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Oct 29, 2016 9:09 am

Dana White: UFC 205 has already set Madison Square Garden gate record

Earlier this year, the MMA community rejoiced as New York became the last state to finally legalize MMA. The announcement of MMA’s legalization in New York was followed up by an announcement from the UFC in which is was announced that they would be hosting UFC 205 at the historic arena. Now, with just over...

Oct 18, 2016 7:07 pm

Urijah Faber vs. Brad “One Punch” Pickett targeted for UFC on FOX 22

Longtime UFC stand-out Urijah Faber still has plenty of fight left in him, and will be locking horns with Brad “One Punch” Pickett at UFC on FOX 22 in Sacramento on December 17. Faber will look to avoid his first three-fight losing streak in his entire career. “The California Kid” has dropped his last two...

Sep 27, 2016 3:56 pm

Nate Diaz reacts to Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 press conference

Monday evening, the UFC announced that Conor McGregor & Eddie Alvarez would square off in the main event of UFC 205 for Alvarez’ lightweight championship. The event will not only be a historic one, it will give McGregor the opportunity to enter the UFC record books as only the third man to hold a UFC...

Sep 21, 2016 10:26 am

UFC Official Refutes Dana White’s Claim about UFC 205

UFC 205, which is scheduled for November 12 in New York City, is still without an official main event. The impression, however, has long been that the the card’s main event spot would be filled by a lightweight title fight between Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor. Last night, this possibility was stamped out by a...

Sep 15, 2016 6:14 am

Stefan Struve gets a new opponent for UFC 204

Coming off a blistering 16-second knockout win over Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva, Stefan Struve is looking to build on that momentum at UFC 204 in October. ‘The Skyscraper’ almost didn’t get the chance however after his original opponent Ruslan Magomedov was forced off of the card with a staph infection. Now, it appears Struve will remain...

Sep 13, 2016 5:40 am

Will Brooks defends CM Punk’s UFC 203 payday: “Get your own”

Former Bellator champion and current UFC lightweight ‘Ill’ Will Brooks may be one of the few fighters actually defending CM Punk’s massive payday at UFC 203 on Saturday. Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk, took home $500,000 in disclosed pay in a losing effort to Mickey Gall, who submitted the former WWE superstar in a...

Jul 21, 2016 8:48 am

UFC co-founder: Bellator stars are the guys I started with 20 years ago

While the UFC undoubtably is the largest MMA promotion in the United States, if not the world, Bellator MMA has continued to grow in popularity among MMA fans. The promotion recently just held its Bellator 158 event in London, and is already preparing to hold their Bellator 159 event this Friday. On the heels of...

Jun 11, 2016 11:16 am

Latest UFC 200 odds one month out from fight night

In just under one month, fight fans will witness a historic night of action in Las Vegas at UFC 200. The event, which features two title fights, an interim title fight, and the return of Brock Lesnar, will go down on July 9th, and leave fight fans in awe. With just under one month to...

Jun 8, 2016 10:20 am

Ariel Helwani disputes Joe Rogan’s explanation of the UFC vs. Helwani

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani made the headlines himself after he made it known that he was kicked out of UFC 199 and “banned for life” after breaking the news of Brock Lesnar’s return at UFC 200 before the promotion could make their big announcement. UFC color commentator Joe Rogan reacted to the news of the...

May 19, 2016 9:29 am

UFC 197 estimated pay-per view numbers are in

While UFC 197 served as the highly anticipated return of Jon Jones, and was also another dominant performance for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, the event fell a bit short in terms of pay-per view buys considering Jones was fighting for the first time in nearly two years. According to MMAFighting, the event did between...

May 12, 2016 9:50 am

Vitor Belfort has high praise for Jacare Souza ahead of UFC 198

Ahead of UFC 198 this Saturday in Curitiba, Brazil, where Vitor Belfort and Jacare Souza will square off in a fight that many believe to be a middleweight #1 contender fight, ‘The Phenom’ has high praise for his opponent. He spoke to media members, as transcribed by MMAFighting: “I have my eyes on ‘Jacare’ only....

May 11, 2016 8:47 am

Uriah Hall pulled from UFC 198

Tuesday night unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 matchup with Uriah Hall this Saturday due to a problem with his gallbladder. It was revealed that Silva would need to undergo surgery to have his gallbladder removed on Wednesday. Wednesday morning an update was...

May 10, 2016 2:50 pm

BJ Penn releases statement regarding being on UFC 199 prelims

Tuesday afternoon news broke that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn’s fight against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 would take place on the televised prelims, as opposed to the Pay-Per View section of the card, as many expected. According to MMAFighting, Penn vs. Siver will serve as the main event of the preliminary card before...

Apr 21, 2016 9:10 am

UFC fighters react to Conor McGregor’s statement

On Thursday, Conor McGregor broke his silence regarding his retirement, revealing that he is not retiring and will not vacate the featherweight championship, but will not do a world tour for UFC 200. McGregor will stand firm on his refusal to do a world tour in order to focus on training. with the ball now...

Apr 19, 2016 9:13 am

UFC releases three fighters

The UFC has once again cut several fighters from their active roster. While the UFC has yet to officially announce any of the releases, the account which broke the news is a very reputable one, which uses a program which detects when fighters are deleted from the UFC’s active roster on UFC.com. [Deleted] Emily Peters...

Mar 29, 2016 2:07 am

Odds released for UFC 198 card including Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs. Leslie Smith

Big news broke on Monday when the UFC revealed that Cris “Cyborg” Justino would be making her UFC debut at UFC 198 in her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. Odds for “Cyborg’s” 140 pound catchweight fight with Leslie Smith were recently released by 5Dimes Sportsbook. Leslie Smith +600 Cristiane Justino -1200 Over 1.5...

Mar 19, 2016 8:29 pm

Stephen Thompson on fight with Rory Mac: “I don’t know what the UFC was thinking”

When Stephen Thompson defeated former UFC welterweight title holder Johny Hendricks via first-round TKO at last month’s UFC Fight Night 82 event, he was hoping that the UFC would grant him with a title shot against current champ Robbie Lawler. Instead, the UFC opted to match “Wonder Boy” up against former title challenger and ‘close friend’ Rory...

Mar 15, 2016 10:47 pm

Bellator snatches Mitrione from the UFC and PR cracks Reebok joke

Bellator signs Mitrione and PR cracks jokes at #UFC along the way. pic.twitter.com/gfHKad4p8o — Paul Gift (@MMAanalytics) March 14, 2016 Mitrione holds an MMA record of 9-5 all of which was in the UFC. After negotiations for a contract extension with the UFC fell thru Bellator stepped up and got the nod. Mat has lost...

Feb 23, 2016 1:31 pm

UFC having issues booking Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor

While it had been rumored that Nate Diaz would be getting the vacant UFC 196 slot against Conor McGregor, now it appears as though they’re having some issues booking the fight on such short notice. McGregor was supposed to face Rafael dos Anjos in a lightweight bout for the UFC lightweight championship. Given that McGregor...

Feb 4, 2016 9:45 am

Dana White on Conor McGregor’s chances at UFC 196: “I don’t see how he wins”

.@ufc President @danawhite tells @anezbitt he doesn't see how @TheNotoriousMMA could win his next fight.https://t.co/C6hU5npDbK — AtTheBuzzer (@TheBuzzerOnFOX) February 4, 2016 When it was announced that Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship, McGregor made it clear that he believed he wants the welterweight championship...

Nov 18, 2015 9:53 pm

Fertitta predicts UFC 193 is 2nd best-selling UFC PPV ever

UFC 193 was without a doubt an action packed night. From Mark Hunt’s 1st round KO win over Bigfoot Silva, to Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s 5 round war with Valerie Letourneau, and of course Holly Holm’s flawless performance against Ronda Rousey. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta believes that the event will be the 2nd best-selling UFC PPV of...

Oct 21, 2015 8:16 pm

Fighters react to Joseph Duffy’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ withdrawal

News broke Wednesday afternoon that Joseph Duffy had been forced off of the ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ card due to a concussion sustained during training. The UFC offered his opponent, Dustin Poirier, the opportunity to fight Norman Parke instead, however Poirier declined the fight. Conor McGregor, who defeated Poirier last year, also offered to step...

Oct 21, 2015 3:07 pm

BREAKING: Joseph Duffy injured, out of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event

News broke this afternoon that UFC lightweight Joseph Duffy has been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier this Saturday as a result of a concussion sustained during training earlier this week. The UFC released a statement on the news moments ago via UFC.com revealing that Paddy Holohan...