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Apr 2, 2014 11:17 am

TUF Winner Pena Breaks Injury Silence – Recounts Incident That Forced UFC Sideline

“I don’t think I accidentally explained it incorrectly to [Dana White] — I think I explained it 110 percent exactly how the story went…. What happened was, I wasn’t even wearing an Ultimate Fighter shirt … because the kid told me he thought it was an Ultimate Fighter rash guard. But, here’s the thing, it’s...

Apr 1, 2014 11:33 am

BJ Penn on Frankie Edgar: ‘He’s the Only Reason I’m Coming Back’

BJ Penn is set to make his octagon return when he collides with Frankie Edgar in the culmination of their season as coaches of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. This will be their third meeting and unlike their first two at lightweight, this contest will take place in the featherweight division. ‘The Prodigy’ has not fought for...

Apr 1, 2014 9:00 am

*April Fools* UFC Buys Spike TV, Cancels Bellator Broadcasts Indefinitely

This story is an April Fools Joke. For several months now it seemed as though Bellator had been picking up steam and finally hitting a stride of loyal viewers. A partnership with Spike TV meant ratings were rising, and as a result fighters were being signed. There were even talks that Bellator would eventually surpass...

Mar 31, 2014 12:44 pm

Paige VanZant Will Not Compete on TUF 20

By Evan Stoumbelis Team Alpha Male member and WMMA standout Paige VanZant will not be competing on the first ever season of The Ultimate Fighter, featuring all women. The show will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion in the UFC as well. Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber spoke to Bloodyelbow.com about the reason behind...

Mar 28, 2014 8:00 am

Rony Jason Agrees With Early Stoppage, Says God Wanted Him to Win

After their bout at UFC Fight Night 38, Steven Siler wasn’t very pleased with the stoppage of his bout with Rony Jason, but Jason has no plans on arguing. As he told the media after the bout, “I’m just an employee. The referees are trained to protect the fighters. It’s not up to anyone to...

Mar 28, 2014 7:51 am

Renan Barao Set to Face T.J. Dillashaw for UFC 173 Main Event

UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao is set to headline UFC 173 on May 24, filling in the gap left after UFC Middleweight Champ Chris Weidman sustained a knee injury and was forced out of his bout with former UFC Light Heavyweight champ Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida. According to USA Today, UFC President Dana White announced...

Mar 27, 2014 2:56 pm

Demian Maia vs. Mike Pierce In The Works For Brazil’s May UFC Event

According to recent reports on UFC tonight, a welterweight bout between Demian Maia and Mike Pierce is in the works for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil in May. The event, scheduled for May 31, is to serve as ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil — Season 3 Finale’ and will feature, coaches, Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei...

Mar 27, 2014 9:43 am

Pettis vs. Melendez confirmed for end of year event

By Evan Stoumbelis Lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis officially has an opponent set for his first title defense, Gilbert Melendez who will coach opposite Pettis on TUF 20 will step in the cage with Pettis in the UFC’s year end event which is likely to be on December 27th at UFC 182, however this has...

Mar 26, 2014 3:29 pm

John Dodson vs. John Moraga 2 set for ‘UFC Fight Night 43’ in Albuquerque

UFC officials announced today that former flyweight title challengers John Dodson (15-6 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and John Moraga (14-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) will square off at the upcoming ‘UFC Fight Night 43’ event in Albuquerque. The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 winner, John Dodson, is coming off a “Knockout of the night” victory over Darrell Montague,...

Mar 21, 2014 9:45 am

Colton Smith set to welcome newcomer Carlos Ferreira in San Antonio

By Evan Stoumbelis Ultimate Fighter season 16 winner and active duty service member Colton Smith will be welcoming Carlos Diego Ferreira to the octagon in San Antonio, Texas on June 28th. Colton Smith has had difficulty finding success after winning the Ultimate Fighter, first dropping a TKO loss to Robbie Whitaker, and then losing via...

Mar 21, 2014 9:02 am

Dober vs. Hein slated for UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi

  By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC announced today that Drew Dober would be the man to welcome Nick Hein to the Octagon on May 31st in Berlin Germany on the UFC Fight Night 41 card. The card will be headlined by Mark Munoz and Gegard Mousasi. TUF 15 competitor Drew Dober is 14-5 in his...

Mar 21, 2014 7:54 am

Barnatt On McGregor: ‘You don’t have to represent the sport badly’

I’m starting to wonder if there’s anyone left in the UFC who doesn’t have some level of drama going on with Connor McGregor. Luke Barnatt, a member of The Ultimate Fighter 17 roster, recently sat down with Jonathan Shrager of MMA.TV and spoke about his issues with McGregor, as well as his fantastic start to his...

Mar 20, 2014 10:12 am

Ratings Report: UFC 170 Pulls Low PPV Buys, Brings Rousey’s Draw Into Question

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Mar 19, 2014 5:14 pm

BJ Penn vs. Frankie Edgar III Set For TUF 19 Finale Headliner In July

The UFC’s ‘Fight Week’ set for 4th of July weekend, just got its first official bout announced. Former UFC champ’s BJ Penn and Frankie Edgar, coaches on The Ultimate Fighter Season 19, will square off for a third time in the headlining slot of the TUF 19 Finale event. ‘The Ultimate Fighter Season 19 Finale’...

Mar 19, 2014 6:12 am

Tryouts for the first all-women TUF series to be held April 28

  In the aftermath of the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization’s 20th anniversary, the UFC is kicking off its next two decades with a fresh twist on its storied reality television series, The Ultimate Fighter. For the first time ever, the series’ 20th season will feature an all women cast in the UFC’s newest weight division and a new title...

Mar 18, 2014 6:23 pm

Showtime Pettis: I’m going to knock out Melendez and then shut up Diaz

During a Q&A session this past Friday prior to the weigh-ins for UFC 171 in Dallas, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was asked how he plans to defeat his next opponent Gilbert Melendez: “I’m not going to take him down,” stated Pettis. “I’m probably going to knock him out.” Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez will...

Mar 15, 2014 10:29 am

Bisping Fires Back – ‘Kennedy’s A Communist’

Michael Bisping is never short of words when it comes to an opponent that he’s less than friendly with, and right now he is not disappointing anyone with his bout against Tim Kennedy moving ever closer. Kennedy sounded off earlier this week to Yahoo! Sports, essentially saying that The Count was nothing more than a...

Mar 13, 2014 6:46 pm

UFC to Go Back-to-Back in July

July will be a landmark month for the UFC. UFC President Dana White announced Thursday that the company will host – for the first time ever – back-to-back events on consecutive nights in the same venue. The UFC will follow UFC 175, set for Saturday, July 5 at Mandalay Bay Events Center, with The Ultimate Fighter...