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Feb 7, 2017 6:55 am

Daniel Cormier to Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: you ain’t knocking me out!

On April 8, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. The card will be headlined by a light heavyweight title rematch between champion Daniel Cormier and challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, who were originally expected to fight at UFC 206 in December. In advance of this fight, Rumble has assured that...

Feb 7, 2017 5:52 am

New women’s featherweight division will not coax Miesha Tate out of retirement

In November of 2016, on the main card of the landmark UFC 205, former women’s bantamweight champion and veritable WMMA pioneer Miesha Tate gave up a decision to Raquel Pennington. Without any intention of taking away from Pennington’s win, it’s safe to say that the version of Tate we watched that night was far from...

Feb 6, 2017 12:40 pm

Daniel Cormier: Unless McGregor is on the card, Jones rematch will be PPV main event

When Jon Jones withdrew from his scheduled UFC 200 main event title fight with Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White assured that he would never trust him with headlining honors again. And while White has certainly gone back on similar assurances in the past, it’s easy to see him sticking with this one, given Jones’...

Feb 6, 2017 11:48 am

Despite multiple fight offers, Demian Maia will wait “no matter what” for next title shot

In November of 2016, Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson battled for the UFC welterweight title. The winner was then expected to defend the title against streaking welterweight contender Demian Maia sometime in the new year. Unfortunately for Maia, who is arguably the best grappler in MMA, Woodley and Thompson fought to a frequently-debated majority draw....

Feb 2, 2017 9:33 am

Neil Magny fires back at Jorge Masvidal

Following Jorge Masvidal’s impressive ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ win over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone this past weekend, the streaking welterweight contender found himself being offered a fight against Demian Maia. Masvidal accepted the bout, and Maia was sent the potential bout. Maia turned the fight down, and fellow top ranked welterweight Neil Magny offered to step up...

Feb 1, 2017 11:48 pm

Anthony Johnson explains what will go different in Daniel Cormier rematch

At UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon in hopes of defending his title for the second time when he faces streaking contender Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch. This isn’t the first time the pair have met in the Octagon. After Jon Jones was pulled from his...

Feb 1, 2017 10:30 am

Demetrious Johnson breaks down potential McGregor Mayweather fight

To start 2017, talks of a potential McGregor Mayweather boxing match have continued to dominate headlines as the pair have continued to go back and forth in regards to a potential showdown. To start the year, Mayweather made Conor McGregor and offer of $15 million to box him, which was quickly countered by UFC President...

Feb 1, 2017 10:04 am

Chan Sung Jung discusses Korean Zombie return this Saturday

Saturday February 4th, in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Texas’, fan favorite featherweight Chan Sung Jung, also known as ‘The Korean Zombie’, will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon almost 4 years after his last scrap. Jung rode a 3-fight win streak into a featherweight scrap with Jose Aldo, which saw...

Jan 29, 2017 6:50 am

Pros react to Valentina Shevchenko’s submission of Julianna Pena

Last night, the UFC touched down in The Mile-High City, Denver, Colorado, with UFC on Fox 23. This 12-fight card was an epic one, as a whopping eight of its bouts ended with stoppages, including the evening’s main event, which pitted Kyrgyzstani striker Valentina Shevchenko against American grappling specialist Julianna Peña. In advance of this...

Jan 27, 2017 11:05 pm

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masivdal staredown gets intense

CERRONE vs MASVIDAL!!! Tomorrow night on FOX! pic.twitter.com/67HTtMZkrO — Dana White (@danawhite) January 28, 2017 The ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masvidal scrap is continuing to become more and more intense! On Saturday night at ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’, fight fans will tune in for a highly anticipated showdown in the co-main...

Jan 26, 2017 9:53 am

Johny Hendricks seriously considering retirement if move to 185 is unsuccessful

Ahead of Johny Hendricks UFC 207 scrap with Neil Magny at the end of 2016, the former welterweight champion revealed that he could very well be on his way to retirement depending on how the fight played out. Unfortunately for Hendricks, not only did he miss weight by three and a half pounds, he then...

Jan 23, 2017 6:54 am

Gilbert Melendez confirms plans to drop to featherweight

For a time, Gilbert Melendez stood out as one of the best lightweights in the world. That was back when he was the dominant champion of Strikeforce’s lightweight division, and running through names like Josh Thomson, Shinya Aoki, Tatsuya Kawajiri and Jorge Masvidal. Today, however, the lightweight great has hit a bit of a rough...

Jan 21, 2017 12:47 am

“Motivated and happy” Vitor Belfort looking forward to Kelvin Gastelum fight

Despite being on a 2-fight skid that has seen him drop back to back TKO losses, MMA legend Vitor Belfort remains a top 10 ranked middleweight on the UFC’s official roster. After going 0-2 over the course of 2016, reports surfaced that Belfort was going to retire following his UFC 204 loss to Gegard Mousasi,...

Jan 21, 2017 12:27 am

Shogun Rua discusses potential retirement

After fifteen years of fighting professionally, at the age of 35, many are wondering just how much longer MMA legend Mauricio Shogun Rua will continue to fight. Despite his age, Shogun Rua is currently on a 2-fight win streak that has seen him pick up back to back wins over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Corey...

Jan 20, 2017 12:48 pm

The 10 Best Chael Sonnen Quotes

On Saturday night, three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen will return to the cage for the first time in more than three years. He will do so against retiring MMA legend Tito Ortiz in the main event of a stacked Bellator 170 card. In advance of his anticipated comeback, Sonnen has unleashed plenty of the...

Jan 19, 2017 8:10 am

Yair Rodriguez reflects on win over BJ Penn, what’s next

Earlier this month, streaking featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez picked up the biggest win of his career as he not only defeated, but TKOd UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn in the main event of their ‘UFC Fight Night: Phoenix’ scrap. The fight was a particularly dominant one for Yair Rodriguez, who showcased his excellent striking...

Jan 18, 2017 9:26 am

Nate Diaz reportedly in talks with Floyd Mayweather to join TMT

Nate Diaz could be making quite a groundbreaking move in bridging the gap between the MMA community and the boxing community. In the closing weeks of 2016, news had surfaced that Conor McGregor had been granted a boxing license in California. While there was no word on whether McGregor would take a boxing match, this...

Jan 17, 2017 12:16 pm

Amanda Nunes confident she can reach Conor McGregor level stardom

To close out 2016, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes picked up arguably the biggest win of her career as she destroyed former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in just 48 seconds in the main event of their highly anticipated UFC 207 scrap. While Ronda Rousey was the focus of the promotional videos leading...

Jan 16, 2017 1:43 pm

Floyd Mayweather questions why Dana White is being paid more than Conor McGregor

The promotional battle between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather also interestingly involves UFC President Dana White. Recently, White, who has McGregor under contract with the UFC made Mayweather an offer of $25 million to fight McGregor with a split of pay-per-view buys to be negotiated. Mayweather laughed at White’s offer...

Jan 16, 2017 1:09 pm

Floyd Mayweather offers to help train Ronda Rousey

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather holds a polished 49-0 undefeated boxing record and has recently been a hot topic amongst MMA fans with the talk of a potential fight with UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. Another name in MMA that came up a lot with Mayweather was former UFC women’s bantmaweight champion, Ronda Rousey, as the...

Jan 16, 2017 8:46 am

Amanda Nunes on why she wants to fight for a second belt: Conor McGregor did it

Earlier this month, UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes made headlines by calling for a shot at the winner of Holly Holm and Germaine De Randamie’s inaugural women’s featherweight title fight, which is scheduled for the main event of UFC 208 on February 11. The champ made this call on Twitter. I'm ready to make wmma...

Jan 10, 2017 12:09 pm

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn unveils all-star cornering team for Yair Rodriguez fight

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn makes his way back into the Octagon this Sunday at UFC Fight Night 103, which takes place in Phoenix, Arizona. The former two-time, two-division UFC champion will take on rising UFC star Yair Rodrigez in the main event of the evening. As fight week is already upon us,...

Jan 9, 2017 12:58 pm

Tyron Woodley: I’m not giving Stephen Thompson a rematch til he admits he lost!

The world is waiting to see what will officially be the next UFC welterweight title fight as champion Tyron Woodley last fought Stephen Thompson to a majority draw at UFC 205 in November. Woodley has had potential matches boiling with UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, Nick Diaz, and most recently UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping....

Jan 6, 2017 9:42 am

Champion Amanda Nunes eyeing titles in two divisions

Throughout 2016, there were talks of the UFC forming a women’s flyweight division at 125 pounds. While the promotion never officially announced the formation of the division, they held a women’s flyweight fight between Joanne Calderwood vs. Valerie Letourneau which was an extremely spectacular fight. Following the fight, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk revealed...

Dec 29, 2016 3:22 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz and Cody Garbrandt have intense staredown

Yessss!!!! @DominickCruz & @Cody_NoLove compete for the bantamweight strap THIS FRIDAY at #UFC207! @Reebok pic.twitter.com/ryniFIuPUP — #UFC207 (@ufc) December 29, 2016 At the ceremonial UFC 207 weigh-ins Thursday evening, things got extremely heated between bantamweights Dominick Cruz and Cody Garbrandt when they came face to face for their final staredown before they step into the...