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Oct 23, 2015 8:04 am

Rory MacDonald gives update on Sage Northcutt’s training at TriStar

Since Sage Northcutt made his impressive UFC debut at UFC 192, where he scored an impressive TKO win over Francisco Trevino, the 19-year-old Northcutt has become the talk of the MMA world. Now, Northcutt is training at TriStar gym in Montreal alongside Georges St. Pierre and Rory MacDonald under famed coach Firas Zahabi. In an...

Oct 22, 2015 9:44 pm

Maldonado to Anderson: Let’s give the fans FOTN and drink beer after!

Fabio Maldonado was originally set to face Tom Lawlor at UFC Fight Night 77 on November 7th, however an injury forced Lawlor out of the bout. TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson stepped up on short notice to replace Lawlor, something Maldonado is very grateful for. Maldonado sent a statement to MMAJunkie thanking Corey Anderson for...

Oct 22, 2015 9:39 pm

Rafael Natal back training after successful eye surgery

Rafael Natal is currently riding a 3-fight win streak in the Octagon which has seen him pick up wins over Chris Camozzi, Tom Watson, and Uriah Hall. Following his last bout, Natal underwent surgery to repair a detached retina. Natal spoke to MMA Noise to discuss the surgery, as well as his return to training....

Oct 22, 2015 9:03 pm

Rothwell believes it will take divine intervention to get top ranked HW fight

‘Big’ Ben Rothwell has had quite a bit of bad luck when it comes to getting a fight booked inside the Octagon. After his opponent for this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin,’ Stipe Miocic, withdrew from the bout Rothwell attempted to get Andrei Arlovski to fill in on short notice. Arlovski was willing to fill...


Oct 22, 2015 8:23 pm

PHOTO | Team Weidman studying Rockhold film in style

Ahead of Chris Weidman’s UFC 194 title defense against Luke Rockhold he and coaches Matt Serra and Ray Longo sat down to watch some film on Luke Rockhold. Weidman and Serra decided to watch the film in style, wearing their UFC championship belts. The moment was captured on camera and posted on Twitter. Studying some...

Oct 22, 2015 6:56 pm

#DWCOTD: Paul Felder’s spinning backfist KO win over Danny Castillo

Castillo vs Felder at UFC 182 on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV #DWCOTD #KO pic.twitter.com/3ASsIESfoh — Dana White (@danawhite) October 22, 2015 UFC President Dana White once again took a gander through the UFC’s video vault to come up with his ‘Dana White Clip Of The Day’ for Thursday October 22nd The clip...

Oct 22, 2015 6:28 pm

Heated staredown from Bellator 144 weigh-ins

A video posted by Bellator MMA (@bellatormma) on Oct 22, 2015 at 2:57pm PDT Bellator 144 goes down tomorrow night from Connecticut. During weigh-ins on Thursday Dennis Olson and Brennan Ward had to be separated during a heated stare-down.

Oct 22, 2015 4:55 pm

Lawler & Condit discuss GSP’s potential return

There has been much speculation lately as to whether or not former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre will return to the UFC. Earlier this week photos surfaced of ‘Rush’ training with famed boxing coach Freddie Roach, which added to the talk of a potential GSP comeback. Two men who are likely very interested with...

Oct 22, 2015 1:29 pm

Benson Henderson to the rescue for UFC Fight Night in Ireland?

With the fallout of the main event bout between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson threw his name in the cap to fight on very short notice. Henderson posted a tweet to the UFC saying he could fight preferably at 170, but could make 155 pounds. Hey @UFC if you guys...

Oct 22, 2015 1:24 pm

UFC books 2 bouts for UFC 195

Tickets for January 2nd’s UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit go on sale to the general public this Friday. As a result the UFC has been busy booking fights for the highly anticipated card. Today the UFC announced that Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson vs. Neil Magny and Lorenz Larkin vs. Albert Tumenov had been added to the...

Oct 22, 2015 1:11 pm

Ryan Bader responds to Anthony Johnson’s “REAL NUMBER ONE CONTENDER” talk

Reports of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson trying to get a fight with Ryan Bader have been buzzing over the media lately, but Bader was not even aware of it until Wednesday. Johnson said in a recent Facebook post, “How can a true athlete feel that he/she is the next best in line for a title shot...

Oct 22, 2015 12:39 pm

“I think Duffy shat himself” leading to main event UFC Fight Night

Check out this interview with UFC featherweight Rob Whiteford and his own opinion on Joseph Duffy not being able to compete after suffering an injury just days before his scheduled fight. Duffy was set to battle Dustin Poirier at UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday. Do you think Duffy should have sucked it...

Oct 22, 2015 11:58 am

Conor McGregor causing mayhem in Ireland!

The fans are packing the streets as the pride of Ireland is back in his home country. Conor McGregor posted this photo to Instagram where fans are lining up just to get a glimpse of the “The Notorious.” This is my city. My home. My people. 🍀 ❤️ A photo posted by Conor McGregor Official...

Oct 22, 2015 11:31 am

This is how Ben Rothwell feels about the Arlovski versus Miocic fight

After Ben Rothwell’s fight at UFC Fight Night 76 with Stipe Miocic was canceled due to Miocic suffering an injury, “Big Ben” was campaigning hard for a fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. However, Rothwell seems to have gotten left out of the party as the UFC announced Wednesday of a booked fight...

Oct 22, 2015 10:38 am

Officials announce new date for Bellator 147

Officials announced today that the initial Dec. 11 date for Bellator 147 has been changed to take place a week earlier, on Dec. 4, according to MMA Junkie. Fighters already scheduled on the card include lightweights in former Strikeforce champion/UFC vet Josh Thomson (21-8 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. Pablo Villaseca (10-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) as...

Oct 22, 2015 9:31 am

Robbie Lawler reveals 15-year-old injury postponed Condit fight

Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit was the first choice for the main event of UFC 193 in Melbourne in November. However, Lawler sustained an injury that forced the fight to be rescheduled to UFC 195 in Las Vegas. In the video from MMA Weekly, see what Lawler reveals as the reason for the postponement and...

Oct 22, 2015 9:20 am

Cody Garbrandt discusses what caused the scuffle with McGregor on TUF

If you caught the latest episode of TUF, you saw the brawl that almost erupted between the two teams with Cody Garbrandt and Conor McGregor getting in each other’s face after words were exchanged. Garbrandt spoke with the TUF Talk podcast and revealed a little more on what happened and his opinion on McGregor. “So...

Oct 22, 2015 8:53 am

Smolka talks emotional rollercoaster leading up to headlining bout

Yesterday it was revealed that Joseph Duffy would be unable to fight Dustin Poirier in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ on Saturday due to a concussion sustained in training. Dustin Poirier was offered Norman Parke as a replacement opponent, however Poirier declined. In addition, interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor offered to...

Oct 22, 2015 7:39 am

Chris Weidman randomly drug tested ahead of UFC 194

It’s no secret that the number of random drug tests are increasing in an effort to clean up the sport of MMA. Just yesterday Cathal Pendred was randomly drug tested ahead of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout this Saturday. Now, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman revealed via Twitter that he too has been randomly...

Oct 22, 2015 7:30 am

Poirier: “This isn’t a Toughman competition; you don’t just fight everybody”

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier was expected to headline this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 76 event in Dublin opposite Joseph Duffy. However, yesterday it was announced that “Irish Joe” had suffered a concussion in training and would not be able to compete in this Saturday’s main event. When the news hit that Duffy was not going...

Oct 21, 2015 8:50 pm

Coach: Duffy suffered concussion on last day of sparring

Yesterday afternoon news broke that ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ headliner Joseph Duffy was forced out of his main event bout against Dustin Poirier due to a concussion. This raised the question of ‘Why was a headlining fighter sparring just days before his fight?’ Duffy’s head coach, Firas Zahabi explained to MMAFighting via text message. “He...

Oct 21, 2015 8:38 pm

Tim Kennedy rips Reebok for ‘not knowing how to do business’

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 over a year ago. Since then Kennedy has been vocal about his disproval of the UFC’s Reebok deal, and it seems nothing has changed. Kennedy spoke on the Three Amigos Podcast to discuss what it would take for him to...

Oct 21, 2015 8:16 pm

Fighters react to Joseph Duffy’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ withdrawal

News broke Wednesday afternoon that Joseph Duffy had been forced off of the ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ card due to a concussion sustained during training. The UFC offered his opponent, Dustin Poirier, the opportunity to fight Norman Parke instead, however Poirier declined the fight. Conor McGregor, who defeated Poirier last year, also offered to step...

Oct 21, 2015 7:45 pm

Arlovski wanted to fight Rothwell on short notice, but management intervened

Earlier today we learned that former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski had been booked to fight Stipe Miocic in the co-main event of January’s UFC 195 fight card in Las Vegas. However, according to Arlovski, he was offered a different fight prior to the Miocic bout by UFC officials. “The Pitbull” told MMAJunkie’s Mike Bohn that the UFC...

Oct 21, 2015 6:29 pm

No event in the world can afford The Axe Murderer!

Former PRIDE champion and MMA legend, Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1), has not competed in mixed martial arts since March of 2013, when he scored a knockout victory over Brian Stann. “The Axe Murderer” is currently under suspension, this after he ran away from NSAC officials who were attempting to administer an unannounced drug test. Wanderlei recently spoke to...

Oct 21, 2015 5:00 pm

Dustin Poirier turned down replacement fight against Norman Parke

Wednesday afternoon it was announced that due to a concussion Joseph Duffy would no longer be able to compete in his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier. Following that announcement the UFC promoted Paddy Holohan vs. Louis Smolka to the main event, however before making that decision, they offered Norman Parke...