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Sep 9, 2016 3:45 pm

VIDEO | Jessica Eye gets physical and pushes Bethe Correia at UFC 203 weigh-ins

Jessica Eye SHOVES Bethe Correia halfway across the #UFC203 weigh in stage! https://t.co/Sacc0V8l3V — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) September 9, 2016 Things really got heated up at the fan and media weigh-ins for UFC 203 late on Friday. A scrappy UFC women’s bantamweight matchup between former title contender Bethe Correia and Jessica Eye takes place...

Sep 6, 2016 3:48 pm

Weidman vs Romero rumored for UFC 205 in NYC

Chris Weidman’s dream of fighting at the fabled Madison Square Garden, just 20-some odd miles from the home he grew up in on Long Island, appears to be coming closer to reality. Fansided is reporting that Weidman and Yoel ‘Soldier of God’ Romero are being rumored to fight at UFC 205 at the promotions debut...

Sep 1, 2016 6:40 pm

CM Punk: ‘I know what I’m good at, I know what I’m gonna be good at’

Former WWE superstar CM Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, is set to make his professional mixed martial arts debut in the biggest MMA promotion in the world in a little over a week. Brooks will face 2-0 Mickey Gall, which will be the UFC debut for both fighters. The two will meet at...


Aug 30, 2016 3:36 pm

Cyborg Santos plans to fight in December despite fractured skull

Evangelista Santos may have been on the wrong end of what many consider to be the most devastating injury in the history of MMA, however that hasn’t deterred him from wanting to return to the cage as soon as possible. Santos, who underwent surgery for the injury, has yet to be cleared by a doctor,...

Aug 30, 2016 1:44 pm

Rory MacDonald on Bellator Goals: I Want to Be A Two-Division Champion

On Monday afternoon, Ariel Helwani returned to our screens with the latest episode of The MMA Hour. One of this episode’s many big-name guests was Bellator lightweight champ Rory MacDonald, who joined Helwani to discuss his time with the UFC and his move to Bellator MMA. According to the former welterweight title contender, nothing was certain after...

Aug 28, 2016 6:49 am

MMA community reacts to Demian Maia’s submission win over Carlos Condit

In the main event of UFC on Fox 21 in Vancouver, Demian Maia kept his win streak going as he submitted Carlos Condit with a rear naked choke in the very first round. Below are some of the best reactions to Maia’s win: Damian Maia is the real https://t.co/RsUPBd4xtC — Al Iaquinta (@ALIAQUINTA) August 28,...

Aug 27, 2016 2:50 pm

VIDEO | Chad Laprise TKO’s Thibault Gouti in round 1

TUF Nations winner Chad Laprise was able to score a first-round TKO victory over Thibault Gouti in the featured bout of the UFC on FOX 21 prelims. Laprise landed a beautiful counter right hand that sent Gouti crashing to the floor and then quickly pounded on his opponent with ground strikes forcing the referee to...

Aug 26, 2016 2:01 pm

Georges St-Pierre says Nick Diaz rematch is “very possible”

This week, rumors of a Georges St-Pierre return to the Octagon picked up more steam as the former welterweight kingpin revealed that he is mentally ready to return to the Octagon. To add to the speculation following GSP’s interview, rumors surfaced that GSP had reportedly signed to fight Nick Diaz once again, this time at...

Aug 23, 2016 11:25 am

UFC welterweight notified of ‘potential anti-doping violation’

The string of anti-doping violations continued this week when the USADA announced that yet another fighter had been notified of a potential anti-doping violation. China Top Team’s Li Jingliang was notified that an out-of-competition sample collected on May 18th returned positive for a substance which has yet to be disclosed. The UFC was quick to...

Aug 16, 2016 8:53 am

Conor McGregor reflects on Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar fight

At one point in time, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was set to headline UFC 200 against Nate Diaz. With that being said, McGregor was ultimately pulled from the card for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. Despite that, he was cageside on July 9th to watch as Jose Aldo and Frankie...

Aug 14, 2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern’s mixed martial arts debut (highlights)

Strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern was unable to finish Kenia Rosas in her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy 58, but the current number one pound-for-pound grappler did put on a dominating performance. Dern spoke to MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani about the fight and outlined her future goals in the sport: “I’m always confident in my jiu-jitsu,...

Aug 13, 2016 9:44 pm

PHOTOS | Paige VanZant looks stunning while posing on a surf board!

UFC strawweight star Paige VanZant will return to the octagon later this month at UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver, Canada, when she squares off with Bec Rawlings. “12 Gauge” recently took to Instagram to post these stunning photos of herself posing in a bikini while on a surf board. Your welcome. Evening meditation. Keeping...

Aug 13, 2016 9:04 pm

The “Korean Superboy” Doo Hoi Choi challenges Cub Swanson to a fight!

UFC featherweight Doo Ho Choi (14-1 MMA) is quickly making a name for himself in the UFC’s stacked featherweight division. The “Korean Superboy” has gone 3-0 inside the octagon scoring first-round knockouts in all three of those victories. Choi’s most recent effort came at last month’s TUF 23 Finale event where he knocked out veteran...

Aug 13, 2016 3:33 pm

Breaking! John Dodson vs. John Lineker set to headline UFC Fight Night 96

A key bantamweight bout between former flyweight title challenger John Dodson (18-7 MMA) and knockout artist John Lineker (28-7 MMA) will headline October’s UFC Fight Night 96 in Portland, Oregon. MMAFighting was the first to report the bout. After falling in short in his two title attempts against UFC flyweight Demetrious Johnson, TUF 14 winner John Dodson returned to the...

Aug 13, 2016 11:19 am

PHOTO | Michelle Waterson suffers broken finger in training

‘The Karate Hottie’ Michelle Waterson is currently in the midst of a string of injuries that has seen her sidelined for over a year. After submitting Angela Magana at the TUF 21 Finale, Waterson was forced out of her UFC 194 bout with a knee injury. After news surfaced earlier this week that her opponent...

Aug 13, 2016 11:07 am

Julianna Pena regrets word choice, still wants to fight “b**ch” Ronda Rousey

#5 ranked UFC women’s bantamweight Julianna Pena is doing her best to secure a fight with former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. The former TUF 18 contestant released a video earlier this week, in which she bashed the former champ and her “fat arms”. The video certainly got Pena’s name in headlines, however she...

Aug 9, 2016 3:37 pm

UFC fighter flagged by USADA, won’t face suspension

News surfaced this week that ‘Ultimate Fighter: China’ winner Ning Guangyou failed a drug test for Clanbuterol. The failed drug test stems from a random out-of-competition drug test back in May. Interestingly enough, Guangyou will not be suspended for the infraction given that since 2011, WADA has been aware that failed drug tests for Clanbuterol...

Aug 9, 2016 10:20 am

Will 23-year-old Mackenzie Dern become a bigger star than Ronda Rousey?

23-year-old Mackenzie Dern made her MMA debut at LFC 58 in July. The jiu-jitsu wizard put on a dominating performance for all three rounds of her fight with Kenia Rosas and ended up winning a unanimous decision. Dern is honing her MMA skills with former UFC lightweight champion and current Bellator star Benson Henderson at...

Aug 8, 2016 1:18 pm

Ben “Killa B” Saunders cut from the UFC?

Despite going 3-1 in his second run in the UFC, it looks like Ben “Killa B” Saunders may have been cut by the UFC for the second time in his professional MMA career. According to Treasure Island Resort & Casino, the TUF veteran is scheduled to compete at Fight Night at the Island on September...

Aug 7, 2016 11:59 pm

MMA community reacts to insane ninja fight between Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres

The main event of UFC Fight Night 92 in Salt Lake City, Utah was an insane matchup of two wild styles. Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres threw crafty strikes for all five rounds of their main event scrap that had people highly entertained. Speed advantage for Rodriguez is significant. Both men pretty reckless at times...

Aug 5, 2016 12:44 pm

Frankie Edgar to drop down to 135 to challenge for the title?

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar fell short of capturing another belt in his last fight with Jose Aldo at UFC 200. Edgar lost a unanimous decision to Aldo in a five-round UFC interim featherweight title fight and now Edgar and his team are thinking about what comes next for his career. While Edgar was...

Aug 3, 2016 10:25 am

Peggy Morgan gives photo update days after horrific fight injury

Peggy Morgan’s swelling on her face that ballooned up from the strikes of Megan Anderson was a hot topic of conversation over the weekend. Anderson picked up a first round TKO victory over the TUF veteran at Invicta FC 18. Despite the horrific injury and loss, Morgan seemed to be in good spirits after the...