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Sep 26, 2016 4:01 pm

REPORT: WWE superstar Ryback in talks with Bellator MMA

Ryan Allen Reeves, better known as Ryback in the wrestling world, is allegedly in talks with Bellator over a potential career in mixed martial arts. Well-sourced wrestling insider RBR broke the news on Monday, saying that Ryback is “open to the idea” of a run in Bellator MMA: BREAKING: @Ryback22 in talks with @BellatorMMA, "open to the...


Sep 26, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO: Watch Gabi Garcia dominate and submit Destanie Yarbrough at RIZIN 2

Gabi Garcia remained undefeated on Saturday and moved to 3-0 after submitting Destanie Yarbrough with an Americana shoulder lock. Fighting under the Japanese RIZIN banner for the third time, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt took Yarbrough to the mat three minutes into the opening round and dominated her opponent from there. Garcia got top control...

Sep 26, 2016 7:52 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov continues call outs of champ Eddie Alvarez

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been demanding a lightweight title shot ever since he returned from a two-year layoff due to injury. During that time, Eddie Alvarez has won the 155 pound strap, and the Dagestani fighter has relentlessly pursued a fight with Alvarez ever since. Khabib took to Twitter on Monday and posted a photoshopped reference...

Sep 25, 2016 6:34 pm

Dana White: “Conor McGregor’s foot is hurt, I want him to fight Aldo.”

Fight fans are eagerly awaiting news on current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s next fight. Most people presumed that the Irish star would return at November’s highly anticipated UFC 205 event in New York, where he was expected to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez for the promotions 155-pound title. However, UFC Tonight...

Sep 25, 2016 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Roy Nelson reveals what he said to John McCarthy following kick in the butt

Veteran UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson made headlines yesterday evening in Brazil for all the wrong reasons. Following his knockout victory over former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva, an irate Nelson decided to flip-off and then kick referee John McCarthy for not stopping the contest earlier. At the UFC Fight Night 95 post-fight press conference...

Sep 25, 2016 12:04 pm

Krazy Horse and Wanderlei Silva go at it again backstage at RIZIN

Earlier this week bitter rivals Charles ‘Krazy Horse’ Bennett and former PRIDE champion Wanderlei Silva got into a war of words at a hotel in Japan. (Watch that video here). Well, it appears that the bad blood between Wanderlei Silva and Krazy Horse is still boiling as the two went at it again, this time backstage following Bennet’s seven-second...

Sep 24, 2016 10:57 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg TKO’s Lina Lansberg

Cris Cyborg getting the job done in Brasilia, Brazil. https://t.co/MYIGnkcUwl — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) September 25, 2016 In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Brasilia’ Cris Cyborg returned to the Octagon for the second time as she squared off against acclaimed striker Lina Lansberg. While Cyborg admittedly had a brutal weight cut leading up...

Sep 24, 2016 2:35 pm

Report: Holly Holm’s hand healed, planning one more fight for this year

Former woman’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm had her hand-cast removed this week and if all goes well, she plans to fight again by the end of the year. Holm, who injured her left hand and required surgery for her left thumb in August, most recently lost a decision to Valentina Shevchenko in July. Holm suffered the...

Sep 24, 2016 1:42 pm

Renan Barao settling in at 145 pounds, isn’t scared of bigger opponents

Earlier this year, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao made his highly anticipated featherweight debut in the UFC as he squared off against Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens. Barao was going up in weight with the intentions of getting a fresh start after suffering two defeats at the hands of UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Unfortunately...

Sep 24, 2016 11:50 am

Nick Diaz wants catchweight fight with Michael Bisping

Nick Diaz, who recently celebrated the end of his suspension, but still finds himself suspended by the NAC due to the fact that he hasn’t paid his $100,000 fine yet, is making moves behind the scenes to set up his UFC return. After his unanimous decision loss to Anderson Silva at UFC 183, which was...

Sep 24, 2016 11:19 am

Jacare Souza confident ahead of fight with Luke Rockhold

On November 27th, the UFC will once again hit Melbourne, Australia for ‘UFC Fight Night 101’. The event, which is slated to take place at the Rod Laver Arena, will be headlined by a middleweight clash between two of the middleweight division’s best fighters. When Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza and Luke Rockhold step into the Octagon,...

Sep 24, 2016 10:32 am

Dan Henderson won’t hesitate to land controversial shots if he KOs Michael Bisping

Back in 2009, Dan Henderson and Michael Bisping steeped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated middleweight showdown after coaching opposite one another on season 9 of The Ultimate Fighter. In the second round of the fight, Henderson picked up what is considered by many to be one of the greatest knockouts of all time...

Sep 24, 2016 9:48 am

Wanderlei Silva calls out Chael Sonnen

Earlier this month, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he was ending his retirement, and had already signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who recently celebrated the end of his 2-year suspension handed to him by the NSAC, remained adamant throughout the course of his suspension that he was indeed...

Sep 24, 2016 9:15 am

TJ Dillashaw ups the stakes, offers Dominick Cruz $100,000 bet on rematch

It’s no secret that former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been attempting to secure a rematch with bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz. When Cruz made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon at the start of 2016, ‘The Dominator’ reclaimed the bantamweight championship belt he never lost inside the Octagon as he picked up a...

Sep 24, 2016 8:00 am

VIDEO | Robin Black breaks down Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson II

In under 1 month, Michael Bisping will look to make his highly anticipated first title defense when he faces MMA legend Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 204 in Manchester, England. Ahead of the fight, many are criticizing the UFC for giving Henderson the fight, the former Pride FC champion has stated that...

Sep 24, 2016 7:38 am

Man who allegedly hit and killed Ryan Jimmo granted bail

The MMA community was devastated earlier this year when it was revealed that UFC light heavyweight Ryan Jimmo had been struck and killed by a vehicle in a parking lot in Alberta Canada. According to the reports, Jimmo was involved in a brief verbal dispute with the driver of the vehicle, and as he was...

Sep 23, 2016 6:43 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg vs. Lina Lansberg staredown

Friday afternoon, the fighters of ‘UFC Fight Night: Brasilia’ hit the scales to weigh-in ahead of their scheduled bouts Saturday night. Earlier in the day, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made weight for early weigh-ins, putting to rest doubts of whether or not she’d make weight. Throughout the course of the week, Cyborg has...

Sep 23, 2016 6:12 pm

VIDEO | This Nate Diaz ‘Gangsta’s paradise’ highlight is simply great

Nate Diaz’s rise to superstardom has been an amazing thing to witness. From making his way through “The Ultimate Fighter” season five and eventually winning the finals against Manny Gamburyan in 2007 to his multi-million dollar payday at UFC 202 against Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz has come a long way in his professional mixed martial...

Sep 23, 2016 11:38 am

The Folly of Doubting Eddie Alvarez

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has been the subject of many headlines over the last few days—and very few of them have painted a positive picture of him. Our news feeds have been flooded with reports that the champ’s hardball negotiation tactics are the reason his long-rumored fight with Irish superstar Conor McGregor fell through....

Sep 23, 2016 10:01 am

Tyron Woodley reacts to being underdog in Stephen Thompson fight

In addition to Tyron Woodley going into his UFC 205 title fight with Stephen Thompson, in the UFC’s historic inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden, with the UFC welterweight championship, he’s also going into the fight as an underdog. After the fight was announced earlier this month, current betting odds on Bovada have Woodley...

Sep 23, 2016 9:09 am

Louis Smolka mocks Sergio Pettis, internet responds

This week, unfortunate news surfaced that #15 ranked UFC flyweight Sergio Pettis had been forced to withdraw from his ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ scrap with #9 ranked flyweight Louis Smolka. Pettis’ head coach, Duke Roufus, broke the news via Instagram, revealing that ‘The Phenom’ had suffered a minor injury in training that would prevent him...