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Nov 10, 2015 8:39 am

Dana White gives the ‘OK’ to Daniel Cormier’s break from fighting

Last month UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier revealed that he would like to take the remainder of 2015 off after having such a busy year. With former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones being reinstated by the UFC, many were unsure how the UFC would feel about DC wanting to take the rest of...

Nov 8, 2015 5:14 am

REPLAY! Gilbert Burns vs. Rashid Magomedov (Highlights)

Ultimate Fighting Championship brought free-fights back to the television screen on Saturday night when “UFC Fight Night 77” aired on Fox Sports 1. Gilbert Burns and Rashid Magomedov clashed on the main-card for lightweight supremacy in a fifteen-minute battle that left Magomedov with his arms held high, and Bruns’ head down low. Earlier on in...

Nov 6, 2015 7:32 am

Danny Castillo “lost a ton of respect” for McGregor on TUF

Conor McGregor’s on-screen persona has certainly been a breath of fresh air on the set of The Ultimate Fighter season 22, however it’s his off-screen actions that caught the attention of Team Alpha Male member Danny ‘Last Call’ Castillo. He spoke on TUF Talk on Fox Sports 1 this past week to explain why he...

Nov 5, 2015 9:24 am

WATCH! Preview of the tiny-looking Octagon in Australia’s Etihad Stadium

On Nov. 15, UFC 193 takes place in Melbourne, Australia in the Etihad Stadium. The UFC looks to surpass their live attendance record of 55,000 back at UFC129: St-Pierre v Shields in 2011. According to Fox Sports, the UFC has 53,359 seats in the stands and is setting 15,000 more on the ground level. UFC...


Nov 5, 2015 8:02 am

WATCH! Dan Henderson & Vitor Belfort staredown video

Wednesday at the ‘UFC Fight Night 77’ media day Dan Henderson & Vitor Belfort came face to face for a staredown. The weigh-ins for the event go down Friday in Sao Paulo, with the fight going down on Saturday on Fox Sports 1.

Nov 4, 2015 11:29 am

Sonnen’s manager: “I absolutely believe Chael will fight again”

Since Chael Sonnen was handed a 2-year suspension from the NSAC there has been much speculation as to whether or not he will return to the Octagon in 2016 when his suspension is up. Sonnen has stated on multiple occasions that he will not return to fighting, but that hasn’t stopped people from guessing that...

Nov 4, 2015 9:32 am

Mendes on Frankie Edgar: ‘See if he can handle my power that night’

Often when two fighters with great wrestling backgrounds get matched in MMA, the fight turns into a stand-up war. The two wrestlers often nullify the takedowns from one another and end up just banging it out. Chad Mendes spoke with Submission Radio and said he feels like he has the upper hand both in wrestling...

Nov 3, 2015 8:59 am

RDA: I would crush “small guy” McGregor

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is not at all concerned about Conor McGregor’s threats to move up a weight class and claim the 155-pound strap. “RDA” recently told FOX Sports that McGregor is just a ‘small man’ who he would easily crush: “I don’t care about (Conor) McGregor. He’s a small guy, I would...

Nov 2, 2015 7:46 pm

Matt Brown injured, out of Gastelum fight

News broke late Monday afternoon that Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown had suffered an ankle injury in training, and was forced to withdraw from his November 21st fight against Kelvin Gastelum. The fight was set to headline the ‘TUF: Latin America 2’ finale. Fox Sports broke the news So far no word yet on who will...

Nov 1, 2015 2:56 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk: ‘I want to fight for 2-3 more years’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk may be defending her UFC women’s strawweight title on November 7th against Valerie Letourneau, but that hasn’t stopped her from already setting her sights on another UFC championship. Jedrzejczyk has yet to taste defeat in her MMA career, and is looking to add another championship to her collection. She spoke to Karyn Bryant...

Nov 1, 2015 8:09 am

OSP puts light heavyweight and heavyweight division on notice

Ovince Saint Preux is looking to play the role of ‘Donald Cerrone’ for the UFC’s higher weight-classes. After losing via submission to Glover Teixeira back in August, OSP is looking to get back in the Octagon sooner rather than later with hopes of returning to the win column. He spoke to FOX Sports: “I’m healthy,...

Oct 29, 2015 10:57 am

Daniel Cormier has high praise for Jon Jones and wants to be his welcome back fight

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has just one loss in his professional MMA career, coming from the hands of former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. In April, Jones was suspended from the UFC with legal battles involving a hit-and-run accident in New Mexico. Jones was sentenced to probation in September, and is now...

Oct 28, 2015 5:00 pm

Manager: Cormier is one of the best of all time; he’s just not better than Jones

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones made headlines last week, this after UFC officials announced that “Bones” had been formally reinstated by the promotion. Jones’ return to the octagon is being targeted for early 2016, where he is expected to rematch current UFC light heavyweight title holder Daniel Cormier. Jon Jones manager, Malki Kawa, recently spoke to...

Oct 28, 2015 4:21 pm

Ronda Rousey eyes future world titles in WWE, Boxing and Jiu-Jitsu!

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (12-0 MMA) is the most dominant fighter in the sport today. The 28-year-old has absolutely crushed her competition, earning her past five title defenses in an astonishing combined time of 3 minutes and 8 seconds. “Rowdy” will now meet fellow undefeated fighter and former Boxing champion Holly Holm (9-0 MMA) in...

Oct 26, 2015 6:00 am

Ronda Rousey looking for a fight in the WWE?

Ronda Rousey is sitting at the top of the UFC women’s bantamweight division as the champion right now. However, “Rowdy” has plans on getting back in the WWE ring to mix up the competition. From Fox Sports: Having made a surprise appearance in the ring alongside The Rock at this year’s Wrestle Mania, Rousey is...

Oct 19, 2015 2:37 pm

Sorry, “Rumble” Johnson! Ryan Bader’s sights are set on Daniel Cormier

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is looking to get on the path back to the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship and his latest attempts at calling out Ryan Bader dug deep. It looks like Bader won’t be taking the bait, however, as “Darth’s” manager informed Fox Sports that they will be waiting it out for the return of...

Oct 19, 2015 1:29 pm

Dustin Poirier: I’m never going back to featherweight

Dustin Poirier feels like he has found his home at lightweight, and is feeling unstoppable. “The Diamond” spoke with Fox Sports recently on how his body is feeling at 155 pounds, and his outlook on the future. My last fight when I fought in New Orleans after the weight cut when I was down to...

Oct 18, 2015 9:16 am

Daniel Cormier to Kenny Florian: ‘You complete me!’

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier proved to the world that he is a true champion when he defended his title against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 in Houston, Texas earlier this month. Before that, D.C. stepped into the octagon with two of the toughest 205ers in Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Jon “Bones” Jones. It...

Oct 17, 2015 7:15 am

Ronda Rousey will prepare with #MoreThanTape for Holly Holm

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will prepare with #MoreThanTape for her title fight with Holly Holm at UFC 193. Reebok recently launched the campaign (#MoreThanTape) on twitter to allow fans the chance to have their own positive messages written on Ronda Rousey’s hand tape. The movement brought in more than 3,000 messages from passionate fans of Rousey. “Rowdy”...

Oct 11, 2015 2:50 pm

Demons! Herrig Not Right Prior To PVZ Scrap

Paige VanZant’s meteoric rise toward the top of her division could have been cut short when she stepped into the octagon with fellow UFC strawweight Felice Herrig. Herrig may not have the most impressive UFC record to date, but she was a legitimate and actual test for VanZant in April at “UFC on FOX”. The...

Oct 8, 2015 9:10 am

Cruz: ‘Dillashaw Is Walking Right Into My Trap’

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will be stepping back into the octagon to face current champ TJ Dillashaw after being out for quite some time. Still, Cruz is confident in his skills and finds it funny that Dillashaw thinks he’s figured him out. Actually, the 135 pound fighter says there are things he does...

Oct 8, 2015 8:18 am

‘Belfort vs. Hendo 3’ Fight Card Set

The octagon will return to Brazil next month for UFC Fight Night 77. The 13-bout event, which will air on FOX Sports 1, is headlined by a middleweight bout featuring Vitor Belfort taking on Dan Henderson for a third time. Belfort and Henderson first met at PRIDE 32 in 2006, where “Hendo” earned a unanimous decision win over “The Phenom”....

Oct 5, 2015 1:30 am

Ryan Bader: Disrespect me and you dig your own hole

Ryan “Darth” Bader stepped into the octagon at UFC 192 with the mindset of beating a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion in Rashad Evans so he could earn a shot at gold himself. While their co main-event fight in Houston, Texas left fans hungry for heavier hits, Bader is still more than satisfied with his...

Oct 2, 2015 9:18 am

After Fight Cancelation, Joseph Benavidez vs. Ali Bagautinov Bumped To Main Card

Early Friday morning UFC president Dana White announced, via Twitter, that the co-main event fight for UFC 192, going down on Saturday, had been canceled. The fight, a welterweight scrap between former champion Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley, was called off because of an issue Hendricks had with cutting weight. After White broke the news,...

Sep 28, 2015 4:34 pm

Julianna Pena: ‘My focus is not on Ronda Rousey…’

Despite what the rankings say, it seems as if anybody in the Ultimate Fighting Championship could arguable be two or three fights away from a shot at a title. Bethe Correia was ranked nowhere near the top five when it was announced she would be challenging Ronda Rousey for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship and...

Sep 28, 2015 1:05 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘My heart goes out to Jon Jones’

Rashad Evans is preparing himself for war with Ryan “Darth” Bader in what could potentially be a title eliminator. “UFC 192” will host the light heavyweight clash and the only thing that could be keeping Evans or Bader from getting a shot at gold is the unexpected return of Jon “Bones” Jones. “Bones” was stripped...

Sep 27, 2015 1:09 am

WATCH! Felice Herrig is getting back into fight mode!

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig is looking to get back into the octagon for the first time since her tough loss to Paige VanZant back in April. The “Ultimate Fighter” alum didn’t find success during the competition on Fox Sports 1, but she won her official octagon debut against Lisa Ellis during the finale. Now, Herrig...