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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...

Jul 14, 2016 9:40 am

VIDEO | John Lineker knocks out Michael McDonald

Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, #8 ranked bantamweight John Lineker knocked out #5 ranked Michael McDonald in impressive fashion. Lineker dominated the bout from the start, rocking McDonald extremely quickly, before ultimately getting the finish later in the round. Check out the video above!

Jul 14, 2016 9:35 am

Gegard Mousasi calls for fight against Anderson Silva or Vitor Belfort

This past weekend, at the UFC’s historic UFC 200 event, Gegard Mousasi picked up an incredible KO win over Thiago Santos on the UFC Fight Pass prelims. The win made it two straight for Mousasi following his TKO loss at the hands of Uriah Hall last year. On the heels of Mousasi’s win over Santos,...

Jul 13, 2016 8:43 pm

Jacare Souza calls Michael Bisping out in a hilarious way

UFC #3 ranked middleweight Jacare Souza was passed up for a shot at the UFC middleweight title, just when he thought he had it in his grips. Dana White announced after the UFC 200 event that Michael Bisping would defend his title for the first time against Dan Henderson at a date to be determined....

Jul 13, 2016 8:13 pm

Nevada Athletic Commission to hold hearing on extension of temporary suspension for Jon Jones

The Nevada Athletic Commission has set things in motion on dealing with Jon Jones and his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. MMA journalist Shaheen Al-Shatti tweeted on Wednesday, “The Nevada Athletic Commission will hold a ‘hearing on extension of temporary suspension’ for Jon Jones at its Mon. July 18 meeting.” The Nevada Athletic Commission will hold...

Jul 13, 2016 7:48 pm

Dominick Cruz ready for superfight with Conor McGregor or Jose Aldo

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is looking for big fights for himself and doesn’t consider a rematch with TJ Dillashaw a fight that will catch people’s interest. “I don’t care about that m———– at all,” Cruz told ESPN‘s Five Rounds podcast. “I beat that dude three years off the couch. He got me at 75...

Jul 13, 2016 1:41 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor celebrates birthday early during UFC 200 festivities

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor turns 28-years-old on Thursday. However, that didn’t stop the cake and celebration from being handed over to him during the UFC 200 festivities in Las Vegas, Nevada over the weekend. If you’re wondering if “The Notorious” indulged in cake and drinks for his celebration, McGregor previously said that he has...

Jul 13, 2016 1:10 pm

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone doesn’t give a f— about Ben Askren or his comments

Fan favorite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone made a lot of noise with his controversial criticism of Daniel Cormier’s performance against Anderson Silva at UFC 200. After Cerrone’s comment was circulated all over the Internet, “Cowboy” was criticized by ONE Champion’s welterweight champ, Ben Askren. Askren addressed Cerrone directly in his Facebook video post saying, ““It’s disgusting...

Jul 13, 2016 12:37 pm

Ronda Rousey to get immediate title shot upon return to the Octagon

The UFC women’s bantamweight title has been playing hot potato ever since the dominant women’s champion, Ronda Rousey was knocked from the top by Holly Holm’s head kick at UFC 193. In Holm’s first defense, she was submitted by Miesha Tate in the fifth round at UFC 196. Tate also failed to defend the title...

Jul 13, 2016 11:04 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s exclusive training and BTS commercial photo shoot footage

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is gearing up to rebound from his first loss in the UFC in the rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202. The non-title welterweight rematch is McGregor’s chance to even out the score with Diaz, who submitted “The Notorious” in their first meeting in the Octagon at UFC 196 back...

Jul 13, 2016 10:55 am

Robbie Lawler sick of ‘Fight of the Year’ fights

UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has earned the reputation for being one of the most exciting fighters on the UFC roster. In his past 6 fights, two have been ‘Fight of the Year’ winners, and 4 have won ‘Fight of the Night’. The only two of Lawler’s past 6 fights to not win an award...

Jul 13, 2016 10:43 am

Daniel Cormier took a pay cut to fight at UFC 200

When Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 with just two days to go until his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier, there was much speculation as to what would happen to Daniel Cormier in regards to his involvement in the historic card. Fortunately, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped in on just two...

Jul 13, 2016 10:38 am

PHOTO | Miesha Tate updates her fans on her condition

Miesha Tate suffered a devastating loss at UFC 200, losing the women’s bantamweight belt in her first title defense to Amanda Nunes. Nunes caught Tate early on with some clean strikes that had Tate on the defense trying her best to recover. Nunes ultimately got Tate in a rear-naked choke and tapped “Cupcake” at 3:16...

Jul 13, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on timetable for retirement

At nearly 37 years old, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier knows that his time in the sport is limited. On the heels of Cormier’s UFC 200 unanimous decision win over former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, Cormier isn’t looking to take time off to wait for Jon Jones’ USADA issues to be settled. He spoke...

Jul 13, 2016 10:12 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant goes undercover as Reebok reporter

Leading up to UFC 200, UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant went undercover at the UFC Fan Expo as a reporter for Reebok to interview unsuspecting fans. While former UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman went undercover as a janitor and messed with fans, VanZant interviewed fans, some who knew her, and some who didn’t. Check out...

Jul 13, 2016 10:00 am

Robbie Lawler comments on Daniel Cormier’s lackluster fight against Anderson Silva

At UFC 200, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier fought former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva on just 2 days notice in a 3 round main-card fight. The fight was a lackluster one, with Cormier utilizing his wrestling to take Silva down, and eliminate the danger of ending up on the wrong end of a highlight...