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May 3, 2016 11:16 am

Kimbo Slice vs. Dada 5000 overturned to a no-contest, Dada 5000 remains undefeated

The result of Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson and Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris has been overturned to a no-contest, according to MMA Junkie. This comes as a result following Kimbo’s settlement with Texas’ athletic commission after testing positive for steroids in a post-fight drug test from their controversial fight at Bellator 149. Slice was fined $2,500...

May 3, 2016 10:29 am

VIDEO | Gold medal Olympic wrestler Vyacheslav Oliynyk has bloody fight with police

Ukranian gold medal Olympic wrestler Vyacheslav Oliynyk made headlines recently, but not for any new accolades. Oliynyk, who just turned 50-years-old last week was pulled over by police in Kiev recently on suspicion of drunk driving. After being pulled over, Oliynyk questioned the police for pulling him over, according to Sports Illustrated. From what is...

May 3, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant gets a perfect score on Dancing With The Stars

Top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant has been competing on ABC’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ alongside partner Mark Ballas. The pair performed the Jive Monday night, and earned themselves a perfect score from the judges! So far there has been no word yet on when VanZant will return to the Octagon when her run...

May 3, 2016 9:55 am

Amir Khan likes his odds against Conor McGregor ahead of potential jump to MMA

Former boxing champion Amir Khan is currently gearing up for his fight with ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on Saturday in Las Vegas. Ahead of that fight, the idea of a potential jump to MMA appears to be on Khan’s mind. The 29 year old English boxer currently owns a MMA promotion that puts on events in Dubai,...

May 3, 2016 9:43 am

VIDEO | Andrei Arlovski explains awkward case of fighting teammate

On Sunday May 8th, Andrei Arlovski will step into the Octagon against former teammate Alistair Overeem. While at first many wondered how things would play out with the two Jackson WinkelJohn teammates fighting each other, the pair have explained before that they were never friends, and only training together on a few occasions. To add...

May 3, 2016 9:23 am

PHOTO | Is Luke Rockhold nursing injury ahead of UFC 199?

UFC 199 is rapidly approaching on June 4th. The event is an absolutely stacked one, and will be headlined by a middleweight title fight between Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman as they have their highly anticipated rematch. I In addition, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their trilogy fight in the co-main event for...

May 3, 2016 9:17 am

VIDEO | UFC 198 free fight: Vitor Belfort KOs Michael Bisping

With less than 2 weeks to go until UFC 198, where Fabricio Werdum will look to defend his title against Stipe Miocic in the main event, take a look back at when Vitor Belfort KOd Michael Bisping. Belfort will be fighting Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza in the co-main event in what many believe to be a...

May 3, 2016 9:08 am

Conor McGregor’s coach reveals info on McGregor’s next fight

Since Conor McGregor was pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th for refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there has been much speculation as to when McGregor will return to the Octagon. UFC President Dana White has stated previously that McGregor’s next fight will be to defend his UFC...

May 3, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Thiago Alves looking to drop down to lightweight

At one point in time, Thiago Alves was regarded as one of the top welterweights in the UFC. With explosive knockout power to go along with elite level Muay Thai technique, Alves went on a 7-fight win streak that saw him finish 5 of those opponents. The win streak earned Alves a crack at Georges...

May 3, 2016 8:30 am

PHOTO | Luke Rockhold nursing injury ahead of UFC 199?

UFC 199 is rapidly approaching on June 4th. The event is an absolutely stacked one, and will be headlined by a middleweight title fight between Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman as they have their highly anticipated rematch. I In addition, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their trilogy fight in the co-main event for...

May 3, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier tries Virtual Reality for the first time, freaks out

The concept of Virtual Reality is currently in the process of spreading throughout the world. While VR has gained mainstream attention through YouTube, and has even earned itself an entire South Park episode, the technology is just now becoming available to the general public. In the video above you can see UFC light heavyweight champion...

May 3, 2016 6:18 am

Exclusive | Patrick Cote discusses Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC

UFC welterweight contender Patrick Cote (23-9 MMA) is busy preparing for his upcoming ‘UFC Fight Night 89’ showdown with Donald Cerrone which takes place next month in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. “The Predator” is currently riding a three-fight win streak and has won six of his past seven bouts overall. We caught up with the Canadian...

May 3, 2016 1:24 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz talks about dream coming true training with childhood idol

UFC veteran Nick Diaz has been into martial arts for a long time. The elder Diaz brother admits that he was a Jean-Claude Van Damme wannabe as a youngster. Recently, The Diaz brothers were seen training and hanging out with the Hollywood martial arts star. Nick spoke with TMZ on getting to train with one...

May 3, 2016 1:00 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor makes time to train with young MMA prospect

Even with being the biggest draw in the UFC, featherweight champion Conor McGregor still made some time to train with a young MMA prospect in Iceland. ⚜Training with Conor Mcgregor 🇨🇮🇮🇸@thenotoriousmma #mjölnirmma#mma #thechamp @mjolnirmma A photo posted by 🇮🇸Mikael Leó Aclipen🇮🇸 (@mikkiaclipen) on Apr 24, 2016 at 2:40pm PDT Mjölnir MMA posted the video of...

May 2, 2016 2:52 pm

Bellator MMA fighter now undergoing heart surgery after hit-and-run accident

Horrific news broke on Sunday when it was revealed that Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons was involved in a serious hit-and-run motorcycle accident in Delray, Florida. Parsons had to have his leg amputated due to a serious injury suffered in the accident and now Ariel Helwani reports that he is undergoing heart surgery after his...

May 2, 2016 2:29 pm

Did Nate Diaz just submit Conor McGregor on twitter?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made a lot of noise on twitter Monday morning. “The Notorious” addressed fans on twitter and had some lofty claims regarding everything from pay-per-view numbers to his opponent Nate Diaz’s skills and how things will go in their now unscheduled rematch. Diaz took to twitter to air out a thought...

May 2, 2016 2:08 pm

Gunnar Nelson thinks teammate Conor McGregor does not want to cut to 145 again

Now that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is no longer fighting Nate Diaz at UFC 200, every fan of “The Notorious” wants to know what will be next. McGregor’s teammate Gunnar Nelson revealed some information about “The Notorious” on Monday’s MMA Hour as his own fight with Albert Tumenov is approaching this weekend at UFC...

May 2, 2016 1:32 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz tribute – I’m Not Surprised

https://www.facebook.com/1633307140253694/videos/1690274961223578/ Fans who were anxiously awaiting to see star UFC fighter Nate Diaz take on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in their immediate non-title welterweight rematch at UFC 200 will have to wait. With the UFC pulling McGregor off the card for his refusal to take part in the media obligations to promote the fight,...

May 2, 2016 12:30 pm

Conor McGregor claims UFC 200 could have surpassed Mayweather vs. Pacquiao numbers

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao put up the richest fight in boxing sport’s history back in 2015. Mayweather and Pacquiao crushed the records with reports of 4.4 million pay-per-view buys and a $72,198,500 live gate from 16,219 tickets sold. Although the fight itself was not exciting to the majority of fans drawn to the...

May 2, 2016 11:05 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey open workout in Venice Beach

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was seen back in training on the sands of Venice Beach recently. Rousey has taken time off from MMA to film a couple of Hollywood films and has not fought in the Octagon since losing for the first time in her professional career against Holly Holm back in...

May 2, 2016 10:29 am

Conor McGregor claims to have shattered Brock Lesnar’s pay-per-view numbers

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been active on twitter Monday revealing a lot about what is on his mind. “The Notorious” has been all the buzz after being pulled from UFC 200 by the UFC for refusing to take part in media obligations to promote the fight. McGregor replied to fan on twitter that...

May 2, 2016 9:42 am

Conor McGregor says he will fight the Aldo vs Edgar winner

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been all over Twitter this morning. The brash Irish superstar has tweeted that he will “school” Nate Diaz in their highly anticipated rematch (if it happens) and has also responded to a bunch of questions from fans/haters. One follower asked Conor how fast he will KO Aldo or Edgar...

May 2, 2016 9:29 am

Conor McGregor: Diaz is full of excuses

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was busy on Twitter this morning. The brash Irsh superstar has proclaimed he will “school” Nate Diaz in their rematch later this year. “Mystic Mac” also accused the “Stockton Slugger” of being full of excuses for how the first 8 minutes of their fight at UFC 196 played out. His...

May 2, 2016 9:19 am

Conor McGregor: On the floor Nate was swept and controlled

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor suffered his first career octagon defeat to Nate Diaz in the headlining bout of UFC 196 this past March in Las Vegas. “Mystic Mac” was submitted via rear-naked choke in the second round of his fight with the Stockton native. However, Conor feels that he was actually doing very well...

May 2, 2016 9:07 am

Conor McGregor says he will “school” Nate Diaz in a rematch

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor took to his Twitter today where he poked shots at Nate Diaz, the man who defeated him via submission at UFC 196. I love it! Adapt and overcome.I am coming in light and lean for my rematch and I will school this boy to the bell. https://t.co/MjEwxokIYK — Conor McGregor...

May 2, 2016 3:15 am

Dan Hardy on Conor McGregor: ‘He’s bought into that hype himself’

Dan Hardy, former UFC welterweight title challenger and current color commentator and analyst for the UFC knows a thing or two about fight promotion. In just his fifth fight in the UFC, “The Outlaw” fought for the UFC welterweight title against Georges St-Pierre and the veteran spoke about how he sees things happening with the...

May 2, 2016 2:57 am

VIDEO | UFC’s Kailin Curran joins the running man challenge

The viral running man challenge that started off with a college basketball video social media post has found its way to all different sports including MMA. Check out UFC strawweight Kailin Curran do her best dance video challenge that has been buzzing on the Internet. #RunningManChallenge 😂✨🙌🏼👑 pic.twitter.com/v7iq8wBSHe — KailinCurran (@KailinCurran) April 25, 2016 Curran...

May 2, 2016 2:43 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz looking swole after training

The Diaz brothers have mentioned before that they both were big fans of Jean-Claude Van Damme growing up. Nick and Nate have been seen recently with Van Damme and may be getting some “ninja” training with the Hollywood actor that has been helped put martial arts on the big screen. Nick posted a photo with...