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Sep 14, 2016 11:39 am

Here’s Your First Look at Conor McGregor in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Earlier this month, news broke that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be starring in the upcoming video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. This news marked the latest example of the Irishman’s ever-growing superstardom and undeniable business savvy. Today, McGregor took to Twitter to offer up a first look at his character in the...

Sep 14, 2016 11:33 am

Duke Roufus: ‘I believe Punk will fight again’

With the dust now settled following CM Punk’s disastrous UFC debut on Saturday night, speculation is running rampant over whether or not the former WWE superstar will continue a career in MMA. While UFC president Dana White seemed adamant about CM Punk’s next fight not taking place in the UFC, Punk’s head coach, Duke Roufus, believes we...

Sep 14, 2016 11:31 am

Nick the Tooth Explains why He Left Lookin’ for a Fight

Lookin’ for a Fight, which follows UFC President Dana White, former UFC welterweight champ Matt Serra, and MMA personality Nick “The Tooth” Gullo around the continent as they track down rising MMA talent, has become incredibly popular over the last year. Unfortunately, the show has recently taken a bit of a hit, as The Tooth...


Sep 14, 2016 10:39 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ opens as massive betting favorite over Lina Lansberg

If your looking to place a bet on Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino this weekend, don’t expect a big payout. ‘Cyborg’, 31, is set to face Lina Landsberg in a 140 pound catchweight bout at UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24. Oddsmakers have placed the former Strikeforce woman’s featherweight champion and current Invicta champ as a massive...

Sep 14, 2016 9:50 am

VIDEO | Watch UFC 203’s Action in Slow Motion

Last Saturday, the UFC returned to Cleveland Ohio with UFC 203. Packed to capacity with wild knockouts, slick submissions and back and forth wars, the card delivered as an unforgettable one for fans watching live in Cleveland and those tuning in on screens around the world. UFC 203’s undercard was highlighted by Drew Dober’s mauling of...

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...

Sep 14, 2016 9:14 am

Canadian Welterweight Jordan Mein Emerges from Retirement

Last August, Canadian welterweight Jordan Mein announced his decision to hang up the gloves. He did so at just 25 years old – though he’d competed in a whopping 39 professional fights, many of them quite gruelling. On Tuesday, news broke that the ever-exciting welterweight has nixed those retirement plans, and is hoping for a...

Sep 14, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen setting the stage for future Thero Sonnen vs. Kalyl Silva fight

. @SpiderAnderson – I heard you son is training. Should we set a date? pic.twitter.com/yYvJYDkXFN — Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen) September 14, 2016 Fan favorite mouthpiece Chael Sonnen and middleweight legend Anderson Silva had one of the fiercest rivalries in MMA history. The pair first met back in 2010, in the main event of UFC 117....

Sep 14, 2016 8:26 am

WWE star Randy Orton trolls Conor Mcgregor on Twitter

Earlier this year, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor sparked a massive feud between himself and nearly the entire WWE roster when he stated that all WWE stars are “p**sys” after former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar failed a pair of drug tests relating to his UFC 200 bout with Mark Hunt. Many members of the...

Sep 14, 2016 8:03 am

VIDEO | CM Punk corner audio from UFC 203

This past weekend, CM Punk made his highly anticipated UFC debut against Mickey Gall. The fight, which took place nearly 2 years after CM Punk’s signing to the UFC, also served as the former WWE champion’s MMA debut. Unfortunately for Punk, his time in the Octagon was extremely brief as he was immediately taken down...

Sep 14, 2016 7:42 am

Chad Mendes hunts and kills massive moose in Alaska, Rockhold goes spearfishing

Featherweight contender Chad Mendes bagged a massive moose while hunting in Alaska and took to social media to display his handiwork. ‘Money’ Mendes is documenting his Alaska moose hunt on his Youtube channel and seems to be keeping busy while serving out his suspension after his 2015 knockout loss to Frankie Edgar. “Ok guys the first...

Sep 14, 2016 7:24 am

Nate Diaz Once Again Suggests he Didn’t Lose Rematch with Conor McGregor

Back in March, in the main event of UFC 196, Nate Diaz scored a shocking and decisive submission win over the streaking Conor McGregor. He did so as a last-minute replacement for the injured Rafael Dos Anjos, having had less than two weeks to prepare. Several months later, in the main event of August’s UFC...

Sep 14, 2016 6:45 am

Daniel Cormier on Jones’ Interim Title: Take That Freakin’ Belt off of Him

Jon Jones is the greatest light heavyweight on the world – but he is not the light heavyweight champion. Instead, Jones’ many recent legal woes resulted in his being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title, which was claimed by long-time rival Daniel Cormier in his stead. Earlier this year, of course, it looked like...

Sep 14, 2016 5:29 am

Max Holloway demands title shot from Jose Aldo, Aldo prefers Pettis

Max Holloway has officially lost his patience in waiting for a title shot. The 24-year-old Hawaiian is currently riding a nine fight win streak, by far the longest in the featherweight division, yet the man still hasn’t got his shot at gold. Holloway tweeted at interim champion Jose Aldo in frustration on Tuesday night: Dont...

Sep 13, 2016 6:39 pm

Derek Brunson Once Again Accuses Uriah Hall of PED Use

This Saturday (September 17), in the co-main event of the UFC’s debut in the small border town of Hidalgo, Texas, dangerous middleweights Derek Brunson and Uriah Hall will collide. In advance of this compelling middleweight showdown, Brunson has thrown a fairly serious accusation Hall’s way. He claims his middleweight rival has been using performance enhancing...

Sep 13, 2016 5:12 pm

Report: CM Punk More Than Doubled UFC 203’s PPV Revenue

Last Saturday, on the main card of UFC 203, CM Punk fell short in his long-awaited UFC debut, tapping out to Mickey Gall rear-naked choke just 2:14 into the first round. From a competitive vantage point his MMA foray was a pretty significant failure. From a fiscal perspective, however, Punk’s UFC debut is looking like...

Sep 13, 2016 3:34 pm

GIF | CM Punk’s one punch before being taken down and pummeled by Mickey Gall

It was a rough night at UFC 203 for Phil Brooks, who is better known by his WWE name, CM Punk. The former professional wrestler made his professional mixed martial arts debut against 2-0 Mickey Gall in the biggest MMA promotion in the world on the main event pay-per-view card. Some fighters were upset that...

Sep 13, 2016 2:23 pm

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi demonstrates brilliant single leg takedown defense

It’s no secret that wrestling is one of the most useful tools in MMA. Wrestlers possess the unique ability of dictating where the fight takes place. A wrestling background also poses a significant threat due to the fact that an opponent could be hesitant to throw strikes for fear of being taken down. Tristar gym...

Sep 13, 2016 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Former TUF Brazil competitor starched in 7 seconds

TUF Brazil 4 competitor Bruno Silva stepped into the cage on the main card of Aspera FC 44 in Sao Paulo, Brazil to fight Adalto Prado this past weekend. Silva, who now holds a 9-3 record, was looking to build on a split decision win he picked up at the end of last year. Instead,...

Sep 13, 2016 11:56 am

Kenny Florian’s brother, Kirk Andrew Florian passes away at age 33

UPDATE: Late Tuesday, Kenny Florian posted a tragic update through his social media channels that his brother Kirk Andrew Florian has passed away. The heartbreaking news came after an initial social media post from Kenny earlier on Tuesday reaching out to anyone with information on his missing brother. Florian posted the following update on his...

Sep 13, 2016 11:12 am

Mickey Gall felt a “strong obligation” to “make an example” of CM Punk

This past weekend, CM Punk stepped into the Octagon to make his UFC debut nearly two years after he signed with the UFC. Punk stepped into the Octagon to fight Mickey Gall with quite a bit of confidence after training for nearly two years under Duke Roufus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at Roufusport. Unfortunately for Punk,...

Sep 13, 2016 10:46 am

Stipe Miocic: ‘If they want me to fight Jon Jones, I’ll fight Jon …’

“I’m starting to realize the hype is real with that guy. He’s legit, [it] would be the challenge of a lifetime,” is what former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tweeted when a fan asked how he thinks he would do in a fight against heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. I'm starting to realize the hype...

Sep 13, 2016 10:15 am

NAC Director releases statement on formal complaint against Conor McGregor & Nate Diaz

Prior to UFC 202, tensions were quickly rising between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor ahead of their highly anticipated rematch. Tensions reached their breaking point when Conor McGregor arrived at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference nearly half an hour late. That didn’t sit too well with Nate Diaz, who quickly got up and walked...

Sep 13, 2016 9:48 am

Alexander Gustafsson: Jones doesn’t deserve immediate title shot

While Jon Jones is busy trying to clear up the messy fallout from UFC 200, two-time title challenger Alexander Gustafsson believes it would not be fair to give ‘Bones’ an immediate rematch once he sorts out his situation with USADA. Jones tested positive for two banned substances in a June 16 out-of-competition drug test conducted by...

Sep 13, 2016 9:39 am

Demetrious Johnson is Ready to Start Calling for “Money Fights”

Over the last few months, several UFC champions have caught flack for calling for money fights – that is, the fights that they believe will make them the most money, rather than the ones that make the most sense from a rankings standpoint. The most high-profile fighter to chase these fights is, of course, UFC...

Sep 13, 2016 9:38 am

Randy Orton on Possible UFC Fight: I’d Fake Punch the Guy and Get Choked Out

Today, there is a pretty significant history of high-profile professional wrestlers making the jump to the UFC. The most successful pro wrestler to do so was Brock Lesnar, who not only won fights in the UFC, but claimed the organization’s heavyweight title. The most recent pro wrestler to make the jump was former WWE champ CM...

Sep 13, 2016 9:24 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor is done at welterweight

After Conor McGregor won the UFC featherweight championship by defeating Jose Aldo back in the main event of UFC 194, it didn’t take long for the newly crowned featherweight champ to sign the contract for his next fight. The fight was slated to be a lightweight title fight against Rafael dos Anjos in the main...