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Oct 17, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones competes in NAGA tournament at Europa Games Expo in Phoenix

Some lucky fans got a chance to see former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones back in competition over the weekend. Jones says he was called out by some of his fans at the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) tournament, which took place at the Europa Games Expo in Phoenix. Jones was present at the...

Oct 17, 2016 9:03 am

Veteran Featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri Has Requested a Release from His UFC Contract

Late last month, a disgruntled interim featherweight champion in Jose Aldo requested a release from his UFC contract. Having made no secret of the fact that he feels he’s being treated unfairly, the Brazilian has set his sights on greener pastures – perhaps even in another sport. Not long after Aldo’s surprising request, streaking female...

Oct 17, 2016 6:46 am

UFC Veteran Phil Baroni Calls Out CM Punk

The callouts of WWE veteran CM Punk began just moments after it was announced that he had signed with the UFC. It seemed that half the UFC roster was interested in welcoming the inexperienced 37-year-old to the Octagon, all well-aware of the effect a win over a superstar of his caliber would have on their careers....


Oct 16, 2016 5:16 pm

Demian Maia Has Absorbed Very Few Strikes Recently, and That’s Just Fine With Him

UFC welterweight contender Demian Maia is on one hell of a streak. Since losing back-to-back decisions to Jake Shields and Rory MacDonald in late 2013 and early 2014, he’s embarked on a run of six-straight wins. Were it not for the seven-fight streak of Stephen Thompson, this recent success would have almost certainly earned him...

Oct 16, 2016 1:16 pm

Bisping says Conor McGregor sent him a nasty text following his prediction of Alvarez winning their UFC 205 main event

Conor McGregor is not someone you want to cross. Following reports of ‘Mystic Mac’ sending a threatening Facebook message to middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi, another fighter has come forward and revealed that the featherweight champion has sent him a nasty message. UFC middleweight champion and part-time FOX Sports commentator Michael Bisping says McGregor sent him one...

Oct 16, 2016 10:04 am

VIDEO | Check Out this Innovative Workout From Raquel Pennington and Tecia Torres

Partner Workout of the Day #wmma #ufc #teamrocky #teamtiny #strength #conditioning #sexymexy #latinas #girlswholift #kisses #fitness #muscles @jonathan_rayray @raquel_pennington @calibernutritionllc ‍‍‍ A video posted by Tecia Torres (@teciatorres) on Oct 13, 2016 at 12:28pm PDT On November 12, the UFC will make its long-awaited debut in New York City with UFC 205. To celebrate its...

Oct 16, 2016 10:03 am

Jessica Andrade: UFC Strawweight Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk Has a “Weak Chin”

Brazil’s Jessica Andrade, who stands just 5’2, began her UFC career fighting much taller women in the bantamweight division. Yet after a decent run in this division, which saw her amass a 3-2 record against solid competition, she decided to drop to the strawweight division, where she’d be at less of a physical disadvantage. This...

Oct 16, 2016 9:27 am

VIDEO| Dana White Officially Shuts Down GSP Return at UFC 206 in Toronto

Bad news, fight fans. Despite plenty of speculation to the contrary, Georges St-Pierre will not be competing at UFC 206 in Toronto. UFC President Dana White shut down any surviving hope of a GSP comeback in the Ontario capital in a recent interview with FS1’s Jay and Dan. “GSPs’ not fighting in Toronto,” White told the...

Oct 16, 2016 8:46 am

VIDEO | Watch Radio Host Jason Ellis Get Knocked Out by a One-Armed Shane Carwin

Video of Shane Carwin KOing Jason Ellis tonight: https://t.co/sOTi9ipBff — Fury's Fight Picks (@FurysFightPicks) October 16, 2016 Last Saturday, professional skateboarder turned radio host turned fighter Jason Ellis hosted his annual Ellismania show, which is dubbed “the wildest night in combat sports.” This year, the Ellismania card included all the madness we’ve come to expect from...

Oct 16, 2016 7:44 am

NAC Head Says McGregor Was Only Fined $75K for Bottle-Throwing Debacle – Not $150K.

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had plenty of highly-publicized run-ins in the buildup to their UFC 202 rematch. The most high-profile of these, however, was their infamous bottle-throwing showdown at one of the event’s pre-fight press conferences. The incident began when McGregor showed up late to the press event. Evidently irritated by the Irishman’s tardiness, Diaz...

Oct 15, 2016 6:19 pm

Aldo’s coach Andre Pederneiras: “UFC acted totally wrong” with Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo has been locked in a dispute with the UFC ever since the promotion announced Conor McGregor would be fighting Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title instead of unifying Aldo’s interim featherweight belt with the belt McGregor took from him at UFC 194. Aldo’s head coach Andre Pederneiras spoke on the subject and naturally...

Oct 15, 2016 3:09 pm

UFC 205 to feature 3 title fights and will run 4 hours long

The UFC’s historic first event to take take place in New York will be sure to dazzle, featuring three title fights over a four-hour long PPV, according the UFC. For MMA fans on the east coast, the main portion of the PPV card will air from 10 pm to 2 am., UFC officials confirmed on...

Oct 15, 2016 3:06 pm

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort officially retires following UFC 204

Former light heavyweight champion and MMA pioneer Vitor Belfort has officially retired from mixed martial arts. Following his co-main event fight with Gegard Mousasi, which he lost via TKO, former UFC champion Vitor Belfort announced his retirement from MMA. Quem não conhecesse os seus erros não é digno de liderar a si mesmo, quanto mais...

Oct 15, 2016 3:02 pm

Conor McGregor offers Ronda Rousey advice ahead of UFC 207 return

Earlier this month, it was announced that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning to the UFC after a year away from the Octagon following her brutal UFC 193 KO loss to Holly Holm which saw her suffer the first defeat of her professional MMA career. Not only was it announced that...

Oct 15, 2016 1:15 pm

Miesha Tate reflects on UFC 200 loss against Amanda Nunes

Miesha Tate was on a tear of the UFC women’s bantamweight division from 2014-2016 as she bounced back from back to back losses in 2013 to Cat Zingano and Ronda Rousey by going on a 5-fight win streak that ultimately saw her capture the UFC women’s bantamweight championship by submitting Holly Holm in the co-main...

Oct 15, 2016 12:58 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor playing ‘Call of Duty’ with VR headset

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has recently been filming and doing motion-capture work for the upcoming ‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’ video game to be released in November. Footage of McGregor doing motion capture for the game was released several weeks ago, where the featherweight champion was seen running with a gun, before soccer kicking...

Oct 15, 2016 12:09 pm

Dana White responds to Cris Cyborg’s comments about lack of push from UFC

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is now 2-0 inside the Octagon, with her most recent win last month being a 2nd round TKO win over Swedish striking ace Lina Lansberg. Although Cyborg is regarded as one of the greatest female mixed martial artists of all time, she fights primarily under the Invicta FC banner...

Oct 15, 2016 9:56 am

Conor McGregor confident UFC 205 will break PPV record

UFC 205 is expected to be the biggest UFC Pay-Per View event in the promotion’s 25 year existence. While UFC 200 back in July was expected to be the biggest event in the promotion’s history, the card took two major blows when Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II was scrapped from the card, and when...

Oct 15, 2016 9:42 am

Derrick Lewis prepared to show up on Dana White’s doorstep to get show money

Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis, who is currently ranked #10 on the UFC’s official heavyweight rankings, was slated to fight Marcin Tybura in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Manila’ this Saturday. Unfortunately, the card was cancelled last minute after main event fighter BJ Penn was forced out of the fight with a rib...

Oct 15, 2016 9:28 am

Conor McGregor sends a message to ‘afraid’ Floyd Mayweather

After Conor McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 back in March, there was much speculation as to what the UFC featherweight champ’s next move would be. One of the more intriguing options that was immediately available to McGregor after he was pulled from the UFC 200 card for...

Oct 15, 2016 9:01 am

Jose Aldo softening stance on retirement? “IF I continue in the sport”

After it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight to fight UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship in the main event of UFC 205 in New York on November 12th, interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo requested his release from the UFC so as to...

Oct 15, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern scores jaw-dropping submission win

Mackenzie Dern vs Montana Stewart #Legacy61 @TheMMALAB @MackenzieDern OH MY GAWD! Omoplata RNC pic.twitter.com/gM31KLOsHc — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) October 15, 2016 Friday night at Legacy 61, JiuJitsu ace Mackenzie Dern scored what many consider to not only the submission of the year, but also one of the greatest submissions in the history of MMA when...

Oct 14, 2016 11:04 pm

VIDEO | This Fan-Made UFC 205 Promo Will Get You PUMPED

On November 12, the UFC will make its long-awaited debut in glimmering New York City with UFC 205. This mammoth card will mark the culmination of a long and arduous legal battle to legalize mixed martial arts in the state of New York. In celebration of this bureaucratic victory, the UFC has stacked its New...