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Mar 4, 2017 10:19 am

Nate Diaz looking for “big deal fight, not a money fight”

UFC lightweight superstar Nate Diaz has been abesent from the Octagon since his UFC 205 scrap with Conor McGregor in 2016. In that fight, McGregor was awarded a majority decision after 5 hard-fought rounds. For McGregor the win avenged his UFC 196 loss to the younger Diaz brother back in May, where Nate stepped in...

Mar 3, 2017 8:15 am

Report: “Platinum” Mike Perry Returns to the Octagon at ‘UFC Nashville’

“Platinum” Mike Perry is poised for a return to the Octagon. The fan favorite welterweight will be taking on Jake Ellenberger at ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’, which goes down on April 22nd on Fox Sports 1 at the Bridgestone Arena according to the Los Angeles Daily News. This bout will be Perry’s fourth in the...

Mar 2, 2017 1:32 pm

Tony Ferguson: Stephen Thompson is going to ‘beat the f**k out of Tyron Woodley’

Tony Ferguson looks to be taking a page out of Conor McGregor’s book and ruffling the feathers of UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley ahead of his UFC 209 interim lightweight title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov taking place this weekend. On a UFC 209 media conference call, Ferguson stated that the interim title fight between Nurmagomedov...

Mar 1, 2017 3:02 pm

Dana White responds to Tyron Woodley calling him a “drama queen”

Recently, UFC President Dana White and UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley have continued to trade verbal blows in various interviews following controversial comments made by Woodley in regards to how he feels his race plays a role in popularity in MMA. Dana White wasn’t too pleased with Woodley’s comments, which resulted in the UFC President...

Feb 28, 2017 8:32 am

Anthony Johnson plans to ‘Whoop Cormier’s ass’ at UFC 210

In just over one month, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon against Anthony Johnson for a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 210. The first time the pair met in the Octagon, they were fighting for Jon Jones vacant light heavyweight title two years ago,...

Feb 27, 2017 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz: I got winner of Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

It has been over six months since we last saw Nate Diaz compete in the Octagon. The Stockton scrapper’s last two fights were the biggest fights of his career with the rivalry against Conor McGregor and many were thinking that Diaz has been waiting for the trilogy bout with “The Notorious.” In a recent video...

Feb 24, 2017 11:22 pm

Dominick Cruz turned down Cody Garbrandt rematch

In the co-main event of UFC 207, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz stepped into the Octagon with undefeated Team Alpha Male prospect Cody Garbrandt for a highly anticipated grudge match. The fight saw both men send verbal jabs back and forth over the course of several months, and even almost come to blows backstage at...

Feb 22, 2017 11:09 am

Duane Ludwig explains why Dominick Cruz looked different at UFC 207

Going into UFC 207, many predicted that Dominick Cruz’ elusiveness, movement, and experience would result in the reigning champion defeating Team Alpha Male prospect Cody ‘No Love’ Garbrandt in their highly anticipated championship fight. Come fight night however, Garbrandt delivered a masterful performance as he repeatedly dropped the champion several times throughout the course of...

Feb 22, 2017 10:55 am

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis sidelined due to injury suffered in Travis Browne fight

Ask and you shall receive, Derrick Lewis. Following a stunning KO victory over Travis Browne in the main event of UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax, Canada over the weekend, “The Black Beast” told Brian Stann in the post-fight Octagon interview that he didn’t want to hear anything about fighting for the next few months....

Feb 21, 2017 10:07 am

Matt Mitrione opens up on surgery for kidney stones following Bellator 172 withdrawal

This past weekend, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko was slated to make his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut against UFC veteran Matt Mitrione in a highly anticipated showdown that would have seen both Emelianenko and Mitrione put their 2-fight win streaks on the line in a highly anticipated marquee fight. Unfortunately, Mitrione was pulled from the...

Feb 18, 2017 1:06 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson eating brutal body kicks for 30 seconds

[youtube https://youtu.be/OTIVOnZs4C0] On March 4th, undefeated Dagestani lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will square off against streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated showdown for the interim lightweight title. The fight will not only produce the interim lightweight champion, but will also produce Conor McGregor’s next opponent when the lightweight champion chooses to return from...

Feb 17, 2017 1:15 pm

TJ Dillashaw accuses Urijah Faber of purposely continuing beef

It’s no secret that former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw’s split with Team Alpha Male was a very bitter one. After Dillashaw left TAM to join Elevation Fight Team in Colorado, Urijah Faber banned his former pupil from the gym in the midst of insinuations that Dillashaw was using PEDs during his time on the...

Feb 15, 2017 2:56 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption” cast has been revealed

The new cast for the upcoming “Ultimate Fighter: Redemption” has been revealed. The popular reality series will feature a bunch of familiar faces including former UFC lightweight title challenger Joe Stevenson. The 25th edition of The Ultimate Fighter will be coached by current UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and his former teammate and former 135-pound...

Feb 15, 2017 9:30 am

Former two-division WSOF champ David Branch has signed with the UFC

Earlier this month, we learned that World Series of Fighting star David Branch had entered free agency. Branch, who was the champion of both the WSOF light heavyweight and middleweight divisions, made this announcement on a recent episode of The MMA Hour. “I’m officially a free agent,” he said on the show. “I’m going to be...

Feb 15, 2017 9:18 am

NSAC willing to grant McGregor license to host Mayweather superfight in Vegas

In 2016, Conor McGregor was granted a boxing license in California, but denied one by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. At the time, it was explained that McGregor’s lack of professional boxing experience was the reason he had been denied a license in Nevada. Despite that, talks of a potential Floyd Mayweather superfight continued to...

Feb 14, 2017 10:37 am

Conor McGregor also demands $100M for Floyd Mayweather fight, meetings continue

“My number is a guaranteed $100 million. That was my number,” Floyd Mayweather has stated regarding his fight purse, and it sounds like Conor McGregor is now demanding the same thing. The boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is in the works of being put together as McGregor is currently in Las Vegas...

Feb 13, 2017 6:25 am

Cody Garbrandt gets tattoo to commemorate bantamweight title win

You don’t have to look at Cody Garbrandt for very long to deduce that he’s a tattoo lover. The undefeated bantamweight, who swiped the divisional crown from Dominick Cruz in December, has the majority of his torso and even his neck inked up. He’s still getting new work done, too. On Sunday night, the new...

Feb 12, 2017 2:35 pm

Derek Brunson believes he “outclassed” Anderson Silva at UFC 208

Perennial middleweight contender Derek Brunson took on former division kingpin Anderson Silva in the co-main event of UFC 208 last night in Brooklyn, New York. After three-rounds of action the Silva vs. Brunson fight went to the judges scorecards for a decision. To the surprise of many fans and analysts, Anderson Silva was awarded the...

Feb 12, 2017 8:58 am

After UFC 208 win, Wilson Reis wants Demetrious Johnson: I have everything to beat him

In July of 2016, Brazilian flyweight contender Wilson Reis was scheduled for a title fight with dominant divisional king Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. Unfortunately, Mighty Mouse was then forced out of this fight with an injury, depriving Reis of his long-awaited shot at gold. In a brave display, Reis then agreed to take a high-risk,...

Feb 10, 2017 11:01 pm

Dana White addresses Tyron Woodley’s race related comments

Recently, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has caught quite a bit of criticism for comments he has made, in which he stated that he has been the worst treated champion in the history of the UFC, and that he believes race plays a role in why certain fighters are portrayed poorly in the media. Ahead...

Feb 10, 2017 10:10 am

TJ Dillashaw calls out Cody Garbrandt: He’s different off-camera

UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw certainly have a rather public, and longstanding, feud following Dillashaw’s departure from Team Alpha Male quite some time ago. Leading up to UFC 207, Garbrandt, who was gearing up for his bantamweight title fight with Dominick Cruz, found himself being called out by...

Feb 9, 2017 8:26 am

Dustin Poirier opens up on Robbie Lawler ATT split

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler was a long-time staple of American Top Team in Florida. With that being said, fight fans were rather surprised to learn that the former welterweight champion had split from ATT following his 1st round KO loss to Tyron Woodley at UFC 201, where Lawler lost the welterweight championship. Even...

Feb 7, 2017 12:55 pm

Nate Diaz sharpening his boxing with Amir Khan and Andre Ward

Nate Diaz may still be laughing at Dana White’s latest fight offer but that isn’t stopping the Stockton native from getting his training rounds in. Diaz recently posted a photo with boxing superstar Amir Khan at Khan’s boxing club in San Francisco. Diaz said in his caption, “Here with @amirkingkhan at @andresogward and #virgilhuntergym in...

Feb 7, 2017 5:52 am

New women’s featherweight division will not coax Miesha Tate out of retirement

In November of 2016, on the main card of the landmark UFC 205, former women’s bantamweight champion and veritable WMMA pioneer Miesha Tate gave up a decision to Raquel Pennington. Without any intention of taking away from Pennington’s win, it’s safe to say that the version of Tate we watched that night was far from...

Feb 6, 2017 8:32 am

MMA community reacts to Patriots’ unforgettable Super Bowl win

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in Houston, Texas with an exciting night of mixed martial arts action. In the evening’s main event, we saw “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung mount a successful comeback after three years away from the sport, knocking out a game Dennis Bermudez in the very first round. Elsewhere...

Feb 3, 2017 10:23 pm

Dana White confirms UFC has made Nate Diaz next fight offer

UFC lightweight superstar Nate Diaz had arguably the biggest breakthrough year in MMA in 2016. At UFC 196 in March, Diaz stepped into the Octagon on just two weeks notice to fight streaking UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a fight that was ultimately contested at welterweight. Diaz shocked the world as he not only...