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Jun 8, 2015 4:16 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Hendo Back in the Mix, Rothwell Makes Moves

Another UFC event has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated accordingly. There are some odd changes this week, but everything seems to be in order for the stars of Fight Night 68. Dan Henderson made his way into the middleweight rankings. Previously unranked, Hendo took the thirteenth spot above Robert...

Jun 1, 2015 3:05 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Weidman Making Moves In P4P, Condit Stays Put

We are one week removed from Chris Weidman’s successful UFC Middleweight Championship defense at UFC 187 and he is still making moves in the rankings. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson got kicked out of spot number-two in favor of “The All American”, and Anderson Silva dropped two spots to number twelve. Donald Cerrone made an odd...

May 25, 2015 11:00 am

Lombard Talks PED Suspension: ‘It Made Me Cry, I Felt I Lost Everything’

Hector Lombard was riding a two fight winning streak walking into his last bout against Josh Burkman at UFC 182 in January. Lombard won the fight by way of unanimous decision and there were talks of him facing a top contender, but his path to gold was cut short when he was popped for steroids....

May 19, 2015 10:18 am

Frankie Edgar Jumps into “Pound for Pound” List in Updated UFC Rankings

Frankie Edgar came out on top against Urijah Faber at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he made his return to the pound for pound rankings in the most recent edition of UFC’s official rankings! Despite being the most dominant athlete in the world, Ronda Rousey has moved down a spot in the “pound for pound”...


May 15, 2015 11:02 am

The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale is set for July 12 in Las Vegas

The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale will be a part of International Fight Week, as UFC officials recently announced the event will take place July 12 live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The TUF 21 Finale was originally slated to take place in Florida, this to coincide with this season’s American...

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

May 2, 2015 2:02 am

GSP: ‘I’m not interested’ In A UFC Return… Yet

Georges St. Pierre has made several appearances for the UFC in the recent weeks due to the fact that they just ran a card in his home country. Along with appearing at the event, St. Pierre also hosted a Q&A session along with Rory MacDonald. St. Pierre’s most recent media appearance was on UFC Tonight...

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Apr 8, 2015 6:33 pm

HE’S BACK! Nate Diaz vs. Matt Brown at UFC 189

Nate Diaz will make his long awaited return to the octagon at UFC 189 when he goes face to face with “The Immortal” Matt Brown! ‘UFC Tonight’ announced the news earlier today. This will be Nate Diaz’s first welterweight fight since fighting Rory MacDonald in 2011. Diaz is coming off a loss to newly crowned...

Apr 6, 2015 10:13 am

Johny Hendricks Predicts The Winner Of Lawler Vs. McDonald

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks was a guest on Submission Radio and talked about his fights with current champ Robbie Lawler, GSP and gave his prediction for the upcoming title fight between Lawler and Rory McDonald. Check out what he had to say. “The first fight [between Lawler and McDonald] was close. It was...

Apr 1, 2015 7:15 pm

GSP: ‘Dana says he’s sure I won’t come back, that’s his opinion’

  “[Dana White] says he’s sure I won’t come back, that’s his opinion. I train, I keep myself in shape. I have marks on my body because my body bruises easily and I’m training hard. It doesn’t mean I’m coming back, but it doesn’t mean I’m not coming back. I’m thinking about it. Dana always...

Mar 31, 2015 9:57 am

Dennis Bermudez vs. Jeremy Stephens set for UFC 189

July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas just got its first non-title bout. UFC officials recently announced that featherweights Dennis Bermudez (14-4 MMA) and Jeremy Stephens (23-11 MMA) will throw down at the highly anticipated summer event. Dennis Bermudez was most recently seen in action at November’s UFC 180 event, where he suffered a first-round...

Mar 29, 2015 1:47 pm

UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 7

On Episode 7 of UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded, featherweight champion Jose Aldo channels Tony Montana while his opponent Conor McGregor channels Muhammad Ali on a busy day in New York City. Aldo trains with his coaches while McGregor schools UFC President Dana White in jiu-jitsu. After another fan-filled press conference, the gang is...

Mar 18, 2015 2:28 pm

NSAC Summons Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard — Anderson Silva Requests Extension

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will require the presence of both Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard next week in Vegas. The two UFC fighters have been summoned by the commission, to answer to rule violations for drug use. Diaz, who lost a unanimous decision to Anderson Silva in his last UFC outing, popped hot for...

Mar 16, 2015 10:59 am

Massive World Tour Announced To Promote McGregor vs. Aldo Title Fight

Undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Conor McGregor will embark on a world press tour spanning eight cities in five countries over the course of 12 days to promote their upcoming championship bout at UFC 189: ALDO vs. McGREGOR on Saturday, July 11 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. The co-main event featuring newly...

Mar 14, 2015 11:47 pm

“UFC 189 World Tour” Announced! 8 Cities and 5 Countries!

Before media had the opportunity to ask questions at the UFC 185 Post Fight Press Conference, Dana White announced that the UFC would be touring the world to hype up UFC 189! Here are all the details for the upcoming “UFC 189 World Tour”: The tour will feature UFC Flyweight Champion Jose Aldo and his...

Feb 22, 2015 5:47 am

Firas Zahabi’s Street Fighting Tips

Tristar Gym head coach Firas Zahabi, who has trained superstars such as Georges St. Pierre, and Rory MacDonald, breaks down this street fight, and tells you how you can use your martial arts training to your advantage! Check it out above!

Feb 16, 2015 9:08 pm

Brown: ‘Beating Hendricks Is The Key To A Title Shot’

Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown is currently coming off of a hard fought decision loss to Robbie Lawler. The loss snapped a 7 fight win streak for Brown, and cost him a shot at the welterweight title, which Lawler went on to win. On March 14th, Matt Brown will have the chance to earn a #1...

Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Pros React To Henderson’s Win Over Thatch

Last night in the main event of Broomfield Colorado, Benson Henderson successfully moved up to welterweight and defeated Brandon Thatch via 4th round submission. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters watching the event. Henderson walks out and said "let's find out", well let's find out ! #UFCBroomfield — Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) February 15,...

Feb 10, 2015 1:27 pm

Hector Lombard Latest Fighter To Fail Drug Test

The UFC’s drug problem continues to show its ugly face, as top UFC welterweight fighter Hector Lombard has failed his UFC 182 drug test for anabolic steroids. Earlier today we learned that the UFC had removed Lombard vs. MacDonald from their scheduled UFC 186 co-main event, and now we know why. Ariel Helwani reports: The...

Jan 18, 2015 12:42 pm

Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 Set For UFC 186 Main Event

The UFC has officially announced the main event for UFC 186 on April 25th. TJ Dillashaw will be defending his bantamweight strap from the very man he defeated to win it, Renan Barao. Dillashaw defeated Barao back at UFC 173 in May of 2014 to become the bantamweight champion, upsetting Barao, who was a heavy...

Jan 15, 2015 5:05 am

Dana White Explains The Welterweight Title Picture

With this week’s announcement of Hendricks vs. Brown the UFC’s welterweight division got a major shakeup. Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard is expected to be announced soon, and what’s next for the new champ Robbie Lawler has been up in the air. Wednesday night on FOX Sports 1, the UFC Tonight crew passed on a...

Jan 8, 2015 5:30 am

Dana White: “This is the biggest January in UFC History!”

“2015 is starting off with amazing fights. It’s the best January in the company’s history. And all these fights lead to bigger fights. If you look at the Cormier vs. Jones, then Gustafsson vs. Rumble, then the winners of those fight and that will be a great fight. You’ve got Vitor vs. Weidman, then Anderson....

Jan 5, 2015 5:06 am

UFC 186 Set For Montreal On April 25th

The UFC will be heading to Montreal on April 25th 2015 for UFC 186. Montreal was expected to play host to UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos, however that has been moved to Dallas Texas. No word yet on what bouts will be on the card, however the UFC will likely start adding bouts to...