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Jun 29, 2017 1:53 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 112 – lightweight division shaken up

The UFC rankings have been updated since UFC Fight Night 112 took place in Oklahoma City on Sunday night. In the main event of the evening, Kevin Lee scored a controversial submission win over Michael Chiesa. Referee Mario Yamasaki called an end to the fight before Chiesa tapped, perhaps thinking that Chiesa was choked unconscious....

Jun 28, 2017 8:38 am

UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City salary report

This Sunday, fight fans tuned in to an action packed night of fights in Oklahoma City, headlined by a highly anticipated grudge match between two of the lightweight division’s most promising fighters. When Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee fought however, it was a rather controversial affair, which many felt didn’t do the matchup justice. Ultimately,...

Jun 27, 2017 8:45 am

UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City medical suspensions – Michael Chiesa facing lengthy sit

Sunday evening, fight fans tuned in for a highly anticipated night of fights in Oklahoma City headlined by a lightweight clash between two of the lightweight division’s most exciting prospects, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. The main event scrap, which drew attention following an infamous scuffle at a UFC press conference that saw Lee punch...

Jun 1, 2017 7:16 am

ONE Championship chairman: I think our fighter pay scale is comparable to the UFC

Last year, ONE Championship Chairman & CEO Chatri¬†Sityodtong took to Twitter to claim that the Singapore-based promotion’s strawweight champion Angela Lee was paid more than UFC stars Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Yes, rumors are true. ONE Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee’s new contract pays more than what Cris Cyborg or Joanna Jedrzejczyk make....

May 21, 2017 3:39 pm

Cris Cyborg and Angela Magana involved in altercation at UFC Athlete Retreat

Cris Cyborg and Angela Magana involved in altercation at UFC Athlete Retreat Breaking news coming from this weekend’s UFC Athlete Retreat in Las Vegas. Top UFC women’s featherweight contender Cris Cyborg and strawweight fighter Angela Magana got in to an altercation this afternoon in Sin City, this after “Justino” confronted Angela about her various online...

Apr 13, 2017 2:08 pm

Charles Oliveira reacts to suspension for jumping cage after UFC 210 win

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC featherweight Charles Oliveira made his successful UFC lightweight debut as he picked up a 1st round submission win over Will Brooks to kick off the pay-per view portion of the main card. Following his big win over Brooks, Olvieira celebrated as many fighters do, by jumping the cage...

Mar 4, 2017 10:33 pm

UFC Fighters react to Thompson vs. Woodley 2

Current UFC welterweight title holder Tyron Woodley took on top division contender Stephen Thompson in the main event of tonight’s UFC 209 fight card in Las Vegas. Both men were very tentative for the better portion of 25 minutes, excluding a last minute surge from Woodley which almost resulted in a fight ending stoppage. With...

Mar 1, 2017 11:43 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov gives prediction for UFC 209

This Saturday in Las Vegas, undefeated Dagestani superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov will look to extend his undefeated streak and capture the interim UFC lightweight championship when he steps into the Octagon with streaking lightweight Tony Ferguson for a highly anticipated showdown. Ahead of the fight, the pair have traded quite a bit of trash talk back...

Jan 4, 2017 5:58 am

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan breaks silence on Ronda Rousey’s UFC 207 loss

Last Friday, in the main event of UFC 207, former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stepped into the Octagon for the first time since she was flattened by a Holly Holm head kick more than a year ago. She made her long awaited return against the division’s reigning queen, brick-fisted Brazilian Amanda Nunes. Unfortunately for...

Dec 19, 2016 2:14 pm

Max Holloway on Jose Aldo: ‘I have more wins than this guy has fights in the UFC’

UFC interim featherweight champion Max Holloway is already building up the expected fight with the undisputed featherweight champion Jose Aldo. With his humorous #WheresJoseWaldo campaign launched upon winning the interim title in the five-round fight against Anthony Pettis, the young and active Hawaiian is making his case for what is behind his UFC title. “Someone...

Dec 10, 2016 8:07 pm

UFC 206 Results: Kelvin Gastelum KO’s Tim Kennedy (Highlights)

A middleweight tilt between Tim Kennedy and Kelvin Gastelum took place on tonight’s UFC 206 main card in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Kennedy lands a pair of leg kicks to start. Kelvin is pressuring early. Kennedy catches him with a body kick and then a side kick. Kelvin with a low kick....

Dec 8, 2016 6:21 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey thrills fans in theatrical trailer for her UFC 207 comeback

UFC 207 will end another exciting year of mixed martial arts for the UFC. With former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey set to headline the card in her first fight since losing for the first time in her professional mixed martial arts career, many fans are anxiously awaiting to see how she performs. Rousey...

Dec 4, 2016 12:30 pm

VIDEO | UFC 206 Extended Preview – Holloway vs. Pettis

The octagon returns to Toronto, Ontario, Canada this Saturday for the UFC 206 pay-per-view event. The event is headlined by an interim featherweight title fight between streaking contender Max Holloway and former lightweight title holder Anthony Pettis. Max Holloway is currently riding an ultra impressive nine-fight win streak, his latest being a unanimous decision victory...

Nov 23, 2016 10:32 am

Yoel Romero and Thiago Alves join Kelvin Gastelum with suspensions from UFC 205

New York is proving to be a strict state when it comes to their athletic commission. On Wednesday, MMA Fighting reported per New York State Department spokesperson Laz Benitez that Yoel Romero has been suspended for 60 days for exiting the Octagon after beating former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in their UFC 205 contest....

Nov 17, 2016 7:42 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov gives UFC bold ultimatum

This past weekend at UFC 205 in New York, top ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmgomedov continued his undefeated streak as he scored a 3rd round submission win over Michael Johnson to extend his unbeaten streak to 24-0 as he cemented his place at the top of the UFC’s lightweight division. The fight was a particularly impressive...

Oct 26, 2016 2:01 pm

Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis officially set for UFC 206 in Toronto

An exciting featherweight matchup has just been announced by the UFC. Number 3 ranked UFC featherweight Max Holloway is set to face former UFC lightweight champion and current number 6 ranked UFC featherweight Anthony Pettis at UFC 206 on December 10 at the Air Canada Centre. The UFC officially announced the bout on Wednesday along...

Oct 25, 2016 10:43 am

Randy Couture weighs in on Georges St-Pierre’s “uphill battle” with UFC

Recently, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre left MMA fans stunned as he revealed that he was officially a free agent in the MMA world. The news came just over a week after St-Pierre informed MMA fans that news regarding his potential return to the Octagon would be coming in ‘just a few weeks’. Following...

Oct 19, 2016 1:40 pm

Georges St-Pierre reacts to recent UFC Canada layoffs

Recently, news has surfaced that the new WME-IMG owners of the UFC have been cleaning house, and plan to fire between 60 and 80 UFC employees in a major shakeup. Several key UFC executives were let go, including Chief Global Brand Officer & Head of International Business Development in Vegas, Garry Cook, Chief Content Officer...

Oct 18, 2016 11:52 am

Georges St-Pierre’s attorney opens up on contract dispute with UFC

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre may have been close to finalizing a deal with the UFC that would have seen him return to the Octagon , however this week it was revealed by St-Pierre that he was officially a free agent after negotiations with the UFC failed. With that being said, earlier this month,...

Oct 5, 2016 11:56 am

MMA community reacts to the death of UFC fighter Josh “Anqa” Samman

Tragic news hit the MMA community on Wednesday when it was revealed that UFC middleweight Josh “Anqa” Samman had passed away at the young age of 28-years-old. Samman, who made his way to the UFC on TUF season 17, “Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs Team Sonnen” was found unresponsive in a Florida apartment last week....

Sep 21, 2016 12:26 pm

Numerous profiled New York fighters not competing at Madison Square Garden for UFC 205

Another New Yorker has been pulled from the UFC’s first foray to the Empire State. Long Islander Gian Villante, who trains out of Serra-Longo’s Acadamy with former middleweight champion Chris Weidman, will no longer be facing Marcos Rogerio de Lima at UFC 205 in Madison Square Garden this November. Villante, 31, joins Al Iaquinta and...

Sep 13, 2016 9:38 am

Randy Orton on Possible UFC Fight: I’d Fake Punch the Guy and Get Choked Out

Today, there is a pretty significant history of high-profile professional wrestlers making the jump to the UFC. The most successful pro wrestler to do so was Brock Lesnar, who not only won fights in the UFC, but claimed the organization’s heavyweight title.¬†The most recent pro wrestler to make the jump was former WWE champ CM...

Aug 22, 2016 4:48 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor still limping a day after UFC 202 fight with Nate Diaz

Despite being banged up after the epic five-round war with Nate Diaz at UFC 202, “The Notorious” Conor McGregor was out and about in Las Vegas on Sunday to host a pool party. We are proud to welcome the notorious champion, #ConorMcGregor! #UFC202 A photo posted by Encore Beach Club Las Vegas (@encorebeachclub) on Aug...