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Apr 26, 2017 1:52 pm

Rafael dos Anjos to be ‘hometown’ favorite at UFC Fight Night 111

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is set to make his UFC welterweight debut on June 17 against #11 UFC ranked welterweight Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night 111. The fight takes place in at Singapore Indoor Stadium and although dos Anjos hails from Brazil and is currently living in California, Singapore is another...

Apr 26, 2017 1:14 pm

VIDEO | Cub Swanson breaks down his spinning elbow against Artem Lobov

This past weekend in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’, #4 ranked featherweight Cub Swanson picked up a unanimous decision win over SBG Ireland’s Artem Lobov in the main event of what proved to be a stellar card. During the course of his fight with Lobov, Swanson does as he normally does, and...

Apr 26, 2017 12:37 pm

PHOTO | Mickey Gall shows off cut from CM Punk training camp

UFC prospect Mickey Gall may be the least experienced fighter on the UFC roster, however the young prospect quickly made a name for himself in 2016 when he picked up three straight submission wins. Gall was initially brought into the UFC to fight former WWE champion CM Punk in Punk’s highly anticipated UFC debut, however...

Apr 26, 2017 12:15 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping criticizes Georges St-Pierre’s bigger physique

It has been over three years since Georges St-Pierre fought in the UFC and is slated for his return to the Octagon against UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Although the fight date has not been announced, many fans are anxious to see the how the former welterweight kingpin will do after the long layoff and...

Apr 26, 2017 11:58 am

Michael Page becoming free agent

Bellator MMA’s Michael Page possesses arguably one of the most impressive highlight reels in MMA today. The British star has managed to rack up an impressive 12-0 professional record while racking up numerous highlights reel knockouts, most notably his flying knee KO win over Cyborg Santos nearly a year ago. While Michael Page has remained...

Apr 26, 2017 11:22 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre looking a bit different ahead of Michael Bisping fight

Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is set to return to fighting in the UFC after taking a break for over three years from competing in the Octagon. “Rush” will be stepping up in weight for his return to competing in the UFC and will fight for the UFC middleweight championship title against current champion Michael...

Apr 26, 2017 10:42 am

Bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt gets engaged

UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt is one of the fastest rising stars in MMA – but don’t expect him to be adopting the Dan Bilzerian playboy lifestyle. The bantamweight king is now engaged to his long time girlfriend, Danny Pimsanguan. Pimsanguan announced her engagement to Garbrandt on her Instagram account. Garbrandt then shared this post...

Apr 26, 2017 10:35 am

VIDEO | New footage of TJ Dillashaw sparring Vasiliy Lomachenko

It was fun learning and sparring with the best. It's great to expand your knowledge whatever discipline you practice. You can never learn enough or better yourself in life and also your craft. Thanks again @lomachenkovasiliy for allowing me in to your training camp. Anyone want to see the entire sparring session? 😉 #lomachenko A...

Apr 26, 2017 10:00 am

VIDEO | ‘Detective Sage Northcutt’ interrogates suspect in fake movie trailer

UFC lightweight Sage Northcutt has been playfully teased on occasion by the MMA community for being extremely kind and polite in a sport where trash talk has become the norm. In a newly released fake movie trailer, ‘Detective Sage Northcutt’ makes his big screen debut as he works on interrogating a suspect. Check out the...

Apr 26, 2017 9:50 am

Report: Renan Barao to return to bantamweight after short featherweight career

These days, weight cutting is a hot-button issue in MMA. This longstanding practice has left us with many cancelled fights, and worse still, many unhealthy fighters, some of whom have fainted or had to be hospitalized while trying desperately to sweat out water weight. One of the worst cuts in recent memory occurred in 2014,...

Apr 26, 2017 8:59 am

Dana White explains why the Fertitta brothers turned down $5 billion buyout

Throughout the course of the UFC’s buyout, fight fans were consistently in awe of the high figures being offered to the UFC. Ultimately of course, the Fertitta brothers sold the promotion for $4 billion to WME-IMG. Interestingly enough however, UFC President Dana White has now revealed that the Fertittas received an offer to purchase the...

Apr 26, 2017 8:48 am

Holly Holm confident she’s “in the mix” despite skid

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm has hit a bit of a rough patch since her iconic UFC 193 knockout win over Ronda Rousey. Following her win over Rousey, Holm stepped into the Octagon with Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196, where she hoped to make her first successful title defense....

Apr 26, 2017 7:10 am

Al Iaquinta blasts Kevin Lee and others in fiery Twitter tirade

Late last year, New York’s Al Iaquinta withdrew from the stacked UFC 205, citing a contract dispute with the UFC. This dispute continued over the coming weeks, until Iaquinta opted to hang up the gloves, and focus on a burgeoning real estate career. Thankfully for Iaquinta fans, this retirement was short-lived. Over the weekend, the...

Apr 26, 2017 6:29 am

Despite entertaining beef, Marc Diakiese will not be fighting Paul Felder next

Earlier this year, when the UFC touched down in London, England, undefeated lightweight prospect Marc Diakiese picked up one of the best knockouts of 2017 thus far, one-punching Teemu Packalen just 30 seconds into the first round of the fight. With this win, Diakiese moved to an impressive 12-0, and set himself up for a...

Apr 26, 2017 5:54 am

VIDEO | Frank Mir won’t let USADA ban end career, wants to fight in Japan

Earlier this month, news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had been slapped with a two-year ban from the United States Anti-Doping Agency. His suspension stems from an in-competition test, conducted after his knockout loss to Mark Hunt. Mir tested positive for metabolites of the banned substance dehydrochloromethyltestosterone. Initially, it was Mir’s plan to combat...

Apr 25, 2017 2:17 pm

VIDEO | Insane boxing knockout leaves crumpled opponent on the ropes

Knockouts are a spectacle of combat sports that get so many fans drawn into the competitions. For boxers, it is the ultimate end all as with mixed martial arts competitions there are also the submissions that can bring a decisive end to the fight. Here, we take a look at this nasty boxing knockout from...

Apr 25, 2017 1:22 pm

CM Punk to star in MTV reality series ‘The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros’

CM Punk will be making his way back to television as it was announced on Monday that he will be one of 10 athletes set to star in the MTV reality series “The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros.” “The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros will pit 10 of America’s top athletes against familiar faces from the long-running...

Apr 25, 2017 12:31 pm

Frank Mir says his feelings have been hurt under new UFC ownership

It has been a rough year for former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir. After testing positive for dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (DHCMT) in March 2016, which is on the banned substances list, Mir just recently was given his sanction from USADA that has him banned from competition for two years. Mir is eligible to fight again in April...

Apr 25, 2017 11:50 am

VIDEO | Top 10 UFC knockouts of 2017 so far

2016 was a great year for UFC knockouts. We saw Michael Bisping KO Luke Rockhold. We saw Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone chop Matt Brown down with a head kick. We watched Tyron Woodley crush the notoriously durable Robbie Lawler to win UFC welterweight gold. We saw Conor McGregor smash Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title....

Apr 25, 2017 10:56 am

PHOTO | UFC Singapore gets cool official poster

On June 17, the UFC will return to Asia with UFC Singapore. The promotion has been sure to stack this Asian return with some excellent fights. In the UFC Singapore main event, we’ll see former UFC women’s bantamweight champ and recent featherweight title challenger Holly Holm take on former bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia. The...

Apr 25, 2017 9:26 am

VIDEO | Jimmie Rivera sparring TJ Dillashaw, claims Dillashaw has no KO power

Several years ago, UFC bantamweights TJ Dillashaw and Jimmie Rivera took part in a sparring session at Roufusport gym in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The sparring session was kept quiet until now, when video footage of the session, which allegedly took place 4 years ago, was leaked online. While Rivera has confirmed that he did not leak...

Apr 25, 2017 9:11 am

Diego Sanchez sends lengthy message to supporters following KO loss

This past weekend, on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Lobov’, UFC icon Diego Sanchez returned to the Octagon in hopes of building on his November win over Marcin Held. Unfortunately for Sanchez, who has been known as ‘The Original Ultimate Fighter’ given the fact that he was the inaugural TUF 1...

Apr 25, 2017 8:54 am

Conor McGregor’s manager gives Nate Diaz path to Conor McGregor trilogy fight

In 2016, UFC superstars Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz put on two of the most iconic fights in UFC history. Just two weeks before Conor McGregor was scheduled to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 196, it was revealed that the lightweight champion was forced out of the fight with...