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Oct 18, 2016 10:23 am

VIDEO | The Korean Zombie is Back, and He Wants BJ Penn!

South Korea’s Chan Sung Jung (13-4), more widely known as “The Korean Zombie”, is one of the most popular fighters in the game. Unfortunately, the ever-entertaining featherweight has been absent from our lives for the last two years, as he completes the mandatory military service required of all South Korean men. Luckily, that two-year stint...

Oct 18, 2016 9:41 am

Medical Examiner: Josh Samman’s roommate died from “multi-drug toxicity”

Last month, tragic news surfaced that UFC middleweight Josh Samman was found unresponsive in his Florida apartment along with his roommate, MMA announcer Troy Tirkingburg, who was found dead. Samman was taken the the hospital, where he reportedly remained in a coma which trying to recover. There were no updates immediately given on Samman’s condition,...

Oct 18, 2016 9:12 am

Brendan Schaub: Georges St-Pierre should go to Bellator

Although former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre stated earlier this month that he would have news regarding his return fight with the UFC in the coming weeks, ‘Rush’ revealed earlier this week that he has gotten out of his contract with the UFC, and is officially a free agent in the MMA world. That was...

Oct 18, 2016 8:09 am

Georges St-Pierre responds to Dana White’s claims that he doesn’t want to fight

Although the UFC and former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre were reportedly close to finalizing a deal that would see St-Pierre make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon in the near-future, St-Pierre and the UFC are now at odds after St-Pierre announced that he was a free agent, and the UFC refuted the claims. St-Pierre,...


Oct 18, 2016 7:43 am

Junior Dos Santos Suggests Cain Velasquez was on PEDs When They Fought

In late 2011, Junior Dos Santos planted a bomb behind the ear of then heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. A few followup ground-strikes later, and the heavyweight title was his. Given that this title-winning knockout occured in just 64 seconds, however, many fight fans felt that they hadn’t actually seen Dos Santos and Velasquez fight. We’d...

Oct 18, 2016 6:11 am

Jordan Mein to Make Octagon Return Against Debuting Emil Meek

Back in September, it was announced that Canadian MMA veteran Jordan Mein (29-10) would be emerging from a short-lived retirement to make a UFC return. Today, the opponent for that return came to light. The returning veteran will take on Norway’s Emil Meek (8-2-1) at UFC 206. The card will emanate from the Air Canada...

Oct 17, 2016 7:18 pm

Bisping: “A fight with Gegard Mousasi would be astronomically bad business right now.”

Both Michael Bisping and Gegard Mousasi earned huge wins over the weekend, with Mousasi finishing Vitor Belfort with strikes in round two and Bisping going the distance in a close but entertaining five round decision. Mousasi’s name was conspicuously absent in the middleweight champions post-fight call out speech, and Bisping revealed why he didn’t include...

Oct 17, 2016 5:42 pm

Gegard Mousasi: Anderson Silva Won’t Risk Fighting Me

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi got a fight with an opponent he’d been calling out for years: Vitor Belfort. He did not let this long-awaited opportunity to fight Belfort go to waste. After a strong first round, the Dutchman finished things off in the second, grounding the fight,...

Oct 17, 2016 5:31 pm

Holly Holm reacts to Ronda Rousey vs Amanda Nunes

The UFC’s woman’s bantamweight division had some strong reactions to the announcement of former champion Ronda Rousey taking on current champ Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. Perhaps the only woman in the division who didn’t react to the announcement with contempt was the very fighter who took Rousey’s belt back in 2015, Holly Holm. Holm...

Oct 17, 2016 4:40 pm

Jose Aldo says Dana White told him to keep quiet about fighter’s union to get paid more

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still very unhappy with his situation in the UFC. Following news of featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s lightweight title matchup against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, Aldo announced that he wanted to be released from his UFC contract. Aldo stated that he couldn’t trust anything that UFC President...

Oct 17, 2016 4:34 pm

Pros react to GSP’s free agency announcement

Georges Saint Pierre’s announcement of becoming a free agent rocked the mixed martial arts world on Monday. After weekend rumors of GSP possibly returning to the UFC to take on fellow former champion Anderson Silva, it appears as if we won’t be seeing the longest defending welterweight champion in UFC history. Check out what fighters...

Oct 17, 2016 1:38 pm

GSP Discusses His Options as a Free Agent

This afternoon, the MMA world was tipped on its axis be the news that former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre had entered free agency. This news, of course, was in glaring contradiction to rumors that St-Pierre might be returning at UFC 206 this December 10 in Toronto. Shortly after making this announcement on The MMA...

Oct 17, 2016 12:21 pm

BREAKING! Georges St-Pierre announces that he is now a free agent

Shocking news broke on today’s edition of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced that he has terminated his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is now a free agent. Huge news! Georges St. Pierre tells @arielhelwani on #TheMMAHour he has terminated his contract with the UFC. —...

Oct 17, 2016 12:14 pm

Update | Mike Perry to Fight Alan Jouban in Sacramento

The UFC’s December 17 trip to Sacramento, California is starting to take shape. Just days after the announcement of its compelling Paige VanZant vs. Michelle Waterson main event, the card’s lineup has gotten even sweeter with the addition of an awesome welterweight scrap. Earlier this morning, reports surfaced that Mike Perry would be taking on...

Oct 17, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones competes in NAGA tournament at Europa Games Expo in Phoenix

Some lucky fans got a chance to see former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones back in competition over the weekend. Jones says he was called out by some of his fans at the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) tournament, which took place at the Europa Games Expo in Phoenix. Jones was present at the...

Oct 17, 2016 5:55 am

VIDEO | Watch Former WWE Star Ryback Training for Move to MMA

Over the last few years, we’ve seen several high profile WWE stars make the move to mixed martial arts. The results of their efforts have ranged from spectacular to disastrous. Brock Lesnar undoubtedly realized the most success of any of these pro wrestlers, putting his collegiate wrestling pedigree to use to win and defend the...

Oct 16, 2016 5:43 pm

On This Day in MMA History: Michael Bisping Defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama In Back-and-Forth War

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world by scoring a beautiful, first-round knockout over middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Earlier this month, the Brit defended the middleweight title he stole from Rockhold with a hard-fought unanimous decision victory over a former foil in Dan Henderson. Unexpected as it is,...

Oct 16, 2016 5:16 pm

Demian Maia Has Absorbed Very Few Strikes Recently, and That’s Just Fine With Him

UFC welterweight contender Demian Maia is on one hell of a streak. Since losing back-to-back decisions to Jake Shields and Rory MacDonald in late 2013 and early 2014, he’s embarked on a run of six-straight wins. Were it not for the seven-fight streak of Stephen Thompson, this recent success would have almost certainly earned him...

Oct 16, 2016 10:04 am

VIDEO | Check Out this Innovative Workout From Raquel Pennington and Tecia Torres

Partner Workout of the Day #wmma #ufc #teamrocky #teamtiny #strength #conditioning #sexymexy #latinas #girlswholift #kisses #fitness #muscles @jonathan_rayray @raquel_pennington @calibernutritionllc ‍‍‍ A video posted by Tecia Torres (@teciatorres) on Oct 13, 2016 at 12:28pm PDT On November 12, the UFC will make its long-awaited debut in New York City with UFC 205. To celebrate its...

Oct 16, 2016 8:46 am

VIDEO | Watch Radio Host Jason Ellis Get Knocked Out by a One-Armed Shane Carwin

Video of Shane Carwin KOing Jason Ellis tonight: https://t.co/sOTi9ipBff — Fury's Fight Picks (@FurysFightPicks) October 16, 2016 Last Saturday, professional skateboarder turned radio host turned fighter Jason Ellis hosted his annual Ellismania show, which is dubbed “the wildest night in combat sports.” This year, the Ellismania card included all the madness we’ve come to expect from...

Oct 16, 2016 7:44 am

NAC Head Says McGregor Was Only Fined $75K for Bottle-Throwing Debacle – Not $150K.

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had plenty of highly-publicized run-ins in the buildup to their UFC 202 rematch. The most high-profile of these, however, was their infamous bottle-throwing showdown at one of the event’s pre-fight press conferences. The incident began when McGregor showed up late to the press event. Evidently irritated by the Irishman’s tardiness, Diaz...