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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 22, 2016 8:48 am

Edgar wants to take both titles from McGregor back-to-back

While Conor McGregor is the UFC featherweight champion right now, he will have the opportunity to join BJ Penn and Randy Couture as the only men to hold belts in two weight divisions at UFC 197 when he faces Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight championship. So far there has bene no word yet...

Jan 22, 2016 8:21 am

Fight Night Newark Free Fight: Anthony Johnson KO’s Yoshiyuki Yoshida

Ahead of Anthony Johnson’s pivotal light heavyweight scrap with Ryan Bader next Saturday at UFC on FOX 18 in Newark New Jersey, take a look at Johnson winning just his 5th UFC fight back in 2009. The fight took place at catchweight because Johnson missed weight, marking the second time he missed weight while he...

Jan 21, 2016 10:57 pm

Tony Ferguson vs. Michael Johnson set for pivotal lightweight clash

UFC 197 has picked up another highly anticipated lightweight matchup in addition to the lightweight main event showdown between Rafael dos Anjos vs. Conor McGregor. The UFC announced Thursday evening that Tony Ferguson and Michael Johnson would square off at the event in what will likely be a pivotal lightweight showdown. Ferguson sits at #5...


Jan 20, 2016 10:37 am

Kenny Florian surprisingly has this to say about Dominick Cruz’s post-fight insult

“Kenny Florian, stop copying and pasting man.” Those were the words from Dominick Cruz in his post-fight interview in the Octagon after taking the UFC bantamweight belt from T.J. Dillashaw. The verbal jab from Cruz was regarding Kenny Florian’s recent case of plagiarism on a fight breakdown he did on the FOX Sports website, which...

Jan 19, 2016 8:05 am

Cruz responds to potential Mighty Mouse superfight

Following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ win over TJ Dillashaw, a lot of doors opened for newly crowned bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Cruz could have a rematch with former champion TJ Dillashaw, accept Urijah Faber’s callout, or even accept a superfight with flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson, whose coach called Cruz out on Facebook. Cruz responded...

Jan 18, 2016 2:13 pm

Dominick Cruz explains why he roasted Kenny Florian in Octagon interview

Dominick Cruz didn’t let the punches stop after his five-round fight with T.J. Dillashaw on Sunday. Cruz reclaimed the UFC bantamweight champion title with a split decision win over Dillashaw and threw a stiff jab at fellow UFC analyst Kenny Florian in his interview in the Octagon after being awarded the victory. “Kenny Florian, stop...

Jan 18, 2016 12:26 pm

NEW – Training Video: Conor McGregor preparing for Rafael dos Anjos

Featherweight champion of the world Conor McGregor working with ‘pads and pressure’ in this training video.    UFC 197 will be held at Las Vegas NV March 5th in the MGM Grand Arena. Rafael dos Anjos had a dominating performance against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone,  ending the bout in 66 seconds via TKO last month on...

Jan 15, 2016 6:12 pm

Faber sending TAM teammate to coach Dillashaw against Cruz

While Urijah Faber and TJ Dillashaw certainly aren’t on the best of terms following Dillashaw’s departure from Team Alpha Male, it’s extremely surprising that Faber is sending someone from Team Alpha Male to assist Dillashaw’s cornermen. Justin Buchholz will be in Dillashaw’s corner along with Duane Ludwig and several coaches from the Elevation Fight Team....

Jan 14, 2016 11:28 am

Rafael dos Anjos discloses the amount of his ‘significant’ fine from Reebok

More news surrounding Reebok’s partnership with the UFC is buzzing after the UFC on FOX 17 event. Fighters who were fined from Reebok from the event include Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Nate Diaz and lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. “Cowboy” has challenged Reebok to donate his large fine to a military charity, while Diaz has tweeted...

Jan 13, 2016 8:55 pm

Nik Lentz responds to BJ Penn’s callout

It was revealed via social media recently that our namesake BJ Penn will be training at the Jackson-Winkeljohn academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. The move was in anticipation of a potential fight with fellow UFC featherweight Nik Lentz, however in an open letter to MMAFighting, Lentz has laid out his terms and conditions for a...

Jan 13, 2016 8:37 am

Jon Jones: Brother – NFL New England Patriots star {overdosed}

Brother of UFC star Jon “Bones” Jones was taken into Norwood hospital Sunday morning for a medical emergency. It wan’t until today have more sources come forward indicating that the emergency turned out to be an apparent drug overdose. The Boston Herald received a copy of the dispatch records: Jones arrived at the police station...

Jan 12, 2016 8:20 am

Stipe Miocic makes case for title shot, shuts down Overeem’s case

At UFC 195 earlier this month, Stipe Miocic fought Andrei Arlovski in a fight that many believed was a heavyweight #1 contender fight. Miocic went out and KO’d Arlovski in under a minute, and then proceeded to scream at UFC President Dana White to give him a title shot. In addition, Miocic continued to make...

Jan 12, 2016 8:01 am

Rafael Dos Anjos picks up ‘significant’ fine for violating Reebok dress code

We received word earlier this month that three fighters had been fined by the UFC for violating their ‘athlete outfitting policy’. While no names were given by the UFC, Donald Cerrone revealed via Twitter that he had in fact been fined for continuing his tradition of sewing a patch on his fight shorts. In addition,...

Jan 11, 2016 9:20 am

PHOTO | Suspicious-looking Sage Northcutt getting testing by USADA

If there is any reason why rising UFC lightweight star Sage Northcutt has been getting randomly drug tested by USADA in a high frequency, it could be that he simply looks like he is could be on performance enhancing drugs. Just look at him in this photo he posted to his Instagram account that he...

Jan 8, 2016 11:08 am

Teenage Nate Diaz beats down grown man in bare-knuckle fight

Check out this classic video from the past of a young Nate Diaz still in his teens fighting a grown man. The video description says this was Nate’s first fight back in 2002 against Robert Limon. See how the young Diaz makes quick work of Limon. Nate Diaz is coming off an exciting return to...

Jan 7, 2016 8:08 pm

Bader next in line for title shot with win over Johnson

While Ryan Bader has been knocking on the door of a light heavyweight title shot with his 5 fight win streak that most recently saw him handily defeat Rashad Evans via unanimous decision at UFC 192 in October, he hadn’t been promised a title shot. Ahead of Bader’s UFC on FOX 18 fight against Anthony...

Jan 7, 2016 3:31 pm

Rockhold teases Weidman rematch: “He’s been harassing Dana”

Luke Rockhold has yet to figure out who he will be facing in his first middleweight title defense. While Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza at UFC 194 to become the #1 contender at middleweight, many want to see Chris Weidman given an immediate rematch given his dominance as a champion. Rockhold spoke to Fox Sports...

Jan 7, 2016 10:51 am

WATCH! Lawler vs. Condit was great…but at what cost?

UFC 195’s main event war between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit was in fact one for the ages. While the majority of the fight was back and forth, the last 90 seconds of the fight will go down as arguably the greatest minute and a half inside of the Octagon. The judges scored the bout...

Jan 7, 2016 10:42 am

WATCH! Cowboy discusses welterweight move, ‘Why not 185 too?’

Donald Cerrone is currently coming off a loss to Rafael Dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title last month at UFC on FOX 17. While he initially wasn’t sure how soon the UFC would call him for a fight after being on the wrong end of a one-sided beating, then it has since been announced...

Jan 7, 2016 8:23 am

3 fighters fined for uniform infractions

The Reebok era is officially here! According to UFC Senior VP of Global Consumer Products, Tracey Bleczinski, 3 fighters have been fined for uniform infractions, and another 12 have been warned about violating the Athlete Outfitting Policy. Bleczinski spoke to MMAJunkie: “We have had over 99 percent compliance with the Athlete Outfitting Policy,” Bleczinski told...

Jan 6, 2016 12:20 am

MEME of the week! Former champion blasts hilarious tweet in honor of Carlos Condit

It was a controversial decision that had a lot of people arguing over who won the fight between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit at UFC 195 over the weekend. The split decision was ultimately given to the defending champion Robbie Lawler by the judges. However, Former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner did not agree with...

Jan 1, 2016 11:49 am

ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui: ‘All our athletes will move up a weight class’

With ONE Championship’s new weigh-in system set to take place in 2016, the weight class the fighters have been competing in will be taking a big change. Victor Cui, CEO of the promotion recently appeared on Fox Sports Asia to address the changes that could have a dramatic effect on the landscape of MMA. From...

Jan 1, 2016 8:55 am

Brian Stann breaks down keys to victory for Lawler & Condit

Tomorrow night UFC 195 goes down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In the main event Robbie Lawler will look to defend his UFC welterweight championship once again as he faces former interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit. Ahead of the highly anticipated scrap, Fox Sports commentator, and former UFC fighter, Brian...

Dec 30, 2015 1:53 pm

WATCH! Rafael Dos Anjos back training after Cowboy fight

Rafael Dos Anjos is fresh off of his UFC on FOX 17 win over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, where he defended his UFC lightweight title for the first time. Since then there has been much speculation as to whether or not Dos Anjos would fight Conor McGregor next in McGregor’s first lightweight bout. A report has...