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Sep 20, 2016 11:29 am

Al Iaquinta potentially willing to walk away from MMA over UFC contract dispute

Earlier this month, it was announced that #13 ranked UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta would be returning to the Octagon following a layoff that saw him sidelined for a year and a half. The layoff came at the worst possible time for Iaquinta, who was in the midst of a 4-fight win streak that had seen...

Sep 20, 2016 8:38 am

Nate Diaz reportedly passes UFC 202 drug test, not out of the woods yet

Last month, the UFC held arguably the biggest rematch in the history of the sport as Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 202. The fight, which served as McGregor’s shot at redemption after being submitted by Diaz at UFC 196 earlier this year, was one of...

Sep 20, 2016 7:19 am

Scandal! UFC Welterweight Stephen Thompson Caught in Bed with Another Man’s Belt

When Stephen Thompson defeated long-time welterweight contender Rory MacDonald back in June, he seemed like a shoo-in for a shot at the winner of Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley’s looming welterweight title fight. When Woodley stole Lawler’s belt with a first-round KO, however, Thompson’s immediate future became somewhat nebulous. Right off the bat, the new...


Sep 19, 2016 4:11 pm

Al Iaquinta pursuing real estate career after UFC 205 fallout with UFC

Long Island native Al Iaquinta has dreamed of fighting at Madison Square Garden ever since he became a professional mixed martial artist, but it appears ‘Ragin’ Al won’t be fighting Thiago Alves at UFC 205 as originally thought. Iaquinta explained the situation on Monday’s edition of ‘The MMA Hour’, where he dropped two key pieces...

Sep 19, 2016 3:30 pm

Thiago Alves is back on UFC 205

Thiago Alves is back on UFC 205 according to ‘The Pitbull’ himself. Alves tweeted that he had a replacement following Al Iaquinta pulling out after a contract dispute, and sources are saying it’s none other than Jim Miller. MMA insider Dizz followed up on Alves’ tweet on Monday with news of Miller stepping in to face...

Sep 19, 2016 8:55 am

Check Out this Awesome Fan-Made Poster for UFC 205

UFC 205, which will mark the UFC’s long-awaited debut in Madison Square Garden, is one of the most anticipated cards in recent memory. As the event draws ever closer, fans are doing their part to add to the hype by creating awesome trailers and fantastic promotional posters. Arguably the best of these promotional posters surfaced this morning...

Sep 19, 2016 8:39 am

Sorry, Cyborg: Dana White Has No Plans for New Women’s Divisions in the UFC

This weekend, the UFC returns to Brasilia, Brazil with an exciting night of fights. The card will be headlined by a 140 lb. catchweight bout between reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino and debuting Muay Thai specialist, Lina Lansberg. The reason this bout is being contested at a catchweight is simple: Cyborg can’t make...

Sep 19, 2016 7:43 am

New York’s Al Iaquinta Explains Withdrawal from UFC 205

One of the first bouts announced for UFC 205, which will mark the UFC’s debut in New York City’s Madison Square Garden, was a lightweight showdown pairing Thiago Alves with New York’s own Al Iaquinta. This was also one of the first UFC 205 bouts to be cancelled. When news broke that Iaquinta vs. Alves...

Sep 19, 2016 6:28 am

UFC Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson Has an Opponent in Mind for his Next Bout

While we wait to learn whether Daniel Cormier’s next title defense will be against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson or Jon Jones, the rest of the light heavyweight division is trundling on. Yesterday afternoon, it was announced that two-time light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson will be taking on 40-year-old veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in Brazil this November....

Sep 18, 2016 7:22 pm

Report | Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes in the works for UFC 207

According to a new report from MMA insider @TalkMMA, the UFC has some big plans for December’s UFC 207 event in Las Vegas. Dizz recently tweeted that the promotion is targeting a Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes women’s bantamweight title fight for their annual New Year’s Eve card in Sin City. Check it out: Amanda...

Sep 18, 2016 12:04 pm

BREAKING| Gustafsson Returns to Headline UFC Fight Night 100

Just weeks removed from his big win over Jan Blachowicz, Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson has another big fight in the pipe. While his last fight occurred on European soil, however, this one will take him across the world to Sao Paolo, Brazil. The two-time light heavyweight title challenger is now scheduled to take on...

Sep 18, 2016 11:38 am

CM Punk’s fight paid off for the UFC, so will he fight again?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship took a chance on CM Punk by allowing the former World Wrestling Entertainment star to have his first ever mixed martial arts fight under the UFC banner. According to a report from MMAFighting, the move paid off for the promotion as it is being estimated that Punk brought in an extra...

Sep 18, 2016 10:49 am

UFC 205: Fight Card and Rumors

After years of bureaucratic battle, MMA is finally legal in the state of New York. In celebration of this breakthrough, the UFC will soon be touching down in New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden. This anticipated MSG debut, titled UFC 205, is scheduled for Saturday, November 12. Over the last two weeks, this hyped card has taken shape...

Sep 18, 2016 9:23 am

Reebok Outfitting Payout for UFC Fight Night 94: Uriah Hall nets $5,000

Last night, the UFC touched down in Hidalgo, Texas with an extremely exciting card, highlighted by some amazing first-round finishes. At the time of this writing, the official fight purses of the 24 fighters on the card has not yet been disclosed. We do, however, know how much each fighter took home via the UFC’s Athlete...

Sep 18, 2016 7:39 am

UFC Fight Night 94 Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 96’ in Hidalgo, Texas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, four “Performance of the night” awards were handed out at yesterday evening’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 94’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Chas Skelly earned a...

Sep 17, 2016 10:05 pm

Former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis calls out Michael Johnson

Michael “The Menace” Johnson scored a brutal first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier in the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 event in Hidalgo, Texas. Johnson was able to slip a Poirier combination and then catch “The Diamond” with a big counter right hand, followed by a straight left, which sent Dustin crashing...

Sep 17, 2016 9:36 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Michael Johnson brutally KO’s Dustin Poirier

A key lightweight bout between Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 fight card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Johnson starts things off with a leg kick. He misses with a follow up jab. Poirier comes forward but eats a nice counter shot from...

Sep 17, 2016 9:15 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Derek Brunson TKO’s Uriah Hall

A key middleweight bout between Uriah Hall and Derek Brunson served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Brunson immediately uses some forward pressure to push Hall up against the cage. He begins working for a takedown but Uriah is able to defend the...

Sep 17, 2016 8:55 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Evan Dunham defeats Rick Glenn

A lightweight bout between Evan Dunham and Rick Glenn took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 main card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Glenn quickly takes the center of the cage and lands a front kick to body of Evan. Dunham fires back with a combination and lands a big left hand....

Sep 17, 2016 8:26 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Roan Carneiro defeats Kenny Robertson via split-decision

A welterweight bout between Roan Carneiro and Kenny Robertson took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 main card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Robertson pushes Roan against the cage. Carneiro quickly switches the position and ends up scoring a takedown. Roan immediately moves to half guard and works some shots from the...

Sep 17, 2016 8:06 pm

VIDEO | Watch Chas Skelly set a UFC record by submitting Maximo Blanco in 19 seconds

Chas Skelly kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 main card in spectacular fashion by scoring a record-setting submission victory over Maximo Blanco. Kelly immediately rushed after his opponent to begin the fight and landed a jumping body kick that dropped Blanco. Chas quickly pounced on his wounded opponent and locked up a tight guillotine...

Sep 17, 2016 7:50 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Islam Makhachev defeats Chris Wade

A lightweight bout between Chris Wade and Islam Makhachev took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 main card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Wade comes forward with a front kick to the body. He follows that up with a solid leg kick. Makhachev shoots in and scores a takedown. He immediately transitions...

Sep 17, 2016 7:17 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Chas Skelly submits Maximo Blanco

A featherweight bout between Chas Skelly and Maximo Blanco kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 main card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Chas Kelly immediately lands a big kick to the body that drops Blanco. He quickly pounces on Maximo and locks up a guillotine choke. He transitions to an anaconda choke...

Sep 17, 2016 1:10 pm

UFC on FOX analyst giving Dustin Poirier slight advantage against Michael Johnson

UFC analyst and former welterweight title contender Dan Hardy believes Dustin Poirier will have the edge going into Saturday night’s fight against Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night 94. Poirer (20-4) has been on a four-fight win streak since moving up to lightweight from featherweight, while Johnson looks to get back on track after a...

Sep 17, 2016 8:09 am

Michael Johnson sends Dustin Poirier a warning ahead of ‘UFC Hidalgo’

Saturday night in Hidalgo, Texas, #7 ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier, and #10 ranked lightweight Michael Johnson will step into the Octagon to clash in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hidalgo’. The fight is a pivotal one for both men. Poirier will enter the bout on a 4-fight win streak that has seen him...