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May 12, 2016 11:37 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan gives his take on MMA’s greatest heavyweight fighter of all time

People will constantly argue and have their opinions on who the greatest and best fighters of all time are. However, not everyone is as knowledgeable and has seen as many fights as UFC color commentator Joe Rogan. Rogan gives his input on the upcoming UFC heavyweight title fight with champion Fabricio Werdum defending his belt...

May 12, 2016 11:03 am

Artist gives a peak at what Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor would look like

The allure of a fight between two of combat sport’s biggest stars is something that will constantly bounce through fan’s minds. While Dana White has acknowledged that if Floyd Mayweather Jr. in fact wants to come out of retirement to fight UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in some sort of fight, he can give White...

May 12, 2016 11:01 am

VIDEO | #TBT Joe Lauzon vs. Dan Lauzon backyard brawl

There is nothing like brotherly love, and sometimes it is tough love. Brothers Joe Lauzon and Dan Lauzon are well accomplished MMA Fighters, but got into a backyard brawl at their parent’s house back in 2005, just a short time after Joe had his fastest knockout against Tim Honeycutt that took just 11 seconds. Joe...

May 12, 2016 10:30 am

Cole Miller’s statement on fighting BJ Penn

American Top Team’s Cole Miller is now officially set to face BJ Penn in a featherweight bout on June 4 in the UFC 199 event at The Forum in California. Miller stepped in with just over three weeks notice for the fight after Penn’s original opponent Dennis Siver pulled out after suffering an injury in...


May 12, 2016 10:06 am

Frank Mir’s ‘B Sample’ tests positive

Back in March, Mark Hunt picked up yet another walk-off KO as he defeated Frank Mir in the first round of their ‘UFC FN: Sydney’ main event scrap. After the bout, news surfaced that Mir had failed a drug test that was taken after his loss to Hunt. Mir adamantly denied that he took any...

May 12, 2016 9:20 am

T.J. Dillashaw fires back at Urijah Faber over PED accusations

Since former UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw left Team Alpha Male to train with Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig at Ludwig Martial Arts, and at Elevation Fight Team, there has certainly been no love lost between he and former mentor Urijah Faber. While promoting his upcoming UFC 199 trilogy fight with Dominick Cruz, Faber event went as...

May 12, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Randy Couture reacts to Ronda Rousey going off on Paige VanZant

During a recent appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate told quite the interesting story about an encounter between Ronda Rousey and Paige VanZant. As the story goes, VanZant was looking for Rousey at a Reebok promo event so the pair could get a picture together. Later in the day,...

May 11, 2016 12:43 pm

Ronda Rousey avoids lawsuit from ex-manager

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has succumbed to make some changes to her autobiography to avoid a defamation lawsuit from her ex-manager Darin Harvey, according to Yahoo! Sports. Harvey claimed in a statement, ” … During the four years we worked together, Ronda easily won all her amateur fights, went 8-0 as a...

May 11, 2016 11:29 am

Will Ronda Rousey return to the Octagon in 2016?

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has not fought in the Octagon since losing her championship belt to Holly Holm at UFC 193 back in November. While Rousey has stated that she had an interest in fighting in the big New York card at the Madison Square Garden at UFC 205 later this year,...

May 11, 2016 10:24 am

Conor McGregor’s teammate calls out BJ Penn

The UFC is searching for a new opponent for UFC Hall of Fame legend and former two-time UFC champ BJ Penn for a UFC 199 bout on June 4. Penn’s originally scheduled opponent, Dennis Siver, pulled out of the fight due to suffering an injury. Now, with just over three weeks out from the fight,...

May 11, 2016 9:22 am

Dana White opens up on relationship with Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor certainly threw the UFC a bit of a curveball last month when he refused to fulfill his media obligations for his UFC 200 fight with Nate Diaz on July 9th. McGregor tweeted that he was retired, which was followed up by an announcement from the UFC that McGregor had been pulled from the...

May 11, 2016 9:09 am

Dana White looking to help make Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor happen

Over the course of the last week or so, countless reports and updates have emerged regarding a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. While initially no one believed that a boxing match between the two was possible given McGregor’s current contract with the UFC, now it appears that UFC President Dana White...

May 11, 2016 9:02 am

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum details lucrative contract

As UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum gears up to defend his title against Stipe Miocic on Saturday at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, ‘Vai Calvao’ is enjoying the fruits of his labor. In the video above, you can see Fabricio Werdum discussing his fight with Stipe Miocic, and how his life has changed since winning...

May 11, 2016 8:37 am

Anderson Silva undergoes successful surgery

Unfortunate news broke Tuesday night that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 bout with Uriah Hall this Saturday due to a problem with his gallbladder. This situation quickly went from bad to worse as it was revealed that Silva would need his gallbladder removed as soon as...

May 10, 2016 10:41 pm

Anderson Silva to have gallbladder removed Wednesday

Unfortunate news broke Tuesday evening that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View fight with Uriah Hall due to an issue with his gallbladder. An update emerged late Tuesday night that Silva would need to undergo a Cholecystectomy, also known as a gallbladder removal....

May 10, 2016 10:33 pm

VIDEO | Here’s what you should never ask Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening news surfaced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 198 fight with Uriah Hall with less than a week to go to fight night. Silva was experiencing issues with his gallbladder, with the possibility of his gallbladder being removed. During a Periscope session,...

May 10, 2016 9:57 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre training

In Toronto training with my friend Jorge @82Spaniard!https://t.co/kKIqftx9R9 — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 10, 2016 With UFC 200 rapidly approaching, there has been increasing speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon. St-Pierre hasn’t been in action since his controversial split decision win over Johny Hendricks...

May 10, 2016 9:30 pm

Tim Kennedy looking to step in & fight Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View scrap against Uriah Hall with a condition that could see ‘The Spider’ have his gallbladder removed. With less than a week to go until fight night, Tim Kennedy, who has been out of the Octagon since...

May 10, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | Pop star singer Demi Lovato shows off her ground and pound skills

I hate the word victim. I never have been and I never will be. A video posted by Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) on May 6, 2016 at 10:44am PDT Pop star singer Demi Lovato is a big fan of MMA and has been a big supporter of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. It looks...

May 10, 2016 11:13 am

VIDEO | Comedian Gabriel Iglesias predicted Nate Diaz would beat Conor McGregor

Back in March, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor had their highly anticipated welterweight scrap in the main event oF UFC 196. Ultimately, Diaz rocked and then submitted McGregor in the 2nd round of their fight. The event shattered UFC records, and set the stage for a rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th. While many...

May 10, 2016 10:54 am

Carlos Condit is a white belt?

It is really hard to believe that Carlos Condit is a white belt, according to traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu technical skills in the gi. With 13 submissions on his record, “The Natural Born Killer” has never trained in the gi, until now. Condit posted a statement on his Facebook page addressing his journey into the world...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

May 10, 2016 10:13 am

Ben Rothwell opens up on “stupid” fight against Junior dos Santos

Last month Ben Rothwell looked to extend his 4-fight win streak and secure a title shot by defeating former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in a main event fight. Unfortunately for Rothwell, he lost via decision, dropping down to #6 on the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Rothwell discussed...

May 10, 2016 8:25 am

Gunnar Nelson’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

While Conor McGregor has been pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th, a rematch with Diaz doesn’t appear to be far from the mind of Team McGregor. In the wake of Gunnar Nelson’s submission victory over Albert Tumenov this past weekend in Rotterdam, Nelson spoke to FOX Sports to make...

May 10, 2016 8:18 am

Bigfoot Silva blasts critics following TKO loss

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was TKOd in just 16 seconds by Stefan Struve. The loss to Struve made it 2 straight for Bigfoot, who is just 1-4 in his last 5 fights. Following the loss, Bigfoot took to social media to blast his critics in Portuguese. MMAFighting...

May 10, 2016 8:08 am

Conor McGregor makes public appearance accompanied by bodyguards

It wasn’t too long ago that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor found himself threatened on social media by a man wielding an AK-47. The threat was serious enough that the FBI began investigating into the incident. During a recent appearance at an event alongside his girlfriend, Dee Devlin, McGregor was accompanied by two bodyguards according...

May 10, 2016 2:19 am

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw training with Georges St-Pierre at Tristar

Former Team Alpha Male all star TJ Dillashaw has been in Canada getting some training in with Georges St-Pierre and Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. After a great training at @tristargym today with @TJDillashaw and @Firas_Zahabi! pic.twitter.com/S1jMDe68eL — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 9, 2016 According to Ariel Helwani, he was told that Dillashaw is training...