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Apr 29, 2016 10:39 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk training for rematch with Claudia Gadelha

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is gearing up for arguably the biggest fight of her professional MMA career on July 8th when she has her highly anticipated rematch with Claudia Gadelha at the TUF 23 finale. The first time the pair fought, the fight went to a decision that saw Jedrzejczyk awarded a split...

Apr 29, 2016 12:06 am

Ovince Saint Preux reflects on fighting with broken arm

In the main event of UFC 197 Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision that saw Jones awarded the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. At some point during the second half of the fight, Saint Preux blocked a kick from Jones that broke his arm. While he was seen wincing in pain...

Apr 27, 2016 11:22 pm

Jose Aldo’s prediction for Frankie Edgar fight

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will fight for the interim UFC featherweight championship, with the winner facing Conor McGregor for the undisputed featherweight championship at a later date. Aldo and Edgar met once before at UFC 156 back in 2013 for Aldo’s featherweight championship. Ultimately, Aldo was given the...

Apr 26, 2016 10:12 am

VIDEO | Herb Dean destroys opponent in TKO win

MMA referee Herb Dean has earned the reputation as one of the best referees in MMA. Dean has been ‘the man in the middle’ for some of the biggest fights in MMA history including Weidman vs. Silva II. Dean has also been awarded the award for ‘Referee of the Year’ 5 times. What many fans...

Apr 24, 2016 3:53 pm

UFC 197 Bonus Report

‘UFC 197’ in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at last night’s UFC 197 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 197’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Yair Rodriguez earned...

Apr 23, 2016 11:03 pm

Dana White: Ovince Saint Preux broke his arm in Jon Jones fight

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision. While the fight was a rather lackluster one, Jones was awarded the unanimous decision win, and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. After the fight, Ovince Saint Preux revealed that he had hurt his arm at some...

Apr 17, 2016 11:07 am

UFC on FOX 19 Bonus Report

‘UFC on FOX 19’ in Tampa delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC on FOX 19’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Glover Teixeira earned...

Mar 28, 2016 10:38 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino will make UFC debut at UFC 198 in Brazil

The highly anticipated UFC debut of Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has finally been announced. The UFC released the news on Monday that “Cyborg” will face Leslie Smith in a catchweight bout at 140 pounds on the UFC 198 card on May 14. Justino who usually fights at the featherweight limit of 145...

Mar 25, 2016 10:19 pm

Frank Mir answers whether or not he will retire following Mark Hunt loss

This past weekend at UFC Brisbane, Frank Mir suffered a KO loss at the hands of Mark Hunt, who picked up yet another walk-off KO win. At 36 years old, and with 15 years as a professional fighter, many are wondering if this is it for Mir. Despite that, the former heavyweight champion believes his...

Mar 20, 2016 2:23 am

UFN 85 Bonus Report: Three fighters take home an extra 50K

‘UFC Fight Night 85’ in Brisbane delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 85′ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Mark Hunt for...

Mar 19, 2016 8:12 am

Frankie Edgar would “Love” the chance at rematch with Jose Aldo

While it’s no secret that former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar wants a crack at Conor McGregor’s featherweight championship, there’s also another fight that intrigues Edgar. Back in 2013 after suffering back to back losses to Benson Henderson in title fights, Edgar dropped down to featherweight and was awarded an immediate title shot against Jose...

Mar 16, 2016 1:28 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz gets slapped silly at his jiu-jitsu black belt promotion

Here’s a classic video for the history books that shows Nate Diaz getting his black belt from his longtime coach Cesar Gracie. According to bjjee, Diaz was awarded his black belt in 2012 before his fight with Jim Miller at UFC on FOX 3. The younger Diaz brother was given his black belt after 12...

Mar 9, 2016 2:56 pm

Fabricio Werdum blasts Conor McGregor

It’s no secret that Fabricio Werdum and Conor McGregor don’t like one another. The pair’s beef extends back quite some time, but grew to an entirely new level when McGregor bashed Werdum during his 2016 World MMA Awards acceptance speech. Several weeks ago when Rafael dos Anjos was forced to withdraw from his UFC 196...

Mar 5, 2016 11:33 pm

UFC 196 Bonus Report: Diaz vs. McGregor gets ‘FOTN’

UFC 196 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 196’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Nate Diaz earned $50,000 for his second-round...

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...