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May 14, 2016 10:21 pm

VIDEO | Thiago Santos KO’s Nate Marquardt

On the preliminary card of UFC 198, Thiago Santos showcased his knockout power as he knocked out Nate Marquardt in the very first round of their scrap. Santos connected with a left that knocked Marquardt out cold as he face-planted into the canvas. When he snapped back, he began attempting to grapple with the referee!...

May 14, 2016 9:46 am

Cris Cyborg lays out potential plans following UFC 198 fight

While Cris Cyborg hasn’t made her UFC debut just yet, the Invicta FC champion has her eyes set on a major fight after her UFC 198 scrap with Leslie Smith tonight. The fight is a catchweight bout at 140 pounds, however Cyborg could very well go back up to featherweight after the bout despite the...

May 12, 2016 10:06 am

Frank Mir’s ‘B Sample’ tests positive

Back in March, Mark Hunt picked up yet another walk-off KO as he defeated Frank Mir in the first round of their ‘UFC FN: Sydney’ main event scrap. After the bout, news surfaced that Mir had failed a drug test that was taken after his loss to Hunt. Mir adamantly denied that he took any...

May 12, 2016 8:53 am

Jose Aldo’s interesting analysis of UFC 198

On Saturday, UFC 198 hits Curitiba, Brazil. On the highly anticipated card, quite a few Brazilian MMA legends will fight in front of Brazilian fans. With that being said however, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo believes that Cris Cyborg and Fabricio Werdum are the only Brazilian fighters he is confident will win. Unfortunately, former...


May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

May 8, 2016 1:39 pm

UFN 87 Results: Alistair Overeem TKO’s Andrei Arlovski

A key heavyweight scrap between perennial contenders Alistair Overeem (41-14-1 MMA) and Andrei Arlovski (25-12 MMA) headlined today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Arlovski presses forward with punches. He lands a good knee to the body of Overeem. Alistair is circling. Arlovski grabs a hold of him and Overeem...

May 1, 2016 7:58 am

Cruz responds to DJ’s request for a super-fight

Following his impressive first-round TKO victory over the previously undefeated Henry Cejudo at UFC 197, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson stated the he was very interested in doing a “super-fight” with current bantamweight title holder Dominick Cruz. “The Dominator” and “Mighty Mouse” have already fought once under the UFC banner, with Cruz earning a five-round...

Apr 22, 2016 1:42 pm

Jose Aldo taunts Conor McGregor

Jose Aldo may have lost to Conor McGregor in just 13 seconds when the pair fought at UFC 194, however that didn’t stop the former featherweight champion from taking a shot at McGregor on Twitter. McGregor, who refused to fulfill his media obligations ahead of his UFC 200 scrap with Nate Diaz in July, was...

Apr 21, 2016 2:01 am

Max Holloway booked for UFC 199 with plans to get a step closer to a title shot

Number-four UFC ranked featherweight Max Holloway has been booked for UFC 199 and is looking to get closer to his goal of fighting for the title. The UFC announced Holloway will meet number-five UFC ranked fighter Ricardo Lamas on June 4 at UFC 199. Holloway is on a highly notable eight-fight win streak with just...

Apr 19, 2016 11:41 pm

Immediate family member of Conor McGregor opens up on champ’s retirement

Tuesday morning the MMA world was stunned as Conor McGregor announced his retirement from MMA ahead of his UFC 200 welterweight scrap against Nate Diaz. McGregor’s coach seemingly confirmed the news on Twitter, which was followed up by UFC President Dana White announcing on SportsCenter that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing...

Apr 16, 2016 7:49 pm

Twitter reacts to Glover Teixeira’s KO win over Rashad Evans

In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira showed his superhuman knockout power as he knocked Rashad Evans out cold in the 1st round of their headlining bout. Teixeira then proceeded to call out Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson for a #1 contender scrap. Immediately following the KO, fighters took to Twitter to react...

Apr 16, 2016 9:21 am

Jon Jones has bold prediction for rematch with Daniel Cormier

After New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York, it didn’t take long for the UFC to announce their inaugural event in The Empire State. The UFC revealed that its first event will be UFC 205 at the Madison Square Garden, and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta revealed the UFC’s...

Apr 15, 2016 8:38 am

Matt Brown sounds off on Lyoto Machida’s banned substance usage

Earlier this week news surfaced that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had been pulled from his upcoming UFC on FOX 19 scrap against Dan Henderson after admitting to using a banned substance during an out-of-competition drug test. While Dan Henderson was extremely pissed about the situation, Machida claimed that he was unaware that the substance...

Apr 14, 2016 11:26 am

VIDEO | Tecia Torres does an astounding job promoting new co-main event fight with Rose Namajunas

[ooyala code=”Q5aWV0MjE6W2eUIVwMkL0LLR6ReMl4N_” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true”] Unfortunate circumstances have shaken up the UFC on FOX 19 card just days before the set date this weekend with Tony Ferguson’s recent injury and Lyoto Machida’s failed drug test. For Tecia Torres and Rose Namajunas, it is an opportunity. UFC Tonight announced on Wednesday that their bout would...

Apr 13, 2016 2:34 pm

Lyoto Machida admits to use of banned substance, pulled from UFC on FOX 19

With just days left before UFC on FOX 19, the main card has lost a high-profile fight. News surfaced Wednesday afternoon that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had admitted to using a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test. The UFC released a statement on the situation, which was obtained by MMAJunkie: “The UFC...

Apr 6, 2016 7:22 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone go at it on Twitter

After Tony Ferguson withdrew from his UFC on FOX 19 headlining scrap with Khabib Nurmagomedov, there was much speculation as to who, if anyone, would step in on short notice to fight ‘The Eagle’. Unsurprisingly, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone was quick to step up and offer to fight Nurmagomedov, however shortly after the UFC booked the...

Apr 6, 2016 9:09 am

Jose Aldo rips “lucky” Conor McGregor

At UFC 194, Conor McGregor shocked the world as he knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds to capture the UFC featherweight championship. In his next fight, McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in a welterweight scrap at UFC 196. Now, McGregor will get the chance to avenge his loss to Diaz at UFC...

Mar 29, 2016 8:49 am

Leslie Smith was “the only one” who wanted Cris Cyborg fight

Yesterday it was announced that longtime Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg would be making her long awaited UFC debut at UFC 198 in her hometown of Curitiba Brazil. Cyborg will face Leslie Smith on the already stacked card, which features a heavyweight championship scrap between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic in the main event. While...

Mar 29, 2016 8:39 am

CM Punk gives update on back injury, UFC debut

After Mickey Gall won his UFC Fight Night 82 scrap against Mike Jackson, it was announced that Jackson would fight CM Punk in Punk’s UFC debut at UFC 200. Shortly after that, Punk announced that he had injured his back and would no longer be able to compete at UFC 200. While so far there...

Mar 27, 2016 8:00 am

PHOTO | Urijah Faber and Rafael dos Anjos hanging out in Maui

Urijah Faber is currently gearing up for his UFC 199 trilogy fight with bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz on June 4th, however the MMA veteran is currently in Maui enjoying the beach. Coincidentally, Faber ran into UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos on the beach as well. Faber pointed out that dos Anjos was “hobbling” on...

Mar 23, 2016 8:33 am

Nate Diaz sticks up for Jose Aldo to Conor McGregor

Last week reports emerged that the UFC had issued contracts to both Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz for a welterweight rematch at UFC 200. As everyone knows by now, Diaz submitted McGregor in the second round of their UFC 196 scrap to end McGregor’s unbeaten streak. Unsurprisingly, talks of a potential rematch between the two...

Mar 18, 2016 9:00 am

TJ Dillashaw “pretty pissed” Urijah Faber got title shot

After Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon in January, and defeated T.J. Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship he never lost, there was much speculation as to whether Dillashaw would be getting an immediate rematch given how close the fight was. After the bantamweight championship was wrapped around Cruz’s waist, it didn’t take long...

Mar 14, 2016 5:12 pm

After failed negotiations with UFC, Rory Mac to test free agency

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald will return to the octagon in June when he headlines UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa opposite surging contender Stephen Thompson. “The Red King” has not competed since his “fight of the year” battle with Robbie Lawler at this past July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. MacDonald...

Mar 11, 2016 9:02 am

POLL | Who should Conor McGregor defend his title against at UFC 200?

It has been confirmed by UFC President Dana White that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be fighting at UFC 200. With that being said, there is still much speculation as to who McGregor will fight at the historic event. McGregor has stated that he wants to defend his featherweight championship at UFC 200, however...

Mar 11, 2016 8:30 am

VIDEO | Dana White announces Conor McGregor will fight at UFC 200

Prior to UFC 196, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor revealed that he had committed to a bout at UFC 200, however no opponent had been named. This was likely to keep McGregor’s options open based on the outcome of his UFC 196 scrap. Of course as everyone knows by now, Nate Diaz defeated McGregor at...

Mar 10, 2016 9:57 pm

Diaz Brothers to Conor McGregor: “Weed beats speed”

At UFC 194 Conor McGregor shocked the world and silenced critics everywhere as he knocked Jose Aldo out in just 13 seconds to unify the interim UFC featherweight championship and the UFC featherweight championship. Following the bout, during his post-fight Octagon interview, McGregor proclaimed to the masses “Precision beats power, and timing beats speed.” The...

Mar 10, 2016 8:35 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar calls out Conor McGregor in the most awesome way possible

What do u say @thenotoriousmma? Balls in your court, Now lets see who has a Vagina @robdrake @ShoreShot @HiHoRecords pic.twitter.com/J02Afqli36 — Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) March 9, 2016 Frankie Edgar has been campaigning for a featherweight title shot from the time he knocked out Chad Mendes at the TUF 22 finale back in December. Following the...