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Feb 4, 2016 2:43 pm

CM Punk: “I just do better in high-pressure situations”

While CM Punk may not have made his MMA debut yet, the stakes are high for the former WWE Champion. As we get closer and closer to Punk’s potential UFC 200 debut, we now know that if Mickey Gall defeats Mike Jackson this Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ he will be Punk’s...

Feb 4, 2016 2:34 pm

Max Holloway calls for fight with top 3 opponent

Max Holloway may still have his hand in a cast following his UFC 194 unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens. The win over Stephens gave Holloway his 8th straight win, and the most consecutive wins in the UFC featherweight division. With no immediate timetable for his return, Holloway is anxious to return to the Octagon...

Feb 4, 2016 1:01 pm

Chael Sonnen says he is a ‘huge supporter of Donald Trump’

Chael Sonnen has never been one to shy away from his words or his opinion. The retired UFC veteran spoke with FOX Sports on the topic of politics and how he feels Donald Trump has changed the game. “I’m a huge supporter of Trump,” Sonnen told FOX Sports. “When people talk about him, I hear...


Feb 4, 2016 12:54 pm

WATCH! Tim Means on failed drug test: “I’m not cutting corners”

Earlier this week it was revealed that Tim ‘Dirty Bird’ Means had been pulled from his ‘UFC Fight Night: 83’ main event bout with Donald Cerrone due to a potential anti-doping violation. Since then, the UFC has replaced Means with Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira, who will now fight Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in main event of UFC...

Feb 4, 2016 12:46 pm

WATCH! Stephen Thompson discusses Johny Hendricks fight with Frank Trigg

This Saturday in Las Vegas Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson faces the toughest test of his MMA career as he steps in the Octagon against former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Thompson is riding a 5-fight win streak into the bout that most recently saw him pick up a highlight reel KO win over Jake Ellenberger. Ahead...

Feb 4, 2016 12:39 pm

WATCH #TBT! 16-year-old Rory MacDonald’s second pro fight

Wow! Talk about a Throwback Thursday! Check out a very young Rory MacDonald in his second professional fight against Ken Tran at the KOTC – Anarchy event. The fight took place on Feb. 11, 2006, at The Station, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. Fellow UFC veteran Patrick Cote also fought in the main event. MacDonald...

Feb 4, 2016 12:22 pm

Dana White to Conor McGregor: “You’re right!”

At the UFC 196 press conference recently Conor McGregor wasn’t pleased with the fight poster for the event. McGregor expressed his dissatisfaction with the UFC’s poster department, saying he would have to go down there to have a conversation with whoever designed the fight poster. UFC President Dana White explained that the reason McGregor’s belt...

Feb 4, 2016 11:44 am

On This Day: Carlos Condit defeats Nick Diaz, becomes interim champion

It was on this day 4 years ago that Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz fought for the UFC interim welterweight champion. The bout was set up after GSP withdrew from his UFC 143 bout with Diaz due to a torn ACL. The UFC ultimately replaced GSP with Condit, and made the bout an interim championship...

Feb 4, 2016 11:08 am

WATCH! Is Dana White afraid he will lose Ronda Rousey to acting?

UFC President Dana White appeared recently on FS1 talking with Katie Nolan about Ronda Rousey and her future. The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has taken a break from fighting in the UFC and is currently in the middle of filming for upcoming Hollywood movies. White spoke with Nolan on Rousey and her acting career,...

Feb 4, 2016 10:47 am

Battle of the ‘Cowboys’ as Alex Oliveira accepts fight with Donald Cerrone

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was left without an opponent after his first scheduled fight in the UFC at welterweight with Tim Means hit a wall. The UFC announced on Wednesday that Means was flagged by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” from an out of competition drug testing. The UFC...

Feb 4, 2016 10:15 am

Jose Aldo randomly tested by USADA

While Jose Aldo currently doesn’t have a fight booked, that didn’t stop the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency from randomly drug testing the former champ this morning. Since his UFC 194 KO loss to Conor McGregor, Aldo has campaigned for an immediate rematch, telling the UFC that he will not accept any fight other than a rematch...

Feb 4, 2016 10:07 am

Dana White gives updated timetable for Ronda Rousey’s return

Since Ronda Rousey lost to Holly Holm via KO at UFC 193 there has been much speculation as to when, or if, ‘Rowdy’ would return to the Octagon. While Rousey has assured fans that she will in fact be back, a jam packed filming schedule made it so that Rousey would be unable to have...

Feb 4, 2016 9:45 am

Dana White on Conor McGregor’s chances at UFC 196: “I don’t see how he wins”

.@ufc President @danawhite tells @anezbitt he doesn't see how @TheNotoriousMMA could win his next fight.https://t.co/C6hU5npDbK — AtTheBuzzer (@TheBuzzerOnFOX) February 4, 2016 When it was announced that Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship, McGregor made it clear that he believed he wants the welterweight championship...

Feb 4, 2016 9:36 am

Dana White blames himself for Sage Northcutt’s loss

This past Saturday Sage Northcutt suffered the first loss of his professional career at the hands of Bryan Barberena. Northcutt immediately caught criticism from many fans and fellow fighters for what they believed to be a premature tap. Surprisingly, Northcutt remained as optimistic as ever and even announced that he would be training full time...

Feb 4, 2016 9:19 am

Anderson Silva: Chris Weidman rematch will be “tougher fight” for Luke Rochold

In the co-main event of UFC 194 Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman via 4th round TKO to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Rockhold’s win was so dominant that many were wondering whether or not Weidman would get an immediate rematch. In addition, on the main card of UFC 194 Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza via...

Feb 4, 2016 9:05 am

Freddie Roach breaks down Conor McGregor’s 13 second KO win

Back at UFC 194 Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds. The win was not only the biggest one of McGregor’s career, but also one of the biggest moments in combat sports history. In the wake of the bout McGregor announced that he would be moving up to lightweight to challenge Rafael...

Feb 4, 2016 8:54 am

WATCH! ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ Media Day staredowns

Yesterday the ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ media day went down in Las Vegas. The event gave media members a chance to talk with the fighters on the card ahead of their scheduled bouts on Saturday evening in Las Vegas. In the main event Johny Hendricks will look to return to the Octagon after...

Feb 4, 2016 8:15 am

UPDATES! BJ Penn, Alexander Gustafsson, Yoel Romero, and John Dodson

With the UFC’s packed schedule it’s easy to get left behind in the ever changing world of MMA news. Ariel Helwani joined ‘UFC Tonight’ to give updates on just what’s going on with several top-ranked fighters. In the video above you can get updates on the following situations: First up is our namesake BJ Penn,...

Feb 4, 2016 8:08 am

WATCH! Fabricio Werdum talks UFC 196, timetable for return, and more!

As many know, this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ fight card on Fox Sports 1 was initially UFC 196. The event was supposed to be headlined by Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez as they compete for the UFC heavyweight championship. Ultimately however injuries forced Velasquez, and then Werdum as well, off the card....

Feb 4, 2016 7:47 am

WATCH! Top 5 ‘Hendricks vs. Thompson’ media day moments

Yesterday the ‘Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ media day went down in Las Vegas. There are several high-profile bouts on the card including Mickey Gall vs. Mike Jackson which goes down on the UFC Fight Pass Prelims. If Gall wins, he will then get to fight CM Punk at UFC 200. In the co-main event...

Feb 4, 2016 1:31 am

Tim Means flagged for ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’ and out of fight with Donald Cerrone

Another UFC veteran has been flagged by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). UFC welterweight Tim Means has been flagged by USADA for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” from an out of competition drug testing. Means was scheduled to welcome former lightweight title contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone to the welterweight division at UFC Fight Night...

Feb 3, 2016 5:07 pm

FIRST LOOK! Official UFC 196 poster

At the UFC 196 press conference, Conor McGregor wasn’t too pleased with the promotional poster that was used. The poster in question showed McGregor standing behind dos Anjos, and didn’t include McGregor’s featherweight title belt. Of course McGregor’s title belt wasn’t included because his featherweight championship wasn’t on the line in the fight due to...

Feb 3, 2016 4:05 pm

WATCH! Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman II official for UFC 199

.@katienolan with another scoop! @LukeRockhold will rematch @ChrisWeidmanUFC in June #GTLive https://t.co/FPRrmAP9og — Garbage Time (@GarbageTime) February 3, 2016 There has been much speculation as to whether or not Chris Weidman would get an immediate rematch against Luke Rockhold after losing via 4th round TKO at UFC 194. With Yoel Romero’s failed drug test it...

Feb 3, 2016 1:56 pm

Video: Urijah Faber almost got killed by mafia! Hillarious – Faber explains

There has been many a great story tellers in our time but none as vividly explained with enthusiasm and great detail like Urijah Faber. Faber attempts to relive that fateful night that started out with a friendly night of dancing ending in what sounds like a tragic night of fun with a twist. The alley...

Feb 3, 2016 1:29 pm

LOL! Sage Northcutt as optimistic as ever following first loss

[ooyala code=”g0aWZuMDE6V0Hobs2ZSbc0frCK0qFpb_” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”3840″ height=”2160″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] This past Saturday at UFC on FOX 18 Sage Northcutt suffered the first loss of his professional career. Northcutt fought Bryan Barberena, who was a late fill-in for Andrew Holbrook. Barberena picked up a 2nd round submission win over Northcutt, which lead many to criticize Northcutt for what...