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Sep 5, 2011 2:39 pm

Yoshihiro Akiyama Dropping To 170lbs, Wants To Train With Georges St. Pierre

In a move that’s been talked about for quite sometime, Yoshihiro Akiyama is now set to make the move down to welterweight. The news comes via MMAFighting.com. Akiyama last fought at UFC 133 where he was knocked out by Vitor Belfort in the first round. The loss was the third straight for the Japanese fighter,...

Sep 1, 2011 11:10 pm

UFC Primetime Special Airs On Fox October 30

UFC Primetime is set to return this fall, but this time from its new home on the Fox network. The special has been used many times in the past as a vehicle to promote some of the biggest main events in UFC history, and the UFC is pulling out all the stops for its network...

Apr 29, 2016 12:06 am

Ovince Saint Preux reflects on fighting with broken arm

In the main event of UFC 197 Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision that saw Jones awarded the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. At some point during the second half of the fight, Saint Preux blocked a kick from Jones that broke his arm. While he was seen wincing in pain...

Apr 28, 2016 11:47 pm

Don Frye blasts “overrated” Daniel Cormier

MMA pioneer Don Frye is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. The former UFC tournament winner often finds himself at odds with the UFC brass for speaking out against the promotion. Recently, Frye gave an interview in which he weighed in on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC. Given...

Apr 28, 2016 11:34 pm

Junior Dos Santos releases statement on shoulder surgery

Earlier this month, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returned to the win column as he defeated Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision in Zagreb Croatia. The win for JDS was a much needed one after losing via TKO to Alistair Overeem back in the end of 2015. Unfortunately for the former heavyweight champ, he...

Apr 28, 2016 11:20 pm

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum training for UFC 198

In less than two weeks Fabricio Werdum will look to defend his heavyweight title in Curitiba Brazil at UFC 198 as he fights Stipe Miocic. Werdum is looking to bounce back from a foot injury which forced him out of his UFC 196, which ultimately became ‘UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs. Thompson’. In the...

Apr 28, 2016 10:58 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC 197: The Thrill & The Agony’ preview

At UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship by defeating Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision. Saint Preux took the fight on short notice, and earned the respect of many fans for lasting 5 rounds with Jones on such short notice. The event...

Apr 28, 2016 1:09 pm

Report: Diego Brandao faces consequences from UFC for felony charges

UFC featherweight Diego Brandao has found himself in a world of trouble after an alleged incident in Albuquerque, New Mexico that resulted in his arrest. “The Ultimate Fighter 14” winner was arrested on April 14th after an incident outside of a strip club. Brandao allegedly pointed a gun at several people and pistol whipped an...

Apr 28, 2016 11:47 am

Fabio Maldonado admits to PED usage in UFC, plans to for Fedor Emelianenko fight

Recently news broke that MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko would be returning to MMA in front of his native Russian fans when he fights UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado under the Fight Nights Global banner in June. Ahead of the fight, a shocking detail emerged that there would be no PED testing ahead of, or the night of, the fight....

Apr 28, 2016 11:25 am

Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau to make history at UFC Fight Night 89

Women’s MMA is still growing and Joanne Calderwood (10-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Valerie Letourneau (8-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) are stamping their place in UFC history at UFC Fight Night 89. Calderwood and Letourneau will meet in Ottawa, Canada on June 18 at The Arena at TD Place in the UFC’s very first women’s flyweight...

Apr 28, 2016 10:58 am

PHOTO | Dada 5000 posts a horrific picture of himself in hospital after fight

Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris says that he was pronounced dead after suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure after his Bellator 149 fight against Kimbo Slice. Dada 500 posted a photo of himself from when he was in the hospital to get a grasp of the gravity of the situation. Dada 5000 said...

Apr 28, 2016 10:31 am

How will UFC 199 fighters be affected by new CSAC weight-cutting rules?

UFC 199 takes place on June 4th at The Forum in Los Angeles with two title fights taking place as Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman fight in their immediate rematch and Dominick Cruz defends his belt against Urijah Faber in their career rubber match. UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn also makes his return...

Apr 28, 2016 9:08 am

Cain Velasquez reacts to Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC

While many fans and members of the MMA community are taking sides in Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez offers an interesting perspective on things. Velasquez, who won the UFC heavyweight championship twice and defended it twice, understands the promo work that a champion must do, and thus offered...

Apr 28, 2016 8:51 am

Don Frye joins Team McGregor in standoff with the UFC

Conor McGregor’s very public dispute with the UFC has many members of the MMA community passively choosing sides. While some members of the MMA community believe the McGregor is obligated to fulfill his media obligations ahead of UFC 200, because promo is part of his job, others like Don Frye believe that McGregor’s job is...

Apr 28, 2016 8:37 am

VIDEO | Colin Cowherd offers harsh take on McGregor-UFC situation on ‘The Herd’

Recommend listening to yday's ep of 'The Herd' with Colin Cowherd. Here's a snippet of his take on Conor McGregor. pic.twitter.com/GL0Hv9Zwbk — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 28, 2016 And here's another snippet. Might be a sobering reality for casual MMA / UFC fans / Conor McGregor fans. pic.twitter.com/vwwvO8QKg6 — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 28, 2016...

Apr 28, 2016 8:18 am

Conor McGregor sends message to the UFC

Conor McGregor’s ongoing contract dispute with the UFC has taken quite a few turns since McGregor announced his retirement from the sport two weeks ago. The featherweight champ was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations, and it appeared as though there was no chance he would be put back on...

Apr 28, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | John Kavanagh shows hilarious UFC 200 negotiations with Dana White

Since Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200, there has been much speculation as to whether or not the UFC will give in and put Conor McGregor back on UFC 2OO. While McGregor Tweeted that the UFC agreed to a deal, the UFC brass quickly shot down the Tweet, revealing that no sort of agreement...