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Nov 7, 2017 1:41 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Congratulated Rose Namajunas Backstage after UFC 217

Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the build-up to a fight is usually just as frightening as she is inside the cage, but things got especially nasty during the build-up of UFC 217. It was a startling contrast between the way Rose Namajunas handled the situation. Amidst the chaos and whatever happened behind the scenes with Pat Barry,...

Nov 7, 2017 10:09 am

TJ Dillashaw reveals one of Cody Garbrandt’s weaknesses that he capitalized on

The UFC bantamweight title fight between Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw was an exciting back and forth battle at UFC 217. Round one ended with Garbrandt knocking down Dillashaw and had him wobbly while getting back on his feet. Dillashaw turned things right around in round two and knocked Garbrandt down twice, ending the fight...

Nov 5, 2017 12:47 pm

Cody Garbrandt: “I stand behind everything I said about T.J. Dillashaw!”

Despite losing his title to former teammate T.J. Dillashaw at last night’s UFC 217 event in New York, Cody Garbrandt still believes that he is the better fighter. The former champion, Garbrandt, spoke about is first career setback at the UFC 217 post-fight press conference at Madison Square Garden. “I think I was being professional...

Nov 5, 2017 12:13 pm

Walt Harris issues statement after suffering a DQ loss at UFC 217

UFC heavyweight Walt Harris has issued a statement after suffering a DQ loss to Mark Godbeer at last night’s UFC 217 event in New York. Harris hit Godbeer with a head kick late in the round as the referee was attempting to call a timeout due to a groin strike (watch that here). The fight...

Nov 5, 2017 11:30 am

Urijah Faber reacts to TJ Dillashaw knocking out Cody Garbrandt

Urijah Faber watched his former friend and teammate TJ Dillashaw knockout his star pupil Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 217 last night in New York. After being rocked by “No Love” late in round one, Dillashaw was able to turn the tide with a big head kick in round two. Moments later...

Nov 4, 2017 11:12 pm

An emotional Joanna Jedrzejczyk does not want to be compared to Ronda Rousey

Joanna Jedrzejczyk relinquished her UFC strawweight title in shocking fashion at tonight’s UFC 217 event in New York, suffering a first-round knockout loss to Rose Namajunas. Jedrzejczyk appeared at tonight’s UFC 217 post-fight press conference where she discussed the first ever setback of her professional mixed martial arts career. “This happens to all the greats.”...

Nov 3, 2017 1:46 pm

Jorge Masvidal is Already Planning a ‘Viral’ Post-Fight Victory Speech

Promising not to be the rusty coin sitting in the embarrassment of riches that is UFC 217, a wild scrap between Jorge Masvidal and Stephen Thompson rests just below the three title fights. On any normal fight card, this is a main event. On any other big pay-per-view, it could be a co-main event. Despite...

Oct 31, 2017 5:51 pm

UFC Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes Calls Out Cat Zingano

Aside from the announcement of Khabib Nurmagomedov fighting Edson Barboza at UFC 219, news has been quiet for the supposed end-of-the-year super card. If Raquel Pennington hadn’t of broken her leg, we would have already had the card’s first title fight booked. The plan was to have Amanda Nunes defend her belt against fourth-ranked Pennington....

Oct 31, 2017 12:47 pm

Fines and ban issued in result of cornerman punching UFC veteran Norman Parke

The bad blood continues to boil between former UFC fighter Norman Parke and his KSW rival Mateusz Gamrot. The two met in the cage for the first time in May at KSW 39 where they fought for the promotion’s lightweight title. Gamrot ended up taking a unanimous decision victory. However, the fight did not go...

Oct 31, 2017 7:14 am

VIDEO | Watch “Platinum” Mike Perry smash pumpkins in special Halloween training session

A little pumpkin practice 🎃 for Halloween ! 👻 happy holidays everyone. Enjoy the candy. Tune in too @ufconfox December 16th to watch the fight of the year between me and the #10 ranked welterweight in the world ! #PumpkinsAreHarderThanIThought #BestFightOfTheYear #AndItsBeenAGreatYearForFighting #StylesMakeFights #PlatinumPandaStyle 🐼 #HardWork #Dedication #Follow @platinumprincessofficial A post shared by Platinum Mike...

Oct 28, 2017 6:58 am

Jessica Andrade Wants to Fight Karolina Kowalkiewicz Next

After the absolute bloodbath of a fight between her and Claudia Gadelha, Jessica Andrade was pushed to the number one contender slot in the UFC strawweight rankings. It would have been a four-fight win streak for Andrade, had she not have fought Joanna Jedrzejczyk just before. However, that’s a rematch that is just within arm’s...

Oct 27, 2017 2:00 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan jokingly pops his booty in front of friend’s new Lamborghini

Joe Rogan has a ton of fans with his wealth of knowledge not just in mixed martial arts but in life in general. The comedian and UFC commentator has built a huge following on his Joe Rogan Experience podcast that covers a wide variety of topics and guests that stretch far beyond combat sports. Here,...

Oct 26, 2017 6:41 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk believes she knows why Claudia Gadelha lost to Jessica Andrade

Last month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s return to Japan, top flyweight contenders Claudia Gadelha and Jessica Andrade were locked into the cage together. Despite being a noteworthy underdog heading into this fight, Andrade ultimately came out on top, capturing a decision win in an absolutely thrilling upset. Speaking on a media conference...

Oct 25, 2017 4:21 pm

Cody Garbrandt Making ‘Business Move’ to Fight Demetrious Johnson Next

Cody Garbrandt is about to squash one of the biggest rivalries in MMA with the violence that awaits us at UFC 217. He’ll be defending his title against TJ Dillashaw, who needs no introduction. Potentially stacking back-to-back wins over long-time bantamweight king Dominick Cruz and former champion Dillashaw, would be a huge feather in the...

Oct 24, 2017 12:12 pm

Michael Page drops ideal date for his next fight

Michael Page is coming off his professional boxing debut, making quick work of his opponent Jonathan Castano. Bellator President Scott Coker said earlier this year that he worked in a deal with boxing promoter Lou DiBella to let “MVP” have a go in the boxing ring and Page did not disappoint in his Friday debut...

Oct 22, 2017 3:07 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley discusses Rafael dos Anjos vs. Robbie Lawler and his future options

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is not sure who he will be fighting in his next octagon appearance. “The Chosen One” recently spoke with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed the upcoming welterweight showdown between former champ Robbie Lawler and former lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos which takes place December 16 in Winnipeg. “You...

Oct 22, 2017 2:15 pm

VIDEO | Cornerman punches Norman Parke at KSW 40

A rematch between former UFC fighter Norman Parke and Mateusz Gamrot took place at today’s KSW 40 event in Dublin, Ireland. The highly anticipated fight was unfortunately stopped after Norman Parke found himself on the receiving end of a brutal eye-poke in round two. Following the foul, the referee ended the bout ruling the fight...

Oct 22, 2017 8:32 am

After crazy, standing bulldog-choke finish, Jan Blachowicz targets MMA legend

On Saturday afternoon, during the main card of the UFC’s exciting stop in Gdansk, Poland, Polish light heavyweight star Jan Blachowicz dazzled with a standing bulldog-choke win over Devin Clark. OHHHH MY!!! What a finish by @JanBlachowicz!!! Unreal!! #UFCGdansk pic.twitter.com/UwyMvXr8R2 — UFC (@ufc) October 21, 2017 This Performance of the Night winning stoppage served to...

Oct 19, 2017 5:43 pm

VIDEO | Former Opponent Runs Up on Heather Hardy During Bellator Staredown

Heather Hardy is an MMA promoters dream. She’s an undefeated champion boxer who wanted to jump ship and she’s down to scrap with anybody. Not only can she talk trash, but she also gives an insightful interview and has an incredible backstory. She won her Bellator debut and will look to continue her successful MMA...

Oct 19, 2017 6:34 am

Nate Diaz responds to Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson with his own GTA-inspired post

Over the last few weeks, UFC undisputed lightweight champ Conor McGregor and interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson have each shared some Grand Theft Auto inspired pictures to their social media channels. McGregor was first to do so. In his post, he appeared to address Ferguson by using the simple caption “Tony.” Tony A post shared...

Oct 18, 2017 9:57 am

VIDEO | Watch Swedish boxer kiss her opponent during face-off

In combat sports, press conference and weigh in staredowns are typically an opportunity for two fighters to squeeze in some last-minute bravado, trash talk, and maybe even a little shoving. But hey, that’s just what typically happens. This is decidedly not how things went down during a press conference for a boxing match between Norwegian unified welterweight world...

Oct 17, 2017 5:50 am

Kenny Florian questions Jose Aldo’s motivation after Holloway loss

Back in June, featherweight great Jose Aldo stepped into the cage to defend the UFC featherweight title against the streaking Max Holloway. Despite a strong start, Aldo was ultimately TKO’d by his young foe, surrendering the belt in the process. While nothing can be taken away from Holloway, UFC analyst Kenny Florian believes Aldo’s loss...