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Nov 11, 2016 8:11 am

Alan Jouban offers to step in and fight Donald Cerrone

Friday morning the MMA community learned that Kelvin Gastelum had missed weight, and his UFC 205 fight with Donald Cerrone was subsequently cancelled as a result of him being unable to make weight. While Cerrone weighed-in at 170 pounds, Gastelum never stepped on the scale for the fight, withdrawing from the fight before ever attempting...

Nov 11, 2016 6:51 am

Thiago Alves Misses Weight for Planned Lightweight Debut

Former UFC title challenger Thiago Alves has spent the last few years realizing hot-and-cold success at welterweight. After a savage, 2015 TKO loss to Carlos Condit, the dangerous Brazilian striker opted to head south in search of greener pastures at lightweight. Originally, Alves’ planned lightweight debut was expected to pit him against New York’s Al...

Nov 11, 2016 6:12 am

VIDEO | ONE Championship Fighter Breaks Ankle, Keeps Fighting – NSFW!

As an inherently violent sport, MMA occasionally produces the kind of freak injuries that leave our stomachs in knots. In 2004,  for example, we watched a Frank Mir armbar snap Tim Sylvia’s forearm like a matchstick. In 2011, meanwhile, we saw Frank Mir dole out another gruesome arm injury, this time twisting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s arm...

Nov 10, 2016 5:06 pm

EXCLUSIVE | UFC middleweight Yoel Romero has nothing but love for Conor McGregor

UFC 205 takes place this Saturday on November 12 with an absolutely stacked card. UFC middleweight Yoel Romero is set to take on former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman on the main pay-per-view card in what could determine the next contender to challenge UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping for his belt. With the crucial middleweight...

Nov 10, 2016 2:48 pm

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley cam of McGregor-Alvarez altercation

How you act when u know somebody gone break it up! @thenotoriousmma @ealvarezfight #ufc #ufcpresser #ufc205 #ufc205 A video posted by Tyron Woodley (@twooodley) on Nov 10, 2016 at 1:27pm PST During the UFC 205 press conference, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor caught some criticism for walking into the event late. By the time McGregor...

Nov 10, 2016 1:21 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor tries to launch a chair at Eddie Alvarez during UFC 205 press conference

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor nearly got into another press conference object-throwing war today during the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference. Back at UFC 202’s pre-fight press conference, “The Notorious” and Nate Diaz got into a crazy war throwing various objects including water bottles, energy drink cans, and a cup of coffee. McGregor showed up...

Nov 10, 2016 12:50 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor shows up late to UFC 205 press conference: ‘Sorry I’m late, I just don’t give a f–k!’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor simply does not care about being on time for his press conferences. The UFC superstar showed up notoriously late to the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference and danced on stage and shouted in the mic, “Sorry I’m late, I just don’t give a f–k!” Enter @TheNotoriousMMA…#UFC205#UFCNYC https://t.co/w873CNyBj0 — #UFC205 (@ufc)...

Nov 10, 2016 11:46 am

Michael Bisping predicts Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

This Saturday in New York, the UFC will host it’s inaugural event in The Empire State. The card is certainly a historic one, which is stacked from top to bottom with marquee fights. The main event scrap between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has certainly drawn the interest of...

Nov 10, 2016 9:13 am

Diego Sanchez reflects on UFC Mexico win this past weekend

This past weekend in Mexico, UFC veteran Diego Sanchez returned to the win column as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Marcin Held. The win was a pretty impressive one for Sanchez, who managed to leave fight fans in awe when he used the Octagon walls to aid him in escaping a standing...

Nov 10, 2016 8:40 am

Stipe Miocic weighs-in on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match

Prior to Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 back in August, there were talks of the featherweight superstar potentially making the jump to pro boxing to compete with boxing icon Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match. While both sides verbally agreed on the fight, with talks going as far as...

Nov 10, 2016 8:16 am

Eddie Alvarez promises to silence Ireland with UFC 205 performance

While Conor McGregor boasts an impressive 20-3 professional record that has seen him go 8-1 throughout the course of his three year stint with the UFC, he faces arguably the toughest test of his mixed martial arts career this Saturday when he steps into the Octagon against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in the main...

Nov 10, 2016 7:51 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor swarmed by fans on way to UFC 205 media day

UFC featherweight superstar Conor McGregor is undoubtably one of the most recognizable figures in professional sports today. With McGregor’s stock at an all-time high ahead of his UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez this Saturday in New York, where he will look to become the first simultaneous two-division UFC champion, Rolls Royce has decided to...

Nov 10, 2016 7:27 am

Michael Johnson looking to play spoiler to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s plans

With just days to go until UFC 205, the UFC’s historical inaugural event in New York, which will be hosted at the Madison Square Garden, the anticipation among fans for the card is at an all-time high. While the card will play host to three title fights, fans have continued to talk about the preliminary...

Nov 10, 2016 7:10 am

Conor McGregor divulges info on training camp prep for Eddie Alvarez

This Saturday in New York, UFC featherweight superstar Conor McGregor will have the opportunity to make UFC history as he aims to defeat lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and become the first ever simultaneous two-division UFC champion. Ahead of the fight however, despite his dominance inside the Octagon, McGregor’s endurance and heart was questioned by Alvarez,...

Nov 10, 2016 6:55 am

Chris Weidman says UFC 205 win guarantees him middleweight title shot

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is gearing up for his UFC 205 scrap with Yoel Romero this Saturday in New York, in a fight which many expected to determine the next UFC middleweight #1 contender. For Weidman, he will be looking to not only return to the win column after losing his middleweight championship...

Nov 10, 2016 6:35 am

Eddie Alvarez goes off on “scrawny, skinny Irishman” Conor McGregor

While it will be just over 48 hours until UFC featherweight superstar Conor Mcgregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez step into the Octagon to square off in a highly anticipated lightweight title fight, the trash talk between the pair is at an all-time high. Wednesday afternoon following the UFC 205 open-workouts, Mystic Mac gave...

Nov 9, 2016 6:49 pm

Jon Jones takes humorous approach to suspension with crying Michael Jordan profile picture

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones did not get the exact result that was hoping for in his arbitration hearing for his Anti-Doping Policy violation sanction. In October, Jones was the first UFC fighter to go to arbitration over the sanction of his U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) violation that stemmed from an out-of-competition sample...

Nov 9, 2016 3:43 pm

Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy rescheduled

After unfortunate news surfaced this week that UFC 205 has lost a highly anticipated middleweight showdown between Rashad Evans & Tim Kennedy, fight fans will be pleased to hear that the fight has been rescheduled. Earlier this week when it was announced that Evans had pulled out of the fight, it was not immediately revealed...

Nov 9, 2016 3:22 pm

Donald Cerrone foresees ‘revolution’ with potential Fighter’s Union

Top ranked UFC lightweight and welterweight Donald Cerrone is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, even if he speaks an unpopular opinion. During a recent UFC media luncheon, Cerrone spoke about the possibility of a fighter’s union, saying: “I’ll gladly put my head on the chopping block and say I’ll be the...

Nov 9, 2016 12:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 98 Viewership Ratings Peaked During Alexa Grasso Fight

Last Saturday, the UFC returned to Mexico City, Mexico, with UFC Fight Night 98. The highlight of the Octagon’s Mexican return was undoubtedly the main event, which saw streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson take a decision from former champion Rafael Dos Anjos in an action-packed, five-round battle. Other highlights of the card included a nice...

Nov 9, 2016 11:54 am

Conor McGregor: Saturday night I will be immortal

While UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is certainly one of the most dominant fighters in the UFC, boasting an impressive 75% finishing rate inside the Octagon, he will be facing an MMA veteran in the form of lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez on Saturday night when he steps into the Octagon in hopes of making UFC...