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Apr 9, 2016 8:53 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos gives update on injury, talks Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

Since Rafael dos Anjos broke his foot in training leading up to his UFC 196 lightweight title scrap with Conor McGregor, the champ has yet to book another fight inside the Octagon. Ahead of UFC 200, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, the lightweight champ joined Inside MMA...

Apr 9, 2016 12:04 am

Amanda Nunes responds to critics ahead of UFC 200

At UFC 200, Amanda Nunes will face the toughest test of her professional MMA career as she fights Miesha Tate for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship in the co-main event. When the fight was announced, many questioned whether or not Nunes deserved a title shot despite her 3-fight win streak. Holly Holm’s camp came out...

Apr 8, 2016 11:57 pm

Details emerge regarding Ken Shamrock’s failed drug test

Back in February, Ken Shamrock lost to Royce Gracie via 1st round TKO in the main event of Bellator 149. Following the fight, it was revealed that Shamrock tested positive for banned substances, something he has since denied using. MMAJunkie has the statement from TDLR’s Jason DeBord: ‚ÄúRespondent stated he is certain the results are...


Apr 8, 2016 11:51 pm

Rafael dos Anjos has bold prediction for Conor McGregor

Following his UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor revealed his intention to return to featherweight to defend his championship belt. Ultimately, the UFC booked a McGregor vs. Diaz welterweight rematch for UFC 200, and opted to have Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar fight for the interim featherweight championship on the same card....

Apr 8, 2016 11:44 pm

Frank Mir releases statement regarding failed drug test

Late Friday evening news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had failed a drug test following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Brisbane’ KO loss to Mark Hunt. The UFC released a statement along with the announcement of Mir’s failed drug test, which was followed by a statement from Mir himself. The former champ released...

Apr 8, 2016 9:41 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to news of replacement opponent

Thursday afternoon, news broke that Khabib Nurmagomedov will now fight UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher at 160 pounds at UFC on FOX 19 later this month after Tony Ferguson was forced to withdraw from the bout. The announcement came as a bit of a surprise to many given the fact that Nurmagomedov is a top ranked...

Apr 8, 2016 9:32 am

Daniel Cormier responds to people saying Jon Jones is in his head

Prior to Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s first meeting at UFC 182 over a year ago, many believed that Jones was in DC’s head. Since then, Cormier won the vacant light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson, and defended the belt against Alexander Gustafsson in a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Despite that, many believe that...

Apr 8, 2016 9:12 am

VIDEO | Rare footage of Rafael dos Anjos winning fight early in his career

[email protected] earns the 5th victory of his professional career, when he submits Johil de Oliveirapic.twitter.com/hRZLBRg6MY — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) April 7, 2016 UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon after he broke his foot in training leading up to his UFC 196. While dos Anjos was...

Apr 8, 2016 9:00 am

Miesha Take talks post-UFC 200 plans

While Miesha Tate is currently gearing up for her UFC 200 co-main event fight against Amanda Nunes, which will also serve as her first title defense, she has bigger plans in mind. Tate spoke to Fox Sports Live to explain why she has unfinished business with Ronda Rousey that she plans on finishing. “I sure...

Apr 8, 2016 8:37 am

Jon Jones: “I got a lot of proving to do”

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones may not be facing Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 197 any more, but the way ‘Bones’ sees it, it’s all part of the journey. Jones’ fight with Ovince Saint Preux is an interim title fight, however after that, Jones says his story with DC picks...

Apr 8, 2016 8:32 am

PHOTO | Cat Zingano vs. Julianna Pena promo poster

Since the UFC announced that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor would have their highly anticipated rematch in the main event of UFC 200, they have continued to use quote posters to promote the event. While this has given way to quite a few meme posters regarding the event, the UFC has now released a new...

Apr 8, 2016 8:24 am

Miesha Tate’s manager refutes claims that Tate turned down Holly Holm rematch

Earlier this week, Holly Holm’s manager called out Miesha Tate for taking “the easy way out” and declining a rematch with Holly Holm in order to fight Amanda Nunes at UFC 200. According to Miesha Tate’s manager Josh Jones, that wasn’t the case… He spoke to MMAFighting: “A fight with Holly Holm was never discussed...

Apr 8, 2016 8:20 am

Georges St. Pierre hosting new TV show about his true passion

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre hasn’t fought in the Octagon since his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks in 2013. Recently however, there has been much talk of a potential GSP return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where many fight fans would like to see him fight Robbie Lawler. Back in...

Apr 8, 2016 2:29 am

Joe Rogan says that Jon Jones’ ‘risky fight’ could ruin his plans

Despite saving the UFC from possibly having to cancel or downgrade UFC 197, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has everything to lose in his fight with short-notice opponent Ovince Saint Preux on April 23rd. After UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was pulled out of the originally scheduled fight with Jones, Saint Preux...

Apr 7, 2016 2:55 pm

Cat Zingano officially gets opponent for UFC return

Cat Zingano has been hyping up her UFC return for quite some time. While Zingano has remained silent regarding who she would be fighting, she promised fans that it would be an exciting fight that took place sometime around her birthday on July 1st, leading many to expect the fight to take place at UFC...

Apr 7, 2016 2:51 pm

Miesha Tate reportedly turned down UFC 200 rematch with Holly Holm

When UFC President Dana White stated that fans could expect a women’s title fight at UFC 200, many expected a rematch between Holly Holm and Miesha Tate to be slated for the event. Earlier this week news broke that Tate would be having her first title defense against Amanda Nunes at the July 9th event....

Apr 7, 2016 12:27 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov books surprising opponent for UFC on FOX 19

The UFC surprised many on Thursday when it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov’s short-notice opponent for UFC on FOX 19 would be 12-1 reigning CFCC lightweight champion Darrell Horcher. Initial reports were flying around the Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone would be stepping in to fight the undefeated Nurmagomedov with both fighters having signed their contracts. However,...

Apr 7, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway folds friend ‘BirdyBird’ with a painful spinning kick

Hawaiian Max Holloway kept his promise of punishing his friend and video blog partner “BirdyBird” after their YouTube channel surpassed their subscriber goal. Their video description said, “You guys know the deal! Goal was 500 subs by the end of April and we exceeded that within 24 hours. We hit our goal and Me(BirdyBird) is...

Apr 7, 2016 11:35 am

Former manager of Fedor Emelianenko thinks that if Fedor wanted to be in the UFC, ‘he would have already been there’

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko recently stated that he would like to get a rematch with UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The two met in Strikeforce in 2010 where Werdum pulled off a major upset on the highly touted Emelianenko. Vadim Finkelchtein, long-time friend and former manager of Emelianenko spoke about Emelianenko’s recent statement in a...

Apr 7, 2016 11:28 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones sparring with Yoel Romero

As we get closer and closer to UFC 197, where Jon Jones will look to capture the interim UFC light heavyweight championship against Ovince Saint Preux. With nearly two weeks left until fight night, Jones has brought in Olympic wrestler and top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero to help him with final preparations. Yesterday footage...

Apr 7, 2016 10:58 am

Matt Mitrione: ‘I don’t understand why anyone would re-up with the UFC’

Former UFC heavyweight fighter Matt Mitrione is happy with his decision to join Bellator MMA. After failed negotiations with the UFC, Mitrione opted for the promotion’s biggest competitor that offered a more lucrative opportunity. “Some people are so brainwashed,” Mitrione told Bleacher Report. “They say, ‘How dare you think about business like that?’ If you...