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Jul 26, 2016 10:32 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen celebrates end of suspension

This week, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen completed his 2 year suspension. ‘The American Gangster’ remained adamant that he was retired from MMA, however this month he made headlines by taking a USADA drug test. Sonnen revealed that he was waiting to see if he could pass the drug test, before committing to a...

Jul 23, 2016 10:44 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen opens up on USADA, return rumors, and more

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen made headlines once again recently when it was revealed that he was randomly tested by USADA. Sonnen, who is currently suspended by the NSAC until later this summer, has remained adamant about the fact that he is retired, however his recent USADA drug test has left many wondering if...

Jul 19, 2016 10:00 am

Bellator MMA releases 7 fighters, including UFC vet

Tuesday morning, Bellator MMA announced that they had released 7 fighters from the promotion. MMAJunkie confirmed the story, which revealed that the following fighters were released: Mike Richman Dave Jansen Houston Alexander Mikkel Parlo Raphael Butler Isao Kobayashi Thiago Goncalves Jambo Houston Alexander, who is a UFC veteran, went just 1-5 during his stint with...


Jul 16, 2016 1:34 pm

Rizin returns with 16 man tournament, Mirko Cro Cop & Wanderlei Silva to participate

Rizin FF returns September 25th in Japan with a 16-man heavyweight tournament. According to MMAFighting, the event will feature 16 heavyweight fighters, including MMA legends Mirko Cro Cop and Wanderlei Silva, with the quarterfinal round going down on December 29th, followed by the semifinal on New Year’s Eve, one year after Fedor Emelianenko made his...

Jul 15, 2016 3:45 pm

UFC notified of Brock Lesnar potential anti-doping violation

Back at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar made his triumphant return to the Octagon when he defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision in the co-main event of the historic card. Following the bout, Lesnar revealed that he could potentially be making a run at heavyweight, as he left the door open for future UFC fights. Now,...

Jul 9, 2016 9:29 am

Dana White: “Georges St-Pierre will not fight again”

The ongoing saga of former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre’s return continued this week. Ahead of UFC 200, there was much speculation as to whether or not St-Pierre would return to the Octagon for the historic event. While the UFC was reportedly trying to book St-Pierre to return to the Octagon, the former champ never returned....

Jul 1, 2016 9:04 am

Michael Bisping blasts “little b***h” Georges St-Pierre

Back in early June, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Since then, Bisping has found himself being called out by nearly the entire middleweight division. In addition, Bisping revealed that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had contacted his team about a...

Jun 30, 2016 12:37 pm

VIDEO | Mike Tyson top 10 knockouts highlight

Today marks “Iron” Mike Tyson’s 50th birthday. At 20-years-old, Tyson won his first world heavyweight title and made a statement to everyone in the heavyweight division. Tyson would defend his heavyweight title nine times and became the first heavyweight in the world to simultaneously hold the WBC, WBA, and IBF titles. Tyson retired in 2005...

Jun 30, 2016 9:38 am

Jacare Souza blasts “chicken” Georges St-Pierre: “I’ll break him in half”

While there has been no official word yet on whether or not Georges St-Pierre will actually return to the Octagon, St-Pierre has expressed his desire to return to the Octagon and fight Michael Bisping. That has prompted UFC middleweight #1 contender Jacare Souza to call St-Pierre out for a middleweight fight. Surprisingly, Souza put the...

Jun 25, 2016 7:01 pm

Conor McGregor: Retirement Tweet was a negotiation tactic

Following UFC 196, where Nate Diaz submitted Conor McGregor, the pair were slated to fight in the main event of UFC 200. McGregor wasn’t happy with the situation, and surprised the MMA community when he retired via Twitter. The fight was ultimately scrapped after McGregor refused to fulfill his promotional obligations for the event. Ultimately...

Jun 24, 2016 10:37 am

Manny Pacquiao reportedly coming out of retirement for Adrien Broner fight

News surfaced Friday morning that famed boxer Manny Paquiao has reportedly been booked to fight the one and only Adrien Broner. While Pacquiao has stated that he is retired, Golden Boy Promotions VP Eric Gomez wanted to work out a deal to bring Pacquiao out of retirement to fight Canelo Alvarez. When Gomez tried to...

Jun 14, 2016 9:05 am

Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping in the works?

It’s been nearly 3 years since former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre was in the Octagon. In St-Pierre’s last fight, he won a controversial split decision over Johny Hendricks. Following the bout, St-Pierre ultimately retired from MMA. Since then, there has been much speculation as to whether or not GSP would return to the Octagon....

Jun 9, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell reacts to Brock Lesnar’s return to MMA

During the UFC 199 broadcast last weekend, it was revealed that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 199 for one fight. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years after he retired on a 2-fight losing streak after losing his heavyweight championship, and then being TKOd by Alistair Overeem....

Jun 8, 2016 11:52 am

Muay Thai champion brought to help train Sage Northcutt, leaves in disgust

Sage Northcutt is set to fight at UFC 200 against Enrique Marin. Northcutt will step into the Octagon for the first time since being handed his only professional loss, where he was submitted by Bryan Barberena back in January. Israeli Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad was brought in to help train with Northcutt for his...

Jun 7, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar talks MMA retirement in 2011, return in 2016

Back at UFC 141, Brock Lesnar returned to the Octagon against Alistair Overeem following surgery for diverticulitis. Lesnar lost in the very first round, and subsequently retired from MMA. During the UFC 199 broadcast, it was revealed through a UFC 200 promo that Brock Lesnar will be returning to the Octagon in the co-main event...

Jun 7, 2016 8:29 am

Brock Lesnar calls UFC return “win-win” for everyone

While Brock Lesnar only holds a 5-3 MMA record, and retired on a 2-fight losing streak that saw him get TKOd in back-to-back fights, he believes that his UFC 200 return against MMA veteran Mark Hunt is a win-win all parties involved. He spoke to ESPN to discuss whether or not his boss, Vince McMahon...

Jun 3, 2016 9:45 pm

BREAKING: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali passes away at age 74

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74, according to a family spokesperson. News hit Friday afternoon that the three-time heavyweight boxing champion was hospitalized on Thursday in Phoenix, Arizona due to respiratory issues. “After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74....

Jun 2, 2016 12:49 pm

VIDEO | #TBT battle of the 16-year-olds – Rory MacDonald vs. Jordan Mein

Here’s a trip down memory lane to Rory MacDonald’s third professional fight at the young age of 16! Fellow Canadian Jordan Mein made his professional debut against MacDonald at Rumble in the Cage 17, back on June 17, 2006. MacDonald has matured to be one of the greatest welterweight fighters in the world. MacDonald’s last...

May 30, 2016 6:43 am

Photo | Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor event poster

Retired boxing champion Floyd Mayweather posted the following photo on Twitter late Sunday evening promoting his potential bout with current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. .@badmedina https://t.co/648Qb26FTL pic.twitter.com/67agluPAGt — Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) May 30, 2016 “Money” Mayweather and “Mystic Mac” are rumored to be having a boxing match which will air on pay-per-view on September...

May 29, 2016 12:41 am

Photo | Conor McGregor keeps it ‘low key’ at Coffee Bean drive thru

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has an interesting perspective for the definition of being ‘low key’. The brash Irish superstar took to Instagram where he displayed how he casually rolls through the local Coffee Bean drive thru: Keeping it lowkey at the coffee bean drive thru that's not a drive thru. #ItIsNow I'll have a...

May 28, 2016 7:29 am

VIDEO | Brian Stann running for political office?

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Brian Stann has a very well documented past in the armed forces. Stann, a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps was awarded the Silver Star for his actions during combat. Back in 2013, following his KO loss to Wanderlei Silva, Stann retired from MMA, taking a very active role in...

May 24, 2016 9:06 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather flying to visit Jon Jones, confident he will join TMT

While Floyd Mayweather may currently be retired, he has managed to keep his name in the headlines of not only boxing news, but MMA news as well. In addition to his rumored boxing match with Conor McGregor, Mayweather also has been in talks with UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones. The pair FaceTimed earlier...

May 24, 2016 1:43 am

Shane Carwin: ‘I’d like to get the belt . . . or just beat up Brock Lesnar again’

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has been busy with his newly established fighter management company. However, after suffering from repeated injuries and retiring, his competitive nature is still burning inside. “[I struggled with retirement] every day,” Carwin said in an interview with getmoresports.com. “I did not do everything I wanted. I think about...

May 23, 2016 11:44 am

VIDEO | Colin Cowherd says Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor will happen

Sports media personality Colin Cowherd says that the rumored fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is going to happen. Cowherd says that he received information from sources that leads him to believe the fight will take place in September. “My intel is Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is going to happen,” Cowherd said recently...