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Jun 21, 2016 10:18 am

NAC approves earlier weigh-in time for several events, including UFC 200

Earlier this month at UFC 199, fighters were given the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the course of the day prior to fight night, rather than weighing-in during the live weigh-in event. The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) allowed fighters to do so in order to give them more time to rehydrate before their fights the...

Jun 21, 2016 9:57 am

Rafael dos Anjos wants “easy money” fight with Conor McGregor

Earlier this year, after Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in 13 seconds to claim the UFC featherweight championship, McGregor was slated to move up to lightweight to fight lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC 196. Unfortunately, dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with a broken foot, and...


Jun 21, 2016 9:49 am

Fabio Maldonado’s team to appeal loss to Fedor Emelianenko

Last Friday in Russia, former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado put on an incredible performance against MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko. Unfortunately for Maldonado, the performance wasn’t enough to win him the fight, as he lost via majority decision. Maldonado came out of the gate strong as he had Emelianenko rocked and nearly finished for almost...

Jun 21, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Another Reebok wardrobe malfunction occurred this past weekend

This past weekend in Ottawa, Canada, Valerie Letourneau and Joanne Calderwood competed in the first UFC women’s flyweight matchup in the UFC. Calderwood won the fight decisively, rocking Letourneau numerous times with shots to the face and body. During the 3rd round, right before being finished, Letourneau nearly lost her top due to a Reebok...

Jun 21, 2016 9:28 am

Jon Jones’ team concerned with referee for Daniel Cormier rematch

At UFC 200 on July 9th, pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones will have the opportunity to reclaim his UFC light heavyweight championship as he fights Daniel Cormier in a title unification bout. Ahead of the fight, Jones’ manager reached out to NAC director Bob Bennett to express his concerns over veteran referee ‘Big’ John...

Jun 21, 2016 9:17 am

Dana White opens up on Ariel Helwani’s temporary ban from UFC events

During UFC 199, fight fans were shocked to find out that popular MMA journalist Ariel Helwani had been kicked out of the event, and had been banned from future UFC events as a media member after breaking the news of Brock Lesnar returning to the UFC at UFC 200. Helwani took to social media to...

Jun 21, 2016 9:08 am

Conor McGregor’s generous presents to his family members

It’s no secret that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor likes to enjoy “the fruits” of his labor. McGregor frequently posts pictures to his social media accounts of luxury cars and designer clothes which he purchases for himself and his girlfriend. McGregor’s father, Tony McGregor, opened up in a recent interview with Independent about the presents...

Jun 21, 2016 8:55 am

Dana White reacts to Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado

Last Friday, MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko stepped into the cage in the main event of EFN 50 in Russia to fight former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in his second fight since returning to MMA on New Year’s Eve. The fight started off extremely bad for Emelianenko, who spent the majority of the first round...

Jun 21, 2016 8:48 am

Luke Rockhold reflects on loss to “piece of s***” Michael Bisping

In the main event of UFC 199, UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was knocked out cold by Michael Bisping, earning ‘The Count’ the middleweight championship after nearly a decade with the UFC. Following the bout, the pair were involved in two post-fight exchanges. The first took place in the Octagon, when Bisping attempted to shake...

Jun 21, 2016 2:28 am

UFC vice president denies reports of the sale of the UFC

On Monday, FloCombat reported that Zuffa accepted a $4.2 billion bid for the purchase of the UFC. The report indicated that they confirmed through multiple sources that a $4.2 billion bid coming from a group that consisted of WME-IMG, the Dalian Wanda Group, The Kraft Group and Tencent Holdings was accepted by Zuffa. However, late...

Jun 21, 2016 2:03 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: Extended Preview

Take a look at the UFC’s newly released promotional video for UFC 200! From the video description: “Stacked with three world title fights and the return of one of UFC’s elite superstars, the historic UFC 200 event will thrill fans around the globe. In the main event, the most intense rivalry in combat sports reaches...

Jun 21, 2016 1:51 am

Randy Couture says UFC has already been sold, criticizes Dana White

UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture spoke with ESPN1100 on Friday in Las Vegas and was asked to comment on the reported sale of the UFC. The two-weight UFC world champion opened up on what he has been hearing and his sources have told him that the deal was already finalized last week. “I’ve...

Jun 20, 2016 5:40 pm

Report: Zuffa accepts $4.2 billion bid for purchase of the UFC

The sale of the UFC is moving forward, according to a report from FloCombat. The report claims that they have confirmed through multiple sources that a $4.2 billion bid coming from a group that includes WME-IMG, the Dalian Wanda Group, The Kraft Group and Tencent Holdings was accepted by Zuffa. One big component to the...

Jun 20, 2016 3:21 pm

Georges St-Pierre explains why he wants to fight again after three-year hiatus

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made it clear on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” that he is ready to get back in the Octagon. “Rush” last fought in November 2013 where he took a controversial split-decision win over Johny Hendricks. However, after a recent successful test camp to ensure his skills were still...

Jun 20, 2016 2:26 pm

Georges St-Pierre denies reaching out to Michael Bisping for fight but is all for it

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” that he is ready to fight in the UFC once again. Newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping recently said that St-Pierre’s team reached out to him about fighting for his title. However, St-Pierre cleared things up and told Ariel Helwani that...

Jun 20, 2016 1:37 pm

Georges St-Pierre is ready to fight in the UFC again based off successful test camp

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has just announced that he is ready to return to fighting in the UFC Octagon once again. St-Pierre spoke with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” and let the world know that he just completed a successful test fight camp to ensure that he is capable...

Jun 20, 2016 11:58 am

PHOTO | Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson still friends after fighting

Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson put their friendship aside for five rounds in the Octagon as the two fought in the main event of UFC Fight Night 89 over the weekend. “Wonderboy” was able to pick up a unanimous decision victory over MacDonald and has likely positioned himself as the next fighter to be in...

Jun 20, 2016 11:31 am

Brock Lesnar’s BJJ coach reveals their goal for fight with Mark Hunt

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 200. The WWE superstar will face the devastating striker Mark Hunt in a heavyweight match that will surely attract a lot of viewers for the significant UFC event. Lesnar’s BJJ coach, Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros spoke with MMA Fighting recently on...

Jun 20, 2016 10:48 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training with BJJ World champion

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is busy preparing for his rematch with his rival Nate Diaz. To prepare for the rematch with Diaz, McGregor has brought in BJJ world champion Dillon Danis. Danis is a black belt under Marcelo Garcia and was brought in to help to get “The Notorious” prepared for Diaz’s Cesar Gracie...

Jun 20, 2016 10:21 am

Chad Mendes reveals some information regarding his potential USADA violation

Former UFC featherweight title contender Chad Mendes was flagged recently for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The UFC released a statement saying that they were notified of the potential violation by USADA after they collected an out-of-competition sample from Mendes. Mendes revealed some information on twitter saying, “I didn’t...

Jun 20, 2016 9:55 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping reveals some shocking truth since winning UFC gold

Newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping posted a new video to his social media on Monday to prove that he has not changed since realizing his dreams of winning a UFC title. “The Count” shows his hilarious display of character in his video, letting everyone know that he is the same cocky fighter from England...

Jun 20, 2016 1:45 am

VIDEO | Boxing referee gets hammered by a punch

Hugo Centeno Jr. and Maciej Sulecki met in the ring over the weekend for a WBO middleweight bout that aired on NBC. During their fight, referee Mark Nelson got in the mix and got his chin checked on accident after trying to break the two boxers up. Centeno Jr. hit Nelson with a right hook,...