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Sep 3, 2015 12:01 am

Just In Case You Were Wondering……..

Is Conor McGregor slowly morphing into MMA’s version of Floyd Mayweather? The UFC interim featherweight champ seems to be taking things further and further in that direction. The guy’s always talked a big game, that’s for sure, but now he’s starting to be overly flashy too. Hey, whatever floats your boat, and if you’ve got...

Sep 2, 2015 7:40 am

‘Fedor Has Not Signed With The UFC’

  Don’t run into the streets screaming with joy just yet fight fans. MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko has not signed with the UFC, yet. There was a report that surfaced yesterday, from Combat Press, that stated Fedor had indeed signed with the UFC and was currently in the process of booking an opponent. Awesome right?...

Aug 30, 2015 1:28 am

WATCH! Mayweather laughs as MMA fighter employee gets KOd in boxing ring

The undefeated king of professional boxing is set to make his return to pay-per-view when he squares off with Andre Berto in what is expected to be “Money’s” final fight. The bout is set to take place on September 12, 2015. Go behind the scenes of both fighters’ training camps by watching the following episode...

Aug 26, 2015 6:18 pm

Mark Munoz Is Happy With Retirement, Has ‘No Itch To Come Back’

Were you wondering if retired UFC middleweight Mark Munoz was thinking about a come back? Well according to the fighter, the answer is no. Munoz last fought on May 16 and then retired, leaving his gloves in the octagon, and said in a recent blog post for The Players Tribune that he has no intentions...


Aug 23, 2015 9:47 pm

UFC Fight Night 74 Bonus Report: Cote and 3 others take home $50K

“UFC Fight Night 74” is in the books and Max Holloway has added ANOTHER win to his already impressive streak. Patrick Cote and Josh Burkman brought the crowd to their feet with their fight of the night performance and both earned an extra check because of it. Check out the full bonus report below! Fight...

Aug 21, 2015 3:14 pm

Cung Le: ‘Dana White Tried To ‘Strong Arm’ Me Into Admitting PED Use’

Things between retired MMA fighter Cung Le and the UFC aren’t very good. Le is a plaintiff in the class action anti-trust lawsuit against Zuffa and recently spoke with fellow plaintiff Nate Quarry on a podcast and detailed the final year with the UFC and how things got really bad. Here’s Le talking about the...

Aug 18, 2015 12:44 am

Chris Leben Takes The Plunge — Jumps Off Cliff With Babe In Thong

Retired UFC middleweight Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben is known for his vicious striking and KO power. He’s also been known for his wild out of the octagon antics, like those portrayed on TUF 1. He’s a fan favorite and even though he’s not in the cage anymore, he’s still a major name in the MMA...

Aug 14, 2015 4:44 pm

Chael Sonnen Hints That He Wants Anderson Silva Rematch

Is former UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen hinting that he wants a third fight with Anderson Silva? The ‘OG’ himself sent out a very cryptic Tweet on Thursday with the message ‘#oneMoreTime’. So what does this have to do with Silva. Well the tweet was sent out very shortly after Silva’s highly publicized hearing with the...

Aug 12, 2015 8:39 am

Coach: ‘Fedor’s Return Is Serious, Has Greater Potential Than Before’

The man, the myth, the legend Fedor Emelianenko still has everyone wondering where he’ll end up. A lot of talk has been going around about him ‘talking’ with the UFC and a potential match up with champion Fabricio Werdum, who beat Fedor. None of that is confirmed or even hinted at being confirmed yet, but...

Aug 7, 2015 2:41 pm

ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

Following his historic two-division two-time championship UFC career, BJ “The Prodigy” Penn was recently awarded the sports biggest honor, a UFC Hall-Of-Fame induction. On July 11, 2015 Penn was inducted into the UFC’s Modern Era wing for his contributions to the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Having made his professional Mixed Martial Arts debut at...

Aug 6, 2015 10:13 am

Alistair Overeem Puts GLORY On Blast For Financial Issues

“No. And I will explain why: Because there are no good big promotions. The only big promotion is Glory, and Glory is struggling financially. It’s not what it once used to be with K-1.” “The problem is: there is no heavyweight division”, he says. “It’s only Rico. Because everybody else quit or is retired or...

Aug 5, 2015 7:27 am

Chris Leben Pleads Guilty To Felony Weapon Charge

Retired UFC fighter and TUF 1 alumni Chris Leben pleaded guilty to three charges on Monday, according to NBC San Diego. At his arraignment, Christian Leben, 35, admitted to felony possession of an assault weapon, misdemeanor vandalism and misdemeanor violation of a temporary restraining order.- via NBC San Diego.  Leben, also known as “The Crippler” in...

Jul 29, 2015 11:37 am

Fedor: ‘I Want A Rematch With Werdum’

We might not know when or where Fedor Emelianenko will be fighting upon his return to MMA, but at least we now know who he wants to fight. Recently, Fedor went on a youth forum and did a Q&A. One fan asked who he wanted to fight in his first bout back after three years....

Jul 27, 2015 5:48 pm

There May Be Charges Against Leben, But Domestic Violence Is Not One Of Them

Domestic violence in mixed martial arts has become a hot-button topic since HBO’s “Real Sports” did a feature on the issue. While some athletes, men and women, from different sports backgrounds do have a past with domestic violence, former UFC fighter Chris Leben is NOT part of that group. The “Ultimate Fighter” alumni was arrested in...

Jul 26, 2015 7:06 am

Chris Leben Speaks Out About Recent Arrest

Retired UFC fighter and “The Ultimate Fighter’s” original bad boy had another run in with the law this past week, but he claims everything is not as it seems. It was reported that Leben was arrested in late July for a laundry list of charges. “The Crippler” has taken to Twitter, not so much to...

Jul 25, 2015 8:50 am

Chris Leben Arrested On Multiple Charges

Retired UFC fighter and TUF 1 alumni Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben has been arrested in Sand Diego on several charges. The news, confirmed by Jeremy Blotter of Bleacher Report, shows that he was arrested on several charges including felony possession of an assault weapon, felony vandalism as well as misdemeanor vandalism, and two counts of...

Jul 23, 2015 12:01 am

Jamie Varner: ‘Caption This Pic!’

Retired UFC fighter Jamie Varner has a job for all of his fans. He took to social media to share a picture and asked everyone to send in their best captions for the pic, you could even win some stuff. Now, the picture is definitely worthy of some ‘interesting’ captions, what comes to mind when...

Jul 23, 2015 12:01 am

All-Natural Parenting Working For Kingsbury And Wicks (NSFW)

Retired UFC fighter Kyle Kingsbury looks to be enjoying his time out of the cage and with his family. Kingbury is the father of a recently new baby boy and looks to be doing everything he can to raise him in the way he thinks is best, all natural. Check out the pics! The pediatrician...

Jul 21, 2015 12:13 pm

Randy Couture: ‘If The UFC Signs Fedor, Then I’m Out’

Former two-division UFC champion Randy Couture has been answering questions lately, ever since Fedor Emelianenko announced he would be returning to MMA. The two never fought, but came close and now fans are wondering if ‘The Natural’ would consider coming back for the fight. Here’s what he said to MMAFighting: “You never say never —...

Jul 20, 2015 11:56 am

UFC Vet Din Thomas Happy With New Fight Life

“I’ve been retired for about two years now and I’ve transitioned into doing a lot of coaching. I’m one of the main coaches for American Top Team now. I can’t complain. I get to work with high-level athletes, I still get to come to these shows and be a part of this game. I’m really happy about that....

Jul 17, 2015 9:21 am

UFC Fighters React To Mike Swick’s Retirement

UFC welterweight and TUF 1 vet Mike ‘Quick’ Swick has officially retired from the sport of MMA. Swick hadn’t been active in quite some time, until he came back at UFC 189 this past Saturday and loss a tough decision to Alex Garcia. After the fight Swick decided to hang up the gloves and call...

Jul 8, 2015 8:17 am

UFC Middleweight Costas Philippou Retires From MMA

Yesterday we reported that UFC middleweight Costas Philippou (13-5 MMA) had been removed from the official UFC rankings. When a fighter is removed from the rankings system it is usually a strong indication that he or she has been released from their contract, popped for a failed drug test or possibly retiring. After some brief...

Jul 7, 2015 9:29 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘I Turn Chaos Into Cash’

MMA’s Original Gangster Chael Sonnen has stayed relevant in the sport despite being retired and booted from his FOX Sports analyst gig. Sonnen now works with ESPN and has his own podcast called ‘You’re Welcome’. He stays busy in the MMA world and always has a comment for every bit of news going around. So...

Jun 30, 2015 9:20 am

BJ Penn Talks Hall of Fame Induction, Greatest Moment of Career & More

Late in May, it was confirmed that two division champion BJ Penn would be inducted into the “Modern Era” wing of the UFC Hall of Fame. His professional fighting career lasted over thirteen years and he defeated the likes of Kenny Florian, Diego Sanchez and Sean Sherk during his dominant UFC Lightweight Championship run. When...

Jun 24, 2015 8:46 am

UFC Champ T.J. Dillashaw Believes Jose Aldo Planning To Retire Soon

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw suffered a broken rib while training for his rematch with Renan Barao and had to pull out of the fight, so he knows a thing or two about what featherweight champion Jose Aldo is going through right now. Dillashaw called into Stud Show Radio and talked about the news and...

Jun 23, 2015 12:53 pm

BJ Penn Named Hawaii MVP OF The Week, Talks Favorite UFC Moment, More — WATCH!

From KITV.com: HONOLULU —He’s one of only two fighters to win world titles in two separate weight classes. And next month, he’ll be honored for that feature when he is officially enshrined into the UFC Hall of Fame. BJ Penn, now retired, is KITV’s Hawaii MVP this week, but, as our Brandi Higa reports, the...

Jun 4, 2015 4:04 am

Chael Sonnen Inspired By Cormier, Talks About Returning To MMA

The ‘American Gangster’ retired from MMA in 2014. Could he now be planning a comeback? The former UFC title challenger appeared on Jon Anik and Kennt Florian’s Podcast and talked about watching Daniel Cormier win the light-heavyweight title. “I thought it was inspiring. One because I’m a wrestler so I’m always excited to see wrestling...

Jun 2, 2015 5:25 am

Heath Herring: ‘It Was Totally Cool To Use PEDs In Japan’

Even if you’ve never actually seen Heath Herring fight, you have most likely seen the viral video of him knocking a guy out for kissing him during the staredowns. Well, he’s been retired now for a while but recently did a Q&A for PokerNews and talked all about his career including steroid use and even...