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Jul 3, 2016 8:27 am

Jose Aldo says he must rematch Conor McGregor before retiring

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will return to the octagon at UFC 200 on July 9 when he squares off with Frankie Edgar for the promotions interim featherweight championship. The bout will mark Aldo’s first fight since suffering a devastating 13-second knockout loss to Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 194 this...

Jun 30, 2016 9:38 am

Jacare Souza blasts “chicken” Georges St-Pierre: “I’ll break him in half”

While there has been no official word yet on whether or not Georges St-Pierre will actually return to the Octagon, St-Pierre has expressed his desire to return to the Octagon and fight Michael Bisping. That has prompted UFC middleweight #1 contender Jacare Souza to call St-Pierre out for a middleweight fight. Surprisingly, Souza put the...

Jun 27, 2016 2:39 pm

Vitor Belfort eyeing a ‘super fight’ rematch with Anderson Silva

Vitor Belfort and Anderson Silva met in the Octagon at UFC 126 back in 2011 for the UFC middleweight title where Silva picked up a highlight reel knockout in the very first round. Now, over five years later, Belfort is looking to avenge the loss to Silva in a fight that he says is a...

Jun 27, 2016 11:23 am

Anderson Silva states his case for a rematch with Michael Bisping

Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping fought a controversial fight back at UFC Fight Night 84, just a few months prior to Bisping becoming the UFC middleweight champion at UFC 199. Silva thought he had finished Bisping at the end of the third round and ran off jumping on the cage celebrating, but was dumbfounded when...


Jun 26, 2016 12:52 pm

Wilson Reis believes he can knockout Demetrious Johnson

Wilson Reis will challenge Demetrious Johnson for the UFC flyweight title at UFC 201 next month. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, Reis, has earned nine of his twenty career victories by way of submission. However, when Wilson squares off with “Mighty Mouse” at UFC 201 he wouldn’t be surprised if he gets his first career...

Jun 24, 2016 10:28 am

Jon Jones says he prefers to fight like Floyd Mayweather, a winner, not an entertainer

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones won the interim title over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 convincingly. However, after going five rounds with Saint Preux, who came in on short notice, many were quick to criticize Jones’ performance in the Octagon and wondered if he could have beaten the champion Daniel Cormier...

Jun 22, 2016 9:16 am

Miesha Tate eyes future fight with Cris Cyborg

At UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut against Leslie Smith. The fight was a short one, with Cyborg getting the TKO win over Smith in the 1st round. Following the win, Cyborg expressed her interest in going back to Invicta to defend her...

Jun 16, 2016 12:41 pm

VIDEO | #TBT to Dan Henderson’s first professional MMA fight way back in 1997

MMA legend Dan Henderson is still knocking people out after 19 years of professional mixed martial arts fighting. Wednesday marked “Hendo’s” professional MMA debut anniversary, as he took on Crezio de Souza in the Brazil Open – ’97 on June 15, 1997. Come 45 fights later, the 45-year-old pioneer of the sport is coming off...

Jun 14, 2016 1:28 pm

Jacare Souza laughs at Dan Henderson title campaign

At UFC 199 earlier this month, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked out Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their middleweight title fight. Bisping stepped in on short notice for former middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who injured his neck just two weeks before the fight. On the same card, MMA legend...

Jun 13, 2016 11:11 am

Conor McGregor brings in BJJ stud in preparation for rematch with Nate Diaz

Conor McGregor is busy working on his technique ahead of his rematch with Nate Diaz set for UFC 202. McGregor has been “obsessed” with getting another crack at Diaz and has brought in Brazilian jiu-jitsu stud Dillon Danis to help prepare for his rematch. Danis is a black belt under Marcelo Garcia and is decorated...

Jun 10, 2016 11:55 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva returns to training

Exactly 4 weeks ago, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva underwent surgery to have his gallbladder removed after he was pulled from his UFC 198 scrap against Uriah Hall in Curitiba, Brazil. Silva set his sights on a triumphant return to the Octagon at UFC 200 on July 9th. Just 8 days ago Silva was...

Jun 2, 2016 8:33 am

Anderson Silva cleared for training

Several weeks ago, Anderson Silva was slated to fight Uriah Hall on the main card of UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Unfortunately for ‘The Spider’, he was forced off the card after it was determined that he would need his gallbladder removed. Despite that, Silva set his sights on a return at UFC 200 on...

May 29, 2016 7:49 pm

UFN 88 Results: Chris Camozzi defeats Vitor Miranda via decision

A middleweight bout between Chris Camozzi (22-10 MMA) and Vitor Miranda (12-5 MMA) took place on the UFC Fight Night 88 card tonight in Las Vegas. Chris Camozzi was able to land some solid combinations and utilize an effective ground game to beat up on Vitor Miranda for the better part of three rounds at...

May 28, 2016 7:24 pm

Wanderlei Silva challenges Chael Sonnen to a fight

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen was a recent guest on The MMA Hour where he told Ariel Helwani that he personally saved ‘TUF Brazil 3’ by showing opposing coach Wanderlei Silva his bank account. “The Axe Murderer” denied Sonnen’s recent claims in a video posted to Facebook, where he credited his coach Rafael Cordeiro...

May 28, 2016 7:11 am

Matt Brown reacts to fighting Jake Ellenberger

Following his recent defeat at the hands of Demian Maia earlier this month at UFC 198 in Brazil, fan favorite welterweight Matt Brown signed an 8 fight deal with the UFC. Shortly after his new contract was finalized, Brown signed to fight Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201. The fight is a crucial one for both...

May 26, 2016 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Holy slow-motion sumo slam

Here’s a little flashback to the 2013 US Sumo Open match between 346-pound Byambajav “Byamba” Ulambayar and 410-pound Kelly “Big Tree” Gneiting that took place in Los Angeles. Close to 4,000 people were in attendance for the ground shaking event as “Byamba” captured the gold medal for the 7th consecutive year. To get a grasp...

May 23, 2016 10:00 am

Renan Barao says ‘future will tell’ if he will ever fight with teammate Jose Aldo

Nova Uniao teammates and former champions Renan Barao and Jose Aldo used to run the bantamweight and featherweight divisions, respectively. Now with Barao going up to the featherweight division, chances are that the two Brazilian teammates will have to face one another in the Octagon if they are both on the same path of becoming...

May 22, 2016 9:13 am

Cris Cyborg wants a boxing fight on the same card as ‘McGregor vs. Mayweather’

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made a statement in her UFC debut earlier this month at UFC 198 when she defeated Leslie Smith via TKO in the very first-round. The feared Brazilian striker has heard the rumors about a possible boxing match between retired champion Floyd Mayweather and current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor....

May 21, 2016 10:51 am

BJ Penn on FLOGRAPPLING’s ‘America’s Most Successful Black Belt of All Time’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn got his nickname early on in his martial arts career and for good reason. Our namesake was the first non-Brazilian to win gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships back in 2000, which catapulted his career in mixed martial arts. Penn then went on to achieve great accolades in the world of...

May 19, 2016 11:56 pm

PHOTO | Anderson Silva gives update post-surgery

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was slated to fight Uriah Hall this past weekend at UFC 198 in his hometown of Curitiba, Brazil, however an inflamed gallbladder forced Silva off the card, and ultimately onto the operating table. ‘The Spider’ was forced to undergo surgery to have his gallbladder removed, and will be unable...

May 19, 2016 9:17 am

Rodrigo Botti tells his side of incident with Matt Brown

At UFC 198, fights didn’t just take place inside the cage. Top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown was hit in the head multiple times on his walkout to the Octagon. In addition, Brown was then hit in the back of the head in the hotel lobby the next morning. The man, who was revealed to...

May 18, 2016 11:01 am

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic does it all, cranks a homerun at Cleveland Indians practice

.@Indians might need to take a closer look at @stipemiocicufc. @ufc champ was raking. He even went yard during BP! https://t.co/XG2CfFwWMj — SportsTime Ohio (@SportsTimeOhio) May 18, 2016 Newly crowned UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic has been having the time of his life back home in Cleveland. After getting back from Brazil with the biggest...

May 18, 2016 10:06 am

Alistair Overeem was “flabbergasted” by how easily Stipe Miocic beat Fabricio Werdum

This past weekend in Curitiba, Brazil, Stipe Miocic shocked the world as he picked up an incredible one-punch knockout win over UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. Miocic landed a right hook as Werdum rushed forward, and put the heavyweight champ to sleep in the very first round to claim the UFC heavyweight championship. One man...

May 18, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo vows to “get that piece of s**t” Conor McGregor

While Jose Aldo is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 interim featherweight title fight against Frankie Edgar, an eventual rematch with Conor McGregor seems to be the main focus of Aldo. Aldo spoke to media members in Brazil prior to UFC 198, where he discussed his fight against Edgar, a rematch with Conor McGregor,...

May 17, 2016 10:33 am

Surprising odds released for Cris Cyborg bouts versus Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate

Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend with a successful finish of Leslie Smith in the first round. Cyborg’s only UFC fight was at a 140 pound catchweight, which isn’t typical in the UFC. However, oddsmakers did release odds for Cyborg in fights against Ronda Rousey and...

May 16, 2016 12:07 pm

Vitor Belfort opens up following devastating loss to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

Vitor Belfort suffered a first-round TKO at the hands of Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the UFC 198 co-main event over the weekend in Curitiba, Brazil. The win for “Jacare” likely puts him at the top of the middleweights for the next to contend for the championship belt. However, for Belfort, it sets him back in...