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Jul 14, 2016 11:54 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis tricks and kicks brother Sergio below the belt

Brotherly love runs deep with Anthony and Sergio Pettis. Although the Pettis brothers are very close, the two UFC veterans surely have had their moments of disparity growing up. In this case, it was just big brother Anthony simply playing a painful trick on younger brother Sergio. Check out this classic Throwback Thursday clip of...

Jul 13, 2016 1:41 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor celebrates birthday early during UFC 200 festivities

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor turns 28-years-old on Thursday. However, that didn’t stop the cake and celebration from being handed over to him during the UFC 200 festivities in Las Vegas, Nevada over the weekend. If you’re wondering if “The Notorious” indulged in cake and drinks for his celebration, McGregor previously said that he has...

Jul 11, 2016 10:37 am

MMA community reacts to the sale of the UFC

A new chapter in the book of sports started on Monday when the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale and the MMA community reacted in different ways. Here is...

Jul 11, 2016 9:52 am

Official statement released on the sale of the UFC to WME | IMG

On Monday, the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Full statement from the UFC: BEVERLY HILLS, CA (July 11, 2016) – WME | IMG today announced the acquisition of UFC, the world’s premier professional mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. A global leader...


Jul 9, 2016 11:23 pm

UFC 200 Bonus Report

UFC 200 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 200 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 200’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Amanda Nunes for her...

Jul 5, 2016 9:43 am

Boxing champion trashes Conor McGregor with a tweet and delete

On Monday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor released some exclusive footage of his training for his rematch with Nate Diaz scheduled for UFC 202. In the video, McGregor showcased his sparring session with former boxing champion Chris Van Heerden and apparently edited the video to show himself getting the better of Van Heerden in training....

Jun 29, 2016 12:06 pm

Report: Valerie Letourneau working with Reebok to address wardrobe malfunction

Valerie Letourneau experienced some wardrobe malfunctions in her last fight with Joanne Calderwood that may or may not have been a factor in her TKO loss at UFC Fight Night 89. Letourneau said her odd reactions to being hit in the chest by Calderwood were because she was experiencing wardrobe malfunctions with her Reebok uniform....

Jun 29, 2016 11:09 am

Sage Northcutt signs with Reebok, gets immediately criticized

Rising UFC star Sage Northcutt announced on Wednesday that he has signed a deal with Reebok. Northcutt joins other star athletes from the UFC including Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey and Chris Weidman who have inked personal endorsements with Reebok that go beyond the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC. Northcutt said in his post on...

Jun 29, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen breaks down Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II

At UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship on arguably the biggest fight card in UFC history. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community seems to be split down the middle in regards to who will win the fight. While Jones is...

Jun 29, 2016 9:32 am

Jon Jones: Loss in rematch is “major blow” to Daniel Cormier’s legacy

On July 9th, in the main event of UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in one of the most highly anticipated rematches in UFC history for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. While Jones, the youngest UFC champion in history, is looking to reclaim the belt he never lost inside the Octagon,...

Jun 28, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz beats Nick Diaz in triathlon despite move up in weight

#nickdiaz #triathlon #xterra #tahoe #finishline #mma #boxing #jiujitsu #run #bike #swim A video posted by Diazbrothers209 (@diazbrothers209) on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:09pm PDT Despite Nate Diaz’s size that he has put on ahead of his welterweight rematch with Conor McGregor, the Stockton native that usually fights at lightweight is in fantastic shape. The Diaz...

Jun 28, 2016 8:58 am

TJ Dillashaw fires back: Urijah Faber “crossed the line”

The feud between Urijah Faber and his former protege TJ Dillashaw has continued, despite the fact that they won’t be fighting any time soon. On the heels of Faber’s trilogy fight with nemesis Dominick Cruz in the co-main event of UFC 199, TJ Dillashaw was asked about his thoughts on that scrap, as well as...

Jun 27, 2016 1:38 pm

BJ Penn and USADA come to agreement on suspension term for IV violation

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) released a statement on Monday addressing the suspension terms for BJ Penn for his admitted IV violation. USADA’s statement: USADA announced today that Jay Dee (“BJ”) Penn of Hilo, Hawaii, an athlete in the UFC, has accepted a 6-month sanction for an anti-doping policy violation for his use of a...

Jun 26, 2016 9:13 pm

BJ Penn calls Georges St-Pierre out for a fight at 155 pounds

After hearing Georges St-Pierre tell Ariel Helwani on a recent episode of “The MMA Hour” that he could easily fight at lightweight, our namesake, BJ Penn took to twitter to cordially ask “Rush” for another fight in the Octagon. Penn tweeted, “Hey @GeorgesStPierre if you can make 155 easily, I’m free in November and would...

Jun 25, 2016 11:25 am

Ronda Rousey reportedly “putting in work” at acting school in L.A.

It’s now been nearly 8 months since former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was knocked out cold by Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193. Since then there has been much speculation as to whether or not Rousey would ever return to the Octagon given that she regularly receives offers to star...

Jun 25, 2016 9:22 am

Michael Bisping blasts middleweight title contenders

Since Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, he has found himself being called out by nearly everyone in the top 5 of the UFC’s middleweight division. Bisping has done his best to respond to all of the challenges, pointing out that Luke...

Jun 24, 2016 11:14 am

Nick Diaz wants to fight Michael Bisping, but not for the UFC middleweight title?

Another name has dropped on the list of opponents for the new UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Bisping opened up on his radio SiriusXM show “The Countdown” about recently hanging out with another big UFC draw that has been out of the loop with a suspension, but will be eligible to fight again in August....

Jun 23, 2016 9:51 pm

Paige VanZant turns down WWE offer

Top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant announced Thursday morning on SportsCenter that she would be returning to the Octagon in August to fight Bec Rawlings. Prior to that however, VanZant was offered an opportunity to do an appearance in the ring at a WWE event. In addition, VanZant was offered an opportunity to appear...

Jun 23, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | #TBT Nate Diaz on CM Punk: ‘F**k him’

With the UFC’s official announcement of Phil “CM Punk” Brooks set to fight Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in Cleveland, we take a look back at the now prize fighting Nate Diaz in his interview talking about the UFC signing the former WWE superstar. When CM Punk first signed with the UFC back in 2014,...

Jun 23, 2016 10:38 am

Lorenzo Fertitta accepts new job outside of MMA

While the MMA community is still buzzing with rumors about the UFC’s potential sale, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta is now in a 5-year contract with Red Rock, earning him $500,000 per year according to PR Newswire. Prior to the deal, Fertitta was already a Red Rock Vice President, and on the board of directors. This...

Jun 23, 2016 10:02 am

VIDEO | Dana White nearly faints during TUF 23 coaches challenge

The coaches challenge on season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter took an unexpected turn when UFC President Dana White upped the stakes by getting involved. Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had to shoot targets, when the bullseye on the target was hit, the opposing coach was dropped from a platform into a giant tub of...

Jun 23, 2016 8:15 am

Dwayne Johnson considered MMA career

Former WWE champion, Hollywood actor, and former collegiate defensive lineman Dwayne Johnson has an extremely impressive resume in regards to his accomplishments. At one point in time, Johnson considered adding ‘UFC fighter’ to the list. During a recent appearance on the first episode of UFC Unfiltered, Johnson revealed that about a decade ago he considered...

Jun 22, 2016 9:16 am

Miesha Tate eyes future fight with Cris Cyborg

At UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut against Leslie Smith. The fight was a short one, with Cyborg getting the TKO win over Smith in the 1st round. Following the win, Cyborg expressed her interest in going back to Invicta to defend her...

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 4:04 pm

Dana White blasts fans criticizing Stephen Thompson vs. Rory MacDonald fight

This past weekend, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and Rory MacDonald squared off in a highly anticipated matchup of welterweight contenders for a title shot against the winner of Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley. The fight, which went the full 5 rounds, was an extremely technical matchup between two of the best strikers in the welterweight division....

Jun 21, 2016 9:49 am

Fabio Maldonado’s team to appeal loss to Fedor Emelianenko

Last Friday in Russia, former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado put on an incredible performance against MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko. Unfortunately for Maldonado, the performance wasn’t enough to win him the fight, as he lost via majority decision. Maldonado came out of the gate strong as he had Emelianenko rocked and nearly finished for almost...