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Jul 12, 2016 3:30 pm

Urijah Faber returns to the Octagon at UFC 203

Following Urijah Faber’s UFC 199 unanimous decision loss to Dominick Cruz in June, the bantamweight veteran was noncommittal about his future in the sport. This week, Fox Sports broke news that Faber would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 203 in Cleveland on September 10th to fight Jimmie Rivera. Rivera is 19-1 in his...

Jul 12, 2016 2:12 pm

Report: Dana White’s new pay structure incentivized for net profits

UFC President Dana White is looking to make a lot of money with his new pay structure that was recently reported by ESPN. White, who owned 9% of the UFC is estimated to be getting around $360 million dollars in the $4 billion purchase of the UFC by WME-IMG. On top of that, ESPN reports...

Jul 12, 2016 1:12 pm

Chuck Liddell bashes Jon Jones: ‘Don’t be crying, you know you took something’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell didn’t feel any pity for Jon Jones when he began crying at his press conference addressing the media about his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. Liddell spoke with MMA Mania about how he believes that Jones knowingly took banned substances, which resulted in the failed drug tests. “Don’t be...


Jul 12, 2016 12:03 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey: “I’m fine not being perfect”

Since being knocked out by Holly Holm back in November, there has been much talk of a potential Ronda Rousey return to the Octagon. The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has reportedly been training at an acting school in California as of late, leading many to doubt whether she’ll actually return to the Octagon. Reebok...

Jul 12, 2016 12:00 pm

Jon Jones slips by probation violation with failed USADA drug test results

Jon Jones remains on probation for his stint with the law when he left the scene of an accident in 2015. Jones was last arrested in March for violating his probation after receiving traffic violations in Albuquerque, New Mexico. With Jones’ recent potential USADA violation, TMZ reports that “a rep for the Bernalillo County DA’s...

Jul 12, 2016 11:20 am

VIDEO | Ben Askren roasts Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone for his comments about Daniel Cormier

Ranked UFC lightweight and welterweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and ONE Championship welterweight champ Ben Askren are similar in that both never hold back in speaking their mind. However, their views on fighting styles could not be more different. Cerrone was recently put under the microscope for his critical comments made on Daniel Cormier’s performance against...

Jul 12, 2016 10:43 am

UFC 200 salary report: Brock Lesnar sets new record for highest disclosed payout

UFC 200 saw an absolutely stacked event card from beginning to end and the monumental pay-per-view event is likely the biggest payout in UFC history because of that. Brock Lesnar took home the biggest check with his disclosed payout of $2.5 million, setting a new record for the highest disclosed payout in UFC history. Prior...

Jul 12, 2016 10:21 am

“Grateful” Jon Jones returns to Albuquerque, posts message of positivity

With just two days to go until UFC 200, former UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Jones appeared at a press conference, where he addressed the situation and fielded questions from media members regarding the potential violation. During the course of the presser,...

Jul 12, 2016 10:14 am

UFC 200 rankings update

This past weekend, the UFC held its 200th Pay-Per View event. The historic UFC 200 event went down at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and played host to a number of incredible bouts. Understandably so, the fights shook up the UFC’s official rankings. In addition, Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 for his...

Jul 12, 2016 9:58 am

PHOTO | Newly crowned champion Amanda Nunes sleeps with UFC belt

Saturday night in Las Vegas, Amanda Nunes and Miesha Tate stepped in the Octagon to square off in the UFC 200 headlining bout. Nunes went on to shock the world as she rocked Tate in the first round, and then proceeded to submit the champ to win the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. The newly crowned...

Jul 12, 2016 9:43 am

UFC founder Rorion Gracie on UFC sale: ‘I may have done the same thing’

In the wake of the biggest event in the history of the UFC this past weekend at UFC 200, it was announced that the UFC had been sold to WME-IMG for $4 billion. Understandably so, the MMA community went wild reacting to the news of the promotions sale. In the wake of the news, UFC...

Jul 12, 2016 9:30 am

VIDEO | Fan attempts to show Cain Velasquez spinning back kick

At UFC 200 this past weekend, Cain Velasquez made his triumphant return to the Octagon. The fight was Velasquez’ first since losing his heavyweight championship to Fabricio Werdum last year. During the historic UFC 200 card, Velasquez knocked out Travis Browne in the first round of their pivotal heavyweight scrap. One of the most memorable...

Jul 12, 2016 9:22 am

Brock Lesnar “absolutely” open to rematch with Cain Velasquez

At UFC 200, both Brock Lesnar, and Cain Velasquez returned to the Octagon. For Lesnar, the return was a much more difficult one, with it being nearly 5 years since the former heavyweight champion stepped inside the Octagon. For Velasquez on the other hand, it was the first time he set foot inside the Octagon...

Jul 12, 2016 9:07 am

CM Punk blasts “p***y” athletes using PEDs

While CM Punk won’t make his UFC debut until September 10th at UFC 203, the former WWE champion has continued to make MMA headlines. In the wake of Jon Jones’ failed out-of-competition drug test that saw him pulled from UFC 200, CM Punk has some very harsh words regarding all professional athletes who use performance...

Jul 12, 2016 8:58 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt open to Brock Lesnar rematch

In the co-main event of UFC 200, former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returned to the Octagon after nearly a 5 year layoff. Lesnar successfully defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision, utilizing his wrestling to successfully take Hunt down several times in the fight. Following the fight, TMZ caught up with Mark Hunt to discuss the...

Jul 12, 2016 8:38 am

UFC 200 medical suspensions

Saturday night in Las Vegas, the historic UFC 200 event took place at the T-Mobile Arena. The event was a spectacular one, with Amanda Nunes pulling off the upset over Miesha Tate, Brock Lesnar triumphantly returning to the Octagon, and Jose Aldo being crowned the interim featherweight champion, to name just a few of the...

Jul 12, 2016 8:24 am

Robbie Lawler explains how UFC sale will affect him

With the UFC’s sale becoming official earlier this week, many are wondering how the fighters will be impacted by the change in ownership. While this is certainly a transition period, UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, who fights Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 on July 30th, doesn’t foresee the change in ownership having any sort of...

Jul 12, 2016 2:10 am

UFC President Dana White talks about how his job changes with the sale of the UFC

UFC President Dana White will no longer have his good friend and partner Lorenzo Fertitta by his side while working on anything UFC for much longer. With WME | IMG’s $4 billion purchase of the UFC from Zuffa, Fertitta will be stepping down as CEO and White will continue working as the UFC President and...

Jul 11, 2016 3:25 pm

Chael Sonnen claims Jon Jones tested positive for estrogen blockers

Devastating news shook the world of MMA when it was revealed that Jon Jones was flagged by USADA for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation just days ahead of his light heavyweight title fight against champion Daniel Cormier. Jones and his team arranged a press conference last Thursday to address the situation, but nothing has been...

Jul 11, 2016 2:49 pm

Jon Jones’ manager says Jones missed eight-figure payday from UFC 200

With USADA flagging Jon Jones for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, he was pulled from his title fight versus Daniel Cormier and missed out on his opportunity to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts. Jones tested positive for two banned substances and missed out not only on possibly putting an end to his rivalry with...

Jul 11, 2016 1:59 pm

Mark Hunt issues statement after being beaten by Brock Lesnar at UFC 200

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt wasn’t able to overcome Brock Lesnar in his return to the Octagon at UFC 200. Lesnar was able to implement his wrestling to repeatedly take Hunt to the ground and control him, delivering his signature ground and pound throughout the fight. Hunt took to Instagram on Monday to address fans and...

Jul 11, 2016 12:47 pm

New UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez roasts Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor

Eddie Alvarez made a big statement in his UFC lightweight championship performance last week, dismantling Rafael dos Anjos in the very first round. While speaking with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of “The MMA Hour,” Alvarez had some words for UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz who will be cashing in on another...

Jul 11, 2016 12:44 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘Oh you accidentally took an Advil that had steroids in it?’

UFC superstar Nate Diaz is very vocal about PED use in mixed martial arts. With the news of Jon Jones being flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for a potential Anti-Doping violation, the issue of steroids was brought up with Diaz in a recent interview on “The Buzzer.” “No one ever says what people get...

Jul 11, 2016 11:26 am

Frankie Edgar addresses his UFC 200 loss to Jose Aldo

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar suffered a unanimous decision loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 200 over the weekend in a fight that crowned Aldo with the UFC interim featherweight title. Edgar, who was coming off a hot five-fight win streak suffered his last loss to Aldo back in 2013. Edgar was confident going...