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Feb 4, 2016 8:15 am

UPDATES! BJ Penn, Alexander Gustafsson, Yoel Romero, and John Dodson

With the UFC’s packed schedule it’s easy to get left behind in the ever changing world of MMA news. Ariel Helwani joined ‘UFC Tonight’ to give updates on just what’s going on with several top-ranked fighters. In the video above you can get updates on the following situations: First up is our namesake BJ Penn,...

Feb 4, 2016 8:08 am

WATCH! Fabricio Werdum talks UFC 196, timetable for return, and more!

As many know, this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ fight card on Fox Sports 1 was initially UFC 196. The event was supposed to be headlined by Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez as they compete for the UFC heavyweight championship. Ultimately however injuries forced Velasquez, and then Werdum as well, off the card....

Feb 4, 2016 7:47 am

WATCH! Top 5 ‘Hendricks vs. Thompson’ media day moments

Yesterday the ‘Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ media day went down in Las Vegas. There are several high-profile bouts on the card including Mickey Gall vs. Mike Jackson which goes down on the UFC Fight Pass Prelims. If Gall wins, he will then get to fight CM Punk at UFC 200. In the co-main event...

Feb 4, 2016 1:31 am

Tim Means flagged for ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’ and out of fight with Donald Cerrone

Another UFC veteran has been flagged by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). UFC welterweight Tim Means has been flagged by USADA for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” from an out of competition drug testing. Means was scheduled to welcome former lightweight title contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone to the welterweight division at UFC Fight Night...

Feb 3, 2016 5:07 pm

FIRST LOOK! Official UFC 196 poster

At the UFC 196 press conference, Conor McGregor wasn’t too pleased with the promotional poster that was used. The poster in question showed McGregor standing behind dos Anjos, and didn’t include McGregor’s featherweight title belt. Of course McGregor’s title belt wasn’t included because his featherweight championship wasn’t on the line in the fight due to...

Feb 3, 2016 4:05 pm

WATCH! Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman II official for UFC 199

.@katienolan with another scoop! @LukeRockhold will rematch @ChrisWeidmanUFC in June #GTLive https://t.co/FPRrmAP9og — Garbage Time (@GarbageTime) February 3, 2016 There has been much speculation as to whether or not Chris Weidman would get an immediate rematch against Luke Rockhold after losing via 4th round TKO at UFC 194. With Yoel Romero’s failed drug test it...

Feb 3, 2016 1:56 pm

Video: Urijah Faber almost got killed by mafia! Hillarious – Faber explains

There has been many a great story tellers in our time but none as vividly explained with enthusiasm and great detail like Urijah Faber. Faber attempts to relive that fateful night that started out with a friendly night of dancing ending in what sounds like a tragic night of fun with a twist. The alley...

Feb 3, 2016 1:29 pm

LOL! Sage Northcutt as optimistic as ever following first loss

[ooyala code=”g0aWZuMDE6V0Hobs2ZSbc0frCK0qFpb_” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”3840″ height=”2160″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] This past Saturday at UFC on FOX 18 Sage Northcutt suffered the first loss of his professional career. Northcutt fought Bryan Barberena, who was a late fill-in for Andrew Holbrook. Barberena picked up a 2nd round submission win over Northcutt, which lead many to criticize Northcutt for what...

Feb 3, 2016 12:58 pm

Cain Velasquez: Surgury complete, says he can train 100 percent in five weeks

Looks like Cain Velasquez of AKA is on the road to recovery after a successful surgery for a sciatic nerve. The former champ has a time table of a little over a month before he can get back into to training for his title rematch with Fabricio Werdum. Here’s his released statement via Facebook: “I...

Feb 3, 2016 12:40 pm

WATCH! Georges St. Pierre shows off crazy athleticism during gymnastics

[ooyala code=”h2ZGZuMDE6NG9wxqzjBmH84aIt3U75yR” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”3840″ height=”2160″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] There has been much speculation as to when, or if, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre will return to the UFC. While UFC President Dana White doesn’t believe that ‘Rush’ will return to the Octagon any time soon, the former welterweight kingpin has managed to stay fit,...

Feb 3, 2016 12:10 pm

Bryan Barberena pissed off with Sage Northcutt and his excuses for losing

We said it in our piece featuring Sage Northcutt talking about his loss to Bryan Barberena at UFC on FOX 18. Many people do not like to hear excuses on why a fighter lost. No other person in the world should be more upset about excuses than the competitor that beat the fighter trying to...

Feb 3, 2016 11:59 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Winkeljohn talks coaching strategy, Holm’s win, and more!

Famed MMA coach Mike Winkeljohn was nominated for ‘MMA Coach of the Year’ for the Fighter’s Only World MMA Awards. The awards show goes down February 5th from The Venetian in Las Vegas, and ahead of the show we took the opportunity to talk with Coach Winkeljohn to get some insight into the mind of...

Feb 3, 2016 11:47 am

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan says Ronda Rousey ‘could still box with anybody in the world’

It has been made apparent that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has not watched her fight against Holly Holm yet. According to her coach Edmond Tarverdyan, she may never watch her own knockout loss. Tarverdyan spoke with ESPN recently on his critics and their gameplan versus pride in their match with Holly Holm...

Feb 3, 2016 11:06 am

WATCH! Bellator special on Fedor Emelianenko and King Mo hinting on a potential match?

Bellator recently released a highlight of Fedor Emelianenko and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal’s fights at the RIZIN New Year’s Eve card. Fedor came out of retirement to fight for the first time in over three years against a much bigger opponent, Jaideep Singh. Although Singh was much bigger, the kickboxer was relatively unknown to the...

Feb 3, 2016 9:58 am

Canelo Alvarez versus Amir Khan boxing match booked For May 7

Boxing fans were given an exciting fight announcement on Tuesday. Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) will be taking on Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on May 7 likely in the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. “As the middleweight champion of the world, I will take on the best fighters in the sport, and...

Feb 3, 2016 9:27 am

WATCH! Jon Jones picks Conor McGregor vs. Rafael dos Anjos winner

On March 5th at UFC 196 Rafael dos Anjos puts his UFC lightweight championship on the line as Conor McGregor moves up to lightweight for his first fight. Ahead of the fight, many fans and fighters are split down the middle when it comes to who will win the highly anticipated scrap. In the video...

Feb 3, 2016 9:06 am

UFC on FOX 18 ratings are in

This past Saturday UFC on FOX 18 went down from the Prudential Center in Newark New Jersey. The preliminary card was headlined by Tarec Saffiedine vs. Jake Ellenberger which saw Saffiedine return to the win column and pick up a unanimous decision win. The main card featured several high profile bouts. First we saw Bryan...

Feb 3, 2016 8:42 am

Luke Rockhold: “It would be an honor” to beat up Anderson Silva

Luke Rockhold is coming off of a TKO win over Chris Weidman back at UFC 194, and while he currently has no opponent for his first title defense, many are expecting the UFC to give Chris Weidman an immediate rematch for the title. On the main card of UFC 194 Yoel Romero also defeated Jacare...

Feb 3, 2016 8:40 am

Floyd “Money” Mayweather: Thank You for Flying Air Mayweather

Enter the world of one of the richest combat sport fighters of all time. If people say money cant by happiness, they haven’t seen the smile on the happy and wealthy Mayweather’s face as he’s flying ‘Air Mayweather’ in this twitter post. What do you think? Would you fly the “Mayweather skies?”

Feb 3, 2016 8:31 am

On This Day: Frank Mir Submits Brock Lesnar

On this day in MMA history we have one of the most iconic submissions in UFC history. Eight years ago At UFC 81 Frank Mir welcomed Brock Lesnar to the UFC and handed him the first loss of his career as he submitted Lesnar in the very 1st round with a kneebar. The win made...

Feb 3, 2016 7:39 am

UFC 196 Video Preview: dos Anjos vs. McGregor – Main Event

Need to be reminded why UFC 196 might be the biggest event this year so far? The UFC put together this well made video to get you pumped up for the super-fight of the year. Will we see the first simultaneous two division champ in the UFC?

Feb 3, 2016 2:23 am

Big changes come as CSAC bans pre-fight dehydration weight cutting and IVs

The world of combat sports is changing for the betterment of fighter safety as the California State Athletic Commission announced on Tuesday the newly placed rules to combat dangerous weight cutting and dehydration. The move comes shortly after the ONC FC promotion announced their implementation of a new weigh-in system. ONE FC has urged fellow...

Feb 3, 2016 1:23 am

Bellator’s Scott Coker says they will ‘buy the free agents from the top down’

Recent news of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson making his way over to the Bellator MMA promotion has been buzzing in the MMA community. Bellator MMA President Scott Coker spoke recently on the MMA Hour about their recent acquisition and what will be next for the growing MMA promotion (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “I...