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Nov 3, 2016 6:08 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Nate Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez gives analysis for Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor

Richard Perez is a coach that has studied Conor McGregor extensively. McGregor’s last two fights were against Nate Diaz, who Perez coaches. Speaking with BJPenn.com Radio host “Kinch” on Wednesday’s episode, Perez broke down the big UFC 205 lightweight title fight between lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez and current featherweight champ Conor McGregor and revealed some...

Nov 3, 2016 5:28 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Hunt to file a lawsuit against the UFC and Brock Lesnar

It is no secret that Mark Hunt is livid with the UFC and Brock Lesnar. USADA notified the UFC that Lesnar was flagged for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation after he fought Hunt at UFC 200 in July. Lesnar tested positive for the banned substance clomiphene, which is an estrogen blocker often used to counterbalance...


Nov 3, 2016 2:04 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor working on striking with coach Owen Roddy

In just under two weeks, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 205 against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for a highly anticipated lightweight title fight. The fight will answer many questions for fight fans, who appear to be split down the middle in regards to...

Nov 3, 2016 12:46 pm

Jacare Souza’s manager fires back at Michael Bisping for “running”

Several weeks ago, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made headlines when he and former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre seemed poised for a fight at UFC 206 in Toronto. Unfortunately, as the story developed, St-Pierre took to social media to reveal that negotiations between he and the UFC didn’t go well, and he would be...

Nov 3, 2016 11:52 am

Donald Cerrone eyeing fight with Demian Maia after UFC 205

Donald Cerrone may have spent most of his UFC career as a top ranked lightweight, however Cerrone has recently been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division as he has gone 3-0 over the course of 2016. In his welterweight debut, Cerrone submitted Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira before making it 2-0 when he became the...

Nov 3, 2016 10:57 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley’s bold prediction for Stephen Thompson fight

In just under two weeks, on November 12th, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will be stepping into the Octagon to fight Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson in the co-main event of UFC 205. The fight will serve as Woodley’s first title defense after he claimed the belt by knocking out Robbie Lawler in the main event of...

Nov 3, 2016 9:55 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Hunt reveals he has turned down 2 fights since UFC 200

Heavyweight MMA veteran Mark Hunt has remained adamant that following his UFC 200 loss to Brock Lesnar, who failed both a random out-of-competition drug test before the fight, as well as a fight night drug test, he will not step into the Octagon until the UFC remedies the situation. While Hunt initially requested 50% of...

Nov 3, 2016 9:36 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Hunt: “Enough’s enough, I want an even playing field”

Going into UFC 200 back in July, fan favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt was very open about the fact that he believed there was a possibility his opponent, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, could be going into the fight on PEDs. When the UFC announced that Lesnar and Hunt would be fighting at UFC 200...

Nov 3, 2016 9:04 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk wants fans to remember her for fighting abilities, not looks

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is currently ranked as the #8 pound for pound fighter in the world on the UFC’s official rankings. With a 12-0 professional record that has seen Jedrzejczyk go 6-0 inside the Octagon, including three defenses of the women’s strawweight championship, Jedrzejczyk’s dominance in the sport can’t be ignored. While...

Nov 2, 2016 11:51 pm

Donald Cerrone willing to be face of fighter’s union

Top ranked UFC lightweight contender turned top ranked UFC welterweight contender, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone has earned admiration from fans for his willingness to fight anyone, anytime, anywhere. In addition to his willingness to fight so frequently, Cerrone has saved numerous fights due to his willingness to step in on short notice for fighters, as he...

Nov 2, 2016 11:31 pm

VIDEO | Watch Jimi Manuwa Destroy Ovince St. Preux From a New Angle

I really think this is one of my favourite KOs ever. Amazing stuff from @POSTERBOYJM pic.twitter.com/NGsJKhpbXl — Tom Taylor (@TomTayMMA) November 2, 2016 On October 8, the UFC returned to beautiful Manchester, England with UFC 204. It was one hell of a fight card. The most buzz worthy feature of the card was undoubtedly the main...

Nov 2, 2016 11:31 pm

Anthony Pettis opens up on cars being set on fire

Unfortunate news surfaced recently that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was targeted, and that several of his and his brother’s cars were set on fire and destroyed in the driveway of their Milwaukee, Wisconsin home. While both brothers took to social media shortly after the incident to give their thoughts on the matter, there...

Nov 2, 2016 8:29 pm

VIDEO | Boxing champion Sergey Kovalev’s hand-eye coordination is simply astonishing

We’ve seen Anderson Silva incorporate a small ball into his training for reaction and timing but this video has caught a lot of people’s attention. Here, we see WBA, IBF and WBO unified Light Heavyweight Champion of the world Sergey Kovalev bringing a ball attached to a band into his training showcasing his insane hand-eye...

Nov 2, 2016 5:28 pm

BREAKING! TJ Dillashaw vs. John Lineker set for UFC 207

We now know that UFC 207 will be co-headlined by a men’s bantamweight title fight between reigning champion Dominick Cruz and streaking challenger Cody Garbrandt. Well, as it turns out, this co-main event won’t be the only high profile men’s bantamweight scrap on the December 30 card, as a bout between former champion TJ Dillashaw...

Nov 2, 2016 3:04 pm

Eddie Alvarez explains why he felt unthreatened by Conor McGregor during staredown

At the UFC 205 press conference several months ago, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor both appeared on stage to field questions from media members, and talk some trash in anticipation of their historic champion vs. champion fight on November 12th. At the conclusion of the press conference, the men...

Nov 2, 2016 2:10 pm

Eddie Alvarez: The sport needs guys like Conor McGregor

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is certainly a polarizing figure in the MMA community. While some applaud McGregor for his ability to talk trash to his opponents on the microphone and generate an enormous audience for his fights, others simply aren’t fans of McGregor’s brash persona. While his trash talk certainly doesn’t usually go over...

Nov 2, 2016 1:49 pm

Luke Rockhold’s statement on injury that forced him out of Jacare Souza fight

Many fans were disappointed to hear the news on Wednesday that the Luke Rockhold vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza UFC Fight Night 101 main event bout was canceled due to Rockhold suffering an injury, which was first reported by Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting. The two were supposed to meet in a rematch in Melbourne, Australia...

Nov 2, 2016 1:07 pm

VIDEO | Melvin Manhoef boxes super-heavyweight YouTube star

Combat sports veteran Melvin Manhoef is certainly one of the most credentialed fighters on the planet today. With over 50 professional kickboxing matches that saw him win the ‘It’s Showtime’ championship, in addition to 46 professional MMA fights that have seen him pick up arguably some of the most devastating knockouts in recent memory, ‘No...

Nov 2, 2016 12:22 pm

VIDEO | 8 Amazing Finishes From UFC 205 Fighters

In just 10 days, the UFC will take over New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden with UFC 205. The card will mark the organization’s first ever trip to The Big Apple, and to celebrate this momentous occasions, they’ve stacked it to the rim with top talent. The card will be topped by a lightweight...

Nov 2, 2016 11:40 am

Cris Cyborg: Fight with Ronda Rousey can’t happen at 135 pounds

Last month, UFC President Dana White announced that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning to the Octagon on December 30th in the main event of UFC 207 to square off with Amanda Nunes for the women’s bantamweight championship. Along with the announcement, White revealed that if Rousey emerges from her UFC 207 return victorious,...