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Jan 25, 2014 9:29 pm

Thomson Hints At Retirement Following Controversial UFC on FOX 10 Loss

“This might be it, man… I’d still be in the same position (If he beat Henderson at UFC on FOX 10) There’s a possibility [that’d I’d have turned down a title shot with a win], because what’s the point of winning the title knowing that you’re not going to fight that much longer? I don’t...

Jan 13, 2014 5:17 pm

Soares Calls Weidman’s Wins Controversial, Says Anderson Will Return

“I believe he’ll make a 100-percent recovery and I believe he’ll be back, but right now the main thing is just making sure he’s OK. I do believe he’ll be back. We’ll just have to see when and how the recovery is coming along.” Ed Soares, in a recent interview with sherdog.com, shared his thoughts...

Jan 9, 2014 8:28 pm

UFC Releases Statement On Matt Brown’s Controversial Comments

Top UFC welterweight, Matt Brown put his foot in his mouth recently while debuting as a podcast host on his new show called Real Man Shit. And it got “real” all right, boy did it ever. While on the show Matt Brown stated that he didn’t really care for the UFC’s female division. The Ohio...

Nov 7, 2013 7:44 am

.GIF | Bobby Green’s Controversial Fight Ending Gut (Or Nut?) Shot

During last night’s UFC main card, lightweights Bobby Green and James Krause engaged in a battle that was stopped short after three questionable low blows delivered by the kicks of Green. After the first two illegal groin shots, referee John McCarthy deducted a point, without warning, from Green. Upon a third low blow, McCarthy stopped...

Aug 6, 2013 11:25 am

Controversial Fight Cancelled By State Of Florida

Last Saturday in Florida, Garrett Holeve, the 23-year-old fighter with down’s syndrome was supposed to face off with David Steffin. Steffin is a 28-year-old who was looking to compete with cerebral palsy. The fight was set, the two trained for eight-weeks and five minutes before they walked out to the ring the promoter was served...

Aug 3, 2013 9:12 pm

UFC 163 Results: Phil Davis Upsets Lyoto Machida in Controversial Stunner

The co-main event was a light-heavyweight tilt with potential title ramifications as Lyoto Machida took on Phil Davis A measured first round saw Machida looking to counter Davis. Machida landed successfully with his usual blinding speed. Davis didn’t look for a takedown for the majority of the round. Whenever Machida would land, even a minor...

Jun 13, 2013 10:44 am

PRESS RELEASE: JOSH THOMSON RESPONDS TO CONTROVERSIAL HEADLINES

For Immediate Release: June 13, 2013 – Yesterday top UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson used social media to poll fans with what turned out to be a controversial and thought provoking topic. The subject of gay rights, including gay marriage, is sensitive for many people and Mr. Thomson fully supports equality for all human beings....

Jan 18, 2018 12:06 pm

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou Calls Donald Trump The ‘Shame of America’ in Passionate Speech

In response to President @realDonaldTrump’s recent alleged controversial comments on immigration, UFC heavyweight contender @Francis_Ngannou called Trump “a shame for America.” He said more, too. Hear his impassioned response below. #UFC220 pic.twitter.com/qM6hJSqWYa — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) January 18, 2018 We are mere days away from Francis Ngannou rising to the biggest challenge of his career against...

Jan 12, 2018 10:37 pm

EXCLUSIVE | T.J. Dillashaw is gearing up for “The biggest fight of 2018”

UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw (15-3 MMA) is gearing up for “The biggest fight of 2018”. The 31-year-old product of Sonora, California is coming off an incredible second-round knockout victory over former teammate turned bitter rival Cody Garbrandt at November’s UFC 217 event in New York. That victory earned Dillashaw back the promotions bantamweight strap,...

Jan 11, 2018 11:38 am

VIDEO | Paulo Costa Offers to Fight Trans Woman Fallon Fox for Free

Paulo ‘The Eraser’ Costa may be wishing he’d have erased this latest video. On his official Facebook, Costa goes off on transgendered athlete and MMA fighter Fallon Fox. It’s unclear what prompted Paulo Costa to bring up Fallon Fox, considering she hasn’t fought since 2014 and is basically retired from MMA, but he had some...

Jan 6, 2018 8:17 am

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Brutally Honest About Jackson Wink Losing Streak

If there is one thing Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is about, it ain’t lying. Whatever Cerrone gives you, whether you like it or not, is the truth as he sees it. He talks like he accepts fights: Immediate. So, when a controversial report that seems to originate in a Bloody Elbow Fanpost about Jackson Wink’s long...

Jan 4, 2018 7:46 pm

Sara McMann Welcomes Invicta FC Champion to the UFC at UFC on Fox 28

Invicta FC appears to be continually losing their champions to the UFC. Most recently, their Bantamweight champion, Tonya Evinger got pulled up to the big show to challenge Cris Cyborg for the vacant UFC Featherweight title(Cyborg herself was also an Invicta champion). This isn’t a new trend for Invicta fighters to go from champions to...

Jan 2, 2018 8:06 am

Cris Cyborg Accepts the Apology of Jackson Wink’s Photographer on One Condition

We’re still dealing with all of the fallout from UFC 219 as we step into 2018. Usually after a big fight, the questions pour in of what’s next for whoever took the victory. Cris Cyborg faced her biggest challenge yet in Holly Holm, yet still perceived and proved her dominance over an opponent that no...

Dec 29, 2017 8:20 am

FULL FIGHT | Ian McCall Lost in the Most Unexpected Way Possible at RIZIN

After a string of some of the worst luck the MMA world has ever seen, Ian McCall is out of the UFC and healthier than ever. In his first fight since January, he was set to enter into Japan’s RIZIN ring to fight smart-mouthed prospect Manel Kape. The two nearly came to blows in their...

Dec 26, 2017 2:20 pm

Do the UFC and it’s fanbase give too much weight to the appearance of female fighters?

“I don’t really fit the profile of a UFC Champion, but they have to do (business) with me, even though they’re never going to promote me to a level like they did Ronda Rousey or Holly Holm.” Current female bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes ruffled feathers earlier this year when she declared to FloCombat.com that the UFC...

Dec 20, 2017 7:59 pm

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub says UFC Rankings are “very similar to high school”

Retired UFC fighter, Ultimate Fighter season 10 contestant, analyst, comedian and podcaster Brendan Schaub is never short of opinions. Schaub is one half of the Fighter and the Kid podcast with fellow comedian, Bryan Callen but he also has started up his own podcast to talk all things involving the sport he once competed in....

Dec 20, 2017 11:55 am

Michael Bisping Tips Hat to ‘Smart Prick’ Georges St-Pierre For Vacating the Title

Georges St-Pierre waltzed into the UFC after being out for four years and added another ridiculous accomplishment to his career by taking the UFC middleweight title from Michael Bisping. It was a gigantic moment, but UFC 217 somehow seems like a distant memory now, especially after he dropped the title only a month later due...

Dec 12, 2017 2:00 pm

Mark Hunt says ‘chicken rat’ Fabricio Werdum afraid of rematch

Now that UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has been medically cleared to fight in the Octagon again, all he needs is an opponent. Speaking with Sporting News, “The Super Samoan” is still looking to get a rematch with former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum after losing by TKO at their UFC 180 match in 2014. “Hopefully...

Dec 9, 2017 12:53 pm

Colby Covington Has Become Too Much for These UFC Fighters to Handle

Colby Covington has been making a case for a shot at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for awhile now, but it’s been more than just talk. He did end up with a win over the last title challenger in grappling guru Demian Maia. This only heated up his rampage promotional tour to make sure Woodley, and...

Dec 8, 2017 6:40 pm

BREAKING! Nate Diaz is moving on from the UFC

Former UFC lightweight title challenger and TUF 5 winner Nate Diaz is moving on from the UFC. The “Stockton Slugger” took to social media just moments ago where he announced the news. Ufc offered me title fight in any weight class Im kool though I'll givem a shot when they do something goodOn to the...