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UFC Contender Luke Rockhold Bets His Purse Against Michael Bisping

Luke Rockhold wants Michael Bisping to put his money where his mouth is, and he is even willing to throw his own money into the fray. Speaking with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour (transcribed by Shaun Al-Shatti), Rockhold claimed that he would put his purse on the line in an interesting stipulation. "He wouldn't take my bet," Rockhold said. Show More Summary

Live UFC 177 results

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to pay-per-view (PPV) this weekend (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) with UFC 177 from Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. Get complete, official "Dillashaw vs. Barao 2" event results, live updates...Show More Summary

Infographic shows top UFC PPV-buying cities/states, top-grossing events and much more

Buffalo Wild Wings FTW! Watching UFC 129: "St. Pierre vs. Shields" on pay-per-view (PPV) back on April 30, 2011, in Tampa, Ariz., at Buffalo Wild Wings would have been just about the most popular mixed martial arts (MMA) thing imaginable...Show More Summary

UFC rankings updated after UFC Fight Night 48/UFC Fight Night 49: Rafael dos Anjos soars, Michael Bisping stays put after dominant victories

Meanwhile, Ben Henderson lost his No. 1 Lightweight ranking after getting stopped in the first round by "RDA" in Tulsa. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC Fight Night 48: "Bisping vs. Show More Summary

UFC 177 preview: Five burning questions going into 'Dillashaw vs. Barao 2' in Sacramento

Before every fight card, mixed martial arts (MMA) fans toggle between possible scenarios and what to expect days before it all unfolds in front of their eyes. Probable outcomes, distinguishable facts and head-scratching theories are all part of the mystique that surrounds the fights on any given night. Show More Summary

'Karate Clerk' Mayura Dissanayake Knocks out Real Opponent in 18 Seconds

Do we have the next Kimbo Slice on our hands? Mayura Dissanayake, also known as the "Karate Clerk" or simply "Gas Station Guy," made headlines around the nation and globe in July when he used his MMA training to fight off a group ofShow More Summary

Dana White sends terrible message by removing judge Howard Hughes at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau

UFC President Dana White removed judge Howard Hughes from duty on last Saturday's (Aug. 23, 2014) UFC Fight Night 48 card after having an issue with his scoring of the first two fights. That wouldn't have happened if the fight card was...Show More Summary

Bobby Green Claims Donald Cerrone Is the 'Most Obnoxious As---Le I've Ever Met'

Bobby Green may be a new name to a lot of UFC fans, but he's already picking up the nuances of being a major player in a competitive division. Speaking to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, Green blasted his former UFC 178 opponent and fan-favorite...Show More Summary

UFC 177: Renan Barao Driven by Revenge, Redemption

When a fighter goes more than a decade without experiencing the bitter taste of defeat the way Renan Barao had going into UFC 173 back in May, there is a sense of complacency that can settle in. Not to say the former bantamweight king had overlooked the young upstart in T.J. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 54: Rory MacDonald will be 'king of the hill soon,' so he's getting used to the constant call outs

Which is why "Ares" doesn't mind getting challenged by the rest of the welterweight division, including his upcoming opponent, Tarec Saffiedine. After plenty of lobbying, Tarec Saffiedine got just what he wanted, a chance to fight top...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 49: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

At UFC Fight Night 49, Rafael dos Anjos shook up the lightweight division with a surprise win over former 155-pound champion Benson Henderson. The Brazilian recorded only one knockout win in his first 14 UFC bouts. However, with a stoppage victory over Henderson on Saturday, Dos Anjos has scored knockouts in back-to-back outings. Show More Summary

Luke Rockhold not impressed by 'unflexible' Michael Bisping and his 'pitter-patter' win over Cung Le in Macau

And is so confident that he can defeat the British banger, he offered up his own fight purse, which "The Count" can claim just by surviving the first five minutes. Michael Bisping took the opportunity to call out Luke Rockhold shortly after dominating Cung Le this past weekend (Sat., Aug. Show More Summary

Hot Potato: 19 Photos of Jennifer Nguyen, UFC Macau Ring Girl

(Photo via Jennifer's ModelMayhem page. Full gallery is after the jump.) Props to Bloody Elbow photographer Anton Tabuena for introducing us to Jennifer Nguyen, a Vancouver-based model, dancer, and actress of Vietnamese descent who was one of the guest ring girls at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau this weekend. Show More Summary

ICYMI: Mayura “The Karate Clerk” Dissanayake Scored an 18-Second KO Over the Weekend

Back in July, we brought you the news (and video footage) of Houston gas station attendant/MMA fighter Mayura Dissanayake thwarting a robbery via a hellstorm of soccer kicks. The video was cathartic, uplifting, and kewl, and soon garnered...Show More Summary

Female Fighter Scores Brutal Spinning Hook Kick Knockout in 5 Seconds

Christine Stanley took a page out of UFC middleweight Uriah Hall's book over the weekend by rendering her opponent unconscious with a devastating spinning hook kick just five seconds into the first round. In a weekend dominated by back-to-back...Show More Summary

Barao vs. Dillashaw II: A Complete Guide to UFC 177

Hello. Come in, I'm glad you came. Sit down. Can I get you something to drink? Coffee, distilled water, perhaps something stronger, Nos Active, whiskey? Great, that's great. But let's get down to brass tacks now. I called you in today because I want to level with you. Show More Summary

Bobby Green accuses 'racist' Donald Cerrone of groping women at UFC Fan Expo

"King" calls Cerrone "the most obnoxious asshole he's ever met," before firing off some pretty serious accusations. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Bobby Green may no longer be fighting Donald Cerrone at UFC...Show More Summary

Behold, The Worst MMA T-Shirt of All Time. OF ALL TIME.

(Yes, this is a real shirt, and not a cut-scene from Leisure Suit Larry.) Today's jumping spinning hook-kick knockout video raised a couple of uncomfortable questions. For instance: Isn't XFS the same promotion that was plagued by aShow More Summary

VIDEO: Watch a 15 Year-Old Michael Bisping Compete In Britain’s First “No Holds Barred” Match

If there are two things we know about Michael Bisping, it's that dude loves to fight and dude is an asshole more often than not. His fourth round TKO of Cung Le over the weekend marked Bisping's 21st appearance in the UFC, tying him with Diego Sanchez for the most fights of a TUF winner in the promotion's history. Show More Summary

Chris Leben reveals he was 'blackout drunk' and trashed hotel the day before weigh ins for Brian Stann fight

Who needs the treadmill when you have frozen drinks? How did Chris Leben cut those last few pounds for his Brian Stann fight? By vomiting all over himself after a night of hard drinking. Suddenly, a rubber suit and the sauna doesn't sound so bad. Show More Summary

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