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Oct 26, 2016 1:03 pm

Report | Fedor Emelianenko is Training for a Fight

Good news for fans of Fedor Emelianenko! According to a report from Russian journalist Alexey Safonov, the heavyweight legend has returned to training in preparation for an upcoming bout – though the date, location and opponent for that bout do not appear to be clear. Contracts have also not yet been signed. Fedor has started training...

Oct 26, 2016 12:34 pm

Georges St-Pierre sends message to Michael Bisping regarding UFC 206

Over the course of the past several weeks, reports have continued to surface regarding the potential return of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. Although St-Pierre had fans excited several weeks ago when he revealed in an interview that news regarding his return would be announced in a few weeks, St-Pierre then revealed in an...

Oct 26, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor caught limping just weeks before UFC 205?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has the biggest fight of his life ahead of him. “The Notorious” will have his chance to realize his dreams of becoming the first two-weight UFC world champion that holds two division’s titles simultaneously. The task at hand is no walk in the park as the Irish superstar will face...

Oct 26, 2016 11:43 am

Urijah Faber leaves door open to future fights following retirement

MMA veteran Urijah Faber recently announced that his upcoming bantamweight fight with Brad Pickett at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ would be his final fight before stepping away from the Octagon and retiring from MMA after nearly 15 years competing as a professional in the sport. Faber, a veteran of the sport, is certainly one of...


Oct 26, 2016 11:17 am

VIDEO | Watch Tyron Woodley Smash Robbie Lawler to Win the UFC Welterweight Title

On November 12, in the co-main event of UFC 205, Tyron Woodley will attempt to make the first defense of his UFC welterweight title. He’ll make this attempt opposite talented karate specialist Stephen Thompson, who will enter the cage with seven-straight wins in his wake. In advance of this high-stakes welterweight showdown, the UFC has...

Oct 26, 2016 10:54 am

Cris Cyborg takes aim at Dana White: He can manipulate everybody

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is widely believed to be one of the best, if not the best, women’s MMA fighters of all time. With an 11 year professional MMA career, Cyborg has lost just once, her first professional fight, and has gone on to rattle off 17 straight wins over the course of...

Oct 26, 2016 10:52 am

Matt Brown does not respect ‘quitter’ Ronda Rousey

Matt “The Immortal” Brown has had the bitter taste of defeat before but has always bounced back from adversity. Coming off a devastating loss to Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201 in July, Brown has taken some time off to recover and ensure that he minimizes any risks of brain injury but will be back in...

Oct 26, 2016 9:59 am

PHOTOS | Jose Aldo returns to training

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has continued his ongoing feud with the UFC brass, claiming that he still has no intentions to fight, the former featherweight kingpin has returned to training this week, potentially indicating his return is in the works. Aldo has taken to social media twice this week to post pictures...

Oct 26, 2016 9:55 am

Report: Conor McGregor Being Considered for Bernabeu Fight in Madrid

The UFC has long flirted with the idea of promoting an event inside a massive European football stadium. Perhaps the most notable discussions to this end occured when Conor McGregor announced his desire to headline a card inside Dublin’s Croke Park. As it turns out, however, McGregor may instead find himself headlining a show inside Santiago...

Oct 26, 2016 9:29 am

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m the one who made the Conor McGregor fight happen”

At UFC 205 on November 12th, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will step into the Octagon in what will be just the second champion vs. champion fight in the history of the UFC. In addition to headlining a historic card, the fight will give McGregor the opportunity to make...

Oct 26, 2016 9:00 am

UFC Fight Night 99 Loses Its Co-Main Event

On November 19, the UFC will return to Belfast, Northern Island with UFC Fight Night 99. Initially, the card looked like it was going to be a great one. Unfortunately, the injury bug has been chowing down on its lineup over the last few days. First, it was announced that the evening’s planned main event,...

Oct 26, 2016 8:43 am

Fabricio Werdum trolls Reebok with ‘Nike Fight Kit’ picture

Since the UFC announced their apparel partnership with Reebok, fighters and fans have continually criticized the brand. In the early days of the apparel deal, Reebok made quite a few errors when designing clothing for fighters, calling Anderson Silva “Anderson Aldo” on one of their shirts, and putting a United States patch on the sleeve...

Oct 26, 2016 8:35 am

Miesha Tate on Loss to Amanda Nunes: “I Really Don’t Remember the Fight”

In March of this year, women’s MMA veteran Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm with a fifth-round rear-naked choke. This win would earn her the coveted women’s bantamweight title. Unfortunately, Tate’s long-awaited time atop the bantamweight throne came to an abrupt just months thereafter, when she was battered and submitted by a ferocious Amanda Nunes in the main event...

Oct 26, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Fitch eyeing rematch with potential free agent Georges St-Pierre

Back in 2008, Jon Fitch stepped into the Octagon against UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Fitch had been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division, going on an 8-fight win streak that saw him defeat notable opponents such as Thiago Alves and Diego Sanchez. Fitch, who was widely regarded as having some of the...

Oct 26, 2016 7:21 am

Jon Jones Explains Why He’d Rather Fight “Rumble” than “DC”

On December 10, in the main event of UFC 206, Daniel Cormier will defend the UFC light heavyweight title against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. As significant as this bout is, however, it will have a shadow cast over it by one man: former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Jones won the divisional crown in early 2011...

Oct 25, 2016 7:04 pm

Bigfoot Silva set to fight undefeated Russian prospect following UFC release

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva may have been released from the UFC last week, but he won’t be out of work for very long. The former heavyweight title challenger will be heading to Russia to take on Ivan Shtyrkov (4-0), an undefeated prospect who’s ended all four of his victories by first-round finish. “We are very excited...

Oct 25, 2016 6:46 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey bites an ear off on ‘Drunk History’

Drunk History Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is set to return to competition in the Octagon after being out for over a year. Rousey announced prior to her last fight, which ended in her first professional MMA loss against Holly Holm at UFC 193, that she was going to be taking a break...

Oct 25, 2016 5:56 pm

BJJ wizard Mackenzie Dern already in talks with the UFC

Mackenzie Dern is well-known in the world of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The BJJ black belt has a long list of accolades that include ADCC Champion, World Champion, World Pro Champion and No Gi World Champion. Now, the daughter of Wellington “Megaton” Dias is getting into mixed martial arts and holds a 2-0 record, fighting under Legacy...

Oct 25, 2016 4:57 pm

Cat Zingano challenges WWE diva to a fight

Former title challenger Cat Zingano just called out someone for a fight on Twitter, but she’s not a UFC fighter. In fact, the woman Zingano called out doesn’t even train mixed martial arts. Zingano tweeted at WWE superstar Sasha Banks on Tuesday, to the confusion and delight of many. See how the exchange between Cat...

Oct 25, 2016 2:10 pm

UFC replaces Joe Silva with Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard as matchmaker

The UFC has officially replaced former long-time matchmaker Joe Silva after promoting Sean Shelby to oversee matchmaking for several weight divisions. Shelby will be sharing matchmaking duties with former Legacy FC owner and president Mick Maynard. While Maynard will oversee the men’s flyweight, middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions, Shelby will take over matchmaking for...

Oct 25, 2016 1:44 pm

Max Holloway to Jose Aldo: Get your ass in the cage

Interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has stirred up a bit of controversy recently as he has continued his very public war of words with the UFC brass. After it was announced that Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight to challenge Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight strap at UFC 205 on November 12th,...

Oct 25, 2016 1:34 pm

Gegard Mousasi Says He Would “Punish” Michael Bisping if They Fought

Late last week, it was announced that an injury had forced Gunnar Nelson out his bout with Dong Hyun Kim, the planned headliner for the UFC’s return to Belfast, Northern Ireland. This unfortunately left the UFC scrambling for a viable main event on just a few weeks’ notice. Though it can’t have been easy, the organization...

Oct 25, 2016 1:14 pm

VIDEO | The exact moment Gunnar Nelson injured his ankle

Recently, news surfaced that SBG Ireland fighter Gunnar Nelson, who was slated to fight Dong Hyun Kim in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Belfast’, was forced to pull out of the fight due to an undisclosed injury just several weeks before fight night. In the same report, it was revealed that the UFC...

Oct 25, 2016 1:06 pm

Awkward! Tim Kennedy Says that a USADA Rep Watched Him Shower

In mid 2015, the UFC partnered with the United States Anti-Doping Commission (USADA) in an effort to crack down on performance enhancing drug use and clean up the sport. So far, the agency’s efforts to do so have been quite fruitful. It seems that every week, a new fighter is notified of a potential violation,...

Oct 25, 2016 12:37 pm

VIDEO | Bodybuilder gets beat down by BJJ black belt for your entertainment

The entertainment that the Internet brings is seemingly endless. Here, we take a look at some viral videos from YouTube account Rambo Cuztha Gunz. Gunz creates videos for the sake of your entertainment and is willing to take a beating for it. Gunz has a humorous bio for his social media accounts. His YouTube bio...

Oct 25, 2016 11:28 am

VIDEO | In Anticipation of UFC 207, Watch Ronda Rousey’s First Professional Fight!

This time last year, Ronda Rousey was still regarded by many as an unbeatable champion. At that stage, she’d simply given us very little reason to believe she could be defeated. Rousey’s professional career, as most do, began on the regional circuit. After going 2-0 in regional shows, she was picked up by Strikeforce, where...