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Jun 24, 2016 12:22 pm

Glover Teixeira pulled from UFC on FOX 20

Earlier this month, news broke that UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson had withdrawn from his UFC on FOX 20 co-main event scrap with Glover Teixeira for unknown reasons. It wasn’t made immediately clear whether or not the UFC would look to find a replacement opponent for Teixeira, however we now have our answer. According...

Jun 24, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training with Ido Portal for UFC 202

Prior to Conor McGregor’s first fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 196 back in March, Nate Diaz poked fun at McGregor’s movement training with Ido Portal, calling it ‘touch butt’. The term has managed to stick, and is now frequently used among MMA fans when mentioning McGregor’s training with Portal. Ahead of UFC 202, where...

Jun 24, 2016 11:14 am

Nick Diaz wants to fight Michael Bisping, but not for the UFC middleweight title?

Another name has dropped on the list of opponents for the new UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Bisping opened up on his radio SiriusXM show “The Countdown” about recently hanging out with another big UFC draw that has been out of the loop with a suspension, but will be eligible to fight again in August....

Jun 24, 2016 9:13 am

Conor McGregor tore ACL training with Rory MacDonald prior to UFC 189

Prior to UFC 189, where Conor McGregor was initially slated to fight Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight championship, McGregor injured his knee prior to the bout. Aldo then injured his ribs, and was replaced by Chad Mendes, who McGregor defeated via TKO to claim the interim featherweight championship. Unbeknownst to the MMA community, McGregor...


Jun 23, 2016 11:24 am

Daniel Cormier brings in 6’9 kickboxer to help him train for UFC 200

On July 9th, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of the historic UFC 200 card. Ahead of the rematch, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has enlisted the help of professional kickboxer and mixed martial artist Chi Lewis-Parry. Lewis-Parry...

Jun 23, 2016 11:09 am

Sage Northcutt looking absolutely shredded ahead of UFC 200

Young UFC star Sage Northcutt is looking to bounce back from his first professional loss as he is set to take on Enrique Marin at UFC 200. The 20-year-old star is looking like he is terrific shape ahead of the fight taking place next month. Recharging up! #RechargeIsComing A photo posted by Sage Northcutt (@supersagenorthcutt)...

Jun 23, 2016 10:27 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar weighs in on UFC 200, Conor McGregor returning to 145

Ahead of UFC 200, there has been a lot of talk in regards to Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar’s interim featherweight title fight, which takes place on the main card of the historic event. Back in 2013, Jose Aldo defeated Edgar, retaining his featherweight championship in the process. On the heels of Aldo’s first loss...

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...