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Sep 20, 2017 10:50 am

VIDEO | Ovince Saint Preux and Yushin Okami have their first staredown in Japan

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in the MMA hotspot of Japan with UFC Fight Night 117. Originally, the card was expected to be headlined by a light heavyweight scrap between PRIDE legend Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, and his former foil Ovince Saint Preux. Unfortunately, the injury bug enjoyed its latest feast at the expense...

Sep 20, 2017 10:08 am

Robert Whittaker Ready to ‘Crush’ Michael Bisping or Georges St-Pierre

Rising up slowly on the horizon is UFC’s biggest card of the year. UFC 217 will feature three title shots, headlined by Michael Bisping and the welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre, who’ll be making his return to challenge the middleweight throne. Orbiting just outside of all this, is Robert Whittaker. Ol’ Bobby Knuckles is on an...

Sep 20, 2017 7:55 am

BREAKING | Rory MacDonald is finally getting a Bellator title shot

When former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald joined the Bellator family in August of 2016, he was expected to get an immediate title shot. Instead, however, he was booked for a May 2017 scrap with British knockout artist Paul Daley. When MacDonald won this battle with Daley with a second-round submission, he seemed to...

Sep 20, 2017 7:37 am

Coach Javier Mendez gives update on Cain Velasquez’s condition

Cain Velasquez is one of the greatest heavyweights alive. Unfortunately, he hasn’t been very active over the last few years, as he’s been sidelined by a hellish procession of injuries. Velasquez’s latest injury issue pertained to his back. Though he recently went under the knife to correct this issue, his coach Javier Mendez claims the...

Sep 20, 2017 7:00 am

VIDEO | Check out the ‘flying cage’ that will be used at Bellator 183

This Saturday, Bellator MMA will return to San Jose, California with Bellator 183. The card is a pretty stacked one. In the main event, we’ll see former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson take on long-time Bellator staple Patricky Freire. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we’ll see a pair of knockout-addicted UFC veterans collide, as England’s...

Sep 20, 2017 6:02 am

Stipe Miocic gives timeframe for next fight, discusses possible opponents

Stipe Miocic is starting to look like an unstoppable heavyweight champion. Since winning the belt with a first-round knockout of Fabricio Werdum, he’s now defended it with first-round knockouts of Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos.  And given that his latest win – the dos Santos KO – was in May, he’s now starting to...

Sep 19, 2017 6:09 pm

Tony Ferguson Vows to Make Kevin Lee ‘Piss Blood’

The interim UFC lightweight title is up for grabs just a few weekends away at UFC 216, which is why trash talk between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee has been reaching a boiling point. Profanity has been flying around like the kicks and punches will be on October 7th. Lee is confident he is going...

Sep 19, 2017 5:03 pm

BREAKING | Carlos Condit Wants a Fight as Early as This Year

The beauty of MMA Twitter is that sometimes news can break out of nowhere. The last anyone heard from Carlos Condit, he was working on starting his own coffee business. Evidently, all that caffeine got him buzzing for another kind of rush. The former UFC welterweight title challenger is looking to step back into the...

Sep 19, 2017 4:14 pm

Jeremy Stephens Calls Out Korean Zombie and Gets Trolled by the Man Himself

Jeremy Stephens is fresh off of beating Gilbert Melendez at UFC 215 thinks to an absolute leg destruction, but he’s not slowing down yet. He almost immediately called out Jose Aldo for a potential scrap at the end of this year or early 2018, unfortunately it turns out that fight isn’t happening for some reason...

Sep 19, 2017 12:04 pm

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan on his critics: ‘I know I know how to coach’

You often hear in the sport of mixed martial arts that fighters experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. In most cases, it isn’t just the fighters competing in the bout that experience the rollercoaster of emotions but their team is also on the ride with them. Coaches and training partners who...

Sep 19, 2017 11:10 am

Michael Bisping Contemplating Retirement After ‘Putting a Beating’ on GSP

For 11 years, Michael Bisping has Left Hook Larry-ed himself up to the tallest heights of the UFC ladder. He’s earned the UFC middleweight title, avenged two of his worst losses in the process, got a pretty cushy desk job, and even some movie gigs. At the age of 38 and the verge of what...

Sep 19, 2017 10:46 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen explains why Conor McGregor appeals to the masses

There is no doubt that Conor McGregor is one of the biggest stars that the UFC has ever had. The brash Irishman just took part in one of the biggest fights in history, making his professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather. “The Notorious” talked his way to make a crossover into another sport and made...

Sep 19, 2017 10:09 am

VIDEO | Watch Cris Cyborg’s insane Muay Thai workout in Thailand

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino is currently training at Phuket Top Team in beautiful Phuket, Thailand. If the video she uploaded to YouTube earlier today is any indication, she is absolutely killing it in the gym – and all of her prospective opponents should be worried. In this video, fans can watch Cyborg...

Sep 19, 2017 9:53 am

Max Holloway Believes He May Fight Frankie Edgar Before End of 2017

Over the years, Max Holloway has fought tooth and nail to prove he’s the best 145-er in the world. After losing to Conor McGregor, he’s gone on an obscene 11-fight win streak over everyone the UFC threw at him. His righteous onslaught culminated with finishing Jose Aldo at UFC 212, unifying the featherweight titles and...

Sep 19, 2017 9:24 am

Mackenzie Dern moves up to flyweight for October scrap in LFA cage

BJJ whiz Mackenzie Dern is now ready to take the next steps of her MMA career. According to a report from MMAJunkie.com, which was confirmed by Dern herself on Instagram, this next step will occur at LFA 24 on October 13 inside Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona. Dern’s opponent will be Mandy Polk. https://www.instagram.com/p/BZOG89lFBAp “So happy...

Sep 19, 2017 7:51 am

Cris Cyborg responds to Edmond Tarverdyan’s calls for a Ronda Rousey fight

On yesterday’s episode of The MMA Hour, Edmond Tarverdyan, head coach to former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, weighed in his star pupil’s future. While he admitted he isn’t sure if Rousey will ever fight again, he did suggest that he’d like to see her fight one more time, against one fighter in particular:...

Sep 19, 2017 6:00 am

Kenny Florian believes there’s now a blueprint for beating Luke Rockhold

Luke Rockhold is one of the best middleweights on earth. Last Saturday, he reminded the world of this fact, returning from a hiatus of more than a year to stop David Branch with a swarm of second-round ground strikes. According to former fighter and current UFC on Fox analyst Kenny Florian, however, Rockhold needs to...

Sep 18, 2017 1:11 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold says one issue is holding him back from moving up to light heavyweight

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is coming off an impressive victory that place over the weekend. Rockhold was featured in the main event of UFC Fight Night 116 against former WSOF middleweight and light heavyweight champion David Branch. Rockhold earned a second-round TKO with Branch submitting to powerful strikes. Rockhold held a dominant position...

Sep 18, 2017 12:24 pm

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan discusses Ronda Rousey’s future, still wants “Cyborg” fight

Back in November of 2015, the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey stepped into the cage with former boxing champ Holly Holm for what was expected to be yet another lopsided title defense. Then, Holly Holm kicked her head into the Kuiper Belt. After this shocking loss, Rousey disappeared from the limelight almost completely. Though discussions surrounding...

Sep 18, 2017 12:12 pm

Report: Jose Aldo being targeted for a rematch in December

Jose Aldo has dreamed of fighting in New York at Madison Square Garden and was hoping to get on the UFC 217 card taking place there in November. However, it sounds like the former UFC featherweight champion will have to wait a bit longer for his chance to step into the Octagon or perhaps a...

Sep 18, 2017 10:51 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier comments on if he still wants another fight with Jon Jones

Just when we thought the saga between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones had come to an end, there was another twist thrown into the mix. Following the outcome of their UFC 214 UFC light heavyweight title fight where Jones became the first opponent to KO and finish Cormier, Jones was flagged for the second time...

Sep 18, 2017 9:23 am

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua issues lengthy statement explaining withdrawal from OSP fight

Over the weekend, we learned that former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua was out of his planned UFC Fight Night 117 scrap with Ovince St. Preux. Surprisingly, he’ll be replaced by former UFC middleweight, and recent World Series of Fighting welterweight Yushin Okami. On Monday morning, the PRIDE legend took to Instagram with...

Sep 18, 2017 7:07 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz goes out for coffee, gets swarmed by fans

When Nate Diaz goes for coffee. (Via his Instagram story). pic.twitter.com/OXzrYFnhCE — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) September 18, 2017 Nate Diaz has been fighting for a very long time. Over the last few years, however, he has evolved into one of the biggest stars in mixed martial arts. Diaz’s star has grown so bright that he...

Sep 18, 2017 6:17 am

Thiago Alves issues lengthy statement on choice to withdraw from Mike Perry bout

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Pittsburgh, PA, “Platinum” Mike Perry picked up yet another brutal KO, this time over UFC debutant Alex Reyes. Reyes was not, however, the man Perry was initially supposed to fight. Instead, Perry was expected to battle former UFC welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves. Unfortunately,...

Sep 17, 2017 5:27 pm

VIDEO | Kamaru Usman targets Rafael dos Anjos after big win in Pittsburgh

Last night, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 116 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, rapidly rising welterweight contender Kamaru Usman picked produced a thunderous, first-round KO win over the dangerous Sergio Moraes. With this win, “The Nigerian Nightmare” further established himself as one of the brightest young contenders in the UFC welterweight division. In his...