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Jun 2, 2017 9:15 am

Cris Cyborg will fight at UFC 214, but not against Cat Zingano

Recently, UFC women’s featherweight fighter Cris Cyborg has been campaigning for a fight, however despite her best efforts, she has yet to finalize a date and opponent for her next fight. While former women’s bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano was willing to fight Cyborg, an injury is preventing ‘Alpha’ Cat from fighting. UFC President Dana...

Jun 2, 2017 8:31 am

Jose Aldo explains how Brazilian crowd will impact Max Holloway

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently gearing up for what he hopes will be his first successful title defense as the reigning featherweight champion. In the process of defending his belt for the first time, Aldo is hoping to unify the featherweight and interim featherweight titles. Ahead of the fight, Aldo’s opponent, UFC interim...

Jun 1, 2017 10:35 pm

Vitor Belfort calls for ‘Legend League’ fight with Chuck Liddell

While Vitor Belfort may have made it clear leading up to UFC 212 that he has no intentions of retiring following his fight with Nate Marquardt this weekend, Belfort is targeting a fight with a fellow UFC legend. Earlier this year, ‘The Phenom’ expressed his support for a ‘legend division’ in the UFC, an idea...

Jun 1, 2017 2:34 pm

Jose Aldo hints at frequent future lightweight fights

This weekend, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will look to unify the UFC featherweight championship and the interim featherweight championship, which is currently being held by Max Holloway. While Aldo has continuously sought a rematch with Conor McGregor following his lopsided loss to the Irish superstar at UFC 194, the featherweight champion was recently told...

Jun 1, 2017 1:40 pm

VIDEO | Astonishing wrestling match – Massive bodybuilder dwarfs opponent

Here is a classic David versus Goliath style matchup as these two opponents are definitely not in the same weight class. In this case, it’s a matchup of size versus skill as we see the two opponents get their wrestling match underway. The much smaller opponent shows his superior skills and technique seemingly ragdoll the...

Jun 1, 2017 1:34 pm

VIDEO | UFC 212 Embedded Episode 4: Yancy Medeiros brings his aloha to Brazil

UFC 212 is just days away as the promotion returns to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, June 3. UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will fight in front of his home country as he takes on interim champion Max Holloway in the main event title unification bout. Holloway is joined by fellow Hawaiian Yancy Medeiros...

Jun 1, 2017 1:02 pm

Jimi Manuwa shares incredible list of training partners for Volkan Oezdemir fight

Yesterday, we learned that British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa will take on fellow top-5 light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 214 this July 29 in Anaheim, California. While Manuwa is one of the most established names in the UFC light heavyweight division, Oezdemir remains a relative unknown among many fans, having burst into the top-5...

Jun 1, 2017 1:02 pm

Dana White: Cris Cyborg is definitely fighting at UFC 214 in Anaheim

The last time we saw Cris Cyborg compete was at UFC Fight Night 95 in September of last year. Cyborg took out Lina Lansberg by TKO in a 140-pound catchweight main event fight in Brazil. With the UFC women’s featherweight division in shambles with the inaugural champion Germaine de Randamie not willing to fight Cyborg...

Jun 1, 2017 11:54 am

Dana White had to tell Jose Aldo ‘Conor does not want to fight you’

Back at UFC 194, undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo stepped into the Octagon with interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor for a highly anticipated showdown for the undisputed featherweight title. Leading up to the fight, the MMA community was torn on their predictions for the fight. While some felt Aldo’s reign of dominance would continue,...

Jun 1, 2017 10:22 am

Dana White discusses Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather pay split

Several weeks ago news emerged that UFC President Dana White was able to secure Conor McGregor‘s side of a deal for a potential boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. White then revealed that with McGregor’s side of the deal done, he would now move to negotiating with Floyd Mayweather’s team. Since then, there have been no...

Jun 1, 2017 9:45 am

Cody Garbrandt issues warning to TJ Dillashaw regarding Demetrious Johnson fight

Several months ago, it was announced that UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt would be making his first bantamweight title defense against TJ Dillashaw following a season of coaching on The Ultimate Fighter. Unfortunately, a back injury delayed the potential fight when Cody Garbrandt was flown to Germany by UFC President Dana White for a procedure...

Jun 1, 2017 9:27 am

VIDEO | Melvin Guillard starched by spinning kick in China

KunLunFigh MMA 12,Melvin Guillard pic.twitter.com/ItGhswL8j4 — Wang Lei (@nbwanglei) June 1, 2017 Former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard has hit a bit of a rough patch in recent years. After being released from the UFC in 2014, Guillard signed with WSOF, where he picked up a TKO win over Gesais Cavalcante. Unfortunately for Guillard, the win...

Jun 1, 2017 8:45 am

Dana White discusses Demetrious Johnson not wanting TJ Dillashaw fight

Several weeks ago, fight fans were made aware of a back injury sustained by UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt. As a result of the back injury, Garbrandt will be unable to defend his bantamweight title against TJ Dillashaw this summer. As a result, UFC President Dana White informed fans that Dillashaw will be dropping down...

Jun 1, 2017 8:37 am

Jimi Manuwa promises knockout of Volkan Oezdemir in “risky” UFC 214 fight

Last weekend, Swiss light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir scored an abrupt, first round knockout win over the highly regarded Misha Cirkunov. With this win, Oezdemir earned himself a fight with the UFC’s third-ranked light heavyweight: British destroyer Jimi Manuwa. On Wednesday’s edition of BJ Penn Radio, Jimi Manuwa discussed this newly announced bout with Oezdemir. “It’s...

Jun 1, 2017 7:16 am

ONE Championship chairman: I think our fighter pay scale is comparable to the UFC

Last year, ONE Championship Chairman & CEO Chatri Sityodtong took to Twitter to claim that the Singapore-based promotion’s strawweight champion Angela Lee was paid more than UFC stars Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Yes, rumors are true. ONE Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee’s new contract pays more than what Cris Cyborg or Joanna Jedrzejczyk make....

Jun 1, 2017 6:33 am

TJ Dillashaw relocates to a new gym for training camp

TJ Dillashaw began his fighting career at Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, California. Eventually, however, he left this camp, following coach Duane Ludwig to Colorado, where he set up camp at Elevation MMA. This move caused a massive rift between himself and his former Team Alpha Male stablemates, and resulted in his headline-dominating...

Jun 1, 2017 6:00 am

Jon Jones goes off on “f*cking dork” Alexander Gustafsson, Gustafsson fires back

Back in 2013, Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson engaged in one of the best light heavyweight title fights of all time, and really, one of the best fight ever period. For five, frenzied rounds, the American champion and Swedish challenger pelted each other with heavy artillery, forcing momentum swing after momentum swing after momentum swing. After...

May 31, 2017 2:09 pm

Tito Ortiz reflects on historic UFC fight where he fought for no pay

Tito Ortiz was one of the first superstars in the UFC and Tuesday marked the 20th anniversary of Ortiz’s professional mixed martial arts debut, making his way into the Octagon for the first time in 1997 at UFC 13. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” fought twice at UFC 13, winning a first round TKO over...

May 31, 2017 1:44 pm

VIDEO | Pros predict UFC 212 main event Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway

UFC 212 takes place this Saturday on June 3 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will meet interim champion Max Holloway in the center of the Octagon in his home country in a title unification main event fight. With Aldo being promoted as the undisputed champion and Holloway earning the interim...

May 31, 2017 12:20 pm

Georges St-Pierre discusses eye injury

While the UFC may have announced earlier this year that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon to fight Michael Bisping for the undisputed UFC middleweight title, the fight never received an official date. The UFC moved forward with the scrap, holding a press conference in Las Vegas where both...

May 31, 2017 11:44 am

UFC flyweight contender explains frustration with potential Dillashaw vs. Johnson fight

Top ranked UFC flyweight contender Ray Borg remains on the cusp of a flyweight title shot against pound for pound kingpin Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson. The top ranked flyweight currently sits at #3 on the UFC’s official rankings behind Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo. While Borg was looking to secure either a fight with Sergio...

May 31, 2017 11:21 am

Kevin Lee and Michael Chiesa will go unpunished for their press conference brawl

Earlier this month, the UFC flew the headliners and co-headliners of all its upcoming shows out to Dallas for a massive, summer kick-off press conference. As is so often the case when too many top fighters are brought together in one small room, drama ensued. Of all the drama that occurred on the stage that...

May 31, 2017 9:39 am

BREAKING | Jimi Manuwa and Volkan Oezdemir collide at UFC 214

UFC 214, which is scheduled for July 29 in Anaheim, California, has grown by one massive light heavyweight showdown, as British bomber Jimi Manuwa will collide with slick Swiss striker Volkan Oezdemir in a bout that could well produce the next contender for the UFC light heavyweight crown. Manuwa and Oezdemir hold the number three and...