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Apr 17, 2016 11:44 am

UFC issues statement on Diego Brandao’s strip club assault charges

News surfaced late Saturday evening that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao had been arrested and charged with aggravated battery and 3 counts of aggravated assault according to ABQJournal. Brandao was involved in a verbal dispute with a DJ at a strip club called ‘Knockouts’. Brandao left the club, and was later denied re-entry due to the...

Apr 17, 2016 11:38 am

Photo | Diego Brandao mug shot

News surfaced late Saturday evening that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao had been arrested and charged with aggravated battery and 3 counts of aggravated assault according to ABQJournal. Brandao was involved in a verbal dispute with a DJ at a strip club called ‘Knockouts’. Brandao left the club, and was later denied re-entry due to the...

Apr 13, 2016 11:39 am

Dada 5000: ‘I was pronounced dead’ after fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149

There was major concern for Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris after his bout with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149, which took place back on February 19th. “Dada 5000” was rushed to the hospital immediately after the bout was over, suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure. “When I actually fell inside that ring, Kimbo...


Apr 1, 2016 10:43 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach details one condition for a Georges St-Pierre return fight

Famed boxing coach Freddie Roach has trained with some of MMA’s elite including both Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. The owner and head trainer of the Wild Card Boxing Club has been busy preparing his star fighter Manny Pacquiao for his supposed last fight before retiring against Timothy Bradley but touched upon St-Pierre’s highly rumored...

Mar 31, 2016 3:59 pm

Dana White: Playing the good guy drove Jon Jones crazy

While Jon Jones has received quite a bit of criticism lately since being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship a year ago, the pound for pound kingpin received nothing but cheers at the UFC’s “Unstoppable” press conference in March. Ahead of UFC 197, UFC President Dana White spoke to TMZ, where he explained that...

Mar 31, 2016 11:59 am

UFC releases statement on Jon Jones’ status of UFC 197 fight with Daniel Cormier

Fans were concerned about the UFC 197 main event bout featuring former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and current champion Daniel Cormier after Jones was arrested on Tuesday. A judge ruled that a ticket Jones received for allegedly drag racing violated the terms of his probation. Jones turned himself into police on Tuesday and...

Mar 30, 2016 1:14 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier intense face-to-face interview

Despite Jon Jones turning himself in to the Albuquerque Police Department earlier this week, his team remained confident that his UFC 197 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier will go off without a hitch. While Jones is scheduled to appear in court Thursday morning, the UFC released this sneak peek at ‘UFC Counterpunch’ hosted...

Mar 30, 2016 11:11 am

Jon Jones jailed in a segregated cell ‘for his own protection’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was arrested on Tuesday after turning himself into police in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jones was recently issued five traffic citations by an Albuquerque police officer, which included one for drag racing. A judge ruled the drag racing ticket was a violation of his probation terms. Jones spent Tuesday...

Mar 30, 2016 9:35 am

VIDEO | Uncut footage of Jon Jones police stop

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones revealed to his fans earlier this week that he had been given 5 traffic tickets. Jones then was forced to turn himself in to the Albuquerque Police Department until his court appearance on Thursday morning at 8am. Following the incident, reports emerged that the officer who pulled Jones...

Mar 30, 2016 9:35 am

Michael Bisping gives his take on the latest Jon Jones ‘incident’

Michael Bisping (28-7 MMA) scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career just over a month ago in London, where he earned a unanimous decision victory over former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. “The Count” recently joined ‘The Three Amigos Podcast‘ where he gave his take on Jon Jones’ most recent run-in with...

Mar 30, 2016 8:27 am

Update: Jon Jones is still in jail, hearing set for tomorrow morning

We reported yesterday morning that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had turned himself in to the Albuquerque PD, this after he received five traffic citations that had violated his parole sentence. According to new reports from both Ariel Helwani and Marc Raimondi, “Bones” is still in jail and has a hearing in front of a...

Mar 29, 2016 12:21 pm

Report: Officer who pulled over Jones has been accused in the past for racial profiling

Earlier today we reported that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had turned himself in to Albuquerque PD and is now being held at the county jail. Jones had recently received 5 traffic citations, among them were tickets for drag racing, and an illegal modification to his car’s exhaust. According to FrontRowBrian, the...

Mar 14, 2016 12:08 pm

Trainer of Conor McGregor in big trouble after killing man with fatal punch

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor may have to find another taekwondo instructor after an incident has left a man dead in south Dublin, Ireland. Taekwondo black belt Jonathan Dargan was arrested and questioned last week by gardai after a man died due to a head injury. Dargan was arguing with his girlfriend in the early...

Mar 3, 2016 11:39 am

Dada 5000 released from hospital nearly 2 weeks after fight with Kimbo Slice

The much talked about fight between Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 took place nearly two weeks ago on Feb. 19 at Bellator 149 and Dada 5000 has just been released from the hospital being admitted immediately after the fight. The lackluster fight ended with both opponents heavily gassed out with Kimbo ending the fight by...

Feb 21, 2016 8:11 am

Video Interview: Royce Gracie – Discusses the use of Martial arts – Real Scenarios

In the video above, Royce Gracie speaks with Luke Thomas with mmafighting.com about his views on the usage of martial arts, point systems and real situations that may arise to utilize your craft. Gracie fought Ken Shamrock at Bellator 149, defeating him via TKO in the 1st. Some controversy was displayed by Shamrock indicating that...

Feb 20, 2016 10:43 am

VIDEO | Clips from a crazy day in the life of Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller

It was announced recently that MMA veteran and former UFC fighter Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller would be coming out of retirement to fight former UFC fighter Luke Barnatt in Italy at Venator FC 3. A very confused Miller announced the bout in a video in which he said his opponent would be Josh Barnett, who of...

Feb 12, 2016 11:19 pm

Tito Ortiz cited for battery in Las Vegas

News surfaced late Friday evening that former UFC champion Tito Ortiz had been cited for misdemeanor battery outside of a Las Vegas nightclub. The situation in question was with a woman over a cell phone which lead to Ortiz allegedly getting physical in an attempt to take the phone. When police arrived at The Cromwell...

Feb 11, 2016 9:43 am

Luke Barnatt throws an 8 mile dis at Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller

It was recently announced that MMA veteran Jason “Mayhem” Miller will be returning to fight in the cage once again. It has been nearly four years since “Mayhem” last fought an MMA bout. His unanimous decision loss to C.B. Dollaway at UFC 146 in May of 2012 was his last appearance fighting but has been...

Feb 9, 2016 1:37 pm

Mayhem Miller is BACK!

MMA veteran Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller is officially back! After a 4 year hiatus from MMA following his unanimous decision loss to C.B. Dollaway at UFC 146 in May of 2012, Miller has gone through quite a bit. The former ‘Bully Beatdown’ host was arrested twice in 2013 for domestic violence, and then again later in...

Feb 9, 2016 1:39 am

WATCH! Jon Jones addresses everyone talking about his speeding ticket!

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones feels like the smallest things in his personal life are going to be blown up by the media. If any of those small things move the needle with any of his fans or critics, he is absolutely right. Jones was recently buzzing in the media after court documents...

Jan 23, 2016 12:56 pm

WATCH! Chris Weidman enjoying the New York blizzard

Over the course of the next several days the East Coast will be pummeled with nearly 3 feet of snow, while certain areas of New York could be hit with up to 3 feet of snow. While the mayor of New York has declared a state of emergency, and stated that anyone out after 2:30pm...

Jan 22, 2016 1:33 am

Ronda Rousey’s coach Edmond Tarverdyan in trouble with the CSAC, gets corner license revoked

Edmond Tarverdyan, widely known as the coach of the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, is in trouble with the California State Athletic Commission. MMA Fighting reported on Tarverdyan’s situation and what lead to his issue with the CSAC. Apparently Tarverdyan had his corner license revoked in California for allegedly lying on his application regarding...