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Jan 19, 2018 6:58 pm

Cris Cyborg Isn’t a Fan of the McGregor and Rousey Promotion Models

Was there a Ronda Rousey before Ronda Rousey? Sort of, yeah. A female star that everyone knew about and had interest in? Originally you could give that crown to Gina Carano. That is before it was violently stolen by Cris Cyborg at Strikeforce: Carano vs Cyborg in 2009. Cyborg fought eight times and went 7-0...

Jan 17, 2018 9:55 am

Vitor Belfort Blasts ‘Scared’ Michael Bisping for Refusing to Fight Him

The middleweight division was about to get rewound back to normal, that is until Robert Whittaker got injured. That’s not the only curve ball the division got thrown. Urijah Hall failed to weigh in and was taken out of his fight with Vitor Belfort. Many jumped to the conclusion that this opened the door for...

Jan 16, 2018 6:49 pm

Expected UFC 220 Reebok Payouts Revealed

Oh, the Reebok deal. Everyone has an opinion on it, whether good or bad. It may not be the biggest step forward, but this year the deal is taking a step forward with the new guidelines and protocol. Fighters receive their Reebok sponsor money depending on what tier they’re in which goes by how many...

Jan 16, 2018 12:12 pm

Wanderlei Silva hints at rematch with a fellow MMA legend

Back in June of 2017, PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva came up short in his long-awaited Bellator debut, losing a decision to his nemesis Chael Sonnen. Since then, Silva fans have been wondering what – if anything – will come next for the aging legend. While nothing is certain just yet, it seems Silva himself is...

Jan 15, 2018 8:08 pm

Francis Ngannou Has Two HUGE Fights on His Mind after UFC 220

Everyone is starting to know who Francis Ngannou is. Which is fair…he hasn’t been making it very easy to go unnoticed, especially after the way he knocked out Alistair Overeem at UFC 218. With that win now under his belt, the 31-year-old, Cameroonian, Ngannou has himself set up for the biggest fight of his life...

Jan 12, 2018 9:21 pm

UFC Fight Night 124 loses a bout after fighter slips while exiting bathtub

UFC Fight Night 124 loses a bout after fighter slips while exiting bathtub. UFC welterweights Thiago Alves and Zak Cummings will no longer be throwing down this Sunday night in St. Louis. Zak Cummings suffered an injury Friday and will no longer be able to compete at the event. No replacement for Cummings will be...

Jan 12, 2018 6:07 pm

Jacare Souza Contemplated Retirement after loss to Whittaker

The last time we saw Brazil’s current best middleweight contender, Jacare Souza, he was on the receiving end of a rather astonishing upset loss. He took on the now champion, Robert Whittaker at UFC on Fox 24 last April and lost by second-round knockout. This was the first time Jacare had really ever been beaten...

Jan 11, 2018 11:38 am

VIDEO | Paulo Costa Offers to Fight Trans Woman Fallon Fox for Free

Paulo ‘The Eraser’ Costa may be wishing he’d have erased this latest video. On his official Facebook, Costa goes off on transgendered athlete and MMA fighter Fallon Fox. It’s unclear what prompted Paulo Costa to bring up Fallon Fox, considering she hasn’t fought since 2014 and is basically retired from MMA, but he had some...

Jan 11, 2018 9:08 am

Vitor Belfort Will Retire at UFC Missouri After Fighting Uriah Hall

The man who was once reported to have ‘no known weaknesses,’ turned out to have one: Time. It’s hard to believe that The Phenom has been fighting since 1996 and is about to strap on the gloves to fight this Sunday at UFC Missouri. He’s beaten all your favorite fighters in every different era: Wanderlei...

Jan 10, 2018 12:23 pm

Floyd Mayweather trashes Conor McGregor for cartel trouble, McGregor fires back

Back in August of 2017, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor boldly stepped through the ropes of the boxing ring to challenge undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Despite some surprisingly successful moments from McGregor, this fight went as most fans expected, as Mayweather poured on the offense down the stretch, and put his Irish foe...

Jan 10, 2018 5:54 am

John McCarthy opens up on Bellator commentary gig, future as a referee

Yesterday afternoon, we learned that veteran MMA referee “Big” John McCarthy had joined the Bellator MMA family as a member of the promotion’s broadcast team. Initially, it sounded as though McCarthy’s broadcast duties signalled the end of his career as a referee, but apparently that’s not the case. He still plans to work as an...

Jan 4, 2018 6:48 am

UFC exec believes Nick Diaz might fight again

It has now been almost three years since Nick Diaz’s last fight, a January 2015 no contest with middleweight legend Anderson Silva. That said, there is still widespread hope that he will one day return to the cage. While UFC President Dana White isn’t optimistic we’ll ever see the older Diaz brother back in the...

Jan 2, 2018 12:47 pm

Dana White opens up on one fight Conor McGregor wants ‘really bad’

Conor McGregor was described as “obsessed” after he lost to Nate Diaz at UFC 196. Coach John Kavanagh even mentioned that the loss to Diaz stung much worse for the current UFC lightweight champion than the Mayweather loss did. However, according to Dana White, the loss to Mayweather seems to be growing on “The Notorious.”...

Dec 21, 2017 12:30 pm

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Cheers Up Kids in the Hospital Dressed as a Reindeer

There’s so much trash talk in MMA. Between all the social media jabs and competition-fueled drama, sometimes it’s a welcome change of pace to see some super sweet news. Joanna Jedrzejczyk is no stranger to philanthropy or making her time available to fans. She was even shooting hoops with some neighborhood kids before UFC 217. Just...

Dec 20, 2017 7:59 pm

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub says UFC Rankings are “very similar to high school”

Retired UFC fighter, Ultimate Fighter season 10 contestant, analyst, comedian and podcaster Brendan Schaub is never short of opinions. Schaub is one half of the Fighter and the Kid podcast with fellow comedian, Bryan Callen but he also has started up his own podcast to talk all things involving the sport he once competed in....

Dec 19, 2017 5:29 pm

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt Almost Got His Teeth Knocked Out By Jean Claude Van Damme!

Cody “No Love” Garbrandt is the former UFC Bantamweight champion and all around talented fighter. Recently he took some time out to join retired UFC Welterweight, Mike Swick on his new podcast called “Real Quick with Mike Swick”. On the show, the two discussed several topics and shared some great stories. An unexpected one being...

Dec 19, 2017 7:58 am

Ben Askren trashes “very insecure” UFC President Dana White

It’s no secret that Ben Askren – long regarded as one of the best fighters outside the UFC – is not a fan of UFC President Dana White. Speaking on a recent episode of Submission Radio, Askren reiterated his feelings on White, and he pulled no punches. “Dana White’s a scumbag, I don’t take anything he...

Dec 13, 2017 7:00 pm

The Dean of Mean is Thriving in Life After Fighting!

If you’ve been watching MMA for the last ten years, then you know exactly who Keith Jardine is. One of the Light Heavyweight division’s most recognizable fighters, Jardine has been retired from fighting since 2012 after losing a bout to Roger Gracie in Strikeforce. During his time in one of the most prestigious divisions in...

Dec 13, 2017 5:53 am

Floyd Mayweather hints at multi-fight, billion-dollar offer from the UFC

Earlier this week, undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather took to Instagram Live to remind the world just how talented he is, and how much money he has made. “I better not every hear y’all say nothing about nobody else,” Mayweather said in this rant, which was saved by Fight Hype. “I better not hear anybody...

Dec 10, 2017 6:29 am

Dana White reacts to the Conor McGregor vs. Manny Pacquiao rumors

Earlier this week, rumors began to surface with respect to UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor‘s next fight. Contrary to widespread expectations that his next bout will occur in the Octagon, these rumors suggest McGregor will once again compete in boxing, where he would take on a bona fide legend in Manny Pacquiao. These rumors began...