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Nov 28, 2017 6:14 pm

UFC 218 Embedded Episode 2: Aldo Hits the Gym, Holloway Hits the Mall

    As we inch ever closer to the penultimate UFC PPV event of 2017, UFC 218, the fighters continue to settle in to their temporary Michigan homes. Check out episode two of the UFC’s popular Embedded series as they track the lives of this weekend’s fighters during one of the most significant times of...

Nov 28, 2017 6:13 pm

Free UFC Fight: Watch Max Holloway Shine in Sweden with a First Round Knockout

  Before Max Holloway makes the first defense of his UFC featherweight title, watch him score a blistering knockout against Akira Corassani at UFC Fight Night 53 back in 2014. Holloway was 23-years-old at the time and already held a record of 10-3 going in to this bout. He was known at the time as...

Nov 28, 2017 7:40 am

Report: Ricardo Lamas gets new opponent for UFC on Fox 26 in Winnipeg

Originally, long-time UFC featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas was expected to rematch former champion Jose Aldo at UFC on Fox 26, which goes down on December 16 in Winnipeg. When Frankie Edgar was forced out of his UFC 218 featherweight title fight with champ Max Holloway, however, Aldo was pulled from his fight with Lamas, and...

Nov 27, 2017 4:00 pm

UFC 218 Embedded: Episode 1

This weekend’s UFC 218 card promises* (*subject to change) an incredible lineup of former champions from both in and out of the UFC, title implications, and a bonafide featherweight title fight. During the build-up of UFC 218, watch the fighters prepare for a card with an incredible amount of potential with the first episode of...

Nov 26, 2017 8:08 pm

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway The Hawaiian champion, Max Holloway (18-3 MMA), was most recently seen in action at June’s UFC 212 event in Brazil, where he earned a third-round TKO victory over Jose Aldo to become the UFC’s undisputed featherweight champion of the world. The win marked Holloway’s eleventh...

Nov 26, 2017 7:50 pm

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Alistair Overeem (43-15 MMA) will return to the octagon in the co-main event of this weekend’s UFC 218 pay-per-view fight card where he will square off with fellow knockout artist Francis Ngannou. The former Dream and Strikeforce heavyweight champion, Overeem,...

Nov 26, 2017 11:27 am

UFC champion Amanda Nunes: “The UFC wants to get someone to beat me!”

UFC champion Amanda Nunes believes that the UFC wants to see her defeated by someone who they can “really promote and make money with”. The women’s bantamweight champion recently vented her frustrations in an interview with Flocombat. “There’s a point where, sometimes, I’d rather wait a bit and get a fight that sells,” The Lioness...

Nov 26, 2017 9:51 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn praises “great champion” Max Holloway

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn is very proud to see fellow Hawaiian Max Holloway finding huge success in the UFC. Holloway, who hails from Waianae, is currently riding an extremely impressive eleven fight win streak, his latest being a third-round TKO victory over Jose Aldo at UFC 212 which earned him the...

Nov 24, 2017 8:28 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Vows to Come Back Even More Arrogant in Return

Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s message for critics: I will be more ‘cocky,’ ‘arrogant’ and ‘loud’ after #UFC217 loss https://t.co/L3kM4PtqCe pic.twitter.com/CwVR4LQcrn — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) November 24, 2017 During the lead-up to UFC 217, Joanna Jedrzejczyk was at her most vicious. Some argued, maybe too vicious. She came under fire because some felt she was being too arrogant in the...

Nov 21, 2017 3:52 pm

Max Holloway Calls Jose Aldo’s Motivation Into Question During Media Call

Max Holloway wants to make it clear that he has no problem being motivated. It’s hard to think that anyone out there would ever doubt that he isn’t. After all, Holloway went on a 10-fight win streak before finally he was given the chance at the UFC featherweight title. He was up to defend the...

Nov 21, 2017 1:35 pm

BREAKING | Jimmie Rivera Gets a New Opponent for UFC 219

The UFC’s year-end mega card has taking more hits than most of it’s roster has had, but it is slowly being built back up. One of the bouts that ended up having to get split up is Dominick Cruz’s return to the Octagon against Jimmie Rivera, which was called off because of a broken arm...

Nov 21, 2017 8:32 am

Jose Aldo Threatens to ‘Smother’ Max Holloway After His Injury Jabs

When Max Holloway stepped into the cage with former featherweight king Jose Aldo for the first time, he took Aldo out in the third round. Something was missing though, which caused a lot of people to ask, ‘What if?’ Absent were the infamous and thundering leg kicks from the previous champ. It is one of...

Nov 21, 2017 4:38 am

Tyron Woodley trashes Colby Covington: He’s embarrassing himself

Over the last few weeks, surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has been ceaselessly campaigning for a title fight with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, lambasting him at every possible opportunity. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Woodley fired back in a big way. “When I’m looking down the scope and I’m looking through...

Nov 20, 2017 8:00 pm

Listen to the UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2 Conference Call Here

The penultimate UFC PPV of 2017 will feature one of the most important featherweight championship fights in history. Defending champion Max Holloway will put his belt on the line for the first time in a rematch against former champ, Jose Aldo. The belt changed hands in their first fight as Holloway escaped early trouble to...

Nov 20, 2017 7:50 pm

Dustin Poirier has a message for the UFC’s matchmakers

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Norfolk, VA, lightweight contender Dustin Poirier stepped into the cage with former champion Anthony Pettis. After two and a half riveting rounds, Poirier earned the win, forcing an apparently injured Pettis out of the fight with a body triangle. While this win...

Nov 18, 2017 6:58 am

Ricardo Lamas Thinks He Should Be Fighting Holloway at UFC 218

Frankie Edgar challenging Max Holloway was a fight everyone wanted to see. The two somehow haven’t fought yet and Edgar — along with Chad Mendes — were perpetually switching out for the second best featherweight in the world next to Jose Aldo. When an injury forced him out of his third chance at the title at UFC...

Nov 17, 2017 12:56 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway is Dropping a Must-See Shirt Inspired by Tupac

It is what it is! Dropping soon! @moskova pic.twitter.com/cCliKDFnfA — Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) November 17, 2017 Fresh off the heels of the announcement of his rematch with Jose Aldo, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will drop a shirt thanks to a collaboration with Moskova. When Frankie Edgar unfortunately had to pull out of the initial...

Nov 16, 2017 4:00 pm

Stipe Miocic and the UFC Resume Contract Negotiations

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic may be back in the Octagon sooner than fans expected. According to sources close to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting, Miocic and the UFC have resumed their negotiations regarding the champ’s contract. Miocic has been upset with his latest UFC contract and voiced that opinion throughout the year while a date...

Nov 16, 2017 3:13 pm

Frankie Edgar Gives His Pick for Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo II at UFC 219

Frankie Edgar had to pull out of his title fight with Max Holloway at UFC 218, but a rematch against Jose Aldo isn’t bad at all for a late replacement. Of course, Edgar would rather it be him, but a broken orbital in training forced him out of the bout. For now, he is back...

Nov 16, 2017 10:37 am

John Lineker Willing to Step in to Fight Jimmie Rivera at UFC 219

Jimmie Rivera has done everything to earn himself the biggest fights at bantamweight and UFC clearly agreed. He was matched up against former champion Dominick Cruz, but Cruz had to end up pulling out due to a broken arm. Just like that, Rivera loses out on the biggest fight in his career. He’s since called...

Nov 15, 2017 5:15 pm

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Gives the Date for Her Next Fight

At UFC 217, Rose Namajunas marched in there and did the unthinkable. In one of the biggest upsets in UFC history, Namajunas took out Joanna Jedrzejczyk and was crowned the new UFC strawweight champion. Given that she had been so incredibly dominant in her title reign, it wouldn’t be out of the question for the UFC...

Nov 15, 2017 6:50 am

After title shot snub, Cub Swanson worries UFC doesn’t “think highly” of him

Originally, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was expected to defend his title against Frankie Edgar at UFC 218 this December 2. When Edgar was forced out of the fight with an injury, however, the search for a replacement challenger began. One of the frontrunners in this search was Cub Swanson, who is scheduled for a...

Nov 12, 2017 3:53 pm

T.J. Dillashaw: “Cruz can suck it man. He’s the one who made me wait forever!”

T.J. Dillashaw reclaimed the UFC’s coveted bantamweight title by scoring a TKO victory over former teammate Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 217. Following his thrilling victory over “No Love”, Dillashaw called out current UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson for a super fight. With that, Dillashaw is not convinced that “Mighty Mouse” will...