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Dec 24, 2015 10:09 am

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos flexes on Monster Energy

It could be an attempt to try and pick up the partner energy drink of the UFC as a sponsor, or a simple way to show them who is boss. UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos took it Monster Energy by directing a tweet to the company and the company’s “Combat Sports Manager” Hans Molenkamp....

Dec 21, 2015 9:21 am

UFC Fight Night 81 full card nearly finalized

All but one fight is finalized for the UFC Fight Night 81 card featuring the bantamweight championship fight between champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Dominick Cruz. Other big bouts on the card feature former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis versus former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez as well as an exciting heavyweight match between...

Dec 18, 2015 10:56 am

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down Dos Anjos vs. Cerrone

This Saturday, Rafael Dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone will have their highly anticipated rematch, only this time it will be for the UFC lightweight title. Ahead of the bout, UFC commentator Joe Rogan broke down the bout in a video, which you can see above! While Cerrone has ben on a tear since his loss...

Dec 18, 2015 8:59 am

Dos Anjos “way more” motivated for Cerrone fight

Rafael Dos Anjos is set to defend his UFC lightweight championship tomorrow night in Orlando Florida against Donald Cerrone, who he defeated back in 2013. While both fighters have certainly been on tears since they last fought each other, Rafael Dos Anjos says he is way more motivated for his 2nd fight against Cerrone than...

Dec 17, 2015 9:09 am

Dos Anjos too focused on Cerrone to worry about McGregor

This Saturday Rafael Dos Anjos will look to make his first successful lightweight title defense since taking the belt from Anthony Pettis back at UFC 185 in March. Dos Anjos will face Donald Cerrone, who he defeated via decision back in 2013. Since then ‘Cowboy’ has gone on an iconic 8-fight win streak. With Conor...

Dec 12, 2015 12:35 pm

Nate Diaz 2015 Highlights Video: Johnson vs Diaz FOX 17

It’s been one year and 24 hours since Nate Diaz has stepped into the UFC octagon. ┬áThe younger Diaz will be looking to get back into the mix in the stacked lightweight division, regardless if it’s a main event or a three rounder Diaz is as game as they come. Diaz has dropped 3 of...

Nov 16, 2015 2:43 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Ronda Rousey Drops out of Top 10 P4P

“UFC 193” has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated! Some major changes were made as big names made major drops and a familiar face pops back up in the light heavyweight division. Ronda Rousey’s devastating loss to now-champion Holly Holm may not have caused a major drop for her in...

Oct 25, 2015 9:43 am

WATCH! “Cowboy” Cerrone is looking scary-good before UFC title fight

A video posted by Donald Cerrone (@cowboycerrone) on Oct 24, 2015 at 4:33pm PDT Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has one of the biggest fights of his career approaching and he is training with some of the best to get him ready for it! Cerrone will be stepping into the octagon with UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos...

Oct 20, 2015 8:30 am

CM Punk goes off on critics: “Don’t pay attention to me”

Since announcing earlier this year that he would make his MMA debut under the UFC banner, CM Punk has been on the receiving end of some pretty harsh criticism. Some believe that the move is simply a publicity stunt, while others believe CM Punk is in for a rude awakening, despite the fact that he...

Oct 18, 2015 1:56 pm

“Showtime” denies he is helping Cerrone train for dos Anjos title fight

Rafael dos Anjos has a giant target on his back now that he has the UFC Lightweight Championship slung over his shoulder. The Brazilian defeated Anthony “Showtime” Pettis for the strap at UFC 185 in March and has been sidelined with an injury ever since. Now, he is set to defend his championship for the...

Oct 17, 2015 10:28 am

Charles Rosa vs. Jimy Hettes Set For ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’

UFC Fight Night: Boston, which takes place January 17th, has picked up a featherweight tilt between Charles Rosa and Jimy Hettes. Rosa, who broke the news of the bout on Facebook, is coming off a split decision loss to Yair Rodriguez back in June at UFC 188. The loss dropped his promotional record to 1-2....

Oct 10, 2015 8:27 am

Congrats!

The UFC wedding of the century went down on Friday when top UFC flyweight Joseph Benavidez and UFC correspondent Megan Olivi tied the knot. There were plenty of UFC stars in attendance, from Urijah Faber, TJ Dillashaw and all the rest of the TAM guys, to former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and matchmaker Sean...

Oct 5, 2015 6:26 pm

CM Punk’s UFC debut postponed due to shoulder injury

Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ highly anticipated octagon debut will be delayed after the former WWE Superstar suffered a shoulder injury in training. Brooks chose to make the transition from pro wrestling to mixed martial arts in late 2014 when he signed with the UFC. With very little combat sports experience to his name at the...

Sep 28, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Barnett and Hall make major jumps

UFC Fight Night 75 is in the books and some major changes were made to the official UFC rankings! Uriah Hall wasn’t even ranked in the top fifteen walking into Japan, but he catapulted himself into the top ten with his spinning kick/flying knee knockout against Gegard Mousasi. Check out what other changes were made...

Sep 21, 2015 7:12 pm

WATCH! Dos Anjos speaks out on Cerrone and McGregor

UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos won his title nearly four months ago and has yet to defend it a single time. No fault of his own, of course, as the new champion actually suffered a torn MCL in the weeks leading up to the fight. The fact that Dos Anjos defeated one of the...

Sep 20, 2015 12:21 pm

WATCH! “Cowboy” Cerrone looking like a killer ahead of title fight

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s path to a shot at the UFC Lightweight Championship was anything but quick and easy. Paul Kelly was Cerrone’s first victim in the octagon way back in 2011 and it wasn’t long before the former WEC fighter accrued an impressive win-streak. After picking wins up against Vagner Rocha, Charles Oliveira, and Dennis...

Sep 20, 2015 10:31 am

Dos Anjos fires back and responds to McGregor’s trash talk

Conor McGregor may have his sights set on Jose Aldo for their bout at UFC 194, but you can be guaranteed the interim champion will continue to talk trash about any fighter that can make him some money! Rafael dos Anjos’ path to championship gold was finally realized in Dallas, Texas at UFC 185 when...

Aug 21, 2015 9:42 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson Set For TUF 22 Finale

Well, it’s not Anthony Pettis or Nate Diaz, but Khabib Nurmagomedov finally has an opponent for his octagon return. The undefeated lightweight will take on the dangerous Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale, which will take place in Las Vegas on Dec. 11. The fight was confirmed by UFC officials, via the Los Angeles...

Aug 20, 2015 4:50 pm

Throwback Thursday! Remembering The “Showtime” Kick

Let’s all take a moment and remember one of the greatest things to ever happen in an MMA fight, period. The Showtime Kick. I mean just try to think of something that was better than that. Sure, Anderson Silva’s front kick to Vitor Belfort, but no, not even that can compare to the craziness that...

Aug 20, 2015 3:38 pm

Khabib on Diaz: ‘I want to smash his face and knock him out’

Undefeated UFC lightweight, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is looking for a big fight upon his return to the cage. He told Bleacher Report that when he’s all the way healed up from his knee injury he would like to fight former champion Anthony Pettis. The two have history, sort of. They’ve been known to throw quick jabs...

Aug 19, 2015 5:23 am

AKA’s Killers Gather — Cain, D.C., Rockhold, Khabib, More Training Footage — All Access

[ooyala code=”J5c3UxdzpDWlYbuxxRyJVVXCUwnYxE3R” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] It takes a lot to be considered a world class team in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, but American Kickboxing Academy is just that. With three title fights coming up and a hungry Russian nursing injuries, the stable in San Jose is about as rich as they...

Aug 18, 2015 2:16 am

“It’s hard not to root against CM Punk as a fighter”

UFC made several decisions toward the end of 2014 that left fans and fighters of the sport scratching their head, one of which being the signing of former WWE Superstar Phil “CM Punk” Brooks. Punk doesn’t have a single professional fight to his name, yet his fame from professional wrestling allowed him to sign with...

Aug 17, 2015 10:00 pm

UFC lightweight Castillo was ‘pissed’ about CM Punk signing until he met him

Phil “CM Punk” Brooks signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship rubbed a lot of fighters in all the wrong ways. The fact that the octagon would be hosting Punk’s first MMA fight when he had zero experience upon his signing enraged veterans who “paid their dues” to make it to the prestigious promotion. UFC lightweight...

Aug 17, 2015 6:00 am

Donald Cerrone’s long road to a UFC Lightweight Title shot

Before WEC merged with UFC in 2010, smaller fighters always had the stigma that they could not consistently provide exciting fights. The fact that WEC became such a commodity that UFC eventually absorbed it proved the theory to be a myth as fighters like Jose Aldo, Dominick Cruz, and Urijah Faber have put on some...

Aug 13, 2015 11:22 am

It’s On! Rafael dos Anjos vs. Donald Cerrone Set For Dec. 19

Well, Donald Cerrone teased it but it’s now official. Cowboy will take on the lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night: Orlando on Dec. 19. The news was announced by the UFC, who just today released that they will be having an event in Orlando. Cerrone’s been going crazy leading up to the...

Aug 13, 2015 7:12 am

Guess Who’s Back! Former UFC Champ Cleared To Train Again

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is heading back into training to prepare for his next fight. Pettis has not fought since losing the belt to Rafael dos Anjos back in March at UFC 185. He was scheduled to return and fight Myles Jury at UFC on FOX 16 in July, but was forced to...