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May 17, 2016 2:21 pm

Chris Weidman reportedly out of UFC 199

News broke Tuesday afternoon that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 199 bout due to an undisclosed injury. After the news broke on Twitter, Jeremy Botter of FloCombat confirmed the story, which also revealed that there has been no official word yet on who would step in...

May 17, 2016 1:56 pm

Robbie Lawler set to defend his title at UFC 201 in Atlanta

The UFC announced on Tuesday that welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will defend his belt at UFC 201 in Atlanta. With reports coming out that the UFC was working on having Lawler defend his title against Tyron Woodley, the bout has finally been made official. #UFC201 | @PhilipsArena. @Ruthless_RL vs @TWooodley. Let's do this, ATL 👊...

May 17, 2016 12:57 pm

VIDEO | Huge brawl erupts in Kung Fu championships competition

A huge brawl broke out at the European Kung Fu championships that took place on May 13 in Lvov, Ukraine. The clash occurred after an Armenian competitor was taunted ringside by the Azerbaijani camp, according to Reuters. The melee saw chairs and objects being thrown in the mess of the situation from opposing sides. European...

May 17, 2016 12:35 pm

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone and Bas Rutten trash Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather match

Floyd Mayweather believes that he can make the fight with Conor McGregor happen while “The Notorious” has been throwing a lot of hints up about boxing lately in his social media posts. However, if the fight were to take place with just boxing rules, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Bas Rutten find the match laughable with...


May 17, 2016 12:06 pm

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos goes beast mode in training

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is currently gearing up for his title defense against Eddie Alvarez on July 7th. Ahead of that fight, dos Anjos took some time to train at Evolve MMA in Singapore. Check out the clip of RDA training, above, and learn about the team at evolve-mma.com. In addition, learn about...

May 17, 2016 11:54 am

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic rallies his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers and gets a gift in return

Newly crowned UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic took home a championship for his hometown of Celeveland after knocking out Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 over the weekend. With the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers looking to make their way to the NBA finals, Miocic sent a message to the Cavs following his championship win. Hey @cavs–A message...

May 17, 2016 11:24 am

PHOTO | Miesha Tate gets dolled up as a ‘pretty princess for a day’

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is no stranger in front of the camera. Tate, who has won the hearts of many fans got dolled up recently for an editorial photo shoot and looked amazing. Check out “Cupcake” in her behind the scenes photo of the shoot that took place in Las Vegas. Tate said...

May 17, 2016 11:00 am

Photo | Nick Diaz is looking jacked ahead of his return to the Octagon

UFC veteran Nick Diaz will be eligible to fight again in August after his 18-month suspension from the NSAC is up. Diaz tested positive for marijuana after his bout with Anderson Silva back in January of last year and fans are anxiously awaiting the return of the elder Diaz brother. Check out the Diaz brothers...

May 17, 2016 10:49 am

Tyson Fury apologizes for offensive comments

Recently, heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury caught quite a bit of criticism for some offensive remarks he made towards transgender people, in which he called them “freaks of nature.” In addition, Fury accused Jewish people of running a global brainwashing scheme. Fury, who has made controversial claims in the past, has since apologized for the...

May 17, 2016 10:33 am

Surprising odds released for Cris Cyborg bouts versus Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate

Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend with a successful finish of Leslie Smith in the first round. Cyborg’s only UFC fight was at a 140 pound catchweight, which isn’t typical in the UFC. However, oddsmakers did release odds for Cyborg in fights against Ronda Rousey and...

May 17, 2016 10:00 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg calls out Ronda Rousey

This past weekend Cris Cyborg made her successful UFC debut as she TKOd Leslie Smith in the first round of their UFC 198 scrap. Although the fight took place at 140 pounds, Cyborg has her eyes set on a fight with Ronda Rousey. Rousey on the other hand has been filming movies, and has yet...

May 17, 2016 9:25 am

VIDEO | Urijah Faber mic’d up for Dominick Cruz vs. TJ Dillashaw

On June 4th, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight almost exactly 10 years after their rivalry started back in the days of Strikeforce. The pair signed to fight one another in the co-main event of UFC 199 after Cruz returned to the UFC and defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim...

May 17, 2016 8:51 am

Freddie Roach will help Conor McGregor train for Floyd Mayweather

While a boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is reportedly being discussed, the odds of a fight between the pair happening are rather slim given that McGregor fights in the UFC, and Mayweather is currently retired from boxing. Despite that, if a fight were to go down between two of the most powerful...

May 17, 2016 8:39 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant advances to finals after steamy performance on DWTS

Top ranked UFC women’s strawweight fighter Paige VanZant is currently competing on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars alongside partner Mark Ballas. VanZant has wowed both the judges, and audience-members, on the show, earning herself a perfect score in the past, as well as several standing ovations. This week, VanZant & Ballas advanced to the finals...

May 17, 2016 8:21 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor preparing for Floyd Mayweather fight?

While the MMA community continues to discuss a potential boxing match between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather, McGregor appears to be gearing up for a boxing match. McGregor, who was pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event,...

May 17, 2016 1:47 am

Jose Aldo on Frankie Edgar: ‘If he stands with me, he’s going to go down’

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is set to face former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar for the second time at UFC 200. Aldo and Edgar fought back at UFC 156 in 2013 with Aldo taking a unanimous five round decision. Now, with Aldo coming off the first knockout loss of his professional career against Conor...

May 17, 2016 1:17 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant says incident with Ronda Rousey was a ‘little bit of nonsense’

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has been busy as one of the contestants on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” However, she was in headlines recently after UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate revealed to Joe Rogan that former champion Ronda Rousey yelled at VanZant during a Reebok media shoot that totally caught her off guard. Check...

May 16, 2016 2:09 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan says he will leave the UFC if they are sold

Many fans feel that UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is as tied to the UFC brand as UFC President Dana White. With Rogan’s contract with the UFC up in August, Rogan himself says he does not know if he will be re-signing to continue his work as a color commentator or if he will sever...

May 16, 2016 1:31 pm

Matt Brown releases statement following rough time in Brazil

Matt Brown had a rough time, to say the least, while in Brazil for UFC 198. Brown battled with the fans at the UFC 198 weigh-ins and during his walk out to the Octagon. Then, Demian Maia showed his world-class ground skills by submitting Brown in their bout setting “The Immortal” back in his goal...

May 16, 2016 12:49 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Holly Holm gets Jon Jones up way off his feet while grappling

[ooyala code=”BzMGJpMzE66_qDOVyPdHYEOmhLUCSlUd” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ auto=”true” width=”1920″ height=”1080″ autoplay=”true”] Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is a beast. Check out the 135-pound contender looking to get back UFC gold training with the current UFC light heavyweight interim champion Jon jones. Their wrestling coach Israel “Izzy” Martinez is there coaching both fighters in their training. In the...

May 16, 2016 12:07 pm

Vitor Belfort opens up following devastating loss to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

Vitor Belfort suffered a first-round TKO at the hands of Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the UFC 198 co-main event over the weekend in Curitiba, Brazil. The win for “Jacare” likely puts him at the top of the middleweights for the next to contend for the championship belt. However, for Belfort, it sets him back in...

May 16, 2016 11:50 am

Highest Reebok payout of 2016 at UFC 198 totals $240,000

$240,000 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC 198 event that took place in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend. This marks the highest paid card of 2016 for Reebok with a roster that included many pioneer stars and a championship bout. The payout from Reebok...

May 16, 2016 11:29 am

Conor McGregor working on his jiu-jitsu

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got some training in with BJJ black belt pioneer Chris Haueter recently. Haueter is one of the first American black belt jiu-jitsu practitioners and is a part of the “BJJ Dirty Dozen”, which is a group of 12 practitioners outside Brazil to achieve the rank of black belt in BJJ....

May 16, 2016 10:56 am

Matt Brown’s attacker is pressing charges?

Rodrigo Botti, a former trainer of UFC welterweight Matt Brown allegedly attacked Brown at his hotel in Brazil on Sunday after his UFC 198 fight with Demian Maia. Video was released of the incident following Botti’s alleged attack on Brown. The video shows a man who has been identified as Vinicius “Pequeno” Lemos punishing Botti...

May 16, 2016 10:26 am

UFC releases statement regarding Rodrigo Botti’s alleged attack on Matt Brown

On Sunday, a video was released from the aftermath of the alleged attack on UFC welterweight Matt Brown after his UFC 198 fight in Brazil. Brown’s former trainer, Rodrigo Botti allegedly attacked Brown at his hotel in Brazil and tried to run away. Video shows Brown’s friend catch Botti in the streets and punish him...

May 16, 2016 7:03 am

Floyd Mayweather will only come out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor

Pound-for-pound boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. is willing to end his retirement in order to square off with current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. “Money” spoke to ESNEWS this past weekend where he stated that a boxing match with “Mystic Mac” is the only fight that he will come out of retirement for and added that...