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Apr 23, 2016 6:02 pm

UFC 197 Results: Carla Esparza defeats Juliana Lima

Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza (11-3 MMA) returned to the octagon at tonight’s UFC 197 event in Las Vegas where she battled Juliana Lima (8-3 MMA). Round one begins and there is a long feeling out process. Esparza comes forward with punches and Lima drops down for a takedown. Carla stuffs it but...

Apr 23, 2016 5:32 pm

UFC 197 Results: James Vick defeats Glaico Franca via decision

A lightweight bout between Glaico Franca (13-4 MMA) and James Vick (9-0 MMA) kicked off the UFC 197 prelims on FS1 tonight in Las Vegas. Franca opens up with a leg kick and then a big right hand that lands flush on Vick. Glaico shoots in and scores a takedown. Vick works his way to...

Apr 23, 2016 4:41 pm

UFC 197 Results: Walt Harris TKO’s Cody East in round one

A heavyweight bout between Walt Harris (8-4 MMA) and Cody East (12-2 MMA) served as the final bout of the UFC 197 fight pass prelims. Round one begins and East opens up with a front kick to the body. Big leg kick from Walt Harris. Nice jab lands for Harris. He goes for a high...

Apr 23, 2016 4:17 pm

UFC 197 Results: Marcos Rogerio de Lima submits Clint Hester

A light heavyweight bout between Clint Hester (11-6 MMA)and Marcos Rogerio de Lima (14-3-1 MMA) took place on the UFC 197 fight pass prelims. Big leg kick from de Lima to start things off. Hester looks for a huge overhand right but misses and gets clipped by de Lima in the process. Clint hits the...


Apr 23, 2016 4:01 pm

UFC 197 Results: Kevin Lee defeats Efrain Escudero via decision

A lightweight scrap between Efrain Escudero (24-11 MMA) and Kevin Lee (12-2 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC 197 fight pass prelims in Las Vegas. Escudero opens up the fight with a jab. Kevin returns fire with a good jab and then a leg kick. Another leg kick and jab combo finds a home for Lee....

Apr 23, 2016 3:28 pm

Matt Mitrione books first Bellator opponent

Former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione (9-5 MMA) will make his Bellator debut at June’s “Bellator Dynamite 2” event in St. Louis, Missouri. “Meathead” will meet Carl Seumanutafa in the event’s co-main event slot. Mitrione is coming off back-to-back losses while fighting under the UFC banner. He suffered a third-round TKO loss to Travis Browne in...

Apr 23, 2016 3:27 pm

Video | Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha HATE each other

It is no secret that current UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (11-0 MMA) and top contender Claudia Gadelha (13-1 MMA) do not like each other. The ladies, who are serving as coaches on Season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter, did not hold back their hate for one another during Friday’s UFC 200 press conference. Fast...

Apr 23, 2016 12:21 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz and Frankie Edgar have much respect for one another

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and UFC veteran Nate Diaz were in Las Vegas for the UFC 200 IFW Launch Event to promote UFC 200. Edgar is set to fight former featherweight champion Jose Aldo in an interim featherweight championship match while it is unknown if Diaz will still be fighting on the marquee...

Apr 23, 2016 11:47 am

VIDEO | Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson and wife feed homeless ahead of UFC 197 title fight vs. Henry Cejudo

giving back tonight because why not @MightyMouseUFC pic.twitter.com/th9GYCLlet — destiny.johnson (@MightyWife) April 23, 2016 You would think that UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson is completely focused on his title fight against Henry Cejudo at UFC 197. However, one of the best pound-for-pound fighters on the planet showed his great heart by helping to...

Apr 23, 2016 10:55 am

VIDEO | Fighters predict Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux winner

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes his return to the Octagon for the first time since fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 back in January 2015. Jones was set to rematch Cormier on Saturday night but an injury forced Cormier out of competition. Jones is now set to battle Ovince Saint Preux for...

Apr 23, 2016 10:32 am

VIDEO | Bas Rutten reacts to Conor McGregor situation

Conor McGregor’s ongoing standoff with the UFC took another interesting turn yesterday as UFC President Dana White explained that the door is now closed for McGregor to fight at UFC 200. McGregor, who wants to skip out on some of his UFC 200 media obligations, will not be allowed to fight on the card after...

Apr 23, 2016 10:24 am

Demetrious Johnson discusses USADA banned substance list

UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson is one of the most respected fighters both inside and outside the Octagon. Johnson, who has a pretty strong case for pound for pound kingpin, is not only the only flyweight champion in UFC history, but has also earned the respect of fans for being extremely classy. In addition, the...

Apr 23, 2016 10:16 am

Jon Jones recalls the exact moment he knew he needed to change

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is arguably one of, if not the greatest, MMA fighter of all time. Jones, who became the youngest UFC champion of all time at the age of 23 when he defeated Shogun Rua via submission at UFC 126, is now on a path to reclaim the UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 23, 2016 9:53 am

PHOTO | Dustin Poirier looking almost unrecognizable in post-workout pic

UFC veteran Dustin Poirier made his return to lightweight last year at ‘UFC FN: Mendes vs. Lamas’ in April as he knocked out Carlos Diego Ferreira in the 1st round. Following that fight, Poirier went on to defeat Yancy Medeiros via TKO, and Joseph Duffy via decision. The return to lightweight has been viewed as...

Apr 23, 2016 9:40 am

Benson Henderson sends message to Andrey Koreshkov following loss

In the main event of Bellator 153 last night, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson suffered a defeat in his Bellator MMA debut at the hands of welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov. The loss was a rather one sided one for Henderson, who was unable to get into a rhythm over the course of the fight....

Apr 22, 2016 8:31 pm

Ben Askren rips Benson Henderson following loss to Koreshkov

Former Bellator welterweight champion and current ONE Championship title holder Ben Askren (15-0 MMA) took to Twitter Friday night to poke fun at former UFC title holder Benson Henderson for losing his Bellator debut. “Funky”, who defeated Andrey Koreshkov via fourth-round TKO at Bellator 97 in July of 2013, had the following tweets directed at...

Apr 22, 2016 4:35 pm

Video | Dana White on Conor McGregor: “I am not upset at all”

During today’s UFC 200 press conference, UFC president Dana White stated that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had officially lost the opportunity to compete at this summer’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The brash Irish superstar quickly fired back at his boss via Twitter while the UFC 200 press conference was still...

Apr 22, 2016 3:53 pm

“The majority of fighters did not have an issue with Conor not coming”

According to MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani, most of the UFC fighters he spoke with at today’s UFC 200 press conference had no issue with Conor McGregor not attending the media event. I talked to several fighters who were on that stage this week, the vast majority, off the record, did not have an issue w/ Conor...

Apr 22, 2016 2:57 pm

Nate Diaz responds to Conor McGregor’s Tweet

During the UFC 200 press conference, UFC President Dana White revealed that Nate Diaz currently doesn’t have a new opponent for the July 9th event, however he will remain on the card. When asked about Conor McGregor, White explained that it isn’t fair for McGregor to stay on the card without physically showing up to...

Apr 22, 2016 2:46 pm

Conor McGregor fires back at Dana White

At the UFC 200 press conference on Friday, many expected to find out who would be stepping in on short notice to fight Nate Diaz. While Diaz’s new opponent wasn’t announced, UFC President Dana White did explain that the door was now closed for McGregor to fight at UFC 200. White explained that there were...

Apr 22, 2016 2:34 pm

Nate Diaz not interested in fighting at UFC 200 unless it’s against Conor McGregor

At the UFC 200 press conference on Friday, many expected the UFC to announce who Nate Diaz’s replacement opponent would be for UFC 200. While UFC President Dana White didn’t announce Diaz’s new opponent for the event, he did confirm that Diaz will in fact remain on the card despite reports that indicated he had...

Apr 22, 2016 1:42 pm

Jose Aldo taunts Conor McGregor

Jose Aldo may have lost to Conor McGregor in just 13 seconds when the pair fought at UFC 194, however that didn’t stop the former featherweight champion from taking a shot at McGregor on Twitter. McGregor, who refused to fulfill his media obligations ahead of his UFC 200 scrap with Nate Diaz in July, was...

Apr 22, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux discuss UFC 197, UFC 200

There is no hatred between @JonnyBones & @003_OSP​, but Jones is already looking towards facing @dc_mma at @ufc​ 200 https://t.co/SznGkV6jNB — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) April 22, 2016 Tomorrow night, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux will fight in the main event of UFC 197 for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. The fight will serve...

Apr 22, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Gunnar Nelson sparring hard

While Conor Mcgregor may or may not be fighting on UFC 200, the featherweight champ has continued to train hard as if he is fighting. McGregor moved his SBG Ireland team to Iceland to help teammate Gunnar Nelson train for his upcoming fight against Albert Tumenov on May 8th. While a report has indicated that...

Apr 22, 2016 9:59 am

UFC and Conor McGregor getting closer to reaching agreement?

There has been much speculation about what the UFC will do for the main event of UFC 200 on July 9th after it was announced that Conor McGregor had been pulled from the event for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. McGregor released a statement on Thursday announcing that he isn’t retired, and explaining that...

Apr 22, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | You won’t believe what FOX does to cover blood stains in the Octagon

It’s no secret that MMA is one of, if not the single bloodiest sport on the planet. While the average fight doesn’t consist of tremendous amounts of blood, some fights do. While discussing UFC 200’s Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon bout on The Joe Rogan Experience, UFC commentator Joe Rogan revealed something frightening about what...

Apr 22, 2016 9:11 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux – EA Sports UFC 2 simulation

Tomorrow night, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. It will be the first fight back for the pound for pound kingpin since being stripped of the championship almost exactly a year ago. Above you can...

Apr 22, 2016 9:03 am

UFC reportedly looking to book Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II for UFC 200

The UFC has been left in a bit of a scramble after Conor McGregor announced his retirement, un-retired, and was pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight main event scrap with Nate Diaz. While Nate Diaz was supposed to fly to Vegas to discuss new opponents for the fight, a report emerged Friday morning that Diaz...