Archive: MMA NEWS

Jul 16, 2014 12:32 pm

Overeem Not Looking Past Rothwell, Wants JDS Next

“I wanted to actually fight on the Japan card. I thought that was a nice idea because I’m kind of popular there, so I thought that would be good. But that card was already full and they said, ‘Can you fight Sept. 5th?’ So, yeah, well sure. They had Stipe [Miocic], but he was banged...

Jul 16, 2014 12:25 pm

Jim Miller Tired Of Pettis Layoff – Thinks The Champ Lacks Incentive

“It’s damn close to time for an interim title match. He’s a talented kid, but he hasn’t fought. He’s over there signing some big endorsement deals and he hasn’t defended. He’s making money and hasn’t even defended the title. That’s going to give him even less incentive to come back and fight. I don’t feel...

Jul 16, 2014 12:21 pm

White Excited For Holm Addition, But Skeptical Of Her Ground Game

“She’s a boxer with great hands and great kicks. There are a lot of questions about her ground game, but we’re going to find out about her. She’s in the UFC now, and she’s without a doubt one of the most talked about women out there, and I’m excited. The women’s division has been fantastic...


Jul 16, 2014 6:53 am

White: ‘Ronda doesn’t get respect she deserves because she’s a woman’

“She’s higher than number nine in the pound-for-pound. She’s undefeated, she’s finished every fight in devastating fashion, but it’s still a man’s world, man. The media is never going to put her higher up in the rankings. The media decides it, and Ronda, being a woman, has had to fight harder. If there was a...

Jul 16, 2014 6:50 am

White Responds To Mayweather’s Recent Ronda Rousey Snub

Who wins a fight, Mayweather or Rousey? It’s a topic that’s been debated among fight fans for the past several months, if not longer. Yesterday, for the first time, Floyd Mayweather addressed Rousey, and it wasn’t all that nice. (Check it Here) Now Dana White has responded, via UFC.com: “What’s Floyd going to say?” said...

Jul 16, 2014 6:45 am

QUICK TWITT | Nate Diaz: ‘Some People Suck Too Much UFC D**k’

Nathan Diaz has been sitting on the sidelines, during the prime of his athletic career, over a contract dispute with the UFC. Now, the Stockton resident, is taking to twitter, airing out his feelings: Some people just suck way too much #UFCdick … An they where cowboy hats — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) July 15, 2014

Jul 14, 2014 5:59 pm

A Look Back at B.J. Penn’s Amazing Mixed Martial Arts Career

Former UFC lightweight & welterweight champion B.J. Penn retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this following his third career loss to Frankie Edgar, which he suffered on July 6th at the TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas. It was a disappointing end to what was an incredible mixed martial arts career for the...

Jul 14, 2014 7:44 am

Ramsey Nijem vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira Set For UFC 177

A lightweight fight between Ramsey Nijem and Carlos Diego Ferreira has been announced for UFC 177, which will take place next month in Sacramento, California. Nijem, who made it to the finals on TUF season 13, has won five of seven fights since losing at the finale to Tony Ferguson. Nijem is riding a two...

Jul 13, 2014 10:07 am

Trainer: Ronda Rousey Is Top 3 P4P In MMA

“Top three, for sure. Ronda finishes every fight. She’s amazing with the skills and the hard work and what she shows in the Octagon. 16 seconds, she showed everything. Good punch, good knee, good takedown, ground and pound. This girl did everything in 16 seconds, so she is in the top three.” “The way she...

Jul 13, 2014 10:02 am

Mendes Fires Back At Aldo: ‘Supplement Deez Nuts’

When Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo square off for the second time, the Nova Uniao vs. Team Alpha Male rivalry will likely hit its boiling point. The two teams can’t seem to get along, and even worse, Mendes and Aldo just don’t like each other. Yesterday we featured a lengthy statement from the UFC’s featherweight...

Jul 13, 2014 9:55 am

Brandon Vera Signs With ONE FC

Asia’s One FC promotion just inked their first household name to a multi-fight deal. UFC veteran Brandon ‘The Truth’ Vera has signed on with the promotion, where he will continue his successful career as a prize-fighter. Vera was released from his longtime home at the UFC following several disappointing outings. A timetable for his One...

Jul 13, 2014 9:37 am

Dana White: “Ronda Rousey Is A F***ing Mega Star”

“Where are we gonna put Demetrious [Johnson]? Demetrious is going to land where he lands, no different than Weidman, Jones, Pettis, the list goes on and on. Ronda Rousey is a fucking mega star. People can hate on her and say whatever they want, but the girl is a rockstar. In every sense of the...

Jul 13, 2014 9:17 am

Alexander Gustafsson Voted 2nd Sexiest Man In Sweden

If the ladies weren’t already lining up for UFC Light-heavyweight fighter Alexander Gustafsson, They probably are now! The Swedish based fighter, is apparently among the nations most sexy men. Who’d of thunk it?

Jul 13, 2014 9:07 am

Ali Bagautinov’s Manager Addresses Recent Drug Test Failure For EPO In Title Fight

“I’m not Ali’s (Bagautinov) lawyer, but I want to draw attention to several circumstances about this decision of Athletic Commission. We are talking about a doping sample, which was taken not on the fight day, not before and not after the event (UFC 174), but two weeks before the show… Two weeks before the fight...

Jul 13, 2014 9:02 am

Tavares Hoping Boetsch Doesn’t Hump His Way To Victory

“I’m hoping he doesn’t just lay-and-pray, wall-and-stall and try to hump my leg. I hope he comes to fight, but I’m ready for him to come in and try to squeak out a win… Obviously his wrestling is his go-to,” Tavares said. “He’s shown in the past fights where he came in barraging, clinching up,...

Jul 13, 2014 8:43 am

Coach: ‘Don’t be surprised when Werdum defeats Velasquez’

“Werdum has what it takes to submit or knock Cain Vealsquez out. I don’t agree when people say Werdum shocked the world against Fedor. There’s no such thing in MMA. It’s a fight and both fighters are ready. I won’t be shocked when Werdum defeats Velasquez. I already expect that… We know that Cain Velasquez...

Jul 13, 2014 8:40 am

Dillashaw: ‘Barao Rematch A Great Fight For Me’

“It’s a great fight for me. I’m happy to fight whoever they want me to fight. I don’t want to have to choose anybody. I just want to have the fights come to me. The worst thing that could happen is you could possibly lose. That’s how every match is. You have to go in...

Jul 12, 2014 8:20 pm

GSP Wants Olympic Style Testing In Mixed Martial Arts

“They need to make more like Olympic drug testing – an independent organization that doesn’t have any affiliation with the money of the organization… The only thing I wanted to do is help the sport to raise another level, and I think if you want it to grow worldwide to the next step, it’s the...

Jul 12, 2014 8:16 pm

Holly Holm Breaks Down Eventual Rousey Bout

“Ronda is obviously the one to beat, she’s the one who has the belt. Is she doing great? Absolutely. I really admire her for going in and she’s been cleaning up. She’s got a lot of skill and she’s a big threat, but everybody’s also beatable. If I wouldn’t want that fight, then why would...