Ryan Bader: “I think it’s one of the better contracts out there, outside of being a UFC champion with pay-per-view points and stuff like that.”
Matt Mitrione: “I’m so excited to come back to the East Coast and compete again.”
Tito Ortiz: “I was manhandling [Dana White]. But it was fun.”
Chael Sonnen: “New York is a big deal for a lot of people. I’m a big deal for New York.”
Robin Black: “This is where we start. We’re white belts again. Starting right here on a journey to become better, and better, and better.”
It apparently took another month to iron out the final details, and now it’s official.
ussia’s Izvestia.ru reports is now considering Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, Cheick Kongo, or Joey Beltran.
Conor McGregor: “I flew to Las Vegas to have talks with Floyd and then he retired. He just doesn’t want to see me. He’s petrified. Wouldn’t you be?”
“There needs to be provision to ensure that any unsavory elements, or poor levels of integrity that could manifest in the sport, are addressed through good regulation.”
John Kavanagh: “I kept hitting [Conor McGregor] in the body until he couldn’t breathe and then I looked at him: ‘What’s it going to be?'”
Rashad Evans: “I give a little bit of depression. Then you gotta pull yourself out of it, it really is hard.”
Chris Weidman: “When he tried to keep his head up, his head literally scraped across the concrete and his face literally like, his skin just fell off his face.”
Jacare: “I’m happy to be fighting. But I have no problem stopping fighting. I stopped competing in jiu-jitsu in 2005 when I was at the top of my career.”
Jimi Manuwa: “I’m not interested in Jon Jones. Jon Jones takes steroids and now he’s been banned for steroids.”
The $50,000 performance bonuses at UFC Fight Night 107 were unusual.
The main event of UFC Fight Night 107 featured a lightheavyweight bout between England’s Jimi Manuwa and Corey Anderson.
UFC Fight Night 107 took place Saturday, March 18th at the O2 Arena in London, England. The event broadcast exclusively on UFC Fight Pass and was headlined by a lightheavyweight between Corey Anderson and Jimi Manuwa.
Conor McGregor: “I’m going to shock the whole goddamn world. Trust me on that. Look me in the eyes — 28 years of age.”
Fire alarms sounded in UFC Fight Night 107 host hotel Hilton Canary Wharf at about 11:00 p.m. on Friday night.
The UFC Fight Night 107 early, official fighter weigh-ins took place in just 32 minutes today, a record. There was only one failure …