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Apr 10, 2014 6:50 pm

White Says Carano Deserves Title Shot

The reality of Gina Carano facing Ronda Rousey is inching closer and closer to reality. While Rousey told MMAJunkie that she thinks it would be the best fight for women’s MMA, White also said on Wednesday that Carano has a champion’s mentality. White said that if the fight would happen, it would have to occur...

Apr 10, 2014 6:39 pm

VIDEO | Marina Shafir Says She’ll Be Ready For Cyborg Soon

Rapidly making a name for herself, Marina Shafir (pictured, left), Ronda Rousey’s best friend and training partner, is climbing through the MMA ranks in her own right. With an impressive unbeaten run, just like Ronda, Shafir has beaten all five of her opponents in the first round via armbar. Now, in a recent interview, the...

Apr 10, 2014 6:27 pm

Shannon Lee Defends Fathers Character In EA UFC Game

“I think that people who have negative comments [about Bruce Lee’s inclusion in EA Sports UFC] are misguided for the most part,” Shannon Lee told GameSpot this week. “Some people don’t realize that my father was more than just an actor, that he was truly a real martial artist. In a lot of ways more...

Apr 10, 2014 6:05 pm

POLL RESULTS | Who’s Most Likely to Retire With The Belt?

In our latest poll on BJPENN.COM we asked you guys who you think will retire with their UFC strap? The UFC currently has nine champions. Out of those nine, 27% of you felt like Cain Velasquez was the man up to this rare task. All the champs got love, but after nearly 9,000 votes, Cain’s...


Apr 10, 2014 4:15 pm

Clay Guida: ‘Right now is a dangerous time for anyone I fight…’

UFC featherweight Clay Guida may have lost some fans in recent fights due to the lack of action, but he is now claiming to be as dangerous as ever. In a recent interview with Brett Okamoto of ESPN, Guida admitted to having a tough time watching a handful of his fights go to the judges’...

Apr 10, 2014 3:46 pm

Chris Weidman: I’ll be ready by July

On Monday, rating UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman underwent successful surgery on both of his knees. The “All American” is scheduled to defend his title against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 this July. Many fans and media members have had their doubts regarding whether or not Weidman will be fully recovered and ready...

Apr 10, 2014 3:20 pm

Dan Hardy rips U.S health-care system

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy has not fought inside the octagon since a September of 2012 win over Amir Sadollah, due to medical reasons. The British star was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson syndrome, a heart condition which can lead to an accelerated heart beat for periods at a time. While many thought...

Apr 10, 2014 10:51 am

Bisping Wants Title Shot With Win Over Kennedy

“I think it certainly puts me right up there at the top of the list,” said Bisping as transcribed by Sherdog. “Obviously Vitor … I’m not sure what’s going on with the Nevada commission, but I think Vitor’s out for a little while, so forget about him. Obviously Machida is fighting for the belt and...

Apr 10, 2014 10:47 am

Renan Barao Admits Fight Finishes Are Going To Be Less Frequent

Twenty-five minute bantamweight title fights. Get used to them. Renan Barao, the UFC’s 135 pound kingpin, recently addressed the Brazilian Press with thoughts of decisions. “I think so because it’s hard when you are the champion. All eyes are on you, the other athletes are studying your game. Sometimes you win a fight and people...

Apr 10, 2014 10:38 am

Mark Hunt And Brendan Schaub Engage In Twitter Beef

According to our sources, the UFC has been looking to put together a heavyweight bout between Brendan Schaub and Mark Hunt. The promotion was hoping to bring the duo to their New Zealand debut, but Hunt, still injured, was unable to accept the bout due to timing. Still though, California’s Brendan Schaub took the news...

Apr 10, 2014 10:27 am

Robbie Lawler Responds To ‘Patty Cake’ Matt Brown

Following his failed bit at the UFC’s welterweight title, Robbie Lawler went on the defensive during last night’s UFC Tonight. Just a few days ago, Matt Brown came out talking about how Hendricks and Lawler played Patty Cake and didn’t really try to fight. And with that, Lawler responded with the following: “I was hittin’...

Apr 10, 2014 9:14 am

‘UFC Fight Night 39: Abu Dhabi’ Weigh-In results, One Bout Cancelled

Today’s UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson’ Weigh-ins went off without a hitch as all fighters made weight for the contracted bouts tomorrow night. The Camozzi vs. Craig fight was called off when Craig checked in sick, forcing the UFC to cancel the bout. Very sad to say my fight with Andrew Craig has...

Apr 10, 2014 9:13 am

Nate Diaz Has A Point – Is Asking The UFC For A Raise Wrong?

Rod Tidwell is a fictional NFL player from the movie “Jerry Maguire.” In the film, Tidwell, played by Cuba Gooding, Jr., has one of the more iconic moments in the history of sports movies when he screams into a phone, “Show me the money!” On the other end of the line is Tom Cruise, who...

Apr 10, 2014 8:59 am

Immediate Title Shot for Gina Carano? Rousey Says Yes

With Gina Carano recently meeting with UFC president Dana White, speculation has run rampant regarding a potential fight between Carano and UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey. And according to MMAFighting.com, Rousey has no problem with Carano getting an immediate title shot, saying: “I think it would be the best thing for women’s MMA…I think...

Apr 10, 2014 8:39 am

Cole Miller Inks New Four Fight Deal

By Evan Stoumbelis Featherweight Cole Miller has inked a new four fight deal with the UFC. The 29-year old TUF veteran broke the news to the MMA world on Twitter yesterday afternoon. “Just signed a new 4 fight contract with the @UFC. Can’t wait to get back to work this year.” Miller, who is 21-8...

Apr 10, 2014 8:28 am

Dana White: Nate Diaz Missed His Chance At ‘Justin Bieber Money’

The UFC operates to its own set of morals and principles, which is why so many mega-stars leave their ranks with a sour taste in their mouth. Nate Diaz recently came out with a decent rant about fighter pay, asking once again for a pay increase or a release. To that the UFC boss denied...

Apr 10, 2014 8:18 am

Palhares to Jon Fitch: ‘This WSOF belt won’t leave me soon’

“I know that I’ll be ready. I can’t talk for nobody. He can say whatever he wants, what he thinks, what he feels. I know that I’m here working to hold that belt with me for a long time. If he wants to take it from me, I guarantee that it won’t be easy, he...

Apr 10, 2014 7:59 am

Big Nog Calls His Pride Days the ‘Apex’ of His Career

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is one of the biggest legends in the sport of MMA. He’s a talented striker with an intimidating ground game and an admirable sense of sportsmanship. At 37 years old, Big Nog is coming towards the close of a long and lucrative fighting career, but he holds fond memories of his days...

Apr 10, 2014 7:58 am

Alexander Yakovlev to Replace Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 42

On Monday it was announced that Mike Pierce was going to be out of UFC Fight Night 42 against Demian Maia due to a broken hand. Well now, according to his management staff, Alexander Yakovlev will step in for Pierce and make his UFC debut. Yakovlev and his team made this announcement via social media,...

Apr 9, 2014 9:18 pm

PHOTO | GSP Post-Surgery, Says Operation A Success

Georges St-Pierre, the UFC’s former welterweight champion, underwent successful surgery this week to repair his second torn ACL. The Canadian took to twitter with the following: Just got out of the hospital- surgery was a success. Road to Recovery has started again. pic.twitter.com/QTAqF2ityx — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) April 9, 2014

Apr 9, 2014 8:25 pm

Alistair Overeem To Greg Jackson’s?

‘The Reem’, fresh off his Blackzilian exodus and new management deal, is looking at one of the world’s best teams as his new home for Mixed Martial Arts training. If true, he would join the ranks of Jon Jones, Travis Browne, Cerrone, Sanchez and many more. ‘UFC Tonight’ broke the news tonight on FOX Sports...

Apr 9, 2014 8:12 pm

Dana White: UFC Will Be Drug ‘Testing The Whole Card Now’

“As far as testing, what we used to do is we used to roll into town and the title fight always got tested, and there was random testing. We’re testing the whole card now. The whole card is getting tested. Everyone is getting tested.” “Obviously, doing away with performance-enhancing drugs not only helps us run...

Apr 9, 2014 8:05 pm

Couture: ‘Dana Put My Son In Bad Fights To Get Back At Me’

“No I don’t think he got a fair shake. I don’t think that any 7-0 fighter was being handled appropriately or properly in putting him in with a Ross Pearson who has 30 plus mixed martial arts fights. That’s not a real fair match up on the experience side of things. Was Ryan capable, technically...

Apr 9, 2014 6:02 pm

Gastelum Faces Musoke at UFC Fight Night 44

Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum will take on Nico Musoke in the latest bout added to June’s UFC Fight Night in San Antonio. “UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens” takes place June 28 at San Antonio’s AT&T Center. A welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum (8-0) and Nico Musoke (12-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is the latest addition...

Apr 9, 2014 5:15 pm

Nick Diaz vs. Hector Lombard in the Works…Sort Of

Nothing is ever easy when it comes to Nick Diaz, especially getting him to fight. Despite expressing interest in a comeback not long ago, the UFC seems to be having a hard time getting into contact with Nick. According to MMAFighting, UFC PResident Dana White said today in a media luncheon that the UFC was...