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Dec 27, 2017 6:23 am

Report: Jimmie Rivera has been advised to stop cutting weight for UFC 219

Originally, streaking bantamweight contender Jimmie Rivera was expected to take on former champ Dominick Cruz at UFC 219 on December 30. Regrettably, though, Cruz was forced out of this fight with an injury. From there, Cruz was replaced my the ever-dangerous John Lineker. Yet once again, bad luck struck, as Lineker was forced out of the fight...

Dec 26, 2017 9:12 am

Marlon Moraes wasn’t the only top bantamweight to offer to step in against Jimmie Rivera

Originally, surging bantamweight contender Jimmie Rivera was expected to take on former champ Dominick Cruz at UFC 219 on December 30. Regrettably, though, Cruz was forced out of this fight with an injury. From there, Cruz was replaced my the ever-dangerous John Lineker. Yet once again, bad luck struck, as Lineker was forced out of the fight...

Dec 26, 2017 6:26 am

Jimmie Rivera’s chances of finding a replacement opponent for UFC 219 now look slim

Originally, Streaking bantamweight contender Jimmie Rivera was expected to take on former champ Dominick Cruz at UFC 219 on December 30. Regrettably, though, Cruz was forced out of this fight with an injury. From there, Cruz was replaced my the ever-dangerous John Lineker. Yet once again, bad luck struck, as Lineker was forced out of the...

Dec 25, 2017 4:48 pm

Jimmie Rivera & Marlon Moraes Go Back & Forth Trying to Set up Fight for UFC 219

It’s the season of giving! And Jimmie Rivera keeps on being given news of opponents dropping out of his UFC 219 fight. At first, he was supposed to fight former Bantamweight king, Dominick Cruz. That was until Cruz suffered a broken arm in training resulting in his drop off the card. In to replace Cruz...

Dec 24, 2017 3:32 pm

UFC 219 matchup gets canceled due to an emergency surgery procedure

A pivotal matchup set for UFC 219 has been scrapped from the end of the year card taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 30. The exciting matchup between current number 4 UFC ranked bantamweight Jimmie Rivera and number 6 ranked John Lineker has been canceled due to Lineker being forced to pull out...

Dec 14, 2017 7:00 pm

Jimmie Rivera: “When I become champ I won’t be like a TJ or McGregor”

UFC 219 was supposed to feature a huge Bantamweight showdown between former champion, Dominick Cruz and rising contender, Jimmie “El Terror” Rivera. Rivera has won twenty straight fights(five in the UFC) and his most recent came over Thomas Almeida at UFC on Fox 25. Prior to that, he handed Urijah Faber the last loss of...

Dec 12, 2017 6:10 pm

Joseph Benavidez’ Road to Recovery Has Been a Tough One

Joseph Benavidez is one of if not the most underrated fighter of all time in MMA. He’s beaten every single fighter put in front of him that hasn’t been named Dominick Cruz or Demetrious Johnson. Who also happen to be pretty darn good fighters themselves. Benavidez was one of the WEC’s original stars and a...

Dec 4, 2017 6:30 am

VIDEO | TJ Dillashaw has commenced his training for Demetrious Johnson

On the heels of Dana White announcing TJ vs DJ next, TJ Dillashaw is bringing his body weight down over a 20 week period and trying to lose 6.4lbs of muscle to make Flyweight. pic.twitter.com/KT4NSTYXjx — Justin Golightly (@SecretMovesMMA) December 4, 2017 Shortly after he knocked out Cody Garbrandt to reclaim the UFC bantamweight title...

Nov 21, 2017 1:35 pm

BREAKING | Jimmie Rivera Gets a New Opponent for UFC 219

The UFC’s year-end mega card has taking more hits than most of it’s roster has had, but it is slowly being built back up. One of the bouts that ended up having to get split up is Dominick Cruz’s return to the Octagon against Jimmie Rivera, which was called off because of a broken arm...

Nov 16, 2017 10:37 am

John Lineker Willing to Step in to Fight Jimmie Rivera at UFC 219

Jimmie Rivera has done everything to earn himself the biggest fights at bantamweight and UFC clearly agreed. He was matched up against former champion Dominick Cruz, but Cruz had to end up pulling out due to a broken arm. Just like that, Rivera loses out on the biggest fight in his career. He’s since called...

Nov 15, 2017 5:56 am

TJ Dillashaw gets called out for title fight at UFC 219

After his UFC 217 win over his arch rival Cody Garbrandt, TJ Dillashaw once again began calling for a flyweight title fight with dominant divisional king Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. “I mean that’s the fight that needs to happen. It has to happen,” Dillashaw explained on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio. “I mean, it’s...

Nov 14, 2017 2:12 pm

Darren Till Wants to Step Up to Fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 219

Kamaru Usman, along with all the fight fans looking forward to UFC 219, have simply not had the best of luck. There is no main event, Dominick Cruz is off the card and now Usman’s opponent Emil Meek will not be making it to the card due to a Visa issue. After Usman aired his...

Nov 14, 2017 6:41 am

Georges St-Pierre passes Conor McGregor in UFC’s official pound-for-pound rankings

With the actioned packed UFC 217 and UFC Norfolk cards now in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. Unsurprisingly, these rankings have experienced some tectonic shifts in the wake of these cards – perhaps none as notable as Georges St-Pierre’s blasting by Conor McGregor on the pound-for-pound list. Here’s how the rankings...

Nov 11, 2017 6:42 pm

MMA Community reacts to Michael Bisping stepping up to fight Kelvin Gastelum

The MMA community has been devastated by a serious of injuries and fight cancellations ever since the conclusion of last weekend’s epic UFC 217 event in New York. First, former UFC lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar was forced out of his highly anticipated featherweight title fight with current champ Max Holloway at UFC 218. Shortly...

Nov 9, 2017 11:50 am

Cody Garbrandt May Have Broken His Hand on TJ Dillashaw’s Face at UFC 217

It’s no secret that Cody Garbrandt hits hard. …Really hard. If anyone knows it, it’s TJ Dillashaw. Of course, Dillashaw ended up knocking out Garbrandt and screaming in his face like a primal warrior, but no one expected that after the end of the first round. That’s because Dillashaw was on baby legs after a...

Nov 9, 2017 9:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Georges St-Pierre near the top of the pound-for-pound mix

After nearly four years out of competition, Georges St-Pierre is back and once again a UFC champion. At UFC 217, St-Pierre beat Michael Bisping to become the new UFC middleweight champion. In doing so, GSP became just the fourth fighter in UFC history to win two UFC titles in two different weight classes following Randy...

Nov 6, 2017 9:33 am

TJ Dillashaw explains why Cody Garbrandt doesn’t deserve an immediate rematch

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of the wickedly stacked UFC 217, arch rivals Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw finally stepped into the cage together for an anticipated bantamweight title fight. Despite a strong opening round from Garbrandt, Dillashaw ultimately sealed the deal in the second, putting his foe down with a blistering salvo,...

Nov 5, 2017 5:52 am

Pros react to TJ DIllashaw’s title-winning knockout of Cody Garbrandt

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 217, Cody Garbrandt sought to defend his title against his fiercest rival, TJ Dillashaw. Though he almost won in the first round, the iron-fisted Garbrandt ultimately found himself on the receiving end of a second-round knockout, relinquishing the title to Dillashaw in the process. Having trained with...

Nov 2, 2017 5:06 pm

BREAKING | Cody Garbrandt Drops the Infamous TJ Dillashaw KO Video

It seems like this TJ Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt feud has been going on forever. Since the beginning, we’ve gone through the Duane Ludwig controversy, the allegations of steroid use, Dillashaw injuring another Team Alpha Male member in training, but at the beginning of this year it was all about training footage. Garbrandt claimed he...

Nov 2, 2017 1:59 pm

Cody Garbrandt Wants Demetrious Johnson Next Whether It’s For the Belt or Not

Throughout the recent build-up for UFC 217, Cody Garbrandt has had two fighters on his mind: TJ Dillashaw and Demetrious Johnson. He’s not looking past his bantamweight title defense, but he’s been vocal about a ‘business move’ to challenge the dominant flyweight champ for awhile now. The lure of a huge fight and the chance...

Nov 1, 2017 10:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Colby Covington shoots up welterweight ranks

UFC Fight Night 119 took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil over the weekend. Colby Covington made a lot of noise there in Brazil after beating the most recent UFC welterweight title challenger, Demian Maia. Covington lashed out at the fans in Brazil and made some people upset, despite later explaining he is just having fun...

Nov 1, 2017 7:34 am

Here’s how the world’s top fighters celebrated Halloween

Last night (and over the past weekend), dozens of members of the MMA community donned costumes for this year’s halloween celebrations. Check out some of the best Halloween posts from the MMA community below. WARNING: Some are NSFW! We gonna git you sucka A post shared by Luke Rockhold (@lukerockhold) on Oct 29, 2017 at...

Oct 26, 2017 6:01 am

Cody Garbrandt argues that TJ DIllashaw regrets leaving Team Alpha Male

UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and top contender TJ Dillashaw, who will battle in the co-main event of UFC 217 this November 4, share one of the most sizzling beefs in MMA. This beef began when Dillashaw left Team Alpha Male, where Garbrandt still trains, to pursue other opportunities. In the opinion of Garbrandt, this...

Oct 25, 2017 4:21 pm

Cody Garbrandt Making ‘Business Move’ to Fight Demetrious Johnson Next

Cody Garbrandt is about to squash one of the biggest rivalries in MMA with the violence that awaits us at UFC 217. He’ll be defending his title against TJ Dillashaw, who needs no introduction. Potentially stacking back-to-back wins over long-time bantamweight king Dominick Cruz and former champion Dillashaw, would be a huge feather in the...