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Jun 10, 2016 11:40 pm

Mark Hunt: USADA exemption won’t save Lesnar

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the UFC at UFC 200 to fight Mark Hunt in the co-main event of the historic card. In the following days it was revealed that Lesnar had been granted a USADA exemption and missed the first 3...

Jun 10, 2016 10:04 am

Brock Lesnar recalls meeting Muhammad Ali

Earlier this month, tragic news surfaced that boxing legend Muhammad Ali had passed away at the age of 74 after being hospitalized and placed on life support. Friday afternoon there was a funeral procession in Louisville to bring Ali home for a Muslim funeral service. Prior to that, Brock Lesnar spoke to ESPN to recall...

Jun 9, 2016 8:13 am

Mark Hunt reacts to Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

It’s been nearly a week since it was revealed that former UFC champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 200. Since then, it has also been revealed that Lesnar will be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt, and that he has been granted an exemption from USADA random drug testing. Ahead of...

Jun 6, 2016 2:48 pm

Paige VanZant talks about her future in the UFC

Paige VanZant has been busy competing on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” and finished the season just shy of winning, ending up in second place. Now that the competition is over, VanZant is eager to get back into the Octagon. “I’m jumping head first back in the fight world. I miss this so much,” VanZant...


Jun 2, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Dana White reacts to shootout Valentina Shevchenko shootout

News broke earlier this week that UFC women’s bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko was at a chicken shop in Peru when an armed robbery took place. Without missing a beat, Shevchenko’s coach left into action, pulling out a firearm and shooting one of the robbers. Unfortunately, he was also his by return fire from the men, and...

Jun 2, 2016 1:47 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping says Luke Rockhold declined fight with ‘Jacare’ Souza

Michael Bisping is set to fight for the UFC middleweight title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 on June 4. While early reports were indicating that “Jacare” Souza was the first choice to step in after Chris Weidman pulled out of the scheduled fight with Rockhold, Michael Bisping told Jay and Dan on FOX Sports...

May 31, 2016 10:12 am

VIDEO | Jeremy Stephens enjoying his UFC FN 88 victory at pool party

.@LiLHeathenMMA is celebrating his victory in style. #PROcasthttps://t.co/wQQEiSWWLl — FOX Sports: PROcast (@PROcast) May 31, 2016 On Sunday, Jeremy Stephens fought former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 88. The fight went to a decision, however it was Stephens who was given the unanimous decision win after a...

May 27, 2016 9:26 pm

UFC lightweight lucky to be alive after horrific motorcycle crash

Unfortunate news surfaced Friday afternoon that UFC lightweight Darrell Horcher, who recently lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov, was involved in a motorcycle accident that left him “grateful to be alive” according to Horcher’s manager. According to Fox Sports, Horcher hit a Jeep that pulled in front of him, and was flung from his bike nearly 240...

May 20, 2016 4:33 pm

Gilbert Melendez on Conor McGregor: ‘He fights like the smaller man’

Nate Diaz and Gilbert Melendez have been close training partners for a long time with Cesar Gracie. Melendez knows Diaz all too well and says that if McGregor gets his rematch with Nate, the result will be the same as their first match. “I don’t see it going any differently. I see Conor, if he...

May 20, 2016 12:13 pm

Urijah Faber finds Dominick Cruz and T.J. Dillashaw’s new alliance funny

Urijah Faber’s trash talk has turned two former enemies into friends. As Faber is set to fight Dominick Cruz for the UFC bantamweight title at UFC 199, he has made a few comments regarding Cruz and former champion TJ Dillashaw’s physique. “Dominick’s defending T.J. They’re in this club together,” said Faber, according to FOX Sports....

May 19, 2016 11:06 am

Holly Holm explains turning down Cyborg fight, now welcomes catchweight bout

Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm admits that she did turn down the offer to welcome Cris Cyborg to the Octagon in her UFC debut. Holm has her reason, after getting her belt taken from her in the very last round of her championship fight against Miesha Tate at UFC 196. “I’m not even stuck...

May 12, 2016 10:30 am

Cole Miller’s statement on fighting BJ Penn

American Top Team’s Cole Miller is now officially set to face BJ Penn in a featherweight bout on June 4 in the UFC 199 event at The Forum in California. Miller stepped in with just over three weeks notice for the fight after Penn’s original opponent Dennis Siver pulled out after suffering an injury in...

May 10, 2016 8:25 am

Gunnar Nelson’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

While Conor McGregor has been pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th, a rematch with Diaz doesn’t appear to be far from the mind of Team McGregor. In the wake of Gunnar Nelson’s submission victory over Albert Tumenov this past weekend in Rotterdam, Nelson spoke to FOX Sports to make...

May 9, 2016 1:17 pm

Miesha Tate explains why Holly Holm’s manager is ‘an idiot’

Miesha Tate is a big fan of Holly Holm’s polite character and they have been friendly to one another even after Tate put Holm to sleep with a rear-naked choke at UFC 196. However, Tate revealed on Joe Rogan’s podcast last week that she has a problem with Tate’s manager Lenny Fresquez. “She’s so nice....

May 8, 2016 1:19 pm

Video | UFN 87 Antonio Silva vs. Stefan Struve Highlights

Check out the highlights from today’s UFC Fight Night 87 co-main event fight between former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Stefan “The Skyscraper” Struve (via FOX Sports): Wait….it's over ALREADY?! Struve finishes Bigfoot early with a barrage of punches, knee's + elbows! #UFCRotterdam https://t.co/AMzBK5beqd — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) May 8, 2016 Stefan Struve...

May 7, 2016 9:26 am

VIDEO | Intense Bigfoot Silva vs. Stefan Struve staredown

Woahhh! That Bigfoot vs. Struve face-off was INTENSE! 'Skyscraper' is fired up! #UFCRotterdam https://t.co/x2m11W3hPD — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) May 7, 2016 Tomorrow night in Rotterdam, Netherlands, UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Arlovski goes down. While that fight is sure to deliver fireworks given the fact that the two men were once teammates, in the...

May 5, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier updates everyone on his injury

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was scheduled to fight former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197 last month. However, an injury pushed back Cormier’s rematch with Jones and now the two are set to fight in the main event of UFC 200. Cormier sat down with Jay and Dan on “FOX Sports Live” and...

May 4, 2016 9:12 am

Jon Jones’ bold prediction ahead of rematch with Daniel Cormier

On July 9th at UFC 200, fight fans will finally see the long awaited rematch between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight championship. This time however, Jones, who currently holds the UFC interim light heavyweight championship, will be coming into the fight as the challenger, while Cormier comes into the fight...

May 2, 2016 2:57 am

VIDEO | UFC’s Kailin Curran joins the running man challenge

The viral running man challenge that started off with a college basketball video social media post has found its way to all different sports including MMA. Check out UFC strawweight Kailin Curran do her best dance video challenge that has been buzzing on the Internet. #RunningManChallenge 😂✨🙌🏼👑 pic.twitter.com/v7iq8wBSHe — KailinCurran (@KailinCurran) April 25, 2016 Curran...

Apr 27, 2016 12:35 pm

Dana White says Conor McGregor knew the deal for UFC 200

Even with Conor McGregor nowhere in sight for the UFC 200 press conferences taking place, a lot of questions are still coming up about “The Notorious.” Many were shocked last week when the UFC announced that they had to pull McGregor off the significant UFC 200 card in July after “The Notorious” refused to take...

Apr 23, 2016 11:25 pm

Fighters react to Jon Jones successful return to the Octagon

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon as he defeated Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones was extremely critical of his performance, he is now the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, and will face Daniel Cormier...

Apr 23, 2016 11:03 pm

Dana White: Ovince Saint Preux broke his arm in Jon Jones fight

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision. While the fight was a rather lackluster one, Jones was awarded the unanimous decision win, and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. After the fight, Ovince Saint Preux revealed that he had hurt his arm at some...

Apr 23, 2016 10:16 am

Jon Jones recalls the exact moment he knew he needed to change

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is arguably one of, if not the greatest, MMA fighter of all time. Jones, who became the youngest UFC champion of all time at the age of 23 when he defeated Shogun Rua via submission at UFC 126, is now on a path to reclaim the UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 22, 2016 5:49 pm

Madison Square Garden? Jon Jones would rather headline UFC 200

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones returns to the octagon tomorrow night to battle Ovince Saint Preux for the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title. The “Bones” vs. “OSP” bout, which headlines tomorrow’s UFC 197 event in Las Vegas, was put together on short-notice after current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was forced to...