Archive: mma

Jul 22, 2014 7:38 pm

TJ Dillashaw Confident He Can Beat Barao “Ten Out Of Ten Times”

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is currently prepping for his first title defense against the man he took the belt from last month, Renan Barao. After decimating Barao in their first encounter, Dillashaw is confident he can beat Barao 10 out of 10 times. He spoke with Sexto Round about the UFC 177 rematch. “I’ve...

Jul 22, 2014 7:20 pm

Jones vs. Gustafsson II To Take Place At MGM Grand In Vegas

UFC President Dana White said in an official statement today made by the UFC that the rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 178 on September 27th will in fact take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. This news comes some time after the UFC announced the event would be held in...

Jul 22, 2014 4:14 pm

Matt Brown Silences Haters: “F*** You If You Don’t Like It”

UFC on Fox 12 headliner Matt Brown spoke with Fox Sports in a podcast he did where he spoke about some of the negativity and hate that has been directed towards him and how he overlooks it. “I think I’ve learned over time like f–k it, I’m pretty f–king good at what I do. So...

Jul 22, 2014 4:09 pm

Tyrone Spong Gunning For UFC Gold

Dana White told media members after UFC Dublin that Tyrone Spong had asked for one UFC fight, but just one. Now Spong seems to have changed his mind in this video with The UnderGround’s Jonathan Shrager.


Jul 22, 2014 4:05 pm

Phil Baroni Believes He Is Among The Last Of A Dying Breed

Phil Baroni is an MMA veteran, with 32 MMA bouts, and 10 boxing matches, Baroni started his career in 2000 and has been through it all. From the UFC, to Pride, to Strikeforce, to ONE FC, numerous smaller shows, and now Bellator where he will fight on Friday against Karo Parisyan. Baroni believes he is...

Jul 22, 2014 3:59 pm

Ian McCall: I Pose The Biggest Threat To Demetrious Johnson

UFC Flyweight Ian McCall is coming off an excellent performance against Brad Pickett at UFC Fight Night Dublin. After the bout McCall was asked who he would like to fight next, to which he replied with the fair answer: Demetrious Johnson. McCall spoke to Sherdog.com this week to discuss his plans for getting a shot...

Jul 22, 2014 3:53 pm

Bermudez Disses Guida: His Best Days Are Over

Dennis Bermudez has been on a tear of the featherweight division as of late, he has won six straight fights in a row, and will look to increase that streak at UFC on Fox 12 this weekend against Clay Guida. Despite that, Bermudez and his camp were looking to fight someone better and higher in...

Jul 22, 2014 3:47 pm

Lima Fires Back At Daley: I’m Ready When You Are

After Paul Daley signed with Bellator yesterday, he explained his plan for eventually dethroning Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima. Today Lima fired back at Daley in an interview with MMAFighting.com saying: “I’m ready whenever he is,” Lima told MMAFighting.com. “I will fight whoever they want, no problem at all. It’s going to be a good...

Jul 22, 2014 3:39 pm

Dana White Says He Is No Closer To Reaching A Deal With Nick Diaz

UFC President Dana White spoke to media members following UFC Fight Night Dublin, and the question was asked if Nate Diaz was worth the investment, White doesn’t think so, but does think Nate’s older brother Nick is. “Nick is a needle mover. Nick moves the needle,” “Nick’s not holding out. Nick said, ‘I’m just not...

Jul 22, 2014 2:42 pm

Slightly Out Of Shape Jon Jones Cooling Off Outdoors

Jon Jones posted the following video on his official Instagram of himself looking slightly out of shape, and cooling off in his backyard with a garden hose. While Jones by no means looks like he is totally out of shape, it is a different look for the 205 pound champ, who always steps into the...

Jul 22, 2014 2:24 pm

BREAKING NEWS: McGregor vs. Poirier Booked For UFC 178

The UFC has just announced that Notorious Conor McGregor will be facing off against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178: Jones vs. Gustafsson on September 27th in Las Vegas. Poirier and McGregor have been trading shots via Twitter. After Poirier’s teammate Cole Miller pulled out of his scheduled UFC Dublin bout against McGregor, Poirier didn’t step...

Jul 22, 2014 2:18 pm

Overeem Calls For A Title Shot Against Winner Of Velasquez vs. Werdum

Alistair Overeem will be stepping into the Octagon to square off against Ben Rothwell in September, and he hopes a win over Rothwell will get him a title shot against the winner of Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum. Overeem spoke with Submission Radio to talk about the bout. “Well it’s hard to predict because Cain...

Jul 22, 2014 1:57 pm

Amanda Nunes Looks To KO Zingano And Take Rousey’s Belt

Amanda Nunes believes extending her win streak to 3 with a win over Cat Zingano in September will put her in the running for a shot at Ronda Rousey’s bantamweight title. Nunes spoke with MMAFighting.com to talk about how she is going to prove she is ready for a shot against Rousey. “I want to...

Jul 22, 2014 1:49 pm

Matt Brown’s Strategy To Win, Is To Not Think About It

Matt Brown is coming up on the most important fight of his life this Saturday against Robbie Lawler, but he is also coming off of a string of 7 of the best performances of his life. The Immortal spoke with MMAJunkie to talk about why the best strategy for winning a fight, is to not...

Jul 22, 2014 1:24 pm

RUMOR: Ronda Rousey’s Ex Training Cat Zingano

Cat Zingano will be making her return to the UFC in September to fight Amanda Nunes. Should Zingano win, she will be given a title shot at bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. A member of the UnderGround stumbled across a picture Zingano had posted on her personal Twitter of herself and her son along with two...

Jul 22, 2014 1:01 pm

Matt Brown Looks To Chase UFC Record With KO Of Lawler

Matt “The Immortal” Brown has gotten the reputation as a finisher in the UFC. Of his 12 wins in his UFC career, Brown has finished 10 of his opponents, 9 by way of knockout, and one by way of submission. This Saturday when he faces off against Robbie Lawler, Brown is not only looking to...

Jul 22, 2014 10:56 am

PHOTO | Overeem Looking Lean And Mean At 250lbs

Alistair Overeem is gearing up for his fight against Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50 on September 8th. In preparation for the bout Overeem moved his camp to Jackson Winkeljohn in Albuquerque New Mexico. Over the course of his training camp so far we have seen several photos of Overeem looking much more lean...

Jul 22, 2014 9:53 am

GSP Getting Physical Therapy On Injured Leg

Former UFC welterweight champion Geroges St. Pierre can be seen in this video posted by MMANation.com receiving Tecar therapy at Kessler clinic in Southern California. For those that don’t know Tecar therapy is one of the most groundbreaking and interesting rehab techniques currently used today. Basically through the gel that is applied, a plate that...

Jul 22, 2014 9:11 am

Pettis Admits Criticism Bothers Him

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis isn’t afraid to admit when something is bothering him. Pettis has fallen under harsh criticism for being ‘injury prone’ and as a result not fighting enough. This wasn’t a huge issue necessarily until Pettis won the lightweight championship from Benson Henderson, now that he’s the champion not only does he...