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Nov 16, 2014 4:53 pm

Hunt: “My gas was starting to get to me”

Last night at UFC 180, Mark Hunt was KO’d by Fabricio Werdum. The KO came as a shock to many, especially after Hunt posted an outstanding 1st round where he stuffed Werdum’s takedowns with ease, and had Werdum noticeably hesitant to throw strikes. Hunt admitted to Ariel Helwani on the FOX Sports 1 post-fight show...

Nov 16, 2014 9:08 am

White Clarifies Comments About Stripping Velasquez Of Championship

UFC President Dana White caught heat from critics earlier this week when news surfaced that White was allegedly contemplating stripping UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez of his belt if the champ is unable to fight before March (Read about that HERE). White clarified his comments last night at FOX Sports post-fight show last night after...

Nov 15, 2014 1:36 pm

Roomate: Jon Jones Has Bad Temper, Throws People Through Windows

“We got into a lot of trouble,” Covington said. “When you’re in a small town in Iowa, a lot of kids are farm kids and they always wanted to start some stuff with the wrestlers and I was a national champ in college and Jon was a national champ, so they’d always try to pick...

Nov 13, 2014 1:19 pm

Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson set for February UFC event in Colorado

A welterweight showdown between Brandon Thatch and Stephen Thompson will take place on February 14 at a yet to be named UFC Fight Night event in Broomfield, Colorado. UFC officials announced the booking earlier this afternoon. Brandon Thatch (11-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will be looking to extend his current win streak to eleven when he...


Nov 13, 2014 10:15 am

“THE RED KING”

‘Ares’ is no more. Canadian Mixed Martial Arts master, Rory MacDonald has changed his nickname ahead of his promised title shot. The welterweight fighter formerly known as “Ares”, will now be referred to as, ‘The Red King’. Last night, UFC Tonight announced the change on FOX Sports 1. According to the UFC’s report, Rory, actually...

Nov 12, 2014 9:24 am

Anthony Johnson vs. Alexander Gustafsson Set

  History will be made when Swedish superstar and No. 1 ranked light heavyweight contender Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson meets No. 3 ranked knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson on Saturday, Jan. 24 in Stockholm, Sweden to determine the next UFC® light heavyweight title challenger.  The bout will take place in front of more than 30,000...

Nov 11, 2014 5:36 pm

Hunt: ‘I’m Happy Cain Got Injured’

“I would say I’m quite happy because Cain was injured. Sorry Cain. It was good news on my account. I’m here to win that No. 1 spot, I’m gonna knock Fabricio out. His object is to probably put me down and tire me out. I know that. But all I need is one punch, one...

Nov 11, 2014 2:58 pm

ESPN Goes Gangster

HE’S BACK! In a welcomed bit of good news, The UFC’s former O.G. (Oregon Gangster), Chael P. Sonnen has inked a new broadcasting deal with, FOX Sports competitor, ESPN. In a recent statement to the Washington Post, the network’s Senior coordinating producer Glenn Jacobs said, “Sonnen will provide studio commentary and on-site analysis for ESPN....

Nov 10, 2014 5:03 am

Weidman Slams Silva, Says Rubber Match Is ‘Easy Payday’

With the upcoming return of Anderson Silva to the UFC in January when he faces Nick Diaz, many fans are wondering if Silva will face Weidman a third time if he beats Nick Diaz. Weidman spoke to Fox Sports to discuss potential interest in a rubber match with the former middleweight kingpin. “Anderson Silva a...

Nov 9, 2014 2:54 pm

New TV Deal Opens Possibility Of More UFC Australia Events

With a new TV deal in the works, the UFC could possibly be taking more trips to Australia to hold events, and fight fans may even see a season of The Ultimate Fighter between Australia and New Zealand. According to Tom Wright, the UFC Managing Director for Operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, who...

Nov 9, 2014 1:49 am

McCall and Lineker Will Get Paid “Show Money”

UFC’s Marshall Zelaznik confrimed during the post fight press conference that both John Liniker and Ian McCall will get paid their show money even though their fight was canceled. Weeks of trash-talking on social media was supposed to lead to a co-main-event fight on Fox Sports 1 at “UFC Fight Night 56”, however the status...

Nov 8, 2014 8:06 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Judges Give Lima Decision Win Over Ansaroff

Juliana Lima controlled Nina Ansaroff the entire fight and deserved her unanimous decision victory. This was the first fight of the main card and it aired live on Fox Sports 1. Lima was dominant in this performance and smothered Ansaroff for two rounds. However, was Ansaroff who initially almost submitted Lima with an armbar, but...

Nov 8, 2014 1:13 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. St. Preux’ Official Results Thread

Tonight, from the Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Nevis in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, ‘UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. St. Preux’ goes down live on FOX Sports 1. If you can’t make tonight’s event, or just want to get caught up on results, here they are: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10:30 p.m. ET) Ovince St....

Nov 7, 2014 9:09 am

Joe Riggs: ‘Something is wrong with Nick Diaz’

“I never expected someone to hit me in the hospital, especially two prize fighters in the hospital like that. Even when we were jawing back and forth, it didn’t cross my mind. Then he crossed the line and we started going at it.” “Something is wrong with him. He’s like a Neanderthal. Something is off...

Nov 6, 2014 5:12 am

Cormier, Florian Breakdown ‘Shogun’ vs. St. Preux

Last night on FOX Sports 1, expert UFC analysts, Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier broke down this weekend’s main event between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Ovince St. Preux.   UFC TONIGHT Host Daniel Cormier on how Shogun Rua will look vs. Ovince Saint Preux: “I believe we’ll see a good Shogun Rua. He’s going to...

Nov 5, 2014 6:38 pm

Cat Back Injury Responsible For Rousey vs. Zingano Postponement

According to report on tonight’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’, on FOX Sports 1, Cat Zingano’s title shot against Ronda Rousey was postponed from January 3, to Feb. 28, due to a back injury suffered  by the challenger. The UFC Tonight crew stated that Zingano needed more time to properly recover from the injury, so that...

Nov 5, 2014 2:58 pm

Ian McCall: “This job is killing us”

“It could be worse. I could have an office job and want to kill myself. It could be a lot worse. This job is killing us. Realistically, this job is ruining the one vehicle we have — our bodies and our brains. It’s killing me. It’s killing all of us, but I signed up for...

Nov 4, 2014 4:10 pm

McMann: ‘I’m Ronda’s hardest opponent’

“I thought that anyways. I will always be the hardest one, because I’m the hardest one for her to control. Compared to everyone else, I have the strongest wrestling background.” In a recent interview with FOX Sports, former UFC title challenger, Sara McMann discussed her matchup style with the champ, Ronda Rousey. The two females...

Nov 3, 2014 9:03 am

Werdum Blames Brazilian Economy For Lack Of Brazilian UFC Champions

When Jose Aldo defended his featherweight title against Chad Mendes last month at UFC 179, he also defended his place as the sole UFC champion from Brazil. Leading up to the bout many fighters and fans took note of Brazil’s decline from once holding 4 of 9 championships, down to just 1. Former middleweight champion...

Oct 30, 2014 4:16 pm

MOVING ON! Jones Camp In Talks With Reebok

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon “Bones” Jones is tired of his Nike shoe and apparel line. Well… I think he was dropped, following his public brawl with Daniel Cormier, but what’s important here, is that he’s moving on. According to reports, “Bones” is in heavy negotiations with Nike’s number 1 competitor, Reebok. UFC Tonight broke the...

Oct 30, 2014 3:53 pm

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Visit The Ultimate Fighter Gym

  As anticipated, this historic season of The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned, the first-ever version of the UFC’s signature reality series to feature an all-female cast, has been full of exciting, competitive battles inside the Octagon, and long-running feuds outside it. In Episode 7, “Risk it All” airingWednesday, Nov. 5 (10:00 PM...

Oct 30, 2014 11:16 am

Brandon Vera’s One FC Debut Now Official For Dec. 5

Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC), will return to Manila with its largest fight card to date on 5 December. ONE FC: WARRIOR’S WAY is set to take place at the state-of-the-art MOA Arena in Manila. The main event will feature ONE FC Bantamweight World...

Oct 30, 2014 5:00 am

Travis Browne “Learning How To Fight” Under Rousey Coach

“I learned as a fighter I know how to go out there and mess somebody. I know how to go out there and ‘F’ stuff up, but I don’t know how to fight. That’s one of the things that I’m learning right now. As a fighter, you kind of don’t want to admit that but...

Oct 29, 2014 6:19 pm

Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez Set For Fight Night Boston Co-Main Event

A battle of former champs has been added to UFC Fight Night 59, in Boston, between former UFC title-holder Benson Henderson, and former Bellator champ, Eddie Alvarez. UFC officials announced the bout this afternoon. The two will serve as the co-main event to the Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver headliner. UFC Fight Night 59 takes...

Oct 28, 2014 12:05 pm

Cruz Ready To Move Up! Wants McGregor, Aldo, Mendes

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is ready for activity. En route to the return of his championship reign, the top P4P prospect said he isn’t opposed to facing some featherweight standouts. Check it: Dominick Cruz says on the @FOXSports1 pre-fight show that he would move to 145 to fight Aldo, Mendes or McGregor. “Money...

Oct 24, 2014 12:42 pm

Matt Brown Asking To Welcome Back GSP

Earlier this week it was revealed that former welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre had been cleared to return to training, and stepped back into Tristar gym to have his first training session. Despite GSP returning to training, UFC President Dana White stated that St. Pierre would let the UFC know when, and if he’s ready...

Oct 24, 2014 9:48 am

Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver headlines UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston

A key featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) taking on Dennis Siver (22-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) will headline the UFC’s return to Boston this January. UFC officials confirmed the five-round main event booking this morning. The brash Irishman, Conor McGregor, is coming off a first-round knockout victory which he earned over Dustin...