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Aug 13, 2016 11:19 am

PHOTO | Michelle Waterson suffers broken finger in training

‘The Karate Hottie’ Michelle Waterson is currently in the midst of a string of injuries that has seen her sidelined for over a year. After submitting Angela Magana at the TUF 21 Finale, Waterson was forced out of her UFC 194 bout with a knee injury. After news surfaced earlier this week that her opponent...

Aug 12, 2016 7:47 am

Fabricio Werdum officially gets new opponent for UFC 203

Earlier this week it was revealed that Ben Rothwell was forced out of his UFC 203 scrap with former heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum due to an injury. With just over a month until UFC 203, many were wondering which heavyweight would step in on short notice to fight the former champ, who is looking to...

Aug 9, 2016 2:50 pm

Aisling Daly out of fight with Michelle Waterson

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that UFC women’s strawweight Aisling Daly has been forced out of her September 3rd fight with ‘The Karate Hottie’ Michelle Waterson. MMAJunkie broke the story, which reported that Daly was forced out of the fight with an undisclosed injury. The fight was set to take place in Hamburg, Germany, where...

Aug 1, 2016 12:59 pm

PHOTO | Khabib blasts Alvarez “You only have one UFC victory”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is not impresses with current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez’s latest win streak. In fact, “The Eagle” is claiming that Alvarez really only has one legitimate UFC victory under his belt. Here is what Nurmagomedov had to say about Alvarez on Instagram: So Alvarerez says that I never fight with top fighters and...


Jul 28, 2016 2:32 am

Luke Rockhold looking for a fight with Anderson Silva

Right now, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is undergoing treatment for an injured knee. Once fully healed up and healthy enough to get back in the gym, Rockhold says that there is one particular fight that he is looking to get with Michael Bisping already booked and set to defend his title against Dan...

Jul 20, 2016 8:29 am

Michael Bisping plans to knock out “America’s #1 bad boy” Dan Henderson

During the UFC 200 post-fight show, UFC President Dana White revealed that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would likely be making his first title defense against Dan Henderson. White also revealed that the event would likely be going down in England. On a recent episode of The Luke Thomas show, Bisping discussed the fight, explaining...

Jul 19, 2016 1:42 am

Ovince Saint Preux: ‘When did you start taking PEDS Jon?’

Ovince Saint Preux was the last man to fight Jon Jones in the Octagon. Saint Preux did so on short notice as a replacement at UFC 197 after Daniel Cormier was forced to pull out of the fight with Jones due to an injury. Now, with the news of Jones testing positive for estrogen blockers,...

Jul 14, 2016 10:05 am

Dana White received death threats prior to UFC 200

Leading up to UFC 200, UFC President Dana White was busy enough. In addition to making sure things were running smoothly ahead of the biggest night in UFC history, White was busy finding a replacement opponent for Daniel Cormier after Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA anti-doping violation with just...

Jul 7, 2016 11:26 am

Dana White: Daniel Cormier will fight at UFC 200

With just two days to go until UFC 200, many were wondering if the UFC would be able to find UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier a replacement opponent on such short notice. While Gegard Mousasi and Michael Bisping both were quick to offer to step in and fight the light heavyweight champ, there had...

Jun 24, 2016 12:22 pm

Glover Teixeira pulled from UFC on FOX 20

Earlier this month, news broke that UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson had withdrawn from his UFC on FOX 20 co-main event scrap with Glover Teixeira for unknown reasons. It wasn’t made immediately clear whether or not the UFC would look to find a replacement opponent for Teixeira, however we now have our answer. According...

Jun 24, 2016 9:04 am

Rafael dos Anjos: “I don’t see Conor winning this fight”

Earlier this year, Conor McGregor was slated to fight Rafael dos Anjos in a highly anticipated fight in the main event of UFC 196 for the lightweight title. Unfortunately for RDA, he broke his foot in training, and was forced out of the bout. Ultimately, the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement opponent for...

Jun 18, 2016 10:37 am

Anthony Johnson reportedly out of July 23rd right with Glover Teixeira

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday afternoon that light heavyweight title contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had withdrawn from his ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ scrap against Glover Teixeira on July 23rd. Ariel Helwani broke the news via Twitter, which didn’t give a reason for Johnson’s withdrawal. So far there has been no word yet on whether or not...

Jun 17, 2016 8:27 am

Michael Bisping goes off on “old piece of s***” Dan Henderson

Earlier this month, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 to claim the UFC middleweight champion. On the same card, MMA legend Dan Henderson knocked out Hector Lombard with a brutal elbow. Given that Henderson scored one of the most iconic knockouts of all time at UFC 100 when...

Jun 15, 2016 12:33 pm

Shane Carwin wants back in the UFC to ‘knock some people the F$*& OUT!’

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin is looking to get back into the Octagon and establish himself as one of the more memorable fighters in UFC history. Following news of Brock Lesnar’s return to the Octagon for a single fight at UFC 200, Carwin reflected on where he currently stands amongst the UFC’s greatest....

May 27, 2016 9:26 pm

UFC lightweight lucky to be alive after horrific motorcycle crash

Unfortunate news surfaced Friday afternoon that UFC lightweight Darrell Horcher, who recently lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov, was involved in a motorcycle accident that left him “grateful to be alive” according to Horcher’s manager. According to Fox Sports, Horcher hit a Jeep that pulled in front of him, and was flung from his bike nearly 240...

May 24, 2016 1:43 am

Shane Carwin: ‘I’d like to get the belt . . . or just beat up Brock Lesnar again’

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has been busy with his newly established fighter management company. However, after suffering from repeated injuries and retiring, his competitive nature is still burning inside. “[I struggled with retirement] every day,” Carwin said in an interview with getmoresports.com. “I did not do everything I wanted. I think about...

May 23, 2016 6:28 pm

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn being pulled from UFC 199 for USADA IV violation

Late Monday, BJPENN.COM learned that UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn was pulled from his UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller after his admitted use of an IV to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The UFC gave the following statement regarding Penn’s USADA IV violation: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S....

May 22, 2016 1:12 pm

Tarec Saffiedine is likely out of next weekend’s fight with Rick Story

The UFC’s injury woes continue as it is being reported that Tarec Saffiedine has suffered an injury which will likely force him out of his scheduled bout with Rick Story at next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 88 event. Saffiedine has not been officially ruled off the card just yet, however, the promotion is doing its...

May 17, 2016 7:51 pm

Report: UFC has a frontrunner to face Luke Rockhold for middleweight title

On Tuesday, news broke that former middleweight champion Chris Weidman was forced to pull out of his immediate title fight rematch with champion Luke Rockhold, which was scheduled for UFC 199. The UFC has been busy finding a replacement for Weidman. According to MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani, the frontrunner to replace Weidman is Ronaldo “Jacare”...

May 13, 2016 10:33 am

UFC lightweight fighter flagged for ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

Another UFC fighter has been flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira was flagged by USADA and has been pulled from his scheduled UFC Fight Night 88 bout versus Abel Trujillo. UFC Fight Night 88 is scheduled to take place on May 29. The UFC released a statement on Friday regarding...

May 11, 2016 8:47 am

Uriah Hall pulled from UFC 198

Tuesday night unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 matchup with Uriah Hall this Saturday due to a problem with his gallbladder. It was revealed that Silva would need to undergo surgery to have his gallbladder removed on Wednesday. Wednesday morning an update was...

May 10, 2016 9:30 pm

Tim Kennedy looking to step in & fight Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View scrap against Uriah Hall with a condition that could see ‘The Spider’ have his gallbladder removed. With less than a week to go until fight night, Tim Kennedy, who has been out of the Octagon since...

May 5, 2016 10:37 am

PHOTO | Rafael dos Anjos points out a flaw in Conor McGregor’s BJJ brown belt

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor were supposed to meet in a superfight at UFC 196. However, Dos Anjos broke his foot leading up to the fight and Nate Diaz stepped in as a late replacement and now dos Anjos is no longer in the picture to fight “The...

Apr 24, 2016 5:17 pm

Daniel Cormier was not impressed with Jon Jones performance at UFC 197

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was not impressed by Jon Jones unanimous decision victory over short-notice replacement Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197. “DC” spoke about Jones performance during the FOX post fight show, stating the following: “He got the job done,” Cormier said. “A lot of times, most...

Apr 22, 2016 2:34 pm

Nate Diaz not interested in fighting at UFC 200 unless it’s against Conor McGregor

At the UFC 200 press conference on Friday, many expected the UFC to announce who Nate Diaz’s replacement opponent would be for UFC 200. While UFC President Dana White didn’t announce Diaz’s new opponent for the event, he did confirm that Diaz will in fact remain on the card despite reports that indicated he had...

Apr 20, 2016 4:45 pm

Jon Jones offers to step in and save UFC 200

The UFC has been actively looking for a replacement opponent for Nate Diaz at UFC 200 after Conor McGregor retired from MMA Tuesday morning. Jon Jones, who headlines UFC 197 this Saturday against Ovince Saint-Preux in a light heavyweight interim title fight, spoke to Fox Sports and revealed that he would be open to stepping...

Apr 19, 2016 5:30 pm

Donald Cerrone ‘knows a guy’ for UFC 200 main event

After it was confirmed Tuesday afternoon that Conor McGregor had been pulled from his UFC 200 main event scrap with Nate Diaz after refusing to attend a press conference in Las Vegas, MMA fans immediately began speculating as to who the UFC would select as a replacement opponent. As many were expecting, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone...