Archive: featured

Nov 16, 2014 10:16 am

Lamas Wants McGregor: “He Has To Fight A Wrestler Like Me”

Following his dominant, and impressive win over Dennis Bermudez at UFC 180 last night (See that HERE), Ricardo Lamas stated he would like to fight Conor McGregor next before getting another shot at Jose Aldo. He spoke to MMAJunkie at the post-fight press conference saying: “I want to get back to the title shot. The...

Nov 16, 2014 10:08 am

REPLAY! Aguilar Continues Reign As Champion With Lopsided Win Over Faria

WSOF women’s strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar, who was recently a guest on Radio, continued her reign at the top of the women’s strawweight ladder last night at WSOF 15 when she defeated Kalindra Faria via a one-sided decision. Check out the highlights from the bout below: Your browser does not support iframes.

Nov 16, 2014 10:02 am

REPLAY! Gaethje Picks Up Split-Decision Win Over Guillard

Last night in the co-main event of WSOF 15, Melvin Guillard, who was recently on an episode of Radio, fought Justin Gaethje in a non-title fight after Guillard failed to make weight. After going 3-rounds Gaethje picked up the split-decision win. Catch the bout highlights below: Your browser does not support iframes.

Nov 16, 2014 9:52 am

REPLAY! Branch Finishes Okami In The Fourth Round

Last night at WSOF 15, David Branch successfully defended his WSOF middleweight championship against former UFC fighter Yushin Okami via TKO in the fourth round. Check out the fight highlights: Your browser does not support iframes.

Nov 16, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Tito Ortiz Win Over Stephan Bonnar

Last night at Bellator 131, Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar via decision in a highly anticipated matchup. MMA pros, and celebrities took to Twitter to react to the bout. Below are some reactions from notable viewers on Twitter. It's main event time! @titoortiz vs. @StephanBonnar is next on @SpikeTV! #Bellator131 — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA)...

Nov 16, 2014 9:42 am

Fabricio Werdum Celebrates With His Team Backstage

Following his impressive KO win over Mark Hunt at UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum headed backstage to celebrate with his team. Check it out: Post by Rubens "Cobrinha" Charles. Can’t see this post? Click HERE. Catch the highlights from Werdum’s KO win over Hunt HERE.

Nov 16, 2014 9:36 am

UFC Announces ‘TUF Latin America 2’

Last night, following an action-packed UFC 180, UFC Senior Vice President of International Development and General Manager of Latin America, Jaime Pollack announced that the UFC was planning TUF Latin America 2. “Right now, we’re looking at all weight classes. We always do. Tryouts start to happen after we get registrations so matchmakers can get...

Nov 16, 2014 9:16 am

PHOTO | Gruesome Aftermath Of Leslie Smith’s Ruptured Ear – GRAPHIC

Last night, at UFC 180, Jessica Eye landed a hook on Leslie Smith. Not only did the hook land clean, it also ruptured Smith’s cauliflower ear, ultimately forcing the ringside doctor to call the bout (Watch that HERE). Armbar Nation, Ronda Rousey’s official fan club took to Facebook with a graphic photo of Smith’s ear...

Nov 16, 2014 9:08 am

White Clarifies Comments About Stripping Velasquez Of Championship

UFC President Dana White caught heat from critics earlier this week when news surfaced that White was allegedly contemplating stripping UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez of his belt if the champ is unable to fight before March (Read about that HERE). White clarified his comments last night at FOX Sports post-fight show last night after...

Nov 16, 2014 8:49 am

REPLAY! Kenny Florian Breaks Down Werdum’s Win Over Hunt

Last night in the main event of UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum shocked the world as he KO’d Mark Hunt with a perfectly placed knee. While many fans expected Werdum to use his grappling to submit Hunt, Werdum proved his standup skills as he KO’d Hunt, who is an elite level kickboxer. Kenny Florian broke down...

Nov 13, 2014 1:19 pm

Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson set for February UFC event in Colorado

A welterweight showdown between Brandon Thatch and Stephen Thompson will take place on February 14 at a yet to be named UFC Fight Night event in Broomfield, Colorado. UFC officials announced the booking earlier this afternoon. Brandon Thatch (11-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will be looking to extend his current win streak to eleven when he...

Nov 13, 2014 9:17 am

Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva set for UFC 184 in L.A.

A heavyweight clash will take place at February’s UFC 184 event, as UFC officials announced yesterday that former UFC champion Frank Mir (16-9 MMA, 14-9 UFC) will battle Antonio Silva (18-6-1 MMA, 2-3-1 UFC) in Los Angeles. Frank Mir finds himself in a must-win situation, this after dropping 4-straight fights inside the ocatagon. After earning...

Nov 13, 2014 9:07 am

Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann set for UFC 183

Former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miehsa Tate (15-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will return to the octagon this January when she faces former Olympian Sara McMann (8-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at UFC 183 in Las Vegas. The matchup was announced on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” After suffering a third-round submission loss to Ronda Rousey in...

Nov 12, 2014 12:21 pm

Hendo returns to 185, meets Mousasi at UFC on FOX 14

Dan Henderson (30-12 MMA, 7-6 UFC) will return to the UFC’s middleweight division this January when he faces Gegard Mousasi (35-5-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14. UFC officials announced the pairing earlier today. Dan Henderson was last seen in action at May’s UFC 173 event in Las Vegas,...

Nov 10, 2014 9:26 pm

Juliana Lima Reveals Fans Only Saw “30 or 40 Percent” Of Abilities

UFC Fight Night 56 fighter Juliana Lima made her UFC debut at the event, and scored a unanimous decision win over Nina Ansaroff. While most fighters would be celebrating their win, Lima admits she sees room for improvement going forward. “I wish I had the chance to move more, but the adrenaline of fighting for...

Nov 10, 2014 9:19 pm

Ian McCall Reveals Frightening Details From Blood Infection

UFC flyweight Ian McCall was forced out of his UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event bout with John Lineker at the last minute. It was later revealed that McCall had a blood infection, and as a result was pulled from the card. Now we have more details regarding the seriousness of the infection from McCall’s...

Nov 10, 2014 9:08 pm

Latest on Kilauea lava flow threat as of Monday, November 10 at 12:00 p.m.

Our partner site, BJ Penn Hawaii News received the latest update from the Hawaii County Civil Defense. The first home in Pahoa town has been burned due to the lava flow coming in to contact with the residential structure. The Hawaii County Civil Defense stated Monday, November 10, 2014: “This is an eruption and lava...

Nov 10, 2014 9:07 pm

War Machine Releases Statement From Prison Regarding Suicide Attempt

Since being locked in jail several months ago, War Machine has continued to keep his name in the headlines. First the former Bellator MMA fighter sent a letter to a friend, in which he stated that Christy Mack and her male friend deserved the beating they got. Then some time later the former fighter attempted...

Nov 10, 2014 9:01 pm

Bellator 131’s Mike Richman Looking Forward To “Early TKO Finish” This Saturday

Mich Richman is currently gearing up for his Bellator 131 bout against Nam Phan this Saturday. Leading up to the bout many are wondering how Richman will combat Phan’s exciting brawler-esque style. Richman spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss his gameplan for the bout. “It’s perfect for me to put on one of those types of...

Nov 10, 2014 8:36 pm

Hunt Looking At Werdum Bout As #1 Contender Bout

Mark Hunt is gearing up for arguably the biggest fight of his historic MMA career this Saturday when he fights Fabricio Werdum for the interim UFC heavyweight championship. Hunt spoke to MMAJunkie to give his thoughts on the bout, as well as why he believes this is only a #1 contender bout. “The only champion...

Nov 10, 2014 4:57 pm

PHOTO | Team Jackson-Winkeljohn Post-Workout

Gregg Jackson has one of the most stacked teams of fighters out there. UFC heavyweeight Alistair Overeem posted the following photo of several team members together after a training session including former welterweight interim champion Carlos Condit, top ranked featherweight Cub Swanson, and light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones. The crew after training! Boom! A photo...

Nov 10, 2014 4:53 pm

PHOTO | Donald Cerrone and Chuck Liddell Attend NASCAR Event

UFC legend Chuck Liddell and UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone snapped a picture together at a recent NASCAR event this past weekend. Cerrone posted the moment on his Instagram. Here we go! @ufc @nascar! Lets do this @KevinHarvick @KHIManagement @RodneyChilders4 @Mother_Function @DeLanaHarvick @theofficialchuckliddell A photo posted by Donald Cerrone (@cowboycerrone) on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:53am...

Nov 10, 2014 4:24 pm

Barao: ‘Bantamweight is my division’

Despite losing his bantamweight strap to TJ Dillashaw earlier this year, and being unable to make the bantamweight limit of 135-pounds for his rematch against Dillashaw, Renan Barao found himself a midst a stacked bantamweight division. With Dominick Cruz returning to the UFC and earning himself a shot at Dillashaw’s belt, and UFC President Dana...

Nov 10, 2014 4:04 pm

The Most Entertaining Fighter Of All Time

Old UFC, and Pancrase fans may remember Genki Sudo, an elite level grappler known for his slick ground game, unorthodox (but effective) standup game, incredible walkouts, and dancing while in the ring. Sudo only fought 3 times in the UFC, and finished both of his wins. He finished his career with an overall record of...

Nov 10, 2014 3:55 pm

Velasquez Devastated By Knee Injury

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, who was supposed to fight Fabricio Werdum on this Saturday’s UFC 180 card, was forced out of the bout with a ruptured MCL and torn meniscus. With Velasquez’ absence, Mark Hunt stepped up to fight Werdum for the interim heavyweight championship on short notice. Velasquez joined Ariel Helwani on The...

Nov 10, 2014 3:45 pm

Iaquinta “Pretty Pissed” UFC Didn’t Give Him Bonus For KO Of Pearson

Al Iaquinta pulled off an upset this past Friday in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Sydney where he KO’d Ross Pearson. The event broke UFC records as the first card to end with all finishes, something that Iaquinta believes is a reason he didn’t get a post-fight bonus. He spoke to Ariel Helwani...

Nov 10, 2014 3:34 pm

Tateki Matsuda vs. Joby Sanchez Set For UFC Fight Night Boston

UFC Fight Night Boston, which takes place on January 18th, and features a featherweight bout between Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver has picked up another bout to an already stacked lineup. Boston Herald reported earlier today that Tateki Matsuda will face Joby Sanchez on the card. Matsuda will be looking to bounce back after suffering...

Nov 10, 2014 3:16 pm

Rockhold Unhappy Being Behind Jacare In UFC Rankings

After Luke Rockhold submitted Michael Bisping this past Friday at UFC Fight Night Sydney, he cemented his place in the top of the UFC’s middleweight division. Rockhold spoke after the bout about his ranking, which is below Jacare Souza, a man Rockhold defeated back in 2011 to win the Strikeforce middleweight championship. He spoke to...

Nov 10, 2014 3:04 pm

King Mo Un-phased By Late Opponent Change

King Mo is currently gearing up for his Bellator 131 bout this Saturday against Joe Vedepo, who was also a guest on Radio this past week (Listen to that HERE). Mo was originally supposed to fight Tom DeBlass at the event, but after a nasty cut forced DeBlass out of the bout (See that...