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Oct 27, 2016 3:51 pm

TJ Dillashaw fires away at “powder puff champion” Dominick Cruz for picking opponents

Current number one UFC ranked bantamweight TJ Dillashaw is more than upset over the recently announced bantamweight title fight between champion Dominick Cruz and number 6 UFC ranked contender Cody Garbrandt. Dillashaw is looking to rematch Cruz after the two fought a close five-round title fight at UFC Fight Night 81 back in January where...

Oct 27, 2016 1:16 pm

Eddie Alvarez predicts exactly how & when he’ll finish Conor McGregor

At UFC 205, Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated lightweight showdown headlining the main event of what is expected to be a historic fight card. While McGregor made headlines last month when he boldly predicted that he would finish Alvarez in the first round of their title...

Oct 27, 2016 12:20 pm

USADA shows up at 5:45 am and is greeted by Jake Ellenberger’s Smith & Wesson

UFC fighters can be startled with some rude awakenings by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). With USADA’s random drug testing, they can show up during all kinds of odd hours where a fighter isn’t typically expecting any company. Tim Kennedy, an active, Ranger qualified, Green Beret, Special Forces Sniper who is also a Senior Special...

Oct 27, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor trash talk highlights

UFC featherweight champion is one of the biggest stars the UFC has ever seen for a reason. The polarizing Irishman delivers a performance inside and out of the Octagon. “The Notorious” has the biggest fight of his life coming up on November 12 at UFC 205 in New York’s Madison Square Garden. McGregor will challenge...

Oct 27, 2016 10:32 am

Alexander Emelianenko released from prison three years early, plans to fight in 2016

Alexander Emelianenko, brother of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko, has been released from prison three years early on parole for “good behavior” according to Interfax.ru. Emelianenko was sentenced to four and a half years in prison back in 2015 after he was convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting his housekeeper, while forcing her to take “narcotic...

Oct 27, 2016 9:11 am

VIDEO | Anthony Johnson sparring 6’5 kickboxing champ Katsiaryna Kavaleva

With just over a month to go until UFC 206, where UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will put his light heavyweight strap on the line as he squares off with top ranked light heavyweight contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch, Rumble is getting some training in with a kickboxing world champ,...

Oct 27, 2016 8:39 am

Fabricio Werdum opens up on why he trolled Reebok, negotiating with Nike

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum made headlines recently when he took to social media with a photo of himself wearing a ‘Nike Fight Kit’ rather than a Reebok fight kit. The post was an obvious dig at Reebok, who the UFC currently has an apparel deal with. The post was a controversial one, however,...

Oct 27, 2016 8:13 am

Michael Bisping responds to Georges St-Pierre’s update on UFC negotiations

While reports have continued to emerge over the past several weeks that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 206 in Toronto, with St-Pierre himself promising fans news regarding his return in ‘a few weeks maximum’. Unfortunately however, while St-Pierre was hoping to deliver on his promise of...

Oct 27, 2016 7:44 am

Irish newspapers reveal Conor McGregor’s “personal” announcement

Ahead of UFC 205 on November 12th, UFC President Dana White revealed that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be making a “personal” announcement “out of left field”. Of course, fans immediately began speculating as to what the announcement could be, given that the fight is arguably the biggest in UFC history. Reports began to...

Oct 27, 2016 1:10 am

Shane Carwin comes out of retirement and signs with RIZIN Fighting Federation

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin is set to fight once again. The knockout specialist last fought over five years ago in the Octagon in a losing effort against Junior dos Santos at UFC 131. Carwin announced his retirement from mixed martial arts shortly after his loss to dos Santos with injuries hindering him...

Oct 26, 2016 6:44 pm

WATCH: UFC 205 extended promo released and it looks AMAZING

UFC 205 is stacked from top-to-bottom for the promotion’s first-ever event in New York City. The UFC just released the extended promo for the epic card, which will feature three title fights and a six-fight main card featuring some of the UFC’s biggest names. See for yourself how awesome this UFC 205 promo is below!...

Oct 26, 2016 6:15 pm

Junior dos Santos gives his pick for Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor

A historic UFC fight is set to headline the stacked UFC 205 New York card on November 12 at Madison Square Garden. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for his lightweight strap. What sets this title fight apart from the rest is if McGregor is victorious over Alvarez at...

Oct 26, 2016 5:17 pm

Werdum protests Reebok deal while trolling on Instagram with rival Nike apparel

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum raised a lot of eyebrows after posting a photo of him donning Nike attire as a protest of Reebok’s stranglehold on the UFC’s sponsorship deals. He captioned the Nike picture with rather crass hashtags, writing “I’m not generic, I’m Nike since childhood,” while using hashtags in Spanish that in...

Oct 26, 2016 2:27 pm

REPORT: Nick Diaz offered UFC 206 title fight with Michael Bisping

MMA veteran Nick Diaz is no stranger to big fights inside the cage. In just his second pro fight, Diaz won the IFC United States welterweight championship by defeating Chris Lytle. Over the course of the neck 15 years, Diaz went on to win the WEC championship, as well as the Strikeforce welterweight championship. With...

Oct 26, 2016 2:01 pm

Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis officially set for UFC 206 in Toronto

An exciting featherweight matchup has just been announced by the UFC. Number 3 ranked UFC featherweight Max Holloway is set to face former UFC lightweight champion and current number 6 ranked UFC featherweight Anthony Pettis at UFC 206 on December 10 at the Air Canada Centre. The UFC officially announced the bout on Wednesday along...

Oct 26, 2016 1:03 pm

Report | Fedor Emelianenko is Training for a Fight

Good news for fans of Fedor Emelianenko! According to a report from Russian journalist Alexey Safonov, the heavyweight legend has returned to training in preparation for an upcoming bout – though the date, location and opponent for that bout do not appear to be clear. Contracts have also not yet been signed. Fedor has started training...

Oct 26, 2016 12:34 pm

Georges St-Pierre sends message to Michael Bisping regarding UFC 206

Over the course of the past several weeks, reports have continued to surface regarding the potential return of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. Although St-Pierre had fans excited several weeks ago when he revealed in an interview that news regarding his return would be announced in a few weeks, St-Pierre then revealed in an...

Oct 26, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor caught limping just weeks before UFC 205?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has the biggest fight of his life ahead of him. “The Notorious” will have his chance to realize his dreams of becoming the first two-weight UFC world champion that holds two division’s titles simultaneously. The task at hand is no walk in the park as the Irish superstar will face...

Oct 26, 2016 11:43 am

Urijah Faber leaves door open to future fights following retirement

MMA veteran Urijah Faber recently announced that his upcoming bantamweight fight with Brad Pickett at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ would be his final fight before stepping away from the Octagon and retiring from MMA after nearly 15 years competing as a professional in the sport. Faber, a veteran of the sport, is certainly one of...

Oct 26, 2016 11:17 am

VIDEO | Watch Tyron Woodley Smash Robbie Lawler to Win the UFC Welterweight Title

On November 12, in the co-main event of UFC 205, Tyron Woodley will attempt to make the first defense of his UFC welterweight title. He’ll make this attempt opposite talented karate specialist Stephen Thompson, who will enter the cage with seven-straight wins in his wake. In advance of this high-stakes welterweight showdown, the UFC has...

Oct 26, 2016 10:54 am

Cris Cyborg takes aim at Dana White: He can manipulate everybody

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is widely believed to be one of the best, if not the best, women’s MMA fighters of all time. With an 11 year professional MMA career, Cyborg has lost just once, her first professional fight, and has gone on to rattle off 17 straight wins over the course of...

Oct 26, 2016 10:52 am

Matt Brown does not respect ‘quitter’ Ronda Rousey

Matt “The Immortal” Brown has had the bitter taste of defeat before but has always bounced back from adversity. Coming off a devastating loss to Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201 in July, Brown has taken some time off to recover and ensure that he minimizes any risks of brain injury but will be back in...

Oct 26, 2016 9:59 am

PHOTOS | Jose Aldo returns to training

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has continued his ongoing feud with the UFC brass, claiming that he still has no intentions to fight, the former featherweight kingpin has returned to training this week, potentially indicating his return is in the works. Aldo has taken to social media twice this week to post pictures...