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Aug 5, 2016 11:49 am

Cris Cyborg weighs over 170 pounds!

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is set to make her second UFC appearance at UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil. Cyborg will welcome Lina Lansberg to the Octagon in what will be her second UFC catchweight fight set at 140 pounds. If you are wondering why the 145 pound Invicta champion can’t just cut another...

Aug 5, 2016 11:26 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz tells boxing promoters to buy out his UFC contract

Nick Diaz is fresh off an 18-month suspension after testing positive for marijuana. Now eligible to resume his MMA career, Diaz has stated that he is only willing to compete against big names and do big fights that will equate to big dollars. Recently, Diaz was asked if he would ever fight in the boxing...


Aug 5, 2016 7:50 am

Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson 2 official for UFC 204

After a period of much speculation, it has officially been announced that Michael Bisping’s first middleweight title defense will be against Dan Henderson at UFC 204. Bisping made the announcement on his podcast: “Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping for the 185 pound middleweight title, October 8 from Manchester — live on pay-per-view. Do not miss...

Aug 5, 2016 2:40 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 appetizer – Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 1 full fight

As UFC 202 approaches, the UFC has unlocked for a limited time the full fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz 1, which took place at UFC 196. Take a closer look and go back and review just how their first fight played out. Do you notice anything after being able to watch and review...

Aug 5, 2016 2:30 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor talks about the changes he has made for rematch with Nate Diaz

.@TheNotoriousMMA on how putting in training miles has helped his overall game. #Zprint 3D pic.twitter.com/9zAumRfUlI — Reebok (@Reebok) August 4, 2016 UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on August 20. While McGregor and his team blame cardio and weight as the main reasons for the loss to...

Aug 5, 2016 2:02 am

Tyron Woodley fires back at Nick Diaz on social media

Tyron Woodley called out Nick Diaz for a big money fight following his KO victory over Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 this past weekend. Diaz who is fresh off a suspension for testing positive for marijuana says that even though Woodley is the new UFC welterweight champion, his name still isn’t big enough to sell...

Aug 4, 2016 1:53 pm

Officials announce Cris Cyborg to headline her first UFC event, Renan Barao also added

The UFC announced on Thursday that Cris “Cyborg” Justino is set to headline UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil on September 24. É OFICAIL! @criscyborg fará a luta principal do #UFCBrasília, 24 de setembro. Saiba mais > https://t.co/OWylweiUwq pic.twitter.com/6lCc8bfF8G — UFC BRASIL (@ufc_brasil) August 4, 2016 Cyborg will meet Lina Lansberg, who will be making...

Aug 4, 2016 1:31 pm

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk jokingly taps out 6’8 Olympic Volleyball player

Joanna Jedrzejcyzk might have been over a foot shorter than Olympic Volleyball player Lukas Kadziewicz, however that didn’t stop the UFC women’s strawweight champion from jokingly submitting Kadziewicz. Jedrzejczyk is currently coming off a unanimous decision win over Claudia Gadelha in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale back in July. Since then Karolina...

Aug 4, 2016 1:25 pm

Roy Nelson and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva set to clash in heavyweight match

UFC heavyweights Roy “Big County” Nelson and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva are set to face one another in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 95, which takes place in Brazil on September 24. The UFC announced the exciting heavyweight bout on Thursday. Tem duelo de pesados confirmado para o #UFCBrasilia: @BigfootSilva enfrenta @roynelsonmma https://t.co/HqkWEceCST pic.twitter.com/kDdrH3avAQ —...

Aug 4, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia smashes in training with Babalu Sobral

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has found a new drive competing in mixed martial arts. Garcia is scheduled to make her third professional MMA fight at RIZIN 2 on September 25 in Japan. Garcia’s opponent has yet to be named as the promotion is likely trying to find someone who is actually willing to...

Aug 4, 2016 11:09 am

Cris Cyborg heading into the boxing ring for the biggest payday of her career?

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been hoping for the UFC to open up a featherweight division so she can prove her dominance in the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world. With one catchweight fight at 140 pounds in the UFC, Cyborg has not been given any option to fight at 145 pounds...

Aug 4, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | Peggy Morgan shows her insanely swollen face from the night of her fight

[ooyala code=”5kZDI1NTE65WhntvOIK-M0QUaRjgrkmr” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] Invicta fighter Peggy Morgan has gotten a lot of attention recently. Perhaps not for the best reason, but nonetheless she has been having fun with it. Morgan suffered an injury to her face after being hit with strikes by Megan Anderson at Invicta FC 18 this past weekend. Morgan’s...

Aug 4, 2016 10:30 am

VIDEO | Team Alpha Male fighter forced out of fight due to staph

Team Alpha Male prospect Erick Sanchez was unfortunately forced out of his upcoming Combate Americas fight on UFC Fight Pass with a horrific staph infection. The featherweight fighter was set to headline the event against Angel Cruz on August 11th, however as you can see in the video above, Sanchez has to undergo treatment for...

Aug 4, 2016 10:22 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov admits USADA found something in his testing sample

Khabib Nurmagomedov is never one to shy away from throwing verbal jabs at his fellow lightweights. The undefeated Dagestani fighter, who holds a win over former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, frequently makes headlines for talking trash in interviews and getting in Twitter feuds. With the UFC announcing Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson,...

Aug 4, 2016 10:12 am

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic outlines gameplan for Alistair Overeem

At UFC 203, Stipe Miocic will look to defend his UFC heavyweight championship for the first time when he squares off against Alistair Overeem in the main event of the UFC’s first event in Cleveland, Ohio. Miocic, who won the belt by knocking out Fabricio Werdum earlier this year at UFC 198, enters the fight...

Aug 4, 2016 9:29 am

VIDEO | UFC rankings update post-UFC 201

This past weekend, fight fans saw an action packed night of fights at UFC 201 in Atlanta, Georgia. The event was praised by fans as a thrilling one, which ultimately saw Tyron Woodley claim the UFC welterweight championship in the main event by knocking out Robbie Lawler. On the heels of the event, Forrest Griffin...

Aug 4, 2016 9:21 am

Jake Ellenberger recalls period of uncertainty regarding future with UFC

When Jake Ellenberger stepped into the Octagon to fight Matt Brown on the main card of UFC 201 last month, ‘The Juggernaut’ knew he was in a must-win situation. Ellenberger entered the bout on a 2-fight losing streak, going 1-4 in his last 5 fights. Ellenberger put on a spectacular performance as he dropped Brown...

Aug 4, 2016 9:02 am

Chael Sonnen: Georges St-Pierre just has to sign the contract

Earlier this year, many fans thought former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon to fight middleweight champion Michael Bisping after reports surfaced that St-Pierre’s camp reached out to Bisping’s camp for a fight. Despite that, St-Pierre never returned to the UFC, and reports of his return died down briefly. Now, on...

Aug 4, 2016 8:36 am

Amanda Nunes: Ronda Rousey knows she can’t beat me

Since losing the UFC women’s bantamweight championship to Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193, Ronda Rousey has been on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon. The former champ initially planned on filming several movies in Hollywood, and then returning to the Octagon. With that being said, Rousey has maintained radio silence regarding...

Aug 4, 2016 8:21 am

Opening Georges St-Pierre vs. Tyron Woodley betting odds

Tyron Woodley hadn’t been UFC welterweight champion for more than an hour before he called out the greatest welterweight of all time, Georges St-Pierre. While rumors of GSP returning to the Octagon have continued to surface since he took an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon starting in 2013, UFC President Dana White has remained adamant...

Aug 4, 2016 1:44 am

GIF | Compilation of the craziest strikes ever thrown by Yair Rodriguez

One of the most creative strikers in the UFC, Yair Rodriguez steps into the Octagon this weekend to take on the always crafty Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres at UFC Fight Night 92. The fight will surely be filled with excitement as the two featherweights go head to head. To give you a brief highlight of...

Aug 3, 2016 10:09 pm

Holly Holm undergoes surgery for broken thumb

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is currently in the midst of a rough patch. After losing her championship to Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holm recently dropped a decision to Valentina Shevchenko last month in Chicago, Illinois. During the fight with Shevchenko, Holm shattered her thumb according to her...

Aug 3, 2016 10:03 pm

Cris Cyborg reportedly set to headline UFC FN 95

After making her successful UFC debut at UFC 198 earlier this year by knocking out Leslie Smith, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is reportedly set to headline UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24th. The event will be held in Brasilia, Brazil, and according to MMAWeekly will see Cyborg square off against UFC newcomer...

Aug 3, 2016 9:47 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier’s attempt at Guinness World Record goes horribly wrong

Earlier this year, UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez broke a Guinness World record for drinking a liter of lemon juice through a straw in just 22.75 seconds. Ahead of Bermudez’ fight with Rony Jason this Saturday, UFC Tonight hosts Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian attempted to break Bermudez’ world record. The attempt didn’t go as planned.

Aug 3, 2016 9:12 pm

Amanda Nunes explains the power of a UFC championship belt

Many years ago, former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia revealed that he slept with the UFC championship belt after winning it by knocking out Ricco Rodriguez at UFC 41. Fast forward thirteen years, and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is doing the same thing Sylvia once did. She spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss how...