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March 3rd 2015

Schaub reflects on intervention podcast w/ Joe Rogan

UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub became the focus of one of the biggest stories of last year in the MMA world when UFC color commentator Joe Rogan joined him for a special edition of his The Fighter and the Kid podcast. The podcast was recorded the Monday following Brendan's UFC 181 TKO loss to Travis Browne. During the recording Rogan, who is a personal friend of...
March 3rd 2015

Burt Watson parts ways with UFC

After 14 years of working with the UFC Burt Watson, the man affectionately known as 'Babysitter to the Stars', has officially parted ways with the company. Burt made the announcement via Twitter earlier today. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lorenzo Fertitta & Donna Marcolini pic.twitter.com/8eL04mVGaW — Burt Watson...
March 3rd 2015

[Video] Dos Anjos says Melendez did "wrong thing" against Pettis

UFC lightweight champion Anthony 'Showtime' Pettis will next put his belt on the line at UFC 185 on March 14th against Rafael dos Anjos. Dos Anjos won three straight to earn a shot at the 155lb title, most recently dominating former lightweight championship challenger Nate Diaz at UFC on Fox 13 en route to a unanimous decision win. "He's very versatile; great...
March 3rd 2015

UFC 184 fighter salaries - Ellenberger tops payroll

UFC women's bantamweight champion 'Rowdy' Ronda Rousey bagged $130,000 for her record-breaking submission win over Cat Zingano this past weekend at UFC 184. For her 14-second loss, Zingano took home $100,000. Interestingly, Ronda was not the biggest earner on the February 28th card as welterweight veteran Jake Ellenberger earned $136,000 for his submission victory...
March 3rd 2015

Rampage responds to Bellator court case

Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson has responded via Twitter to yesterday's announcement by Bellator MMA that the promotion are taking legal action against him after the light heavyweight MMA veteran allegedly breached his existing contract with them by re-signing with the UFC. Funny how bellator is promoting they have an injunction is against me. I never received any...
March 2nd 2015

[Video] Gracie Breakdown: UFC 184

UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey broke the UFC record for quickest title defense this past weekend with a 14-second submission win over Cat Zingano in the UFC 184 main event. In the newest addition to the Gracie Breakdown series, Rousey's Brazilian jiu-jitsu coaches Rener and Ryron Gracie analyse the technique behind the number-one female fighters'...
March 2nd 2015

Bellator taking legal action to stop 'Rampage' fighting for UFC

Bellator MMA have today announced that they are taking legal action against Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson, who recently signed with the UFC and is currently scheduled to compete at UFC 186 against Fabio Maldonado. Bellator MMA released the following statement: "Today, Bellator MMA was compelled to go to court to stop Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson from fighting in an April...
March 2nd 2015

Twitter Review: UFC 184

There was plenty to talk about in the world of MMA last week and probably the hottest talking point of all was Ronda Rousey's phenomenal UFC bantamweight title defense against Cat Zingano at UFC 184. The event was the first in the promotion's history to feature female bouts in both the main and co-main event slots. Read below for just some of the online reactions to...
March 2nd 2015

Dana says idea of Holm being next for Rousey is "ridiculous"

UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey continued her run of dominance this past weekend with a 14-second submission win over Cat Zingano in the UFC 184 main event.  Zingano has received criticism in the wake of her loss for her high-risk and arguably reckless strategy against Ronda. At the opening of the fight, Cat came out running with a flying attack. For a...
March 2nd 2015

Kimbo and Shamrock looking to settle the score at Bellator 138

Bellator MMA announced yesterday that Kim Slice (real name Kevin Ferguson) and UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock would be returning to MMA to face each other on June 20th. The two men were originally set to face each other at EliteXC: Heat in October 2008, but Shamrock withdrew from the fight at the last minute and was replaced by Seth Petruzelli. Petruzelli went on to...

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