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Feb 5, 2016 11:34 am

WATCH LOL! Mark Hunt versus Frank Mir in a UFC compliment war!

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt and Frank Mir are set to square off in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 85 in Australia. Hunt is coming off a first-round TKO over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and is looking to continue his winning ways with a tough task ahead of him with the former UFC heavyweight champion Frank...

Feb 5, 2016 11:10 am

Coach explains why Alexander Gustafsson is back at Alliance MMA

Alexander Gustafsson currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon, however in the wake of his controversial split decision loss to Daniel Cormier back at UFC 192, Gustafsson is back training at Alliance MMA in California under Eric Del Fierro. With Anthony Johnson’s recent win over Ryan Bader this past weekend in New Jersey...

Feb 5, 2016 10:49 am

WATCH #FBF! Daniel Cormier manhandles wrestling opponent and spanks him for good measure

Check out UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in Flashback Friday video that will give you a laugh. Cormier, a former NCAA Division 1 wrestler showcased his wrestling skills in Real Pro Wrestling before making his transition to MMA and ultimately becoming the UFC light heavyweight champion. Cormier talked about the time with Real Pro...

Feb 5, 2016 10:16 am

WATCH! Rafael dos Anjos training for fight with Conor McGregor

Rafael dos Anjos’ UFC 196 title defense against Conor McGregor is rapidly approaching. The fight will be McGregor’s first at lightweight inside the Octagon, and with a win could see McGregor put in the UFC record books as the 3rd man to hold title belts in two weight classes. Ahead of the fight McGregor has...

Feb 5, 2016 9:40 am

Benson Henderson: ‘The UFC can sit there and promise you the moon’

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has had a lot more than just fans buzzing about his choice to leave the UFC and sign to fight with Bellator MMA. Now being a former UFC fighter, current UFC veterans have been trying to get as much information from “Smooth” on how his negotiations went down from...

Feb 5, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson was unaware fight with Johny Hendricks was 5 rounds

When Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson signed the initial contract to fight Johny Hendricks at UFC 196 the fight was scheduled for 3 rounds and was to serve as the co-main event. Last month Cain Velasquez withdrew from his main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum due to a back injury. The UFC replaced Velasquez with Stipe Miocic,...

Feb 5, 2016 9:10 am

WATCH! Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald in EA Sports UFC 2

In July of 2015 at UFC 189 Robbie Lawler looked to make his first title defense since winning the UFC welterweight championship from Johny Hendricks. In his way however was Rory MacDonald, who had waited quite a long time to get his crack at the welterweight championship. Right from the opening bell, Lawler vs. MacDonald...

Feb 5, 2016 8:28 am

Laila Ali predicts Holly Holm will do “worse” to Ronda Rousey in rematch

Going into UFC 193 Holly Holm had the full support of the boxing community. Holm vs. Rousey was expected to be a classic style vs. style matchup that saw Rousey attempting to take the fight to the ground while Holm attempted to keep it standing. Instead Rousey came out looking to strike with Holm, which...

Feb 5, 2016 8:11 am

Free Fight: Stephen Thompson makes impressive UFC debut

This Saturday Stephen Thompson will face the toughest test of his career as he meets Johny Hendricks in the main event of ‘UFC FN: 82’. Thompson is riding an impressive 5-fight win streak into his fight with Hendricks, and a win over the former welterweight champion would certainly put him in title talks. Hendricks on...

Feb 5, 2016 8:05 am

Joe Rogan calls for instant penalty for eye pokes and groin shots

The question of how to prevent unintentional eye pokes inside the cage is something that has been discussed for quite some time, however has never really been answered. Bellator MMA designed a special pair of gloves which leave a fighter unable to fully extend their fingers, minimizing the number of unintentional eye pokes caused by...

Feb 5, 2016 7:55 am

Fabricio Werdum reveals shocking detail about his UFC 188 fight

Fabricio Werdum has found himself being criticized quite a bit recently after withdrawing from his UFC 196 scrap with fill-in opponent Stipe Miocic. Miocic was offered the fight after Cain Velasquez withdrew from the bout due to a back injury. Shortly after Miocic accepted the fight however, Werdum withdrew from the bout with a back...

Feb 5, 2016 7:49 am

Chuck Liddell open to training Ronda Rousey

Since Ronda Rousey lost to Holly Holm at UFC 193 via head kick KO many have criticized Rousey’s head coach Edmon Tarverdyan. Tarverdyan caught criticism for what many believed was giving Rousey a false sense of confidence in regards to her boxing, which ultimately lead to her attempting to strike with Holm, an elite level...

Feb 5, 2016 2:41 am

Early odds open up for Luke Rockhold versus Chris Weidman 2, surprised?

Betting odds have been released for the immediate rematch between new UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold versus former champion Chris Weidman. The middleweight contenders were in a bit of a mix up after Yoel Romero was flagged for a “a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Weidman had his prayers...

Feb 5, 2016 1:01 am

Dana White talking with Jose Aldo about featherweight title fight?

UFC President Dana White does what he wants and can change his mind at the drop of a dime. News coming from Brazil is giving Jose Aldo fans and supporters a lot to be happy about. ESPN Brazil spoke exclusively with White on Aldo’s next fight (via Google Translate). “I love Jose (Aldo). I’ll call...

Feb 4, 2016 2:43 pm

CM Punk: “I just do better in high-pressure situations”

While CM Punk may not have made his MMA debut yet, the stakes are high for the former WWE Champion. As we get closer and closer to Punk’s potential UFC 200 debut, we now know that if Mickey Gall defeats Mike Jackson this Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ he will be Punk’s...

Feb 4, 2016 2:34 pm

Max Holloway calls for fight with top 3 opponent

Max Holloway may still have his hand in a cast following his UFC 194 unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens. The win over Stephens gave Holloway his 8th straight win, and the most consecutive wins in the UFC featherweight division. With no immediate timetable for his return, Holloway is anxious to return to the Octagon...

Feb 4, 2016 1:01 pm

Chael Sonnen says he is a ‘huge supporter of Donald Trump’

Chael Sonnen has never been one to shy away from his words or his opinion. The retired UFC veteran spoke with FOX Sports on the topic of politics and how he feels Donald Trump has changed the game. “I’m a huge supporter of Trump,” Sonnen told FOX Sports. “When people talk about him, I hear...

Feb 4, 2016 12:54 pm

WATCH! Tim Means on failed drug test: “I’m not cutting corners”

Earlier this week it was revealed that Tim ‘Dirty Bird’ Means had been pulled from his ‘UFC Fight Night: 83’ main event bout with Donald Cerrone due to a potential anti-doping violation. Since then, the UFC has replaced Means with Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira, who will now fight Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in main event of UFC...

Feb 4, 2016 12:46 pm

WATCH! Stephen Thompson discusses Johny Hendricks fight with Frank Trigg

This Saturday in Las Vegas Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson faces the toughest test of his MMA career as he steps in the Octagon against former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Thompson is riding a 5-fight win streak into the bout that most recently saw him pick up a highlight reel KO win over Jake Ellenberger. Ahead...

Feb 4, 2016 12:39 pm

WATCH #TBT! 16-year-old Rory MacDonald’s second pro fight

Wow! Talk about a Throwback Thursday! Check out a very young Rory MacDonald in his second professional fight against Ken Tran at the KOTC – Anarchy event. The fight took place on Feb. 11, 2006, at The Station, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. Fellow UFC veteran Patrick Cote also fought in the main event. MacDonald...

Feb 4, 2016 12:22 pm

Dana White to Conor McGregor: “You’re right!”

At the UFC 196 press conference recently Conor McGregor wasn’t pleased with the fight poster for the event. McGregor expressed his dissatisfaction with the UFC’s poster department, saying he would have to go down there to have a conversation with whoever designed the fight poster. UFC President Dana White explained that the reason McGregor’s belt...

Feb 4, 2016 11:56 am

WATCH! MMA pioneer roasts Ronda Rousey and crushes hard on Holly Holm!

The world was shocked when Holly Holm knocked out Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 back in November. As a big underdog in the fight against the once thought unbeatable Rousey, Holm and her team at JacksonWink MMA proved to the world that Holly Holm was made of championship material. MMA legend and pioneer Don Frye...

Feb 4, 2016 11:44 am

On This Day: Carlos Condit defeats Nick Diaz, becomes interim champion

It was on this day 4 years ago that Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz fought for the UFC interim welterweight champion. The bout was set up after GSP withdrew from his UFC 143 bout with Diaz due to a torn ACL. The UFC ultimately replaced GSP with Condit, and made the bout an interim championship...

Feb 4, 2016 11:08 am

WATCH! Is Dana White afraid he will lose Ronda Rousey to acting?

UFC President Dana White appeared recently on FS1 talking with Katie Nolan about Ronda Rousey and her future. The former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has taken a break from fighting in the UFC and is currently in the middle of filming for upcoming Hollywood movies. White spoke with Nolan on Rousey and her acting career,...

Feb 4, 2016 10:47 am

Battle of the ‘Cowboys’ as Alex Oliveira accepts fight with Donald Cerrone

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was left without an opponent after his first scheduled fight in the UFC at welterweight with Tim Means hit a wall. The UFC announced on Wednesday that Means was flagged by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” from an out of competition drug testing. The UFC...

Feb 4, 2016 10:15 am

Jose Aldo randomly tested by USADA

While Jose Aldo currently doesn’t have a fight booked, that didn’t stop the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency from randomly drug testing the former champ this morning. Since his UFC 194 KO loss to Conor McGregor, Aldo has campaigned for an immediate rematch, telling the UFC that he will not accept any fight other than a rematch...