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Jul 6, 2015 11:12 am

Sonnen: McGregor Has to Cut 27 Pounds in 8 days for UFC 189

Conor McGregor will be squaring off with fellow UFC featherweight Chad Mendes for the interim title at “UFC 189” this Saturday. Just eight days away from weigh-ins, though, Chael Sonnen claimed that “The Notorious” will need to cut over twenty-five pounds in eight days to fight for the title. “He’s a very big guy. I...

Jul 6, 2015 11:12 am

Urijah Faber Has Fun with Conor McGregor Trash Talk

Team Alpha Male’s Chad Mendes will be stepping into the octagon to replace UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo at “UFC 189”. Conor McGregor started his trash-talking of Mendes right off the bat, as expected, and Mendes has dished out his fair share of it as well. Now, Mendes’ teammate Urijah Faber is getting in on...

Jul 6, 2015 11:00 am

Claudia Gadelha fires back at Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Claudia Gadelha may be facing Jessica Aguilar in her next fight at “UFC 190” in Brazil, but it seems she already has her sights set on the gold. Joanna Jedrzejczyk recently came out and stated that if she were to face Gadelha in a rematch, it would not be similar at all to their December...

Jul 6, 2015 11:00 am

Mayweather Could be Stripped of Title he Won From Pacquiao

Floyd “Money” Mayweather had to do a little more than just defeat Manny Pacquiao by way of decision to hold on to the WBO Welterweight Championship. Mayweather was also supposed to vacate his other titles so younger boxers could have a run at the gold as well. Mayweather originally did not want to forfeit his...


Jul 6, 2015 10:42 am

Weidman: ‘2 Years Ago Today, I Knocked Out Anderson Silva’

It feels like just yesterday when Anderson Silva was stepping into the octagon to defend his championship against Chris Weidman. Their first encounter took place two years ago today and will go down in history as one of the most shocking moments in UFC history. Whether Silva was clowning around too much is pointless to...

Jul 6, 2015 8:58 am

“Hendo” Eyeing Rematches with Belfort and Silva

Dan Henderson is witnessing a resurgence of his career after shutting the naysayers down when he knocked Tim Boetsch out in less than thirty seconds. For the first time ever, Henderson has ranked in the top fifteen of the middleweight division and is eyeing several fighters to avenge past losses. “There’s probably two or three...

Jul 6, 2015 8:34 am

Ronda Rousey Defends UFC’s ‘Awesome’ Reebok Partnership

The UFC and Reebok partnership has been controversial, to say the least. When the details behind fighter compensation were released, both men and women of the octagon voiced their disapproval of the deal. While the payouts may not be exactly what they expected, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey would consider herself lucky if she...

Jul 6, 2015 5:20 am

Michael Bisping Was Once A Teenage Bareknuckle Boxer

Michael Bisping has a long stories career of rough fights in the octagon, but he’s been fighting long before his days in the UFC. It should be no surprise that one of England’s toughest imports to the UFC participated in bareknuckle boxing when he was as young as fourteen years old. “My sensei from back...

Jul 6, 2015 5:07 am

WATCH! Anderson Silva Showcasing Muay-Thai Skills

Anderson Silva has been forced to sit on the sidelines and watch the UFC’s middleweight division shift before his very eyes. While he remains on the rankings, he has slipped from champion to number five under the likes of fellow Brazilians Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida. While the status of his suspension for PEDs remains...

Jul 6, 2015 2:00 am

GSP Kicks It with 2 “Legendary” Actors on Set of ‘Kickboxer’

Georges St. Pierre was lucky enough to be cast in the upcoming remake of one of Jean Claude Van Damme’s best movies, “Kickboxer”. St. Pierre is on set in Thailand with the legend himself, Jean Claude Van Damme! Check out the picture below: On the set in Thailand with the 2 legends and stars of...

Jul 6, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Fabricio Werdum Isn’t Fitting In with the Thai Locals

UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum has been spending some time in Thailand working on becoming a more dangerous kickboxer than he already is. Werdum’s brutal strikes have already knocked out some of the toughest chins in the UFC like Mark Hunt’s, but this Thai taxi driver isn’t afraid of that! Check out this hilarious video...

Jul 5, 2015 7:05 pm

Mendes Believes Wrestling Is Key to Victory at UFC 189 against McGregor

Chad Mendes has been preparing for this moment his entire life. He has failed twice at securing gold at the expense of Jose Aldo; Aldo had bested once by decision and once by knockout. At “UFC 189”, Mendes will have the opportunity to shut down Aldo’s rival to secure another shot at dethroning “King” Jose...

Jul 5, 2015 6:02 pm

‘TUF’ Middleweight Finalist Dhiego Lima Confirms UFC Release

“The Ultimate Fighter” Season 19 finalist Dhiego Lima has confirmed his release from the UFC. Lima lost his official UFC debut in just over a minute into the first round against season 19 winner Eddie Gordon. Lima made his return to welterweight where he picked up his lone octagon win against Jorge de Oliveira in...

Jul 5, 2015 5:40 pm

Chael Sonnen: Guys in MMA Have to be Loved Too Much

Chael Sonnen has never been one to back down from a fight. Whether he believes in the trash talk he dishes out before-hand, one thing is for sure: Sonnen put butts in seats. It didn’t matter if fans wanted to cheer for him or watch him get knocked out; Sonnen sold tickets and made the...

Jul 5, 2015 2:09 pm

Dana White Expects UFC 189 to Set U.S. Gate Record with $7 Million

Jose Aldo may be off the biggest event of the summer, but UFC President Dana White still expects “UFC 189” to demolish the company gate record with $7 million in ticket sales. Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes have already done a fantastic job at selling the card’s new main event. The two featherweights are set...

Jul 5, 2015 1:42 pm

Booking Roundup: Gegard Mousasi Comes Back to Japan!

Once again, it’s been a ridiculous week in the world of mixed martial arts. Chad Mendes was named as the official opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 189, but there were several other fights announced as well! Catch up with the news on this week’s Booking Roundup! UFC Fight Night 71: Sicilia Gets a New Opponent...

Jul 5, 2015 1:30 pm

Pacquiao Fires Back at Mayweather, Brings Up Domestic Abuse

We are more than two months removed from their “Fight of the Century” and Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are STILL going at it. Mayweather may have won the fight, but Pacquiao got the last laugh with this diss! Mayweather berated a “dummy” version of Pacquiao at a local sporting goods store and proceeded to...

Jul 5, 2015 1:02 pm

Rony Jason To Sue CABMAA If Drug Test Is Reversed

Rony Jason walked into controversy after his swift first round win over Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night 67 in May. Jason was quickly suspended from competition after CABMMA revealed he had tested positive for a banned diuretic. The suspension is expected to last nine months, but Jason is hoping to prove his innocence with...

Jul 5, 2015 1:00 pm

Cormier vs. Gustafsson Title Fight Delayed due to Injury

Daniel Cormier’s first UFC Light Heavyweight Championship defense was slated to take place in September, but an injury will prevent him from defending the title that soon. Alexander Gustafsson will have to wait for his opportunity to fight for the gold once again. The injury was confirmed by MMA Junkie with sources close to the...

Jul 5, 2015 1:00 pm

Tate: Win Against Eye Is ‘Final Step’ to Third Ronda Rousey Match

Perennial top contender in the UFC’s bantamweight division Miesha Tate is set to square off with Jessica “Evil” Eye at UFC on FOX 16. “Cupcake” believes that if she can secure a win over Eye, she will be setting herself up for a trilogy fight with bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. The first two meetings with...

Jul 5, 2015 12:37 pm

Bellator Champ “Pitbull” Is ‘Positive’ He’d Beat Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo has been the king of the featherweight division for several years. Every challenger that has tried to dethrone him of his role as champion has failed. However, a champion of another organization believes he has what it takes to beat Aldo: Patricio “Pitbull” Freire. The Bellator Featherweight Champion has not suffered a loss...

Jul 5, 2015 10:07 am

Teammate: Jon Jones ‘being positive’, back to training every day

Jon Jones may be forced to sit on the sidelines because of his court case stemming from his April hit and run incident, but that doesn’t mean he has to stay out of the gym. The former, now suspended, UFC champion is back to training at the Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA gym in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “He...

Jul 5, 2015 9:00 am

Pudzianowski Set to Return at KSW Event in England

Strongman Mariusz Pudzianowski is set to make his mixed martial arts return at the “KSW: Road to Wemblay” card in October. Pudzianowski is coming off a dominant victory over Rolles Gracie Jr. from May and will be looking to extend his winning streak to five when he steps into the cage with fellow heavyweight Peter...

Jul 5, 2015 9:00 am

Manager: ‘Jacare’ vs. Romero For Number 1 Spot Makes Sense

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza is coming off a dominant victory over Chris Camozzi in April in a fight that lasted just over two minutes. Camozzi wasn’t “Jacare’s” original opponent however; Yoel Romero was forced to pull out of the fight last minute due to an injury. Now, both “Jacare” and Romero’s stock is as high as...

Jul 5, 2015 8:59 am

UFC Exec on Reebok Partnership: We’ll Review Aspects, but Not Fighter Pay

The partnership between UFC and Reebok has been a controversial one to say the least. From the moment fighter compensation details emerged to the reveal of the fighter kits, both companies have received mixed reactions. Even though fighters like Miesha Tate and Brendan Schaub have spoken out against the announced compensation, UFC Senior Vice President...

Jul 5, 2015 8:46 am

White Praises Jedrzejczyk, Details her first Meeting with Rousey

There’s no doubt about it: Joanna Jedrzejczyk is becoming a superstar in the UFC. Jedrzejczyk last performance in the octagon saw her decimate Jessica Penne while successfully defending her UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship. Apparently, UFC President Dana White wasn’t the only fan of Jedrzejczyk as she walked into the room for Reebok’s unveiling of the...

Jul 5, 2015 7:57 am

UFC Reveals Their Fighter of the Year for 2015… So Far

Several fighters have had a monumental 2015 despite only being six months into the year. With June in the books, Ultimate Fighting Championship have released their unofficial half year awards and it may feature some unexpected names. Joanna Jedrzejczyk topped second-ranked Donald Cerrone in the fighter of the year category and with good reason; She...