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Jul 19, 2016 8:44 am

Daniel Cormier reflects on how Jon Jones rivalry changed him

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been scheduled to fight 4 times now. Despite that, the pair have only actually ended up fighting once. When they met inside the Octagon, Jones won the fight in convincing fashion, defeating Cormier via unanimous decision. In the wake of their cancelled UFC 200 bout, Cormier knows he needs...

Jul 16, 2016 2:06 pm

Chael Sonnen rips Brock Lesnar for failed drug test

This week, news surfaced that former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, had failed a pre-UFC 200 drug test. Immediately, the MMA community began ripping Lesnar to shreds over the “potential anti-doping violation” with his UFC 200 opponent, Mark Hunt even going as far as to demand 100% of Lesnar’s purse for the event. Former UFC...

Jul 16, 2016 8:43 am

USADA gives details on Brock Lesnar’s other drug tests

Despite the UFC waiving the mandatory 4 month transitionary period for fighters coming out of retirement, during which they are subject to random USADA drug testing, USADA managed to test Brock Lesnar 6 times in 1 month leading up to his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Saturday morning, USADA spokesman Ryan Madden revealed to...

Jul 16, 2016 8:22 am

WWE releases statement on Brock Lesnar’s potential anti-doping violation

Brock Lesnar may not be facing backlash from just the MMA community in the wake of his “potential anti-doping violation”. The former UFC champion failed an out-of-competition drug test in June, which wasn’t announced until post-UFC 200. This likely could complicate things with Lesnar’s other employers, the WWE. In addition to repercussions from the NSAC,...


Jul 15, 2016 10:03 am

Michael Bisping explains why he wants to fight Dan Henderson

Immediately following UFC 200 on Saturday night, UFC President Dana White appeared on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show, where he announced that Michael Bisping’s first title defense will likely be against Dan Henderson in Manchester, England. The MMA community was split in two over the bout, with some excited to see if Bisping could...

Jul 14, 2016 10:26 am

Rashad Evans questions Jon Jones’ legacy following USADA violation

Prior to UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the card just 2 days before fight night after being notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Jones returned to Albuquerque New Mexico to be with him family, while preparing for his hearing with the NSAC. In the wake of the...

Jul 14, 2016 10:20 am

Conor McGregor & Holly Holm win big at ESPY Awards

Wednesday night, ESPN held their annual ‘ESPY Awards’ show. Up for nomination from the UFC were UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm, and UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. McGregor took home the award for ‘Best Fighter’, beating out Robbie Lawler, Gennady Golovkin, Canelo Alvarez, and Roman Gonzalez. Unfortunately for...

Jul 14, 2016 10:11 am

Tony Ferguson eyes big fight after winning 8 in a row

Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson picked up his 8th win in a row as he defeated Lando Vannata via 2nd round submission. The fight was an impressive one for Vannata, who took the fight on short notice after Michael Chiesa withdrew from the bout. Now, Ferguson is ready...

Jul 13, 2016 12:37 pm

Ronda Rousey to get immediate title shot upon return to the Octagon

The UFC women’s bantamweight title has been playing hot potato ever since the dominant women’s champion, Ronda Rousey was knocked from the top by Holly Holm’s head kick at UFC 193. In Holm’s first defense, she was submitted by Miesha Tate in the fifth round at UFC 196. Tate also failed to defend the title...

Jul 9, 2016 11:33 pm

VIDEO | Dana White announces Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson

Following a historic night of fights at UFC 200, UFC President Dana White revealed on Fox Sports that Michael Bisping would fight Dan Henderson for his first middleweight title defense. White gave no immediate word on when the bout would take place, however he did reveal that the UFC is looking into setting up the...

Jul 9, 2016 10:42 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier fight day video diary

IT'S FIGHT DAY! @DC_MMA checks in before he meets @SpiderAnderson tonight #UFC200 @PROcast @MetroPCS #CloserThanEverhttps://t.co/cQBRgdJwom — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 9, 2016 With just hours to go until Daniel Cormier steps into the Octagon against Anderson Silva on the main card of UFC 200, the light heavyweight champ has released yet another video diary...

Jul 9, 2016 9:37 am

Claudia Gadelha on Joanna Jedrzejczyk rivalry: “It’s not done”

Friday night in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the UFC women’s strawweight championship. Jedrzejczyk was able to weather the early storm from Gadelha, and ultimately win via unanimous decision, retaining her strawweight championship in the process. Following the bout,...

Jul 9, 2016 8:55 am

VIDEO | Doo Ho Choi picks up 30 second knockout win

WOW. Another 1st round KO for Doo Ho Choi! Right straights do not get prettier than that. #TUFFinale https://t.co/uk6fKrL4TK — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 9, 2016 Friday evening in Las Vegas, ‘The Korean Superbly’ Doo Ho Choi continued his unbeaten UFC streak as he knocked out Thiago Tavares on the main card of the...

Jul 8, 2016 12:51 pm

Rafael dos Anjos calls for rematch with Eddie Alvarez

Thursday night in Las Vegas, yet another UFC title changed hands as Eddie Alvarez defeated Rafael dos Anjos via 1st round TKO. The win was an impressive one for Alvarez, who managed to get the win without sustaining any major damage. Following the fight, dos Anjos spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss the fight, and his...

Jul 8, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier reacts to fighting Anderson Silva

Late last night @DC_MMA reacted to learning he's fighting @SpiderAnderson #UFC200 @PROcast @MetroPCS #CloserThanEverhttps://t.co/fy0qHrZn7Q — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 8, 2016 By now the MMA world knows that former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will be stepping in on short notice to fight light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated matchup on the...

Jul 6, 2016 10:27 pm

Dana White on Jon Jones: “There’s no telling what’s next”

With just days to go until his UFC 200 headlining bout against Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones was notified of a potential anti-doping violation, and was subsequently pulled from the fight. UFC President Dana white was quick to reveal that the fight was off, and Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt was now the main event for...

Jul 5, 2016 9:06 am

Frankie Edgar predicts finish over Jose Aldo

In less than a week at UFC 200, Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the interim UFC featherweight championship. The fight will earn the winner a crack at UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who fights Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202. The fight...

Jul 1, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier shows off striking combinations for Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier will face the toughest test of his MMA career on July 9th when he enters the Octagon to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 200 for a highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. Cormier lost the pair’s first meeting in 2015 via unanimous decision, however rebounded to...

Jun 30, 2016 11:25 am

VIDEO | Part 1 of Team Conor McGregor vs. Team Ronda Rousey challenge

Did you see the Bud Light commercial for the fighter’s challenge between UFC athletes including Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Anthony Johnson, Cain Velasquez, John Dodson, and Cat Zingano? Here’s a closer look at what the challenge is all about as two teams compete for the “Bud Light Living” championship belt. Get some behind the scenes...

Jun 28, 2016 7:38 pm

Sage Northcutt says first professional loss was “a fluke deal”

Back in January, Sage Northcutt squared off against Bryan Barbarena, who stepped in on short notice. Northcutt lost the bout, being submitted via Von Flue Choke in the 2nd round, putting an end to his undefeated streak. Now, ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Enrique Marin in less than two weeks, Northcutt believes that...

Jun 25, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “I know I can knock Robbie Lawler out”

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson put the welterweight division on notice earlier this month when he picked up a unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald in Ottawa, Canada. The win was an extremely impressive one for Thompson, who picked apart MacDonald, stuffed several takedowns, and fought out of a few submissions, over the course of the fight....

Jun 24, 2016 10:07 pm

Mickey Gall: I’ll finish CM Punk in one round

Its been over a year since CM Punk announced that he would be transitioning to MMA and entering the Octagon. Now, with Punk’s UFC debut finally set for UFC 203 in Cleveland on September 10th, the MMA world has been asking many questions in regards to how he will do. Gall spoke to Fox Sports...

Jun 24, 2016 10:28 am

Jon Jones says he prefers to fight like Floyd Mayweather, a winner, not an entertainer

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones won the interim title over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 convincingly. However, after going five rounds with Saint Preux, who came in on short notice, many were quick to criticize Jones’ performance in the Octagon and wondered if he could have beaten the champion Daniel Cormier...

Jun 23, 2016 10:14 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant announces fight with Bec Rawling on SportsCenter

Thursday morning, popular UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant appeared on SportsCenter to announce her return to the Octagon following a stellar season on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. VanZant revealed that she would be fighting Bec Rawlings on August 27th at UFC on FOX 21. Rawlings will be riding a 2-fight win streak into the...

Jun 23, 2016 8:00 am

Paige VanZant officially returns to the Octagon in August

Good news for top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant! It appears as though ’12 Gauge’ will get her wish, and will be making her Octagon return sooner rather than later. Following her appearance on season 22 of ABC’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ VanZant expressed her desire to return to the Octagon soon given that...

Jun 21, 2016 11:00 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov goes off on Rafael dos Anjos

While Khabib Nurmagomedov may have no intentions of fighting during Ramadan, ‘The Eagle’ isn’t ready to let UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos forget about their fight in 2014 in which Nurmagomedov defeated dos Anjos via decision. The pair often exchange verbal jabs through interviews, however there has been no word yet as to what...

Jun 21, 2016 4:11 pm

Dana White fires back at Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone regarding his pay complaint

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is one of the most active and exciting fighters that you see in the UFC. After his impressive performance at UFC Fight Night 89 where he put Patrick Cote away in the third round of their welterweight bout, “Cowboy” made a comment during the post-fight press conference about his pay. ‚ÄúThat all...