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Jun 8, 2016 10:13 am

Anthony Pettis planning drop to featherweight

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis has gone through a rough patch in the Octagon. After losing his UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185, Pettis dropped back to back decisions to Eddie Alvarez and most recently Edson Barboza. Given the 3-fight losing streak, Pettis feels as though it’s time for...

Jun 8, 2016 9:58 am

Junior dos Santos sounds off on Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

The MMA world was taken by surprise during the UFC 199 broadcast when it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon for a fight at UFC 200. After a brief period of uncertainty, it was revealed that Lesnar would be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt in a...

Jun 8, 2016 9:17 am

Fedor Emelianenko comments on the return of Brock Lesnar

When it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning to MMA for UFC 200, no opponent was immediately listed for the bout, however it was revealed that Lesnar’s fight would be the co-main event of UFC 200. Given that no opponent was listed, and that Lesnar’s fight was listed as the co-main event, many...

Jun 8, 2016 8:37 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping bashes Luke Rockhold, talks retirement

This past weekend at UFC 199, Michael Bisping defeated Luke Rockhold and claimed the middleweight championship with a 1st round knockout. At the post-fight press conference after the bout, the pair continued their heated rivalry as Rockhold threatened to kill Bisping. In the wake of the action packed event, Bisping spoke to TMZ to discuss...


Jun 8, 2016 1:54 am

Brock Lesnar waived from mandatory four-month USADA drug testing

A lot has changed in the UFC since Brock Lesnar last fought at UFC 141 back in 2011. For one, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in now a part of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy for competition. For eligibility to compete, fighters must notify the UFC of their intent to fight four months ahead of...

Jun 7, 2016 2:23 pm

PHOTO | Jose Aldo reacts to injury rumors

Tuesday morning the MMA world was caught off guard as rumors began surfacing that former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had injured himself in training, and would be unable to compete in his scheduled UFC 200 matchup against Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight championship on July 9th. Following the rumors, updates then began emerging...

Jun 7, 2016 10:46 am

VIDEO | Bellator MMA: In Focus with Kimbo Slice

Many are still shocked to find out that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice has died at the age of 42. On Monday, TMZ reported that Kimbo was admitted to a hospital near his home in Florida. Later that day, news spread that Kimbo had passed away. Dive deeper into Kimbo’s life with Bellator...

Jun 7, 2016 9:58 am

Luke Rockhold reflects on loss to Michael Bisping

This past Saturday in the main event of UFC 199, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping squared off for Rockhold’s middleweight title in what was a highly anticipated rematch. Bisping, who stepped in for Chris Weidman on just 2 weeks notice, managed to capitalize on Rockhold’s overconfidence, and knocked the champ out cold in the first...

Jun 7, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar talks MMA retirement in 2011, return in 2016

Back at UFC 141, Brock Lesnar returned to the Octagon against Alistair Overeem following surgery for diverticulitis. Lesnar lost in the very first round, and subsequently retired from MMA. During the UFC 199 broadcast, it was revealed through a UFC 200 promo that Brock Lesnar will be returning to the Octagon in the co-main event...

Jun 7, 2016 12:41 am

MMA community reacts to the death of Kimbo Slice

Tragic and shocking news blazed over the Internet when it became known that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, died after being admitted to a hospital in Florida late Monday. The 42-year-old Internet sensation turned MMA star had an intimidating look and character that captivated the attention of people around the world, but the...

Jun 6, 2016 7:47 pm

Kimbo Slice tragically passes away at age 42

42-year-old Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice passed away late Monday. TMZ initially reported that Ferguson was admitted to a hospital near his home in Coral Springs, Florida on Monday. ESPN’s Billy Corben acknowledged Ferguson’s death late Monday on twitter. RIP @KimboSlice: a 305 original, a true fighter, a one-of-a-kind Miami legend pic.twitter.com/NTvwDf1uTE —...

Jun 6, 2016 9:44 am

PHOTO | Michael Bisping bashes Luke Rockhold on social media once again

You would think that after throwing down in the Octagon twice, newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former champion Luke Rockhold would have settled their differences. Bisping realized his dream on Saturday night at UFC 199, knocking Rockhold out in the very first round and became the UFC middleweight champion. It is very...

Jun 6, 2016 8:59 am

Pros react to the Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt fight announcement

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Lesnar has not competed in mixed martial arts since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. The former champions...

Jun 5, 2016 3:10 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 opening odds

During Saturday night’s UFC 199 pay-per-view card in Los Angeles it was announced that a rematch between current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz had been booked to headline August’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas. Despite coming out victorious in their first encounter at UFC 196, Nate Diaz has...

Jun 4, 2016 10:56 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping vs. Luke Rockhold (Highlights)

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping finally got his middleweight title shot after nearly a decade in the UFC. Bisping, who stepped in on just 2 weeks notice, was able to knockout Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their scrap to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Catch the highlights from...

Jun 4, 2016 10:52 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber (Highlights)

In the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber finally had their trilogy fight nearly a decade after the pair’s first bout under the WEC banner. In the pair’s rubber match at UFC 199, Cruz showed why he is the best bantamweight on the planet as he dominated Faber over the course...

Jun 4, 2016 10:45 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping & Luke Rockhold Octagon interviews

Saturday evening in Inglewood, California, Michael Bisping stepped into the Octagon to compete for the middleweight championship after 10 years in the UFC. Bisping finished middleweight champion Luke Rockhold in the very first round with incredibly impressive pinpoint striking to become the new UFC middleweight champion. In the video above you can see both Bisping...

Jun 4, 2016 10:38 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz ‘Stockton Slaps’ Dana White

When UFC President Dana White visited Stockton California recently to meet with Nate Diaz to discuss a rematch with Conor McGregor, Diaz got to use his signature ‘Stockton Slap’ on his boss. The clip surfaced following the UFC 199 Pay-Per View, during which it was announced that Diaz vs. McGregor II would go down at...

Jun 4, 2016 9:44 am

Dominick Cruz discusses new weigh-in procedure in California

Prior to UFC 199, fighters had the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the course of the day on weigh-in day rather than at the official weigh-ins later in the day. The idea is that by giving fighters the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the day, they will be able to rehydrate better before their fights Saturday night....

Jun 4, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | Dana White discusses new weigh-in procedure

Fight fans were rather confused Friday afternoon during the UFC 199 weigh-ins when fighters skipped stepping on the scales to weigh-in, and went straight to staredowns after having their pre-recorded weights read. Under the new California weigh-in policy, fighters have a period of several hours in which they can weigh-in earlier in the day. The...

Jun 3, 2016 1:51 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘I laid out the blueprint of what should be happening right now’

Nate Diaz got the biggest payday of his career after he fought Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Prior to Diaz getting the fight with McGregor on short notice, the product of Stockton sent out a blaring message in his post-fight Octagon interview after beating Michael Johnson. Diaz addressed “The Notorious” with profane language that caught...

Jun 3, 2016 12:48 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping: I am an actor, Conor McGregor is not

Michael Bisping could be having the best two weeks of his life as he approaches his first UFC title shot on Saturday against the champion Luke Rockhold. Bisping got the title fight with just over two weeks notice after former champion Chris Weidman pulled out of the fight with Rockhold due to injury. Bisping was...

Jun 3, 2016 12:15 pm

Dana White says If you are fighter complaining about money, it’s your own fault

Fighter pay is always a hot topic. UFC President Dana White is always included in the subject and recently spoke about it as Colin Cowherd brought it up with White during his Thursday appearance on “The Herd.” “When you’re the boss . . . you’re never going to be the most popular guy,” White said....

Jun 3, 2016 10:00 am

Luke Rockhold believes he’s the uncrowned P4P king

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold‘s confidence is at an all time high heading into UFC 199 this Saturday in Inglewood California. The middleweight champ has stated repeatedly that he believes he is on another level in comparison to his middleweight peers. Ahead of his rematch with Michael Bisping, Rockhold spoke after open workouts to explain...

Jun 3, 2016 9:47 am

Dan Henderson ‘could be talked into retirement for another job’

Ahead of UFC 199 this Saturday, many are wondering just how long Dan Henderson has left in the sport before he finally makes the decision to retire. After fighting for nearly two decades without mentioning retirement, ahead of his UFC 199 scrap against Hector Lombard, Henderson has finally opened the door to retirement talks. He...