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Sep 13, 2017 12:37 pm

Eddie Alvarez Thinks UFC 216’s Interim Lightweight Title Fight is ‘Very Odd’

After losing the belt from Conor McGregor’s sniper left hand and an unfortunate no contest with Dustin Poirier, Eddie Alvarez is on his journey back to the UFC lightweight title. He’s coaching the 26th season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite Justin Gaethje. If he’s able to derail Gaethje’s hype train, Alvarez (#3) could be next...

Sep 13, 2017 11:39 am

Thiago Alves Is Out of The Fight With Mike Perry at UFC Pittsburgh

This weekend, UFC Pittburgh goes down with a collection of some scrappy fights headlined by Luke Rockhold and David Branch. Unfortunately, there will be one less fight we can look forward to. Thiago Alves had to pull out of his fight with Mike Perry according to MMA Fighting. Right now the reasons are undisclosed, however...

Sep 13, 2017 11:00 am

Jon Jones’ UFC 214 win over Daniel Cormier has been overturned

Back in July, in the main event of the stacked UFC 214, former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones stepped into the cage with reigning champ Daniel Cormier in an effort to reclaim the title he never truly lost. Though Cormier had some success in the early portions of the fight, Jones ultimately succeeded on...

Sep 13, 2017 10:39 am

VIDEO | Watch the highlights of UFC 215 in awesome slow motion

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in the Canadian combat sports hotspot of Edmonton, Alberta with UFC 215, a card that was badly rocked by fight cancellations, but ultimately fun all the same. In the main event, we watched reigning UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes defend her title with a close and extremely controversial...

Sep 13, 2017 8:41 am

Demetrious Johnson isn’t sure he can trust Ray Borg to show up at UFC 216

If things had gone according to plan, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson would have attempted his eleventh-straight title defense opposite Ray Borg in the main event of UFC 215 last weekend. Regrettably, Borg was forced out of this contest at the last minute, leaving the champ without a fight. Luckily, Johnson and Borg are being...

Sep 13, 2017 6:04 am

Valentina Shevchenko issues statement on UFC 215 loss, says she is “very upset”

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 215, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and challenger Valentina Shevchenko battled for five rounds. In the end, the judges awarded the victory to the champ Nunes by split decision – but that result did not jive with Shevchenko. From the moment the decision was announced, Shevchenko shared...

Sep 12, 2017 3:09 pm

Sergio Pettis Wants to Fight Henry Cejudo at UFC 218

Last weekend was supposed to be the event that Demetrious Johnson broke Anderson Silva’s defense record, instead the spotlight was on another flyweight. After Henry Cejudo sandwiched his loss to the UFC flyweight champion by being on the wrong end of a razor-thin split decision to Joseph Benavidez, Cejudo knew he needed to make a...

Sep 12, 2017 1:33 pm

GRAPHIC PHOTO | UFC light heavyweight Ed Herman posts horrific injury

WARNING: Photo is GRAPHIC and may not be suitable for all audiences Social media can bring a ton of attention to certain incidents or events both good and bad. In this case, UFC light heavyweight Ed Herman shared a photo to social media of an injury that is just plain bad. Herman apparently suffered an...

Sep 12, 2017 10:48 am

Demetrious Johnson worries he won’t be paid for UFC 215

If things had gone according to plan, dominant UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson would have taken on Ray Borg in the main event of UFC 215 this weekend. Regrettably, Borg was forced out of the fight with an illness at the very last minute, leaving Johnson without an opponent – and apparently, without a payday....

Sep 12, 2017 10:21 am

David Branch Says He’ll ‘Shut Down’ Luke Rockhold at UFC Pittsburgh

Creeping up on us after the last minute switch-out of UFC 215, UFC Pittsburgh is a sleeper card with some guaranteed killer fights. Headlining the card is former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold fighting David Branch. The welcome wagon continues for Branch, after getting a win over over Krzysztof Jotko at UFC 211. It was the...

Sep 12, 2017 9:04 am

Brian Stann explains why he left his UFC commentary gig

Earlier this summer, the MMA community was hit by the surprising news that former fighter Brian Stann, arguably the best commentator and analyst employed by the UFC, would be leaving his post with the organization. This coming week, he’ll take up a new position as a Chief Operating Officer of a company he has described...

Sep 12, 2017 8:28 am

Mickey Gall set to return to action at UFC 217 in New York

Mickey Gall, one of the brightest young stars in the UFC welterweight division, is set for a return to the cage at UFC 217, this November 4 in New York City. Gall, who rose to prominence on Dana White’s Lookin for a Fight web series, will battle a fellow product of the show, Randy Brown. This bout...

Sep 12, 2017 6:36 am

Luke Rockhold doubts “joke” Georges St-Pierre will show up at UFC 217

On November 4, in the main event of UFC 217, former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre is scheduled to make his long-anticipated return to the Octagon. His opponent will be UFC middleweight king Michael Bisping. At least, that’s the plan. In the opinion of former champion Luke Rockhold, St-Pierre’s actually showing up on fight night...

Sep 12, 2017 5:54 am

BREAKING | Joanna Jedrzejczyk returns at UFC 217 in November

Earlier this month, dominating UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk teased an imminent fight announcement. This morning, we got that fight announcement. As expected, the champ’s next defense will pit her against long-time strawweight contender Rose Namajunas. The two stars will collide at UFC 217 this November, 4 inside New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden....

Sep 11, 2017 1:52 pm

Ray Borg fires back at critics after getting pulled from UFC 215 main event

The UFC 215 main event featuring Demetrious Johnson and Ray Borg was canceled just a few days before the fight date, which took place over the weekend in Edmonton, Canada. The announcement that Borg was pulled from the fight came on Thursday with doctors ruling the UFC flyweight title challenger unfit to compete due to...

Sep 11, 2017 6:41 am

Conor McGregor is being sued for his UFC 202 bottle-throwing incident

Back in August of 2016 – now well over a year ago – at a press conference for UFC 202, Conor McGregor and his opponent Nate Diaz got into a heated confrontation. This confrontation reached a hectic crescendo when McGregor and Diaz’s team got into a strange firefight, whipping water bottles and energy drink cans...

Sep 10, 2017 7:58 am

UFC 215 post-fight bonus report: four main card fighters snag an extra $50K

Last night, the UFC touched down in the Canadian combat sports mecca of Edmonton, Alberta with the action-packed UFC 215. In the UFC 215 main event, we saw UFC women’s bantamweight queen Amanda Nunes score a razor-close win over surging challenger Valentina Shevchenko. In the co-main event, meanwhile we saw former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos...

Sep 10, 2017 7:43 am

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC 215: Amanda Nunes pockets $40K

Last night, the UFC touched down in the Canadian MMA hub of Edmonton, Alberta with the anticipated UFC 215. In the UFC 215 main event, we saw UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes score a razor-close win over red-hot challenger Valentina Shevchenko. In the co-main event, meanwhile we saw former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos...

Sep 10, 2017 6:43 am

After big UFC 215 win, Rafael Dos Anjos calls out Tyron Woodley

Earlier this month, UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby made the surprising admission that, if Demian Maia couldn’t be ready in time to battle welterweight champ Tyron Woodley at UFC 214, the title shot would have gone to former UFC lightweight king Rafael Dos Anjos. “What’s interesting about this [dos Anjos vs. Magny] fight is that we...

Sep 9, 2017 4:41 pm

UFC 215 Live Results

We lost the main event, but the card still keeps trucking. Tonight is UFC 215 making Edmonton face the pain in Canada. Demetrious Johnson can’t break his record, but Amanda Nunes will still defend her UFC bantamweight title against Valentina Shevchenko. This is one of the best fights a promotion can make in any women’s...

Sep 9, 2017 4:36 pm

VIDEO | Kajan Johnson Sleeps Martins to Kick Off UFC 215

When Kajan Johnson and Adriano Martins opened up the UFC 215 card, there were a lot of people not happy. The fight wasn’t that eventful, but it was two guys really evenly matched being cautious to not make a mistake. Until, that is, one did. I mean, if you're only going to throw one strike...

Sep 8, 2017 2:24 pm

Holly Holm Picks ‘More Technical’ Valentina Shevchenko to Beat Nunes at UFC 215

Although Demetrious Johnson’s quest for MMA history will be postponed, Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko are good to go this time. It’s a rematch between two of the top women in the sport right now, with the UFC bantamweight title on the line. Another former UFC champ, Holly Holm, knows exactly what it’s like to...

Sep 8, 2017 10:35 am

UFC issues statement on Ray Borg’s illness and UFC 215 ticket refunds

The MMA community was struck with appalling news late Thursday. With less than 24 hours away from the UFC 215 weigh-ins, the main event UFC flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Ray Borg was canceled. The cancellation, first reported by Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting, was due to Borg being ill and deemed unfit...

Sep 8, 2017 8:35 am

The UFC’s Bad Luck With Canada and the Good Fortune of Amanda Nunes

Once again, a UFC card this year has been disrupted at the last minute. Ray Borg had to pull out of his fight with Demetrious Johnson, the original main event is gone and Amanda Nunes gets bumped up to headline. The world is a strange place, readers. There is a pattern that emerges when you...

Sep 8, 2017 7:05 am

The Fertitta Brothers Sell The Rest of Their UFC Shares at a $5 Billion Valuation

  The “Fertitta Era” is over. Billionaires Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta bought the UFC in 2001 and have been running it ever since. After a long and arduous road losing money and dealing with the legal complications of trying to monopolize the bloodsport industry, the Fertitta’s made the UFC extremely profitable and eventually sold most...