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Jul 12, 2016 9:43 am

UFC founder Rorion Gracie on UFC sale: ‘I may have done the same thing’

In the wake of the biggest event in the history of the UFC this past weekend at UFC 200, it was announced that the UFC had been sold to WME-IMG for $4 billion. Understandably so, the MMA community went wild reacting to the news of the promotions sale. In the wake of the news, UFC...

Jul 12, 2016 8:38 am

UFC 200 medical suspensions

Saturday night in Las Vegas, the historic UFC 200 event took place at the T-Mobile Arena. The event was a spectacular one, with Amanda Nunes pulling off the upset over Miesha Tate, Brock Lesnar triumphantly returning to the Octagon, and Jose Aldo being crowned the interim featherweight champion, to name just a few of the...

Jul 12, 2016 8:24 am

Robbie Lawler explains how UFC sale will affect him

With the UFC’s sale becoming official earlier this week, many are wondering how the fighters will be impacted by the change in ownership. While this is certainly a transition period, UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, who fights Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 on July 30th, doesn’t foresee the change in ownership having any sort of...

Jul 12, 2016 2:10 am

UFC President Dana White talks about how his job changes with the sale of the UFC

UFC President Dana White will no longer have his good friend and partner Lorenzo Fertitta by his side while working on anything UFC for much longer. With WME | IMG’s $4 billion purchase of the UFC from Zuffa, Fertitta will be stepping down as CEO and White will continue working as the UFC President and...


Jul 11, 2016 2:49 pm

Jon Jones’ manager says Jones missed eight-figure payday from UFC 200

With USADA flagging Jon Jones for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, he was pulled from his title fight versus Daniel Cormier and missed out on his opportunity to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts. Jones tested positive for two banned substances and missed out not only on possibly putting an end to his rivalry with...

Jul 11, 2016 1:59 pm

Mark Hunt issues statement after being beaten by Brock Lesnar at UFC 200

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt wasn’t able to overcome Brock Lesnar in his return to the Octagon at UFC 200. Lesnar was able to implement his wrestling to repeatedly take Hunt to the ground and control him, delivering his signature ground and pound throughout the fight. Hunt took to Instagram on Monday to address fans and...

Jul 11, 2016 12:47 pm

New UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez roasts Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor

Eddie Alvarez made a big statement in his UFC lightweight championship performance last week, dismantling Rafael dos Anjos in the very first round. While speaking with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of “The MMA Hour,” Alvarez had some words for UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz who will be cashing in on another...

Jul 11, 2016 11:26 am

Frankie Edgar addresses his UFC 200 loss to Jose Aldo

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar suffered a unanimous decision loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 200 over the weekend in a fight that crowned Aldo with the UFC interim featherweight title. Edgar, who was coming off a hot five-fight win streak suffered his last loss to Aldo back in 2013. Edgar was confident going...

Jul 11, 2016 10:37 am

MMA community reacts to the sale of the UFC

A new chapter in the book of sports started on Monday when the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale and the MMA community reacted in different ways. Here is...

Jul 11, 2016 10:13 am

Zuffa emails fighters to address the sale of the UFC

On Monday, the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale, which UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon posted on twitter. The full statement from the UFC to the fighters read: Dear Athletes,...

Jul 11, 2016 9:52 am

Official statement released on the sale of the UFC to WME | IMG

On Monday, the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Full statement from the UFC: BEVERLY HILLS, CA (July 11, 2016) – WME | IMG today announced the acquisition of UFC, the world’s premier professional mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. A global leader...

Jul 11, 2016 1:10 am

Conor McGregor’s short statement on the sale of the UFC

Late Sunday, the big news of the sale of the UFC was released. UFC President Dana White acknowledged the sale to ESPN and said, “Sport is going to the next level.” UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor who recently commented on the sale of the UFC at the UFC 202 press conference reacted to the news...

Jul 11, 2016 12:46 am

UFC sold for $4 billion, Dana White says ‘Sport is going to the next level’

Late Sunday night, news of the sale of the UFC emerged once again and this time UFC President Dana White has acknowledged that the sale has taken place. KLAS reported that the new owners of the UFC include “WME (William Morris Endeavor), the internationally known talent agency, IMG (International Management Group) a global sports and...

Jul 10, 2016 3:32 pm

Photo | Cerrone apologizes for using a homophobic slur to describe ‘DC’s’ UFC 200 performance

UFC lightweight and welterweight contender Donald Cerrone made waves earlier today when he described Daniel Cormier’s UFC 200 performance against Anderson Silva as ‘fighting like a f*g’. “Cowboy” who admittedly ‘dropped the ball’ with his previous comments, took to his Instagram to post the following apology for his remarks: Earlier today, I said something that...

Jul 10, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | UFC 202 Diaz vs. McGregor 2 trailer

During last night’s historic UFC 200 event in Las Vegas, the promotion released a trailer for the highly anticipated rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor which will headline August’s UFC 202 event in Sin City. Nate Diaz submitted the featherweight champion in the second-round of their first meeting at UFC 196 this past March....

Jul 10, 2016 11:50 am

Miesha Tate sends a message to her fans and Amanda Nunes following UFC 200 defeat

Miesha Tate lost her UFC women’s bantamweight title to Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 200 last night in Las Vegas. Nunes was able to batter Tate in the stand-up game before eventually taking her down and scoring the fight-ending rear-naked choke submission in the bouts opening round. Following the devastating loss, “Cupcake”...

Jul 10, 2016 11:27 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar’s Backstage Interview from UFC 200

Watch former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar get interviewed backstage following his UFC 200 decision victory over former title challenger Mark Hunt. Lesnar defeated Hunt via unanimous decision after dominating the “Super Samoan” on the ground in rounds one and three of their co-main event bout. Who would you like to see Brock Lesnar face...

Jul 10, 2016 11:06 am

VIDEO | Amanda Nunes and Miesha Tate – UFC 200 Octagon Interviews

Amanda Nunes became the UFC women’s bantamweight champion in the main event of UFC 200 by submitting Miesha Tate in the very first-round. Nunes dominated Tate on the feet before eventually sinking in a rear-naked choke on the ground that forced “Cupcake” to tapout. Watch the above video as both Nunes and Tate give their...

Jul 10, 2016 10:52 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo’s UFC 200 octagon interview

Jose Aldo became with UFC’s interim featherweight champion at last night’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas by defeating Frankie Edgar via unanimous decision on the evenings main card. In his post fight interview with Joe Rogan, Aldo dedicated the victory to his long time coach and sent a message to current featherweight title holder...

Jul 10, 2016 10:20 am

VIDEO | Triple H and Vince McMahon react to Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 win

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made a successful return to the octagon at last night’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas scoring a unanimous decision victory over former title challenger Mark Hunt. Following the fight, WWE heads Vince McMahon and Triple H reacted to “The Beast’s” big victory. “To come back after all this...

Jul 9, 2016 11:23 pm

UFC 200 Bonus Report

UFC 200 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 200 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 200’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Amanda Nunes for her...

Jul 9, 2016 10:37 pm

Brock Lesnar earned the highest guaranteed payday ever at UFC 200

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (6-3 MMA) made a successful return to the octagon at tonight’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas scoring a unanimous decision victory over former title challenger Mark Hunt. Lesnar utilized his ground game to smother and batter Mark Hunt for the better portion of both rounds one and three....

Jul 9, 2016 10:02 pm

UFC 200 Results: Amanda Nunes submits Miesha Tate in round 1

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate (18-6 MMA) put her title on the line for the first time against top contender Amanda Nunes (13-4 MMA) in the main event of UFC 200. Round one begins and Tate takes the center of the octagon. Nunes with a nice leg kick. Both fighters land left hands. Nunes...

Jul 9, 2016 9:36 pm

UFC 200 Results: Brock Lesnar defeats Mark Hunt

In the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (6-3 MMA) took on former title challenger Mark Hunt (12-11-1 MMA). Round one begins and Hunt takes the center of the octagon. Brock is circling trying to find a way inside on Hunt. Mark has his right...

Jul 9, 2016 8:55 pm

UFC 200 Results: Daniel Cormier defeats Anderson Silva

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier squared off with former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva in a non-title bout during tonight’s UFC 200 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Silva is circling trying to keep Daniel on the outside. Anderson with a leg kick. Cormier is pressing forward. He shoots in for...

Jul 9, 2016 8:14 pm

UFC 200 Results: Jose Aldo defeats Frankie Edgar via decision

Former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar (20-5-1 MMA) squared off with former featherweight champion Jose Aldo (26-2 MMA) for the promotions interim 145-pound title on tonight’s UFC 200 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Edgar opens things up with a leg kick. He presses forward and lands another low kick. Frankie is...

Jul 9, 2016 7:24 pm

UFC 200 Results: Cain Velasquez TKO’s Travis Browne

A heavyweight bout between former title holder Cain Velasquez (14-2 MMA) and perennial contender Travis Browne (18-4-1 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC 200 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Velasquez quickly takes the center of the octagon. Browne with a nice right hand over the top. Cain comes back with a leg...

Jul 9, 2016 6:57 pm

UFC 200 Results: Julianna Pena defeats Cat Zingano

A key women’s bantamweight bout between two of the divisions top contenders Cat Zingano (9-2 MMA) and Julianna Pena (8-2 MMA) served as the featured bout of the UFC 200 prelims in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Zingano presses forward with punches she uses the momentum to score an early takedown. Pena is able...