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Dec 6, 2016 6:43 am

Report: UFC working on a Julianna Peña vs. Valentina Shevchenko bout

With Miesha Tate retired and Holly Holm on a two-fight losing streak, Julianna Peña and Valentina Shevchenko stand out as the two best female bantamweights on earth outside of Amanda Nunes and Ronda Rousey. According to a Monday afternoon report from ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, they could soon be pitted against each other. Not officially done...

Dec 4, 2016 12:30 pm

VIDEO | UFC 206 Extended Preview – Holloway vs. Pettis

The octagon returns to Toronto, Ontario, Canada this Saturday for the UFC 206 pay-per-view event. The event is headlined by an interim featherweight title fight between streaking contender Max Holloway and former lightweight title holder Anthony Pettis. Max Holloway is currently riding an ultra impressive nine-fight win streak, his latest being a unanimous decision victory...

Nov 29, 2016 6:50 pm

VIDEO | Cole Miller absolutely disheartened by his treatement from the UFC

UFC veteran Cole Miller is scheduled to fight Mizuto Hirota at the UFC on FOX 22 card, which takes place on December 17 at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. The 21-10 MMA veteran will enter the Octagon after a decade of fighting for the UFC and expressed to Sherdog that he is very...


Nov 29, 2016 10:41 am

Anthony Johnson interested in potential heavyweight fight at UFC 206

Earlier this month, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 scrap with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson on December 10th, and would be sidelined until March due to a torn adductor in his groin. While the UFC began looking for a replacement opponent for ‘Rumble’, it...

Nov 29, 2016 8:25 am

Report: UFC seeks to quadruple the value of its TV broadcasting deal

Earlier this year, the UFC was sold by Zuffa, its long-time parent company, for a whopping $4 billion. With this massive transaction, the company’s reigns were handed to WME-IMG, an American talent agency helmed by Ari Emanuel. One of the major discussion points surrounding this sale was the UFC’s television broadcast deal, which is set...

Nov 25, 2016 8:59 am

Miesha Tate moving to competitive grappling, possibly Fox Sports role

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate left fight fans stunned when she suddenly announced her retirement in the Octagon following her UFC 205 loss to Raquel Pennington earlier this month. The fight was a tough one for Tate, who dropped a unanimous decision, and was never able to really establish her dominance over the...

Nov 25, 2016 8:26 am

UFC stars explain what they’re thankful for on Thanksgiving

Yesterday, as anybody whose stomach is still full of turkey knows, was thanksgiving in the United States of America. Over the course of this November Holiday, many of the UFC’s top fighters – including several current champions – took to Twitter to explain what they’re thankful for. Fighters like UFC strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk, lightweight veteran...

Nov 22, 2016 12:26 pm

Top 10 Head-Kick KOs in UFC History | Part 1

In mixed martial arts, there are few paths to victory as emphatic as the head-kick knockout. A twist of the hips, a swing of the leg, and bang, that’s it. Though head-kick knockouts are certainly rare, we’ve witnessed dozens throughout the long and spectacular history of The Ultimate Fighting Championship. To celebrate this jaw-dropping and...

Nov 21, 2016 1:03 pm

BREAKING! BJ Penn returns to headline January’s UFC Fight Night event in Phoenix

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this January in Phoenix, Arizona. UFC officials just announced that Penn will be squaring off with Yair Rodriquez (9-1 MMA) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 103 which takes place January 15 at Phoenix’s Talking Stick Resort Arena. The...

Nov 17, 2016 12:32 pm

Report | BJ Penn aiming to return this January at UFC Phoenix

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) was expected to make his octagon return against former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas at last month’s scheduled UFC Fight Night 97 event. However, due to an injury suffered in training camp, “The Prodigy” was forced to pullout of the contest and October’s UFC Manila...

Nov 16, 2016 11:35 am

USADA Hands Lyoto Machida 18-Month Suspension for Anti-Doping Violation

Earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida was pencilled in for a middleweight bout with the now-retired Dan Henderson. The fight, which was scheduled for April’s UFC on Fox 19 card, would have been a rematch of a slow 2013 bout, which saw Machida walk away with split decision win. Regrettably, Machida...

Nov 15, 2016 1:10 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping swarmed by excited fans while using bathroom at UFC 205

I kept it above the belt @bisping pic.twitter.com/nSR4AqqElq — Fritoguy (@Fritosandbolts) November 13, 2016 While UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping wasn’t fighting at UFC 205, the middleweight champ was on hand for the event doing his Fox Sports 1 analyst duties. When the champ stepped out of the broadcasting booth to use the bathroom, he...

Nov 13, 2016 11:17 am

Dana White on UFC 205: We Broke Every Record in UFC History Tonight

UFC 205 was absolutely stacked. Though it was hurt by the last minute losses of a Donald Cerrone vs. Kelvin Gastelum welterweight bout and a Tim Kennedy vs. Rashad Evans middleweight bout, it still stood out as the most talent-rich card in UFC history. The lineup was topped by a lightweight title fight between divisional...

Nov 12, 2016 5:35 pm

VIDEO | UFC 205 Results: Tim Boetsch KO’s Rafael Natal

A middleweight scrap between seasoned veterans Tim Boetsch (20-10) and Rafael Natal (21-8-1) took place on tonight’s UFC 205 prelims in New York. Round one begins and Boetsch presses forward and throws a right hand. He follows that up with a front kick that misses. Boetsch is really coming forward here. He gets caught with...

Nov 12, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | UFC 205 Embedded: Intense backstage interactions, weigh-ins, & more

Tonight, fight fans will witness history as they tune in for UFC 205, the UFC’s inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden following the legalization of MMA in New York earlier this year. The fight card will play host to a trio of marquee title fights, as Conor McGregor looks to make history as he...

Nov 11, 2016 6:05 pm

VIDEO | UFC 205 – Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz have intense weigh-in staredown

The UFC women’s strawweight championship takes place on what many are calling the biggest UFC event ever to take place. UFC 205 will feature three championship title fights with the UFC women’s strawweight title fight between champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz starting off the championship fights. Both women hail from Poland and carry...

Nov 11, 2016 4:16 pm

VIDEO | UFC surprises with Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes faceoff at UFC 205 weigh-ins

There was a big surprise in New York at the UFC 205 weigh-ins. In addition to the stacked card of fighters making UFC 205 arguably the greatest card in UFC history, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made an appearance and had a faceoff with the current champion Amanda Nunes. The two fighters squared...

Nov 11, 2016 10:28 am

Report: Cowboy Rebooked for Scrap with Matt Brown at UFC 206

As unfortunate as they are, UFC 205‘s last-minute losses are UFC 206’s gain. First the Toronto card received a Tim Kennedy vs. Rashad Evans bout that was originally scheduled for UFC 205’s undercard. Now, it looks as though the Toronto card will grow by one epic welterweight scrap as Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is rumored to...

Nov 10, 2016 5:06 pm

EXCLUSIVE | UFC middleweight Yoel Romero has nothing but love for Conor McGregor

UFC 205 takes place this Saturday on November 12 with an absolutely stacked card. UFC middleweight Yoel Romero is set to take on former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman on the main pay-per-view card in what could determine the next contender to challenge UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping for his belt. With the crucial middleweight...

Nov 10, 2016 1:21 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor tries to launch a chair at Eddie Alvarez during UFC 205 press conference

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor nearly got into another press conference object-throwing war today during the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference. Back at UFC 202’s pre-fight press conference, “The Notorious” and Nate Diaz got into a crazy war throwing various objects including water bottles, energy drink cans, and a cup of coffee. McGregor showed up...

Nov 10, 2016 12:50 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor shows up late to UFC 205 press conference: ‘Sorry I’m late, I just don’t give a f–k!’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor simply does not care about being on time for his press conferences. The UFC superstar showed up notoriously late to the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference and danced on stage and shouted in the mic, “Sorry I’m late, I just don’t give a f–k!” Enter @TheNotoriousMMA…#UFC205#UFCNYC https://t.co/w873CNyBj0 — #UFC205 (@ufc)...

Nov 10, 2016 7:51 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor swarmed by fans on way to UFC 205 media day

UFC featherweight superstar Conor McGregor is undoubtably one of the most recognizable figures in professional sports today. With McGregor’s stock at an all-time high ahead of his UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez this Saturday in New York, where he will look to become the first simultaneous two-division UFC champion, Rolls Royce has decided to...

Nov 8, 2016 3:37 pm

Rashad Evans opens up on withdrawal from UFC 205

Unfortunate news surfaced Tuesday afternoon that former UFC champion Rashad Evans had been forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 205 scrap with Tim Kennedy this weekend. The fight, which was set to serve as Evans highly anticipated middleweight debut, would have taken place on the Fox Sports 1 preliminary card of the event. While...

Nov 5, 2016 9:37 pm

UFC Fight Night 98 Results: Diego Sanchez defeats Marcin Held

A lightweight scrap between Marcin Held and Diego Sanchez served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 98 card in Mexico City. Round one begins and Sanchez lands a nice body kick to start. Held comes forward with a combo that misses the mark. He lands a counter right hand. Diego eats the...

Nov 5, 2016 6:07 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 98 Results: Joe Soto submits Marco Beltran via heel hook

A bantamweight scrap between Marco Beltran and Joe Soto took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 98 prelims in Mexico City. Round one begins and Joe Soto scores a quick takedown. He immediately drops back for a heel hook and the submission is in tight. Wow! This one is all over. What a performance from...

Nov 5, 2016 5:24 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 98 Results: Douglas Silva de Andrade TKO’s Henry Briones

A bantamweight bout between Henry Briones and Douglas Silva de Andrade kicked off the UFC Fight Night 98 prelims on FS1. Both men were happy to trade shots early, as round one began with a furious exchange of punches. These two bantamweights are just SWINGING! What a fun first round between @HenBriones & Silva de...