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Jul 12, 2016 10:21 am

“Grateful” Jon Jones returns to Albuquerque, posts message of positivity

With just two days to go until UFC 200, former UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Jones appeared at a press conference, where he addressed the situation and fielded questions from media members regarding the potential violation. During the course of the presser,...

Jul 12, 2016 10:14 am

UFC 200 rankings update

This past weekend, the UFC held its 200th Pay-Per View event. The historic UFC 200 event went down at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and played host to a number of incredible bouts. Understandably so, the fights shook up the UFC’s official rankings. In addition, Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 for his...

Jul 12, 2016 9:58 am

PHOTO | Newly crowned champion Amanda Nunes sleeps with UFC belt

Saturday night in Las Vegas, Amanda Nunes and Miesha Tate stepped in the Octagon to square off in the UFC 200 headlining bout. Nunes went on to shock the world as she rocked Tate in the first round, and then proceeded to submit the champ to win the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. The newly crowned...

Jul 12, 2016 9:43 am

UFC founder Rorion Gracie on UFC sale: ‘I may have done the same thing’

In the wake of the biggest event in the history of the UFC this past weekend at UFC 200, it was announced that the UFC had been sold to WME-IMG for $4 billion. Understandably so, the MMA community went wild reacting to the news of the promotions sale. In the wake of the news, UFC...


Jul 12, 2016 9:30 am

VIDEO | Fan attempts to show Cain Velasquez spinning back kick

At UFC 200 this past weekend, Cain Velasquez made his triumphant return to the Octagon. The fight was Velasquez’ first since losing his heavyweight championship to Fabricio Werdum last year. During the historic UFC 200 card, Velasquez knocked out Travis Browne in the first round of their pivotal heavyweight scrap. One of the most memorable...

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...