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Nov 29, 2016 12:25 pm

Lyoto Machida’s bold prediction for middleweight title picture

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida was recently handed an 18 month suspension from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, which will leave him sidelined for another 11 months while he finishes the remaining time left on his suspension. Machida’s case with USADA has been a very public one, with ‘The Dragon’ blaming USADA for not...

Nov 29, 2016 10:41 am

Anthony Johnson interested in potential heavyweight fight at UFC 206

Earlier this month, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 scrap with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson on December 10th, and would be sidelined until March due to a torn adductor in his groin. While the UFC began looking for a replacement opponent for ‘Rumble’, it...


Nov 29, 2016 9:55 am

Max Holloway weighs-in on interim title fight with Anthony Pettis

While top ranked featherweight Max Holloway was initially supposed to be fighting former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in the co-main event of UFC 206 on December 10th, the bout was recently promoted to the main event, and made into an interim featherweight title fight after UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, who was supposed...

Nov 29, 2016 9:22 am

Chris Weidman reflects on brutal loss to Yoel Romero

Earlier this month at UFC 205, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman returned to the Octagon for the first time in a year. The fight was Weidman’s first since his UFC 194 TKO loss to Luke Rockhold back in early December of 2015, which saw him lose the middleweight championship. When Weidman stepped into the...

Nov 29, 2016 8:31 am

Daniel Cormier responds to concerns over AKA injuries

While the American Kickboxing Academy is home to some of the best fighters in the world, including UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and top ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov to name just a few, the camp is often criticized for its fighters frequently pulling...

Nov 29, 2016 8:25 am

Report: UFC seeks to quadruple the value of its TV broadcasting deal

Earlier this year, the UFC was sold by Zuffa, its long-time parent company, for a whopping $4 billion. With this massive transaction, the company’s reigns were handed to WME-IMG, an American talent agency helmed by Ari Emanuel. One of the major discussion points surrounding this sale was the UFC’s television broadcast deal, which is set...

Nov 29, 2016 6:50 am

Fabricio Werdum: “I’m not happy at all with the UFC”

These days, many fighters seem to be disgruntled with the state of the UFC. It’s for this reason that a mysterious Wednesday conference call featuring former Bellator president Bjorn Rebney and fighters like Georges St-Pierre, Cain Velasquez, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, TJ Dillashaw and Tim Kennedy is generating so much attention. While not much is known...

Nov 29, 2016 5:53 am

Jose Aldo on McGregor loss: I lost that fight because of a fluke

Last December, in the main event of UFC 194, Jose Aldo was knocked out by Conor McGregor in just 13 seconds. The loss forced the end of his decade-long unbeaten streak and his incredible reign as WEC and UFC featherweight champion. In the year since his defeat of Aldo, McGregor has taken two welterweight fights with...

Nov 28, 2016 6:14 pm

VIDEO | ‘Mystic Mac’ predicted last year he would fight Khabib Nurmagomedov in lightweight title fight

Fans are anxiously awaiting to hear what matchup will come next for UFC superstar Conor McGregor and big news regarding “The Notorious” broke this weekend. The UFC announced during the UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast that McGregor “relinquished” the UFC featherweight title. For two weeks, McGregor held both the UFC featherweight and lightweight titles simultaneously...

Nov 28, 2016 5:26 pm

VIDEO | Frightening moment occurs as fighter held in choke for too long

Being a referee in a mixed martial arts competition is not an easy job that comes with a lot of criticism. Refs often get scrutinized if they stop a fight in what some may view as either too early or too late. Under certain circumstances, it is tough for the referee to make the best...

Nov 28, 2016 4:27 pm

Tony Ferguson: Conor McGregor does not want any part of me

Earlier this month, lightweight contender Tony Ferguson extended his win-streak to nine with a win over the division’s former champion, Rafael Dos Anjos. One week later, Khabib Nurmagomedov scored a similarly impressive win over Michael Johnson, extending his record to a ridiculous 24-0 in the process. Given their current streaks, either man could easily be...

Nov 28, 2016 3:18 pm

Conor McGregor no longer double champ on UFC website, Jose Aldo back

It was stated numerous times by UFC President Dana White that Conor McGregor would have to vacate a title if he won the UFC lightweight belt against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. “If he wins, he’ll hold two belts,” White said prior to UFC 205 taking place. “Then he’ll decide which one he wants to...

Nov 28, 2016 2:22 pm

Report: Jimi Manuwa vs. Glover Teixeira Being Targeted for UFC 208 in Anaheim

Though it is currently without an official headliner, UFC 208 looks to have grown by one massive fight. This fight is expected to pair England’s Jimi Manuwa with Brazil’s Glover Teixeira in a clash of top-ranked light heavyweights. This compelling showdown was first reported to be in the works by FloCombat.com. Should this fight occur,...

Nov 28, 2016 12:39 pm

Tony Ferguson on Khabib Nurmagomedov: “The guy’s a whiny b*tch”

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico, Tony Ferguson outpointed former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos. It was the biggest win of his career, and it thrust him into the uppermost echelon of the lightweight division. In his post-fight interview, however, Ferguson neglected to call out the champion,...

Nov 28, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | Hilarious edit turns the tables with Dana White taking belt from Conor McGregor

Over the weekend it was announced that UFC superstar Conor McGregor chose to “relinquish” the UFC featherweight title and hold on to the UFC lightweight strap. “The Notorious” was the first fighter in history to be a concurrent two-division UFC champion after beating Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 earlier this month. McGregor held both the...

Nov 28, 2016 10:33 am

VIDEO | UFC stars discuss who they think can beat Conor McGregor

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 205, Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight championship. At the time, McGregor also owned the organization’s featherweight crown, which made him the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. Though the UFC has since ended McGregor’s...

Nov 28, 2016 9:36 am

Vitor Belfort lists off several opponents he’s interested in fighting

When Vitor Belfort lost to Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC 204, he fell to a tough 2-3 in his last 5 fights – with both of those wins coming against the now retired Dan Henderson. Needless to say, the former light heavyweight champion appears to be on a bit of a downslide....

Nov 28, 2016 7:42 am

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz sparring hard ahead of Cody Garbrandt bout

  The road to 207 | #ThanksgivingWeekend recap | #NoDaysOff #Training #UFC #UFC207 #AndStill . @monsterenergy #monsterenergy @toyotaescondido #toyotaescondido @toyotires #toyotires @metropcs #metropcs @hayabusafight #hayabusafight . 🎥: @photo_julian | #TeamCruz . A video posted by Dominick Cruz (@dominickcruz) on Nov 27, 2016 at 12:08pm PST In just over one month’s time, in the co-main event...

Nov 28, 2016 6:47 am

Alan Jouban: Mike Perry is a “douchebag,” and his fans are “morons”

On December 17, at UFC on Fox 22, fan favorite welterweight prospects Alan Jouban and Mike Perry are scheduled to do battle. Given the pair’s shared propensity for violence and excitement, this is one of the most anticipated fights on the MMA horizon. In advance of this anticipated showdown, Jouban and Perry have been involved...

Nov 27, 2016 4:39 pm

Dominick Cruz sends a message to Cody Garbrandt’s girlfriend

The beef between current UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and top contender Cody Garbrandt is getting personal ahead of their showdown at UFC 207 set for December 30 in Las Vegas. “The Dominator” recently took to Instagram where he commented on a photo posted by Cody Garbrandt’s girlfirened. Check it out: https://twitter.com/mma_gifs_/status/803027786034245632 Cruz left the...