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Mar 23, 2016 8:33 am

Nate Diaz sticks up for Jose Aldo to Conor McGregor

Last week reports emerged that the UFC had issued contracts to both Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz for a welterweight rematch at UFC 200. As everyone knows by now, Diaz submitted McGregor in the second round of their UFC 196 scrap to end McGregor’s unbeaten streak. Unsurprisingly, talks of a potential rematch between the two...

Mar 23, 2016 8:17 am

Lorenzo Fertitta discusses possibility of Ronda Rousey fighting at MSG

Late Tuesday afternoon it was revealed that a bill was passed by New York assembly that saw a bill legalizing MMA passed. The bill now moves to the desk of Governor Andrew Cuomo, who in the past has expressed his interest in signing the bill. This is a big win for the sport of MMA,...

Mar 23, 2016 8:10 am

EA Sports Apologizes to Khabib Nurmagomedov for post-fight celebration

Earlier this week top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov took to Twitter to inform EA Sports that they got his post-fight celebration wrong in EA Sports UFC 2, and that the company needed to change his celebration as a sign of respect to himself and his fans. Nurmagomedov posted a photo on Instagram showing a...

Mar 23, 2016 1:57 am

Thrilled members from the MMA community react to New York’s MMA legalization

Tuesday was a historic day for sports. New York was the last state in the U.S. to have MMA outlawed, and the process to have that changed started on Tuesday when a bill to change the laws and regulate MMA in New York passed with a 113-25 vote. The bill now awaits the governer’s signature...


Mar 22, 2016 8:29 pm

VIDEO | Dave Sholler celebrates legalization of MMA in New York

Early Tuesday afternoon it was revealed that a bill was passed by a New York assembly that moved MMA one step closer towards legalization in New York. While the bill now moves to the desk of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, he has expressed his desire to sign the bill, and make MMA fully legalized...

Mar 22, 2016 4:30 pm

New York assembly passes bill legalizing MMA

News broke early Tuesday afternoon that a New York State Assembly passed a bill that would see MMA legalized in New York. The vote count was 113-25 according to MMAFighting. The bill now moves to the desk of Governor Andrew Cuomo, who will reportedly sign the bill without issues. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta spoke on...

Mar 22, 2016 12:42 pm

GIF | Mark Hunt – King of the walk-off KO

Mark Hunt is simply the king of the walk-off knockout. The MMA community feels the same way with fellow fighters tipping their hat to Hunt after his latest win over Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 85. Hunt showcased his walk-off judgement after clobbering Frank Mir with a stunning right hand that sent the former...

Mar 22, 2016 10:47 am

Nate Diaz talks about his uncommon diet for MMA

Nate Diaz is coming off the biggest win of his career after beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Diaz’s popularity has shot up to the highest point of his career along with his pay for the fight with “The Notorious.” Nate along with his older brother Nick say that his diet has...

Mar 22, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen vs. Michael Bisping grappling match from URFight

This past weekend, UFC veterans Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping competed in a grappling match at URFight. Unlike Metamoris however, which is one long round, the grappling match between Sonnen and Bisping consisted of three 5 minute rounds. Jim Ross and Rampage Jackson were on hand for commentary for the match, which you can watch...

Mar 22, 2016 8:35 am

VIDEO | Page VanZant gets standing ovation on Dancing With The Stars

Earlier this month news broke that top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant would be competing on the upcoming season 22 of Dancing With The Stars. VanZant kept her fans updated on her progress through various social media channels leading up to her live performance last night on ABC. While the judges gave VanZant and...

Mar 22, 2016 8:23 am

Urijah Faber: I tried to warn Conor McGregor

MMA veteran Urijah Faber has been competing professionally in mixed martial arts for 13 years, and has competed in 41 bouts as a professional fighter. In addition, Faber is the founder of Sacramento’s “Team Alpha Male”. When Faber was coaching opposite Conor McGregor on season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter, he tried to warn the...

Mar 22, 2016 2:45 am

Greg Jackson says that BJ Penn still ‘got a few good years left in him’

Former two-weight UFC world champion and UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn has been far away from the tropical paradise he calls home. The Hilo boy has been in Albuquerque, New Mexico training at JacksonWink MMA with Greg Jackson and Mike Winklejohn in preparation for his return to the Octagon. Jackson spoke with MMA...

Mar 22, 2016 1:57 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Budweiser commercial has been banned from Ireland’s public broadcasting network

Budweiser has to be somewhat disappointed with their marketing execution with having Ireland’s biggest MMA star as their ambassador. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s recent commercial for Budweiser has been banned by RTE, Ireland’s public broadcasting network. The ban is due to the commercial possibly encouraging a young audience to drink alcohol. Paul Mulligan, Head...

Mar 21, 2016 1:54 pm

VIDEO | Here is a look at Conor McGregor’s three professional MMA losses

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was humble in defeat after Nate Diaz was able to submit him in their non-title UFC welterweight bout at UFC 196. However, McGregor’s only loss in the UFC has apparently been eating at him and it is McGregor who has called for an immediate rematch with Diaz. The latest reports...

Mar 21, 2016 12:16 pm

VIDEO | Neil Magny clobbers Hector Lombard with over 40 unanswered strikes

A lot of people were concerned with the referee’s decision to let Neil Magny unload over 40 unanswered strikes on Hector Lombard at UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. Magny became the first man to stop Lombard after overcoming a brutal first round where Magny was nearly taken out by the...

Mar 21, 2016 11:39 am

MMA community reacts to Mark Hunt’s walk-off KO over Frank Mir

Mark Hunt delivered another one of his signature walk-off knockouts at UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. Hunt landed a thudding blow to former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir that sent him to the canvas. Hunt knew he didn’t need to follow up with more strikes seeing that Mir was out...

Mar 21, 2016 10:53 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar lambastes Conor McGregor with an absolutely amazing call out

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is on his campaign for a fight against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Although Edgar was previously told he would get his second shot at the featherweight title, “The Answer” has yet to get his hands on “The Notorious.” Check out this video made in support of team Edgar...

Mar 21, 2016 2:25 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt’s backstage interview: ‘I want that title’

Mark Hunt made another statement on Saturday night when he had another one of his signature walk-off knockouts in the main event of UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia. Hunt landed a brutal punch on former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir that sent him to the canvas. Hunt is now on a two-fight winning...

Mar 21, 2016 2:11 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt’s respectful Octagon interview following walk-off KO of Frank Mir

There was no blood between the main event fighters at the UFC Fight Night 85, which took place in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. However, the lack of tension between the two competitors didn’t stop the two fighters from giving their all in the fight. Mark Hunt took out former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir...

Mar 19, 2016 1:08 pm

Nate Diaz’s coach: ‘The Diaz show vs. Conor McGregor part 2’

Earlier this week reports surfaced that the UFC was actively looking to book Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II for UFC 200 in July. According to sources, both sides had verbally agreed to a welterweight bout on the July 9th card, however nothing was made official. With that being said, Diaz’s strength and conditioning coach...