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Mar 29, 2016 8:39 am

CM Punk gives update on back injury, UFC debut

After Mickey Gall won his UFC Fight Night 82 scrap against Mike Jackson, it was announced that Jackson would fight CM Punk in Punk’s UFC debut at UFC 200. Shortly after that, Punk announced that he had injured his back and would no longer be able to compete at UFC 200. While so far there...


Mar 29, 2016 2:07 am

Odds released for UFC 198 card including Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs. Leslie Smith

Big news broke on Monday when the UFC revealed that Cris “Cyborg” Justino would be making her UFC debut at UFC 198 in her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. Odds for “Cyborg’s” 140 pound catchweight fight with Leslie Smith were recently released by 5Dimes Sportsbook. Leslie Smith +600 Cristiane Justino -1200 Over 1.5...

Mar 28, 2016 10:38 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino will make UFC debut at UFC 198 in Brazil

The highly anticipated UFC debut of Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has finally been announced. The UFC released the news on Monday that “Cyborg” will face Leslie Smith in a catchweight bout at 140 pounds on the UFC 198 card on May 14. Justino who usually fights at the featherweight limit of 145...

Mar 19, 2016 8:29 pm

Stephen Thompson on fight with Rory Mac: “I don’t know what the UFC was thinking”

When Stephen Thompson defeated former UFC welterweight title holder Johny Hendricks via first-round TKO at last month’s UFC Fight Night 82 event, he was hoping that the UFC would grant him with a title shot against current champ Robbie Lawler. Instead, the UFC opted to match “Wonder Boy” up against former title challenger and ‘close friend’ Rory...

Mar 17, 2016 10:08 pm

UFC exploring possibility of Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino fighting at UFC 198 in Brazil

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino recently put on a campaign to fight at UFC 198, which takes place in Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. “I would love for the UFC to bring in my division,” said “Cyborg” recently. “If you look at the top 12 girls ranked at bantamweight (in the UFC), seven...

Mar 12, 2016 8:35 pm

McGregor’s Coach says the UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz was not a result of weight gain

Fans and analysts have been critical of Conor McGregor’s performance at UFC 196, many blaming the “weight gain” for his submission loss to Nate Diaz. McGregor’s strength and conditioning coach John Connor does not believe that the loss had anything to do with Conor’s weight gain and that he was at “peak condition” going in...

Mar 12, 2016 4:53 pm

Frankie Edgar has a strong message for the UFC and Conor McGregor

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar (20-4-1 MMA) has been campaigning for a shot at current featherweight title holder Conor McGregor for some time now. “The Answer” stepped his game up to another level this past Thursday when he posted this video targeting the Irish superstar. Frankie recently took to Twitter where he demanded that...

Mar 12, 2016 12:34 pm

Matt Mitrione waiting to see if UFC matches ‘very nice’ offer from Bellator MMA

Matt Mitrione’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ scrap with Travis Browne was the last fight on his current UFC contract. Unfortunately for Mitrione, two eye pokes and a broken orbital lead to him being defeated via TKO at the event. While Mitrione is appealing the loss with the Massachusetts commission due to the fact that referee...

Mar 11, 2016 2:39 pm

Dana White hinting at potential Conor McGregor vs. Frankie Edgar fight at UFC 200?

In the aftermath of UFC 196, where Conor McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in the main event, McGregor revealed that he plans to return to featherweight to defend his UFC championship. In the week following UFC 196, UFC President Dana White visited with McGregor, and it was determined that McGregor would still be fighting...

Mar 10, 2016 4:34 pm

Chael Sonnen: Nate Diaz was 14-15 pounds heavier than Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen claims that Nate Diaz was a lot heavier than Conor McGregor when the two squared off in the main event of UFC 196 this past Saturday. Here is what the “American Gangster” had to say during his most recent “You’re Welcome” podcast episode: “It was really quite incredible. I thought...

Mar 9, 2016 7:22 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk defends Conor McGregor from critics following UFC 196

It was no secret going into UFC 196 that featherweight champion Conor McGregor was taking a tremendous risk by jumping up to welterweight, 25 pounds higher than the featherweight limit of 145 pounds. McGregor ultimately appeared to gas in the second round, something he chalked up to an inefficient use of energy, which resulted in...

Mar 8, 2016 8:59 am

Conor McGregor’s coach discusses potential opponents for UFC 200

Prior to UFC 196, Conor McGregor revealed that he committed to a fight at UFC 200, however no opponent was named. There was speculation that McGregor could face welterweight champion Robbie Lawler if he were to defeat Diaz at UFC 196. As the world knows by now, in the main event of UFC 196, McGregor...

Mar 5, 2016 8:44 am

Conor McGregor could vacate featherweight championship with UFC 196 win

It’s no secret that Conor McGregor has a tough weight cut when dropping to featherweight. In a recent article we compared McGregor’s size prior to his fight with Jose Aldo to before his UFC 196 fight with Nate Diaz. During the UFC 196 weigh-ins yesterday, McGregor weighed in at 168 pounds, 2 pounds lower than...

Mar 1, 2016 8:12 am

Frankie Edgar details what it would have taken for him to fight at UFC 196

After Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from UFC 196 with a broken foot, the UFC reportedly went to Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar first to offer them a fill-in slot against Conor McGregor. Unfortunately, Jose Aldo turned the bout down because he wasn’t in shape, and Frankie Edgar turned the bout down because he was injured....

Feb 24, 2016 9:17 am

Frankie Edgar: “The ‘C’ in UFC stands for Conor”

After Frankie Edgar knocked out Chad Mendes at the TUF 22 finale back in December, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Edgar was next in line for a featherweight title shot. The following night at UFC 194, Conor McGregor knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds to claim the UFC featherweight championship. Since then...

Feb 18, 2016 8:06 am

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn

Last month, former UFC champion BJ Penn announced that he was officially ending his retirement and going after the 145 pound belt. Penn teamed up with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn at Jackson-Wink MMA for his highly anticipated return. While he was initially supposed to return on March 5th, the UFC pushed the bout back...

Feb 15, 2016 11:13 am

WATCH! UFC gives fans Conor McGregor versus Chad Mendes full fight video

Ahead of one of the biggest fights in UFC history, the UFC is giving a treat to Conor McGregor’s full fight against Chad Mendes at UFC 189. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has a chance to make history on March 5 at UFC 196 to become the first fighter in the history of the UFC...

Feb 12, 2016 2:10 am

WATCH! #FBF in memory of former UFC champion Kevin Randleman

Tragic news struck the MMA community as people were shocked to hear that former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman passed away. The 44-year-old MMA pioneer went to the hospital with pneumonia and died of heart failure, according to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter. Randleman first entered the world of professional mixed martial arts back in 1996,...

Feb 8, 2016 8:19 pm

UFC Fight Night 82 Reebok pay for fighters ranges from $2,500 to $15,000

$145,000 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC Fight Night 82 event that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night. The payout from Reebok is in addition to each fighter’s contracted fight pay with the UFC. Four fighters took home $15,000 for their...

Feb 5, 2016 3:12 pm

Bruce Lee included in EA Sports UFC 2

In the first EA Sports UFC game Bruce Lee was included as a downloadable character as well as an unlockable character. Players could preorder the game to get instant access to Lee, or beat the ‘career mode’ to unlock Lee in 4 different weight classes. Ahead of the highly anticipated release of EA Sports UFC...

Feb 1, 2016 10:51 am

Conor McGregor announces his induction to UFC Hall of Fame

Conor McGregor revealed some very interesting news on Monday. The UFC featherweight champion that has a historic fight scheduled against lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 on March 5 announced on Twitter that he has been placed in the UFC Hall of Fame. “The Notorious” tweeted the following message that resonated a very...

Jan 26, 2016 10:34 am

BJ Penn has verbally agreed to an opponent for UFC 197

It looks like things are moving forward for our UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn in his return to the Octagon. With BJ training in New Mexico with some of the greatest MMA fighters in the world at the JacksonWink MMA Academy, he is preparing to be his best and revealed some information on...