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Jun 26, 2016 1:08 pm

Conor McGregor: “I’ll toy with Diaz in rematch”

Conor McGregor will be looking to get revenge on Nate Diaz when the pair square off in the main event of UFC 202 later this summer. The current UFC featherweight champion was submitted by Diaz in the second-round of their welterweight fight at UFC 196 this past March. The brash Irish superstar is confident that...

Jun 26, 2016 12:52 pm

Wilson Reis believes he can knockout Demetrious Johnson

Wilson Reis will challenge Demetrious Johnson for the UFC flyweight title at UFC 201 next month. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, Reis, has earned nine of his twenty career victories by way of submission. However, when Wilson squares off with “Mighty Mouse” at UFC 201 he wouldn’t be surprised if he gets his first career...

Jun 25, 2016 7:01 pm

Conor McGregor: Retirement Tweet was a negotiation tactic

Following UFC 196, where Nate Diaz submitted Conor McGregor, the pair were slated to fight in the main event of UFC 200. McGregor wasn’t happy with the situation, and surprised the MMA community when he retired via Twitter. The fight was ultimately scrapped after McGregor refused to fulfill his promotional obligations for the event. Ultimately...

Jun 25, 2016 6:44 pm

VIDEO | Tim Kennedy talks Michael Bisping, next fight, and more

Back in 2014, Tim Kennedy defeated Michael Bisping via unanimous decision at the TUF Nations finale. Fast forward two years, and Michael Bisping is the UFC middleweight champion after knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 earlier this month. While Kennedy doesn’t have a fight announced, he did an interview to...

Jun 25, 2016 5:30 pm

Jon Jones is no longer interested in fighting at heavyweight

Current UFC interim light heavyweight title holder and former undisputed champion Jon Jones was recently interviewed by MMAJunkie where he was asked about potentially moving up to the promotions heavyweight division. “Bones”, who once seemed very interested in fighting at heavyweight, is now singing a different tune: “To be honest with you, heavyweight really doesn’t...

Jun 25, 2016 5:29 pm

VIDEO ︱Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson from UFC 187

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title for the first time against bitter rival Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Watch Daniel Cormier earn the UFC’s vacant light heavyweight title by defeating feared striker Anthony Johnson via submission at UFC 187 in...

Jun 25, 2016 5:29 pm

Gustaffson: I know I can beat DC and Jones!

Former title challenger Alexander Gustaffson will return to the octagon in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 93 in Hamburg, Germany, when he squares off with Jan Blachowicz. The 29-year-old Swede has gone 1-3 over his past four bouts suffering losses to Jon Jones, Anthony Johnson and most recently Daniel Cormier over that stretch....

Jun 25, 2016 5:28 pm

UFC announces official UFC 200 fight card lineup

We are just two weeks away from this summer’s blockbuster UFC 200 fight card which takes place July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The stacked fight card features three title fights and includes the return of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. The UFC had already announced the twelve bouts which would be taking place...

Jun 25, 2016 5:28 pm

VIDEO | Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez preview

The UFC lightweight title will be on the line July 7 in Las Vegas when current champion Rafael dos Anjos defends his strap against former Bellator title holder Eddie Alvarez. RDA is currently riding a five-fight win streak, which includes wins over Jason High, Benson Henderson, Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis and most recently Donald Cerrone....

Jun 25, 2016 5:27 pm

VIDEO︱Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier first fight

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will rematch in the headlining bout of July’s UFC 200 event for the promotions undisputed light heavyweight title. The bitter rivals first squared off at UFC 182 in January of 2015, with Bones earning the unanimous decision victory over DC (watch the fight in the above video). Jones was stripped...

Jun 25, 2016 11:39 am

Cris Cyborg calls for the UFC to create women’s featherweight division

Last month, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut. Cyborg dominated the fight, knocking out Leslie Smith in the 1st round of their catchweight scrap. Despite the dominant win, Cyborg expressed her desire to return to Invicta to defend her featherweight championship before returning to the UFC. While Miesha...

Jun 25, 2016 11:33 am

Michael Bisping: Chris Weidman fight isn’t on the table

It’s been less than a month since Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight championship. Since knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, Bisping has found himself on the receiving end of numerous call-outs from top ranked middleweights. Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman was one of the first men to call out...

Jun 25, 2016 11:25 am

Ronda Rousey reportedly “putting in work” at acting school in L.A.

It’s now been nearly 8 months since former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was knocked out cold by Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193. Since then there has been much speculation as to whether or not Rousey would ever return to the Octagon given that she regularly receives offers to star...

Jun 25, 2016 9:53 am

Rampage Jackson open to fighting friend Tito Ortiz

Back in 2013, former UFC champions Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz were supposed to fight under the Bellator MMA banner. Unfortunately, Ortiz was injured during his training camp, and was forced to pull out of the fight. The promotion never rebooked the fight, which was fine with Rampage given that the pair are friends. Following...

Jun 25, 2016 9:43 am

VIDEO | Rampage Jackson vs. Satoshi Ishii (Highlights)

Friday night in St Louis, Missouri, Rampage Jackson and Satoshi Ishii squared off in the main event of Bellator 157. The fight ended up going the distance, and was rather back and forth, with Ishii looking to take the fight to the ground and submit Rampage, while the former UFC champion looked to use his...

Jun 25, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “I know I can knock Robbie Lawler out”

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson put the welterweight division on notice earlier this month when he picked up a unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald in Ottawa, Canada. The win was an extremely impressive one for Thompson, who picked apart MacDonald, stuffed several takedowns, and fought out of a few submissions, over the course of the fight....

Jun 25, 2016 9:22 am

Michael Bisping blasts middleweight title contenders

Since Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, he has found himself being called out by nearly everyone in the top 5 of the UFC’s middleweight division. Bisping has done his best to respond to all of the challenges, pointing out that Luke...

Jun 25, 2016 9:13 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt gives honest opinion on Brock Lesnar fight

At UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after nearly a 5 year layoff. While Lesnar was once a dominant champion in the UFC, he will be taking on Mark Hunt, an MMA legend. Hunt, who has shown impressive takedown defense in recent years, also...

Jun 25, 2016 9:01 am

VIDEO | Get to know 68 year old fighter Ann Perez

The MMA world was taken by surprise earlier this year when a video surfaced of 68 year old WMMA fighter Ann Perez losing a fight in the cage. While many called out the promotion for allowing a woman of Perez’s age to fight, many don’t know her incredible story. On Inside MMA, Ron Kruck caught...

Jun 25, 2016 8:51 am

PHOTO | Claudia Gadelha looking absolutely shredded

With under a month to go until Claudia Gadelha fights Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the UFC women’s strawweight championship, the challenger is looking absolutely shredded! Gadelha will be looking to avenge her 2014 loss to Jedrzejczyk, which remains her only professional mixed martial arts loss to date. The pair have continued their heated rivalry on the...

Jun 25, 2016 8:46 am

Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem have first staredown

Since Stipe Miocic won the UFC heavyweight championship from Fabricio Werdum in May at UFC 198, he has been a busy man! After winning the championship, Miocic signed to fight Alistair Overeem at UFC 203 in Ohio. Following that, Miocic led the Cleveland Cavaliers championship parade earlier this week. On the heels of that, Miocic...

Jun 24, 2016 11:15 pm

VIDEO | Joe Schilling gets starched at ‘Bellator Dynamite 2’

Joe Schilling getting KTFO #DYNAMITE2 #Bellator157 pic.twitter.com/CP0hSgfE4r — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) June 25, 2016 Friday evening, Bellator held their second MMA-Kickboxing card. On the kickboxing portion of the card, famed kickboxer Joe Schilling looked to avenge his highlight reel MMA knockout loss to Hisaki Kato. Unfortunately for Schilling, the fight didn’t go as planned, and...

Jun 24, 2016 11:03 pm

Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia set for UFC 203

UFC 203 just picked up another bout, this time in the women’s bantamweight division. #10 ranked Jessica Eye will face #11 ranked Bethe Correia in Cleveland in a pivotal matchup. Both women could find themselves in a win-or-be-cut situation. Eye will enter the bout on a 3-fight losing streak, losing 3 consecutive unanimous decisions to...

Jun 24, 2016 10:48 pm

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis’ hardcore training for Roy Nelson

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Jun 24, 2016 10:27 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor drilling counter strikes with Ido Portal

[ooyala code=”Y2aWpkNDE6zgOxC9g2QoSqcVhain8EVv” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”722″ autoplay=”true”] Ahead of Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz on August 20th, the featherweight champ has once again enlisted the help of movement specialist Ido Portal. The pair were seen together in a video working on movement drills earlier this week, and can now be seen in...

Jun 24, 2016 10:07 pm

Mickey Gall: I’ll finish CM Punk in one round

Its been over a year since CM Punk announced that he would be transitioning to MMA and entering the Octagon. Now, with Punk’s UFC debut finally set for UFC 203 in Cleveland on September 10th, the MMA world has been asking many questions in regards to how he will do. Gall spoke to Fox Sports...