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Jan 19, 2016 12:14 pm

Matt Mitrione gives new update on his broken orbital floor eye injury

It was a gruesome injury that Matt Mitrione suffered in his controversial fight against Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81. Upon getting it checked by a doctor, Mitrione revealed that he suffered a broken orbital floor as well as a shoulder injury at the hands of Browne in a TKO stoppage, but not before...

Jan 19, 2016 12:09 pm

Faber and Cruz have been talking trash via text messages for years

Urijah Faber has been jockeying for a trilogy fight with Dominick Cruz since ‘The Dominator’ reclaimed his UFC bantamweight championship from TJ Dillashaw this past Sunday in Boston. Following the bout, Faber spoke to media members to discuss a potential trilogy fight with Cruz, where he revealed that the pair have been exchanging heated words...

Jan 19, 2016 11:51 am

BJ Penn officially ends retirement: I want that 145-pound belt

There has been much speculation as to whether or not our namesake BJ Penn would be coming out of retirement for a fight with Nik Lentz. Recently, Lentz penned an open letter to ‘The Prodigy’ in which he stated his terms for a fight, and that a fight wouldn’t happen unless Penn agreed to those...

Jan 19, 2016 11:21 am

Catching up with the viral Hawaiian Ilima Macfarlane

Not many fighters first professional fight gets much attention, let alone go viral with over a million views. Ilima Macfarlane’s ten-second knockout over her unfortunate and last-minute opponent Katie Castro dubbed the “soccer mom,” catapulted Macfarlane to internet stardom now finds herself fighting for Bellator MMA. We caught up with the female professional fighter from...

Jan 19, 2016 11:10 am

Ronda Rousey spotted backstage at UFC Fight Night 81!

Ronda Rousey has been laying low since her knockout loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193 back in November of last year. Both fans and critics of Rousey excitedly click and keyboard their opportunity to either praise her in her rise to stardom or criticize her for her hardships she has faced in her career...

Jan 19, 2016 10:48 am

Party Pooper Alert: Tyson Fury crashes a Wilder win – Wilder vs Fury – Must happen

Tyson Fury tried to steal the spotlight this weekend after Deontay Wilder remains undefeated with a crushing KO that made one thing clear, these two camps need to set a date for title bout. Check out Fury stepping into the ring after Wilder’s knockout performance but more importantly watch “The Bronze Bomber” bomb away on...

Jan 19, 2016 10:18 am

Which style of Conor McGregor do fans like best?

Is it strange to talk about Conor McGregor’s hairstyle? Some might not care, or even be upset that that the UFC featherweight champion gets as much attention as he does. However, what it ultimately comes down to is that Conor McGregor is a star. Legions of fans from around the world are simply interested in...

Jan 19, 2016 9:52 am

Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal sides with Mayweather: ‘But if Conor was black?’

Floyd Mayweather Jr. stirred up a lot of conversation recently with his opinion of racism still being prevalent in combat sports. Mayweather claimed that UFC stars Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey’s success were due to them being white. McGregor responded to Mayweather with an aggressive letter and even proposed a fight with the retired boxing...

Jan 19, 2016 9:05 am

Rousey: “Dream big, fail big, f**k ’em all”

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has posted several deep and insightful quotes on her social media pages since losing to Holly Holm at UFC 193 and having most of her fan base turn on her. While Rousey currently doesn’t have a date set for her return to the Octagon, she is currently filming...

Jan 19, 2016 8:57 am

WATCH! UFC 196 extended preview

We are rapidly approaching February 6th, where Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 196. In the pair’s first meeting, Werdum shocked everyone when he ultimately submitted Velasquez in the 3rd round as Velasquez cardio began to dwindle. Get ready for the rematch between...

Jan 19, 2016 8:43 am

Exclusive Video | Tito Ortiz discusses Ronda Rousey’s future

[ooyala code=”hoZDQ4MDE6Pk67Hh6AZXlD7oWsX92ziH” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Since Holly Holm KO’d Ronda Rousey back at UFC 193, there has been much speculation as to when the pair would finally get to have their highly anticipated rematch. While the UFC brass initially wanted Holm vs. Rousey II to go down at UFC 200, due to a...

Jan 19, 2016 8:38 am

She’s Back! Training Video: Ronda Rousey in NEW footage back in the gym. -BEAST-

Just because she’s taking a little extended break from MMA due to her movie commitments being delayed, don’t think that this MMA fighter turn Hollywood actress isn’t thinking about getting her title back. Miesha Tate vs Holly Holm is set for March 5th at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.   Whoever has the title...

Jan 19, 2016 8:32 am

WATCH! UFC 195 highlights in SUPER slow motion

While UFC 195 happened several weeks ago, these super slow motion highlights will remind you just how great of a card it was! In the main event, Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit fought for 5 rounds to a split decision that saw Lawler retain the UFC welterweight championship in what many consider a controversial decision....

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother!

Jan 19, 2016 8:05 am

Cruz responds to potential Mighty Mouse superfight

Following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ win over TJ Dillashaw, a lot of doors opened for newly crowned bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Cruz could have a rematch with former champion TJ Dillashaw, accept Urijah Faber’s callout, or even accept a superfight with flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson, whose coach called Cruz out on Facebook. Cruz responded...

Jan 19, 2016 7:59 am

Video Preview: Fight Night New Jersey – Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader

Get ready for a LHW showdown between #2 Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and #4 Ryan “Darth” Bader in Newark, New Jersey in the main-event January 30th. This features bout will dictate who could potentially be next in line for the title shot once the rematch between champion Daniel “DC” Cormier and Jon “Bones” Jones goes down...

Jan 19, 2016 7:57 am

Demetrious Johnson’s coach hints at potential superfight rematch with Cruz

Following Dominick Cruz’s successful return to the Octagon Sunday night in Boston where he reclaimed his UFC bantamweight strap, he found himself on the receiving end of some callouts. In addition to being called out by nemesis Urijah Faber, Demetrious Johnson’s coach Matt Hume posted on Facebook about a potential superfight between Cruz and flyweight...

Jan 19, 2016 7:49 am

WATCH! Faber calls out newly crowned champion Dominick Cruz

Dominick Cruz hadn’t even been the newly crowned UFC bantamweight champion for more than an hour before he found himself being called out by nemesis Urijah Faber. While Faber sent Justin Buchholz to corner TJ Dillashaw in the fight in order to ensure his victory over Cruz so that Faber could be the one to...

Jan 19, 2016 7:40 am

WATCH! Conor McGregor has a need for speed in his new Lamborghini

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Jan 19, 2016 7:37 am

BUSTED: Chael Sonnen Thinks He’s Off Air, Clowns Travis Browne Video

Is the mic on?  Yes Chael Sonnen the mic is on. We all have our own thoughts and ideas on fighters and their potential in the fight game, we just don’t have a live mic in our face when we talk about it. Check out this hilarious short video of Sonnen, ESPN analyst and former...

Jan 19, 2016 7:05 am

NEW Video: Conor McGregor – Shadow boxing and heavy bag work [Training UFC 197]

If your an MMA fan, behind the scenes footage before a fight are little nuggets of truth we as fans look for before fight night.  Looking through some of his training videos you can tell he’s preparing for that ‘signature heavy pressure’ that earned him a victory over the previous champ Anthony Pettis. Check out...

Jan 19, 2016 6:51 am

Anthony Pettis Wants a “Real” fight: -Only way to go is up-

Anthony Pettis is ready to get pass a rough weekend after Eddie Alvarez defeated the elder Pettis via split decision at Fight Night Boston.  Fans and analyst were all over the board on this lightweight bout. The rankings haven’t been updated on the official UFC site, however, the top 5 still consists of fighters who...

Jan 18, 2016 2:38 pm

KO Video: Deontay Wilder KO’s Artur Szpilka | SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING

The undefeated Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KO) retained his WBC title with a brutal knockout of Artur Szpilika in the ninth round.   Szpilka (20-2, 15 KO) was on a four fight win streak until the derailing over the weekend. Check out the handy work from the undefeated “Bronze Bomber” Enjoy the video.