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Feb 14, 2017 11:51 am

Donald Trump is a Fedor Emelianenko fan

Ahead of this Saturday’s highly anticipated Bellator 172 event, where MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko will make his highly anticipated return to the cage in 2017 after going 2-0 since returning to MMA in 2015, M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein, who used to manage Emelianenko, revealed in an interview that United States President Donald Trump has...

Feb 14, 2017 11:45 am

Dustin Poirier: ‘I want Nate Diaz, how bout that?’

Dustin Poirier is fresh off a bonus-winning “Fight of the Night” unanimous decision victory over Jim Miller at UFC 208. Now, the UFC lightweight is looking to climb up the rankings and get back on his way to title contention. Poirier spoke with MMA Junkie Radio recently and said that he has Nate Diaz in...

Feb 14, 2017 11:02 am

Josh Koscheck talks Bellator debut: I’m trying to test myself at age 39

Back in the summer of 2015, 10-year, 25-fight UFC veteran Josh Koscheck signed with Bellator MMA. Some 18 months later, he has still not made his debut with the organization. This weekend, however, that will change. On the main card of Saturday’s stacked Bellator 172 card, Koscheck will take on Brazil’s Mauricio Alonso. In advance...

Feb 14, 2017 10:37 am

Conor McGregor also demands $100M for Floyd Mayweather fight, meetings continue

“My number is a guaranteed $100 million. That was my number,” Floyd Mayweather has stated regarding his fight purse, and it sounds like Conor McGregor is now demanding the same thing. The boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is in the works of being put together as McGregor is currently in Las Vegas...

Feb 14, 2017 10:26 am

Germaine De Randamie offers Holly Holm rematch following late punches

Despite a unanimous decision win, Germaine De Randamie is calling for a Holly Holm rematch. At UFC 208 this past weekend, undefeated kickboxer turned MMA fighter Germaine De Randamie picked up the biggest win of her professional MMA career as she defeated Holly Holm via unanimous decision to claim the inaugural women’s featherweight championship. The...

Feb 14, 2017 8:49 am

Michael Bisping explains why he’s asking for money fights: I want “a big gigantic payday I can retire on.”

Over the last few months, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has generated a bit of controversy by asking for lucrative “money fights” and expressing disinterest in fights with his division’s top contenders. He has recently chased a fight with welterweight champ Tyron Woodley, for example, while simultaneously shrugging off calls for a bout with streaking middleweight...

Feb 14, 2017 8:49 am

Floyd Mayweather: Conor McGregor fight “getting very, very close”

Throughout the course of 2017, there have been several developments regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match. To start the year off, Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million to fight in a boxing match. McGregor remained quiet on the matter, however UFC President Dana White was quick to counter Mayweather’s offer, offering the...

Feb 14, 2017 8:27 am

Derek Brunson statement on Anderson Silva loss

This past weekend at UFC 208, MMA icon Anderson Silva snapped a 2-fight skid as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Derek Brunson in a highly anticipated scrap between two of the most exciting fighters in the middleweight division. Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, many believe Brunson won...

Feb 14, 2017 8:13 am

Joe Rogan backtracks on previous comments about Ronda Rousey beating male bantamweights

For a time, Ronda Rousey was one of the most dominant athletes in mixed martial arts. Scoring lightning fast submission wins and thudding knockout wins over game opponents, she looked more and more like an unbeatable champion which each consecutive defense of her women’s bantamweight title. During her reign of dominance, UFC commentator Joe Rogan...

Feb 14, 2017 7:25 am

“The Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi has Become a Super Man

Last December, on the main card of UFC 206, “The Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi and Cub Swanson engaged in one of the most thrilling scraps of all time. For three, frenzied rounds, prospect and veteran pelted each other with heavy artillery, hammering each other’s jaws and leaving ours on the floor. Given how exciting he...

Feb 13, 2017 1:01 pm

Mike Goldberg drops hint on return: ‘You’ll see me around soon’

“It is all over!” You have heard the phrase time and time again from former UFC commentator Mike Goldberg. However, the term doesn’t seem to be applying to Goldberg’s career as the longtime voice calling the fights along with Joe Rogan dropped a hint that we will be seeing him “soon.” Goldberg tweeted after the...

Feb 13, 2017 11:51 am

Cyborg: “Everyone knows who the champ is at 145”

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 208, Germaine de Randamie scored a controversial decision win over former bantamweight champ Holly Holm to become the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight champion. De Randamie’s history-making win, however, had a massive shadow cast over it by one woman: Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino. Cyborg, who has not lost since...

Feb 13, 2017 11:33 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva reflects on win over Derek Brunson

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva picked up his first official win since 2012 at UFC 208 over the weekend. However, Silva’s win did not come without controversy as many believed the judges unanimous decision could have gone in favor of his opponent Derek Brunson. Following the fight on Saturday night, Silva spoke with UFC’s...

Feb 13, 2017 10:06 am

Report: Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz strawweight bout in the works

Earlier this month, recent strawweight title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz made a smart callout of another recent title challenger in Brazil’s Claudia Gadelha. According to our own Chris Taylor, the Polish fighter could well get her wish. https://twitter.com/ctaylor_96/status/831184009703088128 Though we know this bout is in the works for sometime in the spring, an exact date and location...

Feb 13, 2017 6:25 am

Cody Garbrandt gets tattoo to commemorate bantamweight title win

You don’t have to look at Cody Garbrandt for very long to deduce that he’s a tattoo lover. The undefeated bantamweight, who swiped the divisional crown from Dominick Cruz in December, has the majority of his torso and even his neck inked up. He’s still getting new work done, too. On Sunday night, the new...

Feb 13, 2017 5:53 am

Artem Lobov on Swanson booking: This is my kind of fight

Over the weekend, we learned that Conor McGregor training partner Artem Lobov had been granted the fight he’s been campaigning for: a scrap with the UFC’s fourth-raked featherweight, Cub Swanson. The two will headline the UFC’s upcoming trip to Nashville, Tennessee on April 22. Given that Swanson is soundly inside the featherweight top-5, and Lobov...

Feb 12, 2017 10:39 am

PHOTO | New champ Germaine de Randamie squares off with “Cyborg”

Last night, the UFC touched down in Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. In the main event of the evening, the organization crowned it’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion. It did so by pitting Dutch kickboxing specialist Germaine de Randamie against former women’s bantamweight queen Holly Holm. Though De Randamie landed two questionably shots after the...

Feb 12, 2017 8:29 am

Dana White explains how he scored controversial Silva vs. Brunson fight

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 208, former middleweight king and veritable MMA legend Anderson “The Spider” Silva attempted to correct a four-year win drought against rising middleweight contender Derek Brunson. After three slow rounds of action, which saw Brunson hesitate to engage, and Silva wait for rare opportunities to counter, Silva succeeded on this...

Feb 12, 2017 6:37 am

Pros react to Anderson Silva’s decision win over Derek Brunson

Last night, the UFC touched down in beautiful Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208, an admittedly slow, but undeniably historical night of mixed martial arts. In the main event of the evening, we saw Dutch kickboxing specialist Germaine De Randamie become the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight champion with a controversial decision defeat of former...

Feb 12, 2017 6:04 am

Pros React to Germaine De Randamie’s Defeat of Holly Holm

Last night, the UFC made its first stop in Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. The card was headlined by a bit of history, as the main event crowned the UFC’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion. In corner of this main event, we had former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. In the other, we had Dutch...

Feb 11, 2017 11:27 am

EXCLUSIVE | Derek Brunson predicts Michael Bisping vs. Yoel Romero

While UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is currently recovering from a recent knee surgery following his first successful title defense at UFC 204 against Dan Henderson, he and middleweight #1 contender Yoel Romero have continued to trade barbs in interviews. Bisping has continued to call Romero a cheater for Romero’s controversial in-fight antics, which include...

Feb 11, 2017 9:16 am

Dana White gives update on Georges St-Pierre return

While it has been nearly five years since former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre stepped into the Octagon for his final fight, a welterweight title defense against Johny Hendricks, headlines regarding a potential Georges St-Pierre return have continued to surface. Most recently, all signs pointed to the former champ returning to the Octagon last year...

Feb 10, 2017 11:25 pm

Dana White optimistic regarding Cris Cyborg failed drug test

A 2016 Cris Cyborg failed drug test could have landed Cyborg on the sidelines for quite some time, however UFC President Dana White is optimistic regarding the situation. Last year, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut at UFC 198, where she picked up a 1st round TKO win over...

Feb 10, 2017 11:01 pm

Dana White addresses Tyron Woodley’s race related comments

Recently, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has caught quite a bit of criticism for comments he has made, in which he stated that he has been the worst treated champion in the history of the UFC, and that he believes race plays a role in why certain fighters are portrayed poorly in the media. Ahead...