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May 22, 2017 8:03 am

Ray Borg plans to channel Chris Weidman when he fights Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson

Earlier this year, in the main event of the UFC’s recent trip to Kansas City, Missouri, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson defended his title for a whopping tenth-straight time. With this successful defense, which saw him submit BJJ blackbelt Wilson Reis, he tied Anderson Silva’s record for the most consecutive title defenses in...

May 22, 2017 7:08 am

UFC Fighter escorted out of discussion at Athletes Retreat for criticizing Reebok

Over the weekend, the UFC invited 400+ members of its talent-rich roster to the combat sports mecca of Las Vegas, Nevada for a weekend-long athletes’ retreat. Over the course of this event, there were laughs, fun and games, and even a Sunday night brawl. While it was these things that kept fans entertained over the...

May 22, 2017 5:55 am

Victor Cui explains why ONE Championship would never sign Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is the biggest star in mixed martial arts. In fact, he’s probably the biggest star in combat sports outright. As such, you’d assume that most MMA promotions would absolutely love to make him a part of their roster. While this might be true for most promotions, it is not the case for Singapore-based ONE Championship....

May 21, 2017 1:44 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg snubbed at UFC’s Athlete Retreat

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg snubbed at UFC’s Athlete Retreat The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris Cyborg, has been pleading with her employer (the UFC) to get her a fight for July’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California. Cyborg, who rightfully should be fighting for the promotions featherweight championship in her next contest,...

May 21, 2017 1:05 pm

VIDEO | A compilation of every time Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have faced off

.@JonnyBones and @dc_mma sure have faced off a lot. #UFC214 pic.twitter.com/THxE9OUAHV — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) May 20, 2017 This July 29, in the main event of UFC 214, Jon Jones will attempt to reclaim the light heavyweight title he once guarded so ferociously when he takes on reigning champion Daniel Cormier. This main event light heavyweight...

May 21, 2017 12:30 pm

“Conor McGregor is one of the best boxers I’ve ever seen… Ever!”

“Conor McGregor is one of the best boxers I’ve ever seen… Ever!” Highly touted mixed martial arts coach Mark Henry is very familiar with current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. Henry, who is the coach of former UFC lightweight champions Frankie Edgar and Eddie Alvarez, was cage side for McGregor’s historic UFC 205 victory this past November in...

May 21, 2017 11:53 am

UFC Fight Night 114 gets flyweight contender bout for main event

On August 5, the UFC will touch down in Mexico City, Mexico for the fourth time. It will do so with UFC Fight Night 114, a card that, while still some distance away, is already coming together. On Sunday afternoon, the UFC announced the main event for this anticipated return to Mexico. This main event...

May 21, 2017 9:45 am

VIDEO | Ahead of UFC 212, relive Jose Aldo’s incredible war with Chad Mendes

The next UFC pay-per-view on the horizon is UFC 212, which will emanate from sun-soaked Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 3. From the early vantage point, this card looks like it could be a great one. In the evening’s main event, we’ll see undisputed featherweight champion Jose Aldo attempt to unify his title with...

May 21, 2017 7:36 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley takes Demian Maia’s back at Athletes’ Retreat

Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley is getting that #UFC Welterweight Championship defense started early. Posted by UFC on FOX on Saturday, May 20, 2017 Earlier this month, on the main card of UFC 211, Brazilian grappling specialist Demian Maia scored a competitive but undeniably impressive decision defeat over the ever dangerous Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal. With...

May 21, 2017 5:50 am

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg squares off with Megan Anderson, implores UFC to make the fight

Cris “Cyborg” Justino has not since September of 2016. This, however, is not for lack of trying. Over the last few months, the destructive featherweight star has been ceaselessly campaigning for a fight. Cyborg’s first choice was a scrap with reigning featherweight champ Germaine De Randamie, who she was keen to fight at UFC 214...

May 20, 2017 2:03 pm

Kobe Bryant shows support for Fighter’s Union at UFC Athlete Retreat

This weekend, UFC fighters congregated for the 2017 UFC Athlete Retreat. During the course of the event, various guest speakers made appearances to talk to the fighters about various topics. One speaker was none other than NBA legend Kobe Bryant, who fielded questions from fighters as part of his speaking time. While no phones were...

May 20, 2017 1:07 pm

PHOTOS | 12 year old Momo chokes out 24-year old opponent

Saturday afternoon in Tokyo Japan, 12 year old Momo made her highly anticipated MMA debut after making headlines quite some time ago for signing to fight a 24-year old in her MMA debut. It didn’t take long for the much younger Momo to lock in a rear naked choke against 24-year old Momoko Yamasaki under...

May 20, 2017 11:48 am

Cris Cyborg talks frustration with inability to find opponent

Former Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been absent from the Octagon for nearly a year now. In 2016, Cyborg made her UFC debut against Leslie Smith in a highly anticipated catchweight fight. Cyborg won the fight in just under 90 seconds, defeating Smith via TKO. In her next fight, Cyborg entered into the...

May 20, 2017 10:51 am

VIDEO | Yoel Romero is absolutely hyped about his octagon return

VIDEO | Yoel Romero is absolutely hyped about his octagon return UFC President Dana White is no longer willing to wait for former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. The brash UFC boss recently stated that the promotion has “moved on” from a proposed “super-fight” between GSP and current middleweight champion Michael Bisping, this after the...

May 20, 2017 9:58 am

Rory MacDonald reflects on win over Paul Daley

Friday afternoon in the United Kingdom, UFC veteran Rory MacDonald made his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut against heavy handed knockout artist Paul Daley. MacDonald dominated the opening round, using his grappling to take Daley down and negate his knockout power. In the second round, MacDonald once again took Daley to the ground, this time...

May 20, 2017 9:52 am

Pros react to Rory MacDonald’s submission victory over Paul Daley

Pros react to Rory MacDonald’s submission victory over Paul Daley Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald (19-4 MMA) made his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut against Paul “Semtex” Daley last night in London, England. “The Red King” put on a dominant performance against the hard-hitting Daley, which culminated in a second-round submission victory (rear-naked...

May 20, 2017 8:49 am

Cody Garbrandt off UFC 213

Over the course of this week, there has been much speculation as to whether or not UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt would be able to make his first title defense at UFC 213 on July 8th. While Garbrandt was slated to fight TJ Dillashaw on the highly anticipated card, news surfaced earlier this week that...

May 20, 2017 8:29 am

VIDEO | Paul Daley and Michael Page get into scuffle at Bellator 179

Wow. Paul Daley just went for Michael Page in the front row and they had a scuffle. Pandemonium. #Bellator179 pic.twitter.com/hhA2usDDgN — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) May 19, 2017 Friday afternoon in the United Kingdom, Bellator MMA held their highly anticipated Bellator 179 card, which played host to Rory MacDonald’s highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut against Paul...

May 19, 2017 11:02 pm

VIDEO | Jean Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris training in 1984

Two of the most famous martial artists to ever take Hollywood by storm also shared the mats in a training session that many fans never knew about. In 1984, middleweight Karate champion Chuck Norris and Karate phenom Jean-Claude Van Damme linked up on what appears to be a German TV program, where the pair trained...

May 19, 2017 2:48 pm

SPOILERS! Rory MacDonald vs. Paul Daley results

Former UFC welterweight veteran Rory MacDonald stepped into the Bellator MMA cage for the first time on May 19th in the United Kingdom as he fought heavy handed knockout artist Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley. Going into the fight, there was much question about where MacDonald, a fighter who was near the pinnacle of combat sports when...

May 19, 2017 1:43 pm

PHOTO | Epic poster released for Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones are set to rematch in the Octagon at UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California. The two rivals first met at UFC 182 back in 2015 when Jones was the champion. Cormier came in as an undefeated challenger and after the end of...

May 19, 2017 1:42 pm

VIDEO | Jiu-jitsu white belt vs. Kung Fu full contact combat match

Styles make fights, right? Back at UFC 1, Royce Gracie was able to beat out much bigger opponents with his Brazilian jiu-jitsu experience as none of his opponents knew what to do against him on the ground. Here, we take a look at a Taiwan Full Contact Kung Fu Combat matchup between a Brazilian jiu-jitsu...

May 19, 2017 12:59 pm

Firas Zahabi talks ideal opponents for Georges St-Pierre return fight

Earlier this year, it was announced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be making his highly anticipated return to the Octagon in 2017 against UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. While the fight was never given an official date, Bisping finally demanded that St-Pierre be ready to fight over the summer after months without...

May 19, 2017 12:39 pm

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor odds getting much closer

The odds of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fighting in the boxing ring seem to be getting closer and closer to actually becoming a reality. Conor McGregor has agreed to his terms for the fight with UFC President Dana White, as “The Notorious” is under contract with the UFC. Now, White is negotiating with Floyd...