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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...

May 8, 2016 11:32 am

UFN 87 Results: Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeats Heather Jo Clark via decision

A women’s strawweight bout between Karolina Kowalkiewicz (9-0 MMA) and Heather Jo Clark (7-5 MMA) took place at today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Heather Jo Clark was able to land some good right hands and control the pace in the opening round. Clark pressed Kowalkiewicz against the fence on a couple of...

May 8, 2016 10:55 am

UFN 87 Results: Rustam Khabilov defeats Chris Wade via decision

A lightweight bout between Rustam Khabilov (20-3 MMA) and Chris Wade (11-2 MMA) took place at today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Wade opens with a leg kick. He follows up with a push kick to the thigh. Khabilov replies with a kick of his own. The Russian misses...

May 8, 2016 10:20 am

UFN 87 Results: Magnus Cedenblad TKO’s Garreth McLellan in round 2

A middleweight bout between Magnus Cedenblad (14-4 MMA) and Garreth McLellan (13-4 MMA) took place at today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Round one begins McLellan lands a couple of kicks to get things started. Magnus replies with a kick to the body of his own. McLellan just misses with a high kick....

May 8, 2016 10:00 am

UFN 87 Results: Josh Emmett defeats Jon Tuck via split-decision

A lightweight bout between Jon Tuck (9-3 MMA) and Josh Emmett (10-0 MMA) took place at today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Emmett starts things off with a high kick. Tuck with a good combo. Josh charges forward with punches. He lands a good counter shot and then a...

May 8, 2016 9:23 am

UFN 87 Results: Reza Madadi defeats Yan Cabral via TKO

A lightweight bout between Yan Cabral (12-3 MMA) and Reza Madadi (14-4 MMA) took place at today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Reza Madadi and Yan Cabral went back-and-forth for the better part of three rounds before Madadi was able to land a beautiful combination that left Cabral out on his feet. The...

May 8, 2016 8:53 am

UFN 87 Results: Kyoji Horiguchi defeats Neil Seery via decision

A flyweight tilt between former title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi (17-2 MMA) and veteran Neil Seery (16-12 MMA) served as the featured bout of today’s UFC Fight Pass prelims in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Horiguchi throws a body kick and then a big right hand that lands on Seery. Huge left hand scores for Horiguchi...

May 8, 2016 7:55 am

UFN 87 Results: Ulka Sasaki submits Willie Gates in round two

A flyweight tilt between Ulka Sasaki (19-3-2 MMA) and Willie Gates (12-7 MMA) kicked off today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam. Sasaki was able to catch Gates in a rear-naked choke late in round two to earn his first career octagon victory. Ulka Sasaki defeats Willie Gates via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:30...

May 8, 2016 7:19 am

Conor McGregor respects Amir Khan for fighting Canelo

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor took to his Twitter last night to praise boxer Amir Khan for taking a fight with Canelo Alvarez. Respect to Khan. Most established fighters these days look down the divisions for a fight. Very few are looking up. — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) May 8, 2016 Amir Khan suffered a knockout...