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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...

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 21, 2016 8:52 am

Jon Jones applauds Conor McGregor for standing up for what he believes in

After retiring from MMA and being pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations on Tuesday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor finally released a statement regarding the situation. McGregor explained that the issue between himself and the UFC was a result of him not wanting to take away from his training by...

Apr 20, 2016 10:19 am

Dana White: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar could be for the vacant title

While UFC President Dana White has announced that Conor McGregor will no longer be fighting at UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there has been some question as to whether or not he will remain the featherweight champion. McGregor announced on Twitter yesterday morning that he was retiring from MMA, which would...

Apr 16, 2016 7:08 pm

VIDEO | Glover Teixeira knocks Rashad Evans out cold

UNBELIEVABLE.@GloverTeixeira KO's Rashad Evans and becomes just the 2nd man to EVER finish him. #UFCTampa https://t.co/uD2eltAuRt — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) April 17, 2016 In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira showed his superhuman knockout power as he dropped former UFC champion Rashad Evans in the 1st round, knocking the former...

Apr 16, 2016 7:05 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov dominates Darrell Horcher

It was a one sided beatdown as Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Darrell Horcher via 2nd round TKO on the main card of UFC on FOX 19. With tonight’s win, Nurmagomedov extended his professional MMA record to 24-0 after being sidelined for two years. The story of Nurmagomedov vs. Horcer. Slam, mount, smash! #UFCTampa https://t.co/cpCUFWw6Dv — FOX...

Apr 16, 2016 9:21 am

Jon Jones has bold prediction for rematch with Daniel Cormier

After New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York, it didn’t take long for the UFC to announce their inaugural event in The Empire State. The UFC revealed that its first event will be UFC 205 at the Madison Square Garden, and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta revealed the UFC’s...

Apr 15, 2016 8:38 am

Matt Brown sounds off on Lyoto Machida’s banned substance usage

Earlier this week news surfaced that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had been pulled from his upcoming UFC on FOX 19 scrap against Dan Henderson after admitting to using a banned substance during an out-of-competition drug test. While Dan Henderson was extremely pissed about the situation, Machida claimed that he was unaware that the substance...

Apr 14, 2016 11:21 pm

Tim Kennedy refuses to be silenced on issue of fighter pay

While many UFC fighters are opposed to the UFC’s uniform deal with Reebok, none have been more outspoken than top middleweight Tim Kennedy. Kennedy hasn’t fought in the UFC in nearly two years following his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178, however he has been looking to return to the Octagon sooner...

Apr 13, 2016 1:05 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know how to beat Jon Jones’

Everyone including the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has not been able to crack the code on physically beating former champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Matt Hamill is the only one that has a win over Jones on record, but that came after Hamill was brutalized by elbows from Jones that were ruled illegal....

Apr 9, 2016 11:29 am

Dominick Cruz’s interesting take on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been making his rounds with the media to promote his trilogy fight with Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199. While the majority of the media appearances have lead to heated verbal exchanges with Faber, Cruz was asked about Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch at...

Apr 9, 2016 9:03 am

Jon Jones defends Ovince Saint Preux from doubters

Since Daniel Cormier was forced out of his scheduled UFC 197 title defense, some have criticized the UFC for booking an interim light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197. Despite Saint Preux’s impressive 7-2 record that has seen him stop 5 opponents in 5...

Apr 8, 2016 8:20 am

Georges St. Pierre hosting new TV show about his true passion

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre hasn’t fought in the Octagon since his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks in 2013. Recently however, there has been much talk of a potential GSP return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where many fight fans would like to see him fight Robbie Lawler. Back in...

Apr 6, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones gets more credit than he deserves

It’s no secret that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been trading barbs on social media for quite some time now dating back to before their first meeting inside the Octagon at the beginning of 2015. While things have gotten not only heated, but also personal, between the two on social media, UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 3, 2016 2:29 pm

Jedrzejczyk plans to give Gadelha an “IV, steroids, USADA book” as a pre-fight gift

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been busy training for her upcoming rematch with top contender Claudia Gadelha. The bitter rivals, Jedrzejczyk and Gadelha, just recently completed the filming of The Ultimate Fighter Season 23, where they served as opposing coaches. Joanna spoke to The MMA Hour about her experience filming “TUF” and what...

Apr 1, 2016 12:46 pm

Jose Aldo thinks Nate Diaz will shame Conor McGregor even more in the rematch

Nate Diaz stunned the world but didn’t surprise himself when he beat Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a rematch that Diaz says was a gift to McGregor from the UFC. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke with FOX Sports on the rematch that is...

Mar 26, 2016 9:15 pm

Nate Diaz questions the legitimacy of Conor McGregor’s trash talk

While Conor McGregor has earned the reputation as an expert at mental warfare, Nate Diaz believed that quite a bit of McGregor’s insults prior to their UFC 196 welterweight scrap were scripted. McGregor repeatedly called out Diaz for ‘teaching Sunday morning kid’s Jiu-Jitsu’ and ‘going on bike rides with the elderly’. Diaz spoke on Fox...

Mar 25, 2016 9:42 pm

Demetrious Johnson explains why he won’t move up to bantamweight

Demetrious Johnson has remained the only flyweight champion in the history of the UFC, and while there has been talk of ‘Mighty Mouse’ potentially moving up to bantamweight for a rematch with champion Dominick Cruz, a permanent move to 135 isn’t something Johnson is interested in. The flyweight kingpin spoke to Fox Sports: “Big fights...

Mar 25, 2016 9:29 pm

Frank Mir reflects on fight with Mark Hunt

This past weekend in Brisbane, Mark Hunt picked up yet another incredible walk-off KO win as he knocked out Frank Mir in the very first round of their main event scrap. While Mir has fought many of the greatest heavyweights in MMA history, he says that Mark Hunt hit him harder that anyone else he...

Mar 24, 2016 11:01 pm

Has life changed for Nate Diaz since tossing Conor McGregor from the throne?

A lot of great things have come to Nate Diaz after he was able to submit the UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Diaz earned the highest payday of his career from the fight with “The Notorious” and has gained media recognition from the masses. However, Diaz says for him personally, not much...

Mar 24, 2016 8:42 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz discussing Conor McGregor rematch in leaked video

Nate talking between commercials, saying he's trying to get the fight at 155 so Conor has no excuses this time. pic.twitter.com/ICdUMLLNrs — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) March 23, 2016 During a recent appearance on Fox Sports 1, Nate Diaz spoke with Kenny Florian and Michael Bisping about his UFC 196 win over Conor McGregor, as well as...

Mar 24, 2016 8:08 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz answers fan questions

Earlier this month Nate Diaz shocked the world as he stepped in on short notice to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196. After McGregor gassed at the end of the first round, Diaz went out and rocked and submitted McGregor in the second round. While there have been reports that the...