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Aug 31, 2016 9:54 pm

Max Holloway calls out Anthony Pettis on Twitter, Pettis responds

With the UFC featherweight division currently on hold while Conor McGregor decides whether or not to defend his featherweight strap against Jose Aldo, presumptive #1 contender Max Holloway, and #6 ranked Anthony Pettis are doing a bit of matchmaking of their own! Holloway, who is fresh off a unanimous decision win over Ricardo Lamas at...

Aug 31, 2016 9:49 pm

Demetrious Johnson up for superfight with Dominick Cruz

With Dominick Cruz and Demetrious Johnson both hailed as two of the most dominant champions in the UFC, many fans have been calling for the pair to have a rematch of their 2011 scrap that saw Cruz walk away with a unanimous decision. Cruz, who is fresh off a dominant decision win over Urijah Faber...

Aug 31, 2016 9:37 pm

VIDEO | Paige VanZant reading Ronda Rousey’s book despite altercation

Earlier this year, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate made an appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience where she opened up on an altercation that occurred between Ronda Rousey and Paige VanZant. According to Tate, VanZant was looking for Rousey to take a picture together. When Rousey found VanZant however, she proceeded to create...


Aug 31, 2016 9:30 pm

PHOTO | Diaz Brothers backstage with rapper Wiz Khalifa

Nick and Nate Diaz are becoming somewhat of pop culture celebrities! On the heels of Nate Diaz’s historic UFC 202 fight with Conor McGregor, the brothers were photographed alongside rap icon Snoop Dogg. Now, the brothers can be seen in the photo below alongside none other than famed rapper Wiz Khalifa. Check out the photo...

Aug 31, 2016 9:11 pm

Rory MacDonald addresses criticism of Bellator roster

When longtime UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald officially signed with Bellator MMA, many members of the MMA community began criticizing ‘The Red King’ for the move, stating that MacDonald won’t be facing as tough of competition in Bellator as he did in the UFC. MacDonald took to Twitter to address the criticism: ppl sayin bellator doesnt...

Aug 31, 2016 8:40 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre reacts to Dana White’s criticism live

Wednesday evening on ‘UFC Tonight’ former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre made an appearance to discuss the rumors of his return. During the course of the interview, co-host Daniel Cormier read St-Pierre some recent comments made by UFC President Dana White, in which he stated that St-Pierre doesn’t have what it takes to be a champion...

Aug 31, 2016 7:56 pm

Georges St-Pierre fires back at Dana White for recent comments

Wednesday evening, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre appeared on ‘UFC Tonight’ to discuss the rumors regarding his potential return to the Octagon. St-Pierre revealed that he is more than willing to return to the Octagon, however the UFC has his terms, and the pair has yet to reach a deal. In addition, St-Pierre revealed...

Aug 31, 2016 2:45 pm

Ronda Rousey: Fighting is good for people’s mental health

Cross-over superstar Ronda Rousey hasn’t stepped into the Octagon since last year after suffering a devastating knockout loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193. In spite of the jaw-breaking, concussion-causing head kick Holm dealt her, the former champ still regards the sport as beneficial to the brain. Rousey waxed philosophical during an interview with USA Today on Wednesday...

Aug 31, 2016 2:40 pm

VIDEO | Watch Rory MacDonald Get a Warm Welcome to Bellator

One of the biggest stories of the last week has been Rory MacDonald’s move from the UFC to Bellator, where a long list of exciting new matchups now await him. Now that the dust has settled, Bellator has released some awesome, behind the scenes footage of MacDonald’s first moments as a Bellator fighter. Watch the video above to...

Aug 31, 2016 12:56 pm

Tyron Woodley Says He’s Faced Negativity and Racism Since Winning the Belt

On July 30, Tyron Woodley shut the power off on Robbie Lawler to win the UFC welterweight title. Unsurprisingly, this was the biggest moment of the 34-year-old’s career. He’d reached the mountaintop. He’d won his gold. Yet on the latest episode of his podcast, The Morning Wood Show, Woodley explained that it hasn’t been all glitz and...

Aug 31, 2016 10:09 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor purchases extravagant new car

It’s no secret that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is one of the highest paid men on the UFC roster, if not the single highest paid fighter on the roster. On the heels of his UFC 202 majority decision win over Nate Diaz, where McGregor made a guaranteed $3 million just to show, ‘Notorious’ has...

Aug 31, 2016 9:51 am

Donald Cerrone teases ‘epic’ welterweight fight announcement

While Donald Cerrone is undoubtably one of the top lightweights on the UFC roster, ‘Cowboy’ has left MMA fans stunned when he steps into the Octagon at welterweight. At 6 feet tall, and with a 73 inch reach, Cowboy certainly isn’t the biggest welterweight on the roster, however time and time again he has proven...

Aug 31, 2016 9:19 am

Dana White interested in Rumble vs Bones fight for interim belt

Coming off of a blistering 13-second knockout of Glover Teixeira, many believed Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had earned a rematch with current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. However, UFC president Dana White has different plans in mind. “You can’t blame Cormier. The guy spent money and trained like 3 times and didn’t fight Jon Jones,” White...

Aug 31, 2016 9:17 am

Rashad Evans shuts down Tim Kennedy on social media

Following Rashad Evans brutal KO loss to Glover Teixeira earlier this year, the former champ expressed his interest to finally make the drop down to 185 pounds and make a run at middleweight. Reports then began to surface that Evans would be fighting Tim Kennedy at the UFC’s historic inaugural PPV event at the Madison...

Aug 31, 2016 9:07 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan demonstrates slick back take

It’s no secret that UFC commentator Joe Rogan is a 10th planet Jiu-Jitsu black belt under his friend, Eddie Bravo. Rogan’s expertise comes in handy quite often while doing his live commentary during fights, as he is able to break down exactly what is happening in the Octagon, and what fighters are trying to do...

Aug 31, 2016 8:33 am

GIF | Donald Cerrone goes Super Saiyan on Rick Story

If you missed Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s amazing performance against Rick Story at UFC 202, the UFC ranked lightweight and welterweight became the first man to finish Story by TKO. Cerrone put together a beautiful combination that hurt Story and caused referee Herb Dean to call an end to the bout in the second round. To...

Aug 31, 2016 8:11 am

Paul Felder Starts GoFundMe Campaign to Get his Cornermen to Brazil

While Conor McGregor is breaking records with his multi-million dollar paydays, many other UFC fighters continue to struggle financially. Look no further than dangerous lightweight striker Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder for evidence of this. On September 24, Felder is scheduled for a trip south to Brasilia, Brazil, where he’ll be taking on the streaking...

Aug 31, 2016 8:10 am

Who Do You Think Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Should Fight Next?

In May of this year, UFC middleweight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (23-4) pummelled Vitor Belfort en route to a fantastic, first-round TKO. The win pushed the talented grappler to a fantastic 9-1 in his last 10–a controversial loss to Yoel Romero being his only hiccup in that stretch. In the wake of his defeat of Belfort, Jacare...

Aug 31, 2016 6:21 am

Teruto Ishihara Says USADA stared at “Yashabo Jr.” During Urine Sample Collection

USADA came in and took my urine and blood today to add to their collection! It took me 40 minutes to piss since they were staring right at Yashabo Jr. #urinemania A video posted by Teruto"YASHABOU"Ishihara (@teru145) on Aug 30, 2016 at 8:49pm PDT UFC featherweight Teruto “Yashabo” Ishihara is quickly becoming a fan favorite–not...

Aug 31, 2016 2:46 am

Michael Chandler Says He’d Fight Rory MacDonald At Welterweight

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler’s immediate future looks like it could get very interesting. We know that he’ll be taking on former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson on November 19. Should he pass that test, Chandler can then look forward to a scrap with another UFC veteran in Josh Thompson, and perhaps even to a...

Aug 30, 2016 10:06 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson calls out Ariel Helwani for basketball game

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is arguably the pound for pound kingpin of MMA at the present time. After being forced to withdraw from his UFC 201 scrap with Wilson Reis in July, Johnson has decided to look to showcase his talents outside of the Octagon. ‘Mighty Mouse’ issued a challenge to MMA journalist Ariel...

Aug 30, 2016 9:45 pm

Rafael dos Anjos making changes following loss to Eddie Alvarez

When Eddie Alvarez and Rafael dos Anjos stepped into the Octagon on July 7th, no one could have imagined Alvarez would pick up such an incredibly dominant TKO just minutes into the fight to claim the UFC lightweight championship. With the UFC opting to book dos Anjos to fight Tony Ferguson rather than give him...

Aug 30, 2016 4:36 pm

Travis Browne gives update on Ronda Rousey’s mental game ahead of potential return

As time goes on, with no definite news in regards to when Ronda Rousey will return to the Octagon, many are wondering if a ‘Rousey return’ will ever happen. While Rousey was originally supposed to return in November, a year after her devastating knockout loss to Holly Holm, that date has continually been pushed back....

Aug 30, 2016 3:22 pm

VIDEO | Paige VanZant reflects on KO win over Bec Rawlings

On the main card of UFC on FOX 21, Paige VanZant left MMA fans stunned as she became the first woman in the UFC to knock out Bec Rawlings. Not only did VanZant knock out Rawlings, the finish was an incredibly impressive one, with VanZant faking a leg kick with her front leg, before instantly...