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Dec 22, 2015 1:56 am

UFC on FOX 17 salaries range from $10,000 to $542,857

It looks as if the heavier fighters took home the heaviest money bags after UFC on Fox 17. The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation released the UFC on FOX 17 salaries and MMA Fighting reported the paydays for the fighters as follows: “As always, these figures do not represent a fighter’s total earnings,...

Dec 14, 2015 10:02 am

UFC on Fox 17 Video: Road To The Octagon – It’s Time!

Ready to bring in the New Year?  Not so fast, Dana White and the UFC have one more event to end an amazing 2015 run.  The final card of the year features Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone vs Rafael dos Anjos,  Alistair Overeem vs Junior dos Santos. Returning to the octagon is Nate Diaz, pursuing a win against...

Dec 9, 2015 11:52 am

Must See! BJ Penn Video Interview: Future looks bright for Penn in 2016

In the history of combat sports, there have been many warriors that have stepped into the octagon. Only two can say they’re two division champions and only one has transcended the sport of MMA to where it is today. BJ Penn knows no limits regardless if it’s a scrap in the octagon or how he...

Nov 16, 2015 2:43 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Ronda Rousey Drops out of Top 10 P4P

“UFC 193” has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated! Some major changes were made as big names made major drops and a familiar face pops back up in the light heavyweight division. Ronda Rousey’s devastating loss to now-champion Holly Holm may not have caused a major drop for her in...

Oct 10, 2015 10:25 am

Glory 24 Results

GLORY 24 went down last night and we saw some pretty fun fights. In the heavyweight final Benjamin Adegbuyi def. Jahfarr Wilnis via split decision, while the rest of the main fights were all KO finishes! In the night’s main event we saw Joe Schilling KO Jason Wilnis in the second round, then called out...

Sep 6, 2015 11:00 am

UFC Fighters React To The Disappointing Arlovski vs. Mir Fight

  One of the most anticipated fights on UFC 191 was the co-main event, a heavyweight fight between two former champs who have fought their way back to the top. Yes when Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski were booked to fight the MMA world was pretty confident we would get a knock down grab em...

Aug 17, 2015 6:00 am

Donald Cerrone’s long road to a UFC Lightweight Title shot

Before WEC merged with UFC in 2010, smaller fighters always had the stigma that they could not consistently provide exciting fights. The fact that WEC became such a commodity that UFC eventually absorbed it proved the theory to be a myth as fighters like Jose Aldo, Dominick Cruz, and Urijah Faber have put on some...

Aug 10, 2015 4:00 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Enters Top 10, Nunes Cracks Top 5

The dust has settled from “UFC Fight Night 73” and the official rankings have been updated! Beneil Dariush and Amanda Nunes are the big winners this week as Darish was able to crack the top ten in his division while Amanda Nunes took the number four spot in the bantamweight division. Michael Johnson can take...

Aug 3, 2015 5:35 pm

Rankings Report: Rousey sends Correia far away from top 5

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey solidified her spot atop the women’s bantamweight division with another exciting title defense. This past Saturday at “UFC 190”, Rousey only needed thirty four seconds to send Bethe Correia crashing face first into the canvas. As a result of the loss, Correia has dropped three spots in the rankings...

Jul 27, 2015 3:44 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Tate Takes Top Spot, 4 Women Ranked Above Correia

“UFC on FOX 16” is in the books and a couple fighters from the main card made some big moves! Miesha Tate’s co main-event performance against Jessica Eye earned her the top-spot directly under Ronda Rousey, once again. Jesssica Eye dropped a single spot due to the loss, however. TJ Dillashaw surpassed UFC Heavyweight Champion...

Jul 20, 2015 2:27 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Michael Bisping’s Win Gets Ignored

Michael Bisping and Thales Leites clashed in the main event of UFC Fight Night 72. Even though Bisping came out on top, his ranking in the middleweight division did not change at all as he remained at #9. Anderson Silva continues to drop in the pound for pound rankings, this week dropping TWO spots to...

Jul 13, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Soars into P4P List

“UFC 189” and “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” Finale are both in the books and the rankings received a major facelift. Conor McGregor ended an amazing night of fights with a performance that won him the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship. As a result of this, McGregor has hopped above Mendes and Edgar as the #1...

Jul 12, 2015 5:52 pm

“TUF 21 Finale” Results: Magalhaes Spits Blood on Samman After Getting Submitted

Caio Magalhaes showed terrible sportsmanship after getting submitted in the opening round by Josh Samman. Samman was able to bust Magalhaes open along the bridge of the nose with a shot that caused blood to flow free and fast. Magalhaes tried to remain active by changing levels with strikes, but he threw a body kick...

Jul 7, 2015 9:08 am

Coming Soon! Dana White And Matt Serra Working On Reality Show

Watch out world! UFC president and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra will be coming to a TV near you. Yes, White and Serra, along with friend Nick ‘The Tooth’ Gallo, are working on a new reality show together. During a Q&A with fans a little while back, White revealed that he’s working on the new...

Jul 5, 2015 6:35 am

Edgar: Interim Title Fight Is Just A No. 1 Contenders Bout

Earlier in June, was news broke that Jose Aldo suffered a rib injury and was possibly going to be pulled from the “UFC 189” main-event. It didn’t take long for fighters to throw their name in the mix and get a big payday for fighting McGregor on July 11th. In reality, if anybody was going...

Jul 1, 2015 10:14 am

Make It Five! — Jose Aldo’s Most “Notorious” Title Fight Cancellations

Jose Aldo has officially pulled out of UFC 189. The news came from Dana White himself, who appeared on ESPN with Conor McGregor and said that the featherweight champion has pulled out of the title fight because of his rib injury. This makes it five times that the featherweight king has pulled out of a...

Apr 24, 2015 1:52 pm

GSP: ‘I Lost the Desire to Hurt My Opponent’

“I have more fun in training. When I fought Jake Shields, I didn’t have a great training camp and I was not satisfied with my performance. Then I got hurt. It let me rest mentally and physically, and I came back against (Carlos) Condit more hungry. My training camp was great, my fight was great....

Apr 8, 2015 5:55 pm

Anderson Silva’s NSAC Hearing Postponed Again

Anderson Silva will get three more weeks to file his defense. Just over two months after failing his drug test for UFC 183, Anderson Silva is still working to get a defense together for his case with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Silva’s hearing was originally scheduled for April 9th, but his request for an...

Apr 3, 2015 8:17 pm

Silva’s Trainer — ‘I Don’t Believe Anderson Is to Blame for PEDs’

“I think that when that day comes, everything will be cleared up and everyone will be aware of what happened… Most people already know Anderson would never take anything to fight, simply because he doesn’t need to. A guy who trains like he does, with his conditioning and who has always been clean doesn’t need...

Mar 19, 2015 12:09 am

Anderson Silva Will “100%” Fight Again

Facing a likely suspension and fine, for the use of steroids, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is certain about an eventual return to action. UFC Tonight broke the news on Wednesday’s FOX Sports 1 broadcast. “[Anderson Silva’s] team asked for an extension and it will probably be heard in April,” stated UFC Tonight. “With...

Mar 4, 2015 8:42 am

Coach: Anderson Silva Would Never Fight Dirty On PEDs

“I’m really sad because I know Anderson for years and I know he’s a very respected and straightforward man. Personally, I don’t know what happened. I know Anderson was always a clean guy, very clear. Anderson works hard, he came from humble origins. I don’t know what happened. But I tell you that Anderson would...

Mar 2, 2015 6:00 am

Report: Anderson Silva To Admit To Steroid Use

Since it was announced that Anderson Silva failed a random pre-fight drug test, as well as his fight night drug test, he has been relatively quiet regarding the drug testing failures with the exception of one statement. While there isn’t a date set for Silva’s hearing with the NSAC, there has been much talk regarding...

Feb 20, 2015 2:06 am

Anderson Silva Breaks His Silence: ‘I have never taken PEDs’

IN RESPECT TO MY FANS I will not say anything about who I am or what I went through to get here. What matters to me now is the respect from those who have followed my career. I bled, struggled and fought because I love it and because I always wanted to honor the flag...

Feb 17, 2015 2:25 pm

MORE FAILURES! Anderson Silva Fails Pre And Post UFC 183 Drug Tests

We’re currently moments away from the NSAC’s address on Anderson Silva and reports are already coming out that tell a troubling tale. Anderson Silva failed more drug tests. An additional positive test for steroids, and his post-fight test was failed for anti-anxiety/insomnia medication. MMAJunkie.com has it: Silva (34-6 MMA, 17-2 UFC), who defeated Diaz via...

Feb 17, 2015 1:58 pm

Rockhold: ‘Marijuana shouldn’t be on the banned substance list’

I don’t think it’s a performance enhancer by any means. I don’t smoke it anymore, but I used to smoke weed when I was in high school, and I understand where Diaz is coming from. He has a medical marijuana card. It’s like he’s licensed to smoke. I barely see how he should be punished...

Feb 12, 2015 4:40 am

Report: Anderson Silva Failed A Second Drug Test

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva has seen better days. Following very controversial news that he had failed an out-of-competition drug test for steroids, reports are now coming out that he failed a second test as well. MMAJunkie.com has it: Multiple sources close to the situation on Wednesday confirmed to MMAjunkie that Silva...