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Sep 27, 2016 12:29 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov feels “used’ by UFC after announcement of UFC 205 main event

Leading up to the announcement that Conor McGregor & Eddie Alvarez would be fighting in the main event of UFC 205 for the UFC lightweight championship, it appeared as though Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is ranked at #1 on the UFC’s official rankings, would be getting the fight with Alvarez. While initial reports indicated that the...

Sep 27, 2016 11:06 am

Dana White explains fighter pay, who makes the majority of the revenue and why

Let’s face it. Just about every person out there can make an argument for why they should be getting paid more for their job. However, when you look at it from a UFC fighter’s perspective, they are in a pretty unique situation. As Nate Diaz pointed out, MMA fighters are the entertainment not just for...

Sep 27, 2016 10:34 am

Opening betting odds for Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

UFC 205 now officially has a main event. As we learned earlier this week, the historic card will now be headlined by a lightweight title fight between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the fight headlining what many consider to be the biggest UFC card of all...

Sep 27, 2016 9:56 am

Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor fighting Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205

While UFC President Dana White was adamant about UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor defending his featherweight title after his UFC 202 scrap with Nate Diaz, it was revealed earlier this week that McGregor’s next fight would be a lightweight tilt for Eddie Alvarez’ lightweight championship in the main event of UFC 205. In addition to...

Sep 27, 2016 9:21 am

MMA community reacts to news of Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

Monday evening, news surfaced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be making the jump to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez for his UFC lightweight championship on November 12th at the UFC’s historic event at the Madison Square Garden. The fight announcement took the MMA community by surprise after it was revealed earlier this month...

Sep 27, 2016 8:37 am

Tim Kennedy explains timing of his return to MMA

Tim Kennedy hasn’t set foot into the UFC’s octagon in almost three years after a controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178. Now on the verge of UFC 205 at the historic Madison Square Garden, the Strikeforce and UFC veteran explained the reason of his return to MMA on Monday’s edition of ‘The...

Sep 27, 2016 8:29 am

Tyron Woodley on Fight Pass faux paux: ” Yes, I was knocked out, everyone saw that.”

“Last week, the UFC’s Fight Pass Twitter page made an egregious faux paux when they tweeted a link celebrating Nate Marquart’s 2012 knockout of Tyron Woodley for the vacant Strikeforce welterweight belt before the promotion was folded into the UFC. The tweet came on the heels of an announcement of a fight between Marquardt and...

Sep 27, 2016 8:24 am

UFC 205 Fight Card and Rumors

UFC 205, which is scheduled for November 12 in New York City, is drawing closer by the day. As it does, it continues to evolve into one of the best UFC cards of all time. The biggest fight on the card, unsurprisingly, is its newly announced main event, which will see Eddie Alvarez defend his...

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 27, 2016 6:10 am

It’s Official! Chris Weidman Will Fight at UFC 205 in New York

UFC 205, which will mark the UFC’s long-awaited debut in New York City, New York, is finally starting to take shape. Last week, the card grew with the addition of several dynamite match ups, including a strawweight title fight between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz, a women’s bantamweight bout between recent champ Miesha Tate and Raquel...

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 26, 2016 4:01 pm

REPORT: WWE superstar Ryback in talks with Bellator MMA

Ryan Allen Reeves, better known as Ryback in the wrestling world, is allegedly in talks with Bellator over a potential career in mixed martial arts. Well-sourced wrestling insider RBR broke the news on Monday, saying that Ryback is “open to the idea” of a run in Bellator MMA: BREAKING: @Ryback22 in talks with @BellatorMMA, "open to the...

Sep 26, 2016 12:53 pm

USADA and UFC announce changes to Anti-Doping Policy arbitration rules

The UFC partnered with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in July 2015 in an effort to clean up the sport of mixed martial arts and put all fighters at a level playing field. The out-of-competition testing program has cost the UFC millions of dollars to implement and run to deter any competitors from gaining an...

Sep 26, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO: Watch Gabi Garcia dominate and submit Destanie Yarbrough at RIZIN 2

Gabi Garcia remained undefeated on Saturday and moved to 3-0 after submitting Destanie Yarbrough with an Americana shoulder lock. Fighting under the Japanese RIZIN banner for the third time, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt took Yarbrough to the mat three minutes into the opening round and dominated her opponent from there. Garcia got top control...

Sep 26, 2016 7:52 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov continues call outs of champ Eddie Alvarez

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been demanding a lightweight title shot ever since he returned from a two-year layoff due to injury. During that time, Eddie Alvarez has won the 155 pound strap, and the Dagestani fighter has relentlessly pursued a fight with Alvarez ever since. Khabib took to Twitter on Monday and posted a photoshopped reference...

Sep 25, 2016 6:34 pm

Dana White: “Conor McGregor’s foot is hurt, I want him to fight Aldo.”

Fight fans are eagerly awaiting news on current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s next fight. Most people presumed that the Irish star would return at November’s highly anticipated UFC 205 event in New York, where he was expected to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez for the promotions 155-pound title. However, UFC Tonight...

Sep 25, 2016 5:38 pm

VIDEO | Watch Paige VanZant get ripped in half by Criss Angel

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is quickly becoming one of the promotions most recognizable stars. The 22-year-old has gone 4-1 while fighting under the UFC banner, most recently scoring a highlight reel knockout (flying switch kick) victory over Bec Rawlings at UFC on FOX 21 last month in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her incredible victory over...

Sep 25, 2016 2:32 pm

UFC Fight Night 100: Gustafsson vs. Nogueira adds six more bouts

UFC Fight Night 100 will take place November 19 live from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event is headlined by a key light heavyweight tilt between former title challenger Alexander Gustafsson and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. In addition to the main event, which was made official yesterday evening in Brazil, the UFC announced...