Archive: MMA NEWS

Mar 15, 2014 10:58 am

Dana White Surprised By Johny Hendricks Missing Weight

The long-awaited bout for the vacant UFC Welterweight Championship was in danger of being canceled last night after one of its participants almost missed weight. Johny Hendricks originally weighed in at 171.5 pounds, which was a shock to many as he was under the Dolce Diet. Hendricks went to a local gym and dropped the...

Mar 15, 2014 10:42 am

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez Media Scrum

Yesterday in Dallas, UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez was on scene to field questions from the media. See what he had to say by clicking play above. Enjoy!


Mar 14, 2014 6:32 pm

Arthur Jones Talks About Fighting Younger Bro, Jon Jones: “I’ll whoop his butt”

Oh brotherly love. If you didn’t already know, the Jones family have successfully figured out a formula to breed champion caliber athletes. Jon Jones is currently the UFC’s light-heavyweight champion and widely considered the best pound-for-pound fighter. The youngest of the three siblings, Chandler Jones, is a starting defensive end for the New England Patriots...

Mar 14, 2014 6:13 pm

There’s Something About Hendricks Dana White Just Doesn’t Like

At a recent UFC Media Day Scrum, UFC President Dana White was singing the praises of Welterweight contender Johny Hendricks. However, there was one thing about him that White isn’t a fan of. The beard. “I like everything about Johny Hendricks,” White said. “He’s a great guy, a hard worker, and he’s one of those...

Mar 14, 2014 6:09 pm

Ronda Willing To Go Up In Weight For Chance At Facing Carano, Not Cyborg

“I would love that. I’ve always said that, I never would’ve found women’s MMA if I hadn’t seen her (Gina Carano) fight. To fight her would be a real honor and I think that’d be a milestone for the sport. But, I mean, you can’t fight for anyone but yourself. I wouldn’t want her to...

Mar 14, 2014 2:00 pm

PHOTO | Bellator Champ Straus Forced To Cut Hair To Make Weight

Yesterday, Bellator featherweight champion, Daniel Straus, failed to make weight during his first attempt at the official Bellator 112 weigh-ins. He was over by a mere one-pound and he took it off with a pair of scissors. Check it: This is the result of a tough cut from @DanielStraus. Heart of a Champion. Going to...

Mar 14, 2014 1:33 pm

Aldo Thinks Glover Teixeira Will Beat Jon Jones

Next month Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira will throw-down for the UFC light-heavyweight title. No one knows who is going to win this pivotal title fight, but UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, has an idea and it comes in the form of his former Ruas Vale-Tudo teammate, Glover Teixeira. “I’m sure, I have no doubt in...

Mar 14, 2014 1:00 pm

Bjorn Rebney Defends Straus vs Curran III Matchup

Many have offered criticism about Bellator MMA’s decision to give Pat Curran an immediate rematch against Bellator Featherweight champion Daniel Straus, given that both Magomedrasul “Frodo” Khasbulaev and Patricio Freire have won tournaments and are waiting for their title shots. In a recent interview with MMASucka, Bjorn Rebney defended the decision, saying: “I had to...

Mar 14, 2014 7:15 am

Pat Curran’s Bout With Depression Almost Ended His Career

“The fight game is 90% mental.” It’s a cliché we’ve heard countless times, from countless people. But that doesn’t make it any less truthful. The mental prowess of a fighter can make or break not only their next fight, but their entire career. And it’s not just confidence that I’m speaking of; you have to...

Mar 13, 2014 6:46 pm

UFC to Go Back-to-Back in July

July will be a landmark month for the UFC. UFC President Dana White announced Thursday that the company will host – for the first time ever – back-to-back events on consecutive nights in the same venue. The UFC will follow UFC 175, set for Saturday, July 5 at Mandalay Bay Events Center, with The Ultimate Fighter...

Mar 13, 2014 6:08 pm

Dana White Scheduled To Meet With Holly Holm At UFC 171

So, remember when Joe Rogan went on a radio station and said that there was going to be a “huge announcement” regarding Ronda Rousey and WMMA? Well according to UFC boss, Dana White, there actually isn’t one. White spoke with the media on Thursday in Dallas, prior to this Saturday’s UFC 171. White said, “There’s...

Mar 13, 2014 6:04 pm

Bellator 112 Weigh-In Results

The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from Chicago’s Horseshoe Casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s March 14th event, which will showcase the Featherweight World Title fight and the opening rounds of the Bellator Season 10 Welterweight Tournament. Bellator MMA will take place from Horseshoe Casino on Friday, March 14th with the first fight taking...

Mar 13, 2014 11:00 am

QUICK TWITT | Brad Pickett Wants Ian McCall Next

Fresh off his UFC Fight Night London victory, UFC flyweight Brad Pickett, wants that fight against Ian McCall that eluded him prior. Check it: Hey @Unclecreepymma you think you might be fit to fight for the 31th May in Berlin or 19th July in Ireland ? #unfinishedbusiness — Brad Pickett (@One_Punch) March 11, 2014 @One_Punch...

Mar 13, 2014 9:40 am

The MMA ‘Russian Invasion’ That Never Was

You know that new influx of Russian fighters we’re seeing in MMA? Well, it turns out… you don’t. Ben Fowlkes of MMA Junkie caught up with Murat Keshtov, head of the K Dojo Warrior Tribe in New Jersey (the gym which houses many of these “new Russian fighters”), and Murat explained exactly why we might...

Mar 13, 2014 6:52 am

Hendricks Feels It’s Time for Welterweights to ‘Make Our Own Mark’

If it all goes according to plan, by the time the smoke settles Saturday night at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX., Georges St. Pierre will be nowhere near the subject of discourse. After St. Pierre put his career on hiatus, following a brilliant 11-title-fight-victory run, a new welterweight champion will be determined as...