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Jul 15, 2016 1:30 pm

Photo | Ronda Rousey does not appear to be in ‘fight shape’

It has been eight months since we last seen former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in the Octagon. Rousey recently made an appearance at an event in Chicago and from the looks of the photo, it doesn’t look like Rousey has any plans of fighting anytime soon. Although the former champion has expressed interest...

Jul 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Report: UFC 200 fails to surpass UFC 100, 196 PPV numbers

The UFC was surely planning to make their historic UFC 200 card the biggest event in UFC history. The fight card looks like it had the most expensive roster to date in the disclosed payouts report, perhaps setting the UFC record for fighter payouts for a single UFC event. However, the UFC 200 card took...


Jul 15, 2016 10:40 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor takes out piñata for birthday celebration

Yesterday, UFC featherweight kingpin Conor McGregor celebrated his birthday. At just 28 years old, the featherweight champion is widely regarded as the biggest superstar in the UFC. While McGregor is in the midst of his training camp for his UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz, he decided to have some fun with a piñata for...

Jul 15, 2016 10:17 am

Alistair Overeem predicts finish of Stipe Miocic

While Alistair Overeem doesn’t step into the Octagon to fight Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 203 until September, the heavyweight veteran is already calling his shot! Overeem spoke to TMZ to give his prediction on the fight, in a video which you can see above. The former...

Jul 15, 2016 10:03 am

Michael Bisping explains why he wants to fight Dan Henderson

Immediately following UFC 200 on Saturday night, UFC President Dana White appeared on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show, where he announced that Michael Bisping’s first title defense will likely be against Dan Henderson in Manchester, England. The MMA community was split in two over the bout, with some excited to see if Bisping could...

Jul 15, 2016 9:53 am

Scott Coker: Bellator valuation goes up with UFC sale

In the wake of UFC 200, it was announced that the Fertitta brothers had sold the UFC for $4 billion to WME-IMG. With the sale, it was announced that UFC President Dana White would be staying on board, and even taking on a bigger role within the promotion. While the general consensus is that the...

Jul 15, 2016 9:23 am

TJ Dillashaw blasts “p***y” Dominick Cruz

Earlier this year, Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon to fight TJ Dillashaw for the bantamweight championship he never lost inside the Octagon. Cruz, who had the belt stripped from him due to injuries, won the fight via split decision to reclaim his bantamweight championship. In the wake of TJ Dillashaw’s unanimous decision win over...

Jul 15, 2016 9:09 am

Robbie Lawler doesn’t want to fight Nate Diaz

Although Robbie Lawler was defeated by Nick Diaz back in 2004, the UFC welterweight champion isn’t looking to get revenge on Nick Diaz by fighting his younger brother Nate. Ahead of Lawler’s UFC 201 title defense against Tyrone Woodley on July 30th, the welterweight champ explained to MMAJunkie why he doesn’t want to fight Diaz,...

Jul 15, 2016 8:46 am

Herb Dean criticized for late stoppage at ‘UFC FN: Sioux Falls’

Earlier this week, the UFC hit Sioux Falls, South Dakota for ‘UFC Fight Night: 91’. The event was an action packed one, with only one fight on the main card going to a decision. To kick off the main card on Fox Sports 1, Hawaii’s own Louis Smolka defeated Ben Nguyen via 2nd round TKO....

Jul 14, 2016 10:25 pm

Freddie Roach: Michael Bisping declined fight with Georges St-Pierre

After Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 to claim the UFC middleweight championship, it was revealed that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had reached out to Bisping’s camp for a fight. Bisping stated that if St-Pierre, who hasn’t fought since 2014, wanted a title shot, all he...

Jul 14, 2016 6:55 pm

Ronda Rousey: “People either hate my guts or they really, really like me”

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is undoubtably one of the most polarizing figures in MMA. While many love the former champion for her ‘No BS’ attitude, others criticize her for often coming across as unnecessarily arrogant. In a recent Reebok ad for their ‘#PerfectNever’ campaign, Rousey explains why she is completely okay with...

Jul 14, 2016 3:54 pm

Bellator in talks with Rory MacDonald

Going into Rory MacDonald’s “UFC Fight Night: Ottawa” scrap with Stephen Thompson, ‘The Red King’ knew he had to deliver a stellar performance given that it was the last fight on his contract. While the pair put on a spectacular showing, MacDonald lost the bout via unanimous decision. In the wake of the bout, it...

Jul 14, 2016 12:23 pm

Dana White to support Donald Trump with speech at his Republican National Convention

UFC President Dana White is reportedly set to speak at Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention on night two, according to the New York Times. According to the report, the list of speakers was “confirmed by two people with direct knowledge of the convention planning.” With White being a part of the UFC’s $4 billion sale...

Jul 14, 2016 11:54 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis tricks and kicks brother Sergio below the belt

Brotherly love runs deep with Anthony and Sergio Pettis. Although the Pettis brothers are very close, the two UFC veterans surely have had their moments of disparity growing up. In this case, it was just big brother Anthony simply playing a painful trick on younger brother Sergio. Check out this classic Throwback Thursday clip of...

Jul 14, 2016 10:36 am

New UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez responds to all the recent callouts

Eddie Alvarez became the UFC lightweight champion in devastating fashion when he put a beating on Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 90. Now that Alvarez holds the lightweight belt, the target has been placed on the Philadelphia native and he has been getting called out from some contenders in the lightweight division. However,...

Jul 14, 2016 10:26 am

Rashad Evans questions Jon Jones’ legacy following USADA violation

Prior to UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the card just 2 days before fight night after being notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Jones returned to Albuquerque New Mexico to be with him family, while preparing for his hearing with the NSAC. In the wake of the...

Jul 14, 2016 10:20 am

Conor McGregor & Holly Holm win big at ESPY Awards

Wednesday night, ESPN held their annual ‘ESPY Awards’ show. Up for nomination from the UFC were UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm, and UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. McGregor took home the award for ‘Best Fighter’, beating out Robbie Lawler, Gennady Golovkin, Canelo Alvarez, and Roman Gonzalez. Unfortunately for...

Jul 14, 2016 10:12 am

Coach surprises Conor McGregor with some presents from the past for his birthday

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is no stranger to world titles. Prior to winning the UFC interim featherweight and UFC featherweight titles, McGregor was a two weight Cage Warrior world champion. “The Notorious” has claimed that he will do the same thing in the UFC and will be the first fighter in the history of...

Jul 14, 2016 10:11 am

Tony Ferguson eyes big fight after winning 8 in a row

Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson picked up his 8th win in a row as he defeated Lando Vannata via 2nd round submission. The fight was an impressive one for Vannata, who took the fight on short notice after Michael Chiesa withdrew from the bout. Now, Ferguson is ready...

Jul 14, 2016 10:05 am

Dana White received death threats prior to UFC 200

Leading up to UFC 200, UFC President Dana White was busy enough. In addition to making sure things were running smoothly ahead of the biggest night in UFC history, White was busy finding a replacement opponent for Daniel Cormier after Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA anti-doping violation with just...

Jul 14, 2016 9:58 am

USADA will continue to randomly test Brock Lesnar until official retirement

When it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be fighting at UFC 200 against Mark Hunt, the former heavyweight champion immediately became an active fighter in the eyes of USADA. While Lesnar was able to avoid the 4 month period of random drug testing prior to his UFC debut, he will now be subject to...

Jul 14, 2016 9:50 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson vs. Lando Vannata (Highlights)

Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, UFC newcomer Lando Vannata, who stepped in on short notice, gave #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson one of the toughest tests of his MMA career. Both fighters rocked one another several times throughout the ‘Fight of the Night’ performance. Ultimately, Ferguson secured the 2nd round submission win, making...