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Oct 11, 2016 12:55 pm

Michael Bisping responds to “f**king d**chebag” Chris Weidman”

This past weekend in Manchester, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping stepped into the Octagon to make his first successful title defense against MMA legend Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 204. Bisping survived an early onslaught from Henderson en route to defending his belt for the first time. In both the first and...

Oct 11, 2016 12:33 pm

Amanda Nunes: “I want Ronda Rousey”

Newly-crowned woman’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes may have just recently won UFC gold, but that hasn’t stopped her from focusing on her first title defense. Nunes won the belt from Miesha Tate at UFC 200, where she submitted Tate  in the first round. With rumors of former champ Ronda Rousey potential return to the octagon, Nunes...

Oct 11, 2016 12:25 pm

Demain Maia predicts Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson

Welterweight contender and submission ace Demain Maia certainly has a vested interest in Tyron Woodley’s upcoming title defense against Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Riding a six-fight win streak, Maia very well may be next in line for a shot at the welterweight belt, but in the meantime, Maia offered his prediction on how Woodley’s UFC 205...

Oct 11, 2016 12:09 pm

This Weekend, Shane Carwin will Fight Pro Skater Jason Ellis with One Arm Tied Behind His Back

Yes, you read this article’s headline correctly. This Saturday, inside Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Casino, former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin will partake in a boxing match with pro skater turned radio host turned fighter, Jason Ellis. He’ll do so with one arm tied behind his back. This bizarre, but undeniably intriguing showdown will...

Oct 11, 2016 10:54 am

Nick Diaz: Conor McGregor will never be the best

While Conor McGregor is currently the UFC featherweight champion, and has the opportunity to go down in history as the first UFC fighter to simultaneously hold title belts in two weight classes when he fights Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship at UFC 205 on November 12th, MMA veteran Nick Diaz doesn’t think McGregor’s beat...

Oct 11, 2016 10:24 am

Joe Rogan: ‘I think people are f—ing sleeping on Eddie Alvarez’

Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor meet for their UFC lightweight championship bout at UFC 205 on November 12 in New York. McGregor, who holds the UFC featherweighttitle, will go up in weight to challenge Alvarez for his UFC lightweight title. The Irishman will get his chance to become a two-weight UFC world champion, and become...

Oct 11, 2016 9:23 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre Promises Comeback News in “A Few Weeks Maximum.”

Earlier this year, we learned that Canadian MMA superstar Georges St-Pierre was interested in making a return to the Octagon. This prospective comeback would mark the former welterweight champion’s first steps into the cage since a razor thin title fight with Johny Hendricks back in 2013. Though St-Pierre initially expressed interest in a jump to...

Oct 11, 2016 9:18 am

Chris Weidman was “embarrassed’ for Michael Bisping during post-UFC 204 callouts

This past weekend, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping stepped into the Octagon in Manchester, England to defend his middleweight championship against MMA legend Dan Henderson in what was set to be Henderson’s last fight before retiring from MMA. The fight was an extremely competitive one, with Henderson dropping Bisping in both the first and second...

Oct 11, 2016 8:44 am

Former Dallas Cowboy Greg Hardy Prepping for Jump to MMA

Earlier this year, we saw former WWE star CM Punk, a man with no real martial arts experience, make a foray into the perilous world of mixed martial arts. It did not go well for him. Now, former NFL defensive end Greg Hardy, who has a similar deficit in terms of martial arts experience, is poised to...

Oct 11, 2016 8:17 am

Brock Lesnar given more time to prepare defense for failed drug test

The ongoing saga of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar’s failed drug test continues! Lesnar made his triumphant return to the Octagon back in July, however there was some controversy surrounding his return. When it was announced in June that Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 200, it was also revealed that...

Oct 11, 2016 7:10 am

VIDEO | Mickey Gall on Sage Northcutt: “I’m Gonna Break His Bones.”

  Last month, on the main card of UFC 203, Mickey Gall did as just about everyone expected and spoiled the MMA debut of CM Punk. He did so in an utterly dominant display, capped off by a rear-naked choke. In his post-fight interview with Joe Rogan, Gall demonstrated his PR savvy by calling out...

Oct 11, 2016 7:04 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Heads to “Media Manners Academy” in Hilarious Clip

To everyone's surprise, Conor McGregor has already attended his media training and the results are stunning! pic.twitter.com/2zSF3VQtwK — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) October 11, 2016 Earlier this year, in the buildup to UFC 202, rivals Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz got into a heated press conference altercation. While no blows were thrown, plenty of bottles were....

Oct 11, 2016 5:55 am

CM Punk Goes Off on Haters for Personal Attacks

Last month, former pro wrestling star CM Punk made his long awaited jump into the world of mixed martial arts. He did so against 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203. As we now know, of course, Punk’s visit to the Octagon would go down as an absolute disaster. After making...

Oct 10, 2016 7:53 pm

Derrick Lewis reveals how he found out UFC: Manila was cancelled

Derrick Lewis remembers the exact moment when he discovered that not only was his fight with Marcin Tybura was off, but the entire UFC: Manila card had been cancelled as well. ‘The Black Beast’ discussed flying out to the Philippines and cutting weight before hearing the event was cancelled: “I had to cut 30 pounds,...

Oct 10, 2016 7:26 pm

Chris Weidman on Yoel Romero’s tainted supplements: “I’m not buying it.”

Yoel Romero may have gotten off of his USADA suspension, but Chris Weidman isn’t believing his claim of taking tainted supplements. Weidman discussed Romero’s claim of tainted supplements causing a positive drug test on Monday’s edition of the MMA Hour, where the former middleweight champ went off on what he described as a well-worn excuse....

Oct 10, 2016 6:45 pm

Marc Goddard Comments on Late Perry vs. Roberts Stoppage

Last Saturday, on the Fight Pass Prelims of UFC 204, undefeated welterweight Mike Perry sent England’s Danny Robert’s careening to the mat with a third-round knee and a followup punch. Though Roberts was clearly out cold, Perry then chased him to the canvas, where he landed a series of additional blows, while referee Marc Goddard...

Oct 10, 2016 5:58 pm

Did the UFC hint on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz trilogy in UFC 205 promo?

Are people tired of hearing about Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz? Many fans may be, while many others want to see who wins the best out of three as McGregor and Diaz both split their fights with a win each. Even UFC President Dana White says he has had enough of their rivaled matchup, for...

Oct 10, 2016 5:09 pm

Bellator president targeting Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva for summer event

Bellator president Scott Coker is looking to put on a grudge match that’s been years in the making. Ever since Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva coached opposite each other on The Ultimate Fighter back in 2013, the two have never had the chance to settle the score in the ring. After a series of blunders...

Oct 10, 2016 3:54 pm

Miesha Tate on Possible Cris “Cyborg” Super Fight: I Wouldn’t Be Against It

Reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has now fought twice in the UFC. On both occasions, she took on beefed-up bantamweights at a catchweight of 140lbs, and on both occasions, she absolutely mauled that opposition. Given Cyborg’s size and ferocity, it’s bound to get more and more difficult for the UFC to find her willing dance partners. There...

Oct 10, 2016 3:11 pm

Miesha Tate Says Amanda Nunes’ Right Hand Could be “A Big, Big Problem” For Rousey

Last November, Ronda Rousey was knocked stiff by Holly Holm, surrendering the UFC women’s bantamweight title in the process. She has not stepped foot in the Octagon since. Luckily for Rousey fans, that could soon change, as recent rumors have suggested she’ll return to action at UFC 207, where she would take on reigning bantamweight...

Oct 10, 2016 2:24 pm

Daniel Cormier on Rumble Rematch: If He Doesn’t Knock Me Out, He Can’t Win the Fight

On December 10, the UFC will touch down in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with UFC 206. The biggest fight confirmed for the card so far is a light heavyweight title showdown between champion Daniel Cormier and challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. These two dangerous light heavyweights, of course, have fought once before. On that night, Cormier emerged...

Oct 10, 2016 1:38 pm

Conor McGregor reacts to $150,000 fine from NSAC

On Monday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission ruled a stiff penalty on Conor McGregor for his involvement in the water bottle fiasco at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference at the MGM Grand. The incident involved Team McGregor and Team Nate Diaz in an object-throwing war with press getting caught in the middle of it...

Oct 10, 2016 12:25 pm

Eddie Alvarez responds to Conor McGregor KO report

The MMA community was buzzing on Monday when MMA insider @TalkMMA tweeted that Conor McGregor had been allegedly knocked out cold during a training session at Straight Blast Gym. Eddie Alvarez is set to face McGregor at UFC 205 in New York on November 12 in the main event as he looks to defend his...

Oct 10, 2016 11:56 am

Daniel Cormier Is Still Optimistic That Georges St-Pierre Could Fight at UFC 206

Earlier this month, it was announced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 206. The card is scheduled for December 10 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Unsurprisingly, this news went over very well with Canadian fight fans. It’s unlikely, however, that fans in The Great White...

Oct 10, 2016 11:07 am

Conor McGregor handed stiff penalties from NSAC for UFC 202 water bottle war

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had his hearing with the Nevada State Atheletic Commission (NSAC) on Monday for the UFC 202 water bottle war against Nate Diaz and his team during the pre-fight press conference. McGregor will have to open up his wallet for the incident after the NSAC ordered that McGregor pay a $150,000...