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Oct 26, 2016 9:29 am

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m the one who made the Conor McGregor fight happen”

At UFC 205 on November 12th, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will step into the Octagon in what will be just the second champion vs. champion fight in the history of the UFC. In addition to headlining a historic card, the fight will give McGregor the opportunity to make...

Oct 26, 2016 9:00 am

UFC Fight Night 99 Loses Its Co-Main Event

On November 19, the UFC will return to Belfast, Northern Island with UFC Fight Night 99. Initially, the card looked like it was going to be a great one. Unfortunately, the injury bug has been chowing down on its lineup over the last few days. First, it was announced that the evening’s planned main event,...

Oct 26, 2016 8:43 am

Fabricio Werdum trolls Reebok with ‘Nike Fight Kit’ picture

Since the UFC announced their apparel partnership with Reebok, fighters and fans have continually criticized the brand. In the early days of the apparel deal, Reebok made quite a few errors when designing clothing for fighters, calling Anderson Silva “Anderson Aldo” on one of their shirts, and putting a United States patch on the sleeve...

Oct 26, 2016 8:35 am

Miesha Tate on Loss to Amanda Nunes: “I Really Don’t Remember the Fight”

In March of this year, women’s MMA veteran Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm with a fifth-round rear-naked choke. This win would earn her the coveted women’s bantamweight title. Unfortunately, Tate’s long-awaited time atop the bantamweight throne came to an abrupt just months thereafter, when she was battered and submitted by a ferocious Amanda Nunes in the main event...

Oct 26, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Fitch eyeing rematch with potential free agent Georges St-Pierre

Back in 2008, Jon Fitch stepped into the Octagon against UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Fitch had been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division, going on an 8-fight win streak that saw him defeat notable opponents such as Thiago Alves and Diego Sanchez. Fitch, who was widely regarded as having some of the...

Oct 26, 2016 7:21 am

Jon Jones Explains Why He’d Rather Fight “Rumble” than “DC”

On December 10, in the main event of UFC 206, Daniel Cormier will defend the UFC light heavyweight title against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. As significant as this bout is, however, it will have a shadow cast over it by one man: former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Jones won the divisional crown in early 2011...

Oct 25, 2016 7:49 pm

Alan Jouban and UFC on FOX 22 opponent Mike Perry go at it on Twitter

Mike Perry has only fought twice in the UFC, but “Platinum” has certainly made his presence felt. With two knockouts in as many octagon appearances, Perry took to Twitter to stir the pot with Alan Jouban, who will take on Perry at UFC on FOX 22 on December 17. See for yourself how their Twitter...

Oct 25, 2016 7:04 pm

Bigfoot Silva set to fight undefeated Russian prospect following UFC release

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva may have been released from the UFC last week, but he won’t be out of work for very long. The former heavyweight title challenger will be heading to Russia to take on Ivan Shtyrkov (4-0), an undefeated prospect who’s ended all four of his victories by first-round finish. “We are very excited...

Oct 25, 2016 6:46 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey bites an ear off on ‘Drunk History’

Drunk History Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is set to return to competition in the Octagon after being out for over a year. Rousey announced prior to her last fight, which ended in her first professional MMA loss against Holly Holm at UFC 193, that she was going to be taking a break...

Oct 25, 2016 5:56 pm

BJJ wizard Mackenzie Dern already in talks with the UFC

Mackenzie Dern is well-known in the world of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The BJJ black belt has a long list of accolades that include ADCC Champion, World Champion, World Pro Champion and No Gi World Champion. Now, the daughter of Wellington “Megaton” Dias is getting into mixed martial arts and holds a 2-0 record, fighting under Legacy...

Oct 25, 2016 4:57 pm

Cat Zingano challenges WWE diva to a fight

Former title challenger Cat Zingano just called out someone for a fight on Twitter, but she’s not a UFC fighter. In fact, the woman Zingano called out doesn’t even train mixed martial arts. Zingano tweeted at WWE superstar Sasha Banks on Tuesday, to the confusion and delight of many. See how the exchange between Cat...

Oct 25, 2016 2:10 pm

UFC replaces Joe Silva with Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard as matchmaker

The UFC has officially replaced former long-time matchmaker Joe Silva after promoting Sean Shelby to oversee matchmaking for several weight divisions. Shelby will be sharing matchmaking duties with former Legacy FC owner and president Mick Maynard. While Maynard will oversee the men’s flyweight, middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions, Shelby will take over matchmaking for...

Oct 25, 2016 1:44 pm

Max Holloway to Jose Aldo: Get your ass in the cage

Interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has stirred up a bit of controversy recently as he has continued his very public war of words with the UFC brass. After it was announced that Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight to challenge Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight strap at UFC 205 on November 12th,...

Oct 25, 2016 1:34 pm

Gegard Mousasi Says He Would “Punish” Michael Bisping if They Fought

Late last week, it was announced that an injury had forced Gunnar Nelson out his bout with Dong Hyun Kim, the planned headliner for the UFC’s return to Belfast, Northern Ireland. This unfortunately left the UFC scrambling for a viable main event on just a few weeks’ notice. Though it can’t have been easy, the organization...

Oct 25, 2016 1:14 pm

VIDEO | The exact moment Gunnar Nelson injured his ankle

Recently, news surfaced that SBG Ireland fighter Gunnar Nelson, who was slated to fight Dong Hyun Kim in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Belfast’, was forced to pull out of the fight due to an undisclosed injury just several weeks before fight night. In the same report, it was revealed that the UFC...

Oct 25, 2016 1:06 pm

Awkward! Tim Kennedy Says that a USADA Rep Watched Him Shower

In mid 2015, the UFC partnered with the United States Anti-Doping Commission (USADA) in an effort to crack down on performance enhancing drug use and clean up the sport. So far, the agency’s efforts to do so have been quite fruitful. It seems that every week, a new fighter is notified of a potential violation,...

Oct 25, 2016 12:37 pm

VIDEO | Bodybuilder gets beat down by BJJ black belt for your entertainment

The entertainment that the Internet brings is seemingly endless. Here, we take a look at some viral videos from YouTube account Rambo Cuztha Gunz. Gunz creates videos for the sake of your entertainment and is willing to take a beating for it. Gunz has a humorous bio for his social media accounts. His YouTube bio...

Oct 25, 2016 11:28 am

VIDEO | In Anticipation of UFC 207, Watch Ronda Rousey’s First Professional Fight!

This time last year, Ronda Rousey was still regarded by many as an unbeatable champion. At that stage, she’d simply given us very little reason to believe she could be defeated. Rousey’s professional career, as most do, began on the regional circuit. After going 2-0 in regional shows, she was picked up by Strikeforce, where...

Oct 25, 2016 10:55 am

PHOTO | Mark Hunt bloodied up outside of the Octagon

We have not seen UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt compete in the Octagon since his UFC 200 competition against Brock Lesnar back in July where Lesnar became the first fighter in the UFC to receive a shortened window of USADA testing from the UFC. Following their fight where Lesnar was given a “one-off” opportunity from the...

Oct 25, 2016 10:43 am

Randy Couture weighs in on Georges St-Pierre’s “uphill battle” with UFC

Recently, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre left MMA fans stunned as he revealed that he was officially a free agent in the MMA world. The news came just over a week after St-Pierre informed MMA fans that news regarding his potential return to the Octagon would be coming in ‘just a few weeks’. Following...

Oct 25, 2016 10:27 am

Gunnar Nelson Details Injury that Forced Him Out of UFC Belfast’s Main Event

Last week, the UFC’s highly anticipated November 19 return to Belfast, Northern Ireland was dealt a fairly severe blow. Just weeks out from fight night, it lost its main event, as Iceland’s honorary Irishman Gunnar Nelson was forced out of his headlining welterweight bout with South Korea’s Dong Hyun Kim. Luckily for the fans in Belfast, the...

Oct 25, 2016 10:07 am

PHOTO | Fan gets Michael Bisping tattoo following UFC 204 win

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is certainly one of the most polarizing figures in MMA. Bisping, who has been on a tear of the UFC’s middleweight division in 2016, is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. Earlier this month, Bisping stepped into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 204 in...

Oct 25, 2016 7:46 am

VIDEO | “Cowboy Up” With this Inspirational Video from Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, who is ranked in the top-10 at both lightweight and welterweight, is loved for his busy fight schedule, his fan-friendly fighting style, and his wild life outside the cage. Really, the talented Colorado Springs native is just the kind of guy whose brain you’d like to pick over a couple of beers...

Oct 25, 2016 6:42 am

Cody Garbrandt Continues War of Words with “Little B*tch” Dominick Cruz

Yesterday afternoon, a long-rumored bantamweight title bout between champion Dominick Cruz and challenger Cody Garbrandt was made official. This hotly-anticipated showdown will serve as the main event of UFC 207, which will occur on December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Garbrandt, of course, was not the only choice for the next crack at Cruz’s title....