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Nov 23, 2016 5:08 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 100

Two UFC events took place over the weekend as UFC Fight Night 99 took place in Belfast, Ireland while UFC Fight Night 100 went down in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With the two events, the UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the fights having an impact on the top 15 ranked fighters throughout the UFC...

Nov 17, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC rankings updated following UFC 205 – Conor McGregor not yet at the pinnacle

The UFC rankings were freshly updated following the historic UFC 205 event that took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. UFC superstar Conor McGregor made history on Saturday night in the main event against Eddie Alvarez. “The Notorious” became the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight class championship titles at the...

Nov 10, 2016 7:27 am

Michael Johnson looking to play spoiler to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s plans

With just days to go until UFC 205, the UFC’s historical inaugural event in New York, which will be hosted at the Madison Square Garden, the anticipation among fans for the card is at an all-time high. While the card will play host to three title fights, fans have continued to talk about the preliminary...

Nov 8, 2016 8:14 am

UFC Rankings Update: Tony Ferguson Surges Ahead

Last Saturday, the UFC touched down in sun-soaked Mexico City with UFC Fight Night 98. With this exciting event in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated their official rankings to reflect the shifts and shakeups that resulted from it. The most notable rankings change that stemmed from the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico was...


Nov 1, 2016 2:42 pm

VIDEO | Arguably the most horrific one-punch KO ever

HE DEAD.Like and Share The MMA Opinion!!! Posted by The MMA Opinion on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Fight fans have certainly witnessed numerous highlight reel KOs that have left them with their jaws dropped. From knockouts like Dan Henderson’s ‘H Bomb’ KO win over Michael Bisping, and Anderson Silva’s iconic front kick KO win over...

Oct 28, 2016 7:56 am

Anthony Pettis releases statement regarding his cars being set on fire

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis made headlines this week when horrific news surfaced that someone had set several of Pettis’ cars on fire in the driveway of his Milwaukee home. Details remain scarce on who set the vehicles on fire, or why they did so, however ‘Showtime’ has now taken to social media to...

Oct 26, 2016 2:01 pm

Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis officially set for UFC 206 in Toronto

An exciting featherweight matchup has just been announced by the UFC. Number 3 ranked UFC featherweight Max Holloway is set to face former UFC lightweight champion and current number 6 ranked UFC featherweight Anthony Pettis at UFC 206 on December 10 at the Air Canada Centre. The UFC officially announced the bout on Wednesday along...

Oct 20, 2016 9:09 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov weighs-in on UFC 205 fight with Michael Johnson

Prior to the announcement that Conor McGregor & Eddie Alvarez would be squaring off in the main event of UFC 205 on November 12th for the UFC’s inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden, UFC President Dana White indicated in an interview that it was undefeated Dagestani fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov who would likely be getting...

Oct 19, 2016 7:51 am

Twitter Beef! Lando Vannata Calls Tony Ferguson a “F**kcing Idiot”

Tony Ferguson‘s last fight, which occured back in July in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was originally expected to be against fellow Ultimate Fighter winner Michael Chiesa. When Chiesa withdrew from the fight with back injury just weeks before the event, however, Ferguson was forced to shift his attention to late replacement Lando Vannata, who made...

Oct 5, 2016 6:43 pm

Anthony Pettis has two opponents in mind if Jose Aldo is retiring

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was hoping to score a title fight with current interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. However, after news broke that Eddie Alvarez would be defending his lightweight strap against current featherweight champion Conor McGregor at November’s highly anticipated UFC 205 in New York, a frustrated Aldo announced that he...

Oct 4, 2016 9:55 am

Tony Ferguson: “All those whiney b**ches can fight over the belt”

While Tony Ferguson currently sits at #3 on the UFC’s official lightweight rankings, he is content to partake in fights where title belts aren’t on the line. Ferguson has been on a tear of the UFC’s lightweight division lately, going on a spectacular 8-fight win streak that has seen him finish all but two opponents....

Oct 3, 2016 6:43 am

Tony Ferguson on McGregor vs. Alvarez: “I Hope They Both Knock Each Other Out”

On November 12, the UFC will make its long-awaited debut in New York City with UFC 205. Atop this historic card sits a lightweight title fight between reigning lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and reigning featherweight king Conor McGregor. This veritable super fight has 99% of the fight game drooling in anticipation. Streaking lightweight contender Tony...

Sep 6, 2016 10:18 am

Duke Roufus wants Holloway next in NYC on anniversary of Pettis’ father’s death

Anthony Pettis’ head coach Duke Roufus has an idea for ‘Showtime’s’ next featherweight fight, and it’s none other than Max Holloway. Roufus spoke to ESPN’s ‘5 Rounds Podcast’ on Wednesday, explaining his decision to call out Holloway given the current landscape of the featherweight division. “I believe Frankie [Edgar] is going to fight Dennis Bermudez — it’s...

Sep 1, 2016 10:22 am

Rankings Report: Pettis and PVZ take big jumps

The rankings are in following last Saturday’s UFC on FOX  card in Vancouver, and things are looking up for two fighter’s whose previous losses had pushed them out of the top 10 in their weight classes. Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis reclaimed his spot as a top 10 fighter after being knocked out of the rankings at lightweight...

Aug 30, 2016 12:42 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing McGregor, Aldo, Penn, Edgar, and Holloway at 145

Anthony Pettis got back in the win column with his UFC featherweight debut over the weekend. After the former lightweight champion went on a three-fight losing streak at 155 pounds, “Showtime” dropped down to featherweight and picked up a big win over Charles Oliveira at UFC on FOX 21. Pettis has faced tough competition in...

Aug 5, 2016 12:44 pm

Frankie Edgar to drop down to 135 to challenge for the title?

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar fell short of capturing another belt in his last fight with Jose Aldo at UFC 200. Edgar lost a unanimous decision to Aldo in a five-round UFC interim featherweight title fight and now Edgar and his team are thinking about what comes next for his career. While Edgar was...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 26, 2016 4:54 pm

Holly Holm and Valentina Shevchenko lead UFC on FOX 20 to record setting numbers

This past weekend in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC held it’s 20th event on ‘Big Fox’. UFC on FOX 20 was headlined by a women’s bantamweight showdown between Holly Holm and Valentina Shevchenko, and co-headlined by a lightweight scrap between Edson Barboza and Gilbert Melendez. According to MMAFighting, the event drew 2,975,000 viewers, the most since...

Jul 24, 2016 9:06 am

UFC on FOX 20 Reebok Pay: The Lowest Total Of The Year Thus Far

According to a report from MMAJunkie, the UFC on FOX 20 Reebok Outfitting pay from last night’s UFC on FOX 20 event was the lowest of the year thus far. UFC on FOX 20 was headlined by a key women’s bantamweight bout which saw Valentina Shevchenko upset former UFC champion Holly Holm via decision. The...

Jul 24, 2016 8:44 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 Post-fight Press Conference

Watch the post-fight press conference from last night’s UFC on FOX 20 event in Chicago. The event was highlighted by Valentina Shevchenko’s upset victory over former UFC champion Holly Holm in the evenings main event. Feared Brazilian striker Edson Barboza also picked up a big win over former Strikeforce title holder Gilbert Melendez at the...

Jul 22, 2016 11:30 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night: Chicago’ weigh-in recap

Tonight in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will host ‘UFC on FOX 20’ at the United Center. The event will be headlined by a women’s bantamweight scrap between Holly Holm & Valentina Shevchenko, and co-headlined by a lightweight bout between Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza. Ahead of the fight, take a look back at the weigh-in...

Jul 22, 2016 10:58 pm

Gilbert Melendez eyeing future fight with fellow veteran Eddie Alvarez

Back at UFC 188, Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez squared off in the co-main event of the highly anticipated card. Alvarez was looking to bounce back from a lopsided loss to Donald Cerrone, and capture his first UFC win. Melendez on the other hand was looking to return to the win column after a submission...

Jul 22, 2016 11:39 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ main event preview

Saturday afternoon in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will hold it’s 20th event on Fox. In the main event, Holly Holm will square off against Valentina Shevchenko in a pivotal women’s bantamweight matchup. Also on the main card, top ranked lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza will square off in the co-main event. The fight will...

Jul 22, 2016 10:22 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 official weigh-ins

UFC on FOX 20 takes place on Saturday in Chicago, Illinois. In the main event of the evening, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Holm is looking to bounce back from her title fight loss to Miesha Tate while Shevchenko is also coming off a loss to the new women’s...

Jul 18, 2016 12:08 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 Road to the Octagon – Preview

Big fights are coming to Chicago, Illinois at UFC on FOX 20, which takes place on July 23. Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will be looking to bounce back from her loss to Miesha Tate as she takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Holm wants to make a big statement and make her way back...

Jun 24, 2016 12:22 pm

Glover Teixeira pulled from UFC on FOX 20

Earlier this month, news broke that UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson had withdrawn from his UFC on FOX 20 co-main event scrap with Glover Teixeira for unknown reasons. It wasn’t made immediately clear whether or not the UFC would look to find a replacement opponent for Teixeira, however we now have our answer. According...

Jun 8, 2016 10:13 am

Anthony Pettis planning drop to featherweight

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis has gone through a rough patch in the Octagon. After losing his UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185, Pettis dropped back to back decisions to Eddie Alvarez and most recently Edson Barboza. Given the 3-fight losing streak, Pettis feels as though it’s time for...