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Apr 20, 2016 6:46 am

Khabib and “RDA” exchange shots on Twitter

Khabib Nurmagomedov improved his mixed martial arts record to a perfect 23-0 last weekend when he defeated Darrell Horcher on the main card of UFC on FOX 19 in Tampa. Following his impressive TKO victory over Horcher, “The Eagle” decided to call out current UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in his post-fight interview. Khabib...

Apr 18, 2016 2:29 pm

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m the king of excitement, Pettis is a sore loser”

Top UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez was a guest on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed his upcoming title fight with current division champion Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez stated that while “RDA” is a solid all-around fighter, nothing is going to keep him from winning the belt on July 7 in Las...

Apr 17, 2016 11:56 am

Report: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado set for June 17 in Russia

According to a report from Combate, former PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko will return to the cage this¬†summer to battle former UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado at a “Fight Nights” event in Russia on June 17. “Fight Nights” promoter Kamil Gadzhiev revealed that Maldonado is one of three possible opponents for Fedor’s return to Russia on June...

Apr 11, 2016 12:42 pm

VIDEO | ‘The Boneyard with Georges St-Pierre’ getting a feel for Giganotosaurus

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is the host of the new TV series “The Boneyard with Georges St-Pierre” that will be playing on the History Channel in Canada. Check out the former champ in the preview of the show where he gets face-to-face with Giganotosaurus. “GSP” has said himself that he is a paleontology...


Mar 11, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | Miesha Tate enjoying life as a champion, ready for whoever

This past Saturday at UFC 196, it appeared that Holly Holm was on her way to a convincing decision win over Miesha Tate to retain her UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In the 5th round however, Tate managed to secure a rear-naked choke and choke Holm unconscious to win the belt that had eluded her for...

Mar 10, 2016 9:57 pm

Diaz Brothers to Conor McGregor: “Weed beats speed”

At UFC 194 Conor McGregor shocked the world and silenced critics everywhere as he knocked Jose Aldo out in just 13 seconds to unify the interim UFC featherweight championship and the UFC featherweight championship. Following the bout, during his post-fight Octagon interview, McGregor proclaimed to the masses “Precision beats power, and timing beats speed.” The...

Mar 5, 2016 10:53 pm

Rafael dos Anjos reacts to Nate Diaz’s submission win over Conor McGregor

In the main event of UFC 196, Nate Diaz shocked the world as he picked up a 2nd round submission win over Conor McGregor. Immediately, the MMA world went wild as everyone had something to say about McGregor’s loss. While Jose Aldo took the opportunity to talk trash and call out Conor McGregor for a...

Mar 2, 2016 9:14 am

Coach Mike Winklejohn gives his prediction on Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is set to defend her belt for the first time this Saturday against top contender Miesha Tate. In preparation for the title fight, Holm has been working with long-time coach Mike Winklejohn of the JacksonWink MMA Academy. Coach Wink was a guest on the MMA Hour this week and...

Mar 1, 2016 7:37 am

Team Silva wants commission to review and overturn Bisping’s win

Michael Bisping scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career this past Saturday in London, when he defeated former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva via unanimous decision. The fight was very close and many fans thought that “The Spider” should have got the ‘nod’ from the¬†judges when all was said and done. Anderson...

Feb 19, 2016 11:57 pm

Fighters react to controversial Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie fight

In the main event of Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie stepped into the cage to fight for a third time. The fight was a short one, that ultimately saw Gracie awarded the TKO win after landing some ground and pound on Shamrock. The controversy however came due to the fact that many noticed...

Jan 23, 2016 1:23 pm

Matt Mitrione expected to undergo surgery to repair broken orbital

At ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ Matt Mitrione suffered one of the most gruesome eye injuries in the history of the sport after being poked in the eyes twice by Travis Brwone, and then having his orbital broken by a punch. To Mitrione’s credit he fought through the eye pokes to the best of his abilities...

Jan 21, 2016 2:06 pm

Coach: Dillashaw loss was good for Renan Barao

This past Sunday Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon for just his second fight in 4 years as he reclaimed his UFC bantamweight championship after picking up a split decision win. Following Cruz’s win he found himself being called out by nemesis Urijah Faber, and there was much speculation as to whether or not Faber...

Jan 18, 2016 10:21 am

PHOTO | Matt Mitrione gives a photo update of his broken orbital

It was a tough night for Matt Mitrione and his eyes on Sunday night. After suffering accidental eye pokes from Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston, Mitrione suffered a broken orbital floor and injured shoulder at the hands of Browne after a third round TKO stoppage. Mitrione’s eye was in terrible condition...

Jan 12, 2016 8:01 am

Rafael Dos Anjos picks up ‘significant’ fine for violating Reebok dress code

We received word earlier this month that three fighters had been fined by the UFC for violating their ‘athlete outfitting policy’. While no names were given by the UFC, Donald Cerrone revealed via Twitter that he had in fact been fined for continuing his tradition of sewing a patch on his fight shorts. In addition,...

Jan 7, 2016 3:20 pm

NSAC expected to make ruling on Diaz suspension on January 12th

MMA fans have been anxiously awaiting news on the NSAC’s settlement talks with Nick Diaz following an uproar stemming from their harsh 5 year suspension due to Diaz failing a drug test for marijuana. According to MMAFighting the commission could be making a ruling on the settlement talks as early as their meeting next Thursday...

Jan 1, 2016 5:06 pm

Cerrone moves up to welterweight, books first fight

While Donald Cerrone and Michael Johnson were prepared to fight one another after they both lost their last fights, Cerrone has officially moved up to welterweight, and booked his first fight. He will fight Tim Means on February 21st in the main event of UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh according to ESPN. While Cerrone wasn’t sure...

Jan 1, 2016 8:03 am

Carlos Condit hints at retirement

While Carlos Condit is currently gearing up to fight Robbie Lawler this Saturday at UFC 195, by the way he talks, it sounds like this could be his last UFC title run. With nearly 40 professional fights over the course of the past 13 years, Condit certainly has quite a few miles on his body....

Dec 31, 2015 10:04 pm

Why Chris Weidman reflects on 2015 being a ‘great year’

You wouldn’t think that a fighter who just lost their championship title at the end of the year would be calling it a “great year.” That is not the case with former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman. Weidman posted a positive message to his Facebook page explaining why he was so happy with 2015. “2015...

Dec 26, 2015 9:01 am

Khabib on return: ‘I must become more professional’

It has been nearly two years since Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov has competed inside the Octagon. In his last Octagon appearance, ‘The Eagle’ defeated Rafael Dos Anjos via unanimous decision. A bout between Nurmagomedov and Cerrone was booked for September of 2014, however a knee injury forced ‘The Eagle’ out of the bout. Nurmagomedov was...

Dec 16, 2015 8:52 am

Jhenny Andrade wants to be your #WCW

The Brazilian UFC Octagon Girl said it herself in her Instagram post on Wednesday and we have no problem with that! #HappyWednesday 💋 I wanna be your #Wcw 😍 📷 photo @drausiotuzzolo A photo posted by Jhenny Andrade UFC (@jhennyandradeufc) on Dec 16, 2015 at 4:58am PST   If you need another reason, here are...

Dec 8, 2015 3:54 pm

Tyson Fury slams McGregor for copying him

At first glance, there isn’t much that Tyson Fury and Conor McGregor have in common. However according to Tyson Fury, McGregor has been copying him for quite some time, and not just when it comes to fighting. He spoke on The MMA Hour: “I am familiar with a man named Conor McGregor. I think he...

Dec 8, 2015 1:15 am

Conor McGregor says ahead of Jose Aldo bout: ‘I have lost my mind . . .’

As Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo prepare to collide and unify the featherweight belts at UFC 194, one can only imagine the physical and mental stress that the two warriors are going through. Interim champion Conor McGregor was recently featured by the Wall Street Journal and talks about his desire to be the best and...

Dec 4, 2015 8:47 pm

Gleison Tibau apologizes for blood doping

Friday afternoon it was revealed that UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau had been provisionally suspended after it was revealed that he potentially failed an out-of-competition USADA drug test. Following that announcement it was revealed that Tibau had failed a drug test for EPO, a form of blood doping. Tibau released a statement via MMAFighting about the...

Dec 3, 2015 1:00 pm

Dana White CONFIRMS Rousey will get immediate rematch

Since Holly Holm demolished Ronda Rousey en route to a 2nd round KO win at UFC 193 to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship last month, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Ronda Rousey should get an immediate rematch given how dominant of a performance Holly Holm put on. UFC President...

Dec 2, 2015 8:29 am

Holm gets stamp of approval from MMA legend

Holly Holm’s impressive win over Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 earned her the respect and admiration of fans as well as her fellow fighters. Now, the win has even earned Holm the respect from MMA legend and famed striker Mirko Cro Cop. He spoke on The MMA Hour: “It was a great performance. To be...