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Feb 6, 2018 8:29 pm

Jimmy Smith Breaks Down This Weekend’s Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold Matchup

If you’re a fan of Bellator, then you know exactly who Jimmy Smith is. Many have called him “Bellator’s Joe Rogan”, but they can’t call him that anymore! Bellator’s longtime color commentator, Smith recently parted ways with the organization that he was the voice of. He now finds himself with yep…you guessed it, the UFC....

Feb 6, 2018 7:24 pm

John Dodson vs Pedro Munhoz Officially Re-Scheduled

Last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 125 from Belem, Brazil lost it’s co-main event just a day before the event took place. Originally, the co-main was supposed to be a top bantamweight clash between submission specialist, Pedro Munhoz and former two-time flyweight title challenger and season 14 winner of The Ultimate Fighter, John Dodson. That was...

Feb 6, 2018 6:32 pm

Henry Cejudo Has Unexpected Name in Mind for Next Fight

How many Olympic gold medalist UFC fighters can you name…? If you said, “there’s only one” or “Henry Cejudo” then both answers would be correct. Since he won his gold medal for men’s wrestling and transitioned into MMA, Cejudo has gone 12-2. He was undefeated with ten straight wins until he ran into the undisputed king...

Feb 6, 2018 5:33 pm

VIDEO | Colby Covington Makes Hilarious Video of him vs “Tyquil” Woodley

 It’s no secret who top UFC  welterweight, Colby “Chaos” Covington has his eyes on for his next fight. Covington is 13-1 and last fought at UFC Fight Night 119 in Sao Paulo, Brazil against Demian Maia on October 28. And even prior to this big victory, the man from Fort Lauderdale, Florida had the...

Feb 6, 2018 3:21 pm

Derrick Lewis Body Shames ‘Too Much Muscle’ Francis Ngannou

The Black Beast Derrick Lewis is set to return against Marcin Tybura at UFC Austin, but he’s still on a mission to flame Francis Ngannou and his muscles. Ngannou had his biggest test ever in his short career and came up short in an exhausting performance against Stipe Miocic. Even though he loss, he’s one...

Feb 6, 2018 12:10 pm

BREAKING | Tyron Woodley Believes Nate Diaz Will Be His Next Opponent

Out of nowhere before UFC 219, all of us thought that Nate Diaz was going to march scowl-faced into the Octagon once again to fight none other than Tyron Woodley. It never ended up happening, despite Woodley relentlessly putting Diaz on blast with what he saw as hypocritical statements. Now it looks like we can...

Feb 6, 2018 7:07 am

Michael Bisping responds to Lyoto Machida’s callout

Shortly after his recent split decision win over Eryk Anders, former UFC light heavyweight champion and middleweight title challenger Lyoto Machida called out former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. “That’s a fight that should’ve happened a couple times and it didn’t,” Machida said at the UFC Belem post-fight presser. “I think we both matured together...

Feb 5, 2018 8:24 pm

VIDEO | Rampage Jackson Shares His Thoughts on Throwing in the Towel to Save a Fighter

.@Rampage4real believes cornermen should throw in the towel more often in MMA: "I don't see nothing wrong with throwing in the towel if a guy is getting f*cked up really bad." Watch #TheMMAHour live: https://t.co/11sYrEm5Ug pic.twitter.com/216ZwzozGq — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) February 5, 2018 “Well…all i’ll say is if somebody’s gettin’ f*cked up really bad, throw in...

Feb 5, 2018 11:47 am

Demetrious Johnson argues TJ Dillashaw doesn’t belong in pound-for-pound discussion

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been vocal in his belief that, if he gets his desired fight with UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson, the winner of said fight will be MMA’s pound-for-pound king. “[The fight is about] who’s the best pound-for-pound,” Dillashaw said on a recent episode of BJ Penn Radio. “It’s not some...

Feb 5, 2018 10:48 am

Priscila Cachoeira defends coach amid widespread criticism: those on the outside don’t know anything

Last weekend, Priscila Cachoeira was brutalized by the far more experienced Valentina Shevchenko en route to a second-round submission loss. Cachoeira’s loss was so decisive that many fans and pundits have been berating her corner for not throwing in the towel mid-fight, thereby allowing an undeniably spacey Mario Yamasaki to let the bloodshed continue for far longer...

Feb 5, 2018 10:23 am

EXCLUSIVE | Valentina Shevchenko’s manager feels Cachoeira fight “could have been stopped sooner”

Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko could not have been more impressive in her Saturday night flyweight debut, out-landing her opponent Priscila Cachoeira by a 230-3 margin en-route to a second-round submission win. Regrettably, much of the buzz surrounding this fight has been negative, as the widespread perception is that referee Mario Yamasaki let this one-sided beatdown go...

Feb 5, 2018 9:16 am

Chris Weidman believes failed drug tests have tarnished Anderson Silva’s legacy

For a time, Anderson Silva stood out as the greatest mixed martial artist alive. Eventually, however, his reign was brought to an abrupt and violent halt by a young Chris Weidman, who defeated him first by second-round knockout, and then again as the result of a brutal leg injury. Yet even after his losses to...

Feb 5, 2018 9:06 am

Matchmaker Monday: The Return of Nate Diaz Looms

After going on a social media tirade in true Diaz Brother fashion, it seems Nate Diaz is ready to get back in the Octagon. The return would mark the first time Diaz has stepped into the Octagon since dropping a majority decision to Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor almost a year and a half ago at...

Feb 5, 2018 8:09 am

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington explains why he deserves title shot before Rafael Dos Anjos

At present, there are two clear frontrunners in the race to the next shot at UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley. One is surging contender Colby Covington. The other is former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Speaking on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, Colby Covington explained why he, not Rafael dos Anjos, deserves...

Feb 5, 2018 6:30 am

Max Holloway fires back at Conor McGregor after social media jab

Over the weekend, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced out of his planned UFC 222 title defense opposite Frankie Edgar with a leg injury. Shortly after this disappointing twist made headlines, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, who owned the featherweight belt before Holloway, took a shot at the Hawaiian. McGregor took this shot on...

Feb 5, 2018 5:54 am

Bellator reportedly eyeing another big name welterweight in Jon Fitch

As the home of stars like Rory MacDonald, Douglas Lima, Andrey Koreshkov, Paul Daley, Lorenz Larkin, and Fernando Gonzales, Bellator’s welterweight division is arguably its best division outright. From the sounds of it, this stacked division could get a little bit better soon, as former World Series of Fighting welterweight champion and long-time UFC contender...

Feb 4, 2018 7:58 am

Lyoto Machida interested in fight with fellow veteran Michael Bisping

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s stop in Belem, Brazil, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida staved off Father Time with a sorely needed split decision win over young middleweight prospect Eryk Anders. With this win, Machida rebounded from a string of stoppage losses and kept himself afloat in the shark...

Feb 4, 2018 7:36 am

MMA community reacts to Valentina Shevchenko’s beatdown of Priscila Cachoeira

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Belem, Brazil, former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko made her debut in the new UFC women’s flyweight division opposite Brazil’s Priscila Cachoeira. The fight was a downright mugging. From the opening bell, Shevchenko was an absolute predator, feasting on her opponent en route to...

Feb 4, 2018 7:15 am

MMA community reacts to Lyoto Machida turning back the clock against Eryk Anders

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Belem, Brazil, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida attempted to rebound from a string of stoppage losses opposite dangerous undefeated prospect Eryk Anders. Though Anders certainly didn’t make it easy for him, Machida ultimately earned his first win since December of 2014...

Feb 4, 2018 6:25 am

Eryk Anders issues classy statement after losing first pro fight to Lyoto Machida

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s stop in Belem, Brazil, former football player and current UFC middleweight prospect Eryk Anders took on the biggest test of his career thus far in former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. Unfortunately for Anders, the amply more experienced Machida proved a little too much to...

Feb 3, 2018 4:10 pm

Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw trade shots after rematch talks fall through the cracks

Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw trade shots after rematch talks fall through the cracks! Earlier today ESPN’s Brett Okamoto announced that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to compete in the main event of UFC 222 against Frankie Edgar. Almost immediately following Okamoto’s report, rumors...