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Oct 17, 2015 7:08 am

Askren “Good To Go” Without UFC Contract

Ben Askren is widely believed to be the best fighter outside of the UFC. The 31-year old ONE FC welterweight champion has made waves by consistently calling out top ranked UFC welterweights, as well as UFC President Dana White. In a recent interview with Sherdog, Askren discussed his current situation, and why he’s content with...

Oct 17, 2015 6:29 am

UFC Releases 5 Fighters, Including Marcus Brimage

Five UFC fighters have been handed their walking papers, and if rumors are true, more could be joining them. Marcus Brimage, Matt Van Buren, Christos Giagos, Roger Narvaez, and Chris Clements have all officially announced their release from the promotion via social media accounts. Marcus Brimage entered the UFC at the TUF 14 finale event...

Oct 16, 2015 3:45 pm

UFC releases TUF 19 winner Eddie Gordon

Former TUF 19 winner Eddie “Truck” Gordon received his walking papers from the UFC today. The news comes just days after Gordon announced his plans to drop down to the promotions welterweight division. Gordon took to his official Facebook Page to announce his release. “Just got news from the @ufc I will be released just...

Oct 13, 2015 10:13 am

Uh-Oh! UFC Has Deadspin And Sb Nation Twitters Shut Down

The UFC and the NFL got two Twitter accounts shut down for apparently violating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or basically because the accounts were showing short clips of copyrighted material, i.e. clips of PPV events and other sports events. The UFC and NFL complained to Twitter, who then suspended the accounts @Deadspin and @SBNationGIFs....


Oct 11, 2015 7:26 am

UFC champ Fabricio Werdum signs on as Ambassador for Akhmat Fight Club

UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum is preparing himself for one of the biggest fights of his career when he defends his championship for the very first time against Cain Velasquez. While the date for the fight is still up in the air, the rematch was announced earlier this month and will to take place in...

Oct 10, 2015 10:27 am

UFC Signs Undefeated Heavyweight Prospect

Watch out UFC heavyweights, the promotion just signed a new undefeated prospect. That’s right, the UFC signed Jarjis Danho, who currently stands at 6-0 in professional MMA. The news was announced by his management team, Control Master Management. In a press release about the signing, Danho had this to say: “Signing with the UFC is...

Oct 9, 2015 6:55 am

Weekly UFC Octagon Girl Instagram Roundup –– You’re Welcome!

It’s Friday, time to celebrate with the weekly UFC octagon girl roundup. Every week we go through the hard and strenuous task of searching through the UFC octagon girl’s Instagram accounts so we can bring you the best and brightest of the week. It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it. In today’s...

Oct 7, 2015 8:49 am

Rampage: ‘The UFC Just Stopped Me From Retiring’

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson shocked a lot of people earlier this week when he said that if his legal issues with Bellator don’t end soon than he’s just going to retire from MMA. Well, fear not MMA fans because Rampage just took to twitter and put all of us in a good mood by saying that...

Oct 6, 2015 8:42 am

UFC’s ‘Looking Into’ Unprofessional Ranking Panelist, Fighters Want Him Removed

If you missed a big story from yesterday, here’s a quick rundown. So as I’m sure you’ve heard, the scheduled co-main event for UFC 192, between welterweights Tyron Woodley and Johny Hendricks, was canceled the day before because of issues stemming from Hendricks’ weight cut. He ended up getting an intestinal blockage and a kidney...

Oct 5, 2015 3:02 pm

Ronda Rousey hits Instagram heavy with UFC 193 training footage

Every single time UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey steps into the octagon, it feels like the entire world stops to watch her fight. Whether its a famous actor like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson or non-sports affiliated news networks like CNN, everybody always talks about her latest performance. In just over one month, “Rowdy” returns...

Oct 5, 2015 9:51 am

UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm lineup set with 12 bouts

UFC 193 is set to go down Sunday November 15 (Saturday November 14 in North America) live from Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight featuring current champ Ronda Rousey taking on undefeated challenger Holly Holm. Ronda Rousey (12-0 MMA) is coming off a first-round knockout...

Oct 4, 2015 5:02 pm

Woodley: The media knew my UFC 192 bout was canceled before I did

Johny “Big Rig” Hendricks lost an opportunity to earn another title shot in front of his home-state crowd in Texas when he was forced out of his fight with Tyron Woodley due to weight cutting issues. Woodley was ready to make weight on Friday evening, but learned of his bout falling through in a bizarre...

Oct 2, 2015 8:59 am

UFC Fighters React To Hendricks vs. Woodley Being Pulled From UFC 192

UFC president Dana White decided to ruin everybody’s Friday morning by announcing that the scheduled UFC 192 co-main event, between welterweights Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley, had abruptly been pulled from the card. White only said, in a tweet, that it was due to an issue with Hendricks’ weight cut. Everyone jumped online and starting...

Oct 2, 2015 8:12 am

Hendricks vs. Woodley Pulled From UFC 192 After Hendricks Weight Cut Issue

In a very shocking and unexpected turn of events, the UFC welterweight scrap between former champ Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley at this Saturday’s UFC 192 has been pulled from the card. The news come straight from UFC president Dana White, who sent out a tweet only saying that the fight was off after an...

Oct 2, 2015 7:07 am

‘UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson’ Drug Test Results Come Back Clean

Good news, all the drug tests from UFC 191 came back negative, as in, clean. UFC 191 featured a flyweight title fight in the main event, between champ Demetrious Johnson and challenger John Dodson. It was a rematch of a very close first fight, but this time around it was all Johnson. The champ dominated...

Oct 1, 2015 10:29 am

The UFC Loses Again In Anti-Trust Lawsuit

Just last week, the judge in the UFC’s anti-trust lawsuit ruled against a motion for dismissal, thus allowing the case to move forward. Now, according to BloodyElbow’s John Nash, the UFC has lost another battle in the case and the judge has ruled that they cannot stop plaintiffs attorney Rob Maysey from viewing their highly...

Oct 1, 2015 6:11 am

Michael Bisping’s Out, Uriah Hall’s In Against Robert Whittaker At UFC 193

Sorry Michael Bisping fans, ‘The Count’ has been forced out of his scheduled fight with Robert Whittaker at UFC 193. The news was announced during Wednesday’s UFC Tonight. Bisping will be getting surgery on his elbow and will be out of action for a few weeks. It’s apparently not very serious, but it is enough...

Oct 1, 2015 5:57 am

Former UFC Champ Rashad Evans: ‘I Love The Trash Talking’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will be making his return to the octagon this weekend after nearly two years out of competition. Evans will come back and fight Ryan Bader at UFC 192, a fight that could put him in the title picture, if he wins. Before getting injured, Evans was on a...

Sep 30, 2015 10:43 am

UFC 192 Light Heavyweights React To Jon Jones’ Possible Return

There’s no question that one thing that will be on a lot of people’s minds during UFC 192 will be Jon Jones. The former UFC light heavyweight champion was given 18 months probation instead of any jail time following a hit and run incident earlier in the year. Thus, Jones could return to the UFC...

Sep 30, 2015 10:30 am

Werdum: ‘The UFC Would Have Been Better For Fedor’

Mixed Martial Arts legend Fedor Emelianenko will return to fighting on December 31st, this after signing a $2.5 million deal to fight for former Pride FC boss Sakakibara’s new Japanese promotion. The news came as a disappointment to most fight fans, as many of the sports viewers have longed to see “The Last Emperor” test...

Sep 30, 2015 9:00 am

Nick Diaz: ‘UFC Put Me In Touch With Their Lawyers’

On Tuesday, the support for former UFC champion Jon Jones was evident, with both UFC president Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta in attendance during the court hearing. However, we’ve seen little to no real support for Nick Diaz coming from the UFC since his five-year suspension was handed down, not even a statement on...

Sep 29, 2015 12:06 pm

Jones’ UFC Return Imminent? Dana And Lorenzo Show Up At JacksonWinkMMA

By now you might have heard the news about former UFC champion Jon Jones. The former 205 king appeared in court on Tuesday and left with 18 months of probation and no jail time after pleading guilty to a felony charge. Jones’ legal team was able to get Jones a plea deal and ultimately the judge...

Sep 29, 2015 9:48 am

UFC Releases A Statement Regarding Jon Jones’ Future

On Tuesday we found out that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will not be serving any jail time stemming from his hit-and-run incident back in April. He appeared in court and plead guilty to a felony charge of fleeing the scene, as part of a plea deal agreement. The judge heard from Jones’...

Sep 28, 2015 7:41 pm

Alexander Gustafsson has some bad news for Daniel Cormier…

Before he chose to make the drop to light heavyweight, Daniel Cormier reigned supreme in the heavyweight division for nearly five years. Despite being outmatched in terms of height against fighters like Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, Cormier remained undefeated and dominated any and all challengers that were sent his way. Now, Cormier is at the top...

Sep 28, 2015 5:29 pm

Rockhold: UFC should oversee & administer post-weigh-in IVs

Despite the little amount of fanfare leading up to the event, “UFC 192” will go down as one of the most historic cards in the company’s history. United State Anti-Doping Agency’s IV-bag ban goes into effect on October 1st and fighters will no longer be able to rehydrate utilizing IV bags. This has already forced...

Sep 26, 2015 2:39 pm

UFC Heavyweight Frank Mir Signs New 8 Fight Contract

Looks like UFC heavyweight Frank Mir won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. The vet announced, via his Instagram, that he has signed a new 8-fight contract with the promotion. Mir’s last fight was anything but legendary. He fought fellow champ Andrei Arlovski in a fight that many were expecting to be the fight of the...

Sep 25, 2015 7:41 am

UFC Fighter Soa ‘The Hulk’ Palelei Banned From Visiting Sick Children In Hospital

In a strange situation, UFC heavyweight Soa ‘The Hulk’ Palelei has been banned from visiting sick children in an Australian hospital. Palelei is also an ambassador for Make-a-Wish and was in the process of getting ready to do a 24-hour stint on an ergo grinder, with WA rugby league champion Matt Fuller, as a part...