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Jan 25, 2017 3:58 pm

Michael McDonald opens up on financial struggles preventing his return

At one point in time, UFC bantamweight Michael McDonald was one of the most highly touted bantamweight prospects on the UFC roster. An 8-fight win streak that ‘Mayday’ rode from the regional scene into the top 10 of the UFC’s bantamweight division had the young prospect fighting Renan Barao in 2013 for the interim UFC...

Jan 25, 2017 1:18 pm

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey delivers supplies for Standing Rock protests battling Dakota Pipeline

It appears as if Ronda Rousey is helping out the Standing Rock protestors that are against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. On Tuesday, Pauline Macias, a fellow Olympic judoka posted a photo with the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion stating that they helped to deliver supplies to the Standing Rock protestors. Macias said in her...


Jan 25, 2017 12:52 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey applies for concealed carry permit at Las Vegas gun store

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is getting locked and loaded. The former champ was seen at a gun store on Sunday in Las Vegas where she applied for a concealed carry permit, according to TMZ. Witnesses at the store say that Rousey took a course that is required to obtain a concealed carry...

Jan 25, 2017 9:21 am

Mark Hunt forced to call police after social media user threatens his kids

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt is currently gearing up for his UFC 209 rematch with Alistair Overeem on March 4th in Paradise, Nevada, however he has had to take some time to contact police after threats were made against his kids on social media. Mark Hunt called the user out in a social media post: https://www.facebook.com/therealmarkhunt/photos/a.562722910439410.1073741828.281586808553023/1391220504256309/?type=3&theater...

Jan 25, 2017 8:59 am

Sage Northcutt returning to lightweight after going 0-2

UFC prospect Sage Northcutt is headed back down to 155 pounds after a bit of a rough stretch at welterweight. After going 2-0 in the UFC in 2015, defeating Francisco Trevino and Cody Pfister after being discovered on UFC President Dana White’s “Lookin’ For A Fight” series, Northcutt experienced the first loss of his professional...

Jan 25, 2017 8:42 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather in ‘Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!’

While we might not see Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather soon, we can enjoy this parody of the fight in the meantime! To kick off 2017, undefeated Boxing icon Floyd Mayweather made UFC superstar Conor McGregor an offer to fight him in the boxing ring for $15 million dollars. The offer was a rather low...

Jan 25, 2017 8:30 am

Donald Cerrone eyes UFC gold in 2017

In 2016, fan favorite UFC fighter Donald Cerrone made waves in the UFC’s welterweight division as he kicked off the year by making the jump from 155 pounds to 170 pounds to fight Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira at ‘UFC Fight Night: Pittsburgh’. Cerrone picked up a Performance of the Night bonus as he submitted Oliveira in...

Jan 25, 2017 8:06 am

“King Mo” roasts “Rampage” with hilarious procession of Instagram posts

Back in May of 2014, light heavyweight legend Quinton “Rampage” Jackson defeated Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal with a contentious unanimous decision. Last weekend, during the Bellator 170 broadcast, it announced that the two fan favorites will rematch at heavyweight in the main event of Bellator 175 on March 31. Rampage and King Mo’s trash talk began...

Jan 25, 2017 7:25 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk returns to American Top Team to begin next training camp

Last November, in one of the whopping three title fights included on the UFC 205 bill, strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk thwarted a game challenger in Karolina Kowalkiewicz with a dominant unanimous decision victory. With this win, the talented striking specialist reaffirmed her status as one of the UFC’s most dominant champions. Now, the dominant strawweight...

Jan 24, 2017 3:20 pm

Chael Sonnen steps in on short notice for Hector Lombard at SUG 3

SUG 3 just got a lot more interesting! Just days after dropping a first round submission loss to Tito Ortiz in the main event of Bellator 170, MMA veteran Chael Sonnen has now stepped in on short notice for Hector Lombard to grapple with Garry ‘The Lion’ Tonon on January 29th in a grappling match...

Jan 24, 2017 1:15 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan opens up on why he never fought in the UFC

If you have ever seen UFC commentator Joe Rogan display his martial arts skills, you soon realize that the man behind the mic knows exactly what he is talking about. As a black belt in taekwondo and Brazilan jiu-jitsu, Rogan used to comepete in martial arts competitions in the 80’s and then took on a...

Jan 24, 2017 1:11 pm

Dana White shoots down Manny Pacquiao vs. Conor McGregor

If you have a draw in the sport of boxing, why wouldn’t you drop your name in the hat to be in the talks of a superfight with UFC superstar Conor McGregor? Manny Pacquiao is one of the latest boxing stars to say that he would fight McGregor if given the opportunity and chances are...

Jan 24, 2017 1:09 pm

CSAC addresses incident with Tito Ortiz holding his choke on Chael Sonnen

When a fight gets personal, you can bet that emotions can sometimes get the best of these competitive athletes. In the main event of Bellator 170, Tito Ortiz had to be pried off from holding onto his rear-naked choke on Chael Sonnen by referee “Big” John McCarthy. “When he was tapping, I thought he was...

Jan 24, 2017 1:03 pm

Nate Diaz wants to fight but says he is being ‘put on the shelf’

August 20, 2016 was the last time Nate Diaz stepped into the Octagon for a fight. Following a majority decision loss to his rival Conor McGregor at UFC 202, Diaz has stated that he is only looking for big fights that will result in a big payday. Given his history and payouts for his two...

Jan 24, 2017 11:08 am

BREAKING | Stipe Miocic vs. Junior Dos Santos 2 reportedly in the works for UFC 211

According to reliable Brazilian MMA publication Combate, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will next defend his title against an old foe in Junior Dos Santos. Combate’s report says this heavyweight title fight is likely to headline UFC 211, which will occur in Dallas, Texas on May 13. Miocic and Dos Santos first met back in...

Jan 24, 2017 10:31 am

VIDEO | Get pumped for UFC Denver with this awesome Cowboy KO

This Saturday, the UFC will return to Denver, Colorado with an exciting night of fights. This card, which will air on Fox, will be headlined by a bantamweight number-one-contender fight between Julianna Peña, the first woman to win the Ultimate Fighter, and Valentina Shevchenko, who is the perhaps best striker in the division. The co-main...

Jan 24, 2017 10:12 am

VIDEO | Filming begins for ‘TUF: Team Garbrandt vs. Team Dillashaw’

On the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Garbrandt vs. Team Dillashaw, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will coach opposite his former teammate, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, in a highly anticipated ‘Redemption’ season featuring all stars from past seasons of the show. Tensions are expected to run at an all-time high between...

Jan 24, 2017 9:43 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen fired on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ for cheating

Episode 4 of The Celebrity Apprentice saw Chael Sonnen fired for tip-toeing in a grey area. While Sonnen had been looking to win the latest season of Celebrity Apprentice hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger in Donald Trump’s absence, ‘The American Gangster’ found himself fired early in the season. Just two days after Sonnen lost to Tito...

Jan 24, 2017 9:24 am

Kelvin Gastelum bothered by criticism from failed weigh cuts

While TUF season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum is certainly a top 10 fighter in both the welterweight and middleweight divisions, Gastelum has received quite a bit of criticism for missing weight on numerous occasions when making the cut to 170 to fight at welterweight. Kelvin Gastelum’s first run-in with the scale came at UFC Fight...

Jan 24, 2017 9:09 am

Rory MacDonald responds to Paul Daley callout

This past Saturday at Bellator 170, knockout artist Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley picked up another highlight reel knockout as he knocked Brennan Ward out with a vicious flying knee in the co-main event. The win returned Daley to the win column after dropping a unanimous decision to Douglas Lima at Bellator 158 back in July of...

Jan 24, 2017 8:38 am

Julianna Pena looking to fill superstar role left by Ronda Rousey

While UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was thrust into the public spotlight when she defeated former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in just 48 seconds at UFC 207, top ranked women’s bantamweight Julianna Pena believes that there was a void left behind by Rousey. A void she intends to fill. Ahead of her...

Jan 24, 2017 8:12 am

Dan Hardy elaborates on comment about Ortiz vs. Sonnen being “choreographed”

With no UFC card last weekend, the MMA spotlight was fixed firmly on Bellator 170, which went down on Saturday night. This card was headlined by a light heavyweight fight between retiring MMA legend Tito Ortiz, and returning star Chael Sonnen. In advance of this fight, Sonnen assured it was one he’d wanted for years,...