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Feb 17, 2017 10:34 am

Travis Browne fires back at “ignorant” Derrick Lewis

Ahead of their scheduled ‘UFC Fight Night: Halifax’ scrap Sunday night, heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne have continued to increase the amount of trash talk they are doing. Lewis lobbed a rather personal shot at Browne ahead of the scrap as he made reference to Browne’s alleged domestic violence incident, which Lewis believes Browne...

Feb 17, 2017 9:44 am

VIDEO | Learn the origins of Fedor Emelianenko’s legendary sweater

On Saturday night, legendary Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko will return to the cage. He will do so opposite dangerous UFC veteran Matt Mitrione in the main event of Bellator 172, which will emanate from San Jose, California. Fedor, of course, is a legend for many reasons: for his tremendous grappling skill, for his incredible power, for...

Feb 17, 2017 8:37 am

The time Gian Villante & Chris Weidman fought gangsters

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman may seem like a family man now, but just seven years ago Chris Weidman fought gangsters with fellow UFC fighter Gian Villante. Weidman recalled the situation to Champions.co: “I was maybe 2-0 as a pro, and Villante and I were at a club with some friends, when some major...

Feb 17, 2017 8:29 am

VIDEO | Referee’s incompetence causes cornerman to jump cage and rescue fighter

SFL – The referee was sleeping – Asha Roka /Sher-E-Punjab/ 1R guillotine (vs. Hanna Kamf /Bengaluru Tigers/ pic.twitter.com/wpJbSp0FsQ — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) February 17, 2017 Mixed martial arts officiating is an ever controversial topic. It seems that every week, we have a new reason to criticize the sport’s judges and referees for their blunders and missteps....

Feb 17, 2017 7:48 am

Derrick Lewis gets personal with Travis Browne, calls for top 5 opponent

Sunday in Halifax, streaking UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis will step into the Octagon with Travis Browne, who will be looking to bounce back from his current 2-fight skid. After controversially defeating Matt Mitrione in early January in a fight which saw Mitrione sustain one of the worst eye injuries in the history of MMA. Following...

Feb 17, 2017 7:36 am

Michael Bisping: Anderson Silva is “tarnishing his legacy”

Last weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 208, former middleweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Anderson Silva took on dangerous middleweight contender Derek Brunson. Despite the propensity for violent finishes shared by both men, this fight ended up being a slow one, as Brunson was hesitant to wade in on the venomous counter-striker...

Feb 17, 2017 6:44 am

Robert Whittaker on Gegard Mousasi: I’ll fight him “after my bloody holiday”

Last month, a frustrated Gegard Mousasi put the majority of the UFC middleweight division on blast, criticizing its elite players for not accepting a fight with him. One fighter who took a hit in the Dutchman’s scathing rant was Australian contender Robert Whittaker, who has been enjoying a bit of time off with family in...

Feb 17, 2017 5:55 am

Conor McGregor flaunts lavish lifestyle on social media

It’s now been a few months since we’ve seen Conor McGregor in the UFC’s Octagon. That, however, doesn’t mean the MMA megastar hasn’t been busy. McGregor is currently in the midst of a highly publicized trip to Nevada and California, during which he has several key items on his itinerary. Perhaps most importantly, McGregor will...

Feb 16, 2017 10:57 pm

Valerie Letourneau no longer with UFC

Longtime UFC women’s straight fighter Valerie Letournaeu has been on a bit of skid lately, going 0-3 over the course of the past year and a half as she had a 4-fight win streak snapped by Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 193 in a failed bid at the UFC women’s strawweight title. Following that, Letourneau made...

Feb 16, 2017 1:03 pm

Rafael dos Anjos names desired opponents at welterweight

After dropping his second straight loss at lightweight in 2016, Rafael dos Anjos announced that he would be making the jump up to welterweight in hopes of experiencing a bit of a career resurgence. The former lightweight champ explained that over the course of his two losses in 2016, he continued to experience struggles making...

Feb 16, 2017 12:42 pm

Ed Soares calls for Silva vs. St-Pierre superfight

Throughout the course of the past year, talks have continued to arise regarding the potential return of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. Negotiations between GSP and the UFC were reportedly going well in late 2016, however due to his personal deal with Under Arumor, and the UFC’s conflicting deal with Reebok, St-Pierre never returned...

Feb 16, 2017 9:15 am

Georges St-Pierre open to fighting Nick Diaz or Michael Bisping

Throughout the course of the past year, reports and rumors have continued to surface in regards to a potential return of Georges St-Pierre. In 2016, reports surfaced that Georges St-Pierre and the UFC were currently in the process of negotiating a contract that would see the former welterweight kingpin return from his lengthy hiatus. Reports...

Feb 16, 2017 9:13 am

Conor McGregor blasts political demonstrators: ‘It’s the wrong mind-set!’

We have seen a couple fighters from the MMA community invovled in some heated situations at political rallies recently. Jake Shields had to help a man from “being jumped by thugs” at the recent UC Berkeley protest and Jeff Monson got clipped a few times at a Trump protest in Florida. UFC lightweight champion Conor...

Feb 16, 2017 8:05 am

Teddy Atlas’ stunning prediction for McGregor Mayweather fight

With talks progressing in regards to a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Maywather superfight inside the boxing ring, numerous members of the combat sports community have continued to release their prediction for who they feel would win in a boxing match. While the majority of fighters and coaches feel that undefeated prizefighter would likely get...

Feb 16, 2017 7:49 am

Conor McGregor warns fans on approaching him while holding his son

In just three months, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor’s girlfriend Dee Devlin will give birth to their firstborn child. With that being said, the champ has been very open about his concerns with bringing a child into his often hectic life as a global superstar. Following his UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez, where McGregor...

Feb 16, 2017 7:21 am

Conor McGregor’s manager on Floyd Mayweather superfight: “It feels more real”

Throughout the course of 2017, conflicting reports have continued to emerge that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has reached a deal for a Floyd Mayweather superfight in the boxing ring. To kick off the year, Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million for a boxing match, which resulted in UFC President Dana White firing back with a...

Feb 16, 2017 7:01 am

Derek Brunson now reportedly not appealing Anderson Silva loss

At UFC 208, Derek Brunson stepped into the Octagon with former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva for a highly anticipated scrap. After three rounds, Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, the stats saw Brunson winning the fight. After a period of frustration from Brunson, and an announcement that Holly Holm would...

Feb 15, 2017 8:40 pm

Tony Ferguson fires back at Khabib Nurmagomedov

With time winding down before top ranked lightweights Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nuramgomedov step into the Octagon to fight for the interim lightweight title at UFC 209, the trash talk between the two men has continued to pick up steam. Most recently, Nurmagomedov threatened to break Ferguson’s arm when they fight, saying: “If you watch...

Feb 15, 2017 8:39 pm

VIDEO | The softer side of Conor McGregor

When was the last time Conor McGregor cried? What is Conor McGregor’s biggest fear? These are just a couple of questions that GQ threw at “The Notorious” in a short video piece they did featuring the current UFC lightweight world champion. While McGregor has been busy working to try and line up a massive boxing...

Feb 15, 2017 8:08 pm

Derrick Lewis weighs in on Edmond Tarverdyan ahead of Travis Browne fight

With just days to go until Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Halifax’, talks regarding how Travis Browne will look under Edmond Tarverdyan have continued to surface. Prior to Browne’s UFC 181 scrap with Brendan Schaub in 2014, Browne began training under Edmond Tarverdyan...

Feb 15, 2017 3:59 pm

Odds released for who Georges St-Pierre opponent will be

You can now win major money with one gambling site if you can guess the potential Georges St-Pierre opponent for the former champ’s return! This week, news surfaced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would likely be returning to the Octagon sooner rather than later after reports had begun to emerge that he and...

Feb 15, 2017 2:56 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption” cast has been revealed

The new cast for the upcoming “Ultimate Fighter: Redemption” has been revealed. The popular reality series will feature a bunch of familiar faces including former UFC lightweight title challenger Joe Stevenson. The 25th edition of The Ultimate Fighter will be coached by current UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and his former teammate and former 135-pound...

Feb 15, 2017 1:20 pm

UFC 208 medical suspensions: Dustin Poirier out indefinitely

This past weekend at UFC 208, Germaine de Randamie stepped into the Octagon for her highly anticipated inaugural women’s featherweight title fight against former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. After a back and forth 5-round scrap, complete with a bit of controversy, De Randamie was crowned the inaugural women’s featherweight champion. In the co-main...

Feb 15, 2017 12:52 pm

Frankie Edgar and Ricardo Lamas agree to fight in May via Twitter

An amazing featherweight bout may have just been set up on Twitter by the #2 and #3 UFC ranked featherweights, Frankie Edgar and Ricardo Lamas. Lamas tweeted on Wednesday, “Who’s down to see @FrankieEdgar and I mix it up? Been a fan of his for a long time, I’m in this to fight the best....

Feb 15, 2017 12:48 pm

EXCLUSIVE | ‘The Korean Zombie’ hoping for an arena full of zombies at next fight

Even after three-and-a-half years, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung didn’t skip a beat in his return to competition in the UFC. Jung stepped into the Octagon to take on then-#9 UFC ranked featherweight Dennis Bermudez after taking time off to fulfill his mandatory service in the military for South Korea. Jung took the opportunity...