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Apr 14, 2016 8:36 am

VIDEO | New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs bill legalizing MMA

#MMA2NY is OFFICIAL!!! pic.twitter.com/qY86hnszy6 — UFC (@ufc) April 14, 2016 Earlier today New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York, 19 years after it was banned in The Empire State. The UFC then proceeded to announce its inaugural event in New York at the Madison Square Garden on November...

Apr 14, 2016 12:50 am

VIDEO | Knockout specialist Mark Hunt fights off a mob of troublemakers

UFC verteran heavyweight Mark Hunt had an incident with a group of unexpected opponents while vacationing in Bali, Indonesia recently. Hunt had to fight off a mob of monkeys that were surrounding him at the pool of the residence he was at with family and friends. One of the monkeys nearly has a go at...

Apr 13, 2016 10:35 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones shows off unbelievable vertical

With just over a week to go until Jon Jones makes his return to the Octagon for UFC 197, where he will face Ovince Saint Preux for the interim light heavyweight championship, the pound for pound king is feeling extremely confident. Jones posted the above video on his Instagram along with the caption: “Weighing 5...


Apr 13, 2016 9:39 pm

Lyoto Machida releases statement on banned substance usage

News broke Wednesday afternoon that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had been pulled from his fight with Dan Henderson on Saturday after admitting to using a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test. Machida released a video statement on his Instagram in Portuguese, which included the following message in english as a caption: I’m...

Apr 13, 2016 6:13 pm

Michael Bisping goes off on a bunch of “steroid using” middleweights

UFC middleweight contender Michael Bisping was “not surprised” when news broke that Lyoto Machida was forced to withdraw from this weekend’s UFC on FOX event in Tampa, Florida. Machida fails drug test. In the words of Nate Diaz "I'm not surprised motherfuckers!" — michael (@bisping) April 13, 2016 “The Dragon” was scheduled to battle Dan...

Apr 13, 2016 5:58 pm

Tim Kennedy offers to step in and fight Dan Henderson on short notice

Earlier today we reported that Lyoto Machida had admitted to using a banned substance and was forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Dan Henderson at this weekend’s UFC on FOX event in Tampa, Florida. Shortly after news broke, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy took to his Twitter to declare that he is ready and...

Apr 13, 2016 1:05 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know how to beat Jon Jones’

Everyone including the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has not been able to crack the code on physically beating former champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Matt Hamill is the only one that has a win over Jones on record, but that came after Hamill was brutalized by elbows from Jones that were ruled illegal....

Apr 13, 2016 9:25 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen: Yoel Romero isn’t juicing, neither is Conor McGregor

Going into UFC 196, Nate Diaz caught UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor off guard as he accused the featherweight champ of taking steroids. McGregor, who was tied for the most tested athlete by USADA in 2015, immediately stood up from his seat and turned to Diaz to refute the claims with quite a bit of...

Apr 13, 2016 8:51 am

Mike Tyson reveals his thoughts on Jon Jones and Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor and Jon Jones are undoubtably two of the biggest stars in MMA history. Both men are relatively polarizing figures, with many viewers either being very supportive, or very critical. Jones is currently gearing up for his UFC 197 light heavyweight interim title fight against Ovince Saint-Preux on April 23rd. McGregor on the other...

Apr 13, 2016 8:39 am

Referee reflects on stoppage in Joao Carvalho vs. Charlie Ward fight

Earlier this week tragic news surfaced that MMA fighter Joao Carvalho had passed away due to injuries sustained in his fight at TEF1 Dublin against Charlie Ward. While many questioned why the fight hadn’t been stopped sooner, referee Mariusz Domasat is defending the stoppage. He spoke to Irish Independent: If you watch the fight you...

Apr 12, 2016 7:01 pm

If Ronda Rousey had to be an animal, she would be a dolphin

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. have been featured in a series called “Face 2 Face” by Draft Kings where the two interview one another and give some humorous insight on some of the random things going on in their lives and break down some hypothetical questions. One...

Apr 12, 2016 3:00 pm

Jon Jones blasts Daniel Cormier for his “Excuse of the weak”

Every few weeks UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones engage in a heated Twitter feud. While the pair were initially slated to fight for the UFC light heavyweight championship on April 23rd in the main event of UFC 197, a leg injury forced Cormier out of the...

Apr 12, 2016 12:18 pm

JacksonWink Exclusive Interview with BJ Penn – Is he ready? Red Chili or Green?

UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn has been training at the JacksonWink MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico for his highly anticipated return to the Octagon. When Penn officially ended his retirement several months ago, he revealed that he planned on making a run at the UFC featherweight championship with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn...

Apr 12, 2016 11:34 am

Conor McGregor’s lengthy & emotional reaction to the death of Joao Carvalho

Tragic news surfaced earlier this week that MMA fighter Joao Carvalho had passed away after a brain injury sustained in his fight with Charlie Ward at TEF1 Dublin this past weekend. McGregor was ringside when Carvalho was TKO’d by McGregor’s teammate, which led the UFC featherweight champ to post this lengthy and extremely heartfelt message...

Apr 12, 2016 9:38 am

Rafael dos Anjos rips Conor McGregor

It’s no secret that Rafael dos Anjos and Conor McGregor don’t like each other. In the one press conference that the pair had before RDA was forced out of the fight with a broken foot, the pair exchanged heated words. McGregor even went as far as to question dos Anjos as a parent, bringing the...

Apr 12, 2016 8:46 am

Rashad Evans sounds off on Jon Jones’ legal troubles

At one point in time, Rashad Evans and Jon Jones considered each other brothers during their time training at the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. The two vowed to never fight each other, however after a falling out, they ultimately fought at UFC 145, where Jones picked up a unanimous decision win. Fortunately,...

Apr 12, 2016 1:56 am

VIDEO | Kickboxing legend John Wayne Parr posts sparring footage with Georges St-Pierre

Former world champion and kickboxing legend John Wayne “The Gunslinger” Parr posted some of his extended footage sparring with former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre back when they were preparing for St-Pierre’s last fight in the UFC. “The Gunslinger” said in the caption of his post, “Just downloaded the new version of Instagram with 60...

Apr 12, 2016 1:30 am

PHOTO | Angela Magana is on the Tinder prowl

UFC women’s strawweight Angela Magana is no stranger to being the center of attention. From taking the center of the Octagon, to making classic videos of herself on her social media accounts, Magana is always game. Speaking of game, Magana is taking her Tinder swiping to Australia and let everyone know about it. Magana posted...

Apr 11, 2016 6:08 pm

Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin to coach ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3′

UFC Hall of Fame legends Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin will soon get to have another go at competition. This time, the two former UFC light heavyweight champions will be competing as head coaches on the new season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3.” According to the UFC, “Team Liddell vs. Team Griffin is...

Apr 11, 2016 12:42 pm

VIDEO | ‘The Boneyard with Georges St-Pierre’ getting a feel for Giganotosaurus

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is the host of the new TV series “The Boneyard with Georges St-Pierre” that will be playing on the History Channel in Canada. Check out the former champ in the preview of the show where he gets face-to-face with Giganotosaurus. “GSP” has said himself that he is a paleontology...