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Aug 15, 2017 10:31 am

UFC Fighters Pick the Winner of Mayweather vs. McGregor

It’s no secret what the public thinks of Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s boxing match. They’ll tell you every minute of every day on a myriad of social platforms. Some are fervently arguing McGregor’s power is just too mutant, others clap back with the fact that the best boxers on our planet couldn’t beat Mayweather,...

Mar 31, 2017 10:53 pm

MMA community reacts to King Mo’s win over Rampage Jackson

Friday night in the main event of Bellator 175, Bellator MMA veteran King Mo stepped into the cage with MMA legend Rampage Jackson for a highly anticipated showdown, where King Mo looked to avenge his 2014 decision loss to Jackson. The rematch was an extremely interesting affair, with King Mo looking to utilize his wrestling...

Mar 14, 2017 9:19 am

UFC London: Manuwa vs. Anderson – Official Fight Card and Start Time

This Saturday the UFC returns to beautiful London, England. This anticipated UFC London card is packed to the edges with top talent from the United Kingdom, larger Europe, and even further afield. In the card’s main event, we’ll see British striking specialist Jimi Manuwa take on American wrestler Corey Anderson in a compelling light heavyweight style...

Nov 28, 2016 8:38 am

Big John McCarthy says MMA officiating career “won’t go on much longer”

Veteran referee “Big” John McCarthy made his first Octagon appearance all the way back at UFC 2 in the year 1994. As such, he and his trademark “let’s get it on” fight-staring line are as much a symbol of the UFC as Bruce Buffer, Joe Rogan, and the Octagon itself. Of course, Big John’s officiating...

Oct 25, 2016 7:04 pm

Bigfoot Silva set to fight undefeated Russian prospect following UFC release

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva may have been released from the UFC last week, but he won’t be out of work for very long. The former heavyweight title challenger will be heading to Russia to take on Ivan Shtyrkov (4-0), an undefeated prospect who’s ended all four of his victories by first-round finish. “We are very excited...

Oct 16, 2016 5:16 pm

Demian Maia Has Absorbed Very Few Strikes Recently, and That’s Just Fine With Him

UFC welterweight contender Demian Maia is on one hell of a streak. Since losing back-to-back decisions to Jake Shields and Rory MacDonald in late 2013 and early 2014, he’s embarked on a run of six-straight wins. Were it not for the seven-fight streak of Stephen Thompson, this recent success would have almost certainly earned him...

Oct 9, 2016 8:16 am

Pro Fighters React to Dan Henderson’s Retirement from MMA

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 204, MMA legend Dan Henderson stepped onto the canvas for a final time. The former Pride and Strikeforce titleholder did so against an old rival in Michael Bisping, in a bout that could have won him the UFC middleweight title. Regrettably, Henderson was not able to...

Jul 15, 2016 7:20 pm

Pros react to Brock Lesnar’s USADA violation

Earlier tonight news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had been flagged for a potential anti-doping violation. The out-of-competition drug test in question was performed by USADA on June 28, 11 days prior to Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 decision victory over Mark Hunt. Of course it did not take long for fellow UFC...

Jun 5, 2016 4:12 pm

Pros react to the return of Brock Lesnar

During last night’s UFC 199 pay-per-view broadcast UFC officials announced that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to fight at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. An opponent for “The Beast” was not given at the time, but we now know that an announcement will be made Monday June 6 on...

Jun 5, 2016 11:12 am

Pros react to Dan Henderson’s brutal KO victory over Hector Lombard

Former Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson scored an absolutely brutal knockout victory over former Bellator title holder Hector Lombard at last night’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles. The 45-year-old landed a head kick on Lombard and then hit him with an elbow that caused “Lightning” to fall crashing to the canvas in the bouts second-round....

May 15, 2016 7:24 pm

Fighters react to Stipe Miocic’s knockout victory over Fabricio Werdum

Stipe Miocic silenced the crowd in Curitiba, Brazil on Saturday night, this after he knocked hometown hero Fabricio Werdum out cold with one punch in the first-round of their UFC 198 main event title fight. The fight-ending right hand Miocic delivered to the chin of Werdum earned Stipe the UFC’s coveted heavyweight championship. Here is...

May 9, 2016 12:51 pm

UFC Fight Night 87 Reebok pay ranges from $2,500 to $15,000, totaling $117,500

$117,500 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC Fight Night 87 event that took place in Rotterdam over the weekend. The payout from Reebok is in addition to each fighter’s contracted fight pay with the UFC. The full UFC Fight Night 87 UFC Athlete Outfitting...

Mar 21, 2016 11:39 am

MMA community reacts to Mark Hunt’s walk-off KO over Frank Mir

Mark Hunt delivered another one of his signature walk-off knockouts at UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. Hunt landed a thudding blow to former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir that sent him to the canvas. Hunt knew he didn’t need to follow up with more strikes seeing that Mir was out...

Feb 12, 2016 1:08 am

MMA world reacts to the death of Kevin Randleman

The recent news of former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman passing away due to heart failure struck the MMA community out of nowhere. The 44-year-old MMA pioneer reportedly died of heart failure. According to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter, Randleman went to the hospital with pneumonia, but ultimately passed away due to heart failure. See how...

Feb 9, 2016 9:30 pm

WATCH! Confused Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller makes official fight announcement

It was announced earlier this week that MMA veteran Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller would be returning to MMA to fight former UFC fighter Luke Barnatt for the Venator FC middleweight championship in Italy on May 21st. In a recent periscope session, a very confused Mayhem Miller made the official fight announcement, in which he stated that...

Jan 29, 2016 7:35 am

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down Barnett vs. Rothwell

Ahead of this Saturday’s highly anticipated, high-stakes heavyweight fight between Josh Barnett and Ben Rothwell, UFC commentator Joe Rogan broke the bout down. Barnett is looking to build a 2-fight win streak, while Rothwell is looking to extend his win-streak to 4 and potentially get a title shot.

Jan 25, 2016 1:07 pm

Matt Brown and Demian Maia set to fight at UFC Fight Night in Brazil

UFC senior vice president Giovani Decker released news of an exciting welterweight match between two of the division’s top competitors. Matt Brown and Demian Maia are set to fight in Brazil at the UFC Fight Night event on May 14. Also scheduled on the Fight Night event in Brazil is a bout between two of...

Jan 9, 2016 12:37 pm

Exclusive Video | The first time Ronda Rousey met Josh Barnett and they nerd out…

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Dec 30, 2015 7:41 am

Rare Video: Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic Training with his Son?

Retired former  UFC fighter and K-1 Grand-Prix champion Mirko Filipovic fought his final fight at UFC Fight Night 64.   The contest with Gabriel Gonzaga ended in classic “Cro Cop” fashion with a finish extending his win streak to three before calling it quits. Filipovic (31-11-2-1 MMA) at 41 looks like he can easily go...

Dec 22, 2015 1:47 pm

How much has Junior dos Santos made in the UFC: Career UFC Earnings

Former champ Junior dos Santos recently fought Alistair Overeem and was devastated with huge shots that ended the contest in the 2nd round. Dos Santos has been in three battles with Cain Velasquez, went against the biggest one punch KO artists in Roy Nelson and MArk Hunt. With all the success that JDS has had...

Nov 27, 2015 8:52 am

PART 2! The MMA community celebrates Thanksgiving

Yesterday for Thanksgiving many fighters took the opportunity to gorge themselves on tons of food. On the other hand, many fighters had to abstain from feasting because they’re preparing to cut weight for upcoming fights. Check out part 2 of our ‘MMA community celebrates Thanksgiving’ compilation below, and be sure to check out part 1...

Oct 12, 2015 2:55 pm

Brendan Schaub releases statement on UFC retirement

Brendan Schaub hinted at it on a recent episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience”, but it looks like he just made it official: Schaub is hanging up the gloves for good. The heavy hitter first appeared on UFC television as a contestant for the tenth season of “The Ultimate Fighter”. Schaub was lumped in a...

Sep 30, 2015 12:02 am

UFC Fighters React To Jon Jones Getting 18 Months Probation

On Tuesday, former UFC light heavyweight fighter Jon Jones entered the court room and eventually left without any jail time. He plead guilty to the felony charge of fleeing the scene, but as part of a plea deal. The judge heard from Jones’ lawyer and from Jones himself, who apologized and asked for a shot...

Sep 25, 2015 8:39 pm

REPLAY! ‘UFC Fight Night: Japan’ Weigh-Ins

The UFC heads to Japan on Saturday night at UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Barnett. As the name suggests, in the main event the heavyweights will collide as Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson takes on Josh Barnett. In the night’s co-main event flashy striker Uriah Hall will take a huge leap up in competition and battle...

Sep 25, 2015 10:57 am

Josh Barnett: ‘I Gave Up Chasing Championships A Long Time Ago’

Ex-UFC champ Josh Barnett is set to collide with Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Japan event. Barnett is coming off of a loss to Travis Browne, all the way back in Dec. of 2013, where he was stopped with brutal elbows. Before that he was on a two fight win steak....