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Apr 14, 2016 10:37 am

Frankie Edgar eyes big fight at ‘UFC New York’

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Conor McGregor will have a welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz, and Frankie Edgar will fight Jose Aldo for the interim featherweight championship. UFC President Dana White has stated that regardless of whether or not McGregor defeats Diaz, his next fight will be a featherweight title defense. With the UFC...

Apr 14, 2016 10:29 am

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn

Good news surfaced earlier this week that our namesake, BJ Penn, had been cleared to fight again by the UFC, and would meet Dennis Siver in a featherweight bout at UFC 199 on June 4th. The UFC released a statement through UFC.com on allegations made towards Penn, which they discovered to be false. UFC announced...

Apr 14, 2016 10:22 am

Report: Dan Henderson to be put on UFC 199 card

Dan Henderson was fully prepared and ready to fight Lyoto Machida this weekend at UFC on FOX 19. Unfortunately, “Hendo” learned on Wednesday that he would not be fighting at all. News broke that Machida declared the usage of a banned substance during an out-of-competition sample collection last week and would not be allowed to...

Apr 14, 2016 10:19 am

Dominick Cruz blasts bantamweight division

Back in January, Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon and defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Immediately following his win over Dillashaw, Cruz found himself being called out by his nemesis, Urijah Faber. The UFC ultimately opted to book Cruz vs. Faber III for UFC 199 on June 4th in Inglewood California....


Apr 14, 2016 9:14 am

Mark Hunt signs 6-fight UFC contract

Fan favorite UFC heavyweight Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt has signed a new 6-fight UFC contract. According to the 42 year old MMA veteran, the deal is worth millions, however according to Hunt it isn’t about the money. Hunt has bigger plans in mind. He spoke to Stuff.co.nz: “It’s not about the money. Of course I...

Apr 14, 2016 8:47 am

Dada 5000: “I’m not a full-time fighter”

At Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 put on one of the least impressive fights in the history of MMA. The fight drew extreme amounts of criticism from not only fighters, but also fight fans. After the fight however, it was revealed that Dada 5000 had suffered from kidney failure during the fight, and...

Apr 14, 2016 8:25 am

UFC announces inaugural event in New York

It was only a matter of time before the UFC announced its first event in New York after MMA became legal in The Empire State. On Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo officially signed a bill legalizing MMA in New York, which subsequently lead the UFC to announce its inaugural event in New York at the Madison...

Apr 14, 2016 12:50 am

VIDEO | Knockout specialist Mark Hunt fights off a mob of troublemakers

UFC verteran heavyweight Mark Hunt had an incident with a group of unexpected opponents while vacationing in Bali, Indonesia recently. Hunt had to fight off a mob of monkeys that were surrounding him at the pool of the residence he was at with family and friends. One of the monkeys nearly has a go at...

Apr 13, 2016 10:35 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones shows off unbelievable vertical

[ooyala code=”FvNDF0MjE6vBY4l0x9GTdCANwA32yLpc” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] With just over a week to go until Jon Jones makes his return to the Octagon for UFC 197, where he will face Ovince Saint Preux for the interim light heavyweight championship, the pound for pound king is feeling extremely confident. Jones posted the above video on his...

Apr 13, 2016 9:39 pm

Lyoto Machida releases statement on banned substance usage

News broke Wednesday afternoon that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had been pulled from his fight with Dan Henderson on Saturday after admitting to using a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test. Machida released a video statement on his Instagram in Portuguese, which included the following message in english as a caption: I’m...

Apr 13, 2016 5:58 pm

Tim Kennedy offers to step in and fight Dan Henderson on short notice

Earlier today we reported that Lyoto Machida had admitted to using a banned substance and was forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Dan Henderson at this weekend’s UFC on FOX event in Tampa, Florida. Shortly after news broke, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy took to his Twitter to declare that he is ready and...

Apr 13, 2016 3:21 pm

Dan Henderson reacts to news of Lyoto Machida using banned substance

Wednesday afternoon news broke that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida admitted to the usage of a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test administered by USADA. Machida was subsequently pulled from his upcoming rematch with Dan Henderson on Saturday at UFC on FOX 19, with Henderson being re-booked for a fight with a different...

Apr 13, 2016 3:13 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones training for UFC 197

[ooyala code=”E2OXBzMjE6m8R6ROvScizeN6OLfBjyzY” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] With just over a week until Jon Jones makes his return to the Octagon, the pound for pound kingpin isn’t wasting any time when it comes to preparing for his interim title fight against Ovince Saint Preux. In the video above you can see Jones working on combinations...

Apr 13, 2016 2:34 pm

Lyoto Machida admits to use of banned substance, pulled from UFC on FOX 19

With just days left before UFC on FOX 19, the main card has lost a high-profile fight. News surfaced Wednesday afternoon that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had admitted to using a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test. The UFC released a statement on the situation, which was obtained by MMAJunkie: “The UFC...

Apr 13, 2016 1:34 pm

UFC posts UFC 199 BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver photo

On Tuesday, news broke that UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn will be making a return to the Octagon against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 on June 4th. The bout will take place at 145 pounds in the featherweight division at The Forum in Los Angeles. The UFC just posted a promotional photo of...

Apr 13, 2016 1:05 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know how to beat Jon Jones’

Everyone including the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has not been able to crack the code on physically beating former champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Matt Hamill is the only one that has a win over Jones on record, but that came after Hamill was brutalized by elbows from Jones that were ruled illegal....

Apr 13, 2016 11:39 am

Dada 5000: ‘I was pronounced dead’ after fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149

There was major concern for Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris after his bout with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149, which took place back on February 19th. “Dada 5000” was rushed to the hospital immediately after the bout was over, suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure. “When I actually fell inside that ring, Kimbo...

Apr 13, 2016 11:16 am

VIDEO | UFC 200 Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 fan-made promo

Check out this amazing fan-made promo for the Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 rematch. As UFC 200 gets closer, you can expect a lot of great media moments from UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and star veteran Nate Diaz. The two outspoken and brash characters are set to rematch in the main event of...

Apr 13, 2016 10:40 am

UFC waiting to book Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey II?

Holly Holm, like many, was shocked to find out that the UFC had opted to not book a rematch between herself and Miesha Tate for UFC 200 after their close fight in the co-main event of UFC 196. Holm’s camp accused Tate of declining a rematch with Holm in order to take an easier fight...

Apr 13, 2016 10:28 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones mentally preparing for UFC 197

[ooyala code=”81ZmlzMjE6lTdeKdPkbsxxh5gnCDVfmF” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] With nearly 1 week until Jon Jones returns to the Octagon at UFC 197 to fight Ovince Saint Preux in an interim light heavyweight title fight, the pound for pound kingpin is mentally preparing himself to hear UFC announcer Bruce Buffer announce an iconic phrase. Jones posted a...

Apr 13, 2016 9:36 am

VIDEO | Stockton Slap added to EA Sports UFC 2

The Stockton Slap is in #EASPORTSUFC2!https://t.co/vDmAtIylCg — EA SPORTS UFC (@EASPORTSUFC) April 12, 2016 Gamers asked, and EA Sports delivered! A video from EA Sports emerged Tuesday afternoon showing Nate Diaz using the Stockton Slap in EA Sports UFC 2, along with a message informing fans that the Diaz Brothers signature move had been added...

Apr 13, 2016 9:25 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen: Yoel Romero isn’t juicing, neither is Conor McGregor

Going into UFC 196, Nate Diaz caught UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor off guard as he accused the featherweight champ of taking steroids. McGregor, who was tied for the most tested athlete by USADA in 2015, immediately stood up from his seat and turned to Diaz to refute the claims with quite a bit of...

Apr 13, 2016 8:51 am

Mike Tyson reveals his thoughts on Jon Jones and Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor and Jon Jones are undoubtably two of the biggest stars in MMA history. Both men are relatively polarizing figures, with many viewers either being very supportive, or very critical. Jones is currently gearing up for his UFC 197 light heavyweight interim title fight against Ovince Saint-Preux on April 23rd. McGregor on the other...

Apr 13, 2016 8:39 am

Referee reflects on stoppage in Joao Carvalho vs. Charlie Ward fight

Earlier this week tragic news surfaced that MMA fighter Joao Carvalho had passed away due to injuries sustained in his fight at TEF1 Dublin against Charlie Ward. While many questioned why the fight hadn’t been stopped sooner, referee Mariusz Domasat is defending the stoppage. He spoke to Irish Independent: If you watch the fight you...