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Sep 30, 2016 12:12 pm

Michael Bisping fires back at Dan Henderson: “Shame on you”

The war of words between bitter rivals Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson continued this week during the UFC 204 Gym Day. The pair have a feud dating back seven years to season 9 of The Ultimate Fighter where Bisping coached ‘Team United Kingdom’ and Henderson coached ‘Team United States’. Following the end of the season,...

Sep 30, 2016 12:00 pm

VIDEO | Will Brooks Blasts Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira for Massive Weigh In Miss

https://twitter.com/TRILLwillbrooks/status/781896154158014464 Early this afternoon, the 24 fighters scheduled to compete at tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 96 took to the scale to weigh in for battle. Unfortunately, a whopping three of those fighters missed weight, and none more severely than Brazil’s Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira. Oliveira, who will share the evening’s co-main event spot with former...

Sep 30, 2016 11:21 am

UFC Portland Weigh In Results: Three Fighters Miss Weight

Tomorrow night, the UFC will take over Portland’s Moda Center with UFC Fight Night 96. Portland’s main event honors will be held by former flyweights John Dodson and John Lineker, both of whom have recently found new life at bantamweight. Dodson, who twice fought for the title at flyweight, will look to build on the momentum...

Sep 30, 2016 11:16 am

Eddie Alvarez on UFC 205 fight: Conor McGregor will not get what he wants

In the main event of UFC 205, Conor McGregor will have the opportunity to become not only the third man in UFC history to hold two title belts, but the first to hold two belts simultaneously. While UFC President Dana White has stated recently that if McGregor defeats Alvarez at the Madison Square Garden, he...


Sep 30, 2016 10:27 am

TJ Dillashaw Re-Ups on $100K Bet With Dominick Cruz

In January of this year, TJ Dillashaw attempted to defend the UFC bantamweight title against returning former champion Dominick Cruz. Unfortunately, Dillashaw’s title defense didn’t go the way he planned, as he surrendered a split decision – and the bantamweight crown – to his foe. Given the competitive nature of the bout, many fans called for an...

Sep 30, 2016 10:05 am

Dan Henderson responds to Michael Bisping’s ‘cheater’ comments

Leading up to Dan Henderson and Michael Bisping’s UFC 204 showdown on October 8th, Bisping has taken the offensive in the war of words between the two men. When the pair first fought at UFC 100, they did so after coaching opposite one another on ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Team USA vs. Team UK’. At the...

Sep 30, 2016 9:24 am

Eddie Alvarez shreds Conor McGregor’s striking abilities

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is generally believed to have some of the best striking skills in the UFC’s lower weight classes. McGregor’s combination of fluid movement, and unpredictable strikes have resulted in several highlight reel finishes, with the most recent example being a 13 second KO win over Jose Aldo to claim the featherweight...

Sep 30, 2016 9:07 am

Tyson Fury tests positive for cocaine

Friday morning, news surfaced that heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury had been notified of a failed drug test for cocaine. ESPN is reporting that The drug test, which was performed on September 22nd in Lancaster, England, by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association revealed that Fury had tested positive for benzoylegonine, the main chemical component found in...

Sep 30, 2016 8:35 am

The UFC Gets New Celebrity Investors Including Ben Affleck, Tom Brady and The Weeknd

Earlier this year, it was announced that the UFC had been sold for more than $4 billion. The organization was purchased by Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG, who would take the reigns from long-time owners Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta. When news of this massive sale first broke, it was unclear what effect it would have on the company....

Sep 30, 2016 6:21 am

Artem Lobov Gets Awesome Opponent for UFC Belfast

Artem Lobov may have been born in Russia, but he is very much an Irishman. As such, the hard-hitting Conor McGregor training partner has been added to the lineup for the UFC’s November 19 return to Belfast, Ireland, where he will take on Japanese fan favorite Teruto “Yashabo” Ishihara. This exciting featherweight showdown was revealed...

Sep 29, 2016 11:35 pm

Dana White: Ronda Rousey is “by far” bigger star than Conor McGregor

While Conor McGregor stated at the UFC 205 press conference earlier this week that he believes he is the reason for the UFC’s $4.2 billion value, UFC President Dana White seems to think that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is a bigger star. While Rousey has been absent from the Octagon for nearly...

Sep 29, 2016 11:21 pm

Conor McGregor to make “personal” announcement “out of left field” post-UFC 205

UFC President Dana White caught quite a bit of criticism recently when it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be moving up to featherweight for a lightweight title fight with Eddie Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205. While White stated prior to McGregor’s showdown with Nate Diaz at UFC 202...

Sep 29, 2016 6:45 pm

Freddie Roach roasts Conor McGregor: He punched like a girl against Nate Diaz

Last month at UFC 202, featherweight champion Conor McGregor not only avenged his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz, but also left the MMA community stunned as he dropped the Stockton superstar three times over the course of the fight. Diaz, who has only been finished once over the course of his 12-year, 30 fight...

Sep 29, 2016 5:13 pm

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson predicts a potential Ronda Rousey vs. ‘Cyborg’ showdown

For years, there have been debates and discussions about a Ronda Rousey vs. Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino super-fight. While the two women fight at different weight classes, that hasn’t curbed the enthusiasm for such a showdown between two of the best female fighters to ever step foot into the octagon. Former woman’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey...

Sep 29, 2016 2:52 pm

Jose Aldo: Dana White denied GSP’s $10 million minimum to fight McGregor

Georges Saint Pierre allegedly asked for a whopping $10 million to fight UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, according to former champ Jose Aldo. GSP, who has been in retirement since a 2013 split decision victory over Johnny Hendricks, was contemplating a UFC return amidst links to potential fights with Tyron Woodley who called GSP out,...

Sep 29, 2016 2:42 pm

VIDEO | Spectacular ‘UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor’ promo

Video by Youssef Hannoun Earlier this week it was announced that Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez would be squaring off in the main event of UFC 205 for the lightweight champion in the UFC’s historic inaugural Madison Square Garden event. In addition to the fight headlining a historic fight card, it could very well see...

Sep 29, 2016 1:01 pm

Tito Ortiz gives date for potential Chael Sonnen fight: ‘I call the shots’

Earlier this month, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he was coming out of retirement, and had signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. While Sonnen remained adamant throughout the course of his 2-year suspension that he was indeed retired from MMA, it took just over one month from the time his...

Sep 29, 2016 12:36 pm

Conor McGregor: I’m ready for Floyd Mayweather

Following Conor McGregor’s UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz back in March, rumors began flying that when McGregor returned to competition, he would be having a boxing match with famed prizefighter Floyd Mayweather. While the fight started out as just hypothetical discussions, things quickly became more serious when both McGregor and Mayweather verbally agreed to...

Sep 29, 2016 12:01 pm

Benson Henderson reveals thoughts on ‘Big Country’s’ post-fight kick to referee

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has had his own issues with referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy, but ‘Smooth’ says he would never have considered kicking him, as Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson did on Saturday. Following a crushing uppercut that sent opponent ‘Bigfoot’ Silva crashing to the mat, Nelson finished the fight with some ground-and-pound, causing...

Sep 29, 2016 11:07 am

Max Holloway goes off on ‘stupid” fans who believe Conor McGregor fought with torn ACL

Max Holloway is currently in quite the odd position in the UFC’s featherweight division. While he currently sits at #3 on the official featherweight rankings behind interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo at #1, and Frankie Edgar at #2, Holloway boasts the longest active win streak in the UFC. Since dropping a unanimous decision to Conor...

Sep 29, 2016 10:43 am

Rizin FF interested in signing Bigfoot Silva

UFC heavyweight Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is undoubtably one of the most recognizable heavyweights in MMA. With over 11 years of experience as a professional, and notable wins over MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko, former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski, and MMA veteran Alistair Overeem to name just a few, Bigfoot is a very well known fighter...

Sep 29, 2016 10:31 am

Gabriel Gonzaga is retired, unless he gets a 6-figure payday

UFC heavyweight Gabriel ‘Napao’ Gonzaga has some of the best knockouts in the history of the UFC’s heavyweight division. A UFC veteran with 23 fights under the UFC banner, Gonzaga has been a staple of the UFC’s heavyweight division since he made his debut in 2005, where he knocked out Kevin Jordan in the 3rd...

Sep 29, 2016 10:12 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather not shutting the door on Conor McGregor fight yet

Prior to Conor McGregor’s epic two fights with Nate Diaz, the biggest rumor in he fight world revolved around a super fight between UFC featherweight champion McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. While talks of a bout between the two has cooled down following ‘Mystic Mac’s’ fights with Diaz and scheduled lightweight title fight against...

Sep 29, 2016 10:03 am

Tyron Woodley has a message for Donald Trump

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is never one to shy away from voicing his opinion, regardless of whether or not the MMA community will agree with him. Unfortunately however, since winning the welterweight championship by knocking out Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 201 back in July, Woodley has faced not only criticism,...

Sep 29, 2016 9:37 am

Eddie Alvarez reportedly walking around close to 180 pounds

Earlier this month, it was revealed that UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez would be stepping in the Octagon on November 12th to defend his lightweight championship against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in the main event of the historic card. The announcement was followed up by the UFC 205 press conference on Tuesday afternoon, where...

Sep 29, 2016 9:18 am

Wanderlei Silva invites Jose Aldo to fight in Rizin

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently still under contract with the UFC, the offers have begun to pour in for the former featherweight kingpin to jump to other promotions. After it was revealed that Conor McGregor would hold onto his UFC featherweight championship despite moving up to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez...

Sep 29, 2016 8:41 am

Max Holloway goes off on Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar

Max Holloway has been on a campaign for a featherweight title shot, both inside and outside of the octagon. And with a nine-fight win streak, the longest in the featherweight division,  you would think the 24-year-old Hawaiian would have earned a title shot already, but with the logjam that is the current state of the...