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Feb 5, 2016 7:56 pm

Free Fight: Johny Hendricks vs. Carlos Condit

Tomorrow night Johny Hendricks will look to defeat Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and get another crack at Robbie Lawler’s UFC welterweight championship. Hendricks is coming off a botched weight cut that saw his fight with Tyron Woodley cancelled at UFC 192. Prior to that Hendricks defeated Matt Brown via decision in March. Ahead of his fight...

Feb 5, 2016 7:30 pm

WATCH! Alex Nicholson proposes to girlfriend at weigh-ins

SHE SAID YES! Congrats @SpartanLife32! #UFCVegas 😍 https://t.co/xzMRZqoDmi — #UFCVegas (@ufc) February 6, 2016 Earlier today at the ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson‘ weigh-ins, Alex Nicholson proposed to his girlfriend before hitting the scale. Of course the Fox Sports team and Jon Anik, who was emceeing the event, were just as surprised as Nicholson’s...

Feb 5, 2016 6:39 pm

On This Day: Anderson Silva KOs Vitor Belfort with front kick

On this day in MMA history Anderson Silva knocked Vitor Belfort out at UFC 126 back in 2011. The win was Silva’s 10th title defense in the UFC, and became one of the most iconic knockouts in the history of not only the UFC, but the sport of MMA as well. Fast forward 5 years...

Feb 5, 2016 2:45 pm

WATCH! Georges St. Pierre hitting mitts – return imminent?

There has been much speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre would ever return to the Octagon following his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks. Recently, Tristar gym head coach Firas Zahabi stated that he believed GSP would be ready to ‘make a splash’ sooner rather than...

Feb 5, 2016 11:10 am

Coach explains why Alexander Gustafsson is back at Alliance MMA

Alexander Gustafsson currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon, however in the wake of his controversial split decision loss to Daniel Cormier back at UFC 192, Gustafsson is back training at Alliance MMA in California under Eric Del Fierro. With Anthony Johnson’s recent win over Ryan Bader this past weekend in New Jersey...

Feb 5, 2016 10:49 am

WATCH #FBF! Daniel Cormier manhandles wrestling opponent and spanks him for good measure

Check out UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in Flashback Friday video that will give you a laugh. Cormier, a former NCAA Division 1 wrestler showcased his wrestling skills in Real Pro Wrestling before making his transition to MMA and ultimately becoming the UFC light heavyweight champion. Cormier talked about the time with Real Pro...

Feb 5, 2016 10:16 am

WATCH! Rafael dos Anjos training for fight with Conor McGregor

Rafael dos Anjos’ UFC 196 title defense against Conor McGregor is rapidly approaching. The fight will be McGregor’s first at lightweight inside the Octagon, and with a win could see McGregor put in the UFC record books as the 3rd man to hold title belts in two weight classes. Ahead of the fight McGregor has...

Feb 5, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson was unaware fight with Johny Hendricks was 5 rounds

When Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson signed the initial contract to fight Johny Hendricks at UFC 196 the fight was scheduled for 3 rounds and was to serve as the co-main event. Last month Cain Velasquez withdrew from his main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum due to a back injury. The UFC replaced Velasquez with Stipe Miocic,...

Feb 5, 2016 8:28 am

Laila Ali predicts Holly Holm will do “worse” to Ronda Rousey in rematch

Going into UFC 193 Holly Holm had the full support of the boxing community. Holm vs. Rousey was expected to be a classic style vs. style matchup that saw Rousey attempting to take the fight to the ground while Holm attempted to keep it standing. Instead Rousey came out looking to strike with Holm, which...

Feb 5, 2016 8:05 am

Joe Rogan calls for instant penalty for eye pokes and groin shots

The question of how to prevent unintentional eye pokes inside the cage is something that has been discussed for quite some time, however has never really been answered. Bellator MMA designed a special pair of gloves which leave a fighter unable to fully extend their fingers, minimizing the number of unintentional eye pokes caused by...

Feb 5, 2016 7:49 am

Chuck Liddell open to training Ronda Rousey

Since Ronda Rousey lost to Holly Holm at UFC 193 via head kick KO many have criticized Rousey’s head coach Edmon Tarverdyan. Tarverdyan caught criticism for what many believed was giving Rousey a false sense of confidence in regards to her boxing, which ultimately lead to her attempting to strike with Holm, an elite level...

Feb 5, 2016 2:41 am

Early odds open up for Luke Rockhold versus Chris Weidman 2, surprised?

Betting odds have been released for the immediate rematch between new UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold versus former champion Chris Weidman. The middleweight contenders were in a bit of a mix up after Yoel Romero was flagged for a “a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Weidman had his prayers...

Feb 5, 2016 1:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn reveals a major pitfall of his past fight camps

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn recently announced he will be returning to the Octagon for a run at the UFC featherweight title. In his attempt to do so, “The Prodigy” has taken a step outside of his comfort zone and has enlisted under the coaching of Greg Jackson and Mike Winklejohn at the...

Feb 5, 2016 1:01 am

Dana White talking with Jose Aldo about featherweight title fight?

UFC President Dana White does what he wants and can change his mind at the drop of a dime. News coming from Brazil is giving Jose Aldo fans and supporters a lot to be happy about. ESPN Brazil spoke exclusively with White on Aldo’s next fight (via Google Translate). “I love Jose (Aldo). I’ll call...

Feb 4, 2016 2:43 pm

CM Punk: “I just do better in high-pressure situations”

While CM Punk may not have made his MMA debut yet, the stakes are high for the former WWE Champion. As we get closer and closer to Punk’s potential UFC 200 debut, we now know that if Mickey Gall defeats Mike Jackson this Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ he will be Punk’s...

Feb 4, 2016 2:34 pm

Max Holloway calls for fight with top 3 opponent

Max Holloway may still have his hand in a cast following his UFC 194 unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens. The win over Stephens gave Holloway his 8th straight win, and the most consecutive wins in the UFC featherweight division. With no immediate timetable for his return, Holloway is anxious to return to the Octagon...

Feb 4, 2016 1:01 pm

Chael Sonnen says he is a ‘huge supporter of Donald Trump’

Chael Sonnen has never been one to shy away from his words or his opinion. The retired UFC veteran spoke with FOX Sports on the topic of politics and how he feels Donald Trump has changed the game. “I’m a huge supporter of Trump,” Sonnen told FOX Sports. “When people talk about him, I hear...

Feb 4, 2016 12:54 pm

WATCH! Tim Means on failed drug test: “I’m not cutting corners”

Earlier this week it was revealed that Tim ‘Dirty Bird’ Means had been pulled from his ‘UFC Fight Night: 83’ main event bout with Donald Cerrone due to a potential anti-doping violation. Since then, the UFC has replaced Means with Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira, who will now fight Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in main event of UFC...

Feb 4, 2016 12:46 pm

WATCH! Stephen Thompson discusses Johny Hendricks fight with Frank Trigg

This Saturday in Las Vegas Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson faces the toughest test of his MMA career as he steps in the Octagon against former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Thompson is riding a 5-fight win streak into the bout that most recently saw him pick up a highlight reel KO win over Jake Ellenberger. Ahead...