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Aug 9, 2013 7:15 am

Conor McGregor: ‘I am the main event’

Conor McGregor (13-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) scored a spectacular 67-second TKO victory over Marcus Brimage in his octagon debut at UFC on FUEL TV 9 in April. Now, McGregor looks to build off that momentum when he faces Max Halloway at next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 26 event (formerly known as UFC on FOX Sports 1 1)...

Aug 1, 2013 10:14 am

Dana White Says Vitor Belfort Drives Him ‘Crazy

Vitor Belfort has been in the news recently as he continues his streak of calling out fighters from all weight classes and recently turning down a fight with Tim Kennedy in favor of a hypothetical bout with Chael Sonnen. UFC president Dana White has apparently had enough of Belfort’s antics as he recently stated at a...

Jul 31, 2013 12:00 pm

Dana White likes Evans vs. Belfort, not Sonnen

Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Vitor Belfort (23-10 MMA, 12-6 UFC), said that he would rather return to a higher weight class than hang around at middleweight to fight the likes of Strikeforce import Tim Kennedy (16-4 MMA, 1-0 UFC). Well, that’s just fine with UFC President Dana White: “Then let’s do him and Rashad...

Jul 19, 2013 11:32 am

Sonnen Forgives LeBron James, No Longer Looking To Beat Him Up

“LeBron is off the hook. LeBron has made it right. He’s off the hook. That’s between LeBron and I, but he did the right thing and I forgive him. I was gonna beat him up and tweet out the photos of it. It wouldn’t have been brutal, he would have gotten out of the hospital....

May 30, 2013 7:31 am

Wanderlei Silva Wants to Fight Chael Sonnen in Brazil

Recently, there has been a lot of bad blood between Wanderlei Silva and perennial title-contender, Chael Sonnen. Sonnen has called out Wanderlei , offering to donate his fight purse to children in Silva’s hometown of “Braz- Las Vegas”. Silva didn’t respond to Sonnen’s challenge as he stated that the UFC hadn’t approached him. Now, Silva...

May 7, 2013 9:30 am

Quick Twitt | Chael Sonnen Calls Wanderlei Silva An Easy Fight

Three-time UFC title challenger, Chael Sonnen, took to twitter to continue his campaign for a fight with Wanderlei Silva. The two are rumored to have a showdown in Boston for the UFC on FOX Sports 1 debut, but at this point those are just rumors. In his latest blast on the Brazilian, Sonnen stated the...

Oct 11, 2017 1:35 pm

VIDEO | Watch Mike Perry Do Acro Yoga and Pet His Cute Dog

Mike Perry is a madman. The only thing more reliable than his controversy, is his strong and violent performances in the UFC. He’s quickly become a fan favorite and looks to keep wreaking havoc in the welterweight division. It may surprise you after some of the threats he’s made against his opponents that the dude...

Oct 7, 2017 8:50 am

A Confident Kevin Lee Speaks On His ‘Mistimed’ Weight Cut

We’re still a wreck from yesterday but Kevin Lee looks on top of the world. A couple of days ago, it was reported that he had to lose 19lbs in 20 hours. It was a long and stressful cut, but he pulled it off yesterday. Last night after the big ceremonial weigh-ins, Kevin Lee joined...

Sep 13, 2017 9:24 am

Tyron Woodley gives timetable for Octagon return

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has been a busy man. Since winning the title with a thunderous, first-round knockout of Robbie Lawler in July of 2016, he has defended it against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (twice), and most recently, against dangerous grappler Demian Maia in the co-main event of UFC 214. In addition to his busy...

Sep 1, 2017 7:56 am

You Can’t Climb On Top of Vegas Cages Because of Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje is one of the most exciting fighters on this planet, or probably any other. If you weren’t accustomed to his entertaining violence before in World Series of Fighting, you were introduced to him in his ‘Fight of the Year’ contender with Michael Johnson at UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter 25 season finale. Unfortunately, the...

Aug 26, 2017 6:59 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre discusses Conor McGregor’s path to victory

Current UFC lightweight king Conor McGregor will take his talents to the squared circle in just under an hour to throw down with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. McGregor, who has a history of silencing his doubters, is facing arguably the largest mountain of his career in Floyd Mayweather. With that said, many fans and...

Aug 21, 2017 2:13 pm

Official Mayweather vs McGregor fight card, start time, and how to watch

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will be stepping into the boxing ring on Saturday, August 26, to fight under the Queensberry rules in what is expected to break the record as the richest fight in combat sports. Back in 2015, Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao set the bar high with over 4 million pay-per-view buys in...

Aug 14, 2017 7:15 am

Coach Javier Mendez: Daniel Cormier is “at a crossroads” in his fighting career

On July 29, in the main event of the stacked UFC 214, then UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempted to defend his title against his fiercest rival in former champion Jon Jones. Though Cormier put forth a valiant effort, he was ultimately flattened by a Jones head-kick in the third, and polished off by...

Aug 12, 2017 8:37 am

Robert Whittaker Doesn’t Care About Georges St-Pierre Fighting Michael Bisping

The way that the UFC’s middleweight division has been booked has caused a lot of fighters to get pissed off. Michael Bisping and his forever-upcoming fight with Georges St-Pierre created a log jam that had domino effects far beyond what people could have imagined. At one point, fighters like Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero were...

Aug 11, 2017 7:44 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson is Healed and Ready to Return For Masvidal or Lawler

The UFC is about to get a lot more Karate Kid again. Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson is ready to make his octagon return. Thompson was put on the sidelines following his majority decision loss to Tyron Woodley at March’s UFC 209 due to a knee injury which required surgery. Despite Jorge Masvidal...

Aug 8, 2017 11:02 am

Max Holloway Dressed Up Like Luigi to Ride Go Karts in Tokyo

It’s good to be king, it’s even better to leave a kingdom of battles behind you and drive off into the sunset. Max Holloway had to fight through a ridiculous list of fighters as the UFC increased the game difficulty. He never lost a single life in ten fights after falling to Conor McGregor four...

Aug 7, 2017 8:05 am

Paulie Malignaggi explains why Conor McGregor is having difficulty progressing as a boxer

Paulie Malignaggi is no longer a part of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s training for undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. The former two-division boxing champ made his exit feeling as though he’d been unfairly represented by McGregor and his team. Since his departure from Team McGregor, Malignaggi has repeatedly blasted the Irishman on social media....

Aug 7, 2017 7:01 am

Chris Weidman discusses viral punchface photo from Kelvin Gastelum fight

Last month, in the main event of the UFC’s debut in Long Island, New York, New York’s own Chris Weidman picked up an impressive submission win over surging middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum. While Weidman managed to secure the win, however, he did not escape the fight unscathed. In the first round, the former champ was...

Aug 6, 2017 11:02 am

Anthony Pettis calls for a fight with Dustin Poirier, Poirier responds

Last month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returned to the division he once ruled after a short stint at featherweight. His opponent in this return was ever-exciting veteran Jim Miller. Pettis looked great in his lightweight return, out-duelling Miller to a sound unanimous decision win. Now, he’s keen to step back into the cage and...

Jul 29, 2017 10:30 pm

Highlights | Kenny Florian and Michael Bisping break down Jon Jones big win

Jon Jones made his highly anticipated octagon return a successful one at tonight’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, defeating Daniel Cormier to recapture the UFC light heavyweight championship. “Bones” was able to land a huge head kick on “DC” in round three and ended up putting Cormier away with ground and pound moments later. Shortly...

Jul 29, 2017 12:12 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at Arthur Jones

Friday afternoon prior to the UFC 214 ceremonial weigh-ins, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s team was involved in a verbal spat with Arthur Jones, the eldest brother of former light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones. Arthur Jones recalled the situation to MMAFighting, saying: “They were like, ‘The real champ’ and all this other bullshit,” Arthur...

Jul 28, 2017 1:07 pm

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier narrate their media day staredown

Thursday afternoon at the UFC 214 media day, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones came face to face for yet another heated staredown ahead of their scrap on Saturday. Jon Jones, in an effort to make a statement about the physique of Cormier, hit the stage shirtless...

Jul 27, 2017 5:58 am

Jon Jones wants to make Daniel Cormier “cry backstage again”

On Wednesday evening, UFC 214 headliners Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones joined Kenny Florian and Michael Bisping on Fox Sports 1 for one of their final pre-fight interviews. As expected, the two rivals once again got into it. At one point, Jones was asked whether emotion will play a factor when the cage door closes...

Jul 26, 2017 6:26 am

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier actually have some nice things to say about each other

Reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones don’t like each other. That’s as clear today, when we’re days out from their blockbuster UFC 214 rematch, as it has been for the last three years. The two rivals are constantly berating each other in interviews and on social media, and they’re...

Jul 24, 2017 8:04 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley is a pretty good freestyle rapper

Tyron Woodley is an incredibly talented mixed martial artist – he is, after all, the defending UFC welterweight champion. He’s also a solid analyst, having carved out a nice side job as a commentator for Fox Sports. And as it turns out, Woodley is also a pretty good freestyle rapper. On a recent episode of Sway...