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Feb 3, 2016 1:23 am

Bellator’s Scott Coker says they will ‘buy the free agents from the top down’

Recent news of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson making his way over to the Bellator MMA promotion has been buzzing in the MMA community. Bellator MMA President Scott Coker spoke recently on the MMA Hour about their recent acquisition and what will be next for the growing MMA promotion (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “I...

Jan 28, 2016 8:47 am

Chad Mendes sounds off on the return of BJ Penn

It was announced recently that our namesake BJ Penn would be returning to the UFC for yet another fight. News then emerged that Penn had verbally agreed to a bout, however no further details were given. On a recent episode of Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome!” podcast, he was joined by 3-time UFC featherweight title challenger...

Jan 27, 2016 8:51 pm

Aldo wants McGregor rematch even if the title isn’t on the line

Jose Aldo has remained mostly quiet since losing his UFC featherweight championship to Conor McGregor at UFC 194 last month. In the meantime, McGregor has booked a fight at lightweight against Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship on March 5th. Leading many to wonder whether Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo will get the next...


Jan 23, 2016 8:16 am

Nik Lentz responds to BJ Penn once again

Recently it was announced that our namesake BJ Penn would be coming out of retirement to chase the featherweight championship. With Greg Jackson in his corner, Penn hopes to capture the featherweight championship and become the first man in UFC history to hold a championship belt in 3 weight classes. While a fight with Nik...

Jan 21, 2016 11:37 am

Greg Jackson on BJ Penn: ‘I think he’s just beginning to evolve again’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn’s recent announcement to come out of retirement for a run at the UFC featherweight title has had fans on the fence on Penn’s return to the Octagon. While Penn has had the highest of highs throughout his career, he has struggled in his recent years in his bouts in the Octagon....

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Jan 16, 2016 7:35 am

Cyborg closes door on drop to 135

Ahead of Cris Cyborg’s Invicta FC 15 fight against Daria Ibragimova tonight, there has been much speculation as to whether or not she would still be open to dropping to 135 for a potential superfight with Ronda Rousey. While the hype behind a potential Rousey vs. Cyborg fight has certainly dwindled since Rousey lost to...

Jan 13, 2016 8:55 pm

Nik Lentz responds to BJ Penn’s callout

It was revealed via social media recently that our namesake BJ Penn will be training at the Jackson-Winkeljohn academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. The move was in anticipation of a potential fight with fellow UFC featherweight Nik Lentz, however in an open letter to MMAFighting, Lentz has laid out his terms and conditions for a...

Jan 13, 2016 10:03 am

McGregor’s coach addresses Frankie Edgar’s title shot

Since it was announced that Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight at UFC 197 to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title, there’s been quite a bit of concern as to when, or if, Frankie Edgar would get his title shot. Edgar was told after his 1st round KO win over...

Jan 13, 2016 9:06 am

McGregor looking to make welterweight run after dos Anjos fight?

Conor McGregor just booked his fist fight at lightweight against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 197 on March 5th. The fight will not only be McGregor’s first at lightweight, it will be for the lightweight championship. While most champions who move up a division to pursue another championship belt have to vacate the title, that...

Jan 12, 2016 1:05 pm

Frankie Edgar: ‘Am I going to get it? I f*cking doubt it’

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has only one fight on his mind, which is a UFC featherweight title bout with champion Conor McGregor. Edgar recently spoke on the MMA Hour about why he thinks he ultimately will be let down by the UFC (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “Yeah, from what I think, yeah, [McGregor]’s...

Jan 9, 2016 8:02 am

Daniel Cormier concerned for ‘sociopath’ Jon Jones

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier don’t have a date set for their inevitable clash for the UFC light heavyweight championship, however that hasn’t stopped the pair from getting into it on social media, and even agreeing to a backroom fight at one point. Recently, Jon Jones trolled DC on Instagram, which prompted Cormier to fire...

Jan 9, 2016 7:35 am

Say What?! GSP vs. McGregor superfight a possibility

While Georges St. Pierre hasn’t been in the Octagon in nearly two years, there’s been much speculation as to what it would take to get the former UFC welterweight kingpin back in the Octagon. It has been rumored for quite some time that if GSP were to return to the Octagon, it would be for...

Jan 8, 2016 9:47 am

Early odds open up for Conor McGregor versus Rafael dos Anjos

Big news was recently released that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be going up from 145 pounds to 155 pounds to challenge lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Early betting odds from Best Fight Odds have been released. As of this writing, Conor McGregor has come out as the underdog at +100 while dos Anjos who...

Jan 7, 2016 9:53 am

Daniel Cormier responds to Jon Jones questionable environment in video roast

Former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones recently put out a video mocking the current champion Daniel Cormier. Jones recorded a past interview of Cormier and teased him after Cormier said that “people don’t even like me, they just hate Jon Jones!” Cormier replied to Jones’ video with a tweet questioning what “Bones” was doing in...

Jan 7, 2016 9:18 am

Dana White goes off on fan questioning fighter pay

UFC President Dana White is an extremely active Twitter personality. The UFC President can often be seen interacting with fans, normally in a fun manner, but every once in awhile someone says something that sets White off. In this case, a fan was questioning how much fighter’s make, a sensitive topic in the MMA world....

Jan 6, 2016 1:32 pm

Martin Kampmann officially retires from MMA

While Martin Kampmann hasn’t been in the Octagon since his 2013 TKO loss to Carlos Condit, he hasn’t officially retired, until now. On Wednesday afternoon Kampmann was featured in an article on UFC.com, in which he officially announced his retirement. “I’ve known for a while. I just haven’t really made it official. I’m not sure...

Jan 1, 2016 11:49 am

ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui: ‘All our athletes will move up a weight class’

With ONE Championship’s new weigh-in system set to take place in 2016, the weight class the fighters have been competing in will be taking a big change. Victor Cui, CEO of the promotion recently appeared on Fox Sports Asia to address the changes that could have a dramatic effect on the landscape of MMA. From...

Jan 1, 2016 6:39 am

PHOTOS | Conor McGregor partying it up on New Year’s Eve

Last night UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor headed out to celebrate New Year’s Eve with his longtime girlfriend Dee Devlin. McGregor posted two photos to his Instagram, giving fans an insight into what it’s like to be the king of the featherweight division. While McGregor currently doesn’t have a fight booked, there’s much speculation as...

Dec 31, 2015 8:33 am

MUST SEE! Here’s how Conor McGregor predicts his wins

Visualize, Manifest and Realize Your Dreams. – Conor McGregor Conor McGregor is living proof that the law of attraction works. // Educate Inspire Change <3 Posted by Educate Inspire Change on Sunday, December 27, 2015 Conor McGregor has not only defeated all of his opponents inside of the Octagon, he has predicted how he has...

Dec 28, 2015 2:33 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov says everyone agrees with him on Conor McGregor’s next fight

UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov has been sidelined with injuries but is eyeing 2016 to be his year. Nurmagomedov appeared on the MMA Hour and shared his thoughts on the lightweight landscape as well as the featherweight champion Conor McGregor (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “I think, first of all, I need to stay healthy, and...

Dec 28, 2015 11:35 am

Conor McGregor Sure Likes his Whips! : Spoils of war

    Conor McGregor is on pace to give Jay Leno a run for collecting cars.  The Notorious one is scene with a few of his whips as looks to be content with the spoils of war.   Will the UFC put together a legit Superfight that involves a lightweight who has turned back the...

Dec 28, 2015 8:07 am

Florian and Bisping share knowledge on a Conor McGregor versus Jose Aldo rematch

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and veteran Matt Brown are in favor of the former UFC ranked pound-for-pound king Jose Aldo getting the immediate rematch with Conor McGregor. UFC Veteran Michael Bisping and former lightweight and featherweight title contender Kenny Florian recently shared their view about the topic (transcribed by Bloody Elbow): “No!...

Dec 22, 2015 1:01 pm

WATCH! Clip of Gabi Garcia sparring with Cyborg ahead of MMA debut

Gabi Garcia is one of the top female Jiu-Jitsu practitioners in the world. Given that, there is naturally a lot of hype surrounding her MMA debut on New Years Eve at Rizin against Lei’D Tapa. In the video above you can see a preview for Garcia’s debut that includes footage of her sparring with WMMA...