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Jun 23, 2016 9:51 pm

Paige VanZant turns down WWE offer

Top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant announced Thursday morning on SportsCenter that she would be returning to the Octagon in August to fight Bec Rawlings. Prior to that however, VanZant was offered an opportunity to do an appearance in the ring at a WWE event. In addition, VanZant was offered an opportunity to appear...

Jun 23, 2016 8:17 pm

Chad Mendes reportedly fails drug test for growth hormone releaser

Earlier this month, news broke that top ranked UFC featherweight Chad Mendes had been flagged for a USADA violation following a random out-of-competition drug test. Mendes was quick to own up to the mistake, saying “I didn’t do my homework and that was a big mistake. I own it and I’m going to pay for...

Jun 23, 2016 1:35 pm

Canelo Alvarez on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 1: ‘Diaz didn’t beat him that night’

Canelo Alvarez, one of boxing’s biggest stars has fought in different weight classes to make the big fights happen. With MMA’s big fight between two competitors that are usually one weight class apart, Canelo was recently asked about the rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and lightweight threat Nate Diaz set for UFC 202...


Jun 23, 2016 1:02 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov shows off brutal ground & pound

[ooyala code=”MxZ2hjNDE6Kg4yfmOFsoyusalV0LNbv2″ player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently coming off a big win over Darrell Horcher in April after nearly two years away from the Octagon. While Nurmagomedov is currently taking time off from the Octagon in observance of Ramadan, however ‘The Eagle’ is still in the gym training in...

Jun 23, 2016 11:24 am

Daniel Cormier brings in 6’9 kickboxer to help him train for UFC 200

On July 9th, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of the historic UFC 200 card. Ahead of the rematch, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has enlisted the help of professional kickboxer and mixed martial artist Chi Lewis-Parry. Lewis-Parry...

Jun 23, 2016 11:09 am

Sage Northcutt looking absolutely shredded ahead of UFC 200

Young UFC star Sage Northcutt is looking to bounce back from his first professional loss as he is set to take on Enrique Marin at UFC 200. The 20-year-old star is looking like he is terrific shape ahead of the fight taking place next month. Recharging up! #RechargeIsComing A photo posted by Sage Northcutt (@supersagenorthcutt)...

Jun 23, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | #TBT Nate Diaz on CM Punk: ‘F**k him’

With the UFC’s official announcement of Phil “CM Punk” Brooks set to fight Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in Cleveland, we take a look back at the now prize fighting Nate Diaz in his interview talking about the UFC signing the former WWE superstar. When CM Punk first signed with the UFC back in 2014,...

Jun 23, 2016 10:27 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar weighs in on UFC 200, Conor McGregor returning to 145

Ahead of UFC 200, there has been a lot of talk in regards to Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar’s interim featherweight title fight, which takes place on the main card of the historic event. Back in 2013, Jose Aldo defeated Edgar, retaining his featherweight championship in the process. On the heels of Aldo’s first loss...

Jun 23, 2016 10:14 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant announces fight with Bec Rawling on SportsCenter

Thursday morning, popular UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant appeared on SportsCenter to announce her return to the Octagon following a stellar season on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. VanZant revealed that she would be fighting Bec Rawlings on August 27th at UFC on FOX 21. Rawlings will be riding a 2-fight win streak into the...

Jun 23, 2016 10:02 am

VIDEO | Dana White nearly faints during TUF 23 coaches challenge

The coaches challenge on season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter took an unexpected turn when UFC President Dana White upped the stakes by getting involved. Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had to shoot targets, when the bullseye on the target was hit, the opposing coach was dropped from a platform into a giant tub of...

Jun 23, 2016 9:47 am

Three UFC stars nominated for 2016 ESPY Awards

Every year ESPN holds their annual ‘ESPY Awards’. This year, WWE superstar John Cena will be hosting the awards show, which goes down July 13th. The UFC will be well represented at the awards show, as 3 UFC stars have been nominated for awards at the highly anticipated event. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has...

Jun 23, 2016 8:00 am

Paige VanZant officially returns to the Octagon in August

Good news for top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant! It appears as though ’12 Gauge’ will get her wish, and will be making her Octagon return sooner rather than later. Following her appearance on season 22 of ABC’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ VanZant expressed her desire to return to the Octagon soon given that...

Jun 23, 2016 7:50 am

GSP wants Conor McGregor or Nate Diaz: “If it’s what the fans want…”

Since former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced that he would be taking an indefinite hiatus from MMA following his 2013 split decision win over Johny Hendricks, there has been much speculation as to when GSP would return to the Octagon. Following Michael Bisping’s historic win over Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199,...

Jun 23, 2016 2:21 am

UFC officially announces CM Punk’s debut at UFC 203 in Cleveland

The UFC officially announced the long-awaited debut of Phil Brooks, who is better known by his WWE name, CM Punk, early Thursday morning. BREAKING: @CMPunk announces on #UFCUnfiltered he'll debut vs @MickeyGall at #UFC203!!!! ➡️ https://t.co/kQZBxHzDcK pic.twitter.com/3jDGUruLVO — UFC (@ufc) June 23, 2016 Brooks is set to make his professional mixed martial arts debut against...

Jun 22, 2016 7:11 pm

Valerie Letourneau on wardrobe malfunction: ‘My bra literally slipped under my breasts’

Valerie Letourneau ran into some issues during her fight with Joanne Calderwood at UFC Fight Night 89 over the weekend. Letourneau was troubled with a wardrobe malfunction after Calderwood’s repeated strikes to her chest, which are completely legal. Now, after hearing Letourneau address the situation, it seems like her Reebok uniform may have played a...

Jun 22, 2016 11:29 am

Michael Bisping breaks down list of middleweight contenders

Since winning the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, there has been much speculation as to who Michael Bisping’s first title defense would be against. Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman is currently sidelined after undergoing neck surgery, #1 contender Jacare Souza is out after having surgery,...

Jun 22, 2016 10:42 am

VIDEO | Brian Stann: ‘I don’t like Georges St-Pierre coming back, I hate it’

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” that he is ready to come back and fight again in the UFC Octagon. While GSP’s management and the UFC have yet to come to terms on his return, most people are excited to see the former champion get back to...

Jun 22, 2016 10:42 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan’s 1st UFC commentator appearance 14 years ago today

Jun22.2002 14 years ago today,@JoeRogan made his 1st appearance as a commentator for the UFC. The journey beganpic.twitter.com/D6A7yOyxDW — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) June 22, 2016 On this day in MMA history 14 years ago, Joe Rogan made his first appearance as a commentator at UFC 37.5, which was headlined by Chuck Liddell vs. Vitor...

Jun 22, 2016 10:31 am

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic leads Cleveland Cavaliers championship parade

This past weekend, the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors in game 7 of the NBA Finals to win the NBA Championship and end the city’s 52 year streak without winning a major sports championship. On Wednesday the city held the championship parade for the team, which was led by none other than Independence,...

Jun 22, 2016 10:20 am

Michael Bisping says he would ‘snap Conor McGregor’s neck’ if they were to fight

Prior to his first loss in the UFC against Nate Diaz back in March, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was talking about moving up several weight classes beyond his home of 145 pounds. The new UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was recently asked about how a fight would go between him and McGregor and “The...

Jun 22, 2016 10:13 am

Details on Cody Garbrandt’s next potential fight revealed

After knocking out Thomas Almeida earlier this month, many wondered what would be next for the undefeated bantamweight prospect, and Team Alpha Male prodigy, Cody Garbrandt. While Garbrandt has done his best to bait UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz into a fight, it appears that the UFC has other plans. According to ADCombat.com, the UFC...

Jun 22, 2016 10:03 am

PHOTOS | Conor McGregor with pop music icon after concert

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has certainly become one of the most recognizable faces in sports, in addition to being one of the most popular fighters in the UFC. After a concert with his girlfriend, Dee Devlin, McGregor posed with pop music icon Rihanna backstage. Both stars ended up posting pictures to their social media...

Jun 22, 2016 9:54 am

Dana White gives update on Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson fight

UFC 199 was undoubtably an incredible night of fights. On the main card, Dan Henderson mounted an incredible comeback and knocked out Hector Lombard in the 2nd round with a vicious elbow. In the main event, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold on just 2 weeks notice to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Following the...

Jun 22, 2016 9:31 am

Jose Aldo analyzes Frankie Edgar’s game ahead of UFC 200

On July 9th, Frankie Edgar will get the chance to avenge his 2013 loss to Jose Aldo for the featherweight championship when the pair face off in an interim featherweight title fight. In addition to winning the interim featherweight strap, the winner of the fight will secure a featherweight title fight with Conor McGregor for...