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May 3, 2016 9:43 am

VIDEO | Andrei Arlovski explains awkward case of fighting teammate

On Sunday May 8th, Andrei Arlovski will step into the Octagon against former teammate Alistair Overeem. While at first many wondered how things would play out with the two Jackson WinkelJohn teammates fighting each other, the pair have explained before that they were never friends, and only training together on a few occasions. To add...

May 3, 2016 9:17 am

VIDEO | UFC 198 free fight: Vitor Belfort KOs Michael Bisping

With less than 2 weeks to go until UFC 198, where Fabricio Werdum will look to defend his title against Stipe Miocic in the main event, take a look back at when Vitor Belfort KOd Michael Bisping. Belfort will be fighting Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza in the co-main event in what many believe to be a...

May 3, 2016 9:08 am

Conor McGregor’s coach reveals info on McGregor’s next fight

Since Conor McGregor was pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th for refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there has been much speculation as to when McGregor will return to the Octagon. UFC President Dana White has stated previously that McGregor’s next fight will be to defend his UFC...

May 3, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Thiago Alves looking to drop down to lightweight

At one point in time, Thiago Alves was regarded as one of the top welterweights in the UFC. With explosive knockout power to go along with elite level Muay Thai technique, Alves went on a 7-fight win streak that saw him finish 5 of those opponents. The win streak earned Alves a crack at Georges...


May 3, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier tries Virtual Reality for the first time, freaks out

The concept of Virtual Reality is currently in the process of spreading throughout the world. While VR has gained mainstream attention through YouTube, and has even earned itself an entire South Park episode, the technology is just now becoming available to the general public. In the video above you can see UFC light heavyweight champion...

May 3, 2016 1:24 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz talks about dream coming true training with childhood idol

UFC veteran Nick Diaz has been into martial arts for a long time. The elder Diaz brother admits that he was a Jean-Claude Van Damme wannabe as a youngster. Recently, The Diaz brothers were seen training and hanging out with the Hollywood martial arts star. Nick spoke with TMZ on getting to train with one...

May 3, 2016 1:00 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor makes time to train with young MMA prospect

Even with being the biggest draw in the UFC, featherweight champion Conor McGregor still made some time to train with a young MMA prospect in Iceland. ⚜Training with Conor Mcgregor 🇨🇮🇮🇸@thenotoriousmma #mjölnirmma#mma #thechamp @mjolnirmma A photo posted by 🇮🇸Mikael Leó Aclipen🇮🇸 (@mikkiaclipen) on Apr 24, 2016 at 2:40pm PDT Mjölnir MMA posted the video of...

May 2, 2016 2:52 pm

Bellator MMA fighter now undergoing heart surgery after hit-and-run accident

Horrific news broke on Sunday when it was revealed that Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons was involved in a serious hit-and-run motorcycle accident in Delray, Florida. Parsons had to have his leg amputated due to a serious injury suffered in the accident and now Ariel Helwani reports that he is undergoing heart surgery after his...

May 2, 2016 2:29 pm

Did Nate Diaz just submit Conor McGregor on twitter?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made a lot of noise on twitter Monday morning. “The Notorious” addressed fans on twitter and had some lofty claims regarding everything from pay-per-view numbers to his opponent Nate Diaz’s skills and how things will go in their now unscheduled rematch. Diaz took to twitter to air out a thought...

May 2, 2016 2:08 pm

Gunnar Nelson thinks teammate Conor McGregor does not want to cut to 145 again

Now that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is no longer fighting Nate Diaz at UFC 200, every fan of “The Notorious” wants to know what will be next. McGregor’s teammate Gunnar Nelson revealed some information about “The Notorious” on Monday’s MMA Hour as his own fight with Albert Tumenov is approaching this weekend at UFC...

May 2, 2016 1:32 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz tribute – I’m Not Surprised

https://www.facebook.com/1633307140253694/videos/1690274961223578/ Fans who were anxiously awaiting to see star UFC fighter Nate Diaz take on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in their immediate non-title welterweight rematch at UFC 200 will have to wait. With the UFC pulling McGregor off the card for his refusal to take part in the media obligations to promote the fight,...

May 2, 2016 12:30 pm

Conor McGregor claims UFC 200 could have surpassed Mayweather vs. Pacquiao numbers

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao put up the richest fight in boxing sport’s history back in 2015. Mayweather and Pacquiao crushed the records with reports of 4.4 million pay-per-view buys and a $72,198,500 live gate from 16,219 tickets sold. Although the fight itself was not exciting to the majority of fans drawn to the...

May 2, 2016 11:59 am

VIDEO | Explosive Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto fight highlight

A boxing rematch between two former champions took place over the weekend with the Premier Boxing Champions on FOX card. A rematch between Victor Ortiz (31-6-2, 24 KOs) vs. Andre Berto (31-4, 24 KOs) took place and it was an exciting fight that took place as the main event in California’s StubHub Center. Ortiz found...

May 2, 2016 11:05 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey open workout in Venice Beach

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was seen back in training on the sands of Venice Beach recently. Rousey has taken time off from MMA to film a couple of Hollywood films and has not fought in the Octagon since losing for the first time in her professional career against Holly Holm back in...

May 2, 2016 10:29 am

Conor McGregor claims to have shattered Brock Lesnar’s pay-per-view numbers

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been active on twitter Monday revealing a lot about what is on his mind. “The Notorious” has been all the buzz after being pulled from UFC 200 by the UFC for refusing to take part in media obligations to promote the fight. McGregor replied to fan on twitter that...

May 2, 2016 3:15 am

Dan Hardy on Conor McGregor: ‘He’s bought into that hype himself’

Dan Hardy, former UFC welterweight title challenger and current color commentator and analyst for the UFC knows a thing or two about fight promotion. In just his fifth fight in the UFC, “The Outlaw” fought for the UFC welterweight title against Georges St-Pierre and the veteran spoke about how he sees things happening with the...

May 2, 2016 2:57 am

VIDEO | UFC’s Kailin Curran joins the running man challenge

The viral running man challenge that started off with a college basketball video social media post has found its way to all different sports including MMA. Check out UFC strawweight Kailin Curran do her best dance video challenge that has been buzzing on the Internet. #RunningManChallenge 😂✨🙌🏼👑 pic.twitter.com/v7iq8wBSHe — KailinCurran (@KailinCurran) April 25, 2016 Curran...

May 2, 2016 2:43 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz looking swole after training

The Diaz brothers have mentioned before that they both were big fans of Jean-Claude Van Damme growing up. Nick and Nate have been seen recently with Van Damme and may be getting some “ninja” training with the Hollywood actor that has been helped put martial arts on the big screen. Nick posted a photo with...

May 1, 2016 6:01 pm

Josh Thomson forced out of Michael Chandler bout due to an injury

Josh Thomson (22-8 MMA) has suffered an undisclosed injury which has forced the former Strikeforce lightweight champion to pull out of his scheduled Bellator 154 matchup with Michael Chandler. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news after an initial report from FloCombat.com. Thomson has gone 2-0 since joining the Bellator ranks, scoring finishes in both of those victories....

May 1, 2016 2:30 pm

Bellator MMA prospect loses limb after hit-and-run accident

Terrible news out of the MMA world today as it is being reported that Jordan Parsons, a Bellator MMA fighter, has had to have his leg amputated after being involved in a hit-and-run motorcycle accident early this morning. The featherweight fighter is listed as being in critical condition at this time. Parsons is a member...

May 1, 2016 7:22 am

Photo | Nate Diaz continues to train “ninja shit” with JCVD

Good training with @jcvd today #frankdux #martialarts #ninjashit #100 #represent A photo posted by natediaz209 (@natediaz209) on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:36pm PDT Former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz has recently been hanging out and training “ninja shit” with Jean-Claude Van Damme. The famous actor and long-time mixed martial arts practitioner, “JCVD”, posted this...

Apr 30, 2016 4:14 pm

Greg Jackson: Jon Jones would have beat Daniel Cormier at UFC 197

When Jon Jones returned to the Octagon at UFC 197 against Ovince Saint Preux, he admitted that he was gun-shy, and hesitant to take advantage of openings throughout the fight. After the fight, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier explained that he believes he would have defeated Jones if he had been able to fight...

Apr 30, 2016 3:57 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg destroys Gina Carano (Free fight)

At UFC 198, Cris Cyborg will make her long awaited UFC debut when she faces Leslie Smith on May 14th. Cyborg is 15-1-1 over the course of her professional MMA career, and will be riding a 15 fight win streak into the bout, with her last 5 wins coming by way of KO or TKO....

Apr 30, 2016 3:45 pm

PHOTO | Donald Cerrone being Donald Cerrone

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone has earned the reputation as a complete badass, and sometimes has even caused UFC President Dana White headaches when he goes rock climbing or wake-boarding during fight week. Cowboy posted a photo on Instagram of himself in the cockpit of a plane while rocking a Monster helmet. He then went straight from...

Apr 30, 2016 3:36 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz hanging out with Jean Claude Van Damme

While Nate Diaz currently doesn’t have an opponent for UFC 200, UFC President Dana White has stated that Diaz will remain on the card. With that being said, Diaz has been enjoying some time with martial arts legend, and movie star Jean Claude Van Damme. Van Damme posted a photo of the pair on Instagram...

Apr 30, 2016 1:43 pm

Luke Rockhold defends AKA training methods despite injuries

Over the last several years, the American Kickboxing Academy has caught quite a bit of criticism for their fighter’s pulling out of fights due to injuries, most specifically Cain Velasquez and Khabib Nurmagomedov. In addition, Daniel Cormier was forced to withdraw from his first UFC fight when he injured his leg prior to his UFC...

Apr 30, 2016 11:08 am

‘Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson’ ratings are in

Earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson made his Bellator MMA debut at Bellator 153, as he fought Andrey Koreshkov for the welterweight championship. The fight was a rough one for Henderson, who ultimately lost the bout via unanimous decision, getting beaten up pretty badly in the process. There was a silver lining...