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Mar 16, 2017 7:25 am

Invicta champ Megan Anderson breaks down potential clash with “Cyborg”

Megan Anderson, who currently holds the Invicta interim featherweight title, is one of the best female featherweights on the planet today. While there is no indication that she’ll sign with the UFC in the immediate future, she is already being discussed as an opponent for UFC star Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino, who is far and away...

Mar 16, 2017 6:25 am

Duane Ludwig on TUF 25: This is by far the best season for the fights themselves

The next season of The Ultimate Fighter, TUF 25, looks like it should be a good one. The season will be coached by reigning bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and former champion TJ Dillashaw, who are estranged former teammates and heated rivals. The cast, meanwhile, will be composed of TUF veterans – ranging from Joe Stevenson...

Mar 15, 2017 1:00 pm

PHOTO | Willie Nelson is down with the Diaz Brothers and their weed

What do Willie Nelson, Nick, and Nate Diaz all have in common? They are all legends for one, but another common interest among the three men is their admiration for marijuana. Recently the Diaz brothers rolled out their line of PreRoll marijuana cigarettes with California Finest, being made available to “qualified medical patients only.” Nick’s...


Mar 15, 2017 12:53 pm

Michael Chiesa rips Tony Ferguson, shuts down Ferguson vs. Diaz

Recently, UFC lightweights Michael Chiesa and Tony Ferguson have gone toe to toe in various interviews as ‘The Maverick’ and ‘El Cucuy’ have continued to trade barbs back and forth following Chiesa’s callout of the top ranked lightweight contender. Following Chiesa’s callout of Ferguson for an interim lightweight title fight, Ferguson shut down the idea,...

Mar 15, 2017 12:52 pm

Michael Bisping gets another medical procedure done ahead of Georges St-Pierre fight

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has what is likely be the biggest fight of his life coming up as he is set to take on former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who returns to fight once again after taking over three years off from competition. Bisping last fought at UFC 204 back in October as...

Mar 15, 2017 12:37 pm

Michael Bisping: Floyd Mayweather was scammed out of money in Vegas

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping recently shed a bit of light on the ever-confusing reports regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing superfight following a statement from UFC President Dana White that revealed a fight between Mayweather and McGregor is far from being finalized. That followed a statement from Floyd Mayweather in which,...

Mar 15, 2017 12:18 pm

Shogun Rua eyeing title shot, admits he isn’t there

MMA legend Mauricio Shogun Rua has continued to continue his winning ways despite the fact that at 35 years old, and with fifteen professional fights, Rua is one of the most seasoned MMA veterans on the active UFC roster. Despite that, and several 2-fight skids in recent memories, Rua is currently on a 3-fight win...

Mar 15, 2017 12:04 pm

Fourteen fighters reportedly removed from UFC roster

Several times a year, the UFC goes through the process of purging their UFC roster as they remove inactive fighters, and cut fighters who are currently on losing streaks. The latest list of fighters is a rather lengthy one with several well-known fighters on the latest cut-list according to UFC Fighter’s Info: Brandon Thatch Li...

Mar 15, 2017 11:25 am

A list of the 34 charges War Machine is facing for alleged incident involving Christy Mack

The trial involving former UFC and Bellator fighter War Machine, who legally changed his name from Jonathan Koppenhaver, continues in a Clark County Courtroom. War Machine in on trial for an alleged incident involving his ex-girlfriend, Christine Mackinday, better known by her adult film actress name, Christy Mack, and her then-boyfriend Corey Thomas. War Machine...

Mar 15, 2017 10:09 am

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva to battle Vitaly Minakov in Russia

Despite being a tough 1-6-1 in his last 8 fights, former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva shows no signs of slowing down. Some five months removed from his corruption filled loss to Ivan Shtyrkov in Russia’s Titov Boxing Promotion, the Brazilian heavyweight will once again fight in the country, this time against former...

Mar 15, 2017 9:30 am

Michael Chiesa wants interim title fight with Tony Ferguson

‘The Ultimate Fighter: Live’ winner Michael Chiesa has proven to be one of the most consistent lightweights in the UFC today. With a UFC record of 7-2, with one of his losses coming by way of doctor stoppage due to a cut on his eyebrow, Chiesa has found himself at #7 on the UFC’s official...

Mar 15, 2017 9:05 am

Rafael dos Anjos eyeing Nick Diaz fight

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos recently announced his move to the welterweight division in the midst of a 2-fight skid at lightweight which saw him lose the lightweight title to Eddie Alvarez in the summer of 2016 before then dropping a unanimous decision to Tony Ferguson in a fight which likely could have...

Mar 15, 2017 7:58 am

Daniel Cormier comments on shortage of contenders at light heavyweight

In a few short weeks, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will attempt to defend his title against destructive challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. If all goes Cormier’s way, he’ll then attempt to defend his title against Jon Jones, a troubled former champion and his biggest rival. Beyond bouts with Rumble and Jones, however, it’s hard...

Mar 15, 2017 6:55 am

Yoel Romero now plans to wait for shot at Bisping-GSP winner

Yoel Romero has earned a shot at Michael Bisping’s UFC middleweight title – that’s pretty much undeniable at this point. Unfortunately, Romero’s title shot was put on the back-burner by the UFC, as the organization instead opted to give the next middleweight shot to returning welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre. On Monday’s edition of The MMA...

Mar 15, 2017 6:28 am

Hector Lombard calls for fight with Vitor Belfort

When Vitor Belfort stepped into the Octagon in the main event of UFC Fortaleza last weekend, he was hoping for a revivifying win over a highly-regarded contender in Kelvin Gastelum. What he received instead was his third TKO loss in a row, as he was thumped to an extremely decisive end by first-round Gastelum punches....

Mar 15, 2017 5:55 am

Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum official for UFC 212

Last weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Brazil, former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum continued to make good on his return to the middleweight division as he thumped MMA legend Vitor Belfort with first-round punches. Shortly after this win, which is arguably the biggest of his career, the rising star made...

Mar 14, 2017 12:45 pm

Frankie Edgar senses the UFC may be setting him up to lose against Yair Rodriguez

A fight that has the potential to really shake up the 145-pound division is set as #2 UFC ranked featherweight Frankie Edgar takes on #9 ranked Yair Rodriguez on May 13 at UFC 211. Edgar, a former UFC lightweight champion has much more to lose currently sitting near the top of the featherweight division while...

Mar 14, 2017 12:22 pm

Demian Maia glad Georges St-Pierre is returning at middleweight

This month, news surfaced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had signed a new multi-fight UFC contract, and would be returning to the UFC for a middleweight showdown with UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping later this year. While top ranked UFC welterweight Demian Maia may currently be booked to fight Jorge Masvidal in a...

Mar 14, 2017 11:52 am

14-year-old kickboxer Scott Marsden dies after national title bout

Tragic news has hit the kickboxing community as it became known that 14-year-old kickboxer, Scott Marsden passed away. Marsden was competing in a national title bout in Leeds, England on Saturday when he collapsed during the bout and was taken to the hospital where he later died. West Yorkshire Police are making inquiries but the...

Mar 14, 2017 11:33 am

Ricardo Lamas to Korean Zombie: “Be careful what you ask for”

Earlier this year, ‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung returned to the Octagon following a nearly four year layoff which saw him serve mandatory military service to South Korea and take time away from the Octagon. In his return fight to the Octagon, Jung faced streaking contender Dennis Bermudez in Houston, Texas. Despite being rocked...

Mar 14, 2017 11:07 am

Demetrious Johnson: People misunderstand Tyron Woodley when he talks about racism

Over the last few months, UFC welterweight titleholder Tyron Woodley has generated some controversy among fans by suggesting that he deals with racism, even as a UFC champion. “If you look at the history of our sport – and it’s not even our sport, the history of the American culture – certain things are subliminally...

Mar 14, 2017 10:54 am

Rashad Evans eyeing quick turnaround following UFC 209 loss

At UFC 209 earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rasahd Evans made his highly anticipated UFC middleweight debut after several setbacks in his drop to middleweight. Entering into the Octagon at UFC 209 against Olympic Judoka Dan Kelly, Rashad Evans was riding a 2-fight skid that saw him drop back to back losses...

Mar 14, 2017 10:47 am

VIDEO | Eddie Bravo explains reason for heated argument with Michael Bisping

Earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada, many fans and members of the MMA community were in town for the Fighters Only World MMA Awards and UFC 209 event. After the MMA Awards took place, there was a heated argument involving UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping as he was seen in a video yelling at...

Mar 14, 2017 10:17 am

Paige VanZant’s future with Team Alpha Male uncertain

To close out 2016, Paige VanZant looked to capitalize on her August 2016 win over Bec Rawlings as she stepped into the Octagon with ‘The Karate Hottie’ Michelle Waterson for a highly anticipated UFC Sacramento main event showdown. While many expected Waterson to look to use her elite level striking to pick VanZant apart, while...

Mar 14, 2017 10:14 am

Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko continue to trade shots on Twitter

When Valentina Shevchenko submitted Julianna Pena with a second-round armbar back in January, she earned herself a crack at Amanda Nunes and the UFC women’s bantamweight title. While the Kyrgyzstani fighter’s title shot has been confirmed, however, the date and location of this fight are still not known. On Sunday evening, Nunes did her best...