If it was up to Anthony Pettis, he'd handle his critics the way he used on the streets of Milwaukee as a kid.
"Where I grew up if someone talks any type of mess you handle it a certain way, and that's what I'm used to," Pettis said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour.
But the oft-criticized UFC lightweight champion knows things aren't that simple anymore.
"As the champ things are a little different now," acknowledged Pettis, who is currently shooting the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter out more
UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez revealed that he is 'slightly jealous' of Conor McGregor's recent success and starpower. While many featherweights have shown bitter disregard for Conor McGregor and his recent octagon success, Dennis Bermudez is one of the few who admits that the Irishman's starpower has him "slightly jealous."
"I really don't care what he's doing," Bermudez told Submission Radio. "He can run his mouth all he wants, and I actually, my hat slightly goes off to him to be able to more
Brazilian veteran Rodrigo Damm and “The Ultimate Fighter 15” runner-up Al Iaquinta are set to meet in a lightweight bout when the Ultimate Fighting Championship hits Connecticut in September. more
The UFC’s September return to Connecticut continues to build with the addition of a lightweight fight. Al Iaquinta is set to meet Rodrigo Damm at UFC Fight Night 50.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
The special Friday night fight card is filling up quickly (see it here).
There's an interesting lightweight battle brewing between Al Iaquinta and Rodrigo Damm for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 5, 2014, inside Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut.
Newsday announced the pairing on Saturday.
Iaquinta (8-3-1) saw his three fight winning streak go up in smoke when he was choked out by Mitch Clarke at the UFC 173 pay-per- more
Chael Sonnen has made his official response to the Nevada State Athletic Commission's complaint regarding his two failed drug tests in June and acknowledges taking all five of the banned substances. Sonnen made the response through his lawyer, Jeff Meyer. The statement was obtained Wednesday by MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani.
According to his lawyer, "Mr. Sonnen does not dispute any of the factual allegations contained in the First Amended Complaint. Mr. Sonnen accepts responsibility for his ac more
Nick Diaz, on the other hand ...
Stick a fork in him, he's done.
At least when it comes to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who is currently up two-zip on former division kingpin Anderson Silva, thanks to a pair of brutal finishes at UFC 162 and UFC 168, respectively.
"The Spider" is moving on (told you so).
Not to mention, Weidman has his hands full with Lyoto Machida, who tries to bring the belt back to Brazil this Saturday night (July 5, 2014) in the m more
Anyone stepping up to challenge Chael Sonnen now knows they should watch their fingers carefully.
The polarizing former UFC competitor weighed in on the Luis Suarez biting incident. If you have been living under a rock for the past few days, Suarez was banned for nine games and four months for biting an opposing player during the 2014 World Cup.
Here's what Sonnen had to say about it on Wednesday night's FOX Sports Live (h/t MMA Fighting): Lets start with what happened on the soccer field. To bi more
But to be fair, I probably would have done likewise.
If you stick your finger in Chael Sonnen's mouth during the course of a wrestling match, he will bite it.
That's according to the "shady" UFC Tonight co-host, who weighed in on the recent kerfuffle involving Uruguayan soccer star Luis Suarez, who was banned for nine games (and four months) by FIFA for biting an opponent during the World Cup on Wednesday.
His words: "Lets start with what happened on the soccer field. To bite someone in the cour more