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Jan 31, 2017 8:37 am

Jorge Masvidal is down for an “easy money” fight with Conor McGregor

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, American Top Team staple Jorge Masvidal secured one of the best wins of his career by knocking out Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone – arguably twice in one fight. This massive defeat of Cowboy followed a strange, but undeniably dominant defeat of Jake Ellenberger,...

Jan 31, 2017 6:21 am

Artem Lobov: Conor McGregor would beat Manny Pacquiao in “one or two rounds”

Over the last few months, the combat sports world has been abuzz with the possibility of a boxing mega fight between MMA superstar Conor McGregor and semi-retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather. Yet while this mammoth showdown appears to be closer to fruition than ever, it is still blocked by a number of massive hurdles. As the...

Jan 31, 2017 5:45 am

Dana White: Ronda Rousey is “probably done” fighting

In November of 2015, dominant women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was knocked stiff by a second-round Holly Holm head-kick. This shocking upset loss was followed by a long stretch of inactivity, during which many members of the MMA community wondered whether or not the former champ would ever return to the cage. Eventually, of course,...

Jan 30, 2017 1:34 pm

Opening odds favor TJ Dillashaw to take the bantamweight title from Cody Garbrandt

Late last year, in the co-main event of UFC 207, Cody Garbrandt wrested the UFC bantamweight title from the waist of Dominick Cruz with a surprisingly dominant unanimous decision win. Several weeks thereafter, we learned that Garbrandt would coach the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter against former teammate TJ Dillashaw, which of course implies...


Jan 30, 2017 11:14 am

Francis Ngannou calls for fight with Cain Velasquez

Last Saturday, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Colorado, French-Cameroonian heavyweight prospect Francis Ngannou faced the biggest test of his career in former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. The rising star passed this test with flying colors, thumping Arlovski to a first round TKO victory. With this win, Ngannou continues his...

Jan 30, 2017 8:45 am

Radio host Jason Ellis is campaigning for a fight with CM Punk

In September of 2016, pro wrestling star CM Punk made his long-awaited first steps into the Octagon against young prospect Mickey Gall. Punk did so with little in the way of martial arts experience – and it showed. Seconds into the first round, he was plowed to the mat by his young foe, where he...

Jan 30, 2017 6:52 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier says Ronda Rousey will never be dominant again

Late last year, in the main event of UFC 207, former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returned to the cage for the first time since she was turned off by a Holly Holm head-kick more than a year earlier. She did so against the division’s reigning queen, Amanda Nunes. Unfortunately for Rousey and her hordes...

Jan 30, 2017 6:35 am

Julianna Peña releases statement after submission loss to Valentina Shevchenko

On Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Julianna Peña stepped into the cage with dangerous Kyrgyzstani striker Valentina Shevchenko. She entered this bout on an impressive four-fight win-streak, and if she’d extended that streak to five with a win over Shevchenko, she would have earned herself a shot...

Jan 30, 2017 6:07 am

EXCLUSIVE | Jorge Masvidal: If Demian Maia wants to get that ass whooped, I’m here

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in Denver, Colorado with UFC on Fox 23. In the evening’s co-main event, hometown hero Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone looked to extend his welterweight record to 5-0 with a win over the ever-dangerous Jorge Masvidal. Masvidal, however, had other plans. After very nearly finishing Cowboy in the first, the...

Jan 29, 2017 1:11 pm

Dominick Cruz shuts down Assuncao callout, says he wants a title shot next

In the penultimate fight of the UFC on Fox 23 undercard, long-time bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao scored a crucial win over Aljamain Sterling. In a post fight interview with UFC reporter Megan Olivi, the Brazilian talent was asked who he’d like to take on next. After a moment of consideration, he made a courteous callout...

Jan 29, 2017 11:31 am

VIDEO | Jason Knight explains callout of Doo Ho Choi: I’m here to be a crowd-pleaser

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in picturesque Denver, Colorado with UFC on Fox 23. With finishes in all four main card fights, this event was an absolute thriller. The first of these exciting main card bouts saw rising featherweight Jason Knight take on 14-fight UFC veteran Alex Caceres in what was arguably the...

Jan 29, 2017 9:49 am

Jorge Masvidal on Cowboy win: I’ll take the double knockout

Last night, the UFC returned to Denver, Colorado with UFC on Fox 23. With eight exciting stoppages among the 12 fights on the bill, this Denver card was a downright thriller. Perhaps the most thrilling moment of the entire card, however, occurred in the co-main event, where Strikeforce veteran Jorge Masvidal delivered an upset by...

Jan 29, 2017 8:36 am

Dana White on Amanda Nunes’ featherweight goals: pump the brakes

Late last year, in the main event of UFC 207, Amanda Nunes made her first defense of the women’s bantamweight title with a 48-second destruction of returning former champ Ronda Rousey. Shortly after this win, the champ began campaigning for a fight with the winner of UFC’s upcoming inaugural women’s featherweight title fight, which will pit...

Jan 29, 2017 6:50 am

Pros react to Valentina Shevchenko’s submission of Julianna Pena

Last night, the UFC touched down in The Mile-High City, Denver, Colorado, with UFC on Fox 23. This 12-fight card was an epic one, as a whopping eight of its bouts ended with stoppages, including the evening’s main event, which pitted Kyrgyzstani striker Valentina Shevchenko against American grappling specialist Julianna Peña. In advance of this...

Jan 29, 2017 6:03 am

Pros react to Francis Ngannou’s crushing KO of Andrei Arlovski

Last night, the UFC returned to beautiful Denver, Colorado with UFC on Fox 23, a 12-fight card highlighted by some epic finishes and significant upsets. One of the most memorable moments of the event took place on the main card, when rising prospect Francis Ngannou took on former champion Andrei Arlovski in a compelling heavyweight...

Jan 28, 2017 9:01 pm

Floyd Mayweather responds to Conor McGregor’s comments

Floyd Mayweather Jr discusses Conor McGregor's PPV Interview comments @TheNotoriousMMA pic.twitter.com/6PBj3u967R — Fancy Combat (@FancyCombat) January 29, 2017 Saturday afternoon, UFC superstar Conor McGregor held a pay-per view interview with Ariel Helwani to discuss many things, the most notable of course being his potential boxing superfight with Floyd Mayweather. McGregor stated during the course of...

Jan 28, 2017 10:14 am

Conor McGregor reportedly turns down WWE Wrestlemania offer

UFC superstar Conor McGregor certainly has quite a bit of widespread appeal. The Irish superstar has continued to make himself known not only in the combat sports community, but also to the general public, as he has repeatedly made headlines throughout the course of his rapid ascent to fame. While Conor McGregor has never made...

Jan 28, 2017 9:21 am

Dana White gives bold prediction for Francis Ngannou

Saturday night on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’, streaking heavyweight contender Francis ‘The Predator’ Ngannou will face former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski in a highly anticipated showdown. There’s no secret that the fight is undoubtably the biggest of Ngannou’s career, taking a step up from fighting unranked heavyweights, to fighting #7...

Jan 27, 2017 11:22 pm

Daniel Cormier explains why he’s glad he made Gina Carano mad

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier made waves recently when he called out WMMA pioneer Gina Carano for her advice to Ronda Rousey following her UFC 207 loss to Amanda Nunes to close out 2016. Carano stated that Rousey should follow what she wants to do, insinuating that she should follow her passion for acting,...

Jan 27, 2017 11:05 pm

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masivdal staredown gets intense

CERRONE vs MASVIDAL!!! Tomorrow night on FOX! pic.twitter.com/67HTtMZkrO — Dana White (@danawhite) January 28, 2017 The ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masvidal scrap is continuing to become more and more intense! On Saturday night at ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’, fight fans will tune in for a highly anticipated showdown in the co-main...

Jan 27, 2017 10:21 pm

Jacare Souza blasts Michael Bisping

Top ranked UFC middleweight contender Michael Bisping may currently be on a tear of the UFC’s middleweight division, going on a 5-fight winning streak throughout 2015 and 2016 that saw him pick up wins over CB Dollaway, Thales Leites, and Anderson Silva before then picking up a short-notice win over Luke Rockhold to win the...

Jan 27, 2017 9:58 pm

Anderson Silva wants Michael Bisping rematch, but not in England

In early 2016, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped into the Octagon to fight UFC veteran Michael Bisping in a highly anticipated middleweight clash in London, England. The fight, while certainly a thrilling one, came with quite a bit of controversy. At the end of the third round, Bisping had lost his mouthguard; when...

Jan 27, 2017 1:33 pm

Stephen Thompson responds to Tyron Woodley claiming he’s the most hated champion

Recently, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley controversially stated that he was the most hated champion in the UFC, and had been treated worse than any other UFC champion. Woodley explained why he believed race played a key factor in the unfair treatment, noting that former UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was quickly vilified...

Jan 27, 2017 12:08 pm

Daniel Cormier vows to knock Rumble Johnson out

In the main event of UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon to defend his title belt for the second time as he once again will meet heavy handed knockout artist Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. Cormier announced the matchup earlier in the week during an appearance on Fox Sports 1’s...