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Oct 20, 2015 8:51 am

Nick Newell on retirement: “It was the right decision for me”

Following his unanimous decision win over Tom Marcellino at WSOF 24 this past weekend, ‘Notorious’ Nick Newell announced his retirement. In a backstage interview immediately after the fight, Newell cited numerous injuries as his reason for retiring despite being on a 2-fight win streak. Newell joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour on Monday to...

Oct 20, 2015 8:30 am

CM Punk goes off on critics: “Don’t pay attention to me”

Since announcing earlier this year that he would make his MMA debut under the UFC banner, CM Punk has been on the receiving end of some pretty harsh criticism. Some believe that the move is simply a publicity stunt, while others believe CM Punk is in for a rude awakening, despite the fact that he...

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 7:41 am

TWITTER BEEF! Patrick Cote and Jake Ellenberger trade shots on Twitter

Patrick Cote is itching to book his next fight in the Octagon! Cote took to Twitter to issue a challenge to his fellow UFC welterweights, which Ellenberger accepted. I want to be on the UFC on FOX18 card january 30th ! Who want to share that cage with me ??? TOP 15 !!! #fightersFight @ufc...

Oct 19, 2015 10:29 pm

Jon “Bones” Jones and Daniel Cormier go at it on Twitter!

Several months after their first meeting in the octagon for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 182, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier are ready to go at it again. Jones reigned supreme in the light heavyweight division for nearly four years before he was forced to relinquish the championship due to legal issues. After...

Oct 19, 2015 6:02 pm

Firas Zahabi: Northcutt ‘reminds me a lot’ of a young GSP

Sage Northcutt’s debut at “UFC 192” against Francisco Trevino it not only turned the heads of the UFC President and other top active fighters, but it caught the attention of Georges St. Pierre as well! Shortly after the conclusion of “UFC 192”, Northcutt decided to pack his bags in Texas and make the trip to...

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...

Oct 19, 2015 2:12 pm

Undefeated Cody Garbrandt reveals who he wants next

Undefeated Cody Garbrandt is ready to test himself against the top competition in the UFC’s bantamweight division. Garbrandt who is 2-0 in the UFC and an overall record of 7-0 with six finishes, spoke with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “[My next fight will be] hopefully in January,” Garbrandt said. “[The UFC...

Oct 19, 2015 1:52 pm

“Cowboy” Cerrone: Dana White wouldn’t let me move to 170 pounds

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is one of the more popular fighters to ever step foot in the octagon and it’s with good reason; He is willing and able to take on a fight at a moment’s notice no matter who the caliber of opponent. When Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced to pull out of their high-profile fight...

Oct 19, 2015 1:18 pm

Edgar Garcia vs. Sheldon Westcott rescheduled to UFC 195 in January

After today’s UFC announcement of the Sage Northcutt and Cody Pfister bout being added to UFC Fight Night 80, a fight originally scheduled for the December card has been moved to January. A welterweight clash between Edgar Garcia (14-4 MMA, 0-3 UFC) and “The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia” runner-up Sheldon Westcott (8-3-1 MMA,...

Oct 19, 2015 12:10 pm

Team Alpha Male BJJ coach sees Dillashaw and Faber fight happening

Fabio “Pateta” Prado, Team Alpha Male’s jiu-jitsu coach spoke with Sherdog on the recent split between UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and Team Alpha Male. “Dillashaw left because a new team in Colorado offered him a good salary to train there and be part of the team,” Prado told Sherdog. “I understand his point and...

Oct 19, 2015 11:41 am

Aisling Daly ready to fight in front of Irish crowd after missing 2014 Dublin event

Aisling Daly has fought in front of her hometown crowd in Dublin, Ireland several times before under the Cage Warriors banner. After making the rounds through Bellator and Invicta, the Ultimate Fighting Championship came knocking and Daly was signed on as a participant for “The Ultimate Fighter 20”. In the meantime, UFC ran their first...

Oct 19, 2015 9:36 am

Dan Hardy breaks down “UFC Fight Night: Duffy vs. Poirier”

Joe Duffy has the opportunity of a lifetime in front of him at “UFC Fight Night: Duffy vs. Poirier” when he fights in his first main-event in front of his home-crowd. Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier will be standing opposite of him in the octagon on Saturday night and he is riding quite the wave of...

Oct 18, 2015 10:35 pm

“Wonderboy” to Northcutt: Work Your Way Up Slowly…

Sage Northcutt has the potential to be the next big thing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and he proved it wasn’t all hype at “UFC 192” when he dismantled Francisco Trevino in less than a minute. There is no doubt that the nineteen year old phenomenon has what it takes to make it into the...

Oct 18, 2015 6:26 pm

“GGG” on Lemieux fight: ‘He went to school… I’m in a different class’

Gennady Golovkin picked apart David Lemieux for eight rounds on Saturday evening before picking up the technical knockout victory, and proved to the world he truly is one of the best boxers in the world. With an undefeated record of 34-0, “GGG” is riding a wave of momentum that could bring him to a level...

Oct 18, 2015 6:11 pm

Conor McGregor would lose ‘just as quickly’ in a rematch, Joe Duffy believes

Joe Duffy made headlines with the moment his signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship was announced. It isn’t rare to see a new UFC signee gain momentum before he ever steps foot in the octagon as long as their record or highlight reel is impressive, and Duffy’s surely is. “Irish Joe” possesses a victory over...

Oct 18, 2015 5:37 pm

Chael Sonnen stands firm on retirement: ‘I am not coming back’

Chael Sonnen has not stepped foot in the octagon since fighting Rashad Evans at UFC 167 nearly two years ago in November 2013. He was scheduled to clash with Wanderlei Silva at UFC 173, but one of Sonnen’s pre-fight random pre-fight drug tests forced him out of the fight when it came back positive for...

Oct 18, 2015 3:52 pm

WSOF 24’s Jon Fitch: ‘I respected Yushin Okami’s power too much’

World Series of Fighting hosted UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami’s first meeting at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami”. With a combined seventy-six professional fights to their name, it is to nobody’s surprise that they fought intelligently and cautiously for fifteen minutes straight. Of course one would catch the other off guard with the...

Oct 18, 2015 3:29 pm

Joseph Duffy ‘shocked’ to be a main-eventer so early in UFC career

Even though Joseph Duffy has an overall career record of 14-1, he still only possesses two victories in the world-famous octagon. Granted, the lightweight impressed in his showings against Jake Lindsey and Ivan Jorge, it is almost unheard of for a fighter to headline a card so early in his career. UFC President Dana White...