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Nov 21, 2017 5:00 pm

Jon Jones Hearing for Failed Drug Test Rescheduled

For what feels like the past decade, Jon Jones has been making headlines for basically everything in the world of MMA. From car accidents to drug tests and even a ‘successful’ return to former glory (albeit a brief return) Jones doesn’t seem to have to try hard to be the main topic of conversation. That...

Nov 21, 2017 8:32 am

Jose Aldo Threatens to ‘Smother’ Max Holloway After His Injury Jabs

When Max Holloway stepped into the cage with former featherweight king Jose Aldo for the first time, he took Aldo out in the third round. Something was missing though, which caused a lot of people to ask, ‘What if?’ Absent were the infamous and thundering leg kicks from the previous champ. It is one of...

Nov 19, 2017 5:37 pm

Volkan Oezdemir’s camp issues a statement following his recent arrest

Volkan Oezdemir’s camp issues a statement following his recent arrest in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Earlier today it was reported that the light heavyweight contender, Volkan Oezdemir, was arrested Saturday night (November 18, 2017) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and charged with aggravated battery. Shortly following that unfortunate news the UFC released a statement on the matter...

Nov 17, 2017 12:56 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway is Dropping a Must-See Shirt Inspired by Tupac

It is what it is! Dropping soon! @moskova pic.twitter.com/cCliKDFnfA — Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) November 17, 2017 Fresh off the heels of the announcement of his rematch with Jose Aldo, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will drop a shirt thanks to a collaboration with Moskova. When Frankie Edgar unfortunately had to pull out of the initial...

Nov 15, 2017 11:17 am

UFC releases Takanori Gomi, several other notable fighters from its roster

The UFC has once again taken a hedge-trimmer to its roster and sent a handful of notable fighters packing. The most notable of these fighters is Takanori Gomi. This news is in keeping with a recent Instagram post from Gomi, in which the Japanese legend insinuated that he would soon be competing in the ring...

Nov 7, 2017 4:15 pm

VIDEO | Colby Covington Calls Out Tyron Woodley at Impact Wrestling

If there is one guy you can’t knock about being persistent, it’s Colby Covington. He’s gone to the ends of the Earth and back to get a title shot against Tyron Woodley, this time he’s ventured where no MMA fighter has ever gone before to call out a UFC fighter. Covington has been one of...

Nov 5, 2017 6:14 am

Pros react to Rose Namajunas’ incredible defeat of Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Last night in the first of three title fights on the stacked UFC 217 bill, Rose Namajunas stepped into the cage with the seemingly unstoppable Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Despite being one of the bigger underdogs on the card, Namajunas came through in the biggest way possible, knocking the champ out in the very first round. Here’s...

Nov 5, 2017 5:52 am

Pros react to TJ DIllashaw’s title-winning knockout of Cody Garbrandt

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 217, Cody Garbrandt sought to defend his title against his fiercest rival, TJ Dillashaw. Though he almost won in the first round, the iron-fisted Garbrandt ultimately found himself on the receiving end of a second-round knockout, relinquishing the title to Dillashaw in the process. Having trained with...

Oct 16, 2017 6:45 am

Days after UFC release, Ian McCall has found a new home

Earlier this month, we learned that long-time UFC flyweight contender Ian McCall had been granted a release from his UFC contract. It did not take long for him to find a new home. Just days removed from his UFC release, McCall has signed with Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation, per Nick Strickland of FanSided. McCall will...

Oct 15, 2017 2:06 pm

VIDEO | Watch UFC veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri get crushed by a knee at Rizin FF 7

Last night, Rizin Fighting Federation touched down in Fukuoka, Japan with a exciting night of fights (though there were certainly lulls in the action). One of the highlights of the card was the latest appearance of former UFC featherweight contender Tatsuya Kawajiri. Unfortunately for Kawajiri and his fans, however, this return to action went fairly disastrously. ...

Oct 12, 2017 10:11 am

Rafael dos Anjos Immediately Wants His Fight With Lawler to Be For an Interim Title

More announcements are pouring in for those end of the year UFC cards. A huge one just dropped not even an hour ago, pitting former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, against former UFC welterweight champion, Robbie Lawler. It’s a fight that almost seems too good to be true. However, no sooner did we report...

Oct 11, 2017 12:16 pm

Bobby Green Trashes the Current State of UFC Judging

After an incredible Fight of the Night at UFC 216 between Lando Vannata and Bobby Green, the judges awarded it a draw. At the time, it didn’t matter to those two warriors. It may still not. They both lifted their hands and embraced, knowing that they just put on the fight of their lives. Bobby...

Oct 4, 2017 1:46 pm

BREAKING | Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez is Confirmed for UFC 218

In the last couple of weeks, we’ve gotten a tsunami of fight announcements for cards closing out the year. Back on September 14th, we let you guys know that a contender scrap between Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez would be put on the UFC 218 card. It looks like our forecast has finally been officially...

Oct 3, 2017 11:16 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey is Releasing a Line of Women’s Nutritional Supplements

Ronda Rousey may have been taken a break from MMA ― maybe even a full-on retirement this time ― but that doesn’t mean she’s not been doing anything. She was with Shayna Baszler every step of the way through the WWE’s Mae Young Classic tournament, she may be heading to WWE herself, and she was just married...

Sep 19, 2017 8:31 am

John Lineker returns at UFC Fight Night 119 on October 28

John Lineker, one of the UFC bantamweight division’s most exciting contenders, is now scheduled for a return to the cage. According to a report from Combate, which was subsequently confirmed by MMAFighting.com, Lineker will make his return at UFC Fight Night 119 this October 28 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His opponent will be Ecuador’s Marlon...

Sep 7, 2017 7:33 am

With UFC contract nearing completion, Cris Cyborg has secured a boxing license

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is now a licensed boxer in the state of California. The Brazilian juggernaut received her license on Wednesday, per a report from Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com. The timing of Cyborg’s being granted a boxing license is quite convenient, as her current UFC contract will wrap up in October. Because...

Sep 5, 2017 11:26 am

Ray Borg Willing to Give Demetrious Johnson a Rematch If He Wins at UFC 215

We are just a couple of days from Demetrious Johnson trying to make history at UFC 215. In lieu of a fight with T.J. Dillashaw, Johnson wanted to continue his journey toward breaking Anderson Silva’s title defense record. He tied the record with 10 defenses after a dominating performance over Wilson Reis, now he looks...

Aug 30, 2017 11:36 am

Conor McGregor Has a Clothing Line Dropping in January

When Conor McGregor sashayed noodle-armed into the first presser with Floyd Mayweather in a suit that was pinstriped with expletives, McGregor knew a lot of people would want their own. That’s why he partnered with creator David August to make it available. Granted not everyone could own it, between the $6.5K price tag and the...

Aug 22, 2017 2:59 pm

Pro Wrestler The Miz Wants Conor McGregor in the WWE

Win or lose, Conor McGregor can probably do whatever he wants after he boxes Floyd Mayweather. He always has a home making money for the UFC. If he doesn’t lose too terribly to Mayweather, he can even box Paul Malignaggi. He even could step into a different type of ring and take up pro wrestling....

Aug 15, 2017 12:09 pm

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is no longer a free agent

Another big name from the UFC is apparently heading over to Bellator. Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has agreed to terms with Bellator MMA, according to an article released on Tuesday from Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting. Mir’s agreement with Bellator comes shortly after the former UFC heavyweight champion was granted a release last...

Aug 6, 2017 5:11 pm

Josh Thomson shares an update on his return, eyes two rematches in the future

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson (22-9 MMA) has gone 2-1 since joining Scott Coker and Bellator MMA in August of 2015. The American Kickboxing Academy staple scored a third-round submission finish (arm-triangle choke) over Mike Bronzoulis in his Bellator debut in September of 2015. Thomson followed up that win with an electrifying knockout victory...

Aug 2, 2017 2:27 pm

Nevada commission comments on glove size for Mayweather vs McGregor fight

Floyd Mayweather made headlines on Tuesday when he posted a challenge to Conor McGregor on social media offering to fight with 8-ounce gloves instead of the 10-ounce gloves that are in their contracted rules. “Don’t believe what you hear in the media. Don’t believe what you hear on blog sites. If it’s not coming directly...

Aug 2, 2017 9:00 am

Conor McGregor responds to Floyd Mayweather’s 8 oz. glove offer

On August 26, UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. Originally, the pair were expected to battle in 10 oz. gloves, though a recent offer from Mayweather indicated that that could change. Mayweather made his offer on social media, assuring that he was ok...

Aug 1, 2017 4:09 pm

Floyd Mayweather challenges Conor McGregor to fight in 8oz gloves

With less than a month to go until the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight set to take place on August 26th, things have taken a rather unexpected turn in the form of details that need to be ironed out. During the first stop of the Mayweather vs. McGregor world tour recently in Los Angeles,...