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Jun 6, 2016 8:33 pm

UFC releases statement on Ariel Helwani and team

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani poured his heart out on “The MMA Hour” on Monday. As one of the most familiar faces reporting about the sport of mixed martial arts, many were shocked to hear that Helwani was kicked out and “banned for life” from the UFC after breaking the news of Brock Lesnar’s return at...

Jun 6, 2016 7:47 pm

Kimbo Slice tragically passes away at age 42

42-year-old Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice passed away late Monday. TMZ initially reported that Ferguson was admitted to a hospital near his home in Coral Springs, Florida on Monday. ESPN’s Billy Corben acknowledged Ferguson’s death late Monday on twitter. RIP @KimboSlice: a 305 original, a true fighter, a one-of-a-kind Miami legend pic.twitter.com/NTvwDf1uTE —...

Jun 6, 2016 7:13 pm

Report: Kimbo Slice hospitalized, not in good condition

Bellator MMA fighter Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice was admitted to a hospital close to his home in Coral Springs, Florida on Monday, according to law enforcement officers reported by TMZ. Sources are telling TMZ that “the situation does not look good.” The reason for Slice being admitted to the hospital has not...

Jun 6, 2016 3:04 pm

VIDEO | Dana White on Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 200 against Mark Hunt. UFC President Dana White has struck a deal with Lesnar and the WWE to allow “The Beast” to compete once again in the Octagon. TMZ caught up with White and got his reaction to Lesnar fighting...


Jun 6, 2016 2:48 pm

Paige VanZant talks about her future in the UFC

Paige VanZant has been busy competing on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” and finished the season just shy of winning, ending up in second place. Now that the competition is over, VanZant is eager to get back into the Octagon. “I’m jumping head first back in the fight world. I miss this so much,” VanZant...

Jun 6, 2016 2:32 pm

VIDEO | How many UFC fights does Brock Lesnar have in him?

WWE and once again UFC superstar Brock Lesnar is set to fight again in the Octagon at UFC 200. On Monday, Lesnar announced that he will be fighting Mark Hunt at the highly anticipated UFC 200 event in July. Will Lesnar only fight once in the UFC and return to the WWE to fulfill his...

Jun 6, 2016 2:07 pm

Mark Hunt releases statement on fighting Brock Lesnar at UFC 200

Mark Hunt is undoubtedly excited as he is set to take part in one of the biggest fights in UFC history. Hunt was announced as the opponent for former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar in his return fight to the UFC. Lesnar is currently signed with the WWE and has not fought since UFC 141...

Jun 6, 2016 1:47 pm

Dana White addresses Ariel Helwani’s lifetime ban from the UFC

Many were shocked to hear that MMA journalist Ariel Helwani was banned from all UFC events prior to UFC 199’s main event bout between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping over the weekend. Helwani broke the news that Brock Lesnar would be returning to fight in the UFC prior to the UFC making the announcement during...

Jun 6, 2016 12:53 pm

Performance metrics – Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt for UFC 200

A juggernaut bout has just been added to UFC 200 as former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returns to the Octagon to fight Mark Hunt. @Fightnomics Reed just released a detailed breakdown of both Lesnar and Hunt and where each man holds an advantage, according to their fight history. Performance metrics #UFC200Brock Lesnar vs Mark...

Jun 6, 2016 10:27 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar announces his UFC 200 opponent

“The Beast” is back and coming to show the world what he is still capable of in the Octagon when he returns to the UFC at UFC 200. Brock Lesnar appeared on ESPN on Monday morning to announce his opponent for UFC 200. “I’ve never turned down a fight in the UFC,” Lesnar said. “Even...

Jun 6, 2016 9:44 am

PHOTO | Michael Bisping bashes Luke Rockhold on social media once again

You would think that after throwing down in the Octagon twice, newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former champion Luke Rockhold would have settled their differences. Bisping realized his dream on Saturday night at UFC 199, knocking Rockhold out in the very first round and became the UFC middleweight champion. It is very...

Jun 6, 2016 8:59 am

Pros react to the Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt fight announcement

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Lesnar has not competed in mixed martial arts since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. The former champions...

Jun 5, 2016 6:56 pm

Jon Jones shares his thoughts on Brock Lesnar fighting at UFC 200

Yesterday evening news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon on July 9 in Las Vegas for UFC 200. An opponent for “The Beast” has yet to be named by UFC officials, which has resulted in several fighters taking to social media to campaign for the spot. UFC...

Jun 5, 2016 3:10 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 opening odds

During Saturday night’s UFC 199 pay-per-view card in Los Angeles it was announced that a rematch between current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz had been booked to headline August’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas. Despite coming out victorious in their first encounter at UFC 196, Nate Diaz has...

Jun 4, 2016 10:56 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping vs. Luke Rockhold (Highlights)

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping finally got his middleweight title shot after nearly a decade in the UFC. Bisping, who stepped in on just 2 weeks notice, was able to knockout Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their scrap to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Catch the highlights from...

Jun 4, 2016 10:52 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber (Highlights)

In the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber finally had their trilogy fight nearly a decade after the pair’s first bout under the WEC banner. In the pair’s rubber match at UFC 199, Cruz showed why he is the best bantamweight on the planet as he dominated Faber over the course...

Jun 4, 2016 10:45 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping & Luke Rockhold Octagon interviews

Saturday evening in Inglewood, California, Michael Bisping stepped into the Octagon to compete for the middleweight championship after 10 years in the UFC. Bisping finished middleweight champion Luke Rockhold in the very first round with incredibly impressive pinpoint striking to become the new UFC middleweight champion. In the video above you can see both Bisping...

Jun 4, 2016 10:38 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz ‘Stockton Slaps’ Dana White

When UFC President Dana White visited Stockton California recently to meet with Nate Diaz to discuss a rematch with Conor McGregor, Diaz got to use his signature ‘Stockton Slap’ on his boss. The clip surfaced following the UFC 199 Pay-Per View, during which it was announced that Diaz vs. McGregor II would go down at...

Jun 4, 2016 9:44 am

Dominick Cruz discusses new weigh-in procedure in California

Prior to UFC 199, fighters had the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the course of the day on weigh-in day rather than at the official weigh-ins later in the day. The idea is that by giving fighters the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the day, they will be able to rehydrate better before their fights Saturday night....

Jun 4, 2016 9:40 am

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | UFC’s TUF23 finale Moraga vs Nicolau interview

On July 8th at the ‘TUF 23: Team Joanna vs. Team Gadelha’ finale in Las Vegas, JacksonWink MMA Academy fighter Matheus Nicolau Pereira will be facing John Moraga in a pivotal flyweight matchup. Moraga is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Joseph Benavidez, whereas Nicolau is riding a 4 fight win streak into the...

Jun 4, 2016 9:34 am

Urijah Faber “blacked out” at UFC 199 weigh-ins

While there is a new weigh-in procedure in California that gives fighters the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the morning in order to have more time to rehydrate prior to their fights Saturday night, they still have staredowns at the official weigh-ins. During the heated staredown before their UFC 199 fight tonight., Cruz and Faber talked...

Jun 4, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | Dana White discusses new weigh-in procedure

Fight fans were rather confused Friday afternoon during the UFC 199 weigh-ins when fighters skipped stepping on the scales to weigh-in, and went straight to staredowns after having their pre-recorded weights read. Under the new California weigh-in policy, fighters have a period of several hours in which they can weigh-in earlier in the day. The...

Jun 3, 2016 1:51 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘I laid out the blueprint of what should be happening right now’

Nate Diaz got the biggest payday of his career after he fought Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Prior to Diaz getting the fight with McGregor on short notice, the product of Stockton sent out a blaring message in his post-fight Octagon interview after beating Michael Johnson. Diaz addressed “The Notorious” with profane language that caught...

Jun 3, 2016 12:48 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping: I am an actor, Conor McGregor is not

Michael Bisping could be having the best two weeks of his life as he approaches his first UFC title shot on Saturday against the champion Luke Rockhold. Bisping got the title fight with just over two weeks notice after former champion Chris Weidman pulled out of the fight with Rockhold due to injury. Bisping was...