Archive: mma

Jun 3, 2014 4:57 am

Tyron Woodley Wants Memorable Win Over MacDonald

Tyron Woodley had hoped that his win over Carlos Condit would put him in talks of a shot at the welterweight title, however that was not the case. Now Woodley hopes that an impressive win over Rory MacDonald will get him the shot, he feels, he rightfully deserves. Woodley joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA...

Jun 2, 2014 4:50 pm

Dana White Banned by Palms Casino Again

UFC President Dana White has been banned by the Palms casino according the to Las Vegas Review Journal. The Palms banned him after Dana beat them for (nearly $2 million), and they asked me not to play anymore.” Dana announced this during UFC Embedded, and said the following to Las Vegas Review Journal writer Norm...

Jun 2, 2014 4:36 pm

Joe Rogan: Vitor Belfort Failed Drug Test

Vitor Belfort will face Chael Sonnen at UFC 175 pending he gets licensed by the NSAC to compete. This comes after he was removed from his title bout with Chris Weidman when the NSAC banned TRT exemptions. Prior to that though Belfort was randomly tested by the NSAC, and to this day the results of...

Jun 2, 2014 4:23 pm

Dana White: Chael Sonnen Could Run the UFC One Day

Dana White spoke to Media members in Berlin recently, and one of the topics that was brought up was who Dana thought would make a good replacement for when he decides he’s burned out and has enough being the UFC President. “I think Chael would be fantastic,” White said. “The thing is with Chael, though,...

Jun 2, 2014 3:59 pm

TUF Brazil Finale Medical Suspensions: Jason Out 180 Days

This past Saturday TUF Brazil 3 had it’s finale, and among the lengthiest medical suspensions was Rony Jason who will be out 180 days due to a broken hand. Full medical suspensions are as follows: Matt Hobar: Suspended for 30 days, no contact for 21 days Pedro Munhoz: Suspended for 14 days, no contact for...

Jun 2, 2014 3:55 pm

Benson Henderson: Russians are very tough

Benson Henderson joined Submission Radio to talk about his upcoming match against Rustam Khabilov at UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov. “Rustam’s very tough man,” Henderson told Submission Radio. “We all know those Russians, they’re very tough, you know they’re known as a people as being tough, the stereotype so to speak. But he...

Jun 2, 2014 3:48 pm

Jay-Z and Anderson Silva Team Up For STATIC Web Series

Jay-Z has entered the world of Mixed Martial Arts. The iconic rapper has teamed up with MMA and UFC legend Anderson The Spider Silva to create “STATIC”, a web series that will air on Jay-Z’s Life+Times web channel. The series will take an in-depth look at the hottest rivalries in Mixed Martial Arts history, and...

Jun 2, 2014 3:37 pm

Jacare Souza Wants Top Contender

Ronaldo Jacare Souza is requesting a title eliminator match. The 185-pound contender is recovering from elbow surgery, and is eyeing a big match in his return back to MMA competition. Jacare spoke to Combate.com about his return to the UFC. “I’m waiting for the UFC to decide. I intend to fight in August. Everyone in...

Jun 2, 2014 3:20 pm

Ed Soares: Silva Returning in 2015, Potentially vs. Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva’s longtime manager Ed Soares spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss Anderson’s return to MMA, Silva’s leg injury, and potential opponents for The Spider. “He’s definitely coming back,” said Soares, as transcribed by Shaun Al-Shatti for MMAFighting. “He’s feeling good, he’s training hard. Everything is good, man. Hopefully we’ll see...

Jun 2, 2014 2:28 pm

BJPENN.com Updated Rankings Post UFC 173

By Evan Stoumbelis At UFC 173 fight fans saw one of the biggest upsets in MMA history, with T.J. Dillashaw decimating Renan Barao for almost 5 straight rounds. Dillashaw dropped Barao in the first with an overhand right, and utilized excellent footwork to out strike Barao until the fifth, when he landed a head kick...

Jun 2, 2014 1:25 pm

Quick Twitt: Khabib Nurmagomedov Spars a Bear (AGAIN!)

By now we all know Khabib Nurmagomedov wrestled bears as a child, now it appears The Eagle is back to his old ways with this recent Tweet. The caption reads, “Today after hard sparring day, with my best sparring partner”

Jun 2, 2014 11:33 am

Daniel Cormier Wants Gustafsson for Interim Championship

Jon Jones has yet to sign the contract to fight Alexander Gustafsson. That doesn’t sit well with top lightheavyweight contender Daniel Cormier who wants to fight Alexander Gustafsson for an interim title belt while Jones makes up his mind. Cormier spoke to Sportsworldnews.com about a potential interim bout with Gustafsson. “I know this will probably...

Jun 2, 2014 11:25 am

Dana White Talks TRT in MMA and Vitor Belfort

Dana White spoke to media members during a recent media scrum about TRT in MMA, as well as Vitor Belfort’s ability to get licensed to fight Chael Sonnen on July 5th. When asked what would happen if Belfort’s request for a license was denied White said “There is no plan B” After TRT was banned...

Jun 2, 2014 11:14 am

Rory MacDonald, Mike Ricci Engage in Twitter Beef with Askren & War Machine

Tristar teammates Rory MacDonald and Mike Ricci teamed up on Twitter after MacDonald questioned War Machine’s manhood due to the fact that War Machine cried after a recent fight of his. After that, Ben Askren jumped in to talk some smack, which led Mike Ricci to get involved and tell Askren to behave himself. Hit...

Jun 2, 2014 10:59 am

Bobby Green’s Brother Shot and Killed

UFC Lightweight fighter Bobby Green’s brother, along with three other family members were shot yesterday in a drive-by shooting in California. Green’s brother was pronounced dead at the scene, however the other three family members are expected to survive. Green Tweeted the following two Tweets requesting information from anyone who may be of help. My...

Jun 2, 2014 10:50 am

Matt Brown Signs Contract To Fight Robbie Lawler

Matt Brown is officially signed to fight Robbie Lawler for the #1 contender spot at UFC on FOX 12 on July 26th. Brown defeated Erick Silva on May 10th to extend his win streak to 7, earning him a shot at Johny Hendricks welterweight strap in the eyes of many fans. However now Brown will...

Jun 2, 2014 10:23 am

Dana White Discusses Ultimate Fighter World Cup

Dana White has always had high hopes for The Ultimate Fighter, and now it seems there is something big on the horizon. During a pre-fight media scrum Dana White talked about his dream for an Ultimate Fighter World Cup, and how that dream is close to being a reality. “Garry [Cook] and I were talking...

Jun 2, 2014 10:16 am

Chael Sonnen Blasts Wanderlei Silva

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva share a long and well documented rivalry. However fight fans aren’t going to be able to watch it play out in the cage. After refusing to take a pre-fight drug test, Wanderlei was removed from the card and replaced by Vitor Belfort. After Wanderlei was removed from the bout, rumors...

Jun 2, 2014 10:06 am

Dana White Addresses Joe Rogan Fighting In UFC And More

The MMA community has been abuzz with rumors of longtime UFC commentator, Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, and amateur TaeKwonDo champion Joe Rogan potentially fighting in the UFC. Dana White also addressed rumors that he got Ronda Rousey pregnant. The UFC President spoke on the topics during UFC Fight Night 41’s pre-fight media scrum. “It came from...