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Apr 3, 2016 10:15 am

WSOF 30 Results: Branch retains title, Fitch becomes new welterweight champ

David Branch (18-3 MMA) successfully defended his World Series of Fighting middleweight title yesterday evening by defeating challenger Clifford Starks (13-3 MMA) via unanimous decision. Branch, who currently holds both the WSOF middleweight and light heavyweight titles, used effective grappling and top control to frustrate Starks in every round on route to the decision victory....

Apr 3, 2016 8:32 am

Jon Jones to DC: ‘So much for being willing to die’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones showed nothing but respect for Daniel Cormier on Saturday morning, this after “DC” was forced to withdraw from their highly anticipated UFC 197 rematch with an injury. Jones even took to Twitter and wished Cormier a healthy recovery: I don't wish injuries on anyone, I hope you have...

Apr 3, 2016 8:13 am

ODDS: Jon Jones opens as a massive favorite over OSP

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (21-1 MMA) will return to the octagon for the first time in over a year when he squares off with Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) in the main event of UFC 197 for the promotions interim light heavyweight title. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His...

Apr 2, 2016 4:10 pm

VIDEO | Dana White announces Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Saturday afternoon on SportsCenter, UFC President Dana White announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice for Daniel Cormier to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 for the interim UFC light heavyweight title. Above you can see the SportsCenter footage of Dana White making the announcement!


Apr 2, 2016 4:04 pm

Dana White explains why Anthony Johnson turned down Jon Jones fight

After Daniel Cormier was forced out of his UFC 197 light heavyweight title defense against Jon Jones on April 23rd due to a knee injury, many expected Anthony Johnson to step-in on short notice to fight Jones. While the UFC tried to book Jones vs. Johnson for the main event of UFC 197, he was...

Apr 2, 2016 10:32 am

Jon Jones sends Daniel Cormier a message following injury

While there has been no shortage of animosity between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier during the course of their heated rivalry, even Jones doesn’t have any ill wishes for Cormier. It was revealed yesterday evening that Cormier had suffered a knee injury during training and would be unable to fight Jones in the main event...

Apr 2, 2016 10:13 am

Dana White gives update on Ronda Rousey’s return

There has been much antspeculation as to when Ronda Rousey would return to the UFC following her UFC 193 KO loss to Holly Holm at the end of last year. After Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm in the co-main event of UFC 196 in March, Rousey reportedly told UFC President Dana White that it was...

Apr 2, 2016 9:34 am

Anderson Silva talks potential rematch with Vitor Belfort

It was over 5 years ago that Anderson Silva delivered one of the most spectacular knockouts in UFC history as he dropped Vitor Belfort with a front kick in the main event of UFC 126 to retain his UFC middleweight championship. Now, fast forward five years and the pair are both fighting different men at...

Apr 2, 2016 9:20 am

MMA community reacts to news of Daniel Cormier’s injury

Friday evening news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been injured during training, and would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 on April 23rd. Understandably, the MMA community was gutted. Below you can see a compilation of reactions from fighters, and members of...

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...

Apr 1, 2016 12:11 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach clarifies a condition about rematch with Nate Diaz

The MMA community lost their minds when Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of the scheduled superfight with Conor McGregor back in February. Nate Diaz then shook things up when he was announced as the late-replacement for dos Anjos and further upset a lot of people when he submitted McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and...

Apr 1, 2016 12:08 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Flying/Spinning Back Kick Drills

Spinning techniques are some of the most risky techniques in MMA. When they land they are often brutal, as we saw in Uriah Hall vs. Gegard Mousasi and Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim to name a few. Recently, at the JacksonWink MMA Academy, some of the fighters decided to work on not only spinning techniques,...

Apr 1, 2016 10:43 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach details one condition for a Georges St-Pierre return fight

Famed boxing coach Freddie Roach has trained with some of MMA’s elite including both Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. The owner and head trainer of the Wild Card Boxing Club has been busy preparing his star fighter Manny Pacquiao for his supposed last fight before retiring against Timothy Bradley but touched upon St-Pierre’s highly rumored...

Apr 1, 2016 9:28 am

Rafael dos Anjos reacts to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

Recently the UFC announced that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th. While the majority of the MMA community was thrilled with the announcement of the bout, Rafael dos Anjos wasn’t. During a Periscope session, dos Anjos stated: “Conor don’t deserve to fight me....

Apr 1, 2016 9:20 am

Aldo’s coach does not believe Conor McGregor will win rematch with Nate Diaz

The UFC recently announced that former featherweight champion Jose Aldo will fight former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar for a second time at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 pay-per-view event. Officials added that the Aldo vs. Edgar rematch will be for the promotions interim featherweight title. Aldo had been campaigning for a rematch with current UFC featherweight...

Apr 1, 2016 8:44 am

Alexander Gustafsson trolls fans on Instagram with harsh April Fools prank

Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson is undoubtably one of the best fighters on the UFC’s light heavyweight roster. Unfortunately for Gustafsson, 2015 was a rough year for the Swedish standout. After being knocked out by Anthony Johnson in Sweden, Gustafsson dropped a controversial split decision to Daniel Cormier at UFC 192. With that being said, Gustafsson...

Apr 1, 2016 8:21 am

Jon Jones comments on recent traffic incident

For a brief period, there was fear that Jon Jones recent traffic incident would force him out of his UFC 197 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier on April 23rd. Thursday morning however, Jones appeared in front of a judge, who ordered him to attend anger management training, driver improvement courses, and get permission...

Apr 1, 2016 8:14 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones goes right back to training after being released from jail

Thursday morning a judge ordered Jon Jones to complete anger management training, driver improvement courses, and must get approval from his probation officer before he is allowed to drive anywhere. Immediately after being released from jail, Jones was back in the gym training for his UFC 197 fight against Daniel Cormier on April 23rd. Fortunately,...

Apr 1, 2016 7:52 am

Nate Diaz: “I can beat every fighter from my weight up to heavyweight”

UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz is coming off the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career, this after he submitted current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a welterweight bout that headlined last month’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas. The “Stockton Slugger” feels confident that he will once again be able to finish Conor...

Apr 1, 2016 7:40 am

Nate Diaz explains why Conor McGregor wanted the rematch to be at welterweight

Nate Diaz scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career last month, when he submitted Conor McGregor in the second-round of their main event fight at UFC 196. The current featherweight title holder (McGregor) and perennial lightweight contender (Diaz) will once again meet at the welterweight limit of 170-pounds when they rematch in...

Apr 1, 2016 2:16 am

Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran will get back to his craft as a cutman

Jacob “Stitch” Duran was one of the more recognized individuals in the world of MMA as he was seen throughout the years as MMA grew in popularity. Although never in the Octagon, cage, or ring trading strikes with any opponent, Duran was always there in between rounds helping put back together broken fighters to help...

Mar 31, 2016 3:59 pm

Dana White: Playing the good guy drove Jon Jones crazy

While Jon Jones has received quite a bit of criticism lately since being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship a year ago, the pound for pound kingpin received nothing but cheers at the UFC’s “Unstoppable” press conference in March. Ahead of UFC 197, UFC President Dana White spoke to TMZ, where he explained that...

Mar 31, 2016 1:48 pm

Confirmed! Holly Holm turned down fight with Cris Cyborg

While Holly Holm has been very open about fighting Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg in the past, the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has a different opponent in mind for her next fight. After losing her championship to Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holm is eyeing a rematch with ‘Cupcake’ sooner...

Mar 31, 2016 1:16 pm

Anderson Silva on Jon Jones’ arrest: ‘I was really upset’

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva and former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones have a great deal of respect for one another. The two friends are both living legends and have said they look at one another in a brotherly type of way. So when Silva, the figurative big brother found out about Jones’ recent...

Mar 31, 2016 10:19 am

Exclusive | Diaz’s coach on rematch: “Now it is Nathan’s turn to call the shots”

Yesterday evening the UFC announced that a welterweight rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will headline July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Nate Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez recently spoke with BJPENN.com and gave us his take on the new booking and how the power of “calling shots” has shifted in the...