Jordan Mein, understandably, didn't want to talk much about the turmoil that went down in his family in the hours leading up to UFC Fight Night 49.
The welterweight contender from Canada saw his father and cornerman, James Lee Mein, arrested and charged with sexual battery before Friday's weigh-ins in Tulsa. He was released on bond on Saturday morning.
Jordan Mein was asked at the post-fight press conference if the distractions affected his preparation for his co-main event bout with Mike Pyle.
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Anthony Johnson’s in a peculiar situation: He doesn’t want to call out opponents and appear brash, but as a contender in one of the UFC’s more intriguing weight classes, he factors into nearly every matchmaking discussion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
What's the future of Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez? Is he staying in Bellator or, as rumored, heading to the UFC to fulfill his career dreams?
While things with Alvarez and the previous Bellator leadership might have taken very sour turns on more than one occasion, the removal of Bjorn Rebney and replacement of former Strikeforce President Scott Coker would seem to indicate there's a potential chance of mending fences. And if there's not, wouldn't Coker simply let Alvarez walk, muc read news >>
UFC President Dana White joined members of the media following the UFC Fight Night Bangor card to discuss a variety of topics including the Jones-Cormier brawl and the hot mic incident that was leaked afterwards. Since it has been several weeks since the last UFC event, many pundits were interested in Dana White's take on the Jon Jones - Daniel Cormier media brawl once the traditional post-fight media scrum started.
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It may be born out of a bad situation, but Cathal Pendred is putting Mike King's lost bonus money to good use.
Sometimes the best things can come from bad decisions. Little did Mike King know when he decided to juice going into his fight with Cathal Pendred, that at least some of the bonus money he'd end up losing would go to charity. That's what Pendred himself is saying after he successfully campaigned to receive King's half of their FOTN bonus from UFC Fight Night Dublin. Thank you @danawhite read news >>
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Former Bellator and UFC welterweight War Machine, formerly Jon Koppenhaver, insists that he fought "for his life" last week on a day where he planned to propose to his girlfriend Christy Mack, a well-known porn star. As TMZ Sports reported, the controversial fighter was unceremoniously released by Bellator on Friday after it came to light that War Machine is the prime suspect in the beating of Mack and an unnamed third party in Las Vegas. As authorities continue to search for War Machine, the em read news >>
Paul Heyman, Brock Lesnar's manager, says that the former UFC champion finally has a clean bill of health, and would consider a UFC return "if a change of circumstance happens".
Paul Heyman, a long time pro wrestling staple and manager of Brock Lesnar, was a guest at The MMA Hour so naturally one of the talking points was his polarizing client. According to him, the former UFC champion is finally healthy after that long battle with diverticulitis: "He had a clean bill of health, finally. Brock w read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones spoke with the media on Monday during the UFC 178 press tour in Las Vegas about his upcoming UFC 178 title fight against rival Daniel Cormier. read news >>
"The Phenom" affirmed that he's ready for any situation in the upcoming title bout and guaranteed that he's confident to beat Weidman after studying the champion's game
After finally being licensed to fight in Nevada, Vitor Belfort is confident that he'll beat Chris Weidman in their UFC Middleweight title fight at UFC 181, on December 6. "The Phenom" told Combate.com that he knows how to approach the bout against the champion and warned that he's ready for any situation. "(Chris Weidman) has a l read news >>
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar proved he's still a force to be reckoned with at 145 pounds with his thrashing of BJ Penn at The Ultimate Fighter Season 19 Finale last week, but are there any matchups that would convince him to shed a couple extra pounds?
According to an interview with Bloody Elbow, "The Answer" would consider a catchweight bout with ex-WEC featherweight titleholder Urijah Faber, who now competes at bantamweight, if the stars aligned. Edgar said, "135 might be a st read news >>
UFC Number 2 featherweight contender, Frankie Edgar talks about who he'd like to face next and what it would take for a match-up with Urijah Faber.
This past Sunday night saw the end of an era when Frankie Edgar put on a crushing display of dominance in his stoppage of UFC legend, B.J. Penn. Edgar finds himself in a unique position in that he was the catalyst that finally made Penn call his long and heralded career to an emotional halt. The win catapulted the New Jersey native into the Number 2 read news >>