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Feb 25, 2016 9:32 am

Conor McGregor responds to Nick Diaz’s challenge

While Conor McGregor is slated to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 196 on March 5th, he has his sights set of Nick Diaz in the future. At the UFC 196 press conference on Wednesday, McGregor repeatedly used the microphone to make statements towards Nick Diaz, who was not on stage but was at the event....

Feb 24, 2016 10:23 am

Michael Bisping points out Anderson Silva’s weaknesses

On Saturday in London, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva will square off in a highly anticipated main event clash between two veterans of the sport. For Bisping, not only is it a chance to get a win over an MMA legend in front of his hometown fans, but also a chance to potentially earn himself...

Feb 16, 2016 8:14 am

Mickey Gall predicts outcome of CM Punk fight

Earlier this month Mickey Gall made his UFC debut against Mike Jackson. Gall went out and submitted Jackson in just 45 seconds to earn himself a fight against CM Punk at UFC 200. In the days following the bout it was announced that Punk would need to undergo back surgery and would be out for...

Feb 13, 2016 7:25 am

Michael Bisping vs. Chael Sonnen, Ken Shamrock vs. Dan Severn, Roy Jones Jr. vs. Fan

In what is likely the strangest combat sports card in the history of, well…combat sports, UR Fight is reportedly putting on a fight card that is leaving us scratching our heads. The event, which is scheduled for March 20th according to MMAWeekly will feature a grappling match between Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping, a MMA...


Feb 11, 2016 8:14 am

Miesha Tate explains how Ronda Rousey “mentally beat herself” against Holly Holm

At UFC 194 Holly Holm put on a nearly flawless performance against Ronda Rousey topped off with a 2nd round KO to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. While the UFC brass would have liked Holm and Rousey to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 200 in July, Rousey’s busy film schedule won’t give...

Feb 5, 2016 7:30 pm

WATCH! Alex Nicholson proposes to girlfriend at weigh-ins

SHE SAID YES! Congrats @SpartanLife32! #UFCVegas 😍 https://t.co/xzMRZqoDmi — #UFCVegas (@ufc) February 6, 2016 Earlier today at the ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson‘ weigh-ins, Alex Nicholson proposed to his girlfriend before hitting the scale. Of course the Fox Sports team and Jon Anik, who was emceeing the event, were just as surprised as Nicholson’s...

Feb 5, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson was unaware fight with Johny Hendricks was 5 rounds

When Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson signed the initial contract to fight Johny Hendricks at UFC 196 the fight was scheduled for 3 rounds and was to serve as the co-main event. Last month Cain Velasquez withdrew from his main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum due to a back injury. The UFC replaced Velasquez with Stipe Miocic,...

Feb 4, 2016 2:43 pm

CM Punk: “I just do better in high-pressure situations”

While CM Punk may not have made his MMA debut yet, the stakes are high for the former WWE Champion. As we get closer and closer to Punk’s potential UFC 200 debut, we now know that if Mickey Gall defeats Mike Jackson this Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ he will be Punk’s...

Feb 4, 2016 1:01 pm

Chael Sonnen says he is a ‘huge supporter of Donald Trump’

Chael Sonnen has never been one to shy away from his words or his opinion. The retired UFC veteran spoke with FOX Sports on the topic of politics and how he feels Donald Trump has changed the game. “I’m a huge supporter of Trump,” Sonnen told FOX Sports. “When people talk about him, I hear...

Feb 3, 2016 8:42 am

Luke Rockhold: “It would be an honor” to beat up Anderson Silva

Luke Rockhold is coming off of a TKO win over Chris Weidman back at UFC 194, and while he currently has no opponent for his first title defense, many are expecting the UFC to give Chris Weidman an immediate rematch for the title. On the main card of UFC 194 Yoel Romero also defeated Jacare...

Feb 2, 2016 8:25 am

Tim Kennedy getting deployed, wants fight with Anderson Silva after

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial 3rd round TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 back in 2014, however at the end of last year Kennedy announced that he would be returning to the Octagon, and gunning for PED users and TRT abusers. While Kennedy was initially lobbying for a fight with Vitor...

Jan 29, 2016 8:30 am

Velasquez to undergo back surgery

Recently Cain Velasquez withdrew from his UFC 196 bout with Fabricio Werdum with a back injury. Velasquez’ withdrawal ultimately led to the UFC booking Stipe Miocic as a fill-in opponent for Werdum, who then withdrew from the bout with a back injury. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz offer to fight Anthony Pettis...

Jan 22, 2016 8:48 am

Edgar wants to take both titles from McGregor back-to-back

While Conor McGregor is the UFC featherweight champion right now, he will have the opportunity to join BJ Penn and Randy Couture as the only men to hold belts in two weight divisions at UFC 197 when he faces Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight championship. So far there has bene no word yet...

Jan 21, 2016 11:54 am

WATCH! Joanna Jedrzejczyk previews TUF 23

At ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ it was revealed that Joanna Jedrzejczyk would be coaching on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ season 23 opposite Claudia Gadelha. Back when the pair fought in 2014, Gadelha pushed Jedrzejczyk to a split decision that saw Jedrzejczyk given the nod. With the win, Jedrzejczyk was given a title shot against Carla Esparza....

Jan 20, 2016 10:37 am

Kenny Florian surprisingly has this to say about Dominick Cruz’s post-fight insult

“Kenny Florian, stop copying and pasting man.” Those were the words from Dominick Cruz in his post-fight interview in the Octagon after taking the UFC bantamweight belt from T.J. Dillashaw. The verbal jab from Cruz was regarding Kenny Florian’s recent case of plagiarism on a fight breakdown he did on the FOX Sports website, which...

Jan 19, 2016 8:05 am

Cruz responds to potential Mighty Mouse superfight

Following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ win over TJ Dillashaw, a lot of doors opened for newly crowned bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Cruz could have a rematch with former champion TJ Dillashaw, accept Urijah Faber’s callout, or even accept a superfight with flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson, whose coach called Cruz out on Facebook. Cruz responded...

Jan 18, 2016 2:13 pm

Dominick Cruz explains why he roasted Kenny Florian in Octagon interview

Dominick Cruz didn’t let the punches stop after his five-round fight with T.J. Dillashaw on Sunday. Cruz reclaimed the UFC bantamweight champion title with a split decision win over Dillashaw and threw a stiff jab at fellow UFC analyst Kenny Florian in his interview in the Octagon after being awarded the victory. “Kenny Florian, stop...

Jan 15, 2016 6:12 pm

Faber sending TAM teammate to coach Dillashaw against Cruz

While Urijah Faber and TJ Dillashaw certainly aren’t on the best of terms following Dillashaw’s departure from Team Alpha Male, it’s extremely surprising that Faber is sending someone from Team Alpha Male to assist Dillashaw’s cornermen. Justin Buchholz will be in Dillashaw’s corner along with Duane Ludwig and several coaches from the Elevation Fight Team....

Jan 14, 2016 12:35 pm

WATCH! Fight Night Boston Embedded: TJ Dillashaw vs Dominick Cruz

Catch up with the champion fighters being featured in the main event on the UFC Fight Night Boston card and get a glimpse of their rivaled path to fighting this weekend. From the UFC video description: Go behind the scenes during the fight camps of UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and former title holder Dominick...

Jan 13, 2016 8:37 am

Jon Jones: Brother – NFL New England Patriots star {overdosed}

Brother of UFC star Jon “Bones” Jones was taken into Norwood hospital Sunday morning for a medical emergency. It wan’t until today have more sources come forward indicating that the emergency turned out to be an apparent drug overdose. The Boston Herald received a copy of the dispatch records: Jones arrived at the police station...

Jan 8, 2016 11:22 am

TJ Dillashaw finally fires back at Dominick Cruz

Leading up to their UFC Fight Night: Boston scrap for the bantamweight championship next Sunday, the trash talk between Dominick Cruz and TJ Dillashaw has been very one sided. Cruz has repeatedly put Dillashaw on blast time after time, while Dillashaw has yet to fire back. Until now. The champ spoke to Fox Sports to...

Jan 7, 2016 3:31 pm

Rockhold teases Weidman rematch: “He’s been harassing Dana”

Luke Rockhold has yet to figure out who he will be facing in his first middleweight title defense. While Yoel Romero defeated Jacare Souza at UFC 194 to become the #1 contender at middleweight, many want to see Chris Weidman given an immediate rematch given his dominance as a champion. Rockhold spoke to Fox Sports...

Jan 7, 2016 12:06 am

Holly Holm reveals troubling news for Ronda Rousey and other potential opponents

It was a perfect performance that we saw from Holly Holm in her dominating win to take the UFC women’s bantamweight championship belt from Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 in November. However, Holm revealed her feelings with FOX Sports on how she felt she did that night she shocked the world. “I don’t feel that...

Jan 1, 2016 11:49 am

ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui: ‘All our athletes will move up a weight class’

With ONE Championship’s new weigh-in system set to take place in 2016, the weight class the fighters have been competing in will be taking a big change. Victor Cui, CEO of the promotion recently appeared on Fox Sports Asia to address the changes that could have a dramatic effect on the landscape of MMA. From...

Jan 1, 2016 8:55 am

Brian Stann breaks down keys to victory for Lawler & Condit

Tomorrow night UFC 195 goes down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In the main event Robbie Lawler will look to defend his UFC welterweight championship once again as he faces former interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit. Ahead of the highly anticipated scrap, Fox Sports commentator, and former UFC fighter, Brian...