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Jun 14, 2017 11:23 am

VIDEO | New promo highlights UFC 213’s two epic title fights

Every July, at the climax of its exciting International Fight Week, the UFC promotes a stacked, mega-card in Las Vegas. This year, that card is UFC 213, which goes down on July 8 in the T-Mobile Arena. Though UFC 213 took a real hit when its originally planned main event – a men’s bantamweight title...

Jun 14, 2017 11:00 am

Joe Lauzon explains why fighters should now support Reebok

Recently, at the first ever UFC Athlete Retreat, UFC lightweight Kajan Johnson stood up and challenged a Reebok rep during his presentation, voicing the general opinion of fighters in attendance that the Reebok deal was very negative for the fighters. After Johnson’s outburst, the UFC brass spoke with him privately, before then opening up an...

Jun 14, 2017 10:20 am

ABC launches charitable initiative to support retired fighters

Fighter pay is a hot button issue in mixed martial arts. It is widely believed that the majority of fighters are not paid well enough, and we often see fighters speaking out in protest of the way they’re paid. Al Iaquinta is probably the most high profile example of this trend at present, but he is...

Jun 14, 2017 8:58 am

TJ Dillashaw reacts to footage of injured Cody Garbrandt allegedly drunk wrestling

UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt was scheduled to fight former teammate TJ Dillashaw in a highly anticipated title fight this July. Unfortunately, while a procedure over in Germany was successful, Garbrandt remained unable to defend his title against Dillashaw in July due to the injury. Given that, it likely came as a bit of surprise...


Jun 14, 2017 4:33 am

UFC 214 in Anaheim loses another anticipated fight

Earlier this month, we learned that “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung had been forced out of his UFC 214 scrap with Ricardo Lamas with a long list of severe injuries that will keep him out of training for something in the area of six months. Though he has since been replaced by red hot prospect Jason Knight, this...

Jun 13, 2017 2:41 pm

Camille Jones, mother of Jon Jones, passes away after hard-fought battle with diabetes

Tragic news surfaced Tuesday morning that Camille Jones, the mother of UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones, and Super Bowl champions Arthur Jones, and Chandler Jones, passed away after a lengthy battle with diabetes according to TMZ. Arthur Jones broke the tragic news via social media, with a heartfelt message asking fans to keep...

Jun 13, 2017 2:19 pm

Wanderlei Silva explains why he no-showed Bellator press conference

This past week, MMA legend Wanderlei Silva no-showed a press conference ahead of his ‘Bellator NYC’ grudge match with Chael Sonnen on June 24th. While Bellator was quick to put out the fire for ‘The Axe Murderer’ claiming that he was ill, Silva himself has now shed light on why he decided to skip out...

Jun 13, 2017 1:51 pm

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum and Wanderlei Silva’s intense sparring session

You have probably heard of the gym wars that went down in the infamous Chute Boxe camp when Wanderlei Silva and Shogun Rua were putting on their memorable fights in PRIDE. The stories of their aggressive training and sparring sessions reflected in the PRIDE ring. Here, we take a look at this video from the...

Jun 13, 2017 11:46 am

Urijah Faber announces revolutionary partnership with aviation company

Former UFC fighter Urijah Faber is continuing to change MMA despite his retirement earlier this year. The ‘Team Alpha Male’ founder recently revealed some pretty groundbreaking changes for Team Alpha Male. Among the changes were two that could very well revolutionize MMA for fighters, including scholarships for recruiting, and an aviation deal that helps fighters,...

Jun 13, 2017 10:05 am

Michael Bisping makes his pick for Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker’s interim title fight

With UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping on the shelf nursing a knee injury, the UFC’s matchmaking team has opted to crown an interim middleweight champion to keep the division moving in the champ’s stead. This interim middleweight title fight will occur at UFC 213 this July 8, when streaking Cuban contender Yoel Romero collides with surging...

Jun 13, 2017 9:49 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman and Gian Villante wrestling as Hulk Hogan & Ultimate Warrior

Me as Ultimate warrior and @gpvillante as Hulk Hogan #cjsbirthdayparty A post shared by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Jun 10, 2017 at 8:29pm PDT A post shared by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Jun 10, 2017 at 8:31pm PDT A post shared by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Jun 10, 2017 at 8:32pm PDT A post shared...

Jun 13, 2017 8:52 am

Coach reveals Jose Aldo was injured prior to UFC 212

At UFC 212 recently, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo looked to defend his featherweight title for the first time since being promoted to the undisputed champion once again. While the champ found success in the opening round, it was the challenger, Max Holloway, who picked up momentum as the fight continued. Ultimately, in the third...

Jun 13, 2017 7:43 am

VIDEO | Jeff Mayweather discusses rumored date and venue for Mayweather-McGregor

Earlier this week, rumors began to surface surrounding a potential date and location for the much discussed boxing mega fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, and undefeated boxing star Floyd Mayweather. According to these rumors, the fight is being targeted for August 26, at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena – not the new T-Mobile Arena....

Jun 13, 2017 5:56 am

Chael Sonnen: Ronda Rousey is “not a fighter”

Back in late 2015, the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey was knocked senseless by a second-round Holly Holm head kick. The once dominant fighter did not respond well to this match of adversity, disappearing from the MMA limelight for well over a year. Ultimately, of course, Rousey did march back to the cage, where she attempted...

Jun 13, 2017 5:40 am

Coach spills the beans on location and date of “Shogun” Rua’s next fight

Though he has been labelled as “washed up” and “past his prime” more than a few times over the last few year, PRIDE legend Mauricio “Shogun” Rua is currently enjoying a significant career resurgence. The Brazilian striking specialist is currently on an impressive, three-fight streak, having recently bested fellow legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira by unanimous...

Jun 13, 2017 5:14 am

Coach: Jon Jones will be “even meaner” to Daniel Cormier in UFC 214 rematch

On July 29, in the main event of UFC 214, light heavyweight great Jon Jones will attempt to reclaim the title he once guarded so ferociously when he takes on the reigning champ and his biggest rival, Daniel Cormier. In advance of this fight, Jones’ striking coach Mike Winkeljohn says that Jones – who has...

Jun 13, 2017 4:56 am

Conor McGregor roasts “senior” Floyd Mayweather

Though it’s still not official, we seem to be closer than ever to a record-breaking boxing mega-fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated pugilist Floyd Mayweather Jr. Over the course of the long and winding road that has led us to this point – a point when the fight seems to be a...

Jun 12, 2017 1:47 pm

VIDEO | Tecia Torres stars in hilarious wake surfing video

Dying 😂😂😂😂 @TeciaTorres had a rough moment trying to surf, think everyone one the boat was crying from laughing so hard haha #lakelife pic.twitter.com/4cyxqrsvmp — Raquel Pennington (@RockyPMMA) June 12, 2017 It’s always fun to see your favorite fighters stepping out of their world of training and fighting. Donald Cerrone is always up to some...

Jun 12, 2017 12:24 pm

Bethe Correia blasts “overrated” Holly Holm, suspects she will retire early

This coming weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s upcoming trip to Singapore, former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will collide with former title challenger Bethe Correia. In advance of this fight, Correia has made no secret of her opinions on Holm. Her latest criticisms of Holm occurred in a Monday interview with Daily Star,...

Jun 12, 2017 9:53 am

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou drilling leg kicks is the scariest thing you’ll see today

Over the weekend, in the main event of UFC Auckland, hulking UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis experienced a hype-derailing loss to the veteran Mark Hunt. Shortly after this loss, Lewis surprised onlookers by announcing that he may have fought his last fight in the UFC’s Octagon. Given that real heavyweight contenders are few and far between,...