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February 18th 2015

[Video] UFC 184 conference call w/ Rousey & Zingano

UFC 184 headliners Cat Zingano and defending women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will answer questions from the media in a live conference call on Wednesday February 18th at 5pm ET. Rousey vs. Zingano is set to take place on Saturday February 28th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Listen to the full UFC 184 conference call in the video below....
February 18th 2015

Benson Henderson debuts in UFC 170lb rankings at #16

Former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has officially joined the rankings of the UFC's 170lb division following his fourth-round submission win over welterweight prospect Brandon Thatch at UFC Fight Night 60 on February 14th. Henderson makes his UFC welterweight rankings debut just outside the top-15 at #16 - one spot beneath Gunnar Nelson. "I was...
February 18th 2015

Evans-Smith suspended 9 months for failed drug test

Female UFC bantamweight Ashlee Evans-Smith has been issued a suspension and fine by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after failing a post-fight drug test on December 6th. Ashlee tested positive for the diuretic hydrochlorizide following her submission loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 181. She stepped in on short notice to take the fight after...
February 18th 2015

Silva, Diaz & Lombard given temporary suspensions by NSAC

Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard were all handed temporary suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) yesterday as penalties for their recent drug test failures. Silva and Diaz both failed tests prior to their main event fight at UFC 183, which took place on January 31st. Nick tested positive for marijuana metabolites, while Anderson was...
February 17th 2015

Editor's Letter: Robbie Lawler cover issue

A decade ago this month Fighters Only’s debut issue hit newsstands and the planet’s first mixed martial arts magazine was born. With a commitment to produce a full-color glossy magazine for the industry from day one, we’ve commentated on some of the greatest moments in the history of the sport over the past 10 years – and we’re just as excited about the...
February 17th 2015

Magny "inspired" by grandmother, talks training w/ Hughes & Lawler

UFC welterweight Neil Magny has been unstoppable since the beginning of 2014. With five consecutive wins last year, he tied Roger Huerta's UFC record for most wins in a calendar year. Obviously not satisfied with his impressive achievements, Magny started his 2015 by taking things a step higher with a 'Performance of the Night'-winning victory over Kiichi Kunimoto...
February 17th 2015

Hunt vs. Miocic targeted for UFC Fight Night 65

It looks as though heavyweight contenders Mark Hunt and Stipe Miocic are being eyed for a bout at UFC Fight Night 65 in Adelaide, Australia. The potential bout was first reported by Combat Press. The event is due to take place on May 10th. Hunt vs. Miocic is reportedly being targeted to feature as the main event. Mark Hunt is currently ranked #5 in the UFC's...
February 17th 2015

[Video] Ronda Rousey grappling w/ BJ Penn

We've already seen what former Olympic judo bronze medalist and current UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is capable of doing when she gets her hands on her fellow female mixed martial artists inside the cage. Now, see what happens when Rousey grapples with one of MMA's all-time greats, BJ Penn, in a newly-released video filmed back in 2013 for an...

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