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Aug 23, 2015 1:00 am

“UFC Fight Night 74: Holloway vs. Oliveira” Full Results

UFC is set to invade Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada for the first time in company history tonight with “UFC Fight Night 74”! The card will take place on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1 and will feature a lightweight main-event bout between Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira. Erick Silva was originally scheduled to face Rick...

Aug 22, 2015 5:26 pm

Erick Silva Says Magny Hasn’t Fought Anyone Like Him Before

“There was no fight, basically. Demian completely dominated him. But that doesn’t mean we can say Magny has a weak ground game. Demain has a high level ground game, and he did the strategy that worked better for him, and I will do what works for me. “I’m a black belt in jiu-jitsu and muay...

Aug 9, 2015 8:40 am

Retired UFC Fighter wants Open Head Coach spot at Team Alpha Male

Martin Kampmann has chosen to step down as Team Alpha Male’s head coach and the camp is in search of a new leader. Unlike Duane Ludwig’s departure from the training camp, Kampmann’s departure from the gym is mutual and there is no bad blood between the two. Kampmann has stated he will remain the head...

Jul 30, 2015 7:23 pm

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 190 Edition‏

UFC 190 goes down this Saturday live from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight featuring current champion Ronda Rousey taking on top contender Bethe Correia. In the evening’s co-main event slot, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will battle Antonio...

Jul 26, 2015 6:57 pm

Booking Roundup: McCall Out, 4 Undefeated Fighters Set to Make Debut, & More!

“Uncle Creepy” Ian McCall has been forced out of his upcoming fight with Dustin Ortiz and UFC just signed their replacement! Also, several undefeated fighters will be invading the octagon to keep their streak alive while trying to make it at the next level. Catch up with the latest fight announcements in this week’s “Booking...

Jul 20, 2015 12:00 pm

‘Aldo is the True Champion, That Belt Means Nothing for McGregor’

“UFC 189” was truly a beautiful disaster. The event seemed doomed weeks away from the card when Jose Aldo pulled out of his championship fight with Conor McGregor due to a broken rib. The main event was changed to an interim title fight where McGregor finished late-replacement Chad Mendes in the second round. Conor McGregor...

Jul 19, 2015 9:02 am

Bisping Bashes ‘Cheating Scumbags’, Wants Belfort Rematch

Vitor Belfort has always been and will remain to be one of the most controversial figures in the Ultimate Fighting Championship today. Whether he has utilized testosterone replacement therapy to his advantage is an issue of the past, but one thing is for sure: “The Phenom” knocked out Michael Bisping in 2013. “The Count” is...

Jul 12, 2015 11:14 am

REPLAY! Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes (Highlights)

Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes left it all in the octagon when they fought for the interim UFC Featherweight Championship at “UFC 189”. McGregor weathered the storm of Mendes’ takedowns and ultimately dropped the late replacement with a big combination in the second round to secure his spot in UFC history. Catch up with the...

Jul 12, 2015 11:10 am

McGregor: Aldo is Done, He Doesn’t Deserve to Be Spoken About

Considering his style, many expected Conor McGregor to call out Jose Aldo after his fight so they could settle who the real UFC Featherweight Champion is. McGregor claims that Aldo is all but a distant memory at this moment, though. “I said I would KO him within 2 rounds. I put a friendly wager with...

Jul 12, 2015 6:00 am

Dana White: McGregor vs. Aldo Will Take Place in Las Vegas

Jose Aldo will no longer be the lone champion walking into his fight with Conor McGregor when they eventually meet. Instead, both men will boast gold above their heads walking into the fight as McGregor took home the interim UFC Featherweight Championship when he defeated Chad Mendes at “UFC 189” on Saturday night. As scheduled,...

Jul 6, 2015 1:46 pm

Cerrone Offers to Replace Melendez Against Iaquinta

Gilbert Melendez was originally scheduled to face “Raging” Al Iaquinta on July 15, but has been pulled from the card due to failing his UFC 188 post fight drug test. UFC confirmed in their statement that they would be searching for a replacement rather than pulling Iaquinta off the card. Dana White and Joe Silva—...

Jul 6, 2015 11:03 am

This Weekend’s “UFC 189” Finalized with 11 Fights

After way too many card changes, this Saturday’s “UFC 189” lineup is complete with eleven total fights taking place. Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes will be fighting in the main-event for the interim UFC Featherweight Championship after Jose Aldo was forced to pull out due to a rib injury. Robbie Lawler will make his first...

Jul 6, 2015 8:58 am

“Hendo” Eyeing Rematches with Belfort and Silva

Dan Henderson is witnessing a resurgence of his career after shutting the naysayers down when he knocked Tim Boetsch out in less than thirty seconds. For the first time ever, Henderson has ranked in the top fifteen of the middleweight division and is eyeing several fighters to avenge past losses. “There’s probably two or three...

Jul 5, 2015 1:42 pm

Booking Roundup: Gegard Mousasi Comes Back to Japan!

Once again, it’s been a ridiculous week in the world of mixed martial arts. Chad Mendes was named as the official opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 189, but there were several other fights announced as well! Catch up with the news on this week’s Booking Roundup! UFC Fight Night 71: Sicilia Gets a New Opponent...

Jun 28, 2015 6:08 pm

McGregor Working on Takedown Defense Ahead of UFC 189

At UFC 189, Conor McGregor will finally has his opportunity to prove to the world that he can back up his trash talk. While he is slated to face Jose Aldo in July, there is a possibility that Aldo will not be able to participate in the fight due to his injured rib. Team Alpha...

Jun 28, 2015 8:30 am

“Bigfoot” Wants to Fight Rothwell Over ‘Punching Bag’ Comments

It seems that the trash talk of Ben Rothwell seems to be paying off, after all. Rothwell has awoken a giant when he slammed Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva for his testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) usage. He claimed that the effects of the banning of TRT will impact how fighters like “Bigfoot” Silva will perform now that...

Jun 26, 2015 1:17 pm

USADA Agents Visit ATT, Ban Use Of IVs

  The new UFC Anti-Doping policy is set to begin July 1. USADA, or United States Anti-Doping Agency, who will be acting as an independent tester and overseeing the program, is currently making the rounds to inform fighters and gyms of the new policy and all its rules. A source from American Top Team, in...

Jun 24, 2015 2:33 pm

Why The UFC Should Book Nate Diaz Vs. Conor McGregor

  Right now the MMA world is in a state of anticipation. We know that UFC champion Jose Aldo was hurt on Tuesday and that his chances of fighting at UFC 189 in two weeks are slim. There has been no official statement from the UFC on Aldo or on any changes to the night’s main...

Jun 24, 2015 11:13 am

Head Of UFC Europe Leaves Promotion

It was a sudden departure for UFC’s senior vice president and general manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa, David Allen. Allen was given the position just 6 months ago and was just seen running things at UFC Fight Night: Berlin this past weekend. MMAFighting confirmed that Allen has left the position due to ‘personal...

Jun 24, 2015 8:09 am

Iaquinta: ‘I’ve been dreaming of fighting a top 5’r like Melendez’

“I was going crazy. First, you know, going crazy in a bad way once I heard Bobby Green was out, and you don’t know who you’re going to get. He was an opponent ranked above me, so you know it has really good benefits to beat a guy like that.” “I think he’s been in...

Jun 17, 2015 6:59 am

Bobby Green Is No Longer Fighting Al Iaquinta

Bobby Green and Al Iaquinta is no more. Green has been forced to pull out of the fight due to injury. The UFC has not yet announced any replacement for Green. The two fighters seemed to be building up their fight well, throwing trash talk at each other and calling out each others fighting styles...

Jun 12, 2015 12:23 pm

Hall Pulled From Card Just 3 Days After Booking

It was just earlier this week that the UFC announced Uriah Hall would be filing in for Derek Brunson on short notice to fight Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night 69 on June 20, in Berlin. Now, it appears that is not the case. Officials from the UFC confirm that Hall will no longer be...

Jun 1, 2015 7:03 am

Bisping Is Holding Judgement on ‘Hero’ Silva’s Failed Drug Test

Michael Bisping is quick to call out testosterone replacement therapy users like Vitor Belfort, but when it comes to someone like Anderson “The Spider” Silva, Bisping will hold his judgement until his hearing. Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz put on a dream fight at UFC 183, but the bout would soon be surrounded in controversy...

May 31, 2015 7:46 am

Bisping Wants a Shot at Rockhold or Souza After Fight with Leites

UFC middleweight Michael Bisping has always been on the cusp of greatness, but always seems to suffer a setback that keeps him from the ever-elusive shot at UFC gold. Now that he is set to headline UFC Fight Night 72 alongside Thales Leites, Bisping is looking to catapult himself into title contention once again. “Obviously...

May 25, 2015 2:11 pm

Daniel Cormier Believes Jon Jones Will ‘Get His Stuff Together’

Daniel Cormier was able to capitalize from Jon Jones’ mistakes and become the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion on Saturday evening. Jones was stripped of his championship in April after allegedly fleeing the scene of a car accident that he apparently caused. Jones turned himself in nearly a day later and was suspended from the octagon....

May 20, 2015 2:56 pm

‘No Way Vitor Beats Weidman Without the Magic Sauce’

Vitor Belfort will be stepping into the octagon without testosterone replacement therapy against Chris Weidman this weekend at “UFC 187”. Belfort was originally supposed to fight Weidman earlier last year, but Belfort was forced to pull out when the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned TRT. Belfort racked up some of the most impressive wins of...