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Jun 1, 2016 8:36 am

Chris Weidman puts Luke Rockhold on blast

On Saturday, Chris Weidman was supposed to have a highly anticipated rematch with Luke Rockhold for the UFC middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 199. However, just two weeks ago, Weidman was forced out of the bout with a neck injury, and was replaced by Michael Bisping on short notice. Despite that, Weidman’s...

Jun 1, 2016 8:19 am

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi breaks down Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar II

On July 9th, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will square off on the main card of UFC 200 in an interim featherweight title fight. The fight will also serve as a rematch of their 2013 lightweight title fight, which Aldo won via unanimous decision. The fight on July 9th will also determine which man will...

May 31, 2016 2:36 pm

Chris Weidman bashes Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold surprisingly backs Bisping

Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold both were guests on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour. Weidman, who was forced to pull out of the title rematch against Rockhold due to injury opened up the opportunity for Michael Bisping to get his first chance to fight for a UFC championship belt. Weidman said that by pulling...

May 31, 2016 2:03 pm

Conor McGregor details the changes he is making for a rematch with Nate Diaz

Even without a rematch officially set between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, “The Notorious” is already implementing changes in anticipation for their fight. McGregor spoke with ESPN recently and detailed some things that he is correcting for a rematch with Diaz that he is hoping will be put together soon, and under the same exact...


May 31, 2016 1:23 pm

Jon Jones responds to Daniel Cormier’s new heavybag video

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier recently posted a humorous video on his social media of his new heavybag that had a beat up Jon Jones printed on it. The current interim light heavyweight champion, Jones, saw the video and reposted it on his own social media with a callous message directed at Cormier. Jones...

May 31, 2016 12:29 pm

Conor McGregor on the interim featherweight title fight: ‘It was my idea’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is still set on fighting Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch. Diaz handed McGregor his first loss in the UFC at UFC 196 back in March and “The Notorious” still wants revenge, but also says that the featherweight division bored him a bit. McGregor told ESPN that it was his...

May 31, 2016 12:03 pm

Luke Rockhold says he is making over $1 million per fight as the champion

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold sounds like he has done really well for himself now that he is at the top of the UFC middleweight division. Ahead of his title fight with Michael Bisping at UFC 199, Rockhold spoke with Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour and said that he is making over $1 million...

May 31, 2016 10:39 am

Cody Garbrandt: ‘I’ll knock anybody out in my division’

Prior to stepping into the Octagon to fight one another at UFC Fight Night 88, bantamweights Cody Garbrandt and Thomas Almeida both had never lost in their professional careers. Both of them knew that one would be walking out with a loss. Garbrandt didn’t take long to determine who would have his hand raised, delivering...

May 31, 2016 8:47 am

Sparring partner opens up on possibility of Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

While Conor McGregor is the UFC featherweight champion, and has never competed in a professional boxing match, a potential superfight with Floyd Mayweather has been the talk of the town so to speak. While reports have emerged that the fight will go down in September, there has been no official announcement from either party, leading...

May 31, 2016 8:27 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier gets Jon Jones heavybag for training camp

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 rematch with arguably the greatest fighter of all time, Jon Jones. After Jones won their first matchup back in 2014, he was stripped of the light heavyweight championship following a hit-and-run incident. During Jones’ absence, Cormier won the vacant light heavyweight...

May 30, 2016 10:52 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold mic’d up for Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Back in April, Jon Jones made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after nearly a year and a half. Jones was initially slated to fight Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight championship, however an injury forced DC out of the bout. Ultimately, Ovince Saint Preux stepped in on short notice to fight Jones....

May 30, 2016 10:42 pm

Conor McGregor returns to SBG Ireland

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been enjoying a bit of down time since his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz was scrapped. Despite that, McGregor has managed to keep his name in the headlines as talks of a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather have increased significantly. In a recent Instagram post, McGregor returned to...

May 30, 2016 2:17 pm

Bryan Caraway reacts to Cody Garbrandt’s win over Thomas Almeida

Sunday night, in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Vegas’ Cody Garbrandt put on a phenomenal show against the previously undefeated Thomas Almeida, as he picked up a 1st round KO win. On the preliminary card, #8 ranked bantamweight Bryan Caraway defeated #4 ranked Aljamain Sterling via split decision. Garbrandt’s win over Almeida put...

May 30, 2016 1:43 pm

PHOTO | Aftermath of Tarec Saffiedine’s leg kicks on Rick Story

Sunday night in Las Vegas, Rick Story and Tarec Saffiedine went to war in a 3 round welterweight showdown. Ultimately, Rick Story won the bout via unanimous decision in a successful UFC return, making it 3 straight wins. Despite the win, Story left with a pretty banged up leg courtesy of Saffiedine. Check out the...

May 30, 2016 9:14 am

Aljamain Sterling reacts to first loss of professional MMA career

Sunday night in Las Vegas, Aljamain Sterling and Bryan Caraway stepped in the Octagon to settle their feud. Sterling was the one who initially called for a fight against Caraway, however it was Caraway who left the Octagon with the win. The fight was a rather close one, with many scoring the bout in favor...

May 30, 2016 8:30 am

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt Octagon interview

Last night in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 88’, Cody Garbrandt showed why he deserves to be in the bantamweight division’s rankings as he knocked out the previously undefeated Thomas Almeida. The win was an extremely dominant one for Garbrandt, who ended Almeida’s 21 fight win streak in just two minutes and 53...

May 30, 2016 8:22 am

VIDEO | Renan Barao vs. Jeremy Stephens (Highlights)

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 88’, #9 ranked Jeremy Stephens stepped into the Octagon to welcome former bantamweight champion Renan Barao to the division. After a back-and-forth 3 round scrap, Stephens was awarded the unanimous decision win, with the score reading 29-28 across the board. Check out the highlights above! Video |...

May 30, 2016 8:09 am

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt knocks out Thomas Almeida (Highlights)

Last night in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 88’, Cody Garbrandt and Thomas Almeida both put their undefeated records on the line as they squared off in a pivotal bantamweight showdown. It didn’t take long for Garbrandt to utilize his boxing to begin landing some heavy blows before ultimately knocking out Almeida in...

May 28, 2016 7:37 am

Cody Garbrandt as confident as can be ahead of main event slot

Tomorrow night in Las Vegas, Team Alpha Male product Cody ‘No Love’ Garbrandt will face undefeated bantamweight Thomas Almeida in a highly anticipated bantamweight showdown. Ahead of the fight, Garbrandt is as confident as can be, likely given his training regimen as well as his undefeated 8-0 record, with all his wins coming by KO/TKO....

May 28, 2016 7:29 am

VIDEO | Brian Stann running for political office?

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Brian Stann has a very well documented past in the armed forces. Stann, a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps was awarded the Silver Star for his actions during combat. Back in 2013, following his KO loss to Wanderlei Silva, Stann retired from MMA, taking a very active role in...

May 28, 2016 7:23 am

Tyron Woodley denies sitting out for title shot

Back in October, top ranked UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley was set to fight former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in what was believed to be a #1 contender fight. Unfortunately, Hendricks had a botched weight cut, and was forced to be rushed to the emergency room, cancelling the bout. UFC President Dana White stated after the...

May 28, 2016 7:11 am

Matt Brown reacts to fighting Jake Ellenberger

Following his recent defeat at the hands of Demian Maia earlier this month at UFC 198 in Brazil, fan favorite welterweight Matt Brown signed an 8 fight deal with the UFC. Shortly after his new contract was finalized, Brown signed to fight Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201. The fight is a crucial one for both...

May 28, 2016 6:34 am

VIDEO | Dennis Bermudez breaks Guinness World Record

UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez‘ accomplishments go beyond the Octagon after his latest feat. Bermudez set the Guinness World Record for drinking a liter of lemon juice through a straw in just 22.75 seconds, beating the previously held time of 24.41 seconds. Quite a way to spend time until his next fight is announced! Video |...

May 27, 2016 9:52 pm

VIDEO | Aljamain Sterling taunts Bryan Caraway again

Is this a world tour, or your girl's tour? #isawherinstagrampicture #pleasefollowmyBFbryan 👀 pic.twitter.com/m1WdYdlIJi — Aljamain Sterling (@FunkMaster_UFC) May 27, 2016 While Aljamain Sterling and Bryan Caraway aren’t slated to fight until Sunday, Sterling has been taking every opportunity to take jabs at his opponent before they step into the Octagon. First, ‘Funk Master’ trolled Caraway...

May 27, 2016 9:13 pm

Chael Sonnen blasts Jacare Souza for turning down title fight

It wasn’t too long ago that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight title. Immediately there was a debate as to whether Jacare Souza or Michael Bisping would get to step in on short notice and fight Luke Rockhold. Unfortunately for Jacare, he would...

May 27, 2016 9:01 pm

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos training for Eddie Alvarez

Prior to UFC 200, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will be looking to defend his lightweight championship for the second time as he faces Eddie Alvarez on Thursday July 7th. Ahead of the fight, dos Anjos revealed earlier this week that he was still unable to train at 100% due to the broken foot...

May 27, 2016 7:41 pm

Renan Barao approximately 15 pounds overweight at start of week

On Sunday, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will be making his UFC featherweight debut against Jeremy Stephens. The fight is an extremely important one for Barao, who will be looking to make a splash in the stacked featherweight division. Ahead of the fight, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto is reporting that Barao went into fight week...

May 27, 2016 9:46 am

VIDEO | Aljamain Sterling trolls Bryan Caraway during photoshoot

On Sunday, #4 ranked Aljamain Sterling will square off against #8 ranked Bryan Caraway in a pivotal bantamweight fight that could see Sterling become the bantamweight #1 contender if he defeats Caraway. Sterling comes into the bout with an undefeated 12-0 record, with 4 wins under the UFC banner. His most recent win came by...