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Dec 4, 2016 11:23 am

No love for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson?

UFC flyweight champion continued his reign of dominance at last night’s TUF 24 Finale event in Las Vegas, scoring a unanimous decision victory over The Ultimate Fighter winner Tim Elliott in the evenings main event. The victory marked Johnson’s ninth straight title defense and improved his overall mixed martial arts record to a remarkable 25-2-1....

Dec 2, 2016 10:51 pm

UFC fires Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell & Matt Hughes

News surfaced Friday night that UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell and Matt Hughes had been let go by the UFC as part of the latest round of company-wide layoffs which saw the new WME-IMG owners fire numerous employees several weeks ago. MMAFighting broke the news, which also revealed that between ten and fifteen employees...

Dec 2, 2016 4:19 pm

Former UFC title contender Rory MacDonald sets up first Bellator fight on Twitter

It was a major shakeup when former #1 UFC ranked welterweight, Rory MacDonald was announced a signed Bellator MMA fighter. Now, just a little over three months have passed since MacDonald signed under Bellator, it looks like the Canadian just did some matchmaking himself on social media and arranged for his first fight since leaving...


Dec 2, 2016 2:04 pm

Jon Jones on UFC return: “The story can’t end like this”

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently serving a suspension for a failed random out-of-competition drug test back in June, which forced him out of his UFC 200 headlining scrap with Daniel Cormier just 48 hours before fight night. Jones maintained his innocence throughout USADA’s appeal process, and it was ultimately determined that...

Dec 2, 2016 11:59 am

Cris Cyborg prepared to walk away from the UFC

Reigning & defending Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been campaigning for the UFC to create a women’s featherweight division for quite some time now. Cyborg made her UFC debut earlier this year at UFC 198 when she stepped into the Octagon against gritty MMA veteran Leslie Smith. Despite enduring a brutal weight...

Dec 2, 2016 8:36 am

Jon Jones reflects on finding out he was pulled from UFC 200

Earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones was set to make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where he was to fight light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated rematch for the light heavyweight title. Unfortunately, just 48 hours before fight night, Jones was pulled from the...

Dec 1, 2016 12:15 pm

UFC 208 event scheduled to take place in Anaheim, California canceled

The UFC 208 event which was scheduled to take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on January 21 has been canceled. There will still be a UFC event in Anaheim but is now scheduled to take place much later in the year on August 5. The UFC released the following statement on their...

Nov 30, 2016 7:28 pm

UFC issues brief reaction to news of MMA Athletes Association

Wednesday afternoon, MMA stars such as former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and fan favorite fighter Donald Cerrone, among others, gathered to announce the formation of the MMA Athletes Association. The announcement was certainly a major one for the MMA industry, with the fighters involved, in addition to former...

Nov 30, 2016 12:28 pm

Anthony Johnson denied ticket to UFC 206 by UFC

Just weeks ago, UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson was slated to headline UFC 206 in Toronto in a highly anticipated rematch for the light heavyweight title against UFC champion Daniel Cormier. Unfortunately, Cormier was forced out of the fight with a groin tear, and has been sidelined until March, when he expects to...

Nov 30, 2016 10:48 am

Nick Diaz disappointed with Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205

MMA icon Nick Diaz is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. From topics such as fighter pay, to matchmaking, Diaz frequently speaks out on matters where he feels he needs to. Earlier this month, at the UFC’s historic inaugural Madison Square Garden event, UFC 205, Conor McGregor made UFC history as he...

Nov 30, 2016 9:35 am

Joanne Calderwood “shocked” by UFC’s refusal to give her a ticket to UFC 206

Scotland’s Joanne Calderwood, who currently holds the number seven spot in the UFC strawweight rankings, has recently made a home at Montreal’s TriStar gym. As such, she had plans to attend UFC 206 in nearby Toronto, where many of her teammates are fighting. Given her status as one of the best strawweight fighters on earth,...

Nov 30, 2016 5:58 am

Kelvin Gastelum dodges suspension, will fight Tim Kennedy at UFC 206

Good news for fight fans in Toronto. Despite being dealt a sizeable suspension by the New York State Athletic Commission, Kelvin Gastelum is good to go for UFC 206. The Ultimate Fighter 17 winner will return to the middleweight division to take on Tim Kennedy on the December 10 event’s main card. This news was...

Nov 29, 2016 6:50 pm

VIDEO | Cole Miller absolutely disheartened by his treatement from the UFC

UFC veteran Cole Miller is scheduled to fight Mizuto Hirota at the UFC on FOX 22 card, which takes place on December 17 at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. The 21-10 MMA veteran will enter the Octagon after a decade of fighting for the UFC and expressed to Sherdog that he is very...

Nov 29, 2016 10:41 am

Anthony Johnson interested in potential heavyweight fight at UFC 206

Earlier this month, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 scrap with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson on December 10th, and would be sidelined until March due to a torn adductor in his groin. While the UFC began looking for a replacement opponent for ‘Rumble’, it...

Nov 29, 2016 8:25 am

Report: UFC seeks to quadruple the value of its TV broadcasting deal

Earlier this year, the UFC was sold by Zuffa, its long-time parent company, for a whopping $4 billion. With this massive transaction, the company’s reigns were handed to WME-IMG, an American talent agency helmed by Ari Emanuel. One of the major discussion points surrounding this sale was the UFC’s television broadcast deal, which is set...

Nov 29, 2016 6:50 am

Fabricio Werdum: “I’m not happy at all with the UFC”

These days, many fighters seem to be disgruntled with the state of the UFC. It’s for this reason that a mysterious Wednesday conference call featuring former Bellator president Bjorn Rebney and fighters like Georges St-Pierre, Cain Velasquez, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, TJ Dillashaw and Tim Kennedy is generating so much attention. While not much is known...

Nov 28, 2016 3:18 pm

Conor McGregor no longer double champ on UFC website, Jose Aldo back

It was stated numerous times by UFC President Dana White that Conor McGregor would have to vacate a title if he won the UFC lightweight belt against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. “If he wins, he’ll hold two belts,” White said prior to UFC 205 taking place. “Then he’ll decide which one he wants to...

Nov 28, 2016 2:22 pm

Report: Jimi Manuwa vs. Glover Teixeira Being Targeted for UFC 208 in Anaheim

Though it is currently without an official headliner, UFC 208 looks to have grown by one massive fight. This fight is expected to pair England’s Jimi Manuwa with Brazil’s Glover Teixeira in a clash of top-ranked light heavyweights. This compelling showdown was first reported to be in the works by FloCombat.com. Should this fight occur,...

Nov 28, 2016 10:33 am

VIDEO | UFC stars discuss who they think can beat Conor McGregor

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 205, Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight championship. At the time, McGregor also owned the organization’s featherweight crown, which made him the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. Though the UFC has since ended McGregor’s...

Nov 27, 2016 3:45 pm

Tim Kennedy will remain on UFC 206 fight card

Good news fight fans! UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy will remain on December’s UFC 206 fight card in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. During last night’s UFC Fight Night 101 event in Melbourne, Australia the promotion announced that they had booked Tim Kennedy a replacement opponent for UFC 206 in the form of former TUF winner Kelvin...