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May 7, 2017 6:34 pm

The UFC’s two tallest fighters have agreed to fight in Rotterdam

The UFC’s two tallest fighters have agreed to fight in Rotterdam The octagon will return to the Netherlands on September 2 in Rotterdam and will now likely feature a scrap between the two tallest heavyweights on the promotions roster. Stefan Struve (28-8 MMA) and Alexander Volkov (28-6 MMA) have verbally agreed to fight at the...

May 7, 2017 1:48 pm

Kelvin Gastelum’s impressive defeat of Vitor Belfort has been changed to a no-contest

Back in March, former welterweight contender and surging middleweight star Kelvin Gastelum scored an incredible, first-round knockout win over MMA legend Vitor Belfort. Unfortunately, this loss has been scratched from Gastelum’s record, and replaced with the words “no contest.” Shortly after his defeat of Belfort, news broke that Gastelum had tested positive for the banned...

May 7, 2017 1:25 pm

UFC 211: Official Fight Card and Start Time

The next UFC pay-per-view on the horizon is UFC 211. This massive card will go down inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas this Saturday night (May 13). The stacked UFC 211 will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between reigning, defending champion Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior Dos Santos. This anticipated...

May 7, 2017 1:11 pm

VIDEO | Cocky boxer loses fight in the weirdest way possible

Showboating is nothing new in the world of combat sports. We see it all the time in MMA. Middleweight great Anderson Silva, for example, frequently taunted his foes mid-fight  – often to a ridiculous extent. Silva also found himself on the receiving end of some serious taunting in his 2015 fight with Nick Diaz. Then...

May 7, 2017 12:44 pm

Ultimate Fighter veteran gets arrested for trafficking cocaine

If you watched the first season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, which was coached by Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva and aired back in the year 2012, you may remember the name Alexandre “Sangue” Ramos. The featherweight contestant did not make it into the Ultimate Fighter house, but he did compete in the tournament’s opening round,...

May 7, 2017 10:55 am

PHOTOS | “Proud and blessed” Conor McGregor shares first pictures of newborn son

Back in November, Conor McGregor delivered a second round knockout of Eddie Alvarez, becoming the UFC lightweight champion in the process. Given that he still owned the promotion’s featherweight title at the time, this made him the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes concurrently. With this accomplishment, McGregor’s stock...

May 6, 2017 9:41 pm

Gegard Mousasi: “I won’t miss fighting if I retire”

Gegard Mousasi: “I won’t miss fighting if I retire” Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi is currently a free agent. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight title holder, Mousasi, is riding a very impressive five-fight win streak which includes two stoppage wins over former UFC champions. Gegard’s most recent win came at last month’s UFC 210...

May 6, 2017 8:42 pm

Chael Sonnen channels his inner poet to attack Wanderlei Silva

Chael Sonnen channels his inner poet to attack Wanderlei Silva Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will finally settle their beef on pay-per-view at “Bellator: New York” on June 24 under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden. Prior to their long awaited showdown, Chael Sonnen took to Twitter where he delivered a number of posts...

May 6, 2017 7:09 pm

The two tallest fighters in the UFC could be squaring off in Rotterdam

The two tallest fighters in the UFC could be squaring off in Rotterdam The octagon will return to the Netherlands on September 2 and could feature a key heavyweight showdown between the promotions two tallest fighters. Stefan Struve (28-8 MMA) is eyeing a return to action at the event and is hoping to square off...

May 6, 2017 4:00 pm

Aljamain Sterling goes off on the bantamweight roster, John Dodson fires back

Aljamain Sterling goes off on the bantamweight roster, John Dodson fires back Perennial UFC bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling (13-2 MMA) is looking to book his next opponent. The “Funkmaster” was most recently seen in action this past April where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Augusto Mendes at UFC on FOX 24. Prior to...

May 6, 2017 1:41 pm

Demian Maia responds to criticism from Tyron Woodley

Recently, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has been rather frustrated with his inability to find a challenger for his welterweight belt. The welterweight champion stated earlier this month that while he would like to fight in July, nobody is prepared to step up and challenge him for the belt. Woodley took specific aim at UFC...

May 6, 2017 10:12 am

Dana White responds to Anderson Silva wanting an interim title fight

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva returned to the win column this year as he picked up a decision win over Derek Brunson at UFC 208. Following the win, Anderson Silva was slated to fight streaking middleweight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 211. Unfortunately for Silva, Gastelum was pulled from the fight after failing a USADA-administered...

May 6, 2017 9:34 am

Dana White forced Donald Cerrone to sit out after Jorge Masvidal KO

In 2016, UFC lightweight title challenger Donald Cerrone made the move to welterweight. ‘Cowboy’ then proceeded to put together arguably the most impressive run of 2016 as he finished 4 straight opponents to land himself at #5 on the UFC’s official welterweight rankings. Unfortunately for Cerrone, in his first fight of 2017, he was viciously...

May 6, 2017 8:40 am

Yair Rodriguez confident he can be a bigger star than Canelo

Middleweight boxing champion Canelo Alvarez is undoubtably one of Mexico’s biggest professional athletes. Interestingly enough, ahead of his upcoming title defense against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr this Cinco De Mayo weekend, UFC Prospect Yair Rodriguez believes he can actually become a bigger star in Mexico than Canelo is. Ahead of that fight, streaking UFC featherweight...

May 5, 2017 3:53 pm

Benson Henderson drops surprising ‘f bomb’ on Twitter, explains why

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has earned the reputation as one of the most polite, and well spoken fighters in the world. After fighting out his contract with the UFC, Henderson signed with Bellator MMA in 2016. In his first Bellator MMA fight, the former champ dropped a unanimous decision to Andrey Koreshkov at...

May 5, 2017 12:19 pm

Donald Cerrone declares UFC ‘timeout’ was forced upon him

It’s typical to see Donald Cerrone fight about four times a year, being one of the more active fighters in the UFC. We’ve seen Cerrone turn around and fight twice in the Octagon is a span of 15 days back when he fought Myles Jury and former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson back in January...

May 5, 2017 11:43 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre asks Michael Bisping to pick the date

A message to Michael @bisping. pic.twitter.com/PYEg3Q0osV — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 5, 2017 Early in 2017, it was announced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the UFC to fight UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in his highly anticipated return to the Octagon. While no date was given for the potential...

May 5, 2017 11:09 am

Al Iaquinta calls for the UFC to cut him

UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta is once again engaged in a heated standoff with his employers stemming back to his recent 1st round KO win over Diego Sanchez last month. Prior to the fight, Iaquinta had been sidelined for two years while engaged in a dispute with the UFC over his contract. Iaquinta and the UFC...

May 5, 2017 11:03 am

Nate Diaz goes big with business outside of the UFC

How big of a star is Nate Diaz? Well, I guess that all depends on who you ask. According to Diaz himself, he is worth more than what the UFC is willing to pay him right now. This is why we haven’t seen the Stockton scrapper in the Octagon since his rematch against Conor McGregor...

May 5, 2017 8:51 am

Dana White discredits Nate Diaz claim to more PPV points

It’s no secret that UFC President Dana White and UFC superstar Nate Diaz don’t exactly see eye to eye on everything. With that being said, the Diaz brothers and UFC President Dana White have been engaged in several public arguments with their employers over the course of their UFC careers. Currently, both Diaz brothers have...

May 5, 2017 8:23 am

VIDEO | Friendly sparring session with Wanderlei Silva and kid quickly escalates

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva was at one point in time considered the greatest fighter on the planet during the course of his reign as Pride FC champion. While Silva is no longer a champion, he is currently gearing up for his highly anticipated grudge match against Chael Sonnen on the first Bellator MMA Pay Per...

May 4, 2017 3:35 pm

Kelvin Gastelum and Shogun Rua both call Anderson Silva out

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva was initially set to fight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro, however after Gastelum’s 1st round March TKO win over Vitor Belfort, Gastelum was flagged by USADA for a failed drug test for trace amounts of marijuana in his fight night drug sample. As a result...

May 4, 2017 2:52 pm

Stipe Miocic explains why Junior dos Santos rematch will be different

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is currently gearing up for his upcoming title defense against Junior dos Santos this Saturday at UFC 211, where he is hoping to avenge his December 2014 loss to Dos Santos that saw his 3-fight winning streak end. Now, with Miocic reigning as the heavyweight champion, he is looking to...

May 4, 2017 2:20 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Joshua breaks punching arcade game?

Sorry Conor McGregor and Jon Jones, but IBF-WBA world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua may take the cake in the punching power arcade game. As you can see from the video above, Joshua was hanging out with English soccer player Troy Deeney and the two got to challenging on the punching arcade game to test out...

May 4, 2017 2:12 pm

VIDEO | Royce Gracie bare knuckle fight vs. 15-year undefeated kung fu fighter

What would mixed martial arts be like without jiu-jitsu? Back in 1993, a tall and slender Brazilian by the name of Royce Gracie walked out to the UFC Octagon at UFC 1 wearing a jiu-jitsu gi with his black belt wrapped around his waist. Being outweighed by his opponents, Gracie shocked those viewing the eight-man...

May 4, 2017 1:06 pm

VIDEO | Chris Weidman channels Paige VanZant, releases sexy Reebok promo

Sometimes you just gotta let out your inner sexy…I got your back @paigevanzantufc @reebok pic.twitter.com/gnH0lZI56l — Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) May 4, 2017 Earlier this month, fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant found herself under fire after she shared a rather provocative, self-made Reebok promo video to her official Snapchat account. The backlash she received was...