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Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...

Mar 30, 2016 4:37 pm

UFC 200 picks up 3 more high-profile bouts

Wednesday it was announced on UFC Tonight that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II had been set for the main event of UFC 200. In addition it was announced that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would compete for the interim featherweight title. In addition, 3 more high-profile bouts were officially confirmed. Former UFC heavyweight champion...

Feb 23, 2016 1:31 pm

UFC having issues booking Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor

While it had been rumored that Nate Diaz would be getting the vacant UFC 196 slot against Conor McGregor, now it appears as though they’re having some issues booking the fight on such short notice. McGregor was supposed to face Rafael dos Anjos in a lightweight bout for the UFC lightweight championship. Given that McGregor...

Jan 27, 2016 9:28 pm

Rashad Evans vs. Shogun Rua reportedly set for UFC on FOX 19

Rashad Evans and Shogun Rua are both legends in the sport of MMA, however the pair have never fought despite their lengthy careers in the sport. Back at UFC 128 Evans was set to challenge Rua for the UFC light heavyweight championship, but was forced out of the bout with a knee injury. Evans was...


Jan 27, 2016 8:06 am

UFC once again targeting Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov

Prior to Khabib Nurmagomedov injuring his ribs at the end of last year, he was booked to return to the Octagon to fight Tony Ferguson in the co-main event of The Ultimate Fighter 22 finale. Nurmagomedov was replaced by Edson Barboza, who lost to Ferguson via 2nd round submission in what was ultimately the Fight...

Jan 27, 2016 7:33 am

REPORT: Nate Diaz tried to save UFC 196 with Pettis matchup

Prior to the UFC announcing that Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson had been moved from the co-main event to the main event, and the Pay-Per View being moved to Fox Sports 1, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event. According to MMAFighting, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event by fighting Anthony Pettis...

Jan 2, 2016 7:40 am

Clip of the Day: Andrei Arlovski wins interim UFC championship

Andrei Arlovski vs Tim Sylvia at UFC 51 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV on February 5, 2005. #DWCOTD pic.twitter.com/wEzDTG48YN — Dana White (@danawhite) January 1, 2016 Ahead of Andrei Arlovski’s UFC 195 fight with Stipe Miocic, take a look back at when Arlovski defeated Tim Sylvia for the interim UFC heavyweight championship. In...

Dec 3, 2015 6:56 pm

Join us TODAY for the UFC Gym BJ Penn 3rd anniversary in Honolulu

This Saturday December 5th is the 3rd anniversary of the UFC GYM BJ Penn in Honolulu Hawaii! To celebrate the occasion, all are welcome to attend the event from 9am-4pm which will include guest appearances from UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes, and our very own BJ Penn. In addition there will be a spider...

Dec 1, 2015 9:03 am

UFC denies banning GSP from UFC 167 post-fight press conference

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre recently accused the UFC of banning him from attending the UFC 167 post-fight press conference after his controversial win over Johny Hendricks. In addition, St. Pierre blamed the UFC’s new Reebok deal for potentially being part of the reason he has yet to return to competition. According to...

Nov 10, 2015 9:07 am

‘UFC FN: Sao Paulo’ medical suspensions

This past Saturday MMA fans saw an action packed night of fights from Sao Paulo Brazil headlined by Vitor Belfort’s TKO win over Dan Henderson. As always, fighters sustain injuries and are forced to sit on the sidelines. MMAFighting has the full list of medical suspensions from the CABMMA (Brazilian Commission). Matheus Nicolau: Suspended 14...

Nov 5, 2015 7:00 am

TUF 20 competitor Justine Kish set to make UFC debut at UFC 195

The UFC announced a new add on to the UFC 195 card that features the welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit. From the UFC: At UFC 195 on January 2 in Las Vegas, Ultimate Fighter 20 competitor Justine Kish makes her long-awaited return from injury, as she debuts in the Octagon against...

Nov 3, 2015 8:56 am

TJ Grant discusses potential UFC return

TJ Grant hasn’t been in the Octagon since May of 2013 when he scored an impressive TKO win over Gray Maynard in a title eliminator bout. Following the win, Grant was expected to face then-champion Benson Henderson at UFC 164, however a concussion sustained in training forced him out of the bout. Grant then went...

Oct 26, 2015 1:56 pm

Manager: Jon Jones is aiming for April return to UFC

Jon “Bones” Jones has officially been reinstated by the Ultimate Fighting Championship now that his personal business is settled and fans of the sport could not be more happy. “Bones” himself shared how excited he was to make his return to the octagon in a video, and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier was quick...

Oct 21, 2015 3:07 pm

BREAKING: Joseph Duffy injured, out of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event

News broke this afternoon that UFC lightweight Joseph Duffy has been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier this Saturday as a result of a concussion sustained during training earlier this week. The UFC released a statement on the news moments ago via UFC.com revealing that Paddy Holohan...

Oct 20, 2015 9:38 pm

Corey Anderson replaces Tom Lawlor at UFC FN 77

News broke last night that ‘Filthy’ Tom Lawlor was forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 77 bout on November 7th, and that he was being replaced by the man with arguably the coolest nickname in MMA, Corey ‘Beastin 25/8’ Anderson. Anderson will be stepping in to fight Fabio Maldonado, who is looking to...

Oct 18, 2015 11:27 am

UFC & MMA Fighters react to “Notorious” Nick Newell’s retirement

“Notorious” Nick Newell stepped into the World Series of Fighting decagon for the final time at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami” as the lightweight decided to retire after picking up his final win. Newell amassed an impressive record of 13-1 throughout his six year mixed martial arts career. Just three years into his professional career,...

Oct 13, 2015 7:41 am

BEEF! UFC’s Kevin Lee Slams Sage Northcutt: ‘He Doesn’t Deserve Sh*t’

Well that didn’t take long. We knew that after UFC lightweight Sage Northcutt’s debut and instant stardom, that other fighters would probably be coming forward, looking to get a fight with the 19 year old phenom and one of the first to step up is fellow 155’er Kevin Lee. The fighter took to Twitter and...

Oct 2, 2015 8:59 am

UFC Fighters React To Hendricks vs. Woodley Being Pulled From UFC 192

UFC president Dana White decided to ruin everybody’s Friday morning by announcing that the scheduled UFC 192 co-main event, between welterweights Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley, had abruptly been pulled from the card. White only said, in a tweet, that it was due to an issue with Hendricks’ weight cut. Everyone jumped online and starting...

Sep 20, 2015 7:35 am

UFC and Bellator fighters react to the return of Fedor Emelianenko

Diehard fans of mixed martial arts who have been dreaming of watching Fedor Emelianenko throw down in the octagon let out a collective groan when it was announced he would be fighting in a new Japan-based promotion on New Years Eve. On the bright side, “The Last Emperor” will be returning to the “Land of...

Sep 10, 2015 7:07 am

UFC Fighters React To The Premiere Of TUF: McGregor vs. Faber

  On Wednesday the new season of The Ultimate Fighter premiered, featuring Team Conor McGregor vs. Team Urijah Faber, or Team Europe vs. Team USA. We were introduced to the coaches and of course got that McGregor banter. Faber brought in some humor as well, which was refreshing because it wasn’t all about McGregor talking...