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Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...

Apr 7, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway folds friend ‘BirdyBird’ with a painful spinning kick

Hawaiian Max Holloway kept his promise of punishing his friend and video blog partner “BirdyBird” after their YouTube channel surpassed their subscriber goal. Their video description said, “You guys know the deal! Goal was 500 subs by the end of April and we exceeded that within 24 hours. We hit our goal and Me(BirdyBird) is...

Mar 21, 2016 2:16 pm

Joe Rogan leaks his secret character code in EA Sports UFC video game

Joe Rogan is as well known in the UFC as the most famous fighters that step into the Octagon. As a well-versed martial artist himself, Rogan’s personality and knowledge of the fight game go hand in hand with his job as a color commentator for the UFC. It has been revealed that Rogan has his...

Mar 19, 2016 8:12 am

Frankie Edgar would “Love” the chance at rematch with Jose Aldo

While it’s no secret that former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar wants a crack at Conor McGregor’s featherweight championship, there’s also another fight that intrigues Edgar. Back in 2013 after suffering back to back losses to Benson Henderson in title fights, Edgar dropped down to featherweight and was awarded an immediate title shot against Jose...

Mar 14, 2016 5:12 pm

After failed negotiations with UFC, Rory Mac to test free agency

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald will return to the octagon in June when he headlines UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa opposite surging contender Stephen Thompson. “The Red King” has not competed since his “fight of the year” battle with Robbie Lawler at this past July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. MacDonald...

Mar 14, 2016 11:27 am

BREAKING: Matt Mitrione leaves the UFC for Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has acquired another big name from the UFC following the signing of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and MMA legend Wanderlei Silva. Former NFL player and UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione announced his decision to sign with Bellator MMA on the MMA Hour on Monday. Mitrione said that the UFC did not come...

Feb 22, 2016 10:20 am

Coming To America: Conor “The Notorious” McGregor – Gold and Silk

In preparation for the last few weeks of training, Conor “The Notorious” McGregor and his camp will be getting acclimated to the ‘dry desert air’ in Las Vegas Nevada preparing for what could be the largest event of the year. Lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has been nothing short of a killer in the octagon,...

Feb 17, 2016 12:33 pm

Video Recap: The Best of Bellator 2015 – The Official Video

2015 was a huge year for fight fans around the world watching Bellator as a few former champions Josh “The Punk” Thompson (Strikeforce lightweight), Benson Henderson (UFC lightweight) and recently Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (UFC LHW) is back on the Bellator roster. Watch the ‘Best Of Bellator 2015’ exciting countdown to number 1.

Feb 15, 2016 6:24 pm

Will the UFC start promoting Aljamain Sterling more now that he has re-signed?

It seems like many of the MMA media outlets want to get undefeated bantamweight Aljamain Sterling’s name out there, but are lacking any help from the UFC. Even UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is puzzled why Sterling has not gotten a bigger marketing push from the UFC. The 26-year-old from New York dubbed “The Funkmaster”...

Feb 15, 2016 10:45 am

PHOTO | Vitor Belfort surely looks out of shape ahead of bout with Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

Although the scheduled fight between Vitor Belfort and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is not until May, a recent photo certainly suggests that Belfort may need to get back to a more strict training and nutritional program. Belfort’s wife posted this photo to her Instagram account with the caption reading, “Isso que é uma verdadeira troca…. Enquanto...

Feb 13, 2016 2:59 pm

NBA Star Kobe Bryant tried to console Ronda Rousey after UFC 193 loss is revealed

Not many know the extreme highs of sports success and the painful lows that accompany those momentous high times. Kobe Bryant got together with USA Today and discussed the former champ Ronda Rousey. “I think the true mark of a champion is how you get up from that, If she goes through her entire career...

Feb 9, 2016 10:51 am

Sage Northcutt: New Member of Team Labrada

Looks like Sage Northcutt has a new sponsor with Team Labrada. The new addition to the list athletes, Olympians and bodybuilders seems like a good fit for the ripped UFC prospect. I wonder if he gets a lifetime supply of whey protein and supplements teaming up with Lee Labrada.

Feb 6, 2016 7:28 am

WATCH! Scott Coker announces two big Bellator MMA signings

It’s been a big week for Bellator MMA. Earlier this week Bellator MMA announced that they had signed former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. Now, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has announced that the promotion has signed former UFC standout Chris Leben. Leben hasn’t fought since 2013 when he threw in the towel against Uriah...

Feb 3, 2016 1:23 am

Bellator’s Scott Coker says they will ‘buy the free agents from the top down’

Recent news of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson making his way over to the Bellator MMA promotion has been buzzing in the MMA community. Bellator MMA President Scott Coker spoke recently on the MMA Hour about their recent acquisition and what will be next for the growing MMA promotion (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “I...

Feb 2, 2016 7:56 am

Sage-Northcutt planning to train full-time at Tristar following loss

This past weekend ‘Super’ Sage Northcutt lost his first professional fight as he was submitted by Bryan Barberena in the 2nd round of their UFC on FOX 18 scrap. While Northcutt has remained optimistic and gracious since receiving his first taste of defeat, many criticized the young fighter unfairly. Despite that, Northcutt has managed to...

Feb 2, 2016 1:25 am

WATCH! Conor McGregor looking blazing fast and powerful in training

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is looking very sharp ahead of his historic fight against UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Check out the video clip of the training being done in preparation of his superfight coming up. McGregor has a shot to become the first fighter in UFC history to simultaneously hold two division’s...

Jan 22, 2016 12:22 am

Rafael dos Anjos says he will finish Conor McGregor whenever he wants at UFC 197

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos believes that his bout with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is where he will become a highly recognized prized fighter with a big draw in the UFC. Although dos Anjos is a champion, his star power isn’t on the same level as the outspoken Irishman. Dos Anjos previously said...

Jan 4, 2016 6:06 pm

Robbie Lawler has absorbed the most significant strikes in the UFC

Robbie Lawler has been in crazy wars since stepping back into the Octagon in 2013. Lawler’s title defense against Rory MacDonald in 2015 was marked the “Fight of the Year” and is up there for one of the greatest battles in the UFC.  Just two days into 2016 with another strong campaign in a war with...

Jan 3, 2016 11:45 am

Gilbert Melendez Breaks Down Lawler vs Condit. Wants Rematch UFC 195

Giilbert Melendez  puts on the suit and tie for this video as he breaks down the epic fight at UFC 195 Condit vs Lawler.   The contest between these two warriors with different approaches to the sport have dedicated their lives to go head to head for gold in this instant classic. “El Nino” goes...

Dec 12, 2015 12:35 pm

Nate Diaz 2015 Highlights Video: Johnson vs Diaz FOX 17

It’s been one year and 24 hours since Nate Diaz has stepped into the UFC octagon.  The younger Diaz will be looking to get back into the mix in the stacked lightweight division, regardless if it’s a main event or a three rounder Diaz is as game as they come. Diaz has dropped 3 of...

Dec 9, 2015 1:45 pm

“Super” Northcutt Delivers the Kicks: Video Open Workout

    Sage Northcutt shows the folks at the UFC Fight Night 80 open workout that he’s all about entertaining the fans with his athleticism and personality. The third degree blackbelt in Taekwondo shows off the skills with some flashy kicks and slick striking with his training partner. Get ready for UFC Fight Night 80...

Nov 30, 2015 11:14 am

“The Punk”: Not a fan of UFC “I’m giving all fighters advice!”

This isn’t just another article about former UFC veteran and current Bellator lightweight Josh “The Punk” Thompson. It’s what the message and reality is for all active fighters. “Smooth” (23-5 MMA) finished his UFC contract in Seoul, Korea against a game Jorge Masvidal. Benson made comments about wanting to retire in the UFC, but made it...