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Aug 10, 2015 4:00 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Enters Top 10, Nunes Cracks Top 5

The dust has settled from “UFC Fight Night 73” and the official rankings have been updated! Beneil Dariush and Amanda Nunes are the big winners this week as Darish was able to crack the top ten in his division while Amanda Nunes took the number four spot in the bantamweight division. Michael Johnson can take...

Aug 9, 2015 8:18 am

Amanda Nunes: I’m Ready for Ronda Rousey

Amanda Nunes put on one of the best performances of her career at “UFC Fight Night 73″ when she disposed of Sara McMann in less than three minutes. Nunes walked into the bout as the underdog but did not let the odds get to her head; she landed a big shot that dazed McMann which...

Aug 9, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! Beneil Dariush In-Octagon Interview (Full)

Beneil Dariush was on the benefitting end of a controversial decision on Saturday night when he went the distance with Michael Johnson. Johnson and the live crowd in attendance felt he had done enough to take the fight, but two judges saw otherwise. Check out Dariush rationalize his decision win in the video above! ALL...

Aug 7, 2015 7:02 am

Sara McMann: ‘I’m The One To Dethrone Rousey’

Despite having lost her first fight with Ronda Rousey via first-round TKO, former Olympic wrestler Sara McMann (8-2 MMA) still believes she will be the one to dethrone the undefeated champ. Here is what McMann had to say during a recent interview with Fox Sports: “Any time I lose, I want revenge,” McMann told FOX...


Aug 5, 2015 9:43 am

NSAC Brings The Hammer Down On Palhares And Shields Following WSOF Antics

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended both Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields following their title fight at WSOF 22. Palhares was already stripped of his title and suspended indefinitely by the promotion after he repeatedly scratched at Shields eyes and held onto a fight ending submission well after Shields had tapped. Shields has yet...

Aug 2, 2015 8:19 pm

Gracie Wants Palhares Stripped, Banned from MMA

Rousimar Palhares was once viewed as one of the most dangerous welterweights in the world with the potential to become a UFC champion. Now, he’s viewed as flat-out “dangerous”. Another Palhares bout has come and gone and to the surprise of nobody, it ended in controversy. Shields challenged Palhares for his welterweight championship at “WSOF...

Aug 2, 2015 4:26 pm

Khabib Attacks! Punches and Kicks Nate Diaz in Public Brawl — WATCH!

World Series of Fighting 22 was a controversial event to say the least. Rousimar Palhares’ inability to let go of submissions on time infuriated some, but tempers boiled over when Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz had an altercation outside of the decagon! In the video above, you can see Nurmagomedov kick and swing in the...

Aug 2, 2015 8:44 am

209! Diaz Bros. and Crew Standing Tall After WSOF 22

Nate Diaz, Nick Diaz and the rest of their crew stand tall after attending a controversial World Series of Fighting event in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The Diaz Brothers went to “WSOF 22” to support Jake Shields in his fight for the title against Rousimar Palhares. Tensions ran high after Palhares cranked on the...

Aug 1, 2015 10:15 pm

BRAWL! Diaz Brothers vs. Khabib & Company at WSOF 22 in Vegas

World Series of Fighting rivaled UFC on Saturday night with “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” in one of the most controversial fights in company history. It is well known that Palhares has the reputation amongst the fight community that he holds onto submission holds too long and tonight was no different; After Shields had submitted...

Jul 26, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Reebok Spokesman Addresses Criticism of UFC Deal

Labeling the UFC’s partnership with Reebok “controversial” would not be far from the truth. However, Reebok’s Senior Business Unit Director Michael Lunardelli believes that it will eventually smooth itself out and the criticism from the fans is a GOOD thing. Check out his full interview in the video above. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank...

Jul 22, 2015 5:58 am

Ratings Report! Bisping And Leites’ Afternoon Scrap Pulled In Decent Numbers

Last week was a wild week of fights, that’s for sure. There were a plethora of events going on, on the weekend, on Wednesday, on Friday and on Saturday morning. You name it we had it. So, how did the final event of a stacked week do in the ratings? Eh. Saturday morning/afternoon’s UFC Fight...

Jul 19, 2015 9:02 am

Bisping Bashes ‘Cheating Scumbags’, Wants Belfort Rematch

Vitor Belfort has always been and will remain to be one of the most controversial figures in the Ultimate Fighting Championship today. Whether he has utilized testosterone replacement therapy to his advantage is an issue of the past, but one thing is for sure: “The Phenom” knocked out Michael Bisping in 2013. “The Count” is...

Jul 19, 2015 8:04 am

Michael Bisping Explains Gruesome Toe Injury

Michael Bisping and Thales Leites left it all in the octagon on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 72. While the decision may have been controversial, one thing is certain: Michael Bisping is one tough bastard. Bisping seems to always get injured in fights and “UFC Fight Night 72” was no different. At the beginning of...

Jul 19, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! Michael Bisping’s and Thales Leites’ Octagon Interview (Full)

Hear from Michael Bisping and Thales Leites inside the Octagon after their middleweight bout at Fight Night Glasgow. Who do you think won the controversial bout? Share your thoughts in the comment section below! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m just promoting the fight’

Jul 18, 2015 1:46 pm

UFC Fighters React To Michael Bisping’s Split Decision Win

Some think it was a controversial decision and possibly should have gone to Thales Leites, but it was Michael Bisping who grabbed the split decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Glasgow. Check out what other UFC fighter had to say about the decision! People bitching about Bisping decision it was close but...

Jul 7, 2015 8:28 am

Al Iaquinta : ‘I Want To Slam My Head On The Desk’

UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta has now gone from fighting Bobby Green, to fighting Gilbert Melendez, to now fighting no one. Yesterday news surfaced that Melendez had failed a drug test from UFC 188 and will be suspended for a year. The UFC pulled him from his fight with Iaquinta scheduled for July 15 and now...

Jul 6, 2015 8:34 am

Ronda Rousey Defends UFC’s ‘Awesome’ Reebok Partnership

The UFC and Reebok partnership has been controversial, to say the least. When the details behind fighter compensation were released, both men and women of the octagon voiced their disapproval of the deal. While the payouts may not be exactly what they expected, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey would consider herself lucky if she...

Jul 5, 2015 12:37 pm

Bellator Champ “Pitbull” Is ‘Positive’ He’d Beat Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo has been the king of the featherweight division for several years. Every challenger that has tried to dethrone him of his role as champion has failed. However, a champion of another organization believes he has what it takes to beat Aldo: Patricio “Pitbull” Freire. The Bellator Featherweight Champion has not suffered a loss...

Jul 5, 2015 8:59 am

UFC Exec on Reebok Partnership: We’ll Review Aspects, but Not Fighter Pay

The partnership between UFC and Reebok has been a controversial one to say the least. From the moment fighter compensation details emerged to the reveal of the fighter kits, both companies have received mixed reactions. Even though fighters like Miesha Tate and Brendan Schaub have spoken out against the announced compensation, UFC Senior Vice President...

Jul 5, 2015 6:10 am

Josh Koscheck Takes Paul Daley Trash Talk to a New Level

Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley met in the co main-event of UFC 113 in 2010 in what could be viewed as one of the most controversial fights in the company’s history. The drama did not take place DURING the fight, but rather after the final horn had sounded. Koscheck wrestled his way to a victory...

Jul 5, 2015 4:48 am

Jedrzejczyk Wants ‘Easy’ Gadelha Rematch

Claudia Gadelha will be stepping into the octagon at UFC 190 in Brazil to face former WSOF Strawweight Champion Jessica Aguliar in what could be a top contenders bout. Fresh off surgery, champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will be keeping an eye on the contest and admits she’s pulling for Gadelha to get the win. “I think...

Jul 3, 2015 7:44 am

McGregor Welcomes Sinead O’Connor: ‘Let’s Go To War!’

Yesterday it was revealed that UFC featherweight Conor McGregor would have controversial singer Sinead O’Connor singing him out to the octagon during UFC 189. The singer posted on her Facebook that she was excited to sing ‘The Foggy Dew’ during McGregor’s walkout. Now, the Notorious one has responded with this amazing side by side picture...

Jul 1, 2015 7:51 am

Dana White: ‘Hey Yoel, People Don’t Want To Be Preached To’

  UFC president Dana White had plenty to say about Yoel Romero’s ‘controversial comments’. Romero, after defeating Lyoto Machida, took the mic from Jon Anik and started speaking in english, which is his second language, and started talking about America and saying ‘What happened?’ Then from there, things got a little murky. Some think he...

Jul 1, 2015 5:23 am

Shamrock: ‘I felt so much stronger than Kimbo, and dominant’

  “I was a rookie. It was like my first fight. I got into a position to win and I didn’t take my time. I forced it,” Shamrock said. “I was stronger than him, I manhandled him and I felt in complete control of that fight. But, when I got his back, instead of trying...

Jun 24, 2015 8:09 am

Iaquinta: ‘I’ve been dreaming of fighting a top 5’r like Melendez’

“I was going crazy. First, you know, going crazy in a bad way once I heard Bobby Green was out, and you don’t know who you’re going to get. He was an opponent ranked above me, so you know it has really good benefits to beat a guy like that.” “I think he’s been in...

Jun 18, 2015 12:00 pm

Shlemenko: ‘MMA Is Not A Woman’s Occupation’

Bellator MMA’s Alexander Shlemenko shared his thoughts about Women’s MMA, and, well they are a little controversial. The Russian fighter told allfight.ru that he doesn’t see MMA as an appropriate occupation for women. Check out his comments below: “[I have a] negative attitude [towards WMMA]. It is not a woman’s occupation. I am not against...

Jun 18, 2015 8:27 am

EL NINO! Gilbert Melendez Steps In To Face Iaquinta On July 15

Big news fight fans, just announced on FOX Sports Live, UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez will step in and fight Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee on July 15 in San Diego, CA. This comes after news earlier today that said Bobby Green was forced to pull out because of injury. Looks like...

Jun 11, 2015 7:45 am

Viral ‘Soccer Mom KO’ Video Explained!

So remember that video of the ‘soccer mom’ looking fighter who got knocked out quick? Well the owner of the promotion has come out and is defending the decision to put in a fighter on such short notice and no experience. “I actually thought this would have been a bigger deal 6 months ago the...