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Aug 31, 2016 8:43 am

Tito Ortiz eyes big name opponents for final fight

As Tito Ortiz’ historic 19 year MMA career comes to a close, the Huntington Beach Bad Boy can’t help but look for the biggest fight possible before he steps away from the sport. While it’s been almost exactly a year since his submission loss to Liam McGeary, Ortiz is looking to step back into the...

Aug 31, 2016 8:33 am

GIF | Donald Cerrone goes Super Saiyan on Rick Story

If you missed Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s amazing performance against Rick Story at UFC 202, the UFC ranked lightweight and welterweight became the first man to finish Story by TKO. Cerrone put together a beautiful combination that hurt Story and caused referee Herb Dean to call an end to the bout in the second round. To...

Aug 31, 2016 8:17 am

Max Holloway backs fellow Hawaiian BJ Penn in hopes for Hawaiian UFC event

Hawaiian featherweight Max Holloway sticks with his own when it comes to other fighters, as he threw his support behind fellow Hawaiian BJ Penn in his comeback fight against Ricardo Lamas. “BJ is a legend, it should be a fun fight. If Ricardo tries to stick and move on BJ, take him down and get...

Aug 31, 2016 8:13 am

Alistair Overeem: Brock Lesnar will never fight in the UFC again

After two failed USADA drug tests, Brock Lesnar is done in the UFC, according to UFC heavyweight and one-time Lesnar opponent Alistair Overeem. Overeem spoke to TMZ Sports on Tuesday while catching a place at Los Angeles Airport, and was asked if he was interested in beating up Brock Lesnar again (Overeem defeated Lesnar by...


Aug 31, 2016 8:11 am

Paul Felder Starts GoFundMe Campaign to Get his Cornermen to Brazil

While Conor McGregor is breaking records with his multi-million dollar paydays, many other UFC fighters continue to struggle financially. Look no further than dangerous lightweight striker Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder for evidence of this. On September 24, Felder is scheduled for a trip south to Brasilia, Brazil, where he’ll be taking on the streaking...

Aug 31, 2016 8:10 am

Who Do You Think Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Should Fight Next?

In May of this year, UFC middleweight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (23-4) pummelled Vitor Belfort en route to a fantastic, first-round TKO. The win pushed the talented grappler to a fantastic 9-1 in his last 10–a controversial loss to Yoel Romero being his only hiccup in that stretch. In the wake of his defeat of Belfort, Jacare...

Aug 31, 2016 6:26 am

VIDEO | EA SPORTS UFC 2 update adds Max Holloway’s epic end of round taunt

The capabilities of video games are ever evolving, especially with the help of constant updates from the video game creators. In a recently added update to EA SPORTS UFC 2 game, Max Holloway’s end of round taunt that he displayed against Ricardo Lamas at UFC 199 has been added. EA SPORTS stated the following about...

Aug 31, 2016 6:21 am

Teruto Ishihara Says USADA stared at “Yashabo Jr.” During Urine Sample Collection

USADA came in and took my urine and blood today to add to their collection! It took me 40 minutes to piss since they were staring right at Yashabo Jr. #urinemania A video posted by Teruto"YASHABOU"Ishihara (@teru145) on Aug 30, 2016 at 8:49pm PDT UFC featherweight Teruto “Yashabo” Ishihara is quickly becoming a fan favorite–not...

Aug 31, 2016 2:46 am

Michael Chandler Says He’d Fight Rory MacDonald At Welterweight

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler’s immediate future looks like it could get very interesting. We know that he’ll be taking on former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson on November 19. Should he pass that test, Chandler can then look forward to a scrap with another UFC veteran in Josh Thompson, and perhaps even to a...

Aug 30, 2016 10:06 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson calls out Ariel Helwani for basketball game

[ooyala code=”FqcGhtNTE6ipkhpsVadtDljiKLYxKwmd” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is arguably the pound for pound kingpin of MMA at the present time. After being forced to withdraw from his UFC 201 scrap with Wilson Reis in July, Johnson has decided to look to showcase his talents outside of the Octagon. ‘Mighty Mouse’...

Aug 30, 2016 9:56 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva back training following UFC 200 loss

Last month, on the main card of UFC 200, Anderson Silva stepped into the Octagon to fight UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Silva, who stepped in to fight Cormier on just 2 days notice after Jon Jones was pulled from the fight for a potential USADA anti-doping violation, was handed a unanimous decision loss....

Aug 30, 2016 9:49 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training just 2 days after UFC 202

On August 20th, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz put on arguably one of the most spectacular fights in the history of the UFC. The fight, which lasted the full 5 rounds, saw McGregor avenge his UFC 196 submission loss to Diaz. Following the fight, McGregor was seen on crutches backstage, leading many to speculate about...

Aug 30, 2016 9:45 pm

Rafael dos Anjos making changes following loss to Eddie Alvarez

When Eddie Alvarez and Rafael dos Anjos stepped into the Octagon on July 7th, no one could have imagined Alvarez would pick up such an incredibly dominant TKO just minutes into the fight to claim the UFC lightweight championship. With the UFC opting to book dos Anjos to fight Tony Ferguson rather than give him...

Aug 30, 2016 6:24 pm

Michael Bisping officially requests fight with “p**sy” Georges St-Pierre at UFC 206

While Michael Bisping may currently be slated to fight Dan Henderson at UFC 204 in Manchester, England in October, the middleweight champion has his sights set on another MMA legend, Georges St-Pierre. St-Pierre, who is currently in negotiations with the UFC regarding his return fight back to the Octagon, has yet to announce when he...

Aug 30, 2016 4:36 pm

Travis Browne gives update on Ronda Rousey’s mental game ahead of potential return

As time goes on, with no definite news in regards to when Ronda Rousey will return to the Octagon, many are wondering if a ‘Rousey return’ will ever happen. While Rousey was originally supposed to return in November, a year after her devastating knockout loss to Holly Holm, that date has continually been pushed back....

Aug 30, 2016 3:36 pm

Cyborg Santos plans to fight in December despite fractured skull

Evangelista Santos may have been on the wrong end of what many consider to be the most devastating injury in the history of MMA, however that hasn’t deterred him from wanting to return to the cage as soon as possible. Santos, who underwent surgery for the injury, has yet to be cleared by a doctor,...

Aug 30, 2016 3:22 pm

VIDEO | Paige VanZant reflects on KO win over Bec Rawlings

On the main card of UFC on FOX 21, Paige VanZant left MMA fans stunned as she became the first woman in the UFC to knock out Bec Rawlings. Not only did VanZant knock out Rawlings, the finish was an incredibly impressive one, with VanZant faking a leg kick with her front leg, before instantly...

Aug 30, 2016 2:41 pm

Benson Henderson rakes in $75k in first Bellator win, made $117k in final UFC fight

Bellator lightweight Benson Henderson made $75k in a winning effort over Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire on Friday in his second fight with the Spike-based promotion since leaving the UFC. But disclosed salary records show ‘Smooth’ made $117k in his final UFC fight in a split-decision victory over Jorge Masvidal in 2015. Benson’s $75k salary from Bellator 160 did not...

Aug 30, 2016 1:44 pm

Rory MacDonald on Bellator Goals: I Want to Be A Two-Division Champion

On Monday afternoon, Ariel Helwani returned to our screens with the latest episode of The MMA Hour. One of this episode’s many big-name guests was Bellator lightweight champ Rory MacDonald, who joined Helwani to discuss his time with the UFC and his move to Bellator MMA. According to the former welterweight title contender, nothing was certain after...

Aug 30, 2016 12:42 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing McGregor, Aldo, Penn, Edgar, and Holloway at 145

Anthony Pettis got back in the win column with his UFC featherweight debut over the weekend. After the former lightweight champion went on a three-fight losing streak at 155 pounds, “Showtime” dropped down to featherweight and picked up a big win over Charles Oliveira at UFC on FOX 21. Pettis has faced tough competition in...

Aug 30, 2016 12:24 pm

Video | Jovial JDS Announces He’s Ready to Return to Training

Things were looking pretty rough for Junior Dos Santos at the end of 2015. On December 19, in his first fight in over a year, the former heavyweight champ looked torpid and gun-shy, and was ultimately knocked out by Alistair Overeem. Luckily, Dos Santos was able to bounce back big-time in his next bout, thumping...

Aug 30, 2016 12:09 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Weighs in On CM Punk’s Debut

  One of the most polarizing events on the MMA horizon is the UFC debut of WWE superstar CM Punk. Because Punk has precisely zero background in the martial arts, there are plenty of fans out there who think his UFC 203 bout with Mickey Gall is a publicity stunt that is doomed to fail....

Aug 30, 2016 12:04 pm

VIDEO | Watch Alexander Gustafsson Prepare for Jan Blachowicz

Despite very nearly wrestling the UFC light heavyweight title from former champion Jon Jones, and then again in a war with current champ Daniel Cormier, Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson is currently at a crossroads. He’s lost his last two fights, first succumbing to an Anthony “Rumble” Johnson KO, then coming up short against Cormier. This Saturday,...

Aug 30, 2016 11:42 am

Lina Lansberg Promises to make Cris Cyborg “Bleed A Lot”

It takes a brave, brave woman to fight Cris “Cyborg” Justino. In the main event of UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24, that’s just what Sweden’s Lina Lansberg will do. Despite the fact that Cyborg (16-1) has not lost an MMA bout in more than a decade, Lansberg (6-1) is confident she can emerge...

Aug 30, 2016 11:41 am

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia vs. UFC Brazil reporter Amanda Salvato arm wrestling match

[ooyala code=”IyeDJtNTE6m6Br0ZNRYghwynj2w5gdCl” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia is definitely an intimidating woman. The BJJ powerhouse turned MMA fighter is set to fight next month on RIZIN 2 against Destanie Yarbrough and will look to improve on her undefeated 2-0 record. While Garcia has been training hard for her upcoming fight,...