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Sep 15, 2016 7:10 pm

Chael Sonnen signs with Bellator MMA

Former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen has signed with Bellator MMA, according to the Associated Press. The 39-year-old MMA veteran is fresh off a two-year suspension after testing positive for multiple banned substances in 2014. According to the AP report, Sonnen signed a multiyear, multi-fight deal with the promotional company. Despite repeatedly saying that he...

Sep 15, 2016 6:23 pm

VIDEO | Michael Johnson during fan Q&A: ‘Nate Diaz definitely doesn’t hit hard’

Michael “The Menace” Johnson headlines UFC Fight Night 94 this Saturday against Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier. On Wednesday ahead of the main event, Johnson took to Facebook live where he answered questions from fans tuning in. Some of the more interesting answers that he gave from the fight fan’s asking their questions on Facebook went...

Sep 15, 2016 3:46 pm

Anthony Johnson & Daniel Cormier trade shots on social media

Last month at UFC 202, top ranked light heavyweight Anthony Johnson picked up a major win as he knocked out Glover Teixeira in the first round of their UFC 202 scrap. Following the fight, ‘Rumble’ called for a rematch with UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Cormier verbally agreed to the fight, stating that Johnson...


Sep 15, 2016 11:30 am

Cain Velasquez weighs-in on potential Jon Jones immediate title shot

Leading up to UFC 200, all signs pointed to former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier having their highly anticipated rematch in the main event of the bout. Both fighters made it to fight week uninjured, and were taking part in their media rounds ahead of the fight....

Sep 15, 2016 10:44 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor filming for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Recently, it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be a character in ‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’, set to release later this year. McGregor, who is fresh off a majority decision win over Nate Diaz at UFC 202 last month, released a photo on Twitter this week of himself in the game,...

Sep 15, 2016 9:21 am

Bethe Correia calls out Miesha Tate: Any weight, anytime, anywhere

This past weekend, Bethe Correia made her successful return to the Octagon on the preliminary card of UFC 203, where she defeated Jessica Eye via split decision. The win put Correia in the win column once again, snapping her 2-fight losing streak that saw her get KOd by Ronda Rousey in the main event of...

Sep 15, 2016 7:37 am

Cain Velasquez calls for Fabricio Werdum rematch

When Cain Velasquez returned to the Octagon and defeated Junior dos Santos at UFC 155 to reclaim the UFC heavyweight championship, many believed that Velasquez would reign as the UFC’s heavyweight champion for quite some time. Unfortunately for Velasquez, he defended the belt twice before meeting Fabricio Werdum in the Octagon at UFC 188. Werdum...

Sep 15, 2016 6:24 am

Sage Northcutt looking like a bodybuilding champion, freshly tested by USADA

Despite having a staph infection, “Super” Sage Northcutt has been keeping busy on social media. The rising UFC star’s name came up recently after former professional wrestler CM Punk was handed a beating by 3-0 Mickey Gall. Gall called out Northcutt for a fight following his highly watched UFC win over CM Punk and it...

Sep 15, 2016 6:21 am

Jorge Masvidal “fired up” over losing Gastelum fight, now asking for Johnny Hendricks

While many fans are happy that the UFC found a replacement for Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at UFC 205, Jorge Masvidal does not share their excitement. Masvidal was booked to fight Kelvin Gastelum before Robbie Lawler dropped out of his scheduled fight with ‘Cowboy’, which became the genesis of ‘Gamebred’s’ grievance. Although the 31-year-old American Top Team standout and...

Sep 14, 2016 5:23 pm

VIDEO | Dustin Poirier reveals that Conor McGregor was his hardest-hitting opponent

Former UFC featherweight Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier has found his new home in the UFC lightweight division. After being defeated by current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor back in 2014 in a non-title featherweight bout, Poirier moved up to 155 and hasn’t skipped a beat. On a four-fight winning streak since losing to McGregor, Poirier...

Sep 14, 2016 12:59 pm

Cody Garbrandt on Dominick Cruz: His Fighting Style is Really What Made Me Not Like Him

It’s no secret that UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and streaking contender Cody Garbrandt don’t like each other. The two fighters have been swapping barbs for months – so much so, in fact, that it’s starting to look like contenders like TJ Dillashaw, Bryan Caraway and Jimmie Rivera will be skipped over to book a...

Sep 14, 2016 11:57 am

Nick Diaz still hasn’t paid NSAC fine, suspension upheld

Nick Diaz still hasn’t paid off his fines from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, so don’t expect him to fight until he does. Bob Bennett, the executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, spoke with Damon Martin of FOX Sports and discussed the matter of Diaz’s suspension status and the financial matters holding him...

Sep 14, 2016 11:39 am

Here’s Your First Look at Conor McGregor in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Earlier this month, news broke that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be starring in the upcoming video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. This news marked the latest example of the Irishman’s ever-growing superstardom and undeniable business savvy. Today, McGregor took to Twitter to offer up a first look at his character in the...

Sep 14, 2016 11:33 am

Duke Roufus: ‘I believe Punk will fight again’

With the dust now settled following CM Punk’s disastrous UFC debut on Saturday night, speculation is running rampant over whether or not the former WWE superstar will continue a career in MMA. While UFC president Dana White seemed adamant about CM Punk’s next fight not taking place in the UFC, Punk’s head coach, Duke Roufus, believes we...

Sep 14, 2016 11:31 am

Nick the Tooth Explains why He Left Lookin’ for a Fight

Lookin’ for a Fight, which follows UFC President Dana White, former UFC welterweight champ Matt Serra, and MMA personality Nick “The Tooth” Gullo around the continent as they track down rising MMA talent, has become incredibly popular over the last year. Unfortunately, the show has recently taken a bit of a hit, as The Tooth...

Sep 14, 2016 10:39 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ opens as massive betting favorite over Lina Lansberg

If your looking to place a bet on Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino this weekend, don’t expect a big payout. ‘Cyborg’, 31, is set to face Lina Landsberg in a 140 pound catchweight bout at UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24. Oddsmakers have placed the former Strikeforce woman’s featherweight champion and current Invicta champ as a massive...

Sep 14, 2016 9:27 am

Matt Brown Hopes He Can “Speak in Near-Full Sentences” When Fighting Career is Done

Earlier this summer, on the main card of UFC 201, gritty welterweight Matt Brown was flattened by the brick-fisted Jake Ellenberger. It was the first knockout loss on Brown’s long record. On the heels of this loss, Brown made an appearance on MMA Junkie Radio to discuss his concerns about sustaining long-term brain damage. On...

Sep 14, 2016 9:14 am

Canadian Welterweight Jordan Mein Emerges from Retirement

Last August, Canadian welterweight Jordan Mein announced his decision to hang up the gloves. He did so at just 25 years old – though he’d competed in a whopping 39 professional fights, many of them quite gruelling. On Tuesday, news broke that the ever-exciting welterweight has nixed those retirement plans, and is hoping for a...

Sep 14, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen setting the stage for future Thero Sonnen vs. Kalyl Silva fight

. @SpiderAnderson – I heard you son is training. Should we set a date? pic.twitter.com/yYvJYDkXFN — Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen) September 14, 2016 Fan favorite mouthpiece Chael Sonnen and middleweight legend Anderson Silva had one of the fiercest rivalries in MMA history. The pair first met back in 2010, in the main event of UFC 117....

Sep 14, 2016 8:26 am

WWE star Randy Orton trolls Conor Mcgregor on Twitter

Earlier this year, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor sparked a massive feud between himself and nearly the entire WWE roster when he stated that all WWE stars are “p**sys” after former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar failed a pair of drug tests relating to his UFC 200 bout with Mark Hunt. Many members of the...

Sep 14, 2016 7:42 am

Chad Mendes hunts and kills massive moose in Alaska, Rockhold goes spearfishing

Featherweight contender Chad Mendes bagged a massive moose while hunting in Alaska and took to social media to display his handiwork. ‘Money’ Mendes is documenting his Alaska moose hunt on his Youtube channel and seems to be keeping busy while serving out his suspension after his 2015 knockout loss to Frankie Edgar. “Ok guys the first...

Sep 14, 2016 7:24 am

Nate Diaz Once Again Suggests he Didn’t Lose Rematch with Conor McGregor

Back in March, in the main event of UFC 196, Nate Diaz scored a shocking and decisive submission win over the streaking Conor McGregor. He did so as a last-minute replacement for the injured Rafael Dos Anjos, having had less than two weeks to prepare. Several months later, in the main event of August’s UFC...

Sep 14, 2016 6:45 am

Daniel Cormier on Jones’ Interim Title: Take That Freakin’ Belt off of Him

Jon Jones is the greatest light heavyweight on the world – but he is not the light heavyweight champion. Instead, Jones’ many recent legal woes resulted in his being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title, which was claimed by long-time rival Daniel Cormier in his stead. Earlier this year, of course, it looked like...