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Oct 21, 2015 4:51 pm

McGregor offers to fight Poirier on short notice

Earlier today news broke that Joseph Duffy had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier this Saturday due to a concussion. It didn’t take long for interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor to offer to replace Duffy last-minute given that he already defeated Poirier. I will give...

Oct 21, 2015 11:30 am

Demi Lovato responds to praise from Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey, the undefeated UFC bantamweight champion is making more of a presence in pop culture. Musician Demi Lovato’s new song, ‘Stars’ references Rousey in her lyrics and the two stars exchanged high praise for one another on Twitter after Rousey stated how honored she was to be mentioned in the new song. I had...

Oct 21, 2015 9:53 am

SBG Ireland coach threatens Reebok over “insensitive” shirt idea

It was less than 24 hours ago that SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh announced that his gym had partnered with Reebok. Kavanagh posted photos on Twitter of SBG Ireland filled with all new Reebok equipment including promotional posters of Conor McGregor, and the first ever ‘Reeboktagon.’ This morning photos emerged of a shirt that...

Oct 21, 2015 9:12 am

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio – Episode 101

Watch the replay of Tuesday’s episode with hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris “Sir Studboy” Carlino as they take calls and talk to guests about their MMA stories and more. Members of Team Alpha Male often make their way on the show including UFC fighters Urijah Faber, Chad Mendes, Paige VanZant, Joseph Benavidez and Danny Castillo....

Oct 21, 2015 8:33 am

Jon Jones receives glowing reviews for outreach work with kids

As part of his plea deal for his hit-and-run case former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was ordered to make 72 separate community service appearances. Jones was already making public appearances with kids however, like doing hula-hoop races at the Boys & Girls Club, prior to being made to do so. According to TMZ...

Oct 21, 2015 8:17 am

Brimage feeling optimistic despite being cut from UFC

Marcus Brimage found himself on the UFC’s cut list recently after they began their ‘roster purge.’ Brimage’s release didn’t necessarily come as a shock given that he’s lost 4 of his last 5 fights. While many fighters would feel discouraged by being released from the UFC, Brimage looks at it as an opportunity to better...

Oct 21, 2015 7:27 am

Reebok’s new Ireland shirt enrages Irish fans

The Irish invasion has begun in MMA, and it all started with interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Ahead of UFC Dublin this Saturday, where Joseph Duffy will square off against Dustin Poirier in the main event, Reebok released a new shirt showing a map of Ireland along with the description “Show your UFC territorial...

Oct 20, 2015 10:02 pm

Werdum and Silva pressuring UFC to fight in Brazil

It’s no secret that the UFC frequently travels to Brazil to host events given the Brazilian crowd’s passion for the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. According to UFC Brazilian Office GM Giovanni Decker, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva and UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum are both pressuring the UFC to make their next fights...

Oct 20, 2015 9:51 pm

PHOTOS |’Reeboktagon’ debuts at Straight Blast Gym Ireland

Recently it was announced by Straight Blast Gym Ireland head coach John Kavanagh that the gym, which is home to UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor, had partnered with Reebok. Kavanagh posted photos to Twitter last night showing off the new Reebok equipment in the gym, including the first ever ‘Reeboktagon.’ Check it out: Tuesday...

Oct 20, 2015 9:19 pm

Pop music star name drops Ronda Rousey in new song

Recently pop music star Demi Lovato released her newest album titled ‘Confident.’ The album features a song called ‘Stars’ where she references undefeated UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. The line in the song is as follows: Walkin’ in, we causin’ a frenzy Walkin’ in, we causin’ a… Knock ’em all out, beat ’em like...

Oct 20, 2015 2:46 pm

Is Ronda Rousey a role model?

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is an extremely polarizing figure. While some support Rousey and her ‘tell it like it is’ attitude, others can’t help but turn the other cheek when Rousey occasionally makes a comment that comes across as harsh. While every fighter has critics, Rousey appears to have more than most given...

Oct 20, 2015 1:50 pm

PHOTO | Slimmed down Cris Cyborg prepares for fight at 140 pounds

While many have their doubts that a fight between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg will ever take place, the odds of a potential fight have increased with Cyborg’s upcoming debut at 140 pounds. Cyborg is expected to fight at a catchweight of 140 pounds in her upcoming Invicta FC fight, however...

Oct 20, 2015 12:21 pm

PHOTO | Mayhem Miller’s crazy eyed mugshot

Recently Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller was arrested for attacking police officers who arrived at Mayhem’s house to resolve a dispute between the former UFC fighter and two women. Miller allegedly hurled a ceramic tile at the officer and threatened to use a fire extinguisher and metal pole as weapons. Now, TMZ. has the image of Miller’s...

Oct 20, 2015 11:10 am

Neil Magny jumps in the middle of Cote-Ellenberger Twitter beef

In an attempt to get put on January’s UFC on Fox 18 card, Patrick Cote called for an opponent to meet him in the cage via Twitter. Jake Ellenberger gladly stepped up and replied to his tweet and the two got in to a Twitter feud that already makes up for an interesting fight.  ...

Oct 20, 2015 10:53 am

UFC Heavyweight Soa Palelei announces retirement

38-year-old Soa Palelei announced his retirement via Twitter on Monday. The UFC heavyweight from Australia announced his time spent fighting in the ring are done, but his involvement with MMA will continue as he hopes to help the sport grow. The announcement comes on the heels of Palelei being removed from the UFC’s active roster...

Oct 20, 2015 10:49 am

PHOTOS | Ronda Rousey graces the cover of ‘SELF Magazine’

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is no stranger to magazine photo shoots. In her most recent magazine appearance the undefeated champion appears on the cover of ‘SELF Magazine’ for several pictures, which you can see below! WINS, WINGS, and BEING BADASS | The @RondaRousey @SELFmagazine Exclusive @ArmbarNation MORE https://t.co/ZPsehiNEcl pic.twitter.com/hyYJVjLeOn — SHAH (@kissnation77) October 20,...

Oct 20, 2015 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen discusses UFC 200 return rumors

Despite Chael Sonnen announcing his retirement prior to being handed a 2-year suspension from the NSAC back in July of 2014, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Sonnen will return to the sport when his suspension is up. ‘The American Gangster’ recently shut the door on talks of a potential return...

Oct 20, 2015 7:20 am

Andre Pederneiras discusses Renan Barao’s future

After losing to T.J. Dillashaw twice, there was much speculation as to whether or not former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao would stay at bantamweight or move up to featherweight. Many expected Barao to move up in weight given his weight-cutting issues, most notably the time he collapsed before weighing in at UFC 177. To...

Oct 20, 2015 7:00 am

Former UFC champ Carla Esparza is back in training and is looking good!

My first day touching a bag/Shadowboxing in 7 months! Feels good #shouldersurgery #RoadToRecovery #ufc pic.twitter.com/UD7Sr5TA4h — Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) October 18, 2015 Back at UFC 185 Joanna Jędrzejczyk put on an incredibly dominant performance against Carla Esparza, claiming the UFC women’s strawweight championship in the process. Following the bout Esparza underwent shoulder surgery which, according...

Oct 19, 2015 3:24 pm

Chris Weidman inks Reebok sponsorship and gets custom sneakers

UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman did the unthinkable in July 2013 when he shocked the world by knocking out Anderson Silva at UFC 162. Naysayers viewed the victory as a fluke and believed that if they fought again, Silva would win. Not only did Weidman defeat Silva again, but he would go on to defeat...