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Nov 23, 2016 10:32 am

Yoel Romero and Thiago Alves join Kelvin Gastelum with suspensions from UFC 205

New York is proving to be a strict state when it comes to their athletic commission. On Wednesday, MMA Fighting reported per New York State Department spokesperson Laz Benitez that Yoel Romero has been suspended for 60 days for exiting the Octagon after beating former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in their UFC 205 contest....

Nov 23, 2016 10:11 am

USADA fires back at Lyoto Machida for claiming ignorance in doping case

Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida’s case with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has been a very public one. Several months ago, USADA approached Machida for a random out-of-competion drug test. Machida disclosed that he had been taking a supplement called 7-Keto, which resulted in an anti-doping policy violation. Machida was handed an 18-month suspension, which...

Nov 23, 2016 9:01 am

Report: Ronda Rousey had to be consoled after her staredown with Amanda Nunes

In mid October, it was announced that former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning to action against reigning champion Amanda Nunes. The bout, which will mark Rousey’s first since she was knocked out by Holly Holm more than a year ago, will headline UFC 207 this December 30. As this fight draws ever...


Nov 23, 2016 8:53 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov offered $5 million to fight in Russia

Top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is undoubtably one of the best lightweights in the UFC. In addition, ‘The Eagle’ boasts a cult-like following of fans in the MMA community, who are very eager to see the undefeated Dagestani fighter given a title shot. With that being said, Nurmagomedov’s star-power is increased tenfold in his...

Nov 23, 2016 7:52 am

VIDEO | Watch Fedor Emelianenko’s wild slobber-knocker with Fabio Maldonado

Last weekend, during the Bellator 165 broadcast, we learned that heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko had signed with the promotion. The Russian great will debut at Bellator 172 on February 18 in San Jose. He’ll make this Bellator debut against dangerous UFC veteran Matt Mitrione. By the time Fedor makes his Bellator debut, it’ll have been eight...

Nov 23, 2016 7:19 am

Conor McGregor’s agent: If WWE has an offer, “we are willing to entertain it”

As the undisputed champion of both the featherweight and lightweight divisions, Conor McGregor is one of the very best fighters in the world. He’s also one of the best trash talkers in the game, as he frequently lobotomizes his opponents with his sharp tongue, and throws them off their game before the fight even begins....

Nov 23, 2016 5:51 am

Max Holloway trashes Jose Aldo: “that motherf**ker been running”

In a few short weeks, in the co-main event of UFC 206, Hawaiian featherweight Max Holloway will take on former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. If Holloway defeats Pettis, his win-streak will grow to a baffling 10-straight. Needless to say, Holloway has done pretty much all their is to do to earn a featherweight title shot....

Nov 22, 2016 6:41 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor scores a 4-second knockout victory over Patrick Doherty

Irish superstar Conor McGregor (21-3 MMA) has taken over the sport of mixed martial arts by becoming the first ever fighter to hold titles in two different weight classes simultaneously. “Mystic Mac” earned his second title, the UFC lightweight championship, earlier this month in the main event of UFC 205 in New York when he...

Nov 22, 2016 6:04 pm

Luke Rockhold weighs in on Michael Bisping vs. Yoel Romero

Yoel Romero (12-1 MMA) extended his current win streak to eight in a row earlier this month in New York, this after scoring a devastating third-round knockout victory (flying knee) over former middleweight champion Chris Weidman on the main card of UFC 205. With the win, “The Soldier of God” solidified his status as the...

Nov 22, 2016 5:19 pm

Luke Rockhold feels Conor McGregor is a threat in the UFC welterweight division

There is much speculation as to what will come next for UFC superstar Conor McGregor. With his last title fight against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205, “The Notorious” became the first fighter to be a concurrent two-division UFC champion, holding both the featherweight and lightweight titles. Following the historic fight, McGregor told the media that...

Nov 22, 2016 3:48 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor sparks celebrities to do Vince McMahon’s power walk

Conor McGregor isn’t the first one to do it, but he has surely lit the fire to bring it to a lot of people’s attention. WWE boss, Vince McMahon was the one to make the “power walk” famous and “The Notorious” has taken it with him right into the Octagon. Back in his rematch against...

Nov 22, 2016 2:22 pm

VIDEO | Backstage footage of Conor McGregor throughout UFC 205

Earlier this month, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor did what no man in the history of the UFC has ever done before as he moved up to lightweight to capture the UFC lightweight championship and become the first ever simultaneous two-division UFC champion. The performance, which served as McGregor’s UFC lightweight debut, was a spectacular...

Nov 22, 2016 12:26 pm

Top 10 Head-Kick KOs in UFC History | Part 1

In mixed martial arts, there are few paths to victory as emphatic as the head-kick knockout. A twist of the hips, a swing of the leg, and bang, that’s it. Though head-kick knockouts are certainly rare, we’ve witnessed dozens throughout the long and spectacular history of The Ultimate Fighting Championship. To celebrate this jaw-dropping and...

Nov 22, 2016 11:56 am

Stephen Thompson explains major key to winning rematch with Tyron Woodley

In the co-main event of UFC 205 earlier this month, UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley, and top ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson squared off in a highly anticipated welterweight showdown. The fight was extremely back and forth, and ultimately resulted in Woodley retaining the welterweight championship after the fight was scored a majority draw. Following...

Nov 22, 2016 11:34 am

Tim Kennedy calls out Brock Lesnar among others to step in to fight him at UFC 206

Tim Kennedy has been left without an opponent for the second UFC pay-per-view event in a row. Kennedy was scheduled to fight former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans at UFC 205 in New York earlier this month. However, Evans was unable to get a license to fight from the New York State Athletic Commission...

Nov 22, 2016 9:53 am

McGregor’s striking coach likes Nurmagomedov bout, but doubts it sells PPVs

In the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor made history by knocking out lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two divisions simultaneously. Moments after the Irishman’s history-making victory, the MMA community was already debating as to who his next opponent should...

Nov 22, 2016 9:26 am

CABMMA explains why Claudia Gadelha wasn’t deducted point for controversial kick

This past weekend on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ on Fox Sports 1, top ranked women’s strawweight Claudia Gadelha stepped into the Octagon against Cortney Casey for a highly anticipated strawweight showdown. For Gadelha, the bout was a chance for her to return to the win column after dropping a unanimous...

Nov 22, 2016 9:05 am

Tim Kennedy explains why he wouldn’t fight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has carved out a reputation as the guy you call when a fighter pulls out of a bout and you need somebody to replace them. Over the course of his incredible career, Cowboy has accepted a seemingly endless list of short-notice fights. He’s the UFC’s original anyone, anywhere, anytime guy. But who...

Nov 22, 2016 9:00 am

CM Punk gives update on next fight

Back at UFC 203 in September, former WWE champion CM Punk made his highly anticipated MMA debut as he stepped into the Octagon on the pay-per view portion of the card against 2-0 Mickey Gall. Punk, who had been signed to the UFC for nearly two years prior to actually stepping into the cage, had...

Nov 22, 2016 8:37 am

Cris Cyborg only returning to 140 for superfight

It’s no secret that Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is a natural featherweight fighter. With that being said, both of Cyborg’s UFC fights have been at a catchweight of 140 pounds due to the fact that she is unable to make the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds. Despite the fights taking place at 140...

Nov 22, 2016 8:14 am

Teammates Michael Johnson and Kamaru Usman want to fight Dos Anjos and Maia in Brazil

Last Saturday, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 100, streaking welterweight Kamaru Usman dominated Warlley Alves to a lopsided, unanimous decision win. It was one of the best wins of his already impressive career. In the moments after his defeat of Alves, Usman sought to catapult himself up the welterweight rankings with a...

Nov 22, 2016 7:19 am

Breaking! Yoel Romero says he might be fighting Michael Bisping at UFC 208 in January

Earlier this month, on the main card of UFC 205, Cuba’s Yoel Romero levelled former middleweight champion Chris Weidman with a thunderous, third round flying knee. With this incredible knockout win, Romero established himself as the clear-cut number-one-contender at middleweight, and immediately set his sights on a scrap with divisional champion Michael Bisping. Though Bisping...

Nov 22, 2016 5:52 am

Chris Weidman’s coach on Yoel Romero: He has “a lack of respect for the rules”

There is no denying the monstrous talent of Yoel Romero. The Cuban wrestler is one of the best middleweights in the world, and when he fights Michael Bisping for the belt in early 2017, he could would establish himself as the best outright. Unfortunately, Romero has developed a bit of a reputation for his tendency...