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Mar 14, 2014 3:45 pm

PHOTO’s | UFC 171 Staredowns From Dallas

Earlier today, the UFC 171 fighters hit the scales in anticipation of tomorrow night’s pay-per-view event. UFC 171 features a main event between Robbie Lawler & Johny Hendricks for the UFC’s vacant welterweight world title. Here’s some more staredown pics: Condit vs. Woodley: Sanchez vs. Jury: Lombard vs. Shields:

Mar 14, 2014 3:23 pm

UPDATE: Lawler Will Fight For The Title Even If Hendricks Cannot Make Weight

The UFC just confirmed, through their special Fox Sports 2 broadcast, that Robbie Lawler is cleared for his shot at UFC gold even if Johny Hendricks fails to make his contracted weight. Earlier today, the UFC held their official weigh-ins event for all UFC 171 fighters to hit the scales and make their bouts official....

Mar 14, 2014 2:40 pm

UFC 171 Weigh-In Results: Hendricks Plus Three More Miss Weight

Today’s UFC 171 weigh-in event is over and boy was it full of surprises. A small group of fighters missed the mark in Dallas, including event headliner Johny Hendricks. Hendricks now has one-hour to make the weight limit of 170.00lbs or else the title will not be up for grabs. Here are the results: MAIN...

Mar 14, 2014 2:02 pm

Robbie Lawler Speaks on His Changing Mentality Throughout His Career

Many UFC fighters find the transition from traditional professional fights to the lights, flare, and glare of the Octagon to be overwhelming and sometimes a little interfering. Privacy often goes out of the window, and you are no longer fighting for yourself or your family, but fighting for your hometown, for your country, for your...


Mar 14, 2014 2:00 pm

PHOTO | Bellator Champ Straus Forced To Cut Hair To Make Weight

Yesterday, Bellator featherweight champion, Daniel Straus, failed to make weight during his first attempt at the official Bellator 112 weigh-ins. He was over by a mere one-pound and he took it off with a pair of scissors. Check it: This is the result of a tough cut from @DanielStraus. Heart of a Champion. Going to...

Mar 14, 2014 1:33 pm

Aldo Thinks Glover Teixeira Will Beat Jon Jones

Next month Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira will throw-down for the UFC light-heavyweight title. No one knows who is going to win this pivotal title fight, but UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, has an idea and it comes in the form of his former Ruas Vale-Tudo teammate, Glover Teixeira. “I’m sure, I have no doubt in...

Mar 14, 2014 12:31 pm

Luke Rockhold details his first time sparring with Daniel Cormier

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold recently took to twitter to detail his first time ever sparring with Daniel Cormier. Via @LukeRockhold: Sep 2009 my first sparring session with @DC_mma . Man was this guy loud. Instigated a “real” fight inside the gym between @jakeshields and Matt Major within hours of joining the our team....

Mar 14, 2014 12:22 pm

Dana White: Carlos Condit not guaranteed a title shot if victorious at UFC 171

Just last week, UFC officials annoucned that if Carlos Condit emerged victorious in his upcoming UFC 171 bout opposite Tyrone Woodley, he would be granted a title shot for his efforts. However, that is no longer the case according to UFC President Dana White, who promptly ‘nixed’ the idea during the UFC 171 media scrum. Here’s...

Mar 14, 2014 11:20 am

Dana White: Sonnen vs. Silva still not official

By Evan Stoumbelis The ongoing drama between “The American Gangster” Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva continued this week during Dana White’s UFC 171 pre-fight media scrum. Dana told reporters that the fight between the TUF 3 Brazil coaches was still not set in stone. “Yeah,” White affirmed when asked on Thursday if...

Mar 14, 2014 7:42 am

Dana White: I know for a fact that GSP will return

By Evan Stoumbelis It has been nearly 5 months since we’ve seen former welterweight kingpin Georges “Rush” St-Pierre in the octagon. After his controversial split decision win over Johny Hendricks, GSP decided he would step away from the sport for an indefinite period of time. We didn’t know if GSP would return. He was taking...

Mar 14, 2014 7:35 am

Ronda Rousey Seeking Legal Action to Separate from Management Team

According to Sherdog, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey may be at odds with her management team, Fight Tribe Management, run by Darin Harvery, and is seeking to rectify the situation through the courts. Rousey has had an incredible rise to fame just within the last year, and it’s not necessarily uncommon for an athlete...

Mar 14, 2014 7:19 am

Vladimir Putin Gives MMA Fighter Anthony Ruiz $150,000

In August of 2012, mixed martial arts fighter Anthony Ruiz took a journey to Sochi, Russia for a bout against Alexander Shlemenko. During the fight, Ruiz was on the receiving end of a whooping so brutal that the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, hooked him up with $150,000.00 of his own money. Bleacher Report’s Josh Gross got the...

Mar 14, 2014 7:15 am

Pat Curran’s Bout With Depression Almost Ended His Career

“The fight game is 90% mental.” It’s a cliché we’ve heard countless times, from countless people. But that doesn’t make it any less truthful. The mental prowess of a fighter can make or break not only their next fight, but their entire career. And it’s not just confidence that I’m speaking of; you have to...

Mar 14, 2014 7:14 am

Phil Baroni signs with Bellator MMA

We’ve seen Phil Baroni fight for almost every MMA organization under the sun. Now, the MMA veteran has signed with Bellator MMA. MMAjunkie has the story, thanks to one of their sources that has the inside scoop on whats going down in Bellator. The source has asked to stay anonymous due to not being authorized...

Mar 13, 2014 6:46 pm

UFC to Go Back-to-Back in July

July will be a landmark month for the UFC. UFC President Dana White announced Thursday that the company will host – for the first time ever – back-to-back events on consecutive nights in the same venue. The UFC will follow UFC 175, set for Saturday, July 5 at Mandalay Bay Events Center, with The Ultimate Fighter...

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 13, 2014 6:04 pm

Bellator 112 Weigh-In Results

The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from Chicago’s Horseshoe Casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s March 14th event, which will showcase the Featherweight World Title fight and the opening rounds of the Bellator Season 10 Welterweight Tournament. Bellator MMA will take place from Horseshoe Casino on Friday, March 14th with the first fight taking...

Mar 13, 2014 12:16 pm

UFC 171’s Jake Shields: ‘Everyone Knows Lombard Is A Prick’

“I’ve always thought Hector is a prick. Everybody kind of knows that. He’s a really good fighter but as a person, everyone who knows him, no one likes him at the gym. He’s the guy who goes after all the new guys, tries to break their ribs, break their arms, knock them out. But as...

Mar 13, 2014 12:08 pm

PHOTO’s | UFC 171 Fighters Mean Mug In Dallas

At today’s UFC 171 pre-fight media event, main card fighter’s squared off for the camera’s in anticipation of Saturday’s pay-per-view event in Dallas. In the main event, Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks (pictured above) square off for the UFC’s welterweight title, and Carlos Condit vs. Tyrone Woodley (below) is set to co-feature the event. Here’s...

Mar 13, 2014 11:00 am

QUICK TWITT | Brad Pickett Wants Ian McCall Next

Fresh off his UFC Fight Night London victory, UFC flyweight Brad Pickett, wants that fight against Ian McCall that eluded him prior. Check it: Hey @Unclecreepymma you think you might be fit to fight for the 31th May in Berlin or 19th July in Ireland ? #unfinishedbusiness — Brad Pickett (@One_Punch) March 11, 2014 @One_Punch...

Mar 13, 2014 9:40 am

The MMA ‘Russian Invasion’ That Never Was

You know that new influx of Russian fighters we’re seeing in MMA? Well, it turns out… you don’t. Ben Fowlkes of MMA Junkie caught up with Murat Keshtov, head of the K Dojo Warrior Tribe in New Jersey (the gym which houses many of these “new Russian fighters”), and Murat explained exactly why we might...

Mar 13, 2014 6:52 am

Hendricks Feels It’s Time for Welterweights to ‘Make Our Own Mark’

If it all goes according to plan, by the time the smoke settles Saturday night at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX., Georges St. Pierre will be nowhere near the subject of discourse. After St. Pierre put his career on hiatus, following a brilliant 11-title-fight-victory run, a new welterweight champion will be determined as...

Mar 13, 2014 6:48 am

Hector Lombard on TRT: “Cheating is cheating”

Hector Lombard hasn’t been shy in the least bit about his opinions on TRT or his criticism of Vitor Belfort after his title shot against Chris Weidman went out of the window. With the use of TRT officially banned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in February, Vitor’s opportunity slipped right through his hands. Lombard...

Mar 13, 2014 6:30 am

Kennedy Blasts Bisping In Blog, ‘The Count’ Offers Up Rivera Treatment

Ahead of their headlining stint at the TUF Nations Finale next month, Tim Kennedy, has taken to Yahoo Sports! with a personal blog about the event. Here’s some excerpts: “I’ve wanted to fight Mike since his bout against my friend, Jorge Rivera, a little more than three years ago at UFC 127 in Sydney, Australia....

Mar 13, 2014 6:25 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler Do Pro-Wrestling

When she’s not preparing for title defenses, Ronda Rousey is making hits on the Silver screen in Hollywood. The UFC’s bantamweight champion, also moonlights as a pro-wrestler with her teammate and pro-wrestling enthusiast, Shayna Baszler. Check out their moves:

Mar 13, 2014 6:03 am

Betting Odds: Conor McGregor Opens Up as Early Favorite over Cole Miller

Despite the match-up not even being announced yet, Irish gambling website PaddyPower has marked Conor McGregor as a nearly 2-1 favorite over Cole Miller, meaning that a successful 100 dollar bet on the Irishman would net roughly 50 dollar profit.  MMAMania first announced the news. The line has moved since then, with McGregor now an even...