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May 26, 2016 10:19 am

Frankie Edgar gives prediction for Conor McGregor’s future

When it comes to UFC featherweight star Conor McGregor, one thing is certain, you never know what he’s going to do next. After winning the UFC featherweight championship in December at UFC 194 by knocking out Jose Aldo, McGregor looked to move up to lightweight to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship. When...

May 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ visits cancer patients and donates blood in Curitiba, Brazil

Invicta featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ made sure to give back to her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil following her successful UFC debut at UFC 198. ‘Cyborg,’ who picked up a first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith at UFC 198 visited the Hospital Nossa Senhora Das Gracas in Curitiba while she was back in her hometown. Cyborg...

May 24, 2016 10:31 am

Chael Sonnen wants 3rd fight with Anderson Silva?

While Chael Sonnen has continually shut down rumors of a return to MMA in July once his suspension is up, that hasn’t stopped the former title challenger from weighing in on the current state of the UFC’s middleweight division. Sonnen spoke on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, where he said the current UFC...

May 24, 2016 9:49 am

Chael Sonnen would “love to kick Georges’ a**”

While Chael Sonnen has remained adamant in regards to his retirement from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, many believe that Sonnen will return to the Octagon once his suspension is up in July of 2016. Given when his suspension will be up, many believe that Sonnen could be making his return to MMA at...

May 18, 2016 5:44 am

Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping agree to fight on Twitter

Yesterday evening news broke that former UFC middleweight title holder Chris Weidman had suffered an injury and was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 199 rematch with current champion Luke Rockhold on June 4 in Los Angeles. Shortly after the news broke, multiple fighters took to Twitter to ask for the short-notice fight with...

May 16, 2016 10:56 am

Matt Brown’s attacker is pressing charges?

Rodrigo Botti, a former trainer of UFC welterweight Matt Brown allegedly attacked Brown at his hotel in Brazil on Sunday after his UFC 198 fight with Demian Maia. Video was released of the incident following Botti’s alleged attack on Brown. The video shows a man who has been identified as Vinicius “Pequeno” Lemos punishing Botti...

May 15, 2016 7:24 pm

Fighters react to Stipe Miocic’s knockout victory over Fabricio Werdum

Stipe Miocic silenced the crowd in Curitiba, Brazil on Saturday night, this after he knocked hometown hero Fabricio Werdum out cold with one punch in the first-round of their UFC 198 main event title fight. The fight-ending right hand Miocic delivered to the chin of Werdum earned Stipe the UFC’s coveted heavyweight championship. Here is...

May 13, 2016 1:13 am

VIDEO | Leslie Smith opens up and talks about an MMA fighter’s association

“Nobody wants to get on the bad side of the UFC,” said Leslie Smith regarding fighter pay and an MMA fighter’s association while talking with the MMA Fighting in Curitiba, Brazil ahead of UFC 198. Smith will welcome Cris Cyborg in her UFC debut in a 140 pound catchweight fight. Cyborg is the 145 pound...

May 12, 2016 10:06 am

Frank Mir’s ‘B Sample’ tests positive

Back in March, Mark Hunt picked up yet another walk-off KO as he defeated Frank Mir in the first round of their ‘UFC FN: Sydney’ main event scrap. After the bout, news surfaced that Mir had failed a drug test that was taken after his loss to Hunt. Mir adamantly denied that he took any...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

May 6, 2016 10:16 pm

Joe Schilling: Nate Diaz is a “higher-level fighter” than Conor McGregor

At UFC 196, Nate Diaz shocked the world as he defeated Conor McGregor via 2nd round submission on just 10 days notice. While the majority of MMA fans were in awe of the fact that Diaz defeated McGregor on such short notice, Diaz’s teammate, legendary kickboxer Joe Schilling, wasn’t nearly as surprised. He spoke on...

May 2, 2016 9:42 am

Conor McGregor says he will fight the Aldo vs Edgar winner

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been all over Twitter this morning. The brash Irish superstar has tweeted that he will “school” Nate Diaz in their highly anticipated rematch (if it happens) and has also responded to a bunch of questions from fans/haters. One follower asked Conor how fast he will KO Aldo or Edgar...

May 1, 2016 12:32 pm

Eddie Alvarez: “Conor’s not a championship fighter”

Top lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez will receive his first shot at UFC goldĀ this July, when he takes on current champ Rafael dos Anjos for the promotions lightweight title in Las Vegas. Alvarez was a recent guest on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, where he discussed the major holes he sees in UFC featherweight champion...

Apr 29, 2016 9:35 am

Frankie Edgar’s bold prediction for his future

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 rematch with Jose Aldo for the interim UFC featherweight championship. Edgar, who lost the UFC lightweight championship to Benson Henderson back in 2012, lost his first fight against Aldo at UFC 156 in a competitive contest for the featherweight title. The...

Apr 23, 2016 12:42 pm

Benson Henderson stepping away from MMA at the age of 33

Former UFC champion Benson Henderson is just 7 months away from turning 33, an age that will see the former champ step away from MMA. Prior to his Bellator 153 welterweight title fight against Andrey Koreshkov, which Henderson lost in convincing fashion on Friday night, the former UFC champ spoke to Ariel Helwani on The...

Apr 23, 2016 10:24 am

Demetrious Johnson discusses USADA banned substance list

UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson is one of the most respected fighters both inside and outside the Octagon. Johnson, who has a pretty strong case for pound for pound kingpin, is not only the only flyweight champion in UFC history, but has also earned the respect of fans for being extremely classy. In addition, the...

Apr 18, 2016 3:10 pm

PHOTO | Fans spotlight this Nate Diaz Anthony Pettis hybrid fighter

While Nate Diaz and Anthony Pettis may not be the most fond of one another, both of the UFC stars are major fan favorites. Some fans have recently highlighted a Team Alpha Male fighter that strangely resembles the two star UFC fighters, Pettis and Diaz. Erick Sanchez-Gomez is a featherweight fighter with Team Alpha Male...

Apr 16, 2016 7:27 pm

VIDEO | John Dodson blitzes Manny Gamburyan, wins via TKO

UFC Tampa Results:John Dodson def. Manny Gamburyan via TKO, at 0:47 of round 1 pic.twitter.com/sNyKOWrhrB — Combat Nation (@combatnationmma) April 16, 2016 On the UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card of UFC on FOX 19, John Dodson made his emphatic return to the UFC’s bantamweight division as he stopped Manny Gamburyan with strikes in under a...

Apr 12, 2016 12:18 pm

JacksonWink Exclusive Interview with BJ Penn – Is he ready? Red Chili or Green?

[ooyala code=”B5ZzZtMjE6Otrbfws43SsDU4V8nAMdrB” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn has been training at the JacksonWink MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico for his highly anticipated return to the Octagon. When Penn officially ended his retirement several months ago, he revealed that he planned on making a run at the UFC featherweight...

Apr 12, 2016 9:38 am

Rafael dos Anjos rips Conor McGregor

It’s no secret that Rafael dos Anjos and Conor McGregor don’t like each other. In the one press conference that the pair had before RDA was forced out of the fight with a broken foot, the pair exchanged heated words. McGregor even went as far as to question dos Anjos as a parent, bringing the...

Apr 9, 2016 11:29 am

Dominick Cruz’s interesting take on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been making his rounds with the media to promote his trilogy fight with Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199. While the majority of the media appearances have lead to heated verbal exchanges with Faber, Cruz was asked about Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch at...

Apr 8, 2016 11:51 pm

Rafael dos Anjos has bold prediction for Conor McGregor

Following his UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor revealed his intention to return to featherweight to defend his championship belt. Ultimately, the UFC booked a McGregor vs. Diaz welterweight rematch for UFC 200, and opted to have Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar fight for the interim featherweight championship on the same card....

Apr 5, 2016 2:49 am

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones duke it out on twitter

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier are sadly not fighting one another at UFC 197. Cormier suffered an injury in training that forced him out of the championship rematch with Jones. Ovince Saint Preux has stepped in to face Jones on short notice and the two will fight...

Apr 3, 2016 12:19 pm

Max Holloway does not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to featherweight

Add top contender Max Holloway (15-3 MMA) to the list of featherweight fighters who do not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to fight at 145-pounds. Holloway echoed the statements made by former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar regarding the brash Irish star in a recent interview with MMAFighting: “At the end of the day, who...

Mar 31, 2016 1:48 pm

Confirmed! Holly Holm turned down fight with Cris Cyborg

While Holly Holm has been very open about fighting Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg in the past, the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has a different opponent in mind for her next fight. After losing her championship to Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holm is eyeing a rematch with ‘Cupcake’ sooner...

Mar 29, 2016 2:24 pm

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ arrest

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is in trouble with the law once again. However, Jones is claiming this incident is the result of a lying Albuquerque police officer. On Monday, it was revealed in a police officer body cam video that the former champ was given five traffic citations from an Albuquerque police...

Mar 29, 2016 12:01 pm

Kenny Florian announces very exciting news for Georges St-Pierre fans

The talks of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returning to fight in the UFC have been buzzing ever since he stepped away from the sport in 2013. Recently, the rumors might seem to be holding a bit more weight with “Rush” being present and televised in the crowd at UFC 196. UFC analyst and...