Leading up to his UFC Fight Night 44 bout with Niko Musoke, TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum called nutritionist Mike Dolce's program "expensive."
But Gastelum missed weight by nearly two pounds, which caused the welterweight to forfeit 20 percent of his purse and may have cost him a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus after his decision win.
"Dana White was going to give him a $50,000 bonus for performance of the night," Dolce said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "But because he missed wei more
When one of Mike Dolce's most famous clients, Chael Sonnen, got busted a second time in less than a month for banned substances, MMA's most famous nutritionist had to separate business from friendship.
"As a friend, I support Chael, I love the guy, he's done amazing things," Dolce said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "On a professional level, it is certainly disappointing."
On Saturday night, MMAFighting.com broke the news that Sonnen failed a second Nevada Athletic Commission drug test,jus more
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is the newest member of the Reebok family. Pettis confirmed the deal to MMAFighting.com on Monday. The young titleholder will now join fellow mixed martial artists Johny Hendricks and Rampage Jackson as fighters to secure sponsorships with the blue-chip sneaker and apparel company.
"It's cool that they chose me," Pettis said. "I'm sure they had a lot of guys they could've chose from and they wanted to choose me. For me, it's an amazing opportunity.
"I defi more
Azunna Anyanwu recorded an impressive knockout that he hopes will catch the UFC's eye. more
Or as the online publication labeled it, "epic fail," after Goldy flopped on the popular rugby team. "Fueling the American stereotype of being completely ignorant about other countries, the US commentator announced, 'Here tonight in attendance, Jonah Lomu of the All Blacks, one of the greatest Australian Rules Football players of all time.' Jonah Lomu is, of course, not one of our greatest AFL players, but rather one of the world's greatest Rugby union players. You know, the sport that the All B more
During the recent UFC broadcast from New Zealand, Mike Goldberg botched Jonah Lomu's name and sport in a moment that Australian media have said fuels the American stereotype of ignorance toward other countries.
News Corp Australia staff writers appear a bit less than thrilled with Mike Goldberg after his work over the weekend calling the action from the UFC's trip to New Zealand.
Right on the front page of News.com.au is the headline "UFC commentator’s massive fail" with the sub-header of "AMERI more
SAN ANTONIO – UFC welterweight Kelvin Gastelum thought he had things under control with his weight, but he now admits he may need help once more. Filed under: News, UFC more
In a week where Vale Tudo Japan made headlines with a newly signed UFC partnership, the Japanese promotion also brought its show to Osaka for the semifinals of its ongoing 125-pound tournament. more
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Robert Whittaker, one of the biggest favorites on Saturday’s card, was mostly on cruise control on his way to an easy victory.Filed under: News, UFC more