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Dec 21, 2016 12:10 pm

REPORT: Nate Diaz offered interim title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

While Conor McGregor revealed this week that he could very well be returning to the Octagon after Christmas, rather than taking 10 months off like UFC President Dana White stated, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson have continued to talk trash at one another on social media. Nurmagomedov revealed recently that an interim lightweight title fight...

Dec 21, 2016 11:34 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov sends stern message to Jose Aldo

Lightweight #1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is looking to get one last fight in between now and May 27th, when he begins to take time off from training for Ramadan. While after UFC 205 all signs pointed to Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson fighting for the chance to challenge Conor McGregor for the lightweight championship, Nurmagomedov revealed...

Dec 21, 2016 10:56 am

Max Holloway gives timetable for return following ankle injury

Max Holloway is fresh off a third round TKO win over Anthony Pettis earlier this month at UFC 206, which saw him claim the interim lightweight championship, and secure himself a fight with featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Following Holloway’s win over Pettis, recently promoted UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo revealed that before Holloway vs. Pettis...

Dec 21, 2016 9:51 am

Jose Aldo explains how UFC contract is keeping him from his dreams

Recently promoted UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has had a very public dispute with the UFC brass over the second half of this year. After Conor McGregor opted to return to welterweight for a rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202, UFC President Dana White stated that after the fight Conor McGregor must either defend...

Dec 21, 2016 9:41 am

VIDEO | Throwback! Jon Jones KOs sparring partner with one punch

Jon Jones is known for many things. He’s knowns as the greatest light heavyweight our sport has ever seen, and perhaps the greatest fighter ever outright. He’s known as the youngest champion in UFC history. He’s known as a troubled individual outside the cage. He’s known as an incredibly talented grappler. He’s known as a creative,...

Dec 21, 2016 9:25 am

Floyd Mayweather Sr. critiques Conor McGregor’s boxing

While Conor McGregor may have been denied a boxing license in Nevada, he was granted a boxing license in California. This once again reignited talks of a potential Mayweather vs. McGregor boxing match. While both men have verbally agreed to the fight, there has been no official word on if the fight will ever take...

Dec 21, 2016 8:44 am

Anthony Pettis learns hand is not actually broken, avoids surgery

Earlier this month, the UFC made its first trip to Toronto, Ontario, Canada since 2013. It did so with the much maligned, but ultimately action-packed UFC 206. This thrilling card was headlined by an interim featherweight title fight between former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, and streaking featherweight contender Max Holloway. Though Pettis was not without his...

Dec 21, 2016 8:39 am

Max Holloway goes off on Jose Aldo over recent comments

While it is undeniable that Max Holloway will be getting the next crack at Jose Aldo after winning the belt at UFC 206 earlier this month, there has been some confusion in regards to when the pair will fight. While Jose Aldo has been informing fight fans that prior to Holloway vs. Pettis, ‘Blessed’, ‘Showtime’,...

Dec 21, 2016 7:09 am

Gegard Mousasi calls out Chris Weidman, Weidman responds

When Gegard Mousasi avenged his previous loss to Uriah Hall in November, he set his sights on the middleweight division’s top-5, where he hoped to find an opponent who could propel him the rest of the way to a title shot. Now, it appears as though his crosshairs have landed on Chris Weidman, who is...

Dec 21, 2016 6:05 am

Jose Aldo: I’m the real featherweight champ, not ‘two-faced’ Conor McGregor

When Conor McGregor won the UFC lightweight title from Eddie Alvarez in November, he became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes concurrently, as he still owned the organization’s featherweight belt at the time. Yet given that it had been nearly a year since he’d won that featherweight title,...

Dec 20, 2016 8:38 pm

Jose Aldo gives update on title fight with Max Holloway

Earlier this month, major changes were made to the UFC’s featherweight division when the UFC had Conor McGregor relinquish the UFC featherweight championship in order to promote the co-main event scrap of UFC 206 between Anthony Pettis and Max Holloway, to an interim featherweight title fight. Subsequently, Jose Aldo was promoted to the undisputed featherweight...

Dec 20, 2016 7:58 pm

Tony Ferguson plans to holdout for more money from UFC

Top ranked UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson possesses arguably one of the most impressive win streaks in the UFC today. With nine straight wins, which include six finishes, and a recent unanimous decision win over former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, Ferguson is poised for a lightweight title shot. While UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor may...

Dec 20, 2016 2:54 pm

VIDEO | Wanderlei Silva doesn’t like comedian Al Foran’s Conor McGregor impersonation

Ramsay, Tyson, Eubank, Steve Austin, DeNiro, Pacino, Pesci, Trump & McGregor chat to Wanderlei Silva ahead of #bellator169 #bamma27 pic.twitter.com/morQ6DtpQ2 — Al Foran Comedy (@ImpressionistAL) December 16, 2016 Comedian Al Foran has a lot of impersonations that he can do. From UFC superstar Conor McGregor to Robert De Niro, some of Foran’s impersonations that he...

Dec 20, 2016 2:49 pm

Nick Diaz recalls being concussed in training and the chin of his brother Nate

Both Nick and Nate Diaz are known for their never-ending offense and their iron chins that many fighters can’t seem to figure out. While appearing as a guest on The Jasta Show recently, Nick talked about his younger brother Nate’s durability as well as his own. “It’s hard too, like my brother fought Josh Thomson...

Dec 20, 2016 2:00 pm

VIDEO | Bob Sapp vs. World’s Strongest Man champion Mariusz Pudzianowski

Five-time World’s Strongest Man champion Mariusz Pudzianowski has found a new home in the sport of mixed martial arts. After winning the World’s Strongest Man competition numerous times, the intimidating Polish athlete found a new passion for competition in combat sports. Another giant athlete that transitioned to the sport of mixed martial arts is Bob...

Dec 20, 2016 1:41 pm

Daniel Cormier forced to break up Dominick Cruz and Cody Garbrandt backstage

While UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and top ranked bantamweight Cody Garbrandt aren’t scheduled to share the Octagon until December 30th, the pair nearly had their fight for Cruz’s bantamweight title backstage at UFC 202 back in August. According to UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, Cruz and Garbrandt came face-to-face backstage, and got in...

Dec 20, 2016 11:23 am

Chael Sonnen: Why Liddell and Hughes lost their UFC jobs, but Griffin kept his

When the UFC was purchased by WME-IMG earlier this year, there followed a wave of controversial layoffs, as everyone from Tom Wright to social media specialist Shanda Maloney lost their jobs. The latest high-profile UFC employees on the chopping block were UFC Hall of Famers Matt Hughes and Chuck Liddell, who were given desk jobs...

Dec 20, 2016 10:44 am

The Return? Conor McGregor hints at post-Christmas return to the Octagon

Just last month, UFC superstar Conor McGregor made the move to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez in the main event of the UFC’s historic inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden. McGregor made quick work of Alvarez, securing himself a dominant second round TKO win after dropping the MMA veteran just moments into the fight....

Dec 20, 2016 10:27 am

Cody Garbrandt weighs in on training partner Paige VanZant’s fighting future

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in Sacramento, California with UFC on Fox 22. In the card’s main event, 22-year-old strawweight prospect Paige VanZant had the opportunity to score a huge win in front of her adopted hometown as she took on former Invicta atomweight champion Michelle Waterson. Regrettably for VanZant and her fans in...

Dec 20, 2016 10:25 am

Amanda Nunes misses UFC 207 media lunch due to illness

With less than two weeks to go until UFC 207, unfortunate news has surfaced that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been forced to miss her scheduled UFC 207 media lunch due to a minor illness. While the illness forced the champ to miss the scheduled lunch, MMAFighting’s Marc Raimondi has revealed that she...

Dec 20, 2016 9:55 am

Travis Browne: callout from Derrick Lewis made the fight personal

Earlier this month, the UFC touched down in Albany New York with UFC Fight Night 102. In the main event, rising heavyweight Derrick Lewis took on Dagestani prospect Shamil Abdurakhimov. Though Lewis didn’t exactly dazzle in this fight, he was ultimately able to put Abdurakhimov away with a fourth-round TKO. In the wake of this win,...

Dec 20, 2016 9:35 am

Cody Garbrandt rips Dominick Cruz ahead of UFC 207 fight

In just under two weeks, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will step into the Octagon against undefeated Team Alpha Male prospect Cody Garbrandt for a highly anticipated fight for Cruz’ bantamweight title. With less than two weeks to go until fight night, the trash talk between the pair has certainly continued to increase, however the...

Dec 20, 2016 9:07 am

Dan Hardy declines Mickey Gall’s challenge, Gall responds

This past weekend, in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’, UFC prospects Sage Northcutt & Mickey Gall stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown. Although Northcutt went into the fight with quite a bit more experience, it was the grappling of Gall that proved to be the difference maker. In the...

Dec 20, 2016 8:57 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in to UFC on FOX 22, also known as ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ for an action packed night of fights. While the preliminary card was certainly an exciting one, it was the main card on ‘Big Fox’ that left fight fans talking. To kick off the main card, undefeated...