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Apr 5, 2016 8:35 am

Ovince Saint Preux explains why he turned down Daniel Cormier’s training offer

After it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 197, Daniel Cormier offered to train Saint Preux to beat the pound for pound king. Saint Preux explained to BloodyElbow why he decided...

Apr 5, 2016 8:28 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on “crazy ride” of UFC 197

While Daniel Cormier is no longer able to fight at UFC 197, the UFC light heavyweight champion admits that the road leading up to his withdrawal from the event was a bumpy one. Cormier spoke on The MMA Hour to discuss his knee injury, Jon Jones’ legal troubles, and his decision to ultimately withdraw from...

Apr 5, 2016 3:14 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant brings the cage to Dancing with the Stars Paso Doble routine

Rising UFC star Paige VanZant had another good performance this week on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” VanZant got her original dance partner Mark Ballas back after he was out last week suffering from a back injury. The duo danced inside a cage that resembled the Octagon and performed a Paso Doble routine that earned...

Apr 5, 2016 2:49 am

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones duke it out on twitter

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier are sadly not fighting one another at UFC 197. Cormier suffered an injury in training that forced him out of the championship rematch with Jones. Ovince Saint Preux has stepped in to face Jones on short notice and the two will fight...


Apr 4, 2016 4:49 pm

Rousimar Palhares says he ‘would kill’ Conor McGregor

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares grappled in the main event of Polaris 3 event in Poole, England over the weekend in the main event against Garry Tonon. The two fought an exciting match to a draw, but Palhares has been getting a lot of attention from an interview he did with Sportsmail about a fight...

Apr 4, 2016 2:21 pm

PHOTO | Sage Northcutt learns from Georges St-Pierre

Sage Northcutt is looking to bounce back from his first loss in the UFC as he is scheduled to fight at UFC 200 against Enrique Marin. Northcutt recently posted a video showing off his stregth in the weightroom at the Tristar Gym. Northcutt isn’t only working on his strength and conditioning, but technique as well....

Apr 4, 2016 1:49 pm

Jon Jones bitterly reacts to Daniel Cormier’s offer to help Ovince Saint Preux

The heated rivalry between former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier will continue on with Cormier having to pull out their title fight at UFC 197 on April 23rd. BJPENN.COM reported on Friday that Cormier had to withdraw from the title fight with Jones due to an injury suffered...

Apr 4, 2016 12:10 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar still highly physical in WrestleMania 32 match with Dean Ambrose

Kendo Stick City vs Suplex City #WrestleMania pic.twitter.com/4mUQYY4ZOn — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) April 4, 2016 Dean Ambrose vs Brock Lesnar w/ Paul Heyman #WrestleMania Forgot to upload this one. (NOT A FINISH) pic.twitter.com/WST43YctYn — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) April 4, 2016 Dean Ambrose vs Brock Lesnar w/ Paul Heyman #WrestleMania pic.twitter.com/N5kqYLYyzs — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) April 4, 2016 Former...

Apr 4, 2016 11:42 am

REPORT: Yoel Romero and USADA have reached a settlement agreement for shorter suspension

UPDATE BELOW Shortly after Yoel Romero’s fight with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 194, news spread of Romero’s “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” that stemmed from an out-of-competition sample collection. Romero and his legal team have claimed that a dietary supplement is the cause of Romero’s “potential violation.” Romero and his team claim that the supplement...

Apr 4, 2016 11:16 am

Greg Jackson says that Jon Jones now has a full-time personal driver

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a bad history with driving. Most recently, an alleged drag racing incident ended up getting Jones locked behind bars for three days for violating his probation that he was on for a previous hit-and-run accident. One would think that it would be best for a successful former...

Apr 4, 2016 10:40 am

Daniel Cormier invites Ovince Saint Preux to train at AKA for bout with Jon Jones

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is unfortunately out of his title fight with Jon Jones at UFC 197 in April due to an injury suffered in training. It was announced by the UFC that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in as a late replacement for Cormier to face Jones in an interim...

Apr 4, 2016 1:46 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach gives his prediction on Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a non-title welterweight rematch. The historic UFC 200 event takes place on July 7th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Freddie Roach, famed boxing trainer and owner of the Wild Card Gym talks about their initial matchup and gives his pick for the rematch. Are...

Apr 4, 2016 1:31 am

VIDEO | Sage Northcutt back at Tristar and looking mighty strong

My 1st day back training! Tristar Gym Canada @labradanutrition A video posted by Sage Northcutt (@supersagenorthcutt) on Apr 3, 2016 at 10:31am PDT Rising UFC star Sage Northcutt (7-1 MMA) is looking to get back to his winning ways and is back training at the Tristar Gym in Canada. Northcutt posted this video showing his...

Apr 4, 2016 1:14 am

VIDEO | Jake Shields ‘Stockton slaps’ Polaris 3 opponent A.J. Agazarm

AJ Agazarm x Jake Shields #Polaris3 Post fight #StocktonSlap!!! pic.twitter.com/ZF51F8mTpb — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) April 2, 2016 Jake Shields unleashed the Diaz in him over the weekend. The former Strikeforce champion who is currently fighting for WSOF is a longtime teammate of the Diaz brothers. Shields took a page out of the Diaz brothers’ book after...

Apr 3, 2016 2:29 pm

Jedrzejczyk plans to give Gadelha an “IV, steroids, USADA book” as a pre-fight gift

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been busy training for her upcoming rematch with top contender Claudia Gadelha. The bitter rivals, Jedrzejczyk and Gadelha, just recently completed the filming of The Ultimate Fighter Season 23, where they served as opposing coaches. Joanna spoke to The MMA Hour about her experience filming “TUF” and what...

Apr 3, 2016 2:06 pm

Photo | Nick Diaz looking shredded at recent triathlon with Nate

@chrisavila209 @riokid @natediaz209 @damianxp209 #triathlon @michaeldavidwinery A photo posted by nickdiaz209 (@nickdiaz209) on Apr 2, 2016 at 9:45pm PDT Former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz (26-9-2 MMA) could return to the UFC octagon as early as this August, this after he completes his current suspension which was handed down by the NSAC. Diaz has not competed...

Apr 3, 2016 12:36 pm

Max Holloway: “People only remember you for your last fight”

UFC featherweight contender Max “Blessed” Holloway (15-3 MMA) feels a little ‘left out’ following the recent UFC 200 bookings for fellow division contenders Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo, who will meet for the interim featherweight strap on July 9 in Las Vegas. Holloway had recently been campaigning for a rematch with current division title holder Conor McGregor, but  had...

Apr 3, 2016 12:19 pm

Max Holloway does not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to featherweight

Add top contender Max Holloway (15-3 MMA) to the list of featherweight fighters who do not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to fight at 145-pounds. Holloway echoed the statements made by former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar regarding the brash Irish star in a recent interview with MMAFighting: “At the end of the day, who...

Apr 3, 2016 11:31 am

Demian Maia on potential title shot: “I don’t have to act like a clown to get it”

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Demian Maia (22-6 MMA) is currently riding an impressive four-fight winning streak inside the UFC’s welterweight division. The 38-year-old is coming off a unanimous decision win over Gunnar Nelson which occurred at December’s UFC 194 event in Las Vegas. Prior to that, Maia submitted surging contender Neil Magny in the...

Apr 3, 2016 10:15 am

WSOF 30 Results: Branch retains title, Fitch becomes new welterweight champ

David Branch (18-3 MMA) successfully defended his World Series of Fighting middleweight title yesterday evening by defeating challenger Clifford Starks (13-3 MMA) via unanimous decision. Branch, who currently holds both the WSOF middleweight and light heavyweight titles, used effective grappling and top control to frustrate Starks in every round on route to the decision victory....

Apr 3, 2016 9:22 am

Jose Aldo on UFC interim title: “It means nothing”

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will once again have the opportunity to wear UFC gold, this if he is able to defeat former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar for a second time when the pair square off for the UFC’s interim featherweight title at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Aldo was...

Apr 3, 2016 9:07 am

On final fight of his UFC contract, Dan Henderson discusses his fighting future

Former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson (31-14 MMA) is about to complete his contract with the UFC when he squares off with former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in a middleweight bout at UFC on FOX 19 on April 19 in Tampa Bay, Florida. “Hendo” is coming off a knockout loss to former UFC...

Apr 3, 2016 8:46 am

Ovince Saint Preux releases statement on ‘incredible opportunity’ at UFC 197

Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) will take the biggest fight of his MMA career on shot-notice at this month’s UFC 197 event in Las Vegas when he squares off with former title holder Jon Jones for the promotions interim light heavyweight strap. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His most recent effort...

Apr 3, 2016 8:32 am

Jon Jones to DC: ‘So much for being willing to die’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones showed nothing but respect for Daniel Cormier on Saturday morning, this after “DC” was forced to withdraw from their highly anticipated UFC 197 rematch with an injury. Jones even took to Twitter and wished Cormier a healthy recovery: I don't wish injuries on anyone, I hope you have...