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Jun 7, 2016 3:54 pm

Nate Diaz gets into “huge fight” with Clay Guida and his team at UFC 199

UFC 199 was a major night for not only fights, but news regarding upcoming UFC events as well. In addition to Michael Bisping knocking out Luke Rockhold, and Dominick Cruz dominating Urijah Faber, it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning at UFC 200, and Diaz vs. McGregor II would go down at UFC...

Jun 7, 2016 2:47 pm

New details emerge regarding Kimbo Slice’s death

Monday night, tragedy struck the MMA community as it was revealed that YouTube sensation and Bellator MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had passed away at the age of 42. While no cause of death was immediately given, a followup report emerged revealing that the preliminary cause of death was listed as heart failure. Now, according to...

Jun 7, 2016 2:23 pm

PHOTO | Jose Aldo reacts to injury rumors

Tuesday morning the MMA world was caught off guard as rumors began surfacing that former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had injured himself in training, and would be unable to compete in his scheduled UFC 200 matchup against Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight championship on July 9th. Following the rumors, updates then began emerging...


Jun 7, 2016 12:25 pm

VIDEO | Kimbo Slice vs. Big D – The rise of a superstar

Do you remember the first time you heard the name Kimbo Slice? Perhaps it was his figure, his grill, or maybe his head movement that was burned into your memory first. Regardless of where you first saw Kevin Ferguson, who is more well known as Kimbo Slice, you will likely never forget the muscled, bearded...

Jun 7, 2016 11:30 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan explains the UFC’s side to Ariel Helwani vs. the UFC

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani made news himself when he tweeted that he was kicked out of UFC 199 and was slapped with a “lifetime ban” from the UFC for breaking the news of Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC ahead of the promotion’s announcement. Helwani did a special edition of the “The MMA Hour” on...

Jun 7, 2016 9:58 am

Luke Rockhold reflects on loss to Michael Bisping

This past Saturday in the main event of UFC 199, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping squared off for Rockhold’s middleweight title in what was a highly anticipated rematch. Bisping, who stepped in for Chris Weidman on just 2 weeks notice, managed to capitalize on Rockhold’s overconfidence, and knocked the champ out cold in the first...

Jun 7, 2016 9:49 am

UFC 199 medical suspensions

This past Saturday in Inglewood, California, fight fans witnessed an action packed night of fights at UFC 199 topped off by Dominick Cruz’s dominant win over Urijah Faber, and Michael Bisping’s KO win over Luke Rockhold. In the wake of the event, MMAFighting has received the medical suspensions for the fighters who fought at the...

Jun 7, 2016 9:43 am

Update on Jose Aldo fighting at UFC 200

Tuesday morning the MMA world was quickly thrown into a panic as a rumor emerged that former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had injured himself in training and would be unable to fight in his scheduled UFC 200 bout against Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight championship. Given that there had been no official comment...

Jun 7, 2016 9:16 am

Rumor: Jose Aldo injured, out of UFC 200

With nearly a month to go until UFC 200, where Jose Aldo will fight Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight championship in a highly anticipated rematch from 2013, a rumor is picking up steam that Aldo injured himself in training and could be out of his UFC 200 fight with Frankie Edgar. The report comes...

Jun 7, 2016 9:03 am

‘O2 Arena’ reveals plans for Bellator 158 following Kimbo Slice’s death

Tragic news surfaced Tuesday night that Kimbo Slice had passed away at the age of 42 due to what was later revealed to be heart failure. At the time of his death, Slice was preparing for his Bellator 158 scrap with James Thompson on July 16th at London’s famous ‘O2 Arena’. Following Slice’s death there...

Jun 7, 2016 8:29 am

Brock Lesnar calls UFC return “win-win” for everyone

While Brock Lesnar only holds a 5-3 MMA record, and retired on a 2-fight losing streak that saw him get TKOd in back-to-back fights, he believes that his UFC 200 return against MMA veteran Mark Hunt is a win-win all parties involved. He spoke to ESPN to discuss whether or not his boss, Vince McMahon...

Jun 7, 2016 8:19 am

Mark Hunt blasts Brock Lesnar ahead of UFC 200

This past weekend at UFC 199, the UFC revealed in a promo for UFC 200 that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon for one fight at UFC 200. While the UFC didn’t immediately announce Lesnar’s opponent for the event, it was revealed yesterday that Lesnar will fight Mark Hunt in...

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...