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Nov 6, 2017 9:33 am

TJ Dillashaw explains why Cody Garbrandt doesn’t deserve an immediate rematch

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of the wickedly stacked UFC 217, arch rivals Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw finally stepped into the cage together for an anticipated bantamweight title fight. Despite a strong opening round from Garbrandt, Dillashaw ultimately sealed the deal in the second, putting his foe down with a blistering salvo,...

Nov 6, 2017 8:35 am

VIDEO | Former NFLer Greg Hardy destroys foe in his MMA debut

Over the weekend, former NFL player Greg Hardy finally made his MMA debut, competing in a amateur heavyweight contest at a regional show called “Rise of a Warrior 21″ in Fort Pierce, Florida. Though Hardy’s MMA debut was mostly drowned out by the excitement of UFC 217, it was an impressive one all the same, as...

Nov 6, 2017 6:45 am

Johny Hendricks breaks silence after latest loss, says it’s “back to the grind”

There was a time, not all that long ago, when Johny Hendricks was considered the best welterweight on earth. Unfortunately, the former welterweight king has since experienced an abrupt and violent decline. In the face of a string of losses and a difficult cut to the welterweight division’s 170-pound limit, Hendricks opted to move north...

Nov 6, 2017 6:23 am

Urijah Faber suggests he’d possibly make comeback for TJ Dillashaw fight

Last December, after a fun win over fellow MMA veteran Brad Pickett, Urijah Faber retired from the sport. Since then, he has repeatedly suggested he’s comfortable in his retirement, and that he has no urge to return. “I absolutely am in tact with my mind and body, and I feel better than ever, having rested...

Nov 6, 2017 6:01 am

Paulo Costa responds to steroid accusations from Derek Brunson

Over the weekend, in the first fight of the stacked UFC 217 main card, rising Brazilian middleweight contender Paulo Costa stepped into the cage with former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Though Costa towered over the former welterweight, this fight stood out as one of the biggest tests of his UFC career thus far –...

Nov 5, 2017 2:35 pm

UFC 217 Reebok Payouts: “GSP” earns 30k in title-earning octagon return

Georges St-Pierre earned $30,000 from Reebok after defeating Michael Bisping via third-round submission (rear-naked choke) in the main event of UFC 217 last night in New York. “The Count” took home $40,000 for his efforts. Get the full list of UFC 217 Reebok Athlete Payouts below as obtained by MMAJunkie: Michael Bisping: $40,000 Georges St-Pierre:...

Nov 5, 2017 2:06 pm

VIDEO | Watch Rose Namajunas KO Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217

Rose Namajunas earned a shocking first-round KO victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk last night at UFC 217 thus earning the promotions coveted strawweight championship. Rose’s victory at Madison Square Garden was nothing short of flawless and earned “Thug” a ton of praise from her peers on social media. Check out Namajunas’ amazing knockout victory over Joanna...

Nov 5, 2017 1:20 pm

New UFC champion Rose Namajunas is “sick of all the hate”, vows to set a good example

Rose Namajunas shocked the mixed martial arts world last night in New York by scoring a first-round knockout victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk to claim the UFC strawweight title at Madison Square Garden. Following her jaw dropping victory, “Thug Rose” took to the podium at the UFC 217 post-fight press conference where she discussed her title-earning...

Nov 5, 2017 12:47 pm

Cody Garbrandt: “I stand behind everything I said about T.J. Dillashaw!”

Despite losing his title to former teammate T.J. Dillashaw at last night’s UFC 217 event in New York, Cody Garbrandt still believes that he is the better fighter. The former champion, Garbrandt, spoke about is first career setback at the UFC 217 post-fight press conference at Madison Square Garden. “I think I was being professional...

Nov 5, 2017 12:13 pm

Walt Harris issues statement after suffering a DQ loss at UFC 217

UFC heavyweight Walt Harris has issued a statement after suffering a DQ loss to Mark Godbeer at last night’s UFC 217 event in New York. Harris hit Godbeer with a head kick late in the round as the referee was attempting to call a timeout due to a groin strike (watch that here). The fight...

Nov 5, 2017 11:30 am

Urijah Faber reacts to TJ Dillashaw knocking out Cody Garbrandt

Urijah Faber watched his former friend and teammate TJ Dillashaw knockout his star pupil Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 217 last night in New York. After being rocked by “No Love” late in round one, Dillashaw was able to turn the tide with a big head kick in round two. Moments later...

Nov 5, 2017 10:44 am

UFC President Dana White confirms Georges St-Pierre’s next opponent

Though UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley is keen on a move to middleweight to battle new middleweight king Georges St-Pierre, UFC President Dana White assures St-Pierre’s next fight will be against interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. “It’s going to be Whittaker,” White told the media in attendance at the UFC 217 post-fight conference(via MMAFighting) ....

Nov 5, 2017 10:35 am

New champ TJ Dillashaw once again calls out Demetrious Johnson

Having reclaimed the UFC bantamweight title with a beautiful second-round knockout of Cody Garbrandt, TJ Dillashaw is now ready to move onto the next phase of his career – and he’s hoping that’s a fight with UFC flyweight champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. “Demetrious can’t run from this one,” Dillashaw said shortly after he defeated...

Nov 5, 2017 9:16 am

Georges St-Pierre receives warm message from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Last night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 217, Canada’s Georges St-Pierre returned from a hiatus of four years to battle UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Despite the length of his layoff, St-Pierre looked every bit an MMA great in his comeback fight, submitting Bisping with a third-round rear-naked choke to capture the...

Nov 5, 2017 8:54 am

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt and Michael Bisping share kind words backstage

Both these men are class acts 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻@bisping and @Cody_Nolove Full version: https://t.co/ZGTIfMTWu3 pic.twitter.com/wSlHNfnt9g — Jim Edwards (@MMA_Jim) November 5, 2017 Last night, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and middleweight champion Michael Bisping sought to defend their titles against TJ Dillashaw and Georges St-Pierre. In the end, however, neither man would leave the venue with their...

Nov 5, 2017 7:45 am

Michael Bisping “crushed inside” after title-loss, discusses possible retirement

Last night, in the main event of the action-packed UFC 217, Michael Bisping attempted to defend the UFC middleweight title against former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. Unfortunately, this title defense didn’t go the way he planned, as he was put to sleep by a third-round St-Pierre choke. Shortly after this title loss, Bisping emerged...

Nov 5, 2017 6:14 am

Pros react to Rose Namajunas’ incredible defeat of Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Last night in the first of three title fights on the stacked UFC 217 bill, Rose Namajunas stepped into the cage with the seemingly unstoppable Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Despite being one of the bigger underdogs on the card, Namajunas came through in the biggest way possible, knocking the champ out in the very first round. Here’s...

Nov 5, 2017 5:52 am

Pros react to TJ DIllashaw’s title-winning knockout of Cody Garbrandt

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 217, Cody Garbrandt sought to defend his title against his fiercest rival, TJ Dillashaw. Though he almost won in the first round, the iron-fisted Garbrandt ultimately found himself on the receiving end of a second-round knockout, relinquishing the title to Dillashaw in the process. Having trained with...

Nov 4, 2017 11:30 pm

Cody Garbrandt releases statement following knockout loss to TJ Dillashaw

Cody Garbrandt has released a statement following his disappointing second-round knockout loss to bitter rival TJ Dillashaw at UFC 217 in New York. Dillashaw was able to catch Garbrandt with a big punch midway through the second-round that sent “No Love” crashing to the canvas (watch that here). From there, Dillashaw would unleash some viscous...

Nov 4, 2017 11:12 pm

An emotional Joanna Jedrzejczyk does not want to be compared to Ronda Rousey

Joanna Jedrzejczyk relinquished her UFC strawweight title in shocking fashion at tonight’s UFC 217 event in New York, suffering a first-round knockout loss to Rose Namajunas. Jedrzejczyk appeared at tonight’s UFC 217 post-fight press conference where she discussed the first ever setback of her professional mixed martial arts career. “This happens to all the greats.”...

Nov 4, 2017 10:19 pm

Pros react to Georges St-Pierre finishing Michael Bisping at UFC 217

Georges St-Pierre made history at tonight’s UFC 217 event in New York becoming only the fourth fighter in UFC history to earn titles in multiple weight classes. “GSP” defeated Michael Bisping via third-round submission (rear-naked choke) to becoming the UFC’s new middleweight champion of the world. (Watch the finish here). Here is how the pros...

Nov 4, 2017 9:58 pm

VIDEO | Watch Georges St-Pierre put Michael Bisping to sleep at UFC 217

Georges St-Pierre became only the fourth fighter in UFC history to earn titles in two different weight classes at tonight’s UFC 217 event in New York. The Canadian superstar, “GSP”, submitted Michael Bisping in the main event via rear-naked choke thus becoming the UFC’s new middleweight champion of the world. Check out Georges St-Pierre’s amazing...

Nov 4, 2017 9:42 pm

UFC 217 Results: Georges St-Pierre puts Michael Bisping to sleep!

A middleweight title fight between Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 217 pay-per-view event in New York. Round one begins and St-Pierre starts things off with a low kick. He lands another. Bisping circles but Georges catches him with another leg kick. “GSP” with a right hand over...

Nov 4, 2017 9:16 pm

VIDEO | Watch TJ Dillashaw KO Cody Garbrandt at UFC 217

TJ Dillashaw reclaimed the UFC bantamweight title at tonight’s UFC 217 event in New York defeating Cody Garbrandt via second-round knockout. Dillashaw was able to catch Cody with a big right hand that sent Garbrandt crashing to the canvas. From there Dillashaw would put Cody away with some brutal ground and pound. Check out the...

Nov 4, 2017 9:01 pm

UFC 217 Results: T.J. Dillashaw KO’s Cody Garbrandt

A bantamweight title fight between current champion Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw served as the co-main event of UFC 217 in New York. Round one begins and Cody comes out quickly. Dillashaw switches stances. Cody throws a low kick. Dillashaw catches Cody with a nice knee to the body. Garbrandt circles out. TJ with a...

Nov 4, 2017 8:27 pm

UFC 217 Results: Rose Namajunas KO’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk

A women’s strawweight title fight between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Rose Namajunas took place during tonight’s UFC 217 main card in New York. Round one begins and Rose lands a good low kick to start. Jedrzejczyk fires back with a left hand. Rose counters with a right. Namajunas seems to be very comfortable early. Joanna fires...