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Oct 11, 2016 1:05 pm

Jay Glazer calls on MMA community to blackball former NFL star Greg Hardy

Interesting news came out on Monday when MMA Fighting revealed that former NFL star Greg Hardy was looking to transition to a career in mixed martial arts. Hardy was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the 2010 NFL draft and played for the team as a star defensive end. However, in 2014, Hardy was found...

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 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 8:38 am

Ricardo Lamas reacts to fight with BJ Penn being cancelled

On Saturday, former featherweight title challenger, and top ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas was slated to step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Manila’ to square off against UFC Hall of Famer, BJ Penn. The fight was supposed to be Penn’s highly anticipated return to the Octagon after partnering with famed...

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 7:26 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 5:09 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 9:13 am

Michael Bisping Rips Tony Ferguson on Twitter

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping avenged an ugly, 2009 loss to Dan Henderson with a hard-fought unanimous decision win. Not everyone believed he deserved that win, however. In the wake of Bisping’s defeat of Henderson – which marked his first successful defense as middleweight king –...

Oct 10, 2016 8:58 am

REPORT: Conor McGregor knocked out cold while sparring

Conor McGregor was allegedly knocked out cold while sparring at Straight Blast Gym while preparing for his lightweight title fight against champ Eddie Alvarez, according to a source close to the camp. MMA insider Dizz initially reported that the current featherweight champion was shaky and had a possibly broken nose when he came to. https://twitter.com/talkmma/status/785507445967822848...

Oct 10, 2016 7:36 am

Tim Kennedy Thinks Michael Bisping Will Lose the Title in his Next Defense

On Saturday night, Michael Bisping defended the UFC middleweight title, taking a narrow decision from a former foil in Dan Henderson. In doing so, the Brit extended an unlikely title reign that began with a shocking, upset knockout of Luke Rockhold in June of this year. Bisping’s next challenger is likely to be the winner...

Oct 10, 2016 7:35 am

Dana White Smothers Anderson Silva vs. GSP Rumors

For many years, there was no bigger fight in MMA than a super fight between former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. The fight was MMA’s holy grail; it’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao – but it never happened. Today, when Silva is neck deep in a four-fight losing streak, and GSP is closing...

Oct 9, 2016 4:26 pm

ICYMI: ABC Approves Changes to MMA’s Unified Rules, Attempts to Improve Scoring Criteria

In August, the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports (ABC) held its annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. At this conference, the association approved some fairly major changes to MMA’s Unified Rules. Perhaps the most significant of these changes pertain to the language of MMA’s rather archaic scoring system. Good news, considering scoring controversies – like...