Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 4, 2014 9:44 am

VIDEO | Gina Carano Meeting With Dana White Next Week For MMA Return

The MMA world has been anxiously waiting for the return of Gina Carano and it looks like that time has finally come. While on Arsenio Hall, Carano, broke news of a planned meeting with UFC President Dana White, set for next week and stated that if she was to return to fighting, now is the...

Apr 4, 2014 9:37 am

Things Get Real-Nasty On Twitter Between WSOF, Burkman & Magalhaes

Yesterday we learned that WSOF welterweight fighter, Josh Burkman, was unhappy with his employer, and as a result, is requesting a release from his fighting contract. That was only the beginning.   Retweeted by Joshua Burkman: marshall dye ‏@snackgod I wounder how @JoshBurkman is the only @MMAWorldSeries that didn’t get a win bonus. to me it kinda doesn’t seem fair Joshua Burkman ‏@JoshBurkman   •WSOF foreshadowing… Contracts should be honored at...

Apr 4, 2014 9:30 am

VIDEO | Timothy Bradley: ‘Cub Swanson Deserves A UFC Title Shot’

“Cub’s the man, I like Cub. He’s a tremendous boxer; he gets in the ring with pros all the time. Cub can hang with all the pros. They’re hating on him, because he’s dangerous. They’re scared of him. I want to see him in there with Aldo. He deserves a shot at the title –...

Apr 4, 2014 9:15 am

QUICK TWITT | Eddie Bravo Thanks Gracie Mag For Their Bias Coverage Of Metamoris 3

I don’t even know what’s going on with the Gracie family following Metamoris 3, but it’s becoming hard to be a fan. Eddie Bravo dominated his match against Royler Gracie, beating the Gracie Jiu Jitsu practitioner for the second straight time, but BJJ’s first family isn’t acknowledging that fact. Not even a little bit. It’s...

Apr 4, 2014 8:28 am

Dillashaw Doesn’t Think Barao Has The Cardio To Hang With Him

TJ Dillashaw is the fourth high-profile Team Alpha Male fighter to receive a UFC title shot. All have failed before him, but TJ believes he has something over ,the champ, Renan Barao, whom he faces in the UFC 173 main event in May. He tells “Absolutely, I mean I’ve always been impressed with him...

Apr 4, 2014 8:11 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Bisping vs. Kang

Michael Bisping rebounds from his first-career knockout loss by finishing Denis Kang in the second round of their UFC 105 showdown. The win marked Bisping’s 12th-career knockout victory. Catch “The Count” at the TUF Nations Finale on April 16.

Apr 4, 2014 8:08 am

Davis Ready To Fight Glover, Thinks Jones Will Pull Out

Already scheduled to face returning UFC fighter, Anthony Johnson, at UFC 172,  San Diego’s Phil Davis, has a back up plan in mind. A fight with Glover Teixeira. Davis isn’t convinced the UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, will show up on fight night, and being booked on the same card gives hope for Davis in...

Apr 4, 2014 7:44 am

Miesha Tate Happy To Be Away From Rousey Drama

Despite a recent 0-2 run in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Miesha Tate is looking at the positives when it comes to her upcoming fight with Liz Carmouche. “I really like being matched up with Liz,” Tate told “It’s so refreshing. She has great sportsmanship. I get along with everyone from her team. It’s nice...

Apr 4, 2014 7:41 am

Josh Burkman has Requested a Release From WSOF

Josh Burkman, one of the top welterweights in the World Series of Fighting, is apparently having issues with the promotion. Yesterday, Burkman took to twitter, saying: “I can’t work on going anywhere else unless #WSOF releases me. If so, we will start fresh somewhere else…” He clarified the statement in a brief interview with Fansided,...

Apr 3, 2014 4:36 pm

Nunes in for Baszler at TUF Nations Finale

  Amanda Nunes has stepped in for an injured Shayna Baszler. Nunes was set to face Alexis Dufresne at UFC on FOX 11 but she has agreed to replace Baszler against Sarah Kaufman at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale card in Quebec, Canada, on April 16. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to...

Apr 3, 2014 4:26 pm

GSP on Nick Diaz: ‘He’s A Motherf***er Man… I’ll F*** Him Up’

I think it’s safe to say, that we’re just starting to uncover who GSP really is, as a man and person. As a UFC champion, he was always the politician, lately though, he’s been very outspoken and unafraid to speak his mind. It’s actually a nice change. In his new documentary, ‘The DNA of GSP’,...

Apr 3, 2014 4:03 pm

Jon Jones Inspired By UFC Champ Ronda Rousey

“Ronda’s actually inspired me to get into my acting a little bit more in my off season. She’s really been an inspiration to me the way she trains really hard, stays on top of her MMA game and she actually works on her acting with her acting coaches and then she goes and does this...

Apr 3, 2014 3:50 pm

QUICK TWITT | Muhammad Ali To Dana White: Am I The First MMA Fighter?

Earlier today, boxing great Muhammad Ali, took to twitter to ask UFC President Dana White if his 1976 Mixed Rules bout against Antonio Inoki qualified him as the first ever Mixed Martial Artist. Check it: What you think @DanaWhite? Muhammad Ali – the original #MMA fighter? @ufc — Muhammad Ali (@MuhammadAli) April 3, 2014...

Apr 3, 2014 3:27 pm

PHOTO | EA UFC Reveals Nate Diaz In-Game Character

The people behind the upcoming UFC video game, EA Sports, have just released the latest shot from the UFC video game. In the previous month we have seen the in-game characters of Joe Lauzon, Chuck Liddell, the Korean Zombie, Forrest Griffin, Jon Jones, GSP, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Frank Mir, Scott Jorgensen, Cub Swanson, Ronda Rousey, Robbie Lawler, Miesha Tate and Chael Sonnen....

Apr 3, 2014 3:22 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones, Benson Henderson Featured In Christian Documentary About Fighters

Fight Church Official Trailer (2014). Starring Jon Jones, Jill Burress and Ben Henderson. Academy Award Winning Director, Daniel Junge (Saving Face) and director Bryan Storkel (Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians) team up with producers Eben Kostbar and Joseph McKelheer (The Hammer) for a feature documentary about the confluence of Christianity and...

Apr 3, 2014 11:25 am

PHOTO | Munoz, Mousasi Staredown In Berlin

Ahead of their ‘UFC Fight Night Berlin’ main event, Mark Munoz and Gegard Mousasi, hit up Germany to promote their bout. During promotion, they snapped this pre-fight staredown pic. Who ya got?

Apr 3, 2014 11:22 am

VIDEO | Up Close & Personal – Anderson Silva

Former UFC middleweight champion updates fans on his health following UFC 168 and reveals some of his plans for the future. Watch the full interview on UFC Fight Pass.

Apr 3, 2014 11:16 am

Cavalcante vs. Bader Targeted For UFC 174

There’s been a lot of rumors over the last few weeks in regards to a few select light-heavyweight fighters. In these ever-evolving talks and rumors, we’ve seen Cormier put against Ryan Bader, Rafael Feijao (pictured) and most recently Dan Henderson. The Hendo fight looks like it’s going to stick, which is the likely reason why the...

Apr 3, 2014 10:57 am

Anthony Pettis: ‘My Striking Is Better Than Melendez”

“He is a good opponent but he won’t fight against me like he did against Diego Sanchez. I’m going for the knockout or the submission. I won my last three fights in the first round and I’m coming to win. Melendez has what it needs to be at the top of division, he is there...

Apr 3, 2014 10:41 am

Faber Dishes On Ludwig Departure, What’s Next For Team Alpha Male

“I think it’s good. There was a lot of publicity that came with that whole thing with Duane, but this team has been building for 11 years now. We were looking for a coach, and he came in and everyone made a big deal about it. We learned a lot from him, and from his...

Apr 3, 2014 10:22 am

Mark Munoz Excited To Show Off His Evolution In The Striking Realm

“Mousasi, his stand-up is amazing.He is planted, and always ready to fire. He’s got power shots from both hands. His kicks are unbelievable. For an MMA guy, he has amazing striking and on the ground he’s amazing too. That’s everything he has, and at the same time, he goes forward and doesn’t stop coming forward....

Apr 3, 2014 10:14 am

Throwback Thursday | Franklin Gets Glove Removed Following Liddell Break (VIDEO)

Back in 2010, Rich Franklin retired Chuck Liddell after a fantastic back-and-forth that ended with an unconscious Liddell. During the fight, Liddell was throwing such vicious and powerful strikes that he broke Franklin’s arm during a block attempt. Franklin, with only one working arm, was able to fend off the onslaught from Liddell to fire...

Apr 3, 2014 9:51 am

Siver Suspended Following Positive Drug Test

Following a failed drug test after UFC 168, Dennis Siver has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. According to, the suspension is temporary, until a future commission hearing will decide Siver’s fate, which will most likely be a suspension ranging from six to nine months, as well as possibility of fines and his...

Apr 3, 2014 9:47 am

UFC On FOX 11 Card Finalized

UFC on FOX 11 now has its thirteenth and final bout for the April 19 event. A middleweight showdown between Yoel Romero (7-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Brad Tavares (12-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) was chosen as the final main-card attraction. This card is quite the well-rounded one, as we will see huge heavyweights slug it out (Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum),...

Apr 2, 2014 9:42 pm

Miller Expects to Face McGregor in Ireland in July

  A fight that has been long been expected inches closer to reality. Conor McGregor is almost a lock to face Cole Miller in the main event when the UFC visits Ireland in July. According to a Wednesday report on UFC Tonight,  Miller has already been told about the potential fight for July 19, but...

Apr 2, 2014 8:29 pm

VIDEO | Browne: ‘No Pressure’ In Title-Eliminator With Werdum

Video: Browne gearing up to fight Werdum Travis Browne on his upcoming FOX UFC SATURDAY headliner fight against Fabricio Werdum: “Earlier in my career, all I wanted to do is fight for the title. Now I have so much more in the big picture. This fight has no more pressure than my other fights. The...