Archive: MMA NEWS

Jul 18, 2014 12:24 pm

Dana White Confirms Nurmagomedov Blew Knee 20 Minutes After Signing Cerrone Deal

  Donald Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov nearly got the scrap they’ve been asking for against each other. According to UFC President Dana White, the fight was a done deal for a September UFC event, and 20 minutes after signing, Khabib pulled out. Here’s Dana’s recount: “That fight was done. Joe Silva sent the email out,...

Jul 18, 2014 12:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | Dana White Says Today’s Weigh-ins ‘The Sickest’ Ever

Today in Ireland, MMA fans got treated to a spectacle in the form of Conor McGregor’s staredown skills against Diego Brandao. (Replay HERE) UFC President Dana White took to twitter with his personal reaction. Check it: The SICKEST weigh in I have done in 13 years!! Ireland is AWESOME!! Diego said if u let that...

Jul 18, 2014 8:40 am

UFC Fight Night Dublin Weigh-In Results

Tomorrow night, Dublin’s own, Conor McGregor leads the UFC’s charge into Ireland. Today the fighters it the scales to make their bouts officials and if you missed our live broadcast, here are the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 12 p.m. PT) Conor McGregor (146) vs. Diego Brandao (145.5) Zak Cummings (171) vs. Gunnar Nelson...

Jul 18, 2014 5:40 am

Diego Brandao: ‘It’s not about Conor, he’s just hype’

“It’s not about Conor. I think Conor, this guy is more hype. Poirier is top five, and Swanson is top five. Who is Conor? I think this is the way we need to look at it. I think the type of guy that I am, and the explosive way I fight, that’s the reason why...

Jul 18, 2014 5:30 am

Dana White: ‘McGregor is in a tough fight this weekend’

“Conor is in a tough fight this weekend. He’s been out for over a year with the ACL, he’s fighting in his home town and obviously for Diego Brandao, this would be a big f**king win for him. To go into Ireland in the main event and beat Conor McGregor, it puts this kid right...

Jul 18, 2014 5:25 am

Floyd Mayweather: ‘Now I Know Who Ronda Rousey Is’

In recent news, Floyd Mayweather had some not nice words for UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. (Find that here). But a few days removed and ‘Money’ makes a gesture of kindness towards his fellow ESPY winner.

Jul 18, 2014 5:15 am

Cub Swanson on Conor McGregor “Easy Fight And Easy Money”

Cub Swanson goes in depth on Conor McGregor stating a lot of people hate him in Ireland and that it would be an easy fight and easy money, also talks on Diego Brandao, Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Chael Sonnen, UFC/MMA Drug Testing and more.

Jul 18, 2014 5:10 am

Dana White Sits With Sakuraba

UFC President Dana White recently sat down with MMA legend, Kazushi Sakaraba, and camera’s rolled while the two reminisced about the golden age of the sport.

Jul 18, 2014 5:02 am

WSOF Champ Rousimar Palhares Targets Jon Fitch And Only Jon Fitch

“My family is my life. I was sad that he said those things, but I’m not bothered. We’ll settle our things inside the cage. I don’t hope he’s my next opponent, I want him to be. I’m coming after him. I will train for him. I want him. I don’t know how the fight would...

Jul 17, 2014 2:45 pm

QUICK TWITT | Miesha Tate Says She’ll Take Care Of Holly Holm “In Due Time”

Next to Ronda Rousey, former Strikeforce champ Miesha Tate is probably the UFC’s most popular female athlete. Actually, there’s no probably about it. With a current date to face Rin Nakai in Japan, Tate isn’t letting all the talk of the UFC’s new females drown her out. In a reaction to the recent signing of...

Jul 17, 2014 2:44 pm

Mark Bocek Thinks Training With Girls Is Like Training With Little Boys

UFC lightweight grappling ace, Mark Bocek isn’t a fan of cross-training with female fighters. In fact, the top ranked lightweight fighter hates it, and in a recent post on The Underground, he explained. “What a waste of time for Gegard, must be a nice guy… Maybe you guys are not getting this, let me explain....

Jul 17, 2014 2:42 pm

Fight Night Dublin: Media Day Press Conference Highlights

Up-and-coming featherweight Diego Brandao and Conor McGregor continue their war of words at the Fight Night Dublin Media Day. Plus, hear from undefeated welterweight Gunnar Nelson and flyweights Ian McCall and Brad Pickett preview their bouts.

Jul 17, 2014 2:42 pm

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones & Chris Weidman React To Leaving The ESPY’s Empty Handed

Last night going up for ESPN awards were three UFC champions. Jon Jones, Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey. Ronda was the only one to bring home a W. In the aftermath, the two UFC champs took to twitter with their humble reaction. Check it: I think @RondaRousey winning best female athlete isn't even arguable #WMMA...

Jul 17, 2014 6:45 am

Ronda Rousey First In MMA To Win ESPN ESPY Award

Last Night, UFC Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey became the first MMA Fighter to win an ESPN ESPY award. The fast rising super-star, failed to win best fighter, but picked up best female athlete of the year before the night’s conclusion. Here’s her winning: