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Dec 18, 2017 11:53 am

Kamaru Usman and Emil Meek finally have a date for their welterweight scrap

For weeks and weeks, the status of Kamaru Usman and Emil Meek’s anticipated welterweight scrap has been uncertain. Originally, the fight was scheduled to occur at UFC 219, on December 30 in Las Vegas. Regrettably, it became known that Norway’s Meek was having a difficult time acquiring a US visa, which shrouded this contest in...

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 7, 2017 5:22 pm

Angela Magana Announces She’s Been Released by the UFC

Angela Magana has had quite a unique journey with the Ultimate Fighting Championship as well as just her career in MMA. Ranging from events such as verbally submitting to Jessica Aguilar in a 2008 fight after getting blood in her eye to getting into an altercation with UFC Featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg at the UFC Performance...

Dec 5, 2017 5:53 am

Luke Rockhold has a stern message for Georges St-Pierre

Now that Georges St-Pierre is the UFC middleweight champion, the big question is, who does he fight next? Though interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker would seem to be the most logical choice, St-Pierre also has options outside the middleweight division, such as UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor. Whatever the...

Dec 1, 2017 5:05 pm

Colby Covington calls Werdum a ‘Filthy Animal’, Says he Took Tyron’s Soul

  Brazil isn’t Colby Covington’s favorite place. The UFC welterweight has been vocal about his displeasure towards the country following a tumultuous recent visit during which he defeated Brazilian native Demian Maia. A post-fight speech aimed at the crowd elicited its fair share of criticism, none more than from former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum....

Nov 30, 2017 4:43 am

Chuck Liddell once again drops major hint surrounding potential comeback

For a time, it sounded as though former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell would almost certainly return to the cage. We learned that he’d met with Bellator boss Scott Coker, while current Bellator star Chael Sonnen assured that a bout with the UFC legend was a very real possibility. Then, however, this possibility was...

Nov 29, 2017 7:07 am

Dana White on Ronda Rousey: she refuses to retire

It’s now been almost a year since Ronda Rousey’s last fight: an abrupt and jarring loss to reigning UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. Rousey’s next most recent fight, her infamous, head-kick knockout loss to Holly Holm, was now more than two years ago. Needless to say, the once dominant UFC women’s bantamweight queen an...

Nov 20, 2017 7:32 am

Rory MacDonald wants in on the Bellator MMA Heavyweight Grand Prix

Earlier this month, Bellator MMA announced a plan to fill its vacant heavyweight throne: a star-studded heavyweight grand prix. The competitors in this anticipated tournament are as follows: Frank Mir, Fedor Emelianenko, Roy Nelson, Matt Mitrione, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, Ryan Bader, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Chael Sonnen. While this list includes many of Bellator’s...

Nov 17, 2017 8:47 am

VIDEO | Duane Ludwig Doubles Down on TJ Dillashaw and Demetrious Johnson Superfight

After reclaiming his UFC bantamweight title from Cody Garbrandt at UFC 217, TJ Dillashaw only has his sights set on one fighter: Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson. He’s arguably the best pound-for-pound fighter right now, a dominant flyweight champion, and has just broken Anderson Silva’s title-defense record with a move out of a comic book. A...

Nov 16, 2017 12:46 pm

Former bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano teases imminent comeback news

It has now been well over a year since Cat Zingano’s last fight: a disappointing decision loss to Julianna Pena on the undercard of UFC 200 in July of 2016. From the sounds of it, that could soon change. On Thursday morning, Zingano published a Tweet suggesting that she had been given an opponent and...

Nov 15, 2017 5:56 am

TJ Dillashaw gets called out for title fight at UFC 219

After his UFC 217 win over his arch rival Cody Garbrandt, TJ Dillashaw once again began calling for a flyweight title fight with dominant divisional king Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. “I mean that’s the fight that needs to happen. It has to happen,” Dillashaw explained on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio. “I mean, it’s...

Nov 14, 2017 2:12 pm

Darren Till Wants to Step Up to Fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 219

Kamaru Usman, along with all the fight fans looking forward to UFC 219, have simply not had the best of luck. There is no main event, Dominick Cruz is off the card and now Usman’s opponent Emil Meek will not be making it to the card due to a Visa issue. After Usman aired his...

Nov 14, 2017 10:23 am

‘Rampage’ explains why he’d prefer not to fight Chael Sonnen and Fedor Emelianenko in Bellator GP

Bellator MMA finally has a plan in place to fill its vacant heavyweight throne. Throughout 2018, the organization will promote a heavyweight grand prix featuring eight of its premier heavyweights and light heavyweights in Frank Mir, Fedor Emelianenko, Matt Mitrione, Roy Nelson, Ryan Bader, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Chael Sonnen. Speaking...

Nov 14, 2017 6:41 am

Georges St-Pierre passes Conor McGregor in UFC’s official pound-for-pound rankings

With the actioned packed UFC 217 and UFC Norfolk cards now in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. Unsurprisingly, these rankings have experienced some tectonic shifts in the wake of these cards – perhaps none as notable as Georges St-Pierre’s blasting by Conor McGregor on the pound-for-pound list. Here’s how the rankings...

Nov 13, 2017 8:48 am

After KO of Diego Sanchez, Matt Brown gets called out for another fight

Last weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s action-packed stop in Norfolk, Virginia, Matt Brown stepped into the cage with Diego Sanchez for a bout that he suggested would probably be the last of his career. He won this bout with flying colors, putting Sanchez down with a violent elbow in the first round....

Nov 12, 2017 9:10 pm

PHOTOS | Valentina Shevchenko looks absolutely stunning at 125-pounds

Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko looks absolutely stunning at 125-pounds. Of course that is not to say that “The Bullet” was not gorgeous when fighting at bantamweight. But at her new home of flyweight, Shevchenko is definitely a top contender for the title of “the most beautiful woman in all of mixed...

Nov 12, 2017 3:53 pm

T.J. Dillashaw: “Cruz can suck it man. He’s the one who made me wait forever!”

T.J. Dillashaw reclaimed the UFC’s coveted bantamweight title by scoring a TKO victory over former teammate Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 217. Following his thrilling victory over “No Love”, Dillashaw called out current UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson for a super fight. With that, Dillashaw is not convinced that “Mighty Mouse” will...

Nov 12, 2017 7:10 am

Diego Sanchez issues statement after knockout loss to Matt Brown

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated visit to Norfolk, Virginia, fan favorite brawlers Matt Brown and Diego Sanchez stepped into the cage in an early frontrunner for Fight of the Night honors. While expectations that this bout would be a thriller were justified, it didn’t last long enough to earn...

Nov 12, 2017 6:36 am

After KO of Diego Sanchez, Matt Brown uncertain of retirement

On Saturday night, in the co-main of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Norfolk, VA, long-time welterweight fan favorite Matt Brown stepped into the cage with Diego Sanchez for a fight that was expected to be the last of his action-packed career. When Brown won this fight with a violent, elbow induced KO, he seemed to...

Nov 12, 2017 5:58 am

MMA community reacts to Matt Brown’s savage KO of Diego Sanchez

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s action packed stop in Norfolk, Virginia, long-time UFC welterweight star Matt Brown stepped into the cage for what was expected to be the final fight of his career. His opponent in this potential swan song was Diego Sanchez, a veteran fighter of a similar vintage....

Nov 9, 2017 12:51 pm

PHOTO | Darren Till Trashes Stephen Thompson in a Father and Son Comic

In the midst of all the injuries and bad news yesterday, there was a silver lining in the dark clouds. Dana White revealed that Stephen Thompson was going to fight surging welterweight Darren Till. We all joined hands and rejoiced, until Thompson said it was the first time he even heard of the match-up. The...

Nov 9, 2017 11:50 am

Cody Garbrandt May Have Broken His Hand on TJ Dillashaw’s Face at UFC 217

It’s no secret that Cody Garbrandt hits hard. …Really hard. If anyone knows it, it’s TJ Dillashaw. Of course, Dillashaw ended up knocking out Garbrandt and screaming in his face like a primal warrior, but no one expected that after the end of the first round. That’s because Dillashaw was on baby legs after a...

Nov 8, 2017 10:40 am

Upcoming UFC Sydney event endures yet another injury-related shakeup

The UFC’s November 18 trip to Sydney, Australia, has experienced yet another injury-related shakeup. This latest UFC Sydney change is the result of an injury to Joanne Calderwood, one half of the card’s co-main event. Calderwood’s originally planned opponent, Bec Rawlings, will now battle fellow Aussie Jessica-Rose Clark on the card. Rawlings announced this shakeup...

Nov 8, 2017 8:36 am

Early odds released for potential Demetrious Johnson vs. TJ Dillashaw super fight

Having reclaimed the UFC bantamweight title with a second-round knockout of Cody Garbrandt, TJ Dillashaw is now hell-bent on a flyweight title fight with dominant divisional king Demetrious Johnson – perhaps the best fighter alive today. “Demetrious can’t run from this one,” Dillashaw said shortly after he defeated Garbrandt to reclaim the bantamweight title. “This...

Nov 2, 2017 8:10 am

Bellator light heavyweight champ Ryan Bader wants in on heavyweight tournament

Tomorrow night, in the main event of the exciting Bellator 186 card, Bellator light heavyweight champ Ryan Bader will attempt to defend his title opposite the dangerous Linton Vassell. While this test is at the forefront of the champ’s mind, he’s also interested in partaking in a much-discussed Bellator heavyweight title tournament. “I would definitely...