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Jan 1, 2016 11:17 am

Vote for your favorites! 2016 World MMA Award nominees announced

On Thursday, the nominees for the Fighters Only 2016 World MMA Awards were announced. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at WorldMMAAwards.com. Voting is now open and will run through Friday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 12 Midnight PT. This marks the eighth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony and will take place on...

Jan 1, 2016 6:34 am

MUST SEE! TJ Dillashaw goes cliff diving

Cliff diving into the Pacific is a kickass way to spend a day! #WithThisNOSIWill #Sponsored pic.twitter.com/kXJjZF6mjJ — Randy Couture (@Randy_Couture) January 1, 2016 While the split from Team Alpha Male has been anything but peaceful for UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, the champ appears to be enjoying himself quite a bit in this video. Dillashaw...

Dec 29, 2015 4:16 pm

Michael Bisping “blown away” by Silva’s arrogance

Michael Bisping is currently gearing up to fight Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC Fight Night London on February 27th. Ahead of the fight, Bisping started the trash talk on Twitter, telling Silva to leave the viagra out of his prep for this fight, an obvious insult at Silva’s failed drug test after...

Dec 27, 2015 12:52 pm

Top 5 Heels in the History of the UFC – Fans? Who needs them?

I remember as a kid watching WWE as a kid (they called it WWF back then) and wondering why would some of these guys enjoy getting boo’d at.   It’s only when you realize that not everyone can be champ and regardless if it’s pro wrestling or combat sports in general, having a unique identity...

Dec 21, 2015 9:21 am

UFC Fight Night 81 full card nearly finalized

All but one fight is finalized for the UFC Fight Night 81 card featuring the bantamweight championship fight between champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Dominick Cruz. Other big bouts on the card feature former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis versus former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez as well as an exciting heavyweight match between...

Dec 14, 2015 2:01 pm

Nate Diaz on FOX 17 : Must Watch Exclusive Video – Gimmie Shelter

[ooyala code=”42M2lneTpfbQSJRvQGtAAkTjY137m7Q8″ player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true”]   The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 5 winner Nate Diaz is set to get back into the octagon after a short hiatus dating back to last year.   Diaz last win came by TKO against Gray Maynard another TUF season 5 fighter back in 2013.   Diaz last fight...

Dec 14, 2015 10:02 am

UFC on Fox 17 Video: Road To The Octagon – It’s Time!

Ready to bring in the New Year?  Not so fast, Dana White and the UFC have one more event to end an amazing 2015 run.  The final card of the year features Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone vs Rafael dos Anjos,  Alistair Overeem vs Junior dos Santos. Returning to the octagon is Nate Diaz, pursuing a win against...

Nov 27, 2015 11:09 am

Jose Aldo’s past opponents betting the house on him?

Jose Aldo has tasted defeat just once in his professional MMA career. The UFC featherweight champion has been on a ten-year winning streak and will put that along with his title on the line against Conor McGregor on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas Nevada in the main event of UFC 194. MMA Fighting’s Shaun Al-Shatti...

Nov 19, 2015 10:11 am

Cruz: “Sad” Ludwig is living through Dillashaw

While the dust settles from the UFC women’s bantamweight championship fight from UFC 193, the men fighting for the title in the 135-pound division on Jan. 17 look to build up the fight. Appearing on 98.5 The Sports Hub, champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Dominick Cruz traded verbal shots at each other. Cruz brought...

Nov 16, 2015 11:02 am

Mike Tyson shows full support of Ronda Rousey

Fans and celebrities have gone on to congratulate Holly Holm on her historic victory to take the UFC women’s bantamweight championship from Ronda Rousey. Former world heavyweight championship boxer Mike Tyson, who has kept busy with shows and appearances following his retirement from the ring has been an avid fan of MMA and revealed who...

Nov 11, 2015 11:46 am

BREAKDOWN! Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Valerie Letourneau

This Saturday in Melbourne Australia, Joanna Jedrzejczyk will look to defend her UFC women’s strawweight championship against Valerie Letourneau at the Etihad Stadium in to co-main event of UFC 193. Ahead of the fight we decided to do a breakdown of the co-main event bout and look at what both women will have to do...

Nov 5, 2015 9:04 am

Rosa vs. Hettes set for ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’

UFC Fight Night: Boston has picked up yet another bout. The UFC revealed via UFC.com that Charles Rosa and Jimy Hettes would be squaring off on the card. Hettes is riding a 2-fight skid into the bout that has seen him drop back to back TKO losses, with his most recent coming to Diego Brandao....

Oct 30, 2015 8:07 am

Palhares reacts to “unfair decision” handed down by NSAC

Yesterday former WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares appeared in front of the NSAC for unsportsmanlike conduct after once again holding a submission after his opponent tapped. The incident occurred at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura submission after Jake Shields tapped out. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened, and it appeared Palhares was still refusing to relinquish...

Oct 27, 2015 10:17 pm

Rousey on Diaz suspension: Diaz got life sentence for ‘parking tickets’

During today’s UFC 193 pre-fight news conference Ronda Rousey fielded questions from reporters about things from her upcoming UFC 193 fight against Holly Holm to Nick Diaz’s suspension. When asked about Diaz’s 5 year suspension Rousey compared it to going to jail for parking tickets. “You know what it reminds me of? It reminds me...

Oct 27, 2015 9:50 pm

Diaz in talks with NSAC, could potentially return in 2016

When Nick Diaz was handed a 5 year suspension from the NSAC last month there was an uproar. Many called out the NSAC for abusing their power and essentially forcing the end of Diaz’s MMA career. A petition was started, which received support from numerous high-profile figures including Cher, Wiz Khalifa, Gina Carano, and more....

Oct 22, 2015 7:52 am

Sonnen: Dillashaw’s a ‘chump’, will lose to Cruz

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen does not believe that current UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw will be cashing any checks from training at the new ‘Elevation Fight Team’ gym in Denver. “The American Gangster” made the statement on his Podcast: “T.J. left under the guise that he was going to be paid to train,” Sonnen...

Oct 20, 2015 9:38 pm

Corey Anderson replaces Tom Lawlor at UFC FN 77

News broke last night that ‘Filthy’ Tom Lawlor was forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 77 bout on November 7th, and that he was being replaced by the man with arguably the coolest nickname in MMA, Corey ‘Beastin 25/8’ Anderson. Anderson will be stepping in to fight Fabio Maldonado, who is looking to...

Oct 20, 2015 12:48 pm

New Jersey commission to experiment with putting judges in soundproof booths

MMA has had a long history with controversial judge’s decisions and the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board will be testing out a new system in an attempt to reduce judging errors. Three MMA judges will be put in “soundproof isolated rooms” in addition to three cageside judges at the Cage Fury Fighting Championship 52...

Oct 19, 2015 2:12 pm

Undefeated Cody Garbrandt reveals who he wants next

Undefeated Cody Garbrandt is ready to test himself against the top competition in the UFC’s bantamweight division. Garbrandt who is 2-0 in the UFC and an overall record of 7-0 with six finishes, spoke with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “[My next fight will be] hopefully in January,” Garbrandt said. “[The UFC...

Oct 19, 2015 9:49 am

Wanderlei Silva: ‘I never tested positive but they want to ban me from MMA’

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has been receiving criticism from all angles ever since they decided to suspend Nick Diaz for five years as a result of a failed drug test for marijuana. Everybody from Ronda Rousey to musical and fashion icon Cher spoke out in support of Diaz, and now Wanderlei Silva is giving...

Oct 18, 2015 12:05 pm

Cruz to Dillashaw: I’m out for 4 years and I’m STILL going to beat you

Dominick Cruz has only stepped foot in the octagon once within the last four years thanks to a pair of ACL injuries that has kept him on the sidelines. Before suffering the injury, Cruz defended his championship against Demetrious Johnson and Urijah Faber and established himself as a dominant champion in a short amount of...

Oct 17, 2015 4:03 pm

WSOF 24 Live Results

WSOF 24 goes down tonight live from Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The event is headlined by a key welterweight fight featuring former UFC title challengers Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami. In addition to the main event, WSOF 24 also features two title fights. Heavyweight champion Blagoi Ivanov will defend his belt against challenger Derrick...

Oct 16, 2015 12:40 pm

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller arrested after attacking officers in California

Jason “Mayhem” Miller continues to face trouble with the law. Miller was arrested on Friday morning at a home in Southern California, according to TMZ. The Orange County Sheriff’s Dept. was called due to a disturbance between Miller and two women. Miller reportedly was “aggressive and uncooperative” and allegedly attacked the responding officers by throwing...

Oct 15, 2015 8:38 am

Diaz Brothers Thank All 100K-Plus For Signing White House Petition

It’s still pretty crazy to think that Nick Diaz’s White House petition was able to get its 100K signatures, and then some. I mean, we all know that MMA fans love them some Nick Diaz, but just think about that. 100,000 people decided to take a few moments and sign a petition supporting a UFC...

Oct 12, 2015 12:37 pm

Lineker: I could KO Dillashaw Or Cruz

Former UFC flyweight contender John “Hands of Stone” Lineker (26-7 MMA) returned to the promotions bantamweight division at last month’s UFC 191 event in Las Vegas, where he scored a first-round submission victory over Francisco Rivera. The win marked Lineker’s third victory in a row and earned him a $50k “Fight of the night” bonus. Lineker, who earned...