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Apr 12, 2017 10:37 am

Charles Oliveira suspended by NYSAC

In a shocking move, Charles Oliveira has been suspended by the New York State Athletic Commission for his celebration following his first round submission win over Will Brooks. After winning the fight, Oliveira celebrated as many fighters do, by jumping the cage. That didn’t sit too well with the New York State Athletic Commission, who...

Apr 12, 2017 9:47 am

Daniel Cormier once again defends holding towel at weigh-ins

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier stirred up quite a bit of controversy on Friday at the UFC 210 early weigh-ins prior to his UFC 210 showdown with Anthony Johnson on Saturday evening. Cormier missed weight on his first attempt, weighing in at 206.2 pounds; 1.2 pounds over the light heavyweight title fight limit of...

Apr 12, 2017 8:47 am

Dana White gives update on Ronda Rousey’s future

On December 30th, 2016, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returned to the Octagon for a very highly anticipated return over a year following her devastating loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193, which saw her lose the women’s bantamweight title. When Rousey returned to the Octagon she did so against reigning champion, Amanda...

Apr 12, 2017 6:53 am

VIDEO | Gracie Breakdown: United Airlines Edition

UNITED DRAG DEFENSES!!!6 techniques for EVERY traveler taught by Rener Gracie and Ryron Gracie! www.GracieUniversity.com – First 5 online Gracie Jiu-jitsu lessons free for 7 days only! Posted by Gracie Breakdown on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about United Airlines’ recent public relations nightmare. It began when...

Apr 11, 2017 7:14 pm

Anderson Silva turns down offer to fight Yoel Romero

Anderson Silva turns down offer to fight Yoel Romero During today’s UFC 212 press conference in Brazil, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva told reporters that he had two potential opponents in mind for the June 3 pay-per-view event. “The Spider” indicated that he was interested in a rematch with former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz,...

Apr 11, 2017 2:19 pm

Demetrious Johnson responds to Cody Garbrandt’s challenge

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is rapidly approaching Anderson Silva’s UFC record for most title defenses in UFC history. Johnson is currently set to fight Wilson Reis in a highly anticipated showdown this weekend, where he will move one step closer to breaking Silva’s record. With a win, Johnson will tie Silva’s record, however the...

Apr 11, 2017 1:22 pm

Tyron Woodley targets July return, has two opponents in mind

Tyron Woodley targets July return, has two opponents in mind UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley scored a majority decision victory over Stephen Thompson at last month’s UFC 209 event in Las Vegas, thus retaining his 170-pound strap. “The Chosen One” took some time out of his busy schedule today to appear on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire...

Apr 11, 2017 1:05 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson thinks it might be time for Nate Diaz to retire

If things had gone Tony Ferguson’s way, he would have fought – and with a little luck, defeated – Khabib Nurmagomedov to win the UFC interim lightweight title at March’s UFC 209. Regrettably, Nurmagomedov was forced out of this contest on the eve of battle, and Ferguson was deprived of his shot at interim gold....

Apr 11, 2017 12:47 pm

Holly Holm targeted to return in June against former title challenger

There has been speculation for quite some time regarding when former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm would be returning to the Octagon following her UFC 208 unanimous decision loss to Germaine De Randamie in a failed bid for the inaugural featherweight title. This week, MMAFighting confirmed reports that Holm is being targeted to return...

Apr 11, 2017 11:43 am

VIDEO | See Conor McGregor’s many cars, and learn how much they’re worth

The Cars of Conor McGregor What are you gonna do about Conor McGregor's cars? You'll do nuttin! More: news.carkeys.co.uk/McGregor-Cars Posted by Car Keys on Monday, April 10, 2017 While you can debate where he should be positioned on the MMA pound-for-pound list, you cannot debate Conor McGregor‘s status as the most financially successful fighter in...

Apr 11, 2017 11:13 am

Anthony Johnson’s coach explains being MIA after Daniel Cormier fight

In the main event of UFC 210 this past weekend, UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson stepped into the Octagon with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch two years in the making. When the fight started, many expected Johnson to look to score one of his signature highlight reel knockouts, however...

Apr 11, 2017 10:58 am

VIDEO | That time Michelle Waterson strutted her stuff in a bikini competition

Michelle Waterson will be looking to pick up her third straight win in the UFC this weekend as she takes on Rose Namajunas in the co-main event of the UFC on FOX 24 card taking place in Kansas City, Missouri. Waterson has shown her talents in the Octagon but is nicknamed “The Karate Hottie” for...

Apr 11, 2017 10:06 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre explains how he has benefited from his time off

After months of conflicting rumors and reports, and a very public contract dispute with the UFC, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is now pencilled in for a return to the Octagon. Though we don’t yet know when or where this St-Pierre comeback will go down, we know it will occur in the unfamiliar ranks...

Apr 11, 2017 9:18 am

VIDEO | Stephen Thompson scores incredible knockout in kickboxing match

https://www.facebook.com/SoaTheHulk/videos/1308152085887395/ It’s no secret that UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson possesses some of the best striking in the entire UFC given his Karate background. Thompson won numerous International Kickboxing Federation (IKR) championships in the early 2000s. In addition, Thompson never lost a match, going a perfect 37-0 throughout the course of his kickboxing career. When Thompson...

Apr 11, 2017 9:02 am

Bellator boss Scott Coker gives statement on possible free agency of Cris “Cyborg” Justino

Yesterday afternoon, in a statement to BJPenn.com, UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino discussed her current inactivity, her hopes for a UFC 214 fight with reigning featherweight champ Germaine de Randamie, and her intention to fight out her current UFC contract and ‘re-evaluate the situation.’ “If [Germaine de Randamie] is not healthy enough to fight...

Apr 11, 2017 5:49 am

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou drills wrestling, takes coach for a ride with massive takedown

take down training #thepredator #Reebokfr #BeMoreHuman #mmafactory A post shared by Francis Ngannou (@francisngannou) on Dec 24, 2016 at 7:00am PST The UFC heavyweight division is always hurting for fresh, young talent. This is precisely why it’s been such a pleasure watching hulking, 6’4 Cameroonian-Frenchman Francis Ngannou rise through the division’s ranks. He is far...

Apr 10, 2017 8:07 pm

Dana White fires back at Gegard Mousasi for pay complaints

Dana White fires back at Gegard Mousasi for pay complaints Former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi extended his current win streak to five in a row by earning a second-round TKO victory over former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at this past weekend’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo New York. Gegard, who is now a free...

Apr 10, 2017 6:59 pm

Anthony Johnson says one heavyweight fight could bring him back to the octagon

Anthony Johnson says one heavyweight fight could bring him back to the octagon Following his UFC 210 title fight loss to Daniel Cormier this past Saturday in Buffalo, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson shocked the mixed martial arts world by announcing his retirement from the sport (watch that here). “Rumble” said the following in UFC 210 post-fight...

Apr 10, 2017 5:44 pm

Herb Dean gives his expert opinion on the Gegard Mousasi vs. Chris Weidman stoppage

Herb Dean gives his expert opinion on the Gegard Mousasi vs. Chris Weidman stoppage Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi scored a controversial second-round TKO victory over former division champion Chris Weidman at this past weekend’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York. Mousasi caught Weidman with a pair of knees following the midway point...

Apr 10, 2017 1:36 pm

Coach claims Anthony Johnson’s post-MMA career ‘has to do with football’

Coach claims Anthony Johnson’s post-MMA career ‘has to do with football’ Anthony “Rumble” Johnson shocked fans by announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts following his second-round submission loss to Daniel Cormier at this past weekend’s UFC 210 pay-per-view event in Buffalo, New York. Johnson stated the following in his post-fight interview...

Apr 10, 2017 1:23 pm

Anthony Johnson defends coach Henri Hooft from Internet trolls

Following Anthony Johnson’s performance against Daniel Cormier in the UFC light heavyweight title rematch at UFC 210, “Rumble” announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. With going in with a strange game plan and not listening to his coaches in the opening round, many fans including Johnson’s own corner were scratching their...

Apr 10, 2017 12:01 pm

Jon Jones recommends taking sex pills because they’re ‘f**king great’ and ‘awesome’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently sitting on the sidelines with his one-year suspension for testing positive for banned substances. Jones tested positive for the banned substances clomiphene and letrozole and was notified days before his scheduled UFC 200 title unification bout against champion Daniel Cormier. Jones claimed that the positive test for...

Apr 10, 2017 9:44 am

Joe Rogan gets ‘drunk on a plane,’ reminisces on good times with Mike Goldberg

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan has had plenty of company at the broadcast booth during his last few assignments, as he has been accompanied by some combination of Jon Anik, Dominick Cruz, and Daniel Cormier. Until the beginning of this year, however, Rogan generally only shared the broadcast desk with one man: Mike Goldberg. Goldberg,...

Apr 10, 2017 9:14 am

Daniel Cormier trashes Jon Jones’ brother, makes fun of his size

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier defended his strap with a second-round submission win over Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Shortly thereafter, the champ took the opportunity to engage in brief verbal battles with two of the light heavyweight division’s top contenders: streaking British striker Jimi Manuwa, and...