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May 19, 2016 11:06 am

Holly Holm explains turning down Cyborg fight, now welcomes catchweight bout

Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm admits that she did turn down the offer to welcome Cris Cyborg to the Octagon in her UFC debut. Holm has her reason, after getting her belt taken from her in the very last round of her championship fight against Miesha Tate at UFC 196. “I’m not even stuck...

May 18, 2016 10:19 am

Luke Rockhold gets new opponent for UFC 199

With former middleweight champion Chris Weidman pulling out of his title rematch against the champion Luke Rockhold due to an injury, the UFC has been working on getting a new opponent to replace Weidman at UFC 199. UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter that Michael Bisping will get a rematch with Luke...

May 18, 2016 9:27 am

Rumor: Ronda Rousey will fight Miesha Tate, then retire

It has only been 6 months since Ronda Rousey was brutally knocked out by Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193 in Australia. With that being said, there has been much speculation as to when Rousey will return to the Octagon given that Miesha Tate is champion, Holly Holm was the first woman...

May 17, 2016 2:21 pm

Chris Weidman reportedly out of UFC 199

News broke Tuesday afternoon that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 199 bout due to an undisclosed injury. After the news broke on Twitter, Jeremy Botter of FloCombat confirmed the story, which also revealed that there has been no official word yet on who would step in...

May 17, 2016 12:06 pm

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos goes beast mode in training

UFC Lightweight World Champion Rafael Dos Anjos! WATCH: UFC Lightweight World Champion Rafael Dos Anjos from the EVOLVE Fight Team has been training hard in Singapore for his upcoming title defense against #1 ranked contender Eddie Alvarez! Train under World Champions at Evolve Vacation.http://evolve-vacation.com Posted by Evolve Vacation on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 UFC lightweight...

May 17, 2016 11:24 am

PHOTO | Miesha Tate gets dolled up as a ‘pretty princess for a day’

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is no stranger in front of the camera. Tate, who has won the hearts of many fans got dolled up recently for an editorial photo shoot and looked amazing. Check out “Cupcake” in her behind the scenes photo of the shoot that took place in Las Vegas. Tate said...

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 17, 2016 8:21 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor preparing for Floyd Mayweather fight?

While the MMA community continues to discuss a potential boxing match between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather, McGregor appears to be gearing up for a boxing match. McGregor, who was pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz after refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event,...

May 17, 2016 1:17 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant says incident with Ronda Rousey was a ‘little bit of nonsense’

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has been busy as one of the contestants on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” However, she was in headlines recently after UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate revealed to Joe Rogan that former champion Ronda Rousey yelled at VanZant during a Reebok media shoot that totally caught her off guard. Check...

May 16, 2016 11:50 am

Highest Reebok payout of 2016 at UFC 198 totals $240,000

$240,000 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC 198 event that took place in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend. This marks the highest paid card of 2016 for Reebok with a roster that included many pioneer stars and a championship bout. The payout from Reebok...

May 16, 2016 11:29 am

Conor McGregor working on his jiu-jitsu

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got some training in with BJJ black belt pioneer Chris Haueter recently. Haueter is one of the first American black belt jiu-jitsu practitioners and is a part of the “BJJ Dirty Dozen”, which is a group of 12 practitioners outside Brazil to achieve the rank of black belt in BJJ....

May 16, 2016 7:03 am

Floyd Mayweather will only come out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor

Pound-for-pound boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. is willing to end his retirement in order to square off with current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. “Money” spoke to ESNEWS this past weekend where he stated that a boxing match with “Mystic Mac” is the only fight that he will come out of retirement for and added that...

May 15, 2016 7:33 pm

Mark Hunt is willing to rematch Stipe Miocic or Fabricio Werdum

UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt (12-10-1 MMA) is currently riding a two-fight win streak, scoring stoppage wins over former champ Frank Mir and former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in that time. Prior to the win streak, “The Super Samoan” had suffered back-to-back TKO losses to the two men who competed in Saturday night’s UFC...

May 15, 2016 2:32 pm

Jon Jones blasts UFC 198 losers

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took to his Twitter following last night’s UFC 198 pay-per-view event, where he took the following shot at some of the fight cards losing combatants: Man USADA really did a number on some of these guys — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) May 15, 2016 “Bones” sent out...

May 15, 2016 12:48 pm

Miesha Tate offers Cyborg a bantamweight title fight

Current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate was very impressed by Cristiane Justino’s octagon debut last night at UFC 198. “Cyborg” earned a dominant first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith at yesterday’s pay-per-view event in Curitiba, Brazil. Following Justino’s 81-second victory, “Cupcake” took to Twitter to offer “Cyborg” the following invitation: Impressive performance by @criscyborg...

May 14, 2016 10:11 pm

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic knocks out Fabricio Werdum, wins UFC championship

In the main event of UFC 198, Stipe Miocic shocked the world as he knocked out Fabricio Werdum with one punch to win the UFC heavyweight championship. In the video above you can see the highlights from the very brief fight! Exclusive Videos | JacksonWink Camp [ooyala code=”Y2c2k2MjE6ONZ5hvH6oh5rXh12dCqxQN” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1920″ height=”1080″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”]

May 14, 2016 7:36 pm

UFC 198 Results: Bryan Barberena defeats Warlley Alves via decision

A lightweight bout between Warlley Alves (10-1 MMA) and Bryan Barberena (12-3 MMA) kicked off the UFC 198 par-per-view card in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Alves charges forward and gets a hold of Barberena’s neck. He locks in a guillotine choke and it is tight. Barberena looks to be in trouble but is...

May 14, 2016 6:19 pm

UFC 198 Results: Thiago Santos KO’s Nate Marquardt in round 1

A middleweight tilt between Thiago Santos (13-3 MMA) and Nate Marquardt (34-16-2 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC 198 prelims in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Santos starts off with some nice kicks. Thiago with a nice left kick to the body of Nate. Marquardt with a nice inside leg kick. Both fighters land...

May 14, 2016 4:01 pm

UFC 198 Results: Renato Moicano defeats Zubaira Tukhugov via split-decision

A featherweight bout between Renato Moicano (10-0-1 MMA) and Zubaira Tukhugov (18-4 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC 198 card in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Renato throws a body kick that misses. Tukhugov is switching stances and comes in with a right. Good low kicks from Renato. Tukhugov charges forward with a left hand....

May 12, 2016 11:01 am

VIDEO | #TBT Joe Lauzon vs. Dan Lauzon backyard brawl

There is nothing like brotherly love, and sometimes it is tough love. Brothers Joe Lauzon and Dan Lauzon are well accomplished MMA Fighters, but got into a backyard brawl at their parent’s house back in 2005, just a short time after Joe had his fastest knockout against Tim Honeycutt that took just 11 seconds. Joe...

May 9, 2016 12:51 pm

UFC Fight Night 87 Reebok pay ranges from $2,500 to $15,000, totaling $117,500

$117,500 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC Fight Night 87 event that took place in Rotterdam over the weekend. The payout from Reebok is in addition to each fighter’s contracted fight pay with the UFC. The full UFC Fight Night 87 UFC Athlete Outfitting...

May 9, 2016 11:03 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos looking like a savage training for bout against Eddie Alvarez

UFC Lightweight World Champion Rafael Dos Anjos | Evolve Vacation WATCH: UFC Lightweight World Champion Rafael Dos Anjos from the EVOLVE Fight Team has been training hard for his title defense on July 7. Train with legends at Evolve Vacation!http://evolve-vacation.com Posted by Evolve Vacation on Monday, May 9, 2016 UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos...