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Dec 19, 2017 3:07 pm

Eddie Alvarez Responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s ‘Unprofessional’ Comments

Back at UFC 218, the UFC’s unofficial ‘Most Violent’ title was on the line between Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez and they tore the house down. It was brutal. It was bloody. It was nearly three whole rounds of nonstop destruction. Even Gaethje was happy with losing to Alvarez by knockout. It seems like the...

Dec 17, 2017 7:49 am

Pros react to Josh Emmett’s shocking upset KO of Ricardo Lamas

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 26, Team Alpha Male prospect Josh Emmett stepped into the Octagon for a short notice bout with long-time featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas. Though Emmett unfortunately missed weight for this fight, he managed to make good on the opportunity in the end, knocking Lamas out with...

Dec 12, 2017 1:30 pm

VIDEO | Mike Perry’s Hilarious Encounter in Poland With Darren Till Gets Animated

Remember the time @PlatinumPerry bumped into @darrentill2 on the cold streets of Poland and warned him about getting a “Tetris shot”? These are the animated tales of #TheMMAHour. (Animation by the great @caseharts.) pic.twitter.com/MF4eQm2lus — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) December 12, 2017 Everyone knows about Darren Till’s confrontation with Mike Perry at UFC Gdansk after he...

Dec 10, 2017 6:11 am

Pros react to Brian Ortega’s submission of Cub Swanson

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s long awaited debut in the fight hub of Fresno, California, surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega stepped into the cage for the biggest test of his career: a battle with the ever-dangerous Cub Swanson. After a competitive first round, Ortega found the win he sought, locking up...

Dec 6, 2017 11:02 am

Kelvin Gastelum Reacts to Luke Rockhold Potentially Fighting Robert Whittaker

The news is still as fresh as the Christmas trees your neighbors are probably already putting up: Luke Rockhold is slated to fight interim UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia. That is sure to make Rockhold happy after his divisional criticisms, but it definitely isn’t the news Kelvin Gastelum wanted....

Dec 2, 2017 6:40 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo Drops An Absolutely Ridiculous Quote About His Weight Cut

Weigh-ins are always a tough time for anyone, but especially for championship bouts. So many fights have been ruined by a bad weight cut. Last night’s main event for The Ultimate Fighter finale was even switched up due to kidney failure. Both Max Holloway and Jose Aldo appeared to be going through tough cuts and...

Nov 28, 2017 5:46 am

Gray Maynard still eyeing top names at both featherweight and lightweight

For a time, Gray Maynard was regarded as one of the very best lightweights on earth. In fact, he very nearly captured the UFC lightweight title, battling then champion Frankie Edgar to a razor close 2011 draw. Since then, however, it’s been a turbulent flight for Maynard. Since his near title win against Edgar, he...

Nov 16, 2017 7:04 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Season 27 Will Feature Only Undefeated Fighters

Just over two and a half weeks before the UFC wraps up TUF 26, the first to feature fighters competing in the newly minted UFC women’s straw weight division, they have announced the main criteria for the 27th U.S.-based season of the long-running reality TV series: Only undefeated fighters may apply. In a press release...

Nov 16, 2017 12:46 pm

Former bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano teases imminent comeback news

It has now been well over a year since Cat Zingano’s last fight: a disappointing decision loss to Julianna Pena on the undercard of UFC 200 in July of 2016. From the sounds of it, that could soon change. On Thursday morning, Zingano published a Tweet suggesting that she had been given an opponent and...

Nov 5, 2017 11:30 am

Urijah Faber reacts to TJ Dillashaw knocking out Cody Garbrandt

Urijah Faber watched his former friend and teammate TJ Dillashaw knockout his star pupil Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 217 last night in New York. After being rocked by “No Love” late in round one, Dillashaw was able to turn the tide with a big head kick in round two. Moments later...

Nov 5, 2017 6:14 am

Pros react to Rose Namajunas’ incredible defeat of Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Last night in the first of three title fights on the stacked UFC 217 bill, Rose Namajunas stepped into the cage with the seemingly unstoppable Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Despite being one of the bigger underdogs on the card, Namajunas came through in the biggest way possible, knocking the champ out in the very first round. Here’s...

Oct 27, 2017 11:17 am

Darren Till Teases a Move Up From ‘Too Easy’ Welterweight Division

Everyone doubted Darren Till but himself and his coaches, now he’s put his detractors and the entire welterweight division on notice. He’s skyrocketed in the rankings and has his eyes on potential fights with Mike Perry and Stephen Thompson, but it doesn’t stop there. Darren Till may eventually be destined for a jump all the...

Oct 21, 2017 12:56 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor uses some choice words while attempting to console Artem Lobov

Current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor may be in some hot water after using some choice words to describe Artem Lobov’s UFC Gdansk opponent Andre Fili. Shortly following Lobov’s unanimous decision loss to Andre Fili at today’s UFC Fight Night 118 event, cameras caught “Mystic Mac” using some gay slurs while attempting to console his...

Oct 17, 2017 11:22 am

Dana White opens up on a Conor McGregor vs Georges St-Pierre fight

With Georges St-Pierre coming back to compete in the UFC after being away from the sport for nearly four years, the former UFC welterweight kingpin in moving up to the middleweight division for his first fight back to challenge UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping. St-Pierre has stated that he wanted to come back for the...

Oct 14, 2017 2:49 pm

Frankie Edgar Isn’t Convinced More Weight Classes Stop Brutal Cuts

Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee put on a great fight at UFC 216 but it almost never happened. Media watched the early weigh-ins on that Friday morning on the edge of our seat. Watching Lee come out and stand on the scale at the very last second was stressful, both in the danger of the...

Oct 10, 2017 5:59 am

Tony Ferguson directs an intense threat at Conor McGregor

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee to capture the UFC interim lightweight title. In the wake of this title win, Ferguson quickly set his sights on a title unification battle with undisputed champion Conor McGregor, and according to UFC President Dana White, this is indeed the direction...

Oct 9, 2017 1:13 pm

Dana White comments on the latest with Cris Cyborg vs Holly Holm

Many are wondering when we will see Cris Cyborg make her way back to the Octagon to defend the UFC women’s featherweight title. Cyborg won the women’s 145-pound belt in July after the promotion stripped the title from the inaugural champion, Germaine de Randamie, after she refused to fight Cyborg who was the number one...

Oct 4, 2017 10:46 am

Conor McGregor Gives Props to Max Holloway and Would Fight Him at Lightweight

On Friday last week, Conor McGregor made his first major public appearance since his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. We didn’t learn much from the man, other than he has options open to pretty much fight anyone he wants to in his UFC return, but we already knew that. Out of the about seven names...

Oct 2, 2017 8:18 am

Michael Johnson reacts to difficulty finding a featherweight opponent

Last month, long-time UFC lightweight contender Michael Johnson announced his intention to drop to the 145-pound featherweight division, where he hoped to find a fresh start. After sharing this news, Johnson began angling for a fight with former UFC featherweight champion and bona fide MMA great Jose Aldo. Unfortunately for him, Aldo was then linked...

Sep 30, 2017 1:40 pm

VIDEO | This Fighter Just Pulled Off a Boston Crab Submission in MMA

Some of you may have been sad about the lack of MMA this weekend. We all complain every once and awhile about there being so many fight cards to catch on the weekend and so little time. The UFC is taking a break until the big UFC 216 card next weekend, but today is the...

Sep 28, 2017 4:45 pm

Michael Johnson Can’t Get Jose Aldo So He Wants Cub Swanson

At the beginning of the month, UFC lightweight contender Michael Johnson dropped a bombshell that he wanted to debut in the featherweight division against none other than Jose Aldo. What comes as a surprise to us, this wasn’t a spur-of-the-moment decision for Johnson. Turns out he was thinking about the move down the whole time....

Sep 23, 2017 7:27 am

Pros react to Ovince Saint Preux’s impressive first-round finish

Ovince Saint Preux squared off with Yushin Okami in the main event of UFC Fight Night 117 yesterday in Japan. “OSP” was able to secure top position early in round one, this after Okami decided to pull guard, and promptly submitted his Japanese opponent with a Von Flue choke. The victory marked Saint Preux’s second...

Sep 21, 2017 4:23 pm

Jeremy Stephens Posts a Savage Belated Comeback to McGregor’s Infamous Line

Jeremy Stephens was able to put on a great performance against scrappy veteran Gilbert Melendez at UFC 215, but there’s one exchange he’d like to forget. Back at the UFC 205 press conference, he tried to zing Conor McGregor on the spot by saying he’s the ‘hardest hitting 145er’ up there. Quick-witted McGregor clapped back...

Sep 19, 2017 10:09 am

VIDEO | Watch Cris Cyborg’s insane Muay Thai workout in Thailand

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino is currently training at Phuket Top Team in beautiful Phuket, Thailand. If the video she uploaded to YouTube earlier today is any indication, she is absolutely killing it in the gym – and all of her prospective opponents should be worried. In this video, fans can watch Cyborg...