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Nov 2, 2015 11:43 pm

Werdum open to rematch with Fedor but does not see Emelianenko coming to the UFC

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum appeared on the MMA Hour and spoke with Ariel Helwani on a potential rematch with heavyweight great, Fedor Emelianenko. Werdum said that he does not see the Russian fighting in the UFC any time soon, probably tied with a two or three year contract with Rizin. “He deserved a fight...

Nov 2, 2015 10:59 pm

MUST SEE! Jon Jones going HAM blasts through 585 pounds in the gym

585lb sumo deadlift tonight!! LET'S FREAKING GO‼️‼️‼️ Big thank you to the @zia_nfp family for pushing me and reminding me to never be satisfied. #NFP #NotForPussies #Mission600 #PR #505 #Noweakathletes #cantfakestrong #teamchickenlegs A post shared by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Nov 2, 2015 at 6:00pm PST Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones posted...

Nov 2, 2015 8:10 pm

Holm: ‘I can handle the pressure of being champion’

Recently UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stated that she believes Holly Holm would be much happier if she lost their UFC 193 bout because she would be unable to handle the pressure of being a UFC champion. Holm disagrees with Rousey, and believes that she would be able to handle the pressures of being...

Nov 2, 2015 4:10 pm

Tate: ‘UFC needs to wake up and smell the coffee’

Miesha Tate has been quite frustrated with her place in the UFC women’s bantamweight division lately. After defeating Jessica Eye, Tate was under the impression that she would get a title shot against Ronda Rousey, however the UFC gave the shot to Holly Holm. This didn’t sit well with Tate, who has yet to be...

Nov 2, 2015 1:24 pm

Do people want to see Bobby Lashley versus Kimbo Slice?

Is a fight between Bobby Lashley and Kimbo Slice the next big hit for Bellator? Basically the fight sounds like it can happen if there is enough buzz from fans to give the Bellator heads a reason to book it. Lashley, who has a rematch against James Thompson this Friday at Bellator 145, spoke with...

Nov 2, 2015 12:04 pm

Tim Kennedy discusses ‘Hunting Hitler’ and his future in MMA

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought in the UFC since losing to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 via controversial TKO. Since then Kennedy has been extremely outspoken in regards to the UFC’s uniform deal with Reebok, and has stated several times that he won’t return to fighting unless the opportunity is right. In addition Kennedy has found...

Nov 2, 2015 11:50 am

Jon Jones admits he made the wrong choices in his lifestyle

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was recently reinstated by the UFC and is looking to get back the championship belt. “Bones” was suspended from the UFC in April with legal battles involving a hit-and-run accident in New Mexico and shed light on his past choices in life via Twitter. You have every right to...

Nov 2, 2015 11:02 am

Gunnar Nelson wants Conor McGregor to move up to lightweight

It’s no secret that Conor McGregor’s cut down to featherweight is taxing. The interim featherweight champion shows up to weigh-ins looking like a shell of his normal self, and with the UFC’s recent IV ban, McGregor’s chances of going up to lightweight have increased significantly. Earlier this week McGregor’s teammate Gunnar Nelson gave his thoughts...

Nov 2, 2015 10:16 am

WATCH! Jon Jones blasting the heavy bag

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been hitting the gym hard in anticipation of his return to the Octagon after being reinstated by the UFC last month. Videos have continued to emerge of Jones in the gym working on his strength & conditioning as well as his wrestling. In the video above we...

Nov 2, 2015 9:31 am

Aisling Daly reflects on UFC Dublin win

Earlier this month the UFC headed to Ireland for the second ever ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’. The event was held at the 3Arena and drew in a rowdy Irish crowd that lead to UFC President Dana White stating that Ireland has the best fight fans. SBG Ireland fighter Aisling Daly fought in front of her...

Nov 2, 2015 9:13 am

Mendes: ‘Nik Lentz would destroy McGregor’

Some critics have ridiculed top featherweight Chad “Money” Mendes’ conditioning after his loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 189. Mendes took the McGregor fight on short notice and has made it clear that a full camp would result in a different outcome. “The only people that are questioning my conditioning are Conor McGregor nut-hangers, and...

Nov 2, 2015 7:32 am

WATCH! GSP doing kicking drills after sparring

“Drilling lead leg mawashi-geri with Hugo Beauchemin after our kickboxing sparring. OSU!!!” Drilling lead leg mawashi-geri with Hugo Beauchemin after our kickboxing sparring. OSU!!! https://t.co/EpjN6ScISF — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) November 2, 2015 There has been much speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre will return to the Octagon one day....

Nov 2, 2015 7:24 am

PHOTO | Angela Magana ends up in ER after refusing to tap

UFC women’s strawweight Angela Magana, who is known for her skills when it comes to twerking, posted a photo to Twitter Sunday night showing herself laying in a hospital bed. Based on the caption, it’s safe to assume Magana refused to tap to a ‘twister’ submission and wound up learning a hard lesson. In case...

Nov 1, 2015 10:18 pm

WATCH! ‘The Mountain’ full contact boxing sparring

Last week a video emerged of Conor McGregor and Thor Bjornsson, better known as ‘The Mountain’ from Game Of Thrones, engaging in a friendly bareknuckle sparring session. That resulted in a video emerging of ‘The Mountain’ full contact boxing sparring. What happens towards the end might shock you.

Nov 1, 2015 10:10 am

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates Halloween – Part 2!

Yesterday the MMA community celebrated Halloween, which resulted in many fighters dressing up in Halloween costumes. The result was many scary and many hysterical costumes. There were so many good ones, that we had to compile a second list of the best costumes from the MMA community. In addition, see more fighter’s Halloween costumes by...

Oct 31, 2015 1:37 pm

Cormier no-shows backroom fight, photoshops picture

Recently Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier agreed to a backroom fight at the opening of Greg Jackson’s new gym in New Mexico. Daniel Cormier was MIA for most of the morning, which led to Jones calling him out on Twitter. Daniel Cormier then responded with a photoshopped image, trolling Jones by saying he was at...

Oct 31, 2015 1:29 pm

Coach Kavanagh and Gunnar Nelson react to McGregor vs. ‘The Mountain’

Friday evening Conor McGregor posted a photo to Instagram showing himself standing across from Hafþór J Björnsson, also known as ‘The Mountain’ from Game Of Thrones. The caption read “Today I had a bare-knuckle fight off a 180kg monster called ‘The Mountain’ I’d never fought, or even seen a man that big before.” Many doubted...

Oct 31, 2015 10:48 am

MUST SEE! McGregor releases bare-knuckle fight video

Conor McGregor posted a photo on Instagram Friday evening showing him appearing to fight ‘The Mountain’ from Game of Thrones who weighs approximately 400 pounds. Many doubted that McGregor actually fought The Mountain, however McGregor posted the video to prove the doubters wrong! Surprisingly, as the match goes on, both men land some solid body...

Oct 31, 2015 10:30 am

Khabib’s dad blames injury on improper training regime

Khabib Nurmagomedov withdrew from his 3rd fight in a row earlier this week when he suffered a rib injury in training. This comes after back to back serious knee injuries that have sidelined Nurmagomedov since his unanimous decision win over Rafael Dos Anjos back in April of 2014. Nurmagomedov’s father and coach, Abdulmanap, took to...

Oct 31, 2015 10:20 am

Jones calls out Cormier: ‘You on your way?’

On Friday Jon Jones took to Twitter to state that he would fight Daniel Cormier anywhere and anytime, he just wants his UFC championship back. Cormier responded via Twitter, and then the pair agreed to fight on Saturday at the new Jackson’s MMA gym in Albuquerque in an unsanctioned fight. Apparently Cormier has no-showed because...

Oct 31, 2015 10:15 am

Stipe Miocic wasn’t involved in deciding to fight Andrei Arlovski

Ben Rothwell was quite upset after Stipe Miocic withdrew from their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout and then signed to fight Andrei Arlovski at UFC 195 in January. Rothwell went on to say that he felt it would take an act of God for him to get a fight with a top-ranked heavyweight. As it...

Oct 31, 2015 9:51 am

Weidman: “I’m trying to become the greatest of all time”

Chris Weidman gave critics a warning after his 1st round TKO win over Vitor Belfort, ‘join the team before it’s too late.’ Now, Weidman has revealed that not only does he have his sights set on going down as the greatest middleweight of all time after already defeating numerous MMA legends, but he wants to...

Oct 31, 2015 9:42 am

Askren rips ‘dummy’ Johny Hendricks

The Askren-Hendricks saga continues! Ben Askren has previously stated that he’s okay not signing with the UFC, however that hasn’t stopped him from talking trash to former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks any chance he gets. Askren even went as far as to harass Hendricks in person, telling him to ask Dana White to set...

Oct 31, 2015 9:05 am

‘His head is still spinning from when I knocked him out’

Luke Rockhold recently put former UFC champion Vitor Belfort on blast, saying that Belfort takes cheating to a whole new level. ‘The Phenom’ certainly didn’t take too well to those comments, and while talking on Inside MMA about his career and TRT usage, he was asked about Rockhold’s comments. “I think his head is still...

Oct 31, 2015 8:27 am

NSAC Members receiving death threats over Nick Diaz suspension

Recently, when the NSAC handed Nick Diaz a 5-year suspension for a failed drug test for marijuana, the MMA community was outraged. The outrage spread, and suddenly many high-profile celebrities began backing Diaz and crying foul. A White House petition was started that earned the 100,000 required signatures thanks to the help of Cher, Wiz...

Oct 30, 2015 11:21 pm

VanZant didn’t hesitate when offered Namajunas fight

Earlier this week it was announced that Joanne Calderwood had been forced out of her UFC FN 80 headlining bout against Paige VanZant. It was also announced that Rose Namajunas had stepped in on short notice to fight VanZant in the main event. MMAFighting spoke to VanZant to discuss her thoughts on fighting Namajunas as...