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Jun 28, 2016 8:26 am

Conor McGregor will only fight Floyd Mayweather for even split

After Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event, talk of a potential boxing superfight with legendary prizefighter Floyd Mayweather picked up. Ultimately nothing came of the rumors, and McGregor was booked to fight Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on...

Jun 28, 2016 8:18 am

Conor McGregor may seek equity if the UFC is sold

For months now, there have been lingering rumors as to whether or not the the Fertitta brothers were looking to sell the UFC. While initial reports stated that the UFC brass was extremely close to working out a deal, there have been conflicting reports since then as to whether or not the promotion will be...

Jun 28, 2016 1:33 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor square off for a challenge

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor square off in Bud Light Canada’s recent commercial highlighting their “Earn The Title” promotion. From the video description: “Our #BudLightLiving winners teamed up with some of the UFC’s best to help determine the next champion. Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Anthony Johnson, Cain...

Jun 28, 2016 1:17 am

Police release images of suspect vehicle involved in Ryan Jimmo’s death

Horrible news hit the MMA community on Sunday when it became known that UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo passed away due to injuries sustained from a hit-and-run incident in Edmonton, Canada. Edmonton police released photos of the suspect vehicle involved in Jimmo’s death. From Edmonton Police Service: For Immediate Release:27-Jun-2016 @ 4:56 PM MRU #:H16R027-1 The...


Jun 27, 2016 6:01 pm

BJ Penn makes his case for welcoming Georges St-Pierre to lightweight

BJ Penn issued a formal challenge to fight Georges St-Pierre at 155 pounds late Sunday after hearing GSP say he could easily make the lightweight limit on a recent episode of “The MMA Hour.” On Monday, “The Prodigy” followed up with another tweet making his case for welcoming the former welterweight king to the UFC...

Jun 27, 2016 2:50 pm

VIDEO | Mark Hunt vs. Frank Mir UFC Fight Night 85

To get a better understanding of Mark Hunt’s vicious knockout power ahead of his match with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, we take a look at Hunt’s last fight against Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 85. Hunt and Lesnar will battle in a matchup of styles as Hunt will look to keep the...

Jun 27, 2016 2:39 pm

Vitor Belfort eyeing a ‘super fight’ rematch with Anderson Silva

Vitor Belfort and Anderson Silva met in the Octagon at UFC 126 back in 2011 for the UFC middleweight title where Silva picked up a highlight reel knockout in the very first round. Now, over five years later, Belfort is looking to avenge the loss to Silva in a fight that he says is a...

Jun 27, 2016 1:38 pm

BJ Penn and USADA come to agreement on suspension term for IV violation

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) released a statement on Monday addressing the suspension terms for BJ Penn for his admitted IV violation. USADA’s statement: USADA announced today that Jay Dee (“BJ”) Penn of Hilo, Hawaii, an athlete in the UFC, has accepted a 6-month sanction for an anti-doping policy violation for his use of a...

Jun 27, 2016 12:28 pm

Tyron Woodley says Robbie Lawler wanted to fight him instead of rematching Carlos Condit

While many fighters in the welterweight division are questioning the UFC’s call to give Tyron Woodley a title shot against Robbie Lawler, Woodley is more than ready to seize the opportunity to become a UFC champion. Woodley spoke with FloCombat recently on fighting his ATT teammate for the UFC welterweight championship title. “All I’m seeing...

Jun 27, 2016 11:59 am

Marcelo Garcia black Belt Dillon Danis: ‘Conor McGregor is amazing on the ground’

BJJ sensation Dillon Danis has been in Ireland at SBG training with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and his team preparing for McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202. Danis, a black belt under Marcelo Garcia spoke with FloGrappling about training with “The Notorious” and had nothing but great things to say about...

Jun 27, 2016 11:23 am

Anderson Silva states his case for a rematch with Michael Bisping

Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping fought a controversial fight back at UFC Fight Night 84, just a few months prior to Bisping becoming the UFC middleweight champion at UFC 199. Silva thought he had finished Bisping at the end of the third round and ran off jumping on the cage celebrating, but was dumbfounded when...

Jun 27, 2016 10:47 am

Conor McGregor still fighting with the UFC over media obligations

Conor McGregor bit off even more than he could chew in his attempt to negotiate media appearances for his once scheduled main event at UFC 200. “The Notorious” and Nate Diaz were pulled from the main event of UFC 200 after McGregor refused to take part in media obligations to promote the historic card. Now...

Jun 27, 2016 1:46 am

Joanne Calderwood has yet to hear from Dana White on her new contract and bonus

UFC strawweight Joanne Calderwood made some noise about her pay and being broke following her fight with Valerie Letourneau at UFC Fight Night 89. UFC President Dana White caught wind of Calderwood’s gripe on not getting a “Performance of the Night” bonus and said that he would be giving Calderwood the bonus and signing her...

Jun 26, 2016 9:13 pm

BJ Penn calls Georges St-Pierre out for a fight at 155 pounds

After hearing Georges St-Pierre tell Ariel Helwani on a recent episode of “The MMA Hour” that he could easily fight at lightweight, our namesake, BJ Penn took to twitter to cordially ask “Rush” for another fight in the Octagon. Penn tweeted, “Hey @GeorgesStPierre if you can make 155 easily, I’m free in November and would...

Jun 26, 2016 8:51 pm

Urijah Faber: ‘The best things were the memes with my chin and my butt matching’

Reebok has faced a ton of issues since trying to establish their brand as a legitimate athletic clothing company in the sport of mixed martial arts. From their countless design issues to now facing problems with their products not functioning well while being used in competition, Urijah Faber spoke about his recent wardrobe malfunction that...

Jun 26, 2016 7:22 pm

UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo killed in hit and run

Tragedy has struck the mixed martials arts world as it is being reported that former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo has been killed after a hit and run in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Canadian news outlet CBC shared the following information: Homicide detectives are investigating a hit and run on Whyte Avenue that left one man dead...

Jun 26, 2016 2:27 pm

GSP could ‘easily’ fight at lightweight in his octagon return

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre recently announced that he would be making a return to the octagon later this year. “GSP” discussed a possible move up to middleweight in order to challenge newly crowned champion Michael Bisping in his return. However, that is not the only weight class that “Rush” has his eyes...

Jun 26, 2016 1:19 pm

Conor McGregor details what went wrong in his first fight with Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor suffered the first loss of his UFC career to Nate Diaz this past March in Las Vegas. Diaz submitted the Irish superstar in the second-round of their main event fight at UFC 196. McGregor was initially supposed to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title at the event,...

Jun 26, 2016 1:08 pm

Conor McGregor: “I’ll toy with Diaz in rematch”

Conor McGregor will be looking to get revenge on Nate Diaz when the pair square off in the main event of UFC 202 later this summer. The current UFC featherweight champion was submitted by Diaz in the second-round of their welterweight fight at UFC 196 this past March. The brash Irish superstar is confident that...

Jun 26, 2016 12:52 pm

Wilson Reis believes he can knockout Demetrious Johnson

Wilson Reis will challenge Demetrious Johnson for the UFC flyweight title at UFC 201 next month. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, Reis, has earned nine of his twenty career victories by way of submission. However, when Wilson squares off with “Mighty Mouse” at UFC 201 he wouldn’t be surprised if he gets his first career...

Jun 25, 2016 7:01 pm

Conor McGregor: Retirement Tweet was a negotiation tactic

Following UFC 196, where Nate Diaz submitted Conor McGregor, the pair were slated to fight in the main event of UFC 200. McGregor wasn’t happy with the situation, and surprised the MMA community when he retired via Twitter. The fight was ultimately scrapped after McGregor refused to fulfill his promotional obligations for the event. Ultimately...

Jun 25, 2016 6:44 pm

VIDEO | Tim Kennedy talks Michael Bisping, next fight, and more

Back in 2014, Tim Kennedy defeated Michael Bisping via unanimous decision at the TUF Nations finale. Fast forward two years, and Michael Bisping is the UFC middleweight champion after knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 earlier this month. While Kennedy doesn’t have a fight announced, he did an interview to...

Jun 25, 2016 5:30 pm

Jon Jones is no longer interested in fighting at heavyweight

Current UFC interim light heavyweight title holder and former undisputed champion Jon Jones was recently interviewed by MMAJunkie where he was asked about potentially moving up to the promotions heavyweight division. “Bones”, who once seemed very interested in fighting at heavyweight, is now singing a different tune: “To be honest with you, heavyweight really doesn’t...

Jun 25, 2016 11:39 am

Cris Cyborg calls for the UFC to create women’s featherweight division

Last month, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut. Cyborg dominated the fight, knocking out Leslie Smith in the 1st round of their catchweight scrap. Despite the dominant win, Cyborg expressed her desire to return to Invicta to defend her featherweight championship before returning to the UFC. While Miesha...