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Jun 8, 2017 3:04 pm

Jimi Manuwa reveals Dana White promised him title shot with UFC 214 win

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight knockout artist Jimi Manuwa has been on a tear of the UFC’s light heavyweight division recently, going on a 2-fight win streak that has seen him knock out both Ovince Saint-Preux, and Corey Anderson. The back to back wins for Manuwa saw the English striker land at #2 on the...

Jun 8, 2017 1:47 pm

Report: Former UFC fighter involved in Moscow shootout leaving two dead and six injured

A deadly shootout between two Chechen clans took place in Moscow on Monday evening. According to a report from Life.ru that was translated by Karim Zidan of Bloody Elbow, former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Adlan Amagov was allegedly involved in the violent incident where two were left dead and six people injured. According to the...

Jun 8, 2017 9:11 am

Demetrious Johnson questions the UFC: Is this f**king amateur hour?

The ongoing saga between the UFC and flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson continues to be a rather strange one as the duo have been unable to come to an agreement regarding Johnson’s next fight. Earlier this week, the flyweight champion released a rather lengthy statement in which he revealed that UFC President Dana White and UFC...


Jun 8, 2017 7:45 am

Daniel Cormier: UFC should pay Demetrious Johnson a million dollars to fight Dillashaw

Over the last few weeks, UFC President Dana White has been pushing UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to accept a fight with a slimmed down former bantamweight champion in TJ Dillashaw. Johnson, however, has some real reservations. He believes the next flyweight title shot should go to the established Ray Borg, and is reluctant to...

Jun 8, 2017 6:03 am

UFC rankings update: Max Holloway rockets up the pound-for-pound list

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 212, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped onto the canvas with undisputed featherweight champion Jose Aldo in a compelling featherweight title unification fight. As many expected, it was an interesting battle from the opening bell. The fight began with Aldo efficiently navigating his Hawaiian foe’s substantial...

Jun 7, 2017 9:44 am

Karolina Kowalkiewicz breaks silence following UFC 212 loss

This past weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 212, former UFC strawweight title challengers Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz stepped into the Octagon for a pivotal scrap that saw Gadelha pick up an early 1st round submission win. The win was a particularly impressive one for Gadelha, who is now on a 2-fight win...

Jun 6, 2017 2:38 pm

Brazilian MMA community shows appreciation for Jose Aldo post-UFC 212

This past weekend at UFC 212, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was handed a devastating TKO loss at the hands of Max Holloway in his home country of Brazil. Following the loss, Aldo was noticeably devastated, however the Brazilian MMA community was quick to express their support for the former champion: Jose Aldo Best Featherweight...

Jun 6, 2017 11:59 am

Ricardo Lamas gets replacement opponent for UFC 214 in Anaheim

Originally, Ricardo Lamas was expected to take on a fellow former title challenger in “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung when the UFC touches down in Anaheim, California, this July 29. Unfortunately, the undead Korean was forced out of this anticipated featherweight scrap with a severely damaged leg. And so began the hunt for a...

Jun 6, 2017 9:03 am

UFC 212 medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in to what proved to be a spectacular event, headlined by a thrilling main event scrap between Max Holloway and Jose Aldo. While Aldo settled into a rhythm quickly, and landed early on in the fight, it was Holloway who came alive in the second and third rounds, ultimately...

Jun 5, 2017 2:04 pm

Kazushi Sakuraba’s magnificent response to being called to the UFC Hall of Fame

Over the weekend at UFC 212, the UFC announced that MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on July 6. Sakuraba will be joined by other legendary names including Urijah Faber, Maurice Smith, and former UFC matchmaker Joe Silva. Sakuraba made the following honorable statement on social media following...

Jun 5, 2017 10:02 am

Claudia Gadelha: After UFC 212 win, “I consider myself the best fighter in the division”

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 212, number-one-ranked strawweight Claudia Gadelha submitted a fellow former title challenger in Karolina Kowalkiewicz in the first round. In doing so, Gadelha reaffirmed her status as the best strawweight alive outside of the champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk. If you ask Gadelha, however, she’s the best strawweight alive,...

Jun 4, 2017 3:31 pm

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC 212: Aldo and Holloway net $40K

Last night, the UFC made a triumphant return to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with UFC 212, an exciting 12-fight card. In the main event, Hawaii’s  Max Holloway sent a shockwave through the featherweight division, braving a bit of early adversity to defeat formerly dominant champion Jose Aldo by third-round TKO. With this win, Aldo claimed...

Jun 4, 2017 9:14 am

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort discusses his UFC 212 win and what is next

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort discusses his UFC 212 win and what is next Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort scored a unanimous decision victory over former Strikeforce title holder Nate Marquardt on the main card of last night’s UFC 212 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Following his victory over “Nate the great”, “The Phenom” was...

Jun 3, 2017 10:19 pm

UFC 212 Bonus Report

UFC 212 Bonus Report ‘UFC 212’ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil delivered with some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 212 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 212’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the...

Jun 3, 2017 9:28 pm

UFC 212 Results: Max Holloway finishes Jose Aldo (Highlights)

UFC 212 Results: Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway A featherweight title fight unification bout between current champion Jose Aldo and interim title holder Max Holloway served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 212 fight card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Round one begins and Aldo takes the center of the octagon. Max paws with...

Jun 3, 2017 8:52 pm

UFC 212 Results: Claudia Gadelha submits Karolina Kowalkiewicz

UFC 212 Results: Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz A key women’s strawweight scrap between former title challengers Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 212 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Round one begins and Karolina starts off quickly immediately pressuring Claudia. She lands a right hand. Gadelha returns...

Jun 3, 2017 8:28 pm

UFC 212 Results: Vitor Belfort defeats Nate Marquardt (Highlights)

UFC 212 Results: Vitor Belfort vs. Nate Marquardt A middleweight scrap between former UFC champion Vitor Belfort and former Strikeforce welterweight title holder Nate Marquardt took place on tonight’s UFC 212 main card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Round one begins and Vitor lands a leg kick to start things off. Marquardt comes forward and...

Jun 3, 2017 7:53 pm

UFC 212 Results: Paulo Borrachinha TKO’s Oluwale Bamgbose (Highlights)

UFC 212 Results: Paulo Borrachinha vs. Oluwale Bamgbose A middleweight scrap between Paulo Borrachinha and Oluwale Bamgbose took place on tonight’s UFC 212 pay-per-view card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Round one begins and Borrachinha quickly takes the center of the octagon. Bamgbose scores with a right hand. He quickly circles out and then leaps...

Jun 3, 2017 7:27 pm

UFC 212 Results: Yancy Medeiros TKO’s Erick Silva (VIDEO)

UFC 212 Results: Erick Silva vs. Yancy Medeiros A welterweight scrap between Erick Silva and Yancy Medeiros kicked off tonight’s UFC 212 pay-per-view card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Round one begins and Medeiros circles early while pumping his jab. He lands a nice kick to the body of Silva and then misses with a...

Jun 3, 2017 6:16 pm

UFC 212 Results: Antonio Carlos Junior submits Eric Spicely (VIDEO)

UFC 212 Results: Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Eric Spicely A middleweight scrap between Antonio Carlos Junior and Eric Spicely took place during tonight’s UFC 212 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Spicely scores an early takedown. He winds up in full guard but eats some elbows for his trouble. Antonio Carlos Junior moves for...

Jun 3, 2017 5:40 pm

UFC 212 Results: Matthew Lopez TKO’s Johnny Eduardo (VIDEO)

UFC 212 Results: Johnny Eduardo vs. Matthew Lopez A bantamweight scrap between Johnny Eduardo and Matthew Lopez took place during tonight’s UFC 212 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and both men are throwing bombs early. Eduardo lands a nice right hand and then a big leg kicks. Lopez circles out and then shoots in...

Jun 3, 2017 5:11 pm

UFC 212 Results: Brian Kelleher submits Iuri Alcantara in Round 1 (VIDEO)

UFC 212 Results: Iuri Alcantara vs. Brian Kelleher A bantamweight scrap between Iuri Alcantara and Brian Kelleher kicked off the UFC 212 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Alcantara lands a right hand early. Kelleher circles but gets caught with another right and goes down. He pops right back to his feet but Iuri...

Jun 3, 2017 4:51 pm

UFC 212 Results: Viviane Pereira defeats Jamie Moyle (Highlights)

UFC 212 Results: Jamie Moyle vs. Viviane Pereira A women’s strawweight scrap between Jamie Moyle and Viviane Pereira capped off tonight’s UFC 212 Fight Pass prelims in Brazil. Round one begins and Moyle lands a low kick to start. Viviane leaps in with a left hand and then a right. Moyle circles and then lands...