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Jan 8, 2016 1:17 am

Is $20K for a top 5 ranked UFC fighter a good contract offer?

For a fighter ranked in the top 5 in the UFC, is a contract offering $20,000 to fight sound like it is a good deal? As pay ranges greatly from fighter to fighter, top-ranked bantamweight Aljamain Sterling spoke with News Talk recently about the last contract that was offered to him by the UFC, which...

Jan 8, 2016 12:43 am

Douchiest Moments In MMA

The various disciplines in mixed martial arts have had their long history of respect and self-control that go along with being a student and learning the art. However, not all martial artists have kept their cool when intense moments really heated up as you can see in this video of some of the dirtiest moments...

Jan 7, 2016 8:21 pm

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier receives adorable fan mail from 11 year old fan

Here’s your feel good story of the day! While for the most part the days of sending letters in the mail are long gone, one very young fan sent UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier a handwritten letter in the mail asking him DC to sign his trading card. Included with the letter was a...

Jan 7, 2016 8:14 pm

WATCH! Breakdown of TJ Dillashaw’s brilliant footwork

When TJ Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz fight for the UFC bantamweight championship on January 17th, the insanely methodical and elite footwork that will be on display is enough to wow even the casual MMA fan. Ahead of the fight, famed coach Jason Parillo breaks down Dillashaw’s footwork, and how he uses it to win fights...


Jan 7, 2016 8:08 pm

Bader next in line for title shot with win over Johnson

While Ryan Bader has been knocking on the door of a light heavyweight title shot with his 5 fight win streak that most recently saw him handily defeat Rashad Evans via unanimous decision at UFC 192 in October, he hadn’t been promised a title shot. Ahead of Bader’s UFC on FOX 18 fight against Anthony...

Jan 7, 2016 8:02 pm

Hunt vs. Mir headlines ‘UFC FN: Australia’

While the news of Conor McGregor vs. Rafael Dos Anjos & Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate at UFC 197 made major headlines Thursday evening, it was revealed that Mark Hunt vs. Frank Mir would headline ‘UFC FN: Australia’. The UFC has yet to make the announcement official, however MMAFighting broke the news that the bout...

Jan 7, 2016 7:26 pm

McGregor vs. Dos Anjos, Holm vs. Tate booked for UFC 197

News broke late tonight that two highly anticipated UFC bouts have been booked for UFC 197. Jeremy Botter of Bleacher Report broke news on Twitter that Conor McGregor vs. Rafael Dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight championship will headline the event, while in the co-main event Holly Holm will fight Miesha Tate for the UFC...

Jan 7, 2016 3:31 pm

Rockhold teases Weidman rematch: “He’s been harassing Dana”

Luke Rockhold has yet to figure out who he will be facing in his first middleweight title defense. While Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza at UFC 194 to become the #1 contender at middleweight, many want to see Chris Weidman given an immediate rematch given his dominance as a champion. Rockhold spoke to Fox Sports...

Jan 7, 2016 3:20 pm

NSAC expected to make ruling on Diaz suspension on January 12th

MMA fans have been anxiously awaiting news on the NSAC’s settlement talks with Nick Diaz following an uproar stemming from their harsh 5 year suspension due to Diaz failing a drug test for marijuana. According to MMAFighting the commission could be making a ruling on the settlement talks as early as their meeting next Thursday...

Jan 7, 2016 11:33 am

Royce Gracie training with kickboxing champion for Ken Shamrock bout at Bellator 149

MMA legends Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock will meet for the third time in their professional careers at Bellator 149 on Feb. 19 in Houston, Texas. Gracie who helped put jiu-jitsu in the spotlight in the early days of MMA has been training with veteran kickboxing champion Joe Schilling for his upcoming bout with Shamrock....

Jan 7, 2016 11:21 am

Jacare calls for rematch with “dirty” Romero, or Weidman

At UFC 194 last month, not only was a new middleweight champion crowned as Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship, the #1 contender at middleweight was also determined as Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza. While there’s been no word on who Luke Rockhold will face in his first title defense, Jacare...

Jan 7, 2016 10:51 am

WATCH! Lawler vs. Condit was great…but at what cost?

UFC 195’s main event war between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit was in fact one for the ages. While the majority of the fight was back and forth, the last 90 seconds of the fight will go down as arguably the greatest minute and a half inside of the Octagon. The judges scored the bout...

Jan 7, 2016 10:42 am

WATCH! Cowboy discusses welterweight move, ‘Why not 185 too?’

Donald Cerrone is currently coming off a loss to Rafael Dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title last month at UFC on FOX 17. While he initially wasn’t sure how soon the UFC would call him for a fight after being on the wrong end of a one-sided beating, then it has since been announced...

Jan 7, 2016 10:27 am

Ben Askren believes all promotions will move toward new weigh-in system

The revolutionary weigh-in procedures being implemented this year by ONE Championship has got a lot of people talking. The promotion’s ban on weight-cutting is looking to make fighting a safer sport, and Victor Cui, CEO of the promotion has made it known that he would like other premier MMA promotions such as the UFC and...

Jan 7, 2016 10:19 am

Clip of the Day: Matt Hughes submits Frank Trigg

Matt Hughes vs Frank Trigg at UFC 45 in Uncasville, Connecticut on November 21, 2003. #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:35pm PST Going into UFC 45 on November 21st 2003, Matt Hughes had defended his UFC welterweight championship four times, and was looking to make it five....

Jan 7, 2016 9:53 am

Daniel Cormier responds to Jon Jones questionable environment in video roast

Former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones recently put out a video mocking the current champion Daniel Cormier. Jones recorded a past interview of Cormier and teased him after Cormier said that “people don’t even like me, they just hate Jon Jones!” Cormier replied to Jones’ video with a tweet questioning what “Bones” was doing in...

Jan 7, 2016 9:31 am

PHOTO | Wanderlei Silva shares rare Chute Boxe Academy photo

The Chute Boxe Academy days are long gone, but that doesn’t mean the memories are! In this throwback photo from Wanderlei Silva for Throwback Thursday, you can see MMA legends Lyoto Machida, Shogun Rua, one of the Nogueira brothers, Anderson Silva, and Wanderlei Silva all gathered in a photo that is filled with nostalgia. Check...

Jan 7, 2016 9:18 am

Dana White goes off on fan questioning fighter pay

UFC President Dana White is an extremely active Twitter personality. The UFC President can often be seen interacting with fans, normally in a fun manner, but every once in awhile someone says something that sets White off. In this case, a fan was questioning how much fighter’s make, a sensitive topic in the MMA world....

Jan 7, 2016 9:05 am

Dominick Cruz blasts TJ Dillashaw…again

If Dominick Cruz’s goal was to repeatedly talk trash to TJ Dillashaw to get into the champ’s head before their bantamweight title scrap next weekend, he’s likely succeeding. In a recent video interview with the pair, Cruz put Dillashaw on blast, repeatedly bashing the champion over the course of several minutes, leaving Dillashaw speechless. Now,...

Jan 7, 2016 8:56 am

WATCH! Dana White: Lookin’ for a Fight – Episode 1

On the latest episode of UFC President Dana White’s ‘Lookin for a Fight’ series, the UFC President is joined by his friends Nick the Tooth and Matt Serra as they travel around the country searching for elite level fighters. On the first episode of the series, the team found Sage Northcutt, who has quickly become...

Jan 7, 2016 8:35 am

Donald Cerrone confirms he was fined for uniform infraction

Earlier today news broke that 3 fighters had been fined for violating the UFC’s ‘Athlete Outfitting Policy’ and another 12 have been warned about violating the policy. Fighter’s are fined for “knowingly” violating the policy after having an opportunity to correct it according to Tracey Bleczinski, the UFC Senior VP of Global Consumer Products, who...

Jan 7, 2016 8:23 am

3 fighters fined for uniform infractions

The Reebok era is officially here! According to UFC Senior VP of Global Consumer Products, Tracey Bleczinski, 3 fighters have been fined for uniform infractions, and another 12 have been warned about violating the Athlete Outfitting Policy. Bleczinski spoke to MMAJunkie: “We have had over 99 percent compliance with the Athlete Outfitting Policy,” Bleczinski told...

Jan 7, 2016 8:03 am

WATCH! DC and Florian predict Cruz vs. Dillashaw

We’re just over a week away from TJ Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz’s highly anticipated bantamweight showdown. While the trash talk between the two men has certainly increased as we get closer to the fight, many fighters and fans are split down the middle in regards to who they think will win. On UFC Tonight, Daniel...

Jan 7, 2016 7:56 am

WATCH! Dana White discusses Lawler vs. Condit rematch & more

This past weekend Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit slugged it out over the course of 5 rounds, and fought to a controversial decision that saw Lawler defend his welterweight championship. Many disagreed with the decision, including UFC President Dana White, who joined the UFC Tonight crew to discuss a potential immediate rematch.

Jan 7, 2016 12:06 am

Holly Holm reveals troubling news for Ronda Rousey and other potential opponents

It was a perfect performance that we saw from Holly Holm in her dominating win to take the UFC women’s bantamweight championship belt from Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 in November. However, Holm revealed her feelings with FOX Sports on how she felt she did that night she shocked the world. “I don’t feel that...

Jan 6, 2016 11:38 pm

UFC t-shirt glorifies Conor McGregor’s 13-second KO over Jose Aldo

Dec. 12 marked a historic day for Conor McGregor and his fans. McGregor took down the former UFC ranked pound-for-pound king Jose Aldo in a quick and devastating fashion to become the UFC featherweight champion of the world, and claim himself the new pound-for-pound fighter. Conor McGregor fans now have a shirt to sport on...