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Apr 9, 2016 12:21 pm

Luke Rockhold blasts Yoel Romero for failed drug test

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is never one to hold his tongue when it comes to his thoughts on other fighters. Recently, Rockhold and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman have been trading verbal blows ahead of their UFC 199 rematch for the middleweight championship. Ahead of that fight, Rockhold has put former #1 contender...

Apr 9, 2016 12:11 pm

Rafael dos Anjos hints at next opponent

While there has been much speculation as to who will get the next lightweight title shot now that Conor McGregor has been booked to fight Nate Diaz in a rematch at UFC 200, Rafael dos Anjos already has an opponent in mind. During a recent appearance on Inside MMA, where RDA also revealed that he...

Apr 9, 2016 11:33 am

PHOTO | Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon promo poster

While UFC 200 is stacked with quite a few high-profile bouts such as McGregor vs. Diaz II, Tate vs. Nunes, and Aldo vs. Edgar II, one fight that promises to deliver fireworks is Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon. The pair have combined for 18 post-fight bonuses over the course of their UFC careers. Given that,...


Apr 9, 2016 11:29 am

Dominick Cruz’s interesting take on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been making his rounds with the media to promote his trilogy fight with Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199. While the majority of the media appearances have lead to heated verbal exchanges with Faber, Cruz was asked about Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch at...

Apr 9, 2016 11:23 am

Rafael dos Anjos gives updated timetable for return

There’s been no official word yet on who UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will face when he makes his return to the Octagon following a broken foot. RDA joined Bas Rutten and Mauro Ranallo on Inside MMA to give an update on the foot injury which forced him out of his UFC 196 title...

Apr 9, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone and Anthony Pettis open up on training together

Back in 2013, Anthony Pettis defeated Donald Cerrone via TKO. Fast forward 4 years and the pair are training together at the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. Many are wondering how the two top ranked lightweight fighters are able to train together in a friendly environment. Cerrone and Pettis both spoke on Inside...

Apr 9, 2016 9:03 am

Jon Jones defends Ovince Saint Preux from doubters

Since Daniel Cormier was forced out of his scheduled UFC 197 title defense, some have criticized the UFC for booking an interim light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197. Despite Saint Preux’s impressive 7-2 record that has seen him stop 5 opponents in 5...

Apr 9, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson not impressed with Henry Cejudo’s resume

While Henry Cejudo may be an Olympic gold medalist, UFC flyweight kingpin, and arguable pound for pound king, Demetrious Johnson doesn’t believe that the Olympian has that impressive of a resume in MMA. Johnson, the only flyweight champion in the history of the UFC, spoke on Inside MMA to discuss his upcoming fight with Cejudo...

Apr 9, 2016 8:53 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos gives update on injury, talks Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

Since Rafael dos Anjos broke his foot in training leading up to his UFC 196 lightweight title scrap with Conor McGregor, the champ has yet to book another fight inside the Octagon. Ahead of UFC 200, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, the lightweight champ joined Inside MMA...

Apr 8, 2016 11:51 pm

Rafael dos Anjos has bold prediction for Conor McGregor

Following his UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor revealed his intention to return to featherweight to defend his championship belt. Ultimately, the UFC booked a McGregor vs. Diaz welterweight rematch for UFC 200, and opted to have Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar fight for the interim featherweight championship on the same card....

Apr 8, 2016 11:44 pm

Frank Mir releases statement regarding failed drug test

Late Friday evening news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had failed a drug test following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Brisbane’ KO loss to Mark Hunt. The UFC released a statement along with the announcement of Mir’s failed drug test, which was followed by a statement from Mir himself. The former champ released...

Apr 8, 2016 6:13 pm

USADA informs Frank Mir of potential anti-doping violation

News broke late Friday evening that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had Ben informed of a potential doping violation by the US Anti-Doping Agency.  The potential drug testing failure stems from Mir’s recent fight against Mark Hunt, which he lost via 1st round KO.  The UFC released a statement through UFC.com which read: The...

Apr 8, 2016 9:32 am

Daniel Cormier responds to people saying Jon Jones is in his head

Prior to Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s first meeting at UFC 182 over a year ago, many believed that Jones was in DC’s head. Since then, Cormier won the vacant light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson, and defended the belt against Alexander Gustafsson in a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Despite that, many believe that...

Apr 8, 2016 9:12 am

VIDEO | Rare footage of Rafael dos Anjos winning fight early in his career

[email protected] earns the 5th victory of his professional career, when he submits Johil de Oliveirapic.twitter.com/hRZLBRg6MY — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) April 7, 2016 UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon after he broke his foot in training leading up to his UFC 196. While dos Anjos was...

Apr 8, 2016 8:37 am

Jon Jones: “I got a lot of proving to do”

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones may not be facing Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 197 any more, but the way ‘Bones’ sees it, it’s all part of the journey. Jones’ fight with Ovince Saint Preux is an interim title fight, however after that, Jones says his story with DC picks...

Apr 8, 2016 8:32 am

PHOTO | Cat Zingano vs. Julianna Pena promo poster

Since the UFC announced that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor would have their highly anticipated rematch in the main event of UFC 200, they have continued to use quote posters to promote the event. While this has given way to quite a few meme posters regarding the event, the UFC has now released a new...

Apr 8, 2016 8:24 am

Miesha Tate’s manager refutes claims that Tate turned down Holly Holm rematch

Earlier this week, Holly Holm’s manager called out Miesha Tate for taking “the easy way out” and declining a rematch with Holly Holm in order to fight Amanda Nunes at UFC 200. According to Miesha Tate’s manager Josh Jones, that wasn’t the case… He spoke to MMAFighting: “A fight with Holly Holm was never discussed...

Apr 8, 2016 8:20 am

Georges St. Pierre hosting new TV show about his true passion

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre hasn’t fought in the Octagon since his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks in 2013. Recently however, there has been much talk of a potential GSP return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where many fight fans would like to see him fight Robbie Lawler. Back in...

Apr 8, 2016 2:29 am

Joe Rogan says that Jon Jones’ ‘risky fight’ could ruin his plans

Despite saving the UFC from possibly having to cancel or downgrade UFC 197, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has everything to lose in his fight with short-notice opponent Ovince Saint Preux on April 23rd. After UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was pulled out of the originally scheduled fight with Jones, Saint Preux...

Apr 7, 2016 1:16 pm

VIDEO | Urijah Faber thinks Justin Bieber could be a good MMA fighter

Justin Bieber has recently been making headlines surrounding MMA. Being a good friend of Floyd Mayweather Jr., Bieber is a fan of combat sports but recently criticised Nate Diaz after beating Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Diaz and Bieber squashed whatever bad blood they might have had and Urijah Faber says he is glad that...

Apr 7, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway folds friend ‘BirdyBird’ with a painful spinning kick

Hawaiian Max Holloway kept his promise of punishing his friend and video blog partner “BirdyBird” after their YouTube channel surpassed their subscriber goal. Their video description said, “You guys know the deal! Goal was 500 subs by the end of April and we exceeded that within 24 hours. We hit our goal and Me(BirdyBird) is...