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Jul 14, 2014 4:51 pm

James Te Huna To Undergo Shoulder Surgery, Possibly Out For A Year

UFC middleweight James Te Huna is still reeling from his submission loss to Nate Marquardt on June 28th. However, the New Zealand native will now have to undergo shoulder surgery and will likely be out for a year. Te Huna spoke with Stuff.co.nz. “I’m having surgery on Tuesday. I’ll be out for about six months...

Jul 14, 2014 10:25 am

Wanderlei Silva Drug Tests Himself, Calls Out Belfort

Wanderlei Silva has been on the receiving end of some pretty harsh criticism after running away from an NSAC drug testing last month. After a hearing with the NSAC Silva says he is ready to fight whenever the UFC calls on him. Silva joined Tatame.com to discuss his future with the UFC. “I did the...

Jul 14, 2014 8:10 am

UFC Fight Night 51 Picks Up Four Bouts

UFC Fight Night 51, which takes place in Brazil has picked up four bouts as of today. Lukasz Sajewski (13-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Leonardo Santos (12-3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) Sergio Moraes (8-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (18-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) Mike Rhodes (6-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC) vs. Paulo Thiago (15-7 MMA, 5-7...


Jul 14, 2014 7:44 am

Ramsey Nijem vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira Set For UFC 177

A lightweight fight between Ramsey Nijem and Carlos Diego Ferreira has been announced for UFC 177, which will take place next month in Sacramento, California. Nijem, who made it to the finals on TUF season 13, has won five of seven fights since losing at the finale to Tony Ferguson. Nijem is riding a two...

Jul 13, 2014 8:43 am

Coach: ‘Don’t be surprised when Werdum defeats Velasquez’

“Werdum has what it takes to submit or knock Cain Vealsquez out. I don’t agree when people say Werdum shocked the world against Fedor. There’s no such thing in MMA. It’s a fight and both fighters are ready. I won’t be shocked when Werdum defeats Velasquez. I already expect that… We know that Cain Velasquez...

Jul 11, 2014 8:54 am

QUICK TWITT | Tim Kennedy Says He Knows 50 Fighters Who Use PED’s

UFC middleweight fighter, Tim Kennedy is being very vocal about his dislike for cheaters using performance enhancing drugs. Now, in a recent twitter post, he states that he knows around 50 guys who are dirty. Check it: @benfowlkesMMA I can give you a list of about 50 guys I know are dirty…. Sooooo…. Hell NO!!!...

Jul 11, 2014 8:53 am

No Title Fight! John Dodson Out for One Year Following Torn ACL

John Dodson has been steadily working his way back up towards Demetrius Johnson’s Flyweight belt, always with insane speed, and bottomless gas tank, and flashy style. Besides the champ, he is arguably one of the best flyweights to watch. However, as it does so many fighters, injury may be taking Dodson out of the game...

Jul 10, 2014 11:40 pm

Zingano Returns! Set To Fight Nunes In Vegas

UFC No. 1 contender, Cat Zingano is finally set to return to action following a rough run-of-things on the sidelines. While prepped for a possible title fight, a Ronda Rousey injury has put that prospect too far out. Rather than wait for what’s hers, Zingano has agreed to fight the very dangerous Amanda Nunes. The...

Jul 10, 2014 9:19 pm

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey’s Injured And Stitched Hand – OUCH!

UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey impressed once again in her latest dismantling of a title challenger last weekend in the UFC 175 co-main event against Alexis Davis. After starting her career with repeated arm bars, the undefeated UFC champion has finished her last two fights with strikes. (See the replay HERE) The Caption Reads,[email protected] on...

Jul 10, 2014 7:10 pm

QUICK TWITT | War Machine Skeptical Of New Bellator Regime

Viacom owned, Bellator MMA has gone under some major changes in the last month. A new president, the cancellation of the tournament format and season concept, and much more. The company has released several fighters and the staff backstage is getting some major shake-ups too. The former Bellator Regime was a big fan of many...

Jul 10, 2014 12:54 pm

Tim Kennedy Wants Random Drug Testing Ahead Of Romero Bout

Two massively buff middleweight fighters are going to cause a ruckus when they go toe-to-toe in September. I’m talking about Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero, of course. Two contenders trying to climb the ranks of one of the UFC’s most talent rich divisions. In the lead up to their recently announced scrap, Kennedy has gone...

Jul 10, 2014 9:35 am

Both UFC and WSOF Bring in Big Numbers over July 4 Weekend

This past weekend was a strong one for mixed martial arts. In addition to International Fight Week in Vegas ending with two UFC events, World Series of Fighting aired on Saturday, drawing in almost four times more views than it’s usual broadcast. The UFC 175 prelims on Saturday night saw 1 million views, which is...

Jul 10, 2014 6:38 am

Overeem vs. Rothwell, Mitrione vs. Lewis Added to UFC Fight Night 50

UFC Fight Night 50 will bring fight fans to the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut on September 5th, and with this event will come two hard-hitting heavyweight bouts: Allistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell and Matt Mitrione vs. Derrick Lewis. Overeem most recently saw a desicion victory at UFC 169 against Frank Mir after...

Jul 9, 2014 7:05 pm

“The Sky’s the limit for Weidman,” says UFC Boss

“The sky’s the limit for him. He’s the first guy I’ve ever seen so proud to be American… He comes off really well in every way, shape and form. The respect he showed Anderson (Silva), he’s like, ‘I love being aligned with Anderson Silva. He’s the greatest ever and he deserves that respect.’ It’s good...

Jul 9, 2014 5:02 am

Derrick Lewis: MMA Saved My Life

Derrick Lewis spoke with the media at the TUF 19 post fight press conference about his past and how MMA essentially saved his life. Lewis had just picked up a win over Guto Inocente earlier that night.

Jul 9, 2014 5:01 am

BJ Penn’s Coach Talks About BJ’s Upright Striking Style

BJ Penn’s longtime coach and friend, Jason Parillo spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about BJ’s upright striking style, and why he does not advocate that style. “I would never in a million years develop that new style,” Parillo said. “Never in a million years. “I got called a week before the fight...

Jul 8, 2014 3:56 pm

BJ Penn: A Fighter Retires

By: Thomas Gerbasi via UFC.com : There was always a running joke among a couple members of the UFC production team and myself when it came to BJ Penn. Event after event we would trade our war stories, trying to top each other by revealing the journey it took to finally track down the ever-elusive “Prodigy.” After it was...

Jul 8, 2014 2:53 pm

Stefan Struve: Fainting Spell Unrelated To Heart Condition

Stefan Struve was supposed to make his return to the Octagon this past Saturday against Matt Mitrione, however just several fights before his, he experienced a fainting spell and was deemed unable to compete. Struve has been out of competition for quite some time after it was discovered that he has a leaky aortic valve,...

Jul 8, 2014 1:52 pm

Kennedy vs. Romero Set For UFC 178

Middleweights Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero will square off at UFC 178 in a match that will likely go to the ground given the elite wrestling background of both fighters. Kennedy is 3-0 in the UFC, and is coming off a dominant performance against Michael Bisping at the TUF Nations Finale. Prior to that, Kennedy...

Jul 8, 2014 5:03 am

Rousey Announces She Needs Surgery Following UFC 175

Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced during the post fight press conference of UFC 175 that she will have to undergo a fairly minor knee surgery for chronic injuries that have plagued her since she tore her ACL when she was 16. “With the knee surgery, it’s just something that’s more maintenance that I need...

Jul 8, 2014 5:01 am

TWITTER BEEF: Matt Hughes Defends Hendricks Against Ben Askren

Earlier today we brought you news that Ben Askren had been taking shots at UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks via Twitter during the TUF 19 Finale. Now, UFC legend Matt Hughes has decided to get in on the action and defend the champ. Check out the series of Tweets below: @Benaskren @MMARoasted @JohnyHendricks You talk...

Jul 7, 2014 8:42 am

TWITTER BEEF: Ben Askren Slams Johny Hendricks

ONE-FC fighter Ben Askren took some shots at not only UFC President Dana White, but welterweight champion Johny Hendricks as well yesterday while all three attended the TUF 19 finale. Check out Askren’s Tweets below: @danawhite ducking my heckling by sitting in the opposite side of the cage — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) July 7, 2014...

Jul 7, 2014 8:33 am

Jens Pulver Confirms Retirement

Leading up to the TUF 19 finale last night, another UFC legend decided to hang up their gloves, former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver has decided to officially announce his retirement. Lil Evil spoke to MMAHeat.com about his retirement saying: “I did (compete at) 135 for a bit, and everyone was saying ‘time to retire’,...

Jul 7, 2014 8:11 am

B.J. Penn: I Needed Closure

Following a disappointing loss to Frankie Edgar, BJ Penn spoke to the media about why he got back in the Octagon for another fight saying: “I’m thinking to myself, why did you step back into that octagon after the beating that Rory MacDonald gave you? The reason is because I really needed to find out....