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Dec 7, 2014 10:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Pettis’ win over Melendez

In the co-main event of UFC 181 last night, Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis scored a second round submission win over a very game Gilbert Melendez. Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the submission. I'm fucking eating wheaties it's for every meal — russell doane (@RussellDoane135) December 7, 2014 Pettis is unreal! #UFC181 @Showtimepettis —...

Dec 6, 2014 9:21 am

Dethrone Royalty Founder Reacts To UFC Uniform

The founder of Dethrone Royalty clothing, which sponsors fighters like Conor McGregor and Robbie Lawler, is one of the many brand owners that will be affected by the UFC’s new uniform deal. Nick Swinmum posted the following Tweet, and then the following message on The UnderGround. Heard uniform announcement coming tomorrow. We were never about...

Dec 4, 2014 4:30 pm

“Brendan Schaub Can’t Fight!”

“Honestly, somebody asked me if he can fight. I think he can’t fight for sh*t. That’s what I think.” “I pick and choose my fighters, I’ll tell you this much for sure. It’s the way they approach me and the way they speak to me before they really want to be in my gym and...

Dec 3, 2014 9:48 am

Josh Samman carries a heavy heart in to UFC 181 bout with Eddie Gordon‏

UFC middleweight Josh Samman (10-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will be carrying a heavy heart to the octagon this Saturday night when he meets TUF 19 winner Eddie Gordon in Las Vegas. Samman, who hasn’t fought since winning his UFC debut in Arpil of 2013, lost his girlfriend Hailey Bevis to a tragic car accident in...

Dec 2, 2014 4:52 pm

Pat Barry Speaks Openly About Dennis Munson Jr.’s Death and Rofusport- Exclusive

Back in March of this year, amateur kick-boxer Dennis Munson Jr. died hours after his debut fight in Milwaukee. Since his death, a select few have come forward to speak out about the situation and about his team, Roufusport, led by Duke Roufus. Those few being current TUF contestant Rose Namajunas and her fiancé, former...

Dec 2, 2014 12:08 pm

Pettis Fires Back At Team Roufus Detractors

“I guess they needed something to happen to go off of. The worst thing is they don’t know this kid. This kid came to our gym. He’s training with us. We saw him as a teammate, as a family member. It hurts us more than it hurts them. Using that? That’s what pissed me off...

Nov 30, 2014 2:49 pm

Hendricks on injury: “Being inactive doesn’t bother me”

Johny Hendricks is currently gearing up for his UFC 181 rematch against Robbie Lawler this coming Saturday. Since capturing the vacant welterweight championship nearly a year ago, Hendricks hasn’t fought in the UFC, whereas Robbie Lawler has fought twice, going 2-0 in the past 9 months. Hendricks spoke to MMAJunkie about the rematch, and what...

Nov 30, 2014 9:20 am

Rousey: Carmouche had “Most effective staredown ever”

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey often looks extremely intimidating, and supremely confident during staredowns as well as during her walk to the Octagon. However even the undefeated champion admits that she has been thrown off during staredowns. “You know who was the smartest ever, to really f– with me in the staredown? Liz Carmouche....

Nov 30, 2014 8:36 am

Sonnen on Wanderlei: “I just think he’s making some bad choices”

Since receiving a lifetime ban from the NSAC, Wanderlei Silva has taken a very direct, and oftentimes harsh approach when speaking out against the UFC. While many have been quick to criticize Wanderlei for his recent antics, Chael Sonnen believes that Wanderlei simply isn’t receiving any guidance from his management team. He spoke to BloodyElbow...

Nov 28, 2014 5:35 pm

Ben Rothwell On Drug Testing Problems And Beating TRT

At this time last year, UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell was undergoing what he now calls the “lowest point” of his career. The veteran heavyweight was using testosterone replacement therapy at the time, which had been prescribed to him by his doctors. After defeating Brandon Vera in dramatic fashion at UFC 164 in August of 2013,...

Nov 28, 2014 1:15 pm

“REVENGE IS WANTED!”

“I want to get that loss back (against TUF 20’s Tecia Torres); that fight is definitely in the plan. That was a fluke in my fight game. I went in there not ready. I wasn’t prepared for that fight. Of course, I took a loss and I’ll take that loss and wear it. But I’m...

Nov 26, 2014 10:14 am

Dodson Eyeing D.J. or T.J. Rematches Upon Return To Action

“I’m coming back in 2015, and I’m trying to get whatever gold is available to get at that time. I’ll take it from D.J. or T.J. It really doesn’t matter to me. I don’t think there is anyone in the flyweight division that is trying to fight me when I come back because they know...

Nov 24, 2014 3:31 pm

Aisling Daly used to beat up McGregor and Pendred when they first began MMA

Conor McGregor is one of the top ranked featherweight fighters in the world. With that being said, everyone has to start somewhere. TUF 20 competitor Aisling Daly, who is teammates with Conor McGregor revealed that she, was McGregor and Cathal Pendred’s first training partners. She spoke to Independent.ie. “It’s been a really great experience to...

Nov 24, 2014 11:15 am

Corey Anderson gets last-minute replacement opponent for UFC 181

TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson has received a late replacement for his upcoming fight at UFC 181 on December 6th. Anderson will now be facing undefeated prospect Justin Jones, who will be making his UFC debut at the event. Jones has only been a professional fighter for under a year, and has posted 3 finishes...

Nov 24, 2014 10:42 am

King Mo on Tito Ortiz: “I would destroy Tito”

The new hot rivalry in Bellator MMA is between Tito Ortiz and Mohammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal. Following Bellator 131, where King Mo defeated Joe Vedepo, and Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar, King Mo called out Tito Ortiz, with King Mo saying he would “Django” Tito. (See that HERE). Since then the rivalry hasn’t died down,...

Nov 22, 2014 5:02 am

Camus defends Roufusport: “It’s a great gym”

Chico Camus is the latest fighter to defend Duke Roufus’ gym, Roufusport, from allegations by former students, fighters, and instructors in the wake of Dennis Munson Jr.’s death. In preparation for his flyweight debut against Brad Pickett tomorrow night at UFC Fight Night 57, Camus returned to Roufusport to train at the gym he left...

Nov 20, 2014 9:43 am

McGregor on Siver: “He’s a weird looking, deformed looking guy”

Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver are gearing up for their UFC Fight Night Boston bout in January. Leading up to the event, the pair visited Boston to promote the fight with a press conference. Unsurprisingly, McGregor continued his trash talk, mocking Siver for failing a drug test. (via MMAFighting) “He’s muscular but he’s really small....

Nov 19, 2014 3:28 pm

Namajunas explains why she speaks out against Roufus

Following the death of Dennis Munson Jr. in his first Muay Thai fight, Rose Namajunas spoke out about Duke Roufus, and the training methods at Roufusport. Following her lead, former students, instructors, and fighters spoke up about the methods used by Roufusport, and why they disagreed with them. She spoke to MMAJunkie about why she...