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March 11th 2015

[Video] UFC 185 Embedded (episode 2)

In the new episode in the current series of UFC Embedded, former UFC welterweight champ Johny Hendricks visits his Bigg Riggs Steakhouse restaurant in Texas while his UFC 185 opponent Matt Brown hits the gym... despite forgetting his training gear.  Also, UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis and his brother Sergio continue their weight cut together ahead of their...
March 10th 2015

Burt Watson explains reason for leaving UFC

It's been exactly one week since Burt Watson quit his position as site coordinator for the UFC. It was unclear exactly why the man charged with taking care of UFC fighters' needs during fight week for the past 14 years had chosen to walk away, but now Burt has broken his silence on the matter. According to Mr. Watson, who recently received the coveted 'Lifetime...
March 10th 2015

Rockhold wants Leo DiCaprio to play him in a movie about his life

UFC middleweight contender Luke Rockhold is currently on a collision course with former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, as the two are set to fight at UFC on Fox 15 on April 18th. But following a recent appearance on US reality show Millionaire Matchmaker, Luke's personal life (and more specifically, his love life) has been of even more interest than...
March 10th 2015

Roufus says he won't let Punk make a mockery of himself or MMA

Former pro wrestler Phil 'CM Punk' Brooks' MMA training in preparation for his UFC debut is now fully underway at Roufusport in Milwaukee.  As he has no pro MMA experience, there has been speculation aplenty regarding Punk's ability and legitimacy as a martial artist. But training with the likes of UFC lightweight champion Anthony 'Showtime' Pettis and One FC 170lb...
March 10th 2015

[Video] UFC 185 Embedded (episode 1)

The UFC will be in Dallas, Texas this weekend for UFC 185. The card will feature two championship fights - for the lightweight and women's strawweight titles. In the main event lightweight champ Anthony Pettis faces Rafael dos Anjos, and 115lb champion Carla Esparza makes her first title defense against Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the co-main. In the new episode of UFC...
March 9th 2015

Condit vs. Alves targeted for UFC Fight Night 67

A welterweight bout between former 170lb UFC title challengers Carlos Condit and Thiago 'Pitbull' Alves is reportedly being eyed for eyed for UFC Fight Night 67, May 30th. The event is expected to take place at the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil. Condit last fought at UFC 171 in March last year, where he lost to Tyron Woodley via TKO due to knee injury. He has...
March 9th 2015

Mitrione talks beef with "smug, arrogant" Overeem

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione recently revealed he isn't a fan of former K-1, Strikeforce and Dream champ Alistair Overeem.  "I just don't like Overeem," Matt said on The Fighter and The Kid podcast. "I'd like to see him lose. I don't like him as a human being. He is a smug, arrogant man. He came to the Blackzilians and ostracized himself almost immediately."...
March 9th 2015

[Videos] Countdown to UFC 185

In a year when the UFC are looking like they will have their strongest first quarter ever, it will be especially hard for even pay-per-view events to stand out in the crowd in 2015. With that said, this coming Saturday's UFC 185 card might just be the most stacked we've seen for a while. In the main event, UFC lightweight champ Anthony 'Showtime' Pettis will put his...
March 6th 2015

Fedor says he sees "flaws" in Velasquez's game

Russian MMA veteran Fedor Emelianenko is widely regarded as one of the all-time greats of the sport. The stone-faced heavyweight was the most dominant fighter of the iconic Pride FC organization, holding the promotion's heavyweight title from 2003-2006. Being a quiet and reserved character, Emelianenko has always seemed something of an enigma to MMA fans - a man...
March 6th 2015

[Video] Top 5 Olympians in UFC history

Medalling at the Olympics is among the greatest aspirations a competitive athlete can have, and the respect and admiration universally heaped upon Olympic champions is unrivaled by just about any other sporting accomplishment. With that said, for athletes of Olympic combat sports there is little money to be made after the Games aside from boxers making the move to...

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