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Feb 10, 2017 11:01 pm

Dana White addresses Tyron Woodley’s race related comments

Recently, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has caught quite a bit of criticism for comments he has made, in which he stated that he has been the worst treated champion in the history of the UFC, and that he believes race plays a role in why certain fighters are portrayed poorly in the media. Ahead...

Feb 10, 2017 3:08 pm

UFC removes 19 fighters from roster

Friday afternoon, news surfaced that the UFC had purged their active roster, removing 19 fighters from the promotions database of active fighters currently signed to the promotion. While some members of the list of released fighters are currently free agents, and could very well re-sign with the UFC, others have already announced their retirement, or...

Feb 10, 2017 2:43 pm

Max Holloway releases brief statement on Jose Aldo fight

Friday, UFC President Dana White revealed in an interview that the UFC had officially booked a featherweight title unification fight between featherweight champion Jose Aldo and interim featherweight champion Max Holloway. Unfortunately, White couldn’t remember the date for the bout. Later in the day, reports began surfacing that revealed Aldo and Holloway would be having...

Feb 10, 2017 2:09 pm

Anderson Silva once again calls for title fight, Conor McGregor superfight

Tomorrow night in Brooklyn, New York, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will step into the Octagon against top ranked middleweight Derek Brunson for a highly anticipated pivotal middleweight scrap. While Silva is currently on a 2-fight skid, both results came under strange circumstances. In his most recent loss, Silva dropped a unanimous decision to...


Feb 10, 2017 1:20 pm

Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway official for June

We now have a date for Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway following UFC President Dana White confirming that a fight between Jose Aldo and Max Holloway for the undisputed featherweight title had been made official. Unfortunately, White couldn’t remember the date for the fight, and fight fans were left to speculate as to which event...

Feb 10, 2017 12:40 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov blasts Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz, and Jose Aldo

Khabib Nurmagomedov Q&A Khabib "the Eagle" Nurmagomedov Q&A ahead of his title fight at #UFC209 Posted by MMAFighting.com – The Mixed Martial Arts News Website on Friday, February 10, 2017 The #1 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to take on #2 ranked Tony Ferguson in an interim UFC lightweight title fight at UFC...

Feb 10, 2017 12:16 pm

The 5 Best Women’s Title Fights in the UFC So Far

In 2011, UFC President Dana White infamously assured that women would never fight in the UFC. This statement has proven to be incredibly inaccurate. First, the UFC introduced a women’s bantamweight division, centered around MMA megastar Ronda Rousey. When this new division proved itself to be incredibly lucrative, the UFC introduced yet another women’s division...

Feb 10, 2017 11:26 am

Tony Ferguson rips on Conor McGregor: ‘Mayweather is gonna knock his ass out!’

The #1 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov and #2 ranked Tony Ferguson are set to meet in the Octagon for the interim UFC lightweight belt at UFC 209 on March 4. However, the future of a lightweight title unification bout is hazy as Conor McGregor currently holds the undisputed lightweight title and is taking time...

Feb 10, 2017 11:21 am

Report: Dana White says Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway is set

It sounds like Max Holloway no longer has to look for Jose Aldo. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto tweeted on Friday that he spoke with Dana White and the UFC President told him that Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway is set. Okamoto tweeted, “Just taped 5ive Rounds with guest @danawhite. He told me Aldo vs. Holloway is...

Feb 10, 2017 10:42 am

Is a Demian Maia title shot inevitable?

With numerous top ranked welterweight contenders, is a Demian Maia title shot inevitable? the ranked welterweight has been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division over the course of the past two years as he has put together a 6-fight win streak. Following back to back decision losses, Maia bounced back just three months...

Feb 10, 2017 10:33 am

Karolina Kowalkiewicz wants a fight with Claudia Gadelha

Karolina Kowalkiewicz entered her UFC 205 title fight with strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk with a perfect, 10-0 record and a good deal of hype behind her. Yet while she was able to put up a good fight against the champ – even dropping her on one occasion – she ultimately came up short, losing a...

Feb 10, 2017 10:10 am

TJ Dillashaw calls out Cody Garbrandt: He’s different off-camera

UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw certainly have a rather public, and longstanding, feud following Dillashaw’s departure from Team Alpha Male quite some time ago. Leading up to UFC 207, Garbrandt, who was gearing up for his bantamweight title fight with Dominick Cruz, found himself being called out by...

Feb 10, 2017 9:24 am

UFC 208 weigh in results: inaugural women’s featherweight title fight gets green light

Tomorrow night, the UFC will return to our screens with UFC 208. This card, which will emanate from beautiful Brooklyn, New York, will be headlined by a bit of history, as former bantamweight champion Holly Holm and kickboxing veteran Germaine de Randamie battle to become the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight champion. The co-main event,...

Feb 10, 2017 9:15 am

EXCLUSIVE | The Korean Zombie opens up on fatherhood and fighting

This past weekend, featherweight superstar ‘The Korean Zombie’, Chan Sung Jung stepped into the Octagon for the first time in nearly 4 years. The return was a triumphant one for the fan-favorite featherweight, who had been absent from the Octagon since his 2013 TKO loss to Jose Aldo. Following that fight, The Korean Zombie began...

Feb 10, 2017 8:41 am

EXCLUSIVE | Korean Zombie reveals who he wants to fight next

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in Houston, Texas with its annual Super Bowl weekend card. This year, the card was headlined by an intriguing featherweight showdown. In one corner, we had Dennis Bermudez. In the other, we had Chan Sung Jung – more widely known as “The Korean Zombie” – who was returning from...

Feb 10, 2017 7:42 am

Jorge Masvidal: I’d take Conor McGregor’s head and leave his arms for Mayweather

Last month, in the main event of the UFC’s most recent trip to Denver, ever-improving veteran Jorge Masvidal dazzled with a second round execution of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. With this knockout win – which very nearly occured in the first round – Masvidal burst into the welterweight top-10, and set himself up for riveting matchups...

Feb 10, 2017 6:43 am

AUDIO | Yoel Romero calls into Michael Bisping’s show, heated exchange ensues

When Yoel Romero knocked out former middleweight champ Chris Weidman with a flying knee at UFC 205, he seemed to have guaranteed himself a shot at reigning middleweight king Michael Bisping. Though UFC President Dana White has assured Romero would get the next crack at middleweight gold on several occasions, Bisping himself has wavered on this...

Feb 10, 2017 5:56 am

Tony Ferguson blasts Conor McGregor: money made him soft

On March 4, in the co-main event of UFC 209, Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will battle for the UFC interim lightweight title. The winner of this fight is then likely to challenge undisputed champion Conor McGregor sometime down the road. According to Ferguson, however, the winner of his bout with Nurmagomedov should be considered...

Feb 9, 2017 12:48 pm

Rory MacDonald sends a daunting message with announcement of Bellator debut vs Paul Daley

On Thursday, Bellator MMA announced that former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald is set to make his debut fighting for their promotion. MacDonald will face Bellator welterweight knockout artist Paul Daley on May 19 at Bellator 179 as the promotion makes its way back to London. Bellator announced their signing of MacDonald back in August...

Feb 9, 2017 11:13 am

Accusations of potential Bellator fixed fights passed on to Viacom

In surprising news, Bellator MMA CEO Scott Coker has revealed that accusations of potential Bellator fixed fights have been passed on to the promotion’s parent company, Viacom. The promotion has been scrutinized on several occasions for what viewers believe to be fights ending with questionable stoppages. Most recently, UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz submitted...

Feb 9, 2017 10:59 am

VIDEO | Germaine de Randamie KOs male opponent

Ahead of her UFC 208 inaugural women’s featherweight tile fight, Germaine de Randamie has defended her combative sports resume, explaining how while she may still be relatively fresh in MMA, she has a very extensive professional kickboxing record that saw her go undefeated. In addition, de Randamie explained that she had even knocked out a...

Feb 9, 2017 10:04 am

Report: Former UFC commentator MIke Goldberg in talks with Bellator

Mike Goldberg, one of the longtime voices calling the fights for the UFC may be back to commentating MMA fights again soon. According to MMA reporter Simon Head, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has been in talks with Goldberg to join the play-by-play commentating team for events that Sean Grande isn’t able to take on....

Feb 9, 2017 9:00 am

Ed Soares calls out Gabi Garcia for allegedly skipping out on rent, bills

Former high-profile manager to Anderson Silva and numerous other UFC stars, Ed Soares, recently took to social media with a message calling out WMMA phenom Gabi Garcia. Garcia, who is riding an impressive 4 fight win streak in MMA that has seen her go undefeated under the Rizin Fighting Federation banner, allegedly skipped out on...

Feb 9, 2017 8:45 am

Rankings update following UFC Houston, The Korean Zombie is back

This past weekend, the UFC hit Houston, Texas for ‘UFC Houston’, a highly anticipated night of fights topped off by the long awaited return of the beloved Korean Zombie following nearly 4 years away from the sport. The Korean Zombie seized the moment as he was able to make a triumphant return to the Octagon...

Feb 9, 2017 8:26 am

Dustin Poirier opens up on Robbie Lawler ATT split

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler was a long-time staple of American Top Team in Florida. With that being said, fight fans were rather surprised to learn that the former welterweight champion had split from ATT following his 1st round KO loss to Tyron Woodley at UFC 201, where Lawler lost the welterweight championship. Even...