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Jun 2, 2016 8:53 am

Michael Bisping fires back at Chris Weidman

Several weeks ago Chris Weidman was forced out of his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold due to a neck injury. After it was revealed that Jacare Souza had a torn meniscus, and would be unable to fight, the UFC chose Michael Bisping to step in on short notice and fight Rockhold. Despite being injured,...

Jun 2, 2016 8:33 am

Anderson Silva cleared for training

Several weeks ago, Anderson Silva was slated to fight Uriah Hall on the main card of UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Unfortunately for ‘The Spider’, he was forced off the card after it was determined that he would need his gallbladder removed. Despite that, Silva set his sights on a return at UFC 200 on...

Jun 2, 2016 8:09 am

UFC Fight Night 88 medical suspensions

Earlier this week, UFC Fight Night 88 went down in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was a thrilling one that saw Cody Garbrandt end Thomas ALmedia’s undefeated streak, Jeremy Stephens defeat former bantamweight champion Renan Barao, and more! Following the event, MMAMania obtained the medical suspensions for the fighters at the event: Thomas Almeida: Suspended...

Jun 2, 2016 2:11 am

Cody Garbrandt and Dominick Cruz go at it on twitter

The UFC bantamweight division had a new contender rise up after this weekend’s fights at UFC Fight Night 88. Cody Garbrandt knocked out Thomas Almeida in the very first round of their fight, shooting him up the rankings of the UFC bantamweight division. Garbrandt stated that he is looking to become the UFC world champion,...


Jun 2, 2016 1:47 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping says Luke Rockhold declined fight with ‘Jacare’ Souza

Michael Bisping is set to fight for the UFC middleweight title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 on June 4. While early reports were indicating that “Jacare” Souza was the first choice to step in after Chris Weidman pulled out of the scheduled fight with Rockhold, Michael Bisping told Jay and Dan on FOX Sports...

Jun 1, 2016 10:21 pm

Cody Garbrandt calls out Bryan Caraway

This Sunday, in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 88’, Cody Garbrandt put an end to the undefeated streak of Thomas Almeida as he picked up an impressive 1st round KO. Following the fight, Garbrandt made his debut on the UFC’s bantamweight rankings, debuting at #7. On the same card, Bryan Caraway defeated Aljamain...

Jun 1, 2016 9:53 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold: Anderson Silva isn’t on my level

This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 199, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will fight for the middleweight title in a highly anticipated rematch from 2014. While Bisping will be riding a 3-fight win streak into the bout, with his most recent win being a b, Luke Rockhold believes that even Anderson Silva isn’t...

Jun 1, 2016 9:45 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz & Urijah Faber talk nothing but trash on ‘UFC Tonight’

In the co-main event of UFC 199 on Saturday, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight nearly 10 years after the pair’s first meeting under the WEC banner. Ahead of the fight, the pair joined Karyn Bryant on UFC Tonight to discuss their rivalry, and talk a ton of trash....

Jun 1, 2016 9:33 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping explains why rematch with Luke Rockhold will be different

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold will have their highly anticipated rematch for the middleweight championship in Inglewood, California. The fight will serve as the main event on an incredibly stacked UFC 199 card on this Saturday, June 4th. Ahead of the fight, Bisping joined ‘UFC Tonight’ to discuss the bout with Brian...

Jun 1, 2016 1:22 pm

Report: Former Bellator fighter shot in the head

Horrific news has hit the MMA community as a former Bellator MMA fighter is reportedly in emergency care in Dagestan after being shot five times, with one shot to the head. Bloody Elbow’s Karim Zidan tweeted on Wednesday that Shahbulat Shamhalaev was shot on Tuesday in Dagestan. Zidan tweeted the following: “Being told Shahbulat Shamhalaev...

Jun 1, 2016 11:32 am

VIDEO | ’10 Most Dangerous Boxers Of All Time’

Boxing is just one of the many disciplines mixed martial arts fighters learn to become successful in the cage. While the talk about a Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor bout is buzzing, everyone seems to agree that MMA fighters will make boxers look helpless in the cage and boxers will make MMA fighters look silly...

Jun 1, 2016 11:10 am

#WCW Arianny Celeste topless poolside

Is Arianny Celeste your #WCW? The veteran Octagon Girl surely knows how to capture people’s attention and she wants to show you some love. Celeste said in a recent post, “A lil #summer never hurt nobody.🌞 happy #wednesday if I’m your #wcw tag me so I can 👀 and show u love! 😚” A lil...

Jun 1, 2016 10:54 am

Stipe Miocic winning more fans over with a message to his haters

Fans have been jumping on the Stipe Miocic train as the spotlight has been on him since winning the UFC heavyweight title. It’s hard not to like the guy who can smash a homerun with his hometown Cleveland Indians and continues to work his day job as a firefighter/paramedic in Ohio, despite winning UFC gold....

Jun 1, 2016 10:45 am

UFC 199 fight week betting odds

On Saturday, UFC 199 will go down in Inglewood California. The event is one of the most highly anticipated of the year given that in the main event Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will have their highly anticipated rematch for Rockhold’s middleweight championship. In addition, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their long awaited...

Jun 1, 2016 10:26 am

VIDEO | Rener Gracie vs ‘Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung

A short clip of the “Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung has been revealed by Rener Gracie after his recent trip to Seoul, Korea. Sung Jung has not fought in the UFC since losing his title fight against Jose Aldo at UFC 163 back in 2013. Sung Jung has been serving his required two-year military service...

Jun 1, 2016 10:02 am

Chris Weidman to likely undergo neck surgery in 1-2 weeks

With just over two weeks to go until his rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship, Chris Weidman was forced to withdraw from UFC 199 with a neck injury. Weidman revealed that while he would be unable to compete at UFC 199, he planned to compete at UFC 205, the UFC’s first event at...

Jun 1, 2016 9:51 am

Two UFC fighters make ‘ESPN World Fame 100’ list

Every year, ESPN publishes a list of the 100 most famous athletes in the world using a formula which compiles salary, endorsements, social media followings, and Google searches, and in turn produces a list of the 100 most famous athletes. For example, Soccer phenom Cristiano Ronaldo ranked #1 on the list, while NBA superstar LeBron...

Jun 1, 2016 9:39 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos wins first pro fight out of Brazil 8 years ago today

Jun1.2008 In what was his 1st fight outside of Brazilian soil,@RdosAnjosMMA submits Takaichi Hirayama via armbar pic.twitter.com/Uz2Kc7hEE7 — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) June 1, 2016 On this day eight years ago, Rafael dos Anjos competed in his first professional MMA fight that was outside of Brazil at Pancrase 5. RDA went into the bout with...

Jun 1, 2016 9:25 am

Conor McGregor bashes “dead” featherweight division

At UFC 194, Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo finally had their fight for the UFC featherweight championship. The fight lasted just 13 seconds, with McGregor putting the featherweight champion to sleep with a left hand in the first exchange of the fight. Rather than defending his belt, McGregor went up for what was supposed to...

Jun 1, 2016 9:16 am

Conor McGregor believes he “slapped the head off” Nate Diaz

At UFC 196 back in March, fight fans witnessed UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor lose for the first time in his MMA career. The seemingly invincible McGregor appeared unable to find his range, and ultimately ended up gassing in the 2nd round, resulting in Diaz landing a 1-2 combination that rocked McGregor, which led to...

Jun 1, 2016 9:06 am

VIDEO | Dan Hardy breaks down Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III

On Saturday, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight for Cruz’s bantamweight championship nearly 10 years after the pair’s rivalry started back in the days of the WEC. With Faber taking the pair’s first meeting via submission, and Cruz winning the second meeting via unanimous decision, it all comes down...

Jun 1, 2016 8:52 am

Luke Rockhold fires back at Chris Weidman

Despite Chris Weidman withdrawing from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship this Saturday, the trash-talk between the two has continued. After Rockhold said that Weidman fights like an idiot, Weidman fired back in a Tweet, in which he told Rockhold to keep his name out of his mouth and focus...

Jun 1, 2016 8:36 am

Chris Weidman puts Luke Rockhold on blast

On Saturday, Chris Weidman was supposed to have a highly anticipated rematch with Luke Rockhold for the UFC middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 199. However, just two weeks ago, Weidman was forced out of the bout with a neck injury, and was replaced by Michael Bisping on short notice. Despite that, Weidman’s...

Jun 1, 2016 8:19 am

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi breaks down Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar II

On July 9th, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will square off on the main card of UFC 200 in an interim featherweight title fight. The fight will also serve as a rematch of their 2013 lightweight title fight, which Aldo won via unanimous decision. The fight on July 9th will also determine which man will...

Jun 1, 2016 2:36 am

VIDEO | Boxing promoter Bob Arum: ‘Conor McGregor couldn’t beat anybody in my gym’

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum thinks that just the idea of Floyd Mayweather fighting Conor McGregor in a boxing match is “lunacy.” “Here’s a guy who’s an experienced professional fighter, fighting a guy who’s had not one professional boxing match,” Arum told Fight Hub TV (transcribed by Bloody Elbow). “McGregor couldn’t beat anybody in my...

Jun 1, 2016 2:19 am

Nate Diaz makes big claim regarding a Floyd Mayweather boxing match

It seems like Nate Diaz wants to be more in the conversation if any MMA fighters are going to box Floyd Mayweather. Diaz recently said to Ariel Helwani on a recent episode of The MMA Hour that he could beat up both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor on the same night. Diaz went a...

May 31, 2016 2:36 pm

Chris Weidman bashes Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold surprisingly backs Bisping

Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold both were guests on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour. Weidman, who was forced to pull out of the title rematch against Rockhold due to injury opened up the opportunity for Michael Bisping to get his first chance to fight for a UFC championship belt. Weidman said that by pulling...