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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...

Sep 29, 2015 6:48 am

UFC Fighters React To Rich Franklin’s Retirement

On Monday, former UFC middleweight champion Rich ‘Ace’ Franklin decided to officially announce his retirement. Franklin is a legend in the sport, known as the guy who went from being a high school match teacher to a UFC champion. The guy who earned his nickname, ‘Ace’, for his uncanny resemblance of actor Jim Carrey, went...

Sep 20, 2015 12:34 pm

Gegard Mousasi rocking Armani Exchange before UFC: Japan!

UFC and Reebok’s deal may restrict the fighters from wearing their sponsors to the octagon, but before fight week they are allowed to wear anything they want! Some fighters lost their sponsors due to the fact that they will no longer be able to promote brands on television, but others stuck with their sponsors! UFC...

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...

Aug 27, 2015 2:27 pm

Report: UFC 190’s The Biggest Event Since 2013, Tops 900,000 PPV Buys

UFC 190, which saw a main event between UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Brazilian Beth Correia, looks to be the biggest PPV event for the UFC, sine 2013, when Chris Weidman took on Anderson Silva for the second time. According to Dave Meltzer, via MMAFighting, the event is estimated to have brought in over...

Aug 26, 2015 9:12 am

‘UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia’ Drug Tests Results Revealed

Today the CABMMA, Brazil’s athletic commission, released the results of the ‘UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia’ drug tests. UFC 190 went down on Aug. 1 in Brazil, where UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey took on Bethe Correia in the night’s main event. It didn’t last long however, with Rousey landing a punch 34 second into...

Aug 25, 2015 3:55 pm

UFC’s Drug Czar: ‘Jose Aldo Apologized For Negative IV Ban Comments’

Apparently, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has had a change in heart when it comes to the upcoming ban on IVs for the use of rehydrating after weigh-ins. Aldo came out a little while back and slammed the new rule, insisting that he’s still going to use one because they wouldn’t dare cancel his fight...

Aug 21, 2015 3:12 pm

UFC Fighters React To Holly Holm Getting Title Shot Instead Of Miesha Tate

Early, very early, this morning it was announced that undefeated UFC bantamweight Holly Holm would be fighting champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 195. Sounds pretty good right, another undefeated vs. undefeated story line to run with….but what happened to Miesha Tate? After Tate’s win over Jessica Eye, which was set up as a potential number...

Aug 21, 2015 2:31 pm

Edson Barboza: ‘I’ll Be UFC Champion In 2016’

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza has big goals for 2016 and believes he’ll be able to achieve them. He’s coming off of a win over Paul Felder in a ‘Fight of The Night’ scrap at UFC on FOX 16, back in July, and is ready to get back in there in hopes of getting closer to...

Aug 19, 2015 11:10 am

‘UFC 193: Lawler vs. Condit’ Set For Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium

UFC 193, which will feature the welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit will officially take place at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium. The news was confirmed by UFC president Dana White, who also confirmed that a rematch between heavyweights Mark Hunt and ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will take place on the card as well. Lawler vs...

Aug 18, 2015 1:47 pm

Boxing Legend Shane Mosley Embarrassed By UFC’s Stance On Women

  Now it looks like the achievements of UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey are going to be causing change in the boxing world, or at least that’s the thought behind this recent decision from boxing legend Shane Mosley. Mosley recently announced, via a press release, that he will be adding a women’s boxing bout to...

Aug 18, 2015 8:40 am

UFC Fighter Allegedly Urinates In Bar And Fights Security

Blame it on the alcohol guys. UFC fighter Antonio Braga Neto recently had a mishap in a bar and now intends on suing the establishment. So what happened? Allegedly the UFC middleweight had a little bit too much to drink while in a bar and urinated on the floor. He was then thrown out by...

Aug 17, 2015 6:00 am

Donald Cerrone’s long road to a UFC Lightweight Title shot

Before WEC merged with UFC in 2010, smaller fighters always had the stigma that they could not consistently provide exciting fights. The fact that WEC became such a commodity that UFC eventually absorbed it proved the theory to be a myth as fighters like Jose Aldo, Dominick Cruz, and Urijah Faber have put on some...

Aug 16, 2015 1:00 am

UFC fighter strips naked and runs into ocean — HILARIOUS!

It looks like the fighters of the octagon are losing their MINDS with the lack of fights going on this week. UFC lightweight “Stormin’” Norman Parke appeared to be so bored, he was dared to run into the ocean butt-naked and actually went through with it! Of course, Parke commented on this video saying, “You’s...

Aug 13, 2015 3:11 pm

UFC Fighters React To Anderson Silva’s Suspension And $400k Fine

Earlier today the Nevada State Athletic Commission, during a disciplinary hearing, decided to suspend former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva for a year as well as fining him and changing his win over Nick Diaz to a No Contest. The ruling came after lengthy testimony and explanations from Silva and his team, which ended up...

Jul 31, 2015 4:41 am

UFC Fighters React To Cecil The Lion Being Killed

The internet went into an uproar when it was discovered that a dentist from America went to Zimbabwe and hunted and killed a lion, who the locals called Cecil. The lion was also a part of a study being done Oxford University, who had placed a tracking collar on the lion. Lets remember that UFC...