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May 21, 2016 11:35 am

Matt Brown on Tyron Woodley: ‘I’d fight him in the f***ing street for free’

Matt Brown is not happy that Tyron Woodley is getting a title shot against Robbie Lawler at UFC 201. The UFC veteran spoke with MMA Underground on his displeasure for the UFC’s decision to give Woodley a shot at UFC gold. “[Tyron] Woodley, he’s a bitch. I just don’t like him anyway,” said Brown (transcribed...

May 21, 2016 11:18 am

Dan Henderson says his retirement depends on contract negotiations with UFC

MMA legend Dan Henderson is currently the oldest fighter on the UFC’s roster. At 45-years-old, the former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion is set to fulfill his last fight on his current UFC contract when he faces Hector Lombard at UFC 199. “Hendo” says that he feels he still can compete with the best, but is...

May 21, 2016 10:51 am

BJ Penn on FLOGRAPPLING’s ‘America’s Most Successful Black Belt of All Time’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn got his nickname early on in his martial arts career and for good reason. Our namesake was the first non-Brazilian to win gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships back in 2000, which catapulted his career in mixed martial arts. Penn then went on to achieve great accolades in the world of...

May 21, 2016 9:49 am

UFC clearing more room in featherweight division with another fighter cut

On Friday, despite coming out the victor of the last fight on his UFC contract, UFC featherweight Lucas Martins told MMA Fighting that he was cut from the UFC. Now, Martins’ last opponent that he beat at UFC Fight Night 86, Robert Whiteford has announced that he has also been cut. Whiteford tweeted on Saturday,...

May 21, 2016 3:14 am

PHOTO | Michael Bisping still filming xXx film 2 weeks before title fight

Michael Bisping has the biggest fight of his entire career coming up in 2 weeks, but has still been busy on the set of “xXx: The Return Of The Xander Cage.” With getting just two and a half weeks notice that he would be getting the first title shot of his near 10 year UFC...

May 21, 2016 2:51 am

Brock Lesnar added back on to UFC roster?

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has not fought in the UFC since losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 back in December 2011. However, the clever tracking of UFCFightersInfo has alerted everyone that the UFC just recently added Brock Lesnar on to their roster. [Added] Brock Lesnar (Heavy)https://t.co/nZfB0IsOE2 — UFCFIGHTERSiNFO (@UFCFIGHTERSiNFO) May 20, 2016...

May 21, 2016 2:32 am

VIDEO | Thomas Almeida knocks out Brad Pickett with flying knee

UFC Fight Night 88 is set to take place next weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event will feature undefeated bantamweights Thomas Almeida vs. Cody Garbrandt. To peak your interest in the fight where odds are that one man will leave the Octagon undefeated and the other will taste defeat for the first time,...

May 21, 2016 2:07 am

UFC fighter holds new Guinness World Record

When you think of a UFC fighter holding a spot in the Guinness World Records, you probably would believe it has something to do with mixed martial arts, or some kind of related physical activity. Not for this UFC featherweight. Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez set a new Guinness World Record for the “fastest time to...

May 20, 2016 9:15 pm

Dana White: ‘I didn’t have a good day in Stockton’

Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta made their way out to Stockton, California on Friday to meet with Nate Diaz. Just a couple days before getting to Stockton, White and Fertitta met with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor for dinner. The meeting looked to go over well as both McGregor and White were all smiles upon...

May 20, 2016 8:08 pm

VIDEO | 4-foot-11 Tyler ‘Hulk Hands’ Freeland gets first professional loss in Bellator debut

#Bellator155 Joe Hamilton def. Tyler Freeland via submission (RNC). What did I just witness? pic.twitter.com/PhaADP3UQE — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) May 20, 2016 Tyler “Hulk Hands” Freeland made his Bellator debut at Bellator 155 on Friday against the undefeated Joe Hamilton in Boise, Idaho. Freeland went into the bout unbeaten in his professional MMA career with a...

May 20, 2016 7:46 pm

UFC asking fans to vote for ‘Greatest Fighter of All Time’

The UFC has a poll out and is asking fans to help decide who should be ranked as the “Greatest Fighter of All Time.” Our namesake BJ Penn has made it on the list, and also includes other UFC greats such as Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, and newer names such as Conor McGregor just to...

May 20, 2016 4:33 pm

Gilbert Melendez on Conor McGregor: ‘He fights like the smaller man’

Nate Diaz and Gilbert Melendez have been close training partners for a long time with Cesar Gracie. Melendez knows Diaz all too well and says that if McGregor gets his rematch with Nate, the result will be the same as their first match. “I don’t see it going any differently. I see Conor, if he...

May 20, 2016 4:14 pm

Report: Dana White storms out of lunch meeting with Nate Diaz in Stockton

UFC heads met with Conor McGregor on Wednesday night to discuss booking his next fight and from the looks of both Dana White and “The Notorious” after their meeting, everything went really well. White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta apparently met with Nate Diaz Friday in Stockton, California to meet over lunch to discuss booking...

May 20, 2016 12:13 pm

Urijah Faber finds Dominick Cruz and T.J. Dillashaw’s new alliance funny

Urijah Faber’s trash talk has turned two former enemies into friends. As Faber is set to fight Dominick Cruz for the UFC bantamweight title at UFC 199, he has made a few comments regarding Cruz and former champion TJ Dillashaw’s physique. “Dominick’s defending T.J. They’re in this club together,” said Faber, according to FOX Sports....

May 20, 2016 11:52 am

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller still set to fight at Venator FC III on one condition

Jason “Mayhem” Miller was scheduled to come out of retirement to fight for the Venator middleweight title against the champion Luke Barnatt. That all came to a screeching halt when Miller stepped on the scale for weigh-ins and weighed in at 209 pounds, which puts him in the heavyweight division. After the weigh-in, Venator worked...

May 20, 2016 11:31 am

Despite last fight a win, fighter still cut from the UFC

Fighting in the UFC is a big deal and you have to prove yourself not only to get into the largest MMA promotion in the world but also prove yourself once you are in. Lucas Martins is a testament to that after the UFC did not offer a new contract to him, despite his last...

May 20, 2016 11:06 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier’s promotion of UFC 200 goes horribly wrong

UFC Champ @dc_mma went on a local Philadelphia show to promote #UFC200. Let's just say — it didn't go well.https://t.co/9tiHtXqDgF — Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) May 18, 2016 Fight promotion is a big part of the fight game. You can tell how important it is to the UFC after they pulled Conor McGregor from headlining...