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Mar 2, 2017 4:03 pm

Tyron Woodley doesn’t want to talk about Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping

During negotiations regarding the return of Georges St-Pierre, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was mentioned as a potential opponent for the former welterweight kingpin given the fact that Woodley holds the belt once held by Georges St-Pierre. With that being said, GSP has now signed a new multi-fight UFC contract, and will now fight UFC...

Mar 2, 2017 11:34 am

Jeremy Stephens books scrap in Kansas City

Jeremy Stephens, who currently holds the number five spot in the UFC featherweight rankings, will soon return to the Octagon. He will do so on April 15, when the UFC touches down in Kansas City, Missouri with UFC on Fox 24. Stephens’ opponent will be Brazilian prospect Renato Moicano. This fight was announced on UFC...

Mar 2, 2017 10:19 am

Michael Bisping defends choice to fight Georges St-Pierre over Yoel Romero

Later this year, at a to-be-determined date, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will defend his title. He will not, however, defend that title against Yoel Romero, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Luke Rockhold, Chris Weidman, Gegard Mousasi, Robert Whittaker, or any other member of the middleweight top-10. Instead, he’ll defend it against former welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre, who...

Mar 2, 2017 9:15 am

Coach John Kavanagh details his ideal next fights for Conor McGregor

Shortly after winning the UFC lightweight title with a beautiful, second-round knockout of Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor set his sights on a game-changing boxing match with semi-retired boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Whether this fight actually happens is still very difficult to say, but it remains the Irishman’s singular focus. McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh, however,...


Mar 2, 2017 8:10 am

Report: Francis Ngannou to take on the Skyscraper in Stockholm

Back in January, on the main card of UFC on Fox 23, French-Cameroonian heavyweight Francis Ngannou picked up a crushing first-round knockout win over former champion Andrei Arlovski. With this win, Ngannou burst into the upper half of the UFC heavyweight top-15, where other massive tests now await him. According to a report from MMAJunkie.com,...

Feb 25, 2017 12:01 am

Stephen Thompson explains why he’d “hate” to fight Georges St-Pierre

UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson’s affiliation with Tristar is well documented. Prior to ‘Wonderboy’ making the transition from kickboxing to MMA, the undefeated kickboxer trained at Tristar under coach Firas Zahabi, alongside the likes of UFC legend Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald, where he helped St-Pierre train for several bouts, including his scrap with...

Feb 22, 2017 11:40 am

Tony Ferguson taunts Conor McGregor: ‘This is a man’s sport’

Since winning the UFC lightweight championship in November of 2016 by knocking out Eddie Alvarez in the second round of their highly anticipated UFC 205 headlining fight, Conor McGregor has been repeatedly called out by both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. While McGregor is of course sidelined through May due to the upcoming birth of...

Feb 17, 2017 6:44 am

Robert Whittaker on Gegard Mousasi: I’ll fight him “after my bloody holiday”

Last month, a frustrated Gegard Mousasi put the majority of the UFC middleweight division on blast, criticizing its elite players for not accepting a fight with him. One fighter who took a hit in the Dutchman’s scathing rant was Australian contender Robert Whittaker, who has been enjoying a bit of time off with family in...

Feb 16, 2017 7:01 am

Derek Brunson now reportedly not appealing Anderson Silva loss

At UFC 208, Derek Brunson stepped into the Octagon with former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva for a highly anticipated scrap. After three rounds, Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, the stats saw Brunson winning the fight. After a period of frustration from Brunson, and an announcement that Holly Holm would...

Feb 15, 2017 8:08 pm

Derrick Lewis weighs in on Edmond Tarverdyan ahead of Travis Browne fight

With just days to go until Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Halifax’, talks regarding how Travis Browne will look under Edmond Tarverdyan have continued to surface. Prior to Browne’s UFC 181 scrap with Brendan Schaub in 2014, Browne began training under Edmond Tarverdyan...

Feb 15, 2017 12:48 pm

EXCLUSIVE | ‘The Korean Zombie’ hoping for an arena full of zombies at next fight

Even after three-and-a-half years, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung didn’t skip a beat in his return to competition in the UFC. Jung stepped into the Octagon to take on then-#9 UFC ranked featherweight Dennis Bermudez after taking time off to fulfill his mandatory service in the military for South Korea. Jung took the opportunity...

Feb 15, 2017 7:47 am

Tyron Woodley: Holly Holm should take a break from fighting

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 208, former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm lost a controversial decision to Germaine de Randamie, failing her bid to become the UFC’s first ever female featherweight champion as a result. With this loss, Holm fell onto a three-fight losing streak, as she has was defeated by Miesha...

Feb 14, 2017 8:27 am

Derek Brunson statement on Anderson Silva loss

This past weekend at UFC 208, MMA icon Anderson Silva snapped a 2-fight skid as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Derek Brunson in a highly anticipated scrap between two of the most exciting fighters in the middleweight division. Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, many believe Brunson won...

Feb 14, 2017 7:25 am

“The Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi has Become a Super Man

Last December, on the main card of UFC 206, “The Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi and Cub Swanson engaged in one of the most thrilling scraps of all time. For three, frenzied rounds, prospect and veteran pelted each other with heavy artillery, hammering each other’s jaws and leaving ours on the floor. Given how exciting he...

Feb 12, 2017 8:29 am

Dana White explains how he scored controversial Silva vs. Brunson fight

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 208, former middleweight king and veritable MMA legend Anderson “The Spider” Silva attempted to correct a four-year win drought against rising middleweight contender Derek Brunson. After three slow rounds of action, which saw Brunson hesitate to engage, and Silva wait for rare opportunities to counter, Silva succeeded on this...

Feb 10, 2017 7:42 am

Jorge Masvidal: I’d take Conor McGregor’s head and leave his arms for Mayweather

Last month, in the main event of the UFC’s most recent trip to Denver, ever-improving veteran Jorge Masvidal dazzled with a second round execution of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. With this knockout win – which very nearly occured in the first round – Masvidal burst into the welterweight top-10, and set himself up for riveting matchups...

Feb 8, 2017 7:28 am

Odds! Stipe Miocic opens as big favorite over JDS ahead of title rematch

After several previous reports, the UFC has officially announced that heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will next defend his title against Junior Dos Santos. The pair will duke it out in the main event of UFC 211, which is scheduled for May 13 in Dallas, Texas. Miocic and Dos Santos, of course, are quite familiar with...

Feb 7, 2017 9:41 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza trashes Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 208, middleweight star Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will take on the ever-dangerous Tim Boetsch. Given that Jacare is one of the top contenders in the middleweight division, and Boetsch is on the very fringes of the divisional top-15, the announcement of this matchup was initially a bit of...

Feb 6, 2017 12:40 pm

Daniel Cormier: Unless McGregor is on the card, Jones rematch will be PPV main event

When Jon Jones withdrew from his scheduled UFC 200 main event title fight with Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White assured that he would never trust him with headlining honors again. And while White has certainly gone back on similar assurances in the past, it’s easy to see him sticking with this one, given Jones’...

Feb 6, 2017 9:56 am

Dennis Bermudez feels fight with Chan Sung Jung was stopped ‘a little bit early’

After a three-and-a-half-year layoff from fighting, Chan Sung Jung did not skip a beat in his return to the Octagon on Saturday. Unranked after the long layoff with doing his mandatory military service for South Korea, Jung took on Dennis Bermudez, who stepped into the Octagon ranked #9 in the official UFC featherweight rankings. “The...

Feb 5, 2017 7:43 am

Dana White confirms Jessica Andrade will get next shot at Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Last month, we learned that dominant UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk had returned to American Top Team to begin training for her next fight. Her opponent for this next fight, however, remained a mystery. On Saturday night, that changed. Though it was widely speculated that the next strawweight title shot would go to Michelle Waterson,...

Feb 3, 2017 12:18 pm

Max Holloway and Sage Northcutt join forces and wreck NBA’s Houston Rockets mascot

Gator don't play no games @rocketsmascotclutch @supersagenorthcutt pic.twitter.com/JTmYe8G4u7 — Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) February 3, 2017 An unlikely duo recently teamed up together at the Houston Rockets basketball game. UFC interim featherweight champion Max Holloway and rising star Sage Northcutt were in Houston to catch the game and made an appearance on the court. Holloway and...

Feb 3, 2017 9:52 am

Fabricio Werdum not happy with rumored Stipe Miocic next fight

In the wake of Cain Velasquez being pulled from his heavyweight #1 contender fight with Fabricio Werdum at UFC 207 in 2016, there was much talk of who would get the next heavyweight title shot against UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. While many expected the UFC to give the opportunity to Werdum given that he...

Feb 3, 2017 9:39 am

Tyron Woodley explains campaign for Georges St-Pierre superfight

Last year, after winning the UFC welterweight championship by knocking out Robbie Lawler in the very first round of their UFC 201 scrap, newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley immediately began to call for a superfight with either former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, or MMA veteran Nick Diaz. While the idea of a potential...

Feb 2, 2017 9:33 am

Neil Magny fires back at Jorge Masvidal

Following Jorge Masvidal’s impressive ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ win over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone this past weekend, the streaking welterweight contender found himself being offered a fight against Demian Maia. Masvidal accepted the bout, and Maia was sent the potential bout. Maia turned the fight down, and fellow top ranked welterweight Neil Magny offered to step up...

Feb 2, 2017 9:04 am

Demian Maia turned down Jorge Masvidal fight, Magny wants in

Fresh off his ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ win over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone this past weekend, Jorge Masvidal is already being linked to other matchups. After UFC President Dana White revealed that he had offered Demian Maia a fight with Masvidal, it didn’t take long for Masvidal to reveal that Maia turned the fight down: “People are...

Feb 2, 2017 8:14 am

Valentina Shevchenko reflects on win over Julianna Pena

This past weekend at ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’, top ranked women’s bantamweight contender Valentina Shevchenko secured herself a title fight with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes as she picked up a spectacular submission win over Julianna Pena. For Valentina Shevchenko, the win not only put her on a 2-fight win streak, but also resulted...