Archive: mma

Jun 13, 2014 6:42 am

White: ‘Wand’s Story Not Ending Well, NSAC Going To Bury Him’

“There’s no loose ends with Wanderlei. I think the Wanderlei story is not going to end well. You know how this commission is right now. Always, not just these guys, but always. When you get caught taking performance enhancing drugs you’re gone for a year, or whatever the suspension is, but it’s never good. I...

Jun 13, 2014 6:16 am

White Blasts Bellator Over False PPV Numbers, Calls Bjorn Rebney A Clown

If you ask Bellator Boss Bjorn Rebney, his promotions debut into the realm of pay-per-view exceeded expectations. Dana White, isn’t buying it. During yesterday’s media scrum (replay HERE), White explained: “It shocks me, because no [Bellator’s 120k PPV Buys didn’t happen]. Did Bjorn ever find out what the gate was? No, nobody ever got back...

Jun 13, 2014 6:15 am

QUICK TWITT | Jason High Comments On UFC Release: ‘Push Steroids, Not Refs’

Former UFC welterweight turned lightweight made a critical error last Saturday at UFC Fight Night 42 when he pushed a referee. (Replay HERE) He was immediately released from the UFC, and following that release and all the PED fall-out in the UFC, High took to twitter with the following: Push steroids, not referees. #NOTED —...

Jun 13, 2014 6:15 am

Dana White On Jason High’s Release: ‘It was a no brainer’

  Before this Saturdays UFC 174 event, UFC president Dana White spoke with the media about a wide range of topics. Of course, UFC Fight Night 43 came up and White addressed some of the controversies from that night. More specifically he spoke about the release of Jason High, who shoved a referee after losing...

Jun 13, 2014 6:12 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz Poses With Kron & Rickson Gracie

Nate Diaz may not be actively competing in the UFC right now, but he’s sill staying fit among some elite level talent. Check it: Caption reads, @ricksongraciejj @riokid #martialarts #Legend #choke #graciefighter #souljahs

Jun 12, 2014 7:40 pm

Dana White Open To Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva

“If that’s what’ll take to get Nick to fight again. I know [Silva’s team] wants it, so we’ll see what happens… No (he hasn’t yet spoken to either fight yet) Anderson isn’t coming back until December, anyway. End of this year or the beginning of next year. It could be either… Anderson wants to fight...

Jun 12, 2014 7:21 pm

Condit On Knee Surgery, Rehab And UFC 174

Former UFC interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit discusses his teammates on this weekend’s UFC 174 card and an update on his injury status. Enjoy!

Jun 12, 2014 12:49 pm

Champ Ready For Barao Or Assuncao Rematches

“I fought with both of them. I think that they both deserve the title shot. Obviously, for Barao being such a dominant fighter, he has this right. He is still one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world. He was a great champion, and he was coming in on an impressive win...

Jun 12, 2014 12:43 pm

Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein Slated For August Bout

UFC officials have put together a welterweight bout between Thiago Alves and Jordan Mein. Fox Sports was first to report the bout. The two fighters will square off on the UFC Fight Night 49 card set for August 23 at Tulsa, Okla.’s BOK Center. Alves recently came back after a two-year absence from competition. The...

Jun 12, 2014 12:37 pm

Tavares Books Boetsch In UFC Fight Night 47 Bout

A middleweight matchup between Brad Tavares and Tim Boetsch has been confirmed for UFC Fight Night 47. UFC officials recently announced the contest. UFC Fight Night 47 takes place on August 16 at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. Both fighters are coming off defeats. Tavares back in April against Yoel Romera and Boetsch in...

Jun 12, 2014 12:21 pm

Mark Munoz Inks New Four-Fight UFC Deal

UFC middleweight Mark Munoz was out of a job since his defeat against Gegard Mousasi. Luckily though, ‘The Filipino Wrecking Machine’ was able to come to terms with the UFC and is back under contract with a fresh new deal. His caption reads, “Just signed a 4-fight deal with @UFC @lunarpages @XYIENCE @AskUltra @team_munoz #myULTRAlife...

Jun 12, 2014 12:14 pm

PHOTO | Bellator and UFC Champs Square Off

The worlds greatest welterweight @PhenomLima squares off against @JohnyHendricks at #E3! @BellatorMMA pic.twitter.com/rRo7Bg261E — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) June 12, 2014 Who takes it? Bellator welterweight Champion Douglas Lima and UFC welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks took to the spotlight, belts on tow, for this photo opp. If the promotional boundaries were crossed, who takes this bout?

Jun 12, 2014 6:45 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Chael Sonnen’s Retirement

Yesterday afternoon the world went into a state of shock when learning of the retirement of Chael Sonnen. Here’s the reaction from some notable professionals: Just heard about @sonnench, loved watching u compete n ur style, the game won't be the same w/o u…God bless to u n ur fam… — Benson Henderson (@BensonHenderson) June...

Jun 12, 2014 6:33 am

Duane Ludwig to Corner Chad Mendes, but not Urijah Faber

The Duane Ludwig saga at Team Alpha Male will continue, at least to a certain degree. According to Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, Duane “Bang” Ludwig will continue to coach Chad Mendes and corner him against Jose Aldo at UFC 174, but will not be cornering Urijah Faber in his fight against Alex Caceres at...

Jun 12, 2014 6:32 am

Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson Set For UFC 176

  UFC officials announced another fight for the UFC 176 event. Lightweights, Danny Castillo and Tony Ferguson will meet in the octagon. It’s not yet known if the fight will take place on the preliminary card or main card. Castillo has won 6 of his last 8 fights and is coming off of possibly his...

Jun 12, 2014 6:32 am

UFC Announces First Strawweight Fight In Promotion History

This is some history making news for you guys (and gals). The UFC has announced its first ever strawweight fight. For those who might not be sure what that is, it’s the 115 lb. weight division. The first fight in the new women’s division will be…… Claudia Gadelha (pictured) vs. Tina Lahdemaki. UFC officials confirmed the fight....