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Oct 12, 2016 9:21 pm

BEEF! Cat Zingano and Amanda Nunes go to WAR on Twitter

News broke earlier today that current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will make her first title defense at December’s UFC 207 event in Las Vegas when she squares off with former title holder Ronda Rousey. Amanda Nunes is currently riding an impressive four-fight win streak, her latest being a title-capturing first-round submission victory over...

Oct 9, 2016 8:16 am

Pro Fighters React to Dan Henderson’s Retirement from MMA

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 204, MMA legend Dan Henderson stepped onto the canvas for a final time. The former Pride and Strikeforce titleholder did so against an old rival in Michael Bisping, in a bout that could have won him the UFC middleweight title. Regrettably, Henderson was not able to...

Oct 2, 2016 8:55 am

Pros React to John Lineker’s Split Decision Win Over John Dodson

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s return to Portland, Oregon, John Lineker and John Dodson engaged in a memorable, five-round battle. Over the course of the fight, which was contested entirely on the feet, both brick-fisted bantamweights had their moments. In the end however, Lineker walked away with a hard-fought split decision...

Sep 30, 2016 6:01 pm

John Lineker’s manager claims he made weight several days before weigh-ins

Friday morning at the ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ early weigh-ins, three fighters missed weight ahead of their scheduled fights Saturday evening. One of the three men to miss weight was UFC bantamweight John Lineker, who will be fighting in the main event of the card against John Dodson. Lineker, who sits at #3 on the UFC’s...

Sep 29, 2016 2:52 pm

Jose Aldo: Dana White denied GSP’s $10 million minimum to fight McGregor

Georges Saint Pierre allegedly asked for a whopping $10 million to fight UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, according to former champ Jose Aldo. GSP, who has been in retirement since a 2013 split decision victory over Johnny Hendricks, was contemplating a UFC return amidst links to potential fights with Tyron Woodley who called GSP out,...

Sep 28, 2016 1:40 pm

John Dodson began camp at 168 pounds for bantamweight fight with John Lineker

This Saturday, former UFC flyweight title contender John Dodson will step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ to square off against John Lineker in a pivotal bantamweight showdown. Dodson, who made the move to bantamweight after dropping his second loss to flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson, made quite the statement...

Sep 25, 2016 5:38 pm

VIDEO | Watch Paige VanZant get ripped in half by Criss Angel

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is quickly becoming one of the promotions most recognizable stars. The 22-year-old has gone 4-1 while fighting under the UFC banner, most recently scoring a highlight reel knockout (flying switch kick) victory over Bec Rawlings at UFC on FOX 21 last month in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her incredible victory over...

Sep 21, 2016 3:18 pm

Daniel Cormier and Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson go at it on Twitter!

As a fight fan, nothing provides better insight into our favorite fighters’ lives than Twitter. On Wednesday afternoon, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson and current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier went at it on Twitter, treating fans to an impromptu trash-talking session between the current light heavyweight champion and the man he will likely fight next. See...

Sep 18, 2016 8:07 am

Fighters React to Derek Brunson’s First-Round Finish of Uriah Hall

On Saturday night, the UFC took over the small border town of Hidalgo Texas with UFC Fight Night 94. In the main event of the evening, Michael Johnson dazzled with a first-round knockout of streaking contender Dustin Poirier. In the night’s co-main event, rising middleweight Derek Brunson scored a similarly emphatic win, leveling the hot-and-cold...

Sep 11, 2016 11:04 am

Big John McCarthy: Werdum vs. Browne Should Have Been Stopped

UFC 203, which emanated from Cleveland, Ohio’s Quicken Loans Arena, produced a number of strange moments. The majority of these moments were shoehorned into the evening’s co-main event, during which former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum took a unanimous decision from Hawaii’s Travis Browne, who stepped up on short notice to replace an injured Ben Rothwell.   One...

Sep 6, 2016 12:25 pm

PHOTO | Luke Rockhold signs with modeling agency, releases first photo

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has been rather silent since his UFC 199 knockout loss to Michael Bisping that saw him lose the middleweight championship. Since then, there has been no word as to when Rockhold will return to the Octagon. The longtime AKA fighter recently did an interview in which he revealed that...

Sep 3, 2016 2:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Alexander Gustafsson’s win over Jan Blanchowicz

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson returned to the Octagon for the first time since his split decision loss to Daniel Cormier in October. The win for Gustafsson was an incredibly dominant one, with Gustafsson dominating the fight from bell to bell as...

Jul 30, 2016 9:59 pm

MMA community reacts to Tyron Woodley’s KO of Robbie Lawler

In the main event of UFC 201, Tyron Woodley showed the world why his nickname is ‘The Chosen One’. The 34-year old Missouri native shocked the world as he stopped Robbie Lawler just minutes into the fight with a one-punch knockout. Immediately, the MMA community went wild on Twitter reacting to Woodley’s finish of the...

Jul 27, 2016 9:24 am

Benson Henderson backs Mark Hunt’s attempt to unionize fighters

Since it was announced that Brock Lesnar failed a pre-fight, as well as a fight night drug test for UFC 200, his opponent, Mark Hunt, has continued to make headlines. In addition to an expletive filled rant, Hunt called for the UFC to give him 100% of Lesnar’s massive $2.5 million purse for the event....

Jul 6, 2016 10:18 am

PHOTO | Derrick Lewis takes ‘touch butt’ to a new level

UFC heavyweight Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis is known for his devastating knockout power and also for his wonderful sense of humor. Lewis is constantly putting up comical posts up through his social media channels and usually has something funny to say or do in his interviews. With the UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor being...

Jun 19, 2016 9:43 am

Pros react to Stephen Thompson’s win over Rory MacDonald

Stephen Thompson likely secured himself a welterweight title shot at UFC Fight Night 89 last night after he scored a decision victory over Rory MacDonald in the evening’s main event. Here is how the pros reacted to “Wonderboy’s” big win: I feel like @rory_macdonald is blocking his nose most the fight. — Tyron T-Wood Woodley...

Jun 9, 2016 12:27 pm

Michael Bisping fires back at Chris Weidman

Shortly after stepping in on short notice for Chris Weidman at UFC 199 and knocking out Luke Rockhold to become the UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping found himself being put on blast by the man he replaced at UFC 199, Chris Weidman. Weidman called Bisping a “bum” and called for a title fight against Bisping...

Jun 5, 2016 11:12 am

Pros react to Dan Henderson’s brutal KO victory over Hector Lombard

Former Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson scored an absolutely brutal knockout victory over former Bellator title holder Hector Lombard at last night’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles. The 45-year-old landed a head kick on Lombard and then hit him with an elbow that caused “Lightning” to fall crashing to the canvas in the bouts second-round....

May 26, 2016 4:20 pm

Cody Garbrandt involved in brief scuffle with Thomas Almeida’s team

This Sunday in Las Vegas, two of the UFC’s brightest bantamweight prospects will square off in a pivotal matchup as undefeated prospects Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 88. Prior to that however, Garbrandt was involved in a brief scuffle with Almeida’s team at the hotel...

May 16, 2016 10:56 am

Matt Brown’s attacker is pressing charges?

Rodrigo Botti, a former trainer of UFC welterweight Matt Brown allegedly attacked Brown at his hotel in Brazil on Sunday after his UFC 198 fight with Demian Maia. Video was released of the incident following Botti’s alleged attack on Brown. The video shows a man who has been identified as Vinicius “Pequeno” Lemos punishing Botti...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

May 10, 2016 10:13 am

Ben Rothwell opens up on “stupid” fight against Junior dos Santos

Last month Ben Rothwell looked to extend his 4-fight win streak and secure a title shot by defeating former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in a main event fight. Unfortunately for Rothwell, he lost via decision, dropping down to #6 on the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Rothwell discussed...

May 10, 2016 8:18 am

Bigfoot Silva blasts critics following TKO loss

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was TKOd in just 16 seconds by Stefan Struve. The loss to Struve made it 2 straight for Bigfoot, who is just 1-4 in his last 5 fights. Following the loss, Bigfoot took to social media to blast his critics in Portuguese. MMAFighting...