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May 10, 2017 9:35 am

Anderson Silva goes off on UFC in tirade

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been making MMA headlines this week for rather interesting reasons. After snapping a losing streak by defeating Derek Brunson earlier this year, Silva recently called for the UFC to form an interim middleweight title while UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping prepares to fight former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre...

May 10, 2017 7:29 am

Jorge Masvidal promises to defeat Demian Maia with X-rated violence

This weekend, on the main card of a stacked UFC 211, fan favorite welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal will face one of the trickiest tests of his career in top contender Demian Maia. From the early vantage point, the winner of this fight looks like a shoo-in for the next shot at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Though...

May 10, 2017 5:55 am

VIDEO| Dana White says he may soon give up on Mayweather vs. McGregor fight

Though it initially looked like a near impossibility, we’ve recently been given some real reason to believe that a boxing match between UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor and undefeated great Floyd Mayweather could actually happen. One of the most compelling of these reasons has been UFC President Dana White’s interest in making the fight happen....

May 9, 2017 1:50 pm

PHOTO | Neil Seery’s hilarious response to USADA

Since their partnership with USADA, numerous UFC fighters have been popped by USADA for failing drug tests, both in and out of competition. With that being said, this has resulted in numerous fighters being suspended for failed drug tests. With the UFC’s USADA partnership, fighters are required to inform USADA as to their whereabouts at...

May 9, 2017 1:48 pm

VIDEO | Average folks try to hit a professional boxer in the ring

Combat sports take a lot of training, practice, and repetitions just to get to a decent level. Martial artists spend years of their life dedicating their time to the craft. So, what happens when you come in with little, to no training and try to simply hit a professional boxer in the boxing ring? Well,...

May 9, 2017 12:59 pm

Uriah Hall says he has unfinished business with Anderson Silva

When Kelvin Gastelum tested positive for marijuana metabolites and was pulled from UFC 212, his planned foe, Anderson Silva was left without an opponent. For a time, there seemed to be a real effort in place to find a replacement opponent for Silva. During this stretch, he was called out by fellow middleweight stars like...

May 9, 2017 12:39 pm

Anderson Silva posts interesting message following retirement talk

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva is very upset that he will not be fighting at UFC 212, which takes place in his home country of Brazil. “The Spider” was slated to take on Kelvin Gastelum in Rio de Janeiro on June 3. However, Gastelum was pulled from the fight as he was recently suspended...

May 9, 2017 11:59 am

Fans take Conor McGregor’s baby to meme land and it’s hilarious

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor stated after winning the lightweight title against Eddie Alvarez back in November of last year that he would be taking time off from fighting for the birth of his first child. McGregor said that fight camps wear on his girlfriend Dee Devlin and that he didn’t want her to...

May 9, 2017 11:21 am

Max Holloway responds to strange, upside-down UFC 212 poster

Yesterday, the UFC released the official poster for UFC 212, which will be headlined by a featherweight title unification bout between undisputed champ Jose Aldo, and interim champ Max Holloway. This poster, which is half upside-down, half right-side-up, is a bit of a weird one. In the past, we’ve seen other fighters complain about their...

May 9, 2017 10:26 am

UFC on Fox 25 in Long Island gets key bantamweight scrap

On July 22, the UFC will make its anticipated debut in Long Island with UFC on Fox 25. Over the last few weeks, the card has begun to come together, and today, it’s being reported that the lineup has grown by one crucial bantamweight fight. This fight will pit New Jersey’s Jimmie Rivera against Brazilian...

May 9, 2017 9:56 am

Kelvin Gastelum allegedly changed story according to Brazilian sport court

The Ultimate Fighter winner Kelvin Gastelum recently found himself making headlines for the wrong reasons when it was announced in early April that he had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 212 showdown with Anderson Silva for a failed fight night drug test following his win over Vitor Belfort. Gastelum failed the fight night drug...

May 9, 2017 9:41 am

Luke Rockhold pleads with middleweights to stand their ground against UFC

Earlier this year, the UFC brass announced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be making his highly anticipated return to the Octagon to fight UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in a highly anticipated showdown for the middleweight title sometime 2017. While no date was announced for the bout, UFC President Dana White confirmed...

May 9, 2017 9:14 am

VIDEO | Evander Holyfield & Anderson Silva show favorite combos

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, and former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield are both two of the most dominant fighters in their respective sports. In a newly released video, both Silva and Holyfield can be seen breaking down some of their favorite combinations. While Holyfield has been retired from Boxing for quite some time,...

May 9, 2017 8:10 am

Daniel Cormier discusses surprising recent unpopularity

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier may have just picked up a major win over Anthony Johnson to successfully defend his light heavyweight title for the second time, however Cormier’s popularity has been surprisingly low despite the recent dominant win. He spoke to MMAJunkie Radio to discuss his popularity, saying: “Lately I’ve been having to...

May 9, 2017 7:50 am

Doo Ho Choi responds to Artem Lobov’s callout

When it was first announced that the unranked Artem Lobov would be fighting the UFC’s fourth-ranked featherweight in Cub Swanson, there was widespread backlash. Many fans suggested this was an opportunity the Russian-born Irishman didn’t deserve, and one that was only being afforded to him because of his friendship MMA megastar Conor McGregor. In the end,...

May 8, 2017 2:20 pm

VIDEO | Five insanely skilled child prodigies in combat sports

Training in martial arts as a child can set you up to be a skilled practitioner of your discplines. Every now and then there are a few standouts that shine brightly from a very young age, showing skills that surpass their peers by a large margin. Here, we take a look at five standout child...

May 8, 2017 2:14 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘Can I get promoted and marketed in a positive way?’

Nate Diaz is one of the brightest stars in the UFC, especially after his pair of fights against current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. The product of Stockton, California along with older brother Nick are known for their attitudes of keeping things real, paired with their elite fighting abilities. However, even with their loyal fan...

May 8, 2017 2:10 pm

Matt Hughes: I would love to come back, I didn’t want to retire in the first place

Back in September of 2011, former UFC welterweight champ and bona fide MMA legend Matt Hughes was knocked out by Josh Koscheck. Given that this marked Hughes’ second straight knockout loss – the other was dealt by our own BJ Penn – he retired shortly thereafter. Apparently, however, retirement was never what Hughes wanted, and...

May 8, 2017 12:51 pm

Luke Rockhold believes the UFC is “losing it”, is considering leaving promotion

It has been known for some time that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will next defend his title against former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. With St-Pierre now saying he won’t be able to take this lucrative title fight until October or later, however, the many contenders in the stacked middleweight division are getting quite frustrated...

May 8, 2017 11:58 am

Anderson Silva gives up on fighting at UFC 212 in Brazil

It looks like former middleweight champion Anderson Silva will not be fighting in his home country of Brazil at UFC 212, which takes place on June 3. Silva was scheduled to fight Kelvin Gastelum on the Rio de Janeiro fight card. However, Gastelum tested positive for marijuana after his fight with Vitor Belfort and his...