Archive: mma

Jun 18, 2014 6:36 am

MMA Manager Explains ‘N’ Word Comment About Aldo

“I was saying he needs to make up his mind. Either you b—h and stick to it or don’t say anything at all. He said he wasn’t happy about the pay before, then three days later took it back (and) said, ‘Well, I didn’t mean it.’ Now he’s talking about it again. “So my point...

Jun 18, 2014 6:31 am

Brandon Vera Released By UFC

Following two-straight losses and a year stint of inactivity, longtime fighting staple Brandon Vera has reportedly been released from his contract at the UFC. FOX News was first to report. Vera started his Mixed Martial Arts career back in 2002 and started competing for the UFC as a heavyweight just three years later. After a...

Jun 18, 2014 6:12 am

Schaub Cries While Talking About Arlovski Bout

“For me, it’s just frustrating, but it’s onwards and upwards. I don’t know any different, but to get back to training and just…this is what I do, man. This is what I do. This is it. It went to the judges. I got screwed in a decision. I probably should’ve done more to make it...

Jun 18, 2014 6:07 am

O.N.E. Night Tournament Postponed Two Months

The public has spoken and BattleGrounds MMA has listened. Due to popular demand, the promotion led by Olympic wrestling gold medalist Kenny Monday will take its highly-anticipated, one-night, eight-man welterweight (170 pounds) tournament, which will award its winner a $50,000 grand prize, to a national audience with a live pay-per-view telecast on Friday, October 3...

Jun 18, 2014 5:08 am

Lauzon vs. Chiesa Set For UFC Fight Night 50

The UFC announced last night that submission artist Joe Lauzon will face off with TUF winner Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Night 50 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut on September 13th. Lauzon bounced back from a two-fight losing streak in December when he picked up a decision win over Mac Danzig. He will...

Jun 18, 2014 5:07 am

Watch Wanderlei Admit To Evading NSAC, Sonnen Get Suspended

Earlier today the NSAC held a meeting for Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. During the course of the meeting Wanderlei admitted to taking two banned substances, as well as evading the sample collector sent by the commission. During Sonnen’s portion of the hearing Sonnen was hit with a routine temporary suspension until a future hearing....

Jun 18, 2014 5:05 am

Alexander Gustafsson Plays EA Sports UFC, Fights Jon Jones

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson is getting ready for his rematch with light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones, but The Mauler took some time to try out the new EA Sports UFC and knock out Jon Jones, as himself of course. Check it out below, action starts at the 23:40 mark.

Jun 18, 2014 5:03 am

Benson Henderson vs. Rafael Dos Anjos To Headline UFC FN 49

It looks like Benson Henderson won’t get a long layoff after his submission win over Rustam Khabilov earlier this month. Now the former lightweight champion is slated to face Rafael Dos Anjos on August 23rd at the BOK Center in Tulsa Oklahoma at UFC Fight Night 49. After losing his lightweight title to Anthony Pettis...

Jun 18, 2014 5:01 am

Chael Sonnen Temporarily Suspended By NSAC

Earlier today the NSAC held a hearing for several fighters and boxers, among the fighters that were addressed at the hearing were the UFC’s own Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. Chael Sonnen was suspended pending a formal hearing where the fighter will file a response, but there is no news as to whether or not...

Jun 17, 2014 8:42 pm

Wanderlei Silva Admits To Taking Banned Substances

During a NSAC hearing earlier today for Wanderlei Silva and several other fighters and boxers, Silva admitted to taking two banned substances. After his brawl with Chael Sonnen on the TUF set, Wanderlei Silva began taking anti-inflammatory medication for a fractured wrist, and then began taking diuretics to minimize the amount of water that he...

Jun 17, 2014 5:17 pm

Mike Tyson Draws On Sleeping Dana White

Dana White learned a hard lesson today, don’t fall asleep on a plane while Mike Tyson is around. The boxing legend took a sharpie and had some fun with the sleeping UFC President. Check it out below.

Jun 17, 2014 4:59 pm

Confused Dana White Forced From Plane Seat

Boxing legend Mike Tyson took a flight on Dana White’s private jet today, and managed to punk the UFC President, forcing him to give up his seat mid-flight. Check out Dana’s Instagram post below.

Jun 17, 2014 4:32 pm

UFC 174 Prelims Experience Spike In Ratings

UFC 174 which took place last Saturday from Vancouver was a lackluster card in the eyes of many. However there was one upside to the event. The prelims did better than they have been doing lately, this may be the direct result of the prelims being shifted from Fox Sports 1 to FX. UFC 174...

Jun 17, 2014 4:24 pm

Kogan Slams Aldo, Calls Him A N***a

MMA Manager Mike Kogan shot back at UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo today via Instagram. Aldo appeared on an episode of Inside MMA and expressed his distaste for fighter pay. Check out Kogan’s post below. Caption reads, This n***a needs to make up his mind. Or more like stick to his guns and stop flip...

Jun 17, 2014 4:03 pm

Melendez Wants To Fight In Mexico

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez is getting ready to coach season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter opposite Anthony Pettis, who Melendez will be fighting at the end of the show. However he is already looking past that to future events, that he hopes can possibly take place in Mexico. Melendez joined MMAJunkie Radio to talk about...

Jun 17, 2014 3:53 pm

Ovince Saint Preux: I Heard Jimmo Say His Arm Was Broken

Ovince Saint Preux is fresh off a win against Ryan Jimmo. Jimmo broke his arm blocking a kick from OSP, but as the fight went on OSP cranked Jimmo’s good arm, leading to Jimmo calling out to the referee that his other arm was broken. Check out the full interview below courtesy of MMAJunkie Radio...

Jun 17, 2014 3:44 pm

Edgar Motivated Ahead Of Penn Rematch: No Way I Want To Lose

Frankie Edgar spoke with MMAJunkie Radio about the potential title implications with a win over B.J. Penn at the TUF finale. Edgar lost the title to Benson Henderson back in 2012, and then lost an immediate rematch to Benson Henderson. “I 100 percent want to win another world title. That’s what I’m in this for....

Jun 17, 2014 3:30 pm

Hendricks Eyeing Fall Return, Puts Contenders On Notice

UFC Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks underwent surgery for a torn bicep shortly after winning the vacant title against Robbie Lawler. Hendricks spoke to USA Today Sports about how it feels being sidelined while fighters in his division tear it up. “It sucks being on the sidelines, knowing these guys are all fighting to get to...

Jun 17, 2014 12:22 pm

Miesha Tate: ‘I would straight up kill Caraway if he hit women’

Several weeks ago a rumor began swirling that Bryan Caraway decided to elbow Cat Zingano while trying to leave his seat at a UFC event while backstage. Miesha Tate addressed the rumors on Fox Sports saying: “I don’t believe it happened at all. But if it did, it was someone else. At the very, very...