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Jul 8, 2017 12:44 pm

Amanda Nunes pulled from UFC 213

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday morning that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes had been hospitalized ahead of her UFC 213 title defense against Valentina Shevchenko tonight. Shortly after, MMAJunkie’s John Morgan confirmed with UFC President Dana White that Nunes was indeed off the card. Interestingly enough, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk attempted to convince...

Jul 8, 2017 12:21 pm

Amanda Nunes reportedly hospitalized, UFC 213 main event in jeopardy

In a surprising turn of events, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has reportedly been hospitalized, and her UFC 213 main event scrap with Valentina Shevchenko is now in jeopardy according to multiple sources. Amanda Nunes has been feeling ill this week. She's currently in the hospital. Tonight's main event is in jeopardy. No official...

Jul 8, 2017 11:21 am

Anthony Pettis explains change in training camp ahead of UFC 213

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will be making his highly anticipated return to the lightweight division tonight at UFC 213 when he faces UFC veteran Jim Miller in a pivotal fight for the former champ. Ahead of the fight, Anthony Pettis spoke to MMAFighting to explain what he did different for this training camp...

Jul 7, 2017 1:48 pm

VIDEO | Kempo karate black belt challenges former UFC fighter

There are always a few guys that you’ll find that want to test their own skills against professional fighters. Here we take a look at someone who challenged former UFC fighter Nam Phan to a kickboxing match in Phan’s own gym in California. The challenger is apparently a Kempo Karate black belt and wanted to...

Jul 6, 2017 2:28 pm

Anthony Pettis on UFC 213 fight: “I’ve just got to go make a statement”

This Saturday at UFC 213, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon when he takes on fellow UFC veteran Jim Miller. Ahead of the fight, Anthony Pettis knows he’s likely in a must-win situation after going just 1-4 over the course of his last 5 fights, with...

Jul 6, 2017 12:07 pm

Tyron Woodley: “pound-for-pound, I’m the hardest punching fighter in the entire UFC”

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has knocked a lot of people out. He’s knocked even more people down, some of them multiple times in a single fight. Needless to say, the champ hits incredibly hard. If you ask Woodley himself, he’s probably the hardest hitter in the UFC, pound-for-pound – especially now that the brick-fisted...

Jul 5, 2017 1:00 pm

Dana White reveals the issue with hosting a UFC card in Hawaii

With Max Holloway the new undisputed UFC featherweight champion of the world, the Waianae native is more adamant than ever to have the UFC put on an event in Hawaii. Both Holloway and Makaha’s Yancy Medeiros found success in Brazil at UFC 212 and were greeted back home by a group of fans when they...

Jul 5, 2017 12:25 pm

UFC vet Matt Riddle once again sounds off on “biggest d*ckhead ever” Dana White

It’s now been more than four years since Matt Riddle’s last fight in the UFC: a no contest with Che Mills that was overturned when Riddle tested positive for marijuana. It’s been more than three years, meanwhile, since his last mixed martial arts bout, a win over Michael Kuiper under the Titan Fighting Championships banner....

Jul 5, 2017 11:24 am

Bellator improves light heavyweight roster with former Strikeforce champ, UFC vet “Feijao”

Bellator MMA has picked up yet another high profile free agent in former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and five-time UFC veteran Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante. This signing was first reported by BloodyElbow.com. Cavalcante earned his contract with Bellator MMA by knocking out Dan Konecke at World Fight Tour – Road to Bellator, a feeder league for the ever...

Jul 5, 2017 10:03 am

VIDEO | Before UFC 213, watch Yoel Romero score a ferocious, 48-second TKO in his MMA debut

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 213, surging Cuban contender Yoel Romero will collide with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the interim UFC middleweight title. Romero will enter this fight with a reputation as one of the best middleweights on earth. He’s on a 10-fight win-streak. This streak has seen him dispatch game opponents...

Jul 5, 2017 8:20 am

Cris Cyborg hopes for better relationship with UFC after Dana White admitted mistakes

UFC women’s featherweight contender Cris Cyborg is currently gearing up for her vacant women’s featherweight title fight on July 29th in Anaheim, California, where she will look to capture UFC gold. Ahead of the fight, UFC President Dana White gave a rather interesting interview in which he admitted that the UFC made some mistakes in...

Jul 5, 2017 7:42 am

Dana White updates on his eventual retirement from the UFC

When the UFC was purchased by WME-IMG in the summer of 2016, there was widespread wonder as to the fate of company staples like Mike Golberg, Joe Rogan, and UFC President Dana White. Goldberg, as we now know, was let go by the promotion, and ultimately landed in Bellator. Rogan, meanwhile, seems to be staying...

Jul 4, 2017 8:47 am

UFC was targeting Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva 3 in Brazil

Nearly four years after their first encounter in the Octagon at UFC 162 in 2013, The UFC was looking to cash in on the possibility of a Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva trilogy fight in Brazil. When the two met four years ago on July 6th, Wediman was an undefeated contender with a 9-0 professional...

Jul 4, 2017 7:14 am

UFC 213’s Alistair Overeem survives “huge explosion” next to hotel room

This Saturday, on the main card of UFC 213, former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem will attempt to even a 1-1 score with former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. From the sounds of it, however, Overeem’s plans could have changed significantly on Monday afternoon. According to a post on Twitter (which included some...

Jul 4, 2017 6:40 am

Former WSOF champ Justin Gaethje explains why he picked the UFC over Bellator

This Friday, in the main event of the Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale, former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje will make his anticipated debut in the UFC’s Octagon. The undefeated debutant will do so against the UFC’s sixth-ranked lightweight contender, Michael Johnson. If things had unfolded just a little bit differently, of course,...

Jul 3, 2017 1:59 pm

Edson Barboza does not understand why the UFC does not strip belt from Conor McGregor

The #4 UFC ranked lightweight Edson Barboza is simply baffled that Conor McGregor is still the UFC lightweight champion. With McGregor set to fight Floyd Mayweather in a big money boxing fight on August 26, Barboza and the rest of the lightweight division contenders looking for a shot at the belt are stuck waiting around...

Jul 3, 2017 1:55 pm

VIDEO | UFC 213 Countdown: Full Episode

UFC 213 takes place this Saturday on July 8 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event of the evening, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes takes on Valentina Shevchenko in a rematch. However, this time their fight will be for Nunes’ championship belt as she looks to defend her title...

Jul 3, 2017 6:59 am

VIDEO | Ahead of UFC 213, watch Yoel Romero’s knockout-filled highlight reel

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero will collide with Kiwi contender Robert Whittaker for the UFC interim middleweight title. Romero, who is a former Olympic wrestler, will enter this fight on a wild, eight-fight win-streak. This streak began back in 2013, when he debuted in the UFC – and...

Jul 3, 2017 5:54 am

Report: Gilbert Melendez heading to featherweight at UFC 215

This September 9, when the UFC debuts in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with UFC 215, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez will reportedly look for a fresh start in the featherweight division. His opponent for this featherweight debut will be hard-hitting veteran Jeremy Stephens. This bout was first reported by Damon Martin. BREAKING: Jeremy Stephens vs. Gilbert...

Jul 2, 2017 5:56 pm

UFC matchmaker explains why Anthony Pettis asked to fight Jim Miller

This Saturday, on the main card of UFC 213, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will look to correct one of the toughest slumps of his career opposite lightweight veteran Jim Miller. While Miller represents a small step down in competition for the struggling Pettis – who has recently battled a procession of top-10 foes...

Jul 2, 2017 1:05 pm

Alistair Overeem will be “challenging” Stipe Miocic with win at UFC 213

This Saturday, on the main card of the blockbuster UFC 213, Former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem will attempt to build on the momentum of a thunderous knee-induced knockout of Mark Hunt by taking out former champ Fabricio Werdum. If Overeem defeats Werdum, he’ll be two wins removed from a disappointing loss to...

Jul 1, 2017 1:23 pm

Former UFC champion Ronda Rousey is the latest victim of leaked nude photos

Former UFC champion Ronda Rousey is the latest victim of leaked nude photos Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is the latest celebrity to fall victim to leaked nude photos. The completely nude photos of Rousey, which were taken during her shoot with ESPN Magazine’s ‘Body Issue’ in 2015, surfaced on the internet two...

Jun 30, 2017 2:40 pm

UFC signs Snoop Dogg as live commentator

In a rather unexpected move, the UFC has signed rap icon Snoop Dogg to a broadcasting deal as part of UFC President Dana White’s “Tuesday Night Contender Series” which will air on UFC Fight Pass every tuesday starting on July 11th. ESPN broke the story, which revealed that Snoop Dogg and Urijah Faber were going...

Jun 30, 2017 9:13 am

Yoel Romero discusses UFC 213 matchup with Robert Whittaker

At UFC 213, UFC middleweight Yoel Romero will look to claim UFC interim middleweight gold as he steps into the Octagon with streaking contender Robert Whittaker in a matchup which will see one man not only secure the interim title, but also a fight with Michael Bisping for the undisputed belt. Ahead of the fight,...