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Sep 14, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen setting the stage for future Thero Sonnen vs. Kalyl Silva fight

. @SpiderAnderson – I heard you son is training. Should we set a date? pic.twitter.com/yYvJYDkXFN — Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen) September 14, 2016 Fan favorite mouthpiece Chael Sonnen and middleweight legend Anderson Silva had one of the fiercest rivalries in MMA history. The pair first met back in 2010, in the main event of UFC 117....

Sep 13, 2016 5:12 pm

Report: CM Punk More Than Doubled UFC 203’s PPV Revenue

Last Saturday, on the main card of UFC 203, CM Punk fell short in his long-awaited UFC debut, tapping out to Mickey Gall rear-naked choke just 2:14 into the first round. From a competitive vantage point his MMA foray was a pretty significant failure. From a fiscal perspective, however, Punk’s UFC debut is looking like...

Sep 13, 2016 9:39 am

Demetrious Johnson is Ready to Start Calling for “Money Fights”

Over the last few months, several UFC champions have caught flack for calling for money fights – that is, the fights that they believe will make them the most money, rather than the ones that make the most sense from a rankings standpoint. The most high-profile fighter to chase these fights is, of course, UFC...

Sep 7, 2016 10:49 am

Stephen Thompson reflects on Tyron Woodley shutting him down on FS1

In the main event of UFC 201, Tyron Woodley left the world stunned as he knocked out Robbie Lawler in the first round of their main event scrap, winning Lawler’s welterweight championship in the process. On the post-fight show, presumptive #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson made his case for a fight with Woodley, pointing out...

Sep 7, 2016 8:34 am

VIDEO | Ricardo Lamas and BJ Penn surprise fans

UFC Manila: Fan Reveal Featherweight contender Ricardo "The Bully" Lamas and former UFC champion BJ PENN catch some fans by surprise! 󾌴Get YOUR 🎟🎟s NOW 󾮜 http://bit.ly/2aYmOwz Posted by UFC on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 With over a month to go until ‘UFC Fight Night: Manilla’, the anticipation is building for what many expect to...

Sep 6, 2016 12:59 pm

Georges St-Pierre admits he lost desire to “hurt a guy and to finish it”

Rumors have continued to surface in regards to former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returning to the Octagon. While the former welterweight kingpin has yet to formally announce his return to the UFC, ‘Rush’ stated in a recent interview that he is mentally ready to return. In addition, St-Pierre went as far as to state...

Sep 5, 2016 8:41 am

Stephen Thompson to Tyron Woodley: “It Sounds Like You’re Scared to Fight Me.”

It’s no secret that UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is not particularly keen on fighting number-one-contender Stephen Thompson. Instead, the champ infamously explained on Fox Sports that he is interested in “money fights” with the likes of Nick Diaz and Georges St-Pierre. Unsurprisingly, Woodley’s stance is not going over well with Thompson. On a recent...

Sep 3, 2016 3:53 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva sparring with his son

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva has returned to the gym for training following his UFC 200 loss to light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Silva, who has been on a bit of a slide since losing his UFC middleweight championship to Chris Weidman in 2013, will be looking to return to the win...

Sep 2, 2016 1:18 pm

Georges St-Pierre explains roadblock in UFC negotiations

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre appears to be closer than ever before to returning to the UFC. While UFC President Dana White has remained adamant that he believes the former welterweight kingpin will not return to the Octagon because he no longer has the desire to compete with the UFC’s best, St-Pierre revealed Wednesday...

Sep 2, 2016 11:34 am

Georges St-Pierre will have to decide between UFC & Hollywood

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre is frequently one official announcement away from returning to the Octagon. Despite his indefinite hiatus, St-Pierre has remained adamant that he is open to a return to the Octagon if he is able to reach a deal with the UFC. This week, St-Pierre made a rare TV appearance to...

Aug 31, 2016 7:56 pm

Georges St-Pierre fires back at Dana White for recent comments

Wednesday evening, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre appeared on ‘UFC Tonight’ to discuss the rumors regarding his potential return to the Octagon. St-Pierre revealed that he is more than willing to return to the Octagon, however the UFC has his terms, and the pair has yet to reach a deal. In addition, St-Pierre revealed...

Aug 31, 2016 5:23 pm

Is the UFC not allowing Georges St-Pierre back in the Octagon?

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre has not fought since November 2013. After taking what he says was a much needed break from fighting, “Rush” says that he is ready to get back into the Octagon to further build on his legacy. St-Pierre appeared on FS1’s “UFC Tonight” show on Wednesday and had some interesting...

Aug 30, 2016 6:37 am

Stephen Thompson Thinks Tyron Woodley Should be Stripped of Title if He Doesn’t Defend

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson has put in the work, racking up seven-straight wins, including triumphs over fighters like Robert Whittaker, Jake Ellenberger, Johny Hendricks and Rory MacDonald. Now, all he wants his a welterweight title shot–ideally at UFC 205 in New York City this November. Unfortunately, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, who won the the...

Aug 28, 2016 5:42 pm

Tyron Woodley appears to be getting fed up with the “Wonderboy” talk

Tyron Woodley realized his dream at last month’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta, when he became the UFC’s welterweight champion after scoring a first-round knockout victory over Robbie Lawler. Since winning the title Woodley has expressed his interest in having a “big money fight” for his first title defense. “The Chosen One” is hoping to...

Aug 28, 2016 2:27 pm

Tyron Woodley details which fights he thinks should be next in the UFC’s welterweight division

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is eyeing a “big money fight” for his first title defense which is expected to take place later this year. “The Chosen One” has expressed interest in fighting either former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre or former Strikeforce welterweight title holder Nick Diaz in recent weeks. UFC president Dana White...

Aug 26, 2016 2:20 pm

Carlos Condit confident he can avenge loss to Tyron Woodley

It didn’t take newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley long to begin calling out fighters for his first potential title defense. Woodley shut down welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson on the post-fight show, where Woodley also called out Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz. With that being said, welterweight veteran Carlos Condit, who makes his...

Aug 16, 2016 5:02 pm

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was not happy with USADA this morning

Early yesterday morning, former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz was surprised with a random drug test from USADA, this after the Stockton native had apparently been “out all night” and had gone without any sleep. Obviously Nick was not to happy about the situation and thus proceeded to share his verbal argument with the...

Aug 12, 2016 3:48 pm

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson reacts to news of title fight

While Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson may be the welterweight #1 contender, there was much uncertainty as to whether or not he would get the next welterweight title shot. After Tyron Woodley knocked out Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 201 at the end of last month, the newly crowned champ shut down Thompson on...

Aug 12, 2016 1:43 pm

Tyron Woodley reacts to news of Stephen Thompson fight

Friday afternoon, UFC President Dana White revealed that Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson would be getting the next welterweight title shot. The news came after a period of uncertainty following Woodley’s UFC 201 knockout win over Robbie Lawler at the end of last month. Following the win, Woodley shut Thompson down on the FS1 post-fight show, calling...

Aug 6, 2016 2:07 am

Tyron Woodley sends a thundering message to all his haters

Tyron Woodley realized his dreams at UFC 201 by becoming the UFC welterweight champion of the world. Following his knockout win over Robbie Lawler, Woodley called out Nick Diaz who is fresh off an 18-month suspension. “The chosen one” has since gotten some criticism for trying to pick his opponent immediately after winning the belt....

Aug 3, 2016 8:16 am

Tyron Woodley says Georges St-Pierre wants to fight

After winning the UFC welterweight championship this past Saturday in the main event of UFC 201, Tyron Woodley set his sights on a money fight with either Georges St-Pierre or Nick Diaz. The decision drew much criticism for the Missouri native, who many believed was ducking welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Despite that, Woodley...

Aug 2, 2016 9:42 am

Stephen Thompson analyzes Robbie Lawler’s loss to Tyron Woodley

When Tyron Woodley stepped into the Octagon Saturday night in the main event of UFC 201 to fight Robbie Lawler, welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson was paying close attention. Thompson, who was on the FS1 broadcasting team for the evening, knew he would likely be fighting the winner of the scrap. Ultimately, Tyron Woodley...

Aug 2, 2016 7:07 am

Stephen Thompson responds to Tyron Woodley shutting him down

In the main event of UFC 201 this past weekend, Tyron Woodley shocked the world as he knocked out Robbie Lawler just minutes into their main event fight. Following the win, Woodley appeared on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show to discuss the bout. During the show, welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson asked Woodley...