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Oct 6, 2017 6:41 am

Daniel Cormier Explains Why Alexander Gustafsson Doesn’t Get the Next Title Shot

A couple of weeks ago, Daniel Cormier tallied up votes that he got from Twitter and decided it was Volkan Oezdemir who should get the next title shot. Of course, Oezdemir accepted the gesture in ‘no time’ flat. Even though Cormier used the fans own comments to decide his opponent, there was still criticism of...

Oct 5, 2017 6:22 pm

Chris Cariaso Describing The Panic of Fighting Demetrious Johnson Will Make You Sweat

This Saturday, Demetrious Johnson will (finally) step into the Octagon with Ray Borg to attempt a record-breaking victory. If he can get past Borg, he’ll have beaten Anderson Silva’s tally mark of consecutive title defenses, forever cementing him into UFC history. An aura surrounded Silva due to the way he fought and the things he...

Oct 5, 2017 11:58 am

Daniel Cormier gives transparent shoutout to his pick for MMA GOAT

UFC 216 is set to take place this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee are featured in the main event of the evening as they will fight for the UFC interim lightweight title. In the co-main event of the evening, there is a chance history will be made by the current...

Oct 3, 2017 2:01 pm

Exciting Newcomer Zabit Magomedsharipov Gets Quick Turnaround for UFC Shanghai

Viewers who tuned in to UFC Rotterdam at the beginning of last month, were treated to a violent surprise. Fresh-on-the-roster featherweight Zabit Magomedsharipov put on a performance in his UFC debut that rivals anyone we’ve seen in recent memory. He was leaping off cages, putting together video game combos, but best off all, he finished...

Oct 3, 2017 2:00 pm

VIDEO | Fighter suffers nasty broken leg after throwing low kick at opponent

Broken bones in mixed martial arts happen from time to time. However, it’s rare to see a fighter break an opponent’s limb when holding a submission like when Frank Mir broke Tim Silvia’s arm at UFC 48 with an armbar. In the case of a broken arm or leg, it usually happens in a freak...

Oct 2, 2017 8:21 pm

UFC donates $1 million to families of Las Vegas shooting; issues statement on UFC 216

The world is still in shock following last night’s horrifying mass shooting in Las Vegas that left at least 59 people dead and over 500 injured. With that said, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), who calls Las Vegas home, is doing everything they can to help the families of those affected. The promotion released an...

Oct 2, 2017 2:25 pm

George Foreman calls out Steven Seagal to fight in Las Vegas

What are your thoughts on a fight competition between former heavyweight boxing world champion George Foreman and martial arts movie star Steven Seagal? Well, that was just thrown out there into the world by Foreman himself. Foreman tweeted the following tweets on Monday: Foreman: Steven Seagal, I challenge you One on one, I use boxing...

Oct 1, 2017 5:18 pm

UFC 216 Fight Card and Start Time

The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this Saturday for the promotions UFC 216 fight card. The event is headlined by an interim lightweight title fight featuring Tony Ferguson taking on Kevin Lee. Tony Ferguson will enter the title fight sporting an impressive nine fight win streak. “El Cucuy” was most recently...

Sep 29, 2017 1:47 pm

VIDEO | UFC handshake fails

There are just some opponents that are matched up and will never get along. Here, we take a look at some of the handshake fails and snubs that we have seen throughout the years in the UFC and in other fight promotions starring some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts. Some big rivalries...

Sep 26, 2017 4:23 pm

VIDEO | Nick Diaz Made His UFC Debut 14 Years Ago Today

A lot of images and feelings come to mind when the name Nick Diaz is brought up. He’s shadow boxed during awkward interviews right into our heart for many years. He could usually be found constantly looking over his shoulder, most likely after ridiculously exciting fights. Lately though, anti-doping violations caused by marijuana has simultaneously...

Sep 26, 2017 9:42 am

UFC rankings update: Jessica Andrade rockets up the strawweight list

Last Friday, the UFC made a triumphant return to Japan with an exciting night of fights. Now that the card is in the rear-view, the promotion’s official rankings have been updated. The biggest changes to the UFC rankings occured in the strawweight division, where Jessica Andrade rocketed up the list after a thrilling win over...

Sep 23, 2017 1:42 pm

PHOTO | Chris Weidman shows off massive scar from recent surgery

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Chris Weidman picked up his first win in over two years this past July. “The All-American” scored a third-round submission victory over surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC on FOX 25 on July 22 from Long Island. Weidman’s fourteenth career victory did not come without a...

Sep 14, 2017 7:23 am

Updated UFC rankings reflect chaos at light heavyweight

Earlier this week, we learned that Jon Jones’ B sample confirmed that he had indeed ingested the banned substance Turinabol in advance of his UFC 214 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier. Yesterday, the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) overturned Jones’ UFC 214 knockout win over Daniel Cormier, rendering it a no contest. With this...

Sep 12, 2017 3:09 pm

Sergio Pettis Wants to Fight Henry Cejudo at UFC 218

Last weekend was supposed to be the event that Demetrious Johnson broke Anderson Silva’s defense record, instead the spotlight was on another flyweight. After Henry Cejudo sandwiched his loss to the UFC flyweight champion by being on the wrong end of a razor-thin split decision to Joseph Benavidez, Cejudo knew he needed to make a...

Sep 8, 2017 10:35 am

UFC issues statement on Ray Borg’s illness and UFC 215 ticket refunds

The MMA community was struck with appalling news late Thursday. With less than 24 hours away from the UFC 215 weigh-ins, the main event UFC flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Ray Borg was canceled. The cancellation, first reported by Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting, was due to Borg being ill and deemed unfit...

Sep 7, 2017 9:57 pm

UFC 215 main event featuring Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg canceled

The UFC 215 main event featuring Demetrious Johnson and Ray Borg has been canceled just days before the event is set to take place in Edmonton, Canada. Late Thursday, Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting reported that Borg was forced out of the UFC flyweight title fight against Johnson due to illness. According to the report,...

Sep 7, 2017 4:21 pm

Georges St-Pierre Gives Demetrious Johnson Praise Before UFC 215

Demetrious Johnson is one win away from breaking Anderson Silva’s title defense record, the only man who stands in his way is Ray Borg. What “Mighty” Johnson has accomplished so far is unheard of in a sport where it’s usually very difficult to win consistently. For instance, in the heavyweight division, no champion in the...

Sep 6, 2017 5:01 pm

Watch Demetrious Johnson’s Fails and Triumphs in Battlegrounds Before UFC 215

Demetrious Johnson is one win away from making UFC history at UFC 215. He’ll be fighting Ray Borg for his potential 11th flyweight title defense, breaking a record previously set by Anderson Silva. In between fighting the best of the best in reality, he’s relaxing and relieving stress by playing video games like it’s his...

Sep 5, 2017 11:26 am

Ray Borg Willing to Give Demetrious Johnson a Rematch If He Wins at UFC 215

We are just a couple of days from Demetrious Johnson trying to make history at UFC 215. In lieu of a fight with T.J. Dillashaw, Johnson wanted to continue his journey toward breaking Anderson Silva’s title defense record. He tied the record with 10 defenses after a dominating performance over Wilson Reis, now he looks...

Sep 5, 2017 11:08 am

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 115 – pound-for-pound rankings shift again

The UFC has updated their rankings following UFC Fight Night 115 and there has been a shift once again at the top in the highly debated pound-for-pound rankings. With Jon Jones facing a second potential anti-doping violation with USADA, both Demetrious Johnson and Conor McGregor went up in the pound-for-pound rankings without being active in...

Sep 3, 2017 5:23 pm

UFC 215 Fight Card and Start Time

The UFC will invade Edmonton, Alberta, Canada next weekend for UFC 215. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring long-time champion Demetrious Johnson taking on Ray Borg. This is it, folks. This is one of the reasons he declined a fight with T.J. Dillashaw. “Mighty Mouse” will attempt to make UFC...

Aug 30, 2017 11:08 am

Coach claims Jose Aldo’s days in MMA are numbered

Over the last few months, a seemingly endless list of MMA fighters have expressed interest in testing their hands in the professional boxing ring. Fighters from Stipe Miocic to Jimi Manuwa to Artem Lobov to Anderson Silva have all done so, and now, Jose Aldo is doing the same. Aldo, of course, has shared interest...

Aug 30, 2017 10:21 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Wants Nate Diaz to Come Down to Him

Conor McGregor creates his own path. The biggest dig against McGregor is that he’s never defended a title, but it’s simply because he’s not forced to. Back in the day when Georges St-Pierre was knocking off contender after contender, the UFC and MMA as a whole was different. St-Pierre may have had the opportunity to...

Aug 21, 2017 11:41 am

NAC director Bob Bennett updates on possible future boxing-MMA crossover fights

This Saturday, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will battle undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., and it’s all anybody can talk about. The fight is expected to shatter all combat sports pay-per-view records, and go down as one of the most lucrative events in combat sports history. Given this, it’s hard not to wonder about...

Aug 21, 2017 10:28 am

BREAKING | Lyoto Machida returns to the Octagon at UFC Sao Paulo

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, who also contended for the title at middleweight, has not been seen in the cage since June of 2015, when he was smashed to a third-round TKO by the ever-dangerous Yoel Romero. The reason for the former champ’s prolonged absence is an unfortunate USADA-administered suspension stemming from his...

Aug 17, 2017 6:42 am

Report: Lyoto Machida to get tough test in October comeback fight

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, who also contended for the title at middleweight, has not been seen in the cage since June of 2015, when he was smashed to a third-round TKO by the ever-dangerous Yoel Romero. The reason for the former champ’s prolonged absence is an unfortunate USADA-administered suspension stemming from his...