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Oct 27, 2016 10:32 am

Alexander Emelianenko released from prison three years early, plans to fight in 2016

Alexander Emelianenko, brother of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko, has been released from prison three years early on parole for “good behavior” according to Interfax.ru. Emelianenko was sentenced to four and a half years in prison back in 2015 after he was convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting his housekeeper, while forcing her to take “narcotic...

Oct 26, 2016 6:44 pm

WATCH: UFC 205 extended promo released and it looks AMAZING

UFC 205 is stacked from top-to-bottom for the promotion’s first-ever event in New York City. The UFC just released the extended promo for the epic card, which will feature three title fights and a six-fight main card featuring some of the UFC’s biggest names. See for yourself how awesome this UFC 205 promo is below!...

Oct 21, 2016 10:59 am

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva Has Been Released from the UFC

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva‘s time in the Octagon has come to an end, as the Brazilian heavyweight and the UFC have mutually agreed not to renew his contract. Silva’s contract ran its course after a KO loss to Roy Nelson in September. With this loss, Bigfoot fell to a brutal 1-6-1 in his last seven fights....

Oct 10, 2016 7:58 pm

PHOTO | Official poster released for UFC 205 in New York

This historic card marks the first UFC event in the Big Apple since mixed martial arts was legalized in the state this year. Three championship title fights will take place in what many believe is the biggest card in UFC history. In the main event of the evening, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will look...


Sep 28, 2016 11:45 am

VIDEO | Newly released Anthony Johnson sparring footage

It’s no secret that Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is one of the hardest hitters in MMA. The top-ranked light heavyweight has showcased his incredible power time and time again, scoring blistering knockout wins over game competition in Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Alexander Gustafsson and most recently, Jimi Manuwa, Ryan Bader, and Glover Teixeira. With such incredible power packed...

Sep 28, 2016 9:53 am

Dana White reacts to Jose Aldo’s request to be released

Tuesday afternoon, UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo left the MMA community stunned as he requested that the UFC release him from his contract so that he could retire from MMA and move to another sport entirely. Aldo expressed his frustration with the UFC for not making good on their promise to force Conor McGregor...

Jul 20, 2016 10:19 am

UFC released Mirko Cro Cop from contract, allowing him to fight at Rizin

Rizin FF has continued to keep the ball rolling since MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko made his return to MMA on New Year’s Eve. Since then, the promotion held their official ‘Rizin 1’ event back in April, and will look to build more momentum as we get closer to the end of the year. Earlier this...

Jul 11, 2016 9:52 am

Official statement released on the sale of the UFC to WME | IMG

On Monday, the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Full statement from the UFC: BEVERLY HILLS, CA (July 11, 2016) – WME | IMG today announced the acquisition of UFC, the world’s premier professional mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. A global leader...

Jul 5, 2016 1:34 pm

Frank Mir has asked the UFC to be released

Back in April, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was notified that he had failed his ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’ post-fight drug test. Mir failed the test for oral turinabol metabolites, blaming the failed drug test on contaminated kangaroo meat. While there has been no word yet as to how long Mir will be suspended,...

Jun 16, 2016 9:06 am

VIDEO | Horrific footage released of MMA fighter being paralyzed during arrest

Earlier this year, news surfaced that Colorado MMA fighter Donovan Duran had been paralyzed from the chest down after police allegedly used excessive force during an arrest for public intoxication. Duran was suing the department for using excessive force in his arrest, which resulted in his paralysis. While in April a jury determined that none...

May 17, 2016 10:33 am

Surprising odds released for Cris Cyborg bouts versus Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate

Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend with a successful finish of Leslie Smith in the first round. Cyborg’s only UFC fight was at a 140 pound catchweight, which isn’t typical in the UFC. However, oddsmakers did release odds for Cyborg in fights against Ronda Rousey and...

Apr 19, 2016 8:59 am

UFC on FOX 19 salaries released

This past Saturday, UFC on FOX 19 hit Tampa. The main card on ‘big FOX’ saw Cub Swanson dominate Hacran Dias, Khabib Nurmagomedov make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon as he defeated Darrell Horcher, Rose Namajunas defeat Tecia Torres, and Glover Teixeira KO Rashad Evans. Below is the full payroll, courtesy of BloodyElbow:...

Apr 1, 2016 8:14 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones goes right back to training after being released from jail

Thursday morning a judge ordered Jon Jones to complete anger management training, driver improvement courses, and must get approval from his probation officer before he is allowed to drive anywhere. Immediately after being released from jail, Jones was back in the gym training for his UFC 197 fight against Daniel Cormier on April 23rd. Fortunately,...

Mar 31, 2016 8:39 am

Breaking: Jon Jones released, receives new conditions for probation

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones appeared before judge Michael Martinez on Thursday morning, this in regards to his probation violation case which stemmed from being handed five traffic citations earlier this week. The pound-for-pound mixed martial arts kingpin had been in custody at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center since Tuesday morning. According...

Mar 29, 2016 2:07 am

Odds released for UFC 198 card including Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs. Leslie Smith

Big news broke on Monday when the UFC revealed that Cris “Cyborg” Justino would be making her UFC debut at UFC 198 in her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. Odds for “Cyborg’s” 140 pound catchweight fight with Leslie Smith were recently released by 5Dimes Sportsbook. Leslie Smith +600 Cristiane Justino -1200 Over 1.5...

Mar 28, 2016 9:44 am

Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 betting odds released for their expected UFC 200 rematch

Nate Diaz was a huge underdog according to the betting odds going into the UFC 196 main event against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. It looks like Diaz will be getting the underdog role once again even after submitting McGregor in the second round of their first match. MMA Junkie reported that “Irish bookmaker Paddy...

Mar 3, 2016 11:39 am

Dada 5000 released from hospital nearly 2 weeks after fight with Kimbo Slice

The much talked about fight between Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 took place nearly two weeks ago on Feb. 19 at Bellator 149 and Dada 5000 has just been released from the hospital being admitted immediately after the fight. The lackluster fight ended with both opponents heavily gassed out with Kimbo ending the fight by...

Feb 19, 2016 2:13 pm

Audio released from Jon Jones traffic stop after going 75 mph in a 35 mph zone

Apparently former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given a “huge break” from Albuquerque, New Mexico police. Police clocked Jones going 75 mph in a 35 mph zone and the former champ didn’t have any proof of insurance, registration for the vehicle, or his driver’s license at the time of the stop. TMZ obtained...

Feb 9, 2016 11:53 am

Check out the newly released odds for CM Punk versus Mickey Gall! Suprised?

Phil Brooks, better known by his WWE name as CM Punk will be making his much anticipated debut in the UFC against Mickey Gall (2-0). Gall who was awarded the opportunity to welcome CM Punk to the world of mixed martial arts with his first fight in the UFC just won his own UFC debut...

Jan 30, 2016 9:09 am

Newly released footage! Anderson Looks Sharp In Preparation For Bisping!

Anderson Silva is looking on point in this behind the scenes training video featuring the former pound for pound great. Silva looks to get back into title contention with a win over Michael “The Count” Bisping on February 27th next month. Bisping has done everything to be vocal about his stance on the ‘doping’ issues...

Jan 8, 2016 11:14 am

More details released regarding EA Sports UFC 2

As we get closer and closer to the release date of EA Sports UFC 2, fans are getting more and more anxious for details! First EA Sports hid the release date on UFC.com, then the first official trailer was released, now we have even more details regarding gameplay modes. EA Sports sent out a press...

Jan 6, 2016 11:07 pm

911 call audio released from Julianna Pena’s ball bashing arrest incident

In December reports were released that UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Julianna Pena was arrested and charged with two counts of assault by the Spokane Police Department in Washington. Details later emerged of the incident where Pena allegedly kicked two men in the groin. Pena and fellow fighter Joshua Gow apparently were trying to make their...

Dec 28, 2015 8:50 am

Released! Countdown to UFC 195: Andrei Arlovski vs Stipe Miocic

UFC 195 co-main event will feature heavyweights Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski vs Stipe Miocic on January 2nd.   Arlovski is enjoying his second wind in his career with six straight. The last time Arlovski felt a gold belt around his waste was over a decade ago, but with finishes against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Travis...

Dec 27, 2015 3:20 pm

Countdown to UFC 195: Robbie Lawler vs Carlos Condit – Newly released!

Kicking off 2016 of fights is UFC 195 featuring in the main event is “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler  vs  Condit.   This fight will set the tone to even a bigger year in respects to an outstanding 2015.    Lawler has four straight wins and one title defense,  a second successful defense against a veteran Condit...