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Oct 27, 2011 3:15 pm

Jon Anik Leaves ESPN for UFC

“This is a dream come true.” This was the statement veteran broadcaster Jon Anik made at today’s UFC 137 pre-fight press conference after Dana White announced that Anik would be joining the UFC broadcasting team in early 2012. In preparation for the UFC on FOX transition, Anik, who is the former host of the weekly...

Oct 11, 2011 9:35 am

Frank Mir Looking To Keep It Standing Against Nogueira At UFC 140

“Nogueira is still a very tough guy. A lot of people are on two sides of the extreme. They either think the first fight was a fluke or that he should retire. I see someone who is going to be extremely motivated who wants to get revenge, so I don’t look to overlook him at...

May 8, 2012 7:33 pm

Akiyama injured, Alves draws Siyar Bahadurzada

The UFC officially announced the fight card for its 149 event earlier this week and already slots are changing due to injury. Just as the fighter changing carousel makes another round, the injury bug has bit cage veteran Yoshihiro Akiyama. Akiyama is new to the welterweight division and will have to wait for another fight...

Mar 14, 2012 2:05 pm

Ian McCall vs. Demetrious Johnson Round 4 Scheduled For June’s TUF Finale

A winner for this bout should have been selected during the UFC on FX 2 fight card that just passed us a few weeks ago. However, the MMA gods didn’t see it that way and due to a scoring error, the original bout that was initially scored for Demetrious Johnson, was eventually ruled a draw...

Mar 3, 2012 8:02 am

Benavidez, Kampmann, Johnson & McCall Take home $50k Fight Night Bonuses

UFC on FX 2 went down last night from Sydney, Australia’s Allphones Arena. In the main event Martin Kampmann took a page out of the book of Tim Boetsch and stole victory from Thiago Alves with a last minute guillotine choke to force Alves to tap and secure victory in the third round. In addition...

Feb 29, 2012 5:07 pm

Photo | Kampmann vs. Alves Staredown From Today’s Pre-Fight Press Conference

UFC on FX 2 is slated to go down this Friday from Sydney, Australia’s AllPhones Arena and in the main event we will see a welterweight showdown between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. Also on the card will be the first round of the UFC’s Flyweight tournament. Read More: Thiago Alves (News), Martin Kampman (News),...

Feb 29, 2012 1:03 pm

Kampmann Expecting A Stand Up War Against Alves This Friday

“I think I can win the fight wherever it takes place, I’m prepared to fight Thiago wherever the fight goes. I think I probably have a better ground game, but the problem is, he’s really hard to take down. He’s got great takedown defense and he’s really good at getting back to his feet anyway....

Jul 22, 2017 8:26 am

Neil Magny cleared to fight after 8-months

UFC welterweight Neil Magney has been absent from the Octagon since his UFC 207 win over former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks back in December. The win was a particularly impressive one for Magny, who defeated Hendricks in the former champ’s final welterweight fight before moving up to middleweight. The fight saw Magny return to the...

Jul 21, 2017 1:03 pm

PHOTO | Michael Bisping comments on GSP’s social media pic, still wants fight

Earlier this month, top ranked middleweight Robert Whittaker defeated Yoel Romero to claim the interim UFC middleweight title in the main event of UFC 213. The fight was a particularly impressive one for Whittaker, as he fought through a knee injury to defeat Romero via decision. While UFC President Dana White stated prior to the...

Jul 19, 2017 2:03 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones trolls Daniel Cormier with latest pic

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently gearing up for his highly anticipated showdown with Daniel Cormier on July 29th at UFC 214. Ahead of the fight however, both Jones and Cormier have continued their bitter rivalry. Despite the fact that no press conferences for the fight have been held, the two men...

Jul 19, 2017 10:12 am

VIDEO | Hilarious Snoop dogg commentary from DWTNCS

Snoop on point ☝🏽 @ufc A post shared by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber) on Jul 18, 2017 at 4:51pm PDT Tuesday evening in Las Vegas, UFC President Dana White hosted the second installment of his ‘Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series’. The show featured the ‘alternate commentary team’ of rap icon Snoop Dogg and UFC Hall...

Jul 18, 2017 1:32 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov punches a crazy fan in the gut

We have not seen current #1 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov compete since November of last year where he defeated Michael Johnson by submission in the third round. “The Eagle” was scheduled to fight #2 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson in a UFC interim lightweight title fight at UFC 209 in March. However, Nurmagomdeov suffered weight...

Jul 18, 2017 12:17 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz and 50 Cent throw shade at Conor McGregor

At the New York stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor started off his speech for the event by throwing shade at New York’s own 50 Cent. McGregor took the mic, saying: “What’s up New York City?” McGregor said. “50 Cent’s a (expletive). You and 50 are...

Jul 16, 2017 8:27 am

Santiago Ponzinibbio thinks a KO of Gunnar Nelson will get him “really close” to welterweight belt

Later tonight, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated return to Glasgow, Scotland, Argentine striking whiz Santiago Ponzinibbio will collide with Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson in a crucial welterweight showdown. Ahead of this fight with Nelson, Ponzinibbio spoke with MMAFighting.com about the contest itself, and where a win puts him in the stacked welterweight division. “I...

Jul 15, 2017 10:57 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather security guard spars, gets dropped in seconds

Throughout the course of the Mayweather-McGregor world tour, one of Mayweather’s security guards who drew quite a bit of attention, and received quite a few insults from Conor McGregor, was ‘Jizzy Mack’. No one on the Money team is scared of you. Especially not me. 👊🏼 #TMT #mayweathervsconor #nyc #mayweathervsconorworldtour A post shared by Jizzy...

Jul 14, 2017 9:10 am

Showtime Exec fires back after Dana White’s “s**t show” comments

Thursday night, the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather world tour hit Brooklyn New York, where the fighters hit the stage together for the third time. Following the event, UFC President Dana White took to social media to send a message to fans: Thank u so much Brooklyn, NY!!!! So sorry about the #shitshow It's not...

Jul 13, 2017 9:39 pm

50 Cent responds to Conor McGregor calling him a “b**ch” in New York

Thursday night in New York, both Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather appeared onstage for the third stop of their world tour. Once again, McGregor took the mic first, to address the crowd in attendance. Upon starting his speech, Conor McGregor stated: “What’s up New York City?” McGregor said. “50 Cent’s a (expletive). You and 50...

Jul 13, 2017 1:36 pm

VIDEO | Drake takes a side in Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight

Music megastar Drake was in attendance for the second stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor world tour in Toronto, Canada on Wednesday. The Candian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor appeared on stage in front of nearly 15,000 fans in attendance for the press conference to hype up the money fight between...

Jul 12, 2017 9:50 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor’s suit really did say “f**k you” in pinstripes

Tuesday afternoon at the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather came face to face on-stage for the first time in front of a packed Staples Center. During his opening speech, McGregor asked the cameras to zoom in on his suit, because the...

Jul 11, 2017 2:28 pm

PHOTO | Sage Northcutt looking bigger and more shredded in new post

“Super” Sage Northcutt is looking like he is terrific shape ahead of his fight coming up against John Makdessi. The two are set to meet in the center of the Octagon at UFC 214, which takes place on July 29 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Ahead of his fight, Northcutt posted some photos...

Jul 11, 2017 8:33 am

MMA community reacts to Gegard Mousasi signing with Bellator

Monday afternoon, the MMA community was shocked to learn that top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi had signed with Bellator MMA after being unable to reach a deal with the UFC. Mousasi broke the news, which immediately hit social media, setting off a chain of reactions from members in the MMA community. Mousasi was of...

Jul 8, 2017 1:58 pm

Valentina Shevchenko accepts Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s challenge

Saturday afternoon the MMA community was stunned to learn that just hours before she was scheduled to step into the Octagon to fight Valentina Shevchenko, Amanda Nunes had been pulled from the card after being hospitalized. Without missing a beat, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk offered to step in and fight Shevchenko on short...

Jul 8, 2017 1:22 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk attempting to step in and fight Valentina Shevchenko

In a surprising turn of events, after UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was pulled from her UFC 213 main event scrap with Amanda Nunes tonight in Las Vegas, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who is teammates with Amanda Nunes at American Top Team, is now attempting to convince UFC President Dana White to...

Jul 8, 2017 12:20 am

TJ Dillashaw congratulates friend Jesse Taylor on winning TUF

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw sat cageside Friday night as his former Cal State Fullerton wrestling teammate, and TUF Redemption Team Dillashaw member, Jesse Taylor defeat Dhiego Lima to become the winner of TUF Redemption. Taylor’s win comes nine years after he was set to compete in the TUF Finale after advancing to the...

Jul 6, 2017 11:46 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather press conference set for July 11th

With the countdown officially underway for the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match, the reports of the media tour recently began to emerge. Now however, an official announcement regarding the press tour has surfaced, after the Staples Center posted on social media that tickets were on sale for the highly anticipated press...