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Jan 27, 2016 9:12 pm

Werdum on UFC 196 withdrawal: “best decision of my life”

After it was announced that Cain Velasquez was out of his UFC 196 main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum, the UFC announced that Stipe Miocic would fight Werdum for the heavyweight title. Shortly after that announcement, Fabricio Werdum withdrew from the bout, also citing a back injury. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz...

Jan 27, 2016 9:05 pm

UFC 197 becomes UFC 196

UFC 196 has now been scrapped and rebranded as ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ after Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum both withdrew from their main event scrap for the heavyweight title. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz offer to fight Anthony Pettis in the main event, the UFC promoted the co-main event...

Jan 27, 2016 9:00 pm

WATCH! Top 5 spinning attacks in UFC history

Spinning attacks are some of the most lethal techniques in all of MMA. The moves are often high risk high reward. When they land the result is often devastating, however when they don’t the result often isn’t too great for the fighter throwing the technique. In this video above, Michael Bisping and Jessica Penne break...

Jan 27, 2016 1:37 pm

Ben Rothwell Video: Fabricio Werdum said too much about pulling out of UFC 196

Sometimes short and sweet is just as effective as long and drawn out and full of detail. In Fabricio Werdum’s case he did the later and drew some ‘constructive’ criticism from a fellow heavyweight. Ben Rothwell is facing Josh Barnett at Fight Night Newark in less than a week. Check out how Rothwell would of...

Jan 27, 2016 12:25 pm

John Lewis – Pioneer of the UFC & MMA in Hollywood

Martial Arts and the big screen go hand in hand. From back in the days of ‘The Dragon’ Bruce Lee starring in numerous high-profile martial art movies, there has been a place in Hollywood for martial arts on the big screen. The man who introduced Lorenzo Fertitta to the UFC, MMA pioneer John Lewis, has...

Jan 27, 2016 8:06 am

UFC once again targeting Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov

Prior to Khabib Nurmagomedov injuring his ribs at the end of last year, he was booked to return to the Octagon to fight Tony Ferguson in the co-main event of The Ultimate Fighter 22 finale. Nurmagomedov was replaced by Edson Barboza, who lost to Ferguson via 2nd round submission in what was ultimately the Fight...

Jan 27, 2016 7:33 am

REPORT: Nate Diaz tried to save UFC 196 with Pettis matchup

Prior to the UFC announcing that Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson had been moved from the co-main event to the main event, and the Pay-Per View being moved to Fox Sports 1, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event. According to MMAFighting, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event by fighting Anthony Pettis...

Jan 26, 2016 3:09 pm

UFC 196 picks up new main event, moved to FS1

There’s been much speculation as to what the UFC would do about Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez both withdrawing from the main event of UFC 196, and it seems like we’ve got our answer. UFC President Dana White informed Yahoo Sports that the event has been moved from Pay-Per View to Fox Sports 1, and...

Jan 26, 2016 1:23 pm

UFC’s Arianny Celeste: Sues 3 NY strip clubs for unlawful endorsement

Arianny Celeste, octagon girl/model and 24 other models filed a lawsuit today in the Southern District of New York against Diamond Club Gentlemen’s Cabaret, Lace Gentlemen’s Club, and Stiletto’s (all strip clubs) for false endorsement, deceptive trade practices, defamation, negligence, and unjust enrichment. The complaint as it states, indicate the models going after the “defendants”...

Jan 26, 2016 10:55 am

Video: Funny Moments in MMA (UFC) – Try Not To Laugh

From skateboards in the cage to laying down on the job, these fighters share one thing in common, they’re blasted on a most funny video. Nick Diaz makes a few appearances on the video but that shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. Check out the video and enjoy.

Jan 26, 2016 10:34 am

BJ Penn has verbally agreed to an opponent for UFC 197

It looks like things are moving forward for our UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn in his return to the Octagon. With BJ training in New Mexico with some of the greatest MMA fighters in the world at the JacksonWink MMA Academy, he is preparing to be his best and revealed some information on...

Jan 26, 2016 9:39 am

UFC welterweight praises Conor McGregor as one of the best, the Muhammad Ali of MMA

Many of the UFC lightweight fighters were not as welcoming on the idea of Conor McGregor going up a weight class and fighting at 155lbs. Both Rafael dos Anjos and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone said that it was a bad idea for McGregor to move up. UFC welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson on the other hand thinks...

Jan 26, 2016 9:29 am

WATCH! Brendan Schaub banned from UFC shows

Brendan Schaub Explains Why He Was Banned From… by smackhisface1 Brendan Schaub has been speaking out against the UFC’s deal with Reebok. In the wake of his retirement, Schaub has been focusing fully on his ‘Fighter & The Kid’ podcast with Bryan Callen. On a recent episode of ‘Fight & The Kid’ Schaub revealed that...

Jan 26, 2016 7:59 am

UFC issues statement after New York judge blocks MMA event

The New York vs. MMA saga continued today after New York District Court Judge Kimba Wood shot down the UFC’s preliminary injunction to bypass the New York MMA ban and hold Jones vs. Cormier II at the Madison Square Garden. UFC COO Lawrence Epstein released a statement on the matter, which was obtained by MMAMania....

Jan 26, 2016 6:58 am

Jon “Bones” Jones offering his services for UFC 196: On one condition……

Everyone knows Jon Jones has been training like a beast in preparation for his re-match with champ Daniel “DC” Cormier. Although it may sound appealing for Stipe Miocic vs Jon Jones, the chances of the UFC dropping the “interim” tag off and stripping current champ Fabricio Werdum of his title is just plain insanity. The...

Jan 26, 2016 1:08 am

Stipe Miocic hints why he has no opponent for UFC 196

It has been a couple of crazy days for the UFC heavyweight division. On Sunday, UFC President Dana White announced that Cain Velasquez was forced out of his UFC 196 title fight with heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum due to an injury. Top contender Stipe Miocic was set to fill in for Velasquez for his chance...

Jan 25, 2016 1:07 pm

Matt Brown and Demian Maia set to fight at UFC Fight Night in Brazil

UFC senior vice president Giovani Decker released news of an exciting welterweight match between two of the division’s top competitors. Matt Brown and Demian Maia are set to fight in Brazil at the UFC Fight Night event on May 14. Also scheduled on the Fight Night event in Brazil is a bout between two of...

Jan 25, 2016 11:01 am

Conor McGregor is looking beefed up ahead of UFC 197!

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is going up a weight class to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship belt at UFC 197 on March 5. This will mark the vocal 145-pound champion’s first fight at 155 pounds in the UFC and is looking like he is putting on the weight well. McGregor posted...

Jan 25, 2016 10:54 am

Future UFC fighters? Crazy Kids Fighting -MMA- Video: Dana needs to watch this!

If your looking for some MMA action, you found it. You just wouldn’t expect it from these two kids as they put on a pretty entertaining scrap. With Dana White’s new program, -Looking for a fight- he might want to have someone keep tabs on these two, you never know what either one of these...

Jan 25, 2016 9:24 am

Chris Weidman on Herb Dean at UFC 194 Loss: ‘He did a good job’

Former champ Chris Weidman gives his point of view on the stoppage that ended his title reign as middleweight champ at UFC 194. The Rockhold camp and Javier Mendez felt that the fight needed to be stopped much sooner. Weidman sits down with MMA hour to discuss the stoppage, a -quote via MMA Fighting.com-: “I...

Jan 24, 2016 5:56 pm

Cain Velasquez: Releases statement following injury leading into UFC 196

Dana White released a statement via social media and now Cain Velasquez has issued his personal message reaching out to the fans that are in support for the injured former champ after hearing the news. Cain Velasquez’s message: I’m sure you’ve heard the news that I won’t be able to fight at UFC 196. I...

Jan 24, 2016 2:19 pm

HOT Video: UFC 197 Holm vs Tate -Dangerous- Trailer

The biggest women’s fight of 2016 is set for UFC 197 as the co-main event that evening.  Holly Holm will be defending her title against former Strikeforce champ Miesha Tate. Many analysts believe that Tate has the match-up strengths to be more competitive than Rousey’s last efforts in UFC 193. Enjoy the video.

Jan 23, 2016 4:24 pm

New Video: What does UFC champ Dominick Cruz think of Conor McGregor?

Fresh off his title victory over TJ Dillashaw is new/old champ Dominick Cruz cutting footage for FOX on his thoughts on UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor. Cruz who has been known not to be such a nice guy has said “mean” things to Dillashaw before his title bout so look out McGregor, you might be...