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Jul 13, 2016 6:56 pm

UFC Sioux Falls Results: Keita Nakamura submits Kyle Noke

A welterweight bout between Keita Nakamura and Kyle Noke took place at tonight’s UFC Fight Night event in Sioux Falls. Kyle Noke found a home for his jab in the opening minute but Nakamura was able to take the early punishment. Noke with some good kicks to the body and the legs of Nakamura. Kyle...

Jul 13, 2016 6:38 pm

UFC Sioux Falls Results: Louis Smolka destroys Ben Nguyen

UFC flyweight Louis Smolka put on an incredible performance at tonight’s UFC Fight Night event in Sioux Falls earning a second-round TKO victory over hometown favorite Ben Nguyen. The proud Hawaiian, Smolka, used some nasty ground and pound and excellent strikes which forced referee Herb Dean to step in and stop the fight. Following the...

Jul 13, 2016 1:41 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor celebrates birthday early during UFC 200 festivities

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor turns 28-years-old on Thursday. However, that didn’t stop the cake and celebration from being handed over to him during the UFC 200 festivities in Las Vegas, Nevada over the weekend. If you’re wondering if “The Notorious” indulged in cake and drinks for his celebration, McGregor previously said that he has...


Jul 13, 2016 10:43 am

Daniel Cormier took a pay cut to fight at UFC 200

When Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 with just two days to go until his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier, there was much speculation as to what would happen to Daniel Cormier in regards to his involvement in the historic card. Fortunately, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped in on just two...

Jul 13, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | UFC 200 super slow motion highlights

This past weekend the UFC held their historic UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The event was an extremely eventful one that saw Brock Lesnar make his UFC return, and Amanda Nunes upset Miesha Tate to name just a few memorable moments. In the wake of the event, the UFC has released the “Fight Motion”...

Jul 13, 2016 2:55 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva fought Daniel Cormier for $6 million at UFC 200?

Former middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on two days notice to help save a huge fight from being cut from UFC 200 and took one of the toughest tasks of his career, going up against UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Silva said he took the fight to challenge himself and took the challenge...

Jul 12, 2016 10:28 pm

UFC seeking replacement opponent for Neil Magny at UFC 202

With just over a month to go until UFC 202 in La Vegas, ‘The Korean Stun Gun’ Dong Hyun Kim has withdrawn from his scrap with Neil Magny due to an undisclosed injury according to MMAJunkie. As a result, the UFC is currently looking for a replacement opponent for Magny, who will be riding a...

Jul 12, 2016 9:35 pm

VIDEO | Chris Weidman goes undercover at UFC Fan Expo

Prior to UFC 200 last week, the UFC held its annual ‘UFC Fan Expo’ during fight week. During the course of the festivities for the week, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman went undercover as a janitor to prank fans. So far there’s no word on when Weidman will return to the Octagon following neck...

Jul 12, 2016 3:30 pm

Urijah Faber returns to the Octagon at UFC 203

Following Urijah Faber’s UFC 199 unanimous decision loss to Dominick Cruz in June, the bantamweight veteran was noncommittal about his future in the sport. This week, Fox Sports broke news that Faber would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 203 in Cleveland on September 10th to fight Jimmie Rivera. Rivera is 19-1 in his...

Jul 12, 2016 10:43 am

UFC 200 salary report: Brock Lesnar sets new record for highest disclosed payout

UFC 200 saw an absolutely stacked event card from beginning to end and the monumental pay-per-view event is likely the biggest payout in UFC history because of that. Brock Lesnar took home the biggest check with his disclosed payout of $2.5 million, setting a new record for the highest disclosed payout in UFC history. Prior...

Jul 12, 2016 10:14 am

UFC 200 rankings update

This past weekend, the UFC held its 200th Pay-Per View event. The historic UFC 200 event went down at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and played host to a number of incredible bouts. Understandably so, the fights shook up the UFC’s official rankings. In addition, Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 for his...

Jul 12, 2016 9:58 am

PHOTO | Newly crowned champion Amanda Nunes sleeps with UFC belt

Saturday night in Las Vegas, Amanda Nunes and Miesha Tate stepped in the Octagon to square off in the UFC 200 headlining bout. Nunes went on to shock the world as she rocked Tate in the first round, and then proceeded to submit the champ to win the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. The newly crowned...

Jul 12, 2016 9:43 am

UFC founder Rorion Gracie on UFC sale: ‘I may have done the same thing’

In the wake of the biggest event in the history of the UFC this past weekend at UFC 200, it was announced that the UFC had been sold to WME-IMG for $4 billion. Understandably so, the MMA community went wild reacting to the news of the promotions sale. In the wake of the news, UFC...

Jul 12, 2016 8:38 am

UFC 200 medical suspensions

Saturday night in Las Vegas, the historic UFC 200 event took place at the T-Mobile Arena. The event was a spectacular one, with Amanda Nunes pulling off the upset over Miesha Tate, Brock Lesnar triumphantly returning to the Octagon, and Jose Aldo being crowned the interim featherweight champion, to name just a few of the...

Jul 12, 2016 8:24 am

Robbie Lawler explains how UFC sale will affect him

With the UFC’s sale becoming official earlier this week, many are wondering how the fighters will be impacted by the change in ownership. While this is certainly a transition period, UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, who fights Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 on July 30th, doesn’t foresee the change in ownership having any sort of...

Jul 12, 2016 2:10 am

UFC President Dana White talks about how his job changes with the sale of the UFC

UFC President Dana White will no longer have his good friend and partner Lorenzo Fertitta by his side while working on anything UFC for much longer. With WME | IMG’s $4 billion purchase of the UFC from Zuffa, Fertitta will be stepping down as CEO and White will continue working as the UFC President and...

Jul 11, 2016 2:49 pm

Jon Jones’ manager says Jones missed eight-figure payday from UFC 200

With USADA flagging Jon Jones for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, he was pulled from his title fight versus Daniel Cormier and missed out on his opportunity to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts. Jones tested positive for two banned substances and missed out not only on possibly putting an end to his rivalry with...

Jul 11, 2016 1:59 pm

Mark Hunt issues statement after being beaten by Brock Lesnar at UFC 200

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt wasn’t able to overcome Brock Lesnar in his return to the Octagon at UFC 200. Lesnar was able to implement his wrestling to repeatedly take Hunt to the ground and control him, delivering his signature ground and pound throughout the fight. Hunt took to Instagram on Monday to address fans and...

Jul 11, 2016 12:47 pm

New UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez roasts Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor

Eddie Alvarez made a big statement in his UFC lightweight championship performance last week, dismantling Rafael dos Anjos in the very first round. While speaking with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of “The MMA Hour,” Alvarez had some words for UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz who will be cashing in on another...

Jul 11, 2016 11:26 am

Frankie Edgar addresses his UFC 200 loss to Jose Aldo

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar suffered a unanimous decision loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 200 over the weekend in a fight that crowned Aldo with the UFC interim featherweight title. Edgar, who was coming off a hot five-fight win streak suffered his last loss to Aldo back in 2013. Edgar was confident going...

Jul 11, 2016 10:37 am

MMA community reacts to the sale of the UFC

A new chapter in the book of sports started on Monday when the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale and the MMA community reacted in different ways. Here is...

Jul 11, 2016 10:13 am

Zuffa emails fighters to address the sale of the UFC

On Monday, the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale, which UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon posted on twitter. The full statement from the UFC to the fighters read: Dear Athletes,...

Jul 11, 2016 9:52 am

Official statement released on the sale of the UFC to WME | IMG

On Monday, the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Full statement from the UFC: BEVERLY HILLS, CA (July 11, 2016) – WME | IMG today announced the acquisition of UFC, the world’s premier professional mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. A global leader...

Jul 11, 2016 1:10 am

Conor McGregor’s short statement on the sale of the UFC

Late Sunday, the big news of the sale of the UFC was released. UFC President Dana White acknowledged the sale to ESPN and said, “Sport is going to the next level.” UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor who recently commented on the sale of the UFC at the UFC 202 press conference reacted to the news...

Jul 11, 2016 12:46 am

UFC sold for $4 billion, Dana White says ‘Sport is going to the next level’

Late Sunday night, news of the sale of the UFC emerged once again and this time UFC President Dana White has acknowledged that the sale has taken place. KLAS reported that the new owners of the UFC include “WME (William Morris Endeavor), the internationally known talent agency, IMG (International Management Group) a global sports and...

Jul 10, 2016 3:32 pm

Photo | Cerrone apologizes for using a homophobic slur to describe ‘DC’s’ UFC 200 performance

UFC lightweight and welterweight contender Donald Cerrone made waves earlier today when he described Daniel Cormier’s UFC 200 performance against Anderson Silva as ‘fighting like a f*g’. “Cowboy” who admittedly ‘dropped the ball’ with his previous comments, took to his Instagram to post the following apology for his remarks: Earlier today, I said something that...