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Aug 25, 2015 11:24 am

WSOF Announce Eight-Man, One-Night Lightweight Tournament

Heads up fight fans, the World Series of Fighting is taking things back to the old days and will be featuring an eight-man, one-night lightweight tournament to determine the next title challenger. The news was announced by WSOF VP Ali Abdel-Aziz, who appeared on The MMA Hour and released the big surprise. The tournament will...

Aug 25, 2015 11:10 am

Fighters Could Face 2-Year Suspension For IV Use

The UFC’s IV ban will take effect in five weeks, which means a lot of fighters will have to adapt to cutting weight and rehydrating orally. For those who cut extreme amounts of weight, this could be a major change. The UFC’s drug czar, Jeff Novitsky, recently talked about the ban on The MMA Hour...

Aug 25, 2015 10:48 am

Top Ranked UFC Bantamweight Announces Pregnancy

The number 3 ranked UFC women’s bantamweight Alexis Davis will be out of the octagon until late 2016. She announced the news today on her Instagram, revealing that she is pregnant and expected to give birth early 2016. Davis was waiting for her next opponent, but it looks like she’ll be waiting a little longer...

Aug 25, 2015 10:27 am

WSOF VP: ‘Melvin Guillard Is Sh*t –– He’s The Champ of Tapping Out’

There’s no secret that things didn’t quite work out for former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard during his time with the World Series of Fighting. Guillard missed weight for his WSOF debut. Then he was given a title fight, which he also failed to make weight for. That fight was changed to a non title fight...

Aug 25, 2015 10:04 am

Melvin Guillard: ‘Bellator Let Me Pick My Debut Fight’

  “Hell no I hadn’t heard of him; I got to pick my fight. I love that about Bellator. They allowed me to pick my first fight. They had John Alessio on the list and a couple others guys I can’t think of off hand. Brandon Girtz, I had no idea who he was. I...

Aug 25, 2015 7:47 am

Carlos Condit Fires Back At All The Title Fight Criticism

UFC welterweight and upcoming title challenger Carlos Condit is in a similar position to that of women’s bantamweight Holly Holm, sort of, maybe. The two were given title shots unexpectedly, after another contender was assumed to be getting the next crack at the belt. In Condit’s situation that was Johny Hendricks. The former champ, Hendricks,...

Aug 25, 2015 7:09 am

Faber Teases Conor McGregor vs. TJ Dillashaw

Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber just wrapped shooting on the new season of The Ultimate Fighter, where he coached opposite of interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The two will not be fighting at the conclusion of the broadcast, like most seasons, because of course McGregor will be taking on champ Jose Aldo at UFC 194...

Aug 25, 2015 6:48 am

Paige VanZant Comes To The Defense Of Rousey –– ‘They’re Just Jealous’

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is a fast growing star in her own right, currently 2-0 in the UFC and already she’s locked up an exclusive sponsorship deal with Reebok. The Team Alpha Male fighter is also a fan of potentially the biggest star in MMA history, Ronda Rousey. The UFC bantamweight champion is loved by...

Aug 25, 2015 3:32 am

Mrs. “El Nino” Kerri Anne Melendez Rare Sparring Footage

Kerri Anne Melendez, wife of former Strikeforce lightweight champion and current UFC fighter Gilbert ‘El Nino’ Melendez, is looking to make her move into MMA. She was recently signed to Bellator and is set to make her debut at the promotion’s ‘Dynamite’ event, which will take place on Sept. 19. Her debut will take place...

Aug 25, 2015 12:41 am

What Happened?

UFC bantamweight Miesha ‘Cupcake’ Tate didn’t get the title shot she was promised, but is currently filming a movie with the likes of Cristiane Cyborg and Holly Holm (the girl who got the title shot instead of her). The filming for ‘Fight Valley’ has started and it looks like Tate’s already getting bloody. Of course,...

Aug 24, 2015 4:04 pm

Retired UFC lightweight Frankie Perez fires back at Michael Bisping

Frankie Perez had his shining moment in the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 74” when he knocked Sam Stout out in less than a minute. It was his first UFC win and his last as he retired moments later during his post fight interview. Perez mentioned he did not want to put his body or...

Aug 24, 2015 2:54 pm

Michael Bisping clarifies controversial comments on retired UFC fighter

UFC lightweight Frankie Perez achieved his goal at “UFC Fight Night 74” when he earned his first octagon victory in fantastic fashion. After he knocked Sam Stout out, Perez proceeded to retire during his post-fight interview. After the first batch of fights concluded and the broadcast was sent to FOX Studios, Michael Bisping was asked...

Aug 24, 2015 2:36 pm

Bethe Correia vs. The World — ‘The Pitbull’ challenges Tate & Kaufman!

Bethe Correia isn’t going to wait for Sean Shelby or Joe Silva to call her for her next fight as she has taken the role of matchmaker upon herself! After just three wins in the UFC, “Pitbull” Correia earned herself a shot at UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey. In the months leading up to...

Aug 24, 2015 12:56 pm

BEEF! UFC lightweight gets shut down for judging women’s division!

The path to gold is usually never short. Whether you are chasing a championship in the Ultimate Fighting Championship or Bellator, the amount of work you put in behind the scenes shadows what fans actually get to see. After just two octagon appearances, Holly Holm is set to challenge Ronda Rousey for her UFC Women’s...

Aug 24, 2015 11:02 am

Esophagus tear caused Oliveira’s night to end early at “UFC Fight Night 74”

Charles Oliveira was stretchered out of the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 74” after his main event fight was forced to stop early. Oliveira shot for a takedown which Max Holloway easily shrugged off. After Oliveira recovered and made it back to his feet, he clutched his shoulder and neck area and backed up towards...

Aug 24, 2015 9:20 am

UFC Fighters react to Erick Silva’s new ‘soft’ physique

Erick Silva has had a difficult couple of months trying to find an opponent. The Brazilian was originally slated to square off with Rick Story back in June, but Silva was pulled from the card just eight days before the fight due to visa issues. The fight was rescheduled for “UFC Fight Night 74” which...

Aug 24, 2015 7:38 am

Charles Oliveira explains his injury, wants rematch with Max Holloway

UFC fans witnessed a scary moment on Sunday evening at “UFC Fight Night 74” when Charles Oliveira was stretchered out of the octagon after falling victim to a neck injury. Oliveira shot for a takedown which Max Molloway easily shrugged off. Holloway wanted nothing to do with the grappling ace on the ground and demanded...

Aug 24, 2015 7:11 am

Benson Henderson vs. Thiago Alves headlines UFN 79 in Korea

A welterweight bout between Benson Henderson and Thiago Alves will headline November’s UFC Fight Night 79 event in South Korea. UFC officials announced the news on Sunday. Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson (22-5 MMA), who is of Korean heritage, was last seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night 60 event, where he scored...

Aug 24, 2015 6:27 am

UFC Fighters react to Holloway’s TKO win over injured Oliveira

Charles Oliveira’s night ended early when he suffered a freak injury in the octagon during his main-event bout with “Blessed” Max Holloway. While nothing is official, it looked as if Oliveira damaged his shoulder during or after his takedown attempt of Holloway. Holloway fought off a takedown attempt and demanded the fight remain standing, forcing...