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Dec 5, 2016 12:52 pm

BJJ star Dillon Danis is still interested in an MMA fight with Nate Diaz

When Conor McGregor tapped to a Nate Diaz rear-naked choke in March of this year, it influenced him to make a complete overhaul of his camp. Part of this overhaul was the introduction of BJJ star Dillon Danis to his roster of training partners. Danis would become an instrumental part of McGregor’s training for his rematch...

Dec 5, 2016 11:55 am

Dominick Cruz on Cody Garbrandt: He’s literally about as smart as a rock

On December 30, in the co-main event of UFC 207, bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will attempt to defend his title against dangerous undefeated striker Cody Garbrandt. It’s arguable, of course, that the shot should have instead been awarded to former champ TJ Dillashaw, but Cruz and Garbrandt’s sizzling beef was more than enough to convince...


Dec 5, 2016 10:54 am

TUF 24 Finale salary report: Demetrious Johnson increases his earnings from last competiton

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson defended his UFC flyweight championship belt for the ninth consecutive time over the weekend and earned himself the highest payout from The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale. Johnson beat the TUF season 24 tournament winner Tim Elliott by unanimous decision in a five-round title fight and earned himself $350,000 in doing so,...

Dec 5, 2016 9:41 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor wants you to know he’s still the 2 division champ

The motherfucking champ champ! A video posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Dec 5, 2016 at 7:18am PST Last month, in the main event of UFC 205, Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title. Because the Irishman owned the UFC featherweight title at the time, this win made him the...

Dec 5, 2016 8:49 am

VIDEO | UFC 206 Countdown: Holloway vs. Pettis

The UFC has not touched down in Toronto since late 2013, when Jon Jones defended the light heavyweight title against Alexander Gustafsson in one of the greatest championship fights ever. This Saturday, the organization will finally return to the Canadian metropolis with UFC 206. Originally, UFC 206 was supposed to be headlined by another light...

Dec 5, 2016 7:51 am

Henry Cejudo on loss to Benavidez: Everybody keeps telling me I won

Last Saturday, the UFC returned to Las Vegas, Nevada with the finale of the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter. The card was headlined by a flyweight title fight between dominant champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and unsung challenger Tim Elliott. The co-main event, meanwhile, pitted top-ranked flyweights and recent Mighty Mouse victims Joseph Benavidez...

Dec 5, 2016 6:58 am

Gray Maynard blasts Ryan Hall after loss

Last Saturday, on the undercard of the latest Ultimate Fighter finale, jiu jitsu ace Ryan Hall captured a decision win over former UFC lightweight title challenger Gray Maynard. It was undoubtedly the biggest win of the grappling specialist’s mixed martial arts career. The way Hall achieved that win, however, was rather polarizing. While there are...

Dec 5, 2016 5:59 am

Irish publication suggests Conor McGregor is in talks to appear on Game of Thrones

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 205, Ireland’s Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title. Given that he still owned the organization’s featherweight title at the time of this win, this made him the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously....

Dec 4, 2016 12:30 pm

VIDEO | UFC 206 Extended Preview – Holloway vs. Pettis

The octagon returns to Toronto, Ontario, Canada this Saturday for the UFC 206 pay-per-view event. The event is headlined by an interim featherweight title fight between streaking contender Max Holloway and former lightweight title holder Anthony Pettis. Max Holloway is currently riding an ultra impressive nine-fight win streak, his latest being a unanimous decision victory...

Dec 4, 2016 12:13 pm

VIDEO | UFC 206 Free Fight: Matt Brown vs Erick Silva

UFC welterweight standout Matt “The Immortal” Brown will square off with surging division contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone on the main card of UFC 206 this Saturday night in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Prior to his highly anticipated bout with Cerrone, we take look back to Brown’s UFC Fight Night 40 war with Erick Silva from May...

Dec 4, 2016 11:57 am

VIDEO | UFC 206 Free Fight: Donald Cerrone vs Alex Oliveira

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will return to the octagon at next weekend’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event when he squares off with Matt Brown in a welterweight bout on the evenings main card. Since moving up to the 170-pound division, Cerrone has looked amazing going 3-0 while scoring finishes in all three...

Dec 4, 2016 11:47 am

Alexa Grasso to Return to the Octagon on February 4

Earlier this year, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico, Mexican strawweight Alexa Grasso made her long awaited UFC debut against a game Heather Jo Clark. Grasso would win this debut with a dominant unanimous decision, improving her record to a flawless 9-0 in the process. In victory, Grasso proved that...

Dec 4, 2016 11:37 am

“The Korean Zombie” vs. “The Menace” set to headline UFC Fight Night 104

After a long stretch on the shelf, during which he fulfilled the two years of mandatory military service required of all South Korean citizens, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung is ready to return to the Octagon. Though he’s called for a comeback fight with our very own BJ Penn, it was announced yesterday that...

Dec 4, 2016 11:23 am

No love for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson?

UFC flyweight champion continued his reign of dominance at last night’s TUF 24 Finale event in Las Vegas, scoring a unanimous decision victory over The Ultimate Fighter winner Tim Elliott in the evenings main event. The victory marked Johnson’s ninth straight title defense and improved his overall mixed martial arts record to a remarkable 25-2-1....

Dec 4, 2016 10:53 am

MMA community reacts to Joseph Benavidez’s split-decision win over Henry Cejudo

The Ultimate Fighter coaches Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo went to war in the co-main event of last night’s TUF 24 Finale fight card in Las Vegas. After three-rounds of back and forth action, Bruce Buffer stepped in to the octagon and announced that Benavidez had been awarded the victory via split-decision. One judge scored...

Dec 4, 2016 10:52 am

Jake Ellenberger plans to appeal strange loss to Jorge Masvidal

On Saturday night, the UFC returned to Las Vegas, Nevada with the finale of the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter. The card produced a handful of excellent fights, as Demetrious Johnson and Tim Elliot entertained in the main event, Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo thrilled in the co-main event, and Ion Cutelaba and Jared...

Dec 4, 2016 9:56 am

Tim Elliott to move to bantamweight after loss to Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson

When Tim Elliott won season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter, it earned him not only a new UFC contract, but also the opportunity to battle dominant flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. Given the fact that Johnson has already dispatched most of the flyweight division’s top fighters – some of them more than once –...

Dec 4, 2016 8:53 am

Athlete outfitting pay for The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale: 14 fighters get $2,500

Last night, the UFC returned to glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada with the finale of the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter. The card was headlined by a flyweight title fight between dominant champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, and the unheralded Tim Elliott, who won the latest season of the Ultimate Fighter. At the moment, purses...

Dec 4, 2016 7:45 am

Beef! Claudia Gadelha and Carla Esparza bash each other on social media

It’s no secret that former strawweight champion Carla Esparza and former strawweight title challenger Claudia Gadelha aren’t big fans of one another. Having been scheduled to fight to no avail several times in the past, the two talented fighters have plenty of unfinished business, and probably won’t stop beefing till they get their hands on...

Dec 4, 2016 6:38 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor offers advice to up and coming fighters

Ireland’s Conor McGregor is the biggest star the UFC has ever produced. He’s also the first fighter in UFC history to win titles in two weight classes concurrently, and is far and away the highest paid fighter in MMA history. As such, he’s become a source of inspiration for many up and coming fighters. During...

Dec 4, 2016 5:59 am

Wanderlei Silva responds to ‘p*ssy’ Mirko Cro Cop

Until just days ago, Pride legends Wanderlei Silva and Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic were scheduled to go at it for a third time under the Rizin banner this December. Regrettably, Silva was forced to bow out of this planned trilogy fight with an injury. This news did not go over well with Cro Cop. After...

Dec 3, 2016 11:48 pm

MMA community reacts to Demetrious Johnson vs. Tim Elliot

in the main event of the Ultimate Fighter season 24 Finale, Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson and TUF 24 winner Tim Elliot squared off in what turned out to be a spectacular fight. In the first round, Elliot left MMA fans stunned as he not only dropped the flyweight champ, but won the round with his...

Dec 3, 2016 11:36 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson vs. Tim Elliot (Highlights)

In the main event of the TUF 24 Finale, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson proved once again why he is the pound for pound kingpin as he secured a unanimous decision win over Tim Elliot. In the first round, it appeared as though Elliot would pull off an incredible upset as his extremely unorthodox striking...

Dec 3, 2016 10:28 pm

TUF 24 Finale Results: Demetrious Johnson defeats Tim Elliot

A flyweight title fight between champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Tim Elliott served as the main event of tonight’s TUF 24 Finale fight card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Elliot connects with a handful of punches, however none of them stun Johnson. Johnson shoots for a takedown, which resulted in Elliot ending up...

Dec 3, 2016 9:45 pm

TUF 24 Finale Results: Joseph Benavidez defeats Henry Cejudo via split-decision

A key flyweight bout between TUF 24 coaches Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo served as the co-main event of tonight’s TUF 24 Finale fight card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Benavidez lands a leg kick to start. Henry charges forward but eats a counter from Joe. Henry with a nice combination and he...

Dec 3, 2016 8:57 pm

TUF 24 Finale Results: Jorge Masvidal defeats Jake Ellenberger

A welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Jorge Masvidal took place on tonight’s TUF 24 Finale main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Ellenberger lands a body kick to start, he follows that up with a low kick. Masvidal charges forward with a combination. Big shots from Jorge. Ellenberger drops. He gets back...