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Jan 10, 2018 6:23 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov teases “big news coming”

After his UFC 219 destruction of the always dangerous Edson Barboza, Dagestan’s Khabib Nurmagomedov is once again one of the most talked about fighters in the UFC. Undefeated at 25-0, the destructive grappling specialist is now the undeniable, irrefutable number one contender at lightweight. The big question simply seems to be whether he battles undisputed...

Jan 10, 2018 5:54 am

John McCarthy opens up on Bellator commentary gig, future as a referee

Yesterday afternoon, we learned that veteran MMA referee “Big” John McCarthy had joined the Bellator MMA family as a member of the promotion’s broadcast team. Initially, it sounded as though McCarthy’s broadcast duties signalled the end of his career as a referee, but apparently that’s not the case. He still plans to work as an...

Jan 9, 2018 7:53 pm

VIDEO | Stevie Ray says Ex-Manager Advised Him to Fight out Contract

Stevie Ray’s quest for a new UFC contract continues. Last time we heard from Ray, he was contemplating retirement. That appears to not exactly be the case anymore as he’s still trying to get in touch with Sean Shelby for fights. Ray last fought Paul Felder in July in his home of Scotland. It was...

Jan 9, 2018 7:20 pm

Derek Brunson Ready to show the New Him and Earn Title Shot off Jacare Victory

UFC on Fox 27 in Charlotte, North Carolina will be the UFC’s first event in the state since 2010 and their fourth ever. Headlining will be the hometown top Middleweight contender, Derek Brunson when he takes on the perennial top five 185er, Jacare Souza in a rematch from their 2012 Strikeforce meeting. Jacare won the...

Jan 9, 2018 6:05 pm

Anthony Pettis Aims for March Return…Possible Opponent Mentioned

The last time we saw former WEC and UFC Lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis in action he was covered in blood and looking for submissions off his back against Dustin Poirier at UFC Fight Night 120 on November 11. Pettis lost that fight via TKO from a rib injury he sustained when Poirier transitioned off his...

Jan 9, 2018 12:00 pm

TJ Dillashaw Vows To Defend Both Belts After Beating Demetrious Johnson for His Legacy

Demetrious Johnson fighting TJ Dillashaw could be the biggest fight in 2018 and while Johnson has been quiet about the match-up, UFC bantamweight champ Dillashaw will not let it the idea of it fade away. He’s been training for it already for months now and is determined to take everything the ‘Mighty’ flyweight belt holder...

Jan 9, 2018 10:43 am

Max Holloway Willing to See if Frankie Edgar Has ‘Answers’ For Him

Suddenly, it’s UFC 218 déjà vu all over again. Max Holloway was supposed to defend his UFC featherweight title against Frankie Edgar, but instead he went back-to-back against Jose Aldo. Not wasting any time, Holloway is determined to keep his promise of fighting every contender in line. His fight with Edgar has been re-booked for...

Jan 9, 2018 9:30 am

Francis Ngannou discusses Stipe Miocic’s wrestling advantage

On January 20, in the main event of the stacked UFC 220, surging French-Cameroonian heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou will step into the Octagon with UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. Over the course of his destructive run in the UFC’s Octagon, Ngannou has flaunted some truly terrifying punching power – something many fans and pundits believe...

Jan 9, 2018 9:12 am

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou’s Coach is Genuinely Scared of His Unseen Skills

The danger of Francis Ngannou has reached mythic proportions as UFC 220 draws closer and closer. In his short but meteoric rise, Ngannou has become almost a folk hero. His documentary is a crazy eye-opening rags to riches story and we all know by now that he has record-breaking punching power. However, his head coach...

Jan 9, 2018 8:15 am

VIDEO | Gunnar Nelson Still Willing to Fight Darren Till When No One Else Is

Out of nearly the entire top 15 of welterweights got booked at the tail end of 2017, one was missing. Darren Till wasn’t able to capitalize off the hype of finishing Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. He was in talks and rumored to fight everyone and none of them seemed to finalize. Despite Mike Perry losing in...

Jan 9, 2018 6:33 am

Conor McGregor shares touching story after charity work at children’s hospital

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is always in the news – and not always for the best reasons. Despite the controversy that so often surrounds him, however, McGregor continues to do good work in his community, using his platform to help wherever he can. In fact, McGregor recently visited the Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in...

Jan 8, 2018 7:44 pm

Jimmie Rivera Moving on From Moraes Matchup, Wants Cruz Fight Re-booked

To say the least, it’s been an unfortunate way to end a year if you’re Jimmie Rivera. When everything was all announced, he was supposed to take on the former Bantamweight king, Dominick Cruz at UFC 219. That is until Cruz was forced out with a broken arm, continuing his own bad luck. After that,...

Jan 8, 2018 5:11 pm

Cyborg vs Nunes is “1000% Happening”, says Coach Silveira

UFC 219 left us with two big questions. Those being, “who’s next for Cris Cyborg?” and “who’s next for Khabib Nurmagomedov?”. These are both questions we have yet to get answers too. But…we appear to be getting closer to the answer for Cyborg more than we are for Khabib. The reigning UFC Featherweight champion, Cyborg has...

Jan 8, 2018 11:22 am

Former Bellator commentator Jimmy Smith expects to have new home “within the week”

Earlier this month, we learned that respected MMA commentator Jimmy Smith had left his long-time home of Bellator. From there, buzz immediately began to surface about his possible move to the UFC. UFC commentator Joe Rogan even sang Smith’s praises, encouraging the promotion to pick him up. “You f**ked up, Bellator,” Rogan said on his...

Jan 8, 2018 10:55 am

Marlon Moraes claims fight with Jimmie Rivera is finally official

Late last week, former World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion and surging UFC bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes Tweeted out a signed contract for a bout agreement with fellow contender Jimmie Rivera. Here you go @JimmieRivera135 I signed my bout agreement. @ufc on fox. I also agreed to fight you on march 3rd choose what day...

Jan 8, 2018 8:24 am

Nate Diaz hints he’s “back in action” in new training post

It’s now been well over a year since Nate Diaz’s last fight, an August 2016 decision loss to current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. If you’re willing to read into his latest Instagram post, however, there seems to be some reason to believe he’ll be back in the cage someday soon. Good work wit my...

Jan 8, 2018 8:06 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor shows fans why he gets so many speeding tickets

The people of Ireland I love you 🍀❤ A post shared by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Jan 8, 2018 at 12:46am PST Late in the year 2017, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor appeared in court in Dublin, where he faced his third charge for speeding after reportedly driving driving 98 mph in a 60-mph zone...

Jan 8, 2018 6:31 am

VIDEO| Watch Joanna Jedrzejczyk carry the Olympic torch for Poland

For POLAND🇵🇱 For the @ufc Family☝🏼 For all of YOU🌎 🔥#OlympicTorchRelay 🇰🇷 @pyeongchang2018 👸🏻#joannajedrzejczyk #JJ #Korea #OlympicTorch #OlympicFlame A post shared by Joanna Jedrzejczyk (@joannajedrzejczyk) on Jan 7, 2018 at 6:19pm PST Last month, we learned that former UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk would be carrying the Olympic torch for her native Poland ahead...

Jan 7, 2018 1:28 pm

After being knocked down by Wanderlei Silva, Chael Sonnen details game plan for Rampage

After being knocked down by Wanderlei Silva, Chael Sonnen details game plan for Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Former three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen will return to the cage on January 20 where he will square off with Quinton Jackson in the first-round of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament. “The American Gangster” suffered the first...

Jan 7, 2018 1:27 pm

Dustin Poirier calls out four fighters for his next fight

Dustin Poirier has been angling for a big fight for some time. Unfortunately, he’s had a very difficult time finding a willing dance partner. His priority, of course, has been a rematch with former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, who he battled to a disappointing No Contest last May. At present, however, Alvarez is riding...

Jan 7, 2018 11:59 am

Donald Cerrone on fight with Yancy Medeiros “Somebody’s streak must go!”

Despite being on a three-fight losing skid, former UFC title challenger Donald Cerrone will headline February’s UFC Fight Night 126 event in Austin opposite surging welterweight contender Yancy Medeiros. After falling short in his bid for the UFC lightweight title against Rafael dos Anjos in December of 2015, Donald Cerrone opted to move up to...

Jan 7, 2018 10:37 am

Rose Namajunas wants “the scariest person” for her first title defense

Rose Namajunas wants “the scariest person” for her first title defense. “Thug Rose” shocked the mixed martials arts world at November’s UFC 217 event in New York when she scored a brutal first-round knockout victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk, thus claiming the UFC’s coveted strawweight championship. Namajunas recently discussed her dominant victory over Jedrzejczyk and had...

Jan 7, 2018 10:11 am

Joe Rogan heaps praise on “most terrifying lightweight contender in the world” Khabib Nurmagomedov

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 219, lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov improved to an insane 25-0, brutalizing the dangerous Edson Barboza to a lopsided unanimous decision victory. With this win, Nurmagomedov stands out as the irrefutable number one contender at lightweight – whether his shot comes against interim champion Tony Ferguson or...