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Dec 7, 2014 9:20 am

CM Punk: “Couture didn’t start MMA until he was my age”

Last night the MMA world erupted early on in the UFC 181 broadcast when it was announced that CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, would be stepping into the cage sometime in the future under a UFC contract. Following the event, he spoke to Ariel Helwani about his contract, and future in the sport. I...

Nov 30, 2014 12:48 pm

REPORT: Mickey Rourke Beat Up A Homeless Man In Moscow

There has been much speculation as to the legitimacy of Mickey Rourke’s win over Elliot Seymour this past weekend in Russia. After a body shot that appeared to graze Seymour, he crumpled to the ground, and Rourke was declared the winner (See the highlights HERE). Now, according to a report from Daily Mail, Seymour had...

Nov 28, 2014 12:04 pm

Penne: ‘TUF a strange messed up science experiment’

“That house starts to mess with you. It’s like a very strange messed up science experiment. It really is. They give you every opportunity for drama. You just get really wrapped up what’s right in front of you and it ends up being very dramatic. “I don’t feel like people acted like they would in...

Nov 25, 2014 1:28 pm

UFC Explains London Event Cancellation

February 28, 2015 was supposed to mark the return to London, for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. UFC Chief Executive, Gary Cook explains why that date isn’t happening: “We’re going to move ourselves to another London date further down in the year. So we had to make some changes, and as we always say with our...

Nov 19, 2014 3:19 pm

Benavidez contemplates possibility of “unfulfilled” career without title

Joseph Benavidez is gearing up to fight Dustin Ortiz this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 57. The bout is one that would extend Benavidez win streak to 2, and leaves the #2 ranked flyweight with a lot to lose against #13 ranked Dustin Ortiz, who is currently on a 2-fight win streak of his own....

Nov 17, 2014 5:25 pm

Dana White discusses Luke Rockhold’s ranking

Earlier this month the UFC traveled to Sydney Australia where Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold fought in the main event. Rockhold ultimately finished Bisping in the second round of the bout with a one-arm guillotine choke. UFC President Dana White spoke to UFC.com on their weekly podcast, ‘The Download’ to discuss Rockhold’s ranking in a...

Nov 15, 2014 1:54 pm

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episodes 4 & 5

On episode #4 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contender Mark Hunt gets sweaty and introspective in Mexico City. Featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez cuts weight in style and practices his questionable Spanish. At Ultimate Media Day, the stars of the UFC 180 card meet with the media, treating them to fight predictions and Robert...

Nov 12, 2014 4:04 pm

Nate Diaz Reveals Root Of Contract Dispute With The UFC

“I went to sign this contract to fight for the title against Henderson, and when I went to sign my contract, they were locking me down for eight fights for sh-tty pay. I was like, ‘This is a world title fight, and you’re going to pay me this chump change?’… I’m like, ‘OK, this is...

Nov 10, 2014 3:34 pm

Tateki Matsuda vs. Joby Sanchez Set For UFC Fight Night Boston

UFC Fight Night Boston, which takes place on January 18th, and features a featherweight bout between Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver has picked up another bout to an already stacked lineup. Boston Herald reported earlier today that Tateki Matsuda will face Joby Sanchez on the card. Matsuda will be looking to bounce back after suffering...

Nov 9, 2014 2:10 am

PHOTO | Scorecard for Jouban/Alves Fight

There is a saying in mixed martial arts that instructs the fighters to never let the decision of the fight go in the hands of the judges. Even though they were close to the action, judges have a reputation of watching a completely different fight than what is going on in the octagon or ring....

Nov 4, 2014 10:27 am

Anderson Silva reportedly hospitalized with back pain

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva was apparently hospitalized on Monday. The 39-year-old fighter went to the hospital yesterday following a workout in Rio de Janeiro, this according to Brazilian news site Combate. Silva was admitted due to back pain but was ultimately released from the hospital shortly after, according to Ivan Raupp. The Brazilian MMA reporter said...

Oct 28, 2014 3:51 pm

TUF Brazil Season 4 Following Dana White To Las Vegas

Much like TUF Latin America, TUF Brazil 4 will not be filmed on location, in favor of the TUF studios located in Las Vegas, Nevada. TUF international Producer, Dan Farmer, told MMAJunkie.com, “We just found it’s an easier way to streamline the process for us. It’s where our headquarters are. We have a full production...

Oct 21, 2014 4:09 pm

Conor McGregor would rather keep busy than wait for a title shot

Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) is coming off a first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier at September’s UFC 178 event in Las Vegas. Following his win over “The Diamond”, the brash young Irishman proclaimed himself the divisions number one contender, a notion that UFC president Dana White seems to agree with. McGregor will be...

Oct 17, 2014 1:30 pm

Aldo Not Impressed: ‘Nothing special stands out about Conor McGregor’

“I make it a point to observe all fighters in the featherweight category. I’m the champion, and I plan to remain the champion. I do pay attention to any featherweight fight where someone is ranked in the UFC, since that could potentially be my next adversary. Conor is no different than any other fighter. I...

Oct 12, 2014 9:16 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Frank Lester Slams Team Alpha Male Over ‘Eargate’ Allegations

This weekend, Team Alpha Male’s DJ Roberson fought Frank Lester, ultimately after 3 rounds the bout went to Frank Lester via split decision. Team Alpha Male took to Twitter to cry foul, saying Lester bit Roberson’s ear during the fight, posting pictures of the injury, as well as a picture of the incident. Loading Last...

Oct 11, 2014 1:24 pm

Mark Hunt: ‘No man intimidates me’

“There isn’t a fighter anywhere who can intimidate me now. When it comes to my opponents, there is no use anyone trying anything because it ain’t gunna work. I’ve been around so long now nothing worries me. There are no other factors that cause me stress when I get inside the Octagon. I guess that’s...

Oct 8, 2014 4:09 pm

Sportsnet Cancels UFC Central With Showdown Joe

R.I.P. UFC Central – April 20, 2009 – October 01, 2014 After being on the air for over 5 1/2 years, my pride and joy, “UFC Central”, is no more. The final airing on October 01st, was a heart breaking one to record, but I am proud of the work that the Team was able...

Oct 5, 2014 10:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To MacDonald’s Win Over Saffiedine

Last night Rory MacDonald fought a very game Tarec Saffiedine in the main event of UFC Fight Night Halifax. The bout ultimately ended with MacDonald landing a devastating uppercut in the third round, stopping ‘Sponge’ for the first time in his career. Below is a compilation of UFC fighters reactions to the bout: Awe Rory's...

Oct 2, 2014 3:52 am

UFC Officials Release New Details & Extended Punishment For Cung Le

UFC officials have released the following statement regarding the recent positive HGH findings of middleweight fighter, Cung Le. Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, released an updated statement regarding the suspension of UFC middleweight Cung Le: After review by UFC Senior Management, an error was discovered regarding the length of Cung Le’s suspension...

Sep 27, 2014 9:34 pm

UFC 178 Results: Johnson Retains Title, Forces Cariaso to Submit in Round 2

After finishing tonight’s championship bout with a submission, it is safe to say Deleterious Johnson is the most well-rounded champion the Ultimate Fighting Championship has. Cariaso saw almost no success in tonight’s fight as he was completely outclassed by the champion. Johnson took Cariaso down in the second round and transitioned with ease. Rogan made...

Sep 27, 2014 7:37 pm

UFC 178 Results: Zingano Bloodies Nunes and Earns TKO Win

In the opening moments of the first round, Zingano outstruck Nunes and was looking impressive until Nunes turned the tables and took her down. Nunes cracked her with a right hand and proceeded to pummel her. While things were looking bleak for Zingano, she showed great heart by defending intelligently and ultimately escaped danger by...

Sep 25, 2014 10:37 am

Rogan: “Wanderlei Lifetime Ban Ridiculous’

“I just think the penalty is way over the top. It’s one thing if you want to tell the guy he’s suspended for a year. Pretend as if you caught him for using steroids. If he got caught and it was his first time being caught it would be a nine month suspension. Instead of...

Sep 24, 2014 12:30 pm

Poirier on McGregor: “I don’t like him”

“I don’t like the guy, I don’t like him as a person. I think he talks a big game, like he wants to fight, and that he wants to be in the dog fight. He talks like he’s that kind of person. “But if you watch his footage I don’t think he is. He’s knocked...

Sep 24, 2014 11:30 am

Like it or not, Wanderlei Silva should still go down as a legend

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA) recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission). Yesterday, the NSAC announced that “The Axe Murderer” had been indefinitely suspended, meaning he will never be able to fight in the...

Sep 22, 2014 9:03 am

.GIFs | The Unstoppable Mark Hunt

This past weekend we saw Mark Hunt KO Roy Nelson with a brutal uppercut. We knew going into this fight that both fighters had unbelievable chins and possessed some of the best one-punch knockout power in the sport. Prior to last year, Hunt hadn’t been KO’d since 2008 when he fought Melvin Manhoef. Roy Nelson...

Sep 18, 2014 7:40 pm

Roy Nelson Ready For Velasquez Bout, & White Pride Tattoo

“I can put ‘White Pride’ on my chest. He has his ‘Brown Pride’ on his chest. Wait, that isn’t the same thing, is it?” “I think any time you’re the champ, you just want to live it up,” Nelson said. “If I was the champ, I’d call it a day. ‘I’ve got pigeon toe. Oh,...

Sep 17, 2014 4:49 pm

Tecia Torres Fought Randa Markos Injured

Last season was the premier of TUF 20, a groundbreaking season that would crown the UFC’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. The first fight of the show was between #3 ranked Tecia Torres of Team Melendez, and #14 ranked Randa Markos of Team Pettis. The injury didn’t occur during training however, it happened while the coaches...

Sep 15, 2014 8:00 am

UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson Lineup Finalized With 12 Bouts

UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson takes place this upcoming Saturday, September 20th live from the Saitama Super Arena in Japan. The event is headlined by heavy handed heavyweights Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. This event is streamed exclusively on UFC Fight Pass, and has a 12:30 A.M. ET start time in the US....