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Oct 27, 2016 9:11 am

VIDEO | Anthony Johnson sparring 6’5 kickboxing champ Katsiaryna Kavaleva

With just over a month to go until UFC 206, where UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will put his light heavyweight strap on the line as he squares off with top ranked light heavyweight contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch, Rumble is getting some training in with a kickboxing world champ,...

Oct 27, 2016 8:39 am

Fabricio Werdum opens up on why he trolled Reebok, negotiating with Nike

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum made headlines recently when he took to social media with a photo of himself wearing a ‘Nike Fight Kit’ rather than a Reebok fight kit. The post was an obvious dig at Reebok, who the UFC currently has an apparel deal with. The post was a controversial one, however,...

Oct 27, 2016 8:13 am

Michael Bisping responds to Georges St-Pierre’s update on UFC negotiations

While reports have continued to emerge over the past several weeks that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 206 in Toronto, with St-Pierre himself promising fans news regarding his return in ‘a few weeks maximum’. Unfortunately however, while St-Pierre was hoping to deliver on his promise of...

Oct 27, 2016 7:44 am

Irish newspapers reveal Conor McGregor’s “personal” announcement

Ahead of UFC 205 on November 12th, UFC President Dana White revealed that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be making a “personal” announcement “out of left field”. Of course, fans immediately began speculating as to what the announcement could be, given that the fight is arguably the biggest in UFC history. Reports began to...

Oct 27, 2016 1:10 am

Shane Carwin comes out of retirement and signs with RIZIN Fighting Federation

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin is set to fight once again. The knockout specialist last fought over five years ago in the Octagon in a losing effort against Junior dos Santos at UFC 131. Carwin announced his retirement from mixed martial arts shortly after his loss to dos Santos with injuries hindering him...

Oct 26, 2016 6:44 pm

WATCH: UFC 205 extended promo released and it looks AMAZING

UFC 205 is stacked from top-to-bottom for the promotion’s first-ever event in New York City. The UFC just released the extended promo for the epic card, which will feature three title fights and a six-fight main card featuring some of the UFC’s biggest names. See for yourself how awesome this UFC 205 promo is below!...

Oct 26, 2016 6:15 pm

Junior dos Santos gives his pick for Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor

A historic UFC fight is set to headline the stacked UFC 205 New York card on November 12 at Madison Square Garden. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for his lightweight strap. What sets this title fight apart from the rest is if McGregor is victorious over Alvarez at...

Oct 26, 2016 5:17 pm

Werdum protests Reebok deal while trolling on Instagram with rival Nike apparel

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum raised a lot of eyebrows after posting a photo of him donning Nike attire as a protest of Reebok’s stranglehold on the UFC’s sponsorship deals. He captioned the Nike picture with rather crass hashtags, writing “I’m not generic, I’m Nike since childhood,” while using hashtags in Spanish that in...

Oct 26, 2016 2:27 pm

REPORT: Nick Diaz offered UFC 206 title fight with Michael Bisping

MMA veteran Nick Diaz is no stranger to big fights inside the cage. In just his second pro fight, Diaz won the IFC United States welterweight championship by defeating Chris Lytle. Over the course of the neck 15 years, Diaz went on to win the WEC championship, as well as the Strikeforce welterweight championship. With...

Oct 26, 2016 2:01 pm

Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis officially set for UFC 206 in Toronto

An exciting featherweight matchup has just been announced by the UFC. Number 3 ranked UFC featherweight Max Holloway is set to face former UFC lightweight champion and current number 6 ranked UFC featherweight Anthony Pettis at UFC 206 on December 10 at the Air Canada Centre. The UFC officially announced the bout on Wednesday along...

Oct 26, 2016 1:03 pm

Report | Fedor Emelianenko is Training for a Fight

Good news for fans of Fedor Emelianenko! According to a report from Russian journalist Alexey Safonov, the heavyweight legend has returned to training in preparation for an upcoming bout – though the date, location and opponent for that bout do not appear to be clear. Contracts have also not yet been signed. Fedor has started training...

Oct 26, 2016 12:34 pm

Georges St-Pierre sends message to Michael Bisping regarding UFC 206

Over the course of the past several weeks, reports have continued to surface regarding the potential return of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. Although St-Pierre had fans excited several weeks ago when he revealed in an interview that news regarding his return would be announced in a few weeks, St-Pierre then revealed in an...

Oct 26, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor caught limping just weeks before UFC 205?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has the biggest fight of his life ahead of him. “The Notorious” will have his chance to realize his dreams of becoming the first two-weight UFC world champion that holds two division’s titles simultaneously. The task at hand is no walk in the park as the Irish superstar will face...

Oct 26, 2016 11:43 am

Urijah Faber leaves door open to future fights following retirement

MMA veteran Urijah Faber recently announced that his upcoming bantamweight fight with Brad Pickett at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ would be his final fight before stepping away from the Octagon and retiring from MMA after nearly 15 years competing as a professional in the sport. Faber, a veteran of the sport, is certainly one of...

Oct 26, 2016 11:17 am

VIDEO | Watch Tyron Woodley Smash Robbie Lawler to Win the UFC Welterweight Title

On November 12, in the co-main event of UFC 205, Tyron Woodley will attempt to make the first defense of his UFC welterweight title. He’ll make this attempt opposite talented karate specialist Stephen Thompson, who will enter the cage with seven-straight wins in his wake. In advance of this high-stakes welterweight showdown, the UFC has...

Oct 26, 2016 10:54 am

Cris Cyborg takes aim at Dana White: He can manipulate everybody

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is widely believed to be one of the best, if not the best, women’s MMA fighters of all time. With an 11 year professional MMA career, Cyborg has lost just once, her first professional fight, and has gone on to rattle off 17 straight wins over the course of...

Oct 26, 2016 10:52 am

Matt Brown does not respect ‘quitter’ Ronda Rousey

Matt “The Immortal” Brown has had the bitter taste of defeat before but has always bounced back from adversity. Coming off a devastating loss to Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201 in July, Brown has taken some time off to recover and ensure that he minimizes any risks of brain injury but will be back in...

Oct 26, 2016 9:59 am

PHOTOS | Jose Aldo returns to training

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has continued his ongoing feud with the UFC brass, claiming that he still has no intentions to fight, the former featherweight kingpin has returned to training this week, potentially indicating his return is in the works. Aldo has taken to social media twice this week to post pictures...

Oct 26, 2016 9:55 am

Report: Conor McGregor Being Considered for Bernabeu Fight in Madrid

The UFC has long flirted with the idea of promoting an event inside a massive European football stadium. Perhaps the most notable discussions to this end occured when Conor McGregor announced his desire to headline a card inside Dublin’s Croke Park. As it turns out, however, McGregor may instead find himself headlining a show inside Santiago...

Oct 26, 2016 9:29 am

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m the one who made the Conor McGregor fight happen”

At UFC 205 on November 12th, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will step into the Octagon in what will be just the second champion vs. champion fight in the history of the UFC. In addition to headlining a historic card, the fight will give McGregor the opportunity to make...

Oct 26, 2016 9:00 am

UFC Fight Night 99 Loses Its Co-Main Event

On November 19, the UFC will return to Belfast, Northern Island with UFC Fight Night 99. Initially, the card looked like it was going to be a great one. Unfortunately, the injury bug has been chowing down on its lineup over the last few days. First, it was announced that the evening’s planned main event,...

Oct 26, 2016 8:43 am

Fabricio Werdum trolls Reebok with ‘Nike Fight Kit’ picture

Since the UFC announced their apparel partnership with Reebok, fighters and fans have continually criticized the brand. In the early days of the apparel deal, Reebok made quite a few errors when designing clothing for fighters, calling Anderson Silva “Anderson Aldo” on one of their shirts, and putting a United States patch on the sleeve...

Oct 26, 2016 8:35 am

Miesha Tate on Loss to Amanda Nunes: “I Really Don’t Remember the Fight”

In March of this year, women’s MMA veteran Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm with a fifth-round rear-naked choke. This win would earn her the coveted women’s bantamweight title. Unfortunately, Tate’s long-awaited time atop the bantamweight throne came to an abrupt just months thereafter, when she was battered and submitted by a ferocious Amanda Nunes in the main event...

Oct 26, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Fitch eyeing rematch with potential free agent Georges St-Pierre

Back in 2008, Jon Fitch stepped into the Octagon against UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Fitch had been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division, going on an 8-fight win streak that saw him defeat notable opponents such as Thiago Alves and Diego Sanchez. Fitch, who was widely regarded as having some of the...