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Dec 28, 2016 6:22 pm

Dana White says Nick Diaz has turned down all the fights the UFC has offered him

During today’s UFC 207 media scrum in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White revealed to MMAFighting’s Luke Thomas that former Stirkeforce champion Nick Diaz has been offered several welterweight fights by the promotion but unfortunately turned them all down. Weight debates aside, Dana White told me he's offered Nick Diaz fights at welterweight. According to...

Dec 18, 2016 12:06 pm

UFC Fighters react to Mickey Gall submitting Sage Northcutt

UFC welterweight prospect Mickey Gall was able to score another submission victory at UFC on FOX 22 last night in Sacramento, this after he forced fellow prospect Sage Northcutt to tapout to a rear-naked choke hold in the evenings co-main event. Following the victory, Gall revealed that he plans on moving down to the UFC...

Dec 17, 2016 2:32 pm

UFC on FOX 22 Results: Leslie Smith defeats Irene Aldana (Highlights)

A women’s bantamweight bout between Leslie Smith and Irene Aldana kicked off the UFC on FOX 22 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Smith pumps and early jab while taking the center of the octagon. She comes forward and lands a left. The women stand and exchange. Aldana with a crisp jab. Smith is...

Dec 13, 2016 10:17 am

Anthony Johnson not happy with new UFC matchmaker

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson recently found himself left without an opponent for UFC 206 after UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier withdrew from their scheduled main event scrap for the title. While middleweights Tim Kennedy and Gegard Mousasi offered to step in and fight Johnson on short notice, ‘Rumble’ had his...

Nov 25, 2016 1:28 pm

MMA community reacts to Daniel Cormier’s withdrawal from UFC 206

Friday morning, news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced to withdraw from his highly anticipated UFC 206 showdown with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson on December 10th in Toronto, Canada. The fight was set to be a rematch from UFC 187 in 2015, where Cormier defeated Johnson to win the vacant light...

Nov 11, 2016 11:15 am

Dana White: Jon Jones will not headline any more UFC events

This week, former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones was handed a 1-year suspension for his random out-of-competition drug testing failure back in June. The failed drug test unfortunately forced Jones out of his UFC 200 headlining scrap with Daniel Cormier just 48 hours before fight night. While things didn’t initially look good for Jones,...

Oct 27, 2016 8:13 am

Michael Bisping responds to Georges St-Pierre’s update on UFC negotiations

While reports have continued to emerge over the past several weeks that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 206 in Toronto, with St-Pierre himself promising fans news regarding his return in ‘a few weeks maximum’. Unfortunately however, while St-Pierre was hoping to deliver on his promise of...

Oct 25, 2016 6:23 pm

Michael Bisping says he has verbally agreed to fight at UFC 206

Earlier this week Chris Taylor of BJPENN.com reported that current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was being targeted to fight at December’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto. I spoke to one of Michael Bisping's coaches who told me thatthe UFC is targeting the champ to return at #UFC206 in Toronto, Canada. — Chris Taylor...

Oct 21, 2016 3:27 pm

Gunnar Nelson out, Gegard Mousasi vs. Uriah Hall 2 in the works for UFC Belfast

Just over a month ahead of ‘UFC Fight Night: Belfast’ on November 19th, the card has now been left without a main event as the Dong Hyun Kim vs. Gunnar Nelson matchup, which was expected to headline the event, has now been pulled from the card for unknown reasons. At the present time, TalkMMA is...

Sep 22, 2016 10:31 am

Derek Brunson vs. Robert Whittaker targeted for UFC Fight Night 101 in Australia

Coming off of his fourth first-round knockout last weekend and fifth win in a row, UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson is already being scheduled for his next fight. Following his TKO over Uriah Hall last Saturday, Brunson (16-3) is in talks for a fight down under with Robert Whittaker at UFC Fight Night 101 in...

Sep 20, 2016 11:29 am

Al Iaquinta potentially willing to walk away from MMA over UFC contract dispute

Earlier this month, it was announced that #13 ranked UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta would be returning to the Octagon following a layoff that saw him sidelined for a year and a half. The layoff came at the worst possible time for Iaquinta, who was in the midst of a 4-fight win streak that had seen...

Sep 12, 2016 4:52 pm

Fighters react to CM Punks $500k UFC 203 payday

CM Punk cashed out big time for his debut fight in the UFC. Punk brought home $500,000 in disclosed pay, not including Reebok sponsorship money. In contrast, his opponent Mickey Gall, who beat Punk by first round submission, took home an earnest $30,000 ($15k to show, $15k to win). Many fighters took exception to Punk’s...

Apr 2, 2016 11:33 am

Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson reportedly official for UFC 197

Yesterday evening news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 197 title fight with Jon Jones due to an injury. While there was much speculation as to whether the UFC would find a replacement opponent for Jones, or re-schedule Jones vs. Cormier II for a later...

Mar 29, 2016 8:39 am

CM Punk gives update on back injury, UFC debut

After Mickey Gall won his UFC Fight Night 82 scrap against Mike Jackson, it was announced that Jackson would fight CM Punk in Punk’s UFC debut at UFC 200. Shortly after that, Punk announced that he had injured his back and would no longer be able to compete at UFC 200. While so far there...

Nov 10, 2015 11:52 am

Ronaldo and his Brazilian agency part ways with UFC over ‘unfair’ treatment of fighters

Soccer icon Ronaldo Nazario de Lima and his 9ine Sports & Entertainment company have announced that they will no longer be working with the UFC due to “arbitrarily” changing its sponsorship funding rules and fighter remuneration. The marketing company that the retired soccer star is President of, spent the last few years building up stars...

Oct 18, 2015 5:16 pm

UFC Fighters react to “GGG” vs. Lemieux

The worlds of mixed martial arts and boxing clash often, but it usually is not in a positive manner. The debate of which combat sport is superior takes center stage, but it’s not always negative! UFC fighters took to social media on Saturday night when they watched Gennady Golovkin dominate in Madison Square Garden last...

Sep 29, 2015 6:48 am

UFC Fighters React To Rich Franklin’s Retirement

On Monday, former UFC middleweight champion Rich ‘Ace’ Franklin decided to officially announce his retirement. Franklin is a legend in the sport, known as the guy who went from being a high school match teacher to a UFC champion. The guy who earned his nickname, ‘Ace’, for his uncanny resemblance of actor Jim Carrey, went...

Sep 11, 2015 12:01 am

UFC Octagon Girl Instagram Roundup

Happy Friday! Yes it’s the end of the work week for most and the start of a weekend, a weekend full of doing a lot or maybe even doing nothing. Every Friday we do our best to get you all caught up on the action going on with UFC octagon girls, from all around the...

Sep 10, 2015 7:07 am

UFC Fighters React To The Premiere Of TUF: McGregor vs. Faber

  On Wednesday the new season of The Ultimate Fighter premiered, featuring Team Conor McGregor vs. Team Urijah Faber, or Team Europe vs. Team USA. We were introduced to the coaches and of course got that McGregor banter. Faber brought in some humor as well, which was refreshing because it wasn’t all about McGregor talking...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

UFC Fighters React To CM Punk-Pendred Beef, And They’re Taking Sides

If you haven’t heard, UFC fighters CM Punk and Cathal Pendred got into a bit of a spat on Twitter yesterday. The back and forth got pretty ugly, with Punk shaming Pendred for not making as much money as he has and Pendred calling him an actor who wants to try and fight. Needless to...

Aug 2, 2015 9:13 am

Celebrities Congratulate Ronda Rousey on her “UFC 190” Win

Celebrities and athletes from around the world blew Twitter up after they watched Ronda Rousey send Bethe Correia crashing to the mat face-first at “UFC 190”. Everybody from Will Smith to Lil Wayne took to social media to congratulate the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion! The female version of #miketyson @RondaRousey @ufc @#UFC190 #UFCRio — Will...

Jul 14, 2015 4:34 pm

Frank Mir: ‘The UFC Told Me Lesnar Was Coming Back’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been busy preparing for his UFC Fight Night 71 main-event bout with Todd Duffee. Mir, who is coming off a knockout win over “Bigfoot” Silva, recently revealed an interesting story to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani while in attendance at Sunday’s TUF 21 Finale event. According to the heavyweight submission...

Jul 6, 2015 2:17 pm

UFC Fighters React to Gilbert Melendez’s Failed Drug Test

UFC confirmed on Monday afternoon that lightweight Gilbert Melendez has been suspended for a year due to a failed UFC 188 post fight drug test. In an official statement released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, they stated that his urine sample came back positive for “exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites”. UFC fighters took to social...

Jul 5, 2015 5:55 am

UFC Fighters Celebrate Independence Day In Style

Yesterday was Independence Day and fighters of the UFC made sure to be wearing their red, white, and blue. Fighters from Dan Henderson to flyweight Ian McCall shared their patriotism with the world and showed off their pride in style! Check out these pictures below of fighters celebrating the holiday. Happy 4th! Be safe #america...

Jun 26, 2015 4:44 pm

UFC’s Lorenzo Fertitta Releases Statement On Failed MMA Bill

Well, another year and MMA is still illegal in New York. There was a lot of steam and positive feelings built up and ultimately it was the same old same old. The MMA bill did not get passed. Obviously everyone pulling for it is disappointed, including UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. We heard from...

Jun 26, 2015 10:21 am

UFC Officials React To New York’s Failed Attempt At MMA In 2015

Once again, MMA fails in New York. The bill to get that sport legalized in the Big Apple did not get passed yesterday and needless to say, UFC officials weren’t very happy. Especially UFC president Dana White who took to Twitter to call out the ‘corrupt’ politicians. There was a lot of positive vibes floating around,...

Jun 17, 2015 9:38 am

REACTIONS! UFC Fighters React To The 2015 NBA Finals

Check out how the MMA world reacted to the NBA finals last night. The Golden State Warriors were victorious and are now the champions, hooray. UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic is a huge Cavaliers fan, so things didn’t really go his way, but still he managed to find the positive. Someone should probably have a conversation...