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Jan 12, 2016 8:10 am

CM Punk fires back at critics for EA Sports UFC rating

It was revealed recently that CM Punk would be in the EA Sports UFC 2 video game, despite not having fought for the promotion or competing in an MMA fight. In addition, it was revealed that Punk’s rating in the game is 85/100. Of course, critics were outraged that Punk received a rating similar to...

Jan 12, 2016 8:01 am

Rafael Dos Anjos picks up ‘significant’ fine for violating Reebok dress code

We received word earlier this month that three fighters had been fined by the UFC for violating their ‘athlete outfitting policy’. While no names were given by the UFC, Donald Cerrone revealed via Twitter that he had in fact been fined for continuing his tradition of sewing a patch on his fight shorts. In addition,...

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 12, 2016 7:39 am

CM Punk’s overall rating for EA Sports UFC 2 revealed

Since EA Sports UFC 2 was confirmed to be releasing in March, there has been much speculation as to whether or not CM Punk would be in the game. Punk is in fact signed with the UFC, however given that he has yet to have a fight under the UFC banner, or any other banner...

Jan 12, 2016 7:37 am

Video: Have a NSAC hearing today? -The Best of Nick Diaz-

Today is the day we find out what the Nevada State Athletic Commission will be giving Nate Diaz for for testing positive for marijuana last year. Will the NSAC be lenient in their decision with Diaz after the #freenickdiaz movement took the fight to the White House? We’ll fill you in the decision when the...

Jan 12, 2016 6:57 am

Video: Mickey Gall talks CM Punk callout and more – Be prepared Punk

The ‘CM Punk Experiment’ looks like it’s ever so slightly creeping toward a fight in the future.  One thing for certain, we have an opponent who’s ready and willing to get in the octagon with the WWE star turned MMA fighter. Check out the interview with Gall and the journey small town cage fighter to...

Jan 11, 2016 4:29 pm

Blast From the Past Video: Before you were famous -Jon Jones-

Jon “Bones” Jones turned pro back in 2008 at the young age of  20 yrs old.   Before that Jones was studying Criminal Justice at Morrisville State College. The video above is footage in 2008 at the Northeastern Grappler’s Challenge.   Not everyone can look like a UFC world champion at all stages of one’s career....

Jan 11, 2016 3:43 pm

Freddie Roach on Cotto: Manuel Marquez – Would be perfect

Legendary trainer Freddie Roach is back at it again and this time he has 4 time division champion Miguel Cotto looking for a fight and Roach thinks he found his fighter. Manuel Marquez appears to be fit for the plan that Roach has in store.  Marquez (56-7-1, 40 KO) hasn’t seen action since his unanimous...

Jan 11, 2016 1:54 pm

Chris Weidman speaks for first time since losing to Luke Rockhold

It was a tough pill to swallow as Chris Weidman was handed the first defeat in his professional MMA career by Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 back in December. Weidman appeared for his first interview outside of the UFC after losing to Rockhold and was in good spirits, looking to make a run back to...

Jan 11, 2016 1:26 pm

NSAC Agenda: The fate of Nick Diaz and Wanderlei Silva hangs on the balance

Wanderlei Silva is first on the hot-seat tomorrow as the Nevada Athletic commission look to re-view Silva’s 2014 incident where he ran from a drug test. The “non-training run” may cost him $70,000 and a lifetime ban. Silva’s defense team has stated that their client wasn’t licensed during the time the test was administered which...

Jan 11, 2016 1:21 pm

Ronda Rousey fighting with ‘the greatest test of courage on earth’

Ronda Rousey looks to be collecting more motivation and is still in her “#quotephase” after losing her championship title to Holly Holm at UFC 193. Rousey posted a quote to her Instagram account from Robert Green Ingersoll who once said, “The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” Rousey...

Jan 11, 2016 1:02 pm

Good news for Conor McGregor fans regarding UFC 197 fight

The buzz of Conor McGregor’s next fight has been circulating and gaining massive attention, but nothing has been officially announced from the UFC. Reports have mentioned that McGregor would be going up to the lightweight division to challenge lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. However, it doesn’t look as if McGregor’s opponent has been set just...

Jan 11, 2016 12:34 pm

Holly Holm’s coach says Miesha Tate is more dangerous of an opponent than Ronda Rousey

Styles make fights, and that is what makes mixed martial arts such an intriguing sport. With UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm putting on such a dominant performance over the once thought unbeatable Ronda Rousey back at UFC 193, many might think Holm will easily continue to dominate the division. Holm’s striking coach Mike Winklejohn...

Jan 11, 2016 12:05 pm

Is Conor McGregor asking for too much money for bout with Rafael dos Anjos?

With all the hype and talk of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor going up a weight class to fight lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos last week, nothing from the UFC has been officially announced yet. Speculation on the fight hitting rocky roads was reported earlier as both McGregor and dos Anjos camps hinted there were...

Jan 11, 2016 11:33 am

Betting odds open up for Holly Holm versus Miesha Tate match

Although we have yet to get the official announcement from the UFC, multiple sources including Holly Holm herself have acknowledged she will be defending the UFC women’s bantamweight title for her first time against Miesha Tate. Early betting odds have opened up for the championship match rumored to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada at...

Jan 11, 2016 10:55 am

Muhammed Lawal Interview Video: I will never be a UFC fighter

Muhammed Lawal had a “King Mo” type of year winning all five of his contests, two by KO and three via unanimous decision. Lawal (19-4-1 MMA) is coming off his KO victory at Rizin FF Heavyweight Grand Prix finals.   The first round knockout concluded “King Mo’s” year, check out the quote below. Lawal spoke...

Jan 11, 2016 10:35 am

McGregor and dos Anjos camps hint that UFC 197 bout is not happening

Big news was recently being circulated in the media as UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was in talks to be fighting UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. The UFC never made an official announcement for the bout that is expected to take place at UFC 197. Now, it looks like the fight between the two...

Jan 11, 2016 10:01 am

Royce Gracie facing $1.15 million tax underpayment to the IRS

MMA legend Royce Gracie is facing a tough opponent that he cannot beat physically. The man who won UFC 1 is facing a battle with the IRS that claims they have a case with Gracie underpaying his taxes dating back to 2007, according to Bloody Elbow. IRS agent Gloria Ybarra filed a legal petition to...

Jan 11, 2016 9:48 am

Dana White on CEO Fertitta’s Reaction to Aldo’s Loss:

President Dana White was just as shocked as anyone by the 13 second knockout of Jose Aldo last year.   The one-punch decisive strike sent ripples of warning to the LW and FW divisions that a force was to be recognized that night. White explained the sudden reaction to the Boston Herald‘s Jack Encarnacao: “Frank Fertitta is...

Jan 11, 2016 9:20 am

PHOTO | Suspicious-looking Sage Northcutt getting testing by USADA

If there is any reason why rising UFC lightweight star Sage Northcutt has been getting randomly drug tested by USADA in a high frequency, it could be that he simply looks like he is could be on performance enhancing drugs. Just look at him in this photo he posted to his Instagram account that he...

Jan 11, 2016 8:20 am

Coach of Rafael dos Anjos on Conor Mcgregor: -Not falling for it-

Rafael dos Anjos and his team at Kings MMA have seen what Conor McGregor is capable of when it comes to “mental warfare” outside of the octagon. Head coach Rafael Cordeiro explains to a combate reporter that the title fight against Jose Aldo had little to no effect on the former champs performance at UFC...

Jan 11, 2016 7:23 am

Nate Diaz Responds to Reebok Fine: “I don’t need that baby a** $hit anyways”

Adding insult to injury, (regarding fighter pay) Nate Diaz fires back after the fine was handed to the Stockton stand-out.    Diaz is the second fighter confirmed to lose money for violating the terms of the sponsorship’s contract. Diaz fought Michael “The Menace” Johnson and put on a striking-clinic that overwhelmed Johnson resulting in a...

Jan 11, 2016 7:02 am

The Training Day – Video: Old Legend Is Back! Anderson Silva shows Nasty Kicks!

Anderson Silva is looking on-point in this training video of the former champ ‘doing work’ as he prepares for his middleweight contest against Michael Bisping. Silva (33-6-1 MMA)  is wanting to get back into title contention but first he must get passed “The Count” (27-7 MMA) who has solidified himself as a top ten fighter...