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Jul 6, 2016 10:38 pm

John Kavanagh wonders “what if?” after Jon Jones pulled from UFC 200

While the MMA community is currently in a frenzy right now regarding Jon Jones being pulled from his UFC 200 main event bout against Daniel Cormier due to a USADA anti-doping violation, SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh took to Twitter to raise an interesting question. Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II was supposed to...

Jul 6, 2016 10:33 pm

UFC releases statement on Jon Jones’ ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

Shocking news broke on Wednesday when the UFC revealed that current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 unification title fight versus the UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The announcement was made during a press conference held late Wednesday. After the press conference the UFC released the following...

Jul 6, 2016 10:27 pm

Dana White on Jon Jones: “There’s no telling what’s next”

With just days to go until his UFC 200 headlining bout against Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones was notified of a potential anti-doping violation, and was subsequently pulled from the fight. UFC President Dana white was quick to reveal that the fight was off, and Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt was now the main event for...

Jul 6, 2016 10:21 pm

Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200: “This one stung”

Late Wednesday evening news broke that pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 after he was notified of a potential anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test back in June. It was quickly announced that the fight was off the card, and that Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt was the...


Jul 6, 2016 8:47 pm

Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier off UFC 200, Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt new main event

The UFC light heavyweight championship bout between UFC interim champion Jon Jones and champion Daniel Cormier has been scrapped from the historical UFC 200 event this Saturday due to Jones being flagged for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” UFC was notified that USADA has flagged Jon Jones for a potential anti-doping policy violation. — FOX...

Jul 6, 2016 8:40 pm

Brock Lesnar on title run: “Never say never. We’ll see”

On Saturday, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after nearly 5 years away from the UFC. Lesnar will be facing #8 ranked heavyweight Mark Hunt, who is widely believed to be a legend of the sport. Hunt will be entering the fight on a 2-fight win streak that has seen...

Jul 6, 2016 7:51 pm

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon & Diego Sanchez share a special moment before UFC 200

Diego Sanchez & Joe Lauzon are known to be two of the biggest fan favorite fighters. In addition, whenever both men step into the Octagon, fans know that they are in for a treat. During fight-week, Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez gave a tandem interview, and had nothing but respect for one another. Check out...

Jul 6, 2016 7:40 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200 press conference staredowns

Wednesday afternoon, the UFC held the final UFC 200 press conference prior to the action Saturday night in Las Vegas. On hand for the event were: Cain Velasquez, Travis Browne, Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, Miesha Tate, Amanda Nunes, Brock Lesnar, Mark Hunt, Daniel Cormier, and Jon Jones. At the conclusion of the press conference, the...

Jul 6, 2016 1:21 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt face off during UFC 200 press conference

Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt are set to fight this Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 200 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fighters from the card were present for the UFC 200 pre-fight press conference and Lesnar and Hunt got to size one another up during their staredown at the end of the presser. The...

Jul 6, 2016 1:03 pm

On This Day: Anderson Silva knocked out for the first time in his professional career

Anderson Silva was the king of the UFC middleweight division for over six years, convincingly taking the belt from Rich Franklin at UFC 64. Silva would go on to defend his middleweight title 10 times, setting the record for the most consecutive title defenses in UFC history. Silva’s supremacy came to a stunning end when...

Jul 6, 2016 11:55 am

Lorenzo Fertitta & Dana White address latest UFC sale rumors

Lately the rumors of the UFC’s potential sale have heated up, with reports indicating that the UFC was sold for upwards of $4 billion. While the UFC brass had maintained silence in the media regarding the latest rumors, UFC President Dana White, and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta decided it was time to put the rumors...

Jul 6, 2016 11:52 am

Sage Northcutt shows off special edition UFC 200 fight gloves

Rising UFC star Sage Northcutt is in Las Vegas in preparation for UFC 200, which takes place this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. It looks like for the historical UFC event, they have made special edition fight gloves just for this fight card. Northcutt posted a photo with his UFC 200 special edition glove on...

Jul 6, 2016 11:13 am

UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer takes it all off for photo shoot

It’s Wednesday and a just in time for another memorable #WCW. UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer has a ton of fans from her time walking the Octagon between rounds and they will surely appreciate these photos that were just posted. Check out these hot photos of Palmer in a recent photo shoot for her new...

Jul 6, 2016 10:40 am

PHOTO | Brock Lesnar proudly representing Canada instead of America

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar was born and raised in Webster, South Dakota and went on to wrestle at the University of Minnesota, winning the NCAA division I heavyweight championship his senior year. Now, the WWE superstar lives in Canada on his farm in Maryfield, Saskatchewan and is representing Canada on his UFC Reebok...

Jul 6, 2016 10:18 am

PHOTO | Derrick Lewis takes ‘touch butt’ to a new level

UFC heavyweight Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis is known for his devastating knockout power and also for his wonderful sense of humor. Lewis is constantly putting up comical posts up through his social media channels and usually has something funny to say or do in his interviews. With the UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor being...

Jul 6, 2016 10:01 am

Frankie Edgar’s coach: He was stiff arming kids during flag football

Frankie Edgar is undoubtably a fighter at heart. Throughout the course of his 11 year professional career, the former UFC lightweight champion has defeated some of the biggest names in the sport, including BJ Penn, Gray Maynard, Urijah Faber, and Chad Mendes. At UFC 200, Edgar will look to add former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo’s...

Jul 6, 2016 9:47 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar confident ahead of UFC return despite layoff

On Saturday, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will return to the Octagon to face heavyweight legend Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200. Lesnar, who hasn’t fought in 5 years, dropped back to back losses prior to stepping away from the Octagon after being TKOd by Alistair Overeem. The loss has stuck...

Jul 6, 2016 9:31 am

Valerie Letourneau opens up on Reebok wardrobe malfunction

Last month, Valerie Letourneau and Joanne Calderwood kicked off the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: 89’in the first ever UFC women’s flyweight fight. Unfortunately for Letourneau, in addition to losing the bout via 3rd round TKO, she also had a wardrobe malfunction that made headlines. The incident drew more criticism for Reebok, who has...

Jul 6, 2016 9:09 am

Claudia Gadelha and Bethe Correia want fans to stop sending d*ck pics

Many of the women on the UFC’s roster are incredibly beautiful, leading fight fans to send them messages through various social media outlets. According to UFC women’s strawweight title contender Claudia Gadelha, who faces Joanna Jedrzejczyk Friday evening in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 91’, many of those messages are inappropriate and/or obnoxious!...

Jul 6, 2016 8:54 am

USADA drug testing stats a year after new testing policy

It’s now officially been a year since the UFC and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency teamed up in an attempt to end PED usage in the UFC. USADA’s website, which is updated weekly with testing stats, reveals some interesting info. Below is a list of fighters who have given the most samples to USADA: Holly Holm:...

Jul 6, 2016 8:42 am

Nate Diaz: ‘The UFC better hope I don’t win this fight’

Nate Diaz is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. The #5 ranked lightweight frequently speaks out against the UFC brass, and calls them out over the issue of fighter pay. Back in March, Diaz handed Conor McGregor the first loss of his professional career in the main event of UFC 196 when...

Jul 6, 2016 8:27 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones thanks fans for their support ahead of UFC 200

With just days to go until Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 200, Jon Jones has a message for his fans. ‘Bones’ released a video, thanking fans for their support ahead of the event, and thanking them in advance...

Jul 6, 2016 8:19 am

Derrick Lewis: “Brock Lesnar is not a fighter”

On Saturday, former UFC champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated UFC return after nearly 5 years away from the sport. While many are excited to see Lesnar return to the Octagon, others believe that the former champ should stay in the sports entertainment industry under the WWE banner, rather than return to the...

Jul 6, 2016 8:08 am

Claudia Gadelha predicts Joanna Jedrzejczyk will use illegal shots in rematch

This week, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the UFC women’s strawweight championship. The pair’s first fight, which was arguably one of the closest fights in UFC history, took place back in 2014 and saw Jedrzejczyk win via split decision. Since then, Jedrzejczyk has gone on to...

Jul 5, 2016 9:58 pm

Enson Inoue demotes himself from BJJ black belt to purple belt

MMA veteran Enson Inoue has fought some of the greatest fighters in MMA history, including Randy Couture, Big Nog, and Igor Vovchanchyn to name just a few. Of Inoue’s 12 professional wins, 9 of them have come by way of submission given his BJJ black belt. Upon returning to the mat this week, Inoue demoted...

Jul 5, 2016 4:13 pm

PHOTO | Brock Lesnar pissed with Reebok, defiles their logo on his apparel?

It seems that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is not very happy with the Reebok uniform deal set in place with the UFC. The WWE star is set to return to the Octagon this Saturday at UFC 200 against Mark Hunt in the co-main event of the evening. While in Las Vegas today in...