Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 25, 2014 11:38 am

After Failing Drug Test, Mederios Stays Pot Free Ahead Of Jim Miller Bout

Cannabis in MMA is a widely spread and often tolerated narcotic. It’s illegal in the United States to use and/or possess the substance, but in some outlining States they tolerate marijuana for recreational and/or medical use. For most athletes, staying clean and all-natural in your diet is crucial to being able to deliver a peak...

Apr 25, 2014 11:19 am

Jake Shields: ‘UFC Release Not A Big Deal’

Following his recent and surprising UFC release, Top 10 welterweight, Jake Shields signed a multi-fight deal with the World Series of Fighting. In a recent interview with sherdog.com, Jake confirmed his intentions to stay at welterweight and thinks a title shot should be in his near future. “I was a little bit annoyed and a little...

Apr 25, 2014 10:24 am

Phil Davis: ‘Stop Bringing Up Anthony Johnson, We’re Talking About Jon Jones’

I’m hanging Jon Jones upside down. But not for the last time. – Phil Davis ‘Mr. Wonderful’ is fighting Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in this weekend’s UFC 172 co-main event, but his constant discussion of Jon Jones would lead you to believe otherwise. When asked about his upcoming fight and opponent during yesterday’s media event, Davis...

Apr 25, 2014 9:50 am

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson: ‘I was young and stupid in first UFC stint’

Anthony Johnson is a familiar face for UFC fans. The former welterweight fighter is notorious for his string of failed weigh-in attempts while under his first stint with the promotion. The multiple failures to make weight, eventually lead to his release. Having bounced back from those dark times, ‘Rumble’ is set for a co-main event,...

Apr 25, 2014 9:29 am

VIDEO | WEIGHT CUT! – Mr. Wonderful Pours Sweat Like A Faucet

In anticipation of today’s UFC 172 weigh-ins. Phil ‘Mr. Wonderful’ Davis is running through his usual routine of cutting weight. The light-heavyweight fighter will face off with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in tomorrow night’s co-main event.

Apr 25, 2014 9:18 am

VIDEO | Pro’s Pick Jones vs. Teixeira

Jon “Bones” Jones has the backing of other fighters along with Vegas odds, as they all predict him beating Glover Texeira at UFC 172.

Apr 25, 2014 9:12 am

VIDEO | Jones Admits Underestimating Gustafsson & Drinking His Own Kool-Aid

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones talks to the WSJ’s Lee Hawkins about his upcoming fight against Glover Teixeira. Jones concedes in the interview that he didn’t train adequately enough for his fight against Cain Velasquez, and discusses the changes he made in his training to better prepare for Saturday’s bout.

Apr 25, 2014 9:05 am

VIDEO | Liddell: Glover will beat Jon Jones

UFC Hall of Famer Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell sits down with UFC FIGHT PASS correspondent Megan Olivi. The legend discusses his reign of terror over the 205 lbs division, retirement, and how his friend Glover Teixeira will defeat current champ Jon Jones at UFC 172 this weekend. See the full interview on UFC Fight Pass.

Apr 25, 2014 5:43 am

NYT: Jones is the ‘Perfect Ambassador’ for MMA

Love him or hate him, MMA fans usually have a defined opinion on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. As Jones readies for Saturday’s UFC 172, where he will defend his belt against Glover Teixeira, the articles and interviews have been coming out of the woodwork A recent New York Times story praised Jones, calling...

Apr 24, 2014 8:58 pm

Cyborg Responds To Latest Dana Rant: ‘I Like Wanderlei. Rousey is a paper champ’

Lately, Cris Cyborg finds herself at the wrong end of every joke. Earlier today, Dana White totally blasted the Invicta FC champion, going as far as mimicking her walking in high-heels. Cyborg took to MMAFighting.com to respond: “I thought the comparison was funny. I’m a big fan of Wanderlei Silva, he’s a big international idol.”...

Apr 24, 2014 8:51 pm

Dana White: ‘Jon Jones May Be The Greatest Of All Time’

“I don’t know. I think if you keep winning the way that he wins, you might not have to like him, but you’ll definitely respect him. “I say it all the time, look at what he’s accomplished. Look at what he’s done at such a young age. The guys he beat, the guys he’s gone...

Apr 24, 2014 8:39 pm

VIDEO | Dana White Forced To Defend UFC’s Current Star Power On ESPN

“We’re putting on more fight than we have ever put on, and in more countries than we have ever put them in. We had a live event on broadcast television the other night and are No. 1 in all key demo [graphics]. We continue to charge on… I know what you just asked me, and...