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Jun 28, 2016 7:48 pm

Tony Ferguson receives new opponent for ‘UFC FN: Sioux Falls’

After Michael Chiesa withdrew from his July 13th scrap against #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson, there was much speculation as to who the UFC would select as a fill-in opponent for ‘El Cucuy’ on such short notice. While many hoped #1 ranked Khabib Nurmagomedov would step up, ‘The Eagle’ is currently on the sidelines while...

Jun 28, 2016 7:38 pm

Sage Northcutt says first professional loss was “a fluke deal”

Back in January, Sage Northcutt squared off against Bryan Barbarena, who stepped in on short notice. Northcutt lost the bout, being submitted via Von Flue Choke in the 2nd round, putting an end to his undefeated streak. Now, ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Enrique Marin in less than two weeks, Northcutt believes that...

Jun 28, 2016 7:28 pm

Jon Jones wants “any other referee” but John McCarthy

Ahead of Jon Jones’ UFC 200 main event scrap with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jon Jones petitioned the NSAC to change the referee for the bout. The NSAC ultimately rejected Team Jones’ proposal, and moved forward with ‘Big’ John McCarthy being the referee for the bout. During a recent media scrum,...


Jun 28, 2016 12:37 pm

CM Punk: ‘Who’s to say I don’t get a title shot?’

Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk is set to make his Octagon debut at UFC 203 versus Mickey Gall. While many believed Punk would never step foot into the Octagon against any opponent since signing with the UFC in 2014, the former WWE star is ready to prove all his doubters wrong now that...

Jun 28, 2016 12:18 pm

VIDEO | On This Day: Anderson Silva makes UFC debut at the age of 31

#OnThisDay in 2006: @spiderandersonsilva made his UFC debut and it was savage! Watch again on @ufcfightpass A video posted by UFC Europe (@ufceurope) on Jun 28, 2016 at 7:04am PDT Anderson “The Spider” Silva made his UFC debut on this day 10 years ago. Silva stepped into the Octagon with Chris Leben and made a...

Jun 28, 2016 11:52 am

Carlos Condit set to return to the Octagon at UFC 202

After much speculation as to whether or not he would return to the Octagon following his controversial split decision loss to Robbie Lawler for the welterweight championship, Carlos Condit will be returning to the Octagon at UFC 202 on August 20th to fight Demian Maia. While Condit is going into the bout after a loss,...

Jun 28, 2016 11:44 am

PHOTO | Angela Magana shows off her stunning bikini body

UFC strawweight Angela Magana has no shame in her game. “Your Majesty” has been spending quite a bit of time in her bikini while in Puerto Rico and her fans are loving her photos. Magana recently posted an eye-catching photo with the caption saying, “#yourmajesty stretching after #boxing but before the #beach #puertorico #ufc #fighterlife...

Jun 28, 2016 11:13 am

Carlos Condit tells fans to ‘stay tuned’ for his next fight

Good news for Carlos Condit fans. The former UFC interim welterweight champion said after his title fight with Robbie Lawler at UFC 195 that he would only be fighting in big fights that really got him excited. Condit mentioned at the time that it was basically the rematch with Lawler for the belt that he...

Jun 28, 2016 10:39 am

UFC veteran passes away from stomach cancer

UFC veteran and alleged contract killer Amar Suloev passed away this week in his hometown of Anapa after a long battle with stage 4 stomach cancer according to BloodyElbow. Suloev, who trained alongside Fedor Emelianenko, fought professionally from 1999-2008, amassing a record of 24-7 throughout the course of a fight career that saw him fight...

Jun 28, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz beats Nick Diaz in triathlon despite move up in weight

#nickdiaz #triathlon #xterra #tahoe #finishline #mma #boxing #jiujitsu #run #bike #swim A video posted by Diazbrothers209 (@diazbrothers209) on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:09pm PDT Despite Nate Diaz’s size that he has put on ahead of his welterweight rematch with Conor McGregor, the Stockton native that usually fights at lightweight is in fantastic shape. The Diaz...

Jun 28, 2016 10:26 am

VIDEO | Hilarious animation of Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier rivalry

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s rivalry is certainly a storied one. Prior to the pair’s first meeting inside the Octagon they were involved in an infamous brawl during their first staredown. When the pair finally met in the Octagon, it was Jones who emerged victorious as he claimed a unanimous decision win. After being stripped...

Jun 28, 2016 10:11 am

Rampage Jackson diagnosed with hypothyroidism, unsure about light heavyweight future

This past weekend, Rampage Jackson made his return to the Bellator MMA cage as he defeated Satoshi Ishii via split decision in the main event of Bellator 157. Following the fight, which took place at catchweight of 225 pounds, Rampage revealed that he had been diagnosed with an under-active thyroid gland, which could prevent him...

Jun 28, 2016 9:59 am

Mark Hunt predicts incredible knockout against Brock Lesnar

In less than two weeks, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against MMA legend Mark Hunt on the historic UFC 200 fight card. The fight is a classic matchup of striker vs. wrestler as Lesnar will look to take the fight to the ground and get the win via ground...

Jun 28, 2016 9:38 am

PHOTO | Striking statistics for UFC 200 fighters

In less than two weeks, the UFC will hold its historic UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The event will play host to numerous high-profile fights including the Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier rematch, the return of Brock Lesnar, and many others. Ahead of the fight, take a look at the striking statistics from the...

Jun 28, 2016 8:58 am

TJ Dillashaw fires back: Urijah Faber “crossed the line”

The feud between Urijah Faber and his former protege TJ Dillashaw has continued, despite the fact that they won’t be fighting any time soon. On the heels of Faber’s trilogy fight with nemesis Dominick Cruz in the co-main event of UFC 199, TJ Dillashaw was asked about his thoughts on that scrap, as well as...

Jun 28, 2016 8:47 am

Chael Sonnen confident Fedor Emelianenko will sign with the UFC

Earlier this month, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko returned to the cage once again. Emelianenko fought former UFC heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in Russia in what turned out to be an extremely back and forth fight. After being rocked in the first round, and nearly finished, Emelianenko managed to win the next 2 rounds en route to...

Jun 28, 2016 8:37 am

Daniel Cormier: Cain Velasquez beats Jon Jones 10/10 times

In less than one month, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 200. Ahead of the fight, Jon Jones revealed that he has lost interest in moving up to heavyweight in the future, and would rather stay at light...

Jun 28, 2016 8:26 am

Conor McGregor will only fight Floyd Mayweather for even split

After Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event, talk of a potential boxing superfight with legendary prizefighter Floyd Mayweather picked up. Ultimately nothing came of the rumors, and McGregor was booked to fight Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on...

Jun 28, 2016 8:18 am

Conor McGregor may seek equity if the UFC is sold

For months now, there have been lingering rumors as to whether or not the the Fertitta brothers were looking to sell the UFC. While initial reports stated that the UFC brass was extremely close to working out a deal, there have been conflicting reports since then as to whether or not the promotion will be...

Jun 28, 2016 1:33 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor square off for a challenge

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor square off in Bud Light Canada’s recent commercial highlighting their “Earn The Title” promotion. From the video description: “Our #BudLightLiving winners teamed up with some of the UFC’s best to help determine the next champion. Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Anthony Johnson, Cain...

Jun 28, 2016 1:17 am

Police release images of suspect vehicle involved in Ryan Jimmo’s death

Horrible news hit the MMA community on Sunday when it became known that UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo passed away due to injuries sustained from a hit-and-run incident in Edmonton, Canada. Edmonton police released photos of the suspect vehicle involved in Jimmo’s death. From Edmonton Police Service: For Immediate Release:27-Jun-2016 @ 4:56 PM MRU #:H16R027-1 The...

Jun 27, 2016 6:01 pm

BJ Penn makes his case for welcoming Georges St-Pierre to lightweight

BJ Penn issued a formal challenge to fight Georges St-Pierre at 155 pounds late Sunday after hearing GSP say he could easily make the lightweight limit on a recent episode of “The MMA Hour.” On Monday, “The Prodigy” followed up with another tweet making his case for welcoming the former welterweight king to the UFC...

Jun 27, 2016 2:50 pm

VIDEO | Mark Hunt vs. Frank Mir UFC Fight Night 85

To get a better understanding of Mark Hunt’s vicious knockout power ahead of his match with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, we take a look at Hunt’s last fight against Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 85. Hunt and Lesnar will battle in a matchup of styles as Hunt will look to keep the...

Jun 27, 2016 2:39 pm

Vitor Belfort eyeing a ‘super fight’ rematch with Anderson Silva

Vitor Belfort and Anderson Silva met in the Octagon at UFC 126 back in 2011 for the UFC middleweight title where Silva picked up a highlight reel knockout in the very first round. Now, over five years later, Belfort is looking to avenge the loss to Silva in a fight that he says is a...