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Mar 25, 2015 8:57 pm

Conor McGregor: “It’s the McGregor Division”

“It’s the McGregor division. Before I came along, the featherweight division fights were in the prelims, now guys in the top 15 are headlining the cards because me.” During Wednesday’s UFC Tonight, Conor McGregor renamed the UFC’s featherweight division, and explained why he thinks he’s going to beat Jose Aldo. (Replay Here) Here’s more: Conor...

Mar 25, 2015 8:47 pm

Ronda Rousey: “I’ll win in the most exciting way possible.””

Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia discuss their upcoming bout at UFC 190. Ronda Rousey on what she expects from the Brazilian crowd: “I try not to have too many expectations. Brazilians are the most passionate crowds I’ve ever fought in front of. I feed off the energy. I’ve always done the best in Brazil. I...

Mar 24, 2015 6:58 am

Maia: “I’m a jiu-jitsu guy and that’s my root”

Former UFC title challenger Demian Maia recently overcame a potentially career-ending shoulder infection in order to fight formerly unbeaten welterweight fighter Ryan LaFlare at this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night event in Brazil. The 2007 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Champion, Maia, used his superior grappling skills to dominate LaFlare for 4 of 5 rounds in...

Mar 23, 2015 12:48 pm

Conor McGregor Hints At Move To Lightweight With Aldo Win

Today in Las Vegas, top UFC featherweight Conor McGregor dropped a bombshell on the fans, and media in attendance. Scheduled to face Jose Aldo in July’s UFC 189 main event, Conor McGregor, the former Cage Rage featherweight and lightweight champion, says if victorious he will likely move up a division. Check it: Seems to me...

Mar 22, 2015 8:04 am

Amanda Nunes Wants Rematch With Cat Zingano

    Last night in Brazil, womens bantamweight fighter Amanda Nunes dismantled Shayna Baszler en route to a TKO stoppage due to leg kick in the first round. After the impressive performance Nunes said she would like to get revenge for her only loss and fight Cat Zingano a second time. Here’s what she had...

Mar 22, 2015 6:48 am

Pros React To Demian Maia’s Victory Over Ryan LaFlare

      Last night in Brazil at UFC Fight Night 62, welterweights Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare met in the evenings main event. LaFlare went into the fight with an undefeated record, but ultimately Maia’s ground game proved to be too much. For the first four rounds Maia dominated LaFlare, then in the fifth...

Mar 19, 2015 5:04 am

“Big Nog” Campaigning For Third Fight With Frank Mir

“I would love to fight Frank Mir. He’s a great opponent. After this fight with ‘Bigfoot’, everybody wants to see someone beat Frank Mir in Brazil. I want to fight him again. Fighting him would motivate me to come back to the gym and train even harder. It would be great, my dream. He just...

Mar 19, 2015 5:03 am

LaFlare To Maia: “Get out of my way”

Ryan LaFlare joined UFC Tonight to talk about his upcoming fight with Demian Maia. Ryan LaFlare on if it helps that he’s already fought and won in Brazil: “Yes. I know my ADD comes to positive affect for once. I can channel all that stuff out and focus on the fight.” LaFlare on calling out...

Mar 17, 2015 1:02 pm

Erick Silva: “I will beat whoever is in front of me”

“My first opponent (Saunders) is 6’3″, a southpaw and mainly a kickboxer. Koscheck, however, is shorter than me, orthodox and a wrestler. That’s a huge difference when it comes to practice. Strategically, we had to make some changes, but it won’t be a major problem, because I’ve fought guys like him before. I train everything,...

Mar 16, 2015 10:59 am

Massive World Tour Announced To Promote McGregor vs. Aldo Title Fight

Undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Conor McGregor will embark on a world press tour spanning eight cities in five countries over the course of 12 days to promote their upcoming championship bout at UFC 189: ALDO vs. McGREGOR on Saturday, July 11 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. The co-main event featuring newly...

Mar 10, 2015 6:02 am

REPLAY! Demian Maia vs. Rick Story (FULL)

UFC veteran and No. 7 welterweight Demian Maia continues his climb up the rankings as he takes on Rick Story. Maia headlines in his home country against Ryan LaFlare in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Mar 8, 2015 3:02 pm

Koscheck In For Saunders, Faces Erick Silva In 13 Days

Longtime UFC welterweight Josh Koscheck has agreed to step up on two-weeks notice and fight the very dangerous Erick Silva, in Brazil. Koscheck last saw action just 8 days ago on the main card of UFC 184. He lost via submission in the second round, to Jake Ellenberger. Ben Saunders, who is out with injury,...

Mar 7, 2015 10:58 am

Saunders Forced Out Of Silva Bout With Injury

The injury bug strikes again. UFC welterweight Ben Saunders has been forced out of his scheduled bout in Brazil, opposite Erick Silva, due to injury. The two welterweights were scheduled to square off at UFC Fight Night 62, on March 21. UFC Fight Night 62 goes down from the Maracanazinho Gymnasium, in Rio de Janeiro....

Mar 7, 2015 10:53 am

Bethe: ‘I beat Ronda’s little friends, and I’ll beat her too’

“It would be a dream come true to fight her in Brazil because I want to bring the title to Brazil. I’m a patriot woman and I love to fight against foreigners, especially against Americans. I love to represent Brazil. I’m motivated by pressure and responsibility, I fight better this way, and I want to...

Mar 6, 2015 10:46 am

Rousey Wants Vengeance, Offers To Fight Bethe In Her Hometown

“That’s what I want to do,” Rousey told Mohr. “I want to go and fight her in Brazil and beat her in her hometown. That would be the best way I could really feel like I’ve vindicated my friends, to go to her hometown and beat her in her hometown and be total Rocky IV...

Feb 27, 2015 10:27 am

Aldo: McGregor Fight Proves Rankings Mean Nothing

“From a sportive standpoint, we try to look it with good eyes. I don’t see any problems. If you have problems, you need to take more things because the doctor prescribed, that’s fine. Nobody stays young forever. However, if you try to take advantage with that, then I think it’s unfair with those who fight...

Feb 25, 2015 6:52 am

Werdum: ‘I’ll Beat Velasquez Just Like I Beat Fedor’

Recently the UFC announced that Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum would headline UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13th. The bout will be a title unification bout, with Velasquez being the current UFC heavyweight champion, and Werdum being the interim UFC heavyweight champion after defeating Mark Hunt via KO at UFC 180. Werdum spoke...

Feb 24, 2015 2:55 pm

Medical Suspensions Report: ‘Mir vs. Bigfoot’ Edition

Following his fifth KO loss in eight fights, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva received the lengthiest of medical suspensions, following Sunday’s UFC Fight Night event, in Brazil. The big man will need to sit out two-months before returning to action. Preliminary card fighter William Macario is also out 60 days. The full list of medical suspensions is...

Feb 23, 2015 9:58 am

Sam Alvey ‘A Little Surprised’ He KO’d Cezar Ferreira So Quick

Last night on the main card of “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre”, Sam Alvey landed a brutal left hook that crushed Cezar Ferreira (See that HERE). Following the bout, he spoke backstage to discuss the win, as well as how his training for this camp paid off. “I knew he was going to kick me,...

Feb 23, 2015 7:31 am

Pros React To Michael Johnson’s Win Over Edson Barboza

Last night in the co-main event of “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” Michael Johnson returned to the UFC after a 13 month layoff to defeat Edson Barboza in dominant fashion. Below is a compilation of fighter Tweets regarding the bout. Damn, I thought Johnson would win but he's making it look easy. — Kevin Lee...

Feb 22, 2015 8:03 am

Bigfoot Plans To Dedicate Win Over Mir To Big Nog

As Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva gears up to fight Frank Mir tonight in Porto Alegre, Brazil, he hopes to dedicate a win to Big Nog. Bigfoot hasn’t fought since September of 2014, when he was KO’d by Andrei Arlovski. Mir on the other hand hasn’t fought since February 1st of 2014, when he lost a unanimous...

Feb 21, 2015 4:48 pm

Fight Night Porto Alegre: One on One with Frank Mir

UFC Correspondent Amanda Salvato talks with Frank Mir about his opponent, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, at Fight Night Porto Alegre. Mir speaks about Bigfoot’s heart, being the bad guy in Brazil, and more

Feb 20, 2015 11:42 am

Rousey: ‘I will not try to intimidate Cat Zingano’

“Cat is different because, not only is she undefeated, but she has the kind of indomitable spirit that I haven’t seen exhibited by anyone else, at the level that she has. She’s been down in fights before and every single time, she’s come back and finished the other person. And, given everything she’s been through...

Feb 20, 2015 9:23 am

Werdum: Silva should honor his word and retire

UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (19-5-1 MMA) recently spoke with Brazilian news outlet Globo about Anderson Silva’s positive test for performance enhancing drugs (PED’s). Werdum cited an interview “The Spider” did in October of 2014, where Anderson called for a lifetime ban on all fighters caught taking PED’s: “When the guys test for the...

Feb 16, 2015 7:14 am

REPLAY! Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs. Travis Browne (Full)

Ahead of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva’s bout against Frank Mir on Sunday, take a look back to 2012 when Bigfoot defeated Travis Browne. “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” goes down on Sunday from Brazil, and will air on Fox Sports 1.

Feb 15, 2015 4:05 pm

McGregor Was Briefly The Betting Favorite Against Aldo

Last week, for a brief period of time, Irish fight fans were betting so heavily on Conor McGregor defeating Jose Aldo, that McGregor was at one point the betting favorite, and Aldo was the underdog. Aldo and McGregor are set to fight at UFC 189 on July 11th in Las Vegas, and while betting lines...

Feb 12, 2015 11:28 am

Erick Silva Says He Will Submit Ben Saunders

“Saunders is a big guy, which is good. The bigger they are, the harder they fall. My game plan is to take him down and submit him. I’m training a lot of Jiu-Jitsu. His legs are long, I’m sure I’ll twist them. It’s going to be a good and quick fight. I’m more focused and...