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Oct 26, 2015 1:56 pm

Manager: Jon Jones is aiming for April return to UFC

Jon “Bones” Jones has officially been reinstated by the Ultimate Fighting Championship now that his personal business is settled and fans of the sport could not be more happy. “Bones” himself shared how excited he was to make his return to the octagon in a video, and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier was quick...

Oct 26, 2015 12:53 pm

Dana White: Partnership has been a ‘home run for Reebok’

The Reebok and UFC deal has been a good and a bad thing depending on who you ask. UFC President Dana White clamors that the deal struck between the two mega brands has been a “home run.” “The backlash to Reebok was ridiculous but everybody thinks they know all about this sh*t and they have...

Oct 26, 2015 11:46 am

Chris Weidman responds to Luke Rockhold’s “slow” comments

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman faces contender Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rockhold recently expressed in an interview that he was very confident in his match versus the champion, who he feels is “slow, slow, slow.” Weidman sent out a tweet with MMA Fighting’s link talking about Rockhold’s...

Oct 26, 2015 11:36 am

Rockhold vows to finish “slow, slow, slow” UFC Champ Weidman

UFC Middleweight Championship contender Luke Rockhold is extremely confident in his upcoming fight with Chris Weidman at UFC 194., and he has every right to be. He is coming off a dominant victory over former champion Lyoto Machida and is currently riding a four fight win streak. That’s not to say Weidman shouldn’t be confident...

Oct 26, 2015 11:30 am

‘I took 6 years off from sparring’

Robbie Lawler is the perfect example of “never say never”. Fans were ecstatic to see “Ruthless” make his return at “UFC 157” in 2013 where due to the fact that he always gave them a show. Even though his run in Strikeforce was less-than-stellar, fans knew they would always get an exciting scrap when Lawler...

Oct 26, 2015 10:16 am

WATCH! Conor McGregor fires off spinning s*** in training

A video posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Oct 25, 2015 at 6:41pm PDT UFC Featherweight Champions Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo are set to clash at “UFC 194” to decide who the king of the division truly is. The two were originally scheduled to main event “UFC 189” back in July, but a...

Oct 26, 2015 9:54 am

UFC fighter challenges Sage Northcutt to breakdance competition

A video posted by ufc (@ufc) on Oct 24, 2015 at 12:16pm PDT The bloody fight, which streamed on UFC Fight Pass was a tough battle between the two competitors, but the post-fight celebration is what a lot of fans remembered. UFC middleweight Krzysztof Jotko celebrated his split-decision win over Scott Askham with some B...

Oct 26, 2015 8:40 am

Reebok executive responds to Brendan Schaub’s criticisms

Former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub has made his opinion known on the Reebok deal that was struck with the UFC, ultimately retiring from the sport of mixed martial arts with the Reebok sponsorship playing a big part in his decision. Reebok senior director of combat training Michael Lunardelli spoke with the MMA Hour last week...

Oct 26, 2015 6:34 am

Conor McGregor has a message for future UFC opponents

Conor McGregor has proven time and time again that fans should think twice before they doubt him. Behind every great fighter is a great team, and this situation is no different; John Kavanagh and Primal MMA head coach Owen Roddy help McGregor craft his gameplans and aid him through his training camps that lead him...

Oct 26, 2015 6:01 am

WATCH! UFC unveils new “Conor McGregor On The Brink” video part 2

On Sunday, UFC on Fox unveiled a two part series highlighting Conor McGregor’s path to fighting at UFC 189. UFC on Fox describes the video saying, “Irish superstar Conor McGregor’s personal account of his mission to seize the interim featherweight belt, including never before seen sights and sounds from his UFC 189 championship blockbuster versus Chad Mendes.” Click...

Oct 26, 2015 6:00 am

Rizin FF heavyweight tournament gets a new champion entrant

Rizin Fighting Federation made a major splash in the mixed martial arts community before they even ran a show when they announced the signing of PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko. While fans had hoped “The Last Emperor” would be squaring off in the octagon next, he will be testing his might against an unnamed opponent on...

Oct 26, 2015 6:00 am

WATCH! UFC unveils new “Conor McGregor On The Brink” video part 1

On Sunday, UFC on Fox unveiled a two part series highlighting Conor McGregor’s path to fighting at UFC 189. UFC on Fox describes the video saying, “Irish superstar Conor McGregor’s personal account of his mission to seize the interim featherweight belt, including never before seen sights and sounds from his UFC 189 championship blockbuster versus Chad...

Oct 26, 2015 1:24 am

WATCH! Irish fans throw beer at fighter after “UFC Fight Night 76” upset

UFC flyweight prospect Louis Smolka needed to use some defense after his fight was over on Saturday. “Da last samurai” played spoiler in the main event of UFC Fight Night 76 by submitting Irish local Paddy Holohan in Dublin. The crowd in Dublin, which UFC President Dana White claimed “the best fight town on the planet,”...

Oct 25, 2015 4:08 pm

Daniel Cormier takes his UFC Light Heavyweight Title for a ride

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier is taking some much deserved time off after a busy year. Cormier kicked off 2015 with a championship fight against Jon “Bones” Jones and even though he put in a losing effort, he still showed that he could be championship material by going the distance. Cormier would return to...

Oct 25, 2015 11:38 am

Join the Team! UFC Champ Chris Weidman trains for Luke Rockhold

A video posted by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Oct 24, 2015 at 1:14pm PDT A photo posted by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Oct 24, 2015 at 2:06pm PDT UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman will be stepping into the octagon on December 12 at “UFC 194” looking to make his fourth successful defense of his title,...

Oct 25, 2015 10:44 am

Bellator 144’s Brandon Halsey likely moving to 205 after losing middleweight title bout

Bellator made their long-awaited return after a one month layoff between cards with “Bellator 144” which took place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The vacated Bellator Middleweight Championship found a new owner on Friday night when Rafael Carvalho disposed of Brandon Halsey in less than ten minutes with a brutal liver kick....

Oct 24, 2015 10:03 pm

Conor McGregor reacts to ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’

On Saturday the UFC headed to Dublin, Ireland for a packed event that saw several of UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s teammates fight. First up was Cathal Pendred, who lost via 1st round TKO to Tom Breese, then was Aisling Daly who scored a unanimous decision win over Ericka Almeida. Last but not least...

Oct 24, 2015 6:08 pm

Cub Swanson was happy to see Smolka serve ‘cocky’ Holohan some ‘humble pie’

Louis “Da Last Samurai” Smolka (10-1 MMA) improved his UFC record to 4-1 by scoring a second-round submission victory over Paddy “The Hooligan” Holohan (12-2-1 MMA) in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 76’ earlier today. The flyweight headliner proved to be a very exciting fight, with both men advancing to dominant positions, while exchanging some solid strikes....

Oct 24, 2015 4:35 pm

Twitter reacts to Louis Smolka’s submission win over Paddy Holohan

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ Louis Smolka walked into hostile territory and defeated Ireland’s own Paddy Holohan in front of his hometown crowd. Twitter immediately went wild afterward, and we have compiled the best reactions for your viewing pleasure. Time for the #UFCDublin Main Event! @PaddyHolohanMMA vs @LastSamuraiUFC LIVE on @UFCFightPass pic.twitter.com/4v7Z6vj2yT —...