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Oct 4, 2017 8:55 am

Mairbek Taisumov takes to Twitter to call out Edson Barboza

Mairbek Taisumov, one of the UFC’s fastest rising lightweight contenders, is hoping to set himself up with a big step up in competition. On Tuesday, the surging Russian knockout artist took to Twitter to call out long-time lightweight contender Edson Barboza. Tired of talking but the fans asked for this fight, I’m ready anytime! Are...

Oct 4, 2017 6:54 am

Frankie Edgar reacts to Max Holloway booking

Last night, a UFC 218 featherweight title fight between champ Max Holloway and challenger Frankie Edgar was made official, confirming earlier reports from BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor. Shortly after this fight was made official, the challenger Frankie Edgar took to Instagram with a quick reaction to the big news. In his post, Edgar chose to quote...

Oct 4, 2017 5:57 am

Kevin Lee goes off on Khabib Nurmagomedov, plots quick turnaround to fight him

Kevin Lee’s UFC 216 opponent is the streaking Tony Ferguson. While Ferguson is surely at the forefront of his focus, he’s also still finding opportunities to share his opinions on the lightweight division’s other top players. One the latest lightweights to find himself in Lee’s crosshairs was Dagestan’s Khabib Nurmagomedov. Lee went off on Nurmagomedov...

Oct 3, 2017 6:23 pm

Rafael dos Anjos Wants Tyron Woodley Not Kamaru Usman

Rafael dos Anjos’ run in the welterweight division much like his former opponent “Cowboy” Donald Cerrone. He’s taken out Tarec Saffiedine and Neil Magny, and he’s not even close to slowing down. Kamaru Usman was campaigning for a fight with dos Anjos after destroying Sergio Moraes at UFC Fight Night 116. However, dos Anjos is...

Oct 3, 2017 2:02 pm

Mike Perry discusses options for his next fight: Everybody goin’ to sleep

UFC welterweight Mike Perry is steadily climbing the UFC rankings after making his debut with the promotion last year. Now, with five fights in the UFC, “Platinum” spoke with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor about some potential fights and working his way to the top of the chain. Taylor asked Perry if we could expect to see...

Oct 3, 2017 2:00 pm

VIDEO | Fighter suffers nasty broken leg after throwing low kick at opponent

Broken bones in mixed martial arts happen from time to time. However, it’s rare to see a fighter break an opponent’s limb when holding a submission like when Frank Mir broke Tim Silvia’s arm at UFC 48 with an armbar. In the case of a broken arm or leg, it usually happens in a freak...

Oct 3, 2017 12:44 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson Makes Kevin Lee Squirm While Describing His Easy Diet

Fight week for fighters is a special kind of hell. You’re so close to the fight that you’ve prepared months for, but it’s just out of reach. You’re doing media, cameras are always around you, and worst of all, you’re cutting weight. Some fighters cut an obscene amount of weight. Conor McGregor went through a...

Oct 3, 2017 11:16 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey is Releasing a Line of Women’s Nutritional Supplements

Ronda Rousey may have been taken a break from MMA ― maybe even a full-on retirement this time ― but that doesn’t mean she’s not been doing anything. She was with Shayna Baszler every step of the way through the WWE’s Mae Young Classic tournament, she may be heading to WWE herself, and she was just married...

Oct 3, 2017 9:41 am

Fabricio Werdum ‘Has to Pay’ For Making Derrick Lewis Miss the McRib

Derrick Lewis has always had a love/hate relationship with training. His relationship with ribs on the other hand, has always been solid. The Black Beast has the biggest fight of his life coming up this weekend against dangerous heavyweight Fabricio Werdum. The perils aren’t lost on Lewis, who finally decided to change his diet leading...

Oct 3, 2017 8:44 am

Colby Covington has a wild prediction for his upcoming fight with Demian Maia

On October 28, the UFC will return to Brazil with UFC Fight Night 119. In the evening’s co-headliner, rising UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington will face the biggest test of his career thus far as he battles recent UFC welterweight title challenger Demian Maia. In advance of this fight, Covington is starting to embrace his...

Oct 3, 2017 8:07 am

Joe Rogan announces generous donation to Las Vegas victims fund

On Sunday, the world was rocked by a despicable attack in Las Vegas, which left more than 50 people dead and hundreds injured. Unsurprisingly, this terrible turn of events generated some compassionate responses from the Las Vegas based MMA community, including the UFC, who pledged a whopping $1 million to a fund for the families...

Oct 3, 2017 6:46 am

Alistair Overeem reveals the huge stakes of his fight with Francis Ngannou

On December 2, in one of the biggest fights on the UFC 218 bill, former Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will enter the cage with surging French contender Francis Ngannou. According to Overeem, who appeared on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, he’s been told by the UFC that he’ll get a...

Oct 3, 2017 6:00 am

Paulie Malignaggi trashes “p*ssy” Conor McGregor, challenges him to back up talk

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor climbed through the ropes for a boxing match with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Strangely, one of the biggest stories to emerge in the lead-up to this blockbuster battle was McGregor’s sizzling beef with boxer Paulie Malignaggi. Malignaggi was originally brought into McGregor’s camp as a sparring...

Oct 2, 2017 7:30 pm

A “devastated” Conor McGregor sends love to his adopted hometown of Las Vegas

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was “devastated” after hearing of the massacre that left at least 59 people dead and hundreds injured in his adopted hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada. The Irish superstar took to Instagram where he issued the following message sending love and prayers to the victims, families and everyone affected by the...

Oct 2, 2017 1:49 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor looking ready to throw punches in nightclub

Conor got so angry last night 😈 A post shared by Conor McGregor FanPage 🔹 (@mcgregorlifestyle) on Sep 30, 2017 at 3:19pm PDT Coming off the biggest payday of his career with the boxing match against Floyd Mayweather, it surely looks like Conor McGregor has just been on vacation mode. The current UFC lightweight champion...

Oct 2, 2017 12:05 pm

Volkan Oezdemir makes his prediction for fight with Daniel Cormier

Shortly after it was announced that Jon Jones had failed a drug test in the lead up to his UFC 214 defeat of Daniel Cormier, the fight was ruled a no contest, and Cormier was reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion. From there, Cormier took a few days to process this hectic turn of...

Oct 2, 2017 8:36 am

The MMA community reacts to terrible tragedy in Las Vegas

On Monday morning, the world was rocked by news of a sickening attack in Las Vegas, Nevada which left 50 people dead and upward of 400 injured. This tragedy generated reactions from many top fighters, many of whom have fought extensively in the combat sports hub of Las Vegas. My heart goes out to everyone...

Oct 2, 2017 8:18 am

Michael Johnson reacts to difficulty finding a featherweight opponent

Last month, long-time UFC lightweight contender Michael Johnson announced his intention to drop to the 145-pound featherweight division, where he hoped to find a fresh start. After sharing this news, Johnson began angling for a fight with former UFC featherweight champion and bona fide MMA great Jose Aldo. Unfortunately for him, Aldo was then linked...

Oct 2, 2017 7:10 am

Former champ Johny Hendricks announces move to Jackson-Wink MMA

It wasn’t all that long ago that Johny Hendricks stood out as the best welterweight alive. After coming up short in a hotly-debated split decision opposite Georges St-Pierre, he captured welterweight gold in a thrilling fight with Robbie Lawler, cementing himself as the true king of the welterweight division. Unfortunately, Hendricks then endured a quick...

Oct 1, 2017 1:48 pm

Rory MacDonald expresses his “disappointment” with Bellator MMA

Rory MacDonald has expressed some disappointment following his move from the UFC to Bellator MMA. The former UFC welterweight title challenger, MacDonald, signed with Bellator in August of 2016 and made his promotional debut this past May in London. “The Red King” would earn a second-round submission victory over feared knockout artist Paul Daley in...

Oct 1, 2017 12:12 pm

Douglas Lima has a bold prediction for his Bellator title fight with Rory MacDonald

On January 20, Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima will attempt to defend his crown opposite former UFC star Rory MacDonald. While this might just be the toughest test of Lima’s already impressive career, he’s got a bold prediction for how it all goes down. “I’ve been in Bellator for a long time. At the end...

Oct 1, 2017 8:34 am

Tyron Woodley explains why he respects Mike Perry more than any other welterweight contender

When UFC welterweight king Tyron Woodley looks over the jam-packed list of welterweight contenders, there’s one fighter on the list who has truly won his respect. That fighter is rising knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry. “The only guy that I respect who talks stuff about me is Mike Perry,” Woodley said on the Fight Strength Podcast this week (via MMAUno.com). “Mike...