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Jul 11, 2017 1:25 pm

TUF 25 salary report: Justin Gaethje tops payroll in UFC debut

This past Friday in Las Vegas, fight fans tuned in to an action packed night of fights in Las Vegas for the ‘Ultimate Fighter: Redemption’ Finale, where TUF 25’s Jesse Taylor was crowned the winner of TUF nine years after earning his way to the Finale for the first time. In addition, the main event...

Jul 11, 2017 12:07 pm

Floyd Mayweather breaks silence, fires back following reports of tax issues

Monday afternoon, reports surfaced that undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather petitioned the US Tax Court for a 3-month agreement to pay off his 2015 taxes, asking for the IRS to allow him to pay after his August 26th scrap with Conor McGregor. Conor McGregor was quick to fire back at Mayweather over the incident, saying...

Jul 11, 2017 11:38 am

VIDEO | Snoop Dogg shows off his arial kicks ahead of UFC broadcasting debut

Who else can't wait for #SnoopCast on the premiere of Dana White's Tuesday Night #ContenderSeries?! #Repost @UrijahFaber ・・・ Snoop does NOT Play!! @ufc #fightpass @snoopdogg A post shared by ufc (@ufc) on Jul 10, 2017 at 10:14pm PDT Tonight, July 11th, rap icon Snoop Dogg will make his UFC broadcasting debut alongside recently inducted UFC...

Jul 11, 2017 10:33 am

BREAKING | Kevin Lee says he’s accepted TUF coaching job against Justin Gaethje

On Monday night, Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC was considering Eddie Alvarez as the next opponent for former World Series of Fighting lightweight champ Justin Gaethje, who made his UFC debut on Friday with a wild, TKO defeat of Michael Johnson. Apparently, Gaethje and Alvarez were also being seriously considered as the coaches for...

Jul 11, 2017 10:25 am

Dillon Danis candidly discusses rift with Marcelo Garcia

Since being brought into Conor McGregor’s training camp as a JiuJitsu coach and partner, Dillon Danis’ stock has continued to rise in not only the JiuJitsu world, but also in the MMA world, despite the fact that Danis has never competed in an MMA bout. The BJJ champion has continued to make headlines for his...

Jul 11, 2017 9:02 am

Max Holloway wants Frankie Edgar, fans want Conor McGregor rematch

Earlier this year, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped into the Octagon with Jose Aldo to fight for the undisputed featherweight championship. After weathering an early storm, Holloway managed to defeat Aldo via 3rd round TKO to cement his place as the king of the UFC’s 145 pound division. Following the fight, all signs...

Jul 11, 2017 8:20 am

Valentina Shevchenko doesn’t believe Amanda Nunes’ excuses

If things had gone according to plan, Valentina Shevchenko would have battled Amanda Nunes for UFC bantamweight gold in the main event of UFC 213 last Saturday. Unfortunately, Nunes was forced out of the bout with an illness at the last minute – at least, that’s her story. Shevchenko is not so sure about Nunes’...

Jul 11, 2017 7:34 am

UFC targets Justin Gaethje vs. Eddie Alvarez, frustrated Dustin Poirier goes off

Shortly after his thrilling TKO win over Michael Johnson – which marked a successful UFC debut – former World Series of Fighting champ Justin Gaethje called out Tony Ferguson. Ferguson, however, didn’t appear to be interested in the fight, and UFC President Dana White later stated that the UFC is still hoping to pair Ferguson...

Jul 11, 2017 6:03 am

Fabricio Werdum to appeal UFC 213 loss to Alistair Overeem

Last Saturday, on the main card of UFC 213, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum gave up a razor close decision to former Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem. This outcome was immediately controversial, as many members of the MMA Community argued that Werdum had done enough to win, and others argued the fight should have been...

Jul 10, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather skating through fight camp on Sunday Funday

The mega money fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is less than two months away and the world tour press conference kicks off the first of four stops on Tuesday. However, on Sunday, the undefeated boxing great didn’t let the fight or any promotion get in the way of his family time as he...

Jul 10, 2017 12:10 pm

Report: Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor price for pay-per-view set

What are you willing to dish out to watch Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor meet in the boxing ring on August 26? According to Los Angeles Times Sports Reporter, Lance Pugmire, the prices for the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fight have been set. Pugmire tweeted on Monday, “The @FloydMayweather @TheNotoriousMMA pay per view price...

Jul 10, 2017 11:53 am

If Justin Gaethje doesn’t get “not smart” Tony Ferguson, he has another opponent in mind

Shortly after his thrilling, back-and-forth TKO defeat of Michael Johnson, former World Series of Fighting lightweight king Justin Gaethje made a dynamite callout of top UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson. While this prospective matchup immediately had fans drooling, we know that the UFC – and Ferguson – are still keen on an interim title fight between...

Jul 10, 2017 10:43 am

BREAKING| Gegard Mousasi confirms he’s signed with Bellator, shares details of deal

Earlier this morning, reports began to swirl that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and long-time UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi had abandoned the UFC ship and signed with Bellator MMA. I’m hearing from a reliable source that Gegard Mousasi has signed with Bellator MMA. It’s one source but I’m trying to get confirmation now. —...

Jul 10, 2017 9:15 am

New free agent Frank Mir seeking fights with Fedor Emelianenko, Brock Lesnar

Former UFC heavyweight champion and long-time heavyweight contender Frank Mir is now a free agent. After failing a USADA test – and failing to prove the failed test was not his fault – he and the UFC agreed on an amicable divorce. Now that he’s free to fight elsewhere, Mir is setting his sights on...

Jul 10, 2017 8:40 am

VIDEO | Yoel Romero responds to Michael Bisping ripping up the Cuban flag

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero stepped onto the canvas with Australia’s Robert Whittaker in a bid to capture UFC interim middleweight gold. Had he won, he would have earned a fight with the undisputed middleweight champion – and his biggest rival – Michael Bisping. Regrettably for Romero and...

Jul 10, 2017 7:29 am

Report | Gegard Mousasi has found a new home

Gegard Mousasi’s impressive – if controversial – UFC 210 TKO defeat of former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman marked the final obligation on his UFC contract. With his contract completed, Mousasi then entered a renegotiation period with the UFC. Despite the fact that Mousasi holds the number-four spot in the UFC middleweight rankings, the promotion...

Jul 10, 2017 6:30 am

Michael Johnson breaks silence after action packed loss to Justin Gaethje

On Friday night, in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter season 25 finale, former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje made his UFC debut against the UFC’s fifth-ranked lightweight Michael Johnson. It was a war for the ages that saw Johnson control the early moments, and Gaethje ultimately surge back to score...

Jul 9, 2017 11:46 am

Dana White on Travis Browne: “I think that Travis should retire”

Last night, on the final fight of the UFC 213 undercard, Travis Browne attempted to correct a three-fight losing streak against the dangerous Alexey Oleinik. Though Browne had a few moments of success early on, this fight ultimately turned out disastrously for him, as he was stopped by a second-round rear-naked choke. With this outcome,...

Jul 9, 2017 11:43 am

Amanda Nunes gives “her side” of the story on her UFC 213 withdrawal

If things had gone according to plan, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes would have taken on rival Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of last night’s anticipated UFC 213 card. Regrettably, Nunes took ill in the week leading up to the fight, and was ultimately forced out of the bout on the very day...

Jul 9, 2017 10:34 am

VIDEO | Watch the chilling, UFC 214 promo that everybody is talking about

Originally, last night’s UFC 213 was supposed to be the biggest card of the year thus far. Thanks to an unfortunate series of events, however, that title now belongs firmly to UFC 214, which goes down on July 29 in Anaheim California. This card will feature a whopping three title fights. The first will go...

Jul 9, 2017 10:04 am

VIDEO | Robert Whittaker and Michael Bisping exchange words in the Octagon

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Kiwi-Australian star Robert Whittaker captured a unanimous decision win from the streaking Yoel Romero, and won the UFC interim middleweight title as a result. In the moments after this impressive win, the 26-year-old interim champion was joined in the cage by the 38-year-old undisputed champ, Michael...

Jul 9, 2017 8:07 am

VIDEO | Yoel Romero has terrifying reaction to Bisping ripping up Cuban flag

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero collided with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the UFC’s interim middleweight title. As this interim title battle raged, the undisputed champion – and Romero’s biggest critic – Michael Bisping watched on from cage-side. Mid-way through the fight, Bisping did his best to throw Romero...

Jul 9, 2017 7:38 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping rips up Cuban flag, throws shreds at Yoel Romero mid-fight

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero collided with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the UFC’s interim middleweight title. As this interim title battle raged, the undisputed champion – and Romero’s biggest critic – Michael Bisping watched on from cage-side. In advance of this fight, Bisping made no secret of the...

Jul 9, 2017 6:46 am

Valentina Shevchenko got a sizeable payday despite Nunes’ withdrawal

If things had gone according the original plan, Kyrgyzstan’s Valentina Shevchenko would have collided with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 213 last night. Regrettably, Nunes was forced out of this anticipated contest on the very day of battle. Though there was some brief talk of strawweight champion Joanna...

Jul 9, 2017 6:10 am

Dana White rips Amanda Nunes, suggests champ’s UFC 213 withdrawal was mostly mental

If things had gone according to the original plan, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes would have taken on dangerous challenger Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of UFC 213 last night. Regrettably, reports began surfacing yesterday afternoon that Nunes had been hospitalized and that she would not be competing on the card. While this...