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Oct 7, 2016 12:51 pm

Alan Jouban Calls Out “The Immortal” for a December Scrap

Over the course of his seven-fight stint with the UFC, Alan Jouban has established himself as one of the most consistently exciting welterweights on the roster. Now that he’s recovered from an action-packed July brawl with Belal Muhammad, the ever-entertaining scrapper is ready to get back in there. According to a Friday afternoon Tweet, Jouban is...

Sep 14, 2016 9:27 am

Matt Brown Hopes He Can “Speak in Near-Full Sentences” When Fighting Career is Done

Earlier this summer, on the main card of UFC 201, gritty welterweight Matt Brown was flattened by the brick-fisted Jake Ellenberger. It was the first knockout loss on Brown’s long record. On the heels of this loss, Brown made an appearance on MMA Junkie Radio to discuss his concerns about sustaining long-term brain damage. On...

Aug 30, 2016 6:37 am

Stephen Thompson Thinks Tyron Woodley Should be Stripped of Title if He Doesn’t Defend

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson has put in the work, racking up seven-straight wins, including triumphs over fighters like Robert Whittaker, Jake Ellenberger, Johny Hendricks and Rory MacDonald. Now, all he wants his a welterweight title shot–ideally at UFC 205 in New York City this November. Unfortunately, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, who won the the...

Jul 31, 2016 2:39 pm

UFC 201 Reebok Fighter Pay: Lawler takes home biggest payout

The fighters from last night’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta took home a combined $205,000 from the promotions athlete outfitting deal with Reebok. In the evenings main event Tyron Woodley defeated Robbie Lawler via knockout to become the UFC welterweight champion. “The Chosen One” received $30,000 from Reebok, while “Ruthless” took home a $40,000 payout....

Jul 13, 2016 10:55 am

Robbie Lawler sick of ‘Fight of the Year’ fights

UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has earned the reputation for being one of the most exciting fighters on the UFC roster. In his past 6 fights, two have been ‘Fight of the Year’ winners, and 4 have won ‘Fight of the Night’. The only two of Lawler’s past 6 fights to not win an award...

Feb 5, 2016 8:11 am

Free Fight: Stephen Thompson makes impressive UFC debut

This Saturday Stephen Thompson will face the toughest test of his career as he meets Johny Hendricks in the main event of ‘UFC FN: 82’. Thompson is riding an impressive 5-fight win streak into his fight with Hendricks, and a win over the former welterweight champion would certainly put him in title talks. Hendricks on...

Feb 4, 2016 12:46 pm

WATCH! Stephen Thompson discusses Johny Hendricks fight with Frank Trigg

This Saturday in Las Vegas Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson faces the toughest test of his MMA career as he steps in the Octagon against former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Thompson is riding a 5-fight win streak into the bout that most recently saw him pick up a highlight reel KO win over Jake Ellenberger. Ahead...

Jan 29, 2016 10:28 am

REPLAY! UFC on FOX 18 weigh-ins

Ahead of tomorrow night’s action in New Jersey, catch the UFC on FOX 18 fighters stepping on the scale and facing off at the Prudential Center at 1pm PT (4pm ET). The fight card for the event is as follows: Main card (Fox): Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader Josh Barnett vs. Ben Rothwell Iuri Alcantara...

Dec 20, 2015 11:58 am

Sage Northcutt Ready to Battle: UFC Fight Night in January

Sage Northcutt (7-0) with two wins in the UFC, recently submitted Cody Pfister just last month is back at it to get closer to his ultimate goal. Northcutt got the call to scrap Andrew Holbrook (11-0) next month, who earned a win over Ramsey Nijem in July to remain unbeaten in his short career. Will...

Nov 16, 2015 2:43 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Ronda Rousey Drops out of Top 10 P4P

“UFC 193” has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated! Some major changes were made as big names made major drops and a familiar face pops back up in the light heavyweight division. Ronda Rousey’s devastating loss to now-champion Holly Holm may not have caused a major drop for her in...

Oct 30, 2015 7:00 am

8 things you may not know about Robbie Lawler versus Carlos Condit

As the days count down to UFC 195 where Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit fight for the UFC welterweight championship title, the UFC released some facts by the numbers dealing with the first main event fight of 2016. “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler is on a 4-fight win streak, which is the second 2nd longest active win...

Sep 28, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Barnett and Hall make major jumps

UFC Fight Night 75 is in the books and some major changes were made to the official UFC rankings! Uriah Hall wasn’t even ranked in the top fifteen walking into Japan, but he catapulted himself into the top ten with his spinning kick/flying knee knockout against Gegard Mousasi. Check out what other changes were made...

Aug 10, 2015 4:00 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Enters Top 10, Nunes Cracks Top 5

The dust has settled from “UFC Fight Night 73” and the official rankings have been updated! Beneil Dariush and Amanda Nunes are the big winners this week as Darish was able to crack the top ten in his division while Amanda Nunes took the number four spot in the bantamweight division. Michael Johnson can take...

Aug 3, 2015 5:35 pm

Rankings Report: Rousey sends Correia far away from top 5

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey solidified her spot atop the women’s bantamweight division with another exciting title defense. This past Saturday at “UFC 190”, Rousey only needed thirty four seconds to send Bethe Correia crashing face first into the canvas. As a result of the loss, Correia has dropped three spots in the rankings...

Jun 10, 2015 2:16 pm

TOP CHEF! Bourdain, Shields Get Cooking On The Mats

Dangerous grappler Jake Shields is scheduled to go up against Rousimar Palhares in the World Series of Fighting on Aug. 1 at WSOF 22. In the meantime he’s training and preparing. One of his training partners? How about ‘No Reservations’ host and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. Now, we don’t think Bourdain is actually helping Shields...

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Mar 8, 2015 3:02 pm

Koscheck In For Saunders, Faces Erick Silva In 13 Days

Longtime UFC welterweight Josh Koscheck has agreed to step up on two-weeks notice and fight the very dangerous Erick Silva, in Brazil. Koscheck last saw action just 8 days ago on the main card of UFC 184. He lost via submission in the second round, to Jake Ellenberger. Ben Saunders, who is out with injury,...

Mar 2, 2015 1:50 pm

UFC 184 Medical Suspensions: Pennington Out Up To 6 Months

This past weekend the UFC visited Los Angeles for UFC 184. The event was headlined by Ronda Rousey’s 14 second submission win over Cat Zingano. In the co-main event Holly Holm made her highly anticipated UFC debut, winning via split decision. Below are the medical suspensions from the event, which were obtained by MMAJunkie: Ronda...

Jan 30, 2015 4:38 pm

Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington moved to co-main event status at UFC 184

The highly anticipated octagon debut of former world boxing champion Holly Holm (7-0 MMA) will now serve as the co-main event for UFC 184 this February in Los Angeles. Holly Holm takes on Raquel Pennington (5-4 MMA) at the event. UFC officials announced the move shortly after news broke that Chris Weidman suffered a rib...

Dec 28, 2014 3:28 pm

Kelvin Gastellum Talks UFC 183 Bout Against Tyron Woodley

Ahead of his UFC 183 bout against Tyron Woodley on January 31st, Kelvin Gastelum spoke about the bout, what a win over Woodley can do for his career, and where he feels he can defeat Woodley. With his recent win over Jake Ellenberger, Gastelum will be looking to cement his place in the UFC welterweight...

Dec 15, 2014 4:53 pm

Robbie Lawler eyeing spring return to the Octagon

After losing to Johny Hendricks for the vacant UFC championship earlier this year, Robbie Lawler showed the world why his nickname is Ruthless as he bounced back to defeat Jake Ellenberger, Matt Brown, and most recently Johny Hendricks to claim the welterweight championship. He spoke about when he would be ready to return to the...

Dec 6, 2014 1:56 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC adds three bouts to upcoming events

The UFC has added two bouts to the upcoming UFC on FOX 14 card, and a high profile bout to UFC 182 in January. First up is Mirsad Bektic vs. Alan Omer, which will go down from Sweden on January 24th. Bektic is undefeated in both his MMA career, as well as his time under...

Dec 6, 2014 12:13 pm

Coach: Hendricks vs. Lawler II To See A ‘Whole Different Johny’

As fight fans get ready for UFC 181 tonight, Johny Hendricks coach says they will see a “Whole different Johny,” in the rematch with Robbie Lawler. “You can’t really deny Robbie, you know. He iced [Jake] Ellenberger and dominated Matt Brown. I think he deserves that spot. I don’t think there’s anyone more deserving than...

Nov 19, 2014 6:56 am

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Tyron Woodley set for UFC 183 co-main event

A key welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will co-main event January’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday. Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum (10-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC 180 event in Mexico, where he scored a first-round submission...

Oct 4, 2014 2:01 pm

UFC Fight Night 53: Story Snaps Nelson’s Undefeated Streak

Rick Story was once “The Next Big Thing” in the welterweight division. A loss to Charlie Brenneman in 2011 derailed his fast-track to the title and he was never able to regain his momentum after that. Gunnar “Gunny” Nelson was experiencing the same amount of attention from fans and media— and it was well deserved....

Aug 28, 2014 3:33 pm

UFC Sells-Out Mexico Debut In 8 Hours

It took just eight hours to sell-out the highly anticipated UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM event scheduled for November 15 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City Arena). Fans made history at the box office, as well as online, to sell out Mexico’s first ever live UFC event. UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM is...

Jun 23, 2014 10:58 am

Nate Marquardt: God Wanted Me To Fight At Middleweight

UFC Fight Night 43 headliner Nate Marquardt joined MMAJunkie to talk about his upcoming fight with James Te Huna this weekend, his future in the middleweight division, and why God wanted him to fight at that weight. Check out the interview below: “I just feel like that’s what God wanted me to do, was to...