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Sep 5, 2016 7:32 am

Stephen Thompson Explains Why He Deserves the Title Shot Over Demian Maia

In the main event of UFC on Fox 21, UFC welterweight Demian Maia dazzled with a first-round submission of long-time contender Carlos Condit. The win extended the Brazilian’s streak to six, and under slightly different conditions, probably would have catapulted him directly into a title fight with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Unfortunately for Maia, the...

Sep 5, 2016 6:26 am

Felipe Silva Wants to Test Sage Northcutt’s Striking

Last month, the UFC returned to beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada with UFC on Fox 21. On the undercard of that event, Brazilian prospect Felipe Silva improved to 8-0 with a blistering, first-round knockout of kickboxing export Shane Campbell. Fresh off this fantastic win, Silva is attempting to take his destiny into his own hands rather...

Sep 4, 2016 2:18 pm

VIDEO | Free Fight: Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 198, Stipe Miocic knocked out Fabricio Werdum to capture the UFC heavyweight title. This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 203, Miocic will defend that title against Alistair Overeem, while Werdum will attempt to get back on track opposite Travis Browne in the evening’s co-main event....

Sep 3, 2016 2:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Alexander Gustafsson’s win over Jan Blanchowicz

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson returned to the Octagon for the first time since his split decision loss to Daniel Cormier in October. The win for Gustafsson was an incredibly dominant one, with Gustafsson dominating the fight from bell to bell as...


Sep 3, 2016 9:25 am

Ryan Bader: “Terrible” ‘Rumble’ Loss changed my perception on win streaks

On the night going into Ryan Bader’s headlining main event against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, Bader was riding an impressive five fight win streak, the kind of win streaks that usually lead to title fights. And with victories over Rashad Evans, Ovince Saint Preux and Phil Davis during that five fight span of dominance, a chance at light...

Sep 2, 2016 8:38 am

“CM Punk Moves Like a Wounded Animal”

Next weekend, former WWE superstar CM Punk will make his first foray into mixed martial arts. He’ll be taking on talented 24-year-old Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203. Prior to his signing with the UFC, which was announced on the main card of UFC 181 back in 2014, Punk had no real...

Sep 1, 2016 10:22 am

Rankings Report: Pettis and PVZ take big jumps

The rankings are in following last Saturday’s UFC on FOX  card in Vancouver, and things are looking up for two fighter’s whose previous losses had pushed them out of the top 10 in their weight classes. Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis reclaimed his spot as a top 10 fighter after being knocked out of the rankings at lightweight...

Aug 31, 2016 9:54 pm

Max Holloway calls out Anthony Pettis on Twitter, Pettis responds

With the UFC featherweight division currently on hold while Conor McGregor decides whether or not to defend his featherweight strap against Jose Aldo, presumptive #1 contender Max Holloway, and #6 ranked Anthony Pettis are doing a bit of matchmaking of their own! Holloway, who is fresh off a unanimous decision win over Ricardo Lamas at...

Aug 31, 2016 9:19 am

Dana White interested in Rumble vs Bones fight for interim belt

Coming off of a blistering 13-second knockout of Glover Teixeira, many believed Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had earned a rematch with current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. However, UFC president Dana White has different plans in mind. “You can’t blame Cormier. The guy spent money and trained like 3 times and didn’t fight Jon Jones,” White...

Aug 30, 2016 3:22 pm

VIDEO | Paige VanZant reflects on KO win over Bec Rawlings

On the main card of UFC on FOX 21, Paige VanZant left MMA fans stunned as she became the first woman in the UFC to knock out Bec Rawlings. Not only did VanZant knock out Rawlings, the finish was an incredibly impressive one, with VanZant faking a leg kick with her front leg, before instantly...

Aug 30, 2016 12:42 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing McGregor, Aldo, Penn, Edgar, and Holloway at 145

Anthony Pettis got back in the win column with his UFC featherweight debut over the weekend. After the former lightweight champion went on a three-fight losing streak at 155 pounds, “Showtime” dropped down to featherweight and picked up a big win over Charles Oliveira at UFC on FOX 21. Pettis has faced tough competition in...

Aug 30, 2016 12:09 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Weighs in On CM Punk’s Debut

  One of the most polarizing events on the MMA horizon is the UFC debut of WWE superstar CM Punk. Because Punk has precisely zero background in the martial arts, there are plenty of fans out there who think his UFC 203 bout with Mickey Gall is a publicity stunt that is doomed to fail....

Aug 30, 2016 8:16 am

Conor McGregor Spends a Fortune on His Custom Suits

Conor McGregor’s fashion obsession is no secret. The UFC featherweight champion likes to kick ass and look good doing it. What has been a bit of a mystery, however, is just how much McGregor spends on his look. While it’s still unknown how much McGregor drops on watches, shades, and streetwear, a recent piece from TMZ sheds...

Aug 30, 2016 7:50 am

VIDEO | CM Punk sparring during media event

With just over a week to go until CM Punk makes not only his UFC debut, but also his MMA debut, at UFC 203 in Cleveland, many MMA fans are wondering how the former WWE champion will look in his first MMA fight at 37 years old. The UFC has been running its ‘Evolution of...

Aug 30, 2016 6:37 am

Stephen Thompson Thinks Tyron Woodley Should be Stripped of Title if He Doesn’t Defend

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson has put in the work, racking up seven-straight wins, including triumphs over fighters like Robert Whittaker, Jake Ellenberger, Johny Hendricks and Rory MacDonald. Now, all he wants his a welterweight title shot–ideally at UFC 205 in New York City this November. Unfortunately, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, who won the the...

Aug 29, 2016 3:35 pm

Paige VanZant comments on fighter pay and a career outside of the Octagon

Rising UFC star Paige VanZant’s stock continued its rise with her highlight reel knockout over Bec Rawlings at UFC on FOX 21 over the weekend. VanZant talked with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour following her big win and discussed the potential of doing more work outside of the Octagon and the future...

Aug 29, 2016 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Commercial break footage of Carlos Condit and Demian Maia full of emotions

This video of Demian Maia & Carlos Condit during the commercial break after the fight ended has powerful imagery. pic.twitter.com/ZoBRhuSVwJ — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 29, 2016 The UFC welterweight division contenders are lining up for a chance to get a crack at the title. On Saturday, Demian Maia made a huge statement when he...

Aug 28, 2016 5:55 pm

Anthony Pettis is looking for title shots

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returned to the win column at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, this after he submitted Charles Oliveira in the third-round of their co-main event bout. The fight with Oliveira served as Pettis’ featherweight debut and the submission victory snapped Anthony’s three-fight losing skid. Following his...

Aug 28, 2016 5:42 pm

Tyron Woodley appears to be getting fed up with the “Wonderboy” talk

Tyron Woodley realized his dream at last month’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta, when he became the UFC’s welterweight champion after scoring a first-round knockout victory over Robbie Lawler. Since winning the title Woodley has expressed his interest in having a “big money fight” for his first title defense. “The Chosen One” is hoping to...

Aug 28, 2016 12:41 pm

Pros react to Paige VanZant’s switch kick KO victory over Bec Rawlings

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant scored a beautiful second-round KO victory over Bec Rawlings on the main card of last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. “PVZ” was able to land a switch kick to the head of Bec, which sent Rawlings crashing to the canvas. Here is how the MMA...

Aug 28, 2016 12:07 pm

VIDEO | Paige VanZant talks about her KO victory over Bec Rawlings

UFC strawweight star Paige VanZant scored a beautiful second-round KO victory over Bec Rawlings at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Paige was able to land a switch kick to the head of Rawlings that sent her crashing to the canvas. “PVZ” discussed her big win backstage and stated...

Aug 28, 2016 6:49 am

MMA community reacts to Demian Maia’s submission win over Carlos Condit

In the main event of UFC on Fox 21 in Vancouver, Demian Maia kept his win streak going as he submitted Carlos Condit with a rear naked choke in the very first round. Below are some of the best reactions to Maia’s win: Damian Maia is the real https://t.co/RsUPBd4xtC — Al Iaquinta (@ALIAQUINTA) August 28,...

Aug 26, 2016 2:20 pm

Carlos Condit confident he can avenge loss to Tyron Woodley

It didn’t take newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley long to begin calling out fighters for his first potential title defense. Woodley shut down welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson on the post-fight show, where Woodley also called out Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz. With that being said, welterweight veteran Carlos Condit, who makes his...

Aug 26, 2016 3:14 am

Dana White: Rousey’s return will be bigger than McGregor vs. Diaz

This week, the UFC released the PPV ratings for UFC 202, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. The PPV ranked as the 3rd biggest PPV event in UFC history, behind UFC 100, and UFC 196, where McGregor and Diaz had their initial meeting inside the Octagon. Despite the fact...