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Apr 8, 2014 2:28 pm

Amanda Nunes injured, out of Sarah Kaufman fight at ‘TUF Nations Finale’

The UFC is once again searching for an opponent to fight Sarah Kaufman at next week’s ‘TUF Nations Finale,’ this after Amanda Nunes was forced to pull out of the match due to a dislocated finger. Kaufman was initially targeted to fight Shayna Baszler at the event, but she was also forced off the card...

Apr 5, 2014 11:57 am

Bas Rutten Does Not Speak Highly Of Alistair Overeem

    Bas Rutten, former UFC heavyweight champion and current co-host of Inside MMA, spoke with Submission Radio. Rutten had plenty to say when it came to fellow Dutchman, Alistair Overeem. Props to Bloodyelbow.com for the transcription “Like I said before, when I talk about this, people (are) gonna say like ‘aww he’s a hater...

Apr 5, 2014 10:52 am

Former manager: Rousey refused to honor legal and moral obligations

California State Athletic Commission director Andy Foster recently ruled that the ‘fight-portion’ of the contract between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and the management group Fight Tribe was not valid. Under California Business and Professions Code §18640, the CSAC has the “sole direction, management, control of and jurisdiction” of fighter management contract disputes in...

Apr 4, 2014 5:12 pm

Update: Burkman stays with WSOF, fights winner of Palhares vs. Fitch

Earlier today, Josh Burkman (27-10 MMA) and his WSOF employers had a very public dispute on twitter, which stemmed from the welterweights request to be released from his contract with the promotion. Now, it appears that “The People’s Warrior” will remain with ‘World Series of Fighting’ and will soon fight for the organizations welterweight title.  “I’m happy to tell you that we spoke with Josh Burkman, and...


Apr 4, 2014 9:37 am

Things Get Real-Nasty On Twitter Between WSOF, Burkman & Magalhaes

Yesterday we learned that WSOF welterweight fighter, Josh Burkman, was unhappy with his employer, and as a result, is requesting a release from his fighting contract. That was only the beginning.   Retweeted by Joshua Burkman: [email protected] [email protected] the [email protected] didn’t get a win bonus. to me it kinda doesn’t seem fair [email protected] •WSOF foreshadowing… Contracts should be honored at...

Apr 4, 2014 7:41 am

Josh Burkman has Requested a Release From WSOF

Josh Burkman, one of the top welterweights in the World Series of Fighting, is apparently having issues with the promotion. Yesterday, Burkman took to twitter, saying: “I can’t work on going anywhere else unless #WSOF releases me. If so, we will start fresh somewhere else…” He clarified the statement in a brief interview with Fansided,...

Apr 3, 2014 6:47 am

Ralek Gracie ‘lost respect for Bravo as a man’

The Eddie Bravo, Gracie family mellow drama continues. On an episode of “Darce Side Radio”, Metamoris cheif Ralek Gracie was a guest where he talked about last weekend’s Metamoris 3 and the storied main event between Bravo and Royler Gracie. After Saturday night’s draw, Royce Gracie confronted Bravo. Bravo, in turn, was on a slew of...

Mar 31, 2014 9:44 am

Chuck Liddell’s Trainer John Hackleman Says Jon Jones is Rude and Disrespectful

John Hackleman, renowned coach of current UFC light heavyweight No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira and former UFC light heavyweight king Chuck ‘The Ice-Man’ Liddell, took some time with Submission Radio to discuss the chatter regarding Jon Jones, and his supposed lack of concern toward his next opponent. “I don’t really pay attention to who’s overlooking...

Mar 31, 2014 4:49 am

Edgar To Refs: ‘Let Me Be Limp Before You Stop It’

“If it’s me, let me be limp before you stop it. It’s tough to be a ref, especially in that situation when they’ve got to protect the fighters. But I want every chance I can get. Let me go out on my shield… I’m a fighter; I can’t help it. I’m a competitor. I want...

Mar 31, 2014 4:45 am

Glover Coach: Getting Hit Is Normal

“I think his ace in the hole is his unbelievable one-punch knockout power. He got caught once or twice. I mean it’s a fight. It’s like telling a football team ‘oh your guy got tackled once or twice.’ I mean he got hit once or twice, exactly, so he really has good defense, but it’s...

Mar 28, 2014 5:23 pm

Cyborg: ‘Dana White No Longer Has Excuses’

Former Strikeforce champion and current Invicta FC champ, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino (formerly Santos), is one of MMA’s most feared athletes. Her reign of dominance has, so far, spanned the course of nine-straight-years. Let me repeat that. She hasn’t lost in nine-years!!. Her only defeat came in her pro-debut via submission, and ever since, she’s been...

Mar 25, 2014 12:34 pm

NSAC Pulls Two WSOF 9 Bouts, Fighters Still Get Paid

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has pulled two bouts that were planned for Saturday’s WSOF 9. The fights were pulled from the event’s preliminary card. The scratched bouts were bantamweights Jimmy Jones (4-2) vs. Rudy Morales and (2-0) lightweights Tanner Cowan (0-0) vs. A.J. Williams (0-0). “World Series of Fighting is committed to putting on as...

Mar 21, 2014 5:44 pm

Ortiz Says He’s Ready for Bellator Return

Tito Ortiz says he’s fully recovered and ready to go. Ortiz fractured his neck while training for a 2013 bout against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, which was to headline Bellator’s first pay-per-view. During Ortiz’s recovery, doctors had warned of the possibility of paralysis if he fought again, but he told Knockout Radio that he is “100-percent...

Mar 21, 2014 10:06 am

Bas Rutten On The Fight That Got Away

“Rickson Gracie. At the time everyone was saying he was the greatest so I actually challenged him. People twisted the whole thing and tried to say it was because I didn’t like him. But I had nothing against him, I just wanted to find out who was the best. “And I would have loved another...

Mar 20, 2014 10:05 am

Bellator Champ Newton: ‘Bellator Will Surpass The UFC’

“I just see Bellator definitely surpassing UFC. It’s already happening. [The UFC] is not very personable with the fighters. They don’t really have the fans understanding what the fighters went through, understanding their camps. I think Bellator does that very well. They really follow the fighters, so it makes the fans fall in love more...

Mar 19, 2014 9:55 am

Johny Hendricks Injured, Goes In For Surgery Monday

Newly crowned UFC welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks, was right when he told the media he thought something was wrong with his arm. Apparently, it’s a torn Bicep. While appearing on Los Angeles Radio station, KROQ, this morning, the champ confirmed that he will go into surgery on Monday to repair the muscle and rehab should...

Mar 18, 2014 6:23 pm

Showtime Pettis: I’m going to knock out Melendez and then shut up Diaz

During a Q&A session this past Friday prior to the weigh-ins for UFC 171 in Dallas, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was asked how he plans to defeat his next opponent Gilbert Melendez: “I’m not going to take him down,” stated Pettis. “I’m probably going to knock him out.” Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez will...

Mar 17, 2014 12:43 pm

Johny Hendricks putting belt in vault, wants GSP next

Newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks is not planning on parading around town with his recently acquired gold belt. Instead, the product of Oklahoma is taking the strap to the bank for safe keeping, as he told MMAjunkie Radio in an interview earlier today: “I’m going to put it in a vault,” Hendricks stated. “It’s...

Mar 13, 2014 6:08 pm

Dana White Scheduled To Meet With Holly Holm At UFC 171

So, remember when Joe Rogan went on a radio station and said that there was going to be a “huge announcement” regarding Ronda Rousey and WMMA? Well according to UFC boss, Dana White, there actually isn’t one. White spoke with the media on Thursday in Dallas, prior to this Saturday’s UFC 171. White said, “There’s...

Mar 11, 2014 10:03 am

Gustafsson Not Impressed With Fighter Pay: ‘I Make Enough To Get By’

By Evan Stoumbelis Light heavyweight #1 contender Alexander Gustafsson bounced back from his close decision loss to Jon Jones this past weekend when he knocked out Jimi Manuwa in the second round of their UFC London bout. Gustafsson went on a Swedish radio show this week to speak about his career: Radio Host: What kind...

Mar 7, 2014 3:52 pm

UFC Boss Confirms That Gina Carano Is Currently Under UFC Contract

  Earlier this week, Joe Rogan came out talking about big announcements for women’s MMA and Ronda Rousey. He just wouldn’t give any details. Now during today’s media event in London, the Dana White talked about the rumors that Carano would be returning to action against Ronda Rousey: “…I have literally avoided every conversation about...

Mar 7, 2014 11:30 am

Zahabi on GSP: I Hope In The End He Finds What Makes Him Happy

Last week on Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown” show, Georges St. Pierre’s trainer Firas Zahabi sat down to talk about what he felt may happen with the former welterweight champion what he hoped would come out of his abrupt departure. When asked about Georges’ interest in fighting, or in other activities, Zahabi said, “I think the...

Mar 6, 2014 7:26 am

With Finish Over Lombard, Shields Looking for Title Shot

There are several key Welterweight fights at UFC 171, including a fight to crown a new Welterweight champion. However, one overlooked fight on the card is an important bout between Jake Shields and Hector Lombard. While the fight has the potential for both an exciting finish or  an excruciating decision, one thing about it remains...

Mar 4, 2014 10:10 pm

Chael Sonnen On The TRT Ban: “We finally have some clarity”

Hey remember when the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned TRT and everyone went nuts? Yes, the internet exploded with reactions and news stories about other commissions following the ruling and the UFC saying that they were also banning TRT. Then we had the big news that Vitor Belfort was no longer fighting for the title...

Mar 4, 2014 9:14 pm

Chael Sonnen Says Wanderlei Has Not Signed The Contract Yet

The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3, featuring Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, is set to air on UFC Fight Pass starting March 9. A lot of news has been making the rounds before the show’s first episode has even aired, most notably the huge brawl between the coaches, teased in the trailer for the upcoming season....

Mar 4, 2014 9:03 pm

Ronda Rousey On How She Would Take Out Floyd Mayweather Jr. In A Fight

It’s probably true, call me crazy if you want, but Ronda Rousey probably has a decent shot at Floyd Mayweather Jr. in an MMA fight. It’s all hypothetical, of course. Here is how Ronda breaks down the scrap while on a local L.A. radio show: Ronda: “I’ll tell you what I’d do. You ready? I...