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Mar 19, 2016 8:12 am

Frankie Edgar would “Love” the chance at rematch with Jose Aldo

While it’s no secret that former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar wants a crack at Conor McGregor’s featherweight championship, there’s also another fight that intrigues Edgar. Back in 2013 after suffering back to back losses to Benson Henderson in title fights, Edgar dropped down to featherweight and was awarded an immediate title shot against Jose...

Mar 14, 2016 5:12 pm

After failed negotiations with UFC, Rory Mac to test free agency

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald will return to the octagon in June when he headlines UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa opposite surging contender Stephen Thompson. “The Red King” has not competed since his “fight of the year” battle with Robbie Lawler at this past July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. MacDonald...

Mar 14, 2016 11:27 am

BREAKING: Matt Mitrione leaves the UFC for Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has acquired another big name from the UFC following the signing of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and MMA legend Wanderlei Silva. Former NFL player and UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione announced his decision to sign with Bellator MMA on the MMA Hour on Monday. Mitrione said that the UFC did not come...

Feb 22, 2016 10:20 am

Coming To America: Conor “The Notorious” McGregor – Gold and Silk

In preparation for the last few weeks of training, Conor “The Notorious” McGregor and his camp will be getting acclimated to the ‘dry desert air’ in Las Vegas Nevada preparing for what could be the largest event of the year. Lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has been nothing short of a killer in the octagon,...

Feb 17, 2016 12:33 pm

Video Recap: The Best of Bellator 2015 – The Official Video

2015 was a huge year for fight fans around the world watching Bellator as a few former champions Josh “The Punk” Thompson (Strikeforce lightweight), Benson Henderson (UFC lightweight) and recently Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (UFC LHW) is back on the Bellator roster. Watch the ‘Best Of Bellator 2015’ exciting countdown to number 1.

Feb 15, 2016 6:24 pm

Will the UFC start promoting Aljamain Sterling more now that he has re-signed?

It seems like many of the MMA media outlets want to get undefeated bantamweight Aljamain Sterling’s name out there, but are lacking any help from the UFC. Even UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is puzzled why Sterling has not gotten a bigger marketing push from the UFC. The 26-year-old from New York dubbed “The Funkmaster”...

Feb 6, 2016 7:28 am

WATCH! Scott Coker announces two big Bellator MMA signings

It’s been a big week for Bellator MMA. Earlier this week Bellator MMA announced that they had signed former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. Now, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has announced that the promotion has signed former UFC standout Chris Leben. Leben hasn’t fought since 2013 when he threw in the towel against Uriah...

Feb 3, 2016 1:23 am

Bellator’s Scott Coker says they will ‘buy the free agents from the top down’

Recent news of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson making his way over to the Bellator MMA promotion has been buzzing in the MMA community. Bellator MMA President Scott Coker spoke recently on the MMA Hour about their recent acquisition and what will be next for the growing MMA promotion (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “I...

Feb 2, 2016 1:25 am

WATCH! Conor McGregor looking blazing fast and powerful in training

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is looking very sharp ahead of his historic fight against UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Check out the video clip of the training being done in preparation of his superfight coming up. McGregor has a shot to become the first fighter in UFC history to simultaneously hold two division’s...

Jan 22, 2016 12:22 am

Rafael dos Anjos says he will finish Conor McGregor whenever he wants at UFC 197

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos believes that his bout with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is where he will become a highly recognized prized fighter with a big draw in the UFC. Although dos Anjos is a champion, his star power isn’t on the same level as the outspoken Irishman. Dos Anjos previously said...

Jan 4, 2016 6:06 pm

Robbie Lawler has absorbed the most significant strikes in the UFC

Robbie Lawler has been in crazy wars since stepping back into the Octagon in 2013. Lawler’s title defense against Rory MacDonald in 2015 was marked the “Fight of the Year” and is up there for one of the greatest battles in the UFC.  Just two days into 2016 with another strong campaign in a war with...

Jan 3, 2016 11:45 am

Gilbert Melendez Breaks Down Lawler vs Condit. Wants Rematch UFC 195

Giilbert Melendez  puts on the suit and tie for this video as he breaks down the epic fight at UFC 195 Condit vs Lawler.   The contest between these two warriors with different approaches to the sport have dedicated their lives to go head to head for gold in this instant classic. “El Nino” goes...

Nov 28, 2015 5:08 am

UFC Fight Night 79 Live Results

UFC Fight Night 79 is taking place from inside Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul, South Korea. The event is headlined by a welterweight fight featuring former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson taking on the always dangerous Jorge Masvidal. Get the latest UFN 79 results below: Ben Henderson vs. Jorge Masvidal — Benson Henderson def. Jorge...

Nov 26, 2015 12:21 pm

WATCH! Sexyama doesn’t know why he is so sexy

Check out the top five media highlights ahead of UFC Fight Night 79 in Seoul, South Korea. Alberto Mina, Dominic Waters, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Jorge Masvidal and Benson Henderson answer questions from the media before the fights take place on Nov. 28. Akiyama talks about his “Sexyama” nickname while Henderson talks about the historic UFC fights...

Nov 26, 2015 10:16 am

WATCH! UFC Fight Night 79 open workouts

Check out Benson Henderson, Jorge Masvidal, and Dong Hyun Kim in their open workouts in Seoul, Korea as they prepare for UFC Fight Night 79, which takes places on Nov. 28. The entire card will air on UFC Fight Pass with the main card airing at 8 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. PT and the...

Nov 23, 2015 12:58 pm

UFC Fight Night 79 lineup finalized with 13 fights

UFC Fight Night 78 may be in the books, but there’s another event just around the corner! The premier fight company travels to South Korea this weekend for UFC Fight Night 79 with a kickoff time of 5:00 AM ET. For those of you who are planning to sleep in on your Saturday, you’ll want...