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Jun 24, 2016 10:27 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor drilling counter strikes with Ido Portal

Ahead of Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz on August 20th, the featherweight champ has once again enlisted the help of movement specialist Ido Portal. The pair were seen together in a video working on movement drills earlier this week, and can now be seen in the video above working on counter striking....

Jun 24, 2016 10:07 pm

Mickey Gall: I’ll finish CM Punk in one round

Its been over a year since CM Punk announced that he would be transitioning to MMA and entering the Octagon. Now, with Punk’s UFC debut finally set for UFC 203 in Cleveland on September 10th, the MMA world has been asking many questions in regards to how he will do. Gall spoke to Fox Sports...

Jun 24, 2016 7:31 pm

Problems between Anderson Silva and Dana White?

UFC President Dana White runs into issues with his fighters from time to time and usually resolves things fairly quickly so that everyone can continue doing their jobs. Most recently, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva posted an interesting photo and caption to his Instagram account. The “Spider” posted a photo of White with a quote...


Jun 24, 2016 12:22 pm

Glover Teixeira pulled from UFC on FOX 20

Earlier this month, news broke that UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson had withdrawn from his UFC on FOX 20 co-main event scrap with Glover Teixeira for unknown reasons. It wasn’t made immediately clear whether or not the UFC would look to find a replacement opponent for Teixeira, however we now have our answer. According...

Jun 24, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training with Ido Portal for UFC 202

Prior to Conor McGregor’s first fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 196 back in March, Nate Diaz poked fun at McGregor’s movement training with Ido Portal, calling it ‘touch butt’. The term has managed to stick, and is now frequently used among MMA fans when mentioning McGregor’s training with Portal. Ahead of UFC 202, where...

Jun 24, 2016 11:14 am

Nick Diaz wants to fight Michael Bisping, but not for the UFC middleweight title?

Another name has dropped on the list of opponents for the new UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Bisping opened up on his radio SiriusXM show “The Countdown” about recently hanging out with another big UFC draw that has been out of the loop with a suspension, but will be eligible to fight again in August....

Jun 24, 2016 10:28 am

Jon Jones says he prefers to fight like Floyd Mayweather, a winner, not an entertainer

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones won the interim title over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 convincingly. However, after going five rounds with Saint Preux, who came in on short notice, many were quick to criticize Jones’ performance in the Octagon and wondered if he could have beaten the champion Daniel Cormier...

Jun 24, 2016 10:14 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg: I would kill Ronda Rousey

When Cris Cyborg made her successful UFC debut recently at UFC 198 when she knocked out Leslie Smith, the talk of a potential superfight with former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey picked up steam once again. Rousey, who is currently on a hiatus from the Octagon following her UFC 193 KO loss to Holly...

Jun 24, 2016 9:22 am

Dana White: Brock Lesnar could be in for a bad night

In the co-main event of UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to MMA after nearly 5 years to fight Mark Hunt in a highly anticipated matchup. Given Lesnar’s background as a division 1 All American wrestler, it isn’t a secret that he will look to take the...

Jun 24, 2016 9:13 am

Conor McGregor tore ACL training with Rory MacDonald prior to UFC 189

Prior to UFC 189, where Conor McGregor was initially slated to fight Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight championship, McGregor injured his knee prior to the bout. Aldo then injured his ribs, and was replaced by Chad Mendes, who McGregor defeated via TKO to claim the interim featherweight championship. Unbeknownst to the MMA community, McGregor...

Jun 24, 2016 9:04 am

Rafael dos Anjos: “I don’t see Conor winning this fight”

Earlier this year, Conor McGregor was slated to fight Rafael dos Anjos in a highly anticipated fight in the main event of UFC 196 for the lightweight title. Unfortunately for RDA, he broke his foot in training, and was forced out of the bout. Ultimately, the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement opponent for...

Jun 24, 2016 8:54 am

Urijah Faber: “I’m not gonna retire”

In the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber had their highly anticipated trilogy fight for the UFC bantamweight championship. Cruz dominated the fight from the first bell, scoring numerous takedowns, and rocking Faber several times throughout the course of the fight. Following the fight, Faber was noncommittal about his fighting future,...

Jun 24, 2016 1:16 am

VIDEO | Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson cracks up opponent Satoshi Ishii during weigh in

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is set to fight Satoshi Ishii in the headliner of Bellator: Dynamite 2 on June 24. Fighters from the card weighed in on Thursday and “Rampage” took the spotlight of the weigh-ins as he went and faced off with Ishii (at 37:56 of the video). In typical “Rampage” fashion, the former UFC...

Jun 23, 2016 10:12 pm

VIDEO | Felice Herrig competes on American Ninja Warrior 2016

Last year, UFC women’s strawweight fighter Felice Herrig competed in American Ninja Warrior. Unfortunately for Herrig, she went out on the very first obstacle, putting an end to her hopes of winning the competition for that season. This season, Herrig got another crack at the competition in Oklahoma City. See the replay of her run...

Jun 23, 2016 10:02 pm

Cris Cyborg on Ronda Rousey fight: “This fight has to happen”

For years now there has been talk regarding a superfight between WMMA legend Cris Cyborg, and Ronda Rousey. While Rousey is no longer the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Cris Cyborg recently made her successful UFC debut against Leslie Smith at UFC 198, reigniting the talk of a potential Rousey superfight. Recently, UFC President Dana White...

Jun 23, 2016 9:51 pm

Paige VanZant turns down WWE offer

Top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant announced Thursday morning on SportsCenter that she would be returning to the Octagon in August to fight Bec Rawlings. Prior to that however, VanZant was offered an opportunity to do an appearance in the ring at a WWE event. In addition, VanZant was offered an opportunity to appear...

Jun 23, 2016 8:17 pm

Chad Mendes reportedly fails drug test for growth hormone releaser

Earlier this month, news broke that top ranked UFC featherweight Chad Mendes had been flagged for a USADA violation following a random out-of-competition drug test. Mendes was quick to own up to the mistake, saying “I didn’t do my homework and that was a big mistake. I own it and I’m going to pay for...

Jun 23, 2016 1:35 pm

Canelo Alvarez on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 1: ‘Diaz didn’t beat him that night’

Canelo Alvarez, one of boxing’s biggest stars has fought in different weight classes to make the big fights happen. With MMA’s big fight between two competitors that are usually one weight class apart, Canelo was recently asked about the rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and lightweight threat Nate Diaz set for UFC 202...

Jun 23, 2016 1:02 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov shows off brutal ground & pound

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently coming off a big win over Darrell Horcher in April after nearly two years away from the Octagon. While Nurmagomedov is currently taking time off from the Octagon in observance of Ramadan, however ‘The Eagle’ is still in the gym training in preparation for what could be a #1...

Jun 23, 2016 11:24 am

Daniel Cormier brings in 6’9 kickboxer to help him train for UFC 200

On July 9th, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of the historic UFC 200 card. Ahead of the rematch, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has enlisted the help of professional kickboxer and mixed martial artist Chi Lewis-Parry. Lewis-Parry...

Jun 23, 2016 11:09 am

Sage Northcutt looking absolutely shredded ahead of UFC 200

Young UFC star Sage Northcutt is looking to bounce back from his first professional loss as he is set to take on Enrique Marin at UFC 200. The 20-year-old star is looking like he is terrific shape ahead of the fight taking place next month. Recharging up! #RechargeIsComing A photo posted by Sage Northcutt (@supersagenorthcutt)...

Jun 23, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | #TBT Nate Diaz on CM Punk: ‘F**k him’

With the UFC’s official announcement of Phil “CM Punk” Brooks set to fight Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in Cleveland, we take a look back at the now prize fighting Nate Diaz in his interview talking about the UFC signing the former WWE superstar. When CM Punk first signed with the UFC back in 2014,...

Jun 23, 2016 10:27 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar weighs in on UFC 200, Conor McGregor returning to 145

Ahead of UFC 200, there has been a lot of talk in regards to Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar’s interim featherweight title fight, which takes place on the main card of the historic event. Back in 2013, Jose Aldo defeated Edgar, retaining his featherweight championship in the process. On the heels of Aldo’s first loss...