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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. ┬áThe 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 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...

May 28, 2016 6:42 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach weighs in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

While the odds of a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match actually happening are still relatively low despite reports that the bout will go down in September, the MMA community can’t help but think ‘what if’. Earlier this week, famed trainer Teddy Atlas weighed in on the situation, stating that he didn’t think McGregor...

May 28, 2016 6:34 am

VIDEO | Dennis Bermudez breaks Guinness World Record

UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez‘ accomplishments go beyond the Octagon after his latest feat. Bermudez set the Guinness World Record for drinking a liter of lemon juice through a straw in just 22.75 seconds, beating the previously held time of 24.41 seconds. Quite a way to spend time until his next fight is announced! Video |...

May 28, 2016 6:22 am

UFC congratulates Emil Meek on knocking out Rousimar Palhares

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Rousimar Palhares has earned quite a bad reputation in the MMA industry over the last few years. Palhares was suspended for 90 days, and even kicked out of the UFC and the WSOF for refusing to let go of submissions after his opponents tapped. With that being said, Palhares was...

May 27, 2016 10:05 pm

Bryan Caraway responds to Aljamain Sterling’s fight week antics

Tomorrow in Las Vegas, Aljamain Sterling and Bryan Caraway will square off inside the Octagon. Throughout the course of fight week however, Sterling has managed to taunt Caraway quite a few times, then posting the results on social media. Caraway has managed to maintain silence regarding the incidents, however in an interview with MMAJunkie, Caraway...

May 27, 2016 9:52 pm

VIDEO | Aljamain Sterling taunts Bryan Caraway again

Is this a world tour, or your girl's tour? #isawherinstagrampicture #pleasefollowmyBFbryan 👀 pic.twitter.com/m1WdYdlIJi — Aljamain Sterling (@FunkMaster_UFC) May 27, 2016 While Aljamain Sterling and Bryan Caraway aren’t slated to fight until Sunday, Sterling has been taking every opportunity to take jabs at his opponent before they step into the Octagon. First, ‘Funk Master’ trolled Caraway...

May 27, 2016 9:42 pm

VIDEO | Carlos Condit training, UFC return imminent?

At UFC 195, Carlos Condit was on the wrong end of a split decision that saw Robbie Lawler retain the UFC middleweight championship in what many consider to be one of the most controversial decisions in UFC history. Prior to the fight, Condit revealed that he may very well be closing in on retirement after...

May 27, 2016 9:26 pm

UFC lightweight lucky to be alive after horrific motorcycle crash

Unfortunate news surfaced Friday afternoon that UFC lightweight Darrell Horcher, who recently lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov, was involved in a motorcycle accident that left him “grateful to be alive” according to Horcher’s manager. According to Fox Sports, Horcher hit a Jeep that pulled in front of him, and was flung from his bike nearly 240...

May 27, 2016 9:13 pm

Chael Sonnen blasts Jacare Souza for turning down title fight

It wasn’t too long ago that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight title. Immediately there was a debate as to whether Jacare Souza or Michael Bisping would get to step in on short notice and fight Luke Rockhold. Unfortunately for Jacare, he would...

May 27, 2016 9:01 pm

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos training for Eddie Alvarez

Prior to UFC 200, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will be looking to defend his lightweight championship for the second time as he faces Eddie Alvarez on Thursday July 7th. Ahead of the fight, dos Anjos revealed earlier this week that he was still unable to train at 100% due to the broken foot...

May 27, 2016 8:13 pm

Teddy Atlas explains how he would train Conor McGregor for Floyd Mayweather fight

Teddy Atlas has earned the reputation as one of the most knowledgeable minds in boxing. After training with Cus D’Amato at an early age, Atlas pursued a career as a trainer as he trained notable boxers such as Timothy Bradley & Wladimir Klitschko. With rumors of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match...