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Aug 30, 2016 4:36 pm

Travis Browne gives update on Ronda Rousey’s mental game ahead of potential return

As time goes on, with no definite news in regards to when Ronda Rousey will return to the Octagon, many are wondering if a ‘Rousey return’ will ever happen. While Rousey was originally supposed to return in November, a year after her devastating knockout loss to Holly Holm, that date has continually been pushed back....

Aug 30, 2016 3:36 pm

Cyborg Santos plans to fight in December despite fractured skull

Evangelista Santos may have been on the wrong end of what many consider to be the most devastating injury in the history of MMA, however that hasn’t deterred him from wanting to return to the cage as soon as possible. Santos, who underwent surgery for the injury, has yet to be cleared by a doctor,...

Aug 30, 2016 3:22 pm

VIDEO | Paige VanZant reflects on KO win over Bec Rawlings

On the main card of UFC on FOX 21, Paige VanZant left MMA fans stunned as she became the first woman in the UFC to knock out Bec Rawlings. Not only did VanZant knock out Rawlings, the finish was an incredibly impressive one, with VanZant faking a leg kick with her front leg, before instantly...

Aug 30, 2016 2:41 pm

Benson Henderson rakes in $75k in first Bellator win, made $117k in final UFC fight

Bellator lightweight Benson Henderson made $75k in a winning effort over Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire on Friday in his second fight with the Spike-based promotion since leaving the UFC. But disclosed salary records show ‘Smooth’ made $117k in his final UFC fight in a split-decision victory over Jorge Masvidal in 2015. Benson’s $75k salary from Bellator 160 did not...

Aug 30, 2016 1:44 pm

Rory MacDonald on Bellator Goals: I Want to Be A Two-Division Champion

On Monday afternoon, Ariel Helwani returned to our screens with the latest episode of The MMA Hour. One of this episode’s many big-name guests was Bellator lightweight champ Rory MacDonald, who joined Helwani to discuss his time with the UFC and his move to Bellator MMA. According to the former welterweight title contender, nothing was certain after...

Aug 30, 2016 12:42 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing McGregor, Aldo, Penn, Edgar, and Holloway at 145

Anthony Pettis got back in the win column with his UFC featherweight debut over the weekend. After the former lightweight champion went on a three-fight losing streak at 155 pounds, “Showtime” dropped down to featherweight and picked up a big win over Charles Oliveira at UFC on FOX 21. Pettis has faced tough competition in...

Aug 30, 2016 12:24 pm

Video | Jovial JDS Announces He’s Ready to Return to Training

Things were looking pretty rough for Junior Dos Santos at the end of 2015. On December 19, in his first fight in over a year, the former heavyweight champ looked torpid and gun-shy, and was ultimately knocked out by Alistair Overeem. Luckily, Dos Santos was able to bounce back big-time in his next bout, thumping...

Aug 30, 2016 12:09 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Weighs in On CM Punk’s Debut

  One of the most polarizing events on the MMA horizon is the UFC debut of WWE superstar CM Punk. Because Punk has precisely zero background in the martial arts, there are plenty of fans out there who think his UFC 203 bout with Mickey Gall is a publicity stunt that is doomed to fail....

Aug 30, 2016 12:04 pm

VIDEO | Watch Alexander Gustafsson Prepare for Jan Blachowicz

Despite very nearly wrestling the UFC light heavyweight title from former champion Jon Jones, and then again in a war with current champ Daniel Cormier, Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson is currently at a crossroads. He’s lost his last two fights, first succumbing to an Anthony “Rumble” Johnson KO, then coming up short against Cormier. This Saturday,...

Aug 30, 2016 11:42 am

Lina Lansberg Promises to make Cris Cyborg “Bleed A Lot”

It takes a brave, brave woman to fight Cris “Cyborg” Justino. In the main event of UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24, that’s just what Sweden’s Lina Lansberg will do. Despite the fact that Cyborg (16-1) has not lost an MMA bout in more than a decade, Lansberg (6-1) is confident she can emerge...

Aug 30, 2016 11:41 am

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia vs. UFC Brazil reporter Amanda Salvato arm wrestling match

[ooyala code=”IyeDJtNTE6m6Br0ZNRYghwynj2w5gdCl” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia is definitely an intimidating woman. The BJJ powerhouse turned MMA fighter is set to fight next month on RIZIN 2 against Destanie Yarbrough and will look to improve on her undefeated 2-0 record. While Garcia has been training hard for her upcoming fight,...

Aug 30, 2016 11:39 am

Frustrated Khabib Nurmagomedov: Take me out of the “stupid” rankings

While Khabib Nurmagomedov may be ranked as the #1 contender at lightweight on the UFC’s official rankings, the undefeated Dagestani fighter has yet to have an official date set for a title fight with UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. Nurmagomedov, who is coming off a successful outing in his return fight to the Octagon earlier...

Aug 30, 2016 9:32 am

UFC on FOX 21 gets worst ratings ever for a FOX UFC card

Following UFC 202’s record breaking event, last weekend’s UFC on FOX 21 was the first time a FOX card averaged less than two million viewers, according to a final rating analysis for all 2016 UFC cards on FOX. Headlined by former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit and Demian Maia, UFC on FOX 21 pulled in...

Aug 30, 2016 9:21 am

Overeem on Training with Arlovski: I Don’t Think He’s Cool With Me At All

Over the last few years, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem has spent a good deal of time training under the tutelage Greg Jackson in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Yet when Overeem was booked to fight Andrei Arlovski, a long time staple of Jackson’s camp, things got a little awkward. Jackson and co. opted to corner Arlovski for...

Aug 30, 2016 9:13 am

Royce Gracie praises Demian Maia following win over Carlos Condit

This past Saturday in Vancouver, Demian Maia picked up arguably the biggest win of his UFC career as he submitted Carlos Condit in the first round of their main event scrap. The finish was a beautiful one that left many MMA fans stunned given that Condit had never been submitted in the UFC, and possess...

Aug 30, 2016 8:25 am

VIDEO | Everyday people try punching retired UFC fighter Krzysztof Soszynski

Do you think you would be able to punch a UFC fighter in the face who wasn’t even fighting back? Buzzfeed brings you this funny video of just some regular everyday people trying their very best to punch retired UFC fighter Krzysztof Soszynski. Be sure to watch to the end where things get real interesting...

Aug 30, 2016 8:16 am

Conor McGregor Spends a Fortune on His Custom Suits

Conor McGregor’s fashion obsession is no secret. The UFC featherweight champion likes to kick ass and look good doing it. What has been a bit of a mystery, however, is just how much McGregor spends on his look. While it’s still unknown how much McGregor drops on watches, shades, and streetwear, a recent piece from TMZ sheds...

Aug 30, 2016 8:12 am

Overeem Thinks Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Are Lying About Their Pay

In the wake of UFC 202, much has been made of Conor McGregor’s record-breaking payday of $3 million. Of course, that payday doesn’t hold a candle to some of the recent purses of boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather, who has piled up hundreds of millions over his last few fights. Considering the paltry paydays of many...

Aug 30, 2016 8:11 am

Nate Diaz sends Conor McGregor a message on social media loud & clear

Earlier this month, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor put on what many consider to be one of the greatest fights of all time in the main event of UFC 202. Ultimately, the judges scored the fight a majority decision for Conor McGregor. While the MMA community is itching to see a trilogy fight between the...

Aug 30, 2016 7:50 am

VIDEO | CM Punk sparring during media event

With just over a week to go until CM Punk makes not only his UFC debut, but also his MMA debut, at UFC 203 in Cleveland, many MMA fans are wondering how the former WWE champion will look in his first MMA fight at 37 years old. The UFC has been running its ‘Evolution of...

Aug 30, 2016 7:30 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor won’t be stripped of title

Leading up to Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz earlier this month, UFC President Dana White stated that regardless of whether or not McGregor wins or loses, he will be forced to return to featherweight and defend his championship. While McGregor has continued to remain noncommittal in regards to returning to featherweight, UFC...

Aug 30, 2016 6:37 am

Stephen Thompson Thinks Tyron Woodley Should be Stripped of Title if He Doesn’t Defend

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson has put in the work, racking up seven-straight wins, including triumphs over fighters like Robert Whittaker, Jake Ellenberger, Johny Hendricks and Rory MacDonald. Now, all he wants his a welterweight title shot–ideally at UFC 205 in New York City this November. Unfortunately, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, who won the the...

Aug 30, 2016 12:12 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz party cam, always with the ladies

Nick Diaz has said that being suspended from fighting was both a blessing and a curse for him. With being suspended, the elder Diaz brother said that the moments he was forced to step away from fighting opened up a new world for him. It was the first time that he really got to live...

Aug 29, 2016 6:50 pm

Luke Rockhold: Why fight if I can get paid “big numbers” to model?

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is looking to get paid for his looks and his fists, as he heads to New York Fashion Week in Manhattan. While rumors are abound over his love life with Demi Lovato, Rockhold has been fielding offers for a modelling contract according to the man himself. “I will be...