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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...

Jun 25, 2016 11:33 am

Michael Bisping: Chris Weidman fight isn’t on the table

It’s been less than a month since Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight championship. Since knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, Bisping has found himself on the receiving end of numerous call-outs from top ranked middleweights. Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman was one of the first men to call out...

Jun 25, 2016 11:25 am

Ronda Rousey reportedly “putting in work” at acting school in L.A.

It’s now been nearly 8 months since former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was knocked out cold by Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193. Since then there has been much speculation as to whether or not Rousey would ever return to the Octagon given that she regularly receives offers to star...

Jun 25, 2016 9:53 am

Rampage Jackson open to fighting friend Tito Ortiz

Back in 2013, former UFC champions Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz were supposed to fight under the Bellator MMA banner. Unfortunately, Ortiz was injured during his training camp, and was forced to pull out of the fight. The promotion never rebooked the fight, which was fine with Rampage given that the pair are friends. Following...

Jun 25, 2016 9:43 am

VIDEO | Rampage Jackson vs. Satoshi Ishii (Highlights)

Friday night in St Louis, Missouri, Rampage Jackson and Satoshi Ishii squared off in the main event of Bellator 157. The fight ended up going the distance, and was rather back and forth, with Ishii looking to take the fight to the ground and submit Rampage, while the former UFC champion looked to use his...

Jun 25, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “I know I can knock Robbie Lawler out”

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson put the welterweight division on notice earlier this month when he picked up a unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald in Ottawa, Canada. The win was an extremely impressive one for Thompson, who picked apart MacDonald, stuffed several takedowns, and fought out of a few submissions, over the course of the fight....

Jun 25, 2016 9:22 am

Michael Bisping blasts middleweight title contenders

Since Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, he has found himself being called out by nearly everyone in the top 5 of the UFC’s middleweight division. Bisping has done his best to respond to all of the challenges, pointing out that Luke...

Jun 25, 2016 9:13 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt gives honest opinion on Brock Lesnar fight

At UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after nearly a 5 year layoff. While Lesnar was once a dominant champion in the UFC, he will be taking on Mark Hunt, an MMA legend. Hunt, who has shown impressive takedown defense in recent years, also...

Jun 25, 2016 9:01 am

VIDEO | Get to know 68 year old fighter Ann Perez

The MMA world was taken by surprise earlier this year when a video surfaced of 68 year old WMMA fighter Ann Perez losing a fight in the cage. While many called out the promotion for allowing a woman of Perez’s age to fight, many don’t know her incredible story. On Inside MMA, Ron Kruck caught...

Jun 25, 2016 8:51 am

PHOTO | Claudia Gadelha looking absolutely shredded

With under a month to go until Claudia Gadelha fights Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the UFC women’s strawweight championship, the challenger is looking absolutely shredded! Gadelha will be looking to avenge her 2014 loss to Jedrzejczyk, which remains her only professional mixed martial arts loss to date. The pair have continued their heated rivalry on the...

Jun 25, 2016 8:46 am

Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem have first staredown

Since Stipe Miocic won the UFC heavyweight championship from Fabricio Werdum in May at UFC 198, he has been a busy man! After winning the championship, Miocic signed to fight Alistair Overeem at UFC 203 in Ohio. Following that, Miocic led the Cleveland Cavaliers championship parade earlier this week. On the heels of that, Miocic...

Jun 24, 2016 11:15 pm

VIDEO | Joe Schilling gets starched at ‘Bellator Dynamite 2’

Joe Schilling getting KTFO #DYNAMITE2 #Bellator157 pic.twitter.com/CP0hSgfE4r — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) June 25, 2016 Friday evening, Bellator held their second MMA-Kickboxing card. On the kickboxing portion of the card, famed kickboxer Joe Schilling looked to avenge his highlight reel MMA knockout loss to Hisaki Kato. Unfortunately for Schilling, the fight didn’t go as planned, and...

Jun 24, 2016 11:03 pm

Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia set for UFC 203

UFC 203 just picked up another bout, this time in the women’s bantamweight division. #10 ranked Jessica Eye will face #11 ranked Bethe Correia in Cleveland in a pivotal matchup. Both women could find themselves in a win-or-be-cut situation. Eye will enter the bout on a 3-fight losing streak, losing 3 consecutive unanimous decisions to...

Jun 24, 2016 10:48 pm

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis’ hardcore training for Roy Nelson

[ooyala code=”pxcWpkNDE6nR5im3K5vXC30JGPiAsBWm” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1600″ autoplay=”true”] Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis is currently riding a massive 3-fight win streak that most recently saw him knock out Gabriel Gonzaga in April. With that being said, Lewis is currently gearing up for the biggest fight of his career as he faces Roy Nelson on July 7th...

Jun 24, 2016 10:27 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor drilling counter strikes with Ido Portal

[ooyala code=”Y2aWpkNDE6zgOxC9g2QoSqcVhain8EVv” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”722″ autoplay=”true”] Ahead of Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz on August 20th, the featherweight champ has once again enlisted the help of movement specialist Ido Portal. The pair were seen together in a video working on movement drills earlier this week, and can now be seen in...

Jun 24, 2016 10:07 pm

Mickey Gall: I’ll finish CM Punk in one round

Its been over a year since CM Punk announced that he would be transitioning to MMA and entering the Octagon. Now, with Punk’s UFC debut finally set for UFC 203 in Cleveland on September 10th, the MMA world has been asking many questions in regards to how he will do. Gall spoke to Fox Sports...

Jun 24, 2016 7:31 pm

Problems between Anderson Silva and Dana White?

UFC President Dana White runs into issues with his fighters from time to time and usually resolves things fairly quickly so that everyone can continue doing their jobs. Most recently, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva posted an interesting photo and caption to his Instagram account. The “Spider” posted a photo of White with a quote...

Jun 24, 2016 12:22 pm

Glover Teixeira pulled from UFC on FOX 20

Earlier this month, news broke that UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson had withdrawn from his UFC on FOX 20 co-main event scrap with Glover Teixeira for unknown reasons. It wasn’t made immediately clear whether or not the UFC would look to find a replacement opponent for Teixeira, however we now have our answer. According...

Jun 24, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training with Ido Portal for UFC 202

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Jun 24, 2016 11:14 am

Nick Diaz wants to fight Michael Bisping, but not for the UFC middleweight title?

Another name has dropped on the list of opponents for the new UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Bisping opened up on his radio SiriusXM show “The Countdown” about recently hanging out with another big UFC draw that has been out of the loop with a suspension, but will be eligible to fight again in August....

Jun 24, 2016 10:28 am

Jon Jones says he prefers to fight like Floyd Mayweather, a winner, not an entertainer

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones won the interim title over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 convincingly. However, after going five rounds with Saint Preux, who came in on short notice, many were quick to criticize Jones’ performance in the Octagon and wondered if he could have beaten the champion Daniel Cormier...