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Apr 10, 2017 9:14 am

Daniel Cormier trashes Jon Jones’ brother, makes fun of his size

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier defended his strap with a second-round submission win over Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Shortly thereafter, the champ took the opportunity to engage in brief verbal battles with two of the light heavyweight division’s top contenders: streaking British striker Jimi Manuwa, and...

Apr 10, 2017 7:54 am

Luke Rockhold calls for interim title fight, Dana White responds

The middleweight title picture is currently a bit chaotic, as reigning champ Michael Bisping is poised to defend his title against Georges St-Pierre, a former welterweight champion who has never fought at middleweight before. Unsurprisingly, this news has not gone over well with the many more deserving contenders at middleweight, such as former champ Luke Rockhold. In...

Apr 10, 2017 7:07 am

Retired Anthony Johnson gives new statement on “The End of Rumble”

On Saturday night, Anthony Johnson – more widely known by the nickname “Rumble” – came up short in a light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier, succumbing to a second-round rear-naked choke. Shortly after this failed title bid, the fearsome light heavyweight contender surprised the world by announcing that he’d be retiring from mixed martial...

Apr 10, 2017 6:23 am

Chris Weidman’s corner’s live reaction to controversial Gegard Mousasi stoppage

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 210, Chris Weidman experienced a controversial TKO loss to Gegard Mousasi. The controversy followed a Mousasi knee, which at first appeared to be illegal – forcing a confusing pause in the action – but was ultimately deemed legal, resulting in a Mousasi win. Part of the...

Apr 10, 2017 5:42 am

Jeff Mayweather responds to Dana White’s “piece of sh*t” comments

There is no bigger story in combat sports today than the story of a possible boxing match between undefeated great Floyd Mayweather and transcendent MMA star Conor McGregor. The latest bit of drama to unfold in this ongoing narrative occurred last week when Jeff Mayweather – Floyd’s Uncle – suggested that the UFC was attempting...

Apr 9, 2017 3:46 pm

VIDEO | Dana White goes off on Jeff Mayweather and Bob Arum

Dana White goes off on Jeff Mayweather and Bob Arum During last night’s UFC 210 post-fight press conference in Buffalo, New York UFC President Dana White discussed the proposed super-fight between UFC star Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. “You know he (Conor McGregor) is having a baby any day now. After Conor...

Apr 9, 2017 1:02 pm

Daniel Cormier trashes ‘Cialis boy’ Jon Jones in heated rant

Last night, in the main event of UFC 210, light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier defended his title for the second time with a second-round submission defeat of the dangerous Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. With this win, the champ set himself up for a possible rematch with his biggest rival – former champion Jon Jones, who was...

Apr 9, 2017 12:24 pm

VIDEO | Rafael Carvalho head kick flattens Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 176

Back in May of 2016, Brazil’s Rafael Carvalho scored a controversial split decision win over Dutch kickboxing specialist Melvin Manhoef, defending the Bellator middleweight strap in the process. Given that many fans and pundits believed Manhoef should have gotten the nod in this fight, Bellator then pencilled the two middleweights in for a rematch –...

Apr 9, 2017 11:48 am

Anthony Johnson shuts down talk of NFL career

Last night, in the main event of UFC 210, brick-fisted light heavyweight star Anthony Johnson came up short for a second time to reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, succumbing to a second-round rear-naked choke. Shortly after this disappointing loss, the two-time light heavyweight title challenger known as “Rumble” surprised by announcing that he would...

Apr 9, 2017 10:15 am

Anthony Johnson’s corner was furious that he attempted to wrestle with Daniel Cormier

Last night, in the main event of UFC 210, brick-fisted light heavyweight star Anthony Johnson came up short for a second time to reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, succumbing to a second-round rear-naked choke. While nothing can be taken away from Cormier’s impressive win, the champ did seem to be helped by Rumble’s bizarre...

Apr 9, 2017 9:59 am

VIDEO l Fighters prove Daniel Cormier’s towel-grab can actually help shed some pounds

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSpIn2xgQD5/ Last night, in the main event of UFC 210, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defended his crown with a second-round submission of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. As impressive as Cormier’s blowout of Johnson was, however, it was not without controversy. On Friday morning, the 26 fighters competing on the UFC 210 bill were scheduled to...

Apr 8, 2017 11:06 pm

VIDEO | Dana White discusses Gegard Mousasi vs. Chris Weidman controversy

VIDEO | Dana White discusses Gegard Mousasi vs. Chris Weidman controversy Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi earned a second-round TKO victory over former division champion Chris Weidman at last night’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York. Mousasi caught Weidman with a pair of knees during the midway point of the second round that...

Apr 8, 2017 10:32 pm

Pros react to Gegard Mousasi’s controversial win over Chris Weidman

Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi scored a controversial second-round TKO victory over former division champion Chris Weidman at last night’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York. Mousasi caught Weidman with a pair of knees during the midway point of the second round that had the former champion in a world of hurt. The...

Apr 8, 2017 1:03 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Johnson discusses Daniel Cormier’s weigh-in, weight cut & more

While UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier weighed in overweight for his highly anticipated UFC 210 showdown with UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier yesterday, Cormier actually weighed-in overweight for the fight. The champ stepped on the scale at 206.2 pounds, and was forced to weigh in again moments later, where he used the privacy...

Apr 8, 2017 11:46 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey all smiles in new photo with Travis Browne

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been out of the public eye since her end-of-year loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, where she was handed her second straight professional loss following her 2015 KO loss to Holly Holm. Following Rousey’s recent loss to Nunes, UFC President Dana White admitted that Rousey was...

Apr 8, 2017 11:23 am

Dana White gives update on Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre

Early in 2017, the UFC announced that former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon in 2017 to challenge UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the middleweight title. The promotion held a press conference with both men, where the pair exchanged barbs regarding their highly anticipated scrap. With that being said however,...

Apr 8, 2017 10:57 am

Daniel Cormier says he is done fighting at 205lbs

Friday morning at the UFC 210 early weigh-ins, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier came in overweight, weighing in at 206.2 pounds for his highly anticipated title fight with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. Cormier then stepped back for just over two minutes before reemerging and weighing-in at 205 pounds. With that being said, there was quite...

Apr 8, 2017 7:59 am

Jon Jones discusses potential rematch with Daniel Cormier

Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones has proved time and time again that he truly is the most dominant light heavyweight in the world today. Racking up a nearly undefeated record, with his only loss coming as the result of a disqualification early in his career, which saw him crowned the youngest champion in...

Apr 7, 2017 2:03 pm

Don Frye talks about his state of being homeless and multiple suicide attempts

It’s been a rocky road for UFC Hall of Fame legend Don Frye. The MMA legend that helped pave the way in the early days of mixed martial arts has suffered in recent years, going through a divorce and having several surgeries done which caused a brain hemorrhage which forced him to be put into...

Apr 7, 2017 1:10 pm

Gegard Mousasi rips potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight

While the combat sports community is anxiously awaiting any updates regarding the status of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight, others, such as UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi think the fight has no business even being discussed. Mousasi, who is currently in the final hours of his preparation for his UFC 210 co-main event...

Apr 7, 2017 12:49 pm

MMA community reacts to Daniel Cormier’s controversial weigh-in

Friday morning, the fighters of UFC 210 hit the scales to weigh in for their scheduled bouts Saturday night. The ordeal was overshadowed by UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier not only coming in 1.2 pounds overweight, but also then making weight just moments later by using the privacy towel to offset his weight and...

Apr 7, 2017 12:24 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones bares all for new photoshoot

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may currently be suspended for a failed random out-of-competition drug test prior to his scheduled UFC 200 showdown with Daniel Cormier in July of 2016, however the former champ has begun to make headlines once again ahead of Saturday’s UFC 210 main event scrap between Daniel Cormier and...

Apr 7, 2017 9:27 am

VIDEO | Watch Daniel Cormier make weight using controversial move

Friday morning in New York, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier missed weight for his scheduled UFC 210 scrap with Anthony Johnson Saturday night, where he will look to defend his title for the second time, and once again earn himself a win over Anthony Johnson. Cormier weighed in at 206.2 pounds, 1.2 pounds over...

Apr 7, 2017 8:59 am

VIDEO | NYSAC executive director address Daniel Cormier weigh-in controversy

Here's NYSAC executive director Tony Giardina explaining why Cormier was allowed to weigh in twice: pic.twitter.com/vxzpcnrT9y — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 7, 2017 Friday morning, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier stepped on the scale for early weigh-ins ahead of his UFC 210 title fight with Anthony Johnson tomorrow night. Cormier left those in attendance...

Apr 7, 2017 8:14 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier misses weight, then makes weight in chaotic sequence

pic.twitter.com/5bOS6mqf7A — Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) April 7, 2017 Friday morning, news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier missed weight for his UFC 210 scrap with Anthony Johnson, weighing in at 206.2 pounds, 1.2 pounds over the required light heavyweight title fight limit of 205 pounds. Interestingly enough, Daniel Cormier was allowed to come...

Apr 6, 2017 9:43 pm

White to meet with McGregor after baby is born to secure fight with Mayweather

While the MMA community has anxiously awaited word from up top regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight, While McGregor recently informed media members during a surprise appearance at the Madison Square Garden that a fight between he and Mayweather was “very close” to being finalized, there has been no word since as...

Apr 6, 2017 2:20 pm

Michael Bisping wants Daniel Cormier, realistically knows it won’t happen

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is currently waiting in limbo to find out if former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will comply with his terms for their targeted fight. While the UFC announced that the fight would go down in 2017, Bisping recently informed St-Pierre that he will not wait until the former champ is...