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Oct 4, 2016 8:26 pm

VIDEO – This day in MMA history: Scott Coker’s Birthday

Scott Coker took over operations for Bellator MMA back in 2014, when Viacom replaced Bjorn Rebney with the former Strikeforce president. Ever since, Bellator has signed some massive free agents, from Rory MacDonald to Benson Henderson. Bellator’s Facebook page pasted a video on Monday in celebration of Coker’s birthday, and some of the major successes...

Oct 4, 2016 7:17 pm

VIDEO | UFC 205: Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor Promo – History

The historic UFC 205 card taking place at Madison Square Garden will feature a main event bout between UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Alvarez will look to defend his belt for the first time while “The Notorious” will look to stamp his name in mixed martial arts history as...

Oct 4, 2016 6:54 pm

Jose Aldo disgusted with the direction MMA is heading

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo has come to a point in his career where he is simply fed up. The Brazilian champion recently stated that he wants to be released from his UFC contract to pursue new opportunities outside the world of mixed martial arts. Tap.Nap.Snap caught up with Aldo last week and...

Oct 4, 2016 6:09 pm

On this day in MMA history: Seth Petruzelli KOs Kimbo in 14 seconds flat

Eight years ago today, the MMA world was turned upside down with one punch and 14 seconds. Ultimate Fighter season 2 alum Seth Petruzelli, who was filling in for Ken Shamrock after a last-minute cut forced Shamrock off the card, had done something remarkable. He knocked out Kimbo Slice in one of the highest viewed...

Oct 4, 2016 5:26 pm

Eddie Alvarez questions why his UFC 205 contract pay got Conor McGregor so emotional

Eddie Alvarez says that he will be making “millions” for his UFC lightweight title fight against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 205. The historic card will feature the two UFC champions in McGregor’s attempt to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two different UFC weight class titles at the same...

Oct 4, 2016 2:17 pm

VIDEO | Team Alpha Male’s Adam Corrigan exposes Julian Wallace getting knocked by 19-year-old cousin of Cody Garbrandt

[ooyala code=”VkbDk5NjE6OYLWIUiWt1W49LWuUnsMlX” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] The very recognizable Australian MMA fighter, Julian “Julz the Jackal” Wallace has seemed to get a lot of attention for all the wrong reasons. You may recognize Wallace and his face tattoos from the viral bullying video in his faceoff with Ben “10” Nguyen, where he was knocked out...

Oct 4, 2016 11:08 am

Michael Bisping’s Coach Says Bisping is Finally “Peaking” at 37 Years Old.

This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will look to defend his crown against a former foil in Dan Henderson. In advance of this middleweight title fight, much is being made of Henderson’s age –and rightly so. The American is, after all, the oldest fighter on the UFC...

Oct 4, 2016 11:04 am

Eddie Alvarez felt “unthreatened” by Conor McGregor during staredown

Earlier this month, after it was announced that Conor McGregor would be moving to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight championship in the main event of the UFC’s historic UFC 205 fight card, the pair came face to face for their first staredown at the end of the first UFC 205 press...

Oct 4, 2016 9:55 am

Tony Ferguson: “All those whiney b**ches can fight over the belt”

While Tony Ferguson currently sits at #3 on the UFC’s official lightweight rankings, he is content to partake in fights where title belts aren’t on the line. Ferguson has been on a tear of the UFC’s lightweight division lately, going on a spectacular 8-fight win streak that has seen him finish all but two opponents....

Oct 4, 2016 9:25 am

Dana White on Mayweather vs. McGregor: “They don’t REALLY want to fight”

With featherweight champion Conor McGregor scheduled to take on lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez, much of the Floyd Mayweather vs. McGregor talk has died down. But for a while, the thought of a superfight between boxing and MMA’s most talented and brightest shining stars was a serious discussion. With McGregor teasing fight posters featuring a fight...

Oct 4, 2016 9:18 am

VIDEO | UFC 204 Embedded: Episode 1

This Saturday, the Octagon will return to beautiful Manchester, England with UFC 204. In buildup to this hotly anticipated return to the English Isle, the UFC has released the first UFC 204 themed instalment of its popular web-series, Embedded. The episode follows the card’s top fighters as they make their final preparations for battle. UFC 204’s main event will see...

Oct 4, 2016 8:19 am

Australia’s XFC Cuts Ties with Julian Wallace After Assault Charge

Late last week, news broke that Australian mixed martial artist Julian “Julz the Jackal” Wallace had pleaded guilty to assault. Wallace’s charges stemmed from an ugly incident during which he brutalized his then fiancee Jessy Jess – also a fighter – after she brought home a dinner that wasn’t to his liking. Thankfully, Jess was...

Oct 4, 2016 6:22 am

VIDEO | Bellator Champ Michael Chandler Offers His Prediction for McGregor vs. Alvarez

Michael Chandler, who currently owns the Bellator lightweight strap, is 1-1 across two bouts with reigning UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez. As such, Chandler’s commentary on Alvarez’s looming title fight with Conor McGregor is especially interesting. In a video posted to YouTube by MMADigest, Chandler offered up his prediction for this highly anticipated title fight,...

Oct 3, 2016 8:39 pm

‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in for ‘UFC Fight Night: 96’ which took place in Portland, Oregon. The fight card was a spectacular one from top to bottom, from Curtis Blaydes’ spectacular knockout of Cody East on the UFC Fight Pass Prelims, to Andre Fili’s impressive performance against Hacran Dias on the preliminary card,...

Oct 3, 2016 8:23 pm

Chris Weidman doesn’t trust Yoel Romero after failed drug test

At the end of 2015, it looked as though top ranked middleweight Yoel Romero was poised for a title shot after defeating Jacare Souza on the main card of UFC 194. Following the fight, it was revealed that Romero had failed a drug test. While it was ultimately determined that the failed drug test was...

Oct 3, 2016 8:07 pm

Julianna Peña: “I’m the only girl who’s consistently winning.”

Julianna Peña has not been quiet about her right to a title shot. ‘The Venezuelan Vixen’ has won four UFC fights in a row, Peña seems poised for a shot at Amanda Nunes’ belt, however  with the specter of Ronda Rousey’s possible return to the woman’s bantamweight division, Peña’s path to the belt becomes a bit...

Oct 3, 2016 8:04 pm

Dana White discusses the possibility of Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz III

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz’s names will forever be intertwined after their pair of iconic fights. When UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 scrap with McGregor just two weeks before fight night, Nate Diaz stepped in on short notice to fight the Irish superstar. When the pair stepped into the...

Oct 3, 2016 7:44 pm

Not even a title fight with Conor McGregor would make Jose Aldo reconsider retirement

Earlier this month, the MMA community was caught off guard when interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo requested his release from the UFC after it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be fighting Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship at UFC 205 rather than defending his featherweight championship. After Aldo requested his...

Oct 3, 2016 3:30 pm

UFC Vice President of Brazil resigns from promotion

Shortly before his second year as Vice President and general manager of the UFC’s Brazilian operations, Giovani Decker has resigned from the promotion, according to UFC officials. Decker had been the UFC’s top executive in Brazil for nearly 600 days after replacing former VP/GM Grace Tourinho. UFC officials confirmed that Decker wasn’t changing positions within...

Oct 3, 2016 3:20 pm

Charles Bennett Details Hotel Run-In with Wanderlei Silva During Rizin FF Fight Week

If the legends are to b believed, Charles Bennett knocked out Wanderlei Silva in the un-filmed portion of an infamous 2005 backstage brawl. Unfortunately, the lack of footage of this alleged incident rendered this legend impossible to verify. What is possible to verify, however, is that Bennett and Silva’s beef, whatever truth or untruths it’s based upon,...

Oct 3, 2016 3:06 pm

Joanna Jedzrejczyk on Karolina Kowalkiewicz: “She’s a fake person and she’s never fought someone like me”

Woman’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk may share a common nationality with her next opponent, but there’s still no love lost between the two. Jedzrejczyk discussed her upcoming title fight with Karolina Kowalkiewicz during Monday’s edition of the MMA Hour, and flat out called Karolina a phony: “I met her back in 2012, I actually submitted her...

Oct 3, 2016 1:04 pm

Josh Samman’s mother gives update on son, denies rumors of heroin overdose

Last week, the MMA community was struck by tragedy when news surfaced that UFC middleweight Josh Samman was found unresponsive in a Florida apartment along with another man who was pronounced dead. Details regarding Samman’s situation remained scarce as people who were aware of his situation kept reports quiet in regards to the circumstances surrounding...

Oct 3, 2016 12:48 pm

Duke Roufus looks set up Anthony Pettis vs. Jose Aldo superfight

Recently, interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been engaged in a standoff with the UFC brass. After defeating Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight championship at UFC 200, Aldo believed he had secured himself a rematch with featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who he lost to in just 13 seconds at UFC 194. McGregor, who...

Oct 3, 2016 12:21 pm

Eddie Alvarez Says He’ll Make ‘Millions’ for UFC 205 Bout with Conor McGregor

Last week, at the official press conference of UFC 205, Conor McGregor threw plenty of shade Eddie Alvarez’s way, and much of that shade concerned the amount of money Alvarez would earn for their main event showdown. “He’s very lucky to be in the position he’s in,” McGregor said of Alvarez’s pay for the bout....

Oct 3, 2016 12:18 pm

Cris Cyborg rips “coward” Ronda Rousey

The ongoing feud between Ronda Rousey & Cris Cyborg is often reignited when Cyborg steps into the cage. Last month, Cyborg stepped into the Octagon to square off against Swedish striking phenom Lina Lansberg in the main event of UFC Brasilia. Cyborg, who admittedly had a brutal weight-cut throughout the course of the week, cutting...