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Feb 28, 2016 10:55 am

Video: Michael Bisping says he blames Herb Dean for his stitches

Michael Bisping scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career yesterday in London, when he defeated former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva via unanimous decision. However, the victory did not come without controversy. During the final seconds of the third-round Bisping lost his mouth piece and tried to signal referee Herb Dean about it....

Feb 28, 2016 10:17 am

Nick Diaz blasts Michael Bisping with harsh meme

Apparently former UFC title challenger Nick Diaz was not to happy with Michael Bisping’s decision victory over Anderson Silva in London. Nick took his Facebook last night where he shared ‘fight.memes‘ photo blasting “The Count” for what some are calling a ‘controversial’ victory: Nick Diaz 13 hrs ¬∑ fight.memes’s photo https://t.co/oN0BA6ZFtV instagram.com/p/BCUMa9uIqxF/   Ouch! Would you like to...

Feb 25, 2016 3:21 pm

Jon Jones fires back at Chuck Liddell

Chuck Liddell stirred up the UFC light heavyweight division recently when he broke down Jon Jones dominance, as well as how he would have defeated Jones in his prime. The controversial piece from Liddell however, came when he stated that he believed he could still give Jones some trouble in a fight. This prompted Jones...

Feb 21, 2016 8:11 am

Video Interview: Royce Gracie – Discusses the use of Martial arts – Real Scenarios

In the video above, Royce Gracie speaks with Luke Thomas with mmafighting.com about his views on the usage of martial arts, point systems and real situations that may arise to utilize your craft. Gracie fought Ken Shamrock at Bellator 149, defeating him via TKO in the 1st. Some controversy was displayed by Shamrock indicating that...


Feb 20, 2016 8:08 am

Royce Gracie releases statement on alleged low blow against Shamrock

Last night in the main event of Bellator 149 Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock faced off for the third time in their MMA careers. The fight was a controversial one that ended with Gracie ultimately getting the TKO win. Immediately Shamrock began complaining to the referee that Shamrock hit him below the belt, and that...

Feb 20, 2016 6:48 am

Video: Post Fight Press Conference – Bellator 149

Missed the live post-fight presser? Check out what you missed when the fighters last night got their last words in after the event. Check out what co-main event fighter Kimbo Slice and BJJ legend Royce Gracie had to say about his performances’ last night.

Feb 18, 2016 10:03 pm

WATCH! What’s next for Nate Diaz & Carlos Condit?

Carlos Condit is coming off a failed bid at the UFC welterweight championship back at UFC 195. Condit and welterweight champion Robbie Lawler fought to a controversial decision that ultimately saw Lawler pick up the split decision win to retain the UFC welterweight championship. Condit has since revealed that if he doesn’t get another crack...

Feb 16, 2016 9:40 am

Manny Pacquiao apologizes for comparing homosexuals to animals

Famed prizefighter Manny Pacquiao found himself under fire recently after comments he made some controversial statements regarding homosexuality. ‘Pac Man’ stated that animals “are even better (than humans), because they know how to distinguish from male to male or female to female.” The video went viral, and even lead to Floyd Mayweather sticking up for...

Feb 13, 2016 7:46 am

Stephen Thompson politely fires back at Tyron Woodley

Back at UFC 192 Tyron Woodley and former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks were slated to square off to decide who would get a crack at Robbie Lawler’s welterweight championship. Hendricks had a weight-cut mishap and was rushed to the hospital. Woodley was ultimately awarded the title shot by UFC President Dana White. Lawler went...

Feb 12, 2016 1:21 pm

Venator FC President responds to Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller’s recent arrest

The exciting news of Jason “Mayhem” Miller’s return to fighting was overshadowed by his recent arrest that came coincidentally close to the news of his comeback. Frank Merenda, President, and co-founder of Venator FC released a statement to MMA Weekly today regarding “Mayhem” and his arrest, and the plans for his scheduled fight with Luke...

Feb 11, 2016 8:52 am

WATCH! Carlos Condit back training after UFC 195 fight

[ooyala code=”dldTZ1MDE6ABMiYOl_Irw7ueASYdmrap” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Earlier this year at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Carlos Condit and Robbie Lawler went to war for 5 rounds for the welterweight championship. Ultimately Lawler retained the welterweight championship in a controversial decision. While the UFC has yet to announce whether or not Condit will get an...

Feb 9, 2016 8:39 am

Stephen Thompson makes massive jump up UFC welterweight rankings

This past Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Las Vegas’ Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson shocked the world as he ran right through former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Thompson showed that his style of kickboxing works against elite level wrestlers such as Johny Hendricks as he picked up an impressive 1st round TKO win. With the win...

Feb 6, 2016 7:53 am

Johny Hendricks promising finish in fight with Stephen Thompson

In addition to catching criticism for missing weight, Johny Hendricks has also caught criticism for allowing fights to go to a decision. While Hendricks has 8 KO wins in his 20 fight professional career, recently many of Hendricks’ fights have gone to a decision, some of them being controversial ones. Ahead of his ‘UFC Fight...

Feb 5, 2016 2:45 pm

WATCH! Georges St. Pierre hitting mitts – return imminent?

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Feb 5, 2016 11:10 am

Coach explains why Alexander Gustafsson is back at Alliance MMA

Alexander Gustafsson currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon, however in the wake of his controversial split decision loss to Daniel Cormier back at UFC 192, Gustafsson is back training at Alliance MMA in California under Eric Del Fierro. With Anthony Johnson’s recent win over Ryan Bader this past weekend in New Jersey...

Feb 4, 2016 1:01 pm

Chael Sonnen says he is a ‘huge supporter of Donald Trump’

Chael Sonnen has never been one to shy away from his words or his opinion. The retired UFC veteran spoke with FOX Sports on the topic of politics and how he feels Donald Trump has changed the game. “I’m a huge supporter of Trump,” Sonnen told FOX Sports. “When people talk about him, I hear...

Feb 4, 2016 11:44 am

On This Day: Carlos Condit defeats Nick Diaz, becomes interim champion

It was on this day 4 years ago that Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz fought for the UFC interim welterweight champion. The bout was set up after GSP withdrew from his UFC 143 bout with Diaz due to a torn ACL. The UFC ultimately replaced GSP with Condit, and made the bout an interim championship...

Feb 4, 2016 8:15 am

UPDATES! BJ Penn, Alexander Gustafsson, Yoel Romero, and John Dodson

With the UFC’s packed schedule it’s easy to get left behind in the ever changing world of MMA news. Ariel Helwani joined ‘UFC Tonight’ to give updates on just what’s going on with several top-ranked fighters. In the video above you can get updates on the following situations: First up is our namesake BJ Penn,...

Feb 2, 2016 2:06 pm

MUST SEE! Crazed preacher asks God to strike down Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is an extremely controversial and polarizing figure in the MMA world. With that being said McGregor has been the subject of some criticism lately for two comments he made. The first being that he could kick Jesus’ ass inside the Octagon, and the second being that he is cool with “all the Gods”...

Feb 2, 2016 9:18 am

WATCH! TJ Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz ‘Behind the Scenes – Part 2’

Earlier this month Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon for just his second fight in 4 years. Cruz fought bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw to a split decision that ultimately saw Cruz reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship which he never actually lost. While the decision was very close and was a controversial one in the eyes...

Feb 2, 2016 8:25 am

Tim Kennedy getting deployed, wants fight with Anderson Silva after

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial 3rd round TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 back in 2014, however at the end of last year Kennedy announced that he would be returning to the Octagon, and gunning for PED users and TRT abusers. While Kennedy was initially lobbying for a fight with Vitor...

Feb 2, 2016 8:17 am

Dana White discusses Benson Henderson signing with Bellator MMA

Monday afternoon Bellator MMA announced arguably their biggest signing in promotional history. Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson shocked MMA fans as it was revealed that he will be leaving the UFC and had signed with Bellator MMA. Henderson was riding a 2-fight win streak in the UFC that saw him submit Brandon Thatch and...

Jan 26, 2016 8:14 am

Dillashaw: Why does Faber deserve a title shot?

Earlier this month in Boston Dominick Cruz reclaimed his UFC bantamweight championship in just his 2nd fight in 4 years. Despite the lengthy layoff, Cruz put on a spectacular performance that saw him pick up a split decision win over TJ Dillashaw. Many believed that the decision was a controversial one, and that Dillashaw should...

Jan 20, 2016 9:59 am

PHOTO | The return of Matt Mitrione’s eye

Matt Mitrione’s eye looks to be healing and looking much better than it did immediately after the fight with Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston on Sunday. Mitrione posted a photo update after the fight and another at the doctor getting his swollen eye drained. Mitrione found out through doctors that he...

Jan 19, 2016 12:14 pm

Matt Mitrione gives new update on his broken orbital floor eye injury

It was a gruesome injury that Matt Mitrione suffered in his controversial fight against Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81. Upon getting it checked by a doctor, Mitrione revealed that he suffered a broken orbital floor as well as a shoulder injury at the hands of Browne in a TKO stoppage, but not before...

Jan 19, 2016 8:32 am

WATCH! UFC 195 highlights in SUPER slow motion

While UFC 195 happened several weeks ago, these super slow motion highlights will remind you just how great of a card it was! In the main event, Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit fought for 5 rounds to a split decision that saw Lawler retain the UFC welterweight championship in what many consider a controversial decision....

Jan 15, 2016 5:42 pm

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down Pettis vs. Alvarez

Sunday night in Boston, Anthony Pettis will look to bounce back from losing his UFC lightweight title to Rafael dos Anjos, as he faces off against Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez is coming off a controversial split-decision win over Gilbert Melendez back at UFC 188, the win was Alvarez’s first under the UFC banner, and with a...