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Mar 11, 2017 4:52 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Jeremy Kennedy defeats Rony Jason (Highlights)

A featherweight scrap between Rony Jason and Jeremy Kennedy served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 Fight Pass prelims in Brazil. Round one begins and Jason comes forward with a leaping right hand. Kennedy goes upstairs with a head kick which is partially blocked. Kennedy circles and pops a nice jab....

Mar 5, 2017 12:37 pm

On this day: Nate Diaz submits Conor McGregor at UFC 196

It was exactly one year ago today that perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz picked up the biggest win of his career by scoring a second-round submission victory over Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196. McGregor, who was the undisputed UFC featherweight champion at the time, was originally expected to challenge then lightweight...

Feb 18, 2017 11:42 am

Fedor Emelianenko questions if UFC wants Khabib Nurmagomedov as champion

In just two short weeks, undefeated top ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov and streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson will meet in the Octagon for a highly anticipated interim lightweight title fight, with the winner then moving on to fight Conor McGregor when the lightweight champion returns from the hiatus due to the upcoming birth of his...

Dec 29, 2016 8:39 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey shows transformation from UFC 184 to UFC 207

With just over 24 hours to go until former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returns to the Octagon at UFC 207, the champ is giving combat sports fans one last reason to “fear the return”. Rousey took to social media to post a side-by-side photo of herself from UFC 184, where she fought and...

Dec 28, 2016 10:15 am

Mike Goldberg will reportedly make last broadcasting appearance at UFC 207

After a period of speculation following reports that the UFC was looking to replace the ‘hype master’ style of commentary delivered by Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan, reports are now surfacing that longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg will be making his last broadcasting appearance with the UFC this Friday at UFC 207. UFC President Dana...

Oct 9, 2016 1:09 pm

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC 204

On Saturday night, the UFC took over beautiful Manchester, England with UFC 204. In the evening’s headliner, we saw middleweight champion Michael Bisping take a contentious decision from retiring challenger Dan Henderson. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we watched on as Gegard Mousasi took out a fading legend in Brazil’s Vitor Belfort. Elsewhere on the main...

Oct 8, 2016 3:53 pm

Report | Vitor Belfort will announce his retirement following his fight at UFC 204

Former UFC champion Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort will apparently be announcing his retirement from mixed martial arts following his fight with Gegard Mousasi tonight at UFC 204. Matheus Costa, founder of OlimpoMMA, tweeted the following information as per Breno Massena: Per @BrenoMassena, Vitor Belfort is going to announce his retirement after his fight tonight at...

Sep 30, 2016 11:21 am

UFC Portland Weigh In Results: Three Fighters Miss Weight

Tomorrow night, the UFC will take over Portland’s Moda Center with UFC Fight Night 96. Portland’s main event honors will be held by former flyweights John Dodson and John Lineker, both of whom have recently found new life at bantamweight. Dodson, who twice fought for the title at flyweight, will look to build on the momentum...

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 20, 2016 5:59 pm

Eddie Alvarez says he will end Conor McGregor’s illusion of greatness at UFC 205

Current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez recently took to Twitter where he delivered the following message to current UFC featherweight title holder Conor McGregor Let's do this @TheNotoriousMMA I'm ready !! Your futures not bright enjoy this one while it last . #ItsAllOver — Eddie Alvarez (@Ealvarezfight) September 21, 2016 Alvarez went on to claim...

Sep 17, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen joins Bellator 161 live

The American Gangster has arrived! Welcome to #BellatorNation @chaelsonnen! #Bellator161 pic.twitter.com/P9Lcbir1yC — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) September 17, 2016 Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen recently announced that he had ended his MMA retirement, and had signed an exclusive, multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who had remained adamant on his retirement throughout the course of...

Sep 16, 2016 2:18 pm

Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson official for UFC 205

While UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley may have been quick to shut down Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show after winning the welterweight championship, the pair are now slated to fight at UFC 205 in New York. On the #UFCHidalgo weigh in show, @TWooodley confirms he’ll be fighting @WonderboyMMA at #UFC205...

Jun 3, 2016 9:08 am

PHOTO | Luke Rockhold caught wearing Adidas shoes at UFC 199 press conference

The UFC’s outfitting deal with Reebok now makes it so that fighters can only wear Reebok gear, or clothing without a noticeable logo, during media appearances, and fight-week. When fighters don’t follow the protocol, they are either fined, or they have to remove the article of clothing. When UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold showed up...

May 10, 2016 10:21 am

Updated UFC 198 betting odds

Saturday night the UFC hits Curitiba Brazil for one of the most anticipated Pay-Per View events of the year, UFC 198. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic. In addition, the card will feature quite a few Brazilian MMA legends including Anderson Silva, Lil Nog, and...

May 7, 2016 9:48 am

Rizin CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara points out major flaw in UFC’s Reebok deal

Throughout the history of MMA, several fighters have worn MMA shorts that have become iconic such as Mirko Cro Cop, Chuck Liddell, and our namesake BJ Penn to name just a few. With the UFC’s new apparel deal with Reebok, fighters now all wear uniforms, which takes away a fighters ability to be an individual...

Apr 21, 2016 9:10 am

UFC fighters react to Conor McGregor’s statement

On Thursday, Conor McGregor broke his silence regarding his retirement, revealing that he is not retiring and will not vacate the featherweight championship, but will not do a world tour for UFC 200. McGregor will stand firm on his refusal to do a world tour in order to focus on training. with the ball now...

Jan 12, 2016 8:10 am

CM Punk fires back at critics for EA Sports UFC rating

It was revealed recently that CM Punk would be in the EA Sports UFC 2 video game, despite not having fought for the promotion or competing in an MMA fight. In addition, it was revealed that Punk’s rating in the game is 85/100. Of course, critics were outraged that Punk received a rating similar to...

Dec 23, 2015 11:44 pm

Frankie Edgar says he is done with ‘getting screwed over’ by the UFC

Former UFC lightweight champion has had enough with getting screwed by the UFC. After coming off a dominant knockout of Chad Mendes, “The Answer” is looking to become the third fighter in UFC history to hold championship titles in two different weight classes. Edgar recently did a short Q&A session via twitter and responded to...

Dec 17, 2015 8:35 am

Lorenzo Fertitta discusses Holm vs. Rousey rematch at UFC 200

Last month when Holly Holm knocked out Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 193, the world knew we would have to see a rematch sooner rather than later. Unfortunately, given the extent of Rousey’s injuries, talks of a rematch were put on hold following the bout. The former champ has loose teeth that...

Dec 16, 2015 6:59 pm

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta: Rousey to Film 2 Movies Then Returns For The Belt

Lorenzo Fertitta is all about promoting his brand.   When your in his position the answer to any question is “more.”   So when it comes to one of the biggest UFC stars in history wanting to do a couple of movies and come back later to take her belt back, I’m sure Fertitta didn’t...

Nov 18, 2015 11:15 am

UFC champ advises Ronda Rousey take ‘a year or so’ to prepare for Holly Holm rematch

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has already stated that former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has some holes in her game to work on. With Rousey’s announced plans to take time off, her planned six-month break from fighting won’t be enough to prepare her for a rematch with Holm, according to Cormier who spoke...

Oct 17, 2015 7:08 am

Askren “Good To Go” Without UFC Contract

Ben Askren is widely believed to be the best fighter outside of the UFC. The 31-year old ONE FC welterweight champion has made waves by consistently calling out top ranked UFC welterweights, as well as UFC President Dana White. In a recent interview with Sherdog, Askren discussed his current situation, and why he’s content with...

Oct 6, 2015 8:42 am

UFC’s ‘Looking Into’ Unprofessional Ranking Panelist, Fighters Want Him Removed

If you missed a big story from yesterday, here’s a quick rundown. So as I’m sure you’ve heard, the scheduled co-main event for UFC 192, between welterweights Tyron Woodley and Johny Hendricks, was canceled the day before because of issues stemming from Hendricks’ weight cut. He ended up getting an intestinal blockage and a kidney...

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...