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May 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ visits cancer patients and donates blood in Curitiba, Brazil

Invicta featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ made sure to give back to her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil following her successful UFC debut at UFC 198. ‘Cyborg,’ who picked up a first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith at UFC 198 visited the Hospital Nossa Senhora Das Gracas in Curitiba while she was back in her hometown. Cyborg...

May 24, 2016 10:31 am

Chael Sonnen wants 3rd fight with Anderson Silva?

While Chael Sonnen has continually shut down rumors of a return to MMA in July once his suspension is up, that hasn’t stopped the former title challenger from weighing in on the current state of the UFC’s middleweight division. Sonnen spoke on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, where he said the current UFC...

May 24, 2016 9:49 am

Chael Sonnen would “love to kick Georges’ a**”

While Chael Sonnen has remained adamant in regards to his retirement from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, many believe that Sonnen will return to the Octagon once his suspension is up in July of 2016. Given when his suspension will be up, many believe that Sonnen could be making his return to MMA at...

May 22, 2016 9:13 am

Cris Cyborg wants a boxing fight on the same card as ‘McGregor vs. Mayweather’

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made a statement in her UFC debut earlier this month at UFC 198 when she defeated Leslie Smith via TKO in the very first-round. The feared Brazilian striker has heard the rumors about a possible boxing match between retired champion Floyd Mayweather and current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor....


May 19, 2016 11:06 am

Holly Holm explains turning down Cyborg fight, now welcomes catchweight bout

Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm admits that she did turn down the offer to welcome Cris Cyborg to the Octagon in her UFC debut. Holm has her reason, after getting her belt taken from her in the very last round of her championship fight against Miesha Tate at UFC 196. “I’m not even stuck...

May 17, 2016 10:33 am

Surprising odds released for Cris Cyborg bouts versus Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate

Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend with a successful finish of Leslie Smith in the first round. Cyborg’s only UFC fight was at a 140 pound catchweight, which isn’t typical in the UFC. However, oddsmakers did release odds for Cyborg in fights against Ronda Rousey and...

May 17, 2016 10:00 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg calls out Ronda Rousey

This past weekend Cris Cyborg made her successful UFC debut as she TKOd Leslie Smith in the first round of their UFC 198 scrap. Although the fight took place at 140 pounds, Cyborg has her eyes set on a fight with Ronda Rousey. Rousey on the other hand has been filming movies, and has yet...

May 13, 2016 1:13 am

VIDEO | Leslie Smith opens up and talks about an MMA fighter’s association

“Nobody wants to get on the bad side of the UFC,” said Leslie Smith regarding fighter pay and an MMA fighter’s association while talking with the MMA Fighting in Curitiba, Brazil ahead of UFC 198. Smith will welcome Cris Cyborg in her UFC debut in a 140 pound catchweight fight. Cyborg is the 145 pound...

May 12, 2016 10:06 am

Frank Mir’s ‘B Sample’ tests positive

Back in March, Mark Hunt picked up yet another walk-off KO as he defeated Frank Mir in the first round of their ‘UFC FN: Sydney’ main event scrap. After the bout, news surfaced that Mir had failed a drug test that was taken after his loss to Hunt. Mir adamantly denied that he took any...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

May 10, 2016 2:19 am

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw training with Georges St-Pierre at Tristar

Former Team Alpha Male all star TJ Dillashaw has been in Canada getting some training in with Georges St-Pierre and Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. After a great training at @tristargym today with @TJDillashaw and @Firas_Zahabi! pic.twitter.com/S1jMDe68eL — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 9, 2016 According to Ariel Helwani, he was told that Dillashaw is training...

May 2, 2016 1:32 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz tribute – I’m Not Surprised

Fans who were anxiously awaiting to see star UFC fighter Nate Diaz take on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in their immediate non-title welterweight rematch at UFC 200 will have to wait. With the UFC pulling McGregor off the card for his refusal to take part in the media obligations to promote the fight, Nate...

Apr 23, 2016 11:25 pm

Fighters react to Jon Jones successful return to the Octagon

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon as he defeated Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones was extremely critical of his performance, he is now the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, and will face Daniel Cormier...

Apr 19, 2016 4:32 pm

Pros react to Conor McGregor’s retirement

Conor McGregor shocked the MMA Universe earlier today when he took to Twitter to announce his retirement from the sport. The current UFC featherweight champion was supposed to rematch Nate Diaz in the headlining bout of UFC 200 this July in Las Vegas. The UFC has yet to release a statement on McGregor’s retirement, but...

Apr 19, 2016 1:15 pm

Nate Diaz has surprising reaction to the news of Conor McGregor retiring

UFC 200 could be taking a wild turn and surely UFC President Dana White is getting more people reaching out to him more than ever right now. On Tuesday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor announced on Twitter that he has “decided to retire young.” Nate Diaz handed Conor McGregor his first defeat in the UFC...

Apr 12, 2016 8:46 am

Rashad Evans sounds off on Jon Jones’ legal troubles

At one point in time, Rashad Evans and Jon Jones considered each other brothers during their time training at the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. The two vowed to never fight each other, however after a falling out, they ultimately fought at UFC 145, where Jones picked up a unanimous decision win. Fortunately,...

Apr 11, 2016 11:30 am

VIDEO | See the overwhelming power of Darrell Horcher, short-notice opponent for Khabib Nurmagomedov

12-1 #1 lightweight regionally for a reason. #callmedana #amtrakked @danawhite @BryanHamper @BrianButler_Au pic.twitter.com/1pe29VpomD — Darrell Horcher (@HorcherMMA) April 4, 2016 The UFC surprised a lot of people when they announced Khabib Nurmagomedov’s short-notice opponent for UFC on FOX 19 after Nurmagomedov’s originally scheduled opponent Tony Ferguson had to withdraw due to injury. 12-1 reigning CFCC...

Mar 26, 2016 9:15 pm

Nate Diaz questions the legitimacy of Conor McGregor’s trash talk

While Conor McGregor has earned the reputation as an expert at mental warfare, Nate Diaz believed that quite a bit of McGregor’s insults prior to their UFC 196 welterweight scrap were scripted. McGregor repeatedly called out Diaz for ‘teaching Sunday morning kid’s Jiu-Jitsu’ and ‘going on bike rides with the elderly’. Diaz spoke on Fox...

Mar 26, 2016 8:53 am

Mark Hunt eyes top 5 opponent following win over Frank Mir

This past weekend in Brisbane, Mark Hunt picked up yet another spectacular walk-off KO as he knocked out Frank Mir in the first round of their main event scrap. Following the win, Hunt is looking for a quick turnaround as he looks to build on his 2-fight win streak. While most fighters are methodical in...

Mar 19, 2016 10:25 am

Miesha Tate open to fight with Cris Cyborg

There have always been talks of Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg eventually making her UFC debut. Despite that, UFC President Dana White remained adamant that Cyborg will never fight under the UFC banner. Recently however, a report emerged which shed light on the possibility of Cyborg fighting on the UFC 198 card in Curitiba Brazil....

Mar 17, 2016 1:02 pm

Tim Kennedy goes on twitter rant following reports of Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall

Tim Kennedy has not fought in the UFC since a controversial loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178, which took place back in September 2014. However, the UFC middleweight veteran has recently been campaigning for a fight with Anderson Silva and was emotional to say the least when he heard reports of Silva fighting Uriah...

Mar 12, 2016 9:59 pm

Mark Hunt posts hilarious video ahead of UFN 85 fight with Frank Mir

UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt will return to the octagon in the headlining bout of next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 85 card in Brisbane, Australia, when he squares off with former title holder Frank Mir. The “Super Samoan” is best known for his devastating one-punch knockouts inside the octagon, but he also has a lighter...

Mar 8, 2016 8:48 am

Chael Sonnen compares Conor McGregor to Mike Tyson in Evander Holyfield fight

In the main event of UFC 196 this past Saturday, fans saw Conor McGregor lose for the first time under the UFC banner, ending his 15 fight win streak. Of course, the bout took place at welterweight, 25 pounds higher than featherweight, where McGregor reigns champion. With that being said, former UFC title challenger Chael...

Feb 11, 2016 8:26 am

Ken Shamrock’s 23-year long quest for revenge

At UFC 1 back on November 12th 1993, Ken Shamrock was submitted by Royce Gracie in the semifinals of the tournament. When the two had their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 5, the fighters continued for over half an hour until the fight was declared a draw. Now, 23 years later Shamrock will get a...

Jan 5, 2016 10:08 am

WATCH! Daniel Cormier draining 3’s, enjoying time off

" what have I been doing during my time off?………ballin!#dcknowssports #athlete #anythingcompetitive #anytime DC Posted by Daniel Cormier on Monday, January 4, 2016 Daniel Cormier had a very busy 2015. ‘DC’ kicked off 2015 by fighting Jon Jones for the light heavyweight championship in a highly anticipated grudge match which he lost. Following that he...

Jan 2, 2016 11:40 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor ’13 Seconds’ beer sold in Dublin

Conor Mcgregor’s 13 second KO win over Jose Aldo last month at UFC 194 was arguably the highlight of an action packed 2015. The win was so impressive that it earned McGregor his own beer in Dublin. 2015 was the year of Conor McGregor. He even has his own beer, inspired by his blink-and-you-miss-it title...

Dec 8, 2015 3:54 pm

Tyson Fury slams McGregor for copying him

At first glance, there isn’t much that Tyson Fury and Conor McGregor have in common. However according to Tyson Fury, McGregor has been copying him for quite some time, and not just when it comes to fighting. He spoke on The MMA Hour: “I am familiar with a man named Conor McGregor. I think he...

Nov 24, 2015 4:51 pm

Holm wouldn’t back down from Cyborg superfight

When Holly Holm defeated Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, many fans hopes for a potential Rousey vs. Cyborg superfight went right out the window. However, with how impressive of a performance Holm put on at UFC 193, many fans began talking about a potential Holm vs. Cyborg superfight. The way Mike Winkeljohn tells it, Holm...