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Jul 12, 2016 9:22 am

Brock Lesnar “absolutely” open to rematch with Cain Velasquez

At UFC 200, both Brock Lesnar, and Cain Velasquez returned to the Octagon. For Lesnar, the return was a much more difficult one, with it being nearly 5 years since the former heavyweight champion stepped inside the Octagon. For Velasquez on the other hand, it was the first time he set foot inside the Octagon...

Jul 12, 2016 9:07 am

CM Punk blasts “p***y” athletes using PEDs

While CM Punk won’t make his UFC debut until September 10th at UFC 203, the former WWE champion has continued to make MMA headlines. In the wake of Jon Jones’ failed out-of-competition drug test that saw him pulled from UFC 200, CM Punk has some very harsh words regarding all professional athletes who use performance...

Jul 12, 2016 8:58 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt open to Brock Lesnar rematch

In the co-main event of UFC 200, former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returned to the Octagon after nearly a 5 year layoff. Lesnar successfully defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision, utilizing his wrestling to successfully take Hunt down several times in the fight. Following the fight, TMZ caught up with Mark Hunt to discuss the...

Jul 12, 2016 8:38 am

UFC 200 medical suspensions

Saturday night in Las Vegas, the historic UFC 200 event took place at the T-Mobile Arena. The event was a spectacular one, with Amanda Nunes pulling off the upset over Miesha Tate, Brock Lesnar triumphantly returning to the Octagon, and Jose Aldo being crowned the interim featherweight champion, to name just a few of the...


Jul 12, 2016 8:24 am

Robbie Lawler explains how UFC sale will affect him

With the UFC’s sale becoming official earlier this week, many are wondering how the fighters will be impacted by the change in ownership. While this is certainly a transition period, UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, who fights Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 on July 30th, doesn’t foresee the change in ownership having any sort of...

Jul 12, 2016 2:10 am

UFC President Dana White talks about how his job changes with the sale of the UFC

UFC President Dana White will no longer have his good friend and partner Lorenzo Fertitta by his side while working on anything UFC for much longer. With WME | IMG’s $4 billion purchase of the UFC from Zuffa, Fertitta will be stepping down as CEO and White will continue working as the UFC President and...

Jul 11, 2016 3:25 pm

Chael Sonnen claims Jon Jones tested positive for estrogen blockers

Devastating news shook the world of MMA when it was revealed that Jon Jones was flagged by USADA for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation just days ahead of his light heavyweight title fight against champion Daniel Cormier. Jones and his team arranged a press conference last Thursday to address the situation, but nothing has been...

Jul 11, 2016 2:49 pm

Jon Jones’ manager says Jones missed eight-figure payday from UFC 200

With USADA flagging Jon Jones for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, he was pulled from his title fight versus Daniel Cormier and missed out on his opportunity to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts. Jones tested positive for two banned substances and missed out not only on possibly putting an end to his rivalry with...

Jul 11, 2016 1:59 pm

Mark Hunt issues statement after being beaten by Brock Lesnar at UFC 200

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt wasn’t able to overcome Brock Lesnar in his return to the Octagon at UFC 200. Lesnar was able to implement his wrestling to repeatedly take Hunt to the ground and control him, delivering his signature ground and pound throughout the fight. Hunt took to Instagram on Monday to address fans and...

Jul 11, 2016 12:47 pm

New UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez roasts Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor

Eddie Alvarez made a big statement in his UFC lightweight championship performance last week, dismantling Rafael dos Anjos in the very first round. While speaking with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of “The MMA Hour,” Alvarez had some words for UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz who will be cashing in on another...

Jul 11, 2016 12:44 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘Oh you accidentally took an Advil that had steroids in it?’

UFC superstar Nate Diaz is very vocal about PED use in mixed martial arts. With the news of Jon Jones being flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for a potential Anti-Doping violation, the issue of steroids was brought up with Diaz in a recent interview on “The Buzzer.” “No one ever says what people get...

Jul 11, 2016 11:26 am

Frankie Edgar addresses his UFC 200 loss to Jose Aldo

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar suffered a unanimous decision loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 200 over the weekend in a fight that crowned Aldo with the UFC interim featherweight title. Edgar, who was coming off a hot five-fight win streak suffered his last loss to Aldo back in 2013. Edgar was confident going...

Jul 11, 2016 11:00 am

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller arrested again, allegedly spit in police officers face

Jason “Mayhem” Miller has made headlines once again for being arrested. The OC Register reported on Sunday that the former UFC fighter was arrested on “suspicion of assaulting a police officer – for spitting in the officer’s face – assault and battery, and public intoxication, authorities said.” At around 2 a.m. on Sunday, Miller was...

Jul 11, 2016 10:13 am

Zuffa emails fighters to address the sale of the UFC

On Monday, the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale, which UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon posted on twitter. The full statement from the UFC to the fighters read: Dear Athletes,...

Jul 11, 2016 9:52 am

Official statement released on the sale of the UFC to WME | IMG

On Monday, the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Full statement from the UFC: BEVERLY HILLS, CA (July 11, 2016) – WME | IMG today announced the acquisition of UFC, the world’s premier professional mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. A global leader...

Jul 11, 2016 1:10 am

Conor McGregor’s short statement on the sale of the UFC

Late Sunday, the big news of the sale of the UFC was released. UFC President Dana White acknowledged the sale to ESPN and said, “Sport is going to the next level.” UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor who recently commented on the sale of the UFC at the UFC 202 press conference reacted to the news...

Jul 11, 2016 12:46 am

UFC sold for $4 billion, Dana White says ‘Sport is going to the next level’

Late Sunday night, news of the sale of the UFC emerged once again and this time UFC President Dana White has acknowledged that the sale has taken place. KLAS reported that the new owners of the UFC include “WME (William Morris Endeavor), the internationally known talent agency, IMG (International Management Group) a global sports and...

Jul 10, 2016 3:01 pm

Photo | Nate Diaz: Don’t get it twisted I am a lightweight

UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz was not very happy to see a poster which advertised him as being a welterweight fighter. Nate posted the following photo on his Instagram stating that he is actually a lightweight. Welterweight? I been a lightweight the whole time all the sudden? #dontgetittwisted 👊🏽🖕🏼 A photo posted by natediaz209 (@natediaz209)...

Jul 10, 2016 1:31 pm

Donald Cerrone: ‘DC’ fought like a f*g against Anderson Silva

UFC lightweight and welterweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was not impressed with Daniel Cormier’s UFC 200 performance against Anderson Silva. “Cowboy” took part in a special Fan Expo Q&A with CM Punk dubbed “UFC 200 Aftermath” where he trashed “DC” for his performance. Here is what Cerrone and Punk had to say as transcribed by...

Jul 9, 2016 11:43 pm

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez vs. Travis Browne (highlights)

The main card of UFC 200 kicked off with a bang as former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez returned to the Octagon for the first time since losing the title to Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez looked incredibly comfortable in the fight, knocking out Travis Browne in the very first round, and even connecting with a beautiful wheel...

Jul 9, 2016 11:33 pm

VIDEO | Dana White announces Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson

Following a historic night of fights at UFC 200, UFC President Dana White revealed on Fox Sports that Michael Bisping would fight Dan Henderson for his first middleweight title defense. White gave no immediate word on when the bout would take place, however he did reveal that the UFC is looking into setting up the...

Jul 9, 2016 11:27 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier (highlights)

It was an emotional rollercoaster of a week for Daniel Cormier, who went from fighting Jon Jones for the light heavyweight championship, to fighting Anderson Silva in a 3 round non-main event fight. Cormier won the fight in convincing fashion, taking Anderson Silva down numerous times throughout the fight, and maintaining control on the ground....

Jul 9, 2016 11:23 pm

UFC 200 Bonus Report

UFC 200 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 200 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 200’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Amanda Nunes for her...

Jul 9, 2016 11:11 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt (highlights)

In the co-main event of UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar stepped into the Octagon for the first time in 5 years to fight #8 ranked heavyweight Mark Hunt. Lesnar utilized his wrestling to control the fight, earning himself a unanimous decision win in impressive fashion. See the highlights from the fight above!

Jul 9, 2016 11:01 pm

VIDEO | Amanda Nunes vs. Miesha Tate (highlights)

In the main event of UFC 200, Amanda Nunes shocked the world as she defeated Miesha Tate to win the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Tunes rocked Tate early on in the fight with big blows before proceeding to submit the champ with a rear naked choke. In the video above you can see both women...

Jul 9, 2016 10:42 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor intensely watching Frankie Edgar fight

On the main card of UFC 200, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar squared off in a highly anticipated rematch for the interim featherweight championship, with the winner getting a crack at Conor McGregor. Aldo got the better of Edgar, winning the fight via unanimous decision, and earning himself a rematch with Conor McGregor. After the...