Archive: MMA NEWS

Aug 14, 2014 10:19 am

Lombard Wants MacDonald/Saffiedine Winner

Top UFC welterweight, Hector Lombard is campaigning for a title eliminator bout, against the winner of the upcoming Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine fight. The American Top Team fighter is currently nursing an ailing back injury, that has kept him out of the hunt since his last victory over Jake Shields in March. Though surgery...

Aug 14, 2014 10:02 am

Dos Santos Given Release By UFC While Immune System Bounces Back From Hep. B

“His viral count is now at zero, which means he doesn’t have the disease anymore, but Nevada demands three positive results for antibodies and we’re still waiting for the last one. Doctors said that when you undergo a chemotherapy treatment like he did, the last one usually takes longer than the other ones, but he...

Aug 14, 2014 9:44 am

Mack: ‘There was no ref to stop him from beating me’

MMA fighter Jon Koppenhaver, also known as “War Machine,” is accused of brutally beating up his girlfriend Christy Mack and another man inside of Mack’s apartment last Friday. Days have past and the cage-match style fighter is nowhere to be found and Duane “Dog” Chapman is not taking the accusations or his absence lightly.

Aug 14, 2014 9:32 am

Teammate: ‘They should let Vitor use TRT against Weidman’

“It’s scary. He is in a world of trouble. I almost feel bad like they should let him use TRT for this fight because it’s going to get ugly. Chris is a huge 185lber. Vitor off the TRT looks like a 170lber. Vitor is a great guy, I just feel like he is in over...


Aug 14, 2014 8:24 am

Connor McGregor Wants To Fight In This Stadium

Brash UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has his sites set on Dublin’s 51,000 seat arena and UFC Boss Lorenzo Fertitta is on board. Check it: The stadiums get bigger. The vision gets clearer. UFC in the Aviva? @lorenzofertitta @danawhite pic.twitter.com/rd7LqDsAue — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) August 12, 2014 @TheNotoriousMMA @danawhite let's do it! — Lorenzo Fertitta (@lorenzofertitta)...

Aug 14, 2014 8:24 am

Jon Jones: ‘I’m just fake’

UFC Champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones is taking in his new persona of realness and spreading it throughout the world. If you didn’t catch his drift in the video above, try this one.

Aug 14, 2014 8:22 am

Gamburyan: ‘Caraway doesn’t want to fight, he’s scared of me’

“Let me make this the right way, Bryan Caraway is not my dream fight. I promise you. He’s just another guy out there in my weight class, but I feel like people want me to fight him, fans want me to fight him. As a fighter I respect him, I think he’s got a lot...

Aug 14, 2014 8:18 am

‘Agent Sulu’ A Fan Of UFC Following Kingsbury Stunt

Beloved Actor, George Takei has stumbled across the derrière, of one, Kyle Kingsbury during his recent UFC on FOX walk out in July. Takei, best known for his role in Star Trek as ‘Agent Sulu,’ sent out the following tweet in support of our sport! Check it: After seeing this video, I’v suddenly become interested...

Aug 14, 2014 8:17 am

Ortiz Does Good – Helps Children In Need

It has been a rough week few weeks for the world of MMA, but former UFC champ Tito Ortiz is out there, showing the world that we aren’t all bad! Good job Tito!

Aug 14, 2014 8:16 am

UFC Champ Ronda Rousey Gets Fanned By Fans

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was recently caught enjoying the perks of ‘Super-Stardum’ while over at the Sports Nation Studio’s talking Expendables 3.

Aug 13, 2014 8:23 pm

Ronda Rousey Ready To Fight Cyborg Right Here, Right Now!

“I’m down to fight her at any moment. If she walked in here right now I’d push kick her with a heel if that’s what really needed to go down. It’s all up to Dana [White], it’s all up to UFC and it’s all up to her.”

Aug 13, 2014 7:12 pm

Jon Jones Issues Apology To Fight Fans For UFC 178 Removal

I’d like to apologize to all the fans who were excited for UFC 178. Earlier this week, I suffered an injury while training for the fight. I’m having surgery tomorrow and I’m focused on recovering as quickly as possible. I look forward to getting back in the gym and defending my title on Jan. 3...

Aug 13, 2014 7:04 pm

Sonnen: “I tried to game the system”

“I didn’t think I’d be tested for another 44 days.” “I was hit on a surprise test that was 44 days before a fight. Generally in our business we’re tested fight night, so whatever it is you’re doing or you’re not doing, you gotta show up clean on fight day. When I talk about being...

Aug 13, 2014 6:13 pm

BJ Penn Completes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Former UFC champ, BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn is the latest UFC fighter to complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Penn nominates RVCA Founder Pat Tenore, Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie, BJPenn.com’s Pedro Carrasco and UFC GYM BJ PENN’s Scott Junk. The ALS ice bucket challenge is for ALS awareness. Here’s more: About ALS: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis...

Aug 13, 2014 6:12 pm

Pit Bull Mauling Aside, Grispi’s Wife Wants To Work Things Out

One day before the War Machine fiasco, another UFC fighter had been jailed for domestic violence, and it was pretty bad too. (More on that HERE) In what local authorities called, ‘The most horrific case of domestic violence’ they had ever seen, UFC veteran Josh Grispi allegedly assaulted his wife, then had his pit bull...