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May 21, 2016 1:58 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. ESPN’s Kenny Mayne in rock, paper, scissors

What would the stakes be if you were to play Conor McGregor in a game of rock, paper, scissors? ESPN’s Kenny Mayne took the option to get physical in the old game of roshambo. Mayne challenged the UFC featherweight champ and asked, “Winner gets to hit the other guy?” “The Notorious” replied, “OK. In the...

May 21, 2016 1:28 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan says Gabi Garcia is ‘clearly taking male hormones’

Gabi Garcia is currently 2-0 in professional MMA with both of her fights taking place in Rizin FF. Garcia, who fights in the light heavyweight division at 205 pounds has finished both of her fights, one coming by TKO and one by submission. Garcia established herself in the world of competitive sport jiu-jitsu winning multiple...

May 21, 2016 12:47 pm

Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin fighting in September

While the biggest news in boxing is surrounding a retired boxing star and a UFC featherweight champion, true boxing enthusiasts are hoping for the Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez fight. Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loeffler spoke with Boxing Scene on “GGG’s” next fight. “Canelo is certainly the number one choice but at the same time...

May 21, 2016 12:35 pm

Ian ‘Uncle Creepy’ McCall to return to the Octagon at UFC 201

UFC flyweight Ian McCall has not fought since January of 2015. Despite being unsure if he would ever fight again, McCall announced his return to the Octagon via social media. McCall posted a photo to Instagram with a caption saying, “I’m baaack!!!! July 30th against @scogginsdragonhouse in Atlanta @ufc #201” I'm baaack!!!! July 30th against...

May 21, 2016 11:35 am

Matt Brown on Tyron Woodley: ‘I’d fight him in the f***ing street for free’

Matt Brown is not happy that Tyron Woodley is getting a title shot against Robbie Lawler at UFC 201. The UFC veteran spoke with MMA Underground on his displeasure for the UFC’s decision to give Woodley a shot at UFC gold. “[Tyron] Woodley, he’s a bitch. I just don’t like him anyway,” said Brown (transcribed...

May 21, 2016 11:18 am

Dan Henderson says his retirement depends on contract negotiations with UFC

MMA legend Dan Henderson is currently the oldest fighter on the UFC’s roster. At 45-years-old, the former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion is set to fulfill his last fight on his current UFC contract when he faces Hector Lombard at UFC 199. “Hendo” says that he feels he still can compete with the best, but is...

May 21, 2016 10:51 am

BJ Penn on FLOGRAPPLING’s ‘America’s Most Successful Black Belt of All Time’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn got his nickname early on in his martial arts career and for good reason. Our namesake was the first non-Brazilian to win gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships back in 2000, which catapulted his career in mixed martial arts. Penn then went on to achieve great accolades in the world of...

May 21, 2016 9:49 am

UFC clearing more room in featherweight division with another fighter cut

On Friday, despite coming out the victor of the last fight on his UFC contract, UFC featherweight Lucas Martins told MMA Fighting that he was cut from the UFC. Now, Martins’ last opponent that he beat at UFC Fight Night 86, Robert Whiteford has announced that he has also been cut. Whiteford tweeted on Saturday,...

May 21, 2016 3:14 am

PHOTO | Michael Bisping still filming xXx film 2 weeks before title fight

Michael Bisping has the biggest fight of his entire career coming up in 2 weeks, but has still been busy on the set of “xXx: The Return Of The Xander Cage.” With getting just two and a half weeks notice that he would be getting the first title shot of his near 10 year UFC...

May 21, 2016 2:51 am

Brock Lesnar added back on to UFC roster?

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has not fought in the UFC since losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 back in December 2011. However, the clever tracking of UFCFightersInfo has alerted everyone that the UFC just recently added Brock Lesnar on to their roster. [Added] Brock Lesnar (Heavy)https://t.co/nZfB0IsOE2 — UFCFIGHTERSiNFO (@UFCFIGHTERSiNFO) May 20, 2016...

May 21, 2016 2:32 am

VIDEO | Thomas Almeida knocks out Brad Pickett with flying knee

UFC Fight Night 88 is set to take place next weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event will feature undefeated bantamweights Thomas Almeida vs. Cody Garbrandt. To peak your interest in the fight where odds are that one man will leave the Octagon undefeated and the other will taste defeat for the first time,...

May 21, 2016 2:07 am

UFC fighter holds new Guinness World Record

When you think of a UFC fighter holding a spot in the Guinness World Records, you probably would believe it has something to do with mixed martial arts, or some kind of related physical activity. Not for this UFC featherweight. Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez set a new Guinness World Record for the “fastest time to...

May 20, 2016 9:15 pm

Dana White: ‘I didn’t have a good day in Stockton’

Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta made their way out to Stockton, California on Friday to meet with Nate Diaz. Just a couple days before getting to Stockton, White and Fertitta met with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor for dinner. The meeting looked to go over well as both McGregor and White were all smiles upon...

May 20, 2016 8:08 pm

VIDEO | 4-foot-11 Tyler ‘Hulk Hands’ Freeland gets first professional loss in Bellator debut

#Bellator155 Joe Hamilton def. Tyler Freeland via submission (RNC). What did I just witness? pic.twitter.com/PhaADP3UQE — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) May 20, 2016 Tyler “Hulk Hands” Freeland made his Bellator debut at Bellator 155 on Friday against the undefeated Joe Hamilton in Boise, Idaho. Freeland went into the bout unbeaten in his professional MMA career with a...

May 20, 2016 7:46 pm

UFC asking fans to vote for ‘Greatest Fighter of All Time’

The UFC has a poll out and is asking fans to help decide who should be ranked as the “Greatest Fighter of All Time.” Our namesake BJ Penn has made it on the list, and also includes other UFC greats such as Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, and newer names such as Conor McGregor just to...

May 20, 2016 4:33 pm

Gilbert Melendez on Conor McGregor: ‘He fights like the smaller man’

Nate Diaz and Gilbert Melendez have been close training partners for a long time with Cesar Gracie. Melendez knows Diaz all too well and says that if McGregor gets his rematch with Nate, the result will be the same as their first match. “I don’t see it going any differently. I see Conor, if he...

May 20, 2016 4:14 pm

Report: Dana White storms out of lunch meeting with Nate Diaz in Stockton

UFC heads met with Conor McGregor on Wednesday night to discuss booking his next fight and from the looks of both Dana White and “The Notorious” after their meeting, everything went really well. White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta apparently met with Nate Diaz Friday in Stockton, California to meet over lunch to discuss booking...