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Mar 23, 2016 8:54 am

Ben Affleck draws parallels between Batman and Conor McGregor

Ahead of the highly anticipated release of ‘Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ on March 24th, star actor Ben Afleck drew some parallels between his character and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. He spoke to Reuters: “He’s a little bit more of a brawler. You kind of get a feeling like physical, visceral slugger-thing. The...

Mar 23, 2016 8:33 am

Nate Diaz sticks up for Jose Aldo to Conor McGregor

Last week reports emerged that the UFC had issued contracts to both Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz for a welterweight rematch at UFC 200. As everyone knows by now, Diaz submitted McGregor in the second round of their UFC 196 scrap to end McGregor’s unbeaten streak. Unsurprisingly, talks of a potential rematch between the two...

Mar 23, 2016 8:17 am

Lorenzo Fertitta discusses possibility of Ronda Rousey fighting at MSG

Late Tuesday afternoon it was revealed that a bill was passed by New York assembly that saw a bill legalizing MMA passed. The bill now moves to the desk of Governor Andrew Cuomo, who in the past has expressed his interest in signing the bill. This is a big win for the sport of MMA,...

Mar 23, 2016 8:10 am

EA Sports Apologizes to Khabib Nurmagomedov for post-fight celebration

Earlier this week top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov took to Twitter to inform EA Sports that they got his post-fight celebration wrong in EA Sports UFC 2, and that the company needed to change his celebration as a sign of respect to himself and his fans. Nurmagomedov posted a photo on Instagram showing a...


Mar 22, 2016 1:46 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | JW Raw’s “Wink’ing Dead”

While the JacksonWink MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico is a hotbed for MMA talent, the fighters that train there like to enjoy themselves in their downtime. In the video above you can see several fighters partaking in a parody of AMC’s hit TV series, ‘The Walking Dead’. Fittingly, the JacksonWink team named their series...

Mar 22, 2016 12:42 pm

GIF | Mark Hunt – King of the walk-off KO

Mark Hunt is simply the king of the walk-off knockout. The MMA community feels the same way with fellow fighters tipping their hat to Hunt after his latest win over Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 85. Hunt showcased his walk-off judgement after clobbering Frank Mir with a stunning right hand that sent the former...

Mar 22, 2016 9:34 am

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum sparring ahead of UFC 198

We are now less than two months away from UFC 198, where Fabricio Werdum will look to defend his UFC heavyweight championship against Stipe Miocic in Curitiba Brazil. The fight will be Werdum’s first title defense since winning the belt back in June at UFC 188 as he submitted Cain Velasquez in the third round...

Mar 22, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen vs. Michael Bisping grappling match from URFight

This past weekend, UFC veterans Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping competed in a grappling match at URFight. Unlike Metamoris however, which is one long round, the grappling match between Sonnen and Bisping consisted of three 5 minute rounds. Jim Ross and Rampage Jackson were on hand for commentary for the match, which you can watch...

Mar 22, 2016 9:07 am

Duane Ludwig reacts to news of Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz III

Several years ago Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig was brought in as the striking coach at Team Alpha Male. Unfortunately, things didn’t work out between Ludwig and TAM owner Urijah Faber. Ludwig left and opened the ‘Bang Muay Thai HQ’ in Broomfield Colorado, and T.J. Dillashaw began spending part of his training camps training with the striking...

Mar 22, 2016 8:49 am

T.J. Dillashaw sides with Urijah Faber against Dominick Cruz at UFC 199

T.J. Dillashaw may no longer be allowed to step foot inside Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male in Sacramento California, however that won’t stop him from cheering for former mentor Urijah Faber when ‘The California Kid’ steps foot in the Octagon at UFC 199 to fight Dominick Cruz for the bantamweight championship. The fight will be...

Mar 22, 2016 8:35 am

VIDEO | Page VanZant gets standing ovation on Dancing With The Stars

Earlier this month news broke that top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant would be competing on the upcoming season 22 of Dancing With The Stars. VanZant kept her fans updated on her progress through various social media channels leading up to her live performance last night on ABC. While the judges gave VanZant and...

Mar 22, 2016 8:23 am

Urijah Faber: I tried to warn Conor McGregor

MMA veteran Urijah Faber has been competing professionally in mixed martial arts for 13 years, and has competed in 41 bouts as a professional fighter. In addition, Faber is the founder of Sacramento’s “Team Alpha Male”. When Faber was coaching opposite Conor McGregor on season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter, he tried to warn the...

Mar 22, 2016 8:13 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz gets personalized post UFC 196 Bong

At UFC 196, Nate Diaz shocked the world as he submitted Conor McGregor in the 2nd round of their welterweight scrap. Following the win, UFC President Dana White stated that the win made Diaz a millionaire. While this certainly didn’t use all of his fight purse, Diaz spent his hard earned money on a personalized...

Mar 22, 2016 2:45 am

Greg Jackson says that BJ Penn still ‘got a few good years left in him’

Former two-weight UFC world champion and UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn has been far away from the tropical paradise he calls home. The Hilo boy has been in Albuquerque, New Mexico training at JacksonWink MMA with Greg Jackson and Mike Winklejohn in preparation for his return to the Octagon. Jackson spoke with MMA...

Mar 22, 2016 1:57 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Budweiser commercial has been banned from Ireland’s public broadcasting network

Budweiser has to be somewhat disappointed with their marketing execution with having Ireland’s biggest MMA star as their ambassador. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s recent commercial for Budweiser has been banned by RTE, Ireland’s public broadcasting network. The ban is due to the commercial possibly encouraging a young audience to drink alcohol. Paul Mulligan, Head...

Mar 21, 2016 4:18 pm

Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock test positive for steroid, Shamrock also pops for opioid

It was revealed shortly after the Bellator 149 event that co-main event fighter Kimbo Slice and main event fighter Ken Shamrock failed their fight drug tests. According to a report released by MMA Junkie, 52-year-old Shamrock and 42-year old Slice both tested positive for the steroid nandrolone, according to urine test results released by the...

Mar 21, 2016 2:16 pm

Joe Rogan leaks his secret character code in EA Sports UFC video game

Joe Rogan is as well known in the UFC as the most famous fighters that step into the Octagon. As a well-versed martial artist himself, Rogan’s personality and knowledge of the fight game go hand in hand with his job as a color commentator for the UFC. It has been revealed that Rogan has his...

Mar 21, 2016 1:27 pm

PHOTO | UFC Octagon Girl Kahili Blundell topless on the beach

Perhaps this will cure your case of the Mondays. UFC Fight Night 85 took place in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend and Aussie fan favorite Octagon Girl Kahili Blundell was there gracing the Octagon between rounds. For those that may be wondering a bit about Blundell, she reveals a bit of information about herself on...

Mar 21, 2016 12:46 pm

Report Update: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 will be UFC 200 main event

Last week, it was reported by Ariel Helwani that the UFC was working on a rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC veteran Nate Diaz for UFC 200. Helwani gave his update on the MMA Hour on Monday reiterated that the immediate rematch is still in the works. Helwani said, “Oh by the...

Mar 21, 2016 12:16 pm

VIDEO | Neil Magny clobbers Hector Lombard with over 40 unanswered strikes

A lot of people were concerned with the referee’s decision to let Neil Magny unload over 40 unanswered strikes on Hector Lombard at UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. Magny became the first man to stop Lombard after overcoming a brutal first round where Magny was nearly taken out by the...