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Mar 18, 2017 8:48 pm

Jimi Manuwa is not interested in a fight with Jon Jones right now

UFC light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa is not interested in booking a fight with former division kingpin Jon Jones, at least not yet. “The Poster Boy” scored another highlight reel knockout in the featured bout of last night’s UFC Fight Night 107 event in London sending his opponent Corey Anderson crashing to the canvas with...

Mar 18, 2017 8:47 pm

PHOTO | Alan Jouban and Gunnar Nelson get together post-fight in London

Alan Jouban and Gunnar Nelson may have went to battle inside the octagon yesterday in London, but that didn’t stop the UFC welterweights from getting together to talk fight strategies over a drink post-fight. Jouban, who was submitted by Nelson in the second-round of their co-main bout at UFC Fight Night 107, took to his Instagram...

Mar 18, 2017 8:46 pm

Brad Pickett issues statement following retirement fight loss

UFC bantamweight veteran Brad Pickett retired following his UFC Fight Night 107 TKO loss to Marlon Vera last night in London, England. Pickett had a strong opening two rounds utilizing some timely takedowns and ground and pound to get up on the judges scorecards 20-18 heading into round three. However, the tide turned against “One...

Mar 18, 2017 8:44 pm

PHOTO | Official poster for UFC on FOX 24

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released the official poster for UFC on FOX 24 which takes place next month in Kansas City. The April 15 fight card is headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring current division champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson taking on surging contender Wilson Reis. “Mighty Mouse” was last seen in action...

Mar 18, 2017 5:43 pm

Pros react to Marlon Vera’s stunning upset victory over Brad Pickett

Pros react to Marlon Vera’s stunning upset victory over Brad Pickett UFC veteran Brad Pickett stepped foot into the octagon for the final time earlier today in London where he squared off with Marlon Vera who had taken the bout on very short-notice. Pickett was able to utilize some effective takedowns in the first two...

Mar 18, 2017 5:23 pm

Pros react to Gunnar Nelson’s submission victory over Alan Jouban

Pros react to Gunnar Nelson’s submission victory over Alan Jouban A key welterweight tilt served as the co-main event of today’s UFC Fight Night 107 event in London as Gunnar Nelson took on surging contender Alan Jouban. Alan Jouban was able to land some solid kicks while the fight was on its feet in the...

Mar 18, 2017 5:03 pm

UFC Fight Night 107 Bonus Report

UFC Fight Night 107 Bonus Report Today’s UFC Fight Night 107 event in London, England, delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at today’s UFC Fight Night 107 post-fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 107’ bonuses went to...

Mar 18, 2017 4:38 pm

Pros react to Jimi Manuwa’s one punch KO victory over Corey Anderson

Pros react to Jimi Manuwa’s one punch KO victory over Corey Anderson A key light heavyweight bout between perennial division contenders Jimi Manuwa and Corey Anderson served as the main event of today’s UFC Fight Night 107 event in London, England. After a bit of a feeling out process, “The Poster Boy” was able to...

Mar 18, 2017 2:23 pm

VIDEO | Bisping & Florian imitate Nate Diaz, McGregor, Romero & more

On the latest episode of UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1, hosts Michael Bisping, Kenny Florian, and Karyn Bryant participated in a new segment called ‘Shot Caller’ where Bisping and Florian took turns impersonating ‘shot callers’ in the UFC, discussing their next fights. Florian kicked off the segment by impersonating Conor McGregor as he called...

Mar 18, 2017 12:35 pm

Chael Sonnen explains how McGregor vs. Mayweather will “humiliate boxing”

This week, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor shook up the world once again as he spoke at a boxing event, where he promised to silence his doubters when he steps into the ring with Floyd Mayweather. “I’m the boxing guy, watch me take over boxing. Trust me on that. No one in this boxing game...

Mar 18, 2017 11:36 am

Miesha Tate only ending retirement for Ronda Rousey

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate recently retired in the midst of a 2-fight skid that saw her drop a submission loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 200, where she lost the bantamweight title, followed by a UFC 205 unanimous decision loss to Raquel Pennington. Tate explained that after 11 years fighting professionally, she...

Mar 18, 2017 10:19 am

Three fighters suspended for marijuana from ‘UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Bermudez’

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that three fighters who competed on February’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Dennis Bermudez’ card have all been suspended and fined for failing fight night drug tests for marijuana. According to MMAFighting, Niko Price, Curtis Blaydes, and Abel Trujillo have all been suspended 90 days and fined $1000 by...

Mar 18, 2017 9:50 am

Conor McGregor gives major update on Floyd Mayweather fight

More from Conor McGregor Posted by Los Angeles Times Sports on Friday, March 17, 2017 Despite numerous conflicting reports regarding the status of a boxing match between UFC superstar Conor McGregor and undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor has continued to remain elusive, remaining out of the public eye while managing to avoid any potential...

Mar 18, 2017 7:54 am

Alan Jouban discusses the return of Georges St-Pierre

Streaking UFC welterweight prospect Alan Jouban is coming off an impressive unanimous decision win over ‘Platinum’ Mike Perry last year, which extended his win streak to 3 following back to back wins over Brendan O’Reilly and Belal Muhammad. During a recent interview with BJPenn.com, Jouban spoke about a variety of topics, including the highly anticipated...

Mar 18, 2017 1:23 am

Michael Page’s father facing 22 sex-related charges

News surfaced Friday morning that Curtis Page, the father of Bellator MMA star Michael Page, is currently facing 22 sex-related charges, and has begun to appear in court. Page has been charged with 6 rapes, 14 incident assaults, and 2 counts of sex with a child under the age of 13, and is accused of...

Mar 17, 2017 4:37 pm

2 American Animals Episode 34 – Matt “The Immortal” Brown Joins the Show!

On this episode of American Animals, the Animals are here and ready to discuss the biggest news in MMA. First, we get a review of UFC Fortaleza and Kevin Gastelum’s TKO defeat of Vitor Belfort. Then, Ian and Erik are joined by Matt “The Immortal” Brown who is here to update us on what’s going...

Mar 17, 2017 12:45 pm

VIDEO | Fighters predict outcome of Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight

Dana White told Conan O'Brien Presents: Team Coco he believes Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather will meet in a superfight. So, who would win that boxing match? Andy Nesbitt asked a bunch of UFC fighters just that. Posted by @TheBuzzer on Thursday, March 16, 2017 With UFC President Dana White now seemingly on board with...

Mar 17, 2017 11:01 am

Alan Jouban: The UFC definitely needs new stars now

The UFC is going through an interesting time right now. With the debate of sport matchmaking versus the big “money fights,” there is no doubt that the UFC is booking the more lucrative matchups when they feel it is worth it. We have seen Conor McGregor get an immediate lightweight title shot without ever competing...

Mar 17, 2017 9:43 am

Angry Jacare Souza wants double KO for Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre

While an official date for Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre has yet to be announced, the UFC has officially announced that former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre will be returning to the UFC later this year to fight UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the middleweight strap. While fight fans are rather excited for the booking,...

Mar 17, 2017 9:21 am

Stephen Thompson tore MCL at UFC 209, plans to earn Woodley trilogy fight

In the main event of UFC 209, Tyron ‘The Chosen One’ Woodley and Stephen Thompson stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated rematch that had been several months in the making. While both men stated prior to the fight that they were looking to go out and erase any doubts from their first meeting,...

Mar 17, 2017 8:40 am

Jose Aldo hints at “secret” plan for “superfight”

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo may currently be gearing up for his UFC 212 fight with Max Holloway on June 3rd to unify the interim and undisputed featherweight titles, however the UFC veteran has some long term plans of his own. After being knocked out in just 13 seconds by Conor McGregor at UFC 194...

Mar 17, 2017 8:22 am

Chael Sonnen says Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather “Is ON”

Throughout the course of 2017, conflicting reports have continued to emerge regarding the status of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing superfight. While offers have been made on both sides, neither party has been able to reach an agreement. With that being said, the NSAC revealed recently that they were aware of ongoing...

Mar 17, 2017 8:03 am

Mayday! Former title challenger granted release from the UFC

Former UFC interim bantamweight title challenger Michael “Mayday” McDonald (17-4 MMA) has been granted an official release from his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship according to ESPN. McDonald cited “dishonest” business practices as his reasoning for requesting to be released by the promotion earlier this month. “The UFC was dishonest in the way they...

Mar 17, 2017 7:05 am

Vitor Belfort calls out CM Punk for retirement fight

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort suffered his third-straight TKO loss this past weekend in Brazil at the hands of surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum. With that said, “The Phenom” knows that it is almost time to call it a career but he would first like to finish his career on a winning note. Belfort, who...

Mar 16, 2017 1:12 pm

Lorenz Larkin leaves UFC in favor of Bellator contract

Bellator has scooped up another fighter from the UFC as Lorenz Larkin was announced under the Bellator promotion on Thursday. Bellator President Scott Coker tweeted a link to Larkin’s signing and said, “Looking forward to seeing @da_MONSOON in the @BellatorMMA cage very soon. Welcome back Lorenz! #BellatorNation” Looking forward to seeing @da_MONSOON in the @BellatorMMA...

Mar 16, 2017 12:23 pm

Chris Weidman weighs-in on Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre

This year, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will step into the Octagon to fight former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre in a highly anticipated middleweight title fight. While there has been no official date set for the fight, UFC President Dana White has revealed that the two will fight sometime this year. Interestingly enough, White...

Mar 16, 2017 11:52 am

Anderson Silva’s former coach to train Kelvin Gastelum for UFC 212

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is currently booked to fight top ranked middleweight Kelvin Gastelum in a highly anticipated middleweight showdown on June 3rd at UFC 212. While the scrap will certainly be a very interesting one, one aspect that fight fans haven’t been anticipating is the fact that Kings MMA coach Rafael Cordeiro,...