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Jan 3, 2017 11:22 am

VIDEO | This Day In History: Cody Garbrandt makes his UFC debut

Cody Garbrandt has done what most UFC fighters can only dream of. “No Love” impressively made his debut in the UFC and became a UFC champion in less than two years. On this day in 2015, Garbrandt entered the Octagon for the first time and faced Marcus Brimage at UFC 182. “No Love” put on...

Jan 3, 2017 10:49 am

Cody Garbrandt’s coach discusses first potential title defense

To close out 2016, undefeated Team Alpha Male prospect Cody Garbrandt put on the performance of a lifetime as he not only defeated former bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz, but picked ‘The Dominator’ apart over the course of five rounds, even rocking Cruz several times throughout the fight. Leading up to the fight, Garbrandt stated several...


Jan 3, 2017 10:29 am

Freddie Roach: Ronda Rousey should retire

This past weekend at UFC 207, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made her return to the Octagon for the first time since suffering the first loss of her career at the hands of Holly Holm over a year ago. Unfortunately for Rousey, her return didn’t go as planned. While leading up to the...

Jan 3, 2017 9:43 am

UFC rankings update: Cody Garbrandt steals spot on pound-for-pound list

With title fights in two divisions, and appearances from a handful of ranked fighters, UFC 207 was a big card for the official UFC rankings. Now that the card is in the rear view mirror, the promotion has updated its rankings, and there has been significant movement in several divisions. Perhaps the most notable change...

Jan 3, 2017 9:08 am

“No concern” about Ronda Rousey having suicidal thoughts post-UFC 207

Following Ronda Rousey’s UFC 193 loss to Holly Holm in November of 2015, the former champ was very open about her thoughts of suicide backstage immediately following the loss. Several months following the loss, Rousey joined Ellen DeGeneres on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ to discuss he suicidal thoughts post-fight, saying: “Honestly, my thought, I was...

Jan 3, 2017 8:22 am

Dana White recalls consoling Ronda Rousey after UFC 207 loss

This past weekend, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made her highly anticipated return to the Octagon after over a year away from the cage. The return was a very short lived one as Rousey was tagged in the opening moments of the fight before ultimately being stopped just 48 seconds into the fight...

Jan 3, 2017 6:44 am

Amanda Nunes and Cat Zingano trade barbs on social media

On Friday night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 207, Amanda Nunes made her first successful defense of the bantamweight title she won from Miesha Tate in July. She did so with a 48-second mauling of women’s MMA trailblazer Ronda Rousey. With a firm grip on the UFC women’s bantamweight title, Nunes finds...

Jan 3, 2017 6:13 am

Tony Ferguson turns down Khabib Nurmagomedov’s $200K offer

With lightweight champion Conor McGregor currently taking a break from competition, the lightweight limelight is shining on two men. Those two men are undefeated Dagestan native Khabib Nurmagomedov, and streaking Californian Tony Ferguson. The two talented lightweights have long been rumored to fight while McGregor takes his hiatus – perhaps even for an interim title....

Jan 3, 2017 5:47 am

Rousey’s nutrition coach says it’s “50-50” she returns to the Octagon

On Friday night, MMA nutritionist Mike Dolce watched his star client get thrashed in a mere 48 seconds. We’re talking, of course, about Ronda Rousey, who was dominated by women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in her long-awaited comeback fight. The beatdown occurred in the main event of UFC 207. Given that the once dominant Rousey...

Jan 2, 2017 1:49 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan and crew discuss Ronda Rousey’s fight against Amanda Nunes

Ronda Rousey, the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion suffered the second defeat in her professional mixed martial arts career on Friday night against the current champion Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 207. Rousey, who had her dominant reign as the champion returned to the Octagon after taking over a year off since...

Jan 2, 2017 1:25 pm

Dominick Cruz on fight against Cody Garbrandt: ‘I’ll take my loss like a man’

The elusive style of now former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz was figured out by Cody Garbrandt at UFC 207 on Friday. Garbrandt was able to get the better of the exchanges over the five-round championship fight and became the undisputed champion of the men’s 135-pound division with a unanimous decision win. Following just the...

Jan 2, 2017 1:02 pm

VIDEO | BTS footage with Cody Garbrandt and Team Alpha Male following UFC 207 win

It was a night of celebration as Team Alpha Male’s Cody Garbrandt was crowned the new UFC bantamweight champion on Friday night. Garbrandt put on a brilliant performance against Dominick Cruz to take the title from “The Dominator” in their five-round championship bout. Garbrandt ended up winning a unanimous decision over Cruz, who suffered just...

Jan 2, 2017 12:31 pm

Tony Ferguson explains why he wants more money: I have a contract but I’ve outperformed that contract

With champion Conor McGregor currently enjoying a break from competition, the biggest story in the lightweight division is the ongoing rivalry between top contenders Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov, and their long-rumored interim title fight. Unfortunately, negotiations for this highly hyped showdown have recently reached a standstill, as Ferguson has said he won’t accept the...

Jan 2, 2017 11:36 am

After UFC 207 title win, Cody Garbrandt targets “money fight” with Jose Aldo

Last Friday, in the co-main event of UFC 207, Cody Garbrandt put forth a masterful performance, swiping the bantamweight title from the waist of Dominick Cruz with a clear-cut unanimous decision win. With this win, logic would suggest that Garbrandt will now set his sights on top contender TJ Dillashaw, or even on a rematch with...

Jan 2, 2017 9:51 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov offers to pay Tony Ferguson to accept fight

With UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor currently taking a hiatus from competition to father his first child, the lightweight limelight is shining on two men: Dagestan’s Khabib Nurmagomedov, and California’s Tony Ferguson. Under normal circumstances, either man could easily be argued to be deserving of the next shot at the lightweight title. Because the champion is...

Jan 2, 2017 9:48 am

VIDEO | Amanda Nunes on Ronda Rousey: She can’t take the hits anymore

Amanda Nunes proved to be a force to be reckoned with in her first UFC women’s bantamweight title defense. Nunes destroyed former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, needing just 48 seconds to end the fight by TKO. Nunes served Rousey the second loss of her professional MMA career and is now on a two-fight losing...

Jan 2, 2017 8:09 am

Junior dos Santos explains why he’s fighting Stefan Struve in February

With a tough 2-3 record in his last 5 fights, former UFC heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos entered his April showdown with Ben Rothwell in dire need of a win. Luckily for the Brazilian and his many fans, he was able to produce that win, bludgeoning his dangerous foe to a sound, unanimous decision. Regrettably,...

Jan 2, 2017 5:50 am

New champ Cody Garbrandt fires back at TJ Dillashaw

Last Friday, in the co-main event of UFC 207, undefeated 25-year-old Cody Garbrandt delivered a shocking upset, capturing a unanimous decision over Dominick Cruz to win the UFC bantamweight crown. As the new champion, Garbrandt must now set his sights on the many dangerous contenders in the bantamweight division – none of whom are more...

Jan 1, 2017 4:33 pm

Bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt discusses his UFC 207 win over Dominick Cruz

Last Friday, in the co-main event of UFC 207, undefeated 25-year-old Cody Garbrandt picked up one of the biggest upsets of 2016 by capturing a unanimous decision win from dominant bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. In the moments after this win, the new champ sat down for a post-fight press conference with the media. According to Garbrandt,...

Jan 1, 2017 4:11 pm

VIDEO | Jon Fitch hints at retirement, cites “funny reading” on brain MRI

Jon Fitch Post Fight Interview #WSOFNYE pic.twitter.com/xyyLWBdp19 — #WSOFNYC (@MMAWorldSeries) December 31, 2016 On New Years Eve, World Series of Fighting (WSOF) made their debut in New York City with WSOF 34. Though the card didn’t generate quite the same buzz as the UFC’s November debut in the city, it was a big one all...