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Sep 1, 2016 10:22 am

Rankings Report: Pettis and PVZ take big jumps

The rankings are in following last Saturday’s UFC on FOX  card in Vancouver, and things are looking up for two fighter’s whose previous losses had pushed them out of the top 10 in their weight classes. Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis reclaimed his spot as a top 10 fighter after being knocked out of the rankings at lightweight...

Sep 1, 2016 7:36 am

VIDEO | #TBT! Doo Ho Choi shows off Jeet Kune Do techniques while sparring

‘The Korean Superboy’ Doo Ho Choi has quickly made a name for himself in the UFC with his spectacular finishes of Juan Puig, Sam Sicilia, and most recently Thiago Tavares. The #14 ranked Choi, who currently doesn’t have a fight scheduled, can be seen in the video above sparring and showing off his unbelievable hand...

Sep 1, 2016 7:25 am

VIDEO | Canelo Alvarez open to boxing match with Conor McGregor

Prior to UFC 202, boxing champion Canelo Alvarez stated that he believed Nate Diaz would once again defeat Conor McGregor. That didn’t sit too well with the UFC featherweight champion, who responded by stating that Alvarez is a ‘cherry picker’ and hand picks his opponents. This led to a slew of theoretical fight talk, given...

Sep 1, 2016 7:17 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz living it up! Waka Flocka Flame, girls, and much more

MMA icon Nick Diaz recently celebrated the end of his 18 months suspension for a failed fight night drug test for marijuana. Diaz has become an extremely active snapchat user in recent months, giving fans an inside look into his life. In the video above, you can see Diaz trying his hand at golfing, partying...

Aug 31, 2016 9:54 pm

Max Holloway calls out Anthony Pettis on Twitter, Pettis responds

With the UFC featherweight division currently on hold while Conor McGregor decides whether or not to defend his featherweight strap against Jose Aldo, presumptive #1 contender Max Holloway, and #6 ranked Anthony Pettis are doing a bit of matchmaking of their own! Holloway, who is fresh off a unanimous decision win over Ricardo Lamas at...

Aug 31, 2016 9:49 pm

Demetrious Johnson up for superfight with Dominick Cruz

With Dominick Cruz and Demetrious Johnson both hailed as two of the most dominant champions in the UFC, many fans have been calling for the pair to have a rematch of their 2011 scrap that saw Cruz walk away with a unanimous decision. Cruz, who is fresh off a dominant decision win over Urijah Faber...

Aug 31, 2016 9:37 pm

VIDEO | Paige VanZant reading Ronda Rousey’s book despite altercation

Earlier this year, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate made an appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience where she opened up on an altercation that occurred between Ronda Rousey and Paige VanZant. According to Tate, VanZant was looking for Rousey to take a picture together. When Rousey found VanZant however, she proceeded to create...

Aug 31, 2016 9:30 pm

PHOTO | Diaz Brothers backstage with rapper Wiz Khalifa

Nick and Nate Diaz are becoming somewhat of pop culture celebrities! On the heels of Nate Diaz’s historic UFC 202 fight with Conor McGregor, the brothers were photographed alongside rap icon Snoop Dogg. Now, the brothers can be seen in the photo below alongside none other than famed rapper Wiz Khalifa. Check out the photo...

Aug 31, 2016 9:11 pm

Rory MacDonald addresses criticism of Bellator roster

When longtime UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald officially signed with Bellator MMA, many members of the MMA community began criticizing ‘The Red King’ for the move, stating that MacDonald won’t be facing as tough of competition in Bellator as he did in the UFC. MacDonald took to Twitter to address the criticism: ppl sayin bellator doesnt...

Aug 31, 2016 8:40 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre reacts to Dana White’s criticism live

Wednesday evening on ‘UFC Tonight’ former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre made an appearance to discuss the rumors of his return. During the course of the interview, co-host Daniel Cormier read St-Pierre some recent comments made by UFC President Dana White, in which he stated that St-Pierre doesn’t have what it takes to be a champion...

Aug 31, 2016 7:56 pm

Georges St-Pierre fires back at Dana White for recent comments

Wednesday evening, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre appeared on ‘UFC Tonight’ to discuss the rumors regarding his potential return to the Octagon. St-Pierre revealed that he is more than willing to return to the Octagon, however the UFC has his terms, and the pair has yet to reach a deal. In addition, St-Pierre revealed...

Aug 31, 2016 7:36 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz Road 2 War Episode 12: UFC 202 Fight Night

Still blown away by the exciting performance put on by Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at UFC 202? Get an up close and personal view with Team Diaz as they bring you in the moments leading up to the main event bout of UFC 202 against Conor McGregor. Diaz has been busy on social media...

Aug 31, 2016 5:23 pm

Is the UFC not allowing Georges St-Pierre back in the Octagon?

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre has not fought since November 2013. After taking what he says was a much needed break from fighting, “Rush” says that he is ready to get back into the Octagon to further build on his legacy. St-Pierre appeared on FS1’s “UFC Tonight” show on Wednesday and had some interesting...

Aug 31, 2016 3:52 pm

VIDEO | UFC strawweight Aleksandra Albu twerking things out

[ooyala code=”FhcXRtNTE6JjiM0zAQv-PFbKxYCcdgTO” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1600″] UFC strawweight Aleksandra “Stitch” Albu is 2-0 in professional mixed martial arts and already holds one win in the UFC. While you may not have heard much about Albu with only one fight in the UFC, The Russian MMA fighter with looks that can kill assures that she will...

Aug 31, 2016 2:46 pm

Finalized Lineup and Bout Order for UFC 203

UFC 203 which will go down from Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena on September 10, is now just over a week away. Here’s the finalized lineup and bout order for the card, from Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem’s heavyweight title fight, to the long-awaited debut of CM Punk, to the Fight Pass Prelims. The Main Card...

Aug 31, 2016 2:45 pm

Ronda Rousey: Fighting is good for people’s mental health

Cross-over superstar Ronda Rousey hasn’t stepped into the Octagon since last year after suffering a devastating knockout loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193. In spite of the jaw-breaking, concussion-causing head kick Holm dealt her, the former champ still regards the sport as beneficial to the brain. Rousey waxed philosophical during an interview with USA Today on Wednesday...

Aug 31, 2016 2:40 pm

VIDEO | Watch Rory MacDonald Get a Warm Welcome to Bellator

One of the biggest stories of the last week has been Rory MacDonald’s move from the UFC to Bellator, where a long list of exciting new matchups now await him. Now that the dust has settled, Bellator has released some awesome, behind the scenes footage of MacDonald’s first moments as a Bellator fighter. Watch the video above to...

Aug 31, 2016 2:33 pm

Nate Diaz looks forward to meeting new UFC owners: They weren’t at UFC 202

With the UFC under new ownership, many are wondering what the response will be among fighters who have become used to working with the Fertitta brothers. Nate Diaz, who has always been outspoken in regards to feeling as though he isn’t treated the way he should, spoke on Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome” podcast to discuss...

Aug 31, 2016 12:57 pm

VIDEO | CM Punk guarantees a victory in UFC debut

In several weeks, former WWE superstar CM Punk will make his highly anticipated UFC debut against Mickey Gall. The fight will not only serve as Punk’s UFC debut, but also his MMA debut. After having his UFC debut delayed due to a back injury, Punk will finally get the chance to silence critics on September...

Aug 31, 2016 12:56 pm

Tyron Woodley Says He’s Faced Negativity and Racism Since Winning the Belt

On July 30, Tyron Woodley shut the power off on Robbie Lawler to win the UFC welterweight title. Unsurprisingly, this was the biggest moment of the 34-year-old’s career. He’d reached the mountaintop. He’d won his gold. Yet on the latest episode of his podcast, The Morning Wood Show, Woodley explained that it hasn’t been all glitz and...

Aug 31, 2016 10:09 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor purchases extravagant new car

It’s no secret that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is one of the highest paid men on the UFC roster, if not the single highest paid fighter on the roster. On the heels of his UFC 202 majority decision win over Nate Diaz, where McGregor made a guaranteed $3 million just to show, ‘Notorious’ has...

Aug 31, 2016 9:51 am

Donald Cerrone teases ‘epic’ welterweight fight announcement

While Donald Cerrone is undoubtably one of the top lightweights on the UFC roster, ‘Cowboy’ has left MMA fans stunned when he steps into the Octagon at welterweight. At 6 feet tall, and with a 73 inch reach, Cowboy certainly isn’t the biggest welterweight on the roster, however time and time again he has proven...

Aug 31, 2016 9:21 am

Shakeup Alert: Apparently Joe Silva is leaving the UFC

Though UFC matchmaker Joe Silva spends most of his time working behind the scenes, he’s one of the most important people in the entire organization. He is, after all, the man who handles matchmaking for the lightweight, welterweight, middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions, and he’s been an incredible asset to the UFC for many,...

Aug 31, 2016 9:19 am

Dana White interested in Rumble vs Bones fight for interim belt

Coming off of a blistering 13-second knockout of Glover Teixeira, many believed Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had earned a rematch with current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. However, UFC president Dana White has different plans in mind. “You can’t blame Cormier. The guy spent money and trained like 3 times and didn’t fight Jon Jones,” White...