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Dec 28, 2016 12:53 pm

Family First: Nick Diaz turned down a fight with Conor McGregor

In March of this year, Nate Diaz shocked the world by submitting then featherweight champion Conor McGregor in the second round of a last-minute welterweight fight. Given McGregor’s previous dominance, and his status as MMA’s biggest star, he was given an immediate shot at redemption against Diaz. Though this rematch with Diaz was initially expected...

Dec 28, 2016 8:49 am

Amanda Nunes credits relationship with making her a better fighter

It’s no secret that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been on a tear of the women’s bantamweight division since being signed to the UFC in 2013. Nunes started her UFC career by going 2-0 with the promotion, TKOing Sheila Gaff at UFC 163, and then Germaine de Randamie at ‘UFC Fight for the...

Dec 27, 2016 1:50 pm

Urijah Faber: I’m 100% done with fighting

Earlier this month, MMA veteran Urijah Faber stepped into the Octagon for the final time on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ where he fought fellow MMA veteran Brad Pickett. The win was certainly a dominant one for Faber, as he dropped Pickett in the very first round, then proceeding to win the...

Dec 17, 2016 11:44 pm

MMA community reacts to Michelle Waterson’s submission of Paige VanZant

Saturday night in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ women’s strawweight prospects Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown which likely would see the winner catapulted into the top 5 of the women’s strawweight division. While VanZant came out of the gate looking extremely quick, Waterson...

Dec 11, 2016 5:56 am

MMA community reacts to Max Holloway’s interim title win

Last night, the UFC returned to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the first time in more than three years. It did so with UFC 206, a card that, despite being short on big names, delivered as one of the best in recent memory. UFC 206 was headlined by a featherweight bout between streaking Hawaiian contender Max...

Dec 4, 2016 10:53 am

MMA community reacts to Joseph Benavidez’s split-decision win over Henry Cejudo

The Ultimate Fighter coaches Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo went to war in the co-main event of last night’s TUF 24 Finale fight card in Las Vegas. After three-rounds of back and forth action, Bruce Buffer stepped in to the octagon and announced that Benavidez had been awarded the victory via split-decision. One judge scored...

Dec 3, 2016 6:16 pm

VIDEO | TUF 24 Finale Results: Rob Font KO’s Matt Schnell

A bantamweight fight between Rob Font and Matt Schnell took place during tonight’s TUF 24 Finale prelims in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Font is able to score an early takedown. Schnell tries to sink in a guillotine choke but Rob is not having it. Font transitions to the back of Matt. He locks...

Nov 30, 2016 6:34 pm

Conor McGregor gets boxing license in the state of California

With the big announcement of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association on Wednesday, another very interesting bit of news broke late Wednesday surrounding the UFC’s biggest draw, Conor McGregor. MMA journalists Ariel Helwani and Brett Okamoto tweeted news late Wednesday that Conor McGregor has been issued a boxing license in the state of California. Helwani...

Nov 20, 2016 1:34 pm

Neil Seery says he won’t receive Reebok pay for cancelled Ian McCall fight

The UFC’s latest trip to Belfast, Northern Ireland has now come and gone, and it was a very exciting card. Unfortunately, we lost one of the card’s most anticipated fights on the eve of battle, as fan favorite flyweight Ian McCall was forced out of a planned bout with Ireland’s Neil “2 Tap” Seery with...

Nov 12, 2016 8:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Yoel Romero’s KO of Chris Weidman

On the main card of UFC 205, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero made his triumphant return to the Octagon following a suspension. While Romero appeared to have lost the first round, he appeared to have found his rhythm in the second as he began to utilize his elite level wrestling more and more. In...

Nov 11, 2016 11:23 am

Dana White on Gastelum’s Weigh-In Miss: I’ll Never Let Him Fight at 170 Again

Earlier this morning, UFC 205‘s stacked main card took a significant hit when welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum failed to make weight for his planned bout with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Though weigh-in misses do not typically result in the cancelation of a fight outright, Gastelum’s was severe enough that it forced him off the card altogether,...

Oct 21, 2016 5:30 pm

VIDEO | Tito Ortiz responds to Chael Sonnen’s claim that he is going broke

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen recently told TMZ that his upcoming Bellator 170 opponent Tito Ortiz was going broke. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” did not take well to Sonnen’s comments and quickly fired back at Chael by releasing the following video on his Instagram: .@TMZ_tv seen the words that chael had to say...

Oct 18, 2016 6:54 pm

Breaking ! Chael Sonnen vs. Tito Ortiz set for January 21

A light heavyweight bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz and former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen will take place under the Bellator banner on January 21 live from The Forum in Los Angeles. Bellator president Scott Coker posted the following on Twitter following the bouts announcement on SportsCenter. Just announced on @SportsCenter,...

Oct 12, 2016 1:44 pm

Al Iaquinta Confirms He’s Fully Retired from Fighting

On November 12, the UFC will make it’s long-awaited debut in New York City with UFC 205. Given that this event marks the organization’s first trip to The Big Apple, it unsurprisingly sought to fill the card’s lineup with New York based fighters. One of those fighters was Wantagh, New York’s Al Iaquinta, who was...

Oct 12, 2016 7:53 am

Daniel Cormier: Anthony Johnson gives up “when things get tough”

UFC light heavyweight title contender Anthony Johnson is one of the most feared men on the entire UFC roster due to his the incredible one-punch knockout power that he possesses. Over the course of Johnson’s 27 fight professional career, Johnson has only gone the distance six times, winning every time. In addition, every single victory...

Oct 3, 2016 9:51 am

Tyron Woodley questions whether potential double standards have to do with race

At the end of July, Tyron Woodley left the MMA community stunned as he picked up a spectacular first round knockout win over Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 203. The win not only earned Woodley the UFC welterweight championship, but marked just the second time over the course of Lawler’s fifteen year...

Oct 2, 2016 9:47 am

Pros React to Alex Oliveira’s Win Over Will Brooks, Post-Fight Taunts

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Portland, Brazil’s Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira secured what was by far the biggest win of his 21-fight career, TKOing former Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks in the third round. In doing so, Oliveira became just the second man ever to defeat Brooks. Unfortunately, there...

Oct 2, 2016 8:55 am

Pros React to John Lineker’s Split Decision Win Over John Dodson

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s return to Portland, Oregon, John Lineker and John Dodson engaged in a memorable, five-round battle. Over the course of the fight, which was contested entirely on the feet, both brick-fisted bantamweights had their moments. In the end however, Lineker walked away with a hard-fought split decision...

Oct 1, 2016 11:23 am

Chael Sonnen’s opponent for Bellator debut announced

Chael Sonnen, former UFC title challenger and recent Bellator signee, has finally received an opponent after signing with the promotion weeks ago. Sonnen will take on Tito Ortiz in a light heavyweight bout in January, 2017, according to Inside MMA: On the finale of Inside MMA, @titoortiz breaks the news that his fight with @ChaelSonnen...

Sep 18, 2016 8:07 am

Fighters React to Derek Brunson’s First-Round Finish of Uriah Hall

On Saturday night, the UFC took over the small border town of Hidalgo Texas with UFC Fight Night 94. In the main event of the evening, Michael Johnson dazzled with a first-round knockout of streaking contender Dustin Poirier. In the night’s co-main event, rising middleweight Derek Brunson scored a similarly emphatic win, leveling the hot-and-cold...

Sep 11, 2016 6:57 am

Pro Fighters React to Stipe Miocic vs. Overeem

Last night, in the main event of UFC 203, Cleveland’s Stipe Miocic successfully defended the UFC heavyweight title by burying Alistair Overeem under a torrent of first-round punches. The champ’s incredible win, which saw him survive several savage Overeem strikes, dazzled not only the fans inside Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena, but many of the game’s premier...

Aug 28, 2016 12:41 pm

Pros react to Paige VanZant’s switch kick KO victory over Bec Rawlings

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant scored a beautiful second-round KO victory over Bec Rawlings on the main card of last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. “PVZ” was able to land a switch kick to the head of Bec, which sent Rawlings crashing to the canvas. Here is how the MMA...

Aug 16, 2016 11:54 am

Dana White says Jon Jones did not take drugs everyone thought he took

When news broke that Jon Jones was pulled from his title fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 200 for an Anti-Doping Policy violation, the MMA community was in total shock. With Jones going through the “full fair legal review process that is afforded to all athletes,” some potentially good news has come out for Jones....