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Oct 15, 2016 4:01 pm

Vitor Belfort: “I’m not retired. ‘The Phenom’ is back!”

Earlier this afternoon we reported that mixed martial arts legend Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort was hanging up his gloves and retiring from the fight game. Belfort had taken to Instagram and posted the following photo which included the statement “I decided that I will end this chapter of my life looking at the mirror and recognizing...

Oct 12, 2016 8:51 am

Chael Sonnen’s advice to Conor McGregor regarding trash talk

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has undoubtably become one of the biggest figures in the MMA world, if not the single biggest. McGregor brash persona parallels the likes of Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who used to frequently talk trash to his opponents in an extremely elaborate way, while promoting himself with over-the-top speeches. Before McGregor...

Oct 9, 2016 8:16 am

Pro Fighters React to Dan Henderson’s Retirement from MMA

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 204, MMA legend Dan Henderson stepped onto the canvas for a final time. The former Pride and Strikeforce titleholder did so against an old rival in Michael Bisping, in a bout that could have won him the UFC middleweight title. Regrettably, Henderson was not able to...

Oct 8, 2016 9:48 am

Michael Bisping predicts 3rd round finish of Dan Henderson

Tonight in Manchester, England. Michael Bisping will step into the Octagon for his first middleweight title defense. The fight will not only give Bisping the opportunity to defend the middleweight championship in front of the English fans, but it will also give him the opportunity to avenge his infamous UFC 100 KO loss to Dan...


Oct 5, 2016 6:27 am

VIDEO | Way Back Wednesday: Watch Kimbo Slice Beat Up Afro Puff and Big Mac

Earlier this year, news broke that Bellator heavyweight and former UFC star Kevin Ferguson – more widely known as Kimbo Slice – had tragically passed away. The beloved fighter died of heart failure after being rushed to a hospital in Florida. Slice, of course, rose to prominence as a street fighter. In the early 2000s, videos...

Oct 4, 2016 11:08 am

Michael Bisping’s Coach Says Bisping is Finally “Peaking” at 37 Years Old.

This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will look to defend his crown against a former foil in Dan Henderson. In advance of this middleweight title fight, much is being made of Henderson’s age –and rightly so. The American is, after all, the oldest fighter on the UFC...

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 3, 2016 8:51 am

Alex Oliveira Will Continue Training at American Top Team Despite Tension With Will Brooks

Last Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 96, Brazil’s Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira scored a third-round TKO win over former Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks. Under normal circumstances, this would have been far and away the biggest win of the Brazilian’s career. Unfortunately, the win was steeped in controversy. The first problem was...

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...

Sep 30, 2016 12:00 pm

VIDEO | Will Brooks Blasts Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira for Massive Weigh In Miss

https://twitter.com/TRILLwillbrooks/status/781896154158014464 Early this afternoon, the 24 fighters scheduled to compete at tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 96 took to the scale to weigh in for battle. Unfortunately, a whopping three of those fighters missed weight, and none more severely than Brazil’s Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira. Oliveira, who will share the evening’s co-main event spot with former...

Sep 29, 2016 1:01 pm

Tito Ortiz gives date for potential Chael Sonnen fight: ‘I call the shots’

Earlier this month, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he was coming out of retirement, and had signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. While Sonnen remained adamant throughout the course of his 2-year suspension that he was indeed retired from MMA, it took just over one month from the time his...

Sep 27, 2016 9:21 am

MMA community reacts to news of Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

Monday evening, news surfaced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be making the jump to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez for his UFC lightweight championship on November 12th at the UFC’s historic event at the Madison Square Garden. The fight announcement took the MMA community by surprise after it was revealed earlier this month...

Sep 24, 2016 11:50 am

Nick Diaz wants catchweight fight with Michael Bisping

Nick Diaz, who recently celebrated the end of his suspension, but still finds himself suspended by the NAC due to the fact that he hasn’t paid his $100,000 fine yet, is making moves behind the scenes to set up his UFC return. After his unanimous decision loss to Anderson Silva at UFC 183, which was...

Sep 23, 2016 6:12 pm

VIDEO | This Nate Diaz ‘Gangsta’s paradise’ highlight is simply great

Nate Diaz’s rise to superstardom has been an amazing thing to witness. From making his way through “The Ultimate Fighter” season five and eventually winning the finals against Manny Gamburyan in 2007 to his multi-million dollar payday at UFC 202 against Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz has come a long way in his professional mixed martial...

Sep 21, 2016 11:53 am

Michael Bisping blasts “little b**ch” Chris Weidman

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. The recently crowned UFC champion is currently gearing up for his UFC 204 scrap with Dan Henderson on October 8th in Manchester, England. Despite that, Bisping has taken aim at former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who will reportedly be...

Sep 21, 2016 7:23 am

McGregor Responds to Alvarez, Khabib and Dana with Two Simple Words

UFC 205, which will go down inside Madison Square Garden on November 12, is still without an official main event. Last night, that appeared to be changing, as a series of Tweets from UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez seemed to confirm that his long rumored scrap with featherweight title holder Conor McGregor would headline the...

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 16, 2016 9:06 am

Uriah Hall Blasts “idiot” Derek Brunson: He’s Scared and Weak-Minded

Derek Brunson has made no secret of his disdain for Uriah Hall in advance of their middleweight showdown this Saturday. The Strikeforce veteran has spent the past few months lambasting his upcoming foe, even accusing him of PED-use on several occasions. Unsurprisingly, Brunson’s verbal onslaught hasn’t gone over well with Hall, and in a recent interview...

Sep 11, 2016 11:42 am

Ben Rothwell slams “unprofessional” Fabricio Werdum

UFC heavyweight contender “Big” Ben Rothwell was supposed to square off with former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at last night’s UFC 203 event in Cleveland, Ohio. Unfortunately for fight fans, Rothwell suffered an injury just weeks ahead of the scheduled bout and was forced to pull out of the contest. Rothwell was replaced by...

Sep 3, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | Ryan Bader knocks out Ilir Latifi with brutal knee

Here's that knee landed by @ryanbader!! Wow!! #UFCHamburg @aaronsimpson pic.twitter.com/nyGhqvTZiW — #Dizz © (@TalkMMA) September 3, 2016 On the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ Ryan Bader left MMA fans stunned as he knocked out heavy handed Swedish fighter Ilir Latifi. Bader, who came into the bout looking to avenge his KO loss to...

Aug 31, 2016 8:11 am

Paul Felder Starts GoFundMe Campaign to Get his Cornermen to Brazil

While Conor McGregor is breaking records with his multi-million dollar paydays, many other UFC fighters continue to struggle financially. Look no further than dangerous lightweight striker Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder for evidence of this. On September 24, Felder is scheduled for a trip south to Brasilia, Brazil, where he’ll be taking on the streaking...

Aug 27, 2016 7:49 am

PHOTO | Rory MacDonald officially signs with Bellator MMA

News surfaced earlier this week that UFC veteran Rory MacDonald had decided to sign with Bellator MMA after opting to test free agency following his ‘UFC Ottawa’ scrap with Stephen Thompson earlier this summer. While the announcement of MacDonald signing with Bellator was all but official given the fact that the UFC declined to match...

Aug 20, 2016 4:57 pm

CLIP | Lorenz Larkin lands a nasty kick on Neil Magny

Lorenz Larkin put on one of the best performances of his MMA career at tonight’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas earning a first-round TKO victory over perennial contender Neil Magny. Larkin dominated the fight by utilizing some nasty leg kicks but was also able to find a home for a brutal oblique kick on...

Aug 17, 2016 2:57 pm

NSAC reacts to Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz altercation

Wednesday afternoon at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference, the event was cut short after the Diaz brothers stormed the event with their entire team and began throwing water bottles at Conor McGregor. McGregor responded by grabbing various items from the stage, including Monster Energy cans, and throwing them back at the Diaz brothers while...

Aug 16, 2016 10:55 am

Exclusive Video | Real Quick with Mike Swick Episode 4 – Anastasia Yankova gets cauliflower ear drained

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Jul 29, 2016 5:06 pm

Amanda Nunes calls out Ronda Rousey

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been UFC women’s bantamweight champion for less than a month, however she is already looking to fight former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Rousey, who has been on a hiatus from the Octagon following her UFC 193 knockout loss to Holly Holm, is expected to make her...

Jul 19, 2016 3:50 pm

New details emerge regarding Brock Lesnar’s failed drug tests

Just two days before UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from his headlining bout with Daniel Cormier after being notified of a potential anti-doping violation. In the days following UFC 200, it was reported that Jones failed the drug test for an estrogen blocker. The following weekend, it was revealed...