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Jun 6, 2017 6:37 am

War Machine gets 36 years to life for brutal attack on Christy Mack

The verdict is in. Former UFC and Bellator fighter War Machine – born Jonathan Koppenhaver – will get 36 years to life for his hideous attack on his ex-girlfriend Christy Mack and her boyfriend Corey Thomas. The former fighter will be eligible for parole after 36 years. He will be 71 years old by the...

Jun 6, 2017 5:58 am

TJ Dillashaw on Demetrious Johnson outcry: it all comes down to him being scared of me beating him

Yesterday morning, dominant UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson made waves by releasing a lengthy, anti-UFC statement, blasting the organization and its head-honcho Dana White for bullying him, and for trying to force him into a fight with former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw (read that statement here). Now a day removed from Johnson’s...

Jun 5, 2017 2:04 pm

Kazushi Sakuraba’s magnificent response to being called to the UFC Hall of Fame

Over the weekend at UFC 212, the UFC announced that MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on July 6. Sakuraba will be joined by other legendary names including Urijah Faber, Maurice Smith, and former UFC matchmaker Joe Silva. Sakuraba made the following honorable statement on social media following...

Jun 5, 2017 1:58 pm

Jose Aldo’s coach Andre Pederneiras talks about stoppage by ‘Big’ John McCarthy

A new undisputed UFC featherweight champion was crowned over the weekend as Hawaii’s Max Holloway defeated Jose Aldo in the main event of UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Holloway scored a third-round TKO victory over Aldo, knocking “Scarface” down and following up with a flurried ground and pound attack where referee “Big” John...

Jun 5, 2017 1:47 pm

Jose Aldo releases first statement since loss to Max Holloway

A new undisputed UFC featherweight champion was crowned over the weekend as Max Holloway took a third round TKO win over Jose Aldo at UFC 212. Holloway played spoiler to the night as he took out Aldo in front of his countrymen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “I gotta thank Brazil,” Holloway said in the...

Jun 5, 2017 12:12 pm

Roy Jones Jr. discusses Conor McGregor’s possible advantages against Floyd Mayweather

The latest member of the combat sports world to weigh in on the much-discussed boxing match between semi-retired great Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor is boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. The boxer gave his take on the latest episode of The MMA Hour, telling host Ariel Helwani that he understands why both...

Jun 5, 2017 11:32 am

Alexander Gustafsson stands by recent comments about Jon Jones: I told the truth

In the wake of his impressive knockout win over Glover Teixeira, Alexander Gustafsson shared some rather heavy-handed comments about former light heavyweight champion and one-time opponent Jon Jones, suggesting that given his many indiscretions outside the cage, Jones is probably not a good person. This then prompted a response on Twitter from Jones, which in...

Jun 5, 2017 10:02 am

Claudia Gadelha: After UFC 212 win, “I consider myself the best fighter in the division”

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 212, number-one-ranked strawweight Claudia Gadelha submitted a fellow former title challenger in Karolina Kowalkiewicz in the first round. In doing so, Gadelha reaffirmed her status as the best strawweight alive outside of the champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk. If you ask Gadelha, however, she’s the best strawweight alive,...

Jun 5, 2017 8:43 am

Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz exchange Twitter heat over possible rematch

Over the last few weeks former UFC light heavyweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Chuck Liddell has hinted several times that he’s interested in making a return to the cage. A few days ago, the former champ through more gas on the fire by sharing a photo of him and long-time rival Tito Ortiz...

Jun 4, 2017 6:42 pm

Ray Borg worries a flyweight TJ Dillashaw will be just like Conor McGregor

The next crack at UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson seems like it will go to one of two men. The first of these two men is flyweight contender Ray Borg. The other is former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, who has said repeatedly that he’s willing to undertake the cut to flyweight to take...

Jun 4, 2017 6:05 pm

Cub Swanson demands rematch with Max Holloway, promises he’ll be victorious

Last night, in the main event of UFC 212, streaking Hawaiian star Max Holloway sent a shockwave through the UFC featherweight division by defeating once-dominant featherweight king Jose Aldo with third-round strikes. With this impressive win, Holloway begins what could well be a very dominant reign as UFC featherweight champion. Though nothing is certain just...

Jun 4, 2017 5:23 pm

New champ Max Holloway on Conor McGregor: He can beg to fight me now

Last night, in the main event of UFC 212, Max Holloway scored a career-defining TKO win over once dominant featherweight king Jose Aldo. With this win, Holloway became the UFC’s undisputed featherweight champion, and extended his win-streak to a ridiculous eleven-straight. Given his current streak, many fans have broached the possibility of a rematch between...

Jun 4, 2017 4:21 pm

Miesha Tate: I wish Cyborg would have punched Angela Magana harder

Arguably the biggest story to emerge from the UFC athletes retreat earlier this month surrounds a dramatic clash between UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino and UFC strawweight Angela Magana. This drama was sparked when Magana made some nasty comments about Cyborg  online, and reached a violent crescendo when a vengeful Cyborg punched Magana in...

Jun 4, 2017 3:31 pm

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC 212: Aldo and Holloway net $40K

Last night, the UFC made a triumphant return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with UFC 212, an exciting 12-fight card. In the main event, Hawaii’s  Max Holloway sent a shockwave through the featherweight division, braving a bit of early adversity to defeat formerly dominant champion Jose Aldo by third-round TKO. With this win, Aldo claimed...

Jun 4, 2017 12:38 pm

Anderson Silva consoles Jose Aldo with lengthy statement on social media

Last night, in the main event of UFC 212, featherweight great Jose Aldo gave up an early lead to succumb to third-round punches dealt by interim featherweight champion Max Holloway. It was a heartbreaking loss for Jose Aldo and his fans, and one that will be difficult to forget. In the wake of Aldo’s tough...

Jun 4, 2017 12:14 pm

Jimi Manuwa discusses beef with “big, fat school bully” Daniel Cormier

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is scheduled to defend his title against former champion Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 214. Earlier that same night, top light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa will take on the surging Volkan Oezdemir in what could well be a number one contender fight. Though Cormier and Manuwa...

Jun 4, 2017 8:29 am

Pros react to Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Last night in the co-main event of UFC 212, formertitle challengers Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz squared off in a key women’s strawweight scrap. Gadelha was able to get Karolina down early in round one and quickly took the back of her Polish opponent. From there, the Brazilian locked in her hooks and then secured...

Jun 3, 2017 9:51 pm

Pros react to Max Holloway’s TKO victory over Jose Aldo

Pros react to Max Holloway’s TKO victory over Jose Aldo Hawaiian Max Holloway shocked the crowd in Rio de Janeiro tonight by finishing hometown favorite Jose Aldo with strikes in the main event of UFC 212. Aldo had a very successful opening round against Holloway, but by the end of round two it was clear...

Jun 3, 2017 12:34 pm

VIDEO | EA Sports UFC 2 predicting Max Holloway win at UFC 212

Saturday night in Brazil, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will step into the Octagon with hometown hero Jose Aldo for a featherweight title unification fight. Ahead of the fight, many fight fans are split down the middle in regards to who they feel will leave Brazil with the undisputed featherweight title. At the present...

Jun 3, 2017 12:14 pm

VIDEO | Sakuraba accidentally knocks out opponent in pro wrestling match

MMA legend ‘Sakuraba’ earned the nickname ‘The Gracie Hunter’ by using his JiuJitsu to defeat many of the famed members of the Gracie family. In addition to his impressive career in MMA, Sakuraba also competed as a pro wrestler. In the video above you can see Sakuraba wrestling against Sinsuke Nakamura, who now currently competes...

Jun 3, 2017 10:05 am

‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung’s injury & timetable for return

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that top ranked UFC featherweight The Korean Zombie, also known as Chan Sung Jung, had been forced out of his upcoming scheduled scrap with Ricardo Lamas at UFC 214 due to an undisclosed injury. While details regarding the injury sustained by Jung weren’t immediately made available, Chris Taylor has now...