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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...

Jun 22, 2016 9:16 am

Miesha Tate eyes future fight with Cris Cyborg

At UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut against Leslie Smith. The fight was a short one, with Cyborg getting the TKO win over Smith in the 1st round. Following the win, Cyborg expressed her interest in going back to Invicta to defend her...

Jun 22, 2016 9:02 am

Dana White gives big update on Ronda Rousey’s return

The MMA world has anxiously awaited the return of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey following her brutal KO loss at the hands of Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193. Following the loss, a devastated Rousey headed to Hollywood to film several movies before she returned to the Octagon. While the...

Jun 22, 2016 8:52 am

Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor press conference added to international fight week

Initially, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor were slated to have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9th. McGregor refused to fulfill his media obligations for the event, and as a result was pulled from the card after briefly retiring. Now, with the pair set to collide in...

Jun 22, 2016 2:56 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz is looking massive ahead of rematch with Conor McGregor

Nate Diaz has spent the majority of his UFC career fighting at lightweight. However, with taking the fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on short notice, Diaz and McGregor agreed on fighting at welterweight. When Diaz caused McGgregor to tap in the second round of the fight, “The Notorious” was described as being “obsessed”...

Jun 22, 2016 2:34 am

Report: UFC sold to investment group led by William Morris Endeavor-IMG agency

A newly released report from FloCombat indicates that the sale of the UFC has gone through with the investment group led by the William Morris Endeavor-IMG agency purchasing the company with a winning bid close to $4 billion. Despite UFC Vice President of public relations, athlete marketing, and development, Dave Sholler’s statement denying the sale...

Jun 21, 2016 11:12 pm

VIDEO | Makwan Amirkhani rolling at SBG Ireland

[ooyala code=”pzbWJiNDE6AD-A24WYJxhp0EsbPZuvxQ” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] UFC featherweight prospect Makwan Amirkhani has quickly become one of the brightest prospects in the UFC. The featherweight standout has amassed a 13-2 record throughout his professional career, including a 3-0 record in the UFC. Amirkhani currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon, but has taken...

Jun 21, 2016 11:00 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov goes off on Rafael dos Anjos

While Khabib Nurmagomedov may have no intentions of fighting during Ramadan, ‘The Eagle’ isn’t ready to let UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos forget about their fight in 2014 in which Nurmagomedov defeated dos Anjos via decision. The pair often exchange verbal jabs through interviews, however there has been no word yet as to what...

Jun 21, 2016 10:42 pm

Dana White explains why he let Nate Diaz ‘Stockton Slap’ him

Recently, a video emerged of UFC lightweight Nate Diaz using the ‘Stockton Slap’ on UFC President Dana White. The clip left everyone stunned as they wondered why White would allow Diaz to slap him. On the first episode of UFC Unfiltered, White recalled the situation: “So what was happening is, we had just left and...

Jun 21, 2016 10:32 pm

Dominick Cruz: “Demetrious Johnson is not unbeatable”

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has never been one to shy away from giving his thoughts on his fellow fighters. In addition to being able to dish out an incredible volume of trash talk, Cruz backs up his talk inside the Octagon, earning him the reputation as one of the most talented fighters in the...

Jun 21, 2016 4:11 pm

Dana White fires back at Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone regarding his pay complaint

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is one of the most active and exciting fighters that you see in the UFC. After his impressive performance at UFC Fight Night 89 where he put Patrick Cote away in the third round of their welterweight bout, “Cowboy” made a comment during the post-fight press conference about his pay. ‚ÄúThat all...

Jun 21, 2016 4:04 pm

Dana White blasts fans criticizing Stephen Thompson vs. Rory MacDonald fight

This past weekend, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and Rory MacDonald squared off in a highly anticipated matchup of welterweight contenders for a title shot against the winner of Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley. The fight, which went the full 5 rounds, was an extremely technical matchup between two of the best strikers in the welterweight division....

Jun 21, 2016 2:15 pm

Dana White: Joanne Calderwood will get bonus for UFC FN 89 win

This past weekend, Joanne Calderwood kicked off the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: 89’ by dominating Valerie Letourneau in the first ever UFC women’s flyweight fight. Calderwood dominated the bout from start to finish, landing numerous blows that dropped Letourneau, a former title challenger at strawweight. Calderwood ultimately ended up finishing the bout in...

Jun 21, 2016 1:54 pm

NAC issues 12-month suspension for UFC fighter’s positive drug test

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) issued a suspension dealing with a positive drug test on Tuesday, according to a report from MMA Fighting. UFC lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira was handed the year-long suspension from competition after testing positive for the banned substance Ostarine, which is defined within the class of SARMS (selective androgen receptor modulators)....

Jun 21, 2016 12:31 pm

Report: CM Punk being targeted for debut at UFC 203 in Cleveland

The long awaited UFC debut of Phil Brooks, who is much better known by his professional wrestling name, CM Punk, is being targeted for UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio, according to Ariel Helwani. Helwani, who has created quite a stir recently with breaking news of UFC announcements before the organization tweeted on Tuesday, “Current plan...

Jun 21, 2016 10:18 am

NAC approves earlier weigh-in time for several events, including UFC 200

Earlier this month at UFC 199, fighters were given the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the course of the day prior to fight night, rather than weighing-in during the live weigh-in event. The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) allowed fighters to do so in order to give them more time to rehydrate before their fights the...