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May 19, 2016 8:56 am

Demetrious Johnson added to UFC 201

While Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson defeated Henry Cejudo less than a month ago, Johnson is looking to build on the win at UFC 201 on July 30th as he faces Wilson Reis. A win over Reis would put Johnson just 1 title defense away from tying Anderson Silva’s record of defending his middleweight championship 10...

May 19, 2016 8:26 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Dana White meet over dinner to discuss next fight

Since UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was pulled off UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there has been much speculation as to how great the rift was between he and the UFC brass. In addition, many were wondering how long it would take McGregor to return to the Octagon following the incident,...

May 19, 2016 1:51 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping have a nasty verbal beef on air

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will look to defend his belt at UFC 199 against a newly scheduled opponent on June 4. With former champion Chris Weidman pulling out of the originally scheduled championship bout, the UFC announced that Michael Bisping will get his first UFC title shot with two and a half weeks notice,...


May 18, 2016 6:41 pm

Cris Cyborg’s next UFC fight targeted for UFC 201

This past weekend at UFC 198, Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut against Leslie Smith in Curitiba, Brazil. The Invicta FC champ didn’t disappoint in her debut, and ultimately picked up a 1st round TKO win over Smith. Following the fight Cyborg called out Ronda Rousey for a fight, however with Rousey currently content to...

May 18, 2016 1:10 pm

Jacare Souza to undergo surgery Thursday

After former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 title fight with Luke Rockhold due to a neck injury, there was much speculation as to whether Jacare Souza or Michael Bisping would be given the short-notice fight against Rockhold. While Jacare was reportedly the UFC’s first choice given his dominant performance against...

May 18, 2016 12:23 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones and Floyd Mayweather FaceTime, Jones joining TMT?

Floyd Mayweather has made it known that he is interested in working with MMA fighters and has mentioned Jon Jones’ name on a few occasions. While Mayweather and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor have been feeding the hype of a potential mega fight between the two stars, it looks like Mayweather may also be working...

May 18, 2016 11:09 am

Luke Rockhold reacts to fighting Michael Bisping at UFC 199

Tuesday afternoon, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman would no longer be able to compete in his scheduled UFC 199 rematch against Luke Rockhold. Weidman went on to explain that he suffered an injury in training that would result in surgery, sidelining him for 8-12 weeks. Wednesday morning it was announced that...

May 18, 2016 11:01 am

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic does it all, cranks a homerun at Cleveland Indians practice

.@Indians might need to take a closer look at @stipemiocicufc. @ufc champ was raking. He even went yard during BP! https://t.co/XG2CfFwWMj — SportsTime Ohio (@SportsTimeOhio) May 18, 2016 Newly crowned UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic has been having the time of his life back home in Cleveland. After getting back from Brazil with the biggest...

May 18, 2016 10:56 am

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Izzy Martinez teaches Pettis Bros and Holly Holm the art of flow

[ooyala code=”1qOWJpMzE69PsmASPw-tq99EYqPrNymr” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ auto=”true” width=”1920″ height=”1080″ autoplay=”true”] Renowned wrestling coach Izzy Martinez has become a staple of the JacksonWink MMA Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico, aiding UFC stars such as Jon Jones, Holly Holm, Donald Cerrone, and many other fighters in their preparation for fights. Several months ago videos and photos surfaced of former UFC...

May 18, 2016 10:19 am

Luke Rockhold gets new opponent for UFC 199

With former middleweight champion Chris Weidman pulling out of his title rematch against the champion Luke Rockhold due to an injury, the UFC has been working on getting a new opponent to replace Weidman at UFC 199. UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter that Michael Bisping will get a rematch with Luke...

May 18, 2016 10:06 am

Alistair Overeem was “flabbergasted” by how easily Stipe Miocic beat Fabricio Werdum

This past weekend in Curitiba, Brazil, Stipe Miocic shocked the world as he picked up an incredible one-punch knockout win over UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. Miocic landed a right hook as Werdum rushed forward, and put the heavyweight champ to sleep in the very first round to claim the UFC heavyweight championship. One man...

May 18, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo vows to “get that piece of s**t” Conor McGregor

While Jose Aldo is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 interim featherweight title fight against Frankie Edgar, an eventual rematch with Conor McGregor seems to be the main focus of Aldo. Aldo spoke to media members in Brazil prior to UFC 198, where he discussed his fight against Edgar, a rematch with Conor McGregor,...

May 18, 2016 9:43 am

Matt Brown explains altercation with former coach in streets of Brazil

At UFC 198 this past weekend, top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown found himself being smacked in the head by enraged Brazilian fans during his walkout to fight Demian Maia on the Pay-Per View portion of the card. Brown was then reportedly attacked in his hotel room following the bout, at which point it was...

May 18, 2016 9:27 am

Rumor: Ronda Rousey will fight Miesha Tate, then retire

It has only been 6 months since Ronda Rousey was brutally knocked out by Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193 in Australia. With that being said, there has been much speculation as to when Rousey will return to the Octagon given that Miesha Tate is champion, Holly Holm was the first woman...

May 18, 2016 9:16 am

Chris Weidman opens up on injury that forced him out of UFC 199

Tuesday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had been forced out of his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold on June 4th. While the nature of the injury wasn’t immediately revealed, Weidman himself has taken to Facebook to release a statement regarding the situation, and explain what forced him to...

May 18, 2016 8:49 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor sparring boxing champion in leaked video

While it hasn’t exactly been a secret that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is working on his boxing following reports that a fight between he and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is being discussed, a new video has emerged showing McGregor boxing with ABU, IBF, & IBO world champion Chris Van Heerden. So far no word...

May 18, 2016 8:27 am

VIDEO | Bas Rutten & Ron Kruck discuss UFC sale rumors

While UFC President Dana White has assured fight fans that the UFC isn’t for sale, that hasn’t stopped rumors from flying around regarding potential buyers for the biggest MMA promotion in the world. White explained that the UFC is looking to make a deal, and potentially bring in a partner, which is likely where the...

May 18, 2016 8:25 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training with boxing champ Chris van Heerden

With all the recent rumors of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor fighting legendary prizefighter Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match, McGregor has seemed to be dropping quite a few hints that the fight is happening. Earlier this week McGregor showed off his new pairs of boxing shoes, leading many to wonder whether or not he’s...

May 18, 2016 5:44 am

Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping agree to fight on Twitter

Yesterday evening news broke that former UFC middleweight title holder Chris Weidman had suffered an injury and was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 199 rematch with current champion Luke Rockhold on June 4 in Los Angeles. Shortly after the news broke, multiple fighters took to Twitter to ask for the short-notice fight with...

May 17, 2016 8:22 pm

Luke Rockhold sends Chris Weidman a message

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and former champion Chris Weidman have had a highly competitive rivalry and were set to rematch for the title at UFC 199. Unfortunately on Tuesday, news broke that Weidman was forced to pull out of their bout scheduled for June 4 and the UFC has been scrambling to find an...

May 17, 2016 7:51 pm

Report: UFC has a frontrunner to face Luke Rockhold for middleweight title

On Tuesday, news broke that former middleweight champion Chris Weidman was forced to pull out of his immediate title fight rematch with champion Luke Rockhold, which was scheduled for UFC 199. The UFC has been busy finding a replacement for Weidman. According to MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani, the frontrunner to replace Weidman is Ronaldo “Jacare”...

May 17, 2016 6:04 pm

Derek Brunson blasts fellow middleweights, calls for title fight with Rockhold

Derek Brunson (15-3 MMA) is the latest middleweight to offer his services for the vacant UFC 199 slot opposite current UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. The rising 185-pound contender is currently riding a four-fight win streak, which includes first-round knockout victories over Ed Herman, Sam Alvey and most recently Roan Carneiro. Brunson took to Twitter...

May 17, 2016 5:27 pm

Gegard Mousasi: I’m ready to be the UFC’s new middleweight champion

Former Strikeforce title holder Gegard Mousasi (38-6-2 MMA) took to Twitter this evening to announce that he is ready to become the UFC’s new middleweight champion. His words: @danawhite @lorenzofertitta , I will be ready to be the new @ufc MW champion even with 2 weeks notice. Ready to take over the world! — Gegard...