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Aug 14, 2016 1:14 pm

Multiple injuries lead to big changes for UFC Fight Night 95

The UFC Fight Night 95 event has suffered some major changes as four of its fighters have pulled due to injuries. Welterweight fighters Brandon Thatch, who suffered a hand injury, and Shinsho Anzai, who suffered a back injury, have been pulled off of the card. Their opponents Erick Silva and Luan Chagas will now fight...

Aug 10, 2016 3:10 pm

VIDEO | Backstage footage shows Cyborg crying during UFC 198 weight cut

Current Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is one of the best female fighters on the planet. Cyborg made her octagon debut at UFC 198 this past May where she scored a first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith in a catchweight bout contested at 140-pounds. Cris has always stated that it would be impossible for...

Aug 4, 2016 1:53 pm

Officials announce Cris Cyborg to headline her first UFC event, Renan Barao also added

The UFC announced on Thursday that Cris “Cyborg” Justino is set to headline UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil on September 24. É OFICAIL! @criscyborg fará a luta principal do #UFCBrasília, 24 de setembro. Saiba mais > https://t.co/OWylweiUwq pic.twitter.com/6lCc8bfF8G — UFC BRASIL (@ufc_brasil) August 4, 2016 Cyborg will meet Lina Lansberg, who will be making...

Aug 1, 2016 1:33 am

New York lawyers attempting to create union for UFC fighters?

The talk about a fighter’s union has been floating around for quite some time. Most recently, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has been very vocal about fighters needing a union after his opponent Brock Lesnar tested positive for banned substances. Apparently UFC women’s strawweight Angela Magana was recently contacted by some lawyers in New York that...


Jul 23, 2016 8:10 pm

Cris Cyborg sends a message to the girls of the UFC

Following tonight’s UFC on FOX 20 main event fight between Holly Holm and Valentina Shevchenko, current Invicta featherweight title holder Cris Cyborg sent out the following message on Twitter: The problem is none of the girls are as well rounded as me. I can wrestle, punch, and Jiu jitsu. I am an MMA fighter. #chuteboxe...

Jul 3, 2016 12:27 pm

Matt Hughes would ‘love’ to fight Matt Serra at UFC 205 in MSG

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes revealed that he would come out of retirement for a fight with fellow former welterweight title holder and bitter rival Matt Serra. A fan tweeted Hughes asking “Matt Hughes will you fight Matt Serra at MSG?”, the UFC Hall of Famer responded with the following: I would love to...

Jun 25, 2016 11:39 am

Cris Cyborg calls for the UFC to create women’s featherweight division

Last month, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut. Cyborg dominated the fight, knocking out Leslie Smith in the 1st round of their catchweight scrap. Despite the dominant win, Cyborg expressed her desire to return to Invicta to defend her featherweight championship before returning to the UFC. While Miesha...

Jun 11, 2016 11:16 am

Latest UFC 200 odds one month out from fight night

In just under one month, fight fans will witness a historic night of action in Las Vegas at UFC 200. The event, which features two title fights, an interim title fight, and the return of Brock Lesnar, will go down on July 9th, and leave fight fans in awe. With just under one month to...

Jun 7, 2016 9:49 am

UFC 199 medical suspensions

This past Saturday in Inglewood, California, fight fans witnessed an action packed night of fights at UFC 199 topped off by Dominick Cruz’s dominant win over Urijah Faber, and Michael Bisping’s KO win over Luke Rockhold. In the wake of the event, MMAFighting has received the medical suspensions for the fighters who fought at the...

May 28, 2016 6:22 am

UFC congratulates Emil Meek on knocking out Rousimar Palhares

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Rousimar Palhares has earned quite a bad reputation in the MMA industry over the last few years. Palhares was suspended for 90 days, and even kicked out of the UFC and the WSOF for refusing to let go of submissions after his opponents tapped. With that being said, Palhares was...

May 26, 2016 9:41 am

Odds open for Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem at UFC 203

The UFC announced on Wednesday that newly crowned heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will defend his title for the first time against Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 203. The event takes place in Miocic’s hometown of Cleveland, Ohio in the Q Arena. Nick Kalikas of MMAOddsBreaker.com opened up the betting lines with the...

May 14, 2016 8:31 pm

UFC 198 Results: Cristiane Justino TKO’s Leslie Smith in round 1

A women’s catchweight bout (140lbs) between Cristiane Justino (16-1 MMA) and Leslie Smith (8-7-1 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC 198 main card in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Justino presses forward and lands a nice combination. “Cyborg” with a stiff jab. Smith misses with a wild right hand. She throws a leg kick....

May 14, 2016 9:46 am

Cris Cyborg lays out potential plans following UFC 198 fight

While Cris Cyborg hasn’t made her UFC debut just yet, the Invicta FC champion has her eyes set on a major fight after her UFC 198 scrap with Leslie Smith tonight. The fight is a catchweight bout at 140 pounds, however Cyborg could very well go back up to featherweight after the bout despite the...

May 11, 2016 1:59 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg takes on unexpected sparring partner at UFC 198 open workouts

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg makes her UFC debut in a 140 pound catchweight bout versus Leslie Smith this weekend at UFC 198. A young fan got to showcase her skills at the UFC 198 open workouts against Cyborg on Wednesday. The young fan and Cyborg put on an impressive display of movement going back...

Apr 28, 2016 9:08 am

Cain Velasquez reacts to Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC

While many fans and members of the MMA community are taking sides in Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez offers an interesting perspective on things. Velasquez, who won the UFC heavyweight championship twice and defended it twice, understands the promo work that a champion must do, and thus offered...

Apr 13, 2016 11:16 am

VIDEO | UFC 200 Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 fan-made promo

Check out this amazing fan-made promo for the Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 rematch. As UFC 200 gets closer, you can expect a lot of great media moments from UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and star veteran Nate Diaz. The two outspoken and brash characters are set to rematch in the main event of...

Mar 29, 2016 2:07 am

Odds released for UFC 198 card including Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs. Leslie Smith

Big news broke on Monday when the UFC revealed that Cris “Cyborg” Justino would be making her UFC debut at UFC 198 in her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. Odds for “Cyborg’s” 140 pound catchweight fight with Leslie Smith were recently released by 5Dimes Sportsbook. Leslie Smith +600 Cristiane Justino -1200 Over 1.5...

Mar 28, 2016 10:38 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino will make UFC debut at UFC 198 in Brazil

The highly anticipated UFC debut of Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has finally been announced. The UFC released the news on Monday that “Cyborg” will face Leslie Smith in a catchweight bout at 140 pounds on the UFC 198 card on May 14. Justino who usually fights at the featherweight limit of 145...

Mar 17, 2016 10:08 pm

UFC exploring possibility of Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino fighting at UFC 198 in Brazil

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino recently put on a campaign to fight at UFC 198, which takes place in Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. “I would love for the UFC to bring in my division,” said “Cyborg” recently. “If you look at the top 12 girls ranked at bantamweight (in the UFC), seven...

Mar 12, 2016 12:34 pm

Matt Mitrione waiting to see if UFC matches ‘very nice’ offer from Bellator MMA

Matt Mitrione’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ scrap with Travis Browne was the last fight on his current UFC contract. Unfortunately for Mitrione, two eye pokes and a broken orbital lead to him being defeated via TKO at the event. While Mitrione is appealing the loss with the Massachusetts commission due to the fact that referee...

Mar 8, 2016 8:59 am

Conor McGregor’s coach discusses potential opponents for UFC 200

Prior to UFC 196, Conor McGregor revealed that he committed to a fight at UFC 200, however no opponent was named. There was speculation that McGregor could face welterweight champion Robbie Lawler if he were to defeat Diaz at UFC 196. As the world knows by now, in the main event of UFC 196, McGregor...

Mar 4, 2016 10:08 am

Fighters react to the Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz scuffle at UFC 196 presser

The press conference for UFC 196 featuring UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, contender Nate Diaz, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and contender Miesha Tate did not disappoint in the build-up to their fights taking place on Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. Things were heated between McGregor and Diaz through the entire presser and came...

Feb 23, 2016 7:40 am

Possibility of Jose Aldo filling in at UFC 196?

The MMA world has been in an uproar since it was announced that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th. The UFC is currently trying to find a replacement fight for McGregor so as to avoid having to scrap the entire...

Feb 8, 2016 8:19 pm

UFC Fight Night 82 Reebok pay for fighters ranges from $2,500 to $15,000

$145,000 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC Fight Night 82 event that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night. The payout from Reebok is in addition to each fighter’s contracted fight pay with the UFC. Four fighters took home $15,000 for their...