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Oct 17, 2015 10:58 am

Hendricks discusses botched weight cut: “I don’t know everything”

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks made headlines recently for a botched weight cut ahead of UFC 192 that left him in the hospital with a kidney stone and intestinal blockage. The weight cut was enough for many fans to call for Hendricks to move up to middleweight, however given that Hendricks would be outsized...

Oct 17, 2015 10:45 am

Tempers flare in new ‘TUF 22’ trailer

Check out the trailer for an all new episode of TUF 22 this Wednesday. !!! All hell breaks loose on @UltimateFighter! #TUF22 https://t.co/yQMHxXvcH7 — UFC (@ufc) October 16, 2015 TUF 22: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber has garnered a lot of attention due partly to the presence of interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor on the show....

Oct 17, 2015 10:37 am

Myles Jury feeling unbeatable at featherweight

Myles ‘Fury’ Jury went on quite a tear of the lightweight division, until Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone scored a dominant unanimous decision win over ‘Fury’ at UFC 182 in January. Since then, Jury has announced that he is dropping down to featherweight, where he will meet Charles Oliveira in his featherweight debut in December at UFC...

Oct 17, 2015 10:28 am

Charles Rosa vs. Jimy Hettes Set For ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’

UFC Fight Night: Boston, which takes place January 17th, has picked up a featherweight tilt between Charles Rosa and Jimy Hettes. Rosa, who broke the news of the bout on Facebook, is coming off a split decision loss to Yair Rodriguez back in June at UFC 188. The loss dropped his promotional record to 1-2....


Oct 17, 2015 10:09 am

Poirier: “I’m never going to go down to 145 again”

After his UFC 178 loss to Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier went back up to lightweight for his next fight, which he won in impressive fashion, knocking out Carlos Diego Ferreira in the first round. Poirier then went on to TKO Yancy Medeiros at catchweight after Medeiros missed weight. With his newfound success at a higher...

Oct 17, 2015 10:04 am

Gennady Golovkin vs. David Lemieux reported earnings

Ahead of Gennady Golovkin’s title defense against David Lemieux tonight, many fans were wondering how the main-event fighters would be paid for their time in the ring. Golovkin who last fought Martin Murray is looking to extend his record to 34-0 with a win over Lemieux, who is looking to build on a 9-fight win...

Oct 17, 2015 9:02 am

Jon Jones hula-hoop racing at Boys & Girls Club

Check out this video of Jones having a hula-hoop race with kids at a Boys & Girls Club. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was ordered to make 72 appearances for charity” or outreach programs as part of a plea deal for his April hit-and-run incident. However, before a court made ‘Bones’ do appearances,...

Oct 17, 2015 8:31 am

Fitch: “I make grown men look like children”

As Jon Fitch prepares for his WSOF 24 headlining fight against Yushin Okami tonight, his mindset going into the fight couldn’t be more clear. He spoke to MMAJunkie to explain his plan for the fight, as well as what a win over Okami will mean for his career. “I plan on smashing him on Saturday,...

Oct 17, 2015 8:09 am

Inside look at Jon Jones’ court-appointed outreach work

Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is currently working through the 72 court mandated community service appearances he has to do as part of a plea agreement from his infamous April hit-and-run incident. ‘Bones’ has been posting pictures from his outreach work on his social media accounts. Check it out: Great meeting with the...

Oct 17, 2015 7:43 am

Rothwell hoping for fill-in fight against Junior Dos Santos

Ben Rothwell is concerned about his placement in the UFC’s heavyweight division. The best way to solidify his position as the #1 contender? Defeat former champion Junior Dos Santos. Rothwell was set to face Stipe Miocic at UFC Dublin on October 24th, however after an injury forced Miocic off the card Rothwell was left without...

Oct 17, 2015 7:29 am

Fitch: “I’ll trade some brain cells for some money”

As more and more research emerges on the risk of brain damage associated with fighting, Jon Fitch says it’s worth the risk as long as fighters are being paid correctly. Fitch spoke on The MMA Hour to discuss the matter. “If we’re getting paid correctly, it shouldn’t matter. We know the risk; we know what’s...

Oct 17, 2015 7:15 am

Ronda Rousey will prepare with #MoreThanTape for Holly Holm

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will prepare with #MoreThanTape for her title fight with Holly Holm at UFC 193. Reebok recently launched the campaign (#MoreThanTape) on twitter to allow fans the chance to have their own positive messages written on Ronda Rousey’s hand tape. The movement brought in more than 3,000 messages from passionate fans of Rousey. “Rowdy”...

Oct 17, 2015 7:08 am

Askren “Good To Go” Without UFC Contract

Ben Askren is widely believed to be the best fighter outside of the UFC. The 31-year old ONE FC welterweight champion has made waves by consistently calling out top ranked UFC welterweights, as well as UFC President Dana White. In a recent interview with Sherdog, Askren discussed his current situation, and why he’s content with...

Oct 17, 2015 6:52 am

Fan Starts ‘GoFundMe’ Campaign For Nick Diaz

Since Nick Diaz was handed down a 5-year suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, fans, fighters and celebrities have rallied in support of the Stockton fighter. A petition that was started on WhiteHouse.gov received 113,938 signatures after support from many high-profile figures including Cher, Wiz Khalifa, Gina Carano, and more. Now, a fan has...

Oct 17, 2015 6:43 am

Dillashaw Fires Back At ‘Traitor’ McGregor

Conor McGregor’s comments about UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw being a “snake” for leaving Team Alpha Male didn’t go over too well with the champ. Dillashaw left Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male to join the newly assembled Elevation Fight Team in Denver, Colorado. As Dillashaw sees it, the decision wasn’t for McGregor to judge. Dillashaw...

Oct 17, 2015 6:29 am

UFC Releases 5 Fighters, Including Marcus Brimage

Five UFC fighters have been handed their walking papers, and if rumors are true, more could be joining them. Marcus Brimage, Matt Van Buren, Christos Giagos, Roger Narvaez, and Chris Clements have all officially announced their release from the promotion via social media accounts. Marcus Brimage entered the UFC at the TUF 14 finale event...

Oct 16, 2015 2:35 pm

Fedor Emelianenko training footage from Europe released

Some new training footage has been released of Fedor Emelianenko during a seminar in Europe. Although the recent buzz of Emelianenko’s return to MMA has had some mixed reactions, Bas Ruten believes “The Last Emporer” still is a legitimate threat to the UFC title. However, Chael Sonnen has gone on record and voiced his opinion...

Oct 16, 2015 10:20 am

Award Winning Cannabis Developer: Weed not a PED…well maybe mine is

Some good news came in the Nick Diaz five year suspension saga earlier this week when the MMA community came together and surpassed the 100K signature goal for the official White House Petition. Diaz’s legal team are getting ready to file an appeal for a judicial review and we’ll see what happens from there. On...