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Sep 24, 2017 4:06 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk has goals to accomplish before moving up to flyweight

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is busy preparing to defend her strawweight title against Rose Namajunas at November’s UFC 217 event in New York. If Joanna can emerge victorious at UFC 217 she will tie Ronda Rousey for the most women’s title defenses with six. The UFC recently introduced a new women’s flyweight division to their roster which...

Sep 24, 2017 2:15 pm

Paul Daley says he made peace with Lorenz Larkin following Bellator 183

Paul Daley says he made peace with Lorenz Larkin following their Bellator 183 co-main event scrap. “Semtex” scored a brutal second-round knockout victory over “da Monsoon” after scoring a beautiful left hook that had Larkin out on his feet. The welterweight standouts got heated at the Bellator 183 weigh ins on Friday, but according to...

Sep 24, 2017 10:04 am

You can add ‘Wonderboy’ to the long list of fighters in Mike Perry’s crosshairs

“Platinum” Mike Perry is one of the fastest rising contenders in the UFC welterweight division. Since joining the UFC fold in August of 2016, he has knocked out Hyun Gyu Lim, Danny Roberts, Jake Ellenberger, and most recently, Alex Reyes. Though these knockout wins were interspersed by a decision loss to Alan Jouban, they have...

Sep 24, 2017 8:52 am

Mike Perry goes off on Colby Covington, has plans to fight him soon

“Platinum” Mike Perry and Colby “Chaos” Covington are two of the brightest young contenders in the UFC welterweight division – and they really don’t seem to like each other. Over the last few months, the pair have exchanged plenty of heat in interviews and on social media. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio,...

Sep 24, 2017 7:01 am

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald and champ Douglas Lima have first staredown at Bellator 183

Can it be 2018 already?! @phenomlima vs @romac_gorilla who wins??? A post shared by Bellator MMA (@bellatormma) on Sep 23, 2017 at 8:49pm PDT Last night, Bellator MMA returned to sun-soaked San Jose, California with Bellator 183. The card was headlined by a razor-close lightweight scrap between long-time contender Patricky “Pitbull” Freire and former UFC...

Sep 24, 2017 6:23 am

MMA community reacts to Paul Daley’s thunderous KO of Lorenz Larkin

Last night, Bellator MMA returned to San Jose, California with the stacked Bellator 183. The card was headlined by a compelling lightweight showdown between former UFC and WEC champ Benson Henderson and long-time Bellator lightweight contender Patricky “Pitbull” Freire. It’s arguable that the most anticipated feature of the card, however, was the co-main event, which...

Sep 24, 2017 6:02 am

MMA community reacts to Patricky Freire’s controversial decision defeat of Benson Henderson

Last night, Bellator MMA returned to San Jose, California with the stacked Bellator 183. In the card’s main event, we watched former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson collide with long-time Bellator lightweight contender Patricky “Pitbull” Freire. As is so often the case when it comes to Benson Henderson fights, this one was incredibly...

Sep 23, 2017 7:38 pm

Bellator 183 Results: Roy Nelson defeats Javy Ayala via decision

Former UFC heavyweight standout Roy Nelson made his Bellator debut tonight against Javy Ayala on the main card of Bellator 183. Round one begins and Ayala lands a high kick early. Nelson is staying patient and looking for an opening to land his big overhand right. Ayala is very active early on here. Nelson shoots...

Sep 23, 2017 6:22 pm

Dana White has a message for anyone who thinks Gokhan Saki’s debut was stopped early

Former kickboxing world champion Gokhan Saki made his highly anticipated octagon debut at last night’s UFC Fight Night 117 event in Japan. The feared striker, Saki, lived up to the hype scoring a first-round knockout victory over his opponent Luis Henrique da Silva. After a wild opening few minutes, Saki caught Da Silva with a...

Sep 23, 2017 2:11 pm

VIDEO | “El Pantera” the Yair Rodriguez documentary

After 13 months of production, the highly anticipated documentary film El Pantera starring Mexican UFC fighter Yair Rodriguez will be making it’s world premiere at the New York Latino Film Festival Presented by HBO. The film’s premiere will take place on Saturday October 14, 2017 at 6pm at the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center in...

Sep 23, 2017 1:42 pm

PHOTO | Chris Weidman shows off massive scar from recent surgery

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Chris Weidman picked up his first win in over two years this past July. “The All-American” scored a third-round submission victory over surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC on FOX 25 on July 22 from Long Island. Weidman’s fourteenth career victory did not come without a...

Sep 23, 2017 12:23 pm

Don’t come around Conor McGregor dressed in a clown suit!

The remake of Stephen King’s classic horror novel “IT” has the world buzzing. The movie, which has done huge box office numbers, surrounds an evil being that usually takes the form of “Pennywise The Dancing Clown” and feasts on the children of a small town named Derry. Since the release of “IT” earlier this month,...

Sep 23, 2017 8:40 am

Claudia Gadelha issues statement following tough loss to Jessica Andrade

Former UFC strawweight title challenger Claudia Gadelha went to war with fellow Brazilian standout Jessica Andrade in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 117 last night in Japan. Unfortunately for fans of Gadelha, after a terrific opening few minutes from Claudia, the tide turned in favor of Jessica Andrade in rounds two and three....

Sep 23, 2017 7:49 am

Pros react to Jessica Andrade’s impressive victory over Claudia Gadelha

Former UFC strawweight title challengers Jessica Andrade and Claudia Gadelha squared off in the co-main event of last night’s UFC Fight Night 117 card in Japan. The scrap ended up stealing the show as Andrade and Gadelha engaged in a bloody war that lasted the full fifteen minutes. Claudia Gadelha got off to a quick...

Sep 23, 2017 7:27 am

Pros react to Ovince Saint Preux’s impressive first-round finish

Ovince Saint Preux squared off with Yushin Okami in the main event of UFC Fight Night 117 yesterday in Japan. “OSP” was able to secure top position early in round one, this after Okami decided to pull guard, and promptly submitted his Japanese opponent with a Von Flue choke. The victory marked Saint Preux’s second...

Sep 22, 2017 6:20 pm

VIDEO | Chaos breaks out between Lorenz Larkin and Paul Daley at Bellator weigh ins

Two of the most feared welterweight strikers in the world will go to war tomorrow night at Bellator 183 when Paul Daley squares off with Lorenz Larkin. The knockout artists squared off at today’s Bellator 183 weigh ins and things quickly got physical after “Semtex” got in the face of “Da Monsoon”. Check it out:...

Sep 22, 2017 1:58 pm

VIDEO | 4 examples of brilliant fight strategies that paid off

Fight strategy and game plans are just one of the keys to success when you’re competing at the highest level. From capitalizing on your opponents weaknesses and tendencies, going in with a game plan can help fighters achieve the results they are aiming for. In this video breakdown from Fight Focus, we have four examples...

Sep 22, 2017 1:03 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson Is Really Out Here Training in a Laser Room

Let’s just take some time out of the ongoing beef with Kevin Lee, the post-traumatic stress of the fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov constantly falling through, and talk about Tony Ferguson’s training. You’re talking about a guy who is in a secluded camp right now in Big Bear that he built himself. Before that, he’s been...

Sep 22, 2017 11:02 am

Daniel Cormier Willing to Give Volkan Oezdemir a Title Shot

After all Daniel Cormier has been through, he needs a break. He suffered a devastating loss to Jon Jones back at UFC 214, then had to go through another controversy involving his opponent, once again going through a roller coaster of ups and downs. However, after being re-crowned as the new/old UFC light heavyweight champion,...

Sep 22, 2017 10:49 am

Chuck Liddell opens up on what it would take for him to fight again

Recently, there was some buzz of UFC Hall of Fame legend Chuck Liddell making a return to competition. The 47-year-old appeared to be in great shape and some photos on social media including one with his old rival Tito Ortiz had people talking about a potential return. Liddell spoke on this week’s episode of The...

Sep 22, 2017 9:26 am

Gokhan Saki Declares Henrique da Silva Won’t Make It Out of the First Round

With Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua off the UFC Japan card, there’s not many big match-ups beside the criminally underrated fight between Claudia Gadelha and Jessica Andrade. Another fight that has slipped under the radar, is the UFC debut of K-1 and Glory kickboxing veteran, Gokhan Saki. After his opponent Henrique da Silva made a bold claim...

Sep 22, 2017 8:39 am

Don Frye Talks Jon Jones and USADA ‘Catching Who They Want to Catch’

Things have been relatively quiet on the Jon Jones front ever since his B sample came back positive, aside from a few superfights that we have learned will pass us by. By now, his team are gearing up to defend themselves in a legal battle to prove Jon Jones was indeed innocent. From the very...

Sep 22, 2017 6:42 am

MMA Legend Don Frye Thinks Ronda Rousey Needs to Get Rid of Her Coach

This whole week, ever since Edmond Tarverdyan’s appearance on The MMA Hour, people have been talking about him still wanting that fight between Cris Cyborg and his prize student, Ronda Rousey. Cris Cyborg, her coach Jason Parillo, and even Miesha Tate have weighed-in, saying that they do not want to see Ronda Rousey yanked back...

Sep 21, 2017 4:23 pm

Jeremy Stephens Posts a Savage Belated Comeback to McGregor’s Infamous Line

Jeremy Stephens was able to put on a great performance against scrappy veteran Gilbert Melendez at UFC 215, but there’s one exchange he’d like to forget. Back at the UFC 205 press conference, he tried to zing Conor McGregor on the spot by saying he’s the ‘hardest hitting 145er’ up there. Quick-witted McGregor clapped back...

Sep 21, 2017 3:40 pm

Conor McGregor Ranked 9th in Sports Illustrated’s Fittest 50 Athletes

Conor McGregor is no stranger to magazine features and covers. Last year, McGregor and his millions he slid into Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes at number 85. This year? In addition to being a GQ cover boy, he rocketed to number 24 on Forbes list. After his fight with Floyd Mayweather, he’s on track to...

Sep 21, 2017 1:41 pm

Jorge Masvidal Would ‘Slap Up’ Michael Bisping for a McDonald’s Meal

Slated to fight welterweight contender Stephen Thompson at UFC 217, it’s a middleweight that Jorge Masvidal has on his mind. Not just any middleweight, but one he will share that November card with. Michael Bisping ripped up a Cuban flag while watching Yoel Romero’s fight with Robert Whittaker at UFC 213, something Masvidal vented to...

Sep 21, 2017 11:53 am

Jorge Masvidal is prepared to die inside Madison Square Garden

UFC 217, which goes down on November 4 inside Madison Square Garden in New York City, is one hell of a fight card. Topped by a trio of title fights, it could even be the biggest fight card of the year outright.  Given the scale of the card, it should come as no surprise that...