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Dec 28, 2016 9:39 am

Ben Rothwell: Cain Velasquez used media to get himself pulled from UFC 207

Unfortunate news surfaced this past weekend that former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had been pulled form his scheduled UFC 207 fight with Fabricio Werdum on December 30th after failing an extra pre-fight medical screening following news of a back injury he endured during training camp. Velasquez had been very open about the fact that...

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...

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...

Oct 26, 2016 2:27 pm

REPORT: Nick Diaz offered UFC 206 title fight with Michael Bisping

MMA veteran Nick Diaz is no stranger to big fights inside the cage. In just his second pro fight, Diaz won the IFC United States welterweight championship by defeating Chris Lytle. Over the course of the neck 15 years, Diaz went on to win the WEC championship, as well as the Strikeforce welterweight championship. With...

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...

Sep 10, 2016 11:02 am

Fabricio Werdum on UFC 203 fight: “I need this victory”

Earlier this year, the MMA community was left stunned as UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum was knocked out cold by Stipe Miocic, who landed a spectacular counter-punch that knocked out Werdum. Tonight at UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio, ‘Vai Calvao’ will have the opportunity to return to the win column and potentially earn himself a...

Jul 11, 2016 10:37 am

MMA community reacts to the sale of the UFC

A new chapter in the book of sports started on Monday when the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale and the MMA community reacted in different ways. Here is...

May 20, 2016 7:46 pm

UFC asking fans to vote for ‘Greatest Fighter of All Time’

The UFC has a poll out and is asking fans to help decide who should be ranked as the “Greatest Fighter of All Time.” Our namesake BJ Penn has made it on the list, and also includes other UFC greats such as Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, and newer names such as Conor McGregor just to...

May 18, 2016 10:19 am

Luke Rockhold gets new opponent for UFC 199

With former middleweight champion Chris Weidman pulling out of his title rematch against the champion Luke Rockhold due to an injury, the UFC has been working on getting a new opponent to replace Weidman at UFC 199. UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter that Michael Bisping will get a rematch with Luke...

Apr 13, 2016 10:40 am

UFC waiting to book Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey II?

Holly Holm, like many, was shocked to find out that the UFC had opted to not book a rematch between herself and Miesha Tate for UFC 200 after their close fight in the co-main event of UFC 196. Holm’s camp accused Tate of declining a rematch with Holm in order to take an easier fight...

Mar 19, 2016 8:44 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Nate Diaz afterparty following UFC 196 win

[ooyala code=”ZyMmw2MjE6Z_1D5GZznVy48NY1kuVotp” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Following his spectacular win over Conor McGregor at UFC 196, Nate Diaz and the rest of the Diaz Brothers crew headed to the club to celebrate his win over the featherweight champ. Above you can see footage of Diaz at the afterparty immediately following the win! In the...

Mar 2, 2016 6:45 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Conor McGregor UFC 196 open workout

[ooyala code=”NvdGdpMTE6-D3i-APdgdWLUcxGUD82xw” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] With just days left until UFC 196, the anticipation is building for Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz’ welterweight showdown on March 5th. Ahead of their scheduled bout, both men took center stage in front of fans for their ‘UFC 196 open workout’. You can see the footage of...

Feb 25, 2016 5:09 pm

Exclusive Video | UFC 196 press conference – Diaz Brothers cam

[ooyala code=”twazJhMTE6f2vF6xOnfB06XTJjz13yuL” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Wednesday the UFC held the first UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz press conference in anticipation of their welterweight scrap on March 5th. The event was of course a heated one, with both fighters throwing verbal blows at one another. The big moment of the press conference...

Feb 23, 2016 1:41 pm

Nate Diaz Highlights: Next Stop, Las Vegas – UFC 196

[ooyala code=”42M2lneTpfbQSJRvQGtAAkTjY137m7Q8″ player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] With Nate Diaz getting the call to face Conor Mcgregor at UFC 196, fight fans and analysts around are clamoring for this main-event matchup. The Stockton native had a successful outing in his last performance against Michael “The Menace” Johnson, targeting Johnson with 157 strikes to earn the...

Jan 21, 2016 8:25 am

WATCH! Holm discusses potential Rousey rematch ahead of UFC 197

[ooyala code=”VjdXRiMDE6W5k6r21WKR_5Z8jm1wUAeQ” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] At UFC 197 Holly Holm will look to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship for the first time as she fights Miesha Tate in the co-main event of the highly anticipated event. At the UFC 197 Press Conference yesterday, Holm was asked about when a rematch with Ronda...

Jan 20, 2016 11:02 am

Exclusive Video | Max Holloway discusses the return of BJ Penn, and ‘UFC Hawaii’ card

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Dec 21, 2015 8:28 am

UFC fighter Julianna Pena arrested

A UFC women’s bantamweight fighter has been arrested after allegedly fighting outside of a bar early Sunday morning. 26-year-old Julianna Pena, winner of season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter was arrested and charged with two counts of assault by the Spokane Police Department in Washington. In a report from MMA Fighting, Cpl. Jordan Ferguson of...

Dec 19, 2015 9:29 am

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz draws himself on the UFC on FOX 17 poster

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Dec 15, 2015 8:16 am

UFC 194 medical suspensions: McGregor potentially out 6 months

This past Saturday Conor McGregor made history as he ended the nearly 10 year reign of Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds to claim the UFC featherweight championship. In addition, Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Unfortunately, both fighters are now facing potential 6 month layoffs. The full medical suspension...

Dec 11, 2015 9:04 am

Exclusive Video | MMA Pro Fighter Rockhold talks UFC 194 preparation

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Nov 30, 2015 9:08 am

UFC answers back to Jon Jones’ ‘100 percent inaccurate’ statement

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones recently went into great detail with MMA Fighting about the issues that came along with his hit-and-run accident in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jones said in the in-depth interview that he told the UFC that he did not want to go on with his scheduled title defense fight at...

Nov 18, 2015 11:15 am

UFC champ advises Ronda Rousey take ‘a year or so’ to prepare for Holly Holm rematch

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has already stated that former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has some holes in her game to work on. With Rousey’s announced plans to take time off, her planned six-month break from fighting won’t be enough to prepare her for a rematch with Holm, according to Cormier who spoke...

Nov 11, 2015 5:40 pm

Exclusive video | Rousey working the double end bag ahead of UFC 193

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Oct 6, 2015 8:42 am

UFC’s ‘Looking Into’ Unprofessional Ranking Panelist, Fighters Want Him Removed

If you missed a big story from yesterday, here’s a quick rundown. So as I’m sure you’ve heard, the scheduled co-main event for UFC 192, between welterweights Tyron Woodley and Johny Hendricks, was canceled the day before because of issues stemming from Hendricks’ weight cut. He ended up getting an intestinal blockage and a kidney...

Sep 25, 2015 3:43 pm

‘Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis’ Results

On Friday night Bellator MMA returns with another event full of what are sure to be exciting fights. In the main event we will find out who the next bantamweight title challenger is when former champ Joe Warren takes on L.C. Davis. In the co-main we might just see the fight of the night between...