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Nov 11, 2017 3:07 pm

BREAKING! Kelvin Gastelum has a new opponent for UFC Shanghai

Perennial UFC middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum has received a new opponent for UFC Shanghai. Not even a full week after losing his UFC middleweight title to Georges St-Pierre via third-round stoppage, Michael “The Count” Bisping has agreed to fight Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC Shanghai in just two weeks time. MMAFighting’s Ariel...

Nov 11, 2017 8:09 am

Mike Perry Offers to Fight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Shanghai

News broke yesterday that Anderson Silva has been pulled from his fight with Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Shanghai due to a possible anti-doping violation. Gastelum said he is staying on the card, but the fight is just two weeks away and that makes it difficult to find a replacement. That is, unless Mike Perry hears...

Nov 9, 2017 9:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Georges St-Pierre near the top of the pound-for-pound mix

After nearly four years out of competition, Georges St-Pierre is back and once again a UFC champion. At UFC 217, St-Pierre beat Michael Bisping to become the new UFC middleweight champion. In doing so, GSP became just the fourth fighter in UFC history to win two UFC titles in two different weight classes following Randy...

Nov 7, 2017 6:36 am

Dana White explains why 2017 has been the UFC’s “best year by a long shot”

Late last week, UFC President Dana White made the surprising claim that, despite the lack of appearances from its biggest stars, the UFC is having it’s biggest year ever. Unsurprisingly, this claim from White generated some criticism from MMA’s discerning fans, who pointed out that Pay-Per-View sales seem to be down. Speaking to the media...

Nov 6, 2017 12:31 pm

Coach Freddie Roach shares his hopes for Georges St-Pierre’s next fight

Last weekend, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made a return to the Octagon after some four years away. While his heyday occurred at welterweight, however, this comeback fight occurred at middleweight, where he battled divisional kingpin Michael Bisping for gold. St-Pierre was in vintage...

Nov 6, 2017 10:29 am

Daniel Cormier expected to defend light heavyweight title at UFC 220

Daniel Cormier, who was reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion after his UFC 214 foil Jon Jones failed a drug test, is expected to defend his title at UFC 220. His opponent for this card, which is scheduled for January 20 in Boston, Massachusetts, is expected to be the king of the blitzkrieg himself,...

Nov 5, 2017 9:16 am

Georges St-Pierre receives warm message from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Last night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 217, Canada’s Georges St-Pierre returned from a hiatus of four years to battle UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Despite the length of his layoff, St-Pierre looked every bit an MMA great in his comeback fight, submitting Bisping with a third-round rear-naked choke to capture the...

Nov 5, 2017 8:54 am

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt and Michael Bisping share kind words backstage

Both these men are class acts 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻@bisping and @Cody_Nolove Full version: https://t.co/ZGTIfMTWu3 pic.twitter.com/wSlHNfnt9g — Jim Edwards (@MMA_Jim) November 5, 2017 Last night, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and middleweight champion Michael Bisping sought to defend their titles against TJ Dillashaw and Georges St-Pierre. In the end, however, neither man would leave the venue with their...

Nov 3, 2017 12:07 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fighters Give Their Pick for Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre

Georges St-Pierre coming back to fight Michael Bisping is a huge fight. Rankings, St-Pierre’s hiatus, and Robert Whittaker’s interim belt aside, a fight like this conjures old superfight discussions of a bygone era. During St-Pierre’s welterweight prime, the Moby Dick of fights was a showdown between him and middleweight king Anderson Silva. We never were...

Nov 2, 2017 6:00 am

Derek Brunson calls out Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold, Weidman responds

Last weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s action packed returned to Sao Paulo, Brazil, Derek Brunson shot up the middleweight rankings with a first-round drubbing of Lyoto Machida. Post-fight, when pressed by on-duty color commentator Daniel Cormier, Brunson issued a fun callout of former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. On Wednesday night, Brunson...

Nov 1, 2017 12:09 pm

VIDEO | The First EA UFC 3 Trailer Drops This Friday

Earlier this month, we got a sneak peak behind the scenes of the new EA Sports UFC 3 video game thanks to Angela Hill in a motion capture suit. Other than that, we haven’t gotten much news about the third installment in the EA UFC franchise. For those who wanted more, a new teaser dropped...

Nov 1, 2017 10:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Colby Covington shoots up welterweight ranks

UFC Fight Night 119 took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil over the weekend. Colby Covington made a lot of noise there in Brazil after beating the most recent UFC welterweight title challenger, Demian Maia. Covington lashed out at the fans in Brazil and made some people upset, despite later explaining he is just having fun...

Oct 28, 2017 11:52 pm

VIDEO | Derek Brunson calls out a former champion following win over Lyoto Machida

UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson picked up a huge win in the headliner of last night’s UFC Fight Night 119 event in Sao Paulo, defeating Lyoto Machida via first-round knockout. Brunson was able to rock “The Dragon” with a nasty left hand before eventually putting him to sleep with some viscous ground and pound. Brunson’s...

Oct 25, 2017 4:21 pm

Cody Garbrandt Making ‘Business Move’ to Fight Demetrious Johnson Next

Cody Garbrandt is about to squash one of the biggest rivalries in MMA with the violence that awaits us at UFC 217. He’ll be defending his title against TJ Dillashaw, who needs no introduction. Potentially stacking back-to-back wins over long-time bantamweight king Dominick Cruz and former champion Dillashaw, would be a huge feather in the...

Oct 19, 2017 11:08 am

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson explains how he would try to beat Brock Lesnar in a fight

Demetrious Johnson is coming off a historic win with his 11th consecutive title defense. In doing so, “Mighty Mouse” surpassed Anderson Silva’s record for the most consecutive title defenses and could continue to add to it still being the active UFC flyweight champion. Not only did Johnson pull off the win and set the new...

Oct 18, 2017 1:59 pm

VIDEO | Most creative and crazy moves pulled off in MMA

There is nothing like a highlight reel finish in MMA and when you can add some flair by finishing with a move that is rarely seen pulled off successfully, you’ll probably end up going viral on the Internet. Here we take a look at some of the most impressive, creative, and crazy moves pulled off...

Oct 13, 2017 11:59 am

Demetrious Johnson Will Compete in H1Z1 at TwitchCon for $200K

Demetrious Johnson just beat Anderson Silva’s record, successfully defended his title, pulled off one of the most amazing submissions in UFC history, but he’s always on to the next challenge. He’s going to continue to try and take his gaming to the next level by competing at TwitchCon this year. He’ll be joined in the...

Oct 12, 2017 10:57 am

Report: Early PPV buy estimates for UFC 215 and 216 are not looking good

The UFC has had some really entertaining fight cards recently with title fights taking place on the pay-per-view cards. However, it seems things have not gone so well with the pay-per-view buys over the last two UFC pay-per-view events. According to MMA insider @jedigoodman, the early estimated buy rates per Dave Meltzer have failed to...

Oct 11, 2017 7:29 am

UFC Rankings update: Tony Ferguson rockets onto the pound-for-pound list

Now that the action-packed UFC 216 is in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. As expected, main event interim lightweight title winner Tony Ferguson has entered the UFC pound-for-pound list, and has also usurped the number-one spot at lightweight. The UFC flyweight rankings also experienced a major shakeup thanks to long-time contender...

Oct 10, 2017 2:05 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen gives Demetrious Johnson a single suggestion

There are coaches for all aspects of mixed tiatial arts. You have head coaches that bring everything together and others that help on a specific discipline such as wrestling, striking, or jiu-jitsu. Then, for some athletes, they also hire a mental coach to help them through their mental blocks or issues that can hold back...

Oct 10, 2017 1:23 pm

Demetrious Johnson talks about his phenomenal submission and where it came from

I couldn’t even believe this as I was watching it. #Repost @lovatojrbjj ・・・ This is getting posted everywhere, but it’s too beautiful for me not to share as well! Congrats @mightymouse125 for making history & thank you for displaying so much incredible technique in all of your fights! #demetriousjohnson #UFC #JiuJitsu #MMA A post shared...

Oct 10, 2017 12:28 pm

Max Holloway Geeks Out About ‘Greatest of All Time’ Demetrious Johnson

Okay, we have to talk about what Demetrious Johnson did at UFC 216. By now, even your parents and friends who have never watched the UFC had to have sent you the video on Facebook screaming, ‘Did you see this?!’. Of course you did. Mighty Mouse catapulted Ray Borg up into the air and then...

Oct 9, 2017 5:58 am

Georges St-Pierre has some objections to a potential fight with Conor McGregor

On November 4, in the main event of UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return from a multi-year hiatus to battle UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. If St-Pierre defeats Bisping, it opens the door to a number of other super fights, such as battles pitting him against Anderson Silva, Tyron Woodley, and...

Oct 8, 2017 3:28 pm

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson praises Demetrious Johnson following historic win

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson made history at last night’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas! “Mighty Mouse” recorded his eleventh consecutive title defense by scoring a dramatic fifth-round submission victory over Ray Borg in the co-main event of UFC 216. With the win, Demetrious Johnson surpassed Anderson Silva for the most consecutive title defenses...

Oct 8, 2017 9:55 am

Ray Borg issues quick and thoughtful statement on Demetrious Johnson loss

Last night, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 216, Ray Borg stepped into the cage with perhaps the greatest fighter to ever do it: UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. Borg sought not only to steal Johnson’s flyweight belt, but also spoil the champ’s record-breaking 11th straight title defense. Though Borg put forth a...