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Jul 30, 2015 7:23 pm

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 190 Edition‏

UFC 190 goes down this Saturday live from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight featuring current champion Ronda Rousey taking on top contender Bethe Correia. In the evening’s co-main event slot, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will battle Antonio...

Jul 27, 2015 3:44 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Tate Takes Top Spot, 4 Women Ranked Above Correia

“UFC on FOX 16” is in the books and a couple fighters from the main card made some big moves! Miesha Tate’s co main-event performance against Jessica Eye earned her the top-spot directly under Ronda Rousey, once again. Jesssica Eye dropped a single spot due to the loss, however. TJ Dillashaw surpassed UFC Heavyweight Champion...

Jul 27, 2015 10:00 am

‘Junior dos Santos — pick up your phone and accept the fight!’

Alistair Overeem has been enjoying his vacations, but he seems to be itching to get back into the octagon. There’s just one issue: He has his sights set on Junior dos Santos, and the former UFC Heavyweight Champion hasn’t accepted the fight yet. @junior_cigano waiting for your 'yes, We can' phone call… — Alistair Overeem...

Jul 27, 2015 6:59 am

Bas Rutten: Fedor Emelianenko Would Give Jon Jones Some Problems

Fedor Emelianenko recently announced that he will be coming out of retirement and is no doubt fielding offers from mixed martial arts companies around the world. Whether it be UFC or Bellator, wherever Emelianenko lands his fans will follow. If Emelianenko signs with the UFC, just about any fight he takes could be labeled a...

Jul 20, 2015 4:14 pm

UFC Fight Night 71 Payout Report: Duffee Earns $12,000 for Main Event Bout

Todd Duffee’s first trip into a UFC main event did not end well, to say the least. The heavyweight kept the fight standing and traded shots with long-time veteran Frank Mir and was holding his ground. Duffee fired off a wild shot that left him susceptible to a counter and Mir dropped him like a...

Jul 20, 2015 2:27 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Michael Bisping’s Win Gets Ignored

Michael Bisping and Thales Leites clashed in the main event of UFC Fight Night 72. Even though Bisping came out on top, his ranking in the middleweight division did not change at all as he remained at #9. Anderson Silva continues to drop in the pound for pound rankings, this week dropping TWO spots to...

Jul 15, 2015 7:26 am

‘McGregor’s No Brock Lesnar’

That’s according to UFC heavyweight Frank Mir, who fights tonight in San Diego against Todd Duffee. Mir told FOX Sports that as big as McGregor has become, he still isn’t as big as Brock Lesnar and UFC 100. “Everybody talks right now about Conor McGregor, how big Conor McGregor is. I don’t think any of...

Jul 14, 2015 3:25 pm

Fight Night San Diego: Media Day Highlights

‘Hear from main event heavyweights Frank Mir and Todd Duffee who spoke to the media at today’s Ultimate Media Day in San Diego.’ Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

Jul 13, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Soars into P4P List

“UFC 189” and “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” Finale are both in the books and the rankings received a major facelift. Conor McGregor ended an amazing night of fights with a performance that won him the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship. As a result of this, McGregor has hopped above Mendes and Edgar as the #1...

Jun 29, 2015 1:45 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Romero Now Among the Elite in Middleweight Rankings

“UFC Fight Night 70” has come and gone and we saw some major shifts in the middleweight division! Yoel Romero’s dominant victory over Lyoto Machida propelled him into the top five of the middleweight division. With Romero moving up to the third spot, this knocked Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida down a peg. Machida remains...

Jun 29, 2015 2:00 am

FREE FIGHT! Duffee Knocks Hamilton’s Block Off (Full)

Todd Duffee makes his long awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 181, while Anthony Hamilton looks to earn his second straight win. Catch his upcoming against Frank Mir and Fight Night San Diego. “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 28, 2015 7:00 am

Booking Roundup: UFC Bouts Announced

UFC announced some big changes in their upcoming events which got buried in this week’s Jose Aldo injury drama! Catch up on some BIG changes to UFC 189, UFC Fight Night 71, and UFC Fight Night 72! Gunny Gets a New Opponent at UFC 189 Brandon Thatch is the chosen one to step in for...

Jun 22, 2015 1:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Strawweight VanZant Makes Moves

UFC Fight Night 69 is in the books and the rankings have been updated! Joanna Jedrzejczyk
 shook up the strawweight division with her dominant performance against Jessica Penne. Tatsuya Kawajiri defeated Dennis Siver this past Saturday in Berlin, Germany and jumped up three spots to number twelve in the featherweight division as a result! After...

Jun 21, 2015 5:54 pm

Lil Nog: ‘Fighting On Same Card As My Brother Makes Me Nervous’

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and his “bigger” brother Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira will be fighting on the same card at the upcoming UFC 190 card in Brazil. Rogerio, or “Little Nog”, prefers NOT to fight on the same card as his brother, “Big Nog”. “I don’t like it, it makes me nervous, man. I never liked...

Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Jun 8, 2015 4:16 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Hendo Back in the Mix, Rothwell Makes Moves

Another UFC event has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated accordingly. There are some odd changes this week, but everything seems to be in order for the stars of Fight Night 68. Dan Henderson made his way into the middleweight rankings. Previously unranked, Hendo took the thirteenth spot above Robert...

Jun 2, 2015 5:15 am

Ratings Report: UFN: Condit Vs. Alves Pulls In Most Viewers Since February

UFC Fight Night 67 pulled in good numbers, in fact the event had them most amount of viewers for a Fight Night since Feb. 23. That Feb. card was headlined by Frank Mir and ‘Bigfoot’ Silva. Other interesting facts, the show peaked in viewers during the Ryan Jimmo vs. Francimar Barroso fight. Below you’ll find...

Jun 1, 2015 3:05 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Weidman Making Moves In P4P, Condit Stays Put

We are one week removed from Chris Weidman’s successful UFC Middleweight Championship defense at UFC 187 and he is still making moves in the rankings. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson got kicked out of spot number-two in favor of “The All American”, and Anderson Silva dropped two spots to number twelve. Donald Cerrone made an odd...

May 13, 2015 9:00 am

Jessica Andrade vs. Sarah Moras set for UFC Fight Night 71

July’s UFC Fight Night 71 event in San Diego continues to take shape. UFC officials recently announced that a women’s bantamweight bout featuring Jessica Andrade (12-4 MMA) taking on Sarah Moras (4-1 MMA) has been added to the card. Jessica Andrade was most recently seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Brazil,...

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...