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Sep 2, 2015 6:40 am

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Officially Retires From MMA

MMA can officially say goodbye to one of the biggest legends in the sport’s history. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira announced that he is in fact calling it quits and retiring from MMA. ‘Big Nog’ will not be fading off into the sunset to never be seen again though, as he has accepted a job with the...

Aug 24, 2015 1:30 pm

Frankie Edgar accepts Max Holloway’s challenge, wants to fight in December

New Jersey’s Frankie Edgar sits atop the featherweight division as the only man under champions Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. Often overlooked by officials, Edgar sure isn’t forgotten when it comes to fighters looking to take a step up in competition. Fifth-ranked featherweight Max Holloway called out “The Answer” to a potential bout in Hawaii....

Aug 17, 2015 7:05 am

BEEF! Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem go at it on Twitter!

After what felt like months of Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos calling each other out in various interviews and on social media, we may finally get to see these two clash in the octagon. The heavyweights were originally scheduled to square off a couple years ago at UFC 146. After Overeem knocked out Brock...

Aug 11, 2015 4:41 pm

UFC Boss — ‘Ronda Rousey is bringing teenage girls to the UFC’

“We’re already seeing it. We’re getting exposure now, or she’s getting exposure now, in magazines like Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Vogue. Those aren’t the typical news outlets that would necessarily cover the Ultimate Fighting Championship. So she’s breaking down those barriers and bringing a whole new group of fans that want to watch her fight. We’ve...

Aug 11, 2015 11:11 am

UFC Sends Letter To Fighters Warning Them Of ‘Pathetic’ Union Attempts

The UFC has issued a letter to all of their contracted fighters regarding the Teamsters and The Culinary Workers Union trying to ‘organize fighters’. Some of you might think a fighters union would be a good thing, but the UFC sent this letter out to warn fighters about possible alternative motives. The Culinary Workers Union...

Aug 10, 2015 8:05 am

Jose Aldo’s coach fires back at Brendan Schaub for PED accusations

After Renan Barao lost to Team Alpha Male’s TJ Dillashaw for a second time in a row, Brendan Schaub threw in his two cents saying, “Since this drug testing, anyone notice the ol’ Brazilians ain’t doing too well? Ever notice the people, the ol’ South America ain’t doing too hot since this drug testing thing?” Nova Uniao...

Aug 8, 2015 5:48 am

UFC Responds To Unions Trying To Organize Fighters

  On Thursday, two large unions, The Teamsters and The Culinary Workers Union , joined together and issued a statement saying that they will be working to help organize UFC fighters into their own union. Behind all this is possible ulterior motives. The Culinary Workers Union has been doing battle with the Fertitta brothers for...

Aug 7, 2015 3:59 am

Cris Cyborg Discusses Her Relationship With Dana White… Sort of

Female wrecking machine, Cris “Cyborg” is coming off her eighth straight title victory via stoppage. Which is why it comes as no surprise to learn that she is of a rare breed of ZUFFA fighter not fighting under the UFC banner. But how is her relationship with her longtime antagonist, and new boss Dana White?...

Aug 3, 2015 7:54 am

Khabib: ‘I tried to fight Nate Diaz, but all he did was run away from me!’

On Saturday evening, Khabib Nurmagomedov got into an altercation with some members of the Diaz camp at the World Series of Fighting event in Las Vegas, Nevada. The altercation started in the pit of the showroom where the event was taking place. A brawl broke out in the stands, but it was separated before anything...

Jul 29, 2015 8:14 am

Judge Rules Against UFC In Anti-Trust Lawsuit

A new ruling has come out of the UFC anti-trust lawsuit. In the most recent ruling, the judge denied the Zuffa’s Motion to Stay Discovery. What does that mean? Docket Text: IT IS ORDERED: Defendant’s Motion to Stay [103] is DENIED. The parties are directed to meet and confer and submit a proposed form of...

Jul 28, 2015 3:00 am

Koscheck: ‘Dana’s Just A Little Errand B*tch’

Former UFC welterweight and TUF 1 cast member Josh Koscheck is now with the Bellator MMA and seems to have no problem slamming his former boss Dana White. Koscheck has been vocal about the Reebok deal since leaving the promotion, especially after they tried to use his name to sell jerseys. Now, when talking to...

Jul 27, 2015 9:28 am

Could TJ Dillashaw vs. Frankie Edgar Be in the Works?

Now that Renan Barao is in TJ Dillashaw’s rear view mirror, the bantamweight division is wide open for the champion. However, two of the top contenders for the championship (Dominick Cruz and Raphael Assuncao) are sidelined with injuries, so Dana White and company may be looking OUTSIDE of the division for “The Answer”. After “UFC...

Jul 9, 2015 9:19 am

Mystic Mac Predicts That He’ll Own The UFC One Day

UFC featherweight and superstar Conor McGregor will fight Chad Mendes for the interim title this Saturday at UFC 189, but the Irishmen has much bigger ambitions in mind. McGregor told Jim Rome that he plans on owning the UFC one day. No really, he said that. “I want to go down as one of the greatest...

Jul 7, 2015 2:31 pm

Dana White: ‘McGregor Tried To Bet Me $3 Mill’

UFC president is a betting man, but even he was shocked when featherweight Conor McGregor came to Lorenzo Fertitta and himself with a wager. White was a guest on the Jim Rome Show and talked about just how confident the featherweight is. “You want to know how confident this kid is? I can’t even believe...

Jul 7, 2015 1:01 pm

ATT Owner Tried To Buy The UFC Twice

“If it ever comes up, the only thing I think is how fortunate all the fighters and managers and fans are that it ended up the way it did, in the hands of the guys it was. They put a ton of time and a ton of money and ate a lot of losses before...

Jun 22, 2015 12:56 pm

Was Kimbo/Shamrock Fixed? Bellator Commentator Addresses Rumors

Kimbo Slice stepped into the cage for the first time since 2010 last Friday and blasted through Ken Shamrock in less than five minutes. By the time the bout ended, some fans on social media and even UFC commentator Joe Rogan questioned the legitimacy of the result. What caused them to think the fight was...

Jun 17, 2015 11:08 am

Jessica Penne Would Have Taken Rematch With ‘Karate Hottie’ Over Title Shot

“I saw her try to flirt and bat her eyes at [UFC president] Dana [White] and [CEO] Lorenzo [Fertitta]. I asked Shelby, because he was there. I said, ‘Shelby, is she gonna come over?’ He said, ‘We don’t have anything yet.’ I said, ‘As soon as that happens, I want her.'” “I’ve been asking for...

Jun 9, 2015 3:54 pm

Aldo’s Coach Defends UFC’s Stance On Reebok

  Well this is an interesting twist in the UFC/Reebok saga. Last week UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo came out and blasted the new deal and called for a fighters union in order to fight it and get rid of it. Now, Andre Pederneiras, Aldo’s coach and owner of Nova Uniao is coming forward with...

Jun 4, 2015 10:20 am

WASTED! Dana White: ‘I Like To Drink’

Yesterday Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White were present for the unveiling of the new UFC drug testing policy and program. During the Q&A part of the press conference a reporter asked if any UFC employees or executives would be tested just like the fighters. Fertitta and White had some fun with the question and said...

Jun 3, 2015 5:45 am

UFC Gets Class Action Case Moved To Home Turf

The UFC have won a small battle in the war that is the anti-trust lawsuit filed against them. The lawsuit, filed by MMA fighters including Jon Fitch, Cung Le and Nate Quarry, was originally filed in San Jose, California. Zuffa filed for a change in venue, hoping to have the proceedings moved to Las Vegas,...