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Jun 10, 2017 10:39 am

Mark Hunt not planning retirement just yet

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has remained one of the most destructive heavyweights on the UFC roster despite being 43-years old. Ranked #7 on the UFC’s official rankings, Hunt is currently gearing up for his ‘UFC Fight Night: New Zealand’ scrap with #6 ranked heavyweight Derrick Lewis tonight. Ahead of the fight, many question when Hunt...

Jun 10, 2017 10:23 am

POLL | Frankie Edgar or Cub Swanson? Who gets the next featherweight title shot

Recently, at UFC 212, Max Holloway became the undisputed UFC featherweight champion following his 3rd round TKO win over Jose Aldo in Brazil. Following the fight, Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar both expressed mutual interest in fighting one another in Holloway’s first featherweight title defense. With that being said, top ranked featherweight Cub Swanson has...

Jun 10, 2017 10:06 am

UFC Singapore’s Ji Yeon Kim talks UFC debut, potential showdown with Holly Holm

If things had gone according to the original plan, undefeated South Korean bantamweight Ji Yeon Kim would be making her UFC debut against former champion Holly Holm when the UFC touches down in Singapore later this month. Regrettably, Holm turned this fight down, and Kim was instead paired with rangy Czech fighter Lucie Pudilov√°. Despite...

Jun 10, 2017 9:51 am

Frankie Edgar shuts down Cub Swanson’s title shot campaign once again

Following Max Holloway’s UFC 212 win over Jose Aldo earlier this month, all signs pointed to Max Holloway making his first featherweight title defense against Frankie Edgar. The interest in the fight was mutual, as Holloway proclaimed at the UFC 212 post-fight press conference that he would like to add another former champion to his...

Jun 10, 2017 8:22 am

Dana White fires back at Demetrious Johnson

The ongoing feud between the UFC brass and UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson continues this week as UFC President Dana White has now fired back at Mighty Mouse following his lengthy public letter in which he called out the UFC brass for unfair treatment of him throughout negotiations of his next fight. He summarized by...

Jun 9, 2017 11:04 pm

Stephen Thompson warming up to idea of Georges St-Pierre fight

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson has remained adamant that he wouldn’t fight his friend and former teammate Georges St-Pierre. With that being said however, after dropping a decision to Tyron Woodley earlier this year in a highly anticipated rematch for the welterweight title, Thompson appears to be warming up to the idea. He...

Jun 9, 2017 2:01 pm

Daniel Cormier begs Jon Jones to “stay out of trouble”

On July 29th, at UFC 214, former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones will step into the Octagon with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch 2 years in the making. While Jones and Cormier have been slated to fight on numerous occasions, they have stepped into the Octagon together just once,...

Jun 9, 2017 1:40 pm

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell and Phil Baroni have competitive sparring match

Chuck Liddell and Phil Baroni are legendary pioneers in the sport of mixed martial arts. Liddell made his pro MMA debut back at UFC 17 in 1998 and went on to become one of the biggest stars in the UFC. Liddell won the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 52 by taking Randy Couture out...

Jun 9, 2017 1:36 pm

Sponsor drops Cris Cyborg following incident with Angela Magana and Cyborg fires back

The incident that got physical between Cris Cyborg and Angela Magana at the recent UFC athlete retreat may have had an impact with one of Cyborg’s sponsors. Apparel company GRRRL released the following public statement through their website regarding their relationship with Cris Cyborg following the incident with Magana. In response to criticism of GRRRL...

Jun 9, 2017 12:33 pm

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis shows off agility, backflips into pool

Derrick Lewis Backflip | PROcast 260lb Derrick ''The Black Beast'' Lewis is doing backflips in New Zealand after making weight. Don't miss Lewis v. Hunt at #UFCAuckland. Posted by UFC on FOX on Friday, June 9, 2017 Saturday night in Auckland, New Zealand, UFC heavyweights Mark Hunt and Derrick Lewis will have a highly anticipated...

Jun 9, 2017 11:22 am

Jon Jones’ coach gives bold prediction for Daniel Cormier fight

On July 29th in Anaheim, California at UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated rematch two years in the making, as they fight for Cormier’s light heavyweight championship. Ahead of the fight, Jon Jones’ striking coach, Mike...

Jun 9, 2017 10:53 am

Dana White fires back: “Trust me, I’m running the Mayweather-McGregor deal”

Earlier this week, reports emerged from numerous high-profile news sources that indicated UFC President Dana White was no longer negotiating a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight. The reports followed the news of White finalizing Conor McGregor’s half of the contract several weeks ago, which was expected to then lead to White finalizing a...

Jun 9, 2017 9:12 am

Stephen Thompson breaks down Tyron Woodley vs. Demian Maia

While Tyron Woodley and Demian Maia have no date finalized for their highly anticipated welterweight title fight, all signs point towards Maia getting the next welterweight title fight against the champ. That fight has the MMA community torn on their predictions for the scrap, with many wondering stylistically how the pair will matchup given that...

Jun 9, 2017 8:19 am

Georges St-Pierre confident Michael Bisping fight still happens

The ongoing saga of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre‘s comeback fight continues to be a confusing one, as the former champion has now proclaimed that he is remaining “positive” in hopes of a fight with middleweight champion Michael Bisping happens, despite his eye injury sidelining him through the fall. While UFC President Dana White...

Jun 8, 2017 11:12 pm

Jon Jones fires back at Daniel Cormier over recent PED comments

Recently, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier put former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on blast ahead of their July 29th rematch at UFC 214 for the undisputed light heavyweight title. Ahead of the fight, Cormier made some controversial statements on ‘The Herd with Colin Cowherd’ as he proclaimed that he believes Jon Jones was...

Jun 8, 2017 3:04 pm

Jimi Manuwa reveals Dana White promised him title shot with UFC 214 win

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight knockout artist Jimi Manuwa has been on a tear of the UFC’s light heavyweight division recently, going on a 2-fight win streak that has seen him knock out both Ovince Saint-Preux, and Corey Anderson. The back to back wins for Manuwa saw the English striker land at #2 on the...

Jun 8, 2017 2:02 pm

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw battle in unique TUF coaches challenge

Although the UFC bantamweight title fight between Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw is no longer scheduled with Garbrandt suffering an injury, the action on The Ultimate Fighter will continue to televise until the finale. Here we get to see the infamous coaches challenge go down between Garbrandt and Dillashaw. This game of tetherball involved a...

Jun 8, 2017 1:58 pm

VIDEO | Oscar De La Hoya responds to Dana White: Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight is going to suck

Oscar De La Hoya Respond to Dana White's Criticism on Canelo/C… Oscar De La Hoya Respond to Dana White's Criticism on Canelo/ChavezJr., Mayweather/McGregor & Discusses Canelo/GGG VenueREAL COMBAT MEDIA BOXING is looking for knowledgeable BOXING WRITERS to join the boxing media for prediction articles, editorials, publicity, boxing rankings, breaking news and to write major fight...

Jun 8, 2017 1:47 pm

Report: Former UFC fighter involved in Moscow shootout leaving two dead and six injured

A deadly shootout between two Chechen clans took place in Moscow on Monday evening. According to a report from Life.ru that was translated by Karim Zidan of Bloody Elbow, former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Adlan Amagov was allegedly involved in the violent incident where two were left dead and six people injured. According to the...

Jun 8, 2017 1:04 pm

Stephen Thompson discusses desired return fight

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson has been absent from the Octagon since his UFC 209 showdown with Tyron Woodley for the welterweight championship, a highly anticipated rematch from their UFC 205 co-main event showdown that saw Woodley retain the belt in a majority draw effort. Following the rematch at UFC 209, Thompson...

Jun 8, 2017 12:10 pm

AJ McKee on James Gallagher: that little sh*t needs to be slapped in his mouth

AJ McKee and James Gallagher are two of the hottest prospects on the Bellator roster and as luck would have it, they happen to compete in the same weight class and have some real issues with one another. Though Gallagher is currently scheduled for a stark test against Chinzo Machida at Bellator 180 on June...

Jun 8, 2017 11:21 am

Michael Bisping unveils desired potential retirement plan

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has been competing in the UFC since 2006, eleven years after his first fight in the UFC, Bisping reigns as the UFC middleweight champion. Despite that, there is a bit of uncertainty regarding when Bisping’s next fight will be. While initially the champ was supposed to defend his middleweight strap...

Jun 8, 2017 11:00 am

Luke Rockhold ready to fill in for Robert Whittaker or Yoel Romero

It has now been nearly an entire year since Luke Rockhold has been in the Octagon. After winning the UFC middleweight championship by defeating Chris Weidman at UFC 194 back in December of 2015, Rockhold was set to have a rematch with Weidman at UFC 199 in June of 2016. Unfortunately, Weidman sustained an injury...