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Oct 27, 2014 3:54 pm

UFC Signs Fighter, Then Cuts Him Within 24 Hours

In a seemingly strange, but understandable turn of events, the UFC has already cut Mike Imperato less than 24 hours after he was signed to the promotion. Imperato was a castmember on the fifth episode of ‘Fight Xchange’ in 2013, and used several racial and homophobic slurs on the show. Several months after the episode...

Oct 27, 2014 3:07 pm

Andre Fili Deletes And Apologizes For Controversial Tweets

UFC featherweight Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili posted two Tweets earlier today on Twitter that have since been deleted. Fili apologized for the Tweets, which some fans took as offensive. Fili used a screenshot of himself attempting to land a flying punch into his opponent’s guard to create two memes, both of which have since been deleted....

Oct 27, 2014 2:58 pm

Robert Drysdale Suspended One Year Following Second Failed Drug Test

Robert Drysdale failed a drug test before he even fought a bout with the UFC. That incident happened back in 2013, the bout was scrapped and Drysdale’s highly anticipated debut was put on hold. In July of this year Drysdale successfully made his UFC debut at the TUF 19 finale, where he defeated Keith Berish...

Oct 27, 2014 12:00 pm

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Oct 27, 2014 11:47 am

UFC 179 Medical Suspensions: Phil Davis Out Up To 6-Months

UFC 179 took place this past Saturday, where Jose Aldo successfully defended his featherweight title against Chad Mendes. We have the medical suspension lost for the entire card, which was obtained by MMAJunkie from the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission. Jose Aldo: suspended 60 days no contact for 45 days Chad Mendes: suspended 60 days no...

Oct 27, 2014 11:38 am

Yan Cabral Slams Conor McGregor: “I Want To Beat Him Up”

Conor McGregor’s trash talking of Jose Aldo hasn’t fallen on deaf ears, as seen by Aldo’s callout of McGregor after defeating Chad Mendes at UFC 179 (Watch that HERE). Aldo’s teammate, Yan Cabral told media members after his UFC 179 win on Saturday over Naoyuki Kotani, that he wants to fight McGregor as well. “I...

Oct 27, 2014 11:27 am

PHOTO | Dana White Gives Trolls Permission To Hate

UFC President Dana White has been on the receiving end of harsh criticism lately due to what people say is preferred treatment towards Conor McGregor. White posted the following photo on his Instagram, giving trolls permission to hate. Ready……. Set…….. HATE!!!! Just landed in Miami for some meetings!!!! What's up Miami A photo posted by...

Oct 27, 2014 10:18 am

PHOTOS | Fedor Emelianenko Holds MMA Seminar

Widely believed to be one of, if not the greatest MMA fighters of all time, Fedor Emelianenko retired from MMA several years ago, but can be seen spreading his knowledge in these photos from an MMA seminar hosted recently. Images courtesy of UnderGround user ‘touch‘.

Oct 27, 2014 10:04 am

Rogan: ‘If McCall Beats Johnson, He’s P4P King’

On a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, UFC flyweight Ian McCall was a guest, along with Brendan Schaub, who is also a frequent guest on the show. Schaub asked who was better than Demetrious Johnson, who many believe is one of the top ranked pound for pound fighters in the world, and is...

Oct 27, 2014 9:56 am

Pedro Rizzo Leg Kicks Journalist, Sends Him Spinning Into The Air

Pedro Rizzo earned himself the reputation of having the most brutal leg kicks during his time as a fighter. Now the coach of Jose Aldo, Rizzo still has what it takes to not only crush a man with a leg kick, but also send him flying into the air doing a 360, as seen in...

Oct 27, 2014 9:51 am

PHOTO | 12 Year Old Conor McGregor In A Suit

In this picture, we see a young Conor McGregor sporting a suit, much like he does today. This photo was found by a member of the UnderGround, and has not been confirmed by McGregor as actually being himself, but you can see a resemblance, leading us to believe it is in fact McGregor.

Oct 27, 2014 9:31 am

The Conor McGregor Song

Yes we’re completely serious, Maurice Spears took the time to create ‘The Connor McGregor Song’ which he has titled ‘Tink Like I Think’.

Oct 27, 2014 9:22 am

Brutal “Evil Ninja Choke” Submission

If this isn’t one of the most brutal chokes we’ve ever seen (Besides THIS baseball bat choke), we’re not sure how much more brutal it can get. This choke is closer to a neck tie submission, (i.e. Peruvian neck tie or the Japanese neck tie) than the ninja choke, but regardless check out this devastating...

Oct 27, 2014 9:03 am

QUICK TWITT: Cub Swanson Promised Title Shot With Win Over Edgar

In an interesting turn of events, Cub Swanson revealed that he has been promised the next title shot against Jose Aldo, should he defeat Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 57 on November 22nd. Following Jose Aldo’s win over Chad Mendes at UFC 179, UFC President Dana White says if Conor McGregor defeats Dennis Siver...

Oct 27, 2014 8:56 am

REPORT: Anderson Silva Inks New 15-Fight Contract

Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva has reportedly inked a new 15-fight contract with the UFC according to Silva. The Spider informed Combate about his new contract, which doesn’t necessarily guarantee that the former middleweight champion will complete all 15 fights before retiring, but likely means he will finish his career with the UFC, however many fights...

Oct 27, 2014 8:47 am

PHOTO | Felice Herrig Shows Off Halloween Costume

UFC women’s strawweight Felice Herrig is already ready for Halloween, and showed off her costume to her followers on Instagram. Halloweens on Friday. What's everyone gunna be?? A photo posted by @feliceherrig on Oct 10, 2014 at 4:09pm PDT Do you think her costume is better than Randy Couture dressing up as Chuck Liddell? (See that...

Oct 27, 2014 5:05 am

Incredible Flying Gogoplata, To Omoplata ,To Triangle Choke

Talk about incredible transitions…check out this video of a JiuJitsu competitor landing a flying gogoplata, and after his opponent defends, transitioning into an omoplata, and finally a mounted triangle to get the finish.

Oct 27, 2014 5:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Jose Aldo Breaks Career Record For Most Significant Strikes Landed In A Fight

Last night at UFC 179, in the main event against Chad Mendes, Jose Aldo successfully defended his featherweight championship (See the highlights HERE). Aldo also broke his own career record for most significant strikes landed in a fight. .@josealdojunior landed a career-high 102 significant strikes tonight. Previous highs: 94 vs. Hominick and 77 vs. Faber. #UFC179...

Oct 27, 2014 5:03 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor Visits The Favela In Brazil

Conor McGregor attended UFC 179 this past weekend to watch Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes fight for the UFC featherweight championship in Brazil. Today, McGregor visited the Favela’s in Brazil, and captured the moment. Went deep into the Favela's today. What an experience!! http://t.co/o0DExCD01O pic.twitter.com/eEyw6Qnv9w — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 26, 2014