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Jun 4, 2016 9:44 am

Dominick Cruz discusses new weigh-in procedure in California

Prior to UFC 199, fighters had the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the course of the day on weigh-in day rather than at the official weigh-ins later in the day. The idea is that by giving fighters the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the day, they will be able to rehydrate better before their fights Saturday night....

Jun 4, 2016 9:40 am

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | UFC’s TUF23 finale Moraga vs Nicolau interview

[ooyala code=”p2cGJ3MzE6gp1E6udB-pJ0PPF0t3DZzC” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ auto=”true” width=”1920″ height=”1080″ autoplay=”true”] On July 8th at the ‘TUF 23: Team Joanna vs. Team Gadelha’ finale in Las Vegas, JacksonWink MMA Academy fighter Matheus Nicolau Pereira will be facing John Moraga in a pivotal flyweight matchup. Moraga is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Joseph Benavidez, whereas Nicolau is riding...

Jun 4, 2016 9:34 am

Urijah Faber “blacked out” at UFC 199 weigh-ins

While there is a new weigh-in procedure in California that gives fighters the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the morning in order to have more time to rehydrate prior to their fights Saturday night, they still have staredowns at the official weigh-ins. During the heated staredown before their UFC 199 fight tonight., Cruz and Faber talked...

Jun 4, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | Dana White discusses new weigh-in procedure

Fight fans were rather confused Friday afternoon during the UFC 199 weigh-ins when fighters skipped stepping on the scales to weigh-in, and went straight to staredowns after having their pre-recorded weights read. Under the new California weigh-in policy, fighters have a period of several hours in which they can weigh-in earlier in the day. The...

Jun 4, 2016 9:14 am

VIDEO | Evander Holyfield reflects on Muhammad Ali’s legacy

After the tragic death of Boxing legend and cultural icon Muhammad Ali Friday evening, the sporting world quickly began mourning the man who made overwhelming impacts on both boxing and society. Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield spoke on ESPN to reflect on Ali’s career, influence on both boxing and society, and tell a story about...

Jun 4, 2016 9:08 am

Floyd Mayweather Jr. releases statement on Muhammad Ali’s death

Friday evening the combat sports community mourned the loss of legendary boxer and cultural icon Muhammad Ali. While numerous members of the MMA community, including Conor McGregor, took to social media to react to the death of Ali, boxer Floyd Mayweather, who calls himself ‘The Best Ever’ spoke to Kevin Iole to give his thoughts...

Jun 4, 2016 9:00 am

MMA community reacts to the death of Muhammad Ali

Friday evening, tragic news surfaced that Boxing icon Muhammad Ali had passed away after being placed on life support earlier in the day. Understandably the MMA community immediately began posting their reactions to the death of Ali, who is widely regarded as one of the biggest combat sports icons. Below are some reactions from the...

Jun 4, 2016 8:08 am

Conor McGregor reacts to news of Muhammad Ali ‘s death

Friday evening, tragic news surfaced that boxing icon Muhammad Ali had passed away after being placed on life support earlier in the day. Immediately the MMA community began mourning Ali, who will live on as one of the most influential men in combat sports. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who is often compared to Ali,...

Jun 3, 2016 9:45 pm

BREAKING: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali passes away at age 74

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74, according to a family spokesperson. News hit Friday afternoon that the three-time heavyweight boxing champion was hospitalized on Thursday in Phoenix, Arizona due to respiratory issues. “After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74....

Jun 3, 2016 1:51 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘I laid out the blueprint of what should be happening right now’

Nate Diaz got the biggest payday of his career after he fought Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Prior to Diaz getting the fight with McGregor on short notice, the product of Stockton sent out a blaring message in his post-fight Octagon interview after beating Michael Johnson. Diaz addressed “The Notorious” with profane language that caught...

Jun 3, 2016 1:45 pm

Muhammad Ali reportedly on life support after being hospitalized

Tragic news surfaced Friday afternoon that legendary Boxer Muhammad Ali had been hospitalized the previous evening and placed on life support in Phoenix, where his family has flown to be with him. While the famed prizefighter was initially hospitalized with respiratory issues, a new report from Mirror has indicated that Ali’s problems are “worse than...

Jun 3, 2016 12:48 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping: I am an actor, Conor McGregor is not

Michael Bisping could be having the best two weeks of his life as he approaches his first UFC title shot on Saturday against the champion Luke Rockhold. Bisping got the title fight with just over two weeks notice after former champion Chris Weidman pulled out of the fight with Rockhold due to injury. Bisping was...

Jun 3, 2016 12:15 pm

Dana White says If you are fighter complaining about money, it’s your own fault

Fighter pay is always a hot topic. UFC President Dana White is always included in the subject and recently spoke about it as Colin Cowherd brought it up with White during his Thursday appearance on “The Herd.” “When you’re the boss . . . you’re never going to be the most popular guy,” White said....

Jun 3, 2016 10:22 am

PREDICTIONS! UFC 199 main card voting

Ahead of tomorrow night’s action in Inglewood, California, we want to hear from you PENN Nation! Give us your predictions for who you think will win Saturday’s UFC 199 main card fights using our polls below. Note: Predictions are for entertainment purposes only. No prizes will be awarded for correct predictions. [poll id=”15″] [poll id=”16″]...

Jun 3, 2016 10:12 am

Knockdown stats of UFC 199 fighters

Tomorrow night in Inglewood, California, fight fans will witness an action packed night of fights co-headlined by a trilogy bout between Dominick Cruz & Urijah Faber, as well as a headlining bout between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping. Ahead of UFC 199, which is undoubtably a stacked event, take a look at the offensive and...

Jun 3, 2016 10:00 am

Luke Rockhold believes he’s the uncrowned P4P king

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold‘s confidence is at an all time high heading into UFC 199 this Saturday in Inglewood California. The middleweight champ has stated repeatedly that he believes he is on another level in comparison to his middleweight peers. Ahead of his rematch with Michael Bisping, Rockhold spoke after open workouts to explain...

Jun 3, 2016 9:47 am

Dan Henderson ‘could be talked into retirement for another job’

Ahead of UFC 199 this Saturday, many are wondering just how long Dan Henderson has left in the sport before he finally makes the decision to retire. After fighting for nearly two decades without mentioning retirement, ahead of his UFC 199 scrap against Hector Lombard, Henderson has finally opened the door to retirement talks. He...

Jun 3, 2016 9:33 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk unhappy with how she is portrayed on TUF 23

Many fans quickly began to turn on UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk when season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter began airing. Jedrzejczyk was portrayed in a rather negative way, as footage of her provoking Claudia Gadelha and her coaches with trash talk began to air. Jedrzejczyk has remained quiet on the situation, however in...

Jun 3, 2016 9:19 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping receives ‘Back Bisping’ flag with words of support from fans

This is pretty cool! Check out @bisping's reaction as he's given the #BackBisping flag ahead of #UFC199… 🇬🇧 https://t.co/36jv349I9v — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) June 3, 2016 At UFC 199 on Saturday, Michael Bisping will finally get his chance at UFC gold after nearly a decade in the promotion. Bisping will of course have to defeat...

Jun 3, 2016 9:08 am

PHOTO | Luke Rockhold caught wearing Adidas shoes at UFC 199 press conference

The UFC’s outfitting deal with Reebok now makes it so that fighters can only wear Reebok gear, or clothing without a noticeable logo, during media appearances, and fight-week. When fighters don’t follow the protocol, they are either fined, or they have to remove the article of clothing. When UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold showed up...

Jun 3, 2016 1:59 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping UFC 199 presser faceoff with audio

BISPING vs ROCKHOLD!!! A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:04pm PDT Thursday’s UFC 199 press conference saw a whole lot of verbal wars as middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and contender Michael Bisping had their words while UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber entertained with their own verbal...

Jun 3, 2016 1:41 am

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber UFC 199 presser faceoff with audio

FABER vs CRUZ!!!! A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:03pm PDT UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber had a lot of back-and-forth banter between one another at Thursday’s UFC 199 press conference. The two were paired up for a faceoff, but the UFC’s video did not capture...

Jun 2, 2016 8:33 pm

VIDEO | Joe Schilling and Donald Cerrone sparring

[ooyala code=”pndmF3MzE6sJ64YllwcZqQjNBohOgt3P” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”722″ autoplay=”true”] With just two and a half weeks to go until Donald Cerrone faces Patrick Cote at UFC Fight Night 89 on June 18th, ‘Cowboy’ spent some time training with famed kickboxer Joe Schilling at ‘The Yard’ in California. Schilling posted a video of the pair’s sparring session on...

Jun 2, 2016 8:20 pm

VIDEO | Urijah Faber & Dominik Cruz go at it during UFC 199 press conference

On Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have a chance to finally put an end to their rivalry nearly 10 years after the pair’s first meeting under the WEC banner in 2007. With Cruz’s UFC bantamweight championship on the line, and many believing that this could be...

Jun 2, 2016 8:10 pm

VIDEO | UFC 199 main event & co-main event staredowns

Thursday afternoon at the UFC 199 press conference, things got extremely heated between Dominick Cruz & Urijah Faber, and Luke Rockhold & Michael Bisping. Following the press-conference portion of the event, Cruz & Faber, and Rockhold & Bisping had staredowns. As many expected, both of the staredowns were heated. Check out the replay above!