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Feb 5, 2018 8:24 pm

VIDEO | Rampage Jackson Shares His Thoughts on Throwing in the Towel to Save a Fighter

.@Rampage4real believes cornermen should throw in the towel more often in MMA: "I don't see nothing wrong with throwing in the towel if a guy is getting f*cked up really bad." Watch #TheMMAHour live: https://t.co/11sYrEm5Ug pic.twitter.com/216ZwzozGq — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) February 5, 2018 “Well…all i’ll say is if somebody’s gettin’ f*cked up really bad, throw in...

Feb 5, 2018 10:23 am

EXCLUSIVE | Valentina Shevchenko’s manager feels Cachoeira fight “could have been stopped sooner”

Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko could not have been more impressive in her Saturday night flyweight debut, out-landing her opponent Priscila Cachoeira by a 230-3 margin en-route to a second-round submission win. Regrettably, much of the buzz surrounding this fight has been negative, as the widespread perception is that referee Mario Yamasaki let this one-sided beatdown go...

Feb 5, 2018 9:16 am

Chris Weidman believes failed drug tests have tarnished Anderson Silva’s legacy

For a time, Anderson Silva stood out as the greatest mixed martial artist alive. Eventually, however, his reign was brought to an abrupt and violent halt by a young Chris Weidman, who defeated him first by second-round knockout, and then again as the result of a brutal leg injury. Yet even after his losses to...

Feb 4, 2018 7:58 am

Lyoto Machida interested in fight with fellow veteran Michael Bisping

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s stop in Belem, Brazil, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida staved off Father Time with a sorely needed split decision win over young middleweight prospect Eryk Anders. With this win, Machida rebounded from a string of stoppage losses and kept himself afloat in the shark...

Feb 4, 2018 7:36 am

MMA community reacts to Valentina Shevchenko’s beatdown of Priscila Cachoeira

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Belem, Brazil, former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko made her debut in the new UFC women’s flyweight division opposite Brazil’s Priscila Cachoeira. The fight was a downright mugging. From the opening bell, Shevchenko was an absolute predator, feasting on her opponent en route to...

Feb 4, 2018 7:15 am

MMA community reacts to Lyoto Machida turning back the clock against Eryk Anders

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Belem, Brazil, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida attempted to rebound from a string of stoppage losses opposite dangerous undefeated prospect Eryk Anders. Though Anders certainly didn’t make it easy for him, Machida ultimately earned his first win since December of 2014...

Feb 4, 2018 6:25 am

Eryk Anders issues classy statement after losing first pro fight to Lyoto Machida

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s stop in Belem, Brazil, former football player and current UFC middleweight prospect Eryk Anders took on the biggest test of his career thus far in former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. Unfortunately for Anders, the amply more experienced Machida proved a little too much to...

Feb 2, 2018 6:05 pm

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub on the Solution to CM Punk: “Have him fight Cyborg”

“I’ll tell ya what, maybe it’s because I just watched that movie ‘Battle of the Sexes’… I was thinki’ today, what do you do with CM Punk? There’s not a man on the roster that does not walk through him in under a minute. So what do you do with him? You’re obviously gonna give...

Jan 31, 2018 7:53 pm

Top 5 Upcoming Fights for February 2018

The second month of 2018 might be lacking some star power when it comes to fights, but it is more than loaded with plenty of great matchups which made this a very hard top 5 to rank. There’s one big title fight surrounded by several top contender bouts, a tournament fight, UFC debuts, and great...

Jan 27, 2018 7:26 pm

MMA Community reacts to Jacare Souza’s impressive victory over Derek Brunson

MMA Community reacts to Jacare Souza’s impressive victory over Derek Brunson! Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza got back in the win column tonight in Charlotte. The Brazilian submission specialist earned a first-round knockout victory over Derek Brunson in the main event of UFC on FOX 27. Souza was able to land a big head kick that had...

Jan 25, 2018 7:46 am

Ahead of fight with Eryk Anders, Lyoto Machida isn’t thinking about retirement

Back in October, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida returned to the Octagon after a layoff of more than two years, only to be knocked senseless by middleweight contender Derek Brunson in the very first-round. With this loss, Machida fell onto a tough, three-fight skid, having been knocked out by Yoel Romero and submitted...

Jan 24, 2018 7:01 pm

Julianna Pena Welcomes Baby Girl to the World

Last week, top-ranked UFC Bantamweight contender and The Ultimate Fighter season 18 winner, Julianna Pena gave birth to baby girl, Issa Cruz. Congratulations @VenezuelanVixen! 👶💕 pic.twitter.com/xBsk85r9hV — UFC (@ufc) January 24, 2018 The “Venezuelan Vixen”, Pena has been out of action since January of 2017 when she lost in the main event of UFC on Fox...

Jan 24, 2018 1:10 pm

“Jacare” Souza details brutal health problems that have kept him out of action

This weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Charlotte, former Strikeforce middleweight champ and long-time UFC contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will step into the cage for the first time since an April 2017 loss to Robert Whittaker. Speaking to MMAJunkie.com, Souza shared the details on the injury – and subsequent health...

Jan 19, 2018 8:10 am

Amanda Nunes Wants to Beat Cris Cyborg Then Get Beers Together

This new year has been threatening to be the year of the superfights, but so far none of them have been made official. One of these fights that Dana White has said he wants to make is women’s UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes challenging Cris Cyborg for the women’s UFC featherweight title. It’s a fight...

Jan 14, 2018 11:27 am

Rafael dos Anjos and Tyron Woodley go back and forth on Twitter

When he defeated Robbie Lawler by unanimous decision back in December, Rafael dos Anjos established himself as one of the top contenders in the stacked UFC welterweight division – perhaps the top contender outright. Since then, the Brazilian star has been angling for a title shot opposite reigning welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Woodley, meanwhile, has...

Jan 12, 2018 6:07 pm

Jacare Souza Contemplated Retirement after loss to Whittaker

The last time we saw Brazil’s current best middleweight contender, Jacare Souza, he was on the receiving end of a rather astonishing upset loss. He took on the now champion, Robert Whittaker at UFC on Fox 24 last April and lost by second-round knockout. This was the first time Jacare had really ever been beaten...

Jan 11, 2018 6:45 pm

Cyborg Has Harsh Words for ATT Coach, “Conan doesn’t stand for honor and respect”

The back and forth between team Cyborg and team Nunes continues… Recently, one of UFC Bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes’ coaches at American Top Team, Conan Silveira commented his thoughts on the potential super fight that has fans buzzing. “People want to see it, I think they have the best opportunity to leave their marks on...

Jan 10, 2018 9:22 am

Jimi Manuwa shares his thoughts on Glover Teixeira after fight offer was declined

British light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa was hoping he’d be paired with Brazilian contender Glover Teixeira for the UFC’s March 18 return to London, England. Unfortunately for him, this option didn’t seem to interest Teixeira, which left him with no choice but to accept a London rematch with Jan Blachowicz, who defeated by decision several years ago....

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 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 4, 2018 1:21 pm

Gabi Garcia explains what led to her recent 26-pound weigh-in miss

If things had gone according to plan, Brazilian grappling star Gabi Garcia would have returned to the Rizin FF ring on December 29, when she was scheduled to battle 53-year-old pro-wrestling veteran Shinobu Kandori. While this fight was labelled by many as a “freak show,” it marked Garcia’s opportunity to end a tough year on a...

Jan 4, 2018 12:06 pm

UPDATED | Abubakar Nurmagomedov out, Sergio Moraes battles Tim Means in Belem

UPDATE: Abubakar Nurmagomedov has been removed from this bout for “unknown reasons” per Raphael Marinho of Combate. Sergio Moraes is now expected to battle Tim Means. Mudança de adversário para Serginho Moraes no UFC Belém. Brasileiro, que tinha acordo verbal para lutar contra Abubakar Nurmagomedov, vai enfrentar Tim Means no dia 3 de fevereiro. Ainda...

Jan 4, 2018 9:43 am

VIDEO | Dana White Says He’s Making Amanda Nunes Versus Cyborg Happen

Cris Cyborg came, she saw, she conquered. She took on her biggest test to date and still proved she’s the most dominant women’s champion in the world of MMA today. After winning a decision over former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm, everyone is wondering what will be next. Cyborg has said she wants true featherweight...

Jan 2, 2018 7:42 pm

Women’s Pioneer vs Internet Troll…?

If you haven’t been following the women’s scene in Mixed Martial Arts consistently for the past two decades, then you probably aren’t likely to know who Tara LaRosa is. Perhaps you may have watched season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter which was the first season to ever feature female fighters. LaRosa attempted to get onto...