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Jan 11, 2017 12:22 pm

Tyron Woodley admits Stephen Thompson has got under his skin ahead of UFC 209 rematch

At UFC 205 back in November, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley stepped into the Octagon to fight streaking welterweight contender Stephen Thompson in a highly anticipated showdown. For Thompson, he was looking to build on his 7-fight win streak which saw him go undefeated for four years as he racked up impressive wins over top...

Jan 11, 2017 11:26 am

Jacare Souza rips “p***y” Michael Bisping

Top ranked UFC middleweight Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza is currently slated to fight Tim Boetsch in a pivotal UFC 208 scrap on February 11th in Brooklyn, New York. While the fight is certainly a pivotal one that could see Souza claim a title shot against the winner of Michael Bisping vs. Yoel Romero, leading up to...

Jan 11, 2017 11:00 am

Floyd Mayweather makes Conor McGregor boxing match offer

The ongoing storyline of a Conor McGregor boxing match with Floyd Mayweather continues this week. Leading up to Conor McGregor‘s UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez in November, where the Irish superstar captured the UFC lightweight championship, becoming the first ever simultaneous two-division UFC champion, and the third man in UFC history to hold championship...

Jan 11, 2017 8:53 am

Jon Jones fires back at “d***hebag” Dillon Danis

Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones recently made quite the waves in the grappling community when he stepped into the cage at Submission Underground 3 to grapple with MMA legend and former Olympic wrestler Dan Henderson. The matchup was one that was a long time in the making. Back in 2012, Henderson was set...


Jan 11, 2017 8:35 am

Julianna Pena wishes she could have dethroned “spoiled” Ronda Rousey

In a few short weeks, in the main event of the UFC’s latest Fox broadcast, The Ultimate Fighter 18 winner Julianna Pena will battle fellow bantamweight contender Valentina Shevchenko. The winner of this fight is more than likely to get the next shot at reigning bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes. While Pena is obviously eager for her...

Jan 11, 2017 8:35 am

Stephen Thompson explains why he will win rematch with Tyron Woodley

At UFC 205, the UFC’s inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden back in November, streaking welterweight contender Stephen Thompson stepped into the Octagon to fight recently-crowned welterweight champion Tyron ‘The Chosen One Woodley’ in a highly anticipated showdown for the welterweight strap. The fight was an extremely back-and-forth one, with Tyron Woodley nearly finishing...

Jan 11, 2017 8:14 am

Cody Garbrandt: Conor McGregor was right about TJ Dillashaw

Cody Garbrandt closed out 2016 in the biggest way possible, defeating Dominick Cruz by unanimous decision to claim the UFC bantamweight throne. With this title-grabbing win, Garbrandt now looks ahead to his first challenge as the bantamweight king. Logic suggests that challenge would be provided by his former training partner TJ Dillashaw, a former champion...

Jan 11, 2017 7:18 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather on Ronda Rousey: She has a lot left

Late last month, in the main event of UFC 207, Ronda Rousey stepped into the Octagon for the first time since she was knocked out by Holly Holm in November of 2015. Unfortunately for her, this long-awaited comeback did not go as she planned, as she was mauled by reigning women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes...

Jan 11, 2017 6:39 am

Holly Holm wants to hold two UFC belts at the same time

In November of 2015, Holly Holm shocked the world by shutting off Ronda Rousey with a second round kick to the head. With this defeat of the seemingly unbeatable Rousey, Holm claimed the UFC women’s bantamweight belt, becoming just the second woman in promotional history to wear it. Unfortunately for Holm and her army of...

Jan 11, 2017 5:59 am

Mark Hunt files civil suit against UFC, Dana White and Brock Lesnar

Last July, on the main card of UFC 200, Mark Hunt was given the tough job of welcoming Brock Lesnar back to the Octagon. In the end, Hunt was unable to thwart the former heavyweight champion’s long-discussed comeback plans, instead coming up short on the judges’ scorecards after being out-wrestled for three rounds. In the...

Jan 10, 2017 5:55 pm

Demian Maia nothing but gracious after being snubbed of title shot

At UFC 205, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson stepped into the Octagon for what turned out to be an epic welterweight showdown. The fight was an extremely close one, with some scoring the fight for the champ, and others scoring the fight for challenger. After 5 hard-fought rounds,...

Jan 10, 2017 1:10 pm

Tony Ferguson hints at Khabib Nurmagomedov fight, visited by USADA

The ongoing saga between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov continues in early 2017! Following Conor McGregor’s dominant win over Eddie Alvarez to claim the UFC welterweight championship at UFC 205 in 2016, there was much talk of a potential fight between #1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC lightweight championship. While...

Jan 10, 2017 12:09 pm

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn unveils all-star cornering team for Yair Rodriguez fight

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn makes his way back into the Octagon this Sunday at UFC Fight Night 103, which takes place in Phoenix, Arizona. The former two-time, two-division UFC champion will take on rising UFC star Yair Rodrigez in the main event of the evening. As fight week is already upon us,...

Jan 10, 2017 11:33 am

Jacare Souza explains Boetsch booking: Rockhold “chickened out”, faked injury

Late last week, news broke that Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza would be returning to the Octagon against Tim Boetsch at UFC 208. Given Jacare’s status as a staple of the middleweight top-5, and Boetsch’s position on the outermost edge of the top-15, this was a bit of a strange booking. According to Jacare, however, it was...

Jan 10, 2017 11:08 am

BJ Penn rips fighters looking for “money fights” ahead of return

In the wake of UFC superstar Conor McGregor’s impact on the UFC over the course of the past two years, more and more fighters have continued to call for ‘money fights’. While the idea of a superfight in order to secure a massive payday is certainly an appealing one to many fighters, UFC Hall of...

Jan 10, 2017 10:50 am

Nick Diaz recalls smoking blunts with Kimbo Slice and his star power

The late Kimbo Slice was a massive attraction with his rise from his viral street fighting videos on the Internet to headlining televised mixed martial arts bouts. MMA bad boy Nick Diaz recently appeared as a guest on an episode of GGN News with Snoop Dogg where the two talked about mixed martial arts and...

Jan 10, 2017 10:46 am

Report: Ronda Rousey’s Venice Beach house vandalized following UFC 207 loss

On Monday, Ronda Rousey posted on social media for the first time since losing to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. Rousey’s social media post was a quote from J K Rowling that reflected her mindset saying, “And so rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” Just when you think things...

Jan 10, 2017 10:41 am

Former boxing training partners open up on Ronda Rousey’s striking

Leading up to UFC 207, there was much speculation as to whether former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would return to the Octagon and showcase improved striking following her year-long hiatus following her one-sided KO loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193, where she lost the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In the time since...

Jan 10, 2017 10:06 am

VIDEO | emotional backstage footage after Cody Garbrandt’s UFC 207 win

One of the biggest moments of UFC 207, the UFC’s final card of the year 2016, was Cody Garbrandt’s title-winning defeat of Dominick Cruz. Garbrandt earned this victory with a lopsided unanimous decision in a performance that would become a late entrant into the 2016 Upset of the Year debate. It was an emotional win...

Jan 10, 2017 9:16 am

Ricardo Lamas eyes April showdown with Frankie Edgar

Long-time featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas knows who he wants to fight next. The talented fighter has his eyes on a bout with former UFC lightweight champ and two-time featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar. Lamas explained his desire for a fight with Edgar in a recent interview with FloCombat.com. “The only fight that makes sense for me...

Jan 10, 2017 9:15 am

Cody Garbrandt-TJ Dillashaw feud continues as Dillashaw calls champ’s bluff

While the feud between Team Alpha Male (TAM) and former TAM member TJ Dillashaw has been a very public one, the Cody Garbrandt-TJ Dillashaw feud was reignited at the end of 2016 when undefeated TAM prospect Cody Garbrandt was gearing up for his UFC 207 showdown with Dominick Cruz, and Dillashaw was gearing up for...

Jan 10, 2017 8:37 am

Lando Vannata looks forward to future rematch with Tony Ferguson

Back in July of 2016, Jackson-Winkeljohn student Lando Vannata made a short notice UFC debut against one of the best lightweights in the world: Tony Ferguson. Though Ferguson was expected to blow through his debuting foe, this is not the way things went down. Twice in the fight’s first round, a surprisingly confident Vannata was...

Jan 10, 2017 8:26 am

Conor McGregor reportedly concerned with potential future brain trauma

For quite some time now, reports have periodically surfaced that UFC superstar Conor McGregor is concerned with brain trauma. Prior to being signed to the UFC in 2013, Conor McGregor was reportedly concerned over the possibility of long-term brain damage. Despite that, the Irish superstar was signed to the promotion and went on quite the...

Jan 10, 2017 7:45 am

VIDEO | Corner footage of Coach Edmond’s reaction to Rousey’s loss

Here's footage of Edmond Tarverdyan during the closing moments of Ronda Rousey's loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 via reddit user DaveAP pic.twitter.com/UZuteMAe7z — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) January 10, 2017 Late last month, Coach Edmond Tarverdyan watched his star pupil get crushed in just 48 seconds. That star pupil, of course, was Ronda Rousey,...

Jan 10, 2017 6:38 am

UFC scraps plans for event the night before UFC 209

The UFC had big plans for a dual-event weekend this March, as they hoped to promote a fight night card on the Friday immediately before UFC 209, which is scheduled for Saturday, March 4th in Las Vegas. Apparently, however, the organization has nixed these plans. This news was confirmed by MMAJunkie.com. Like UFC 209, this...