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Oct 20, 2014 11:37 am

Daniel Cormier Named Permanant Co-Host Of UFC Tonight

UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Daniel Cormier has officially been named the permanent co-host of UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1. Cormier has been a co-host on the show already for some time now, and has been a staple alongside UFC legend Kenny Florian on the program. Cormier said in a statement released by the...

Oct 20, 2014 11:20 am

PHOTO | Fan-Made Aldo vs. McGregor Fight Poster

UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II is set to go down this Saturday in Brazil. However, as always, fans can’t get enough of Conor McGregor. After ‘Notorious’ TKO’d Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 last month, many began calling for a matchup between McGregor and the winner of Aldo vs. Mendes, prompting fans to create promo...

Oct 20, 2014 9:37 am

Gustafsson vs. Evans Targeted For January Main Event In Sweden

The UFC has been rumored to be targeting a bout between Alexander Gustafsson for some time now, but with Evans still being sidelined until 2015, nothing has materialized. Evans is currently recovering from a torn ACL, and hasn’t been in the Octagon since finishing Chael Sonnen in the first round of their bout almost exactly...

Oct 20, 2014 8:46 am

Eddie Bravo Explains Why He Was Arrested In The UK

Last night it was revealed that Eddie Bravo had been arrested while in the United Kingdom, and thrown in jail. The JiuJitsu guru, and 10th Planet JiuJitsu founder stated he would explain the details behind his arrest on his podcast last night. We speculated that the arrest was a result of Bravo not having a...

Oct 20, 2014 8:23 am

PHOTO | Rory MacDonald Going Hunting

Rory MacDonald is a headhunter in the cage, and is also apparently a hunter outside of the cage as well. MacDonald posted the following picture on his Instagram of himself firing a rifle with a new setup. Loading First shots with the new 30-06 setup View on Instagram

Oct 20, 2014 5:05 am

Bobby Green Successfully Hosts ‘The Green Mile’ Walk For Peace

UFC lightweight Bobby Green is making a strong effort to raise awareness for gun and gang violence, and bring peace to Southern California, even if it means putting himself in harms way. ‘King’ hosted an event, which he called ‘The Green Mile’ yesterday, and the turnout for the peace walk was amazing! Check out some...

Oct 20, 2014 5:02 am

Soa Palelei Set To Fight Walt Harris At Fight Night 55

Soa ‘The Hulk’ Palelei is set to step into the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 55 on November 8th which takes place Sydney Australia to face Walt Harris, who will be making his return to the promotion. Walt Harris is a replacement for Daniel Omielanczuk, who was forced off the card. Harris will be making...

Oct 19, 2014 7:29 pm

QUICK TWITT: Eddie Bravo Arrested In UK

Eddie Bravo sent out the following Tweet several hours ago, saying that he would explain why he was arrested and thrown in jail while doing seminars in the United Kingdom. http://t.co/j8Lgp9nc7R 2nite at 10pmPsT (6am UK time) I will explain in detail why I was put in jail in the UK pic.twitter.com/93ywClJW5N — Eddie Bravo...

Oct 19, 2014 4:41 pm

UFC Confirms Faber vs. Rivera Set To Headline UFC 181 Prelims

The UFC has confirmed that Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera will headline the FOX Sports 1 prelims for UFC 181 on December 6th. The event will be headlined by Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler as the pair will face off for the second time, and Lawler will attempt to avenge his loss to Hendricks and...

Oct 19, 2014 4:35 pm

Ian McCall Disses Lineker With ‘Step Brothers’ Quote: “I Don’t Like His Face”

It’s no secret that flyweights Ian McCall and John Lineker don’t like one another. Until the pair squares off at UFC Fight Night 56, they will likely continue to trade verbal shots. In an interview with MMAJunkie, McCall quoted the legendary comedy movie ‘Step Brothers’ starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. “I don’t know...

Oct 19, 2014 3:56 pm

Miocic Calls For Title Shot With Win Over JDS

Stipe Miocic and Junior Dos Santos are set to square off at UFC on FOX 13 on December 13th. The bout will be the biggest test of Miocic’s 13 fight professional career that has seen him pick up 12 wins. Miocic, who is ranked #5 on the UFC’s official rankings hopes to fight the winner...

Oct 19, 2014 3:46 pm

Get To Know Julie Kedzie And Her Best Friend Bailey

Julie Kedzie, WMMA pioneer, and now matchmaker for Invicta FC, and her furry best friend Bailey were featured in the second episode of MMAFighting’s series ‘Mixed Martial Arfs’ which takes a look at fighters and their furry best friends. In case you missed the first episode of the series with Andrei Arlovski, you can watch...

Oct 19, 2014 3:32 pm

Royce Gracie Believes Brazilian Fighters Lack Strategy

With UFC 179 coming up this Saturday, Jose Aldo stands alone as the only Brazilian fighter to currently hold a UFC championship. After Anderson Silva lost the middleweight title in 2013, and Renan Barao lost the bantamweight title earlier this year, it was quickly noted that 8 of 9 UFC champions are Americans. Royce Gracie...

Oct 19, 2014 3:16 pm

Joe Warren Eyes Return To Wrestling, Gunning For Olympic Gold Medal

Newly crowned Bellator MMA champion Joe Warren is no stranger to wrestling competition. After winning the Pan American Championships in 2006 as well as the World Championship, a failed drug test cut his Olympic hopes short in 2008. Now, nearly 6 years later, Warren is eyeing an Olympic gold medal at the 2018 games. He...

Oct 19, 2014 3:01 pm

PHOTO | Chad Mendes Bloodies Training Partner Ahead Of UFC 179

UFC featherweight #1 contender Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch with Jose Aldo this Saturday. The week of the bout, most fighters would take it easy so as not to get injured, and focus solely on cutting weight, however it appears ‘Money’ is not one of those fighters. Team Alpha Male...

Oct 19, 2014 2:54 pm

QUICK TWITT: McGregor Heading To Brazil To “Boost Ticket Sales For UFC 179”

Conor McGregor has been stating for some time that he would be attending UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II in Brazil, and would even place banana peels around the ring, many laughed the statements off. McGregor is going through with his decision however, and will be attending UFC 179 this Saturday, no doubt keeping a...

Oct 19, 2014 2:49 pm

QUICK TWITT: Conor McGregor Trolling On Twitter

Conor McGregor doesn’t call himself ‘Notorious’ for nothing. The featherweight contender has earned a reputation as not only a finisher, but a brash trash talker, who just happens to back it up on fight night. In an effort to most likely get a rise out of Twitter users, McGregor posted the following picture on his...

Oct 19, 2014 11:02 am

PHOTO | Alistair Overeem’s Daring Alligator Catch

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem is gearing up for his UFC on FOX 13 on December 13th bout against Stefan Struve. Ahead of his bout, he caught a baby Alligator with his daughter, and posted the moment on Instagram. Loading I tend to keep mixing alligators with crocodiles! But to set the record straight.. Alligators are...

Oct 19, 2014 10:29 am

Mike Pierce Ready To Return To The UFC

UFC veteran Mike Pierce hasn’t seen action in the Octagon since UFC Fight Night 29, almost a year ago to date. The bout ended in the first round when Rousimar Palhares infamously secured a heel hook, but refused to let go of the submission after Pierce tapped, and subsequently was released by the promotion. Pierce...

Oct 19, 2014 10:03 am

Swedish MMA Federation Looks To Improve Matchmaking Process

Earlier this month the UFC held UFC Fight Night Stockholm, in Sweden, which was headlined by a welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. The bout saw Nelson pick up the first loss of his professional career after 5 grueling rounds. Ahead of the card however, fight fans criticized the commission for several matchup...

Oct 19, 2014 9:40 am

Countdown To UFC 179 Aldo vs. Mendes II Debuts Tonight On FS1

To get fight fans ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II, the UFC will be running ‘Countdown To UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2’ on Fox Sports 1 tonight at 3 p.m. CT. The card will be headlined by a highly anticipated matchup between longtime UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and Chad Mendes, who...

Oct 19, 2014 9:29 am

UFC Signs Two New Fighters

The UFC has added two new fighters to their roster. Jared Cannonier and Jake Collier have been called up to the biggest MMA stage in the world to showcase their skills. Cannonier, a 7-0 heavyweight, stands at 6’3, this Gracie Barra Alaska fighter will be looking to make a big statement in his UFC debut...

Oct 19, 2014 9:01 am

Steven Seagal And Josh Barnett Set To Go Head To Head In Action Thriller

In an upcoming action movie titled ‘Absolution’ former UFC heavyweight champion, and Metamoris heavyweight champion Josh Barnett will find himself going against the man who takes credit for Anderson Silva’s legendary front kick KO, but has never actually coached Silva, Steven Seagal. See the trailer below, and catch Barnett sporting a suit as he plots...

Oct 18, 2014 2:37 pm

Report: UFC Champ Gets Physical With Male Pro Wrestler

In new reports coming out of Los Angeles, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was apparently out in Los Angeles last night, viewing a professional wrestling event, when she got involved. TMZ Sports has the scoop: Ronda Rousey hit up a local wrestling show Friday night in Reseda … but it’s what she did during one...

Oct 18, 2014 2:26 pm

Chael Sonnen Approves Of Conor McGregor

When it comes to talking the talk, there’s no one better than Chael P. Sonnen. Which is why his stamp of approval is so important to McGregor fans. In his debut podcast episode, the former three-time UFC title challenger discussed the brash tactics of the UFC’s newest mega-star in Conor McGregor. Check it: (Via The...

Oct 18, 2014 2:12 pm

The Night Vince McMahon Almost Got Beat Up By Frank Shamrock

The MMA and Pro Wrestling world’s rarely cross paths. However, back in the day, at least as it’s told by Chris Jericho, Frank Shamrock almost beat up Vince McMahon. The following tale comes from a time when Shamrock was working bodyguard duty for Mickey Rourke. Check it: (Via Jericho’s autobiography, The Best in the World: At...