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Oct 26, 2015 11:30 am

‘I took 6 years off from sparring’

Robbie Lawler is the perfect example of “never say never”. Fans were ecstatic to see “Ruthless” make his return at “UFC 157” in 2013 where due to the fact that he always gave them a show. Even though his run in Strikeforce was less-than-stellar, fans knew they would always get an exciting scrap when Lawler...

Oct 21, 2015 8:08 pm

Condit hoping for “legendary” fight against Lawler

The last time UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler took to the cage fight fans got to witness one of the greatest fights in mixed martial arts history, as “Ruthless” went to war with Rory MacDonald for the better part of five rounds before eventually earning a TKO victory over the talented Canadian late in the fight....

Oct 12, 2015 1:27 pm

Northcutt Heading To Tristar For Trial Period

UFC lightweight prospect Sage Northcutt (6-0 MMA) recently praised former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre as being one of the men who inspired him to succeed in mixed martial arts. “Georges St-Pierre is one of my favorite fighters,” Northcutt said prior to UFC 192. “He’s just a phenomenal athlete. If you look at him, he’s ripped up, and...


Oct 5, 2015 1:06 am

Cormier’s and Gustafsson’s epic UFC 192 fight retold in Claymation

When Alexander Gustafsson was revealed as the first challenger to Daniel Cormier’s newly won UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, fans and fighters alike were left scratching their heads. Ryan “Darth” Bader was the next logical opponent for Cormier, but it turns out UFC President Dana White had a feeling Cormier and Gus’ chemistry would create an...

Oct 4, 2015 8:49 pm

Official In Charge Of Ranking UFC Fighters Shames Woodley In Gross Public Rant

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s ranking system is one of the most confusing of its kind in professional sports. The rankings are generated by a voting panel of media members who are asked to vote on who they feel are the top fifteen fighters within their divisions. Third ranked Tyron Woodley was expected to clash with...

Oct 4, 2015 5:17 pm

All-Access! D.C. Gets Stitched Up And Laughed At Post-Fight

A video posted by Luke Rockhold (@lukerockhold) on Oct 3, 2015 at 10:43pm PDT Daniel Cormier stepped into the octagon on fight night at “UFC 192” ready to dominate Alexander Gustafsson with his superior grappling skills. The champion was forced to stray away from his gameplan, however, as “The Mauler’ truly brought the fight to...

Sep 29, 2015 3:24 pm

UFC Fighters Not Happy With USADA: ‘They Don’t Pick Up My Calls’

The United States Anti-Doping Agency, or USADA, is the third-party organization that handles the UFC’s drug testing since the start of their new policy. They’re the ones that have been randomly showing up to fighters houses at 6 in the morning to administer drug test. They’re also the ones that were in a bit of...

Sep 28, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Barnett and Hall make major jumps

UFC Fight Night 75 is in the books and some major changes were made to the official UFC rankings! Uriah Hall wasn’t even ranked in the top fifteen walking into Japan, but he catapulted himself into the top ten with his spinning kick/flying knee knockout against Gegard Mousasi. Check out what other changes were made...

Sep 4, 2015 8:27 am

Demian Maia vs. Gunnar Nelson Added To The Already Stacked UFC 194

    A welterweight bout between Demian Maia and Gunnar Nelson is the latest addition to December’s stacked UFC 194 fight card. UFC officials announced the booking today. Demian Maia (21-6 MMA) will be looking to extend his current win streak to four in a row when he squares off with Gunnar Nelson in Sin...

Sep 3, 2015 9:53 pm

Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit Rescheduled For UFC 195

After being pulled from UFC 193 with a thumb injury, it looks like Robbie Lawler will now be ready to defend his welterweight title against Carlos Condit at UFC 195, which will take place on Jan. 2. The news was announced by the UFC late on Wednesday night. Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm was originally...

Sep 2, 2015 6:19 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Signs Individual Deal With Reebok

Undefeated UFC lightweight, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is the latest fighter to sign an individual sponsorship deal with Reebok. Reebok officials announced the partnership and now the Dagestan is among fighters like Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Paige VanZant, Rory MacDonald and strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. That’s quite the group to be apart of. Khabib has not fought since April...

Aug 27, 2015 6:49 am

UFC’s Jordan Mein Retires At The Age Of 25

UFC welterweight Jordan Mein (29-10 MMA) has decided to hang up his gloves and retire from the sport of mixed martial arts. UFC officials announced the news on Wednesday night. While only 25-years of age, Mein was a veteran in the sport of MMA, having 39 professional bouts to his credit. “Young Gun” began his...

Aug 25, 2015 7:47 am

Carlos Condit Fires Back At All The Title Fight Criticism

UFC welterweight and upcoming title challenger Carlos Condit is in a similar position to that of women’s bantamweight Holly Holm, sort of, maybe. The two were given title shots unexpectedly, after another contender was assumed to be getting the next crack at the belt. In Condit’s situation that was Johny Hendricks. The former champ, Hendricks,...

Aug 18, 2015 7:40 am

Schaub And Jon Anik Debate Fighter Pay –– Things Get A Little Intense

Fighter pay, it’s been debated for probably as long as the sport has been around. Should fighters make more, or are they earning what they deserve? When UFC commentator Jon Anik and UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub recently discussed the topic things stayed cordial, but did get a tad bit heated when trying to make their...

Aug 10, 2015 4:00 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Enters Top 10, Nunes Cracks Top 5

The dust has settled from “UFC Fight Night 73” and the official rankings have been updated! Beneil Dariush and Amanda Nunes are the big winners this week as Darish was able to crack the top ten in his division while Amanda Nunes took the number four spot in the bantamweight division. Michael Johnson can take...

Aug 10, 2015 1:54 pm

“UFC 189: McGregor vs. Mendes” Drug Test Results Are In

With the absence of Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor took control of the UFC’s featherweight division at “UFC 189” when he finished Chad Mendes in the second round by way of technical knockout. The results have been made final as all fighters tested clean, according to documents from the NSAC. The Nevada State Athletic Commission drug...

Aug 10, 2015 10:15 am

Trigg: ‘Even in my prime, there’s no way I’d survive in today’s UFC’

It happens in almost every sport; A star from yesteryear looks at the current talent pool and claims he would still have what it took to be on top. Every now and then, though, you have a realist who isn’t afraid to shy away from the truth. A two time welterweight world champion, Frank Trigg...

Aug 6, 2015 5:40 am

Champ Robbie Lawler Will Take On Carlos Condit at UFC 193

UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will look to defend his title once again, this time against the dangerous Carlos Condit. The fight will take place at UFC 193, which will take place in Australia. A venue for the event has not been confirmed yet. Lawler of course is coming off of that fight of the...

Aug 3, 2015 5:35 pm

Rankings Report: Rousey sends Correia far away from top 5

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey solidified her spot atop the women’s bantamweight division with another exciting title defense. This past Saturday at “UFC 190”, Rousey only needed thirty four seconds to send Bethe Correia crashing face first into the canvas. As a result of the loss, Correia has dropped three spots in the rankings...

Jul 29, 2015 10:58 am

Lorenz Larkin Beat Robbie Lawler Once And Wouldn’t Mind Doing It Again––EXCLUSIVE

Just over three years ago today, Lorenz Larkin (16-4 MMA) was standing in the middle of the Strikeforce cage having his hand raised by referee John McCarthy after earning a unanimous decision victory over Robbie Lawler. At the time (July 2012), the undefeated Larkin was considered to be one of the middleweight divisions rising stars,...

Jul 27, 2015 3:44 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Tate Takes Top Spot, 4 Women Ranked Above Correia

“UFC on FOX 16” is in the books and a couple fighters from the main card made some big moves! Miesha Tate’s co main-event performance against Jessica Eye earned her the top-spot directly under Ronda Rousey, once again. Jesssica Eye dropped a single spot due to the loss, however. TJ Dillashaw surpassed UFC Heavyweight Champion...

Jul 23, 2015 12:06 pm

Report: Two Massive Welterweight Scraps Targeted For Year’s End

Looks like the UFC is planning to put on two huge welterweight fights towards the end of the year! According to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter, UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler will make his next title defense later this year against “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit. Botter also tweeted that a welterweight number one...

Jul 21, 2015 5:15 am

Johny Hendricks Will Wait For Rubber Match With Lawler

“Because, realistically, look at my last couple of years. I fight in March, it’s either the 14th, 15th or the 16th. And I always fight in either late-November or early-December. So realistically it’s playing perfect for my timeline. So there’s things I can get better on. Yeah, my weight went well. There’s just some things,...

Jul 20, 2015 2:27 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Michael Bisping’s Win Gets Ignored

Michael Bisping and Thales Leites clashed in the main event of UFC Fight Night 72. Even though Bisping came out on top, his ranking in the middleweight division did not change at all as he remained at #9. Anderson Silva continues to drop in the pound for pound rankings, this week dropping TWO spots to...

Jul 19, 2015 4:57 pm

Jeremy Stephens on Missing Weight: “It was my first and last time”

Jeremy Stephens made an impactful return to the octagon at the biggest event of the year when he knocked out Dennis Bermudez with a highlight reel flying knee. The amazing finish would have likely earned him a performance of the night bonus had he not missed weight the day before. The lightweight turned featherweight has...

Jul 13, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Soars into P4P List

“UFC 189” and “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” Finale are both in the books and the rankings received a major facelift. Conor McGregor ended an amazing night of fights with a performance that won him the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship. As a result of this, McGregor has hopped above Mendes and Edgar as the #1...