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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,...

Aug 20, 2016 5:25 pm

CLIP | Cortney Casey submits Randa Markos at UFC 202

Cortney Casey scored a first-round submission victory over Randa Markos just moments ago at UFC 202. Casey was able to lock in an armbar that forced Markos to verbally submit. Check it out: What a finish! @CastIron_Casey locks in an armbar from the bottom and submits Randa Markos! #UFC202 https://t.co/IZn6eixawc — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX)...

Jul 29, 2016 8:19 am

Justin Scoggins vs. Ian McCall scrapped from UFC 201

With just one day to go until UFC 201, the event has lost a main card bout. Despite McCall weighing in, the fight was scrapped due to Scoggins being unable to make the bantamweight limit of 125 pounds. After the UFC was informed of Scoggins inability to make weight, McCall weighed in, just inc case...

Jul 24, 2016 8:08 am

UFC champ Amanda Nunes reacts to Shevchenko’s big win

Current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes took to Twitter last night where she shared her thoughts on Valentina Shevchenko’s upset victory over former title holder Holly Holm. Nunes believes Shevchenko and Julianna Pena should now square off in a number one contenders bout: I won the first fight with @BulletValentina by UD… if I...

Jul 11, 2016 10:37 am

MMA community reacts to the sale of the UFC

A new chapter in the book of sports started on Monday when the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale and the MMA community reacted in different ways. Here is...

Jun 14, 2016 2:01 am

VIDEO | UFC’s top-8 Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone moments

Fan favorite and MMA wild man @CowboyCerrone has had some memorable moments in the Octagon. Here's our top-8 ⬇️ https://t.co/Wg3FAUxQy6 — #UFCOttawa (@ufc) June 14, 2016 Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has gained a lot of fans for good reason. The highly active Cerrone is set to take on Patrick Cote in a welterweight bout at UFC...

Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...

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,...