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Dec 1, 2016 9:39 am

Former boxing champion Paul Malignaggi calls out Conor McGregor

This week news surfaced that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor had been given a boxing license in California, which added quite a bit of fuel to the rumors regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match. Despite McGregor’s dominance inside the Octagon, and the fact that he was recently crowned the first ever...

Nov 23, 2016 11:59 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov open to interim title fight with Tony Ferguson

Earlier this month, top ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov delivered a spectacular performance as he picked up a third round submission win over #8 ranked lightweight Michael Johnson in a highly anticipated matchup. The win was not only a finish for Nurmagomedov, but a rather dominant one as he put on a horrendously vicious display of...

Nov 17, 2016 11:36 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s comments to Michael Johnson mid-fight are terrifying

This past weekend at UFC 205, top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov stepped into the Octagon on the preliminary card portion of the historic fight card to square off against heavy handed lightweight Michael Johnson. The fight was an incredibly dominant one for Nurmagomedov, who made it 8 straight wins in the UFC, extending his...


Nov 11, 2016 6:25 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor gets into backstage altercation with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to fight Eddie Alvarez for the promotions lightweight championship in the main event of tomorrow’s UFC 205 fight card in New York. However, that didn’t stop “Mystic Mac” from getting into it with other fighters today before weigh ins. As most of you already know, the brash Irish superstar shared a heated...

Nov 11, 2016 8:11 am

Alan Jouban offers to step in and fight Donald Cerrone

Friday morning the MMA community learned that Kelvin Gastelum had missed weight, and his UFC 205 fight with Donald Cerrone was subsequently cancelled as a result of him being unable to make weight. While Cerrone weighed-in at 170 pounds, Gastelum never stepped on the scale for the fight, withdrawing from the fight before ever attempting...

Nov 11, 2016 6:51 am

Thiago Alves Misses Weight for Planned Lightweight Debut

Former UFC title challenger Thiago Alves has spent the last few years realizing hot-and-cold success at welterweight. After a savage, 2015 TKO loss to Carlos Condit, the dangerous Brazilian striker opted to head south in search of greener pastures at lightweight. Originally, Alves’ planned lightweight debut was expected to pit him against New York’s Al...

Nov 9, 2016 3:22 pm

Donald Cerrone foresees ‘revolution’ with potential Fighter’s Union

Top ranked UFC lightweight and welterweight Donald Cerrone is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, even if he speaks an unpopular opinion. During a recent UFC media luncheon, Cerrone spoke about the possibility of a fighter’s union, saying: “I’ll gladly put my head on the chopping block and say I’ll be the...

Nov 7, 2016 7:17 pm

Duke Roufus on Woodley vs. Thompson: “It Reminds Me of Ali-Frazier 1”

This weekend, in the co-main event of the blockbuster UFC 205, new welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt the first defense of his title against streaking karate specialist Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. In advance of this massive welterweight showdown, Woodley’s current coach Duke Roufus appeared on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour to discuss his student’s looming...

Nov 6, 2016 10:17 am

VIDEO | Former Pro Wrestler Kid Kash Gets Smashed in MMA Fight

Kid Kash went from pro wrestling to #MMA at #ValorFights38. It didn't end well. pic.twitter.com/EJSEsVgU4f — FloCombat (@FloCombat) November 6, 2016 There is a long history of pro wrestlers making the jump to MMA, and the results of these attempts are extremely varied. Brock Lesnar was undeniably the most high profile pro wrestler to make...

Nov 5, 2016 10:24 am

Charles Oliveira’s camp blames 9 pound weight miss on altitude

Friday afternoon, #8 ranked UFC featherweight Charles ‘Do Bronx’ Oliveira stepped onto the scale to weigh-in for his ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3’ Finale scrap with Ricardo Lamas on Saturday. Oliveira hit the scales and weighed-in a whopping nine pounds overweight, nearly an entire weight-class, 10 pounds over the featherweight limit if taking into...

Oct 28, 2016 9:00 pm

Jon Jones and Matt Mitrione engage in twitter beef!

With Jon Jones not getting any time to fight in the Octagon, the former UFC light heavyweight champion can still find a few wars to get into on the Internet. On Friday, Jones and Bellator heavyweight Matt Mitrione got into it on twitter. Mitrione posted a photo of a bartender side by side with a...

Oct 24, 2016 9:29 pm

Conor McGregor jokingly asking for $75k for signature Monster Energy drink

Conor McGregor never does anything halfway, especially when it comes to money. The featherweight champion has broken record after record for largest fight purse to sold out events and PPV sales. Now, “The Notorious” Conor McGregor is looking to bank on a signature Monster Energy drink in his name, and he’s jokingly asking $75,000 to...

Oct 22, 2016 10:58 am

Dana White accepts Anderson Silva’s apology, remains tight-lipped on GSP’s return

With everything Dana White has had on his plate lately, you’d think he’d be super stressed out. From mass firings at UFC regional offices to disputes with two of the promotion’s most beloved former champions, UFC president Dana White spoke to TMZ.com and touched upon some of the recent issues within the promotion. Check out...

Oct 21, 2016 3:35 pm

Ben Askren wants Georges St-Pierre: You can’t say I’m not the best

ONE FC champion Ben Askren is widely believed to be one of the best fighters not currently signed to the UFC. With a 15-0 professional record that has seen Askren not only claim the ONE championship, but also win the Bellator welterweight championship. As if that weren’t enough, Askren defended his ONE FC championship once,...

Oct 21, 2016 7:05 am

Bobby Lashley More Interested in Fedor Fight than Bellator Heavyweight Title Shot

There is a long history of professional wrestlers attempting to try their hand at MMA. On several occasions, these wrestlers have realized mountainous heights, like Brock Lesnar did when he won the UFC heavyweight title. On other occasions, their MMA forays have been downright disasters, like CM Punk’s long-discussed UFC debut against Mickey Gall was....

Oct 17, 2016 5:55 am

VIDEO | Watch Former WWE Star Ryback Training for Move to MMA

Over the last few years, we’ve seen several high profile WWE stars make the move to mixed martial arts. The results of their efforts have ranged from spectacular to disastrous. Brock Lesnar undoubtedly realized the most success of any of these pro wrestlers, putting his collegiate wrestling pedigree to use to win and defend the...

Oct 9, 2016 4:26 pm

ICYMI: ABC Approves Changes to MMA’s Unified Rules, Attempts to Improve Scoring Criteria

In August, the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports (ABC) held its annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. At this conference, the association approved some fairly major changes to MMA’s Unified Rules. Perhaps the most significant of these changes pertain to the language of MMA’s rather archaic scoring system. Good news, considering scoring controversies – like...

Oct 9, 2016 11:10 am

Twitter Reacts to Gegard Mousasi’s Defeat of Vitor Belfort

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi got a fight with an opponent he’s been chasing since his days under the Affliction banner in 2009: Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort. Though the bout was undoubtedly a better late than never situation, Mousasi made good on this long-awaited opportunity. In the first round,...

Oct 7, 2016 9:09 pm

Source reveals Conor McGregor’s “personal” announcement

Ahead of UFC 205, Conor McGregor’s stock is at an all-time high. After suffering the first loss of his UFC career back in March at the hands of Nate Diaz, McGregor was able to avenge the loss at UFC 202 as he picked up a majority decision win over the Stockton superstar. While there was...

Sep 29, 2016 8:41 am

Max Holloway goes off on Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar

Max Holloway has been on a campaign for a featherweight title shot, both inside and outside of the octagon. And with a nine-fight win streak, the longest in the featherweight division,  you would think the 24-year-old Hawaiian would have earned a title shot already, but with the logjam that is the current state of the...

Sep 18, 2016 7:00 am

Daniel Cormier Vows to Stand and Bang with “Rumble” Johnson in Rematch

In May of 2015, Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson fought for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. In the end, Cormier would use his Olympic-caliber wrestling to ground this fight and lock up a fight-winning rear-naked choke in the third round. Yet the Olympian very nearly didn’t escape the first round, as he was nearly finished...

Sep 17, 2016 9:25 pm

VIDEO | Watch Derek Brunson drop and finish Uriah Hall

A key middleweight bout between Derek Brunson and Uriah Hall served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 card in Hidalgo, Texas. Brunson was able to land a huge left hand early in round one that sent Hall crashing to the canvas. Derek quickly pounced on Hall and began raining down some...

Sep 15, 2016 3:46 pm

Anthony Johnson & Daniel Cormier trade shots on social media

Last month at UFC 202, top ranked light heavyweight Anthony Johnson picked up a major win as he knocked out Glover Teixeira in the first round of their UFC 202 scrap. Following the fight, ‘Rumble’ called for a rematch with UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Cormier verbally agreed to the fight, stating that Johnson...