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Jul 2, 2016 10:00 am

Artem Lobov vs. Chris Avila set for UFC 202

As if ‘UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor II’ wasn’t already going to be tense enough between the two teams, now both men have teammates fighting one another. Conor McGregor’s teammate Artem Lobov will fight Diaz Brother protege Chris Avila on the highly anticipated event on August 20th. Lobov is riding a 2-fight losing streak into...

Jul 2, 2016 9:16 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk less than one week out from fight night

With under a week to go until Joanna Jedrzejczyk squares off against Claudia Gadelha in their highly anticipated rematch at the TUF 23 finale on July 8th, Jedrzejczyk is looking like an absolutely monster in training! A training montage of Jedrzejczyk in her final day of training before the fight was posted to YouTube, and...

Jun 25, 2016 6:44 pm

VIDEO | Tim Kennedy talks Michael Bisping, next fight, and more

Back in 2014, Tim Kennedy defeated Michael Bisping via unanimous decision at the TUF Nations finale. Fast forward two years, and Michael Bisping is the UFC middleweight champion after knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 earlier this month. While Kennedy doesn’t have a fight announced, he did an interview to...

Jun 21, 2016 10:18 am

NAC approves earlier weigh-in time for several events, including UFC 200

Earlier this month at UFC 199, fighters were given the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the course of the day prior to fight night, rather than weighing-in during the live weigh-in event. The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) allowed fighters to do so in order to give them more time to rehydrate before their fights the...


Jun 16, 2016 8:55 am

Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks signs with the UFC

Surprising news surfaced last month that Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks had been released by the promotion, and would become a free agent in the MMA market. This week Brooks revealed that he and the UFC had reached an agreement, and that he had signed with the UFC. In addition, it was revealed that...

Jun 15, 2016 11:37 am

Will Claudia Gadelha become your #WCW UFC champion?

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha’s only loss in her professional mixed martial arts career was from her fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk back in 2014. Their fight was a close one with Jedrzejczyk walking out with the win after being awarded the split-decision victory that many argue could have gone either way. Gadelha and Jedrzejczyk’s rivalry continues...

Jun 10, 2016 5:00 pm

Chad Mendes flagged for ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

The UFC released a statement on Friday that former UFC featherweight title contender Chad Mendes has been flagged by for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation.” The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) notified the UFC of the potential violation after an out-of-competition drug test was performed on Mendes. The UFC statement read: “The UFC organization was...

Jun 8, 2016 9:58 am

Junior dos Santos sounds off on Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

The MMA world was taken by surprise during the UFC 199 broadcast when it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon for a fight at UFC 200. After a brief period of uncertainty, it was revealed that Lesnar would be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt in a...

May 30, 2016 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Cat Zingano gives her thoughts on Miesha Tate being UFC champion

Back in 2013, Cat Zingano and Miesha Tate fought in the TUF 17 finale for a crack at Ronda Rousey’s bantamweight championship. Zingano won the bout in dominant fashion, finishing Tate in the 3rd round via TKO. Unfortunately, an injury forced Zingano out of her title fight with Rousey, and Tate was given the shot....

May 17, 2016 1:47 am

Jose Aldo on Frankie Edgar: ‘If he stands with me, he’s going to go down’

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is set to face former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar for the second time at UFC 200. Aldo and Edgar fought back at UFC 156 in 2013 with Aldo taking a unanimous five round decision. Now, with Aldo coming off the first knockout loss of his professional career against Conor...

May 12, 2016 1:26 am

UFC title contender tested by USADA twice in less than a week

USADA has been frequenting UFC title contender Claudia Gadelha’s house, apparently testing the TUF coach twice in less than one week. Gadelha posted a photo late last week showing that USADA has paid her a visit for a test. She said in her post, “USADA na área e eu aqui mais pura do que coração...

Apr 29, 2016 10:39 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk training for rematch with Claudia Gadelha

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Apr 23, 2016 3:27 pm

Video | Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha HATE each other

It is no secret that current UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (11-0 MMA) and top contender Claudia Gadelha (13-1 MMA) do not like each other. The ladies, who are serving as coaches on Season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter, did not hold back their hate for one another during Friday’s UFC 200 press conference. Fast...

Apr 12, 2016 8:59 am

BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC 199

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this summer when he squares off with Dennis Siver (22-11 MMA) in a featherweight bout at June’s UFC 199 pay-per-view event in Inglewood, California. UFC officials just made the announcement. “The Prodigy” will return to the octagon for the first time since...

Apr 2, 2016 8:30 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk shows off lethal elbow combinations

[ooyala code=”IydDJqMjE6QJVd_9wQvgEZizTnigulkC” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Joanna Jedrzejczyk is currently gearing up for her TUF 23 Finale bout against Claudia Gadelha on July 8th. The highly anticipated rematch will be Jedrzejczyk’s 3rd title defense. To date, Gadelha is the only woman to come close to defeating Jedrzejczyk. When the pair first fought back in...

Mar 30, 2016 1:22 pm

UFC releases veteran heavyweight Jared Rosholt

News broke Wednesday afternoon that the UFC had released veteran heavyweight Jared Rosholt following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ loss to Roy Nelson back in February. Rosholt had been with the UFC since 2013 where he defeated Walt Harris via unanimous decision in the finale of the ‘TUF: Rousey vs. Tate’ finale. Rosholt...

Mar 30, 2016 8:51 am

Carla Esparza replaces Jessica Aguilar, meets Julianna Lima at UFC 197

The inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion, Carla Esparza (11-3 MMA), will return to the octagon next month when she fills in for the injured Jessica Aguilar against Julianna Lima (8-2 MMA). The bout will mark Esparza’s first fight since losing her title to Joanna Jedrzejczyk via TKO at UFC 185 in March of 2015. Prior...

Mar 30, 2016 2:34 am

Joe Lauzon vs. Diego Sanchez in the works for UFC 200

A bout that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it is being targeted for UFC 200. MMA Fighting reports that the UFC is working on putting a fight together between Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez. The TUF veterans were originally scheduled to fight back at UFC 180, but injuries suffered by both Lauzon...

Mar 25, 2016 8:31 am

Conor McGregor’s coach backs fight with Frankie Edgar at Madison Square Garden

While Frankie Edgar has been campaigning for a title shot against Conor McGregor since his TUF 22 finale KO win over Chad Mendes, the stars could finally be aligning for a McGregor vs. Edgar fight. With MMA being legalized in New York earlier this week, Conor McGregor’s striking coach, Owen Roddy, believes that a fight...

Mar 15, 2016 2:49 pm

VIDEO | Holly Holm and Joanna Jedrzejczyk sparring

Back at UFC 193, Holly Holm and Joanna Jedrzejczyk both fought in Melbourne Australia. Jedrzejczyk successfully defended her UFC strawweight championship against Valerie Letourneau in the co-main event, while Holm pulled off one of the biggest upsets in UFC history in the main event as she KOd Ronda Rousey. At UFC 196 Holly Holm suffered...

Mar 12, 2016 8:28 am

PHOTO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk training with Jon Jones & Holly Holm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is currently gearing up for her next title defense, a rematch with the woman who pushed her more than any other fighter inside the Octagon, Claudia Gadelha. The pair first met at UFC on FOX 13 back in 2014 where Jedrzejczyk was given the nod on a split decision win. Jedrzejczyk went on...

Mar 12, 2016 8:07 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar chokes Tiger into submission in commercial

While the UFC brass determines whether Jose Aldo or Frankie Edgar will challenge Conor McGregor at UFC 200 for the UFC featherweight championship, ‘The Answer’ is staying busy. Edgar was promised a title shot following his knockout win over Chad Mendes at the TUF 22 finale in December, however Jose Aldo has been campaigning for...

Mar 11, 2016 8:34 pm

PHOTO | Jose Aldo continues campaign for rematch with Conor McGregor at UFC 200

Since Conor McGregor’s 2nd round submission loss to Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 last week, it was revealed that McGregor would be returning to featherweight to defend his championship. This week UFC President Dana White visited with McGregor, and revealed McGregor’s intentions to defend his featherweight championship at UFC 200 in...

Mar 11, 2016 2:39 pm

Dana White hinting at potential Conor McGregor vs. Frankie Edgar fight at UFC 200?

In the aftermath of UFC 196, where Conor McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in the main event, McGregor revealed that he plans to return to featherweight to defend his UFC championship. In the week following UFC 196, UFC President Dana White visited with McGregor, and it was determined that McGregor would still be fighting...

Mar 11, 2016 9:02 am

POLL | Who should Conor McGregor defend his title against at UFC 200?

It has been confirmed by UFC President Dana White that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be fighting at UFC 200. With that being said, there is still much speculation as to who McGregor will fight at the historic event. McGregor has stated that he wants to defend his featherweight championship at UFC 200, however...

Mar 11, 2016 8:30 am

VIDEO | Dana White announces Conor McGregor will fight at UFC 200

Prior to UFC 196, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor revealed that he had committed to a bout at UFC 200, however no opponent had been named. This was likely to keep McGregor’s options open based on the outcome of his UFC 196 scrap. Of course as everyone knows by now, Nate Diaz defeated McGregor at...

Mar 10, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | Jedrzejczyk: I broke Gadelha already

Joanna Jedrzejczyk the UFC straw weight champion will fight Claudia Gadelha July 8 in Las Vegas at the Ulitmate Fighter 23 finale. They are opposing coaches on TUF 23 and as hoped there is true ill will between the two. The fighters got into a bareknuckled brawl the last day of TUF. Joanna has a...