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Mar 7, 2017 9:20 am

Georges St-Pierre & UFC both unhappy with new deal

This year, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown against UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. While it has been quite some time since St-Pierre stepped in the Octagon of course, rumors of his return have continued to surface over the course of the last several years...

Mar 7, 2017 8:51 am

Tyron Woodley takes aim at UFC President Dana White

This past weekend, in the main event of UFC 209, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley defended his welterweight championship in a rather controversial fight. Despite many scoring the fight for Stephen Thompson, Woodley was awarded the majority decision following a lackluster performance. Following the fight, UFC President Dana White stated that he believed Thompson won...

Mar 7, 2017 8:31 am

UFC 209 medical suspensions

This past weekend at UFC 209, fight fans turned in for an action packed night of fights in Las Vegas, headlined by a welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson. Ultimately, Woodley won the fight via majority decision after 5 lackluster rounds that left fight fans booing ‘The Chosen One’ throughout his post-fight...


Mar 6, 2017 12:52 pm

Georges St-Pierre expects Demian Maia to become UFC welterweight champion

When former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre makes his long awaited comeback later this year, it will be to a middleweight title shot, not to a shot at the welterweight belt. That said, the former champ does still pay attention to the division he ruled for so long, and he’s particularly impressed by one welterweight...

Mar 6, 2017 10:57 am

Demian Maia gives his scorecard for UFC 209’s main event

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 209, champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson fought for the UFC welterweight title. Just like their first fight, which occurred back in November and ended with a majority draw, this one was very close, as Woodley walked away with a hotly contested majority decision win. In...

Mar 6, 2017 8:11 am

Stephen Thompson issues statement on controversial UFC 209 loss to Tyron Woodley

Last November, in the co-main event of UFC 205, Stephen Thompson stepped into the Octagon to challenge Tyron Woodley for the UFC welterweight title. Unfortunately, the fight ended in a majority draw, which meant Thompson did not become the champion. Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 209, Thompson got a second crack at...

Mar 6, 2017 7:25 am

UFC Fight Night 106 – Belfort vs. Gastelum: Official fight card and start time

With UFC 209 now in the rear-view mirror, the next UFC event on the horizon is UFC Fight Night 106. This event, which will emanate from beautiful Fortaleza, Brazil this Saturday night, will be headlined by a middleweight bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort, and former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum. Other features...

Mar 5, 2017 6:26 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov releases apology for UFC 209 withdraw

Top UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov took to social media this evening where he delivered an apology to his fans, employer and slated UFC 209 opponent Tony Ferguson for not participating at this weekend’s pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Чтобы ты не делал или кем бы ты не был, ты получишь то, что Всевышний предписал...

Mar 5, 2017 2:26 pm

Mark Hunt and Alistair Overeem made bank at UFC 209

Former UFC heavyweight title challengers Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt both made bank after throwing down on the main card of last night’s UFC 209 event in Las Vegas. According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, “The Reem” and “The Super Samoan” each received a purse of $750,000 for their efforts last night. Disclosed UFC 209 fight...

Mar 5, 2017 1:20 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov missed out on a huge payday at UFC 209

Top UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov missed out on a huge payday at last night’s UFC 209 event in Las Vegas. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto announced on Twitter that “The Eagle” would have made a cool $500,000 win or lose if he had fought Tony Ferguson for the promotions interim lightweight title at UFC 209. Khabib...

Mar 5, 2017 12:58 pm

Alistair Overeem had to receive an IV prior to UFC 209 fight with Mark Hunt

Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem had to receive an IV prior to his UFC 209 showdown with fellow knockout artist Mark Hunt. “The Reem” was able to score a devastating third-round knockout victory over “The Super Samoan” on last night’s main card in Las Vegas. However, according to UFC president Dana White fans were...

Mar 5, 2017 12:37 pm

On this day: Nate Diaz submits Conor McGregor at UFC 196

It was exactly one year ago today that perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz picked up the biggest win of his career by scoring a second-round submission victory over Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196. McGregor, who was the undisputed UFC featherweight champion at the time, was originally expected to challenge then lightweight...

Mar 5, 2017 12:12 pm

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC 209: 14 fighters get $2500

Last night the UFC returned to Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. In the card’s co-main event, we saw welterweight champion Tyron Woodley narrowly defeat Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in a rematch of an exciting, 2016 draw. In the co-main event, we saw David Teymur score a close decision over Lando Vannata in an exciting lightweight...

Mar 5, 2017 10:50 am

Rashad Evans statement on UFC 209 loss: there are alot of things I could’ve done better

On Saturday night, on the main card of the stacked UFC 209, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans made his long-awaited debut in the middleweight division. His opponent in this middleweight debut was Australia’s Dan Kelly – a tough opponent, but certainly a surmountable challenge too. Though Evans enjoyed plenty of success over the...

Mar 5, 2017 9:48 am

Mark Hunt releases statement on UFC 209 loss, injury

Last night, in the first bout of the UFC 209 main card, heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt stepped into the Octagon for the first time since July against a fellow Pride veteran in Alistair Overeem. Though Hunt was not without his moments in this anticipated battle, he ultimately came up short, as he was clocked by an...

Mar 5, 2017 5:54 am

UFC President Dana White gives his scoring for UFC 209 main event

Back in November, in the co-main event of UFC 205, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson battled to a thrilling majority draw. With this result, Woodley hung onto the welterweight crown – though surely not in the fashion he had hoped. Last night, in the main event of UFC 209, Woodley and...

Mar 4, 2017 10:33 pm

UFC Fighters react to Thompson vs. Woodley 2

Current UFC welterweight title holder Tyron Woodley took on top division contender Stephen Thompson in the main event of tonight’s UFC 209 fight card in Las Vegas. Both men were very tentative for the better portion of 25 minutes, excluding a last minute surge from Woodley which almost resulted in a fight ending stoppage. With...

Mar 4, 2017 9:52 pm

UFC 209 Results: Tyron Woodley defeats Stephen Thompson (Highlights)

A welterweight title fight rematch between #1 contender Stephen Thompson and current division title holder Tyron Woodley served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 209 fight card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Thompson takes the center of the octagon. He is using a wide stance. Both men are tentative to begin. Thompson...

Mar 4, 2017 9:02 pm

UFC 209 Results: David Teymur defeats Lando Vannata (Highlights)

A lightweight scrap between Lando Vannata and David Teymur served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 209 fight card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Teymer and Lando trade kicks early. Body kick and low kicks from both men. Lando is pressing forward here. Vannata with a body kick. David replies with two...

Mar 4, 2017 8:27 pm

UFC 209 Results: Dan Kelly upsets Rashad Evans (Highlights)

A middleweight bout between former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and veteran Dan Kelly took place on tonight’s UFC 209 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and both men paw with the jab early. Rashad lands a leg kick. He comes forward with a right. Kelly takes a low stance and presses forward...

Mar 4, 2017 7:58 pm

UFC 209 Results: Cynthia Calvillo submits Amanda Cooper (VIDEO)

A women’s scrap between Amanda Cooper and Cynthia Calvillo took place during tonight’s UFC 209 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Cynthia Calvillo circles to avoid an early jab. Calvillo presses forward but eats a right hand. Low kick from Calvillo. Calvillo with another low kick, she follows up with a high...

Mar 4, 2017 7:33 pm

UFC 209 Results: Alistair Overeem KO’s Mark Hunt (Highlights)

A key heavyweight bout between former title challengers Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt took place on tonight’s UFC 209 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Hunt lands a massive leg kick to start. He presses forward and misses with a left hand but connects with another leg kick. Overeem returns fire with...

Mar 4, 2017 7:02 pm

UFC 209 Results: Marcin Tybura TKO’s Luis Henrique (Highlights)

A scrap between Marcin Tybura and Luis Henrique served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 209 prelims in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Marcin presses forward with a front kick to the body. Luis circles and then charges forward in search of a takedown. He presses Tybura against the cage and begins working...

Mar 4, 2017 6:50 pm

Two huge fights set for UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City

The UFC announced a pair of huge fights for April’s UFC on FOX 24 fight card in Kansas City during tonight’s UFC 209 broadcast. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will defend his title against Wilson Reis in the evening’s main event. “Mighty Mouse” was last seen in action this past December where he scored a...

Mar 4, 2017 6:26 pm

UFC 209 Results: Darren Elkins KO’s Mirsad Bektic (Highlights)

A featherweight scrap between Mirsad Bektic and Darren Elkins took place during tonight’s UFC 209 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Bektic starts out quickly with a combination. He connects with a left and then a nice right hand over the top. Another big left and then a hard right from Bektic. He shoots...

Mar 4, 2017 5:51 pm

UFC 209 Results: Iuri Alcantara submits Luke Sanders (Video)

A bantamweight scrap between Iuri Alcantara and Luke Sanders took place during tonight’s UFC 209 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Alcantara scores a quick takedown but Sanders quickly reverses the position and gets back to his feet. Alcantara lands a looping left hand. He follows that up with a leg kick. Sanders lands...

Mar 4, 2017 5:25 pm

UFC 209 Results: Mark Godbeer defeats Daniel Spitz (Highlights)

A heavyweight bout between Mark Godbeer and Daniel Spitz kicked off tonight’s UFC 209 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Godbeer quickly presses forward with a right hand. Spitz grabs a hold of him in the clinch and throws a couple of good knees. The fighters break and Godbeer lands a kick. He circles...