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May 5, 2016 11:44 pm

7-foot tall Stefan Struve now 280 pounds?

UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is set to take on Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC Fight Night 87, which takes place in Struve’s homeland of the Netherlands. Struve made his first appearance in the Octagon at the young age of 21 against Junior dos Santos at UFC 95 back in 2009. Dos Santos took out Struve...

Apr 30, 2016 4:14 pm

Greg Jackson: Jon Jones would have beat Daniel Cormier at UFC 197

When Jon Jones returned to the Octagon at UFC 197 against Ovince Saint Preux, he admitted that he was gun-shy, and hesitant to take advantage of openings throughout the fight. After the fight, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier explained that he believes he would have defeated Jones if he had been able to fight...

Apr 28, 2016 11:47 pm

Don Frye blasts “overrated” Daniel Cormier

MMA pioneer Don Frye is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. The former UFC tournament winner often finds himself at odds with the UFC brass for speaking out against the promotion. Recently, Frye gave an interview in which he weighed in on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC. Given...

Apr 28, 2016 8:51 am

Don Frye joins Team McGregor in standoff with the UFC

Conor McGregor’s very public dispute with the UFC has many members of the MMA community passively choosing sides. While some members of the MMA community believe the McGregor is obligated to fulfill his media obligations ahead of UFC 200, because promo is part of his job, others like Don Frye believe that McGregor’s job is...

Mar 28, 2016 2:19 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz’s coach maintains belief that Conor McGregor is on steroids

When Nate Diaz accused UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor of being on steroids at a pre-fight press conference, it sparked a big reaction from “The Notorious” and the media. Diaz’s boxing coach Rich Perez spoke with Submission Radio recently and maintains his beliefs that McGregor is on some kind of performance enhancing drug. “Oh yeah,...

Mar 25, 2016 9:09 am

Uriah Hall talks “overwhelming feeling” ahead of Anderson Silva fight

Top ranked UFC middleweight Uriah Hall has quite the task ahead of him at UFC 198 where he faces one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time in Anderson Silva. Not only is Hall fighting Silva on a pay-per view event in Brazil, he’s fighting Silva in “The Spider’s” hometown of Curitiba. Hall...

Mar 24, 2016 4:36 pm

Jon Anik discusses aftermath of getting ‘209’ tattoo

Prior to UFC 196, where Nate Diaz ended the undefeated streak of Conor McGregor, UFC commentator Jon Anik promised his podcast listeners that he would get a ‘209’ tattoo in honor of Nate Diaz if he defeated McGregor. After Diaz’s win, Anik made good on his promise to get ‘209’ tattooed on his body permanently....

Mar 16, 2016 5:33 pm

Internet fans should be nicer to Frank Mir

Frank Mir has been in the UFC since November 2001 and headlines UFC Fight Night in Australia this weekend. He’s taking on Mark Hunt and the Future UFC Hall of Famer took a moment to talk to some internet fans via FaceBook. Ive been getting a few negative mails from some people who I guess...

Mar 16, 2016 9:37 am

Chael Sonnen gives his take on who the UFC’s biggest star is

In the last 6 months, two of the UFC’s biggest stars, Ronda Rouesy and Conor McGregor, have both suffered devastating losses. Back at UFC 193 in Australia, Holly Holm pulled off one of the biggest upsets in UFC history as she dominated Ronda Rousey for two rounds before ultimately knocking Rousey out with a brutal...

Mar 15, 2016 2:19 pm

Chael Sonnen speaks about UFC return rumors

While Chael Sonnen hasn’t competed inside the Octagon since his TKO loss to Rashad Evans at UFC 167 in November of 2013, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Sonnen would return to the Octagon once his 2-year suspension is up. With UFC 200 rapidly approaching, many guessed that Sonnen would make...

Mar 12, 2016 11:56 am

Dana White praises “gangsters” Holly Holm and Miesha Tate

In the co-main event of UFC 196, Holly Holm and Miesha Tate battled for nearly 5 full rounds. While it seemed that Holm was on her way to an impressive decision win to retain her UFC women’s bantamweight championship, Tate secured a late 5th round submission to win the bout. Holm showed tremendous heart as...

Mar 10, 2016 11:04 pm

Dana White says UFC 196 takes the record for most PPV buys in UFC history

UFC 196 proved to be a record-breaking event for the UFC. The evening’s main event featured UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor taking on Nate Diaz in a non-title welterweight bout. The co-main event saw Holly Holm and Miesha Tate go to war for the UFC’s women’s bantamweight championship. According to UFC President Dana White, the UFC 196 event...

Mar 9, 2016 11:02 am

Dana White says George St-Pierre would never do what Conor McGregor has done

If there is one thing that Conor McGregor has over Georges St-Pierre, it is his game attitude for the fight business. “The Notorious” gave Nate Diaz the biggest payday of his career in a fight two weight classes above what he has fought at while in the UFC going from 145 pounds to 170 pounds....

Mar 9, 2016 8:37 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre: “I don’t know if I’m retired”

Since Georges St-Pierre took his indefinite hiatus from the UFC after his UFC 167 win over Johny Hendricks back in 2013, there has been much speculation as to when ‘Rush’ would return to the Octagon. Throughout the past several months, there have been hints as to St-Pierre coming out of retirement. First, St-Pierre’s Tristar teammate...

Mar 1, 2016 2:38 pm

Bas Rutten Picks Conor McGregor to Win, Well sort of.

Nate and Nick Diaz use a high punch rate on their feet to over whelm their opponents usually for the duration of the bout if it doesn’t hit the ground.  Bas Rutten does not think that will be enough to beat the style of Conor McGregor. The former King Of Pancrase and former UFC Champion Rutten...

Feb 29, 2016 10:28 am

Vince McMahon wanted to fight Dana White at WrestleMania 27

What do you think the PPV numbers would be like if UFC President Dana White stepped in the ring against WWE CEO Vince McMahon? Apparently McMahon saw the match pulling a big draw, but apparently Dana White was not interested in the idea. In a report from What Culture, a recap of Dave Meltzer’s Wrestling...

Feb 26, 2016 8:26 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor will “absolutely” fight anybody

When Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 main event scrap with Conor McGregor at UFC 196, there was no shortage of top ranked fighters campaigning for the fight against McGregor. Ultimately the UFC gave Nate Diaz the bout on short notice. After that bout was announced, Urijah Faber revealed that Dana White offered...

Feb 19, 2016 3:12 pm

Cat Zingano reportedly close to returning to the UFC

It has been almost exactly a year since Cat Zingano lost her UFC 184 women’s bantamweight title fight to Ronda Rousey. Since then Zingano has been on an indefinite leave of absence, even going to Thailand to work on her striking. While there’s been no official word yet on when Zingano will return to the...