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May 26, 2016 4:20 pm

Cody Garbrandt involved in brief scuffle with Thomas Almeida’s team

This Sunday in Las Vegas, two of the UFC’s brightest bantamweight prospects will square off in a pivotal matchup as undefeated prospects Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 88. Prior to that however, Garbrandt was involved in a brief scuffle with Almeida’s team at the hotel...

May 26, 2016 1:10 pm

VIDEO | The knockout power of Jeremy Stephens

UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens is set to welcome former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao to the 145-pound division at UFC Fight Night 88. Stephens, who has come down from 155-pounds will look to make a statement over the former champion and has the capability to do so in devastating fashion. With 16 of his 24...

May 26, 2016 12:48 pm

Matt Brown vs. Jake Ellenberger set for UFC 201

With a newly signed 8-fight UFC contract, Matt Brown will be returning to the Octagon sooner rather than later following his UFC 198 loss to Demian Maia earlier this month. He will be facing Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201 on July 30th in Atlanta Georgia in a pivotal welterweight showdown according to Brett Okamoto. Brown’s...

May 26, 2016 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Holy slow-motion sumo slam

Here’s a little flashback to the 2013 US Sumo Open match between 346-pound Byambajav “Byamba” Ulambayar and 410-pound Kelly “Big Tree” Gneiting that took place in Los Angeles. Close to 4,000 people were in attendance for the ground shaking event as “Byamba” captured the gold medal for the 7th consecutive year. To get a grasp...


May 26, 2016 12:00 pm

Despite being UFC heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic isn’t quitting his day job

Stipe Miocic realized his dream of becoming UFC heavyweight champion when he knocked out Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Despite his new status and a UFC champion’s paycheck, Miocic hasn’t left his job as a Valley View fireman and paramedic in Cleveland, Ohio. Miocic posted a photo to his Facebook page saying,...

May 26, 2016 11:20 am

PHOTO | John Wayne Parr says there is no such thing as ‘playing Muay Thai’

Dana White is famous for saying, “Do you want to be a fighter?” Martial arts comes with its risks, but fighters who are aspiring to reach their goals have to bite down and assume those risks. Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr posted a crazy photo of his friend Ryan Doyle after getting surgery to...

May 26, 2016 11:08 am

Matt Brown signs new UFC contract

Top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown is coming off a 3rd round submission loss to Demian Maia earlier this month at UFC 198, but will likely be looking to return to the Octagon sooner rather than later with his newly signed contract. The contract is for 8 fights, and according to a recent social media...

May 26, 2016 10:55 am

SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh dropping knowledge

Straight Blast Gym head coach John Kavanagh is a rather active social media user. While his prized pupil Conor McGregor has caught quite a bit of criticism since his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz in March, Kavanagh has taken to social media with some wisdom for his followers. Money will help but it won't...

May 26, 2016 10:30 am

PHOTO | Rory MacDonald brings in ‘Karate Expert’ for bout with Stephen Thompson

UFC welterweight contenders Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson are set for battle at UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on June 18. MacDonald and head coach Firas Zahabi have brought in some help to train for their fight with Thompson, who comes from a karate background. Zahabi posted the following photo to twitter...

May 26, 2016 10:26 am

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre training with boxing greats

There has been quite a bit of speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon. While many initially expected GSP to return to the Octagon for UFC 200, there were several bumps in the road along the way, mainly the UFC’s deal with Reebok. Despite that,...

May 26, 2016 10:19 am

Frankie Edgar gives prediction for Conor McGregor’s future

When it comes to UFC featherweight star Conor McGregor, one thing is certain, you never know what he’s going to do next. After winning the UFC featherweight championship in December at UFC 194 by knocking out Jose Aldo, McGregor looked to move up to lightweight to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship. When...

May 26, 2016 9:41 am

Odds open for Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem at UFC 203

The UFC announced on Wednesday that newly crowned heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will defend his title for the first time against Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 203. The event takes place in Miocic’s hometown of Cleveland, Ohio in the Q Arena. Nick Kalikas of MMAOddsBreaker.com opened up the betting lines with the...

May 26, 2016 9:40 am

VIDEO | Doctor gets into street fight, poops his pants

Odd is probably the best term that you can label this video. This YouTube video that has gone viral on the Internet shows a man, which the video describes as a “doctor” getting into a street fight with another fellow. Things take an ugly turn when the “doctor” manages to get a nice takedown on...

May 26, 2016 9:09 am

Frankie Edgar blasts “delusional” Jose Aldo

Ahead of UFC 200 on July 9th, it appears as though Frankie Edgar has had enough of Jose Aldo’s trash talk. The pair are currently slated to fight on the main card in an interim featherweight championship fight, with the winner facing Conor McGregor at a later date. Recently, Edgar stated that he felt Aldo...

May 26, 2016 9:02 am

Jacare defends Michael Bisping, gives prediction for UFC 199

After Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 title fight against Luke Rockhold due to a neck injury, there was much speculation as to whether Michael Bisping or Jacare Souza would get the nod to fight for the middleweight championship on short notice. Ultimately, it was revealed that Jacare would need to undergo knee surgery...

May 26, 2016 8:51 am

Nate Diaz blasts Donald Cerrone

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor were supposed to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th, however McGregor was ultimately pulled from the event for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. While UFC President Dana White initially stated that Diaz would remain on the card, he was then pulled from the July...

May 26, 2016 3:58 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz snapchats random drug test

According to Nick Diaz's snapchat it appears he's had a random drug test. pic.twitter.com/eS944PumAI — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) May 25, 2016 Nick Diaz will be eligible to compete in mixed martial arts again in August after his suspension for testing positive for marijuana is up. If he is intending to fight soon, he will likely...

May 26, 2016 3:36 am

Let’s talk Nate Diaz vs. Floyd Mayweather

Nate Diaz has got some great boxing skills and made Conor McGregor crumble in their fight at UFC 196 with, yes, his boxing. While Diaz thinks the McGregor vs. Mayweather talk is all just a publicity stunt to build their respective fanbases, Diaz says he would beat down both McGregor and Mayweather on the same...

May 26, 2016 3:05 am

VIDEO | Kid lays the ultimate beatdown on a bully in school

Bullying is a big issue in school for kids growing up and can continue well on after grade school. UFC strawweight Paige VanZant says she and her family had to move because she was bullied so much in high school. Check out this video that has been buzzing on the Internet that shows a student...

May 26, 2016 2:48 am

Robbie Lawler vs. Georges St-Pierre at UFC 205 in New York?

Robbie Lawler has been the most successful UFC welterweight champion since Georges St-Pierre stepped away from the sport back in 2013. While the reports and rumors of “Rush” making his way back to fight in the Octagon keep popping up, another source very close to Georges has revealed some information regarding the former champion’s future....

May 25, 2016 9:45 pm

Mickey Gall gives update on status of fight with CM Punk

Back in 2014, it was revealed that the UFC had signed former WWE champion CM Punk, despite the pro wrestler having zero competitive MMA experience. After a lengthy search, UFC President Dana White discovered 1-0 amateur MMA fighter Mickey Gall during his “Dana White: Lookin’ For A Fight” web series. The pair were initially supposed...

May 25, 2016 9:17 pm

Nate Diaz’s bold proclamation about Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor

While Conor McGregor’s next opponent was initially supposed to be Nate Diaz, after McGregor was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations, talks of a potential boxing match with Floyd Mayweather quickly picked up steam. Now, the reports have gone so far as to reveal that McGregor & Mayweather will have...

May 25, 2016 8:53 pm

Cole Miller receives new opponent for UFC 199

Earlier this week, unfortunate news surfaced that BJ Penn had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller after he voluntarily disclosed that he used an IV back in March. Given that Penn and Miller were slated to be the headlining preliminary card fight, many assumed that Miller would receive a new...

May 25, 2016 5:24 pm

Nate Diaz: Conor McGregor is ‘artificial’

Nate Diaz is sitting at the top of the UFC with the promotion’s biggest draw, Conor McGregor, “obsessed” with fighting him in a rematch. Diaz spoke with Ariel Helwani on a special edition of The MMA Hour on Wednesday to discuss a variety of topics that included Nate Diaz’s position on the business of fighting...

May 25, 2016 2:32 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘F*** you, pay me motherf*****’

Nate Diaz sounds like he has figured out the business side to fighting in the UFC. After winning the biggest fight of his career against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a non-title welterweight fight bout at UFC 196, Diaz received the biggest payday of his career. Diaz spoke with Ariel Helwani on a special...

May 25, 2016 2:00 pm

Nate Diaz weighs in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

While Conor McGregor has never competed in a professional boxing match, there has been quite a bit of talk regarding a boxing match against legendary prizefighter Floyd Mayweather. While the fight was initially regarded as a publicity stunt, reports have since emerged that the fight will go down in September, leading many to wonder whether...

May 25, 2016 12:14 pm

Diego Brandao suspended 9 months, fined 30% of purse for failed drug test

Diego Brandao recently found himself as a free agent in the MMA market after he was arrested for aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and assault with a deadly weapon last month. Prior to that however, Brandao was submitted by Brian Ortega back at UFC 195. Following the fight, Brandao failed a drug test when he tested...