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Apr 7, 2016 8:49 am

Dan Henderson talks retirement plans ahead of UFC on FOX 19

At 45 years old, it’s no secret that Dan Henderson’s time inside the Octagon will be coming to a close in the near future. The former PRIDE champion will step into the Octagon for the 16th time on April 16th as he faces former UFC champion Lyoto Machida. While Henderson is coming off a KO...

Apr 5, 2016 9:42 am

Jon Jones opens up on traffic incident, why he feels let down

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has had his share of legal troubles, however he feels that the recent traffic stop which landed him in jail for 3 days was unnecessary. Jones was ultimately released from jail and ordered to complete anger management courses, as well as driver awareness classes. In addition, Jones must...

Apr 3, 2016 9:07 am

On final fight of his UFC contract, Dan Henderson discusses his fighting future

Former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson (31-14 MMA) is about to complete his contract with the UFC when he squares off with former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in a middleweight bout at UFC on FOX 19 on April 19 in Tampa Bay, Florida. “Hendo” is coming off a knockout loss to former UFC...

Apr 3, 2016 8:13 am

ODDS: Jon Jones opens as a massive favorite over OSP

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (21-1 MMA) will return to the octagon for the first time in over a year when he squares off with Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) in the main event of UFC 197 for the promotions interim light heavyweight title. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His...


Mar 29, 2016 2:44 am

The UFC 198 card in Curitiba, Brazil is absolutely stacked

A heavyweight championship title fight featuring Fabricio Werdum looking to defend his title against top contender Stipe Miocic will anchor as the main event for UFC 198 that takes place in Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. A UFC heavyweight title fight is already an exciting fight to hold down a UFC event. However, do these...

Mar 29, 2016 2:07 am

Odds released for UFC 198 card including Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs. Leslie Smith

Big news broke on Monday when the UFC revealed that Cris “Cyborg” Justino would be making her UFC debut at UFC 198 in her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. Odds for “Cyborg’s” 140 pound catchweight fight with Leslie Smith were recently released by 5Dimes Sportsbook. Leslie Smith +600 Cristiane Justino -1200 Over 1.5...

Mar 28, 2016 10:38 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino will make UFC debut at UFC 198 in Brazil

The highly anticipated UFC debut of Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has finally been announced. The UFC released the news on Monday that “Cyborg” will face Leslie Smith in a catchweight bout at 140 pounds on the UFC 198 card on May 14. Justino who usually fights at the featherweight limit of 145...

Mar 10, 2016 8:52 am

Tim Kennedy formally calls out Anderson Silva

While this isn’t the first time that Tim Kennedy has called out Anderson Silva, the stars may have aligned for a bout to finally be scheduled between the two men. After Tim Kennedy’s controversial loss to Yoel Romero, he took an indefinitely hiatus from competition. Now, a year and a half following the loss to...

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...

Feb 28, 2016 1:02 pm

Video: Gegard Mousasi says Lyoto Machida is a greasy steroid user

Former Stikeforce titleholder and current UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi spoke with Ariel Helwani following his UFC Fight Night 84 victory over Thales Leites in London. During the interview, Mousasi went off on former opponent Lyoto Machida with the following statement: “I would love to fight Michael Bisping. Vitor Belfort… Machida, when he’s not on...

Feb 11, 2016 6:55 pm

WATCH! Anderson Silva’s UFC London ‘early open workout’ highlights

On February 27th former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will return to the Octagon after a year-long layoff following his fight with Nick Diaz that was ultimately ruled a no-contest. Silva will fight Michael Bisping in a highly anticipated middleweight showdown between two veterans of the sport at UFC London. A win over Bisping could...

Feb 10, 2016 12:28 pm

Tim Kennedy makes surprising promise to Dana White

While Tim Kennedy may currently be gearing up for deployment with the US Special Forces, the top ranked middleweight is looking to set up a fight for when he returns. Kennedy, who has always been outspoken against the UFC’s deal with Reebok, took to Twitter to make a surprising proposition to UFC President Dana White....

Feb 2, 2016 8:25 am

Tim Kennedy getting deployed, wants fight with Anderson Silva after

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial 3rd round TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 back in 2014, however at the end of last year Kennedy announced that he would be returning to the Octagon, and gunning for PED users and TRT abusers. While Kennedy was initially lobbying for a fight with Vitor...

Jan 29, 2016 1:54 pm

Report: Machida vs. Henderson II set for UFC on FOX 19

The UFC is reportedly booking a highly anticipated rematch that will see two legends of the sport collide as Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson will reportedly fight at UFC on FOX 19 on April 16th. Machida and Henderson fought back at UFC 157 where Machida was awarded a split decision win. Henderson is coming off...

Jan 26, 2016 8:24 am

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg bringing in star trainer to learn secret moves?

No matter how much time passes, actor and martial artist Steven Seagal never fades too far away from the MMA spotlight. When Anderson Silva knocked out Vitor Belfort with a front kick back in 2011, it was Seagal who took credit for teaching Silva the kick. Going into Daniel Cormier’s UFC 182 title fight with...

Jan 25, 2016 1:07 pm

Matt Brown and Demian Maia set to fight at UFC Fight Night in Brazil

UFC senior vice president Giovani Decker released news of an exciting welterweight match between two of the division’s top competitors. Matt Brown and Demian Maia are set to fight in Brazil at the UFC Fight Night event on May 14. Also scheduled on the Fight Night event in Brazil is a bout between two of...

Jan 13, 2016 5:30 pm

What in the world is going on with the UFC middleweight division?

If there was a better time for a middleweight in the UFC to have a break-through year to get into the top five, this would be it. The middleweight top 10 is a brutal bunch of battled-tested warriors. Who from the bottom half of the division will rise to the ranks and take a crack...

Jan 12, 2016 7:47 am

Weidman calls for immediate rematch against Rockhold

Back in the co-main event of UFC 194, Luke Rockhold put on a spectacular performance against Chris Weidman en route to a 4th round TKO win to claim the UFC middleweight championship. While the win was certainly a dominant one for Rockhold, former champion Chris Weidman knows he can do better than he showed, and...

Jan 8, 2016 11:26 am

List of fighters most tested by USADA in 2015

In the new era of random drug testing, fighters truly have no clue when their doors will be knocked on to give a random sample for drug testing. Understandably, high-profile fighters and champions have been the most tested under the new policy. While the general consensus is that the random drug testing is good for...

Jan 7, 2016 3:31 pm

Rockhold teases Weidman rematch: “He’s been harassing Dana”

Luke Rockhold has yet to figure out who he will be facing in his first middleweight title defense. While Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza at UFC 194 to become the #1 contender at middleweight, many want to see Chris Weidman given an immediate rematch given his dominance as a champion. Rockhold spoke to Fox Sports...

Jan 6, 2016 7:50 am

Rockhold “disappointed” in performance against Weidman

Yes you read that headline correct. While Luke Rockhold may have defeated Chris Weidman via 4th round TKO at UFC 194 to claim the UFC middleweight championship, that doesn’t mean that Rockhold was pleased with his performance. He spoke to MMAJunkie to explain: “I was disappointed in the way I did it. I can do...

Jan 5, 2016 3:11 pm

Luke Rockhold gives ideal timetable for first title defense

Since Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman at UFC 194 to claim the UFC middleweight championship, there has been much talk as to when his first title defense would be, and who it would be against. While some want to see a rematch between Weidman and Rockhold, Yoel Romero’s UFC 194 win over Jacare Souza put...

Jan 5, 2016 10:02 am

Pic This: Champ Luke Rockhold Congratulates Fellow champ after UFC 195

Luke Rockhold was backstage to congratulate middleweight champ Robbie Lawler after his performance at UFC 195. While I was looking at this Twitter picture I realized one thing that could be a possibility depending on how Luke Rockhold fairs against former champ Chris Weidman on a rematch. Rockhold has granted Weidman a rematch but the...

Dec 23, 2015 6:14 am

Tim Kennedy forced to turn down Lyoto Machida fight

Last month Tim Kennedy revealed that he would be finally returning to the Octagon. With that being said, Kennedy didn’t give an opponent or date for his return, just that he would be coming back to fight PED users and TRT abusers. Now, according to MMAJunkie Kennedy has been forced to turn down a February...

Dec 18, 2015 8:14 am

WATCH NOW! Glory champion nearly finishes Michael Johnson

This clip may be an older one, but it’s still extremely interesting. Glory Kickboxing welterweight champion Nieky Holzken visited the Blackzilians gym earlier this year to share some knowledge. He taught former UFC champion Vitor Belfort some things, and sparred with UFC lightweight Michael Johnson, nearly finishing Johnson. Check out the clip above!

Nov 23, 2015 3:24 pm

Michael Bisping explains wanting the fight with Anderson Silva once again

Michael Bisping can’t seem to make up his mind. “The Count” went from campaigning for a chance to fight former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, to saying he would never fight him with his previous positive tests for steroids, to now wanting to fight “The Spider” once again. Bisping has gone on a whirlwind with...

Nov 22, 2015 2:11 pm

Stop Drop and Watch! Luke Rockhold: Compilation Video

By Joe “JD” David Luke Rockhold fighting out of San Jose, CA at American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) is weeks away from competing for a middleweight championship belt. Rockhold has a record of (14-2 MMA 4-1 UFC) His most recent test was with former champion Lyoto “The Dragon Machida on a UFC on FOX headliner. Riding...