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Jul 31, 2017 8:52 am

Referee Big John McCarthy responds to Daniel Cormier’s post-fight statement

Last Saturday, Daniel Cormier’s reign as UFC light heavyweight champion came to a crashing halt, as he was put down by a third-round head-kick dealt by his rival Jon Jones. Some 24 hours later, Cormier released a statement on his Instagram account, during which he congratulated Jones, and apologized to referee John McCarthy for initially...

Jul 31, 2017 8:08 am

Coach Duke Roufus drops hint about CM Punk’s next fight

Duke Roufus serves as the coach of several of the UFC’s top fighters, from UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley, who defeated Demian Maia over the weekend, to UFC flyweight contender Sergio Pettis, who takes on Brandon Moreno in the main event of UFC Fight Night 114 this weekend. Roufus also serves as the head MMA...

Jul 31, 2017 6:29 am

VIDEO | Listen to Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s corners during the end of their fight

Corner audio of both teams during Jon Jones’ knockout over Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 pic.twitter.com/ILqIQulqIx — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) July 31, 2017 On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in sunny Anaheim, California with the stacked UFC 214. This unforgettable card was topped by a light heavyweight title grudge match between reigning champ Daniel...

Jul 31, 2017 6:02 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier hinted at Jon Jones’ head-kick knockout three years ago

Wow. Daniel Cormier eerily predicted the result of last night’s main event three years ago pic.twitter.com/FfFG6Vp1W3 — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) July 31, 2017 On Saturday night, Daniel Cormier attempted to defend the UFC light heavyweight title against his fiercest rival and the only man he’s ever lost to, Jon Jones. While Cormier had some success...

Jul 30, 2017 6:17 pm

Demian Maia discusses his future after loss to Tyron Woodley

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 214, Brazilian jiu jitsu wizard Demian Maia finally got his long-awaited welterweight title shot. His chance came against talented champion Tyron Woodley. Unfortunately for Maia and his many fans, Woodley was simply the better man on fight night. Of the 21 takedowns Maia attempted, not one...

Jul 30, 2017 4:30 pm

Jimi Manuwa issues statement after quick KO loss to Volkan Oezdemir

On Saturday night, in the first bout of the stacked UFC 214 main card, British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa stepped onto the canvas with rapidly rising Swiss contender Volkan Oezdemir. The winner of this fight, it seemed, would become the next man in line for the winner of Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones light heavyweight...

Jul 30, 2017 4:00 pm

After KO of Manuwa, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson praises Volkan Oezdemir: he made me look bad

Last night, in the first bout of the stacked UFC 214 main card, Switzerland’s Volkan Oezdemir stepped onto the canvas with British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa in perceived light heavyweight number-one-contender fight. Though Oezdemir entered this fight as noteworthy underdog, he passed his test with flying colors, mauling his accomplished foe to a first-round knockout...

Jul 30, 2017 3:37 pm

Cris Cyborg sets her sights on Holly Holm, Dana White comments on possible fight

Cris Cyborg is finally a UFC champion. After years of waiting, the Brazilian bomber got her chance to fight for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight title opposite Tonya Evinger in one of three title fights on Saturday’s UFC 214 bill. Cyborg won her title with a third-round TKO. From here, it’s difficult to say what...

Jul 30, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Worrisome footage of a dazed Daniel Cormier after his knockout loss to Jon Jones

Last night, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones finally stepped into the cage for their long-awaited rematch. Though Cormier started strong – arguably winning the early portions of the fight – he was cracked in the third by a monstrous...

Jul 30, 2017 1:21 pm

Tyron Woodley issues statement after Maia win, admits to mid-fight shoulder injury

Last night, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 214, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley attempted his third title defense against Brazilian jiu jitsu wizard Demian Maia. Though the fight was an undeniably slow one, Woodley successfully defended his welterweight crown, stopping all 21 of Maia’s attempted takedowns en route to a unanimous decision...

Jul 29, 2017 12:12 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at Arthur Jones

Friday afternoon prior to the UFC 214 ceremonial weigh-ins, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s team was involved in a verbal spat with Arthur Jones, the eldest brother of former light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones. Arthur Jones recalled the situation to MMAFighting, saying: “They were like, ‘The real champ’ and all this other bullshit,” Arthur...

Jul 28, 2017 11:59 pm

Daniel Cormier’s team and Arthur Jones get into verbal spat

Friday morning during the UFC 214 early weigh-ins, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s team was involved in a bit of a verbal spat with former light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones’ brother, Arthur Jones. Arthur, the eldest Jones brother, is a star in his own right. An NFL Defensive tackle standing at 6’3 and 320...

Jul 28, 2017 2:50 pm

Jon Jones gives his pick in Mayweather vs McGregor fight and reasons why

There is no doubt that the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight will be one of the biggest and perhaps the richest fight in combat sports history. With two superstars colliding in the boxing ring that are coming from two different sports, the masses of die-hard fans, as well as casual ones getting caught up...

Jul 28, 2017 2:46 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan: Conor McGregor is not that level of a boxer

Joe Rogan has a ton of fans because of his background in martial arts and his undeniable passion for the sport of MMA. Rogan’s name was brought up to be a part of the broadcasting crew for the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight. Unfortunately, Rogan had already committed to other obligations on the August...

Jul 28, 2017 1:07 pm

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier narrate their media day staredown

Thursday afternoon at the UFC 214 media day, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones came face to face for yet another heated staredown ahead of their scrap on Saturday. Jon Jones, in an effort to make a statement about the physique of Cormier, hit the stage shirtless...

Jul 28, 2017 9:58 am

Jimi Manuwa gives rather one-sided prediction for Jon ones vs. Daniel Cormier

Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 214, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will step into the Octagon with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch several years in the making. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community is torn in regards to their predictions for the fight. While...

Jul 28, 2017 8:28 am

Tyron Woodley unfazed by Demian Maia being a specialist

On Saturday, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will step into the Octagon in hopes of making yet another successful title defense in the co-main event of UFC 214. The fight will see ‘The Chosen One’ step into the Octagon with arguably the greatest JiuJitsu specialist in the UFC, Demian Maia. Ahead of the fight, Woodley...

Jul 28, 2017 1:31 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones regional highlight reel of terror

🙏 Before Jon Jones was a #UFC #champion–or challenger–he obliterated the regional pro #MMA scene. #UFC214 👇👇 pic.twitter.com/w5RnPg33az — Hunter Alek Homistek (@HunterAHomistek) July 27, 2017 Prior to UFC 214 this weekend, take a look back at former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ brutal regional highlight reel, as you can see footage from countless Jones...

Jul 28, 2017 1:15 am

Daniel Cormier gives ultimate ‘f**k you’ scenario for Jon Jones rematch

This Saturday at UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated rematch with his nemesis Jon Jones. The fight will not only determine the undisputed light heavyweight champion, but will also see Jones return to the Octagon for the first time since his UFC 200 suspension...

Jul 27, 2017 12:21 pm

Jon Jones: I will deal with Daniel, and then I’ll deal with Brock Lesnar

The UFC light heavyweight championship title fight between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones is set to take place at UFC 214 on Saturday, July 29 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Ahead of the what is being called the biggest UFC card of the year thus far, the stars that will be competing on...

Jul 27, 2017 11:53 am

Dana White shuts down Georges St-Pierre’s hopes of Michael Bisping fight

Earlier this month, ahead of the UFC 213 Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero interim middleweight title fight, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre texted both UFC President Dana White and UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping to request a title fight with Bisping in November. White remained silent on the matter, and after Robert Whittaker defeated...

Jul 27, 2017 11:31 am

Volkan Oezdemir: I’m going to knock Jimi Manuwa out in the first round

This weekend, in the opening bout of the UFC 214 main card, Swiss striker Volkan Oezdemir will collide with British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa in what is widely perceived as a light heavyweight number one contender. Earlier this week, Oezdemir took time out of his busy fight week for an interview with BJ Penn Radio....

Jul 27, 2017 11:07 am

Daniel Cormier 100% confident Jon Jones was using PEDs in first fight

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is currently gearing up for his highly anticipated UFC 214 main event showdown with Jon Jones this weekend where the pair will fight for the undisputed light heavyweight title two years after the pair’s first meeting at UFC 182, where Jones captured a rather one-sided unanimous decision. Ahead of...

Jul 27, 2017 10:48 am

VIDEO | This is not Conor McGregor and hoards of fans don’t have the slightest clue

Have you seen Conor McGregor lately? He’s put on a lot of muscle and has gotten really, really good at body weight exercises ahead of his multi-million dollar bout with Floyd Mayweather, right? In reality, Conor isn’t going to be much bigger than his 154-pound weigh in weight come fight night, according to his nutritionist....

Jul 27, 2017 9:47 am

Pat Miletich offers advice to Conor McGregor for Floyd Mayweather

On August 26th, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will face the toughest test of his career as he steps into the Octagon with unbeaten boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. Ahead of the fight, retired boxing champion Paul Malignaggi has given his vague insight into Conor McGregor‘s gameplan for the fight via The Jim Rome Show, saying:...

Jul 27, 2017 8:27 am

Paul Malignaggi discusses the power of Conor McGregor

Several weeks ago, news surfaced that Conor McGregor had extended an offer to former boxing champion Paul Malignaggi to join Team McGregor as the UFC lightweight champ prepared for his historic boxing match against Floyd Mayweather. Malignaggi ultimately did end up joining Conor McGregor‘s camp, as a photo of the pair sparring broke the news...