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Sep 22, 2016 10:31 am

Derek Brunson vs. Robert Whittaker targeted for UFC Fight Night 101 in Australia

Coming off of his fourth first-round knockout last weekend and fifth win in a row, UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson is already being scheduled for his next fight. Following his TKO over Uriah Hall last Saturday, Brunson (16-3) is in talks for a fight down under with Robert Whittaker at UFC Fight Night 101 in...

Sep 20, 2016 11:29 am

Al Iaquinta potentially willing to walk away from MMA over UFC contract dispute

Earlier this month, it was announced that #13 ranked UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta would be returning to the Octagon following a layoff that saw him sidelined for a year and a half. The layoff came at the worst possible time for Iaquinta, who was in the midst of a 4-fight win streak that had seen...

Sep 12, 2016 4:52 pm

Fighters react to CM Punks $500k UFC 203 payday

CM Punk cashed out big time for his debut fight in the UFC. Punk brought home $500,000 in disclosed pay, not including Reebok sponsorship money. In contrast, his opponent Mickey Gall, who beat Punk by first round submission, took home an earnest $30,000 ($15k to show, $15k to win). Many fighters took exception to Punk’s...


Apr 2, 2016 11:33 am

Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson reportedly official for UFC 197

Yesterday evening news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 197 title fight with Jon Jones due to an injury. While there was much speculation as to whether the UFC would find a replacement opponent for Jones, or re-schedule Jones vs. Cormier II for a later...

Mar 29, 2016 8:39 am

CM Punk gives update on back injury, UFC debut

After Mickey Gall won his UFC Fight Night 82 scrap against Mike Jackson, it was announced that Jackson would fight CM Punk in Punk’s UFC debut at UFC 200. Shortly after that, Punk announced that he had injured his back and would no longer be able to compete at UFC 200. While so far there...

Nov 10, 2015 11:52 am

Ronaldo and his Brazilian agency part ways with UFC over ‘unfair’ treatment of fighters

Soccer icon Ronaldo Nazario de Lima and his 9ine Sports & Entertainment company have announced that they will no longer be working with the UFC due to “arbitrarily” changing its sponsorship funding rules and fighter remuneration. The marketing company that the retired soccer star is President of, spent the last few years building up stars...

Oct 18, 2015 5:16 pm

UFC Fighters react to “GGG” vs. Lemieux

The worlds of mixed martial arts and boxing clash often, but it usually is not in a positive manner. The debate of which combat sport is superior takes center stage, but it’s not always negative! UFC fighters took to social media on Saturday night when they watched Gennady Golovkin dominate in Madison Square Garden last...

Sep 29, 2015 6:48 am

UFC Fighters React To Rich Franklin’s Retirement

On Monday, former UFC middleweight champion Rich ‘Ace’ Franklin decided to officially announce his retirement. Franklin is a legend in the sport, known as the guy who went from being a high school match teacher to a UFC champion. The guy who earned his nickname, ‘Ace’, for his uncanny resemblance of actor Jim Carrey, went...

Sep 11, 2015 12:01 am

UFC Octagon Girl Instagram Roundup

Happy Friday! Yes it’s the end of the work week for most and the start of a weekend, a weekend full of doing a lot or maybe even doing nothing. Every Friday we do our best to get you all caught up on the action going on with UFC octagon girls, from all around the...

Sep 10, 2015 7:07 am

UFC Fighters React To The Premiere Of TUF: McGregor vs. Faber

  On Wednesday the new season of The Ultimate Fighter premiered, featuring Team Conor McGregor vs. Team Urijah Faber, or Team Europe vs. Team USA. We were introduced to the coaches and of course got that McGregor banter. Faber brought in some humor as well, which was refreshing because it wasn’t all about McGregor talking...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

UFC Fighters React To CM Punk-Pendred Beef, And They’re Taking Sides

If you haven’t heard, UFC fighters CM Punk and Cathal Pendred got into a bit of a spat on Twitter yesterday. The back and forth got pretty ugly, with Punk shaming Pendred for not making as much money as he has and Pendred calling him an actor who wants to try and fight. Needless to...

Aug 2, 2015 9:13 am

Celebrities Congratulate Ronda Rousey on her “UFC 190” Win

Celebrities and athletes from around the world blew Twitter up after they watched Ronda Rousey send Bethe Correia crashing to the mat face-first at “UFC 190”. Everybody from Will Smith to Lil Wayne took to social media to congratulate the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion! The female version of #miketyson @RondaRousey @ufc @#UFC190 #UFCRio — Will...

Jul 14, 2015 4:34 pm

Frank Mir: ‘The UFC Told Me Lesnar Was Coming Back’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been busy preparing for his UFC Fight Night 71 main-event bout with Todd Duffee. Mir, who is coming off a knockout win over “Bigfoot” Silva, recently revealed an interesting story to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani while in attendance at Sunday’s TUF 21 Finale event. According to the heavyweight submission...

Jul 6, 2015 2:17 pm

UFC Fighters React to Gilbert Melendez’s Failed Drug Test

UFC confirmed on Monday afternoon that lightweight Gilbert Melendez has been suspended for a year due to a failed UFC 188 post fight drug test. In an official statement released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, they stated that his urine sample came back positive for “exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites”. UFC fighters took to social...

Jul 5, 2015 5:55 am

UFC Fighters Celebrate Independence Day In Style

Yesterday was Independence Day and fighters of the UFC made sure to be wearing their red, white, and blue. Fighters from Dan Henderson to flyweight Ian McCall shared their patriotism with the world and showed off their pride in style! Check out these pictures below of fighters celebrating the holiday. Happy 4th! Be safe #america...

Jun 26, 2015 4:44 pm

UFC’s Lorenzo Fertitta Releases Statement On Failed MMA Bill

Well, another year and MMA is still illegal in New York. There was a lot of steam and positive feelings built up and ultimately it was the same old same old. The MMA bill did not get passed. Obviously everyone pulling for it is disappointed, including UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. We heard from...

Jun 26, 2015 10:21 am

UFC Officials React To New York’s Failed Attempt At MMA In 2015

Once again, MMA fails in New York. The bill to get that sport legalized in the Big Apple did not get passed yesterday and needless to say, UFC officials weren’t very happy. Especially UFC president Dana White who took to Twitter to call out the ‘corrupt’ politicians. There was a lot of positive vibes floating around,...

Jun 17, 2015 9:38 am

REACTIONS! UFC Fighters React To The 2015 NBA Finals

Check out how the MMA world reacted to the NBA finals last night. The Golden State Warriors were victorious and are now the champions, hooray. UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic is a huge Cavaliers fan, so things didn’t really go his way, but still he managed to find the positive. Someone should probably have a conversation...

May 28, 2015 5:21 pm

UFC Responds To Gender Equality Claims From Female Fighters — OFFICIAL STATEMENT!

Well that didn’t take long. The UFC has released an official statement in regards to recent comments from female fighters claiming the new UFC/Reebok deal is unfair to women. Here’s the official statement: “The new UFC Athlete Outfitting Policy (AOP) equally recognizes each athlete’s tenure in UFC, as well as any bout appearances in the...

May 19, 2015 9:31 am

“UFC 187” Lineup Complete with 2 Title Bouts, 12 fights

“UFC 187” may be barely recognizable from its first incarnation, but the final card is set and this weekend looks stacked! The card takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and will feature two championship bouts. The fights will take place on pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass....

May 18, 2015 6:20 pm

UH-OH! Daniel Cormier On Cutting Weight For UFC 187: ‘I Was Panicking’

Daniel Cormier will get a second shot at the UFC light-heavyweight title when he meets Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 this Saturday. Cormier was given the fight on short notice because of the Jon Jones ordeal. He was planning on fighting in June against Ryan Bader, but instead realized he would have to cut down...

May 15, 2015 11:40 am

UH-OH! UFC Back Under Federal Investigation

The Federal Trade Commission opened a case against Zuffa Inc., the parent company of the UFC, back in 2012 for violations of regulations following their buyout of Strikeforce in 2011. Now, the FTC have apparently re-opened their case against Zuffa and is questioning several high-profile members of the mixed martial arts world about their practices....

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

May 10, 2015 11:18 am

REPORT! Reebok Will Be The Only Apparel Company Allowed At UFC Fan Expo

  Fans planning to attend the UFC Fan Expo may want to know that because of the new Reebok/UFC deal, no other apparel providers will be allowed at the convention. This piece of information came from one of those other companies who sent out a tweet detailing an email form the UFC. Check it out...

May 10, 2015 8:48 am

UFC Fight Night 65 Numbers! Attendance And Gate Revealed

Last night UFC Fight Night: Adelaide went down. The card put on an exciting show from start to finish with several first round finishes and back and forth battles. At the post-fight press conference, the UFC’s Tom Wright announced the attendance numbers for the evening (morning in Australia). The announced attendance was 7,984, with a...

May 10, 2015 7:08 am

UFC Boss Thinks Miocic vs. Hunt ‘Could Have Been Stopped Sooner’

Well instead of UFC president Dana White at the podium, we had Tom Wright, the man in charge of overseeing UFC’s Canada, New Zealand and Australia operations. During the post-fight press conference Wright said that in his opinion the fight between Stipe Miocic and Mark Hunt could have ended sooner. Here’s what he said. “They...

May 10, 2015 6:35 am

UFC Fighters React To Stipe Miocic’s One-Sided Beatdown Of Mark Hunt

Check out what other UFC fighters had to say about last nights main event between Stipe Miocic and Mark Hunt. . @markhunt1974 is not human. @UFCFightPass — Dana White (@danawhite) May 10, 2015 So proud of you @stipemiocicufc love my team . #Cleveland — Jessica Eye (@jessicaevileye) May 10, 2015 I will always be a...