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Oct 28, 2015 9:38 am

Rizin officials searching for new opponent for Emelianenko

Recently it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko would be making his return to MMA on New Year’s Eve under the Rizin Fighting Federation banner. There was much speculation as to who Emelianenko would be fighting in his highly anticipated return to MMA. When news broke that Jaideep Singh, who was just 1-0 in professional MMA...

Oct 28, 2015 9:28 am

Valerie ‘The Underdog’ Letourneau: I have nothing to lose

Ahead of her UFC 193 title shot against Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Valerie Letourneau has been dismissed by many fans who believe she doesn’t stand a chance against the undefeated Jedrzejczyk. When preparing for a fight against one of the most dangerous athletes on the planet, most fighters would feel an immense amount of pressure. However, Letourneau...

Oct 28, 2015 9:03 am

Weidman predicting finish in first 3 rounds of Rockhold bout

Luke Rockhold may have recently stated that he will have no problem stopping ‘slow’ Chris Weidman but he hasn’t done anything to slow down the confidence of the champ. Weidman recently used the Periscope app to field questions from fans regarding his training for the bout. One fan asked the champ about how he sees...

Oct 28, 2015 8:53 am

Rousey: Holm will ‘enjoy her life a lot more if she loses’

The life of a champion isn’t an easy one. After losing his UFC middleweight champion to Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva infamously said that he was tired of all the pressure that had been on his shoulders over the years. Ahead of her UFC 193 fight against Holly Holm, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stated...


Oct 28, 2015 8:44 am

Tate contemplating retirement after recent title snub?

Leading up to her ‘UFC on Fox: Dillashaw vs. Barao II’ fight against Jessica Eye, Miesha Tate was under the impression that she would receive a title shot upon winning the bout given that she was riding a 3-fight win streak that was ultimately extended with her win over Eye. After Ronda Rousey’s UFC 190...

Oct 28, 2015 8:37 am

Ruslan Magomedov receives heartwarming message from young fan

This message from a young fan that was sent to UFC heavyweight Ruslan Magomedov will warm your heart. It’s always nice to see fighters positively impacting the lives of young fans. Magomedov is 14-1 in his professional MMA career, and is 3-0 in his UFC career, with his most recent win being a dominant decision...

Oct 28, 2015 8:08 am

Kennedy: Big Rigg is a harder fight than Silva or Vitor

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy spoke with Submission Radio about the potential matchups he sees for himself in the middleweight division. Kennedy says the newest threat to the division is former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks who missed weight for the 170 pound limit at UFC 192. “That’d be a fun one,” he said on the radio...

Oct 28, 2015 8:03 am

Clip of the day: David Loiseau’s iconic spinning back kick TKO

David Loiseau vs Charles McCarthy at UFC 53 in Atlantic City, NJ on June 4, 2005 #DWCOTD pic.twitter.com/PYN3LXe1fD — Dana White (@danawhite) October 27, 2015 For the ‘Dana White Clip Of The Day’ the UFC President selected a video of David Loiseau landing a brutal spinning back kick on Charles McCarthy back at UFC 53...

Oct 28, 2015 7:37 am

Documentary on Reza Madadi to air in Sweden in 2016 (Trailer)

Reza Madadi made his return to the UFC this past Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ where he lost via unanimous decision to Norman Parke. The loss was the first time Madadi stepped into the Octagon in over 2 years, and also served as his first bout back in the UFC after being released due...

Oct 28, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! Fans talk about what they think of Conor McGregor

Jonathan Shrager of Mixed Martial Arts caught up with some fans in Ireland during UFC Fight Night 76 and asked them various questions regarding their hometown hero, Conor McGregor. Topics include everything from comparing McGregor to iconic star David Beckham, to if they were longtime MMA fans, or simply fans of McGregor. See what the...

Oct 27, 2015 10:17 pm

Rousey on Diaz suspension: Diaz got life sentence for ‘parking tickets’

During today’s UFC 193 pre-fight news conference Ronda Rousey fielded questions from reporters about things from her upcoming UFC 193 fight against Holly Holm to Nick Diaz’s suspension. When asked about Diaz’s 5 year suspension Rousey compared it to going to jail for parking tickets. “You know what it reminds me of? It reminds me...

Oct 27, 2015 9:50 pm

Diaz in talks with NSAC, could potentially return in 2016

When Nick Diaz was handed a 5 year suspension from the NSAC last month there was an uproar. Many called out the NSAC for abusing their power and essentially forcing the end of Diaz’s MMA career. A petition was started, which received support from numerous high-profile figures including Cher, Wiz Khalifa, Gina Carano, and more....

Oct 27, 2015 12:22 pm

Michael Bisping shoots Anderson Silva down with steroid comments

While Michael Bisping is recovering from surgery on his arm, multiple opponents are waiting in line to get a fight with “The Count” for his return to the octagon. The UFC middleweight has had a long time interest in fighting UFC great Anderson Silva, but it seems like that fire has died after Silva tested...

Oct 27, 2015 10:44 am

WATCH! Cerrone gets out-grappled by Miesha Tate

Donald Cerrone is currently gearing up for his UFC on Fox 17 title fight against UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos. Leading up to the bout ‘Cowboy’ headed over to Xtreme Couture to roll with former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Miesha Tate. The video shows Tate in control of most of the grappling session,...

Oct 27, 2015 10:26 am

Askren slams Hendricks over “pathetic excuses” with weight-cutting

ONE Championship welterweight titleholder Ben Askren is always going to speak his mind. As the undefeated champion of ONE with a 14-0 record, Askren shared his thoughts with MMA Junkie on Johny Hendricks missing weight for his fight scheduled against former teammate Tyon Woodley at UFC 192. “People are finally getting to see what I’ve...

Oct 27, 2015 10:14 am

WATCH! This NBA all-star cross trains MMA with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin linked up with UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone for some cross training. The two stars mixed up Griffin’s typical NBA workout regiment with “Cowboy” introducing the 6-foot-10 all-star to some grappling and striking. “In basketball, there’s a lot of pushing, grabbing and shoving going on that nobody else sees,” Griffin...

Oct 27, 2015 10:10 am

MUST SEE! Dana White ends ‘greatest flying knee ever’ debate

And to wrap up this flying knee debate…the P4P best fighter on earth @josealdojunior vs @CubSwanson #DWCOTD pic.twitter.com/JnV3II8tjO — Dana White (@danawhite) October 26, 2015 Dana White started quite the debate when he began posting flying knee KO videos, asking fans what the greatest flying knee knockout of all time was. After several installments of...

Oct 27, 2015 10:00 am

Tim Kennedy: I could beat ‘slower, weaker’ Dan Henderson

When Tim Kennedy called out Dan Henderson this year for a fight at UFC’s ‘Fight For The Troops’ event, Henderson insisted that fans wouldn’t be interested in seeing the pair fight because of stylistic differences. Henderson stated that he would rather fight Vitor Belfort in a rubber match, which was then booked and slated for...

Oct 27, 2015 9:46 am

Jones’ manager: DC rematch will be on our terms

Jon Jones was recently reinstated by the UFC, and has reportedly never been more focused. With that being said, a rematch with current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is on everyone’s mind. The only obstacle to that is that DC is currently looking to sit out for a while and rest up for the...

Oct 27, 2015 9:38 am

Ian McCall eyeing ‘Cerrone-like’ schedule after returning from surgery

UFC flyweight Ian McCall has had a laundry list of injuries that have haunted him since signing with the UFC in 2012. McCall said in an interview with MMA Junkie that he just finished shoulder surgery twelve weeks ago for a torn rotator cuff, two torn labra, and a torn bicep tendon. McCall was initially...

Oct 27, 2015 9:26 am

Poirier: I saved Norman Parke’s career

When Joseph Duffy withdrew from his main event bout of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ against Dustin Poirier the UFC offered Norman Parke the opportunity to step in on short notice for Duffy. Parke accepted the bout, however Poirier didn’t, which brought him criticism from many fans. Parke went on to fight Reza Madadi in the...

Oct 27, 2015 8:37 am

Mendes fires back at Edgar for ‘disrespectful’ comments

After Conor McGregor defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 189 to claim the interim featherweight championship Frankie Edgar climbed up onto the platform the Octagon was on and congratulated Conor McGregor. As it turns out Edgar wasn’t only impressed with McGregor, he also thought that Mendes was looking for a way out of the fight. He...

Oct 27, 2015 8:18 am

Luke Rockhold blasts “dirty” Vitor Belfort for cheating on “another level”

When it comes to Vitor Belfort’s past transgressions, fighters and fans are split right down the middle. While some see Vitor Belfort’s failed drug tests and PED usage as a thing of the past, others believe he should continue to be ostracized for them. Prior to Belfort’s appearance on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour podcast...

Oct 27, 2015 8:05 am

Duffy planned to fight Poirier despite concussion

This past weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ was supposed to be headlined by an exciting lightweight matchup between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier. Several days before fight night, it was announced that Duffy had suffered a concussion in training and would be unable to compete. Norman Parke was offered as a replacement for Duffy, but...

Oct 27, 2015 7:59 am

Rothwell goes off on Anderson Silva: You’re not a man, you’re nothing

Ben Rothwell has quickly become a fan-favorite fighter. From giving out free t-shirts during a recent Q&A event, to the menacing laugh he does during post-fight Octagon interviews, Rothwell is loved by many. However with his recent comments towards former UFC middleweight kingpin, Rothwell likely didn’t earn himself any extra fans. He spoke on The...

Oct 27, 2015 7:16 am

Rousey lands Ring Magazine Cover: ‘She’s conquered MMA, is boxing next?’

Recently, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey landed a spot on the cover of ‘Ring’ magazine, which is a boxing magazine. While UFC fans were impressed by Rousey gracing the cover of the famed boxing magazine, boxing fans were split down the middle. Some said that it was wrong of the magazine to feature a...