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Jul 26, 2016 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz talks respect for Conor McGregor, PEDs in MMA, more

With less than a month until UFC 202, where Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor will have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, the pair have begun their media obligations for the event. During an appearance on SportsNation, Nate Diaz was asked about his feelings towards Conor McGregor, his thoughts on PEDs in MMA, and more!

Jul 26, 2016 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Running man challenge in the middle of real cage fight?

The “running man challenge” was taken to a whole new level in the middle of a cage fight recently. Check out the video as a fighter literally runs with his back facing his opponent after getting hit a few times. The fight was an amateur bout in Malaysia in the Ultimate Beatdown between Marcus Tan...

Jul 26, 2016 12:39 pm

VIDEO | Dana White: BJ Penn should have been one of the best ever

With one of the most impressive resumes in the history of mixed martial arts, BJ Penn is undoubtably one of the greatest fighters of all time. The UFC Hall of Famer, who is one of only two men to hold UFC championships in two weight classes, is still widely regarded as one of the top...

Jul 26, 2016 12:07 pm

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler highlight – ‘Ruthless’

As UFC 201 approaches this weekend, here’s an amazing highlight from @BrattMamley to get you psyched up for UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler getting back to the Octagon to defend his title. Lawler is set to take on contender Tyron Woodley in the main event of UFC 201, which takes place in Atlanta, Georgia on...


Jul 26, 2016 11:30 am

Jose Aldo’s coach questions frequency of Conor McGregor’s drug testing

The US Anti Doping agency has been testing UFC fighters for over a year now. Over the course of the first year of testing, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was tied for the most tested athlete. With that being said, Nova Uniao head coach Andre Pederneiras doesn’t think it’s enough. Ahead of Jose Aldo’s potential...

Jul 26, 2016 11:20 am

New Zealand BJJ practitioner kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio de Janeiro

As the Rio Olympic Games are approaching, many people are wondering about the levels of safety in Brazil. Recently, Jason Lee who is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner from New Zealand says he was kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio. From NZHerald: On Facebook, Lee wrote “yesterday I got kidnapped in Brazil.” Lee said...

Jul 26, 2016 10:42 am

Jon Jones’ brother blames supplements for failed drug test

Arthur Jones made MMA headlines this month when he was suspended 4 games by the NFL for violating the company’s drug policy. The news came just weeks after his younger brother, Jon Jones, was pulled from UFC 200 for a potential USADA anti-doping violation. In the case of Jon, the US Anti-Doping Agency began testing...

Jul 26, 2016 10:32 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen celebrates end of suspension

This week, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen completed his 2 year suspension. ‘The American Gangster’ remained adamant that he was retired from MMA, however this month he made headlines by taking a USADA drug test. Sonnen revealed that he was waiting to see if he could pass the drug test, before committing to a...

Jul 26, 2016 9:57 am

Royce Gracie supporting Amir Khan in transition to MMA

Earlier this month, former boxing champion Amir Khan took to social media with a picture of himself and a UFC championship belt, leading many to wonder if he is serious about stepping into the Octagon. Khan followed the picture with an interview, in which he stated that he would be interested in fighting UFC featherweight...

Jul 26, 2016 9:32 am

Jose Aldo unveils gameplan for Conor McGregor

Back at UFC 194, Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo finally stepped in the Octagon to fight for the featherweight championship. While many expected the fight to be the toughest test of McGregor’s career, he dispatched of the longtime champion in just 13 seconds. At UFC 200, Aldo earned himself a rematch with McGregor as he...

Jul 26, 2016 9:08 am

VIDEO | Robin Black breaks down Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley

This Saturday at UFC 201, UFC welterweight kingpin Robbie Lawler will return to the Octagon at UFC 201 to fight Tyron Woodley in the main event of the highly anticipated card. Lawler, who has successfully defended his welterweight strap twice since winning the belt from Johny Hendricks in 2014 at UFC 181, will look to...

Jul 26, 2016 8:29 am

VIDEO | Behind The Scenes: Conor McGregor vs. Ronda Rousey Bud Light Challenge

Recently, Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey took part in the Bud Light Challenge at the TUF Gym in Las Vegas. Both fighters had a team of fellow UFC fighters, with the fighters battling it out with the best strike on foam opponents. In the video above you can see behind the scenes footage of the...

Jul 26, 2016 2:24 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz shows true colors in new interview

It seems like Nate Diaz is really comfortable when being interviewed by Andy Nesbitt. Some of Nate’s more classic interviews have been with Nesbitt at the helm asking the questions. Prior to his rematch with Conor McGregor set for UFC 202 on August 20, Diaz sat down with Nesbitt on @TheBuzzer and talked about everything...

Jul 25, 2016 2:14 pm

Conor McGregor gunning to become the highest paid athlete in the world

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor recently linked up with superstar soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo. The two had a classic faceoff in the Octagon while Ronaldo visited McGregor at his gym in Las Vegas where he has been training recently for his rematch with Nate Diaz. McGregor posted another photo with Ronaldo and said, “My brother...

Jul 25, 2016 1:41 pm

VIDEO | Fighters make predictions on Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is getting the rematch that has had him “obsessed” over after losing for the first time in the UFC. McGregor is getting a shot to avenge his second-round submission loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on August 20. Fellow fighters were asked about who they think will take the...

Jul 25, 2016 12:44 pm

Chael Sonnen: ‘I took everything in the world that you can’t take!’

Former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen is being completely honest regarding his recent drug testing done by USADA. With his two-year suspension complete after testing positive for multiple banned substances in 2014, “The American Gangster” says that he is still unsure if his recent test results will come out clean. “If I pass this first...

Jul 25, 2016 11:48 am

Holly Holm: ‘I think I just need to believe in myself a little more’

Following her loss to Valentina Shevchenko on Saturday night, Holly Holm is now on a two-fight losing streak after being the champion of the UFC women’s bantamweight division. Holm spoke with the media in the post-fight press conference following her loss and says that she knows she is capable of performing better than how she...

Jul 25, 2016 11:09 am

VIDEO | John Kavanagh unsure if Conor McGregor will defend his featherweight belt

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is scheduled for a non-title welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on August 20. With the fight being McGregor’s second fight in a row at 170 pounds, people are questioning if “The Notorious” will ever make it back down to 145 pounds to defend his featherweight title that...

Jul 25, 2016 10:54 am

Urijah Faber questions if PED use could end up leading to ‘attempted murder’ charges

UFC bantamweight contender Urijah Faber prides himself on being a clean fighter. With all the buzz of UFC stars Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar being flagged for Anti-Doping Policy violations, Faber questioned what it could lead to if something devastating were to happen in a fight. For instance, Michael Page recently crushed Evangelista Santos with...

Jul 24, 2016 11:32 pm

PHOTO | Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo happy to see his ‘bro’ Conor McGregor

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been bringing in a fan base from all over the world with his captivating showmanship. Recently, world renown soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo posted a photo with “The Notorious” in the Octagon that will surely bring some attention to McGregor as he prepares for his rematch with Nate Diaz at...

Jul 24, 2016 11:12 pm

Dan Henderson: ‘Win or lose I’m ready mentally to retire’

MMA legend Dan Henderson had all the stars align for him at UFC 199. On the main card of UFC 199 leading up to the middleweight title bout between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping, “Hendo” delivered another signature knockout over the tough contender Hector Lombard. Then, when Bisping shocked the world and knocked Rockhold out...

Jul 23, 2016 10:26 pm

VIDEO | Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez (highlights)

In the co-main event of ‘UFC on FOX 20’ Gilbert Melendez made his return to the Octagon against Edson Barboza. The fight was a thrilling one, with Barboza ultimately getting the win via unanimous decision, keeping his run at a title shot going! See the highlights above!

Jul 23, 2016 11:32 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones still looking shredded despite layoff

While Jon Jones may be provisionally suspended until his NSAC hearing later this year, the pound for pound kingpin has continued to train at the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. Jones, who was slated to fight Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200 earlier this year, is still looking in fight...

Jul 23, 2016 11:13 am

Valentina Shevchenko holds 3 wins over Joanna Jedrzejczyk

At UFC on FOX 20 tonight, Holly Holm will look to rebound from losing her UFC women’s bantamweight championship to Miesha Tate, as she faces Valentina Shevchenko. Ahead of the fight, many aren’t giving Shevchenko much of a chance against the former champ. During a Q&A Friday afternoon, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk revealed...

Jul 23, 2016 10:44 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen opens up on USADA, return rumors, and more

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen made headlines once again recently when it was revealed that he was randomly tested by USADA. Sonnen, who is currently suspended by the NSAC until later this summer, has remained adamant about the fact that he is retired, however his recent USADA drug test has left many wondering if...

Jul 23, 2016 10:12 am

Michael Bisping and Yoel Romero trade shots on Twitter

Yoel Romero may currently be suspended after failing a USADA-administered drug test, however ‘Soldier Of God’ believes he is still the rightful #1 contender at middleweight. Back at UFC 194, Romero and Jacare Souza squared off in what many believed to be a middleweight #1 contender fight. Romero won the bout via split decision, with...