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Jul 15, 2016 1:30 pm

Photo | Ronda Rousey does not appear to be in ‘fight shape’

It has been eight months since we last seen former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in the Octagon. Rousey recently made an appearance at an event in Chicago and from the looks of the photo, it doesn’t look like Rousey has any plans of fighting anytime soon. Although the former champion has expressed interest...

Jul 15, 2016 10:03 am

Michael Bisping explains why he wants to fight Dan Henderson

Immediately following UFC 200 on Saturday night, UFC President Dana White appeared on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show, where he announced that Michael Bisping’s first title defense will likely be against Dan Henderson in Manchester, England. The MMA community was split in two over the bout, with some excited to see if Bisping could...

Jul 15, 2016 9:53 am

Scott Coker: Bellator valuation goes up with UFC sale

In the wake of UFC 200, it was announced that the Fertitta brothers had sold the UFC for $4 billion to WME-IMG. With the sale, it was announced that UFC President Dana White would be staying on board, and even taking on a bigger role within the promotion. While the general consensus is that the...

Jul 15, 2016 8:46 am

Herb Dean criticized for late stoppage at ‘UFC FN: Sioux Falls’

Earlier this week, the UFC hit Sioux Falls, South Dakota for ‘UFC Fight Night: 91’. The event was an action packed one, with only one fight on the main card going to a decision. To kick off the main card on Fox Sports 1, Hawaii’s own Louis Smolka defeated Ben Nguyen via 2nd round TKO....

Jul 14, 2016 10:25 pm

Freddie Roach: Michael Bisping declined fight with Georges St-Pierre

After Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 to claim the UFC middleweight championship, it was revealed that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had reached out to Bisping’s camp for a fight. Bisping stated that if St-Pierre, who hasn’t fought since 2014, wanted a title shot, all he...

Jul 14, 2016 6:55 pm

Ronda Rousey: “People either hate my guts or they really, really like me”

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is undoubtably one of the most polarizing figures in MMA. While many love the former champion for her ‘No BS’ attitude, others criticize her for often coming across as unnecessarily arrogant. In a recent Reebok ad for their ‘#PerfectNever’ campaign, Rousey explains why she is completely okay with...

Jul 14, 2016 9:27 am

Chris Weidman rips UFC after news of Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson II

This past weekend, during the post-fight show for the UFC’s historic UFC 200 event, UFC President Dana White announced that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would be defending his belt against Dan Henderson first. While Henderson is ranked #13 on the UFC’s middleweight rankings, he holds a highlight reel knockout win over Bisping. As a...

Jul 13, 2016 8:43 pm

Jacare Souza calls Michael Bisping out in a hilarious way

UFC #3 ranked middleweight Jacare Souza was passed up for a shot at the UFC middleweight title, just when he thought he had it in his grips. Dana White announced after the UFC 200 event that Michael Bisping would defend his title for the first time against Dan Henderson at a date to be determined....

Jul 13, 2016 12:37 pm

Ronda Rousey to get immediate title shot upon return to the Octagon

The UFC women’s bantamweight title has been playing hot potato ever since the dominant women’s champion, Ronda Rousey was knocked from the top by Holly Holm’s head kick at UFC 193. In Holm’s first defense, she was submitted by Miesha Tate in the fifth round at UFC 196. Tate also failed to defend the title...

Jul 12, 2016 9:43 am

UFC founder Rorion Gracie on UFC sale: ‘I may have done the same thing’

In the wake of the biggest event in the history of the UFC this past weekend at UFC 200, it was announced that the UFC had been sold to WME-IMG for $4 billion. Understandably so, the MMA community went wild reacting to the news of the promotions sale. In the wake of the news, UFC...

Jul 12, 2016 8:24 am

Robbie Lawler explains how UFC sale will affect him

With the UFC’s sale becoming official earlier this week, many are wondering how the fighters will be impacted by the change in ownership. While this is certainly a transition period, UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, who fights Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 on July 30th, doesn’t foresee the change in ownership having any sort of...

Jul 11, 2016 10:37 am

MMA community reacts to the sale of the UFC

A new chapter in the book of sports started on Monday when the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale and the MMA community reacted in different ways. Here is...

Jul 11, 2016 10:13 am

Zuffa emails fighters to address the sale of the UFC

On Monday, the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale, which UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon posted on twitter. The full statement from the UFC to the fighters read: Dear Athletes,...

Jul 11, 2016 9:52 am

Official statement released on the sale of the UFC to WME | IMG

On Monday, the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Full statement from the UFC: BEVERLY HILLS, CA (July 11, 2016) – WME | IMG today announced the acquisition of UFC, the world’s premier professional mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. A global leader...

Jul 11, 2016 1:10 am

Conor McGregor’s short statement on the sale of the UFC

Late Sunday, the big news of the sale of the UFC was released. UFC President Dana White acknowledged the sale to ESPN and said, “Sport is going to the next level.” UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor who recently commented on the sale of the UFC at the UFC 202 press conference reacted to the news...

Jul 9, 2016 11:23 pm

UFC 200 Bonus Report

UFC 200 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 200 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 200’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Amanda Nunes for her...

Jul 8, 2016 9:05 am

Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier statistical breakdown

Thursday night UFC President Dana White announced that Anderson Silva would be stepping in on just two days notice to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Silva, who is stepping in for Jones Jones following a potential USADA anti-doping violation, opened up at a major underdog. Ahead of the fight, take a look at the...

Jul 8, 2016 8:32 am

Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier opening betting odds

Thursday evening, UFC President Dana White announced that Anderson Silva would be stepping in on short notice to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Silva is stepping in for Jon Jones, who was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation. The fight, which will take place on the main card, will not...

Jul 7, 2016 3:11 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz & Conor McGregor have first UFC 202 staredown

They face off!! @NateDiaz209 and @TheNotoriousMMA at #UFC202 presser! https://t.co/cC00bc4twW — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) July 7, 2016 Thursday afternoon, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz attended the UFC 202 press conference in Las Vegas during the UFC 200 fight week. The presser was a rough one, with neither fighter on stage being able to hear questions...

Jul 7, 2016 10:23 am

Jon Jones contemplates potential 2-year suspension

Wednesday night, UFC President Dana White held a press conference in Las Vegas to address Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 over a potential USADA anti-doping violation. During the course of the press conference, White pointed out that Jones could be facing a 2-year suspension if it is determined that he did indeed take...

Jul 7, 2016 9:05 am

Jon Jones apologizes to Daniel Cormier

By now the MMA world is aware that UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 Wednesday evening after he was notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Wednesday night, UFC President Dana White and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier appeared at a press conference, however Jones and his team...

Jun 30, 2016 8:27 pm

Jon Jones: I’m not a bad guy, I’ve done some bad things

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has had his fair share of legal issues. Unfortunately for Jones, his issues ultimately saw him stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship. Ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White stated that Jones has embraced the role of the ‘bad guy’ in...

Jun 29, 2016 1:06 pm

VIDEO | Jimmy Kimmel starts petition to ban punching and kicking in the UFC

Jimmy Kimmel always has an interesting way of stirring up some mischief for your viewing pleasure in the most classic ways. Ahead of the UFC’s monumental UFC 200 event in July, Kimmel sent out his crew to UFC 199, which took place in California to bring more TLC to the UFC. From the video description:...

Jun 29, 2016 8:39 am

VIDEO | Hank Hill promotes UFC 200 in Adult Swim cartoon

With the final countdown for UFC 200 currently underway, UFC President Dana White has finally achieved his goal of getting Hank Hill to promote UFC 200 on Adult Swim. White, who is a diehard King of the Hill fan, spoke to AdWeek about how the promo came to fruition: “The way the pay-per-view market works...

Jun 27, 2016 12:28 pm

Tyron Woodley says Robbie Lawler wanted to fight him instead of rematching Carlos Condit

While many fighters in the welterweight division are questioning the UFC’s call to give Tyron Woodley a title shot against Robbie Lawler, Woodley is more than ready to seize the opportunity to become a UFC champion. Woodley spoke with FloCombat recently on fighting his ATT teammate for the UFC welterweight championship title. “All I’m seeing...

Jun 27, 2016 10:26 am

MMA community reacts to the shocking death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo

Another shocking death has hit the MMA community. UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo was involved in a hit-and-run incident in Edmonton, Canada early Sunday morning and died later that day due to injuries sustained from the incident. Back in May, Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons was also killed in a hit-and-run incident. The MMA community reacted...

Jun 26, 2016 1:32 pm

Mickey Gall plans on doing terrible things to CM Punk at UFC 203

Mickey Gall and Phil Brooks (CM Punk) will finally square off at September’s UFC 203 event in Cleveland, Ohio. Gall, who was discovered on Dana White’s “Looking for a Fight” reality show, is planning on making an example out of the former wrestling superstar as he told FOXSports in a recent interview: “I think I’ll finish...