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Jun 2, 2016 7:49 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping shuts down Luke Rockhold during press conference

Amazing press conf today with @lukerockhold vs @mikebisping @ufc A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jun 2, 2016 at 6:35pm PDT At the UFC 199 press conference on Thursday, ahead of Saturday night’s card in Inglewood, California, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping continued their war of words. While Rockhold is confident that he...

Jun 2, 2016 7:36 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold predicts outcome of Michael Bisping fight

Amazing press conf today with @lukerockhold vs @mikebisping @ufc A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jun 2, 2016 at 6:37pm PDT In the main event of UFC 199 this Saturday, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for Rockhold’s middleweight championship. Ahead of the fight, both men...

Jun 2, 2016 7:26 pm

Urijah Faber trolls Dominick Cruz with photoshopped picture

Saturday night in the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz & Urijah Faber will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight for the bantamweight championship nearly a decade after the pair’s initial meeting in 2007. Ahead of the fight, the pair have traded verbal jabs back and forth, however ahead of weigh-ins on Friday, Faber...

Jun 2, 2016 12:49 pm

VIDEO | #TBT battle of the 16-year-olds – Rory MacDonald vs. Jordan Mein

Here’s a trip down memory lane to Rory MacDonald’s third professional fight at the young age of 16! Fellow Canadian Jordan Mein made his professional debut against MacDonald at Rumble in the Cage 17, back on June 17, 2006. MacDonald has matured to be one of the greatest welterweight fighters in the world. MacDonald’s last...

Jun 2, 2016 12:07 pm

Dana White can’t make Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor 2 happen

A rematch with Nate Diaz is the fight Conor McGregor wants the most at this point. “The Notorious” wants their second meeting under the same rules and conditions as their initial bout at UFC 196, which took place back in March where Diaz was able to submit McGregor in the second round. McGregor wants the...

Jun 2, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Dana White reacts to shootout Valentina Shevchenko shootout

News broke earlier this week that UFC women’s bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko was at a chicken shop in Peru when an armed robbery took place. Without missing a beat, Shevchenko’s coach left into action, pulling out a firearm and shooting one of the robbers. Unfortunately, he was also his by return fire from the men, and...

Jun 2, 2016 11:55 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm gets caught in hail storm while running

[ooyala code=”tuaHl2MzE61GK-qpvoMm4reFmCMlxZsN” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is currently gearing up for her ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ scrap with Valentina Shevchenko in July. While training for the fight, Holm went on a run, however things took a turn for the worse when she was caught in a hailstorm....

Jun 2, 2016 10:26 am

Ronda Rousey likely not fighting until 2017

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has not fought in the Octagon since losing the belt to Holly Holm back in November 2015. Prior to her fight against Holm at UFC 193, Rousey told Rolling Stone she would be taking time off and wanted to “disappear for a while” as she had movie projects...

Jun 2, 2016 9:53 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold gets sparring rounds in at his house

With just two days to go until Luke Rockhold steps into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 199 to face Michael Bisping for the middleweight championship, the champ isn’t wasting any time in trying to adjust to the late opponent change. Rockhold, who has been renting a house in California to prepare for...

Jun 2, 2016 9:04 am

VIDEO | Despite short notice, Michael Bisping is feeling incredible

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping is finally going to get his title shot, after nearly a decade inside the UFC. Unfortunately for Bisping, he took the fight on 2 weeks notice, leading many to wonder if he will have enough time to prepare for the event. Ahead of the fight, Bisping joined Jay & Dan...

Jun 2, 2016 8:53 am

Michael Bisping fires back at Chris Weidman

Several weeks ago Chris Weidman was forced out of his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold due to a neck injury. After it was revealed that Jacare Souza had a torn meniscus, and would be unable to fight, the UFC chose Michael Bisping to step in on short notice and fight Rockhold. Despite being injured,...

Jun 2, 2016 8:33 am

Anderson Silva cleared for training

Several weeks ago, Anderson Silva was slated to fight Uriah Hall on the main card of UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Unfortunately for ‘The Spider’, he was forced off the card after it was determined that he would need his gallbladder removed. Despite that, Silva set his sights on a return at UFC 200 on...

Jun 2, 2016 8:09 am

UFC Fight Night 88 medical suspensions

Earlier this week, UFC Fight Night 88 went down in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was a thrilling one that saw Cody Garbrandt end Thomas ALmedia’s undefeated streak, Jeremy Stephens defeat former bantamweight champion Renan Barao, and more! Following the event, MMAMania obtained the medical suspensions for the fighters at the event: Thomas Almeida: Suspended...

Jun 2, 2016 2:11 am

Cody Garbrandt and Dominick Cruz go at it on twitter

The UFC bantamweight division had a new contender rise up after this weekend’s fights at UFC Fight Night 88. Cody Garbrandt knocked out Thomas Almeida in the very first round of their fight, shooting him up the rankings of the UFC bantamweight division. Garbrandt stated that he is looking to become the UFC world champion,...

Jun 2, 2016 1:47 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping says Luke Rockhold declined fight with ‘Jacare’ Souza

Michael Bisping is set to fight for the UFC middleweight title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 on June 4. While early reports were indicating that “Jacare” Souza was the first choice to step in after Chris Weidman pulled out of the scheduled fight with Rockhold, Michael Bisping told Jay and Dan on FOX Sports...

Jun 1, 2016 10:21 pm

Cody Garbrandt calls out Bryan Caraway

This Sunday, in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 88’, Cody Garbrandt put an end to the undefeated streak of Thomas Almeida as he picked up an impressive 1st round KO. Following the fight, Garbrandt made his debut on the UFC’s bantamweight rankings, debuting at #7. On the same card, Bryan Caraway defeated Aljamain...

Jun 1, 2016 9:53 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold: Anderson Silva isn’t on my level

This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 199, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will fight for the middleweight title in a highly anticipated rematch from 2014. While Bisping will be riding a 3-fight win streak into the bout, with his most recent win being a b, Luke Rockhold believes that even Anderson Silva isn’t...

Jun 1, 2016 9:45 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz & Urijah Faber talk nothing but trash on ‘UFC Tonight’

In the co-main event of UFC 199 on Saturday, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight nearly 10 years after the pair’s first meeting under the WEC banner. Ahead of the fight, the pair joined Karyn Bryant on UFC Tonight to discuss their rivalry, and talk a ton of trash....

Jun 1, 2016 9:33 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping explains why rematch with Luke Rockhold will be different

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold will have their highly anticipated rematch for the middleweight championship in Inglewood, California. The fight will serve as the main event on an incredibly stacked UFC 199 card on this Saturday, June 4th. Ahead of the fight, Bisping joined ‘UFC Tonight’ to discuss the bout with Brian...

Jun 1, 2016 1:22 pm

Report: Former Bellator fighter shot in the head

Horrific news has hit the MMA community as a former Bellator MMA fighter is reportedly in emergency care in Dagestan after being shot five times, with one shot to the head. Bloody Elbow’s Karim Zidan tweeted on Wednesday that Shahbulat Shamhalaev was shot on Tuesday in Dagestan. Zidan tweeted the following: “Being told Shahbulat Shamhalaev...

Jun 1, 2016 10:54 am

Stipe Miocic winning more fans over with a message to his haters

Fans have been jumping on the Stipe Miocic train as the spotlight has been on him since winning the UFC heavyweight title. It’s hard not to like the guy who can smash a homerun with his hometown Cleveland Indians and continues to work his day job as a firefighter/paramedic in Ohio, despite winning UFC gold....

Jun 1, 2016 10:45 am

UFC 199 fight week betting odds

On Saturday, UFC 199 will go down in Inglewood California. The event is one of the most highly anticipated of the year given that in the main event Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will have their highly anticipated rematch for Rockhold’s middleweight championship. In addition, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their long awaited...

Jun 1, 2016 10:31 am

Daniel Cormier reflects on MMA journey with Luke Rockhold ahead of UFC 199

This Saturday in Inglewood, California, Luke Rockhold will look to make his first title defense as he faces Michael Bisping for the second time in the main event of UFC 199. Ahead of the fight, Rockhold’s close friend and teammate, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, took to Instagram with a message of positivity for...

Jun 1, 2016 10:26 am

VIDEO | Rener Gracie vs ‘Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung

A short clip of the “Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung has been revealed by Rener Gracie after his recent trip to Seoul, Korea. Sung Jung has not fought in the UFC since losing his title fight against Jose Aldo at UFC 163 back in 2013. Sung Jung has been serving his required two-year military service...

Jun 1, 2016 10:02 am

Chris Weidman to likely undergo neck surgery in 1-2 weeks

With just over two weeks to go until his rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship, Chris Weidman was forced to withdraw from UFC 199 with a neck injury. Weidman revealed that while he would be unable to compete at UFC 199, he planned to compete at UFC 205, the UFC’s first event at...