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Mar 1, 2016 10:07 am

Jose Aldo on turning down UFC 196 fight: ‘It’s not cockfighting’

Following Jose Aldo’s UFC 194 KO loss to Conor McGregor, the former champ stated that he wanted a rematch with Conor McGregor regardless of whether or not the UFC featherweight championship was on the line. Aldo began his campaigning for a rematch with McGregor, however UFC President Dana White pointed out that the first time...

Mar 1, 2016 9:53 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey putting on weight for fight with Cyborg?

While Ronda Rousey currently has no fight scheduled, a recent photo of Rousey has many wondering if the former champ is putting on weight in hopes of a fight with Cris Cyborg. After Ronda Rousey lost to Holly Holm at UFC 193, talks of a potential superfight with Invicta FC Champion Cris Cyborg quickly died...

Mar 1, 2016 8:53 am

Brock Lesnar offered to help CM Punk train for UFC debut

While we now know that CM Punk will fight Mickey Gall in his UFC debut, we still have yet to find out when the pair will fight. After Gall won his ‘UFC Fight Night 82’ scrap against Mike Jackson last month, it was assumed the pair would fight at UFC 200. Unfortunately, Punk was forced...

Mar 1, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey refuses to discuss fighting in interview

Mixed martial arts champion #RondaRousey admits suffering serious depression after being knocked out last year https://t.co/9SvnXQ8KjM — 7 News Perth (@7NewsPerth) February 28, 2016 While one would expect Ronda Rousey to discuss her run as UFC women’s bantamweight champion and her future in the UFC in an interview, the former champ apparently doesn’t want to...


Mar 1, 2016 8:33 am

Michael Bisping passes Anderson Silva in UFC rankings

On Saturday in the main event of UFC London, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva went to war for 5 rounds. Ultimately, all 3 judges scored the bout in Bisping’s favor, giving him the unanimous decision win. With that being said, many, including UFC President Dana White, believed that the bout should have been scored in...

Mar 1, 2016 8:21 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold hints at light heavyweight run after Daniel Cormier retires?

It’s no secret that teammates Luke Rockhold, Daniel Cormier, and Cain Velasquez are three of the best fighters in the UFC at heavier weight classes. The trio are often seen together at UFC events, cornering one another and also supporting from the crowd. In the video above you can see UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold...

Mar 1, 2016 8:12 am

Frankie Edgar details what it would have taken for him to fight at UFC 196

After Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from UFC 196 with a broken foot, the UFC reportedly went to Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar first to offer them a fill-in slot against Conor McGregor. Unfortunately, Jose Aldo turned the bout down because he wasn’t in shape, and Frankie Edgar turned the bout down because he was injured....

Mar 1, 2016 7:37 am

Team Silva wants commission to review and overturn Bisping’s win

Michael Bisping scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career this past Saturday in London, when he defeated former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva via unanimous decision. The fight was very close and many fans thought that “The Spider” should have got the ‘nod’ from the judges when all was said and done. Anderson...

Mar 1, 2016 6:50 am

Holly Holm has “zero concern” regarding not being the main event at UFC 196

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will make her first title defense at this weekend’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas when she squares off with former Strikeforce title holder Miesha Tate in the evening’s co-main event slot. Many people thought that the ‘Holm vs. Tate’ bout would be promoted to ‘main event’ status after...

Mar 1, 2016 6:04 am

Jose Aldo discusses life following his loss to Conor McGregor

Jose Aldo (25-2 MMA) has been relatively quiet since suffering a 13-second knockout loss to Conor McGregor in the headlining bout of December’s UFC 194 event in Las Vegas. The former UFC featherweight champion joined Ariel Helwani on yesterday’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed his life since the shocking defeat: “Mentally I’m ok.”...

Mar 1, 2016 5:40 am

Anthony Pettis on loss to Eddie Alvarez: “I had focused too much on my wrestling”

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is coming off a tough split-decision loss to former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, which took place at January’s ‘UFC Fight Night 81’ event in Boston. The loss served as “Showtime’s” second setback in as many fights, which marks the first time in his career that he has suffered back-to-back defeats. Pettis joined Ariel Helwani on yesterday’s edition of...

Mar 1, 2016 2:03 am

Jose Aldo opens up on why he turned down fight with Conor McGregor

It was the fight Jose Aldo has been having dreams of ever since he lost at UFC 194 back in December. However, with less than two weeks given for an opportunity to rematch Conor McGregor, Aldo turned down the fight when McGregor’s originally scheduled opponent Rafael dos Anjos pulled out due to an injury and...

Feb 29, 2016 9:04 pm

Mikey Burnett and son shot.

According to a source close to the situation MMA Pioneer Mikey Burnett and his son Freddie were shot in a busy parking lot near 31st and Garnett in Tulsa, OK. Police say it was a botched robbery. Freddie was shot once in the leg and Mikey was shot three times in the abdomen. “His son...

Feb 29, 2016 7:53 pm

Herb Dean explains why he didn’t end the fight after Anderson Silva’s knee

A flying Knee at 4:59 of the 3rd round.  Anderson Silva thought he had a come from behind walk off KO over Michael Bisping. Not according to Herb Dean.  Heres why. “That’s the way the mechanic works, is that you replace the mouthpiece during a lull in the action,” Dean said during an appearance on...

Feb 29, 2016 7:22 pm

Mouth Piece Problem – Michael Bisping says it’s his fault

At the end of the 3rd round, actually the final second of the 3rd round, Anderson Silva jumped off the canvas and hit Michael Bisping in the face with a flying knee.  Down goes Bisping, Silva jumps up on the cage to celebrate his 3rd round  KO.  Unfortunately referee Herb Dean did not call an...

Feb 29, 2016 11:49 am

Frankie Edgar gives his insight on what Nate Diaz will have to do to beat Conor McGregor

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was absolutely furious last week when he heard that he “refused” to take a fight with the featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Edgar who is injured with a torn groin is unable to fight and appeared on Monday’s MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani to talk about getting over his situation...

Feb 29, 2016 11:02 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor posts new photo with his ‘angel’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been buzzing with his recent fight change with his original opponent Rafael dos Anjos pulling out. McGregor’s new opponent Nate Diaz seems to have fans more excited about the UFC 196 match taking place on March 5th. With the excitement surrounding the fight with his new opponent in Diaz,...

Feb 29, 2016 10:28 am

Vince McMahon wanted to fight Dana White at WrestleMania 27

What do you think the PPV numbers would be like if UFC President Dana White stepped in the ring against WWE CEO Vince McMahon? Apparently McMahon saw the match pulling a big draw, but apparently Dana White was not interested in the idea. In a report from What Culture, a recap of Dave Meltzer’s Wrestling...

Feb 29, 2016 9:53 am

Anderson Silva’s Manager To Michael Bisping- Let’s Do It Again In Brazil

Sounds only fair since Anderson Silva went to London to fight Michael Bisping. Silva’s team would love the rematch to be in Brazil, Silva’s home turf. It was a unanimous decision loss for Silva at the O2 Arena in London. That is Silva’s first decision loss since 2000. In his post fight interview Silva called...

Feb 29, 2016 9:40 am

Cat Zingano hints on her return for a rematch with Ronda Rousey

UFC bantamweight veteran Cat Zingano has not fought since losing to the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 184, which took place back in February of last year. Zingano took to Twitter to reveal on the anniversary of her last fight that a rematch may be in the works against Rousey. Zingano...

Feb 29, 2016 6:41 am

Michael Bisping responds to Nick Diaz: “If you want to throw down I’m in!”

Michael Bisping scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career this past weekend in London, when he defeated former UFC champion Anderson Silva via unanimous decision. Shortly after “The Count’s” upset victory, former UFC title challenger Nick Diaz took to social media to post a meme insinuating that Bisping should have actually lost...