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Sep 24, 2017 2:15 pm

Paul Daley says he made peace with Lorenz Larkin following Bellator 183

Paul Daley says he made peace with Lorenz Larkin following their Bellator 183 co-main event scrap. “Semtex” scored a brutal second-round knockout victory over “da Monsoon” after scoring a beautiful left hook that had Larkin out on his feet. The welterweight standouts got heated at the Bellator 183 weigh ins on Friday, but according to...

Sep 24, 2017 1:57 pm

Lorenz Larkin issues statement following KO loss to Paul Daley

The highly anticipated welterweight scrap between knockout artists Lorenz Larkin and Paul Daley took place last night at Bellator 183. Unfortunately for fans of “Da Monsoon”, after a strong opening round Daley was able to catch Larkin with a brutal left hook that had Lorenz out on his feet. The fight was stopped moments later...

Sep 24, 2017 10:04 am

You can add ‘Wonderboy’ to the long list of fighters in Mike Perry’s crosshairs

“Platinum” Mike Perry is one of the fastest rising contenders in the UFC welterweight division. Since joining the UFC fold in August of 2016, he has knocked out Hyun Gyu Lim, Danny Roberts, Jake Ellenberger, and most recently, Alex Reyes. Though these knockout wins were interspersed by a decision loss to Alan Jouban, they have...

Sep 24, 2017 9:23 am

Tyron Woodley is not a fan of the UFC’s pound-for-pound list

The UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings list is always changing. When Jon Jones was ejected from the list after his latest USADA-bust, the rankings endured another tectonic shift, and UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley isn’t impressed with the way they ended up. At present, the UFC’s pound-for-pound list has flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson at number...

Sep 24, 2017 8:52 am

Mike Perry goes off on Colby Covington, has plans to fight him soon

“Platinum” Mike Perry and Colby “Chaos” Covington are two of the brightest young contenders in the UFC welterweight division – and they really don’t seem to like each other. Over the last few months, the pair have exchanged plenty of heat in interviews and on social media. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio,...

Sep 24, 2017 8:24 am

Dominick Cruz is ready to replace Cody Garbrandt or TJ Dillashaw at UFC 217

On November 4, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 217, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will attempt to defend his title against an estranged teammate in former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. This is, by all accounts, one of the biggest and best title fights in UFC bantamweight history, which is why it would...

Sep 24, 2017 7:14 am

After Bellator 183, Benson Henderson vows to ‘stop having close fights’

Last night, in the main event of Bellator 183, Benson Henderson fought to yet another split decision, this time opposite long-time Bellator contender Patricky “Pitbull” Freire. Though Henderson has won his fare share of split decisions in the past, he lost this one. Whether the judges got it right or not (the MMA community didn’t...

Sep 24, 2017 7:01 am

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald and champ Douglas Lima have first staredown at Bellator 183

Can it be 2018 already?! @phenomlima vs @romac_gorilla who wins??? A post shared by Bellator MMA (@bellatormma) on Sep 23, 2017 at 8:49pm PDT Last night, Bellator MMA returned to sun-soaked San Jose, California with Bellator 183. The card was headlined by a razor-close lightweight scrap between long-time contender Patricky “Pitbull” Freire and former UFC...

Sep 23, 2017 6:22 pm

Dana White has a message for anyone who thinks Gokhan Saki’s debut was stopped early

Former kickboxing world champion Gokhan Saki made his highly anticipated octagon debut at last night’s UFC Fight Night 117 event in Japan. The feared striker, Saki, lived up to the hype scoring a first-round knockout victory over his opponent Luis Henrique da Silva. After a wild opening few minutes, Saki caught Da Silva with a...

Sep 23, 2017 6:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 117 Reebok Athlete Outfitting Payouts

The octagon returned to Japan yesterday for UFC Fight Night 117. The event was headlined by a light heavyweight scrap featuring Ovince Saint Preux taking on Yushin Okami. “OSP” put on another fine performance at the Saitama Super Arena scoring a first-round submission finish (Von Flue Choke) over his Japanese foe. In the co-main event...

Sep 23, 2017 1:42 pm

PHOTO | Chris Weidman shows off massive scar from recent surgery

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Chris Weidman picked up his first win in over two years this past July. “The All-American” scored a third-round submission victory over surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC on FOX 25 on July 22 from Long Island. Weidman’s fourteenth career victory did not come without a...

Sep 23, 2017 12:58 pm

Emil “Valhalla” Meek challenges Mike Perry to scrap at UFC 218, “Platinum” responds

UFC welterweight Mike Perry improved his record to 11-1 last weekend in Pittsburgh by scoring a first-round knockout victory over Alex Reyes. The win marked Perry’s second spectacular knockout in a row, as he had previously disposed of Jake Ellenberger via a viscous elbow at April’s UFC Fight Night event in Nashville. Following his victory...

Sep 23, 2017 12:23 pm

Don’t come around Conor McGregor dressed in a clown suit!

The remake of Stephen King’s classic horror novel “IT” has the world buzzing. The movie, which has done huge box office numbers, surrounds an evil being that usually takes the form of “Pennywise The Dancing Clown” and feasts on the children of a small town named Derry. Since the release of “IT” earlier this month,...

Sep 23, 2017 9:27 am

Georges St-Pierre wants to “shock the world” at UFC 217 against Michael Bisping

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre will return to the octagon for this first time in nearly four years when he squares off with Michael Bisping for the promotions middleweight championship at UFC 217 on November 4 in New York. The last time fight fans saw “GSP” in action was at UFC 167 in November...

Sep 23, 2017 8:40 am

Claudia Gadelha issues statement following tough loss to Jessica Andrade

Former UFC strawweight title challenger Claudia Gadelha went to war with fellow Brazilian standout Jessica Andrade in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 117 last night in Japan. Unfortunately for fans of Gadelha, after a terrific opening few minutes from Claudia, the tide turned in favor of Jessica Andrade in rounds two and three....

Sep 22, 2017 6:20 pm

VIDEO | Chaos breaks out between Lorenz Larkin and Paul Daley at Bellator weigh ins

Two of the most feared welterweight strikers in the world will go to war tomorrow night at Bellator 183 when Paul Daley squares off with Lorenz Larkin. The knockout artists squared off at today’s Bellator 183 weigh ins and things quickly got physical after “Semtex” got in the face of “Da Monsoon”. Check it out:...

Sep 22, 2017 1:58 pm

VIDEO | 4 examples of brilliant fight strategies that paid off

Fight strategy and game plans are just one of the keys to success when you’re competing at the highest level. From capitalizing on your opponents weaknesses and tendencies, going in with a game plan can help fighters achieve the results they are aiming for. In this video breakdown from Fight Focus, we have four examples...

Sep 22, 2017 1:06 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather explains why he is glad he didn’t knock Conor McGregor out cold

While some will still argue that the 10th round TKO stoppage in the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor boxing match was either early or justified, the man delivering the punches is glad he didn’t knock “The Notorious” out cold. In an interview following their multi-million dollar boxing match, Mayweather was asked if he wished that...

Sep 22, 2017 1:03 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson Is Really Out Here Training in a Laser Room

Let’s just take some time out of the ongoing beef with Kevin Lee, the post-traumatic stress of the fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov constantly falling through, and talk about Tony Ferguson’s training. You’re talking about a guy who is in a secluded camp right now in Big Bear that he built himself. Before that, he’s been...

Sep 22, 2017 10:49 am

Chuck Liddell opens up on what it would take for him to fight again

Recently, there was some buzz of UFC Hall of Fame legend Chuck Liddell making a return to competition. The 47-year-old appeared to be in great shape and some photos on social media including one with his old rival Tito Ortiz had people talking about a potential return. Liddell spoke on this week’s episode of The...

Sep 22, 2017 9:26 am

Gokhan Saki Declares Henrique da Silva Won’t Make It Out of the First Round

With Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua off the UFC Japan card, there’s not many big match-ups beside the criminally underrated fight between Claudia Gadelha and Jessica Andrade. Another fight that has slipped under the radar, is the UFC debut of K-1 and Glory kickboxing veteran, Gokhan Saki. After his opponent Henrique da Silva made a bold claim...

Sep 22, 2017 8:39 am

Don Frye Talks Jon Jones and USADA ‘Catching Who They Want to Catch’

Things have been relatively quiet on the Jon Jones front ever since his B sample came back positive, aside from a few superfights that we have learned will pass us by. By now, his team are gearing up to defend themselves in a legal battle to prove Jon Jones was indeed innocent. From the very...

Sep 22, 2017 8:06 am

Mizuto Hirota Pulled From UFC Japan After a Dangerous Weigh-In

As we reported yesterday after the early weigh-ins, Mizuto Hirota had a pretty gnarly trip to the scale. Tons of fans and media were posting following the appearance on social media, all concerned about the fighter’s well-being. He appeared to almost faint a couple of times, as well as being held up staff and his...

Sep 21, 2017 4:23 pm

Jeremy Stephens Posts a Savage Belated Comeback to McGregor’s Infamous Line

Jeremy Stephens was able to put on a great performance against scrappy veteran Gilbert Melendez at UFC 215, but there’s one exchange he’d like to forget. Back at the UFC 205 press conference, he tried to zing Conor McGregor on the spot by saying he’s the ‘hardest hitting 145er’ up there. Quick-witted McGregor clapped back...

Sep 21, 2017 1:45 pm

UFC welterweight Matt Brown drops shocking retirement announcement on social media

UFC fan favorite Matt Brown is set to make his return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 120 against another fan favorite, Diego Sanchez as the two are set to fight on November 11 in Norfolk, Virginia. To much surprise, “The Immortal” announced on Thursday via social media that his fight against Sanchez will...