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Dec 10, 2017 5:55 am

Pros react to Marlon Moraes’ insane KO of Aljamain Sterling

Last night, on the main card of the UFC’s anticipated debut in Fresno, California, former World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes stepped into the cage to battle long-time contender Aljamain Sterling. Since joining the UFC roster, Moraes has looked good, but not great, losing a close decision to Raphael Assuncao before winning a...

Dec 9, 2017 10:02 pm

UFC Fresno Results: Brian Ortega submits Cub Swanson

A key featherweight scrap between veteran Cub Swanson and undefeated contender Brian Ortega served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night card in Fresno, California. Brian Ortega submitted Cub Swanson in round two to put himself in title contention.

Dec 9, 2017 9:33 pm

UFC Fresno Results: Gabriel Benitez defeats Jason Knight

A featherweight tilt between Gabriel Benitez and Jason Knight served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night card in Fresno, California. Gabriel Benitez was able to pull out the unanimous decision victory over Jason a knight at UFC Fresno.

Dec 9, 2017 9:13 pm

UFC Fresno Results: Marlon Moraes KO’s Aljamain Sterling

A key bantamweight scrap between Marlon Moraes and Aljamain Sterling took place at tonight’s UFC Fight Night event in Fresno, California. Round one begins and Moraes lands a devastating knee that sends Sterling crashing to the canvas! This one is all over just seconds in. Wow Marlon Moraes!

Dec 9, 2017 1:20 pm

Kelvin Gastelum Allegedly Turns Down Huge Main Event for UFC Belem

Once it was announced that Luke Rockhold was fighting Robert Whittaker in Perth for the middleweight title, Kelvin Gastelum took to social media to voice his opinion and declare that he thought he was worthy of the shot. While it’d be easy to see Gastelum sitting on the sidelines waiting to see how that fight...

Dec 9, 2017 12:53 pm

Colby Covington Has Become Too Much for These UFC Fighters to Handle

Colby Covington has been making a case for a shot at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for awhile now, but it’s been more than just talk. He did end up with a win over the last title challenger in grappling guru Demian Maia. This only heated up his rampage promotional tour to make sure Woodley, and...

Dec 9, 2017 11:29 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Joins the Fight Against the Rebel Alliance

Joanna Ex-Champion shadow boxing dressed as a Stormtrooper pic.twitter.com/BZLk6EKLBS — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) December 9, 2017 During the lead-up to her last fight, Joanna Jedrzejczyk was criticized by some about her mental warfare against Rose Namajunas. Since then, she’s vowed to come back stronger and better than ever, insisting she’ll even be more arrogant. We knew...

Dec 9, 2017 10:42 am

Kelvin Gastelum Clowns UFC and Claims Robert Whittaker Took the ‘Easy Road’

It didn’t take Nostradamus to predict that Kelvin Gastelum wasn’t going to like Luke Rockhold getting the title shot against Robert Whittaker. The next day after Georges St-Pierre announced he was leaving the middleweight division, the title was vacated and the UFC made Rockhold’s fight in Perth with Whittaker for the undisputed belt. Gastelum felt...

Dec 9, 2017 8:59 am

Betting Odds Released on Every Potential Conor McGregor Opponent

Conor McGregor has gone on record saying that he’ll be returning to the fighting game in the Spring of 2018, but we’re not holding our breath. Both Manny Pacquiao and Tony Ferguson both say they are in negotiations to fight the man around April, one to compete in a multi-million dollar boxing match and the other...

Dec 9, 2017 8:03 am

VIDEO | Footage of Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s Grueling Weight Cut the UFC Allegedly Wanted Deleted

After Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s fight with Rose Namajunas, the former champion never made excuses. However, she did mention that something personal happened going into the fight but never revealed what it could have been. Yesterday the news finally broke that Jedrzejczyk was dealing with an absolutely brutal cut that she kept under wraps until just now. Fresh...

Dec 9, 2017 7:26 am

VIDEO | The Commission Fines Fighter for UFC Frenso Weigh-in Shove

The fights at UFC Fresno are mere hours away, but that didn’t stop two fighters from nearly throwing down at the weigh-ins last night. Albert Morales and Benito Lopez will crack open the main card but the started early yesterday. Things started off innocent enough, until Morales feinted and barked at Lopez. The fighter gave Morales...

Dec 9, 2017 6:46 am

Tony Ferguson Says His Surgery Was to Sharpen His Elbows for McGregor in 2018

Just a couple of days ago, it was made known to the world that Tony Ferguson underwent surgery on his elbow and his return to the Octagon was up in the air. The info was released by his wife on her private Instagram account, but the news quickly proliferated all the outlets asking what this...

Dec 8, 2017 8:45 pm

Invicta FC 26 Results: Dern Wins Promotional Debut, Maia Retains Title Against Niedzwiedz

Starting with the co-main event, Mackenzie Dern controlled the action right away and was implementing a non-stop pressure and aggression that left Medeiros with no space to breathe early on. The size difference was evident and Dern was less wild with her striking than in her previous bouts but her punches were still fairly predictable...

Dec 8, 2017 6:40 pm

BREAKING! Nate Diaz is moving on from the UFC

Former UFC lightweight title challenger and TUF 5 winner Nate Diaz is moving on from the UFC. The “Stockton Slugger” took to social media just moments ago where he announced the news. Ufc offered me title fight in any weight class Im kool though I'll givem a shot when they do something goodOn to the...

Dec 8, 2017 6:17 pm

TUF 26 Finale Racks Up Record Lows on Fox Sports 1

The Ultimate Fighter season 26 wrapped up last week and in the finale, the UFC crowned their first ever women’s Flyweight champion. Originally expected to be #12 seed, Sijara Eubanks vs #14, Nicco Montano, Eubanks was hospitalized the day of weigh-ins and forced out of the championship bout. Replacing her was the #1 seeded women’s...

Dec 8, 2017 4:49 pm

Combat Sports to be Banned for One Year in Edmonton

Don’t expect to see any fights of any sort going on in Edmonton, Alberta for the next year. That’s because they won’t be allowed. After the tragic death of former UFC Heavyweight, Tim Hague, the Edmonton City Council has decided to ban combat sports of any kind for the entirety of next year. Tim Hague...

Dec 8, 2017 12:52 pm

BREAKING | Conor McGregor in Talks for Another Gigantic Boxing Match for April

Back last month when Manny Pacquiao winked at a possible fight with Conor McGregor, we all just took it with a grain of salt just like Paulie Malignaggi’s constant petition to settle his differences with the Irish MMA Champ Champ. However, it looks like it is more than just talk. The two have entered into negotiations...

Dec 8, 2017 12:25 pm

Early Odds Released on Luke Rockhold and Robert Whittaker’s Title Fight

After a log jam that brought the middleweight division to a screeching halt, there is about to be a tidal wave of movement like someone blew up a dam. Georges St-Pierre left the middleweight division and now Luke Rockhold’s fight with Robert Whittaker at UFC 221 will be for the actual middleweight title. The opening...

Dec 8, 2017 11:40 am

Derek Brunson Gives Props to Georges St-Pierre for Vacating

There have been mixed reactions to the recent news of Georges St-Pierre leaving middleweight and vacating the title he just won a month ago. It was his battle with his stomach in the arduous rode to weight gain that resulted in ulcerative colitis, prompting St-Pierre to abandon the division. Ignoring the negativity, we’ll focus directly...

Dec 8, 2017 9:48 am

VIDEO | Kazushi Sakuraba and Josh Barnett Create a New Grappling Tournament

In a world where submission only grappling has finally rose to prominence over the last couple of years, there are no shortage of tournaments for players of all ground games to showcase their skills. The Eddie Bravo Invitational, Polaris, and Metamoris are just three organizations that are aiming a spotlight on grapplers, complete with production...

Dec 8, 2017 8:40 am

John Lineker Condemns Superfights Saying Fighters Should Stay in Their Divisions

Georges St-Pierre just left the middleweight division in just a month after becoming champion. TJ Dillashaw is training right now to change weight classes and challenge Demetrious Johnson. Meanwhile, John Lineker is about to fight Jimmie Rivera and he’s not happy. He recently expressed his dislike over fighters jumping around and thinks they should stay...

Dec 8, 2017 7:58 am

BREAKING | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Opens Up on Weight Cutting Horror Before UFC 217

Joanna Jędrzejczyk w @przeglad pierwszy raz tak otwarcie o katorżniczym zbijaniu wagi, które jej zdaniem spowodowało przegraną z Rose Namajunas. Cały wywiad na stronie Przeglądu Sportowego, wieczorem na Youtube https://t.co/3xTHDGzJTK pic.twitter.com/XxR3HPT5iy — Przemysław Osiak (@PrzemyslawOsiak) December 8, 2017 Back at UFC 217, Rose Namajunas did the unthinkable and dethroned Joanna Jedrzejczyk. She never made excuses and...

Dec 8, 2017 6:59 am

Mark Hunt Can Now Return to the UFC

Mark Hunt’s career came into jeopardy when he wrote an article detailing symptoms of CTE. He was consequently pulled from his fight at UFC Sydney and on leave from the UFC indefinitely. This resulted in Hunt seeking out a myriad of tests from the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, to try and...

Dec 8, 2017 2:30 am

Rafael dos Anjos gives praise to Georges St-Pierre for vacating middleweight title

Big news for the UFC middleweight division was dropped late Thursday as the UFC announced that Georges St-Pierre vacated his newly captured middleweight title. With St-Pierre vacating the title, UFC interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker was deemed the undisputed champion and former champ Luke Rockhold is now challenging Whittaker for the belt at UFC 221...

Dec 7, 2017 7:50 pm

Strawweight Limit Is No Problem for Mackenzie Dern Ahead of Invicta FC Debut

Mackenzie Dern is one of the brightest prospects in all of MMA. The world championship BJJ black belt has gotten her career off to a hot start, going 4-0 with two spectacular submission victories and two dominant unanimous decisions. The only issue is that in two of Dern’s three fights at the 115 lb Strawweight...