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Oct 21, 2016 6:40 pm

Jose Aldo says he is rethinking retirement

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo met with UFC president Dana White earlier this week to discuss his fighting future. The long time pound-for-pound great had recently requested his release from the promotion, this while stating that his desire was to retire from the sport of mixed martial arts. Aldo’s unhappiness seemed to stem...

Oct 16, 2016 5:45 pm

Conor McGregor: “I don’t think Eddie Alvarez poses any threat”

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has always been one to speak his mind. The brash Irishman, who will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC’s lightweight title on November 12 in New York,  recently did a Fan Q&A with the LAD Bible where he gave his take on Alvarez as an opponent. “You know, I don’t...

Oct 16, 2016 2:07 pm

Jose Aldo: “If I continue in the sport, I want to see money!”

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo will meet with UFC president Dana White next week to discuss his fighting future. The Brazilian standout recently requested his release from the promotion and went as far as to say that he would be willing to take a dive in his next fight if the UFC did not grant him his...

Oct 13, 2016 12:55 pm

Dana White gives update on Jose Aldo’s standoff with UFC brass

When it was announced that Conor McGregor would be fighting Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight championship at UFC 205, rather than defending his UFC featherweight championship in a rematch against Jose Aldo, who secured a rematch with McGregor when he defeated Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 for the interim featherweight championship, Aldo requested his...

Oct 3, 2016 11:29 am

Eddie Alvarez on Conor McGregor: “I’ve Never Felt So Unthreatened By Another Man”

As Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor’s anticipated UFC 205 lightweight title fight draws ever closer, both parties continue to dish out the trash talk. On today’s episode of The MMA Hour, Eddie Alvarez plated the latest steaming servings of trash talk, re-upping on his previous claims that McGregor would be the easiest opponent of his...

Sep 27, 2016 5:17 pm

Report: Jose Aldo Wants Out of His UFC Contract

Last night, it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be receiving a crack at Eddie Alvarez’s lightweight title. The two will share the main event honors of UFC 205. While this news garnered massive amounts of excitement from the fans, it did not go over so well with a number of McGregor’s...

Sep 23, 2016 11:38 am

The Folly of Doubting Eddie Alvarez

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has been the subject of many headlines over the last few days—and very few of them have painted a positive picture of him. Our news feeds have been flooded with reports that the champ’s hardball negotiation tactics are the reason his long-rumored fight with Irish superstar Conor McGregor fell through....

Sep 20, 2016 5:59 pm

Eddie Alvarez says he will end Conor McGregor’s illusion of greatness at UFC 205

Current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez recently took to Twitter where he delivered the following message to current UFC featherweight title holder Conor McGregor Let's do this @TheNotoriousMMA I'm ready !! Your futures not bright enjoy this one while it last . #ItsAllOver — Eddie Alvarez (@Ealvarezfight) September 21, 2016 Alvarez went on to claim...

Sep 19, 2016 11:40 am

Chael Sonnen: CM Punk back in the gym, will fight again

Chael Sonnen may have some insider knowledge on if CM Punk will fight again. On Monday’s MMA Hour, ‘The American Gangster’ said he has talked to Punk every day following his UFC 203 loss to Mickey Gall, and believes we may have not seen the last of CM Punk in MMA. “I’ve talked to Punk...

Sep 18, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez fan made trailer

The UFC will invade New York this November for UFC 205. The historic event already has a number of high profile fights, including a welterweight title bout between champ Tyron Woodley and number one contender Stephen Thompson. In addition to the 170-pound title fight, UFC 205 also features two key middleweight bouts as former champ...

Sep 18, 2016 7:17 am

Fighters React to Michael Johnson’s Blistering KO of Dustin Poirier

Last night, the UFC touched down in the small border town of Hidalgo, Texas with UFC Fight Night 94. In the evening’s main event, former featherweight contender Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier looked to improve to 5-0 since returning to lightweight. His opportunity to do so came against long-time lightweight contender Michael “The Menace” Johnson, who entered...

Sep 16, 2016 11:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJPENN.COM’s Rapid Fire episode 1 with BJ Penn

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/283207968″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn was a recent guest on BJPENN.com’s “Rapid Fire”, with host Chris Taylor, where he discussed a number of different topics including his comeback fight against Ricardo Lamas which takes place next month in Manila, Philippines. “The Prodigy”, who has not...

Sep 16, 2016 8:26 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo Looking Razor Sharp in Training

[ooyala code=”1vMDR4NTE6QbgnxwYZHCn1sfwDErWDh9″ player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”724″ autoplay=”true”] Interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still an absolute monster. The video above – which shows the Brazilian great smashing mitts with Emerson Falcao – is all the proof of that statement you need. As deadly as Aldo looks in training, however, we currently don’t know who he’s training...

Sep 14, 2016 7:03 pm

REPORT | Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez title fight nearly finalized

According to a report from @TalkMMA, the UFC is close to finalizing a deal that would see current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor challenge current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for the 155-pound title at this November’s highly anticipated UFC 205 event in New York. Almost done #UFC205 — #Dizz © (@TalkMMA) September 15, 2016...

Sep 14, 2016 8:26 am

WWE star Randy Orton trolls Conor Mcgregor on Twitter

Earlier this year, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor sparked a massive feud between himself and nearly the entire WWE roster when he stated that all WWE stars are “p**sys” after former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar failed a pair of drug tests relating to his UFC 200 bout with Mark Hunt. Many members of the...

Sep 9, 2016 9:36 am

VIDEO | CM Punk & Mickey Gall weigh-in for UFC 203

With just over 24 hours to go until former WWE champion CM Punk makes his highly anticipated UFC debut Saturday night in Cleveland, Ohio, he and Mickey Gall hit the scales for early weigh-ins. Punk, who joked earlier in the week that his weight cut was going terribly, and that he weighed over 200 pounds,...

Sep 9, 2016 7:56 am

Chael Sonnen weighs-in on CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall

In just over 24 hours, the world will tune in as former WWE champion CM Punk makes his highly anticipated MMA debut on the main card of UFC 203 as he fights undefeated Mickey Gall. Ahead of the fight, as more footage has continued to emerge of Punk in training, some of the MMA community...

Sep 8, 2016 12:16 pm

Dana White: “We don’t do gimmick fights. It’s do or die for CM Punk”

CM Punk’s signing with the UFC has been controversial ever since it was announced back at UFC 182, and much of the talk this week has revolved around the former WWE superstar’s Octagon debut this Saturday. UFC President Dana White has been adamant in defending the match-up between Punk and Mickey Gall, the 24-year-old New...

Sep 8, 2016 7:07 am

Doo Ho Choi Promises First-Round KO of Cub Swanson

It takes a special fighter to stand out in the featherweight division, which is home to massive names like Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo, Max Holloway, Frankie Edgar, and Anthony Pettis. Yet with a special blend of crippling power, sniper-like precision, and unassuming looks, that’s precisely what Doo Ho Choi is doing. The 25-year-old South Korean...

Sep 7, 2016 1:48 pm

VIDEO | CM Punk UFC 203 open workout footage

With just days to go until former WWE champion CM Punk makes his highly anticipated MMA debut at UFC 205 against Mickey Gall, the hype surrounding Punk’s debut continues to grow. Leading up to the fight, fans got an inside look at the 37-year-old Chicago native’s journey through ‘The Evolution of Punk’ series on FS1,...

Sep 4, 2016 6:29 pm

Rumor | Conor McGregor will return in November to headline UFC 205 in New York

According to sources close to the UFC, the promotion is targeting featherweight champion Conor McGregor to headline November’s highly anticipated UFC 205 event in New York in a lightweight showdown against current champion Eddie Alvarez for the UFC’s 155-pound title. “Mystic Mac” is coming off a majority decision victory over Nate Diaz, which he scored...

Sep 2, 2016 8:31 am

Don’t expect trash talk between CM Punk & Mickey Gall

We are now just over a week away from UFC 203, where CM Punk will make his highly anticipated UFC debut, as well as his MMA debut against undefeated 2-0 Mickey Gall. Leading up to the fight, the MMA community is divided on whether or not they think Punk will win his fight. While his...

Aug 28, 2016 3:52 pm

UFC on FOX 21 Reebok Fighter Pay: VanZant and 10 others take home $2,500

UFC on FOX 21 took place last night in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The event was headlined by a key welterweight fight that saw Demain Maia submit Carlos Condit in the very first-round. In the evening’s co-main event, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis was successful in his featherweight debut scoring a third-round submission victory over Charles...