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Jul 2, 2016 10:00 am

Artem Lobov vs. Chris Avila set for UFC 202

As if ‘UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor II’ wasn’t already going to be tense enough between the two teams, now both men have teammates fighting one another. Conor McGregor’s teammate Artem Lobov will fight Diaz Brother protege Chris Avila on the highly anticipated event on August 20th. Lobov is riding a 2-fight losing streak into...

Jul 2, 2016 9:28 am

Kelvin Gastelum fires back at Johny Hendricks for training comments

Ahead of their scheduled UFC 200 fight, Johny Hendricks gave an interview regarding Kelvin Gastelum, revealing that when the two sparred, it was Hendricks who got the better of Gastelum. Now, with less than a week to go until the pair meet inside the Octagon, Gastelum reacted to Hendricks’ comments, while explaining why he’s more...

Jul 2, 2016 9:16 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk less than one week out from fight night

With under a week to go until Joanna Jedrzejczyk squares off against Claudia Gadelha in their highly anticipated rematch at the TUF 23 finale on July 8th, Jedrzejczyk is looking like an absolutely monster in training! A training montage of Jedrzejczyk in her final day of training before the fight was posted to YouTube, and...

Jul 2, 2016 9:10 am

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez mic’d up for ‘Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier 1’

Back in January of 2015, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier squared off in the main event of UFC 182. Jones won the fight in convincing fashion, defeating Cormier via unanimous decision, taking the Olympic wrestler down several times throughout the fight as well. Ahead of UFC 200, where the pair will have their highly anticipated...


Jul 2, 2016 9:01 am

Jon Jones rips Daniel Cormier: ‘He doesn’t have the power to stop me’

In just one week, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of the historic UFC 200 card. Since the pair’s last meeting inside the Octagon, Cormier won the vacant light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson, and then defended the...

Jul 2, 2016 8:50 am

Michael Bisping re-lives knockout win over Luke Rockhold

Nearly one month ago, Michael Bisping stepped into the Octagon on just two weeks notice to fight Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 for the middleweight championship. Bisping defeated Rockhold via first round knockout to claim the middleweight championship after almost a decade with the promotion. Now, in an interview with Starsport,...

Jul 1, 2016 10:38 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez sparring

With just over a week to go until Daniel Cormier has his highly anticipated rematch with Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 200, the light heavyweight champion is making his final preparations in training camp. A video was posted to YouTube showing Cormier sparring with former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Velasquez is...

Jul 1, 2016 9:59 pm

Anderson Silva continues campaign for Michael Bisping rematch

Nearly 6 months ago, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva squared off in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The fight was a rather controversial one, with Bisping losing his mouthguard midway through the fight. When Bisping went to retrieve his mouthguard from referee Herb Dean, Silva took advantage of the situation and landed...

Jul 1, 2016 8:21 pm

UFC releases statement on fighter not being suspended after failing drug test

Earlier this week, controversial news surfaced that UFC heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk had failed a USADA administered out-of-competition drug test for Meldonium. The controversial aspect of the story is that Omielanczuk will not be suspended for the drug test due to the fact that the substance was added to the banned substance list on January 1st,...

Jul 1, 2016 8:10 pm

Brock Lesnar was initially negotiating for fight at UFC 205

In the co-main event of UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated UFC return against Mark Hunt after nearly 5 years away from the Octagon. The UFC announced Lesnar’s return during the broadcast of UFC 199, just over a month before his scheduled fight on July 9th at UFC...

Jul 1, 2016 7:55 pm

UFC heavyweight fails USADA drug test, won’t be provisionally suspended

News surfaced Friday evening that UFC heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk had failed a USADA-administered out-of-competition drug test and been notified of a potential anti-doping policy violation according to MMAFighting. Omielanczuk tested positive for meldonium, which is on the WADA banned substance list as of January 1st. The strange part of Omielanczuk’s case is that he won’t...

Jul 1, 2016 1:36 pm

VIDEO | Two guys take a punch from Kimbo Slice for money

Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice will forever be remembered in the hearts of his family, friends, and fans. Slice, who shockingly passed away at the age of 42 in June will forever live on the Internet, where his popularity grew immensely from his backyard bare knuckle fights. In this Flashback clip, we take...

Jul 1, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier shows off striking combinations for Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier will face the toughest test of his MMA career on July 9th when he enters the Octagon to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 200 for a highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. Cormier lost the pair’s first meeting in 2015 via unanimous decision, however rebounded to...

Jul 1, 2016 12:07 pm

Ariel Helwani makes fantastic suggestion for UFC 200 with roster of commentators

UFC 200 is a historical card for the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world. The stacked card has some of the UFC’s biggest stars, two UFC championship world title fights, a UFC interim title fight, along with the return of WWE superstar and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. With the momentous card,...

Jul 1, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar can’t help but to laugh at Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones, Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt were a part of a UFC 200 media conference call on Thursday and things got heated as usual between Cormier and Jones. With Jones coming in as the UFC interim light heavyweight champion going up against the champion Cormier, nothing has changed in their rivalry since...

Jul 1, 2016 11:04 am

PHOTO | UFC Octagon girl Vanessa Hanson goes topless ‘for work’

The UFC Octagon Girls are the beauties opposite to the killer athletes that clash in competition. Former Strikeforce ring girl turned UFC Octagon Girl Vanessa Hanson has turned many heads since joining the UFC and continues to do so with her stunning looks. Hanson made some time to put up a hot photo for her...

Jul 1, 2016 10:40 am

Frankie Edgar: Conor McGregor “should have to defend” championship

After winning the UFC featherweight championship by knocking out Jose Aldo in the main event of UFC 194, Conor McGregor opted to go up to lightweight to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title at UFC 196. Ultimately, dos Anjos was forced to withdraw from the fight with a broken foot, and was replaced...

Jul 1, 2016 10:28 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Mike Tyson showily spar one another

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is known for his crafty striking ability. How would the 6’4 mixed martial artist do against the former heavyweight boxing champion of the world Mike Tyson? Tyson, who celebrated his 50th birthday on Thursday, and Jones met for a quick showdown on the streets a while back in...

Jul 1, 2016 10:12 am

Fabio Maldonado nothing but respectful in wake of Fedor Emelianenko fight

Last month, Fabio Maldonado and Fedor Emelianenko squared off in a highly anticipated heavyweight showdown in the main event of EFN 50 in Russia. In the first round, Maldonado rocked Emelianenko for almost the entire round, nearly finishing the MMA legend. While the fight arguably could have been stopped, the referee allowed the fight to...

Jul 1, 2016 9:55 am

Roy Nelson wants to “be the Donald Cerrone of the heavyweight division”

While Roy Nelson is currently slated to fight Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis on July 7th in a co-main event scrap, Nelson can’t help but wish he could fight more frequently. After a 12 year professional career, and 16 fights under the UFC banner at the age of 40, Nelson is one of the most...

Jul 1, 2016 9:42 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping predicts Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

At UFC 200, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated UFC return after nearly 5 years away from the Octagon. Lesnar will fight heavyweight legend Mark Hunt in the co-main event of the historic event. On the heels of his UFC 199 knockout win over Luke Rockhold, Michael Bisping gave his thoughts on Lesnar’s UFC...

Jul 1, 2016 9:23 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is a “middle-aged man at 28 years old”

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were initially slated to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 197 on April 23rd in what was Jones’ first fight back in the Octagon since being stripped of his light heavyweight championship. Cormier pulled out of the fight with a knee injury, and was ultimately replaced by Ovince St-Preux...

Jul 1, 2016 9:04 am

Michael Bisping blasts “little b***h” Georges St-Pierre

Back in early June, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Since then, Bisping has found himself being called out by nearly the entire middleweight division. In addition, Bisping revealed that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had contacted his team about a...

Jun 30, 2016 10:02 pm

Daniel Cormier on Jon Jones rivalry: “I would not change a thing”

While Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s rivalry is certainly alive and well ahead of their UFC 200 rematch on July 9th, both men have toned down the trash talk to an extent. This week Jones even went as far as to call his rivalry with Cormier “childish”. During the UFC 200 media call, Cormier was...

Jun 30, 2016 9:42 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200: Jose Aldo – Focused and Determined

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently coming off the first loss of his UFC career at the hands of Conor McGregor back in December. In addition to the loss being the first of his UFC career, Aldo lost his UFC featherweight championship in the fight, something he is obsessed with reclaiming. Ahead of...