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Jul 14, 2015 4:34 pm

Frank Mir: ‘The UFC Told Me Lesnar Was Coming Back’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been busy preparing for his UFC Fight Night 71 main-event bout with Todd Duffee. Mir, who is coming off a knockout win over “Bigfoot” Silva, recently revealed an interesting story to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani while in attendance at Sunday’s TUF 21 Finale event. According to the heavyweight submission...

Jul 6, 2015 2:17 pm

UFC Fighters React to Gilbert Melendez’s Failed Drug Test

UFC confirmed on Monday afternoon that lightweight Gilbert Melendez has been suspended for a year due to a failed UFC 188 post fight drug test. In an official statement released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, they stated that his urine sample came back positive for “exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites”. UFC fighters took to social...

Jul 5, 2015 5:55 am

UFC Fighters Celebrate Independence Day In Style

Yesterday was Independence Day and fighters of the UFC made sure to be wearing their red, white, and blue. Fighters from Dan Henderson to flyweight Ian McCall shared their patriotism with the world and showed off their pride in style! Check out these pictures below of fighters celebrating the holiday. Happy 4th! Be safe #america...

Jun 26, 2015 4:44 pm

UFC’s Lorenzo Fertitta Releases Statement On Failed MMA Bill

Well, another year and MMA is still illegal in New York. There was a lot of steam and positive feelings built up and ultimately it was the same old same old. The MMA bill did not get passed. Obviously everyone pulling for it is disappointed, including UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. We heard from...

Jun 26, 2015 10:21 am

UFC Officials React To New York’s Failed Attempt At MMA In 2015

Once again, MMA fails in New York. The bill to get that sport legalized in the Big Apple did not get passed yesterday and needless to say, UFC officials weren’t very happy. Especially UFC president Dana White who took to Twitter to call out the ‘corrupt’ politicians. There was a lot of positive vibes floating around,...

Jun 17, 2015 9:38 am

REACTIONS! UFC Fighters React To The 2015 NBA Finals

Check out how the MMA world reacted to the NBA finals last night. The Golden State Warriors were victorious and are now the champions, hooray. UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic is a huge Cavaliers fan, so things didn’t really go his way, but still he managed to find the positive. Someone should probably have a conversation...

May 28, 2015 5:21 pm

UFC Responds To Gender Equality Claims From Female Fighters — OFFICIAL STATEMENT!

Well that didn’t take long. The UFC has released an official statement in regards to recent comments from female fighters claiming the new UFC/Reebok deal is unfair to women. Here’s the official statement: “The new UFC Athlete Outfitting Policy (AOP) equally recognizes each athlete’s tenure in UFC, as well as any bout appearances in the...

May 19, 2015 9:31 am

“UFC 187” Lineup Complete with 2 Title Bouts, 12 fights

“UFC 187” may be barely recognizable from its first incarnation, but the final card is set and this weekend looks stacked! The card takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and will feature two championship bouts. The fights will take place on pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass....

May 18, 2015 6:20 pm

UH-OH! Daniel Cormier On Cutting Weight For UFC 187: ‘I Was Panicking’

Daniel Cormier will get a second shot at the UFC light-heavyweight title when he meets Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 this Saturday. Cormier was given the fight on short notice because of the Jon Jones ordeal. He was planning on fighting in June against Ryan Bader, but instead realized he would have to cut down...

May 15, 2015 11:40 am

UH-OH! UFC Back Under Federal Investigation

The Federal Trade Commission opened a case against Zuffa Inc., the parent company of the UFC, back in 2012 for violations of regulations following their buyout of Strikeforce in 2011. Now, the FTC have apparently re-opened their case against Zuffa and is questioning several high-profile members of the mixed martial arts world about their practices....

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

May 10, 2015 11:18 am

REPORT! Reebok Will Be The Only Apparel Company Allowed At UFC Fan Expo

  Fans planning to attend the UFC Fan Expo may want to know that because of the new Reebok/UFC deal, no other apparel providers will be allowed at the convention. This piece of information came from one of those other companies who sent out a tweet detailing an email form the UFC. Check it out...

May 10, 2015 8:48 am

UFC Fight Night 65 Numbers! Attendance And Gate Revealed

Last night UFC Fight Night: Adelaide went down. The card put on an exciting show from start to finish with several first round finishes and back and forth battles. At the post-fight press conference, the UFC’s Tom Wright announced the attendance numbers for the evening (morning in Australia). The announced attendance was 7,984, with a...

May 10, 2015 7:08 am

UFC Boss Thinks Miocic vs. Hunt ‘Could Have Been Stopped Sooner’

Well instead of UFC president Dana White at the podium, we had Tom Wright, the man in charge of overseeing UFC’s Canada, New Zealand and Australia operations. During the post-fight press conference Wright said that in his opinion the fight between Stipe Miocic and Mark Hunt could have ended sooner. Here’s what he said. “They...

May 10, 2015 6:35 am

UFC Fighters React To Stipe Miocic’s One-Sided Beatdown Of Mark Hunt

Check out what other UFC fighters had to say about last nights main event between Stipe Miocic and Mark Hunt. . @markhunt1974 is not human. @UFCFightPass — Dana White (@danawhite) May 10, 2015 So proud of you @stipemiocicufc love my team . #Cleveland — Jessica Eye (@jessicaevileye) May 10, 2015 I will always be a...

May 10, 2015 4:43 am

Sam Alvey Broke UFC Policy By Tanning Sponsor Onto Body

It’s not often you see a fighter walk into the octagon with a sponsor tanned onto his chest, but “Smile’n” Sam Alvey is not your average fighter. Alvey walked into the octagon with “#PERFECTTAN” branded onto his chest and broke a UFC policy in the process. When asked about it, Managing Director for UFC Operations...

May 9, 2015 10:40 pm

UFC Fight Night 65 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Earn $50K!

The “UFC Fight Night 65” post fight press conference is in the books and we have the bonus report! Four fighters took home an extra $50,000 for their performances tonight— check out who it was! Performance of the Night: James Vick James Vick looked fantastic in tonight’s main card opener. After some back and forth...

May 9, 2015 8:57 pm

UFC Fight Night 65 Results: Robert Whittaker KO’s Tavares In Less Than A Minute

The middleweights stepped into the cage for the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 65. Brad Tavares took on the New Zealand native Robert Whittaker. Both fighters landed leg kicks early. Whittaker came in with a massive left hook that rocked Tavares. He jumped at the opportunity and landed another massive left hook that put...