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Nov 3, 2016 9:04 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk wants fans to remember her for fighting abilities, not looks

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is currently ranked as the #8 pound for pound fighter in the world on the UFC’s official rankings. With a 12-0 professional record that has seen Jedrzejczyk go 6-0 inside the Octagon, including three defenses of the women’s strawweight championship, Jedrzejczyk’s dominance in the sport can’t be ignored. While...

Nov 3, 2016 8:48 am

Stephen Thompson’s gameplan for Tyron Woodley: “Muhammad Ali him”

UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson is widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the UFC today. With a 13-1 professional MMA record that has seen ‘Wonderboy’ go 8-1 inside the Octagon, racking up numerous highlight reel knockout wins, in addition to a 20-0 professional kickboxing record that has seen him win...

Nov 2, 2016 11:51 pm

Donald Cerrone willing to be face of fighter’s union

Top ranked UFC lightweight contender turned top ranked UFC welterweight contender, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone has earned admiration from fans for his willingness to fight anyone, anytime, anywhere. In addition to his willingness to fight so frequently, Cerrone has saved numerous fights due to his willingness to step in on short notice for fighters, as he...


Nov 2, 2016 11:31 pm

VIDEO | Watch Jimi Manuwa Destroy Ovince St. Preux From a New Angle

I really think this is one of my favourite KOs ever. Amazing stuff from @POSTERBOYJM pic.twitter.com/NGsJKhpbXl — Tom Taylor (@TomTayMMA) November 2, 2016 On October 8, the UFC returned to beautiful Manchester, England with UFC 204. It was one hell of a fight card. The most buzz worthy feature of the card was undoubtedly the main...

Nov 2, 2016 11:31 pm

Anthony Pettis opens up on cars being set on fire

Unfortunate news surfaced recently that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was targeted, and that several of his and his brother’s cars were set on fire and destroyed in the driveway of their Milwaukee, Wisconsin home. While both brothers took to social media shortly after the incident to give their thoughts on the matter, there...

Nov 2, 2016 3:04 pm

Eddie Alvarez explains why he felt unthreatened by Conor McGregor during staredown

At the UFC 205 press conference several months ago, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor both appeared on stage to field questions from media members, and talk some trash in anticipation of their historic champion vs. champion fight on November 12th. At the conclusion of the press conference, the men...

Nov 2, 2016 2:10 pm

Eddie Alvarez: The sport needs guys like Conor McGregor

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is certainly a polarizing figure in the MMA community. While some applaud McGregor for his ability to talk trash to his opponents on the microphone and generate an enormous audience for his fights, others simply aren’t fans of McGregor’s brash persona. While his trash talk certainly doesn’t usually go over...

Nov 2, 2016 1:49 pm

Luke Rockhold’s statement on injury that forced him out of Jacare Souza fight

Many fans were disappointed to hear the news on Wednesday that the Luke Rockhold vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza UFC Fight Night 101 main event bout was canceled due to Rockhold suffering an injury, which was first reported by Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting. The two were supposed to meet in a rematch in Melbourne, Australia...

Nov 2, 2016 1:07 pm

VIDEO | Melvin Manhoef boxes super-heavyweight YouTube star

Combat sports veteran Melvin Manhoef is certainly one of the most credentialed fighters on the planet today. With over 50 professional kickboxing matches that saw him win the ‘It’s Showtime’ championship, in addition to 46 professional MMA fights that have seen him pick up arguably some of the most devastating knockouts in recent memory, ‘No...

Nov 2, 2016 11:40 am

Cris Cyborg: Fight with Ronda Rousey can’t happen at 135 pounds

Last month, UFC President Dana White announced that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning to the Octagon on December 30th in the main event of UFC 207 to square off with Amanda Nunes for the women’s bantamweight championship. Along with the announcement, White revealed that if Rousey emerges from her UFC...

Nov 2, 2016 11:23 am

Michael Bisping: ‘If you’re paying attention, Nick, do what Georges didn’t’

Michael Bisping has been campaigning for a fight for UFC 206, which comes just a little over two months since his tough five-round championship fight against Dan Henderson. With Georges St-Pierre’s name as a possible opponent, Bisping was more than excited to get back to competition against one of the greatest to ever fight in...

Nov 2, 2016 9:03 am

Fox Sports 1’s Colin Cowherd slams Ronda Rousey: You can’t be half in

When Ronda Rousey makes her highly anticipated return to the Octagon on December 30th to fight Amanda Nuens for the women’s bantamweight championship, a lot of questions will be answered. By the time Nunes and Rousey take to the Octagon on December 30th, it will have been over a year since Rousey was last in...

Nov 2, 2016 8:55 am

Gilbert Melendez Says Nate Diaz Should Fight the McGregor vs. Alvarez Winner

In just 10 days, UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor will challenge lightweight king Eddie Alvarez in a bid to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles in two weight classes concurrently. The two stars will collide in the main event of the historic UFC 205, which marks the UFC’s long-awaited debut...

Nov 2, 2016 8:28 am

Miesha Tate predicts Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes

In nearly two months, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will step into the Octagon to fight women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 207 in what is being marketed as the UFC’s New Year’s Eve card. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community is rather torn on their predictions...

Nov 2, 2016 8:01 am

Dana White Confirms Ronda Rousey is Almost Done, Says She Wants to Focus on Acting

Last month, it was confirmed that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning from a lengthy hiatus to challenge new champ Amanda Nunes in the main event of December’s UFC 207. The bout will mark Rousey’s first steps into the cage since she was turned off by a Holly Holm head kick...

Nov 2, 2016 6:44 am

After Being “Ducked” by Garbrandt and Lineker, Bryan Caraway Wants a Fight with Jimmie Rivera

Late last month, it was announced that a bantamweight title fight between champion Dominick Cruz and undefeated challenger Cody Garbrandt would be co-headlining UFC 207. Earlier this morning, news surfaced that another high profile bantamweight bout between former champ TJ Dillashaw and streaking contender John Lineker was close to being finalized for the same card....

Nov 1, 2016 12:58 pm

Cris Cyborg reacts to Ronda Rousey retirement talk

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has continued to prove herself in the UFC, as she has gone 2-0, putting on spectacular performances as she has finished both Leslie Smith, and most recently Swedish striking ace Lina Lansberg. Although she is now 2-0 inside the Octagon, both fights have been at a catchweight of 140...

Nov 1, 2016 12:03 pm

VIDEO| Watch Eddie Alvarez’s Legendary 2008 Battle with Joachim “Hellboy” Hansen

  Though Eddie Alvarez has been on the radar of hardcore MMA fans for years, he has only recently entered the consciousness of casual fans as the UFC lightweight champion and the upcoming opponent of transcendent star Conor McGregor. Often referred to as “The Underground King,” Alvarez has long been adored by fans for his...

Nov 1, 2016 11:19 am

Johny Hendricks clarifies potential retirement comments

Last month, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks made headlines when he revealed that his upcoming UFC 207 fight with Neil Magny could very well be his last fight in the Octagon before retiring from MMA. While Hendricks at one point was considered as one of the best welterweights on the planet, even beating welterweight...

Nov 1, 2016 10:34 am

Jon Jones lawyer opens up on how USADA arbitration went

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones is currently in the process of appealing his failed drug test that saw the interim light heavyweight champ forced out of his UFC 200 scrap with Daniel Cormier just 48 hours before the fight was set to take place back in July. Despite being pulled from the card,...

Nov 1, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | Watch the Techniques of Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson and Bruce Lee, Side-by-Side

  @waynegichie is the man for putting this together! Bruce Lee is the man!! @ufc @raythompson @thetitanmma @tonythompsonpb #brucelee #karatefighters #igers #igdaily A video posted by Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (@wonderboymma) on Nov 1, 2016 at 8:11am PDT Stephen Thompson has one of the most unique fighting styles in the UFC. With a lifetime of experience...