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Jan 27, 2016 7:58 am

Miocic didn’t turn down fight with Jones

Last week Cain Velasquez withdrew from his UFC 196 heavyweight showdown with Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez was replaced by Stipe Miocic, however news broke shortly after that Werdum had withdrawn from the bout as well. There was a scramble for the UFC to find a replacement main event for the bout. Many on Twitter began to...

Jan 27, 2016 7:47 am

dos Anjos admits McGregor is in his head

At the UFC 197 press conference, Conor McGregor talked nothing but trash to UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Nothing was off limits as McGregor brought up dos Anjos’ family, kids, and allegiance to Brazil. Ahead of their March 5th scrap for the UFC lightweight title, Rafael dos Anjos spoke to MMAFighting to discuss how...

Jan 27, 2016 7:33 am

UFC 196 ClusterF**K Explained Video: Changes on Fight News Now

If you’ve been following the heavyweight title rematch between Cain Velasquez and champ Fabricio Werdum, you’re not alone if you felt like it was a roller coaster ride of emotion. First we find out on ‘manic’ Monday that Velasquez withdrew from his title bout, then we find out that Stipe Miocic is a hero saving...

Jan 27, 2016 7:33 am

REPORT: Nate Diaz tried to save UFC 196 with Pettis matchup

Prior to the UFC announcing that Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson had been moved from the co-main event to the main event, and the Pay-Per View being moved to Fox Sports 1, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event. According to MMAFighting, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event by fighting Anthony Pettis...

Jan 27, 2016 6:58 am

Fresh off of ‘Elbow Draining’ : Video -Luke Rockhold Back in the Gym & Hitting Mitts

[ooyala code=”9qN2poMDE6e1nceGDcwUpspxf7GntvXC” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”3840″ height=”2160″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] The middleweight champ Luke Rockhold is back in training after we saw footage of his recent elbow draining last week. With the middleweight division losing Yoel Romero from the UFC rankings soon after the potential doping violation news broke, who should Rockhold make his first title defense against?

Jan 27, 2016 1:35 am

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone gives Reebok a slap across the face

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was not happy about his fine that cost him “a LOT” of money after his fight with Rafael dos Anjos on UFC on FOX 17. Cerrone who wore a patriotic patch in honor of his terminally ill grandmother, was fined from Reebok for violating their uniform code. “Cowboy” later issued Reebok a...

Jan 26, 2016 3:09 pm

UFC 196 picks up new main event, moved to FS1

There’s been much speculation as to what the UFC would do about Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez both withdrawing from the main event of UFC 196, and it seems like we’ve got our answer. UFC President Dana White informed Yahoo Sports that the event has been moved from Pay-Per View to Fox Sports 1, and...

Jan 26, 2016 1:36 pm

Tough Guy Tuesday: Milan Lucic

In today’s segment of “Tough Guy Tuesday” we feature current National Hockey League forward Milan Lucic. Milan Lucic began his NHL career with the Boston Bruins in 2007. During his rookie season, Lucic recorded a total of 27 points (8 goals and 19 assists) to go along with his 89 penalty minutes. The product of...

Jan 26, 2016 1:23 pm

UFC’s Arianny Celeste: Sues 3 NY strip clubs for unlawful endorsement

Arianny Celeste, octagon girl/model and 24 other models filed a lawsuit today in the Southern District of New York against Diamond Club Gentlemen’s Cabaret, Lace Gentlemen’s Club, and Stiletto’s (all strip clubs) for false endorsement, deceptive trade practices, defamation, negligence, and unjust enrichment. The complaint as it states, indicate the models going after the “defendants”...

Jan 26, 2016 12:48 pm

John Lewis: The Man who introduced Lorenzo Fertitta to the UFC

John Lewis YouTube John Lewis is without a doubt not only one of the pioneers of Mixed Martial Arts, but also a martial arts icon. With more than 30 MMA fights to his name in addition to a 5th degree black belt in BJJ, and 1st degree black belt in Judo, Lewis has left, and...

Jan 26, 2016 12:00 pm

MUST SEE! Trick Daddy bets convertible on Kimbo Slice *NSFW*

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] Posted by Maurice Young on Sunday, January 24, 2016 We’re getting closer and closer to Bellator 149 on February 19th, where Kimbo Slice will take on Dada 5000 in the co-main event. As we get closer to the event, platinum selling rapper Trick Daddy has decided to bet his tricked out convertible on...

Jan 26, 2016 11:24 am

Miesha Tate on Conor Mcgregor: ‘Genius in his own right’

Miesha “Cupcake” Tate had the best seat in the house at the UFC 197 press conference when she sat next to “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. She had a live and upfront look at the ‘lyrical poet’ who engaged in verbal mastery, as most expected he would. Ariel Helwani on MMAHour grabs the quote: “It’s kind...

Jan 26, 2016 11:15 am

WATCH! Sport science of Conor McGregor’s movement and power!

Check out this video featuring Conor McGregor that was featured by the UFC for McGregor’s fight with Dennis Siver back in 2015. McGregor gets tested in a sports lab to see what makes the current UFC featherweight champion so unique in his reaction time and movements. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was there to...

Jan 26, 2016 10:55 am

Video: Funny Moments in MMA (UFC) – Try Not To Laugh

From skateboards in the cage to laying down on the job, these fighters share one thing in common, they’re blasted on a most funny video. Nick Diaz makes a few appearances on the video but that shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. Check out the video and enjoy.

Jan 26, 2016 10:34 am

BJ Penn has verbally agreed to an opponent for UFC 197

It looks like things are moving forward for our UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn in his return to the Octagon. With BJ training in New Mexico with some of the greatest MMA fighters in the world at the JacksonWink MMA Academy, he is preparing to be his best and revealed some information on...

Jan 26, 2016 10:18 am

Pic This: Urijah Faber displays ‘Mythical Chin’

Just chilling with my folks! @paigevanzantufc @chadmendes @ufc A photo posted by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber) on Jan 25, 2016 at 9:37pm PST We all like to play with photoshop once in a while but Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male must be feeling strong with his chances being next in line to face Cruz for his...

Jan 26, 2016 9:40 am

MUST SEE! Guy laughs off body punch from Mark Hunt

THAT… Is insane. The stuff of nightmares. Nothing scarier than a guy that can laugh off a full power Mark Hunt body shot. #Repost @johnwayneparr ・・・ Mark Hunt in the building hitting the infamous Noodles. Sorry @markhuntfighter, I thought you punched like a man!! @emiliano303 A video posted by Joe Rogan (@joerogan) on Jan 26,...

Jan 26, 2016 9:39 am

UFC welterweight praises Conor McGregor as one of the best, the Muhammad Ali of MMA

Many of the UFC lightweight fighters were not as welcoming on the idea of Conor McGregor going up a weight class and fighting at 155lbs. Both Rafael dos Anjos and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone said that it was a bad idea for McGregor to move up. UFC welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson on the other hand thinks...

Jan 26, 2016 9:36 am

Rockhold opens up on Velasquez’s back injury

Recently it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had pulled out of his UFC 196 main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum as a result of a back injury. Shortly after, it was announced that Stipe Miocic had filled in for Velasquez. Following that announcement Fabricio Werdum withdrew from the bout, leaving UFC...

Jan 26, 2016 9:29 am

WATCH! Brendan Schaub banned from UFC shows

Brendan Schaub Explains Why He Was Banned From… by smackhisface1 Brendan Schaub has been speaking out against the UFC’s deal with Reebok. In the wake of his retirement, Schaub has been focusing fully on his ‘Fighter & The Kid’ podcast with Bryan Callen. On a recent episode of ‘Fight & The Kid’ Schaub revealed that...

Jan 26, 2016 9:21 am

USADA randomly tests CM Punk and Miesha Tate at 6am

The random drug testing of the UFC roster continued this morning! U.S. Anti-Doping Agency officials rang the doorbells of Miesha Tate and CM Punk early this morning to collect blood samples. Tate is fighting Holly Holm for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship at UFC 197 in March. On the other hand, we still have no...

Jan 26, 2016 9:18 am

Fight Night Newark VIDEO: Road to the Octagon – Josh Barnett vs Ben Rothwell

Josh Barnett and Ben Rothwell are days away from meeting at the co-main event in Newark, NJ and the heavyweight contest has all the makings of the fight to steal the show come Jan 30th. Barnett has made it clear that he’s had the title once and his pursuit to reclaim it is undeniable. One...

Jan 26, 2016 9:02 am

WATCH! Conor McGregor explains how to win a bar fight

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is no stranger to winning fights, however in this video he explains how you can win a bar fight if need be. ‘The Notorious’ breaks down step by step what to do to avoid a fight if possible, and win if need be. Check out the video above!