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Dec 5, 2016 11:55 am

Dominick Cruz on Cody Garbrandt: He’s literally about as smart as a rock

On December 30, in the co-main event of UFC 207, bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will attempt to defend his title against dangerous undefeated striker Cody Garbrandt. It’s arguable, of course, that the shot should have instead been awarded to former champ TJ Dillashaw, but Cruz and Garbrandt’s sizzling beef was more than enough to convince...

Dec 5, 2016 7:51 am

Henry Cejudo on loss to Benavidez: Everybody keeps telling me I won

Last Saturday, the UFC returned to Las Vegas, Nevada with the finale of the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter. The card was headlined by a flyweight title fight between dominant champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and unsung challenger Tim Elliott. The co-main event, meanwhile, pitted top-ranked flyweights and recent Mighty Mouse victims Joseph Benavidez...

Dec 4, 2016 6:38 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor offers advice to up and coming fighters

Ireland’s Conor McGregor is the biggest star the UFC has ever produced. He’s also the first fighter in UFC history to win titles in two weight classes concurrently, and is far and away the highest paid fighter in MMA history. As such, he’s become a source of inspiration for many up and coming fighters. During...

Dec 4, 2016 5:59 am

Wanderlei Silva responds to ‘p*ssy’ Mirko Cro Cop

Until just days ago, Pride legends Wanderlei Silva and Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic were scheduled to go at it for a third time under the Rizin banner this December. Regrettably, Silva was forced to bow out of this planned trilogy fight with an injury. This news did not go over well with Cro Cop. After...


Dec 2, 2016 4:19 pm

Former UFC title contender Rory MacDonald sets up first Bellator fight on Twitter

It was a major shakeup when former #1 UFC ranked welterweight, Rory MacDonald was announced a signed Bellator MMA fighter. Now, just a little over three months have passed since MacDonald signed under Bellator, it looks like the Canadian just did some matchmaking himself on social media and arranged for his first fight since leaving...

Dec 2, 2016 8:36 am

Jon Jones reflects on finding out he was pulled from UFC 200

Earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones was set to make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where he was to fight light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated rematch for the light heavyweight title. Unfortunately, just 48 hours before fight night, Jones was pulled from the...

Dec 1, 2016 8:36 am

Cain Velasquez set to have surgery after fight with Fabricio Werdum

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is currently gearing up for his UFC 207 scrap with Fabricio Werdum, which will not only serve as Velasquez’ shot at redemption at ‘Vai Calvao’, but also as the heavyweight #1 contender fight. Ahead of the fight, both men are coming off wins, which returned them to the win...

Nov 30, 2016 12:28 pm

Anthony Johnson denied ticket to UFC 206 by UFC

Just weeks ago, UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson was slated to headline UFC 206 in Toronto in a highly anticipated rematch for the light heavyweight title against UFC champion Daniel Cormier. Unfortunately, Cormier was forced out of the fight with a groin tear, and has been sidelined until March, when he expects to...

Nov 29, 2016 5:53 am

Jose Aldo on McGregor loss: I lost that fight because of a fluke

Last December, in the main event of UFC 194, Jose Aldo was knocked out by Conor McGregor in just 13 seconds. The loss forced the end of his decade-long unbeaten streak and his incredible reign as WEC and UFC featherweight champion. In the year since his defeat of Aldo, McGregor has taken two welterweight fights with...

Nov 28, 2016 10:33 am

VIDEO | UFC stars discuss who they think can beat Conor McGregor

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 205, Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight championship. At the time, McGregor also owned the organization’s featherweight crown, which made him the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. Though the UFC has since ended McGregor’s...

Nov 28, 2016 9:36 am

Vitor Belfort lists off several opponents he’s interested in fighting

When Vitor Belfort lost to Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC 204, he fell to a tough 2-3 in his last 5 fights – with both of those wins coming against the now retired Dan Henderson. Needless to say, the former light heavyweight champion appears to be on a bit of a downslide....

Nov 27, 2016 7:45 am

MMA community reacts to Conor McGregor relinquishing the UFC featherweight title

Last December, Ireland’s Conor McGregor won the UFC featherweight title with a 13 second knockout of Jose Aldo. In his next fight, he was expected to take on then lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos for a shot at a second UFC belt. When Dos Anjos withdrew from this planned contest with an injury, however, McGregor...

Nov 27, 2016 6:42 am

The MMA community reacts to Robert Whittaker’s wild win over Derek Brunson

Last night, the UFC returned to sunny Melbourne, Australia with UFC Fight Night 101. Though most of the fights on the 13-bout lineup were somewhat slow, the main event was an absolutely thriller. That main event pitted Australia’s own Robert Whittaker against Derek Brunson in a clash of rising middleweight contenders. This fight was given...

Nov 26, 2016 9:51 am

John Kavanagh explains why Conor McGregor can defeat Tyron Woodley

With Conor McGregor currently reigning as a two-division UFC champion, the champ has expressed his desire to also potentially become the first ever three division UFC champion, and move up to welterweight to fight Tyron Woodley. In the wake of his historic UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez, McGregor toyed with the idea of moving...

Nov 26, 2016 8:29 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson reflects on fight with Tyron Woodley

Earlier this month, top ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson stepped into the Octagon with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley in the co-main event of UFC 205 for a highly anticipated showdown. The fight was an extremely close one, with many scoring the fight three rounds to two in Thompson’s favor, but giving Woodley a 10-8 round...

Nov 26, 2016 7:58 am

Demian Maia doubtful Conor McGregor will move up to 170

Leading up to Conor McGregor’s UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez earlier this month at UFC 205, the featherweight champ was involved in quite a few backstage incidents with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. To kick off fight week, both men appeared alongside several other of the fighters from the historic card for the UFC 205...

Nov 25, 2016 7:23 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s BJJ coach Dillon Danis nearly brawls at ADCC trials

It looks like Dillon Danis isn’t just the teacher in his newly established association with UFC superstar Conor McGregor. It appears as if the Marcelo Garcia black belt phenom that was brought in to help “The Notorious” with his Brazilian jiu-jitsu for the UFC 202 rematch against Nate Diaz is also learning a bit from...

Nov 25, 2016 5:44 pm

New details emerge on Daniel Cormier’s injury & return

Friday afternoon, the MMA community received some unfortunate news, that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his upcoming UFC 206 scrap with Anthony Johnson on December 10th in Toronto, Canada. The fight was set to be Cormier’s second title defense since winning the belt in May of 2015, when he...

Nov 25, 2016 1:28 pm

MMA community reacts to Daniel Cormier’s withdrawal from UFC 206

Friday morning, news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced to withdraw from his highly anticipated UFC 206 showdown with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson on December 10th in Toronto, Canada. The fight was set to be a rematch from UFC 187 in 2015, where Cormier defeated Johnson to win the vacant light...

Nov 24, 2016 4:20 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk eyeing second UFC belt in 2017

While UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is undoubtably one of the most dominant champions currently in the UFC, the Polish superstar isn’t content with just dominating the women’s strawweight division. On the heels of her impressive UFC 205 unanimous decision win over Karolina Kowalkiewicz earlier this month, Jedrzejczyk joined The MMA Hour to discuss...

Nov 24, 2016 10:23 am

‘Big’ John McCarthy on Conor McGregor: “The man can fight”

Referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy is one of the most experienced, and trusted referees in the sport of MMA. In addition to being an MMA referee for over twenty years, McCarthy has been on hand for some of the biggest fights in UFC history. This past weekend in the main event of UFC 205, the UFC’s...

Nov 24, 2016 9:27 am

Dominick Cruz explains why Cody Garbrandt got title shot, not TJ Dillashaw

At UFC 207 on December 30th, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will put his bantamweight strap on the line in the co-main event of the New Years Eve card as he steps into the Octagon against streaking undefeated bantamweight Cody Garbrandt. Garbrandt, who will be entering the bout on a 10-fight win streak that has...