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Jun 10, 2016 11:32 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold forced to be separated backstage

Bisping and Rockhold still going at it after the post fight press conference. pic.twitter.com/Ojiiwlo9O1 — Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) June 5, 2016 In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the first round of their title fight to win the middleweight championship. While many fighters squash their beef after fights,...

Jun 10, 2016 5:00 pm

Chad Mendes flagged for ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

The UFC released a statement on Friday that former UFC featherweight title contender Chad Mendes has been flagged by for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation.” The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) notified the UFC of the potential violation after an out-of-competition drug test was performed on Mendes. The UFC statement read: “The UFC organization was...

Jun 10, 2016 1:52 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz gives back to the youth and rolls with the kid’s class

UFC star Nate Diaz is set to rematch UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in another non-title welterweight bout at UFC 202 in August. Prior to their first match at UFC 196, McGregor made fun of Diaz for teaching kid’s jiu-jitsu classes on weekends to help supplement his income. Diaz later said that he simply looks...

Jun 10, 2016 12:10 pm

Conor McGregor’s reaction to making Forbes 100 list

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was the only MMA fighter to rank in the Forbes list of top 100 highest paid athletes in the last 12 months. While other combat athletes made the list such as Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez, “The Notorious” stands out as the only MMA fighter. With the...


Jun 10, 2016 11:19 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen attributes Luke Rockhold’s loss to one thing

Luke Rockhold lost his UFC middleweight championship title in his first defense against Michael Bisping at UFC 199. Bisping came in with less than two weeks notice after Rockhold’s original opponent Chris Weidman pulled out due to an injury and pulled off the championship victory, knocking out Rockhold in the very first round. Former UFC...

Jun 10, 2016 10:33 am

VIDEO | Hilarious edit of Robbie Lawler talking about Conor McGregor fight

If @Ruthless_RL doesn't scare the 💩 out of you ….. 😱😧 #UFC201 (via WSBTV) A video posted by ufc (@ufc) on Jun 8, 2016 at 5:42pm PDT Recently, during a press conference promoting his UFC 201 fight with Tyrone Woodley, UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler was asked about his thoughts on a potential superfight with...

Jun 10, 2016 10:04 am

Brock Lesnar recalls meeting Muhammad Ali

Earlier this month, tragic news surfaced that boxing legend Muhammad Ali had passed away at the age of 74 after being hospitalized and placed on life support. Friday afternoon there was a funeral procession in Louisville to bring Ali home for a Muslim funeral service. Prior to that, Brock Lesnar spoke to ESPN to recall...

Jun 10, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Valentina Shevchenko breaks silence on shootout in Peru

Several weeks ago, frightening news emerged that UFC women’s bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko was at a restaurant in Peru when a gunfight broke out between armed robbers and her coach. Shevchenko’s coach shot and killed a robber, but was shot himself in the action. While UFC President Dana White wasn’t sure if Shevchenko would fight at...

Jun 10, 2016 9:29 am

PHOTO | Superfan gets Nate Diaz shaved into his head

While some represent their favorite fighters with merchandise, or in some rare cases even a tattoo, one superman decided to get Nate Diaz’ face shaved into his head, along with the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu logo. The Diaz brothers Instagram account shared the photo of the fan’s haircut, which is extremely well done! Check it out: #natediaz...

Jun 10, 2016 9:20 am

Michael Bisping doesn’t want to fight Luke Rockhold or Chris Weidman

This past weekend, Michael Bisping captured the UFC middleweight championship after nearly a decade in the promotion. Bisping, who stepped into the fight on just two weeks notice, went out and knocked out Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their main event scrap. Prior to the fight, Bisping stated that when he won...

Jun 10, 2016 9:07 am

VIDEO | Fedor Emelianenko vs. Mark Coleman (Full fight)

Back in 2006, 29-year old Fedor Emelianenko took on 42-year-old Mark Coleman in a matchup between two of the best heavyweight fighters in MMA. Emelianenko was able to extend his undefeated Pride FC record in the fight as he defeated Coleman via armbar in one of the most iconic fights in MMA history. Re-live the...

Jun 9, 2016 10:09 pm

VIDEO | Controversial post-fight exchange between Michael Bisping & Luke Rockhold

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold to become the UFC middleweight champion. While most fighters squash their beefs post-fight, Rockhold and Bisping continued their feud at the post-fight press conference. Rockhold accused Bisping of being disrespectful post-fight, which Bisping explained was because Rockhold wouldn’t shake his hand a...

Jun 9, 2016 9:55 pm

Brock Lesnar talks Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II

While Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II was initially slated to headline UFC 200 on July 9th, McGregor was pulled from the event after refusing to fulfill his media obligations. To make up for the change, the UFC booked Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II and Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt for the main event...

Jun 9, 2016 12:27 pm

Michael Bisping fires back at Chris Weidman

Shortly after stepping in on short notice for Chris Weidman at UFC 199 and knocking out Luke Rockhold to become the UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping found himself being put on blast by the man he replaced at UFC 199, Chris Weidman. Weidman called Bisping a “bum” and called for a title fight against Bisping...

Jun 9, 2016 11:57 am

Chris Weidman taunts “bum” Michael Bisping

Just several weeks ago, Chris Weidman pulled out of his UFC 199 title fight against Luke Rockhold due to a neck injury. Ultimately, Michael Bisping stepped in on short notice to fight Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199. Bisping went out on just 2-weeks notice and knocked out Rokchold in the very first...

Jun 9, 2016 11:52 am

Report: Brock Lesnar tested by USADA on Wednesday, results to be posted

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is making a return to the Octagon at UFC 200 against KO specialist Mark Hunt. While Lesnar has been waived from the mandatory 4-months of random drug testing by USADA due to an exemption from the UFC, Lesnar is still being tested by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The...

Jun 9, 2016 11:22 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar has a big problem with Colin Cowherd

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is returning to fight in the Octagon once again at UFC 200. The big news was announced on Saturday and the preview for UFC 200 had people going nuts. For a reminder of the former champ’s intimidation factor and sense of humor, here is a little Throwback Thursday clip...

Jun 9, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan reacts to Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, the UFC finally announced the date for the Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz rematch would take place at UFC 202 on August 20th in Las Vegas. Immediately the MMA world went wild with reactions about the fight. UFC commentator Joe Rogan wasted no time in discussing the...

Jun 9, 2016 9:52 am

Here’s how Kimbo Slice wanted to be remembered

Earlier this month, tragic news emerged that famed YouTube brawler and Mixed Martial Artist Kimbo Slice had passed away from heart failure in Florida at the age of 42. Understandably, the combat sports community was devastated about the loss of Slice, and many members of the MMA community began paying tribute to Slice. Interestingly, an...

Jun 9, 2016 9:26 am

Cody Garbrandt blasts Dominick Cruz

This past weekend at UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber had their highly anticipated trilogy fight nearly a decade after their first meeting in the WEC banner. Cruz ended up dominating the fight from start to finish, securing numerous takedowns, and even dropping Faber several times. After the fight Faber revealed that while he...

Jun 9, 2016 9:07 am

Dan Henderson reportedly wants rematch with Michael Bisping

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping stepped in to fight then-UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold on short notice after Chris Weidman pulled out of the fight with a neck injury just 2-weeks before fight night. Bisping went out and won the fight in the very first round to claim the middleweight championship. Earlier on the card,...

Jun 9, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell reacts to Brock Lesnar’s return to MMA

During the UFC 199 broadcast last weekend, it was revealed that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 199 for one fight. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years after he retired on a 2-fight losing streak after losing his heavyweight championship, and then being TKOd by Alistair Overeem....

Jun 9, 2016 8:41 am

Chris Weidman undergoes successful neck surgery

Good news for former middleweight champion Chris Weidman! After being forced to withdraw from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold just two weeks before fight-night, Weidman has now undergone successful neck surgery and is resting at home. MMAFighting broke the news, which revealed that Weidman will begin physical therapy and strength training on Thursday,...

Jun 9, 2016 8:24 am

Michael Bisping shuts down Luke Rockhold: Go earn a rematch

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping finally got his UFC title shot after nearly a decade in the promotion. Bisping capitalized on the opportunity, despite stepping in on just 2 weeks notice, and knocked out middleweight champion Luke Rockhold in the very first round. With both men at one win each, Rockhold believes that an immediate...

Jun 9, 2016 8:13 am

Mark Hunt reacts to Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

It’s been nearly a week since it was revealed that former UFC champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 200. Since then, it has also been revealed that Lesnar will be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt, and that he has been granted an exemption from USADA random drug testing. Ahead of...

Jun 9, 2016 3:05 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler says he would have taken Conor McGregor’s soul if they fought

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was ready to take on the world prior to his fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 196. Talks of a superfight between McGregor and welterweight champion Robbie Lawler were brewing until Nate Diaz handed “The Notorious” his first loss in the UFC. Lawler recently spoke with WSB-TV ahead of UFC...

Jun 8, 2016 4:10 pm

VIDEO | Controversial sparring session between Muay Thai champ and Sage Northcutt

Wednesday afternoon Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad posted on his Instagram about a recent training session he had with UFC welterweight star Sage Northcutt ahead of Northcutt’s UFC 200 fight. The recollection was not a good one, with Grad describing issues with Northcutt’s father, who is also his coach. Grad explained that Northcutt’s father accused...

Jun 8, 2016 3:13 pm

Frank Mir gives his prediction for Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

This past weekend it was revealed during the UFC 199 broadcast that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the UFC to fight Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200 on July 9th. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years, and while there are many who believe Lesnar will make a...