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May 27, 2016 9:15 am

Miesha Tate discusses “emotionally unstable” Ronda Rousey

While former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is currently on an indefinite hiatus from competing in the UFC, she has continued to make headlines. During a recent podcast appearance, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate told a story about an encounter Rousey had with UFC strawweight Paige VanZant. As the story goes, VanZant and...

May 27, 2016 8:54 am

Michael Bisping fires back at Luke Rockhold

Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold certainly have a history. To add on to the animosity between the two, Rockhold defeated Bisping in the pair’s first Octagon meeting back in 2014. Now, as Bisping prepares to challenge Rockhold for his UFC middleweight championship on June 4th at UFC 199, Rockhold has declared his plans to retire...

May 26, 2016 10:16 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and his family hit the beach in old school style

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is currently waiting in limbo to find out whether he will fight Floyd Mayweather next, or Nate Diaz. McGregor enjoyed some down time this week as he and members of his family hit the beach in style! Beach life. A photo posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on May 26,...

May 26, 2016 4:20 pm

Cody Garbrandt involved in brief scuffle with Thomas Almeida’s team

This Sunday in Las Vegas, two of the UFC’s brightest bantamweight prospects will square off in a pivotal matchup as undefeated prospects Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 88. Prior to that however, Garbrandt was involved in a brief scuffle with Almeida’s team at the hotel...


May 26, 2016 1:10 pm

VIDEO | The knockout power of Jeremy Stephens

UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens is set to welcome former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao to the 145-pound division at UFC Fight Night 88. Stephens, who has come down from 155-pounds will look to make a statement over the former champion and has the capability to do so in devastating fashion. With 16 of his 24...

May 26, 2016 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Holy slow-motion sumo slam

Here’s a little flashback to the 2013 US Sumo Open match between 346-pound Byambajav “Byamba” Ulambayar and 410-pound Kelly “Big Tree” Gneiting that took place in Los Angeles. Close to 4,000 people were in attendance for the ground shaking event as “Byamba” captured the gold medal for the 7th consecutive year. To get a grasp...

May 26, 2016 10:55 am

SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh dropping knowledge

Straight Blast Gym head coach John Kavanagh is a rather active social media user. While his prized pupil Conor McGregor has caught quite a bit of criticism since his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz in March, Kavanagh has taken to social media with some wisdom for his followers. Money will help but it won't...

May 26, 2016 10:30 am

PHOTO | Rory MacDonald brings in ‘Karate Expert’ for bout with Stephen Thompson

UFC welterweight contenders Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson are set for battle at UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on June 18. MacDonald and head coach Firas Zahabi have brought in some help to train for their fight with Thompson, who comes from a karate background. Zahabi posted the following photo to twitter...

May 26, 2016 10:26 am

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre training with boxing greats

There has been quite a bit of speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon. While many initially expected GSP to return to the Octagon for UFC 200, there were several bumps in the road along the way, mainly the UFC’s deal with Reebok. Despite that,...

May 26, 2016 10:19 am

Frankie Edgar gives prediction for Conor McGregor’s future

When it comes to UFC featherweight star Conor McGregor, one thing is certain, you never know what he’s going to do next. After winning the UFC featherweight championship in December at UFC 194 by knocking out Jose Aldo, McGregor looked to move up to lightweight to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship. When...

May 26, 2016 9:40 am

VIDEO | Doctor gets into street fight, poops his pants

Odd is probably the best term that you can label this video. This YouTube video that has gone viral on the Internet shows a man, which the video describes as a “doctor” getting into a street fight with another fellow. Things take an ugly turn when the “doctor” manages to get a nice takedown on...

May 26, 2016 9:09 am

Frankie Edgar blasts “delusional” Jose Aldo

Ahead of UFC 200 on July 9th, it appears as though Frankie Edgar has had enough of Jose Aldo’s trash talk. The pair are currently slated to fight on the main card in an interim featherweight championship fight, with the winner facing Conor McGregor at a later date. Recently, Edgar stated that he felt Aldo...

May 26, 2016 8:51 am

Nate Diaz blasts Donald Cerrone

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor were supposed to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th, however McGregor was ultimately pulled from the event for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. While UFC President Dana White initially stated that Diaz would remain on the card, he was then pulled from the July...

May 26, 2016 3:36 am

Let’s talk Nate Diaz vs. Floyd Mayweather

Nate Diaz has got some great boxing skills and made Conor McGregor crumble in their fight at UFC 196 with, yes, his boxing. While Diaz thinks the McGregor vs. Mayweather talk is all just a publicity stunt to build their respective fanbases, Diaz says he would beat down both McGregor and Mayweather on the same...

May 26, 2016 3:05 am

VIDEO | Kid lays the ultimate beatdown on a bully in school

Bullying is a big issue in school for kids growing up and can continue well on after grade school. UFC strawweight Paige VanZant says she and her family had to move because she was bullied so much in high school. Check out this video that has been buzzing on the Internet that shows a student...

May 25, 2016 9:45 pm

Mickey Gall gives update on status of fight with CM Punk

Back in 2014, it was revealed that the UFC had signed former WWE champion CM Punk, despite the pro wrestler having zero competitive MMA experience. After a lengthy search, UFC President Dana White discovered 1-0 amateur MMA fighter Mickey Gall during his “Dana White: Lookin’ For A Fight” web series. The pair were initially supposed...

May 25, 2016 9:17 pm

Nate Diaz’s bold proclamation about Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor

While Conor McGregor’s next opponent was initially supposed to be Nate Diaz, after McGregor was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations, talks of a potential boxing match with Floyd Mayweather quickly picked up steam. Now, the reports have gone so far as to reveal that McGregor & Mayweather will have...

May 25, 2016 5:24 pm

Nate Diaz: Conor McGregor is ‘artificial’

Nate Diaz is sitting at the top of the UFC with the promotion’s biggest draw, Conor McGregor, “obsessed” with fighting him in a rematch. Diaz spoke with Ariel Helwani on a special edition of The MMA Hour on Wednesday to discuss a variety of topics that included Nate Diaz’s position on the business of fighting...

May 25, 2016 2:32 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘F*** you, pay me motherf*****’

Nate Diaz sounds like he has figured out the business side to fighting in the UFC. After winning the biggest fight of his career against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a non-title welterweight fight bout at UFC 196, Diaz received the biggest payday of his career. Diaz spoke with Ariel Helwani on a special...

May 25, 2016 12:14 pm

Diego Brandao suspended 9 months, fined 30% of purse for failed drug test

Diego Brandao recently found himself as a free agent in the MMA market after he was arrested for aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and assault with a deadly weapon last month. Prior to that however, Brandao was submitted by Brian Ortega back at UFC 195. Following the fight, Brandao failed a drug test when he tested...

May 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ visits cancer patients and donates blood in Curitiba, Brazil

Invicta featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ made sure to give back to her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil following her successful UFC debut at UFC 198. ‘Cyborg,’ who picked up a first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith at UFC 198 visited the Hospital Nossa Senhora Das Gracas in Curitiba while she was back in her hometown. Cyborg...

May 25, 2016 9:48 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo training for Frankie Edgar fight

Back at UFC 156, Jose Aldo defended his UFC featherweight championship against Frankie Edgar. Aldo managed to secure the unanimous decision win to retain the belt, defending the belt for the 4th time. At UFC 200, Frankie Edgar will have his chance at revenge, 3 years after the pair’s initial meeting. In this fight, they...

May 25, 2016 9:38 am

VIDEO | Pop music star training with Jay Glazer & Cung Le

Not many fight fans know that Fox Sports Jay Glazer owns ‘Unbreakable Performance Center’ in West Hollywood, California, which offers MMA training. With that being said, it will likely come as a shock to many to learn that pop music star Demi Lovato has been training has been training with Jay Glazer & Cung Le....

May 25, 2016 9:23 am

Frankie Edgar fires back at Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo may have gotten the better of Frankie Edgar back at UFC 156, however at UFC 200 on July 9th, Frankie Edgar foresees a very different fight. Aldo on the other hand, believes he will win the fight after “easily” winning the first one, apparently with just his left arm. Ahead of UFC 200,...

May 25, 2016 9:13 am

Conor McGregor’s family potentially getting reality show

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has quickly become one of the most recognizable faces in the sporting world. With talks of a potential boxing match against legendary prizefighter Floyd Mayweather keeping McGregor’s name in the headlines more than ever, McGregor could now find himself on TV as a reality star as well. McGregor’s older sister,...

May 25, 2016 8:57 am

Urijah Faber reacts to BJ Penn’s USADA violation

Unfortunate news broke earlier this week that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 199 scrap with Cole Miller on June 4th after voluntarily revealing that he used an IV back in March. While there hasn’t been any word in regards to whether or not Penn will be suspended...

May 25, 2016 8:29 am

PHOTO | Intense & mysterious staredown photo of Conor McGregor & Ronda Rousey leaked

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon since her brutal 2nd round KO loss to Holly Holm at UFC 194 back in November. Since then, Rousey has been filming quite a few movies in Hollywood. On the other hand, since Rousey’s loss, Conor McGregor won the featherweight...