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Jun 28, 2016 8:26 am

Conor McGregor will only fight Floyd Mayweather for even split

After Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event, talk of a potential boxing superfight with legendary prizefighter Floyd Mayweather picked up. Ultimately nothing came of the rumors, and McGregor was booked to fight Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on...

Jun 28, 2016 8:18 am

Conor McGregor may seek equity if the UFC is sold

For months now, there have been lingering rumors as to whether or not the the Fertitta brothers were looking to sell the UFC. While initial reports stated that the UFC brass was extremely close to working out a deal, there have been conflicting reports since then as to whether or not the promotion will be...

Jun 28, 2016 1:33 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor square off for a challenge

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor square off in Bud Light Canada’s recent commercial highlighting their “Earn The Title” promotion. From the video description: “Our #BudLightLiving winners teamed up with some of the UFC’s best to help determine the next champion. Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Anthony Johnson, Cain...

Jun 28, 2016 1:17 am

Police release images of suspect vehicle involved in Ryan Jimmo’s death

Horrible news hit the MMA community on Sunday when it became known that UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo passed away due to injuries sustained from a hit-and-run incident in Edmonton, Canada. Edmonton police released photos of the suspect vehicle involved in Jimmo’s death. From Edmonton Police Service: For Immediate Release:27-Jun-2016 @ 4:56 PM MRU #:H16R027-1 The...

Jun 27, 2016 2:50 pm

VIDEO | Mark Hunt vs. Frank Mir UFC Fight Night 85

To get a better understanding of Mark Hunt’s vicious knockout power ahead of his match with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, we take a look at Hunt’s last fight against Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 85. Hunt and Lesnar will battle in a matchup of styles as Hunt will look to keep the...

Jun 27, 2016 2:39 pm

Vitor Belfort eyeing a ‘super fight’ rematch with Anderson Silva

Vitor Belfort and Anderson Silva met in the Octagon at UFC 126 back in 2011 for the UFC middleweight title where Silva picked up a highlight reel knockout in the very first round. Now, over five years later, Belfort is looking to avenge the loss to Silva in a fight that he says is a...

Jun 27, 2016 12:28 pm

Tyron Woodley says Robbie Lawler wanted to fight him instead of rematching Carlos Condit

While many fighters in the welterweight division are questioning the UFC’s call to give Tyron Woodley a title shot against Robbie Lawler, Woodley is more than ready to seize the opportunity to become a UFC champion. Woodley spoke with FloCombat recently on fighting his ATT teammate for the UFC welterweight championship title. “All I’m seeing...

Jun 27, 2016 11:59 am

Marcelo Garcia black Belt Dillon Danis: ‘Conor McGregor is amazing on the ground’

BJJ sensation Dillon Danis has been in Ireland at SBG training with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and his team preparing for McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202. Danis, a black belt under Marcelo Garcia spoke with FloGrappling about training with “The Notorious” and had nothing but great things to say about...

Jun 27, 2016 11:23 am

Anderson Silva states his case for a rematch with Michael Bisping

Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping fought a controversial fight back at UFC Fight Night 84, just a few months prior to Bisping becoming the UFC middleweight champion at UFC 199. Silva thought he had finished Bisping at the end of the third round and ran off jumping on the cage celebrating, but was dumbfounded when...

Jun 27, 2016 10:47 am

Conor McGregor still fighting with the UFC over media obligations

Conor McGregor bit off even more than he could chew in his attempt to negotiate media appearances for his once scheduled main event at UFC 200. “The Notorious” and Nate Diaz were pulled from the main event of UFC 200 after McGregor refused to take part in media obligations to promote the historic card. Now...

Jun 27, 2016 10:26 am

MMA community reacts to the shocking death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo

Another shocking death has hit the MMA community. UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo was involved in a hit-and-run incident in Edmonton, Canada early Sunday morning and died later that day due to injuries sustained from the incident. Back in May, Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons was also killed in a hit-and-run incident. The MMA community reacted...

Jun 27, 2016 1:46 am

Joanne Calderwood has yet to hear from Dana White on her new contract and bonus

UFC strawweight Joanne Calderwood made some noise about her pay and being broke following her fight with Valerie Letourneau at UFC Fight Night 89. UFC President Dana White caught wind of Calderwood’s gripe on not getting a “Performance of the Night” bonus and said that he would be giving Calderwood the bonus and signing her...

Jun 26, 2016 8:51 pm

Urijah Faber: ‘The best things were the memes with my chin and my butt matching’

Reebok has faced a ton of issues since trying to establish their brand as a legitimate athletic clothing company in the sport of mixed martial arts. From their countless design issues to now facing problems with their products not functioning well while being used in competition, Urijah Faber spoke about his recent wardrobe malfunction that...

Jun 25, 2016 7:01 pm

Conor McGregor: Retirement Tweet was a negotiation tactic

Following UFC 196, where Nate Diaz submitted Conor McGregor, the pair were slated to fight in the main event of UFC 200. McGregor wasn’t happy with the situation, and surprised the MMA community when he retired via Twitter. The fight was ultimately scrapped after McGregor refused to fulfill his promotional obligations for the event. Ultimately...

Jun 25, 2016 6:44 pm

VIDEO | Tim Kennedy talks Michael Bisping, next fight, and more

Back in 2014, Tim Kennedy defeated Michael Bisping via unanimous decision at the TUF Nations finale. Fast forward two years, and Michael Bisping is the UFC middleweight champion after knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 earlier this month. While Kennedy doesn’t have a fight announced, he did an interview to...

Jun 25, 2016 11:39 am

Cris Cyborg calls for the UFC to create women’s featherweight division

Last month, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut. Cyborg dominated the fight, knocking out Leslie Smith in the 1st round of their catchweight scrap. Despite the dominant win, Cyborg expressed her desire to return to Invicta to defend her featherweight championship before returning to the UFC. While Miesha...

Jun 25, 2016 11:33 am

Michael Bisping: Chris Weidman fight isn’t on the table

It’s been less than a month since Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight championship. Since knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, Bisping has found himself on the receiving end of numerous call-outs from top ranked middleweights. Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman was one of the first men to call out...

Jun 25, 2016 11:25 am

Ronda Rousey reportedly “putting in work” at acting school in L.A.

It’s now been nearly 8 months since former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was knocked out cold by Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193. Since then there has been much speculation as to whether or not Rousey would ever return to the Octagon given that she regularly receives offers to star...

Jun 25, 2016 9:53 am

Rampage Jackson open to fighting friend Tito Ortiz

Back in 2013, former UFC champions Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz were supposed to fight under the Bellator MMA banner. Unfortunately, Ortiz was injured during his training camp, and was forced to pull out of the fight. The promotion never rebooked the fight, which was fine with Rampage given that the pair are friends. Following...

Jun 25, 2016 9:43 am

VIDEO | Rampage Jackson vs. Satoshi Ishii (Highlights)

Friday night in St Louis, Missouri, Rampage Jackson and Satoshi Ishii squared off in the main event of Bellator 157. The fight ended up going the distance, and was rather back and forth, with Ishii looking to take the fight to the ground and submit Rampage, while the former UFC champion looked to use his...

Jun 25, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “I know I can knock Robbie Lawler out”

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson put the welterweight division on notice earlier this month when he picked up a unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald in Ottawa, Canada. The win was an extremely impressive one for Thompson, who picked apart MacDonald, stuffed several takedowns, and fought out of a few submissions, over the course of the fight....

Jun 25, 2016 9:22 am

Michael Bisping blasts middleweight title contenders

Since Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, he has found himself being called out by nearly everyone in the top 5 of the UFC’s middleweight division. Bisping has done his best to respond to all of the challenges, pointing out that Luke...

Jun 25, 2016 9:13 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt gives honest opinion on Brock Lesnar fight

At UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after nearly a 5 year layoff. While Lesnar was once a dominant champion in the UFC, he will be taking on Mark Hunt, an MMA legend. Hunt, who has shown impressive takedown defense in recent years, also...