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Mar 18, 2016 11:53 am

Miesha Tate on Holly Holm: ‘I think she just crumbled under the pressure’

Holly Holm was likely just one round away from defending her UFC women’s bantamweight title for her first time at UFC 196. Unfortunately for Holm, Miesha Tate took the win and the belt by securing a rear-naked choke on Holm in the fifth round that put Holm to sleep. “I think she just crumbled under...

Mar 17, 2016 8:35 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor’s message to the Irish on St. Paddy’s Day

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor proudly carries the Irish flag with him at weigh-ins, and when he walks to the Octagon on fight night. McGregor is credited with starting the UFC’s ‘Irish Invasion’ along with his SBG Ireland teammates. For Saint Patricks day, McGregor took to Instagram with a message for his fellow Irish. Happy...

Mar 11, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | Miesha Tate enjoying life as a champion, ready for whoever

This past Saturday at UFC 196, it appeared that Holly Holm was on her way to a convincing decision win over Miesha Tate to retain her UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In the 5th round however, Tate managed to secure a rear-naked choke and choke Holm unconscious to win the belt that had eluded her for...

Mar 10, 2016 9:29 am

Source: Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate 2 in the works for UFC 200

Sources close to BJPENN.COM have confirmed that the UFC is looking to set up a rematch between Holly Holm and Miesha Tate for July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Miesha Tate beat Holly Holm by rear-naked choke to become the UFC women’s bantamweight champion at UFC 196. Tate secured the choke in the...

Mar 9, 2016 7:50 pm

Cat Zingano makes strong case for title shot

This past Saturday the UFC women’s bantamweight division was shaken up as Miesha Tate defeated Holly Holm via 5th round submission in the co-main event of UFC 196. Following the fight UFC President Dana White revealed that Tate would now face Ronda Rousey in a trilogy match when the former champ was ready to return...

Mar 7, 2016 4:38 pm

VIDEO | Monday Grappling and Sparring training at JacksonWink MMA

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Mar 3, 2016 12:54 pm

Jon Jones putting on feel-good campaign to raise money for The Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and #1 ranked pound for pound fighter Jon Jones is using his star power to help out a great cause. “Bones” has teamed up with the celebrity apparel platform, Represent.com to release a Limited Edition “The King Has Returned” shirt to raise money for The Pediatric Cancer Foundation. The exclusive...

Mar 3, 2016 10:24 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor breaks down the top 10 pound-for-pound fighters in the world

Do you agree with @thenotoriousmma's P4P rankings? #ufc196 A video posted by MMAFighting.com (@mmafightingdotcom) on Mar 2, 2016 at 10:06pm PST UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor feels that he is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, and also takes more than just the spot of number one. “The Notorious” spoke with the media on...

Mar 3, 2016 1:59 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz surprisingly has these great things to say about Conor McGregor

With one of the most anticipated fights of the year just a few days away, Nate Diaz talks about his outspoken opponent Conor McGregor ahead of their welterweight bout main event at UFC 196. UFC Tonight anchor Karyn Bryant spoke with Diaz who surprisingly had a lot of good things to say about “The Notorious”...

Mar 2, 2016 10:54 am

Video | Nick Diaz Slow-Mo Round House in MGM Lobby

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Mar 2, 2016 10:52 am

VIDEO | Do you think Nate Diaz is an emotional fighter?

Here is a classic clip from the past of a young Nate Diaz establishing himself in the UFC on The Ultimate Fighter series season five. At the time, Nate Diaz was still trying to make his way into the UFC by being a part of the show led by coaches BJ Penn and Jens Pulver....

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...

Mar 2, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor loves a good laugh!

Conor McGregor fans will surely get a smile out of this video edit. Check out the new promotional video edit released by the UFC of the current featherweight champion Conor McGregor and him breaking out into laughter throughout his rise in the promotion. “The Notorious” is set to fight at 170-pounds in the welterweight division...

Mar 1, 2016 1:00 pm

PROMO | UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz – Anybody, Anytime, Anyplace

We are now just days away from UFC 196, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will finally meet inside the Octagon. The welterweight showdown has the entire MMA community talking, with many wondering how big of an impact Diaz’s reach advantage will have on the fight. With just 4 days left to go until fight...

Mar 1, 2016 10:15 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz 8 days out from UFC 196 – How does he look?

Going into UFC 196, there are many questions regarding the main event bout between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. While many are wondering how Conor McGregor will handle fighting an opponent that is taller and has a reach advantage, many are also wondering how Nate Diaz’s cardio will be given that he took the fight...

Feb 29, 2016 7:53 pm

Herb Dean explains why he didn’t end the fight after Anderson Silva’s knee

A flying Knee at 4:59 of the 3rd round.  Anderson Silva thought he had a come from behind walk off KO over Michael Bisping. Not according to Herb Dean.  Heres why. “That’s the way the mechanic works, is that you replace the mouthpiece during a lull in the action,” Dean said during an appearance on...

Feb 29, 2016 11:02 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor posts new photo with his ‘angel’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been buzzing with his recent fight change with his original opponent Rafael dos Anjos pulling out. McGregor’s new opponent Nate Diaz seems to have fans more excited about the UFC 196 match taking place on March 5th. With the excitement surrounding the fight with his new opponent in Diaz,...

Feb 26, 2016 8:09 am

Conor McGregor insults Nate Diaz on social media

At the UFC 196 press conference Wednesday afternoon, things got quite heated between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, as many expected. The pair threw verbal insults at one another throughout the course of the press conference, with Nate Diaz even going as far as to accuse Conor McGregor of using steroids. Following the event, Nick...

Feb 19, 2016 11:57 pm

Fighters react to controversial Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie fight

In the main event of Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie stepped into the cage to fight for a third time. The fight was a short one, that ultimately saw Gracie awarded the TKO win after landing some ground and pound on Shamrock. The controversy however came due to the fact that many noticed...

Feb 19, 2016 10:21 pm

REPLAY! Royce Gracie defeats Ken Shamrock

A triumphant return to the cage for @realroyce! #Bellator149https://t.co/N0FJbjyMc1 — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) February 20, 2016 In the main event of Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock had his shot at revenge at Royce gracie 23 years after losing to Royce in their first meeting. In their second fight the pair fought to a draw after over...