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May 27, 2016 9:01 pm

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos training for Eddie Alvarez

[ooyala code=”NsY2VzMzE62tnNcl3cHN4izBGhp5IHAo” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”704″ autoplay=”true”] Prior to UFC 200, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will be looking to defend his lightweight championship for the second time as he faces Eddie Alvarez on Thursday July 7th. Ahead of the fight, dos Anjos revealed earlier this week that he was still unable to train...

May 27, 2016 8:13 pm

Teddy Atlas explains how he would train Conor McGregor for Floyd Mayweather fight

Teddy Atlas has earned the reputation as one of the most knowledgeable minds in boxing. After training with Cus D’Amato at an early age, Atlas pursued a career as a trainer as he trained notable boxers such as Timothy Bradley & Wladimir Klitschko. With rumors of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match...

May 27, 2016 7:53 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC 199 Bad Blood: Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III’ preview

In just one week, Urijah Faber and Dominick Cruz will finally have their trilogy fight, nearly a decade after the pair’s first meeting under the WEC banner where Faber submitted Cruz. In the pair’s second meeting, Cruz picked up the unanimous decision win to retain the UFC bantamweight championship. Ahead of UFC 199 on Saturday,...

May 27, 2016 7:41 pm

Renan Barao approximately 15 pounds overweight at start of week

On Sunday, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will be making his UFC featherweight debut against Jeremy Stephens. The fight is an extremely important one for Barao, who will be looking to make a splash in the stacked featherweight division. Ahead of the fight, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto is reporting that Barao went into fight week...

May 27, 2016 6:58 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold drilling kicks ahead of UFC 199

In just over a week, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will square off inside the Octagon for the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 199. Ahead of the fight, Rockhold has to adjust to fight Bisping on short notice after training to fight Weidman. Take a look at Rockhold working on his kicks, above!

May 27, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg trolls Ronda Rousey, calls her out for UFC 205

Running Man challenge…all the way to New York! Share this post if you want to see this fight @ufc #ufc205!!! #runningmanchallenge#TimeServicesCorrendo desafio Man … todo o caminho até Nova York! Compartilhar o post, se você quiser ver essa luta @ufc #ufc205TrainingMask Posted by Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos on Friday, May 27, 2016 “Running Man challenge…all the...

May 27, 2016 9:55 am

VIDEO | Horrifically brutal ending to ONE FC fight

ONE – This is full 6s long fight !!! – Timofey Nastyukhin (RU) @timnastyukhin x Robert Lisita (Australia) pic.twitter.com/GEumo6VoLs — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) May 27, 2016 Early Friday morning, ONE FC held their ‘ONE Championship: Kingdom of Champions’ event in Singapore. On the main card, Timofey Nastyukhin fought Rob Lista. The fight lasted just 6 seconds,...

May 27, 2016 9:46 am

VIDEO | Aljamain Sterling trolls Bryan Caraway during photoshoot

[ooyala code=”s2YnhyMzE6_QPfpjDhkj-h7i0aUxyGCZ” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1600″ autoplay=”true”] On Sunday, #4 ranked Aljamain Sterling will square off against #8 ranked Bryan Caraway in a pivotal bantamweight fight that could see Sterling become the bantamweight #1 contender if he defeats Caraway. Sterling comes into the bout with an undefeated 12-0 record, with 4 wins under the UFC...

May 27, 2016 9:32 am

Miesha Tate’s cautionary warning to Conor McGregor

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate has been competing in MMA professionally for nearly a decade. In addition, ‘Cupcake’ was one of the first women in the UFC. Ahead of her UFC 200 fight against Amanda Nunes, Tate appeared on SiriusXM Fight Club, Tate tried to impart some wisdom on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor,...

May 27, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | Lauzon brothers 2005 backyard brawl (Part 2)

UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon has become a fan-favorite fighter over the course of his 10 year MMA career. Lauzon has put on spectacular performances, and shown his durability throughout several incredible wars. With that being said, many fight fans are unaware that Joe’s younger brother Dan is also an accomplished MMA fighter who currently competes...

May 27, 2016 9:15 am

Miesha Tate discusses “emotionally unstable” Ronda Rousey

While former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is currently on an indefinite hiatus from competing in the UFC, she has continued to make headlines. During a recent podcast appearance, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate told a story about an encounter Rousey had with UFC strawweight Paige VanZant. As the story goes, VanZant and...

May 27, 2016 8:54 am

Michael Bisping fires back at Luke Rockhold

Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold certainly have a history. To add on to the animosity between the two, Rockhold defeated Bisping in the pair’s first Octagon meeting back in 2014. Now, as Bisping prepares to challenge Rockhold for his UFC middleweight championship on June 4th at UFC 199, Rockhold has declared his plans to retire...

May 26, 2016 10:25 pm

Luke Rockhold wants to retire Michael Bisping at UFC 199

Michael Bisping may be entering his UFC 199 scrap with Luke Rockhold on a 3 fight win streak, with his most recent win coming over arguably the greatest fighter of all time in Anderson Silva, however that doesn’t seem to phase Luke Rockhold. On a conference call, Rockhold, who holds a win over Bisping, explained...

May 26, 2016 10:16 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and his family hit the beach in old school style

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is currently waiting in limbo to find out whether he will fight Floyd Mayweather next, or Nate Diaz. McGregor enjoyed some down time this week as he and members of his family hit the beach in style! Beach life. A photo posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on May 26,...

May 26, 2016 10:06 pm

VIDEO | EA Sports UFC predicts Thomas Almeida vs. Cody Garbrandt

Who wins Sunday's #UFCVegas Main Event?https://t.co/YkW2RTEmxW — EA SPORTS UFC (@EASPORTSUFC) May 26, 2016 This Sunday in Las Vegas, Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt will put their undefeated records on the line as they step in the Octagon in the main event of UFC Fight Night 88. The fight is an extremely pivotal one given...

May 26, 2016 9:53 pm

VIDEO | Miesha Tate reflects on MMA career ahead of UFC 200

Ahead of UFC 200 on July 9th, where Miesha Tate will look to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship against Amanda Nunes, the UFC women’s bantamweight champion sat down to check out old footage from early on in her MMA career, as well as footage of her wrestling in high school. Check out the awesome...

May 26, 2016 4:20 pm

Cody Garbrandt involved in brief scuffle with Thomas Almeida’s team

This Sunday in Las Vegas, two of the UFC’s brightest bantamweight prospects will square off in a pivotal matchup as undefeated prospects Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 88. Prior to that however, Garbrandt was involved in a brief scuffle with Almeida’s team at the hotel...

May 26, 2016 1:10 pm

VIDEO | The knockout power of Jeremy Stephens

UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens is set to welcome former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao to the 145-pound division at UFC Fight Night 88. Stephens, who has come down from 155-pounds will look to make a statement over the former champion and has the capability to do so in devastating fashion. With 16 of his 24...

May 26, 2016 12:48 pm

Matt Brown vs. Jake Ellenberger set for UFC 201

With a newly signed 8-fight UFC contract, Matt Brown will be returning to the Octagon sooner rather than later following his UFC 198 loss to Demian Maia earlier this month. He will be facing Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201 on July 30th in Atlanta Georgia in a pivotal welterweight showdown according to Brett Okamoto. Brown’s...

May 26, 2016 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Holy slow-motion sumo slam

Here’s a little flashback to the 2013 US Sumo Open match between 346-pound Byambajav “Byamba” Ulambayar and 410-pound Kelly “Big Tree” Gneiting that took place in Los Angeles. Close to 4,000 people were in attendance for the ground shaking event as “Byamba” captured the gold medal for the 7th consecutive year. To get a grasp...

May 26, 2016 12:00 pm

Despite being UFC heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic isn’t quitting his day job

Stipe Miocic realized his dream of becoming UFC heavyweight champion when he knocked out Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Despite his new status and a UFC champion’s paycheck, Miocic hasn’t left his job as a Valley View fireman and paramedic in Cleveland, Ohio. Miocic posted a photo to his Facebook page saying,...

May 26, 2016 11:20 am

PHOTO | John Wayne Parr says there is no such thing as ‘playing Muay Thai’

Dana White is famous for saying, “Do you want to be a fighter?” Martial arts comes with its risks, but fighters who are aspiring to reach their goals have to bite down and assume those risks. Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr posted a crazy photo of his friend Ryan Doyle after getting surgery to...

May 26, 2016 11:08 am

Matt Brown signs new UFC contract

Top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown is coming off a 3rd round submission loss to Demian Maia earlier this month at UFC 198, but will likely be looking to return to the Octagon sooner rather than later with his newly signed contract. The contract is for 8 fights, and according to a recent social media...

May 26, 2016 10:55 am

SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh dropping knowledge

Straight Blast Gym head coach John Kavanagh is a rather active social media user. While his prized pupil Conor McGregor has caught quite a bit of criticism since his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz in March, Kavanagh has taken to social media with some wisdom for his followers. Money will help but it won't...

May 26, 2016 10:30 am

PHOTO | Rory MacDonald brings in ‘Karate Expert’ for bout with Stephen Thompson

UFC welterweight contenders Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson are set for battle at UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on June 18. MacDonald and head coach Firas Zahabi have brought in some help to train for their fight with Thompson, who comes from a karate background. Zahabi posted the following photo to twitter...

May 26, 2016 10:26 am

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre training with boxing greats

There has been quite a bit of speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon. While many initially expected GSP to return to the Octagon for UFC 200, there were several bumps in the road along the way, mainly the UFC’s deal with Reebok. Despite that,...

May 26, 2016 10:19 am

Frankie Edgar gives prediction for Conor McGregor’s future

When it comes to UFC featherweight star Conor McGregor, one thing is certain, you never know what he’s going to do next. After winning the UFC featherweight championship in December at UFC 194 by knocking out Jose Aldo, McGregor looked to move up to lightweight to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship. When...