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Mar 30, 2016 4:37 pm

UFC 200 picks up 3 more high-profile bouts

Wednesday it was announced on UFC Tonight that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II had been set for the main event of UFC 200. In addition it was announced that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would compete for the interim featherweight title. In addition, 3 more high-profile bouts were officially confirmed. Former UFC heavyweight champion...

Feb 23, 2016 1:31 pm

UFC having issues booking Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor

While it had been rumored that Nate Diaz would be getting the vacant UFC 196 slot against Conor McGregor, now it appears as though they’re having some issues booking the fight on such short notice. McGregor was supposed to face Rafael dos Anjos in a lightweight bout for the UFC lightweight championship. Given that McGregor...

Jan 27, 2016 9:28 pm

Rashad Evans vs. Shogun Rua reportedly set for UFC on FOX 19

Rashad Evans and Shogun Rua are both legends in the sport of MMA, however the pair have never fought despite their lengthy careers in the sport. Back at UFC 128 Evans was set to challenge Rua for the UFC light heavyweight championship, but was forced out of the bout with a knee injury. Evans was...

Jan 27, 2016 8:06 am

UFC once again targeting Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov

Prior to Khabib Nurmagomedov injuring his ribs at the end of last year, he was booked to return to the Octagon to fight Tony Ferguson in the co-main event of The Ultimate Fighter 22 finale. Nurmagomedov was replaced by Edson Barboza, who lost to Ferguson via 2nd round submission in what was ultimately the Fight...


Jan 27, 2016 7:33 am

REPORT: Nate Diaz tried to save UFC 196 with Pettis matchup

Prior to the UFC announcing that Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson had been moved from the co-main event to the main event, and the Pay-Per View being moved to Fox Sports 1, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event. According to MMAFighting, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event by fighting Anthony Pettis...

Jan 2, 2016 7:40 am

Clip of the Day: Andrei Arlovski wins interim UFC championship

Andrei Arlovski vs Tim Sylvia at UFC 51 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV on February 5, 2005. #DWCOTD pic.twitter.com/wEzDTG48YN — Dana White (@danawhite) January 1, 2016 Ahead of Andrei Arlovski’s UFC 195 fight with Stipe Miocic, take a look back at when Arlovski defeated Tim Sylvia for the interim UFC heavyweight championship. In...

Dec 3, 2015 6:56 pm

Join us TODAY for the UFC Gym BJ Penn 3rd anniversary in Honolulu

This Saturday December 5th is the 3rd anniversary of the UFC GYM BJ Penn in Honolulu Hawaii! To celebrate the occasion, all are welcome to attend the event from 9am-4pm which will include guest appearances from UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes, and our very own BJ Penn. In addition there will be a spider...

Dec 1, 2015 9:03 am

UFC denies banning GSP from UFC 167 post-fight press conference

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre recently accused the UFC of banning him from attending the UFC 167 post-fight press conference after his controversial win over Johny Hendricks. In addition, St. Pierre blamed the UFC’s new Reebok deal for potentially being part of the reason he has yet to return to competition. According to...

Nov 10, 2015 9:07 am

‘UFC FN: Sao Paulo’ medical suspensions

This past Saturday MMA fans saw an action packed night of fights from Sao Paulo Brazil headlined by Vitor Belfort’s TKO win over Dan Henderson. As always, fighters sustain injuries and are forced to sit on the sidelines. MMAFighting has the full list of medical suspensions from the CABMMA (Brazilian Commission). Matheus Nicolau: Suspended 14...

Nov 5, 2015 7:00 am

TUF 20 competitor Justine Kish set to make UFC debut at UFC 195

The UFC announced a new add on to the UFC 195 card that features the welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit. From the UFC: At UFC 195 on January 2 in Las Vegas, Ultimate Fighter 20 competitor Justine Kish makes her long-awaited return from injury, as she debuts in the Octagon against...

Nov 3, 2015 8:56 am

TJ Grant discusses potential UFC return

TJ Grant hasn’t been in the Octagon since May of 2013 when he scored an impressive TKO win over Gray Maynard in a title eliminator bout. Following the win, Grant was expected to face then-champion Benson Henderson at UFC 164, however a concussion sustained in training forced him out of the bout. Grant then went...

Oct 26, 2015 1:56 pm

Manager: Jon Jones is aiming for April return to UFC

Jon “Bones” Jones has officially been reinstated by the Ultimate Fighting Championship now that his personal business is settled and fans of the sport could not be more happy. “Bones” himself shared how excited he was to make his return to the octagon in a video, and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier was quick...

Oct 21, 2015 3:07 pm

BREAKING: Joseph Duffy injured, out of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event

News broke this afternoon that UFC lightweight Joseph Duffy has been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier this Saturday as a result of a concussion sustained during training earlier this week. The UFC released a statement on the news moments ago via UFC.com revealing that Paddy Holohan...

Oct 20, 2015 9:38 pm

Corey Anderson replaces Tom Lawlor at UFC FN 77

News broke last night that ‘Filthy’ Tom Lawlor was forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 77 bout on November 7th, and that he was being replaced by the man with arguably the coolest nickname in MMA, Corey ‘Beastin 25/8’ Anderson. Anderson will be stepping in to fight Fabio Maldonado, who is looking to...

Oct 18, 2015 11:27 am

UFC & MMA Fighters react to “Notorious” Nick Newell’s retirement

“Notorious” Nick Newell stepped into the World Series of Fighting decagon for the final time at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami” as the lightweight decided to retire after picking up his final win. Newell amassed an impressive record of 13-1 throughout his six year mixed martial arts career. Just three years into his professional career,...

Oct 13, 2015 7:41 am

BEEF! UFC’s Kevin Lee Slams Sage Northcutt: ‘He Doesn’t Deserve Sh*t’

Well that didn’t take long. We knew that after UFC lightweight Sage Northcutt’s debut and instant stardom, that other fighters would probably be coming forward, looking to get a fight with the 19 year old phenom and one of the first to step up is fellow 155’er Kevin Lee. The fighter took to Twitter and...

Oct 2, 2015 8:59 am

UFC Fighters React To Hendricks vs. Woodley Being Pulled From UFC 192

UFC president Dana White decided to ruin everybody’s Friday morning by announcing that the scheduled UFC 192 co-main event, between welterweights Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley, had abruptly been pulled from the card. White only said, in a tweet, that it was due to an issue with Hendricks’ weight cut. Everyone jumped online and starting...

Sep 20, 2015 7:35 am

UFC and Bellator fighters react to the return of Fedor Emelianenko

Diehard fans of mixed martial arts who have been dreaming of watching Fedor Emelianenko throw down in the octagon let out a collective groan when it was announced he would be fighting in a new Japan-based promotion on New Years Eve. On the bright side, “The Last Emperor” will be returning to the “Land of...

Sep 10, 2015 7:07 am

UFC Fighters React To The Premiere Of TUF: McGregor vs. Faber

  On Wednesday the new season of The Ultimate Fighter premiered, featuring Team Conor McGregor vs. Team Urijah Faber, or Team Europe vs. Team USA. We were introduced to the coaches and of course got that McGregor banter. Faber brought in some humor as well, which was refreshing because it wasn’t all about McGregor talking...

Aug 30, 2015 5:39 am

Bellator 144 Adds Brandon Halsey vs. Rafael Carvalho For Vacant Middleweight Title

Brandon Halsey is ready to square off with Rafael Carvalho at “Bellator 144” for the championship he never truly lost in competition. Earlier this year in May, Halsey was all set to defend his Bellator Middleweight Championship with Kendall Grove at “Bellator 137”. However, the day before his defense Halsey missed weight and was stripped...

Aug 28, 2015 9:42 pm

Robbie Lawler Injured, Condit Fight Removed From UFC 193

Late Friday night, UFC president Dana White went on Sportscenter and announced that Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm will be the main event of UFC 193, which will take place on Nov. 14 in Melbourne, Australia. It was originally scheduled to take place at UFC 195 on Jan. 2. So what’s the reason for the...

Aug 24, 2015 2:54 pm

Michael Bisping clarifies controversial comments on retired UFC fighter

UFC lightweight Frankie Perez achieved his goal at “UFC Fight Night 74” when he earned his first octagon victory in fantastic fashion. After he knocked Sam Stout out, Perez proceeded to retire during his post-fight interview. After the first batch of fights concluded and the broadcast was sent to FOX Studios, Michael Bisping was asked...

Aug 18, 2015 3:06 am

Latest UFC Fighter-To-Fighter Callouts And Tweet Beefs

Fighter Twitter feuds. They’re becoming more and more prevalent in today’s MMA world. Fighters will go on Twitter and call out a fighter, or several fighters, then wait to see who bites. Once a response is given the back and forth usually starts. Each fighter will give their reasons for wanting to fight and their...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

‘Bellator 144: Galvao vs. Dantas 2’ Announced For Oct. 23

Bellator MMA today announced that their 144th event will feature a main event between Bantamweight champion Marcos “Loro” Galvao and challenger, and former champion, Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas. The fight will be a rematch from a past bout and will headline the card, which will take place on Oct. 23 in Uncasville, Conn. Via Press Release:...

Aug 5, 2015 7:30 am

UFC Fighters React To Rousimar Palhares Being Stripped Of Title

The World Series of Fighting decided to strip welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares of his belt and suspend him indefinitely. This came after he beat Jake Shields at this past Saturday’s WSOF 22. During the fight he clearly scratched at Shields eyes several times and then held onto the fight winning submission for way to long...

Aug 2, 2015 10:56 am

UFC Eyeing McGregor/Aldo and Rousey/Tate for Cowboys Stadium

If the UFC sticks to the potential plan of putting Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate on the same card in Texas, they could shatter every record the likes of Brock Lesnar, Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre set. With Bethe Correia out of the picture, Rousey now has her sights set on...

Jul 23, 2015 7:35 am

UFC Fighters React To ‘Stitch’ Duran Getting Fired (PT.2)

UFC fighters came out in hordes to support veteran cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Durn, who was fired from the UFC. Duran insists it was because he spoke out about the Reebok deal, stressing that all the cutman lost all their sponsorship money and had zero input on the new vests they wear. There were so many...