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Dec 24, 2017 11:40 am

2018 could be Daniel Cormier’s last year of fighting!

2018 could be Daniel Cormier‘s last year of fighting! The UFC light heavyweight champion of the world, who turns 39-year-old in 2018, recently sat down with ESPN.com where he discussed his future in fighting. “I’ve been pretty vocal about it, that you’ll never see me at 40,” Cormier told ESPN.com (as transcribed by BloodyElbow). “We...

Dec 24, 2017 1:32 am

PHOTO | Dustin Poirier is now a BJJ blackbelt

Dustin Poirier, a former contender in the UFC featherweight division, and now one of the top contenders at lightweight, has been in the game for a long time. That said, the Louisiana native continues to improve with every fight, thanks to his continued efforts in the gym. Now, Poirier has been rewarded for his ongoing...

Dec 23, 2017 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Rampage Jackson and Chael Sonnen square off for Bellator 192

Rampage Jackson and Chael Sonnen will square off at Bellator 192 on January 20 in the first-round of the promotions heavyweight world grand prix. The former UFC light heavyweight champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (37-12 MMA), has not competed since suffering a unanimous decision loss in his rematch with Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 175 on March...

Dec 23, 2017 12:51 pm

UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou Fight Card and Rumors

UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou Fight Card and Rumors The octagon will return to Boston on January 20 for the promotions UFC 220 fight card. The event is headlined by a heavyweight title fight featuring current champion Stipe Miocic taking on surging division contender Francis Ngannou. Stipe Miocic will enter the contest riding a five-fight...

Dec 23, 2017 12:16 pm

UFC 219 Fight Card and Start Time

The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on December 30 for the promotions UFC 219 fight card. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s featherweight title fight featuring current champion Cris Cyborg defending her strap against former bantamweight title holder Holly Holm. The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris...

Dec 23, 2017 7:30 am

Max Holloway Gives Props to the New Featherweight Contenders

Back at UFC Fresno and UFC Winnipeg, there were some pivotal moments in the UFC’s featherweight division. Undefeated Brian Ortega came in cool, calm, and collected and it paid off. He finished Cub Swanson in the second round with a guillotine choke, making it so the UFC could no longer deny him a shot at...

Dec 22, 2017 5:50 pm

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou and Uriah Hall Sparring Ahead of their January Fights

A pretty odd pairing to say the least! Strange enough alone just considering the difference in weight with Francis Ngannou being a Heavyweight and Uriah Hall a Middleweight. It’s especially odd when considering how different each’s styles are compared to that of their upcoming opponents. But hey, sparring is sparring and surely not many are...

Dec 20, 2017 7:23 pm

VIDEO | First Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Promo

Bellator’s Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament is nearing closer. Kicking things off will be Chael Sonnen, who makes his Heavyweight division debut by taking on former UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson on January 20. The second fight of the tournament’s opening round will be a rematch between favorites to win it all as Matt...

Dec 20, 2017 5:30 pm

Report | Three Fun Fights Added to UFC Charlotte

In the first month of 2018, the UFC returns to Charlotte, North Carolina for the third time.  It will be UFC on Fox 27 and in the main event, we will see a rematch from the Strikeforce days, between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Derek Brunson. Their first fight took place back in 2012 and it...

Dec 20, 2017 9:32 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz Says He’ll Fight Whenever the F-ck He Wants

Nate Diaz turned down the fight. We heard it over and over from Dana White. Nate Diaz turned down the fight. We’ve offered him a fight with everyone on the roster and he turned it down. The latest conversation centered around a welterweight title shot against Tyron Woodley to boast UFC 219’s selling power, but...

Dec 20, 2017 7:02 am

Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix betting odds released, Matt Mitrione favored to win

Bellator MMA’s upcoming heavyweight Grand Prix is one of the most talked about events in MMA right now. This tournament, which seeks to fill Bellator’s vacant heavyweight throne by crowing a new champion, kicks off this January 20 when former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson battles three-time UFC title challenger and infamous MMA...

Dec 19, 2017 3:48 pm

Justin Gaethje Already Has Two Opponents in Mind for His Next Fight

If Justin Gaethje would have managed to get through Eddie Alvarez, no question he would have been pushed toward a title shot. Unfortunately, the former WSOF champion finally met his match after being undefeated for 18 fights. He was proud to go out on shield, but of course he wanted to walk out with the...

Dec 17, 2017 3:27 pm

Ricardo Lamas issues statement following KO loss to Josh Emmett at UFC Winnipeg

Ricardo Lamas issues statement following KO loss to Josh Emmett at UFC Winnipeg. Former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas suffered a brutal first-round knockout loss to Josh Emmett in the co-headliner of last night’s UFC on FOX 26 event in Winnipeg. Emmett was able to catch Lamas with a massive left hook that sent...

Dec 17, 2017 2:33 pm

Stephen Thompson sends a message to Rafael dos Anjos following UFC on FOX 26

Stephen Thompson sends a message to Rafael dos Anjos following UFC on FOX 26. Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos improved his welterweight record to a perfect 3-0 by earning a lopsided unanimous decision victory over Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC on FOX 26 last night in Winnipeg. “RDA” was able...

Dec 17, 2017 8:28 am

After massive upset knockout, Josh Emmett has a classy offer for Ricardo Lamas

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 26, Team Alpha Male prospect Josh Emmett stepped into the Octagon for a short notice bout with long-time featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas. Though Emmett unfortunately missed weight for this fight, he managed to make good on the opportunity in the end, knocking Lamas out with a...

Dec 14, 2017 7:31 am

EXCLUSIVE | Curtis Blaydes explains what surprised him about Francis Ngannou’s KO of Alistair Overeem

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of UFC 218, surging French-Cameroonian heavyweight Francis Ngannou knocked out Alistair Overeem to earn a shot at reigning UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic. This violent knockout win caused Ngannou’s hype to skyrocket to new and towering heights, but in the opinion of 9th-ranked heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes, the outcome...

Dec 13, 2017 5:57 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz Updates Us on His Broken Arm

It’s pretty easy to argue that injuries have been Dominick Cruz’ biggest rival throughout his storied career(Urijah Faber may have something to say about that though…). Cruz is one of the greatest fighters to ever step foot in the cage and the fact that he still can is nothing short of miraculous. He’s come back...

Dec 13, 2017 2:58 pm

Dustin Poirier Wants the UFC to Strip ‘Pretender’ Conor McGregor

Things at lightweight are as convoluted as a Christopher Nolan movie plot. Tony Ferguson is the interim champion, who is waiting for Conor McGregor while he’s off surveying all of his nearly infinite options. Meanwhile, Eddie Alvarez just finished Justin Gaethje and Khabib Nurmagomedov is just a couple of weeks away from fighting Edson Barboza...

Dec 13, 2017 9:24 am

PHOTO | Dustin Poirier Has a Christmas Present for Eddie Alvarez

Eddie Alvarez knows that the title picture at lightweight is all jumbled up so he just invented his own belt. It’s not gold, you don’t wear it, but it already has a challenger. Alvarez declared that he took the UFC Most Violent title away from Justin Gaethje at UFC 218, a title that Dustin Poirier...

Dec 12, 2017 10:48 am

Everything Conor McGregor Has Done Since KOing Jose Aldo 2 Years Ago Today

It’s hard to believe it happened only two years ago. One night, Jose Aldo is an absolute monster who reigned supreme for a decade, carrying over the WEC featherweight title into the UFC and never losing it. The next night, Aldo’s title is gone and Conor McGregor is a new undisputed UFC champion. Somehow, he...

Dec 11, 2017 7:53 pm

Frankie Edgar Still Wants Fight With Max Holloway, Eyeing Fight Date in 4-5 Months

Prior to the Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo rematch at UFC 218, it was supposed to be Frankie Edgar stepping into his ninth UFC title fight(his fifth as a challenger and third at Featherweight). Edgar is one of the greatest fighters to ever compete and a legend of the lighter weight classes. Prior to Brian Ortega’s huge...

Dec 11, 2017 10:41 am

PHOTO | Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is back in training

It has been a long, long time since we’ve seen former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in the cage. To be more precise, it’s been since he mauled Travis Browne to a first-round TKO in early July of 2016. The reason for Velasquez’s prolonged absence from the cage is his continued struggle with injury. After...

Dec 9, 2017 1:20 pm

Kelvin Gastelum Allegedly Turns Down Huge Main Event for UFC Belem

Once it was announced that Luke Rockhold was fighting Robert Whittaker in Perth for the middleweight title, Kelvin Gastelum took to social media to voice his opinion and declare that he thought he was worthy of the shot. While it’d be easy to see Gastelum sitting on the sidelines waiting to see how that fight...

Dec 8, 2017 6:17 pm

TUF 26 Finale Racks Up Record Lows on Fox Sports 1

The Ultimate Fighter season 26 wrapped up last week and in the finale, the UFC crowned their first ever women’s Flyweight champion. Originally expected to be #12 seed, Sijara Eubanks vs #14, Nicco Montano, Eubanks was hospitalized the day of weigh-ins and forced out of the championship bout. Replacing her was the #1 seeded women’s...