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Jun 21, 2016 2:03 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: Extended Preview

Take a look at the UFC’s newly released promotional video for UFC 200! From the video description: “Stacked with three world title fights and the return of one of UFC’s elite superstars, the historic UFC 200 event will thrill fans around the globe. In the main event, the most intense rivalry in combat sports reaches...

Jun 21, 2016 1:51 am

Randy Couture says UFC has already been sold, criticizes Dana White

UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture spoke with ESPN1100 on Friday in Las Vegas and was asked to comment on the reported sale of the UFC. The two-weight UFC world champion opened up on what he has been hearing and his sources have told him that the deal was already finalized last week. “I’ve...

Jun 20, 2016 5:40 pm

Report: Zuffa accepts $4.2 billion bid for purchase of the UFC

The sale of the UFC is moving forward, according to a report from FloCombat. The report claims that they have confirmed through multiple sources that a $4.2 billion bid coming from a group that includes WME-IMG, the Dalian Wanda Group, The Kraft Group and Tencent Holdings was accepted by Zuffa. One big component to the...

Jun 20, 2016 3:21 pm

Georges St-Pierre explains why he wants to fight again after three-year hiatus

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made it clear on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” that he is ready to get back in the Octagon. “Rush” last fought in November 2013 where he took a controversial split-decision win over Johny Hendricks. However, after a recent successful test camp to ensure his skills were still...


Jun 20, 2016 2:26 pm

Georges St-Pierre denies reaching out to Michael Bisping for fight but is all for it

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” that he is ready to fight in the UFC once again. Newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping recently said that St-Pierre’s team reached out to him about fighting for his title. However, St-Pierre cleared things up and told Ariel Helwani that...

Jun 20, 2016 1:37 pm

Georges St-Pierre is ready to fight in the UFC again based off successful test camp

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has just announced that he is ready to return to fighting in the UFC Octagon once again. St-Pierre spoke with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” and let the world know that he just completed a successful test fight camp to ensure that he is capable...

Jun 20, 2016 11:58 am

PHOTO | Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson still friends after fighting

Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson put their friendship aside for five rounds in the Octagon as the two fought in the main event of UFC Fight Night 89 over the weekend. “Wonderboy” was able to pick up a unanimous decision victory over MacDonald and has likely positioned himself as the next fighter to be in...

Jun 20, 2016 11:31 am

Brock Lesnar’s BJJ coach reveals their goal for fight with Mark Hunt

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 200. The WWE superstar will face the devastating striker Mark Hunt in a heavyweight match that will surely attract a lot of viewers for the significant UFC event. Lesnar’s BJJ coach, Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros spoke with MMA Fighting recently on...

Jun 20, 2016 10:48 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training with BJJ World champion

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is busy preparing for his rematch with his rival Nate Diaz. To prepare for the rematch with Diaz, McGregor has brought in BJJ world champion Dillon Danis. Danis is a black belt under Marcelo Garcia and was brought in to help to get “The Notorious” prepared for Diaz’s Cesar Gracie...

Jun 20, 2016 10:21 am

Chad Mendes reveals some information regarding his potential USADA violation

Former UFC featherweight title contender Chad Mendes was flagged recently for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The UFC released a statement saying that they were notified of the potential violation by USADA after they collected an out-of-competition sample from Mendes. Mendes revealed some information on twitter saying, “I didn’t...

Jun 20, 2016 9:55 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping reveals some shocking truth since winning UFC gold

[ooyala code=”Mzc3k5NDE6Q2PpD7r9u6eHj3O6cly9wA” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] Newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping posted a new video to his social media on Monday to prove that he has not changed since realizing his dreams of winning a UFC title. “The Count” shows his hilarious display of character in his video, letting everyone know that he is...

Jun 20, 2016 1:45 am

VIDEO | Boxing referee gets hammered by a punch

Hugo Centeno Jr. and Maciej Sulecki met in the ring over the weekend for a WBO middleweight bout that aired on NBC. During their fight, referee Mark Nelson got in the mix and got his chin checked on accident after trying to break the two boxers up. Centeno Jr. hit Nelson with a right hook,...

Jun 20, 2016 1:26 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg was in the emergency room for terrible black widow spider bite

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg was recently bitten by a black widow spider and had to be taken to a hospital emergency room. Cyborg spoke with TMZ recently about her bite and gave the latest on her condition and what it means for her future with training and getting prepared for her next fight. Will...

Jun 19, 2016 10:54 am

Derek Brunson is out; Mousasi calls for Hall, Belfort or Bisping to step up

Former Strikeforce title holder Gegard Mousasi was expected to square off with rising contender Derek Brunson at July’s stacked UFC 200 event. Unfortunately for fight fans, Brunson has apparently suffered an injury that has forced him off the July 9 fight card: I have been informed that @DerekBrunson is out. I am waiting to find...

Jun 19, 2016 10:13 am

Chris Weidman: “GSP looking for an easy fight against Bisping”

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman wants a shot at newly crowned title holder Michael Bisping. “The Count” is call the shots however, and has told Weidman he is not next in line. Weidman spoke about the reality that Michael Bisping is now the UFC’s middleweight champion during a fan Q&A at UFC Ottawa: “I...

Jun 19, 2016 9:43 am

Pros react to Stephen Thompson’s win over Rory MacDonald

Stephen Thompson likely secured himself a welterweight title shot at UFC Fight Night 89 last night after he scored a decision victory over Rory MacDonald in the evening’s main event. Here is how the pros reacted to “Wonderboy’s” big win: I feel like @rory_macdonald is blocking his nose most the fight. — Tyron T-Wood Woodley...

Jun 18, 2016 10:31 pm

UFN 89 Results: Stephen Thompson defeats Rory MacDonald via decision

A welterweight bout between former title challenger Rory MacDonald (18-4 MMA) and top contender Stephen Thompson (13-1 MMA) served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 card in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and both men start slow trying to find their range. Rory shoots in and dives on a leg...

Jun 18, 2016 9:12 pm

UFN 89 Results: Steve Bosse defeats Sean O’Connell via decision

A light heavyweight bout between Steve Bosse (12-2 MMA) and Sean O’Connell (17-8 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 main card in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Bosse lands a big right hand. O’Connell fires back with a huge left. Bosse with another massive right hand. O’Connell replies with a...

Jun 18, 2016 8:34 pm

UFN 89 Results: Olivier Aubin-Mercier submits Thibault Gouti

A lightweight bout between Olivier Aubin-Mercier (9-2 MMA) and Thibault Gouti (11-2 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 main card in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Gouti lands a jab to start. Aubin-Mercier shoots in for a single leg. It is not there. He presses Gouti against the fence. They...

Jun 18, 2016 8:01 pm

UFN 89 Results: Joanne Calderwood TKO’s Valerie Letourneau in round three

A women’s flyweight bout between Valerie Letourneau (8-5 MMA) and Joanne Calderwood (11-1 MMA) kicked off the UFC Fight Night 89 main card in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Calderwood opens up with a leg kick. Letourneau returns fire with a punch-kick combo. Calderwood with a leg kick and then a kick to...

Jun 18, 2016 4:42 pm

UFN 89 Results: Colby Covington submits Jonathan Meunier

Colby Covington (9-1 MMA) and Jonathan Meunier (7-1 MMA) squared off in the second bout of UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Covington was able to dominate round one by utilizing some solid takedowns to control the round. He landed a couple of decent shots from the top, but it was ultimately his...

Jun 18, 2016 4:19 pm

UFN 89 Results: Ali Bagautinov defeats Geane Herrera via decision

A flyweight bout between Ali Bagautinov (14-4 MMA) and Geane Herrera (9-2 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Bagautinov came out on fire in the bout’s opening round, scoring some terrific strikes while standing before eventually taking Herrera to the ground. The former title challenger landed some excellent...

Jun 18, 2016 10:37 am

Anthony Johnson reportedly out of July 23rd right with Glover Teixeira

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday afternoon that light heavyweight title contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had withdrawn from his ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ scrap against Glover Teixeira on July 23rd. Ariel Helwani broke the news via Twitter, which didn’t give a reason for Johnson’s withdrawal. So far there has been no word yet on whether or not...

Jun 18, 2016 10:29 am

VIDEO | Rampage Jackson gets into scuffle with coach over pound cake

In just one week, Rampage Jackson will face off against Satoshi Ishii in the main event of Bellator 157. With just one week to go until fight night, Jackson’s coach was furious when he saw his student eating a piece of pound cake from Starbucks. The situation was all caught on camera by TMZ, who...