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Dec 21, 2016 7:09 am

Gegard Mousasi calls out Chris Weidman, Weidman responds

When Gegard Mousasi avenged his previous loss to Uriah Hall in November, he set his sights on the middleweight division’s top-5, where he hoped to find an opponent who could propel him the rest of the way to a title shot. Now, it appears as though his crosshairs have landed on Chris Weidman, who is...

Nov 23, 2016 5:08 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 100

Two UFC events took place over the weekend as UFC Fight Night 99 took place in Belfast, Ireland while UFC Fight Night 100 went down in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With the two events, the UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the fights having an impact on the top 15 ranked fighters throughout the UFC...

Nov 22, 2016 11:34 am

Tim Kennedy calls out Brock Lesnar among others to step in to fight him at UFC 206

Tim Kennedy has been left without an opponent for the second UFC pay-per-view event in a row. Kennedy was scheduled to fight former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans at UFC 205 in New York earlier this month. However, Evans was unable to get a license to fight from the New York State Athletic Commission...

Nov 19, 2016 3:53 pm

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi Octagon interview

This afternoon, in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Belfast’, top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi stepped into the Octagon against Uriah Hall for a highly anticipated rematch of their 2015 scrap. In 2015, when the pair stepped into the Octagon, Hall delivered a spectacular TKO win as he landed a back kick on...

Nov 18, 2016 11:46 am

Gegard Mousasi: Uriah Hall rematch is for “idiots” who don’t know MMA

Top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi has been on a tear of the UFC middleweight division over the course of 2016. Mousasi kicked off the year by defeating Thales Leites at ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ in February, before making it 2-straight wins as he KO’d Thiago Santos on the UFC Fight Pass prelims of UFC...

Nov 17, 2016 4:54 pm

Yoel Romero ridicules Michael Bisping on social media

The next middleweight title bout could be a matchup between champion Michael Bisping and challenger Yoel Romero. After a devastating finish over former middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 205 over the weekend, Romero and Bisping had a little exchange during the “Soldier of God’s” post-fight Octagon interview as “The Count” was in attendance hosting...

Nov 17, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC rankings updated following UFC 205 – Conor McGregor not yet at the pinnacle

The UFC rankings were freshly updated following the historic UFC 205 event that took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. UFC superstar Conor McGregor made history on Saturday night in the main event against Eddie Alvarez. “The Notorious” became the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight class championship titles at the...

Nov 16, 2016 8:42 am

VIDEO | Watch Uriah Hall Smash Gegard Mousasi in Their First Fight

Originally, the UFC’s Saturday night trip to Belfast, Norther Ireland was supposed to be headlined by a welterweight bout between South Korea’s Dong Hyun Kim and honorary Irishman Gunnar Nelson. When Nelson was forced out of this bout with an injury, however, the Belfast card received a new main event: a middleweight rematch between Gegard...

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 8, 2016 8:14 am

UFC Rankings Update: Tony Ferguson Surges Ahead

Last Saturday, the UFC touched down in sun-soaked Mexico City with UFC Fight Night 98. With this exciting event in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated their official rankings to reflect the shifts and shakeups that resulted from it. The most notable rankings change that stemmed from the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico was...

Nov 2, 2016 1:49 pm

Luke Rockhold’s statement on injury that forced him out of Jacare Souza fight

Many fans were disappointed to hear the news on Wednesday that the Luke Rockhold vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza UFC Fight Night 101 main event bout was canceled due to Rockhold suffering an injury, which was first reported by Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting. The two were supposed to meet in a rematch in Melbourne, Australia...

Nov 1, 2016 2:42 pm

VIDEO | Arguably the most horrific one-punch KO ever

HE DEAD.Like and Share The MMA Opinion!!! Posted by The MMA Opinion on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Fight fans have certainly witnessed numerous highlight reel KOs that have left them with their jaws dropped. From knockouts like Dan Henderson’s ‘H Bomb’ KO win over Michael Bisping, and Anderson Silva’s iconic front kick KO win over...

Oct 30, 2016 10:03 am

Anderson Silva Has Been Tested by USADA More Times Than Any Other Fighter in 2016

Anderson Silva, who is widely considered the greatest fighter in the history of mixed martial arts, is the keeper of many impressive records. He’s headlined more pay-per-views than any fighter in UFC history, at 15. He’s tied with Vitor Belfort for the most finishes achieved in UFC history, at 15. He’s earned more knockdowns than any...

Oct 26, 2016 7:21 am

Jon Jones Explains Why He’d Rather Fight “Rumble” than “DC”

On December 10, in the main event of UFC 206, Daniel Cormier will defend the UFC light heavyweight title against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. As significant as this bout is, however, it will have a shadow cast over it by one man: former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Jones won the divisional crown in early 2011...

Oct 25, 2016 1:34 pm

Gegard Mousasi Says He Would “Punish” Michael Bisping if They Fought

Late last week, it was announced that an injury had forced Gunnar Nelson out his bout with Dong Hyun Kim, the planned headliner for the UFC’s return to Belfast, Northern Ireland. This unfortunately left the UFC scrambling for a viable main event on just a few weeks’ notice. Though it can’t have been easy, the organization...

Oct 21, 2016 3:27 pm

Gunnar Nelson out, Gegard Mousasi vs. Uriah Hall 2 in the works for UFC Belfast

Just over a month ahead of ‘UFC Fight Night: Belfast’ on November 19th, the card has now been left without a main event as the Dong Hyun Kim vs. Gunnar Nelson matchup, which was expected to headline the event, has now been pulled from the card for unknown reasons. At the present time, TalkMMA is...

Oct 20, 2016 4:20 pm

Michael Bisping responds to Mousasi’s call out on Twitter

Gegard Mousasi has been making his case for a title shot at middleweight since dropping down to the 185 pound weight class back in 2014, but the longtime contender has really stepped it up performance-wise in his last two fights. Shortly after knocking out surging middleweight contender Thiago “Maretta” Santos at UFC 200, Mousasi notched...

Oct 20, 2016 2:31 pm

Report | Michael Bisping being targeted to return at UFC 206 in Toronto

It sounds like UFC middleweight champion Michael “The Count” Bisping may be getting back into the Octagon for another fight very soon. Bisping just defended his title for the first time against Dan Henderson earlier this month at UFC 204 and apparently has been called by the UFC to get prepared for another big fight....

Oct 19, 2016 2:49 pm

Gegard Mousasi calls out recently reinstated Nick Diaz

Coming off one of the biggest wins of his UFC career, Gegard Mousasi made an unusual request for his next fight following his second round TKO of Vitor Belfort at UFC 204. Mousasi, in the most polite way possible, called out former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz, who was recently reinstated after a lengthy USADA...

Oct 19, 2016 10:46 am

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi vs. Facebook trolls *NSFW*

Recently, top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi has come out of his shell more, and has begun to talk trash openly to the rest of the UFC roster. On the heels of his dominant UFC 204 co-main event win over Vitor Belfort, Mousasi spent his post-fight press conference time entertaining media members as he fielded...

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 5:42 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 16, 2016 5:43 pm

On This Day in MMA History: Michael Bisping Defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama In Back-and-Forth War

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world by scoring a beautiful, first-round knockout over middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Earlier this month, the Brit defended the middleweight title he stole from Rockhold with a hard-fought unanimous decision victory over a former foil in Dan Henderson. Unexpected as it is,...

Oct 16, 2016 1:16 pm

Bisping says Conor McGregor sent him a nasty text following his prediction of Alvarez winning their UFC 205 main event

Conor McGregor is not someone you want to cross. Following reports of ‘Mystic Mac’ sending a threatening Facebook message to middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi, another fighter has come forward and revealed that the featherweight champion has sent him a nasty message. UFC middleweight champion and part-time FOX Sports commentator Michael Bisping says McGregor sent him one...

Oct 14, 2016 4:18 pm

Gegard Mousasi claims Conor McGregor threatened him with a knife

Former Strikeforce and Dream champion Gegard Mousasi picked up another big win this past Saturday in Machester when he scored a second-round TKO victory over former UFC champion Vitor Belfort in the co-main event of UFC 204. The victory vaulted Mousasi in to the top 5 of the UFC’s stacked middleweight division and has him closer...