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Dec 30, 2017 11:42 am

EA Sports UFC 3 Completely Overhauled The Career Mode

Fans spent a year and a half screaming at their televisions and rubbing their thumbs raw, fighting their friends and random strangers on the internet in EA Sports UFC 2. Even Demetrious Johnson got in on the fun against his Mighty Squad, Rampage Jackson and Max Holloway. For mixed martial gamers wanting a new experience,...

Dec 30, 2017 10:33 am

VIDEO | Watch an Orc Make His UFC Debut Against Travis Browne

When the UFC released a video about Max ‘Blue Carnage’ Carlyle, needless to say that a lot of people were confused. We learned about Carlyle’s struggles and his journey to achieve his dream of becoming the first Orc to ever fight in the Octagon. Dana White dismissed the idea that his kind would ever step...

Dec 30, 2017 9:01 am

Conor McGregor’s Coach Predicts the Main and Co-Main Events of UFC 219

The main and co-main event of UFC 219 are some of the best fights all year, with the match-ups that we’ve had in 2017, that’s high praise. Cris Cyborg defending her women’s UFC featherweight title against Holly Holm is arguably the biggest female fight of all-time. Meanwhile, Khabib Nurmagomedov makes his triumphant return to fight...

Dec 29, 2017 7:19 pm

VIDEOS | UFC 219 Weigh Ins & First UFC 220 Stare downs!

UFC 219 is tomorrow! Which means we got the weigh-ins today. Check out all the fighters making weight and their stare downs at the ceremonial weigh-ins. The Kiwi @DanTheHangman takes on the Brit @Marc_Diakiese at #UFC219 on PPV!! pic.twitter.com/zH4OlJ6tyB — UFC (@ufc) December 30, 2017 Can Calvillo make it four in a row inside the...

Dec 29, 2017 5:09 pm

Yoel Romero Returns at UFC Orlando

UFC on Fox 28 in Orlando, Florida just keeps getting better and better. A top Middleweight matchup has been reported by the Orlando Sentinel. Making his return for the first time since losing his interim title fight against Robert Whittaker at UFC 213, Yoel Romero will take on former WSOF Middleweight and Light Heavyweight champion,...

Dec 29, 2017 10:55 am

Cyborg Squashes Beef with Dana White Ahead of UFC 219

The New Year is approaching and it is the time for resolutions. Whether they be public or something that you promise yourself, opening up a new calendar is always an excuse to change something about your life. To say that Cris Cyborg has had a roller coaster relationship with the UFC, would be an understatement....

Dec 29, 2017 10:00 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Earns Redemption at UFC 219 Weigh-ins

No weight issues for top contender @TeamKhabib, as he registers 155.5 pounds on the scale 💪. Watch #UFC219 official weigh ins LIVE: https://t.co/2iQmYbS437 pic.twitter.com/59GjoFZHrp — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) December 29, 2017 Going into this fight with Edson Barboza at UFC 219, Khabib Nurmagomedov and his entire team were sick of the tiramisu trash talk and the...

Dec 28, 2017 7:07 pm

UFC 222 Gets A Big Fight Between Heavyweight Veterans

The UFC announced today that UFC 222 in Las Vegas will get a matchup between some UFC Heavyweight veterans. Former UFC Heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski will be taking on the Dutchman, Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve. The last time each fighter fought there were opposite results. For the 7’0″ Struve, he was last seen in his homeland...

Dec 28, 2017 2:08 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Considering Changing Weight Classes After UFC 219

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a smashing machine. He’s been fighting since 2008 and is undefeated. No one in the UFC has solved the brutal Sambo problem that Nurmagomedov poses. The only tarnish on his entire career is missing weight, resulting in the cancellation of his fight with Tony Ferguson. So far, it looks like his cut...

Dec 28, 2017 10:17 am

A Crazy Cowboy Cerrone Scrap is Official for UFC Austin’s Main Event

Earlier this week, there were some Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone drama when he announced that his potential fight with Mairbek Taisumov fell through. It didn’t take long for another fighter to be in talks for a chance at the lightweight and welterweight wild man. Suddenly, there were talks of Yancy Medeiros and Cerrone meeting in Austin, Texas that...

Dec 27, 2017 7:05 pm

BREAKING | Tecia Torres Not Fighting For Title, Faces Jessica Andrade at UFC Orlando

Reports and rumors were circulating recently that the Rose Namajunas would be making her first title defense at UFC 221 in Australia…but not in a rematch with the woman she defeated for the title, Joanna Jedrzejczyk but the woman she’s 1-1 with, Tecia Torres. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the February 24 UFC on Fox...

Dec 27, 2017 5:00 pm

Oluwale Bambgose Has Harsh Words for the UFC and Dana White After Announcing Release

It appears that UFC Middleweight, Oluwale “the Holy War Angel” Bambgose’s time with the UFC has come to an end…and it will likely stay that way. Today, Bambgose took to Twitter to announce his release from the organization after dropping three straight(two by knockout) and going 1-4 inside the UFC altogether. https://twitter.com/HolyWarAngelMMA/status/946141427309993984 So its official...

Dec 27, 2017 12:36 pm

A Win Over Cyborg Means More to Holly Holm Than Two UFC Belts

We are just a few days away from the biggest women’s MMA fight since Holly Holm first took the bantamweight title away from Ronda Rousey back in 2015. Holm will take on Cris Cyborg in a huge main event with the featherweight title on the line. The comparisons to the approaching moment has not been...

Dec 27, 2017 7:02 am

Report: UFC to host press conference featuring stars of shows from first quarter of 2018

Over the last few years, the UFC has hosted several major, multi-fighter press conferences is an effort to promote its upcoming shows. These press conferences, which have included names like Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, and Jon Jones, have produced some truly memorable promotional material, and even a few skirmishes. From the sounds of it, we’ll...

Dec 27, 2017 6:23 am

Report: Jimmie Rivera has been advised to stop cutting weight for UFC 219

Originally, streaking bantamweight contender Jimmie Rivera was expected to take on former champ Dominick Cruz at UFC 219 on December 30. Regrettably, though, Cruz was forced out of this fight with an injury. From there, Cruz was replaced my the ever-dangerous John Lineker. Yet once again, bad luck struck, as Lineker was forced out of the fight...

Dec 26, 2017 7:00 pm

Former Invicta FC Champ, Tonya Evinger Returns to Bantamweight at UFC Austin

The last time we saw Tonya Evinger in action it was in the biggest fight of her career. She was making her long-awaited UFC debut at UFC 214 where she took on the unstoppable, Cris Cyborg for the vacant UFC Featherweight championship. Evinger was leaving behind her Invicta FC Bantamweight title in an attempt to capture...

Dec 26, 2017 4:16 pm

PHOTO | Khabib Nurmagomedov appears to be in amazing shape ahead of UFC 219

It has been over one year since we have seen Khabib Nurmagomedov compete in the Octagon. The current number 2 UFC ranked lightweight last fought at UFC 205 against Michael Johnson winning with a kimura submission in the third round. Nurmagomedov was scheduled to fight Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC lightweight title at UFC...

Dec 26, 2017 3:34 pm

VIDEO | Rumble Johnson Looks Back on His 3 Favorite UFC Fights of All-Time

At one point and time, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had some of the most feared hands in MMA. We haven’t seen Rumble since he lost to Daniel Cormier for the second time at UFC 210 back in April. It was the fight where he announced his retirement from MMA. He hasn’t returned yet, although a big...

Dec 26, 2017 2:20 pm

Do the UFC and it’s fanbase give too much weight to the appearance of female fighters?

“I don’t really fit the profile of a UFC Champion, but they have to do (business) with me, even though they’re never going to promote me to a level like they did Ronda Rousey or Holly Holm.” Current female bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes ruffled feathers earlier this year when she declared to FloCombat.com that the UFC...

Dec 26, 2017 2:16 pm

John Lineker Releases a Statement on His UFC 219 Pull Out

Leading up to the suspenseful weigh-ins approaching quickly on Friday, we already had a roller coaster of emotions kicking into UFC 219 fight week just after Christmas. Jimmie Rivera has been going back-and-forth with Marlon Moraes about being his replacement this Saturday, but despite multiple attempts to agree on increasingly higher catchweights, it never worked...

Dec 26, 2017 12:34 pm

Darren Till blasts his fellow UFC welterweights

Ever since his thudding, October knockout of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Darren Till has been eager for another big name opponent. Over the last few months, the undefeated welterweight contender has called for bouts with Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, Kamaru Usman, and most recently, fellow knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry. See some his exchanges with these dangerous...

Dec 26, 2017 12:32 pm

BREAKING | Donald Cowboy Cerrone Slated for a Wild Main Event Scrap at UFC Austin

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone has been frustrated recently. Allegedly, he had a fight already lined up with Mairbek Taisumov but that ended up falling through. After those winter storms cleared up though, those silver linings have showed up via a potential fight scheduled for UFC  First reported by Damon Martin and Jim Edwards of MMA NYTT,...

Dec 26, 2017 8:02 am

Al Iaquinta had a very simple Christmas wish, but will the UFC oblige?

UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta, who has long been regarded as one of the division’s best fighters, has always been vocal when it comes to the issues that bother him. One of the issues that happens to bother him is the way the UFC pays its fighters – himself in particular. “The way I see it,...

Dec 26, 2017 6:26 am

Jimmie Rivera’s chances of finding a replacement opponent for UFC 219 now look slim

Originally, Streaking bantamweight contender Jimmie Rivera was expected to take on former champ Dominick Cruz at UFC 219 on December 30. Regrettably, though, Cruz was forced out of this fight with an injury. From there, Cruz was replaced my the ever-dangerous John Lineker. Yet once again, bad luck struck, as Lineker was forced out of the...

Dec 25, 2017 6:56 pm

UFC Financial Predictions for 2017 May Come As A Surprise

Longtime MMA journalist and business insider, Dave Meltzer recently discussed on his overnight Wrestling Observer audio show the UFC’s prediction for EBITDA in 2017 which should be $320 million dollars. Obviously, that brings up many different questions and variables to discuss. I decided to meet up with friend and avid follower of combat sports’ business side...