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Sep 12, 2016 5:47 am

Luke Rockhold Reacts to “Jacare” Booking

For awhile there, it looked as though it could be some time before we saw former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold back in the UFC’s Octagon. He’d expressed some serious disappointment with the money the UFC was offering him, and seemed to be focused on his burgeoning modelling career. Luckily, however, the UFC has found a...

Sep 11, 2016 5:24 pm

Breaking! Luke Rockhold vs. Jacare Souza 2 will headline November’s UFC Fight Night event in Melbourne

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will return to the octagon this November when he squares off with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the main event of UFC Fight Night Melbourne. UFC officials just announced the bout. https://twitter.com/UFC_CA/status/775122977386102784 Luke Rockhold was most recently seen in action at June’s UFC 199 event where he suffered a first-round...

Sep 9, 2016 6:51 am

UFC 204 Sells out in 6 Minutes

Earlier this year, England’s Michael Bisping shocked the world by flattening Luke Rockhold to win the UFC middleweight crown. From there, logic suggested the Brit would defend his title in a rematch with Rockhold, or against another top-flight middleweight in Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza or Yoel Romero. Instead, the next middleweight title shot was awarded to...

Aug 31, 2016 8:10 am

Who Do You Think Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Should Fight Next?

In May of this year, UFC middleweight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (23-4) pummelled Vitor Belfort en route to a fantastic, first-round TKO. The win pushed the talented grappler to a fantastic 9-1 in his last 10–a controversial loss to Yoel Romero being his only hiccup in that stretch. In the wake of his defeat of Belfort, Jacare...

Aug 30, 2016 9:56 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva back training following UFC 200 loss

Last month, on the main card of UFC 200, Anderson Silva stepped into the Octagon to fight UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Silva, who stepped in to fight Cormier on just 2 days notice after Jon Jones was pulled from the fight for a potential USADA anti-doping violation, was handed a unanimous decision loss....

Aug 11, 2016 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen ready to put friendship aside for Nick Diaz fight?

Just several weeks ago, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen, and MMA veteran Nick Diaz, both celebrated the end of their suspensions. Sonnen was suspended 2-years for a pair of failed drug tests back in 2014 prior to his scheduled fight with Vitor Belfort. After it was revealed that he failed the drug tests, Sonnen...

Aug 10, 2016 2:24 pm

Georges St-Pierre: Fighters also at fault for low pay

The issue of fighter pay is one that always brought up in MMA. In recent times, the issue has been more prevalent given the UFC’s apparel deal with Reebok, which Vitor Belfort even compared to slavery. With news of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre stating that he is ready to make his UFC return,...

Jul 28, 2016 2:32 am

Luke Rockhold looking for a fight with Anderson Silva

Right now, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is undergoing treatment for an injured knee. Once fully healed up and healthy enough to get back in the gym, Rockhold says that there is one particular fight that he is looking to get with Michael Bisping already booked and set to defend his title against Dan...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 20, 2016 9:37 am

Jacare Souza mocks UFC brass with plan for title shot

While Jacare Souza may be the #3 ranked UFC middleweight, it’s #13 ranked Dan Henderson who is getting the next middleweight title shot. Henderson will be fighting UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in October according to the middleweight champ, who also revealed that the fight would likely be going down in Manchester, England. Jacare spoke...

Jul 16, 2016 10:18 am

TJ Dillashaw blasts UFC for treatment of fighters

Since the UFC struck their deal with Reebok, fighters have become increasingly more vocal about how the deal has hurt fighters financially. UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort even went as far as to compare the deal to slavery. Now, in the wake of TJ Dillashaw’s unanimous decision win over Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200, the former...

Jul 6, 2016 8:54 am

USADA drug testing stats a year after new testing policy

It’s now officially been a year since the UFC and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency teamed up in an attempt to end PED usage in the UFC. USADA’s website, which is updated weekly with testing stats, reveals some interesting info. Below is a list of fighters who have given the most samples to USADA: Holly Holm:...

Jun 30, 2016 10:09 am

Jacare Souza ready to make UFC return following surgery

In May, Jacare Souza picked up arguably the biggest win of his UFC career when he defeated Vitor Belfort via 1st round TKO. With the win, Souza became the presumptive #1 contender at middleweight, leading many to expect him to get a title shot over the winner of UFC 199’s Rockhold-Weidman rematch. With just two...

Jun 30, 2016 9:38 am

Jacare Souza blasts “chicken” Georges St-Pierre: “I’ll break him in half”

While there has been no official word yet on whether or not Georges St-Pierre will actually return to the Octagon, St-Pierre has expressed his desire to return to the Octagon and fight Michael Bisping. That has prompted UFC middleweight #1 contender Jacare Souza to call St-Pierre out for a middleweight fight. Surprisingly, Souza put the...

Jun 22, 2016 10:42 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan’s 1st UFC commentator appearance 14 years ago today

Jun22.2002 14 years ago today,@JoeRogan made his 1st appearance as a commentator for the UFC. The journey beganpic.twitter.com/D6A7yOyxDW — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) June 22, 2016 On this day in MMA history 14 years ago, Joe Rogan made his first appearance as a commentator at UFC 37.5, which was headlined by Chuck Liddell vs. Vitor...

Jun 18, 2016 10:37 am

Anthony Johnson reportedly out of July 23rd right with Glover Teixeira

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday afternoon that light heavyweight title contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had withdrawn from his ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ scrap against Glover Teixeira on July 23rd. Ariel Helwani broke the news via Twitter, which didn’t give a reason for Johnson’s withdrawal. So far there has been no word yet on whether or not...

May 18, 2016 1:10 pm

Jacare Souza to undergo surgery Thursday

After former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman withdrew from his UFC 199 title fight with Luke Rockhold due to a neck injury, there was much speculation as to whether Jacare Souza or Michael Bisping would be given the short-notice fight against Rockhold. While Jacare was reportedly the UFC’s first choice given his dominant performance against...

May 18, 2016 9:16 am

Chris Weidman opens up on injury that forced him out of UFC 199

Tuesday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had been forced out of his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold on June 4th. While the nature of the injury wasn’t immediately revealed, Weidman himself has taken to Facebook to release a statement regarding the situation, and explain what forced him to...

May 17, 2016 7:51 pm

Report: UFC has a frontrunner to face Luke Rockhold for middleweight title

On Tuesday, news broke that former middleweight champion Chris Weidman was forced to pull out of his immediate title fight rematch with champion Luke Rockhold, which was scheduled for UFC 199. The UFC has been busy finding a replacement for Weidman. According to MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani, the frontrunner to replace Weidman is Ronaldo “Jacare”...

May 17, 2016 2:21 pm

Chris Weidman reportedly out of UFC 199

News broke Tuesday afternoon that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 199 bout due to an undisclosed injury. After the news broke on Twitter, Jeremy Botter of FloCombat confirmed the story, which also revealed that there has been no official word yet on who would step in...

May 16, 2016 11:50 am

Highest Reebok payout of 2016 at UFC 198 totals $240,000

$240,000 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC 198 event that took place in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend. This marks the highest paid card of 2016 for Reebok with a roster that included many pioneer stars and a championship bout. The payout from Reebok...

May 15, 2016 2:32 pm

Jon Jones blasts UFC 198 losers

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took to his Twitter following last night’s UFC 198 pay-per-view event, where he took the following shot at some of the fight cards losing combatants: Man USADA really did a number on some of these guys — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) May 15, 2016 “Bones” sent out...

May 14, 2016 10:30 pm

UFC 198 Bonus Report

‘UFC 198’ in Curitiba, Brazil delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at last night’s UFC 198 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 198’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Stipe Miocic earned...

May 14, 2016 11:02 am

UFC 198 live results stream

Unable to catch the UFC 198 action tonight? Catch all the UFC 198 live results below! In addition, stay tuned for all of the recaps of the fights. The fight card is as follows: PPV card: (c) Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic – Miocic defeats Werdum via KO in round one Jacare Souza vs. Vitor...

May 12, 2016 8:53 am

Jose Aldo’s interesting analysis of UFC 198

On Saturday, UFC 198 hits Curitiba, Brazil. On the highly anticipated card, quite a few Brazilian MMA legends will fight in front of Brazilian fans. With that being said however, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo believes that Cris Cyborg and Fabricio Werdum are the only Brazilian fighters he is confident will win. Unfortunately, former...

May 10, 2016 12:38 pm

VIDEO | The power of 45,000 Werdums – UFC 198 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

Check out your favorite fighters from UFC 198 as the UFC takes you beyond the Octagon. From the UFC video descrption: On Episode 1 of UFC 198 Embedded, UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lunches with Beto Richa, the governor of Parana, and trades jiu-jitsu pointers with former light heavyweight champion Shogun Rua. Werdum’s opponent Stipe...