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Oct 17, 2012 1:59 pm

Dana White: “I have all the answers. The Internet does not. We built this company and we know what we’re doing.” | UFC News

A large portion of mixed martial arts fans and media have speculated that the recently announced bout between current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight #1 contender Chael Sonnen, was put together in order to help boost the recently poor ratings of the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) franchise. But according to UFC president...

Aug 14, 2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern’s mixed martial arts debut (highlights)

Strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern was unable to finish Kenia Rosas in her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy 58, but the current number one pound-for-pound grappler did put on a dominating performance. Dern spoke to MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani about the fight and outlined her future goals in the sport: “I’m always confident in my jiu-jitsu,...

Aug 13, 2016 9:44 pm

PHOTOS | Paige VanZant looks stunning while posing on a surf board!

UFC strawweight star Paige VanZant will return to the octagon later this month at UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver, Canada, when she squares off with Bec Rawlings. “12 Gauge” recently took to Instagram to post these stunning photos of herself posing in a bikini while on a surf board. Your welcome. Evening meditation. Keeping...


Aug 13, 2016 11:19 am

PHOTO | Michelle Waterson suffers broken finger in training

‘The Karate Hottie’ Michelle Waterson is currently in the midst of a string of injuries that has seen her sidelined for over a year. After submitting Angela Magana at the TUF 21 Finale, Waterson was forced out of her UFC 194 bout with a knee injury. After news surfaced earlier this week that her opponent...

Aug 7, 2016 11:59 pm

MMA community reacts to insane ninja fight between Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres

The main event of UFC Fight Night 92 in Salt Lake City, Utah was an insane matchup of two wild styles. Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres threw crafty strikes for all five rounds of their main event scrap that had people highly entertained. Speed advantage for Rodriguez is significant. Both men pretty reckless at times...

Aug 3, 2016 10:25 am

Peggy Morgan gives photo update days after horrific fight injury

Peggy Morgan’s swelling on her face that ballooned up from the strikes of Megan Anderson was a hot topic of conversation over the weekend. Anderson picked up a first round TKO victory over the TUF veteran at Invicta FC 18. Despite the horrific injury and loss, Morgan seemed to be in good spirits after the...

Jul 28, 2016 7:25 pm

Chad Mendes breaks his silence on banned substance use and two-year suspension

Chad Mendes was suspended for two years on July 20 following his positive test for the growth-hormone releasing peptide, GHRP-17. Mendes finally opened to KHTK Radio on Thursday about what exactly happened that has sidelined the former UFC featherweight title contender for a couple of years. “It was GHRP-6. Before all this stuff came out...

Jul 26, 2016 11:20 am

New Zealand BJJ practitioner kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio de Janeiro

As the Rio Olympic Games are approaching, many people are wondering about the levels of safety in Brazil. Recently, Jason Lee who is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner from New Zealand says he was kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio. From NZHerald: On Facebook, Lee wrote “yesterday I got kidnapped in Brazil.” Lee said...

Jul 9, 2016 10:54 pm

MMA community reacts to Amanda Nunes defeating Miesha Tate

In the main event of UFC 200, Amanda Nunes shocked the world as she rocked Miesha Tate in the first round, and then proceeded to submit the champ with a rear naked choke to win the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Immediately, the MMA community went wild on Twitter reacting to the bout. The best reactions...

Jul 9, 2016 6:32 pm

UFC 200 Results: Kelvin Gastelum defeats Johny Hendricks via decision

A key welterweight bout between former champ Johny Hendricks (17-5 MMA) and Kelvin Gastelum (12-2 MMA) took place during tonight’s UFC 200 preliminary card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Gastelum opens things up with a high kick that misses. He quickly takes the center of the octagon. Johny comes in with a combination....

Jul 9, 2016 9:21 am

Claudia Gadelha’s message to fans following loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Friday evening in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated grudge match for the women’s strawweight title. Gadelha came out of the gate strong, putting the pressure on the champ through the first two rounds. Ultimately however, Jedrzejczyk’s cardio and striking throughout the second half...

Jul 5, 2016 12:03 pm

Conor McGregor on first Nate Diaz fight: ‘I mismanaged my weight’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch Nate Diaz in a non-title welterweight bout at UFC 202. McGregor has been “obsessed” with his first loss in the UFC and is looking to show the first fight with Diaz was just a fluke. “I am forever, forever learning,” McGregor told ESPN. “I think in...

Jul 3, 2016 8:08 am

Photos | Paige VanZant spends 4th of July Weekend in a bikini

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is one of the divisions toughest competitors. She has a never ending gas tank and is willing to take a punch so that she can give one inside of the octagon. The former Dancing with the Stars competitor spent most of the 4th of July weekend in a bikini, much to joy of her...

Jun 27, 2016 12:28 pm

Tyron Woodley says Robbie Lawler wanted to fight him instead of rematching Carlos Condit

While many fighters in the welterweight division are questioning the UFC’s call to give Tyron Woodley a title shot against Robbie Lawler, Woodley is more than ready to seize the opportunity to become a UFC champion. Woodley spoke with FloCombat recently on fighting his ATT teammate for the UFC welterweight championship title. “All I’m seeing...

Jun 26, 2016 1:19 pm

Conor McGregor details what went wrong in his first fight with Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor suffered the first loss of his UFC career to Nate Diaz this past March in Las Vegas. Diaz submitted the Irish superstar in the second-round of their main event fight at UFC 196. McGregor was initially supposed to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title at the event,...

Jun 25, 2016 8:51 am

PHOTO | Claudia Gadelha looking absolutely shredded

With under a month to go until Claudia Gadelha fights Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the UFC women’s strawweight championship, the challenger is looking absolutely shredded! Gadelha will be looking to avenge her 2014 loss to Jedrzejczyk, which remains her only professional mixed martial arts loss to date. The pair have continued their heated rivalry on the...

Jun 17, 2016 10:56 am

Paige VanZant loving the beach and bikini life

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is fresh off the dancefloor after nearly winning the most recent season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” VanZant, who says she is currently in the works of getting an opponent for her next fight in the UFC has taken a vacation before she gets into fight camp. Check out VanZant...

Jun 17, 2016 10:46 am

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson recalls the moment he decided to do MMA

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson was 57-0 prior to making the jump to professional MMA. Now, with a 12-1 professional MMA record which includes a 1st round TKO win over former champion Johny Hendricks, Thompson is preparing for his #1 contender scrap with Rory MacDonald. Ahead of the fight, Thompson spoke to the BrisbaneTimes to recall the...

Jun 16, 2016 9:28 am

UFC veteran diagnosed with clinical autism

MMA veteran John Howard never could have imagined that a routine neurological exam ahead of his WSOF debut at WSOF 31 on June 17th could have led him to receive a diagnosis which would lift a weight off his shoulders that he had been carrying since childhood. John ‘Doomsday’ Howard, found out that he is...

Jun 15, 2016 11:37 am

Will Claudia Gadelha become your #WCW UFC champion?

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha’s only loss in her professional mixed martial arts career was from her fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk back in 2014. Their fight was a close one with Jedrzejczyk walking out with the win after being awarded the split-decision victory that many argue could have gone either way. Gadelha and Jedrzejczyk’s rivalry continues...

Jun 12, 2016 11:05 am

Pros react to the tragic mass shooting in Orlando

Tragedy struck the Unites States of America today as a heavily-armed assailant opened fire inside a packed Orland nightclub killing 50 people and wounding 53 others. The suspect has since been identified as Omar Seddique Mateen of Port St. Lucie, Florida. Authorities have stated that they are investigating the massacre as possible terrorism. The brutal...

May 19, 2016 4:45 pm

PHOTO | Paige VanZant ‘dressed like a day dream’

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has been busy on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” and will be looking to win the entire competition as a finalist. Win or lose, VanZant will likely be bringing a whole new group of fans that will be following her for her next UFC fight and gave some of those crushing...

May 12, 2016 1:26 am

UFC title contender tested by USADA twice in less than a week

USADA has been frequenting UFC title contender Claudia Gadelha’s house, apparently testing the TUF coach twice in less than one week. Gadelha posted a photo late last week showing that USADA has paid her a visit for a test. She said in her post, “USADA na área e eu aqui mais pura do que coração...

May 8, 2016 8:53 am

UFN 87 Results: Kyoji Horiguchi defeats Neil Seery via decision

A flyweight tilt between former title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi (17-2 MMA) and veteran Neil Seery (16-12 MMA) served as the featured bout of today’s UFC Fight Pass prelims in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Horiguchi throws a body kick and then a big right hand that lands on Seery. Huge left hand scores for Horiguchi...