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Dec 18, 2015 2:02 pm

REPLAY! UFC on FOX 17 weigh-in staredowns

Earlier today the UFC on FOX 17 fighters hit the scales ahead of their scheduled matchups tomorrow night. Some staredowns were certainly more heated than others, specifically the Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson one after their brief scuffle earlier today. Catch the staredowns from Diaz vs. Johnson, Dos Santos vs. Overeem, and Dos Anjos vs....

Dec 18, 2015 8:50 am

REPLAY! UFC on FOX 17 weigh-ins

Today at 1 p.m. PT (4 p.m. ET) tune in to see the stars of UFC on FOX 17 hitting the scales before their fights tomorrow night! The full fight card is as follows: Main card (Fox) (c) Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Donald Cerrone Junior Dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem Michael Johnson vs. Nate Diaz...

Dec 17, 2015 7:09 pm

WATCH! UFC on FOX 17 open workout highlights

Get ready for UFC on FOX 17 Saturday night with these open workout highlights! In the main event Donald Cerrone and Rafael Dos Anjos will square off in their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC lightweight title, while in the co-main event former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos will square off against Alistair Overeem....

Dec 14, 2015 12:02 pm

Junior “Cigano” dos Santos 2015 Highlights: Santos back for FOX 17

Junior dos Santos (17-3 MMA) lost the heavyweight title to Cain Velasquez back in October 2013 at UFC 166.  “Cigano” is 2-2 in his last four fights and his only losses in 8 years came by the hands of the same man, Cain Velasquez. He’s officially the #2 heavyweight in the world and with a...


Dec 14, 2015 10:02 am

UFC on Fox 17 Video: Road To The Octagon – It’s Time!

Ready to bring in the New Year?  Not so fast, Dana White and the UFC have one more event to end an amazing 2015 run.  The final card of the year features Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone vs Rafael dos Anjos,  Alistair Overeem vs Junior dos Santos. Returning to the octagon is Nate Diaz, pursuing a win against...

Dec 6, 2015 2:09 pm

Werdum Video: Champ wants Jones after Velasquez rematch

Heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (20-5-1 MMA) defeated Cain Velasquez (13-2 MMA) at UFC 188 in June at Mexico City, Mexico. Werdum is on a six fight win streak after suffering a loss to Alistair Overeem four years ago with Strikeforce at a Grand Prix quarterfinal. The Kings MMA champion discusses his future plans after a...

Dec 4, 2015 10:11 am

Dos Santos says Werdum: ‘did not fight the Cain Velasquez I fought’

With having three matches against Cain Velasquez, Junior Dos Santos knows a thing or two about the former UFC heavyweight champion. Losing his own heavyweight championship title to Velasquez, Dos Santos spoke to Combate warning Werdum that he has yet to face a prime Cain Velasquez. “I think Werdum did well in his last fight,...

Nov 27, 2015 8:52 am

PART 2! The MMA community celebrates Thanksgiving

Yesterday for Thanksgiving many fighters took the opportunity to gorge themselves on tons of food. On the other hand, many fighters had to abstain from feasting because they’re preparing to cut weight for upcoming fights. Check out part 2 of our ‘MMA community celebrates Thanksgiving’ compilation below, and be sure to check out part 1...

Nov 16, 2015 2:43 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Ronda Rousey Drops out of Top 10 P4P

“UFC 193” has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated! Some major changes were made as big names made major drops and a familiar face pops back up in the light heavyweight division. Ronda Rousey’s devastating loss to now-champion Holly Holm may not have caused a major drop for her in...

Nov 15, 2015 4:22 pm

Twitter reacts to Ronda Rousey’s brutal KO loss to Holly Holm

The main event of “UFC 193” will surely be talked about for months to come and could go down in mixed martial arts history as one of the greatest upsets to ever take place. A confident Ronda Rousey was prepared to step into the octagon and attempt to defend her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship once...

Oct 29, 2015 8:57 am

If fighters were in charge of the UFC, here’s what they would change

‘What would you do if you were in charge of the UFC?’ It’s an interesting question that resulted in many similar answers from fighters on hand at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ this past weekend. MMAJunkie caught up with several of the fighters to ask them the million dollar question. Ben Rothwell: “We gotta take Alistair...

Oct 26, 2015 1:20 am

REPLAY! Brock Lesnar rocks Undertaker with ground and pound… kind of.

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar stepped into the Hell in a Cell last night at “WWE Hell in a Cell” and battled The Undertaker for the final time. Lesnar was forced out of the octagon after he feel victim to the pairing of diverticulitis and an Alistair Overeem body kick before he found a...

Oct 25, 2015 1:45 am

WWE Hell in a Cell Results: Lesnar takes Undertaker down in final matchup

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar made his return to the world of professional wrestling years in 2012 after he was forced out of mixed martial arts due to diverticulitis. The crippling disease forced Lesnar to fight nowhere near his full capabilities in the octagon and ultimately forced him out of the sport after Alistair...

Oct 20, 2015 9:33 am

Lesnar: “I felt robbed by diverticulitis”

Earlier this year there was heavy speculation as to whether or not former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would return to the UFC when his contract with the WWE expired. Lesnar, who ultimately re-signed with the WWE, hadn’t fought in the octagon since December of 2011, where he suffered a quick TKO loss to Alistair Overeem and...

Oct 17, 2015 7:43 am

Rothwell hoping for fill-in fight against Junior Dos Santos

Ben Rothwell is concerned about his placement in the UFC’s heavyweight division. The best way to solidify his position as the #1 contender? Defeat former champion Junior Dos Santos. Rothwell was set to face Stipe Miocic at UFC Dublin on October 24th, however after an injury forced Miocic off the card Rothwell was left without...

Oct 15, 2015 11:11 am

UFC on FOX 17 Line Up Complete — Here It Is

The UFC lightweight title will be on the line on Dec. 19 at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., when champ Rafael dos Anjos looks to defend his belt for the first time against the dangerous Donald Cerrone at UFC on FOX 17. This event is set up to be quite the night of fights. Even...

Oct 5, 2015 2:43 am

Jon “Bones” Jones kicks it with “The Reem” after UFC 192

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones (21-1 MMA) was hanging out with friend and training partner Alistair Overeem following the UFC 192 fights this past Saturday night. “The Reem” posted the following photo on his instagram and wrote that he “Can’t wait till the champ is back in the mix and dominating as...

Sep 28, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Barnett and Hall make major jumps

UFC Fight Night 75 is in the books and some major changes were made to the official UFC rankings! Uriah Hall wasn’t even ranked in the top fifteen walking into Japan, but he catapulted himself into the top ten with his spinning kick/flying knee knockout against Gegard Mousasi. Check out what other changes were made...

Sep 27, 2015 6:39 am

UFC fighters react to Uriah Hall’s ridiculous KO over Mousasi

Uriah Hall put the entire middleweight division on notice at “UFC Fight Night 75” last night with his performance against top-tanked Gegard Mousasi. Mousasi put on an impressive opening round and Hall knew he had to turn things around quickly if he wanted to pick up the win in the Saitama Super Arena. Just twenty-five...

Sep 26, 2015 10:41 am

Nelson: ‘This Is The Scariest Time To Fight Barnett’

On Saturday night in Japan, UFC heavyweights Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett will square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Japan. For Nelson this is a somewhat of a must win, in the sense of staying relative in the division. He’s lost two straight, to Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt, and is...

Sep 24, 2015 6:43 am

REEM: ‘Fabricio Werdum Wants Nothing To Do With Me’

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem will have his hands full with former UFC champ Junior dos Santos at UFC on FOX on Dec 19. That’s a fight he’s been calling asking for for a while now. He finally got it and will now take on the fellow dangerous striker in what is sure to be a...

Sep 13, 2015 10:38 pm

Paul Daley plans to be a two sport champion after kickboxing return

This Friday at Bellator and GLORY’s “Dynamite” event, Paul Daley will make his return to a kickboxing ring for the first time since October 2014. The welterweight is undefeated in the sport and will put his streak on the line with Fernando Gonzalez. This will begin Daley’s journey to becoming a two sport champion, following...

Sep 8, 2015 5:34 am

Dos Santos Will Train At ATT, Believes He Can KO Werdum Again

  Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is looking to get back to the gold once more and to do that he will first have to take out his next opponent, Alistair Overeem. The two have come across each other before, but have yet to enter the octagon together. Now they will get to...

Sep 8, 2015 12:01 am

Junior Dos Santos’ New Hairstyle?

  Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos finally has a fight scheduled. He will go up against Alistair Overeem at UFC on FOX 17 in Dec. Dos Santos has been out of action since last December when he defeated Stipe Miocic via decision in a five round battle. Since then he’s dealt with injures...

Aug 30, 2015 3:32 pm

Frank Mir: The heavyweight division is the best it’s ever been

When spectators look at the talent pool in the sport of mixed martial arts, no other current fight promotion compare to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. There is no shortage of talent in the light heavyweight, welterweight or lightweight divisions; The top five fighters in those weight classes could be champions on any given day! There...

Aug 28, 2015 1:28 pm

The Skyscraper Takes On Jared Rosholt At UFC 193

A heavyweight bout featuring Stefan Struve taking on Jared Rosholt is the latest addition to November’s UFC 193 pay-per-view event in Australia. UFC officials announced the booking earlier today. Stefan Struve (26-7 MMA) was most recently seen in action earlier this month at the UFC 190 event in Brazil, where he earned a unanimous decision...

Aug 16, 2015 4:06 pm

“The Reem” recalls his first big win over Vitor Belfort in PRIDE

Before Alistair Overeem ever became a contender to the UFC heavyweight championship, he was struggling to pick up his first big win that would put him on the map. “The Reem” started out his professional fighting career as a kickboxer before he quickly added “mixed martial artist” to his resume. Overeem balanced the two gigs...