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May 27, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg trolls Ronda Rousey, calls her out for UFC 205

“Running Man challenge…all the way to New York! Share this post if you want to see this fight @ufc ‪#‎ufc205‬!!!” The ‘Running Man Challenge’ has been taking over the internet recently, with UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones even taking the challenge twice! On the heels of her successful UFC debut at UFC 198...

May 27, 2016 9:32 am

Miesha Tate’s cautionary warning to Conor McGregor

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate has been competing in MMA professionally for nearly a decade. In addition, ‘Cupcake’ was one of the first women in the UFC. Ahead of her UFC 200 fight against Amanda Nunes, Tate appeared on SiriusXM Fight Club, Tate tried to impart some wisdom on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor,...

May 26, 2016 10:26 am

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre training with boxing greats

There has been quite a bit of speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon. While many initially expected GSP to return to the Octagon for UFC 200, there were several bumps in the road along the way, mainly the UFC’s deal with Reebok. Despite that,...

May 26, 2016 3:36 am

Let’s talk Nate Diaz vs. Floyd Mayweather

Nate Diaz has got some great boxing skills and made Conor McGregor crumble in their fight at UFC 196 with, yes, his boxing. While Diaz thinks the McGregor vs. Mayweather talk is all just a publicity stunt to build their respective fanbases, Diaz says he would beat down both McGregor and Mayweather on the same...

May 25, 2016 5:24 pm

Nate Diaz: Conor McGregor is ‘artificial’

Nate Diaz is sitting at the top of the UFC with the promotion’s biggest draw, Conor McGregor, “obsessed” with fighting him in a rematch. Diaz spoke with Ariel Helwani on a special edition of The MMA Hour on Wednesday to discuss a variety of topics that included Nate Diaz’s position on the business of fighting...

May 25, 2016 10:29 am

VIDEO | Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller addresses missing weight by 24 pounds and Venator loss

Jason “Mayhem” Miller made headlines after nearly four years out of competition as he weighed in for his middleweight title fight at Venator FC over the weekend. “Mayhem” stepped on the scales and weighed in 24 pounds over the middleweight limit and his fight with Luke Barnatt was canceled. However, Miller was given a light...

May 25, 2016 9:23 am

Frankie Edgar fires back at Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo may have gotten the better of Frankie Edgar back at UFC 156, however at UFC 200 on July 9th, Frankie Edgar foresees a very different fight. Aldo on the other hand, believes he will win the fight after “easily” winning the first one, apparently with just his left arm. Ahead of UFC 200,...

May 25, 2016 9:13 am

Conor McGregor’s family potentially getting reality show

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has quickly become one of the most recognizable faces in the sporting world. With talks of a potential boxing match against legendary prizefighter Floyd Mayweather keeping McGregor’s name in the headlines more than ever, McGregor could now find himself on TV as a reality star as well. McGregor’s older sister,...

May 25, 2016 8:57 am

Urijah Faber reacts to BJ Penn’s USADA violation

Unfortunate news broke earlier this week that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 199 scrap with Cole Miller on June 4th after voluntarily revealing that he used an IV back in March. While there hasn’t been any word in regards to whether or not Penn will be suspended...

May 25, 2016 3:30 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz honored by California assemblyman

Nate Diaz is doing big things outside of the Octagon and has been honored for the efforts behind his goodwill. On Tuesday, the graciefighter_209 account posted a photo of Diaz being honored for his efforts in giving back to his community. The caption read: “Tonight our own Nate Diaz was honored by Assemblyman Jim Cooper...

May 24, 2016 10:03 am

Dan Henderson “almost ready” to retire

Former Pride FC champion Dan Henderson undoubtably has one of the most historic careers in the history of MMA. After winning the Pride welterweight championship in 2005, Henderson went on to win the Pride middleweight championship by knocking out Wanderlei Silva at Pride 33 in 2007. In addition, Henderson is a former Strikeforce champion, and...

May 24, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | UFC 199 Free Fight: Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva

By now the MMA world knows that Michael Bisping has stepped in on short notice to fight Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 on June 4th after Chris Weidman was forced out of the bout with a neck injury. Ahead of that fight, take a look back at Bisping’s recent win over...

May 24, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | ‘ESPN First Take’ hosts blast “delusional” Conor McGregor

The latest reports regarding a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather matchup indicate that the bout will in fact happen in September. While the bout would likely shatter pay-per view records in boxing and MMA, Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith believe that McGregor is delusional. The ‘ESPN First Take’ hosts spoke earlier this week, prior...

May 23, 2016 6:28 pm

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn being pulled from UFC 199 for USADA IV violation

Late Monday, BJPENN.COM learned that UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn was pulled from his UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller after his admitted use of an IV to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The UFC gave the following statement regarding Penn’s USADA IV violation: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S....

May 23, 2016 10:33 am

Tito Ortiz gives his take on why the UFC is worth $4 billion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter Tito Ortiz has had a very interesting relationship with UFC President Dana White. Ortiz and White had many disputes over the years and once almost settled their differences regarding contract issues in a boxing match but that never ended up actually happening. While Ortiz has his...

May 22, 2016 4:42 pm

RIZIN CEO: Conor McGregor would do fantastic in Japan

RIZIN CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara believes that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be a huge draw if he fought in Japan. The former PRIDE FC boss told MMAFighting.com that both Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey would be huge draws if they fought in Japan. His words: “He would do fantastic,” Sakakibara said through an...

May 22, 2016 8:34 am

Conor McGregor discusses ‘publicized civil war’ with UFC

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor spoke with ESPN on Sunday, where he opened up about his ‘publicized civil war’ with the UFC over UFC 200. Here is what “Mystic Mac” had to say (as transcribed by MMAFighting.com): “I was in a time where I was like, figuring out something,” McGregor said. “I didn’t just shut...