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Oct 13, 2017 10:53 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping gets Georges St-Pierre to react during Toronto staredown

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre are set to meet in the Octagon at UFC 217, which takes place at the Madison Square Garden in New York on November 4. St-Pierre’s November 4th return to the Octagon will be just shy of four years since he last fought. St-Pierre...

Oct 13, 2017 10:52 am

PICS | Donald Cowboy Cerrone Catches a Rattlesnake in His Boat

If he’s not training like an animal, chances are that Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is skydiving, taking wakeboards off of sweet jumps, or some other wild activity. I mean, you’re talking about a guy who didn’t even know who Darren Till was when he accepted the fight. Donald Cerrone stares into the face of the unknown,...

Oct 13, 2017 7:02 am

Junior dos Santos Says Not Knowing About His USADA Test Has Torn ‘His Soul Apart’

After losing his second fight with Stipe Miocic, Junior dos Santos was eager to step into the Octagon with rising star Francis Ngannou in his journey back to a title fight. Unfortunately, he became one of the victims of USADA. He was notified of a potential anti-doping violation and pulled out of the card. Eventually,...

Oct 12, 2017 4:19 pm

Daniel Cormier Targets Fight With Volkan Oezdemir in Early 2018

There has been no official word from the UFC, but Daniel Cormier is moving forward with the decision that Volkan Oezdemir is going to get the next title shot. He originally decided he’d give him the next shot based off of a Twitter poll. Of course, Oezdemir was quick and grateful to accept the challenge....

Oct 12, 2017 2:30 pm

Tyron Woodley Responds to RDA’s Interim Welterweight Title Request for Lawler

When it rains, it pours. the UFC just announced that a huge fight between Rafael dos Anjos and former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. However, it didn’t seem big enough for dos Anjos. Just an hour later, he took to Twitter to plead his case that the fight should be made into an interim title...

Oct 12, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Former World’s Strongest Man turned MMA fighter shows off his speed

Mariusz Pudzianowski is a former five-time World’s Strongest Man and bodybuilder that has transitioned his training and focus towards mixed martial arts. The fighter still has a massive physique and has shown what he is capable of with defeating game opponents such as Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Rolles Gracie. In this video, we take a...

Oct 12, 2017 12:28 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Eddie Bravo on pupil Tony Ferguson fighting Conor McGregor: It’s 99%

Now that Tony Ferguson is the UFC interim lightweight champion, pretty much everybody wants to see him take on undisputed lightweight champion Conor McGregor. That, of course, includes long-time Tony Ferguson trainer Eddie Bravo. Speaking on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, 10th Planet jiu jitsu founder Eddie Bravo weighed in on a fight...

Oct 12, 2017 10:11 am

Rafael dos Anjos Immediately Wants His Fight With Lawler to Be For an Interim Title

More announcements are pouring in for those end of the year UFC cards. A huge one just dropped not even an hour ago, pitting former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, against former UFC welterweight champion, Robbie Lawler. It’s a fight that almost seems too good to be true. However, no sooner did we report...

Oct 12, 2017 9:31 am

Michelle Waterson Will Compete on MTV’s The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars

Michelle Waterson, better known as “Karate Hottie”, looked like she was headed for a good streak in the UFC. She submitted both Angela Magana and Paige Van Zant before falling to latest UFC strawweight title challenger, Rose Namajunas. That was back in April, but it looks like we won’t see Waterson back in the Octagon...

Oct 12, 2017 6:46 am

Demetrious Johnson discusses choice to stay at 125, what it will take to move to 135

Last weekend, UFC flyweight king Demetrious Johnson submitted Ray Borg, defending his title for a record-breaking 11th-consecutive time in the process. Given Johnson’s almost unfathomable dominance at flyweight, there have been widespread calls for him to move up to the 135-pound bantamweight division. Apparently, however, he plans to stay at 125 pounds, and further cement...

Oct 11, 2017 6:02 pm

Jorge Masvidal Has Been Watching Karate Kid to Prep for Stephen Thompson

Next month, fight fans will be awarded with an embarrassment of riches when UFC 217 goes down in the Big Apple. Leading into — three count’em, three — title fights, Jorge Masvidal is going to fight Stephen Thompson. It’s the new breed going to war with each other in a wild clash of styles. You take an...

Oct 11, 2017 4:13 pm

Johny Hendricks Opens Up About His Switch to Jackson Winkeljohn’s Camp

Johny Hendricks hasn’t had the best luck lately. He’s only been able to win four of his last 10 fights. Although considering that three of them were Georges St-Pierre, Robbie Lawler and Stephen Thompson, it’s understandable. A bad run coupled with difficulty cutting weight led Hendricks to jump up to middleweight, where he’s one-and-one. Johny...

Oct 11, 2017 11:12 am

Jean Claude Van Damme and Bruce Buffer looking in better shape than many half their age

How many 56-year-olds and 60-year olds do you see at the gym that are looking in better physical shape than many half their age? 56-year-old martial arts movie star Jean Claude Van Damme and 60-year-old UFC Octagon announcer Bruce Buffer would be those guys. Van Damme is obviously no stranger to fitness. His physique, flexibility,...

Oct 11, 2017 10:44 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey Continues to Tease WWE Move But Doesn’t Want to Spoil It

Ronda Rousey is out enjoying married life and a new co-owner position at a supplement company. However, the fans still want to know what the future holds for the former UFC champion. Even if MMA is out of the question, the idea that she may transition to pro wrestling has been teased for a long...

Oct 11, 2017 10:35 am

Invicta FC enters exciting partnership with Pancrase

Invicta Fighting Championship, an established North American MMA promotion that specializes exclusively in women’s MMA, has announced a new, exclusive talent-sharing partnership with long-standing Japanese promotion Pancrase. This means that, going forward, the two exciting organizations will swap fighters on a regular basis, affording the members of their rosters more opportunities to compete. “It’s an...

Oct 11, 2017 8:29 am

Carlos Condit understands where Tyron Woodley’s critics are coming from

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley’s last two title defenses, a pair of tepid decision wins over Stephen Thompson and Demian Maia, have generated quite a bit of criticism, as many fans feel he could have done more to pursue a finish over his foes. UFC welterweight contender Carlos Condit, who will return from a long...

Oct 11, 2017 6:35 am

Mark Hunt claims recent health-related comments were taken out of context

Earlier this week, we learned that UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt had been pulled from his UFC Sydney headlining bout with Marcin Tybura, and replaced my Fabricio Werdum. Initially, the reason for Hunt’s withdrawal from this fight wasn’t evident. Eventually, however, it became clear that the UFC had removed him from the bout over “medical...

Oct 10, 2017 2:05 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen gives Demetrious Johnson a single suggestion

There are coaches for all aspects of mixed tiatial arts. You have head coaches that bring everything together and others that help on a specific discipline such as wrestling, striking, or jiu-jitsu. Then, for some athletes, they also hire a mental coach to help them through their mental blocks or issues that can hold back...

Oct 10, 2017 1:23 pm

Demetrious Johnson talks about his phenomenal submission and where it came from

I couldn’t even believe this as I was watching it. #Repost @lovatojrbjj ・・・ This is getting posted everywhere, but it’s too beautiful for me not to share as well! Congrats @mightymouse125 for making history & thank you for displaying so much incredible technique in all of your fights! #demetriousjohnson #UFC #JiuJitsu #MMA A post shared...

Oct 10, 2017 12:28 pm

Max Holloway Geeks Out About ‘Greatest of All Time’ Demetrious Johnson

Okay, we have to talk about what Demetrious Johnson did at UFC 216. By now, even your parents and friends who have never watched the UFC had to have sent you the video on Facebook screaming, ‘Did you see this?!’. Of course you did. Mighty Mouse catapulted Ray Borg up into the air and then...

Oct 10, 2017 11:12 am

Tony Ferguson and Daniel Cormier go off on each other on Twitter

Being a fighter and commentator in the UFC can sometimes put you in an odd position as calling the fights might strain the relationship you have with some of your fellow fighters. This seems to be the case with Daniel Cormier, who commentated the UFC 216 broadcast and apparently Tony Ferguson who fought Kevin Lee...

Oct 10, 2017 10:44 am

Stephen Thompson Wants an Interim Welterweight Title Shot Against Robbie Lawler

Stephen Thompson is returning in a dangerous scrap with welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal, but he has his eyes set on bigger things. He’s had two shots at Tyron Woodley’s title, but came up short each time. Before he knew he was going to get the fight, he talked about a match with Robbie Lawler. With...

Oct 10, 2017 7:28 am

Georges St-Pierre adds former opponent to training camp for Michael Bisping fight

On November 4, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon. While St-Pierre’s previous dominance occurred at welterweight, however, this is not where his return will occur. Instead, he’ll be stepping up to middleweight to battle reigning champion Michael...