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Mar 25, 2016 10:19 pm

Frank Mir answers whether or not he will retire following Mark Hunt loss

This past weekend at UFC Brisbane, Frank Mir suffered a KO loss at the hands of Mark Hunt, who picked up yet another walk-off KO win. At 36 years old, and with 15 years as a professional fighter, many are wondering if this is it for Mir. Despite that, the former heavyweight champion believes his...

Mar 25, 2016 10:08 pm

Gunnar Nelson discusses Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz rematch

At UFC 196, Nate Diaz picked up the biggest win over his MMA career as he submitted Conor McGregor in the 2nd round of their welterweight scrap. Following the fight, McGregor attributed the loss to an ‘inefficient use of energy,’ something teammate Gunnar Nelson doesn’t believe will happen in a potential rematch. While earlier this...

Mar 25, 2016 9:52 pm

Chris Weidman training with Stephen Thompson ahead of Luke Rockhold rematch

On June 4th Chris Weidman will look to reclaim his UFC middleweight championship from Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199. In the pair’s first meeting, Weidman suffered the first defeat of his professional MMA career as Rockhold dominated the fight from start to finish, ultimately picking up a 4th round TKO win....

Mar 25, 2016 9:42 pm

Demetrious Johnson explains why he won’t move up to bantamweight

Demetrious Johnson has remained the only flyweight champion in the history of the UFC, and while there has been talk of ‘Mighty Mouse’ potentially moving up to bantamweight for a rematch with champion Dominick Cruz, a permanent move to 135 isn’t something Johnson is interested in. The flyweight kingpin spoke to Fox Sports: “Big fights...


Mar 25, 2016 9:29 pm

Frank Mir reflects on fight with Mark Hunt

This past weekend in Brisbane, Mark Hunt picked up yet another incredible walk-off KO win as he knocked out Frank Mir in the very first round of their main event scrap. While Mir has fought many of the greatest heavyweights in MMA history, he says that Mark Hunt hit him harder that anyone else he...

Mar 25, 2016 8:00 pm

PHOTO | Unbelievable BJ Penn fan art

While the MMA world anxiously awaits the return of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn, the anticipation to see ‘The Prodigy’ once again in action has the MMA community buzzing. Penn has been training at the JacksonWink MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico under famed coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn, who will be coaching...

Mar 25, 2016 2:10 pm

Conor McGregor hinting at Nate Diaz rematch at UFC 200?

While there has been much speculation as to whether or not Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor will meet inside the Octagon once again, it was revealed earlier this month that the UFC has reportedly issued contracts to both fighters for a welterweight rematch at UFC 200. With that being said, leaked footage from Nate Diaz’s...

Mar 25, 2016 12:54 pm

VIDEO | Sensational fan-made UFC 200 promo – The return of Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor will make his return to the Octagon at UFC 200. All reports are indicatiing that “The Notorious” will face Nate Diaz in a non-title welterweight rematch slated for the main event of the historical card taking place in July. Apparently, the loss to Nate Diaz has not been sitting well with Conor McGregor...

Mar 25, 2016 12:27 pm

Exclusive Video | Nick Diaz compares his & Nate’s training to Conor McGregor’s

[ooyala code=”Z2YnU4MjE6-1_P89ux66aQmxxUyNYopr” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”3840″ height=”2160″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Prior to UFC 196, Nate Diaz repeatedly took aim at Conor McGregor’s teammates, asking the featherweight champion “Who do you train with?” Diaz pointed out that he trains with not only elite level Mixed Martial Artists, but also top ranked boxers and Jiu-Jitsu grapplers. Of course by now...

Mar 25, 2016 12:19 pm

Mark Henry says Conor McGregor is ‘straight out afraid’ of Frankie Edgar

Frankie Edgar and his team are definitely not happy hearing the reports that the UFC is working on putting together a rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor as the main event of UFC 200. Edgar’s striking coach Mark Henry recently spoke with the Talking Brawls Extra Podcast and shared his thoughts. “Well, first of...

Mar 25, 2016 11:53 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Nick Diaz shows his Ridiculous Flexibility

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Mar 25, 2016 11:39 am

VIDEO | #FBF Nick and Nate Diaz sparring back in their teenage years

Here is a classic Flashback Friday video of the Diaz brothers from back in the day. According to the video title, this was back from when Nick was 17-years-old and Nate was 16-year-old. Nate Diaz has has been buzzing in the media and has gained a huge increase in followers on his social media after...

Mar 25, 2016 11:07 am

Michael Bisping reviews Katt Williams fight: ‘Katt Williams, you lose!’

If you have not seen the viral video of comedian Katt Williams getting into a physical fight with a young boy, here is a piece of UFC veteran Michael Bisping’s analysis of the scrap. Bisping was a guest on Sirius XM Rush and called his review of the fight. “You know, obviously, there are a...

Mar 25, 2016 9:09 am

Uriah Hall talks “overwhelming feeling” ahead of Anderson Silva fight

Top ranked UFC middleweight Uriah Hall has quite the task ahead of him at UFC 198 where he faces one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time in Anderson Silva. Not only is Hall fighting Silva on a pay-per view event in Brazil, he’s fighting Silva in “The Spider’s” hometown of Curitiba. Hall...

Mar 25, 2016 9:01 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman’s hilarious face swap with young son

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Mar 25, 2016 8:43 am

Nate Diaz responds to critics who thought he would lose at UFC 196

Going into UFC 196, many fans surprisingly didn’t give Nate Diaz much of a chance against Conor McGregor. While Diaz stepped in on less than 2 weeks notice, the Diaz brothers are known for staying in incredible shape. As everyone knows by now, Nate Diaz rocked and then submitted Conor McGregor in the second round...

Mar 25, 2016 8:36 am

VIDEO | Rener Gracie breakdown of Katt Williams fight

Earlier this week video surfaced of famed comedian Katt Williams sucker punching a 17-year-old after allegedly being spit on. After being punched the boy proceeds to take down and nearly choke out Williams with a rear-naked choke. While someone edited Conor McGregor into the video for a hilarious edit, Rener Gracie and his student Khaled...

Mar 25, 2016 8:31 am

Conor McGregor’s coach backs fight with Frankie Edgar at Madison Square Garden

While Frankie Edgar has been campaigning for a title shot against Conor McGregor since his TUF 22 finale KO win over Chad Mendes, the stars could finally be aligning for a McGregor vs. Edgar fight. With MMA being legalized in New York earlier this week, Conor McGregor’s striking coach, Owen Roddy, believes that a fight...

Mar 25, 2016 8:23 am

Ronda Rousey humbly reflects on loss to Holly Holm

Going into UFC 193 in Australia, Ronda Rousey’s confidence was at an all-time high. While many praised Rousey for her confidence, she caught quite a bit of criticism post-fight for what many believed to be overconfidence leading up to the fight. As everyone now knows, Rousey was knocked stiff by a second round head kick...

Mar 25, 2016 8:15 am

VIDEO | Urijah Faber reflects on win over Dominick Cruz 9 years later

Almost missed the 9 yr anniversary @domcruz619 #rebirth #life March 7th 2007. Can't wait for #3 June 4th. I've had 22 fights since this one Thanks to all the fans that pointed this out today. This thing has been brewing for a cool minute! #ufc199 @ufc A video posted by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber) on Mar...

Mar 24, 2016 11:01 pm

Has life changed for Nate Diaz since tossing Conor McGregor from the throne?

A lot of great things have come to Nate Diaz after he was able to submit the UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Diaz earned the highest payday of his career from the fight with “The Notorious” and has gained media recognition from the masses. However, Diaz says for him personally, not much...

Mar 24, 2016 4:55 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz discusses meeting Justin Bieber, UFC 200, and MORE

After Nate Diaz shocked the world by defeating Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th, pop music star Justin Bieber took to Instagram to praise McGregor in defeat, while bashing Diaz for his ‘terrible’ style. That sparked a beef between Diaz and Bieber, with Diaz stating that he would slap the pop star if...

Mar 24, 2016 4:36 pm

Jon Anik discusses aftermath of getting ‘209’ tattoo

Prior to UFC 196, where Nate Diaz ended the undefeated streak of Conor McGregor, UFC commentator Jon Anik promised his podcast listeners that he would get a ‘209’ tattoo in honor of Nate Diaz if he defeated McGregor. After Diaz’s win, Anik made good on his promise to get ‘209’ tattooed on his body permanently....

Mar 24, 2016 4:24 pm

‘UFC Brisbane’ medical suspensions

This past weekend in Brisbane Australia, fight fans witnessed a thrilling night of fights. From Mark Hunt’s walk-off KO win over Frank Mir, to Neil Magny’s upset of Hector Lombard in the co-main event, the event was a thrilling one. Now, following the event MixedMartialArts.com has received the medical suspensions from the UFC, who act...

Mar 24, 2016 12:45 pm

Yoel Romero to file arbitration case with USADA

Yoel Romero is standing his ground. The UFC middleweight contender is affirming his innocence after testing positive for banned substances, which resulted in failing an out-of-competition drug test back in December. Romero and his legal team have claimed that the UFC middleweight took a dietary supplement that unknowingly was tainted with banned substances. MMA Fighting...

Mar 24, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | NFL legend Jerry Rice broke Nate Diaz’s heart

Nate Diaz admits that he isn’t into many sports outside of MMA and doesn’t get starstruck very often, even at NFL Superbowl parties. However, Diaz says that was a big 49ers fan growing up in California and was always rooting for NFL legends Jerry Rice and Steve Young. In a recent interview, Diaz talks about...

Mar 24, 2016 11:00 am

Nate Diaz roasts Michael Bisping as they are standing next to each other on air

After Michael Bisping’s controversial fight with former middleweight champion Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz posted a meme throwing an insult at “The Count.” Bisping took to twitter to respond to the elder Diaz brother and added to it by throwing an insult at the younger Diaz who was had a fight with UFC featherweight champion Conor...