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Aug 13, 2016 9:04 pm

The “Korean Superboy” Doo Hoi Choi challenges Cub Swanson to a fight!

UFC featherweight Doo Ho Choi (14-1 MMA) is quickly making a name for himself in the UFC’s stacked featherweight division. The “Korean Superboy” has gone 3-0 inside the octagon scoring first-round knockouts in all three of those victories. Choi’s most recent effort came at last month’s TUF 23 Finale event where he knocked out veteran...

Aug 13, 2016 11:19 am

PHOTO | Michelle Waterson suffers broken finger in training

‘The Karate Hottie’ Michelle Waterson is currently in the midst of a string of injuries that has seen her sidelined for over a year. After submitting Angela Magana at the TUF 21 Finale, Waterson was forced out of her UFC 194 bout with a knee injury. After news surfaced earlier this week that her opponent...

Aug 9, 2016 3:37 pm

UFC fighter flagged by USADA, won’t face suspension

News surfaced this week that ‘Ultimate Fighter: China’ winner Ning Guangyou failed a drug test for Clanbuterol. The failed drug test stems from a random out-of-competition drug test back in May. Interestingly enough, Guangyou will not be suspended for the infraction given that since 2011, WADA has been aware that failed drug tests for Clanbuterol...

Aug 4, 2016 1:31 pm

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk jokingly taps out 6’8 Olympic Volleyball player

Joanna Jedrzejcyzk might have been over a foot shorter than Olympic Volleyball player Lukas Kadziewicz, however that didn’t stop the UFC women’s strawweight champion from jokingly submitting Kadziewicz. Jedrzejczyk is currently coming off a unanimous decision win over Claudia Gadelha in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale back in July. Since then Karolina...


Aug 2, 2016 8:27 am

Rafael dos Anjos reportedly set to return in Mexico City on November 5th

On the heels of Rafael dos Anjos losing his UFC lightweight championship to Eddie Alvarez on July 7th in Las Vegas, the former champ is looking to return to the win column before the end of the year. News surfaced this week from Champions.co that dos Anjos would be returning to the Octagon at the...

Jul 9, 2016 9:37 am

Claudia Gadelha on Joanna Jedrzejczyk rivalry: “It’s not done”

Friday night in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the UFC women’s strawweight championship. Jedrzejczyk was able to weather the early storm from Gadelha, and ultimately win via unanimous decision, retaining her strawweight championship in the process. Following the bout,...

Jul 9, 2016 9:21 am

Claudia Gadelha’s message to fans following loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Friday evening in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated grudge match for the women’s strawweight title. Gadelha came out of the gate strong, putting the pressure on the champ through the first two rounds. Ultimately however, Jedrzejczyk’s cardio and striking throughout the second half...

Jul 9, 2016 9:08 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha share a moment post-fight

Friday night in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC women’s strawweight title. The fight was a classic, with Gadelha coming out strong in the first and putting the pressure on Jedrzejczyk. As the fight went on, the challenger appeared to...

Jul 9, 2016 8:55 am

VIDEO | Doo Ho Choi picks up 30 second knockout win

WOW. Another 1st round KO for Doo Ho Choi! Right straights do not get prettier than that. #TUFFinale https://t.co/uk6fKrL4TK — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 9, 2016 Friday evening in Las Vegas, ‘The Korean Superbly’ Doo Ho Choi continued his unbeaten UFC streak as he knocked out Thiago Tavares on the main card of the...

Jul 8, 2016 11:09 pm

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Claudia Gadelha (highlights)

Friday evening in Las Vegas, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC women’s strawweight championship. Gadelha came out strong in the first, putting the pressure on Jedrzejczyk through the first two rounds. In the end however, the champ poured it on, ultimately winning a unanimous decision and retaining her...

Jul 6, 2016 8:08 am

Claudia Gadelha predicts Joanna Jedrzejczyk will use illegal shots in rematch

This week, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the UFC women’s strawweight championship. The pair’s first fight, which was arguably one of the closest fights in UFC history, took place back in 2014 and saw Jedrzejczyk win via split decision. Since then, Jedrzejczyk has gone on to...

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 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

[ooyala code=”hiNjc3MzE6Yn0A-BF4PCt93pcRCfT2X4″ player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”712″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is gearing up for arguably the biggest fight of her professional MMA career on July 8th when she has her highly anticipated rematch with Claudia Gadelha at the TUF 23 finale. The first time the pair fought, the fight went to a...

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...