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Sep 27, 2016 12:29 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov feels “used’ by UFC after announcement of UFC 205 main event

Leading up to the announcement that Conor McGregor & Eddie Alvarez would be fighting in the main event of UFC 205 for the UFC lightweight championship, it appeared as though Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is ranked at #1 on the UFC’s official rankings, would be getting the fight with Alvarez. While initial reports indicated that the...

Sep 27, 2016 11:06 am

Dana White explains fighter pay, who makes the majority of the revenue and why

Let’s face it. Just about every person out there can make an argument for why they should be getting paid more for their job. However, when you look at it from a UFC fighter’s perspective, they are in a pretty unique situation. As Nate Diaz pointed out, MMA fighters are the entertainment not just for...

Sep 27, 2016 10:34 am

Opening betting odds for Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

UFC 205 now officially has a main event. As we learned earlier this week, the historic card will now be headlined by a lightweight title fight between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the fight headlining what many consider to be the biggest UFC card of all...

Sep 27, 2016 9:56 am

Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor fighting Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205

While UFC President Dana White was adamant about UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor defending his featherweight title after his UFC 202 scrap with Nate Diaz, it was revealed earlier this week that McGregor’s next fight would be a lightweight tilt for Eddie Alvarez’ lightweight championship in the main event of UFC 205. In addition to...

Sep 27, 2016 8:29 am

Tyron Woodley on Fight Pass faux paux: ” Yes, I was knocked out, everyone saw that.”

“Last week, the UFC’s Fight Pass Twitter page made an egregious faux paux when they tweeted a link celebrating Nate Marquart’s 2012 knockout of Tyron Woodley for the vacant Strikeforce welterweight belt before the promotion was folded into the UFC. The tweet came on the heels of an announcement of a fight between Marquardt and...

Sep 27, 2016 8:24 am

UFC 205 Fight Card and Rumors

UFC 205, which is scheduled for November 12 in New York City, is drawing closer by the day. As it does, it continues to evolve into one of the best UFC cards of all time. The biggest fight on the card, unsurprisingly, is its newly announced main event, which will see Eddie Alvarez defend his...

Sep 27, 2016 8:10 am

Photo | Conor McGregor looking noticeably slim ahead of lightweight debut

Monday evening, news broke that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be making a quick turnaround and returning to the Octagon at UFC 205, the UFC’s historic event at the Madison Square Garden. In addition to headlining arguably the biggest card in UFC history, McGregor faces the opportunity to become the first man to simultaneously...

Sep 27, 2016 6:10 am

It’s Official! Chris Weidman Will Fight at UFC 205 in New York

UFC 205, which will mark the UFC’s long-awaited debut in New York City, New York, is finally starting to take shape. Last week, the card grew with the addition of several dynamite match ups, including a strawweight title fight between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz, a women’s bantamweight bout between recent champ Miesha Tate and Raquel...

Sep 26, 2016 7:38 pm

BREAKING! Conor McGregor will return at UFC 205 in New York

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will return to the octagon at November’s highly anticipated UFC 205 event in New York, where he will square off with current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for the promotions lightweight title. MMA Insider @TalkMMA (Dizz) just broke the news. #BREAKING – per my source: Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor is official...

Sep 26, 2016 7:30 pm

UFC Fight Night 97 lineup set, Ricardo Lamas vs. BJ Penn headlining main event

UFC Fight Night 97 returns to the Phillippines on October 15. Our namesake, BJ Penn makes his return to the Octagon for the first time since July 2014 as he takes on #4 UFC ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas in the main event of the evening. Penn is looking to make a big statement against the...

Sep 26, 2016 4:57 pm

Cris Cyborg walked into Octagon against Lina Lansberg weighing 170 pounds?

Cris Cyborg’s journey on her dreadful weight cut to make the agreed catchweight of 140 pounds may have gotten more attention that her actual fight against Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night 95 over the weekend. With less than a week out from their fight, Cyborg stated on The MMA Hour that she was weighing...

Sep 26, 2016 12:53 pm

USADA and UFC announce changes to Anti-Doping Policy arbitration rules

The UFC partnered with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in July 2015 in an effort to clean up the sport of mixed martial arts and put all fighters at a level playing field. The out-of-competition testing program has cost the UFC millions of dollars to implement and run to deter any competitors from gaining an...

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 2:32 pm

UFC Fight Night 100: Gustafsson vs. Nogueira adds six more bouts

UFC Fight Night 100 will take place November 19 live from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event is headlined by a key light heavyweight tilt between former title challenger Alexander Gustafsson and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. In addition to the main event, which was made official yesterday evening in Brazil, the UFC announced...

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...