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Sep 6, 2016 11:11 am

VIDEO | CM Punk working on wrestling in UFC 203 Embedded: Episode 1

We are now less than a week away from CM Punk’s highly anticipated UFC debut at UFC 203 this Saturday in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition to the fight being Punk’s UFC debut, it will also be his MMA debut as he faces 2-0 Mickey Gall. While Punk claims that he is currently more than 30...

Sep 6, 2016 10:45 am

Nate Diaz’s boxing coach opens up on injuries in UFC 202 training camp

In the main event of UFC 202, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor put on arguably the greatest fight in MMA history as the two battled over the course of 5 rounds to a decision. The featherweight champion was given the nod on two of the three judges scorecards, earning him a majority decision win, and...

Sep 6, 2016 10:18 am

Duke Roufus wants Holloway next in NYC on anniversary of Pettis’ father’s death

Anthony Pettis’ head coach Duke Roufus has an idea for ‘Showtime’s’ next featherweight fight, and it’s none other than Max Holloway. Roufus spoke to ESPN’s ‘5 Rounds Podcast’ on Wednesday, explaining his decision to call out Holloway given the current landscape of the featherweight division. “I believe Frankie [Edgar] is going to fight Dennis Bermudez — it’s...

Sep 6, 2016 9:28 am

Eddie Alvarez rips Conor Mcgregor and Nate Diaz for UFC 202

Last month, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC superstar Nate Diaz competed in a highly anticipated welterweight rematch, where McGregor was able to avenge his UFC 196 submission loss to Diaz. The fight is widely regarded by fans as one of the best fights of the year, in addition to one of the greatest...


Sep 6, 2016 8:30 am

Matt Mitrione engages in Twitter war with Matt Hughes over fighter pay

Matt Mitrione ripped into UFC Hall-of-Famer Matt Hughes on Twitter during a heated exchange over fighter’s rights and pay. With talks of a fighters union and compensation running rampant amongst UFC and Bellator fighters alike, Hughes and Mitrione took to Twitter on Tuesday to air their grievances, or in other words attack each others opinion....

Sep 6, 2016 8:01 am

UFC 203 Official Fight Card

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will attempt to defend his title for the first time this Saturday in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, when he squares off with former Strikeforce and DREAM heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 203. Miocic earned the UFC heavyweight championship this past May at UFC 198,...

Sep 6, 2016 7:21 am

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m about to tell the whole world that there’s no Santa Claus!”

In the main event of UFC 202, Conor McGregor defeated Nate Diaz by majority decision. Having evened the score in his bizarre, welterweight rivalry with the Stockton fighter, McGregor then set his sights on the division he’s most suited for: lightweight. Given McGregor’s transcendent superstardom, a trip to the lightweight division would almost certainly result in...

Sep 6, 2016 6:51 am

Bec Rawlings: “The Ref did me Dirty” in VanZant Fight

In late August, the UFC returned to beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada with UFC on Fox 21. On that event’s main card, fan favorite strawweight Paige VanZant returned to the cage after a stint on Dancing with the Stars to remove the batteries from Bec Rawlings with a second-round head-kick. Needless to say, it was a great...

Sep 6, 2016 6:11 am

Here’s Why the Ohio Athletic Commission Could Have Chosen Not to License CM Punk

This Saturday, former WWE star CM Punk will make his long-awaited jump to MMA. He’ll be taking on dangerous, 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203, which will emanate from Cleveland, Ohio’s Quicken Loans Arena. In advance of his UFC debut, Punk finds the odds stacked against him, as bookmakers have pegged him...

Sep 5, 2016 6:56 pm

Joe Lauzon Breaks Down the Costs of Traveling for a UFC Fight

Not long ago, UFC lightweight Paul Felder launched a GoFundMe camaign to help cover the costs of flying his coaches to Brazil, where he’ll fight Francisco “Massaranduba” Trinaldo later this month. This development stirred up debates about fighter pay, and raised many questions as to what expenses the UFC actually covers for its fighters. Joe Lauzon to the...

Sep 5, 2016 5:44 pm

Tyrone Spong face-plants boxing opponent with massive right hand

With a career spanning three combat sports and over 80 victories, Tyrone Spong is expanding his presence into the boxing world, and made that presence felt with a blistering one-punch knockout over a regional journeyman on Sunday night. Spong made his name as a world-class kickboxer before making his foray into mixed martial arts back in 2012. Now...

Sep 5, 2016 4:59 pm

VIDEO | Nick Diaz party cam, still with the ladies and joined by Tito Ortiz

If you haven’t been keeping up with Nick Diaz on Snapchat, the UFC star has been recently living it up, going clubbing and partying with friends. Despite running into some trouble where a group of guys that didn’t know who Nick was and attacked him outside a Las Vegas club, the Stockton native hasn’t let...

Sep 5, 2016 4:22 pm

UFC 203 Odds: Miocic, Werdum and Gall Favored to Win

This Saturday, the UFC will set up shop in Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena with UFC 203. The card will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion Stipe Miocic and challenger Alistair Overeem, while the co-main event will see former heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum attempt to regain his footing against an old foe in Travis...

Sep 5, 2016 3:29 pm

Mickey Gall gets stitches for injury, fight with Punk still on for UFC 203

CM Punk’s UFC debut almost took another setback after his opponent Mickey Gall received a nasty cut over his eye just days from their UFC 203 fight. Gall (2-0) had to receive stitches to stop the bleeding from a cut just above his right eye while training in preparation for his main card bout with Punk, who...

Sep 5, 2016 2:48 pm

Diaz’s Coach: Nate shouldn’t be suspended for medicinal vaping

Nate Diaz loves weed, and doesn’t seem particularly concerned with who knows it. In fact, the Stockton Slugger was bold enough in his use of medicinal marijuana, specifically CPD oil, that he vaped during the post-fight press conference following his thrilling five round fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 202. Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez told...

Sep 5, 2016 1:53 pm

‘Cyborg’ Still Wants Ronda Rousey: “This Fight Needs to Happen.”

A few years ago, there was no bigger fight for women’s MMA than a clash between former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino. The main hurdle at the time, however, was that Cyborg was not a UFC fighter. Today, that has changed. Cyborg has already fought once in the...

Sep 5, 2016 1:01 pm

PHOTO | Arianny Celeste goes topless at the beach in Spain

UFC Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste is a fan favorite for good reason. Can you believe that Arianny Celeste has been with the UFC for 10 years already? Celeste has been an Octagon Girl since 2006 and is still looking as good as ever. Arianny’s website gives a bit more information about her background. “Arianny is...

Sep 5, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Prisoners organize insane ‘Fight Club’ style matches in jail

Prisoners at the Mt Eden Corrections Facility in Auckland, New Zealand have found out a way to go viral, despite being behind bars. Insane footage captured on contraband cell phones caught the “Fight Club” style fights taking place in the facility and were uploaded to YouTube in 2015. People are seen watching the fights go...

Sep 5, 2016 9:52 am

Eddie Alvarez talks about growing up in ‘Rocky’ Philly neighborhood

UFC Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez grew up in the rough parts of Philadelphia, where fighting was a big part of his daily life, well before he ever stepped into the cage. But according to Alvarez, growing up in ‘Rocky’s’ neighborhood in Kensington is not without it’s merits. “It was tough, tough neighborhood. That’s where Rocky was...

Sep 5, 2016 9:46 am

Miesha Tate Demonstrates Heroism Outside the Cage

It’s no secret that Miesha Tate is one hell of a fighter. She has, after all, won titles in both Strikeforce and the UFC. Yet Tate is also one of the sport’s kindest competitors–something she reminded the world of this weekend when she aided some struggling strangers while out on a hike in Nevada’s Mary...

Sep 5, 2016 8:41 am

Stephen Thompson to Tyron Woodley: “It Sounds Like You’re Scared to Fight Me.”

It’s no secret that UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is not particularly keen on fighting number-one-contender Stephen Thompson. Instead, the champ infamously explained on Fox Sports that he is interested in “money fights” with the likes of Nick Diaz and Georges St-Pierre. Unsurprisingly, Woodley’s stance is not going over well with Thompson. On a recent...

Sep 5, 2016 7:32 am

Stephen Thompson Explains Why He Deserves the Title Shot Over Demian Maia

In the main event of UFC on Fox 21, UFC welterweight Demian Maia dazzled with a first-round submission of long-time contender Carlos Condit. The win extended the Brazilian’s streak to six, and under slightly different conditions, probably would have catapulted him directly into a title fight with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Unfortunately for Maia, the...

Sep 5, 2016 6:50 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan previews CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall

At this weekend’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland, former WWE superstar CM Punk will make his professional mixed martial arts debut. The former pro-wrestling champion will be taking on talented 24-year-old Mickey Gall (2-0 MMA) on the evening’s main card. Prior to his signing with the UFC, which was announced on the main card of...

Sep 5, 2016 6:26 am

Felipe Silva Wants to Test Sage Northcutt’s Striking

Last month, the UFC returned to beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada with UFC on Fox 21. On the undercard of that event, Brazilian prospect Felipe Silva improved to 8-0 with a blistering, first-round knockout of kickboxing export Shane Campbell. Fresh off this fantastic win, Silva is attempting to take his destiny into his own hands rather...

Sep 5, 2016 6:05 am

CM Punk Comments on McGregor’s WWE Disses: “A Lot of Feelings Were Hurt.”

When Conor McGregor is on the mic, nobody is safe. Not his opponents, not the world’s best boxers, not even the stars of pro wrestling world. This latter group in particular has been on the receiving end of some serious McGregor heat over the last few weeks. In the buildup to UFC 202, the Irishman referred...