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Jun 27, 2017 9:28 am

Felice Herrig comments on opponent Justin Kish’s mid-fight accident

Over the weekend, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 112, strawweight veteran Felice Herrig scored an impressive decision win over the highly regarded Justine Kish. With this win, Herrig moved onto an impressive, three-fight win-streak and reestablished herself as a definite contender in the UFC strawweight division. Unfortunately, Herrig’s impressive win has been...

Jun 27, 2017 8:45 am

UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City medical suspensions – Michael Chiesa facing lengthy sit

Sunday evening, fight fans tuned in for a highly anticipated night of fights in Oklahoma City headlined by a lightweight clash between two of the lightweight division’s most exciting prospects, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. The main event scrap, which drew attention following an infamous scuffle at a UFC press conference that saw Lee punch...

Jun 27, 2017 8:06 am

Roy Nelson gets opponent for Bellator debut on September 23

The latest in the long procession of former UFC fighters to make the jump to Bellator MMA is The Ultimate Fighter season 10 winner and long-time heavyweight contender Roy Nelson. News of Nelson’s move to Bellator was first reported by Ariel Helwani in late May, though the details of his debut remained hazy at that...

Jun 27, 2017 7:40 am

Family gives update on Matt Hughes’ condition after near-fatal train wreck

Earlier this month, UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was involved in a near-fatal accident, as his vehicle collided with a train near his hometown in Illinois. Initially, things looked quite bleak for the former champion. Apparently, however, he is slowly improving in hospital. This according to his family, who gave an update to MMAFighting.com....

Jun 27, 2017 5:52 am

Derrick Lewis decides against retirement, calls out opponent for return

Shortly after his UFC Fight Night 110 TKO loss to Mark Hunt, heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis surprised the MMA community by announcing that he may have fought his last fight in MMA. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, however, Lewis confirmed that he will probably fight again – and soon. “We’re just hoping that...

Jun 26, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson rips on ‘Team Tiramisu’ Khabib Nurmagomedov

.@tonyfergusonXT has a message for @TeamKhabib following his challenge to Tony from rehab. #ShotsFired #StrongWords pic.twitter.com/jp0pm1o8g2 — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) June 26, 2017 Fans were devastated when news broke that the UFC interim lightweight title fight between top contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled the day before UFC 209 was set to...

Jun 26, 2017 12:11 pm

Coach John Kavanagh claims Conor McGregor plans to return to the Octagon this year

Given that Conor McGregor will make far more money than he ever has in MMA for his August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, widespread doubt has emerged that he will ever return to the UFC’s Octagon. According to McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh, who spoke on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, however, money...

Jun 26, 2017 9:49 am

TUTORIAL: Bellator champion demonstrates clinch to double leg takedown

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Wrestling is an essential discipline for any serious fighter wanting to be successful in MMA. It is also one of the core fighting disciplines in the sport. Wrestling focuses on ontrolling the opponent, and in turn, controlling the outcome of a fight. That is why so many...

Jun 26, 2017 9:05 am

Referee Big John McCarthy gives his take on Kevin Lee vs. Michael Chiesa stoppage controversy

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa lost by submission to “The MoTown Phenom” Kevin Lee. The unfortunate thing is that, while Lee’s rear-naked choke was deep, Chiesa never actually tapped out or lost consciousness. Instead, referee Mario Yamasaki misread the situation, and stopped the fight...

Jun 26, 2017 8:49 am

VIDEO | Michael Chiesa slams Mario Yamasaki, demands rematch with Kevin Lee

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa lost by submission to “The MoTown Phenom” Kevin Lee. The unfortunate thing is that, while Lee’s rear-naked choke was deep, Chiesa never actually tapped out or lost consciousness. Instead, referee Mario Yamasaki misread the situation, and stopped the fight...

Jun 26, 2017 8:27 am

VIDEO | Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson trade trash talk on FS1 post-fight show

Last night, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112, Kevin Lee scored an impressive – if controversial – submission win over Michael Chiesa. Shortly after this win, which is likely to send him careening into the UFC lightweight top-10, Lee joined a panel of Karyn Bryant, Kenny Florian, Tyron Woodley and Tony Ferguson...

Jun 26, 2017 6:29 am

Pros react to controversial UFC Fight Night 112 main event stoppage

Last night, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112, rising lightweight contender Kevin Lee picked up an impressive submission win over the division’s sixth-ranked fighter, Michael Chiesa. Unfortunately, Lee’s win is shadowed in controversy, as referee Mario Yamasaki stopped the fight before Chiesa actually tapped. Unsurprisingly, this early stoppage generated quite a range...

Jun 26, 2017 6:11 am

Fighter admits “sh*t happens” after brown stains appear on Octagon surface (video)

Last night, on the main card of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, strawweights Felice Herrig and Justine Kish collided in an interesting clash of styles. In the end Herrig won this fight with a dominant decision, having dragged her foe to the mat multiple times, landed dozens of ground strikes, and threatened...

Jun 25, 2017 8:32 pm

UFC Fight Night 112 results: Tim Boetsch smashes Johny Hendricks (highlights)

On Sunday night, the UFC touched down in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with UFC Fight Night 112. In the co-main event of this 13-fight card, former UFC welterweight champion and Oklahoma’s own Johny Hendricks took his second fight at middleweight opposite dangerous veteran Tim Boetsch. Though Hendricks won his first bout at middleweight, things did not...

Jun 25, 2017 7:24 pm

UFC Fight Night 112 results: Tim Means picks up decision win over Alex Garcia (highlights)

On Sunday night, the UFC touched down in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with UFC Fight Night 112. The second fight of this anticipated, 12-fight event’s main card occurred in the welterweight division, where rangy striking specialist Tim Means took on Dominican-Canadian powerhouse Alex Garcia. It was a close fight, but in the end, Mean’s rangy striking game,...

Jun 25, 2017 6:46 pm

UFC Fight Night 112 results: Dennis Siver defeats BJ Penn by decision (highlights)

On Sunday night, the UFC touched down in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with UFC Fight Night 112. The main card of this anticipated, 13-fight event occurred in the featherweight division, where our very own BJ Penn – a former two-division champ and a UFC Hall of Famer – collided with German veteran Dennis Siver. Though Penn...

Jun 25, 2017 6:07 pm

UFC Fight Night 112 results: Clay Guida grinds Erik Koch to decision

The undercard of UFC Fight Night 112, which went down in Oklahoma City on Sunday night, was wrapped up by a lightweight scrap between former featherweights Erik Koch and Clay Guida. It was a vintage win for Guida. For three rounds, the wild-haired veteran set a frenetic pace, repeatedly dragging his foe to the mat,...

Jun 25, 2017 5:12 pm

UFC Fight Night 112: Chiesa vs. Lee results

On Sunday night, the UFC touched down in Oklahoma City with UFC Fight Night 112. This anticipated, 13-fight card was headlined by a lightweight bout between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee – two ranked fighters who added a good deal of buzz to their fight when they brawled during the UFC’s Summer Kickoff press conference...