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Feb 1, 2016 2:07 pm

Sage Northcutt was hospitalized days before UFC on FOX 18 loss

Many critics hate to hear excuses about losses, while fans can often find comfort and reasoning on why their favorite fighters have losses on their records. Rising star Sage Northcutt had his undefeated record come to an end on Saturday night against a late replacement opponent Bryan Barberena. Northcutt spoke with the MMA Hour on...

Feb 1, 2016 9:33 am

Sage Northcutt breaks silence after first professional loss

19-year-old UFC star Sage Northcutt had his dreams crushed on Saturday night. Late replacement opponent Bryan Barberena submit Northcutt by arm-triangle choke in the second round on Saturday night at UFC on FOX 18. Many fighters roasted Northcutt for his seemingly quick tap while a few fighters gave support to the young star. It seems...

Jan 27, 2016 7:58 am

Miocic didn’t turn down fight with Jones

Last week Cain Velasquez withdrew from his UFC 196 heavyweight showdown with Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez was replaced by Stipe Miocic, however news broke shortly after that Werdum had withdrawn from the bout as well. There was a scramble for the UFC to find a replacement main event for the bout. Many on Twitter began to...


Jan 8, 2016 10:27 am

Mark ‘All Natty’ Hunt says he’s been fighting PED drenched fighters for years

Mark Hunt is extremely pleased with the UFC’s implementation of random drug testing done by USADA. “The Super Samoan” who has a fight scheduled with former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is all too excited to get his own championship belt spoke with Craziest Sports Fights about his upcoming bout and history of fighting. “All...

Dec 29, 2015 8:37 am

Sam Alvey suffers broken jaw in training

Unfortunate news broke this morning that UFC middleweight Smile’n Sam Alvey had suffered a broken jaw in training that would prevent him from fighting Daniel Sarafian at UFC FN 82 on February 21st. Alvey spoke to MMA Latest, and revealed that he took a kick to the face in training, however he didn’t give a...

Dec 8, 2015 3:46 pm

Aldo’s wife says Dana White pressured champ to fight at UFC 189

This Saturday Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor will finally meet inside the Octagon, barring any last-minute setbacks. The last time these two men were scheduled to fight was back at UFC 189, however a rib injury late in camp forced Aldo out of the bout. Chad Mendes was selected as a replacement for Aldo, and...

Dec 3, 2015 12:56 am

Joe Rogan parting from the UFC?

Joe Rogan is about as synonymous with the UFC as the President Dana White is with the brand. However, the end could be near for Rogan and his role as color commentator for the UFC as he shared the news on his JRE podcast. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson was a guest on...

Nov 25, 2015 7:28 pm

“Smooth” Henderson Video: Picks Aldo Getting Hand Raised

Who better to ask about a championship UFC fight than a former UFC champion? Benson “Smooth” Henderson gives us his pick on the mega featherweight fight Aldo vs McGregor. Henderson seems calm and relaxed heading into his fight with Masvidal. Some top tier fighters wont dare risk their ranking position to take a last minute...

Nov 24, 2015 10:08 am

Michelle Waterson injured and out of UFC 194 bout with Tecia Torres

UFC strawweight Michelle Waterson has suffered an undisclosed injury and has been forced to withdraw from her fight with Tecia Torres at UFC 194, according to MMA Junkie. Being just shy of 3 weeks from the event taking place on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas, Nevada, UFC officials are looking for an opponent to step...

Nov 22, 2015 6:46 am

WATCH! Magny earns split decision win over Gastelum (Highlights)

“UFC Fight Night 78” is in the books and despite suffering a last minute change of the main-event, it was a decent card overall. It was capped off with a back-and-forth contest between Kelvin Gastelum and replacement main-eventer Neil Magny in a twenty-five minute brawl that saw both men walk out with $50,000 fight of...

Nov 15, 2015 2:24 pm

WATCH! Go behind the scenes with McGregor and Aldo in this UFC 194 Promo

With “UFC 193” in the books, we are only weeks away from watching Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo clash at “UFC 194”! Las Vegas, Nevada will host one of the biggest events of the year on December 12th and, once again, UFC spent a great deal of money hyping the card. While UFC Middleweight Champion...

Nov 14, 2015 6:46 am

Jorge Masvidal in against Benson Henderson for Thiago Alves

Early Saturday morning news broke that Thiago Alves had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Seoul’ main event bout with Benson Henderson as a result of a broken rib. The UFC and Henderson were both searching for an opponent to step in on short notice and fight on November 28th, and they have...

Nov 13, 2015 8:31 am

Rogan questions post-TRT Belfort

Going into Vitor Belfort’s trilogy bout with Dan Henderson this past Saturday in Sao Paulo there was much question as to how Belfort would look given that he was no longer able to use Testosterone Replacement Therapy. Belfort silenced critics by stopping Henderson with strikes in the 1st round, however as Joe Rogan points out,...

Nov 10, 2015 7:16 am

UFC Fight Night 77 winner Vitor Belfort: I’m still on TRT – True Revival Touch

Vitor Belfort returned to the win column Saturday night as he scored an impressive TKO win over Dan Henderson. Following the bout Belfort revealed that he was still on TRT, but not Testosterone Replacement Therapy… He elaborated to MMAJunkie: “I’m still using TRT. You know the meaning? True revival touch. That’s what I’m in right...

Nov 8, 2015 11:53 am

What’s Next for Vitor Belfort After “UFC Fight Night 77” Win?

It happens after every single Ultimate Fighting Championship card. As soon as the main-event of “UFC Fight Night 77” wrapped up and Belfort made his way out of the octagon with his hands raised high in victory, the majority of the viewers asked themselves, “What’s next for Belfort?”. Playing matchmaker for fighters can be fun,...

Nov 8, 2015 5:46 am

WATCH! Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins (Highlights)

Patrick Cummins made his octagon debut back in 2014 at UFC 170 when he stepped in as a late replacement for an injured Rashad Evans against Daniel Cormier. In the eyes of many, there was no way Cummins could ever live up to the hype that UFC was pumping out leading into that fight. While...

Nov 5, 2015 9:27 am

Belfort: Controversial drug tests won’t tarnish my reputation

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort has been the subject of much criticism over the last few years for his controversial usage of Testosterone Replacement Theory. Recently, it was revealed that the UFC knew Belfort had a sketchy drug test prior to his UFC 152 fight against Jon Jones back in 2012, however they allowed him...

Nov 4, 2015 8:27 am

Kelvin Gastelum reacts to Neil Magny stepping up to save UFC FN 78 main event

Tuesday evening it was revealed that Neil Magny had stepped up on short notice to fight Kelvin Gastelum at the main event of UFC Fight Night 78 on November 21st after Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown was forced out of the bout with an ankle injury. Gastelum took to social media, after the UFC announced Magny...

Nov 3, 2015 10:07 pm

Neil Magny steps in for Matt Brown at ‘UFC FN 78’ main event

Earlier this week it was revealed that Matt Brown would no longer be able to fight Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC FN 78 on November 21st. No replacement opponent for Gastelum was immediately named, however we now know that Neil Magny will be stepping in on short notice to fight Gastelum! Many...

Nov 1, 2015 8:09 am

OSP puts light heavyweight and heavyweight division on notice

Ovince Saint Preux is looking to play the role of ‘Donald Cerrone’ for the UFC’s higher weight-classes. After losing via submission to Glover Teixeira back in August, OSP is looking to get back in the Octagon sooner rather than later with hopes of returning to the win column. He spoke to FOX Sports: “I’m healthy,...

Oct 31, 2015 7:53 pm

Belfort: “I’m still in TRT”

Last year when TRT was banned by the NSAC there was much speculation as to how fighters who were using the treatment would fair against their opponents without the controversial therapy. Vitor Belfort, widely believed to be the poster child for TRT, took the brunt of criticism from anti-TRT folks who noted his smaller size...

Oct 30, 2015 11:21 pm

VanZant didn’t hesitate when offered Namajunas fight

Earlier this week it was announced that Joanne Calderwood had been forced out of her UFC FN 80 headlining bout against Paige VanZant. It was also announced that Rose Namajunas had stepped in on short notice to fight VanZant in the main event. MMAFighting spoke to VanZant to discuss her thoughts on fighting Namajunas as...

Oct 28, 2015 12:05 pm

Poirier: I’d be “broke and brain dead” if I listened to fan’s advice

Dustin Poirier caught criticism from fans recently when he declined to fight Norman Parke on short notice after Joseph Duffy withdrew from their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout. Despite many fans saying that by declining the fight he essentially allowed the card to suffer a massive blow, Poirier stated that the UFC isn’t...

Oct 27, 2015 8:05 am

Duffy planned to fight Poirier despite concussion

This past weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ was supposed to be headlined by an exciting lightweight matchup between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier. Several days before fight night, it was announced that Duffy had suffered a concussion in training and would be unable to compete. Norman Parke was offered as a replacement for Duffy, but...

Oct 23, 2015 10:23 am

Joe Rogan reveals that he takes ‘banned substances’

It is no secret that UFC commentator Joe Rogan uses medical marijuana. The 48-year-old has discussed his use of the drug on many occasions, including on his podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience”. During a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Rogan revealed that medical marijuana is not the only ‘banned substance’ he is currently using (transcribed...

Oct 22, 2015 8:53 am

Smolka talks emotional rollercoaster leading up to headlining bout

Yesterday it was revealed that Joseph Duffy would be unable to fight Dustin Poirier in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ on Saturday due to a concussion sustained in training. Dustin Poirier was offered Norman Parke as a replacement opponent, however Poirier declined. In addition, interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor offered to...