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Nov 29, 2017 10:49 am

Derek Brunson signs bout agreement for UFC on Fox 27 main event

Fresh off a first-round drubbing of former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, Derek Brunson says his next fight has already been signed. Speaking to ESPN, Brunson revealed that he’s inked a contract for a bout with former Strikeforce middleweight champ Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, and he believes Souza has signed a bout agreement too. The fight...

Nov 29, 2017 10:28 am

VIDEO | Michelle Waterson reveals who she thinks is the best looking UFC fighter

If you saw UFC strawweight Michelle Waterson outside of training or competing in the Octagon, it’s likely that you would never guess that she beats people up for a living. With a nickname like the “Karate Hottie,” Waterson is known for her good looks and also for her skills as a professional MMA fighter. TMZ...

Nov 29, 2017 7:33 am

CM Punk will be attending UFC 218 in Detroit

Last September, CM Punk, a pro wrestling star with essentially zero legitimate martial arts experience, stepped into the UFC’s Octagon for a battle with young prospect Mickey Gall. As so many expected, Punk was blown out of the water by his more experienced foe, losing via first-round submission. While this fight itself was a veritable...

Nov 29, 2017 6:48 am

UFC, Strikeforce vet Jason “Mayhem” Miller pleads guilty to domestic violence charge

The downward spiral of Jason “Mayhem” Miller – a veteran of the UFC and Strikeforce cages, and the former star of the reality show Bully Beatdown – continues. On Tuesday, TMZ reported that the troubled MMA veteran had pled guilty to domestic violence charges stemming from a series of ugly incidents with three different girlfriends...

Nov 28, 2017 6:14 pm

UFC 218 Embedded Episode 2: Aldo Hits the Gym, Holloway Hits the Mall

    As we inch ever closer to the penultimate UFC PPV event of 2017, UFC 218, the fighters continue to settle in to their temporary Michigan homes. Check out episode two of the UFC’s popular Embedded series as they track the lives of this weekend’s fighters during one of the most significant times of...

Nov 28, 2017 6:13 pm

Free UFC Fight: Watch Max Holloway Shine in Sweden with a First Round Knockout

  Before Max Holloway makes the first defense of his UFC featherweight title, watch him score a blistering knockout against Akira Corassani at UFC Fight Night 53 back in 2014. Holloway was 23-years-old at the time and already held a record of 10-3 going in to this bout. He was known at the time as...

Nov 28, 2017 6:00 pm

Säki Out, Replacement Found Against Khalil Rountree at UFC 219

  One of the more surprising announcement made by the UFC in 2017 was that of the signing of kickboxing champion Gökhan Saki to their light heavyweight division. The news broke this past May and his debut was surrounded by speculation, especially in a year whose theme within the combat sports world could be, ‘crossover’. Saki...

Nov 28, 2017 3:29 pm

VIDEO | Watch Jose Aldo Win The WEC Featherweight Title Before UFC 218

Before the infamous “turteen” second Conor McGregor knockout, Jose Aldo was on a run of destruction and dominance only comparable to names like Anderson Silva and Fedor Emelianenko. He was on an 18-fight win streak and carried over the WEC featherweight title over to the UFC. It was the title he earned by taking out...

Nov 28, 2017 7:40 am

Report: Ricardo Lamas gets new opponent for UFC on Fox 26 in Winnipeg

Originally, long-time UFC featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas was expected to rematch former champion Jose Aldo at UFC on Fox 26, which goes down on December 16 in Winnipeg. When Frankie Edgar was forced out of his UFC 218 featherweight title fight with champ Max Holloway, however, Aldo was pulled from his fight with Lamas, and...

Nov 28, 2017 6:47 am

UFC lightweight threatens to slap former matchmaker Joe Silva

On the latest edition of the MMA Hour, former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione claimed that former UFC matchmaker Joe Silva lied to him about the size of the Octagon ahead of his 2012 bout with Roy Nelson, claiming the large cage would be used, when the small cage was used instead. “Anyone who’s ever [seen]...

Nov 28, 2017 6:21 am

UFC 219’s co-main event has officially been set

For week, there has been talk about a possible blockbuster main event for UFC 219. While the card already includes dynamite women’s featherweight title fight between Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Holly Holm, the widespread hope was that the UFC would tack at least one more title fight onto this typically stacked end-of-year card. While we’ve...

Nov 27, 2017 7:00 pm

FOX Offers $200 Million to Retain UFC Broadcast Rights

  When the UFC’s exclusive negotiating period with FOX ended this year, speculation began about what network the UFC would be headed to next and what the implications of the new network, or platform, would be for the world’s largest MMA promotion. The UFC already has a foothold in the digital word through its online...

Nov 27, 2017 4:00 pm

UFC 218 Embedded: Episode 1

This weekend’s UFC 218 card promises* (*subject to change) an incredible lineup of former champions from both in and out of the UFC, title implications, and a bonafide featherweight title fight. During the build-up of UFC 218, watch the fighters prepare for a card with an incredible amount of potential with the first episode of...

Nov 26, 2017 8:35 pm

PHOTO | Eddie Alvarez looks absolutely shredded in advance of UFC 218

Eddie Alvarez looks absolutely shredded in advance of his highly anticipated UFC 218 fight with Justin Gaethje. The former UFC lightweight champion of the world, Alvarez, recently took to Instagram where he shared the following photo just days out from his scrap with Gaethje. Getting closer !! Weigh ins in a couple days 👑👑👑👑#eafight #...

Nov 26, 2017 8:08 pm

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway The Hawaiian champion, Max Holloway (18-3 MMA), was most recently seen in action at June’s UFC 212 event in Brazil, where he earned a third-round TKO victory over Jose Aldo to become the UFC’s undisputed featherweight champion of the world. The win marked Holloway’s eleventh...

Nov 26, 2017 7:50 pm

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Alistair Overeem (43-15 MMA) will return to the octagon in the co-main event of this weekend’s UFC 218 pay-per-view fight card where he will square off with fellow knockout artist Francis Ngannou. The former Dream and Strikeforce heavyweight champion, Overeem,...

Nov 26, 2017 11:27 am

UFC champion Amanda Nunes: “The UFC wants to get someone to beat me!”

UFC champion Amanda Nunes believes that the UFC wants to see her defeated by someone who they can “really promote and make money with”. The women’s bantamweight champion recently vented her frustrations in an interview with Flocombat. “There’s a point where, sometimes, I’d rather wait a bit and get a fight that sells,” The Lioness...

Nov 26, 2017 10:17 am

January’s UFC Fight Night 124 event in St. Louis continues to take shape

January’s UFC Fight Night 124 event in St. Louis continues to take shape with the addition of a women’s strawweight fight between J.J. Aldrich and Danielle Taylor. Aldrich earned the first win of her UFC career earlier this year in New Zealand defeating Chan-Mi Jeon via decision. Meanwhile, Taylor is coming off the biggest win...

Nov 25, 2017 7:01 pm

Interim UFC lightweight champ Tony Ferguson responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson has finally responded to Khabib Nurmagomedov. The undefeated Russian standout, Nurmagomedov, made headlines earlier this week when he revealed that the UFC had offered him a fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 219. To be clear I was offered to fight @TonyFergusonXT on December 30th and I accepted the...

Nov 25, 2017 5:34 pm

VIDEO | Colby Covington issues a challenge to UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby “Chaos” Covington is “staying ready” in hopes that he can secure a short-notice title fight with current 170-pound champion Tyron Woodley at December’s UFC 219 event in Las Vegas. Covington recently took to social media where he issued the following challenge to “The Chosen One”, who Colby claims is afraid...

Nov 25, 2017 3:21 pm

UFC Fight Night 122 Reebok Athlete Payouts: Michael Bisping takes home $20,000

UFC Fight Night 122 took place earlier today in beautiful Shanghai, China. The event was headlined by a key middleweight scrap featuring surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum squaring off with former division champion Michael Bisping. Gastelum was able to catch Bisping with a huge overhand left minutes into the opening round which sent “The Count”...

Nov 25, 2017 12:41 pm

VIDEO | Zabit Magomedsharipov Stuns Once Again with Submission Win at UFC Shanghai

THIS GUY!!@Zabit_MMA puts on another spectacular performance and finishes Moraes in round 3! Unreal! #UFCShanghai pic.twitter.com/3gsxmPlmbo — UFC (@ufc) November 25, 2017 At UFC Rotterdam, Zabit Magomedsharipov made his UFC debut and made sure everyone knew his name even if they may not be able to pronounce it. He threw everything at Mike Santiago like...

Nov 25, 2017 9:20 am

VIDEO | Kelvin Gastelum Wants to Fight Robert Whittaker at UFC 221

While most of us slept off our second helping of Thanksgiving, Kelvin Gastelum was in Shanghai, China earning the biggest win of his entire career. It only took him a single round to take out Michael Bisping, who was coming off a super quick turnaround from UFC 217’s loss to Georges St-Pierre. Gastelum wasted no...

Nov 25, 2017 7:03 am

Urijah Faber Was Offered to Fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196

What if @UrijahFaber – and not @NateDiaz209 – fought @TheNotoriousMMA at UFC 196? More: https://t.co/yWjDVvv6qY pic.twitter.com/e5sct3tgLo — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) November 24, 2017 Urijah Faber and Conor McGregor have shared a rich history together for a couple of fighters that never scrapped. The two shared an entire season of The Ultimate Fighter together, McGregor fought one...