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Nov 24, 2015 6:11 pm

UFC FN 78 medical suspensions: 9 fighters face 6-month lay-offs

This past Saturday the UFC headed to Monterrey Mexico for UFC Fight Night 78. In the main event, Neil Magny fought Kelvin Gastelum on short notice. While the judges decision was a controversial one in the eyes of many, Magny was given the nod. MixedMartialArts.com has the full medical suspensions list: Neil Magny: suspended 180...

Nov 23, 2015 7:51 pm

Have What It Takes to be “TUF” Enough In The UFC?

The UFC announced Season 23 of “The Ultimate Fighter” TUF today. TUF originally broadcasted on Spike TV from 2005-2011, then FX from 2012-2013, and now viewing on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. Memorable episodes from Season 5 included Hall of Famer BJ Penn as coach for Team Penn, with future UFC veterans Gray Maynard,...

Nov 12, 2015 7:51 pm

Cormier and Florian push for Henderson to retire

Dan Henderson is fresh off a TKO loss to Vitor Belfort this past Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ and while the loss was a controversial one, at 45 years old many believe it is time for Hendo to retire. Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier discussed the situation on UFC Tonight. Florian pointed to...

Nov 10, 2015 10:14 am

Tyson Fury goes on bizarre homophobic, end of the world outburst

Undefeated heavyweight boxing contender Tyson Fury may be well known to the MMA community with his bold claim against former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and rumblings of signing with Bellator. Fury, who is set to fight Wladimir Klitschko for WBO, IBF, and WBA titles is also known for his controversial character. Fury spoke with the...

Nov 9, 2015 11:30 am

WATCH! This speech Timothy Bradley gets in between rounds will give you chills

Timothy Bradley took the boxing world by storm in 2012 when he became the first man in seven years to send the unstoppable Manny Pacquiao walking out of the ring with his head down in defeat by way of unanimous decision. “Pac-Man” was viewed as the most dominant fighter in the world at the time...

Nov 3, 2015 9:09 am

Tim Kennedy returning to MMA, gunning for PED & TRT users

There has been much speculation as to whether or not top ranked UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy would ever return to the UFC. Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 in September of 2014. Kennedy allegedly was sticking his fingers in Romero’s gloves at the end of the 2nd...

Nov 2, 2015 12:04 pm

Tim Kennedy discusses ‘Hunting Hitler’ and his future in MMA

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought in the UFC since losing to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 via controversial TKO. Since then Kennedy has been extremely outspoken in regards to the UFC’s uniform deal with Reebok, and has stated several times that he won’t return to fighting unless the opportunity is right. In addition Kennedy has found...

Oct 31, 2015 7:53 pm

Belfort: “I’m still in TRT”

Last year when TRT was banned by the NSAC there was much speculation as to how fighters who were using the treatment would fair against their opponents without the controversial therapy. Vitor Belfort, widely believed to be the poster child for TRT, took the brunt of criticism from anti-TRT folks who noted his smaller size...

Oct 30, 2015 8:07 am

Palhares reacts to “unfair decision” handed down by NSAC

Yesterday former WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares appeared in front of the NSAC for unsportsmanlike conduct after once again holding a submission after his opponent tapped. The incident occurred at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura submission after Jake Shields tapped out. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened, and it appeared Palhares was still refusing to relinquish...

Oct 29, 2015 4:10 pm

Palhares suspended 2 years for unsportsmanlike conduct

Rousimar Palhares has received quite a bit of criticism for holding submissions late and injuring his opponents. The most recent instance came at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura lock after his opponent Jake Shields had tapped. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened and Palhares eventually let the submission go. After the fight Palhares was stripped...

Oct 29, 2015 3:51 pm

Conor McGregor: I just want to fight!

Earlier today Conor McGregor made headlines when he posted a controversial Facebook status that ended with “F*** you and the Queen.” McGregor then made a follow up post on Facebook in which he explained that he just wants to fight! Fuck politics and fuck religion. I just want to swing a few lefts and a...

Oct 29, 2015 1:13 pm

Tim Kennedy: Don’t buy my Fight Kit, I make pennies

On the most recent episode of the popular MMA podcast ‘The Brutally Honest Show,’ the guys spent some time speaking with American hero Tim kennedy To kick off Kennedy’s appearance on the show, he discussed his role in the upcoming zombie movie, ‘Range 15’ which also features several other high-profile MMA fighters. “I can’t give...

Oct 27, 2015 10:00 am

Tim Kennedy: I could beat ‘slower, weaker’ Dan Henderson

When Tim Kennedy called out Dan Henderson this year for a fight at UFC’s ‘Fight For The Troops’ event, Henderson insisted that fans wouldn’t be interested in seeing the pair fight because of stylistic differences. Henderson stated that he would rather fight Vitor Belfort in a rubber match, which was then booked and slated for...

Oct 27, 2015 6:54 am

WATCH! Miguel Cotto’s best hits (Highlights)

Get ready for Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez on November 21st with this Miguel Cotto highlight video! Cotto is 44-4 in his professional boxing career, and is currently riding a 3-fight win streak into his upcoming fight against Canelo Alvarez. Alvarez on the other hand is 45-1 in his professional boxing career, with his only...

Oct 26, 2015 6:26 pm

FREE FIGHT! Mark Hunt vs. Cheick Kongo (Full)

Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will be looking to recreate their fight of the year candidate from December 2013 when they clash once again at “UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm”. Their last meeting ended in controversial fashion when it ended in a majority draw and it was later tainted by Silva’s failed drug test....

Oct 21, 2015 8:38 pm

Tim Kennedy rips Reebok for ‘not knowing how to do business’

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 over a year ago. Since then Kennedy has been vocal about his disproval of the UFC’s Reebok deal, and it seems nothing has changed. Kennedy spoke on the Three Amigos Podcast to discuss what it would take for him to...

Oct 20, 2015 12:48 pm

New Jersey commission to experiment with putting judges in soundproof booths

MMA has had a long history with controversial judge’s decisions and the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board will be testing out a new system in an attempt to reduce judging errors. Three MMA judges will be put in “soundproof isolated rooms” in addition to three cageside judges at the Cage Fury Fighting Championship 52...

Oct 19, 2015 9:49 am

Wanderlei Silva: ‘I never tested positive but they want to ban me from MMA’

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has been receiving criticism from all angles ever since they decided to suspend Nick Diaz for five years as a result of a failed drug test for marijuana. Everybody from Ronda Rousey to musical and fashion icon Cher spoke out in support of Diaz, and now Wanderlei Silva is giving...

Oct 18, 2015 1:16 am

WSOF’s Colton Smith mocks his opponent moments before getting the win

Colton Smith and Washington Nunes Da Silva clashed on Saturday evening in the World Series of Fighting decagon at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami. The fight aired on the preliminary card, but it still managed to turn some heads after several controversial moments were scattered throughout their fifteen minute fight. Neither men could get the...