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May 10, 2016 10:13 am

Ben Rothwell opens up on “stupid” fight against Junior dos Santos

Last month Ben Rothwell looked to extend his 4-fight win streak and secure a title shot by defeating former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in a main event fight. Unfortunately for Rothwell, he lost via decision, dropping down to #6 on the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Rothwell discussed...

May 10, 2016 8:47 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg ready for UFC 198

This Saturday at UFC 198, Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg will make her highly anticipated UFC debut as she faces Leslie Smith on the main card of the event. Ahead of the fight, see a promo video featuring highlights from both women, and Cyborg discussing the fight , above!

May 10, 2016 8:40 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’ bombs in viewership

This past weekend ‘UFC Fight Night 87’ went down from Rotterdam, Netherlands. While the event featured several high-profile bouts including Overeem vs. Arlovski, and Bigfoot Silva vs. Stefan Struve, the event didn’t do so hot in the viewership department. @FrontRowBrian FN 87 avg'd 656k viewers. For comparison the other FNs for 2016:FN 82: 1.317 milFN...

May 10, 2016 8:31 am

VIDEO | Robin Black’s brilliant breakdown of UFC 198

This Saturday, UFC 198 goes down in Curitiba Brazil. The event will play host to a number of high profile fights involving many Brazilian MMA legends, including Anderson Silva, Lil Nog, Shogun Rua, and Fabricio Werdum to name just a few. In addition, Cris Cyborg will be making her UFC debut on the card. Ahead...


May 10, 2016 8:25 am

Gunnar Nelson’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

While Conor McGregor has been pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th, a rematch with Diaz doesn’t appear to be far from the mind of Team McGregor. In the wake of Gunnar Nelson’s submission victory over Albert Tumenov this past weekend in Rotterdam, Nelson spoke to FOX Sports to make...

May 10, 2016 8:18 am

Bigfoot Silva blasts critics following TKO loss

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was TKOd in just 16 seconds by Stefan Struve. The loss to Struve made it 2 straight for Bigfoot, who is just 1-4 in his last 5 fights. Following the loss, Bigfoot took to social media to blast his critics in Portuguese. MMAFighting...

May 10, 2016 2:19 am

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw training with Georges St-Pierre at Tristar

Former Team Alpha Male all star TJ Dillashaw has been in Canada getting some training in with Georges St-Pierre and Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. After a great training at @tristargym today with @TJDillashaw and @Firas_Zahabi! pic.twitter.com/S1jMDe68eL — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 9, 2016 According to Ariel Helwani, he was told that Dillashaw is training...

May 9, 2016 2:35 pm

Tim Kennedy blasts the UFC 198 Brazil card

UFC 198 takes place this coming weekend as the stacked card features some of Brazil’s greatest fighters showcasing their skills in Curitiba, Brazil. While many fans are excited about the fights on the card, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is upset with some of the fighters that are being featured on the main card. Kennedy tweeted,...

May 9, 2016 1:30 pm

Jon Jones says he is busy ‘chasing GOAT status’

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will look to once again become the undisputed champion when he faces reigning champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200. Jones posted a message on his Instagram account letting everyone around him know that he will be busy getting ready for his fight on...

May 9, 2016 1:17 pm

Miesha Tate explains why Holly Holm’s manager is ‘an idiot’

Miesha Tate is a big fan of Holly Holm’s polite character and they have been friendly to one another even after Tate put Holm to sleep with a rear-naked choke at UFC 196. However, Tate revealed on Joe Rogan’s podcast last week that she has a problem with Tate’s manager Lenny Fresquez. “She’s so nice....

May 9, 2016 12:51 pm

UFC Fight Night 87 Reebok pay ranges from $2,500 to $15,000, totaling $117,500

$117,500 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC Fight Night 87 event that took place in Rotterdam over the weekend. The payout from Reebok is in addition to each fighter’s contracted fight pay with the UFC. The full UFC Fight Night 87 UFC Athlete Outfitting...

May 9, 2016 11:32 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan gives his honest take on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan gave his take on the rumored boxing match between retired world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Rogan says that in an MMA match, McGregor would annihilate Mayweather. But, in a boxing match, it would be the other way around. “If Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather...

May 9, 2016 10:33 am

VIDEO | Roy Jones Jr. talks McGregor vs. Mayweather and boxing the Diaz brothers

Former boxing world champion Roy Jones Jr. thinks that the competition in a boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is laughable. Jones Jr. says that there is no way that the UFC featherweight champion would have any chance in a boxing match with the retired, undefeated boxing champ. Jones Jr. also talks...

May 9, 2016 2:25 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather talks about fight with Conor McGregor

While UFC President Dana White says that a boxing match between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and retired boxing star Floyd Mayweather Jr. is not happening, McGregor and Mayweather keep fueling the hype. Mayweather Jr. commented on the dream fight that would match MMA’s biggest star vs. boxing’s biggest star. Do you think we will...

May 9, 2016 2:14 am

VIDEO | Tonya Evinger wins championship fight, throws up, kisses announcer

Tonya Evinger with that yuck-mouth, "I just threw up" kiss to seal the night.#InvictaFC17 #AndStill pic.twitter.com/aniQNsOn5b — Lee Michaels (Liam) (@HowardK_Plop) May 8, 2016 Fighters are starting to realize that promoting and marketing themselves beyond just their fights is a key to success. Reigning Invicta bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger took it to a whole new...

May 9, 2016 1:36 am

VIDEO | Gunnar Nelson reveals why he does not wrap his hands when fighting

Gunnar Nelson got back to his winning ways at UFC Fight Night 87, which took place in Rotterdam over the weekend. Nelson beat Albert Tumenov by submission in the second round of their fight and talked about his preference for not wrapping his hands when he fights at the post-fight press conference. Nelson mentions that...

May 9, 2016 1:24 am

VIDEO | UFC 198 Countdown: Anderson Silva vs Uriah Hall

As UFC 198 approaches, take a look into one of the exciting bouts on the stacked card as former middleweight king Anderson Silva takes on Uriah Hall. From the UFC video description: Go inside the training camps of living legends and rising stars as they prepare for career-defining bouts at UFC 198. Former middleweight champion...

May 8, 2016 2:22 pm

Bigfoot Silva says he will “be back” despite suffering another KO loss

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva suffered his second consecutive knockout loss in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 87 at the hands and elbows of Stefan Struve. The setback served as Silva’s fifth loss in his past seven octagon appearances, with all five of those losses coming by form of TKO/KO....

May 8, 2016 1:39 pm

UFN 87 Results: Alistair Overeem TKO’s Andrei Arlovski

A key heavyweight scrap between perennial contenders Alistair Overeem (41-14-1 MMA) and Andrei Arlovski (25-12 MMA) headlined today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Arlovski presses forward with punches. He lands a good knee to the body of Overeem. Alistair is circling. Arlovski grabs a hold of him and Overeem...

May 8, 2016 1:09 pm

UFN 87 Results: Stefan Struve destroys Antonio Silva in round 1

A heavyweight tilt between former title challenger Antonio Silva (19-9-1 MMA) and Stefan Struve (27-8 MMA) served as the co-main event for today’s UFC Fight Night 87 card in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Struve lands a right hand and then an uppercut. He follows up with a huge knee while Silva is coming in....

May 8, 2016 12:52 pm

UFN 87 Results: Gunnar Nelson submits Albert Tumenov

A welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson (15-2-1 MMA) and Albert Tumenov (17-3 MMA) took place on the main card of today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Nelson leaps forward with punches. Tumenov with a leg kick. Gunnar with a nice left hook on the button. Tumenov with a body...

May 8, 2016 12:24 pm

UFN 87 Results: Germaine de Randamie TKO’s Anna Elmose in round one

A women’s bantamweight bout between Germaine de Randamie (6-3 MMA) and Anna Elmose (3-1 MMA) took place at today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Elmose immediately ducks under for a single-leg takedown attempt. She doesn’t get it but works some good knees from the clinch. De Randamie is searching...

May 8, 2016 12:00 pm

UFN 87 Results: Nikita Krylov defeats Francimar Barroso via submission

A light heavyweight bout between Nikita Krylov (20-4 MMA) and Francimar Barroso (18-5 MMA) took place at today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Round one begins and the pair of light heavyweights immediately begin trading leather. They clinch and Krylov lands some good knees. Barroso is searching for a takedown but Krylov is...