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Aug 30, 2017 8:23 am

Paulie Malignaggi clarifies on claims that he was a spy for Floyd Mayweather

For a brief period, retired boxer Paulie Malignaggi served a sparring partner for Conor McGregor in an effort to help the Irishman prepare for his Saturday scrap with Floyd Mayweather. Unfortunately, McGregor and Malignaggi’s work together spawned one of the most high-profile beefs in combat sports, as Malignaggi didn’t like how he was portrayed by the...

Aug 20, 2017 3:59 pm

VIDEO | The Best Post-Fight Speech Of The Year?

A women’s strawweight bout between Katherine Roy and Brandi Narvaez took place during today’s “AKA 1: Rite of Passage” event which aired exclusively on FloCombat. The entertaining scrap ended in a controversial split-decision win for Katherine, but it was Roy’s post-fight speech that would steal the show. Post-fight speech of the year?! Katherine Roy keeps...

Aug 17, 2017 6:42 am

Report: Lyoto Machida to get tough test in October comeback fight

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, who also contended for the title at middleweight, has not been seen in the cage since June of 2015, when he was smashed to a third-round TKO by the ever-dangerous Yoel Romero. The reason for the former champ’s prolonged absence is an unfortunate USADA-administered suspension stemming from his...

Aug 16, 2017 6:59 pm

Diego Sanchez returns to welterweight on November 11 against “The Immortal”

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez will return to welterweight on November 11 when he meets “The Immortal” Matt Brown at UFC Fight Night 120 in Norfolk, Virginia. UFC officials just announced the scrap. Matt Brown (@IamTheImmortal) vs. @DiegoSanchezUFC added to #UFCNorfolk (November 11th) #UFC #MMA pic.twitter.com/MnKnwQDDQm — Farah Hannoun (@Farah_Hannoun) August 17, 2017...

Aug 15, 2017 11:51 am

Luke Rockhold trashes David Branch and “chump” Michael Bisping

This September 16, in the main event of the UFC’s return to Pittsburgh, PA, former Strikeforce and UFC middleweight champ Luke Rockhold will return from a long hiatus opposite former two-division World Series of Fighting champion David Branch. Speaking to Duane Finley of FloCombat.com, Rockhold shared his thoughts on this upcoming scrap with Branch. Apparently,...

Aug 14, 2017 6:29 am

Cody Garbrandt and Aljamain Sterling get heated on Twitter, racism accusations surface

On Sunday, reigning UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and rising bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling got into it on Twitter. While this back-and-forth began as fairly innocent Twitter beef, it unfortunately wasn’t long before accusations of racism began to fly. See the pair’s fiery exchange below: Don’t need to. We follow each other and he clearly...

Aug 13, 2017 6:02 am

VIDEO | Is this the worst MMA referee of all time?

Wild R2 between Marcio Lyoto and Fabio Aguiar. Ref completely ignores illegal strikes, then follows up w/ non-stoppage at the end of the rd. pic.twitter.com/CEVrhoeuYb — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) August 13, 2017 One of the most common and dangerous problems in mixed martial arts is poor officiating. For every good referee – such Big John McCarthy...

Aug 11, 2017 10:11 am

Mark Hunt Bashes ‘Biggest Cheaters in the World’ Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar

It is no secret that “The Super Samoan” Mark Hunt is not a fan of current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar. The former heavyweight title challenger has ripped “The Beast” for pretty months following their fight in July of 2016. Hunt was defeated by the former UFC heavyweight champion at UFC 200 via unanimous decision. However, that...

Aug 9, 2017 7:27 pm

Jon Jones discusses how he felt watching Daniel Cormier cry at UFC 214

The feud between UFC light heavyweight fighters Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier resulted in arguably the biggest rivalry in the history of mixed martial arts. That rivalry came to a head in the main event of last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, where Jones defeated his bitter rival (Cormier) via third-round knockout, thus reclaiming...

Aug 9, 2017 11:06 am

Tony Ferguson accuses Team Nurmagomedov of ducking, Nurmagomedov responds

Yesterday afternoon, top lightweight contenders Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov agreed to a fight this November 4, at UFC 217, inside New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden. MSG Sounds Nice To Me. Get Ready For An Ass Whoopin’ @TeamKhabib#TonyFergusonMMA#SnapDownCity — Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) August 5, 2017 Let’s go @ufc — khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) August...

Aug 9, 2017 9:39 am

UFC Rankings update: UFC Mexico winners move up

Last weekend, the UFC returned to Mexico City, Mexico, with an exciting night of fights. In the main event, flyweight star Sergio Pettis derailed with win-streak of surging prospect Brandon Moreno. In the co-main event, meanwhile, rising strawweight Alexa Grasso picked up a close but impressive win over Randa Markos. As expected, these wins sent...

Aug 8, 2017 6:15 pm

Cris Cyborg wants Holly Holm next, but not at Madison Sqaure Garden

Cris Cyborg captured the UFC’s vacant women’s featherweight title at last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, defeating a very game Tonya Evinger via third-round TKO. The most feared women’s fighter on the planet now has her eyes set on former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. Cyborg took to social media where she challenged...

Aug 8, 2017 9:41 am

Dustin Poirier: Eddie Alvarez knows “the truth” about UFC 211 no contest

Back in May, UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier very nearly picked up the biggest win of his career, as he had former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez on spaghetti legs during their UFC 211 undercard scrap. Regrettably, Poirier was then cracked with a salvo of illegal knees. When he was unable to continue, the bout was...

Aug 7, 2017 10:58 am

Korean Zombie shares positive update on recovery

Back in January, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 104, fan favorite featherweight contender “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung returned from a lengthy hiatus with fantastic results, knocking out his foe Dennis Bermudez in the first round. Just like that, the all-action Korean star was right back in the featherweight contender picture. From...

Aug 6, 2017 11:02 am

Anthony Pettis calls for a fight with Dustin Poirier, Poirier responds

Last month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returned to the division he once ruled after a short stint at featherweight. His opponent in this return was ever-exciting veteran Jim Miller. Pettis looked great in his lightweight return, out-duelling Miller to a sound unanimous decision win. Now, he’s keen to step back into the cage and...

Aug 5, 2017 10:04 pm

UFC Fight Night 114: Sergio Pettis defeats Brandon Moreno

A key flyweight scrap between Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno served as the headlining bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 114 event in Mexico City. Round one begins and Moreno misses with an attempted low kick to start. He fires off another that lands. Moreno catches a Pettis low kick and uses that to score...

Aug 5, 2017 8:29 pm

The UFC announces two big fights for this fall

The UFC just announced two new exciting fights during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 114 broadcast from Mexico. The first bout announced by the promotion was a key light heavyweight bout featuring former title challenger Glover Teixeira taking on perennial contender Misha Cirkunov. Glover Teixeira has gone 2-2 over his past four contests. In his most...

Aug 5, 2017 11:08 am

Nate Diaz discusses possibility of walking out with Floyd Mayweather

UFC veteran Nate Diaz has been absent from the Octagon since his UFC 202 majority decision loss to Conor McGregor, however the possibility of Diaz returning to the Octagon has continued to make headlines as fan hopes for a McGregor vs. Diaz trilogy fight have continued to mount. Recently, the idea of Diaz walking Floyd...

Aug 5, 2017 1:25 am

Tyron Woodley on what Stephen Thompson must do to earn trilogy fight

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and top ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson have been into the Octagon together twice. In both fights, the sraps were regarded as being rather lackluster, with the first fight even going to a draw. While Wonderboy has been absent from the Octagon since the pair’s second scrap, he has made...

Aug 3, 2017 10:47 am

Mike Perry wants to be the first fighter to really “run through” Thiago Alves

On September 16, when the UFC touches down in Pittsburgh, PA, rising welterweight slugger “Platinum” Mike Perry will look to take another big step up the ranks with a win over former title challenger Thiago Alves. Perry discussed the matchup on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, telling host Kinch that he grew up...

Jul 30, 2017 3:37 pm

Cris Cyborg sets her sights on Holly Holm, Dana White comments on possible fight

Cris Cyborg is finally a UFC champion. After years of waiting, the Brazilian bomber got her chance to fight for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight title opposite Tonya Evinger in one of three title fights on Saturday’s UFC 214 bill. Cyborg won her title with a third-round TKO. From here, it’s difficult to say what...

Jul 30, 2017 9:34 am

Pros react to Robbie Lawler’s thrilling victory over Donald Cerrone

Fight fans were treated to an awesome welterweight scrap at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, as “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler took on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The former UFC welterweight champion of the world, Lawler, had a strong opening round as he quickly blitzed Cerrone with punches right from the opening bell. “Cowboy” would come...

Jul 29, 2017 7:59 pm

UFC 214 Results: Robbie Lawler defeats Donald Cerrone

A key welterweight scrap between former division champion Robbie Lawler and perennial contender Donald Cerrone took place during tonight’s UFC 214 main card from Anaheim, California. Round one begins and Lawler comes out flying he lands a big left followed by a bunch of knees. Big shots from Lawler. He lands a right hand. Cerrone...

Jul 29, 2017 5:53 pm

UFC 214 Results: Brian Ortega submits Renato Moicano (Highlights)

A featherweight scrap between Renato Moicano and Brian Ortega took place on tonight’s UFC 214 prelims in Anaheim, California. Round one begins and Ortega misses with an early left jab attempt. Moicano with a leg kick. Ortega comes forward but eats a combination from Renato. Ortega with a nice right hand in response. Renato comes...

Jul 29, 2017 5:25 pm

UFC 214 Results: Calvin Kattar defeats Andre Fili (Highlights)

A scrap between Andre Fili and Calvin Kattar kicked off tonight’s UFC 214 televised prelims from Anaheim, California. Round one begins and Fili presses forward pumping a left jab. Kattar swings and misses with a wild right. More pressure from Fili now. He throws a left jab that connects. He lands a body kick but...