Archive: featured

Nov 9, 2014 8:46 am

REPLAY! Alves Picks Up Controversial Decision Over Jouban

In the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 56 Warlley Alves picked up a controversial decision over Alan Jouban in a decision that left many fans angry and frustrated. Below are the full fight highlights from the event.

Nov 9, 2014 8:29 am

QUICK TWITT: Maldonado Responds To OSP’s Callout

Following his quick, but devastating first round KO of Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua last night at UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux stated that he wanted to fight Fabio Maldonado next. OSP divulged the reasoning behind his callout during to MMAJunkie, saying: “I’ve got tremendous respect for him. He’s a good fighter, and he was...

Nov 9, 2014 8:19 am

Former M-1 Champ Killed In Car Accident

Former M-1 Global heavyweight champion Guram Gugenishvili was killed in a car accident this past weekend. M-1 Global broke the news earlier today on their Facebook page. Post by M-1 Global. (Can’t see this post? Click here.) RIP Guram Gugenishvili.


Nov 9, 2014 8:12 am

Jimi Manuwa More Motivated Than Ever, “The Division Is In Trouble”

Jimi Manuwa, who was originally supposed to be fighting Shogun Rua last night at UFC Fight Night 56 was forced to sit and watch as Ovince St. Preux capitalized on his opportunity to fill in for an injured Manuwa, and KO’d Rua in less than a minute. After the bout, Jimi Manuwa took to Facebook...

Nov 8, 2014 6:23 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Silva Hands Brenneman 3rd Loss in a Row‏

Charlie Brenneman tried to bring “the wrestle” to Brazil with him tonight, but Silva punished him after he made one wrong move. Brenneman attempted to take the fight to the mat but Silva transitioned and was able to take his back after a grappling exchange. Brenneman tried to race back to his feet, but Silva...

Nov 8, 2014 6:10 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Almeida Lights Gorman Up and Picks Up Decision Win‏

Even though this was the first UFC fight to not see a finish in 12 fights, it was still worthy of a standing ovation when the final horn sounded in Brazil. Thomas Almeida and Tim Gorman stood for fifteen full minutes and exchanged blows to the point where the Brazilians were cheering for the foreigner!...

Nov 7, 2014 10:07 pm

UFC FN 55 Bonuses: Rockhold, Smolka, Whittaker and Hester win $50,000 each

The UFC Fight 55 Bonuses were announced at this evenings press conference in Sydney, Australia. UFC fighters Luke Rockhold, Louis Smolka, Robert Whittaker and Clint Hester earned an extra $50,000 each for their respective performances this evening. Luke Rockhold submitted Michael Bisping in the second round of their main event fight tonight in Sydney. Hawaiian...

Nov 5, 2014 3:52 pm

Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine Possible For January Event

In what is surely to quickly become a highly anticipated matchup, Matt Brown could face Tarec Saffiedine on January 24th in Stockholm Sweden. Kimura.se broke the news of the potential matchup earlier today. Brown is coming off a loss against Robbie Lawler earlier this summer, which snapped a 7-fight win streak for ‘The Immortal’. Saffiedine...

Nov 5, 2014 3:42 pm

PHOTO | Akihiro Gono Defeats Cancer

Pride FC legend and MMA veteran Akihiro Gono earned the reputation as a fighter to be feared throughout his 20 year and counting MMA career. In the photo shown below from photographer Ryan Loco, Gono shows off a massive scar from the most important battle of his life, his battle with cancer, which Gono won....

Nov 5, 2014 10:06 am

QUICK TWITT: Zingano trains with a legend

UFC women’s bantamweight #1 contender Cat Zingano is gearing up for her UFC 184 title match against Ronda Rousey. To prepare for the bout, ‘Alpha’ is training with UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich, and captured a picture of the training session for her Social Media fans. Puttin in work today with #UFC hall of...

Nov 4, 2014 10:50 am

Roy Jones Jr.: ‘A pity’ UFC won’t allow Silva to box

Anderson Silva may be the greatest mixed martial artist of all-time. But that hasn’t stopped the former middleweight champion from flirting with the idea of trying his hand at professional boxing. “The Spider” has expressed his desire to fight legendary boxer Roy Jones Jr. on multiple occasions, but because he is under an exclusive contract...

Nov 4, 2014 10:27 am

Anderson Silva reportedly hospitalized with back pain

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva was apparently hospitalized on Monday. The 39-year-old fighter went to the hospital yesterday following a workout in Rio de Janeiro, this according to Brazilian news site Combate. Silva was admitted due to back pain but was ultimately released from the hospital shortly after, according to Ivan Raupp. The Brazilian MMA reporter said...

Nov 3, 2014 8:32 pm

REPLAY! Watch Ross Pearson KO Gray Maynard

In case you weren’t excited enough to see Ross Pearson fight Al Iaquinta this Friday on UFC Fight Pass at UFC Fight Night Sydney, the UFC has posted the following video on their official Instagram of Pearson finishing Gray Maynard back in August. #UFCSydney: Rockhold vs Bisping @RossTheRealDeal vs Iaquinta Friday, Nov.7 10pm ET |...

Nov 3, 2014 8:25 pm

PHOTO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Enjoys Las Vegas

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov hit up Las Vegas with some friends to visit the Stratosphere observation deck. Nurmagomedov is currently in Vegas under the care of the UFC’s knee surgeon, who is aiding ‘The Eagle’ in rehabbing his knee after tearing his meniscus earlier this year. Stratosphere thriller rides In Las Vegas A photo posted...

Nov 3, 2014 8:20 pm

PHOTO | Eddie Alvarez Wife Has Baby Girl

UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez’ wife had a baby girl yesterday night. Eddie posted a photo on Instagram of his newborn baby daughter. My Princess has arrived !!!!!!!! Very Eventful Day , Jamie made it look easy … Tuff Tuff Alvarez Women !! A photo posted by Eddie Alvarez (@ealvarezfight) on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:48pm PST...

Nov 3, 2014 8:15 pm

Sokoudjou Calls Out Houston Alexander In The Best Way Possible

What better way to call out a fighter than to hold a contest for the best photoshopped image of that fighter? There isn’t one! That’s why Sokoudjou took to the UnderGround to hold a contest for the best photoshopped image of Houston Alexander, who Sokoudjou says has been ducking him for some time now. Check...

Nov 3, 2014 8:05 pm

Nate Marquardt Explains How Anderson Silva Intimidated Him

Nate Marquardt is currently gearing up for his UFC 182 bout against Brad Tavares in what is a pivotal middleweight matchup for Marquardt. After going 0-2 in his most recent stint with the UFC, Marquardt went back up to middleweight, where he submitted James Te Huna in the 1st round of their main event bout...

Nov 3, 2014 7:45 pm

Rockhold Promises To Finish Bisping In One Round

In a video released by the UFC featuring Luke Rockhold doing live cage-side commentary on Michael Bisping’s UFC Macau win over Cung Le, he promises to finish Bisping in one round. Check it out: Rockhold will have a chance to make good on his promise this Friday when he meets Bisping in the main event...

Nov 3, 2014 7:33 pm

‘Inside MMA’ Moving To New Friday Night Time Slot

AXS TV’s ‘Inside MMA’, which is hosted by Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice, will be moving to a new timeslot on Friday night at 9:30 PT. AXS TV explained in a press release obtained by MMAJunkie that the time shift will give the hosts a chance to breakdown fights from earlier in the night that...

Nov 3, 2014 5:46 pm

Paulo Filho To Undergo Second Surgery After Being Shot

Paulo Filho was shot in Brazil last week, and was forced to undergo surgery on October 29th, five days after the incident occurred. Filho spoke to MMAFighting to discuss the details about the incident that saw him get shot in the leg, and the surgery he will be undergoing on Thursday. “They will insert a...

Nov 3, 2014 5:13 pm

Rory MacDonald Admits He Wants To Emulate Conor McGregor

The hype surrounding Conor McGregor is undeniable. McGregor, who is currently on a 12-fight winning streak, is 5-0 in the UFC, and should he defeat Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night Boston in January, will likely face Jose Aldo for the featherweight championship. McGregor has an extremely unique, and impressive style of standup, one that...

Nov 3, 2014 4:57 pm

Rory MacDonald Is A Fan Of Ronda Rousey, But Not WMMA

Top ranked UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald admits that he isn’t a huge fan of women’s MMA (WMMA), however even MacDonald cant help but be a fan of Ronda Rousey. He spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his viewepoint: “I don’t know what it is. I find it that they fight with...

Nov 3, 2014 4:49 pm

Rockhold Slams Bisping, Says He’s In For A Rude Awakening

Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping don’t face off in the Octagon until this Saturday, but have continued to trade verbal shots at one another. In a recent conference call with media members, which was transcribed by MMAWeekly, Rockhold slammed Bisping for breaking the golden rule of ‘not discussing what happens in the gym publicly’. “The...

Nov 3, 2014 4:38 pm

Rousey Slams Cyborg, Wants Her Charged With Homicide

Despite Cris Cyborg’s attempt to make 135 pounds to eventually fight UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, which was brought to a halt when Cyborg tore a ligament in her ankle, Ronda Rousey took a verbal shot at Cris Cyborg. Rousey spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss why she believes Cyborg...

Nov 3, 2014 4:31 pm

Poirier Believes He Can Still Beat McGregor, Claims He Just “Got Caught”

Dustin Poirier is coming off of a KO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 178, where he was TKO’d in the first round. Leading up to the bout, McGregor and Poirier were trading verbal blows back and forth, which Poirier says adds to the disappointment of the loss. He spoke to Ariel Helwani on The...

Nov 3, 2014 4:21 pm

Vadim Finkelchtein Claims UFC Never Offered Fedor A Specific Deal

Fedor Emelianenko is considered by many the greatest MMA fighter of all time. What makes that title even more incredible is that Emelianenko never fought in the UFC. It had long been rumored that Emelianenko was in contract negotiations with the UFC to fight Brock Lesnar, however a deal was never reached, leaving many MMA...