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Jun 28, 2017 12:11 pm

VIDEO | Kevin Lee chats with Tyron Woodley about fighting on pooped Octagon canvas

You may have missed it, but there was an accident that happened in the Octagon on Sunday at UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma. In one of the most exciting fights on the main card between Felice Herrig and Justine Kish, Kish defecated while fighting off a near fight-ending submission attempt from Herrig. Brown stains...

Jun 28, 2017 11:51 am

Wanderlei Silva calls for fight with someone who won’t wrestle him

This past weekend in New York City, Bellator MMA held their first pay-per view event, which was headlined by a highly anticipated middleweight fight between former UFC middleweight title challenger Chael Sonnen, and former Pride FC champion Wanderlei Silva. The fight saw Sonnen win via unanimous decision thanks to his wrestling, which saw Silva have...

Jun 28, 2017 11:20 am

Michael Bisping says referees need to be held accountable for poor decisions

This Sunday in Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated grudge match. The fight didn’t make it out of the first round, as Lee picked up an impressive submission win over Chiesa. Unfortunately for everyone involved, the fight was stopped before Chiesa physically tapped, with referee Mario...

Jun 28, 2017 10:56 am

Breaking: UFC 215 gets massive heavyweight showdown

UFC 215 just grew by one massive heavyweight showdown. This tilt will see former heavyweight champion and recent title challenger Junior Dos Santos collide with surging French contender Francis Ngannou. This fight, which has been rumored for some time, was announced on the UFC’s official Facebook page. The UFC also announced a light heavyweight bout...


Jun 28, 2017 10:10 am

CSAC forbids Renan Barao from returning to bantamweight for UFC 214 bout

Back in May, we learned that former bantamweight champion Renan Barao would be returning to the division he once ruled after a 2-fight run at featherweight. The former champ’s bantamweight return was pencilled in for UFC 214, on July 29 in Anaheim, California, where he will take on long-time bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling. According to...

Jun 28, 2017 9:37 am

Cris Cyborg believes fight with Tonya Evinger will be more exciting than Megan Anderson

Tuesday night it was revealed that Megan Anderson, who was set to fight Cris Cyborg for the vacant women’s featherweight championship, had been forced out of the fight due to “personal reasons”. Evinger then stepped in to fight Cris Cyborg for the vacant title, and while the fight community is still processing that fight, Cyborg...

Jun 28, 2017 9:27 am

“Valhalla” offers to fight Robbie Lawler on short notice at UFC 213

If you haven’t already heard, UFC 213 was dealt a real blow this morning, as Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was forced out of his scheduled showdown with Robbie Lawler with an undisclosed injury. And though the UFC is reportedly considering moving this fight to UFC 214 on July 29, one eager fighter is hoping to step...

Jun 28, 2017 8:38 am

UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City salary report

This Sunday, fight fans tuned in to an action packed night of fights in Oklahoma City, headlined by a highly anticipated grudge match between two of the lightweight division’s most promising fighters. When Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee fought however, it was a rather controversial affair, which many felt didn’t do the matchup justice. Ultimately,...

Jun 28, 2017 8:26 am

VIDEO | Go behind the scenes of Michelle Waterson’s Body Issue photoshoot

Over the years, we’ve seen a number of high-profile mixed martial artists strip down for ESPN’s Body Issue, from Gina Carano, to Jon Jones, to Miesha Tate. The latest fighter to do so is UFC strawweight contender and former Invicta atomweight champ Michelle Waterson – otherwise known as “The Karate Hottie.” In this year’s edition of...

Jun 28, 2017 7:41 am

Daniel Cormier praises “greatest promoter of all time” Conor McGregor

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the professional boxing arena opposite undefeated defensive specialist and possible GOAT Floyd Mayweather Jr. It’s a fight that initially seemed almost impossible, but one that ultimately came to fruition. In the opinion of UFC light heavyweight champion and Fox Sports analyst...

Jun 28, 2017 5:58 am

Donald Cerrone injured, fight with Lawler likely to be rescheduled

The injury bug has taken a big bite out of UFC 213, which goes down on July 8 in Las Vegas. According to a report from MMAFighting.com, Donald Cerrone has sustained an injury in training that is likely to force him out of his anticipated UFC 213 bloodletting with former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. Apparently, however,...

Jun 27, 2017 8:18 pm

Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214

Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214 Earlier tonight news broke that Megan Anderson had been forced to withdraw from her highly anticipated UFC 214 title fight with Brazilian star Cris Cyborg. With that said, there was some good news that was announced by the UFC shortly thereafter. The promotion...

Jun 27, 2017 7:53 pm

Megan Anderson issues a statement after being forced to pull out of UFC 214

Megan Anderson issues a statement after being forced to pull out of UFC 214 Unfortunate news struck the mixed martial arts world tonight as ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that Megan Anderson (8-2 MMA) had been forced to withdraw from her scheduled UFC title shot opposite Cris Cyborg (17-1 MMA) at UFC 214 due to personal reasons. “Due...

Jun 27, 2017 7:13 pm

With Megan Anderson out, Cris Cyborg gets a new opponent for UFC 214

With Megan Anderson out, Cris Cyborg gets a new opponent for UFC 214 Cris Cyborg will still be fighting for the UFC women’s featherweight championship on July 29 at UFC 214 in Anaheim, but it won’t be against Megan Anderson. Unfortunately for fight fans, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke news early this evening that Megan Anderson...

Jun 27, 2017 2:42 pm

Clay Guida feeling good, but doesn’t want to be fighting at 40

UFC veteran Clay Guida returned to the win column this Sunday with a rather impressive win over Erik Koch, which snapped a 2-year skid that saw Guida drop back to back losses. The win was a particularly impressive one for Guida, who not only snapped a 2-fight skid, but also returned to the Octagon after...

Jun 27, 2017 1:51 pm

Robert Whittaker explains why you won’t hear him trash talk his way to a fight

Robert Whittaker is set for the biggest fight of his career as he is set to take on Yoel Romero in a UFC interim middleweight title fight at UFC 213. Coming off an impressive TKO stoppage over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Whittaker has worked his way up to an interim title bout by letting his performances...

Jun 27, 2017 1:04 pm

UFC 213: Nunes vs. Shevchenko – Official fight card and start time

The UFC 213 broadcast schedules are set as the event approaches on July 8 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will look to defend her title for the second time against Valentina Shevchenko in the pay-per-view main event. This will be a rematch between the two bantamweight...

Jun 27, 2017 12:43 pm

New photos of Conor McGregor training for Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor‘s training camp for his August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now well underway. The UFC lightweight champ is currently undergoing a crash course on the sweet science in Ireland, and will soon relocate to Vegas, where he spend the duration of his camp. Today, McGregor shared a number of photos...

Jun 27, 2017 12:25 pm

Kevin Lee says Conor McGregor will be on the “decline” after Mayweather fight

UFC lightweight Kevin Lee is fresh off his first round submission win over Michael Chiesa this Sunday in Oklahoma City, which saw him continue his impressive win streak. Prior to the fight, there were reports of Lee training at Floyd Mayweather’s gym in order to help Mayweather prepare for his upcoming August 26th showdown with...

Jun 27, 2017 11:29 am

John Kavanagh: Conor McGregor could beat Floyd Mayweather with three more weeks of training

The official announcement of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor’s boxing match with undefeated defensive great Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now several weeks old. As such, McGregor’s training camp is now well underway. While McGregor is still a significant underdog heading into this fight, his head coach John Kavanagh has suggested that things are going very well as...

Jun 27, 2017 11:08 am

TUTORIAL: Rafael Dos Anjos throws jumping switch knee

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos is known as one of MMA’s most vicious offensive fighters. His ability to batter his opponents with lightning quick punches and kicks has led to a series of highlight reel stoppages over the course of his career. Today, Dos Anjos...

Jun 27, 2017 11:03 am

Manny Pacquiao giving Conor McGregor no chance against Floyd Mayweather

This Saturday, famed boxer Manny Pacquiao will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated return to the ring. Ahead of that fight however, it’s impossible to ignore the magnitude of the impending Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match set to take place on August 26th. Ahead of his fight on Saturday, Pacquiao spoke...

Jun 27, 2017 10:58 am

TUTORIAL: BJJ legend Shinya Aoki demos 3 subs from rubber guard

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Known as one of the most effective grapplers in all of MMA, Japanese legend Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki is a BJJ master. His incredible flexibility and unparalleled technical mastery has led to 39 victories in the cage. Including a whopping 25 wins by submission. Needless to say,...

Jun 27, 2017 10:09 am

Wanderlei Silva reflects on Chael Sonnen fight, vows to return

This past Saturday in New York, Bellator MMA held their first pay-per view event, which featured a number of high-profile fights. In the main event, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen stepped into the cage against longtime rival, former Pride FC champion Wanderlei Silva, for a highly anticipated showdown four years in the making. When...

Jun 27, 2017 9:28 am

Felice Herrig comments on opponent Justin Kish’s mid-fight accident

Over the weekend, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 112, strawweight veteran Felice Herrig scored an impressive decision win over the highly regarded Justine Kish. With this win, Herrig moved onto an impressive, three-fight win-streak and reestablished herself as a definite contender in the UFC strawweight division. Unfortunately, Herrig’s impressive win has been...

Jun 27, 2017 8:45 am

UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City medical suspensions – Michael Chiesa facing lengthy sit

Sunday evening, fight fans tuned in for a highly anticipated night of fights in Oklahoma City headlined by a lightweight clash between two of the lightweight division’s most exciting prospects, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. The main event scrap, which drew attention following an infamous scuffle at a UFC press conference that saw Lee punch...