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Jan 26, 2016 3:09 pm

UFC 196 picks up new main event, moved to FS1

There’s been much speculation as to what the UFC would do about Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez both withdrawing from the main event of UFC 196, and it seems like we’ve got our answer. UFC President Dana White informed Yahoo Sports that the event has been moved from Pay-Per View to Fox Sports 1, and...

Jan 23, 2016 10:01 am

Josh Barnett Video: Scarf Hold Chest Choke | Rothwell vs Barnett

“The Warmaster”  #8 Josh Barnett is back in octagon action at UFC Fight Night New Jersey against #7 Ben Rothwell. Barnett was last seen headlining a FOX card against “Big Country” Roy Nelson which ended in a unanimous decision for Barnett.  His fight before that was almost two years prior and ended in a KO...

Dec 30, 2015 11:10 pm

UFC 196: Werdum versus Velasquez II card coming together

UFC 196 is taking shape as more fights have been added to the UFC event website. The main event is slated to have UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and former champion Cain Velasquez in an immediate rematch for the title. UFC 196 takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada on Feb. 6. The current UFC 196...

Dec 19, 2015 8:29 am

Overeem confident in ‘perfect game plan’ for JDS fight

Alistair Overeem is facing one of the toughest challenges of his career tonight in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 17 when he faces #3 ranked Junior Dos Santos. Overeem is currently on a 2-fight win streak that has seen him KO Stefan Struve, and pick up a decision win over Roy Nelson. While...

Dec 15, 2015 2:14 pm

Hendricks vs. Thompson plus 3 other bouts added to UFC 196

It’s official! As if UFC 196 wasn’t already exciting enough with the rematch between Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez for the UFC heavyweight championship, fight fans will also get to see former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks face elite level striker Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson according to BloodyElbow. The bout is a classic battle of styles,...

Nov 25, 2015 8:21 am

Ben Rothwell FINALLY gets fight booked with top-ranked heavyweight

It’s been quite the journey for Ben Rothwell from his June win over Matt Mitrione until now. Rothwell has been constantly looking for a fight with any top ranked UFC heavyweight, however until now he hasn’t been able to get one. After Stipe Miocic pulled out of his UFC FN: Dublin bout against Rothwell, Rothwell...

Nov 22, 2015 10:00 am

Twitter reacts to Magny’s split decision victory over Gastelum at UFC Fight Night 78

Kelvin Gastelum had been training for weeks to face fan-favorite Matt Brown in a welterweight matchup for the main-event of “UFC Fight Night 78”. The mixed martial arts gods struck again when Brown fell victim to injury and was forced to pull out of the main-event. Rather than scrap the fight altogether, Neil Magny threw...

Nov 16, 2015 2:43 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Ronda Rousey Drops out of Top 10 P4P

“UFC 193” has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated! Some major changes were made as big names made major drops and a familiar face pops back up in the light heavyweight division. Ronda Rousey’s devastating loss to now-champion Holly Holm may not have caused a major drop for her in...

Nov 15, 2015 4:22 pm

Twitter reacts to Ronda Rousey’s brutal KO loss to Holly Holm

The main event of “UFC 193” will surely be talked about for months to come and could go down in mixed martial arts history as one of the greatest upsets to ever take place. A confident Ronda Rousey was prepared to step into the octagon and attempt to defend her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship once...

Nov 8, 2015 6:41 am

Twitter reacts to Vitor Belfort’s KO of Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 77

Vitor Belfort made his way back into the winning column at “UFC Fight Night 77” when he stepped into the octagon with Dan Henderson for the third time. The two first met at PRIDE 32 where Henderson got the best of Belfort, then again several years later where the Brazilian scored an amazing headkick knockout....

Nov 8, 2015 6:28 am

Twitter reacts to Glover Teixeira’s TKO of Patrick Cummins

Glover Teixeira is on a mission to erase his losses to former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and Phil Davis by going on another impressive winning streak. Teixeira’s performance at “UFC Fight Night 77” against Patrick Cummins surely aided him in his mission because he looked like an absolute monster before picking up the...

Oct 4, 2015 10:01 am

UFC Fighters React To D.C. vs. Gustafsson Decision

Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson went to war in one of the best championship fights of the year! The two warriors left it all in the octagon for the right to become the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Cormier set the pace for an exciting fight when he executed a vicious slam on Gustafsson from at...

Oct 1, 2015 8:42 am

USADA Releases UFC Test Numbers –– Rousey Tops The List

The United States Anti-Doping Agency, the third-party organization that now oversees all drug testing for the UFC, recently released a list showing all the fighters they’ve tested so far, and how many times they’ve been tested. Who topped the list? UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who has been tested 5 times since the start of...

Oct 1, 2015 5:06 am

After UFC Win, Josh Barnett Might Never Fight Again

This past weekend, UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett defeated Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night: Japan in a five round battle. Barnett looked incredible in the fight, keeping a super fast pace and pressuring Nelson for a the majority of the fight, clinching and landing big strikes often. Right after the fight everyone started talking about...

Sep 28, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Barnett and Hall make major jumps

UFC Fight Night 75 is in the books and some major changes were made to the official UFC rankings! Uriah Hall wasn’t even ranked in the top fifteen walking into Japan, but he catapulted himself into the top ten with his spinning kick/flying knee knockout against Gegard Mousasi. Check out what other changes were made...

Sep 27, 2015 10:47 am

WATCH! Barnett ‘not satisfied’ with unanimous decision victory

Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson duked it out in the main-event of “UFC Fight Night 75” and “The Warmaster” put on a striking clinic. Whether it was from a distance or within the clinch, Barnett blasted Nelson with enough shots to easily pick up the win by way of unanimous decision. Of course, Nelson landed...

Sep 27, 2015 8:30 am

Uriah Hall: ‘I’m back to being me: smooth and cool’

“UFC Fight Night 75” was an event built around the head coaches and students of “Road to UFC: Japan”. While Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson both dished out some punishment in the card’s main event, it was Uriah Hall who stole the show at the Saitama Super Arena. Gegard Mousasi was originally supposed to square...

Sep 27, 2015 1:00 am

REPLAY! Josh Barnett’s Post Fight In-Octagon Interview (Full)

Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson left it all in the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 75” as the heavyweights went twenty-five minutes. Nelson refused to get finished by Barnett’s catch-wrestling skills and Barnett was able to avoid “Big Country’s” big bombs long enough to pull off a unanimous decision victory. Check out Barnett’s full post...