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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...


Oct 23, 2014 4:48 pm

GSP Gets “Humiliated” In First Training Session Back

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was cleared, and returned to training this week in his hometown of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The result though? UFC Tonight broke it down last night on FOX Sports 1: “His coach tweeted out picture of him training (pictured). He’s been cleared to train. He told me his first day...

Oct 22, 2014 10:47 am

Man vs. Woman in the UFC? Rousey Says No Way

“I don’t think it’s realistically a good idea at all. Because MMA is already fighting to be accepted, especially with all the Ray Rice and all these things going on. “It’s never going to be a good thing to have a man hitting a woman on television or ever in any circumstance unless it’s the...

Oct 21, 2014 4:10 pm

Carwin: One-Dimensional Lesnar Needs To Stay Retired

“I basically almost died in that fight. In the second round, anybody could have tripped me and landed on me. He’s not coming back. I don’t even know why he would have the desire. He’s not going to improve the part of his game he needs to improve in that short (amount) of time. The...

Oct 20, 2014 7:03 pm

TUF 20 Finale Tickets On Sale This Friday

The current season of The Ultimate Fighter, dubbed ‘TUF 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned’ is currently airing on Fox Sports 1 every Wednesday. The finale for the event, has been set for December 12th at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, and will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. Tickets for the event will...

Oct 20, 2014 4:03 pm

Cain Velasquez Wants To Be A Role Model To Hispanic Children

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is one of the most dominant fighters in the UFC, and one of the top ‘pound for pound’ fighters in the world. That being said, Velasquez admitted that he didn’t have any hero’s growing up that were of the same nationality. He spoke to Fox Sports about his desire to...

Oct 20, 2014 11:37 am

Daniel Cormier Named Permanant Co-Host Of UFC Tonight

UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Daniel Cormier has officially been named the permanent co-host of UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1. Cormier has been a co-host on the show already for some time now, and has been a staple alongside UFC legend Kenny Florian on the program. Cormier said in a statement released by the...

Oct 17, 2014 1:30 pm

Aldo Not Impressed: ‘Nothing special stands out about Conor McGregor’

“I make it a point to observe all fighters in the featherweight category. I’m the champion, and I plan to remain the champion. I do pay attention to any featherweight fight where someone is ranked in the UFC, since that could potentially be my next adversary. Conor is no different than any other fighter. I...

Oct 16, 2014 5:14 pm

Bobby Green Stands For Peace, Puts Himself In Harms Way To Better City Streets

  Southern California is by most accounts a paradise. But for many, on the outskirts of the beach, it can be a war zone plagued with gang violence, rarely spoke of, or even reported on. Bobby Green is standing up and fighting for what’s right, even if it means paying the ultimate price. Green is...

Oct 16, 2014 3:30 pm

Bethe responds To Tate: ‘Bring your mouthpiece’

“Everyone knows I want to be the champion. And fight the champion is something I’ve looked for, something I worked to get. I have no idea why Tate decided to appear in this history. But everyone knows me and knows how I am, I never back away from a fight, I am Bethe Correia. I...

Oct 16, 2014 2:19 pm

Shogun: ‘Stop Fighting? That makes no sense’

“It (retirement) never really crossed my mind. Much to the contrary, I was always planning on continuing to fight. If I’m the guy going in there fighting and I’m happy doing it and the UFC is the promotion that hires and promotes my fights and they are happy with having me on the show, then...

Oct 16, 2014 1:16 pm

Mendes: ‘I believe I can finish Jose Aldo’

“I think I’ve caught up and passed him up. I truly believe this is my time. We’ve seen his reign for a while, but I’ve studied him, I’ve fought him. I truly believe it’s my turn.” “I truly believe that I can (finish him). I know I hit hard. I’m fast and I’m powerful. If...

Oct 16, 2014 12:58 pm

Renan Barao returns against Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao (32-2 MMA, 7-1 UFC) will return to the octagon this December when he meets Mitch Gagnon (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at “UFC Fight Night 58” in Brazil. Renan Barao will return to the octagon for the first time since losing his strap to T.J. Dillashaw at May’s UFC 173...

Oct 11, 2014 2:30 pm

Jose Aldo: ‘It’s disrespectful to talk about Conor McGregor’

“I’m really focused on Chad Mendes right now and I do think it’s a little bit disrespectful (to talk about a fight against Conor McGregor). This fight hasn’t even happened. There’s nothing set yet. I do need to keep my feet on the ground and keep focused on Chad Mendes and not think of anyone...

Oct 10, 2014 1:05 pm

MacDonald: ‘GSP doesn’t have to fight for the title upon return’

With a title shot of his own looming, Rory MacDonald is forced to face the real possibility that his teammate and mentor, Georges St-Pierre, will return to the UFC’s welterweight division. “I would assume so,” MacDonald told FOX Sports in regards to a possible GSP UFC return.”It doesn’t mean he has to fight for the...

Oct 10, 2014 9:23 am

Daron Cruickshank vs. K.J. Noons set for TUF 20 Finale in Las Vegas

A lightweight bout between Daron Cruickshank and K.J. Noons is the latest addition to December’s TUF 20 Finale event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the bout earlier today. Daron Cruickshank (16-5 MMA, 6-3 UFC) got back in to the win column this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, where he scored...

Oct 7, 2014 12:40 pm

Mendes: ‘I think I would kill McGregor’

“The guy’s got a huge hype train, he’s got a lot of publicity behind him. But honestly, if the UFC is smart, if Dana is smart, they will not put him in with a guy like me. There are multiple guys who will beat this guy in the division. I think I would kill him....

Oct 7, 2014 5:04 am

TUF 20 Going On 2 Week Hiatus

TUF 20, which runs every Wednesday on Fox Sports 1 will be taking a two week hiatus according to season competitor Felice Herrig, who is scheduled to fight on upcoming episode against Heather Jo Clark. Hate to be the bearer of bad news but @UltimateFighter goes dark for 2 weeks. Will pick back up October...

Oct 3, 2014 3:23 pm

Fight Night Halifax: Media Day Highlight

UFC Fight Night Halifax main and co-main event stars talk to the media about fighting styles and where a win from this fight could take them next. Don’t miss any of the action on FOX Sports 1 this Saturday.

Oct 2, 2014 12:05 pm

Bethe Correia: Rousey hasn’t proved she’s the best

Bethe Correia (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has gone a perfect 3-0 since joining the UFC’s women’s bantamweight division. The Brazilian was most recently seen in action at August’s UFC 177 event in Sacramento, where she earned a second-round TKO victory over Shayna Baszler. The win marked Correia’s second straight victory over a “Four Horsewomen” member,...

Oct 2, 2014 6:42 am

Charles Oliveira vs. Jeremy Stephens set for TUF 20 Finale co-main event

A key featherweight bout will serve as the co-main event for the “TUF 20 Finale” in Las Vegas, as UFC officials recently announced that Charles Oliveira and Jeremy Stephens have been booked as the evenings co-feature. Charles Oliveira was supposed to fight Nik Lentz at last month’s UFC Fight Night 50 event. However, “Do Bronx”...

Oct 2, 2014 6:24 am

Leandro Silva vs. Charlie Brenneman added to UFC Fight Night 58

A lightweight bout between Leandro Silva (16-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) and Charlie Brenneman (19-7 MMA, 4-6 UFC) is the latest addition to December’s UFC Fight Night 58 event in Brazil. UFC officials announced the bout on Wednesday afternoon. Charlie Brenneman will likely be fighting for his job when he takes on Silva this winter. “The...

Oct 2, 2014 3:59 am

UFC Boss Confirms Random Testing For All 500 UFC Fighters

“Well, actually it’s becoming less of a problem, because we have really stepped up our game as far as testing. So for these athletes there’s nowhere to hide. The first step was working with the various athletic commissions to make sure we had testing for the night of the fight, for every fighter on the...

Oct 2, 2014 3:49 am

GSP Shuts Down Return Rumors

Sorry fight fans, GSP is in no “Rush” to get back inside the Octagon. Earlier this week, rumors started circulating about a move back to fighting, which prompted the UFC’s former welterweight champion to shut down the rumors, stating he has no plans of returning anytime soon. Fox Sports 1 reporter, Ariel Helwani received the...

Oct 1, 2014 11:26 am

Evans Asks UFC Boss To Give Him Gustafsson Fight

“I’ve been very impressed with how his development has gone,” Evans said on FOX Sports 1’s post-UFC 178 show. “I would definitely like to fight him when I return. Definitely. When I left, I was at the top and Alexander Gustafsson has been getting better with every single fight. Dana (White), set it up.” With...