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Apr 15, 2016 10:58 pm

New details emerge regarding why Islam Makhachev failed drug test

News broke Friday afternoon that UFC on FOX 19 fighter Islam Makhachev had been pulled from his UFC on FOX 19 fight with Drew Dober after it was discovered that he had Meldonium in his system. The UFC issued a statement regarding the situation, which also revealed that Meldonium was only placed on the WADA...

Apr 15, 2016 10:55 pm

UFC eyes event at Yankee Stadium in 2017

Earlier this week news broke that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo had officially signed the bill legalizing MMA in New York. The UFC promptly announced its inaugural event in New York at the Madison Square Garden on November 12th, which was later revealed to be UFC 205. As if a show at the Madison Square...

Apr 15, 2016 10:49 pm

UFC issues statement on Islam Makhachev being pulled from UFC on FOX 19

Friday afternoon news broke that Islam Makhachev had been pulled from his UFC on FOX 19 scrap with Drew Dober on Saturday in Tampa after it was discovered that he had used a banned substance. The UFC promptly released a statement on the situation via UFC.com which read: “The UFC organization was notified today that...

Apr 15, 2016 10:29 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night: Tampa’ weigh-in highlights

Saturday night in Tampa, fight fans will tune in to Fox for UFC on FOX 19, which will be headlined by a light heavyweight showdown between Glover Teixeira and former champion Rashad Evans. In addition, Rosa Namajunas and Tecia Torres will fight in the co-main event, and Khabib Nurmagomedov will make his highly anticipated return...

Apr 15, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Who wins this Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz slap contest?

Star UFC veteran Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor are set to fight in an immediate rematch at UFC 200. Some fans could not wait. Check out this hilarious edited video of Diaz and McGregor go at it in a slap contest. While Diaz is already known for his “Stockton slap,” McGregor has...

Apr 15, 2016 11:48 am

UFC Fight Night 89 Ottawa card sets new record

It didn’t take long for the UFC to sell out the UFC Fight Night 89 event, which is the UFC’s debut in Ottawa, Canada. Over 10,000 tickets were sold. According to the UFC, the event “will be the largest arena show in TD Place history. It also marks the fastest sellout at The Arena at...

Apr 15, 2016 11:00 am

PHOTO | Fabricio Werdum posts photo getting busted by USADA

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is set to defend his title against Stipe Miocic at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil on May 14. With recently being tested by USADA, the heavyweight champion displayed his sense of humor posting a funny photo of his face on an edited photo. Werdum captioned the post, “I went to...

Apr 15, 2016 9:18 am

Fedor Emelianenko’s next fight official for June 17th

Exciting news broke Friday morning that MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko would be returning to MMA on June 17th in front of the Russian fans. Emelianenko made an emphatic return to MMA on New Years Eve as he mauled Jaideep Singh in Japan. Since then there has been much speculation as to when his next fight...

Apr 15, 2016 9:00 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov makes case for a title shot

While Khabib Nurmagomedov has been away from the UFC for two years due to several injuries. With that being said, Nurmagomedov holds a win over current UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, and is 6-0 in the UFC. Ahead of his UFC on FOX 19 scrap against UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher, Nurmagomedov made his case...

Apr 15, 2016 8:55 am

UFC officially announces Rafael dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez

After UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos’ strength & conditioning coach captioned an Instagram photo with a major hint at dos Anjos fighting at UFC 200, the UFC officially announced the bout. On Thursday July 7th, just two days before UFC 200, Rafael dos Anjos will look to defend his UFC lightweight championship against Eddie...

Apr 15, 2016 8:38 am

Matt Brown sounds off on Lyoto Machida’s banned substance usage

Earlier this week news surfaced that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had been pulled from his upcoming UFC on FOX 19 scrap against Dan Henderson after admitting to using a banned substance during an out-of-competition drug test. While Dan Henderson was extremely pissed about the situation, Machida claimed that he was unaware that the substance...

Apr 15, 2016 8:17 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos’ trainer spills the beans, RDA fighting at UFC 200

While it seemed that the ‘big fights’ at UFC 200 had all been announced, it appears that may not be the case! In addition to McGregor vs. Diaz II, Tate vs. Nunes, and Edgar vs. Aldo II, it appears as though UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will be fighting on the event as well....

Apr 15, 2016 1:58 am

VIDEO | #FBF Wild naked man puts awkward halt on CWFC title fight

It happens in all types of sports. A crazed fan strips down to their birthday suit looking to get their 15 seconds of fame. However, jumping into a cage naked in the middle of a title fight is definitely something that you would have to be a little nuts to do. This is exactly what...

Apr 14, 2016 11:21 pm

Tim Kennedy refuses to be silenced on issue of fighter pay

While many UFC fighters are opposed to the UFC’s uniform deal with Reebok, none have been more outspoken than top middleweight Tim Kennedy. Kennedy hasn’t fought in the UFC in nearly two years following his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178, however he has been looking to return to the Octagon sooner...

Apr 14, 2016 11:02 pm

VIDEO | Rashad Evans disappointed he isn’t fighting Jon Jones at UFC 197

When Daniel Cormier withdrew from UFC 197 with a leg injury, the UFC began looking for a replacement opponent to fight Jones in the main event. After Anthony Johnson turned down the fight due to recently having mouth surgery, many people began calling for Rashad Evans to step in on short notice and have a...

Apr 14, 2016 10:30 pm

Ronda Rousey talks desire to fight in New York

On Thursday afternoon New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York. This led to the UFC promptly announcing that their inaugural event in New York would go down on November 12th. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta revealed that UFC 205 would be the inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden,...

Apr 14, 2016 10:18 pm

VIDEO | Mayhem Miller & Matt Horwich go on wild Target shopping spree

Ahead of Mayhem Miller’s return to MMA, he and MMA veteran Matt Horwich went on quite the interesting shopping spree at a local Target store. Miller is making his return to MMA at Venator FC 3 in a middleweight title fight against former UFC fighter Luke Barnatt. Check out the Target shopping spree above!