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Jun 28, 2017 6:26 pm

Georges St-Pierre’s fate has been determined

Georges St-Pierre’s fate has been determined Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre (25-2 MMA) was originally slated to make his long awaited octagon return this summer in a middleweight title fight opposite current division champion Michael Bisping. Unfortunately for fight fans hoping to watch “Rush” square off with “The Count”, the proposed fight was delayed...

Jun 28, 2017 2:32 pm

Donald Cerrone gives update on being forced out of Robbie Lawler fight

UFC veteran Donald Cerrone was gearing up for his highly anticipated showdown with Robbie Lawler at UFC 213, however news surfaced this week revealing that Cerrone had been forced out of the fight due to a minor injury. The UFC revealed their plan to keep the fight intact, and postpone it until Cerrone is healthy,...

Jun 28, 2017 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway full corner audio

Earlier this month in Brazil, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway realized a dream as he defeated Jose Aldo to secure the undisputed featherweight title after TKOing the featherweight kingpin in the third round of their headlining title fight. The fight was an extremely interesting one, with Aldo coming out aggressive in the opening round,...

Jun 28, 2017 12:11 pm

VIDEO | Kevin Lee chats with Tyron Woodley about fighting on pooped Octagon canvas

You may have missed it, but there was an accident that happened in the Octagon on Sunday at UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma. In one of the most exciting fights on the main card between Felice Herrig and Justine Kish, Kish defecated while fighting off a near fight-ending submission attempt from Herrig. Brown stains...

Jun 28, 2017 11:51 am

Wanderlei Silva calls for fight with someone who won’t wrestle him

This past weekend in New York City, Bellator MMA held their first pay-per view event, which was headlined by a highly anticipated middleweight fight between former UFC middleweight title challenger Chael Sonnen, and former Pride FC champion Wanderlei Silva. The fight saw Sonnen win via unanimous decision thanks to his wrestling, which saw Silva have...

Jun 28, 2017 11:20 am

Michael Bisping says referees need to be held accountable for poor decisions

This Sunday in Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated grudge match. The fight didn’t make it out of the first round, as Lee picked up an impressive submission win over Chiesa. Unfortunately for everyone involved, the fight was stopped before Chiesa physically tapped, with referee Mario...

Jun 28, 2017 9:37 am

Cris Cyborg believes fight with Tonya Evinger will be more exciting than Megan Anderson

Tuesday night it was revealed that Megan Anderson, who was set to fight Cris Cyborg for the vacant women’s featherweight championship, had been forced out of the fight due to “personal reasons”. Evinger then stepped in to fight Cris Cyborg for the vacant title, and while the fight community is still processing that fight, Cyborg...

Jun 28, 2017 8:26 am

VIDEO | Go behind the scenes of Michelle Waterson’s Body Issue photoshoot

Over the years, we’ve seen a number of high-profile mixed martial artists strip down for ESPN’s Body Issue, from Gina Carano, to Jon Jones, to Miesha Tate. The latest fighter to do so is UFC strawweight contender and former Invicta atomweight champ Michelle Waterson – otherwise known as “The Karate Hottie.” In this year’s edition of...

Jun 28, 2017 7:41 am

Daniel Cormier praises “greatest promoter of all time” Conor McGregor

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the professional boxing arena opposite undefeated defensive specialist and possible GOAT Floyd Mayweather Jr. It’s a fight that initially seemed almost impossible, but one that ultimately came to fruition. In the opinion of UFC light heavyweight champion and Fox Sports analyst...

Jun 28, 2017 5:58 am

Donald Cerrone injured, fight with Lawler likely to be rescheduled

The injury bug has taken a big bite out of UFC 213, which goes down on July 8 in Las Vegas. According to a report from MMAFighting.com, Donald Cerrone has sustained an injury in training that is likely to force him out of his anticipated UFC 213 bloodletting with former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. Apparently, however,...

Jun 27, 2017 1:55 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar changes colors as Samoa Joe locks on the Coquina Clutch

When former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar gets into a scuffle, people tune in. Last night on WWE Raw, the WWE Universal Champion was ambushed from behind by Samoa Joe. The two rivals are set to meet in the WWE ring at the first-ever WWE Great Balls of Fire pay-per-view event, which takes place on...

Jun 27, 2017 1:51 pm

Robert Whittaker explains why you won’t hear him trash talk his way to a fight

Robert Whittaker is set for the biggest fight of his career as he is set to take on Yoel Romero in a UFC interim middleweight title fight at UFC 213. Coming off an impressive TKO stoppage over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Whittaker has worked his way up to an interim title bout by letting his performances...

Jun 27, 2017 12:51 pm

VIDEO | Clay Guida lands ‘Scorpion Kicks’ in Erik Koch fight

Clay Guida's Scorpion Kick at UFC Fight Night 112 pic.twitter.com/st6ZMdYW7X — MMA Curator (@MMACurator) June 26, 2017 This Sunday on the preliminary card main event, UFC veteran Clay ‘The Carpenter’ Guida picked up a rather one-sided unanimous decision win over Erik Koch, as he snapped his 2-fight skid that saw him drop back to back...

Jun 27, 2017 12:43 pm

New photos of Conor McGregor training for Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor‘s training camp for his August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now well underway. The UFC lightweight champ is currently undergoing a crash course on the sweet science in Ireland, and will soon relocate to Vegas, where he spend the duration of his camp. Today, McGregor shared a number of photos...

Jun 27, 2017 12:25 pm

Kevin Lee says Conor McGregor will be on the “decline” after Mayweather fight

UFC lightweight Kevin Lee is fresh off his first round submission win over Michael Chiesa this Sunday in Oklahoma City, which saw him continue his impressive win streak. Prior to the fight, there were reports of Lee training at Floyd Mayweather’s gym in order to help Mayweather prepare for his upcoming August 26th showdown with...

Jun 27, 2017 11:29 am

John Kavanagh: Conor McGregor could beat Floyd Mayweather with three more weeks of training

The official announcement of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor’s boxing match with undefeated defensive great Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now several weeks old. As such, McGregor’s training camp is now well underway. While McGregor is still a significant underdog heading into this fight, his head coach John Kavanagh has suggested that things are going very well as...

Jun 27, 2017 10:09 am

Wanderlei Silva reflects on Chael Sonnen fight, vows to return

This past Saturday in New York, Bellator MMA held their first pay-per view event, which featured a number of high-profile fights. In the main event, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen stepped into the cage against longtime rival, former Pride FC champion Wanderlei Silva, for a highly anticipated showdown four years in the making. When...

Jun 27, 2017 9:28 am

Felice Herrig comments on opponent Justin Kish’s mid-fight accident

Over the weekend, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 112, strawweight veteran Felice Herrig scored an impressive decision win over the highly regarded Justine Kish. With this win, Herrig moved onto an impressive, three-fight win-streak and reestablished herself as a definite contender in the UFC strawweight division. Unfortunately, Herrig’s impressive win has been...

Jun 27, 2017 8:06 am

Roy Nelson gets opponent for Bellator debut on September 23

The latest in the long procession of former UFC fighters to make the jump to Bellator MMA is The Ultimate Fighter season 10 winner and long-time heavyweight contender Roy Nelson. News of Nelson’s move to Bellator was first reported by Ariel Helwani in late May, though the details of his debut remained hazy at that...

Jun 27, 2017 5:52 am

Derrick Lewis decides against retirement, calls out opponent for return

Shortly after his UFC Fight Night 110 TKO loss to Mark Hunt, heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis surprised the MMA community by announcing that he may have fought his last fight in MMA. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, however, Lewis confirmed that he will probably fight again – and soon. “We’re just hoping that...

Jun 26, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson rips on ‘Team Tiramisu’ Khabib Nurmagomedov

.@tonyfergusonXT has a message for @TeamKhabib following his challenge to Tony from rehab. #ShotsFired #StrongWords pic.twitter.com/jp0pm1o8g2 — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) June 26, 2017 Fans were devastated when news broke that the UFC interim lightweight title fight between top contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled the day before UFC 209 was set to...

Jun 26, 2017 9:05 am

Referee Big John McCarthy gives his take on Kevin Lee vs. Michael Chiesa stoppage controversy

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa lost by submission to “The MoTown Phenom” Kevin Lee. The unfortunate thing is that, while Lee’s rear-naked choke was deep, Chiesa never actually tapped out or lost consciousness. Instead, referee Mario Yamasaki misread the situation, and stopped the fight...

Jun 26, 2017 8:49 am

VIDEO | Michael Chiesa slams Mario Yamasaki, demands rematch with Kevin Lee

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa lost by submission to “The MoTown Phenom” Kevin Lee. The unfortunate thing is that, while Lee’s rear-naked choke was deep, Chiesa never actually tapped out or lost consciousness. Instead, referee Mario Yamasaki misread the situation, and stopped the fight...

Jun 26, 2017 8:27 am

VIDEO | Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson trade trash talk on FS1 post-fight show

Last night, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112, Kevin Lee scored an impressive – if controversial – submission win over Michael Chiesa. Shortly after this win, which is likely to send him careening into the UFC lightweight top-10, Lee joined a panel of Karyn Bryant, Kenny Florian, Tyron Woodley and Tony Ferguson...