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May 30, 2016 10:52 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold mic’d up for Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Back in April, Jon Jones made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after nearly a year and a half. Jones was initially slated to fight Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight championship, however an injury forced DC out of the bout. Ultimately, Ovince Saint Preux stepped in on short notice to fight Jones....

May 30, 2016 10:42 pm

Conor McGregor returns to SBG Ireland

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been enjoying a bit of down time since his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz was scrapped. Despite that, McGregor has managed to keep his name in the headlines as talks of a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather have increased significantly. In a recent Instagram post, McGregor returned to...

May 30, 2016 2:17 pm

Bryan Caraway reacts to Cody Garbrandt’s win over Thomas Almeida

Sunday night, in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Vegas’ Cody Garbrandt put on a phenomenal show against the previously undefeated Thomas Almeida, as he picked up a 1st round KO win. On the preliminary card, #8 ranked bantamweight Bryan Caraway defeated #4 ranked Aljamain Sterling via split decision. Garbrandt’s win over Almeida put...

May 30, 2016 1:43 pm

PHOTO | Aftermath of Tarec Saffiedine’s leg kicks on Rick Story

Sunday night in Las Vegas, Rick Story and Tarec Saffiedine went to war in a 3 round welterweight showdown. Ultimately, Rick Story won the bout via unanimous decision in a successful UFC return, making it 3 straight wins. Despite the win, Story left with a pretty banged up leg courtesy of Saffiedine. Check out the...


May 30, 2016 9:14 am

Aljamain Sterling reacts to first loss of professional MMA career

Sunday night in Las Vegas, Aljamain Sterling and Bryan Caraway stepped in the Octagon to settle their feud. Sterling was the one who initially called for a fight against Caraway, however it was Caraway who left the Octagon with the win. The fight was a rather close one, with many scoring the bout in favor...

May 30, 2016 8:30 am

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt Octagon interview

Last night in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 88’, Cody Garbrandt showed why he deserves to be in the bantamweight division’s rankings as he knocked out the previously undefeated Thomas Almeida. The win was an extremely dominant one for Garbrandt, who ended Almeida’s 21 fight win streak in just two minutes and 53...

May 30, 2016 8:22 am

VIDEO | Renan Barao vs. Jeremy Stephens (Highlights)

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 88’, #9 ranked Jeremy Stephens stepped into the Octagon to welcome former bantamweight champion Renan Barao to the division. After a back-and-forth 3 round scrap, Stephens was awarded the unanimous decision win, with the score reading 29-28 across the board. Check out the highlights above! Video |...

May 30, 2016 8:09 am

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt knocks out Thomas Almeida (Highlights)

Last night in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 88’, Cody Garbrandt and Thomas Almeida both put their undefeated records on the line as they squared off in a pivotal bantamweight showdown. It didn’t take long for Garbrandt to utilize his boxing to begin landing some heavy blows before ultimately knocking out Almeida in...

May 28, 2016 7:37 am

Cody Garbrandt as confident as can be ahead of main event slot

Tomorrow night in Las Vegas, Team Alpha Male product Cody ‘No Love’ Garbrandt will face undefeated bantamweight Thomas Almeida in a highly anticipated bantamweight showdown. Ahead of the fight, Garbrandt is as confident as can be, likely given his training regimen as well as his undefeated 8-0 record, with all his wins coming by KO/TKO....

May 28, 2016 7:29 am

VIDEO | Brian Stann running for political office?

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Brian Stann has a very well documented past in the armed forces. Stann, a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps was awarded the Silver Star for his actions during combat. Back in 2013, following his KO loss to Wanderlei Silva, Stann retired from MMA, taking a very active role in...

May 28, 2016 7:23 am

Tyron Woodley denies sitting out for title shot

Back in October, top ranked UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley was set to fight former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in what was believed to be a #1 contender fight. Unfortunately, Hendricks had a botched weight cut, and was forced to be rushed to the emergency room, cancelling the bout. UFC President Dana White stated after the...

May 28, 2016 7:11 am

Matt Brown reacts to fighting Jake Ellenberger

Following his recent defeat at the hands of Demian Maia earlier this month at UFC 198 in Brazil, fan favorite welterweight Matt Brown signed an 8 fight deal with the UFC. Shortly after his new contract was finalized, Brown signed to fight Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201. The fight is a crucial one for both...

May 28, 2016 6:34 am

VIDEO | Dennis Bermudez breaks Guinness World Record

UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez‘ accomplishments go beyond the Octagon after his latest feat. Bermudez set the Guinness World Record for drinking a liter of lemon juice through a straw in just 22.75 seconds, beating the previously held time of 24.41 seconds. Quite a way to spend time until his next fight is announced! Video |...

May 27, 2016 9:52 pm

VIDEO | Aljamain Sterling taunts Bryan Caraway again

Is this a world tour, or your girl's tour? #isawherinstagrampicture #pleasefollowmyBFbryan 👀 pic.twitter.com/m1WdYdlIJi — Aljamain Sterling (@FunkMaster_UFC) May 27, 2016 While Aljamain Sterling and Bryan Caraway aren’t slated to fight until Sunday, Sterling has been taking every opportunity to take jabs at his opponent before they step into the Octagon. First, ‘Funk Master’ trolled Caraway...

May 27, 2016 9:13 pm

Chael Sonnen blasts Jacare Souza for turning down title fight

It wasn’t too long ago that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold for the middleweight title. Immediately there was a debate as to whether Jacare Souza or Michael Bisping would get to step in on short notice and fight Luke Rockhold. Unfortunately for Jacare, he would...

May 27, 2016 9:01 pm

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos training for Eddie Alvarez

Prior to UFC 200, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will be looking to defend his lightweight championship for the second time as he faces Eddie Alvarez on Thursday July 7th. Ahead of the fight, dos Anjos revealed earlier this week that he was still unable to train at 100% due to the broken foot...

May 27, 2016 7:41 pm

Renan Barao approximately 15 pounds overweight at start of week

On Sunday, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will be making his UFC featherweight debut against Jeremy Stephens. The fight is an extremely important one for Barao, who will be looking to make a splash in the stacked featherweight division. Ahead of the fight, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto is reporting that Barao went into fight week...

May 27, 2016 9:46 am

VIDEO | Aljamain Sterling trolls Bryan Caraway during photoshoot

On Sunday, #4 ranked Aljamain Sterling will square off against #8 ranked Bryan Caraway in a pivotal bantamweight fight that could see Sterling become the bantamweight #1 contender if he defeats Caraway. Sterling comes into the bout with an undefeated 12-0 record, with 4 wins under the UFC banner. His most recent win came by...

May 27, 2016 9:32 am

Miesha Tate’s cautionary warning to Conor McGregor

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate has been competing in MMA professionally for nearly a decade. In addition, ‘Cupcake’ was one of the first women in the UFC. Ahead of her UFC 200 fight against Amanda Nunes, Tate appeared on SiriusXM Fight Club, Tate tried to impart some wisdom on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor,...

May 27, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | Lauzon brothers 2005 backyard brawl (Part 2)

UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon has become a fan-favorite fighter over the course of his 10 year MMA career. Lauzon has put on spectacular performances, and shown his durability throughout several incredible wars. With that being said, many fight fans are unaware that Joe’s younger brother Dan is also an accomplished MMA fighter who currently competes...

May 27, 2016 9:15 am

Miesha Tate discusses “emotionally unstable” Ronda Rousey

While former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is currently on an indefinite hiatus from competing in the UFC, she has continued to make headlines. During a recent podcast appearance, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate told a story about an encounter Rousey had with UFC strawweight Paige VanZant. As the story goes, VanZant and...

May 27, 2016 8:54 am

Michael Bisping fires back at Luke Rockhold

Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold certainly have a history. To add on to the animosity between the two, Rockhold defeated Bisping in the pair’s first Octagon meeting back in 2014. Now, as Bisping prepares to challenge Rockhold for his UFC middleweight championship on June 4th at UFC 199, Rockhold has declared his plans to retire...

May 26, 2016 10:16 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and his family hit the beach in old school style

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is currently waiting in limbo to find out whether he will fight Floyd Mayweather next, or Nate Diaz. McGregor enjoyed some down time this week as he and members of his family hit the beach in style! Beach life. A photo posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on May 26,...

May 26, 2016 4:20 pm

Cody Garbrandt involved in brief scuffle with Thomas Almeida’s team

This Sunday in Las Vegas, two of the UFC’s brightest bantamweight prospects will square off in a pivotal matchup as undefeated prospects Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 88. Prior to that however, Garbrandt was involved in a brief scuffle with Almeida’s team at the hotel...

May 26, 2016 1:10 pm

VIDEO | The knockout power of Jeremy Stephens

UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens is set to welcome former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao to the 145-pound division at UFC Fight Night 88. Stephens, who has come down from 155-pounds will look to make a statement over the former champion and has the capability to do so in devastating fashion. With 16 of his 24...

May 26, 2016 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Holy slow-motion sumo slam

Here’s a little flashback to the 2013 US Sumo Open match between 346-pound Byambajav “Byamba” Ulambayar and 410-pound Kelly “Big Tree” Gneiting that took place in Los Angeles. Close to 4,000 people were in attendance for the ground shaking event as “Byamba” captured the gold medal for the 7th consecutive year. To get a grasp...

May 26, 2016 10:55 am

SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh dropping knowledge

Straight Blast Gym head coach John Kavanagh is a rather active social media user. While his prized pupil Conor McGregor has caught quite a bit of criticism since his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz in March, Kavanagh has taken to social media with some wisdom for his followers. Money will help but it won't...