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Oct 28, 2015 9:03 am

Weidman predicting finish in first 3 rounds of Rockhold bout

Luke Rockhold may have recently stated that he will have no problem stopping ‘slow’ Chris Weidman but he hasn’t done anything to slow down the confidence of the champ. Weidman recently used the Periscope app to field questions from fans regarding his training for the bout. One fan asked the champ about how he sees...

Oct 28, 2015 8:08 am

Kennedy: Big Rigg is a harder fight than Silva or Vitor

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy spoke with Submission Radio about the potential matchups he sees for himself in the middleweight division. Kennedy says the newest threat to the division is former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks who missed weight for the 170 pound limit at UFC 192. “That’d be a fun one,” he said on the radio...

Oct 28, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! Fans talk about what they think of Conor McGregor

Jonathan Shrager of Mixed Martial Arts caught up with some fans in Ireland during UFC Fight Night 76 and asked them various questions regarding their hometown hero, Conor McGregor. Topics include everything from comparing McGregor to iconic star David Beckham, to if they were longtime MMA fans, or simply fans of McGregor. See what the...

Oct 27, 2015 12:22 pm

Michael Bisping shoots Anderson Silva down with steroid comments

While Michael Bisping is recovering from surgery on his arm, multiple opponents are waiting in line to get a fight with “The Count” for his return to the octagon. The UFC middleweight has had a long time interest in fighting UFC great Anderson Silva, but it seems like that fire has died after Silva tested...

Oct 27, 2015 10:26 am

Askren slams Hendricks over “pathetic excuses” with weight-cutting

ONE Championship welterweight titleholder Ben Askren is always going to speak his mind. As the undefeated champion of ONE with a 14-0 record, Askren shared his thoughts with MMA Junkie on Johny Hendricks missing weight for his fight scheduled against former teammate Tyon Woodley at UFC 192. “People are finally getting to see what I’ve...

Oct 27, 2015 9:46 am

Jones’ manager: DC rematch will be on our terms

Jon Jones was recently reinstated by the UFC, and has reportedly never been more focused. With that being said, a rematch with current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is on everyone’s mind. The only obstacle to that is that DC is currently looking to sit out for a while and rest up for the...

Oct 27, 2015 8:05 am

Duffy planned to fight Poirier despite concussion

This past weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ was supposed to be headlined by an exciting lightweight matchup between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier. Several days before fight night, it was announced that Duffy had suffered a concussion in training and would be unable to compete. Norman Parke was offered as a replacement for Duffy, but...

Oct 27, 2015 7:59 am

Rothwell goes off on Anderson Silva: You’re not a man, you’re nothing

Ben Rothwell has quickly become a fan-favorite fighter. From giving out free t-shirts during a recent Q&A event, to the menacing laugh he does during post-fight Octagon interviews, Rothwell is loved by many. However with his recent comments towards former UFC middleweight kingpin, Rothwell likely didn’t earn himself any extra fans. He spoke on The...

Oct 27, 2015 7:44 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ medical suspensions

This past Saturday the UFC headed to Dublin for an action-packed night of fights that ended with beer being thrown at Louis Smolka for defeating Ireland’s hometown-hero Paddy Holohan. We now have the medical suspensions from the event, courtesy of MixedMartialArts.com. Garreth McLellan: 7 days mandatory rest Bubba Bush: 45 days no fight, 30 days...

Oct 27, 2015 7:16 am

Rousey lands Ring Magazine Cover: ‘She’s conquered MMA, is boxing next?’

Recently, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey landed a spot on the cover of ‘Ring’ magazine, which is a boxing magazine. While UFC fans were impressed by Rousey gracing the cover of the famed boxing magazine, boxing fans were split down the middle. Some said that it was wrong of the magazine to feature a...

Oct 27, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! Vitor Belfort releases new training footage ahead of UFC Fight Night 77

A third bout between legendary fighters Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson is set for UFC Fight Night 77 at the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Nov. 7. Belfort released more training footage leading up to their fight and his camp looks to be in good form. Will “The Phenom” have the edge mentally...

Oct 26, 2015 2:56 pm

‘I’ve Never Seen Jon Jones This Focused…’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones made headlines last Friday, when UFC officials announced that “Bones” had been formally reinstated by the organization. Shortly after the news broke, Jones took to his personal Facebook page to address his fans with the following message: “I am grateful for the opportunity to resume my career and...

Oct 26, 2015 1:56 pm

Manager: Jon Jones is aiming for April return to UFC

Jon “Bones” Jones has officially been reinstated by the Ultimate Fighting Championship now that his personal business is settled and fans of the sport could not be more happy. “Bones” himself shared how excited he was to make his return to the octagon in a video, and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier was quick...

Oct 26, 2015 12:53 pm

Dana White: Partnership has been a ‘home run for Reebok’

The Reebok and UFC deal has been a good and a bad thing depending on who you ask. UFC President Dana White clamors that the deal struck between the two mega brands has been a “home run.” “The backlash to Reebok was ridiculous but everybody thinks they know all about this sh*t and they have...

Oct 26, 2015 11:46 am

Chris Weidman responds to Luke Rockhold’s “slow” comments

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman faces contender Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rockhold recently expressed in an interview that he was very confident in his match versus the champion, who he feels is “slow, slow, slow.” Weidman sent out a tweet with MMA Fighting’s link talking about Rockhold’s...

Oct 26, 2015 11:36 am

Rockhold vows to finish “slow, slow, slow” UFC Champ Weidman

UFC Middleweight Championship contender Luke Rockhold is extremely confident in his upcoming fight with Chris Weidman at UFC 194., and he has every right to be. He is coming off a dominant victory over former champion Lyoto Machida and is currently riding a four fight win streak. That’s not to say Weidman shouldn’t be confident...

Oct 26, 2015 9:54 am

UFC fighter challenges Sage Northcutt to breakdance competition

A video posted by ufc (@ufc) on Oct 24, 2015 at 12:16pm PDT The bloody fight, which streamed on UFC Fight Pass was a tough battle between the two competitors, but the post-fight celebration is what a lot of fans remembered. UFC middleweight Krzysztof Jotko celebrated his split-decision win over Scott Askham with some B...

Oct 26, 2015 8:40 am

Reebok executive responds to Brendan Schaub’s criticisms

Former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub has made his opinion known on the Reebok deal that was struck with the UFC, ultimately retiring from the sport of mixed martial arts with the Reebok sponsorship playing a big part in his decision. Reebok senior director of combat training Michael Lunardelli spoke with the MMA Hour last week...

Oct 26, 2015 6:01 am

WATCH! UFC unveils new “Conor McGregor On The Brink” video part 2

On Sunday, UFC on Fox unveiled a two part series highlighting Conor McGregor’s path to fighting at UFC 189. UFC on Fox describes the video saying, “Irish superstar Conor McGregor’s personal account of his mission to seize the interim featherweight belt, including never before seen sights and sounds from his UFC 189 championship blockbuster versus Chad Mendes.” Click...