Dustin Poirier says he would fight again before a title shot

Dustin Poirier just had one of the biggest wins of his career this past Saturday when he finished Eddie Alvarez in the second. It wouldn’t be that far of a stretch to say he might be next in line for a title shot after lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor get it on this … Read more

NASTY! Check out Ron Stallings’ eye after scrap with Uriah Hall

Joe Rogan said that if the fight had been in Las Vegas, the doctor would not have stopped the fight between Uriah Hall and Ron Stallings. Stallings stepped up on super short notice to fight one of the most dangerous men in the business. Hall was known for epic beatdowns during his stint on The … Read more

Check out this video commentary on UFC fighter pay

There’s two sides to this antitrust class action lawsuit, the UFC brass and the fighters. I like Luke Thomas’ argument that you can’t have it both ways… you can’t be the ever-growing ever-expanding world dominating super power, but also don’t have enough money to pay fighters something comparable to a major professional sports league. Additional … Read more

Bellator’s Bjorn Rebney says they will never have a sponsor tax like the UFC

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The UFC has taken a lot of heat since they implemented their discretionary sponsor tax, which can reportedly run as high as $100,000. This means if the UFC wants to they will charge a company for the right to sponsor any of their fighters. Needless to say, MMA fighter sponsorship opportunities have taken a hit because of this.

THE INFO episode 16: PRO MMA Podcast featuring Cheng, Uyenoyama and McKenzie

THE INFO hit the PRO MMA (promma.info) airwaves¬† with a star-studded show with three guests joining Matt De La Rosa and “Fast Eddie” Constantine this week. Team Shamrock tryout winner Victor Cheng stopped by to discuss a career changing weekend. Darren Uyenoyama swung by to discuss DREAM, Shooto and Strikeforce and Tim McKenzie talked UFN … Read more

An interview all MMA fans will want to hear

There is a new interview with David Samuels by Luke Thomas from MMA Nation that MMA fans will want to hear.

You will remember Samuels as the journalist from The Atlantic who did the in-depth article on Quinton Jackson entitled “Rampage.” He also had seperate interviews with B.J. Penn, Lorenzo Fertitta, and Arianny Celeste, each of which are insightful and well worth your time.

In this interview with Samuels he discusses what he has learned through his investigative journalism and spending time with these various UFC figures. He discusses who REALLY runs the UFC as well as if the UFC is going to succeed in the long run or is this thing going to wind down one day.

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