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Mar 15, 2016 11:39 am

Junior Dos Santos’ bold analysis of Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic

Fabricio Werdum has been on a tear since returning to the UFC back in 2012. ‘Vai Calvao’ has gone 6-0 over the last 4 years since returning to the Octagon, capturing the UFC heavyweight championship in the process. Werdum has looked dominant over the course of the 6 wins, submitting Antonio Nogueira, dominating Travis Browne...

Mar 1, 2016 8:21 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold hints at light heavyweight run after Daniel Cormier retires?

It’s no secret that teammates Luke Rockhold, Daniel Cormier, and Cain Velasquez are three of the best fighters in the UFC at heavier weight classes. The trio are often seen together at UFC events, cornering one another and also supporting from the crowd. In the video above you can see UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold...

Feb 25, 2016 5:41 am

Joe Rogan: Wonderboy vs. Rory MacDonald up next

In early February Stephen Thompson squared off against Johny Hendricks in the main event of what was supposed to be UFC 196. After Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez both withdrew from the main event spot the UFC promoted the co-main event bout between Hendricks and Thompson to the main event. Ultimately, ‘Wonderboy’ scored an incredible...

Feb 5, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson was unaware fight with Johny Hendricks was 5 rounds

When Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson signed the initial contract to fight Johny Hendricks at UFC 196 the fight was scheduled for 3 rounds and was to serve as the co-main event. Last month Cain Velasquez withdrew from his main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum due to a back injury. The UFC replaced Velasquez with Stipe Miocic,...


Feb 5, 2016 7:55 am

Fabricio Werdum reveals shocking detail about his UFC 188 fight

Fabricio Werdum has found himself being criticized quite a bit recently after withdrawing from his UFC 196 scrap with fill-in opponent Stipe Miocic. Miocic was offered the fight after Cain Velasquez withdrew from the bout due to a back injury. Shortly after Miocic accepted the fight however, Werdum withdrew from the bout with a back...

Feb 4, 2016 9:05 am

Freddie Roach breaks down Conor McGregor’s 13 second KO win

Back at UFC 194 Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds. The win was not only the biggest one of McGregor’s career, but also one of the biggest moments in combat sports history. In the wake of the bout McGregor announced that he would be moving up to lightweight to challenge Rafael...

Feb 4, 2016 8:08 am

WATCH! Fabricio Werdum talks UFC 196, timetable for return, and more!

As many know, this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ fight card on Fox Sports 1 was initially UFC 196. The event was supposed to be headlined by Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez as they compete for the UFC heavyweight championship. Ultimately however injuries forced Velasquez, and then Werdum as well, off the card....

Feb 2, 2016 12:54 pm

Heavyweight title picture: Making Moves on Fabrico Werdum’s Title

The heavyweight title picture is shaping up to be a division to focus on again. With Ben Rothwell being the big winner of last Saturdays event. Rothwell moved into the elite Top 5 heavyweights for the first time in his career and it couldn’t of come at a better time. Rothwell is riding a four...

Feb 1, 2016 10:51 am

Conor McGregor announces his induction to UFC Hall of Fame

Conor McGregor revealed some very interesting news on Monday. The UFC featherweight champion that has a historic fight scheduled against lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 on March 5 announced on Twitter that he has been placed in the UFC Hall of Fame. “The Notorious” tweeted the following message that resonated a very...

Jan 28, 2016 9:08 pm

WATCH! Dana White confirms Stipe Miocic was not offered Jon Jones title fight

After the recent debacle of the heavyweight title picture with Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum pulling out of their title fights, there was a rumor floating around the Internet. Rumblings were going on that heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic turned down a fight with former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones when Jones offered to go up...

Jan 27, 2016 9:12 pm

Werdum on UFC 196 withdrawal: “best decision of my life”

After it was announced that Cain Velasquez was out of his UFC 196 main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum, the UFC announced that Stipe Miocic would fight Werdum for the heavyweight title. Shortly after that announcement, Fabricio Werdum withdrew from the bout, also citing a back injury. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz...

Jan 27, 2016 9:05 pm

UFC 197 becomes UFC 196

UFC 196 has now been scrapped and rebranded as ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ after Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum both withdrew from their main event scrap for the heavyweight title. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz offer to fight Anthony Pettis in the main event, the UFC promoted the co-main event...

Jan 27, 2016 7:58 am

Miocic didn’t turn down fight with Jones

Last week Cain Velasquez withdrew from his UFC 196 heavyweight showdown with Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez was replaced by Stipe Miocic, however news broke shortly after that Werdum had withdrawn from the bout as well. There was a scramble for the UFC to find a replacement main event for the bout. Many on Twitter began to...

Jan 27, 2016 7:33 am

UFC 196 ClusterF**K Explained Video: Changes on Fight News Now

If you’ve been following the heavyweight title rematch between Cain Velasquez and champ Fabricio Werdum, you’re not alone if you felt like it was a roller coaster ride of emotion. First we find out on ‘manic’ Monday that Velasquez withdrew from his title bout, then we find out that Stipe Miocic is a hero saving...

Jan 26, 2016 3:09 pm

UFC 196 picks up new main event, moved to FS1

There’s been much speculation as to what the UFC would do about Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez both withdrawing from the main event of UFC 196, and it seems like we’ve got our answer. UFC President Dana White informed Yahoo Sports that the event has been moved from Pay-Per View to Fox Sports 1, and...

Jan 26, 2016 1:08 am

Stipe Miocic hints why he has no opponent for UFC 196

It has been a couple of crazy days for the UFC heavyweight division. On Sunday, UFC President Dana White announced that Cain Velasquez was forced out of his UFC 196 title fight with heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum due to an injury. Top contender Stipe Miocic was set to fill in for Velasquez for his chance...

Jan 25, 2016 2:40 pm

Fabricio Werdum OUT: UFC 196 card less a title bout

With Stipe Miocic looking like a hero for stepping up in such short notice, sources reveal that the fight in fact will not go down between Miocic and Werdum. Cain Velasquez had to call off the fight due to injury leaving Werdum less than two weeks to prepare for a different fight. Werdum reserved the...

Jan 25, 2016 10:15 am

Stat Leaders: Strikes landed – Active fighters Top 10

Striking is one of essential ingredients to an effective stand-up game. The names on the list shouldn’t be a surprise to most with the likes of the Diaz brothers landing the #2 and #4 spots respectively. With some fighters on the list out of competition for a while, it’s impressive to see their names on...

Jan 24, 2016 5:01 pm

Video Breakdown: Fabricio Werdum vs Stipe Miocic Full Fight Breakdown

With Cain Velasquez out due to a back injury,  let’s take a peak at what is in store for the main-event at UFC 196. The stars must of aligned just right for Stipe Miocic to make his way into the octagon with just 13 days until fight night.   Sometimes timing  could mean everything. Check...

Jan 22, 2016 9:14 am

Mark Hunt believes he can make a run at the heavyweight title

At 41 years old Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt is without a doubt a legend of the sport, and one of the most beloved fighters. Hunt is coming off a 1st round TKO win over ‘Bigfoot’ Silva at UFC 193, and is currently gearing up for his ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’ main event fight against Frank...

Jan 19, 2016 8:57 am

WATCH! UFC 196 extended preview

We are rapidly approaching February 6th, where Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 196. In the pair’s first meeting, Werdum shocked everyone when he ultimately submitted Velasquez in the 3rd round as Velasquez cardio began to dwindle. Get ready for the rematch between...

Jan 12, 2016 8:20 am

Stipe Miocic makes case for title shot, shuts down Overeem’s case

At UFC 195 earlier this month, Stipe Miocic fought Andrei Arlovski in a fight that many believed was a heavyweight #1 contender fight. Miocic went out and KO’d Arlovski in under a minute, and then proceeded to scream at UFC President Dana White to give him a title shot. In addition, Miocic continued to make...

Jan 9, 2016 11:04 am

Fabricio Werdum fires back at Luke Rockhold

Recently, the often soft spoken Fabricio Werdum found himself under fire from UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. The animosity from Rockhold likely stems from the fact that Werdum defeated Cain Velasquez, Rockhold’s teammate, for the UFC heavyweight championship last year. At UFC 196 on February 6th Velasquez will get the chance to reclaim his championship...

Jan 1, 2016 11:17 am

Vote for your favorites! 2016 World MMA Award nominees announced

On Thursday, the nominees for the Fighters Only 2016 World MMA Awards were announced. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at WorldMMAAwards.com. Voting is now open and will run through Friday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 12 Midnight PT. This marks the eighth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony and will take place on...

Dec 30, 2015 6:10 pm

On This Day: Alistair Overeem makes UFC debut, retires Lesnar

Dec30.2011 @AlistairOvereem makes his UFC debut, & sends Brock Lesnar into retirement with a kick to the body pic.twitter.com/nsgBiNUFEI — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) December 31, 2015 On this day 4 years ago the highly touted prospect Alistair Overeem made his UFC debut against Brock Lesnar. Overeem’s debut was in fact an emphatic one, in the very...

Dec 26, 2015 9:10 am

UFC Fighters Holiday Wishes to Fans: Compilation Video!

It’s that time of year when the fighters get many wishes from fans across the world during the holiday season.  Social media completely changed the game with fighters interacting not just with other fighters, but fans as well. From Nate Diaz, Jon “Bones” Jones,  Cain Velasquez and more!    These fighters may enjoy “giving” in...