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Jun 7, 2016 8:07 am

Kimbo Slice preliminary cause of death listed

Tuesday night the MMA world was stunned as tragic news surfaced out of nowhere that MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had been hospitalized, and that the situation wasn’t good. Shortly following the initial report of Slice’s hospitalization, reports began emerging that Slice passed away at the age of 42 in Florida. While no cause of death...

Jun 7, 2016 7:57 am

UFC releases statement on Kimbo Slice’s death

Tragic news surfaced late Monday evening that YouTube sensation, and Bellator MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had passed away from heart failure in Florida at the age of 42. While the MMA community was extremely saddened by Slice’s death, his former employers, the UFC, sent out a statement regarding his death which MMAMania obtained: “UFC is...

Jun 7, 2016 12:57 am

Bellator President Scott Coker’s statement on the death of Kimbo Slice

Tragic news hit late Monday when it became known that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, had died at the age of 42. Slice was scheduled to fight at Bellator 158 in July in a rematch with James Thompson. Bellator MMA President Scott Coker released the following statement following the news of Kimbo’s death:...

Jun 6, 2016 8:33 pm

UFC releases statement on Ariel Helwani and team

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani poured his heart out on “The MMA Hour” on Monday. As one of the most familiar faces reporting about the sport of mixed martial arts, many were shocked to hear that Helwani was kicked out and “banned for life” from the UFC after breaking the news of Brock Lesnar’s return at...


Jun 6, 2016 7:47 pm

Kimbo Slice tragically passes away at age 42

42-year-old Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice passed away late Monday. TMZ initially reported that Ferguson was admitted to a hospital near his home in Coral Springs, Florida on Monday. ESPN’s Billy Corben acknowledged Ferguson’s death late Monday on twitter. RIP @KimboSlice: a 305 original, a true fighter, a one-of-a-kind Miami legend pic.twitter.com/NTvwDf1uTE —...

Jun 6, 2016 7:13 pm

Report: Kimbo Slice hospitalized, not in good condition

Bellator MMA fighter Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice was admitted to a hospital close to his home in Coral Springs, Florida on Monday, according to law enforcement officers reported by TMZ. Sources are telling TMZ that “the situation does not look good.” The reason for Slice being admitted to the hospital has not...

Jun 6, 2016 3:04 pm

VIDEO | Dana White on Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 200 against Mark Hunt. UFC President Dana White has struck a deal with Lesnar and the WWE to allow “The Beast” to compete once again in the Octagon. TMZ caught up with White and got his reaction to Lesnar fighting...

Jun 6, 2016 2:48 pm

Paige VanZant talks about her future in the UFC

Paige VanZant has been busy competing on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” and finished the season just shy of winning, ending up in second place. Now that the competition is over, VanZant is eager to get back into the Octagon. “I’m jumping head first back in the fight world. I miss this so much,” VanZant...

Jun 6, 2016 2:32 pm

VIDEO | How many UFC fights does Brock Lesnar have in him?

WWE and once again UFC superstar Brock Lesnar is set to fight again in the Octagon at UFC 200. On Monday, Lesnar announced that he will be fighting Mark Hunt at the highly anticipated UFC 200 event in July. Will Lesnar only fight once in the UFC and return to the WWE to fulfill his...

Jun 6, 2016 2:07 pm

Mark Hunt releases statement on fighting Brock Lesnar at UFC 200

Mark Hunt is undoubtedly excited as he is set to take part in one of the biggest fights in UFC history. Hunt was announced as the opponent for former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar in his return fight to the UFC. Lesnar is currently signed with the WWE and has not fought since UFC 141...

Jun 6, 2016 1:47 pm

Dana White addresses Ariel Helwani’s lifetime ban from the UFC

Many were shocked to hear that MMA journalist Ariel Helwani was banned from all UFC events prior to UFC 199’s main event bout between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping over the weekend. Helwani broke the news that Brock Lesnar would be returning to fight in the UFC prior to the UFC making the announcement during...

Jun 6, 2016 12:53 pm

Performance metrics – Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt for UFC 200

A juggernaut bout has just been added to UFC 200 as former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returns to the Octagon to fight Mark Hunt. @Fightnomics Reed just released a detailed breakdown of both Lesnar and Hunt and where each man holds an advantage, according to their fight history. Performance metrics #UFC200Brock Lesnar vs Mark...

Jun 6, 2016 12:01 pm

Mark Hunt vs. Brock Lesnar opening odds

Former UFC champion Brock Lesnar was a guest on ESPN’s SportsCenter this morning where he announced that he would be returning to the octagon at UFC 200 on July 9 to fight Mark Hunt. Lesnar, who has not fought since his 2011 loss to Alistair Overeem, has opened as a +120 underdog against Hunt, this...

Jun 6, 2016 10:27 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar announces his UFC 200 opponent

“The Beast” is back and coming to show the world what he is still capable of in the Octagon when he returns to the UFC at UFC 200. Brock Lesnar appeared on ESPN on Monday morning to announce his opponent for UFC 200. “I’ve never turned down a fight in the UFC,” Lesnar said. “Even...

Jun 6, 2016 9:44 am

PHOTO | Michael Bisping bashes Luke Rockhold on social media once again

You would think that after throwing down in the Octagon twice, newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former champion Luke Rockhold would have settled their differences. Bisping realized his dream on Saturday night at UFC 199, knocking Rockhold out in the very first round and became the UFC middleweight champion. It is very...

Jun 6, 2016 8:59 am

Pros react to the Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt fight announcement

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Lesnar has not competed in mixed martial arts since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. The former champions...

Jun 6, 2016 7:35 am

Breaking! Brock Lesnar receives his opponent for UFC 200

This past weekend at UFC 199 in Los Angeles the UFC announced that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The promotion did not name an opponent for Lesnar that evening in Los Angeles (UFC 199), leaving fans across the world speculating...

Jun 5, 2016 8:14 pm

UFC Fighters take to Twitter supporting Ariel Helwani

Yesterday evening Ariel Helwani announced on Twitter that he had been removed from Saturday’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles by Zuffa staff members prior to the fight cards conclusion and was told that he and his friends were now “banned for life”. I was escorted out of the building by Zuffa staff before the...

Jun 5, 2016 6:56 pm

Jon Jones shares his thoughts on Brock Lesnar fighting at UFC 200

Yesterday evening news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon on July 9 in Las Vegas for UFC 200. An opponent for “The Beast” has yet to be named by UFC officials, which has resulted in several fighters taking to social media to campaign for the spot. UFC...

Jun 5, 2016 5:21 pm

Photo | Michael Bisping taunts Luke Rockhold on social media

Michael Bisping (30-7 MMA) shocked the mixed martial arts world last night in Los Angeles by earning a stunning first-round knockout victory over Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199. Bisping and Rockhold engaged in a heated conversation at the UFC 199 post fight press conference and that bad blood carried over in...

Jun 5, 2016 4:12 pm

Pros react to the return of Brock Lesnar

During last night’s UFC 199 pay-per-view broadcast UFC officials announced that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to fight at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. An opponent for “The Beast” was not given at the time, but we now know that an announcement will be made Monday June 6 on...

Jun 5, 2016 3:10 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 opening odds

During Saturday night’s UFC 199 pay-per-view card in Los Angeles it was announced that a rematch between current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz had been booked to headline August’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas. Despite coming out victorious in their first encounter at UFC 196, Nate Diaz has...

Jun 5, 2016 2:04 pm

Video | Michael Bisping’s UFC 199 post fight interview

Michael Bisping (30-7 MMA) earned the biggest win of his career last night at UFC 199 in Los Angeles. “The Count” defeated Luke Rockhold by way of knockout in the bouts opening round to become the UFC’s undisputed middleweight champion of the world. Bisping, who took the UFC 199 title fight with Rockhold on just...

Jun 5, 2016 1:20 pm

Video | Dan Henderson destroys Hector Lombard at UFC 199

After nearly getting finished in the opening round of his UFC 199 fight with Hector Lombard, 45-year-old MMA legend Dan Henderson delivered a stunning comeback that resulted in a brutal second-round knockout victory. Here is a clip of “Hendo’s” finish of “Lightning” (via DefPenSports) 45-year-old Dan Henderson knocks out Hector Lombard #UFC199 https://t.co/og3dpMUVLR — Palmerbet...

Jun 5, 2016 11:12 am

Pros react to Dan Henderson’s brutal KO victory over Hector Lombard

Former Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson scored an absolutely brutal knockout victory over former Bellator title holder Hector Lombard at last night’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles. The 45-year-old landed a head kick on Lombard and then hit him with an elbow that caused “Lightning” to fall crashing to the canvas in the bouts second-round....