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Feb 21, 2018 12:16 pm

Tito Ortiz interested in trilogy fight with Chuck Liddell, pitched the idea to UFC

Having settled his score with Chael Sonnen in the Bellator cage, Tito Ortiz is now happily retired. That said, the former UFC light heavyweight champion and MMA legend would be willing to step back into the UFC’s Octagon for a third fight with his long-time rival Chuck Liddell. In fact, upon learning of Liddell’s apparent...

Feb 21, 2018 10:34 am

Gilbert Burns pulled from UFC Orlando bill amid weight cut concerns

The UFC’s return to Orlando, which will see the Octagon touch down in the Amway Center this Saturday night, has been rocked by a last-minute fight cancellation, as Brazil’s Gilbert Burns has been pulled from his lightweight bout with Canada’s Olivier Aubin-Mercier. Burns was pulled from this contest amid concerns that he could safely cut...

Feb 21, 2018 8:15 am

UFC begins hinting at Francis Ngannou vs. Derrick Lewis matchup

In the wake of Derrick Lewis’ latest thunderous knockout win, which came against a gritty Marcin Tybura, fans immediately began clamoring for a matchup between him and fellow knockout artist Francis Ngannou. From the looks of it, the UFC has been listening. On Tuesday evening, the promotion posted on its official Twitter account, asking fans...

Feb 20, 2018 5:28 pm

VIDEO | Get Hyped for UFC 223 With ‘Thug Rose Champion’

The absolutely epic film, ‘Thug Rose Champion’ was created by MMA fighter Steven Parsons and chronicles the lead up to the first title bout between the then title challenger, Rose Namajunas and strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217, the fight itself and the rise of Rose as a champion. Their rematch takes place at UFC...

Feb 20, 2018 2:35 pm

Frankie Edgar Thinks ‘It’s a Shame’ Ben Askren Hasn’t Been in the UFC Yet

Frankie Edgar has finally got a fight after his anticipated scrap with UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has fallen through twice. At UFC 222 in just under two weeks, he’ll test his infamous pressure, boxing and grinding wrestling on slick Brian Ortega. From one wrestler to another, Edgar recently spoke up about Ben Askren since...

Feb 20, 2018 6:01 am

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is now a fight promoter

Though Frank Mir’s UFC career is over, he’s managed to stay very busy in the mixed martial arts world in other roles. He is, of course, one of the participants in Bellator’s exciting heavyweight Grand Prix, as he’s set for a first-round matchup with Fedor Emelianenko in late April. He’s also an MMA commentator, regularly...

Feb 19, 2018 10:13 am

UFC Austin: Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros full fight video highlights

Last night, the UFC touched down in Austin, Texas with an exciting 12-fight card. In the main event of this card, ranked welterweight fighters Donald Cerrone and Yancy Medeiros collided in a fight many considered a frontrunner for Fight of the Night – even Fight of the Year – honors. In the end, Cerrone and...

Feb 19, 2018 8:07 am

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC Austin: Donald Cerrone and Thiago Alves earn top payouts

Last night, the UFC touched down in Austin, Texas with an exciting, 12-fight card. In the main event of this action-packed broadcast, long-time UFC welterweight contender Donald Cerrone picked up a knockout win over Yancy Medeiros, rebounding from a three-fight losing streak in the process. In the co-main event, meanwhile, Texas’ own Derrick Lewis burst...

Feb 18, 2018 9:21 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz sparks up cageside at UFC Austin!

Nate Diaz sparks up cageside at UFC Austin! Former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz was cageside for tonight’s UFC Austin main event fight between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Yancy Medeiros. In classic Diaz fashion, “The Stockton Slugger” stole the headlines when he decided to light up a joint while being shown on live on...

Feb 18, 2018 9:04 pm

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Donald Cerrone KO’s Yancy Medeiros (Video)

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Donald Cerrone KO’s Yancy Medeiros A welterweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Yancy Medeiros served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night card in Austin, Texas. Round one begins and Cerrone lands a left hand to start things off. Yancy presses forward and lands a combination. Both fighters...

Feb 18, 2018 8:41 pm

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Derrick Lewis TKO’s Marcin Tybura (Highlights)

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Derrick Lewis TKO’s Marcin Tybura A heavyweight clash between perennial division contenders Derrick Lewis and Marcin Tybura served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night card in Austin, Texas. Round one begins and Derrick Lewis throws a low kick to start. He shoots in while Tybura is attempting...

Feb 18, 2018 8:08 pm

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: James Vick defeats Francisco Trinaldo

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: James Vick defeats Francisco Trinaldo A key lightweight scrap between Francisco Trinaldo and James Vick took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night Austin main card. Round one begins and Vick start things off with a side kick. Trinaldo presses forward but eats a leg kick for his troubles. Francisco with...

Feb 18, 2018 7:36 pm

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Curtis Millender KO’s Thiago Alves (Video)

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Curtis Millender KO’s Thiago Alves A welterweight scrap between former title challenger Thiago Alves and Curtis Millender took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night Austin main card. Round one begins and Millender starts off quickly by forcing the action. He throws a jab. Alves circling along the fence. He is...

Feb 18, 2018 6:53 pm

The MMA community reacts to Sage Northcutt’s controversial win at UFC Austin!

The MMA community reacts to Sage Northcutt’s controversial win at UFC Austin! Sage Northcutt (10-2 MMA) picked up win number ten of his mixed martial arts career by defeating Thibault Gouti at tonight’s UFC Fight Night event in Austin, Texas. “Super Sage” and Gouti battled for the full fifteen minutes and after three rounds of...

Feb 18, 2018 6:35 pm

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Sage Northcutt defeats Thibault Gouti (Highlights)

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Sage Northcutt defeats Thibault Gouti A lightweight scrap between Sage Northcutt and Thibault Gouti kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night Austin main card on FOX Sports. Round one begins and Gouti starts off quickly. Sage catches him with a nice jab. Gouti with a nice left but Sage immediately shoots...

Feb 18, 2018 4:31 pm

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Lucie Pudilova defeats Sarah Moras (Highlights)

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Lucie Pudilova defeats Sarah Moras A women’s strawweight scrap between Sarah Moras and Lucie Pudilova kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night Austin prelims on FS1. Pudilova scored a knockdown over Moras in the opening round but Sarah showed her toughness and locked in an amrbar submission late in round one....

Feb 18, 2018 3:43 pm

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Alex Morono submits Josh Burkman (VIDEO)

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Alex Morono submits Josh Burkman A welterweight scrap between Josh Burkman and Alex Morono served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC Austin Fight Pass Prelims. Round one begins and Burkman lands a nice low kick to start. Morono presses forward but Josh keeps him at bay with a side...

Feb 18, 2018 3:28 pm

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Oskar Piechota TKO’s Tim Williams (VIDEO)

Tonight’s UFC Fight Night event in Austin, Texas kicked off with a scrap between Oskar Piechota and Tim Williams. Oskar Piechota was able to land a huge overhand right just over 90-seconds into the opening frame that sent Tim Williams crashing to the canvas. From there, Piechota jumped on Williams with some heavy ground and...

Feb 18, 2018 6:41 am

Stevie Ray inks new UFC deal, regrets fighting out previous contract

After fighting out his previous UFC contract under the advisement of his previous manager, there was some doubt as to whether or not rising lightweight contender Stevie Ray would re-sign with the promotion. Luckily, the Scottish fighter was ultimately able to hash out a new deal with the UFC. He’s now set to return to...

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...