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August 5th 2014

Maynard replaces injured Trujillo against Pearson

Ross Pearson has found himself with a new challenge in his scheduled UFC slot at UFC Fight Night 47 on August 16th, with former number-one lightweight contender Gray Maynard stepping in to replace an injured Abel Trujillo. Maynard was originally set to face Fabricio Camoes at UFC 176, but the fight was moved to UFC Fight Night 47 after 176 was cancelled. Camoes will...
August 5th 2014

Jones "grateful" for media event brawl with Cormier

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones got into a fight sooner than planned yesterday with his next scheduled opponent, Daniel Cormier, at a pre-event media day at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. "As me and Daniel were walking towards each other I knew it was going to be one of those face-offs when we got right into each other's faces," recalled Jones. "I felt as if I...
August 5th 2014

Cormier says brawl with "little punk" Jones "very upsetting"

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones got involved in what might go down as the most memorable physical confrontation of the year yesterday. Unfortunately, it wasn't in a sanctioned bout but instead at a media event in Las Vegas to promote their upcoming title fight at UFC 178. "We were in the back, very cordial. He shook my hand and I introduced him to my fiance. Then when...
August 4th 2014

[Video] Jones and Cormier brawl at UFC 178 media event

It looks like Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones just couldn't wait until September 27th to get their hands on each other. Earlier today at a pre-fight media event in Las Vegas, where Jones and Cormier are set to fight in a sanctioned bout at UFC 178 next month, the 205lb champion and challenger squared off for what should have been nothing more than a chance for the...
August 4th 2014

Manny Pacquiao buys shares in ONE FC

World-renowned boxer Manny Pacquiao has officially ventured into the world of mixed martial arts. But before fight fans get too excited, he won't actually be swapping his boxing gloves for fingerless 4oz-ers. Instead, 'Pacman' has become a shareholder with Asian MMA promotion One FC. "I'm pretty pumped," said One FC CEO Victor Cui. "There are a ton of reasons why...
August 4th 2014

Tito Ortiz believes Scott Coker can save "sinking ship" Bellator

MMA veteran Tito Ortiz has been around sport for quite some time so one would assume he knows a thing or two about managers and promoters in this game. Having made his Bellator debut in May after spending the majority of his 17-year career in the UFC, Tito wasn't around long before control of his current home changed hands when company founder Bjorn Rebney was...
August 4th 2014

Machida eyeing October fight against Rockhold

Lyoto Machida is hungry to get back in the cage after coming up short in his shot at the title against current UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman last month. According to 'The Dragon', he'll be ready to go again in just over two months and he's prepared to go through several top guys in order to get another crack at the belt. "I would like to fight again in...
August 4th 2014

[Video] Joe Riggs displays gunshot wounds

UFC fighter Joe Riggs was recently forced to withdraw from his long-awaited UFC return bout against Paulo Thiago after he accidentally shot himself while cleaning his gun. In a video shot by TMZ Sports, Riggs shows viewers the wounds which will be keeping him on the sidelines for the foreseeable future. You can also see that fragments of the bullet from his .45...
August 4th 2014

Bisping gives thoughts on Sonnen's and Belfort's failed tests

Of Michael Bisping's last four losses in pro MMA, three of those opponents have made headlines for the wrong reasons this year. Two of those three (Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen) have failed random drug tests and one (Wanderlei Silva) has simply refused to undergo one. Speaking out on the matter, Bisping feels this new wave of cracking down on PEDs in MMA will show...