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Sep 13, 2015 2:08 pm

Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida speak out on Pedro Rizzo’s retirement

When the Ultimate Fighting Championship traveled to Brazil for the first time in 1998, there was a slew of Brazilian fighters who made a name for themselves during the event. Vitor Belfort wowed the crowd in attendance when he only needed forty-four seconds to knock out Wanderlei Silva, but one heavyweight stood head and shoulders...

Sep 10, 2015 12:14 pm

Claudia Gadelha Still Injured, Hopeful For February Return

  Claudia Gadelha is the UFC’s No. 1 ranked UFC strawweight contender and was expected to face off with the champ, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, but ultimately the shot went to Valerie Letourneau instead. Fans were a little confused at the announcement, since the week leading up the news, Gadelha said that she’s not hurt and will...

Sep 10, 2015 4:57 am

Shogun Underwent Surgery, Hopes To Be Back By Early 2016

  MMA veteran Shogun Rua will be on the sidelines for the rest of 2015 and hope to make a return early next year. Shogun announced on his Facebook that he underwent surgery this past Sunday, on his shoulder. “I had surgery on my right shoulder this past Sunday in Sao Paulo, with my orthopedist...

Sep 4, 2015 9:00 am

Luke Rockhold Clowns Vitor Belfort, Pretends To Pull On His Pony Tail

On their way to the ‘GO BIG’ press conference it looks like UFC middleweights Luke Rockhold and Vitor Belfort sat close to each other while on the bus. Rockhold sat behind Belfort and couldn’t help himself. He posted a video on his Instagram, showing the back of Belfort’s head and pretended to grab his pony...

Sep 3, 2015 4:24 pm

Big Nog Credits Fedor As Being Biggest Challenge Of His Career

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira aka Big Nog has retired from MMA and will now work for the UFC as their Brazilian Ambassador. There’s no denying the heavyweights legendary career. He’s fought the best of the best, including Fedor Emelianenko, not once, not twice, but three times. The larger Nogueira brother recently talked to MMAJunkie Radio and...

Sep 3, 2015 1:58 pm

Lil Nog Targets December Return, Wants a Fight With Rampage

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-7 MMA) is looking to rebound, this after suffering a unanimous decision loss to former UFC title holder Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at last month’s UFC 190 pay-per-view event in Brazil. The 39-year-old veteran is eyeing a December return to the octagon and has his sights set on another former UFC champion, his...

Sep 3, 2015 7:15 am

Edson Barboza Wants Fight With Anthony Pettis

UFC lightweight contender Edson Barboza (16-3 MMA) is riding high after earning a unanimous decision victory over Paul Felder at July’s UFC on FOX 16 event in Chicago. The feared Brazilian striker wants to fight again before the end of the year and is hoping to get a shot at former UFC lightweight champion Anthony...

Sep 3, 2015 12:46 am

Back To Work! Ronda Rousey Starts Holly Holm Training Camp

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is back in the gym and training for her next title defense, against the undefeated Holly Holm at UFC 193, in Melbourne, Australia. Rousey is coming off of another quick victory, knocking Bethe Correia out in 34 seconds during their scrap in Brazil. Rousey is the talk of the town...

Sep 3, 2015 12:23 am

WATCH! Joe Rogan Gets Emotional Talking To Ronda Rousey

You’ve probably already heard or read that UFC commentator Joe Rogan almost cried when he interviewed UFC champ Ronda Rousey in the octagon after her 34 second KO over Bethe Correia at UFC 190. Rogan said that just the fact that he was witnessing history and how special the moment was, being in Brazil, and...

Sep 3, 2015 12:01 am

WATCH! Girl Whoops Male Robbers Ass

MMA fighter Monique Bastos, a strawweight from Brazil was walking down the street when all of a sudden she was being attacked and robbed by two men. They were after her cell phone. One of them got away, but the other guy wasn’t so lucky. Bastros grabbed him and wrestled him to the ground. After...

Sep 2, 2015 6:40 am

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Officially Retires From MMA

MMA can officially say goodbye to one of the biggest legends in the sport’s history. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira announced that he is in fact calling it quits and retiring from MMA. ‘Big Nog’ will not be fading off into the sunset to never be seen again though, as he has accepted a job with the...

Sep 2, 2015 12:33 am

WATCH! Strawweight Stops Thief And Forces Him To Beg For Mercy

Here’s something you don’t see everyday, I guess unless you’re MMA fighter Monique Bastos. Check out this video of Bastos, a strawweight fighter from Brazil, subduing a thief who attempted to rob her and her friends of their phones. This apparently is not the first time its happened to her. Their were two thief, one...

Aug 31, 2015 6:13 pm

“Shogun” Rua expecting to be sidelined with shoulder surgery

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua may have made his way back into the win column at “UFC 190”, but the former champion will have to wait to build off that momentum. It was confirmed on “UFC Tonight” last week that Rua will be sitting on the sidelines until next year due to shoulder surgery. “Shogun” Rua walked...

Aug 30, 2015 7:38 am

Jose Aldo backs off controversial IV-ban comments

UFC featherweight Jose Aldo was thought to be one of the most prolific fighters on the roster to speak out against USADA’s controversial plan to ban IV-bags as a method of rehydration after weigh-ins, but the champion has since changed his stance. Aldo made headlines earlier in July when he revealed that he was going...

Aug 28, 2015 5:49 am

‘Jacare’ Frustrated With Lack Of Title Shot

“It seems I’m always one fight away from the title fight. It’s funny, I fought Mousasi and that was supposed to be a title eliminator. Then I was going to fight Romero and he got hurt, but a month later he was fighting Lyoto, which I thought was weird. But I’ll be ready, I’ll do...

Aug 25, 2015 7:16 pm

Report: Frankie Edgar vs. Chad Mendes Will Headline TUF 22 Finale

It looks like The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale will be capped off with a main event fight between top UFC featherweights Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes. The fight was first reported by Brazilian website Lancenet, then confirmed by MMAJunkie, who state that several sources close to the signing of the fight have stated that it...

Aug 25, 2015 8:20 am

Erick Silva’s ‘Embarrassed’ By His Performance And His Body

UFC welterweight Erick Silva is not pleased with his performance. He took on Neil Magny at Sunday’s UFC Fight Night: Saskatoon and ended up losing via split decision. The Brazilian fighter took to Instagram to share his thoughts on the fight and hinted that he went into the fight with an injury. If he would...

Aug 25, 2015 6:21 am

BJJ Blue Belt Stops Potential Terrorist Attack On Train

The world learned the names Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, and Anthony Sadler this weekend when they acted and prevented a potential terrorist attack on a Paris train. The three Americans were on a train heading from Amsterdam to Paris when they heard gunshots. They were coming from a man who had brought an AK-47 with...

Aug 24, 2015 5:52 pm

Booking Roundup: Rousey, Benavidez, and Makdessi all land BIG fights!

This could possibly be the biggest edition of the “Booking Roundup” ever. Over ten fights spanning across seven events have been added in the recent week. There’s no way you caught every single one, so catch up with the “Booking Roundup” below! UFC Fight Night 75: Japan’s Mousasi Gets New Opponent When one great fight...

Aug 24, 2015 2:36 pm

Bethe Correia vs. The World — ‘The Pitbull’ challenges Tate & Kaufman!

Bethe Correia isn’t going to wait for Sean Shelby or Joe Silva to call her for her next fight as she has taken the role of matchmaker upon herself! After just three wins in the UFC, “Pitbull” Correia earned herself a shot at UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey. In the months leading up to...