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Jul 4, 2016 1:36 pm

Interesting data on USADA tests done on UFC ranked fighters in all divisions

Here is some very interesting data put together by twitter user @dimspace on the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s testing done on the UFC ranked fighters for every division. The data depicts the number of fights the athlete has had since October 2015 and the number of times they have been tested by USADA. Testing by Weight...

Jul 4, 2016 1:34 pm

UFC welterweight: ‘Fighting has never paid enough’

Fighter pay is always an interesting topic that brings debate from all angles. Recently, undefeated UFC welterweight Alberto Mina commented on his UFC pay and interestingly looks at his compensation with the UFC in a way that you typically don’t hear from many fighters. “Fighting for me is above and beyond just money,” Mina told...

Jul 4, 2016 12:30 pm

PHOTO | Arianny Celeste’s 4th of July booty

Arianny Celeste is one of the most familiar faces associated with the UFC and set off some fireworks a bit early. The UFC Octagon Girl spent her Sunday being what she refers to as “lazy,” while some might say otherwise. Celeste posted an incredibly sexy shot of her in some fine attire ahead of the...


Jul 4, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | ‘Game of Thrones’ actor gets training in with Conor McGregor’s coach

If he loses his sword he's just as dangerous #SirDavos #gameofthrones A video posted by Coach Kavanagh (@coach_kavanagh) on Jul 2, 2016 at 9:15am PDT The wildly popular “Game of Thrones” series has a cult-like following, very similar to UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and his fans. The stars aligned recently for “Game of Thrones”...

Jul 4, 2016 10:53 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: It’s Time – Full Episode

Are you ready for UFC 200? Check out this amazing 44-minute promotional video from the UFC, highlighting the biggest fights on the historical UFC 200 pay-per-view card taking place on July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. From the video description: “Eight of the greatest fighters on earth will stop at nothing to be victorious at...

Jul 4, 2016 10:33 am

Stipe Miocic wishes you a happy Independence Day in the most unthinkable way

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is a bad dude that knocks opponents out like it’s no big deal. Miocic has finished some of the toughest men in the heavyweight division, winning his last three fights against Mark Hunt, Andrei Arlovski, and Fabricio Werdum all by stoppages. So when you see this picture that the heavyweight...

Jul 3, 2016 7:31 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200: Counterpunch – Cormier vs Jones 2

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to rematch UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9. The two will look to settle their differences in the Octagon to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts and crown one man the undisputed champion. Take a look...

Jul 3, 2016 7:30 pm

Rory MacDonald a new proud father

Former UFC title contender Rory MacDonald hit a new milestone in life. MacDonald is a new father of a baby girl, according to his Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. Zahabi made the announcement on twitter on Sunday saying, “Welcome to @rory_macdonald and Olivia’s new arrival. God bless! Rory you got 16 years to beef up...

Jul 3, 2016 6:28 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen explains why Conor McGregor will lose to Nate Diaz at UFC 202

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is a very knowledgeable fight analyst for ESPN and has some interesting things to say about the rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Sonnen doesn’t think the outcome of their rematch will be any different from their first meeting at UFC 196 back in March...

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 12:06 pm

Ryan Jimmo proposed to his girlfriend just hours before his death

Tragedy struck the MMA community earlier this week when it was announced that UFC light heavyweight veteran Ryan Jimmo had been killed in a hit-and-run accident in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The two suspects involved in the hit-and-run incident that left Ryan Jimmo dead have since been arrested and taken in to custody. The two young...

Jul 3, 2016 11:32 am

Jon Jones refutes claims that he wants to fight Brock Lesnar

Earlier this week Jon Jones manager Malki Kawa made waves when he told MMA insider FrontRowBrian that he could see a “super fight happening” between his client (Jones) and Brock Lesnar if both fighters were to prove victorious at next weekend’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Jones recently addressed the rumor on Twitter stating...

Jul 3, 2016 11:14 am

GSP on fighter pay issues: “Some guys will fight for peanuts”

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre recently broke the news that he is currently involved in negotiations to return to the UFC. “Rush”, who is almost three years removed from his last fight at UFC 167, spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about fighter pay and the importance of contract negotiations. “That’s how...

Jul 3, 2016 10:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “What else do I have to do for a title shot?”

Following his recent victory over former title challenger Rory MacDonald, top welterweight contender Stephen Thompson is still awaiting word on what his next from the UFC. “Wonderboy” has reeled off seven straight victories, including a first-round knockout of former champion Johny Hendricks this past February. Thompson spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour where...

Jul 3, 2016 10:16 am

TJ Dillashaw: “Garbrandt is a liar, I’ve never been KO’d in practice”

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw recently sat down with MMAFighting where he discussed the current landscape of the 135-pound division. The way Dillashaw sees it, the winner of his rematch with Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200 should be next in line for a shot at current title holder Dominick Cruz. “The way I see...

Jul 3, 2016 8:27 am

Jose Aldo says he must rematch Conor McGregor before retiring

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will return to the octagon at UFC 200 on July 9 when he squares off with Frankie Edgar for the promotions interim featherweight championship. The bout will mark Aldo’s first fight since suffering a devastating 13-second knockout loss to Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 194 this...

Jul 3, 2016 7:47 am

Hunt on Lesnar: “If he comes in like a crazy man, I put him to sleep!”

Former UFC title challenger Mark Hunt will square off with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar in the co-main event of UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. The highly anticipated bout marks Lesnar’s first octagon appearance since suffering a TKO loss to Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 141. Meanwhile, “The...

Jul 2, 2016 6:27 pm

Cat Zingano eyeing rematch with Miesha Tate

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Cat Zingano will make her highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Juliana Pena. For Zingano, the fight will be her first since suffering her first professional loss at the hands of Ronda Rousey back at UFC 184 in early 2015. Ahead of her UFC 200 return, Zingano sees...

Jul 2, 2016 1:14 pm

Bryan Caraway & Miesha Tate want to be first couple to simultaneously hold UFC titles

Back in March, in the co-main event of UFC 196, Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In less than one week, Miesha Tate will look to defend her championship belt on the main card of UFC 200 against Amanda Nunes. In the meantime, Tate’s boyfriend Bryan Caraway, who is...

Jul 2, 2016 1:00 pm

Luke Rockhold rips “pice of s**t” Michael Bisping

While most fighters squash their beef after they fight in the Octagon, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping have continued their rivalry in the wake of Bisping’s UFC 199 knockout win over Rockhold. With the score tied at 1 win apiece for both men, Rockhold is eyeing a trilogy fight with Bisping sooner rather than later...

Jul 2, 2016 12:18 pm

VIDEO | Top 8 finishes from UFC 200 fighters

In one week, the UFC will hold arguably the most historic event of all time on July 9th in Las Vegas, UFC 200. The event will feature numerous high-profile bouts including Jones vs. Cormier II, Lesnar vs. Hunt, Aldo vs. Edgar II, and more! Ahead of the historic event, take a look at the top...

Jul 2, 2016 11:55 am

VIDEO | Bob Sapp KO’d by Aorigele

Bob Sapp vs Aorigele #RoadFC32 pic.twitter.com/4Vz4BGUhMM — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) July 2, 2016 The rough patch continued for Bob Sapp this weekend at Road FC 32, where he was knocked out by Aorigele in the main event. The loss pushed Sapp’s losing streak to 13, leaving him without a win in six years. See the...

Jul 2, 2016 10:38 am

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez believes there’s no such thing as over-training

With less than one week until Rafael dos Anjos and Eddie Alvarez square off for the lightweight title in the main event of UFC Fight Night 90, many are wondering if Alvarez has what it takes to dethrone UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Ahead of the fight, Eddie Alvarez joined Inside MMA to discuss...

Jul 2, 2016 10:00 am

Artem Lobov vs. Chris Avila set for UFC 202

As if ‘UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor II’ wasn’t already going to be tense enough between the two teams, now both men have teammates fighting one another. Conor McGregor’s teammate Artem Lobov will fight Diaz Brother protege Chris Avila on the highly anticipated event on August 20th. Lobov is riding a 2-fight losing streak into...