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Nov 10, 2017 1:09 pm

BREAKING: Anderson Silva flagged by USADA – out of UFC Fight Night 122 in Shanghai, China

Terrible news was released on Friday as former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. The UFC released the following statement via their website on Friday: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Anderson Silva of a...

Nov 10, 2017 9:57 am

Early estimates for UFC 217 PPV buys are high, but not ‘Notoriously’ high

UFC 217 was a stacked pay-per-view card with three UFC title fights. For those that didn’t tune in to the action, it was a thrilling card where new champions were crowned in each title fight. The main event of the evening saw the return of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. With previously last competing...

Nov 9, 2017 5:04 pm

BREAKING | Max Holloway’s Manager Reveals Four Names in the Running for UFC 218

News hit last night that Frankie Edgar unfortunately had to drop out of his title fight with Max Holloway at UFC 218 because of a facial injury that requires surgery. Immediately there was an incredible swarm of fighters coming out to try and take advantage of Edgar’s misfortune. Cub Swanson was the first on the...

Nov 9, 2017 12:53 pm

VIDEO | UFC 217: The Thrill and the Agony Preview – What a night of emotions

UFC 217 was one of the most thrilling cards in recent memory with three title fights each crowning new champions. The first title fight of the night was the UFC women’s strawweight championship fight between previously unbeaten champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Rose Namajunas. Namajunas shocked the world by finishing Jedrzejczyk with strikes in the...

Nov 9, 2017 11:50 am

Cody Garbrandt May Have Broken His Hand on TJ Dillashaw’s Face at UFC 217

It’s no secret that Cody Garbrandt hits hard. …Really hard. If anyone knows it, it’s TJ Dillashaw. Of course, Dillashaw ended up knocking out Garbrandt and screaming in his face like a primal warrior, but no one expected that after the end of the first round. That’s because Dillashaw was on baby legs after a...

Nov 9, 2017 11:03 am

Georges St-Pierre says he got injured during UFC 217 title fight against Michael Bisping

There have been some debates on how Georges St-Pierre performed in his return to the Octagon after being away from competition for nearly four years. Nonetheless, the former UFC welterweight kingpin secured a dramatic finish, choking Michael Bisping unconscious to become the new UFC middleweight champion and fourth fighter in history to become a two-division...

Nov 9, 2017 9:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Georges St-Pierre near the top of the pound-for-pound mix

After nearly four years out of competition, Georges St-Pierre is back and once again a UFC champion. At UFC 217, St-Pierre beat Michael Bisping to become the new UFC middleweight champion. In doing so, GSP became just the fourth fighter in UFC history to win two UFC titles in two different weight classes following Randy...

Nov 8, 2017 6:52 pm

Dominick Cruz forced out of UFC 219 fight with Jimmie Rivera due to a broken arm

Former UFC bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz has been forced out of his planned UFC 219 fight with Jimmie Rivera due to a broken arm. MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani recently broke the news on Twitter. Dominick Cruz is out of the UFC 219 fight vs. Jimmie Rivera, sources say. Broken arm. TBD at this time what they’ll...

Nov 8, 2017 6:07 pm

BREAKING | Max Holloway Releases Statement on Frankie Edgar and UFC 218

We were hit tonight with a speeding comet of bad news for UFC 218. Max Holloway was set to defend his unified UFC featherweight title for the first time after conquering former divisional king Jose Aldo, but Frankie Edgar suffered an injury to his face and had to pull out of the match-up. Don’t worry...

Nov 8, 2017 5:16 pm

Both Ricardo Lamas and Jose Aldo Want Max Holloway at UFC 218 Instead

The big story tonight is Frankie Edgar having to pull out of his fight with Max Holloway. It would have been the third time that Edgar would challenge for the UFC featherweight title, but now the gold has slipped away from his grasp once again. He’ll have to wait and heal up before his fight...

Nov 8, 2017 4:51 pm

BREAKING | Frankie Edgar Releases Statement on UFC 218 Removal

We’re still trying to catch our breath from hearing the news. Frankie Edgar finally got another shot at UFC featherweight gold in a super hyped scrap with Max Holloway at UFC 218. Unfortunately, it’s not going to happen. Edgar has to undergo surgery due to an injury to his face and had to pull-out of...

Nov 8, 2017 4:11 pm

Cub Swanson Wastes No Time Trying To Fill in For Frankie Edgar at UFC 218

The news that Frankie Edgar had to pull-out of his UFC 218 fight with Max Holloway has just hit and there is bound to be a tsunami of featherweight fighters jumping at the shot to step in. Edgar will have to undergo face surgery, forcing him out of his shot at the title, meanwhile Cub...

Nov 8, 2017 3:23 pm

BREAKING | Frankie Edgar Is Out of UFC 218 Due to an Injury

Are you sitting down? If you’re not, you may want to and grab some Kleenex while you’re at it. Just when you thought it was safe to get on the internet, the MMA world gets some heartbreaking news. Former UFC featherweight challenger Frankie Edgar is out of his fight with Max Holloway at UFC 218....

Nov 8, 2017 10:56 am

UFC Veteran Dennis Siver Signs With ACB For a November Debut

Absolute Championship Berkut just snagged a big name out of nowhere for their card at the end of November. He’s a former opponent of Conor McGregor and he’s fresh off his decision win over legend BJ Penn at UFC Fight Night 112. That’s right, Dennis Siver has just signed on with ACB for a four-fight...

Nov 8, 2017 10:40 am

Upcoming UFC Sydney event endures yet another injury-related shakeup

The UFC’s November 18 trip to Sydney, Australia, has experienced yet another injury-related shakeup. This latest UFC Sydney change is the result of an injury to Joanne Calderwood, one half of the card’s co-main event. Calderwood’s originally planned opponent, Bec Rawlings, will now battle fellow Aussie Jessica-Rose Clark on the card. Rawlings announced this shakeup...

Nov 8, 2017 6:45 am

VIDEO | Watch the highlights of the unforgettable UFC 217 card in slow motion

Last weekend, the UFC returned to the combat sports Mecca of Madison Square Garden with the ridiculously stacked UFC 217. The card went down as one of the absolute best in the long and illustrious history of the UFC. In the UFC 217 main event, we saw former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre return from...

Nov 8, 2017 6:02 am

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre gives new UFC belt away

Last weekend, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 217 card, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returned to the Octagon after a four year hiatus. Though St-Pierre’s glory days occurred at welterweight, this return to action occurred at middleweight, where he battled reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the divisional crown. St...

Nov 7, 2017 1:41 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Congratulated Rose Namajunas Backstage after UFC 217

Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the build-up to a fight is usually just as frightening as she is inside the cage, but things got especially nasty during the build-up of UFC 217. It was a startling contrast between the way Rose Namajunas handled the situation. Amidst the chaos and whatever happened behind the scenes with Pat Barry,...

Nov 7, 2017 6:36 am

Dana White explains why 2017 has been the UFC’s “best year by a long shot”

Late last week, UFC President Dana White made the surprising claim that, despite the lack of appearances from its biggest stars, the UFC is having it’s biggest year ever. Unsurprisingly, this claim from White generated some criticism from MMA’s discerning fans, who pointed out that Pay-Per-View sales seem to be down. Speaking to the media...

Nov 6, 2017 10:29 am

Daniel Cormier expected to defend light heavyweight title at UFC 220

Daniel Cormier, who was reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion after his UFC 214 foil Jon Jones failed a drug test, is expected to defend his title at UFC 220. His opponent for this card, which is scheduled for January 20 in Boston, Massachusetts, is expected to be the king of the blitzkrieg himself,...