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May 4, 2016 11:29 am

PHOTO | Paige VanZant hits the beach in her bikini

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has been tearing up the dance floor on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” On this week’s episode, VanZant and dance partner Mark Ballas scored a perfect 30 and are looking like the couple to beat this season. While Paige has been busy practicing her dance routines for the show, she found...

May 2, 2016 2:08 pm

Gunnar Nelson thinks teammate Conor McGregor does not want to cut to 145 again

Now that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is no longer fighting Nate Diaz at UFC 200, every fan of “The Notorious” wants to know what will be next. McGregor’s teammate Gunnar Nelson revealed some information about “The Notorious” on Monday’s MMA Hour as his own fight with Albert Tumenov is approaching this weekend at UFC...

May 2, 2016 3:15 am

Dan Hardy on Conor McGregor: ‘He’s bought into that hype himself’

Dan Hardy, former UFC welterweight title challenger and current color commentator and analyst for the UFC knows a thing or two about fight promotion. In just his fifth fight in the UFC, “The Outlaw” fought for the UFC welterweight title against Georges St-Pierre and the veteran spoke about how he sees things happening with the...

May 1, 2016 7:58 am

Cruz responds to DJ’s request for a super-fight

Following his impressive first-round TKO victory over the previously undefeated Henry Cejudo at UFC 197, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson stated the he was very interested in doing a “super-fight” with current bantamweight title holder Dominick Cruz. “The Dominator” and “Mighty Mouse” have already fought once under the UFC banner, with Cruz earning a five-round...


Apr 29, 2016 11:48 am

UFC veteran Tom Lawlor already experiencing symptoms of head trauma?

Head trauma is a concerning issue in impact sports. UFC veteran “Filthy” Tom Lawlor recently spoke on the Three Amigos podcast and revealed some discomforting information that could be linked to head trauma. “You know, six months ago, I had a concussion, and I’m not sure how much I ever really recovered from it (transcribed...

Apr 28, 2016 9:08 am

Cain Velasquez reacts to Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC

While many fans and members of the MMA community are taking sides in Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez offers an interesting perspective on things. Velasquez, who won the UFC heavyweight championship twice and defended it twice, understands the promo work that a champion must do, and thus offered...

Apr 26, 2016 9:09 am

Dominick Cruz blasts “scumbag” Urijah Faber

Ahead of Dominick Cruz’s UFC 199 title defense against his nemesis, Urijah Faber, Cruz had some choice words for his rival. After TJ Dillashaw left Team Alpha Male last year, things were understandably tense between Faber and Dillashaw given the fact that Faber was Dillashaw’s mentor at one point in time. Things turned from bad...

Apr 23, 2016 11:31 pm

Fighters react to Demetrious Johnson’s TKO win over Henry Cejudo

In the co-main event of UFC 197, Demetrious Johnson faced arguably the toughest test of his MMA career as he faced Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo. Johnson picked up an extremely impressive 1st round TKO win over Cejudo to retain his UFC flyweight championship. Below you can see the best reactions from fighters regarding Johnson’s...

Apr 23, 2016 10:24 am

Demetrious Johnson discusses USADA banned substance list

UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson is one of the most respected fighters both inside and outside the Octagon. Johnson, who has a pretty strong case for pound for pound kingpin, is not only the only flyweight champion in UFC history, but has also earned the respect of fans for being extremely classy. In addition, the...

Apr 19, 2016 9:51 am

Jon Jones: “I was a drug addict”

It’s no secret that UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has battled with addiction. ‘Bones’ tested positive for cocaine prior to UFC 178, and then checked himself in to rehab after his hit-and-run incident in April of 2015. Before Jones was even re-instated by the UFC, he moved to Albuquerque New Mexico to train...

Apr 19, 2016 9:13 am

UFC releases three fighters

The UFC has once again cut several fighters from their active roster. While the UFC has yet to officially announce any of the releases, the account which broke the news is a very reputable one, which uses a program which detects when fighters are deleted from the UFC’s active roster on UFC.com. [Deleted] Emily Peters...

Apr 15, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Who wins this Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz slap contest?

Star UFC veteran Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor are set to fight in an immediate rematch at UFC 200. Some fans could not wait. Check out this hilarious edited video of Diaz and McGregor go at it in a slap contest. While Diaz is already known for his “Stockton slap,” McGregor has...

Apr 14, 2016 10:30 pm

Ronda Rousey talks desire to fight in New York

On Thursday afternoon New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York. This led to the UFC promptly announcing that their inaugural event in New York would go down on November 12th. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta revealed that UFC 205 would be the inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden,...

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 6, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones gets more credit than he deserves

It’s no secret that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been trading barbs on social media for quite some time now dating back to before their first meeting inside the Octagon at the beginning of 2015. While things have gotten not only heated, but also personal, between the two on social media, UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 6, 2016 9:41 am

Corey ‘Beastin 25/8’ Anderson pays it forward with generous act

Recently, the UFC announced that the tryouts for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter would be held at the end of April in Las Vegas. The season will be unlike any other in the show’s history given the fact that the winner will get a flyweight title shot against the winner of UFC 197’s...

Apr 5, 2016 8:35 am

Ovince Saint Preux explains why he turned down Daniel Cormier’s training offer

After it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 197, Daniel Cormier offered to train Saint Preux to beat the pound for pound king. Saint Preux explained to BloodyElbow why he decided...

Apr 5, 2016 8:28 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on “crazy ride” of UFC 197

While Daniel Cormier is no longer able to fight at UFC 197, the UFC light heavyweight champion admits that the road leading up to his withdrawal from the event was a bumpy one. Cormier spoke on The MMA Hour to discuss his knee injury, Jon Jones’ legal troubles, and his decision to ultimately withdraw from...

Apr 3, 2016 2:29 pm

Jedrzejczyk plans to give Gadelha an “IV, steroids, USADA book” as a pre-fight gift

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been busy training for her upcoming rematch with top contender Claudia Gadelha. The bitter rivals, Jedrzejczyk and Gadelha, just recently completed the filming of The Ultimate Fighter Season 23, where they served as opposing coaches. Joanna spoke to The MMA Hour about her experience filming “TUF” and what...