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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...

Nov 8, 2016 10:54 am

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza Tells Champ Michael Bisping to “Stop Running”

Not long ago, top middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza was expected to take on Luke Rockhold in the main event of the UFC’s November 26 return to Melbourne, Australia. When Rockhold was forced out of the bout with an injury, however, Jacare was left without a dance partner. Though this injury was certainly an unfortunate...

Nov 8, 2016 10:19 am

Aljamain Sterling Details Beef With Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

UFC welterweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and UFC bantamweight Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling are both adored by the majority of fight fans. According to an account from Sterling on the latest episode of The MMA Hour, however, the two fighters are not particularly fond of one another. Goaded on by friend and training partner Gian Villante,...

Nov 8, 2016 9:54 am

John Kavanagh opens up on Conor McGregor potentially vacating a title

With UFC 205 now just days away, fight fans have continued to question which title belt featherweight champion Conor McGregor will vacate if he emerges from his lightweight title fight with Eddie Alvarez victorious. While UFC President Dana White has remained adamant that if McGregor wins, he must vacate one of the two title belts...

Nov 8, 2016 9:04 am

Get Ready to Meet “New Joanna” At UFC 205

Since joining the UFC in mid-2014, strawweight striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk has established herself as one of the best fighters on earth, and as one the sport’s brightest shining stars. In her first two fights with the organization, she took decisions from Juliana Lima in Claudia Gadelha. In her third fight in the Octagon, she claimed...

Nov 8, 2016 8:39 am

John Kavanagh explains similarities between Eddie Alvarez & Rafael dos Anjos

While Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos may not have fought at UFC 196 for the lightweight championship as initially planned, McGregor’s training for dos Anjos very well could have helped him prepare for his current opponent, Eddie Alvarez. McGregor, who faces Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 this Saturday, where he hopes...

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 8, 2016 7:33 am

VIDEO | Rashad Evans Recounts his Top 8 Moments Inside the Octagon

This Saturday, the UFC will take over Madison Square Garden with UFC 205. The card will mark the UFC’s debut in New York City, New York, and to celebrate the occasion, the organization has stacked the lineup to the brim. The card is topped by three title fights. The most high-profile of these championship bouts...

Nov 8, 2016 6:05 am

Conor McGregor Gets Custom Rolls-Royce for UFC 205 Fight Week

It’s no secret that UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor is a bit of a car fanatic. Over the course of his last few fights, the Irish star has assembled a pretty flashy collection of luxury vehicles. Unfortunately for him, most of those cars are in Ireland and Las Vegas – not New York City, which...

Nov 7, 2016 7:17 pm

Duke Roufus on Woodley vs. Thompson: “It Reminds Me of Ali-Frazier 1”

This weekend, in the co-main event of the blockbuster UFC 205, new welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt the first defense of his title against streaking karate specialist Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. In advance of this massive welterweight showdown, Woodley’s current coach Duke Roufus appeared on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour to discuss his student’s looming...

Nov 7, 2016 6:17 pm

Conor McGregor: “If I Wasn’t Here, This Whole Ship Goes Down”

This weekend, the UFC will make its long anticipated debut in New York City with UFC 205. The card will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between divisional king Eddie Alvarez and featherweight titleholder Conor McGregor.  If McGregor comes out on top in this massive showdown, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history...

Nov 7, 2016 4:40 pm

VIDEO | Arrogant fighter gets knocked out immediately after taunting opponent

It’s one thing when trying to get into your opponents head and then there is actually taking a kick to the head. David “One More” Round learned this the hard way at Superior Challenge 14 – Stockholm last month in Sweden. Round was matched up against Sadibou Sy and as you can see from the...