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Jun 21, 2016 9:57 am

Rafael dos Anjos wants “easy money” fight with Conor McGregor

Earlier this year, after Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in 13 seconds to claim the UFC featherweight championship, McGregor was slated to move up to lightweight to fight lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC 196. Unfortunately, dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with a broken foot, and...

Jun 21, 2016 9:49 am

Fabio Maldonado’s team to appeal loss to Fedor Emelianenko

Last Friday in Russia, former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado put on an incredible performance against MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko. Unfortunately for Maldonado, the performance wasn’t enough to win him the fight, as he lost via majority decision. Maldonado came out of the gate strong as he had Emelianenko rocked and nearly finished for almost...

Jun 21, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Another Reebok wardrobe malfunction occurred this past weekend

This past weekend in Ottawa, Canada, Valerie Letourneau and Joanne Calderwood competed in the first UFC women’s flyweight matchup in the UFC. Calderwood won the fight decisively, rocking Letourneau numerous times with shots to the face and body. During the 3rd round, right before being finished, Letourneau nearly lost her top due to a Reebok...

Jun 21, 2016 9:28 am

Jon Jones’ team concerned with referee for Daniel Cormier rematch

At UFC 200 on July 9th, pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones will have the opportunity to reclaim his UFC light heavyweight championship as he fights Daniel Cormier in a title unification bout. Ahead of the fight, Jones’ manager reached out to NAC director Bob Bennett to express his concerns over veteran referee ‘Big’ John...


Jun 21, 2016 9:08 am

Conor McGregor’s generous presents to his family members

It’s no secret that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor likes to enjoy “the fruits” of his labor. McGregor frequently posts pictures to his social media accounts of luxury cars and designer clothes which he purchases for himself and his girlfriend. McGregor’s father, Tony McGregor, opened up in a recent interview with Independent about the presents...

Jun 21, 2016 8:55 am

Dana White reacts to Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado

Last Friday, MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko stepped into the cage in the main event of EFN 50 in Russia to fight former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in his second fight since returning to MMA on New Year’s Eve. The fight started off extremely bad for Emelianenko, who spent the majority of the first round...

Jun 21, 2016 8:48 am

Luke Rockhold reflects on loss to “piece of s***” Michael Bisping

In the main event of UFC 199, UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was knocked out cold by Michael Bisping, earning ‘The Count’ the middleweight championship after nearly a decade with the UFC. Following the bout, the pair were involved in two post-fight exchanges. The first took place in the Octagon, when Bisping attempted to shake...

Jun 20, 2016 3:21 pm

Georges St-Pierre explains why he wants to fight again after three-year hiatus

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made it clear on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” that he is ready to get back in the Octagon. “Rush” last fought in November 2013 where he took a controversial split-decision win over Johny Hendricks. However, after a recent successful test camp to ensure his skills were still...

Jun 20, 2016 2:26 pm

Georges St-Pierre denies reaching out to Michael Bisping for fight but is all for it

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” that he is ready to fight in the UFC once again. Newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping recently said that St-Pierre’s team reached out to him about fighting for his title. However, St-Pierre cleared things up and told Ariel Helwani that...

Jun 20, 2016 11:58 am

PHOTO | Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson still friends after fighting

Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson put their friendship aside for five rounds in the Octagon as the two fought in the main event of UFC Fight Night 89 over the weekend. “Wonderboy” was able to pick up a unanimous decision victory over MacDonald and has likely positioned himself as the next fighter to be in...

Jun 20, 2016 11:31 am

Brock Lesnar’s BJJ coach reveals their goal for fight with Mark Hunt

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 200. The WWE superstar will face the devastating striker Mark Hunt in a heavyweight match that will surely attract a lot of viewers for the significant UFC event. Lesnar’s BJJ coach, Rodrigo “Comprido” Medeiros spoke with MMA Fighting recently on...

Jun 20, 2016 10:48 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training with BJJ World champion

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is busy preparing for his rematch with his rival Nate Diaz. To prepare for the rematch with Diaz, McGregor has brought in BJJ world champion Dillon Danis. Danis is a black belt under Marcelo Garcia and was brought in to help to get “The Notorious” prepared for Diaz’s Cesar Gracie...

Jun 20, 2016 10:21 am

Chad Mendes reveals some information regarding his potential USADA violation

Former UFC featherweight title contender Chad Mendes was flagged recently for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The UFC released a statement saying that they were notified of the potential violation by USADA after they collected an out-of-competition sample from Mendes. Mendes revealed some information on twitter saying, “I didn’t...

Jun 20, 2016 1:26 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg was in the emergency room for terrible black widow spider bite

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg was recently bitten by a black widow spider and had to be taken to a hospital emergency room. Cyborg spoke with TMZ recently about her bite and gave the latest on her condition and what it means for her future with training and getting prepared for her next fight. Will...

Jun 18, 2016 10:37 am

Anthony Johnson reportedly out of July 23rd right with Glover Teixeira

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday afternoon that light heavyweight title contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had withdrawn from his ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ scrap against Glover Teixeira on July 23rd. Ariel Helwani broke the news via Twitter, which didn’t give a reason for Johnson’s withdrawal. So far there has been no word yet on whether or not...

Jun 18, 2016 10:10 am

Chris Weidman reacts to potential Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping fight

While Chris Weidman may have been forced to pull out of his UFC 199 middleweight title scrap with Luke Rockhold due to the fact that he needed to undergo neck surgery, he has managed to keep his name in headlines due to his constant trash talk. With the recent talk of former UFC welterweight kingpin...

Jun 18, 2016 9:17 am

PHOTOS | Michael Bisping brings middleweight championship to Manchester

Michael Bisping has been on cloud 9 since winning the UFC middleweight championship against Luke Rockhold earlier this month in the main event of UFC 199. Bisping stepped in on just 2 weeks notice for Chris Weidman, who was forced out of the bout with a neck injury, and ultimately knocked out Luke Rockhold in...

Jun 18, 2016 9:06 am

Rory MacDonald & Stephen Thompson predict Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley

Saturday night in Ottawa, former teammates Rory MacDonald and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson will square off in a highly anticipated matchup of welterweight contenders that will likely see the next welterweight title challenger crowned. The winner of MacDonald vs. Thompson will likely be facing the winner of UFC 201’s Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley scrap, which...

Jun 18, 2016 8:54 am

Joanne Calderwood opens up on training with Georges St-Pierre

Tonight on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’, TUF 20 competitor Joanne Calderwood will square off against former strawweight title challenger Valerie Letourneau in a UFC women’s featherweight fight. The fight will be Calderwood’s first in almost exactly a year. Ahead of the fight, she spoke to DailyMail to discuss the impact former...

Jun 17, 2016 11:25 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz reflects on win over Urijah Faber

Earlier this month, Dominick Cruz had his highly anticipated trilogy fight with Urijah Faber nearly a decade after the pair’s original meeting under the WEC banner. The fight lasted the full 5 rounds as Cruz showed why he is the best bantamweight on the planet by scoring numerous takedowns, and rocking Faber several times throughout...

Jun 17, 2016 11:18 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald discusses layoff after Robbie Lawler fight

Nearly a year ago, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald put on one of the most spectacular fights in the history of the UFC for the welterweight championship. The fight saw MacDonald up 3-1 on the judges scorecards going into the 5th round. Lawler ended up coming out strong in the 5th round, knocking out MacDonald...

Jun 17, 2016 10:50 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson staredown

Friday afternoon, the fighters of ‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’ hit the scales ahead of their scheduled bouts on Saturday night. In the main event of the card, #2 ranked welterweight Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson will square off with #1 ranked welterweight Rory MacDonald in what many believe to be a #1 contender fight. In the video...

Jun 17, 2016 10:35 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to Fedor Emelianenko’s win over Fabio Maldonado

Friday afternoon in Russia, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko fought former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in the main event of EFN 50. After being dropped in the first round, Emelianenko went on to win the next two rounds, and ultimately win a majority decision. While some thought that the judges made the right call given...

Jun 17, 2016 10:15 pm

VIDEO | Another epic staredown from Sean O’Connell

UFC fighter Sean O’Connell has become rather well known for his hilarious shenanigans at weigh-in events during staredowns. From playing rock-paper-scissors, to taking selfies, and even giving his opponents flowers, O’Connell’s staredowns have become a sort of spectacle. Ahead of his UFC Ottawa fight Saturday evening against Steve Bosse, O’Connell once again had some fun....