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Mar 22, 2016 8:13 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz gets personalized post UFC 196 Bong

At UFC 196, Nate Diaz shocked the world as he submitted Conor McGregor in the 2nd round of their welterweight scrap. Following the win, UFC President Dana White stated that the win made Diaz a millionaire. While this certainly didn’t use all of his fight purse, Diaz spent his hard earned money on a personalized...

Mar 22, 2016 2:45 am

Greg Jackson says that BJ Penn still ‘got a few good years left in him’

Former two-weight UFC world champion and UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn has been far away from the tropical paradise he calls home. The Hilo boy has been in Albuquerque, New Mexico training at JacksonWink MMA with Greg Jackson and Mike Winklejohn in preparation for his return to the Octagon. Jackson spoke with MMA...

Mar 22, 2016 1:57 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Budweiser commercial has been banned from Ireland’s public broadcasting network

Budweiser has to be somewhat disappointed with their marketing execution with having Ireland’s biggest MMA star as their ambassador. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s recent commercial for Budweiser has been banned by RTE, Ireland’s public broadcasting network. The ban is due to the commercial possibly encouraging a young audience to drink alcohol. Paul Mulligan, Head...

Mar 21, 2016 4:18 pm

Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock test positive for steroid, Shamrock also pops for opioid

It was revealed shortly after the Bellator 149 event that co-main event fighter Kimbo Slice and main event fighter Ken Shamrock failed their fight drug tests. According to a report released by MMA Junkie, 52-year-old Shamrock and 42-year old Slice both tested positive for the steroid nandrolone, according to urine test results released by the...

Mar 21, 2016 2:16 pm

Joe Rogan leaks his secret character code in EA Sports UFC video game

Joe Rogan is as well known in the UFC as the most famous fighters that step into the Octagon. As a well-versed martial artist himself, Rogan’s personality and knowledge of the fight game go hand in hand with his job as a color commentator for the UFC. It has been revealed that Rogan has his...

Mar 21, 2016 1:54 pm

VIDEO | Here is a look at Conor McGregor’s three professional MMA losses

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was humble in defeat after Nate Diaz was able to submit him in their non-title UFC welterweight bout at UFC 196. However, McGregor’s only loss in the UFC has apparently been eating at him and it is McGregor who has called for an immediate rematch with Diaz. The latest reports...

Mar 21, 2016 12:46 pm

Report Update: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 will be UFC 200 main event

Last week, it was reported by Ariel Helwani that the UFC was working on a rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC veteran Nate Diaz for UFC 200. Helwani gave his update on the MMA Hour on Monday reiterated that the immediate rematch is still in the works. Helwani said, “Oh by the...

Mar 21, 2016 12:16 pm

VIDEO | Neil Magny clobbers Hector Lombard with over 40 unanswered strikes

Should Magny – Lombard fight have been stopped? 40 unanswered shots! A UFC official thinks the Neil Magny – Hector Lombard fight should have been stopped earlier. @TheBuzzer: Posted by UFC on FOX on Sunday, March 20, 2016 A lot of people were concerned with the referee’s decision to let Neil Magny unload over 40...

Mar 21, 2016 12:05 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Diego Sanchez and BJ Penn use this Off Vertical Axis Rotational Device to sharpen their skills

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Mar 21, 2016 11:39 am

MMA community reacts to Mark Hunt’s walk-off KO over Frank Mir

Mark Hunt delivered another one of his signature walk-off knockouts at UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. Hunt landed a thudding blow to former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir that sent him to the canvas. Hunt knew he didn’t need to follow up with more strikes seeing that Mir was out...

Mar 21, 2016 10:53 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar lambastes Conor McGregor with an absolutely amazing call out

Thenotoriousmma YOU GOT CHOKED OUT BY NATE DAND NOW YOU WON'T FACE THE MOST SHADY Frankie "The Answer" Edgar … MOST PROPS II the, "48 hour storm in Jersey!!!!!!" shoreShoutOut II Rob Drake, @HiHoRecords (twitter/instagram) on the mix, and @BenCurr (instagram) on the video Posted by ShoreShot Music on Friday, March 18, 2016 Former UFC...

Mar 21, 2016 10:13 am

VIDEO | This is the EA Sports UFC celebration Khabib Nurmagomedov is so pissed off about

🔥Та самая идиотская ошибка создателей игры @easportsufc A video posted by UFC | MMA Mixed Martial Arts (@redfurymma) on Mar 20, 2016 at 5:59am PDT UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is not happy with one of his fight celebrations in the new EA Sports UFC video game. “The Eagle” said in a tweet recently, “I’m...

Mar 21, 2016 2:25 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt’s backstage interview: ‘I want that title’

Mark Hunt made another statement on Saturday night when he had another one of his signature walk-off knockouts in the main event of UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia. Hunt landed a brutal punch on former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir that sent him to the canvas. Hunt is now on a two-fight winning...

Mar 21, 2016 2:11 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt’s respectful Octagon interview following walk-off KO of Frank Mir

There was no blood between the main event fighters at the UFC Fight Night 85, which took place in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. However, the lack of tension between the two competitors didn’t stop the two fighters from giving their all in the fight. Mark Hunt took out former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir...

Mar 20, 2016 2:23 am

UFN 85 Bonus Report: Three fighters take home an extra 50K

‘UFC Fight Night 85’ in Brisbane delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 85′ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Mark Hunt for...

Mar 19, 2016 10:14 pm

VIDEO | Mark Hunt picks up walk-off 1st round KO

Walk off homerun knockout by @MarkHunt1974! #UFCBrisbane https://t.co/Gt1okMdt26 — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) March 20, 2016 In the main event of UFC Brisbane, veteran heavyweights Mark Hunt and Frank Mir clashed inside the Octagon. In typical Mark Hunt fashion, he picked up an incredible walk-off KO win over Mir, who was left dazed and confused...

Mar 19, 2016 10:04 pm

Hector Lombard: McGregor has no place at 170-pounds

UFC welterweight Hector Lombard does not believe that current UFC featherweight title holder Conor McGregor has any place in the 170-pound division. The former Bellator middleweight champion thinks it is CRAZY that the UFC even considered having someone like Nate Diaz or Conor McGregor getting a title shot at current title holder Robbie Lawler. Hector...

Mar 19, 2016 9:53 pm

UFN 85 Results: Mark Hunt one punch KOs Frank Mir

A key heavyweight bout between veterans Mark Hunt (12-10-1 MMA) and Frank Mir (18-11 MMA) served as the main event for tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 event in Brisbane, Australia. Round one begins and Hunt opens with a heavy inside leg kick. Frank dives in for a takedown but it is not there. Hunt with...

Mar 19, 2016 9:32 pm

UFN 85 Results: Neil Magny defeats Hector Lombard via TKO

A welterweight bout between Hector Lombard (34-5-1 MMA) and Neil Magny (18-4 MMA) served as the co-main event for tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 event in Brisbane, Australia. Round one begins and Lombard presses forward and lands a couple leg kicks. Big uppercut from Hector. Magny is hurt. Huge shots from the top by Hector....

Mar 19, 2016 9:10 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones KO’s training partner

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Mar 19, 2016 8:59 pm

UFN 85 Results: Jake Matthews defeats Johnny Case via submission

A lightweight bout between Jake Matthews (10-1 MMA) and Johnny Case (22-5 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 main card in Brisbane, Australia. Round one begins and Matthews opens up with two big right hands. Case with a low kick. Matthews with another nice punch. Case with a good combo. Johnny throws...

Mar 19, 2016 8:44 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Nate Diaz afterparty following UFC 196 win

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Mar 19, 2016 8:34 pm

VIDEO | Steve Bosse knocks James Te Huna out cold

HOLY KNOCKOUT! @SteveBosseMMA just shut the lights out on James Te Huna! #UFCBrisbane https://t.co/UvrRfsejFS — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) March 20, 2016 On the main card of UFC Brisbane on Saturday evening, Steve Bosse picked up an incredible one punch KO win over James Te Huna in the first minute of the first round of...