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Aug 3, 2016 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Randy Couture rips on New Jersey State Athletic Control Board deputy commissioner

UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture is a part of the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) MMA rules and regulations committee and was present at the conference on Tuesday that addressed new rule changes to the sport of mixed martial arts. Following New Jersey State Athletic Control Board deputy commissioner Rhonda Uttley-Herring speech about...

Aug 3, 2016 12:41 pm

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia spars with Babalu Sobral

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has been busy sharpening her MMA skills with trainer Babalu Sobral. Despite having a hard time finding opponents that are willing to step up to face her, Garcia is set to appear on the RIZIN 2 card, which is scheduled to take place on September 25 in Japan. Check...

Aug 3, 2016 12:20 pm

Nick Diaz and Tyron Woodley start their feud on social media

Immediately after Tyron Woodley knocked out Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 to become the new UFC welterweight champion of the world, “The chosen one” campaigned for a fight with Nick Diaz. Diaz, fresh off an 18-month suspension for testing positive for marijuana, said that he isn’t in any rush to get back in the Octagon....

Aug 3, 2016 11:36 am

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia open to fighting a man and knocking him out

Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia has transitioned to the sport of mixed martial arts and is continuing to learn all aspects of the game. Garcia holds a 2-0 professional MMA record but is having a hard time finding opponents that are willing to go to competition with her. Garcia and her trainer Babalu Sobral...


Aug 3, 2016 10:58 am

Jose Aldo gives major update on Conor McGregor’s next fight

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo is longing to avenge his KO loss to Conor McGregor. Following an impressive win over Frankie Edgar to capture the interim title at UFC 200, Aldo is just waiting for McGregor to finish his business with the non-title welterweight fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 so that...

Aug 3, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | UFC 201: The Thrill & Agony (preview)

In the main event of UFC 201 this past weekend, Tyron Woodley shocked the world as he knocked out Robbie Lawler in just minutes to claim the UFC welterweight championship. While the fight was a short one, it was an extremely impressive one for Woodley, who left the Octagon unscathed according to the UFC 201...

Aug 3, 2016 10:40 am

UFC officially announces Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson

After a brief period of anticipation, the UFC has officially announced Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson. Reports emerged earlier this week that the former lightweight champ would be returning to the Octagon in November to fight #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated showdown, however there had been no official word on...

Aug 3, 2016 10:25 am

Peggy Morgan gives photo update days after horrific fight injury

Peggy Morgan’s swelling on her face that ballooned up from the strikes of Megan Anderson was a hot topic of conversation over the weekend. Anderson picked up a first round TKO victory over the TUF veteran at Invicta FC 18. Despite the horrific injury and loss, Morgan seemed to be in good spirits after the...

Aug 3, 2016 10:08 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov waiting on call for title shot

UFC lightweight star Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov is widely regarded as one of the best fighters on the UFC roster without a title belt. Nurmagomedov’s run at a UFC title has been a rather lengthy one however given his 2-year layoff following his win 2014 win over Rafael dos Anjos. After making his successful return...

Aug 3, 2016 9:07 am

Ray Sefo backs up Mark Hunt in regards to PED frustrations

UFC heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt has continued to make headlines following his UFC 200 scrap with Brock Lesnar last month, where he lost a unanimous decision. Following the fight, it was revealed that Lesnar had failed both an out-of-competition pre-fight drug test, as well as a fight night drug test. That didn’t sit too well...

Aug 3, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg sparring hard with male partner

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has earned the reputation as one of the most feared female strikers in MMA. To add to Cyborg’s lengthy list of MMA and Muay Thai accomplishments, she recently made her UFC debut easier this year, where she TKOd Leslie Smith in just over a minute. While no date has...

Aug 3, 2016 8:16 am

Tyron Woodley says Georges St-Pierre wants to fight

After winning the UFC welterweight championship this past Saturday in the main event of UFC 201, Tyron Woodley set his sights on a money fight with either Georges St-Pierre or Nick Diaz. The decision drew much criticism for the Missouri native, who many believed was ducking welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Despite that, Woodley...

Aug 3, 2016 7:42 am

Royce Gracie not giving Amir Khan chance in Conor McGregor fight

While former boxing champion Amir Khan isn’t signed to the UFC roster, the British prizefighter has expressed his interest in making the jump to MMA in order to fight UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Khan made headlines last month when he posted a photo of himself with a UFC championship belt on his social media...

Aug 3, 2016 2:02 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz punks fans picking Conor McGregor to win UFC 202 rematch

Nate Diaz is ready to show the world that the first fight with Conor McGregor was no fluke as he prepares for the rematch set for UFC 202 on August 20. While doing a media tour recently, Diaz appeared in a skit on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to surprise some unsuspecting fans of Conor McGregor. From...

Aug 2, 2016 9:30 pm

PHOTO | Alistair Overeem looking slimmed down ahead of UFC 203

In just over a month, MMA legend Alistair Overeem will step into the Octagon to fight UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in a highly anticipated showdown. Overeem is riding a 4-fight win streak that most recently saw him knock out Andrei Arlovski with a jumping front kick in the Netherlands at ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’....

Aug 2, 2016 9:14 pm

Tyron woodley lands role in major movie

Just days after winning the UFC welterweight championship by knocking out Robbie Lawler, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has landed a role in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming film set to release on July 7th, 2017. Woodley revealed brief details on the film to The MMA Hour: “I don’t know if I can even say this,...

Aug 2, 2016 1:14 pm

UFC 2016 moments summed up into one photo

2016 is far from over and it already has produced some historic moments in and out of the Octagon. From Nate Diaz handing Conor McGregor his first UFC loss to Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar testing positive for banned substances, fans have been taken for a wild ride with everything that has gone down with...

Aug 2, 2016 12:33 pm

Nate Diaz says the UFC is hoping that he loses rematch against Conor McGregor

UFC veteran Nate Diaz has gained a ton of fans and exposure since beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196 in March. With their scheduled rematch set for UFC 202 in August, Diaz told Megan Olivi on UFC Fight Pass that he feels that the UFC is setting him up and hoping that...

Aug 2, 2016 11:56 am

VIDEO | What do fellow fighters think of Conor McGregor?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is a polarizing figure. With his brash “Notorious” attitude, McGregor is a huge draw for the UFC and will get his chance to make a career statement when he meets Nate Diaz in another non-title welterweight fight at UFC 202. Check out what fellow fighters and familiar faces from the...

Aug 2, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | Glover Teixeira gets workout in the gym of lifelong idol Mike Tyson

UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira has a big fight coming up against Anthony Johnson at UFC 202 on August 20. Leading up to the bout that could get Teixeira back to another title shot, the Brazilian was inspired when he got to visit and train in the gym of his lifelong idol, Mike Tyson. Check...

Aug 2, 2016 11:07 am

Carlos Condit sick with UFC’s Reebok deal: ‘Something needs to be done’

UFC veteran Carlos Condit is very cognizant of the fact that he may not be fighting professionally for much longer, even with his love for the sport. While previously hinting at retirement, Condit could not get away from the fight game for too long following his title fight loss to the now former champion Robbie...

Aug 2, 2016 10:29 am

Rapper bashes Joe Rogan, threatens to punch UFC commentator

Earlier this month a video went viral of aspiring rapper Kasper Knight shooting himself in the mouth in order to get publicity. While many, including UFC commentator Joe Rogan mocked Knight for the act, which some viewed as an act of desperation, the rapper is now turning the tables on his critics. Knight took to...

Aug 2, 2016 9:58 am

UFC 201 medical suspensions

This past Saturday, fight fans witnessed an action packed night of fights headlined by a welterweight title scrap that saw Tyron Woodley capture the UFC welterweight championship by knocking out Robbie Lawler in just minutes. In the wake of the event, MMAFighting obtained the medical suspensions for the fighters on the event. As always, fighters...

Aug 2, 2016 9:42 am

Stephen Thompson analyzes Robbie Lawler’s loss to Tyron Woodley

When Tyron Woodley stepped into the Octagon Saturday night in the main event of UFC 201 to fight Robbie Lawler, welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson was paying close attention. Thompson, who was on the FS1 broadcasting team for the evening, knew he would likely be fighting the winner of the scrap. Ultimately, Tyron Woodley...

Aug 2, 2016 8:27 am

Rafael dos Anjos reportedly set to return in Mexico City on November 5th

On the heels of Rafael dos Anjos losing his UFC lightweight championship to Eddie Alvarez on July 7th in Las Vegas, the former champ is looking to return to the win column before the end of the year. News surfaced this week from Champions.co that dos Anjos would be returning to the Octagon at the...

Aug 2, 2016 8:14 am

UFC brass reportedly “unclear” on Ronda Rousey’s future

Earlier this month, when Amanda Nunes defeated Miesha Tate to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship, it was revealed that Ronda Rousey could receive an immediate title shot against the newly crowed champ. While there was no word on whether or not Rousey would take the offer, news has now surfaced that the UFC is...