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Feb 6, 2017 1:00 pm

Conor McGregor says he would fight Anderson Silva, Georges St-Pierre and Tyron Woodley

Who wants to see Conor McGregor take on Anderson Silva in the Octagon? The former UFC middleweight kingpin has recently been talking about his desire to fight the Irish superstar simply because he wants to test his own skills as a martial artist. “I’d like to test myself against Conor because he’s an interesting martial...

Feb 6, 2017 12:40 pm

Daniel Cormier: Unless McGregor is on the card, Jones rematch will be PPV main event

When Jon Jones withdrew from his scheduled UFC 200 main event title fight with Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White assured that he would never trust him with headlining honors again. And while White has certainly gone back on similar assurances in the past, it’s easy to see him sticking with this one, given Jones’...

Feb 6, 2017 12:13 pm

One Championship fighter Casey Suire passes away after tragic accident in Bali

Tragic news hit the MMA community on Sunday when news broke that 40-year-old, One Championship fighter Casey Suire passed away after being involved in a tragic accident in Bali, Indonesia. One Championship CEO Victor Cui released the following statement, which was posted on the ONE Championship Facebook Page: A message from our CEO Victor Cui:...

Feb 6, 2017 11:48 am

Despite multiple fight offers, Demian Maia will wait “no matter what” for next title shot

In November of 2016, Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson battled for the UFC welterweight title. The winner was then expected to defend the title against streaking welterweight contender Demian Maia sometime in the new year. Unfortunately for Maia, who is arguably the best grappler in MMA, Woodley and Thompson fought to a frequently-debated majority draw....

Feb 6, 2017 11:30 am

Trio of commentators set for UFC 208 PPV event now without Mike Goldberg

With Mike Goldberg no longer a part of the UFC commentating team, Joe Rogan will have some different company for the UFC 208 pay-per-view event taking place on February 11, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Goldberg commentated his last UFC event with Rogan at UFC 207 in December where Amanda Nunes beat...

Feb 6, 2017 10:29 am

Stipe Miocic vs. Junior Dos Santos 2 confirmed for UFC 211

Late last month, reports began to surface that Stipe Miocic would next defend the UFC heavyweight title against an old foe in Junior Dos Santos, who he lost to back in December of 2014. Now, the ever-reliable Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com has confirmed these previous reports. The two heavyweights will do battle for gold at...

Feb 6, 2017 9:56 am

Dennis Bermudez feels fight with Chan Sung Jung was stopped ‘a little bit early’

After a three-and-a-half-year layoff from fighting, Chan Sung Jung did not skip a beat in his return to the Octagon on Saturday. Unranked after the long layoff with doing his mandatory military service for South Korea, Jung took on Dennis Bermudez, who stepped into the Octagon ranked #9 in the official UFC featherweight rankings. “The...

Feb 6, 2017 7:42 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz stars in new rolling paper commercial

Over the last few months, there have been plenty of rumors and reports suggesting that welterweight legend Nick Diaz might soon return to the UFC’s Octagon. So far, however, none have come to fruition. We know that he was offered a rematch with Robbie Lawler, which he turned down. We know that he was also...

Feb 6, 2017 6:45 am

Jeremy Stephens calls out the Korean Zombie for April fight

Jeremy Stephens is keen to channel Rick Grimes and do some zombie hunting. The brick fisted featherweight recently took to social media to campaign for a bout with Chan Sung Jung – better known as “The Korean Zombie.” Stephens hopes the UFC will put this fight together for the UFC’s planned April 15 debut in...

Feb 6, 2017 6:03 am

VIDEO | Holm, De Randamie, Silva and Brunson star in Countdown to UFC 208

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in beautiful Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. Though this is far from the most stacked pay-per-view the UFC has ever constructed, it is an undeniably historic one, as it will be headlined by the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight title fight. This inaugural title fight will pit former...

Feb 5, 2017 11:01 am

The Korean Zombie discusses his return to competition: my goal is to be the champion

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Houston, Texas, featherweight fan favorite Chan Sung Jung – better known as the Korean Zombie – levelled Dennis Bermudez with a first-round uppercut. It was a gorgeously executed punch, and a wonderful addition to his already lengthy highlight reel. The real significance of...

Feb 5, 2017 10:40 am

Alexa Grasso releases statement after loss to Felice Herrig

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Houston, 23-year-old strawweight prospect Alexa Grasso faced the biggest test of her career in WMMA veteran Felice Herrig. Despite Herrig’s big-stage experience, this one was expected to be a blowout for the young Grasso, as evidenced by her status as a 3-1 betting...

Feb 5, 2017 10:09 am

After UFC Houston win, Felice Herrig wants Michelle Waterson or Paige VanZant

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in Houston, Texas with UFC Fight Night 104. In the co-main event of this exciting card, 23-year-old strawweight prospect Alexa Grasso took on veteran Felice Herrig. From the early vantage point, Grasso was widely expected to blow through her experienced foe – as evidenced by her status as...

Feb 5, 2017 9:42 am

Three Fights We Want to See After UFC Houston

With the UFC’s exciting stop in Houston now in the rear view mirror, it’s time to look to the future, as the card’s winners set their sights on their next challenges, and its losers look for the opportunity to bounce back. While their are exciting options available for all of Houston’s 24 fighters going forward,...

Feb 5, 2017 8:43 am

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC Houston: Korean Zombie gets $5,000

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in sunny Houston, Texas, where thousands of ravenous sports fans await this year’s Super Bowl. The MMA promotion visited this football mecca with UFC Fight Night 104. This exciting, 12-fight card was headlined by a featherweight scrap between the returning Chan Sung Jung – better known as the...

Feb 5, 2017 7:43 am

Dana White confirms Jessica Andrade will get next shot at Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Last month, we learned that dominant UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk had returned to American Top Team to begin training for her next fight. Her opponent for this next fight, however, remained a mystery. On Saturday night, that changed. Though it was widely speculated that the next strawweight title shot would go to Michelle Waterson,...

Feb 5, 2017 7:00 am

Korean Zombie drew inspiration from Dominick Cruz ahead of comeback fight

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Houston, fan favorite featherweight Chan Sung Jung – better known by his monicker “The Korean Zombie” – stepped back into the cage after a hiatus of more than three years. He did so against long-time featherweight contender and Ultimate Fighter runner-up Dennis Bermudez....

Feb 5, 2017 6:02 am

Pros react to the Korean Zombie’s impressive return to the cage

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Houston, Texas, fan favorite featherweight Chan Sung Jung – better known by his nickname “The Korean Zombie” – returned to the cage after a hiatus of more than three years. He did so against long-time featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez. Despite his long time...

Feb 4, 2017 4:01 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Derek Brunson ready to “make waves”, return to title contention

At UFC 208, #8 ranked middleweight Derek Brunson will step into the Octagon with #7 ranked middleweight, former UFC middleweight kingpin, Anderson Silva. The fight is one that has drawn the attention of MMA fans, who are eager to see Brunson and Silva step into the Octagon for a fight that has the stylistic makings...

Feb 4, 2017 2:09 pm

Nate Diaz statement on rumored Eddie Alvarez fight

This week, UFC President Dana White revealed in an interview that the UFC had offered Nate Diaz a fight, however they hadn’t heard anything back from the Stockton, California superstar. “We just offered Nate Diaz a fight, and we’re waiting to hear back from him, so we’ll see. These guys say they want a fight...

Feb 4, 2017 9:47 am

EXCLUSIVE | Derek Brunson breaks down Anderson Silva fight

At UFC 208 next weekend, middleweight contender Derek Brunson will step into the Octagon to fight former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva in a highly anticipated matchup that is guaranteed to produce fireworks. While fighting a legend like Silva may seem like a daunting task to some, Brunson is very aware of what his strengths...

Feb 4, 2017 8:28 am

Nate Diaz reportedly set to return at UFC 211

Following an announcement from UFC President Dana White that the promotion had offered Nate Diaz a fight, inside sources have now leaked the details of the fight. According to SmackHisFace.com, Diaz will return at UFC 211 to fight former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in a fight that could very well see the winner ultimately fight...

Feb 3, 2017 10:59 pm

Anderson Silva on losing streak: ‘It’s not important’

At one point in time, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva looked nearly unbeatable in the Octagon, winning 16 straight fights, including 10 defenses of the UFC middleweight title. While Silva is certainly still considered the best fighter of all time, The Spider has been on a bit of a skid recently, going 0-4 with...

Feb 3, 2017 10:23 pm

Dana White confirms UFC has made Nate Diaz next fight offer

UFC lightweight superstar Nate Diaz had arguably the biggest breakthrough year in MMA in 2016. At UFC 196 in March, Diaz stepped into the Octagon on just two weeks notice to fight streaking UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a fight that was ultimately contested at welterweight. Diaz shocked the world as he not only...

Feb 3, 2017 10:05 pm

Demetrious Johnson talks potential Cody Garbrandt superfight

UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson has all but cleaned out the UFC’s flyweight division. With a shortage of flyweight contenders, many have been calling for Johnson to once again move up to bantamweight for a superfight. While talks initially surrounded a potential superfight between Dominick Cruz and Johnson, which would serve as a...

Feb 3, 2017 12:55 pm

The 5 Best Korean Zombie Fights Ever

Chan Sung Jung – better known by his nickname “The Korean Zombie” – is one of the most exciting fighters in MMA. Unfortunately, it’s been years since we’ve seen him in action, as he’s been kept on the shelf by the two years of mandatory military service required of all South Korean men. Luckily for...

Feb 3, 2017 12:18 pm

Max Holloway and Sage Northcutt join forces and wreck NBA’s Houston Rockets mascot

Gator don't play no games @rocketsmascotclutch @supersagenorthcutt pic.twitter.com/JTmYe8G4u7 — Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) February 3, 2017 An unlikely duo recently teamed up together at the Houston Rockets basketball game. UFC interim featherweight champion Max Holloway and rising star Sage Northcutt were in Houston to catch the game and made an appearance on the court. Holloway and...