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Oct 17, 2016 12:56 pm

Free Agent GSP Blasts New UFC Owners, Blames Them for Failed UFC 206 Negotiations

Earlier this year, welterweight great Georges St-Pierre announced his intention to return to action after a lengthy hiatus from the sport of mixed martial arts. When it was announced that the UFC was planning to host UFC 206 in Toronto – the biggest city in St-Pierre’s home country of Canada – the stars seemed to be...

Oct 17, 2016 12:14 pm

Update | Mike Perry to Fight Alan Jouban in Sacramento

The UFC’s December 17 trip to Sacramento, California is starting to take shape. Just days after the announcement of its compelling Paige VanZant vs. Michelle Waterson main event, the card’s lineup has gotten even sweeter with the addition of an awesome welterweight scrap. Earlier this morning, reports surfaced that Mike Perry would be taking on...

Oct 17, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones competes in NAGA tournament at Europa Games Expo in Phoenix

Some lucky fans got a chance to see former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones back in competition over the weekend. Jones says he was called out by some of his fans at the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) tournament, which took place at the Europa Games Expo in Phoenix. Jones was present at the...

Oct 17, 2016 9:03 am

Veteran Featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri Has Requested a Release from His UFC Contract

Late last month, a disgruntled interim featherweight champion in Jose Aldo requested a release from his UFC contract. Having made no secret of the fact that he feels he’s being treated unfairly, the Brazilian has set his sights on greener pastures – perhaps even in another sport. Not long after Aldo’s surprising request, streaking female...

Oct 17, 2016 6:46 am

UFC Veteran Phil Baroni Calls Out CM Punk

The callouts of WWE veteran CM Punk began just moments after it was announced that he had signed with the UFC. It seemed that half the UFC roster was interested in welcoming the inexperienced 37-year-old to the Octagon, all well-aware of the effect a win over a superstar of his caliber would have on their careers....

Oct 17, 2016 5:55 am

VIDEO | Watch Former WWE Star Ryback Training for Move to MMA

Ryback is in training for MMA Ryback is MMA training and hitting pads. What do you think? CM Punk all over again? Brock Lesnar levels of success? What we talking here? Posted by Jim Edwards – MMA Journalist Page on Sunday, October 16, 2016 Over the last few years, we’ve seen several high profile WWE...

Oct 16, 2016 5:50 pm

UFC Fight Night 100 Fight Card

The octagon will return to Brazil on November 19 for UFC Fight Night 100. The historic event will be headlined by a light heavyweight rematch featuring Ryan Bader taking on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. “Darth” and “Lil Nog” first met way back in September of 2010 at UFC 119 in Indianapolis, with Bader emerging victorious via...

Oct 16, 2016 5:45 pm

Conor McGregor: “I don’t think Eddie Alvarez poses any threat”

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has always been one to speak his mind. The brash Irishman, who will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC’s lightweight title on November 12 in New York,  recently did a Fan Q&A with the LAD Bible where he gave his take on Alvarez as an opponent. “You know, I don’t...

Oct 16, 2016 5:43 pm

On This Day in MMA History: Michael Bisping Defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama In Back-and-Forth War

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world by scoring a beautiful, first-round knockout over middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Earlier this month, the Brit defended the middleweight title he stole from Rockhold with a hard-fought unanimous decision victory over a former foil in Dan Henderson. Unexpected as it is,...

Oct 16, 2016 5:16 pm

Demian Maia Has Absorbed Very Few Strikes Recently, and That’s Just Fine With Him

UFC welterweight contender Demian Maia is on one hell of a streak. Since losing back-to-back decisions to Jake Shields and Rory MacDonald in late 2013 and early 2014, he’s embarked on a run of six-straight wins. Were it not for the seven-fight streak of Stephen Thompson, this recent success would have almost certainly earned him...

Oct 16, 2016 3:57 pm

Report | The UFC will soon be “a very, very different company”

According to a new report from Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer (via Forbes) the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will look like a completely different company come the new year (2017). “Joe Silva and Dave Sholler are the big names to go so far, but they won’t be the last. WME-IMG want to bring in their own...

Oct 16, 2016 3:33 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz takes a shot at rival Conor McGregor

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz recently took to his Instagram where he posted the following photo with the caption “I was ready for round 3 that night were you?”, clearly taking shot at his rival Conor McGregor. I was ready for round 3 that nite were you ? A photo posted by natediaz209...

Oct 16, 2016 2:07 pm

Jose Aldo: “If I continue in the sport, I want to see money!”

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo will meet with UFC president Dana White next week to discuss his fighting future. The Brazilian standout recently requested his release from the promotion and went as far as to say that he would be willing to take a dive in his next fight if the UFC did not grant him his...

Oct 16, 2016 1:16 pm

Bisping says Conor McGregor sent him a nasty text following his prediction of Alvarez winning their UFC 205 main event

Conor McGregor is not someone you want to cross. Following reports of ‘Mystic Mac’ sending a threatening Facebook message to middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi, another fighter has come forward and revealed that the featherweight champion has sent him a nasty message. UFC middleweight champion and part-time FOX Sports commentator Michael Bisping says McGregor sent him one...

Oct 16, 2016 11:47 am

Conor McGregor on UFC 205 post-fight announcement “Don’t blink. It’s going to be big!”

Current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has confirmed that he will be making a major announcement following his UFC 205 lightweight title fight with Eddie Alvarez this November in New York. McGregor has remained tight-lipped about the announcement and recently told MMAJunkie that he will not be spilling the beans until his business with Eddie...

Oct 16, 2016 10:03 am

Jessica Andrade: UFC Strawweight Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk Has a “Weak Chin”

Brazil’s Jessica Andrade, who stands just 5’2, began her UFC career fighting much taller women in the bantamweight division. Yet after a decent run in this division, which saw her amass a 3-2 record against solid competition, she decided to drop to the strawweight division, where she’d be at less of a physical disadvantage. This...

Oct 16, 2016 9:27 am

VIDEO| Dana White Officially Shuts Down GSP Return at UFC 206 in Toronto

Bad news, fight fans. Despite plenty of speculation to the contrary, Georges St-Pierre will not be competing at UFC 206 in Toronto. UFC President Dana White shut down any surviving hope of a GSP comeback in the Ontario capital in a recent interview with FS1’s Jay and Dan. “GSPs’ not fighting in Toronto,” White told the...

Oct 16, 2016 8:46 am

VIDEO | Watch Radio Host Jason Ellis Get Knocked Out by a One-Armed Shane Carwin

Video of Shane Carwin KOing Jason Ellis tonight: https://t.co/sOTi9ipBff — Fury's Fight Picks (@FurysFightPicks) October 16, 2016 Last Saturday, professional skateboarder turned radio host turned fighter Jason Ellis hosted his annual Ellismania show, which is dubbed “the wildest night in combat sports.” This year, the Ellismania card included all the madness we’ve come to expect from...

Oct 16, 2016 7:44 am

NAC Head Says McGregor Was Only Fined $75K for Bottle-Throwing Debacle – Not $150K.

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had plenty of highly-publicized run-ins in the buildup to their UFC 202 rematch. The most high-profile of these, however, was their infamous bottle-throwing showdown at one of the event’s pre-fight press conferences. The incident began when McGregor showed up late to the press event. Evidently irritated by the Irishman’s tardiness, Diaz...

Oct 15, 2016 6:19 pm

Aldo’s coach Andre Pederneiras: “UFC acted totally wrong” with Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo has been locked in a dispute with the UFC ever since the promotion announced Conor McGregor would be fighting Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title instead of unifying Aldo’s interim featherweight belt with the belt McGregor took from him at UFC 194. Aldo’s head coach Andre Pederneiras spoke on the subject and naturally...

Oct 15, 2016 4:01 pm

Vitor Belfort: “I’m not retired. ‘The Phenom’ is back!”

Earlier this afternoon we reported that mixed martial arts legend Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort was hanging up his gloves and retiring from the fight game. Belfort had taken to Instagram and posted the following photo which included the statement “I decided that I will end this chapter of my life looking at the mirror and recognizing...

Oct 15, 2016 3:09 pm

UFC 205 to feature 3 title fights and will run 4 hours long

The UFC’s historic first event to take take place in New York will be sure to dazzle, featuring three title fights over a four-hour long PPV, according the UFC. For MMA fans on the east coast, the main portion of the PPV card will air from 10 pm to 2 am., UFC officials confirmed on...