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Sep 29, 2015 9:48 am

UFC Releases A Statement Regarding Jon Jones’ Future

On Tuesday we found out that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will not be serving any jail time stemming from his hit-and-run incident back in April. He appeared in court and plead guilty to a felony charge of fleeing the scene, as part of a plea deal agreement. The judge heard from Jones’...

Sep 28, 2015 7:41 pm

Alexander Gustafsson has some bad news for Daniel Cormier…

Before he chose to make the drop to light heavyweight, Daniel Cormier reigned supreme in the heavyweight division for nearly five years. Despite being outmatched in terms of height against fighters like Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, Cormier remained undefeated and dominated any and all challengers that were sent his way. Now, Cormier is at the top...

Sep 28, 2015 5:29 pm

Rockhold: UFC should oversee & administer post-weigh-in IVs

Despite the little amount of fanfare leading up to the event, “UFC 192” will go down as one of the most historic cards in the company’s history. United State Anti-Doping Agency’s IV-bag ban goes into effect on October 1st and fighters will no longer be able to rehydrate utilizing IV bags. This has already forced...

Sep 26, 2015 2:39 pm

UFC Heavyweight Frank Mir Signs New 8 Fight Contract

Looks like UFC heavyweight Frank Mir won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. The vet announced, via his Instagram, that he has signed a new 8-fight contract with the promotion. Mir’s last fight was anything but legendary. He fought fellow champ Andrei Arlovski in a fight that many were expecting to be the fight of the...


Sep 25, 2015 7:41 am

UFC Fighter Soa ‘The Hulk’ Palelei Banned From Visiting Sick Children In Hospital

In a strange situation, UFC heavyweight Soa ‘The Hulk’ Palelei has been banned from visiting sick children in an Australian hospital. Palelei is also an ambassador for Make-a-Wish and was in the process of getting ready to do a 24-hour stint on an ergo grinder, with WA rugby league champion Matt Fuller, as a part...

Sep 23, 2015 12:46 pm

Late Injuries Shake Up This Weekends UFC Japan Fights

A proposed bantamweight bout between Norifumi Yamamoto (18-6 MMA) and Matt Hobar (9-3 MMA) has been scratched from this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 75 event in Japan, this after both fighters suffered undisclosed injuries in training. UFC.com reported the news earlier today. As a result, the fight card, which takes place at Japan’s Saitama Super...

Sep 23, 2015 5:57 am

UFC Champ Demetrious Johnson Gets Drug Test Results Back

UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (23-2-1 MMA) took to his Twitter yesterday evening to announce that he had passed his ‘out of competition drug test’ which was administered on August 28, 2015. Do you think we’ll see this more often, fighters sharing their test results with the public? Check it out: πŸ‘πŸΎπŸ’ͺ🏾 pic.twitter.com/vxFVFa54hG...

Sep 17, 2015 1:23 pm

Paige VanZant Lands A New UFC Contract And A New Opponent

According to UFC strawweight and Team Alpha Male fighter Paige VanZant, she just locked down a brand new UFC contract and got her next fight finalized. ’12 Gauge’ took to Twitter to announce the news, sharing a picture of herself with UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. VanZant is a fast rising star and fan favorite who...

Sep 16, 2015 3:12 pm

Pederneiras Says McGregor Will Get A Beating At UFC 194

The fight is scheduled for UFC 194, on Dec. 12. That’s the date we’ll hopefully get to see UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo take on interim champ Conor McGregor. The fight has been perhaps one of the most built up fights in UFC history, with that massive world tour to promote UFC 189 and now...

Sep 16, 2015 6:29 am

Josh Thomson: ‘Bellator Offered More Money Than The UFC’

Former Strikeforce and UFC lightweight Josh Thomson is now with Bellator MMA and set to make his debut in his new promotion. There was a little controversy when he left the UFC, with the promotion saying they released him, while he insists he made the choice not to resign. Thomson recently spoke with Sherdog and...

Sep 15, 2015 5:38 pm

UFC Flyweight Plans To Retire In 3-4 Years To Pursue Politics

Top UFC flyweight and former title challenger Ali Bagautinov, will return to action after serving his one year suspension for testing positive for PEDs when he faces off with Team Alpha Male’s Joseph Benavidez at UFC 192 on Oct. 3. The fighter is confident in his skills, but does admit that ring rust could be...

Sep 15, 2015 11:13 am

UFC President Dana White Reacts To Nick Diaz’s Five Year Suspension

We have yet to hear a comment from the UFC regarding Monday’s NSAC hearing, where Nick Diaz was suspended for five years and fined $165,000 for his failed drug test. We’ve already heard from just about every fighter out there, with social media blowing up with #FreeNickDiaz shortly after the news came out. There’s no...

Sep 14, 2015 2:41 pm

Nick Diaz suspended 5 years by NSAC for marijuana use at UFC 183

Nick Diaz’s punishment for testing positive for marijuana on one of his UFC 183 post-fight drug tests has been decided and the Nevada State Athletic Commission did not hold back. The meeting was held on Monday afternoon and the NSAC has decided to suspend the former Strikeforce champion for five years from his failed drug...

Sep 13, 2015 7:38 pm

Sage Northcutt won’t have training camp for UFC debut

One of UFC’s newest signees is ready to take the octagon by storm. Earlier this month, one of Sage Northcutt’s recent performances at Legacy Fighting Championship went viral where he displayed his dominance over Gage Duhon. After picking up another victory over Rocky Long at Legacy FC 44, Northcutt is making the transition to the...

Sep 12, 2015 8:05 pm

Rockhold: ‘Close-Minded People Believe In The UFC Hype Train’

Before entering the UFC, middleweight Luke Rockhold was the top Strikeforce fighter in his division when Zuffa bout out Strikeforce and moved the fighter over. Recently, Rockhold talked to MMAFighting about how none of the Strikeforce fighters got any respect until they came in the UFC and started taking over. Now, Strikeforce fighters like Robbie...

Sep 9, 2015 4:03 pm

UFC Fight Pass Brings In Live ‘Pancrase’ Events

  UFC’s streaming service, Fight Pass, will now be adding live events from the Japanese promotion, Pancrase. The promotion already added their library of past fights to the service, earlier this year, and now they will began streaming live events. The news was confirmed by MMAJunkie. The streaming service already broadcasts live events from Invicta...

Sep 8, 2015 7:13 am

UFC Bantamweight’s 9 Month Suspension Is Over, Looks To Return ASAP

  UFC bantamweight fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith has been out of action for the past nine months because of a suspension. Smith was suspended after failing a post-fight drug test from UFC 181, where she fought Raquel Pennington. Smith has been serving her suspension and now it’s up and she’s looking to get back into the...

Sep 7, 2015 7:41 am

Report: Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes Booked For UFC 194

  Well last week it was reported that Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes was being targeted for a December date. With the addition of another event on that stacked weekend in December there were a lot of options for where that fight would take place. However now it looks like it will be added to...

Sep 5, 2015 10:16 pm

REPLAY! UFC 191: Post-fight Press Conference

After UFC 191 is a wrap tune into the post-fight press conference and hear from the winners of the night. Also, see who picked up the fight night bonuses and hear from UFC president Dana White, who usually announces other news during the conference. Check it out! The Best Training Room You’ll Probably Ever See...