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Sep 13, 2011 6:46 pm

Junior Dos Santos Bringing His "A" Game For Cain Velasquez

“Cain is a tremendous athlete, and a great fighter. I doubt he’s been twiddling his thumbs the whole past year. He strikes me as a guy who probably made his way back to training as soon as he was cleared, and there is no question he will be as ready as me on November 12....

Sep 8, 2011 10:00 am

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Jeff Monson Booked For M-1 Event in Russia

According to multiple reports, “The Last Emperor”, Fedor Emelianenko has booked his next opponent in the form of one-time UFC title challenger, Jeff Monson. Our sources have indicated that while not official, verbal agreements are in place and contracts are expected to be issued shortly. It has been highly speculated that Emelianenko would reemerge on...

Sep 6, 2011 12:28 pm

Brock Lesnar Returns Dec. 30 Against Alistair Overeem

A two-for-one major announcement was just made by UFC officials moments ago. First of which is that former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, is healed up from his most recent bout with diverticulitis and ready to return to action. The second announcement is that the UFC has apparently secured former Strikeforce and DREAM heavyweight champion,...

Aug 24, 2016 5:58 pm

Daniel Cormier wants to “take control” of his career, and not fight Jon Jones

With just two days to go until UFC 200, Daniel Cormier found himself without an opponent when former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a failed out-of-competition drug test back in June. Fortunately for Cormier, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on short notice to replace Jon Jones...


Aug 24, 2016 10:13 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones teaches Snoop Dogg spinning elbow after playfully sparring

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may currently be unable to compete while he appeals a failed drug test that saw him pulled from UFC 200, however ‘Bones’ has been enjoying his time off. The pound for pound kingpin can be seen in the video above playfully sparring with Snoop Dogg backstage in a...

Aug 23, 2016 12:07 pm

Daniel Cormier shuts down talk of Anthony Johnson vs. Jon Jones fight

This past weekend at UFC 202, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson left MMA fans in awe as he picked up a spectacular one-punch knockout win over #2 ranked Glover Teixeira in just 13 seconds. Following the win, Johnson and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier both verbally agreed to a fight. Despite that, UFC President Dana White...

Aug 23, 2016 9:30 am

Dana White considering Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson title eliminator

Earlier this month, UFC President Dana White revealed that things have been going well for pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones in regards to his USADA case. Jones followed up White’s comments with a video of his own, in which he informed fans that he hopes to be in the Octagon once again very soon....

Aug 22, 2016 1:35 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor gives respect to Nate Diaz then makes a bold statement

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz are now 1-1, each holding a win over each other. It sounds like McGregor feels that he can take on competitors far above his 145-pound weight class once again after defeating Diaz by majority decision at UFC 202 over the weekend. McGregor posted a photo to Instagram...

Aug 21, 2016 11:36 am

VIDEO | Anthony Johnson’s backstage interview

Anthony Johnson scored a brutal first-round knockout victory over Glover Teixeira just 13-seconds into the opening round of their co-main event fight at UFC 202. (Watch here). With the victory, “Rumble” has now set himself up for a rematch with current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Cormier defeated Johnson via submission at UFC 187...

Aug 18, 2016 6:11 pm

Report: Erectile dysfunction pill the reason for Jon Jones’ positive test

The MMA community was taken for a wild ride when Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 main event for an Anti-Doping Policy violation. While Jones and his team have been adamant that the former UFC light heavyweight champion “would never cheat,” both he and Dana White have recently said that they have found...

Aug 14, 2016 5:47 pm

Breaking! Jon Jones: “I’m expecting to be back in the Octagon really soon.”

On Sunday afternoon former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took to his Instagram where he discussed what he has been doing since being forced out of the UFC 200 main event due to a USADA anti-doping violation. Here is what Jones had to say: “How’s it going ‘Bones’ Jones supporters, if there are any...

Aug 14, 2016 11:08 am

Conor McGregor on Jones and Lesnar: “You Know what? F*ck them both!”

Current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor recently hosted a private UFC 202 media day at his personal gym in Las Vegas to discuss his upcoming rematch with Nate Diaz on August 20. At one point “Mystic Mac” was asked to address the recently failed USADA drug tests of former UFC champions Jon Jones and Brock...

Aug 12, 2016 5:17 pm

Jon Jones’ official USADA ‘Confidential Test Report’ discovered

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ Anti-Doping Policy violation spun the MMA world on its head just days before his scheduled title fight against current champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. While Jones and his team have remained adamant that the former champion “would never cheat,” his “full fair legal review” is still in...

Aug 12, 2016 1:59 am

Anthony Johnson gets a reality check, says he will never get his fight with Jon Jones

Former UFC title contender Anthony Johnson was once scheduled to face Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title. That all got scrapped when Jones was arrested after being involved in a hit-and-run accident and then was suspended from the UFC and stripped of his title. With Jones most recent debacle of testing positive for...

Aug 11, 2016 1:22 pm

Jon Jones takes plea deal in drag racing case

Prior to UFC 200, news surfaced that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been pulled over in Albuquerque, New Mexico and handed 5 traffic tickets. Included in the list of tickets was one for drag racing, something Jones vehemently denied. The same week, video surfaced of the encounter starting from the point where...

Aug 10, 2016 8:28 pm

Brock Lesnar’s case put on agenda at next NSAC meeting, Jon Jones left out

Since it was announced that Brock Lesnar had failed a pre-fight and fight night drug test, there has been much speculation as to when Lesnar would appear in front of the NSAC regarding his case. In addition, many are wondering when former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will appear in front of the NSAC...

Aug 9, 2016 8:48 am

VIDEO | Rashad Evans training at Phuket Top Team in Thailand

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is currently in the midst of a 2-fight losing streak that has seen him defeated by Ryan Bader and Glover Teixeira. Following his KO loss to Teixeira, a noticeably upset Evans stated that fighting used to come easy to him, causing many to wonder whether or not that...

Aug 8, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | On This Day: Anderson Silva in the Matrix vs. Forrest Griffin

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva has put on some of the most entertaining performances we have seen in the UFC. On August 8, 2009, Silva went up to the light heavyweight division to take on former UFC champion Forrest Griffin and put on another highlight performance. Silva dodged Griffin’s shots with ease and caught...

Aug 6, 2016 12:58 pm

Andre Ward vs. Alexander Brand boxing fight purses are staggeringly eye-opening

Saturday night features a light heavyweight boxing matchup between Andre Ward and Alexander Brand in Oakland, California. Ward, the former WBC, WBA, Ring Magazine and lineal super middleweight champion will take on Brand in what many consider a tune-up fight, as Ward has only fought three times in nearly four years after battling contract disputes....

Aug 2, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | Glover Teixeira gets workout in the gym of lifelong idol Mike Tyson

UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira has a big fight coming up against Anthony Johnson at UFC 202 on August 20. Leading up to the bout that could get Teixeira back to another title shot, the Brazilian was inspired when he got to visit and train in the gym of his lifelong idol, Mike Tyson. Check...

Aug 1, 2016 1:54 pm

Michael Bisping responds to Daniel Cormier

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was recently asked by a fan on Twitter if he would ever consider fighting current UFC middleweight champion and broadcast partner Michael Bisping in the future. Cormier replied with the following: I'll smack @bisping around anytime. Next time we work I'll take him to gym and smack him...

Jul 30, 2016 6:51 pm

VIDEO | Watch Nikita Krylov KO Ed Herman with a brutal head kick

UFC light heavyweight Nikita Krylov scored an amazing head kick KO over Ed Herman in the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 201 prelims in Atlanta. Check it out: TIMBERRRRRR! @KrylovUFC puts Ed Herman to sleep with a massive headkick knockout! #UFC201 https://t.co/24eQqCy13o — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 31, 2016 For those of you in...

Jul 30, 2016 12:19 pm

Daniel Cormier prepared to put friendship aside & “smack Bisping around”

Although UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier frequently do Fox Sports 1 shows together, there is likely some tension between the pair given that Bisping knocked out Cormier’s teammate, Luke Rockhold, to win the belt at UFC 199. During a Q&A session with fans on Twitter, Cormier was asked...