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Jul 31, 2017 8:52 am

Referee Big John McCarthy responds to Daniel Cormier’s post-fight statement

Last Saturday, Daniel Cormier’s reign as UFC light heavyweight champion came to a crashing halt, as he was put down by a third-round head-kick dealt by his rival Jon Jones. Some 24 hours later, Cormier released a statement on his Instagram account, during which he congratulated Jones, and apologized to referee John McCarthy for initially...

Jul 31, 2017 8:08 am

Coach Duke Roufus drops hint about CM Punk’s next fight

Duke Roufus serves as the coach of several of the UFC’s top fighters, from UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley, who defeated Demian Maia over the weekend, to UFC flyweight contender Sergio Pettis, who takes on Brandon Moreno in the main event of UFC Fight Night 114 this weekend. Roufus also serves as the head MMA...

Jul 31, 2017 6:29 am

VIDEO | Listen to Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s corners during the end of their fight

Corner audio of both teams during Jon Jones’ knockout over Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 pic.twitter.com/ILqIQulqIx — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) July 31, 2017 On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in sunny Anaheim, California with the stacked UFC 214. This unforgettable card was topped by a light heavyweight title grudge match between reigning champ Daniel...

Jul 31, 2017 6:02 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier hinted at Jon Jones’ head-kick knockout three years ago

Wow. Daniel Cormier eerily predicted the result of last night’s main event three years ago pic.twitter.com/FfFG6Vp1W3 — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) July 31, 2017 On Saturday night, Daniel Cormier attempted to defend the UFC light heavyweight title against his fiercest rival and the only man he’s ever lost to, Jon Jones. While Cormier had some success...

Jul 30, 2017 6:17 pm

Demian Maia discusses his future after loss to Tyron Woodley

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 214, Brazilian jiu jitsu wizard Demian Maia finally got his long-awaited welterweight title shot. His chance came against talented champion Tyron Woodley. Unfortunately for Maia and his many fans, Woodley was simply the better man on fight night. Of the 21 takedowns Maia attempted, not one...

Jul 30, 2017 4:30 pm

Jimi Manuwa issues statement after quick KO loss to Volkan Oezdemir

On Saturday night, in the first bout of the stacked UFC 214 main card, British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa stepped onto the canvas with rapidly rising Swiss contender Volkan Oezdemir. The winner of this fight, it seemed, would become the next man in line for the winner of Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones light heavyweight...

Jul 30, 2017 4:00 pm

After KO of Manuwa, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson praises Volkan Oezdemir: he made me look bad

Last night, in the first bout of the stacked UFC 214 main card, Switzerland’s Volkan Oezdemir stepped onto the canvas with British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa in perceived light heavyweight number-one-contender fight. Though Oezdemir entered this fight as noteworthy underdog, he passed his test with flying colors, mauling his accomplished foe to a first-round knockout...

Jul 30, 2017 3:37 pm

Cris Cyborg sets her sights on Holly Holm, Dana White comments on possible fight

Cris Cyborg is finally a UFC champion. After years of waiting, the Brazilian bomber got her chance to fight for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight title opposite Tonya Evinger in one of three title fights on Saturday’s UFC 214 bill. Cyborg won her title with a third-round TKO. From here, it’s difficult to say what...

Jul 30, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Worrisome footage of a dazed Daniel Cormier after his knockout loss to Jon Jones

Last night, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones finally stepped into the cage for their long-awaited rematch. Though Cormier started strong – arguably winning the early portions of the fight – he was cracked in the third by a monstrous...

Jul 30, 2017 1:21 pm

Tyron Woodley issues statement after Maia win, admits to mid-fight shoulder injury

Last night, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 214, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley attempted his third title defense against Brazilian jiu jitsu wizard Demian Maia. Though the fight was an undeniably slow one, Woodley successfully defended his welterweight crown, stopping all 21 of Maia’s attempted takedowns en route to a unanimous decision...

Jul 30, 2017 12:58 pm

Jon Jones explains why he called out Brock Lesnar instead of Stipe Miocic

Jon Jones was able to reclaim his UFC light heavyweight championship at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, by defeating Daniel Cormier via third-round knockout. After two very closely contested rounds with “DC”, Jones was able to land a beautiful head kick in round three which left Cormier on wobbly legs and in all...

Jul 30, 2017 11:31 am

VIDEO Flashback | Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar backstage at WWE

Jon Jones reclaimed the UFC light heavyweight title at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, defeating bitter rival Daniel Cormier via third-round knockout. Following his impressive victory over “DC”, Jones turned his attention to former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar by issuing the following challenge to “The Beast”. “Lesnar. If you want to find...

Jul 30, 2017 10:50 am

Frank Mir explains why Daniel Cormier was so hurt by last night’s outcome

Daniel Cormier suffered a heartbreaking third-round knockout loss to bitter rival Jon “Bones” Jones in the main event of UFC 214 last night in Anaheim, California. Shortly following the conclusion of last night’s UFC 214 main event, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir took to Twitter where he shared his thoughts on why Daniel Cormier...

Jul 30, 2017 9:57 am

Joe Rogan issues an apology for interviewing Daniel Cormier following his KO loss to Jon Jones

Jon Jones became the UFC’s undisputed light heavyweight champion of the world last night in Anaheim, defeating bitter rival Daniel Cormier via third-round knockout. Shortly after the conclusion of the fight, UFC commentator Joe Rogan decided to interview a very emotional former champion Daniel Cormier, who had just been knocked out minutes prior. Check out...

Jul 30, 2017 9:34 am

Pros react to Robbie Lawler’s thrilling victory over Donald Cerrone

Fight fans were treated to an awesome welterweight scrap at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, as “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler took on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The former UFC welterweight champion of the world, Lawler, had a strong opening round as he quickly blitzed Cerrone with punches right from the opening bell. “Cowboy” would come...

Jul 30, 2017 6:57 am

Confirmed! Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre have agreed to fight this November

Following last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California, UFC President Dana White revealed that the promotion was back on board with putting together a middleweight title fight between current champ Michael Bisping and former welterweight title holder Georges St-Pierre. According to White, the UFC’s decision to book Bisping vs. St-Pierre came while watching round...

Jul 29, 2017 10:44 pm

Donald Cerrone had an awesome reaction to his fight with Robbie Lawler

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Donald Cerrone suffered his second set back in a row at tonight’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California. “Cowboy” suffered a close, and hotly debated unanimous decision loss to Robbie Lawler on the evening’s main card. Shortly following his setback to the “Ruthless” one, Cerrone took to Instagram where he...

Jul 29, 2017 10:30 pm

Highlights | Kenny Florian and Michael Bisping break down Jon Jones big win

Jon Jones made his highly anticipated octagon return a successful one at tonight’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, defeating Daniel Cormier to recapture the UFC light heavyweight championship. “Bones” was able to land a huge head kick on “DC” in round three and ended up putting Cormier away with ground and pound moments later. Shortly...

Jul 29, 2017 10:13 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones just issued a challenge to Brock Lesnar

Following his TKO victory over Daniel Cormier in tonight’s UFC 214 main event, new UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones decided to issue a challenge. “Bones” took to the microphone and had the following words for the former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. He's back!!! @JonnyBones is the new light heavyweight champ at #UFC214!!! pic.twitter.com/3wqzCAihzP —...

Jul 29, 2017 12:12 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at Arthur Jones

Friday afternoon prior to the UFC 214 ceremonial weigh-ins, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s team was involved in a verbal spat with Arthur Jones, the eldest brother of former light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones. Arthur Jones recalled the situation to MMAFighting, saying: “They were like, ‘The real champ’ and all this other bullshit,” Arthur...

Jul 28, 2017 11:59 pm

Daniel Cormier’s team and Arthur Jones get into verbal spat

Friday morning during the UFC 214 early weigh-ins, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s team was involved in a bit of a verbal spat with former light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones’ brother, Arthur Jones. Arthur, the eldest Jones brother, is a star in his own right. An NFL Defensive tackle standing at 6’3 and 320...

Jul 28, 2017 2:50 pm

Jon Jones gives his pick in Mayweather vs McGregor fight and reasons why

There is no doubt that the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight will be one of the biggest and perhaps the richest fight in combat sports history. With two superstars colliding in the boxing ring that are coming from two different sports, the masses of die-hard fans, as well as casual ones getting caught up...

Jul 28, 2017 2:46 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan: Conor McGregor is not that level of a boxer

Joe Rogan has a ton of fans because of his background in martial arts and his undeniable passion for the sport of MMA. Rogan’s name was brought up to be a part of the broadcasting crew for the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight. Unfortunately, Rogan had already committed to other obligations on the August...

Jul 28, 2017 1:07 pm

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier narrate their media day staredown

Thursday afternoon at the UFC 214 media day, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones came face to face for yet another heated staredown ahead of their scrap on Saturday. Jon Jones, in an effort to make a statement about the physique of Cormier, hit the stage shirtless...

Jul 28, 2017 10:36 am

VIDEO | Melvin Guillard gets TKOd in Australian title fight

Israel Adesanya TKOs Melvin Guillard in 1R (AFC 20) #AndNew pic.twitter.com/3Q8B7OyZiQ — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) July 28, 2017 Nearly a decade ago, Melvin Guillard was widely believed to be one of the most dominant and destructive lightweights on the planet. Unfortunately for Guillard, after being released by the UFC in 2014, Guillard’s career took a very...

Jul 28, 2017 9:58 am

Jimi Manuwa gives rather one-sided prediction for Jon ones vs. Daniel Cormier

Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 214, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will step into the Octagon with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch several years in the making. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community is torn in regards to their predictions for the fight. While...