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Sep 14, 2015 1:11 am

FLASHBACK! Herb Dean grew up to look EXACTLY like his father

In the National Football League and National Basketball Association, referees play a crucial role in making sure the rules are followed. In the octagon, however, referees can be the difference between a tapout and a broken arm. There are certain referees that are known to be controversial like Steve Mazzagatti (just ask Dana White). Referees...

Sep 13, 2015 4:14 pm

White says Edgar will step in at UFC 194 if McGregor or Aldo get injured

Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor are set to finally square off in the octagon at “UFC 194” in December to settle who is the true UFC Featherweight Champion. The two were originally supposed to meet at “UFC 189”, but Aldo suffered a rib injury causing him to pull out of the fight. Instead, McGregor fought...

Sep 9, 2015 5:29 pm

Report: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez Targeted For January

  It looks like the UFC is trying to put together a lightweight fight between the former champion Anthony Pettis and former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. The report comes from Combate, who say the UFC are looking to put it together in January. Pettis hasn’t fought since losing his belt in a shocking upset against...

Sep 8, 2015 5:02 am

‘Raging’ Al Iaquinta Wants January Return, Eyes Top Ten Opponent

  UFC lightweight ‘Raging’ Al Iaquinta does not need to undergo knee surgery and now looks to return to the cage sometime in January of 2016. Iaquinta has not fought since picking up a controversial decision win over Jorge Masvidal in April. According the UFC Tonight, Iaquinta is looking to come back all healed up...

Aug 30, 2015 6:25 am

OUCH! Check out Melvin Guillard ‘shattered’ right hand (GRAPHIC)

Melvin Guillard has had issues picking up momentum since getting released from the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2014. After a controversial split with World Series of Fighting earlier this year, “The Young Assassin” signed with Bellator with hopes of picking up lightweight gold. Guillard will have to wait until his hand recovers in order to...

Aug 30, 2015 6:02 am

“Rumble” Johnson speaks out on aftermath of “ugly” online rant

UFC light heavyweight top-contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson found himself in trouble with the UFC earlier in August when he posted an online-rant about an incident he had with an “ugly” woman at a local gym. While the UFC admitted to being disappointed in Johnson, he was never suspended when they ran a third-party-investigation. Johnson has...

Aug 24, 2015 9:15 pm

Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson set for UFC on FOX 17

Nate Diaz will make his return to the octagon after almost a year of absence when he squares off with Michael Johnson at “UFC on FOX 17”, UFC confirmed on Monday night. “UFC on FOX 17” will take place on December 19, 2015 in Orlando, Florid at the Amway Center. Stockton’s Diaz has amassed an...

Aug 24, 2015 4:04 pm

Retired UFC lightweight Frankie Perez fires back at Michael Bisping

Frankie Perez had his shining moment in the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 74” when he knocked Sam Stout out in less than a minute. It was his first UFC win and his last as he retired moments later during his post fight interview. Perez mentioned he did not want to put his body or...

Aug 16, 2015 5:15 pm

Bas Rutten: Anderson Silva changed his story three times

Anderson Silva’s controversial drug test from UFC 183 is finally behind him, no matter how unfavorable the consequences are. The Nevada State Athletic Commission listened to everything Anderson Silva and his representatives had to say about his UFC 183 drug test failure and still chose to suspend him for a year, as well as fine...

Aug 16, 2015 1:59 pm

Big John: ‘The UFC cage is too big and gives fighters room to flee’

‘I think the original UFC cage is a little to big and gives too much room for fighters to flee. The cage that the UFC uses in some of their smaller shows is 25ft and I think that is the perfect size’ Sometimes smaller IS better. The size of the octagon has never been a...

Aug 11, 2015 8:09 am

Rumble: ‘Ryan Bader Deserved Title Shot––But He’s Not Exciting’

Ryan Bader (19-4 MMA) had good reason to be disappointed and upset when he caught wind that the UFC had pegged Alexander Gustafsson to be the next man to challenge Daniel Cormier for the UFC’s coveted light heavyweight title. After all, Bader was riding a four-fight win streak in the division, while “The Mauler” was...

Aug 10, 2015 4:00 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Enters Top 10, Nunes Cracks Top 5

The dust has settled from “UFC Fight Night 73” and the official rankings have been updated! Beneil Dariush and Amanda Nunes are the big winners this week as Darish was able to crack the top ten in his division while Amanda Nunes took the number four spot in the bantamweight division. Michael Johnson can take...

Aug 9, 2015 8:18 am

Amanda Nunes: I’m Ready for Ronda Rousey

Amanda Nunes put on one of the best performances of her career at “UFC Fight Night 73″ when she disposed of Sara McMann in less than three minutes. Nunes walked into the bout as the underdog but did not let the odds get to her head; she landed a big shot that dazed McMann which...

Aug 9, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! Beneil Dariush In-Octagon Interview (Full)

Beneil Dariush was on the benefitting end of a controversial decision on Saturday night when he went the distance with Michael Johnson. Johnson and the live crowd in attendance felt he had done enough to take the fight, but two judges saw otherwise. Check out Dariush rationalize his decision win in the video above! ALL...

Aug 7, 2015 7:02 am

Sara McMann: ‘I’m The One To Dethrone Rousey’

Despite having lost her first fight with Ronda Rousey via first-round TKO, former Olympic wrestler Sara McMann (8-2 MMA) still believes she will be the one to dethrone the undefeated champ. Here is what McMann had to say during a recent interview with Fox Sports: “Any time I lose, I want revenge,” McMann told FOX...

Aug 5, 2015 9:43 am

NSAC Brings The Hammer Down On Palhares And Shields Following WSOF Antics

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended both Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields following their title fight at WSOF 22. Palhares was already stripped of his title and suspended indefinitely by the promotion after he repeatedly scratched at Shields eyes and held onto a fight ending submission well after Shields had tapped. Shields has yet...

Aug 2, 2015 8:19 pm

Gracie Wants Palhares Stripped, Banned from MMA

Rousimar Palhares was once viewed as one of the most dangerous welterweights in the world with the potential to become a UFC champion. Now, he’s viewed as flat-out “dangerous”. Another Palhares bout has come and gone and to the surprise of nobody, it ended in controversy. Shields challenged Palhares for his welterweight championship at “WSOF...

Aug 2, 2015 4:26 pm

Khabib Attacks! Punches and Kicks Nate Diaz in Public Brawl — WATCH!

World Series of Fighting 22 was a controversial event to say the least. Rousimar Palhares’ inability to let go of submissions on time infuriated some, but tempers boiled over when Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz had an altercation outside of the decagon! In the video above, you can see Nurmagomedov kick and swing in the...

Aug 2, 2015 8:44 am

209! Diaz Bros. and Crew Standing Tall After WSOF 22

Nate Diaz, Nick Diaz and the rest of their crew stand tall after attending a controversial World Series of Fighting event in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The Diaz Brothers went to “WSOF 22” to support Jake Shields in his fight for the title against Rousimar Palhares. Tensions ran high after Palhares cranked on the...