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Apr 3, 2017 7:37 am

Former champ Rafael Dos Anjos to make welterweight debut at UFC Singapore this June

Earlier this year, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos announced his intention to move up to the welterweight division. The former champ cited an increasingly difficult cut to the lightweight division’s 155-pound cap as the reason for this move. “I reached the top of [lightweight],” he said in a Tweet. “It’s been a hard...

Apr 3, 2017 7:17 am

VIDEO | Snoop Dogg admires the “cold technique” of UFC 210’s Daniel Cormier

Not long ago, a video of rap legend Snoop Dogg narrating Khabib Nurmagomedov’s destruction of Michael Johnson went viral on the Internet. Shortly after this sensational video hit the World Wide Web, the ever-savvy folks in the UFC marketing department linked up with Snoop, and enlisted him to do some more narration work. Snoop’s latest...

Apr 3, 2017 6:30 am

VIDEO | Kick off fight week with Countdown to UFC 210

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. In UFC 210’s main event, we’ll see UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempt to defend his title against absurdly powerful challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. This undeniably competitive title fight will be a rematch of an exciting 2014 affair, which saw...


Apr 2, 2017 1:01 pm

UFC 211 Fight Card and Rumors

The octagon will return to Dallas, Texas on May 13 for UFC 211. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champ Stipe Miocic taking on former title holder Junior dos Santos. Miocic and dos Santos first met in December of 2014 with the Brazilian emerging victorious via unanimous decision...

Apr 2, 2017 11:33 am

VIDEO | BJJ whiz Mackenzie Dern gets tapped out in Rio de Janeiro

Mackenzie Dern is one of the most recognizable names in grappling. Having gone 3-0 in MMA – including a 2016 Submission of the Year contender over Montana Stewart – she’s also becoming one of the biggest names in women’s mixed martial arts. Unfortunately, Dern had a bit of a rough night in Rio De Janeiro,...

Apr 2, 2017 10:37 am

UFC 210 odds update: Cormier and ‘Rumble’ dead-even heading into fight week

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. In the main event of the UFC’s anticipated Buffalo debut, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will attempt to defend his throne opposite torpedo-fisted challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. This bout will mark a rematch of a fun 2014 scrap, which saw Cormier...

Apr 2, 2017 9:29 am

Bas Rutten on Germaine de Randamie: She can hang with “Cyborg”

Though nothing is confirmed just yet, it’s very possible that new UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie’s first title defense could be against destructive MMA superstar Cris “Cyborg” Justino. If this is indeed the way things unfold, De Randamie will likely enter the fight as a substantial underdog. According to beloved  MMA veteran Bas...

Apr 2, 2017 8:43 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov: UFC 209 withdrawal was “100% my fault”

Back in early March, in the co-main event of UFC 209, undefeated lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov was expected to take on streaking rival Tony Ferguson for the UFC interim lightweight title. Regrettably, Nurmagomedov was forced out of this contest at the last minute, as he was hospitalized due to complications resulting from his weight cut....

Apr 2, 2017 6:17 am

VIDEO | Dylan Andrews scores a thunderous KO over fellow UFC veteran

LAWD. Dylan Andrews brutally KO's Papy Abedi at Superior Challenge 15 today. This was a rematch of their UFC fight from 2013. pic.twitter.com/fgtxak5iNg — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) April 2, 2017 Over the weekend, Sweden’s Superior Challenge hosted its 15th card. In the main event of this card, which emanated from beautiful Stockholm, Sweden, we saw two...

Apr 1, 2017 8:29 pm

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier is jacked ahead of UFC 210 rematch with Anthony Johnson

Daniel Cormier is jacked ahead of UFC 210 rematch with Anthony Johnson! Next weekend the octagon will invade Buffalo, New York for UFC 210. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch between current division title holder Daniel Cormier and top contender Anthony Johnson. “DC” and “Rumble” first met at UFC...

Apr 1, 2017 2:34 pm

Scott Coker weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Throughout the course of 2017, boxing icon Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor have continued to be linked to a boxing match. While conflicting reports have continued to emerge on the matter, McGregor recently informed media members at a boxing event at the Madison Square Garden that a fight was “very close” to being...

Apr 1, 2017 1:25 pm

VIDEO | UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby breaks down UFC 210 fights

UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby has earned the reputation as the best matchmaker in MMA. Ahead of April 8th’s light heavyweight showdown between UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson, Shelby sat down with UFC correspondent Megan Olivi to break down the fight, as well as several other high-profile...

Apr 1, 2017 1:04 pm

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is “always” around a title fight

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has certainly had a long and storied rivalry with current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The pair’s rivalry began several years ago, and escalated to an all new level when the pair were involved in their infamous press conference brawl. While the pair have been scheduled to fight...

Apr 1, 2017 12:34 pm

Ferguson calls for Conor McGregor to ‘vacate belt now’ if pursuing boxing

UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson recently found himself without an opponent when lightweight #1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of their scheduled interim lightweight title fight the day of weigh-ins. This week, Ferguson appeared on UFC Tonight to discuss the lightweight title picture, as well as Conor McGregor, and a potential fight between McGregor &...

Apr 1, 2017 11:52 am

VIDEO | Sergei Kharitonov destroys Chase Gormley with brutal uppercut

Kharitonov KO! #Bellator175 pic.twitter.com/EgqGjMFYsA — MMA MOVEMENT (@mma_movement) April 1, 2017 Friday night on the main card of Bellator 175, heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov picked up one of the most devastating and impressive knockout wins in recent Bellator memory. Kharitonov stepped into the cage looking to bounce back from his recent KO loss to Javy Ayala...

Apr 1, 2017 9:58 am

Gegard Mousasi explains how “stupid” Bisping vs. St-Pierre affects the division

Early in 2017, news surfaced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon to fight middleweight champion Michael Bisping. UFC President Dana White confirmed the news, and both Bisping and St-Pierre appeared at a press conference for the scrap. With that being said, there was no date given for the...

Apr 1, 2017 9:15 am

VIDEO | King Mo vs. Rampage Jackson 2 (Highlights)

Friday night in Rosemont, IL, MMA legend Rampage Jackson stepped into the cage with MMA veteran Mohammad ‘King Mo’ Lawal for a highly anticipated rematch three years in the making. Going into the fight, King Mo promised to use his wrestling to lay on top of the heavier Rampage for fifteen minutes. Come fight night...

Mar 31, 2017 11:36 pm

Jorge Masvidal fires back at Michael Bisping for predicting he loses

The UFC’s welterweight division is certainly one of the most stacked divisions in the entire promotion. With no potential shortage of contenders for welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, top ranked welterweights Jorge Masivdal and Demian Maia will square off in a highly anticipated showdown on May 11th at UFC 211. The winner will likely receive a...

Mar 31, 2017 11:22 pm

Cris Cyborg signs to fight Rizin open weight tournament

THIS JUST IN! Shocking news has surfaced that on the heels of relinquishing the Invicta FC women’s featherweight title, WMMA legend Cris Cyborg has now signed to Rizin FF to fight in their open-weight tournament for the Rizin FF title belt. This of course comes on the heels of Cyborg calling for a UFC 214...

Mar 31, 2017 11:21 pm

BREAKING! Jon Jones returns at heavyweight against a former champion

Jon Jones returns at heavyweight against a former champion! Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon “Bones” Jones is making his long-discussed move to the promotions heavyweight division. News just broke that Jon Jones will return to the octagon at July’s highly anticipated UFC 213 pay-per-view event where he will square off with former UFC heavyweight...

Mar 31, 2017 2:17 pm

First look at UFC’s updated anti-doping policy

Since partnering with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, the number of fighters who have been suspended for violating the USADA/UFC anti-doping policy has skyrocketed. With that being said, subsequently, the number of fighters using PEDs has dropped drastically. Now, going into April, the UFC has released its updated anti-doping policy under their USADA partnership, which includes...

Mar 31, 2017 2:13 pm

VIDEO | First look at Dillon Danis in Bellator gear

Grappling sensation Dillon Danis is set to make his Bellator MMA debut in the near future as his signing with the promotion was announced earlier this month. In the video above, we get a look at Danis doing a photoshoot in Bellator gear wearing the Bellator MMA gloves. The training partner of UFC lightweight champion...

Mar 31, 2017 1:57 pm

PHOTOS | Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson weighing in at 205, 216, 224, and 253

Last year, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson told Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour that he was diagnosed with an underactive thyroid, which causes him to gain weight at a more rapid pace. With spending nearly his entire career fighting at light heavyweight, Jackson said that going back to 205 may only be possible if he changes...

Mar 31, 2017 1:47 pm

Joe Rogan explains why the UFC “can’t” book McGregor vs. Nurmagomedov

Recently, top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his UFC 209 co-main event scrap with Tony Ferguson after being unable to make the lightweight title fight limit of 155 pounds. Nurmagomedov was taken to the hospital in the early hours of the morning after enduring a tremendous amount of pain. Ultimately, after...

Mar 31, 2017 1:31 pm

Light heavyweights weigh in on Jon Jones and an immediate title shot

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is eligible to fight in the UFC again on July 7 as his one-year suspension for testing positive for banned substances will be up. With Jones’ fight eligibility date approaching, many are wondering if there will be an immediate title shot in line when the former king of...