Archive: mma

Jul 21, 2014 3:10 pm

Poirier Slams McGregor: I’ll Be The First Real Fight He Has

UFC Featherweight Dustin Poirier is less than pleased with the hype surrounding Conor McGregor. Poirier has been campaigning for a shot at McGregor via Twitter, a fight McGregor says Poirier ‘doesn’t really want’. Regardless, Poirier spoke on The MMA Hour about a potential matchup with McGregor. “Right off the bat I’ve been fired up about...

Jul 21, 2014 2:45 pm

Cruz Explains Why He Doesn’t Want An Immediate Title Shot

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about his return to the UFC after nearly a two year absence that came due to a torn ACL and then a torn groin. Cruz opted to fight Takeya Mizugaki instead of immediately fighting champion TJ Dillashaw. “You know, it’s a...

Jul 21, 2014 2:38 pm

‘Mean Girl’ Ronda Rousey Lands Article In New Yorker Magazine

UFC women’s bantamweight champion found herself in The New Yorker with a lengthy in depth article on Rousey’s life and career that showcases Rousey’s personality behind the scenes and why she is the way she is. Below are several excerpts from the article, titled “Mean Girl” which can be read here. I never wanted to...

Jul 21, 2014 2:26 pm

Kennedy Slams Belfort, Says He’s Injecting Anything He Wants

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy slammed Vitor Belfort today on Submission Radio, and talked about how Vitor is essentially “injecting anything he wants, and loving it.” Kennedy called out Belfort recently and wanted a fight with ‘The Phenom’ however matchmaker Erick Silva had other plans, and set up a fight between Kennedy and Yoel Romero. Now...

Jul 21, 2014 2:17 pm

Dennis Bermudez Jealous Of Hype Surrounding Conor McGregor

Dennis Bermudez joined Submission Radio to talk about why he is “slightly jealous” of the hype and publicity surrounding fellow featherweight Conor McGregor. “I really don’t care what he’s doing,” Bermudez told Submission Radio. “He can run his mouth all he wants, and I actually, my hat slightly goes off to him to be able...

Jul 21, 2014 2:11 pm

Matt Brown Unveils Gameplan To Beat Robbie Lawler

UFC Welterweight Matt Brown spoke to Inside MMA about his upcoming fight against Robbie Lawler, including his gameplan for the fight. The winner of the bout will then face Johny Hendricks for the welterweight strap. “I try to never expect anything in a fight. I’m coming into this fight looking simply to fight. If he...

Jul 21, 2014 2:01 pm

UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller Phantom Cam Highlights

UFC Fight Night 45 took place last Wednesday. In the main event Donald Cerrone stopped Jim Miller via brutal head kick TKO. In case you missed all of the action on the card, you can re-watch it in super slow motion here courtesy of the UFC’s Phantom Cam.

Jul 21, 2014 1:43 pm

Anderson Silva Getting Leg Worked On

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva had the following video posted on his official Instagram account of himself getting his leg worked on by a physical therapist. Check it out below:

Jul 21, 2014 1:37 pm

Johny Hendricks Predicts Lawler vs. Brown

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks gave his predictions for this Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12, which will feature a headlining bout between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown. The winner of the fight will fight Johny Hendricks for the championship later this year. Hendricks spoke with MMAJunkie Radio. “Realistically, I don’t really care (who wins on...

Jul 21, 2014 1:34 pm

Johny Hendricks Wants GSP Rematch, Doesn’t Think GSP Can Beat Him Again

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks spoke with MMAJunkie Radio about former welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. Specifically, Hendricks talked about why he wants a rematch with GSP, and how even though GSP has put on more weight, it doesn’t mean anything. “He’s been saying that he’s walking around at 201 (pounds). Huh, cool. Whatever.” “Just...

Jul 21, 2014 10:38 am

Insane 2 vs. 2 Obstacle Course MMA

If Russian 5 vs. 5 team based MMA wasn’t crazy enough, today we bring you footage from ‘Hip Show’. Where fighters are on teams of 2, and battle in an obstacle course environment complete with rope swings, and insanely high padded platforms. Fighters can earn points by successfully landing takedowns, knockdowns submissions, clean ground and...

Jul 21, 2014 10:22 am

Minotauro Nogueira Believes He Still Has What It Takes To Fight

Big Nog has been on the receiving end of criticism as he has gotten older, suffering many injuries in training that have forced him out of numerous bouts. Despite that, and undergoing ACL surgery several weeks ago, Minotauro believes he still has what it takes to compete with the UFC’s elite. He spoke with MMAFighting.com...

Jul 21, 2014 10:10 am

Tim Kennedy Takes Shots At Belfort, Believes Yoel Romero Is Better

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy spoke to Submission Radio about his upcoming fight with Yoel Romero, and how despite his desire to fight Vitor Belfort, he is content with fighter Romero, who he believes is a better fighter than Belfort. It is worth noting that Romero is a Olympic silver medalist, placing second in the 2000...

Jul 21, 2014 9:41 am

PHOTO | Team Pettis Out To Dinner In Vegas

TUF 20 coach Anthony Pettis was out to dinner with his brother Sergio Pettis and coach Hermann Von. ‘Showtime’ posted the following picture of the group sporting their TUF 20 Team Pettis jerseys on his official Instagram account:

Jul 21, 2014 9:26 am

White Praises Rousey: She Is The Greatest Athlete I’ve Ever Worked With

UFC President Dana White praised UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey during a media event at UFC Fight Night Dublin, even going as far as to say that Rousey is the greatest athlete that he has ever worked with. “She’s (expletive) fascinating. She’s the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with on every level,” said UFC...

Jul 21, 2014 9:19 am

Cathal Pendred Thanks Referee For His Comeback Win At UFC Dublin

All hope seemed lost for Cathal Pendred this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night Dublin after a round that many fight fans scored as a 10-8 round against Pendred. Veteran referee Marc Goddard could have understandably stopped the fight at multiple points throughout the first round, however every time he told Pendred to defend himself...

Jul 21, 2014 8:19 am

PHOTO | Miesha Tate Stuns In Mirror Selfie

UFC women’s bantamweight Miesha Tate is looking stunning in this mirror selfie she took recently courtesy of her official Instagram. Check it out below:

Jul 21, 2014 8:14 am

UFC Fight Night 49 Card Finalized

The card for UFC Fight Night 49 has been finalized with six fights on the main card, which takes place on Fox Sports 1. Headlining the card will be Benson Henderson vs. Rafael Dos Anjos. The card is as follows: MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Rafael dos Anjos vs. Benson Henderson Francis...