Campbell McLaren: “When I launched the UFC 24 years ago, we changed the world. On November 11, we are going to do so again.”
Cris Cyborg: “If she wants to make a good fight for the fans, we can make it at WWE. … her coach would fit perfectly in her corner in WWE, he’s nothing but a joke.”
“My long-term is definitely win the belt. Maybe go into commentating, maybe start a Roy Nelson Bellator TV show on Spike. With the handcuffs off, anything’s possible.”
Executive director of the Nevada Athletic State Commission Bob Bennett said that no decision had been made on whether Adalaide Byrd will be judging at UFC 216.
Kenny Florian: “Michael Bisping has set a blueprint on how to beat Luke Rockhold and he didn’t address the issue.”
Daniel Cormier: “I would have regretted throwing those away. My wife wouldn’t let me.”
Weight cuts could affect a fighter not only physically but mentally as well. Being dehydrated could take a toll on one’s training, making you feel weak and tired.
Rickson Gracie: “You don’t learn when you are fighting, bringing in all sorts of tension and emotion. You learn when you are having fun, training in a smooth and gentle way.”
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Edmond Tarverdyan: “If her body does give her one more fight and she really wants to mentally, she might. It’s 50-50 right now I would say.”
Chatri Sityodtong: “If you ask experts from the martial arts community – anyone in the know – they’ll tell you that Ben is the best welterweight in the history of the sport.”
David Branch: “I took as much punishment as I could. I didn’t just give up. Eventually it came, but I took a lot of knocks before that happened.”
Joe Rogan: “Neither Canelo nor Golvkin is a good fight for him. They’re terrible fights for him. Those guys are different.”
Thiago Alves: “This was my first hurricane as a husband and father. The safety of my family it’s my duty and they will always come first!”
Jesse Taylor: “Let due process do its work before judging on the matter. Those that know me know this is wrong.”
Anthony Hamilton: “Thank u to all my family and friends for being a part of this journey. But, I think that was the last ride for the Freight Train.”
Luke Rockhold: “This weight won’t happen forever. Maybe DC will find retirement soon, I’ll have to move up and take on the next division.”
Mike Perry, Gregor Gillespie, Jason Gonzalez, and Uriah Hall each won $50,000 performance bonuses at UFC Fight Night 116.
UFC Fight Night 116 took place Saturday, September 15th, at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The event was headlined by a middleweight bout between former UFC champion Luke Rockhold and former two-division WSOF champion David Branch.
UFC Fight Night 117 on September 23 was getting a new main event. Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua is out, and opponent Ovince Saint-Preux now fights Yushin Okami.