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Mar 2, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | A compilation of some of the worst fouls in MMA

Check out this compilation of some of the worst fouls to take place in the sport of MMA. These are moments in MMA history that have had people talking about long after the fight. From Heath Herring’s kiss that led to a knockout before the fight even started, all the way up to Ken Shamrock...

Mar 2, 2016 10:54 am

Video | Nick Diaz Slow-Mo Round House in MGM Lobby

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Mar 2, 2016 10:52 am

VIDEO | Do you think Nate Diaz is an emotional fighter?

Here is a classic clip from the past of a young Nate Diaz establishing himself in the UFC on The Ultimate Fighter series season five. At the time, Nate Diaz was still trying to make his way into the UFC by being a part of the show led by coaches BJ Penn and Jens Pulver....

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...

Mar 2, 2016 9:44 am

Photo | Dana White posts ‘UFC 196 Ninja Sh*t’ poster

UFC President Dana White took to  Twitter yesterday to post this hilarious poster for this weekend’s UFC 196 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Diaz vs Mcgregor this Saturday!! #ninjashitpic.twitter.com/Euyjq5kaJ0 — Dana White (@danawhite) March 1, 2016 Who do you have winning this weekend’s main event scrap between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor? Sound off PENN...

Mar 2, 2016 9:19 am

His first tattoo will be 209 if Diaz wins says Jon Anik

Making predications for upcoming fights is what Jon Anik does regularly adding to his commentating duties.  With a Conor McGregor fight about to happen everybody is bringing  their A game.  Jon is no different. “I’m going to say it here for the masses to hear. I will get the area code ‘209’ tattooed on the...

Mar 2, 2016 9:14 am

Coach Mike Winklejohn gives his prediction on Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is set to defend her belt for the first time this Saturday against top contender Miesha Tate. In preparation for the title fight, Holm has been working with long-time coach Mike Winklejohn of the JacksonWink MMA Academy. Coach Wink was a guest on the MMA Hour this week and...

Mar 2, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor loves a good laugh!

Conor McGregor fans will surely get a smile out of this video edit. Check out the new promotional video edit released by the UFC of the current featherweight champion Conor McGregor and him breaking out into laughter throughout his rise in the promotion. “The Notorious” is set to fight at 170-pounds in the welterweight division...

Mar 2, 2016 1:24 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones taunts Daniel Cormier this time with his UFC belt

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Mar 1, 2016 9:41 pm

UFC releases 13 fight veteran on 3-fight losing streak

The UFC’s string of releases continued this week. It was announced via Twitter that former TUF competitor, and 13 fight veteran, Daron Cruickshank had been released by the promotion. Cruickshank broke the news via Twitter. I've officially been released. It's been a pleasure and privilege to fight for the UFC. I am now currently looking...

Mar 1, 2016 9:35 pm

Matt Mitrione officially appeals TKO loss to Travis Browne

Back at ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ earlier this year, Matt Mitrione suffered one of the most gruesome eye injuries in the history of combat sports. According to Mitrione, the eye pokes left him unable to see out of the eye, which ultimately resulted in his orbital being cracked from a cross thrown by Browne. While...

Mar 1, 2016 9:28 pm

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier fires back at Jon Jones

Earlier this week Jon Jones took to Instagram to taunt his nemesis, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The pair are currently scheduled to fight at UFC 197 on April 24th, however the verbal battle started before the two men were ever scheduled to fight at UFC 178 last year. Cormier has since deleted the...

Mar 1, 2016 9:24 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen discusses Conor McGregor’s dominance, and more!

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen may currently be retired from MMA, however Sonnen has continued to be an active figure in the MMA world through his podcast, as well as his analyst role with ESPN. Ahead of UFC 196, where Conor McGregor will fight Nate Diaz, and Holly Holm will fight Miesha Tate, Chael...

Mar 1, 2016 9:18 pm

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

We are now just days away from UFC 196 on March 5th. In the main event of the card Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will square off in their highly anticipated grudge match, while in the co-main event Holly Holm will look to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship against Miesha Tate. Ahead of the...

Mar 1, 2016 3:35 pm

Conor McGregor on the cover of SI

Conor McGregor will make the cover of Sports Illustrated on Monday February 29th. This will mark the Third time a UFC fighter makes the cover of SI. SI also has a featured video in which Conor talks about the Rafael dos Anjos pulling out of  the the March 5th fight. The Magazine cover should hit...

Mar 1, 2016 3:25 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor prepared for ‘guerrilla warfare’

We are now just days away from Conor McGregor’s March 5th welterweight showdown against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196. With the days winding down until the event, the anticipation for the fight is certainly building. In addition, the UFC will hold a press conference on Thursday ahead of the even with...

Mar 1, 2016 3:10 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones trolls Daniel Cormier on Instagram

We are now officially less than 2 months away from UFC 197, where Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. Leading up to the fight, the pair’s rivalry has continued to boil as they both have traded verbal jabs over social media. Things...

Mar 1, 2016 2:38 pm

Bas Rutten Picks Conor McGregor to Win, Well sort of.

Nate and Nick Diaz use a high punch rate on their feet to over whelm their opponents usually for the duration of the bout if it doesn’t hit the ground.  Bas Rutten does not think that will be enough to beat the style of Conor McGregor. The former King Of Pancrase and former UFC Champion Rutten...

Mar 1, 2016 1:33 pm

Video: Anderson Silva questions sport of MMA with his controversial third round knee

Anderson Silva is still upset about the outcome of the five round war with Michael Bisping. Silva’s camp has even requested that the commission review the decision outcome. “The Spider” posted a clip of his knee that landed in the third round and wrote in the caption of his Instagram post: “Isso é um esporte...

Mar 1, 2016 1:02 pm

Holly Holm wants a break after UFC 196 for a ‘much needed’ girls trip

It seems like the championship lifestyle is finally catching up with Holly Holm, at least a little bit. The UFC women’s bantamweight champion was told by the former champion Ronda Rousey that she would be much happier in life if she stayed a contender, as the life of a champion has a taxing schedule aside...

Mar 1, 2016 1:00 pm

PROMO | UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz – Anybody, Anytime, Anyplace

We are now just days away from UFC 196, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will finally meet inside the Octagon. The welterweight showdown has the entire MMA community talking, with many wondering how big of an impact Diaz’s reach advantage will have on the fight. With just 4 days left to go until fight...

Mar 1, 2016 12:46 pm

Tough Guy Tuesday: John Scott

In this week’s segment of “Tough Guy Tuesday” we feature current American Hockey League player John Scott. The 33-year-old, who stands 6-foot-8 and weighs 270-pounds, was voted the MVP at this year’s National Hockey League All-Star game. In his 285 career NHL games played, Scott has accumulated 5 goals and 6 assists for 11 points...

Mar 1, 2016 12:37 pm

Video: Conor McGregor jets around in his Lamborghini in Beverly Hills spending cash

Check out UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor spending some time off from traiing ahead of his welterweight bout with Nate Diaz scheduled for UFC 196 on March 5th in Las Vegas, Nevada. “The Notorious” is seen jetting around in his Lamborghini with girlfriend Dee Devlin at his side as they go shopping around Beverly Hills....

Mar 1, 2016 12:07 pm

Video: Mayweather Boxing Club makes predictions for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

The Mayweather Boxing Channel brings you their predictions for the main event at UFC 196 on March 5 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Check out the predictions being made for the welterweight bout between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor versus Nate Diaz. The 145-pound champion McGregor is going up two weight classes to meet Diaz at...