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Jul 10, 2014 12:43 pm

‘Bigfoot’ Hungry – Promises Killer Performance Against Arlovski

“It was my dream to fight in Brazil. I know that Arlovski is a great fighter and will be a hard test but I’m hungry and wanting a lot to step in the octagon again. You can expect me looking forward to winning all the time. I always go for the KO or the submission...

Jul 4, 2014 9:12 am

Joe Rogan Killing Thai Pads

It’s no secret that UFC commentator Joe Rogan is heavily involved in Martial Arts himself. A black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a black belt in 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu, a blue belt in Judo, and a 2nd degree black belt in Taekwondo, with several championships in Taekwondo as well. Yesterday Joe shared a video on his...

Jul 4, 2014 5:01 am

Andrei Arlovski Meets Bigfoot Silva At Fight Night 51

Fresh off his decision win against Brendan Schaub, Andrei Arlovski will not meet Antonio Bigfoot Silva at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil. Bigfoot Silva is coming off a rare draw against Mark Hunt in December, afterwhich he failed a drug test for elevated testosterone levels. His suspension will be up in September, just in...

Jul 3, 2014 2:51 pm

White Silences Critics: Business Has Never Been Better

UFC President Dana White spoke to Yahoo! Sports recently about the current state of the UFC, and how the business is doing exceptional, regardless of what the fans think. The UFC took some criticism after it was reported that UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov did under 250,000 PPV buys. Dana White commented on the event...


Jul 2, 2014 7:19 am

Daniel Aguiar Frustrated Over Timidity Disqualification

Last month veteran referee Mike Beltran disqualified Danny Aguiar at RFA 15 for ‘timidity’ something rarely seen in the MMA world. Yesterday Aguiar joined MMAJunkie.com to speak about the incident, and why he doesn’t deserve the hate he is receiving because of it. What happened in the fight against Sam Toomer? The referee said you...

Jun 30, 2014 9:54 am

Anderson Silva: A fight with Nick Diaz could be interesting

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) recently appeared at a media scrum in Rio de Janeiro, where he talked about a possible return fight against Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC). “Well, if everybody is saying that it would be an interesting fight, what am I going to say?”...

Jun 27, 2014 6:06 pm

Thiago Silva Books First Fight Since Arrest

Former top UFC contender Thiago Silva will be looking to put his personal problems aside when he returns to action late August. The Blackzilian fighter is schedule to fight for a local Florida promotion on August 29. An opponent has yet to be named for Silva. The event is scheduled to go down from the War Memorial...

Jun 25, 2014 6:49 am

Ronda Rousey: ‘I can beat any girl in the world in BJJ, Gi or No’

  “One thing that I couldn’t stand when I was just watching MMA and coming from Judo was all these people talking about how the Jiu Jitsu people would beat any Judo player. It was such a stereotype that I thought, and still think, that I could beat any girl in the world, any weight...

Jun 24, 2014 8:37 am

Rousey Out To ‘Prove A Good Point’ Against Davis

Ronda Rousey is a perfect 9-0 in her professional MMA career, the Olympic Judoka is now preparing for her upcoming fight against Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on July 5th, and she has something to prove. Rousey joined The Great MMA Debate on Fox Sports to talk about how she wants to prove Jiu-Jitsu practitioners...

Jun 21, 2014 11:19 am

Paulo Thiago Gets New Four-Fight Deal, Shocks Fans And Critics

To the surprise of many, the UFC has opted to continue employing longtime welterweight fighter Paulo Thiago. According to reports coming out of Brazil, the special forces officer has inked a new four-fight deal that will keep him in action for the foreseeable future. The new deal comes as a shock to many, considering the...

Jun 20, 2014 2:43 pm

Anderson Silva Gets Medical Clearance To Return To Sparring

After publicly breaking his leg in the UFC 168 main event last year, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been spending the bulk of the last six-months in rehab. And while there are likely several hurdles left yet to go through, Silva’s medical team in Brazil has just cleared him to begin sparring again....

Jun 20, 2014 6:13 am

Chael Sonnen Rumored to Compete at Metamoris 4 in August

Just as many fight fans assumed, when self-proclaimed bad guy Chael Sonnen officially announced his retirement on UFC Tonight a little more than a week ago, it would not be the last we would see of him. Just a few days after the announcement of his retirement, rumors began to swirl that The American Gangster...

Jun 19, 2014 3:00 pm

Promotion Opens Up 300lb. Weight Class For Tim Sylvia

New England Fights Mixed Martial Arts (NEF MMA), the Northeast’s premier mixed martial arts promotion, returns to the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine on September 6, 2014 with a bell time of 7:00 pm. The main event of the evening will feature former two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) World Heavyweight Champion Tim “The Maine-iac”...

Jun 19, 2014 5:30 am

Pearson Discusses Controversial Sanchez Fight: ‘I was conviced I won’

“I was convinced I won that fight pretty easily and it was going to the judges’ decision with Bruce Buffer calling the victory for me. When they called it out, I felt like I was hit by Brazil all over again.”   Pearson on if getting the win bonus takes the sting off losing: “Without a...

Jun 19, 2014 4:59 am

Damaged ACL Repaired, Big Nog Wants 2015 Return To Action

According to reports coming out of Brazil, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira underwent successful knee surgery to repair a damaged ACL. The longtime heavyweight staple, at 38-years old, still has a desire to compete, and Brazilian Commissioner Marcio Tannure told Combate.com that everything’s a go for ‘Big Nog’s’ return to competition: “The procedure was a success, now...

Jun 16, 2014 12:01 pm

Ray Sefo Plans Global Expansion For WSOF

Former Kickboxer and now President of World Series of Fighting ‘Sugar’ Ray Sefo joined a media conference call to discuss the future of his promotion. During the call MMAmania.com asked Sefo about global expansions for WSOF. “From day one, we said we were going to go globally. We have done that already. The August event...

Jun 16, 2014 10:20 am

Diego Brandao Leaves Jackson-Winkeljohn Ahead Of McGregor Bout

Former TUF winner Diego Brandao has left his longtime camp at Jackson-Winkeljohn in Albuquerque for an unnamed team in San Antonio ahead of his UFC FN 46 bout with Conor McGregor in Dublin, Ireland. Diego joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the move in camps: “Greg Jackson always leaves the door open...

Jun 11, 2014 12:46 pm

Silva To Answer For Drug Test Dodging Charges In Nevada Next Week

Before Chael Sonnen failed his drug test, resulting in his removal from UFC 175, Wanderlei Silva dodged his. The two TUF Brazil 3 coaches were originally slated to fight each other, in the sports biggest grudge match to-date, however, both are now on the shelf facing serious allegations. in the State of Nevada. For Silva,...

Jun 6, 2014 5:13 pm

Joe Rogan Believes That Cutting Weight For Fights Is Cheating

  Joe Rogan talks about the art of cutting weight for athletic competition, specifically cage fighting. “I definitely think so. I think there might be some sort of regulations where they weigh fighters during training five or six weeks out, the way they do random drug tests. They should probably do random weigh-ins as well...

Jun 6, 2014 9:49 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘I got lucky against Shogun’

“Here is what you have to understand. I caught him, I got lucky. That was a lucky move. If we would fight ten more times, I would never catch that move again. But he has never said that. He let me have my 15 minutes of fame. He shut his mouth and walked out. I...

Jun 5, 2014 2:52 pm

No Retirement For Shogun, Wants On Upcoming Japan Card

Following his most recent defeat, former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua has decided to fight on and not retire. News of his intentions came to us during last night’s UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. The Brazilian striker came into the UFC on the heels of a nearly unmatched run in PRIDE. Once here,...

Jun 5, 2014 5:15 am

Faber Talks Nova Uniao: ‘We have a real rivalry now’

Video: Urijah Faber joins UFC Tonight Urijah Faber has faced off with two of Brazil’s best fighters in Jose Aldo and Renan Barao. With his Team Alpha Male guys always competing for the same space as the Brazilian team, the two have formed a healthy rivalry. Faber discussed, Faber on the rivalry with Nova Uniao: “We’ve...

Jun 4, 2014 12:29 pm

Brandao on McGregor: ‘Calling himself The Best Is Bull$h*t’

“Saying that he’s the best in the world is bullshit. Obviously, he’s not. He knows that he’s not, and he has a lot to prove to be a top 10 in the UFC. Talking trash only makes me more motivated to train for the fight. While he’s talking, I’m training.” “I don’t feel any pressure...

Jun 3, 2014 2:23 pm

Chael Sonnen Doesn’t Know If He Can Make 185

Chael Sonnen originally reported that his bout with Vitor Belfort would take place at 205 pounds but it would be for the #1 contender spot. However several days after that Dana White reported the bout would take place at 185 pounds. Sonnen spoke to media members prior to the TUF Brazil finale on Saturday about...

Jun 2, 2014 3:48 pm

Jay-Z and Anderson Silva Team Up For STATIC Web Series

Jay-Z has entered the world of Mixed Martial Arts. The iconic rapper has teamed up with MMA and UFC legend Anderson The Spider Silva to create “STATIC”, a web series that will air on Jay-Z’s Life+Times web channel. The series will take an in-depth look at the hottest rivalries in Mixed Martial Arts history, and...

May 30, 2014 12:49 pm

White Clarifies Rumors – Sonnen vs. Belfort Will Be At 185Lbs, Wanderlei Not Cut

Good news for Silva fans, the UFC boss has corrected previous reports about the release of Wanderlei Silva. MMAJunkie.com was the first to report of Silva’s release, stating that Dana White said, ‘Silva’s done in the UFC’. However those reports appear to be false. Now, according to UFC on FOX insider, Ariel Helwani, Silva is...