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Jun 4, 2017 5:23 pm

New champ Max Holloway on Conor McGregor: He can beg to fight me now

Last night, in the main event of UFC 212, Max Holloway scored a career-defining TKO win over once dominant featherweight king Jose Aldo. With this win, Holloway became the UFC’s undisputed featherweight champion, and extended his win-streak to a ridiculous eleven-straight. Given his current streak, many fans have broached the possibility of a rematch between...

Jun 4, 2017 4:21 pm

Miesha Tate: I wish Cyborg would have punched Angela Magana harder

Arguably the biggest story to emerge from the UFC athletes retreat earlier this month surrounds a dramatic clash between UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino and UFC strawweight Angela Magana. This drama was sparked when Magana made some nasty comments about Cyborg  online, and reached a violent crescendo when a vengeful Cyborg punched Magana in...

Jun 4, 2017 3:31 pm

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC 212: Aldo and Holloway net $40K

Last night, the UFC made a triumphant return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with UFC 212, an exciting 12-fight card. In the main event, Hawaii’s  Max Holloway sent a shockwave through the featherweight division, braving a bit of early adversity to defeat formerly dominant champion Jose Aldo by third-round TKO. With this win, Aldo claimed...

Jun 4, 2017 12:38 pm

Anderson Silva consoles Jose Aldo with lengthy statement on social media

Last night, in the main event of UFC 212, featherweight great Jose Aldo gave up an early lead to succumb to third-round punches dealt by interim featherweight champion Max Holloway. It was a heartbreaking loss for Jose Aldo and his fans, and one that will be difficult to forget. In the wake of Aldo’s tough...

Jun 4, 2017 12:14 pm

Jimi Manuwa discusses beef with “big, fat school bully” Daniel Cormier

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is scheduled to defend his title against former champion Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 214. Earlier that same night, top light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa will take on the surging Volkan Oezdemir in what could well be a number one contender fight. Though Cormier and Manuwa...

Jun 3, 2017 12:34 pm

VIDEO | EA Sports UFC 2 predicting Max Holloway win at UFC 212

Saturday night in Brazil, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will step into the Octagon with hometown hero Jose Aldo for a featherweight title unification fight. Ahead of the fight, many fight fans are split down the middle in regards to who they feel will leave Brazil with the undisputed featherweight title. At the present...

Jun 3, 2017 10:05 am

‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung’s injury & timetable for return

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that top ranked UFC featherweight The Korean Zombie, also known as Chan Sung Jung, had been forced out of his upcoming scheduled scrap with Ricardo Lamas at UFC 214 due to an undisclosed injury. While details regarding the injury sustained by Jung weren’t immediately made available, Chris Taylor has now...

Jun 3, 2017 9:33 am

Frankie Edgar: Germaine de Randamie won’t fight Cris Cyborg because of “fear”

The ongoing saga of figuring out UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie’s next move has continued to be a rather surprising one. After winning the inaugural women’s featherweight championship by defeating Holly Holm earlier this year, Germaine de Randamie looked all but ready to defend the title against the presumptive #1 contender Cris Cyborg...

Jun 3, 2017 8:57 am

Dana White reiterates that Georges St-Pierre will return at 170

Earlier this year, it was revealed that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon to fight UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in a highly anticipated showdown for Bisping’s middleweight title. While the fight was never actually formalized, Bisping and St-Pierre both appeared on stage at a press conference in Las...

Jun 3, 2017 8:20 am

Mike Perry and Al Iaquinta trade shots on Twitter

UFC welterweight Mike Perry, and UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta have continued to trade shots on social media for quite some time. This week, the pair’s beef escalated once again when Perry mentioned Iaquinta in a tweet while calling out Thiago Alves for a welterweight showdown: @ALIAQUINTA is just tryin to get paid for fightin a...

Jun 2, 2017 2:02 pm

VIDEO | Prank goes horribly wrong and ends with a nasty head kick KO

When pulling off a prank in the public for the sake of entertainment, there is always the risk of the shenanigan backfiring. Here, we take a look at this video prank gone wrong as an obviously skilled martial artist happened to be near the incident. The prankster in glasses goes up to a random stranger...

Jun 2, 2017 1:46 pm

VIDEO | More pros predict UFC 212 Jose Aldo vs Max Holloway winner

UFC 212 is just a day away from taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. On Saturday, June 4, Brazil’s UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be taking on interim champion Max Holloway in a title unification bout to establish the king of the UFC’s 145-pound division. The co-main event will feature top-ranked UFC women’s...

Jun 2, 2017 12:53 pm

Bellator’s Scott Coker and Chuck Liddell have lunch meeting in Los Angeles

There has been some buzz surrounding a potential return to competition for former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell. Liddell has kept himself busy with training and looks to be in terrific shape. John Hackleman, who is a longtime coach of “The Iceman,” said that if it were up to him on a comeback, it...

Jun 2, 2017 11:18 am

Mike Tyson not giving Conor McGregor much of a chance against Floyd Mayweather

As talks of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight continue to progress, predictions for the fight have continued to remain split down the middle. While the fight is likely to be the biggest pay-per view in the history of combat sports, many in the boxing community feel as though the fight has no...

Jun 2, 2017 11:03 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo gives reporter rude awakening

One Brazilian TV reporter decided to experience what fighters go through firsthand during their training camps by joining the fighters of Brazil’s Nova Union team for a period of training, sparring, and as it turns out, suffering. UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Nova Union head coach speak to the camera in 1 on 1...

Jun 2, 2017 10:31 am

‘The Korean Zombie’ out of fight with Ricardo Lamas due to injury

Unfortunate news surfaced Friday morning that UFC featherweight Chan Sung Jung, also known as The Korean Zombie, was forced to pull out of his upcoming fight with Ricardo Lamas due to an undisclosed injury. Robin Black broke the news on social media: BREAKING NEWS: @KoreanZombieMMA is injured and out of his fight w @RicardoLamasMMA at...

Jun 2, 2017 9:15 am

Cris Cyborg will fight at UFC 214, but not against Cat Zingano

Recently, UFC women’s featherweight fighter Cris Cyborg has been campaigning for a fight, however despite her best efforts, she has yet to finalize a date and opponent for her next fight. While former women’s bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano was willing to fight Cyborg, an injury is preventing ‘Alpha’ Cat from fighting. UFC President Dana...

Jun 2, 2017 8:31 am

Jose Aldo explains how Brazilian crowd will impact Max Holloway

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently gearing up for what he hopes will be his first successful title defense as the reigning featherweight champion. In the process of defending his belt for the first time, Aldo is hoping to unify the featherweight and interim featherweight titles. Ahead of the fight, Aldo’s opponent, UFC interim...

Jun 1, 2017 10:35 pm

Vitor Belfort calls for ‘Legend League’ fight with Chuck Liddell

While Vitor Belfort may have made it clear leading up to UFC 212 that he has no intentions of retiring following his fight with Nate Marquardt this weekend, Belfort is targeting a fight with a fellow UFC legend. Earlier this year, ‘The Phenom’ expressed his support for a ‘legend division’ in the UFC, an idea...

Jun 1, 2017 2:34 pm

Jose Aldo hints at frequent future lightweight fights

This weekend, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will look to unify the UFC featherweight championship and the interim featherweight championship, which is currently being held by Max Holloway. While Aldo has continuously sought a rematch with Conor McGregor following his lopsided loss to the Irish superstar at UFC 194, the featherweight champion was recently told...

Jun 1, 2017 1:40 pm

VIDEO | Astonishing wrestling match – Massive bodybuilder dwarfs opponent

Here is a classic David versus Goliath style matchup as these two opponents are definitely not in the same weight class. In this case, it’s a matchup of size versus skill as we see the two opponents get their wrestling match underway. The much smaller opponent shows his superior skills and technique seemingly ragdoll the...

Jun 1, 2017 1:34 pm

VIDEO | UFC 212 Embedded Episode 4: Yancy Medeiros brings his aloha to Brazil

UFC 212 is just days away as the promotion returns to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, June 3. UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will fight in front of his home country as he takes on interim champion Max Holloway in the main event title unification bout. Holloway is joined by fellow Hawaiian Yancy Medeiros...

Jun 1, 2017 1:02 pm

Jimi Manuwa shares incredible list of training partners for Volkan Oezdemir fight

Yesterday, we learned that British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa will take on fellow top-5 light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 214 this July 29 in Anaheim, California. While Manuwa is one of the most established names in the UFC light heavyweight division, Oezdemir remains a relative unknown among many fans, having burst into the top-5...

Jun 1, 2017 1:02 pm

Dana White: Cris Cyborg is definitely fighting at UFC 214 in Anaheim

The last time we saw Cris Cyborg compete was at UFC Fight Night 95 in September of last year. Cyborg took out Lina Lansberg by TKO in a 140-pound catchweight main event fight in Brazil. With the UFC women’s featherweight division in shambles with the inaugural champion Germaine de Randamie not willing to fight Cyborg...