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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...

Feb 3, 2017 10:02 am

CM Punk return? Punk “feverishly” working on finding opponent

Fight fans very well could see a CM Punk return in 2017, if former WWE champion Phil Brooks gets his way. After dropping a first round submission to Mickey Gall in 2016, Punk was very adamant about stepping into the Octagon for another potential fight. While UFC President Dana White wasn’t initially in favor of...

Feb 3, 2017 10:00 am

VIDEO| Watch Stipe Miocic train in a ballerina’s tutu

Stipe Miocic is many things. He’s the UFC heavyweight champion and, as such, the consensus best heavyweight fighter on earth. He’s a full-time firefighter. He’s a talented wrestler, boxer and baseball player. He’s also an aspiring ballerina – at least that’s what his latest post to Twitter seems to imply. In this video, the heavyweight champ...

Feb 3, 2017 9:52 am

Fabricio Werdum not happy with rumored Stipe Miocic next fight

In the wake of Cain Velasquez being pulled from his heavyweight #1 contender fight with Fabricio Werdum at UFC 207 in 2016, there was much talk of who would get the next heavyweight title shot against UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. While many expected the UFC to give the opportunity to Werdum given that he...

Feb 3, 2017 9:47 am

All fighters but one make weight for UFC Fight Night 104 in Houston

UFC Fight Night 104 takes place in Houston, Texas on Saturday, February 4 at the Toyota Center. The main card will feature six bouts, which will air live on FS1 starting at 10pm ET / 7pm PT. Four prelim fights will also air live prior to the main card on FS1 starting at 8pm ET...

Feb 3, 2017 9:39 am

Tyron Woodley explains campaign for Georges St-Pierre superfight

Last year, after winning the UFC welterweight championship by knocking out Robbie Lawler in the very first round of their UFC 201 scrap, newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley immediately began to call for a superfight with either former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, or MMA veteran Nick Diaz. While the idea of a potential...

Feb 3, 2017 9:30 am

Bob Arum willing to step aside to let McGregor Pacquiao happen

While Conor McGregor has yet to have an official date or opponent for his boxing debut, numerous high profile boxers have been calling out the UFC superstar for a potential boxing match, most notably Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. While Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million to accept a boxing match, UFC President Dana White was...

Feb 3, 2017 9:04 am

Eddie Alvarez’s coach Mark Henry reckons Conor McGregor could KO Floyd Mayweather

Before Mark Henry and Eddie Alvarez took on Conor McGregor in the Octagon, the coach of the then-UFC lightweight champion didn’t have a lot of good things to say about McGregor. With campaigning for fights for both his students, Frankie Edgar and Eddie Alvarez, Alvarez was the one tasked with taking on the Irish superstar...

Feb 3, 2017 8:56 am

Mike Winkeljohn thinks Ronda Rousey is done fighting: Holly Holm broke her

Back in November of 2015, in the main of UFC 193, Holly Holm shocked the world by knocking out seemingly unbeatable women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey with a second-round head kick. Her victory was emphatic enough that it kept Rousey out of action for more than a year. Eventually, of course, Rousey made her long...

Feb 3, 2017 7:38 am

Demian Maia releases lengthy statement explaining why Masvidal fight won’t happen

Late last month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Jorge Masvidal scored one of the biggest wins of his career, ending Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s win-streak with a second-round knockout. With this win, the American Top Team veteran burst into the ranks of the welterweight elite, where fights with fellow top...

Feb 3, 2017 6:51 am

Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov bash each other on Twitter

Late last year, on the main card of UFC 206, featherweight veteran Cub Swanson engaged in one of the greatest fights of all time with South Korean prospect Doo Ho Choi. For three, frenzied rounds, the two fighters thrilled the fans and Toronto and those watching on screens around the world, pelting each other with...

Feb 3, 2017 5:57 am

Amanda Nunes explains why she apologized to Ronda Rousey

Late last year, in the main event of UFC 207, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes cut Ronda Rousey down in a mere 48 seconds. It was as brutal as beatings come. In the buildup to this fight Nunes had been pretty quiet. Though she has proven herself to be more than capable of slinging...

Feb 2, 2017 1:13 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC on FOX 23 – Masvidal and Ngannou rocket up

The UFC on FOX 23 card had a few key fights take place that shook up the official UFC rankings. Jorge Masvidal went into his fight ranked #12 against then-ranked #5 welterweight Donald Cerrone. Following his second round TKO over “Cowboy,” Masvidal now stands in Cerrone’s #5 spot, moving up seven spots in the official...

Feb 2, 2017 1:00 pm

Conor McGregor may need to guard his ‘grill’ the next time he runs into Nate Diaz

The fire between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz seems to have recently been reignited. During his pay-per-view interview held over the weekend, “The Notorious” dug into Diaz, saying that he lost all respect for the Stockton scrapper, calling him a “f***ing bitch” for the way he interacted with Floyd Mayweather over a FaceTime call. “When...

Feb 2, 2017 11:25 am

UFC’s Kevin Lee to potentially help Mayweather training for McGregor

One UFC lightweight could play a pivotal role to potentially help Floyd Mayweather training for Conor McGregor. With talks of UFC champion Conor McGregor making the move to boxing in 2017 looking more and more likely, talks of a potential Mayweather-McGregor boxing match have begun to dominate headlines. To start the new year, Mayweather offered...

Feb 2, 2017 10:10 am

Travis Browne defends Edmond Tarverdyan coaching style

While Ronda Rousey’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan often receives quite a bit of criticism from fight fans for his coaching style, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne is looking to set the record straight. After Rousey’s UFC 193 loss to Holly Holm over a year ago, Tarverdyan received the brunt of the criticism for what many believed...

Feb 2, 2017 9:33 am

Neil Magny fires back at Jorge Masvidal

Following Jorge Masvidal’s impressive ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ win over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone this past weekend, the streaking welterweight contender found himself being offered a fight against Demian Maia. Masvidal accepted the bout, and Maia was sent the potential bout. Maia turned the fight down, and fellow top ranked welterweight Neil Magny offered to step up...