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Jul 22, 2016 8:49 am

Eddie Alvarez fires back at Khabib Nurmagomedov

Since Eddie Alvarez knocked out Rafael dos Anjos earlier this month to win the UFC lightweight championship, the MMA veteran has had a target on his back. While Alvarez would like to fight the winner of UFC 202’s Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor fight, #1 ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has his eyes set on a...

Jul 22, 2016 8:42 am

#FBF | Brock Lesnar storms out of interview when asked about steroids

Earlier this month at UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made his successful return to the Octagon as he defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision, utilizing his wrestling to control the fight. Following the fight, it was announced that Lesnar had failed an out-of-competition drug test back in June, and also failed a...

Jul 22, 2016 8:28 am

Eddie Alvarez names next ideal opponent

Eddie Alvarez wasn’t the UFC lightweight champion for more than 48 hours when he asked Dana White and the UFC for an “easier fight”. Alvarez’ desired opponent? UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who is currently slated to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on August 20th. Now, ahead of that fight,...


Jul 21, 2016 10:22 pm

New details emerge regarding Chad Mendes failed drug test

This week it was announced that top ranked UFC featherweight Chad Mendes had been suspended 2 years following a failed drug test back in May. While many were taken aback by Mendes’ failed drug test, a source close to the situation revealed to BloodyElbow that Mendes failed the drug test for GHRP-6, a substance which...

Jul 21, 2016 10:02 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov taunts newly crowned champ Eddie Alvarez

On July 7th, MMA veteran Eddie Alvarez finally got his shot at UFC gold. The former Bellator lightweight champion seized the moment, knocking out Rafael dos Anjos in the 1st round of their fight. Now, lightweight #1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken to Twitter in an attempt to claim a lightweight title shot against the...

Jul 21, 2016 3:38 pm

Jose Aldo clarifies comments about spies in Frankie Edgar’s locker room

At UFC 200, Jose Aldo claimed the interim featherweight championship as he defeated Frankie Edgar via unanimous decision on the main card of the historic event. While Aldo’s win was an extremely impressive one, the former featherweight kingpin drew criticism when he claimed that he had a spy in Frankie Edgar’s locker room who revealed...

Jul 21, 2016 12:58 pm

PHOTO | Is Felice Herrig’s weight cut ahead of UFC on FOX 20 concerning?

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig is set to take on Kailin Curran at UFC on FOX 20 this Saturday night in Chicago, Illinois. Leading up to the fight, Herrig has been cutting weight to make the strawweight limit of 115 pounds. Herrig posted a photo of herself to social media and said in the caption, “1...

Jul 21, 2016 12:56 pm

Dana White fires back at “dirtbag” Bob Arum

In the wake of the UFC being sold for $4 billion, Top Rank Boxing CEO Bob Arum decided to take the opportunity to criticize the UFC and it’s fighters for a string of failed drug tests. Prior to the event, Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation, and after...

Jul 21, 2016 12:34 pm

Chael Sonnen to return to the UFC? Recently tested by USADA

Former title contender Chael Sonnen tested positive for multiple performance-enhancing drug violations back in 2014 and was suspended for two years from competition. Now that Sonnen’s two-year suspension from competition will be up this Saturday, it surely looks like the current MMA analyst for ESPN may be looking to have another go in the Octagon....

Jul 21, 2016 11:30 am

Jose Aldo contemplates Conor McGregor never returning to featherweight

Since Conor McGregor captured the featherweight championship back in December from Jose Aldo, there has been much speculation as to when, or if, he would return to the featherweight division to defend his belt. Following the win, McGregor quickly signed to fight Rafael dos Anjos in a lightweight title fight at UFC 196. Unfortunately, dos...

Jul 21, 2016 11:21 am

Evangelista Santos to use gofundme donations to give back to his Brazilian community

When an x-ray revealed that Michael Page fractured Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos’ skull with a vicious flying knee at Bellator 158 over the weekend, the news spread fast. Santos’ ex-wife, Cris “Cyborg” Justino immediately set up a gofundme fundraiser to help with medical bills needed for the insane injury suffered in the MMA fight. However, Bellator...

Jul 21, 2016 10:40 am

VIDEO | FIGHT PASS TWENTY/20: Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 1 preview

Remember VH1’s “Pop Up Video” show? Take a look at the UFC’s eye-opening “FIGHT PASS TWENTY/20: McGregor vs Diaz 1 Preview” video that is reminiscent of the classic VH1 program. The UFC highlights the first fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz at UFC 196 and brings in interesting facts throughout the preview video. Did...

Jul 21, 2016 9:46 am

Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor II “highly likely” for Madison Square Garden

It’s been 7 months since Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds to claim the UFC featherweight championship in the main event of UFC 194. Since then, McGregor went up to welterweight to fight Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196. In addition, the UFC also booked a rematch between...

Jul 21, 2016 9:33 am

Frankie Edgar eyeing MSG return at UFC 205

At UFC 200 earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has his 5-fight win streak snapped at the hands of former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. Aldo stuffed Edgar’s takedowns, and used his reach to pick Edgar apart while avoiding the strikes of Edgar. Interestingly enough, Aldo revealed this week that he had spies...

Jul 21, 2016 9:04 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor celebrates his birthday at the ‘Mac Mansion’

On July 14th, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor celebrated his 28th birthday. The champ is currently residing in Las Vegas for training ahead of his UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz on August 20th. A previously released video showed McGregor attempting to hit a piƱata while blindfolded, however in the video above, you can see...

Jul 21, 2016 8:48 am

UFC co-founder: Bellator stars are the guys I started with 20 years ago

While the UFC undoubtably is the largest MMA promotion in the United States, if not the world, Bellator MMA has continued to grow in popularity among MMA fans. The promotion recently just held its Bellator 158 event in London, and is already preparing to hold their Bellator 159 event this Friday. On the heels of...

Jul 21, 2016 8:26 am

USADA looking into potentially tainted supplement in Jon Jones case

With just two days to go until UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the event due to a potential USADA anti-doping violation. The following morning, Jones and his manager held a press conference, where they addressed the situation to media members. Throughout the course of the presser Jones was...

Jul 20, 2016 10:35 pm

Holly Holm admits to overcoming doubts following loss to Miesha Tate

Back at UFC 193, Holly Holm shocked the world as she knocked out Ronda Rousey with a head kick to become the UFC women’s bantamweight champion in the main event of the thrilling card. Fast forward just 4 months and Holm was submitted by Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196 on March...

Jul 20, 2016 10:00 pm

Chael Sonnen predicts future for Brock Lesnar & Jon Jones

UFC 200 was arguably the biggest event in the history of the UFC. Unfortunately a dark cloud now looms over the event after Jon Jones was pulled from the event during fight week for a USADA violation, and Brock Lesnar was notified of two USADA violations after the event. With USADA handing top ranked featherweight...

Jul 20, 2016 2:17 pm

Jose Aldo claims he had a spy in Frankie Edgar’s camp during UFC 200 fight week

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo claims he had some assistance with his game plan going up against former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 200. According to MMA Fighting, with the UFC usually separating fighters in two separate groups at the hotel during fight week, Aldo looked at the roster to see...

Jul 20, 2016 12:47 pm

Bellator reportedly working on Fedor Emelianenko vs. Tito Ortiz

It’s been nearly a year since former UFC champion Tito Ortiz competed in Bellator MMA. In his last outing, the ‘Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ lost to Liam McGeary via 1st round submission. Now, nearly a year later, there are talks of Ortiz stepping into the Bellator cage to square off against arguably the greatest fighter...