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Jun 28, 2016 7:38 pm

Sage Northcutt says first professional loss was “a fluke deal”

Back in January, Sage Northcutt squared off against Bryan Barbarena, who stepped in on short notice. Northcutt lost the bout, being submitted via Von Flue Choke in the 2nd round, putting an end to his undefeated streak. Now, ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Enrique Marin in less than two weeks, Northcutt believes that...

Jun 25, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “I know I can knock Robbie Lawler out”

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson put the welterweight division on notice earlier this month when he picked up a unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald in Ottawa, Canada. The win was an extremely impressive one for Thompson, who picked apart MacDonald, stuffed several takedowns, and fought out of a few submissions, over the course of the fight....

Jun 24, 2016 10:07 pm

Mickey Gall: I’ll finish CM Punk in one round

Its been over a year since CM Punk announced that he would be transitioning to MMA and entering the Octagon. Now, with Punk’s UFC debut finally set for UFC 203 in Cleveland on September 10th, the MMA world has been asking many questions in regards to how he will do. Gall spoke to Fox Sports...

Jun 24, 2016 10:28 am

Jon Jones says he prefers to fight like Floyd Mayweather, a winner, not an entertainer

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones won the interim title over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 convincingly. However, after going five rounds with Saint Preux, who came in on short notice, many were quick to criticize Jones’ performance in the Octagon and wondered if he could have beaten the champion Daniel Cormier...

Jun 23, 2016 10:14 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant announces fight with Bec Rawling on SportsCenter

Thursday morning, popular UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant appeared on SportsCenter to announce her return to the Octagon following a stellar season on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. VanZant revealed that she would be fighting Bec Rawlings on August 27th at UFC on FOX 21. Rawlings will be riding a 2-fight win streak into the...

Jun 23, 2016 8:00 am

Paige VanZant officially returns to the Octagon in August

Good news for top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant! It appears as though ’12 Gauge’ will get her wish, and will be making her Octagon return sooner rather than later. Following her appearance on season 22 of ABC’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ VanZant expressed her desire to return to the Octagon soon given that...

Jun 21, 2016 11:00 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov goes off on Rafael dos Anjos

While Khabib Nurmagomedov may have no intentions of fighting during Ramadan, ‘The Eagle’ isn’t ready to let UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos forget about their fight in 2014 in which Nurmagomedov defeated dos Anjos via decision. The pair often exchange verbal jabs through interviews, however there has been no word yet as to what...

Jun 21, 2016 4:11 pm

Dana White fires back at Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone regarding his pay complaint

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is one of the most active and exciting fighters that you see in the UFC. After his impressive performance at UFC Fight Night 89 where he put Patrick Cote away in the third round of their welterweight bout, “Cowboy” made a comment during the post-fight press conference about his pay. ‚ÄúThat all...

Jun 18, 2016 9:17 am

PHOTOS | Michael Bisping brings middleweight championship to Manchester

Michael Bisping has been on cloud 9 since winning the UFC middleweight championship against Luke Rockhold earlier this month in the main event of UFC 199. Bisping stepped in on just 2 weeks notice for Chris Weidman, who was forced out of the bout with a neck injury, and ultimately knocked out Luke Rockhold in...

Jun 18, 2016 9:06 am

Rory MacDonald & Stephen Thompson predict Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley

Saturday night in Ottawa, former teammates Rory MacDonald and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson will square off in a highly anticipated matchup of welterweight contenders that will likely see the next welterweight title challenger crowned. The winner of MacDonald vs. Thompson will likely be facing the winner of UFC 201’s Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley scrap, which...

Jun 17, 2016 8:51 am

Michael Bisping reacts to Georges St-Pierre wanting a superfight

The MMA community currently going wild in regards to a potential Georges St-Pierre return to the UFC. After nearly a 3 year hiatus from the Octagon following his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks, St-Pierre’s camp reached out to Michael Bisping to request a title shot against the middleweight champ. Bisping broke the...

Jun 17, 2016 8:42 am

Georges St-Pierre’s camp officially reaches out for title fight with Michael Bisping

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold to claim the UFC middleweight championship. While many want to see a rematch with Luke Rockhold, or even a rematch with Dan Henderson for Bisping’s first title defense, former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre is reportedly interested in returning to the Octagon for...

Jun 17, 2016 8:27 am

Michael Bisping goes off on “old piece of s***” Dan Henderson

Earlier this month, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 to claim the UFC middleweight champion. On the same card, MMA legend Dan Henderson knocked out Hector Lombard with a brutal elbow. Given that Henderson scored one of the most iconic knockouts of all time at UFC 100 when...

Jun 16, 2016 2:44 pm

Georges St-Pierre wants to return to fight Michael Bisping

The rumors of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returning to the octagon come rather frequently given St-Pierre’s reputation as one of the greatest fighters of all time. Since Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold earlier this month, there have been reports of both men wanting to fight each...

Jun 16, 2016 1:15 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant answers, ‘Would you fight Ronda Rousey?’

.@PaigeVanzantUFC is ready to head back into the octagon & the possibility of her next opponent has us excited!https://t.co/G2gta20xUu — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) June 16, 2016 UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has an interesting backstory with Ronda Rousey as she was apparently chewed out by the former women’s bantamweight champion. While appearing on FS1’s show with...

Jun 15, 2016 11:12 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald discusses lasting impact of Robbie Lawler fight

Rory Macdonald breaks down his bout vs. @WonderboyMMA and the lasting affects of his brutal war with Robbie Lawler. https://t.co/kxOK4WCmv3 — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) June 16, 2016 Back at UFC 189, nearly a year ago, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald fought for the welterweight championship in what became one of the most historic fights...

Jun 15, 2016 12:20 pm

Anthony Pettis featherweight debut set for August

Earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis announced his intentions to drop down to featherweight in hopes of ending his 3-fight skid. On Wednesday, it was announced that Pettis would be making his featherweight debut in Vancouver on August 27th against #7 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira. UFC Executive VP Tom Wright spoke to...

Jun 14, 2016 11:41 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre predicts Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson

This Saturday on Fox Sports 1, Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson will square off in a pivotal welterweight matchup that will likely see the new welterweight #1 contender crowned. Ahead of the fight, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, who is friends with, and has trained with both men, gave his preview of the bout...

Jun 13, 2016 8:43 pm

Joe Rogan gives his take on the fall of Ronda Rousey

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has not fought since losing the belt to Holly Holm at UFC 193 back in November. UFC color commentator Joe Rogan feels that Rousey got caught up in her fame, which ultimately led to her being knocked out by Holm. “These themes play themselves out over and over...

Jun 11, 2016 5:15 pm

John Kavanagh gives update on Conor McGregor’s potential return to featherweight

Since winning the UFC featherweight championship back in December, Conor McGregor went up to welterweight for a UFC 196 fight with Nate Diaz, which was initially supposed to be a lightweight title fight with Rafael dos Anjos. McGregor lost the fight, and then was rebooked to fight Diaz at UFC 200, however he was pulled...

Jun 10, 2016 11:40 pm

Mark Hunt: USADA exemption won’t save Lesnar

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the UFC at UFC 200 to fight Mark Hunt in the co-main event of the historic card. In the following days it was revealed that Lesnar had been granted a USADA exemption and missed the first 3...

Jun 10, 2016 10:04 am

Brock Lesnar recalls meeting Muhammad Ali

Earlier this month, tragic news surfaced that boxing legend Muhammad Ali had passed away at the age of 74 after being hospitalized and placed on life support. Friday afternoon there was a funeral procession in Louisville to bring Ali home for a Muslim funeral service. Prior to that, Brock Lesnar spoke to ESPN to recall...

Jun 9, 2016 8:13 am

Mark Hunt reacts to Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

It’s been nearly a week since it was revealed that former UFC champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 200. Since then, it has also been revealed that Lesnar will be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt, and that he has been granted an exemption from USADA random drug testing. Ahead of...

Jun 2, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Dana White reacts to shootout Valentina Shevchenko shootout

News broke earlier this week that UFC women’s bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko was at a chicken shop in Peru when an armed robbery took place. Without missing a beat, Shevchenko’s coach left into action, pulling out a firearm and shooting one of the robbers. Unfortunately, he was also his by return fire from the men, and...

Jun 2, 2016 11:55 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm gets caught in hail storm while running

[ooyala code=”tuaHl2MzE61GK-qpvoMm4reFmCMlxZsN” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is currently gearing up for her ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ scrap with Valentina Shevchenko in July. While training for the fight, Holm went on a run, however things took a turn for the worse when she was caught in a hailstorm....

Jun 2, 2016 9:04 am

VIDEO | Despite short notice, Michael Bisping is feeling incredible

At UFC 199, Michael Bisping is finally going to get his title shot, after nearly a decade inside the UFC. Unfortunately for Bisping, he took the fight on 2 weeks notice, leading many to wonder if he will have enough time to prepare for the event. Ahead of the fight, Bisping joined Jay & Dan...

May 28, 2016 7:29 am

VIDEO | Brian Stann running for political office?

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Brian Stann has a very well documented past in the armed forces. Stann, a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps was awarded the Silver Star for his actions during combat. Back in 2013, following his KO loss to Wanderlei Silva, Stann retired from MMA, taking a very active role in...