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Feb 17, 2018 4:59 pm

Tyron Woodley wants a “money fight” next and the UFC should give it to him!

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is hoping to cash in on a “money fight” in his next octagon appearance and in my opinion he deserves it. Since capturing the UFC welterweight title by destroying Robbie Lawler with a first-round knockout at UFC 201 in July of 2016, “The Chosen One” has proceeded to defend his...

Feb 17, 2018 1:49 pm

UFC 222 Fight Card

March’s UFC 222 pay-per-view event was expected to be headlined by a featherweight title fight between current champ Max Holloway and top contender Frankie Edgar. Unfortunately for fight fans, the Hawaiian champion suffered a leg injury and was forced to pull out of his highly anticipated title fight with “The Answer”. With that news, the...

Feb 17, 2018 10:28 am

VIDEO | Yancy Medeiros Presents Cowboy Cerrone With a Gift and Bro Hugs at UFC Austin Weigh-in

#UFCAustin headliner Yancy Medeiros (@ymedeiros) came bearing gifts for @Cowboycerrone at today’s official weigh-ins. Full results here: https://t.co/AXtmjnNRZ7 pic.twitter.com/8eonXGALjC — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) February 17, 2018 Why can’t we be friends, why cant we be friends? This is the song that comes to mind after see the display of respect this morning at the early UFC...

Feb 17, 2018 9:42 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson Leaks Behind the Scene Footage of the Big UFC 223 Promo

The upcoming UFC 223 pay-per-view card that hits on April 7th is going to be huge. If Daniel Cormier wasn’t fighting Stipe Miocic later on in the Summer at UFC 226, UFC 223 would be the biggest PPV of the year. Rose Namajunas will attempt to defend her new UFC strawweight title against Joanna Jedrzejczyk...

Feb 16, 2018 7:01 pm

Zabit Magomedsharipov Finally Gets a Fight for UFC 223

The electrifying Russian featherweight prospect has another fight. Zabit Magomedsharipov has burst onto the scene among the star-studded 145-pounders. He shared the news today that he has his UFC 223 fight and his opponent will be Kyle Bochniak. https://www.instagram.com/p/BfRZPI2lSAg/?utm_source=ig_embed Zabit has been very dominant throughout his young 14-1 career as he’s racked up six submissions...

Feb 16, 2018 5:29 pm

REPORT | Battle Between Two Brazilian Legends In the Works for UFC 224

What has been a fantasy matchup to longtime fans for the past decade appears to be on it’s way to reality. MMAFighting reports that a fight between former UFC light heavyweight champions, Vitor “the Phenom” Belfort and Lyoto “the Dragon” Machida is in the works for UFC 224 in Brazil. Both Brazilian legends have had...

Feb 16, 2018 8:53 am

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson’s UFC 216 Mighty Wiz Bar Voted Best Submission of All-Time

Let’s get real here for a minute. The things that Demetrious Johnson has done are incredible. He’s literally lapped his entire division, he’s the most dominant champion in UFC and ZUFFA history, and if the superfight with UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw happens and Johnson is able to win, it will be hard to argue...

Feb 15, 2018 9:23 pm

Three Possible Match-Ups For Invicta Flyweight Champion, Jennifer Maia’s UFC Debut

The consensus number one ranked female flyweight in the world(at least to those that have been paying attention) has officially and finally joined the UFC roster. Invicta FC flyweight queen, Jennifer Maia made the announcement today on her Instagram page that she is now a UFC fighter. https://www.instagram.com/p/BfOGDUXnp5k/?taken-by=jennigmaia Everything in its time. Thanks for the...

Feb 15, 2018 6:35 pm

UFC on Fox Tweets About Ben Askren, “maybe they know something I don’t….”

The “UFC” and “Ben Askren” have never been two things that have been synonymous with each other. At least not in a positive light… But lately, now that Askren is free of fighting obligations as a “semi-retired” fighter, talks between fans and pundits have heated up, maybe more so than ever before. Including from Askren...

Feb 15, 2018 11:21 am

Invicta FC Flyweight Champion Jennifer Maia Gets Picked Up by the UFC

With the UFC’ women’s featherweight division still empty – even on the official website – the new women’s flyweight class is actively being built. The season of The Ultimate Fighter brought in talent and crowned their inaugural champion Nicco Montano, meanwhile Paige VanZant and Valentina Shevchenko have made their jump into the division. Now, the...

Feb 15, 2018 9:59 am

UFC 223 in Brooklyn gets clash of ranked featherweights

The UFC 223 lineup continues to get better and better. This anticipated card, which goes down on April 7 in Brooklyn, New York, has now been improved by a clash of ranked featherweights, as 15th-ranked contender Calvin Kattar will battle Brazil’s Renato Moicano, who is ranked 11th. This bout was first reported by Newsday. Kattar...

Feb 15, 2018 9:30 am

Report | Former UFC owner Frank Fertitta considering purchase of NFL Team

Frank Fertitta – brother of Lorenzo Fertitta – made a killing selling his stake in the Ultimate Fighting Championship last year. Billions and billions of dollars, to be more precise, and that sum was merely added to his already significant pile of gold. In the wake of this insanely massive transaction, Frank has made a...

Feb 15, 2018 8:36 am

Rashad Evans eludes to “contract problems” between Michael Bisping and UFC

For a few months, it looked as though former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would partake in the final fight of his illustrious career in the main event of the UFC’s March 17 stop in London, England. At the time, it looked as though his opponent would be a fellow veteran and long-time friend in...

Feb 14, 2018 6:47 pm

Will Brooks Announces UFC Release, Joins PFL Million Dollar Tournament

When entering the UFC in 2016 as the 18-1 Bellator lightweight champion, “Ill” Will Brooks had plenty of hype surrounding him(as most champions from outside organizations do). Brooks was on an impressive eight-fight winning streak that included two wins over the former champion, Michael Chandler. Brooks made his debut against Ross Pearson and was able...

Feb 14, 2018 4:54 pm

Claudia Gadelha Returns at UFC 225 to Take on a Former UFC Champion and Invicta Foe

One of the oldest matchups, if not the oldest matchup in the strawweight division’s history is set to take place and hopefully happen this time. The UFC announced on Wednesday that the perennial top five strawweight contender and former title challenger, Claudia Gadelha is expected to make her return at UFC 225 when she takes on...

Feb 14, 2018 12:10 pm

Bellator heavyweight Matt Mitrione discusses “constant missteps” made by UFC

This weekend, in the main event of Bellator 194, former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione will return to the Bellator cage, where he will attempt to avenge a 2012 loss to Roy Nelson and advance to the second round of the promotion’s exciting Heavyweight Grand Prix. Now firmly embedded as a member of the Bellator MMA...

Feb 14, 2018 10:28 am

Frankie Edgar might “jump in there again” if Max Holloway isn’t ready after UFC 222

If things had gone according to plan, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar would be challenging Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title in the main event of UFC 222 on March 3. Regrettably, an injury forced Holloway out of this planned fight, which briefly left Edgar without an opponent. After several frantic days of searching, the...

Feb 14, 2018 8:35 am

Tyron Woodley and Dan Hardy Get Into It About The Champ’s UFC Criticisms

If you’re on Twitter enough, you’ll start thinking a lot of tweets are about you. Some may be straight up intended to insult you, other “sub-tweets” could be directed at your character without outright saying your name. Now, imagine instead of Joe Schmoe, you’re a high-profile UFC fighter. The amount of tweets a day alone...

Feb 14, 2018 6:48 am

Artem Lobov set to return at UFC 223 in Brooklyn

Conor McGregor training partner Artem Lobov will get another opportunity in the UFC’s Octagon at UFC 223 this April 7. The Russian-born Irishman is set to battle Alex Caceres in an intriguing featherweight bout on the card. The earliest reports of this bout came from The Mac Life. It has now been confirmed by MMAFighting.com....

Feb 14, 2018 6:00 am

UFC veterans Kyoji Horiguchi and Ian McCall to battle in the Rizin ring

After blasting through the 2017 Rizin bantamweight Grand Prix to capture bantamweight gold, former UFC flyweight title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi now has another momentous challenge to look forward to: a battle with fellow UFC veteran Ian McCall. The pair will collide in Fukuoka, Japan on May 6. McCall announced this awesome booking on his official...

Feb 13, 2018 12:31 pm

Santiago Ponzinibbio thinks fight with “Wonderboy” would go down in UFC history

Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio is riding one of the best win-streaks in the stacked UFC welterweight division, having bested his last six foes – men like Nordine Taleb, Gunnar Nelson, and most recently, “Platinum” Mike Perry. With all of this momentum behind him, Ponzinibbio is hoping to be rewarded with a fight with two-time UFC welterweight...

Feb 13, 2018 10:59 am

Cris Cyborg Took the Fight With Yana Kunitskaya to Build Better Relationship With UFC

With everyone looking forward to the three superfights that the UFC has in mind for this year, everyone was slightly disappointed to hear that Cris Cyborg was going to be defending her UFC women’s featherweight title against former Invicta FC bantamweight champon Yana Kunitskaya. It turns out it is still just a speed bump in...

Feb 13, 2018 9:25 am

UFC rankings update: Curtis Blaydes surges into HW top 5, Luke Rockhold falls at MW

The UFC has updated its official rankings in the wake of last weekend’s UFC 221 card. As expected, several of the promotion’s divisions have experienced quite a bit of movement. At middleweight, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza rose a spot as the result of Luke Rockhold’s knockout loss to the number-one ranked Yoel Romero. At heavyweight, meanwhile,...