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Feb 20, 2012 11:06 am

MMA POLL : Who Takes it this weekend, Frankie Edgar or Benson Henderson?

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC...


Feb 11, 2012 12:52 pm

Rampage Jackson Says Retirement Was Pending Had He Beat Jones

“Believe me I still want to retire as champion. I want to hold the belt once more. I guess if I had won that Jon Jones fight and if the Japan show wasn’t next then there’d have been a very good chance I would have retired already. It would have been a great time to...

Jul 10, 2016 1:31 pm

Donald Cerrone: ‘DC’ fought like a f*g against Anderson Silva

UFC lightweight and welterweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was not impressed with Daniel Cormier’s UFC 200 performance against Anderson Silva. “Cowboy” took part in a special Fan Expo Q&A with CM Punk dubbed “UFC 200 Aftermath” where he trashed “DC” for his performance. Here is what Cerrone and Punk had to say as transcribed by...

Jul 8, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier reacts to fighting Anderson Silva

Late last night @DC_MMA reacted to learning he's fighting @SpiderAnderson #UFC200 @PROcast @MetroPCS #CloserThanEverhttps://t.co/fy0qHrZn7Q — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 8, 2016 By now the MMA world knows that former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will be stepping in on short notice to fight light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated matchup on the...

Jul 7, 2016 2:09 am

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ potential USADA violation

Late Wednesday, the UFC announced that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 main event fight against champion Daniel Cormier for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” With the UFC light heavyweight title fight just days away, everyone in the MMA community was shocked at the news. Here is how...

Jun 28, 2016 8:37 am

Daniel Cormier: Cain Velasquez beats Jon Jones 10/10 times

In less than one month, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 200. Ahead of the fight, Jon Jones revealed that he has lost interest in moving up to heavyweight in the future, and would rather stay at light...

Jun 19, 2016 10:54 am

Derek Brunson is out; Mousasi calls for Hall, Belfort or Bisping to step up

Former Strikeforce title holder Gegard Mousasi was expected to square off with rising contender Derek Brunson at July’s stacked UFC 200 event. Unfortunately for fight fans, Brunson has apparently suffered an injury that has forced him off the July 9 fight card: I have been informed that @DerekBrunson is out. I am waiting to find...

May 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ visits cancer patients and donates blood in Curitiba, Brazil

Invicta featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ made sure to give back to her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil following her successful UFC debut at UFC 198. ‘Cyborg,’ who picked up a first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith at UFC 198 visited the Hospital Nossa Senhora Das Gracas in Curitiba while she was back in her hometown. Cyborg...

May 22, 2016 9:13 am

Cris Cyborg wants a boxing fight on the same card as ‘McGregor vs. Mayweather’

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made a statement in her UFC debut earlier this month at UFC 198 when she defeated Leslie Smith via TKO in the very first-round. The feared Brazilian striker has heard the rumors about a possible boxing match between retired champion Floyd Mayweather and current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor....

May 17, 2016 8:21 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor preparing for Floyd Mayweather fight?

While the MMA community continues to discuss a potential boxing match between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather, McGregor appears to be gearing up for a boxing match. McGregor, who was pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event,...

May 6, 2016 12:01 pm

Dana White responds to Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match reports

Friday had a lot of MMA and boxing fans excited as a report from U.K. tabloid, The Sun claimed that Floyd Mayweather Jr. would be coming out of retirement for a boxing match with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The report claimed that it would be another huge payday for Mayweather, but would give the...

May 6, 2016 7:07 am

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match reportedly close

Quite some time ago, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor began throwing insults at Boxing great Floyd Mayweather. When pressed further about his statements, McGregor explained that he wasn’t doubting Mayweather’s boxing skills, but in a general fight, he would win. Now, according to The Sun, a boxing match between the pair is reportedly close to...

Apr 20, 2016 9:26 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Rafael dos Anjos get into Twitter feud

This past weekend Khabib Nurmagomedov made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon and defeated UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher to extend his undefeated record to 23-0. The fight was Nurmagomedov’s first since defeating Rafael dos Anjos, who is now the UFC champion, back in April of 2014. With yesterday being the 2 year anniversary of...

Apr 20, 2016 6:46 am

Khabib and “RDA” exchange shots on Twitter

Khabib Nurmagomedov improved his mixed martial arts record to a perfect 23-0 last weekend when he defeated Darrell Horcher on the main card of UFC on FOX 19 in Tampa. Following his impressive TKO victory over Horcher, “The Eagle” decided to call out current UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in his post-fight interview. Khabib...

Apr 18, 2016 2:29 pm

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m the king of excitement, Pettis is a sore loser”

Top UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez was a guest on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed his upcoming title fight with current division champion Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez stated that while “RDA” is a solid all-around fighter, nothing is going to keep him from winning the belt on July 7 in Las...

Apr 17, 2016 11:56 am

Report: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado set for June 17 in Russia

According to a report from Combate, former PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko will return to the cage this summer to battle former UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado at a “Fight Nights” event in Russia on June 17. “Fight Nights” promoter Kamil Gadzhiev revealed that Maldonado is one of three possible opponents for Fedor’s return to Russia on June...

Apr 11, 2016 12:42 pm

VIDEO | ‘The Boneyard with Georges St-Pierre’ getting a feel for Giganotosaurus

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is the host of the new TV series “The Boneyard with Georges St-Pierre” that will be playing on the History Channel in Canada. Check out the former champ in the preview of the show where he gets face-to-face with Giganotosaurus. “GSP” has said himself that he is a paleontology...

Mar 11, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | Miesha Tate enjoying life as a champion, ready for whoever

This past Saturday at UFC 196, it appeared that Holly Holm was on her way to a convincing decision win over Miesha Tate to retain her UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In the 5th round however, Tate managed to secure a rear-naked choke and choke Holm unconscious to win the belt that had eluded her for...

Mar 10, 2016 9:57 pm

Diaz Brothers to Conor McGregor: “Weed beats speed”

At UFC 194 Conor McGregor shocked the world and silenced critics everywhere as he knocked Jose Aldo out in just 13 seconds to unify the interim UFC featherweight championship and the UFC featherweight championship. Following the bout, during his post-fight Octagon interview, McGregor proclaimed to the masses “Precision beats power, and timing beats speed.” The...

Mar 5, 2016 10:53 pm

Rafael dos Anjos reacts to Nate Diaz’s submission win over Conor McGregor

In the main event of UFC 196, Nate Diaz shocked the world as he picked up a 2nd round submission win over Conor McGregor. Immediately, the MMA world went wild as everyone had something to say about McGregor’s loss. While Jose Aldo took the opportunity to talk trash and call out Conor McGregor for a...

Mar 2, 2016 9:14 am

Coach Mike Winklejohn gives his prediction on Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is set to defend her belt for the first time this Saturday against top contender Miesha Tate. In preparation for the title fight, Holm has been working with long-time coach Mike Winklejohn of the JacksonWink MMA Academy. Coach Wink was a guest on the MMA Hour this week and...

Mar 1, 2016 7:37 am

Team Silva wants commission to review and overturn Bisping’s win

Michael Bisping scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career this past Saturday in London, when he defeated former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva via unanimous decision. The fight was very close and many fans thought that “The Spider” should have got the ‘nod’ from the judges when all was said and done. Anderson...

Feb 19, 2016 11:57 pm

Fighters react to controversial Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie fight

In the main event of Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie stepped into the cage to fight for a third time. The fight was a short one, that ultimately saw Gracie awarded the TKO win after landing some ground and pound on Shamrock. The controversy however came due to the fact that many noticed...