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Feb 14, 2017 8:49 am

Michael Bisping explains why he’s asking for money fights: I want “a big gigantic payday I can retire on.”

Over the last few months, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has generated a bit of controversy by asking for lucrative “money fights” and expressing disinterest in fights with his division’s top contenders. He has recently chased a fight with welterweight champ Tyron Woodley, for example, while simultaneously shrugging off calls for a bout with streaking middleweight...

Feb 14, 2017 8:49 am

Floyd Mayweather: Conor McGregor fight “getting very, very close”

Throughout the course of 2017, there have been several developments regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match. To start the year off, Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million to fight in a boxing match. McGregor remained quiet on the matter, however UFC President Dana White was quick to counter Mayweather’s offer, offering the...

Feb 14, 2017 8:27 am

Derek Brunson statement on Anderson Silva loss

This past weekend at UFC 208, MMA icon Anderson Silva snapped a 2-fight skid as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Derek Brunson in a highly anticipated scrap between two of the most exciting fighters in the middleweight division. Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, many believe Brunson won...

Feb 14, 2017 8:13 am

Joe Rogan backtracks on previous comments about Ronda Rousey beating male bantamweights

For a time, Ronda Rousey was one of the most dominant athletes in mixed martial arts. Scoring lightning fast submission wins and thudding knockout wins over game opponents, she looked more and more like an unbeatable champion which each consecutive defense of her women’s bantamweight title. During her reign of dominance, UFC commentator Joe Rogan...

Feb 14, 2017 7:25 am

“The Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi has Become a Super Man

Last December, on the main card of UFC 206, “The Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi and Cub Swanson engaged in one of the most thrilling scraps of all time. For three, frenzied rounds, prospect and veteran pelted each other with heavy artillery, hammering each other’s jaws and leaving ours on the floor. Given how exciting he...

Feb 14, 2017 6:40 am

UFC London gets new welterweight co-main event

For several weeks, we have known that a light heavyweight scrap between British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa and American wrestler Corey Anderson would serve as the main event of the UFC’s March 18 return to London, England. Now, we also know the card’s co-main event. London’s co-main event spot will be filled by a welterweight...

Feb 13, 2017 1:01 pm

Mike Goldberg drops hint on return: ‘You’ll see me around soon’

“It is all over!” You have heard the phrase time and time again from former UFC commentator Mike Goldberg. However, the term doesn’t seem to be applying to Goldberg’s career as the longtime voice calling the fights along with Joe Rogan dropped a hint that we will be seeing him “soon.” Goldberg tweeted after the...

Feb 13, 2017 12:15 pm

UFC discloses their hefty economic impact in New York from UFC 205

The UFC hosts events all over the world throughout the year that fighters, staff, and fans travel to be in attendance for. The impact that the UFC brings with their events stimulates the local economy where the events are held, especially ones that have massive draws on the card, such as UFC 205 that featured...

Feb 13, 2017 11:51 am

Cyborg: “Everyone knows who the champ is at 145”

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 208, Germaine de Randamie scored a controversial decision win over former bantamweight champ Holly Holm to become the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight champion. De Randamie’s history-making win, however, had a massive shadow cast over it by one woman: Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino. Cyborg, who has not lost since...

Feb 13, 2017 11:33 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva reflects on win over Derek Brunson

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva picked up his first official win since 2012 at UFC 208 over the weekend. However, Silva’s win did not come without controversy as many believed the judges unanimous decision could have gone in favor of his opponent Derek Brunson. Following the fight on Saturday night, Silva spoke with UFC’s...

Feb 13, 2017 10:06 am

Report: Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz strawweight bout in the works

Earlier this month, recent strawweight title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz made a smart callout of another recent title challenger in Brazil’s Claudia Gadelha. According to our own Chris Taylor, the Polish fighter could well get her wish. https://twitter.com/ctaylor_96/status/831184009703088128 Though we know this bout is in the works for sometime in the spring, an exact date and location...

Feb 13, 2017 9:27 am

BREAKING | Joanna Jedrzejczyk to defend strawweight title at UFC 211

According to a report from Poland’s Sport.pl, the next fight of Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s incredible reign as UFC strawweight champion will occur at UFC 211, on May 13 in Dallas, Texas. This challenge will be provided by streaking Brazilian contender Jessica Andrade. When we last saw Jedrzejczyk in action, she defeated fellow Polish striker Karolina Kowalkiewicz in the...

Feb 13, 2017 8:33 am

UFC Halifax: Lewis vs. Browne official fight card

This Sunday – yes, that’s Sunday, not Saturday – the UFC will return to beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia with UFC Fight Night 105. Here’s everything you need to know about the UFC Halifax fight card! Originally, this card was expected to be headlined by an interesting heavyweight rematch between former champion Junior Dos Santos and...

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 13, 2017 5:53 am

Artem Lobov on Swanson booking: This is my kind of fight

Over the weekend, we learned that Conor McGregor training partner Artem Lobov had been granted the fight he’s been campaigning for: a scrap with the UFC’s fourth-raked featherweight, Cub Swanson. The two will headline the UFC’s upcoming trip to Nashville, Tennessee on April 22. Given that Swanson is soundly inside the featherweight top-5, and Lobov...

Feb 12, 2017 1:51 pm

Doo Ho Choi vs. Renan Barao is not happening at UFC on FOX 24

During last night’s UFC 208 prelims, the promotion announced that four fights had been added to April’s UFC on FOX 24 event in Kansas City. The featured fight announced for the April 15 event being a pivotal women’s strawweight bout between Rose Namajunas and Michelle Waterson. Prior to last night’s announcement, it had been heavily...

Feb 12, 2017 1:10 pm

Cris Cyborg breaks down UFC 208’s Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm fight

Cris Cybrog was at the Barclay’s Center for last night’s UFC 208 pay-per-view event in Brooklyn but she was not involved in the first-ever UFC women’s featherweight title fight. Instead, Cyborg watched from the sidelines as Germaine de Randamie outpointed Holly Holm on route to a unanimous decision victory (48-47 x3). The UFC had originally...

Feb 12, 2017 10:39 am

PHOTO | New champ Germaine de Randamie squares off with “Cyborg”

Last night, the UFC touched down in Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. In the main event of the evening, the organization crowned it’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion. It did so by pitting Dutch kickboxing specialist Germaine de Randamie against former women’s bantamweight queen Holly Holm. Though De Randamie landed two questionably shots after the...

Feb 12, 2017 9:58 am

Three Fights We Want to see After UFC 208

Last night, the UFC touched down in Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. Though this card was far from the UFC’s most exciting event, it did cause some substantial shifts in the careers of some of MMA’s biggest names. Now that UFC 208 is in the rear-view mirror, here are three fights we’d like to see 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 12, 2017 8:29 am

Dana White explains how he scored controversial Silva vs. Brunson fight

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 208, former middleweight king and veritable MMA legend Anderson “The Spider” Silva attempted to correct a four-year win drought against rising middleweight contender Derek Brunson. After three slow rounds of action, which saw Brunson hesitate to engage, and Silva wait for rare opportunities to counter, Silva succeeded on this...

Feb 12, 2017 8:06 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC 208: Holm and De Randamie pocket $30K

Last night, the UFC touched down in Brooklyn, New York for the first time ever. It did so with UFC 208, a card that was headlined by the first women’s featherweight title fight in UFC history. This title fight pitted former bantamweight champion Holly Holm against kickboxing specialist Germaine De Randamie. De Randamie would win...