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Jan 24, 2018 9:43 am

Rory MacDonald Refutes ‘Completely False’ Reports of His Long Suspension

It should be no surprise to anyone that Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima had an absolute war at Bellator 192. The damage inflicted by both men was something to behold. Attention after the fight was over was drawn towards MacDonalds severely swollen leg and possible injuries he may have endured on his grueling battle towards...

Jan 24, 2018 7:51 am

EXCLUSIVE | Kevin Lee explains choice to train with legendary coach Firas Zahabi

In the wake of his submission loss to UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson, Kevin Lee has been looking for ways to freshen up his game. He’s hoping renowned MMA coach Firas Zahabi can help him with that. Speaking on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, Lee explained that he’ll be doing some work...

Jan 24, 2018 6:58 am

Bellator 192 medical suspensions: Rory MacDonald gets lengthy sit for leg injury

Last weekend, Bellator MMA returned to our screens with one of its biggest cards to date in Bellator 192. One of the highlights of this card occurred in the co-main event, when former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald bested Douglas Lima in a five-round war, capturing the Bellator welterweight belt in the process. While...

Jan 24, 2018 5:53 am

Michael Bisping has received a bout offer, but his loved ones don’t want him to take it

Having lost the UFC middleweight title to Georges St-Pierre, and come up short in an abrupt and ill-advised comeback fight against Kelvin Gastelum, former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has been planning to retire when the UFC touches down in London this March 17. Apparently, Bisping has now received a bout offer for this card,...

Jan 23, 2018 6:50 pm

Nate Diaz Gives Update: “See you around May”

There aren’t many fighters like the Diaz brothers.  After posting out a collection of fight-related pictures on his Instagram page, Nate Diaz capped them off with a clearer message. This is what he had to say: https://www.instagram.com/p/BeUKqYtH-uL/ Sick of sitting around waiting for you fuckers to do shit there’s no excitement in this fight shit...

Jan 23, 2018 5:11 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Details How she Took Weight Cutting to the Extreme Ahead of Last Fight

UFC 223 will play host to the rematch of the most shocking upset of 2017. At UFC 217, the 25-year-old, “Thug” Rose Namajunas dispatched of the then reigning champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk effortlessly to earn a first-round knockout victory. The fight was in November and we’ve since learned from the former Strawweight queen, Joanna that this was one...

Jan 23, 2018 3:52 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier is Only Fighting Three More Times Before He Retires

After a dominant performance against Volkan Oezdemir, Daniel Cormier let everyone know that they wouldn’t see him too much longer. March 20th next year, Cormier will turn 40-years old and has decided to retire. Of course, as we all know, minds can always change especially when it comes to MMA retirements, but it seems like...

Jan 23, 2018 9:31 am

Fabricio Werdum Vows to be Heavyweight Champ Again in 2018

All eyes were on UFC 220’s main event between Stipe Moicic and Francis Ngannou. Miocic was up against a highly hyped and dangerous Ngannou, with his belt and a record on the line. He passed the test and proved he’s still the best in the world. One man who was watching would like to dispute...

Jan 23, 2018 8:40 am

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald Says Douglas Lima Inflicted the Worst Pain He’s Ever Felt

Rory MacDonald has a reputation that transcends organizations. He is known for being violent and absorbing punishment. His legendary fight with Robbie Lawler at UFC 189 cemented MacDonald and his opponent as warriors in a completely different dimension of pain management. MacDonald ended up with injuries in that war that would haunt him for years....

Jan 23, 2018 7:16 am

Opening odds released for Rose Namajunas vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk rematch

Back in November, in the first of three title fights on the UFC 217 bill, seemingly unstoppable UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk stepped into the Octagon with unheralded challenger Rose Namajunas. In a shocking upset, Namajunas put the champ Jedrzejczyk down with a first-round punch, taking the belt for herself in the process. Now, the...

Jan 23, 2018 6:58 am

Daniel Cormier gives precise date for his retirment from MMA

Last weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 220, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defended his title with a second-round TKO of Volkan Oezdemir. From the sounds of it, this will probably one of the last fights of Cormier’s career. While he hopes to fight through 2018, Cormier said on Monday’s edition of The...

Jan 23, 2018 6:32 am

Tony Ferguson is not happy about the mystery surrounding Conor McGregor’s belt

On April 7, at UFC 223, UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson will take on Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title fight. That said, Ferguson doesn’t know whether he’ll be defending his interim title, or fighting for the undisputed title, which would first have to be stripped from Conor McGregor. UFC President Dana White has been...

Jan 22, 2018 8:30 pm

Cris Cyborg Ready for Superfight with Amanda Nunes

It appears that the UFC Featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg has changed her mind! Originally, she was stating that for her next fight she would like to defend against a fighter that has been competing and winning at Featherweight lately. She has now said that she is ready for the UFC Bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes next...

Jan 22, 2018 6:23 pm

Fedor Emeliankenko and Frank Mir Get Their Fight Date

The Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix is officially underway! This past Saturday at Bellator 192, Chael Sonnen took on and defeated the former UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson by unanimous decision to advance to the semi-finals of the tournament. Sonnen will now move on to face the winner of the Fedor Emelianenko vs Frank...

Jan 22, 2018 10:34 am

EXCLUSIVE | Kevin Lee makes pick for Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

On April 7, at UFC 223, interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and undefeated contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will battle for a lightweight title. Will it be the interim title currently owned by Ferguson, or the undisputed title currently owned by Conor McGregor? Dana White was incredibly unclear when asked about this at a press conference in Boston, refusing to...

Jan 22, 2018 8:27 am

Francis Ngannou explains what he learned from loss to Stipe Miocic

Last Saturday night, in the main event of the exciting UFC 220, hulking French-Cameroonian knockout artist Francis Ngannou lumbered into the cage with the goal of defeating Stipe Miocic and winning the UFC heavyweight title. In the end, however, the massively hyped Ngannou was outclassed by the champion, whose cardio, pressure and wrestling were simply too...

Jan 22, 2018 8:05 am

Scott Coker confirms two Heavyweight Grand Prix alternates, says two more are coming

Last weekend, Bellator MMA’s anticipated Heavyweight Grand Prix officially got underway, as Chael Sonnen advanced to the second-round with a unanimous decision win over former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. While the tournament is now rolling, however, the official alternates – understudies should any fighters get injured – have been a mystery. Speaking...

Jan 22, 2018 7:22 am

Rory MacDonald shares update on injured leg and nose, gives timeframe for return

Last weekend, in the co-main event of Bellator 192, former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald scored a tooth-and-nail decision win over Douglas Lima to capture the Bellator welterweight title. While MacDonald ultimately emerged the victor, however, he was the far more damaged man by the time the fight ended, having developed some serious swelling...

Jan 22, 2018 6:39 am

Demetrious Johnson shares ideal opponent, date for next fight

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, who owns the record for most consecutive title defenses of any champion in UFC history, is currently recovering from a surgery. That said, he’s already eyeing his next fight. While Johnson has expressed some disinterest in a potential fight with bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw in the past, he seems to...

Jan 22, 2018 5:54 am

If Khabib Nurmagomedov wins the belt, he might deny Conor McGregor an immediate title shot

On April 7, interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and undefeated contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will battle for a lightweight title. Will it be the interim title currently owned by Ferguson, or the undisputed title currently owned by Conor McGregor? Dana White was incredibly unclear when asked about this at a press conference in Boston, refusing to say whether...

Jan 21, 2018 3:20 pm

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson issues statement following loss to Chael Sonnen

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson issues statement following loss to Chael Sonnen. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson suffered a unanimous decision loss to Chael Sonnen in the headliner of last night’s Bellator 192 event. Sonnen (30-15-1 MMA) was able to smother Jackson by utilizing his superior wrestling and was eventually awarded a 29-28 unanimous...