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Jul 1, 2016 10:40 am

Frankie Edgar: Conor McGregor “should have to defend” championship

After winning the UFC featherweight championship by knocking out Jose Aldo in the main event of UFC 194, Conor McGregor opted to go up to lightweight to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title at UFC 196. Ultimately, dos Anjos was forced to withdraw from the fight with a broken foot, and was replaced...

Jul 1, 2016 9:23 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is a “middle-aged man at 28 years old”

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were initially slated to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 197 on April 23rd in what was Jones’ first fight back in the Octagon since being stripped of his light heavyweight championship. Cormier pulled out of the fight with a knee injury, and was ultimately replaced by Ovince St-Preux...

Jun 28, 2016 10:11 am

Rampage Jackson diagnosed with hypothyroidism, unsure about light heavyweight future

This past weekend, Rampage Jackson made his return to the Bellator MMA cage as he defeated Satoshi Ishii via split decision in the main event of Bellator 157. Following the fight, which took place at catchweight of 225 pounds, Rampage revealed that he had been diagnosed with an under-active thyroid gland, which could prevent him...

Jun 28, 2016 9:59 am

Mark Hunt predicts incredible knockout against Brock Lesnar

In less than two weeks, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against MMA legend Mark Hunt on the historic UFC 200 fight card. The fight is a classic matchup of striker vs. wrestler as Lesnar will look to take the fight to the ground and get the win via ground...

Jun 28, 2016 8:58 am

TJ Dillashaw fires back: Urijah Faber “crossed the line”

The feud between Urijah Faber and his former protege TJ Dillashaw has continued, despite the fact that they won’t be fighting any time soon. On the heels of Faber’s trilogy fight with nemesis Dominick Cruz in the co-main event of UFC 199, TJ Dillashaw was asked about his thoughts on that scrap, as well as...

Jun 27, 2016 12:28 pm

Tyron Woodley says Robbie Lawler wanted to fight him instead of rematching Carlos Condit

While many fighters in the welterweight division are questioning the UFC’s call to give Tyron Woodley a title shot against Robbie Lawler, Woodley is more than ready to seize the opportunity to become a UFC champion. Woodley spoke with FloCombat recently on fighting his ATT teammate for the UFC welterweight championship title. “All I’m seeing...

Jun 26, 2016 1:19 pm

Conor McGregor details what went wrong in his first fight with Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor suffered the first loss of his UFC career to Nate Diaz this past March in Las Vegas. Diaz submitted the Irish superstar in the second-round of their main event fight at UFC 196. McGregor was initially supposed to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title at the event,...

Jun 26, 2016 1:08 pm

Conor McGregor: “I’ll toy with Diaz in rematch”

Conor McGregor will be looking to get revenge on Nate Diaz when the pair square off in the main event of UFC 202 later this summer. The current UFC featherweight champion was submitted by Diaz in the second-round of their welterweight fight at UFC 196 this past March. The brash Irish superstar is confident that...

Jun 25, 2016 6:44 pm

VIDEO | Tim Kennedy talks Michael Bisping, next fight, and more

Back in 2014, Tim Kennedy defeated Michael Bisping via unanimous decision at the TUF Nations finale. Fast forward two years, and Michael Bisping is the UFC middleweight champion after knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 earlier this month. While Kennedy doesn’t have a fight announced, he did an interview to...

Jun 25, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “I know I can knock Robbie Lawler out”

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson put the welterweight division on notice earlier this month when he picked up a unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald in Ottawa, Canada. The win was an extremely impressive one for Thompson, who picked apart MacDonald, stuffed several takedowns, and fought out of a few submissions, over the course of the fight....

Jun 25, 2016 8:51 am

PHOTO | Claudia Gadelha looking absolutely shredded

With under a month to go until Claudia Gadelha fights Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the UFC women’s strawweight championship, the challenger is looking absolutely shredded! Gadelha will be looking to avenge her 2014 loss to Jedrzejczyk, which remains her only professional mixed martial arts loss to date. The pair have continued their heated rivalry on the...

Jun 24, 2016 9:22 am

Dana White: Brock Lesnar could be in for a bad night

In the co-main event of UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to MMA after nearly 5 years to fight Mark Hunt in a highly anticipated matchup. Given Lesnar’s background as a division 1 All American wrestler, it isn’t a secret that he will look to take the...

Jun 21, 2016 4:04 pm

Dana White blasts fans criticizing Stephen Thompson vs. Rory MacDonald fight

This past weekend, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and Rory MacDonald squared off in a highly anticipated matchup of welterweight contenders for a title shot against the winner of Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley. The fight, which went the full 5 rounds, was an extremely technical matchup between two of the best strikers in the welterweight division....

Jun 21, 2016 10:18 am

NAC approves earlier weigh-in time for several events, including UFC 200

Earlier this month at UFC 199, fighters were given the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the course of the day prior to fight night, rather than weighing-in during the live weigh-in event. The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) allowed fighters to do so in order to give them more time to rehydrate before their fights the...

Jun 18, 2016 8:54 am

Joanne Calderwood opens up on training with Georges St-Pierre

Tonight on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’, TUF 20 competitor Joanne Calderwood will square off against former strawweight title challenger Valerie Letourneau in a UFC women’s featherweight fight. The fight will be Calderwood’s first in almost exactly a year. Ahead of the fight, she spoke to DailyMail to discuss the impact former...

Jun 17, 2016 10:56 am

Paige VanZant loving the beach and bikini life

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is fresh off the dancefloor after nearly winning the most recent season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” VanZant, who says she is currently in the works of getting an opponent for her next fight in the UFC has taken a vacation before she gets into fight camp. Check out VanZant...

Jun 17, 2016 10:46 am

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson recalls the moment he decided to do MMA

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson was 57-0 prior to making the jump to professional MMA. Now, with a 12-1 professional MMA record which includes a 1st round TKO win over former champion Johny Hendricks, Thompson is preparing for his #1 contender scrap with Rory MacDonald. Ahead of the fight, Thompson spoke to the BrisbaneTimes to recall the...

Jun 16, 2016 1:29 pm

Claudia Gadelha details what happened in off-camera fight with Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Strawweight rivals Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jedrzejczyk have been in each other’s faces for the entire season of TUF 23. The two are set to rematch, this time for Jedrzejczyk’s UFC strawweight title after the two fought to a split-decision back in 2014, with Jedrzejczyk walking out with the victory. During the filming of this...

Jun 16, 2016 9:28 am

UFC veteran diagnosed with clinical autism

MMA veteran John Howard never could have imagined that a routine neurological exam ahead of his WSOF debut at WSOF 31 on June 17th could have led him to receive a diagnosis which would lift a weight off his shoulders that he had been carrying since childhood. John ‘Doomsday’ Howard, found out that he is...

Jun 16, 2016 8:55 am

Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks signs with the UFC

Surprising news surfaced last month that Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks had been released by the promotion, and would become a free agent in the MMA market. This week Brooks revealed that he and the UFC had reached an agreement, and that he had signed with the UFC. In addition, it was revealed that...

Jun 16, 2016 8:38 am

Carlos Condit gives update on hiatus from the UFC

It’s been 6 months since Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit had their welterweight title fight at UFC 195. The fight, which was an extremely controversial one in terms of scoring, saw Lawler retain his championship via split decision. Prior to the bout, Condit revealed the fans that he wasn’t sure how many more fights he...

Jun 16, 2016 1:15 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant answers, ‘Would you fight Ronda Rousey?’

.@PaigeVanzantUFC is ready to head back into the octagon & the possibility of her next opponent has us excited!https://t.co/G2gta20xUu — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) June 16, 2016 UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has an interesting backstory with Ronda Rousey as she was apparently chewed out by the former women’s bantamweight champion. While appearing on FS1’s show with...

Jun 15, 2016 11:37 am

Will Claudia Gadelha become your #WCW UFC champion?

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha’s only loss in her professional mixed martial arts career was from her fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk back in 2014. Their fight was a close one with Jedrzejczyk walking out with the win after being awarded the split-decision victory that many argue could have gone either way. Gadelha and Jedrzejczyk’s rivalry continues...

Jun 12, 2016 11:05 am

Pros react to the tragic mass shooting in Orlando

Tragedy struck the Unites States of America today as a heavily-armed assailant opened fire inside a packed Orland nightclub killing 50 people and wounding 53 others. The suspect has since been identified as Omar Seddique Mateen of Port St. Lucie, Florida. Authorities have stated that they are investigating the massacre as possible terrorism. The brutal...

Jun 10, 2016 5:00 pm

Chad Mendes flagged for ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

The UFC released a statement on Friday that former UFC featherweight title contender Chad Mendes has been flagged by for a “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation.” The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) notified the UFC of the potential violation after an out-of-competition drug test was performed on Mendes. The UFC statement read: “The UFC organization was...