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Feb 21, 2016 9:25 pm

UFC Fight Night 83 Bonus Report: Four fighters take home $50,000

‘UFC Fight Night 83’ in Pittsburgh delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 83’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone –  Cerrone defeated Alex Oliveira via...

Feb 20, 2016 8:48 am

VIDEO | Hilarious Johny Hendricks parody of “I can’t feel my face”

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] Former UFC welterweight champ Johny Hendricks parodys The Weekend's 'I Can't Feel My Face' for the Eighth Annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards (written by MMA Roasted, performed by Jered Jones of Offset Season, courtesy of Fighters Only) Posted by Fightbook MMA on Friday, February 12, 2016 Back at the 2016 World MMA...

Feb 20, 2016 12:07 am

PHOTO | Tito Ortiz wins big with Bellator 149 bet

Last night in the co-main event of Bellator 149 Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 had their highly anticipated grudge match. Ultimately, Slice was awarded the win after Dada 5000 hit the ground from apparent exhaustion. Dada 5000 was then taken out of the cage via a stretcher. While the reaction from the MMA community wasn’t...

Feb 19, 2016 11:57 pm

Fighters react to controversial Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie fight

In the main event of Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie stepped into the cage to fight for a third time. The fight was a short one, that ultimately saw Gracie awarded the TKO win after landing some ground and pound on Shamrock. The controversy however came due to the fact that many noticed...

Feb 18, 2016 1:12 am

UFC announces Anthony Pettis vs. Edson Barboza for UFC 197

The UFC announced another exciting bout for the UFC 197 card taking place on April 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will meet Edson Barboza that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it. #UFC197 lands LW scrap between @ShowtimePettis & @EdsonBarbozaJR...

Feb 16, 2016 3:26 pm

Irish media lashes out at Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is without a doubt one of the most polarizing figures in MMA. The brash Irishman’s comments often come across as nothing short of shocking when it comes to pre-fight banter with his opponents. For example, at the UFC 196 press conference, McGregor continually threw insults at his opponent, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos...

Feb 14, 2016 12:56 pm

Fight Trailer: Rafael dos Anjos vs Conor McGregor – Legacy

Featherweight champ Conor McGregor has done everything so far that he’s set out to do in his UFC career so far. Rafael dos Anjos in nearly four years has only lost one contest since dropping a loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov. Check out the fight trailer to the biggest event so far this year.

Feb 13, 2016 4:38 pm

WATCH! Scott Coker discusses Fedor Emelianenko vs. Kimbo Slice, Benson Henderson signing, more!

Earlier this year Bellator MMA made headlines when it was announced they signed former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson to a contract. Henderson was awarded an immediate welterweight title shot on April 22nd against Andrey Koreshkov. In addition, there have been talks of Kimbo Slice fighting MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko for Emelianenko’s second fight since...

Feb 13, 2016 2:59 pm

NBA Star Kobe Bryant tried to console Ronda Rousey after UFC 193 loss is revealed

Not many know the extreme highs of sports success and the painful lows that accompany those momentous high times. Kobe Bryant got together with USA Today and discussed the former champ Ronda Rousey. “I think the true mark of a champion is how you get up from that, If she goes through her entire career...

Feb 13, 2016 7:46 am

Stephen Thompson politely fires back at Tyron Woodley

Back at UFC 192 Tyron Woodley and former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks were slated to square off to decide who would get a crack at Robbie Lawler’s welterweight championship. Hendricks had a weight-cut mishap and was rushed to the hospital. Woodley was ultimately awarded the title shot by UFC President Dana White. Lawler went...

Feb 12, 2016 8:31 am

TJ Dillashaw puts “b**ch” Dominick Cruz on BLAST

Leading up to TJ Dillashaw’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ scrap against Dominick Cruz earlier this year Cruz verbally assaulted the champ repeatedly. Dillasahw didn’t seem to have much of a response, saying that he preferred to do his talking in the fight. Ultimately, Cruz was awarded the split-decision win and awarded the title he never...

Feb 12, 2016 1:08 am

MMA world reacts to the death of Kevin Randleman

The recent news of former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman passing away due to heart failure struck the MMA community out of nowhere. The 44-year-old MMA pioneer reportedly died of heart failure. According to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter, Randleman went to the hospital with pneumonia, but ultimately passed away due to heart failure. See how...

Feb 11, 2016 8:24 pm

LOL! Ben Askren parody of “Hello” by Adele

This has to be one of the funniest videos we’ve seen in quite some time. In the video above you can see One Championship welterweight kingpin Ben Askren doing a parody of “Hello” by Adele for the 2016 World MMA Awards. In the parody Askren asks UFC President Dana White for forgiveness for all the...

Feb 9, 2016 11:53 am

Check out the newly released odds for CM Punk versus Mickey Gall! Suprised?

Phil Brooks, better known by his WWE name as CM Punk will be making his much anticipated debut in the UFC against Mickey Gall (2-0). Gall who was awarded the opportunity to welcome CM Punk to the world of mixed martial arts with his first fight in the UFC just won his own UFC debut...

Feb 6, 2016 8:36 am

Pic This! Nick & Nate Diaz with Urijah Faber: Protectors of Northern Cali

Protectors of nor-cal da diaz brothers! @natediaz209 @nickdiaz209 A photo posted by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber) on Feb 6, 2016 at 1:24am PST Las Vegas was the scene where MMA celebrated this years World MMA award winners for their vital impact on the sport of MMA today. Nick Diaz and younger brother Nate Diaz take a...

Feb 6, 2016 8:31 am

On This Day: Chael Sonnen defeats Nate Marquardt, becomes #1 contender

Nate Marquardt vs Chael Sonnen @ UFC 109 2010… by Jack-wilson-85 On this day in MMA history 6 years ago, Chael Sonnen fought Nate Marquardt on the main card of UFC 109. The winner of the fight got a title shot against Anderson Silva. Sonnen won the fight via unanimous decision and was awarded the...

Feb 4, 2016 11:44 am

On This Day: Carlos Condit defeats Nick Diaz, becomes interim champion

It was on this day 4 years ago that Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz fought for the UFC interim welterweight champion. The bout was set up after GSP withdrew from his UFC 143 bout with Diaz due to a torn ACL. The UFC ultimately replaced GSP with Condit, and made the bout an interim championship...

Feb 3, 2016 11:59 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Winkeljohn talks coaching strategy, Holm’s win, and more!

Famed MMA coach Mike Winkeljohn was nominated for ‘MMA Coach of the Year’ for the Fighter’s Only World MMA Awards. The awards show goes down February 5th from The Venetian in Las Vegas, and ahead of the show we took the opportunity to talk with Coach Winkeljohn to get some insight into the mind of...

Feb 2, 2016 9:57 am

Exclusive | Inside the Mind of a Master Fight Strategist: -Mike Winkeljohn-

We’ve seen it many times in any sport and on all levels. The keys to success require a strong base and foundation in order to achieve any physical or mental goal set out for yourself. Mike Winkeljohn is that foundation that fighters seek for in support of their dreams and aspirations. Winkeljohn is the man...

Feb 2, 2016 9:28 am

PHOTO | Unbelievable McGregor-Aldo tattoo

WOW! Last week we saw a dedicated MMA fan who had an entire tattoo sleeve dedicated to the UFC, complete with Bruce Buffer, an Octagon girl, gloves touching, and a Las Vegas sign. This McGregor-Aldo tattoo is certainly one of the coolest and most unique UFC tattoos we’ve seen. The pieces were done by award...

Jan 31, 2016 9:39 am

The Man Who Defeated Ronda Rousey

When you watch auto racing, it’s a marvel of technology and science combined with the a driver with raw skills that blend in a winning combination that can only be achieved with teamwork. Mike Winkeljohn and Holly Holm are that perfect combo. Mike Winkeljohn (in auto terms) is the crew chief and master strategist when...

Jan 29, 2016 1:54 pm

Report: Machida vs. Henderson II set for UFC on FOX 19

The UFC is reportedly booking a highly anticipated rematch that will see two legends of the sport collide as Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson will reportedly fight at UFC on FOX 19 on April 16th. Machida and Henderson fought back at UFC 157 where Machida was awarded a split decision win. Henderson is coming off...

Jan 19, 2016 7:57 am

Demetrious Johnson’s coach hints at potential superfight rematch with Cruz

Following Dominick Cruz’s successful return to the Octagon Sunday night in Boston where he reclaimed his UFC bantamweight strap, he found himself on the receiving end of some callouts. In addition to being called out by nemesis Urijah Faber, Demetrious Johnson’s coach Matt Hume posted on Facebook about a potential superfight between Cruz and flyweight...