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Sep 3, 2016 3:53 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva sparring with his son

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva has returned to the gym for training following his UFC 200 loss to light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Silva, who has been on a bit of a slide since losing his UFC middleweight championship to Chris Weidman in 2013, will be looking to return to the win...

Sep 3, 2016 2:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Alexander Gustafsson’s win over Jan Blanchowicz

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson returned to the Octagon for the first time since his split decision loss to Daniel Cormier in October. The win for Gustafsson was an incredibly dominant one, with Gustafsson dominating the fight from bell to bell as...

Sep 3, 2016 1:33 pm

McGregor’s head coach reveals untold training method for UFC 202

As the head coach of Irish superstar Conor McGregor’s, John Kavanagh is tasked with game-planning and training for a fighter who is known to take risks. The Irishman rolled the dice once more and really shook up his preparation for the rematch with Nate Diaz, coach Kavanagh revealed. McGregor spent $300,000 on fight camp leading into his...

Sep 3, 2016 10:02 am

Rafael dos Anjos rips McGregor vs. Diaz II fight: “I just saw 2 sloppy guys”

Last month, fight fans tuned in for the highly anticipated rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. McGregor was stepping into the Octagon in hopes of avenging his March 5th loss to Diaz in the main event of UFC 196. In the pair’s first fight, Diaz stepped in on just 2 weeks notice for Rafael...


Sep 2, 2016 11:15 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz shows off a huge joint from night with Snoop Dogg

UFC superstar Nate Diaz and his brother Nick are known advocates of marijuana. Older brother Nick is fresh off an 18-month suspension after testing positive for marijuana in his fight with Anderson Silva (Silva also tested positive for PEDs in their fight) at UFC 183 in January 2015. Meanwhile, Nate was under the microscope after...

Sep 2, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Malki Kawa opens up on future of Carlos Condit’s career

This past weekend, former interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit suffered his 2nd loss in a row. The loss this past weekend came at the hands of Demian Maia, who won via rear naked choke, and made it 6 straight with a win over Condit. Unfortunately, prior to Condit’s fight with Robbie Lawler at the...

Sep 2, 2016 6:30 am

Flyweight Champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson is After Seven-Figure Paydays

While many UFC fighters are still severely underpaid, others are starting to rake in some seriously hefty paydays. At UFC 196, Conor McGregor became the first UFC fighter to make a disclosed $1 million for a fight. At UFC 200, WWE superstar Brock Lesnar blew past that record with a $2.5 million payday. At UFC 202,...

Aug 31, 2016 9:49 pm

Demetrious Johnson up for superfight with Dominick Cruz

With Dominick Cruz and Demetrious Johnson both hailed as two of the most dominant champions in the UFC, many fans have been calling for the pair to have a rematch of their 2011 scrap that saw Cruz walk away with a unanimous decision. Cruz, who is fresh off a dominant decision win over Urijah Faber...

Aug 31, 2016 7:36 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz Road 2 War Episode 12: UFC 202 Fight Night

Still blown away by the exciting performance put on by Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at UFC 202? Get an up close and personal view with Team Diaz as they bring you in the moments leading up to the main event bout of UFC 202 against Conor McGregor. Diaz has been busy on social media...

Aug 31, 2016 9:19 am

Dana White interested in Rumble vs Bones fight for interim belt

Coming off of a blistering 13-second knockout of Glover Teixeira, many believed Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had earned a rematch with current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. However, UFC president Dana White has different plans in mind. “You can’t blame Cormier. The guy spent money and trained like 3 times and didn’t fight Jon Jones,” White...

Aug 30, 2016 9:45 pm

Rafael dos Anjos making changes following loss to Eddie Alvarez

When Eddie Alvarez and Rafael dos Anjos stepped into the Octagon on July 7th, no one could have imagined Alvarez would pick up such an incredibly dominant TKO just minutes into the fight to claim the UFC lightweight championship. With the UFC opting to book dos Anjos to fight Tony Ferguson rather than give him...

Aug 30, 2016 8:12 am

Overeem Thinks Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Are Lying About Their Pay

In the wake of UFC 202, much has been made of Conor McGregor’s record-breaking payday of $3 million. Of course, that payday doesn’t hold a candle to some of the recent purses of boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather, who has piled up hundreds of millions over his last few fights. Considering the paltry paydays of many...

Aug 30, 2016 7:30 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor won’t be stripped of title

Leading up to Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz earlier this month, UFC President Dana White stated that regardless of whether or not McGregor wins or loses, he will be forced to return to featherweight and defend his championship. While McGregor has continued to remain noncommittal in regards to returning to featherweight, UFC...

Aug 29, 2016 6:31 pm

Max Holloway weighing his options for featherweight gold

Max Holloway doesn’t care who he gets his belt from, because with interim champion Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor both holding featherweight gold, the Hawaiian has options. “I can’t be focusing on just Conor, Aldo has a belt too,” Holloway said on the MMA Hour. “Conor may have to drop the belt if he doesn’t...

Aug 29, 2016 5:54 pm

Rafael dos Anjos discusses his upcoming fight with Tony Ferguson

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos will be locking horns with surging contender Tony Ferguson on November 5 in Mexico City. And while this isn’t the fight “RDA” was initially hoping for, it is one he seems fairly happy with. “I asked for the rematch [with Alvarez], but I didn’t think they’d give it to me, so I...

Aug 29, 2016 4:41 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz just took another shot at Conor McGregor

Current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was awarded a majority decision victory over Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202 just over a week ago in Las Vegas. The bout was nothing short of a war and is being dubbed as a “Fight of the year” candidate by most fans and analysts. Despite...

Aug 29, 2016 2:55 pm

Dos Anjos on McGregor vs. Diaz 2: I Just Saw Two Sloppy Guys

On Monday afternoon, Ariel Helwani returned to our screens with the latest episode of The MMA Hour. One of this episode’s many big-name guests was former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos, who offered up his thoughts on the recent blockbuster rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. While pretty much the whole world seemed...

Aug 29, 2016 2:14 pm

Rory MacDonald blasts Robbie Lawler, accuses him of using PED’s at UFC 189

On Monday afternoon, Ariel Helwani returned to our screens with the latest episode of The MMA Hour. One of this episode’s many big-name guests was Rory MacDonald, who shook up the fight world by announcing that he recently heard that Robbie Lawler failed a drug test in the wake of their July 2015 rematch. Here’s what...

Aug 29, 2016 10:56 am

UFC 202 sets new record

Conor McGregor just can’t stop breaking records. With the fastest featherweight knockout in UFC history and numerous record-breaking live gates to UFC 189 and 194, the Irish superstar can now add another UFC record to his name. The preliminary numbers are in for UFC 202’s online PPV orders, and the numbers look good. “It did...

Aug 27, 2016 5:42 pm

UFC on FOX 21 Results: Jim Miller defeats Joe Lauzon via split-decision

A lightweight rematch between veterans Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller kicked off tonight’s UFC on FOX 21 main card in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Round one begins and Lauzon presses forward with a front kick. Both men exchange combinations early. Miller lands a nice body kick. Lauzon shoots in and attempts a heel hook. It...

Aug 27, 2016 4:29 pm

Dana White is still pushing for a “Bones” vs. “Rumble” interim title fight

Following Anthony Johnson’s brutal 13-second knockout victory over Glover Teixeira in the co-main event of UFC 202, many fans and analysts expected that “Rumble’s” next fight would be a title bout against current champ Daniel Cormier. However, shortly after Johnson’s blistering uppercut victory, UFC president Dana White shocked fans by stating that he liked the...

Aug 27, 2016 7:38 am

VIDEO | Dana White remains doubtful regarding Georges St-Pierre’s return

Recently, talks of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre returning to the Octagon have continued to surface more and more frequently. After Tyron Woodley knocked out Robbie Lawler to claim the UFC welterweight championship, Woodley was quick to call out St-Pierre, however while GSP appeared to be willing to fight Woodley, an official announcement never...

Aug 26, 2016 2:20 pm

Carlos Condit confident he can avenge loss to Tyron Woodley

It didn’t take newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley long to begin calling out fighters for his first potential title defense. Woodley shut down welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson on the post-fight show, where Woodley also called out Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz. With that being said, welterweight veteran Carlos Condit, who makes his...