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May 23, 2017 8:49 am

Kajan Johnson reflects on aftermath of Reebok protest at UFC Retreat

This week at the UFC Athlete’s Retreat, UFC lightweight Kajan Johnson made a bold move as he decided to stand up and air his grievances with the UFC-Reebok deal to a Reebok rep during his speech at the 2017 UFC Athlete’s Retreat. Although he was never formally ‘kicked out’ of the event, UFC officials pulled...

May 23, 2017 8:44 am

Michael Bisping hopes Robert Whittaker “beats the brains out of Yoel Romero”

From the sounds of it, Michael Bisping’s much discussed middleweight title defense against former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will not happen. If it does happen, it won’t be until the fall, as St-Pierre will not be available until then. Though this might give the impression that Bisping will defend his title against Yoel Romero or Robert...

May 23, 2017 7:44 am

Report: Rory MacDonald made bank for his first fight in the Bellator cage

Last weekend, former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald made his anticipated debut in the Bellator cage. This debut couldn’t have gone better, as he dominated his dangerous foe Paul Daley to a second-round choke for the win. In advance of this fight, MacDonald made the surprising admission that in terms of sponsorship money, he...

May 23, 2017 6:30 am

Al Iaquinta explains why he left the UFC Athletes Retreat early

Al Iaquinta is one of the biggest critics of the UFC, and of the way promotion treats its fighters. His status as such is particularly interesting, as he currently under contract with the organization as a member of its lightweight roster. As a member of the UFC roster, Iaquinta was invited to  the UFC’s recent...

May 22, 2017 6:25 pm

Cris Cyborg releases a statement regarding the Angela Magana incident

Cris Cyborg releases a statement regarding the Angela Magana incident Former Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has issued a statement regarding her altercation with Angela Magana which took place this past weekend in Las Vegas. Cyborg confronted Magana on Sunday afternoon, this after the outspoken strawweight had recently posted numerous derogatory tweets about her on...

May 22, 2017 2:10 pm

VIDEO | Mike Tyson: Conor McGregor is not skilled enough to box with Floyd Mayweather

Although it seems like the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor boxing superfight is getting closer and closer to happening, boxing icon Mike Tyson won’t believe it till he sees the two of them standing across each other in the ring. Conor McGregor and UFC President Dana White have agreed to their terms of the fight...

May 22, 2017 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz sneaks a punch in on Daniel Cormier

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz spend quite a bit of time together. From working as analysts during UFC broadcasts to doing promotional events and obligations, the two have been keeping busy beyond training and fighting in the Octagon. Here, we take a look at a funny video...

May 22, 2017 12:27 pm

VIDEO | Here’s the footage of Cris “Cyborg” Justino punching Angela Magana

Last night, on the final evening of the UFC’s much talked about athlete’s retreat, top UFC women’s featherweight contender Cris “Cyborg” and strawweight fighter Angela Magana got in to an altercation. The altercation occurred after the Brazilian confronted Magana about some recent bullying posts. Earlier this year, after Cyborg did some volunteer work at a...

May 22, 2017 10:52 am

VIDEO | Tim Kennedy tries his hand at bullfighting, and it looks rough

The great American writer Ernest Hemingway once said “nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bullfighters.” If Hemingway had lived long enough to witness the explosion of mixed martial arts, he might just have revised that statement to include “…and mixed martial artists.” Regardless, the writer probably would probably be very impressed by...

May 22, 2017 8:03 am

Ray Borg plans to channel Chris Weidman when he fights Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson

Earlier this year, in the main event of the UFC’s recent trip to Kansas City, Missouri, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson defended his title for a whopping tenth-straight time. With this successful defense, which saw him submit BJJ blackbelt Wilson Reis, he tied Anderson Silva’s record for the most consecutive title defenses in...

May 22, 2017 7:08 am

UFC Fighter escorted out of discussion at Athletes Retreat for criticizing Reebok

Over the weekend, the UFC invited 400+ members of its talent-rich roster to the combat sports mecca of Las Vegas, Nevada for a weekend-long athletes’ retreat. Over the course of this event, there were laughs, fun and games, and even a Sunday night brawl. While it was these things that kept fans entertained over the...

May 22, 2017 5:55 am

Victor Cui explains why ONE Championship would never sign Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is the biggest star in mixed martial arts. In fact, he’s probably the biggest star in combat sports outright. As such, you’d assume that most MMA promotions would absolutely love to make him a part of their roster. While this might be true for most promotions, it is not the case for Singapore-based ONE Championship....

May 21, 2017 1:44 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg snubbed at UFC’s Athlete Retreat

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg snubbed at UFC’s Athlete Retreat The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris Cyborg, has been pleading with her employer (the UFC) to get her a fight for July’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California. Cyborg, who rightfully should be fighting for the promotions featherweight championship in her next contest,...

May 21, 2017 1:05 pm

VIDEO | A compilation of every time Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have faced off

.@JonnyBones and @dc_mma sure have faced off a lot. #UFC214 pic.twitter.com/THxE9OUAHV — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) May 20, 2017 This July 29, in the main event of UFC 214, Jon Jones will attempt to reclaim the light heavyweight title he once guarded so ferociously when he takes on reigning champion Daniel Cormier. This main event light heavyweight...

May 21, 2017 12:30 pm

“Conor McGregor is one of the best boxers I’ve ever seen… Ever!”

“Conor McGregor is one of the best boxers I’ve ever seen… Ever!” Highly touted mixed martial arts coach Mark Henry is very familiar with current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. Henry, who is the coach of former UFC lightweight champions Frankie Edgar and Eddie Alvarez, was cage side for McGregor’s historic UFC 205 victory this past November in...

May 21, 2017 11:53 am

UFC Fight Night 114 gets flyweight contender bout for main event

On August 5, the UFC will touch down in Mexico City, Mexico for the fourth time. It will do so with UFC Fight Night 114, a card that, while still some distance away, is already coming together. On Sunday afternoon, the UFC announced the main event for this anticipated return to Mexico. This main event...

May 21, 2017 9:45 am

VIDEO | Ahead of UFC 212, relive Jose Aldo’s incredible war with Chad Mendes

The next UFC pay-per-view on the horizon is UFC 212, which will emanate from sun-soaked Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 3. From the early vantage point, this card looks like it could be a great one. In the evening’s main event, we’ll see undisputed featherweight champion Jose Aldo attempt to unify his title with...

May 21, 2017 7:36 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley takes Demian Maia’s back at Athletes’ Retreat

Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley is getting that #UFC Welterweight Championship defense started early. Posted by UFC on FOX on Saturday, May 20, 2017 Earlier this month, on the main card of UFC 211, Brazilian grappling specialist Demian Maia scored a competitive but undeniably impressive decision defeat over the ever dangerous Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal. With...

May 21, 2017 5:50 am

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg squares off with Megan Anderson, implores UFC to make the fight

Cris “Cyborg” Justino has not since September of 2016. This, however, is not for lack of trying. Over the last few months, the destructive featherweight star has been ceaselessly campaigning for a fight. Cyborg’s first choice was a scrap with reigning featherweight champ Germaine De Randamie, who she was keen to fight at UFC 214...