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Jun 12, 2016 10:05 am

Spike to air an hour-long tribute special for Kimbo Slice

The mixed martial arts community was left in shock Monday evening when news broke that MMA icon Kimbo Slice had suddenly passed away at the tender age of 42. Today it was announced that SPIKE TV, the network who would have broadcasted his next fight, will be showing an hour-long “Kimbo” special on June 24...

Jun 12, 2016 9:18 am

Video | Kimbo Slice gave, demanded and earned respect

Mixed martial arts icon Kimbo Slice tragically passed away earlier this week in Cleveland. The 42-year-old superstar originally became famous from his backyard fight videos, which went viral on the Internet, and carried on to his big draw in mixed martial arts where he set record numbers. A video was recently posted to Slice’s official...

Jun 12, 2016 8:34 am

Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson statistical breakdown

A key welterweight fight between top contenders Rory MacDonald (18-3 MMA) and Stephen Thompson (12-1 MMA) will headline next weekend’s UFC Fight Night event in Ottawa. Here is a statistical comparison of the two fighters competing in next weekend’s main event (via @Fightnomics): Main Event next weekend-really intriguing matchup. Wonderboy's striking stats are bonkers, but...

Jun 12, 2016 7:55 am

Chael Sonnen: “Uriah Hall is going to fight Anderson Silva at UFC 200”

According to former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen, a highly anticipated middleweight fight between Uriah Hall (12-6 MMA) and Anderson Silva (33-7 MMA) will take place at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. No official announcement has been made by the UFC, but this is what Sonnen had to say during his “You’re...


Jun 11, 2016 5:42 pm

Jacare Souza believes he’s next in line for a title shot

When Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 scrap with Luke Rockhold with just two weeks to go until fight night, many believed Jacare Souza would step-in on short notice to fight Rockhold. Unfortunately for Souza, he was forced to undergo surgery for a torn meniscus, and was unable to take the fight. Michael Bisping...

Jun 11, 2016 5:15 pm

John Kavanagh gives update on Conor McGregor’s potential return to featherweight

Since winning the UFC featherweight championship back in December, Conor McGregor went up to welterweight for a UFC 196 fight with Nate Diaz, which was initially supposed to be a lightweight title fight with Rafael dos Anjos. McGregor lost the fight, and then was rebooked to fight Diaz at UFC 200, however he was pulled...

Jun 11, 2016 4:29 pm

Cody Garbrandt details intense run-in with Dominick Cruz post-UFC 199

At UFC 199, Dominick Cruz defeated bitter rival Urijah Faber via unanimous decision, dominating the fight from start to finish as he knocked Faber down several times, and secured several takedowns over the course of the fight. Following the fight, Team Alpha Male fighter Cody Garbrandt ran into Cruz backstage, which resulted in a rather...

Jun 11, 2016 11:16 am

Latest UFC 200 odds one month out from fight night

In just under one month, fight fans will witness a historic night of action in Las Vegas at UFC 200. The event, which features two title fights, an interim title fight, and the return of Brock Lesnar, will go down on July 9th, and leave fight fans in awe. With just under one month to...

Jun 11, 2016 11:04 am

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson preview

On June 18th, two elite members of the UFC’s welterweight division, Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson, will square off in a pivotal welterweight matchup that could see the next welterweight title challenger determined. For MacDonald, the fight will be his first since his brutal UFC 189 fight with Robbie Lawler for the welterweight championship, in...

Jun 11, 2016 10:43 am

Miesha Tate is on a mission to prove she can beat Ronda Rousey

The landscape of the UFC women’s bantamweight division changed greatly on November 15th at UFC 193 as Holly Holm knocked out Ronda Rousey to claim the women’s bantamweight championship. Rousey had reigned as the only women’s bantamweight champion in UFC history until she was knocked out by Holm in Australia. In Holm’s first title defense...

Jun 11, 2016 10:28 am

Chris Weidman taunts Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson over potential rematch

Although Chris Weidman was forced to withdraw from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship, Weidman has managed to keep his name in the headlines. After Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold this past weekend to claim the UFC middleweight championship, Weidman wasted no time in attempting to secure a title...

Jun 11, 2016 10:20 am

Michael Bisping’s coach wants to see Bisping vs. Dan Henderson II

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked Luke Rockhold out in the 1st round on just 2 weeks notice to win the UFC middleweight championship. The fight was Bisping’s first title fight after 10 years in the promotion, and he certainly took advantage of the opportunity. With...

Jun 11, 2016 9:54 am

VIDEO | Updated UFC 200 promo with Mark Hunt & Brock Lesnar

All Roads Lead to #UFC200 | UFC.com/200 A video posted by ufc (@ufc) on Jun 10, 2016 at 11:50am PDT During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, the UFC aired a promo for UFC 200, featuring Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier, Miesha Tate, Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, and Amanda Nunes. At the end of the...

Jun 11, 2016 9:41 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre Karate sparring

[ooyala code=”cxeWczNDE6RJ040jXyA_Gp-ffv3gFDLW” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1600″ autoplay=”true”] “Working on my karate point sparring technique with @hayabusafight #teamhayabusa” While the entire UFC 200 card has been announced, and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will not be returning to the UFC for the highly anticipated card, he has continued to train as if he were preparing...

Jun 11, 2016 9:09 am

WWE hoping to have Ronda Rousey match at WrestleMania

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, who currently competes in the WWE, would be making his return to MMA after nearly 5 years away from the sport. Lesnar, who will still be making an appearance at the next WWE pay-per view this summer,...

Jun 11, 2016 8:58 am

Frankie Edgar taunt Jose Aldo over history of injuries ahead of UFC 200

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been criticized quite a bit for backing out of fights with injuries. Most recently, Aldo backed out of his title fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 189, and was replaced by Chad Mendes. With a false rumor surfacing earlier this week that Aldo was injured and unable to...

Jun 11, 2016 8:42 am

Cornerman opens up on brawl between Nate Diaz and Clay Guida’s brother

At UFC 199, it was announced that Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II would go down at UFC 202 in August. Prior to that announcement however, Nate Diaz was involved in a bit of a fight backstage with Clay Guida’s brother Jason. While there hasn’t been much in the way of details regarding the brawl,...

Jun 11, 2016 12:06 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir 2 (Full fight)

Ahead of Brock Lesnar’s return to the Octagon in less than a month at UFC 200 after nearly 5 years away from the Octagon, take a look back at Lesnar’s UFC 100 rematch against Frank Mir. Mir handed Lesnar the first loss of his professional career at UFC 81 in what was Lesnar’s second pro...

Jun 10, 2016 11:55 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva returns to training

[ooyala code=”AxcmIzNDE6I17C8ikBgtjO2EN31w_YmV” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] Exactly 4 weeks ago, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva underwent surgery to have his gallbladder removed after he was pulled from his UFC 198 scrap against Uriah Hall in Curitiba, Brazil. Silva set his sights on a triumphant return to the Octagon at UFC 200 on July...

Jun 10, 2016 11:40 pm

Mark Hunt: USADA exemption won’t save Lesnar

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the UFC at UFC 200 to fight Mark Hunt in the co-main event of the historic card. In the following days it was revealed that Lesnar had been granted a USADA exemption and missed the first 3...

Jun 10, 2016 11:32 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold forced to be separated backstage

Bisping and Rockhold still going at it after the post fight press conference. pic.twitter.com/Ojiiwlo9O1 — Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) June 5, 2016 In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the first round of their title fight to win the middleweight championship. While many fighters squash their beef after fights,...

Jun 10, 2016 5:00 pm

Chad Mendes flagged for ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

The UFC released a statement on Friday that former UFC featherweight title contender Chad Mendes has been flagged by for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation.” The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) notified the UFC of the potential violation after an out-of-competition drug test was performed on Mendes. The UFC statement read: “The UFC organization was...

Jun 10, 2016 2:35 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather reacts to Justin Bieber brawl

Wednesday night after the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors game in Cleveland, Ohio, pop music star Justin Bieber started a brawl in Cleveland. Footage of the altercation shows Bieber punching the man, and then being thrown to the ground before bystanders pulled the man off Bieber. TMZ caught up with Floyd Mayweather, who has...

Jun 10, 2016 2:25 pm

VIDEOS | Justin Bieber punches guy, gets thrown down

It’s no secret that pop music star Justin Bieber has been trained by famed boxer Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather has praised Bieber’s boxing skills in the past, and it looks as though Bieber was looking to showcase his skills in Cleveland earlier this week. Bieber swings on a much bigger opponent, before being thrown down to...

Jun 10, 2016 1:52 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz gives back to the youth and rolls with the kid’s class

UFC star Nate Diaz is set to rematch UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in another non-title welterweight bout at UFC 202 in August. Prior to their first match at UFC 196, McGregor made fun of Diaz for teaching kid’s jiu-jitsu classes on weekends to help supplement his income. Diaz later said that he simply looks...

Jun 10, 2016 1:20 pm

PHOTO | Cut UFC fighter forced to take another career?

What is life like for fighters after being cut from the UFC? Recently cut from the UFC, Robert Whiteford looks like he has been keeping busy with some road construction. Whiteford posted a photo of him with a wheelbarrow ready to haul a load of asphalt and captioned the post, “A mans got to eat...

Jun 10, 2016 12:44 pm

USADA gives six-month suspension to UFC fighter after testing positive for banned substance

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency came to an agreement for the suspension of a UFC welterweight fighter after testing positive for a banned substance. Tim Means (25-7-1) and USADA agreed on a six-month suspension after Means tested positive for the banned substance ostarine in a Jan. 21 out-of-competition test. Means claimed that the positive test was...

Jun 10, 2016 12:10 pm

Conor McGregor’s reaction to making Forbes 100 list

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was the only MMA fighter to rank in the Forbes list of top 100 highest paid athletes in the last 12 months. While other combat athletes made the list such as Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez, “The Notorious” stands out as the only MMA fighter. With the...