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Jul 22, 2015 6:28 am

UFC Fight Night 74 set with 12 bouts!

The lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Saskatoon! The card, which will air on FOX Sports 1, includes a total of 12 bouts and is headlined by a key featherweight fight featuring surging contenders Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira. Max Holloway (13-3 MMA) is currently riding a six-fight win...

Jul 21, 2015 5:36 pm

Longtime Cutman ‘Stitch’ Duran Fired From The UFC

Here’s a piece of sad news from the MMA world. UFC staple and veteran cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran has been let go by the promotion and will no longer work events for them. Duran broke the news on his Twitter account: @daej81 You will be the first to know that the UFC just let me...

Jul 18, 2015 8:05 am

Cyborg: ‘I.V. Ban Dangerous, Bad News For Ronda Rousey Fight At 135’

“When you don’t have water in your brain, I think it’s dangerous. And after your career who will take care of you? You don’t know who will take care of you. Nobody. It’s dangerous. This has to be healthy. Everybody has to fight, but staying with your family is more important than fighting.” BJPENN.COM’s Layzie...

Jul 16, 2015 4:16 pm

Mike “Quick” Swick Announces His Retirement After UFC 189 Loss

After over ten years of fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Mike “Quick” Swick has chosen to retire. Swick was one of the many UFC main-stays that took part in the first season of “The Ultimate Fighter”. While he was bested by the likes of Stephan Bonnar and Forrest Griffin in the competition, he spent...

Jul 15, 2015 6:06 am

UFC Fighters React To Fedor’s Return

Yesterday reports surfaced that MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko will be coming out of retirement to fight inside the cage again. The heavyweight released a statement confirming his desire to step back into competition and understandably the MMA world went nuts. Check out how these MMA fighters reacted to the surprising news!   I leave my...

Jul 14, 2015 8:58 am

REPORT! Joseph Benavidez Vs. Henry Cejudo Planned For UFC 191

  Looks like UFC flyweight title challenger Joseph Benavidez will be taking on Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo in September at UFC 191. According to MMASucka, the fight has been booked, although no one from the UFC or the fighters themselves have confirmed the news. Benavidez is riding a three fight win streak and Cejudo...

Jul 14, 2015 12:56 am

Irish Superstar! Conor McGregor Dominates Headlines Following UFC 189

Conor McGregor, now UFC interim featherweight champion, answered a lot of questions when he defeated Team Alpha Males’ Chad Mendes in the second round of their UFC 189 scrap. After being taken down and beat up on the ground, McGregor got to his feet at the end of the second and dropped Mendes with a...

Jul 13, 2015 4:24 pm

UFC 189 Medical Suspensions: Rory MacDonald Served 6 Month Layoff

“UFC 189” could easily go down as the greatest event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history. Conor McGregor became the new king of the featherweight division while an injured Jose Aldo watched from the sidelines and the co main-event was a contender for “Fight of the Year”. Unfortunately, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald will pay the...

Jul 10, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC 200 Announced For 2016, Location And Date Set

UFC’s International Fight Week is going down in Las Vegas right now, but it looks like the UFC has already made plans for next year and just announced that UFC 200 will be the major event taking place at International Fight Week 2016. They already have a date and venue set for the card, which...

Jul 10, 2015 7:33 am

Rory MacDonald Signs With Reebok Ahead Of UFC 189

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald is the latest fighter to reach an individual sponsorship deal with Reebok. UFC officials released the news yesterday and said the deal takes effect for MacDonald’s title shot this Saturday at UFC 189, against Robbie Lawler. MacDonald also shared the news via Twitter, saying that he was excited and looked forward...

Jul 9, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Releases Statement On Travis Browne Allegations

Earlier today, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne was accused of domestic abuse when his ex-girlfreind posted a picture on Instagram showing bruises that covered her body. She also said in a comment on the post that it was Browne who she was referring to. Later, at the UFC 189 press conference, the UFC’s Dave Sholler read...

Jul 7, 2015 7:53 am

Released UFC Fighter Could Not Be Happier

Now former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo, isn’t exactly broken hearted that he was recently released from the promotion, in fact, he couldn’t be happier. Jimmo took to Twitter to comment on being released, along with 13 other fighters. Jimmo explained that he was contacted personally with the news and that he is extremely happy to...

Jul 6, 2015 1:02 pm

UFC Releases Statement on Melendez’s Failed Drug Test

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez will serve a one year suspension for failing his UFC 188 post fight drug test. Ultimate Fighting Championship released the following statement on the matter: Following his bout at UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13, UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites. The UFC...

Jul 5, 2015 7:57 am

UFC Reveals Their Fighter of the Year for 2015… So Far

Several fighters have had a monumental 2015 despite only being six months into the year. With June in the books, Ultimate Fighting Championship have released their unofficial half year awards and it may feature some unexpected names. Joanna Jedrzejczyk topped second-ranked Donald Cerrone in the fighter of the year category and with good reason; She...

Jul 2, 2015 4:29 am

UFC 189: ‘McGregor vs. Mendes’ Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

‘On Episode 1 of UFC 189 Embedded, the sport’s biggest stars converge in New York City, including featherweight contender Conor McGregor, welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and his opponent Rory MacDonald. After two days of UFC Fight Kit photo shoots, the sport’s champions, executives and media turn out for a massive Reebok launch. And there’s more...

Jul 1, 2015 7:53 am

PEDS BE GONE! CSAC Surprise Testing All Upcoming UFC Fighters

  The California State Athletic Commission is taking the bull by the horns and really going after PED users. They have recently tested the full UFC 184 card with blood test and suspended two Bellator fighters, Mike Richman for two years and former champ Alexander Shlemenko for three. They are really going after it, regardless...

Jun 30, 2015 7:25 pm

UFC Fighters React To Jose Aldo Pulling Out Of UFC 189

UFC president Dana White appeared on ESPN’s Sportscenter with featherweight Conor McGregor to announce that the champion Jose Aldo has officially pulled out of the fight at UFC 189 and that Chad Mendes will now fight McGregor for the interim title. Of course, the MMA world blew up with responses and reactions to the news,...

Jun 29, 2015 12:56 pm

UFC Fight Night 70 Salaries: Machida earns top payday!

Despite suffering a third-round knockout loss to Yoel Romero, former UFC champion Lyoto Machida still received the top payout at this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 70 event earning $200,000 for his efforts. Here is a list of all the UFC Fight Night 70 salaries, which were obtained by MMAJunkie: Yoel Romero: $66,000 (includes $33,000...

Jun 26, 2015 4:44 pm

UFC’s Lorenzo Fertitta Releases Statement On Failed MMA Bill

Well, another year and MMA is still illegal in New York. There was a lot of steam and positive feelings built up and ultimately it was the same old same old. The MMA bill did not get passed. Obviously everyone pulling for it is disappointed, including UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. We heard from...

Jun 26, 2015 4:42 pm

Injury Scare Changes Betting Odds For UFC 189, McGregor Now Favorite

  Bookies around the country have changed their tune since news broke that Jose Aldo suffered a bruised rib while preparing for his title defense. When the odds for UFC 189 were first revealed, it was business as usual when the champion was labeled as the favorite. While the odds were still close, McGregor was...