Frankie Edgar: “I would love to see Ben Askren in the UFC. I think it’s a shame that he hasn’t been here.
Tahar Hadbi: “I just saw a video that made me laugh, he plays really well the comedy, it reminds me of our last fight.”
‘Big’ John McCarthy: “I have to improve on everything. It wasn’t easy to watch. I made mistakes.
Chatri Sityodtong: “I am thrilled to announce the addition of ONE Super Series, a global super league that will feature the world’s greatest strikers.”
Irene Aldana: “My team worked with me to have a different mental approach, this time, to focus on being more tactical, and aggressive.”
Edmonton’s Community Services Committee voted Wednesday to lift the city’s year-long ban on combative sports events early; City Council is expected to vote 2/28.
Gilbert Burns vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier at Saturday’s UFC on Fox 28 card in Orlando, Florida, has been scrapped over weight-cutting concerns.
Tito Ortiz: “Actually, on New Year’s, I asked the matchmakers for the UFC if they’d ever want to do a Chuck Liddell-Tito Ortiz III and he kind of looked at me and laughed.”
CB Dollaway: “There’s permanent damage. There’s no way to — it’s irreversible, essentially.
Anderson Silva: “I’m just waiting. Because obviously if I take these steroids, I’m stupid. Because I’m too old.”
Davina Maciel: ”They say you can’t hit the back of the head. The referee was blind or he didn’t want to stop.”
Boxing, much like wrestling, is one of the best ‘bases’ to build your striking game around before entering mixed martial arts.
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Floyd Mayweather Sr: “The way I see it, I have to believe that this is where it’s going. The way it looks, I think so.”
T.J. Dillashaw: “If I can do it, absolutely. If they let me do it, I want to be active as long as I am healthy and ready to go.”
The UFC released Canadian welterweight Jonathan ‘The French Spider’ Meunier, reportedly citing concerns over brain health.
Magistrate Sharon Cure found that all charges against Dan Hyatt had been proven.
Elias Theodorou: “Mixed martial arts has been at the forefront of equality in many different ways. … also now myself included as the first ring boy.”
Curtis Blaydes: “I like to be cautious in what I say. I hate the whole McGregor mentality where you just talk trash and say, ‘yeah I can beat that guy easily.'”
Matt Mitrione: “Old boy has got issues. He’s got character and quality issues. I don’t like Roy Nelson. He’s not my dude anymore.”