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Aug 7, 2017 12:06 pm

Fabricio Werdum responds to criticism from Dana White

Last month, on the main card of UFC 213, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lost a majority decision to former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 champ Alistair Overeem. That said, Werdum very nearly won the fight in the third, when he visibly rocked his foe. Unfortunately, the decorated grappler opted to ground the fight, rather...

Aug 7, 2017 10:58 am

Korean Zombie shares positive update on recovery

Back in January, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 104, fan favorite featherweight contender “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung returned from a lengthy hiatus with fantastic results, knocking out his foe Dennis Bermudez in the first round. Just like that, the all-action Korean star was right back in the featherweight contender picture. From...

Aug 7, 2017 9:53 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones gives update on possible Brock Lesnar super fight

Late last month, in the main event of UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight great and pound-for-pound mainstay Jon Jones returned to the cage after more than a year on the shelf. He did so against reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, and despite his layoff, won the fight by knockout in the third round to...

Aug 7, 2017 9:15 am

Report: Paige VanZant moves up to flyweight for UFC 216 bout

According to a report from Damon Martin of FloCombat.com, fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant (7-3) has been booked for a return to the Octagon. This return will occur at UFC 216, this October 6 in Las, Vegas, Nevada – it just won’t occur at strawweight. Instead, it’s expected to occur in the new UFC women’s...

Aug 7, 2017 8:05 am

Paulie Malignaggi explains why Conor McGregor is having difficulty progressing as a boxer

Paulie Malignaggi is no longer a part of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s training for undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. The former two-division boxing champ made his exit feeling as though he’d been unfairly represented by McGregor and his team. Since his departure from Team McGregor, Malignaggi has repeatedly blasted the Irishman on social media....

Aug 7, 2017 7:01 am

Chris Weidman discusses viral punchface photo from Kelvin Gastelum fight

Last month, in the main event of the UFC’s debut in Long Island, New York, New York’s own Chris Weidman picked up an impressive submission win over surging middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum. While Weidman managed to secure the win, however, he did not escape the fight unscathed. In the first round, the former champ was...

Aug 7, 2017 6:00 am

Jose Aldo gives his take on McGregor-Malignaggi beef

In July, we learned that former two-division boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi would be helping UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor prepare for his blockbuster August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. Unfortunately, things have soured since then, as Malignaggi has abandoned McGregor’s camp, as he feels he’s been portrayed poorly by McGregor and his team. And...

Aug 6, 2017 12:32 pm

Disappointed Randa Markos calls close Alexa Grasso loss “discouraging sh*t”

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico City, Mexico, Randa Markos attempted to build on the momentum of a career-best defeat of former strawweight champion Carla Esparza with a win over highly regarded Mexican prospect Alexa Grasso. Though Markos was forced to take Grasso on in her home country,...

Aug 6, 2017 11:02 am

Anthony Pettis calls for a fight with Dustin Poirier, Poirier responds

Last month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returned to the division he once ruled after a short stint at featherweight. His opponent in this return was ever-exciting veteran Jim Miller. Pettis looked great in his lightweight return, out-duelling Miller to a sound unanimous decision win. Now, he’s keen to step back into the cage and...

Aug 6, 2017 10:09 am

Paulie Malignaggi once again blasts “no balls” Conor McGregor

News that former two-division boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi would be helping UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor prepare for his August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather was met with widespread intrigue and excitement. Unfortunately, things have taken a nasty turn since the pair’s latest sparring session, as Malignaggi has taken issue with the way he’s...

Aug 6, 2017 9:15 am

VIDEO | Watch Dustin Ortiz pick up the fastest finish in UFC flyweight history

Last night, the UFC returned to sun-soaked Mexico City, Mexico with an exciting night of fights. While the main card was of course the focal point of the event, the undercard produced plenty of excitement too. One of the more exciting moments of this undercard occurred in an interesting flyweight bout between Dustin Ortiz and...

Aug 6, 2017 7:44 am

UFC reveals cast for The Ultimate Fighter 26

Last night, during the broadcast of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico City, Mexico, the UFC announced the cast for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter (season 26). Like the Ultimate Fighter season 20, which saw contenders battle to become the first-ever women’s strawweight champ, this season will see competitors vie for the inaugural...

Aug 5, 2017 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey starts up her own website, teases big announcement

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is one of the biggest stars on the face of the planet. The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion of the world, Rousey, has opened a new website (rondarousey.com) and is teasing that she will be dropping some major news for her fans very soon. Check it out. I’m super proud to be...

Aug 5, 2017 1:04 pm

Al Iaquinta blasts disrespectful Snoop Dogg for bashing fighters

Rap icon Snoop Dogg was rather vocal regarding his affiliation with team Jon Jones leading up to his rematch with Daniel Cormier last month at UFC 214. Back in April, Snoop asked to walk Jon Jones out to the Octagon: “Champ, when you get back in the ring with that motherf*cker “DC” Cormier, I wanna...

Aug 5, 2017 12:30 pm

Snoop Dogg roasts ‘bi**h’ Daniel Cormier

Rap icon Snoop Dogg has long been apart of UFC champion Jon Jones’ team. Back in April, Snoop once again showed off his loyalty to Team Jones by declaring that he wanted to walk Jones to the Octagon for his return fight: “Champ, when you get back in the ring with that motherf*cker “DC” Cormier,...

Aug 5, 2017 11:08 am

Nate Diaz discusses possibility of walking out with Floyd Mayweather

UFC veteran Nate Diaz has been absent from the Octagon since his UFC 202 majority decision loss to Conor McGregor, however the possibility of Diaz returning to the Octagon has continued to make headlines as fan hopes for a McGregor vs. Diaz trilogy fight have continued to mount. Recently, the idea of Diaz walking Floyd...

Aug 5, 2017 9:02 am

VIDEO | Dwayne Johnson inspired by Jon Jones’ UFC 214 performance

We all go thru it. Then raise the People's eyebrow. When life gets tough, you get knocked down and you're going "thru the sludge".. you gotta have faith that if you just keep pushing thru it, on the other side is something greater. Proud of and inspired by my guy @jonnybones for keeping the faith,...

Aug 5, 2017 1:25 am

Tyron Woodley on what Stephen Thompson must do to earn trilogy fight

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and top ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson have been into the Octagon together twice. In both fights, the sraps were regarded as being rather lackluster, with the first fight even going to a draw. While Wonderboy has been absent from the Octagon since the pair’s second scrap, he has made...

Aug 4, 2017 2:16 pm

VIDEO | Bob Sapp gets into another fracas during kickboxing weigh-in

Bob Sapp and shoving matches go hand in hand at this point. So, there is no shock that the massive fighter got into it with his opponent ahead of his return to kickboxing competition at Fight Night Saint Tropez, set to take place on Friday. Sapp and his opponent, Greg Tony faced off after the...

Aug 4, 2017 1:49 pm

Travis Browne goes off on Facebook troll

When you’re in the spotlight, a lot of people from all walks of life have their eyes on you. There are fans that will stick by your side no matter what situation you are put through in life while there are the trolls that try to bring you down when you feel on top of...

Aug 4, 2017 1:37 pm

Luke Rockhold says Michael Bisping should be stripped of title

The score is tied 1-1 between Luke Rockhold and UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. In the pair’s first meeting, Rockhold picked up a submission win over his rival in a highly anticipated grudge match. Bisping vowed revenge, however his opportunity wouldn’t come for several years. When it did, it was in the form of a...

Aug 4, 2017 12:27 pm

Cody Garbrandt eyeing MSG return, still focused solely on rehab

While UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw may have been set to fight at UFC 213 earlier this summer, however the fight was forced to be cancelled after a back injury forced Garbrandt out of the fight. Despite UFC President Dana White sending Garbrandt to Germany to receive Orthokine treatment...

Aug 4, 2017 11:59 am

Paulie Malignaggi reveals more juicy details from sparring session with Conor McGregor

Former two-weight boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi was brought in as a sparring partner for Conor McGregor’s camp for his mega-money fight against Floyd Mayweather. Malignaggi, who recently retired from boxing, had a couple of sparring sessions with McGregor but called it quits after McGregor’s camp “exploited” him with photos from the sparring showing McGregor...

Aug 4, 2017 11:22 am

Tyron Woodley discusses mending relationship with Dana White

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is fresh off a decision win over Demian Maia this past weekend, where he defended his welterweight title in rather lackluster fashion. Following that, Woodley and UFC President Dana White engaged in a rather heated feud that saw both sides go off on one another in various interviews. White informed...

Aug 4, 2017 1:35 am

Dana White doesn’t know if he wants Ronda Rousey to return

While former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey may not have given any indications as to whether or not she will officially retire any time soon, the MMA community has continued to speculate as to whether the former champ would return to the Octagon or not. After suffering the first defeat of her professional career...