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Jul 26, 2017 5:43 am

Dana White threatens “whole other ball game” if Jon Jones fails to show up for UFC 214

Last year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pencilled in for a comeback fight opposite reigning champ and heated rival Daniel Cormier. Jones’ big-ticket comeback was expected to occur in the main event of UFC 200, which served as the crescendo of 2016’s International Fight Week in Las Vegas. Regrettably, Jones failed a...

Jul 25, 2017 6:56 pm

UFC 215 in Edmonton gets two exciting new bouts

UFC 215, which goes down September 9 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, has grown by two exciting new bouts, per the Edmonton Sun. The first of UFC 215’s new bouts will occur at welterweight, where former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos will take on the 6th-ranked Neil Magny. This bout will be Dos Anjos’ second in...

Jul 25, 2017 1:01 pm

Report: Former Bellator champ Will Brooks to return to the Octagon at UFC 216

UFC 216, which is schedule for October 7 inside Las Vegas, Nevada’s T-Mobile Arena, is reported to have grown by one interesting lightweight matchup. This matchup will pit former Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks against Nik Lentz. This news comes from MMAJunkie.com. Though Brooks stood out as one of the finest lightweights in the world...

Jul 24, 2017 3:53 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov turns down offer to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 216

Undefeated lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be fighting Tony Ferguson at October’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas. TSN Sports Aaron Bronsteter tweeted out the following information earlier today explaining that the Russian sensation was offered an interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 216, but ultimately turned it down so that...

Jul 24, 2017 12:39 pm

Tyron Woodley explains what led to his improved relationship with UFC, Dana White

For a time, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley did not see eye-to-eye with the UFC. He and company president Dana White exchanged negative remarks in the media on more than one occasion, and their relationship appeared to be somewhat strained. More recently, however, Woodley, the UFC and White seemed to be getting along swimmingly. Woodley...

Jul 24, 2017 9:36 am

Daniel Cormier won’t be squashing his beef with Jon Jones after UFC 214

This Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 214, Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones will finally settle their score – knock on wood. Their main event title fight will mark the latest crescendo in one of the fiercest rivalries in MMA, a rivalry Jones recently said he’d be willing to put to bed post-fight....

Jul 24, 2017 6:51 am

UFC on Fox 25 in Long Island produces terrible overnight ratings

On Saturday night, the UFC debuted in Long Island, New York with UFC on Fox 25. This 14-fight card was an exciting one for fans, as we witnessed impressive finishes, brilliant comebacks, and back-and-forth wars. Unfortunately, the card was an absolute dud from a viewership perspective. In fact, it brought in the lowest overnight viewership...

Jul 24, 2017 6:17 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg looks lethal in final sparring session for UFC 214

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in Anaheim, California with UFC 214. This massive card will be anchored by three anticipated title fights. The first of these three title fights will occur in the women’s featherweight division, where destructive Brazilian striker Cris “Cyborg” Justino will battle Tonya Evinger for the vacant throne. With this...

Jul 23, 2017 2:37 pm

September’s UFC Pittsburgh gets five new fights

Over the weekend, we learned that the UFC’s September 16 return to Pittsburgh, PA, will be headlined by a middleweight clash between former Strikeforce and UFC champ Luke Rockhold and former two-division World Series of Fighting champ David Branch. Since then, the promotion has confirmed five more fights for this anticipated UFC Pittsburgh card. The...

Jul 23, 2017 9:17 am

UFC on FOX 25 Reebok Payouts: Darren Elkins and Rafael Natal lead the way

UFC on FOX 25 took place last night live from Long Island, New York. In the events headliner, former UFC middleweight champion of the world Chris Weidman defeated surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum via third-round submission (arm triangle choke). Both Weidman and Gastelum each took home $10,000 from Reebok for their efforts. The top UFC...

Jul 23, 2017 7:10 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier get heated during UFC on FOX interview

The highly anticipated rematch between former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and current division title holder Daniel Cormier will go down at UFC 214 in Anaheim, California. The bitter rivals, Jones and Cormier, joined UFC on FOX commentator Brian Stann during last night’s broadcast to discuss their upcoming fight, check it out. Here's our...

Jul 22, 2017 7:26 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Chris Weidman submits Kelvin Gastelum (Highlights)

A key middleweight scrap between former division champion Chris Weidman and surging contender Kelvin Gastelum served as the main event of tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 fight card from Long Island, New York. Round one begins and Weidman looks absolutely huge compared to Kelvin. Gastelum takes the center of the octagon. Weidman throws a high...

Jul 22, 2017 6:47 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Darren Elkins defeats Dennis Bermudez via split-decision

Round one begins and Dennis begins with a flying knee attempt that misses. Good low kicks from both fighters. Bermudez presses forward and attempts to clinch. Elkins shakes him off and circles out. Bermudez with a left hand and then charges forward with a combination. Bermudez with a hard low kick and then another. He...

Jul 22, 2017 6:13 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Patrick Cummins defeats Gian Villante

Round one begins and Cummins quickly presses the action and forces Gian against the fence. Villante breaks free and Cummins quickly presses forward with another shot. Villante defends and lands some big hammer fists. The fighters break and Gian lands a big right hand. Another right hand from Villante and Patrick is hurt. Another big...

Jul 22, 2017 5:37 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Jimmie Rivera defeats Thomas Almeida (Highlights)

A bantamweight scrap between Jimmie Rivera and Thomas Almeida kicked off tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 main card from Long Island, New York. Round one begins and Rivera misses with a low kick to start things off. Almeida fires off one of his own that connects. Another low kick from Almeida finds a home. Rivera...

Jul 22, 2017 5:07 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos defeats Lyman Good

A scrap between Lyman Good and Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 prelims from Long Island, New York. Round one begins and Good presses forward with a body kick. Dos Santos catches it and takes Good down to the floor. Lyman pops right back up to...

Jul 22, 2017 4:15 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Eryk Anders KO’s Rafael Natal (VIDEO)

A middleweight scrap between Rafael Natal and Eryk Anders took place on tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 prelims from Long Island, New York. Round one begins and Natal lands an inside low kick to get things started. He circles and then lands a kick to the body. Anders is pressing forward here. Natal catches him...

Jul 22, 2017 3:51 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Alex Oliveira destorys Ryan LaFlare with a brutal KO (VIDEO)

A welterweight scrap between Alex Oliveira and Ryan LaFlare took place on tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 prelims live from Long Island, New York. Round one begins and Oliveira misses with a spinning back kick. LaFlare shoots in for a takedown but Alex is able to sprawl and defend the shot. Ryan presses “Cowboy” against...

Jul 22, 2017 3:26 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Chase Sherman defeats Damian Grabowski

A heavyweight scrap between Chase Sherman and Damian Grabowski kicked off tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 televised prelims from Long Island, New York. Round one begins and Grabowski misses with a left hook and Chase replies with a nice right hand. Sherman with a quick combination. He looks much faster than Grabowski early on here....

Jul 22, 2017 2:54 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Jeremy Kennedy defeats Kyle Bochniak via decision

A featherweight scrap between Kyle Bochniak and Jeremy Kennedy served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 fight pass prelims from Long Island, New York. Round one begins and Bochniak throws a wild hook. Kennedy ducks under the strike and scores a takedown. Kennedy begins working from full guard. Kennedy with some...

Jul 22, 2017 2:19 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Marlon Vera submits Brain Kelleher (VIDEO)

A bantamweight scrap between Marlon Vera and Brain Kelleher served as the fourth fight of tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 card from Long Island, New York. Round one begins and Vera lands a front kick to the body to start. Kelleher presses forward and lands a pair of low kicks. Vera with a low kick...

Jul 22, 2017 2:05 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Junior Albini TKO’s Tim Johnson (VIDEO)

A heavyweight scrap between Junior Albini and Tim Johnson served as the third fight of tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 event on Long Island, New York. Round one begins and Johnson charges forward with punches in bunches. Albini circles off the fence and regroups. Albini with a nice kick to the body and then another....

Jul 22, 2017 1:53 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Shane Burgos defeats Godofredo Pepey (Highlights)

A featherweight scrap between Shane Burgos and Godofredo Pepey served as the second bout of tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 event on Long Island. Round one begins and Pepey misses with a wheel kick attempt to start thing off. Burgos presses forward but Pepey lands a right hand over the top. Burgos presses forward. Pepey...

Jul 22, 2017 1:27 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Chris Wade defeats Frankie Perez

A lightweight scrap between Frankie Perez and Chris Wade kicked off tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 event in Long Island, New York. Round one begins and both men, Perez and Wade, trade body kicks early. Wade is applying a lot of forward pressure here. Chris shoots in for a takedown and presses Perez up against...

Jul 21, 2017 12:12 pm

Jose Aldo to compete outside the UFC

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo’s next competition will interestingly not be in the UFC as “Scarface” is set to compete next weekend. According to the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Aldo will be competing in their jiu-jitsu tournament, which takes place July 28-30. IBJJF posted a photo of Aldo and said the following in their...

Jul 21, 2017 11:06 am

UFC 213 and Bellator NYC estimated pay-per-view numbers released

The estimated pay-per-view numbers for UFC 213 and Bellator NYC have been released and they are estimated to be rather low. According to Dave Meltzer’s report for MMA Fighting, UFC 213 is projected to be in the range of 125,000 to 150,000 pay-per-view buys. According to Meltzer, UFC 213 has brought in one of the...

Jul 20, 2017 1:46 pm

Two title fights set for UFC 215

Big news surfaced Thursday morning regarding two title fights. UFC President Dana White informed TSN this morning that UFC 215, which is set to take place at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, on September 9th, will feature a main event scrap between UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson, and top contender Ray Borg, with a women’s...