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Jan 28, 2016 12:17 pm

On This Day: Chael Sonnen delivers one of the greatest post-fight speeches ever

On this day 4 years ago Chael Sonnen fought Michael Bisping in Chicago Illinois in the co-main event of ‘UFC on FOX: Evans vs. Davis’. With the win over Bisping, Sonnen earned himself a rematch with Anderson Silva after nearly ending the reign of ‘The Spider’ at UFC 117 in 2010. Following the win over...

Jan 27, 2016 9:12 pm

Werdum on UFC 196 withdrawal: “best decision of my life”

After it was announced that Cain Velasquez was out of his UFC 196 main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum, the UFC announced that Stipe Miocic would fight Werdum for the heavyweight title. Shortly after that announcement, Fabricio Werdum withdrew from the bout, also citing a back injury. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz...

Jan 26, 2016 8:24 am

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg bringing in star trainer to learn secret moves?

No matter how much time passes, actor and martial artist Steven Seagal never fades too far away from the MMA spotlight. When Anderson Silva knocked out Vitor Belfort with a front kick back in 2011, it was Seagal who took credit for teaching Silva the kick. Going into Daniel Cormier’s UFC 182 title fight with...

Jan 16, 2016 11:53 am

Video: Lyoto Machida Got Dance Moves – Get your groove on –

No dance partner?  No problem!   Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida shows you how he gets gets down when a mamacita isn’t around. Machida looks to get off a two fight skid after a tough 2015 against Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero. Machida stated last year that he wanted to square up against Michael Bisping, but...


Jan 12, 2016 7:47 am

Weidman calls for immediate rematch against Rockhold

Back in the co-main event of UFC 194, Luke Rockhold put on a spectacular performance against Chris Weidman en route to a 4th round TKO win to claim the UFC middleweight championship. While the win was certainly a dominant one for Rockhold, former champion Chris Weidman knows he can do better than he showed, and...

Jan 3, 2016 5:25 pm

Video Compilation: Nick Diaz Moments – Nuff Said

Since the return of younger brother Nate Diaz, I’ve been waiting for an official announcement of big brother Nick Diaz getting back into the octagon.   No such luck.  Next best thing?  Highlights from the man reppin’ 209. Diaz last appearance in the octagon was against Anderson Silva, which ended ultimately as a no-contest.  So...

Jan 2, 2016 8:42 am

Michael “The Count” Bisping Training Video: Teaching his son the tool of the trade

Next month in London England Michael Bisping will finally get what he’s wanted in a long time,  a fight with one of the greatest middleweights ever to step foot in the octagon.   Anderson Silva’s reign at middleweight lasted over six years that began with defeating Rich Franklin and ended with Chris Weidman in 2013....

Dec 30, 2015 2:08 pm

Nick Diaz makes his case for why he’s the GOAT

Nick Diaz’s MMA career has certainly been a historic one. Over the course of his nearly 15 year professional career, Diaz has fought some of the best fighters to ever compete in Mixed Martial Arts. Along the way Diaz has also fought for some of the best MMA promotions in the world, including the WEC,...

Dec 30, 2015 8:56 am

New Audio Interview: Chael Sonnen on Nick Diaz – Conor Mcgregor vs Nate Diaz

Just because Stockton CA native Nick Diaz hasn’t been highly active on the UFC fight cards the last four years, don’t fool yourself Diaz is battle-tested and fan approved.   Diaz (26-9-2 MMA) fought Anderson Silva almost a year ago with the fight being  overturned after Silva tested positive for drostanolone and androsterone, while Diaz tested...

Dec 29, 2015 10:37 am

Report: UFC cancels March PPV in Rio De Janeiro

Earlier today during the UFC London: Silva vs. Bisping media conference call, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva revealed that the UFC has cancelled their March 5th PPV in Rio De Janeiro. ‘The Spider’ explained: “(The plan) was to have me fighting in Brazil against I don’t know who,” Silva said, “but with this situation...

Dec 27, 2015 10:41 pm

New opponent for Gerard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 83 announced

An opponent for Middleweight UFC veteran Gegard Mousasi has been named for UFC Fight Night 83 taking place in London. Mousasi posted on his Facebook page that he will be meeting Thales Leites in the Octagon on Feb. 27 but later deleted the post. Initially, Mousasi was set to face Michael Bisping at the London...

Dec 24, 2015 2:29 pm

Despite losing Bisping fight, Mousasi staying on London card

Earlier today it was announced that Michael Bisping would be fighting Anderson Silva in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ on February 27th. There was much speculation as to what would happen to Gegard Mousasi now that Michael Bisping has a new opponent. Mousasi released a statement on Twitter to reveal that he...

Dec 13, 2015 8:31 am

Luke Rockhold vs Chris Weidman Highlights! : Night of New Champions

It was a true test that Luke Rockhold passed with flying colors last night in Las Vegas NV.   The buildup to the fight wasn’t getting the traction that one would imagine in a title fight, mostly due to the fact that Weidman dethroned the former P4P great Anderson Silva and finished Vitor Belfort earlier...

Dec 9, 2015 1:37 am

The White House responds to the ‘free Nick Diaz’ petition

The White House has responded to the petition that over 100,000 individuals have signed their name in support of Nick Diaz. After Diaz fought Anderson Silva in January, Diaz tested positive for marijuana, making it his third offense in Las Vegas. Diaz was suspended for five years and fined $165,000 by the NAC, which fans...

Dec 3, 2015 11:37 am

#TBT LOL! Forrest Griffin speaks, hilarity ensues

Here is a hilarious interview from the past with UFC Hall of Fame legend Forrest Griffin. The former UFC light heavyweight champion talks about his experience fighting former middleweight champion Anderson Silva. If you missed the fight, you can see what Forrest was talking about in the video of their fight here. Although not Griffin’s...

Dec 1, 2015 5:35 pm

New UFC Complex: Chuck Liddell Lounge, Rousey Restaurant

  When the UFC completes the 180,000 square foot complex, you might be familiar with the fighters who’s names will grace its halls.  If you have an appointment with Joe Silva, you might be escorted to the Anderson Silva conference room. Hungry?  May I interest you in today’s special from the Ronda Rousey Restaurant. “Office space was...

Nov 26, 2015 10:12 am

GSP compares McGregor to Sonnen

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre was recently a guest on Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome!” podcast. In addition to ‘Rush’ talking about his fallout with the UFC after his controversial win over Johny Hendricks back in 2013, he spoke about Conor McGregor. McGregor will face Aldo at UFC 194, one of the biggest cards...

Nov 26, 2015 8:43 am

WATCH! Time for super fights?

With UFC 200 rapidly approaching there are tons of talks of potential super fights with the UFC’s most dominant fighters. Jon Jones, Georges St. Pierre, Anderson Silva, Holly Holm, Ronda Rousey, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Conor McGregor, and many others have been mentioned as fighters who fans would want to see involved in super fights. On an...

Nov 10, 2015 11:52 am

Ronaldo and his Brazilian agency part ways with UFC over ‘unfair’ treatment of fighters

Soccer icon Ronaldo Nazario de Lima and his 9ine Sports & Entertainment company have announced that they will no longer be working with the UFC due to “arbitrarily” changing its sponsorship funding rules and fighter remuneration. The marketing company that the retired soccer star is President of, spent the last few years building up stars...

Nov 10, 2015 7:45 am

UFC 197 set for HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro on March 5

It looks like the UFC will be returning to Brazil sooner rather than later! On the heels of ‘UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson’ taking place in Sao Paulo, the UFC announced that they would be traveling to Rio De Janeiro on March 5th for UFC 197. The event was announced by UFC Brazil GM...

Nov 8, 2015 1:42 pm

‘UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm’ Betting Breakdown: Can Holm Win You Big Money?

On November 13, 2015 UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey will be stepping into the octagon to once again prove her dominance in the division. Many have tried to knock the champion off her throne, but Rousey is at the top of her game and has proven time and time again she is the one...

Nov 4, 2015 10:15 pm

Diaz & NSAC discussing 18 month suspension

It was announced last month that Nick Diaz and the NSAC were in potential settlement talks that could see Diaz return to the Octagon in 2016. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight that Diaz and the NSAC could be close to reaching an agreement that would see Diaz’s suspension dropped from 5 years down to...

Nov 3, 2015 9:09 am

Tim Kennedy returning to MMA, gunning for PED & TRT users

There has been much speculation as to whether or not top ranked UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy would ever return to the UFC. Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 in September of 2014. Kennedy allegedly was sticking his fingers in Romero’s gloves at the end of the 2nd...

Oct 29, 2015 6:59 am

Michael Bisping is “permanently disfigured” from Belfort fight

Back in 2013 Michael Bisping was on the wrong end of a brutal head kick from Vitor Belfort. Bisping suffered a detached retina as a result of the knockout, and has since stated that he won’t fight another person who has a past of failing drug tests. Earlier this week Bisping stated that he no...