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Jun 16, 2016 11:30 am

VIDEO | Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado weigh-ins

Fedor Emelianenko returns to competition tomorrow at EFN 50, which takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia and will air live on UFC Fight Pass at 11AM EDT. Emelianenko will face UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado in the main event of the evening. Emelianenko is coming off a first round TKO win over Jaideep Singh, which took...

Jun 16, 2016 10:54 am

Brock Lesnar reveals how he’ll deal with ring rust after a near five-year hiatus

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has not fought in the UFC since December 2011. With his much-anticipated return to the Octagon next month at UFC 200, Lesnar will face the devastating striker in Mark Hunt and admitted to ESPN in a recent interview that he will have some ring rust. “Is there going to...

Jun 16, 2016 10:20 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping reflects on winning UFC championship on 2 weeks notice

It has been nearly two weeks since Michael Bisping won the middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 199 by knocking out Luke Rockhold. Bisping stepped into the fight on just two weeks notice after former middleweight champion Chris Weidman backed out of the fight with a neck injury that ultimately required surgery. Wednesday...


Jun 16, 2016 10:08 am

Donald Cerrone calls out Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nate Diaz, and Conor McGregor

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 89 welterweight scrap against Patrick Cote this Saturday in Ontario, Canada. However Cerrone is already setting his sights on a major fight against three of the biggest names in the UFC today. Cerrone spoke to MMAJunkie to explain his desire to fight either...

Jun 16, 2016 9:28 am

UFC veteran diagnosed with clinical autism

MMA veteran John Howard never could have imagined that a routine neurological exam ahead of his WSOF debut at WSOF 31 on June 17th could have led him to receive a diagnosis which would lift a weight off his shoulders that he had been carrying since childhood. John ‘Doomsday’ Howard, found out that he is...

Jun 16, 2016 8:55 am

Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks signs with the UFC

Surprising news surfaced last month that Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks had been released by the promotion, and would become a free agent in the MMA market. This week Brooks revealed that he and the UFC had reached an agreement, and that he had signed with the UFC. In addition, it was revealed that...

Jun 16, 2016 8:38 am

Carlos Condit gives update on hiatus from the UFC

It’s been 6 months since Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit had their welterweight title fight at UFC 195. The fight, which was an extremely controversial one in terms of scoring, saw Lawler retain his championship via split decision. Prior to the bout, Condit revealed the fans that he wasn’t sure how many more fights he...

Jun 16, 2016 8:21 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor training with Olympic boxers

Ahead of Conor McGregor’s welterweight UFC 202 rematch against Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ is wasting no time in bringing in elite level boxers to help him prepare for the bout. Michael Conlan is a 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist, and and Paddy Barnes is a two-time Olympic bronze medalist. Both men vouched for McGregor’s skills...

Jun 16, 2016 8:10 am

UFC sale reportedly for entire ownership of company

The news of the potential sale of the UFC picked up once again earlier this week as it was announced that the sale was “definitely progressing” with no terms being given. Now, according to Dave Meltzer the bidding for the promotion is going to end above $4 billion and would see a complete transfer of...

Jun 16, 2016 1:15 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant answers, ‘Would you fight Ronda Rousey?’

.@PaigeVanzantUFC is ready to head back into the octagon & the possibility of her next opponent has us excited!https://t.co/G2gta20xUu — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) June 16, 2016 UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has an interesting backstory with Ronda Rousey as she was apparently chewed out by the former women’s bantamweight champion. While appearing on FS1’s show with...

Jun 16, 2016 1:05 am

PHOTO | #TBT to Miesha Tate’s high school yearbook picture

Curious at all about how the stunning UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate looked in high school? One of her high school classmates uploaded a couple of her yearbook photos to the Internet and her fans have been loving it. Take a look at Miesha Tate in this fun Throwback Thursday junior high edition showing...

Jun 15, 2016 11:41 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping gets hero’s welcome when returning to UFC Tonight

This week, Michael Bisping returned to UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1 for the first time since defeating Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 199 earlier this month. Upon returning to the FS1 studio, Bisping received a hero’s welcome, complete with a cake! Check out the clip above!

Jun 15, 2016 11:34 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz, Dana White, and famed rapper hanging out

Nate Diaz’s star power continues to rise following his UFC 196 submission win over UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Ahead of Diaz’s rematch with McGregor at UFC 202 on August 20th, Diaz and UFC President Dana White met famed rapper ‘The Game’. @losangelesconfidential @danawhiteufc @natediaz209 #Cali A photo posted by Diazbrothers209 (@diazbrothers209) on Jun 15,...

Jun 15, 2016 11:20 pm

Update on Anderson Silva fighting at UFC 200

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva was supposed to fight Uriah Hall at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil last month, however ‘The Spider’ was forced to undergo surgery to remove his gallbladder the week of the fight. Silva set his sights on a return to the Octagon at UFC 200, hoping to avenge his loss...

Jun 15, 2016 11:12 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald discusses lasting impact of Robbie Lawler fight

Rory Macdonald breaks down his bout vs. @WonderboyMMA and the lasting affects of his brutal war with Robbie Lawler. https://t.co/kxOK4WCmv3 — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) June 16, 2016 Back at UFC 189, nearly a year ago, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald fought for the welterweight championship in what became one of the most historic fights...

Jun 15, 2016 12:33 pm

Shane Carwin wants back in the UFC to ‘knock some people the F$*& OUT!’

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin is looking to get back into the Octagon and establish himself as one of the more memorable fighters in UFC history. Following news of Brock Lesnar’s return to the Octagon for a single fight at UFC 200, Carwin reflected on where he currently stands amongst the UFC’s greatest....

Jun 15, 2016 12:20 pm

Anthony Pettis featherweight debut set for August

Earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis announced his intentions to drop down to featherweight in hopes of ending his 3-fight skid. On Wednesday, it was announced that Pettis would be making his featherweight debut in Vancouver on August 27th against #7 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira. UFC Executive VP Tom Wright spoke to...

Jun 15, 2016 12:01 pm

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg bit by a black widow spider

With all the blood, sweat and tears endured in training and in competition, MMA fighters have a high threshold for pain. That just goes to show how much of pain black widow spiders can be if they bite you. Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg revealed that she was bitten by a black widow spider nearly...

Jun 15, 2016 11:37 am

Will Claudia Gadelha become your #WCW UFC champion?

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha’s only loss in her professional mixed martial arts career was from her fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk back in 2014. Their fight was a close one with Jedrzejczyk walking out with the win after being awarded the split-decision victory that many argue could have gone either way. Gadelha and Jedrzejczyk’s rivalry continues...

Jun 15, 2016 10:57 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt pounds the mitts with Ray Sefo ahead of bout with Brock Lesnar

Mark Hunt has a huge fight scheduled for UFC 200. “The Super Samoan” will welcome former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar to the Octagon in his first fight back in mixed martial arts since retiring from the sport back in 2011. To prepare for the bout with Lesnar, Hunt has decided to get some training...

Jun 15, 2016 10:32 am

Frankie Edgar on Conor McGregor: ‘I respect Conor’s hustle, but . . .’

Frankie Edgar is taking a step closer to making sure he will be fighting for the undisputed UFC featherweight title. In his next fight at UFC 200, Edgar is set to rematch former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo for the interim title. However, the interim tagline doesn’t excite Edgar so much. “Show me where any...

Jun 15, 2016 10:26 am

Urijah Faber reflects on fight with Dominick Cruz after watching it

In the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber stepped into the Octagon to put an end to their nearly 10-year long feud. While Faber submitted Cruz in the pair’s first meeting, Cruz came out on top in their second bout, and at UFC 199, where he convincingly defeated Faber. Now that...

Jun 15, 2016 10:15 am

PHOTO | Anderson Silva brings in legitimate celebrity trainer

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva has been out of action since his UFC London loss to Michael Bisping earlier this year. ‘The Spider’ was slated to fight Uriah Hall in a highly anticipated matchup at UFC 198, however he was forced out of the bout after it was revealed that he would need his...

Jun 15, 2016 10:00 am

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub pays emotional tribute to Kimbo Slice

The MMA world was taken by surprise last week when it was revealed that Kimbo Slice had passed away at the age of 42. Unbeknownst to the MMA community, Slice had a mass on his liver and needed a heart transplant. Prior to being transported to another hospital to await a heart transplant, Slice passed...

Jun 15, 2016 9:44 am

Michael Bisping clarifies post-fight exchanges with Luke Rockhold

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked Luke Rockhold out cold in the very first round of their UFC 199 middleweight title scrap. Following the fight, Bisping and Rockhold engaged in two heated verbal exchanges. The first was in the Octagon, where Rockhold refused to shake Bisping’s...

Jun 15, 2016 9:23 am

Dominick Cruz reflects on Urijah Faber rivalry post-UFC 199

Going into UFC 199, there was certainly no love lost between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber. For nearly 10 years the pair had engaged in a bitter rivalry after Faber submitted Cruz back in 2007 under the WEC banner. Cruz avenged the loss in the UFC, defeating Faber via unanimous decision, however that wasn’t enough...