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Jun 9, 2015 1:17 pm

After Toying With Free-Agency, Mendes Inks New 8 Fight UFC Deal

Top UFC featherweight Chad ‘Money’ Mendes recently inked a new eight fight deal with the UFC and he’s extremely happy with it. The Team Alpha Male fighter mentioned to FOX Sports that he was open to checking out free agency after his final fight on his old contract, just to see what he could get,...

Jun 9, 2015 8:11 am

Uriah Hall Takes Short Notice Fight, Meets Krzysztof Jotko In 11 Days

Flashy striker Uriah Hall will step back into action at UFC Fight Night 69. Hall, who fought on May 23 at UFC 187 and loss a split decision to Rafael Natal, has accepted a short notice fight to replace an injured Derek Brunson and will take on Krzysztof Jotko in 11 days. UFC Fight Night...

Jun 8, 2015 6:38 pm

Alvarez Gives Warning to Melendez: ‘You’re In for a Rude Awakening’

Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez will be making his return to the octagon this weekend at UFC 188. Former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez will be standing in the corner opposite of Alvarez and the lightweight contest is one fans have wanted to see since they ruled their respective promotions. Alvarez lost his UFC debut...

Jun 8, 2015 12:11 pm

Chad Mendes – ‘UFC Made It Clear They Didn’t Want to Lose Me’

Chad Mendes may be one of the UFC’s most valuable assets in the featherweight division. Other than his two championship fights with Jose Aldo, “Money” hasn’t lost a fight with a record of 17-2. He is one of the few featherweights that consistently puts on entertaining fights and could make for an interesting matchup against...

Jun 8, 2015 8:05 am

Velasquez: ‘Werdum Isn’t the Real Champ, I’m Not Afraid of His Game’

Cain Velasquez has not stepped into the octagon since his last championship defense against Junior dos Santos at UFC 166 in October 2013. The heavyweight champion will make his long awaited return at UFC 188 this weekend when he clashes with interim champion Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City, Mexico. Werdum has barely shown any weaknesses...

Jun 7, 2015 9:12 am

Twitter Reacts to Hendo’s 1st Round KO Win Over Boetsch

Dan Henderson may be 44 years old, but he can still pack one hell of a punch! Hendo stepped into the octagon last night as the underdog against Tim Boetsch and was able to prove the bookies wrong after a 28 second knockout victory. Check out what UFC fighters had to say about Henderson’s 1st...

Jun 6, 2015 11:08 pm

Brian Ebersole retires following his UFC FN 68 loss to Omari Akhmedov

Following his TKO loss to Omari Akhmedov at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 68 event in New Orleans, mixed martial arts veteran Brian Ebersole announced his retirement from the sport. Ebersole competed in an incredible 70 bouts during his MMA career, earning 51 victories to his credit. Brian fought in many different weight classes, including lightweight...

Jun 6, 2015 8:59 am

Mike ‘Quick’ Swick Verbally KO’s Alex Garcia

Mike Swick is preparing to make his return to the octagon after a long hiatus. The TUF alum and UFC vet will face off against Alex Garcia at UFC 189, but before that it looks like things are already heating up between the two. Garcia sent out a tweet to Swick telling him he was...

Jun 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Undefeated! Drakkar Klose, Staying Grounded In One Of MMA’s ‘Super Camps’

  On Saturday June 6th Undefeated lightweight Drakkar Klose steps into the ring for the Rage in the Cage 178 event. I was able to conduct a phone interview with the promising MMA LAB fighter. A former high school and collegiate wrestler Klose hopes to make a big impact this weekend and continue his climb...

Jun 5, 2015 12:34 am

PVZ Hits Instagram Heavy!

UFC’s rising star Paige VanZant is always on top of her Instagram game! Check out a few of her most recent post!! Here we go!!! New Orleans better watch out. Two alpha females coming your way! @cynthia.calvillo A photo posted by Paige VanZant (@paigevanzantufc) on Jun 4, 2015 at 1:45pm PDT Good morning working out...

Jun 4, 2015 4:00 am

Paige VanZant Enjoying Life In The Sun!

The UFC strawweight seems to be enjoying her time out of the octagon. Paige VanZant is on a nice streak in the octagon and her star power seems to be growing substantially. Always active on social media, VanZant has shared a lot of pictures of what seems to be her enjoying life as a growing...

Jun 3, 2015 5:50 am

Dana White: ‘The NFL Couldn’t Pay Me Enough’

UFC president Dana White is fine right where he is. White recently talked to Palm Beach Post about all things UFC and mentioned that there is one job he certainly does not want. While talking about the idea of fighter unions, White mentioned the NFL and says he’s thankful that he doesn’t have to deal...

Jun 3, 2015 5:45 am

Mitrione Is Pretty Much A Bad Ass, And He Knows It

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione aka Meathead is set to do battle against Ben Rothwell this weekend and going into the fight he’s beaming with confidence. Mitrione stopped by The MMA Hour this week and talked about where he’s at in his career, and why he feels like right now he’s one of the best fighters...

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 2, 2015 5:15 am

UFC President: ‘Thank God I’m Not NFL Commissioner’

UFC boss Dana White has a tough job and takes a lot of heat from fighters, media and fans, but he thinks there’s one man that has it even worse. White recently talked to Palm Beach Post about several topics relating to the UFC. White was asked about dealing with unions and if he’s glad...

Jun 1, 2015 8:27 pm

Gilbert Melendez Latest UFC Star to Question Reebok Deal

Gilbert Melendez is getting ready to hit the octagon at UFC 188 when he finally squares off with fellow lightweight Eddie Alvarez. The two have been teasing a matchup since a DREAM Lightweight Tournament years ago and it’s finally becoming a reality. While Melendez is excited to be facing Alvarez, he isn’t too excited about...

Jun 1, 2015 6:30 am

Weidman on Hanging with Mayweather: ‘He Knew All About Me’

After he successfully defended his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in May, Chris Weidman celebrated his big win with none other than Floyd “Money” Mayweather! Mayweather was coming fresh off the biggest win of his career as well. He had just defeated Manny Pacquiao in one of the biggest fights in...

May 30, 2015 2:21 pm

Fight Announcement Roundup!

Here’s your weekly fight announcement roundup! Check out which of your favorite fighters are set to scrap at upcoming events. Paddy Holohan (11-1-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Vaughan Lee (14-10-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC)- Fight Night 72 Hacran Dias (22-3-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC) vs. Chas Skelly (14-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC)- Fight Night 70 Willie Gates (11-5...

May 28, 2015 2:01 pm

Ex UFC Fighter: Facebook Post Cost Me My Job

Former UFC fighter and TUF alum says he got cut from ONE FC because of a Facebook post he sent out. James McSweeney talked to MMAFighting and told them that he has been released from ONE FC because of a post on his Facebook page. The fighter took to his social media to express his...