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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...

Dec 25, 2017 4:48 pm

Jimmie Rivera & Marlon Moraes Go Back & Forth Trying to Set up Fight for UFC 219

It’s the season of giving! And Jimmie Rivera keeps on being given news of opponents dropping out of his UFC 219 fight. At first, he was supposed to fight former Bantamweight king, Dominick Cruz. That was until Cruz suffered a broken arm in training resulting in his drop off the card. In to replace Cruz...

Dec 24, 2017 3:32 pm

UFC 219 matchup gets canceled due to an emergency surgery procedure

A pivotal matchup set for UFC 219 has been scrapped from the end of the year card taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 30. The exciting matchup between current number 4 UFC ranked bantamweight Jimmie Rivera and number 6 ranked John Lineker has been canceled due to Lineker being forced to pull out...

Dec 24, 2017 10:23 am

Donald Cerrone has a message for every lightweight and welterweight on the UFC roster!

Donald Cerrone has a message for every lightweight and welterweight on the UFC roster! The former lightweight title challenger, Donald Cerrone, took to Instagram yesterday evening where he posted the following video at his BMF Ranch. Saturday night working on my new @bmfranch sauna 🧖🏽‍♂️ Really I’m looking and waiting for a fight the guy...

Dec 23, 2017 12:51 pm

UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou Fight Card and Rumors

UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou Fight Card and Rumors The octagon will return to Boston on January 20 for the promotions UFC 220 fight card. The event is headlined by a heavyweight title fight featuring current champion Stipe Miocic taking on surging division contender Francis Ngannou. Stipe Miocic will enter the contest riding a five-fight...

Dec 23, 2017 12:16 pm

UFC 219 Fight Card and Start Time

The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on December 30 for the promotions UFC 219 fight card. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s featherweight title fight featuring current champion Cris Cyborg defending her strap against former bantamweight title holder Holly Holm. The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris...

Dec 22, 2017 7:22 pm

No New UFC Contract Might Equal Retirement for Stevie Ray

One of Scotland’s finest may be on their way out of the UFC and MMA in general. Stevie Ray last fought at home in Glasgow last July when he battled against Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder in a losing effort. This was Ray’s last fight on his UFC contract. Obviously, the plan was to get...

Dec 22, 2017 5:04 pm

UFC’s New Guidelines Enhance Fighters’ Reebok Pay

Looks like the UFC may have heard enough of the complaints about the Reebok deal! Many fans and fighters have been highly critical of the deal since it was made in 2015. And now as we head into 2018, they are making some well-needed changes. Instead of just getting rid of the deal altogether(as a...

Dec 22, 2017 9:10 am

VIDEO | Watch an Orc Facing Discrimination Try to Make it Into the UFC

Orcs fighting in the UFC? ‘It’s never going to happen,’ said Dana White in a tongue-in-cheek flashback to when he made the same statement about women. Max ‘Blue Carnage’ Carlyle is just an Orc who wants to fulfill his dreams of becoming the greatest UFC heavyweight on the planet in a sport that doesn’t want...

Dec 22, 2017 6:30 am

Holly Holm is Willing to Give Cyborg an Immediate Rematch After UFC 219

There’s a serious chance for Holly Holm to shock the world once again at UFC 219. She’s confident she can do it, and her coaches believe she can do it as well. If she manages to take out Cris Cyborg, she’ll have beaten two of the number one female fighters on Earth. Knowing Cyborg’s track...

Dec 21, 2017 3:06 pm

The Boxing Ring at UFC’s Performance Institute is No Longer Conor McGregor’s

It somehow seems like ages ago since Conor McGregor was screaming into the faces of everyone that he owned boxing. Just a handful of months ago, McGregor did the unthinkable and actually fought Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match. Both of them made an obscene amount of money and walked away from the ring to...

Dec 21, 2017 7:56 am

Mark Hunt is Finally Saying ‘That’s It’ to the UFC

The Super Samoan has been in the UFC for eight years. That’s nearly a whole career right there, but we’re talking about a combat sports life that dates all the way back to 1998. You name a place and Mark Hunt has probably punched someone there. Chances are, it was also a walk-off knockout. After...