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Dec 17, 2017 7:49 am

Pros react to Josh Emmett’s shocking upset KO of Ricardo Lamas

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 26, Team Alpha Male prospect Josh Emmett stepped into the Octagon for a short notice bout with long-time featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas. Though Emmett unfortunately missed weight for this fight, he managed to make good on the opportunity in the end, knocking Lamas out with...

Dec 14, 2017 7:00 pm

Jimmie Rivera: “When I become champ I won’t be like a TJ or McGregor”

UFC 219 was supposed to feature a huge Bantamweight showdown between former champion, Dominick Cruz and rising contender, Jimmie “El Terror” Rivera. Rivera has won twenty straight fights(five in the UFC) and his most recent came over Thomas Almeida at UFC on Fox 25. Prior to that, he handed Urijah Faber the last loss of...

Dec 13, 2017 5:57 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz Updates Us on His Broken Arm

It’s pretty easy to argue that injuries have been Dominick Cruz’ biggest rival throughout his storied career(Urijah Faber may have something to say about that though…). Cruz is one of the greatest fighters to ever step foot in the cage and the fact that he still can is nothing short of miraculous. He’s come back...

Nov 28, 2017 3:29 pm

VIDEO | Watch Jose Aldo Win The WEC Featherweight Title Before UFC 218

Before the infamous “turteen” second Conor McGregor knockout, Jose Aldo was on a run of destruction and dominance only comparable to names like Anderson Silva and Fedor Emelianenko. He was on an 18-fight win streak and carried over the WEC featherweight title over to the UFC. It was the title he earned by taking out...

Nov 15, 2017 5:56 am

TJ Dillashaw gets called out for title fight at UFC 219

After his UFC 217 win over his arch rival Cody Garbrandt, TJ Dillashaw once again began calling for a flyweight title fight with dominant divisional king Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. “I mean that’s the fight that needs to happen. It has to happen,” Dillashaw explained on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio. “I mean, it’s...

Nov 1, 2017 7:34 am

Here’s how the world’s top fighters celebrated Halloween

Last night (and over the past weekend), dozens of members of the MMA community donned costumes for this year’s halloween celebrations. Check out some of the best Halloween posts from the MMA community below. WARNING: Some are NSFW! We gonna git you sucka A post shared by Luke Rockhold (@lukerockhold) on Oct 29, 2017 at...

Oct 30, 2017 6:21 am

Justin Buchholz announces he’s not longer the head coach of Team Alpha Male

There’s been yet another shakeup at Team Alpha Male, the Sacramento, California home of UFC stars like Cody Garbrandt, Andre Fili and Chad Mendes. Justin Buchholz. who has been serving as the team’s MMA coach since the role was held by UFC veterans Martin Kampmann and Duane Ludwig, has apparently been demoted. “I am no...

Oct 14, 2017 8:13 pm

Artem Lobov ‘Dying’ To Get His Hands on Andre Fili

It wasn’t too long ago that the internet weighed in with criticisms that Artem Lobov didn’t belong in the UFC, or in a fight with Cub Swanson. That all quieted down when Conor McGregor’s right hand man took the fourth best featherweight in the world to a decision. He didn’t win the fight, but it...

Oct 14, 2017 11:01 am

Cody Garbrandt Compares ‘Cheap-Shotting Bastard’ TJ Dillashaw to a Cancer

The convoluted feud that bubbled over from Team Alpha Male into all of our lives needs a series of diagrams and graphs to understand. There are plot twists, character changes, and even behind-the-scenes mystery footage. This all could be written into a book, which gets made into a movie. Until then, we have to wait...

Oct 7, 2017 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Watch These Intense Staredowns From the Three Title Fights on UFC 217

As much as combat sports throws unexpected curve balls and whole cards can change in an instant, the one common denominator is the fight game moves fast. The arena for UFC 216 tonight is still empty, while yesterday a press conference kicked off the hype for UFC 217. It’s a New York card much like...

Sep 28, 2017 7:46 am

Former UFC title challenger Michael McDonald makes his Bellator debut this December

Over the last few years, Bellator MMA has signed a procession of high-profile free agents. One of the finest free agents they’ve picked up to date is Michael McDonald, a former UFC bantamweight who once fought Renan Barao for the interim bantamweight crown. McDonald’s Bellator debut is now set, per MMAJunkie.com. He’ll make that debut...

Aug 30, 2017 11:32 am

VIDEO | Dana White reveals shattering Mayweather vs McGregor pay-per-view buy numbers

Many believed that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor would be the richest fight in the history of combat sports by breaking the 2015 records that Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio set in 2015. Although not a sellout for the attendance at the event, Floyd Mayweather said during the post-fight press conference that they did break the...

Aug 18, 2017 8:03 am

The Russian Hammer Artem Lobov Returns to the Octagon October 21st

It wasn’t too long ago that Artem “The Russian Hammer” Lobov fought Cub Swanson in a Fight of the Night. While the hammer couldn’t drive the nail to one of the top featherweights on the planet, he did put on a scrappy and entertaining fight. While a ton of fans and even media tried to...

Jul 23, 2017 4:18 pm

Jimmie Rivera sounds off on Dominick Cruz: Defend your spot or get out of the way

Last night, in the first bout of the UFC Long Island main card, streaking bantamweight contender Jimmie Rivera stepped into the cage with venomous Brazilian striker Thomas Almeida. After three fun rounds of fighting, Rivera was awarded a unanimous decision win. With this outcome, he improved to an incredible 21-1, and further cemented himself as...

Jul 19, 2017 10:12 am

VIDEO | Hilarious Snoop dogg commentary from DWTNCS

Snoop on point ☝🏽 @ufc A post shared by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber) on Jul 18, 2017 at 4:51pm PDT Tuesday evening in Las Vegas, UFC President Dana White hosted the second installment of his ‘Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series’. The show featured the ‘alternate commentary team’ of rap icon Snoop Dogg and UFC Hall...

Jul 12, 2017 2:32 pm

VIDEO | Snoop Dogg gets the OK from Dana White to smoke on set of show

Tuesday night, rap icon Snoop Dogg made his UFC commentary debut alongside UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber as the ‘alternate commentary team’ on UFC President Dana White’s new show ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series’. Snoop, who showed off his arial kicks earlier in the day on social media, was captured on camera by...

Jul 11, 2017 11:38 am

VIDEO | Snoop Dogg shows off his arial kicks ahead of UFC broadcasting debut

Who else can't wait for #SnoopCast on the premiere of Dana White's Tuesday Night #ContenderSeries?! #Repost @UrijahFaber ・・・ Snoop does NOT Play!! @ufc #fightpass @snoopdogg A post shared by ufc (@ufc) on Jul 10, 2017 at 10:14pm PDT Tonight, July 11th, rap icon Snoop Dogg will make his UFC broadcasting debut alongside recently inducted UFC...

Jun 30, 2017 2:40 pm

UFC signs Snoop Dogg as live commentator

In a rather unexpected move, the UFC has signed rap icon Snoop Dogg to a broadcasting deal as part of UFC President Dana White’s “Tuesday Night Contender Series” which will air on UFC Fight Pass every tuesday starting on July 11th. ESPN broke the story, which revealed that Snoop Dogg and Urijah Faber were going...

Jun 20, 2017 3:16 pm

Sage Northcutt gets new opponent for UFC 214

On July 29th at UFC 214, rising UFC prospect Sage Northcutt was initially slated to fight Claudio Puelles, however after Puelles was forced to withdraw from the fight following a successful UFC debut, the promotion was tasked with finding a replacement opponent for Northcutt. Now, news has surfaced from Sherdog regarding the scrap, revealing that...

Jun 10, 2017 10:23 am

POLL | Frankie Edgar or Cub Swanson? Who gets the next featherweight title shot

Recently, at UFC 212, Max Holloway became the undisputed UFC featherweight champion following his 3rd round TKO win over Jose Aldo in Brazil. Following the fight, Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar both expressed mutual interest in fighting one another in Holloway’s first featherweight title defense. With that being said, top ranked featherweight Cub Swanson has...

Jun 5, 2017 2:04 pm

Kazushi Sakuraba’s magnificent response to being called to the UFC Hall of Fame

Over the weekend at UFC 212, the UFC announced that MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on July 6. Sakuraba will be joined by other legendary names including Urijah Faber, Maurice Smith, and former UFC matchmaker Joe Silva. Sakuraba made the following honorable statement on social media following...

Jun 1, 2017 6:33 am

TJ Dillashaw relocates to a new gym for training camp

TJ Dillashaw began his fighting career at Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, California. Eventually, however, he left this camp, following coach Duane Ludwig to Colorado, where he set up camp at Elevation MMA. This move caused a massive rift between himself and his former Team Alpha Male stablemates, and resulted in his headline-dominating...

May 9, 2017 10:26 am

UFC on Fox 25 in Long Island gets key bantamweight scrap

On July 22, the UFC will make its anticipated debut in Long Island with UFC on Fox 25. Over the last few weeks, the card has begun to come together, and today, it’s being reported that the lineup has grown by one crucial bantamweight fight. This fight will pit New Jersey’s Jimmie Rivera against Brazilian...

May 1, 2017 10:49 am

Dominick Cruz makes his pick for Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw fight

This July 8, when the UFC takes over Las Vegas with UFC 213, bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will attempt to defend his title against a former champion – and former teammate – in TJ Dillashaw. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, another former champion in Dominick Cruz gave his take on this upcoming battle....

Apr 26, 2017 9:50 am

Report: Renan Barao to return to bantamweight after short featherweight career

These days, weight cutting is a hot-button issue in MMA. This longstanding practice has left us with many cancelled fights, and worse still, many unhealthy fighters, some of whom have fainted or had to be hospitalized while trying desperately to sweat out water weight. One of the worst cuts in recent memory occurred in 2014,...