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August 7th 2014

Jones says Cormier brawl "turned on a lot of people"

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' recent physical confrontation with Daniel Cormier might not have been the best way to represent the sport of MMA, but there's no denying the brawl has greatly elevated the attention upon both fighters and their upcoming fight at UFC 178. “It wasn’t one of my best moments," admits Jones. "But I’ve apologized for it. It...
August 6th 2014

Mark Bocek retires from MMA

UFC veteran Mark Bocek has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. Bocek, who ends his career as a professional mixed martial arts fighter with a record of 12-5, made the announcement via Twitter earlier today: I'm retiring from pro mma.I would like to thank everyone who has helped me and supported me throughout this journey. Onto the next chapter....
August 6th 2014

MMA's Hidden Gems: August 8th - August 9th

Looking to watch some quality MMA bouts over the weekend but not quite sure where you should be searching to get your fix of punching, kicking and choking? Don't worry, MMA's Hidden Gems has you covered.  WSOF 12 Elvis Mutapcic vs Kevin Tiller If you're a follower of the Canadian MMA scene, specifically the Maximum Fighting Championship promotion, then you'll...
August 6th 2014

[Video] UFC Q&A w/ Jones, Cormier, McGregor & Poirier

Just one day after their now-notorious brawl at a UFC 178 media day, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier once again found themselves on the same stage in front of fans and media at a fan Q&A yesterday in Los Angeles, California. This time, however, there was a considerable amount of space between them - presumably to prevent a repeat of Monday's incident.  Also in...
August 6th 2014

McGregor says he'll 'wobble Poirier with jab' at UFC 178

Conor McGregor has become known to be one of the best at promoting a fight in the UFC, however the spotlight was stolen away from him this week when a physical fight broke out between UFC 178 headliners Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. Not one to be easily out-hyped, McGregor turned up the heat on his upcoming opponent Dustin Poirier yesterday. “I like to look good...
August 6th 2014

Jones/Cormier brawl "not a proud moment", says UFC

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been the talk of the MMA world this week following their brawl at Monday's UFC 178 media event in Las Vegas. Unsurprisingly, the image of two professional athletes getting into a street fight is not one the UFC is happy to portray. In an statement released on their website, UFC Chief Legal Officer Kirk Hendrick explained their would...
August 5th 2014

Between the Sheets: Daniel Cormier discusses media duties

Daniel Cormier's name has been plastered across MMA news websites and fan forums over the past 24 hours following his brawl with Jon Jones at yesterday's UFC 178 media event in Las Vegas. Although he was caught on camera on Monday as an extremely fired-up combat athlete, the top light heavyweight contender is almost as comfortable in the role of a sharply-dressed TV...