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Jun 9, 2016 9:55 pm

Brock Lesnar talks Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II

While Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II was initially slated to headline UFC 200 on July 9th, McGregor was pulled from the event after refusing to fulfill his media obligations. To make up for the change, the UFC booked Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II and Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt for the main event...

Jun 9, 2016 5:24 pm

Dana White cracks up over Ariel Helwani joke

UFC President Dana White has had his moments with MMA journalist Ariel Helwani. Most recently, Helwani and some members from his team were kicked out of UFC 199 and “banned for life” from the UFC. All this came after Helwani broke the news of Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC before the UFC was able...

Jun 9, 2016 12:35 pm

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt talks about his run-in with Dominick Cruz backstage at UFC 199

Team Alpha Male’s Cody Garbrandt has his target set on UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. With Garbrandt shooting up the rankings with his KO victory over Thomas Almeida, he is gunning straight for the champ. With team leader Urijah Faber unable to take the belt from Cruz at UFC 199, Garbrandt says it is only...

Jun 9, 2016 12:27 pm

Michael Bisping fires back at Chris Weidman

Shortly after stepping in on short notice for Chris Weidman at UFC 199 and knocking out Luke Rockhold to become the UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping found himself being put on blast by the man he replaced at UFC 199, Chris Weidman. Weidman called Bisping a “bum” and called for a title fight against Bisping...


Jun 9, 2016 11:57 am

Chris Weidman taunts “bum” Michael Bisping

Just several weeks ago, Chris Weidman pulled out of his UFC 199 title fight against Luke Rockhold due to a neck injury. Ultimately, Michael Bisping stepped in on short notice to fight Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199. Bisping went out on just 2-weeks notice and knocked out Rokchold in the very first...

Jun 9, 2016 11:52 am

Report: Brock Lesnar tested by USADA on Wednesday, results to be posted

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is making a return to the Octagon at UFC 200 against KO specialist Mark Hunt. While Lesnar has been waived from the mandatory 4-months of random drug testing by USADA due to an exemption from the UFC, Lesnar is still being tested by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The...

Jun 9, 2016 11:22 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar has a big problem with Colin Cowherd

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is returning to fight in the Octagon once again at UFC 200. The big news was announced on Saturday and the preview for UFC 200 had people going nuts. For a reminder of the former champ’s intimidation factor and sense of humor, here is a little Throwback Thursday clip...

Jun 9, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan reacts to Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, the UFC finally announced the date for the Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz rematch would take place at UFC 202 on August 20th in Las Vegas. Immediately the MMA world went wild with reactions about the fight. UFC commentator Joe Rogan wasted no time in discussing the...

Jun 9, 2016 9:52 am

Here’s how Kimbo Slice wanted to be remembered

Earlier this month, tragic news emerged that famed YouTube brawler and Mixed Martial Artist Kimbo Slice had passed away from heart failure in Florida at the age of 42. Understandably, the combat sports community was devastated about the loss of Slice, and many members of the MMA community began paying tribute to Slice. Interestingly, an...

Jun 9, 2016 9:26 am

Cody Garbrandt blasts Dominick Cruz

This past weekend at UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber had their highly anticipated trilogy fight nearly a decade after their first meeting in the WEC banner. Cruz ended up dominating the fight from start to finish, securing numerous takedowns, and even dropping Faber several times. After the fight Faber revealed that while he...

Jun 9, 2016 9:07 am

Dan Henderson reportedly wants rematch with Michael Bisping

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping stepped in to fight then-UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold on short notice after Chris Weidman pulled out of the fight with a neck injury just 2-weeks before fight night. Bisping went out and won the fight in the very first round to claim the middleweight championship. Earlier on the card,...

Jun 9, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell reacts to Brock Lesnar’s return to MMA

During the UFC 199 broadcast last weekend, it was revealed that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 199 for one fight. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years after he retired on a 2-fight losing streak after losing his heavyweight championship, and then being TKOd by Alistair Overeem....

Jun 9, 2016 8:41 am

Chris Weidman undergoes successful neck surgery

Good news for former middleweight champion Chris Weidman! After being forced to withdraw from his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold just two weeks before fight-night, Weidman has now undergone successful neck surgery and is resting at home. MMAFighting broke the news, which revealed that Weidman will begin physical therapy and strength training on Thursday,...

Jun 9, 2016 8:24 am

Michael Bisping shuts down Luke Rockhold: Go earn a rematch

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping finally got his UFC title shot after nearly a decade in the promotion. Bisping capitalized on the opportunity, despite stepping in on just 2 weeks notice, and knocked out middleweight champion Luke Rockhold in the very first round. With both men at one win each, Rockhold believes that an immediate...

Jun 9, 2016 8:13 am

Mark Hunt reacts to Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

It’s been nearly a week since it was revealed that former UFC champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 200. Since then, it has also been revealed that Lesnar will be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt, and that he has been granted an exemption from USADA random drug testing. Ahead of...

Jun 9, 2016 3:05 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler says he would have taken Conor McGregor’s soul if they fought

LIVE talking UFC 201 in Atlanta with Robbie Lawler and Tyron W… Atlanta UFC fans – WHO'S READY FOR UFC 201? Sports Director Zach Klein is LIVE right now with the champ Robbie Lawler and the challenger Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley talking about their upcoming welterweight title fight Posted by WSB-TV on Wednesday, June...

Jun 8, 2016 4:10 pm

VIDEO | Controversial sparring session between Muay Thai champ and Sage Northcutt

Wednesday afternoon Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad posted on his Instagram about a recent training session he had with UFC welterweight star Sage Northcutt ahead of Northcutt’s UFC 200 fight. The recollection was not a good one, with Grad describing issues with Northcutt’s father, who is also his coach. Grad explained that Northcutt’s father accused...

Jun 8, 2016 3:13 pm

Frank Mir gives his prediction for Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

This past weekend it was revealed during the UFC 199 broadcast that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the UFC to fight Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200 on July 9th. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years, and while there are many who believe Lesnar will make a...

Jun 8, 2016 3:07 pm

Conor McGregor ranked on ‘Forbes 100 highest paid athletes’ list

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor never shies away from showing off the ‘fruits of his labor’ on social media, in the form of designer clothes, luxury vehicles, and expensive shopping sprees. The featherweight champion banked his largest payday earlier this year when he fought Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 at welterweight....

Jun 8, 2016 1:22 pm

VIDEO | Ken Shamrock says Kimbo Slice never got the respect he deserved

The news of Kevin Ferguson’s death caught everyone off guard. Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice was just 42-years-old and had a scheduled Bellator MMA bout with James Thompson set for July. Ferguson’s past Bellator MMA opponent Ken Shamrock spoke with TMZ on the untimely death of the brawling Interset sensation turned MMA star. Shamrock...

Jun 8, 2016 12:52 pm

Brock Lesnar comments on Conor McGregor’s rise in the UFC

According to most reports, Brock Lesnar is still the king of UFC pay-per-view. Most reports indicate that UFC 100, which was headlined by Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir in their rematch, came in at 1.6 million buys. However, Conor McGregor claims to hold the records for PPV, Gate, TV, Fightpass, Embedded record, as well as...

Jun 8, 2016 11:52 am

Muay Thai champion brought to help train Sage Northcutt, leaves in disgust

Sage Northcutt is set to fight at UFC 200 against Enrique Marin. Northcutt will step into the Octagon for the first time since being handed his only professional loss, where he was submitted by Bryan Barberena back in January. Israeli Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad was brought in to help train with Northcutt for his...

Jun 8, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach wonders what’s in store for him following Muhammad Ali’s death

Earlier this week tragedy struck the combat sports community when it was announced that boxing icon Muhammad Ali had passed away at the age of 74. While Ali’s death was undoubtably devastating for many members of the combat sports community, Ali’s death certainly hit close to home for famed boxing trainer Freddie Roach. Roach also...

Jun 8, 2016 10:53 am

VIDEO | Muhammad Ali’s son discusses his father inside and outside the ring

Tragedy struck the combat sports world earlier this week when news surfaced that boxing icon Muhammad Ali had passed away at the age of 74. Immediately the combat sports community began paying tribute to the man who many consider to be the greatest boxer of all time. In the video above you can see Muhammad...

Jun 8, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt: ‘In case Brock Lesnar forgot, I’m the king’

in case brock forgot, i'm the king.thanks to One Island for making this Posted by Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 200 against the powerful striker Mark Hunt. Hunt took to Facebook to send Brock a little...

Jun 8, 2016 10:20 am

Ariel Helwani disputes Joe Rogan’s explanation of the UFC vs. Helwani

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani made the headlines himself after he made it known that he was kicked out of UFC 199 and “banned for life” after breaking the news of Brock Lesnar’s return at UFC 200 before the promotion could make their big announcement. UFC color commentator Joe Rogan reacted to the news of the...