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Nov 8, 2016 9:04 am

Get Ready to Meet “New Joanna” At UFC 205

Since joining the UFC in mid-2014, strawweight striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk has established herself as one of the best fighters on earth, and as one the sport’s brightest shining stars. In her first two fights with the organization, she took decisions from Juliana Lima in Claudia Gadelha. In her third fight in the Octagon, she claimed...

Nov 8, 2016 8:39 am

John Kavanagh explains similarities between Eddie Alvarez & Rafael dos Anjos

While Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos may not have fought at UFC 196 for the lightweight championship as initially planned, McGregor’s training for dos Anjos very well could have helped him prepare for his current opponent, Eddie Alvarez. McGregor, who faces Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 this Saturday, where he hopes...

Nov 8, 2016 8:14 am

UFC Rankings Update: Tony Ferguson Surges Ahead

Last Saturday, the UFC touched down in sun-soaked Mexico City with UFC Fight Night 98. With this exciting event in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated their official rankings to reflect the shifts and shakeups that resulted from it. The most notable rankings change that stemmed from the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico was...


Nov 8, 2016 7:33 am

VIDEO | Rashad Evans Recounts his Top 8 Moments Inside the Octagon

This Saturday, the UFC will take over Madison Square Garden with UFC 205. The card will mark the UFC’s debut in New York City, New York, and to celebrate the occasion, the organization has stacked the lineup to the brim. The card is topped by three title fights. The most high-profile of these championship bouts...

Nov 8, 2016 6:05 am

Conor McGregor Gets Custom Rolls-Royce for UFC 205 Fight Week

It’s no secret that UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor is a bit of a car fanatic. Over the course of his last few fights, the Irish star has assembled a pretty flashy collection of luxury vehicles. Unfortunately for him, most of those cars are in Ireland and Las Vegas – not New York City, which...

Nov 7, 2016 7:17 pm

Duke Roufus on Woodley vs. Thompson: “It Reminds Me of Ali-Frazier 1”

This weekend, in the co-main event of the blockbuster UFC 205, new welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt the first defense of his title against streaking karate specialist Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. In advance of this massive welterweight showdown, Woodley’s current coach Duke Roufus appeared on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour to discuss his student’s looming...

Nov 7, 2016 6:17 pm

Conor McGregor: “If I Wasn’t Here, This Whole Ship Goes Down”

This weekend, the UFC will make its long anticipated debut in New York City with UFC 205. The card will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between divisional king Eddie Alvarez and featherweight titleholder Conor McGregor.  If McGregor comes out on top in this massive showdown, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history...

Nov 7, 2016 4:40 pm

VIDEO | Arrogant fighter gets knocked out immediately after taunting opponent

It’s one thing when trying to get into your opponents head and then there is actually taking a kick to the head. David “One More” Round learned this the hard way at Superior Challenge 14 – Stockholm last month in Sweden. Round was matched up against Sadibou Sy and as you can see from the...

Nov 7, 2016 3:45 pm

BJ Penn cleared of charges in sexual assault case

On Monday, TMZ reported that BJ Penn has been cleared of charges related to a sexual assault case stemming from an alleged incident that took place in 2015. TMZ reported that the County of Hawaii prosecuting attorney said that the case has “officially been declined for prosecution because we ‘don’t have sufficient evidence to charge...

Nov 7, 2016 2:39 pm

UFC releases statement on Jon Jones’ one-year suspension

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was issued a one-year sanction by USADA on Monday. Following an arbitration hearing by three arbitrators from McLaren Global Sports Solutions, the decision was made to give Jones his full sanction term of a one-year suspension. The UFC released a short statement on their website on Monday following...

Nov 7, 2016 1:56 pm

Coach John Kavanagh Makes His Prediction for Alvarez vs. McGregor

UFC 205, which will mark the UFC’s long awaited debut in New York City, is now just days away. As this mammoth card draws ever closer, fans, media members, fighters, and other MMA personalities have begun to offer up their predictions on the main event: a lightweight title fight between divisional king Eddie Alvarez and...

Nov 7, 2016 12:51 pm

Jon Jones releases statement on one-year suspension for failed USADA drug test

News broke on Monday that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given a one-year suspension term by USADA following an arbitration hearing. Jones was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation in July, which resulted in him being pulled from the UFC 200 light heavyweight title fight against champion Daniel Cormier. It was later...

Nov 7, 2016 11:27 am

Jon Jones issued one-year suspension by USADA

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given his sanction from USADA on Monday after testing positive for the banned substances clomiphene and letrozole, which were from the test results of a June 16 out-of-competition sample. The failed test results had him pulled from UFC 200’s scheduled UFC light heavyweight championship fight against champion...

Nov 7, 2016 9:26 am

VIDEO | Bellator Fighter Michael “Venom” Page Says He’d Put Conor McGregor to Sleep

Conor McGregor, who is poised to challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight strap at this Saturday’s UFC 205, is the biggest star in MMA. As such, he’s floated as a potential opponent for pretty much every fighter in MMA. If you’re a fighter, and you reside anywhere near the welterweight, lightweight, and featherweight divisions,...

Nov 7, 2016 7:42 am

VIDEO | This ‘Champion vs. Champion’ Promo Will Get You PUMPED for UFC 205

This Saturday, UFC lightweight titleholder Eddie Alvarez will defend his belt against a fellow champion in featherweight king Conor McGregor. The two champs will share the main event spot of UFC 205, a card that marks the UFC’s first steps into New York City – one of the final frontiers for mixed martial arts. Legitimate champion...

Nov 7, 2016 6:49 am

VIDEO | Watch Eddie Alvarez Maul Rafael Dos Anjos to Win Lightweight Gold

In less than one weeks’ time, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will attempt to make the first defense of his title against reigning featherweight champ Conor McGregor. In this fight, Alvarez will attempt to squash McGregor’s history-making ambition to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. The two...

Nov 7, 2016 6:17 am

Tony Ferguson Wants to be a Three-Division UFC Champion

This coming Saturday, in the main event of the monumental UFC 205, UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor will challenge lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez in a bid to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles in two divisions in tandem. As it turns out, however, McGregor isn’t the only fighter on the...

Nov 6, 2016 12:15 pm

VIDEO | Watch Zhou Zhipeng Overcome a 150-pound Weight Disadvantage to Beat Hong-Man Choi

In mixed martial arts, we occasionally witness contests between fighters of starkly different sizes. The majority of these David vs. Goliath style fights occurred during the height of Japan’s obsession with MMA, and during the early days of the UFC. That said, we’ve also seen some pretty incredible size differences in the UFC’s modern era...

Nov 6, 2016 10:14 am

Check out the Official Poster for UFC Fight Night 100!

On November 19, the UFC will promote its 100th Fight Night card. This card will emanate from the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in beautiful Sao Paolo, Brazil. Initially, the card was expected to be headlined by a light heavyweight showdown between Swedish contender Alexander Gustafsson and Brazilian veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. When Gustafsson withdrew from the bout...

Nov 6, 2016 9:23 am

UFC 205 Fight Card and Live Results Thread

UFC 205 goes down next Saturday November 12 live from New York City’s historic Madison Square Garden arena. The blockbuster event is arguably the most highly anticipated fight card in the promotions history. The biggest fight on the card, unsurprisingly, is its main event super-fight, which will see Eddie Alvarez defend his UFC lightweight title against reigning UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor....

Nov 6, 2016 9:20 am

VIDEO | Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas Full Fight Video Highlights

Down goes Vargas #PacVargas pic.twitter.com/6Kd8UjdQk1 — Fancy Combat (@FancyCombat) November 6, 2016 Pacquiao vs. Vargas #PacVargas #PacquiaoVargas Highlights pic.twitter.com/ugOIdwNyOe — Fancy Combat (@FancyCombat) November 6, 2016 Last night, while Tony Ferguson and Rafael Dos Anjos dazzled mixed martial arts fans with a five-round classic in Mexico City, the boxing world had their eyes glued firmly...