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Dec 2, 2016 2:04 pm

Jon Jones on UFC return: “The story can’t end like this”

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently serving a suspension for a failed random out-of-competition drug test back in June, which forced him out of his UFC 200 headlining scrap with Daniel Cormier just 48 hours before fight night. Jones maintained his innocence throughout USADA’s appeal process, and it was ultimately determined that...

Dec 2, 2016 12:53 pm

Roy Nelson finally breaks silence on kicking John McCarthy

Back in September, UFC heavyweight veterans Roy Nelson and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva stepped into the Octagon at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ in a highly anticipated heavyweight showdown. Nelson ultimately picked up a second round KO win over Silva, however it was the actions which occurred after the KO which resulted in the fight making...

Dec 2, 2016 12:34 pm

Dana White on Conor McGregor’s boxing license: ‘Who knows with this guy?’

When UFC superstar Conor McGregor makes any type of significant moves, the word spreads quickly. On Wednesday, Ariel Helwani and Brett Okamoto tweeted that current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was granted a boxing license in the state of California. It later came to light that McGregor applied for a boxing license in numerous states....


Dec 2, 2016 11:59 am

Cris Cyborg prepared to walk away from the UFC

Reigning & defending Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been campaigning for the UFC to create a women’s featherweight division for quite some time now. Cyborg made her UFC debut earlier this year at UFC 198 when she stepped into the Octagon against gritty MMA veteran Leslie Smith. Despite enduring a brutal weight...

Dec 2, 2016 9:34 am

Mirko Cro Cop goes off on “scared b**ch” Wanderlei Silva

Later this month, PRIDE FC legends Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic and Wanderlei Silva were set to step into the ring in the second round of the Rizin World Grand-Prix. The fight was a highly anticipated one, and would mark the third time the two MMA icons would be stepping into the ring together. Unfortunately, fight...

Dec 2, 2016 9:08 am

Dana White on stripping McGregor of FW title: This was Conor’s decision

Earlier this month, Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title. Given that the Irishman already owned the featherweight crown, this made him the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. It was a short-lived reign as two-division king. Weeks after winning the lightweight title,...

Dec 2, 2016 8:36 am

Jon Jones reflects on finding out he was pulled from UFC 200

Earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones was set to make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where he was to fight light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated rematch for the light heavyweight title. Unfortunately, just 48 hours before fight night, Jones was pulled from the...

Dec 2, 2016 7:30 am

VIDEO | One Championship show delivers incredible, flying-knee knockout

Mohamed Ali vs Leandro Ataides #ONEFightNight #ONEGIFs pic.twitter.com/nmIytaa2r6 — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) December 2, 2016 Singapore’s One Championship may have recently outlawed the soccer kicks for which it was famous, but it still produces some truly incredible knockouts. One such knockout occurred this morning, during the organization’s latest show “Age of Domination,” which occured at...

Dec 2, 2016 6:32 am

Tim Kennedy: Bjorn Rebney is a “necessary evil” in MMAAA

Earlier this week, we were introduced to the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA), an organization created with the goal of improving the way fighters are treated by the UFC’s new owners, WME-IMG. This organization has been helmed by a team of talented UFC stars: former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, former heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez,...

Dec 2, 2016 5:48 am

Tyron Woodley: Michael Bisping should be Fighter of the Year

England’s Michael Bisping has already had a very  long career. Where many fighters start dropping off by the juncture he’s at, however, he’s just hitting his stride. In fact, 2016 was probably the best year of his career thus far. It began with a back-and-forth war with middleweight legend Anderson Silva, who he defeated with...

Dec 1, 2016 5:19 pm

VIDEO | Five-time World’s Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski makes powerful MMA debut

Mariusz Pudzianowski put in his time as a World’s Strongest Man competitor and took the title of World’s Strongest Man five times. In 2009, Pudzianowski decided to take on a new challenge and stepped in the world of mixed martial arts. For his first professional MMA fight, Pudzianowski was matched up against Marcin Najman, who...

Dec 1, 2016 4:27 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov stars in hilarious rap ‘bullshit’ music video

If there is one thing the current #1 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is fed up with, it is the “bullshit.” “The Eagle” was extremely upset when he was given two contracts to fight then-champion Eddie Alvarez for UFC 205 and UFC 206. However, the contracts for the Russian’s first shot at a UFC title...

Dec 1, 2016 3:14 pm

Jon Jones reveals shocking details about partying during fight week

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been very open about his past battle with addiction, and his pride in now being sober. Despite his past battles with addiction, Jones reigned as the youngest UFC champion in the history of the promotion for nearly five years as he dispatched of top ranked contenders such...

Dec 1, 2016 1:36 pm

No one can explain Donald Cerrone’s eye and his fight still scheduled days away

UFC fan favorite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone shocked a lot of people last week when he posted a video of his gruesomely injured-looking eye. “What’s going on everybody, this is Cowboy,” Cerrone said in his social media post. “Before the media puts out what happened, just wanted to let you all know I’m still fighting in...

Dec 1, 2016 12:44 pm

Floyd Mayweather’s camp reacts to news of Conor McGregor’s boxing license

Wednesday evening, the MMA community learned that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor had received his boxing license in California, but had been denied a boxing license in Nevada due to the fact that he has not proven his qualifications as a boxer. Of course McGregor receiving a license to box in California added fuel to...

Dec 1, 2016 12:15 pm

UFC 208 event scheduled to take place in Anaheim, California canceled

The UFC 208 event which was scheduled to take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on January 21 has been canceled. There will still be a UFC event in Anaheim but is now scheduled to take place much later in the year on August 5. The UFC released the following statement on their...

Dec 1, 2016 12:13 pm

Max Holloway wants Conor McGregor rematch, even at heavyweight

As top ranked UFC featherweight Max Holloway gears up for his UFC 206 interim featherweight title fight with Anthony Pettis on December 10th in the main event of UFC 206 in Toronto, the streaking featherweight has his eyes set on a rematch with UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, who just recently relinquished his featherweight championship....

Dec 1, 2016 9:39 am

Former boxing champion Paul Malignaggi calls out Conor McGregor

This week news surfaced that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor had been given a boxing license in California, which added quite a bit of fuel to the rumors regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match. Despite McGregor’s dominance inside the Octagon, and the fact that he was recently crowned the first ever...

Dec 1, 2016 8:59 am

Conor McGregor denied boxing license in Nevada

This week has been a busy one for UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. After UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier withdrew from his scheduled UFC 206 headlining scrap with Anthony Johnson, the UFC opted to promote the co-main event fight between Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis to the main event, and make the fight for...

Dec 1, 2016 8:36 am

Cain Velasquez set to have surgery after fight with Fabricio Werdum

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is currently gearing up for his UFC 207 scrap with Fabricio Werdum, which will not only serve as Velasquez’ shot at redemption at ‘Vai Calvao’, but also as the heavyweight #1 contender fight. Ahead of the fight, both men are coming off wins, which returned them to the win...

Dec 1, 2016 8:01 am

Georges St-Pierre: “I’m a free agent”

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre frequently finds himself at odds with the UFC brass. When St-Pierre initially stepped away from the sport in 2013 following a split decision win over Johny Hendricks, ‘Rush’ began to speak out about PEDs in MMA, calling for a clean sport if there was any chance of him returning....

Nov 30, 2016 9:32 pm

Randy Couture reacts to news of MMA Athletes Association

Wednesday afternoon, the MMA community was forever changed as several high profile fighters including former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, top ranked UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy, and former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, along with several others, announced the formation of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association. Prior to the formation of the Mixed Marital...

Nov 30, 2016 8:48 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis’ car gets broken into in driveway

It’s been a rough couple of months for former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis. Last month, Pettis’ Milwaukee home was targeted as several of his cars were damaged and set on fire in his driveway. Fortunately, while the cars were destroyed, no one was injured by the fire. Shortly after the incident took place,...

Nov 30, 2016 8:11 pm

Georges St-Pierre invites Conor McGregor to join MMAAA: “He knows what’s right”

Wednesday afternoon, several high-profile fighters including former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, to name just a few, announced the formation of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association. The move was certainly a historic one, and left a major immediate impact on the MMA...

Nov 30, 2016 7:57 pm

MMA community reacts to news of MMA Athletes Association

Wednesday afternoon, the MMA community was forever changed as a group of fighters, which included former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, fan favorite fighter Donald Cerrone, and several others, announced the formation of the MMA Athletes Association. The news certainly left an impact on the MMA community, with numerous...