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Aug 22, 2017 6:17 pm

MMA community reacts to news of Jon Jones’ failed drug test

It sucks, but it’s true. Jon Jones failed a drug test in the buildup to UFC 214, and all signs point to his being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title in the coming hours. “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Jon Jones of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation...

Aug 11, 2017 5:04 pm

Conor McGregor explains why he passed on working with Vasyl Lomachenko

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor hosted his media workout earlier this evening in Las Vegas, Nevada. The brash Irish star showed up to the UFC Performance Institute in style rocking a Versace Robe that would have even wrestling legend Rick Flair glowing with envy. WE ARE LIVE!! 🎥 https://t.co/D30I2PNmJD @TheNotoriousMMA Open Workout pic.twitter.com/mMuSaPjW0m — UFC...

Aug 3, 2017 11:58 am

Mike Perry on Thiago Alves: “I hope he does miss weight!”

On September 16, when the UFC touches down in Pittsburgh, PA, ever entertaining welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry will step onto the canvas with former welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves. Alves, of course, has long stood out as one of the welterweight division’s most exciting – and dangerous  – fighters. The one knock against the Brazilian star, however,...

Jul 18, 2017 5:51 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at “limp d*ck” Jon Jones, war of words ensues

Over the weekend, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones blasted his UFC 214 opponent, reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, with some pretty significant trash talk. This bit of trash talk served as the spark for yet another fiery social media exchange between the two, which occurred on both Twitter and Instagram. See their...

Jul 11, 2017 2:52 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather square off in Los Angeles

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather square off in Los Angeles UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor (21-3 MMA) will take his talents to the boxing ring on August 26 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas where he will square off with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather (49-0 Boxing). The first press conference for...

Jun 28, 2017 12:11 pm

VIDEO | Kevin Lee chats with Tyron Woodley about fighting on pooped Octagon canvas

You may have missed it, but there was an accident that happened in the Octagon on Sunday at UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma. In one of the most exciting fights on the main card between Felice Herrig and Justine Kish, Kish defecated while fighting off a near fight-ending submission attempt from Herrig. Brown stains...

Jun 28, 2017 11:20 am

Michael Bisping says referees need to be held accountable for poor decisions

This Sunday in Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated grudge match. The fight didn’t make it out of the first round, as Lee picked up an impressive submission win over Chiesa. Unfortunately for everyone involved, the fight was stopped before Chiesa physically tapped, with referee Mario...

Jun 16, 2017 2:32 pm

MMA community sends support to Matt Hughes following car accident

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes had been involved in a horrific car accident that saw him airlifted to a hospital after his car was struck by a moving train near his hometown. While details on the situation remained scarce, UFC President Dana White revealed that Hughes was in...

May 24, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Matt Serra teaches Neil deGrasse Tyson the kimura

https://www.facebook.com/UFC/videos/10155167753916276/ Recently, famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson made an appearance on UFC Unfiltered, where he was interviewed by Matt Serra and Jim Norton as part of the podcast. Interestingly enough, at some point, deGrasse Tyson decided to drop some knowledge on Matt Serra as he showed the former UFC welterweight champion some moves he learned...

May 23, 2017 11:14 am

VIDEO | Michael Johnson & Michael Chandler throwing heat during sparring

UFC lightweight Michael Johnson is likely in a ‘must win’ situation for his next fight. Although Johnson is ranked at #6 on the UFC’s official rankings, in a stacked lightweight division, he could very well find his ranking dropping if he loses his next fight. While Johnson is one of the most explosive fighters in...

May 13, 2017 10:17 pm

Pros react to the controversial finish between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier

Pros react to the controversial finish between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier In the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 211 prelims, former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez took on perennial division contender Dustin Poirier. “The Diamond” appeared to get the better of Alvarez in the fights opening round, using his range to keep the distance and...

May 12, 2017 8:26 am

Georges St-Pierre responds to Dana White cancelling fight

Early in 2017, UFC President Dana White revealed that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown with middleweight champion Michael Bisping. While no date was given for the bout, the pair had a press conference in early 2017 to hype the fight. Ultimately, Bisping issued...

May 9, 2017 11:59 am

Fans take Conor McGregor’s baby to meme land and it’s hilarious

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor stated after winning the lightweight title against Eddie Alvarez back in November of last year that he would be taking time off from fighting for the birth of his first child. McGregor said that fight camps wear on his girlfriend Dee Devlin and that he didn’t want her to...

May 8, 2017 7:13 am

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell breaks his silence on possible comeback fight

Late last month, former UFC light heavyweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Chuck Liddell burst back into the headlines. It began when Liddell posted a picture to Instagram, which showed him in ridiculous shape – maybe the best shape he’s ever been in. It continued when, after ample discussion about a possible comeback, Liddell’s long...

Apr 17, 2017 11:33 am

Daniel Cormier agrees to fight Jimi Manuwa during heated twitter beef

There’s a UFC light heavyweight title fight brewing between the champion, Daniel Cormier and Jimi Manuwa, the current #3 UFC ranked fighter at 205-pounds. Cormier and Manuwa went at it on Twitter on Monday in another battle of words. Manuwa: @dc_mma take the fight Daniel. @dc_mma take the fight Daniel. — JIMI MANUWA (@POSTERBOYJM) April...

Apr 12, 2017 10:37 am

Charles Oliveira suspended by NYSAC

In a shocking move, Charles Oliveira has been suspended by the New York State Athletic Commission for his celebration following his first round submission win over Will Brooks. After winning the fight, Oliveira celebrated as many fighters do, by jumping the cage. That didn’t sit too well with the New York State Athletic Commission, who...

Apr 8, 2017 1:03 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Johnson discusses Daniel Cormier’s weigh-in, weight cut & more

While UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier weighed in overweight for his highly anticipated UFC 210 showdown with UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier yesterday, Cormier actually weighed-in overweight for the fight. The champ stepped on the scale at 206.2 pounds, and was forced to weigh in again moments later, where he used the privacy...

Apr 5, 2017 8:16 am

PHOTO | Robbie Lawler links up with WWE star John Cena

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler is known for his frenzied and ferocious fighting style. The former champ is also known for an extremely stoic personality outside the cage. He’s quiet. He never talks trash. He rarely smiles. Apparently, however, Lawler is in fact capable of smiling. All it takes to get an ear-to-ear grin...

Mar 12, 2017 6:34 am

MMA community reacts to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s stoppage of Gian Villante

Last night, the UFC touched down in sun soaked Fortaleza, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 106. This card was a stacked one as far as Fight Nights go. In the evening’s middleweight main event, we saw former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum maul former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort to a first-round TKO win. Other highlights...

Mar 12, 2017 5:58 am

MMA community reacts to Kelvin Gastelum’s destruction of Vitor Belfort

Last night, the UFC touched down in sunny Fortaleza, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 106. This card was a stacked one as far as Fight Nights go. On the undercard, we saw some nice wins from talent like Kevin Lee, Joe Soto and Sergio Moraes, as well as the final fight of “The People’s Warrior”...

Mar 1, 2017 11:12 am

Dana White on Misha Cirkunov: ‘We got a deal done’

Many fans were blown away when Dana White announced that light heavyweight prospect Misha Cirkunov was let go by the UFC. With a 13-2 professional record and going 4-0 in the UFC with all of his UFC wins being finishes, fans were left scratching their head on how the promotion could let go of such...

Feb 26, 2017 12:35 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father claims his son will retire from the sport of MMA very soon

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father believes his son will retire from the sport of mixed martial arts sometime next year. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, Khabib’s father and longtime coach, spoke to Russian tabloid Life.ru at Ramzan Kadyrov’s WFCA 34 event in Moscow where he revealed the following (via Bloody Elbow): “I dont want to upset any fans but Khabib...

Feb 25, 2017 10:23 am

Ben Askren breaks down the grappling of Khabib Nurmagomedov

It’s no secret that UFC lightweight #1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov possesses some of the most dominant wrestling, and lethal ground and pound in the entire sport of MMA. In addition to holding the UFC record for most takedowns landed in a fight, Nurmagomedov is one of the few men in the UFC with an undefeated...