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Oct 16, 2017 12:21 pm

Derrick Lewis didn’t get paid after last-minute UFC 216 injury withdrawal

The most recent UFC pay-per-view on the calendar was UFC 216, which went down on October 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada. While the card ultimately went down as a very fun one, it was unfortunately rattled by a last minute loss to its main card, as heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis was forced out of his...

Oct 15, 2017 11:56 am

After successful surgery, Germaine de Randamie begins training for next fight

It’s been a turbulent few year for Germaine de Randamie. After winning the inaugural UFC featherweight title with a controversial decision win over former bantamweight champion Holly Holm, de Randamie was stripped of that title based on her refusal to fight featherweight great Cris “Cyborg” Justino. From there, de Randamie shared her intention to drop...

Oct 13, 2017 7:50 pm

UFC on FOX 26 Fight Card

The octagon will return to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on December 16 for the promotions UFC on FOX 26 fight card. The fight card is already beginning to take shape with numerous high profile fights recently being made official by the promotion. The UFC on FOX 26 event will be headlined by a welterweight scrap between...

Oct 13, 2017 10:52 am

PICS | Donald Cowboy Cerrone Catches a Rattlesnake in His Boat

If he’s not training like an animal, chances are that Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is skydiving, taking wakeboards off of sweet jumps, or some other wild activity. I mean, you’re talking about a guy who didn’t even know who Darren Till was when he accepted the fight. Donald Cerrone stares into the face of the unknown,...

Oct 13, 2017 10:09 am

Three Major Fights Added to UFC on FOX in Winnipeg

The announcements just keep pouring in. The end of the year for the UFC is looking absolutely incredible. Just yesterday, a fight between Robbie Lawler and Rafael dos Anjos was booked as a main event for UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg. A fight which Dana White said today will be to decide who challenges...

Oct 13, 2017 6:32 am

Al Iaquinta and Paul Felder to Fight at Stacked UFC 218

Max Holloway versus Frankie Edgar. Justin Gaethje versus Eddie Alvarez. Francis Ngannou versus Alistair Overeem. Henry Cejudo versus Sergio Pettis. Are you kidding? UFC 218 has quickly turned into a contender for Card of the Year, at least on paper, and the announcements aren’t even done yet. The latest scrap to be added to this monster event...

Oct 12, 2017 12:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Godbeer explains how UFC 216 debacle was a blessing in disguise

If things had gone according to the initial plan, the UFC 216 main card would have featured a heavyweight scrap between ranked contenders Derrick Lewis and Fabricio Werdum. The undercard, meanwhile, would have featured a collision of rising heavyweights Walt Harris and Mark Godbeer. Yet what we ended up with was a heavyweight scrap between...

Oct 12, 2017 10:11 am

Rafael dos Anjos Immediately Wants His Fight With Lawler to Be For an Interim Title

More announcements are pouring in for those end of the year UFC cards. A huge one just dropped not even an hour ago, pitting former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, against former UFC welterweight champion, Robbie Lawler. It’s a fight that almost seems too good to be true. However, no sooner did we report...

Oct 10, 2017 5:29 pm

Rose Namajunas Believes Opponents Are Beaten Before They Fight Joanna Jedrzejczyk

It was last Friday when probably the most intimidating women’s fighter on the planet stomped across the stage to stare into Rose Namajunas’ eyes. She’s basically dominated every UFC strawweight title hopeful in violent fashion. She’s known for her staredowns. Sometimes she’ll crouch down in some sort of animalistic way, making sure her face is...

Oct 10, 2017 10:44 am

Stephen Thompson Wants an Interim Welterweight Title Shot Against Robbie Lawler

Stephen Thompson is returning in a dangerous scrap with welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal, but he has his eyes set on bigger things. He’s had two shots at Tyron Woodley’s title, but came up short each time. Before he knew he was going to get the fight, he talked about a match with Robbie Lawler. With...

Oct 10, 2017 10:03 am

Cub Swanson explains why he’s fighting out his UFC contract

Not long ago, we learned that fan favorite featherweight contender Cub Swanson planned on entering free agency after his UFC Fresno scrap with Brian Ortega, which marks the last obligation on his current UFC contract. Speaking to FloCombat this week, Swanson explained why he’s choosing to fight out his current contract. “I’m speaking out about...

Oct 10, 2017 6:53 am

Report: Henry Cejudo sustains injury escaping fire, UFC 218 fight in jeopardy

It sounds like Henry Cejudo’s UFC 218 scrap with Sergio Pettis is in jeopardy. According to a report from the San Francisco Chronicle, Cejudo was one of several athletes who was forced to flee from the Wine Country fires that are currently scorching California. When a blaze struck the Fountaingrove Inn in Santa Rosa, the former UFC...

Oct 9, 2017 9:41 am

Gokhan Saki returns to the Octagon at UFC 219

Last month, on the main card of the UFC’s exciting return to Japan, kickboxing legend Gokhan Saki (83-12 KB, 1-1 MMA) made his anticipated UFC debut. While his performance was not without flaws, Saki ultimately produced just the kind of thunderous knockout he’s known for, putting his foe Luis Henrique down with a blistering left...

Oct 7, 2017 6:34 pm

UFC 216 Results: Lando Vannata and Bobby Green battle to a draw (Highlights)

A lightweight scrap between Lando Vannata and Bobby Green took place during tonight’s UFC 216 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Green lands a nice left jab to start. Lando catches a Green kick but Bobby avoids any counter strikes. Both men are utilizing a lot of movement early. Lando leaps in with a...

Oct 7, 2017 5:27 pm

UFC 216 Results: Matt Schnell defeats Marco Beltran via decision

A flyweight scrap between Marco Beltran and Matt Schnell kicked off tonight’s UFC 216 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Schnell presses forward with a combination. Beltran throws a kick to the body but Matt moves in and lands a pair of punches. Another body kick from Beltran. Schnell misses with a low kick....

Oct 7, 2017 4:13 pm

BREAKING! Fabricio Werdum gets a new fight for UFC 216!

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will remain on tonight’s UFC 216 pay-per-view fight card. The UFC just announced that Werdum will now square off with Walt Harris on the UFC 216 main card. Werdum was originally expected to square off with Derrick Lewis at tonight’s event. However, Derrick Lewis was forced to pull out...

Oct 7, 2017 3:59 pm

Derrick Lewis explains why he pulled out of UFC 216 fight with Fabricio Werdum

UFC heavyweight standout Derrick Lewis was forced to pull out of his highly anticipated fight with Fabricio Werdum just minutes prior to tonight’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas. “The Black Beast” apparently aggravated a previous back injury and is not barely able to move. Lewis sent the following text message to Ariel Helwani detailing...

Oct 7, 2017 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Watch These Intense Staredowns From the Three Title Fights on UFC 217

As much as combat sports throws unexpected curve balls and whole cards can change in an instant, the one common denominator is the fight game moves fast. The arena for UFC 216 tonight is still empty, while yesterday a press conference kicked off the hype for UFC 217. It’s a New York card much like...

Oct 6, 2017 6:41 am

Daniel Cormier Explains Why Alexander Gustafsson Doesn’t Get the Next Title Shot

A couple of weeks ago, Daniel Cormier tallied up votes that he got from Twitter and decided it was Volkan Oezdemir who should get the next title shot. Of course, Oezdemir accepted the gesture in ‘no time’ flat. Even though Cormier used the fans own comments to decide his opponent, there was still criticism of...

Oct 4, 2017 5:25 pm

BREAKING | Carlos Condit Returns to Fight Neil Magny on UFC 219

MMA Twitter and hardcore fight fans everywhere flipped out when they heard Carlos Condit was coming back to the UFC. He took some time off to make some decisions about his career after being submitted by Demian Maia at UFC Vancouver, but last month decided he was getting the itch. He tweeted at matchmaker Sean...

Oct 3, 2017 6:23 pm

Rafael dos Anjos Wants Tyron Woodley Not Kamaru Usman

Rafael dos Anjos’ run in the welterweight division much like his former opponent “Cowboy” Donald Cerrone. He’s taken out Tarec Saffiedine and Neil Magny, and he’s not even close to slowing down. Kamaru Usman was campaigning for a fight with dos Anjos after destroying Sergio Moraes at UFC Fight Night 116. However, dos Anjos is...

Oct 3, 2017 9:41 am

Fabricio Werdum ‘Has to Pay’ For Making Derrick Lewis Miss the McRib

Derrick Lewis has always had a love/hate relationship with training. His relationship with ribs on the other hand, has always been solid. The Black Beast has the biggest fight of his life coming up this weekend against dangerous heavyweight Fabricio Werdum. The perils aren’t lost on Lewis, who finally decided to change his diet leading...

Oct 3, 2017 9:32 am

Demetrious Johnson gives his take on who’s next after UFC 216

This Saturday, in the co-main event of the star-studded UFC 216, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will attempt to make a record-breaking 11th-straight defense of his title opposite Ray Borg. If Demetrious Johnson achieves this history-making 11th title defense, it will of course be very exciting. It will, however, also raise a very interesting question:...

Sep 30, 2017 1:23 pm

UFC 218 Fight Card and Rumors

The octagon will return to Detroit on December 2 for UFC 218 and the fight card is already beginning to take shape! The pay-per-view event is headlined by a featherweight title fight between current champion Max Holloway and perennial division contender Frankie Edgar. Holloway was last seen in action at June’s UFC 212 event where...

Sep 28, 2017 4:45 pm

Michael Johnson Can’t Get Jose Aldo So He Wants Cub Swanson

At the beginning of the month, UFC lightweight contender Michael Johnson dropped a bombshell that he wanted to debut in the featherweight division against none other than Jose Aldo. What comes as a surprise to us, this wasn’t a spur-of-the-moment decision for Johnson. Turns out he was thinking about the move down the whole time....

Sep 28, 2017 12:42 pm

Eddie Alvarez and Tony Ferguson Trade Shots on Twitter

In just one week, Tony Ferguson will fight Kevin Lee for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 216. It’s the biggest fight of both of their careers so far, but Ferguson was ready to throwdown with another lightweight earlier today. Eddie Alvarez made some comments about the interim title scrap, Tony Ferguson was quick to...