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Sep 23, 2016 12:33 pm

Michael Bisping rips Dan Henderson, open to UFC 206 fight with Georges St-Pierre

In just under a month, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will make his highly anticipated first title defense when he steps into the Octagon to fight Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 204 in Manchester, England. Ahead of the fight, Bisping has been extremely vocal about the fact that he believes he will...

Sep 21, 2016 1:24 pm

Anthony Johnson blames “excuses” for Daniel Cormier not accepting rematch

Last month at UFC 202, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson picked up a spectacular 1st round knockout win over Glover Teixeira to cement his place at the top of the UFC’s light heavyweight division. Following the win, Johnson called out UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch for the light heavyweight championship. Cormier...

Sep 20, 2016 9:43 am

Jon Anik to Be Joined by Two New Fighters at the Commentary Booth

When Jon Anik hunkers down at the broadcast booth to call a UFC event, he’s typically joined by one of two fighters. One is former UFC lightweight and featherweight title challenger Kenny Florian. The other is former UFC middleweight Brian Stann. Both are long retired. Today, however, news broke that Anik will be joined by two...

Sep 20, 2016 7:19 am

Scandal! UFC Welterweight Stephen Thompson Caught in Bed with Another Man’s Belt

When Stephen Thompson defeated long-time welterweight contender Rory MacDonald back in June, he seemed like a shoo-in for a shot at the winner of Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley’s looming welterweight title fight. When Woodley stole Lawler’s belt with a first-round KO, however, Thompson’s immediate future became somewhat nebulous. Right off the bat, the new...


Sep 16, 2016 11:11 am

Exclusive | BJ Penn on GSP: That’s Why Nobody Will Remember His Name

We’re now just one month away from the hotly anticipated Octagon return of MMA legend B.J. Penn. The Hawaiian great will be taking on dangerous featherweight Ricardo Lamas in the main event of the UFC’s return to Manila on October 15. As we eagerly await Penn’s comeback, another legend of the sport appears to be...

Sep 15, 2016 3:46 pm

Anthony Johnson & Daniel Cormier trade shots on social media

Last month at UFC 202, top ranked light heavyweight Anthony Johnson picked up a major win as he knocked out Glover Teixeira in the first round of their UFC 202 scrap. Following the fight, ‘Rumble’ called for a rematch with UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Cormier verbally agreed to the fight, stating that Johnson...

Sep 14, 2016 11:57 am

Nick Diaz still hasn’t paid NSAC fine, suspension upheld

Nick Diaz still hasn’t paid off his fines from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, so don’t expect him to fight until he does. Bob Bennett, the executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, spoke with Damon Martin of FOX Sports and discussed the matter of Diaz’s suspension status and the financial matters holding him...

Sep 14, 2016 6:45 am

Daniel Cormier on Jones’ Interim Title: Take That Freakin’ Belt off of Him

Jon Jones is the greatest light heavyweight on the world – but he is not the light heavyweight champion. Instead, Jones’ many recent legal woes resulted in his being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title, which was claimed by long-time rival Daniel Cormier in his stead. Earlier this year, of course, it looked like...

Sep 13, 2016 5:12 pm

Report: CM Punk More Than Doubled UFC 203’s PPV Revenue

Last Saturday, on the main card of UFC 203, CM Punk fell short in his long-awaited UFC debut, tapping out to Mickey Gall rear-naked choke just 2:14 into the first round. From a competitive vantage point his MMA foray was a pretty significant failure. From a fiscal perspective, however, Punk’s UFC debut is looking like...

Sep 13, 2016 5:57 am

Demetrious Johnson: After Four Years as UFC Champion, “I Can’t Retire.”

We’ve seen some huge paydays in MMA recently. Back in March, Conor McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to be paid $1 million dollars, flat-out. Months later, at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar more than doubled that record with a disclosed purse of $2.5 million. Then, in August, McGregor once again beat the record...

Sep 8, 2016 5:42 pm

PHOTO | Urijah Faber posts comical tribute to Nick Diaz on social media

The Diaz brothers and Urijah Faber both hail from Northern California and have been veterans in the sport of mixed martial arts for quite some time. While the California natives train at different gyms, they have been supportive of each other and it shows with Faber’s recent Instagram post of him wearing a Nick Diaz...

Sep 7, 2016 6:17 pm

Jon Jones looking good on the mitts while sorting out suspension

Jon Jones may be sidelined at the moment while he sorts out his USADA suspension from a positive test in the weeks leading up UFC 200, but ‘Bones’ is training hard regardless. The former light heavyweight champion posted an Instagram video of him hitting the mitts, and Jones looks better than ever. ‘Bones’ was stripped...

Sep 6, 2016 12:25 pm

PHOTO | Luke Rockhold signs with modeling agency, releases first photo

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has been rather silent since his UFC 199 knockout loss to Michael Bisping that saw him lose the middleweight championship. Since then, there has been no word as to when Rockhold will return to the Octagon. The longtime AKA fighter recently did an interview in which he revealed that...

Sep 2, 2016 11:15 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz shows off a huge joint from night with Snoop Dogg

UFC superstar Nate Diaz and his brother Nick are known advocates of marijuana. Older brother Nick is fresh off an 18-month suspension after testing positive for marijuana in his fight with Anderson Silva (Silva also tested positive for PEDs in their fight) at UFC 183 in January 2015. Meanwhile, Nate was under the microscope after...

Aug 29, 2016 10:56 am

UFC 202 sets new record

Conor McGregor just can’t stop breaking records. With the fastest featherweight knockout in UFC history and numerous record-breaking live gates to UFC 189 and 194, the Irish superstar can now add another UFC record to his name. The preliminary numbers are in for UFC 202’s online PPV orders, and the numbers look good. “It did...

Aug 24, 2016 5:58 pm

Daniel Cormier wants to “take control” of his career, and not fight Jon Jones

With just two days to go until UFC 200, Daniel Cormier found himself without an opponent when former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a failed out-of-competition drug test back in June. Fortunately for Cormier, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on short notice to replace Jon Jones...

Aug 3, 2016 9:12 pm

Amanda Nunes explains the power of a UFC championship belt

Many years ago, former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia revealed that he slept with the UFC championship belt after winning it by knocking out Ricco Rodriguez at UFC 41. Fast forward thirteen years, and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is doing the same thing Sylvia once did. She spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss how...

Aug 2, 2016 5:31 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold discusses PED problem in MMA

The topic of PEDs in MMA is certainly the buzz of the MMA community following UFC 200. Just two days prior to the event, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier after it was announced that he failed an out-of-competition drug test back in June....

Jul 30, 2016 10:15 pm

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley calls out Nick Diaz, shuts down Stephen Thompson

While Stephen Thompson may be the welterweight #1 contender following his unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald earlier this year, newly crowned welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is looking for a money fight with MMA veteran Nick Diaz. Diaz, whose suspension recently ended, is on a 2-fight losing streak, with his most recent fight being a...

Jul 30, 2016 12:19 pm

Daniel Cormier prepared to put friendship aside & “smack Bisping around”

Although UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier frequently do Fox Sports 1 shows together, there is likely some tension between the pair given that Bisping knocked out Cormier’s teammate, Luke Rockhold, to win the belt at UFC 199. During a Q&A session with fans on Twitter, Cormier was asked...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 27, 2016 7:06 pm

Daniel Cormier gives details on next potential title defense

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is fresh off of his unanimous decision win over Anderson Silva on the main card of UFC 200. Cormier was initially slated to defend his light heavyweight title against Jon Jones at the event, however Jones was pulled from the card just two days before the event due to...

Jul 22, 2016 10:41 pm

Holy Holm comments on Jon Jones failed drug test, gives update on Jones

With just 2 days to go until UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones found himself pulled from the historic card after being notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Ultimately, Anderson Silva took Jones’ place against Daniel Cormier on the card, and Jones was handed a provisional suspension until his hearing with...

Jul 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Report: UFC 200 fails to surpass UFC 100, 196 PPV numbers

The UFC was surely planning to make their historic UFC 200 card the biggest event in UFC history. The fight card looks like it had the most expensive roster to date in the disclosed payouts report, perhaps setting the UFC record for fighter payouts for a single UFC event. However, the UFC 200 card took...

Jul 13, 2016 1:10 pm

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone doesn’t give a f— about Ben Askren or his comments

Fan favorite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone made a lot of noise with his controversial criticism of Daniel Cormier’s performance against Anderson Silva at UFC 200. After Cerrone’s comment was circulated all over the Internet, “Cowboy” was criticized by ONE Champion’s welterweight champ, Ben Askren. Askren addressed Cerrone directly in his Facebook video post saying, ““It’s disgusting...