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Jan 27, 2016 7:33 am

UFC 196 ClusterF**K Explained Video: Changes on Fight News Now

If you’ve been following the heavyweight title rematch between Cain Velasquez and champ Fabricio Werdum, you’re not alone if you felt like it was a roller coaster ride of emotion. First we find out on ‘manic’ Monday that Velasquez withdrew from his title bout, then we find out that Stipe Miocic is a hero saving...

Jan 26, 2016 9:36 am

Rockhold opens up on Velasquez’s back injury

Recently it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had pulled out of his UFC 196 main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum as a result of a back injury. Shortly after, it was announced that Stipe Miocic had filled in for Velasquez. Following that announcement Fabricio Werdum withdrew from the bout, leaving UFC...

Jan 26, 2016 1:08 am

Stipe Miocic hints why he has no opponent for UFC 196

It has been a couple of crazy days for the UFC heavyweight division. On Sunday, UFC President Dana White announced that Cain Velasquez was forced out of his UFC 196 title fight with heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum due to an injury. Top contender Stipe Miocic was set to fill in for Velasquez for his chance...

Jan 25, 2016 2:40 pm

Fabricio Werdum OUT: UFC 196 card less a title bout

With Stipe Miocic looking like a hero for stepping up in such short notice, sources reveal that the fight in fact will not go down between Miocic and Werdum. Cain Velasquez had to call off the fight due to injury leaving Werdum less than two weeks to prepare for a different fight. Werdum reserved the...

Jan 23, 2016 1:23 pm

Matt Mitrione expected to undergo surgery to repair broken orbital

At ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ Matt Mitrione suffered one of the most gruesome eye injuries in the history of the sport after being poked in the eyes twice by Travis Brwone, and then having his orbital broken by a punch. To Mitrione’s credit he fought through the eye pokes to the best of his abilities...

Jan 20, 2016 10:37 am

Kenny Florian surprisingly has this to say about Dominick Cruz’s post-fight insult

“Kenny Florian, stop copying and pasting man.” Those were the words from Dominick Cruz in his post-fight interview in the Octagon after taking the UFC bantamweight belt from T.J. Dillashaw. The verbal jab from Cruz was regarding Kenny Florian’s recent case of plagiarism on a fight breakdown he did on the FOX Sports website, which...

Jan 19, 2016 12:14 pm

Matt Mitrione gives new update on his broken orbital floor eye injury

It was a gruesome injury that Matt Mitrione suffered in his controversial fight against Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81. Upon getting it checked by a doctor, Mitrione revealed that he suffered a broken orbital floor as well as a shoulder injury at the hands of Browne in a TKO stoppage, but not before...

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Jan 18, 2016 11:41 am

Jon Jones using words from Dominick Cruz as an inspiration for his comeback

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was closely watching the UFC Fight Night 81 event on Sunday night. Jones who has been out of competition after being suspended and stripped of his title for legal troubles back in 2015 is looking at the new bantamweight champion for inspiration in his own return to the...

Jan 18, 2016 11:09 am

WATCH! Dominick Cruz Octagon Interview, says limping was due to previous foot injury

Check out the newly crowned UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz talk about his fight at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston against the former champion T.J. Dillashaw. Two of the three judges scored the fight in favor of Cruz after five rounds for a split-decision victory. Cruz returned to reclaim the bantamweight title on Sunday...

Jan 18, 2016 10:21 am

PHOTO | Matt Mitrione gives a photo update of his broken orbital

It was a tough night for Matt Mitrione and his eyes on Sunday night. After suffering accidental eye pokes from Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston, Mitrione suffered a broken orbital floor and injured shoulder at the hands of Browne after a third round TKO stoppage. Mitrione’s eye was in terrible condition...

Jan 18, 2016 10:12 am

Video: Dominick Cruz Discusses His Comeback and Win Over Dillashaw

After nearly four years of being sidelined from knee injuries, Dominick Cruz came in to Boston with a plan to take back a title that he hasn’t had since 2011. Check out Cruz and Cary Chow from ESPN breaking down his thoughts on the win. Enjoy the video.

Jan 15, 2016 9:16 am

MUST SEE! Dominick Cruz on crutches at open workouts

BREAKING!!!! @domcruz619 A video posted by ufc (@ufc) on Jan 15, 2016 at 9:03am PST Ahead of Dominick Cruz’s highly anticipated ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ bantamweight showdown with TJ Dillashaw, ‘The Dominator’ managed to pull a pretty harsh joke on fans at open workouts as he made his way to the cage on crutches. The...

Jan 12, 2016 8:27 am

Ludwig predicts Dillashaw KO’s Cruz in the 2nd

We are now less than a week away from TJ Dillashaw’s title defense against Dominick Cruz on Sunday night in Boston. Ahead of the bout we’ve seen the two men exchange words in interviews, with Cruz getting the better of the verbal exchanges by a large margin. As if the war of the words between...

Jan 11, 2016 1:21 pm

Ronda Rousey fighting with ‘the greatest test of courage on earth’

Ronda Rousey looks to be collecting more motivation and is still in her “#quotephase” after losing her championship title to Holly Holm at UFC 193. Rousey posted a quote to her Instagram account from Robert Green Ingersoll who once said, “The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” Rousey...

Jan 11, 2016 12:34 pm

Holly Holm’s coach says Miesha Tate is more dangerous of an opponent than Ronda Rousey

Styles make fights, and that is what makes mixed martial arts such an intriguing sport. With UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm putting on such a dominant performance over the once thought unbeatable Ronda Rousey back at UFC 193, many might think Holm will easily continue to dominate the division. Holm’s striking coach Mike Winklejohn...

Jan 10, 2016 8:18 am

UFC Embedded Video: Dillashaw vs Cruz Sneak Peek – Get Ready

The evolution of the sport of MMA will push further than we’ve ever come as two of the most technical fighters step in the octagon to showcase who’s skills will prove to be more dominant next Sunday. Dominick “The Dominator” Cruz has spent four years on the sidelines watching everyone else compete while he goes...