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Mar 23, 2017 5:32 am

Fired-Up Tony Ferguson tells Conor McGregor to “Defend or Vacate”

Last November, in the main event of the blockbuster UFC 205, Ireland’s Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title. With this win, the already sought-after superstar became the target of the lightweight division’s top contenders – namely Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. Regrettably for fighters like Nurmagomedov and Ferguson, McGregor quickly...

Mar 22, 2017 2:20 pm

Chris Weidman discusses upcoming Gegard Mousasi fight

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is currently gearing up for his UFC 210 scrap with Gegard Mousasi in less than two weeks, where he will look to snap a 2-fight skid and move one step closer to potential reclaiming the UFC middleweight title. Ahead of his scrap with Mousasi, the former champ knows that...

Mar 22, 2017 2:07 pm

Claudia Gadelha eyeing finish of Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Claudia Gadelha may be one of the most dominant women’s strawweights on the planet, however with two losses to Joanna Jedrzejczyk on her record, the top ranked straweweight knows a trilogy fight with the champ may never happen. With that being said, ahead of her UFC 212 scrap with Karolina Kowalkiewicz on June 3rd, Gadelha...

Mar 22, 2017 1:48 pm

NSAC chairman suggests second hearing for Nate Diaz regarding water bottle incident

On Wednesday, Conor McGregor saved a lot of money after his second hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). The second hearing was for the water bottle war that took place between McGregor and team Nate Diaz at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference. McGregor was initially served a $75,000 fine along with a...

Mar 22, 2017 1:32 pm

Instagram king Dan Bilzerian gets called out after expressing interest in MMA fight

Dan Bilzerian is known for the ridiculous lifestyle that he lives, documenting many of his spectacles for all to see on Instagram. With 21.3 million followers and counting, the Instagram king recently spoke with the guys at MMA Junkie Radio where he said there were a few things on his bucket list that he still...

Mar 22, 2017 12:01 pm

Joe Duffy confident Conor McGregor will lose to Floyd Mayweather

‘Irish’ Joe Duffy was at one time one of the most watched prospects in the UFC. Prior to McGregor’s UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz, Duffy was the last man to defeat McGregor, submitting the Irish superstar in the 1st round of their Cage Warriors 39 scrap in 2010. While Duffy is currently on a...

Mar 22, 2017 11:25 am

Confirmed! Former champ Robbie Lawler has found a new home

Earlier this year, we learned that former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler had left his long-time home of American Top Team. When this new surfaced, there was immediate speculation as to where the former champ would relocate. We now have our answer. Lawler is now training out of Combat Club in Lantana, Florida. This move was...

Mar 22, 2017 11:16 am

Wanderlei Silva releases statement on Chael Sonnen fight

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva was set to fight UFC veteran Chael Sonnen nearly three years ago at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale in 2014. Unfortunately, due to a brawl that occurred mid-season, which resulted in Silva injuring his hand, the fight was postponed. Silva then refused to take a random drug test, and was pulled...

Mar 22, 2017 10:54 am

Royce Gracie wants Matt Hughes rematch

UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie made his highly anticipated return to MMA over a year ago, where he picked up a 1st round TKO win over Frank Shamrock. The fight was Gracie’s first in nearly a decade, and left fans wondering if they would ever see the 50 year old UFC icon set foot...

Mar 22, 2017 9:53 am

Dana White not counting Conor McGregor out of Mayweather fight

UFC lightweight champion and former UFC featherweight champion, Conor McGregor may possess some of the best knockout power in the UFC’s 145 or 155 pound divisions. That has lead many to believe that McGregor stood a chance against undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. On the other hand of course, Floyd Mayweather is one of the...

Mar 22, 2017 8:38 am

Floyd Mayweather’s teammate confident McGregor superfight will happen

Throughout the course of 2017, undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have continued to be linked to a boxing superfight. The year started with Mayweather offering McGregor $15 million for a boxing superfight, with UFC President Dana White then countering Mayweather’s offer with one of his own. Mayweather of course laughed off the...

Mar 22, 2017 8:34 am

Cody Garbrandt accuses TJ Dillashaw of ending a teammate’s career

Earlier this month, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw appeared on the Fight Society Podcast to discuss his upcoming showdown with reigning bantamweight champ and former teammate Cody Garbrandt. During this segment, Dillashaw explained that he believes his highly publicized beef with Garbrandt is unnecessary, calling their rivalry “comical.” “The beef with Cody is just...

Mar 22, 2017 7:25 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler spars at new gym in Florida

https://www.instagram.com/p/BR6K8snhzsr/ Last July, Robbie Lawler was punched out in the first-round of a fight with Tyron Woodley. This loss marked the end of his short but violent reign as UFC welterweight champion, and though he was briefly scheduled for a UFC 205 scrap with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, he has not been seen in the Octagon...

Mar 22, 2017 5:51 am

Michael Bisping blasts “f**king p**sy” Vitor Belfort for CM Punk callout

Earlier this month, MMA legend Vitor Belfort was mauled by a younger, faster, Kelvin Gastelum. Many fans took this beatdown as a sign that it was time for the aging legend to retire. Belfort himself, however, said he had one more in him. In his post-fight interview, he said he’d like to fulfil the last...

Mar 21, 2017 2:10 pm

TJ Dillashaw to Cody Garbrandt: ‘Release the video! I could care less’

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is currently in the midst of filming ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption’ opposite nemesis UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt. The pair continued to trade barbs in the media prior to UFC 207, where Garbrandt picked up a dominant unanimous decision win over Dominick Cruz to claim the bantamweight championship. On...

Mar 21, 2017 12:26 pm

VIDEO | Dana White talks Mayweather vs. McGregor and President Donald Trump

UFC President Dana White is a busy man and was on his way to catch a flight out of LAX on Monday. X17 Online caught up with White and was able to get a quick interview with the UFC boss on the latest regarding the much-talked about Mayweather vs. McGregor boxing match, as well his...

Mar 21, 2017 11:59 am

TJ Dillashaw opens up on “comical” beef with Cody Garbrandt

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is currently in the midst of filming the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite former teammate, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt. The pair of course have a very long and very public feud stemming from Dillashaw’s departure from Team Alpha Male, which resulted in he and Team Alpha...

Mar 21, 2017 11:23 am

Marc Diakiese and Paul Felder get heated, set up a fight on Twitter

Last weekend, on the undercard of the UFC’s latest trip to London, England, undefeated Congolese-British lightweight Marc Diakiese scored a thunderous, first-round knockout over the game Teemu Packalen. Though Diakiese was already considered a prospect, this win thrust him even further into the lightweight limelight. Having emerged as a fighter to watch in the UFC lightweight...

Mar 21, 2017 10:02 am

Phil Davis and Ryan Bader hoping to rematch on stacked Bellator 180 card

Earlier this week, we learned that long-time UFC light heavyweight contender and TUF season eight winner Ryan Bader had signed with Bellator MMA. The dangerous light heavyweight talent has wasted no time in attempting to book his first fight with the organization, calling out the light heavyweight champ Phil Davis for a fight at Bellator...

Mar 21, 2017 9:14 am

Tito Ortiz claims he ‘manhandled’ Dana White during private plane altercation

Recently, UFC President Dana White made an appearance on ‘Conan’ to discuss all things relating to MMA. Of course a superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor was discussed, however one of the segments which has received the most attention is White’s account of a time he and Tito Ortiz got into a full blown...

Mar 21, 2017 8:58 am

Miesha Tate: ‘I would love to’ appear in WWE

In the first fight on the main card of November’s landmark UFC 205, Miesha Tate came up short to Raquel Pennington. Shortly after this fight, the former women’s bantamweight champion announced her intention to retire from mixed martial arts competition. It’s not my time anymore,” Tate told UFC commentator Joe Rogan. “It’s the future’s time.”...

Mar 21, 2017 8:18 am

Stephen Thompson gives updates on injury and resulting surgery

Shortly after his competitive UFC 209 loss to reigning welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, we learned that Stephen Thompson had sustained an injury to his MCL. In an interview with BJPENN.COM’s Chris Taylor, Thompson clarified that, while his MCL was indeed injured, it would not require surgery. He would, however, require surgery for an injured meniscus....

Mar 21, 2017 7:31 am

Ex-fighter War Machine found guilty on 29 of 34 charges

Over the last few weeks, the trial of Bellator and UFC veteran War Machine (born Jonathan Koppenhaver) has dominated headlines. This trial stemmed from a grisly 2014 incident, during which the former fighter brutalized ex-girlfriend Christy Mac and her then boyfriend Corey Thomas. After several weeks of court proceedings, during which many horrifying details about...

Mar 21, 2017 6:47 am

Nate Diaz blasts Dana White for lying about fight offers

Despite being one of the most popular fighters on the UFC roster, Stockton, California’s Nate Diaz has not been seen in the cage since he gave up a competitive decision to Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 202 back in August. In a recent interview with TMZ, UFC President Dana White said that...

Mar 21, 2017 5:54 am

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione rebooked as co-headliner for Bellator 180

Yesterday afternoon, we learned that Bellator MMA will be heading to New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden on June 24. The ever-growing promotion will do so with Bellator 180, a pay-per-view card that will be headlined by a long-awaited light heavyweight showdown between three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen and Pride legend Wanderlei Silva....

Mar 20, 2017 1:58 pm

Stephen Thompson has his sights set on two former champions

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson suffered a majority decision loss to Tyron Woodley earlier this month at UFC 209 in Las Vegas. The loss marked Thompson’s second unsuccessful attempt to steal the title from Woodley, as the pair had battled to a majority decision draw at UFC 205 this past November in New York. Following his loss...