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Jun 28, 2016 7:54 pm

Johny Hendricks recalls sparring session with Kelvin Gastelum

In less than two weeks, at UFC 200, former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will square off against Kelvin Gastelum in a pivotal welterweight matchup. Hendricks is coming off the first KO/TKO loss of his career at the hands of #1 contender Stephen Thompson, who finished Hendricks with a beautiful display of kicks. Gastelum on the...

Jun 28, 2016 7:38 pm

Sage Northcutt says first professional loss was “a fluke deal”

Back in January, Sage Northcutt squared off against Bryan Barbarena, who stepped in on short notice. Northcutt lost the bout, being submitted via Von Flue Choke in the 2nd round, putting an end to his undefeated streak. Now, ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Enrique Marin in less than two weeks, Northcutt believes that...

Jun 28, 2016 7:28 pm

Jon Jones wants “any other referee” but John McCarthy

Ahead of Jon Jones’ UFC 200 main event scrap with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jon Jones petitioned the NSAC to change the referee for the bout. The NSAC ultimately rejected Team Jones’ proposal, and moved forward with ‘Big’ John McCarthy being the referee for the bout. During a recent media scrum,...


Jun 28, 2016 12:37 pm

CM Punk: ‘Who’s to say I don’t get a title shot?’

Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk is set to make his Octagon debut at UFC 203 versus Mickey Gall. While many believed Punk would never step foot into the Octagon against any opponent since signing with the UFC in 2014, the former WWE star is ready to prove all his doubters wrong now that...

Jun 28, 2016 11:44 am

PHOTO | Angela Magana shows off her stunning bikini body

UFC strawweight Angela Magana has no shame in her game. “Your Majesty” has been spending quite a bit of time in her bikini while in Puerto Rico and her fans are loving her photos. Magana recently posted an eye-catching photo with the caption saying, “#yourmajesty stretching after #boxing but before the #beach #puertorico #ufc #fighterlife...

Jun 28, 2016 11:13 am

Carlos Condit tells fans to ‘stay tuned’ for his next fight

Good news for Carlos Condit fans. The former UFC interim welterweight champion said after his title fight with Robbie Lawler at UFC 195 that he would only be fighting in big fights that really got him excited. Condit mentioned at the time that it was basically the rematch with Lawler for the belt that he...

Jun 28, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz beats Nick Diaz in triathlon despite move up in weight

#nickdiaz #triathlon #xterra #tahoe #finishline #mma #boxing #jiujitsu #run #bike #swim A video posted by Diazbrothers209 (@diazbrothers209) on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:09pm PDT Despite Nate Diaz’s size that he has put on ahead of his welterweight rematch with Conor McGregor, the Stockton native that usually fights at lightweight is in fantastic shape. The Diaz...

Jun 28, 2016 10:26 am

VIDEO | Hilarious animation of Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier rivalry

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s rivalry is certainly a storied one. Prior to the pair’s first meeting inside the Octagon they were involved in an infamous brawl during their first staredown. When the pair finally met in the Octagon, it was Jones who emerged victorious as he claimed a unanimous decision win. After being stripped...

Jun 28, 2016 9:59 am

Mark Hunt predicts incredible knockout against Brock Lesnar

In less than two weeks, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against MMA legend Mark Hunt on the historic UFC 200 fight card. The fight is a classic matchup of striker vs. wrestler as Lesnar will look to take the fight to the ground and get the win via ground...

Jun 28, 2016 9:50 am

VIDEO | On This Day: Conor McGregor loses first professional MMA fight

Jun28.2008 Conor McGregor suffers the 1st loss of his professional career when he is submitted by Artemij Sitenkovpic.twitter.com/DtvXvX61L9 — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) June 28, 2016 On this day in MMA history 8 years ago, Conor McGregor lost the first professional fight of his MMA career at the hands of Artemis Sitenkov. McGregor’s record fell...

Jun 28, 2016 8:58 am

TJ Dillashaw fires back: Urijah Faber “crossed the line”

The feud between Urijah Faber and his former protege TJ Dillashaw has continued, despite the fact that they won’t be fighting any time soon. On the heels of Faber’s trilogy fight with nemesis Dominick Cruz in the co-main event of UFC 199, TJ Dillashaw was asked about his thoughts on that scrap, as well as...

Jun 28, 2016 8:37 am

Daniel Cormier: Cain Velasquez beats Jon Jones 10/10 times

In less than one month, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 200. Ahead of the fight, Jon Jones revealed that he has lost interest in moving up to heavyweight in the future, and would rather stay at light...

Jun 28, 2016 8:26 am

Conor McGregor will only fight Floyd Mayweather for even split

After Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event, talk of a potential boxing superfight with legendary prizefighter Floyd Mayweather picked up. Ultimately nothing came of the rumors, and McGregor was booked to fight Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on...

Jun 28, 2016 1:33 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor square off for a challenge

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor square off in Bud Light Canada’s recent commercial highlighting their “Earn The Title” promotion. From the video description: “Our #BudLightLiving winners teamed up with some of the UFC’s best to help determine the next champion. Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Anthony Johnson, Cain...

Jun 28, 2016 1:17 am

Police release images of suspect vehicle involved in Ryan Jimmo’s death

Horrible news hit the MMA community on Sunday when it became known that UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo passed away due to injuries sustained from a hit-and-run incident in Edmonton, Canada. Edmonton police released photos of the suspect vehicle involved in Jimmo’s death. From Edmonton Police Service: For Immediate Release:27-Jun-2016 @ 4:56 PM MRU #:H16R027-1 The...

Jun 27, 2016 6:01 pm

BJ Penn makes his case for welcoming Georges St-Pierre to lightweight

BJ Penn issued a formal challenge to fight Georges St-Pierre at 155 pounds late Sunday after hearing GSP say he could easily make the lightweight limit on a recent episode of “The MMA Hour.” On Monday, “The Prodigy” followed up with another tweet making his case for welcoming the former welterweight king to the UFC...

Jun 27, 2016 2:39 pm

Vitor Belfort eyeing a ‘super fight’ rematch with Anderson Silva

Vitor Belfort and Anderson Silva met in the Octagon at UFC 126 back in 2011 for the UFC middleweight title where Silva picked up a highlight reel knockout in the very first round. Now, over five years later, Belfort is looking to avenge the loss to Silva in a fight that he says is a...

Jun 27, 2016 1:38 pm

BJ Penn and USADA come to agreement on suspension term for IV violation

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) released a statement on Monday addressing the suspension terms for BJ Penn for his admitted IV violation. USADA’s statement: USADA announced today that Jay Dee (“BJ”) Penn of Hilo, Hawaii, an athlete in the UFC, has accepted a 6-month sanction for an anti-doping policy violation for his use of a...

Jun 27, 2016 12:28 pm

Tyron Woodley says Robbie Lawler wanted to fight him instead of rematching Carlos Condit

While many fighters in the welterweight division are questioning the UFC’s call to give Tyron Woodley a title shot against Robbie Lawler, Woodley is more than ready to seize the opportunity to become a UFC champion. Woodley spoke with FloCombat recently on fighting his ATT teammate for the UFC welterweight championship title. “All I’m seeing...

Jun 27, 2016 11:59 am

Marcelo Garcia black Belt Dillon Danis: ‘Conor McGregor is amazing on the ground’

BJJ sensation Dillon Danis has been in Ireland at SBG training with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and his team preparing for McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202. Danis, a black belt under Marcelo Garcia spoke with FloGrappling about training with “The Notorious” and had nothing but great things to say about...

Jun 27, 2016 11:23 am

Anderson Silva states his case for a rematch with Michael Bisping

Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping fought a controversial fight back at UFC Fight Night 84, just a few months prior to Bisping becoming the UFC middleweight champion at UFC 199. Silva thought he had finished Bisping at the end of the third round and ran off jumping on the cage celebrating, but was dumbfounded when...

Jun 27, 2016 1:46 am

Joanne Calderwood has yet to hear from Dana White on her new contract and bonus

UFC strawweight Joanne Calderwood made some noise about her pay and being broke following her fight with Valerie Letourneau at UFC Fight Night 89. UFC President Dana White caught wind of Calderwood’s gripe on not getting a “Performance of the Night” bonus and said that he would be giving Calderwood the bonus and signing her...

Jun 26, 2016 9:13 pm

BJ Penn calls Georges St-Pierre out for a fight at 155 pounds

After hearing Georges St-Pierre tell Ariel Helwani on a recent episode of “The MMA Hour” that he could easily fight at lightweight, our namesake, BJ Penn took to twitter to cordially ask “Rush” for another fight in the Octagon. Penn tweeted, “Hey @GeorgesStPierre if you can make 155 easily, I’m free in November and would...

Jun 26, 2016 8:51 pm

Urijah Faber: ‘The best things were the memes with my chin and my butt matching’

Reebok has faced a ton of issues since trying to establish their brand as a legitimate athletic clothing company in the sport of mixed martial arts. From their countless design issues to now facing problems with their products not functioning well while being used in competition, Urijah Faber spoke about his recent wardrobe malfunction that...

Jun 25, 2016 7:01 pm

Conor McGregor: Retirement Tweet was a negotiation tactic

Following UFC 196, where Nate Diaz submitted Conor McGregor, the pair were slated to fight in the main event of UFC 200. McGregor wasn’t happy with the situation, and surprised the MMA community when he retired via Twitter. The fight was ultimately scrapped after McGregor refused to fulfill his promotional obligations for the event. Ultimately...