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May 17, 2016 1:17 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant says incident with Ronda Rousey was a ‘little bit of nonsense’

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has been busy as one of the contestants on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” However, she was in headlines recently after UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate revealed to Joe Rogan that former champion Ronda Rousey yelled at VanZant during a Reebok media shoot that totally caught her off guard. Check...

May 16, 2016 2:09 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan says he will leave the UFC if they are sold

Many fans feel that UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is as tied to the UFC brand as UFC President Dana White. With Rogan’s contract with the UFC up in August, Rogan himself says he does not know if he will be re-signing to continue his work as a color commentator or if he will sever...

May 16, 2016 1:31 pm

Matt Brown releases statement following rough time in Brazil

Matt Brown had a rough time, to say the least, while in Brazil for UFC 198. Brown battled with the fans at the UFC 198 weigh-ins and during his walk out to the Octagon. Then, Demian Maia showed his world-class ground skills by submitting Brown in their bout setting “The Immortal” back in his goal...

May 16, 2016 12:49 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Holly Holm gets Jon Jones up way off his feet while grappling

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is a beast. Check out the 135-pound contender looking to get back UFC gold training with the current UFC light heavyweight interim champion Jon jones. Their wrestling coach Israel “Izzy” Martinez is there coaching both fighters in their training. In the video, Holm shows her strength as she...

May 16, 2016 12:07 pm

Vitor Belfort opens up following devastating loss to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

Vitor Belfort suffered a first-round TKO at the hands of Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the UFC 198 co-main event over the weekend in Curitiba, Brazil. The win for “Jacare” likely puts him at the top of the middleweights for the next to contend for the championship belt. However, for Belfort, it sets him back in...

May 16, 2016 11:50 am

Highest Reebok payout of 2016 at UFC 198 totals $240,000

$240,000 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC 198 event that took place in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend. This marks the highest paid card of 2016 for Reebok with a roster that included many pioneer stars and a championship bout. The payout from Reebok...

May 16, 2016 11:29 am

Conor McGregor working on his jiu-jitsu

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got some training in with BJJ black belt pioneer Chris Haueter recently. Haueter is one of the first American black belt jiu-jitsu practitioners and is a part of the “BJJ Dirty Dozen”, which is a group of 12 practitioners outside Brazil to achieve the rank of black belt in BJJ....

May 16, 2016 10:56 am

Matt Brown’s attacker is pressing charges?

Rodrigo Botti, a former trainer of UFC welterweight Matt Brown allegedly attacked Brown at his hotel in Brazil on Sunday after his UFC 198 fight with Demian Maia. Video was released of the incident following Botti’s alleged attack on Brown. The video shows a man who has been identified as Vinicius “Pequeno” Lemos punishing Botti...

May 16, 2016 10:26 am

UFC releases statement regarding Rodrigo Botti’s alleged attack on Matt Brown

On Sunday, a video was released from the aftermath of the alleged attack on UFC welterweight Matt Brown after his UFC 198 fight in Brazil. Brown’s former trainer, Rodrigo Botti allegedly attacked Brown at his hotel in Brazil and tried to run away. Video shows Brown’s friend catch Botti in the streets and punish him...

May 16, 2016 7:03 am

Floyd Mayweather will only come out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor

Pound-for-pound boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. is willing to end his retirement in order to square off with current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. “Money” spoke to ESNEWS this past weekend where he stated that a boxing match with “Mystic Mac” is the only fight that he will come out of retirement for and added that...

May 16, 2016 1:37 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather Jr. says only one fight will bring him out of retirement

Living boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been retired since his last fight with Andre Berto in September of last year. While living an exceptionally comfortable life, there has been a lot of talk and buzz about Floyd Mayweather Jr. coming out of retirement to fight UFC featherweight champion, Conor McGregor. Mayweather spoke in an...

May 16, 2016 1:13 am

VIDEO | Brutal knockout by Marat Grigorian at Glory 30

Belgian lightweight Marat Grigorian put up a highlight reel KO against Djimé on Friday at Glory 30. The Glory 30 superfight series aired on UFC Fight Pass and delivered big time for the fans as Grigorian sent Djimé face first into the mat after a kick to the jaw in the very first round. Check...

May 15, 2016 7:33 pm

Mark Hunt is willing to rematch Stipe Miocic or Fabricio Werdum

UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt (12-10-1 MMA) is currently riding a two-fight win streak, scoring stoppage wins over former champ Frank Mir and former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in that time. Prior to the win streak, “The Super Samoan” had suffered back-to-back TKO losses to the two men who competed in Saturday night’s UFC...

May 15, 2016 7:24 pm

Fighters react to Stipe Miocic’s knockout victory over Fabricio Werdum

Stipe Miocic silenced the crowd in Curitiba, Brazil on Saturday night, this after he knocked hometown hero Fabricio Werdum out cold with one punch in the first-round of their UFC 198 main event title fight. The fight-ending right hand Miocic delivered to the chin of Werdum earned Stipe the UFC’s coveted heavyweight championship. Here is...

May 15, 2016 6:53 pm

Alistair Overeem sends a warning to new champ Stipe Miocic

Stipe Miocic earned the “baddest man on the planet” title last night at UFC 198, this after he knocked Fabricio Werdum out cold in the opening round to claim the UFC’s coveted heavyweight championship. Shortly after Miocic’s championship win, number one contender Alistair Overeem took to Twitter with the following messages for Stipe: https://twitter.com/Alistairovereem/status/731737449559408640 https://twitter.com/Alistairovereem/status/731955718761414657...

May 15, 2016 4:23 pm

Video | UFC veteran George Roop suffers brutal injury at ROAD FC

Former UFC bantamweight fighter George Roop (15-13-1 MMA) suffered a gruesome leg injury during his fight against Yoon Jun Lee at ROAD FC on Saturday in South Korea. The injury occured when Roop landed a front kick to the body of Lee. When George pulled his leg back he could no longer put any pressure...

May 15, 2016 3:22 pm

Video | Matt Brown’s attacker gets caught and beat down

Matt Brown was slapped and grabbed by fans during his walkout to the octagon at last night’s UFC 198 event in Curitiba, Brazil. After being submitted by Demian Maia in the third-round of their prelim-headlining fight, Brown returned to his hotel where he was assaulted by a man who ran in and sucker punched him....

May 15, 2016 2:32 pm

Jon Jones blasts UFC 198 losers

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took to his Twitter following last night’s UFC 198 pay-per-view event, where he took the following shot at some of the fight cards losing combatants: Man USADA really did a number on some of these guys — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) May 15, 2016 “Bones” sent out...

May 15, 2016 2:04 pm

Matt Brown was attacked at his hotel after UFC 198

UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown suffered a third-round submission loss to Demian Maia in the headlining bout of yesterday’s UFC 198 prelims in Curitiba, Brazil. During his walkout to the octagon, Brown was grabbed and hit by fans in attendance which understandably caused him to get angry. According to a report from former UFC fighter...