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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...

May 17, 2016 4:32 pm

Uriah Hall is willing to step up and fight Luke Rockhold at UFC 199

News broke earlier today that former champ Chris Weidman had suffered an injury and was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 199 main event rematch with current UFC middleweight title holder Luke Rockhold. Shortly after the news broke, perennial contender Michael Bisping offered to step up and take the short-notice fight with Rockhold. Then...

May 17, 2016 2:30 pm

Michael Bisping reacts to Chris Weidman pulling out of UFC 199

News broke Tuesday afternoon that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had been forced out of his UFC 199 headlining fight with Luke Rockhold due to an injury. While there was no immediate word given on who would replace Weidman, many expected either Jacare Souza or Michael Bisping to step up on short notice to...

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...