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Aug 1, 2017 9:48 am

Jon Jones manager not concerned with rift between Jones and Dana White

Prior to Jon Jones’ triumphant return to the Octagon this past Saturday in the main event of UFC 214, it was revealed that Jones and UFC President Dana White hadn’t talked since UFC 200, when Jones was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation just 48 hours before the fight was scheduled...

Aug 1, 2017 8:49 am

Daniel Cormier predicted Jon Jones left head kick in 2014

In 2014, prior to Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones’ first meeting inside the Octagon, the pair both appeared onstage together at a press conference for the ‘tickets on sale’ event prior to the fight. During the course of the press conference, Jones declared that he had been able to pick out some rather glaring tendencies...

Aug 1, 2017 8:11 am

Coach details how Jon Jones could defeat Brock Lesnar

Over the weekend, in the main event of UFC 214, light heavyweight legend Jon Jones reclaimed the divisional title with a third-round knockout of his arch rival, Daniel Cormier. In the buildup to and fallout of this fight, the new champ generated dozens of headlines by calling for a fight with former UFC heavyweight champ...

Aug 1, 2017 5:57 am

Alexey Oleynik calls out Mark Hunt, Hunt shuts him down and calls out another opponent

On July 8, on the undercard of the anticipated UFC 213, Russian-Ukrainian heavyweight Alexey Oleynik built on the momentum of his dazzling, Ezekiel choke defeat of Viktor Pesta with a slick rear-naked choke defeat of former contender Travis Browne. With this impressive win, Oleynik set himself up for more big opportunities inside the heavyweight top-10,...

Jul 31, 2017 2:14 pm

Paulie Malignaggi says he now respects Conor McGregor

Paulie Malignaggi has a new found respect for UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor after getting some time in the gym with the Irish superstar. Malignaggi was brought into McGregor’s camp for sparring and the former boxing champion also got to see “The Notorious” and his work ethic in the gym, which Malignaggi says changed his...

Jul 31, 2017 1:56 pm

Volkan Oezdemir calls out Alexander Gustafsson to crown ‘the real king of Europe’

Volkan Oezdemir has made a very clear statement to the UFC light heavyweight division with his last two impressive performances in the Octagon. Oezdemir holds a 15-1 professional MMA record and has only had three fights in the UFC, making his UFC debut against Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night 104 back in February....

Jul 31, 2017 11:48 am

Jon Jones manager: We want the Brock Lesnar fight

Over the weekend, Jon Jones reclaimed the UFC light heavyweight title by knocking out his arch rival, Daniel Cormier. In the buildup to and fallout of this fight, Jones generated a tidal wave of headlines by expressing interest in a blockbuster super fight with former UFC heavyweight champion and long-time WWE star Brock Lesnar. On...

Jul 31, 2017 8:52 am

Referee Big John McCarthy responds to Daniel Cormier’s post-fight statement

Last Saturday, Daniel Cormier’s reign as UFC light heavyweight champion came to a crashing halt, as he was put down by a third-round head-kick dealt by his rival Jon Jones. Some 24 hours later, Cormier released a statement on his Instagram account, during which he congratulated Jones, and apologized to referee John McCarthy for initially...

Jul 31, 2017 8:08 am

Coach Duke Roufus drops hint about CM Punk’s next fight

Duke Roufus serves as the coach of several of the UFC’s top fighters, from UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley, who defeated Demian Maia over the weekend, to UFC flyweight contender Sergio Pettis, who takes on Brandon Moreno in the main event of UFC Fight Night 114 this weekend. Roufus also serves as the head MMA...

Jul 31, 2017 7:44 am

VIDEO | Former UFC commentator Mike Goldberg has a classic reaction to Jon Jones’ UFC 214 win

@JonnyBones Only loss by DQ, he’s got my vote for GOAT, slight edge over @SpiderAnderson congratulations! pic.twitter.com/F1EWVbvg0Q — Mike Goldberg (@GoldieOnTV) July 30, 2017 On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in beautiful Anaheim, California with the the ridiculously stacked UFC 214. This blockbuster card was headlined by a light heavyweight title showdown between reigning...

Jul 31, 2017 6:29 am

VIDEO | Listen to Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s corners during the end of their fight

Corner audio of both teams during Jon Jones’ knockout over Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 pic.twitter.com/ILqIQulqIx — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) July 31, 2017 On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in sunny Anaheim, California with the stacked UFC 214. This unforgettable card was topped by a light heavyweight title grudge match between reigning champ Daniel...

Jul 31, 2017 6:02 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier hinted at Jon Jones’ head-kick knockout three years ago

Wow. Daniel Cormier eerily predicted the result of last night’s main event three years ago pic.twitter.com/FfFG6Vp1W3 — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) July 31, 2017 On Saturday night, Daniel Cormier attempted to defend the UFC light heavyweight title against his fiercest rival and the only man he’s ever lost to, Jon Jones. While Cormier had some success...

Jul 30, 2017 6:17 pm

Demian Maia discusses his future after loss to Tyron Woodley

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 214, Brazilian jiu jitsu wizard Demian Maia finally got his long-awaited welterweight title shot. His chance came against talented champion Tyron Woodley. Unfortunately for Maia and his many fans, Woodley was simply the better man on fight night. Of the 21 takedowns Maia attempted, not one...

Jul 30, 2017 6:07 pm

UFC salaries: Daniel Cormier pockets $1 million in loss to Jon Jones

Last night, in the main event of UFC 214, Daniel Cormier attempted to defend the UFC light heavyweight title opposite Jon Jones, his fiercest rival and the only man he’s lost to. Unfortunately, things didn’t go the way Cormier planned, as he was smashed with a third-round head-kick and polished off by a swarm of...

Jul 30, 2017 4:30 pm

Jimi Manuwa issues statement after quick KO loss to Volkan Oezdemir

On Saturday night, in the first bout of the stacked UFC 214 main card, British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa stepped onto the canvas with rapidly rising Swiss contender Volkan Oezdemir. The winner of this fight, it seemed, would become the next man in line for the winner of Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones light heavyweight...

Jul 30, 2017 4:00 pm

After KO of Manuwa, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson praises Volkan Oezdemir: he made me look bad

Last night, in the first bout of the stacked UFC 214 main card, Switzerland’s Volkan Oezdemir stepped onto the canvas with British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa in perceived light heavyweight number-one-contender fight. Though Oezdemir entered this fight as noteworthy underdog, he passed his test with flying colors, mauling his accomplished foe to a first-round knockout...

Jul 30, 2017 3:37 pm

Cris Cyborg sets her sights on Holly Holm, Dana White comments on possible fight

Cris Cyborg is finally a UFC champion. After years of waiting, the Brazilian bomber got her chance to fight for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight title opposite Tonya Evinger in one of three title fights on Saturday’s UFC 214 bill. Cyborg won her title with a third-round TKO. From here, it’s difficult to say what...

Jul 30, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Worrisome footage of a dazed Daniel Cormier after his knockout loss to Jon Jones

Last night, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones finally stepped into the cage for their long-awaited rematch. Though Cormier started strong – arguably winning the early portions of the fight – he was cracked in the third by a monstrous...

Jul 30, 2017 1:21 pm

Tyron Woodley issues statement after Maia win, admits to mid-fight shoulder injury

Last night, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 214, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley attempted his third title defense against Brazilian jiu jitsu wizard Demian Maia. Though the fight was an undeniably slow one, Woodley successfully defended his welterweight crown, stopping all 21 of Maia’s attempted takedowns en route to a unanimous decision...

Jul 29, 2017 1:28 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier 2 ‘EA Sports UFC’ simulation

Tonight, in the main event of UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon against former light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones in a highly anticipated rematch for the 205 pound strap. In the pair’s first meeting, Jones looked to defend his title for the eight time against his rival at...

Jul 29, 2017 11:56 am

Important UFC 214 preliminary card viewing information

Saturday night, the UFC will host the highly anticipated UFC 214 card. While the main card will air on pay-per view as usual, the preliminary card will not be aired on Fox Sports 1 as fight fans have become accustomed to. Instead, the preliminary card will air on FXX, a channel fight fans may not...

Jul 29, 2017 11:16 am

VIDEO | Matthew Kline Kader heading overseas to challenge another UFC champion

👉🏼**FULL video link in BIO***👈🏼 _ On December 9, 2017 Matthew Kline Kader is gonna invade Dublin Ireland and is gonna knockout Conor McGregor. What's my beef with Conor? 1. I asked you guys who you want me to fight. 2. Conor embarrassed all the real men around the world by sitting there in front...

Jul 29, 2017 10:13 am

Hawaii senator aiming to bring UFC to Hawaii in 2018

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway holds his ties to his home state of Hawaii very dear. At the end of 2016, the young contender defeated former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis to capture the interim UFC featherweight championship. This of course meant Holloway had secured himself a title fight with featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Last...