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Jul 23, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Valentina Shevchenko opens up on training camp after her coach was shot

Back in May, there was speculation as to whether or not Valentina Shevchenko would be fighting in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Chicago’ against Holly Holm after Shevchenko and her coach were involved in a shootout with armed robbers in Peru. Shevchenko’s coach was able to shoot and kill one of the robbers,...

Jul 23, 2016 9:28 am

Holly Holm recalls moments before being choked out by Miesha Tate

Back in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holly Holm looked to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship against Miesha Tate. The fight was Holm’s first title defense. Unfortunately for ‘The Preacher’s Daughter’ Tate was able to pull off the late-fight upset in the 5th round, and defeat Holm via rear naked choke in the...

Jul 23, 2016 8:07 am

Carlos Condit “addicted” to fighting, retirement on hold

Prior to Carlos Condit’s UFC 195 welterweight scrap with Robbie Lawler, the former interim champ revealed that it could be his last fight before retirement. Condit lost the fight via controversial split decision, putting his future in the Octagon in question. Now, ahead of his ‘UFC: Vancouver’scrap with Demian Maia, Condit says he is addicted...


Jul 22, 2016 10:28 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk throws out first pitch at Chicago White Sox Game

Hey @WhiteSox – if you guys ever need help with the rotation, we know someone 😉. @JoannaMMA w/ the wind up & pitch! pic.twitter.com/qOM4vo87q1 — #UFCChicago (@ufc) July 22, 2016 Fresh off of her unanimous decision win over Claudia Gadelha, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk was in attendance in Chicago for the Chicago White...

Jul 20, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm weighs in on rematch with Ronda Rousey or Miesha Tate

Back at UFC 193, Holly Holm shocked the world as she dominated Ronda Rousey for nearly two rounds, ultimately knocking the champ out in the 2nd round with a perfectly placed head kick to claim the UFC championship. In her first title defense, Holm faced Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196 in...

Jul 20, 2016 8:16 am

Dominick Cruz fires back at TJ Dillashaw

While Dominick Cruz holds a win over former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, Dillashaw has continued to blast the bantamweight kingpin. Following Dillashaw’s UFC 200 win over Raphael Assuncao, the former champ took to Instagram with a lengthy message directed at Dominick Cruz. The message ended with “Stop running, let’s get this on paper”. This week,...

Jul 19, 2016 11:07 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm comments on PED use and Jon Jones’ situation

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is a close friend and teammate of Jon Jones. With the recent news of Jones’ popping for banned substances, “Bones” has been a big topic of conversation and with Holm fighting this weekend, she was surely asked about her friend’s situation by the media. Holm recently spoke about...

Jul 19, 2016 9:02 am

Jim Miller vs. Joe Lauzon II booked for August

Earlier this month, at UFC 200, UFC veterans Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller both emerged from their respective bouts with KO wins. Miller kicked off the event on the UFC Fight Pass prelims, knocking out MMA legend Takanori Gomi in the very first round, ending his 2-fight losing streak. Similarly, Lauzon knocked out Diego Sanchez...

Jul 19, 2016 8:44 am

Daniel Cormier reflects on how Jon Jones rivalry changed him

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been scheduled to fight 4 times now. Despite that, the pair have only actually ended up fighting once. When they met inside the Octagon, Jones won the fight in convincing fashion, defeating Cormier via unanimous decision. In the wake of their cancelled UFC 200 bout, Cormier knows he needs...

Jul 16, 2016 2:06 pm

Chael Sonnen rips Brock Lesnar for failed drug test

This week, news surfaced that former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, had failed a pre-UFC 200 drug test. Immediately, the MMA community began ripping Lesnar to shreds over the “potential anti-doping violation” with his UFC 200 opponent, Mark Hunt even going as far as to demand 100% of Lesnar’s purse for the event. Former UFC...

Jul 16, 2016 8:43 am

USADA gives details on Brock Lesnar’s other drug tests

Despite the UFC waiving the mandatory 4 month transitionary period for fighters coming out of retirement, during which they are subject to random USADA drug testing, USADA managed to test Brock Lesnar 6 times in 1 month leading up to his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Saturday morning, USADA spokesman Ryan Madden revealed to...

Jul 16, 2016 8:22 am

WWE releases statement on Brock Lesnar’s potential anti-doping violation

Brock Lesnar may not be facing backlash from just the MMA community in the wake of his “potential anti-doping violation”. The former UFC champion failed an out-of-competition drug test in June, which wasn’t announced until post-UFC 200. This likely could complicate things with Lesnar’s other employers, the WWE. In addition to repercussions from the NSAC,...

Jul 15, 2016 10:03 am

Michael Bisping explains why he wants to fight Dan Henderson

Immediately following UFC 200 on Saturday night, UFC President Dana White appeared on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show, where he announced that Michael Bisping’s first title defense will likely be against Dan Henderson in Manchester, England. The MMA community was split in two over the bout, with some excited to see if Bisping could...

Jul 14, 2016 10:26 am

Rashad Evans questions Jon Jones’ legacy following USADA violation

Prior to UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the card just 2 days before fight night after being notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Jones returned to Albuquerque New Mexico to be with him family, while preparing for his hearing with the NSAC. In the wake of the...

Jul 14, 2016 10:20 am

Conor McGregor & Holly Holm win big at ESPY Awards

Wednesday night, ESPN held their annual ‘ESPY Awards’ show. Up for nomination from the UFC were UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm, and UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. McGregor took home the award for ‘Best Fighter’, beating out Robbie Lawler, Gennady Golovkin, Canelo Alvarez, and Roman Gonzalez. Unfortunately for...

Jul 14, 2016 10:11 am

Tony Ferguson eyes big fight after winning 8 in a row

Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson picked up his 8th win in a row as he defeated Lando Vannata via 2nd round submission. The fight was an impressive one for Vannata, who took the fight on short notice after Michael Chiesa withdrew from the bout. Now, Ferguson is ready...

Jul 13, 2016 12:37 pm

Ronda Rousey to get immediate title shot upon return to the Octagon

The UFC women’s bantamweight title has been playing hot potato ever since the dominant women’s champion, Ronda Rousey was knocked from the top by Holly Holm’s head kick at UFC 193. In Holm’s first defense, she was submitted by Miesha Tate in the fifth round at UFC 196. Tate also failed to defend the title...

Jul 9, 2016 11:33 pm

VIDEO | Dana White announces Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson

Following a historic night of fights at UFC 200, UFC President Dana White revealed on Fox Sports that Michael Bisping would fight Dan Henderson for his first middleweight title defense. White gave no immediate word on when the bout would take place, however he did reveal that the UFC is looking into setting up the...

Jul 9, 2016 10:42 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier fight day video diary

IT'S FIGHT DAY! @DC_MMA checks in before he meets @SpiderAnderson tonight #UFC200 @PROcast @MetroPCS #CloserThanEverhttps://t.co/cQBRgdJwom — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 9, 2016 With just hours to go until Daniel Cormier steps into the Octagon against Anderson Silva on the main card of UFC 200, the light heavyweight champ has released yet another video diary...

Jul 9, 2016 9:37 am

Claudia Gadelha on Joanna Jedrzejczyk rivalry: “It’s not done”

Friday night in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the UFC women’s strawweight championship. Jedrzejczyk was able to weather the early storm from Gadelha, and ultimately win via unanimous decision, retaining her strawweight championship in the process. Following the bout,...

Jul 9, 2016 8:55 am

VIDEO | Doo Ho Choi picks up 30 second knockout win

WOW. Another 1st round KO for Doo Ho Choi! Right straights do not get prettier than that. #TUFFinale https://t.co/uk6fKrL4TK — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 9, 2016 Friday evening in Las Vegas, ‘The Korean Superbly’ Doo Ho Choi continued his unbeaten UFC streak as he knocked out Thiago Tavares on the main card of the...

Jul 8, 2016 12:51 pm

Rafael dos Anjos calls for rematch with Eddie Alvarez

Thursday night in Las Vegas, yet another UFC title changed hands as Eddie Alvarez defeated Rafael dos Anjos via 1st round TKO. The win was an impressive one for Alvarez, who managed to get the win without sustaining any major damage. Following the fight, dos Anjos spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss the fight, and his...

Jul 8, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier reacts to fighting Anderson Silva

Late last night @DC_MMA reacted to learning he's fighting @SpiderAnderson #UFC200 @PROcast @MetroPCS #CloserThanEverhttps://t.co/fy0qHrZn7Q — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 8, 2016 By now the MMA world knows that former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will be stepping in on short notice to fight light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated matchup on the...

Jul 6, 2016 10:27 pm

Dana White on Jon Jones: “There’s no telling what’s next”

With just days to go until his UFC 200 headlining bout against Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones was notified of a potential anti-doping violation, and was subsequently pulled from the fight. UFC President Dana white was quick to reveal that the fight was off, and Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt was now the main event for...

Jul 5, 2016 9:06 am

Frankie Edgar predicts finish over Jose Aldo

In less than a week at UFC 200, Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the interim UFC featherweight championship. The fight will earn the winner a crack at UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who fights Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202. The fight...