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Oct 28, 2015 11:03 am

Mark Hunt slimming down with AKA Thailand for UFC 193!

Mark Hunt has been training with AKA Thailand and has been slimming down for his fight with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 193. An epic clash is bound to happen with the two already having one of the greatest fights in heavyweight history already go down at UFC Fight Night 33 where the two fought...

Oct 28, 2015 10:05 am

Tim Kennedy would rather fight for Scott Coker than in the UFC

Outspoken UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy was a guest on Submission Radio talking about a variety of topics including potential matchups for him in the division to the thought of fighting in Bellator under Scott Coker. Kennedy’s last fight was over a year ago, and it seems like the opinionated fighter has been on the sidelines...

Oct 28, 2015 9:50 am

REPLAY! UFC 193 Ronda Rousey media day scrum

At the UFC 193 Ronda Rousey media day scrum Rousey fielded questions from reporters about a variety of topics from her training for UFC 193, to Nick Diaz’s suspension, to her mother’s comments about coach Edmond Tarverdyan. Above you can see the full media day scrum. UFC 193 goes down November 14th from the Etihad...

Oct 28, 2015 8:29 am

UFC could obtain naming rights for UFC 200 arena

While there’s still plenty of time before UFC 200, talks of potential super-fights for the event are already becoming more and more common among MMA fans. As if there wasn’t enough hype behind UFC 200, now there’s a chance that the UFC could obtain the naming rights for the new Las Vegas arena that allegedly...

Oct 27, 2015 7:44 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ medical suspensions

This past Saturday the UFC headed to Dublin for an action-packed night of fights that ended with beer being thrown at Louis Smolka for defeating Ireland’s hometown-hero Paddy Holohan. We now have the medical suspensions from the event, courtesy of MixedMartialArts.com. Garreth McLellan: 7 days mandatory rest Bubba Bush: 45 days no fight, 30 days...

Oct 27, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! Vitor Belfort releases new training footage ahead of UFC Fight Night 77

A third bout between legendary fighters Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson is set for UFC Fight Night 77 at the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Nov. 7. Belfort released more training footage leading up to their fight and his camp looks to be in good form. Will “The Phenom” have the edge mentally...

Oct 26, 2015 1:56 pm

Manager: Jon Jones is aiming for April return to UFC

Jon “Bones” Jones has officially been reinstated by the Ultimate Fighting Championship now that his personal business is settled and fans of the sport could not be more happy. “Bones” himself shared how excited he was to make his return to the octagon in a video, and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier was quick...

Oct 26, 2015 11:36 am

Rockhold vows to finish “slow, slow, slow” UFC Champ Weidman

UFC Middleweight Championship contender Luke Rockhold is extremely confident in his upcoming fight with Chris Weidman at UFC 194., and he has every right to be. He is coming off a dominant victory over former champion Lyoto Machida and is currently riding a four fight win streak. That’s not to say Weidman shouldn’t be confident...

Oct 26, 2015 9:54 am

UFC fighter challenges Sage Northcutt to breakdance competition

A video posted by ufc (@ufc) on Oct 24, 2015 at 12:16pm PDT The bloody fight, which streamed on UFC Fight Pass was a tough battle between the two competitors, but the post-fight celebration is what a lot of fans remembered. UFC middleweight Krzysztof Jotko celebrated his split-decision win over Scott Askham with some B...

Oct 26, 2015 6:01 am

WATCH! UFC unveils new “Conor McGregor On The Brink” video part 2

On Sunday, UFC on Fox unveiled a two part series highlighting Conor McGregor’s path to fighting at UFC 189. UFC on Fox describes the video saying, “Irish superstar Conor McGregor’s personal account of his mission to seize the interim featherweight belt, including never before seen sights and sounds from his UFC 189 championship blockbuster versus Chad Mendes.” Click...

Oct 26, 2015 6:00 am

WATCH! UFC unveils new “Conor McGregor On The Brink” video part 1

On Sunday, UFC on Fox unveiled a two part series highlighting Conor McGregor’s path to fighting at UFC 189. UFC on Fox describes the video saying, “Irish superstar Conor McGregor’s personal account of his mission to seize the interim featherweight belt, including never before seen sights and sounds from his UFC 189 championship blockbuster versus Chad...

Oct 26, 2015 5:54 am

Former UFC title challenger Cat Zingano talks return to the octagon

After several months of sitting on the sideline, “Alpha” Cat Zingano is finally getting the itch to return to the octagon. She is currently ranked second in the UFC’s women’s bantamweight division and after all of her time spent away from the cage she is still a serious threat to Ronda Rousey’s throne. The two...

Oct 26, 2015 1:24 am

WATCH! Irish fans throw beer at fighter after “UFC Fight Night 76” upset

UFC flyweight prospect Louis Smolka needed to use some defense after his fight was over on Saturday. “Da last samurai” played spoiler in the main event of UFC Fight Night 76 by submitting Irish local Paddy Holohan in Dublin. The crowd in Dublin, which UFC President Dana White claimed “the best fight town on the planet,”...

Oct 25, 2015 5:55 pm

Cat Zingano analyzes her UFC 184 loss to Ronda Rousey

Despite her extended absence from the octagon, Cat Zingano is still viewed as one of the top female bantamweights in the company and some still believe she deserves another shot at gold. “Alpha” possesses an extremely impressive record of 9-1 and it’s hard to argue against her getting a shot at gold… except for the...

Oct 24, 2015 7:34 am

Jon Jones celebrates being reinstated by the UFC

Yesterday morning it was announced that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been formally reinstated by the UFC. Jones issued a statement on Facebook about being reinstated, promising his fans that the best is yet to come. Following that, current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier took to Facebook to give his thoughts...

Oct 23, 2015 9:58 pm

Ben Saunders vs. Patrick Cote booked for UFC FN 81

Earlier this week it appeared as if Patrick Cote was going to fight Jake Ellenberger after the pair started a back-and-forth Twitter feud. Then it seemed as if Cote would be facing Neil Magny after Magny jumped to Ellenberger’s defense on Twitter. Now, the UFC has announced that Cote will fight Ben Saunders at ‘UFC...

Oct 23, 2015 11:54 am

Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones being reinstated by the UFC

Early Friday morning news broke that former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had been reinstated by the UFC and is eligible to fight immediately. Jones released a statement via Facebook, promising his fans that the best is yet to come. This prompted UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier to post a statement regarding Jones’...

Oct 23, 2015 11:27 am

Jon Jones releases statement after being reinstated by UFC

Earlier today it was announced that the UFC had reinstated former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones. Shortly after that, ‘Bones’ took to Facebook to post a statement in regards to his return to the UFC, promising his fans that the best is yet to come. “I am grateful for the opportunity to resume my...

Oct 23, 2015 9:24 am

BREAKING: Jon Jones formally reinstated by the UFC

News broke Friday morning that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been formally reinstated by the UFC. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta issued a statement through UFC.com about Jones reinstatement. “We’ve made it clear to Jon that this new opportunity to compete in UFC is a privilege and not a right, and that there...

Oct 22, 2015 1:29 pm

Benson Henderson to the rescue for UFC Fight Night in Ireland?

With the fallout of the main event bout between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson threw his name in the cap to fight on very short notice. Henderson posted a tweet to the UFC saying he could fight preferably at 170, but could make 155 pounds. Hey @UFC if you guys...

Oct 22, 2015 1:24 pm

UFC books 2 bouts for UFC 195

Tickets for January 2nd’s UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit go on sale to the general public this Friday. As a result the UFC has been busy booking fights for the highly anticipated card. Today the UFC announced that Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson vs. Neil Magny and Lorenz Larkin vs. Albert Tumenov had been added to the...

Oct 22, 2015 12:39 pm

“I think Duffy shat himself” leading to main event UFC Fight Night

Check out this interview with UFC featherweight Rob Whiteford and his own opinion on Joseph Duffy not being able to compete after suffering an injury just days before his scheduled fight. Duffy was set to battle Dustin Poirier at UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday. Do you think Duffy should have sucked it...

Oct 22, 2015 7:39 am

Chris Weidman randomly drug tested ahead of UFC 194

It’s no secret that the number of random drug tests are increasing in an effort to clean up the sport of MMA. Just yesterday Cathal Pendred was randomly drug tested ahead of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout this Saturday. Now, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman revealed via Twitter that he too has been randomly...

Oct 21, 2015 8:16 pm

Fighters react to Joseph Duffy’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ withdrawal

News broke Wednesday afternoon that Joseph Duffy had been forced off of the ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ card due to a concussion sustained during training. The UFC offered his opponent, Dustin Poirier, the opportunity to fight Norman Parke instead, however Poirier declined the fight. Conor McGregor, who defeated Poirier last year, also offered to step...

Oct 21, 2015 3:07 pm

BREAKING: Joseph Duffy injured, out of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event

News broke this afternoon that UFC lightweight Joseph Duffy has been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier this Saturday as a result of a concussion sustained during training earlier this week. The UFC released a statement on the news moments ago via UFC.com revealing that Paddy Holohan...