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Dec 26, 2015 9:01 am

Khabib on return: ‘I must become more professional’

It has been nearly two years since Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov has competed inside the Octagon. In his last Octagon appearance, ‘The Eagle’ defeated Rafael Dos Anjos via unanimous decision. A bout between Nurmagomedov and Cerrone was booked for September of 2014, however a knee injury forced ‘The Eagle’ out of the bout. Nurmagomedov was...

Dec 16, 2015 8:52 am

Jhenny Andrade wants to be your #WCW

The Brazilian UFC Octagon Girl said it herself in her Instagram post on Wednesday and we have no problem with that! #HappyWednesday 💋 I wanna be your #Wcw 😍 📷 photo @drausiotuzzolo A photo posted by Jhenny Andrade UFC (@jhennyandradeufc) on Dec 16, 2015 at 4:58am PST   If you need another reason, here are...

Dec 8, 2015 3:54 pm

Tyson Fury slams McGregor for copying him

At first glance, there isn’t much that Tyson Fury and Conor McGregor have in common. However according to Tyson Fury, McGregor has been copying him for quite some time, and not just when it comes to fighting. He spoke on The MMA Hour: “I am familiar with a man named Conor McGregor. I think he...

Dec 8, 2015 1:15 am

Conor McGregor says ahead of Jose Aldo bout: ‘I have lost my mind . . .’

As Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo prepare to collide and unify the featherweight belts at UFC 194, one can only imagine the physical and mental stress that the two warriors are going through. Interim champion Conor McGregor was recently featured by the Wall Street Journal and talks about his desire to be the best and...


Dec 4, 2015 8:47 pm

Gleison Tibau apologizes for blood doping

Friday afternoon it was revealed that UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau had been provisionally suspended after it was revealed that he potentially failed an out-of-competition USADA drug test. Following that announcement it was revealed that Tibau had failed a drug test for EPO, a form of blood doping. Tibau released a statement via MMAFighting about the...

Dec 3, 2015 1:00 pm

Dana White CONFIRMS Rousey will get immediate rematch

Since Holly Holm demolished Ronda Rousey en route to a 2nd round KO win at UFC 193 to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship last month, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Ronda Rousey should get an immediate rematch given how dominant of a performance Holly Holm put on. UFC President...

Dec 2, 2015 8:29 am

Holm gets stamp of approval from MMA legend

Holly Holm’s impressive win over Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 earned her the respect and admiration of fans as well as her fellow fighters. Now, the win has even earned Holm the respect from MMA legend and famed striker Mirko Cro Cop. He spoke on The MMA Hour: “It was a great performance. To be...

Dec 1, 2015 8:54 am

Cormier considering April 23rd fight with Jones

Since Jon Jones has been reinstated by the UFC there has been much speculation as to when he would fight lightweight champion Daniel Cormier. Jones initially was looking for an April fight at the Madison Square Garden, however as the champion, Cormier wasn’t going to go for that. Now, Cormier seems to be more open...

Nov 28, 2015 9:12 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Benson Henderson’s split decision win

Earlier today in Seoul, Korea Benson Henderson defeated Jorge Masvidal via split decision. Immediately fighters took to Twitter to react to the bout on Twitter. We compiled some of the best reactions for you in one article, check it out! It's time for the main event! #UFCSeoul: @BensonHenderson vs @GamebredFighter! https://t.co/9TV1yEmC3L pic.twitter.com/ROuL4L0kZ1 — UFC (@ufc)...

Nov 27, 2015 4:30 pm

Kings MMA coach invites Rousey to train

Rafael Cordeiro is one of the most well known and respected trainers in the MMA industry. Cordeiro has trained the likes of Rafael Dos Anjos, Lyoto Machida, Wanderlei Silva, Fabricio Werdum, and Shogun Rua to name a few. Following Ronda Rousey’s UFC 193 knockout loss to Holly Holm earlier this month, Rafael Dos Anjos invited...

Nov 27, 2015 8:36 am

Update on Fedor’s opponent for NYE return

Since it was revealed that Fedor Emelianenko would no longer be fighting Jaideep Singh in his return to MMA on New Years Eve, there has been much speculation as to who ‘The Last Emperor’ would be facing. Rizin FC boss Nobuyuki Sakakibara spoke to Tass.ru via BloodyElbow to discuss the most recent update to the...

Nov 13, 2015 7:46 am

Henderson teases big announcement on Saturday

Dan Henderson is fresh off of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ TKO loss to Vitor Belfort, but that hasn’t stopped the former Pride FC champion from teasing a major announcement. While many, including Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier, are calling for Hendo’s retirement, he assured fans that the announcement on Saturday would have nothing...

Nov 13, 2015 6:47 am

Abel Trujillo planning to appeal controversial loss

Abel Trujillo is fresh off his ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ loss to Gleison Tibau after referee Keith Peterson stopped the fight because he believed that Trujillo had been choked out, however Trujillo was most certainly conscious. According to MMAFighting, Trujillo’s camp requested paperwork from the Brazilian Commission (CABMMA) to appeal the loss. Ultimately, the...

Nov 11, 2015 11:46 am

BREAKDOWN! Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Valerie Letourneau

This Saturday in Melbourne Australia, Joanna Jedrzejczyk will look to defend her UFC women’s strawweight championship against Valerie Letourneau at the Etihad Stadium in to co-main event of UFC 193. Ahead of the fight we decided to do a breakdown of the co-main event bout and look at what both women will have to do...

Nov 10, 2015 9:18 am

Rothwell ‘denied’ opportunity to fill in for Cro Cop

It looks like Ben Rothwell’s wishes are continuing to just go up in smoke. Rothwell revealed on Twitter that he was denied the spot from the UFC to fill in for Mirko Filipovic after Filipovic announced he had to pull out of UFC Fight Night 79. Filipovic was set to fight against Anthony Hamilton, but...

Nov 8, 2015 6:28 am

Twitter reacts to Glover Teixeira’s TKO of Patrick Cummins

Glover Teixeira is on a mission to erase his losses to former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and Phil Davis by going on another impressive winning streak. Teixeira’s performance at “UFC Fight Night 77” against Patrick Cummins surely aided him in his mission because he looked like an absolute monster before picking up the...

Nov 6, 2015 7:00 am

Anderson Silva hints on comeback with more focus than ever

UFC legend Anderson Silva announced on his Facebook page that he is ready to come back to the UFC. The former UFC middleweight champion often talked about in pound-for-pound lists was suspended for one year after testing positive for steroids in his fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Silva posted a photo with this...

Oct 30, 2015 10:29 am

Joe Lauzon rallying for the fight against cancer! Here is how you can join

UFC fan favorite Joe Lauzon and his family have already beat the biggest opponent they could ever face. Lauzon’s son was diagnosed with cancer just days after he was born last year. Fortunately young Joey Lauzon has the fighting spirit like his dad and was able to overcome the illness. Lauzon is rallying for a donation...

Oct 29, 2015 7:00 am

Ronda Rousey enters the world of rap

First it was just a drop of her name in a pop song. Now, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has an entire rap song made just for her. YNIQ, an artist out of Miami released this song that is based entirely on the “Rowdy” UFC champion. Take a listen to the track, “Ronda Rousey” and...

Oct 28, 2015 9:38 am

Rizin officials searching for new opponent for Emelianenko

Recently it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko would be making his return to MMA on New Year’s Eve under the Rizin Fighting Federation banner. There was much speculation as to who Emelianenko would be fighting in his highly anticipated return to MMA. When news broke that Jaideep Singh, who was just 1-0 in professional MMA...

Oct 27, 2015 9:26 am

Poirier: I saved Norman Parke’s career

When Joseph Duffy withdrew from his main event bout of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ against Dustin Poirier the UFC offered Norman Parke the opportunity to step in on short notice for Duffy. Parke accepted the bout, however Poirier didn’t, which brought him criticism from many fans. Parke went on to fight Reza Madadi in the...

Oct 24, 2015 4:35 pm

Twitter reacts to Louis Smolka’s submission win over Paddy Holohan

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ Louis Smolka walked into hostile territory and defeated Ireland’s own Paddy Holohan in front of his hometown crowd. Twitter immediately went wild afterward, and we have compiled the best reactions for your viewing pleasure. Time for the #UFCDublin Main Event! @PaddyHolohanMMA vs @LastSamuraiUFC LIVE on @UFCFightPass pic.twitter.com/4v7Z6vj2yT —...

Oct 21, 2015 9:53 am

SBG Ireland coach threatens Reebok over “insensitive” shirt idea

It was less than 24 hours ago that SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh announced that his gym had partnered with Reebok. Kavanagh posted photos on Twitter of SBG Ireland filled with all new Reebok equipment including promotional posters of Conor McGregor, and the first ever ‘Reeboktagon.’ This morning photos emerged of a shirt that...

Oct 20, 2015 9:33 am

Lesnar: “I felt robbed by diverticulitis”

Earlier this year there was heavy speculation as to whether or not former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would return to the UFC when his contract with the WWE expired. Lesnar, who ultimately re-signed with the WWE, hadn’t fought in the octagon since December of 2011, where he suffered a quick TKO loss to Alistair Overeem and...

Oct 20, 2015 7:41 am

TWITTER BEEF! Patrick Cote and Jake Ellenberger trade shots on Twitter

Patrick Cote is itching to book his next fight in the Octagon! Cote took to Twitter to issue a challenge to his fellow UFC welterweights, which Ellenberger accepted. I want to be on the UFC on FOX18 card january 30th ! Who want to share that cage with me ??? TOP 15 !!! #fightersFight @ufc...

Oct 19, 2015 3:24 pm

Chris Weidman inks Reebok sponsorship and gets custom sneakers

UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman did the unthinkable in July 2013 when he shocked the world by knocking out Anderson Silva at UFC 162. Naysayers viewed the victory as a fluke and believed that if they fought again, Silva would win. Not only did Weidman defeat Silva again, but he would go on to defeat...

Oct 19, 2015 1:52 pm

“Cowboy” Cerrone: Dana White wouldn’t let me move to 170 pounds

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is one of the more popular fighters to ever step foot in the octagon and it’s with good reason; He is willing and able to take on a fight at a moment’s notice no matter who the caliber of opponent. When Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced to pull out of their high-profile fight...

Oct 18, 2015 10:35 pm

“Wonderboy” to Northcutt: Work Your Way Up Slowly…

Sage Northcutt has the potential to be the next big thing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and he proved it wasn’t all hype at “UFC 192” when he dismantled Francisco Trevino in less than a minute. There is no doubt that the nineteen year old phenomenon has what it takes to make it into the...