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Sep 1, 2016 6:40 pm

CM Punk: ‘I know what I’m good at, I know what I’m gonna be good at’

Former WWE superstar CM Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, is set to make his professional mixed martial arts debut in the biggest MMA promotion in the world in a little over a week. Brooks will face 2-0 Mickey Gall, which will be the UFC debut for both fighters. The two will meet at...

Aug 31, 2016 2:46 pm

Finalized Lineup and Bout Order for UFC 203

UFC 203 which will go down from Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena on September 10, is now just over a week away. Here’s the finalized lineup and bout order for the card, from Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem’s heavyweight title fight, to the long-awaited debut of CM Punk, to the Fight Pass Prelims. The Main Card...

Aug 30, 2016 12:24 pm

Video | Jovial JDS Announces He’s Ready to Return to Training

Things were looking pretty rough for Junior Dos Santos at the end of 2015. On December 19, in his first fight in over a year, the former heavyweight champ looked torpid and gun-shy, and was ultimately knocked out by Alistair Overeem. Luckily, Dos Santos was able to bounce back big-time in his next bout, thumping...


Aug 29, 2016 6:58 pm

VIDEO | Watch Josh Barnett Decimate Frank Mir

This weekend, the UFC returns to beautiful Hamburg, Germany with an exciting night of fights. The card will be headlined by a showdown between Josh Barnett (34-8) and Andrei Arlovski (25-12)–two heavyweights that have been at it for years, yet still remain relevant players in this most unpredictable of divisions. In advance of this pivotal...

Aug 1, 2016 11:17 am

PHOTO | CM Punk featured in new UFC 203 Poster

Former WWE champion CM Punk (0-0 MMA) will make his octagon debut at September’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland, Ohio. Punk is set to take on Mickey Gall (2-0 MMA) at the event, which takes place September 10 live from Quicken Loans Arena. UFC 203 is headlined by a heavyweight title fight featuring current...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 6, 2016 9:47 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar confident ahead of UFC return despite layoff

On Saturday, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will return to the Octagon to face heavyweight legend Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200. Lesnar, who hasn’t fought in 5 years, dropped back to back losses prior to stepping away from the Octagon after being TKOd by Alistair Overeem. The loss has stuck...

Jul 3, 2016 7:47 am

Hunt on Lesnar: “If he comes in like a crazy man, I put him to sleep!”

Former UFC title challenger Mark Hunt will square off with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar in the co-main event of UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. The highly anticipated bout marks Lesnar’s first octagon appearance since suffering a TKO loss to Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 141. Meanwhile, “The...

Jun 27, 2016 10:26 am

MMA community reacts to the shocking death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo

Another shocking death has hit the MMA community. UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo was involved in a hit-and-run incident in Edmonton, Canada early Sunday morning and died later that day due to injuries sustained from the incident. Back in May, Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons was also killed in a hit-and-run incident. The MMA community reacted...

Jun 24, 2016 9:22 am

Dana White: Brock Lesnar could be in for a bad night

In the co-main event of UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to MMA after nearly 5 years to fight Mark Hunt in a highly anticipated matchup. Given Lesnar’s background as a division 1 All American wrestler, it isn’t a secret that he will look to take the...

Jun 23, 2016 2:21 am

UFC officially announces CM Punk’s debut at UFC 203 in Cleveland

The UFC officially announced the long-awaited debut of Phil Brooks, who is better known by his WWE name, CM Punk, early Thursday morning. BREAKING: @CMPunk announces on #UFCUnfiltered he'll debut vs @MickeyGall at #UFC203!!!! ➡️ https://t.co/kQZBxHzDcK pic.twitter.com/3jDGUruLVO — UFC (@ufc) June 23, 2016 Brooks is set to make his professional mixed martial arts debut against...

Jun 19, 2016 8:53 am

VIDEO | Lesnar vs. Hunt – The Beast is on the Hunt

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 89 broadcast, the UFC released a new preview for the highly anticipated Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt heavyweight showdown at UFC 200. The former UFC heavyweight champion will return to the octagon for the first time since losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. Meanwhile, Mark Hunt is coming...

Jun 12, 2016 12:45 pm

Report: Bethe Correia vs. Jessica Eye targeted for UFC 203

A women’s bantamweight bout that would surely produce fireworks is being targeted for September’s pay-per-view event in Cleveland, as Combate is reporting that a fight between Bethe Correia and Jessica Eye is in the works for UFC 203. Bethe Correia (9-2 MMA) is coming off back-to-back losses in her two most recent octagon appearances. The Brazilian was knocked...

Jun 9, 2016 10:46 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar talks UFC return, addiction, and more!

On July 9th, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon nearly 5 years following his last fight, in which he was TKOd by Alistair Overeem after returning from his bout with Diverticulitis. Lesnar will face Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200, in a matchup...

Jun 9, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell reacts to Brock Lesnar’s return to MMA

During the UFC 199 broadcast last weekend, it was revealed that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 199 for one fight. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years after he retired on a 2-fight losing streak after losing his heavyweight championship, and then being TKOd by Alistair Overeem....

Jun 7, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar talks MMA retirement in 2011, return in 2016

Back at UFC 141, Brock Lesnar returned to the Octagon against Alistair Overeem following surgery for diverticulitis. Lesnar lost in the very first round, and subsequently retired from MMA. During the UFC 199 broadcast, it was revealed through a UFC 200 promo that Brock Lesnar will be returning to the Octagon in the co-main event...

Jun 6, 2016 5:47 pm

Video | Paul Heyman talks UFC 200 with Brock Lesnar

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. “The Beast” sat down with his manager Paul Heyman to discuss what prompted his return to the octagon. Lesnar has not competed...

Jun 6, 2016 12:53 pm

Performance metrics – Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt for UFC 200

A juggernaut bout has just been added to UFC 200 as former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returns to the Octagon to fight Mark Hunt. @Fightnomics Reed just released a detailed breakdown of both Lesnar and Hunt and where each man holds an advantage, according to their fight history. Performance metrics #UFC200Brock Lesnar vs Mark...

Jun 6, 2016 12:01 pm

Mark Hunt vs. Brock Lesnar opening odds

Former UFC champion Brock Lesnar was a guest on ESPN’s SportsCenter this morning where he announced that he would be returning to the octagon at UFC 200 on July 9 to fight Mark Hunt. Lesnar, who has not fought since his 2011 loss to Alistair Overeem, has opened as a +120 underdog against Hunt, this...

Jun 6, 2016 8:59 am

Pros react to the Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt fight announcement

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Lesnar has not competed in mixed martial arts since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. The former champions...

Jun 6, 2016 7:35 am

Breaking! Brock Lesnar receives his opponent for UFC 200

This past weekend at UFC 199 in Los Angeles the UFC announced that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The promotion did not name an opponent for Lesnar that evening in Los Angeles (UFC 199), leaving fans across the world speculating...

Jun 4, 2016 10:41 pm

WWE releases statement on Brock Lesnar fighting at UFC 200

During last night’s UFC 199 pay-per-view broadcast, UFC officials announced that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The news came as quite a shock, as Lesnar has not stepped foot inside the octagon since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem....

Jun 4, 2016 8:43 pm

Brock Lesnar will return to the octagon at UFC 200

During tonight’s UFC 199 pay-per-view card it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. No opponent has been named for “The Beast” at this time. Lesnar has not fought since his UFC 141 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem in...

Jun 4, 2016 6:14 pm

Report: Brock Lesnar will return to fight at UFC 200

According to a report from MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani, UFC officials are currently in serious talks with former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar about returning to fight at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The report states that both sides are close to finalizing the deal and that Lesnar’s return to mixed martial arts could...

Jun 1, 2016 10:54 am

Stipe Miocic winning more fans over with a message to his haters

Fans have been jumping on the Stipe Miocic train as the spotlight has been on him since winning the UFC heavyweight title. It’s hard not to like the guy who can smash a homerun with his hometown Cleveland Indians and continues to work his day job as a firefighter/paramedic in Ohio, despite winning UFC gold....