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Mar 13, 2017 11:03 am

VIDEO | Fight ends with double KO and a horribly broken nose

Axel Cazares and Alan Vasquez met in the cage at Shamrock FC 285 on March 11th at the Ameristar Casino in Kansas City, Missouri and ended up putting on a fairly rare showing in the world of combat sports. Cazares and Vasquez’s fight would end up being an MMA highlight where both fighters simultaneously knocked...

Mar 13, 2017 9:51 am

Misha Cirkunov to return to the Octagon against Volkan Oezdemir

Not all that long ago, it looked like Misha Cirkunov’s days in the UFC were over. Considering he’s arguably the hottest prospect in the light heavyweight division today, this possibility was undeniably unfortunate. Thankfully, Cirkunov and the UFC were able to squash their differences and iron out the details of a new contract. We now...

Mar 13, 2017 9:00 am

Anderson Silva calls out Michael Bisping and Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva’s narrow UFC 208 defeat of Derek Brunson marked his first win since an October 2012 defeat of Stephan Bonnar. This win served to keep his status as a top-flight middleweight alive. It also set him up for more big fights in the ever competitive UFC middleweight division. Silva seems to have two opponents...

Mar 13, 2017 8:31 am

Amanda Nunes hints at UFC 212 showdown with Valentina Shevchenko

When Valentina Shevchenko submitted Julianna Pena with a second-round armbar back in January, she earned herself a crack at Amanda Nunes and the UFC women’s bantamweight title. While the Kyrgyzstani fighter’s title shot has been confirmed, however, the date and location of this fight are still not known. On Sunday evening, Nunes dropped a serious...

Mar 13, 2017 7:29 am

Jimi Manuwa on Jon Jones: I think I could knock him out

This weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to London, England, British striking specialist Jimi Manuwa will take on dangerous grappler Corey Anderson. If Manuwa wins this battle in The Big Smoke, it’s conceivable that he’ll earn himself a shot at the winner of Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson’s UFC 210...

Mar 13, 2017 5:52 am

T-Mobile Arena saving date for possible Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor bout

If UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing star Floyd Mayweather meet in the boxing ring, it’ll go down as one of the biggest fights – if not the biggest fight – in combat sports history. Discussions about this fight have been cooking for over a year. For the most part, however, there has seemed to...

Mar 12, 2017 10:06 am

Robert Whittaker not bothered by GSP-Bisping booking, offers prediction for the fight

When the UFC brass ironed out their differences with former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, and pencilled him in for an immediate middleweight title shot against divisional king Michael Bisping, their hope was clearly for a positive reception. Unfortunately for them, this booking has been met with plenty in the way of backlash, as its been criticized...

Mar 12, 2017 10:02 am

Pros react to Edson Barboza’s incredible flying knee KO of Beneil Dariush

Last night, the UFC touched down in sunny Fortaleza, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 106. This card was an extremely stacked one as far as Fight Nights go. In the evening’s middleweight main event, we saw former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum maul former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort to a first-round TKO win. In the...

Mar 12, 2017 9:17 am

Robert Whittaker discusses ‘Jacare’ booking and the challenges of the matchup

Earlier this month, we learned that elite middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will be returning to the Octagon at UFC on Fox 24 on April 15. The Brazilian grappling specialist will do so against rising Australian contender Robert Whittaker, who recently rocketed into the upper echelon of the division with a dazzling knockout defeat of...

Mar 12, 2017 8:16 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC Fortaleza: Vitor Belfort tops list at $20K

Last night, the UFC returned to our screens with UFC Fortaleza, an action-packed, 12-fight card featuring top talent from Brazil and further afield. In the main event, we watched former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum burst into middleweight title contention with a dominant, first-round destruction of Vitor Belfort. In the co-main event, we saw Mauricio “Shogun” Rua...

Mar 11, 2017 9:03 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Edson Barboza KO’s Beneil Dariush (Video)

A key lightweight tilt between Edson Barboza and Beneil Dariush took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 main card in Brazil. Round one begins and Dariush throws a high kick that is blocked. The fighters trade low kicks. Dariush with a left hand. Both men landing kicks early. Barboza moving well. He fires a...

Mar 11, 2017 3:30 pm

2 American Animals Episode 33 – The Animals are Joined by Actor, Jonathan Tucker!

On this episode of American Animals, Ian McCall rejoins Erik Apple to discuss all of the biggest stories in the world of MMA. The guys are joined by actor and co-star of the DirecTV drama series Kingdom, Jonathan Tucker. Tucker discusses his MMA fandom, what it’s like to play an MMA fighter on television, and...

Mar 11, 2017 12:43 pm

Bethe Correia eyeing potential Ronda Rousey rematch

Ahead of her ‘UFC Fight Night: Fortaleza’ scrap against Marion Reneau tonight, Bethe Correia is looking for an eventual rematch with Ronda Rousey after she found herself knocked out in just 34 seconds by the former champ two years ago. Leading up to that fight, Correia was hailed as the most dangerous fighter Rousey had...

Mar 11, 2017 8:28 am

Amanda Nunes offers advice to Ronda Rousey months after UFC 207 loss

Back in December, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes set foot in the Octagon to fight former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in a highly anticipated showdown. Leading up to the fight, Rousy was the focus of the promos, drawing quite a bit of controversy given the fact that Nunes was the champion going...

Mar 11, 2017 8:08 am

Kelvin Gastelum still eyeing potential return to welterweight

The Ultimate Fighter season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum is currently competing at middleweight following several botched weight-cuts to welterweight. Gastelum won season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter in the middleweight division, but then dropped to welterweight in order to fight opponents his size. With that being said, Gastelum missed weight on several occasions, resulting in...

Mar 11, 2017 7:45 am

Amanda Nunes opens up on feeling “alone” before Ronda Rousey fight

At UFC 207, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made her highly anticipated return to the Octagon for a showdown with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. Throughout the buildup of the fight, Rousey was the focus of the promos leading up to the fight, stirring quite a bit of controversy given that Nunes,...

Mar 11, 2017 7:30 am

Floyd Mayweather officially ends retirement, wants Conor McGregor in June

Throughout the course of developments made in the Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather superfight negotiations, undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather has remained adamant the fact that he is truly retired from boxing. With news surfacing earlier this year from the NSAC that both parties have been making progress in negotiations, many believed a fight was all, but official....

Mar 10, 2017 10:45 pm

Cris Cyborg ready to fight regardless of Germaine De Randamie’s status

Earlier this year, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm stepped into the Octagon with kickboxing veteran Germaine De Randamie for a highly anticipated showdown for the inaugural women’s featherweight title. The fight was a rather controversial one, with De Randamie landing shots after the bell on two occasions. Despite that, she won the fight,...

Mar 10, 2017 10:10 pm

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort vs. Kelvin Gastelum staredown

The main event will be 🔥 🔥 🔥 🇧🇷 @VitorBelfort vs 🇲🇽 @KelvinGastelum!!! pic.twitter.com/1zgHp4aG6f — UFC (@ufc) March 10, 2017 Tonight in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil, UFC middleweight veteran Vitor Belfort will step into the Octagon with TUF winner and middleweight prospect Kelvin Gastelum for a highly anticipated showdown. The fight will headline a rather stacked...

Mar 10, 2017 9:33 pm

Dan Kelly reflects on win over Rashad Evans, discusses future fights

This past weekend at UFC 209, ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Nations’ veteran Dan Kelly picked up an impressive unanimous decision win over Rashad Evans as he outstruck the former light heavyweight champ while taking ‘Suga’ down several times throughout the fight. Despite the win being a massive one for Kelly, he has yet to crack into...

Mar 10, 2017 12:54 pm

Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway odds open up forecasting a close fight

A featherweight title unification bout is set for UFC 212 as the undisputed champion Jose Aldo is set to take on interim champion Max Holloway on June 3. MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas released his opening odds for the featherweight title unification bout that has Aldo a slight favorite in the fight. Featherweight title fight Jose...

Mar 10, 2017 11:54 am

Floyd Mayweather: Conor McGregor “doesn’t really want to fight”

Throughout the course of 2017, reports have continued to surface regarding developments in the negotiations for a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight. While reports initially indicated that the pair were close to finalizing a deal, both Mayweather and UFC President Dana White have since stated that a deal has not been reached. While...

Mar 10, 2017 11:31 am

Luke Rockhold gives major update on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s future

This past weekend, undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was set to step into the Octagon with streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson for a highly anticipated showdown that would see one man crowned the interim lightweight champion, and earn one man the chance to fight Conor McGregor when he chooses to return following the birth of...