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Aug 29, 2014 5:11 pm

UFC 177 Weigh-In Results, Two Fighters Miss Weight

UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto takes place tomorrow night at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento California, and the weigh ins for the event were just held. Below is the complete list of fighter weights for the event. * indicates that the fighter missed weight, and will be given two hours to successfully weigh in....

Aug 29, 2014 4:57 pm

Soto Gets Main Event Title Shot In UFC Debut

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao was forced out of his bout against TJ Dillashaw tomorrow night at UFC 177. An inside source close to Barao told us that the former bantamweight champion passed out while cutting weight and for his own safety wouldn’t fight. Stepping in for him however is a UFC newcomer,...

Aug 29, 2014 4:40 pm

TJ Dillashaw Disses Barao For Pulling Out Of Rematch: “He’s Scared”

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao had withdrawn from his fight with TJ Dillashaw for ‘unknown reasons’, however an inside source close to Barao told us that Barao passed out while making weight, which was why he was forced from the card. As a result, Joe Soto, who was scheduled on the preliminary card,...

Aug 29, 2014 3:22 pm

BREAKING: Barao Passes Out While Cutting Weight, Pulls Out Of UFC 177

We have exclusive insider information from an extremely reliable source on the ground that Renan Barao has passed out while cutting weight for his fight against TJ Dillashaw tomorrow at UFC 177, and as a result has pulled out of the fight. The weigh-ins for the event are scheduled to start in less than an...

Aug 29, 2014 10:21 am

Dana White Wants Woodley vs. Lombard

With Matt Brown’s sights set on a fight against Carlos Condit, Tyron Woodley has been left without an opponent, however Hector Lombard has apparently agreed to fight his teammate if things line up. Dana White spoke to UFC.com: “What’s weird about that is that Woodley [No. 3] calls out Matt Brown [No. 5], but he’s...

Aug 29, 2014 10:15 am

Dillashaw Believes Barao Rematch ‘Wasn’t A Smart Move’

TJ Dillashaw is gearing up for a rematch against Renan Barao this Saturday at UFC 177 in his first title defense. Leading up to it he spoke with Ariel Helwani about why it wasn’t a smart idea to take a rematch so soon. “For me yes (it was), for them no I don’t, I don’t...

Aug 29, 2014 9:53 am

Beneil Dariush Would Prefer Rematch With Nijem Over Pettis Bout

Everyone hates losing, but not many people would pass up the opportunity to fight for the UFC title to get a rematch with someone who beat them. Beneil Dariush however would pass up a fight with Pettis to get another crack at Ramsey Nijem, the only blemish on his otherwise undefeated UFC run. “I don’t...

Aug 29, 2014 8:26 am

White Says Aldo Was Mistranslated, Never Said He Pushed Mendes To Hype UFC 179

Earlier in the week Jose Aldo shoved Chad Mendes during the staredowns to promote UFC 179, there was some skepticism regarding the legitimacy of the shove, or if Aldo was trying to hype his fight against Mendes. Shortly after the altercation Aldo admitted that he shoved Mendes to hype the fight, which Dana White is...

Aug 29, 2014 8:02 am

WSOF To Launch Amateur Series, Will Award Pro Contracts

Big news for Amateur MMA fighters, the World Series Of Fighting plans to launch an amateur division in 2015 to showcase amateur fighters and build up the future of the sport under the WSOF banner. With the amateur division comes pro contracts as rewards according to WSOF President Ray Sefo. Sefo spoke with MMAJunkie about...

Aug 28, 2014 4:27 pm

Lombard Agrees To Teammate vs. Teammate Bout Against Woodley

UFC President Dana White confirmed today, that the UFC is trying to put together a welterweight scrap between Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard, two ATT stable-mates. The only hangup? Getting Woodley to accept. White breaks it down: (via UFC.com) “What’s weird about that is that Woodley calls out Matt Brown, but he’s ranked higher than...

Aug 28, 2014 4:05 pm

Holloway in For TKZ, Faces Corassani In Sweden

Hawaii’s own, Max “Blessed” Holloway is stepping up, and filling the UFC Fight Night 53 void left by the injured, Korean Zombie. UFC officials announced the new booking this afternoon. UFC fight Night 53 goes down from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 4. The booking is a short turnaround for Holloway, who...

Aug 28, 2014 3:56 pm

Weidman: ‘Vitor Looks Like He’s Lost Muscle, still expecting tough fight’

  Last night on FOX Sports 1, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman joined the UFC on FOX crew to talk shop with show hosts, and discuss his upcoming title tilt against Vitor Belfort. Check it: Weidman on what Vitor Belfort brings to the title fight: “He has a lot of experience. He was a champion when...

Aug 28, 2014 3:50 pm

White: ‘GQ’s ‘Sleazebag’ article uneducated and unfair to the UFC’

“You’re never going to be able to stop what people say about you, and everybody isn’t going to love you. But I don’t take offense to anything. When you’re in a public position like this you’re always going to have people say things about you. Believe me, if I worried about everything that was said...

Aug 28, 2014 3:33 pm

UFC Sells-Out Mexico Debut In 8 Hours

It took just eight hours to sell-out the highly anticipated UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM event scheduled for November 15 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City Arena). Fans made history at the box office, as well as online, to sell out Mexico’s first ever live UFC event. UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM is...

Aug 28, 2014 3:25 pm

King Mo Signs Multi-Year Contract Extension With Bellator

As King Mo prepares for his September 5th battle with Dustin Jacoby, the former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion has a much clearer outlook on his future, as King Mo has signed a long-term-extension with Bellator that will keep the Mayweather Boxing Club product inside the Bellator cage for years to come. “This was one of...

Aug 28, 2014 3:20 pm

PHOTO | Brandon Vera Gets Swole Ahead Of One FC debut

UFC veteran, Brandon “The Truth” Vera is looking to make the most of his return to heavyweight, and apparently that includes packing on some additional muscle in the process. The San Diego resident fighter revealed his new physique in a recent posting to facebook.

Aug 28, 2014 2:12 pm

Ortiz To Bonnar: ‘I’m going to beat the juice out of you B***h’

UFC Hall-of-Famer, Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar is signed to Bellator and ready to fight. First on his list, if he has it his way, is fellow UFC veteran Tito Ortiz. In a recent press-release Bonnar had some harsh words for Ortiz and Tito has taken to twitter with an appropriate response. Check it: Really? @StephanBonnar...

Aug 28, 2014 1:58 pm

Tyron Woodley: ‘I’ve personally seen profiling from Ferguson police’

“I was a one-minute walk away from where it happened. It was way too close to home. You always hear about it. You got pulled over for not having your seatbelt on. You got pulled over for jaywalking. You got pulled over for going two miles over the speed limit. I’ve physically seen profiling. I’ve...

Aug 28, 2014 1:54 pm

QUICK TWITT | Alistair Overeem: “I’m 210 pounds”

Much has been made over the evolving physique of Alistair Overeem as of late, most of which was sparked by the picture above. And while no one can get a true estimate of mass from a photo, many think he’s shrinking at a rapid rate. Overeem took to twitter with a response: @mattiefranco25 @Cowboycerrone @TimKennedyMMA...

Aug 28, 2014 1:45 pm

Bobby Green Upset Over What He Feels Is Misrepresentation Of His Statements

Top UFC lightweight “Bobby “King” Green is visibly frustrated over headlines he feels are unfair. While appearing on Monday’s edition of “The MMA Hour” the fighter made his case for a fight against Donald Cerrone. But the fallout has him halting all interviews and social media activity, because he believes his statements were taken out...

Aug 28, 2014 1:02 pm

Weidman: ‘Bisping doesn’t deserve getting close to the title shot’

“I think Lyoto Machida is a tougher fight than Michael Bisping. Bisping is coming off a tough fight from Tim Kennedy, and he beat up Cung Le, who’s been inactive. He doesn’t deserve getting close to the title shot.” Sitting in on last night’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’ on FOX sports 1, UFC middleweight champion...

Aug 28, 2014 12:54 pm

Machida Camp: ‘Only fight that makes sense is C.B. Dollaway’

C.B. Dollaway may get a huge, and well-deserved, opportunity to face a former champ and middleweight title-challenger in Lyoto Machida. While nothing is yet official, preliminary reports from FOX Sports came out last about the potential matchup. “Last week it was reported that Lyoto Machida might be facing Luke Rockhold”, said FOX Sports reporter Ariel...

Aug 28, 2014 12:33 pm

13 Released From Bellator Roster, Including Former Champion

Under the expert guidance of new president Scott Coker, Bellator MMA is continuing to make loads of changes as they push towards a new start at success. Part of those changes, unfortunately, are fighter cuts. In a report coming out of sherdog.com, the promotion has confirmed the release of 13 fighters, including former light-heavyweight champion...

Aug 28, 2014 12:19 pm

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson Calls Out Gustafsson

The fast rising Blazkzilian, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (pictured) is ready to take things to the next-level. After revitalizing his career as a light-heavyweight, and brutally dispatching two top 10 205’ers, Johnson has been continually calling out Alexander Gustafsson, the UFC’s rightful number 1 contender. Here’s the latest: @AlexTheMauler I respect you as a fighter but...