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Apr 30, 2016 9:34 am

Lavar Johnson sentenced to 5 years for horrific assault on girlfriend

Former UFC fighter Lavar Johnson made headlines several months ago when it was revealed that he brutally assaulted his girlfriend. Johnson allegedly slammed the woman’s head into the wall and ground before landing a barrage of knees and fists. During a court appearance in Fresno County, Johnson admitted to the incident, and despite friends testifying...

Apr 30, 2016 9:08 am

John McCarthy reveals how much Conor McGregor was guaranteed for UFC 200

It’s no secret that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would have made quite a bit of money for his welterweight rematch against Nate Diaz at UFC 200. Unfortunately for everyone in the MMA community, McGregor refused to fulfill his media obligations for the event, and was unable to reach a deal with the UFC. Ultimately,...

Apr 30, 2016 12:10 am

UFC announces Roy Nelson vs. Derrick Lewis

Friday evening the UFC announced a fight that guarantees fireworks. On July 7th on UFC Fight Pass, Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson will fight Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis. The event will be headlined by Rafael dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez, and will be an important one for both men as Lewis looks to climb from...

Apr 29, 2016 11:50 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to chaotic meet & greet

At a recent meet & greet with top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov, 3,000+ eager fans trashed a Reebok store while trying to push their way to the front of the line. Things got so out of hand that Nurmagomedov was forced to leave the meet & greet because of the chaos that was occurring....

Apr 29, 2016 11:42 pm

PHOTO | UFC title holders 5 years ago today compared to now

It’s undeniable that the landscape of the UFC has changed drastically. While fighters such as Jon Jones have remained dominant, fighters such as Georges St. Pierre and Anderson Silva no longer hold UFC titles. In addition, a new era of dominant fighters have emerged, such as UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson. In addition, the UFC...

Apr 29, 2016 11:22 pm

VIDEO | 3,000+ fans destroy Reebok store at meet & greet with Khabib Nurmagomedov

During a recent meet and greet with fans at a Reebok store, top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov was shocked when over 3,000 people showed up, and trashed the Reebok store for a chance to meet the Dagestani fighter. Nurmagomedov, who recently made his return to the Octagon following a 2 year hiatus due to...

Apr 29, 2016 1:41 pm

Miesha Tate wants Ronda Rousey at Madison Square Garden for UFC 205

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is already looking past UFC 200 and her opponent Amanda Nunes. Tate wants to avenge her losses to former champion Ronda Rousey, and would love for it to take place at the UFC’s big event in New York City. “I think everything happens for a reason,” Tate said at...

Apr 29, 2016 12:25 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey’s hilarious face swap

If you have tried it, you know how creepy and funny face swaps are. Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey could not stop laughing in her face swap she did with Invicta fighter, Marina Shafir. Rousey posted the funny video to her Instagram account and simply captioned the post, “😂😂😂😂 @marinashafir” 😂😂😂😂 @marinashafir A...

Apr 29, 2016 11:48 am

UFC veteran Tom Lawlor already experiencing symptoms of head trauma?

Head trauma is a concerning issue in impact sports. UFC veteran “Filthy” Tom Lawlor recently spoke on the Three Amigos podcast and revealed some discomforting information that could be linked to head trauma. “You know, six months ago, I had a concussion, and I’m not sure how much I ever really recovered from it (transcribed...

Apr 29, 2016 10:58 am

Julio Cesar Chavez offers to train Cain Velasquez

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is currently gearing up for his pivotal fight with Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne at UFC 200 on July 9th. The fight is a ‘must-win’ for Velasquez, who looks to fight Fabricio Werdum and once again capture his UFC heavyweight championship. Boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez met with Velasquez after the...

Apr 29, 2016 10:39 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk training for rematch with Claudia Gadelha

[ooyala code=”hiNjc3MzE6Yn0A-BF4PCt93pcRCfT2X4″ player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”712″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is gearing up for arguably the biggest fight of her professional MMA career on July 8th when she has her highly anticipated rematch with Claudia Gadelha at the TUF 23 finale. The first time the pair fought, the fight went to a...

Apr 29, 2016 10:21 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC 200 Embedded’ promo tour

Earlier this week UFC President Dana White announced that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th in Conor McGregor’s absence. Prior to that, the UFC held a UFC 200 press conference, in which it was revealed that Nate Diaz would remain on the card, and will receive a new...

Apr 29, 2016 9:35 am

Frankie Edgar’s bold prediction for his future

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 rematch with Jose Aldo for the interim UFC featherweight championship. Edgar, who lost the UFC lightweight championship to Benson Henderson back in 2012, lost his first fight against Aldo at UFC 156 in a competitive contest for the featherweight title. The...

Apr 29, 2016 9:28 am

Rafael dos Anjos unimpressed with Khabib Nurmagomedov

While Rafael dos Anjos is currently the UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov holds a win over dos Anjos, something ‘The Eagle’ hasn’t been quick to let RDA forget. Nurmagomedov had been sidelined for two years before his return to the Octagon earlier this month at UFC on FOX 19, where he defeated UFC newcomer Darrell...

Apr 29, 2016 9:21 am

VIDEO | #FBF Ilir Latifi breaks ring in MMA debut

UFC light heavyweight Ilir Latifi is known for having incredible one punch knockout power. The Swedish standout has compiled a 12-4 record throughout the course of his professional career, and has amassed a 5-2 record inside the Octagon. Latifi is currently riding a 3-fight win streak that most recently defeat Gian Villante via unanimous decision...

Apr 29, 2016 12:06 am

Ovince Saint Preux reflects on fighting with broken arm

In the main event of UFC 197 Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision that saw Jones awarded the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. At some point during the second half of the fight, Saint Preux blocked a kick from Jones that broke his arm. While he was seen wincing in pain...

Apr 28, 2016 11:47 pm

Don Frye blasts “overrated” Daniel Cormier

MMA pioneer Don Frye is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. The former UFC tournament winner often finds himself at odds with the UFC brass for speaking out against the promotion. Recently, Frye gave an interview in which he weighed in on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC. Given...

Apr 28, 2016 11:34 pm

Junior Dos Santos releases statement on shoulder surgery

Earlier this month, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returned to the win column as he defeated Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision in Zagreb Croatia. The win for JDS was a much needed one after losing via TKO to Alistair Overeem back in the end of 2015. Unfortunately for the former heavyweight champ, he...

Apr 28, 2016 11:20 pm

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum training for UFC 198

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Apr 28, 2016 10:58 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC 197: The Thrill & The Agony’ preview

At UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship by defeating Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision. Saint Preux took the fight on short notice, and earned the respect of many fans for lasting 5 rounds with Jones on such short notice. The event...

Apr 28, 2016 1:09 pm

Report: Diego Brandao faces consequences from UFC for felony charges

UFC featherweight Diego Brandao has found himself in a world of trouble after an alleged incident in Albuquerque, New Mexico that resulted in his arrest. “The Ultimate Fighter 14” winner was arrested on April 14th after an incident outside of a strip club. Brandao allegedly pointed a gun at several people and pistol whipped an...

Apr 28, 2016 11:25 am

Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau to make history at UFC Fight Night 89

Women’s MMA is still growing and Joanne Calderwood (10-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Valerie Letourneau (8-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) are stamping their place in UFC history at UFC Fight Night 89. Calderwood and Letourneau will meet in Ottawa, Canada on June 18 at The Arena at TD Place in the UFC’s very first women’s flyweight...

Apr 28, 2016 10:58 am

PHOTO | Dada 5000 posts a horrific picture of himself in hospital after fight

Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris says that he was pronounced dead after suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure after his Bellator 149 fight against Kimbo Slice. Dada 500 posted a photo of himself from when he was in the hospital to get a grasp of the gravity of the situation. Dada 5000 said...