Archive: MMA NEWS

Feb 27, 2014 10:47 am

Dana White: ‘TRT Ruins Good Fighters, It Needs To Go’

“When you really break it down and look at it – it’s science. As you get older, your testosterone starts to get lower, science has figured out a way to get it back up to even. “But like in all things when money is involved, people will find ways to cheat. And even though this...

Feb 27, 2014 10:37 am

PHOTO | GSP Scribes A Woman’s Exposed Breasts With His Autograph

The sidelines are fun for the former champ, Georges St-Pierre. Since his UFC exodus, we’ve seen him partying in Miami, training in NY and hanging in Brazil while keeping his brand in-tact and enjoying his much-needed escape from the UFC’s grasp. In the photo, we have just the latest in the life of the former...

Feb 27, 2014 10:26 am

Cormier Wants Nothing Less Than A Number-One Contender Match At 205

Following his light-heavyweight debut, Daniel Cormier, isn’t trying to waste anymore time with UFC Newcomers. He wants the strap and will fight whoever it takes to get him that shot. The AKA based fighter would likely already be in contention talks had Rashad Evans not pulled out of their bout. But after a bout canceling...

Feb 27, 2014 10:19 am

Overeem Still Injured, Unsure Of Return

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem disappointed fight fans when he turned down two recent opportunities to face off with former champion, Junior dos Santos. UFC President Dana White told us that ‘The Reem’ was “literally running from Dos Santo’s, while Alistair pointed to a rib injury that is the actual culprit for his turning down of...


Feb 27, 2014 10:06 am

Aldo Coach: Brazil Has The Best Fighters

“The Brazilian athletes are the best in the world, I have no doubt about that. With few condition of work that we have, we get these champions, this is something that you don’t see in any other place in the world. You watch a person fed poorly in his younger life, some who never took...

Feb 27, 2014 9:59 am

WSOF Canada: Ford vs. Powell airs TOMORROW, Feb. 28 on NBCSN

World Series of Fighting Canada’s first fight card of 2014 airs this Friday, Feb. 28, at 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PT on NBCSN. The two-hour broadcast features six action-packed contests from “World Series of Fight Canada: Ford vs. Powell,” including Ryan Ford vs. Joel Powell for the World Series of Fighting Canada welterweight...

Feb 26, 2014 7:00 pm

Is White’s Mouth Part of the Problem With MMA legalization in NY?

Love him or hate him, Dana White often speaks his mind in a bold and brash manner. The legalization of MMA in the state of New York seems to be at a standstill and it could partly be due to the UFC president’s choice of words in the press. According to lohud.com, several prominent female...

Feb 26, 2014 6:52 pm

T.J. Dillashaw And Takeya Mizugaki Set To Square Off At UFC 173

UFC’s Memorial Day show has had another match-up added to it’s lineup. Bantamweights T.J. Dillashaw and Takeya Mizugaki will meet inside of the Octagon this May at the aforementioned UFC 173, which will be headlined by Vitor Belfort taking on Chris Weidman for his middleweight championship. The bout was announced this afternoon. Dillashaw last saw...

Feb 26, 2014 3:13 pm

QUICK TWITT | Nate Diaz Asks Dana White To Be Released From His UFC Contract

Fan favorite UFC lightweight, Nathan Diaz, has just asked his boss to let him go. I don’t know why, but it might have something to do with the new payday Gilbert Melendez received in the wake of his free-agency. Making Nate realize his true income potential abroad. Here’s the tweet. We will keep you posted...

Feb 26, 2014 2:14 pm

NSAC: We would really have to look at licensing Cris Cyborg at 135

Invicta FC Featherweight Champion, Cris Cyborg, recently made headlines when she announced her plans to drop down to 135-pounds in order to retire current UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Here is Cyborg’s official media statement that she made on Friday: “I am looking for a payday to retire you like I did Gina Carano,” said Justino. “But to show it’s...

Feb 26, 2014 1:30 pm

Childhood Bullies Nearly Lead To Uriah Halls Suicide

Uriah Hall was bullied as a child and it got pretty bad for the UFC middleweight. It’s hard to believe that one of the UFC’s most skilled strikers could have been pushed by bullies to the point of suicide, but in a recent interview with FOX Sports, Hall expressed just that. It kind of makes...

Feb 26, 2014 1:19 pm

PHOTO’s | UFC Gals Showing Off Their ‘Assets’ – Is This The New Norm?

In a sport so filled with manly, testosterone driven action it’s hard to fathom much else taking up our headlines. You have the fighters who provide the action, the executives who give us the drama and the ring-card girls for that splash of femininity most men appreciate between blood baths. But times are changing. The...

Feb 26, 2014 12:57 pm

Nick Diaz: “I’m a better stand-up fighter than Anderson Silva.”

“A lot of the fan base can conceive why I’d be a good fight for either guy (Lawler or Hendricks). Either one of these fights would be a good fight for me. I’m the No. 1 draw in this weight division, that’s just the way it is. I win by submissions, knockouts. There’s guys ranked...

Feb 26, 2014 12:40 pm

GSP: ‘Rory Deserves Next Title Shot, He Will Be Champion’

“I do believe Rory deserves the next title shot. I think he deserves it, and I do believe Rory will be champion. The loss to Robbie Lawler made Rory a far more experienced and skilled martial artist. He has all the tools to be champion. I think he actually beat Lawler, who is one of...

Feb 26, 2014 11:41 am

Zingano Camp Says Cat Could Be Ready By June To Face Rousey

It seems as if the stars are starting to align for top UFC bantamweight, Cat Zingano. After losing her TUF coaching stint and title shot due to injury she also was forced to  endure the very unfortunate and untimely death of her husband. Now on the mend, both physically and emotionally, her manager Ed Soares,...

Feb 26, 2014 9:49 am

Rockhold: Bisping Is Going To Pay For His Comments

“He doesn’t really want to say anything. That was it for me. Say you’re sorry. You had your opportunity, face-to-face, in the first time I’d seen him. He just kind of walked by me and didn’t say anything. Then he saw my friend in the parking lot and he’s like, ‘I hope Luke’s not still...

Feb 26, 2014 8:59 am

ESPN Feature Details UFC’s Troubling Involvement In TRT

Dan Henderson, Frank Mir, Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen, Bigfoot Silva, Ben Rothwell and countless more UFC fighters are all relying on the heavily controversial and easily obtainable, Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT), while in competition to help them perform inside the cage. Its an epidemic that ESPN is kind of throwing the UFC under the bus...

Feb 26, 2014 8:15 am

Thiago Silva’s Bond Hearing Set For Next Week

  Next week, Thiago Silva will have one of the most important meetings of his life.   If I had said that sentence just a month ago, you would probably assume I meant a meeting with Dana White, to discuss some big-fight opportunity coming Silva’s way. But unfortunately for Silva, that’s not the case – the...

Feb 26, 2014 8:14 am

Dana White: ‘I Want Every Dime Of That [Bonus Money] To Go Out The Door.’

Dana White is quite the polarizing figure, in the world of mixed martial arts. You either like his style, or you hate his attitude. He can be brash. He can be rude. He can be vulgar, bluntly honest, and vitriolic with his statements, if you get him upset. But this is a man who spent the last decade,...