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May 22, 2017 12:27 pm

VIDEO | Here’s the footage of Cris “Cyborg” Justino punching Angela Magana

Last night, on the final evening of the UFC’s much talked about athlete’s retreat, top UFC women’s featherweight contender Cris “Cyborg” and strawweight fighter Angela Magana got in to an altercation. The altercation occurred after the Brazilian confronted Magana about some recent bullying posts. Earlier this year, after Cyborg did some volunteer work at a...

May 22, 2017 10:52 am

VIDEO | Tim Kennedy tries his hand at bullfighting, and it looks rough

The great American writer Ernest Hemingway once said “nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bullfighters.” If Hemingway had lived long enough to witness the explosion of mixed martial arts, he might just have revised that statement to include “…and mixed martial artists.” Regardless, the writer probably would probably be very impressed by...

May 22, 2017 8:03 am

Ray Borg plans to channel Chris Weidman when he fights Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson

Earlier this year, in the main event of the UFC’s recent trip to Kansas City, Missouri, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson defended his title for a whopping tenth-straight time. With this successful defense, which saw him submit BJJ blackbelt Wilson Reis, he tied Anderson Silva’s record for the most consecutive title defenses in...

May 22, 2017 5:55 am

Victor Cui explains why ONE Championship would never sign Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is the biggest star in mixed martial arts. In fact, he’s probably the biggest star in combat sports outright. As such, you’d assume that most MMA promotions would absolutely love to make him a part of their roster. While this might be true for most promotions, it is not the case for Singapore-based ONE Championship....

May 21, 2017 1:05 pm

VIDEO | A compilation of every time Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have faced off

.@JonnyBones and @dc_mma sure have faced off a lot. #UFC214 pic.twitter.com/THxE9OUAHV — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) May 20, 2017 This July 29, in the main event of UFC 214, Jon Jones will attempt to reclaim the light heavyweight title he once guarded so ferociously when he takes on reigning champion Daniel Cormier. This main event light heavyweight...

May 21, 2017 12:30 pm

“Conor McGregor is one of the best boxers I’ve ever seen… Ever!”

“Conor McGregor is one of the best boxers I’ve ever seen… Ever!” Highly touted mixed martial arts coach Mark Henry is very familiar with current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. Henry, who is the coach of former UFC lightweight champions Frankie Edgar and Eddie Alvarez, was cage side for McGregor’s historic UFC 205 victory this past November in...

May 21, 2017 7:36 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley takes Demian Maia’s back at Athletes’ Retreat

Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley is getting that #UFC Welterweight Championship defense started early. Posted by UFC on FOX on Saturday, May 20, 2017 Earlier this month, on the main card of UFC 211, Brazilian grappling specialist Demian Maia scored a competitive but undeniably impressive decision defeat over the ever dangerous Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal. With...

May 20, 2017 11:48 am

Cris Cyborg talks frustration with inability to find opponent

Former Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been absent from the Octagon for nearly a year now. In 2016, Cyborg made her UFC debut against Leslie Smith in a highly anticipated catchweight fight. Cyborg won the fight in just under 90 seconds, defeating Smith via TKO. In her next fight, Cyborg entered into the...

May 19, 2017 2:48 pm

SPOILERS! Rory MacDonald vs. Paul Daley results

Former UFC welterweight veteran Rory MacDonald stepped into the Bellator MMA cage for the first time on May 19th in the United Kingdom as he fought heavy handed knockout artist Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley. Going into the fight, there was much question about where MacDonald, a fighter who was near the pinnacle of combat sports when...

May 19, 2017 1:43 pm

PHOTO | Epic poster released for Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones are set to rematch in the Octagon at UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California. The two rivals first met at UFC 182 back in 2015 when Jones was the champion. Cormier came in as an undefeated challenger and after the end of...

May 19, 2017 1:42 pm

VIDEO | Jiu-jitsu white belt vs. Kung Fu full contact combat match

Styles make fights, right? Back at UFC 1, Royce Gracie was able to beat out much bigger opponents with his Brazilian jiu-jitsu experience as none of his opponents knew what to do against him on the ground. Here, we take a look at a Taiwan Full Contact Kung Fu Combat matchup between a Brazilian jiu-jitsu...

May 19, 2017 12:59 pm

Firas Zahabi talks ideal opponents for Georges St-Pierre return fight

Earlier this year, it was announced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be making his highly anticipated return to the Octagon in 2017 against UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. While the fight was never given an official date, Bisping finally demanded that St-Pierre be ready to fight over the summer after months without...

May 19, 2017 12:39 pm

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor odds getting much closer

The odds of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fighting in the boxing ring seem to be getting closer and closer to actually becoming a reality. Conor McGregor has agreed to his terms for the fight with UFC President Dana White, as “The Notorious” is under contract with the UFC. Now, White is negotiating with Floyd...

May 19, 2017 11:17 am

VIDEO | Jeff Mayweather confirms Floyd Mayweather training for Conor McGregor

This week, news surfaced that UFC President Dana White and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor reached a deal in regards to a potential boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. With that deal done, White explained that he now will negotiate with Mayweather’s team in order to get the second deal done that will see Conor McGregor...

May 19, 2017 11:02 am

Jake Shields talks about win over Dillon Danis: ‘The kid’s kind of a baby’

Dillon Danis is one of the most recognizable grappling stars and has crossed over with getting quite a bit of recognition amongst MMA fans with helping UFC superstar Conor McGregor train for his last two fights. Over the weekend, Danis competed in the Submission Underground 4 grappling event against MMA veteran Jake Shields. Shields ended...

May 19, 2017 9:22 am

Amanda Nunes could move up or down in weight in pursuit of second title

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is currently gearing up for her second bantamweight title defense against Valentina Shevchenko. Ahead of that fight however, it is no secret that Nunes is looking to ultimately win a second UFC title. While initially, the champ expressed her desire to move up in weight, with the addition of...

May 19, 2017 8:53 am

Dana White gives update on Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw

On July 8th, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt is set to step into the Octagon to defend his title against former teammate, and former UFC bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213. Unfortunately, ahead of the fight, Garbrandt has revealed that his back is injured. The champ was sent to UFC President Dana White’s doctor...

May 19, 2017 12:32 am

VIDEO | Russian special forces ’12 minutes of hell’ test

Throughout the course of MMA history, Russia has continued to produce some of the most feared fighters on the planet. When Fedor Emelianenko burst onto the MMA scene and took the Pride FC heavyweight division by storm, he not only cemented his place in MMA history as one of the most dominant fighters ever, but...

May 18, 2017 2:04 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGegor targets boxing world titles

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has signed his bout agreement for a boxing match against undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. Now, UFC President Dana White is off to negotiate with Team Mayweather on the terms of the bout and will look to get a signed contract to make this fight that many believed had no...

May 18, 2017 2:03 pm

VIDEO | MMA fighter shows incredible composure after nasty leg break suffered in fight

Unfortunately, injuries often come as part of the game in sports. In mixed martial arts, it’s more often than not that you’ll see some bloodshed and some bumps and bruises. However, broken bones are quite rare with how many mixed martial arts fights that take place around the world. Perhaps the most recognized leg break...

May 18, 2017 1:07 pm

Volkan Oezdemir outlines his strategy against “really smart” Misha Cirkunov

On May 28, the UFC will touch down in beautiful Stockholm, Sweden with an exciting night of fights. In the evening’s co-main event, rapidly  rising light heavyweight contenders Volkan Oezdemir and Misha Cirkunov will collide in a bout that has title implications written all over it. In advance of this fight, Oezdemir joined host Kinch...

May 18, 2017 12:50 pm

Amanda Nunes explains heated staredown with Valentina Shevchenko

Last week, at the UFC Summer Kickoff press conference, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was joined onstage by her UFC 213 opponent, Valentina Shevchenko. The pair will scrap July 8th for Nunes’ belt in a highly anticipated rematch with even higher stakes this time around. While the pair certainly talked quite a bit of...