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Feb 5, 2016 3:02 pm

WATCH! Jose Aldo back training following UFC 194 KO loss

It has been nearly two months since Jose Aldo was knocked out by Conor McGregor at UFC 194, where he lost the UFC featherweight championship. Since then McGregor booked a lightweight title fight against Rafael dos Anjos, verbally assaulted RDA at the UFC 196 press conference, and convinced UFC President Dana White to change the...

Feb 5, 2016 2:45 pm

WATCH! Georges St. Pierre hitting mitts – return imminent?

There has been much speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre would ever return to the Octagon following his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks. Recently, Tristar gym head coach Firas Zahabi stated that he believed GSP would be ready to ‘make a splash’ sooner rather than...

Feb 5, 2016 11:34 am

WATCH LOL! Mark Hunt versus Frank Mir in a UFC compliment war!

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt and Frank Mir are set to square off in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 85 in Australia. Hunt is coming off a first-round TKO over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and is looking to continue his winning ways with a tough task ahead of him with the former UFC heavyweight champion Frank...

Feb 5, 2016 10:49 am

WATCH #FBF! Daniel Cormier manhandles wrestling opponent and spanks him for good measure

Check out UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in Flashback Friday video that will give you a laugh. Cormier, a former NCAA Division 1 wrestler showcased his wrestling skills in Real Pro Wrestling before making his transition to MMA and ultimately becoming the UFC light heavyweight champion. Cormier talked about the time with Real Pro...

Feb 5, 2016 10:16 am

WATCH! Rafael dos Anjos training for fight with Conor McGregor

Rafael dos Anjos’ UFC 196 title defense against Conor McGregor is rapidly approaching. The fight will be McGregor’s first at lightweight inside the Octagon, and with a win could see McGregor put in the UFC record books as the 3rd man to hold title belts in two weight classes. Ahead of the fight McGregor has...

Feb 5, 2016 9:40 am

Benson Henderson: ‘The UFC can sit there and promise you the moon’

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has had a lot more than just fans buzzing about his choice to leave the UFC and sign to fight with Bellator MMA. Now being a former UFC fighter, current UFC veterans have been trying to get as much information from “Smooth” on how his negotiations went down from...

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 9:10 am

WATCH! Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald in EA Sports UFC 2

In July of 2015 at UFC 189 Robbie Lawler looked to make his first title defense since winning the UFC welterweight championship from Johny Hendricks. In his way however was Rory MacDonald, who had waited quite a long time to get his crack at the welterweight championship. Right from the opening bell, Lawler vs. MacDonald...

Feb 5, 2016 8:28 am

Laila Ali predicts Holly Holm will do “worse” to Ronda Rousey in rematch

Going into UFC 193 Holly Holm had the full support of the boxing community. Holm vs. Rousey was expected to be a classic style vs. style matchup that saw Rousey attempting to take the fight to the ground while Holm attempted to keep it standing. Instead Rousey came out looking to strike with Holm, which...

Feb 5, 2016 8:11 am

Free Fight: Stephen Thompson makes impressive UFC debut

This Saturday Stephen Thompson will face the toughest test of his career as he meets Johny Hendricks in the main event of ‘UFC FN: 82’. Thompson is riding an impressive 5-fight win streak into his fight with Hendricks, and a win over the former welterweight champion would certainly put him in title talks. Hendricks on...

Feb 5, 2016 8:05 am

Joe Rogan calls for instant penalty for eye pokes and groin shots

The question of how to prevent unintentional eye pokes inside the cage is something that has been discussed for quite some time, however has never really been answered. Bellator MMA designed a special pair of gloves which leave a fighter unable to fully extend their fingers, minimizing the number of unintentional eye pokes caused by...

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 5, 2016 7:49 am

Chuck Liddell open to training Ronda Rousey

Since Ronda Rousey lost to Holly Holm at UFC 193 via head kick KO many have criticized Rousey’s head coach Edmon Tarverdyan. Tarverdyan caught criticism for what many believed was giving Rousey a false sense of confidence in regards to her boxing, which ultimately lead to her attempting to strike with Holm, an elite level...

Feb 5, 2016 2:41 am

Early odds open up for Luke Rockhold versus Chris Weidman 2, surprised?

Betting odds have been released for the immediate rematch between new UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold versus former champion Chris Weidman. The middleweight contenders were in a bit of a mix up after Yoel Romero was flagged for a “a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Weidman had his prayers...

Feb 5, 2016 1:55 am

MUST SEE! BJJ black belt nearly gets choked unconscious by ghost white belt

Belt rankings in Brazilian jiu-jitsu are made for a reason. Oftentimes, newcomers to the sport have egos that are far bigger than their skill sets and technique. A black belt at the academy in the video above was trying to teach a lesson to one of the white belts, but got pranked on by the...

Feb 5, 2016 1:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn reveals a major pitfall of his past fight camps

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn recently announced he will be returning to the Octagon for a run at the UFC featherweight title. In his attempt to do so, “The Prodigy” has taken a step outside of his comfort zone and has enlisted under the coaching of Greg Jackson and Mike Winklejohn at the...

Feb 5, 2016 1:01 am

Dana White talking with Jose Aldo about featherweight title fight?

UFC President Dana White does what he wants and can change his mind at the drop of a dime. News coming from Brazil is giving Jose Aldo fans and supporters a lot to be happy about. ESPN Brazil spoke exclusively with White on Aldo’s next fight (via Google Translate). “I love Jose (Aldo). I’ll call...

Feb 4, 2016 2:43 pm

CM Punk: “I just do better in high-pressure situations”

While CM Punk may not have made his MMA debut yet, the stakes are high for the former WWE Champion. As we get closer and closer to Punk’s potential UFC 200 debut, we now know that if Mickey Gall defeats Mike Jackson this Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ he will be Punk’s...