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May 19, 2016 11:32 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping II promo

Earlier this week it was revealed that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman would be unable to compete in his scheduled UFC 199 title fight against Luke Rockhold. Weidman was ultimately replaced by Michael Bisping, who is looking to avenge his 2014 submission loss to Rockhold, and capture the UFC middleweight championship. See the first...

May 19, 2016 5:31 pm

PHOTO | Dana White all smiles after meeting with Conor McGregor

Earlier this week, UFC President Dana White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta joined UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor for dinner to discuss McGregor’s next fight. While the champ was initially slated to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 200 in a welterweight showdown, he was then pulled from the card for refusing to fulfill his media...

May 19, 2016 4:45 pm

PHOTO | Paige VanZant ‘dressed like a day dream’

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has been busy on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” and will be looking to win the entire competition as a finalist. Win or lose, VanZant will likely be bringing a whole new group of fans that will be following her for her next UFC fight and gave some of those crushing...

May 19, 2016 3:52 pm

Matt Brown sounds off on Tyron Woodley’s title shot against Robbie Lawler at UFC 201

Despite facing defeat over the weekend at UFC 198, Matt Brown doesn’t agree with the UFC’s decision to have Tyron Woodley fighting for the welterweight title against Robbie Lawler in the main event at UFC 201. “He didn’t beat nobody,” Brown said to MMAjunkie. “Gastelum is nobody that you beat to get a title fight....


May 19, 2016 1:28 pm

John Lineker set to take on Michael McDonald in a bantamweight clash

The UFC announced an exciting bantamweight matchup that is bound to be a war as John Lineker is set to take on Michael McDonald at UFC Fight Night 91. The fight takes place on July 13 at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. McDonald vs. Lineker will be featured as the...

May 19, 2016 11:25 am

VIDEO | TJ Dillashaw wants to fight Urijah Faber

It’s no secret that things have been rather tense between TJ Dillashaw and his former mentor, Urijah Faber. After Dillashaw left Team Alpha Male to move to Colorado and join Elevation Fight Team while also training with Duane Ludwig, Faber banned Dillashaw from T.A.M. The pair then became involved in a heated war of words...

May 19, 2016 11:06 am

Holly Holm explains turning down Cyborg fight, now welcomes catchweight bout

Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm admits that she did turn down the offer to welcome Cris Cyborg to the Octagon in her UFC debut. Holm has her reason, after getting her belt taken from her in the very last round of her championship fight against Miesha Tate at UFC 196. “I’m not even stuck...

May 19, 2016 10:42 am

PHOTO | Dana White all smiles after meeting with Conor McGregor

UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter that he would be having dinner with Conor McGregor to arrange his next fight in the UFC. The two were caught on video leaving their dinner meeting and McGregor looked to be in good spirits, despite their disagreement with UFC 200 and being pulled off the...

May 19, 2016 9:52 am

Opening betting odds set for Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping

In the main event of UFC 199, fight fans will see Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping square off in the Octagon for the 2nd time as Bisping looks to finally capture UFC gold. Chris Weidman was initially slated to fight Rockhold, however a neck injury forced Weidman out of the bout, which led to Bisping...

May 19, 2016 9:29 am

UFC 197 estimated pay-per view numbers are in

While UFC 197 served as the highly anticipated return of Jon Jones, and was also another dominant performance for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, the event fell a bit short in terms of pay-per view buys considering Jones was fighting for the first time in nearly two years. According to MMAFighting, the event did between...

May 19, 2016 9:17 am

Rodrigo Botti tells his side of incident with Matt Brown

At UFC 198, fights didn’t just take place inside the cage. Top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown was hit in the head multiple times on his walkout to the Octagon. In addition, Brown was then hit in the back of the head in the hotel lobby the next morning. The man, who was revealed to...

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,...