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Aug 26, 2015 2:09 pm

UFC 191: Extended Preview

‘The biggest flyweight fight in the world will be heading to Las Vegas as Demetrious Johnson defends his strap for the seventh time against John Dodson in the main event of UFC 191. The bout is a rematch of a razor-thin unanimous decision in favor of Johnson to retain his title. Now, a little more...

Aug 25, 2015 2:17 pm

AKA Coach Takes Responsibility For Cain’s Loss: ‘I Failed At My Job’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is well known for being a cardio-machine inside the octagon. The Mexican-American fighter is often able to push a pace that his opponents simply can’t match, which eventually causes them to crumble beneath him. However, that was not the case in Cain’s most recent effort at UFC 188 in...

Aug 24, 2015 11:02 am

Esophagus tear caused Oliveira’s night to end early at “UFC Fight Night 74”

Charles Oliveira was stretchered out of the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 74” after his main event fight was forced to stop early. Oliveira shot for a takedown which Max Holloway easily shrugged off. After Oliveira recovered and made it back to his feet, he clutched his shoulder and neck area and backed up towards...

Aug 24, 2015 6:27 am

UFC Fighters react to Holloway’s TKO win over injured Oliveira

Charles Oliveira’s night ended early when he suffered a freak injury in the octagon during his main-event bout with “Blessed” Max Holloway. While nothing is official, it looked as if Oliveira damaged his shoulder during or after his takedown attempt of Holloway. Holloway fought off a takedown attempt and demanded the fight remain standing, forcing...


Aug 23, 2015 9:20 pm

Max Holloway calls out Frankie Edgar, wants top-contender fight in Hawaii

Max Holloway’s win over Charles Oliveira at “UFC Fight Night 74” may have been anti-climactic and indecisive, but “Blessed” made it clear he has no interest in a rematch with “Do Bronx”. Instead, Holloway is looking to take a step up in competition by challenging Frankie Edgar for featherweight supremacy at a potential UFC event...

Aug 22, 2015 10:35 am

Frank Mir: ‘Werdum vs. Velasquez Is A 50/50 Fight’

The UFC heavyweight title will once again be on the line when Fabricio Werdum meets Cain Velasquez in the octagon. The rematch will take place at a yet to be announced venue and date, but fans and fighters have already started debating how the second fight will go down. There are plenty who point to...

Aug 21, 2015 2:59 pm

Velasquez Comes Out As Slight Favorite Over Champ Werdum

Fabricio Werdum shocked the world (again) when he beat UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in Mexico City this past June. However, with the rematch announced, it appears that oddsmakers aren’t ready to give him the nod. According to the current odds on BestFightOdds.com, the former champ is actually the slight favorite. The venue and date...

Aug 20, 2015 4:14 pm

WHOA! Readying For Title Fights, Rockhold and DC Go Hard In The Gym

Over at the AKA gym there are three fighters getting ready for a UFC title fight. Current light heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, will defend his belt against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 on Oct. 3. Luke Rockhold will look to grab the middleweight belt from champ Chris Weidman at UFC 194 and former heavyweight champion,...

Aug 20, 2015 12:01 am

Fedor’s Training Hard For His Return –– Here’s Proof!

Fedor Emelianenko is busy training for his eventual MMA return. Fans and media are still waiting to see where he will end up and of course, who he will fight. A lot of chatter has been pointing to him going to the UFC, but still nothing even remotely official has come out. Fedor has said...

Aug 20, 2015 12:01 am

Mark Hunt Got A New Tatt And It’s Pretty ‘Super’

UFC heavyweight fighter Mark Hunt will be stepping back into the octagon with Bigfoot Silva at UFC 193. It will be a rematch of what many people, including UFC president Dana White, call the greatest heavyweight fight in history. The fight went five rounds and ended up being a draw. Now the two will get...

Aug 19, 2015 12:10 pm

Andrei Arlovski’s Concerned More With Paying Bills Than Getting A Title Shot

After his crazy KO win over Travis Browne, a lot of people were calling for former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski to get the next shot at the title, and face off in a rematch with Fabricio Werdum. Well, that didn’t happen. Instead Werdum will rematch Cain Velasquez and Arlovski will now face off with...

Aug 19, 2015 11:10 am

‘UFC 193: Lawler vs. Condit’ Set For Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium

UFC 193, which will feature the welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit will officially take place at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium. The news was confirmed by UFC president Dana White, who also confirmed that a rematch between heavyweights Mark Hunt and ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will take place on the card as well. Lawler vs...

Aug 19, 2015 9:00 am

Report: Mark Hunt vs. ‘Bigfoot’ Silva 2 To Take Place In November

A heavyweight rematch between Mark Hunt and ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is being targeted for November’s UFC 193 pay-per-view event in Australia. MMAFighting.com was first to report the news, stating that verbal agreements are in place from both parties. “The Super Samoan” and “Bigfoot” first met at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia in December of 2013....

Aug 18, 2015 6:40 pm

Coker: ‘Bellator’s had no talks with Fedor’

  Will he go here, will he go there, will he go anywhere? MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko still has everyone wondering where he will in fact end up for his return to the sport. There have apparently been talks between his team and the UFC and he’s mentioned more than once that he wants a...

Aug 17, 2015 7:00 am

Assuncao still eyeing 2016 return despite successful surgery

Raphael Assuncao sits among the elite in the UFC’s stacked bantamweight division but is being forced watch the action from the sidelines due to an injury he suffered in 2014. Assuncao has not stepped foot inside the octagon since his October 2014 bout with Bryan Caraway where he dominated for fifteen minutes. The bantamweight standout...

Aug 16, 2015 7:14 pm

Bethe Correia breaks silence and fires back at Ronda Rousey!

Bethe Correia has stayed under the radar since her devastating loss to Ronda Rousey in Brazil at “UFC 190”. “Rowdy” Rousey disposed of her in just thirty-four seconds, essentially making “Pitbull” pay for all the trash talk she dealt in the weeks leading up to the fight. Correia released a statement from her Instagram, explaining...

Aug 16, 2015 3:15 pm

Chael Sonnen’s gives his take on Anderson Silva’s ‘silly’ defense

Anderson Silva’s hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission has come and gone and it was as bizarre as it could have been. Regardless of what hit Salt-N-Pepa songs played during the conference call, the verdict is in and “The Spider” is officially suspended for a calendar year from his failed drug test. Silva claimed...

Aug 15, 2015 12:02 am

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Goes Up Against A Raging Bull

UFC lightweight, the exciting Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, finally got what he’s been waiting for. He will face lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 17, taking place in Orlando, FL on Dec. 19. Cerrone was going crazy waiting for the fight, even recently saying that he wanted to move up to welterweight and...

Aug 14, 2015 1:36 pm

UFC 191 Complete, Official 11-Bout Lineup Revealed

UFC 191 is good to go with an 11-fight lineup set for Sept. 5 in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The main event will be a highly anticipated rematch between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson. A lot of people felt that their first fight was extremely close and Dodson very...

Aug 14, 2015 10:45 am

Claudia Gadelha Injured, Wants Joanna Jedrzejczyk In January

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha seems to be the next in line for champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The two fought before and the champ earned a decision win in an extremely close fight. Ever since the fight Gadelha had been pushing for a rematch as she feels that she won the fights scrap and wants a chance...

Aug 14, 2015 10:36 am

Werdum Strikes Back At The Critics

Imagine beating who many people considered the greatest heavyweight fighter and one of the best PP fighters in the world, then being told it was just because of the thin air. That’s UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum’s world. He dispatched Cain Velasquez in Mexico at UFC 188 in brutal fashion, busting him up with big...

Aug 14, 2015 9:33 am

AKA Has Three Title Fights Coming Up — Who you got?

  One gym, three upcoming title fights, things are looking pretty good for American Kickboxing Academy right now. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his belt for the first time at UFC 192 against Alexander Gustafsson. That fight’s scheduled for Oct. 3 in Houston, TX. Although he suffered a tough loss in his...

Aug 13, 2015 8:29 am

Liz Carmouche vs. Raquel Pennington set for UFC 191

A key women’s bantamweight bout between Liz Carmouche and Raquel Pennington is the latest addition to September’s UFC 191 event. The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight” on FOX Sports 1. Liz Carmouche (10-5 MMA) will return to action for the first time since April’s UFC Fight Night 63 event, where she...

Aug 13, 2015 7:49 am

Stipe Miocic And Ben Rothwell Targeted For Dublin Card

Two exciting UFC heavyweights are reported to be clashing in Dublin, Ireland at UFC Fight Night 76. Stipe Miocic and Ben Rothwell will face off in an important fight for the division, according to MMAJunkie. UFC Fight Night 76 will take place at 3Arena in Dublin on Oct. 24. Headlining that event will be a...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

‘Bellator 144: Galvao vs. Dantas 2’ Announced For Oct. 23

Bellator MMA today announced that their 144th event will feature a main event between Bantamweight champion Marcos “Loro” Galvao and challenger, and former champion, Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas. The fight will be a rematch from a past bout and will headline the card, which will take place on Oct. 23 in Uncasville, Conn. Via Press Release:...

Aug 10, 2015 2:02 am

Palhares releases official statement, speaks out on getting stripped of WSOF title

The dust has settled and decisions have been made. Rousimar Palhares has officially been stripped of his role as World Series of Fighting’s welterweight champion due to his actions inside the decagon at “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields”. Palhares has chosen to break his silence on being stripped of the championship and spoke out about...