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Nov 18, 2016 1:24 pm

Demian Maia given three possibilities if he doesn’t receive title shot

Top ranked UFC welterweight Demian Maia has been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division over the course of the past two years, going 6-0 as he has defeated top contenders such as former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, and rising prospect Gunnar Nelson. Maia’s impressive 6-fight win streak has earned him the #3...

Nov 18, 2016 10:10 am

Michael Bisping opens up on gym altercation with Uriah Hall

Several months ago, popular UFC middleweight Uriah Hall controversially stated in an interview before UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping’s first title defense against Dan Henderson at UFC 204 that he kicked the champ’s ass in training. Bisping, who of course went on to successfully defend his title against Dan Henderson, remained quiet regarding the situation...

Nov 17, 2016 2:17 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Smolka: ‘You’re only as good as your last performance’

11-2 UFC flyweight Louis Smolka is looking to bounce back from a bitter loss. At UFC Fight Night 96 in a bout against Brandon Moreno, Smolka was finished for the first time in his professional MMA career as Moreno locked in a guillotine choke forcing the Hawaiian to submit. With his only loss prior to...


Nov 17, 2016 6:58 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley “I don’t believe that fight was a draw. I think I won. So I am ready to move forward”

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley joined host Chris Taylor on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire segment where he discussed his UFC 205 “fight of the night” title bout with Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. The epic five-round war between ‘T-Wood’ and ‘Wonderboy’ was declared a 47-47 draw by two of the three judges in attendance, with the third judge awarding ‘T-Wood’...

Nov 16, 2016 11:35 am

USADA Hands Lyoto Machida 18-Month Suspension for Anti-Doping Violation

Earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida was pencilled in for a middleweight bout with the now-retired Dan Henderson. The fight, which was scheduled for April’s UFC on Fox 19 card, would have been a rematch of a slow 2013 bout, which saw Machida walk away with split decision win. Regrettably, Machida...

Nov 16, 2016 8:42 am

VIDEO | Watch Uriah Hall Smash Gegard Mousasi in Their First Fight

Originally, the UFC’s Saturday night trip to Belfast, Norther Ireland was supposed to be headlined by a welterweight bout between South Korea’s Dong Hyun Kim and honorary Irishman Gunnar Nelson. When Nelson was forced out of this bout with an injury, however, the Belfast card received a new main event: a middleweight rematch between Gegard...

Nov 16, 2016 8:13 am

UFC 205 medical suspensions

This past Saturday in New York, the UFC hosted its inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden. The event was an action packed one from the start, with things quickly picking up on the main card as Vicente Luque and Tim Boetsch both picked up back to back first round TKO/KO wins to kick off...

Nov 16, 2016 6:14 am

Report: Tarec Saffiedine Gets “Stun Gun” at UFC 207

The highlights of UFC 207, which is scheduled for December 30, are the two title fights that sit atop the bill. The bigger of these title fights will see former women’s bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey return to action against reigning champ Amanda Nunes. The other will see men’s bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz defend his strap against undefeated...

Nov 15, 2016 6:36 pm

Tyron Woodley Says He Would Fight Demian Maia at UFC 207 this December

One of the highlights of UFC 205 was welterweight champion Tyron Woodley’s incredible, five-round war with challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. The pair’s tooth-and-nail battle was so competitive that it culminated in a rare, majority draw. With this uncommon result, Woodley retains his title – though surely not in the fashion he intended. With the belt...

Nov 15, 2016 5:42 pm

Conor McGregor fires back at Floyd Mayweather with brief statement

On the heels of Conor McGregor’s historic UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez this past Saturday that saw him claim the UFC lightweight championship and make history as the first man to simultaneously hold UFC championship belts in two weight classes, McGregor was criticized by boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather, who was briefly linked to...

Nov 15, 2016 9:23 am

Floyd Mayweather reacts to Conor McGregor comparisons

This past weekend at the Madison Square Garden, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made his way into the UFC history books as he secured the UFC lightweight championship, defeating Eddie Alvarez via 2nd round TKO to become the first man in UFC history to simultaneously hold UFC titles in two divisions. With the win, and...

Nov 15, 2016 5:52 am

Check Out this Awesome Poster for a Potential McGregor vs. Nurmagomedov Bout

Conor McGregor now wears the crown in two of the UFC’s most stacked divisions. He earned the first when he knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds last December. He earned the second last Saturday at UFC 205 in New York, when he levelled lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez with a gorgeous second-round combination. As...

Nov 14, 2016 12:10 pm

Tyron Woodley Recounts Mid-Fight Conversation With Stephen Thompson

In the wake of UFC 205, streaking lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed that he exchanged some words with Michael Johnson during their exciting undercard battle. “Yeah, I little bit talked with him,” the lightweight contender explained. “I told him ‘hey, I have to fight for the title, you know this.’ I told him, ‘I don’t want...

Nov 14, 2016 9:19 am

VIDEO | Skip Bayless Says Conor McGregor Could Beat Floyd Mayweather in a Boxing Match

  On Saturday night, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made history by becoming the first fighter to hold two UFC titles in two divisions simultaneously. He did so with a highlight reel, second-round knockout of lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. Having made history, McGregor is now poised to take some time off to father his first...

Nov 14, 2016 8:39 am

Tyron Woodley on Conor McGregor: If He Wants the Fight, We Can Sign It Right Now

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor knocked out lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously. Earlier that same night, UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley defended his title with a tooth-and-nail majority draw opposite Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson....

Nov 13, 2016 6:23 pm

VIDEO | Dana White recaps last night’s historic UFC 205 event

The Boss @DanaWhite recaps an amazing event w/ @MeganOlivi at #UFC205 https://t.co/67hCQKwBsw — UFC (@ufc) November 14, 2016 UFC President Dana White spoke to Megan Olivi backstage yesterday evening at Madison Square Garden where he recapped the historic UFC 205 fight card. Last night’s big event was topped off by a lightweight title fight between...

Nov 13, 2016 1:54 pm

BREAKING | Tyron Woodley Says He’s Fighting Conor McGregor Next

Last night, in the co-main event of the historic UFC 205, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley made the first defense of his title against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson – but only narrowly. The pair’s five-round battle was so competitive that the end result was a majority draw. Given the nature of Woodley’s war with Thompson, all signs...

Nov 11, 2016 6:12 am

VIDEO | ONE Championship Fighter Breaks Ankle, Keeps Fighting – NSFW!

As an inherently violent sport, MMA occasionally produces the kind of freak injuries that leave our stomachs in knots. In 2004,  for example, we watched a Frank Mir armbar snap Tim Sylvia’s forearm like a matchstick. In 2011, meanwhile, we saw Frank Mir dole out another gruesome arm injury, this time twisting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s arm...

Nov 10, 2016 8:40 am

Stipe Miocic weighs-in on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match

Prior to Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 back in August, there were talks of the featherweight superstar potentially making the jump to pro boxing to compete with boxing icon Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match. While both sides verbally agreed on the fight, with talks going as far as...

Nov 8, 2016 12:43 pm

BREAKING | UFC 205’s Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy Bout Is Reportedly Off

UFC 200, which occured in July of this year, was supposed to be a great card. Unfortunately, its lineup was torn asunder by injuries and PED busts, until it stood out as more of good card. We’ve been much more lucky in the case of UFC 205, the mammoth card that marks the UFC’s debut...

Nov 8, 2016 12:27 pm

Frankie Edgar breaks down loss to Jose Aldo

Back in July, at UFC 200, Frankie Edgar & Jose Aldo stepped into the Octagon to square off for the interim featherweight championship. In addition to the pair fighting for the interim featherweight strap, they were also fighting for a chance to step into the Octagon with featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who knocked out Aldo...

Nov 8, 2016 9:04 am

Get Ready to Meet “New Joanna” At UFC 205

Since joining the UFC in mid-2014, strawweight striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk has established herself as one of the best fighters on earth, and as one the sport’s brightest shining stars. In her first two fights with the organization, she took decisions from Juliana Lima in Claudia Gadelha. In her third fight in the Octagon, she claimed...

Nov 6, 2016 9:20 am

VIDEO | Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas Full Fight Video Highlights

Down goes Vargas #PacVargas pic.twitter.com/6Kd8UjdQk1 — Fancy Combat (@FancyCombat) November 6, 2016 Pacquiao vs. Vargas #PacVargas #PacquiaoVargas Highlights pic.twitter.com/ugOIdwNyOe — Fancy Combat (@FancyCombat) November 6, 2016 Last night, while Tony Ferguson and Rafael Dos Anjos dazzled mixed martial arts fans with a five-round classic in Mexico City, the boxing world had their eyes glued firmly...

Nov 6, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | See How Money and Fame Have Changed Conor McGregor’s Persona

Having reportedly made something in the area of $15 million for his August rematch with Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor is far and away the highest paid fighter in UFC history. The Irish star makes no secret of his massive financial success, as he whips around Las Vegas in luxury vehicles, decks himself out in absurdly...