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Nov 15, 2017 1:24 pm

Early Odds Released for Tyron Woodley vs Nate Diaz

With UFC 219 being one of the more problematic cards of the year, the UFC had to do something major. The wild news of Tyron Woodley possibly fighting Nate Diaz at UFC 219 comes right on the heels of the younger Diaz brother entering into training camp. Who knows if the fight actually gets done,...

Nov 15, 2017 1:22 pm

Opponent says former champ Germaine de Randamie has been sidelined with hand injury

It has not been an easy year for Germaine de Randamie. Though she began the year on a high note, beating Holly Holm to become the inaugural UFC women’s featherweight queen, she was then stripped of the title when she refused to defend her belt against the consensus best female featherweight alive, Cris “Cyborg” Justino....

Nov 15, 2017 8:25 am

Dan Hardy was not impressed by Conor McGregor’s apology

Conor McGregor has finally issued a real apology for the pandemonium he caused at last weekend’s Bellator 187 card in Dublin. See that apology below: I sincerely apologize for my behavior at last weekends fight event in Dublin. While trying to support a loyal teammate and friend, I let my emotions get the best of...

Nov 14, 2017 7:15 pm

Anderson Silva releases statement after being flagged by USADA

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was expected to headline this month’s UFC Fight Night event in Shanghai opposite Kelvin Gastelum on November 25. Unfortunately, “The Spider” was flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation on Friday and was subsequently removed from the card. Thankfully for fight fans, former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping,...

Nov 14, 2017 5:41 pm

Chris Weidman Not Confident Georges St-Pierre Defends the Middleweight Title

There is finally some movement going down in the middleweight division after being in a log jam. Robert Whittaker was able to capture an interim UFC middleweight title. After that, Georges St-Pierre swooped in out of nowhere and became the new champ after submitting Michael Bisping. Meanwhile, fighters like Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero are...

Nov 14, 2017 3:53 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Trolls Volkan Oezdemir with Young Jeezy

When @volkan_oezdemir says he’s gonna knock me out in the very 1st round smh #youngjeezy lol A post shared by Daniel “DC” Cormier (@dc_mma) on Nov 14, 2017 at 2:49pm PST It’s been known for awhile that Daniel Cormier will be fighting Volkan Oezdemir next. There hasn’t been a formal announcement yet, but it looks...

Nov 14, 2017 1:19 pm

Odds released for Conor McGregor vs Oscar De La Hoya

We once heard that a boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor would never happen. It came straight from Dana White’s mouth. Well, never say “never,” especially when it comes to Conor McGregor. Former boxing world champion and Olympic gold medalist Oscar De La Hoya made it very clear of his disdain for the...

Nov 14, 2017 12:46 pm

BREAKING | Nate Diaz Just Started Training Camp for a Fight

This has been one of the craziest months in the history of the UFC. Three titles just changed hands, huge fights are being ripped apart by injuries, Conor McGregor is running amok everywhere but the inside the UFC’s Octagon, and anything that can happen has been proven that it will happen. The latest piece of...

Nov 14, 2017 10:23 am

‘Rampage’ explains why he’d prefer not to fight Chael Sonnen and Fedor Emelianenko in Bellator GP

Bellator MMA finally has a plan in place to fill its vacant heavyweight throne. Throughout 2018, the organization will promote a heavyweight grand prix featuring eight of its premier heavyweights and light heavyweights in Frank Mir, Fedor Emelianenko, Matt Mitrione, Roy Nelson, Ryan Bader, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Chael Sonnen. Speaking...

Nov 14, 2017 10:17 am

Frankie Edgar Talks His ‘F-cking Bummer’ of an Injury and his Return

Max Holloway defending his new strap against Frankie Edgar is something everyone was waiting for. Somehow, amid the 11 fighters Holloway took out on his quest for the belt, he never ran into him. Unfortunately, as Edgar geared up for his third shot at the belt and his first fight with Holloway, an injured orbital...

Nov 14, 2017 10:01 am

BREAKING | Conor McGregor issues real apology for Bellator 187 incident

Last weekend, Bellator touched down in the MMA hotbed of Dublin, Ireland with Bellator 187. While the night included some memorable action, by far the biggest headline to emerge from it stemmed from UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s rushing the cage during teammate Charlie Ward’s fight with John Redmond. Believing his teammate had won by...

Nov 14, 2017 9:10 am

EXCLUSIVE | James Vick wishes their were more fighters like Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone

Back in October, established UFC welterweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone stepped into the cage with Darren Till, an up-and-coming fighter he knew very little about. After winning this fight via first-round knockout, Till immediately emerged as one of the welterweight division’s hottest contenders. Had Cowboy not accepted this fight with Till, it’s likely that Till...

Nov 14, 2017 8:03 am

Jimmie Rivera believes he knows why Dominick Cruz got injured

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has a long and unfortunate history of being forced out of fights with injuries. Earlier this month, the trend continued, as he was forced out of a planned UFC 219 scrap with Jimmie Rivera with yet another injury. Speaking to MMAJunkie this week, Rivera explained that, despite Cruz’s apparent...

Nov 14, 2017 7:22 am

Trash talking Colby Covington offers Tyron Woodley a reminder on social media

Surging welterweight contender Colby Covington has spent much of the last year talking trash about current welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. When Covington authored a career-best win over Demian Maia late last month, his verbal assault on Woodley picked up even more steam. On Monday, the trend continued, as Covington took to Instagram to offer Woodley...

Nov 14, 2017 5:55 am

Michael Bisping confirms retirement fight will occur in London

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 217, a 38-year-old Michael Bisping surrendered the UFC middleweight title to Georges St-Pierre, succumbing to a rear-naked choke after being dropped by a left hand. Though this title loss seemed like a cause for a bit of a vacation, Bisping surprisingly agreed to a quick turnaround,...

Nov 13, 2017 1:23 pm

Conor McGregor’s slated December return apparently nixed due to Bellator incident

It sounds like Conor McGregor’s Bellator incident will be costing the UFC, Tony Ferguson, and himself a lucrative Christmas. On Friday, the UFC lightweight champion brought a lot of eyes on the Bellator 187 event that took place in Dublin, Ireland. Following McGregor’s teammate, Charlie Ward knocking out opponent John Redmond, McGregor scaled the Bellator...

Nov 13, 2017 1:01 pm

Oscar De La Hoya has been “secretly training,” calls out Conor McGregor for fight

Retired boxer Oscar De La Hoya, who owns Golden Boy Promotions and promotes stars like Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, has had plenty to say about UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor of late. De La Hoya’s comments on McGregor reached a crescendo in the buildup to McGregor’s blockbuster boxing debut opposite Floyd Mayweather Jr. Now, it appears...

Nov 13, 2017 12:21 pm

Conor McGregor tweet and deletes explanation for Bellator incident with referee

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor brought a lot of attention to Bellator on Friday. “The Notorious” made a big scene in the Bellator cage after his teammate Charlie Ward knocked out opponent John Redmond at the end of the first round. McGregor, who was sitting cageside as a spectator scaled the cage and jumped in...

Nov 13, 2017 11:10 am

Max Holloway opens up on surprise rematch with Jose Aldo: “hopefully he kicks more”

Originally, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was expected to battle long-time contender Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 218 this December 2. Unfortunately, Edgar was forced out of this fight with an injury, which jumpstarted an immediate search for a replacement opponent. After a brief search and plenty of guesses as to who...

Nov 13, 2017 8:48 am

After KO of Diego Sanchez, Matt Brown gets called out for another fight

Last weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s action-packed stop in Norfolk, Virginia, Matt Brown stepped into the cage with Diego Sanchez for a bout that he suggested would probably be the last of his career. He won this bout with flying colors, putting Sanchez down with a violent elbow in the first round....

Nov 13, 2017 7:55 am

EXCLUSIVE | TJ Dillashaw considers Cody Garbrandt his “second best win”

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of UFC 217, TJ Dillashaw put months of trash talk to rest, authoring a second-round knockout of his arch rival Cody Garbrandt to reclaim the UFC bantamweight title Despite the massive stakes of this fight, however, Dillashaw does not consider it the biggest of his career. Instead, that...

Nov 13, 2017 6:52 am

Michael Bisping explains why he asked for short notice bout with Kelvin Gastelum

A little over a week removed from his submission loss to Georges St-Pierre – which was preceded by quite a bit of blunt force trauma – former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is already scheduled for another fight. Having stepped in to replace Anderson Silva, who was notified of a potential USADA violation, Bisping is...

Nov 13, 2017 6:03 am

ODDS | Former champ Michael Bisping opens as underdog against Kelvin Gastelum

If things had gone according to plan, the UFC’s November 26 debut in Shanghai, China, would have been headlined by a middleweight scrap between former champion Anderson Silva and dangerous contender Kelvin Gastelum. Regrettably, a potential USADA violation recently forced Silva out of this planned contest, leaving the UFC with mere weeks to find a...