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Nov 6, 2017 12:31 pm

Coach Freddie Roach shares his hopes for Georges St-Pierre’s next fight

Last weekend, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made a return to the Octagon after some four years away. While his heyday occurred at welterweight, however, this comeback fight occurred at middleweight, where he battled divisional kingpin Michael Bisping for gold. St-Pierre was in vintage...

Nov 6, 2017 9:33 am

TJ Dillashaw explains why Cody Garbrandt doesn’t deserve an immediate rematch

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of the wickedly stacked UFC 217, arch rivals Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw finally stepped into the cage together for an anticipated bantamweight title fight. Despite a strong opening round from Garbrandt, Dillashaw ultimately sealed the deal in the second, putting his foe down with a blistering salvo,...

Nov 6, 2017 8:35 am

VIDEO | Former NFLer Greg Hardy destroys foe in his MMA debut

Over the weekend, former NFL player Greg Hardy finally made his MMA debut, competing in a amateur heavyweight contest at a regional show called “Rise of a Warrior 21″ in Fort Pierce, Florida. Though Hardy’s MMA debut was mostly drowned out by the excitement of UFC 217, it was an impressive one all the same, as...

Nov 6, 2017 6:45 am

Johny Hendricks breaks silence after latest loss, says it’s “back to the grind”

There was a time, not all that long ago, when Johny Hendricks was considered the best welterweight on earth. Unfortunately, the former welterweight king has since experienced an abrupt and violent decline. In the face of a string of losses and a difficult cut to the welterweight division’s 170-pound limit, Hendricks opted to move north...

Nov 6, 2017 6:23 am

Urijah Faber suggests he’d possibly make comeback for TJ Dillashaw fight

Last December, after a fun win over fellow MMA veteran Brad Pickett, Urijah Faber retired from the sport. Since then, he has repeatedly suggested he’s comfortable in his retirement, and that he has no urge to return. “I absolutely am in tact with my mind and body, and I feel better than ever, having rested...

Nov 6, 2017 6:01 am

Paulo Costa responds to steroid accusations from Derek Brunson

Over the weekend, in the first fight of the stacked UFC 217 main card, rising Brazilian middleweight contender Paulo Costa stepped into the cage with former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Though Costa towered over the former welterweight, this fight stood out as one of the biggest tests of his UFC career thus far –...

Nov 5, 2017 12:47 pm

Cody Garbrandt: “I stand behind everything I said about T.J. Dillashaw!”

Despite losing his title to former teammate T.J. Dillashaw at last night’s UFC 217 event in New York, Cody Garbrandt still believes that he is the better fighter. The former champion, Garbrandt, spoke about is first career setback at the UFC 217 post-fight press conference at Madison Square Garden. “I think I was being professional...

Nov 5, 2017 11:30 am

Urijah Faber reacts to TJ Dillashaw knocking out Cody Garbrandt

Urijah Faber watched his former friend and teammate TJ Dillashaw knockout his star pupil Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 217 last night in New York. After being rocked by “No Love” late in round one, Dillashaw was able to turn the tide with a big head kick in round two. Moments later...

Nov 5, 2017 10:35 am

New champ TJ Dillashaw once again calls out Demetrious Johnson

Having reclaimed the UFC bantamweight title with a beautiful second-round knockout of Cody Garbrandt, TJ Dillashaw is now ready to move onto the next phase of his career – and he’s hoping that’s a fight with UFC flyweight champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. “Demetrious can’t run from this one,” Dillashaw said shortly after he defeated...

Nov 5, 2017 9:16 am

Georges St-Pierre receives warm message from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Last night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 217, Canada’s Georges St-Pierre returned from a hiatus of four years to battle UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Despite the length of his layoff, St-Pierre looked every bit an MMA great in his comeback fight, submitting Bisping with a third-round rear-naked choke to capture the...

Nov 5, 2017 8:54 am

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt and Michael Bisping share kind words backstage

Both these men are class acts 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻@bisping and @Cody_Nolove Full version: https://t.co/ZGTIfMTWu3 pic.twitter.com/wSlHNfnt9g — Jim Edwards (@MMA_Jim) November 5, 2017 Last night, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and middleweight champion Michael Bisping sought to defend their titles against TJ Dillashaw and Georges St-Pierre. In the end, however, neither man would leave the venue with their...

Nov 5, 2017 7:45 am

Michael Bisping “crushed inside” after title-loss, discusses possible retirement

Last night, in the main event of the action-packed UFC 217, Michael Bisping attempted to defend the UFC middleweight title against former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. Unfortunately, this title defense didn’t go the way he planned, as he was put to sleep by a third-round St-Pierre choke. Shortly after this title loss, Bisping emerged...

Nov 5, 2017 6:14 am

Pros react to Rose Namajunas’ incredible defeat of Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Last night in the first of three title fights on the stacked UFC 217 bill, Rose Namajunas stepped into the cage with the seemingly unstoppable Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Despite being one of the bigger underdogs on the card, Namajunas came through in the biggest way possible, knocking the champ out in the very first round. Here’s...

Nov 5, 2017 5:52 am

Pros react to TJ DIllashaw’s title-winning knockout of Cody Garbrandt

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 217, Cody Garbrandt sought to defend his title against his fiercest rival, TJ Dillashaw. Though he almost won in the first round, the iron-fisted Garbrandt ultimately found himself on the receiving end of a second-round knockout, relinquishing the title to Dillashaw in the process. Having trained with...

Nov 4, 2017 11:30 pm

Cody Garbrandt releases statement following knockout loss to TJ Dillashaw

Cody Garbrandt has released a statement following his disappointing second-round knockout loss to bitter rival TJ Dillashaw at UFC 217 in New York. Dillashaw was able to catch Garbrandt with a big punch midway through the second-round that sent “No Love” crashing to the canvas (watch that here). From there, Dillashaw would unleash some viscous...

Nov 4, 2017 11:12 pm

An emotional Joanna Jedrzejczyk does not want to be compared to Ronda Rousey

Joanna Jedrzejczyk relinquished her UFC strawweight title in shocking fashion at tonight’s UFC 217 event in New York, suffering a first-round knockout loss to Rose Namajunas. Jedrzejczyk appeared at tonight’s UFC 217 post-fight press conference where she discussed the first ever setback of her professional mixed martial arts career. “This happens to all the greats.”...

Nov 4, 2017 6:42 pm

Paige VanZant announces her next scrap will be a title fight!

Paige VanZant just announced that her next fight will be for UFC gold. No this is not a joke. VanZant, who has gone 1-2 in her past three fights at strawweight, will apparently be receiving a shot at UFC flyweight gold in her next octagon appearance. Paige took to Twitter just moments ago where she...

Nov 4, 2017 11:51 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk is Super Pissed Off at Pat Barry

Pat Barry is currently in hiding. pic.twitter.com/5uHPL1WCfU — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) November 4, 2017 Joanna Jedrzejczyk has always been intimidating during the build-up to any fight, but this just has been different. Everything is turned up to 11 and that’s not just a Stranger Things reference directed toward Rose Namajunas. Jedrzejczyk will be stomping into Madison...

Nov 4, 2017 8:43 am

Michael Bisping is Open to a Superfight with Daniel Cormier

Michael Bisping is mere hours away now from arguably the biggest fight of his career against Georges St-Pierre. The former welterweight king will challenge for the UFC middleweight title, while Bisping is fighting to retain and cement his legacy as one of the greats. If he manages to take out St-Pierre, will he defend his...

Nov 4, 2017 6:54 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Isn’t Letting Conor McGregor Slide For Using a Slur

By now, it’s common knowledge that Conor McGregor let some choice words fly after his right hand hand Artem Lobov lost to Andre Fili at UFC Gdansk. It’s by far no the first time McGregor has said something controversial, but it seemed like it was the last straw with some people and turned into the...

Nov 3, 2017 2:02 pm

Darren Till: People want me to kill Colby Covington for disrespecting Brazil

If you weren’t aware of Darren Till’s connection to Brazil, the rising star from Liverpool spent a few years living there and started his professional MMA career in the country and even speaks the native Portuguese language. With the years of living, training, and competing in Brazil, Till still has a strong connection with friends...

Nov 3, 2017 1:46 pm

Jorge Masvidal is Already Planning a ‘Viral’ Post-Fight Victory Speech

Promising not to be the rusty coin sitting in the embarrassment of riches that is UFC 217, a wild scrap between Jorge Masvidal and Stephen Thompson rests just below the three title fights. On any normal fight card, this is a main event. On any other big pay-per-view, it could be a co-main event. Despite...

Nov 3, 2017 1:10 pm

Conor McGregor reveals insane monthly income without even fighting

Conor McGregor is without a doubt now the highest paid UFC fighter and with his demands of what he wants in his next fight, that will only further be solidified. The former owner of the UFC, Lorenzo Fertitta stated back in 2015 that “The Notorious” would be the UFC’s first fighter to earn $100 million....

Nov 3, 2017 11:07 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping and Jorge Masvidal get into it backstage again

If you saw UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal and their exchanges backstage leading up to UFC 217, you would think that the two were meeting in the Octagon on Saturday night. However, this isn’t the case as Bisping is set to take on former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre in...

Nov 3, 2017 10:56 am

The Date for Daniel Cormier’s Fight with Volkan Oezdemir is Coming Soon

Daniel Cormier has been telling us since September that Volkan Oezdemir was going to get the next shot at his belt. He asked the fans on Twitter who he should fight next to defend his UFC light heavyweight title, resulting in Oezdemir beating out former challenger Alexander Gustafsson. At that point, it was just some...

Nov 3, 2017 8:28 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Chokes Ryan Seacrest on Live with Kelly and Ryan

Sprinting through UFC 217’s last promotional leg, Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been everywhere. There has been three or four press conferences total and countless media duties. Even though we’re a single day away from the fights at Madison Square Garden, the gears are still spinning. The UFC strawweight champion will be on a show with rapper...