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UFC champ Ronda Rousey: 'I can beat any BJJ girl in the world, any weight division, gi or no gi'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Ronda Rousey says she can beat any BJJ girl in the world, regardless of rules or weight class.
Submitted Jun 26, 2014 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Invicta FC contender Ediane Gomes: UFC women 'worried about showing their a***s,' should be replaced by strippers
(bloodyelbow.com)
In a recent interview, the next Invicta Featherweight contender had plenty of harsh words for her fellow WMMA fighters under the UFC banner.
Submitted Jun 21, 2014 11:01PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Wanderlei Silva admits to taking diuretics; punishment for refused drug test to be discussed at later date
(mmafighting.com)
Speaking through his lawyer, Wanderlei Silva stated at Tuesday's Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting that the reason he refused to undergo a random NAC sanctioned drug test on May 24 is because he was concerned that the test would show the presence of diuretics in his system, which he claims to have begun taking along with anti-inflammatories prescribed by a UFC doctor in order to help him recover from a fractured right wrist he suffered in February while coaching The Ultimate Fighter Brazil.
Submitted Jun 17, 2014 8:53PM by prophecy033 - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA, Miscellaneous, MMA Personalities
 
Chael Sonnen announces retirement from MMA
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC middleweight / light heavyweight star, Chael Sonnen announces retirement via UFC Tonight.
Submitted Jun 11, 2014 8:31PM by prophecy033 - 26 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA, MMA Personalities
 
Rafael Lovato Jr Announces Intent to take MMA Fight in 2014
(bloodyelbow.com)
The best American-born BJJ fighter, Rafael Lovato Jr, announced on the Save Jiu Jitsu podcast his intent to fight MMA later this year.
Submitted Jun 10, 2014 3:29PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Legendary Fedor Emelianenko doesn't approve of women's MMA
(bloodyelbow.com)
He was the greatest heavyweight of his era but he doesn't approve of a big part of MMA today -- women fighting.
Submitted Jun 4, 2014 11:42AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Jamie Varner Talks UFC 173, Call of Duty, King Mo and James Krause
(punchdrunkgamer.com)
Former WEC lightweight champion and UFC veteran Jamie Varner recently talked with PunchDrunkGamer.com about his upcoming fight Saturday night at UFC 173 against James Krause, his new gym Impact MMA, Call of Duty, King Mo’s meltdown and short notice fights. Enjoy!

PDG: The UFC lightweight division is pretty stacked at the moment; what are thoughts on the division and the guys at the top that your are hunting down? Jamie Varner - It is very competitive and I would have to say it is the most competitive division in the UFC right now. In my opinion the top two guys in all of the UFC right now are Renan Barao and Jose Aldo and there is such a huge gap between those guys and the other guys in their divisions. Then you look at the lightweights – Anthony Pettis, Ben Henderson and Gilbert Melendez and you have five super talented fighters that you may only see once in a lifetime. So that is my top five and three of them are in the super competitive lightweight division and I feel like I should be right up there in the top ten and that is one reason that I am going to stop taking fights on short notice.
Submitted May 23, 2014 12:47PM by nwowolfpack - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews, General MMA
 
Ben Askren considering retirement after One FC deal, says he is going to ‘try and do it the right way’
(bloodyelbow.com)
Former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren is pondering a potential retirement after he completes his One FC deal.
Submitted May 21, 2014 8:22PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Bob Sapp Retires After Stacking Up $10 Million
(bjpenn.com)
Longtime MMA Veteran Bob Sapp recently announced his retirement from the sport and explained his financial plan going forward.
Submitted May 19, 2014 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 19 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
BCAC Bans TRT Exemptions Ahead Of UFC 174 PPV
(mmamania.com)
Leaving those who wish to continue the controversial treatment one less place to hide...
Submitted May 16, 2014 3:08PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Rampage Confirms ‘Mayhem’ Miller’s Return To MMA
(bjpenn.com)
In a recent interview with MMAFighting.com, Rampage Jackson broke news that Mayhem Miller wants to return to fighting.
Submitted May 13, 2014 10:44PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
For fifth straight year, New York Senate approves MMA bill
(mmajunkie.com)
Yet again, the fate of MMA in New York rests with the state’s assembly.
Submitted May 13, 2014 10:24PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Despite interest in Roy Jones Jr. boxing match, Chris Lytle says there is no chance of an MMA comeback
(mmamania.com)
Sorry, fight fans, but when Chris Lytle turned the "Lights Out" on his MMA career, it was for good.
Submitted May 13, 2014 11:58AM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: General MMA
 
Cyborg Santos retires from MMA
(bloodyelbow.com)
He'll never make the Hall of Fame, he never fought in the UFC, but Cyborg Santos made his mark in mixed martial arts.
Submitted May 8, 2014 9:47PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
Bellator CEO says new glove design has curbed hand injuries, offers tech to UFC
(mmajunkie.com)
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Bellator MMA Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney said he’s so blown away by how the organization’s new glove design has curbed hand injuries that he’s willing to share the technology with anyone, including its chief rival, the UFC.
Submitted May 3, 2014 10:15AM by isk - 13 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
BJJ wizard Braulio Estima won’t fight MMA again
(mmafighting.com)
Don’t expect to watch Braulio Estima compete in MMA ever again.
Submitted May 1, 2014 8:14PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: General MMA
 
UFC veterans to enter one-night, eight-man tournament at BattleGrounds MMA
(mmafighting.com)
One-night MMA tournaments are back. BattleGrounds MMA’s third edition will take place at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on June 27, and will feature a one-night, eight-man welterweight tournament, and four of those competitors are UFC veterans.
Submitted Apr 30, 2014 11:40PM by prophecy033 - 8 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations, General MMA
 
Karo Parisyan talks comeback, hints at friction between Ronda Rousey and old gym
(mmajunkie.com)
Karo Parisyan started fighting professionally when he was 14. Four months away from his 32nd birthday, he’s still waging a comeback.
Submitted Apr 28, 2014 8:58PM by prophecy033 - 7 comments
Filed under: General MMA, MMA Personalities, Other MMA Organizations
 
Dana White co-signs Ronda Rousey, says Cyborg Justino once looked like 'Wanderlei Silva in a dress and heels'
(mmafighting.com)
There are a number of topics unrelated to any particular UFC event that still manage to crawl into and embed themselves as the key signpost of conversation. At the post-media day scrum with UFC President Dana White on Thursday, the seemingly perennial issue of Ronda Rousey fueding through the media with former Strikeforce women's featherweight champion Cyborg Justino filled just that role.
Submitted Apr 24, 2014 5:32PM by prophecy033 - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities, General MMA
 
Jon Jones Changes Story About Homophobic ‘Hacked Phone’ Incident
(cagepotato.com)
Last week, Jon Jones lost his phone, a mysterious homophobic hacker found it, and then proceeded to fire gay slurs at a Swedish teenager on Instagram under Jones’s identity. At least, that’s the story Jones and his manager Malki Kawa tried to feed us. It seemed fishy from the beginning, and it probably doesn’t help that Jones has now decided to edit his story a little bit.
Submitted Apr 24, 2014 3:52PM by prophecy033 - 7 comments
Filed under: General MMA, Miscellaneous
 
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