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Jul 5, 2017 8:35 am

Megan Anderson saw a lot of holes in Cris Cyborg’s game after watching sparring footage

Recently, former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg posted a video of herself on social media sparring with Olympic boxer Claressa Shields. The footage was nearly a minute long, and saw the two women exchanging leather in a hard sparring session, which you can see below: A post shared by CRISTIANE V JUSTINO 🇧🇷★...

Jul 5, 2017 8:20 am

Cris Cyborg hopes for better relationship with UFC after Dana White admitted mistakes

UFC women’s featherweight contender Cris Cyborg is currently gearing up for her vacant women’s featherweight title fight on July 29th in Anaheim, California, where she will look to capture UFC gold. Ahead of the fight, UFC President Dana White gave a rather interesting interview in which he admitted that the UFC made some mistakes in...

Jul 5, 2017 7:42 am

Dana White updates on his eventual retirement from the UFC

When the UFC was purchased by WME-IMG in the summer of 2016, there was widespread wonder as to the fate of company staples like Mike Golberg, Joe Rogan, and UFC President Dana White. Goldberg, as we now know, was let go by the promotion, and ultimately landed in Bellator. Rogan, meanwhile, seems to be staying...

Jul 5, 2017 6:06 am

Paul Daley says he’s waiting for Lorenz Larkin to accept a fight

If a recent Facebook post from British knockout artist Paul Daley is to be believed, Bellator MMA is working on an absolutely dynamite welterweight scrap. In his post, Daley suggested that he had agreed to a fight with former UFC welterweight contender and recent Bellator title challenger Lorenz Larkin, and that he’s just waiting for...

Jul 4, 2017 2:55 pm

Dana White: Michael Bisping doesn’t turn down fights

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has received quite a bit of criticism for what many perceive to be an unwillingness to fight Yoel Romero. Bisping is currently recovering from knee surgery, and is expected to fight the winner of the upcoming interim middleweight title fight between Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker, however there have been...

Jul 4, 2017 2:24 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs Southpaws Part 1: A Problem or Not?

You may have heard it if you have followed Floyd Mayweather’s boxing career. UFC President Dana White has brought it up again claiming that Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a problem fighting southpaw fighters. Perhaps the most noise about “Money” fighting southpaws was in the lead up to what turned out to be the richest fight...

Jul 4, 2017 1:08 pm

Family of Matt Hughes gives positive update on his condition

UFC Hall of Fame legend Matt Hughes has been recovering in the hospital after the truck he was driving was struck by a train on June 16 near his hometown in Illinois. The accident happened as Hughes was crossing a train track where an oncoming train struck the passenger side of his vehicle. The former...

Jul 4, 2017 11:18 am

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort dominates in his first & only boxing match

In 2006, fresh off his 1st round KO win over Antony Rea, UFC and Pride FC veteran Vitor Belfort made his highly anticipated boxing debut in Brazil, where he picked up a 1st round KO win over a local amateur boxing champion, Josemario Neves, who was also making his professional boxing debut. It took Belfort...

Jul 4, 2017 11:06 am

First Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather press conference announced

The press conference fight fans have been waiting for has been officially announced! According to TheSun.uk, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will meet on stage for the first time in a highly anticipated press conference at the Wembley Stadium in London “in two weeks time” according to a report released on July 4th. At the...

Jul 4, 2017 10:44 am

VIDEO | 6’10 270lb kid challengers Rener Gracie and Brian Ortega

Many many years ago, the Gracie Challenge saw countless opponents challenge members of the Gracie family in video taped challenges that often saw the famed family take on challengers that were much larger. Nowadays, the Gracie challenge has become less common, however in the video above you can watch as Rener Gracie challengers a 6’10...

Jul 4, 2017 10:19 am

Alistair Overeem fires back at Mark Hunt: “how old are we?”

Earlier this year, on the main card of UFC 209, Alistair Overeem knocked out a fellow veteran striker in Mark Hunt. With this win, Overeem moved to 2-0 over Hunt, having tapped him out back in 2008 under the DREAM banner. Since then, Hunt has had plenty to say about Overeem, calling him a cheater...

Jul 4, 2017 10:14 am

Conor McGregor: Anyone can get it in any ruleset “I don’t give a f**k”

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is no stranger to controversy, and ahead of his historic boxing match with Floyd Mayweather on August 26th, no one appears to be safe from McGregor’s trash talk. The Irish champ took to Instagram this week to send a message to anyone and everyone who looks to oppose him: I...

Jul 4, 2017 9:44 am

Miesha Tate weighs in on Germaine de-Randamie-Cris Cyborg controversy

Germaine de Randamie may no longer be the UFC women’s featherweight champion, however her feud with the UFC is still an extremely controversial one. After winning the belt earlier this year, it appeared as though the stars had aligned for Germaine de Randamie to defend her title against Cris Cyborg. De Randamie refused to fight...

Jul 4, 2017 8:47 am

UFC was targeting Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva 3 in Brazil

Nearly four years after their first encounter in the Octagon at UFC 162 in 2013, The UFC was looking to cash in on the possibility of a Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva trilogy fight in Brazil. When the two met four years ago on July 6th, Wediman was an undefeated contender with a 9-0 professional...

Jul 4, 2017 8:43 am

Michael Bisping still wants GSP, but he’s starting to lose patience

This weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 213, streaking middleweight contenders Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker will collide for the interim UFC middleweight title, as the undisputed champ Michael Bisping is currently on the injury list with some knee troubles. There is no guarantee, however, that the winner of this interim title fight fights...

Jul 4, 2017 8:22 am

Friday’s TUF 25 finale gets last-minute reshuffle

Though it is just days away, Friday’s Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale has received a last minute reshuffle, as French Canadian brawler Steve Bosse has been forced out of his anticipated light heavyweight scrap with Jared Cannonier. This news was first reported by Shawn Bitter on Twitter. The cause of Steve Bosse’s withdrawal is not currently...

Jul 4, 2017 7:14 am

UFC 213’s Alistair Overeem survives “huge explosion” next to hotel room

This Saturday, on the main card of UFC 213, former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem will attempt to even a 1-1 score with former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. From the sounds of it, however, Overeem’s plans could have changed significantly on Monday afternoon. According to a post on Twitter (which included some...

Jul 4, 2017 6:40 am

Former WSOF champ Justin Gaethje explains why he picked the UFC over Bellator

This Friday, in the main event of the Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale, former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje will make his anticipated debut in the UFC’s Octagon. The undefeated debutant will do so against the UFC’s sixth-ranked lightweight contender, Michael Johnson. If things had unfolded just a little bit differently, of course,...

Jul 4, 2017 5:58 am

Chris Weidman gives first-hand account of Cris Cyborg-Angela Magana incident

Perhaps the biggest story to emerge from this years UFC athletes retreat stemmed from a heated blowout between UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino and UFC strawweight Angela Magana. This confrontation was sparked by some nasty comments Magana made about Cyborg online, and culminated with Cyborg blasting Magana with a punch. Since then, we’ve heard...

Jul 3, 2017 1:59 pm

Edson Barboza does not understand why the UFC does not strip belt from Conor McGregor

The #4 UFC ranked lightweight Edson Barboza is simply baffled that Conor McGregor is still the UFC lightweight champion. With McGregor set to fight Floyd Mayweather in a big money boxing fight on August 26, Barboza and the rest of the lightweight division contenders looking for a shot at the belt are stuck waiting around...

Jul 3, 2017 1:55 pm

VIDEO | UFC 213 Countdown: Full Episode

UFC 213 takes place this Saturday on July 8 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event of the evening, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes takes on Valentina Shevchenko in a rematch. However, this time their fight will be for Nunes’ championship belt as she looks to defend her title...

Jul 3, 2017 1:39 pm

VIDEO | Felice Herrig explains why poop did not faze her in the Octagon

on #TheMMAHour, Felice Herrig addresses Kish's "accident" during their bout — watch the show live now: https://t.co/kkn0OSHyW3 pic.twitter.com/YAAxGfoI3n — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) July 3, 2017 From low blows to eye pokes, accidents happen from time-to-time in mixed martial arts. Another type of accident that has happened more than once in MMA is when a fighter defecates...

Jul 3, 2017 9:39 am

Tony Ferguson hopes to battle Khabib Nurmagomedov in the fall

Originally, Tony Ferguson was expected to battle Khabib Nurmagomedov for the interim lightweight title at UFC 209. When Nurmagomedov was hospitalized after a tough weight cut, however, the fighters were deprived of the chance to settle their score. While Nurmagomedov’s weight troubles have only helped to solidify Ferguson’s claim to the lightweight number-one-contender spot, Ferguson...