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Jan 9, 2018 8:16 am

Former champ Renan Barao returns at UFC on Fox in Orlando, Florida

The lineup for UFC on Fox 28, which goes down on February 24 in Orlando, Florida, has grown by one interesting bantamweight scrap, as former champion Renan Barao is scheduled to return to action on the card. Barao’s opponent in this fight will be Brian Kelleher.  This bout was first reported by the Orlando Sentinel. Though...

Jan 9, 2018 7:27 am

UFC executive defends promotion’s matchmaking strategy

In an era of combat sports where terms like “super fight” and “money fight” are such popular buzzwords, the UFC has been catching some flack for its matchmaking strategy. The widespread worry is that the promotion is focused on booking the most lucrative fights, rather than fights between the best competitors available. In the opinion of UFC...

Jan 8, 2018 6:04 pm

Stipe Miocic Feels Disrespected by the UFC going into Ngannou Fight

Cleveland Ohio’s Stipe Miocic is the UFC Heavyweight champion and along with that comes with the title of “baddest man on the planet”. Hard to argue…Miocic has been pretty bad throughout his career(and by bad I mean very good. Words.). Since losing an all-out war in a competitive fight with Junior Dos Santos in 2014,...

Jan 8, 2018 3:54 pm

Report: Max Holloway set to defend featherweight title at UFC 222 in March

It looks like UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will return to defend his featherweight title at UFC 222, which takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 3. According to a report by MMA Junkie’s Simon Samano, Holloway is set to take on former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. MMA Junkie reported that a “person...

Jan 8, 2018 11:52 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Perry gets opponent for UFC on Fox in Orlando

On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, fan favorite UFC welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry announced that he’ll return to the cage when the UFC touches down in Orlando on February 4. That said, he would not divulge the name of his opponent, admitting only that it’s somebody Colby Covington has fought. From there, we all...

Jan 7, 2018 12:36 pm

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou: Knockouts To Inspire – UFC 220 Documentary

Francis Ngannou: Knockouts To Inspire – UFC 220 Documentary In the above video, MMANytt‘s Jim Edwards takes a trip to France for an in-depth interview with surging UFC heavyweight contender Francis “The Predator” Ngannou. Ngannou and his coach are confident that they will successfully strip Stipe Miocic of his “Baddest man on the planet” title...

Jan 7, 2018 6:25 am

Michael Johnson isn’t happy about his position on the UFC St. Louis bill

On January 14, the UFC will return to St. Louis, Missouri, with a Fight Night card that seems to possess all the elements of a Card of the Year contender. One of the most compelling features of this card is the featherweight debut of long-time lightweight contender Michael Johnson. The St. Louis native will make...

Jan 6, 2018 3:16 pm

UFC 221 Fight Card set with twelve bouts

UFC 221 Fight Card set with twelve bouts! The octagon will return to Australia this February for UFC 221. The pay-per-view event will take place on February 11 in Perth, but will air live in North America on February 10 due to the time difference. The twelve-bout fight card is headlined by a middleweight title...

Jan 6, 2018 10:16 am

VIDEO | Watch Francis Ngannou’s Incredibly Revealing Documentary Before UFC 220

Glossy video packages, crisp suits, $50K bonuses. This is a world still brand new to Francis Ngannou. Just five years ago, the man was homeless and didn’t even know that mixed martial arts existed. The only thing he knew, is that he saw something bigger for the life which contained him. Ngannou didn’t just see...

Jan 6, 2018 8:45 am

Legendary Boxing Promoter Bob Arum Blasts ‘Cratering’ UFC and Dana White

Dana White wants to launch ZUFFA Boxing and suddenly he’s at war with SHOWTIME and other promoters. He went on a tirade the other day on what he beleived were false SHOWTIME numbers regarding the historic Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather boxing bout. Since then, SHOWTIME executive Stephen Espinoza, who he worked together with to...

Jan 5, 2018 11:11 am

BREAKING | Jessica Penne is Suspended by the UFC Until October 2018

It looks like we won’t be seeing UFC strawweight Jessica Penne during nearly all of 2018. Stemming from a potential anti-doping violation from back in May, Penne has been suspended from competition for 18 months. The suspension has been retroactively brought back to the day after her fight with Danielle Taylor at April 22nd 2017....

Jan 5, 2018 8:22 am

VIDEO | Watch Khabib Nurmagomedov Yell at Dana White at UFC 219

It seems like Khabib Nurmagomedov is making up for lost time. His dominant performance over Michael Johnson at UFC 205 was November of 2016. He didn’t fight until he met Edson Barboza in the Octagon at UFC 219. He not only made weight, put on a ‘Performance of the Night’ against a top five lightweight,...

Jan 4, 2018 7:46 pm

Sara McMann Welcomes Invicta FC Champion to the UFC at UFC on Fox 28

Invicta FC appears to be continually losing their champions to the UFC. Most recently, their Bantamweight champion, Tonya Evinger got pulled up to the big show to challenge Cris Cyborg for the vacant UFC Featherweight title(Cyborg herself was also an Invicta champion). This isn’t a new trend for Invicta fighters to go from champions to...

Jan 4, 2018 6:40 pm

Report | John Dodson vs Pedro Munhoz on for UFC Belem

UFC Fight Night 125 in Belem, Brazil is nearing completion! Today, Combate reported another fight between potential Bantamweights contenders Pedro Munhoz and former two-time Flyweight title challenger, John “the Magician” Dodson. John Dodson last fought at UFC Fight Night 120 when he took on Marlon Moraes and lost by split decision. Dodson has gone 2-2...

Jan 4, 2018 5:36 pm

Texas’ James Vick Has his Fight for UFC Austin

“The Texicutioner” is coming home! After a big win at UFC 217 over Joe Duffy to extend his streak to three, James Vick wanted a top ten fight and made that very clear. He actually had been wanting one before that…but no one would accept the challenge and still hasn’t. As Vick mentioned recently on an...

Jan 4, 2018 3:50 pm

Rafael dos Anjos Severely Injured Robbie Lawler’s Knee at UFC Winnipeg

How we were able to get Robbie Lawler fighting both Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone and former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in the same year is beyond our comprehension. Those are two fights anyone looked and and decided they were buying whatever card they were on immediately. Lawler and dos Anjos did not disappoint at...

Jan 4, 2018 2:35 pm

VIDEO | Dana White is Pumped About ‘Perfect Heavyweight Match-Up’ at UFC 220

It looks like the UFC’s ‘next big thing’ turned out to be exactly what they wanted him to be. Francis Ngannou has laid waste to the last ten people that he’s fought, with K-1 and PRIDE veteran Alistair Overeem recently added to the list of victims. He’s a giant natural talent that used to be...

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 4, 2018 5:57 am

Jimi Manuwa returns at UFC London in March

UFC light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa has been teasing fight news for several days, and now, his next fight is official. The Brit will return to the cage in his native London, England this March 17. His opponent will be Poland’s Blachowicz. Manuwa announced this fight on his official Twitter account. LONDON STAND UP!! ☝🏾...

Jan 3, 2018 5:59 pm

Twelve UFC 219 Fighters Receive Medical Suspensions

Oh, medical suspensions. We get them with every single MMA event. Some are more severe than others and for the most recent UFC event(UFC 219), Cynthia Calvillo could be leading the pack in that category. According to MMAFighting, the Nevada State Athletic Commission released the list of fighters who will be receiving these suspensions. Cynthia...

Jan 3, 2018 9:44 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Spit Fire to Dana White in the Parking Lot After UFC 219

Imagine watching Khabib Nurmagomedov dominating arguably the most dangerous striker in the lightweight division. Not only that, but somehow he’s talking to you while he’s doing it. Now imagine that this man is waiting on your car after UFC 219 to talk with you. That’s what happened to Dana White at UFC 219. Nurmagomedov greeted...

Jan 3, 2018 6:36 am

UFC 219 Salaries | Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm earn top paydays

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 219. In the card’s main event, we watched Cris Cyborg defend her women’s featherweight title by out-duelling Holly Holm to a unanimous decision win. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we saw lightweight star Khabib Nurmagomedov extend his record to an insane 25-0, bludgeoning...

Jan 2, 2018 8:18 pm

Khabib Is No Longer the Only Nurmagomedov in the UFC!

After UFC 219, Khabib Nurmagomedov has been all the rage when it comes to the hottest of MMA discussions. It doesn’t hurt that after such an impressive victory, he and the Lightweight champion, Conor McGregor have been going back and forth somewhat consistently on Twitter over the past few days. But today the top Lightweight...

Jan 2, 2018 5:59 pm

JacksonWink Photographer’s UFC Credentials Officially Removed

There hasn’t been a more hated man in MMA than Mark Aragon since UFC 219 came to a close… Aragon is the photographer for the JacksonWink MMA gym and after the UFC 219 main event that saw their fighter, Holly Holm lose to the champion, Cris Cyborg, he posted a rather offensive post on Instagram...