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Jul 13, 2016 12:37 pm

Ronda Rousey to get immediate title shot upon return to the Octagon

The UFC women’s bantamweight title has been playing hot potato ever since the dominant women’s champion, Ronda Rousey was knocked from the top by Holly Holm’s head kick at UFC 193. In Holm’s first defense, she was submitted by Miesha Tate in the fifth round at UFC 196. Tate also failed to defend the title...

Jul 13, 2016 11:04 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s exclusive training and BTS commercial photo shoot footage

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is gearing up to rebound from his first loss in the UFC in the rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202. The non-title welterweight rematch is McGregor’s chance to even out the score with Diaz, who submitted “The Notorious” in their first meeting in the Octagon at UFC 196 back...


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...

Jul 13, 2016 10:43 am

Daniel Cormier took a pay cut to fight at UFC 200

When Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 with just two days to go until his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier, there was much speculation as to what would happen to Daniel Cormier in regards to his involvement in the historic card. Fortunately, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped in on just two...

Jul 13, 2016 10:38 am

PHOTO | Miesha Tate updates her fans on her condition

Miesha Tate suffered a devastating loss at UFC 200, losing the women’s bantamweight belt in her first title defense to Amanda Nunes. Nunes caught Tate early on with some clean strikes that had Tate on the defense trying her best to recover. Nunes ultimately got Tate in a rear-naked choke and tapped “Cupcake” at 3:16...

Jul 13, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on timetable for retirement

At nearly 37 years old, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier knows that his time in the sport is limited. On the heels of Cormier’s UFC 200 unanimous decision win over former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, Cormier isn’t looking to take time off to wait for Jon Jones’ USADA issues to be settled. He spoke...

Jul 13, 2016 10:12 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant goes undercover as Reebok reporter

Leading up to UFC 200, UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant went undercover at the UFC Fan Expo as a reporter for Reebok to interview unsuspecting fans. While former UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman went undercover as a janitor and messed with fans, VanZant interviewed fans, some who knew her, and some who didn’t. Check out...

Jul 13, 2016 10:00 am

Robbie Lawler comments on Daniel Cormier’s lackluster fight against Anderson Silva

At UFC 200, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier fought former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva on just 2 days notice in a 3 round main-card fight. The fight was a lackluster one, with Cormier utilizing his wrestling to take Silva down, and eliminate the danger of ending up on the wrong end of a highlight...

Jul 13, 2016 9:20 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones’ coach, self-help guru Tony Robins: Jon Jones will bounce back

Self-help coach Tony Robins is widely regarded as one of the best mental performance coaches, and self-help gurus on the planet. In the wake of former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 for a potential USADA anti-doping violation, TMZ caught up with Robbins, who is Jones’ mental performance coach, to...

Jul 13, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | UFC 200 super slow motion highlights

This past weekend the UFC held their historic UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The event was an extremely eventful one that saw Brock Lesnar make his UFC return, and Amanda Nunes upset Miesha Tate to name just a few memorable moments. In the wake of the event, the UFC has released the “Fight Motion”...

Jul 13, 2016 2:55 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva fought Daniel Cormier for $6 million at UFC 200?

Former middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on two days notice to help save a huge fight from being cut from UFC 200 and took one of the toughest tasks of his career, going up against UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Silva said he took the fight to challenge himself and took the challenge...

Jul 12, 2016 10:28 pm

UFC seeking replacement opponent for Neil Magny at UFC 202

With just over a month to go until UFC 202 in La Vegas, ‘The Korean Stun Gun’ Dong Hyun Kim has withdrawn from his scrap with Neil Magny due to an undisclosed injury according to MMAJunkie. As a result, the UFC is currently looking for a replacement opponent for Magny, who will be riding a...

Jul 12, 2016 9:35 pm

VIDEO | Chris Weidman goes undercover at UFC Fan Expo

Prior to UFC 200 last week, the UFC held its annual ‘UFC Fan Expo’ during fight week. During the course of the festivities for the week, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman went undercover as a janitor to prank fans. So far there’s no word on when Weidman will return to the Octagon following neck...

Jul 12, 2016 3:30 pm

Urijah Faber returns to the Octagon at UFC 203

Following Urijah Faber’s UFC 199 unanimous decision loss to Dominick Cruz in June, the bantamweight veteran was noncommittal about his future in the sport. This week, Fox Sports broke news that Faber would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 203 in Cleveland on September 10th to fight Jimmie Rivera. Rivera is 19-1 in his...

Jul 12, 2016 2:12 pm

Report: Dana White’s new pay structure incentivized for net profits

UFC President Dana White is looking to make a lot of money with his new pay structure that was recently reported by ESPN. White, who owned 9% of the UFC is estimated to be getting around $360 million dollars in the $4 billion purchase of the UFC by WME-IMG. On top of that, ESPN reports...

Jul 12, 2016 1:12 pm

Chuck Liddell bashes Jon Jones: ‘Don’t be crying, you know you took something’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell didn’t feel any pity for Jon Jones when he began crying at his press conference addressing the media about his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. Liddell spoke with MMA Mania about how he believes that Jones knowingly took banned substances, which resulted in the failed drug tests. “Don’t be...

Jul 12, 2016 12:03 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey: “I’m fine not being perfect”

Since being knocked out by Holly Holm back in November, there has been much talk of a potential Ronda Rousey return to the Octagon. The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has reportedly been training at an acting school in California as of late, leading many to doubt whether she’ll actually return to the Octagon. Reebok...

Jul 12, 2016 12:00 pm

Jon Jones slips by probation violation with failed USADA drug test results

Jon Jones remains on probation for his stint with the law when he left the scene of an accident in 2015. Jones was last arrested in March for violating his probation after receiving traffic violations in Albuquerque, New Mexico. With Jones’ recent potential USADA violation, TMZ reports that “a rep for the Bernalillo County DA’s...

Jul 12, 2016 11:20 am

VIDEO | Ben Askren roasts Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone for his comments about Daniel Cormier

Ranked UFC lightweight and welterweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and ONE Championship welterweight champ Ben Askren are similar in that both never hold back in speaking their mind. However, their views on fighting styles could not be more different. Cerrone was recently put under the microscope for his critical comments made on Daniel Cormier’s performance against...

Jul 12, 2016 10:43 am

UFC 200 salary report: Brock Lesnar sets new record for highest disclosed payout

UFC 200 saw an absolutely stacked event card from beginning to end and the monumental pay-per-view event is likely the biggest payout in UFC history because of that. Brock Lesnar took home the biggest check with his disclosed payout of $2.5 million, setting a new record for the highest disclosed payout in UFC history. Prior...

Jul 12, 2016 10:21 am

“Grateful” Jon Jones returns to Albuquerque, posts message of positivity

With just two days to go until UFC 200, former UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Jones appeared at a press conference, where he addressed the situation and fielded questions from media members regarding the potential violation. During the course of the presser,...

Jul 12, 2016 10:14 am

UFC 200 rankings update

This past weekend, the UFC held its 200th Pay-Per View event. The historic UFC 200 event went down at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and played host to a number of incredible bouts. Understandably so, the fights shook up the UFC’s official rankings. In addition, Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 for his...

Jul 12, 2016 9:58 am

PHOTO | Newly crowned champion Amanda Nunes sleeps with UFC belt

Saturday night in Las Vegas, Amanda Nunes and Miesha Tate stepped in the Octagon to square off in the UFC 200 headlining bout. Nunes went on to shock the world as she rocked Tate in the first round, and then proceeded to submit the champ to win the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. The newly crowned...