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Dec 6, 2016 9:55 am

Cris Cyborg explains why she turned down two UFC featherweight title fights

Since Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her successful UFC debut back in May at UFC 198, the arguable pound for pound women’s champ has been campaigning for the UFC to create a women’s featherweight division. With that being said, many fight fans were shocked to learn this week that when the UFC...

Dec 4, 2016 11:37 am

“The Korean Zombie” vs. “The Menace” set to headline UFC Fight Night 104

After a long stretch on the shelf, during which he fulfilled the two years of mandatory military service required of all South Korean citizens, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung is ready to return to the Octagon. Though he’s called for a comeback fight with our very own BJ Penn, it was announced yesterday that...


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 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 27, 2016 7:45 am

MMA community reacts to Conor McGregor relinquishing the UFC featherweight title

Last December, Ireland’s Conor McGregor won the UFC featherweight title with a 13 second knockout of Jose Aldo. In his next fight, he was expected to take on then lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos for a shot at a second UFC belt. When Dos Anjos withdrew from this planned contest with an injury, however, McGregor...

Nov 26, 2016 8:06 pm

UFC Fight Night 101 Results: Tyson Pedro submits Khalil Rountree (Highlights)

A light heavyweight bout between Khalil Rountree and Tyson Pedro took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 101 main card in Melbourne, Australia. Round one begins and Roundtree drops Pedro with a huge left hand. Tyson immediately pops back to his feet and quickly shoots in and scores a takedown. Roundtree is trying to wall-walk...

Nov 25, 2016 11:21 am

Is the UFC cursed in 2016? These alarming stats suggest it might be.

The injury bug…It’s the sworn enemy of the UFC’s matchmaking team, and the scourge of fight fans everywhere. This voracious pest seems to rob us of an anticipated matchup at least once a week, and today, the trend continued. This time, the injury bug scuttled through our nets to take a massive chomp out of...

Nov 16, 2016 6:14 am

Report: Tarec Saffiedine Gets “Stun Gun” at UFC 207

The highlights of UFC 207, which is scheduled for December 30, are the two title fights that sit atop the bill. The bigger of these title fights will see former women’s bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey return to action against reigning champ Amanda Nunes. The other will see men’s bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz defend his strap against undefeated...

Nov 5, 2016 9:04 pm

UFC Fight Night 98 Results: Ricardo Lamas submits Charles Oliveira

A featherweight bout between Ricardo Lamas and Charles Oliveira (Oliveira missed weight by 10 pounds) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 98 main card in Mexico City. Round one begins and Lamas lands a leg kick and then a body kick to start. Lamas lands another kick to the body. Oliveira gets the clinch...

Nov 1, 2016 1:20 pm

UFC Fight Night 101 Luke Rockhold vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza bout canceled

Bad news coming for fans of former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. According to a report from MMA Fighting released on Tuesday, multiple sources have told them that the rematch between the two former opponents has been canceled due to Rockhold suffering an injury. The two middleweights were slated for the...

Oct 13, 2016 11:42 am

Cub Swanson vs. Dooho Choi set to fight at UFC 206

After a few call-outs between the two, the UFC has finally booked Cub Swanson vs. Dooho Choi. ‘The Korean Superboy’ burst on to the scene with three knockouts in a row after signing with the UFC, scoring brutal finishes over Juan Puig, Sam Sicilia and most recently Thiago Tavares. Swanson on the other hand had...

Oct 10, 2016 10:41 am

Anderson Silva’s son once again teases fight against Georges St-Pierre for UFC 206

The rumored superfight between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been rumored for UFC 206 in Toronto. The event that is set to take place on December 10 at the Air Canada Centre. Anderson Silva’s son, Kalyl posted a teaser on Instagram that the fight between the...

Oct 6, 2016 9:09 am

Vitor Belfort struggling with weight-cut for UFC 204 fight

With just 24 hours until former UFC middleweight champion Vitor Belfort needs to hit the scales for his middleweight scrap with Gegard Mousasi, ‘The Phenom’ is reportedly struggling with his weight cut. While there has been no word yet as to what Belfort is currently weighing, the situation is bad enough that the UFC has...

Oct 5, 2016 11:56 am

MMA community reacts to the death of UFC fighter Josh “Anqa” Samman

Tragic news hit the MMA community on Wednesday when it was revealed that UFC middleweight Josh “Anqa” Samman had passed away at the young age of 28-years-old. Samman, who made his way to the UFC on TUF season 17, “Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs Team Sonnen” was found unresponsive in a Florida apartment last week....

Sep 25, 2016 8:46 am

UFC Fighters react to Roy Nelson kicking referee John McCarthy

UFC heavyweight veteran Roy “Big Country” Nelson scored knockout number 14 of his storied mixed martial arts career at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil. Nelson caught his opponent, former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva, with a massive uppercut late in round two that sent “Bigfoot” crashing to the canvas. Roy...

Aug 1, 2016 12:23 pm

Dana White proves that he absolutely cares about his UFC fans

Even with the sale of the UFC that has made Dana White into a much richer man, the President of the UFC proved that his heart is still in it all and cares about growing the sport by catering to the fans. At UFC 201, a fan tweeted to White that his seats were in...

Jul 30, 2016 5:44 pm

Video | Watch Anthony Hamilton earn a 14-second KO at UFC 201

Anthony Hamilton lived up to his nickname at tonight’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta! The “Freight Train” scored a thrilling 14-second knockout victory over Damian Grabowski on the UFC 201 prelims. Here is the video: BRUTAL knockout by @AHamilton_MMA. S-A-V-A-G-E. #UFC201 https://t.co/NfiKFZXvnl — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 31, 2016 For those of you in...

Jun 29, 2016 1:42 am

If both win at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar vs. Jon Jones at UFC 205 in New York?

UFC 200 is a big and historic card that is arguably one of the most stacked cards that the UFC has ever put together. With UFC 205 in New York also being a monumental event, you can expect that fight card to be stacked as well. With no matchups announced for UFC 205, one superfight...

Apr 28, 2016 8:37 am

VIDEO | Colin Cowherd offers harsh take on McGregor-UFC situation on ‘The Herd’

Recommend listening to yday's ep of 'The Herd' with Colin Cowherd. Here's a snippet of his take on Conor McGregor. pic.twitter.com/GL0Hv9Zwbk — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 28, 2016 And here's another snippet. Might be a sobering reality for casual MMA / UFC fans / Conor McGregor fans. pic.twitter.com/vwwvO8QKg6 — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 28, 2016...

Apr 7, 2016 8:43 am

Conor McGregor didn’t care what weight UFC 200 rematch was at

The UFC recently announced that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch in the main event of UFC 200. While leaked audio from Diaz’s recent Fox Sports appearance showed him revealing that he wanted the rematch at lightweight so that McGregor wouldn’t have any excuses, the fight was ultimately slated...

Jan 21, 2016 5:43 pm

Werdum: I would have slapped McGregor at UFC 197 press conference

Conor McGregor stole the show at the UFC 197 press conference earlier this week when he put Rafael dos Anjos on blast for nearly 45 minutes. The most intense moment of the press conference however came when the pair had their first staredown at the end of the event. UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, who...

Oct 5, 2015 6:26 pm

CM Punk’s UFC debut postponed due to shoulder injury

Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ highly anticipated octagon debut will be delayed after the former WWE Superstar suffered a shoulder injury in training. Brooks chose to make the transition from pro wrestling to mixed martial arts in late 2014 when he signed with the UFC. With very little combat sports experience to his name at the...