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Sep 26, 2016 12:53 pm

USADA and UFC announce changes to Anti-Doping Policy arbitration rules

The UFC partnered with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in July 2015 in an effort to clean up the sport of mixed martial arts and put all fighters at a level playing field. The out-of-competition testing program has cost the UFC millions of dollars to implement and run to deter any competitors from gaining an...

Sep 26, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO: Watch Gabi Garcia dominate and submit Destanie Yarbrough at RIZIN 2

Gabi Garcia remained undefeated on Saturday and moved to 3-0 after submitting Destanie Yarbrough with an Americana shoulder lock. Fighting under the Japanese RIZIN banner for the third time, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt took Yarbrough to the mat three minutes into the opening round and dominated her opponent from there. Garcia got top control...


Sep 26, 2016 7:52 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov continues call outs of champ Eddie Alvarez

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been demanding a lightweight title shot ever since he returned from a two-year layoff due to injury. During that time, Eddie Alvarez has won the 155 pound strap, and the Dagestani fighter has relentlessly pursued a fight with Alvarez ever since. Khabib took to Twitter on Monday and posted a photoshopped reference...

Sep 25, 2016 6:34 pm

Dana White: “Conor McGregor’s foot is hurt, I want him to fight Aldo.”

Fight fans are eagerly awaiting news on current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s next fight. Most people presumed that the Irish star would return at November’s highly anticipated UFC 205 event in New York, where he was expected to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez for the promotions 155-pound title. However, UFC Tonight...

Sep 25, 2016 5:38 pm

VIDEO | Watch Paige VanZant get ripped in half by Criss Angel

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is quickly becoming one of the promotions most recognizable stars. The 22-year-old has gone 4-1 while fighting under the UFC banner, most recently scoring a highlight reel knockout (flying switch kick) victory over Bec Rawlings at UFC on FOX 21 last month in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her incredible victory over...

Sep 25, 2016 2:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Reebok Outfitting Pay: Cris Cyborg pockets $2,500

UFC Fight Night 95 took place last night in Brazil. The event was headlined by a women’s catchweight bout (140-pounds) between current Invicta Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and UFC newcomer Lina Lansberg. Cyborg defeated Lansberg via second-round TKO in the main event bout, but both women took home the same check of $2,500 from the...

Sep 25, 2016 2:32 pm

UFC Fight Night 100: Gustafsson vs. Nogueira adds six more bouts

UFC Fight Night 100 will take place November 19 live from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event is headlined by a key light heavyweight tilt between former title challenger Alexander Gustafsson and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. In addition to the main event, which was made official yesterday evening in Brazil, the UFC announced...

Sep 25, 2016 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Roy Nelson reveals what he said to John McCarthy following kick in the butt

Veteran UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson made headlines yesterday evening in Brazil for all the wrong reasons. Following his knockout victory over former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva, an irate Nelson decided to flip-off and then kick referee John McCarthy for not stopping the contest earlier. At the UFC Fight Night 95 post-fight press conference...

Sep 25, 2016 12:04 pm

Krazy Horse and Wanderlei Silva go at it again backstage at RIZIN

Earlier this week bitter rivals Charles ‘Krazy Horse’ Bennett and former PRIDE champion Wanderlei Silva got into a war of words at a hotel in Japan. (Watch that video here). Well, it appears that the bad blood between Wanderlei Silva and Krazy Horse is still boiling as the two went at it again, this time backstage following Bennet’s seven-second...

Sep 25, 2016 10:16 am

PHOTO | Paul Felder suffered a brutal cut at UFC Fight Night 95

Paul Felder took on Franscisco Trinaldo in a lightweight bout on the main card of UFC Fight Night 95 last night in Brazil. After a back and forth opening round, Trinaldo was able to get Felder to the floor in round two where he unleashed some solid ground and pound highlighted by some viscous short...

Sep 25, 2016 9:33 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg sends a message to Ronda Rousey

Cris Cyborg scored a second-round TKO victory over Lina Lansberg in the main event of last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 card in Brazil. The win marked Cyborg’s second victory while fighting under the UFC banner, with both of those wins coming by way of technical knockout. Long before her arrival in the UFC, fight...

Sep 25, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Roy Nelson explains why he kicked John McCarthy

UFC heavyweight veteran Roy Nelson added another knockout to his resume at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil, scoring a second-round finish of former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Nelson was able to catch Silva with a big uppercut late in round two that sent Antonio crashing to the canvas. “big Country”...

Sep 25, 2016 8:46 am

UFC Fighters react to Roy Nelson kicking referee John McCarthy

UFC heavyweight veteran Roy “Big Country” Nelson scored knockout number 14 of his storied mixed martial arts career at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil. Nelson caught his opponent, former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva, with a massive uppercut late in round two that sent “Bigfoot” crashing to the canvas. Roy...

Sep 25, 2016 8:17 am

PHOTO | Roy Nelson issues an apology to Big John McCarthy

UFC veteran Roy Nelson added another knockout victory to his resume at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil, scoring a second-round finish over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. “Big Country” flattened the former UFC heavyweight title challenger (Antonio Silva) with an uppercut late in the fight’s second-round and then promptly followed up with some...

Sep 25, 2016 7:43 am

VIDEO | RIZIN Results: Krazy Horse scores a seven-second KO

“Krazy Horse” Charles Bennett scored a seven-second knockout victory over Minoru Kimura earlier today at RIZIN 2 in Japan. The fight started and Minoru charged across the ring where he was met by a leaping right punch from “Krazy Horse”. The wild shot dropped Minoru who quickly covered up as Bennett unleashed some ground and...

Sep 24, 2016 10:57 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg TKO’s Lina Lansberg

Cris Cyborg getting the job done in Brasilia, Brazil. https://t.co/MYIGnkcUwl — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) September 25, 2016 In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Brasilia’ Cris Cyborg returned to the Octagon for the second time as she squared off against acclaimed striker Lina Lansberg. While Cyborg admittedly had a brutal weight cut leading up...

Sep 24, 2016 10:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Results: Cris Cyborg TKOs Lina Lansberg

A women’s catchweight bout (140-pounds) served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 95 fight card in Brazil as Cris Cyborg took on Lina Lansberg. Round one begins and Cyborg presses forward with strikes early. She presses Lina against the cage and lands some knees inside. Big knees to the body from Cyborg....

Sep 24, 2016 9:33 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Results: Renan Barao defeats Phillipe Nover

A featherweight bout between former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao and Phillipe Nover served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil. Round one begins and Nover lands a jab to start. Barao replies with his own. A low kick from Barao lands low but the fight continues. The fighters...

Sep 24, 2016 9:15 pm

VIDEO | Roy Nelson kicks Big John McCarthy after knocking out Bigfoot Silva

Roy Nelson was not happy with referee John McCarthy following his knockout win over Antonio Silva. Nelson thought that McCarthy should have stopped the contest sooner and gave him a kick in the butt out of frustration. Check it out: Bad ass of @roynelsonmma to take a jab at the alleged "best ref in the...

Sep 24, 2016 8:53 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 95 Results: Roy Nelson KOs Antonio Silva in round 2

A heavyweight bout between Roy Nelson and Antonio Silva took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 95 main card in Brazil. Round one begins and Silva starts things off with a body kick. Nelson presses forward and lands a left. A big leg kick scores for “Bigfoot”. He comes forward and lands a jab. Another...

Sep 24, 2016 8:18 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Results: Francisco Trinaldo TKO’s Paul Felder

A lightweight bout between Francisco Trinaldo and Paul Felder took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 95 main card in Brazil. Round one begins and Felder presses forward and lands a leg kick. Paul with another solid leg kick that lands. He goes to the body. Trinaldo fires back with a leg kick but Felder...

Sep 24, 2016 7:43 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 95 Results: Eric Spicely submits Thiago Santos

A middleweight bout between Thiago Santos and Eric Spicely took place on the UFC Fight Night 95 main card. Round one begins and Spicely presses forward and scores and early takedown. Santos is able to scramble back up to his feet. Spicely charges after him and secures another takedown. He moves to half guard and...

Sep 24, 2016 7:19 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 95 Results: Godofredo Pepey submits Mike De La Torre

A featherweight bout between Godofredo Pepey and Mike De La Torre kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 95 main card in Brazil. Round one begins and both men trade big shots to start. Pepey lands a couple of huge shots and La Torre is rocked. Pepey moves in but Mike is able to get a...