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Mar 30, 2016 1:22 pm

UFC releases veteran heavyweight Jared Rosholt

News broke Wednesday afternoon that the UFC had released veteran heavyweight Jared Rosholt following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ loss to Roy Nelson back in February. Rosholt had been with the UFC since 2013 where he defeated Walt Harris via unanimous decision in the finale of the ‘TUF: Rousey vs. Tate’ finale. Rosholt...

Mar 30, 2016 1:20 pm

Anderson Silva explains why he wants to fight Conor McGregor

During today’s UFC 198 press conference, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was asked to comment on his recent request to fight current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at a catchweight. “The Spider” was quick to point out that he did not challenge McGregor because of the huge “payday” that would come along with the...

Mar 30, 2016 1:14 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier intense face-to-face interview

Despite Jon Jones turning himself in to the Albuquerque Police Department earlier this week, his team remained confident that his UFC 197 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier will go off without a hitch. While Jones is scheduled to appear in court Thursday morning, the UFC released this sneak peek at ‘UFC Counterpunch’ hosted...

Mar 30, 2016 1:05 pm

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic & Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort staredowns

Co-main and Main event faceoffs! Werdum vs Miocic | Jacare vs Belfort. What a night of fights! #UFC198 https://t.co/aJvGN3LQpF — UFC (@ufc) March 30, 2016 Early Wednesday afternoon the UFC held a press conference promoting UFC 198 in Curitiba Brazil. The event, which goes down May 14th, is a stacked one that is headlined by...


Mar 30, 2016 11:11 am

Jon Jones jailed in a segregated cell ‘for his own protection’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was arrested on Tuesday after turning himself into police in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jones was recently issued five traffic citations by an Albuquerque police officer, which included one for drag racing. A judge ruled the drag racing ticket was a violation of his probation terms. Jones spent Tuesday...

Mar 30, 2016 10:12 am

Sakakibara gives update on Fedor Emelianenko vs. Wanderlei Silva fight

When it was announced that Wanderlei Silva had signed with Rizin FF, there were immediately talks of Silva potentially fighting MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko. While Emelianenko has stated that his next fight will be soon, and likely in Russia, fans can’t help but wonder if Emelianenko and Silva will fight this year. Rizin FF President...

Mar 30, 2016 9:35 am

VIDEO | Uncut footage of Jon Jones police stop

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones revealed to his fans earlier this week that he had been given 5 traffic tickets. Jones then was forced to turn himself in to the Albuquerque Police Department until his court appearance on Thursday morning at 8am. Following the incident, reports emerged that the officer who pulled Jones...

Mar 30, 2016 9:35 am

Michael Bisping gives his take on the latest Jon Jones ‘incident’

Michael Bisping (28-7 MMA) scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career just over a month ago in London, where he earned a unanimous decision victory over former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. “The Count” recently joined ‘The Three Amigos Podcast‘ where he gave his take on Jon Jones’ most recent run-in with...

Mar 30, 2016 8:51 am

Carla Esparza replaces Jessica Aguilar, meets Julianna Lima at UFC 197

The inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion, Carla Esparza (11-3 MMA), will return to the octagon next month when she fills in for the injured Jessica Aguilar against Julianna Lima (8-2 MMA). The bout will mark Esparza’s first fight since losing her title to Joanna Jedrzejczyk via TKO at UFC 185 in March of 2015. Prior...

Mar 30, 2016 8:27 am

Update: Jon Jones is still in jail, hearing set for tomorrow morning

We reported yesterday morning that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had turned himself in to the Albuquerque PD, this after he received five traffic citations that had violated his parole sentence. According to new reports from both Ariel Helwani and Marc Raimondi, “Bones” is still in jail and has a hearing in front of a...

Mar 30, 2016 8:23 am

Cris Cyborg eyes superfight with Ronda Rousey after UFC debut

It was announced earlier this week that Cris Cyborg would be making her UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba Brazil against Leslie Smith. While that fight isn’t until May 14th, Cyborg already has her eyes set on the fight that has so far eluded her, a superfight with Ronda Rousey. She spoke to TMZ...

Mar 30, 2016 8:07 am

VIDEO | CM Punk drilling Jiu-Jitsu techniques – How does he look?

While there’s still no word yet on when Phil Brooks, also known as CM Punk, will be making his UFC debut, it appears that the former WWE champion’s back is getting better. After Mickey Gall defeated Mike Jackson at ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ it was revealed that he and Punk would fight at...

Mar 30, 2016 7:58 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk believes Claudia Gadelha was on PED’s in their first fight

Undefeated UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (11-0 MMA) will return to the octagon this July when she rematches bitter rival Claudia Gadelha (13-1 MMA) in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale. The pair initially met in December of 2014, with Joanna earning a razor close split-decision victory over the Brazilian standout....

Mar 30, 2016 3:00 am

PHOTO | How does the physique of Vitor Belfort look ahead of UFC 198?

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort has a giant fight ahead of him at UFC 198 taking place in Curitiba, Brazil. “The Phenom” will take on Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in a bout that could likely determine the next fighter in the middleweight division to fight for the title. Belfort recently posted a photo to...

Mar 30, 2016 2:34 am

Joe Lauzon vs. Diego Sanchez in the works for UFC 200

A bout that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it is being targeted for UFC 200. MMA Fighting reports that the UFC is working on putting a fight together between Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez. The TUF veterans were originally scheduled to fight back at UFC 180, but injuries suffered by both Lauzon...

Mar 29, 2016 2:55 pm

Jon Jones’ management addresses arrest and status of UFC 197 fight with Daniel Cormier

With UFC 197 less than a month away, the main event title fight between the current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones could potentially be on rocky roads after Jones was arrested on Tuesday for violating his probation. Jones’ management released the following statement to MMA Fighting: “Jon and his team...

Mar 29, 2016 2:43 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Cowboy Cerrone Bites Andrei Arlovski

The Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA Academy is home to some of the best fighters on the planet. While the saying “iron sharpens iron” certainly holds true behind the doors of the famed MMA camp, things often turn comical. When UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski went to give UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone a hug, ‘Cowboy’ decided to fight back....

Mar 29, 2016 12:50 pm

Report: Johny Hendricks vs. Kelvin Gastelum targeted for UFC 200

According to a report from MMAFighting, a key welterweight fight is being targeted for July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The report states that the UFC is aiming to have former UFC welterweight champ Johny Hendricks (17-4 MMA) take on rising contender Kelvin Gastelum (11-2 MMA) at the July 9 pay-per-view event. Hendricks...

Mar 29, 2016 12:21 pm

Report: Officer who pulled over Jones has been accused in the past for racial profiling

Earlier today we reported that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had turned himself in to Albuquerque PD and is now being held at the county jail. Jones had recently received 5 traffic citations, among them were tickets for drag racing, and an illegal modification to his car’s exhaust. According to FrontRowBrian, the...

Mar 29, 2016 12:12 pm

Anderson Silva asks for Conor McGregor fight at catchweight

While there has been much speculation as to whether or not Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 200, we do know that the UFC has issued contracts to both men. With that being said, there is another world class fighter who would like to test his skills...

Mar 29, 2016 12:01 pm

Kenny Florian announces very exciting news for Georges St-Pierre fans

The talks of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returning to fight in the UFC have been buzzing ever since he stepped away from the sport in 2013. Recently, the rumors might seem to be holding a bit more weight with “Rush” being present and televised in the crowd at UFC 196. UFC analyst and...

Mar 29, 2016 11:05 am

BREAKING: Jon Jones arrested for probation violation

Yesterday UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones revealed that he had been given 5 tickets. Among them were tickets for drag racing, and an illegal modification to his car’s exhaust. Jones was scheduled to appear in court on April 5th, just over two weeks before his UFC 197 title fight against Daniel Cormier. While...

Mar 29, 2016 10:18 am

Bob Marley’s son wants to teach Nate and Nick Diaz how to smoke like real rastas

Nate Diaz is coming off the biggest win of his career after beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in the main event at UFC 196. After the fight, many of Nate’s core fans were stoked to see that he got a new personalized bong. Apparently Julian Marley, son of legendary reggae artist Bob Marley heard...