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Mar 19, 2014 9:20 am

With New Motivation, Shogun Wants K.O. Over Hendo This Weekend

“I have always been with great coaches, but I lacked motivation. With the training here in São Paulo my motivation raised again because I’m just another fighter. In Curitiba, the coaches were hired by me and they were focusing only on me. Now, here in São Paulo, I have good athletes that help me like...

Feb 20, 2014 10:50 am

Wand says Vitor Belfort is a Lion when hitting, but that he can’t take a punch

“The Axe Murderer” is hoping that fellow Brazilian Vitor Belfort will emerge victorious against Chris Weidman at May’s UFC 173 event in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is not because Wanderlei and Belfort are best friends, but because Silva wants to be the first guy to challenge “The Phenom” for the 185-pound strap, this after he defeats...

Mar 12, 2012 11:16 am

MMA POLL – Who takes the rematch Chael Sonnen or Anderson Silva?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. With one of the most highly anticipated rematches in UFC history slated for this summer we want to know, are you Team Sonnen or Team Silva? Cast your vote now! Read More: Chael Sonnen (News), Anderson Silva (News), UFC Brazil 2012

Dec 17, 2017 8:03 am

Rafael dos Anjos responds to Colby Covington’s call out

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in snowy Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada with UFC on Fox 26. In the card’s exciting main event, former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos asserted himself as one of the welterweight division’s top contenders, defeating former titleholder Robbie Lawler with a dominant, unanimous decision win. Not everyone, of course, was impressed...

Dec 11, 2017 9:21 am

Dana White clarifies on the featherweight title shot situation

Last Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s debut in Fresno, California, surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega picked up the biggest win of his career, tapping long-time contender Cub Swanson in the second round. With this win, Ortega immediately stands out as one of the top contenders in the featherweight division – perhaps even the next man...

Dec 10, 2017 8:39 am

VIDEO | Watch Bellator champ Rafael Carvalho defend title with crushing 44-second KO

#AndStill and it was lightning quick. @RafaCarvalhoMMA #Bellator190 pic.twitter.com/XweAryvKiq — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) December 10, 2017 While the combat sports world was largely preoccupied with the UFC’s debut in Fresno, California, and Vasyl Lomachenko’s beautiful defeat of Guillermo Rigondeaux, Bellator MMA also promoted a fantastic show last night. This card, titled Bellator 190, went down in beautiful Florence,...

Dec 6, 2017 6:21 am

Belt promotion proves CM Punk’s martial arts journey is far from over

In September of 2016, pro wrestling legend CM Punk stepped into the UFC’s Octagon to battle red hot prospect Mickey Gall. At the time of this fight, Punk had almost nothing in the way of martial arts experience, and yet somehow, we were all compelled to watch his pro debut anyway. In the end, Punk’s...

Dec 5, 2017 11:06 am

Max Holloway chimes in on his social media squabble with Conor McGregor

Max Holloway didn’t blink twice to give Jose Aldo an immediate rematch after his originally scheduled UFC 218 featherweight title fight matchup with Frankie Edgar fell through. Holloway repeated his success against Aldo in their rematch over the weekend in nearly the same fashion, finishing who he considers one of the greatest fighters of all...

Dec 2, 2017 6:49 pm

Pros react to tonight’s crazy war between Yancy Medeiros and Alex Oliveira

It did not take long for the pros to react to tonight’s crazy scrap between Yancy Medeiros and Alex Oliveira. Hawaiian Yancy Medeiros and Brazil’s Alex Oliveira went to war during tonight’s UFC 218 prelims in Detroit. The exciting welterweight fighters exchanged bombs for the better part of three rounds before Medeiros eventually put Oliveira...

Dec 2, 2017 7:39 am

Conor McGregor is the Most Tested Athlete in Combat Sports

Conor McGregor is no stranger to breaking records. He holds way more than a handful in the UFC, including the biggest gate, largest purse and being the first simultaneous two-division champion just to name a few. It looks like those records just keep on coming, but in the current climate of the UFC, this one...

Dec 2, 2017 6:40 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo Drops An Absolutely Ridiculous Quote About His Weight Cut

Weigh-ins are always a tough time for anyone, but especially for championship bouts. So many fights have been ruined by a bad weight cut. Last night’s main event for The Ultimate Fighter finale was even switched up due to kidney failure. Both Max Holloway and Jose Aldo appeared to be going through tough cuts and...

Dec 1, 2017 5:05 pm

Colby Covington calls Werdum a ‘Filthy Animal’, Says he Took Tyron’s Soul

  Brazil isn’t Colby Covington’s favorite place. The UFC welterweight has been vocal about his displeasure towards the country following a tumultuous recent visit during which he defeated Brazilian native Demian Maia. A post-fight speech aimed at the crowd elicited its fair share of criticism, none more than from former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum....

Nov 29, 2017 2:45 pm

Dana White Is Not Amused by Fabricio Werdum Hitting Colby Covington with a Boomerang

Fabricio Werdum has won three of his last four fights, but everything other than his fighting has seemed to be a rocky road. While he’s never strayed away from a little controversy, he recently almost had a scuffle with interim UFC lightweight champ Tony Ferguson, which he paired with a crazy boomerang attack on Colby...

Nov 25, 2017 10:12 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Praises ‘Ton of Fun’ Colby Covington

Everywhere Tyron Woodley turns, Colby Covington is there: On television, on the Twitter, even sliding into comment sections on Facebook. However, his antics have drawn more attention than from just the UFC welterweight champion, he basically has an entire nation of Brazilians angry at him. Something that resulted in an altercation with heavyweight Fabricio Werdum...

Nov 23, 2017 6:32 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Perry trashes “v*gina” Colby Covington, explains what he’d do if he was hit with a boomerang

Earlier this month, in the lead-up to the UFC’s recent show in Sydney, Australia, surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington had a run-in with former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. Evidently angered by Covington’s controversial anti-Brazil comments, Werdum got physical with the welterweight, and ultimately threw a novelty boomerang at him. Speaking on the latest...

Nov 22, 2017 6:18 am

Chael Sonnen sides with Colby Covington, not “scumbag” Fabricio Werdum

Colby Covington is one of the most talked about fighters in MMA right now. Unfortunately, much of the talk about him has been negative. Public discourse surrounding the welterweight star picked up when he insulted the entire country of Brazil after his recent win over Demian Maia. It reached a boiling point when he had...

Nov 20, 2017 6:00 pm

‘Jacare’ Souza and Derek Brunson Agree to Fight, But on Different Cards

The middleweight division has become as perplexing as it is stacked. Now with former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre at the helm, and an interim champ working his way back to the cage, the rest of the division continues to sort it self out. Already illustrating this sentiment is champ Michael Bisping, who is making...

Nov 19, 2017 2:40 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington goes off on “unprofessional” Conor McGregor

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has made a lot of headlines in recent weeks. It all started last month in Brazil after Covington scored a unanimous decision over hometown favorite Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 119. In his post-fight interview “Chaos” called the country “a dump” and said that the people of Brazil...

Nov 19, 2017 9:36 am

EXCLUSIVE | Amanda Nunes discusses possible fight with Raquel Pennington

On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes admitted that, while she didn’t want to step on the toes of her fellow Brazilian Cris Cyborg, she believed her next opponent should be former champion Holly Holm. “I’m ready to go,” the bantamweight champ said on BJ Penn Radio. “I...

Nov 16, 2017 5:00 pm

Fabricio Werdum Makes the Australian News After Confrontation with Colby Covington

In what seems to be on-going coverage of UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum, a video has surfaced of an Australian news station who ran a story covering the confrontation between Werdum and UFC welterweight Colby Covington. Werdum and Covington had an altercation early Thursday when the two ran in to each other in Australia as both...

Nov 16, 2017 12:46 pm

Former bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano teases imminent comeback news

It has now been well over a year since Cat Zingano’s last fight: a disappointing decision loss to Julianna Pena on the undercard of UFC 200 in July of 2016. From the sounds of it, that could soon change. On Thursday morning, Zingano published a Tweet suggesting that she had been given an opponent and...

Nov 16, 2017 8:45 am

Report: Colby Covington pressing charges against Fabricio Werdum

Last night, video surfaced of a heated confrontation between surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington and UFC Sydney headliner Fabricio Werdum. In this video, Covington claimed that the former heavyweight champ Werdum sucker punched him. In a subsequent statement to FloCombat, Werdum assured Covington was the aggressor and that he did not throw a punch. A video from...

Nov 16, 2017 6:01 am

Fabricio Werdum and Colby Covington break silence on heated confrontation in Australia

Last night, video surfaced of a heated confrontation between top UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington and former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. In this video, Covington claimed that Werdum had punched him, and went off on the Brazilian in a heated tirade. “Look at this clown. You’re a f*cking clown Fabricio Werdum,” Covington said in...