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Dec 9, 2017 6:46 am

Tony Ferguson Says His Surgery Was to Sharpen His Elbows for McGregor in 2018

Just a couple of days ago, it was made known to the world that Tony Ferguson underwent surgery on his elbow and his return to the Octagon was up in the air. The info was released by his wife on her private Instagram account, but the news quickly proliferated all the outlets asking what this...

Dec 8, 2017 6:17 pm

TUF 26 Finale Racks Up Record Lows on Fox Sports 1

The Ultimate Fighter season 26 wrapped up last week and in the finale, the UFC crowned their first ever women’s Flyweight champion. Originally expected to be #12 seed, Sijara Eubanks vs #14, Nicco Montano, Eubanks was hospitalized the day of weigh-ins and forced out of the championship bout. Replacing her was the #1 seeded women’s...

Dec 8, 2017 4:49 pm

Combat Sports to be Banned for One Year in Edmonton

Don’t expect to see any fights of any sort going on in Edmonton, Alberta for the next year. That’s because they won’t be allowed. After the tragic death of former UFC Heavyweight, Tim Hague, the Edmonton City Council has decided to ban combat sports of any kind for the entirety of next year. Tim Hague...

Dec 8, 2017 12:52 pm

BREAKING | Conor McGregor in Talks for Another Gigantic Boxing Match for April

Back last month when Manny Pacquiao winked at a possible fight with Conor McGregor, we all just took it with a grain of salt just like Paulie Malignaggi’s constant petition to settle his differences with the Irish MMA Champ Champ. However, it looks like it is more than just talk. The two have entered into negotiations...

Dec 8, 2017 12:25 pm

Early Odds Released on Luke Rockhold and Robert Whittaker’s Title Fight

After a log jam that brought the middleweight division to a screeching halt, there is about to be a tidal wave of movement like someone blew up a dam. Georges St-Pierre left the middleweight division and now Luke Rockhold’s fight with Robert Whittaker at UFC 221 will be for the actual middleweight title. The opening...

Dec 8, 2017 11:40 am

Derek Brunson Gives Props to Georges St-Pierre for Vacating

There have been mixed reactions to the recent news of Georges St-Pierre leaving middleweight and vacating the title he just won a month ago. It was his battle with his stomach in the arduous rode to weight gain that resulted in ulcerative colitis, prompting St-Pierre to abandon the division. Ignoring the negativity, we’ll focus directly...

Dec 8, 2017 9:48 am

VIDEO | Kazushi Sakuraba and Josh Barnett Create a New Grappling Tournament

In a world where submission only grappling has finally rose to prominence over the last couple of years, there are no shortage of tournaments for players of all ground games to showcase their skills. The Eddie Bravo Invitational, Polaris, and Metamoris are just three organizations that are aiming a spotlight on grapplers, complete with production...

Dec 8, 2017 8:40 am

John Lineker Condemns Superfights Saying Fighters Should Stay in Their Divisions

Georges St-Pierre just left the middleweight division in just a month after becoming champion. TJ Dillashaw is training right now to change weight classes and challenge Demetrious Johnson. Meanwhile, John Lineker is about to fight Jimmie Rivera and he’s not happy. He recently expressed his dislike over fighters jumping around and thinks they should stay...

Dec 8, 2017 2:30 am

Rafael dos Anjos gives praise to Georges St-Pierre for vacating middleweight title

Big news for the UFC middleweight division was dropped late Thursday as the UFC announced that Georges St-Pierre vacated his newly captured middleweight title. With St-Pierre vacating the title, UFC interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker was deemed the undisputed champion and former champ Luke Rockhold is now challenging Whittaker for the belt at UFC 221...

Dec 7, 2017 7:50 pm

Strawweight Limit Is No Problem for Mackenzie Dern Ahead of Invicta FC Debut

Mackenzie Dern is one of the brightest prospects in all of MMA. The world championship BJJ black belt has gotten her career off to a hot start, going 4-0 with two spectacular submission victories and two dominant unanimous decisions. The only issue is that in two of Dern’s three fights at the 115 lb Strawweight...

Dec 7, 2017 6:16 pm

Conor McGregor Lets It Be Known That He’s Not Done Fighting

There has been plenty of speculation surrounding the future of Conor McGregor’s career, whether it be in boxing or MMA. UFC president, Dana White has been repeatedly asked about what will be next for the current UFC Lightweight champion and stated most recently that he’s moving forward as if McGregor’s not coming back. He said this after...

Dec 7, 2017 1:17 pm

Dustin Poirier Wants to Give Another Boxing Lesson to ‘Piece of Sh-t’ Eddie Alvarez

Eddie Alvarez is now at the top of the lightweight rankings and knocking on the door for another title shot after a Fight of the Night performance against Justin Gaethje. However, there is more than just the winner of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Edson Barboza who stands between Alvarez and either interim or undisputed gold. Lurking...

Dec 7, 2017 10:58 am

Franics Ngannou Enters Into a Very Elite Group After Updated Rankings

The kind of hype train that Francis Ngannou and the UFC has created hasn’t been seen in quite some time. It’s not even just a train anymore, we’ve got hype planes, trains and automobiles here. Whether proven or not, it doesn’t even matter, the only thing that can slow all this momentum now is Stipe...

Dec 7, 2017 9:44 am

Joe Rogan thoughtfully reasons his pick for ‘the best 145er ever’

Many fans enjoy hearing Joe Rogan’s opinion on topics that go far beyond fighting and mixed martial arts. This is why the UFC commentator and comedian’s podcast is so popular. Speaking with Bellator heavyweight Justin Wren on his recent JRE MMA Show podcast episode, Rogan touched on UFC 218, which took place over the weekend...

Dec 7, 2017 8:58 am

EXCLUSIVE | Valentina Shevchenko refuses to consider herself the uncrowned flyweight champion

Last Friday, the UFC crowned it’s first ever women’s flyweight champion in Nicco Montaño, who defeated Roxanne Modafferi to earn the inaugural title. While Montaño now owns the belt, however, many expect her reign to be quite short, as long-time women’s bantamweight contender Valentina Shevchenko zeroes in on a drop to flyweight, and most likely,...

Dec 7, 2017 8:27 am

Tito Ortiz Says The Fans ‘Deserve’ The Fight Between Cyborg and Ronda Rousey

At the end of the month, one of the biggest women’s MMA fights of all-time will go down at UFC 219. Holly Holm will step into the Octagon to challenge Cris Cyborg for her women’s UFC featherweight title. A huge fight like this with such high stakes hearkens back to when Holm fought Ronda Rousey...

Dec 7, 2017 8:26 am

EXCLUSIVE | “Misunderstood” Angela Magana has a message for her haters

Angela Magana, a veteran of MMA’s women’s strawweight division, is well acquainted with her haters. While she’s got a legion of loyal followers, her outspoken attitude assures she receives plenty of backlash too. That said, Magana has never let her haters get to her. Believing that she’s just a bit misunderstood, she chooses instead to...

Dec 7, 2017 7:57 am

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez Runs Play-by-Play of His Justin Gaethje KO

Eddie Alvarez watching his Gaethje KO: “He’ll recover within like a quarter second and then you’ll be in a whole ‘nother fight again. That’s the kind of animal Justin Gaethje is.” pic.twitter.com/3xPMBImfJ0 — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) December 7, 2017 There wasn’t a gold belt on the line in Eddie Alvarez’s Fight of the Night with Justin...

Dec 7, 2017 7:49 am

EXCLUSIVE | Volkan Oezdemir weighs in on Daniel Cormier’s wrestling advantage

On January 20, when the UFC touches down in Boston, Massachusetts with UFC 220, Swiss light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir will attempt to topple the division’s champion Daniel Cormier. Ahead of this fight, the two fighters’ advantages are quite clear. Oezdemir, of course, has established himself as one of the light heavyweight division’s most venomous...

Dec 7, 2017 6:58 am

EXCLUSIVE | After possible early stoppage, Angela Magana challenges sexism in MMA

Last weekend, on the undercard of UFC 218, Angela Magana came up short against Amanda Bobby Cooper, succumbing to second-round punches. Unfortunately, Magana feels as though the fight might have been stopped a little early by referee Keith Peterson. “I feel like the fight was stopped early,” Magana explained on the latest episode of BJ...

Dec 7, 2017 6:00 am

Francis Ngannou and the Hunt for MMA’s First Homegrown Heavyweight Superstar

Dana White’s thoughts on Francis Ngannou could not be clearer. When the UFC President talks about the hulking French-Cameroonian heavyweight contender, his eyes might as well light up with dollar signs. In Ngannou, he believes he has found a future superstar. “Once we keep this guy active, and you see him doing this to all...

Dec 6, 2017 2:41 pm

BREAKING | Ronda Rousey Finalizing Her Huge Career Move

Ronda Rousey hasn’t been inside the Octagon for nearly a year now, but she hasn’t been sitting around doing nothing. She got married to UFC heavyweight Travis Browne, is releasing multiple business ventures including her own website, and she’s been all over the WWE Universe. It hasn’t been an accident. Even when she was supporting...