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Nov 14, 2017 10:23 am

‘Rampage’ explains why he’d prefer not to fight Chael Sonnen and Fedor Emelianenko in Bellator GP

Bellator MMA finally has a plan in place to fill its vacant heavyweight throne. Throughout 2018, the organization will promote a heavyweight grand prix featuring eight of its premier heavyweights and light heavyweights in Frank Mir, Fedor Emelianenko, Matt Mitrione, Roy Nelson, Ryan Bader, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Chael Sonnen. Speaking...

Nov 10, 2017 9:38 am

BREAKING | MMA Legend Cro Cop Will Return in RIZIN

Mirko Cro Cop is one of the most incredible legends of this sport. After a startling 21-years involved in combat sports, his resume is insane. He has the most finishes in combined UFC, Pride, WEC, and Strikeforce history at 21, which is a finish for every year he’s been fighting. He’s the only fighter to win K-1, Pride and RIZIN grand prix...

Nov 9, 2017 3:24 pm

BREAKING | Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson Signs Huge New Deal with Bellator

There’s only one MMA fighter that comes to mind when you think of powerbombs and chains. Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has been fighting for 18 years and has fought the very best in the UFC and Pride. Amid the busy week of post-UFC 217 reactions, card changes, and injuries, we get hit with another big announcement....

Nov 9, 2017 1:56 pm

Jimi Manuwa Drops the Name He Wants to Fight Next

Before all hell broke loose, Jimi Manuwa was seemingly the next guy in line for a UFC light heavyweight title shot. Of course, then we were hit with a Jon Jones controversy and Manuwa was hit by Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 214. That was at the end of July, now the hard-hitting Brit is ready...

Nov 6, 2017 8:35 am

VIDEO | Former NFLer Greg Hardy destroys foe in his MMA debut

Over the weekend, former NFL player Greg Hardy finally made his MMA debut, competing in a amateur heavyweight contest at a regional show called “Rise of a Warrior 21″ in Fort Pierce, Florida. Though Hardy’s MMA debut was mostly drowned out by the excitement of UFC 217, it was an impressive one all the same, as...

Nov 4, 2017 8:43 am

Michael Bisping is Open to a Superfight with Daniel Cormier

Michael Bisping is mere hours away now from arguably the biggest fight of his career against Georges St-Pierre. The former welterweight king will challenge for the UFC middleweight title, while Bisping is fighting to retain and cement his legacy as one of the greats. If he manages to take out St-Pierre, will he defend his...

Nov 3, 2017 10:56 am

The Date for Daniel Cormier’s Fight with Volkan Oezdemir is Coming Soon

Daniel Cormier has been telling us since September that Volkan Oezdemir was going to get the next shot at his belt. He asked the fans on Twitter who he should fight next to defend his UFC light heavyweight title, resulting in Oezdemir beating out former challenger Alexander Gustafsson. At that point, it was just some...

Nov 2, 2017 6:32 am

Lyoto Machida finally breaks silence, issues poignant statement after Derek Brunson loss

Last weekend, Lyoto Machida returned from a lengthy hiatus to battle the dangerous Derek Brunson. Unfortunately for Machida and his fans, this comeback fight went disastrously, as he was knocked senseless inside the first frame. In the wake of this loss, Machida was initially quite silent. Now, however, the former light heavyweight champion has finally...

Nov 1, 2017 6:02 am

Jon Jones posts training clip, suggests it’s time to “start again”

Jon Jones had a turbulent few years. Though he is, without debate, one of the most talented fighters to ever step into the cage, his career has been marred by substance abuse problems, brushes with the law, and most recently, a procession of failed drug tests. News of Jones’ latest failed drug test broke just...

Oct 31, 2017 2:03 pm

VIDEO | This is @jonjones on Twitter and he gets a lot of mean tweets

Meet Jon Jones. No, not former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, but the video game developer Jon Jones. People often mistake this purple-haired Jon Jones for the UFC fighter Jon Jones as they share the same name with the same spelling. Not only that, but the video game developer also has the Twitter handle...

Oct 31, 2017 7:14 am

VIDEO | Watch “Platinum” Mike Perry smash pumpkins in special Halloween training session

A little pumpkin practice 🎃 for Halloween ! 👻 happy holidays everyone. Enjoy the candy. Tune in too @ufconfox December 16th to watch the fight of the year between me and the #10 ranked welterweight in the world ! #PumpkinsAreHarderThanIThought #BestFightOfTheYear #AndItsBeenAGreatYearForFighting #StylesMakeFights #PlatinumPandaStyle 🐼 #HardWork #Dedication #Follow @platinumprincessofficial A post shared by Platinum Mike...

Oct 30, 2017 12:29 pm

Jorge Masvidal defends Colby Covington after recent backlash

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s action-packed return to Sao Paulo, Brazil, surging UFC welterweight Colby Covington picked up the biggest win of his career thus far, defeating Demian Maia with a dominant unanimous decision. As impressive as Covington’s win was, however, it has been somewhat overshadowed by his headline-dominating his post-fight...

Oct 29, 2017 1:02 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Chael Sonnen believes fights with Fedor Emelianenko and Rory MacDonald will happen

Though his widely discussed matchup with Chuck Liddell is apparently off the table, Chael Sonnen still has plenty of exciting options in the Bellator cage. Two of the most compelling of his options are heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko, and former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald. And apparently, he expects both fights to happen. “I...

Oct 28, 2017 11:52 pm

VIDEO | Derek Brunson calls out a former champion following win over Lyoto Machida

UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson picked up a huge win in the headliner of last night’s UFC Fight Night 119 event in Sao Paulo, defeating Lyoto Machida via first-round knockout. Brunson was able to rock “The Dragon” with a nasty left hand before eventually putting him to sleep with some viscous ground and pound. Brunson’s...

Oct 27, 2017 11:17 am

Darren Till Teases a Move Up From ‘Too Easy’ Welterweight Division

Everyone doubted Darren Till but himself and his coaches, now he’s put his detractors and the entire welterweight division on notice. He’s skyrocketed in the rankings and has his eyes on potential fights with Mike Perry and Stephen Thompson, but it doesn’t stop there. Darren Till may eventually be destined for a jump all the...

Oct 26, 2017 11:23 am

VIDEO | Lyoto Machida shocked some with a loud yell after staredown with Derek Brunson

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is set to return to competition after over two years since last fighting in the Octagon. Machida is coming off an 18-month suspension after admitting the use of the banned substance 7-Keto-DHEA. Machida claimed that he did not know that the pills he bought over the counter contained...

Oct 26, 2017 9:53 am

Volkan Oezdemir Will Be Announcing His Next Fight Soon

Volkan Oezdemir was the guy we all wondered why was ranked so high, until he showed us. He mowed through Ovince Saint Preux, Misha Cirkunov, and Jimi Manuwa to skyrocket to the second-ranked UFC light heavyweight in the world. Daniel Cormier made it clear that he’s the guy who gets the next shot at the title,...

Oct 25, 2017 1:55 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Lands His First Fight Hype Video in Joe Rogan’s Place

For years, we’ve watch Joe Rogans big veiny head scream at us in video packages before UFC fight cards, hyping us up for the match-ups. It’s become a nostalgic part of the UFC experience, just like that “Face the Pain” song. This time though, Joe Rogan has been swapped out for none other than the...

Oct 24, 2017 5:59 am

Heated Cain Velasquez goes off on Jon Jones

Shortly after Jon Jones knocked out Daniel Cormier to reclaim the UFC light heavyweight title, it was announced that he had failed a pre-fight drug test. As a result, his knockout win was overturned and the light heavyweight strap was returned to Cormier. While Cormier is once again the champ, and Jones is facing a...

Oct 23, 2017 12:18 pm

Georges St-Pierre reveals current weight, discusses weight cut for middleweight debut

We’re now less than two weeks away from the long-awaited comeback fight of former UFC welterweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Georges St-Pierre. The Canadian star will make his return against reigning, defending UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in the main event of UFC 217, this November 4 inside New York City’s Madison Square...

Oct 23, 2017 5:59 am

Mark Hunt suggests Georges St-Pierre shouldn’t be allowed to fight either

Originally, heavyweight legend Mark Hunt was expected to return to the cage opposite Marcin Tybura in the main event of the UFC’s November return to Sydney, Australia. When Hunt admitted he was dealing with symptoms of brain injury in an interview with PlayersVoice, however, the UFC pulled him from the fight for the good of...

Oct 22, 2017 8:32 am

After crazy, standing bulldog-choke finish, Jan Blachowicz targets MMA legend

On Saturday afternoon, during the main card of the UFC’s exciting stop in Gdansk, Poland, Polish light heavyweight star Jan Blachowicz dazzled with a standing bulldog-choke win over Devin Clark. OHHHH MY!!! What a finish by @JanBlachowicz!!! Unreal!! #UFCGdansk pic.twitter.com/UwyMvXr8R2 — UFC (@ufc) October 21, 2017 This Performance of the Night winning stoppage served to...

Oct 17, 2017 3:37 pm

Dana White Buries Jon Jones in a New Interview

After waiting for far too long to see Jon Jones back in action, he waltzed back into our lives, finished Daniel Cormier in dramatic fashion, now he’s right back out. We’ve been dealing with the ramifications from Jon Jones positive test the entire summer. Instead of most likely defending his title or fighting Brock Lesnar,...