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Jul 6, 2016 10:38 pm

John Kavanagh wonders “what if?” after Jon Jones pulled from UFC 200

While the MMA community is currently in a frenzy right now regarding Jon Jones being pulled from his UFC 200 main event bout against Daniel Cormier due to a USADA anti-doping violation, SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh took to Twitter to raise an interesting question. Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II was supposed to...

Jul 6, 2016 10:33 pm

UFC releases statement on Jon Jones’ ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

Shocking news broke on Wednesday when the UFC revealed that current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 unification title fight versus the UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The announcement was made during a press conference held late Wednesday. After the press conference the UFC released the following...

Jul 6, 2016 10:21 pm

Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200: “This one stung”

Late Wednesday evening news broke that pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 after he was notified of a potential anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test back in June. It was quickly announced that the fight was off the card, and that Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt was the...

Jul 6, 2016 8:47 pm

Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier off UFC 200, Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt new main event

The UFC light heavyweight championship bout between UFC interim champion Jon Jones and champion Daniel Cormier has been scrapped from the historical UFC 200 event this Saturday due to Jones being flagged for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” UFC was notified that USADA has flagged Jon Jones for a potential anti-doping policy violation. — FOX...


Jul 6, 2016 7:51 pm

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon & Diego Sanchez share a special moment before UFC 200

Diego Sanchez & Joe Lauzon are known to be two of the biggest fan favorite fighters. In addition, whenever both men step into the Octagon, fans know that they are in for a treat. During fight-week, Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez gave a tandem interview, and had nothing but respect for one another. Check out...

Jul 6, 2016 7:40 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200 press conference staredowns

Wednesday afternoon, the UFC held the final UFC 200 press conference prior to the action Saturday night in Las Vegas. On hand for the event were: Cain Velasquez, Travis Browne, Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, Miesha Tate, Amanda Nunes, Brock Lesnar, Mark Hunt, Daniel Cormier, and Jon Jones. At the conclusion of the press conference, the...

Jul 6, 2016 1:21 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt face off during UFC 200 press conference

Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt are set to fight this Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 200 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fighters from the card were present for the UFC 200 pre-fight press conference and Lesnar and Hunt got to size one another up during their staredown at the end of the presser. The...

Jul 6, 2016 11:55 am

Lorenzo Fertitta & Dana White address latest UFC sale rumors

Lately the rumors of the UFC’s potential sale have heated up, with reports indicating that the UFC was sold for upwards of $4 billion. While the UFC brass had maintained silence in the media regarding the latest rumors, UFC President Dana White, and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta decided it was time to put the rumors...

Jul 6, 2016 11:52 am

Sage Northcutt shows off special edition UFC 200 fight gloves

Rising UFC star Sage Northcutt is in Las Vegas in preparation for UFC 200, which takes place this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. It looks like for the historical UFC event, they have made special edition fight gloves just for this fight card. Northcutt posted a photo with his UFC 200 special edition glove on...

Jul 6, 2016 11:13 am

UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer takes it all off for photo shoot

It’s Wednesday and a just in time for another memorable #WCW. UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer has a ton of fans from her time walking the Octagon between rounds and they will surely appreciate these photos that were just posted. Check out these hot photos of Palmer in a recent photo shoot for her new...

Jul 6, 2016 9:47 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar confident ahead of UFC return despite layoff

On Saturday, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will return to the Octagon to face heavyweight legend Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200. Lesnar, who hasn’t fought in 5 years, dropped back to back losses prior to stepping away from the Octagon after being TKOd by Alistair Overeem. The loss has stuck...

Jul 6, 2016 8:42 am

Nate Diaz: ‘The UFC better hope I don’t win this fight’

Nate Diaz is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. The #5 ranked lightweight frequently speaks out against the UFC brass, and calls them out over the issue of fighter pay. Back in March, Diaz handed Conor McGregor the first loss of his professional career in the main event of UFC 196 when...

Jul 6, 2016 8:27 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones thanks fans for their support ahead of UFC 200

With just days to go until Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 200, Jon Jones has a message for his fans. ‘Bones’ released a video, thanking fans for their support ahead of the event, and thanking them in advance...

Jul 5, 2016 1:34 pm

Frank Mir has asked the UFC to be released

Back in April, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was notified that he had failed his ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’ post-fight drug test. Mir failed the test for oral turinabol metabolites, blaming the failed drug test on contaminated kangaroo meat. While there has been no word yet as to how long Mir will be suspended,...

Jul 5, 2016 9:16 am

Jon Jones gives update on his mother’s battle with diabetes ahead of UFC 200

While Jon Jones was making his final preparations to return the Octagon earlier this year at UFC 197 against Ovince Saint Preux, his mother was battling diabetes, and looking to recover from having her leg amputated. Ahead of UFC 200, many wonder how the pound for pound kingpin’s mother has been doing leading up to...

Jul 4, 2016 1:36 pm

Interesting data on USADA tests done on UFC ranked fighters in all divisions

Here is some very interesting data put together by twitter user @dimspace on the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s testing done on the UFC ranked fighters for every division. The data depicts the number of fights the athlete has had since October 2015 and the number of times they have been tested by USADA. Testing by Weight...

Jul 4, 2016 1:34 pm

UFC welterweight: ‘Fighting has never paid enough’

Fighter pay is always an interesting topic that brings debate from all angles. Recently, undefeated UFC welterweight Alberto Mina commented on his UFC pay and interestingly looks at his compensation with the UFC in a way that you typically don’t hear from many fighters. “Fighting for me is above and beyond just money,” Mina told...

Jul 4, 2016 10:53 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: It’s Time – Full Episode

Are you ready for UFC 200? Check out this amazing 44-minute promotional video from the UFC, highlighting the biggest fights on the historical UFC 200 pay-per-view card taking place on July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. From the video description: “Eight of the greatest fighters on earth will stop at nothing to be victorious at...

Jul 3, 2016 7:31 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200: Counterpunch – Cormier vs Jones 2

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to rematch UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9. The two will look to settle their differences in the Octagon to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts and crown one man the undisputed champion. Take a look...

Jul 3, 2016 6:28 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen explains why Conor McGregor will lose to Nate Diaz at UFC 202

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is a very knowledgeable fight analyst for ESPN and has some interesting things to say about the rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Sonnen doesn’t think the outcome of their rematch will be any different from their first meeting at UFC 196 back in March...

Jul 3, 2016 6:10 pm

UFC notified by USADA of another ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has notified the UFC of another “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation.” The UFC released a statement on Sunday regarding UFC middleweight Ricardo Abreu being flagged by USADA. From the UFC: “The UFC organization was notified that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Ricardo Abreu of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation...

Jul 3, 2016 12:27 pm

Matt Hughes would ‘love’ to fight Matt Serra at UFC 205 in MSG

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes revealed that he would come out of retirement for a fight with fellow former welterweight title holder and bitter rival Matt Serra. A fan tweeted Hughes asking “Matt Hughes will you fight Matt Serra at MSG?”, the UFC Hall of Famer responded with the following: I would love to...

Jul 2, 2016 1:14 pm

Bryan Caraway & Miesha Tate want to be first couple to simultaneously hold UFC titles

Back in March, in the co-main event of UFC 196, Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In less than one week, Miesha Tate will look to defend her championship belt on the main card of UFC 200 against Amanda Nunes. In the meantime, Tate’s boyfriend Bryan Caraway, who is...

Jul 2, 2016 12:18 pm

VIDEO | Top 8 finishes from UFC 200 fighters

In one week, the UFC will hold arguably the most historic event of all time on July 9th in Las Vegas, UFC 200. The event will feature numerous high-profile bouts including Jones vs. Cormier II, Lesnar vs. Hunt, Aldo vs. Edgar II, and more! Ahead of the historic event, take a look at the top...

Jul 2, 2016 10:00 am

Artem Lobov vs. Chris Avila set for UFC 202

As if ‘UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor II’ wasn’t already going to be tense enough between the two teams, now both men have teammates fighting one another. Conor McGregor’s teammate Artem Lobov will fight Diaz Brother protege Chris Avila on the highly anticipated event on August 20th. Lobov is riding a 2-fight losing streak into...