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Nov 20, 2016 6:00 am

VIDEO | Highlights! Watch Bader smash Lil Nog in Sao Paulo

Last night (Saturday, November 19) the UFC returned to sun soaked Sao Paulo, Brazil with UFC Fight Night 100. The card was headlined by a light heavyweight clash between long-time contender Ryan Bader, and Brazilian legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira – more widely known as “Lil Nog.” The bout had the potential to thrust the winner...

Nov 19, 2016 9:42 pm

Michael Chandler Defeats Benson Henderson in Bellator 165 Main Event

On Saturday night, Bellator MMA returned to the SAP Center in San Jose, California with Bellator 165. In the card’s main event, reigning Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler attempted to defend his title against former WEC and UFC lightweight titleholder Benson Henderson. Though Chandler would ultimately succeed on this mission, Henderson did not make it easy...

Nov 19, 2016 7:51 pm

BREAKING! Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione set for Bellator 172

Fedor Emelianenko will return to the cage on February 18 in San Jose, California when he squares off with Matt Mitrione at Bellator 172. Bellator officials just announced the news. THE EMPEROR HAS ARRIVED! #Bellator172: Fedor vs @mattmitrione | FEB 18 live & free on @spike 9/8c pic.twitter.com/lSlMuwE48x — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) November 20, 2016...

Nov 19, 2016 5:53 pm

VIDEO | Kevin ‘Baby Slice’ Ferguson Jr. forced to tapout in Bellator debut

Kevin Ferguson Jr. made his Bellator debut against Aaron Hamilton at tonight’s Bellator 165 event in San Jose, California. ‘Baby Slice’ showed off some good striking and solid power in the early stages of the contest. However, midway through the second-round Ferguson Jr. left his neck out and was caught in a tight guillotine choke...

Nov 19, 2016 4:51 pm

UFC Fight Night 99 Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 99’ in Belfast, Northern Ireland, delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, four “Performance of the night” awards were handed out at today’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 99’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Jack Marshman made a...

Nov 19, 2016 4:27 pm

Pros react to Gegard Mousasi’s TKO victory over Uriah Hall

Former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi was able to score revenge on Uriah Hall earlier today at the UFC Fight Night 99 event in Belfast, Northern Ireland, earning a first-round TKO victory over “Primetime”. Mousasi and Hall exchanged shots on their feet for the opening couple of minutes of the main event contest, but Gegard eventually...

Nov 19, 2016 4:10 pm

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre training with Chael Sonnen in Bellator cage

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre’s ongoing dispute with the UFC has been an extremely long one with many unanticipated bumps in the road. While St-Pierre has maintained that he is ready to once again return to the Octagon, and end his 3-year hiatus, he and the UFC have been unable to reach a deal that...

Nov 19, 2016 3:53 pm

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi Octagon interview

This afternoon, in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Belfast’, top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi stepped into the Octagon against Uriah Hall for a highly anticipated rematch of their 2015 scrap. In 2015, when the pair stepped into the Octagon, Hall delivered a spectacular TKO win as he landed a back kick on...

Nov 19, 2016 11:17 am

ODDS! Conor McGregor underdog to Tyron Woodley, favored in 2 other fights

Earlier this month, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor successfully made his UFC lightweight debut as he TKOd Eddie Alvarez in the second round of their UFC 205 main event scrap, entering himself into the UFC history books as the first man to simultaneously hold two UFC championships. Leading up to the fight however, McGregor was...

Nov 19, 2016 10:09 am

Gegard Mousasi accuses the UFC of protecting Michael Bisping

Saturday afternoon in Belfast, Ireland, #5 ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi will step into the Octagon against #10 ranked Uriah Hall in a highly anticipated rematch that will see Mousasi given the chance to avenge his highlight reel KO loss to Hall which took place last year. Ahead of the fight, Mousasi has admitted that...

Nov 19, 2016 9:34 am

Lyoto Machida releases statement on suspension

This week, former UFC champion Lyoto Machida was handed an 18-month suspension for a USADA anti-doping violation. While Machida admitted to using a supplement which contained the substance he tested positive for, ‘The Dragon’ admitted that he didn’t know the substance was on USADA’s banned substance list. In a Facebook post, the former champ released...

Nov 19, 2016 8:38 am

Floyd Mayweather Sr. threatens to KO Conor McGregor

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor cemented his place in the UFC history books when he TKOd Eddie Alvarez in the second round to claim the UFC lightweight strap, becoming the first man to simultaneously hold two championship belts in two weight classes. Several weeks prior...

Nov 18, 2016 10:29 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan does hilarious imitation of Yoel Romero

The next UFC middleweight fight could be a matchup between the champion Michael Bisping and freshly updated #1 UFC ranked contender, Yoel Romero. Following Romero’s destruction of Chris Weidman at UFC 205 in New York this past weekend, the two possible opponents shared a moment during Romero’s post-fight Octagon interview. Joe Rogan was there to...

Nov 18, 2016 5:16 pm

Cris Cyborg reflects after nearly four years since testing positive for stanozolol steroid

In December of 2012, Cris Cyborg was hit with the most devastating blow of her professional MMA career. After needing just 16 seconds to TKO Hiroko Yamanaka at the Strikeforce – Melendez vs. Masvidal event, Cyborg found out soon after her fight that she tested positive for the steroid stanozolol. The California State Athletic Commission...

Nov 18, 2016 4:55 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov rips Conor McGregor & Floyd Mayweather

Top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is doing everything in his power to secure a lightweight title fight with newly crowned lightweight champion Conor McGregor. This past weekend on the UFC 205 fight card, Nurmagomedov picked up a spectacular 3rd round submission win over Michael Johnson, which not only included some horrific ground and pound,...

Nov 18, 2016 4:23 pm

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva loses corruption-filled fight for shadowy Russian promotion

In September of this year, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva was knocked out by Roy Nelson. The knockout marked Silva’s fifth strike-induced loss in six fights which, unsurprisingly, prompted his release from the UFC. Just days after his release from the UFC, news broke that Bigfoot had signed on for a fight in Russia, with the same...

Nov 18, 2016 1:24 pm

Demian Maia given three possibilities if he doesn’t receive title shot

Top ranked UFC welterweight Demian Maia has been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division over the course of the past two years, going 6-0 as he has defeated top contenders such as former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, and rising prospect Gunnar Nelson. Maia’s impressive 6-fight win streak has earned him the #3...

Nov 18, 2016 12:37 pm

Conor McGregor out until summer of 2017

With making history by becoming the first concurrent champion of two UFC weight divisions, the world is waiting to hear what will be next for Conor McGregor. With holding the championship belts for the 145-pound UFC featherweight division and the 155-pound UFC lightweight division, contenders in both weight classes are eagerly waiting to get their...

Nov 18, 2016 11:29 am

George St-Pierre’s lawyer gives update on negotiations with UFC

Several weeks ago, all signs pointed to former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returning to the Octagon at UFC 206 to fight UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the middleweight title at UFC 206 in Toronto, Canada. Unfortunately, while both men verbally agreed to the fight, there were several hangups on the matchup, with St-Pierre’s...

Nov 18, 2016 10:10 am

Michael Bisping opens up on gym altercation with Uriah Hall

Several months ago, popular UFC middleweight Uriah Hall controversially stated in an interview before UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping’s first title defense against Dan Henderson at UFC 204 that he kicked the champ’s ass in training. Bisping, who of course went on to successfully defend his title against Dan Henderson, remained quiet regarding the situation...

Nov 18, 2016 10:07 am

EXCLUSIVE | “Platinum” Mike Perry Gives his Thoughts on McGregor vs. Alvarez and Woodley vs. Thompson

Despite having fought just twice inside the Octagon, “Platinum” Mike Perry is quickly emerging as one of the welterweight division’s most popular –and dangerous – fighters. Currently preparing for a December 17 scrap with fellow prospect Alan Jouban, Perry recently took time out of his busy schedule for an appearance on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire with host...

Nov 18, 2016 9:15 am

VIDEO | See Tyron Woodley’s backstage encounters with Conor McGregor and Demian Maia

Last Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 205, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley attempted the first defense of his crown against streaking striker Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Given the finishing ability shared by these two fighters, many fans and pundits expected this title fight to end emphatically, one way or the other. In the end,...

Nov 18, 2016 8:57 am

Teddy Atlas weighs-in on potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight

While Conor McGregor’s win over Eddie Alvarez this past weekend in the main event of UFC 205 was certainly an incredibly dominant one, which saw McGregor dominate Alvarez bell to bell en route to a 2nd round TKO win, members of the fight community have mixed reactions to McGregor’s odds in a potential boxing match...