Archive: MMA NEWS

Jun 5, 2014 5:08 am

Faber On Fighting Dillashaw: ‘Maybe if he asked as a favor’

Much is being made about the latest team-duo, who could potentially fight each other inside the cage. Longtime MMA staple, Urijah Faber has had a glorious career. Despite never winning UFC gold, the former WEC champ once held the UFC’s sister promotion solely on his shoulders. Now, with one of his protegé’s, T.J. Dillashaw in...

Jun 5, 2014 5:02 am

Sanchez Following The ‘Matt Brown Blueprint’ In Upcoming Ross Pearson Bout

Video: Sanchez: Dream come true to fight in Albuquerque Diego Sanchez is currently readying for his hometown fight this weekend against fellow TUF winner, Ross Pearson. Diego Sanchez on fighting in his hometown after being in the UFC for so long: “It feels like I’ve come full circle, after all those battles. I’ve had 20 fights...

Jun 5, 2014 5:01 am

D.C. Willing To Postpone Knee Surgery For Title Shot

During yesterday’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’ the crew gave an update on the status of the UFC’s light-heavyweight title picture. The UFC is trying to put together a rematch between Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones, however, Jones wants a crack at Daniel Cormier. Ariel Helwani spoke on the topic during the broadcast, stating, “…I spoke...

Jun 4, 2014 9:00 pm

Two Of UFC’s Finest Get In Real Fist-Fight At Jacksons MMA

Ahead of the UFC’s first ever fight night in Albuquerque, two of the cities most prominent fighters engaged in a real-life fist fight during a training session. Details are bleak on the matter, as situations like this usually stay in the gym, but Dave Meltzer, of ‘The Wrestling Observer’, spilled the beans. Check it: “If...

Jun 4, 2014 5:28 pm

Nick Diaz Interested In Anderson Silva’s Offer To Fight

When he retired, former UFC welterweight title challenger and Strikeforce champ Nick Diaz said that he would only come back for a shot at Anderson Silva or Georges St-Pierre. Now, according to ‘UFC Tonight’ the negotiations for a Diaz vs. Silva bout have preliminarily been agreed upon by both parties. Earlier this week we learned...

Jun 4, 2014 5:03 pm

Dana White: ‘No Debate, Jon Jones Is The Best Fighter In The World, Pound-For-Pound’

The debate on who the world’s best pound-for-pound fighter is, is now over, according to UFC President Dana White. “It’s Jon Jones”, said the UFC Boss. “When Renan Barao was undefeated for 32 fights and nine years and everything else, there was some debate there. There’s no debate now. Jon Jones is the best pound-for-pound...

Jun 4, 2014 4:32 pm

McGregor Wagers Dana White A Title Shot For Ticket Record In Dublin

“I want the whole of Irish MMA to capitalize on this. I want an entire generation to follow me. But I’m still quite young and I’m only getting started. This means everything to me. I’m not here to make up the numbers. This is the first UFC Fight Night to go on FOX. FOX TV...

Jun 4, 2014 4:23 pm

Chandler Wants Brooks Rematch Then Shot At Alvarez

While Alvarez and Brooks may have it all figured out, former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is hoping to throw a wrench in those plans. In a recent interview with ‘The Great MMA Debate’, he explained, “I’d love to be able to go out there and put a stamp on the fight with Will Brooks...

Jun 4, 2014 12:43 pm

White Rejects Jones vs. Cormier – Insists Jon Fights Gustafsson

“Gustafsson’s next in line. Even Cormier said, ‘Listen, I hope this whole things works out for me and I get the shot, but even I believe that Gustafsson deserves the next shot.’ [Gustafsson is] the No. 1 contender, he’s waited for this rematch and [Cormier] even agrees. It’s just one of those things that sucks,...

Jun 4, 2014 12:29 pm

Brandao on McGregor: ‘Calling himself The Best Is Bull$h*t’

“Saying that he’s the best in the world is bullshit. Obviously, he’s not. He knows that he’s not, and he has a lot to prove to be a top 10 in the UFC. Talking trash only makes me more motivated to train for the fight. While he’s talking, I’m training.” “I don’t feel any pressure...

Jun 4, 2014 12:23 pm

McGregor: ‘I’m going down as the GOAT’

“I’m searching, I’m out here working to become the greatest. That’s my goal. I’m looking to go down as the greatest of all-time, Hall of Fame, a history maker. He’s walking to be a test for me, that’s the difference.” “I believe what I’m saying is the truth. None of these guys are on my...

Jun 4, 2014 9:55 am

PHOTO | BJ Penn Brings In Dominick Cruz In Prep For Edgar Bout

With his return to Mixed Martial Arts action just around the corner, BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn has brought in, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, to help him prepare for his July 6 bout against Frankie Edgar. ‘Dom’ took to twitter with the following endorsement: Why come to Hilo to vacation, when u can fight...

Jun 4, 2014 9:48 am

Renzo Gracie’s Son Fights Four, Comes Out With Minor Scratches

One-on-four a fair fight? If your the son of combat master Renzo Gracie, it is. In a recent post to twitter, Renzo broke down his, ‘Proud Father Moment’. Check it: I come home… The kid is all bruises.. I ask.. How many?? He says 4.. Fair fight?? Hell yes it was.. got to love him...

Jun 4, 2014 6:55 am

Mousasi & Kennedy Engage In Twitter Beef

Top UFC middleweight fighter’s Gegard Mousasi & Tim Kennedy have engaged in twitter beef. The two Strikeforce imports are both trying to climb the same ladder and there doesn’t appear to be any love lost. Check it: @mousasi_mma bwwwwaaa ha ha ha pic.twitter.com/udfiCKBC34 — Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) June 4, 2014 @TimKennedyMMA LOL u goofy look...

Jun 4, 2014 6:49 am

Rousey’s Live Reaction To WWE Betrayal

UFC 175’s ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey and her ‘Horsewomen’ are big Pro-Wrestling fans. So much so, that in the clip we can see the shock of Ronda when learning of the most recent WWE betrayal. The caption reads, “Reaction video of @rondarousey watching @WWERollins turn on #theShield on #RAWFollow”

Jun 4, 2014 6:37 am

Brendan Schaub Special Feature On FOX

A move to Los Angeles spurs an evolution in heavyweight Brendan Schaub’s fight game as the charismatic big man seeks elite status.

Jun 3, 2014 8:09 am

Jon Jones Auditions for Movie Roles (Video)

UFC Lightheavyweight champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones hit up Los Angeles to audition for a few movie roles according to the champ’s Instagram. Check out the video below:

Jun 3, 2014 8:04 am

Ross Pearson Looking Mean While Shadowboxing (Video)

Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson is looking very ripped and very focused ahead of his bout against Diego Sanchez this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 42. Pearson posted this video on his official Instagram page of himself doing some late night shadowboxing.

Jun 3, 2014 7:54 am

Kenny Florian Teaches Fiance BJJ Moves (Video)

The newly engaged Kenny Florian appears to have taught his fiance some of his Jiu-Jitsu moves as we can see in the Instagram Video posted by the future Mrs. Florian, who is also a model.

Jun 3, 2014 7:45 am

Ronda Rousey Rolls With Ryron Gracie (Video)

Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey hit the Gracie academy to work with Ryron Gracie ahead of her UFC 175 match against Alexis Davis on July 5th. Michael Mardones posted the following video to Instagram of Rousey rolling with Ryron Gracie \

Jun 3, 2014 6:49 am

Diego Sanchez Comments On Beef Tartare Incident: ‘you’re an idiot sometimes’

Diego Sanchez managed to get himself on the upcoming UFC Fight Night 42 card. He’ll face fellow TUF alumni Ross Pearson in front of his home crowd when the UFC goes to Albuquerque, NM for the first time. Sanchez is coming off of a rather disappointing and lackluster performance. He lost to Myles Jury via...

Jun 2, 2014 5:20 am

Dana White: ‘Ask Anyone, Randy Couture Is Not A Good Guy’

“I don’t ever fault someone for trying to better their life. It’s how you handle it. Rich Franklin’s a man. He called us up. Said ‘I wanted to talk to your guys.’ He came in, he sat down. “Never in the history of me being here will you hear a story about where a guy...

Jun 2, 2014 5:10 am

Dana White UFC Berlin Post-Fight Media Scrum

Following Saturday’s event in Berlin, UFC President Dana White sat with the gathered media to discuss several topics in the MMA Landscape. Enjoy! Here’s part 2: