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Jun 23, 2016 9:47 am

Three UFC stars nominated for 2016 ESPY Awards

Every year ESPN holds their annual ‘ESPY Awards’. This year, WWE superstar John Cena will be hosting the awards show, which goes down July 13th. The UFC will be well represented at the awards show, as 3 UFC stars have been nominated for awards at the highly anticipated event. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has...

Jun 23, 2016 2:21 am

UFC officially announces CM Punk’s debut at UFC 203 in Cleveland

The UFC officially announced the long-awaited debut of Phil Brooks, who is better known by his WWE name, CM Punk, early Thursday morning. BREAKING: @CMPunk announces on #UFCUnfiltered he'll debut vs @MickeyGall at #UFC203!!!! ➡️ https://t.co/kQZBxHzDcK pic.twitter.com/3jDGUruLVO — UFC (@ufc) June 23, 2016 Brooks is set to make his professional mixed martial arts debut against...

Jun 22, 2016 10:42 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan’s 1st UFC commentator appearance 14 years ago today

Jun22.2002 14 years ago today,@JoeRogan made his 1st appearance as a commentator for the UFC. The journey beganpic.twitter.com/D6A7yOyxDW — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) June 22, 2016 On this day in MMA history 14 years ago, Joe Rogan made his first appearance as a commentator at UFC 37.5, which was headlined by Chuck Liddell vs. Vitor...

Jun 22, 2016 9:31 am

Jose Aldo analyzes Frankie Edgar’s game ahead of UFC 200

On July 9th, Frankie Edgar will get the chance to avenge his 2013 loss to Jose Aldo for the featherweight championship when the pair face off in an interim featherweight title fight. In addition to winning the interim featherweight strap, the winner of the fight will secure a featherweight title fight with Conor McGregor for...

Jun 22, 2016 2:34 am

Report: UFC sold to investment group led by William Morris Endeavor-IMG agency

A newly released report from FloCombat indicates that the sale of the UFC has gone through with the investment group led by the William Morris Endeavor-IMG agency purchasing the company with a winning bid close to $4 billion. Despite UFC Vice President of public relations, athlete marketing, and development, Dave Sholler’s statement denying the sale...

Jun 21, 2016 2:15 pm

Dana White: Joanne Calderwood will get bonus for UFC FN 89 win

This past weekend, Joanne Calderwood kicked off the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: 89’ by dominating Valerie Letourneau in the first ever UFC women’s flyweight fight. Calderwood dominated the bout from start to finish, landing numerous blows that dropped Letourneau, a former title challenger at strawweight. Calderwood ultimately ended up finishing the bout in...

Jun 21, 2016 1:54 pm

NAC issues 12-month suspension for UFC fighter’s positive drug test

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) issued a suspension dealing with a positive drug test on Tuesday, according to a report from MMA Fighting. UFC lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira was handed the year-long suspension from competition after testing positive for the banned substance Ostarine, which is defined within the class of SARMS (selective androgen receptor modulators)....

Jun 21, 2016 12:31 pm

Report: CM Punk being targeted for debut at UFC 203 in Cleveland

The long awaited UFC debut of Phil Brooks, who is much better known by his professional wrestling name, CM Punk, is being targeted for UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio, according to Ariel Helwani. Helwani, who has created quite a stir recently with breaking news of UFC announcements before the organization tweeted on Tuesday, “Current plan...

Jun 21, 2016 10:18 am

NAC approves earlier weigh-in time for several events, including UFC 200

Earlier this month at UFC 199, fighters were given the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the course of the day prior to fight night, rather than weighing-in during the live weigh-in event. The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) allowed fighters to do so in order to give them more time to rehydrate before their fights the...

Jun 21, 2016 9:17 am

Dana White opens up on Ariel Helwani’s temporary ban from UFC events

During UFC 199, fight fans were shocked to find out that popular MMA journalist Ariel Helwani had been kicked out of the event, and had been banned from future UFC events as a media member after breaking the news of Brock Lesnar returning to the UFC at UFC 200. Helwani took to social media to...

Jun 21, 2016 2:28 am

UFC vice president denies reports of the sale of the UFC

On Monday, FloCombat reported that Zuffa accepted a $4.2 billion bid for the purchase of the UFC. The report indicated that they confirmed through multiple sources that a $4.2 billion bid coming from a group that consisted of WME-IMG, the Dalian Wanda Group, The Kraft Group and Tencent Holdings was accepted by Zuffa. However, late...

Jun 21, 2016 2:03 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: Extended Preview

Take a look at the UFC’s newly released promotional video for UFC 200! From the video description: “Stacked with three world title fights and the return of one of UFC’s elite superstars, the historic UFC 200 event will thrill fans around the globe. In the main event, the most intense rivalry in combat sports reaches...

Jun 21, 2016 1:51 am

Randy Couture says UFC has already been sold, criticizes Dana White

UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture spoke with ESPN1100 on Friday in Las Vegas and was asked to comment on the reported sale of the UFC. The two-weight UFC world champion opened up on what he has been hearing and his sources have told him that the deal was already finalized last week. “I’ve...

Jun 20, 2016 5:40 pm

Report: Zuffa accepts $4.2 billion bid for purchase of the UFC

The sale of the UFC is moving forward, according to a report from FloCombat. The report claims that they have confirmed through multiple sources that a $4.2 billion bid coming from a group that includes WME-IMG, the Dalian Wanda Group, The Kraft Group and Tencent Holdings was accepted by Zuffa. One big component to the...

Jun 20, 2016 1:37 pm

Georges St-Pierre is ready to fight in the UFC again based off successful test camp

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has just announced that he is ready to return to fighting in the UFC Octagon once again. St-Pierre spoke with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” and let the world know that he just completed a successful test fight camp to ensure that he is capable...

Jun 20, 2016 9:55 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping reveals some shocking truth since winning UFC gold

Newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping posted a new video to his social media on Monday to prove that he has not changed since realizing his dreams of winning a UFC title. “The Count” shows his hilarious display of character in his video, letting everyone know that he is the same cocky fighter from England...

Jun 19, 2016 10:04 am

Cowboy Cerrone: “According to my pay, I don’t mean sh*t to the UFC”

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Donald Cerrone picked up an impressive TKO victory over Patrick Cote in the co-main event of last night’s UFC Fight Night 89 card in Ottawa. At the events post-fight press conference, “Cowboy” voiced his displeasure with his current UFC contract: “That all sounds nice, but according to my pay, I...

Jun 19, 2016 9:19 am

VIDEO | The UFC pays tribute to Kimbo Slice

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 89 broadcast the UFC paid tribute to Kimbo Slice who tragically passed away on June 6 at just 42 years of age. Check out the above tribute video which showcases some of Kimbo’s most memorable moments.

Jun 19, 2016 8:58 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 89 Press Conference (Replay)

Last night’s UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. Stephen Thompson was able to defeat Rory MacDonald in the evenings main event via decision. Donald Cerrone earned a TKO victory over former middleweight title challenger Patrick Cote in the evenings main event. Steve Boss and Sean O’Connell provided...