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Nov 30, 2016 9:42 am

VIDEO | Sage Northcutt effortlessly rips apple in half with bare hands

I want to see who can Rip some Apples! #SuperSage A video posted by Sage Northcutt (@supersagenorthcutt) on Nov 29, 2016 at 10:46am PST Rising UFC welterweight prospect Sage Northcutt has continued to impress fight fans in the Octagon. Upon entering the UFC at the end of 2015, Northcutt, who was discovered by UFC President...

Nov 30, 2016 9:35 am

Joanne Calderwood “shocked” by UFC’s refusal to give her a ticket to UFC 206

Scotland’s Joanne Calderwood, who currently holds the number seven spot in the UFC strawweight rankings, has recently made a home at Montreal’s TriStar gym. As such, she had plans to attend UFC 206 in nearby Toronto, where many of her teammates are fighting. Given her status as one of the best strawweight fighters on earth,...

Nov 30, 2016 8:54 am

Max Holloway on Jose Aldo: “I ain’t friends with the guy”

Earlier this week the MMA community was stunned when the UFC stripped Irish superstar Conor McGregor of the UFC featherweight championship, and promoted Jose Aldo from the interim featherweight champion to the undisputed featherweight champion. The move came after UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was forced out of his UFC 206 headlining fight with...


Nov 30, 2016 8:33 am

Max Holloway: ‘Stop your f***ing whining’ about Conor McGregor being stripped

Over the course of the past week, the UFC has had to fight several wildfires, on several different fronts. The first situation, was UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier withdrawing from his scheduled UFC 206 headlining bout against Anthony Johnson due to a tear in his groin. The promotion’s initial plan was to find a...

Nov 30, 2016 7:51 am

Cody Garbrandt wants to be named Fighter of the Year after he ‘dismantles’ Dominick Cruz

It’s been a banner year for undefeated bantamweight Cody Garbrandt. The 25-year-old kicked off 2016 with a first-round knockout of Augusto Mendes. Next up was another first-round KO, this time over the then undefeated Thomas Almeida. Then, in his most recent bout, Garbrandt delivered a 48-second knockout of gritty Japanese veteran Takeya Mizugaki. If Garbrandt...

Nov 30, 2016 6:57 am

VIDEO | Take a trip back in time and watch some of Conor McGregor’s earliest fights

  Today, Conor McGregor stands out as the biggest star that mixed martial arts has ever produced. With a bottomless bank account and unprecedented international fame, he now whips around in a white Lamborghini, and attends press conferences decked out in Gucci mink. Yet the Irish star comes from humble beginnings. Like most fighters do,...

Nov 30, 2016 5:58 am

Kelvin Gastelum dodges suspension, will fight Tim Kennedy at UFC 206

Good news for fight fans in Toronto. Despite being dealt a sizeable suspension by the New York State Athletic Commission, Kelvin Gastelum is good to go for UFC 206. The Ultimate Fighter 17 winner will return to the middleweight division to take on Tim Kennedy on the December 10 event’s main card. This news was...

Nov 29, 2016 7:47 pm

Gegard Mousasi on Robert Whittaker: If I fought him, I would beat him easily

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Belfast, Northern Ireland, Gegard Mousasi scored a beautiful first-round win over an old foil in Uriah Hall. This win pushed Mousasi up to the outer edges of middleweight title contention. One week after Mousasi’s big Belfast win, Robert Whittaker scored a first-round...

Nov 29, 2016 6:50 pm

VIDEO | Cole Miller absolutely disheartened by his treatement from the UFC

UFC veteran Cole Miller is scheduled to fight Mizuto Hirota at the UFC on FOX 22 card, which takes place on December 17 at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. The 21-10 MMA veteran will enter the Octagon after a decade of fighting for the UFC and expressed to Sherdog that he is very...

Nov 29, 2016 4:43 pm

Michael Bisping: ‘None of these contenders will stand with me’

As the champion of the UFC’s stacked middleweight division, England’s Michael Bisping has a big, red target on his back. All around him, dangerous contenders are swirling, each hungry for their shot at the title he swiped from Luke Rockhold earlier this year. Bisping’s next challenge as champion is likely to be provided by former...

Nov 29, 2016 12:25 pm

Lyoto Machida’s bold prediction for middleweight title picture

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida was recently handed an 18 month suspension from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, which will leave him sidelined for another 11 months while he finishes the remaining time left on his suspension. Machida’s case with USADA has been a very public one, with ‘The Dragon’ blaming USADA for not...

Nov 29, 2016 10:41 am

Anthony Johnson interested in potential heavyweight fight at UFC 206

Earlier this month, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 scrap with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson on December 10th, and would be sidelined until March due to a torn adductor in his groin. While the UFC began looking for a replacement opponent for ‘Rumble’, it...

Nov 29, 2016 9:55 am

Max Holloway weighs-in on interim title fight with Anthony Pettis

While top ranked featherweight Max Holloway was initially supposed to be fighting former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in the co-main event of UFC 206 on December 10th, the bout was recently promoted to the main event, and made into an interim featherweight title fight after UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, who was supposed...

Nov 29, 2016 9:22 am

Chris Weidman reflects on brutal loss to Yoel Romero

Earlier this month at UFC 205, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman returned to the Octagon for the first time in a year. The fight was Weidman’s first since his UFC 194 TKO loss to Luke Rockhold back in early December of 2015, which saw him lose the middleweight championship. When Weidman stepped into the...

Nov 29, 2016 8:31 am

Daniel Cormier responds to concerns over AKA injuries

While the American Kickboxing Academy is home to some of the best fighters in the world, including UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and top ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov to name just a few, the camp is often criticized for its fighters frequently pulling...

Nov 29, 2016 8:25 am

Report: UFC seeks to quadruple the value of its TV broadcasting deal

Earlier this year, the UFC was sold by Zuffa, its long-time parent company, for a whopping $4 billion. With this massive transaction, the company’s reigns were handed to WME-IMG, an American talent agency helmed by Ari Emanuel. One of the major discussion points surrounding this sale was the UFC’s television broadcast deal, which is set...

Nov 29, 2016 6:50 am

Fabricio Werdum: “I’m not happy at all with the UFC”

These days, many fighters seem to be disgruntled with the state of the UFC. It’s for this reason that a mysterious Wednesday conference call featuring former Bellator president Bjorn Rebney and fighters like Georges St-Pierre, Cain Velasquez, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, TJ Dillashaw and Tim Kennedy is generating so much attention. While not much is known...

Nov 29, 2016 5:53 am

Jose Aldo on McGregor loss: I lost that fight because of a fluke

Last December, in the main event of UFC 194, Jose Aldo was knocked out by Conor McGregor in just 13 seconds. The loss forced the end of his decade-long unbeaten streak and his incredible reign as WEC and UFC featherweight champion. In the year since his defeat of Aldo, McGregor has taken two welterweight fights with...

Nov 28, 2016 6:14 pm

VIDEO | ‘Mystic Mac’ predicted last year he would fight Khabib Nurmagomedov in lightweight title fight

Fans are anxiously awaiting to hear what matchup will come next for UFC superstar Conor McGregor and big news regarding “The Notorious” broke this weekend. The UFC announced during the UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast that McGregor “relinquished” the UFC featherweight title. For two weeks, McGregor held both the UFC featherweight and lightweight titles simultaneously...