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Apr 12, 2017 8:23 pm

BREAKING! Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia set for June 17 in Singapore

Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia set for June 17 in Singapore A women’s bantamweight bout between former division champion Holly Holm and former title challenger Bethe Correia will headline UFC Fight Night 111 on June 17 in Singapore. UFC Canada just broke the news on Twitter. BREAKING: @HollyHolm vs. @bethecorreia headlines #UFCSingapore pic.twitter.com/19IqNTQuXQ — UFC...

Apr 12, 2017 1:45 pm

Anderson Silva weighs-in on controversial Chris Weidman stoppage

This past weekend at UFC 210, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon to fight Gegard Mousasi in a highly anticipated middleweight showdown. Going into the fight, Weidman stepped into the Octagon on a 2-fight skid that saw him most recently drop a 3rd round TKO to Yoel Romero after dropping a...

Apr 12, 2017 1:07 pm

Hard to deny Gegard Mousasi’s value to the UFC with his compelling UFC event stats

Gegard Mousasi has picked up multiple championship titles throughout his mixed martial arts career, including a light heavyweight Strikeforce strap and two division titles in DREAM. There is no denying the UFC middleweight contender’s status as one of the elite fighters in mixed martial arts. However, Mousasi in now at the crossroads on his MMA...

Apr 12, 2017 11:13 am

Conor McGregor could be facing legal battle for Instagram photo

If you don’t own it, don’t treat it as if it were your own unless you’re willing to pay for it. Those are the thoughts that Platinum Executive Travel had running through their mind after seeing an Instagram post from UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor standing on the hood of one of their Rolls-Royce Wraith...

Apr 12, 2017 11:11 am

VIDEO | Wanderlei Silva sparring ahead of Chael Sonnen fight

Quarta è dia de sparring , aí Vi o Robocop , me olhando de canto ( eu acho ) na oitava troca de parceiros , e disse vamos lá , a chinela cantou , o Homi tem a não pesada , brincadeiras a parte , ter Bons companheiros de treino è fundamental pra qualquer lutador...

Apr 12, 2017 10:46 am

Jose Aldo also eyeing fight with former boxing champion

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor certainly sparked a bit of a trend when he began to pursue a fight with undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather. In the time since McGregor began to call for a fight with Mayweather, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva once again began to call for a showdown with Roy Jones...

Apr 12, 2017 10:37 am

Charles Oliveira suspended by NYSAC

In a shocking move, Charles Oliveira has been suspended by the New York State Athletic Commission for his celebration following his first round submission win over Will Brooks. After winning the fight, Oliveira celebrated as many fighters do, by jumping the cage. That didn’t sit too well with the New York State Athletic Commission, who...

Apr 12, 2017 10:16 am

Nate Diaz gets reduced penalty for UFC 202 bottle-throwing incident

Back in March of 2016, Nate Diaz shocked the world by tapping out the seemingly unbeatable Conor McGregor. Several months later, in the main event of August’s UFC 202, McGregor and Diaz went at it again. Unsurprisingly, the buildup to this anticipated rematch was highlighted by plenty of memorable trash talk and confrontations. The crescendo...

Apr 12, 2017 9:47 am

Daniel Cormier once again defends holding towel at weigh-ins

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier stirred up quite a bit of controversy on Friday at the UFC 210 early weigh-ins prior to his UFC 210 showdown with Anthony Johnson on Saturday evening. Cormier missed weight on his first attempt, weighing in at 206.2 pounds; 1.2 pounds over the light heavyweight title fight limit of...

Apr 12, 2017 9:32 am

Jose Aldo on the state of the UFC: it’s not worth being the good guy anymore

In a few short weeks, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will attempt to defend his title against interim featherweight champ Max Holloway. The two will share the main event spot of UFC 212, which will go down on June 3 in sun soaked Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In advance of this fight, Aldo and Holloway...

Apr 12, 2017 9:27 am

UFC 210 medical suspensions

This past weekend, the UFC hit New York for a highly anticipated night of fights headlined by a light heavyweight tilt between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson for the UFC light heavyweight championship. In the co-main event, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman looked to return to title contention as he fought Gegard Mousasi in...

Apr 12, 2017 9:11 am

Daniel Cormier explains why UFC 210 weight cut was so difficult

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defended his light heavyweight championship for the second time as he picked up a 2nd round submission win over Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated affair. With that being said, there was quite a bit of controversy leading up to the fight given...

Apr 12, 2017 8:47 am

Dana White gives update on Ronda Rousey’s future

On December 30th, 2016, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returned to the Octagon for a very highly anticipated return over a year following her devastating loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193, which saw her lose the women’s bantamweight title. When Rousey returned to the Octagon she did so against reigning champion, Amanda...

Apr 12, 2017 8:43 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk expects to fight the UFC Kansas City co-main event winner next

This weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s trip to Kansas City, Michelle Waterson and Rose Namajunas will collide in a crucial strawweight contender bout. The winner of this fight could well earn the next crack at the winner of Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Andrade’s UFC 211 title fight – at least, that’s what...

Apr 12, 2017 7:49 am

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi gets thug life treatment following UFC 210 win

@mousasi_mma pic.twitter.com/4kSUSQRYEP — Fury's Fight Picks (@FurysFightPicks) April 12, 2017 Last weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 210, streaking middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi scored an extremely valuable win over former middleweight champion Chris Weidman. Unfortunately, this win was not without controversy… The controversy began in the second round, when Mousasi seemed to be stealing...

Apr 12, 2017 6:53 am

VIDEO | Gracie Breakdown: United Airlines Edition

UNITED DRAG DEFENSES!!!6 techniques for EVERY traveler taught by Rener Gracie and Ryron Gracie! www.GracieUniversity.com – First 5 online Gracie Jiu-jitsu lessons free for 7 days only! Posted by Gracie Breakdown on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about United Airlines’ recent public relations nightmare. It began when...

Apr 11, 2017 7:14 pm

Anderson Silva turns down offer to fight Yoel Romero

Anderson Silva turns down offer to fight Yoel Romero During today’s UFC 212 press conference in Brazil, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva told reporters that he had two potential opponents in mind for the June 3 pay-per-view event. “The Spider” indicated that he was interested in a rematch with former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz,...

Apr 11, 2017 5:49 pm

Michael Bisping blasts Chris Weidman for “Oscar Winning Performance” at UFC 210

Michael Bisping blasts Chris Weidman for “Oscar Winning Performance” at UFC 210 Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman suffered a controversial TKO loss to surging division Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of this past weekend’s UFC 210 pay-per-view fight card in Buffalo, New York. Just over the midway point of the fights second-round, Gegard...

Apr 11, 2017 4:34 pm

Max Holloway delivers a bold statement to Jose Aldo at UFC 212 Press Conference

Max Holloway delivers a bold statement to Jose Aldo at UFC 212 Press Conference UFC interim featherweight champion Max “Blessed” Holloway delivered a bold statement to reigning UFC 145-pound tile holder Jose Aldo at today’s UFC 212 press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The recently crowned UFC interim featherweight champion, Holloway, brought Jose Aldo...

Apr 11, 2017 3:51 pm

Anderson Silva shuts down Belfort and Rockhold, has two opponents in mind for UFC 212

Anderson Silva shuts down Belfort and Rockhold, has two opponents in mind for UFC 212 Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva was slated to square off with surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 212 on June 3 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Unfortunately for fight fans, news broke last week that Gastelum had been...

Apr 11, 2017 2:19 pm

Demetrious Johnson responds to Cody Garbrandt’s challenge

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is rapidly approaching Anderson Silva’s UFC record for most title defenses in UFC history. Johnson is currently set to fight Wilson Reis in a highly anticipated showdown this weekend, where he will move one step closer to breaking Silva’s record. With a win, Johnson will tie Silva’s record, however the...

Apr 11, 2017 1:36 pm

Anthony Johnson’s coach opens up on UFC 210 gameplan fiasco

At UFC 210, light heavyweight top contender Anthony Johnson stepped into the Octagon with UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch two years in the making. The showdown was a rather short one, as Johnson surprisingly opted to wrestle with Cormier rather than use his devastating knockout power to attempt to...

Apr 11, 2017 1:22 pm

Tyron Woodley targets July return, has two opponents in mind

Tyron Woodley targets July return, has two opponents in mind UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley scored a majority decision victory over Stephen Thompson at last month’s UFC 209 event in Las Vegas, thus retaining his 170-pound strap. “The Chosen One” took some time out of his busy schedule today to appear on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire...

Apr 11, 2017 1:05 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson thinks it might be time for Nate Diaz to retire

If things had gone Tony Ferguson’s way, he would have fought – and with a little luck, defeated – Khabib Nurmagomedov to win the UFC interim lightweight title at March’s UFC 209. Regrettably, Nurmagomedov was forced out of this contest on the eve of battle, and Ferguson was deprived of his shot at interim gold....