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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 13, 2016 11:07 am

Julianna Pena regrets word choice, still wants to fight “b**ch” Ronda Rousey

#5 ranked UFC women’s bantamweight Julianna Pena is doing her best to secure a fight with former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. The former TUF 18 contestant released a video earlier this week, in which she bashed the former champ and her “fat arms”. The video certainly got Pena’s name in headlines, however she...

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 9, 2016 10:20 am

Will 23-year-old Mackenzie Dern become a bigger star than Ronda Rousey?

23-year-old Mackenzie Dern made her MMA debut at LFC 58 in July. The jiu-jitsu wizard put on a dominating performance for all three rounds of her fight with Kenia Rosas and ended up winning a unanimous decision. Dern is honing her MMA skills with former UFC lightweight champion and current Bellator star Benson Henderson at...


Aug 8, 2016 1:18 pm

Ben “Killa B” Saunders cut from the UFC?

Despite going 3-1 in his second run in the UFC, it looks like Ben “Killa B” Saunders may have been cut by the UFC for the second time in his professional MMA career. According to Treasure Island Resort & Casino, the TUF veteran is scheduled to compete at Fight Night at the Island on September...

Aug 7, 2016 11:59 pm

MMA community reacts to insane ninja fight between Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres

The main event of UFC Fight Night 92 in Salt Lake City, Utah was an insane matchup of two wild styles. Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres threw crafty strikes for all five rounds of their main event scrap that had people highly entertained. Speed advantage for Rodriguez is significant. Both men pretty reckless at times...

Aug 5, 2016 12:44 pm

Frankie Edgar to drop down to 135 to challenge for the title?

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar fell short of capturing another belt in his last fight with Jose Aldo at UFC 200. Edgar lost a unanimous decision to Aldo in a five-round UFC interim featherweight title fight and now Edgar and his team are thinking about what comes next for his career. While Edgar was...

Aug 3, 2016 10:25 am

Peggy Morgan gives photo update days after horrific fight injury

Peggy Morgan’s swelling on her face that ballooned up from the strikes of Megan Anderson was a hot topic of conversation over the weekend. Anderson picked up a first round TKO victory over the TUF veteran at Invicta FC 18. Despite the horrific injury and loss, Morgan seemed to be in good spirits after the...

Jul 28, 2016 7:25 pm

Chad Mendes breaks his silence on banned substance use and two-year suspension

Chad Mendes was suspended for two years on July 20 following his positive test for the growth-hormone releasing peptide, GHRP-17. Mendes finally opened to KHTK Radio on Thursday about what exactly happened that has sidelined the former UFC featherweight title contender for a couple of years. “It was GHRP-6. Before all this stuff came out...

Jul 28, 2016 10:38 am

Robbie Lawler not concerned with potential Georges St-Pierre return

Ahead of UFC 201 on Saturday, where Robbie Lawler will look to once again defend his welterweight star against Tyron Woodley, the talk of a potential Georges St-Pierre return to MMA can’t be ignored. With the list of welterweight title contenders being a rather lengthy one, Georges St-Pierre returning to the UFC would likely mean...

Jul 26, 2016 11:20 am

New Zealand BJJ practitioner kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio de Janeiro

As the Rio Olympic Games are approaching, many people are wondering about the levels of safety in Brazil. Recently, Jason Lee who is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner from New Zealand says he was kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio. From NZHerald: On Facebook, Lee wrote “yesterday I got kidnapped in Brazil.” Lee said...

Jul 13, 2016 12:37 pm

Ronda Rousey to get immediate title shot upon return to the Octagon

The UFC women’s bantamweight title has been playing hot potato ever since the dominant women’s champion, Ronda Rousey was knocked from the top by Holly Holm’s head kick at UFC 193. In Holm’s first defense, she was submitted by Miesha Tate in the fifth round at UFC 196. Tate also failed to defend the title...

Jul 13, 2016 10:43 am

Daniel Cormier took a pay cut to fight at UFC 200

When Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 with just two days to go until his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier, there was much speculation as to what would happen to Daniel Cormier in regards to his involvement in the historic card. Fortunately, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped in on just two...

Jul 13, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on timetable for retirement

At nearly 37 years old, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier knows that his time in the sport is limited. On the heels of Cormier’s UFC 200 unanimous decision win over former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, Cormier isn’t looking to take time off to wait for Jon Jones’ USADA issues to be settled. He spoke...

Jul 12, 2016 2:10 am

UFC President Dana White talks about how his job changes with the sale of the UFC

UFC President Dana White will no longer have his good friend and partner Lorenzo Fertitta by his side while working on anything UFC for much longer. With WME | IMG’s $4 billion purchase of the UFC from Zuffa, Fertitta will be stepping down as CEO and White will continue working as the UFC President and...

Jul 9, 2016 10:54 pm

MMA community reacts to Amanda Nunes defeating Miesha Tate

In the main event of UFC 200, Amanda Nunes shocked the world as she rocked Miesha Tate in the first round, and then proceeded to submit the champ with a rear naked choke to win the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Immediately, the MMA community went wild on Twitter reacting to the bout. The best reactions...

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 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 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 5, 2016 12:03 pm

Conor McGregor on first Nate Diaz fight: ‘I mismanaged my weight’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch Nate Diaz in a non-title welterweight bout at UFC 202. McGregor has been “obsessed” with his first loss in the UFC and is looking to show the first fight with Diaz was just a fluke. “I am forever, forever learning,” McGregor told ESPN. “I think in...

Jul 5, 2016 10:11 am

Dennis Bermudez eyes future as YouTube star following Guinness World Record

TUF 14 fighter & #9 ranked featherweight Dennis Bermudez recently added a new title to his name, Guinness World Record Holder. Bermudez broke a world record for drinking a liter of lemon juice through a straw, doing so in just 22.75 seconds. The video of Bermudez was viewed almost 700,000 times on YouTube, leading Bermudez...

Jul 5, 2016 9:06 am

Frankie Edgar predicts finish over Jose Aldo

In less than a week at UFC 200, Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the interim UFC featherweight championship. The fight will earn the winner a crack at UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who fights Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202. The fight...

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 3, 2016 8:08 am

Photos | Paige VanZant spends 4th of July Weekend in a bikini

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is one of the divisions toughest competitors. She has a never ending gas tank and is willing to take a punch so that she can give one inside of the octagon. The former Dancing with the Stars competitor spent most of the 4th of July weekend in a bikini, much to joy of her...

Jul 2, 2016 9:28 am

Kelvin Gastelum fires back at Johny Hendricks for training comments

Ahead of their scheduled UFC 200 fight, Johny Hendricks gave an interview regarding Kelvin Gastelum, revealing that when the two sparred, it was Hendricks who got the better of Gastelum. Now, with less than a week to go until the pair meet inside the Octagon, Gastelum reacted to Hendricks’ comments, while explaining why he’s more...