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Dec 24, 2015 2:29 pm

Despite losing Bisping fight, Mousasi staying on London card

Earlier today it was announced that Michael Bisping would be fighting Anderson Silva in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ on February 27th. There was much speculation as to what would happen to Gegard Mousasi now that Michael Bisping has a new opponent. Mousasi released a statement on Twitter to reveal that he...

Dec 18, 2015 8:59 am

Dos Anjos “way more” motivated for Cerrone fight

Rafael Dos Anjos is set to defend his UFC lightweight championship tomorrow night in Orlando Florida against Donald Cerrone, who he defeated back in 2013. While both fighters have certainly been on tears since they last fought each other, Rafael Dos Anjos says he is way more motivated for his 2nd fight against Cerrone than...

Dec 12, 2015 10:41 am

Jon “Bones” Jones New Sponsorship with Floyd “Money” Mayweather???

After Jon “Bones” Jones was stripped of his UFC title following a hit and run accident that resulted in a pregnant woman being injured,  Jones is ready to move on.  The former UFC champion has had a number of losses associated with the accident and possibly one that hits the hardest, financial loss.   Terminated...

Dec 8, 2015 3:46 pm

Aldo’s wife says Dana White pressured champ to fight at UFC 189

This Saturday Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor will finally meet inside the Octagon, barring any last-minute setbacks. The last time these two men were scheduled to fight was back at UFC 189, however a rib injury late in camp forced Aldo out of the bout. Chad Mendes was selected as a replacement for Aldo, and...


Dec 4, 2015 8:31 am

White discusses injury bug, how to fix it

We don’t want to jinx anything…but there are some big fights coming up at the end of 2015, and the beginning of 2016. With that being said, it’s understandable for the UFC brass to be concerned with the good old ‘injury bug’ which has been plaguing MMA even more so than ever the last year....

Nov 28, 2015 5:43 pm

PHOTO | Jedrzejczyk’s interesting reflex training while recovering from surgery

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is fresh off of an impressive decision win over Valerie Letourneau in the co-main event of UFC 193 this past month. In the fight Jedrzejczyk injured her right hand, and needed to undergo surgery. While recovering she has taken up an interesting training method to keep her reflexes sharp....

Nov 28, 2015 5:22 am

Doo Ho Choi TKO’s Sam Sicilia in the first round!

A lightweight tilt between Doo Ho Choi (13-1 MMA) and Sam Sicilia (15-6 MMA) kicked off the UFC Fight Night 79 main card in Seoul, Korea. The fight did not last long, as both men were happy to exchange right from the get go. Hometown hero Doo Ho Choi was able to land the first...

Nov 27, 2015 9:15 am

REPLAY! TUF 22 Lobov vs. Gruetzemacher highlights

Earlier this week Chris Gruetzemacher was given a second chance on The Ultimate Fighter season 22 after Martin Svensson was injured and unable to fight Artem Lobov. Catch the highlights from Artem Lobov vs. Chris Gruetzemacher above!

Nov 26, 2015 9:57 am

Former boxing champion shot to death in Atlanta street robbery

Tragic news broke this morning that former cruiserweight boxing champion O’Neil Bell was shot to death in Atlanta by robbers. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution broke the story, which revealed that police currently believe 4 men were involved in the robbery and subsequent shooting. In addition, police are searching for a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser which was...

Nov 24, 2015 8:44 am

WATCH! Dean Lister’s shoulder pops out after horrific shoulder-lock

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] Nasty submission by Muhammad Kerimov against Dean Lister, his shoulder popped out!At Berkut BJJ Tournament. Posted by MMA Leech on Saturday, November 21, 2015 Ouch! This shoulder lock from Muhammad Kerimov that left Dean Lister with an injured shoulder from the Berkut BJJ Tournament is absolutely horrific. Check it out above.

Nov 21, 2015 2:25 pm

“Scarface” Vows to Get Snitch!

By Joe “JD” David Rumors tend to get out of control when “all eyes” are on you, going into what some analysts and spectators alike view as one of the largest UFC fights to date. Jose Aldo Jr was a “no show” due to a rib injury in July, two weeks before fight night. The X-factor?...

Nov 19, 2015 3:43 pm

This Weekend’s Main Event: Magny vs Gastelum

By Joe “JD” David   This Saturday’s UFC main event headliner, airing on FOX Sports 1 from Monterrey, Mexico will dictate who will be next to face Top 10 opposition.  #15 ranked Kevin Gastelum is ready and willing to prove that he belongs in the elite and stacked welterweight division.  A decisive victory will set...

Nov 14, 2015 6:45 pm

UFC 193 Results: Jake Matthews earns TKO victory over Akbarh Arreola

A lightweight scrap featuring Jake Matthews (10-1 MMA) taking on Akbarh Arreola (23-10-1 MMA) finished off the UFC 193 prelims in Australia. Jake Matthews got rocked by a Akbarh Arreola head kick early on in the opening round but was able to survive the impact. Arreola pounced on the injured Australian and was able to take Matthews back. Arreola attempted...

Nov 14, 2015 6:12 pm

UFC 193 Results: Kyle Noke TKO’s Peter Sobotta in Round 1

Welterweights Kyle Noke (22-7-1 MMA) and Peter Sobotta (15-5-1 MMA) squared off in the third televised bout of the UFC 193 prelims. Both fighters seemed more than happy to trade punches in the opening minute. After a couple of exchanges, Kyle Noke was able to land a hard front kick to the body of Peter...

Nov 14, 2015 6:46 am

Jorge Masvidal in against Benson Henderson for Thiago Alves

Early Saturday morning news broke that Thiago Alves had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Seoul’ main event bout with Benson Henderson as a result of a broken rib. The UFC and Henderson were both searching for an opponent to step in on short notice and fight on November 28th, and they have...

Nov 10, 2015 9:07 am

‘UFC FN: Sao Paulo’ medical suspensions

This past Saturday MMA fans saw an action packed night of fights from Sao Paulo Brazil headlined by Vitor Belfort’s TKO win over Dan Henderson. As always, fighters sustain injuries and are forced to sit on the sidelines. MMAFighting has the full list of medical suspensions from the CABMMA (Brazilian Commission). Matheus Nicolau: Suspended 14...

Nov 8, 2015 5:46 am

WATCH! Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins (Highlights)

Patrick Cummins made his octagon debut back in 2014 at UFC 170 when he stepped in as a late replacement for an injured Rashad Evans against Daniel Cormier. In the eyes of many, there was no way Cummins could ever live up to the hype that UFC was pumping out leading into that fight. While...

Nov 6, 2015 11:50 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘I am the same human as the all [of] you’

Салам аллейкум Всем, хочу Вам сказать что за последнюю неделю я получил в своих социальных сетях около 100 тысяч сообщений, с разных уголков мира, кто то был недоволен мною, а кто то поддержал, спасибо всем кто поддержал и продолжают это делать, да последние почти 2 года я получаю травмы и выбиваю с поединков подводя как...

Nov 6, 2015 9:28 am

10 year study finds boxing more dangerous than MMA

The subject of brain trauma in combat sports has been picking up steam over the last several years. A 10 year study was conducted at the University OF Alberta Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic and then subsequently published in the Clinical Journal Of Sports Medicine, revealing that while more injuries occur in MMA fights, they...

Nov 4, 2015 10:21 pm

Nurmagomedov still noncommittal about MMA return

Last month when Khabib Nurmagomedov injured his rib and was forced out of his TUF 22 finale fight against Tony Ferguson, ‘The Eagle’ also revealed that he may never return to the Octagon. He made a post on Instagram that included “I’m not sure if I will ever come back.” On Wednesday’s UFC Tonight it...

Nov 4, 2015 8:27 am

Kelvin Gastelum reacts to Neil Magny stepping up to save UFC FN 78 main event

Tuesday evening it was revealed that Neil Magny had stepped up on short notice to fight Kelvin Gastelum at the main event of UFC Fight Night 78 on November 21st after Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown was forced out of the bout with an ankle injury. Gastelum took to social media, after the UFC announced Magny...

Nov 3, 2015 8:56 am

TJ Grant discusses potential UFC return

TJ Grant hasn’t been in the Octagon since May of 2013 when he scored an impressive TKO win over Gray Maynard in a title eliminator bout. Following the win, Grant was expected to face then-champion Benson Henderson at UFC 164, however a concussion sustained in training forced him out of the bout. Grant then went...

Nov 2, 2015 9:19 am

Ben Askren discusses fans hating on CM Punk

Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk has been a magnet for criticism coming from the two worlds of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts. After turning his back on professional wrestling to give a shot at MMA, fans from the WWE will have to wait and see if Punk ever makes it back to...

Oct 31, 2015 10:30 am

Khabib’s dad blames injury on improper training regime

Khabib Nurmagomedov withdrew from his 3rd fight in a row earlier this week when he suffered a rib injury in training. This comes after back to back serious knee injuries that have sidelined Nurmagomedov since his unanimous decision win over Rafael Dos Anjos back in April of 2014. Nurmagomedov’s father and coach, Abdulmanap, took to...

Oct 30, 2015 11:21 pm

VanZant didn’t hesitate when offered Namajunas fight

Earlier this week it was announced that Joanne Calderwood had been forced out of her UFC FN 80 headlining bout against Paige VanZant. It was also announced that Rose Namajunas had stepped in on short notice to fight VanZant in the main event. MMAFighting spoke to VanZant to discuss her thoughts on fighting Namajunas as...

Oct 30, 2015 9:09 am

Rustam Khabilov blasts Tom Lawlor & Will Brooks for bashing Khabib Nurmagomedov

Thursday evening it was announced that Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his bout against Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th due to a rib injury. Immediately after the announcement fighters took to Twitter to give their thoughts on Nurmagomedov’s withdrawal from the bout. Tom Lawlor and Will Brooks used the...

Oct 30, 2015 7:44 am

Fighters react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had injured his rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The next morning Nurmagomedov took to Instagram to let his followers know that he may never return to the Octagon. Fighters took to Twitter...

Oct 30, 2015 7:17 am

Nurmagomedov contemplating retirement after most recent injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had broken a rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The injury is the third in a row for Nurmagomedov, who hasn’t fought since April of 2014 when he defeated Rafael Dos Anjos. A...