Archive: MMA NEWS

May 15, 2014 12:22 pm

QUICK TWITT | Glover Avoids Shoulder Surgery

Former UFC title challenger, Glover Teixeira is on the mend following the beating he received at the hands of champion, Jon Jones. It was originally thought that he would need surgery to repair a badly torn shoulder, that however is not the case. The Brazilian fighter recently took to twitter with an update. Check it:...

May 15, 2014 12:16 pm

Cormier: ‘King Mo Is Going To End Rampage Jackson’s Career’

D.C. is a King Mo Fan. Who knew? In a recent posting to instagram, the UFC light-heavyweight contender offered some praise for King Mo, some acknowledgement, and even a prediction for this weekend’s Bellator 120 event. Check it: The caption reads, “This guy insisted that I fight. This guys called me when I was at...

May 15, 2014 12:11 pm

Frank Dux: Seagal Is An Amateur, UFC Named To Honor Me

Frank Dux was the inspiration for “Bloodsport” and he says “Bloodsport” was the inspiration for the UFC. See it to believe it, don’t miss the PREMIERE of “The Voice Versus: Frank Dux” May 16th at 11 ET on AXS TV! “The first thing is, it was called the Ultimate Fight Challenge,” said O’Sensei Dux. “I...

May 15, 2014 9:52 am

Bas Rutten Responds To Dirty Jones Chatter

“Wow, some people don’t listen to what I say, they just ‘assume.’ This is what I meant and you can get that from what I said on Inside MMA. Jon Jones knows exactly what he’s doing when he fights, that’s why he is such a great fighter. He is calculated and totally aware of what...

May 15, 2014 9:47 am

Dana White’s Top 5 UFC Fights Do Not Include Brown vs. Silva

Last night on FOX Sports 1 the UFC Tonight crew gave viewers a list of Dana White’s top 5 UFC First rounds. After much talk about the Brown vs. Silva fight, many expected the UFC boss to at least include last Saturday’s main event on his list, but it didn’t make the cut. Here’s who...

May 15, 2014 9:42 am

Matt Brown Interested In Diaz Fight

“I think Nick Diaz would be more of a war than anybody else. The dude is not afraid to fight. He’s a warrior in his own right. He likes to come forward, I like to come forward … I can see that being a legendary fight, for sure. Of course that’s gonna interest me.” In...

May 15, 2014 9:38 am

Khabib Wants One More Fight Before Title Shot

“I was really relaxed [against Dos Anjos].It felt like sparring to me. I even felt I didn’t warm up enough. We had a plan and I was able to execute it 100%. Train hard, fight easy. As you could see I was victorious. “It was probably the first fight when I felt I could go...

May 15, 2014 6:40 am

Is Bellator 120 Worth The Almighty PPV Dollar?

Whether you upgrade to high-definition, or stick to standard, is Saturday’s Bellator 120 card worth the almighty dollar? That, in a nutshell, is the million dollar question. Take a quick look at the card, now that it has lost the planned main event between Michael Chandler and lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. You’ve got Quinton “Rampage”...

May 15, 2014 6:38 am

Maynard Leaves AKA, Seeks New Start In Arizona

Former UFC lightweight title challenger, Gray ‘The Bully’ Maynard has spent his last several fight camps at American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose. AKA’s lightweight roster consists of several top 155lb fighters including, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Josh Thomson. On last night’s edition of UFC Tonight, the crew confirmed that Gray wanted to not stay so...

May 15, 2014 6:38 am

UFC Pushing For McMann vs. Kaufman, Sarah Not Interested

Former UFC title challenger, Sara McMann (pictured) is ready to bounce back from her first round defeat against Ronda Rousey. The olympic Silver Medalist wants to tango with former Strikeforce champion, Sarah Kaufman. Sarah is looking at a bigger named opponent, more specifically she wants a fight against Miesha Tate or Cat Zingano. Last night...

May 15, 2014 6:38 am

Souza Wants Title Shot Or Belfort – Tired Of Fighting People Beneath Him

Last Night on FOX Sports 1, The UFC Tonight crew gave us un update on the status of Jacare Souza. Souza, a former Strikeforce champ is undefeated in his three UFC bouts and according to the show’s insider, Ariel Helwani, Jacare is done fighting people beneath him and wants a title shot or a fight...

May 15, 2014 6:37 am

Dillashaw: ‘I have to be aggressive, but safe against Barao’

Yesterday on FOX Sports 1, UFC 173 headliner TJ Dillashaw discussed his upcoming title shot against Renan Barao, Duane Ludwig’s departure from Team Alpha Male and more. TJ Dillashaw on if he’s prepared to take on the champ Renan Barao in the title fight: “I’m more prepared now than I’m ever going to be. It’s a...

May 15, 2014 6:37 am

Mendes Wants Aldo’s Belt Back In America “Where it belongs”

Prior to Jose Aldo’s long title reign in both the UFC and WEC, Urijah Faber was the king at 145. True, there was a guy named Brown who held WEC gold in-between the Faber and Aldo era’s, but it was short-lived and that belt’s longtime home was Team Alpha Male in Sacramento. Chad Mendes wants...

May 14, 2014 6:42 pm

PHOTO | Baby Lauzon In The Buff – Doing Good At 4 Months

Joe Lauzon entered the world of fatherhood four-short-months ago. And since that time the fan favorite UFC lightweight fighter has been enduring a battle much tougher than his fights inside the cage. His child was born with Cancer. Baby Lauzon has come a long way in these four months of life, and has responded well...

May 14, 2014 6:25 pm

Gay Male In The UFC? Benavidez Says ‘Cool’, Jones Unsure

There are currently gay fighters within the UFC’s ranks. The only open ones however, happen to be female. In a recent polling by FOX Sports, a few notable UFC fighters were asked about the subject and the responses may surprise you. Joseph Benavidez “Why not? It would be cool to see a gay guy just...