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Feb 21, 2014 6:00 pm

Manager: Raphael Assuncao ‘will probably’ fight Barao next

  Unbeaten since dropping to 135 pounds, Raphael Assuncao faces Pedro Munhoz on Saturday night at UFC 170 in Las Vegas. A sixth straight win could land a title shot against bantamweight champ Renan Barao, if Barao’s manager has anything to say about it. “Raphael Assuncao will probably be the next challenger,” Barao’s manager Andre...

Feb 21, 2014 4:29 pm

‘UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann’ Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC 170 weigh-ins have concluded and all of tomorrow night’s competitors made their contracted weight limit. UFC 170 goes down from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The full UFC 170 weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. PT) Ronda Rousey (135) vs. Sara McMann (135) – for...

Feb 21, 2014 3:03 pm

New MMA Reality Series ‘Combate Americas’ Debuts This Weekend On Mun2

Even after acknowledging its fading fanbase, boxing will go down as one of the most popular sports of all time. It is a grueling contest that welcomes people of all shapes and sizes, but it is debatable a certain group of people have revolutionized the sport more than any other. Latinos have been putting on...


Feb 21, 2014 3:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Adriano Moraes discusses his upcoming fight at “ONE FC: War of Nations”

Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes (9-1 MMA) will make his long-awaited return to the ONE FC cage this March when he faces Yasuhiro Urushitani (21-6-6 MMA) in a key flyweight battle. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently caught up with Adriano Moraes to discuss his upcoming “ONE FC: War of Nations” bout:   Chris: First off, how excited are you...

Feb 21, 2014 1:03 pm

Ronda “Really Looking Forward” To Having Another Female UFC Champ

“I would describe it as juggling on a unicycle. That’s my favorite analogy. It’s been really fun. It’s definitely a whirlwind and challenging at times. I think women’s MMA has made so much more progress than I even could have hoped for that even within that one year we’ve already added a second division. I’m...

Feb 21, 2014 12:52 pm

UFC 170: Rogan Say’s He’s Seen Pat Cummins Dominate UFC Headliners In The Gym

We don’t really know much about UFC 170 co-headliner, Patrick Cummins. The Team Reign fighter comes into his UFC debut against Daniel Cormier as a last-minute replacement on just nine-days notice. UFC commentator Joe Rogan, recently told film crews that this man is the man though and he’s seen him taking out top competition in...

Feb 21, 2014 12:48 pm

Anderson Injury Update: ”The Spider’ Walks Freely’ (Video)

In our continued effort to update you guys with the status of Anderson Silva’s recovery, we bring you the latest from the former UFC middleweight champ. (You can follow his full recovery time-line HERE.) In a recent posting on his Instagram we got this:

Feb 21, 2014 12:32 pm

Behold The Gif-A-Thon | Nate Diaz Highlights

If you follow MMA in any capacity, you are undoubtedly familiar with the Diaz Brothers. Nick and Nate both are famous for not only the havoc they wreak in the cage but also the antics they display towards their competitors. With so many highlights to choose from, we decided to start the Diaz Brother Gif-A-Thon...

Feb 21, 2014 11:28 am

Nate Quarry offers Six Suggestions to the UFC

Nate Quarry is back, and this time he has suggestions for the UFC. Quarry recently when on the internet to spill the beans on the good and the bad that happens when your a UFC fighter. Now he has posted again, this time providing six suggestions that would improve how the UFC treats its fighters....

Feb 21, 2014 11:28 am

More Rousey! Dana: She’ll Fight Three Times This Year

As though the world won’t be seeing enough of Ronda Rousey in the up coming weeks and months, but she will also be working hard and showing as much face as possible in the Octagon this year. According to UFC President Dana White at a press event on Thursday night at Mandalay Bay, “She’ll fight...

Feb 21, 2014 10:37 am

MacDonald: Maia A Stepping Stone To Title

The always-calculated Rory MacDonald knows he can get back on track Saturday at UFC 170. MacDonald was knocking on the door for a title shot in the welterweight division before Robbie Lawler derailed things with a split decision win over the Canadian in November at UFC 167. MacDonald faces Demian Maia this weekend and, as...

Feb 21, 2014 9:57 am

The UFC’s Top 3 Gatekeepers Who Are Forced To Sit At #2

By Evan Stoumbelis It takes a lot to be a UFC champion, few people are ever able to accomplish the task of becoming a world champion. However for each champion, there has always been a rival. Frank Mir to Brock Lesnar, Chael Sonnen to Anderson Silva, Tito Ortiz to Chuck Liddell and so on. Many...

Feb 21, 2014 9:46 am

Dana White Blasts Bellator: ‘Rebney is out of his F***ing Mind’

Dana White covered a number of topics at the UFC 170 pre-fight media scrum, and one of the notable topics was Bellator. When asked about Bellator MMA President Bjorn Rebney’s claims that they are “going after everybody,” White launched into a verbal tirade regarding the promotion. “Guys are trying to fucking get out of that...

Feb 21, 2014 9:41 am

Dana White: ‘There is no uniform deal’

With recent talk of the possibility of a UFC Uniform, there has been a rash of discussion about the subject. Some fighters, such as Felice Herrig, raised concerns that it could actually hurt the fighters. However, when asked about Uniforms at a recent media scrum, UFC President Dana White made his opinion on the matter...

Feb 21, 2014 9:38 am

Sam Sicilia set to welcome Doo Ho Choi In Vegas

By Evan Stoumbelis TUF alum Sam Sicilia (2-3 UFC) is set to welcome UFC newcomer Doo Ho Choi to the octagon at UFC 173: Weidman vs. Belfort in Las Vegas. Choi is 11-1 in his professional MMA career, and has been undefeated since 2010. With 9 of 11 of his victories coming by way of...

Feb 21, 2014 9:35 am

Nik Lentz vs. Manny Gamburyan announced for UFC Fight Night 40

On Thursday night, a new bout was added was added to the ever growing UFC Fight Night 40 card. Lightweights Nik Lentz and Manny Gamburyan are set to face off at the event slated for May 10th in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lentz just fought his last battle on December 14th against Chad Mendez, coming out on...

Feb 21, 2014 9:34 am

George Roop vs. Dustin Kimura added to The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale Card

On Thursday night, UFC officials announced a new match-up for The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale card set for April 16th. George Roop will be facing Dustin Kimura in a bantamweight showdown. Roop’s last fight was at UFC Fight For The Troops 3 on November 6th, where he is coming off of a TKO loss to...

Feb 20, 2014 8:29 pm

White Says ‘No’ To Serra vs. Hughes II

Two players from the old-school turned heads yesterday after a twitter convo ended with a, ‘Call Dana’. Matt Serra and Matt Hughes have a storied rivalry that started with a TUF season and ended in a ‘Fight of the Night’ earning battle (That Hughes won). I use the term ‘ended’ loosely though, because as of...

Feb 20, 2014 7:59 pm

White Addresses Fighter Sponsor Woes: ‘It’s not my F***ing Problem’

During today’s UFC media scrum, Dana White discussed the never-ending topic of fighter income. A fighter makes their contracted wage that the UFC pays and they can also take advantage of the real estate on their fighting attire to make additional income from sponsors. The sponsor market is not what it once was and many...

Feb 20, 2014 7:50 pm

Dana White Responds To Nate Quarry: ‘I have nothing bad to say’

Seemingly out of nowhere, former UFC middleweight and one-time title challenger Nate Quarry, came out this week and pretty much started bashing the ethics of the UFC. We heard from Lorenzo earlier today and now during his pre-UFC 170 media scrum Dana also touched on Quarry’s beef. Check it: “I like Nate Quarry. Let me...

Feb 20, 2014 6:40 pm

Seery steps in to face Brad Pickett at UFC Fight Night 37

Irish flyweight Neil Seery has replaced injured Ian McCall and will face Brad Pickett at UFC Fight Night 37, UFC officials announced Thursday. Seery stands at 13-9 and will be making his UFC debut. Pickett is 23-8 and this will be his seventh fight under the UFC umbrella. UFC Fight Night 37 takes place March...

Feb 20, 2014 4:51 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta Responds To Nate Quarry’s Rant

  Former UFC fighter Nate Quarry recently went on the internet and spilled his guts about his experience with the UFC. He talked about how much he got paid, UFC Christmas presents, and the sport as a business. Needless to say, one of the more shocking revelations from his comments was the amount he got...