During a recent interview, Rey Mysterio said that he is looking forward to hearing when CM Punk is going to be making his debut in UFC. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he wanted to know so that he can make arrangements to be there in person to support his friend. Mysterio stated that it was not enough to simply purchase the pay per view and support Punk from home.
November 25, 2015
While doing an interview on the Larry King Now show, Holly Holm was asked about allegations from Taz, who stated that he felt the championship fight with Ronda Rousey was fixed. Holm was adamant in saying that UFC fights will never be fixed. The new champion also stated that anyone involved in a fixed MMA fight will more than likely be banned for life, so the risk is too high for anyone to even consider it.
November 22, 2015
During a recent interview to promote his upcoming tour of England, Kurt Angle revealed the amount of money that UFC offered him back in 1997. Dana White had an offer on the table which would have included 10 fights and $150,000. At the time, Angle was not as famous as he is now. Plus, the MMA promotion was not the money making juggernaut that it has grown to become today.
November 20, 2015
During his latest podcast show, Taz shocked the world when he stated that the fight between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm was fixed. The former ECW star feels that UFC is purposely setting things up because Rousey was going to be taking some time away from the sport. Ronda is scheduled to film a movie soon. Taz thinks that Dana White opted to do this to set up a huge moneymaking rematch.
November 16, 2015
During a recent interview with Rolling Stones, Ronda Rousey was asked once again about her interest in professional wrestling. When asked if she was ready to become a wrestler, the UFC star flat out said that she was definitely ready. Rousey impressed some people by revealing just how much she keeps up with WWE and NXT. To lower the expectations, however, she wisely reminded people of all the commitments she has in her life at the moment.
November 3, 2015
After years of talking about the possibility, Kurt Angle might finally be making his way into the world of MMA. The Olympic gold medalist is teasing a major announcement from Bellator. There are rumors floating around right now that Angle is set to fight Ken Shamrock in a match. Shamrock has been teasing a major announcement as well. The former UFC star has been desperately trying to get booked.
October 28, 2015
When you are the new kid in town, then humility is something that is expected of you. That is the case with CM Punk right now since he is training for his first fight in UFC. The former world heavyweight champion revealed that he mops the floor at Roufusport facility after his training sessions. Doing that shows the other fighters that he is not just looking to have things handed to him.
October 20, 2015
Critics were already complaining that CM Punk was taking too long to make his debut in UFC. Those complaints are about to be even louder, as the former world heavyweight champion has now suffered some sort of shoulder injury while doing MMA training. That means that his debut match will have to be postponed for a couple of months. Punk does not want to step into the ring until he feels that he is truly ready to compete.
October 5, 2015