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Aug 14, 2016 12:59 pm

Report | Ronda Rousey will not return at UFC 205

Who will headline UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in New York? According to MMA insider Dave Meltzer, it will not be former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Meltzer recently spoke with Submission Radio where he delivered the following news about a possible “Rowdy” comeback: “I talked to one of her friends a couple...

Aug 14, 2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern’s mixed martial arts debut (highlights)

Strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern was unable to finish Kenia Rosas in her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy 58, but the current number one pound-for-pound grappler did put on a dominating performance. Dern spoke to MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani about the fight and outlined her future goals in the sport: “I’m always confident in my jiu-jitsu,...

Aug 14, 2016 12:13 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey takes on Ediane Gomes in her first pro fight

Watch former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey score a quick armbar submission victory in her professional mixed martial arts debut against Ediane Gomes at “King Of The Cage – Turning Point” in March of 2011. “Rowdy” would go on to win her next 11 MMA fights, scoring finishes in all eleven contests, before eventually...

Aug 14, 2016 11:37 am

Derrick Lewis says he is returning to the cage at UFC Manila

Derrick Lewis (16-4 MMA) was hoping to get a fight against former champ Fabricio Werdum at next month’s UFC 203 event, this after Ben Rothwell was forced to withdraw from the cards scheduled co-main event with an injury. Unfortunately for “The Black Beast”, UFC officials opted to give Travis Browne the opportunity to rematch Werdum in the co-headliner...


Aug 13, 2016 9:05 pm

Conor McGregor is unsure if he will return to featherweight

Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White stated that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be returning to 145-pounds for his next fight, this after he squares off with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 next weekend. With that said, Conor would be returning to featherweight to have a title unification bout with current interim...

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 8:50 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor sends a message to fans

With exactly one week to go until UFC 202, where Conor McGregor will look to get his revenge on Nate Diaz for handing him his first UFC loss, the featherweight champ has a message for fight fans. McGregor uploaded the following picture to Instagram: Final cardio session of the camp wrapped up in the Las...

Aug 13, 2016 8:34 pm

Tim Kennedy hints at fight with Chael Sonnen?

Earlier this week, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy announced he would be returning from his 2-year hiatus for a “big fight” in the Octagon. With that being said, Kennedy didn’t disclose who his fight would be against, however many speculated that it would be a rematch with Yoel Romero, the man to controversially defeat him in...

Aug 13, 2016 7:47 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz: Road to UFC 202

With just one week to go until Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202, the Diaz Brothers have released the first episode of the ‘Nate Diaz: Road to UFC 202’ vlog series. Check it out above!

Aug 13, 2016 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson from 2015 (replay)

Nate Diaz scored the biggest victory of his MMA career at UFC 196 this past March when he submitted current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a welterweight bout in Las Vegas. Prior to his historic win, Nate was coming off one of the best performances of his UFC career when he defeated Michael Johnson...

Aug 13, 2016 3:33 pm

Breaking! John Dodson vs. John Lineker set to headline UFC Fight Night 96

A key bantamweight bout between former flyweight title challenger John Dodson (18-7 MMA) and knockout artist John Lineker (28-7 MMA) will headline October’s UFC Fight Night 96 in Portland, Oregon. MMAFighting was the first to report the bout. After falling in short in his two title attempts against UFC flyweight Demetrious Johnson, TUF 14 winner John Dodson returned to the...

Aug 13, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz recalls first fight as a child

It’s no secret that UFC lightweight Nate Diaz is one of the toughest men in the sport. Both Nick and Nate Diaz have earned the reputation for being fearless in the Octagon, backing opponents down while intimidating them with mid-fight trash talk. Ahead of his UFC 202 rematch with Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz recalled his...

Aug 13, 2016 11:36 am

Conor McGregor confident he can be first 3-division UFC champ

‘Mystic Mac’ is back! With just one week left until Conor McGregor’s scheduled UFC 202 fight with Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ is still confident that he can become the UFC’s first ever 3-division champion. After winning the UFC featherweight championship at UFC 194 by knocking out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds, McGregor was...

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 13, 2016 9:14 am

Conor McGregor roasts Nate Diaz, compares him to Homer Simpson

While Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz have been surprisingly quiet in regards to trash talk leading up to their rematch at UFC 202 next Saturday. Despite that, McGregor took full advantage of the opportunity to lob insults at Diaz during a UFC 202 media call this week. ‘Notorious’ compared Diaz at UFC 196, where the...

Aug 13, 2016 8:51 am

Cody Garbrandt claims he will leave Dominick Cruz eating through a straw!

UFC bantamweight contender Cody Garbrandt is hoping that an impressive victory at next weekend’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas will earn him a title shot against Dominick Cruz. “He said he’s going to add to my concussion list,” Garbrandt said, referring to a recent Cruz interview with MMAjunkie. “That says to me like he’s...

Aug 13, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor running through sparring opponents

With exactly one week to go until UFC 202, Conor McGregor is making his final preparations for his highly anticipated rematch with Nate Diaz. McGregor, who was submitted in the pair’s first meeting, has brought in several elite level partners to help him prepare throughout this camp including Jiu-Jitsu ace Dillon Danis and South African...

Aug 13, 2016 8:13 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey spotted heading to training looking in shape

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon since her November loss to Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193. While UFC President Dana White has remained adamant that Rousey will return to the Octagon by the end of 2016, Rousey has her silence on...

Aug 13, 2016 6:51 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor trashes John Cena and the WWE ‘dweebs’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor continued his verbal assault against the WWE on Friday. This time he took aim at the company’s most popular wrestler John Cena. “What’s the main guy? John Cena,” the UFC featherweight champion said at a gym day to promote UFC 202. “He’s 40. He’s 40 years of age. He’s walking...

Aug 12, 2016 5:17 pm

Jon Jones’ official USADA ‘Confidential Test Report’ discovered

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ Anti-Doping Policy violation spun the MMA world on its head just days before his scheduled title fight against current champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. While Jones and his team have remained adamant that the former champion “would never cheat,” his “full fair legal review” is still in...

Aug 12, 2016 4:08 pm

PHOTO | Tyron Woodley leaks text messages with Georges St-Pierre

While UFC President Dana White stated this week that Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson would be getting the next welterweight title shot, Tyron Woodley is doing is best to finalize a fight with Georges St-Pierre. After White announced that Thompson would be the first challenger to Woodley’s welterweight championship, Woodley took to Twitter to point out that...

Aug 12, 2016 3:48 pm

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson reacts to news of title fight

While Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson may be the welterweight #1 contender, there was much uncertainty as to whether or not he would get the next welterweight title shot. After Tyron Woodley knocked out Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 201 at the end of last month, the newly crowned champ shut down Thompson on...

Aug 12, 2016 1:43 pm

Tyron Woodley reacts to news of Stephen Thompson fight

Friday afternoon, UFC President Dana White revealed that Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson would be getting the next welterweight title shot. The news came after a period of uncertainty following Woodley’s UFC 201 knockout win over Robbie Lawler at the end of last month. Following the win, Woodley shut Thompson down on the FS1 post-fight show, calling...

Aug 12, 2016 12:21 pm

Tim Kennedy set to return to the Octagon for “big” fight

The last time UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy was in the Octagon, Johny Hendricks was the UFC welterweight champion, Jon Jones was the reigning pound for pound king, and Ronda Rousey was still the UFC women’s bantamweight champion. Kennedy controversially lost the first fight of his career at UFC 178 at the hands of Yoel Romero....

Aug 12, 2016 12:13 pm

Nutritionist weighs in on Conor McGregor possibly returning to 145

With UFC 202 just over a week away, many fans are wondering whether or not featherweight champion Conor McGregor will return to featherweight after his rematch with Nate Diaz. While McGregor has remained noncommittal about returning to featherweight, stating that Jose Aldo is an unreliable opponent, fans are wondering if McGregor will be able to...