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Aug 10, 2017 11:11 am

Cyborg Wants Holly Holm to Prove Her Coach’s Claims at UFC 219

From February to July, the UFC women’s featherweight division was an absolute mess, even for standard MMA messes. Luckily, like a savior from Brazil, Cris Cyborg finally set things right after winning Germaine de Randamie’s stripped title. De Randamie outright avoided a fight with Cyborg to defend her title, which resulted in getting buried constantly...

Aug 10, 2017 9:10 am

Jon Jones sustained an injury before his UFC 214 fight with Daniel Cormier

Late last month, in the main event of the stacked UFC 214, Jon Jones reclaimed the UFC light heavyweight title with a third-round knockout of his arch rival Daniel Cormier. It was a feel-good moment for the MMA great. It was, of course, one that could have occurred much sooner, as he and Cormier were...

Aug 9, 2017 7:27 pm

Jon Jones discusses how he felt watching Daniel Cormier cry at UFC 214

The feud between UFC light heavyweight fighters Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier resulted in arguably the biggest rivalry in the history of mixed martial arts. That rivalry came to a head in the main event of last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, where Jones defeated his bitter rival (Cormier) via third-round knockout, thus reclaiming...

Aug 9, 2017 2:06 pm

Dana White answers: Who is the UFC’s Mike Tyson?

Of all the stars that have been in the spotlight in the UFC, which one fighter would you say would be the iconic Mike Tyson of the promotion? There have been quite a few massive stars that have made a name for themselves and helped bring eyes to the sport. Think back to some of...

Aug 9, 2017 9:39 am

UFC Rankings update: UFC Mexico winners move up

Last weekend, the UFC returned to Mexico City, Mexico, with an exciting night of fights. In the main event, flyweight star Sergio Pettis derailed with win-streak of surging prospect Brandon Moreno. In the co-main event, meanwhile, rising strawweight Alexa Grasso picked up a close but impressive win over Randa Markos. As expected, these wins sent...

Aug 9, 2017 8:44 am

Cody Garbrandt implies rescheduled TJ Dillashaw scrap will go down at UFC 217

Originally, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt was expected to defend his title against former champion TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213. Unfortunately, Garbrandt was forced out of this anticipated bantamweight title fight with a severe back injury, and the fight was scrapped as a result. Though there was some brief discussion surrounding Dillashaw possibly dropping to...

Aug 8, 2017 3:57 pm

Stephan Bonnar Will Try to Lay the Smackdown on a Fellow UFC Veteran in the Ring

The internet screams constantly that the UFC has become the WWE. The Booking, outlandish trash talk, head-scratching title shots, and fighter antics have convinced some people that MMA on par with professional wrestling. In actuality, wrestling and MMA have been kissing cousins since the beginning. It has drawn pro wrestlers to it, as well ass...

Aug 8, 2017 9:41 am

Dustin Poirier: Eddie Alvarez knows “the truth” about UFC 211 no contest

Back in May, UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier very nearly picked up the biggest win of his career, as he had former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez on spaghetti legs during their UFC 211 undercard scrap. Regrettably, Poirier was then cracked with a salvo of illegal knees. When he was unable to continue, the bout was...

Aug 7, 2017 9:15 am

Report: Paige VanZant moves up to flyweight for UFC 216 bout

According to a report from Damon Martin of FloCombat.com, fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant (7-3) has been booked for a return to the Octagon. This return will occur at UFC 216, this October 6 in Las, Vegas, Nevada – it just won’t occur at strawweight. Instead, it’s expected to occur in the new UFC women’s...

Aug 6, 2017 4:44 pm

UFC Fight Night 114 Athlete Reebok Pay: Rashad Evans top the list

The octagon returned to Mexico City last night for UFC Fight Night 114. The twelve-bout fight card produced in a big way with some memorable fights and a ton of fantastic finishes. In the evenings main event, perennial flyweight contenders Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno went to battle. The Pettis vs. Moreno fight went the...

Aug 6, 2017 4:22 pm

UFC Fight Night 117 in Japan continues to take shape

The octagon will return to Japan’s Saitama Super Arena on September 22 for UFC Fight Night 117. The event will be headlined by a light heavyweight rematch between former division champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and former interim title challenger Ovince Saint Preux. Rua and “OSP” first met in November of 2014, with Saint Preux emerging...

Aug 6, 2017 12:03 pm

After defeat of Rashad Evans, Sam Alvey targets another UFC legend

Last night, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip Mexico City, Mexico, middling middleweight contender Sam Alvey picked up one of the biggest wins of his career, out-duelling former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans to a slow, but commendable split decision win. It did not take long for Alvey, who trains under...

Aug 6, 2017 9:15 am

VIDEO | Watch Dustin Ortiz pick up the fastest finish in UFC flyweight history

Last night, the UFC returned to sun-soaked Mexico City, Mexico with an exciting night of fights. While the main card was of course the focal point of the event, the undercard produced plenty of excitement too. One of the more exciting moments of this undercard occurred in an interesting flyweight bout between Dustin Ortiz and...

Aug 6, 2017 7:44 am

UFC reveals cast for The Ultimate Fighter 26

Last night, during the broadcast of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico City, Mexico, the UFC announced the cast for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter (season 26). Like the Ultimate Fighter season 20, which saw contenders battle to become the first-ever women’s strawweight champ, this season will see competitors vie for the inaugural...

Aug 5, 2017 10:04 pm

UFC Fight Night 114: Sergio Pettis defeats Brandon Moreno

A key flyweight scrap between Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno served as the headlining bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 114 event in Mexico City. Round one begins and Moreno misses with an attempted low kick to start. He fires off another that lands. Moreno catches a Pettis low kick and uses that to score...

Aug 5, 2017 9:15 pm

UFC Fight Night 114 Results: Alexa Grasso defeats Randa Markos (Highlights)

A strawweight scrap between Randa Markos and Alexa Grasso served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 114 fight card in Mexico City. Round one begins and Grasso lands a kick to the body of Markos to start. Randa is circling looking for a way inside. Grasso with a nice left hand. Randa...

Aug 5, 2017 8:40 pm

UFC Fight Night 114 Results: Niko Price TKO’s Alan Jouban (VIDEO)

A welterweight scrap between Alan Jouban and Niko Price took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 114 main card in Mexico. Round one begins and Jouban lands a low kick. Price circles and then charges in with a combination that ends with a good right hand. Alan circles to his left and then fires off...

Aug 5, 2017 8:29 pm

The UFC announces two big fights for this fall

The UFC just announced two new exciting fights during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 114 broadcast from Mexico. The first bout announced by the promotion was a key light heavyweight bout featuring former title challenger Glover Teixeira taking on perennial contender Misha Cirkunov. Glover Teixeira has gone 2-2 over his past four contests. In his most...

Aug 5, 2017 6:59 pm

VIDEOS | Watch all five finishes from tonight’s UFC Fight Night 114 undercard

Tonight’s UFC Fight Night 114 undercard delivered in a BIG way with five finishes in the first six fights of the evening. In the first fight of the evening Jordan Rinaldi defeated Alvaro Herrera by submission (Von Flue choke) at 2:01 of Round One. Check out the finish. THATS IT! @JordanRinaldi gets the finish in...

Aug 5, 2017 6:29 pm

Multiple champions are requesting to get a spot on November’s UFC 217 event

The octagon will return to Madison Square Garden on November 4 for UFC 217. The card is expected to showcase multiple championship fights including a middleweight title fight between current champ Michael Bisping and former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. While the UFC has not officially announced the Bisping vs. St-Pierre fight as official for UFC...

Aug 5, 2017 9:02 am

VIDEO | Dwayne Johnson inspired by Jon Jones’ UFC 214 performance

We all go thru it. Then raise the People's eyebrow. When life gets tough, you get knocked down and you're going "thru the sludge".. you gotta have faith that if you just keep pushing thru it, on the other side is something greater. Proud of and inspired by my guy @jonnybones for keeping the faith,...

Aug 4, 2017 12:48 am

Demetrious Johnson and UFC President Dana White have reportedly buried the hatchet

After a very lengthy, and very public feud, UFC President Dana White and UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson have buried the hatchet. The pair’s feud started quite some time ago, after Johnson apparently agreed to fight Ray Borg. Despite the agreement, the UFC began to pressure Johnson to accept a fight with former bantamweight champion...

Aug 3, 2017 11:56 am

VIDEO | UFC 214: The Thrill and the Agony – Preview – ‘You are the best’

It has been said time and time again that in the sport of mixed martial arts, you experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. UFC 214 displayed just that, especially in the main event light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones. Cormier went into the title fight rematch as...

Aug 2, 2017 12:45 pm

Tyron Woodley fires back at Michael Bisping, remains satisfied with UFC 214 performance

UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley (18-3-1) successfully defended his title this past weekend in Anaheim, scoring a unanimous decision victory over top contender Demian Maia in the co-main event of UFC 214. “The Chosen One” was able to stuff all 21 of Demian Maia’s takedown attempts, and left the Brazilian submission specialist with two badly...