341 Search Results for rivalry

Jan 18, 2015 9:19 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: McGregor Dominates Siver, Wins in Round 2

“The Notorious” Conor McGregor did not defeat his opponent in two minutes like he had predicted, but the lengthier fight favored him as it showcased just how dominant he could be in the octagon. Dennis Siver is a top ten fighter but it looked like he had no business being in there with McGregor. By...

Jan 1, 2015 5:01 am

30 Minutes With UFC Champion Jon Jones

Jon Jones talks about his mindset heading into UFC 182, the state of his rivalry with Daniel Cormier, his relationship with UFC brass, his public persona, and more.

Dec 26, 2014 11:33 am

UFC Bad Blood: Jones vs. Cormier Preview

The matchup between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former Olympian Daniel Cormier clash is more than just a clash between two elite competitors. The rivalry between these two top-tier opponents has devolved into a vicious dislike on a deeply personal level. Find out what turned these two elite athletes into bitter enemies, and...

Dec 23, 2014 2:47 pm

Jon Jones Hoping For Peaceful Resolution Following Cormier Bout

“I think a lot of times when you get a fight that’s personal it motivates the athletes. No one wants to lose to someone you don’t like.” “I’m sure when I beat him he won’t like me too much,” Jones said of Cormier. “I could see me and Daniel having a respectful relationship after the...


Nov 24, 2014 2:49 pm

Faber talks Dillashaw-Aldo superfight: ‘TJ has a great style for Aldo’

Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber has been a mentor to TJ Dillashaw, the current bantamweight champion. It’s no secret that Team Alpha Male and Nova Uniao have a rivalry. Prior to TJ Dillashaw’s upset over Renan Barao, Team Alpha Male was winless against Nova Uniao. Jose Aldo, who has defeated both Urijah Faber and...

Nov 24, 2014 10:42 am

King Mo on Tito Ortiz: “I would destroy Tito”

The new hot rivalry in Bellator MMA is between Tito Ortiz and Mohammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal. Following Bellator 131, where King Mo defeated Joe Vedepo, and Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar, King Mo called out Tito Ortiz, with King Mo saying he would “Django” Tito. (See that HERE). Since then the rivalry hasn’t died down,...

Nov 24, 2014 9:26 am

King Mo: “MMA is not a true sport like football and basketball”

Top ranked Bellator MMA light heavyweight Mohammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal is one to never shy away from speaking what he believes. So when he was asked by Submission Radio as to what his thoughts are regarding a rivalry between the UFC and Bellator, King Mo said what he believes. “As far as rivalries go, at...

Nov 16, 2014 5:05 pm

Tito Ortiz fined for flipping off Stephan Bonnar post-fight

Last night at Bellator 131 Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar via decision. Many thought this would have put an end to the bitter rivalry between the two, however Ortiz had further plans. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” threw water on Bonnar after the bout, and flipped “The American Psycho” off (See that HERE). Now, according...

Nov 4, 2014 3:44 pm

King Mo: “They should make a book called ‘Where’s Rampage?’”

“I ain’t seen him around. I think he’s retired. I think he’s done. I really don’t care about it. I want to fight him, but I don’t think he wants to fight me. They should make a book called ‘Where’s Rampage?’” In a recent interview with MMAJunkie.com, King “Mo” Lawal discussed his rivalry with former...

Oct 28, 2014 4:53 pm

Bisping To Rockhold: “I’ll see you in Australia, you as*hole”

“Allow me to shed some light on the situation, because Luke, I’m not sure he’s aware that it’s a f**king conference call so he’s supposed to talk and try to be a little bit eloquent and get your side of the story over. Luke, I don’t know you, I don’t care for you. We haven’t...

Oct 16, 2014 12:40 pm

‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Hits Theaters Nationwide

UFC returns to movie theaters nationwide on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT, as Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM, the UFC’s first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen. Fans will have a front-row Octagon view of all the action when heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez...

Oct 8, 2014 4:29 pm

Cruz: ‘T.J. thinks it’s his, and it’s not, the belt’s mine’

“[The rivalry with Team Alpha Male] just goes back a long time, man. The truth is, I cut one head off and another one keeps popping up. So I’ve already realized in my head, I’m fighting these guys. If it’s all of them, OK, let’s do it. I have a good track record against their...

Sep 28, 2014 3:43 pm

QUICK TWITT: Team Alpha Male Reacts To Cruz Dissing Them

Yesterday in the main event of the preliminary card for UFC 178, Dominick Cruz made his triumphant return to the UFC by TKOing Takeya Mizugaki in just 61 seconds. During his post-fight Octagon speech, he said he was looking forward to beating up more “Alpha Fails.” His insult was aimed at Urijah Faber and his...

Sep 27, 2014 9:13 am

Sonnen Forgives Wanderlei

Chael Sonnen has officially retired from MMA, and after a match against Andre Galvao in Metamoris, Sonnen is preparing to step into the booth to call the Battlegrounds fights on October 3rd. Prior to a pair of failed drug tests that led to his retirement, Sonnen was scheduled to fight Wanderlei Silva, who also failed...

Sep 24, 2014 2:05 pm

Gracie vs. Sakuraba To Headline Metamoris 5

Metamoris 5 is set for October 10 and the event’s headliner has just been announced. Ralek Gracie sent out the following, via press-release: I am very excited to present Metamoris 5: Sakuraba vs. Gracie. This event honors the rivalry between Brazil and Japan; beginning in Vale Tudo and now on the biggest stage for submission...

Sep 24, 2014 11:30 am

Like it or not, Wanderlei Silva should still go down as a legend

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA) recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission). Yesterday, the NSAC announced that “The Axe Murderer” had been indefinitely suspended, meaning he will never be able to fight in the...

Sep 24, 2014 5:00 am

Bisping to Rockhold: ‘D*ck Face, Go Cup Some Balls, you’re my b*tch’

Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping is back to form following news that he would face top middleweight prospect Luke Rockhold. The two, in typical fashion, took their rivalry to twitter recently, and things got heated. @LukeRockhold @dc_mma whoo hard man arent you!Relax dick face.7 weeks until I make you my bitch, now go cup someones balls...

Aug 31, 2014 6:17 am

White: Rousey Wants to Beat Up Correia

Bethe Correia blasted through the competition last night at “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto” and proceeded to call out the UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey. During the post fight press conference, Dana White explained that Rousey texted him after the bout and said she wanted the fight! “You know Ronda. As soon as [Bethe] started...

Aug 14, 2014 8:22 am

Gamburyan: ‘Caraway doesn’t want to fight, he’s scared of me’

“Let me make this the right way, Bryan Caraway is not my dream fight. I promise you. He’s just another guy out there in my weight class, but I feel like people want me to fight him, fans want me to fight him. As a fighter I respect him, I think he’s got a lot...

Aug 8, 2014 12:56 pm

LEAKED! Jones-Cormier Trade Death Threats And More While Off-Air!

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier clash off-air by usatodaysports UPDATE: The UFC offices have removed the video, so here’s the full transcript of what you missed, at least we have that. CLICK HERE FOR IT Leaked footage from a stint on ESPN shows the real rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier while the camera’s...

Aug 3, 2014 4:20 pm

Jon Jones “Can’t Wait” To Show D.C. What’s Up With The Champ

The rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier continues to brew ahead of their UFC 178 showdown next month. The undefeated Cormier has seen little a test during his tenure as a prize-fighter, and as of late, at light-heavyweight, he’s ascended through the ranks entirely unopposed. The champ, Jon Jones wants to remind his confident...

Jul 25, 2014 5:30 am

Michael Bisping & Luke Rockhold Engage In Twitter Beef

This rivalry will not end until these two fight. In the latest from Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold, apparent bitter rivals, the UFC middleweights took to twitter to have a war of words. Check it: @Bisping wake up and get to work. You need to win a fight so the @ufc will let me beat...

Jul 16, 2014 12:52 pm

McGregor: ‘Chad Mendes Is An Idiot For Saying Aldo Is Running From Him’

“I don’t believe that Aldo is running away, he defeated this guy before. Chad is an idiot to think that. But, to be honest, I don’t care about what happen between them. Their time is coming to an end and my time is beginning.” “Nothing of what they do impresses me. They don’t move like...

Jul 13, 2014 10:02 am

Mendes Fires Back At Aldo: ‘Supplement Deez Nuts’

When Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo square off for the second time, the Nova Uniao vs. Team Alpha Male rivalry will likely hit its boiling point. The two teams can’t seem to get along, and even worse, Mendes and Aldo just don’t like each other. Yesterday we featured a lengthy statement from the UFC’s featherweight...