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Jul 22, 2016 11:39 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ main event preview

Saturday afternoon in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will hold it’s 20th event on Fox. In the main event, Holly Holm will square off against Valentina Shevchenko in a pivotal women’s bantamweight matchup. Also on the main card, top ranked lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza will square off in the co-main event. The fight will...

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...

Jul 22, 2016 10:50 am

VIDEO | UFC 202: Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor 2 “At Last” Promo

Here is an interesting promotional take on the rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. This promotional video was cut to the narration of HBO’s “Mayweather/Pacquiao: At Last” episode. In the edit, McGregor is placed in the spot of Manny Pacquiao and Nate Diaz in for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Although some parts to the narration...

Jul 22, 2016 10:28 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk throws out first pitch at Chicago White Sox Game

Hey @WhiteSox – if you guys ever need help with the rotation, we know someone 😉. @JoannaMMA w/ the wind up & pitch! pic.twitter.com/qOM4vo87q1 — #UFCChicago (@ufc) July 22, 2016 Fresh off of her unanimous decision win over Claudia Gadelha, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk was in attendance in Chicago for the Chicago White...


Jul 22, 2016 10:22 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 official weigh-ins

UFC on FOX 20 takes place on Saturday in Chicago, Illinois. In the main event of the evening, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Holm is looking to bounce back from her title fight loss to Miesha Tate while Shevchenko is also coming off a loss to the new women’s...

Jul 22, 2016 9:26 am

George Sullivan reacts to being pulled from ‘UFC Chicago’ 2 days before event

Thursday afternoon, it was announced that George Sullivan had been pulled from his ‘UFC on FOX 20’ scrap against Hector Urbina due to a “potential compliance issue” with USADA. The UFC released a statement on the situation, revealing that Sullivan was pulled after voluntarily disclosing the list of supplements he took, one of which apparently...

Jul 22, 2016 9:09 am

Holly Holm feeling the pressure ahead of UFC on FOX 20?

Saturday evening in Chicago, Illinois, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will look to bounce back from her UFC 196 loss to Miesha Tate as she fights Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of the televised card. The fight will be Holm’s first since losing the title back in March, and one she hopes...

Jul 22, 2016 8:59 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s extravagant birthday party

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been building up his brand by giving fans an inside look at ‘The Mac Life’. Earlier this month, the champ celebrated his 29th birthday. Video surfaced of a blindfolded McGregor hitting a piñata, and the champ surrounded by his family & friends for birthday cake. Now, you can get...

Jul 22, 2016 8:49 am

Eddie Alvarez fires back at Khabib Nurmagomedov

Since Eddie Alvarez knocked out Rafael dos Anjos earlier this month to win the UFC lightweight championship, the MMA veteran has had a target on his back. While Alvarez would like to fight the winner of UFC 202’s Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor fight, #1 ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has his eyes set on a...

Jul 22, 2016 8:42 am

#FBF | Brock Lesnar storms out of interview when asked about steroids

Earlier this month at UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made his successful return to the Octagon as he defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision, utilizing his wrestling to control the fight. Following the fight, it was announced that Lesnar had failed an out-of-competition drug test back in June, and also failed a...

Jul 22, 2016 8:28 am

Eddie Alvarez names next ideal opponent

Eddie Alvarez wasn’t the UFC lightweight champion for more than 48 hours when he asked Dana White and the UFC for an “easier fight”. Alvarez’ desired opponent? UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who is currently slated to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on August 20th. Now, ahead of that fight,...

Jul 21, 2016 10:22 pm

New details emerge regarding Chad Mendes failed drug test

This week it was announced that top ranked UFC featherweight Chad Mendes had been suspended 2 years following a failed drug test back in May. While many were taken aback by Mendes’ failed drug test, a source close to the situation revealed to BloodyElbow that Mendes failed the drug test for GHRP-6, a substance which...

Jul 21, 2016 10:02 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov taunts newly crowned champ Eddie Alvarez

On July 7th, MMA veteran Eddie Alvarez finally got his shot at UFC gold. The former Bellator lightweight champion seized the moment, knocking out Rafael dos Anjos in the 1st round of their fight. Now, lightweight #1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken to Twitter in an attempt to claim a lightweight title shot against the...

Jul 21, 2016 3:38 pm

Jose Aldo clarifies comments about spies in Frankie Edgar’s locker room

At UFC 200, Jose Aldo claimed the interim featherweight championship as he defeated Frankie Edgar via unanimous decision on the main card of the historic event. While Aldo’s win was an extremely impressive one, the former featherweight kingpin drew criticism when he claimed that he had a spy in Frankie Edgar’s locker room who revealed...

Jul 21, 2016 12:58 pm

PHOTO | Is Felice Herrig’s weight cut ahead of UFC on FOX 20 concerning?

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig is set to take on Kailin Curran at UFC on FOX 20 this Saturday night in Chicago, Illinois. Leading up to the fight, Herrig has been cutting weight to make the strawweight limit of 115 pounds. Herrig posted a photo of herself to social media and said in the caption, “1...

Jul 21, 2016 12:56 pm

Dana White fires back at “dirtbag” Bob Arum

In the wake of the UFC being sold for $4 billion, Top Rank Boxing CEO Bob Arum decided to take the opportunity to criticize the UFC and it’s fighters for a string of failed drug tests. Prior to the event, Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation, and after...

Jul 21, 2016 12:34 pm

Chael Sonnen to return to the UFC? Recently tested by USADA

Former title contender Chael Sonnen tested positive for multiple performance-enhancing drug violations back in 2014 and was suspended for two years from competition. Now that Sonnen’s two-year suspension from competition will be up this Saturday, it surely looks like the current MMA analyst for ESPN may be looking to have another go in the Octagon....

Jul 21, 2016 11:30 am

Jose Aldo contemplates Conor McGregor never returning to featherweight

Since Conor McGregor captured the featherweight championship back in December from Jose Aldo, there has been much speculation as to when, or if, he would return to the featherweight division to defend his belt. Following the win, McGregor quickly signed to fight Rafael dos Anjos in a lightweight title fight at UFC 196. Unfortunately, dos...

Jul 21, 2016 11:21 am

Evangelista Santos to use gofundme donations to give back to his Brazilian community

When an x-ray revealed that Michael Page fractured Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos’ skull with a vicious flying knee at Bellator 158 over the weekend, the news spread fast. Santos’ ex-wife, Cris “Cyborg” Justino immediately set up a gofundme fundraiser to help with medical bills needed for the insane injury suffered in the MMA fight. However, Bellator...

Jul 21, 2016 10:40 am

VIDEO | FIGHT PASS TWENTY/20: Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 1 preview

Remember VH1’s “Pop Up Video” show? Take a look at the UFC’s eye-opening “FIGHT PASS TWENTY/20: McGregor vs Diaz 1 Preview” video that is reminiscent of the classic VH1 program. The UFC highlights the first fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz at UFC 196 and brings in interesting facts throughout the preview video. Did...

Jul 21, 2016 9:46 am

Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor II “highly likely” for Madison Square Garden

It’s been 7 months since Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds to claim the UFC featherweight championship in the main event of UFC 194. Since then, McGregor went up to welterweight to fight Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196. In addition, the UFC also booked a rematch between...

Jul 21, 2016 9:33 am

Frankie Edgar eyeing MSG return at UFC 205

At UFC 200 earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has his 5-fight win streak snapped at the hands of former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. Aldo stuffed Edgar’s takedowns, and used his reach to pick Edgar apart while avoiding the strikes of Edgar. Interestingly enough, Aldo revealed this week that he had spies...

Jul 21, 2016 9:04 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor celebrates his birthday at the ‘Mac Mansion’

On July 14th, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor celebrated his 28th birthday. The champ is currently residing in Las Vegas for training ahead of his UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz on August 20th. A previously released video showed McGregor attempting to hit a piñata while blindfolded, however in the video above, you can see...

Jul 21, 2016 8:48 am

UFC co-founder: Bellator stars are the guys I started with 20 years ago

While the UFC undoubtably is the largest MMA promotion in the United States, if not the world, Bellator MMA has continued to grow in popularity among MMA fans. The promotion recently just held its Bellator 158 event in London, and is already preparing to hold their Bellator 159 event this Friday. On the heels of...