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Jul 20, 2017 8:41 am

Jorge Masvidal updates on long-discussed fight with Stephen Thompson

Several weeks ago, top UFC welterweights Jorge Masvidal and Stephen Thompson agreed to fight – once Thompson was all healed up from his recent surgery. On the latest edition of BJ Penn Radio, Jorge Masvidal updated on the status of this exciting scrap. “No updates on that fight yet, that I know of,” he said....

Jul 20, 2017 6:14 am

Former featherweight champ Germaine de Randamie booked for bantamweight return

Germaine de Randamie (8-3), who became the UFC’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion earlier this year, is officially returning to bantamweight. The former champ has been booked for a scrap with Marion Reneau (7-3-1), which will go down on September 2 in Rotterdam, in de Randamie’s home country of The Netherlands. This matchup was announced by...

Jul 19, 2017 11:26 am

Kelvin Gastelum plans to call for title fight with win over Chris Weidman

UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum has been on a tear recently. After dropping a split decision to Neil Magny at the TUF Latin America 2 Finale, Gastelum bounced back by picking up a unanimous decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 200. Following that, Gastelum returned to middleweight and picked up a 3rd round TKO win...

Jul 19, 2017 8:58 am

Mario Yamasaki still standing by controversial Lee-Chiesa stoppage

Last month, veteran UFC referee Mario Yamasaki caught heat for a rather controversial stoppage he made during the UFC Fight Night 112 main event scrap between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. With Chiesa trapped in a rear naked choke with no escape in sight, ‘The Maverick’ stopped hand fighting the choke, and momentarily appeared to...

Jul 16, 2017 2:28 pm

UFC Glasgow Results: Cynthia Calvillo defeats Joanne Calderwood

A key women’s strawweight scrap between Joanne Calderwood and Cynthia Calvillo served as the co-main event of today’s UFC fight card in Glasgow, Scotland. Round one begins and Calderwood quickly takes the center of the octagon and fires off a kick to the body of Cynthia. Calvillo circles and then shoots in for a takedown...

Jul 15, 2017 10:01 am

UFC Glasgow weigh-in results: One fighter misses weight

Sunday night in Scotland, the UFC will host ‘UFC Fight Night: Glasgow’ which will be headlined by a welterweight fight between Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson and Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio. Prior to that however, the fighters hit the scales for early weigh-ins ahead of their scheduled scraps, where UFC women’s strawweight contender Joanne Calderwood missed weight, coming...

Jul 13, 2017 8:38 am

Tony Ferguson: Conor McGregor avoided eye contact in LA

At the first stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour in Los Angeles on Tuesday, top ranked UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson managed to work his way into the media section for the event. When Conor McGregor came out on-stage, ‘El Cucuy’ said Conor McGregor quickly noticed him as the only one wearing...

Jul 12, 2017 11:32 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor staredown with audio

.@DanaWhite's second installment of the #MayMacWorldTour Video Blog just dropped! Catch the full episode on YouTube: https://t.co/CdOfonMuXP pic.twitter.com/awTFLMP0yA — UFC (@ufc) July 12, 2017 Tuesday afternoon, the Staples Center in California played host to the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, where the pair both addressed fans in attendance, and began the war...

Jul 12, 2017 8:49 am

PHOTOS | Check out these incredible fan-made UFC 214 posters

The next big UFC card on the horizon is UFC 214, which goes down this July 29 in Anaheim, California. UFC 214 is stacked to the brim with elite UFC talent. The card will feature a trio of anticipated title fights, any of which could probably headline a card on its own. The first of...

Jul 11, 2017 12:07 pm

Floyd Mayweather breaks silence, fires back following reports of tax issues

Monday afternoon, reports surfaced that undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather petitioned the US Tax Court for a 3-month agreement to pay off his 2015 taxes, asking for the IRS to allow him to pay after his August 26th scrap with Conor McGregor. Conor McGregor was quick to fire back at Mayweather over the incident, saying...

Jul 10, 2017 9:15 am

New free agent Frank Mir seeking fights with Fedor Emelianenko, Brock Lesnar

Former UFC heavyweight champion and long-time heavyweight contender Frank Mir is now a free agent. After failing a USADA test – and failing to prove the failed test was not his fault – he and the UFC agreed on an amicable divorce. Now that he’s free to fight elsewhere, Mir is setting his sights on...

Jul 9, 2017 4:52 pm

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC 213 and international fight week

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC 213 and international fight week Robert Whittaker defeated Yoel Romero via unanimous decision in the main event of last night’s UFC 213 fight card, thus capturing the promotions interim middleweight championship belt. With the win, Whittaker became the first Australian fighter in UFC history to become a title holder....

Jul 8, 2017 7:29 pm

UFC 213 Results: Rob Font submits Douglas Silva de Andrade (Highlights)

UFC 213 Results: Rob Font vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade A bantamweight scrap between Rob Font and Douglas Silva de Andrade kicked off tonight’s UFC 213 pay-per-view main card in Las Vegas, Nevada. Round one begins and Silva de Andrade lands a hard low kick to start things off. Font circles and lands a front...

Jul 8, 2017 5:47 pm

UFC 213 Results: Thiago Santos TKO’s Gerald Meerschaert (Highlights)

UFC 213 Results: Gerald Meerschaert vs. Thiago Santos A welterweight scrap between Gerald Meerschaert and Thiago Santos took place during tonight’s UFC 213 prelims in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Meerschaert comes forward with a left hand that misses the mark. Santos lands a huge leg kick but Meerschaert shoots in and takes it...

Jul 8, 2017 2:17 pm

Dana White: Amanda Nunes cleared to fight, pulled out anyway

Saturday morning, fight fans were stunned to learn that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes had reportedly been hospitalized, and was forced to withdraw from her scheduled main event scrap with Valentina Shevchenko. Nunes had reportedly been ill throughout the course of fight week prior to her withdrawal; however in a surprising turn of events,...

Jul 8, 2017 11:21 am

Anthony Pettis explains change in training camp ahead of UFC 213

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will be making his highly anticipated return to the lightweight division tonight at UFC 213 when he faces UFC veteran Jim Miller in a pivotal fight for the former champ. Ahead of the fight, Anthony Pettis spoke to MMAFighting to explain what he did different for this training camp...

Jul 8, 2017 8:28 am

Conor McGregor reacts to Gaethje vs. Johnson main event

Friday night in Las Vegas, Justin Gaethje made his highly anticipated UFC debut as he faced UFC veteran Michael Johnson in a highly anticipated grudge match that will go down as one of the most thrilling fights of all time. The fight earned praise from nearly every member of the MMA community given its back...

Jul 7, 2017 9:23 pm

Fighters react to tonight’s insane TUF 25 Finale Main Event

Fighters react to tonight’s insane TUF 25 Finale Main Event A key lightweight scrap between Michael Johnson and Justin Gaethje headlined tonight’s TUF 25 Finale event in Las Vegas. After a wild opening round, which saw Michael Johnson badly hurt Gaethje, Justin was able to rally late in round two and come away with the...

Jul 7, 2017 8:08 pm

TUF 25 Finale Results: Drakkar Klose defeats Marc Diakiese (Highlights)

TUF 25 Finale Results: Marc Diakiese vs. Drakkar Klose A lightweight scrap between Marc Diakiese and Drakkar Klose took place on tonight’s TUF 25 Finale main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Klose lands two hard leg kicks to start. Diakiese misses with a spinning kick and Klose lands another hard low kick....

Jul 7, 2017 7:33 pm

TUF 25 Finale Results: Jared Cannonier TKO’s Nick Roehrick (Highlights)

TUF 25 Finale Results: Jared Cannonier vs. Nick Roehrick A light heavyweight scrap between Jared Cannonier and Nick Roehrick took place on tonight’s TUF 25 Finale main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Nick lands a left jab to start things off. He misses with a follow up right hand. Cannonier circles and...

Jul 7, 2017 7:05 pm

TUF 25 Finale Results: Brad Tavares defeats Elias Theodorou

TUF 25 Finale Results: Brad Tavares vs. Elias Theodorou A middleweight scrap between Brad Tavares and Elias Theodorou took place during tonight’s TUF 25 Finale main card in Las Vegas, Nevada. Round one begins and Theodorou rushes in with a low kick. He follows that up with a high kick. Elias is utilizing a lot...

Jul 7, 2017 12:39 pm

Yoel Romero explains love-hate relationship with Michael Bisping

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and top middleweight contender Yoel Romero have a rather lengthy, and very public, rivalry going back quite some time now. Following Yoel Romero’s knockout of Chris Weidman at UFC 205, where Bisping was in attendance for his Fox Sports 1 duties, the ‘Soldier of God’ campaigned for a fight with...

Jul 7, 2017 12:03 pm

Chuck Liddell weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Ahead of the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight on August 26th, MMA fighters and boxers have continued to offer insight into the bout, giving breakdowns of the scrap in interviews, and on social media. The general consensus amongst fighters is that Conor McGregor likely needs to land a big punch early in...

Jul 7, 2017 8:37 am

Travis Browne opens up on home robbery

Recently, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey revealed that her Venice home was burglarized before she and her hubby, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne, left for New Zealand. Browne, without missing a beat, wound up finding the robbers at a nearby skate park and alerting police officers. The incident flew under the radar when it...

Jul 6, 2017 2:46 pm

Ticket prices for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

Thursday afternoon, tickets for the highly anticipated August 26th boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor went on sale on the T-Mobile Arena website. While tickets for the event were expected to be extremely expensive, fight fans will be stunned to learn that the cheapest seats in the arena were sold at $2,425, while...

Jul 6, 2017 8:38 am

Michael Bisping roasts Yoel Romero with savage Instagram post

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is not a fan of UFC 213 interim middleweight title challenger Yoel Romero. In fact, the champ has publicly stated that he hopes Romero loses decisively to his UFC 213 opponent Robert Whittaker. “Whittaker, we all know this, he’s on an absolute tear. I’ve got nothing against Robert Whittaker,” Bisping said on...

Jul 6, 2017 7:53 am

Jon Jones’ suspension is officially over

The year is 2016. We are days away from the blockbuster UFC 200, a massive card that is topped by a headline-dominating rematch between light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and his arch rival Jon Jones. Anticipation has reached an all-time high, and the violent crescendo we’ve been waiting for has almost arrived. Then, the worst...

Jul 5, 2017 10:03 am

VIDEO | Before UFC 213, watch Yoel Romero score a ferocious, 48-second TKO in his MMA debut

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 213, surging Cuban contender Yoel Romero will collide with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the interim UFC middleweight title. Romero will enter this fight with a reputation as one of the best middleweights on earth. He’s on a 10-fight win-streak. This streak has seen him dispatch game opponents...