Josh Thomson: Fighters above 155 not as good

They say the hardest part is not getting to the UFC, it's staying in the UFC. And Josh Thomson believes that job is a lot harder fighters 155 lbs. and below.

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UFC on FOX 12 weigh ins Fri 7:00 p.m. ET 

UFC on FOX 12 fighter weigh-ins stream live on the UnderGround courtesy of the UFC, Friday, July 25, at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT) from the SAP Center in San Jose, CA.

Rousey featured in 'The New Yorker'; how she became a 'mean girl' 

This week 'The New Yorker', one of the country's most esteemed publications featured Ronda Rousey in a full length story. Here is a short snippet of the excellent article.

Belfort, Sonnen NSAC meeting (1:00 ET) 

Today Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort are to set to stand before the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing random drug tests.

UFC on FOX 12 results & discussion 

The UFC on FOX 12 takes place Saturday, July 26th in San Jose, CA. The main card as well as some prelims will air live on FOX starting at 6:00 PM ET.

Eddie Bravo and Joe Rogan go over The Rubber Guard with Rickson 

If you are an old school hardcore fan of mixed martial arts, this video of Eddie Bravo and Joe Rogan explaining the Rubber Guard to Rickson Gracie is too cool for words.

Lawler: I'm not worried about the belt 

At Saturday's UFC on FOX 12 Robbie Lawler fights Matt Brown for the next shot at the welterweight title. However, getting a title shot isn't what's on Lawler's mind.

Cruz: I'm as good now as I ever was 

Dominick Cruz: "I have no question in my mind. I believe I am who I always was. You're going to see it, September 27th. I'm going to be me."

Nunes: Rousey's striking not very good, got lucky vs. Alexis Davis 

Amanda Nunes on Ronda Rousey: "Her striking's not very good, She knocked Alexis Davis out because she was lucky... After this fight for sure I'll start training for Ronda."

McGregor vs. Poirier at UFC 178 on September 27 

Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier is official for UFC 178 on September 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada, just three days after McGregor beat Diego Brandao,

Baroni: There are only a few of us left 

"You're about to witness a time where the few who remain will battle to the end. Once we're gone, the generation of gladiators will be over and never to return."

McCall: I'm the biggest threat to the title 

Despite a draw and a loss to the currently flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson, Ian McCall believes that he is still the biggest threat to take the the title

Spong: 'I can go to the top in the UFC' 

Tyrone Spong talks to the UG's Jonathan Shrager regarding his experience of UFC Dublin, his relationship with Dana White and his desire to fight in the UFC.

Dolce: Cormier could fight at 185, with little loss of performance 

Mike Dolce on Daniel Cormier: "If he wants to, he’ll be able to weigh in at 185 to compete very close to what he competes at as a light heavyweight."

Cole Miller: Fans have been spoon fed McGregor by the UFC 

Cole Miller: " Dana White said Conor McGregor reminds him of Ronda Rousey. That's a pretty bold statement. I told my brother they're both blond. That must be it."

Kennedy: Right now Belfort's injecting anything he wants to 

Tim Kennedy: "Right now (Vitor Belfort)'s down in Brazil, or back in you know California, training his butt off and injecting anything that he wants to and loving it."

Brown: I'm pretty f--king good at what I do 

Matt Brown: "I feel good about where I am, I'm happy with who I am and I'm confident that whatever happens in a fight, I'm confident because I work my ass off everyday..."

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