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Apr 26, 2012 7:38 am

Video | Cain Velasquez Wants More Testing In Place In MMA | UFC NEWS

Cain Velasquez in an interview with MMA Weekly. Velasquez comments on having more testing in place in MMA. He also comments on how he feels better coming into his UFC 146 bout with Antonio Silva oppose to the return from a year long lay off before he lost to Junior Dos Santos at UFC on...

Apr 26, 2012 7:34 am

Erik Koch Likely Candidate For Next Featherweight Title Shot | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: Jose Aldo’s next opponent could be Erik Koch. Koch is likely to be named the opponent for Aldo’s next title defence whenever the UFC decides on a date for the Featherweight champion to defend his title. Sources close to both fighters confirm that Koch is the likely candidate to get the shot...

Apr 26, 2012 7:29 am

Greg Jackson: Jones’ victory was bittersweet

By Edward Fernandez: On Sherdog’s Savage Dog Show, Jon Jones’ trainer Greg Jackson talked about his victory at UFC 145. He revealed he was happy about his top fighter retaining the title, but was upset with the very public situation that involved former team member Rashad Evans, whom Jones defeated via unanimous decision. “It was...

Apr 25, 2012 6:20 pm

Exclusive | Yves Edwards Discloses Injury | Hopes To Return To Octagon Soon | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: On this week’s edition of Just Scrap Radio, host Jens Pulver and guest co-host Abel Pulver discussed many things. From Marloes Coenen’s knowledge about Alistair Overeem’s PED use, to UFC 145 results and an interview with special guest, Yves Edwards. The self-proclaimed “Thug Jitsu Master” boasts a 41-18-1 record (9-6 UFC), with...

Apr 25, 2012 5:21 pm

Just Scrap Radio Ep. 2 | Marloes Coenen Talks Fights, PEDs, Cyborg, Overeem

Invicta FC headliner Marloes Coenen talks about her fight this Saturday – April 28, 2012 7pm central time. “Invicta is the next evolution for MMA.  I’m Really excited.” The Just Scrap Radio host Jens Pulver brings up Marloes Coenen’s last fight in Strikeforce where she dominated during the stand up but opponent Misha Tate’s wrestling...

Apr 25, 2012 4:43 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans | Salary Report | UFC NEWS

By Chase Raymond: Jon “Bones” Jones brings in the most money on the night, and rightfully so. Jones has been on an impressive win streak and is proving to be a great PPV draw for the UFC as of late. These numbers are not including the PPV bonuses or fight of the night bonuses, or...

Apr 25, 2012 4:36 pm

King Mo – "I think I can beat Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

King Mo was recently on TapOut Radio to share his thoughts on the Jones/Evans fight: “Jones used his reach good. Jones did his thing, keeping it at bay. Rashad fought a good 1st, 2nd and the first part of the 3rd round when he came moving forward. He was just getting outworked and out pointed....

Apr 25, 2012 4:16 pm

John Hathaway Talks About Return At UFC on FOX 3 | UFC NEWS

John Hathaway in an interview with Fighters Only Magazine. On injuries “It’s really frustrating. It’s going to be over a year since I last competed. I was already in a training camp for my last fight which was scheduled to be at UFC 138 last November, so I had to pull out because of that.”...

Apr 25, 2012 4:15 pm

Video | Chuck Liddell would consider return to fighting if offered a title shot

By Lewis Mckeever: With Jon Jones continuing to grow and evolve at such a frenetic pace, I’m reluctant to think that many of the prospects included in the UFC light heavyweight roster are chomping at the bit to get their hands on the current champ. Legendary hall of famer Chuck Liddell however, recently flirted with...

Apr 25, 2012 10:20 am

Where Does Rashad Evans Go From Here?

By Ryan Busuttil: In May 2010, Rashad Evans defeated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson by unanimous decision to become the number one contender to the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. What happened in the next 23 months was a whirlwind of emotions, changes and frustrations for Evans. After the Rampage fight, he didn’t fight again until August 2011...

Apr 25, 2012 9:00 am

No worries Fans | Overeem will fight again in the UFC!

By Chase Raymond: I know that most people are not giving Alistair Overeem a chance at being back in the UFC. I also know that Dana White is very upset about Overeem’s failed drug test. No worries folks, this is not the first fighter to fail a drug test and return to the UFC. It...

Apr 25, 2012 7:43 am

VIDEO | Awesomely Awkward Fighter Interviews From UFC 145

By Lewis Mckeever: Step aside Ariel Helwani, because there’s a new sheriff in town. Creative Loafing’s Joeff Davis incorporates his own unique journalistic flair into the fighter-press interactive experience. Davis injects some refreshing humour into the UFC 145 pre-fight press bombardment, interviewing a range of fighters who participated at the event. Rashad Evans, Matt Brown,...

Apr 25, 2012 7:40 am

Alistair Overeem's Doctor Has Questionable Past & Ethics

UFC Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem went before the Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday and testified that he had received an anti-inflammatory injection that contained testosterone. Present at the hearing was Dr. Hector Oscar Molina Overeem’s physician along with his attorney Davis Chesnoff. Overeem testified that he had saw Molina due to a recommendation by retired...

Apr 25, 2012 7:30 am

Frank Mir Believes Overeem Defense | "It Seems Like A Viable Reason"

While on FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight Frank Mir talks about a variety of subjects such as Alistair Overeem failing in his drugs test, Cain Velasquez & Junior Dos Santos. On Alistair Overeem “I think this is the first time that he’s ever come up positive at tests, as far as I’m aware of. It seems...

Apr 25, 2012 7:00 am

Rory MacDonald | "I think I could beat anybody in the division right now,"

“I think I could beat anybody in the division right now,” MacDonald told Sid Seixeiro on Sportsnet 590 “I’ve evolved so much, added so many tools to my game,” MacDonald said. “I feel like I’ve put so many things in my game that I can be aggressive but technical at the same time.” “It takes...

Apr 25, 2012 6:05 am

Frank Mir | I already Had My Eye On JDS

“I would be lying if I said it didn’t pull me away from my preparations for Velasquez. The fact it came through was a good thing, because I already had one eye on dos Santos. I’m actually happy the fight got changed. We were like everyone else — reading the Internet, saying this guy tested...

Apr 25, 2012 5:55 am

Man Accused of UFC Piracy Skips Court Hearing

We have covered the UFC’s anti-piracy policy tirelessly here on BJPENN.COM. At this point we know that the UFC will prosecute anyone stealing their beloved product and/or PPV broadcasts. Recently a man who was busted for stealing UFC pay-per-views for his bar patrons skipped his court appearance. Aberdeennew.com has the scoop:   [box_light] The former...