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Aug 5, 2016 3:24 pm

Conor McGregor makes his ‘Mystic Mac’ prediction for rematch with Nate Diaz

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz were asked questions from the media on a UFC 202 conference call on Friday ahead of the August 20 card that the two star fighters will headline. As McGregor is known for his eerie predictions, “Mystic Mac” gave his vision for the rematch with Diaz and said that he will...

Aug 5, 2016 1:11 pm

Nate Diaz is definitely moving the needle as his video goes viral

UFC President Dana White once made a comment that Nate Diaz was not a needle mover and couldn’t sell fights like his older brother Nick. White could not have been more wrong now that Diaz has notched one win over the promotion’s biggest draw in Conor McGregor. Recently, Diaz was featured in a special on...

Aug 5, 2016 12:44 pm

Frankie Edgar to drop down to 135 to challenge for the title?

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar fell short of capturing another belt in his last fight with Jose Aldo at UFC 200. Edgar lost a unanimous decision to Aldo in a five-round UFC interim featherweight title fight and now Edgar and his team are thinking about what comes next for his career. While Edgar was...


Aug 5, 2016 11:49 am

Cris Cyborg weighs over 170 pounds!

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is set to make her second UFC appearance at UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil. Cyborg will welcome Lina Lansberg to the Octagon in what will be her second UFC catchweight fight set at 140 pounds. If you are wondering why the 145 pound Invicta champion can’t just cut another...

Aug 5, 2016 2:30 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor talks about the changes he has made for rematch with Nate Diaz

.@TheNotoriousMMA on how putting in training miles has helped his overall game. #Zprint 3D pic.twitter.com/9zAumRfUlI — Reebok (@Reebok) August 4, 2016 UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch Nate Diaz at UFC 202 on August 20. While McGregor and his team blame cardio and weight as the main reasons for the loss to...

Aug 5, 2016 2:02 am

Tyron Woodley fires back at Nick Diaz on social media

Tyron Woodley called out Nick Diaz for a big money fight following his KO victory over Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 this past weekend. Diaz who is fresh off a suspension for testing positive for marijuana says that even though Woodley is the new UFC welterweight champion, his name still isn’t big enough to sell...

Aug 4, 2016 1:31 pm

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk jokingly taps out 6’8 Olympic Volleyball player

Joanna Jedrzejcyzk might have been over a foot shorter than Olympic Volleyball player Lukas Kadziewicz, however that didn’t stop the UFC women’s strawweight champion from jokingly submitting Kadziewicz. Jedrzejczyk is currently coming off a unanimous decision win over Claudia Gadelha in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale back in July. Since then Karolina...

Aug 4, 2016 1:25 pm

Roy Nelson and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva set to clash in heavyweight match

UFC heavyweights Roy “Big County” Nelson and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva are set to face one another in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 95, which takes place in Brazil on September 24. The UFC announced the exciting heavyweight bout on Thursday. Tem duelo de pesados confirmado para o #UFCBrasilia: @BigfootSilva enfrenta @roynelsonmma https://t.co/HqkWEceCST pic.twitter.com/kDdrH3avAQ —...

Aug 4, 2016 11:09 am

Cris Cyborg heading into the boxing ring for the biggest payday of her career?

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been hoping for the UFC to open up a featherweight division so she can prove her dominance in the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world. With one catchweight fight at 140 pounds in the UFC, Cyborg has not been given any option to fight at 145 pounds...

Aug 4, 2016 10:30 am

VIDEO | Team Alpha Male fighter forced out of fight due to staph

Team Alpha Male prospect Erick Sanchez was unfortunately forced out of his upcoming Combate Americas fight on UFC Fight Pass with a horrific staph infection. The featherweight fighter was set to headline the event against Angel Cruz on August 11th, however as you can see in the video above, Sanchez has to undergo treatment for...

Aug 4, 2016 10:22 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov admits USADA found something in his testing sample

Khabib Nurmagomedov is never one to shy away from throwing verbal jabs at his fellow lightweights. The undefeated Dagestani fighter, who holds a win over former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, frequently makes headlines for talking trash in interviews and getting in Twitter feuds. With the UFC announcing Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson,...

Aug 4, 2016 10:12 am

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic outlines gameplan for Alistair Overeem

At UFC 203, Stipe Miocic will look to defend his UFC heavyweight championship for the first time when he squares off against Alistair Overeem in the main event of the UFC’s first event in Cleveland, Ohio. Miocic, who won the belt by knocking out Fabricio Werdum earlier this year at UFC 198, enters the fight...

Aug 4, 2016 9:02 am

Chael Sonnen: Georges St-Pierre just has to sign the contract

Earlier this year, many fans thought former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon to fight middleweight champion Michael Bisping after reports surfaced that St-Pierre’s camp reached out to Bisping’s camp for a fight. Despite that, St-Pierre never returned to the UFC, and reports of his return died down briefly. Now, on...

Aug 4, 2016 8:36 am

Amanda Nunes: Ronda Rousey knows she can’t beat me

Since losing the UFC women’s bantamweight championship to Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193, Ronda Rousey has been on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon. The former champ initially planned on filming several movies in Hollywood, and then returning to the Octagon. With that being said, Rousey has maintained radio silence regarding...

Aug 4, 2016 8:21 am

Opening Georges St-Pierre vs. Tyron Woodley betting odds

Tyron Woodley hadn’t been UFC welterweight champion for more than an hour before he called out the greatest welterweight of all time, Georges St-Pierre. While rumors of GSP returning to the Octagon have continued to surface since he took an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon starting in 2013, UFC President Dana White has remained adamant...

Aug 4, 2016 1:44 am

GIF | Compilation of the craziest strikes ever thrown by Yair Rodriguez

One of the most creative strikers in the UFC, Yair Rodriguez steps into the Octagon this weekend to take on the always crafty Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres at UFC Fight Night 92. The fight will surely be filled with excitement as the two featherweights go head to head. To give you a brief highlight of...

Aug 3, 2016 10:09 pm

Holly Holm undergoes surgery for broken thumb

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is currently in the midst of a rough patch. After losing her championship to Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holm recently dropped a decision to Valentina Shevchenko last month in Chicago, Illinois. During the fight with Shevchenko, Holm shattered her thumb according to her...

Aug 3, 2016 9:47 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier’s attempt at Guinness World Record goes horribly wrong

Earlier this year, UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez broke a Guinness World record for drinking a liter of lemon juice through a straw in just 22.75 seconds. Ahead of Bermudez’ fight with Rony Jason this Saturday, UFC Tonight hosts Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian attempted to break Bermudez’ world record. The attempt didn’t go as planned.

Aug 3, 2016 8:50 pm

USADA to increase number of random drug tests

While many believe that USADA is doing a phenomenal job of testing UFC fighters in an attempt to eliminate PED usage in MMA, the US Anti-Doping Agency isn’t ready to take their foot off the pedal just yet. UFC VP of Athlete Health & Performance Jeff Novitzky told MMAFighting that USADA is looking to test...

Aug 3, 2016 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Randy Couture rips on New Jersey State Athletic Control Board deputy commissioner

UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture is a part of the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) MMA rules and regulations committee and was present at the conference on Tuesday that addressed new rule changes to the sport of mixed martial arts. Following New Jersey State Athletic Control Board deputy commissioner Rhonda Uttley-Herring speech about...

Aug 3, 2016 12:20 pm

Nick Diaz and Tyron Woodley start their feud on social media

Immediately after Tyron Woodley knocked out Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 to become the new UFC welterweight champion of the world, “The chosen one” campaigned for a fight with Nick Diaz. Diaz, fresh off an 18-month suspension for testing positive for marijuana, said that he isn’t in any rush to get back in the Octagon....

Aug 3, 2016 10:58 am

Jose Aldo gives major update on Conor McGregor’s next fight

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo is longing to avenge his KO loss to Conor McGregor. Following an impressive win over Frankie Edgar to capture the interim title at UFC 200, Aldo is just waiting for McGregor to finish his business with the non-title welterweight fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 so that...

Aug 3, 2016 10:08 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov waiting on call for title shot

UFC lightweight star Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov is widely regarded as one of the best fighters on the UFC roster without a title belt. Nurmagomedov’s run at a UFC title has been a rather lengthy one however given his 2-year layoff following his win 2014 win over Rafael dos Anjos. After making his successful return...

Aug 3, 2016 9:54 am

Conor McGregor reflects on fighter dying in fight with teammate

Earlier this year the MMA community mourned the death of fighter Joao Carvalho who passed away after being TKOd during an event in Dublin. The man who TKOd Carvalho was Charlie Ward, teammate of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The featherweight champ not only helped Ward prepare for the fight, but was also sitting cageside...

Aug 3, 2016 9:07 am

Ray Sefo backs up Mark Hunt in regards to PED frustrations

UFC heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt has continued to make headlines following his UFC 200 scrap with Brock Lesnar last month, where he lost a unanimous decision. Following the fight, it was revealed that Lesnar had failed both an out-of-competition pre-fight drug test, as well as a fight night drug test. That didn’t sit too well...