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Oct 16, 2017 12:21 pm

Derrick Lewis didn’t get paid after last-minute UFC 216 injury withdrawal

The most recent UFC pay-per-view on the calendar was UFC 216, which went down on October 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada. While the card ultimately went down as a very fun one, it was unfortunately rattled by a last minute loss to its main card, as heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis was forced out of his...

Oct 16, 2017 6:45 am

Days after UFC release, Ian McCall has found a new home

Earlier this month, we learned that long-time UFC flyweight contender Ian McCall had been granted a release from his UFC contract. It did not take long for him to find a new home. Just days removed from his UFC release, McCall has signed with Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation, per Nick Strickland of FanSided. McCall will...

Oct 15, 2017 2:06 pm

VIDEO | Watch UFC veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri get crushed by a knee at Rizin FF 7

Last night, Rizin Fighting Federation touched down in Fukuoka, Japan with a exciting night of fights (though there were certainly lulls in the action). One of the highlights of the card was the latest appearance of former UFC featherweight contender Tatsuya Kawajiri. Unfortunately for Kawajiri and his fans, however, this return to action went fairly disastrously. ...

Oct 14, 2017 7:10 pm

Julianna Pena Announced She’s Going to Be a Mom But Will Still Kick Ass For UFC

It wasn’t too long ago that Julianna Pena was knocking on the door to a women’s UFC bantamweight title shot. Things didn’t end up going her way in the Octagon in her last fight, but everything else seems to be doing awesome. She’s a regular part of Combate America’s successful fight cards doing commentary work...

Oct 14, 2017 12:54 pm

The UFC Didn’t Want Daniel Cormier to Talk About Kevin Lee’s Staph at UFC 216

Before the main event of UFC 216, as Kevin Lee walked to the Octagon, Joe Rogan immediately blurted out that Lee may have a staph infection. There were mixed reactions to Rogan identifying the medical condition based off of a glance, but people forget Joe Rogan is a lifelong martial artist and the owner of...

Oct 13, 2017 7:50 pm

UFC on FOX 26 Fight Card

The octagon will return to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on December 16 for the promotions UFC on FOX 26 fight card. The fight card is already beginning to take shape with numerous high profile fights recently being made official by the promotion. The UFC on FOX 26 event will be headlined by a welterweight scrap between...

Oct 13, 2017 10:09 am

Three Major Fights Added to UFC on FOX in Winnipeg

The announcements just keep pouring in. The end of the year for the UFC is looking absolutely incredible. Just yesterday, a fight between Robbie Lawler and Rafael dos Anjos was booked as a main event for UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg. A fight which Dana White said today will be to decide who challenges...

Oct 13, 2017 8:21 am

Eddie Alvarez Back to ‘Not Giving a F-ck’ For UFC 218

These next cards running into November and December through the end of the year, all feel like Christmas. We’ve made it through some rough times and kept on trucking, the UFC will be rewarding us for keeping the faith. Just one of these fights we’ll be given the pleasure of seeing is Justin Gaethje going...

Oct 13, 2017 6:32 am

Al Iaquinta and Paul Felder to Fight at Stacked UFC 218

Max Holloway versus Frankie Edgar. Justin Gaethje versus Eddie Alvarez. Francis Ngannou versus Alistair Overeem. Henry Cejudo versus Sergio Pettis. Are you kidding? UFC 218 has quickly turned into a contender for Card of the Year, at least on paper, and the announcements aren’t even done yet. The latest scrap to be added to this monster event...

Oct 12, 2017 3:36 pm

Dana White Responds to Mark Hunt’s Comments After Being Pulled From UFC Sydney

When Mark Hunt is unhappy with something, he definitely lets you know it. The UFC recently announced that Fabricio Werdum would be stepping in for Mark Hunt to fight Marcin Tybura at UFC Sydney. The news came to a surprise for Hunt, who took to social media to absolutely rake the UFC and Dana White...

Oct 12, 2017 12:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Godbeer explains how UFC 216 debacle was a blessing in disguise

If things had gone according to the initial plan, the UFC 216 main card would have featured a heavyweight scrap between ranked contenders Derrick Lewis and Fabricio Werdum. The undercard, meanwhile, would have featured a collision of rising heavyweights Walt Harris and Mark Godbeer. Yet what we ended up with was a heavyweight scrap between...

Oct 12, 2017 11:42 am

The UFC Asked Max Holloway About Fighting Conor McGregor at Lightweight

A fight that could be more important than Max Holloway’s win over Jose Aldo is fast approaching in December. He’ll be defending the title for the first time against Frankie Edgar on a stacked Detroit event, the guy that everyone said Conor McGregor avoided while he was at featherweight. However, the UFC may have had...

Oct 12, 2017 10:57 am

Report: Early PPV buy estimates for UFC 215 and 216 are not looking good

The UFC has had some really entertaining fight cards recently with title fights taking place on the pay-per-view cards. However, it seems things have not gone so well with the pay-per-view buys over the last two UFC pay-per-view events. According to MMA insider @jedigoodman, the early estimated buy rates per Dave Meltzer have failed to...

Oct 12, 2017 9:16 am

BREAKING | UFC on Fox 26 in Winnipeg gets massive welterweight headliner

UFC on Fox 26, which goes down on December 16 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, now has a headliner – and it is absolute dynamite. In one corner, we’ll have former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. In the other, we’ll have former lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos. This news was announced by the UFC on Thursday...

Oct 12, 2017 9:03 am

UFC Sydney lineup gets a number of late adjustments

Earlier this week, news broke that Mark Hunt had been removed from his UFC Sydney headlining showdown with Marcin Tybura (and he’s not happy about that). Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will serve at Hunt’s replacement against Tybura in the card’s main event. As it turns out, this is not the only recent change...

Oct 11, 2017 12:55 pm

UFC VP of athlete health and performance Jeff Novitzky clarifies latest on Jon Jones’ case

Jon Jones is still going through the process of his potential anti-doping violation stemming from his UFC 214 weigh-in sample. Jones’ UFC 214 weigh-in samples tested positive for the steroid Turinabol just after coming back from his one-year suspension with admitting to taking a tainted sexual enhancement pill. Jeff Novitzky, UFC VP of athlete health...

Oct 11, 2017 12:16 pm

Bobby Green Trashes the Current State of UFC Judging

After an incredible Fight of the Night at UFC 216 between Lando Vannata and Bobby Green, the judges awarded it a draw. At the time, it didn’t matter to those two warriors. It may still not. They both lifted their hands and embraced, knowing that they just put on the fight of their lives. Bobby...

Oct 11, 2017 7:29 am

UFC Rankings update: Tony Ferguson rockets onto the pound-for-pound list

Now that the action-packed UFC 216 is in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. As expected, main event interim lightweight title winner Tony Ferguson has entered the UFC pound-for-pound list, and has also usurped the number-one spot at lightweight. The UFC flyweight rankings also experienced a major shakeup thanks to long-time contender...

Oct 11, 2017 5:58 am

Bantamweight contender Bryan Caraway returns from lengthy hiatus at UFC Fresno

After more than a year and a half on the shelf, bantamweight contender Bryan Caraway is finally slated for a return. Caraway will be taking on “Cool Hand” Luke Sanders when the UFC debuts in Fresno, California with UFC Fight Night 123 this December 9. This report comes from Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com. This bout...

Oct 10, 2017 4:46 pm

Fabricio Werdum Replaces Mark Hunt Against Marcin Tybura at UFC Sydney

We’ve had a while week of fight cancellations and curve balls. For UFC 216, Kevin Lee nearly missed weight, Derrick Lewis pulled out of his fight with Fabricio Werdum, Walt Harris was removed from his fight with Mark Godbeer, then finally put in to replace Lewis against Werdum. It was no issue for the Brazilian...

Oct 10, 2017 3:45 pm

VIDEO | UFC 216’s Real Fight of the Night Was Daniel Cormier Versus Audio Cords

Saturday’s UFC 216 card turned out to be an embarrassment of riches. Lando Vannata and Bobby Green had a crazy, bloody Fight of the Night. Tony Ferguson became the number one lightweight in the world not named Conor McGregor, in an exciting title fight with Kevin Lee. Who can forget Demetrious Johnson inventing new and...