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Nov 18, 2016 6:31 am

Michael Bisping Agrees to Fight Yoel Romero, Hopes for Spring Date

Not long ago, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping suggested he would turn down a fight with contender Yoel Romero, even if Romero beat former champ Chris Weidman at UFC 205. His reluctance to accept this potential fight was based on Romero’s failing a drug test in early 2016 – which was ultimately deemed to be the result...

Nov 18, 2016 5:50 am

Ian McCall’s Bad Luck Continues, Belfast Bout with Neil Seery Cancelled

This is not a joke. For the third time in four months, fan favorite flyweight Ian McCall has had a fight cancelled just days before it was supposed to happen. He’s been forced to withdraw from his planned bout with Neil Seery, which was to headline the Fight Pass Prelims of the UFC’s Saturday return...


Nov 17, 2016 4:54 pm

Yoel Romero ridicules Michael Bisping on social media

The next middleweight title bout could be a matchup between champion Michael Bisping and challenger Yoel Romero. After a devastating finish over former middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 205 over the weekend, Romero and Bisping had a little exchange during the “Soldier of God’s” post-fight Octagon interview as “The Count” was in attendance hosting...

Nov 17, 2016 4:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC 205 knocks out NFL Super Bowl with remarkable social media statistic

There is no denying how much interest there is in mixed martial arts. With the UFC having its first event in New York since MMA was legalized in the state back in March, UFC 205 broke nearly every record in the company’s history. With the help of UFC superstar Conor McGregor headlining the UFC 205...

Nov 17, 2016 2:17 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Smolka: ‘You’re only as good as your last performance’

11-2 UFC flyweight Louis Smolka is looking to bounce back from a bitter loss. At UFC Fight Night 96 in a bout against Brandon Moreno, Smolka was finished for the first time in his professional MMA career as Moreno locked in a guillotine choke forcing the Hawaiian to submit. With his only loss prior to...

Nov 17, 2016 1:10 pm

Conor McGregor had staph infection weeks before Nate Diaz fight

Earlier this year the MMA community was left stunned as MMA veteran Nate Diaz not only defeated Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 on just two weeks notice, but also rocked and submitted the featherweight champ. McGregor, who appeared to gas early in the fight, was noticeably drained going into the second...

Nov 17, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC rankings updated following UFC 205 – Conor McGregor not yet at the pinnacle

The UFC rankings were freshly updated following the historic UFC 205 event that took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. UFC superstar Conor McGregor made history on Saturday night in the main event against Eddie Alvarez. “The Notorious” became the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight class championship titles at the...

Nov 17, 2016 12:05 pm

Cameras catch Miesha Tate informing corner of retirement before Octagon interview

This past weekend at UFC 205, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate stepped into the Octagon to fight Raquel Pennington in the kickoff bout for the main card of UFC 205. Tate, who lost the women’s bantamweight championship to Amanda Nunes at UFC 200 via 1st round submission, was looking to return to the...

Nov 17, 2016 11:36 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s comments to Michael Johnson mid-fight are terrifying

This past weekend at UFC 205, top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov stepped into the Octagon on the preliminary card portion of the historic fight card to square off against heavy handed lightweight Michael Johnson. The fight was an incredibly dominant one for Nurmagomedov, who made it 8 straight wins in the UFC, extending his...

Nov 17, 2016 10:37 am

Brian Stann calls out Yoel Romero for controversial antics mid-fight

While Yoel Romero is undeniably the #1 contender at middleweight following his vicious 3rd round KO of Chris Weidman this past weekend at UFC 205, Romero is also on the receiving end of quite a bit of criticism given his controversial mid-fight antics. The most notable situation came back in 2014, when Romero was nearly...

Nov 17, 2016 9:58 am

Eddie Alvarez reflects on loss to Conor McGregor with Chael Sonnen

This past weekend in the main event of UFC 205, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was on the wrong side of a brutal TKO from Conor McGregor. For McGregor, who made UFC history with the win as the first man to simultaneously hold UFC titles in two weight classes, the win was not only a...

Nov 17, 2016 7:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Perry gives prediction for fight with Alan Jouban

‘Platinum’ Mike Perry has been the talk of the MMA community for the past several months. Ahead of his UFC debut, a welterweight scrap with Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202, Perry made headlines for his weigh-in antics, high-fiving ring girls as he walked on stage, before then faking Lim out with a handshake. When...

Nov 17, 2016 7:42 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov gives UFC bold ultimatum

This past weekend at UFC 205 in New York, top ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmgomedov continued his undefeated streak as he scored a 3rd round submission win over Michael Johnson to extend his unbeaten streak to 24-0 as he cemented his place at the top of the UFC’s lightweight division. The fight was a particularly impressive...

Nov 17, 2016 7:00 am

Michael Bisping rips “biggest cheating mother****r” Yoel Romero

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has always been a strong opposer of PEDs in MMA. When it comes to the topic, ‘The Count’ is never afraid to speak his mind on the matter, frequently throwing shade at fighters, especially ones he has fought, who have failed drug tests. On the heels of Yoel Romero’s phenomenal...

Nov 16, 2016 7:11 pm

VIDEO | “Mystic Mac” Conor McGregor’s insane history of predictions

https://www.facebook.com/eireUFCOfficial/videos/1141526559219547/ One of the reasons that UFC superstar Conor McGregor has reached new levels of popularity is being able to talk the talk and then walk the walk. McGregor’s uncanny fight predictions have been so accurate at times, it seems like something straight out of a movie. Take a look at this amazing edit of...

Nov 16, 2016 6:10 pm

Roy Nelson suspended nine months for UFC Fight Night 95 incident

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson likely regrets letting his emotions get the best of him. “Big County” has been suspended for nine months by the Brazilian Superior Justice Court of MMA (STJDMMA) for assault and unethical behavior, according to a report from MMA Fighting. In addition to the suspension, Nelson was also fined $24,000 and the...

Nov 16, 2016 5:24 pm

Tyron Woodley gave up his UFC championship moment for the sake of Conor McGregor

Tyron Woodley missed out on an opportunity that most fighters in the UFC will never get. The welterweight champion gave up his post-fight photoshoot with his championship belt after retaining the title against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in a majority draw judge’s decision at UFC 205. Woodley gave up the photo opportunity after letting the UFC...

Nov 16, 2016 3:24 pm

PHOTO | Yoel Romero hugging Shaq is priceless

Yoel Romero made a huge statement with his flying knee finish over former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 205 over the weekend. The “Soldier of God” is looking to get a chance against UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and UFC President Dana White has already stated that the fight makes sense. Before going...

Nov 16, 2016 11:35 am

USADA Hands Lyoto Machida 18-Month Suspension for Anti-Doping Violation

Earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida was pencilled in for a middleweight bout with the now-retired Dan Henderson. The fight, which was scheduled for April’s UFC on Fox 19 card, would have been a rematch of a slow 2013 bout, which saw Machida walk away with split decision win. Regrettably, Machida...

Nov 16, 2016 10:58 am

VIDEO | UFC 205 Slow Motion Highlights

UFC 205, which marked the organization’s long awaited debut in New York City, was one hell of a fight card. Now the event is in the rear-view mirror, you can watch some of its most exciting moments in jaw-dropping slow motion. See these slow motion highlights in the video above! UFC 205 was headlined by a...

Nov 16, 2016 10:01 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Gets a Hero’s Welcome Home in Dagestan

Hundreds of fans crowded the tiny Makhachkala airport in Dagestan to welcome Khabib back to Russia. Few fighters ever receive this treatment pic.twitter.com/hkfL628XvW — Karim Zidan (@ZidanSports) November 16, 2016 One of the most dominant performances of UFC 205 – a card that was especially rich in dominant performances – came courtesy of Dagestan’s Khabib...

Nov 16, 2016 8:42 am

VIDEO | Watch Uriah Hall Smash Gegard Mousasi in Their First Fight

Originally, the UFC’s Saturday night trip to Belfast, Norther Ireland was supposed to be headlined by a welterweight bout between South Korea’s Dong Hyun Kim and honorary Irishman Gunnar Nelson. When Nelson was forced out of this bout with an injury, however, the Belfast card received a new main event: a middleweight rematch between Gegard...

Nov 16, 2016 8:39 am

Conor McGregor gives terms for potential Floyd Mayweather fight

The war of words continues between two division UFC champion Conor McGregor, and undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. Following McGregor’s UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez, which saw McGregor score a flawless 2nd round TKO win to claim the lightweight championship, talks of McGregor having a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather began to heat up...