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Oct 18, 2016 10:27 am

Michael Bisping eyeing fight with Chris Weidman

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is fresh off his UFC 204 unanimous decision win over Dan Henderson earlier this month, and already has his sights set on another potential top contender. Following Bisping’s win over Henderson, he used his post-fight Octagon interview to take shots the top of the middleweight division, saying: “Forgive my language…all...

Oct 18, 2016 10:23 am

VIDEO | The Korean Zombie is Back, and He Wants BJ Penn!

Zombie's back from the dead!The most exciting FW in the UFC is finally back! He wants BJ Penn!UFC 페더급 최고의 파이터 정찬성이 드디어 돌아왔다!2년여의 공백에서 정찬성이 얻은 것은 과연 무엇일까?코리안 좀비의 모든 것을 알아보자!#MMA #UFC #Comeback #monsterzym#몬스터짐 #코리안좀비 #정찬성 #코좀 #koreanzombie Posted by 몬스터짐 www.monsterzym.com on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 South Korea’s Chan Sung Jung...

Oct 18, 2016 9:44 am

EXCLUSIVE | Lorenz Larkin to the UFC: “Feed ‘The Monsoon’! I’m Starving in These Riverside Streets!”

After a hot-and-cold run as a middleweight, Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin completely revivified his career with a drop to the UFC’s welterweight division. This drop to welterweight began with a blistering, first-round TKO of a game John Howard. His sophomore effort in the division, meanwhile, saw him take out Santiago Ponzinibbio with second-round punches. And...

Oct 18, 2016 9:12 am

Brendan Schaub: Georges St-Pierre should go to Bellator

Although former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre stated earlier this month that he would have news regarding his return fight with the UFC in the coming weeks, ‘Rush’ revealed earlier this week that he has gotten out of his contract with the UFC, and is officially a free agent in the MMA world. That was...

Oct 18, 2016 8:48 am

Anderson Silva apologizes for comments about UFC

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still unhappy with the UFC brass given that they didn’t force UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor to take a fight with him after his UFC 202 majority decision win over Nate Diaz, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has taken a step back. After it was announced...

Oct 18, 2016 8:31 am

Report: Morale is Suffering at UFC HQ, Atmosphere Compared to “A Morgue”

Earlier this year, the UFC was sold for a whopping $4 billion – quite a jump from the $2 million Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta purchased it for back in the year 2000. With this groundbreaking sale, which saw the company’s reigns handed to talent agency WME-IMG, the UFC seemed poised to reach new and exciting...

Oct 18, 2016 8:09 am

Georges St-Pierre responds to Dana White’s claims that he doesn’t want to fight

Although the UFC and former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre were reportedly close to finalizing a deal that would see St-Pierre make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon in the near-future, St-Pierre and the UFC are now at odds after St-Pierre announced that he was a free agent, and the UFC refuted the claims. St-Pierre,...

Oct 18, 2016 7:43 am

Junior Dos Santos Suggests Cain Velasquez was on PEDs When They Fought

In late 2011, Junior Dos Santos planted a bomb behind the ear of then heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. A few followup ground-strikes later, and the heavyweight title was his. Given that this title-winning knockout occured in just 64 seconds, however, many fight fans felt that they hadn’t actually seen Dos Santos and Velasquez fight. We’d...

Oct 18, 2016 6:49 am

GSP Denies Aldo’s Claim that he Asked the UFC for $10 Million

On Yesterday’s episode of The MMA Hour, Canadian welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre dumped the fight game on its head by announcing that he’d terminated his UFC contract, and that he planned to explore free agency. Though the UFC quickly released a statement to the contrary, it’s clear that St-Pierre and the organization are not seeing...

Oct 18, 2016 6:11 am

Jordan Mein to Make Octagon Return Against Debuting Emil Meek

Back in September, it was announced that Canadian MMA veteran Jordan Mein (29-10) would be emerging from a short-lived retirement to make a UFC return. Today, the opponent for that return came to light. The returning veteran will take on Norway’s Emil Meek (8-2-1) at UFC 206. The card will emanate from the Air Canada...

Oct 17, 2016 7:47 pm

UFC releases a statement and claims Georges St-Pierre is still under contract

Big news hit the MMA community on Monday. During Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made a shocking announcement. The former king of the UFC welterweight division announced that with the help of his legal team, he was now a free agent and no longer under a contract with...

Oct 17, 2016 7:18 pm

Bisping: “A fight with Gegard Mousasi would be astronomically bad business right now.”

Both Michael Bisping and Gegard Mousasi earned huge wins over the weekend, with Mousasi finishing Vitor Belfort with strikes in round two and Bisping going the distance in a close but entertaining five round decision. Mousasi’s name was conspicuously absent in the middleweight champions post-fight call out speech, and Bisping revealed why he didn’t include...

Oct 17, 2016 5:50 pm

Miesha Tate’s boyfriend Bryan Caraway takes blame for Nunes loss at UFC 200

Miesha Tate’s boyfriend has taken her loss to Amanda Nunes quite personally. In fact, Bryan Caraway feels it’s his fault that Tate lost the belt to Nunes in the first place. Bantamweight contender Caraway doubles as Tate’s coach as well, and recently spoke about shouldering the blame for his girlfriend’s brutal loss to Nunes at...

Oct 17, 2016 5:42 pm

Gegard Mousasi: Anderson Silva Won’t Risk Fighting Me

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi got a fight with an opponent he’d been calling out for years: Vitor Belfort. He did not let this long-awaited opportunity to fight Belfort go to waste. After a strong first round, the Dutchman finished things off in the second, grounding the fight,...

Oct 17, 2016 5:31 pm

Holly Holm reacts to Ronda Rousey vs Amanda Nunes

The UFC’s woman’s bantamweight division had some strong reactions to the announcement of former champion Ronda Rousey taking on current champ Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. Perhaps the only woman in the division who didn’t react to the announcement with contempt was the very fighter who took Rousey’s belt back in 2015, Holly Holm. Holm...

Oct 17, 2016 4:40 pm

Jose Aldo says Dana White told him to keep quiet about fighter’s union to get paid more

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still very unhappy with his situation in the UFC. Following news of featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s lightweight title matchup against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, Aldo announced that he wanted to be released from his UFC contract. Aldo stated that he couldn’t trust anything that UFC President...

Oct 17, 2016 4:34 pm

Pros react to GSP’s free agency announcement

Georges Saint Pierre’s announcement of becoming a free agent rocked the mixed martial arts world on Monday. After weekend rumors of GSP possibly returning to the UFC to take on fellow former champion Anderson Silva, it appears as if we won’t be seeing the longest defending welterweight champion in UFC history. Check out what fighters...

Oct 17, 2016 3:43 pm

Ben Askren calls out Georges St-Pierre following news of free agency

Following news of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges Saint Pierre becoming a free agent, ONE FC champion Ben Askren has officially called out GSP. The longtime UFC champ broke the news of his free agency on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, and Askren must have been listening, as he tweeted this just minutes after...

Oct 17, 2016 1:38 pm

GSP Discusses His Options as a Free Agent

This afternoon, the MMA world was tipped on its axis be the news that former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre had entered free agency. This news, of course, was in glaring contradiction to rumors that St-Pierre might be returning at UFC 206 this December 10 in Toronto. Shortly after making this announcement on The MMA...

Oct 17, 2016 12:56 pm

Free Agent GSP Blasts New UFC Owners, Blames Them for Failed UFC 206 Negotiations

Earlier this year, welterweight great Georges St-Pierre announced his intention to return to action after a lengthy hiatus from the sport of mixed martial arts. When it was announced that the UFC was planning to host UFC 206 in Toronto – the biggest city in St-Pierre’s home country of Canada – the stars seemed to be...

Oct 17, 2016 12:21 pm

BREAKING! Georges St-Pierre announces that he is now a free agent

Shocking news broke on today’s edition of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced that he has terminated his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is now a free agent. Huge news! Georges St. Pierre tells @arielhelwani on #TheMMAHour he has terminated his contract with the UFC. —...

Oct 17, 2016 12:14 pm

Update | Mike Perry to Fight Alan Jouban in Sacramento

The UFC’s December 17 trip to Sacramento, California is starting to take shape. Just days after the announcement of its compelling Paige VanZant vs. Michelle Waterson main event, the card’s lineup has gotten even sweeter with the addition of an awesome welterweight scrap. Earlier this morning, reports surfaced that Mike Perry would be taking on...

Oct 17, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones competes in NAGA tournament at Europa Games Expo in Phoenix

Some lucky fans got a chance to see former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones back in competition over the weekend. Jones says he was called out by some of his fans at the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) tournament, which took place at the Europa Games Expo in Phoenix. Jones was present at the...

Oct 17, 2016 9:03 am

Veteran Featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri Has Requested a Release from His UFC Contract

Late last month, a disgruntled interim featherweight champion in Jose Aldo requested a release from his UFC contract. Having made no secret of the fact that he feels he’s being treated unfairly, the Brazilian has set his sights on greener pastures – perhaps even in another sport. Not long after Aldo’s surprising request, streaking female...