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Jul 2, 2017 1:51 pm

Edson Barboza is down to fight Kevin Lee

Late last month, in the main event of the UFC’s exciting stop in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Kevin Lee scored an impressive – though somewhat controversial – first-round submission win over top-10 lightweight Michael Chiesa. This win set the 24-year-old Lee up for more big tests in the stacked UFC lightweight division, and post-fight, he made...

Jul 2, 2017 1:05 pm

Alistair Overeem will be “challenging” Stipe Miocic with win at UFC 213

This Saturday, on the main card of the blockbuster UFC 213, Former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem will attempt to build on the momentum of a thunderous knee-induced knockout of Mark Hunt by taking out former champ Fabricio Werdum. If Overeem defeats Werdum, he’ll be two wins removed from a disappointing loss to...

Jul 1, 2017 3:19 pm

Luke Rockhold plans on “making some noise” in his octagon return

Luke Rockhold plans on “making some noise” in his octagon return Luke Rockhold has not stepped foot inside the octagon since losing his UFC middleweight championship to Michael Bisping at UFC 199 twelve months ago in Los Angeles, California. The former UFC middleweight champion of the world, Rockhold, has been patiently waiting for the promotion...

Jul 1, 2017 2:46 pm

Georges St-Pierre refutes Dana White’s recent news

Georges St-Pierre refutes Dana White’s recent news Earlier this week it was announced that current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley would be defending his title against top division contender Demian Maia in the co-main event of UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California. Shortly after that announcement, UFC President informed MMAJunkie that the promotion...

Jul 1, 2017 2:28 pm

VIDEO | New footage of Conor McGregor working head movement with Ido Portal

More movement to go along with all the huge amount of daily traditional work: mitts, heavy bag, cardio and lots of sparring. Keeping the brain quick, the eyes sharp, the feet light. When such a zero impact drill is involved the 'software is upgraded without damaging the hardware' (John Kavanagh) and extra motor learning and...

Jul 1, 2017 1:23 pm

Former UFC champion Ronda Rousey is the latest victim of leaked nude photos

Former UFC champion Ronda Rousey is the latest victim of leaked nude photos Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is the latest celebrity to fall victim to leaked nude photos. The completely nude photos of Rousey, which were taken during her shoot with ESPN Magazine’s ‘Body Issue’ in 2015, surfaced on the internet two...

Jul 1, 2017 12:02 pm

Edson Barboza open to superfight with Jose Aldo at 145

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza is undoubtably one of the best strikers in the UFC’s lightweight division. In addition to 11 knockout wins in 19 professional fights, Barboza racked up a 25-3 professional kickboxing record, with 22 of those wins coming by way of knockout. Fresh off a KO win over Beneil Dariush at ‘UFC Fight...

Jul 1, 2017 11:27 am

VIDEO | Jon Fitch gets first stoppage win in over a decade, defeats Brian Foster

TAP!!! Boom! @jonfitchdotnet with the W! #PFLDaytona pic.twitter.com/rTSUnUrHMd — #PFLDaytona (@ProFightLeague) July 1, 2017 Friday night at the inaugural Professional Fighters League event, UFC veteran Jon Fitch picked up his first stoppage win in over a decade as he defeated fellow MMA vet Brian Foster via 2nd round submission. The stoppage was the first since...

Jul 1, 2017 10:55 am

Sparring partner praises Conor McGregor and his boxing abilities

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is currently gearing up for his highly anticipated showdown with Floyd Mayweather on August 26th, where the Irish superstar will look to shock the world and hand Mayweather his first professional loss. Ahead of the fight, many question whether or not Conor McGregor has the ability to catch Mayweather, arguably...

Jul 1, 2017 9:13 am

Amanda Nunes is “ready for anything” ahead of Valentina Shevchenko rematch

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been on a tear of the women’s bantamweight division over the past two years, going on a 5-fight win streak that saw her finish four of her five opponents. In addition, nearly one year ago, Nunes picked up a first round submission win over Miesha Tate to claim...

Jun 30, 2017 10:28 pm

VIDEO | Richard Odoms secures kimura from clinch, gets sub to win LFA title

Richard Odoms is the new LFA HW Champion. (def.Jared Vanderaa by sick kimura in 5R) pic.twitter.com/2wg1TlGlxc — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) July 1, 2017 Friday night LFA heavyweight Richard Odoms stepped into the ring against Jared Vanderaa for a heavyweight title fight. Late in the fight, Odoms secured a standing kimura from the clinch, and despite his...

Jun 30, 2017 10:11 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov vows to be back soon, unveils plan for next two fights

We'll be back soon, InshaAllah. Fun is just beginning, although a long trip is behind. Autumn Tony, Winter Conor. #thinkingoutloud ❗️ Скоро вернёмся ИншаАллагь. Все самое интересное только начинается, хотя и пройдено очень многое. Осенью Тони, Зимой Конор. #Мысливслух #ufc #mma #Nurmagomedov #победатолькоотВсевышнего A post shared by Khabib Nurmagomedov (@khabib_nurmagomedov) on Jun 30, 2017 at...

Jun 30, 2017 2:40 pm

UFC signs Snoop Dogg as live commentator

In a rather unexpected move, the UFC has signed rap icon Snoop Dogg to a broadcasting deal as part of UFC President Dana White’s “Tuesday Night Contender Series” which will air on UFC Fight Pass every tuesday starting on July 11th. ESPN broke the story, which revealed that Snoop Dogg and Urijah Faber were going...

Jun 30, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Five times Floyd Mayweather has been stunned in the ring

The mega money boxing bout between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is less than two months away from happening as two of the biggest stars from combat sports will meet in the ring on August 26. Here we take a look at five times where the undefeated, defensive boxing genius, Floyd Mayweather was stunned in...

Jun 30, 2017 11:19 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor sees mural of himself KOing Mayweather for the first time

On August 26th, Conor McGregor will step into the Octagon in hopes of shocking the world and handing Floyd Mayweather his first professional loss. Ahead of the fight, Conor McGregor‘s gym was decorated with a gigantic mural of himself knocking out Floyd Mayweather thanks to SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh, who commissioned a local...

Jun 30, 2017 9:56 am

Justin Scoggins attempting to rally flyweights: “Our division is in jeopardy”

The ongoing beef between UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson and UFC President Dana White continues to be an uncertain one, that most recently saw White fire several scathing jabs at ‘Mighty Mouse’ during a recent interview. The feud started after Johnson allegedly accepted a fight with Ray Borg per the UFC’s request after shooting down...

Jun 30, 2017 9:13 am

Yoel Romero discusses UFC 213 matchup with Robert Whittaker

At UFC 213, UFC middleweight Yoel Romero will look to claim UFC interim middleweight gold as he steps into the Octagon with streaking contender Robert Whittaker in a matchup which will see one man not only secure the interim title, but also a fight with Michael Bisping for the undisputed belt. Ahead of the fight,...

Jun 30, 2017 8:14 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training for Floyd Mayweather

You've never seen these moves. #Ghost A post shared by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:51pm PDT With the countdown officially underway for Conor McGregor’s historic boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, training videos have begun to emerge from both fighter’s camps. First, Conor McGregor was filmed working on a rather unusual...

Jun 29, 2017 10:25 pm

Nick Diaz informed of potential anti-doping violation from “whereabouts failures”

UFC fan favorite Nick Diaz has been informed of a potential anti-doping violation by USADA after three “whereabouts failures” over the course of the past 12 months. Under the UFC’s partnership with USADA, fighters are required to notify USADA of their whereabouts at all times. This means that Diaz, who has beefed with USADA in...

Jun 29, 2017 2:14 pm

VIDEO | Incredible switch kick knockout from Muay Thai fight

FLYING ROUNDHOUSE KICK KO! Credits: K-1 Posted by Muay Thai & Kickboxing on Thursday, June 29, 2017 The switch kick is becoming more and more utilized in MMA in recent years. Popularized by Muay Thai legend Saenchai, several MMA fighters have begun to employ the kick more & more. From Conor McGregor using the kick...

Jun 29, 2017 1:59 pm

Dana White believes two of his big UFC stars will never fight again

In the UFC, there aren’t a ton of fighters that really move the needle. It’s obvious that Conor McGregor is one of the biggest stars the UFC has ever seen. However, aside from “The Notorious” who comes to mind that can bring in big numbers for the UFC? Jon Jones is set to return in...

Jun 29, 2017 1:57 pm

Jacare Souza reflects on loss to Robert Whittaker

Back in April, top ranked middleweight Jacare Souza stepped into the Octagon with Robert Whittaker for a highly anticipated middleweight showdown. Unfortunately for Jacare, who was ranked higher than Whittaker going into the fight, he lost the scrap via TKO, snapping a 2-fight win streak. Now, with Jacare ranked at #5 on the UFC’s middleweight...

Jun 29, 2017 1:53 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 112 – lightweight division shaken up

The UFC rankings have been updated since UFC Fight Night 112 took place in Oklahoma City on Sunday night. In the main event of the evening, Kevin Lee scored a controversial submission win over Michael Chiesa. Referee Mario Yamasaki called an end to the fight before Chiesa tapped, perhaps thinking that Chiesa was choked unconscious....