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Sep 20, 2011 2:25 pm

UFC Fight Night 25 Garners 1.8 Million Viewers

Last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 25 in New Orleans did fairly well ratings wise. The event drew an average of 1.8 million viewers (a 1.2 household rating) and peaked with nearly 1.95 million viewers on Spike TV, officials announced today. Unsurprisingly the event was the number one rated program on cable in its timeslot among...

Sep 5, 2011 5:15 pm

Josh Koscheck Accepts Short Notice Fight Against Matt Hughes

“Oh ya 19 days then or something like that!!!! Either way it looks like I am in to fight matt Hugh if he takes it????” Josh Koscheck has posted via his Twitter that he’s accepted the fight against Matt Hughes at UFC 135 in place of Diego Sanchez, after Sanchez was forced to pull out...

Sep 5, 2011 3:13 pm

Gegard Mousasi Expected To Return For December Strikeforce Event

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi is staying busy both stateside and internationally, as he’s being targeted for a December return to the Strikeforce cage.  The news was confirmed by a source to MMAJunkie.com earlier today. Gegard Mousasi last competed for Strikeforce in April where he fought to a majority draw against UFC veteran...

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...

May 30, 2016 2:17 pm

Bryan Caraway reacts to Cody Garbrandt’s win over Thomas Almeida

Sunday night, in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Vegas’ Cody Garbrandt put on a phenomenal show against the previously undefeated Thomas Almeida, as he picked up a 1st round KO win. On the preliminary card, #8 ranked bantamweight Bryan Caraway defeated #4 ranked Aljamain Sterling via split decision. Garbrandt’s win over Almeida put...

May 30, 2016 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Cat Zingano gives her thoughts on Miesha Tate being UFC champion

Back in 2013, Cat Zingano and Miesha Tate fought in the TUF 17 finale for a crack at Ronda Rousey’s bantamweight championship. Zingano won the bout in dominant fashion, finishing Tate in the 3rd round via TKO. Unfortunately, an injury forced Zingano out of her title fight with Rousey, and Tate was given the shot....

May 30, 2016 1:43 pm

PHOTO | Aftermath of Tarec Saffiedine’s leg kicks on Rick Story

Sunday night in Las Vegas, Rick Story and Tarec Saffiedine went to war in a 3 round welterweight showdown. Ultimately, Rick Story won the bout via unanimous decision in a successful UFC return, making it 3 straight wins. Despite the win, Story left with a pretty banged up leg courtesy of Saffiedine. Check out the...

May 30, 2016 9:44 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC 199: Bad Blood – Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III’ (Full)

In just under one week, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight nearly a decade after their scrap in the WEC banner back in 2007. With Faber winner the pair’s first meeting, and Cruz winning the pair’s second meeting, they will finally have the chance to settle their rivalry in...

May 30, 2016 9:32 am

UFC lightweight saves drowning child

In what is likely to be the feel-good story of the day, #14 ranked UFC lightweight Rashid Magomedov saved the life of a drowning child in Dagestan earlier this week. According to Cageside.Ru, while walking with his friend along the October Revolution Canal, Magomedov noticed a boy drowning, at which point he jumped in. Despite...

May 30, 2016 8:58 am

Conor McGregor responds to Floyd Mayweather’s boxing match poster

The combat sports world has been anxiously awaiting an official announcement regarding a potential Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match. While it has been reported that the fight will go down later this year, the lack of an official announcement has left many fans doubtful that the fight will actually happen. Sunday evening, Floyd...

May 30, 2016 8:30 am

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt Octagon interview

Last night in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 88’, Cody Garbrandt showed why he deserves to be in the bantamweight division’s rankings as he knocked out the previously undefeated Thomas Almeida. The win was an extremely dominant one for Garbrandt, who ended Almeida’s 21 fight win streak in just two minutes and 53...

May 30, 2016 8:22 am

VIDEO | Renan Barao vs. Jeremy Stephens (Highlights)

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 88’, #9 ranked Jeremy Stephens stepped into the Octagon to welcome former bantamweight champion Renan Barao to the division. After a back-and-forth 3 round scrap, Stephens was awarded the unanimous decision win, with the score reading 29-28 across the board. Check out the highlights above! Video |...

May 30, 2016 8:09 am

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt knocks out Thomas Almeida (Highlights)

Last night in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 88’, Cody Garbrandt and Thomas Almeida both put their undefeated records on the line as they squared off in a pivotal bantamweight showdown. It didn’t take long for Garbrandt to utilize his boxing to begin landing some heavy blows before ultimately knocking out Almeida in...

May 28, 2016 7:37 am

Cody Garbrandt as confident as can be ahead of main event slot

Tomorrow night in Las Vegas, Team Alpha Male product Cody ‘No Love’ Garbrandt will face undefeated bantamweight Thomas Almeida in a highly anticipated bantamweight showdown. Ahead of the fight, Garbrandt is as confident as can be, likely given his training regimen as well as his undefeated 8-0 record, with all his wins coming by KO/TKO....

May 28, 2016 7:29 am

VIDEO | Brian Stann running for political office?

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Brian Stann has a very well documented past in the armed forces. Stann, a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps was awarded the Silver Star for his actions during combat. Back in 2013, following his KO loss to Wanderlei Silva, Stann retired from MMA, taking a very active role in...

May 28, 2016 7:23 am

Tyron Woodley denies sitting out for title shot

Back in October, top ranked UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley was set to fight former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in what was believed to be a #1 contender fight. Unfortunately, Hendricks had a botched weight cut, and was forced to be rushed to the emergency room, cancelling the bout. UFC President Dana White stated after the...

May 28, 2016 7:11 am

Matt Brown reacts to fighting Jake Ellenberger

Following his recent defeat at the hands of Demian Maia earlier this month at UFC 198 in Brazil, fan favorite welterweight Matt Brown signed an 8 fight deal with the UFC. Shortly after his new contract was finalized, Brown signed to fight Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201. The fight is a crucial one for both...

May 28, 2016 7:00 am

BJJ Legend confident Ashton Kutcher would submit Conor McGregor

Rigan Machado is one of the most famous Jiu-Jitsu practitioners in the history of the sport. The 8th degree red and black belt, trains numerous high-profile students, including none other than famed actor Ashton Kutcher. Machado posee to TMZ to explain why he believes Kutchet’s wrestling background, combined with his Jiu-Jitsu purple belt, would result...

May 28, 2016 6:52 am

Mark Hunt to be added to UFC 200?

UFC 200 may be just over a month away, but many fans are still anxiously awaiting the announcement of one more big fight that UFC President Dana White hinted at. With that being said, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt revealed during a recent interview that he was asked to “stay ready” for UFC 200 by Dana...