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Apr 5, 2016 8:48 am

Michael Bisping blasts Yoel Romero following USADA settlement

After Yoel Romero’s controversial split decision win over Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza at UFC 194 in December, the Cuban Olympian failed an out-of-competition drug test. While failing a drug test is normally a 12-month suspension, Romero and USADA managed to reach a settlement agreement after he blamed the testing failure on a tainted supplement that he...

Apr 5, 2016 8:40 am

Fabricio Werdum wants rematch with Fedor Emelianenko in Chechnya

It was almost exactly 6 years ago that Fabricio Werdum shocked the world as he submitted MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko in the main event of ‘Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum’. Following Emelianenko’s triumphant return to MMA on New Year’s Eve, ‘The Last Emperor’ revealed that he would like to try and avenge the loss to Werdum...

Apr 5, 2016 8:35 am

Ovince Saint Preux explains why he turned down Daniel Cormier’s training offer

After it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 197, Daniel Cormier offered to train Saint Preux to beat the pound for pound king. Saint Preux explained to BloodyElbow why he decided...

Apr 5, 2016 3:14 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant brings the cage to Dancing with the Stars Paso Doble routine

Rising UFC star Paige VanZant had another good performance this week on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” VanZant got her original dance partner Mark Ballas back after he was out last week suffering from a back injury. The duo danced inside a cage that resembled the Octagon and performed a Paso Doble routine that earned...


Apr 5, 2016 2:49 am

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones duke it out on twitter

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier are sadly not fighting one another at UFC 197. Cormier suffered an injury in training that forced him out of the championship rematch with Jones. Ovince Saint Preux has stepped in to face Jones on short notice and the two will fight...

Apr 4, 2016 4:49 pm

Rousimar Palhares says he ‘would kill’ Conor McGregor

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares grappled in the main event of Polaris 3 event in Poole, England over the weekend in the main event against Garry Tonon. The two fought an exciting match to a draw, but Palhares has been getting a lot of attention from an interview he did with Sportsmail about a fight...

Apr 4, 2016 2:21 pm

PHOTO | Sage Northcutt learns from Georges St-Pierre

Sage Northcutt is looking to bounce back from his first loss in the UFC as he is scheduled to fight at UFC 200 against Enrique Marin. Northcutt recently posted a video showing off his stregth in the weightroom at the Tristar Gym. Northcutt isn’t only working on his strength and conditioning, but technique as well....

Apr 4, 2016 1:49 pm

Jon Jones bitterly reacts to Daniel Cormier’s offer to help Ovince Saint Preux

The heated rivalry between former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier will continue on with Cormier having to pull out their title fight at UFC 197 on April 23rd. BJPENN.COM reported on Friday that Cormier had to withdraw from the title fight with Jones due to an injury suffered...

Apr 4, 2016 12:10 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar still highly physical in WrestleMania 32 match with Dean Ambrose

Kendo Stick City vs Suplex City #WrestleMania pic.twitter.com/4mUQYY4ZOn — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) April 4, 2016 Dean Ambrose vs Brock Lesnar w/ Paul Heyman #WrestleMania Forgot to upload this one. (NOT A FINISH) pic.twitter.com/WST43YctYn — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) April 4, 2016 Dean Ambrose vs Brock Lesnar w/ Paul Heyman #WrestleMania pic.twitter.com/N5kqYLYyzs — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) April 4, 2016 Former...

Apr 4, 2016 11:42 am

REPORT: Yoel Romero and USADA have reached a settlement agreement for shorter suspension

UPDATE BELOW Shortly after Yoel Romero’s fight with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 194, news spread of Romero’s “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” that stemmed from an out-of-competition sample collection. Romero and his legal team have claimed that a dietary supplement is the cause of Romero’s “potential violation.” Romero and his team claim that the supplement...

Apr 4, 2016 11:16 am

Greg Jackson says that Jon Jones now has a full-time personal driver

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a bad history with driving. Most recently, an alleged drag racing incident ended up getting Jones locked behind bars for three days for violating his probation that he was on for a previous hit-and-run accident. One would think that it would be best for a successful former...

Apr 4, 2016 10:40 am

Daniel Cormier invites Ovince Saint Preux to train at AKA for bout with Jon Jones

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is unfortunately out of his title fight with Jon Jones at UFC 197 in April due to an injury suffered in training. It was announced by the UFC that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in as a late replacement for Cormier to face Jones in an interim...

Apr 4, 2016 1:46 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach gives his prediction on Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a non-title welterweight rematch. The historic UFC 200 event takes place on July 7th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Freddie Roach, famed boxing trainer and owner of the Wild Card Gym talks about their initial matchup and gives his pick for the rematch. Are...

Apr 4, 2016 1:31 am

VIDEO | Sage Northcutt back at Tristar and looking mighty strong

My 1st day back training! Tristar Gym Canada @labradanutrition A video posted by Sage Northcutt (@supersagenorthcutt) on Apr 3, 2016 at 10:31am PDT Rising UFC star Sage Northcutt (7-1 MMA) is looking to get back to his winning ways and is back training at the Tristar Gym in Canada. Northcutt posted this video showing his...

Apr 3, 2016 1:00 pm

Dana White explains why Jones vs. Saint Preux is for the interim title

On Friday night we broke the news that current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to defend his title against Jon Jones at UFC 197 on April 23. Yesterday, UFC officials announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping up on short-notice to challenge Jon Jones...

Apr 3, 2016 12:19 pm

Max Holloway does not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to featherweight

Add top contender Max Holloway (15-3 MMA) to the list of featherweight fighters who do not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to fight at 145-pounds. Holloway echoed the statements made by former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar regarding the brash Irish star in a recent interview with MMAFighting: “At the end of the day, who...

Apr 3, 2016 11:31 am

Demian Maia on potential title shot: “I don’t have to act like a clown to get it”

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Demian Maia (22-6 MMA) is currently riding an impressive four-fight winning streak inside the UFC’s welterweight division. The 38-year-old is coming off a unanimous decision win over Gunnar Nelson which occurred at December’s UFC 194 event in Las Vegas. Prior to that, Maia submitted surging contender Neil Magny in the...

Apr 2, 2016 4:10 pm

VIDEO | Dana White announces Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Saturday afternoon on SportsCenter, UFC President Dana White announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice for Daniel Cormier to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 for the interim UFC light heavyweight title. Above you can see the SportsCenter footage of Dana White making the announcement!

Apr 2, 2016 4:04 pm

Dana White explains why Anthony Johnson turned down Jon Jones fight

After Daniel Cormier was forced out of his UFC 197 light heavyweight title defense against Jon Jones on April 23rd due to a knee injury, many expected Anthony Johnson to step-in on short notice to fight Jones. While the UFC tried to book Jones vs. Johnson for the main event of UFC 197, he was...

Apr 2, 2016 10:32 am

Jon Jones sends Daniel Cormier a message following injury

While there has been no shortage of animosity between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier during the course of their heated rivalry, even Jones doesn’t have any ill wishes for Cormier. It was revealed yesterday evening that Cormier had suffered a knee injury during training and would be unable to fight Jones in the main event...

Apr 2, 2016 10:13 am

Dana White gives update on Ronda Rousey’s return

There has been much antspeculation as to when Ronda Rousey would return to the UFC following her UFC 193 KO loss to Holly Holm at the end of last year. After Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm in the co-main event of UFC 196 in March, Rousey reportedly told UFC President Dana White that it was...

Apr 2, 2016 9:34 am

Anderson Silva talks potential rematch with Vitor Belfort

It was over 5 years ago that Anderson Silva delivered one of the most spectacular knockouts in UFC history as he dropped Vitor Belfort with a front kick in the main event of UFC 126 to retain his UFC middleweight championship. Now, fast forward five years and the pair are both fighting different men at...

Apr 1, 2016 12:46 pm

Jose Aldo thinks Nate Diaz will shame Conor McGregor even more in the rematch

Nate Diaz stunned the world but didn’t surprise himself when he beat Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a rematch that Diaz says was a gift to McGregor from the UFC. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke with FOX Sports on the rematch that is...

Apr 1, 2016 12:11 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach clarifies a condition about rematch with Nate Diaz

The MMA community lost their minds when Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of the scheduled superfight with Conor McGregor back in February. Nate Diaz then shook things up when he was announced as the late-replacement for dos Anjos and further upset a lot of people when he submitted McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and...

Apr 1, 2016 12:08 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Flying/Spinning Back Kick Drills

Spinning techniques are some of the most risky techniques in MMA. When they land they are often brutal, as we saw in Uriah Hall vs. Gegard Mousasi and Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim to name a few. Recently, at the JacksonWink MMA Academy, some of the fighters decided to work on not only spinning techniques,...