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Aug 19, 2014 8:39 am

Ryan Bader Fought OSP With Recently Healed Broken Hand

In a main event that was criticized by many, including 205 pound kingpin Jon Jones, Ryan Bader defeated Ovince Saint Preux to a lackluster decision. Bader spoke to ArizonaSports.com about fighting OSP with a recently healed broken hand saying: “[The broken hand] does mess with you in camp,” said Bader to José Youngs for ArizonaSports.com....

Aug 19, 2014 8:09 am

Anthony Rumble Johnson Wants Bader, Then Gustafsson

Anthony Johnson is on a crash course with light heavyweight champion Jon Jones if everything continues on the path it’s going. After defeating Phil Davis earlier in summer, Rumble continued his tear of the 205 pound division by knocking out Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in July. He spoke with MMAJunkie about his hope for fighting Ryan...

Aug 18, 2014 11:16 am

Arlovski: Overeem Injured Me Too, He “Injures Everyone He Trains With”

Andrei Arlovski commented on the recent injury of Jon Jones which occurred at the hands of Alistair Overeem while the two were training. Anthony Johnson was the first to step forward and say that Overeem injured him as well when the two trained at Blackzilians together. Now Andrei Arlovski sounds off on his experience sparring...

Aug 18, 2014 9:09 am

Legendary Surfer Kelly Slater Talks About His Love For MMA

Legendary surfer Kelly Slater, who is signed to RVCA, much like Vitor Belfort and our very own BJ Penn. It’s only fitting that he is an MMA fan. He spoke about his love for MMA, how people see it as brutality, and even gives his pick for Weidman vs. Belfort. “I love the sport,” Slater...


Aug 15, 2014 11:15 am

Fighter Leg-Reach To Be Added To UFC Broadcast Stats

UFC officials have opted to add one more statistic to their fight broadcasts. Leg reach. MMAJunkie.com got the scoop: There will be a brand new addition to that list in the near future, though, as the length of a fighter’s legs will be measured and listed, UFC officials confirmed to MMAjunkie. “I think it’s a...

Aug 15, 2014 10:00 am

White Not Interested In Having Gustafsson Wait

The very moment that it was announced that Jon Jones was withdrawing from UFC 178 due to an injury, Alexander Gustafsson jumped in, telling the world that he was here and ready to take his rightful place against Jones in January. “I just heard the news that Jones is injured and the fight is rescheduled...

Aug 14, 2014 10:46 am

Gustafsson Sitting Out For Title Shot

Alexander Gustafsson fans are going to have to wait a very long time to see the Swedish based fighter return to the cage. And that’s his own doing. He doesn’t want to fight anyone, but Jon Jones. The original plan was to rematch Jon Jones in next month’s UFC 178 main event. That got botched...

Aug 14, 2014 8:18 am

D.C. Reacts To Title Shot Postponement

A disappointed Daniel Cormier reacts to the news that his UFC 178 bout with Jon Jones is being postponed. Cormier joins Charissa Thompson to discuss how he will spend the time, as it is rescheduled for January 3rd of next year.

Aug 13, 2014 7:37 am

‘Mighty Mouse’: ‘About time UFC 178 got a real main event’

Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson has been promoted to the UFC 178 main event following Jon Jones’ withdrawal from his bout with Daniel Cormier. (More on that HERE) He’s excited: Bad: You’ll have to wait a bit longer to see me win again. Good: I’m the new UFC 178 headliner. Bout time that card gets a...

Aug 12, 2014 6:16 pm

Gustafsson Slams UFC For Overlooking Him For Title Shot Again

Earlier today when news broke that Jon Jones withdrew from UFC 178 with a torn meniscus and the bout would be rescheduled for UFC 182, Alexander Gustafsson was not pleased. Gus posted the following message on his official Facebook page: Post by Alexander Gustafsson.

Aug 10, 2014 1:24 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘Brawl not a proud moment for us’

In an interview on AXS TV’s Inside MMA UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier discusses his relationship UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones that included a flair up at a press event and an off-air exchange after an interview with the two fighters

Aug 7, 2014 6:34 am

DC Says No Finish In “Bones” Fight, Wants 25-Minutes Of Pain

“I’m not going to knock him out. He has to stay in there for 25 minutes and take his beating. He has to stay in there and take his beating, so I am not going to knock him out.” “What I really want, honestly, because I’ve been doing this for a while now, almost five...

Aug 5, 2014 9:08 am

Daniel Cormier’s Thrown Shoe Hit Heidi Fang

Yesterday during the UFC Ultimate Media Day brawl between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, a media event that will go down in infamy, we could briefly see a shoe flying through the air as Cormier was being dragged away. As it turns out, the shoe belonged to Daniel Cormier, who was aiming for Jon Jones,...

Aug 5, 2014 8:06 am

PHOTO | Gustafsson Motivated After Successful Knee Surgery

UFC light heavyweight title contender Alexander Gustafsson has successfully undergone knee surgery to repair a partially torn meniscus that forced him out of his UFC 178 bout against Jon Jones. The Swede took to Instagram to let his fans know he was doing well and it more motivated than ever. Done, just woke up! Never...

Aug 4, 2014 8:14 am

UFC Invites Fans To UFC 178 Media Day Today

The UFC is inviting fans to join them at their UFC 178 Ultimate Media Day today which will be attended by Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, who will all be fighting on the card on September 27th. The event is free and open to the public, and starts at 11a.m. PT...

Jul 31, 2014 9:40 am

Glover Teixeira & Phil Davis In The Works For UFC 179

While not yet official, multiple sources are reporting that a light-heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis has been verbally agreed to by both parties. Of course, nothing is official until both fighters sign their bout agreements, and we expect that to take place in the coming days. The battle of top 205’ers will...

Jul 30, 2014 5:07 am

Carlos Condit Back Training At The Gym

Earlier this year Carlos Condit suffered a gruesome knee injury when Tyron Woodley threw a leg kick that Condit checked and spun around causing him to tear his ACL and part of his meniscus. Now according to a video on teammate Jon Jones’ Instagram, The Natural Born Killer is back! Check out the video:

Jul 29, 2014 5:05 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Vows To Get “My Belt”

Alexander Gustafsson was supposed to fight Jon Jones at UFC 178 in September in one of the most highly anticipated rematches in recent times. However The Mauler was forced to pull out of the fight with a nagging knee injury. Alex posted the following message on his personal Facebook: Post by Alexander Gustafsson.

Jul 29, 2014 2:50 pm

Bobby Green vs. Jorge Masvidal Booked For UFC 178

Lightweights Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal who both picked up wins at UFC 178 will meet at UFC 178 in Las Vegas on September 27th. Bobby Green is coming into the bout riding an 8-fight win streak, with four of the wins coming under the UFC banner. This past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12,...

Jul 25, 2014 5:50 am

Gustafsson Breaks Silence On Fight Cancelling Injury

“I’m disappointed I can’t fight, but this is not the end, it’s just the beginning. I’m going to come back much stronger.” “I was sparring and I felt my knee pop twice, but it didn’t hurt, it just felt strange. I finished training and came home and then I woke up the next morning and...

Jul 24, 2014 9:49 pm

BJ Penn 6th Most Played EA UFC Video Game Character – See The Top 10 Here

After a month of active gameplay, the recently launched EA UFC Video game has some fun stats. After polling more than 65 million games played by gamers around the globe, EA gaming officials have compiled a top 10 most played fighters in the game. Check it: 1. Bruce Lee (3.41 million) 2. Jon Jones (3.40...

Jul 24, 2014 8:44 pm

Daniel Cormier Agrees To Send Dominoes Delivery Driver To His UFC Title Fight

In just a couple of months, Daniel Cormier will get his long-awaited UFC title shot. The top light-heavyweight fighter’s number 1 fan took to twitter with a certain disappointment, but D.C. heard his cry and decided to help him out. I should've gone to 178. Go @dc_mma — REAL DEAL (@realdealruss) July 23, 2014 After...

Jul 22, 2014 1:01 pm

Matt Brown Looks To Chase UFC Record With KO Of Lawler

Matt “The Immortal” Brown has gotten the reputation as a finisher in the UFC. Of his 12 wins in his UFC career, Brown has finished 10 of his opponents, 9 by way of knockout, and one by way of submission. This Saturday when he faces off against Robbie Lawler, Brown is not only looking to...

Jul 13, 2014 10:07 am

Trainer: Ronda Rousey Is Top 3 P4P In MMA

“Top three, for sure. Ronda finishes every fight. She’s amazing with the skills and the hard work and what she shows in the Octagon. 16 seconds, she showed everything. Good punch, good knee, good takedown, ground and pound. This girl did everything in 16 seconds, so she is in the top three.” “The way she...

Jul 10, 2014 11:40 pm

Zingano Returns! Set To Fight Nunes In Vegas

UFC No. 1 contender, Cat Zingano is finally set to return to action following a rough run-of-things on the sidelines. While prepped for a possible title fight, a Ronda Rousey injury has put that prospect too far out. Rather than wait for what’s hers, Zingano has agreed to fight the very dangerous Amanda Nunes. The...

Jul 8, 2014 6:59 pm

Dominick Cruz Set To Make Return At UFC 178

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to make his UFC return at UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki. Cruz is coming off a nearly three year absence from the Octagon, which was due to two torn ACL’s. Mizugaki will be riding a five fight win streak into the bout, including wins over Bryan Caraway...

Jul 3, 2014 9:00 am

Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira Possible For Fall Event

‘Mr. Wonderful’ Phil Davis, and Glover Teixeira will likely square off later this year in a fall event. While neither fighter has commented on the potential matchup and nothing is set in stone, however Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight that there has been talks from the UFC of the bout materializing. Phil Davis is...

Jun 29, 2014 3:48 pm

Two Planned 2014 UFC Pay-Per-Views in Canada appear to be moving elsewhere

Dear Canada, The octagon will return to the great city of Montreal… eventually. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently revealed a new date for its return to the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Originally slated for December of 2014, Managing Director for UFC Operations Tom Wright informed media members at the “UFC Fight Night 43” post-fight press conference that the event...