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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...

Aug 29, 2016 6:31 pm

Max Holloway weighing his options for featherweight gold

Max Holloway doesn’t care who he gets his belt from, because with interim champion Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor both holding featherweight gold, the Hawaiian has options. “I can’t be focusing on just Conor, Aldo has a belt too,” Holloway said on the MMA Hour. “Conor may have to drop the belt if he doesn’t...

Aug 29, 2016 5:54 pm

Rafael dos Anjos discusses his upcoming fight with Tony Ferguson

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos will be locking horns with surging contender Tony Ferguson on November 5 in Mexico City. And while this isn’t the fight “RDA” was initially hoping for, it is one he seems fairly happy with. “I asked for the rematch [with Alvarez], but I didn’t think they’d give it to me, so I...

Aug 29, 2016 5:27 pm

PHOTO | Mark Hunt blasts fellow UFC fighters: “Grow some balls!”

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Mark Hunt is not happy with his current employer the Ultimate Fighting Championship or the fighters on the promotions roster. After suffering a decision loss to former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar in the co-main event of UFC 200, it was revealed to “The Super Samoan” and the MMA world...

Aug 29, 2016 3:35 pm

Paige VanZant comments on fighter pay and a career outside of the Octagon

Rising UFC star Paige VanZant’s stock continued its rise with her highlight reel knockout over Bec Rawlings at UFC on FOX 21 over the weekend. VanZant talked with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour following her big win and discussed the potential of doing more work outside of the Octagon and the future...

Aug 29, 2016 2:55 pm

Dos Anjos on McGregor vs. Diaz 2: I Just Saw Two Sloppy Guys

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 former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos, who offered up his thoughts on the recent blockbuster rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. While pretty much the whole world seemed...

Aug 29, 2016 2:14 pm

Rory MacDonald blasts Robbie Lawler, accuses him of using PED’s at UFC 189

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 Rory MacDonald, who shook up the fight world by announcing that he recently heard that Robbie Lawler failed a drug test in the wake of their July 2015 rematch. Here’s what...

Aug 29, 2016 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Commercial break footage of Carlos Condit and Demian Maia full of emotions

This video of Demian Maia & Carlos Condit during the commercial break after the fight ended has powerful imagery. pic.twitter.com/ZoBRhuSVwJ — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 29, 2016 The UFC welterweight division contenders are lining up for a chance to get a crack at the title. On Saturday, Demian Maia made a huge statement when he...

Aug 29, 2016 12:56 pm

Rashad Evans moving to middleweight following brutal KO loss

After a devastating knockout loss against Glover Teixeira back in April, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was at a crossroads. And while the defeat marks his second in a row, Evans is looking to a new weight class for not just redemption, but motivation as well. “When I was in the ring (against...

Aug 29, 2016 11:56 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz goes to fight obnoxious Conor McGregor fans after UFC 202

Nate Diaz Engages With Heckling Irish Fans Following Loss To Conor McGregor from Pundit Arena on Vimeo. When you mess with the Diaz brothers out in public, you are just asking for a beatdown. Just ask the four guys that tried to jump Nick Diaz recently. Following the five-round war with Conor McGreegor at UFC...