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Dec 18, 2017 9:03 am

UFC heavyweight Chase Sherman lost a brutal bet over the weekend

On Saturday evening, the UFC touched down in Winnipeg, Manitoba with UFC on Fox 26. While the card was packed with exciting scraps, perhaps the most anticipated of the bunch was a main card welterweight scrap between Santiago Ponzinibbio and Mike Perry. Given the pair’s shared propensity for knockouts, few people expected this one to...

Dec 13, 2017 4:12 pm

VIDEO | Australia’s Strongest Powerlifter Alex “The God” Simon Wants to be UFC Heavyweight Champ

Day 1 of my new journey with @bodyfitmiranda to the UFC and everything in between stay tuned – Alex. @k_bodyfit @shaejlui @bodyfitauburn @sandhub16 @smaifitness @te_huna @the_dog_father89 . . . . #bodyfit #straitfilms #ufc #heavyweightchampion #mma #knockout #ko #journey #5yeargoal #heavyhands #thebeginning A post shared by Alex “The God” Simon (@godlystrong) on Dec 12, 2017 at...

Dec 11, 2017 10:41 am

PHOTO | Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is back in training

It has been a long, long time since we’ve seen former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in the cage. To be more precise, it’s been since he mauled Travis Browne to a first-round TKO in early July of 2016. The reason for Velasquez’s prolonged absence from the cage is his continued struggle with injury. After...

Aug 26, 2017 8:18 am

Francis Ngannou Calls Out UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic

You have to feel for Francis Ngannou. He’s a young beast lighting up the heavyweight division, he just got the biggest opportunity of his life fighting Junior dos Santos, and it was all taken away from him through no fault of his own. He didn’t just sit around feeling bad for himself, he called out...

Aug 15, 2017 12:09 pm

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is no longer a free agent

Another big name from the UFC is apparently heading over to Bellator. Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has agreed to terms with Bellator MMA, according to an article released on Tuesday from Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting. Mir’s agreement with Bellator comes shortly after the former UFC heavyweight champion was granted a release last...

Mar 30, 2017 8:13 am

PHOTO | UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt gets massive chest tattoo

When Mark Hunt next steps into the Octagon, he’s going to look a little different than we’re used to. The fan favorite UFC heavyweight has plastered his chest with a massive – and may we say beautifully done – tattoo. This tattoo, which was done by Chris Mata’afa of Monarch Tattoo Studio in Australia, depicts a...

Mar 22, 2017 6:36 pm

Luke Rockhold eyes a former UFC heavyweight champion for his next fight

Luke Rockhold wants to fight a former UFC heavyweight champion in his octagon return! Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is on a mission to score a fight with former UFC heavyweight title holder Fabricio Werdum. Ariel Helwani broke the news earlier today stating the following on Twitter. Rockhold is pushing hard for a fight...

Feb 15, 2017 5:58 am

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar retires from MMA

Back in July of 2016, in the co-main event of the landmark UFC 200, we watched former heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar step into the Octagon for the first time in some five years. His opponent in this comeback fight was missile-fisted striking specialist Mark Hunt – not an easy fight under normal circumstances, even less...

Jul 1, 2016 7:55 pm

UFC heavyweight fails USADA drug test, won’t be provisionally suspended

News surfaced Friday evening that UFC heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk had failed a USADA-administered out-of-competition drug test and been notified of a potential anti-doping policy violation according to MMAFighting. Omielanczuk tested positive for meldonium, which is on the WADA banned substance list as of January 1st. The strange part of Omielanczuk’s case is that he won’t...

Jun 6, 2016 3:38 pm

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic discusses the return of Brock Lesnar

Stipe Miocic earned the “Baddest Man On The Planet” title last month in Brazil, this after he KO’d Fabricio Werdum in the main event of UFC 198, thus becoming UFC heavyweight champion. Earlier this morning on ESPN’s SportsCenter it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon at...

May 26, 2016 12:00 pm

Despite being UFC heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic isn’t quitting his day job

Stipe Miocic realized his dream of becoming UFC heavyweight champion when he knocked out Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Despite his new status and a UFC champion’s paycheck, Miocic hasn’t left his job as a Valley View fireman and paramedic in Cleveland, Ohio. Miocic posted a photo to his Facebook page saying,...

Oct 21, 2015 12:06 pm

Ben Rothwell gone fishing for a former UFC heavyweight champion opponent

UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell is hungry to get back in the cage after his scheduled co-main event fight at UFC Fight Night Dublin was canceled. Rothwell’s opponent, Stipe Miocic pulled out of the fight due to injury. Rothwell took to Twitter to campaign for an opponent calling out former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. Jan...

Oct 20, 2015 10:53 am

UFC Heavyweight Soa Palelei announces retirement

38-year-old Soa Palelei announced his retirement via Twitter on Monday. The UFC heavyweight from Australia announced his time spent fighting in the ring are done, but his involvement with MMA will continue as he hopes to help the sport grow. The announcement comes on the heels of Palelei being removed from the UFC’s active roster...

Oct 13, 2015 7:47 am

UFC Heavyweight Claims Phone Was Hacked, Didn’t Film Fan Doing Drugs

On Monday, UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis posted a video on his Facebook/Instagram of a fan at an Astros game who was allegedly doing some booger sugar, aka cocaine. The video made its way around the web but apparently, according to the fighter himself, he wasn’t even at the game and never posted the video. That’s...

Oct 12, 2015 1:00 am

Caught-on-Tape! UFC Heavyweight films female fan snorting something at event

The men and women of the octagon have to dedicate themselves to this sport if they want to make it to the top, but that doesn’t mean they have to train ALL the time. UFC Heavyweight Derrick Lewis stepped away from the gym to attend the American League Division Series between the Houston Astros and...

Sep 26, 2015 2:39 pm

UFC Heavyweight Frank Mir Signs New 8 Fight Contract

Looks like UFC heavyweight Frank Mir won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. The vet announced, via his Instagram, that he has signed a new 8-fight contract with the promotion. Mir’s last fight was anything but legendary. He fought fellow champ Andrei Arlovski in a fight that many were expecting to be the fight of the...

Sep 26, 2015 4:29 am

UFC Heavyweight Josh Barnett Looks Completely Different Ahead Of Nelson Fight

On Saturday night UFC heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson will face off in the octagon at UFC Fight Night: Japan. The big guys will collide in the night’s main event. Nelson hasn’t seen action in the octagon since his loss to Travis Browne, all the way back in Dec. of 2013. In that fight...

Sep 23, 2015 12:01 am

Cyborg Dwarfs Former UFC Heavyweight/Light Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture

Is it the camera angle, or is the floor uneven, or is Cris Cyborg actually that much bigger than former UFC heavyweight (yes, heavyweight) and light heavyweight champion Randy Couture? The former two-division champ, Couture, was in attendance at last Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event and prior to that, the Fan Fest. He was just one...

Sep 12, 2015 6:24 pm

UFC Heavyweight: ‘Mayweather Doesn’t Belong On P4P List’

Would you put Floyd Mayweather Jr. on the pound-4-pound all time greatest boxers list? A lot of people would. The usual argument is that, yes, maybe he’s not that exciting, but he is one of the best. Well, UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione would disagree. The heavyweight spoke on the Three Amigos Podcast and was asked...

Sep 7, 2015 12:56 am

Twitter Beef! UFC Heavyweight Accepts Travis Browne’s Callout, Tells UFC To Book It

  Last week, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne made it known that he would like to fight Matt Mitrione in his return to the octagon. Browne was on the sidelines for a while during an investigation started by the UFC, in regards to domestic violence accusations from his wife. The investigation completed last week and they...

Aug 15, 2015 12:41 am

UFC Heavyweight Going Vegan –– This Is Why! (Graphic)

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt might be saying goodbye to meat. Hunt took to Facebook and posted a graphic video that shows some of the conditions found in this certain pig farm. The video shows some shocking things, from pigs being stuffed into boxes to the all around disgusting conditions of the facility. It’s definitely an...

Aug 14, 2015 12:11 am

Which UFC Heavyweight Sports This Outfit To Golf?

UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic is ready to hit the golf course. The Ohio based fighter shared a picture on his Twitter of him sporting a pretty unique look with the caption “Just sitting here waiting for @Cowboycerrone to invite me out golfing.” What would you think if you saw this guy walking around the golf...

Aug 12, 2015 6:25 pm

UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne On The Sidelines Pending Investigation

UFC heavyweight Travis Browne is still on the sidelines following accusations of domestic abuse. The accusations emerged back in July during International Fight Week, when Browne’s ex girlfriend took to Instagram and shared pictures of bruises all over her body. She alluded to domestic violence, then when a fan asked she confirmed that yes she...

Jul 16, 2015 12:01 am

UFC Heavyweight Set To Appear In ‘Sharknado 3’

Ladies and gentlemen, if you tune into SyFy’s ‘Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!’, which of course you will, you’ll see a familiar face. Looks like UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett plays a role in the made for TV film, portraying Sgt. Richards. The movie will premiere on the SyFy channel on July 22. Will you be...