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Nov 9, 2017 5:54 am

Luke Rockhold is ready to fight Robert Whittaker if Georges St-Pierre doesn’t

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 217, Georges St-Pierre captured the UFC middleweight title with a third-round submission over Michael Bisping. Though St-Pierre previously stated that he’s contractually obligated to fight interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker next, former champion Luke Rockhold doesn’t buy that. In his opinion, St-Pierre is likely to hold up...

Nov 8, 2017 1:29 pm

Jessica Andrade Wants to KO Rose Namajunas then Rematch Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Fans and media weren’t the only ones shocked and celebrating Rose Namajunas putting on her incredible, belt-stealing performance against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217. Former title challenger Jessica Andrade compared her division’s reaction to a World Cup win. In a recent interview, she broke down how Namajunas did the unthinkable and wasted no time at all calling...

Nov 8, 2017 12:09 pm

Cosplay Queen Angela Hill Auditioned for Marvel’s Black Panther

While taking out four fighters in a row and winning the strawweight tritle, Angela Hill’s time in Invicta FC was like a greatest hits of video game and pop culture references. Each weigh-in, she turned up like it was Comic Con and it was awesome. After clawing her way back to the UFC, she picked...

Nov 7, 2017 10:09 am

TJ Dillashaw reveals one of Cody Garbrandt’s weaknesses that he capitalized on

The UFC bantamweight title fight between Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw was an exciting back and forth battle at UFC 217. Round one ended with Garbrandt knocking down Dillashaw and had him wobbly while getting back on his feet. Dillashaw turned things right around in round two and knocked Garbrandt down twice, ending the fight...

Nov 7, 2017 6:21 am

Kenny Florian explains why Georges St-Pierre would easily beat Conor McGregor

Now that Georges St-Pierre owns the UFC middleweight title, many fans are wondering what’s next for him. While UFC President Dana White has assured it’ll be a title-unifying showdown with interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, that’s certainly not the Canadian’s only option. One of the more compelling choices on St-Pierre’s menu is UFC lightweight champion...

Nov 7, 2017 5:58 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk on Rose Namajunas loss: I didn’t tap

Last weekend, in a shocking UFC 217 upset, long-time UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk succumbed to a salvo of first-round punches from unheralded challenger Rose Namajunas. In fact, she even seemed to tap out from her challenger’s unexpected assault. Speaking on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, however, Jedrzejczyk refuted the widespread belief that...

Nov 6, 2017 12:31 pm

Coach Freddie Roach shares his hopes for Georges St-Pierre’s next fight

Last weekend, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made a return to the Octagon after some four years away. While his heyday occurred at welterweight, however, this comeback fight occurred at middleweight, where he battled divisional kingpin Michael Bisping for gold. St-Pierre was in vintage...

Nov 6, 2017 9:33 am

TJ Dillashaw explains why Cody Garbrandt doesn’t deserve an immediate rematch

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of the wickedly stacked UFC 217, arch rivals Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw finally stepped into the cage together for an anticipated bantamweight title fight. Despite a strong opening round from Garbrandt, Dillashaw ultimately sealed the deal in the second, putting his foe down with a blistering salvo,...

Nov 6, 2017 6:23 am

Urijah Faber suggests he’d possibly make comeback for TJ Dillashaw fight

Last December, after a fun win over fellow MMA veteran Brad Pickett, Urijah Faber retired from the sport. Since then, he has repeatedly suggested he’s comfortable in his retirement, and that he has no urge to return. “I absolutely am in tact with my mind and body, and I feel better than ever, having rested...

Nov 3, 2017 8:28 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Chokes Ryan Seacrest on Live with Kelly and Ryan

Sprinting through UFC 217’s last promotional leg, Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been everywhere. There has been three or four press conferences total and countless media duties. Even though we’re a single day away from the fights at Madison Square Garden, the gears are still spinning. The UFC strawweight champion will be on a show with rapper...

Oct 28, 2017 11:17 pm

Tyron Woodley responds to Colby “Cotton Fist” Covington

Colby Covington picked up the biggest victory of his mixed martial arts career yesterday in Sao Paulo, defeating former title challenger Demian Maia via unanimous decision in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 119. The 29-year-old, Covington, turned heads during his post-fight interview with Daniel Cormier after he decided to trash the Brazilian crowd...

Oct 17, 2017 12:22 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima Want These MMA Techniques Legalized

Rory MacDonald has moved on from the UFC and has set his sites on Bellator gold. In January, he’ll take on their welterweight champion Douglas Lima in January. Both fighters sat down and were asked questions ahead of their encounter about a wide variety of subjects. Asking fighters about what they’d do during a zombie...

Oct 17, 2017 8:33 am

Kevin Lee makes his pick for possible Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson fight

On October 7, in the main event of UFC 216, 25-year-old lightweight contender Kevin Lee’s title dreams were put on hold, as he was submitted by Tony Ferguson in an interim lightweight title fight. Ferguson, meanwhile, immediately turned his focus to undisputed UFC lightweight champion and MMA megastar Conor McGregor. As one of the lightweight...

Oct 17, 2017 5:37 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov shares his ideal plans for the lightweight division

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee to win the UFC interim lightweight title. Yet in the opinion of Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is one of Ferguson’s fiercest rivals, Ferguson should now be considered the undisputed champion. It’s for this reason that Nurmagomedov wants to fight Ferguson next...

Oct 16, 2017 9:25 am

Daniel Cormier and Joe Rogan catch criticism for biased commentary, Cormier apologizes

Earlier this month, on the undercard of UFC 216, Cody Stamann and Tom Duquesnoy collided in a clash of bantamweight prospects. Though both fighters possessed identical 15-1 professional records, many felt that the Octagon-side commentary of Daniel Cormier and Joe Rogan leaned a little too far in favor of the highly-hyped Frenchman Duquesnoy. Stamann, who ended...

Oct 10, 2017 11:12 am

Tony Ferguson and Daniel Cormier go off on each other on Twitter

Being a fighter and commentator in the UFC can sometimes put you in an odd position as calling the fights might strain the relationship you have with some of your fellow fighters. This seems to be the case with Daniel Cormier, who commentated the UFC 216 broadcast and apparently Tony Ferguson who fought Kevin Lee...

Oct 6, 2017 7:24 am

Kevin Lee Explains Why Dealing With ‘Weird Dude’ Tony Ferguson is Frustrating

Fighting any opponent is more than just what they can do to you in the Octagon. It always has been. As the sport grew more popular, now it’s more different than ever. Kevin Lee just didn’t have to deal with preparing for Tony Ferguson’s unorthodox techniques, but endure social media trash talk, being around him...

Oct 3, 2017 8:07 am

Joe Rogan announces generous donation to Las Vegas victims fund

On Sunday, the world was rocked by a despicable attack in Las Vegas, which left more than 50 people dead and hundreds injured. Unsurprisingly, this terrible turn of events generated some compassionate responses from the Las Vegas based MMA community, including the UFC, who pledged a whopping $1 million to a fund for the families...

Sep 29, 2017 8:28 am

Mark Hunt Calls Werdum a ‘Coward’ for Picking a Fight With Tony Ferguson

Yesterday during a peaceful media lunch, Tony Ferguson and Fabricio Werdum nearly came to blows. Despite the ridiculous difference — nearly comical — difference in size, Ferguson never backed down from the big man. He even threatened him with an ‘ankle pick,’ which was a great line and a contrast to the foreign obscenities and slurs Werdum threw...

Sep 20, 2017 1:19 pm

Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima trade shots on Twitter

On Wednesday, Bellator announced that former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald will have his first chance to fight for a Bellator title on January 20 at The Forum in California. MacDonald will challenge Bellator MMA welterweight champion Douglas Lima. The two fighters didn’t take long to interact on Twitter following the announcement of their...

Sep 16, 2017 7:30 am

Kevin Lee Trashes ‘B*tch’ McGregor and Gives Props to Tony Ferguson

After multiple failed attempts to make an interim title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee are going to fight for the interim UFC lightweight belt on October 4th. Meanwhile, Conor McGregor gallavants on yachts reaping the spoils from his multi-multi-million dollar fight with Floyd Mayweather. Not bad for a guy who lost...

Sep 16, 2017 6:49 am

Luke Rockhold Eyes a Future Fight With Robert Whittaker

The UFC’s middleweight division has been in a weird, chaotic state ever since Luke Rockhold was knocked out by the hands of Michael Bisping. Some fighters like Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza went on strike, Yoel Romero vowed to not go back his home in Cuba until he got a title shot, and Gegard Mousasi left the...