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Sep 17, 2016 7:48 am

Tito Ortiz reacts to Chael Sonnen calling him out

Earlier this week, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. While no word was given on when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, he did reveal that he was looking to make his debut against former UFC champion...

Sep 17, 2016 5:36 am

Exclusive | BJ Penn Reacts to Potential Fights with Aldo, Pettis and Holloway

In just one month’s time, former two-division UFC champion BJ Penn will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon. He’ll be taking on the talented Ricardo Lamas in the five-round, featherweight main event of the UFC’s October 15 return to the Philippines. Should Penn win this bout with Lamas, who has long stood out as...

Sep 16, 2016 9:54 am

MMA community reacts to Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator MMA

Thursday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. No immediate word was given in regress to when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, however ‘The American Gangster’ was campaigning for a fight with...

Sep 16, 2016 9:31 am

Frankie Edgar randomly tested by USADA

At the end of the first year of random out-of-competition testing, the US Anti-Doping Agency expressed their desire to increase the number of out-of-competition drug tests in the program’s second year with the UFC. Former UFC lightweight champion, and #2 ranked UFC featherweight, Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar took to Instagram to reveal that he was...

Sep 16, 2016 8:18 am

Scott Coker gives brief reaction to Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator

Thursday evening, it was announced that former UfC title challenger Chael Sonnen had officially ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. At the time of the announcement, there had been no word given as to when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, however it was revealed that Sonnen...

Sep 14, 2016 12:59 pm

Cody Garbrandt on Dominick Cruz: His Fighting Style is Really What Made Me Not Like Him

It’s no secret that UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and streaking contender Cody Garbrandt don’t like each other. The two fighters have been swapping barbs for months – so much so, in fact, that it’s starting to look like contenders like TJ Dillashaw, Bryan Caraway and Jimmie Rivera will be skipped over to book a...

Sep 13, 2016 2:23 pm

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi demonstrates brilliant single leg takedown defense

It’s no secret that wrestling is one of the most useful tools in MMA. Wrestlers possess the unique ability of dictating where the fight takes place. A wrestling background also poses a significant threat due to the fact that an opponent could be hesitant to throw strikes for fear of being taken down. Tristar gym...

Sep 13, 2016 11:12 am

Mickey Gall felt a “strong obligation” to “make an example” of CM Punk

This past weekend, CM Punk stepped into the Octagon to make his UFC debut nearly two years after he signed with the UFC. Punk stepped into the Octagon to fight Mickey Gall with quite a bit of confidence after training for nearly two years under Duke Roufus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at Roufusport. Unfortunately for Punk,...

Sep 12, 2016 8:31 pm

Jimmie Rivera Wants Number-One-Contender Fight with TJ Dillashaw

Last Saturday, on the main card of UFC 203, New Jersey’s Jimmie Rivera defeated Urijah Faber by unanimous decision. It was undoubtedly the biggest win of the bantamweight contender’s career. Now an incredible 20-1 overall, and an deeply-embedded member of the bantamweight division’s top-10, Rivera is undoubtedly is now ready for another big step up...

Sep 12, 2016 4:09 pm

Mickey Gall Says He Had Diarrhea All Through Fight Week

On the main card of UFC 203, Mickey Gall did what the world expected and spoiled the UFC debut of WWE star CM Punk with a first-round rear-naked choke. The 24-year-old welterweight made it look easy. As it turns out, however, the days leading up to Gall’s hyped fight with Punk were not so easy....

Sep 12, 2016 6:46 am

Miocic Responds to Overeem’s Tap Claim: The Submission Attempt “Was Terrible”

In the main event of UFC 203, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic clobbered challenger Alistair Overeem for a first-round knockout win – but not before surviving an early knockdown and guillotine choke attempt. In the moments after Miocic’s victory, the vanquished Overeem – surely still dazed from his knockout loss – told UFC color commentator Joe...

Sep 12, 2016 5:59 am

Mickey Gall on CM Punk Fight: “I Was Fighting an Amateur”

CM Punk’s long-awaited, long-debated jump from pro wrestling to MMA has come and gone, and it did not go the way he planned. The former pro wrestler, who had no real martial arts experience prior to signing with the UFC, was abruptly submitted by a much more experienced fighter in Mickey Gall on the main...

Sep 11, 2016 11:10 am

Ouch: Jimmie Rivera Sustains Crack Behind Retina After Urijah Faber Eye-Poke

On the main card of UFC 203, Jimmie Rivera earned a unanimous decision win over Urijah Faber, becoming the first bantamweight to defeat the long-time contender in a three-round, non-title fight. The decision win goes down as the biggest of the 27-year-old prospect’s career, and is likely to have earned him a spot deep inside...

Sep 11, 2016 6:57 am

Pro Fighters React to Stipe Miocic vs. Overeem

Last night, in the main event of UFC 203, Cleveland’s Stipe Miocic successfully defended the UFC heavyweight title by burying Alistair Overeem under a torrent of first-round punches. The champ’s incredible win, which saw him survive several savage Overeem strikes, dazzled not only the fans inside Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena, but many of the game’s premier...

Sep 10, 2016 5:25 pm

VIDEO | Drew Dober TKO’s Jason Gonzalez

Drew Dober scored a brutal first-round TKO victory over Jason Gonzalez just moments ago at UFC 203. Dober landed a big combination which culminated with a devastating right hand that sent Gonzalez crashing to the canvas. Check it out: What a way to kick off #UFC203, @DrewDober! 👏 https://t.co/S3oXw3hfdy — BT Sport UFC (@btsportufc) September...

Sep 10, 2016 8:57 am

CB Dollaway’s back injury result of elevator mishap prior to UFC 203

Friday evening, UFC President Dana White took to Twitter with a screenshot of a text message conversation between himself and Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. In the text, Cerrone informed White that he was already in Las Vegas, and willing to step in to fight Francimar Barroso after CB Dollaway pulled out of their scheduled fight on...

Sep 9, 2016 3:45 pm

VIDEO | Jessica Eye gets physical and pushes Bethe Correia at UFC 203 weigh-ins

Jessica Eye SHOVES Bethe Correia halfway across the #UFC203 weigh in stage! https://t.co/Sacc0V8l3V — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) September 9, 2016 Things really got heated up at the fan and media weigh-ins for UFC 203 late on Friday. A scrappy UFC women’s bantamweight matchup between former title contender Bethe Correia and Jessica Eye takes place...

Sep 8, 2016 9:12 am

Urijah Faber reacts being underdog at UFC 203

This Saturday, MMA veteran Urijah Faber will step into the Octagon to fight Jimmie Rivera on the main card of UFC 203 in Cleveland. The fight will be Faber’s first since his lopsided unanimous decision loss at the hands of bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz earlier this year at UFC 199. Following the loss, Faber was...

Sep 8, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo go at it on The Ultimate Fighter

It’s no secret that The Ultimate Fighter has given some of the best rivalries in MMA a platform to be seen by the world. From Dan Henderson and Michael Bisping, to Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, MMA fans have seen some of the best and baddest rivalries in MMA history through TUF. On the newest...

Sep 6, 2016 3:48 pm

Weidman vs Romero rumored for UFC 205 in NYC

Chris Weidman’s dream of fighting at the fabled Madison Square Garden, just 20-some odd miles from the home he grew up in on Long Island, appears to be coming closer to reality. Fansided is reporting that Weidman and Yoel ‘Soldier of God’ Romero are being rumored to fight at UFC 205 at the promotions debut...

Sep 3, 2016 2:41 pm

Michael ‘Venom’ Page calls for Bellator vs UFC event

British welterweight Michael ‘Venom’ Page may fight for Bellator, but with a handful of high-profile UFC fighters signing with the Spike-based promotion recently, MVP can’t help but think of what a Bellator vs. UFC card would look like. While the Bellator/UFC discussion is at an all time high with Rory MacDonald signing with Bellator last week, MVP was asked about his...

Sep 3, 2016 12:57 pm

UFC Fight Night 93 Results: Ryan Bader KO’s Ilir Latifi

A light heavyweight bout between Ryan Bader and Ilir Latifi took place during today’s UFC Fight Night 93 main card in Hamburg, Germany. Round one begins and Bader starts off by pressuring Latifi. He misses with a jab and then a head kick. Latifi misses with a wild leg kick. Bader partially connects with a...

Sep 3, 2016 9:16 am

UFC Fight Night 93 Results: Rustam Khabilov defeats Leandro Silva via decision

A lightweight bout between Rustam Khabilov (20-3 MMA) and Leandro Silva (19-4-1 MMA) kicked off today’s UFC Fight Night 93 event in Hamburg, Germany. Round one begins and Khabilov starts things off with a front kick. Silva throws a left kick to the body of Rustam that connects. Khabilov is applying the pressure now. Silva is using...

Sep 1, 2016 6:40 pm

CM Punk: ‘I know what I’m good at, I know what I’m gonna be good at’

Former WWE superstar CM Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, is set to make his professional mixed martial arts debut in the biggest MMA promotion in the world in a little over a week. Brooks will face 2-0 Mickey Gall, which will be the UFC debut for both fighters. The two will meet at...