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Nov 26, 2017 7:50 pm

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Alistair Overeem (43-15 MMA) will return to the octagon in the co-main event of this weekend’s UFC 218 pay-per-view fight card where he will square off with fellow knockout artist Francis Ngannou. The former Dream and Strikeforce heavyweight champion, Overeem,...

Nov 26, 2017 11:27 am

UFC champion Amanda Nunes: “The UFC wants to get someone to beat me!”

UFC champion Amanda Nunes believes that the UFC wants to see her defeated by someone who they can “really promote and make money with”. The women’s bantamweight champion recently vented her frustrations in an interview with Flocombat. “There’s a point where, sometimes, I’d rather wait a bit and get a fight that sells,” The Lioness...

Nov 26, 2017 10:17 am

January’s UFC Fight Night 124 event in St. Louis continues to take shape

January’s UFC Fight Night 124 event in St. Louis continues to take shape with the addition of a women’s strawweight fight between J.J. Aldrich and Danielle Taylor. Aldrich earned the first win of her UFC career earlier this year in New Zealand defeating Chan-Mi Jeon via decision. Meanwhile, Taylor is coming off the biggest win...

Nov 25, 2017 7:01 pm

Interim UFC lightweight champ Tony Ferguson responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson has finally responded to Khabib Nurmagomedov. The undefeated Russian standout, Nurmagomedov, made headlines earlier this week when he revealed that the UFC had offered him a fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 219. To be clear I was offered to fight @TonyFergusonXT on December 30th and I accepted the...

Nov 25, 2017 5:34 pm

VIDEO | Colby Covington issues a challenge to UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby “Chaos” Covington is “staying ready” in hopes that he can secure a short-notice title fight with current 170-pound champion Tyron Woodley at December’s UFC 219 event in Las Vegas. Covington recently took to social media where he issued the following challenge to “The Chosen One”, who Colby claims is afraid...

Nov 25, 2017 3:21 pm

UFC Fight Night 122 Reebok Athlete Payouts: Michael Bisping takes home $20,000

UFC Fight Night 122 took place earlier today in beautiful Shanghai, China. The event was headlined by a key middleweight scrap featuring surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum squaring off with former division champion Michael Bisping. Gastelum was able to catch Bisping with a huge overhand left minutes into the opening round which sent “The Count”...

Nov 25, 2017 12:41 pm

VIDEO | Zabit Magomedsharipov Stuns Once Again with Submission Win at UFC Shanghai

THIS GUY!!@Zabit_MMA puts on another spectacular performance and finishes Moraes in round 3! Unreal! #UFCShanghai pic.twitter.com/3gsxmPlmbo — UFC (@ufc) November 25, 2017 At UFC Rotterdam, Zabit Magomedsharipov made his UFC debut and made sure everyone knew his name even if they may not be able to pronounce it. He threw everything at Mike Santiago like...

Nov 25, 2017 9:20 am

VIDEO | Kelvin Gastelum Wants to Fight Robert Whittaker at UFC 221

While most of us slept off our second helping of Thanksgiving, Kelvin Gastelum was in Shanghai, China earning the biggest win of his entire career. It only took him a single round to take out Michael Bisping, who was coming off a super quick turnaround from UFC 217’s loss to Georges St-Pierre. Gastelum wasted no...

Nov 25, 2017 7:03 am

Urijah Faber Was Offered to Fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196

What if @UrijahFaber – and not @NateDiaz209 – fought @TheNotoriousMMA at UFC 196? More: https://t.co/yWjDVvv6qY pic.twitter.com/e5sct3tgLo — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) November 24, 2017 Urijah Faber and Conor McGregor have shared a rich history together for a couple of fighters that never scrapped. The two shared an entire season of The Ultimate Fighter together, McGregor fought one...

Nov 25, 2017 6:31 am

VIDEO | Kelvin Gastelum Sleeps Michael Bisping in the First Round at UFC Shanghai

Brutal. pic.twitter.com/BORuBEyjdw — FloCombat (@FloCombat) November 25, 2017 When Michael Bisping stepped up to fight Kelvin Gastelum right after being finished by Georges St-Pierre, the big question was going to be such a quick turnaround was going to effect his performance on fight night. That question didn’t really get answered, actually Gastelum didn’t nearly give...

Nov 24, 2017 4:00 pm

UFC Fight Night: Shanghai Full Weigh-In Video and Results

The UFC makes its debut in mainland China in the early hours of the first Saturday after Thanksgiving. The Mercedes Benz Arena will play host to tomorrow’s UFC Fight Night. The four-fight main card is headlined by a middleweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and late-replacement opponent and former middleweight champion, Michael Bisping. Gastelum, ranked ninth...

Nov 24, 2017 12:53 pm

Miesha Tate Thinks Holly Holm Can Shock the World Again at UFC 219

Back when Holly Holm was pitted against Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, Rousey seemed like an unstoppable juggernaut and was heavily favored against the former boxing champion. At UFC 219, the odds will be no different. No one can deny the dominance of Cris Cyborg, especially now that she’s in her proper weight class. With...

Nov 24, 2017 7:30 am

UFC Legend Chuck Liddell Would ‘Fight Tomorrow’ if Offer is Right

It’s long been rumored that Chuck Liddell was thinking about coming back to the sport. He’s beat around the bush and never given a straight answer over the years, but nevertheless the talk keeps coming. More recently, Chael Sonnen and the legend has developed a sort of feud, but Liddell promises there is nothing to...

Nov 24, 2017 7:07 am

Khabib Nurmaagomedov Says UFC Needs to Make Conor McGregor Humble

It’s been a couple of weeks since Conor McGregor stormed inside of a Bellator cage and caused absolute chaos. Everyone is still talking about it besides the UFC, who have no released any statement about the incident. Aside from the lead regulator from the Dublin Bellator card saying that allegedy the UFC pulled McGregor off...

Nov 22, 2017 12:07 pm

BREAKING | Khabib Nurmagomedov claims he agreed to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 219

This December 30, on the main card of UFC 219, undefeated Dagestani lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to step into the cage with venomous Brazilian striker Edson Barboza. From the sounds of it, however, Nurmagomedov has also been offered a UFC 219 bout with interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. In a Wednesday afternoon Tweet,...

Nov 22, 2017 9:19 am

‘Violent Motherf-cker’ Justin Gaethje Wants a Title Shot After UFC 218

Justin Gaethje dropped his World Series of Fighting lightweight title and never looked back, now he’s one fight into the UFC and is immediately within reach of a possible title shot. He lived up to all of his hype by dismantling Michael Johnson in a Fight of the Night and winning Performance of the Night....

Nov 22, 2017 6:43 am

Matt Hughes criticizes UFC, explains why promotion is “not as special” as it once was

Speaking on a recent edition of Undeniable with Joe Buck, former UFC welterweight champion and outright MMA legend Matt Hughes shared some criticisms of the modern  UFC. In his opinion, the promotion’s frequent shows – there will be a show every weekend from now until year’s end – are making its product less enjoyable. “I...

Nov 21, 2017 6:04 pm

Volkan Oezdemir Still Has Time to Train for UFC Return

Despite ‘aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability‘ charges UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Ozdemir has found time to continue his training for what very well may be a title shot in his eventual return to the Octagon. Oezdemir took to his Facebook account to post a shot of himself getting a training session in:...

Nov 21, 2017 1:35 pm

BREAKING | Jimmie Rivera Gets a New Opponent for UFC 219

The UFC’s year-end mega card has taking more hits than most of it’s roster has had, but it is slowly being built back up. One of the bouts that ended up having to get split up is Dominick Cruz’s return to the Octagon against Jimmie Rivera, which was called off because of a broken arm...

Nov 21, 2017 4:58 am

Paige VanZant’s return in the works for UFC Fight Night in St. Louis

According to a report from MMAFighting.com, strawweight star Paige VanZant will finally return to the cage on January 14, when the UFC touches down in St. Louis, MO. Her return will occur in the new UFC women’s flyweight division, where she is expected to battle recent UFC roster addition Jessica-Rose Clark. Though Paige VanZant was briefly...

Nov 20, 2017 8:00 pm

Listen to the UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2 Conference Call Here

The penultimate UFC PPV of 2017 will feature one of the most important featherweight championship fights in history. Defending champion Max Holloway will put his belt on the line for the first time in a rematch against former champ, Jose Aldo. The belt changed hands in their first fight as Holloway escaped early trouble to...

Nov 20, 2017 7:50 pm

Dustin Poirier has a message for the UFC’s matchmakers

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Norfolk, VA, lightweight contender Dustin Poirier stepped into the cage with former champion Anthony Pettis. After two and a half riveting rounds, Poirier earned the win, forcing an apparently injured Pettis out of the fight with a body triangle. While this win...

Nov 20, 2017 5:15 pm

UFC Fight Night Shanghai Free Fight: Watch Michael Bisping Batter Cung Le

Before former middleweight champion Michael Bisping captured UFC gold, he was working his way up the ladder like he did so many times before. On that road, Bisping met almost everyone of note in the upper-echleon division, including prolific striker Cung Le. On August 23rd, 2014, Bisping travelled to Macau, China to face Le in...

Nov 19, 2017 3:49 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington plans to win UFC belts in at least two divisions

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington plans to win UFC belts in at least two divisions. “Chaos” was a recent guest on BJPENN RADIO where he revealed his plans on becoming a two-division champion. “Yeah, you know, the thing is this. I could go up to 185 (pounds), or I could go down to 155...