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Jul 22, 2016 11:30 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night: Chicago’ weigh-in recap

Tonight in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will host ‘UFC on FOX 20’ at the United Center. The event will be headlined by a women’s bantamweight scrap between Holly Holm & Valentina Shevchenko, and co-headlined by a lightweight bout between Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza. Ahead of the fight, take a look back at the weigh-in...

Jul 22, 2016 11:39 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ main event preview

Saturday afternoon in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will hold it’s 20th event on Fox. In the main event, Holly Holm will square off against Valentina Shevchenko in a pivotal women’s bantamweight matchup. Also on the main card, top ranked lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza will square off in the co-main event. The fight will...

Jul 22, 2016 11:19 am

VIDEO | UFC 201: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley (extended preview)

With just over a week to go until UFC 201, where Robbie Lawler will look to once again defend his welterweight championship as he faces Tyron Woodley, take a look at the extended preview for the event. Lawler enters the bout on a 5-fight win streak, that has seen him defend his welterweight championship against...

Jul 22, 2016 10:50 am

VIDEO | UFC 202: Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor 2 “At Last” Promo

Here is an interesting promotional take on the rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. This promotional video was cut to the narration of HBO’s “Mayweather/Pacquiao: At Last” episode. In the edit, McGregor is placed in the spot of Manny Pacquiao and Nate Diaz in for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Although some parts to the narration...


Jul 22, 2016 10:22 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 official weigh-ins

UFC on FOX 20 takes place on Saturday in Chicago, Illinois. In the main event of the evening, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Holm is looking to bounce back from her title fight loss to Miesha Tate while Shevchenko is also coming off a loss to the new women’s...

Jul 22, 2016 9:26 am

George Sullivan reacts to being pulled from ‘UFC Chicago’ 2 days before event

Thursday afternoon, it was announced that George Sullivan had been pulled from his ‘UFC on FOX 20’ scrap against Hector Urbina due to a “potential compliance issue” with USADA. The UFC released a statement on the situation, revealing that Sullivan was pulled after voluntarily disclosing the list of supplements he took, one of which apparently...

Jul 22, 2016 9:09 am

Holly Holm feeling the pressure ahead of UFC on FOX 20?

Saturday evening in Chicago, Illinois, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will look to bounce back from her UFC 196 loss to Miesha Tate as she fights Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of the televised card. The fight will be Holm’s first since losing the title back in March, and one she hopes...

Jul 21, 2016 12:58 pm

PHOTO | Is Felice Herrig’s weight cut ahead of UFC on FOX 20 concerning?

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig is set to take on Kailin Curran at UFC on FOX 20 this Saturday night in Chicago, Illinois. Leading up to the fight, Herrig has been cutting weight to make the strawweight limit of 115 pounds. Herrig posted a photo of herself to social media and said in the caption, “1...

Jul 21, 2016 12:34 pm

Chael Sonnen to return to the UFC? Recently tested by USADA

Former title contender Chael Sonnen tested positive for multiple performance-enhancing drug violations back in 2014 and was suspended for two years from competition. Now that Sonnen’s two-year suspension from competition will be up this Saturday, it surely looks like the current MMA analyst for ESPN may be looking to have another go in the Octagon....

Jul 21, 2016 9:33 am

Frankie Edgar eyeing MSG return at UFC 205

At UFC 200 earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has his 5-fight win streak snapped at the hands of former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. Aldo stuffed Edgar’s takedowns, and used his reach to pick Edgar apart while avoiding the strikes of Edgar. Interestingly enough, Aldo revealed this week that he had spies...

Jul 21, 2016 8:48 am

UFC co-founder: Bellator stars are the guys I started with 20 years ago

While the UFC undoubtably is the largest MMA promotion in the United States, if not the world, Bellator MMA has continued to grow in popularity among MMA fans. The promotion recently just held its Bellator 158 event in London, and is already preparing to hold their Bellator 159 event this Friday. On the heels of...

Jul 21, 2016 3:06 am

VIDEO | Boxing’s Bob Arum rips on the UFC and MMA

Bob Arum has been around the boxing world for a long time and it seems he still has an issue with everything mixed martial arts. The Top Rank CEO recently spoke with the media on current events including the UFC’s $4 billion sale and talks about the promotion buying off lobbyist to ensure that MMA...

Jul 20, 2016 2:17 pm

Jose Aldo claims he had a spy in Frankie Edgar’s camp during UFC 200 fight week

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo claims he had some assistance with his game plan going up against former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 200. According to MMA Fighting, with the UFC usually separating fighters in two separate groups at the hotel during fight week, Aldo looked at the roster to see...

Jul 20, 2016 11:55 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 fan promo

UFC 202 is scheduled for August 20 in Las Vegas, Nevada and Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to headline the event in their highly anticipated non-title welterweight rematch. MMA fan @BrattMamley has created another great promotional video featuring Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor that will surely get you excited for the bout. McGregor...

Jul 20, 2016 10:38 am

UFC #4 ranked featherweight Chad Mendes suspended for two years

UFC’s #4 ranked featherweight Chad Mendes will apparently be out of competition from fighting after being suspended by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). On June 10, the UFC announced that Mendes was flagged for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on May 17, 2016. USADA announced on Wednesday that Mendes...

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 20, 2016 9:37 am

Jacare Souza mocks UFC brass with plan for title shot

While Jacare Souza may be the #3 ranked UFC middleweight, it’s #13 ranked Dan Henderson who is getting the next middleweight title shot. Henderson will be fighting UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in October according to the middleweight champ, who also revealed that the fight would likely be going down in Manchester, England. Jacare spoke...

Jul 19, 2016 10:22 pm

Demian Maia vs. Carlos Condit pulled from UFC 202, moved to FOX card

With just over a month to go until UFC 202 on August 20th, where Conor McGregor & Nate Diaz will square off in their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, the UFC has made a pretty big adjustment to the card. Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia, which was expected to be on the pay-per view portion of...

Jul 19, 2016 2:29 pm

Brock Lesnar fails second in-competition drug test from night of UFC 200

The UFC was notified on Tuesday that Brock Lesnar failed a second drug test, this time from a sample collected on his UFC 200 fight day. The UFC released the following statement on Tuesday: “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Brock Lesnar that his in-competition sample collection...

Jul 19, 2016 10:00 am

Bellator MMA releases 7 fighters, including UFC vet

Tuesday morning, Bellator MMA announced that they had released 7 fighters from the promotion. MMAJunkie confirmed the story, which revealed that the following fighters were released: Mike Richman Dave Jansen Houston Alexander Mikkel Parlo Raphael Butler Isao Kobayashi Thiago Goncalves Jambo Houston Alexander, who is a UFC veteran, went just 1-5 during his stint with...

Jul 18, 2016 1:39 pm

VIDEO | UFC 201 Free Fight: Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald 2

As UFC 201 approaches, the UFC is unveiling a glimpse at what UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler is capable of. If you haven’t seen Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald 2, which took place at UFC 189, you are in for an absolute treat. From the video description: “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler’s earned a fifth round UFC...

Jul 18, 2016 12:08 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 Road to the Octagon – Preview

Big fights are coming to Chicago, Illinois at UFC on FOX 20, which takes place on July 23. Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will be looking to bounce back from her loss to Miesha Tate as she takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Holm wants to make a big statement and make her way back...

Jul 16, 2016 10:52 am

‘UFC Fight Night 91’ medical suspensions

Wednesday evening in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the UFC held ‘UFC Fight Night: 91’. The event was an action packed one, headlined by a pivotal bantamweight bout between Michael McDonald and John Lineker. Lineker picked up an early and impressive KO victory over McDonald, moving him up to #5 on the UFC’s official bantamweight ladder....

Jul 16, 2016 10:18 am

TJ Dillashaw blasts UFC for treatment of fighters

Since the UFC struck their deal with Reebok, fighters have become increasingly more vocal about how the deal has hurt fighters financially. UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort even went as far as to compare the deal to slavery. Now, in the wake of TJ Dillashaw’s unanimous decision win over Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200, the former...

Jul 16, 2016 8:33 am

Mark Hunt changes mind, demands 100% of Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 purse

Back in June, USADA randomly drug tested Brock Lesnar ahead of his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Lesnar failed the test, however USADA didn’t announce it until after Lesnar had already defeated Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200. That didn’t sit too well with Hunt, who sustained injuries while fighting fighters using...

Jul 15, 2016 8:27 pm

Mark Hunt asks UFC to release him “if they don’t sort this out”

Friday afternoon, it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had been flagged for a “potential USADA anti-doping violation” stemming from a June drug test. That didn’t sit too well with Mark Hunt, who lost to Lesnar at UFC 200 via unanimous decision. The heavyweight veteran demanded that the UFC give him half...

Jul 15, 2016 3:54 pm

UFC releases statement on Brock Lesnar’s potential anti-doping violation

Less than a week after Brock Lesnar’s triumphant return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where he defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision in the co-main event of the historic card, it was announced that the UFC was notified of a potential anti-doping violation for Lesnar stemming from a June 28th drug test. It didn’t...