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May 12, 2017 3:06 pm

UFC announces several big matchups for summer

Friday afternoon at the UFC Summer Kickoff press conference event, Jon Anik played host to a Q&A between fans, and a panel of fighters, which included UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The pair fielded the majority of questions throughout the course of the press conference per...

Apr 6, 2017 7:30 pm

Yoel Romero offers to step in and fight Anderson Silva at UFC 212

Yoel Romero offers to step in and fight Anderson Silva at UFC 212 Top UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero is willing to step in and fight former division kingpin Anderson Silva at June’s UFC 212 pay-per-view event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani recently tweeted that “The Soldier of God” would step in...

Mar 22, 2017 5:42 pm

Two big fights announced for June’s UFC event in Oklahoma City

Two big fights were just announced for June’s UFC Fight Night event in Oklahoma City. Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn will return to the octagon on June 25 when he squares off with Dennis Siver in a featherweight bout. The UFC Hall of Fame fighter, Penn, was last seen in action this...

Mar 14, 2017 10:54 am

Rashad Evans eyeing quick turnaround following UFC 209 loss

At UFC 209 earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rasahd Evans made his highly anticipated UFC middleweight debut after several setbacks in his drop to middleweight. Entering into the Octagon at UFC 209 against Olympic Judoka Dan Kelly, Rashad Evans was riding a 2-fight skid that saw him drop back to back losses...


Mar 11, 2017 8:36 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Ray Borg defeats Jussier Formiga (Highlights)

A key flyweight tilt between Ray Borg and Jussier Formiga took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 card in Brazil. Round one begins and Borg starts out quickly with a combination. That fighters clinch up and both men exchange good knees inside before eventually breaking. Formiga with a hard leg kick. Borg presses forward...

Feb 28, 2017 9:35 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t plan to wait for Conor McGregor after UFC 209

This Saturday, undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will step into the Octagon against streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated showdown for the interim UFC lightweight title in the co-main event of a stacked card. In addition to the pair finally stepping into the Octagon together after having the fight fall through on several...

Feb 10, 2017 9:24 am

UFC 208 weigh in results: inaugural women’s featherweight title fight gets green light

Tomorrow night, the UFC will return to our screens with UFC 208. This card, which will emanate from beautiful Brooklyn, New York, will be headlined by a bit of history, as former bantamweight champion Holly Holm and kickboxing veteran Germaine de Randamie battle to become the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight champion. The co-main event,...

Feb 2, 2017 3:08 pm

Thiago Tavares No Longer a UFC Fighter

Veteran Featherweight Thiago Tavares is no longer a UFC fighter after the UFC chose not to issue him a new contract. As first reported by MMAFighting.com, the Brazilian had been fighting for the UFC since 2007. Tavares came into the UFC with a 10-0 record and leaves a decade later with a record of 20-7-1....

Feb 1, 2017 9:03 am

UFC Denver medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in for a highly anticipated night of fights at UFC Denver, also known as UFC on FOX 23. The event certainly delivered on all marks, with the main card producing four finishes in four fights. To kick off the main card, streaking featherweight Jason Knight picked up his third...

Jan 30, 2017 10:01 am

UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo is interested in a career in boxing

These days, the biggest ongoing story in combat sports is a potential boxing mega bout between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and semi-retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather. As it turns out, however, McGregor is not the only fighter with his sights set on a boxing career. Shortly after we learned that McGregor had been granted...

Jan 27, 2017 9:31 pm

Glover Teixeira: Jon Jones “doesn’t care about the UFC”

In 2014, streaking light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira rode a 20-fight win streak into a main event scrap with UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones at UFC 172. While Teixeira had been on a tear since being signed to the UFC, going a perfect 5-0, when he fought Jones for the light heavyweight championship,...

Jan 11, 2017 1:02 pm

The 10 best comebacks in UFC history

There is nothing quite like a good comeback in a fight. Watching a fighter bounce back from the brink of a stoppage or a massive deficit on the scorecards to land a game-changing punch or lock up a submission is an absolute thrill. This week, we’ve decided to celebrate these incredible momentum swings by compiling...

Dec 30, 2016 6:27 pm

UFC 207 Results: Antonio Carlos Junior defeats Marvin Vettori (Highlights)

A middleweight tilt between Antonio Carlos Junior and Marvin Vettori took place during tonight’s UFC 207 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Vettori charges forward with a combination. Carlos Junior accidently catches him with an eye poke and the referee quickly steps in to let Marvin recover. We restart and Carlos Junior lands a...

Dec 19, 2016 10:57 am

PHOTO | Diaz brothers hanging out with Sage Northcutt backstage at UFC on FOX 22

An unlikely trio was seen together backstage at the UFC on FOX 22 event that was held over the weekend in Sacramento, California. Stockton, California bad boys Nick and Nate Diaz were seen talking with Sage Northcutt backstage and Nick apparently posted a photo together along with fellow-UFC fighter Leslie Smith on his Snapchat account....

Dec 10, 2016 9:11 pm

UFC 206 Results: Donald Cerrone KO’s Matt Brown with a head kick (Highlights)

A key welterweight tilt between Donald Cerrone and Matt Brown served as the co-main event bout of tonight’s UFC 206 fight card in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Brown starts off applying pressure early. Cerrone with a combination. Cerrone with a body kick and then a high kick and Brown looks to be...

Nov 25, 2016 9:48 am

Daniel Cormier out of UFC 206 title fight against Anthony Johnson

Unfortunate news comes a day after Thanksgiving for MMA fans. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 206 main event title fight scheduled against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson due to an injury, according to a report from MMA Fighting. The UFC is busy working to find another main event...

Nov 5, 2016 3:57 pm

UFC Fight Night 98 Results: Enrique Barzola dominates Chris Avila

A featherweight bout between Chris Avila (5-4 MMA) and Enrique Barzola (13-3-1 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 98 event in Mexico City. Round one begins and Barzola scores with a nice combination to start. He shoots in and scores a quick takedown on Avila. Chris is able to scramble right back to hit...

Nov 2, 2016 7:33 am

Robert Whittaker vs. Derek Brunson Promoted to Main Event of UFC Melbourne

Earlier this week, the UFC’s November 26 trip to Melbourne, Australia took a significant blow, as former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was forced out of his planned bout with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza with an injury. When this unfortunate news broke, there was speculation that the UFC might scramble to find a replacement opponent for Jacare....

Oct 23, 2016 9:42 am

Canadian fans rallying to boycott UFC 206 in Toronto

No Georges St-Pierre… Big Problem! UFC fans north of the border are not at all pleased with how December’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto is shaping up. The card is currently headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champion Daniel Cormier taking on feared knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The next...

Oct 20, 2016 9:09 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov weighs-in on UFC 205 fight with Michael Johnson

Prior to the announcement that Conor McGregor & Eddie Alvarez would be squaring off in the main event of UFC 205 on November 12th for the UFC’s inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden, UFC President Dana White indicated in an interview that it was undefeated Dagestani fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov who would likely be getting...

Oct 7, 2016 9:34 am

Conor McGregor’s BJJ Coach Dillon Danis Calls Out the Entire UFC Roster

Though Dillon Danis has been a huge name in the BJJ community for some time, he’s recently gained a good deal of notoriety in the MMA world too. That notoriety can be attributed to the role he played in Conor McGregor’s preparation for UFC 202, where the Irishman would look to avenge an early 2016...

Oct 7, 2016 7:26 am

UFC 204 Early Weigh in Results: One Fighter Withdraws with Illness

Tomorrow night, the UFC takes over beautiful Manchester, England with UFC 204. This hotly anticipated card will be headlined by a rather unlikely middleweight title fight between new champion Michael Bisping, and 46-year-old title challenger Dan Henderson, who plans to retire no matter the outcome of the bout. The co-main event, meanwhile, will see former...

Sep 27, 2016 12:29 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov feels “used’ by UFC after announcement of UFC 205 main event

Leading up to the announcement that Conor McGregor & Eddie Alvarez would be fighting in the main event of UFC 205 for the UFC lightweight championship, it appeared as though Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is ranked at #1 on the UFC’s official rankings, would be getting the fight with Alvarez. While initial reports indicated that the...

Sep 23, 2016 9:35 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov leaks pics of signed UFC contracts, waiting on Eddie Alvarez

The confusion regarding who will headline the UFC’s historic New York card, UFC 205, continued today. After it was initially reported that Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez would fight for the lightweight title, UFC President Dana White revealed that the fight the UFC was looking to book was Alvarez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov. This week, former...

Sep 21, 2016 6:36 pm

Eddie Alvarez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov being considered for UFC 206 in Toronto

The confusion over Eddie Alvarez’s next fight appears to be over, at least for now. First, Eddie Alvarez was set to defend his newly-won 155 pound belt against featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 205 in New York City. Now, it appears Alvarez will take on Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 206 in Toronto instead. Alvarez, 32,...