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Oct 10, 2016 7:26 pm

Chris Weidman on Yoel Romero’s tainted supplements: “I’m not buying it.”

Yoel Romero may have gotten off of his USADA suspension, but Chris Weidman isn’t believing his claim of taking tainted supplements. Weidman discussed Romero’s claim of tainted supplements causing a positive drug test on Monday’s edition of the MMA Hour, where the former middleweight champ went off on what he described as a well-worn excuse....

Oct 10, 2016 6:45 pm

Marc Goddard Comments on Late Perry vs. Roberts Stoppage

Last Saturday, on the Fight Pass Prelims of UFC 204, undefeated welterweight Mike Perry sent England’s Danny Robert’s careening to the mat with a third-round knee and a followup punch. Though Roberts was clearly out cold, Perry then chased him to the canvas, where he landed a series of additional blows, while referee Marc Goddard...

Oct 10, 2016 5:58 pm

Did the UFC hint on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz trilogy in UFC 205 promo?

Are people tired of hearing about Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz? Many fans may be, while many others want to see who wins the best out of three as McGregor and Diaz both split their fights with a win each. Even UFC President Dana White says he has had enough of their rivaled matchup, for...

Oct 10, 2016 5:09 pm

Bellator president targeting Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva for summer event

Bellator president Scott Coker is looking to put on a grudge match that’s been years in the making. Ever since Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva coached opposite each other on The Ultimate Fighter back in 2013, the two have never had the chance to settle the score in the ring. After a series of blunders...

Oct 10, 2016 3:54 pm

Miesha Tate on Possible Cris “Cyborg” Super Fight: I Wouldn’t Be Against It

Reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has now fought twice in the UFC. On both occasions, she took on beefed-up bantamweights at a catchweight of 140lbs, and on both occasions, she absolutely mauled that opposition. Given Cyborg’s size and ferocity, it’s bound to get more and more difficult for the UFC to find her willing dance partners. There...

Oct 10, 2016 3:11 pm

Miesha Tate Says Amanda Nunes’ Right Hand Could be “A Big, Big Problem” For Rousey

Last November, Ronda Rousey was knocked stiff by Holly Holm, surrendering the UFC women’s bantamweight title in the process. She has not stepped foot in the Octagon since. Luckily for Rousey fans, that could soon change, as recent rumors have suggested she’ll return to action at UFC 207, where she would take on reigning bantamweight...

Oct 10, 2016 2:24 pm

Daniel Cormier on Rumble Rematch: If He Doesn’t Knock Me Out, He Can’t Win the Fight

On December 10, the UFC will touch down in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with UFC 206. The biggest fight confirmed for the card so far is a light heavyweight title showdown between champion Daniel Cormier and challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. These two dangerous light heavyweights, of course, have fought once before. On that night, Cormier emerged...

Oct 10, 2016 1:38 pm

Conor McGregor reacts to $150,000 fine from NSAC

On Monday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission ruled a stiff penalty on Conor McGregor for his involvement in the water bottle fiasco at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference at the MGM Grand. The incident involved Team McGregor and Team Nate Diaz in an object-throwing war with press getting caught in the middle of it...

Oct 10, 2016 12:25 pm

Eddie Alvarez responds to Conor McGregor KO report

The MMA community was buzzing on Monday when MMA insider @TalkMMA tweeted that Conor McGregor had been allegedly knocked out cold during a training session at Straight Blast Gym. Eddie Alvarez is set to face McGregor at UFC 205 in New York on November 12 in the main event as he looks to defend his...

Oct 10, 2016 11:56 am

Daniel Cormier Is Still Optimistic That Georges St-Pierre Could Fight at UFC 206

Earlier this month, it was announced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 206. The card is scheduled for December 10 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Unsurprisingly, this news went over very well with Canadian fight fans. It’s unlikely, however, that fans in The Great White...

Oct 10, 2016 11:07 am

Conor McGregor handed stiff penalties from NSAC for UFC 202 water bottle war

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had his hearing with the Nevada State Atheletic Commission (NSAC) on Monday for the UFC 202 water bottle war against Nate Diaz and his team during the pre-fight press conference. McGregor will have to open up his wallet for the incident after the NSAC ordered that McGregor pay a $150,000...

Oct 10, 2016 10:41 am

Anderson Silva’s son once again teases fight against Georges St-Pierre for UFC 206

The rumored superfight between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been rumored for UFC 206 in Toronto. The event that is set to take place on December 10 at the Air Canada Centre. Anderson Silva’s son, Kalyl posted a teaser on Instagram that the fight between the...

Oct 10, 2016 9:13 am

Michael Bisping Rips Tony Ferguson on Twitter

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping avenged an ugly, 2009 loss to Dan Henderson with a hard-fought unanimous decision win. Not everyone believed he deserved that win, however. In the wake of Bisping’s defeat of Henderson – which marked his first successful defense as middleweight king –...

Oct 10, 2016 8:58 am

REPORT: Conor McGregor knocked out cold while sparring

Conor McGregor was allegedly knocked out cold while sparring at Straight Blast Gym while preparing for his lightweight title fight against champ Eddie Alvarez, according to a source close to the camp. MMA insider Dizz initially reported that the current featherweight champion was shaky and had a possibly broken nose when he came to. https://twitter.com/talkmma/status/785507445967822848...

Oct 10, 2016 7:36 am

Tim Kennedy Thinks Michael Bisping Will Lose the Title in his Next Defense

On Saturday night, Michael Bisping defended the UFC middleweight title, taking a narrow decision from a former foil in Dan Henderson. In doing so, the Brit extended an unlikely title reign that began with a shocking, upset knockout of Luke Rockhold in June of this year. Bisping’s next challenger is likely to be the winner...

Oct 10, 2016 7:35 am

Dana White Smothers Anderson Silva vs. GSP Rumors

For many years, there was no bigger fight in MMA than a super fight between former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. The fight was MMA’s holy grail; it’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao – but it never happened. Today, when Silva is neck deep in a four-fight losing streak, and GSP is closing...

Oct 9, 2016 4:22 pm

Gegard Mousasi likes Michael Bisping but would beat him “easy”

Former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi picked up an impressive second-round TKO victory over former UFC champion Vitor Belfort at yesterday’s UFC 204 event in Manchester, England. (Watch the highlights here). The victory marked Mousasi’s third in a row, as he had previously scored victories over Thiago Santos and Thales Leites respectively. The Armenian spoke about...

Oct 9, 2016 3:52 pm

PHOTO | Cody Garbrandt sends Dominick Cruz an image of how he will look following their fight

It’s no secret that UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and surging contender Cody Garbrandt don’t like each other. The two 135-pound fighters have been trading verbal shots for months – so much so, in fact, that it is starting to look like contenders such as TJ Dillashaw, Bryan Caraway and Jimmie Rivera will be skipped over to book the Cruz...

Oct 9, 2016 2:10 pm

Michael Bisping is the Winningest Fighter in UFC History

When it comes to history-making and record-breaking, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has quite a few feathers in his cap. Over the course of his UFC career, he’s landed more significant strikes than any fighter in the organization’s history. He’s landed more leg kicks than any fighter in UFC middleweight history. He’s scored more UFC...

Oct 9, 2016 1:50 pm

UFC 204 Bonus Report

Last night’s UFC 204 event in Manchester, England, delivered some memorable fights and a whopping nine finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at yesterday’s UFC 204 post-fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 204’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus –...

Oct 9, 2016 1:09 pm

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC 204

On Saturday night, the UFC took over beautiful Manchester, England with UFC 204. In the evening’s headliner, we saw middleweight champion Michael Bisping take a contentious decision from retiring challenger Dan Henderson. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we watched on as Gegard Mousasi took out a fading legend in Brazil’s Vitor Belfort. Elsewhere on the main...

Oct 9, 2016 11:28 am

PHOTO | Judges scorecards from UFC 204 Henderson vs. Bisping main event

Michael Bisping scored a unanimous decision victory over Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 204 yesterday in Manchester, thus retaining his UFC middleweight championship. “The Count” was nearly finished in the fight’s opening round, this after Henderson landed one of his famous “H-Bombs” which sent Michael crashing to the canvas. Unfortunately for fans...

Oct 9, 2016 11:10 am

Twitter Reacts to Gegard Mousasi’s Defeat of Vitor Belfort

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi got a fight with an opponent he’s been chasing since his days under the Affliction banner in 2009: Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort. Though the bout was undoubtedly a better late than never situation, Mousasi made good on this long-awaited opportunity. In the first round,...

Oct 9, 2016 10:43 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s UFC 204 event recap

UFC President Dana White discusses all the action from last night’s UFC 204 event in Manchester, England. In the evening’s main event current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was able to outpoint MMA legend Dan Henderson on route to a unanimous decision victory. “Hendo”, who retired from the sport following the fight, was able to...