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Sep 10, 2016 11:02 am

Fabricio Werdum on UFC 203 fight: “I need this victory”

Earlier this year, the MMA community was left stunned as UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum was knocked out cold by Stipe Miocic, who landed a spectacular counter-punch that knocked out Werdum. Tonight at UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio, ‘Vai Calvao’ will have the opportunity to return to the win column and potentially earn himself a...

Sep 10, 2016 10:46 am

UFC fighters and employees involved in 3 elevator incidents leading up to UFC 203

Prior to UFC 203, UFC middleweight CB Dollaway was pulled from his scheduled fight with Francimar Barroso after it was revealed that he sustained a back injury the night before their scheduled UFC 203 fight. While details regarding the injury weren’t immediately available, a report emerged shortly after that Dollaway was one of several UFC...

Sep 10, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO | Mickey Gall vs. CM Punk staredown – Dana White cam

PUNK vs GALL!!! A video posted by Dana White (@danawhite) on Sep 9, 2016 at 3:59pm PDT Saturday night in Cleveland, Ohio, CM Punk will finally make his long awaited UFC debut. Punk, who was signed by the UFC nearly 2 years ago, will be facing undefeated prospect Mickey Gall on the main card of...

Sep 10, 2016 9:32 am

VIDEO | UFC 203 fighters stuck on elevator the night before UFC 203

Before our rescue…& after @aliabdelaziz000 warned from the outside "be-careful in there Urijah" A video posted by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber) on Sep 9, 2016 at 8:48pm PDT UFC 203 is the first time the Octagon has headed to Cleveland, Ohio. The event, which is headlined by a heavyweight scrap between Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem...


Sep 10, 2016 8:57 am

CB Dollaway’s back injury result of elevator mishap prior to UFC 203

Friday evening, UFC President Dana White took to Twitter with a screenshot of a text message conversation between himself and Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. In the text, Cerrone informed White that he was already in Las Vegas, and willing to step in to fight Francimar Barroso after CB Dollaway pulled out of their scheduled fight on...

Sep 10, 2016 7:26 am

‘Ruthless’ Robbie Lawler out of UFC 205 fight with ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone

Robbie Lawler has pulled out of his UFC 205 matchup with Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone just three days after the fight was announced, according to TMZ. Lawler says he is not injured but wants more time to recover following a brutal knockout loss in late July. The UFC is currently looking for a new opponent for ‘Cowboy’....

Sep 10, 2016 5:36 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor photobombs Teruto Ishihara and it is awesome

[ooyala code=”1rdm1zNTE63hIcUt6f6Rwt5pWov4emuK” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] Teruto “Yashabo” Ishihara is quickly making a name for himself in the UFC. With his highlight knockouts and his hilarious outspoken love for the ladies, it’s easy to see why “Yashabo” is quickly gaining a ton of fans. Famous in his own right, it looks like Ishihara and his...

Sep 9, 2016 7:03 pm

Holly Holm becomes an official Guinness World Record holder

Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm shocked the world last November when she knocked out the seemingly invincible Ronda Rousey at UFC 193. Holm became the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, dethroning Rousey from her dominant run as the champ. With winning the UFC title on November 14, 2015, Holm set a Guinness World Record, becoming the...

Sep 9, 2016 6:27 pm

Stars of the Pro Wrestling World Discuss CM Punk’s UFC Debut

In just over 24 hours, former WWE star CM Punk will make the jump from the scripted world of pro wrestling to the unpredictable realm of mixed martial arts. He’ll do so opposite 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203. In advance of Punk’s first steps into the UFC’s Octagon, several...

Sep 9, 2016 6:27 pm

VIDEO | UFC fighters make their picks for UFC 203 | Alistair Overeem vs. Stipe Miocic

UFC 203 takes place in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday at the Quicken Loans arena. The main event will feature a UFC heavyweight title fight. Cleveland’s champion, Stipe Miocic will look to defend his title for the first time against Alistair Overeem. Ahead of the heavyweight championship clash, fellow UFC fighters spoke with MMA Junkie and...

Sep 9, 2016 6:13 pm

VIDEO | Manny Pacquiao mocks Floyd Mayweather for wanting Conor McGregor fight

Prior to the announcement that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 202, rumors were circling in regards to a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. Both men went back and forth in the media, with both of them verbally agreeing to a fight. While...

Sep 9, 2016 5:43 pm

VIDEO | Alistair Overeem comes face-to-face with his heckler, kills him with kindness, still gets badgered

Cleveland hasn't been inviting for @Alistairovereem. But ahead of @ufc 203, "The Demolition Man" met his heckler. pic.twitter.com/AZ27FDy7KX — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) September 9, 2016 UFC heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem has the biggest fight of his life coming up on Saturday as he takes on UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. The two will go head-to-head in...

Sep 9, 2016 5:22 pm

Stefan Struve left opponent-less for UFC 204

Unfortunate news has surfaced in regards to UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve’s fight with Ruslan Magomedov at UFC 204. According to MMAJunkie, Magomedov was forced to pull out of the scheduled bout this week after it was revealed that he has a staph infection. While details are pretty scarce at the present time, it could be...

Sep 9, 2016 4:03 pm

VIDEO | CM Punk snubs Mickey Gall and his handshake during UFC 203 weigh-ins

.@CMPunk REFUSES to shake @MickeyGall's hand at the #UFC203 weigh in and gets a huge reaction from the crowd https://t.co/0Xm14xAX1Y — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) September 9, 2016 Phil Brooks, the former WWE superstar known as CM Punk is set to make his highly anticipated professional mixed martial arts debut at UFC 203 on Saturday...

Sep 9, 2016 3:45 pm

VIDEO | Jessica Eye gets physical and pushes Bethe Correia at UFC 203 weigh-ins

Jessica Eye SHOVES Bethe Correia halfway across the #UFC203 weigh in stage! https://t.co/Sacc0V8l3V — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) September 9, 2016 Things really got heated up at the fan and media weigh-ins for UFC 203 late on Friday. A scrappy UFC women’s bantamweight matchup between former title contender Bethe Correia and Jessica Eye takes place...

Sep 9, 2016 12:19 pm

Video | Overeem Explains Weigh-In Tardiness

Earlier this morning, the 22 fighters competing at UFC 203 took to the scales to weigh in for their looming battles. The major drama of this weigh-in event was that Alistair Overeem – one half of the evening’s main event – arrived late. If UFC 203 was occurring in Nevada, Overeem’s tardiness could have resulted in...

Sep 9, 2016 11:37 am

McGregor vs Alvarez Is The “Top Choice” for UFC 205 Main Event

UFC 205, which is scheduled for November 12 in New York City’s Madison Square Garden, is quickly coming together. Earlier this week, it was announced that a lightweight bout between Al Iaquinta and Thiago Alves had been tacked onto the bill. Days later, we learned that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Robbie Lawler would also be...

Sep 9, 2016 9:36 am

VIDEO | CM Punk & Mickey Gall weigh-in for UFC 203

With just over 24 hours to go until former WWE champion CM Punk makes his highly anticipated UFC debut Saturday night in Cleveland, Ohio, he and Mickey Gall hit the scales for early weigh-ins. Punk, who joked earlier in the week that his weight cut was going terribly, and that he weighed over 200 pounds,...

Sep 9, 2016 9:14 am

Cut! Three Fighters Removed from the UFC Roster

Last month, news broke that long-time UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald had abandoned the UFC to join the Bellator roster. It should come as no surprise, then, that his fighter profile has been removed from the UFC website. As it turns out, however, two other fighters have also been released from the UFC in the last...

Sep 9, 2016 9:07 am

Jim Miller opens up on training with Mickey Gall

Earlier this year, UFC President Dana White announced that the UFC had signed 1-0 Mickey Gall, with the intentions of him eventually fighting CM Punk. Unfortunately, Punk’s debut was postponed several times due to injuries. In the meantime, the UFC booked Mickey Gall to fight Mike Jackson. Gall left the MMA world stunned as he...

Sep 9, 2016 8:57 am

Aljamain Sterling Wants Rafael Assuncao or Michael McDonald in NYC

On November 12, the UFC will set up shop in New York City’s Madison Square Garden with UFC 205. This week, this anticipated card’s first match-ups were announced. First, we learned that the card would feature a lightweight bout between Al Iaquinta and Thiago Alves. Days later, we learned that a long-rumored bout between Robbie...

Sep 9, 2016 8:48 am

PHOTO | Rousimar Palhares looking nearly unrecognizable in new picture

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Rousimar Palhares is widely believed to possess some of the best Jiu-Jitsu in MMA. With 15 of his 18 wins coming by way of submission, not many fighters want to go to the ground with ‘Toquinho’. Unfortunately, the same submissions that leave MMA fans stunned, have also got Palhares into...

Sep 9, 2016 8:21 am

UFC 203 Weigh-In Results: Overeem Gets Fined, One Fighter Misses Weight

On Friday morning, the 22 fighters competing on Saturday night’s UFC 203 took to the scales to weigh in for battle (they’ll take the scales again for the unofficial, ceremonial weigh-ins later today). The card, which will emanate from Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena, will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between Cleveland-based champion Stipe Miocic and accomplished veteran Alistair...

Sep 9, 2016 7:56 am

Chael Sonnen weighs-in on CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall

In just over 24 hours, the world will tune in as former WWE champion CM Punk makes his highly anticipated MMA debut on the main card of UFC 203 as he fights undefeated Mickey Gall. Ahead of the fight, as more footage has continued to emerge of Punk in training, some of the MMA community...

Sep 9, 2016 7:36 am

Frank Mir on CM Punk in the UFC: “It pisses me off”

Tomorrow night in Cleveland, Ohio, former WWE champion CM Punk will make his highly anticipated UFC debut against the undefeated Mickey Gall. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community seems to be split in regards to their opinion on Punk being given the fight. While some are happy that at 37-years old Punk will get...

Sep 9, 2016 6:51 am

UFC 204 Sells out in 6 Minutes

Earlier this year, England’s Michael Bisping shocked the world by flattening Luke Rockhold to win the UFC middleweight crown. From there, logic suggested the Brit would defend his title in a rematch with Rockhold, or against another top-flight middleweight in Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza or Yoel Romero. Instead, the next middleweight title shot was awarded to...

Sep 9, 2016 6:49 am

VIDEO | Ray Longo Says Chris Weidman Will Fight “Jacare” or Yoel Romero in NYC

Earlier this week, rumors began to swirl that former middleweight champion Chris Weidman would be taking on Yoel Romero at UFC 205 in NYC this November 12. When Romero posted a photo of himself signing a contract (which he has since deleted), these rumors only gained credibility. On the latest episode of Jon Anik and...