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Jun 19, 2016 10:13 am

Chris Weidman: “GSP looking for an easy fight against Bisping”

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman wants a shot at newly crowned title holder Michael Bisping. “The Count” is call the shots however, and has told Weidman he is not next in line. Weidman spoke about the reality that Michael Bisping is now the UFC’s middleweight champion during a fan Q&A at UFC Ottawa: “I...

Jun 18, 2016 10:37 am

Anthony Johnson reportedly out of July 23rd right with Glover Teixeira

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday afternoon that light heavyweight title contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had withdrawn from his ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ scrap against Glover Teixeira on July 23rd. Ariel Helwani broke the news via Twitter, which didn’t give a reason for Johnson’s withdrawal. So far there has been no word yet on whether or not...

Jun 18, 2016 9:17 am

PHOTOS | Michael Bisping brings middleweight championship to Manchester

Michael Bisping has been on cloud 9 since winning the UFC middleweight championship against Luke Rockhold earlier this month in the main event of UFC 199. Bisping stepped in on just 2 weeks notice for Chris Weidman, who was forced out of the bout with a neck injury, and ultimately knocked out Luke Rockhold in...

Jun 14, 2016 10:32 pm

Frankie Edgar continues verbal onslaught on Conor McGregor

Since Conor McGregor signed to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title at UFC 196 in the beginning of the year, which ultimately turned into a welterweight fight against Nate Diaz, there has been much speculation as to whether or not McGregor will return to featherweight. With McGregor vs. Diaz II set for UFC...


Jun 11, 2016 5:42 pm

Jacare Souza believes he’s next in line for a title shot

When Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 scrap with Luke Rockhold with just two weeks to go until fight night, many believed Jacare Souza would step-in on short notice to fight Rockhold. Unfortunately for Souza, he was forced to undergo surgery for a torn meniscus, and was unable to take the fight. Michael Bisping...

Jun 11, 2016 10:28 am

Chris Weidman taunts Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson over potential rematch

Although Chris Weidman was forced to withdraw from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship, Weidman has managed to keep his name in the headlines. After Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold this past weekend to claim the UFC middleweight championship, Weidman wasted no time in attempting to secure a title...

Jun 5, 2016 10:04 am

Pros react to Michael Bisping’s KO victory over Luke Rockhold

Michael Bisping was able to shock the mixed martial arts world yesterday in Los Angeles by scoring a first-round knockout victory over Luke Rockhold to claim the UFC’s middleweight championship. “The Count”, who took yesterday’s title fight on just two weeks notice, was able to catch Luke Rockhold with a couple of big left hands...

May 22, 2016 4:42 pm

RIZIN CEO: Conor McGregor would do fantastic in Japan

RIZIN CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara believes that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be a huge draw if he fought in Japan. The former PRIDE FC boss told MMAFighting.com that both Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey would be huge draws if they fought in Japan. His words: “He would do fantastic,” Sakakibara said through an...

May 19, 2016 9:17 am

Rodrigo Botti tells his side of incident with Matt Brown

At UFC 198, fights didn’t just take place inside the cage. Top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown was hit in the head multiple times on his walkout to the Octagon. In addition, Brown was then hit in the back of the head in the hotel lobby the next morning. The man, who was revealed to...

May 15, 2016 7:24 pm

Fighters react to Stipe Miocic’s knockout victory over Fabricio Werdum

Stipe Miocic silenced the crowd in Curitiba, Brazil on Saturday night, this after he knocked hometown hero Fabricio Werdum out cold with one punch in the first-round of their UFC 198 main event title fight. The fight-ending right hand Miocic delivered to the chin of Werdum earned Stipe the UFC’s coveted heavyweight championship. Here is...

May 15, 2016 6:53 pm

Alistair Overeem sends a warning to new champ Stipe Miocic

Stipe Miocic earned the “baddest man on the planet” title last night at UFC 198, this after he knocked Fabricio Werdum out cold in the opening round to claim the UFC’s coveted heavyweight championship. Shortly after Miocic’s championship win, number one contender Alistair Overeem took to Twitter with the following messages for Stipe: @stipemiocicufc congrats...

May 11, 2016 10:24 am

Conor McGregor’s teammate calls out BJ Penn

The UFC is searching for a new opponent for UFC Hall of Fame legend and former two-time UFC champ BJ Penn for a UFC 199 bout on June 4. Penn’s originally scheduled opponent, Dennis Siver, pulled out of the fight due to suffering an injury. Now, with just over three weeks out from the fight,...

May 2, 2016 9:07 am

Conor McGregor says he will “school” Nate Diaz in a rematch

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor took to his Twitter today where he poked shots at Nate Diaz, the man who defeated him via submission at UFC 196. I love it! Adapt and overcome.I am coming in light and lean for my rematch and I will school this boy to the bell. https://t.co/MjEwxokIYK — Conor McGregor...

Apr 29, 2016 9:28 am

Rafael dos Anjos unimpressed with Khabib Nurmagomedov

While Rafael dos Anjos is currently the UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov holds a win over dos Anjos, something ‘The Eagle’ hasn’t been quick to let RDA forget. Nurmagomedov had been sidelined for two years before his return to the Octagon earlier this month at UFC on FOX 19, where he defeated UFC newcomer Darrell...

Apr 20, 2016 10:59 am

Georges St-Pierre interested in superfights, not titles

There has been much speculation as to whether or not Georges St-Perre will be returning to the Octagon. The former welterweight kingpin has been training, however there’s been no word yet on whether or not he will be returning to the Octagon. With Conor McGregor retiring yesterday, and subsequently being pulled from his UFC 200...

Apr 19, 2016 4:45 pm

Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor’s retirement

Early Tuesday morning Conor McGregor stunned the MMA world as he announced his retirement from MMA. While at first many believed that the featherweight champ’s Tweet was a joke, sources confirmed that McGregor was indeed serious about retiring. It didn’t take long for his coach, John Kavanagh, to confirm the news via Twitter. Understandably so,...

Apr 17, 2016 11:38 am

Photo | Diego Brandao mug shot

News surfaced late Saturday evening that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao had been arrested and charged with aggravated battery and 3 counts of aggravated assault according to ABQJournal. Brandao was involved in a verbal dispute with a DJ at a strip club called ‘Knockouts’. Brandao left the club, and was later denied re-entry due to the...

Apr 16, 2016 7:32 pm

Tony Ferguson unimpressed by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s win

On the main card of UFC on FOX 19, Khabib Nurmagomedov made his impressive return to the Octagon after two years away from the sport. ‘The Eagle’ faced UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher after Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson was forced out of the fight nearly a week before fight night. After Nurmagomedov’s win over Horcher, Ferguson...

Mar 29, 2016 2:24 pm

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ arrest

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is in trouble with the law once again. However, Jones is claiming this incident is the result of a lying Albuquerque police officer. On Monday, it was revealed in a police officer body cam video that the former champ was given five traffic citations from an Albuquerque police...

Mar 23, 2016 1:57 am

Thrilled members from the MMA community react to New York’s MMA legalization

Tuesday was a historic day for sports. New York was the last state in the U.S. to have MMA outlawed, and the process to have that changed started on Tuesday when a bill to change the laws and regulate MMA in New York passed with a 113-25 vote. The bill now awaits the governer’s signature...

Mar 21, 2016 11:39 am

MMA community reacts to Mark Hunt’s walk-off KO over Frank Mir

Mark Hunt delivered another one of his signature walk-off knockouts at UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. Hunt landed a thudding blow to former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir that sent him to the canvas. Hunt knew he didn’t need to follow up with more strikes seeing that Mir was out...

Mar 21, 2016 10:53 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar lambastes Conor McGregor with an absolutely amazing call out

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is on his campaign for a fight against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Although Edgar was previously told he would get his second shot at the featherweight title, “The Answer” has yet to get his hands on “The Notorious.” Check out this video made in support of team Edgar...

Mar 12, 2016 3:39 pm

Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone 2?

Since losing his octagon debut to Donald Cerrone via decision at UFC 178 in September of 2014, former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) has put together back-to-back victories over top contenders and former MMA champions Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis inside of the octagon. The 32-year-old took to Twitter where he asked “who is...

Mar 10, 2016 10:18 pm

VIDEO | New Nate Diaz highlight video may be the best one we have ever seen

“Conor McGregor, you’re taking everything I worked for, mother f*cker. I’m gonna fight your fu*king ass. You know what’s the real fight, what’s the real money fight? Me. Not these clowns that you already punked at the press conference. Ain’t nobody wants to see that. You know you can beat them already. It’s an easy...

Feb 27, 2016 7:43 pm

MMA world reacts to Michael Bisping’s win over Anderson Silva

Saturday afternoon in London, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva went to war over the course of 5 rounds. Ultimately, Bisping was awarded the unanimous decision win. Immediately, Twitter went wild with reactions from fighters in awe of Bisping’s impressive win over arguably the greatest fighter of all time. Below you can see a compilation of...

Feb 3, 2016 11:47 am

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan says Ronda Rousey ‘could still box with anybody in the world’

It has been made apparent that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has not watched her fight against Holly Holm yet. According to her coach Edmond Tarverdyan, she may never watch her own knockout loss. Tarverdyan spoke with ESPN recently on his critics and their gameplan versus pride in their match with Holly Holm...

Feb 2, 2016 9:45 am

Benson Henderson gets immediate Bellator MMA title shot on April 22nd

Earlier this week it was announced that former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson had signed with Bellator MMA rather than re-signing with the UFC given that his contract was up. Henderson released a statement via his website announcing his signing, which included a ‘thank you’ to UFC President Dana White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta....