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Jan 7, 2018 12:36 pm

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou: Knockouts To Inspire – UFC 220 Documentary

Francis Ngannou: Knockouts To Inspire – UFC 220 Documentary In the above video, MMANytt‘s Jim Edwards takes a trip to France for an in-depth interview with surging UFC heavyweight contender Francis “The Predator” Ngannou. Ngannou and his coach are confident that they will successfully strip Stipe Miocic of his “Baddest man on the planet” title...

Jan 7, 2018 11:59 am

Donald Cerrone on fight with Yancy Medeiros “Somebody’s streak must go!”

Despite being on a three-fight losing skid, former UFC title challenger Donald Cerrone will headline February’s UFC Fight Night 126 event in Austin opposite surging welterweight contender Yancy Medeiros. After falling short in his bid for the UFC lightweight title against Rafael dos Anjos in December of 2015, Donald Cerrone opted to move up to...

Jan 7, 2018 10:37 am

Rose Namajunas wants “the scariest person” for her first title defense

Rose Namajunas wants “the scariest person” for her first title defense. “Thug Rose” shocked the mixed martials arts world at November’s UFC 217 event in New York when she scored a brutal first-round knockout victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk, thus claiming the UFC’s coveted strawweight championship. Namajunas recently discussed her dominant victory over Jedrzejczyk and had...

Jan 7, 2018 10:11 am

Joe Rogan heaps praise on “most terrifying lightweight contender in the world” Khabib Nurmagomedov

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 219, lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov improved to an insane 25-0, brutalizing the dangerous Edson Barboza to a lopsided unanimous decision victory. With this win, Nurmagomedov stands out as the irrefutable number one contender at lightweight – whether his shot comes against interim champion Tony Ferguson or...

Jan 7, 2018 8:58 am

Despite USADA trouble, Anderson Silva promises “it’s not over yet”

Former UFC middleweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Anderson Silva is currently under the USADA microscope for a failed October drug test, and could well end up on the bench with a lengthy suspension as a result. Despite this unfortunate twist, the 42-year-old assures his passion for fighting is still strong, and that his...

Jan 7, 2018 8:17 am

Tony Ferguson fires back at “p*ssy” Conor McGregor, coach John Kavanagh

Ever since he won the UFC interim lightweight title with a submission of Kevin Lee, Tony Ferguson has been vocal in his belief that undisputed lightweight champ Conor McGregor should either defend his title, or vacate it. Really, the interim champ rarely goes more than a few hours without using his patented #DefendOrVacate hashtag on Twitter...

Jan 7, 2018 8:01 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg and coach have an intense method of warming up for a fight

Be ready! Forget WuTang…#CyborgNation is nothing to mess with! @parilloboxing heeeeey! ========================== Antes da guerra!!!!! Já faz um tempo que é assim.. mas só dessa vez filmaram! Heyy só pra checar se o espírito não fugiu kkkk! A post shared by CRIS CYBORG 🇧🇷★ #ufc219 (@criscyborg) on Jan 6, 2018 at 7:46pm PST Last weekend,...

Jan 7, 2018 6:58 am

Jimmie Rivera denies Marlon Moraes fight offer, eyes another fight

On Saturday, surging UFC bantamweight contender and former World Series of Fighting champion Marlon Moraes took to Twitter to share a signed bout agreement for a fight with fellow contender Jimmie Rivera. Here you go @JimmieRivera135 I signed my bout agreement. @ufc on fox. I also agreed to fight you on march 3rd choose what...

Jan 7, 2018 6:25 am

Michael Johnson isn’t happy about his position on the UFC St. Louis bill

On January 14, the UFC will return to St. Louis, Missouri, with a Fight Night card that seems to possess all the elements of a Card of the Year contender. One of the most compelling features of this card is the featherweight debut of long-time lightweight contender Michael Johnson. The St. Louis native will make...

Jan 6, 2018 6:03 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach responds to Tony Ferguson’s “defend or vacate” request

Conor McGregor’s coach responds to Tony Ferguson’s “defend or vacate” request! Since claiming the promotions interim lightweight title by submitting Kevin Lee at UFC 216, Tony Ferguson has been busy campaigning for Conor McGregor to defend or vacate his lightweight strap. “El Cucuy” has issued numerous tweets directed at “Mystic Mac” with almost every social...

Jan 6, 2018 4:22 pm

Marlon Moraes posts signed bout agreement, puts Jimmie Rivera on blast!

Marlon Moraes posts signed bout agreement, puts Jimmie Rivera on blast! Marlon Moraes has signed a bout agreement to fight Jimmie Rivera at UFC Orlando on February 24. The former WSOF bantamweight champ posted the contract on Twitter while taking a jab at Rivera. Here you go @JimmieRivera135 I signed my bout agreement. @ufc on...

Jan 6, 2018 3:56 pm

BREAKING! Tonight’s Tara LaRosa vs. Internet troll event has been cancelled!

Tonight’s Tara LaRosa vs. Internet troll event has been cancelled! Women’s mixed martial arts pioneer Tara LaRosa was slated to participate in a intergender sparring bout with sexist internet troll Kristopher Zylinski this evening in Florida. Unfortunately for fight fans hoping to tune in and watch, the bizarre event was cancelled just an hour before...

Jan 6, 2018 3:16 pm

UFC 221 Fight Card set with twelve bouts

UFC 221 Fight Card set with twelve bouts! The octagon will return to Australia this February for UFC 221. The pay-per-view event will take place on February 11 in Perth, but will air live in North America on February 10 due to the time difference. The twelve-bout fight card is headlined by a middleweight title...

Jan 6, 2018 12:50 pm

Brad Tavares Calls Out Michael Bisping for His Retirement Fight

Michael Bisping’s 2017 was a roller coaster ride. He got a well-deserved huge money fight with Georges St-Pierre, but ended up on the wrong end of a choke. After losing his title, he jumped into a fight with Kelvin Gastelum with a super quick turnaround and was finished in the first round. He’ll look to...

Jan 6, 2018 11:19 am

VIDEO | 5 Years Ago Conor McGregor Became Two-Division Cage Warriors Champion

#OnThisDay in 2012: @TheNotoriousMMA became double @CageWarriors champ! 📽 https://t.co/TMZIENdJ5x pic.twitter.com/Su3KfnZK9p — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) December 31, 2017 It was November of 2016. Conor McGregor finished Eddie Alvarez and held two UFC titles above his head, declaring that the Champ Champ does what he wants. This wasn’t the first time this happened. Before the flame-spitting...

Jan 6, 2018 10:16 am

VIDEO | Watch Francis Ngannou’s Incredibly Revealing Documentary Before UFC 220

Glossy video packages, crisp suits, $50K bonuses. This is a world still brand new to Francis Ngannou. Just five years ago, the man was homeless and didn’t even know that mixed martial arts existed. The only thing he knew, is that he saw something bigger for the life which contained him. Ngannou didn’t just see...

Jan 6, 2018 8:45 am

Legendary Boxing Promoter Bob Arum Blasts ‘Cratering’ UFC and Dana White

Dana White wants to launch ZUFFA Boxing and suddenly he’s at war with SHOWTIME and other promoters. He went on a tirade the other day on what he beleived were false SHOWTIME numbers regarding the historic Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather boxing bout. Since then, SHOWTIME executive Stephen Espinoza, who he worked together with to...

Jan 6, 2018 8:17 am

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Brutally Honest About Jackson Wink Losing Streak

If there is one thing Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is about, it ain’t lying. Whatever Cerrone gives you, whether you like it or not, is the truth as he sees it. He talks like he accepts fights: Immediate. So, when a controversial report that seems to originate in a Bloody Elbow Fanpost about Jackson Wink’s long...

Jan 6, 2018 7:25 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Gives ‘Terminator’ Khabib Nurmagomedov High Praise

Whether or not he’s your favorite fighter or not, Khabib Nurmagomedov is the shining, smashing example of a fighter’s fighter. The type of man that other UFC fighters pick as their favorite fighter, that is unless they have to face him in the Octagon. He came back, answered the single doubt he’s left in anyone’s...

Jan 6, 2018 6:46 am

Francis Ngannou is Just ‘Another Dude’ to Stipe Miocic

The biggest heavyweight fight potentially of all-time is a couple of weeks away and it is curiously absent of trash talk. Although, when you’re two guys like Francis Ngannou and Stipe Miocic, the need to say threatening things has never really been something that comes up a lot. Both men are equally humble as they...

Jan 5, 2018 6:03 pm

Amanda Nunes Ready to “Leave Mark on the Sport” with Cyborg Fight

Just a few years ago, the biggest possible fight among the women would have obviously been the former UFC Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey vs at the time, the Invicta FC Featherweight champion and former Strikeforce Featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg. It was always an issue of Cyborg making 135 lbs…since that was initially the only division...

Jan 5, 2018 5:21 pm

Manager says Khabib is Focused on Tony Ferguson

When it comes to managers, few are quite as vocal as many of MMA’s biggest stars manager, Ali Abdelaziz. One of his fighters happens to be the hot commodity that is Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov. Khabib last fought at UFC 219 where he put on an epic beating on top five Lightweight, Edson Barboza over...

Jan 5, 2018 12:34 pm

Conor McGregor lashes out at Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza once again

It’s quite clear that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is not very fond of Showtime Sports Executive Stephen Espinoza. During the Mayweather vs. McGregor world tour press conference, McGregor felt that he was being set up by Showtime at every chance they got. “The Notorious” called out Espinoza, calling him a “weasel” after his mic...