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Cung Le Finishes Up A Workout

Cung is over a month out from his August 23rd bout with Michael Bisping and he seems to be working hard as he finishes up a training session. It will be exciting to see how the 42 year-old looks when he steps into the cage against the always dangerous Michael Bisping as he is clearly pretty ripped already. Exciting fight in the middleweight division, any early predictions??? Cung...
Via Tito Couture
29 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Dana White Hellbent on Signing Gina Carano by Next Week

OK, no more horsing around. UFC president Dana White and UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta are boarding their private jet next week destined for Los Angeles to meet with Gina Carano (pictured).  White fully intends on leaving their chat with a signed contract in tow, just like he did two days ago by inking former boxer Holly Holm. “One down, one to go,” White told ESPN.com. “I’m...
Via 5thRound.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Cris Cyborg bantamweight debut coming to Fight Pass this December

Invicta FC featherweight champion and the former #1 P4P female fighter on the planet, Cris Cyborg, will be making her bantamweight debut this December. Invicta President Shannon Knapp confirmed with MMAJunkie that Cristiane Justino will fight at Invicta FC 10 against a TBD opponent. Invicta recently made a deal with the UFC to air all of their fight cards on the promotions online...
Via Fight Booth
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bagautinov to serve a one year suspension

Former flyweight title contender, Ali Bagautinov, who lost a one-sided decision to champion Demetrious Johnson, will serve a one year suspension from the UFC. In a statement released this morning by Zuffa, it was revealed that Bagautinov failed his pre UFC 174 drug test. He tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO). This is a hormone that supports the production of red blood cells...
Via Ring Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Holly Holm joins UFC on multi-fight deal

(Photo/Albuquerque Journal) UFC President Dana White and women’s MMA fans around the world finally got their wish, undefeated women’s star Holly Holm has signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with the world’s leading MMA promotion. Holm joins the UFC with an undefeated professional MMA record of 7-0 and trains alongside light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and other well...
Via Mill City Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Undefeated women's fighter Holly Holm signs with UFC with hopes for shot at Rousey

The UFC has signed undefeated women's fighter Holly Holm. [UFC]The UFC's women's bantamweight division got a jolt of significant firepower with the announcement of the signing of unbeaten Holly Holm, one of the hottest prospects in MMA and a former world boxing champion.Long considered the best pound-for-pound female boxer in the world, Albuquerque's Holm held a 33...
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Holly Holm signs deal with UFC

On Thursday UFC President Dana White broke the news that many MMA fans have been waiting for, the company has signed Holly Holm. Holm, 32, is a former boxer with a 33-2-5 career line. She is 7-0 in her MMA career and immediately becomes a future threat to women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM pic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR — Dana White (@danawhite...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC Signs Undefeated Bantamweight Holly Holm

So far, Ronda Rousey has steamrolled through the competition in the UFC.  But there is a worthy opponent on the way with the company today signing unbeaten bantamweight Holly Holm. UFC President Dana White broke the news on Twitter: Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLMpic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR — Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 The two sides had spoken earlier this year but were...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Holly Holm Has Officially Signed For The UFC

One of female MMA’s hottest properties Holly Holm has officially signed for the UFC according to Dana White who just broke the story on his Twitter account. Holm made her name as one of the leading fighters in female boxing, winning titles in three different weight classes and compiling a 33-2-3 record along the way over the course of an 11 year career. However, Holm, who also...
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Holly Holm is officially a UFC fighter

18-time boxing world champion and 7-0 mixed martial artist Holly Holm has just signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLMpic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR — Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 This just adds to what has been another historic day for women’s mixed martial arts in the UFC. Earlier today the promotion announced that UFC Fight Pass...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC signs undefeated Holly Holm

Four months after slamming the door on signing Holly Holm (pictured), UFC president Dana White finally managed to ink the former boxer to a contract. White made the announcement Thursday via Twitter. Negotiations between White and Holm broke down after a face-to-face meeting in March. White left their chat less than pleased with Holm’s manager – which is typically code for, they...
Via 5thRound.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Holly Holm Signs Contract With the UFC (Photo)

Former championship boxer and recent MMA sensation Holly Holm has just inked a deal with the UFC. Say hello to Ronda Rousey’s toughest competitor. UFC President Dana White made the announcement via Twitter: Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLMpic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR — Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 It’ll be greta to see Holly get in a few fights and be able to make a name...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Angle Turns Down TNA Wrestling Offer

The TNA Wrestling roster continues to bleed as the promotion’s biggest stars exit stage right in 2014. It appears that the next man up is Kurt Angle. Angle’s deal is coming due in a few months and if it were up to him we will all be seeing him at WrestleMania 31.Related Posts:Kurt Angle Potentially Done In TNA WrestlingDana White Says Kurt Angle Was Booked For The Ultimate Fighter...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White Talks To A Crowd In Ottawa Canada

The UFC President Dana White is always on the move as he is currently in Ottawa, Canada speaking at the Canada Sponsorship Forum.  Dana does have a pretty awesome life but he spends the vast majority of his time working and away from his house and family.  But that is what it takes to build an empire. Dana White hangs with Cung Le in China Hello Rachelle Leah
Via Tito Couture
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 176 canceled, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing

On Tuesday night, the UFC made the news official – they would be canceling UFC 176, scheduled to take place on August 2nd from Los Angeles. Last week, featherweight champion Jose Aldo was forced to pull out of title defense against Chad Mendes in the main event of the show due to a shoulder injury. Aldo backing out of the event is what led to awkward Dana White/Joe Rogan incident...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White Defends Demetrious Johnson’s Pay-Per-View Drawing Power

At 125 pounds, Demetrious Johnson (pictured) is currently the smallest UFC champion. However, UFC president Dana White believes the reigning flyweight king is still big enough to headline future pay-per-view shows despite the rumored lackluster numbers UFC 174 did last month. “Demetrious will headline another pay-per-view, he’s the champion,” White stated over the weekend....
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn to be remembered as one of MMA’s greatest

Nearly four years removed from his last title fight, future Hall of Famer BJ Penn chose to call it a career on Sunday night following a third-round, TKO-loss to former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar in the main event at the ”T.U.F 19” finale in Las Vegas. Now 35 years old, Penn has essentially been out of MMA since Rory MacDonald handed him a tremendous beating to earn a three...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fan Q&A’s With Dana White, Kenny Florian & Jon Anik

Below you’ll find fan Q&A’s with Dana White, Kenny Florian and Jon Anik from International Fight Week prior to UFC 175. — Dana White: — Kenny Florian & Jon Anik:
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Felice Herrig Not Kicked Off ‘The Ultimate Fighter 20′ for Altercation

Great news, (some) ladies and (most) gentlemen. Despite the chatter coming from the rumor mill, Felice Herrig (pictured) was not kicked off “The Ultimate Fighter 20″ for getting into an out-of-octagon fight with a castmate on the first day of filming. However, that doesn’t mean Herrig wasn’t involved in an altercation outside of the cage. “Well, I wouldn’t say she almost...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White irked by Joe Rogan putting Rousey on the spot

After Ronda Rousey’s amazing 16 second demolition of Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on Saturday night, Joe Rogan conducted his post-fight interview with Rousey as he’s typically accustomed to. At the end of the interview, Rogan put Rousey on the spot and asked if she would be willing to fight at UFC 176, which takes place in just a month. A clearly baffled Rousey was noncommittal, and...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn Dominated by Frankie Edgar to Cap Off Fight Career

This was not the way that anyone wanted to see BJ Penn go out. After 18 months off, BJ Penn returned to the octagon looking to avenge his two losses against Frankie Edgar.  Instead, it turned out to be a one-sided affair with Edgar pummeling Penn and earning a third-round TKO in the featherweight bout at “The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale”. Penn has gotten in arguably the best...
Via Between The Ropes
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuerxun, Martins and Issa Win Bonuses at TUF 19 Finale

After another night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Jumabieke Tuerxun and Adriano Martins each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.” Leandro Issa double-dipped and took home two bonus checks. TUF 19 Finale took place inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fight of the Night: Leandro...
Via 5thRound.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Miletich Officially Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame

In a ceremony today at the UFC Fan Expo, Pat Miletich became the 12th inductee into the UFC Hall of Fame. Miletich was joined onstage by fellow Hall of Famer and former training partner, Matt Hughes. He was introduced by UFC president Dana White. It seemed like Miletich would never get this chance as he had a standing feud with White that stemmed from “The Croatian Sensation...
Via Between The Ropes
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman puts finishing touches on historic first year as middleweight champ

On a night that will undoubtedly be remembered as one of his greatest, UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman outlasted one of the sport’s most elusive contenders on the way to retaining his title with a five-round, unanimous decision win over Lyoto Machida. Constantly moving forward in order to limit Machida’s unorthodox approach, Weidman set the tone early with a series of...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White Willing to Sign Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino, But Don’t Say He Didn’t Warn You

Raise your hand if this immediately popped into your head after watching UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey dominate another opponent: Yeah, but let’s see if the UFC’s golden girl could do that to Cris “Cyborg” Justino (pictured). I can’t see the billions of hands waiving frantically in the air from behind my computer screen, but I’ll assume they’re there. UFC president...
Via 5thRound.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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