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Apr 7, 2017 3:54 pm

Jon Jones reacts to today’s “dirty” UFC 210 weigh ins

Jon Jones reacts to today’s “dirty” UFC 210 weigh ins Earlier today UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier made headlines when he came in 1.2 pounds over weight for his UFC 210 title fight rematch with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. However, just two minutes after weighing in at 206.2 pounds, Cormier was back on the scales...

Apr 7, 2017 3:16 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier explains his use of the towel at today’s UFC 210 weigh ins

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier explains his use of the towel at today’s UFC 210 weigh ins Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier made headlines earlier today after he came in 1.2 pounds over weight for his UFC 210 title fight with Anthony Johnson. However, just two minutes after initially weighing in at 206.2-pounds, Cormier...

Apr 7, 2017 2:03 pm

Don Frye talks about his state of being homeless and multiple suicide attempts

It’s been a rocky road for UFC Hall of Fame legend Don Frye. The MMA legend that helped pave the way in the early days of mixed martial arts has suffered in recent years, going through a divorce and having several surgeries done which caused a brain hemorrhage which forced him to be put into...

Apr 7, 2017 1:19 pm

Pearl Gonzalez vs. Cynthia Calvillo back on for UFC 210

In a surprising turn of events, Pearl Gonzalez has now been cleared to make her UFC strawweight debut Saturday night in New York against Cynthia Calvillo after much uncertainty regarding the star’s debut. After Gonzalez weighed-in for the scrap Friday morning, news begun to surface that Gonzalez had been pulled from the card and was...

Apr 7, 2017 1:10 pm

Gegard Mousasi rips potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight

While the combat sports community is anxiously awaiting any updates regarding the status of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight, others, such as UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi think the fight has no business even being discussed. Mousasi, who is currently in the final hours of his preparation for his UFC 210 co-main event...

Apr 7, 2017 12:55 pm

2 American Animals Episode 37 – Mitrione is set to co-headline Bellator 180 at the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden.

Mitrione is set to co-headline Bellator 180 at the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden. On this episode of American Animals, Ian McCall and Erik Apple are joined by Bellator heavyweight and fan favorite, Matt Mitrione. Mitrione, a former member of the Purdue Boilermakers (NCAAF) and New York Giants (NFL), tells us about his journey...

Apr 7, 2017 12:24 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones bares all for new photoshoot

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may currently be suspended for a failed random out-of-competition drug test prior to his scheduled UFC 200 showdown with Daniel Cormier in July of 2016, however the former champ has begun to make headlines once again ahead of Saturday’s UFC 210 main event scrap between Daniel Cormier and...

Apr 7, 2017 9:27 am

VIDEO | Watch Daniel Cormier make weight using controversial move

Friday morning in New York, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier missed weight for his scheduled UFC 210 scrap with Anthony Johnson Saturday night, where he will look to defend his title for the second time, and once again earn himself a win over Anthony Johnson. Cormier weighed in at 206.2 pounds, 1.2 pounds over...

Apr 7, 2017 8:59 am

VIDEO | NYSAC executive director address Daniel Cormier weigh-in controversy

Here's NYSAC executive director Tony Giardina explaining why Cormier was allowed to weigh in twice: pic.twitter.com/vxzpcnrT9y — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 7, 2017 Friday morning, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier stepped on the scale for early weigh-ins ahead of his UFC 210 title fight with Anthony Johnson tomorrow night. Cormier left those in attendance...

Apr 7, 2017 6:49 am

Anderson Silva has a replacement opponent in mind for UFC 212

Anderson Silva has a replacement opponent in mind for UFC 212 Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva was slated to square off with surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum at June’s UFC 212 pay-per-view event in Brazil. However, news broke yesterday evening that Gastelum had been pulled from the event, this after he was flagged for...

Apr 6, 2017 10:23 pm

VIDEO | Amir Khan offers fascinating analysis of Conor McGregor boxing footage

In addition to the eyes of the MMA community being fixed on a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather showdown, the boxing community is equally focused on the potential showdown. During a recent interview with FightHype.com, former WBC, Ring, and Lineal middleweight champion Amir Khan spoke about not only a fight between the pair, but...

Apr 6, 2017 9:43 pm

White to meet with McGregor after baby is born to secure fight with Mayweather

While the MMA community has anxiously awaited word from up top regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight, While McGregor recently informed media members during a surprise appearance at the Madison Square Garden that a fight between he and Mayweather was “very close” to being finalized, there has been no word since as...

Apr 6, 2017 7:30 pm

Yoel Romero offers to step in and fight Anderson Silva at UFC 212

Yoel Romero offers to step in and fight Anderson Silva at UFC 212 Top UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero is willing to step in and fight former division kingpin Anderson Silva at June’s UFC 212 pay-per-view event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani recently tweeted that “The Soldier of God” would step in...

Apr 6, 2017 4:18 pm

Breaking! Kelvin Gastelum flagged by USADA, pulled from Anderson Silva bout at UFC 212

Kelvin Gastelum flagged by USADA, pulled from Anderson Silva bout at UFC 212 Surging UFC middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum will no longer be fighting MMA legend Anderson “The Spider” Silva at June’s UFC 212 pay-per-view event in Brazil. News just broke that Gastelum has been flagged for potentially testing positive for marijuana metabolites stemming from...

Apr 6, 2017 2:20 pm

Michael Bisping wants Daniel Cormier, realistically knows it won’t happen

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is currently waiting in limbo to find out if former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will comply with his terms for their targeted fight. While the UFC announced that the fight would go down in 2017, Bisping recently informed St-Pierre that he will not wait until the former champ is...

Apr 6, 2017 1:12 pm

VIDEO | Alexander Gustafsson kicks coach in face with spinning back kick

Coach Andreas has one hell of a chin. What you guys think? 😂 A post shared by Alex The Mauler Gustafsson (@alexthemauler) on Apr 6, 2017 at 2:32am PDT UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson is currently gearing up for his upcoming May showdown with Glover Teixeira in Sweden, where he looks to build on...

Apr 6, 2017 12:48 pm

NAC executive director Bob Bennett confident Conor McGregor can get boxing license

While talks of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather showdown have continued to progress, the UFC lightweight champion has yet to receive his boxing license in Nevada. When talks of a McGregor-Mayweather superfight began to pick up steam, McGregor received his boxing license in California, however the Nevada State Athletic Commission refused to license...

Apr 6, 2017 11:43 am

Chris Weidman explains source of motivation ahead of pivotal UFC 210 scrap

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is currently in the midst of a 2-fight skid that saw him lose the middleweight championship to Luke Rockhold in 2015 before then dropping a 3rd round KO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 205 in November. Now, with Weidman’s UFC 210 showdown with Gegard Mousasi rapidly approaching, the...

Apr 6, 2017 11:18 am

Colby Covington explains why he prefers new Dong Hyun Kim booking to Rafael Dos Anjos fight

Rising UFC welterweight Colby Covington has spent the last few weeks campaigning for a fight with former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos, who recently announced his plan to jump up to welterweight. Unfortunately for Covington and his fans, Dos Anjos opted to sign on for a fight with former Strikeforce champ Tarec Saffiedine instead. The...

Apr 6, 2017 10:34 am

VIDEO | Anthony Johnson was throwing bombs at today’s open workouts

Ahead of his UFC 210 scrap with Daniel Cormier this weekend, UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson attended the UFC 210 open workouts, where he showcased his power. In the eyes of fight fans, that power may very well lead Johnson to victory in his rematch against Cormier Saturday night, where he hopes to...

Apr 6, 2017 10:11 am

Stephen Thompson weighs in on what could come next for Tyron Woodley

Despite two valiant efforts, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson has now failed twice to swipe the UFC welterweight title from Tyron Woodley. Given this, he will now re-enter the exciting welterweight contendership race in an effort to earn himself a third crack at gold. Speaking with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor, Thompson gave his take on what should be...

Apr 6, 2017 9:32 am

Mayhem Miller avoids jail for assaulting a police officer, and countless other charges

MMA veteran and former Bully Beatdown host Jason Mayhem Miller managed to avoid jail time this week after pleading guilty to numerous charges, including assaulting a police officer, battery, and resisting arrest. The Orange County Register broke the story, which also revealed that Miller had plead guilty to nearly a dozen charges, resulting in the...

Apr 6, 2017 9:26 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino recounts previous effort to fight Megan Anderson, gives assessment of the Invicta champ

Cris “Cyborg” Justino is no longer the Invicta Fighting Championship featherweight queen. Now firmly embedded as a member of the UFC women’s featherweight roster, she was recently asked to give up this title. With this development, Megan Anderson, who previously wore Invicta’s interim featherweight title, was promoted to undisputed champion. Speaking to BJPenn.com’s Tom Taylor, Cyborg...

Apr 6, 2017 8:21 am

Cody Garbrandt promises first round finish of TJ Dillashaw

Last December, in the co-main event of UFC 207, Team Alpha Male’s Cody Garbrandt swiped the bantamweight belt from the waist of Dominick Cruz with a dominant, unanimous decision win. Though he briefly offered Cruz a rematch, Garbrandt’s first title defense will instead pair him against former training partner and one-time bantamweight king TJ Dillashaw....

Apr 6, 2017 8:19 am

Daniel Cormier goes off on Jon Jones for attending UFC 210

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently serving a one-year suspension retroactive to July of 2016, when USADA swooped in at the 11th hour and pulled Jones from his scheduled UFC 200 scrap with Daniel Cormier for a failed out-of-competition drug test. While it appeared as though Jones and his legal team were...