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Aug 7, 2016 11:59 pm

MMA community reacts to insane ninja fight between Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres

The main event of UFC Fight Night 92 in Salt Lake City, Utah was an insane matchup of two wild styles. Yair Rodriguez and Alex Caceres threw crafty strikes for all five rounds of their main event scrap that had people highly entertained. Speed advantage for Rodriguez is significant. Both men pretty reckless at times...

Aug 7, 2016 1:40 pm

Nate Diaz clarifies his “The UFC played me again” post

Nate Diaz turned heads in late July when he tweeted his apparent displeasure with the UFC the day after appearing on Conan. Diaz announced on social media that the “UFC played me again,” along with the hashtag #trustnobody. However, on Friday’s UFC 202 media conference call Diaz clarified his tweet and its meaning: “It was...

Aug 6, 2016 4:57 pm

UFC Fight Night 92 Results: Cub Swanson defeats Tatsuya Kawajiri

A featherweight bout between veterans Cub Swanson and Tatsuya Kawajiri served as the featured fight of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 92 Fight Pass prelims in Salt Lake City. Round one begins and Kawajiri starts things off with back-to-back leg kicks. He misses with a front kick attempt. Kawajiri attempts a spinning back fist but it...

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 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 3, 2016 10:25 am

Peggy Morgan gives photo update days after horrific fight injury

Peggy Morgan’s swelling on her face that ballooned up from the strikes of Megan Anderson was a hot topic of conversation over the weekend. Anderson picked up a first round TKO victory over the TUF veteran at Invicta FC 18. Despite the horrific injury and loss, Morgan seemed to be in good spirits after the...

Aug 2, 2016 8:27 am

Rafael dos Anjos reportedly set to return in Mexico City on November 5th

On the heels of Rafael dos Anjos losing his UFC lightweight championship to Eddie Alvarez on July 7th in Las Vegas, the former champ is looking to return to the win column before the end of the year. News surfaced this week from Champions.co that dos Anjos would be returning to the Octagon at the...

Jul 30, 2016 10:10 pm

VIDEO | Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs Rose Namajunas (highlights)

In the co-main event of UFC 201, Karolina Kowalkiewicz extended her unbeaten streak as she impressed fans with her split decision win over Rose Namajunas. Kowalkiewicz utilized her knees and elbows to dominate the fight in the clinch, landing numerous knees to the body in the second round. In the third round she showcased her...

Jul 30, 2016 8:58 pm

UFC 201 Results: Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeats Rose Namajunas

A key strawweight bout between Rose Namajunas and Karolina Kowalkiewicz served as the co-main event of UFC 201 tonight in Atlanta. Round one begins and Rose starts things off by pumping her jab. Nice leg kicks early from Rose. Karolina replies with a leg kick but Rose counters with a jab. Namajunas lands a stiff...

Jul 30, 2016 7:35 pm

UFC 201 Results: Ryan Benoit defeats Fredy Serrano via split-decision

A flyweight bout between Ryan Benoit and Fredy Serrano kicked off tonight’s UFC 201 main card in Atlanta. Round one begins and Benoit misses with a leg kick. Ryan throws another kick that connects. Serrano just misses with an axe kick. Benoit throws a kick that Fredy catches and uses to score a takedown. Serrano...

Jul 30, 2016 4:58 pm

UFC 201 Results: Michael Graves and Bojan Velickovic battle to a majority draw

A welterweight bout between Michael Graves (6-0-1 MMA) and Bojan Velickovic (14-3-1 MMA) served as the second fight of tonight’s UFC 201 pay-per-view event in Atlanta. Round one begins and Graves starts things off with a front kick to the leg of Bojan. Velickovic misses with a high kick but follows up with a kick...

Jul 28, 2016 7:25 pm

Chad Mendes breaks his silence on banned substance use and two-year suspension

Chad Mendes was suspended for two years on July 20 following his positive test for the growth-hormone releasing peptide, GHRP-17. Mendes finally opened to KHTK Radio on Thursday about what exactly happened that has sidelined the former UFC featherweight title contender for a couple of years. “It was GHRP-6. Before all this stuff came out...

Jul 28, 2016 10:38 am

Robbie Lawler not concerned with potential Georges St-Pierre return

Ahead of UFC 201 on Saturday, where Robbie Lawler will look to once again defend his welterweight star against Tyron Woodley, the talk of a potential Georges St-Pierre return to MMA can’t be ignored. With the list of welterweight title contenders being a rather lengthy one, Georges St-Pierre returning to the UFC would likely mean...

Jul 26, 2016 11:20 am

New Zealand BJJ practitioner kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio de Janeiro

As the Rio Olympic Games are approaching, many people are wondering about the levels of safety in Brazil. Recently, Jason Lee who is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner from New Zealand says he was kidnapped by men wearing police uniforms in Rio. From NZHerald: On Facebook, Lee wrote “yesterday I got kidnapped in Brazil.” Lee said...

Jul 26, 2016 8:29 am

VIDEO | Behind The Scenes: Conor McGregor vs. Ronda Rousey Bud Light Challenge

Recently, Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey took part in the Bud Light Challenge at the TUF Gym in Las Vegas. Both fighters had a team of fellow UFC fighters, with the fighters battling it out with the best strike on foam opponents. In the video above you can see behind the scenes footage of the...

Jul 21, 2016 9:33 am

Frankie Edgar eyeing MSG return at UFC 205

At UFC 200 earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has his 5-fight win streak snapped at the hands of former featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. Aldo stuffed Edgar’s takedowns, and used his reach to pick Edgar apart while avoiding the strikes of Edgar. Interestingly enough, Aldo revealed this week that he had spies...

Jul 19, 2016 8:44 am

Daniel Cormier reflects on how Jon Jones rivalry changed him

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been scheduled to fight 4 times now. Despite that, the pair have only actually ended up fighting once. When they met inside the Octagon, Jones won the fight in convincing fashion, defeating Cormier via unanimous decision. In the wake of their cancelled UFC 200 bout, Cormier knows he needs...

Jul 16, 2016 10:18 am

TJ Dillashaw blasts UFC for treatment of fighters

Since the UFC struck their deal with Reebok, fighters have become increasingly more vocal about how the deal has hurt fighters financially. UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort even went as far as to compare the deal to slavery. Now, in the wake of TJ Dillashaw’s unanimous decision win over Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200, the former...

Jul 13, 2016 8:16 pm

UFC Sioux Falls Results: Ferguson submits Vannata in round two

A lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Lando Vannata served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Sioux Falls fight card in South Dakota. Round one begins and Vannata is able to circle and land some good shots early. He lands a combo. Tony moves in and lands a kick. He lands a good left...

Jul 13, 2016 12:37 pm

Ronda Rousey to get immediate title shot upon return to the Octagon

The UFC women’s bantamweight title has been playing hot potato ever since the dominant women’s champion, Ronda Rousey was knocked from the top by Holly Holm’s head kick at UFC 193. In Holm’s first defense, she was submitted by Miesha Tate in the fifth round at UFC 196. Tate also failed to defend the title...

Jul 13, 2016 10:43 am

Daniel Cormier took a pay cut to fight at UFC 200

When Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 with just two days to go until his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier, there was much speculation as to what would happen to Daniel Cormier in regards to his involvement in the historic card. Fortunately, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped in on just two...

Jul 13, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on timetable for retirement

At nearly 37 years old, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier knows that his time in the sport is limited. On the heels of Cormier’s UFC 200 unanimous decision win over former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, Cormier isn’t looking to take time off to wait for Jon Jones’ USADA issues to be settled. He spoke...

Jul 12, 2016 9:07 am

CM Punk blasts “p***y” athletes using PEDs

While CM Punk won’t make his UFC debut until September 10th at UFC 203, the former WWE champion has continued to make MMA headlines. In the wake of Jon Jones’ failed out-of-competition drug test that saw him pulled from UFC 200, CM Punk has some very harsh words regarding all professional athletes who use performance...

Jul 12, 2016 2:10 am

UFC President Dana White talks about how his job changes with the sale of the UFC

UFC President Dana White will no longer have his good friend and partner Lorenzo Fertitta by his side while working on anything UFC for much longer. With WME | IMG’s $4 billion purchase of the UFC from Zuffa, Fertitta will be stepping down as CEO and White will continue working as the UFC President and...

Jul 10, 2016 5:11 pm

Cain Velasquez wants to fight the winner of Overeem vs. Miocic

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez earned an impressive first-round knockout victory over Travis Browne on the main card of UFC 200. The former heavyweight kingpin, Velasquez, is now eyeing the winner of September’s Overeem vs. Miocic heavyweight title fight, which he stated at the UFC 200 post-fight press conference: “For me, I just always...