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Apr 19, 2016 9:39 am

VIDEO | Michael ‘Venom’ Page training with Ido Portal

With less than a week until Bellator 153, where Michael ‘Venom’ Page will face Jeremie Holloway, the “Hands down” fighter has teamed up with movement coach Ido Portal for some training. Portal gained notoriety in the MMA community after he began working with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Portal became a staple of McGregor’s camp,...

Apr 19, 2016 9:13 am

UFC releases three fighters

The UFC has once again cut several fighters from their active roster. While the UFC has yet to officially announce any of the releases, the account which broke the news is a very reputable one, which uses a program which detects when fighters are deleted from the UFC’s active roster on UFC.com. [Deleted] Emily Peters...

Apr 19, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones opens up on his 3 days in jail

Last month, Jon Jones was pulled over and given 5 tickets by a police officer who accused the pound for pound kingpin of drag racing, in addition to numerous other things. Jones ultimately turned himself in to police the next day and spent the next 3 days in jail leading up to a hearing, where...

Apr 19, 2016 8:59 am

UFC on FOX 19 salaries released

This past Saturday, UFC on FOX 19 hit Tampa. The main card on ‘big FOX’ saw Cub Swanson dominate Hacran Dias, Khabib Nurmagomedov make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon as he defeated Darrell Horcher, Rose Namajunas defeat Tecia Torres, and Glover Teixeira KO Rashad Evans. Below is the full payroll, courtesy of BloodyElbow:...


Apr 19, 2016 8:56 am

Brittney Palmer files lawsuit against her husband for assault & battery

News broke this week that popular UFC Octagon girl Brittney Palmer had filed a lawsuit against her husband Aaron Zalewski stemming from an incident that saw Zalewski arrested and charged with attempted murder, spousal battery, and criminal threats on June 11th. According to BloodyElbow, Palmer’s lawsuit, which was filed by Christopher Darden, states that the...

Apr 19, 2016 8:38 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones in fight week weight-cut – How does he look?

On Saturday, Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after over a year away from the sport due to legal troubles. Jones will face Ovince Saint Preux in an interim light heavyweight title fight that will see the winner eventually face Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. Before Jones...

Apr 19, 2016 1:38 am

VIDEO | Boxing’s biggest knockout of 2016?

On Friday, Mason “Rock Hard Mighty” Menard (31-1, 23 KOs) delivered a devastating KO punch that landed square on his opponent Eudy “AK47” Bernardo (21-1, 15 KOs) in the co-main event of ShoBox: The New Generation. Menard’s cataclysmic right hand in the second round delivered shockwaves around the world and the Internet has been buzzing...

Apr 18, 2016 3:10 pm

PHOTO | Fans spotlight this Nate Diaz Anthony Pettis hybrid fighter

While Nate Diaz and Anthony Pettis may not be the most fond of one another, both of the UFC stars are major fan favorites. Some fans have recently highlighted a Team Alpha Male fighter that strangely resembles the two star UFC fighters, Pettis and Diaz. Erick Sanchez-Gomez is a featherweight fighter with Team Alpha Male...

Apr 18, 2016 2:31 pm

UFC President Dana White: ‘I think Rashad Evans is probably going to retire’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans swallowed a tough pill on Saturday after being knocked out by the heavy hands of Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC on FOX 19. Despite only having two consecutive losses in his past two fights in the Octagon, the brutal knockout was the first time “Suga”...

Apr 18, 2016 2:29 pm

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m the king of excitement, Pettis is a sore loser”

Top UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez was a guest on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed his upcoming title fight with current division champion Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez stated that while “RDA” is a solid all-around fighter, nothing is going to keep him from winning the belt on July 7 in Las...

Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...

Apr 18, 2016 1:18 pm

Georges St-Pierre: ‘I’m in the best shape of my life’

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has not made any official announcement regarding a return to fighting in the Octagon but has revealed that he is in negotiations with the UFC on fighting once again. “I don’t know 100 percent,” St-Pierre said to Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of the MMA Hour. “We are training...

Apr 17, 2016 11:44 am

UFC issues statement on Diego Brandao’s strip club assault charges

News surfaced late Saturday evening that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao had been arrested and charged with aggravated battery and 3 counts of aggravated assault according to ABQJournal. Brandao was involved in a verbal dispute with a DJ at a strip club called ‘Knockouts’. Brandao left the club, and was later denied re-entry due to the...

Apr 17, 2016 11:19 am

Video | Khabib wants title shot next, not Tony Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov improved his undefeated record to 23-0 last night in Tampa, this by defeating Darrell Horcher via TKO on the evenings main card. “The Eagle” spoke with MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani after the fight where he stated that he wants a title shot next against “RDA” next, not Tony Ferguson. Do you think Khabib deserves...

Apr 16, 2016 9:29 pm

Diego Brandao arrested after hitting strip club employee with gun

News surfaced late Saturday evening that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao had been arrested and charged with aggravated battery and 3 counts of aggravated assault according to ABQJournal. Brandao was involved in a verbal dispute with a DJ at a strip club called ‘Knockouts’. Brandao left the club, and was later denied re-entry due to the...

Apr 16, 2016 7:49 pm

Twitter reacts to Glover Teixeira’s KO win over Rashad Evans

In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira showed his superhuman knockout power as he knocked Rashad Evans out cold in the 1st round of their headlining bout. Teixeira then proceeded to call out Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson for a #1 contender scrap. Immediately following the KO, fighters took to Twitter to react...

Apr 16, 2016 7:32 pm

Tony Ferguson unimpressed by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s win

On the main card of UFC on FOX 19, Khabib Nurmagomedov made his impressive return to the Octagon after two years away from the sport. ‘The Eagle’ faced UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher after Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson was forced out of the fight nearly a week before fight night. After Nurmagomedov’s win over Horcher, Ferguson...

Apr 16, 2016 7:27 pm

VIDEO | John Dodson blitzes Manny Gamburyan, wins via TKO

UFC Tampa Results:John Dodson def. Manny Gamburyan via TKO, at 0:47 of round 1 pic.twitter.com/sNyKOWrhrB — Combat Nation (@combatnationmma) April 16, 2016 On the UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card of UFC on FOX 19, John Dodson made his emphatic return to the UFC’s bantamweight division as he stopped Manny Gamburyan with strikes in under a...