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Jan 11, 2018 8:36 am

Former UFC Champion Josh Barnett is Not Finished With MMA Just Yet

Andrei Arlovski, Roy Nelson, Frank Mir, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Mark Hunt. These are some of the names that Josh Barnett have taken out in his staggering 21 year stay in the world of combat sports. He even beat Randy Couture back at UFC 36 to become the UFC heavyweight champion. While he’s been out of...

Jan 9, 2018 2:06 pm

VIDEO | Rampage Jackson and Chael Sonnen Agree to High Stakes Bet for Their Fight

The wait is finally over. Bellator is going to kick off their big heavyweight grand prix before this month ends and Chael Sonnen will face off with Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. They’ll be throwing down for the chance to advance in the tournament, which will finally crown a Bellator heavyweight champion by the end of this...

Jan 9, 2018 8:16 am

Former champ Renan Barao returns at UFC on Fox in Orlando, Florida

The lineup for UFC on Fox 28, which goes down on February 24 in Orlando, Florida, has grown by one interesting bantamweight scrap, as former champion Renan Barao is scheduled to return to action on the card. Barao’s opponent in this fight will be Brian Kelleher.  This bout was first reported by the Orlando Sentinel. Though...

Jan 8, 2018 5:11 pm

Cyborg vs Nunes is “1000% Happening”, says Coach Silveira

UFC 219 left us with two big questions. Those being, “who’s next for Cris Cyborg?” and “who’s next for Khabib Nurmagomedov?”. These are both questions we have yet to get answers too. But…we appear to be getting closer to the answer for Cyborg more than we are for Khabib. The reigning UFC Featherweight champion, Cyborg has...

Jan 7, 2018 1:28 pm

After being knocked down by Wanderlei Silva, Chael Sonnen details game plan for Rampage

After being knocked down by Wanderlei Silva, Chael Sonnen details game plan for Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Former three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen will return to the cage on January 20 where he will square off with Quinton Jackson in the first-round of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament. “The American Gangster” suffered the first...

Jan 5, 2018 6:03 pm

Amanda Nunes Ready to “Leave Mark on the Sport” with Cyborg Fight

Just a few years ago, the biggest possible fight among the women would have obviously been the former UFC Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey vs at the time, the Invicta FC Featherweight champion and former Strikeforce Featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg. It was always an issue of Cyborg making 135 lbs…since that was initially the only division...

Jan 5, 2018 7:30 am

Michael Johnson Hasn’t Been 145 Pounds Since High School

When Michael Johnson told everyone back in September that he was moving down to featherweight, needless to say it was a shock. However, Johnson assured everyone that this was the plan all along. Although, a top 10 lightweight coming down to featherweight is a tough guy to get a fight for. Michael Johnson originally called...

Jan 4, 2018 4:58 pm

Photo | Daniel Straus Gives Update on his Recovery

In case you were unaware, former Bellator Featherweight champion, Daniel Straus suffered a very bad motorcycle accident last month. At the time we knew very little about the extent of the injuries to Straus, we just knew that they were bad. All we knew according to Straus’ manager Matt Aptaker was that Straus had complete movement of...

Jan 2, 2018 5:23 pm

Ex-Dallas Cowboy, Greg Hardy Booked For His Third MMA Fight

We’ve seen it on a few occasions where NFL players have made the transition from the top American football league to the world of MMA, for better and for worse results. Most recently, former defensive end for the Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys, Greg Hardy has made the leap over and quickly found success. Hardy...

Jan 1, 2018 7:20 pm

Top 5 Upcoming Fights for January 2018

2017 has come and gone and it has left us with some truly incredible moments and some rather mindblowing stories. Heading into the new year, who knows what we can expect…there’s never a dull moment in the MMA world. What we do know for sure is that the year will be kicking things off with...

Dec 28, 2017 5:16 pm

PHOTOS | Michael McDonald Undergoes Successful Surgery

In the second round of his unanimous decision victory over Peter Ligier at Bellator 191, debutant and former UFC Bantamweight title challenger, Michael McDonald broke his hand. A break so bad that it required surgery… If you missed the picture of the x-ray, here it is: McDonald stated this along with the picture on Twitter:...

Dec 27, 2017 6:30 pm

Joanne Calderwood Hints at Leaving TriStar

Things haven’t quite panned out to this point for Scotland’s most popular fighter, Joanne “JoJo” Calderwood since starring on season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter. She was one of the most hyped and promising fighters going into the tournament and one who many thought would definitely become a champion one day. But the path to...

Dec 27, 2017 4:05 pm

VIDEO | Watch All of These Brutal Knee Knockouts of 2017

MMA: The Knees of 2017. 2:20 of brutal knee knockouts (by @Grabaka_Hitman) #YearoftheKnee pic.twitter.com/JsDB9BHzdd — Streetfight Bancho (@streetfitebanch) December 27, 2017 In just a couple of days, Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to return against Edson Barboza at UFC 219. The last time we saw Barboza, he pulled off an incredible flying knee knockout over Beneil...

Dec 27, 2017 9:56 am

Kickboxing Legend Gives Props to Darren Till

Darren Till has still been running hot after his first-round finish over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone back at UFC Gdansk. The only problem is that the surging welterweight can’t capitalize on it because he’s been unable to get a fight. He’s called out nearly the entire division, but not one has signed on the dotted line...

Dec 26, 2017 2:20 pm

Do the UFC and it’s fanbase give too much weight to the appearance of female fighters?

“I don’t really fit the profile of a UFC Champion, but they have to do (business) with me, even though they’re never going to promote me to a level like they did Ronda Rousey or Holly Holm.” Current female bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes ruffled feathers earlier this year when she declared to FloCombat.com that the UFC...

Dec 24, 2017 1:32 am

PHOTO | Dustin Poirier is now a BJJ blackbelt

Dustin Poirier, a former contender in the UFC featherweight division, and now one of the top contenders at lightweight, has been in the game for a long time. That said, the Louisiana native continues to improve with every fight, thanks to his continued efforts in the gym. Now, Poirier has been rewarded for his ongoing...

Dec 23, 2017 9:21 am

VIDEO | Tito Ortiz Was in Awe of the Sky Last Night

Can you imagine that you are diving in your car, admiring the dark blue expanse of the heavens, when suddenly all these humongous, streaking blobs spread across the sky? You pull off the road along with other drives and look up, trying to take pictures or record some video for social media or to preserve...

Dec 22, 2017 5:04 pm

UFC’s New Guidelines Enhance Fighters’ Reebok Pay

Looks like the UFC may have heard enough of the complaints about the Reebok deal! Many fans and fighters have been highly critical of the deal since it was made in 2015. And now as we head into 2018, they are making some well-needed changes. Instead of just getting rid of the deal altogether(as a...

Dec 20, 2017 10:58 am

If he beats Marcin Tybura, Derrick Lewis hopes to take out Francis Ngannou

Derrick Lewis, the UFC’s sixth-ranked heavyweight, is currently scheduled for a stark test, as he’s expected to take on Marcin Tybura when the UFC touches down in Austin, Texas this February 18. While this fight is currently at the forefront of Lewis’ mind, he’s hoping a big win over Marcin Tybura will set him up...

Dec 19, 2017 7:58 am

Ben Askren trashes “very insecure” UFC President Dana White

It’s no secret that Ben Askren – long regarded as one of the best fighters outside the UFC – is not a fan of UFC President Dana White. Speaking on a recent episode of Submission Radio, Askren reiterated his feelings on White, and he pulled no punches. “Dana White’s a scumbag, I don’t take anything he...

Dec 18, 2017 8:00 pm

Michael McDonald’s Broken Hand Could Not Have Felt Good…

Former UFC Bantamweight title challenger, Michael “Mayday” McDonald made his Bellator MMA debut last Friday in the Bellator 191 main event against Peter Ligier. A fight that McDonald succeeded in by winning a unanimous decision across three rounds. But despite the win for McDonald, he will be facing yet another setback due to injuries. Sometime...

Dec 16, 2017 9:34 am

VIDEO | Luis Gomez Became Titan Featherweight Champ by Brutal Face-Slamming KO

Congratulations to the new @TitanFighting featherweight champ! Luis Gomez stops Sodiq Yusuff with a powerful and perfectly-timed arm throw! #TitanFC47 #UFCFIGHTPASS Event Replay ▶️ https://t.co/b0KGr4dlHr pic.twitter.com/T93u3xhOxn — UFC Fight Pass (@UFCFightPass) December 16, 2017 If you like chocolate ice cream, it’s easy to just stick to that. However, there is an entire culinary world of...