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Aug 14, 2014 8:24 am

Connor McGregor Wants To Fight In This Stadium

Brash UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has his sites set on Dublin’s 51,000 seat arena and UFC Boss Lorenzo Fertitta is on board. Check it: The stadiums get bigger. The vision gets clearer. UFC in the Aviva? @lorenzofertitta @danawhite pic.twitter.com/rd7LqDsAue — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) August 12, 2014 @TheNotoriousMMA @danawhite let's do it! — Lorenzo Fertitta (@lorenzofertitta)...

Aug 14, 2014 8:22 am

Gamburyan: ‘Caraway doesn’t want to fight, he’s scared of me’

“Let me make this the right way, Bryan Caraway is not my dream fight. I promise you. He’s just another guy out there in my weight class, but I feel like people want me to fight him, fans want me to fight him. As a fighter I respect him, I think he’s got a lot...

Aug 14, 2014 8:18 am

‘Agent Sulu’ A Fan Of UFC Following Kingsbury Stunt

Beloved Actor, George Takei has stumbled across the derrière, of one, Kyle Kingsbury during his recent UFC on FOX walk out in July. Takei, best known for his role in Star Trek as ‘Agent Sulu,’ sent out the following tweet in support of our sport! Check it: After seeing this video, I’v suddenly become interested...

Aug 13, 2014 7:12 pm

Jon Jones Issues Apology To Fight Fans For UFC 178 Removal

I’d like to apologize to all the fans who were excited for UFC 178. Earlier this week, I suffered an injury while training for the fight. I’m having surgery tomorrow and I’m focused on recovering as quickly as possible. I look forward to getting back in the gym and defending my title on Jan. 3...


Aug 13, 2014 7:04 pm

Sonnen: “I tried to game the system”

“I didn’t think I’d be tested for another 44 days.” “I was hit on a surprise test that was 44 days before a fight. Generally in our business we’re tested fight night, so whatever it is you’re doing or you’re not doing, you gotta show up clean on fight day. When I talk about being...

Aug 13, 2014 6:12 pm

Pit Bull Mauling Aside, Grispi’s Wife Wants To Work Things Out

One day before the War Machine fiasco, another UFC fighter had been jailed for domestic violence, and it was pretty bad too. (More on that HERE) In what local authorities called, ‘The most horrific case of domestic violence’ they had ever seen, UFC veteran Josh Grispi allegedly assaulted his wife, then had his pit bull...

Aug 13, 2014 5:19 pm

TUF Vet Latest To Fail UFC Drug Test For Steroids

The Ultimate Fighter season 19 veteran, Mike King has failed his UFC Fight Night Dublin post-fight drug test. UFC officials quickly announced the fighters release. King tested positive for nandrolone, a banned substance and known steroid. In a release, the UFC stated, “UFC middleweight Mike King tested positive for nandrolone following his bout against Cathal...

Aug 13, 2014 5:09 pm

Jones Injury Happened While Working With Alistair Overeem

Earlier this week fight fans were let down with news that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier was postponed until next year. Now, in a recent interview with Sherdog.com, Greg Jackson explained some of the circumstances that led to the injury of the champ, Jon Jones. Check it: “It’s part of the game, it wasn’t like...

Aug 13, 2014 12:54 pm

Second Victim Identified In War Machine Rampage

The other man has been identified. TMZ reported, Corey Thomas — the guy War Machine beat up before attacking Christy Mack — has the distinction of being on a reality show riddled with tales of violent crime — including murder. Corey — who made a fortune in web design — was one of the stars...

Aug 13, 2014 11:59 am

THE HUNT IS ON! “Dog” Officially Announces Man Hunt On War Machine

The time for talk is over. “Dog The Bounty Hunter”, according to our sources, has landed in Southern California as of this morning and is on the hunt for War Machine! The infamous bounty hunter had previously given the fugitive 24-hours to turn himself in, and upon expiration of that deadline, “Dog” issued the following:...

Aug 13, 2014 11:47 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC’s Finest Have Words For War Machine

The Las Vegas PD and Dog The Bounty Hunter aren’t the only ones interested in getting their hands on War Machine. Some of the UFC’s top men are also calling out the former TUF contestant. Check it: @WarMachine170 I'm coming for you bro! — uriah hall (@UriahHallMMA) August 11, 2014 @WarMachine170 turn yourself in —...

Aug 13, 2014 11:40 am

Ronda Rousey Compares Herself To Mike Tyson, White Agrees

“I can’t do anything right for some people. I train harder than all these girls. I’ve worked to be the best in the world. People still find something wrong with it. It’s not because I have no competition. The competition out there is amazing. “It’s that I plan for every fight so precisely. … So...

Aug 13, 2014 10:20 am

QUICK TWITT | Nick Diaz Mourns The Loss Of Robin Williams

UFC fan-favorite, Nick Diaz recently took to his personal Instagram to share his thoughts on the sudden and tragic passing of American Icon, Robin Williams. How do you remember the comedic legend? The Caption Reads, “#:( #hook #rip #tomuchmoos #happythoughts”

Aug 13, 2014 8:10 am

War Machine Vows to Kick ‘Dog The Bounty Hunters’ Ass If He Comes For Him

Embattled and on the run, MMA’s orphaned son, War Machine is hiding and running out of time. Currently, a full-scale man-hunt continues to be underway for the former UFC fighter charged with aggressively beating his girlfriend. Almost prophetically, four-years ago War Machine sent out the following. If Dog the Bounty Hunter came to get me...

Aug 13, 2014 7:49 am

Rousey Defends BFF After first Career Defeat

Over the weekend, one of MMA’s most highly touted prospects, Marina Shafir suffered a crushing 37-KO loss. (Replay HERE) And while Shafir is one of the sport’s most watched up-and-comers, she’s also the best friend of UFC champion Ronda Rousey. Ronda took to instagram with messages of support for her friend and teammate. Check it:...

Aug 13, 2014 7:37 am

‘Mighty Mouse’: ‘About time UFC 178 got a real main event’

Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson has been promoted to the UFC 178 main event following Jon Jones’ withdrawal from his bout with Daniel Cormier. (More on that HERE) He’s excited: Bad: You’ll have to wait a bit longer to see me win again. Good: I’m the new UFC 178 headliner. Bout time that card gets a...

Aug 13, 2014 5:07 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has accepted Dana White’s challenge to complete the ice bucket challenge and dump a bucket of ice water over herself to bring awareness to ALS. Below is a picture Rousey posted on her official Instagram of her accepting the challenge. Challenge accepted

Aug 13, 2014 5:05 am

Sara McMann Calls For Rousey Rematch

Sara McMann may have lost to Ronda Rousey at UFC 170 earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean that McMann is accepting that Rousey is the better fighter. She’s campaigning for a rematch with Rousey regardless of the rankings. Her words: “I’m chomping at the bit to fight her again,” McMann told FOX Sports. “I...

Aug 13, 2014 5:05 am

Swanson Wants Edgar Fight On FOX

Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar don’t want to sit and wait for Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo to fight for them to know who will be the #1 contender. They want to find out themselves by having an elimination match for the spot. Swanson spoke on The MMA Hour: “I’m not going to beg anyone...

Aug 13, 2014 5:03 am

Rockhold Disses Jones, Says He’s Poking DC In The Eyes To Prepare Him

Luke Rockhold has been targeting Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort recently when he is insulting fighters. However now he is taking aim at Jon Jones, the opponent of his teammate Daniel Cormier. Jones is notorious for his eye pokes, but said he is aware of them and needs to work on them. That didn’t stop...

Aug 13, 2014 5:03 am

Aldo: McGregor Is The New Sonnen

Conor McGregor has earned his nickname “Notorious”. The Irish native is constantly in MMA headlines for calling out and badmouthing fighters. Normally his rants are targeted at top 10 featherweight fighters, namely champion Jose Aldo, who doesn’t impress McGregor. Aldo fired back at McGregor today in an interview with Globo.com, as translated by Bloodyelbow.com saying:...

Aug 13, 2014 5:02 am

Timothy Elliot Out Of Fight Night 49

Tim Elliot has pulled out of his bout against Wilson Reis at UFC Fight Night 49, which takes place on August 23rd from Tulsa Oklahoma. A source close to Elliot confirmed the news with MMAJunkie. However no word as to what caused Elliot to pull out of the fight. The lineup for UFC Fight Night...

Aug 13, 2014 5:00 am

Bocek Not Into WMMA, But ‘Cool Bikini Shots’ Help

Mark Bocek thinks girls who posts bikini shot selfies have a better chance of making it to the big stage. Check it: (Via mmafighting.com) “The direction of MMA is they’re pushing the female-MMA – Ronda (Rousey) technically the pound-for-pound best fighter. We’ll put experienced, accomplished male MMA fighters on undercards but we’ll put females who...

Aug 13, 2014 5:00 am

QUICK TWITT | Chael Sonnen: ‘I Remain undefeated’

Following a 14-minute grappling exchange in the Metamoris 4 main event last weekend, former UFC mouthpiece Chael P. Sonnen had just one quick comment to make. I remain undefeated — chael sonnen (@sonnench) August 10, 2014 Of course, ‘The Oregon Gangster’ ended up losing his pro-grappling debut via submission to Andre Galvao, but I guess...

Aug 12, 2014 6:16 pm

Gustafsson Slams UFC For Overlooking Him For Title Shot Again

Earlier today when news broke that Jon Jones withdrew from UFC 178 with a torn meniscus and the bout would be rescheduled for UFC 182, Alexander Gustafsson was not pleased. Gus posted the following message on his official Facebook page: Post by Alexander Gustafsson.

Aug 12, 2014 5:48 pm

DC Disses Jones: “Tough It Up And Fight”

After hearing that Jon Jones was forced to withdraw from their UFC 178 bout with a torn meniscus, Daniel Cormier had some pointed words for the champ. Cormier spoke on America’s Pregame saying: “I would be outside of myself to not say I went into this fight knowing my knee was pretty jacked up, and...