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Apr 8, 2016 9:32 am

Daniel Cormier responds to people saying Jon Jones is in his head

Prior to Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s first meeting at UFC 182 over a year ago, many believed that Jones was in DC’s head. Since then, Cormier won the vacant light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson, and defended the belt against Alexander Gustafsson in a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Despite that, many believe that...

Apr 8, 2016 9:12 am

VIDEO | Rare footage of Rafael dos Anjos winning fight early in his career

[email protected] earns the 5th victory of his professional career, when he submits Johil de Oliveirapic.twitter.com/hRZLBRg6MY — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) April 7, 2016 UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon after he broke his foot in training leading up to his UFC 196. While dos Anjos was...

Apr 8, 2016 9:00 am

Miesha Take talks post-UFC 200 plans

While Miesha Tate is currently gearing up for her UFC 200 co-main event fight against Amanda Nunes, which will also serve as her first title defense, she has bigger plans in mind. Tate spoke to Fox Sports Live to explain why she has unfinished business with Ronda Rousey that she plans on finishing. “I sure...

Apr 8, 2016 8:37 am

Jon Jones: “I got a lot of proving to do”

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones may not be facing Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 197 any more, but the way ‘Bones’ sees it, it’s all part of the journey. Jones’ fight with Ovince Saint Preux is an interim title fight, however after that, Jones says his story with DC picks...


Apr 8, 2016 8:32 am

PHOTO | Cat Zingano vs. Julianna Pena promo poster

Since the UFC announced that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor would have their highly anticipated rematch in the main event of UFC 200, they have continued to use quote posters to promote the event. While this has given way to quite a few meme posters regarding the event, the UFC has now released a new...

Apr 8, 2016 8:24 am

Miesha Tate’s manager refutes claims that Tate turned down Holly Holm rematch

Earlier this week, Holly Holm’s manager called out Miesha Tate for taking “the easy way out” and declining a rematch with Holly Holm in order to fight Amanda Nunes at UFC 200. According to Miesha Tate’s manager Josh Jones, that wasn’t the case… He spoke to MMAFighting: “A fight with Holly Holm was never discussed...

Apr 8, 2016 8:20 am

Georges St. Pierre hosting new TV show about his true passion

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre hasn’t fought in the Octagon since his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks in 2013. Recently however, there has been much talk of a potential GSP return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where many fight fans would like to see him fight Robbie Lawler. Back in...

Apr 8, 2016 2:29 am

Joe Rogan says that Jon Jones’ ‘risky fight’ could ruin his plans

Despite saving the UFC from possibly having to cancel or downgrade UFC 197, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has everything to lose in his fight with short-notice opponent Ovince Saint Preux on April 23rd. After UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was pulled out of the originally scheduled fight with Jones, Saint Preux...

Apr 7, 2016 2:55 pm

Cat Zingano officially gets opponent for UFC return

Cat Zingano has been hyping up her UFC return for quite some time. While Zingano has remained silent regarding who she would be fighting, she promised fans that it would be an exciting fight that took place sometime around her birthday on July 1st, leading many to expect the fight to take place at UFC...

Apr 7, 2016 2:51 pm

Miesha Tate reportedly turned down UFC 200 rematch with Holly Holm

When UFC President Dana White stated that fans could expect a women’s title fight at UFC 200, many expected a rematch between Holly Holm and Miesha Tate to be slated for the event. Earlier this week news broke that Tate would be having her first title defense against Amanda Nunes at the July 9th event....

Apr 7, 2016 12:27 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov books surprising opponent for UFC on FOX 19

The UFC surprised many on Thursday when it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov’s short-notice opponent for UFC on FOX 19 would be 12-1 reigning CFCC lightweight champion Darrell Horcher. Initial reports were flying around the Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone would be stepping in to fight the undefeated Nurmagomedov with both fighters having signed their contracts. However,...

Apr 7, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway folds friend ‘BirdyBird’ with a painful spinning kick

Hawaiian Max Holloway kept his promise of punishing his friend and video blog partner “BirdyBird” after their YouTube channel surpassed their subscriber goal. Their video description said, “You guys know the deal! Goal was 500 subs by the end of April and we exceeded that within 24 hours. We hit our goal and Me(BirdyBird) is...

Apr 7, 2016 11:35 am

Former manager of Fedor Emelianenko thinks that if Fedor wanted to be in the UFC, ‘he would have already been there’

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko recently stated that he would like to get a rematch with UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The two met in Strikeforce in 2010 where Werdum pulled off a major upset on the highly touted Emelianenko. Vadim Finkelchtein, long-time friend and former manager of Emelianenko spoke about Emelianenko’s recent statement in a...

Apr 7, 2016 11:28 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones sparring with Yoel Romero

As we get closer and closer to UFC 197, where Jon Jones will look to capture the interim UFC light heavyweight championship against Ovince Saint Preux. With nearly two weeks left until fight night, Jones has brought in Olympic wrestler and top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero to help him with final preparations. Yesterday footage...

Apr 7, 2016 10:58 am

Matt Mitrione: ‘I don’t understand why anyone would re-up with the UFC’

Former UFC heavyweight fighter Matt Mitrione is happy with his decision to join Bellator MMA. After failed negotiations with the UFC, Mitrione opted for the promotion’s biggest competitor that offered a more lucrative opportunity. “Some people are so brainwashed,” Mitrione told Bleacher Report. “They say, ‘How dare you think about business like that?’ If you...

Apr 7, 2016 10:00 am

Jon Jones talks about low point: “I wanted to retire”

Jon Jones has undoubtably battled his demons in his personal life as he overcame addiction to make his return to the Octagon at UFC 197 on April 23rd. While Jones is in a good place now, after his hit-and-run accident a year ago that lead to him being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship,...

Apr 7, 2016 9:07 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman go at it AGAIN in face-to-face interview

This @LukeRockhold @ChrisWeidmanUFC rivalry is really starting to heat up. The beef is REAL, people.https://t.co/II0tueQvi8 — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) April 7, 2016 Earlier this week, Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman appeared on SportsCenter for an interview that quickly became heated. During a recent appearance on UFC Tonight, Rockhold and Weidman appeared with Kenny Florian for...

Apr 7, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | Miesha Tate reacts to announcement of Amanda Nunes fight live on-air

UFC champ @MieshaTate reacts to the announcement of her title defense against @Amanda_Leoa at #UFC200https://t.co/boQx7dwTjX — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) April 7, 2016 Wednesday evening it was announced that Miesha Tate would be making her first title defense against Amanda Nunes in the co-main event of UFC 200. Tate was also scheduled to be working on...

Apr 7, 2016 8:55 am

VIDEO | Ovince Saint Preux open to training with Daniel Cormier ahead of UFC 197

After it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 197, light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier offered to train OSP for the fight. While OSP initially declined the offer, opting to stick with...

Apr 7, 2016 8:49 am

Dan Henderson talks retirement plans ahead of UFC on FOX 19

At 45 years old, it’s no secret that Dan Henderson’s time inside the Octagon will be coming to a close in the near future. The former PRIDE champion will step into the Octagon for the 16th time on April 16th as he faces former UFC champion Lyoto Machida. While Henderson is coming off a KO...

Apr 7, 2016 8:43 am

Conor McGregor didn’t care what weight UFC 200 rematch was at

The UFC recently announced that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch in the main event of UFC 200. While leaked audio from Diaz’s recent Fox Sports appearance showed him revealing that he wanted the rematch at lightweight so that McGregor wouldn’t have any excuses, the fight was ultimately slated...

Apr 7, 2016 8:32 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier opens up on injury in first video interview

Last week news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier would be unable to fight Jon Jones due to an injury sustained in training. Cormier underwent a procedure and revealed that he would be out for 5-6 weeks. In the meantime, the UFC booked Ovince Saint Preux to fill in on short notice for...

Apr 7, 2016 3:03 am

VIDEO | Host of Hollywood Today Live crushing on Luke Rockhold?

UFC Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and UFC veteran and former WEC champion Urijah Faber were guests on Hollywood Today Live recently and showed hosts Kristen Brockman and Tanner Thomason a few moves. Rockhold was paired up with Brockman and Faber had her perform the guillotine choke on the middleweight champ as Faber instructed. Brockman went...

Apr 6, 2016 7:27 pm

PHOTO | Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes promo poster for UFC 200

Late Wednesday evening it was announced that Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes would be fighting at UFC 200 for Tate’s UFC women’s bantamweight championship. UFC President Dana White took to Instagram shortly after the fight was announced to reveal a pretty awesome promo poster for the fight, which goes down on July 9th. Check it...

Apr 6, 2016 7:22 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone go at it on Twitter

After Tony Ferguson withdrew from his UFC on FOX 19 headlining scrap with Khabib Nurmagomedov, there was much speculation as to who, if anyone, would step in on short notice to fight ‘The Eagle’. Unsurprisingly, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone was quick to step up and offer to fight Nurmagomedov, however shortly after the UFC booked the...