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Apr 3, 2017 5:11 pm

Stephen Thompson explains why he is not interested in fighting Gunnar Nelson next

Stephen Thompson explains why he is not interested in fighting Gunnar Nelson next Two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson underwent successful knee surgery last month and is hoping to return to the octagon this September. Although he is currently on the shelf, that hasn’t stopped fellow fighters from calling out Thompson for a...

Apr 3, 2017 3:55 pm

Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone set for July in Las Vegas

Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone set for July in Las Vegas! A key welterweight scrap will take place this July in Las Vegas as ESPN’s Brett Okamoto just announced that former UFC welterweight title holder “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler will return to action against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 213. BREAKING: Per @danawhite, @Ruthless_RL vs. @Cowboycerrone...

Apr 3, 2017 2:04 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov on UFC 209 hospitalization: ‘I feel I almost died’

Many fans were upset when they heard the news that the UFC 209 interim lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled a day before the fight was supposed to take place. Numagodemov was admitted into a Las Vegas hospital hours before the weigh-ins were set to take place. According to the...

Apr 3, 2017 1:08 pm

Breakdown: Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor’s height, weight, and reach

“A lot of things make this fight intriguing but the reality is this — anybody who has ever seen Floyd Mayweather, he’s this big. Conor McGregor is huge.” This is what UFC President Dana White told FOX Sports about the size difference between undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. Here...

Apr 3, 2017 11:51 am

Stephen Thompson eyes September return, has three opponents in mind

Last month, in the main event of UFC 209, Stephen Thompson – who fights under the nickname “Wonderboy” – came up short in his second bid to swipe the UFC welterweight title from champion Tyron Woodley. Though he was not without his moments in the fight, he ultimately surrendered a majority decision to the champ. On...

Apr 3, 2017 10:52 am

Report: Viacom tells Bellator officials to ‘sign every single big name out there’

The last 12 months have been massive ones for Bellator. To recount, the number-two MMA promotion has picked up notable free agents such as: former UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson, former UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis, former UFC heavyweight contender Matt Mitrione, heavyweight veteran Sergei Kharitonov, former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald, Pride legend Wanderlei...

Apr 3, 2017 10:04 am

VIDEO | Fighter fixes his opponent’s dislocated shoulder mid-fight

MMA is a beautiful sport, but it can also be a dangerous one. Any long-time fan of the sport has witnessed dozens of gruesome injuries, ranging from nasty cuts, to broken legs, to busted toes and even fractured skulls. This, of course, is why ringside physicians and referees are so crucial to our sport. Their...

Apr 3, 2017 8:54 am

BJ Penn discusses Conor McGregor’s chances against Floyd Mayweather

There is currently no bigger story in the world of combat sports than that of Conor McGregor‘s plans to challenge undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring. While this fight’s fruition is still far from a certainty, many members of the combat sports world are chiming in, giving their opinions on it. The...

Apr 3, 2017 7:37 am

Former champ Rafael Dos Anjos to make welterweight debut at UFC Singapore this June

Earlier this year, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos announced his intention to move up to the welterweight division. The former champ cited an increasingly difficult cut to the lightweight division’s 155-pound cap as the reason for this move. “I reached the top of [lightweight],” he said in a Tweet. “It’s been a hard...

Apr 3, 2017 7:17 am

VIDEO | Snoop Dogg admires the “cold technique” of UFC 210’s Daniel Cormier

Not long ago, a video of rap legend Snoop Dogg narrating Khabib Nurmagomedov’s destruction of Michael Johnson went viral on the Internet. Shortly after this sensational video hit the World Wide Web, the ever-savvy folks in the UFC marketing department linked up with Snoop, and enlisted him to do some more narration work. Snoop’s latest...

Apr 3, 2017 6:30 am

VIDEO | Kick off fight week with Countdown to UFC 210

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. In UFC 210’s main event, we’ll see UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempt to defend his title against absurdly powerful challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. This undeniably competitive title fight will be a rematch of an exciting 2014 affair, which saw...

Apr 2, 2017 1:01 pm

UFC 211 Fight Card and Rumors

The octagon will return to Dallas, Texas on May 13 for UFC 211. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champ Stipe Miocic taking on former title holder Junior dos Santos. Miocic and dos Santos first met in December of 2014 with the Brazilian emerging victorious via unanimous decision...

Apr 2, 2017 12:37 pm

UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2 Fight Card and Start Time

The octagon will return to Buffalo on April 8 for UFC 210, a pay-per-view event headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champion Daniel Cormier taking on top division contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Cormier and Johnson first met at UFC 187 in 2015, where Cormier was able to weather some early adversity...

Apr 2, 2017 12:23 pm

Chris Weidman: “Conor McGregor’s going to have Floyd Mayweather’s head spinning”

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is 100% certain that a boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is going to happen. “So Mayweather and McGregor is going to happen. 100 percent. That’s a fact,” Weidman told Mike ‘Gunz’ Gunzelman in a recent interview (as transcribed by MMAMania. “I was just like everybody else....

Apr 2, 2017 11:33 am

VIDEO | BJJ whiz Mackenzie Dern gets tapped out in Rio de Janeiro

Mackenzie Dern is one of the most recognizable names in grappling. Having gone 3-0 in MMA – including a 2016 Submission of the Year contender over Montana Stewart – she’s also becoming one of the biggest names in women’s mixed martial arts. Unfortunately, Dern had a bit of a rough night in Rio De Janeiro,...

Apr 2, 2017 10:37 am

UFC 210 odds update: Cormier and ‘Rumble’ dead-even heading into fight week

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. In the main event of the UFC’s anticipated Buffalo debut, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will attempt to defend his throne opposite torpedo-fisted challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. This bout will mark a rematch of a fun 2014 scrap, which saw Cormier...

Apr 2, 2017 9:29 am

Bas Rutten on Germaine de Randamie: She can hang with “Cyborg”

Though nothing is confirmed just yet, it’s very possible that new UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie’s first title defense could be against destructive MMA superstar Cris “Cyborg” Justino. If this is indeed the way things unfold, De Randamie will likely enter the fight as a substantial underdog. According to beloved  MMA veteran Bas...

Apr 2, 2017 8:43 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov: UFC 209 withdrawal was “100% my fault”

Back in early March, in the co-main event of UFC 209, undefeated lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov was expected to take on streaking rival Tony Ferguson for the UFC interim lightweight title. Regrettably, Nurmagomedov was forced out of this contest at the last minute, as he was hospitalized due to complications resulting from his weight cut....

Apr 2, 2017 6:17 am

VIDEO | Dylan Andrews scores a thunderous KO over fellow UFC veteran

LAWD. Dylan Andrews brutally KO's Papy Abedi at Superior Challenge 15 today. This was a rematch of their UFC fight from 2013. pic.twitter.com/fgtxak5iNg — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) April 2, 2017 Over the weekend, Sweden’s Superior Challenge hosted its 15th card. In the main event of this card, which emanated from beautiful Stockholm, Sweden, we saw two...

Apr 1, 2017 8:29 pm

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier is jacked ahead of UFC 210 rematch with Anthony Johnson

Daniel Cormier is jacked ahead of UFC 210 rematch with Anthony Johnson! Next weekend the octagon will invade Buffalo, New York for UFC 210. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch between current division title holder Daniel Cormier and top contender Anthony Johnson. “DC” and “Rumble” first met at UFC...

Apr 1, 2017 2:34 pm

Scott Coker weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Throughout the course of 2017, boxing icon Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor have continued to be linked to a boxing match. While conflicting reports have continued to emerge on the matter, McGregor recently informed media members at a boxing event at the Madison Square Garden that a fight was “very close” to being...

Apr 1, 2017 1:25 pm

VIDEO | UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby breaks down UFC 210 fights

UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby has earned the reputation as the best matchmaker in MMA. Ahead of April 8th’s light heavyweight showdown between UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson, Shelby sat down with UFC correspondent Megan Olivi to break down the fight, as well as several other high-profile...

Apr 1, 2017 1:04 pm

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is “always” around a title fight

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has certainly had a long and storied rivalry with current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The pair’s rivalry began several years ago, and escalated to an all new level when the pair were involved in their infamous press conference brawl. While the pair have been scheduled to fight...