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Feb 4, 2018 3:45 pm

Breaking! Nate Diaz is interested in saving UFC 222

Nate Diaz is interested in saving UFC 222! Former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz says he is interested in saving March’s UFC 222 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. The Stockton Slugger revealed the exciting news to the LA Times Lance Pugmire. The best option to fill in for the @BlessedMMA void at #UFC222 is...

Feb 4, 2018 10:21 am

Mario Yamasaki and UFC should share blame for Priscila Cachoeira’s prolonged beating

Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko could not have been more impressive in her Saturday night flyweight debut, out-landing her opponent Priscila Cachoeira by a 230-3 margin en-route to a second-round submission win. Regrettably, much of the buzz surrounding this fight has been negative, as the widespread perception is that referee Mario Yamasaki let this...

Feb 4, 2018 9:41 am

UFC Belem athlete outfitting pay: Lyoto Machida gets $20K, Valentina Shevchenko gets $5K

Last night, the UFC touched down in Belem, Brazil with UFC Fight Night 125. In the main event of this 11-fight card, struggling former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida turned back the clock with a close but impressive split decision win over formerly undefeated prospect Eryk Anders. In the co-main event, meanwhile, former UFC...

Feb 4, 2018 9:22 am

With 2018 off to a rocky start, expect the UFC to go all-in on CM Punk

The year 2018 is off a rocky start for the UFC. UFC 221, which goes down next weekend in Perth, Australia, has barely looked like a pay-per-view since UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker was forced out of his main event title fight with Luke Rockhold and replaced by by Yoel Romero. UFC 222, which is...

Feb 4, 2018 5:59 am

UFC President Dana White trashes “incompetent” Mario Yamasaki after Shevchenko-Cachoeira fight

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Belem, Brazil, former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko made her debut in the new UFC women’s flyweight division opposite Brazil’s Priscila Cachoeira. The fight wasn’t close. From the opening bell, Shevchenko was an absolute predator, eating her opponent alive en route to...

Feb 3, 2018 10:24 pm

UFC Fight Night 125 Results: Lyoto Machida defeats Eryk Anders via split-decision

UFC Fight Night 125 Results: Lyoto Machida vs. Eryk Anders A key middleweight scrap between former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and undefeated contender Eryk Anders headlined tonight’s UFC Fight Night 125 event in Belem, Brazil. Round one begins and Anders comes forward quickly. Machida takes his famous karate stance. Machida with a kick to...

Feb 3, 2018 9:30 pm

UFC Fight Night 125 Results: Valentina Shevchenko destroys Priscila Cachoeira

UFC Fight Night 125 Results: Valentina Shevchenko destroys Priscila Cachoeira Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko made her flyweight debut at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 125 in Belem, Brazil against Priscila Cachoeira. Round one begins and Shevchenko lands a leg kick followed by a left jab. Another solid combination from Shevchenko. Priscila looks...

Feb 3, 2018 8:17 pm

Breaking! Frankie Edgar says he will still be at UFC 222 this March

Breaking! Frankie Edgar says he will still be at UFC 222 this March! Earlier today ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke some unfortunate news that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and was forced out of his scheduled main event title fight with Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las...

Feb 3, 2018 6:23 pm

Max Holloway issues first social media post following removal from UFC 222 main event

Max Holloway issues first social media post following removal from UFC 222 main event! Earlier today terrible news shook the mixed martial arts world as ESPN’s Brett Okamoto announced that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to compete at March’s UFC 222 pay-per-view event. Max...

Feb 3, 2018 5:57 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor takes a shot at Max Holloway following UFC 222 removal

Conor McGregor takes a shot at Max Holloway following UFC 222 removal! Earlier today ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the unfortunate news that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and was forced out of his scheduled UFC 222 title fight with Frankie Edgar. Immediately following Okamoto’s report, MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani announced that the...

Feb 3, 2018 2:19 pm

Rumors are swirling around UFC 222 following Max Holloway’s injury

Rumors are swirling around UFC 222 following Max Holloway’s injury! Earlier today the mixed martial arts world was hit with some terrible news. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto announced that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to participate in his scheduled UFC 222 main event title fight...

Feb 3, 2018 12:35 pm

BREAKING | Frankie Edgar and Brian Ortega in the Works for UFC 222 Replacement

After the crushing news of Max Holloway’s injury that will force him out of his UFC 222 title fight with Frankie Edgar, the UFC is absolutely scrambling to get a new main event. There are a ton of different directions that the organization could go with Jose Aldo, Cub Swanson, or even Darren Elkins if...

Feb 3, 2018 10:34 am

BREAKING | Max Holloway Injured, Out of Frankie Edgar Fight at UFC 222

There is a yin and a yang to everything. The universe must always balance itself. The MMA gods must have pulled out all the stops to make the three gigantic super fights expected for 2018. By booking Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic – and attempting to put together fights with Demetrious Johnson, TJ Dillashaw, Cris...

Feb 3, 2018 9:08 am

BREAKING VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson Confirms ‘In Negotiations’ For UFC 226 Superfight with TJ Dillashaw

Demetrious Johnson confirms ‘negotiations have begun’ to fight TJ Dillashaw as the co-main event of #UFC226: Cormier vs Miocic. pic.twitter.com/xEcrsiQV4a — Justin Golightly (@SecretMovesMMA) February 3, 2018 Already the rest of this year feels like just a build-up to the absolutely gigantic fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier at UFC 226. It’s hard to...

Feb 2, 2018 5:19 pm

UFC Belem’s Pedro Munhoz Singles out Hotel for Reason He missed Weight

As you may have heard earlier today, the co-main event between John Dodson and Pedro Munhoz for UFC Fight Night 125 in Belem, Brazil is no longer going to happen. From time to time…fighters will indeed miss weight. This was again one of those times but so severely that the fight ended up being canceled....

Feb 2, 2018 12:50 pm

BREAKING | UFC Belem’s Co-Main Event Between John Dodson and Pedro Munhoz is Off

John Dodson’s bantamweight scrap with rising contender Pedro Munhoz will not longer go down tomorrow. MMA Fighting journalist Guilherme Cruz‏ was following the story closely after Pedro Munhoz missed weight early this morning. At first a catchweight was offered with Munhoz fined 20-percent of his purse, which would go to Dodson, as well as 20-percent of...

Feb 2, 2018 11:49 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Breaks Down His Incredible UFC Debut 5 Years Ago Today

Five years ago today, @TWooodley gave us one of the greatest debuts in @UFC history! #ReplayKO pic.twitter.com/Gc6kAOgkgl — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) February 2, 2018 Back in 2013, Tyron Woodley was already on a 10-fight win streak. That was, until he was finished by former UFC middleweight Nate Marquardt at the time. Regardless of the...

Feb 2, 2018 7:12 am

VIDEO | Robert Whittaker’s List of What Took Him Out of UFC 221 is Nuts

Just when you thought the UFC’s chaotic middleweight division was going to reach some sort of state of homeostasis, a big Robert Whittaker-sized wrench gets thrown into things. Promoted to the undisputed middleweight champion, the hard-hitting Aussie was set to defend against Luke Rockhold. Unfortunately, he had to pull out due to undisclosed reasons, which...

Feb 1, 2018 1:02 pm

BREAKING | Another Fun Lightweight Scrap Officially Booked for UFC 223

The card is only about half finished but already the UFC’s trip to Brooklyn is looking awesome. UFC 223 is topped with the huge lightweight clash between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson, with Rose Namajunas defending her new strawweight title against the very woman she took it from, the dangerous Joanna Jedrzejczyk. That should be...

Feb 1, 2018 12:32 pm

Report | Demetrious Johnson vs. TJ Dillashaw superfight targeted for UFC 226 co-main event

UFC 226, which goes down on July 7, is going to be headlined by a heavyweight superfight between reigning champion Stipe Miocic and reigning light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. And from the sounds of it, another blockbuster superfight is in the works for the card’s co-main event: a flyweight title fight between dominating divisional champ...

Feb 1, 2018 9:31 am

BREAKING | Fabricio Werdum Booked for Main Event of UFC London

UFC London was the Bermuda Triangle of match-ups. It was long supposed to be the card basically made for Michael Bisping’s retirement fight. After opponents were ruled out one-by-one, finally either Bisping or the UFC decided he would not be fighting on that card. Darren Till and Stephen Thompson was also ruled out. Finally, we...

Jan 31, 2018 9:01 am

UFC rankings update: Georges St-Pierre exits, Ronda Rousey stays

In the wake of last weekend’s UFC Charlotte card, the UFC has adjusted its official rankings. The biggest shakeup this time surrounds Former UFC middleweight and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre’s ejection from the middleweight rankings. Given that St-Pierre is not expected to fight again for quite some time – if ever – his ejection from...

Jan 31, 2018 8:18 am

UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker: I’m back

A little over a week ahead of Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero’s UFC 221 interim middleweight title fight, the UFC’s undisputed middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has shared a very positive update. Whittaker was originally expected to defend his title against Rockhold in the main event of UFC 221, but was forced out of the fight...

Jan 31, 2018 6:11 am

UFC 220 Salaries: Miocic, Ngannou, Cormier and Oezdemir all pocket massive checks

On January 20, the UFC returned to Boston with UFC 220, a massive pay-per-view that featured title fights at both heavyweight and light heavyweight. In the main event, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic defended his title by outworking dangerous challenger Francis Ngannou to a unanimous decision, derailing one of MMA’s biggest hype trains in the...

Jan 30, 2018 6:01 pm

REPORT | Another Big Lightweight Fight Could Land on UFC 223!

UFC 223 continues to grow! Already off to a hot start with two title fights and three Lightweight fights in total…it looks like another might be getting added! ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reports that a showdown between season 15 winner of The Ultimate Fighter, Michael Chiesa and former WEC and UFC Lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis could...