Bellator MMA signs Matt Riddle in undisclosed deal with Legacy Fighting Championship (UPDATED)

The issue of marijuana usage aside, Matt Riddle is a household name in the MMA world. The UFC released Riddle from his contract after the fiasco with his drug test failures and the consequential fallout with UFC President Dana White. Matt Riddle has signed with Bellator MMA.

UFC on FX 8 post-fight press conference *VIDEO*

vitor belfort

Following Vitor Belfort’s devastating knockout of Luke Rockhold in the UFC on FX 8 main event Saturday night, the fighters gathered for the traditional post-fight press conference at Arena Jaraguá in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza who made a very impressive UFC debut, was also in attendance, as was Gleison Tibau and others.

UFC fighter Nate Diaz suspended 90 days and fined $20,000 for gay slur

UFC lightweight Nate Diaz was already on a bit of thin ice having lost his last two fights in a row, so when he broke the UFC’s Code of Conduct this past week by calling Byan Caraway a “Fag”, UFC president Dana White said Diaz would either be fined, suspended or released by the promotion.

Fortunately for Diaz he gets to keep his job — at least for now.

UFC on FX 8 bonuses: Belfort, Souza, Martins and Larsen take home $50K

Vitor Belfort

The UFC on FX 8 event took place at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua Do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, on Saturday night. Vitor Belfort, Ronaldo Souza, Lucas Martins and Jeremy Larsen each took home $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC on FX 8 event.

UFC POSTFIGHT SHOW ON FUEL TV Quotes – 5/18/13

UFC on Fuel TV

The following quotes are from tonight’s UFC POSTFIGHT SHOW ON FUEL TVfor UFC ON FX 8: BELFORT VS. ROCKHOLD. The show was hosted by Karyn Bryant, with UFC heavyweight Daniel Cormier and light heavyweight Chael Sonnen offering analysis. Heidi Androl conducted fighter interviews on-site.

The Voice vs. Dana White (full episode)

Michael Schiavello vs Dana White

Michael “The Voice” Schiavello sits down for an hour-long one-on-one interview with UFC president Dana White and asks him every question you could ever want to know. He even asked the one question I had always wanted to ask — and that was whatever happened to that gangster movie based in Boston he was going to make.