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Jun 6, 2017 11:27 am

Frankie Edgar shuts down Cub Swanson’s campaign for title shot

This past weekend, in the main event of UFC 212, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo stepped into the Octagon in hopes of defending his new featherweight title for the first time. On the other hand, interim featherweight champion Max Holloway was looking to unify the two belts and capture the undisputed featherweight championship. After weathering...

Jun 6, 2017 11:27 am

Bellator MMA hints at one-night welterweight tournament

The roster of Bellator MMA – the world’s second biggest MMA promotion – has improved a great deal over the last year or two. The promotion has injected a tremendous amount of talent into its heavyweight division, picking up free agents like Matt Mitrione, Fedor Emelianenko, Sergei Kharitonov, and most recently, Roy Nelson. The promotion...

Jun 6, 2017 10:40 am

TJ Dillashaw to Demetrious Johnson: ‘To me, you’re being a b**ch’

This week, UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson released a lengthy letter calling out the UFC brass for what he considered to be unfair treatment from the UFC. He summarized his current situation, explaining: “I agreed to their tyrannical demand to fight Ray Borg and Ray also agreed. UFC has refused to give me...

Jun 6, 2017 9:55 am

Ray Borg has newfound respect for flyweight champ “Mighty Mouse”

Yesterday morning, UFC flyweight king Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson made waves by releasing a lengthy, anti-UFC statement, slamming the promotion and its president Dana White for trying to force him into a fight with former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. In this statement, the champ suggested that he was more interested in fighting established flyweight contender...

Jun 6, 2017 8:48 am

Mark Hunt blasts “cheater” Alistair Overeem

Earlier this year, on the main card of UFC 209, heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt stepped into the cage with Alistair Overeem. Unfortunately for Hunt and his fans, this fight did not go according to plan. Instead, Overeem put Hunt away with knees in the third round. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Hunt expressed...

Jun 6, 2017 7:48 am

VIDEO | Max Holloway receives hero’s welcome upon return to Hawaii

Last Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 212, UFC interim featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped into the cage with the goal of unifying his title with the undisputed title owned by Jose Aldo. For the first two rounds of the fight, it looked as though Holloway was in trouble, as Aldo seemed to...

Jun 6, 2017 6:37 am

War Machine gets 36 years to life for brutal attack on Christy Mack

The verdict is in. Former UFC and Bellator fighter War Machine – born Jonathan Koppenhaver – will get 36 years to life for his hideous attack on his ex-girlfriend Christy Mack and her boyfriend Corey Thomas. The former fighter will be eligible for parole after 36 years. He will be 71 years old by the...

Jun 6, 2017 5:58 am

TJ Dillashaw on Demetrious Johnson outcry: it all comes down to him being scared of me beating him

Yesterday morning, dominant UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson made waves by releasing a lengthy, anti-UFC statement, blasting the organization and its head-honcho Dana White for bullying him, and for trying to force him into a fight with former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw (read that statement here). Now a day removed from Johnson’s...

Jun 5, 2017 1:58 pm

Jose Aldo’s coach Andre Pederneiras talks about stoppage by ‘Big’ John McCarthy

A new undisputed UFC featherweight champion was crowned over the weekend as Hawaii’s Max Holloway defeated Jose Aldo in the main event of UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Holloway scored a third-round TKO victory over Aldo, knocking “Scarface” down and following up with a flurried ground and pound attack where referee “Big” John...

Jun 5, 2017 1:47 pm

Jose Aldo releases first statement since loss to Max Holloway

A new undisputed UFC featherweight champion was crowned over the weekend as Max Holloway took a third round TKO win over Jose Aldo at UFC 212. Holloway played spoiler to the night as he took out Aldo in front of his countrymen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “I gotta thank Brazil,” Holloway said in the...

Jun 5, 2017 12:12 pm

Roy Jones Jr. discusses Conor McGregor’s possible advantages against Floyd Mayweather

The latest member of the combat sports world to weigh in on the much-discussed boxing match between semi-retired great Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor is boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. The boxer gave his take on the latest episode of The MMA Hour, telling host Ariel Helwani that he understands why both...

Jun 5, 2017 8:43 am

Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz exchange Twitter heat over possible rematch

Over the last few weeks former UFC light heavyweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Chuck Liddell has hinted several times that he’s interested in making a return to the cage. A few days ago, the former champ through more gas on the fire by sharing a photo of him and long-time rival Tito Ortiz...

Jun 4, 2017 6:42 pm

Ray Borg worries a flyweight TJ Dillashaw will be just like Conor McGregor

The next crack at UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson seems like it will go to one of two men. The first of these two men is flyweight contender Ray Borg. The other is former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, who has said repeatedly that he’s willing to undertake the cut to flyweight to take...

Jun 4, 2017 6:05 pm

Cub Swanson demands rematch with Max Holloway, promises he’ll be victorious

Last night, in the main event of UFC 212, streaking Hawaiian star Max Holloway sent a shockwave through the UFC featherweight division by defeating once-dominant featherweight king Jose Aldo with third-round strikes. With this impressive win, Holloway begins what could well be a very dominant reign as UFC featherweight champion. Though nothing is certain just...

Jun 4, 2017 5:23 pm

New champ Max Holloway on Conor McGregor: He can beg to fight me now

Last night, in the main event of UFC 212, Max Holloway scored a career-defining TKO win over once dominant featherweight king Jose Aldo. With this win, Holloway became the UFC’s undisputed featherweight champion, and extended his win-streak to a ridiculous eleven-straight. Given his current streak, many fans have broached the possibility of a rematch between...

Jun 4, 2017 4:21 pm

Miesha Tate: I wish Cyborg would have punched Angela Magana harder

Arguably the biggest story to emerge from the UFC athletes retreat earlier this month surrounds a dramatic clash between UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino and UFC strawweight Angela Magana. This drama was sparked when Magana made some nasty comments about Cyborg  online, and reached a violent crescendo when a vengeful Cyborg punched Magana in...

Jun 4, 2017 12:38 pm

Anderson Silva consoles Jose Aldo with lengthy statement on social media

Last night, in the main event of UFC 212, featherweight great Jose Aldo gave up an early lead to succumb to third-round punches dealt by interim featherweight champion Max Holloway. It was a heartbreaking loss for Jose Aldo and his fans, and one that will be difficult to forget. In the wake of Aldo’s tough...

Jun 4, 2017 12:14 pm

Jimi Manuwa discusses beef with “big, fat school bully” Daniel Cormier

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is scheduled to defend his title against former champion Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 214. Earlier that same night, top light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa will take on the surging Volkan Oezdemir in what could well be a number one contender fight. Though Cormier and Manuwa...

Jun 4, 2017 8:59 am

VIDEO | Max Holloway’s backstage interview

VIDEO | Max Holloway’s backstage interview Max Holloway became the UFC’s undisputed featherweight champion at last night’s UFC 212 event in Brazil, this after stopping Jose Aldo in the third-round of their main event scrap in Rio de Janeiro. After a rough first-round, Holloway was able to turn the tide and ended up dropping Jose...

Jun 4, 2017 8:45 am

VIDEO | Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo Highlights

VIDEO | Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo Highlights Last night in the main event of UFC 212 in Brazil, Hawaiian Ma Holloway shocked the Rio de Janeiro crowd by stopping hometown favorite Jose Aldo in the third-round. The victory served as Holloway’s eleventh in a row and solidified the Hawaiian as the King of the...

Jun 4, 2017 8:29 am

Pros react to Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Last night in the co-main event of UFC 212, formertitle challengers Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz squared off in a key women’s strawweight scrap. Gadelha was able to get Karolina down early in round one and quickly took the back of her Polish opponent. From there, the Brazilian locked in her hooks and then secured...

Jun 4, 2017 8:15 am

Pros react to Vitor Belfort’s victory over Nate Marquardt

Pros react to Vitor Belfort vs. Nate Marquardt Last night at UFC 212, former UFC champion Vitor Belfort was able to outpoint former Strikeforce welterweight title holder Nate Marquardt on route to a unanimous decision win. Here is how the pros reacted to Vitor Belfort’s performance: https://twitter.com/NeilMagny/status/871207314656813056 https://twitter.com/Amanda_Leoa/status/871206785851547650 I'm sorry @NathanMarquardt we all now you...

Jun 3, 2017 9:51 pm

Pros react to Max Holloway’s TKO victory over Jose Aldo

Pros react to Max Holloway’s TKO victory over Jose Aldo Hawaiian Max Holloway shocked the crowd in Rio de Janeiro tonight by finishing hometown favorite Jose Aldo with strikes in the main event of UFC 212. Aldo had a very successful opening round against Holloway, but by the end of round two it was clear...

Jun 3, 2017 10:05 am

‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung’s injury & timetable for return

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that top ranked UFC featherweight The Korean Zombie, also known as Chan Sung Jung, had been forced out of his upcoming scheduled scrap with Ricardo Lamas at UFC 214 due to an undisclosed injury. While details regarding the injury sustained by Jung weren’t immediately made available, Chris Taylor has now...

Jun 3, 2017 9:33 am

Frankie Edgar: Germaine de Randamie won’t fight Cris Cyborg because of “fear”

The ongoing saga of figuring out UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie’s next move has continued to be a rather surprising one. After winning the inaugural women’s featherweight championship by defeating Holly Holm earlier this year, Germaine de Randamie looked all but ready to defend the title against the presumptive #1 contender Cris Cyborg...