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Nov 9, 2016 12:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 98 Viewership Ratings Peaked During Alexa Grasso Fight

Last Saturday, the UFC returned to Mexico City, Mexico, with UFC Fight Night 98. The highlight of the Octagon’s Mexican return was undoubtedly the main event, which saw streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson take a decision from former champion Rafael Dos Anjos in an action-packed, five-round battle. Other highlights of the card included a nice...

Nov 9, 2016 11:54 am

Conor McGregor: Saturday night I will be immortal

While UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is certainly one of the most dominant fighters in the UFC, boasting an impressive 75% finishing rate inside the Octagon, he will be facing an MMA veteran in the form of lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez on Saturday night when he steps into the Octagon in hopes of making UFC...

Nov 9, 2016 11:12 am

Stephen Thompson prepared to go 5 rounds with Tyron Woodley

Saturday evening in New York, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson will step into the Octagon with Tyron Woodley for a highly anticipated welterweight showdown in a fight which will serve as Woodley’s first title defense since winning the belt at UFC 201 earlier this year. Despite Woodley calling out Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz following his UFC...

Nov 9, 2016 11:07 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Joins Robin Black to Analyze Her Unique Skill Set

UFC strawweight Joanna Jedrzejczyk is now just days away from her fourth title defense. This defense will see her take on fellow undefeated Polish star Karolina Kowalkiewicz on the main card of UFC 205. The card will go down this Saturday night inside New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden. In advance of this massive...

Nov 9, 2016 10:24 am

Dana White explains what makes Conor McGregor so special

Saturday night in New York, the UFC will host what is being considered the biggest event in the promotion’s history. Headlining the event of course, is a historic lightweight title fight between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, in a fight which could potentially see McGregor enter into the UFC...

Nov 9, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO | UFC 205: Embedded – Episode 2

UFC 205, which will mark the Octagon’s long-awaited debut in New York City, New York, is now mere days away. As this mammoth event draws ever closer, the UFC has released the second instalment of its Embedded series, which follows the event’s stars as they make their last preparations and complete their final media obligations. The biggest...

Nov 9, 2016 8:49 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Throws Bottle at Donald Trump in Hilarious Edit

Lol pic.twitter.com/mdGDOUm4pc — Derrick Lewis (@Thebeast_ufc) November 9, 2016 Last night, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shocked the world by defeating Hilary Clinton to win the presidency of the United States of America. In the wake of Trump’s big win, a hilarious video has surfaced on social media. This video combines footage of a Trump...

Nov 9, 2016 7:56 am

Yoel Romero Responds to Michael Bisping’s Reluctance to Fight Him

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 205, middleweight contender Yoel Romero will look to extend his win-streak to a whopping 8 by defeating former champ Chris Weidman. If he’s able to do so impressively, it’ll be difficult to deny him a title shot against reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Unfortunately for Romero, Bisping...

Nov 9, 2016 7:48 am

BREAKING: Jon Jones stripped of interim championship

On the heels of this week’s announcement that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been suspended 1 year for his failed out-of-competition drug test back in June, it has now been announced that Jones has been stripped of the interim light heavyweight championship. Jones, who failed a random, out-of-competition drug test back in...

Nov 9, 2016 7:01 am

Brackets Set for Final Rounds of Rizin’s Openweight Grand Prix

Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation will close out 2016 in the biggest way possible, with the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals of their hyped Openweight Grand Prix. The tournament quarterfinals will occur on December 29, while the semifinals and finals will occur two nights later on the 31. Late on Tuesday night, the Japanese organization revealed the...

Nov 9, 2016 5:58 am

UFC to Return to London, England, and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in Early 2017

Good news for fight fans in Canada and the United Kingdom: The UFC is planning stops in both countries in the first quarter of 2017. The organization will first take over beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on February 19, before returning to London, England’s O2 Arena on March 18. The UFC’s February show in Halifax...

Nov 8, 2016 9:37 pm

2 American Animals Episode 20 – Dominick Cruz and Hollywood Insider Todd Bowman

The best Bantamweight MMA fighter yet, and the current king of the UFC 135 pounders, Dominick Cruz , joins American Animals to talk about some where he comes from, what it was like in the beginning of his career, and tells us what he thinks about future competition. Also, we hear from Hollywood Insider, Todd...

Nov 8, 2016 5:39 pm

Conor McGregor takes over UFC’s snapchat and poses with 2 belts

Current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will look to make history by defeating current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez this Saturday night in New York. If the brash Irish star is able to dethrone Alvarez in the evenings main event, he will become the first fighter in the promotions history to hold two belts simultaneously....

Nov 8, 2016 5:10 pm

BREAKING! Tim Kennedy will not get a replacement opponent for UFC 205 in New York

Earlier today news broke that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 205 bout with Tim Kennedy. Shortly after catching word that his fight with Evans was off, Tim Kennedy took to Twitter where he called out four fighters to step up on short-notice. Kennedy tweeted the...

Nov 8, 2016 4:45 pm

PHOTO | Special edition UFC 205 gloves to worn by fighters this Saturday night in New York

UFC 205 goes down next Saturday November 12 live from New York City’s historic Madison Square Garden arena. The blockbuster event is arguably the most highly anticipated fight card in the promotions history. The biggest fight on the card, unsurprisingly, is its main event super-fight, which will see Eddie Alvarez defend his UFC lightweight title...

Nov 8, 2016 4:14 pm

PHOTO | Rashad Evans looked to be in amazing shape ahead of UFC 205

Earlier today news broke that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 205 bout with Tim Kennedy. “Suga” spoke to MMAFighting.com about why he was forced to withdraw from the fight with Kennedy stating the following: “I’m disappointed. I’m healthy. I don’t want anyone worrying about me....

Nov 8, 2016 3:37 pm

Rashad Evans opens up on withdrawal from UFC 205

Unfortunate news surfaced Tuesday afternoon that former UFC champion Rashad Evans had been forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 205 scrap with Tim Kennedy this weekend. The fight, which was set to serve as Evans highly anticipated middleweight debut, would have taken place on the Fox Sports 1 preliminary card of the event. While...

Nov 8, 2016 2:36 pm

Dana White weighs-in on effects of Jon Jones taking time off

While former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is widely believed to be the pound for pound kingpin in MMA, Jones has fought just once in nearly two years. After defeating Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated grudge match in January of 2015, Jones was booked to defend his title against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson later...

Nov 8, 2016 12:43 pm

BREAKING | UFC 205’s Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy Bout Is Reportedly Off

UFC 200, which occured in July of this year, was supposed to be a great card. Unfortunately, its lineup was torn asunder by injuries and PED busts, until it stood out as more of good card. We’ve been much more lucky in the case of UFC 205, the mammoth card that marks the UFC’s debut...

Nov 8, 2016 12:27 pm

Frankie Edgar breaks down loss to Jose Aldo

Back in July, at UFC 200, Frankie Edgar & Jose Aldo stepped into the Octagon to square off for the interim featherweight championship. In addition to the pair fighting for the interim featherweight strap, they were also fighting for a chance to step into the Octagon with featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who knocked out Aldo...