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Apr 11, 2016 12:27 pm

Holly Holm explains her case for immediate rematch with Miesha Tate

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm was not happy when she heard news that current champion Miesha Tate would be fighting Amanda Nunes next at UFC 200. Holm spoke with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of the MMA Hour and talked about the women’s bantamweight title picture. “I know I was asking for it,”...

Apr 11, 2016 11:30 am

VIDEO | See the overwhelming power of Darrell Horcher, short-notice opponent for Khabib Nurmagomedov

12-1 #1 lightweight regionally for a reason. #callmedana #amtrakked @danawhite @BryanHamper @BrianButler_Au pic.twitter.com/1pe29VpomD — Darrell Horcher (@HorcherMMA) April 4, 2016 The UFC surprised a lot of people when they announced Khabib Nurmagomedov’s short-notice opponent for UFC on FOX 19 after Nurmagomedov’s originally scheduled opponent Tony Ferguson had to withdraw due to injury. 12-1 reigning CFCC...

Apr 9, 2016 11:29 am

Dominick Cruz’s interesting take on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been making his rounds with the media to promote his trilogy fight with Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199. While the majority of the media appearances have lead to heated verbal exchanges with Faber, Cruz was asked about Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch at...

Apr 9, 2016 9:03 am

Jon Jones defends Ovince Saint Preux from doubters

Since Daniel Cormier was forced out of his scheduled UFC 197 title defense, some have criticized the UFC for booking an interim light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197. Despite Saint Preux’s impressive 7-2 record that has seen him stop 5 opponents in 5...


Apr 8, 2016 9:41 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to news of replacement opponent

Thursday afternoon, news broke that Khabib Nurmagomedov will now fight UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher at 160 pounds at UFC on FOX 19 later this month after Tony Ferguson was forced to withdraw from the bout. The announcement came as a bit of a surprise to many given the fact that Nurmagomedov is a top ranked...

Apr 8, 2016 8:20 am

Georges St. Pierre hosting new TV show about his true passion

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre hasn’t fought in the Octagon since his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks in 2013. Recently however, there has been much talk of a potential GSP return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where many fight fans would like to see him fight Robbie Lawler. Back in...

Apr 6, 2016 7:22 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone go at it on Twitter

After Tony Ferguson withdrew from his UFC on FOX 19 headlining scrap with Khabib Nurmagomedov, there was much speculation as to who, if anyone, would step in on short notice to fight ‘The Eagle’. Unsurprisingly, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone was quick to step up and offer to fight Nurmagomedov, however shortly after the UFC booked the...

Apr 6, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones gets more credit than he deserves

It’s no secret that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been trading barbs on social media for quite some time now dating back to before their first meeting inside the Octagon at the beginning of 2015. While things have gotten not only heated, but also personal, between the two on social media, UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 6, 2016 8:19 am

Rafael dos Anjos offers to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov

Late Tuesday evening, news broke that Tony Ferguson was injured and would no longer be able to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC on FOX 19 on April 16th in Tampa Florida. While it didn’t take long for fan favorite fighter Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone to offer to fill-in on short notice to fight Khabib, UFC lightweight...

Apr 5, 2016 5:03 pm

Donald Cerrone campaigning to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov

Earlier today news broke that Tony Ferguson had been forced out of his main event fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC on FOX on April 16th. Of course, there was concern that the UFC wouldn’t be able to find someone willing to step in on such short notice to fight Nurmagomedov, however the one and...

Apr 4, 2016 1:31 am

VIDEO | Sage Northcutt back at Tristar and looking mighty strong

My 1st day back training! Tristar Gym Canada @labradanutrition A video posted by Sage Northcutt (@supersagenorthcutt) on Apr 3, 2016 at 10:31am PDT Rising UFC star Sage Northcutt (7-1 MMA) is looking to get back to his winning ways and is back training at the Tristar Gym in Canada. Northcutt posted this video showing his...

Apr 3, 2016 2:29 pm

Jedrzejczyk plans to give Gadelha an “IV, steroids, USADA book” as a pre-fight gift

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been busy training for her upcoming rematch with top contender Claudia Gadelha. The bitter rivals, Jedrzejczyk and Gadelha, just recently completed the filming of The Ultimate Fighter Season 23, where they served as opposing coaches. Joanna spoke to The MMA Hour about her experience filming “TUF” and what...

Apr 1, 2016 12:46 pm

Jose Aldo thinks Nate Diaz will shame Conor McGregor even more in the rematch

Nate Diaz stunned the world but didn’t surprise himself when he beat Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a rematch that Diaz says was a gift to McGregor from the UFC. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke with FOX Sports on the rematch that is...

Mar 30, 2016 7:58 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk believes Claudia Gadelha was on PED’s in their first fight

Undefeated UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (11-0 MMA) will return to the octagon this July when she rematches bitter rival Claudia Gadelha (13-1 MMA) in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale. The pair initially met in December of 2014, with Joanna earning a razor close split-decision victory over the Brazilian standout....

Mar 29, 2016 2:24 pm

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ arrest

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is in trouble with the law once again. However, Jones is claiming this incident is the result of a lying Albuquerque police officer. On Monday, it was revealed in a police officer body cam video that the former champ was given five traffic citations from an Albuquerque police...

Mar 26, 2016 9:15 pm

Nate Diaz questions the legitimacy of Conor McGregor’s trash talk

While Conor McGregor has earned the reputation as an expert at mental warfare, Nate Diaz believed that quite a bit of McGregor’s insults prior to their UFC 196 welterweight scrap were scripted. McGregor repeatedly called out Diaz for ‘teaching Sunday morning kid’s Jiu-Jitsu’ and ‘going on bike rides with the elderly’. Diaz spoke on Fox...

Mar 25, 2016 9:42 pm

Demetrious Johnson explains why he won’t move up to bantamweight

Demetrious Johnson has remained the only flyweight champion in the history of the UFC, and while there has been talk of ‘Mighty Mouse’ potentially moving up to bantamweight for a rematch with champion Dominick Cruz, a permanent move to 135 isn’t something Johnson is interested in. The flyweight kingpin spoke to Fox Sports: “Big fights...

Mar 25, 2016 9:29 pm

Frank Mir reflects on fight with Mark Hunt

This past weekend in Brisbane, Mark Hunt picked up yet another incredible walk-off KO win as he knocked out Frank Mir in the very first round of their main event scrap. While Mir has fought many of the greatest heavyweights in MMA history, he says that Mark Hunt hit him harder that anyone else he...

Mar 24, 2016 11:01 pm

Has life changed for Nate Diaz since tossing Conor McGregor from the throne?

A lot of great things have come to Nate Diaz after he was able to submit the UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Diaz earned the highest payday of his career from the fight with “The Notorious” and has gained media recognition from the masses. However, Diaz says for him personally, not much...

Mar 24, 2016 8:42 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz discussing Conor McGregor rematch in leaked video

Nate talking between commercials, saying he's trying to get the fight at 155 so Conor has no excuses this time. pic.twitter.com/ICdUMLLNrs — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) March 23, 2016 During a recent appearance on Fox Sports 1, Nate Diaz spoke with Kenny Florian and Michael Bisping about his UFC 196 win over Conor McGregor, as well as...

Mar 24, 2016 8:08 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz answers fan questions

Earlier this month Nate Diaz shocked the world as he stepped in on short notice to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196. After McGregor gassed at the end of the first round, Diaz went out and rocked and submitted McGregor in the second round. While there have been reports that the...

Mar 23, 2016 12:14 pm

Rashad Evans explains why he is picking Daniel Cormier to beat Jon Jones

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans says he is picking the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier to avenge his only professional MMA loss when he rematches the former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197 on April 23rd. “I am going to go on record and I’m going to go with the upset...

Mar 23, 2016 9:22 am

Brian Stann: Jon Jones has made heavyweights look really bad in training

It’s no secret that pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones is a natural athlete. In addition to Jones’ dominance in the UFC, both of his brothers Arthur & Chandler both play in the NFL. While Jones never actually lost the UFC light heavyweight championship, ahead of Jones’ UFC 197 rematch with Daniel Cormier, FOX Sports...

Mar 23, 2016 8:22 am

Luke Rockhold considering rematch with Michael Bisping

Going into Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping’s fight at UFC Sydney back in November of 2014, the pair engaged in some pretty serious trash talk. Now, with Rockhold holding the UFC middleweight championship, and Michael Bisping fresh off a win over Anderson Silva, Rockhold may be open to a rematch with Bisping if he defeats...

Mar 23, 2016 8:10 am

EA Sports Apologizes to Khabib Nurmagomedov for post-fight celebration

Earlier this week top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov took to Twitter to inform EA Sports that they got his post-fight celebration wrong in EA Sports UFC 2, and that the company needed to change his celebration as a sign of respect to himself and his fans. Nurmagomedov posted a photo on Instagram showing a...