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Sep 12, 2016 7:12 am

Homeless Man Offers Thanks to Joanne Calderwood

Last weekend, in the opening bout of UFC 203‘s main card, Scottish strawweight Joanne Calderwood was submitted by dangerous Brazilian Jessica Andrade. Despite the loss, however, the Scotswoman’s visit to Cleveland was not entirely negative. A few days prior to the fight, Calderwood and her training partner UFC flyweight Zach Makovsky were walking down the...

Sep 12, 2016 6:46 am

Miocic Responds to Overeem’s Tap Claim: The Submission Attempt “Was Terrible”

In the main event of UFC 203, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic clobbered challenger Alistair Overeem for a first-round knockout win – but not before surviving an early knockdown and guillotine choke attempt. In the moments after Miocic’s victory, the vanquished Overeem – surely still dazed from his knockout loss – told UFC color commentator Joe...

Sep 12, 2016 5:59 am

Mickey Gall on CM Punk Fight: “I Was Fighting an Amateur”

CM Punk’s long-awaited, long-debated jump from pro wrestling to MMA has come and gone, and it did not go the way he planned. The former pro wrestler, who had no real martial arts experience prior to signing with the UFC, was abruptly submitted by a much more experienced fighter in Mickey Gall on the main...

Sep 12, 2016 5:47 am

Luke Rockhold Reacts to “Jacare” Booking

For awhile there, it looked as though it could be some time before we saw former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold back in the UFC’s Octagon. He’d expressed some serious disappointment with the money the UFC was offering him, and seemed to be focused on his burgeoning modelling career. Luckily, however, the UFC has found a...


Sep 11, 2016 4:45 pm

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum fought Travis Browne with a fractured foot

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum scored a unanimous decision victory over Hawaiian Travis Browne in the co-headliner of yesterday’s UFC 203 event in Cleveland, Ohio. The victory marked the second time that Werdum had defeated Browne via decision in the past 30 months, having previously scored a victory over “Hapa” in April of 2014....

Sep 11, 2016 11:42 am

Ben Rothwell slams “unprofessional” Fabricio Werdum

UFC heavyweight contender “Big” Ben Rothwell was supposed to square off with former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at last night’s UFC 203 event in Cleveland, Ohio. Unfortunately for fight fans, Rothwell suffered an injury just weeks ahead of the scheduled bout and was forced to pull out of the contest. Rothwell was replaced by...

Sep 11, 2016 11:10 am

Ouch: Jimmie Rivera Sustains Crack Behind Retina After Urijah Faber Eye-Poke

On the main card of UFC 203, Jimmie Rivera earned a unanimous decision win over Urijah Faber, becoming the first bantamweight to defeat the long-time contender in a three-round, non-title fight. The decision win goes down as the biggest of the 27-year-old prospect’s career, and is likely to have earned him a spot deep inside...

Sep 11, 2016 11:04 am

Big John McCarthy: Werdum vs. Browne Should Have Been Stopped

UFC 203, which emanated from Cleveland, Ohio’s Quicken Loans Arena, produced a number of strange moments. The majority of these moments were shoehorned into the evening’s co-main event, during which former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum took a unanimous decision from Hawaii’s Travis Browne, who stepped up on short notice to replace an injured Ben Rothwell.   One...

Sep 11, 2016 10:36 am

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone: A Piece of Me Died When Robbie Lawler Fight Fell Through

The recent announcement that former lightweight title challenger Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler would be fighting at UFC 205 this November sent the MMA community into a mass celebration. The announcement that this bout had been cancelled just days after it had been booked, meanwhile, drove the fight world into the pits of...

Sep 11, 2016 7:53 am

VIDEO | Mickey Gall and CM Punk’s post-fight octagon interviews

Former WWE champion CM Punk (0-1 MMA) made his highly anticipated octagon debut at last night’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland, Ohio. Unfortunately for fans of the former professional wrestling star, Punk was dominated by his opponent Mickey Gall (3-0 MMA) at yesterday’s event and was eventually forced to tapout to a rear-naked choke...

Sep 11, 2016 7:23 am

Photo | Travis Browne’s accidental eye poke on Fabricio Werdum was brutal!

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum scored a unanimous decision victory over Travis Browne in the co-main event of last night’s UFC 203 fight card in Cleveland, Ohio. (See the highlights here). During the fight Browne landed an accidental eye poke on the Brazilian submission specialist and as you can see in the photo below...

Sep 11, 2016 6:57 am

Pro Fighters React to Stipe Miocic vs. Overeem

Last night, in the main event of UFC 203, Cleveland’s Stipe Miocic successfully defended the UFC heavyweight title by burying Alistair Overeem under a torrent of first-round punches. The champ’s incredible win, which saw him survive several savage Overeem strikes, dazzled not only the fans inside Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena, but many of the game’s premier...

Sep 11, 2016 6:55 am

Dana White: Sage Northcutt wants to fight Mickey Gall

UFC welterweight Mickey Gall improved his record to a perfect 3-0 yesterday evening in Cleveland, Ohio, this after he scored a first-round submission victory over former WWE star CM Punk (0-1 MMA) on the main card of UFC 203. Gall secured a takedown on Punk early in round one and was then able to dominate...

Sep 11, 2016 6:26 am

Dana White reacts to CM Punk’s first-round submission loss

Last night, the UFC took over Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena with UFC 203. Though UFC 203 was headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion Stipe Miocic and challenger Alistair Overeem, the event was perhaps most anticipated for the MMA debut of WWE star CM Punk, who took on 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall on the...

Sep 11, 2016 12:41 am

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum vs. Travis Browne (highlights)

In the co-main event of UFC 203, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum made his return to the Octagon for the first time since losing his title to Stipe Miocic earlier this year. Werdum’s return fight was a rematch with Travis Browne, who he defeated back in 2014. History repeated itself in Cleveland, Ohio this...

Sep 11, 2016 12:15 am

MMA community reacts to Mickey Gall submitting CM Punk

On the main card of UFC 203, Mickey Gall and CM Punk had their long-awaited fight inside the Octagon. Punk, who was signed to the UFC in 2014, was all smiles during his walkout as he high fived fans. When the fight started, it was all Gall as he took CM Punk down in just...

Sep 10, 2016 9:37 pm

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic TKOs Alistair Overeem

Miocic knocks Overeem out in Rd 1 #UFC203 #MiocicOvereem pic.twitter.com/2tcN33djSS — Frontproof Media (@FrontProofMedia) September 11, 2016 In the main event of UFC 203, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic stepped into the Octagon in front of his hometown fans in hopes of defending his UFC heavyweight championship. In the very first round, Overeem landed a...

Sep 10, 2016 3:08 pm

VIDEO: Luke Rockhold injures foot while sparring with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson

Luke Rockhold may have recently signed a modeling contract but he’s still training apparently, after injuring his foot while training with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, according to a Youtube video released on Friday. “I was sparring with Anthony Johnson the other day,” the former middleweight champ said on camera. “He’s pretty good at blocking kicks.” “This hurts so f***ing...

Sep 10, 2016 11:57 am

Jon Jones posts message of appreciation for fans

Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones has been away from the Octagon for quite some time. After being slated to fight Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 200, all signs pointed to Jones making his return to the Octagon on July...

Sep 10, 2016 11:24 am

Junior dos Santos predicts outcome of Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem fight

Saturday night at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, hometown superstar Stipe Miocic will look to defend his UFC heavyweight title against arguably the most decorated fighter in the UFC, Alistair Overeem. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community is rather torn on who they think will fin the fight. While some believe that...

Sep 10, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO | Mickey Gall vs. CM Punk staredown – Dana White cam

PUNK vs GALL!!! A video posted by Dana White (@danawhite) on Sep 9, 2016 at 3:59pm PDT Saturday night in Cleveland, Ohio, CM Punk will finally make his long awaited UFC debut. Punk, who was signed by the UFC nearly 2 years ago, will be facing undefeated prospect Mickey Gall on the main card of...

Sep 10, 2016 5:36 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor photobombs Teruto Ishihara and it is awesome

Teruto “Yashabo” Ishihara is quickly making a name for himself in the UFC. With his highlight knockouts and his hilarious outspoken love for the ladies, it’s easy to see why “Yashabo” is quickly gaining a ton of fans. Famous in his own right, it looks like Ishihara and his team were excited and happy to...

Sep 9, 2016 7:03 pm

Holly Holm becomes an official Guinness World Record holder

Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm shocked the world last November when she knocked out the seemingly invincible Ronda Rousey at UFC 193. Holm became the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, dethroning Rousey from her dominant run as the champ. With winning the UFC title on November 14, 2015, Holm set a Guinness World Record, becoming the...

Sep 9, 2016 6:13 pm

VIDEO | Manny Pacquiao mocks Floyd Mayweather for wanting Conor McGregor fight

Prior to the announcement that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 202, rumors were circling in regards to a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. Both men went back and forth in the media, with both of them verbally agreeing to a fight. While...

Sep 9, 2016 5:43 pm

VIDEO | Alistair Overeem comes face-to-face with his heckler, kills him with kindness, still gets badgered

Cleveland hasn't been inviting for @Alistairovereem. But ahead of @ufc 203, "The Demolition Man" met his heckler. pic.twitter.com/AZ27FDy7KX — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) September 9, 2016 UFC heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem has the biggest fight of his life coming up on Saturday as he takes on UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. The two will go head-to-head in...

Sep 9, 2016 12:19 pm

Video | Overeem Explains Weigh-In Tardiness

Earlier this morning, the 22 fighters competing at UFC 203 took to the scales to weigh in for their looming battles. The major drama of this weigh-in event was that Alistair Overeem – one half of the evening’s main event – arrived late. If UFC 203 was occurring in Nevada, Overeem’s tardiness could have resulted in...

Sep 9, 2016 9:07 am

Jim Miller opens up on training with Mickey Gall

Earlier this year, UFC President Dana White announced that the UFC had signed 1-0 Mickey Gall, with the intentions of him eventually fighting CM Punk. Unfortunately, Punk’s debut was postponed several times due to injuries. In the meantime, the UFC booked Mickey Gall to fight Mike Jackson. Gall left the MMA world stunned as he...