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Nov 28, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | Hilarious edit turns the tables with Dana White taking belt from Conor McGregor

Over the weekend it was announced that UFC superstar Conor McGregor chose to “relinquish” the UFC featherweight title and hold on to the UFC lightweight strap. “The Notorious” was the first fighter in history to be a concurrent two-division UFC champion after beating Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 earlier this month. McGregor held both the...


Nov 28, 2016 8:38 am

Big John McCarthy says MMA officiating career “won’t go on much longer”

Veteran referee “Big” John McCarthy made his first Octagon appearance all the way back at UFC 2 in the year 1994. As such, he and his trademark “let’s get it on” fight-staring line are as much a symbol of the UFC as Bruce Buffer, Joe Rogan, and the Octagon itself. Of course, Big John’s officiating...

Nov 27, 2016 6:42 am

The MMA community reacts to Robert Whittaker’s wild win over Derek Brunson

Last night, the UFC returned to sunny Melbourne, Australia with UFC Fight Night 101. Though most of the fights on the 13-bout lineup were somewhat slow, the main event was an absolutely thriller. That main event pitted Australia’s own Robert Whittaker against Derek Brunson in a clash of rising middleweight contenders. This fight was given...

Nov 26, 2016 12:16 am

REPORT: Anthony Pettis vs. Max Holloway could be for interim featherweight belt

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his upcoming UFC 206 scrap with Anthony Johnson on December 10th in Toronto. Cormier’s withdrawal was unexpected, but fortunately will not keep the champ sidelined for too long, as details have emerged on the situation, revealing that ‘DC’...

Nov 25, 2016 5:44 pm

New details emerge on Daniel Cormier’s injury & return

Friday afternoon, the MMA community received some unfortunate news, that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his upcoming UFC 206 scrap with Anthony Johnson on December 10th in Toronto, Canada. The fight was set to be Cormier’s second title defense since winning the belt in May of 2015, when he...

Nov 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris Cyborg confident Miesha Tate will not retire

Back at UFC 205, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate suffered a unanimous decision loss to Raquel Pennington on the main card of the historic event. For Tate, the loss made it two in a row following her UFC 200 loss to Amanda Nunes, where she lost the women’s bantamweight championship in the very...

Nov 22, 2016 8:37 am

Cris Cyborg only returning to 140 for superfight

It’s no secret that Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is a natural featherweight fighter. With that being said, both of Cyborg’s UFC fights have been at a catchweight of 140 pounds due to the fact that she is unable to make the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds. Despite the fights taking place at 140...

Nov 21, 2016 6:02 am

Luke Rockhold opens up on recent injury, targets March return

The next UFC fight card on the horizon is UFC Fight Night 101, which will emanate from sun-soaked Melbourne, Australia this coming Saturday (November 26). The card will be headlined by a middleweight contender showdown between Robert Whittaker and Derek Brunson – but this is not the headliner fans in Australia originally anticipated. Instead, the...

Nov 18, 2016 5:16 pm

Cris Cyborg reflects after nearly four years since testing positive for stanozolol steroid

In December of 2012, Cris Cyborg was hit with the most devastating blow of her professional MMA career. After needing just 16 seconds to TKO Hiroko Yamanaka at the Strikeforce – Melendez vs. Masvidal event, Cyborg found out soon after her fight that she tested positive for the steroid stanozolol. The California State Athletic Commission...

Nov 18, 2016 12:37 pm

Conor McGregor out until summer of 2017

With making history by becoming the first concurrent champion of two UFC weight divisions, the world is waiting to hear what will be next for Conor McGregor. With holding the championship belts for the 145-pound UFC featherweight division and the 155-pound UFC lightweight division, contenders in both weight classes are eagerly waiting to get their...

Nov 15, 2016 6:25 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing both of Conor McGregor’s title belts

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis experienced a bit of a career resurgence earlier this year when he dropped down to featherweight in the midst of a 3-fight losing streak at 155, which saw him lose the UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos before dropping back to back losses. When Pettis dropped down to...

Nov 15, 2016 9:04 am

Frankie Edgar reflects on win over Jeremy Stephens in New York

This past weekend on the preliminary card of UFC 205, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar stepped into the Octagon to fight top ranked featherweight Jeremy Stephens. Edgar, a New Jersey native, received a warm welcome to the Octagon by the New York crowd. Edgar put on an impressive performance as he ultimately picked up...

Nov 14, 2016 1:25 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh wants Nate Diaz trilogy fight next

UFC star Conor McGregor made history at Madison Square Garden at UFC 205 when he finished Eddie Alvarez by TKO to become the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight division’s titles simultaneously. The biggest thing that fans of Conor McGregor are waiting on is what fight comes next for the Irish superstar....

Nov 14, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Wants Both of Conor McGregor’s Belts

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight king Conor McGregor made history as the first fighter ever to hold two UFC titles in two divisions simultaneously. He did so with a thunderous, second-round knockout of lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez. As the ruler of two stacked divisions, McGregor now finds himself...

Nov 14, 2016 8:39 am

Tyron Woodley on Conor McGregor: If He Wants the Fight, We Can Sign It Right Now

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor knocked out lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously. Earlier that same night, UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley defended his title with a tooth-and-nail majority draw opposite Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson....

Nov 11, 2016 8:54 am

Conor McGregor goes at “Twitter b***h” Tyron Woodley, champ responds with warning

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had a bit of a heated moment Friday morning in New York during the UFC 205 early weigh-ins. Footage of the moment showed Woodley walking past McGregor, who proceeded to eye down the welterweight champ as he passed by. Woodley recognized the situation and...

Nov 11, 2016 6:12 am

VIDEO | ONE Championship Fighter Breaks Ankle, Keeps Fighting – NSFW!

As an inherently violent sport, MMA occasionally produces the kind of freak injuries that leave our stomachs in knots. In 2004,  for example, we watched a Frank Mir armbar snap Tim Sylvia’s forearm like a matchstick. In 2011, meanwhile, we saw Frank Mir dole out another gruesome arm injury, this time twisting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s arm...

Nov 10, 2016 7:10 am

Conor McGregor divulges info on training camp prep for Eddie Alvarez

This Saturday in New York, UFC featherweight superstar Conor McGregor will have the opportunity to make UFC history as he aims to defeat lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and become the first ever simultaneous two-division UFC champion. Ahead of the fight however, despite his dominance inside the Octagon, McGregor’s endurance and heart was questioned by Alvarez,...

Nov 8, 2016 9:54 am

John Kavanagh opens up on Conor McGregor potentially vacating a title

With UFC 205 now just days away, fight fans have continued to question which title belt featherweight champion Conor McGregor will vacate if he emerges from his lightweight title fight with Eddie Alvarez victorious. While UFC President Dana White has remained adamant that if McGregor wins, he must vacate one of the two title belts...

Nov 5, 2016 7:50 am

Conor McGregor gives update on how he feels at 155

While Conor McGregor is currently the UFC featherweight champion, one week from today he will have the opportunity to become the first man to simultaneously hold two UFC belts when he faces UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205. While McGregor has previously competed at lightweight under the Cage Warriors...