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Jul 24, 2016 11:32 pm

PHOTO | Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo happy to see his ‘bro’ Conor McGregor

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been bringing in a fan base from all over the world with his captivating showmanship. Recently, world renown soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo posted a photo with “The Notorious” in the Octagon that will surely bring some attention to McGregor as he prepares for his rematch with Nate Diaz at...

Jul 24, 2016 11:12 pm

Dan Henderson: ‘Win or lose I’m ready mentally to retire’

MMA legend Dan Henderson had all the stars align for him at UFC 199. On the main card of UFC 199 leading up to the middleweight title bout between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping, “Hendo” delivered another signature knockout over the tough contender Hector Lombard. Then, when Bisping shocked the world and knocked Rockhold out...

Jul 23, 2016 10:26 pm

VIDEO | Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez (highlights)

In the co-main event of ‘UFC on FOX 20’ Gilbert Melendez made his return to the Octagon against Edson Barboza. The fight was a thrilling one, with Barboza ultimately getting the win via unanimous decision, keeping his run at a title shot going! See the highlights above!

Jul 23, 2016 11:32 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones still looking shredded despite layoff

While Jon Jones may be provisionally suspended until his NSAC hearing later this year, the pound for pound kingpin has continued to train at the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. Jones, who was slated to fight Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200 earlier this year, is still looking in fight...


Jul 23, 2016 11:13 am

Valentina Shevchenko holds 3 wins over Joanna Jedrzejczyk

At UFC on FOX 20 tonight, Holly Holm will look to rebound from losing her UFC women’s bantamweight championship to Miesha Tate, as she faces Valentina Shevchenko. Ahead of the fight, many aren’t giving Shevchenko much of a chance against the former champ. During a Q&A Friday afternoon, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk revealed...

Jul 23, 2016 10:44 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen opens up on USADA, return rumors, and more

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen made headlines once again recently when it was revealed that he was randomly tested by USADA. Sonnen, who is currently suspended by the NSAC until later this summer, has remained adamant about the fact that he is retired, however his recent USADA drug test has left many wondering if...

Jul 23, 2016 10:12 am

Michael Bisping and Yoel Romero trade shots on Twitter

Yoel Romero may currently be suspended after failing a USADA-administered drug test, however ‘Soldier Of God’ believes he is still the rightful #1 contender at middleweight. Back at UFC 194, Romero and Jacare Souza squared off in what many believed to be a middleweight #1 contender fight. Romero won the bout via split decision, with...

Jul 23, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Valentina Shevchenko opens up on training camp after her coach was shot

Back in May, there was speculation as to whether or not Valentina Shevchenko would be fighting in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Chicago’ against Holly Holm after Shevchenko and her coach were involved in a shootout with armed robbers in Peru. Shevchenko’s coach was able to shoot and kill one of the robbers,...

Jul 23, 2016 9:42 am

Cris Cyborg blasts Ronda Rousey, calls for UFC 205 fight

At the end of 2015, talks of a Ronda Rousey-Cris Cyborg superfight were at an all time high. At UFC 194, that all changed when Rousey was knocked out by Holly Holm. With Rousey on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon, talks of a potential superfight with Cris Cyborg seemed to fade away. However, after...

Jul 23, 2016 9:28 am

Holly Holm recalls moments before being choked out by Miesha Tate

Back in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holly Holm looked to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship against Miesha Tate. The fight was Holm’s first title defense. Unfortunately for ‘The Preacher’s Daughter’ Tate was able to pull off the late-fight upset in the 5th round, and defeat Holm via rear naked choke in the...

Jul 23, 2016 9:13 am

UFC won’t fine Jon Jones or Brock Lesnar for failed drug tests

Since it was announced that Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones failed drug tests prior to, and after, UFC 200 there has been much speculation as to how long both men would be suspended, and whether or not they would face fines. Mark Hunt, who fought Lesnar at UFC 200, also demanded 100% of Lesnar’s whopping...

Jul 23, 2016 8:07 am

Carlos Condit “addicted” to fighting, retirement on hold

Prior to Carlos Condit’s UFC 195 welterweight scrap with Robbie Lawler, the former interim champ revealed that it could be his last fight before retirement. Condit lost the fight via controversial split decision, putting his future in the Octagon in question. Now, ahead of his ‘UFC: Vancouver’scrap with Demian Maia, Condit says he is addicted...

Jul 22, 2016 11:30 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night: Chicago’ weigh-in recap

Tonight in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will host ‘UFC on FOX 20’ at the United Center. The event will be headlined by a women’s bantamweight scrap between Holly Holm & Valentina Shevchenko, and co-headlined by a lightweight bout between Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza. Ahead of the fight, take a look back at the weigh-in...

Jul 22, 2016 11:17 pm

VIDEO | Melvin Guillard picks up brutal TKO victory

Those elbows tho. @Young__Assassin is BACK #Bellator159https://t.co/QcyN9aKvQS — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) July 23, 2016 Since being released by the UFC in 2014, Melvin Guillard has gone just 1-3, recently going on a 3-fight losing streak. Friday evening, ‘The Young Assassin’ snapped his 3 fight losing streak in impressive fashion when he stopped David Rickels with...

Jul 22, 2016 11:10 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor sparring in Dublin

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been a busy man. Despite celebrating his birthday with teammates and family members, and throwing a party at a club in Vegas, the featherweight champ found time to return to Ireland for some training. McGregor is doing the majority of his training camp for his UFC 202 rematch with...

Jul 22, 2016 10:58 pm

Gilbert Melendez eyeing future fight with fellow veteran Eddie Alvarez

Back at UFC 188, Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez squared off in the co-main event of the highly anticipated card. Alvarez was looking to bounce back from a lopsided loss to Donald Cerrone, and capture his first UFC win. Melendez on the other hand was looking to return to the win column after a submission...

Jul 22, 2016 10:41 pm

Holy Holm comments on Jon Jones failed drug test, gives update on Jones

With just 2 days to go until UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones found himself pulled from the historic card after being notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Ultimately, Anderson Silva took Jones’ place against Daniel Cormier on the card, and Jones was handed a provisional suspension until his hearing with...

Jul 22, 2016 3:57 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg drilling combinations in training

Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is widely regarded as one of the most ferocious strikers in all of women’s MMA. Cyborg, who made her UFC debut at UFC 198, knocking out Leslie Smith via 1st round TKO, currently doesn’t have another fight booked under the UFC banner or the Invicta banner. While Cyborg...

Jul 22, 2016 1:50 pm

VIDEO | WARNING GRAPHIC – Luke Rockhold injured, updates his health status

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold apparently has not been in the gym lately. Rockhold revealed through his social media that he has been injured and is doing treatment to get recovered and back to training. Rockhold said in his Instagram video post of a needle going into his leg, “Incase you’re wondering why I...

Jul 22, 2016 1:14 pm

Jon Jones’ brother Arthur Jones suspended for violating NFL policy on PEDs

If it wasn’t bad enough that Jon Jones is facing a two-year suspension from fighting in the UFC for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, add in a sibling to the situation. On Friday, it was revealed that Indianapolis Colts defensive end Arthur Jones has been suspended for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing drugs....

Jul 22, 2016 11:39 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ main event preview

Saturday afternoon in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will hold it’s 20th event on Fox. In the main event, Holly Holm will square off against Valentina Shevchenko in a pivotal women’s bantamweight matchup. Also on the main card, top ranked lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza will square off in the co-main event. The fight will...

Jul 22, 2016 11:19 am

VIDEO | UFC 201: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley (extended preview)

With just over a week to go until UFC 201, where Robbie Lawler will look to once again defend his welterweight championship as he faces Tyron Woodley, take a look at the extended preview for the event. Lawler enters the bout on a 5-fight win streak, that has seen him defend his welterweight championship against...

Jul 22, 2016 10:50 am

VIDEO | UFC 202: Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor 2 “At Last” Promo

Here is an interesting promotional take on the rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. This promotional video was cut to the narration of HBO’s “Mayweather/Pacquiao: At Last” episode. In the edit, McGregor is placed in the spot of Manny Pacquiao and Nate Diaz in for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Although some parts to the narration...

Jul 22, 2016 10:28 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk throws out first pitch at Chicago White Sox Game

Hey @WhiteSox – if you guys ever need help with the rotation, we know someone 😉. @JoannaMMA w/ the wind up & pitch! pic.twitter.com/qOM4vo87q1 — #UFCChicago (@ufc) July 22, 2016 Fresh off of her unanimous decision win over Claudia Gadelha, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk was in attendance in Chicago for the Chicago White...

Jul 22, 2016 10:22 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 official weigh-ins

UFC on FOX 20 takes place on Saturday in Chicago, Illinois. In the main event of the evening, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Holm is looking to bounce back from her title fight loss to Miesha Tate while Shevchenko is also coming off a loss to the new women’s...

Jul 22, 2016 9:26 am

George Sullivan reacts to being pulled from ‘UFC Chicago’ 2 days before event

Thursday afternoon, it was announced that George Sullivan had been pulled from his ‘UFC on FOX 20’ scrap against Hector Urbina due to a “potential compliance issue” with USADA. The UFC released a statement on the situation, revealing that Sullivan was pulled after voluntarily disclosing the list of supplements he took, one of which apparently...

Jul 22, 2016 9:09 am

Holly Holm feeling the pressure ahead of UFC on FOX 20?

Saturday evening in Chicago, Illinois, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will look to bounce back from her UFC 196 loss to Miesha Tate as she fights Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of the televised card. The fight will be Holm’s first since losing the title back in March, and one she hopes...