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Sep 2, 2016 6:35 am

LOL: Polish-German Welterweight Peter Sobotta Says He Will Rep Jamaica in His Next Fight

UFC welterweight Peter Sobotta was born in Poland and raised in Germany. Because of this, he feels an allegiance to both countries. Unfortunately, this dual-allegiance tends to make things difficult when Sobotta has to decide which country to represent for his UFC bouts. “So this question, ‘Are you Polish or are you German?’ – I really...

Sep 2, 2016 6:30 am

Flyweight Champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson is After Seven-Figure Paydays

While many UFC fighters are still severely underpaid, others are starting to rake in some seriously hefty paydays. At UFC 196, Conor McGregor became the first UFC fighter to make a disclosed $1 million for a fight. At UFC 200, WWE superstar Brock Lesnar blew past that record with a $2.5 million payday. At UFC 202,...

Sep 1, 2016 10:39 pm

Tim Kennedy opens up on the horrors of war

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is never one to shy away from talking about his military career. In addition to being a top ranked UFC middleweight, Kennedy is a US Army Green Beret who has completed several tours of duty with the US Army. In addition to his work with the military overseas, Kennedy owns a...

Sep 1, 2016 6:40 pm

CM Punk: ‘I know what I’m good at, I know what I’m gonna be good at’

Former WWE superstar CM Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, is set to make his professional mixed martial arts debut in the biggest MMA promotion in the world in a little over a week. Brooks will face 2-0 Mickey Gall, which will be the UFC debut for both fighters. The two will meet at...

Sep 1, 2016 5:21 pm

PHOTO | Dana White’s son suffers broken bone from school sports mishap

Dana White said of his son in a rather recent interview with Graham Bensinger, ““I would prefer he train in fighting and do that than play football.” Well, it seems like Dana being the UFC President may have a bit more reasoning for his son aside from him being the face of the UFC. White...

Sep 1, 2016 3:48 pm

UFC releases statement on cornerman Alex Nicholson’s racist remarks at UFC 202

The UFC has released a statement on Alex Nicholson’s racist remarks while cornering Mike Perry in his octagon debut against Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202. Nicholson, a UFC middleweight and Perry’s teammate, was overheard saying “he can’t even open his (expletive) eyes” over the UFC cornerman microphones just moments before the fight began. UFC...

Sep 1, 2016 12:42 pm

Alexander Gustafsson looking forward despite narrow losses in title fights

Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson has arguably been on the wrong end of two of the closest decision in UFC history. In the main event of UFC 165 in 2013, Gustafsson and Jon Jones put on what many consider to be the greatest light heavyweight title fight in the history of the sport. Unfortunately for Gustafsson,...

Sep 1, 2016 12:31 pm

Conor McGregor posts photo with assault rifle, internet goes wild

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is never one to shy away from being controversial. From his recent water bottle fight with Team Diaz prior to UFC 202 earlier this month, to being investigated by the Irish police for posting a photo with what many believed to be a gun while riding shotgun in a car,...

Sep 1, 2016 12:19 pm

PHOTO | Ricardo Lamas vs. BJ Penn fight poster

We are now just over a month away from the highly anticipated UFC return out our namesake, BJ Penn. Penn, who ended his retirement earlier this year to make a run at the UFC featherweight championship with the help of famed coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn, is returning against a tough opponent in former...

Sep 1, 2016 12:08 pm

CM Punk details run-in with Nate Diaz at UFC 200

Nick and Nate Diaz are widely regarded as two of the most polarizing figures in MMA. While some love the Diaz Brothers ‘no B.S.’ attitude, and jaw-dropping antics inside the cage, others don’t like the pair for the same reasons mentioned above. Ahead of the highly anticipated debut of former WWE champion CM Punk, Nate...

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 pm

Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone being targeted for UFC 205

Recently, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone teased an ‘epic’ fight announcement at welterweight. The statement from Cerrone came on the heels of his spectacular UFC 202 knockout win over Rick Story. The win over Story, which made it 3 straight finishes for Cerrone at welterweight, cemented his place in the top of the UFC’s stacked 170 pound...

Sep 1, 2016 10:22 am

Rankings Report: Pettis and PVZ take big jumps

The rankings are in following last Saturday’s UFC on FOX  card in Vancouver, and things are looking up for two fighter’s whose previous losses had pushed them out of the top 10 in their weight classes. Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis reclaimed his spot as a top 10 fighter after being knocked out of the rankings at lightweight...

Sep 1, 2016 7:36 am

VIDEO | #TBT! Doo Ho Choi shows off Jeet Kune Do techniques while sparring

‘The Korean Superboy’ Doo Ho Choi has quickly made a name for himself in the UFC with his spectacular finishes of Juan Puig, Sam Sicilia, and most recently Thiago Tavares. The #14 ranked Choi, who currently doesn’t have a fight scheduled, can be seen in the video above sparring and showing off his unbelievable hand...

Sep 1, 2016 7:17 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz living it up! Waka Flocka Flame, girls, and much more

MMA icon Nick Diaz recently celebrated the end of his 18 months suspension for a failed fight night drug test for marijuana. Diaz has become an extremely active snapchat user in recent months, giving fans an inside look into his life. In the video above, you can see Diaz trying his hand at golfing, partying...

Aug 31, 2016 9:54 pm

Max Holloway calls out Anthony Pettis on Twitter, Pettis responds

With the UFC featherweight division currently on hold while Conor McGregor decides whether or not to defend his featherweight strap against Jose Aldo, presumptive #1 contender Max Holloway, and #6 ranked Anthony Pettis are doing a bit of matchmaking of their own! Holloway, who is fresh off a unanimous decision win over Ricardo Lamas at...

Aug 31, 2016 9:49 pm

Demetrious Johnson up for superfight with Dominick Cruz

With Dominick Cruz and Demetrious Johnson both hailed as two of the most dominant champions in the UFC, many fans have been calling for the pair to have a rematch of their 2011 scrap that saw Cruz walk away with a unanimous decision. Cruz, who is fresh off a dominant decision win over Urijah Faber...

Aug 31, 2016 9:37 pm

VIDEO | Paige VanZant reading Ronda Rousey’s book despite altercation

Earlier this year, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate made an appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience where she opened up on an altercation that occurred between Ronda Rousey and Paige VanZant. According to Tate, VanZant was looking for Rousey to take a picture together. When Rousey found VanZant however, she proceeded to create...

Aug 31, 2016 9:30 pm

PHOTO | Diaz Brothers backstage with rapper Wiz Khalifa

Nick and Nate Diaz are becoming somewhat of pop culture celebrities! On the heels of Nate Diaz’s historic UFC 202 fight with Conor McGregor, the brothers were photographed alongside rap icon Snoop Dogg. Now, the brothers can be seen in the photo below alongside none other than famed rapper Wiz Khalifa. Check out the photo...

Aug 31, 2016 9:11 pm

Rory MacDonald addresses criticism of Bellator roster

When longtime UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald officially signed with Bellator MMA, many members of the MMA community began criticizing ‘The Red King’ for the move, stating that MacDonald won’t be facing as tough of competition in Bellator as he did in the UFC. MacDonald took to Twitter to address the criticism: ppl sayin bellator doesnt...

Aug 31, 2016 8:40 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre reacts to Dana White’s criticism live

Wednesday evening on ‘UFC Tonight’ former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre made an appearance to discuss the rumors of his return. During the course of the interview, co-host Daniel Cormier read St-Pierre some recent comments made by UFC President Dana White, in which he stated that St-Pierre doesn’t have what it takes to be a champion...

Aug 31, 2016 7:56 pm

Georges St-Pierre fires back at Dana White for recent comments

Wednesday evening, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre appeared on ‘UFC Tonight’ to discuss the rumors regarding his potential return to the Octagon. St-Pierre revealed that he is more than willing to return to the Octagon, however the UFC has his terms, and the pair has yet to reach a deal. In addition, St-Pierre revealed...

Aug 31, 2016 7:36 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz Road 2 War Episode 12: UFC 202 Fight Night

Still blown away by the exciting performance put on by Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at UFC 202? Get an up close and personal view with Team Diaz as they bring you in the moments leading up to the main event bout of UFC 202 against Conor McGregor. Diaz has been busy on social media...