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Jul 8, 2017 6:16 pm

Valentina Shevchenko issues her first statement after UFC 213 fight cancellation

Valentina Shevchenko issues her first statement after UFC 213 fight cancellation Valentina Shevchenko was supposed to challenge current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in the main event of tonight’s UFC 213 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Unfortunately for fight fans, “The Lioness” was not feeling well and opted to withdraw from the highly anticipated...

Jul 8, 2017 4:52 pm

Dana White shares an update on Amanda Nunes, discusses future plans for Shevchenko

Dana White shares an update on Amanda Nunes, discusses future plans for Shevchenko Earlier today terrible news shook the mixed martial arts world as current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was forced to pullout of her scheduled UFC 213 title fight rematch with top contender Valentina Shevchenko. Although Amanda Nunes was cleared to fight...

Jul 8, 2017 10:29 am

Tony Ferguson responds to Justin Gaethje’s callout

Friday night in the TUF 25 Redemption Finale, former WSOF champion Justin Gaethje picked up a thrilling win over Michael Johnson in the main event, as the two delivered an action-packed two rounds that ultimately saw Gaethje pick up a TKO win over ‘The Meance’. Following the fight, Gaethje called out top ranked UFC lightweight...

Jul 6, 2017 7:53 am

Jon Jones’ suspension is officially over

The year is 2016. We are days away from the blockbuster UFC 200, a massive card that is topped by a headline-dominating rematch between light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and his arch rival Jon Jones. Anticipation has reached an all-time high, and the violent crescendo we’ve been waiting for has almost arrived. Then, the worst...

Jul 5, 2017 6:02 pm

Report: “Shogun” returns to Japan for September fight night

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, one of the biggest stars to emerge from the now defunct Japanese promotion PRIDE, will reportedly be returning to the land that made him famous this September 23. As speculated, the Brazilian legend’s opponent for this UFC Fight Night will be Ovince St. Preux. This report comes from The MMA Kings on...

Jul 5, 2017 10:03 am

VIDEO | Before UFC 213, watch Yoel Romero score a ferocious, 48-second TKO in his MMA debut

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 213, surging Cuban contender Yoel Romero will collide with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the interim UFC middleweight title. Romero will enter this fight with a reputation as one of the best middleweights on earth. He’s on a 10-fight win-streak. This streak has seen him dispatch game opponents...

Jul 5, 2017 8:35 am

Megan Anderson saw a lot of holes in Cris Cyborg’s game after watching sparring footage

Recently, former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg posted a video of herself on social media sparring with Olympic boxer Claressa Shields. The footage was nearly a minute long, and saw the two women exchanging leather in a hard sparring session, which you can see below: A post shared by CRISTIANE V JUSTINO 🇧🇷★...

Jul 4, 2017 8:47 am

UFC was targeting Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva 3 in Brazil

Nearly four years after their first encounter in the Octagon at UFC 162 in 2013, The UFC was looking to cash in on the possibility of a Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva trilogy fight in Brazil. When the two met four years ago on July 6th, Wediman was an undefeated contender with a 9-0 professional...

Jul 3, 2017 1:55 pm

VIDEO | UFC 213 Countdown: Full Episode

UFC 213 takes place this Saturday on July 8 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event of the evening, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes takes on Valentina Shevchenko in a rematch. However, this time their fight will be for Nunes’ championship belt as she looks to defend her title...

Jul 3, 2017 6:59 am

VIDEO | Ahead of UFC 213, watch Yoel Romero’s knockout-filled highlight reel

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero will collide with Kiwi contender Robert Whittaker for the UFC interim middleweight title. Romero, who is a former Olympic wrestler, will enter this fight on a wild, eight-fight win-streak. This streak began back in 2013, when he debuted in the UFC – and...

Jul 1, 2017 12:02 pm

Edson Barboza open to superfight with Jose Aldo at 145

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza is undoubtably one of the best strikers in the UFC’s lightweight division. In addition to 11 knockout wins in 19 professional fights, Barboza racked up a 25-3 professional kickboxing record, with 22 of those wins coming by way of knockout. Fresh off a KO win over Beneil Dariush at ‘UFC Fight...

Jun 29, 2017 1:59 pm

Dana White believes two of his big UFC stars will never fight again

In the UFC, there aren’t a ton of fighters that really move the needle. It’s obvious that Conor McGregor is one of the biggest stars the UFC has ever seen. However, aside from “The Notorious” who comes to mind that can bring in big numbers for the UFC? Jon Jones is set to return in...

Jun 28, 2017 4:30 pm

Breaking! Tyron Woodley will defend his title at UFC 214

Breaking! Tyron Woodley will defend his title at UFC 214 UFC 214 has added another title fight! UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley recently took to Twitter where he announced that he will be defending his title on July 29 in Anaheim against top contender Demian Maia. Yeah I didn't Stutter!! @ufc #ufc214 vs @demianmaia for...

Jun 28, 2017 11:20 am

Michael Bisping says referees need to be held accountable for poor decisions

This Sunday in Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated grudge match. The fight didn’t make it out of the first round, as Lee picked up an impressive submission win over Chiesa. Unfortunately for everyone involved, the fight was stopped before Chiesa physically tapped, with referee Mario...

Jun 27, 2017 1:04 pm

UFC 213: Nunes vs. Shevchenko – Official fight card and start time

The UFC 213 broadcast schedules are set as the event approaches on July 8 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will look to defend her title for the second time against Valentina Shevchenko in the pay-per-view main event. This will be a rematch between the two bantamweight...

Jun 27, 2017 11:03 am

Manny Pacquiao giving Conor McGregor no chance against Floyd Mayweather

This Saturday, famed boxer Manny Pacquiao will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated return to the ring. Ahead of that fight however, it’s impossible to ignore the magnitude of the impending Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match set to take place on August 26th. Ahead of his fight on Saturday, Pacquiao spoke...

Jun 27, 2017 10:58 am

TUTORIAL: BJJ legend Shinya Aoki demos 3 subs from rubber guard

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Known as one of the most effective grapplers in all of MMA, Japanese legend Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki is a BJJ master. His incredible flexibility and unparalleled technical mastery has led to 39 victories in the cage. Including a whopping 25 wins by submission. Needless to say,...

Jun 27, 2017 8:45 am

UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City medical suspensions – Michael Chiesa facing lengthy sit

Sunday evening, fight fans tuned in for a highly anticipated night of fights in Oklahoma City headlined by a lightweight clash between two of the lightweight division’s most exciting prospects, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. The main event scrap, which drew attention following an infamous scuffle at a UFC press conference that saw Lee punch...

Jun 26, 2017 9:05 am

Referee Big John McCarthy gives his take on Kevin Lee vs. Michael Chiesa stoppage controversy

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa lost by submission to “The MoTown Phenom” Kevin Lee. The unfortunate thing is that, while Lee’s rear-naked choke was deep, Chiesa never actually tapped out or lost consciousness. Instead, referee Mario Yamasaki misread the situation, and stopped the fight...

Jun 23, 2017 10:15 am

John Kavanagh reveals tentative plan for Conor McGregor UFC return

On August 26th, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the ring for a highly anticipated showdown with undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather at the T-Mobile arena in what could very well go down as the biggest fight of all time. Ahead of that fight, many fans have questioned when, or if, Conor McGregor will...

Jun 23, 2017 10:01 am

Floyd Mayweather’s coach questions legitimacy of Conor McGregor sparring footage

Over a year ago, Conor McGregor brought in South African boxing champion Chris Van Heerden to help him prepare for his rematch with Nate Diaz. Conor McGregor then posted footage of the pair sparring to his social media accounts, showing himself tagging Van Heerden repeatedly. That didn’t sit too well with Van Heerden, who was...

Jun 23, 2017 8:04 am

Dana White sends message to fan who ‘bought’ McGregor-Mayweather tickets

While the combat sports community is understandably thrilled and anxious for the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match on August 26th at the T-Mobile arena, one fan may have jumped the gun in regards to buying their tickets for the historic event. A fan told me he bought tix already. I want...

Jun 21, 2017 12:47 pm

Nate Diaz slapped with lawsuit seeking over $1 million in damages

UFC star Nate Diaz may now be in the most costly fight of his career. On Wednesday, TMZ reported that the Stockton native had a lawsuit filed against him by The Ballengee Group, who previously represented Diaz as an agent. According to TMZ, “The Ballengee Group filed a lawsuit in District Court in Dallas claiming...

Jun 21, 2017 11:31 am

Bellator light heavyweight champ Phil Davis wants to apologize to the fans

On June 24, in the main event of Bellator 180 (which serves as the undercard of the stacked Bellator NYC event), light heavyweight champion Phil Davis will attempt to defend his title against one of the newer members of the Bellator roster, Ryan Bader. The bout will be a rematch of a January 2015 contest,...