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Aug 26, 2017 8:18 am

Francis Ngannou Calls Out UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic

You have to feel for Francis Ngannou. He’s a young beast lighting up the heavyweight division, he just got the biggest opportunity of his life fighting Junior dos Santos, and it was all taken away from him through no fault of his own. He didn’t just sit around feeling bad for himself, he called out...

Aug 25, 2017 7:42 pm

UFC President Dana White just utterly destroyed former boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya

Millions of fight fans are sitting at home watching the clock counting down the minutes until current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather throw down tomorrow night in Las Vegs. The fight has not only sparked a ton of interest, but it has also absorbed a fair amount of criticism....

Aug 25, 2017 12:49 pm

Former champion Germaine de Randamie forced to pull out of UFC Fight Night 115 bout

Former UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie has been forced to pull out of her bout on the UFC Fight Night 115 card, which is scheduled to take place on September 2. De Randamie was scheduled to fight Marion Reneau in the co-main event at Ahoy Rotterdam in the Netherlands prior to the main...

Aug 25, 2017 7:09 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Has a Long Discussion About Jon Jones for UFC on FOX

As we reported earlier in the week, this Jon Jones news and subsequent fallout will result in a domino effect that will touch many different things. One big domino in the middle of all this is former UFC light heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier. Coming off his devastating loss, the man already had enough to deal...

Aug 23, 2017 6:05 pm

Joe Rogan, Nate Diaz and other UFC notables weigh in on Jon Jones being flagged by USADA

Fight fans around the world let out a collective “Noooooooo!” yesterday evening when news broke that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation. Most people were left in shock and disbelief by the unfortunate news, while others were quick to point out “Bones” troubled...

Aug 23, 2017 12:58 pm

Holly Holm is Up For Fighting Cris Cyborg at UFC 219

One thing has been on Cris Cyborg’s mind since finally winning the UFC women’s featherweight title: Holly Holm. Although, she doesn’t have too much choice. There aren’t any other girls in the division now that Germaine de Randamie has been stripped and left back to bantamweight. She’s done everything short of directly demanding a fight...

Aug 23, 2017 12:32 pm

Dana White might actually give Conor McGregor a stake in the UFC

Shortly after his UFC 205, lightweight-title-winning knockout of Eddie Alvarez, which sent his stock rocketing to new heights, UFC superstar Conor McGregor made an unprecedented demand: he, a fighter, wanted a piece of the UFC. “Where’s my share? Where’s my equity?” McGregor queried at the UFC 205 post-fight presser. “If I’m the one that’s bringing...

Aug 23, 2017 5:16 am

Junior Dos Santos has been removed from the UFC rankings

Though there was no UFC event last weekend, the UFC has updated it’s official rankings. The changes to the rankings, however, are limited to the heavyweight division. The reason for these changes can be attributed to the recent potential anti-doping violation of former champion Junior Dos Santos. Dos Santos was flagged by the United States...

Aug 22, 2017 8:25 pm

Dana White reveals that the UFC was working on a Jon Jones super fight for UFC 218

Terrible news struck the mixed martial arts world this evening when TMZ Sports reported that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation. The Anti-Doping Policy violation in question stemmed from an in-competition sample collected following Jones’ weigh-in for UFC 214 on July 28, 2017....

Aug 22, 2017 7:52 pm

UFC President Dana White reacts to Jon Jones being flagged by USADA

This weekend’s Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather super fight took a backseat today when news broke that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation. The Anti-Doping Policy violation stemmed from an in-competition sample collected following Jones’ weigh-in on July 28, 2017. Jon Jones had...

Aug 22, 2017 10:13 am

Kevin Lee trashes “weird” and “not smart” UFC 216 opponent Tony Ferguson

Earlier this month, we learned that top lightweight contender Tony Ferguson would be fighting Kevin Lee – not the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov – for the UFC interim lightweight title at UFC 216 this October 7. It did not take long for Lee to start bashing his surprising UFC 216 opponent – and Nurmagomedov. “I’m going to beat the...

Aug 21, 2017 10:28 am

BREAKING | Lyoto Machida returns to the Octagon at UFC Sao Paulo

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, who also contended for the title at middleweight, has not been seen in the cage since June of 2015, when he was smashed to a third-round TKO by the ever-dangerous Yoel Romero. The reason for the former champ’s prolonged absence is an unfortunate USADA-administered suspension stemming from his...

Aug 21, 2017 9:02 am

BREAKING | Brian Stann is leaving the UFC

Former WEC light heavyweight champion and UFC middleweight contender Brian Stann is regarded as one of the most articulate and knowledgable commentators in MMA. Regrettably, his days as a commentator for the UFC are done. Stann announced his departure from his commentary duties on his Instagram account on Monday morning. The former fighter is turning...

Aug 21, 2017 6:30 am

Conor McGregor is having his Cage Warriors and UFC belts delivered to Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather has won many belts over the course of his long and illustrious career. He’ll probably have a number of those titles with him when he walks out to battle Conor McGregor this Saturday. McGregor, of course, has won a handful of titles himself. The Irishman is has made history as a two-division champion in...

Aug 20, 2017 5:24 pm

Check out October’s current UFC 216 fight card lineup

The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on October 7 for UFC 216. At this time, the UFC 216 pay-per-view fight card does not have a confirmed event headliner. With that said, the October 7 fight card already has one title fight set. Top UFC lightweight contenders Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee...

Aug 20, 2017 2:03 pm

Neymar hires a UFC welterweight fighter as his new bodyguard

Brazilian football star Neymar Jr. has hired a UFC fighter as his personal bodyguard following his move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar recently signed a monster five-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) worth an annual salary of $53 million. The 25-year-old, Neymar, spent the last few years playing alongside fellow football great Lionel Messi...

Aug 20, 2017 10:28 am

“More angry” Georges St-Pierre promises different fighting style in UFC return

On November 4, in the main event of UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will make his anticipated return to the cage for a battle with reigning UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. St-Pierre, of course, is one of the best to ever do it. That said, he has always received his fair share of...

Aug 19, 2017 10:35 am

Francis Ngannou Calls Out Overeem for UFC 215

There were two new beasts rising up in the UFC’s heavyweight division and everyone wanted them to fight. That was, until Derrick Lewis lost to Mark Hunt and Francis Ngannou eradicated Andrei Arlovski in under two minutes. Such is the nature of the combat game, one of them is moving on while the other is...

Aug 18, 2017 3:00 pm

Francis Ngannou reacts to Junior dos Santos being pulled from UFC 215

Not even an hour ago the UFC announced that former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 215 bout with Francis Ngannou. “JDS” was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation by USADA and was subsequently removed from the September 9 event. Shortly following the news Francis Ngannou took to Twitter...

Aug 18, 2017 2:38 pm

Junior Dos Santos flagged by USADA, removed from UFC 215

Former UFC heavyweight champion is out of his scheduled UFC 215 bout with surging division contender Francis Ngannou. “JDS” was flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation and thus removed from the September 9 fight card. The out-of-competition drug test in question was taken by USADA on August 10. At this moment details on...

Aug 17, 2017 4:12 pm

BREAKING | Jorge Masvidal vs. Stephen Thompson Set for UFC 217

  It may not compare to last year’s UFC debut at Madison Square Garden, but UFC 217 is definitely stacked. According to Jorge Masvidal, after a little bit of social media trash talk, the huge event just got more violent. On his Twitter, Gamebred announced that he and “Wonderbread” Stephen Thompson will fight each other...

Aug 17, 2017 1:42 pm

Valentina Shevchenko shares her take on why Amanda Nunes pulled out of UFC 213

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko are scheduled to fight once again at UFC 215. Nunes and Shevchenko first met in the Octagon in March of last year at UFC 196 where Nunes won a unanimous decision after Shevchenko turned things up in the third round. The two were set to fight...

Aug 17, 2017 12:20 pm

Fabricio Werdum being targeted for a return at UFC 216

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is reportedly making an October return to the Octagon at UFC 216. MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani tweeted on Thursday that the UFC was targeting Werdum, the current #2 UFC ranked heavyweight, to take on #7 ranked heavyweight Derrick Lewis on October 7 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas,...

Aug 17, 2017 7:24 am

PHOTOS | Former UFC owner Frank Fertitta buys $70 million penthouse in Manhattan

Mid-way through 2016, the UFC was sold to WME-IMG for upward of $4 billion. Needless to say, those that had a stake in the company at the time pocketed a pretty penny. One of the most significant owners at the time of the sale was Frank Fertitta, brother of Lorenzo Fertitta. Together, the brothers owned...

Aug 17, 2017 6:00 am

Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw is official for UFC 217, Garbrandt issues quick threat

It’s official. UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will attempt the very first defense of his bantamweight title at UFC 217, this November 4 in New York City, New York. His opponent will be his arch rival, former champion TJ DIllashaw. Though this bout has long been expected to occur at this November card, which goes...

Aug 16, 2017 10:37 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov looks pretty healthy for a guy who is too hurt to fight at UFC 216

The reason Dana White gave for Ferguson vs. Lee was that Nurmagomedov wasn’t ready. This was him yesterday. #UFC216 https://t.co/lQQbSVoNyJ pic.twitter.com/j5u3ODg5r6 — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 16, 2017 Yesterday evening, we learned that streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson will battle seventh-ranked lightweight contender Kevin Lee – not the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov – for the interim...