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Nov 5, 2016 7:32 am

Michael Bisping goes off on Instagram critics

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is an extremely polarizing figure. ‘The Count’ is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, even when it means he faces backlash from his fellow fighters, or the MMA community. For example, after his UFC 204 win over Dan Henderson in Manchester, England, last month, Bisping took time...

Nov 4, 2016 2:23 pm

VIDEO | UFC 205: Fighting for History (preview)

With just over a week to go until UFC 205, the UFC’s historic inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden, the anticipation for the stacked fight card is at an all-time high. Ahead of the event, which features three championship fights, including Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz for the women’s strawweight championship, as well as...

Nov 4, 2016 2:06 pm

VIDEO | Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone says he is ‘jealous’ of Conor McGregor

The historic UFC 205 event taking place in New York’s Madison Square Garden will go down next weekend. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has a chance to make history when he meets UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in the center of the Octagon. If McGregor finds his hand raised over Alvarez on November 12, he...

Nov 4, 2016 1:01 pm

Eddie Alvarez rips Conor McGregor for past opponents

While Conor McGregor currently reigns as the UFC featherweight champion, and is coming off a major win over Nate Diaz at UFC 202 to avenge the only loss of his UFC career, his UFC 205 opponent, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, believes that McGregor hasn’t fought any big-name fighters. He spoke on the UFC 205...

Nov 4, 2016 12:04 pm

UFC vet Tom Lawlor notified of potential USADA anti-doping violation

News surfaced late Thursday evening that UFC veteran ‘Filthy’ Tom Lawlor had been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from a random out-of-competition drug test last month. Lawlor, who has spent the better part of his 17-fight MMA career under the UFC banner, racking up a 6-5 record over the past 8 years,...

Nov 4, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | “Cowboy” Cerrone Recounts a Near-Death Experience That Occured LAST WEEK

.@Cowboycerrone had a near-death experience LAST WEEK while scuba diving. And he told @anezbitt all about it before #UFC205. pic.twitter.com/TWPvh9alp7 — AtTheBuzzer (@TheBuzzerOnFOX) November 3, 2016 It’s no secret that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone lives an absolutely wild life outside the cage. When the fan favorite welterweight isn’t fighting or training, he can generally be found...

Nov 4, 2016 11:30 am

Eddie Alvarez: I will make the UFC great again

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is undoubtably a veteran of the sport of mixed martial arts. With a professional record of 28 wins and 4 losses that recently saw him capture the UFC lightweight championship earlier this year by knocking out Rafael dos Anjos in the first round of their scrap back in July, the...

Nov 4, 2016 10:36 am

VIDEO | Crazy Scissor Headlock Takedown Landed in Training Session

There are a lot of ways to get your opponent to the ground in a fight. You might use a single leg or double leg takedown. You might use an ankle pick or a foot sweep. You might rely on judo technique like the harai goshi or ushiro goshi. Or, if you’re a complete maniac, you...

Nov 4, 2016 10:08 am

Charles Oliveira misses weight by 9 pounds ahead of ‘UFC Mexico’ fight

While #8 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira has spent the majority of his UFC career competing at featherweight, ‘Do Bronx’ has been frequently criticized for being inconsistent in regards to his ability to make the featherweight limit of 145 pounds. Friday morning in Mexico City, Oliveira missed weight for his ‘TUF Latin America 3 Finale’ fight...

Nov 4, 2016 9:32 am

Friday Night’s Bellator 163 Loses Two Main Card Bouts in 12 Hours

Bellator MMA has had an excellent year. They’ve promoted some strange, but undeniably memorable fight cards. They’ve also bolstered their roster with high profile fighters like Benson Henderson, Matt Mitrione, Sergey Kharitonov, Wanderlei Silva, Rory MacDonald and The American Gangster himself, Chael P. Sonnen. Unfortunately, it’s not all sunshine and daises for MMA’s number-two promotion....

Nov 4, 2016 8:54 am

Diego Sanchez Turns Up the Crazy at UFC Mexico Press Conference

Diego Sanchez is known primarily for two things: his wild, all-action fighting style inside the cage, and his often bizarre behaviour outside of it. The latest display of his out-of-cage antics occured at the official press conference for UFC Fight Night 98, which will go down in Mexico City, Mexico this Saturday night. On the evening’s...

Nov 4, 2016 8:26 am

Conor McGregor fires back at Irish newspaper regarding “personal” announcement article

After UFC President Dana White announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be making the jump to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight strap at UFC 205 on November 12th, the UFC President revealed that McGregor would be making a “personal” announcement, “out of left field” following the fight. While there had...

Nov 4, 2016 7:38 am

VIDEO | Cleveland Fan Snuffs Chicago Fan in Post World Series Street Fight

https://twitter.com/Valli_Swag7/status/794040386763313152 On Wednesday night, The Chicago Cubs put an end to one of the longest championship droughts in professional sports –  108 years, to be exact – with a defeat of the Cleveland Indians. The long struggling team overcame a deficit of three games to clinch the series in game 7 with an 8–7 win...

Nov 3, 2016 6:08 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Nate Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez gives analysis for Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor

Richard Perez is a coach that has studied Conor McGregor extensively. McGregor’s last two fights were against Nate Diaz, who Perez coaches. Speaking with BJPenn.com Radio host “Kinch” on Wednesday’s episode, Perez broke down the big UFC 205 lightweight title fight between lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez and current featherweight champ Conor McGregor and revealed some...

Nov 3, 2016 5:28 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Hunt to file a lawsuit against the UFC and Brock Lesnar

It is no secret that Mark Hunt is livid with the UFC and Brock Lesnar. USADA notified the UFC that Lesnar was flagged for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation after he fought Hunt at UFC 200 in July. Lesnar tested positive for the banned substance clomiphene, which is an estrogen blocker often used to counterbalance...

Nov 3, 2016 2:04 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor working on striking with coach Owen Roddy

In just under two weeks, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 205 against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for a highly anticipated lightweight title fight. The fight will answer many questions for fight fans, who appear to be split down the middle in regards to...