1. Palhares' Ex-Coach: 'Toquinho' Hurt People Sparring, Had Excuses for Losses

    Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares trained at Team Nogueira leading up to his welterweight debut against Mike Pierce , but prior to that, he was a mainstay at the Brazilian Top Team facility...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 7,641 reads 26 comments

  2. Rousimar Palhares Issued 120-Day Suspension from Brazilian Athletic Commission

    Only highly regarded Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Rousimar Palhares could possibly be facing the most scrutiny of his career after easily submitting Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 29 on Wednesday...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 7,352 reads 29 comments

  3. UFC Fight Night 29 Results: Jake Shields Wants GSP, Condit or MacDonald Next

    Following a huge win over surging welterweight contender Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 29 on Wednesday night, grappling ace Jake Shields has his eye on the big dogs of the UFC's 170-pound division...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 7,215 reads 41 comments

  4. UFC 166: Adlan Amagov 'Is Going to Be a Future UFC Champion,' Manager Says

    Heavy-handed welterweight Adlan Amagov is gearing up for a welterweight scrap with talented jiu-jitsu ace TJ Waldburger at UFC 166 , but if his team is worried about the matchup, they certainly aren't saying so...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 6,964 reads 16 comments

  5. Tito Ortiz: UFC Protecting 'Little Brat' Ronda Rousey from Fighting Cyborg

    Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz remains one of the most outspoken competitors in the fight game, whether he's talking about his career or one of his clients...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 37,508 reads 181 comments

  6. Fabricio Werdum: Alistair Overeem 'Changes Completely Without the Juice'

    UFC heavyweight title contender Fabricio Werdum has no love for old foe Alistair Overeem, attributing the majority of his success to performance-enhancing drugs in a recent interview...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 21,427 reads 55 comments

  7. Dana White: Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza Could Fight Vitor Belfort Next

    Former Strikeforce champion Ronaldo Souza put the UFC's middleweight division on notice when he scored a TKO win over former title challenger Yushin Okami at UFC Fight Night 28 one month ago...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 12,231 reads 56 comments

  8. UFC Middleweight Michael Bisping Rushed to the Hospital for Eye Surgery (UPDATE)

    Looks like things have gone from bad to worse for perennial UFC middleweight contender Michael Bisping . He had to be taken to the hospital on Thursday to get unexpected eye surgery, ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 5,303 reads 6 comments

  9. Chael Sonnen to Wanderlei Silva: 'Accosting a Gangster Can Be Hazardous'

    Former Pride star Wanderlei Silva had a run in with longtime rival Chael Sonnen at the Mr. Olympia Expo in Las Vegas on Saturday, catching footage of the incident on tape ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 10,469 reads 36 comments

  10. Chuck Liddell: Johny Hendricks Is Going to Force GSP Not to Fight Boring

    UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell respects Georges St-Pierre's ability to outclass opponents, but he doesn't sound thrilled about giving up a Saturday night to watch the welterweight champ fight, either...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 11,371 reads 40 comments

  11. Dana White: Tito Ortiz Is 'The Most Irrelevant Fighter on the F***ing Planet'

    Looks like UFC President Dana White and Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz aren't going to patch things up any time soon...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 14,550 reads 67 comments

  12. Anderson Silva: I Was at '85 Percent' When I Fought Chris Weidman at UFC 162

    Former long-time UFC middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva gets his chance to recapture the championship gold at UFC 168 , where he rematches current champ Chris Weidman ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 24,777 reads 202 comments

  13. Dana White on Cutting Yushin Okami: 'It's Almost Like He'd Become a Gatekeeper'

    Shock waves were sent through the MMA community yesterday when Yushin Okami , the UFC's No. 6 ranked middleweight , was cut from the promotion (via MMA Junkie)...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 16,505 reads 87 comments

  14. Mario Sperry: 'Jacare' Is a Tougher Matchup for Weidman Than Anderson Silva Is

    Pride veteran Mario Sperry, a fifth-degree black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, believes a Brazilian fighter could be the one to unseat UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman. However, he isn't referring to longtime 185-pound kingpin Anderson Silva .

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 3,660 reads 13 comments

  15. Michael Bisping: Mark Munoz Is a 'Nice Guy' with a 'Suspect Chin'

    Perennial UFC middleweight contender Michael Bisping is one of the best trash talkers in the business, so it's no shock that he has been spewing a ton of verbal venom at UFC Fight Night 30 opponent Mark Munoz...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 2,152 reads 43 comments

  16. Dana White: 'Tito Ortiz Is the Cheapest Mother****** on Planet Earth'

    Bellator 106 headliner Tito Ortiz put the word out to fellow UFC employees Ken Shamrock, Frank Shamrock, Randy Couture and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson" to join him in Las Vegas on November 16 for UFC 167 ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 16,956 reads 37 comments

  17. Tito Ortiz Invites the Shamrocks, Rampage and Randy Couture to 'Crash' UFC 167

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter Tito Ortiz is once again trying to stir up trouble for his former employer on social media...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 29,936 reads 96 comments

  18. Wanderlei: 'I Want Sonnen to Feel Ashamed of How Bad He'll Be Beaten by Me'

    Don't write off a grudge match between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva just yet, according to "The Axe Murderer" himself...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 1,866 reads 15 comments

  19. Fight of the Year Watch: Jones vs. Gustafsson Edition

    UFC 165 saw UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones break Tito Ortiz's record of five successful title defenses, winning a narrow decision against a game challenger in Alexander Gustafsson ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 7,078 reads 35 comments

  20. UFC News: First Photo of Ronda Rousey in 'Expendables 3' Revealed on Instagram

    UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has had a busy few months, coaching Season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter , gearing up to fight rival Miesha Tate at UFC 168 and filming two major motion pictures simultaneously...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 30,065 reads 94 comments

  21. Manager: Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants Rafael Dos Anjos with Win over Pat Healy

    UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is arguably the promotion’s best-kept secret, boasting a rarely-seen 20-0 record, including a 4-0 mark inside the Octagon...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 1,825 reads 12 comments

  22. Scott Jorgensen Drops to Flyweight, Meets Ian McCall at UFC on Fox 9

    It looks like former WEC bantamweight title challenger Scott Jorgensen has made up his mind on whether or not he'll cut the additional 10 pounds to compete at flyweight...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 1,634 reads 18 comments

  23. Miesha Tate on Ronda Rousey: 'I'm Going to Break Her Jaw'

    Former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is practically frothing at the mouth to get another crack at the inaugural UFC women's 135-pound titleholder, Ronda Rousey ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 14,835 reads 114 comments

  24. Glover Teixeira on Jon Jones: 'Every Phenom Goes Down One Day'

    UFC light heavyweight title contender Glover Teixeira believes divisional champion Jon Jones will take out Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 on Saturday, setting up a title tilt between them...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 4,827 reads 33 comments

  25. Jon Jones: Anderson Silva Superfight Still Possible for 2014

    Despite suffering a devastating knockout loss that cost Anderson Silva his middleweight title this summer, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is still eyeing a showdown with "The Spider...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 1 year ago 24,379 reads 86 comments