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Chris Weidman Angrily Accuses Vitor Belfort Of Still Using TRT

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman initiated a heated exchange with Vitor Belfort during their staredown at the UFC 187 weigh-ins yesterday, and soon after explained that the reason he got hot under the collar is that he believes ‘The Phenom’ is still using Testosterone Replacement Therapy. “This is a guy who needed testosterone replacement therapy for the majority of...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former heavyweight champion Bas Rutten to be inducted to UFC Hall of Fame

Former heavyweight champion Bas Rutten will join the UFC Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2015 as president Dana White announced on Friday night. Rutten will be inducted in the pioneer wing of the UFC Hall of Fame, which accounts for fighters who began their career prior to November 17, 2000. Rutten actually only fought in the UFC on two occasions, but he made quite the impression...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Irate Vitor Belfort ‘Still Cheating’ Prior To UFC 187

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is not a happy camper. And it’s understandable, considering UFC 187 opponent Vitor Belfort, who is eight years his elder and supposedly suffered from such low levels of testosterone that a doctor needed to prescribe testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), yet registered nearly as much as four times as much testosterone than Weidman did during...
Via 5thRound.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Rock sets Guinness World Record for selfies (VIDEO)

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has quite the appetite, as he eats 800 pounds of cod per year. He works out more in one day than many of us do in an entire week, and maybe that’s why he’s accomplished so much. Johnson has starred in plenty of blockbuster movies over the course of his career, and has also captured many titles during his WWE stint. That's not all he's accomplished...
Via The Sports Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187 ‘Johnson vs. Cormier’ results and replay

This weigh-in was so important that they needed not 1, not 2, not 3, but an unprecedented 5 cage girls present at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The highlights in a nutshell – Nina Ansaroff missed weight by 4 pounds which makes her fight against Rose Namajunas to kick off the Fs1 prelims a catchweight affair. Things got very chippy between Scoggins-Sampo and...
Via Fight Booth
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187 Preview: Two titles, one night -Part 2

UFC 187, in the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada is such big fight card that it deserves a two part preview.  The main events feature Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier and Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort and if you want analysis and predictions for those fights, click here.  This article is dedicated to the undercard of UFC 187 because this event is so loaded with talent...
Via isportsweb.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: Ronda Rousey is making over $3 million a year in sponsorships

In just two short years, Ronda Rousey has become a household name while also becoming one of the faces of the UFC. She's the reigning and defending women's bantamweight champion while quietly building her career outside the Octagon with movie roles in 'Furious 7' and the 'Entourage' movie as well as a new autobiography that was just released last week. While she hasn't been in the...
Via Fox Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vitor Belfort: 'This is the best moment of my life'

Vitor Belfort sometimes says some pretty kooky things, and he's been mired in plenty of controversy, over the years. None of that changes the fact that he's been one of the best and most exciting fighters in MMA for nearly 20 years. He's also set to face middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 187 this Saturday, after missing all of 2014. Asked during a media scrum this week how...
Via Fox Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Race Hub dedicates Charlotte studio to Steve Byrnes

Steve Byrnes always carried a huge presence around the FOX Sports studios in Charlotte, North Carolina. From his tireless preparation, to helping those around the office and offering a word of advice to anyone that asked, Byrnes was integral to success of FOX Sports 1, "NASCAR Race Hub" and everyone around him. While Steve passed away on April 21 after a long battle with cancer,...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Real Sports embracing social media in new ways with Ronda Rousey interview

Here’s an interesting sports media nugget from HBO.  We’ve seen an evolution at Real Sports this year with the program shifting away from Bryant Gumbel’s closing monologue to a variety of comedians with ties to the networks opining on topics in and around sports.  The shift is a nod from Real Sports to reach younger demographics and expand the audience base for the show,...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dana White says Cyborg v Rousey will take place

Cyborg v Ronda Rousey. Dana White says it will happen. “There’s no denying that Cyborg is a beast,” he said. “She’s tough and many people, including myself, believe that Ronda’s the best in the world and the best female fighter ever. It’s one of those fights that’s very intriguing.”And, let's be honest, White didn't sign her without some intense conversation that...
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch Conor McGregor UFC 187 Media Scrum, Workout And More

‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor isn’t even fighting at UFC 187, but yet he’s still managed to land his own media scrum, open workout session and more as you’ll see below as he prepares for his featherweight title challenge against Jose Aldo in July. — Media Scrum: Open Workout: Interview / UFC 187 Breakdown:
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor on historic Irish vote for same sex marriage: 'We all deserve equal rights'

For most of his UFC career, Conor McGregor has spent the majority of his time climbing the featherweight ladder and telling the entire world why he is already the greatest fighter on the planet. McGregor's meteoric rise up the ranks has only been matched by his level of success and popularity all over the world, particularly in his home country of Ireland where he's already one of...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notable non-title fights to watch during UFC 187

With the weigh-ins for UFC 187 coming closer and closer, anticipation is building for the fighters. This Saturday, the UFC has composed what is sure to be a spectacular card for MMA fans around the world. The UFC decided to make this a co-main event, where there will be two championship bouts. The first championship bout will feature two Middlewieghts. Chris Weidman will be looking...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC 187 offers Donald Cerrone high risk, very little reward

After winning his way to a memorable month of January with pair of unanimous-decision victories over Myles Jury and Benson Henderson, long-time contender Donald Cerrone had finally been given his chance to earn a shot at the lightweight title in a scheduled-showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 187. But just days after proudly claiming to be ”100 percent” in an interview...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

For Joseph Benavidez, a veteran's mentality has been key to success

In both 2012 and 2013, UFC flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez lost to current champion Demetrious Johnson. Yet, in 2014, the Team Alpha Male fighter got right back on the horse and won two straight fights in impression fashion.  Much in the same way as his team leader Urijah Faber or featherweight contender Chad Mendes have been able to, Benavidez seems to possess unique mental...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski: The reason I'm back in the UFC is to be champion

It's been over nine years since Andrei Arlovski last held the UFC heavyweight title, but it's a time in his career that he will never forget. From early 2005 until mid-2006, Arlovski was one of the most feared fighters on the planet at a time when the UFC desperately needed viable heavyweights. During that stretch, Pride Fighting Championships had a murderer's row of top heavyweights...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

TUF weekly recap by NOS® Energy Drink

Sponsored by NOS® Energy Drink This is the fifth episode of “The Ultimate Fighter” season 21 and the third we’ve covered here at LBS. I will admit that I hadn’t watched TUF prior to doing this series with NOS® Energy Drink, but I am being completely honest when I tell you that I look forward...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Travis Browne believes a dominant win over Arlovski will earn him a title shot

When Travis Browne decided to leave his previous training camp working with coach Greg Jackson and transfer to California where he now learns under Ronda Rousey's head coach Edmond Tarverdyan, he knew there was the possibility that drama was soon to follow. Fighters change training camps and coaches all the time, but Browne was a mainstay at Jackson's up until his loss to Fabricio...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen Contemplates MMA Return After PED Ban Lifted

Oh, boy. Chael Sonnen (pictured), one of the biggest cheaters in MMA history, might not be done with tainting the sport just yet. Apparently, after Sonnen’s two-year drug suspension expires in July 2016, the controversial wrestler might return to the cage. “His manager believes that after his suspension is up next year, that he’ll fight again,” reporter Ariel Helwani revealed...
Via 5thRound.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: Rousey vs. Cyborg would break UFC PPV record

Cris “Cyborg” Justino has been labeled by many as the one female fighter who has a chance to strip Ronda Rousey of her UFC title. A potential fight between the two has been discussed for years, but Cyborg would have to get down to the bantamweight division in order for it to happen. If the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone on injuries, rest, and the secrets to staying ready

Donald Cerrone has fought more frequently than any other top UFC contender, over the past two years - ten times, overall. He's fought twice already in 2015, and fought four times each in 2014, and 2013.  There's been much celebration and marvel at the lightweight's iron man pace and constant readiness. After all, many of those fights were taken on short notice or, like his UFC 187...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Sports profiled MMA star Ronda Rousey

Real Sports profiles MMA star Ronda Rousey and sees how she’s become a full-fledged celebrity outside of the octagon.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones will get immediate title shot if he returns

Jon Jones has been the most dominant figure in mixed martial arts for a few years now, but he has also had his share of issues. Recently, Jones was stripped of his UFC light heavyweight championship and suspended indefinitely following a hit-and-run accident. Luckily for Jones, he will be welcomed back to the UFC with an immediate title shot once he gets his life in order. On...
Via Rumors and Rants
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Blatnick, Matt Hughes vs. Frank Trigg 2 Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

The first inductees into the newly-revamped UFC Hall of Fame have been announced. Former commentator Jeff Blatnick will enter the “Contributors” wing, while the rematch between former welterweight champion Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg makes its way into the “Fight” wing. The announcement was made on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” Earlier this month, the UFC decided...
Via 5thRound.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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