Archive: ufc

Jun 9, 2014 3:29 pm

Manager: Jones Isn’t Turning Heel, He’s Maturing

Jon Jones’ longtime manager Malki Kawa joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour today to talk about Jon Jones, who he believes isn’t turning heel, but is maturing rather. Check out the full quote below. “I don’t know if this is him turning heel, I think what’s going on with Jon is that he’s maturing....

Jun 9, 2014 3:25 pm

STATIC Episode 2: Nick Diaz vs. Mayhem Miller (Video)

Jay-Z and Anderson Silva have teamed up recently to bring the MMA world a new web series known as STATIC which takes an in depth look at some of the biggest rivalries in MMA. The first episode featured Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva, episode 2 which was just released features Nick Diaz vs. Mayhem Miller,...

Jun 9, 2014 3:17 pm

Were Jackson/Winkeljohn Fighters Tested Before FN 42?

It seems there is some controversy surrounding UFC Fight Night 42 fighters from the famous Jackson-Winkeljohn gym. Ross Pearson’s teammate Dean Amasinger told MMAJunkie.com that Pearson said no Jackson-Winkeljohn fighters were on the list of fighters to be tested prior to UFC Fight Night 42 in Jackson-Winkeljohn’s backyard of Albuquerque. “Ross was drug tested before...

Jun 9, 2014 12:28 pm

Jose Aldo Talks Mendes Fence Grabbing Controversy And More (Video)

UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke to MMAFighting.com to talk about his upcoming rematch with Chad Mendes, fence grabbing controversy at UFC 142, and more. Check out the video below, and hit the Closed Caption Button for the English translation.

Jun 9, 2014 11:39 am

A Day In The Life Of Ed Soares (Video)

Ed Soares, longtime manager of Anderson Silva is now the head promoter for RFA, and leading up to RFA 15 where the promotion crowned its first middleweight champion. Check out the behind the scenes video below.

Jun 9, 2014 11:23 am

Sexual Harassment Case Stopping MMA in NY?

MMA has been fighting to get a foot hold in New York for some time now. It now appears that New York politician Sheldon Silver has been holding out on allowing a bill that would legalize MMA in New York to move ahead to a vote. nypost.com first made the connection between Silver’s shady dealing...

Jun 9, 2014 10:53 am

Team Alpha Male Celebrates T.J. Dillashaw’s Win

Team Alpha Male celebrated T.J. Dillashaw’s win over Renan Barao with a rather interesting cake featuring the UFC Title Belt with a penis next to it holding a sign saying “Yay TJ” while shooting a load onto the belt. Possibly one of the stranger celebrations, check out the picture below. Yup, we’re just as confused...

Jun 9, 2014 10:45 am

Mel Gibson Shows Off Biceps While Posing With Octagon Girls

Mel Gibson joined Anthony Pettis cageside to watch UFC Fight Night live this past Saturday and show off his biceps. Mel joined Octagon girls Rachelle Leah and Chrissy Blair for a picture during the event. Check it out below.

Jun 9, 2014 10:12 am

Bryan Caraway Apologizes For Fish-Hooking Erik Perez

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov had it’s fair share of controversy. Aside from Ross Pearson being robbed of a decision win, Bryan Caraway caught some attention, and for all the wrong reasons. In round 1 of his bout with Erik ‘Goyito’ Perez, Caraway fish-hooked Erik Perez, while he had Perez’ back. Now Caraway is...

Jun 9, 2014 9:56 am

Ross Pearson Feels Like He Lost ‘Half A Paycheck’

Ross Pearson was on the short end of arguably one of the worst decisions in MMA history this past Saturday. Pearson talked about what losing that bout meant to him in an interview after the fight. “He put on a tough fight, but I think I won every round. It just sucks. I’m hurting right...

Jun 9, 2014 9:39 am

Ross Pearson Officially Appeals Decision Loss To Sanchez

On the heels of arguably one of the worst decisions in MMA history, The Telgraph has reported that Ross Pearson and head coach Eric Del Fierro have officially filed a complaint with the New Mexico Athletic Commission as well as filed an appeal with the commission. Unless the commission uncovers any foul play or conspiracy...

Jun 9, 2014 8:57 am

Greg ‘Sergei’ Jackson Does Russian Accent For Khabilov (Video)

Greg Jackson got into his character known as ‘Sergei’ between rounds while cornering Rustam Khabilov against Ben Henderson this past Saturday. Although Jackson put on a Russian accent, at times it sounded slightly Irish. Anyone that knows Jackson knows he is somewhat notorious for attempting different accents depending on the fighter he’s cornering. Check out...

Jun 9, 2014 8:44 am

Myles Jury Injured, Out Of Trujillo Bout

UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens has taken a hit, Myles Jury has pulled out of his bout against Abel Trujillo. Jury’s manager Ryan Hass spoke to Foxspots.com about the seemingly minor injury saying: “[An] injury pushed Myles back at least a month,” Hass said, “with limited training next couple weeks. No biggie, though. Everything...

Jun 9, 2014 8:29 am

Countdown to UFC 174: MacDonald vs. Woodley (Video)

UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov takes place this weekend, and as always the UFC’s ‘Countdown’ series has stared airing to hype the event. Below is the segment from the co-main event: Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley.

Jun 9, 2014 8:00 am

Bjorn Rebney Comments On Going Head To Head With The UFC

    In about 3 months from now, on Sep. 5, the UFC and Bellator MMA will battle it out in Connecticut. Both promotions have an event scheduled for that day, and the venues are 10 miles apart. Bellator’s card will take place at Mohegan Sun on that Friday, which is when Bellator’s fights usually...

Jun 9, 2014 5:35 am

Diaz Camp Responds: ‘Diego Not Important, Lucky For Ret@rded Judges’

“Diego isn’t important enough to warrant a response. He should count his lucky stars two retarded judges were watching Oprah reruns while he was fighting and then handed him a win.” That’s not nice… In a recent statement made to MMAMAnia.com, Mike Kogan, the manager of Nathan Diaz discussed the recent call outs made by...