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Apr 13, 2017 11:41 am

Johnson demands Daniel Cormier be stripped of belt in formal appeal

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defeated Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch two years in the making. Prior to the fight however, Cormier made headlines for his controversial weigh-in. The champ stepped in the scale with just minutes to go until time was up, and weighed-in at...

Apr 11, 2017 11:13 am

Anthony Johnson’s coach explains being MIA after Daniel Cormier fight

In the main event of UFC 210 this past weekend, UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson stepped into the Octagon with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch two years in the making. When the fight started, many expected Johnson to look to score one of his signature highlight reel knockouts, however...

Apr 5, 2017 2:42 pm

Targeted weight for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather revealed

While negotiations for a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight have been extremely public, one bit of information which has managed to remain quiet is the matter of what weight McGregor & Mayweather will box at. Now, according to MMAMania, Conor McGregor’s head coach, John Kavanagh, has revealed that both parties are looking to...

Apr 4, 2017 1:45 pm

VIDEO | Snoop Dogg commentates Anthony Johnson’s best KOs

Rap icon Snoop Dogg has been an MMA fan for quite some time. The rapper was caught on camera with UFC superstar Jon Jones backstage at a concert, where the pair playfully sparred. Now, the rap superstar has partnered with the UFC to bring UFC 210 promos. Earlier in the week, the UFC released a...

Mar 31, 2017 10:53 pm

MMA community reacts to King Mo’s win over Rampage Jackson

Friday night in the main event of Bellator 175, Bellator MMA veteran King Mo stepped into the cage with MMA legend Rampage Jackson for a highly anticipated showdown, where King Mo looked to avenge his 2014 decision loss to Jackson. The rematch was an extremely interesting affair, with King Mo looking to utilize his wrestling...

Mar 29, 2017 9:52 am

VIDEO | More footage of TJ Dillashaw sparring Olympic boxer

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw recently brought in Olympic boxer Vasyl Lomachenko for some training ahead of his bantamweight title fight with Cody Garbrandt later this year. A clip of the footage was released earlier this month, in which Dillashaw also explained that Lomachenko was such a difficult sparring opponent because of the angles...

Mar 27, 2017 11:31 am

Gunnar Nelson: True champions finish their fights

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to London, England, Icelandic welterweight Gunnar Nelson stepped onto the canvas with the ever dangerous Alan Jouban. In this compelling welterweight style clash, Nelson did what he does best: measuring and deconstructing his opponent until the window for a finish materializes, and capitalizing....

Mar 25, 2017 4:03 pm

Johny Hendricks doesn’t plan to return to welterweight

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks once reigned as the UFC welterweight champion. With that being said, Bigg Rig is coming off a successful UFC middleweight debut which saw him pick up a decision win over Hector Lombard earlier this year. Despite Hendricks success at 170, the former welterweight champion was forced to move up...

Mar 22, 2017 11:16 am

Wanderlei Silva releases statement on Chael Sonnen fight

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva was set to fight UFC veteran Chael Sonnen nearly three years ago at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale in 2014. Unfortunately, due to a brawl that occurred mid-season, which resulted in Silva injuring his hand, the fight was postponed. Silva then refused to take a random drug test, and was pulled...

Mar 21, 2017 2:10 pm

TJ Dillashaw to Cody Garbrandt: ‘Release the video! I could care less’

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is currently in the midst of filming ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption’ opposite nemesis UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt. The pair continued to trade barbs in the media prior to UFC 207, where Garbrandt picked up a dominant unanimous decision win over Dominick Cruz to claim the bantamweight championship. On...

Mar 18, 2017 5:43 pm

Pros react to Marlon Vera’s stunning upset victory over Brad Pickett

Pros react to Marlon Vera’s stunning upset victory over Brad Pickett UFC veteran Brad Pickett stepped foot into the octagon for the final time earlier today in London where he squared off with Marlon Vera who had taken the bout on very short-notice. Pickett was able to utilize some effective takedowns in the first two...

Mar 5, 2017 7:00 am

The MMA community reacts to Alistair Overeem’s crushing KO of Mark Hunt

Last night, the UFC touched down in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada with the stacked UFC 209. This action-packed card was crammed to the edges with exciting moments. Perhaps the most exciting moment of the entire card, however, occurred in the first fight of the pay-per-view, when former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem...

Mar 3, 2017 1:06 pm

MMA community reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight cancellation

Many were extremely disappointed when news broke that the UFC interim lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled on Friday. Nurmagomedov was taken to the hospital hours before the official early UFC 209 weigh-ins started due to weight management medical issues. When the time for the weigh-ins came to an end,...

Mar 3, 2017 9:07 am

Mark Hunt: “Cheater” Alistair Overem is ‘like the rest of these guys’

Heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt has been one of the most vocal advocates for a cleaner sport. Following Hunt’s UFC 200 loss to Brock Lesnar, which was overturned to a no contest after Lesnar failed a pair of drug tests, Hunt went on to call for the UFC to put a provision in contracts protecting fighters...

Mar 3, 2017 8:47 am

Demetrious Johnson eyeing historic 10th title defense in April

UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson is currently the longest reigning UFC champion, and with his 10th title defense on the horizon, ‘Mighty Mouse’ is calling for an April fight with perspective flyweight #1 contender Wilson Reis. Johnson spoke to MMAFighting about the situation, saying: “My next fight is set to tie Anderson Silva’s record for...

Mar 2, 2017 9:08 pm

Brian Stann explains unique mental advantage of Tony Ferguson

Streaking UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson is undoubtably one of the most ferocious fighters in the UFC. While Ferguson certainly possesses no fear when he is inside the Octagon, former UFC middleweight turned analyst Brian Stann believes that is the result of Ferguson’s uniquely difficult training. This Saturday, Ferguson will be stepping into the Octagon...

Mar 2, 2017 1:39 pm

Michael Bisping sizzles on why Georges St-Pierre wanted him for return fight

With taking over three years off from fighting in the UFC, Georges St-Pierre is set to fight in the Octagon once again and will be going up a weight class to take on Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight title. With his UFC career leading up to this fight taking place in the welterweight division,...

Mar 2, 2017 1:32 pm

Tony Ferguson: Stephen Thompson is going to ‘beat the f**k out of Tyron Woodley’

Tony Ferguson looks to be taking a page out of Conor McGregor’s book and ruffling the feathers of UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley ahead of his UFC 209 interim lightweight title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov taking place this weekend. On a UFC 209 media conference call, Ferguson stated that the interim title fight between Nurmagomedov...

Mar 1, 2017 3:02 pm

Dana White responds to Tyron Woodley calling him a “drama queen”

Recently, UFC President Dana White and UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley have continued to trade verbal blows in various interviews following controversial comments made by Woodley in regards to how he feels his race plays a role in popularity in MMA. Dana White wasn’t too pleased with Woodley’s comments, which resulted in the UFC President...

Mar 1, 2017 12:28 pm

Conor McGregor’s teammate gives bold prediction for Mayweather fight

Throughout the course of 2017, reports have continued to surface regarding new developments in negotiations for a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight. Along with the updates regarding the potential scrap, have come predictions for the fight. While most believe that in a boxing match, McGregor won’t be able to compete with Mayweather, famed...

Mar 1, 2017 8:33 am

Tyron Woodley thinks Georges St-Pierre is avoiding him

Georges St-Pierre is the greatest welterweight in MMA history, and after a long hiatus from the sport, he’s ready to return to the Octagon. In a somewhat surprising twist, however, we’ve learned that St-Pierre isn’t particularly interested in attempting to reclaim the welterweight title, which will be up for grabs when champ Tyron Woodley and...

Feb 28, 2017 9:04 am

Tyron Woodley fires back at Dana White over ‘drama queen’ comments

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has made several bold claims leading up to his UFC 209 welterweight title fight with Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson this Saturday. The most controversial being his claim that his lack of popularity is in-part due to his race, which he believes plays a role in why UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson...

Feb 28, 2017 8:53 am

Johny Hendricks weighs-in on Georges St-Pierre return

Back in 2013, Johny Hendricks stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated fight with UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. The pair scrapped in the main event of UFC 167, where St-Pierre picked up a controversial split decision to retain the welterweight championship. Following the fight, St-Pierre vacated the title and stepped away from the...

Feb 28, 2017 5:49 am

Derrick Lewis discusses possible opponents for his next fight

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, monstrous heavyweight Derrick Lewis braved a bit of early adversity to pound the dangerous Travis Browne to a second-round KO. With this win, the Texas based destroyer set himself up for some massive potential fights in the UFC heavyweight...

Feb 27, 2017 12:17 pm

Johny Hendricks addresses possible reach, strength disadvantages at middleweight

In the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Johny Hendricks rebounded from a string of losses and failed cuts to welterweight by moving to middleweight and defeating Hector Lombard by decision. Now a little over a week removed from this successful middleweight debut, Hendricks joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA...

Feb 26, 2017 12:35 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father claims his son will retire from the sport of MMA very soon

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father believes his son will retire from the sport of mixed martial arts sometime next year. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Khabib’s father and longtime coach, spoke to Russian tabloid Life.ru at Ramzan Kadyrov’s WFCA 34 event in Moscow where he revealed the following (via Bloody Elbow): “I dont want to upset any fans but Khabib...