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Apr 21, 2014 6:21 pm

Bedford and Yahya Will Settle Score at UFC Fight Night on June 28th

Johnny Bedford and Rani Yahya will settle their rivalry at UFC Fight Night on June 28th in San Antonio, Texas. Their first bout just two weeks ago came to a controversial finish when a clash of heads caused Yahya to get dazed. Bedford followed up with a couple punches and was peeled off by the...

Aug 18, 2015 5:52 am

Henry Cejudo vs. Jussier Formiga set for UFC Fight Night 78

A key flyweight bout between rising contenders Henry Cejudo and Jussier Formiga is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 78 event in Mexico. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday evening. Former Olympic wrestling gold medal winner, Henry Cejudo (9-0 MMA), will be looking to stretch his undefeated mixed martial arts record to 10-0...

Aug 2, 2015 1:02 am

Dan Henderson vs. Vitor Belfort Headlines UFC Fight Night 78

Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort are set to settle the score in the main-event of “UFC Fight Night 78”, which will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil on November 7, 2015. The bout was confirmed by Dana White at the UFC 190 post fight press conference. Henderson’s first meeting with “The Phenom” took place at...

Jun 28, 2015 12:33 pm

Kimbo Slice Suffered Cut That Nearly Severed His Toe at Bellator 138

Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock in a highlight anticipated heavyweight bout in the main event of Bellator 138 earlier in June and Slice walked out with his hands held high in victory. While it looked like Shamrock got the worst of it when he got knocked out, little did viewers know that Slice’s toe nearly...

Jun 23, 2015 6:41 am

Former UFC title holder Carla Esparza out 6-8 months!

Former UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza (10-3 MMA) will be on the shelf for the next 6-8 months. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 20” took to twitter to announce the news: I will be undergoing surgery as a result of a shoulder injury from my last fight. I will be out6-8months. http://t.co/1gtL5dS6y4 —...

Jun 22, 2015 2:56 pm

Ratings Report: Kimbo Slice on Bellator 138 Breaks Records

Bellator 138 aired live from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri and featured a main event bout between the popular Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock. Slice defeated Shamrock by way of TKO in the opening round after nearly getting submitted in the opening minutes of the contest. The ratings are in and it turns...

Jun 22, 2015 1:58 pm

Dustin Poirier Makes His Prediction for McGregor/Aldo at UFC 189

Dustin Poirier has stepped inside of the octagon with some of the best fighters UFC has to offer, including “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. McGregor will walking into his fight with UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo as the underdog, but he is riding an incredible wave of momentum no other underdog has experience before. McGregor’s UFC...

Jun 19, 2015 3:00 pm

Visa system issue forces changes to several bouts on the June 27 fight card

Due to an issue affecting the Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs visa system and a technical problem with the Consular Consolidated Database, UFC is unable to secure entry into the country for 12 of its athletes slated to compete at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MACHIDA vs. ROMERO on Saturday, June 27, at the Hard...

Jun 14, 2015 10:16 am

Twitter Reacts to Alvarez’s Shocking Win over Melendez at UFC 188

Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez left it all in the octagon Saturday night at UFC 188. While their long awaited bout wasn’t the “fight of the year” critics thought it would be, Alvarez and Melendez showed a ton of fighting spirit in the second and third rounds that brought the crowd to their feet. Melendez...

Jun 14, 2015 10:03 am

Wanderlei Silva’s Insane Reaction to Werdum’s Win at UFC 188

Wanderlei Silva is a happy man! Several weeks ago, his lifetime ban was lifted and now his good friend Fabricio Werdum just became the UFC Heavyweight Champion! Werdum walked into the octagon as the underdog on enemy soil at UFC 188 when he squared off with Cain Velasquez in Mexico. Velasquez’s conditioning, usually an advantage,...

Jun 12, 2015 12:10 pm

UFC 188 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 5

On Episode 5 of UFC 188 Embedded, main card fighters Tecia Torres and Charles Rosa craft the perfect social media post by the pool. Interested onlooker Junior Dos Santos, former UFC heavyweight champion, breaks down the weekend’s main event. Then UFC 188’s big names face off at media day, including heavyweight headliners Cain Velasquez and...

Jun 12, 2015 12:01 pm

UFC 188 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 4

On Episode 4 of UFC 188 Embedded, heavyweight headliners Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum pump up their fans at open workouts. The tension between the two continues to build, and Velasquez’s teammates Daniel Cormier and Luke Rockhold only fuel the fire. UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the heavyweight title...

Jun 11, 2015 6:58 am

UFC 188 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 3

On Episode 3 of UFC 188 Embedded, fighters including strawweights Tecia Torres and Angela Hill, middleweight Kelvin Gastelum and lightweight Johnny Case adjust to the high altitude. More athletes arrive in Mexico City and kick off fight week with a high-speed police escort: middleweight Nate Marquardt and lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez. Plus, heavyweight...

Jun 10, 2015 2:41 pm

UFC 188 Embedded Ep. 2––WATCH

‘On Episode 2 of UFC 188 Embedded, heavyweight headliners Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum continue training in Mexico for their upcoming heavyweight title fight. Werdum joins other UFC 188 fighters – including middleweight Kelvin Gastelum and strawweight Tecia Torres – for an encore viewing of UFC 180. At home in the States, the stars of...

Jun 4, 2015 6:00 am

Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez faces interim title holder Fabricio Werdum in the UFC 188 main event, on June 13. While we wait for his highly anticipated return to the Octagon, check out the latest Layzie The Savage special feature, and get a glimpse at what it takes to be the UFC’s heavyweight champion of...

May 18, 2015 6:20 pm

UH-OH! Daniel Cormier On Cutting Weight For UFC 187: ‘I Was Panicking’

Daniel Cormier will get a second shot at the UFC light-heavyweight title when he meets Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 this Saturday. Cormier was given the fight on short notice because of the Jon Jones ordeal. He was planning on fighting in June against Ryan Bader, but instead realized he would have to cut down...

May 12, 2015 10:12 am

“Bellator 138: Shamrock vs. Slice” Lineup Complete with 14 Fights

Next month’s Bellator 138 event in St. Louis is now complete with a total of 14 exciting fights we can look forward to watching. The event is headlined by a heavyweight grudge match featuring Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson taking on MMA pioneer Ken Shamrock. In the night’s co-main event slot, Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire...

Apr 28, 2015 2:05 pm

He Can FLY! Jon Jones Can Travel Out of State for UFC 187

Jon Jones appeared in front of Judge Maria Dominguez at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court in Albuquerque, New Mexico to review whether or not the officer has a reason to arrest him in the first place. The UFC Light Heavyweight Champion did not enter a plea at the proceeding and a sixty day rule date...

Mar 25, 2015 5:44 am

Gastelum moves up to middleweight, faces Marquardt at UFC 188

Kelvin Gastelum (10-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) is returning to the UFC’s middleweight division! “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 17 winner had missed the welterweight limit of 170-pounds in two of his past three fights, prompting the decision. In his return to middleweight, Gastelum will square off with former title challenger Nate Marquardt (33-14-2 MMA) at June’s...

Mar 20, 2015 11:16 am

Miesha Tate vs. Jessica Eye Booked For June Event

A female number one contender bout between Miesha Tate and Jessica Eye has been booked for an upcoming UFC event. UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced the bout at today’s press-conference. Though not supposed to be official, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Rousey spoke the truth. The duo stopped short of announcing the date...