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Oct 27, 2011 3:15 pm

Jon Anik Leaves ESPN for UFC

“This is a dream come true.” This was the statement veteran broadcaster Jon Anik made at today’s UFC 137 pre-fight press conference after Dana White announced that Anik would be joining the UFC broadcasting team in early 2012. In preparation for the UFC on FOX transition, Anik, who is the former host of the weekly...

Oct 11, 2011 9:35 am

Frank Mir Looking To Keep It Standing Against Nogueira At UFC 140

“Nogueira is still a very tough guy. A lot of people are on two sides of the extreme. They either think the first fight was a fluke or that he should retire. I see someone who is going to be extremely motivated who wants to get revenge, so I don’t look to overlook him at...

May 8, 2012 7:33 pm

Akiyama injured, Alves draws Siyar Bahadurzada

The UFC officially announced the fight card for its 149 event earlier this week and already slots are changing due to injury. Just as the fighter changing carousel makes another round, the injury bug has bit cage veteran Yoshihiro Akiyama. Akiyama is new to the welterweight division and will have to wait for another fight...


Mar 14, 2012 2:05 pm

Ian McCall vs. Demetrious Johnson Round 4 Scheduled For June’s TUF Finale

A winner for this bout should have been selected during the UFC on FX 2 fight card that just passed us a few weeks ago. However, the MMA gods didn’t see it that way and due to a scoring error, the original bout that was initially scored for Demetrious Johnson, was eventually ruled a draw...

Mar 3, 2012 8:02 am

Benavidez, Kampmann, Johnson & McCall Take home $50k Fight Night Bonuses

UFC on FX 2 went down last night from Sydney, Australia’s Allphones Arena. In the main event Martin Kampmann took a page out of the book of Tim Boetsch and stole victory from Thiago Alves with a last minute guillotine choke to force Alves to tap and secure victory in the third round. In addition...

Feb 29, 2012 5:07 pm

Photo | Kampmann vs. Alves Staredown From Today’s Pre-Fight Press Conference

UFC on FX 2 is slated to go down this Friday from Sydney, Australia’s AllPhones Arena and in the main event we will see a welterweight showdown between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. Also on the card will be the first round of the UFC’s Flyweight tournament. Read More: Thiago Alves (News), Martin Kampman (News),...

Feb 29, 2012 1:03 pm

Kampmann Expecting A Stand Up War Against Alves This Friday

“I think I can win the fight wherever it takes place, I’m prepared to fight Thiago wherever the fight goes. I think I probably have a better ground game, but the problem is, he’s really hard to take down. He’s got great takedown defense and he’s really good at getting back to his feet anyway....

Sep 28, 2016 4:35 pm

Conor McGregor posts Instagram photo smoking a suspicious looking ‘cigarette’

Just days removed from the UFC’s announcement of a Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez lightweight title fight, ‘Mystic Mac’ posted a questionable photograph on his Instagram page. In the photo, McGregor appears to be smoking a suspicious looking hand-rolled ‘cigarette’, with squinty eyes and an overall relaxed demeanor. See the picture in question for yourself...

Sep 27, 2016 8:10 am

Photo | Conor McGregor looking noticeably slim ahead of lightweight debut

Monday evening, news broke that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be making a quick turnaround and returning to the Octagon at UFC 205, the UFC’s historic event at the Madison Square Garden. In addition to headlining arguably the biggest card in UFC history, McGregor faces the opportunity to become the first man to simultaneously...

Sep 26, 2016 4:57 pm

Cris Cyborg walked into Octagon against Lina Lansberg weighing 170 pounds?

Cris Cyborg’s journey on her dreadful weight cut to make the agreed catchweight of 140 pounds may have gotten more attention that her actual fight against Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night 95 over the weekend. With less than a week out from their fight, Cyborg stated on The MMA Hour that she was weighing...

Sep 25, 2016 8:17 am

PHOTO | Roy Nelson issues an apology to Big John McCarthy

UFC veteran Roy Nelson added another knockout victory to his resume at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil, scoring a second-round finish over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. “Big Country” flattened the former UFC heavyweight title challenger (Antonio Silva) with an uppercut late in the fight’s second-round and then promptly followed up with some...

Sep 24, 2016 9:48 am

Wanderlei Silva calls out Chael Sonnen

Earlier this month, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he was ending his retirement, and had already signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who recently celebrated the end of his 2-year suspension handed to him by the NSAC, remained adamant throughout the course of his suspension that he was indeed...

Sep 22, 2016 12:54 pm

‘Cyborg’ making Dominick Cruz look small in recent side-by-side photo

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino has arrived in Brazil for Saturday night’s main event fight with Lina Lansberg. Just a day before weigh-ins, ‘Cyborg’ had a photo taken of her with bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, who was in town to serve as color commentator for UFC Fight Night 95. Take a look at the picture for yourself...

Sep 17, 2016 4:04 pm

Cat Zingano: “I love what I do & I’m here to do it”

Cat Zingano is in quite the peculiar place in the UFC’s women’s bantamweight division. While ‘Alpha Cat’ is ranked at #6 on the UFC’s official women’s bantamweight rankings, she holds a dominant TKO win over Amanda Nunes, who is currently the women’s bantamweight champion. In addition, Zingano holds a win over Miesha Tate, who Nunes...

Sep 17, 2016 7:48 am

Tito Ortiz reacts to Chael Sonnen calling him out

Earlier this week, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. While no word was given on when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, he did reveal that he was looking to make his debut against former UFC champion...

Sep 16, 2016 9:31 am

Frankie Edgar randomly tested by USADA

At the end of the first year of random out-of-competition testing, the US Anti-Doping Agency expressed their desire to increase the number of out-of-competition drug tests in the program’s second year with the UFC. Former UFC lightweight champion, and #2 ranked UFC featherweight, Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar took to Instagram to reveal that he was...

Sep 16, 2016 8:37 am

Julianna Pena blasts women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes

Julianna Pena is looking for a fight! ‘The Venezuelan Vixen’ is currently riding a 4-fight win streak that most recently saw her pick up a unanimous decision win over Cat Zingano at UFC 200 in July. Pena, who is ranked at #5 on the UFC’s official women’s bantamweight rankings behind Miesha Tate, Ronda Rousey, Valentina...

Sep 14, 2016 7:42 am

Chad Mendes hunts and kills massive moose in Alaska, Rockhold goes spearfishing

Featherweight contender Chad Mendes bagged a massive moose while hunting in Alaska and took to social media to display his handiwork. ‘Money’ Mendes is documenting his Alaska moose hunt on his Youtube channel and seems to be keeping busy while serving out his suspension after his 2015 knockout loss to Frankie Edgar. “Ok guys the first...

Sep 14, 2016 7:24 am

Nate Diaz Once Again Suggests he Didn’t Lose Rematch with Conor McGregor

Back in March, in the main event of UFC 196, Nate Diaz scored a shocking and decisive submission win over the streaking Conor McGregor. He did so as a last-minute replacement for the injured Rafael Dos Anjos, having had less than two weeks to prepare. Several months later, in the main event of August’s UFC...

Sep 13, 2016 11:56 am

Kenny Florian’s brother, Kirk Andrew Florian passes away at age 33

UPDATE: Late Tuesday, Kenny Florian posted a tragic update through his social media channels that his brother Kirk Andrew Florian has passed away. The heartbreaking news came after an initial social media post from Kenny earlier on Tuesday reaching out to anyone with information on his missing brother. Florian posted the following update on his...

Sep 12, 2016 7:12 am

Homeless Man Offers Thanks to Joanne Calderwood

Last weekend, in the opening bout of UFC 203‘s main card, Scottish strawweight Joanne Calderwood was submitted by dangerous Brazilian Jessica Andrade. Despite the loss, however, the Scotswoman’s visit to Cleveland was not entirely negative. A few days prior to the fight, Calderwood and her training partner UFC flyweight Zach Makovsky were walking down the...

Sep 10, 2016 11:57 am

Jon Jones posts message of appreciation for fans

Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones has been away from the Octagon for quite some time. After being slated to fight Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 200, all signs pointed to Jones making his return to the Octagon on July...

Sep 10, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO | Mickey Gall vs. CM Punk staredown – Dana White cam

PUNK vs GALL!!! A video posted by Dana White (@danawhite) on Sep 9, 2016 at 3:59pm PDT Saturday night in Cleveland, Ohio, CM Punk will finally make his long awaited UFC debut. Punk, who was signed by the UFC nearly 2 years ago, will be facing undefeated prospect Mickey Gall on the main card of...

Sep 8, 2016 5:42 pm

PHOTO | Urijah Faber posts comical tribute to Nick Diaz on social media

The Diaz brothers and Urijah Faber both hail from Northern California and have been veterans in the sport of mixed martial arts for quite some time. While the California natives train at different gyms, they have been supportive of each other and it shows with Faber’s recent Instagram post of him wearing a Nick Diaz...

Sep 8, 2016 8:17 am

Ian McCall once again left without opponent days before fight night

Unfortunate news surfaced this afternoon that popular UFC flyweight Ian McCall has once again been left without an opponent with just days to go until his scheduled fight. In this incident, McCall’s opponent, Ray Borg, has been pulled from Saturday’s UFC 203 event due to an illness according to Fox Sports. This marks the second...

Sep 7, 2016 12:53 pm

PHOTO | Legend Mike Tyson just claimed Nate Diaz is the baddest man on the planet

You know you have made it when boxing icon Mike Tyson claims you are the “baddest man on the planet.” Following Nate Diaz’s rise to the top of the UFC’s payscale in his last two fights against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, the youngest boxer to ever win the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight titles...