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May 2, 2017 2:19 pm

Yoel Romero confirms that he will only fight Anderson Silva for interim title

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva is possibly be on the verge of retiring and walking away from the UFC Octagon. An obviously upset and frustrated Silva vented his feelings to Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour, stating that he desperately wants to fight in his home country of Brazil at UFC...

May 2, 2017 2:13 pm

UFC 211 confirms two more bouts less than two weeks out from Dallas event

UFC 211 takes place on May 13 as the heavyweight title fight between champion Stipe Miocic and Junior dos Santos will headline the card taking place in Dallas, Texas. Miocic will look to defend his title and avenge a 2014 loss to dos Santos while “Cigano” will look to get back the heavyweight crown. MMA...

May 2, 2017 2:10 pm

Lyoto Machida promises return “soon” following suspension

Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida has been serving an eighteen month suspension from MMA from USADA after admitting to taking a substance which was banned by USADA. Machida disclosed his usage of the substance prior to a fight with Dan Henderson just over a year ago, and was subsequently handed an eighteen month suspension. With...

May 2, 2017 2:00 pm

Muay Thai Champ Nonthachai Sit-O and His Inspirational Story of Failure and Success

This article/video was first published on Evolve MMA. There are many inspirational tales in martial arts. Stories of valor and bravery, overcoming defeat and turning it into triumph — this is what martial arts is all about. Martial arts teaches the values of respect and honor, and it also teaches perseverance. Perseverance is when one...

May 2, 2017 1:43 pm

PHOTO | Urijah Faber loses bet, gets a mohawk

MMA veteran Urijah Faber recently retired from MMA following his unanimous decision win over Brad Pickett in December of 2016. While Faber competed in a grappling match following his retirement from MMA. More recently, the former WEC champion has been enjoying retirement following his stint coaching alongside his protege Cody Garbrandt on TUF Redemption. According...

May 2, 2017 12:47 pm

VIDEO | UFC 211 Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2: Extended Preview

The next UFC event on the horizon is UFC 211, a stacked pay-per-view card scheduled for May 13 in Dallas, Texas. The card will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between reigning, defending champion Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior Dos Santos. The co-headliner, meanwhile, will see dominant strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk attempt to...

May 2, 2017 12:11 pm

Olympic boxer giving Conor McGregor zero shot against Floyd Mayweather

At one point in time, The Blackzilians in Coconut Creek, Florida, was home to some of the top MMA talent in the UFC. Now, with a team that is admittedly splintered, 1996 Olympic Boxer Antonio Tarver has stepped in as the head striking coach of the fragmented team. Throughout the course of his nearly twenty...

May 2, 2017 10:42 am

Artem Lobov calls out next opponent following Cub Swanson loss

Last month, SBG Ireland’s very own Artem Lobov stepped into the Octagon for the biggest fight of his career as he fought #4 ranked featherweight Cub Swanson in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’. Prior to the fight, Swanson went as far as to say that Lobov didn’t belong in the UFC. Following...

May 2, 2017 9:51 am

Dominick Cruz explains why Cody Garbrandt will defeat TJ Dillashaw

This July, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will step into the Octagon against his former teammate, former bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213. Prior to the pair fighting, they have coached opposite one another on The Ultimate Fighter, where they engaged in several heated exchanges, the most noteworthy saw Garbrandt choke his former teammate....

May 2, 2017 8:44 am

Michael Bisping: ‘Conor McGregor is Jesus, I’m the devil’

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has been on the receiving end of quite a bit of criticism over the course of the last six months. After Bisping won the title by knocking out Luke Rockhold in June of 2016, the newly crowned middleweight champ stepped into the Octagon to defend his middleweight title for the...

May 2, 2017 7:51 am

VIDEO | Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko highlights get the Rocky treatment

Over the weekend, Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko co-authored an instant classic, thrilling a whopping 90,000 onlookers inside London’s Wembley Stadium with a wild, back-and-forth war. Though the first four rounds of this fight were somewhat conservative, Joshua roared into offensive mode in the fifth, battering his decorated foe and dropping him early in the...

May 2, 2017 6:36 am

Jake Ellenberger doesn’t want to end his career with KO loss to Mike Perry

If you watched UFC Fight Night 108, which went down in Nashville, Tennessee in late April, you watched Jake Ellenberger get cut down by a blistering Mike Perry elbow. Ellenberger’s knockout loss to Perry was brutal enough that it caused many members of the MMA community to suggest it might be time for him to...

May 2, 2017 5:52 am

Coach would let Chuck Liddell make a comeback, but only against the right opponent

Chuck Liddell is in incredible shape. No, really. Despite the fact that he’s been retired for years, the light heavyweight legend is absolutely rippling with muscle. In fact, it’s possible that he looks better than he did for much of his fighting career. All the proof you need of this claim can be found in...

May 1, 2017 1:17 pm

Fertitta brothers launch new business venture following $4 billion sale of the UFC

What comes next after selling one of your companies for $4 billion? It looks like Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta are off to make even more money with the launch of their new business venture, Fertitta Capital. According to a press release that came out on Monday, “Fertitta Capital, a private investment firm, today announced its...

May 1, 2017 12:46 pm

BREAKING | Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Megan Anderson agree to July showdown

The UFC women’s featherweight division is in disarray. Since winning the inaugural title with a controversial January decision over Holly Holm, reigning champ Germaine de Randamie has been something of a ghost, revealing little in the way of information as to when or who she might fight next. At the same time, former Invicta champion Cris...

May 1, 2017 12:25 pm

VIDEO | Diaz brothers and Gilbert Melendez join Anthony Bourdain for Parts Unknown

Just when you think Anthony Bourdain and his “Parts Unknown” CNN series couldn’t get any better, think again. Bourdain, who has fallen in love with Brazilian jiu-jitsu, spiced up the recipe for his show by bringing in Nick and Nate Diaz along with their friend and longtime training partner Gilbert Melendez. The UFC stars added...

May 1, 2017 10:50 am

Vitor Belfort confirms his retirement fight will take place at UFC 212

Vitor Belfort first fought in the UFC back in 1997 making his debut for the organization when he was 19-years-old. Fast-forward 20 years later to 2017 and “The Phenom” says he will be hanging his gloves up after his next fight at UFC 212 in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Although no official...

May 1, 2017 10:49 am

Dominick Cruz makes his pick for Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw fight

This July 8, when the UFC takes over Las Vegas with UFC 213, bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will attempt to defend his title against a former champion – and former teammate – in TJ Dillashaw. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, another former champion in Dominick Cruz gave his take on this upcoming battle....

May 1, 2017 9:53 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant criticized by fellow fighters for sultry self-made Reebok promo

Over the weekend, fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant took to Snapchat to share an undeniably sultry self-made promo video for Reebok’s new line of black and white workout apparel. While this video left many of VanZant’s fans drooling, its provocative tone also generated significant criticism from her peers. See below for VanZant’s video (which...