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Oct 31, 2015 10:06 am

Vitor Belfort opens up about UFC 152 pre-fight drug test

Vitor Belfort has been fighting professionally since 1996, and is widely believed to be not only a pioneer of the sport, but a legend. While many have criticized Belfort in recent years for his TRT usage, the techniques and knockouts he has performed in the Octagon weren’t magical gifts he gained through TRT. Prior to...

Oct 31, 2015 9:51 am

Weidman: “I’m trying to become the greatest of all time”

Chris Weidman gave critics a warning after his 1st round TKO win over Vitor Belfort, ‘join the team before it’s too late.’ Now, Weidman has revealed that not only does he have his sights set on going down as the greatest middleweight of all time after already defeating numerous MMA legends, but he wants to...

Oct 27, 2015 8:18 am

Luke Rockhold blasts “dirty” Vitor Belfort for cheating on “another level”

When it comes to Vitor Belfort’s past transgressions, fighters and fans are split right down the middle. While some see Vitor Belfort’s failed drug tests and PED usage as a thing of the past, others believe he should continue to be ostracized for them. Prior to Belfort’s appearance on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour podcast...

Oct 25, 2015 4:08 pm

Daniel Cormier takes his UFC Light Heavyweight Title for a ride

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier is taking some much deserved time off after a busy year. Cormier kicked off 2015 with a championship fight against Jon “Bones” Jones and even though he put in a losing effort, he still showed that he could be championship material by going the distance. Cormier would return to...


Oct 23, 2015 10:04 pm

MUST SEE: Anderson Silva and his team mocking Steven Seagal?

Steven Seagal has taken credit for several historic knockouts in MMA history, most notably Anderson Silva’s front kick KO of Vitor Belfort, and Lyoto Machida’s jumping front kick KO of Randy Couture. “Sensei” Seagal claimed to have taught Silva and Machida the techniques, and even referred to the pair as his children… Most recently, Seagal...

Oct 23, 2015 10:15 am

Demetrious Johnson kicks ‘punching machine’ – while wearing jeans!

A video posted by Demetrious Johnson (@mightymouse125) on Oct 3, 2015 at 12:07pm PDT Recently we have seen a slew of fighters competing in the ‘punching machine’ game. Conor McGregor, Jon Jones, Paige VanZant, UFC President Dana White, and many others have taken the ‘punching machine’ challenge. Now, UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson decided to...

Oct 20, 2015 3:06 pm

Cruiserweight division imminent?

As the sport of MMA continues to grow and evolve, so does the need for revisions to the rules for competition, as does the possibility for more weight classes. The Association of Boxing Commissions President Mike Mazzulli spoke to MMAJunkie about their plan to address the ban of 12-6 elbows, the criteria for a 10-8...

Oct 20, 2015 9:51 am

Gustafsson: ‘I do not want to be a journeyman’

Two-time UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson does not want to become a journeyman in the sport of mixed martial arts. “The Mauler” recently spoke with Swedish news outlet Allehanda, where he stated that he will continue to fight as long as he has the potential to be the best. His words (transcribed by...

Oct 19, 2015 2:37 pm

Sorry, “Rumble” Johnson! Ryan Bader’s sights are set on Daniel Cormier

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is looking to get on the path back to the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship and his latest attempts at calling out Ryan Bader dug deep. It looks like Bader won’t be taking the bait, however, as “Darth’s” manager informed Fox Sports that they will be waiting it out for the return of...

Oct 15, 2015 7:26 am

Rumble Slams Bader –– ‘You Havn’t Fought Anyone In The Top 3’

It was reported last week that UFC light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson wanted to fight Ryan Bader. That was what his manager said and Rumble had yet to publicly say anything about Bader. Until now that is. The fighter took to his Facebook and posted rant about how Bader is calling himself the number one...

Oct 14, 2015 8:39 am

UFC Champion Daniel Cormier Taking A Break From Competition

UFC’s light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier says that all he knows right now is that he’s taking a break. Cormier is coming off of a war with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192, where he successfully defended his belt for the first time. In 2015 alone, Cormier fought three of the best fighters in the division...

Oct 13, 2015 7:40 am

Cormier: ‘If I Lose Twice, I’ll Probably Be Done, Because Legacy Is Everything’

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is expecting to fight Jon Jones for the second time. He’s coming off of a win over Alexander Gustafsson and now will wait to see when/if the UFC reinstates the former champ. Recently, in an interview on Jon Anik and Kenny Florian’s podcast, the champ said realistically, if...

Oct 12, 2015 1:27 pm

Northcutt Heading To Tristar For Trial Period

UFC lightweight prospect Sage Northcutt (6-0 MMA) recently praised former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre as being one of the men who inspired him to succeed in mixed martial arts. “Georges St-Pierre is one of my favorite fighters,” Northcutt said prior to UFC 192. “He’s just a phenomenal athlete. If you look at him, he’s ripped up, and...

Oct 12, 2015 3:00 am

Cormier: Critics would have ‘had a field day with me’ if I lost to Gus

Daniel Cormier stepped into the octagon in Houston, Texas with a gameplan in mind to successfully defend his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 192. Unfortunately for him, he was facing Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson and was forced to fight the hardest fight of his life. Gustafsson and Cormier left it all in the octagon...

Oct 11, 2015 4:50 am

Ryan Bader: ‘I deserve a title shot after beating Rashad’

Ryan Bader is on the hunt for gold and has his sights set on UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier. Unfortunately for him, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and former champion Jon Jones are both expecting fights with Cormier, as well. Bader is coming fresh off a one-sided victory against Rashad Evans at UFC 192 and things...

Oct 8, 2015 8:17 am

205 Picture — Rumble Wants Bader, Bader Wants Cormier

Man, Jon Jones’ return is really messing with the UFC’s light heavyweight division. It went from having a pretty clear set of top contenders and possible title challengers to now having a bunch top guys who aren’t sure what to do. Everyone is waiting to see what happens with the former champ, as his UFC...

Oct 5, 2015 1:35 am

LOL – Gustafsson Fan Goes Nuts When Knee Smashes D.C.

Alexander Gustafsson is not your average title challenger. Champions can plan to throw all strategy and gameplans out of the window when defending their titles against the Swedish fighter as he has a history of taking them to WAR. Gustafsson took Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier to their limits during their championship fights but he...

Oct 4, 2015 6:37 pm

Ryan Bader eyeing title shot or rematch with Glover Teixeira after 5 straight wins

Ryan “Darth” Bader has his eye on the prize after defeating former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans in decisive fashion at “UFC 192”. While Bader gathered a twelve fight win streak before suffering his first loss to Jon Jones at UFC 126, the five fight win streak he is riding right now may be...

Oct 4, 2015 12:18 pm

FINALLY! UFC Responds To Sketchy Vitor Belfort TRT Cover Up Allegations

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has finally responded to accusations that the company covered up one of their top-fighter’s drug tests so he could be permitted to fight at UFC 152. Vitor Belfort was the focal point in a recent report released by Deadspin titled, “A Sketchy Drug Test Didn’t Stop Vitor Belfort From Fighting At...

Oct 3, 2015 12:01 am

LOL – “Dana White Had Hair When I Started Fighting”

A video posted by Suga Rashad Evans (@suga_rashadevans) on Sep 29, 2015 at 7:12pm PDT UFC 192, which goes down Saturday night, will feature the return of former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans. The TUF alum hasn’t fought in nearly two years and will not step back into the octagon against Ryan Bader, who’s currently...

Oct 1, 2015 10:02 am

Dominick Cruz Breaks Down Cormier vs. Gustafsson

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is scheduled to make his long overdue return to the octagon to face current champ TJ Dillashaw at UFC Fight Night 81, is also a respected analyst, working on UFC on FOX. Cruz put on his analyst hat during a recent stop by MMAJunkie Radio and gave an in-depth...

Oct 1, 2015 4:49 am

UFC Champ Daniel Cormier: ‘A lot of People Want To Discredit Me’

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel ‘DC’ Cormier will defend his belt for the first time this Saturday at UFC 192 when he takes on Alexander Gustafsson in the night’s main event. Cormier was the last fighter to go up against former champ Jon Jones, in a losing effort, before he was stripped of his...

Oct 1, 2015 12:50 am

UFC 192: Daniel Cormier – A New Era of Light Heavyweights

UFC 192 will feature the first title defense of current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier as he takes on challenger Alexander Gustafsson. It will be Gustafsson’s second shot at the UFC gold. Both fighters have lost to former champ Jon Jones and are looking to win this fight, which will possibly put the in position...

Sep 30, 2015 2:04 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘Bader Doesn’t Perform Well Under Pressure’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will make his long awaited return to the octagon after nearly two years away. ‘Suga’ will take on Ryan Bader, who’s currently on a winning streak, and look to get himself back on the path to the title. Bader on the other hand wants to get another win...

Sep 30, 2015 9:00 am

Nick Diaz: ‘UFC Put Me In Touch With Their Lawyers’

On Tuesday, the support for former UFC champion Jon Jones was evident, with both UFC president Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta in attendance during the court hearing. However, we’ve seen little to no real support for Nick Diaz coming from the UFC since his five-year suspension was handed down, not even a statement on...

Sep 30, 2015 12:36 am

Top 5 Must Watch UFC Fights

The UFC has a vast library of fights, from UFC 1 to UFC 191, so trying to think of only five fights to list as must watch seems like a pretty ridiculous task. However, Kenny Florian and Henry Cejudo took on the job and did their best. They gave their list of the top 5...

Sep 29, 2015 7:01 pm

Gustafsson: ‘Cormier Might Take Me Down Once, Or Twice’

UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson will once again challenge for the UFC title this Saturday at UFC 192, when he takes on champion Daniel Cormier in the night’s main event. Gustafsson didn’t come away with the belt the first time, when he went five rounds with Jon Jones, but hopes to get the job done...

Sep 29, 2015 3:33 am

Coach: ‘Cormier Deserves More Credit Than What He’s Getting’

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title for the first time at this Saturday’s UFC 192, when he takes on Alexander Gustafsson. Ahead of that scrap, Cormier’s coach, Javier Mendez, recently talked on The MMA Hour and said that he thinks the champ isn’t exactly getting the credit he deserves as the...