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Aug 27, 2016 7:24 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov blasts Eddie Alvarez on Twitter

Since Eddie Alvarez knocked out Rafael dos Anjos to claim the UFC lightweight championship last month, #1 ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has continuously called him out. Nurmagomedov has taken to Twitter on several occasions, and even sent verbal shots Alvarez’ way in various interviews. Earlier this month, the UFC opted to book Rafael dos...

Aug 26, 2016 2:20 pm

Carlos Condit confident he can avenge loss to Tyron Woodley

It didn’t take newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley long to begin calling out fighters for his first potential title defense. Woodley shut down welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson on the post-fight show, where Woodley also called out Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz. With that being said, welterweight veteran Carlos Condit, who makes his...

Aug 26, 2016 2:01 pm

Georges St-Pierre says Nick Diaz rematch is “very possible”

This week, rumors of a Georges St-Pierre return to the Octagon picked up more steam as the former welterweight kingpin revealed that he is mentally ready to return to the Octagon. To add to the speculation following GSP’s interview, rumors surfaced that GSP had reportedly signed to fight Nick Diaz once again, this time at...

Aug 26, 2016 11:21 am

Luke Rockhold dating famed pop star singer Demi Lovato

It’s no secret that former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has a lot of female fans. The former champ is making headlines in a lot of the major Hollywood media outlets but not for any recent fight related news. Instead, Hollywood is buzzing on his dating life. According to TMZ, Rockhold is dating pop star...

Aug 25, 2016 6:06 pm

Georges St-Pierre: “I’m ready to go”

While it seems as though reports of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre returning to the Octagon are always surfacing, ‘Rush’ has yet to officially return to the Octagon. After Tyron Woodley defeated Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 to claim the UFC welterweight championship, he immediately called for a fight with St-Pierre, who seemed extremely...

Aug 25, 2016 3:56 pm

Brad Pickett fractures spine, will fight at UFC 204 regardless

After Mike Tyson’s KO victory over Clifford Etienne in 2003, ‘Iron Mike’ infamously stated that he broke his back during training. Brad Pickett could be delivering a very similar interview after UFC 204, where he’s scheduled to fight Iuri Alcântara in Manchester, England. Pickett, who was initially slated to fight at ‘UFC Hamburg’ on September...

Aug 25, 2016 3:21 pm

Donald Cerrone signs new UFC contract

This past Saturday, UFC veteran Donald Cerrone stepped into the Octagon to fight welterweight Rick Story in what was the final fight of his UFC contract. After putting on arguably the best performance of his career, Cerrone stated that he planned on re-signing with the promotion. Now, news has surfaced via MMAJunkie that Cerrone has...

Aug 25, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | CM Punk taps out to rear-naked choke

pic.twitter.com/LH0Nl5U2nr — Jessica Hudnall (@LegKickTKO) August 25, 2016 Former WWE superstar CM Punk is just a little over two weeks away from making not just his UFC debut, but professional mixed martial arts debut. The 37-year-old former professional wrestler whose real name is Phil Brooks will face 2-0 Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in Cleveland,...

Aug 25, 2016 10:49 am

‘I think that the UFC wants their bloody cash cow back’

Both Jon Jones and UFC President Dana White seem to think that Jones’ Anti-Doping Policy violation situation will end up being much less severe than anticipated. Fellow UFC light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa spoke with FloCombat about the recent change in their attitudes regarding Jones’ situation. “I’m not sure about this Jon Jones business,” Manuwa said....

Aug 25, 2016 10:20 am

John Kavanagh gives timeline for Conor McGregor’s retirement

Several months ago, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shocked the world as he announced his retirement from MMA. McGregor was subsequently pulled from UFC 200, for ultimately refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event. After a brief period of silence, McGregor announced that he wasn’t retiring from MMA. On the heels of McGregor’s...

Aug 25, 2016 9:11 am

Canelo Alvarez fires back at Conor McGregor for recent comments

Prior to UFC 202, boxing champion Canelo Alvarez revealed in a video interview that he was predicting Nate Diaz would once again emerge victorious over Conor McGregor. That didn’t sit too well with Conor McGregor, who indirectly fired back at Alvarez, saying that Alvarez was “cherry picking” his opponents, while he continued to seek out...

Aug 25, 2016 1:06 am

Conor McGregor’s sister posts classic childhood photo of ‘The Notorious’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is known for his brash and tough attitude. “The Notorious” hasn’t always been a superstar MMA fighter. Here’s a blast from the past as Conor’s sister Erin posted a photo of the McGregor clan from way back in the day and had the following caption: “Just the 3 of us...

Aug 24, 2016 11:53 am

Jon Jones & Brock Lesnar potentially face reduced suspensions from USADA

With just 48 hours to go until UFC 200, Jon Jones was pulled from the card for failing a random, out-of-competition drug test back in June. Jones has maintained his innocence throughout the entire process of appealing his failed drug test, with USADA looking into the possibility of a contaminated substance being the reason for...

Aug 24, 2016 9:47 am

Rory MacDonald officially becomes Bellator MMA fighter

Wednesday morning, news surfaced that the UFC had removed Rory MacDonald from their official welterweight rankings. This led to much speculation regarding MacDonald signing with Bellator MMA, given that Bellator MMA President Scott Coker stated recently that negotiations with MacDonald were going well. Now, FrontRowBrian has confirmed in addition to FloCombat, revealing that the UFC...

Aug 24, 2016 9:23 am

Rating report! UFC 202 numbers are in

This past weekend the MMA world tuned in as Conor McGregor looked to avenge his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz back in March. McGregor and Diaz went to war over the course of 5 rounds, winning over the hearts of MMA fans as they put on what some consider to be the greatest fight...

Aug 24, 2016 2:09 am

Yair Rodriquez got stuck in a ‘Survivor type’ experience while exploring Mexico

Rising UFC star Yair Rodriquez turned a lot of heads and gained a lot more new fans after his exciting bout with Alex Caceres at UFC Fight Night 92 earlier this month. Following the ninja-like fight, Rodriguez took off with a film crew to work on his documentary, “El Pantera” and visited the Taramuhara mountains...

Aug 23, 2016 8:19 pm

EXCLUSIVE | The man who helped save BJ Penn’s career, Dr. Pete Goldman

While MMA fans are certainly familiar with the legendary career of our very own BJ Penn, many MMA fans may not be familiar with the man who helped save Penn’s career following his UFC 46 win over Matt Hughes which saw him capture the welterweight championship. Unfortunately, Penn was experiencing severe neck pain throughout the...

Aug 23, 2016 12:07 pm

Daniel Cormier shuts down talk of Anthony Johnson vs. Jon Jones fight

This past weekend at UFC 202, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson left MMA fans in awe as he picked up a spectacular one-punch knockout win over #2 ranked Glover Teixeira in just 13 seconds. Following the win, Johnson and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier both verbally agreed to a fight. Despite that, UFC President Dana White...

Aug 23, 2016 11:49 am

Cody Garbrandt opens up on backstage incident with Dominick Cruz

Cody Garbrandt was in the final stages of preparing for his UFC 202 fight with Takeya Mizugaki when he decided to approach Dominick Cruz backstage during fight week to talk some trash. The pair’s rivalry has been a very public one, which reached new heights when Cruz defeated Garbrandt’s training partner and mentor, Urijah Faber,...

Aug 23, 2016 9:30 am

Dana White considering Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson title eliminator

Earlier this month, UFC President Dana White revealed that things have been going well for pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones in regards to his USADA case. Jones followed up White’s comments with a video of his own, in which he informed fans that he hopes to be in the Octagon once again very soon....

Aug 23, 2016 9:15 am

Andre Pederneiras: Conor McGregor isn’t confident for Jose Aldo rematch

At the end of 2015, Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon for what many believed to be the toughest test of his mixed martial arts career. Opposite McGregor was undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, who had yet to taste defeat inside the Octagon as he reigned as the 145 pound kingpin. McGregor made short...

Aug 22, 2016 7:37 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s exclusive footage backstage after UFC 202 war with Nate Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got his revenge over Nate Diaz at UFC 202. McGregor was on crutches as he walked backstage after hurting his leg kicking Diaz during their fight. While McGregor says that no serious injuries were sustained in the fight with Diaz, he is facing a six-month medical suspension if not cleared...

Aug 22, 2016 4:48 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor still limping a day after UFC 202 fight with Nate Diaz

Despite being banged up after the epic five-round war with Nate Diaz at UFC 202, “The Notorious” Conor McGregor was out and about in Las Vegas on Sunday to host a pool party. We are proud to welcome the notorious champion, #ConorMcGregor! #UFC202 A photo posted by Encore Beach Club Las Vegas (@encorebeachclub) on Aug...