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Jul 9, 2013 12:14 pm

Jon Jones: ‘War Gods made Anderson Silva pay for abusing his gifts’

“I think Anderson Silva is a magnificent fighter. I think that he has an extraordinary gift. I think he’s gotten to the point where he really believes in his gift and he’s comfortable with his gift. He abused his gift, disrespected his gift, by disrespecting his opponent. Martial arts is a sport that is traditionally...

Jul 3, 2013 7:17 am

An ‘Honored’ Jon Jones Tweets That He Believes He Can Beat Anderson Silva

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Though it is still too early to really talk about a match-up between UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, and light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, that fact has certainly not stopped either man from predicting how that super fight would end.  Surprisingly, both fighters seem to favor the younger Jones....


Jun 28, 2013 11:11 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 2) | Phil Davis Talks Upcoming Fight With Lyoto Machida, Would Fight Teammate Gustafsson For Title

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC light heavyweight fighter Phil Davis spoke with BJPenn.com Radio Wednesday night, talking about past and upcoming fights for ‘Mr. Wonderful.’ For Davis (11-1), his last appearance in the Octagon was only three months ago, where he defeated jiu jitsu phenom, Vinny Magalhaes, in a unanimous decision victory.  Leading up to...

Aug 20, 2016 11:13 pm

MMA community reacts to Conor McGregor’s win over Nate Diaz

In the main event of UFC 202, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. McGregor was able to come out strong in the first round, and ultimately earn a majority decision win, with two of the judges scoring the fight 48-47. Below you can see the best reactions from the MMA...

Aug 20, 2016 6:47 pm

CLIP | Watch Cody Garbrandt stop Takeya Mizugaki in round 1

Cody Garbrandt scored another first-round finish at tonight’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas. “No Love” rocked veteran Takeya Mizugaki with a big right hand and then followed up with some thunderous ground and pound forcing the referee to step in and stop the contest. Check out Cody’s remarkable performance below: https://twitter.com/UFCONFOX/status/767174435358990336 For those of...

Aug 3, 2016 8:50 pm

USADA to increase number of random drug tests

While many believe that USADA is doing a phenomenal job of testing UFC fighters in an attempt to eliminate PED usage in MMA, the US Anti-Doping Agency isn’t ready to take their foot off the pedal just yet. UFC VP of Athlete Health & Performance Jeff Novitzky told MMAFighting that USADA is looking to test...

Jul 27, 2016 7:17 am

Jose Aldo eyeing superfight with Dominick Cruz

While Jose Aldo’s next fight will likely be a title unification fight with Conor McGregor after McGregor has his UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz in August, the interim featherweight champion appears to be eyeing a fight with bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz. Cruz spoke recently in an interview, where he explained that if McGregor is...

Jul 22, 2016 10:41 pm

Holy Holm comments on Jon Jones failed drug test, gives update on Jones

With just 2 days to go until UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones found himself pulled from the historic card after being notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Ultimately, Anderson Silva took Jones’ place against Daniel Cormier on the card, and Jones was handed a provisional suspension until his hearing with...

Jul 10, 2016 5:56 pm

Jon Jones: “I’m doing all that I can to make this right”

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was supposed to headline Saturday’s UFC 200 event opposite Daniel Cormier. However, just days before the historic event USADA announced that Jones had tested positive for banned substances and would not be allowed to participate on the card. Jones recently took to his Twitter where he stated...

Jun 7, 2016 12:41 am

MMA community reacts to the death of Kimbo Slice

Tragic and shocking news blazed over the Internet when it became known that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, died after being admitted to a hospital in Florida late Monday. The 42-year-old Internet sensation turned MMA star had an intimidating look and character that captivated the attention of people around the world, but the...

Jun 5, 2016 4:12 pm

Pros react to the return of Brock Lesnar

During last night’s UFC 199 pay-per-view broadcast UFC officials announced that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to fight at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. An opponent for “The Beast” was not given at the time, but we now know that an announcement will be made Monday June 6 on...

Jun 5, 2016 10:04 am

Pros react to Michael Bisping’s KO victory over Luke Rockhold

Michael Bisping was able to shock the mixed martial arts world yesterday in Los Angeles by scoring a first-round knockout victory over Luke Rockhold to claim the UFC’s middleweight championship. “The Count”, who took yesterday’s title fight on just two weeks notice, was able to catch Luke Rockhold with a couple of big left hands...

May 22, 2016 4:42 pm

RIZIN CEO: Conor McGregor would do fantastic in Japan

RIZIN CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara believes that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be a huge draw if he fought in Japan. The former PRIDE FC boss told MMAFighting.com that both Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey would be huge draws if they fought in Japan. His words: “He would do fantastic,” Sakakibara said through an...

May 10, 2016 10:41 pm

Anderson Silva to have gallbladder removed Wednesday

Unfortunate news broke Tuesday evening that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View fight with Uriah Hall due to an issue with his gallbladder. An update emerged late Tuesday night that Silva would need to undergo a Cholecystectomy, also known as a gallbladder removal....

May 6, 2016 12:01 pm

Dana White responds to Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match reports

Friday had a lot of MMA and boxing fans excited as a report from U.K. tabloid, The Sun claimed that Floyd Mayweather Jr. would be coming out of retirement for a boxing match with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The report claimed that it would be another huge payday for Mayweather, but would give the...

May 6, 2016 7:07 am

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match reportedly close

Quite some time ago, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor began throwing insults at Boxing great Floyd Mayweather. When pressed further about his statements, McGregor explained that he wasn’t doubting Mayweather’s boxing skills, but in a general fight, he would win. Now, according to The Sun, a boxing match between the pair is reportedly close to...

Apr 24, 2016 3:45 pm

Photo | Jon Jones kicks it with the Diaz Brothers

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was kicking it with Nick and Nate Diaz earlier this week. Israel Martinez posted the following photo on Twitter Friday evening showcasing the three UFC superstars. Check it out: @JonnyBones kicking it with @nickdiaz209 @NateDiaz209 @ufc #197 pic.twitter.com/EXeAcfo1vz — Israel Martinez (@IzzyStyle) April 22, 2016 Jon Jones headlined...

Apr 23, 2016 11:25 pm

Fighters react to Jon Jones successful return to the Octagon

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon as he defeated Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones was extremely critical of his performance, he is now the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, and will face Daniel Cormier...

Mar 25, 2016 8:31 am

Conor McGregor’s coach backs fight with Frankie Edgar at Madison Square Garden

While Frankie Edgar has been campaigning for a title shot against Conor McGregor since his TUF 22 finale KO win over Chad Mendes, the stars could finally be aligning for a McGregor vs. Edgar fight. With MMA being legalized in New York earlier this week, Conor McGregor’s striking coach, Owen Roddy, believes that a fight...

Mar 5, 2016 10:09 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha brawled on TUF 23 set

To date, Claudia Gadelha is the only woman to nearly defeat Joanna Jedrzejczyk inside the Octagon. Jedrzejczyk won the fight via split decision and then went on to defeat Carla Esparza to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. The pair recently filmed TUF 23, where they coached opposite each other. According to UFC President Dana...

Feb 27, 2016 4:01 pm

HIGHLIGHTS! Michael Bisping defeats Anderson Silva

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ on UFC Fight Pass, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva went to war for 5 rounds. See the replays below! What a first round!!! This is off the hook!! #UFCLondon https://t.co/xZoBl3OxUG — #UFCLondon (@UFCEurope) February 27, 2016 These guys are having fun in there! #UFCLondon https://t.co/lj4qNShuiN —...

Jan 22, 2016 10:48 am

Sage Northcutt gets new opponent at welterweight, Holbrook out

With just his third fight in the UFC, lightweight star Sage Northcutt will be going up a weight class to welterweight. Northcutt’s original lightweight opponent Andrew Holbrook has been forced out of competition. Bryan Barbarena has stepped in to fight Northcutt on short notice as the scheduled event in Newark, New Jersey nears on Jan....

Jan 13, 2016 10:47 am

Nick Diaz makes an announcement following NSAC hearing

It was a breath of fresh air after the Nevada State Athletic Commission came to a settlement on Nick Diaz’s suspension and fine on Tuesday. The commission who previously had a five-year suspension and $165,000 fine slapped on Diaz for testing positive for Marijuana in the state for the third time reduced the penalties on...

Jan 9, 2016 7:35 am

Say What?! GSP vs. McGregor superfight a possibility

While Georges St. Pierre hasn’t been in the Octagon in nearly two years, there’s been much speculation as to what it would take to get the former UFC welterweight kingpin back in the Octagon. It has been rumored for quite some time that if GSP were to return to the Octagon, it would be for...