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Apr 15, 2016 11:48 am

UFC Fight Night 89 Ottawa card sets new record

It didn’t take long for the UFC to sell out the UFC Fight Night 89 event, which is the UFC’s debut in Ottawa, Canada. Over 10,000 tickets were sold. According to the UFC, the event “will be the largest arena show in TD Place history. It also marks the fastest sellout at The Arena at...

Mar 18, 2016 4:10 pm

Donald Cerrone vs. Patrick Cote targeted for UFC Fight Night 89

Donald Cerrone had a successful debut at Welterweight about a month ago and hopes to continue at UFC Fight Night 89. The UFC should be announcing this fight very soon. It looks like Cerrone will be facing Canadian star Patrick Cote in Ottawa Ontario, Canada June 18. The pair will co-headline the event and is...

Mar 12, 2016 11:38 am

Stephen Thompson wanted title shot against Robbie Lawler

Last month, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson picked up the biggest win of his professional MMA career as he became the first man to stop former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Thompson showcased his elite level striking skills as he picked Hendricks apart and ultimately rocked the champ before finishing with a flurry of strikes that forced...


Mar 9, 2016 8:37 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre: “I don’t know if I’m retired”

Since Georges St-Pierre took his indefinite hiatus from the UFC after his UFC 167 win over Johny Hendricks back in 2013, there has been much speculation as to when ‘Rush’ would return to the Octagon. Throughout the past several months, there have been hints as to St-Pierre coming out of retirement. First, St-Pierre’s Tristar teammate...

Mar 5, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC Unstoppable’ press conference highlights

Yesterday the UFC previewed several of their upcoming events, and announced several new fights including Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III, Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson, and more. Of course, things got heated between several fighters, specifically Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier, Luke Rockhold & Chris Weidman, and Dominick Cruz & Urijah Faber. You can...

Mar 2, 2016 1:40 pm

What happens if another megastar loses- Conor McGregor v Nate Diaz

Fighting up a weight class or two seems impossible for most MMA fighters but not for Conor McGregor.  It’s not that he wasn’t training for a fight, he was, but it was supposed to be a 155 lbs. title fight instead of 145 lbs. where he is the champ. With the 155 lbs. champ pulling...

Feb 20, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | This kid is the future of striking

DAMN! Look at those kicks! Posted by Muay Thai Guy on Saturday, February 13, 2016 UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald is often hailed as the first of the ‘next generation’ of fighters who grew up practicing martial arts from a very young age, and specialize in MMA rather than one specific discipline. In the video above...

Feb 18, 2016 9:16 am

WATCH! Robbie Lawler discusses brain trauma from 5-round wars

UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has been involved in several 5-round wars inside the Octagon. Due to Lawler’s aggressive ‘in your face’ style of fighting he has become a fan favorite fighter. With that being said, Lawler has taken a tremendous amount of damage in his last few fights, specifically his fights with Rory MacDonald...

Feb 12, 2016 9:20 am

WATCH! Georges St. Pierre shows off gymnastics skills in new video

While Georges St. Pierre revealed that the UFC has tried to bring him out of retirement recently, the former champ also revealed that if he returns to the Octagon, it will be when he wants. There’s been much speculation as to when or if St. Pierre will ever return to the Octagon. UFC President Dana...

Feb 10, 2016 8:40 am

Tyron Woodley: Stephen Thompson “didn’t earn a title shot”

UFC President Dana White stated previously that Tyron Woodley is the rightful #1 contender at welterweight due to Johny Hendricks weight-cut mishap leading up to their UFC 191 scrap last year. With that being said, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson’s impressive 1st round TKO win over Hendricks this past Saturday in Las Vegas has everyone talking. While...

Feb 9, 2016 2:09 pm

Georges St. Pierre sheds new light on departure from the UFC, talks return

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre has never confirmed that he will in fact return to the UFC, however that hasn’t stopped everyone from speculating as to whether or not ‘Rush’ will return. In addition to his coach stating that GSP could be preparing to ‘make a splash’ soon, Rory MacDonald slipped up and...

Feb 9, 2016 11:08 am

MUST SEE! How to fight a bigger opponent with Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi

Check out this informative video from Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. In this video, Zahabi goes into detail on the gameplan going into a fight against a bigger and stronger opponent. The caption for the instructional video reads: “How do you fight a bigger stronger opponent is maybe the number one question I keep getting...

Feb 9, 2016 8:39 am

Stephen Thompson makes massive jump up UFC welterweight rankings

This past Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Las Vegas’ Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson shocked the world as he ran right through former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Thompson showed that his style of kickboxing works against elite level wrestlers such as Johny Hendricks as he picked up an impressive 1st round TKO win. With the win...

Feb 6, 2016 8:02 am

Results from ‘2016 World MMA Awards’

Last night the 2016 World MMA Awards went down in Las Vegas at The Venetian. The event, which was hosted by MMA veteran Urijah Faber, was a memorable one that even saw Conor McGregor throw some verbal jabs at UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The event was also a big one for UFC women’s bantamweight...

Jan 4, 2016 6:06 pm

Robbie Lawler has absorbed the most significant strikes in the UFC

Robbie Lawler has been in crazy wars since stepping back into the Octagon in 2013. Lawler’s title defense against Rory MacDonald in 2015 was marked the “Fight of the Year” and is up there for one of the greatest battles in the UFC.  Just two days into 2016 with another strong campaign in a war with...

Jan 2, 2016 7:31 am

WATCH! Robbie Lawler’s rise to the top

Robbie Lawler has been in the fight game for nearly 15 years. With a total of almost 40 professional fights, Robbie Lawler’s climb to the top has been quite the journey! Given his aggressive ‘in your face’ style that made his welterweight showdown with Rory MacDonald a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate, it’s no secret...