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Dec 30, 2016 11:50 am

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt ‘EA Sports UFC’ simulation

Tonight in the co-main event of UFC 207, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and undefeated Team Alpha Male prospect Cody Garbrandt will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated grudge match for Cruz’ bantamweight title. Leading up to the fight, the pair have kept things extremely intense. From the moment Garbrandt defeated Takeya Mizugaki...

Dec 30, 2016 11:30 am

TJ Dillashaw on Cody Garbrandt: I made him cry multiple times after practice

Later tonight, on the main card of UFC 207, former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw will take on streaking contender John Lineker. The winner of this compelling scrap is likely to be the next man in line for the winner of the card’s co-main event: a bantamweight title showdown between champion Dominick Cruz and challenger Cody...

Dec 30, 2016 11:07 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen and Gilbert Melendez predict Nunes vs. Rousey

We are now mere hours away from the long awaited return of MMA superstar Ronda Rousey. The former women’s bantamweight champion will return in the main event of tonight’s UFC 207, where she will challenge the division’s reigning queen, Amanda Nunes. In advance of this fight, many members of the MMA community have made predictions...


Dec 30, 2016 9:54 am

John Lineker reveals simple game plan for TJ Dillashaw’s unique style

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is the owner of one of the most unique fighting styles in MMA. As such, he is an extremely difficult opponent to prepare for. Tailoring a game plan for his specialized blend of footwork, head movement, and takedowns is an undeniably stark challenge. Dillashaw’s UFC 207 opponent John Lineker, however,...

Dec 30, 2016 9:46 am

TJ Dillashaw considering weight class change after UFC 207

Tonight, on the main card of UFC 207, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw will be stepping into the Octagon against streaking bantamweight John Lineker. While the fight was expected to produce the bantamweight #1 contender, UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby recently stated that the fight is not guaranteed to produce the next bantamweight title challenger:...

Dec 30, 2016 8:33 am

Miesha Tate sounds off on the return of Ronda Rousey

Tonight in Las Vegas, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will be stepping into the Octagon after over a year away from the sport. When she returns, she will be facing UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, who is fresh off a 1st round submission win over Miesha Tate to claim the women’s bantamweight championship...

Dec 30, 2016 6:45 am

Amanda Nunes on Ronda Rousey: I will submit her if she takes me to the ground

Tonight, in the main event of the massively hyped UFC 207, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will attempt to defend her title against returning former champion and MMA megastar Ronda Rousey. In advance of this fight, Nunes is perceived to be the stronger woman on the feet, while Rousey is believed to have the edge on...

Dec 29, 2016 3:49 pm

VIDEO | Frank Mir punks UFC Undisputed video game motion capture specialist

You have to be a pretty brave soul to play tricks on some of the most talented mixed martial arts athletes in the world. In this hilarious video, we take a look at former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir doing some motion capture sequences for the UFC Undisputed video game. The video shows a man...

Dec 29, 2016 3:27 pm

VIDEO | Amanda Nunes and Ronda Rousey have heated staredown

The champ @Amanda_Leoa battles former champ @RondaRousey THIS FRIDAY at #UFC207! @Reebok pic.twitter.com/hKiO2NzDtC — #UFC207 (@ufc) December 29, 2016 Tomorrow night in Las Vegas, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will step into the Octagon for the first time in over a year as she looks to reclaim the women’s bantamweight championship. On the...

Dec 29, 2016 3:22 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz and Cody Garbrandt have intense staredown

Yessss!!!! @DominickCruz & @Cody_NoLove compete for the bantamweight strap THIS FRIDAY at #UFC207! @Reebok pic.twitter.com/ryniFIuPUP — #UFC207 (@ufc) December 29, 2016 At the ceremonial UFC 207 weigh-ins Thursday evening, things got extremely heated between bantamweights Dominick Cruz and Cody Garbrandt when they came face to face for their final staredown before they step into the...

Dec 29, 2016 12:16 pm

Jeremy Stephens & Cody Garbrandt explain scuffle backstage

Thursday morning during the UFC 207 early weigh-ins, UFC bantamweight title challenger Cody Garbrandt, and UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens, who is a teammate of Garbrandt’s opponent Dominick Cruz, were involved in a bit of an altercation backstage. While there has been no video of the altercation, footage of security guards quickly darting backstage to handle...

Dec 29, 2016 12:07 pm

Joe Rogan calls for fighters to fight at natural weight

Ahead of UFC 207 on Saturday, two fighters missed weight for their scheduled scraps. The first was UFC flyweight Ray Borg, who is scheduled to fight Louis Smolka on the first PPV bout of the night. Borg missed the flyweight non-title fight limit by three pounds when he stepped onto the scales this morning in...

Dec 29, 2016 11:01 am

VIDEO | Two fighters including Johny Hendricks miss weight at UFC 207

Johny Hendricks at 173.5. Misses weight for UFC207 pic.twitter.com/E2dvf016v7 — Damon Martin (@DamonMartin) December 29, 2016 Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks failed to make weight once again at UFC 207 for his scheduled bout against Neil Magny. Hendricks took to the official early UFC weigh-ins on Thursday and weighed in at 173.5 pounds and...

Dec 29, 2016 10:06 am

Jeremy Stephens and Cody Garbrandt nearly brawl backstage

At the UFC 207 early morning weigh-ins Thursday morning, Jeremy Stephens and Cody Garbrandt were nearly involved in a brawl backstage. Garbrandt of course was in attendance hitting the scales for his UFC 207 co-main event scrap with bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. While Stephens is not fighting at the event, he is one of Cruz’...

Dec 29, 2016 9:59 am

Dana White says it is all on Conor McGregor for next fight and negotiations

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor stated after winning the lightweight belt from Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 that he would be taking time off from fighting for the birth of his first child. “The Notorious” also stated that he wants to meet with the new owners of the UFC to talk business and said...

Dec 29, 2016 9:18 am

Fighters react to Ronda Rousey not doing any media for the UFC 207 event

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will make her highly anticipated return to the octagon in the featured bout of this Friday’s UFC 207 pay-per-view event when she challenges current title holder Amanda Nunes. “Rowdy” has not competed inside the cage since suffering a shocking head kick knockout loss to Holly Holm at UFC...

Dec 29, 2016 9:12 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey officially on weight for UFC 207

And @rondarousey has weighed in for her @ufc 207 fight, briefly emerging in public for the first time this week A video posted by Adam (@adamhilllvrj) on Dec 29, 2016 at 9:02am PST Throughout the course of fight week, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been absent from the public eye as she has...

Dec 29, 2016 9:05 am

Lando Vannata returns at UFC 209

‘Groovy’ Lando Vannata may only have two fights in the UFC, however the New Jersey native has an extremely loyal fan-base, which has only grown over the course of 2016. In the middle of the year, TUF winner Michael Chiesa was forced out of his scheduled ‘UFC Fight Night: Sioux Falls’ scrap with top ranked...

Dec 29, 2016 8:39 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey shows transformation from UFC 184 to UFC 207

With just over 24 hours to go until former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returns to the Octagon at UFC 207, the champ is giving combat sports fans one last reason to “fear the return”. Rousey took to social media to post a side-by-side photo of herself from UFC 184, where she fought and...

Dec 29, 2016 8:08 am

Mike Perry and Albert Tumenov engage in Twitter beef

UFC welterweight Mike Perry made quite the impact on the UFC’s welterweight division in 2016. Entering into the promotion a perfect 7-0 in his professional career, with all of his wins being KO/TKO wins. When Perry stepped into the Octagon against Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202 in August, it took him just over three...

Dec 29, 2016 7:42 am

VIDEO | Mirko Cro Cop KOs King Mo at Rizin

Cro Cop takes out King Mo to end the night. #RIZIN2016 pic.twitter.com/dfysY0AlhP — Josh Sánchez (@jnsanchez) December 29, 2016 Last night in the quarterfinal of the Rizin FF Grand Prix, MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop stepped into the ring with top ranked Bellator MMA fighter Muhammad ‘King Mo’ Lawal. While King Mo certainly had the...

Dec 28, 2016 11:30 pm

Dana White explains why Ronda Rousey was given pass on media obligations

Leading up to UFC 207, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been the focus of the promotions efforts to promote the fight, using Rousey as the focus of their TV ads. With that being said, Rousey has been given an exemption from her usual media obligations leading up to the fight, and has...

Dec 28, 2016 11:16 pm

PHOTO | Fabricio Werdum fires back, posts screenshot of texts with Dana White

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum was recently left without an opponent when former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was forced out of their scheduled UFC 207 scrap just days before the event after the NSAC deemed Velasquez medically unfit to fight. While Junior dos Santos initially opened up as a frontrunner for a late...

Dec 28, 2016 11:08 pm

Cain Velasquez releases lengthy statement on UFC 207 situation

This past weekend, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 207 scrap with Fabricio Werdum just days before the fight after the NSAC deemed him medically unfit to fight. The news came as quite a shock given that Velasquez stated pre-fight that he had been...