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Jun 15, 2016 12:20 pm

Anthony Pettis featherweight debut set for August

Earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis announced his intentions to drop down to featherweight in hopes of ending his 3-fight skid. On Wednesday, it was announced that Pettis would be making his featherweight debut in Vancouver on August 27th against #7 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira. UFC Executive VP Tom Wright spoke to...

Jun 14, 2016 11:41 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre predicts Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson

This Saturday on Fox Sports 1, Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson will square off in a pivotal welterweight matchup that will likely see the new welterweight #1 contender crowned. Ahead of the fight, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, who is friends with, and has trained with both men, gave his preview of the bout...

Jun 13, 2016 8:43 pm

Joe Rogan gives his take on the fall of Ronda Rousey

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has not fought since losing the belt to Holly Holm at UFC 193 back in November. UFC color commentator Joe Rogan feels that Rousey got caught up in her fame, which ultimately led to her being knocked out by Holm. “These themes play themselves out over and over...

Jun 11, 2016 5:15 pm

John Kavanagh gives update on Conor McGregor’s potential return to featherweight

Since winning the UFC featherweight championship back in December, Conor McGregor went up to welterweight for a UFC 196 fight with Nate Diaz, which was initially supposed to be a lightweight title fight with Rafael dos Anjos. McGregor lost the fight, and then was rebooked to fight Diaz at UFC 200, however he was pulled...

Jun 10, 2016 11:40 pm

Mark Hunt: USADA exemption won’t save Lesnar

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the UFC at UFC 200 to fight Mark Hunt in the co-main event of the historic card. In the following days it was revealed that Lesnar had been granted a USADA exemption and missed the first 3...

Jun 10, 2016 10:04 am

Brock Lesnar recalls meeting Muhammad Ali

Earlier this month, tragic news surfaced that boxing legend Muhammad Ali had passed away at the age of 74 after being hospitalized and placed on life support. Friday afternoon there was a funeral procession in Louisville to bring Ali home for a Muslim funeral service. Prior to that, Brock Lesnar spoke to ESPN to recall...

Jun 9, 2016 8:13 am

Mark Hunt reacts to Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

It’s been nearly a week since it was revealed that former UFC champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 200. Since then, it has also been revealed that Lesnar will be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt, and that he has been granted an exemption from USADA random drug testing. Ahead of...

Jun 2, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Dana White reacts to shootout Valentina Shevchenko shootout

News broke earlier this week that UFC women’s bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko was at a chicken shop in Peru when an armed robbery took place. Without missing a beat, Shevchenko’s coach left into action, pulling out a firearm and shooting one of the robbers. Unfortunately, he was also his by return fire from the men, and...

Jun 2, 2016 11:55 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm gets caught in hail storm while running

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is currently gearing up for her ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ scrap with Valentina Shevchenko in July. While training for the fight, Holm went on a run, however things took a turn for the worse when she was caught in a hailstorm. Rather than duck inside for cover, Holm...

Jun 2, 2016 9:04 am

VIDEO | Despite short notice, Michael Bisping is feeling incredible

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping is finally going to get his title shot, after nearly a decade inside the UFC. Unfortunately for Bisping, he took the fight on 2 weeks notice, leading many to wonder if he will have enough time to prepare for the event. Ahead of the fight, Bisping joined Jay & Dan...

May 29, 2016 4:23 pm

UFN 88 Results: Erik Koch submits Shane Campbell in round two

A lightweight tilt between Erik Koch (15-4 MMA) and Shane Campbell (12-5 MMA) kicked off the UFC Fight Night 88 prelims on FOX Sports 1. Erik Koch put on a dominant performance at UFC Fight Night 88, utilizing his slick ground game to submit Shane Campbell via rear-naked choke in the second-round of their preliminary...

May 28, 2016 7:29 am

VIDEO | Brian Stann running for political office?

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Brian Stann has a very well documented past in the armed forces. Stann, a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps was awarded the Silver Star for his actions during combat. Back in 2013, following his KO loss to Wanderlei Silva, Stann retired from MMA, taking a very active role in...

May 27, 2016 9:46 am

VIDEO | Aljamain Sterling trolls Bryan Caraway during photoshoot

On Sunday, #4 ranked Aljamain Sterling will square off against #8 ranked Bryan Caraway in a pivotal bantamweight fight that could see Sterling become the bantamweight #1 contender if he defeats Caraway. Sterling comes into the bout with an undefeated 12-0 record, with 4 wins under the UFC banner. His most recent win came by...

May 24, 2016 8:24 am

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather reportedly set for September 17th

There has been quite a bit of back and forth regarding a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. While it was initially reported that the fight was close to being finalized, it was then revealed that the fight was entirely fictitious, and wouldn’t happen. While many thought the hype surrounding the fight...

May 22, 2016 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: “I’m almost ready to retire”

Dan Henderson will fight the final bout of his current UFC contract when he squares off with former Bellator champ Hector Lombard at UFC 199 on June 4 inĀ  Los Angeles. The 45-year-old mixed martial arts legend recently spoke to MMAJunkie Radio where he admitted that he is about ready to hang up the gloves....

May 20, 2016 4:33 pm

Gilbert Melendez on Conor McGregor: ‘He fights like the smaller man’

Nate Diaz and Gilbert Melendez have been close training partners for a long time with Cesar Gracie. Melendez knows Diaz all too well and says that if McGregor gets his rematch with Nate, the result will be the same as their first match. “I don’t see it going any differently. I see Conor, if he...

May 20, 2016 12:13 pm

Urijah Faber finds Dominick Cruz and T.J. Dillashaw’s new alliance funny

Urijah Faber’s trash talk has turned two former enemies into friends. As Faber is set to fight Dominick Cruz for the UFC bantamweight title at UFC 199, he has made a few comments regarding Cruz and former champion TJ Dillashaw’s physique. “Dominick’s defending T.J. They’re in this club together,” said Faber, according to FOX Sports....

May 20, 2016 1:32 am

VIDEO | FS1’s Jay and Dan narrate Floyd Mayweather crashing Conor McGregor and Dana White’s dinner meeting

Things got crazy when @FloydMayweather showed up to @TheNotoriousMMA & @DanaWhite's secret dinner in Beverly Hills!https://t.co/n7I7oqNIFa — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) May 20, 2016 A dinner meeting between UFC President Dana White, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor took place on Wednesday night. Everyone was curious on what the meeting was about,...

May 12, 2016 10:30 am

Cole Miller’s statement on fighting BJ Penn

American Top Team’s Cole Miller is now officially set to face BJ Penn in a featherweight bout on June 4 in the UFC 199 event at The Forum in California. Miller stepped in with just over three weeks notice for the fight after Penn’s original opponent Dennis Siver pulled out after suffering an injury in...