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Dec 31, 2014 7:01 pm

Cormier: “This is the ultimate testing ground”

“I love this sport because at the end of it, they lock us inside of an octagon and they say, ‘You guys figure this thing out.’ So he can make fun of my fourth place in the Olympics. He can make fun of my body. He can make fun of everything. At the end of...

Dec 31, 2014 6:52 pm

Rockhold: ‘It looks like Machida’s next’

An interesting middleweight bout with serious title implications is looking close to locked. Both Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida showed interest in the matchup, and now, in a recent statement to MMAFighting.com‘s Dave Doyle, Rockhold confirmed that’s the fight. “There’s a very good opportunity for that to happen real soon. I look forward to that...

Dec 31, 2014 6:45 pm

Jon Jones Defends His Words, Says He Didn’t Lie To The NSAC

“I saw that: ‘Technically, you lied under oath. I didn’t. I had several months left on the Nike contract, and when that fight happened, it sped up the process of my losing my Nike deal. I had like thousands of dollars of credit left on my Nike account that I never got to spend and...

Dec 31, 2014 3:50 pm

Cerrone Confirms $20k Price Tag For Jury Training Camp

  Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone boasts an impressive 12-3 UFC record, with his only losses come to the champ, and two title challengers. That string of good wins, and dominant performances doesn’t come cheap, as Cerrone explained at today’s UFC 182 pre-fight media event. “Twenty thousand dollars. That was just strictly bringing guys in. Bringing guys...

Dec 31, 2014 3:40 pm

Scott Coker and Fedor Emelianenko Celebrate New Years In Tokyo

Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has been hoping to get Fedor back in the cage. Could this recent meeting in Tokyo be a good sign, or just a friendly visit? Happy New Year from Tokyo! #InokiBomBaYe #IGF2014 pic.twitter.com/ysxVofMm3C — Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) December 31, 2014

Dec 31, 2014 11:24 am

“EMBRACE THE BAD GUY”

UFC President Dana White believes it’s in Jon Jones’ best interest to just embrace his natural persona, as the bad guy. The UFC boss took to FOX Sports Live, last night, to explain: “I think he should embrace it. He’s kind of come off like the bad guy in this thing. All the stuff that...

Dec 31, 2014 10:55 am

“Camp Starts Tomorrow”

UFC bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is set to defend her title against undefeated challenger “Alpha” Cat Zingano. The two top female fighters wills square off in the UFC 184 co-main event set for February 28. With exactly two-months left before fight night, Ronda announced, via her social media this morning, that her official training...

Dec 31, 2014 10:25 am

Jones Relieved To Let His Real Persona Out

  “I’ve been pretty resistant. No one wants to be the bad guy. But at the same time, people tag me to be the bad guy. I’ve learned to just let go. Let go.” “For that hot mic to come out and for people to see that side of me, it was kind of a...

Dec 31, 2014 10:20 am

Diego Sanchez Recovers Stolen Custom Audi S4

Most men like fast, customized rides they can call their own. Diego Sanchez is no different. Which is why when his whip got jacked earlier this week, the fan-favorite fighter took to twitter to spread awareness and offer a reward. The car was found shortly after: Now let's hope Insurance does it's job and get...

Dec 31, 2014 10:03 am

Anthony Pettis & Team To Ready CM Punk For UFC Debut

Newly signed UFC fighter CM Punk may have yet to pick his desired weight class, but according to Dana White, he’s picked his training home. According to a Tuesday edition of FOX Sports live the popular pro-wrestler will train alongside UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis. “He’s picked a training camp,” White said. “I’m pretty sure...

Dec 31, 2014 9:07 am

SHOTS FIRED! Riddle Fires Back At Askren

Popular Cannabis Advocate MMA fighter, Matt Riddle didn’t take kindly to the recent use of his name by Ben Askren. Earlier this week, in a tweet to Jon Jones, Askren posted the following: Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones pic.twitter.com/bdEr5xYkuf —...

Dec 31, 2014 5:02 am

Rio To Host UFC Fight Night 63

The UFC will return to Rio de Janeiro on March 21 for UFC Fight Night 63. The fight card will mark the UFC’s sixth trip to the “Marvelous City”, but it will serve as Rio’s first ever “UFC Fight Night” event. All five of the previous shows held in Rio were pay-per-view events. We have...

Dec 31, 2014 5:01 am

Politician Responsible For NY MMA Ban Under FBI Investigation

Corruption and politics? Say it ain’t so! The sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) is legal and regulated everywhere in North America… Well, except for New York that is. That’s because New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has done his very best to keep MMA from becoming regulated in the state. As a consequence, amateur...

Dec 31, 2014 5:00 am

RELEASED!

Scrappy lightweight fighter Isaac Vallie-Flagg has been released by the UFC following his latest loss to Matt Wiman this past November. At 36, the professional MMA fighter boasts a winning record of 14-6, but unfortunately dropped his last three straight inside the Octagon. Vallie-Flagg took to twitter to announce the news: Well fuck sometimes putting...

Dec 31, 2014 4:50 am

UFC’s Phil Harris Retires From MMA

European UFC flyweight Phil Harris has decided to hang em up following an 11-year MMA career. Harris took to twitter with the news: So 2014 I've decided to retire from MMA but will be staying competitive training out of @Gym01Portsmouth BJJ team roll on 2015 — Phil Harris ufc (@Philharrismma) December 31, 2014

Dec 31, 2014 4:20 am

Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 Official Results

  Japan’s year-end show featuring the return of Mirko Cro Cop delivered an action packed evening of fireworks from the Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Here are the results: Mirko Filipovic def. Satoshi Ishii via TKO (head kick and punches) – Round 2, 5:00 for GF Championship Chris Barnett def. Shinichi Suzukawa via...

Dec 30, 2014 4:01 pm

UFC Brings In New York Law Legal Team For Antitrust Defense

Today in a release, UFC officials announced they have retained the top New York-based Law Firm, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP. The firm will defend the promotion against the class-action anti-trust lawsuit filed against them by former fighters. Here’s the UFC’s official statement: We have built a popular business from modest beginnings by meeting the needs...

Dec 30, 2014 1:51 pm

Danny Castillo Discusses His Future After Fighting-Exclusive

UFC lightweight, Danny ‘Last Call’ Castillo, will fight on Jan. 3 at UFC 182, but the Team Alpha Male fighter made time to speak with BJPENN.COM radio and covered a wide range of topics. Among some of the highlights, Castillo spoke about the brutality of the sport and how he’s come to realize that being...

Dec 30, 2014 1:48 pm

Jon Jones: Who cares if I’m fake? I win fights”

“No one wants to be the bad guy, but a the same time, people tag me to be the bad guy, and I’ve learned to just let go. When I read my comments on Twitter and Instagram, I realize I really do inspire people, and people really appreciate who I am as a martial artist....

Dec 30, 2014 1:46 pm

PHOTO | Fedor, Wanderlei, and “Huggy Bear”

The man set on “Shutting down the heavyweight division” in 2015, Chris “Huggy Bear” Barnett, didn’t disappoint at today’s IGF’s Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 pre-fight media event in Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan. As seen in the photo (Courtesy Mike Afromowitz) Barnett is in legendary company alongside Fedor Emelianenko, and Wanderlei Silva.

Dec 30, 2014 1:45 pm

QUICK TWITT | Askren Clowns Wrestling Credentials Of Jon Jones

OneFC welterweight champion, “Funky” Ben Askren isn’t one to shy away from a proper insult, and he didn’t do it this time either, when calling into question the wrestling credentials of Jon Jones. Check it: Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones...

Dec 30, 2014 12:17 pm

Jones Compliments Cormier’s Ability To Compete With His Body Type

“I wouldn’t necessarily say there’s anything I like about him. I do respect that he’s able to use his frame so successfully, being a short guy and thicker guy. When you look at him, his body type doesn’t scream athlete. But he’s been able to do some amazing things, both in the sport of wrestling...

Dec 30, 2014 11:20 am

Hendo Fires Back At Jones

When a fan recently fired off at Jon Jones for his defamatory comments about Dan Henderson, Hendo got a chance to chime in. “What the f*ck (has) Dan Henderson ever done (to) you?”, cried the fan on twitter. “Dis Dan to get your point across shows ur a immature condescending arrogant f*cking prick.” To which...

Dec 30, 2014 10:51 am

RELEASED!

Charlie Brenneman has announced that his second stint with the UFC has come to a close. Was released fr @ufc today. Looking forward to starting the next chapter. Thx to my supporters! — Charlie Brenneman (@SpaniardMMA) December 30, 2014 The former welterweight, turned lightweight, has found much success on the regional scene but failed to...

Dec 30, 2014 10:22 am

Condit Interested In Nick Diaz Rematch

“You know, Nick Diaz is back in the picture and I was thinking about maybe after he fights Anderson Silva getting that shot at him. Doing a rematch and kind of settling the score. I’m taking it easy. But if the UFC comes through with a fight I’ll be ready to get into camp.” During...

Dec 30, 2014 10:15 am

Jones: ‘I’m giving DC what he wanted’

“Daniel Cormier’s been asking for this fight for a long time. He beat Dan Henderson, who’s like a 60-year old, and started talking trash to me on the mic right away. I’m going to give him what he’s wanted and that’s an opportunity to get his butt whooped by me.” During a recent taping for...