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Apr 19, 2016 9:51 am

Jon Jones: “I was a drug addict”

It’s no secret that UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has battled with addiction. ‘Bones’ tested positive for cocaine prior to UFC 178, and then checked himself in to rehab after his hit-and-run incident in April of 2015. Before Jones was even re-instated by the UFC, he moved to Albuquerque New Mexico to train...

Apr 19, 2016 9:13 am

UFC releases three fighters

The UFC has once again cut several fighters from their active roster. While the UFC has yet to officially announce any of the releases, the account which broke the news is a very reputable one, which uses a program which detects when fighters are deleted from the UFC’s active roster on UFC.com. [Deleted] Emily Peters...

Apr 15, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Who wins this Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz slap contest?

Star UFC veteran Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor are set to fight in an immediate rematch at UFC 200. Some fans could not wait. Check out this hilarious edited video of Diaz and McGregor go at it in a slap contest. While Diaz is already known for his “Stockton slap,” McGregor has...

Apr 14, 2016 10:30 pm

Ronda Rousey talks desire to fight in New York

On Thursday afternoon New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York. This led to the UFC promptly announcing that their inaugural event in New York would go down on November 12th. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta revealed that UFC 205 would be the inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden,...


Apr 12, 2016 8:59 am

BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC 199

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this┬ásummer when he squares off with Dennis Siver (22-11 MMA) in a featherweight bout at June’s UFC 199 pay-per-view event in Inglewood, California. UFC officials just made the announcement. “The Prodigy” will return to the octagon for the first time since...

Apr 6, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones gets more credit than he deserves

It’s no secret that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been trading barbs on social media for quite some time now dating back to before their first meeting inside the Octagon at the beginning of 2015. While things have gotten not only heated, but also personal, between the two on social media, UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 6, 2016 9:41 am

Corey ‘Beastin 25/8’ Anderson pays it forward with generous act

Recently, the UFC announced that the tryouts for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter would be held at the end of April in Las Vegas. The season will be unlike any other in the show’s history given the fact that the winner will get a flyweight title shot against the winner of UFC 197’s...

Apr 5, 2016 8:35 am

Ovince Saint Preux explains why he turned down Daniel Cormier’s training offer

After it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 197, Daniel Cormier offered to train Saint Preux to beat the pound for pound king. Saint Preux explained to BloodyElbow why he decided...

Apr 5, 2016 8:28 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on “crazy ride” of UFC 197

While Daniel Cormier is no longer able to fight at UFC 197, the UFC light heavyweight champion admits that the road leading up to his withdrawal from the event was a bumpy one. Cormier spoke on The MMA Hour to discuss his knee injury, Jon Jones’ legal troubles, and his decision to ultimately withdraw from...

Apr 3, 2016 2:29 pm

Jedrzejczyk plans to give Gadelha an “IV, steroids, USADA book” as a pre-fight gift

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been busy training for her upcoming rematch with top contender Claudia Gadelha. The bitter rivals, Jedrzejczyk and Gadelha, just recently completed the filming of The Ultimate Fighter Season 23, where they served as opposing coaches. Joanna spoke to The MMA Hour about her experience filming “TUF” and what...

Apr 2, 2016 8:00 am

Norman Parke announces release from the UFC

While yesterday was in fact April Fools Day, lightweight Norman Parke took to Facebook to announce that he had been released from the UFC following his decision loss against Rustam Khabilov at ‘UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping’ back in February. Parke, the ‘TUF Smashes’ winner, compiled a 5-3-1 record inside the Octagon during his...

Mar 30, 2016 1:22 pm

UFC releases veteran heavyweight Jared Rosholt

News broke Wednesday afternoon that the UFC had released veteran heavyweight Jared Rosholt following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ loss to Roy Nelson back in February. Rosholt had been with the UFC since 2013 where he defeated Walt Harris via unanimous decision in the finale of the ‘TUF: Rousey vs. Tate’ finale. Rosholt...

Mar 30, 2016 2:34 am

Joe Lauzon vs. Diego Sanchez in the works for UFC 200

A bout that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it is being targeted for UFC 200. MMA Fighting reports that the UFC is working on putting a fight together between Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez. The TUF veterans were originally scheduled to fight back at UFC 180, but injuries suffered by both Lauzon...

Mar 26, 2016 9:15 pm

Nate Diaz questions the legitimacy of Conor McGregor’s trash talk

While Conor McGregor has earned the reputation as an expert at mental warfare, Nate Diaz believed that quite a bit of McGregor’s insults prior to their UFC 196 welterweight scrap were scripted. McGregor repeatedly called out Diaz for ‘teaching Sunday morning kid’s Jiu-Jitsu’ and ‘going on bike rides with the elderly’. Diaz spoke on Fox...

Mar 25, 2016 8:31 am

Conor McGregor’s coach backs fight with Frankie Edgar at Madison Square Garden

While Frankie Edgar has been campaigning for a title shot against Conor McGregor since his TUF 22 finale KO win over Chad Mendes, the stars could finally be aligning for a McGregor vs. Edgar fight. With MMA being legalized in New York earlier this week, Conor McGregor’s striking coach, Owen Roddy, believes that a fight...

Mar 17, 2016 2:16 am

Georges St-Pierre talks about ‘the biggest humiliation’ of his life

The mental aspect of fighting is just as important as the physical. Just ask former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. “I became champion, I beat the greatest welterweight in the world back in the day that was Matt Hughes, who seems to be invincible back in the day and I beat him. So now I...

Mar 16, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Jones was happy to see Conor McGregor lose for 2 reasons

At UFC 196, Conor McGregor suffered the first defeat of his UFC career at the hands of Nate Diaz, ending his 7-fight unbeaten streak inside the Octagon, as well as his 15 fight MMA win streak. After the fight McGregor was gracious in defeat, offering no excuses for why he lost, and admitting that he...

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 14, 2016 4:36 pm

Carlos Condit: I want the rematch with Lawler, otherwise I’m on hiatus

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit is still trying to decide what is next in regards to his mixed martial arts career. “The Natural Born Killer” is coming off a controversial title fight loss to reigning champion Robbie Lawler, which occurred in the main event of UFC 195 just over 2 months ago. Condit...

Mar 14, 2016 2:14 am

Chris Leben opens up on details of his life-threatening heart condition

UFC veteran Chris Leben was just about to make a return to MMA with a new contract with Bellator MMA. In the process of getting ready to return to competition, bad news about his physical health hit the knockout specialist as he went through the process of pre-fight medical exams. The 35-year-old veteran appeared on...

Mar 11, 2016 8:34 pm

PHOTO | Jose Aldo continues campaign for rematch with Conor McGregor at UFC 200

Since Conor McGregor’s 2nd round submission loss to Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 last week, it was revealed that McGregor would be returning to featherweight to defend his championship. This week UFC President Dana White visited with McGregor, and revealed McGregor’s intentions to defend his featherweight championship at UFC 200 in...

Mar 11, 2016 2:39 pm

Dana White hinting at potential Conor McGregor vs. Frankie Edgar fight at UFC 200?

In the aftermath of UFC 196, where Conor McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in the main event, McGregor revealed that he plans to return to featherweight to defend his UFC championship. In the week following UFC 196, UFC President Dana White visited with McGregor, and it was determined that McGregor would still be fighting...

Mar 10, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | Jedrzejczyk: I broke Gadelha already

Joanna Jedrzejczyk the UFC straw weight champion will fight Claudia Gadelha July 8 in Las Vegas at the Ulitmate Fighter 23 finale. They are opposing coaches on TUF 23 and as hoped there is true ill will between the two. The fighters got into a bareknuckled brawl the last day of TUF. Joanna has a...

Mar 9, 2016 11:02 am

Dana White says George St-Pierre would never do what Conor McGregor has done

If there is one thing that Conor McGregor has over Georges St-Pierre, it is his game attitude for the fight business. “The Notorious” gave Nate Diaz the biggest payday of his career in a fight two weight classes above what he has fought at while in the UFC going from 145 pounds to 170 pounds....

Mar 9, 2016 8:02 am

Frankie Edgar to Conor McGregor: If you’re really a king, fight me

The Frankie Edgar title shot campaign continued following UFC 196, where Conor McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in the main event. Following the loss, McGregor stated that he plans to drop back down to featherweight to defend his championship belt. This opened the flood-gates for discussion regarding who would get the first crack at...