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Sep 21, 2016 8:02 am

Tyron Woodley: ‘I just need some respect on my name!’

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has been given a lot of heat ever since being crowned the king of 170 pound divison. Woodley has stated that he has dealt with a lot of criticism, negativity, and racism after he knocked out Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 in July. On his Tuesday podcast of “The Morning...

Sep 19, 2016 3:30 pm

Thiago Alves is back on UFC 205

Thiago Alves is back on UFC 205 according to ‘The Pitbull’ himself. Alves tweeted that he had a replacement following Al Iaquinta pulling out after a contract dispute, and sources are saying it’s none other than Jim Miller. MMA insider Dizz followed up on Alves’ tweet on Monday with news of Miller stepping in to face...

Sep 16, 2016 5:22 pm

Thiago Alves vs. Al Iaquinta scratched from UFC 205

While UFC 205 is still quite a ways away, the event has already experienced two fallouts in regards to scheduled matchups. The first was Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone, which was the first fight announced for the event. Almost immediately after the bout was announced, former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler pulled out of the fight,...


Sep 14, 2016 11:57 am

Nick Diaz still hasn’t paid NSAC fine, suspension upheld

Nick Diaz still hasn’t paid off his fines from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, so don’t expect him to fight until he does. Bob Bennett, the executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, spoke with Damon Martin of FOX Sports and discussed the matter of Diaz’s suspension status and the financial matters holding him...

Sep 8, 2016 9:54 am

Tyron Woodley’s plan for Demian Maia’s Jiu-Jitsu: “I’mma bite him”

Earlier this month, #3 ranked welterweight Demian Maia stepped into the Octagon to fight former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit in a highly anticipated showdown of welterweights with different styles. While Condit hoped to keep the fight standing and get a TKO win, Maia was able to take the fight to the ground and submit...

Sep 6, 2016 7:54 pm

Thiago Alves vs Al Iaquinta scheduled for UFC 205 in NYC

Al Iaquinta is the second high-profile New Yorker to finally get a fight in his hometown. Amid rumors of fellow Long Islander Chris Weidman taking on Yoel Romero at UFC 205 in Madison Square Garden, MMA Fighting reported on late Tuesday that Iaquinta is now set to fight on the card as well, against former...

Sep 5, 2016 7:32 am

Stephen Thompson Explains Why He Deserves the Title Shot Over Demian Maia

In the main event of UFC on Fox 21, UFC welterweight Demian Maia dazzled with a first-round submission of long-time contender Carlos Condit. The win extended the Brazilian’s streak to six, and under slightly different conditions, probably would have catapulted him directly into a title fight with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Unfortunately for Maia, the...

Sep 2, 2016 1:18 pm

Georges St-Pierre explains roadblock in UFC negotiations

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre appears to be closer than ever before to returning to the UFC. While UFC President Dana White has remained adamant that he believes the former welterweight kingpin will not return to the Octagon because he no longer has the desire to compete with the UFC’s best, St-Pierre revealed Wednesday...

Aug 28, 2016 3:52 pm

UFC on FOX 21 Reebok Fighter Pay: VanZant and 10 others take home $2,500

UFC on FOX 21 took place last night in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The event was headlined by a key welterweight fight that saw Demain Maia submit Carlos Condit in the very first-round. In the evening’s co-main event, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis was successful in his featherweight debut scoring a third-round submission victory over Charles...

Aug 28, 2016 2:27 pm

Tyron Woodley details which fights he thinks should be next in the UFC’s welterweight division

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is eyeing a “big money fight” for his first title defense which is expected to take place later this year. “The Chosen One” has expressed interest in fighting either former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre or former Strikeforce welterweight title holder Nick Diaz in recent weeks. UFC president Dana White...

Aug 28, 2016 11:40 am

UFC on FOX 21 Bonus Report

UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, the UFC handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC on FOX 21’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus –...

Aug 1, 2016 2:11 pm

POLL | Who should Tyron Woodley fight in his first title defense?

[poll id=”20″] Tyron Woodley realized his dream at UFC 201 this past Saturday night in Atlanta, when he defeated Robbie Lawler via first-round KO to claim the UFC’s welterweight championship. Since claiming the title at UFC 201 many MMA fans and analysts have been debating who Woodley should fight in his first UFC title defense....

Jul 31, 2016 10:36 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley and Robbie Lawler Post-Fight Octagon Interviews

Tyron Woodley became the UFC welterweight champion at last night’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta by knocking out Robbie Lawler in the very first-round of their main event title fight. “The Chosen One” has now won three fights in a row and four of his last five overall. Meanwhile, the loss put an end to...

Jul 28, 2016 12:36 pm

GIF | Psychotic-looking Robbie Lawler laughs after getting punched in the face

The man who took the win in the UFC’s 2015 Fight of the Year may already have secured the same award for 2016. UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has been in some brutally exciting fights as the reigning champion of the 170-pound division. His second fight with Rory MacDonald in 2015 and fight with Carlos...

Jul 28, 2016 10:38 am

Robbie Lawler not concerned with potential Georges St-Pierre return

Ahead of UFC 201 on Saturday, where Robbie Lawler will look to once again defend his welterweight star against Tyron Woodley, the talk of a potential Georges St-Pierre return to MMA can’t be ignored. With the list of welterweight title contenders being a rather lengthy one, Georges St-Pierre returning to the UFC would likely mean...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 23, 2016 11:32 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones still looking shredded despite layoff

While Jon Jones may be provisionally suspended until his NSAC hearing later this year, the pound for pound kingpin has continued to train at the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. Jones, who was slated to fight Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200 earlier this year, is still looking in fight...

Jul 22, 2016 11:19 am

VIDEO | UFC 201: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley (extended preview)

With just over a week to go until UFC 201, where Robbie Lawler will look to once again defend his welterweight championship as he faces Tyron Woodley, take a look at the extended preview for the event. Lawler enters the bout on a 5-fight win streak, that has seen him defend his welterweight championship against...

Jun 29, 2016 9:01 am

Neil Magny vs. Dong Hyun Kim set for UFC 202

The UFC 202 card is shaping up, and looks absolutely stacked! The event, which goes down August 20th, features a headlining bout between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, as well as a co-main event bout between Anthony Johnson & Glover Teixeira. In addition, Carlos Condit will fight Demian Maia, and Donald Cerrone will fight Rick...

Jun 18, 2016 8:32 am

Fabio Maldonado reflects on fight with Fedor Emelianenko

Friday afternoon, Fabio Maldonado and Fedor Emelianenko squared off in the main event of EFN 50. Maldonado survived an early onslaught from Emelianenko, before firing back with some heavy offense of his own. Maldonado dropped, and nearly finished The Last Emperor, who managed to survive the 1st round, and win the next 2 en route...

Jun 14, 2016 11:18 am

Fighter takes on a new career after USADA suspension, all due to a tainted supplement

There have been a couple of cases recently where fighters have popped for banned subtances due to tainted supplements. UFC welterweight Tim means was just given a six-month suspension after coming to an agreement with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after they determined that one of Means’ supplements was, in fact, tainted. Means was facing...