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Aug 27, 2015 2:27 pm

Report: UFC 190’s The Biggest Event Since 2013, Tops 900,000 PPV Buys

UFC 190, which saw a main event between UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Brazilian Beth Correia, looks to be the biggest PPV event for the UFC, sine 2013, when Chris Weidman took on Anderson Silva for the second time. According to Dave Meltzer, via MMAFighting, the event is estimated to have brought in over...

Aug 24, 2015 1:00 am

UFC lightweight Aubin-Mercier broke a boring record at “UFC Fight Night 74”

There are several records the fighters of the octagon stride to break. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson just mentioned his desire to break Anderson Silva’s streak of most consecutive successful title defenses. Former UFC fighter smashed pay-per-view records when he fought Frank Mir at UFC 100. Olivier Aubin-Mercier broke a record on Sunday evening at “UFC...

Aug 21, 2015 3:01 pm

It’s Cool

Wait, is that UFC champion Robbie Lawler rocking Adidas gear? Yes, it is. In fact those are new ‘Adidas-made Fight Kits’. Are you confused, I can see why you wold be. You have the UFC (Reebok sponsored) welterweight champion standing and posing with new Adidas fight gear on. Oh and this photo shoot is for...

Aug 20, 2015 5:45 pm

Nick Diaz In The Gym And Looking SWOLE

UFC welterweight/middleweight Nick Diaz might not have a fight coming up, but that doesn’t mean he’s not in the gym. In fact, the guy just got done doing one of those Ironman races. Diaz is still on the sidelines and waiting for his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission in regards to his failed...

Aug 20, 2015 4:50 pm

Throwback Thursday! Remembering The “Showtime” Kick

Let’s all take a moment and remember one of the greatest things to ever happen in an MMA fight, period. The Showtime Kick. I mean just try to think of something that was better than that. Sure, Anderson Silva’s front kick to Vitor Belfort, but no, not even that can compare to the craziness that...

Aug 17, 2015 2:01 pm

Chris Weidman: I’m not leaving without fighting Jon Jones

Super fights were the topic of conversation throughout 2013 and 2014. With names like Anderson Silva, Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz floating around, super fights could have been a dime-a-dozen. After the debacle that was UFC 183, there was one super-fight above the rest that the fans wanted to see no matter how stacked...

Aug 13, 2015 6:31 am

Nick Diaz’s NSAC Disciplinary Hearing Now Expected For September

Anderson Silva got handed a lengthy suspension today at his Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. Nick Diaz, not so much. Diaz was originally scheduled to attend the same hearing as Silva, which took place on Thursday. Before the hearing though Diaz’s team filed for another extension due to scheduling reasons regarding his lawyer. The extension...

Aug 10, 2015 4:00 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Enters Top 10, Nunes Cracks Top 5

The dust has settled from “UFC Fight Night 73” and the official rankings have been updated! Beneil Dariush and Amanda Nunes are the big winners this week as Darish was able to crack the top ten in his division while Amanda Nunes took the number four spot in the bantamweight division. Michael Johnson can take...

Aug 10, 2015 1:27 pm

Nick Diaz’s hearing with the NSAC gets ANOTHER delay

Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva were both originally scheduled to meet with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on August 13th at a hearing which will decide the fate of their suspensions. Scheduling conflicts will forbid Diaz from attending this Thursday’s meetings, however. A representative of Diaz has confirmed that his attorney will not be able...

Aug 3, 2015 5:35 pm

Rankings Report: Rousey sends Correia far away from top 5

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey solidified her spot atop the women’s bantamweight division with another exciting title defense. This past Saturday at “UFC 190”, Rousey only needed thirty four seconds to send Bethe Correia crashing face first into the canvas. As a result of the loss, Correia has dropped three spots in the rankings...

Aug 2, 2015 10:56 am

UFC Eyeing McGregor/Aldo and Rousey/Tate for Cowboys Stadium

If the UFC sticks to the potential plan of putting Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate on the same card in Texas, they could shatter every record the likes of Brock Lesnar, Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre set. With Bethe Correia out of the picture, Rousey now has her sights set on...

Jul 27, 2015 3:44 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Tate Takes Top Spot, 4 Women Ranked Above Correia

“UFC on FOX 16” is in the books and a couple fighters from the main card made some big moves! Miesha Tate’s co main-event performance against Jessica Eye earned her the top-spot directly under Ronda Rousey, once again. Jesssica Eye dropped a single spot due to the loss, however. TJ Dillashaw surpassed UFC Heavyweight Champion...

Jul 20, 2015 2:27 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Michael Bisping’s Win Gets Ignored

Michael Bisping and Thales Leites clashed in the main event of UFC Fight Night 72. Even though Bisping came out on top, his ranking in the middleweight division did not change at all as he remained at #9. Anderson Silva continues to drop in the pound for pound rankings, this week dropping TWO spots to...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Textbook Front Kick Sends Fighter Staggering Back

Anderson Silva’s and Lyoto Machida’s front kicks were devastating enough to put their opponents to sleep. Even though this kick did not finish the fight, it still has to be one of the most beautiful front kicks in the history of kickboxing. Check it out for yourself! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m...

Jul 17, 2015 9:01 am

Sonnen: ‘Aldo’s Injury Was A Bunch Of Crap’

Chael Sonnen and Brazilian fighters, they don’t really go together well. First it was Anderson Silva, then it Wanderlei Silva and now it’s Jose Aldo. Sonnen isn’t one to hold back, so when asked about Jose Aldo he just let it rip. Check out what he had to say on ‘Off The Record’: “Yea, I...

Jul 16, 2015 12:20 am

MMA Legend Calls Steven Seagal An ‘Embarrassment’

“It’s sad how some people can’t accept that their time in the spotlight has come to an end. I watch BJJ today and am amazed that some of the basic moves are new to me. “Once I saw a move that I never saw before and instead of pretending like I already knew that move...

Jul 13, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Soars into P4P List

“UFC 189” and “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” Finale are both in the books and the rankings received a major facelift. Conor McGregor ended an amazing night of fights with a performance that won him the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship. As a result of this, McGregor has hopped above Mendes and Edgar as the #1...

Jul 5, 2015 1:42 pm

Booking Roundup: Gegard Mousasi Comes Back to Japan!

Once again, it’s been a ridiculous week in the world of mixed martial arts. Chad Mendes was named as the official opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 189, but there were several other fights announced as well! Catch up with the news on this week’s Booking Roundup! UFC Fight Night 71: Sicilia Gets a New Opponent...

Jul 2, 2015 9:53 am

Diaz Lawyer Not Confident With Nevada Pot Hearing

Nick Diaz tested positive for marijuana the night of UFC 183 and his fight with Anderson Silva. He has yet to have his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but his lawyer is already feeling nervous about it. His lawyer, Lucas Middlebrook, spoke with MMAFighting and said that because of other cases that he’s...

Jun 29, 2015 1:45 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Romero Now Among the Elite in Middleweight Rankings

“UFC Fight Night 70” has come and gone and we saw some major shifts in the middleweight division! Yoel Romero’s dominant victory over Lyoto Machida propelled him into the top five of the middleweight division. With Romero moving up to the third spot, this knocked Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida down a peg. Machida remains...

Jun 28, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Chris Weidman Fighting Off Takedowns From His Son

UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman may be able to out-grapple the likes of Vitor Belfort and Anderson Silva, but it looks like his own son is giving him some trouble! Weidman shows what a great father he is by wrestling around with his son who actually does impress several times throughout the video. From his...

Jun 22, 2015 1:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Strawweight VanZant Makes Moves

UFC Fight Night 69 is in the books and the rankings have been updated! Joanna Jedrzejczyk
 shook up the strawweight division with her dominant performance against Jessica Penne. Tatsuya Kawajiri defeated Dennis Siver this past Saturday in Berlin, Germany and jumped up three spots to number twelve in the featherweight division as a result! After...

Jun 21, 2015 12:20 pm

UFC GM: I Want ‘Brazilian Killer’ Chris Weidman to Fight in Brazil

Chris Weidman is no stranger to beating down on some Brazilians in the octagon. Weidman has defeated the likes of Lyoto Machida, Anderson Silva (TWICE), Demian Maia and most recently Vitor Belfort. For somebody who just gained his black belt months ago, that’s not a bad track record against some of the top grapplers in...

Jun 21, 2015 11:00 am

“Spider” Training Low Kicks and Knees on Trampoline

Things are looking up for Anderson “Spider” Silva. It was recently announced by the commission that they will be testing his secondary urine samples after discovering inconsistencies with his initial test results. Silva has been staying busy in the gym in case his suspension gets reversed, and he looks to be in amazing shape! Check...

Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Jun 11, 2015 1:09 pm

Truth! Steven Seagal’s Self-Written Script Made Him Cry When He Read It

“Master” Seagal will go down in history as one of the most mysterious figures of our sport. While it’s clear that pioneers like Bruce Lee and Royce Gracie paved the way for modern day fighters, Steven Seagal still claims to have an impact on the sport. His track record speaks for itself; He has taught...

Jun 11, 2015 9:17 am

THROWBACK! Weidman’s First MMA Fight

Chris Weidman competed in his first MMA fight back and 2009, four years before he stepped into the cage with Anderson Silva and shocked the world. The UFC middleweight champion posted this throwback Thursday photo on his Instagram, showing him months before his first ever fight, saying “This is the first time I ever posed...