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Aug 4, 2016 10:12 am

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic outlines gameplan for Alistair Overeem

At UFC 203, Stipe Miocic will look to defend his UFC heavyweight championship for the first time when he squares off against Alistair Overeem in the main event of the UFC’s first event in Cleveland, Ohio. Miocic, who won the belt by knocking out Fabricio Werdum earlier this year at UFC 198, enters the fight...

Aug 4, 2016 9:29 am

VIDEO | UFC rankings update post-UFC 201

This past weekend, fight fans saw an action packed night of fights at UFC 201 in Atlanta, Georgia. The event was praised by fans as a thrilling one, which ultimately saw Tyron Woodley claim the UFC welterweight championship in the main event by knocking out Robbie Lawler. On the heels of the event, Forrest Griffin...

Aug 4, 2016 9:21 am

Jake Ellenberger recalls period of uncertainty regarding future with UFC

When Jake Ellenberger stepped into the Octagon to fight Matt Brown on the main card of UFC 201 last month, ‘The Juggernaut’ knew he was in a must-win situation. Ellenberger entered the bout on a 2-fight losing streak, going 1-4 in his last 5 fights. Ellenberger put on a spectacular performance as he dropped Brown...

Aug 4, 2016 9:02 am

Chael Sonnen: Georges St-Pierre just has to sign the contract

Earlier this year, many fans thought former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon to fight middleweight champion Michael Bisping after reports surfaced that St-Pierre’s camp reached out to Bisping’s camp for a fight. Despite that, St-Pierre never returned to the UFC, and reports of his return died down briefly. Now, on...


Aug 4, 2016 8:36 am

Amanda Nunes: Ronda Rousey knows she can’t beat me

Since losing the UFC women’s bantamweight championship to Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193, Ronda Rousey has been on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon. The former champ initially planned on filming several movies in Hollywood, and then returning to the Octagon. With that being said, Rousey has maintained radio silence regarding...

Aug 4, 2016 8:21 am

Opening Georges St-Pierre vs. Tyron Woodley betting odds

Tyron Woodley hadn’t been UFC welterweight champion for more than an hour before he called out the greatest welterweight of all time, Georges St-Pierre. While rumors of GSP returning to the Octagon have continued to surface since he took an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon starting in 2013, UFC President Dana White has remained adamant...

Aug 4, 2016 1:44 am

GIF | Compilation of the craziest strikes ever thrown by Yair Rodriguez

One of the most creative strikers in the UFC, Yair Rodriguez steps into the Octagon this weekend to take on the always crafty Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres at UFC Fight Night 92. The fight will surely be filled with excitement as the two featherweights go head to head. To give you a brief highlight of...

Aug 3, 2016 10:09 pm

Holly Holm undergoes surgery for broken thumb

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is currently in the midst of a rough patch. After losing her championship to Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holm recently dropped a decision to Valentina Shevchenko last month in Chicago, Illinois. During the fight with Shevchenko, Holm shattered her thumb according to her...

Aug 3, 2016 10:03 pm

Cris Cyborg reportedly set to headline UFC FN 95

After making her successful UFC debut at UFC 198 earlier this year by knocking out Leslie Smith, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is reportedly set to headline UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24th. The event will be held in Brasilia, Brazil, and according to MMAWeekly will see Cyborg square off against UFC newcomer...

Aug 3, 2016 9:47 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier’s attempt at Guinness World Record goes horribly wrong

Earlier this year, UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez broke a Guinness World record for drinking a liter of lemon juice through a straw in just 22.75 seconds. Ahead of Bermudez’ fight with Rony Jason this Saturday, UFC Tonight hosts Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian attempted to break Bermudez’ world record. The attempt didn’t go as planned.

Aug 3, 2016 9:12 pm

Amanda Nunes explains the power of a UFC championship belt

Many years ago, former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia revealed that he slept with the UFC championship belt after winning it by knocking out Ricco Rodriguez at UFC 41. Fast forward thirteen years, and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is doing the same thing Sylvia once did. She spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss how...

Aug 3, 2016 8:50 pm

USADA to increase number of random drug tests

While many believe that USADA is doing a phenomenal job of testing UFC fighters in an attempt to eliminate PED usage in MMA, the US Anti-Doping Agency isn’t ready to take their foot off the pedal just yet. UFC VP of Athlete Health & Performance Jeff Novitzky told MMAFighting that USADA is looking to test...

Aug 3, 2016 2:14 pm

Two high-profile bouts targeted for UFC 204

While there has been no official word as to what fight will headline UFC 204 on October 8th, there are two high profile fights that are being targeted for the card. In addition to the rumored Bisping vs. Henderson rematch going down in the main event, MMAFighting is reporting that Jimi Manuwa vs. Ovince Saint...

Aug 3, 2016 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Randy Couture rips on New Jersey State Athletic Control Board deputy commissioner

UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture is a part of the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) MMA rules and regulations committee and was present at the conference on Tuesday that addressed new rule changes to the sport of mixed martial arts. Following New Jersey State Athletic Control Board deputy commissioner Rhonda Uttley-Herring speech about...

Aug 3, 2016 12:41 pm

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia spars with Babalu Sobral

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has been busy sharpening her MMA skills with trainer Babalu Sobral. Despite having a hard time finding opponents that are willing to step up to face her, Garcia is set to appear on the RIZIN 2 card, which is scheduled to take place on September 25 in Japan. Check...

Aug 3, 2016 12:20 pm

Nick Diaz and Tyron Woodley start their feud on social media

Immediately after Tyron Woodley knocked out Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 to become the new UFC welterweight champion of the world, “The chosen one” campaigned for a fight with Nick Diaz. Diaz, fresh off an 18-month suspension for testing positive for marijuana, said that he isn’t in any rush to get back in the Octagon....

Aug 3, 2016 11:36 am

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia open to fighting a man and knocking him out

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has transitioned to the sport of mixed martial arts and is continuing to learn all aspects of the game. Garcia holds a 2-0 professional MMA record but is having a hard time finding opponents that are willing to go to competition with her. Garcia and her trainer Babalu Sobral...

Aug 3, 2016 10:58 am

Jose Aldo gives major update on Conor McGregor’s next fight

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo is longing to avenge his KO loss to Conor McGregor. Following an impressive win over Frankie Edgar to capture the interim title at UFC 200, Aldo is just waiting for McGregor to finish his business with the non-title welterweight fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 so that...

Aug 3, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | UFC 201: The Thrill & Agony (preview)

In the main event of UFC 201 this past weekend, Tyron Woodley shocked the world as he knocked out Robbie Lawler in just minutes to claim the UFC welterweight championship. While the fight was a short one, it was an extremely impressive one for Woodley, who left the Octagon unscathed according to the UFC 201...

Aug 3, 2016 10:40 am

UFC officially announces Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson

After a brief period of anticipation, the UFC has officially announced Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson. Reports emerged earlier this week that the former lightweight champ would be returning to the Octagon in November to fight #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated showdown, however there had been no official word on...

Aug 3, 2016 10:25 am

Peggy Morgan gives photo update days after horrific fight injury

Peggy Morgan’s swelling on her face that ballooned up from the strikes of Megan Anderson was a hot topic of conversation over the weekend. Anderson picked up a first round TKO victory over the TUF veteran at Invicta FC 18. Despite the horrific injury and loss, Morgan seemed to be in good spirits after the...

Aug 3, 2016 10:08 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov waiting on call for title shot

UFC lightweight star Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov is widely regarded as one of the best fighters on the UFC roster without a title belt. Nurmagomedov’s run at a UFC title has been a rather lengthy one however given his 2-year layoff following his win 2014 win over Rafael dos Anjos. After making his successful return...

Aug 3, 2016 9:07 am

Ray Sefo backs up Mark Hunt in regards to PED frustrations

UFC heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt has continued to make headlines following his UFC 200 scrap with Brock Lesnar last month, where he lost a unanimous decision. Following the fight, it was revealed that Lesnar had failed both an out-of-competition pre-fight drug test, as well as a fight night drug test. That didn’t sit too well...

Aug 3, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg sparring hard with male partner

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has earned the reputation as one of the most feared female strikers in MMA. To add to Cyborg’s lengthy list of MMA and Muay Thai accomplishments, she recently made her UFC debut easier this year, where she TKOd Leslie Smith in just over a minute. While no date has...

Aug 3, 2016 8:16 am

Tyron Woodley says Georges St-Pierre wants to fight

After winning the UFC welterweight championship this past Saturday in the main event of UFC 201, Tyron Woodley set his sights on a money fight with either Georges St-Pierre or Nick Diaz. The decision drew much criticism for the Missouri native, who many believed was ducking welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Despite that, Woodley...

Aug 3, 2016 7:42 am

Royce Gracie not giving Amir Khan chance in Conor McGregor fight

While former boxing champion Amir Khan isn’t signed to the UFC roster, the British prizefighter has expressed his interest in making the jump to MMA in order to fight UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Khan made headlines last month when he posted a photo of himself with a UFC championship belt on his social media...

Aug 3, 2016 2:02 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz punks fans picking Conor McGregor to win UFC 202 rematch

Nate Diaz is ready to show the world that the first fight with Conor McGregor was no fluke as he prepares for the rematch set for UFC 202 on August 20. While doing a media tour recently, Diaz appeared in a skit on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to surprise some unsuspecting fans of Conor McGregor. From...