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Sep 10, 2017 7:13 am

Classy Neil Magny issues statement on quick submission loss to Rafael dos Anjos

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 215, long-time welterweight contender Neil Magny moved to slow the welterweight rise of former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Regrettably, the fight went disastrously for Magny, as he was taken down and abruptly submitted by his dangerous foe. In the immediate fallout of his submission loss...

Sep 10, 2017 6:59 am

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has some advice for teammate Ray Borg

If things had gone according to the initial plan, 24-year-old flyweight contender Ray Borg would have taken his crack at the seemingly unstoppable UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson in the main event of UFC 215 last night. Regrettably, Borg was forced out of the fight at the very last minute with an illness. While Borg...

Sep 10, 2017 6:29 am

Valentina Shevchenko demands third fight with Amanda Nunes, is considering filing an appeal

Last night, the UFC touched down in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with UFC 215. When the card’s originally scheduled Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg main event was nixed at the last minute, its Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko co-main event was elevated to the headlining spot. Nunes and Shevchenko’s headlining women’s bantamweight title showdown was an...

Sep 10, 2017 6:08 am

The MMA community reacts to Rafael dos Anjos’ blowout win over Neil Magny

Last night, the UFC touched down in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with UFC 215. In the co-main event of this anticipated card, former UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos took his second fight at welterweight, this time battling long-time contender Neil Magny. Though Magny towered over Dos Anjos, the former lightweight champ made this one look...

Sep 10, 2017 5:49 am

The MMA community reacts to Amanda Nunes’ close decision defeat of Valentina Shevchenko

Last night, in the main event of UFC 215 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes put her belt on the line opposite perhaps her fiercest rival: Kyrgyzstani striker Valentina Shevchenko. The fight registered as an incredibly competitive one, and after five close rounds, pretty much every onlooker was happy not to be...

Sep 9, 2017 10:01 pm

Amanda Nunes Edges Valentina Shevchenko Out in a Razor Close Split Decision

It’s finally here. Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko finally meet for the second time. We were supposed to get this fight at UFC 213, but unfortunately Amanda Nunes’ severe sinusitis flared up and she pulled out. After going through the build-up three times, Nunes and Shevchenko wasted no time getting after each other tonight at...

Sep 9, 2017 9:05 pm

Rafael dos Anjos Submits Neil Magny in The First Round

Just on their names alone, the fight between Neil Magny and Rafael dos Anjos could have been a main event if this was a UFC on FOX card and not a pay-per-view event. With an intimidating record, Magny was at number six in the welterweight division as he welcomed dos Anjos into the weight class...

Sep 9, 2017 8:41 pm

Henry Cejudo Knocked Out Wilson Reis in His Best Performance Yet

Henry Cejudo is undefeated in the UFC except for losing to nearly-perfect UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson, and the perpetual second-in-command, Joseph Benavidez. His opponent Wilson Reis was on a three-fight win streak until also running into mini-boss Mighty Mouse. Their clash tonight was a battle between two of the top flyweights in the world...

Sep 9, 2017 7:42 pm

Jeremy Stephens Beats Melendez by Violently Destroying his Leg

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Gilbert Meledez makes his featherweight debut against “Hardest Hitting 145er” Jeremy Stephens. As soon as this fight was announced, fight fans probably bought fireworks to shoot off in celebration. It’s two scrappers who aren’t going to back down. It’s like they fight on treadmills that are facing each other. Mostly...

Sep 9, 2017 6:31 pm

Sarah Moras Catches Evans-Smith in a Sickening Armbar in the First Round

There’s not much to talk about during this fight. Not because Sarah Moras or Ashlee Evans-Smith put on a boring fight, but because the fight didn’t even last half of a full round. Moras hasn’t fought since July 2015 and leaped into this fight like she wanted to make up all that time. She locked...

Sep 9, 2017 6:05 pm

Rick Glenn Dominated Glenn Tucker So Bad Dana White’s Angry at the Ref

Rick Glenn got an overwhelming chorus of boos at UFC 215 and it must have charged him up. He ran at Gavin Tucker like a man possessed in the very beginning of the first round and nearly got the low-percentage standing choke. Tucker caught on to Glenn’s wild moveset of spinning backfists and jerky movements,...

Sep 9, 2017 5:28 pm

Alex White Brutalizes Mitch Clark With Consecutive Elbows and Punches

It started off normal enough. Mitch Clarke and Alex White exchanged kicks almost like a turn-based role playing game. There was a clinch battle and some knees, then back to more front kicks by Clarke and leg kicks by White. The fight was a rinse and repeat of violence chess. For mostly two whole rounds,...

Sep 8, 2017 1:47 pm

VIDEO | Insane display of athleticism shown in this training routine

Humans are capable of some amazing things. Take this training video of Ryan Klarenbach for example. Klarenbach puts on an insane display of athleticism in this training video that even the most athletic fighters in mixed martial arts would probably tip their hat to. Although a lot of the flashy flips and hops may not...

Sep 8, 2017 11:29 am

Michael Bisping Had to Get His Son to Un-Ban Him From Reddit

Michael Bisping has been known to ruffle feathers wherever he goes. Ol’ Left Hook Larry always says what’s on his mind, whether it offends you or not usually is of no concern. However, it wasn’t bad behavior that got Bisping banned from Reddit. Matter of fact, it just a misunderstanding due to so many nefarious...

Sep 8, 2017 10:17 am

Doo Ho Choi Wants to Return and Fight Jose Aldo

The MMA gods are about to bless us with violence again. Last year, Doo Ho Choi earned a UFC ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus, as well as ESPN’s ‘Fight of the Year’ award, for his war with Cub Swanson. He lost to the top featherweight contender, but it was his first loss since 2010 and...

Sep 8, 2017 7:54 am

OSP Wants to Know if Jon Jones Was on PEDs When They Fought

Ovince Saint Preux is about to gear up and fight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua  in Japan, but there is another fight still in the back of his mind. Back at UFC 197, Saint Preux jumped in to replace Daniel Cormier and fought Jon Jones for an interim UFC light heavyweight title. Losing the bout and suffering...

Sep 8, 2017 6:30 am

PED Expert Believes Jon Jones’ Failed Drug Test ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’

Back before 2008, Angel Heredia was supplying performance enhancing drugs to make sure that the athletes who were on top of their sports, stay on top. We’re talking even Olympic-level athletes. He was eventually forced to cooperate in court by becoming a chief witness for the U.S. Justice Department. All this to say, Heredia knows...

Sep 7, 2017 3:20 pm

Cowboy Cerrone Had No Idea Who Darren Till Was When He Accepted the Fight

If you didn’t know better, one look at Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s Instagram would make you think his MMA training consists of taking wakeboards off of sweet jumps and cold beer at the lake. Don’t worry, he takes time out for his muay thai and jiu jitsu and it shows. This dude ran off an eight...

Sep 7, 2017 1:50 pm

Conor McGregor continues to party it up after raking in millions fighting Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor is enjoying his time coming off his first professional boxing match and for good reason. The current UFC lightweight champion is expected to make over $100 million for his bout with undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather. Immediately after fighting in his biggest prize fight in Las Vegas, “The Notorious” hosted his fight after...

Sep 7, 2017 12:49 pm

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez May Not Return This Year But For a Good Reason

Stipe Miocic has systematically taken out the best of the best: Mark Hunt, Andrei Arlovski, Fabricio Werdum, Alistair Overeem, and Junior dos Santos. That’s a murderer’s row of murderer’s rows. As Miocic enjoys an incredible reign as the UFC heavyweight king, there is one fighter that he hasn’t been tested against. Former heavyweight champ, Cain...

Sep 7, 2017 11:36 am

Tony Ferguson Says Trying to Fight Khabib ‘Isn’t Funny Anymore’

Talking about Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson fighting almost brings up some post-traumatic canceled disorder symptoms. It seems like we’ve talked about the fight longer than the build-up to Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. Their rivalry reached its peak for UFC 209 with an interim UFC lightweight title on the line. There was so much...

Sep 7, 2017 11:20 am

VIDEO | Diego Brandao explains chaotic fight in Russia against Akhmed Aliev

The Fight Nights Global 73 main event in Russia between Diego Brandao and Akhmed Aliev had one of the strangest endings in mixed martial arts. Brandao lost by TKO after jumping out of the cage in the second round after both opponents threw illegal strikes. Brandao spoke with MMA Fighting about the controversial contest with...

Sep 7, 2017 10:09 am

Tony Ferguson Goes Completely Off on ‘Fake B*tches’ Nate Diaz and McGregor

Tony Ferguson has never been the kind of guy that holds anything back. He’ll walk into anywhere, shades permanently on his face, and speak his mind to anyone. If you’re not careful, he may start to demonstrate some new hybrid breakdance combat move that he invented right in front of you. He was in rare...

Sep 7, 2017 5:35 am

Ray Borg on how he’ll beat Mighty Mouse: He has no clue what he’s in for

This Saturday night, in the main event of the anticipated UFC 215, 24-year-old flyweight contender Ray Borg will attempt to do the seemingly impossible and derail the historic win-streak of champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. Borg, of course, is not the first man to attempt to end Mighty Mouse’s reign. Ten others have tried and...