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May 16, 2016 12:49 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Holly Holm gets Jon Jones up way off his feet while grappling

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is a beast. Check out the 135-pound contender looking to get back UFC gold training with the current UFC light heavyweight interim champion Jon jones. Their wrestling coach Israel “Izzy” Martinez is there coaching both fighters in their training. In the video, Holm shows her strength as she...

May 12, 2016 10:30 am

Cole Miller’s statement on fighting BJ Penn

American Top Team’s Cole Miller is now officially set to face BJ Penn in a featherweight bout on June 4 in the UFC 199 event at The Forum in California. Miller stepped in with just over three weeks notice for the fight after Penn’s original opponent Dennis Siver pulled out after suffering an injury in...

May 10, 2016 10:54 am

Carlos Condit is a white belt?

It is really hard to believe that Carlos Condit is a white belt, according to traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu technical skills in the gi. With 13 submissions on his record, “The Natural Born Killer” has never trained in the gi, until now. Condit posted a statement on his Facebook page addressing his journey into the world...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...


May 10, 2016 8:25 am

Gunnar Nelson’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

While Conor McGregor has been pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th, a rematch with Diaz doesn’t appear to be far from the mind of Team McGregor. In the wake of Gunnar Nelson’s submission victory over Albert Tumenov this past weekend in Rotterdam, Nelson spoke to FOX Sports to make...

May 9, 2016 1:17 pm

Miesha Tate explains why Holly Holm’s manager is ‘an idiot’

Miesha Tate is a big fan of Holly Holm’s polite character and they have been friendly to one another even after Tate put Holm to sleep with a rear-naked choke at UFC 196. However, Tate revealed on Joe Rogan’s podcast last week that she has a problem with Tate’s manager Lenny Fresquez. “She’s so nice....

May 5, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier updates everyone on his injury

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was scheduled to fight former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197 last month. However, an injury pushed back Cormier’s rematch with Jones and now the two are set to fight in the main event of UFC 200. Cormier sat down with Jay and Dan on “FOX Sports Live” and...

May 4, 2016 11:29 am

PHOTO | Paige VanZant hits the beach in her bikini

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has been tearing up the dance floor on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” On this week’s episode, VanZant and dance partner Mark Ballas scored a perfect 30 and are looking like the couple to beat this season. While Paige has been busy practicing her dance routines for the show, she found...

May 4, 2016 9:12 am

Jon Jones’ bold prediction ahead of rematch with Daniel Cormier

On July 9th at UFC 200, fight fans will finally see the long awaited rematch between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight championship. This time however, Jones, who currently holds the UFC interim light heavyweight championship, will be coming into the fight as the challenger, while Cormier comes into the fight...

Apr 30, 2016 10:20 am

Fabricio Werdum trolls Cain Velasquez and Travis Browne on Instagram

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is never one to shy away from taunting or trolling his opponents. Ahead of his UFC 198 fight against Stipe Miocic on May 14th, Werdum took some time to taunt Cain Velasquez and Travis Browne, who are fighting at UFC 200 on July 9th. Ironically, Werdum has previously defeated both...

Apr 30, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha get into it on TUF set again

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha’s beef is a well known one that goes back to the pair’s first meeting in the Octagon at UFC on FOX 13 in 2014. Jedrzejczyk won the fight via split decision, with many believing that Gadelha should have won the fight. The win put Jedrzejczyk in position to fight for...

Apr 29, 2016 9:28 am

Rafael dos Anjos unimpressed with Khabib Nurmagomedov

While Rafael dos Anjos is currently the UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov holds a win over dos Anjos, something ‘The Eagle’ hasn’t been quick to let RDA forget. Nurmagomedov had been sidelined for two years before his return to the Octagon earlier this month at UFC on FOX 19, where he defeated UFC newcomer Darrell...

Apr 23, 2016 11:25 pm

Fighters react to Jon Jones successful return to the Octagon

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon as he defeated Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones was extremely critical of his performance, he is now the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, and will face Daniel Cormier...

Apr 23, 2016 11:03 pm

Dana White: Ovince Saint Preux broke his arm in Jon Jones fight

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision. While the fight was a rather lackluster one, Jones was awarded the unanimous decision win, and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. After the fight, Ovince Saint Preux revealed that he had hurt his arm at some...

Apr 23, 2016 10:16 am

Jon Jones recalls the exact moment he knew he needed to change

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is arguably one of, if not the greatest, MMA fighter of all time. Jones, who became the youngest UFC champion of all time at the age of 23 when he defeated Shogun Rua via submission at UFC 126, is now on a path to reclaim the UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 21, 2016 8:52 am

Jon Jones applauds Conor McGregor for standing up for what he believes in

After retiring from MMA and being pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations on Tuesday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor finally released a statement regarding the situation. McGregor explained that the issue between himself and the UFC was a result of him not wanting to take away from his training by...

Apr 20, 2016 10:19 am

Dana White: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar could be for the vacant title

While UFC President Dana White has announced that Conor McGregor will no longer be fighting at UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there has been some question as to whether or not he will remain the featherweight champion. McGregor announced on Twitter yesterday morning that he was retiring from MMA, which would...

Apr 16, 2016 7:49 pm

Twitter reacts to Glover Teixeira’s KO win over Rashad Evans

In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira showed his superhuman knockout power as he knocked Rashad Evans out cold in the 1st round of their headlining bout. Teixeira then proceeded to call out Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson for a #1 contender scrap. Immediately following the KO, fighters took to Twitter to react...

Apr 16, 2016 7:32 pm

Tony Ferguson unimpressed by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s win

On the main card of UFC on FOX 19, Khabib Nurmagomedov made his impressive return to the Octagon after two years away from the sport. ‘The Eagle’ faced UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher after Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson was forced out of the fight nearly a week before fight night. After Nurmagomedov’s win over Horcher, Ferguson...

Apr 16, 2016 7:27 pm

VIDEO | John Dodson blitzes Manny Gamburyan, wins via TKO

UFC Tampa Results:John Dodson def. Manny Gamburyan via TKO, at 0:47 of round 1 pic.twitter.com/sNyKOWrhrB — Combat Nation (@combatnationmma) April 16, 2016 On the UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card of UFC on FOX 19, John Dodson made his emphatic return to the UFC’s bantamweight division as he stopped Manny Gamburyan with strikes in under a...

Apr 16, 2016 7:05 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov dominates Darrell Horcher

It was a one sided beatdown as Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Darrell Horcher via 2nd round TKO on the main card of UFC on FOX 19. With tonight’s win, Nurmagomedov extended his professional MMA record to 24-0 after being sidelined for two years. The story of Nurmagomedov vs. Horcer. Slam, mount, smash! #UFCTampa https://t.co/cpCUFWw6Dv — FOX...

Apr 16, 2016 9:21 am

Jon Jones has bold prediction for rematch with Daniel Cormier

After New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York, it didn’t take long for the UFC to announce their inaugural event in The Empire State. The UFC revealed that its first event will be UFC 205 at the Madison Square Garden, and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta revealed the UFC’s...

Apr 15, 2016 10:58 pm

New details emerge regarding why Islam Makhachev failed drug test

News broke Friday afternoon that UFC on FOX 19 fighter Islam Makhachev had been pulled from his UFC on FOX 19 fight with Drew Dober after it was discovered that he had Meldonium in his system. The UFC issued a statement regarding the situation, which also revealed that Meldonium was only placed on the WADA...

Apr 15, 2016 9:00 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov makes case for a title shot

While Khabib Nurmagomedov has been away from the UFC for two years due to several injuries. With that being said, Nurmagomedov holds a win over current UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, and is 6-0 in the UFC. Ahead of his UFC on FOX 19 scrap against UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher, Nurmagomedov made his case...

Apr 15, 2016 8:38 am

Matt Brown sounds off on Lyoto Machida’s banned substance usage

Earlier this week news surfaced that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had been pulled from his upcoming UFC on FOX 19 scrap against Dan Henderson after admitting to using a banned substance during an out-of-competition drug test. While Dan Henderson was extremely pissed about the situation, Machida claimed that he was unaware that the substance...