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Jan 7, 2018 8:01 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg and coach have an intense method of warming up for a fight

Be ready! Forget WuTang…#CyborgNation is nothing to mess with! @parilloboxing heeeeey! ========================== Antes da guerra!!!!! Já faz um tempo que é assim.. mas só dessa vez filmaram! Heyy só pra checar se o espírito não fugiu kkkk! A post shared by CRIS CYBORG 🇧🇷★ #ufc219 (@criscyborg) on Jan 6, 2018 at 7:46pm PST Last weekend,...

Jan 3, 2018 3:46 pm

Demetrious Johnson Only Plans to Fight Two Times in 2018

What Demetrious Johnson has done is hard. Like, very hard. Look at all the titles that changed hands in 2017. Of course, Mighty Mouse wasn’t one of them. He hasn’t ever been one of them. For six years he hasn’t been beaten, collecting a history-making number of title defenses and surpassing Anderson Silva in the...

Dec 31, 2017 6:12 pm

PHOTO | Bruce Buffer shares post-fight picture with “true warrior” Holly Holm

Bruce Buffer shares post-fight picture with “true warrior” Holly Holm! Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion of the world Holly Holm put forth a valiant effort in her bid to dethrone current UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg last night in Las Vegas. Unfortunately for fans of “The Preachers Daughter”, Holly Holm came up short on...

Dec 31, 2017 6:03 am

UFC 219: Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm full fight video highlights

Last night, the UFC closed out the year 2017 with UFC 219, a stacked card out of Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event of this anticipated pay-per-view, UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg attempted her first title defense opposite former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. In advance of this fight, Holm was considered...

Dec 30, 2017 10:36 pm

Pros react to Cris Cyborg’s victory over Holly Holm

Pros react to Cris Cyborg’s victory over Holly Holm! Cris Cyborg retained her UFC featherweight championship in the main event of tonight’s UFC 219 fight card in Las Vegas by defeating Holy Holm via unanimous decision. Cyborg was able to consistently find a home for her right hand and left Holly Holm bloodied and bruised...

Dec 28, 2017 8:10 am

Amanda Nunes Wants to Challenge the Winner of Cyborg and Holly Holm

In a couple of days, Holly Holm will step into the Octagon to try and dethrone the dominant Cris Cyborg and take her featherweight title. Having beat Ronda Rousey at the top of her career, a win over Cyborg will put her as the best women’s fighter of all time and the first ever women’s...

Dec 26, 2017 2:20 pm

Do the UFC and it’s fanbase give too much weight to the appearance of female fighters?

“I don’t really fit the profile of a UFC Champion, but they have to do (business) with me, even though they’re never going to promote me to a level like they did Ronda Rousey or Holly Holm.” Current female bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes ruffled feathers earlier this year when she declared to FloCombat.com that the UFC...

Nov 26, 2017 11:27 am

UFC champion Amanda Nunes: “The UFC wants to get someone to beat me!”

UFC champion Amanda Nunes believes that the UFC wants to see her defeated by someone who they can “really promote and make money with”. The women’s bantamweight champion recently vented her frustrations in an interview with Flocombat. “There’s a point where, sometimes, I’d rather wait a bit and get a fight that sells,” The Lioness...

Nov 19, 2017 9:11 am

Cris Cyborg opens as significant betting favorite over Holly Holm

After months of back and forth and discussion, the first title defense of UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg Justino is finally set. The champ will defend her title against former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm at UFC 219 this December 30. While this fight is still some time away, the early betting odds for...

Nov 16, 2017 12:46 pm

Former bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano teases imminent comeback news

It has now been well over a year since Cat Zingano’s last fight: a disappointing decision loss to Julianna Pena on the undercard of UFC 200 in July of 2016. From the sounds of it, that could soon change. On Thursday morning, Zingano published a Tweet suggesting that she had been given an opponent and...

Nov 15, 2017 2:34 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg’s Coach Teases a Fight Announcement ‘Very Soon’

Ever since her victory over Tonya Evinger at UFC 214 to become the new UFC featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg has been on a warpath to try and defend her title against Holly Holm. There was a whole social media campaign for a fight that seemed like the only option, at least with Invicta FC featherweight...

Oct 18, 2017 12:30 pm

Dana White argues Ronda Rousey is “underrated”

For a time, Ronda Rousey stood out as the best female mixed martial artist on earth. She was the picture of dominance, destroying whoever the UFC threw at her with apparent ease, from Miesha Tate, to Cat Zingano to Bethe Correia. Then, it all came crashing down. After being knocked senseless by a Holly Holm...

Sep 29, 2017 1:47 pm

VIDEO | UFC handshake fails

There are just some opponents that are matched up and will never get along. Here, we take a look at some of the handshake fails and snubs that we have seen throughout the years in the UFC and in other fight promotions starring some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts. Some big rivalries...

Sep 25, 2017 10:25 am

Report | Paige VanZant’s UFC 216 fight is off

Long-time UFC strawweight contender Paige VanZant was expected to make the jump up to the new UFC women’s flyweight division at UFC 216 this October 7. Her planned opponent was UFC bantamweight star Jessica Eye, who was dropping down a division. Unfortunately, this compelling scrap has been nixed According to a report from Ariel Helwani...

Sep 22, 2017 6:42 am

MMA Legend Don Frye Thinks Ronda Rousey Needs to Get Rid of Her Coach

This whole week, ever since Edmond Tarverdyan’s appearance on The MMA Hour, people have been talking about him still wanting that fight between Cris Cyborg and his prize student, Ronda Rousey. Cris Cyborg, her coach Jason Parillo, and even Miesha Tate have weighed-in, saying that they do not want to see Ronda Rousey yanked back...

Sep 19, 2017 7:51 am

Cris Cyborg responds to Edmond Tarverdyan’s calls for a Ronda Rousey fight

On yesterday’s episode of The MMA Hour, Edmond Tarverdyan, head coach to former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, weighed in his star pupil’s future. While he admitted he isn’t sure if Rousey will ever fight again, he did suggest that he’d like to see her fight one more time, against one fighter in particular:...

Sep 18, 2017 12:24 pm

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan discusses Ronda Rousey’s future, still wants “Cyborg” fight

Back in November of 2015, the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey stepped into the cage with former boxing champ Holly Holm for what was expected to be yet another lopsided title defense. Then, Holly Holm kicked her head into the Kuiper Belt. After this shocking loss, Rousey disappeared from the limelight almost completely. Though discussions surrounding...

Sep 8, 2017 8:35 am

The UFC’s Bad Luck With Canada and the Good Fortune of Amanda Nunes

Once again, a UFC card this year has been disrupted at the last minute. Ray Borg had to pull out of his fight with Demetrious Johnson, the original main event is gone and Amanda Nunes gets bumped up to headline. The world is a strange place, readers. There is a pattern that emerges when you...

Sep 6, 2017 5:36 pm

Amanda Nunes Thinks She’s ‘Not the Kind of Face’ the UFC Promotes

Amanda Nunes has more than proved her worth as a champion. Last year, the UFC bantamweight title jumped from Holly Holm, to Miesha Tate, and into the arms of the soft-spoken but gritty Brazilian and it hasn’t left yet. The UFC were even able to match Nunes up with Ronda Rousey to take away any...

Sep 4, 2017 11:14 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 215: Full Episode

This Saturday night, the UFC returns to our screens with UFC 215, an exciting pay-per-view emanating from Edmonton, Alberta’s Rogers Place. The card will be headlined by a flyweight title fight between dominant champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, and challenger Ray Borg. If Johnson wins this fight, he’ll break the record for the most consecutive...

Aug 20, 2017 5:24 pm

Check out October’s current UFC 216 fight card lineup

The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on October 7 for UFC 216. At this time, the UFC 216 pay-per-view fight card does not have a confirmed event headliner. With that said, the October 7 fight card already has one title fight set. Top UFC lightweight contenders Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee...

Aug 10, 2017 5:46 am

PHOTO | Paige VanZant shares picture of absolutely nasty wound

Mixed martial arts can be a nasty sport. Fights frequently produce gruesome injuries, from broken limbs and digits, to nasty gashes. Even the training for fights can produce some pretty grizzly injuries. This is precisely the case for fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant. Late on Wednesday night, the strawweight star shared a photo of...

Aug 7, 2017 9:15 am

Report: Paige VanZant moves up to flyweight for UFC 216 bout

According to a report from Damon Martin of FloCombat.com, fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant (7-3) has been booked for a return to the Octagon. This return will occur at UFC 216, this October 6 in Las, Vegas, Nevada – it just won’t occur at strawweight. Instead, it’s expected to occur in the new UFC women’s...

Aug 6, 2017 5:11 pm

Josh Thomson shares an update on his return, eyes two rematches in the future

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson (22-9 MMA) has gone 2-1 since joining Scott Coker and Bellator MMA in August of 2015. The American Kickboxing Academy staple scored a third-round submission finish (arm-triangle choke) over Mike Bronzoulis in his Bellator debut in September of 2015. Thomson followed up that win with an electrifying knockout victory...

Aug 2, 2017 11:07 am

Dana White gives update on Ronda Rousey’s fighting future

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion and transcendent MMA superstar Ronda Rousey has not been seen in action since she was bludgeoned to a first-round TKO loss by reigning champ Amanda Nunes in December. This layoff was preceded by an even longer one, as the former champ spent more than a year on the shelf after...

Jul 16, 2017 7:44 am

Daniel Cormier defends Amanda Nunes’ UFC 213 withdrawal

If things had gone according to plan, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes would have collided with dangerous challenger Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of UFC 213 on July 8. Regrettably, Nunes fell ill through the week of fight, and was ultimately forced to withdraw from the fight on the very day it was...

Jul 11, 2017 8:20 am

Valentina Shevchenko doesn’t believe Amanda Nunes’ excuses

If things had gone according to plan, Valentina Shevchenko would have battled Amanda Nunes for UFC bantamweight gold in the main event of UFC 213 last Saturday. Unfortunately, Nunes was forced out of the bout with an illness at the last minute – at least, that’s her story. Shevchenko is not so sure about Nunes’...