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Nov 15, 2017 10:05 am

Tyron Woodley Releases Statement on Possible Nate Diaz Fight at UFC 219

As soon as strength and conditioning coach Jose Garcia released a blurb on Instagram about Nate Diaz entering into his fight camp, the MMA world got set ablaze with wild speculation. However, sometimes reality can be stranger than fiction. Out of all the swirling rumors, it seems that none other than Tyron Woodley has emerged as a...

Nov 15, 2017 9:30 am

UFC Norfolk salaries: Andrei Arlovski and Matt Brown earn top paydays

Last weekend, the UFC returned to our screens with the action-packed UFC Norfolk card. In the main event of this thrilling card, dangerous lightweight contender Dustin Poirier took out a former champion in Anthony Pettis, scoring a bizarre stoppage with a body triangle mid way through a bloody third round. In the co-main event, meanwhile,...

Nov 15, 2017 7:15 am

Darren Till and Kamaru Usman get heated over possible UFC 219 scrap

Originally, rising UFC welterweight contender Kamaru Usman was expected to battle the dangerous Emil “Valhalla” Meek at UFC 219. Unfortunately, it sounds like visa issues could force Norway’s Meek out of this planned showdown – which means Usman will have to look elsewhere for a dance partner. Just received information that my visa is having...

Nov 15, 2017 6:50 am

After title shot snub, Cub Swanson worries UFC doesn’t “think highly” of him

Originally, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was expected to defend his title against Frankie Edgar at UFC 218 this December 2. When Edgar was forced out of the fight with an injury, however, the search for a replacement challenger began. One of the frontrunners in this search was Cub Swanson, who is scheduled for a...

Nov 15, 2017 5:56 am

TJ Dillashaw gets called out for title fight at UFC 219

After his UFC 217 win over his arch rival Cody Garbrandt, TJ Dillashaw once again began calling for a flyweight title fight with dominant divisional king Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. “I mean that’s the fight that needs to happen. It has to happen,” Dillashaw explained on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio. “I mean, it’s...

Nov 14, 2017 7:58 pm

REPORT | Tyron Woodley vs. Nate Diaz in discussions for UFC 219

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley could potentially be defending his title against Nate Diaz at UFC 219. Yes, you read that correctly. Earlier today BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor confirmed that Nate Diaz had started a new fight camp and was closing in on a deal which would see him return at the December 30 event in...

Nov 14, 2017 6:19 pm

UFC legend Vitor Belfort will return to the octagon January 14 in St. Louis

UFC legend Vitor Belfort will return to the octagon January 14 in St. Louis! The former UFC light heavyweight champion, Belfort, will square off with dangerous striker Uriah Hall at the UFC Fight Night event. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the news on Twitter. Belfort, Hall official for STL. And Jessica Eye moves on from PVZ...

Nov 14, 2017 2:12 pm

Darren Till Wants to Step Up to Fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 219

Kamaru Usman, along with all the fight fans looking forward to UFC 219, have simply not had the best of luck. There is no main event, Dominick Cruz is off the card and now Usman’s opponent Emil Meek will not be making it to the card due to a Visa issue. After Usman aired his...

Nov 14, 2017 6:41 am

Georges St-Pierre passes Conor McGregor in UFC’s official pound-for-pound rankings

With the actioned packed UFC 217 and UFC Norfolk cards now in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. Unsurprisingly, these rankings have experienced some tectonic shifts in the wake of these cards – perhaps none as notable as Georges St-Pierre’s blasting by Conor McGregor on the pound-for-pound list. Here’s how the rankings...

Nov 13, 2017 10:41 am

UFC Sydney official fight card and start time

This Saturday, the UFC will make its anticipated return to Sydney, Australia with UFC Fight Night 121. This exciting UFC Sydney event has been rocked, rattled and reassembled by injuries, USADA violations, controversy and more, and yet somehow, it still stands out as a card worth watching. In the main event, we’ll see rising Polish...

Nov 12, 2017 7:26 am

UFC Fight Night 120 athlete outfitting pay: card gets highest non-PPV payout ever

Last night, the UFC touched down in Norfolk, Virginia with the riveting UFC Fight Night 120. In the main event, we saw long-time lightweight contender Dustin Poirier score a strange but thrilling TKO win over former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we saw the probably retiring Matt Brown author a hammer-like elbow KO...

Nov 11, 2017 10:54 pm

UFC legend Joe Lauzon issues statement following loss to Clay Guida

UFC legend Joe Lauzon has issued a statement following his first-round loss to Clay Guida at tonight’s UFC event in Norfolk, Virginia. Guida stunned Lauzon with a combination and then put him down to the floor with a punch shortly thereafter. “The Carpenter” would follow “J-Lau” to the ground and begin raining down some viscous...

Nov 11, 2017 10:23 pm

UFC Fighters react to tonight’s crazy Poirier vs. Pettis main event

After an insane fight, Anthony Pettis taps out and Dustin Poirier earns the biggest win of his career! #UFCNorfolk https://t.co/ITDZtPavf2 — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) November 12, 2017 UFC lightweights Dustin Poirier and Anthony Pettis went to war in the main event of UFC Norfolk tonight in Virginia. After a spectacular opening two rounds, which...

Nov 11, 2017 10:05 pm

UFC Norfolk Results: Dustin Poirier stops Anthony Pettis in round 3 (Highlights)

A key lightweight scrap between Dustin Poirier and former division champion Anthony Pettis headlined tonight’s UFC Fight Night card in Norfolk, Virginia. Round one begins and Pettis starts things off with a side kick followed by a low kick. Poirier is pressing forward but Anthony catches him with another low kick. Dustin misses with an...

Nov 11, 2017 9:29 pm

UFC Norfolk Results: Matt Brown KO’s Diego Sanchez (VIDEO)

A welterweight scrap between veterans Matt Brown and Diego Sanchez served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night card in Norfolk, Virginia. Round one begins and Diego charges out quickly. He lands a right hand and then shoots in for a takedown. Brown works in an elbow as Sanchez wrestles for a single...

Nov 11, 2017 9:06 pm

UFC Norfolk Results: Andrei Arlovski defeats Junior Albini

A heavyweight scrap between Junior Albini and former division champion Andrei Arlovski took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night card in Norfolk, Virginia. Round one begins and Albini charges forward with punches. Arlovski circles out but Junior stays on him with another flurry. Arlovski connects with a right hand that immediately gets the attention of...

Nov 11, 2017 8:35 pm

UFC Norfolk Results: Cezar Ferreira defeats Nate Marquardt via split-decision

A middleweight scrap between Nate Marquardt and Cezar Ferreira took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night main card in Norfolk. Round one begins and Marquardt quickly takes the center of the octagon. Cezar fires off a low kick that connects. He attempts another but Nate is able to avoid the strike. Marquardt leaps in with...

Nov 11, 2017 8:05 pm

UFC Norfolk Results: Raphael Assuncao KO’s Matthew Lopez (VIDEO)

A bantamweight tilt between Raphael Assuncao and Matthew Lopez took place at tonight’s UFC Fight Night card in Norfolk. Assuncao battered Lopez’s lead leg with heavy kicks for the duration of the fight before eventually landing a huge right hand in round three that put Matthew away. Check out the finish below: ASSUNCAO!!!!@RaphaAssuncao KOs Lopez...

Nov 11, 2017 7:25 pm

UFC Norfolk Results: Clay Guida TKO’s Joe Lauzon in Round 1 (VIDEO)

A lightweight scrap between veterans Clay Guida and Joe Lauzon kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night main card in Norfolk, Virginia. Round one begins and Guida is bouncing around early. He lands a low kick as Lauzon misses with a jab. Guida comes forward with a combination that hurts Lauzon. Joe is staggered. Another shot...

Nov 11, 2017 5:58 pm

UFC Norfolk Results: Sage Northcutt defeats Michel Quinones

A lightweight scrap between Sage Northcutt and Michel Quinones took place on tonight’s UFC Norfolk prelims. Round one begins and Michel starts off with a leg kick. Sage counters with a nice 1-2. Quinones attempts a superman punch but Sage greets him with another cross. Northcutt just misses with a spinning wheel kick attempt. Sage...

Nov 11, 2017 5:32 pm

UFC Norfolk Results: Nina Ansaroff defeats Angela Hill (Highlights)

A women’s strawweight scrap between Nina Ansaroff and Angela Hill kicked off tonight’s UFC Norfolk prelims on FS1. Nina Ansaroff and Angela Hill engaged in a back and forth battle tonight in Norfolk. Both ladies were able to showcase their striking abilities in this one, landing a plethora of different strikes including a few big...

Nov 11, 2017 3:07 pm

BREAKING! Kelvin Gastelum has a new opponent for UFC Shanghai

Perennial UFC middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum has received a new opponent for UFC Shanghai. Not even a full week after losing his UFC middleweight title to Georges St-Pierre via third-round stoppage, Michael “The Count” Bisping has agreed to fight Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC Shanghai in just two weeks time. MMAFighting’s Ariel...

Nov 11, 2017 10:35 am

Breaking! Max Holloway gets a new opponent for UFC 218

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway gets a new opponent and will still be defending his title at UFC 218 on December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. MMA Fighting confirms that “Blessed” has agreed to fight Jose Aldo at the highly anticipated event. OFFICIAL: Jose Aldo steps in for Frankie Edgar, will take on Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA)...

Nov 11, 2017 8:09 am

Mike Perry Offers to Fight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Shanghai

News broke yesterday that Anderson Silva has been pulled from his fight with Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Shanghai due to a possible anti-doping violation. Gastelum said he is staying on the card, but the fight is just two weeks away and that makes it difficult to find a replacement. That is, unless Mike Perry hears...