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May 4, 2016 7:54 pm

Michael Bisping fires back at Yoel Romero

While Yoel Romero may currently be serving a 6 month suspension for failing a drug test after testing positive for steroids, the top ranked UFC middleweight didn’t shy away from taking a shot at UFC veteran Michael Bisping on Twitter Wednesday afternoon. Bisping, who is coming off a unanimous decision win over Anderson Silva at...

May 4, 2016 7:41 pm

TJ Dillashaw vs. Raphael Assuncao possible for UFC 200

It’s been just 4 months since TJ Dillashaw lost the UFC bantamweight championship to Dominick Cruz in Boston in January, but it appears as though the former champ is looking to return to the Octagon sooner rather than later. According to Megan Olivi, Dillashaw could wind up fighting on UFC 200 on July 9th against...

May 4, 2016 6:04 pm

Report: UFC working on huge fights for UFC on FOX 20 in Chicago

The UFC just announced a fight that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it with Edson Barboza taking on Gilbert Melendez at UFC on FOX 20. Other fights that are reported to be in the works for the event taking place July 23 in Chicago, Illinois include Anthony “Rumble” Johnson vs. Glover Teixeira...

May 4, 2016 5:45 pm

Report: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley being targeted

UFC Tonight revealed exciting news for the welterweight division. A welterweight championship bout between Robbie Lawler and contender Tyron Woodley is being worked on for UFC 201. One last fight in the works: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley targeted as championship bout at #UFC201 — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) May 5, 2016 Lawler is coming off...

May 4, 2016 1:21 pm

Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez reportedly set for UFC on FOX 20

At UFC 197 Edson Barboza picked up the biggest win of his professional career as he defeated former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision. The win was a dominant one for Barboza, as he out-struck Showtime throughout the course of the fight, dealing a severe amount of damage to Pettis’ legs throughout the...

May 4, 2016 1:07 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200 preview: Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier 1 full fight

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones will meet in the Octagon for the second time in the main event of UFC 200 in July. The fight will be for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship with Cormier the current reigning champ and Jones the interim champ. Take a look at their first fight that took place...

May 4, 2016 12:29 pm

PHOTO | Chuck Liddell is on Team Daniel Cormier

There has been a bit of a rivalry between former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell and current interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Liddell has gone on record to say that he is not a fan of Jones’ fighting style and said that he would have knocked Jones out back when he was in...

May 4, 2016 11:49 am

Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons passes away after tragic accident

Bellator MMA featherweight Jordan Parsons has passed away after he was hit in a hit-and-run accident in Florida over the weekend. Bellator President Scott Coker released a statement on Wednesday following news of Parson’s death. “It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of a dear member of the Bellator family, Jordan Parsons....

May 4, 2016 11:29 am

PHOTO | Paige VanZant hits the beach in her bikini

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has been tearing up the dance floor on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” On this week’s episode, VanZant and dance partner Mark Ballas scored a perfect 30 and are looking like the couple to beat this season. While Paige has been busy practicing her dance routines for the show, she found...

May 4, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan explains why MMA should have no gloves or wrist taping

UFC color commentator and well-versed martial artist Joe Rogan feels that MMA should not have any gloves or wrist taping for competition. Why? Rogan feels that the sport would actually be safer without them. Rogan spoke about the subject on his podcast recently with guest Steve Maxell who is an American fitness coach, physical educator,...

May 4, 2016 10:02 am

Michael Bisping reveals plans for his next fight

Since Michael Bisping defeated Anderson Silva in the main event of ‘UFC London’ back in February, there has been much speculation as to where Bisping falls in the UFC middleweight title picture. While Yoel Romero became the #1 contender at middleweight after defeating Jacare Souza at UFC 194, a failed drug test has landed Romero...

May 4, 2016 9:45 am

Yoel Romero taunts Michael Bisping on Twitter

While Yoel Romero may currently be suspended by the UFC for taking a supplement which was contaminated with a banned substance, ‘Soldier Of God’ didn’t shy away from an opportunity to bash UFC veteran Michael Bisping. Bisping, who is coming off a unanimous decision win over Anderson Silva in London, is looking to face the...

May 4, 2016 9:35 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones takes the #RunningManChallenge on social media

[ooyala code=”9sNXJhMzE6aU_bWpmdME53g1y3dXVWYj” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1600″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] The latest challenge to take over the internet has officially made it to the UFC roster. UFC Pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones took the ‘#RunningManChallenge’ recently, and absolutely killed it! Jones is currently preparing for his UFC 200 rematch with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed UFC light...

May 4, 2016 9:19 am

PHOTO | Hilarious ‘UFC 200: Jones vs. Cormier II’ poster

At UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. While Cormier is going into the bout the champion, Jones has opened as the betting favorite in opening betting lines given his dominance in the past, and in the pair’s first fight. In the photo...

May 4, 2016 9:12 am

Jon Jones’ bold prediction ahead of rematch with Daniel Cormier

On July 9th at UFC 200, fight fans will finally see the long awaited rematch between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight championship. This time however, Jones, who currently holds the UFC interim light heavyweight championship, will be coming into the fight as the challenger, while Cormier comes into the fight...

May 4, 2016 8:58 am

VIDEO | Cat Zingano training for UFC return

Its been over a year since Cat Zingano was in the Octagon. In her last Octagon appearance, Zingano infamously lost to Ronda Rousey via 1st round submission in just 14 seconds. Zingano took some time off to recharge, and let some lingering injuries heal, and will now make her return to the Octagon at UFC...

May 4, 2016 8:38 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor, Paddy Holohan, and Aisling Daly roll as brown belts

While Conor McGregor may have started the ‘Irish Invasion’ of MMA, the rest of the SBG Ireland team has also gained widespread popularity in the world of MMA. Former UFC flyweight Paddy Holohan posted the following photo on Instagram of himself, UFC women’s strawweight Aisling Daly, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, alongside coach John...

May 4, 2016 8:27 am

Miesha Tate “frustrated” with Conor McGregor over UFC 200 situation

While the UFC took the brunt of the blowback for Conor McGregor refusing to fulfill his media obligations for UFC 200, the promotion wasn’t the only one affected by McGregor’s standoff with the UFC. Co-headliner Miesha Tate, who will look to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship against Amanda Nunes in the co-main event, had...

May 4, 2016 8:10 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold sparring ahead of UFC 199

Luke Rockhold is currently gearing up for his rematch with Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship. Rockhold won the belt from Weidman in the co-main event of UFC 194 back in December of 2015 after dominating ‘The All American’ the entire fight en route to a 4th round TKO win. In the video above...

May 4, 2016 8:02 am

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis sends pad holder flying during training session

Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis has earned the reputation as one of the most powerful heavyweights on the UFC roster. With all 6 of his UFC wins coming by way of KO/TKO, including all of the wins in his recent 3 fight win streak. Lewis is currently gearing up for the biggest fight of his...

May 4, 2016 1:55 am

VIDEO | HBO 24/7 Canelo/Khan – Episode 1

Two of boxing’s prominent stars are fighting this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada as Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) looks to defend his WBC middleweight title against former champion Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs). The 155 lb catchweight fight will have Khan going up two weight classes to take on Alvarez at middleweight. If...

May 3, 2016 8:24 pm

Nick Diaz wants you to see one of his new “JCVD” kicks

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz has been busy training “ninja shit” with his younger brother Nate and mixed martial arts legend Jean-Claude Van Damme. Diaz, who is eligible to return to the UFC octagon this August, took to Instagram to show off one of his new kicks. #wannaseeoneofmykicks #jcvd #kick #kicks #mma #poolside #poolsidechillin...

May 3, 2016 3:30 pm

Conor McGregor blasts “big lurch” Nate Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is extremely confident that he will be able to “school” Nate Diaz if the two meet in a rematch later this summer. The brash Irish superstar took to Instagram to post the following photo while taking some serious shots at the “Stockton Slugger”. Working the rear hand uppercut with Roddy...

May 3, 2016 2:30 pm

VIDEO | Thiago Alves is looking to drop down to lightweight

At one point in time, Thiago Alves was regarded as one of the top welterweights in the UFC. With explosive knockout power to go along with elite level Muay Thai technique, Alves went on a 7-fight win streak that saw him finish 5 of those opponents. The win streak earned Alves a crack at Georges...

May 3, 2016 2:23 pm

Gunnar Nelson opens up on Conor McGregor’s future in the UFC

While UFC President Dana White may maintain that there is no dispute between Conor McGregor and the UFC, the tension between the two is undeniable. After refusing to fulfill his media obligations for arguably the biggest event in UFC history, McGregor was pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th. McGregor...

May 3, 2016 2:18 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Ashes comeback tribute

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is currently the biggest draw in the UFC and is now without a scheduled fight. McGregor was set to fight Nate Diaz in an immediate non-title welterweight rematch in the main event of UFC 200 but was pulled from the card after refusing to take part in media obligations to...