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Dec 13, 2017 7:00 pm

The Dean of Mean is Thriving in Life After Fighting!

If you’ve been watching MMA for the last ten years, then you know exactly who Keith Jardine is. One of the Light Heavyweight division’s most recognizable fighters, Jardine has been retired from fighting since 2012 after losing a bout to Roger Gracie in Strikeforce. During his time in one of the most prestigious divisions in...

Dec 7, 2017 7:50 pm

Strawweight Limit Is No Problem for Mackenzie Dern Ahead of Invicta FC Debut

Mackenzie Dern is one of the brightest prospects in all of MMA. The world championship BJJ black belt has gotten her career off to a hot start, going 4-0 with two spectacular submission victories and two dominant unanimous decisions. The only issue is that in two of Dern’s three fights at the 115 lb Strawweight...

Dec 6, 2017 1:56 pm

Heather Hardy Ready to Get Back in the Cage

Current cross-sport athlete, Heather “The Heat” Hardy is an undefeated Boxing champion and MMA fighter for Bellator. Up until her most recent bout she had never lost a professional bout in her entire fighting career as she went 20-0 in Boxing then 1-0 in MMA. Hardy made her MMA debut back in June of this...

Dec 5, 2017 10:24 am

Tyron Woodley is thinking about forgoing his shoulder surgery

Though UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley was briefly linked to a UFC 219 super fight with Nate Diaz, this bout ultimately fell through. With this blockbuster battle off the table, Woodley shared his plan to undergo a long overdue shoulder surgery to repair a nagging injury. From the sounds of it, though, the champ is...

Dec 4, 2017 9:06 am

EXCLUSIVE | Chael Sonnen trashes “Cowardly” Fabricio Werdum for throwing boomerang at Colby Covington

Last month, in the lead-up to the UFC’s latest stop in Sydney, Australia, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum had a run-in with surging welterweight contender Colby Covington, during which Werdum ultimately threw a boomerang at Covington. Shortly thereafter, news surfaced that Covington planned to press charges against Werdum. Unsurprisingly, Werdum – and many members...

Nov 28, 2017 6:14 pm

UFC 218 Embedded Episode 2: Aldo Hits the Gym, Holloway Hits the Mall

    As we inch ever closer to the penultimate UFC PPV event of 2017, UFC 218, the fighters continue to settle in to their temporary Michigan homes. Check out episode two of the UFC’s popular Embedded series as they track the lives of this weekend’s fighters during one of the most significant times of...

Nov 23, 2017 6:03 am

Manny Pacquiao alludes to 2018 “real boxing match” with Conor McGregor

Back in August, UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor stepped through the ropes of the boxing to battle undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. While the Irishman must be commended for taking on such a decorated legend in his pro boxing debut, his effort to do so ultimately went the way most expected, as he was stopped...

Nov 19, 2017 9:36 am

EXCLUSIVE | Amanda Nunes discusses possible fight with Raquel Pennington

On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes admitted that, while she didn’t want to step on the toes of her fellow Brazilian Cris Cyborg, she believed her next opponent should be former champion Holly Holm. “I’m ready to go,” the bantamweight champ said on BJ Penn Radio. “I...

Nov 19, 2017 6:17 am

Pros react to Fabricio Werdum’s defeat of Marcin Tybura

Last night, the UFC returned to Sydney, Australia, with an exciting 13-fight card. In the main event of this card, which happened to clock as the longest card in UFC history, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum stepped into the cage with rising Polish contender Marcin Tybura. Despite a strong effort from Tybura, the much...

Nov 18, 2017 8:13 am

Kelvin Gastelum Wants a Title Shot if He Beats Michael Bisping

Kelvin Gastelum was originally supposed to fight the legend Anderson Silva in the main even of UFC Shanghai, but Silva’s flagging by USADA took away that opportunity. Luckily, perhaps an even more high profile match-up landed in Gastelum’s lap. Michael Bisping wanted to bounce right back from his loss to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217,...

Nov 13, 2017 11:10 am

Max Holloway opens up on surprise rematch with Jose Aldo: “hopefully he kicks more”

Originally, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was expected to battle long-time contender Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 218 this December 2. Unfortunately, Edgar was forced out of this fight with an injury, which jumpstarted an immediate search for a replacement opponent. After a brief search and plenty of guesses as to who...

Nov 10, 2017 8:39 am

VIDEO | Martin Nguyen Just Became ONE Championship’s Two Division Champ

Martin Nguyen KTFO’s Eduard Folayang. When spinning ish goes wrong. Now LW and FW champ. #ONEFightNight pic.twitter.com/HKhisHEXS6 — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) November 10, 2017 History was just made at ONE: Legends of the World, at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. ONE’s lightweight champion Eduard Folayang took on featherweight champion Martin Nguyen in an unprecedented champion...

Nov 9, 2017 8:18 am

EXCLUSIVE | TJ Dillashaw aims to dethrone ‘Mighty Mouse’, actively defend two titles

With his sizzling UFC 217 grudge match with Cody Garbrandt soundly in the rear-view mirror, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is now hellbent on a flyweight showdown with iron-fisted division ruler Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. In his opinion, this champion versus champion showdown is simply too big not to happen. “I mean that’s the fight...

Nov 6, 2017 9:33 am

TJ Dillashaw explains why Cody Garbrandt doesn’t deserve an immediate rematch

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of the wickedly stacked UFC 217, arch rivals Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw finally stepped into the cage together for an anticipated bantamweight title fight. Despite a strong opening round from Garbrandt, Dillashaw ultimately sealed the deal in the second, putting his foe down with a blistering salvo,...

Nov 5, 2017 7:45 am

Michael Bisping “crushed inside” after title-loss, discusses possible retirement

Last night, in the main event of the action-packed UFC 217, Michael Bisping attempted to defend the UFC middleweight title against former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. Unfortunately, this title defense didn’t go the way he planned, as he was put to sleep by a third-round St-Pierre choke. Shortly after this title loss, Bisping emerged...

Nov 5, 2017 5:52 am

Pros react to TJ DIllashaw’s title-winning knockout of Cody Garbrandt

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 217, Cody Garbrandt sought to defend his title against his fiercest rival, TJ Dillashaw. Though he almost won in the first round, the iron-fisted Garbrandt ultimately found himself on the receiving end of a second-round knockout, relinquishing the title to Dillashaw in the process. Having trained with...

Oct 30, 2017 5:58 am

Demian Maia updates on retirement plans after Colby Covington loss

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s return to Sao Paulo, Brazil, long-time welterweight contender Demian Maia stepped into the cage for a fight with the rising Colby Covington. Though Maia showed off plenty of heart in this fight, he was soundly beaten, ultimately giving up a unanimous decision after three bloody...

Oct 29, 2017 4:48 pm

Demian Maia issues statement after loss to Colby Covington

Last night, the UFC returned to Brazil with an action-packed stop in the city of Sao Paulo. In the co-main event, one of the country’s top fighters, Demian Maia, returned against surging contender Colby Covington. Despite a spirited effort, Maia ultimately came up short in this fight, giving up a unanimous decision after three bloody...

Oct 26, 2017 6:41 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk believes she knows why Claudia Gadelha lost to Jessica Andrade

Last month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s return to Japan, top flyweight contenders Claudia Gadelha and Jessica Andrade were locked into the cage together. Despite being a noteworthy underdog heading into this fight, Andrade ultimately came out on top, capturing a decision win in an absolutely thrilling upset. Speaking on a media conference...

Oct 25, 2017 9:45 am

Contrary to previous reports, Dana White claims Mayweather-McGregor broke PPV record

Back in August, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. stepped through the ropes of the ring to take part in one of the biggest fights in combat sports history. While the fight was widely expected to shatter previously-set records for pay-per-view sales, however, it was ultimately reported to have...

Oct 24, 2017 12:12 pm

Michael Page drops ideal date for his next fight

Michael Page is coming off his professional boxing debut, making quick work of his opponent Jonathan Castano. Bellator President Scott Coker said earlier this year that he worked in a deal with boxing promoter Lou DiBella to let “MVP” have a go in the boxing ring and Page did not disappoint in his Friday debut...

Oct 18, 2017 1:37 pm

Dana White says adding weight classes will not solve weight cutting issues

The Association of Boxing Commissions recently approved the introduction of four new weight classes to professional Mixed Martial Arts. A 165 pound super lightweight division, 175 pound super welterweight division, 195 pound super middleweight division, and 225 pound cruiserweight division have been approved for MMA but it is ultimately up the promotions to open these...

Oct 18, 2017 9:05 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov trashes Kevin Lee’s UFC 216 performance

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee with a third-round choke to capture the UFC interim lightweight title. While Ferguson ultimately came out on top, Lee put up a valiant fight, and very nearly finished Ferguson with ground-and-pound in the first frame. In the eyes of Khabib...