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Oct 7, 2016 5:45 pm

Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva rumored for UFC 206

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre spoke with Canadian Sports Outlet “RDS” two days ago and stated that he would be making a “big announcement” next week. Rumors are now swirling that GSP’s big announcement could be a super-fight with former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson “The Spider” Silva, which would headline the UFC 206 pay-per-view event...

Oct 7, 2016 2:46 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Bas Rutten predicts Vitor Belfort vs. Gegard Mousasi

Tomorrow night in Manchester, England, MMA veterans Vitor Belfort and Gegard Mousasi will step into the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 204. Interestingly enough, while this is the first time the pair will step into the cage together, it isn’t the first time they have been booked to fight. Back in 2009, Affliction...

Oct 7, 2016 1:42 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Bas Rutten predicts Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson

Tomorrow night in Manchester, England, Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson will square off in a highly anticipated fight for the UFC middleweight championship in a fight that will also serve as Henderson’s last fight before retiring from MMA. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community appears to be torn on their prediction for the scrap....

Oct 7, 2016 12:51 pm

Alan Jouban Calls Out “The Immortal” for a December Scrap

Over the course of his seven-fight stint with the UFC, Alan Jouban has established himself as one of the most consistently exciting welterweights on the roster. Now that he’s recovered from an action-packed July brawl with Belal Muhammad, the ever-entertaining scrapper is ready to get back in there. According to a Friday afternoon Tweet, Jouban is...

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...