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Sep 12, 2017 1:57 pm

VIDEO | Fighter attacks referee for not stopping fight after tapping out

Emotions run high in competition but competitors need to keep their composure and remain professional if they want to continue in their sport. Here, we take a look at this incident that took place over the weekend at Aggrelin 19 in Munich, Germany where things got a bit out of hand. Austrian MMA Fighter Wilhelm...

Sep 12, 2017 1:33 pm

GRAPHIC PHOTO | UFC light heavyweight Ed Herman posts horrific injury

WARNING: Photo is GRAPHIC and may not be suitable for all audiences Social media can bring a ton of attention to certain incidents or events both good and bad. In this case, UFC light heavyweight Ed Herman shared a photo to social media of an injury that is just plain bad. Herman apparently suffered an...

Sep 12, 2017 1:07 pm

Michael Bisping Doesn’t Give a Sh*t That GSP is Training with Freddie Roach

We’re still about a month away from UFC 217, but Michael Bisping is already heating things up with Georges St-Pierre. The dude followed him into an elevator with steroid accusations and it’s only going to get wilder from there. On the latest episode of his podcast, he talked about the match-up and what he thinks...

Sep 12, 2017 12:26 pm

Justin Gaethje Thinks Conor McGregor Gasses Because a Lack of Wrestling

There’s a new force in the UFC’s lightweight division. As stacked as that weight class is, that’s like adding a piranha into a pool of sharks. Justin Gaethje left his World Series of Fighting lightweight title behind and crashed into the UFC with a huge victory over Michael Johnson, pushing him into the top five...

Sep 12, 2017 11:19 am

The First Combat Jiu Jitsu Worlds Roster is Ridiculous

Back in March, Eddie Bravo added another element to his groundbreaking sub-only grappling tournament. The ruleset for his Eddie Bravo Invitational had already been unanimously agreed upon as the most exciting to grapple under, it was even borrowed by Chael Sonnen’s Submission Underground. If his system of no-points and overtime to force a winner wasn’t...

Sep 12, 2017 11:06 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather does first tv interview since Conor McGregor fight

Floyd Mayweather added a good chunk of cash to his fortunes with what the now 50-0 boxing great said would be his last fight ever. Mayweather pocketed a guaranteed $100 million purse for his boxing match against Conor McGregor and “Money” has stated he could make over $300 million when everything including pay-per-view is added...

Sep 12, 2017 10:48 am

Demetrious Johnson worries he won’t be paid for UFC 215

If things had gone according to plan, dominant UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson would have taken on Ray Borg in the main event of UFC 215 this weekend. Regrettably, Borg was forced out of the fight with an illness at the very last minute, leaving Johnson without an opponent – and apparently, without a payday....

Sep 12, 2017 10:21 am

David Branch Says He’ll ‘Shut Down’ Luke Rockhold at UFC Pittsburgh

Creeping up on us after the last minute switch-out of UFC 215, UFC Pittsburgh is a sleeper card with some guaranteed killer fights. Headlining the card is former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold fighting David Branch. The welcome wagon continues for Branch, after getting a win over over Krzysztof Jotko at UFC 211. It was the...

Sep 12, 2017 9:37 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping follows Georges St-Pierre, pesters him as he gets on an elevator

Bye George A post shared by Mikebisping (@mikebisping) on Sep 12, 2017 at 8:13am PDT On November 4, in the main event of the absurdly stacked UFC 217, ever-entertaining UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will attempt to defend his strap against former UFC welterweight champ and MMA GOAT contender Georges St-Pierre. Given Bisping’s propensity for...

Sep 12, 2017 9:13 am

Learn, Teach, Heal with Dr. Pete: Rener Gracie – Closed Guard Posture Control

This week, Dr. Pete hit the mats with Rener Gracie at Gracie Academy in sun-soaked Torrance, California. Rener Gracie is the grandson of Brazilian jiu jitsu co founder Helio Gracie, and the son of UFC co creator Rorion Gracie. As the head instructor at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy, and the co-creator of Gracie University, he...

Sep 12, 2017 9:04 am

Brian Stann explains why he left his UFC commentary gig

Earlier this summer, the MMA community was hit by the surprising news that former fighter Brian Stann, arguably the best commentator and analyst employed by the UFC, would be leaving his post with the organization. This coming week, he’ll take up a new position as a Chief Operating Officer of a company he has described...

Sep 12, 2017 8:28 am

Mickey Gall set to return to action at UFC 217 in New York

Mickey Gall, one of the brightest young stars in the UFC welterweight division, is set for a return to the cage at UFC 217, this November 4 in New York City. Gall, who rose to prominence on Dana White’s Lookin for a Fight web series, will battle a fellow product of the show, Randy Brown. This bout...

Sep 12, 2017 7:46 am

Bantamweight contender Raquel Pennington shares her scorecard for Nunes vs. Shevchenko

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 215, women’s bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes stepped into the Octagon to defend her title against dangerous challenger Valentina Shevchenko. The bout was a rematch of a close 2016 fight, and just like that initial 2016 fight, it was incredibly competitive. In the end, the judges gave the...

Sep 12, 2017 6:36 am

Luke Rockhold doubts “joke” Georges St-Pierre will show up at UFC 217

On November 4, in the main event of UFC 217, former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre is scheduled to make his long-anticipated return to the Octagon. His opponent will be UFC middleweight king Michael Bisping. At least, that’s the plan. In the opinion of former champion Luke Rockhold, St-Pierre’s actually showing up on fight night...

Sep 12, 2017 5:54 am

BREAKING | Joanna Jedrzejczyk returns at UFC 217 in November

Earlier this month, dominating UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk teased an imminent fight announcement. This morning, we got that fight announcement. As expected, the champ’s next defense will pit her against long-time strawweight contender Rose Namajunas. The two stars will collide at UFC 217 this November, 4 inside New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden....

Sep 11, 2017 1:52 pm

Ray Borg fires back at critics after getting pulled from UFC 215 main event

The UFC 215 main event featuring Demetrious Johnson and Ray Borg was canceled just a few days before the fight date, which took place over the weekend in Edmonton, Canada. The announcement that Borg was pulled from the fight came on Thursday with doctors ruling the UFC flyweight title challenger unfit to compete due to...

Sep 11, 2017 9:50 am

Jeremy Stephens wants a fight with Jose Aldo – and a pay boost

Over the weekend, on the main card of UFC 215, long-time featherweight contender Jeremy Stephens picked up one of the best wins of his career, blasting former Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez to a lopsided, unanimous decision win. With this win, Stephens set himself up for more big fights inside the talent-rich UFC featherweight division....

Sep 11, 2017 7:17 am

Floyd Mayweather explains why Conor McGregor landed more than other opponents

Conor McGregor didn’t beat Floyd Mayweather. Instead, he succumbed to a storm of 10th-round punches dealt by the undefeated boxing legend. That said, McGregor did far better than many fans and pundits expected, arguably winning the fist few rounds of the fight, and surprisingly, out-landing many of Mayweather’s previous opponents – stars like Manny Pacquiao, Shane...

Sep 11, 2017 6:41 am

Conor McGregor is being sued for his UFC 202 bottle-throwing incident

Back in August of 2016 – now well over a year ago – at a press conference for UFC 202, Conor McGregor and his opponent Nate Diaz got into a heated confrontation. This confrontation reached a hectic crescendo when McGregor and Diaz’s team got into a strange firefight, whipping water bottles and energy drink cans...

Sep 10, 2017 7:58 am

UFC 215 post-fight bonus report: four main card fighters snag an extra $50K

Last night, the UFC touched down in the Canadian combat sports mecca of Edmonton, Alberta with the action-packed UFC 215. In the UFC 215 main event, we saw UFC women’s bantamweight queen Amanda Nunes score a razor-close win over surging challenger Valentina Shevchenko. In the co-main event, meanwhile we saw former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos...

Sep 10, 2017 7:43 am

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC 215: Amanda Nunes pockets $40K

Last night, the UFC touched down in the Canadian MMA hub of Edmonton, Alberta with the anticipated UFC 215. In the UFC 215 main event, we saw UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes score a razor-close win over red-hot challenger Valentina Shevchenko. In the co-main event, meanwhile we saw former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos...

Sep 10, 2017 7:25 am

Tyron Woodley responds to callout from surging Rafael dos Anjos

Shortly after his steamrolling of long-time welterweight contender Neil Magny, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos began calling for a scrap with reigning welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. “This division’s wide open; all the top-five, top-six guys in this division have lost to the champion or to the last challenger, which was Demian Maia,” dos...