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Jun 9, 2016 9:52 am

Here’s how Kimbo Slice wanted to be remembered

Earlier this month, tragic news emerged that famed YouTube brawler and Mixed Martial Artist Kimbo Slice had passed away from heart failure in Florida at the age of 42. Understandably, the combat sports community was devastated about the loss of Slice, and many members of the MMA community began paying tribute to Slice. Interestingly, an...

Jun 9, 2016 9:26 am

Cody Garbrandt blasts Dominick Cruz

This past weekend at UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber had their highly anticipated trilogy fight nearly a decade after their first meeting in the WEC banner. Cruz ended up dominating the fight from start to finish, securing numerous takedowns, and even dropping Faber several times. After the fight Faber revealed that while he...

Jun 9, 2016 9:07 am

Dan Henderson reportedly wants rematch with Michael Bisping

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping stepped in to fight then-UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold on short notice after Chris Weidman pulled out of the fight with a neck injury just 2-weeks before fight night. Bisping went out and won the fight in the very first round to claim the middleweight championship. Earlier on the card,...

Jun 9, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell reacts to Brock Lesnar’s return to MMA

During the UFC 199 broadcast last weekend, it was revealed that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 199 for one fight. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years after he retired on a 2-fight losing streak after losing his heavyweight championship, and then being TKOd by Alistair Overeem....


Jun 9, 2016 8:41 am

Chris Weidman undergoes successful neck surgery

Good news for former middleweight champion Chris Weidman! After being forced to withdraw from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold just two weeks before fight-night, Weidman has now undergone successful neck surgery and is resting at home. MMAFighting broke the news, which revealed that Weidman will begin physical therapy and strength training on Thursday,...

Jun 9, 2016 8:24 am

Michael Bisping shuts down Luke Rockhold: Go earn a rematch

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping finally got his UFC title shot after nearly a decade in the promotion. Bisping capitalized on the opportunity, despite stepping in on just 2 weeks notice, and knocked out middleweight champion Luke Rockhold in the very first round. With both men at one win each, Rockhold believes that an immediate...

Jun 9, 2016 8:13 am

Mark Hunt reacts to Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

It’s been nearly a week since it was revealed that former UFC champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 200. Since then, it has also been revealed that Lesnar will be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt, and that he has been granted an exemption from USADA random drug testing. Ahead of...

Jun 9, 2016 3:05 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler says he would have taken Conor McGregor’s soul if they fought

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was ready to take on the world prior to his fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 196. Talks of a superfight between McGregor and welterweight champion Robbie Lawler were brewing until Nate Diaz handed “The Notorious” his first loss in the UFC. Lawler recently spoke with WSB-TV ahead of UFC...

Jun 8, 2016 4:10 pm

VIDEO | Controversial sparring session between Muay Thai champ and Sage Northcutt

Wednesday afternoon Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad posted on his Instagram about a recent training session he had with UFC welterweight star Sage Northcutt ahead of Northcutt’s UFC 200 fight. The recollection was not a good one, with Grad describing issues with Northcutt’s father, who is also his coach. Grad explained that Northcutt’s father accused...

Jun 8, 2016 3:13 pm

Frank Mir gives his prediction for Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

This past weekend it was revealed during the UFC 199 broadcast that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the UFC to fight Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200 on July 9th. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years, and while there are many who believe Lesnar will make a...

Jun 8, 2016 3:07 pm

Conor McGregor ranked on ‘Forbes 100 highest paid athletes’ list

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor never shies away from showing off the ‘fruits of his labor’ on social media, in the form of designer clothes, luxury vehicles, and expensive shopping sprees. The featherweight champion banked his largest payday earlier this year when he fought Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 at welterweight....

Jun 8, 2016 11:52 am

Muay Thai champion brought to help train Sage Northcutt, leaves in disgust

Sage Northcutt is set to fight at UFC 200 against Enrique Marin. Northcutt will step into the Octagon for the first time since being handed his only professional loss, where he was submitted by Bryan Barberena back in January. Israeli Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad was brought in to help train with Northcutt for his...

Jun 8, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt: ‘In case Brock Lesnar forgot, I’m the king’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 200 against the powerful striker Mark Hunt. Hunt took to Facebook to send Brock a little reminder of what he is capable of with a highlight of his knockouts, which include some of Hunt’s signature walk off KOs. Hunt said...

Jun 8, 2016 10:13 am

Anthony Pettis planning drop to featherweight

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis has gone through a rough patch in the Octagon. After losing his UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185, Pettis dropped back to back decisions to Eddie Alvarez and most recently Edson Barboza. Given the 3-fight losing streak, Pettis feels as though it’s time for...

Jun 8, 2016 9:58 am

Junior dos Santos sounds off on Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

The MMA world was taken by surprise during the UFC 199 broadcast when it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon for a fight at UFC 200. After a brief period of uncertainty, it was revealed that Lesnar would be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt in a...

Jun 8, 2016 9:17 am

Fedor Emelianenko comments on the return of Brock Lesnar

When it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning to MMA for UFC 200, no opponent was immediately listed for the bout, however it was revealed that Lesnar’s fight would be the co-main event of UFC 200. Given that no opponent was listed, and that Lesnar’s fight was listed as the co-main event, many...

Jun 8, 2016 8:37 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping bashes Luke Rockhold, talks retirement

This past weekend at UFC 199, Michael Bisping defeated Luke Rockhold and claimed the middleweight championship with a 1st round knockout. At the post-fight press conference after the bout, the pair continued their heated rivalry as Rockhold threatened to kill Bisping. In the wake of the action packed event, Bisping spoke to TMZ to discuss...

Jun 8, 2016 1:54 am

Brock Lesnar waived from mandatory four-month USADA drug testing

A lot has changed in the UFC since Brock Lesnar last fought at UFC 141 back in 2011. For one, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in now a part of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy for competition. For eligibility to compete, fighters must notify the UFC of their intent to fight four months ahead of...

Jun 7, 2016 2:23 pm

PHOTO | Jose Aldo reacts to injury rumors

Tuesday morning the MMA world was caught off guard as rumors began surfacing that former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had injured himself in training, and would be unable to compete in his scheduled UFC 200 matchup against Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight championship on July 9th. Following the rumors, updates then began emerging...

Jun 7, 2016 10:46 am

VIDEO | Bellator MMA: In Focus with Kimbo Slice

Many are still shocked to find out that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice has died at the age of 42. On Monday, TMZ reported that Kimbo was admitted to a hospital near his home in Florida. Later that day, news spread that Kimbo had passed away. Dive deeper into Kimbo’s life with Bellator...

Jun 7, 2016 9:58 am

Luke Rockhold reflects on loss to Michael Bisping

This past Saturday in the main event of UFC 199, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping squared off for Rockhold’s middleweight title in what was a highly anticipated rematch. Bisping, who stepped in for Chris Weidman on just 2 weeks notice, managed to capitalize on Rockhold’s overconfidence, and knocked the champ out cold in the first...

Jun 7, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar talks MMA retirement in 2011, return in 2016

Back at UFC 141, Brock Lesnar returned to the Octagon against Alistair Overeem following surgery for diverticulitis. Lesnar lost in the very first round, and subsequently retired from MMA. During the UFC 199 broadcast, it was revealed through a UFC 200 promo that Brock Lesnar will be returning to the Octagon in the co-main event...

Jun 7, 2016 12:41 am

MMA community reacts to the death of Kimbo Slice

Tragic and shocking news blazed over the Internet when it became known that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, died after being admitted to a hospital in Florida late Monday. The 42-year-old Internet sensation turned MMA star had an intimidating look and character that captivated the attention of people around the world, but the...

Jun 6, 2016 7:47 pm

Kimbo Slice tragically passes away at age 42

42-year-old Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice passed away late Monday. TMZ initially reported that Ferguson was admitted to a hospital near his home in Coral Springs, Florida on Monday. ESPN’s Billy Corben acknowledged Ferguson’s death late Monday on twitter. RIP @KimboSlice: a 305 original, a true fighter, a one-of-a-kind Miami legend pic.twitter.com/NTvwDf1uTE —...

Jun 6, 2016 9:44 am

PHOTO | Michael Bisping bashes Luke Rockhold on social media once again

You would think that after throwing down in the Octagon twice, newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former champion Luke Rockhold would have settled their differences. Bisping realized his dream on Saturday night at UFC 199, knocking Rockhold out in the very first round and became the UFC middleweight champion. It is very...

Jun 6, 2016 8:59 am

Pros react to the Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt fight announcement

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Lesnar has not competed in mixed martial arts since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. The former champions...

Jun 5, 2016 3:10 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 opening odds

During Saturday night’s UFC 199 pay-per-view card in Los Angeles it was announced that a rematch between current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz had been booked to headline August’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas. Despite coming out victorious in their first encounter at UFC 196, Nate Diaz has...

Jun 4, 2016 10:56 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping vs. Luke Rockhold (Highlights)

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping finally got his middleweight title shot after nearly a decade in the UFC. Bisping, who stepped in on just 2 weeks notice, was able to knockout Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their scrap to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Catch the highlights from...