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Oct 24, 2016 5:46 pm

Cody Garbrandt sends Dominick Cruz a message following news of title fight

Earlier today the UFC officially announced that current UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz would be defending his title in the co-main event of UFC 207 against surging division contender Cody Garbrandt. Shortly following the announcement, “No Love” took to Twitter where he sent out the following bold message. About to put Cruz behind that @foxsports...

Oct 24, 2016 4:58 pm

Jon Jones goes off on steroid accusations and defends his legacy

Fans of Jon “Bones” Jones received some good news earlier today. Jones’ attorney Howard Jacobs revealed to MMAFighting’s Luke Thomas some positive information regarding Jon’s failed drug tests at UFC 200: “It came from a product that Jon took that was not labeled with either of these substances. We had it tested, the product was...

Oct 24, 2016 3:34 pm

UFC ranks 7th on ‘Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands’

With the UFC being recently sold for a jaw-dropping $4 billion, it laid out the value of the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world and screamed it’s legitimacy of Dana White and the Fertitta’s goal of building one of the biggest sports in the world. Forbes came out with their “Forbes Fab 40:...

Oct 24, 2016 2:06 pm

Breaking! Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt is official for UFC 207

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (22-1 MMA) will return to action at UFC 207 this December in Las Vegas. “The Dominator” will defend his title against Cody Garbrandt at the December 30 pay-per-view event. Your #UFC207 co-main event is SET! Bantamweight champ @DominickCruz defends his belt against @Cody_NoLove! ➡️ https://t.co/CJj2auALgn pic.twitter.com/2THBHYJwDd — UFC (@ufc) October 24,...

Oct 24, 2016 12:53 pm

Urijah Faber says Pickett fight will be his last

Urijah Faber says his upcoming fight with Brad “One Punch” Pickett will be his last. Faber broke the news on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, where “The California Kid” announced that his next fight will be his last one, after a long and storied career. “To be honest with you, I’m super excited to...

Oct 24, 2016 12:23 pm

Jon Jones’ attorney Howard Jacobs: ‘We’ve been able to establish the source of the prohibited substances’

Fans of Jon Jones should be delighted to hear some very interesting news from Jones’ attorney, Howard Jacobs. Speaking with MMA Fighting’s Luke Thomas on The Luke Thomas Show, Jacobs revealed some major details regarding Jones’ failed drug tests for banned substances. “We’ve been able to establish the source of the prohibited substances,” Jacobs said...

Oct 24, 2016 10:45 am

Olympic boxer Mikaela Mayer training with Ronda Rousey ahead of UFC 207 return

With Ronda Rousey set to return to the Octagon to face current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 in December, she is surely ramping up her training regiment. It looks like Rousey has brought in 2016 U.S. Olympic boxer Mikaela Mayer to get some sparring done. Mayer posted a photo with Rousey...

Oct 23, 2016 6:48 pm

Conman fakes Conor McGregor friendship to scam a woman

A serial conman has faked having a friendship with current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor to exploit a woman out of €1,500. A young Irish woman named Lauren Caffrey-Byrne, who resides in Dublin, made waves Saturday morning after posting the following story on her Facebook page. My good friend, (who wishes to remain anonymous) met...

Oct 23, 2016 6:04 pm

Shane Carwin says he has accepted a fight with Fedor Emelianenko

Earlier today former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin (12-2 MMA) took to Twitter where he hinted that he was making the move to fight for RIZIN Fighting Federation by posting the following. Hey @rizin_PR you are going to need bigger gloves, these do not fit, not even close! #MMA pic.twitter.com/Yk3gp2ataz — Shane Carwin (@ShaneCarwin)...

Oct 23, 2016 3:35 pm

Comparison | Check out the current lineups for UFC 205, UFC 206 and UFC 207

The Ultimate Fighting Championship still has three pay-per-view events to put on before we say goodbye to the year 2016. The octagon will invade New York, Toronto and finally Las Vegas for pay-per-view events over the course of the next 68 days. The UFC’s first event in Madison Square Garden, UFC 205, is absolutely stacked....

Oct 23, 2016 1:08 pm

VIDEO | Phil Baroni wins by KO, then gets assaulted with a headbutt (flashback)

Remember this? Back in July of 2008, UFC veteran Phil Baroni made a successful drop to the 170-pound ranks when he scored a highlight reel one-punch knockout victory over Scott Jansen at the “Cage Rage 27: Step Up” event which took place at Wembley Arena in London. A few moments after landing the massive right...

Oct 23, 2016 9:42 am

Canadian fans rallying to boycott UFC 206 in Toronto

No Georges St-Pierre… Big Problem! UFC fans north of the border are not at all pleased with how December’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto is shaping up. The card is currently headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champion Daniel Cormier taking on feared knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The next...

Oct 23, 2016 6:52 am

Mehdi Baghdad Claims UFC Matchmaker Joe Silva Told Him to Fight Injured, or Get Fired

Earlier this year, it was announced that long-time UFC matchmaker Joe Silva would be parting ways with the organization in December. Given the near endless list of incredible fights Silva has constructed for the fans over the years, this news was met with widespread disappointment. Not everyone, however, will miss the long-time matchmaker. In a...

Oct 23, 2016 6:24 am

Shane Carwin Hints at Move to Japan’s Rizin FF

Earlier this year, former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin announced that, after a long hiatus from MMA, he was ready to return to the cage. Shortly thereafter, the big man announced that, despite his status as a former top-5 heavyweight, this return would not occur in the UFC. If Carwin’s return wasn’t going to...

Oct 22, 2016 8:20 pm

VIDEO | Check out Tyron Woodley’s Champ Camp as he prepares for Wonderboy

Tyron Woodley is in for the fight of his life when he takes on Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson at UFC 205 next month, and appears to be training hard for it. “The Chosen One” brought the cameras around as he prepares for “Wonderboy”  at UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden for the UFC’s historic first ever...

Oct 22, 2016 5:02 pm

Rashad Evans: “I’m the new kid on the block” at middleweight

Rashad Evans will be making his middleweight debut against Tim Kennedy at UFC 205 next month, and the former light heavyweight champion is feeling like the new kid on the block. Check out what he had to say about his upcoming drop to 185 pounds! “At one point (in my career), I was just really, really...

Oct 22, 2016 1:47 pm

“Cyborg’s” coach: Cyborg’s weight cuts show what kind of champion she is

Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos’ weight cuts to 140 pounds have been well-documented, with the Brazilian striker resorting to using birth control pills in her last weight cut to successfully make weight. “Cyborg’s” coach sees her willingness and ability to make that weight, in spite of how grueling it may be, demonstrates the heart of the former...

Oct 22, 2016 11:39 am

Michael Bisping fires back at Luke Rockhold

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold have a very long, and very public, rivalry dating back many years. Prior to the pair’s first meeting in the Octagon, Bisping infamously recalled a sparring session between the pair, taking a shot at the former Strikeforce middleweight champ by stating that after their...

Oct 22, 2016 10:58 am

Dana White accepts Anderson Silva’s apology, remains tight-lipped on GSP’s return

With everything Dana White has had on his plate lately, you’d think he’d be super stressed out. From mass firings at UFC regional offices to disputes with two of the promotion’s most beloved former champions, UFC president Dana White spoke to TMZ.com and touched upon some of the recent issues within the promotion. Check out...

Oct 22, 2016 9:04 am

Claudia Gadelha opens up on departure from Nova Uniao

Back in July, top ranked women’s strawweight Claudia Gadelha stepped into the Octagon in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Claudia’ finale for a highly anticipated rematch with strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Gadelha came out strong in the opening rounds, landing several big punches to Jedrzejczyk as the champ continued...

Oct 22, 2016 8:52 am

Chris Weidman: Michael Bisping would be “one of my easiest fights”

The war of words between UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman continued this weekend as Weidman proclaimed that ‘The Count’ would be one of his easiest fights throughout the course of his MMA career. Bisping recently stepped into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 205 for a...

Oct 22, 2016 8:38 am

Sage Northcutt mimicking Stephen Thompson in training for Tyron Woodley

In exactly three weeks, UFC welterweight champion Tyron ‘The Chosen One’ Woodley will step into the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 205 for his first title defense. The fight, which is slated to be against dynamic striker Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson, is one that has fight fans split down the middle in regards to...

Oct 22, 2016 8:18 am

Daniel Cormier compares Conor McGregor to ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is undoubtably one of the most polarizing figures in the MMA world due to his brash persona, as well as incredible volume of trash talk. While McGregor has been criticized for his constant trash talk of fighters, his fighting persona has brought an incredible amount of attention to the sport...