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Jun 6, 2015 11:08 pm

Brian Ebersole retires following his UFC FN 68 loss to Omari Akhmedov

Following his TKO loss to Omari Akhmedov at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 68 event in New Orleans, mixed martial arts veteran Brian Ebersole announced his retirement from the sport. Ebersole competed in an incredible 70 bouts during his MMA career, earning 51 victories to his credit. Brian fought in many different weight classes, including lightweight...

Jun 6, 2015 8:59 am

Mike ‘Quick’ Swick Verbally KO’s Alex Garcia

Mike Swick is preparing to make his return to the octagon after a long hiatus. The TUF alum and UFC vet will face off against Alex Garcia at UFC 189, but before that it looks like things are already heating up between the two. Garcia sent out a tweet to Swick telling him he was...

Jun 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Undefeated! Drakkar Klose, Staying Grounded In One Of MMA’s ‘Super Camps’

  On Saturday June 6th Undefeated lightweight Drakkar Klose steps into the ring for the Rage in the Cage 178 event. I was able to conduct a phone interview with the promising MMA LAB fighter. A former high school and collegiate wrestler Klose hopes to make a big impact this weekend and continue his climb...

Jun 5, 2015 12:34 am

PVZ Hits Instagram Heavy!

UFC’s rising star Paige VanZant is always on top of her Instagram game! Check out a few of her most recent post!! Here we go!!! New Orleans better watch out. Two alpha females coming your way! @cynthia.calvillo A photo posted by Paige VanZant (@paigevanzantufc) on Jun 4, 2015 at 1:45pm PDT Good morning working out...


Jun 4, 2015 4:00 am

Paige VanZant Enjoying Life In The Sun!

The UFC strawweight seems to be enjoying her time out of the octagon. Paige VanZant is on a nice streak in the octagon and her star power seems to be growing substantially. Always active on social media, VanZant has shared a lot of pictures of what seems to be her enjoying life as a growing...

Jun 3, 2015 5:50 am

Dana White: ‘The NFL Couldn’t Pay Me Enough’

UFC president Dana White is fine right where he is. White recently talked to Palm Beach Post about all things UFC and mentioned that there is one job he certainly does not want. While talking about the idea of fighter unions, White mentioned the NFL and says he’s thankful that he doesn’t have to deal...

Jun 3, 2015 5:45 am

Mitrione Is Pretty Much A Bad Ass, And He Knows It

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione aka Meathead is set to do battle against Ben Rothwell this weekend and going into the fight he’s beaming with confidence. Mitrione stopped by The MMA Hour this week and talked about where he’s at in his career, and why he feels like right now he’s one of the best fighters...

Jun 3, 2015 5:00 am

Eddie Gordon vs. Antonio Carlos Junior set for UFC Fight Night 70

A middleweight bout between former “TUF” winners Eddie Gordon and Antonio Carlos Junior has been added to June’s UFC Fight Night 70 event in Florida. UFC officials recently announced the news. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 19”, Eddie Gordon (7-3 MMA), will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he faces...

Jun 2, 2015 5:15 am

UFC President: ‘Thank God I’m Not NFL Commissioner’

UFC boss Dana White has a tough job and takes a lot of heat from fighters, media and fans, but he thinks there’s one man that has it even worse. White recently talked to Palm Beach Post about several topics relating to the UFC. White was asked about dealing with unions and if he’s glad...

Jun 1, 2015 8:27 pm

Gilbert Melendez Latest UFC Star to Question Reebok Deal

Gilbert Melendez is getting ready to hit the octagon at UFC 188 when he finally squares off with fellow lightweight Eddie Alvarez. The two have been teasing a matchup since a DREAM Lightweight Tournament years ago and it’s finally becoming a reality. While Melendez is excited to be facing Alvarez, he isn’t too excited about...

Jun 1, 2015 6:30 am

Weidman on Hanging with Mayweather: ‘He Knew All About Me’

After he successfully defended his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in May, Chris Weidman celebrated his big win with none other than Floyd “Money” Mayweather! Mayweather was coming fresh off the biggest win of his career as well. He had just defeated Manny Pacquiao in one of the biggest fights in...

May 30, 2015 2:21 pm

Fight Announcement Roundup!

Here’s your weekly fight announcement roundup! Check out which of your favorite fighters are set to scrap at upcoming events. Paddy Holohan (11-1-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Vaughan Lee (14-10-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC)- Fight Night 72 Hacran Dias (22-3-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC) vs. Chas Skelly (14-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC)- Fight Night 70 Willie Gates (11-5...

May 28, 2015 2:01 pm

Ex UFC Fighter: Facebook Post Cost Me My Job

Former UFC fighter and TUF alum says he got cut from ONE FC because of a Facebook post he sent out. James McSweeney talked to MMAFighting and told them that he has been released from ONE FC because of a post on his Facebook page. The fighter took to his social media to express his...

May 28, 2015 11:19 am

Julianna Pena Eyeing Zingano Scrap

TUF 18 winner Julianna Pena is looking for a fight with top UFC bantamweight Cat Zingano. Pena, who is coming off of an impressive TKO win in her last outing, is looking to grab a fight with the former title challenger for her next bout. On UFC Tonight, Pena’s manager said they are interested in...

May 27, 2015 7:55 pm

The Ultimate Fighter: ATT Vs. Blackzilians Ep. 6 Recap

The sixth episode of TUF: ATT vs. Blackzilians starts with a massive celebration from ATT. Everyone is going nuts, chanting and celebrating. Now the home gym advantage will go to ATT and Blackzilians streak comes to an end. Naka from Blackzilians is disappointed with his performance. After discussing it with Rashad Evans and Tyrone Spong...

May 27, 2015 6:10 pm

Anonymous UFC Fighters Disclose Income Loss Figures With Reebok Deal

  Iain Kidd conducted this extremely interesting survey, asking anonymous UFC/MMA fighters questions about the new Reebok deal. Kidd, a over at BloodyElbow, asked a series of questions to a group of fighters and recorded their responses. Below you will find a small excerpt from the results. Some really cool stuff here, check it out....

May 27, 2015 11:02 am

BEEF! ATT Founder Offers To Fight Blackzilian Founder With One Arm

If you’ve been watching this season of TUF then you have figured out by now that the owners of each gym, American Top Team and the Blackzilians, don’t like each other. ATT founder Dan Lambert recently went on Submission Radio and talked about the feud, saying he just thinks Glenn Robinson is trying too hard...

May 27, 2015 8:17 am

Calderwood Reveals Personal Problems Lead to Poor Performance

Fan favorite, UFC strawweight Joanne Calderwood didn’t perform up to a lot of peoples expectations in her last outing, losing in just 90 seconds. Adding more fuel to the strange performance was a message she sent out after the fight, cryptically talking about something that had happened the night before. Basically nothing has been said...

May 27, 2015 7:55 am

Benson Henderson Stays Silent On Injury

  Remember when UFC lightweight/welterweight Benson Henderson pulled out of his upcoming fight with Michael Johnson? The fight was set for the TUF 21 finale in July, but got scrapped when Henderson pulled out for some reason that wasn’t disclosed to fans. Well, now we know what it was…sort of. Henderson joined The MMA Hour...

May 26, 2015 2:46 pm

Three Things Paige VanZant Absolutely Loves

Paige VanZant is a rising star in the UFC and a fan favorite. The women’s strawweight fighter is pretty active on social media, sharing videos and pictures with her fans, or FanZants. Check out three of VanZant’s favorite things in life. I love chips — Paige VanZant (@PaigeVanzantUFC) May 26, 2015 Love @ninjawarrior !!!! I...

May 26, 2015 2:21 pm

Rousey’s Dream Fight Is Against Jon Jones

A champion is calling out another champion. This is one of those ‘this will never happen’ type stories but it’s still fun to discuss. In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey says if she got to choose she would love to see how she matched up with former...

May 26, 2015 1:10 pm

Palmer: ‘I woke up naked next to a naked TJ Dillashaw

Being on a team its only natural for you to grow closer to your teammates and build relationships that will last for lifetimes. Then there’s waking up naked next to you teammate. On Submission Radio, WSOF champ and Team Alpha Male fighter Lance Palmer talked about a time when he woke up with a naked...

May 26, 2015 12:59 pm

Weidman On Jones: ‘ He Has No More Secrets… Don’t Judge Him’

UFC champion Chris Weidman had a lot to say about former champ Jon Jones when talking to Ariel Helwani recently. Mostly, the champ said he isn’t going to judge the former p4p great, because we are all human and could end up in the same situation. “I’m a human being. You start seeing your accomplishments...

May 26, 2015 9:29 am

D.C. Recalls Early MMA Career, Fighting While On Welfare

Yes, the sport of MMA has its trash talk and its rivalries and its Dana White quotables, but every once and a while we get a truly ‘feel good’ story. Daniel Cormier won the UFC light-heavyweight title this past Saturday when he survived an early onslaught from Anthony Johnson and came back to get the...

May 26, 2015 7:11 am

Slo-Mo Aerial Striking With The Team Alpha Male Females — WATCH!

Check out Paige VanZant’s Matrix impression in this video that she posted to her Instagram! A little Memorial Day fun with @cynthia.calvillo @teamalphamalemma A video posted by Paige VanZant (@paigevanzantufc) on May 25, 2015 at 4:16pm PDT WATCH! GILBERT MELENDEZ TALKS UPCOMING SCRAP WITH EDDIE ALVAREZ

May 25, 2015 8:00 am

Joanne Calderwood to Face Bec Rawlings at UFC Fight Night 72

A women’s strawweight bout has been added to July’s UFC Fight Night 72 event, as UFC officials recently announced that Joanne Calderwood will face Bec Rawlings in Scotland. Joanne Calderwood (9-1 MMA) will be fighting in her home country for the first time when she faces off the Rawlings this July in Glasgow. “JoJo” is...