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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...

Jun 8, 2015 6:21 pm

Cathal Pendred Slams Joe Rogan on Biased Commentary

Cathal Pendred has, for some reason, become one of the most criticized fighters in the mixed martial arts community. The finger-pointing began after his bout with Sean Spencer at UFC Fight Night 59 in January when the fight’s pace slowed down severely in the final round. Unbeknownst to Pendred, UFC commentator Joe Rogan was talking...

Jun 8, 2015 6:04 pm

Bantamweights McMann and Nunes Signed for UFC Fight Night 74

Amanda Nunes has the opportunity to jump up the women’s bantamweight rankings when she meets Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night 74 in Nashville, Tennessee. The bout is set to take place in August in Bridgestone Arena. UFC officials confirmed the bout with Fox Sports. Nunes wants to prove she deserved her place in the...

Jun 8, 2015 7:49 am

Tim Kennedy Eyeing Dan Henderson Bout for UFC’s “Fight for the Troops”

Dan Henderson is coming off a big and exciting victory over Tim Boetsch this weekend. Even though it was a main-event bout, Henderson is still unranked in the division and the question remains what the next step is for the former PRIDE champion. Tim Kennedy took time out of his day to congratulate “Hendo” on...

Jun 6, 2015 10:49 am

Urijah Faber Will Not ‘Whine’ About The Reebok Deal

Plenty of UFC fighters have come forward expressing their thoughts on the UFC/Reebok deal. Like most controversial talking points, there are those who responded positively and those who have not. A lot of fighters are revealing that they will lose a lot of money with the new deal and some fighters are saying they will...

Jun 3, 2015 5:00 am

Eddie Gordon vs. Antonio Carlos Junior set for UFC Fight Night 70

A middleweight bout between former “TUF” winners Eddie Gordon and Antonio Carlos Junior has been added to June’s UFC Fight Night 70 event in Florida. UFC officials recently announced the news. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 19”, Eddie Gordon (7-3 MMA), will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he faces...

Jun 1, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! Francisco Trinaldo vs. Norman Parke (Highlights)

Norman Parke and Francisco Trinaldo went the distance in this controversial bout. After the judges’ decision was read, Parke stated his desire to never fight fight in Brazil again due to the poor judging! Check out the highlights of this fight and share your thoughts in the comment section below of who you thought actually...

May 28, 2015 2:17 am

BJ Penn Final Inductee For UFC 2015 Hall of Fame Class

The final 2015 inductee for the reinvigorated UFC Hall of Fame will be legendary two-time, two-division UFC world champion BJ Penn. Known as “The Prodigy” throughout his amazing 13-year, 16-10-2 professional mixed martial arts career, Penn takes his place in the Modern Era category of the UFC Hall of Fame. The Modern Era category recognizes...

May 25, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Master Seagal Handles 2 Opponents at Sambo Tournament

Steven Seagal could go down as one of the most controversial figures in our sport. He has walked with Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida to the octagon during the peak of their careers and has claimed to teach them many moves. He appears at UFC shows from time to time and has an aura to...

May 20, 2015 12:03 pm

‘It’s Obvious Anderson Silva Will Never Beat Me’

Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva’s careers will forever be linked together. Regardless of whatever happens in the future, Weidman will always be known for being the man that dethroned the king. Anderson Silva suffered his first loss in years at the hands of Chris Weidman at UFC 162. Some fans considered the victory a fluke...

May 19, 2015 3:03 pm

Silva Against A Jones Return — ‘He Needs to Change, Not Fight’

Anderson Silva and Jon Jones could go down in history as two of the most controversial figures in UFC history. While Anderson Silva was dominating whichever opponents Dana White put in front of him in the octagon, Jon Jones was creating a path of destruction of his own. Then, their careers took a turn for...

May 16, 2015 11:59 am

UFC Fight Night 66 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home Extra $50K

“UFC Fight Night 66” is in the books and we have the bonus report! Four fighters got to take home an extra $50,000 after tonight’s performances and we even saw a fight of the year candidate— check out who the winners are below! Performance of the Night: Jon Tuck Tuck capped of an already exciting...

May 16, 2015 4:53 am

UFC Fight Night 66 Results: Bloodied Delos Reyes Submits Sangcha-an in Round 2

After an uneventful and controversial opening fight, the fans who attended “UFC Fight Night 66” were treated to an entertaining fight between Jon Delos Reyes and Roldan Sangcha-an. Sangcha-an tried his hardest to survive the rear naked choke he eventually ended up in in the second round, but Reyes’ grip was too tight and he...

May 14, 2015 2:01 am

REPLAY! Ronda Rousey Uncensored on “Howard Stern Show” (Full)

Ronda Rousey has been making the rounds to promote her new book, “My Fight/Your Fight” and one of her most recent stops was at the Sirius/XM Studios for “The Howard Stern Show“. Rousey left her filter at home as she tackled several controversial topics including how she felt about her backside. Check out the full...

May 7, 2015 10:51 am

Masvidal To Welterweight, Faces Vitor Belfort Protege In July

Jorge Masvidal got his wish as his next fight looks to be taking place in the welterweight division. “Gamebred” is set to square off against Cezar Ferreira at the “Ultimate Fighter Season 21 Finale” in Florida, says MMAFighting. Masvidal is looking to make a less controversial return to the octagon after his last performance against...

May 2, 2015 10:54 pm

Boxing Meets MMA — Watch Floyd Guillotine and Punch in the Clinch!

The most anticipated fight of the decade may not have lived up to expectations, but it had SOME “edge of the seat” moments. Usually, fans would let out a collective groan and show their disproval by booing whenever Mayweather shot in for a clinch. However, one of the clinches was more controversial than the rest!...

May 2, 2015 2:00 am

Moving On Up — Masvidal Wants to Make Welterweight Switch

The lightweight division undertook a serious makeover this week. A title contender’s matchup was altered when Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his fight with Donald Cerrone. Diego Sanchez announced he was moving down to featherweight and now Jorge Masvidal is looking to switch to welterweight. Masvidal told UFC Tonight that he wants to put...

Apr 29, 2015 2:23 pm

Do You Think Demetrious Johnson Is Boring? This Fighter Does

Stud Show Radio returned with episode 58 on Tuesday night and boy did they have a lot of interesting MMA topics to talk about. From Jon Jones’ current troubles to Ben Askren’s controversial fight. While talking about Askren, the discussion of boring fighters who lay on top of their opponents came up and co-host Justin...

Apr 27, 2015 10:10 am

Claudia Gadelha Wants Rematch With Champ, Will Settle For Esparza

UFC strawweight and Nova Uniao fighter Claudia Gadelha talked to the Brazilian media recently and said that she wants to avenge her only loss. Joanna Jedrzejczyk, the strawweight champion, is the only women to beat Gadelha and she wants to get back in there and show everyone that she can beat the champ. Check out...

Apr 23, 2015 5:23 pm

Rampage: “I’ll Always Look Up to Anderson Silva”

“I look up to Anderson Silva no matter what,” Jackson told members of the media ahead of UFC 186. “The guy is coming off one of the worst injuries known to man, stuff like that, and he’s older. When I heard that (he tested positive) I wished it wasn’t true.” Anderson Silva has been through...

Apr 23, 2015 10:00 am

GSP and MacDonald to Host Q&A at UFC 186 Weigh-Ins

Georges St. Pierre is back… kinda! St. Pierre and Rory Macdonald will be hosting the upcoming UFC 186 Fight Club Q&A this Friday at 2:30 PM ET. St. Pierre caused a bit of controversy when he decided to retire from the octagon despite being the sport’s biggest star and most dominant champion. The decision came...

Apr 16, 2015 3:00 pm

BEHIND-THE-SCENES — Schilling Disputes Judges Decision

Joe Schilling may be the cusp of greatness in GLORY, but he seems to be facing controversy during his time with Bellator. At Bellator 136, Schilling lost a controversial split decision to Rafael Carvalho. Even though Schilling dealt a great deal of damage which included a couple knockdowns, the judges scored the fight in favor...

Apr 14, 2015 5:02 pm

Bellator 136 Payout: Will Brooks Top Earner with $72,000

Will Brooks successfully defended his Bellator Lightweight Championship against Dave Jansen and was handsomely rewarded for it. Brooks topped the payout report which was released by the California State Athletic Commission. GLORY and Bellator super-athlete Joe Schilling was paid $27,000 despite losing his bout in a controversial decision. Check out the full payout below! Will...

Apr 9, 2015 3:24 am

OPINION! ‘Al Iaquinta Won 100 Percent’

  At UFC Fight Night 63 Al Iaquinta won via controversial decision against Jorge Masvidal. The fight as been the topic of a lot of conversations, some say Masvidal should have got the nod because of a dominate first round and two close rounds after, while others say Masvidal just coasted through the final two...

Apr 5, 2015 10:28 am

Iaquinta: I Looked Up and Two Kids Were Flipping Me Off!

Al Iaquinta won at UFC Fight Night 63 but got a little wrapped up in the crowd booing him after a controversial decision. During the post-fight interview in the octagon, Iaquinta when off on the crowd, cursing at them and storming out of the cage. At the post-fight press conference the UFC lightweight explained what...

Mar 26, 2015 12:54 pm

Silva Doesn’t Agree With CABMMA’s Decision To Take His Win

“Nobody told me anything,” Silva said. “I’m actually surprised. It surprises me, but at the same time it doesn’t. We know this was not the first mistake a referee has made in the UFC, and it can happen in any sport. If they decided to overturn the result, I won’t protest. I don’t agree because...

Mar 26, 2015 12:46 pm

Brazil AC Overturns Dober vs Silva Bout To No-Contest

The Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA) has decided to overturn last week’s controversial fight stoppage, between Dober and Silva, to a no-contest. This comes on the heels of them stating they were unable to do so, earlier in the week. Today though, CABMMA has released a statement to the media, regarding this instance, and announcing the...

Mar 25, 2015 11:01 am

Joe Rogan — ‘I will not support Metamoris’

It has recently come out that the Metamoris grappling promotion is inking their athletes to exclusive deals. In short, what they are trying to do is become the UFC of Submission Grappling, and limit their athletes to only compete within their network. One of the promotion’s biggest stars has spoken out against their new contract...

Mar 23, 2015 11:05 am

Brazilian Commission Won’t Be Overturning Dober Stoppage

“We can’t change the result. There are three cases where the result can be changed: when the scorecards indicate a different result; when there’s collusion between judges, when they decide who’s going to win, something that happens outside (of Brazil) with betting; and when the failure in the interpretation of the referee that generates a...