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Dec 1, 2017 6:00 pm

UFC 218 Embedded Episode 5: “You Go to Sleep Saturday Night”

On the eve of UFC 218, the fighters make their final preparations in the hopes of finishing out a busy year for MMA on a high note. The featherweight title fight is on the line in the main event as Jose Aldo steps in for an injured Frankie Edgar to take on reigning champion, Max...

Dec 1, 2017 1:18 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway is Channeling Drake and Sporting Big Sean For UFC 218

One by one he took them out. Every single one of them. No matter who the UFC threw at Max Holloway, he dispatched them. He stacked up a 10-fight win streak, seven of them being either by submission or TKO/KO. Topping it all off by finishing the former featherweight king Jose Aldo. After ushering in...

Dec 1, 2017 10:47 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo looking heavily drained and uncomfortable at UFC 218 weigh-in

UFC 218 is set to take place tomorrow night as Hawaiian Max Holloway will look to defend his UFC featherweight title against former champion Jose Aldo in an immediate rematch. The two are scheduled for a five-round title fight in the main event of the evening, which takes place at the Little Caeser’s Arena in...

Dec 1, 2017 10:16 am

VIDEO | Justin Gaethje “Helps” Max Holloway at UFC 218 Weigh-ins

Weigh-ins are always tense, especially when a fighter needs to bring the towel out. So many fights have been called off or changed to catchweights because of the scale. Even tonight’s main event was completely changed due to Sijara Eubanks not even weighing in due to her kidney failure. Both Max Holloway and Jose Aldo...

Dec 1, 2017 7:30 am

BREAKING | Jessica Andrade Slated to Fight Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC Orlando

Just a couple of months ago, Jessica Andrade stood across the Octagon from Claudia Gadelha and those two went to war. There was blood, pro-wrestling slams, and epic showings of heart from both fighters. Andrade not only won the decision against the top contender, but earned Fight of the Night honors. Fresh off that incredible...

Nov 30, 2017 5:00 pm

Derrick Lewis, Marcin Tybura to Meet at UFC Fight Night 126

  A battle between two heavyweights on virtually equal footing has been reported for UFC Fight Night 126 in Austin, Texas. As reported by MMAJunkie, the fight is targeted for February 18th and joins Ray Borg vs. Brandon Moreno as the only other fight reported thus far. Lewis will return from his first loss since June...

Nov 30, 2017 2:13 pm

Max Holloway Was Willing to Fight Some Crazy Opponents to Stay on UFC 218

After Frankie Edgar had to pull out of UFC 218 due to a injured orbital, there was a crazy storm of fighters trying to get that fight. Once there is a title on the line, everyone comes out of the woodwork. Jose Aldo, Ricardo Lamas, Cub Swanson, and Brian Ortega all wanted to leave their...

Nov 30, 2017 8:06 am

Cyborg’s Coach: The Holm Who Fought Bethe Correia Will ‘Go To Sleep’ at UFC 219

After a long time of negotiations and build-up, we finally have the UFC women’s featherweight title fight that many believed we should have gotten all along. Cris Cyborg will defend her title against Holly Holm in just a month to also contend her status as the best female fighter in the world. Cyborg’s coach thinks...

Nov 30, 2017 4:22 am

Report: Conor McGregor has high demands for his potential UFC return

Conor McGregor’s future in mixed martial arts is as mysterious as ever. While he and various members of his team have recently discussed potential scraps with stars like Tony Ferguson and Nate Diaz, his recent troubles outside the cage have casted some real doubt on his fighting career. As it turns out, McGregor’s recent indiscretions...

Nov 29, 2017 6:49 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley explains why Nate Diaz was his only option for UFC 219

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will not be fighting Nate Diaz or any other opponent at December’s UFC 219 event in Las Vegas. The Diaz vs. Woodley bout was first reported to be in the works earlier this month. Unfortunately, Nate’s financial demands for the fight proved to be too much and the proposed bout...

Nov 29, 2017 3:20 pm

BREAKING | Daniel Cormier Defends His Title Against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220

Ever since Volkan Oezdemir won a social media poll put on by Daniel Cormier, he’s been slated to get the UFC light heavyweight title shot. It was teased and talked about until finally it was reported to be in the works for UFC 220 by MMA Kings. Everything seemed like it was set until Oezdemir...

Nov 29, 2017 10:49 am

Derek Brunson signs bout agreement for UFC on Fox 27 main event

Fresh off a first-round drubbing of former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, Derek Brunson says his next fight has already been signed. Speaking to ESPN, Brunson revealed that he’s inked a contract for a bout with former Strikeforce middleweight champ Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, and he believes Souza has signed a bout agreement too. The fight...

Nov 29, 2017 10:28 am

VIDEO | Michelle Waterson reveals who she thinks is the best looking UFC fighter

If you saw UFC strawweight Michelle Waterson outside of training or competing in the Octagon, it’s likely that you would never guess that she beats people up for a living. With a nickname like the “Karate Hottie,” Waterson is known for her good looks and also for her skills as a professional MMA fighter. TMZ...

Nov 29, 2017 7:33 am

CM Punk will be attending UFC 218 in Detroit

Last September, CM Punk, a pro wrestling star with essentially zero legitimate martial arts experience, stepped into the UFC’s Octagon for a battle with young prospect Mickey Gall. As so many expected, Punk was blown out of the water by his more experienced foe, losing via first-round submission. While this fight itself was a veritable...

Nov 29, 2017 6:48 am

UFC, Strikeforce vet Jason “Mayhem” Miller pleads guilty to domestic violence charge

The downward spiral of Jason “Mayhem” Miller – a veteran of the UFC and Strikeforce cages, and the former star of the reality show Bully Beatdown – continues. On Tuesday, TMZ reported that the troubled MMA veteran had pled guilty to domestic violence charges stemming from a series of ugly incidents with three different girlfriends...

Nov 28, 2017 6:14 pm

UFC 218 Embedded Episode 2: Aldo Hits the Gym, Holloway Hits the Mall

    As we inch ever closer to the penultimate UFC PPV event of 2017, UFC 218, the fighters continue to settle in to their temporary Michigan homes. Check out episode two of the UFC’s popular Embedded series as they track the lives of this weekend’s fighters during one of the most significant times of...

Nov 28, 2017 6:13 pm

Free UFC Fight: Watch Max Holloway Shine in Sweden with a First Round Knockout

  Before Max Holloway makes the first defense of his UFC featherweight title, watch him score a blistering knockout against Akira Corassani at UFC Fight Night 53 back in 2014. Holloway was 23-years-old at the time and already held a record of 10-3 going in to this bout. He was known at the time as...

Nov 28, 2017 6:00 pm

Säki Out, Replacement Found Against Khalil Rountree at UFC 219

  One of the more surprising announcement made by the UFC in 2017 was that of the signing of kickboxing champion Gökhan Saki to their light heavyweight division. The news broke this past May and his debut was surrounded by speculation, especially in a year whose theme within the combat sports world could be, ‘crossover’. Saki...

Nov 28, 2017 3:29 pm

VIDEO | Watch Jose Aldo Win The WEC Featherweight Title Before UFC 218

Before the infamous “turteen” second Conor McGregor knockout, Jose Aldo was on a run of destruction and dominance only comparable to names like Anderson Silva and Fedor Emelianenko. He was on an 18-fight win streak and carried over the WEC featherweight title over to the UFC. It was the title he earned by taking out...

Nov 28, 2017 7:40 am

Report: Ricardo Lamas gets new opponent for UFC on Fox 26 in Winnipeg

Originally, long-time UFC featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas was expected to rematch former champion Jose Aldo at UFC on Fox 26, which goes down on December 16 in Winnipeg. When Frankie Edgar was forced out of his UFC 218 featherweight title fight with champ Max Holloway, however, Aldo was pulled from his fight with Lamas, and...

Nov 28, 2017 6:47 am

UFC lightweight threatens to slap former matchmaker Joe Silva

On the latest edition of the MMA Hour, former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione claimed that former UFC matchmaker Joe Silva lied to him about the size of the Octagon ahead of his 2012 bout with Roy Nelson, claiming the large cage would be used, when the small cage was used instead. “Anyone who’s ever [seen]...

Nov 28, 2017 6:21 am

UFC 219’s co-main event has officially been set

For week, there has been talk about a possible blockbuster main event for UFC 219. While the card already includes dynamite women’s featherweight title fight between Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Holly Holm, the widespread hope was that the UFC would tack at least one more title fight onto this typically stacked end-of-year card. While we’ve...

Nov 27, 2017 7:00 pm

FOX Offers $200 Million to Retain UFC Broadcast Rights

  When the UFC’s exclusive negotiating period with FOX ended this year, speculation began about what network the UFC would be headed to next and what the implications of the new network, or platform, would be for the world’s largest MMA promotion. The UFC already has a foothold in the digital word through its online...