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Jul 5, 2016 9:09 am

Jon Jones says power lifting brought down muscle endurance in last fight

Even with his unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197, Jon “Bones” Jones was criticized for his performance. With having over a year off from fighting in the Octagon, many people thought Jones didn’t look as spectacular as he once did. One thing Jones did differently in preparation for his fight with...

Jul 5, 2016 9:06 am

Frankie Edgar predicts finish over Jose Aldo

In less than a week at UFC 200, Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the interim UFC featherweight championship. The fight will earn the winner a crack at UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who fights Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202. The fight...

Jul 5, 2016 8:53 am

Jiu-Jitsu world champion: “Conor [McGregor] is amazing on the ground”

Back on March 5th, Conor McGregor squared off against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196. In the second round, McGregor was rocked, and shot in for a takedown against Diaz, which ultimately led to him being submitted via rear-naked choke. In the wake of the fight, many began criticizing McGregor for what...

Jul 5, 2016 8:43 am

Conor McGregor: “I am hungry again”

Back in March, Conor McGregor suffered the first loss of his UFC career at the hands of Nate Diaz, who stepped in for an injured Rafael dos Anjos on just two weeks notice. Diaz submitted McGregor in the second round after rocking the featherweight champ with a jab-cross combination. Ahead of their rematch at UFC...


Jul 5, 2016 8:26 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt breakdown

With just days to until UFC 200, where Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon to fight heavyweight legend Mark Hunt, Robin Black has delivered yet another brilliant breakdown of the scrap. It’s been nearly 5 years since Lesnar set foot in the Octagon, and almost 7 years since Lesnar picked...

Jul 4, 2016 2:37 pm

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell punches radio host Jason Ellis

Think you could take a punch from former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell? Apparently, Radio host Jason Ellis was up for the challenge and let the UFC Hall of Fame legend clock him right in the face with a boxing glove on. Liddell looks like he doesn’t give it his full strength signature “Iceman”...

Jul 4, 2016 1:36 pm

Interesting data on USADA tests done on UFC ranked fighters in all divisions

Here is some very interesting data put together by twitter user @dimspace on the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s testing done on the UFC ranked fighters for every division. The data depicts the number of fights the athlete has had since October 2015 and the number of times they have been tested by USADA. Testing by Weight...

Jul 4, 2016 1:34 pm

UFC welterweight: ‘Fighting has never paid enough’

Fighter pay is always an interesting topic that brings debate from all angles. Recently, undefeated UFC welterweight Alberto Mina commented on his UFC pay and interestingly looks at his compensation with the UFC in a way that you typically don’t hear from many fighters. “Fighting for me is above and beyond just money,” Mina told...

Jul 4, 2016 12:30 pm

PHOTO | Arianny Celeste’s 4th of July booty

Arianny Celeste is one of the most familiar faces associated with the UFC and set off some fireworks a bit early. The UFC Octagon Girl spent her Sunday being what she refers to as “lazy,” while some might say otherwise. Celeste posted an incredibly sexy shot of her in some fine attire ahead of the...

Jul 4, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | ‘Game of Thrones’ actor gets training in with Conor McGregor’s coach

If he loses his sword he's just as dangerous #SirDavos #gameofthrones A video posted by Coach Kavanagh (@coach_kavanagh) on Jul 2, 2016 at 9:15am PDT The wildly popular “Game of Thrones” series has a cult-like following, very similar to UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and his fans. The stars aligned recently for “Game of Thrones”...

Jul 4, 2016 10:53 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: It’s Time – Full Episode

Are you ready for UFC 200? Check out this amazing 44-minute promotional video from the UFC, highlighting the biggest fights on the historical UFC 200 pay-per-view card taking place on July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. From the video description: “Eight of the greatest fighters on earth will stop at nothing to be victorious at...

Jul 4, 2016 10:33 am

Stipe Miocic wishes you a happy Independence Day in the most unthinkable way

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is a bad dude that knocks opponents out like it’s no big deal. Miocic has finished some of the toughest men in the heavyweight division, winning his last three fights against Mark Hunt, Andrei Arlovski, and Fabricio Werdum all by stoppages. So when you see this picture that the heavyweight...

Jul 3, 2016 7:31 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200: Counterpunch – Cormier vs Jones 2

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to rematch UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9. The two will look to settle their differences in the Octagon to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts and crown one man the undisputed champion. Take a look...

Jul 3, 2016 7:30 pm

Rory MacDonald a new proud father

Former UFC title contender Rory MacDonald hit a new milestone in life. MacDonald is a new father of a baby girl, according to his Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. Zahabi made the announcement on twitter on Sunday saying, “Welcome to @rory_macdonald and Olivia’s new arrival. God bless! Rory you got 16 years to beef up...

Jul 3, 2016 6:28 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen explains why Conor McGregor will lose to Nate Diaz at UFC 202

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is a very knowledgeable fight analyst for ESPN and has some interesting things to say about the rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Sonnen doesn’t think the outcome of their rematch will be any different from their first meeting at UFC 196 back in March...

Jul 3, 2016 6:10 pm

UFC notified by USADA of another ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has notified the UFC of another “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation.” The UFC released a statement on Sunday regarding UFC middleweight Ricardo Abreu being flagged by USADA. From the UFC: “The UFC organization was notified that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Ricardo Abreu of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation...

Jul 3, 2016 12:06 pm

Ryan Jimmo proposed to his girlfriend just hours before his death

Tragedy struck the MMA community earlier this week when it was announced that UFC light heavyweight veteran Ryan Jimmo had been killed in a hit-and-run accident in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The two suspects involved in the hit-and-run incident that left Ryan Jimmo dead have since been arrested and taken in to custody. The two young...

Jul 3, 2016 11:32 am

Jon Jones refutes claims that he wants to fight Brock Lesnar

Earlier this week Jon Jones manager Malki Kawa made waves when he told MMA insider FrontRowBrian that he could see a “super fight happening” between his client (Jones) and Brock Lesnar if both fighters were to prove victorious at next weekend’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Jones recently addressed the rumor on Twitter stating...

Jul 3, 2016 11:14 am

GSP on fighter pay issues: “Some guys will fight for peanuts”

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre recently broke the news that he is currently involved in negotiations to return to the UFC. “Rush”, who is almost three years removed from his last fight at UFC 167, spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about fighter pay and the importance of contract negotiations. “That’s how...

Jul 3, 2016 10:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “What else do I have to do for a title shot?”

Following his recent victory over former title challenger Rory MacDonald, top welterweight contender Stephen Thompson is still awaiting word on what his next from the UFC. “Wonderboy” has reeled off seven straight victories, including a first-round knockout of former champion Johny Hendricks this past February. Thompson spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour where...

Jul 3, 2016 10:16 am

TJ Dillashaw: “Garbrandt is a liar, I’ve never been KO’d in practice”

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw recently sat down with MMAFighting where he discussed the current landscape of the 135-pound division. The way Dillashaw sees it, the winner of his rematch with Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200 should be next in line for a shot at current title holder Dominick Cruz. “The way I see...

Jul 3, 2016 8:27 am

Jose Aldo says he must rematch Conor McGregor before retiring

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will return to the octagon at UFC 200 on July 9 when he squares off with Frankie Edgar for the promotions interim featherweight championship. The bout will mark Aldo’s first fight since suffering a devastating 13-second knockout loss to Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 194 this...

Jul 3, 2016 7:47 am

Hunt on Lesnar: “If he comes in like a crazy man, I put him to sleep!”

Former UFC title challenger Mark Hunt will square off with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar in the co-main event of UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. The highly anticipated bout marks Lesnar’s first octagon appearance since suffering a TKO loss to Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 141. Meanwhile, “The...