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Apr 14, 2016 10:37 am

Frankie Edgar eyes big fight at ‘UFC New York’

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Conor McGregor will have a welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz, and Frankie Edgar will fight Jose Aldo for the interim featherweight championship. UFC President Dana White has stated that regardless of whether or not McGregor defeats Diaz, his next fight will be a featherweight title defense. With the UFC...

Apr 14, 2016 10:22 am

Report: Dan Henderson to be put on UFC 199 card

Dan Henderson was fully prepared and ready to fight Lyoto Machida this weekend at UFC on FOX 19. Unfortunately, “Hendo” learned on Wednesday that he would not be fighting at all. News broke that Machida declared the usage of a banned substance during an out-of-competition sample collection last week and would not be allowed to...

Apr 14, 2016 10:19 am

Dominick Cruz blasts bantamweight division

Back in January, Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon and defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Immediately following his win over Dillashaw, Cruz found himself being called out by his nemesis, Urijah Faber. The UFC ultimately opted to book Cruz vs. Faber III for UFC 199 on June 4th in Inglewood California....

Apr 14, 2016 9:14 am

Mark Hunt signs 6-fight UFC contract

Fan favorite UFC heavyweight Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt has signed a new 6-fight UFC contract. According to the 42 year old MMA veteran, the deal is worth millions, however according to Hunt it isn’t about the money. Hunt has bigger plans in mind. He spoke to Stuff.co.nz: “It’s not about the money. Of course I...


Apr 13, 2016 3:21 pm

Dan Henderson reacts to news of Lyoto Machida using banned substance

Wednesday afternoon news broke that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida admitted to the usage of a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test administered by USADA. Machida was subsequently pulled from his upcoming rematch with Dan Henderson on Saturday at UFC on FOX 19, with Henderson being re-booked for a fight with a different...

Apr 13, 2016 1:34 pm

UFC posts UFC 199 BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver photo

On Tuesday, news broke that UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn will be making a return to the Octagon against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 on June 4th. The bout will take place at 145 pounds in the featherweight division at The Forum in Los Angeles. The UFC just posted a promotional photo of...

Apr 13, 2016 1:05 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know how to beat Jon Jones’

Everyone including the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has not been able to crack the code on physically beating former champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Matt Hamill is the only one that has a win over Jones on record, but that came after Hamill was brutalized by elbows from Jones that were ruled illegal....

Apr 13, 2016 11:16 am

VIDEO | UFC 200 Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 fan-made promo

Check out this amazing fan-made promo for the Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 rematch. As UFC 200 gets closer, you can expect a lot of great media moments from UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and star veteran Nate Diaz. The two outspoken and brash characters are set to rematch in the main event of...

Apr 13, 2016 10:40 am

UFC waiting to book Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey II?

Holly Holm, like many, was shocked to find out that the UFC had opted to not book a rematch between herself and Miesha Tate for UFC 200 after their close fight in the co-main event of UFC 196. Holm’s camp accused Tate of declining a rematch with Holm in order to take an easier fight...

Apr 13, 2016 9:36 am

VIDEO | Stockton Slap added to EA Sports UFC 2

The Stockton Slap is in #EASPORTSUFC2!https://t.co/vDmAtIylCg — EA SPORTS UFC (@EASPORTSUFC) April 12, 2016 Gamers asked, and EA Sports delivered! A video from EA Sports emerged Tuesday afternoon showing Nate Diaz using the Stockton Slap in EA Sports UFC 2, along with a message informing fans that the Diaz Brothers signature move had been added...

Apr 13, 2016 8:51 am

Mike Tyson reveals his thoughts on Jon Jones and Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor and Jon Jones are undoubtably two of the biggest stars in MMA history. Both men are relatively polarizing figures, with many viewers either being very supportive, or very critical. Jones is currently gearing up for his UFC 197 light heavyweight interim title fight against Ovince Saint-Preux on April 23rd. McGregor on the other...

Apr 12, 2016 7:01 pm

If Ronda Rousey had to be an animal, she would be a dolphin

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. have been featured in a series called “Face 2 Face” by Draft Kings where the two interview one another and give some humorous insight on some of the random things going on in their lives and break down some hypothetical questions. One...

Apr 12, 2016 8:59 am

BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC 199

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this┬ásummer when he squares off with Dennis Siver (22-11 MMA) in a featherweight bout at June’s UFC 199 pay-per-view event in Inglewood, California. UFC officials just made the announcement. “The Prodigy” will return to the octagon for the first time since...

Apr 10, 2016 11:51 am

Exclusive | Richard Perez says UFC 196 payday has not changed Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez recently sat down with BJPENN.com and talked about a number of different topics. One of the topics discussed was Nate’s big payday at last month’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas. The “Stockton Slugger” was able to step in on just two-weeks notice and defeat the heavily favored Conor...

Apr 9, 2016 12:21 pm

Luke Rockhold blasts Yoel Romero for failed drug test

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is never one to hold his tongue when it comes to his thoughts on other fighters. Recently, Rockhold and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman have been trading verbal blows ahead of their UFC 199 rematch for the middleweight championship. Ahead of that fight, Rockhold has put former #1 contender...

Apr 9, 2016 12:11 pm

Rafael dos Anjos hints at next opponent

While there has been much speculation as to who will get the next lightweight title shot now that Conor McGregor has been booked to fight Nate Diaz in a rematch at UFC 200, Rafael dos Anjos already has an opponent in mind. During a recent appearance on Inside MMA, where RDA also revealed that he...

Apr 9, 2016 11:29 am

Dominick Cruz’s interesting take on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been making his rounds with the media to promote his trilogy fight with Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199. While the majority of the media appearances have lead to heated verbal exchanges with Faber, Cruz was asked about Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch at...

Apr 9, 2016 11:23 am

Rafael dos Anjos gives updated timetable for return

There’s been no official word yet on who UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will face when he makes his return to the Octagon following a broken foot. RDA joined Bas Rutten and Mauro Ranallo on Inside MMA to give an update on the foot injury which forced him out of his UFC 196 title...

Apr 9, 2016 8:53 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos gives update on injury, talks Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

Since Rafael dos Anjos broke his foot in training leading up to his UFC 196 lightweight title scrap with Conor McGregor, the champ has yet to book another fight inside the Octagon. Ahead of UFC 200, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, the lightweight champ joined Inside MMA...

Apr 9, 2016 12:04 am

Amanda Nunes responds to critics ahead of UFC 200

At UFC 200, Amanda Nunes will face the toughest test of her professional MMA career as she fights Miesha Tate for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship in the co-main event. When the fight was announced, many questioned whether or not Nunes deserved a title shot despite her 3-fight win streak. Holly Holm’s camp came out...

Apr 8, 2016 11:51 pm

Rafael dos Anjos has bold prediction for Conor McGregor

Following his UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor revealed his intention to return to featherweight to defend his championship belt. Ultimately, the UFC booked a McGregor vs. Diaz welterweight rematch for UFC 200, and opted to have Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar fight for the interim featherweight championship on the same card....

Apr 8, 2016 8:32 am

PHOTO | Cat Zingano vs. Julianna Pena promo poster

Since the UFC announced that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor would have their highly anticipated rematch in the main event of UFC 200, they have continued to use quote posters to promote the event. While this has given way to quite a few meme posters regarding the event, the UFC has now released a new...

Apr 7, 2016 11:35 am

Former manager of Fedor Emelianenko thinks that if Fedor wanted to be in the UFC, ‘he would have already been there’

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko recently stated that he would like to get a rematch with UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The two met in Strikeforce in 2010 where Werdum pulled off a major upset on the highly touted Emelianenko. Vadim Finkelchtein, long-time friend and former manager of Emelianenko spoke about Emelianenko’s recent statement in a...

Apr 7, 2016 8:49 am

Dan Henderson talks retirement plans ahead of UFC on FOX 19

At 45 years old, it’s no secret that Dan Henderson’s time inside the Octagon will be coming to a close in the near future. The former PRIDE champion will step into the Octagon for the 16th time on April 16th as he faces former UFC champion Lyoto Machida. While Henderson is coming off a KO...