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Oct 19, 2016 7:00 pm

Conor McGregor’s ground-and-pound looking sharp while training for Eddie Alvarez

Conor McGregor is training like a man looking to make history, as the featherweight champion will take on lightweight kingpin Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 next month. Should ‘Mystic Mac’ emerge victorious on November 12, he would be the first fighter in UFC history to hold two belts in two separate weight divisions simultaneously. McGregor...

Oct 19, 2016 11:31 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor compared to Pablo Escobar in street art piece

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor once said that he looked like Mexican drug lord, “El Chapo” dressed “in his prime.” Now, it looks like an artistic fan is comparing the Irish mixed martial arts superstar to Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar. In a social media post on Wednesday, “The Notorious” posted a photo of himself...

Oct 18, 2016 7:07 pm

Urijah Faber vs. Brad “One Punch” Pickett targeted for UFC on FOX 22

Longtime UFC stand-out Urijah Faber still has plenty of fight left in him, and will be locking horns with Brad “One Punch” Pickett at UFC on FOX 22 in Sacramento on December 17. Faber will look to avoid his first three-fight losing streak in his entire career. “The California Kid” has dropped his last two...

Oct 18, 2016 5:49 pm

UFC to layoff off 60 to 80 employees in massive shake up

The new owners of the UFC are apparently looking to clean house and are laying off between 60 to 80 employees, UFC insiders confirmed. The mass lay-offs follow recent reports of low morale at the UFC’s Las Vegas HQ, with one employee likening the atmosphere as “like a morgue”. WME-IMG’s self-stated goal is “to eliminate...


Oct 18, 2016 8:09 am

Georges St-Pierre responds to Dana White’s claims that he doesn’t want to fight

Although the UFC and former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre were reportedly close to finalizing a deal that would see St-Pierre make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon in the near-future, St-Pierre and the UFC are now at odds after St-Pierre announced that he was a free agent, and the UFC refuted the claims. St-Pierre,...

Oct 17, 2016 4:40 pm

Jose Aldo says Dana White told him to keep quiet about fighter’s union to get paid more

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still very unhappy with his situation in the UFC. Following news of featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s lightweight title matchup against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, Aldo announced that he wanted to be released from his UFC contract. Aldo stated that he couldn’t trust anything that UFC President...

Oct 17, 2016 4:34 pm

Pros react to GSP’s free agency announcement

Georges Saint Pierre’s announcement of becoming a free agent rocked the mixed martial arts world on Monday. After weekend rumors of GSP possibly returning to the UFC to take on fellow former champion Anderson Silva, it appears as if we won’t be seeing the longest defending welterweight champion in UFC history. Check out what fighters...

Oct 17, 2016 1:38 pm

GSP Discusses His Options as a Free Agent

This afternoon, the MMA world was tipped on its axis be the news that former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre had entered free agency. This news, of course, was in glaring contradiction to rumors that St-Pierre might be returning at UFC 206 this December 10 in Toronto. Shortly after making this announcement on The MMA...

Oct 17, 2016 12:56 pm

Free Agent GSP Blasts New UFC Owners, Blames Them for Failed UFC 206 Negotiations

Earlier this year, welterweight great Georges St-Pierre announced his intention to return to action after a lengthy hiatus from the sport of mixed martial arts. When it was announced that the UFC was planning to host UFC 206 in Toronto – the biggest city in St-Pierre’s home country of Canada – the stars seemed to be...

Oct 17, 2016 12:21 pm

BREAKING! Georges St-Pierre announces that he is now a free agent

Shocking news broke on today’s edition of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced that he has terminated his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is now a free agent. Huge news! Georges St. Pierre tells @arielhelwani on #TheMMAHour he has terminated his contract with the UFC. —...

Oct 17, 2016 5:55 am

VIDEO | Watch Former WWE Star Ryback Training for Move to MMA

Over the last few years, we’ve seen several high profile WWE stars make the move to mixed martial arts. The results of their efforts have ranged from spectacular to disastrous. Brock Lesnar undoubtedly realized the most success of any of these pro wrestlers, putting his collegiate wrestling pedigree to use to win and defend the...

Oct 15, 2016 4:01 pm

Vitor Belfort: “I’m not retired. ‘The Phenom’ is back!”

Earlier this afternoon we reported that mixed martial arts legend Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort was hanging up his gloves and retiring from the fight game. Belfort had taken to Instagram and posted the following photo which included the statement “I decided that I will end this chapter of my life looking at the mirror and recognizing...

Oct 15, 2016 3:06 pm

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort officially retires following UFC 204

Former light heavyweight champion and MMA pioneer Vitor Belfort has officially retired from mixed martial arts. Following his co-main event fight with Gegard Mousasi, which he lost via TKO, former UFC champion Vitor Belfort announced his retirement from MMA. Quem não conhecesse os seus erros não é digno de liderar a si mesmo, quanto mais...

Oct 15, 2016 8:22 am

Conor McGregor discusses Jose Aldo’s feud with the UFC

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor did a Facebook interview with The LAD Bible on Friday and was asked the following question by a fan who wrote in “Jose Aldo really wants a rematch, do you feel you will ever give him a rematch?” “Mystic Mac” responded to the question with an interesting theory: “You know, I don’t...

Oct 14, 2016 11:04 pm

VIDEO | This Fan-Made UFC 205 Promo Will Get You PUMPED

On November 12, the UFC will make its long-awaited debut in glimmering New York City with UFC 205. This mammoth card will mark the culmination of a long and arduous legal battle to legalize mixed martial arts in the state of New York. In celebration of this bureaucratic victory, the UFC has stacked its New...

Oct 13, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Dan “Hendo” Henderson Tribute

Mixed martial arts legend Dan Henderson retired from the sport this past Saturday in Manchester following his controversial decision loss to Michael Bisping in the main event of UFC 204. In the above tribute video (created by BrattMamley MMA), we take a look back at some of the greatest fights and finishes of Dan Henderson’s...

Oct 12, 2016 5:33 pm

Fan Favorite Strawweight Paige VanZant will headline UFC Sacramento

Good news, fight fans! Fan favorite strawweight “12 Gauge” Paige VanZant (7-2) is poised for a return to action. The 22-year-old will be taking on former Invicta atomweight champ Michelle Waterson (13-4) in the main event of UFC on Fox 22. The card will emanate from Sacramento, California on December 17. VanZant announced this matchup on...

Oct 12, 2016 1:17 pm

Ronda Rousey makes her first quick comment on her UFC 207 return vs. Amanda Nunes

It has been nearly a year since we have seen the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey fight in the UFC Octagon. On Wednesday, UFC President Dana White announced on “The Herd,” the highly anticipated return of “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey. The 12-1 former UFC champ will get her chance to reclaim UFC gold as...

Oct 11, 2016 4:44 pm

Report | MMA legend Don Frye hospitalized and not doing well

According to a report, mixed martials arts legend Don “The Predator” Frye is currently in a Los Angeles Hospital and not doing well. MMA.TV member “ocbadapple” took to the popular forum and reported the following news: “Apparently Don has been at Cedars Sinai for about a week and has had some issues , with among...

Oct 11, 2016 1:20 pm

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi Says Conor McGregor Doesn’t Have Time To Address Cardio Problems

Firas Zahabi, who is the head honcho at Montreal’s Tristar gym, is renowned as one of the finest coaches in mixed martial arts. Given that he’s the man behind dominant forces like Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald, and the teacher of talents like Joanne Calderwood, Joe Duffy, Nordine Taleb and Zach Makovsky, that reputation should...

Oct 11, 2016 1:05 pm

Jay Glazer calls on MMA community to blackball former NFL star Greg Hardy

Interesting news came out on Monday when MMA Fighting revealed that former NFL star Greg Hardy was looking to transition to a career in mixed martial arts. Hardy was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the 2010 NFL draft and played for the team as a star defensive end. However, in 2014, Hardy was found...

Oct 11, 2016 12:09 pm

This Weekend, Shane Carwin will Fight Pro Skater Jason Ellis with One Arm Tied Behind His Back

Yes, you read this article’s headline correctly. This Saturday, inside Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Casino, former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin will partake in a boxing match with pro skater turned radio host turned fighter, Jason Ellis. He’ll do so with one arm tied behind his back. This bizarre, but undeniably intriguing showdown will...