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Jul 8, 2016 9:05 am

Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier statistical breakdown

Thursday night UFC President Dana White announced that Anderson Silva would be stepping in on just two days notice to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Silva, who is stepping in for Jones Jones following a potential USADA anti-doping violation, opened up at a major underdog. Ahead of the fight, take a look at the...

Jul 7, 2016 2:09 am

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ potential USADA violation

Late Wednesday, the UFC announced that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 main event fight against champion Daniel Cormier for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” With the UFC light heavyweight title fight just days away, everyone in the MMA community was shocked at the news. Here is how...

Jul 1, 2016 9:59 pm

Anderson Silva continues campaign for Michael Bisping rematch

Nearly 6 months ago, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva squared off in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The fight was a rather controversial one, with Bisping losing his mouthguard midway through the fight. When Bisping went to retrieve his mouthguard from referee Herb Dean, Silva took advantage of the situation and landed...

Jun 27, 2016 11:23 am

Anderson Silva states his case for a rematch with Michael Bisping

Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping fought a controversial fight back at UFC Fight Night 84, just a few months prior to Bisping becoming the UFC middleweight champion at UFC 199. Silva thought he had finished Bisping at the end of the third round and ran off jumping on the cage celebrating, but was dumbfounded when...


Jun 25, 2016 9:43 am

VIDEO | Rampage Jackson vs. Satoshi Ishii (Highlights)

Friday night in St Louis, Missouri, Rampage Jackson and Satoshi Ishii squared off in the main event of Bellator 157. The fight ended up going the distance, and was rather back and forth, with Ishii looking to take the fight to the ground and submit Rampage, while the former UFC champion looked to use his...

Jun 22, 2016 10:03 am

PHOTOS | Conor McGregor with pop music icon after concert

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has certainly become one of the most recognizable faces in sports, in addition to being one of the most popular fighters in the UFC. After a concert with his girlfriend, Dee Devlin, McGregor posed with pop music icon Rihanna backstage. Both stars ended up posting pictures to their social media...

Jun 19, 2016 9:43 am

Pros react to Stephen Thompson’s win over Rory MacDonald

Stephen Thompson likely secured himself a welterweight title shot at UFC Fight Night 89 last night after he scored a decision victory over Rory MacDonald in the evening’s main event. Here is how the pros reacted to “Wonderboy’s” big win: I feel like @rory_macdonald is blocking his nose most the fight. — Tyron T-Wood Woodley...

Jun 18, 2016 9:53 pm

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone knocks out Patrick Cote

FINISH HIM!#UFCOttawa https://t.co/27XdVnZYvA — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) June 19, 2016 In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone moved up to welterweight to fight veteran Patrick Cote in a highly anticipated showdown between two of the most exciting fighters in the UFC. Cerrone dropped Cote several times throughout the fight,...

Jun 18, 2016 9:12 pm

UFN 89 Results: Steve Bosse defeats Sean O’Connell via decision

A light heavyweight bout between Steve Bosse (12-2 MMA) and Sean O’Connell (17-8 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 main card in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Bosse lands a big right hand. O’Connell fires back with a huge left. Bosse with another massive right hand. O’Connell replies with a...

Jun 18, 2016 5:31 pm

UFN 89 Results: Elias Theodorou defeats Sam Alvey

A middleweight bout between Elias Theodorou and Sam Alvey served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 Fight Pass prelims in Ottawa. Round one begins and Theodorou misses with a high kick. Alvey has his left hand locked and loaded. Elias lands a leg kick. And then another. Theodorou with another leg...

Jun 18, 2016 5:03 pm

UFN 89 Results: Randa Markos defeats Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger via decision

A UFC strawweight bout between Randa Markos and Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger took place on the UFC Fight Night 89 Fight Pass prelims in Ottawa. Round one begins a Randa presses forward with punches. She is trying to get Jocelyn against the fence. Jocelyn circles away. Randa presses forward with more strikes. She backs up Jocelyn and...

Jun 15, 2016 12:20 pm

Anthony Pettis featherweight debut set for August

Earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis announced his intentions to drop down to featherweight in hopes of ending his 3-fight skid. On Wednesday, it was announced that Pettis would be making his featherweight debut in Vancouver on August 27th against #7 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira. UFC Executive VP Tom Wright spoke to...

Jun 12, 2016 11:05 am

Pros react to the tragic mass shooting in Orlando

Tragedy struck the Unites States of America today as a heavily-armed assailant opened fire inside a packed Orland nightclub killing 50 people and wounding 53 others. The suspect has since been identified as Omar Seddique Mateen of Port St. Lucie, Florida. Authorities have stated that they are investigating the massacre as possible terrorism. The brutal...

Jun 12, 2016 8:34 am

Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson statistical breakdown

A key welterweight fight between top contenders Rory MacDonald (18-3 MMA) and Stephen Thompson (12-1 MMA) will headline next weekend’s UFC Fight Night event in Ottawa. Here is a statistical comparison of the two fighters competing in next weekend’s main event (via @Fightnomics): Main Event next weekend-really intriguing matchup. Wonderboy's striking stats are bonkers, but...

Jun 7, 2016 12:41 am

MMA community reacts to the death of Kimbo Slice

Tragic and shocking news blazed over the Internet when it became known that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, died after being admitted to a hospital in Florida late Monday. The 42-year-old Internet sensation turned MMA star had an intimidating look and character that captivated the attention of people around the world, but the...

Jun 5, 2016 5:21 pm

Photo | Michael Bisping taunts Luke Rockhold on social media

Michael Bisping (30-7 MMA) shocked the mixed martial arts world last night in Los Angeles by earning a stunning first-round knockout victory over Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199. Bisping and Rockhold engaged in a heated conversation at the UFC 199 post fight press conference and that bad blood carried over in...

Jun 5, 2016 4:12 pm

Pros react to the return of Brock Lesnar

During last night’s UFC 199 pay-per-view broadcast UFC officials announced that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to fight at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. An opponent for “The Beast” was not given at the time, but we now know that an announcement will be made Monday June 6 on...

Jun 5, 2016 11:12 am

Pros react to Dan Henderson’s brutal KO victory over Hector Lombard

Former Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson scored an absolutely brutal knockout victory over former Bellator title holder Hector Lombard at last night’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles. The 45-year-old landed a head kick on Lombard and then hit him with an elbow that caused “Lightning” to fall crashing to the canvas in the bouts second-round....

Jun 2, 2016 2:11 am

Cody Garbrandt and Dominick Cruz go at it on twitter

The UFC bantamweight division had a new contender rise up after this weekend’s fights at UFC Fight Night 88. Cody Garbrandt knocked out Thomas Almeida in the very first round of their fight, shooting him up the rankings of the UFC bantamweight division. Garbrandt stated that he is looking to become the UFC world champion,...

May 29, 2016 8:19 pm

UFN 88 Results: Rick Story defeats Tarec Saffiedine via decision

A welterweight bout featuring fomrer Strikeforce champ Tarec Saffiedine (16-5 MMA) taking on Rick Story (19-8 MMA) took place on the main card of UFC Fight Night 88 tonight in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Story opens with a big leg kick. Saffiedine with a body kick but Story catches it and smacks him...

May 29, 2016 7:49 pm

UFN 88 Results: Chris Camozzi defeats Vitor Miranda via decision

A middleweight bout between Chris Camozzi (22-10 MMA) and Vitor Miranda (12-5 MMA) took place on the UFC Fight Night 88 card tonight in Las Vegas. Chris Camozzi was able to land some solid combinations and utilize an effective ground game to beat up on Vitor Miranda for the better part of three rounds at...

May 29, 2016 5:57 pm

UFN 88 Results: Sara McMann defeats Jessica Eye via decision

A women’s bantamweight bout featuring Sara McMann (9-3 MMA) taking on Jessica Eye (11-5 MMA) took place on the UFC Fight Night 88 prelims in Las vegas. Sara McMann was able to effectively utilize her wrestling to smother Jessica Eye on route to a unanimous decision victory. McMann struggled to find her range in the...

May 27, 2016 7:41 pm

Renan Barao approximately 15 pounds overweight at start of week

On Sunday, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will be making his UFC featherweight debut against Jeremy Stephens. The fight is an extremely important one for Barao, who will be looking to make a splash in the stacked featherweight division. Ahead of the fight, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto is reporting that Barao went into fight week...

May 26, 2016 4:20 pm

Cody Garbrandt involved in brief scuffle with Thomas Almeida’s team

This Sunday in Las Vegas, two of the UFC’s brightest bantamweight prospects will square off in a pivotal matchup as undefeated prospects Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 88. Prior to that however, Garbrandt was involved in a brief scuffle with Almeida’s team at the hotel...

May 10, 2016 2:19 am

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw training with Georges St-Pierre at Tristar

Former Team Alpha Male all star TJ Dillashaw has been in Canada getting some training in with Georges St-Pierre and Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. After a great training at @tristargym today with @TJDillashaw and @Firas_Zahabi! pic.twitter.com/S1jMDe68eL — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 9, 2016 According to Ariel Helwani, he was told that Dillashaw is training...

May 8, 2016 1:19 pm

Video | UFN 87 Antonio Silva vs. Stefan Struve Highlights

Check out the highlights from today’s UFC Fight Night 87 co-main event fight between former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Stefan “The Skyscraper” Struve (via FOX Sports): https://twitter.com/UFCONFOX/status/729403673441275904 Stefan Struve won the bout via TKO at 0:15 of the first-round. Who would you like to see Stefan Struve fight in his next octagon appearance?...

May 8, 2016 1:09 pm

UFN 87 Results: Stefan Struve destroys Antonio Silva in round 1

A heavyweight tilt between former title challenger Antonio Silva (19-9-1 MMA) and Stefan Struve (27-8 MMA) served as the co-main event for today’s UFC Fight Night 87 card in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Struve lands a right hand and then an uppercut. He follows up with a huge knee while Silva is coming in....

May 8, 2016 11:32 am

UFN 87 Results: Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeats Heather Jo Clark via decision

A women’s strawweight bout between Karolina Kowalkiewicz (9-0 MMA) and Heather Jo Clark (7-5 MMA) took place at today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Heather Jo Clark was able to land some good right hands and control the pace in the opening round. Clark pressed Kowalkiewicz against the fence on a couple of...