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Feb 14, 2018 6:00 am

UFC veterans Kyoji Horiguchi and Ian McCall to battle in the Rizin ring

After blasting through the 2017 Rizin bantamweight Grand Prix to capture bantamweight gold, former UFC flyweight title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi now has another momentous challenge to look forward to: a battle with fellow UFC veteran Ian McCall. The pair will collide in Fukuoka, Japan on May 6. McCall announced this awesome booking on his official...

Feb 11, 2018 6:51 am

Israel Adesanya compares his UFC debut to Conor McGregor’s

Though it was shamefully under-promoted, one of the most hyped UFC debuts in recent memory occurred last night on the UFC 221 undercard, as “The Last Style Bender” Israel Adesanya stepped into the Octagon for the first time. Despite a tough first round, throughout which he was taken down and controlled by his opponent Rob...

Feb 5, 2018 4:32 pm

Mario Yamasaki issues statement following controversial co-main event at UFC Belem

Mario Yamasaki issues statement following controversial co-main event at UFC Belem. Mixed martial arts referee Mario Yamasaki faced a ton of criticism following his controversial stoppage in the co-main event of last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 125 event in Belem, Brazil. The veteran referee allowed flyweight newcomer Priscila Cachoeira to take a lot of damage...

Feb 4, 2018 10:21 am

Mario Yamasaki and UFC should share blame for Priscila Cachoeira’s prolonged beating

Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko could not have been more impressive in her Saturday night flyweight debut, out-landing her opponent Priscila Cachoeira by a 230-3 margin en-route to a second-round submission win. Regrettably, much of the buzz surrounding this fight has been negative, as the widespread perception is that referee Mario Yamasaki let this...

Feb 4, 2018 5:59 am

UFC President Dana White trashes “incompetent” Mario Yamasaki after Shevchenko-Cachoeira fight

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Belem, Brazil, former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko made her debut in the new UFC women’s flyweight division opposite Brazil’s Priscila Cachoeira. The fight wasn’t close. From the opening bell, Shevchenko was an absolute predator, eating her opponent alive en route to...

Feb 3, 2018 8:17 pm

Breaking! Frankie Edgar says he will still be at UFC 222 this March

Breaking! Frankie Edgar says he will still be at UFC 222 this March! Earlier today ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke some unfortunate news that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and was forced out of his scheduled main event title fight with Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las...

Feb 3, 2018 6:23 pm

Max Holloway issues first social media post following removal from UFC 222 main event

Max Holloway issues first social media post following removal from UFC 222 main event! Earlier today terrible news shook the mixed martial arts world as ESPN’s Brett Okamoto announced that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to compete at March’s UFC 222 pay-per-view event. Max...

Feb 3, 2018 5:57 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor takes a shot at Max Holloway following UFC 222 removal

Conor McGregor takes a shot at Max Holloway following UFC 222 removal! Earlier today ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the unfortunate news that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and was forced out of his scheduled UFC 222 title fight with Frankie Edgar. Immediately following Okamoto’s report, MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani announced that the...

Jan 31, 2018 8:18 am

UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker: I’m back

A little over a week ahead of Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero’s UFC 221 interim middleweight title fight, the UFC’s undisputed middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has shared a very positive update. Whittaker was originally expected to defend his title against Rockhold in the main event of UFC 221, but was forced out of the fight...

Jan 28, 2018 6:26 am

UFC Charlotte bonuses: “Jacare”, two others leave town with an extra $50K

Last night, the UFC touched down in Charlotte, North Carolina with UFC on Fox 27, an exciting 12-fight card. In the wake of this UFC Charlotte event, the UFC handed out several customary bonuses of $50,000  – two for the best performances of the night, and one apiece for the fighters involved in the best...

Jan 23, 2018 2:42 pm

Chad Mendes Teases His Upcoming UFC Return

A lot has changed since Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo. He left the division and a path for Max Holloway, all the while who was leaving a path of destruction behind him. Holloway didn’t let another loss appear on his record after his loss to McGregor, eventually dethroning Aldo himself and successfully defending against...

Jan 23, 2018 9:51 am

Joe Rogan speculates that Francis Ngannou didn’t train grappling for UFC 220

Last Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 220, Francis Ngannou’s hype train came to a skittering halt, as he was out-wrestled, out-paced, and altogether out-fought by UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic. In the pre-fight promotion for this bout, Ngannou was sold as an unparalleled force of destruction, an unstoppable behemoth, the second coming...

Jan 21, 2018 9:33 am

Volkan Oezdemir has classy reaction to first UFC loss

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 220, Volkan Oezdemir attempted to succeed where 20 other men have failed, and defeat Daniel Cormier. Despite a strong start, Oezdemir quickly fell victim to Cormier’s incredible pressure and wrestling, and ultimately succumbed to a second-round TKO. This loss is Oezdemir’s first in the UFC. Apparently, however,...

Jan 20, 2018 6:52 pm

Dana White gives decisive answer on CM Punk’s UFC future

Ever since former pro wrestler CM Punk was dominated in his MMA debut by Mickey Gall, we’ve been wondering if he’ll everget back into the cage. From the sounds of it, Punk will not only participate in a second bout, but it’ll actually occur in the UFC’s Octagon, where he came up short in his...

Jan 14, 2018 6:58 pm

Vitor Belfort is waiting to be paid for cancelled fight, demands respect from UFC

If things had gone according to plan, MMA legend Vitor Belfort would have fought the last fight of his career opposite Uriah Hall in the co-main event of tonight’s UFC St. Louis card. Regrettably, Hall was hospitalized as the result of his weight cut, which nixed Belfort’s retirement plans. Though Belfort has made it clear...

Jan 10, 2018 7:13 pm

PHOTO | Check out the official Poster for UFC 221!

UFC 221 on February 11 returns to Australia when they touch down in Perth for the first time! Headlining the event will be UFC Middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker in his first title defense against the former UFC and Strikeforce champion, Luke Rockhold. Today we got the release of the official poster thanks to Marcel Dorff. Robert...

Jan 10, 2018 6:28 pm

Sara McMann fills in for Tonya Evinger, takes on Marion Reneau at UFC on Fox 28

It appears there has been a change of plans! Initially, Sara McMann and Invicta FC Bantamweight champion, Yana Kunitskaya had both announced that they were fighting each other next at UFC on Fox 28 in Orlando, Florida on February 24. But since then, Marion Reneau vs former Invicta Bantamweight champ and recent UFC Featherweight title...

Jan 7, 2018 12:36 pm

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou: Knockouts To Inspire – UFC 220 Documentary

Francis Ngannou: Knockouts To Inspire – UFC 220 Documentary In the above video, MMANytt‘s Jim Edwards takes a trip to France for an in-depth interview with surging UFC heavyweight contender Francis “The Predator” Ngannou. Ngannou and his coach are confident that they will successfully strip Stipe Miocic of his “Baddest man on the planet” title...

Jan 4, 2018 6:40 pm

Report | John Dodson vs Pedro Munhoz on for UFC Belem

UFC Fight Night 125 in Belem, Brazil is nearing completion! Today, Combate reported another fight between potential Bantamweights contenders Pedro Munhoz and former two-time Flyweight title challenger, John “the Magician” Dodson. John Dodson last fought at UFC Fight Night 120 when he took on Marlon Moraes and lost by split decision. Dodson has gone 2-2...

Jan 1, 2018 9:23 am

Mackenzie Dern gets booked for UFC debut

Mackenzie Dern, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace who has carved out a solid 5-0 record as a professional mixed martial artist, has finally signed with the UFC. The bright young prospect will make her long-awaited Octagon debut at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her opponent will be Ashley Yoder. This news...

Dec 31, 2017 6:03 am

UFC 219: Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm full fight video highlights

Last night, the UFC closed out the year 2017 with UFC 219, a stacked card out of Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event of this anticipated pay-per-view, UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg attempted her first title defense opposite former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. In advance of this fight, Holm was considered...

Dec 26, 2017 4:16 pm

PHOTO | Khabib Nurmagomedov appears to be in amazing shape ahead of UFC 219

It has been over one year since we have seen Khabib Nurmagomedov compete in the Octagon. The current number 2 UFC ranked lightweight last fought at UFC 205 against Michael Johnson winning with a kimura submission in the third round. Nurmagomedov was scheduled to fight Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC lightweight title at UFC...

Dec 24, 2017 10:23 am

Donald Cerrone has a message for every lightweight and welterweight on the UFC roster!

Donald Cerrone has a message for every lightweight and welterweight on the UFC roster! The former lightweight title challenger, Donald Cerrone, took to Instagram yesterday evening where he posted the following video at his BMF Ranch. Saturday night working on my new @bmfranch sauna 🧖🏽‍♂️ Really I’m looking and waiting for a fight the guy...