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Aug 15, 2016 1:23 pm

UFC targeting Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy for historic pay-per-view card

After nearly two years since a controversial loss to Yoel Romero, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is being targeted to face former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans who will be dropping down a weight class for a middleweight bout, according to Flocombat. According to their sources, the fight is being targeted for UFC 205, which...


Aug 15, 2016 10:00 am

GIF | The evolution of Joe Rogan’s ability to f–k you up!

Joe Rogan Turning Side Kick Then & Now If you aren’t familiar with UFC color commentator Joe Rogan’s martial arts background, the guy is surely one that can talk the talk and back it up. Rogan is a taekwondo and Brazilan jiu-jitsu black belt and definitely knows his stuff, which makes him such a revered...

Aug 15, 2016 10:00 am

Rio 2016 Olympic wrestler gets choked unconscious, yet manages to win gold!

Submitting was not an option for Russia’s Roman Vlaslov when he found himself in a tight situation in the 75kg Greco-Roman competition Olympic semi-finals. Vlaslov was put in a chokehold by Croatia’s Bozo Starcevic and went unconscious during their match (Watch the video here.) Once Vlaslov regained consciousness, he went on to defeat Starcevic to...

Aug 15, 2016 6:00 am

Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping and 6 other bouts announced for UFC 204

The UFC officially announced that Dan Henderson will square off with Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight championship on October 8 in Manchester, England. The UFC finally make it official. Michael Bisping vs Dan Henderson headlines UFC 204, taking place at the Manchester Arena on October 8th. — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 15, 2016 In...

Aug 15, 2016 1:59 am

UFC officially announces BJ Penn to headline UFC Fight Night Manila

The UFC announced early Monday that Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn is set to return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night Manila. Penn, the former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion will meet UFC #4 ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas in the main event of the card, which takes place on October 15. JUST ANNOUNCED:#UFCManila...

Aug 15, 2016 1:14 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Bad Blood: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch veteran Nate Diaz in another non-title welterweight fight scheduled for UFC 202 this weekend. Check out the special 43-minute special put together by the UFC. From the video description: “Nate Diaz’s defeat of Conor McGregor at UFC 196 put a dent in The Notorious One’s invincible...

Aug 15, 2016 1:05 am

VIDEO | Ultimate display of disrespect in Olympic judo match ends with heavy boos from crowd

WATCH: Israeli Or Sasson beats Egypt’s Islam El Shehaby in #Judo #Rio2016 #Olympics pic.twitter.com/3nh6h0UA2e — Zionist Federation (@ZionistFed) August 12, 2016 Etiquette is a major part of nearly every discipline of martial arts. Recently, in Rio for the Olympics, Egyptian judo competitor Islam El Shehaby put on a true display of disrespect after losing to...

Aug 15, 2016 12:54 am

VIDEO | Whole neighborhood shows up to watch wild backyard brawl

https://www.facebook.com/theMMAUG/videos/1023869554329341/ There is something about backyard fights that just attracts all types of viewers and in this case, of all ages. Check out this wild brawl between two game competitors as they compete in front of a crowd of onlookers that range from young children to middle-aged soccer moms. We know there is a lot...

Aug 14, 2016 6:51 pm

VIDEO | Behind the scenes of McGregor’s media day and open workout

Go behind the scenes of Conor McGregor’s recent media day and open workout in Las Vegas. The current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is less than one week away from the biggest fight of his MMA career when he rematches Nate Diaz in a welterweight bout in main event of UFC 202. Diaz submitted McGregor...

Aug 14, 2016 1:47 pm

Report | GSP turns down title fight with Woodley after failed negotiations with the UFC

It appears that newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will not be squaring off with former title holder Georges St-Pierre in his first UFC title defense. UFC president Dana White stated earlier this week that Woodley would be making his first title defense against current division number one contender Stephen Thompson. Woodley fired back...

Aug 14, 2016 12:59 pm

Report | Ronda Rousey will not return at UFC 205

Who will headline UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in New York? According to MMA insider Dave Meltzer, it will not be former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Meltzer recently spoke with Submission Radio where he delivered the following news about a possible “Rowdy” comeback: “I talked to one of her friends a couple...

Aug 14, 2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern’s mixed martial arts debut (highlights)

Strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern was unable to finish Kenia Rosas in her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy 58, but the current number one pound-for-pound grappler did put on a dominating performance. Dern spoke to MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani about the fight and outlined her future goals in the sport: “I’m always confident in my jiu-jitsu,...

Aug 14, 2016 12:13 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey takes on Ediane Gomes in her first pro fight

Watch former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey score a quick armbar submission victory in her professional mixed martial arts debut against Ediane Gomes at “King Of The Cage – Turning Point” in March of 2011. “Rowdy” would go on to win her next 11 MMA fights, scoring finishes in all eleven contests, before eventually...

Aug 14, 2016 11:37 am

Derrick Lewis says he is returning to the cage at UFC Manila

Derrick Lewis (16-4 MMA) was hoping to get a fight against former champ Fabricio Werdum at next month’s UFC 203 event, this after Ben Rothwell was forced to withdraw from the cards scheduled co-main event with an injury. Unfortunately for “The Black Beast”, UFC officials opted to give Travis Browne the opportunity to rematch Werdum in the co-headliner...

Aug 13, 2016 9:05 pm

Conor McGregor is unsure if he will return to featherweight

Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White stated that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be returning to 145-pounds for his next fight, this after he squares off with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 next weekend. With that said, Conor would be returning to featherweight to have a title unification bout with current interim...

Aug 13, 2016 9:04 pm

The “Korean Superboy” Doo Hoi Choi challenges Cub Swanson to a fight!

UFC featherweight Doo Ho Choi (14-1 MMA) is quickly making a name for himself in the UFC’s stacked featherweight division. The “Korean Superboy” has gone 3-0 inside the octagon scoring first-round knockouts in all three of those victories. Choi’s most recent effort came at last month’s TUF 23 Finale event where he knocked out veteran...

Aug 13, 2016 8:50 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor sends a message to fans

With exactly one week to go until UFC 202, where Conor McGregor will look to get his revenge on Nate Diaz for handing him his first UFC loss, the featherweight champ has a message for fight fans. McGregor uploaded the following picture to Instagram: Final cardio session of the camp wrapped up in the Las...

Aug 13, 2016 8:34 pm

Tim Kennedy hints at fight with Chael Sonnen?

Earlier this week, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy announced he would be returning from his 2-year hiatus for a “big fight” in the Octagon. With that being said, Kennedy didn’t disclose who his fight would be against, however many speculated that it would be a rematch with Yoel Romero, the man to controversially defeat him in...

Aug 13, 2016 7:47 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz: Road to UFC 202

With just one week to go until Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202, the Diaz Brothers have released the first episode of the ‘Nate Diaz: Road to UFC 202’ vlog series. Check it out above!

Aug 13, 2016 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson from 2015 (replay)

Nate Diaz scored the biggest victory of his MMA career at UFC 196 this past March when he submitted current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a welterweight bout in Las Vegas. Prior to his historic win, Nate was coming off one of the best performances of his UFC career when he defeated Michael Johnson...

Aug 13, 2016 3:33 pm

Breaking! John Dodson vs. John Lineker set to headline UFC Fight Night 96

A key bantamweight bout between former flyweight title challenger John Dodson (18-7 MMA) and knockout artist John Lineker (28-7 MMA) will headline October’s UFC Fight Night 96 in Portland, Oregon. MMAFighting was the first to report the bout. After falling in short in his two title attempts against UFC flyweight Demetrious Johnson, TUF 14 winner John Dodson returned to the...