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Oct 7, 2016 12:47 pm

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone Says Conor McGregor is Disliked by All Other Fighters

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is far more than a fantastic fighter. He’s also a venomous trash talker. Though many have attempted to hang with the Irishman on the mic, very few have actually been able to match him in that department.   Unsurprisingly, McGregor’s ceaseless trash talk has made him a bit of a villain among...

Oct 7, 2016 12:43 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping shuts down heckler at UFC 204 weigh-in

At the UFC 204 weigh-in Friday afternoon, Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson hit the scales ahead of their scheduled fight on Saturday night. While the staredown was certainly an intense one, with quite a bit of trash being talking by the middleweight champ, arguably the most intense moment of the event came when ‘The Count’...

Oct 7, 2016 11:53 am

Philippine commission releases statement regarding UFC Fight Night Manila cancellation

Many fans were disappointed to find out the news regarding UFC Fight Night 97 Manila’s cancellation earlier this week. Following news of our very own BJ Penn having to pull out of the scheduled main event versus Ricardo Lamas due to injury, the UFC announced that the entire card would be rescheduled. While many believed...

Oct 7, 2016 10:55 am

Ian Entwistle Explains Last-Minute UFC 204 Withdrawal: “I Don’t Think I Will Ever Risk Putting My Body Through Another Weight Cut”

Early on Friday morning, the fighters scheduled to compete at UFC 204 took the scale to weigh in for battle. And while none of these fighters missed weight, one unfortunately didn’t make it to the scale at all. That fighter was talented English bantamweight Ian Entwistle. When news of Entwistle’s last-minute withdrawal first emerged, the only...

Oct 7, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson weigh-in staredown

In the main event of UFC 204 tomorrow, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will put his middleweight championship belt on the line in Manchester, England as he steps into the Octagon against MMA legend Dan Henderson. For Bisping, the fight will not only give him the opportunity to avenge his infamous UFC 100 knockout loss...

Oct 7, 2016 9:34 am

Conor McGregor’s BJJ Coach Dillon Danis Calls Out the Entire UFC Roster

Though Dillon Danis has been a huge name in the BJJ community for some time, he’s recently gained a good deal of notoriety in the MMA world too. That notoriety can be attributed to the role he played in Conor McGregor’s preparation for UFC 202, where the Irishman would look to avenge an early 2016...

Oct 7, 2016 9:32 am

Gegard Mousasi eyes fight with Anderson Silva after UFC 204

Saturday night in Manchester, England, MMA veteran Gegard Mousasi will be stepping into the Octagon against Vitor Belfort for his 48th professional MMA fight. Mousasi, who will be entering the fight on a 2-fight win streak that most recently saw him pick up a spectacular KO win over Thiago Santos on the UFC Fight Pass...

Oct 7, 2016 8:38 am

Will Brooks explains why he thinks Alex Oliveira purposely missed weight

Earlier this month, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ to square off with Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira in Oliveira’s lightweight debut. The prior day, Oliveira came in five pounds over the lightweight limit of 156 pounds for a non-title fight, forfeiting 20% of...

Oct 7, 2016 8:11 am

Video | “Jacare” Souza Says Luke Rockhold “F**ked Up the Entire Division”

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world by knocking out Luke Rockhold to win the UFC middleweight title. Tomorrow night, in the main event of UFC 204, Bisping will attempt to defend his new title against a former foil in Dan Henderson. While this fight’s built-in revenge...

Oct 7, 2016 7:55 am

Anthony Pettis weighs in on Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

In the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be stepping into the Octagon to square off with Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship. The fight, which takes place almost exactly a year after McGregor won the UFC featherweight championship, gives McGregor the opportunity to become the first ever simultaneous two-division...

Oct 7, 2016 7:26 am

UFC 204 Early Weigh in Results: One Fighter Withdraws with Illness

Tomorrow night, the UFC takes over beautiful Manchester, England with UFC 204. This hotly anticipated card will be headlined by a rather unlikely middleweight title fight between new champion Michael Bisping, and 46-year-old title challenger Dan Henderson, who plans to retire no matter the outcome of the bout. The co-main event, meanwhile, will see former...

Oct 6, 2016 6:50 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg says Ronda Rousey will need surgery on her face after they fight

Cris Cyborg continues to campaign for her fight against former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Cyborg was a guest on FS1’s “Speak For Yourself” and talked about the fight that could actually be closer to happening now that Cyborg is fighting in the UFC. “My last fight, I broke the nose of the girl...

Oct 6, 2016 1:14 pm

Report: UFC Fight Night 97 in Manila canceled due to ‘drug testing issues’

On Thursday, the UFC announced that the UFC Fight Night event scheduled to take place in Manila was canceled and needs to be rescheduled. The full statement from the UFC reads: Manila, Philippines – UFC® announced today that it will reschedule its UFC Fight Night event planned for Oct. 15 in Manila, Philippines due to...

Oct 6, 2016 1:12 pm

Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson go at it on Twitter

Just hours after their rematch was officially announced for UFC 206 in Toronto, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson took to Twitter to stir up the pot with some trash talk. See for yourself how the exchanges went down! Let's bang then! Let's see how you handle getting hit as much as...

Oct 6, 2016 12:35 pm

Anderson Silva “very upset, sad, and disappointed” with UFC

When it was revealed that just 48 hours before UFC 200, interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would be unable to fight Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship due to a failed out-of-competition drug test the month prior, former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped up to take Jones’ place. On just two days...

Oct 6, 2016 12:05 pm

Five fights added to UFC 206

Five more fights have been added to UFC 206 following the announcement of Daniel Cormier’s rematch with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson headlining the card. The UFC is currently rounding out the card in their return to Toronto, having added Landro Vanatta, who impressed in spite of a losing effort to Tony Ferguson, against Canadian MMA veteran...

Oct 6, 2016 11:43 am

Sage Northcutt vs. Mickey Gall booked for UFC Fight Night in Sacramento

Mickey Gall’s campaign to fight Sage Northcutt has worked out for himself. ESPN reported on Thursday that Gall is set to meet Northcutt in a welterweight bout at UFC Fight Night Sacramento on December 17. Following Gall’s submission win over former WWE wrestling superstar, CM Punk, the young prospect called Northcutt out in his Octagon...

Oct 6, 2016 10:59 am

Nate Diaz given public warning from USADA for UFC 202 CBD oil vaping incident

Over a month has passed since Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor put on their exciting battle in the Octagon at UFC 202. Following the fight, Nate Diaz was seen smoking a vape pen and was asked about it by the media. “It’s CBD,” Diaz said at the UFC 202 post-fight press conference (transcribed by MMA...

Oct 6, 2016 10:46 am

UFC Manila cancelled, UFC releases statement

After losing its scheduled main event, the UFC has now cancelled the entire Fight Night 97, according to a report by FloCombat. The UFC has released a statement on the cancellation of the card, saying: “Athletes scheduled to compete on the Oct. 15 card will be rebooked at upcoming UFC events in the near future....

Oct 6, 2016 9:54 am

Julianna Pena not happy with Ronda Rousey potentially being given title shot upon return

It has now been almost exactly a year since former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was in the Octagon. In her last outing, Rousey was bloodied and battered by striking ace Holly Holm, who ultimately knocked Rousey out cold in the 2nd round to win the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Following the loss, Rousey...

Oct 6, 2016 9:34 am

Daniel Cormier explains why he didn’t fight Anthony Johnson at UFC 205

Recently, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson took to Twitter to exchange verbal blows. Johnson called Cormier out for a fight at UFC 205, the UFC’s inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden, however Cormier was quick to shut down the idea, claiming his analyst duties for Fox...

Oct 6, 2016 9:09 am

Vitor Belfort struggling with weight-cut for UFC 204 fight

With just 24 hours until former UFC middleweight champion Vitor Belfort needs to hit the scales for his middleweight scrap with Gegard Mousasi, ‘The Phenom’ is reportedly struggling with his weight cut. While there has been no word yet as to what Belfort is currently weighing, the situation is bad enough that the UFC has...

Oct 6, 2016 8:35 am

Tyson Fury admits to cocaine usage: “l don’t want to live anymore”

News surfaced recently that Boxing heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury had failed a drug test for cocaine. The news came just days after Fury had pulled out of his rematch against Wladimir Klitschko on September 23rd for unidentified reasons, stating he was deemed “medically unfit” to fight. While it was expected that Fury would be...

Oct 5, 2016 10:37 pm

Bryan Caraway offers to replace BJ Penn against Ricardo Lamas at UFC: Manila

With our namesake BJ Penn officially out of the fight with Ricardo Lamas, fellow UFC featherweight Bryan Caraway has offered to take his place. Caraway took to Twitter immediately after the news was announced and offered his services in a polite yet enthusiastic call-out: @arielhelwani 100% #Respect I WANT THIS FIGHT! #UFC #UFCManila @RicardoLamasMMA is...

Oct 5, 2016 10:37 pm

Conor McGregor claimed he would KO Eddie Alvarez nearly four years ago

If all goes according to Conor McGregor’s plans at UFC 205 on November 12, “Mystic Mac” will surely be buzzing on this one. On January 13, 2013, “The Notorious” tweeted “@arielhelwani @danawhite I’D STOP EDDIE ALVAREZ IN THE 1st ROUND, I’D STOP JIM MILLER IN THE 1st ROUND, I’D STOP CLAY GUIDA IN THE 1st...

Oct 5, 2016 7:42 pm

Georges St-Pierre says he will be making a big announcement next week!

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre has not competed inside the octagon since his November of 2013 split-decision victory over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in Las Vegas. The Canadian mixed martial arts legend, St-Pierre, recently spoke with Quebec sports media outlet “RDS” where he claimed that a big announcement is coming next week. @adirthe...

Oct 5, 2016 5:50 pm

REPORT: Werdum vs. Velasquez II set for December 30 in Las Vegas

The rematch between former UFC heavyweight champs Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez appears to be set for the UFC’s annual end of the year card, according to Werdum’s coach Rafael Cordiero. “Beniel Dariush is representing our team on 5 November in Mexico City and Werdum on December 30 in Vegas against Cain Velasquez. Go with everything!”,...