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Mar 10, 2017 10:45 pm

Cris Cyborg ready to fight regardless of Germaine De Randamie’s status

Earlier this year, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm stepped into the Octagon with kickboxing veteran Germaine De Randamie for a highly anticipated showdown for the inaugural women’s featherweight title. The fight was a rather controversial one, with De Randamie landing shots after the bell on two occasions. Despite that, she won the fight,...

Mar 10, 2017 9:32 am

Cain Velasquez ‘rarely’ training according to coach, won’t fight soon

To close out 2016, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez looked to build momentum on his UFC 200 win over Travis Browne, which returned him to the win column following his UFC 188 loss to Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez was set to step into the Octagon for a rematch with Werdum, to determine the heavyweight #1...

Mar 10, 2017 8:47 am

Michael Bisping’s bold prediction for McGregor-Khabib fight following UFC 209 withdrawal

This past weekend at UFC 209, undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was set to step into the Octagon to fight streaking lightweight Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated interim lightweight title fight. Unfortunately, after Nurmagomedov was hospitalized the morning of UFC 209 weigh-ins, the UFC was forced to scrap the bout, and pull Tony Ferguson from...

Mar 9, 2017 2:02 pm

Demian Maia confident he’s a pay-per view draw

This past weekend at UFC 209, welterweights Tyron ‘The Chosen One’ Woodley and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated rematch for Woodley’s welterweight title. With Woodley winning the fight via majority decision and retaining his belt for the 2nd time, many expect Demian Maia to get the next welterweight title...

Mar 8, 2017 10:45 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley describes touching story on why he is giving his newest UFC belt away

Tyron Woodley had another new UFC welterweight champion belt wrapped around his waist on Saturday night. “The Chosen One” successfully defended his title as judges awarded him a majority decision in his UFC 209 championship bout against Stephen Thompson after five rounds of close competition. Speaking with TMZ, Woodley says he won’t be holding on...

Mar 6, 2017 10:57 am

Demian Maia gives his scorecard for UFC 209’s main event

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 209, champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson fought for the UFC welterweight title. Just like their first fight, which occurred back in November and ended with a majority draw, this one was very close, as Woodley walked away with a hotly contested majority decision win. In...

Mar 6, 2017 8:11 am

Stephen Thompson issues statement on controversial UFC 209 loss to Tyron Woodley

Last November, in the co-main event of UFC 205, Stephen Thompson stepped into the Octagon to challenge Tyron Woodley for the UFC welterweight title. Unfortunately, the fight ended in a majority draw, which meant Thompson did not become the champion. Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 209, Thompson got a second crack at...

Mar 6, 2017 7:25 am

UFC Fight Night 106 – Belfort vs. Gastelum: Official fight card and start time

With UFC 209 now in the rear-view mirror, the next UFC event on the horizon is UFC Fight Night 106. This event, which will emanate from beautiful Fortaleza, Brazil this Saturday night, will be headlined by a middleweight bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort, and former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum. Other features...

Mar 5, 2017 12:12 pm

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC 209: 14 fighters get $2500

Last night the UFC returned to Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. In the card’s co-main event, we saw welterweight champion Tyron Woodley narrowly defeat Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in a rematch of an exciting, 2016 draw. In the co-main event, we saw David Teymur score a close decision over Lando Vannata in an exciting lightweight...

Mar 5, 2017 5:54 am

UFC President Dana White gives his scoring for UFC 209 main event

Back in November, in the co-main event of UFC 205, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson battled to a thrilling majority draw. With this result, Woodley hung onto the welterweight crown – though surely not in the fashion he had hoped. Last night, in the main event of UFC 209, Woodley and...

Mar 4, 2017 9:52 pm

UFC 209 Results: Tyron Woodley defeats Stephen Thompson (Highlights)

A welterweight title fight rematch between #1 contender Stephen Thompson and current division title holder Tyron Woodley served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 209 fight card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Thompson takes the center of the octagon. He is using a wide stance. Both men are tentative to begin. Thompson...

Mar 4, 2017 12:59 pm

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson II EA Sports simulation

Tonight in Las Vegas, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson will step into the Octagon for the second time as they compete for Woodley’s welterweight strap. In the pair’s first meeting, Woodley retained his welterweight title for the first tie after the judges scored the fight a majority draw....

Mar 3, 2017 2:22 pm

Tony Ferguson declines fight offer to remain on UFC 209

This just in! After Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his UFC 209 interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson just hours before weigh-ins, the UFC was scrambling in an attempt to find “El Cucuy” a last minute replacement. Fellow division contender Michael Johnson offered to step-up on extremely short-notice and fight Ferguson at UFC 209....

Mar 3, 2017 1:06 pm

MMA community reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight cancellation

Many were extremely disappointed when news broke that the UFC interim lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled on Friday. Nurmagomedov was taken to the hospital hours before the official early UFC 209 weigh-ins started due to weight management medical issues. When the time for the weigh-ins came to an end,...

Mar 2, 2017 9:35 pm

VIDEO | UFC 209 Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson & Woodley vs. Thompson staredowns

Saturday night in Las Vegas at UFC 209, fight fans will tune in for an action packed night of fights which will feature two title fights. In the main event, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will step into the Octagon with welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson for a highly anticipated rematch several months in the...

Mar 2, 2017 4:03 pm

Tyron Woodley doesn’t want to talk about Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping

During negotiations regarding the return of Georges St-Pierre, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was mentioned as a potential opponent for the former welterweight kingpin given the fact that Woodley holds the belt once held by Georges St-Pierre. With that being said, GSP has now signed a new multi-fight UFC contract, and will now fight UFC...

Mar 2, 2017 1:32 pm

Tony Ferguson: Stephen Thompson is going to ‘beat the f**k out of Tyron Woodley’

Tony Ferguson looks to be taking a page out of Conor McGregor’s book and ruffling the feathers of UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley ahead of his UFC 209 interim lightweight title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov taking place this weekend. On a UFC 209 media conference call, Ferguson stated that the interim title fight between Nurmagomedov...

Mar 2, 2017 12:55 pm

Tony Ferguson predicting brutal finish of Khabib Nurmagomedov

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 209, undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his undefeated streak on the line when he fights streaking contender Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight title. Ahead of the fight, both men have given rather harsh predictions for how they plan to finish the fight, with ‘The Eagle’...

Mar 2, 2017 12:43 pm

John Kavanagh wants Conor McGregor Nate Diaz trilogy fight

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor may have avenged his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 202, however the way McGregor’s coach sees it, a trilogy fight between the two when McGregor returns to the Octagon makes sense. With that being said, a fight between Conor McGregor and the winner of this weekend’s UFC...

Mar 2, 2017 11:25 am

Tyron Woodley talks Demian Maia title snub

With an impressive 6-fight win streak, many believed that Demian Maia would be up for the next welterweight title shot after Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson fought at UFC 205. Ultimately however, after Woodley retained his belt following a majority draw, the UFC opted to book a rematch between the two men for UFC 209,...

Mar 2, 2017 9:15 am

Coach John Kavanagh details his ideal next fights for Conor McGregor

Shortly after winning the UFC lightweight title with a beautiful, second-round knockout of Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor set his sights on a game-changing boxing match with semi-retired boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Whether this fight actually happens is still very difficult to say, but it remains the Irishman’s singular focus. McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh, however,...

Mar 2, 2017 8:10 am

Report: Francis Ngannou to take on the Skyscraper in Stockholm

Back in January, on the main card of UFC on Fox 23, French-Cameroonian heavyweight Francis Ngannou picked up a crushing first-round knockout win over former champion Andrei Arlovski. With this win, Ngannou burst into the upper half of the UFC heavyweight top-15, where other massive tests now await him. According to a report from MMAJunkie.com,...

Mar 2, 2017 7:19 am

Eddie Bravo outlines Tony Ferguson’s grappling training for UFC 209

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Las Vegas with UFC 209. While the card is headlined by a welterweight title rematch between champ Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, it seems that the majority of the buzz for the event surrounds the co-main event. This co-main event will see the streaking Tony...

Mar 1, 2017 12:58 pm

VIDEO | UFC 209 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

UFC 209 takes place this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada as two championship bouts are set to take place at the top of an exciting fight card. In the main event of the evening, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley looks to defend his belt in his rematch against Stephen Thompson with their first competition ending...

Mar 1, 2017 12:41 pm

Odds released for Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre

On Wednesday, UFC President Dana White announced on TSN that Michael Bisping will defend his belt against former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. It will be St-Pierre’s first fight in the UFC since stepping away from the sport in 2013 and will be the first fight for the former champion outside of the UFC 170-pound...

Mar 1, 2017 10:54 am

Chael Sonnen fires back at John McCarthy

Former UFC title challenger turned Bellator MMA fighter Chael Sonnen recently made quite the controversial claim when he stated that Tito Ortiz actually verbally submitted in their Bellator 170 main event scrap. “The score is one-one between Tito and I and you always go into a rubber match. Everyone knows that. The only reason I...