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Nov 11, 2016 11:23 am

Dana White on Gastelum’s Weigh-In Miss: I’ll Never Let Him Fight at 170 Again

Earlier this morning, UFC 205‘s stacked main card took a significant hit when welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum failed to make weight for his planned bout with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Though weigh-in misses do not typically result in the cancelation of a fight outright, Gastelum’s was severe enough that it forced him off the card altogether,...

Nov 11, 2016 11:15 am

Dana White: Jon Jones will not headline any more UFC events

This week, former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones was handed a 1-year suspension for his random out-of-competition drug testing failure back in June. The failed drug test unfortunately forced Jones out of his UFC 200 headlining scrap with Daniel Cormier just 48 hours before fight night. While things didn’t initially look good for Jones,...

Nov 11, 2016 10:54 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley gives details on his ‘bitch’ exchange with Conor McGregor

Prior to the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference, UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley had good things to say about UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. In an exclusive interview with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor, the welterweight champ opened up on McGregor and his treatment of being matched up in more entertaining fights over defending his featherweight title. “I...

Nov 11, 2016 10:28 am

Report: Cowboy Rebooked for Scrap with Matt Brown at UFC 206

As unfortunate as they are, UFC 205‘s last-minute losses are UFC 206’s gain. First the Toronto card received a Tim Kennedy vs. Rashad Evans bout that was originally scheduled for UFC 205’s undercard. Now, it looks as though the Toronto card will grow by one epic welterweight scrap as Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is rumored to...

Nov 11, 2016 9:49 am

Tyron Woodley blasts Conor McGregor for Twitter comments

Friday morning, both UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor & UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley hit the scales for their respective UFC 205 scraps tomorrow night. While both men are slated to fight different opponents, one would think the pair are slated to fight each other. Backstage footage showed Woodley walking into the room, and McGregor...

Nov 11, 2016 9:42 am

EXCLUSIVE | Yoel Romero Apperciates Chris Weidman’s Skill, Forgives Him for USADA Comments

Tomorrow night, on the main card of UFC 205, streaking middleweight contender Yoel Romero will collide with former champion Chris Weidman in a bout that could well earn the winner a shot at reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping. In advance of this pivotal showdown, Romero made an appearance on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire to speak with host Chris...

Nov 11, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | Japanese Legend Shinya Aoki Gets TKO’d At One Championship: Defending Honor

Folayang stuffed a takedown early in R3 and smashed Aoki with a knee to the face. Shades of the 2nd Sakurai fight. And NEW pic.twitter.com/aLYhaXj4uu — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) November 11, 2016 Now that Eddie Alvarez, Will Brooks and Gilbert Melendez are all members of the UFC roster, Shinya Aoki stands out as one of the...

Nov 11, 2016 8:54 am

Conor McGregor goes at “Twitter b***h” Tyron Woodley, champ responds with warning

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had a bit of a heated moment Friday morning in New York during the UFC 205 early weigh-ins. Footage of the moment showed Woodley walking past McGregor, who proceeded to eye down the welterweight champ as he passed by. Woodley recognized the situation and...

Nov 11, 2016 8:11 am

Alan Jouban offers to step in and fight Donald Cerrone

Friday morning the MMA community learned that Kelvin Gastelum had missed weight, and his UFC 205 fight with Donald Cerrone was subsequently cancelled as a result of him being unable to make weight. While Cerrone weighed-in at 170 pounds, Gastelum never stepped on the scale for the fight, withdrawing from the fight before ever attempting...

Nov 11, 2016 6:51 am

Thiago Alves Misses Weight for Planned Lightweight Debut

Former UFC title challenger Thiago Alves has spent the last few years realizing hot-and-cold success at welterweight. After a savage, 2015 TKO loss to Carlos Condit, the dangerous Brazilian striker opted to head south in search of greener pastures at lightweight. Originally, Alves’ planned lightweight debut was expected to pit him against New York’s Al...

Nov 11, 2016 6:12 am

VIDEO | ONE Championship Fighter Breaks Ankle, Keeps Fighting – NSFW!

As an inherently violent sport, MMA occasionally produces the kind of freak injuries that leave our stomachs in knots. In 2004,  for example, we watched a Frank Mir armbar snap Tim Sylvia’s forearm like a matchstick. In 2011, meanwhile, we saw Frank Mir dole out another gruesome arm injury, this time twisting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s arm...

Nov 10, 2016 5:06 pm

EXCLUSIVE | UFC middleweight Yoel Romero has nothing but love for Conor McGregor

UFC 205 takes place this Saturday on November 12 with an absolutely stacked card. UFC middleweight Yoel Romero is set to take on former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman on the main pay-per-view card in what could determine the next contender to challenge UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping for his belt. With the crucial middleweight...

Nov 10, 2016 2:48 pm

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley cam of McGregor-Alvarez altercation

How you act when u know somebody gone break it up! @thenotoriousmma @ealvarezfight #ufc #ufcpresser #ufc205 #ufc205 A video posted by Tyron Woodley (@twooodley) on Nov 10, 2016 at 1:27pm PST During the UFC 205 press conference, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor caught some criticism for walking into the event late. By the time McGregor...

Nov 10, 2016 1:21 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor tries to launch a chair at Eddie Alvarez during UFC 205 press conference

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor nearly got into another press conference object-throwing war today during the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference. Back at UFC 202’s pre-fight press conference, “The Notorious” and Nate Diaz got into a crazy war throwing various objects including water bottles, energy drink cans, and a cup of coffee. McGregor showed up...

Nov 10, 2016 12:50 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor shows up late to UFC 205 press conference: ‘Sorry I’m late, I just don’t give a f–k!’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor simply does not care about being on time for his press conferences. The UFC superstar showed up notoriously late to the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference and danced on stage and shouted in the mic, “Sorry I’m late, I just don’t give a f–k!” Enter @TheNotoriousMMA…#UFC205#UFCNYC https://t.co/w873CNyBj0 — #UFC205 (@ufc)...

Nov 10, 2016 11:46 am

Michael Bisping predicts Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

This Saturday in New York, the UFC will host it’s inaugural event in The Empire State. The card is certainly a historic one, which is stacked from top to bottom with marquee fights. The main event scrap between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has certainly drawn the interest of...

Nov 10, 2016 9:13 am

Diego Sanchez reflects on UFC Mexico win this past weekend

This past weekend in Mexico, UFC veteran Diego Sanchez returned to the win column as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Marcin Held. The win was a pretty impressive one for Sanchez, who managed to leave fight fans in awe when he used the Octagon walls to aid him in escaping a standing...

Nov 10, 2016 8:40 am

Stipe Miocic weighs-in on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match

Prior to Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 back in August, there were talks of the featherweight superstar potentially making the jump to pro boxing to compete with boxing icon Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match. While both sides verbally agreed on the fight, with talks going as far as...

Nov 10, 2016 8:16 am

Eddie Alvarez promises to silence Ireland with UFC 205 performance

While Conor McGregor boasts an impressive 20-3 professional record that has seen him go 8-1 throughout the course of his three year stint with the UFC, he faces arguably the toughest test of his mixed martial arts career this Saturday when he steps into the Octagon against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in the main...

Nov 10, 2016 7:51 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor swarmed by fans on way to UFC 205 media day

UFC featherweight superstar Conor McGregor is undoubtably one of the most recognizable figures in professional sports today. With McGregor’s stock at an all-time high ahead of his UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez this Saturday in New York, where he will look to become the first simultaneous two-division UFC champion, Rolls Royce has decided to...

Nov 10, 2016 7:27 am

Michael Johnson looking to play spoiler to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s plans

With just days to go until UFC 205, the UFC’s historical inaugural event in New York, which will be hosted at the Madison Square Garden, the anticipation among fans for the card is at an all-time high. While the card will play host to three title fights, fans have continued to talk about the preliminary...

Nov 10, 2016 7:10 am

Conor McGregor divulges info on training camp prep for Eddie Alvarez

This Saturday in New York, UFC featherweight superstar Conor McGregor will have the opportunity to make UFC history as he aims to defeat lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and become the first ever simultaneous two-division UFC champion. Ahead of the fight however, despite his dominance inside the Octagon, McGregor’s endurance and heart was questioned by Alvarez,...

Nov 10, 2016 6:55 am

Chris Weidman says UFC 205 win guarantees him middleweight title shot

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is gearing up for his UFC 205 scrap with Yoel Romero this Saturday in New York, in a fight which many expected to determine the next UFC middleweight #1 contender. For Weidman, he will be looking to not only return to the win column after losing his middleweight championship...