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Dec 29, 2016 8:08 am

Mike Perry and Albert Tumenov engage in Twitter beef

UFC welterweight Mike Perry made quite the impact on the UFC’s welterweight division in 2016. Entering into the promotion a perfect 7-0 in his professional career, with all of his wins being KO/TKO wins. When Perry stepped into the Octagon against Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202 in August, it took him just over three...

Dec 29, 2016 7:42 am

VIDEO | Mirko Cro Cop KOs King Mo at Rizin

Cro Cop takes out King Mo to end the night. #RIZIN2016 pic.twitter.com/dfysY0AlhP — Josh Sánchez (@jnsanchez) December 29, 2016 Last night in the quarterfinal of the Rizin FF Grand Prix, MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop stepped into the ring with top ranked Bellator MMA fighter Muhammad ‘King Mo’ Lawal. While King Mo certainly had the...

Dec 28, 2016 11:30 pm

Dana White explains why Ronda Rousey was given pass on media obligations

Leading up to UFC 207, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been the focus of the promotions efforts to promote the fight, using Rousey as the focus of their TV ads. With that being said, Rousey has been given an exemption from her usual media obligations leading up to the fight, and has...

Dec 28, 2016 11:16 pm

PHOTO | Fabricio Werdum fires back, posts screenshot of texts with Dana White

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum was recently left without an opponent when former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was forced out of their scheduled UFC 207 scrap just days before the event after the NSAC deemed Velasquez medically unfit to fight. While Junior dos Santos initially opened up as a frontrunner for a late...

Dec 28, 2016 2:46 pm

Dana White explains why Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson is not happening

Earlier this month, reports began to surface that Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would be fighting for the interim UFC lightweight champion. The pair traded barbs on social media, with both men stating that the ball was in the other’s court. Ultimately, Ferguson revealed that he would be holding out for more money from the...

Dec 28, 2016 12:53 pm

Family First: Nick Diaz turned down a fight with Conor McGregor

In March of this year, Nate Diaz shocked the world by submitting then featherweight champion Conor McGregor in the second round of a last-minute welterweight fight. Given McGregor’s previous dominance, and his status as MMA’s biggest star, he was given an immediate shot at redemption against Diaz. Though this rematch with Diaz was initially expected...

Dec 28, 2016 9:30 am

Amanda Nunes ‘doesn’t know what’s wrong with’ Ronda Rousey

Leading up to UFC 207, much of the UFC’s promotion for the event has surrounded the highly anticipated return of Ronda Rousey, who will step back into the Octagon over a year after horrifically being knocked out cold by Holly Holm at UFC 193, where she lost the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In addition to...

Dec 28, 2016 9:20 am

With Cain Velasquez out, Fabricio Werdum wants Stipe Miocic rematch

On December 30th, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum were set to have a highly anticipated rematch, with a heavyweight title shot against Stipe Miocic on the line. Leading up to the fight, Velasquez was very open about the fact that he had endured a back injury during training, using CBD Oil to help him get...

Dec 28, 2016 9:01 am

Amanda Nunes sends warning to Ronda Rousey: You will never get this belt back

With just days to go until UFC 207, where UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will look to make her first successful title defense when she steps into the Octagon with former champion Ronda Rousey, things are starting to heat up! For Nunes, the fight will be her first title defense since winning the title...

Dec 28, 2016 8:49 am

Amanda Nunes credits relationship with making her a better fighter

It’s no secret that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been on a tear of the women’s bantamweight division since being signed to the UFC in 2013. Nunes started her UFC career by going 2-0 with the promotion, TKOing Sheila Gaff at UFC 163, and then Germaine de Randamie at ‘UFC Fight for the...

Dec 28, 2016 8:29 am

TJ Dillashaw wonders if involvement with Union will come back to haunt him

Earlier this month, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw was one of several high-profile UFC fighters who emerged as part of the MMA Athletes Association. In addition to Dillashaw, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and top ranked fighters Donald Cerrone and Tim Kennedy all announced their involvement. Leading...

Dec 28, 2016 8:20 am

Brendan Schaub gives his prediction for Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes

Last November, Holly Holm shocked the world by knocking out the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey with a second-round head-kick. More than a year later, Rousey has still not stepped back into the Octagon – though that will finally change this Friday. In the main event of the anticipated UFC 207, she will challenge reigning women’s bantamweight...

Dec 28, 2016 6:19 am

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt details the time he was stabbed

This Friday, in the co-main event of UFC 207, undefeated 25-year-old Cody Garbrandt will challenge Dominick Cruz for the UFC bantamweight crown. Though Garbrandt’s road to this title shot hasn’t been a particularly long one – at least, not according to TJ Dillashaw – it has been a hard one. During a recent media scrum, Garbrandt...

Dec 28, 2016 4:57 am

Nate Diaz blasts Conor McGregor on social media

In March of this year, Nate Diaz shocked the world by submitting then featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a last minute welterweight scrap. His submission win marked the end of a 15-fight win-streak for the Irishman. Given his long-time dominance, and his status as the UFC’s biggest and most valuable star, McGregor was quickly given a...

Dec 27, 2016 9:07 pm

Ronda Rousey opens up on return, negativity from fans

Leading up to the highly anticipated return of Ronda Rousey this Friday at UFC 207, the former champ has been subject to much criticism for her unwillingness to participate in fight week events, and media-related events leading up to the fight. In addition, in the UFC’s promotion for the event, Rousey has been the main...

Dec 27, 2016 1:50 pm

Urijah Faber: I’m 100% done with fighting

Earlier this month, MMA veteran Urijah Faber stepped into the Octagon for the final time on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ where he fought fellow MMA veteran Brad Pickett. The win was certainly a dominant one for Faber, as he dropped Pickett in the very first round, then proceeding to win the...

Dec 27, 2016 12:26 pm

Fabricio Werdum questions Junior Dos Santos’ sexuality

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 207 rematch with Fabricio Werdum this Friday. While the fight was expected to see one man crowned the heavyweight #1 contender, Velasquez was pulled from the fight after it was determined that he was medically...

Dec 27, 2016 12:15 pm

Nick Diaz is getting ‘ready’ for 2017

It appears that UFC fan favorite Nick Diaz may be preparing to return to competition soon. The elder Diaz brother was spotted in a social media post by Jose Garcia, who works on strength and conditioning for the Diaz brothers. Garcia posted a photo with Nick and said in the caption, “Guess who is back?...

Dec 27, 2016 11:52 am

VIDEO | Stephanie McMahon roasts CM Punk during WWE event

Former WWE champion CM Punk and his former bosses at the WWE certainly don’t get along very well. After all but being banned from the WWE, Punk signed with the UFC in 2014. While it took almost two years for Punk, real name Phil Brooks, to step into the Octagon for the first time, he...

Dec 27, 2016 11:14 am

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz: Cody Garbrandt is ‘dumb enough to not think at all’

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to defend his belt against the challenger Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 207, which takes place on December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Leading up to the five-round war that is scheduled to take place between Cruz and Garbrandt, the two have engaged in a...

Dec 27, 2016 10:08 am

Anthony Johnson willing to wait “forever” for Daniel Cormier

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson was just weeks away from his highly anticipated rematch with Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight championship at UFC 206 earlier this month. Unfortunately for Rumble, his chance at a rematch with ‘DC’ for the light heavyweight strap was postponed when it was revealed that Cormier had...

Dec 27, 2016 9:47 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager’s bold claim for Conor McGregor

Since his dominant UFC 205 win over Michael Johnson, top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has been looking for a fight with lightweight champion Conor McGregor. While it was initially reported that McGregor would be sidelined for 10 months due to the upcoming birth of his firstborn child, the ‘champ champ’ recently stated that he...

Dec 27, 2016 9:30 am

PHOTO | Diaz brothers now have their own rolling papers

It’s no secret that Stockton superstars Nick and Nate Diaz are frequent marijuana smokers. While this sometimes results in a bit of controversy surrounding the brothers, Nick recently took to Snapchat to show off ‘Diaz Bros’ rolling papers: So @NickDiaz209 and @NateDiaz209 have been immortalized through their own rolling papers (via Nick's Snapchat). pic.twitter.com/nsB3KxJ8fA —...

Dec 27, 2016 9:10 am

“Shark” Cody Garbrandt rips Dominick Cruz: “I smell blood all over that p**sy”

In just days, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will step into the Octagon against undefeated bantamweight contender Cody Garbrandt in a highly anticipated matchup for the UFC bantamweight championship. Going into the fight, ‘The Dominator’ and ‘No Love’ have never shied away from talking trash back and forth every opportunity they get. At UFC 202...

Dec 27, 2016 7:49 am

VIDEO | Dana White weighs in on the fighting futures of Brock Lesnar and CM Punk

Earlier this year, in the co-main event of July’s historic UFC 200, WWE star and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made a largely unexpected return to the Octagon. Despite the fact that he had not fought in many years, he was able to grind Mark Hunt to a unanimous decision win. Regrettably, news broke...