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Sep 4, 2016 3:40 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern scores a victory over Gabi Garcia at Abu Dhabi in 2015

23-year-old strawweight fighter Mackenzie Dern made her professional mixed martial arts debut at July’s Legacy Fighting Championship 58 event in Louisiana, where she earned a unanimous decision victory over Kenia Rosas. The famed Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner, Dern, is an ADCC submission wrestling world champion as well as a no gi Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion. In...

Sep 4, 2016 3:02 pm

Michael Chandler: “Eddie Alvarez deserves a red panty night”

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler (15-3 MMA) is very familiar with current UFC lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez and Chandler engaged in two epic wars while fighting under the Bellator banner, with Chandler submitting Alvarez in the pairs first encounter, and Eddie being awarded a judges split-decision in their second lightweight title affair. Chandler recently weighed...

Sep 4, 2016 2:18 pm

VIDEO | Free Fight: Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 198, Stipe Miocic knocked out Fabricio Werdum to capture the UFC heavyweight title. This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 203, Miocic will defend that title against Alistair Overeem, while Werdum will attempt to get back on track opposite Travis Browne in the evening’s co-main event....

Sep 4, 2016 1:56 pm

VIDEO | Robin Black’s Breakdown for Miocic vs. Overeem

In less than one week’s time, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will defend his throne against Alistair Overeem, arguably the most decorated fighter in the division’s history. The two big men will share the main event spot of UFC 203, which goes down in Miocic’s hometown of Cleveland, Ohio next Saturday. In advance of this Octagon-shaking showdown, MMA...

Sep 4, 2016 1:36 pm

Chael Sonnen was really upset with Joe Silva’s Retirement

Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen was hit hard by the news that UFC matchmaker Joe Silva had decided to retire. Sonnen spoke about Silva’s departure from the UFC on his latest episode of “Beyond the Fight”. “Man I am having mixed emotions over here. So I’m taking this as bad...

Sep 4, 2016 12:35 pm

Rory MacDonald is a Fan of the Brutal Rules used in Early Days of MMA

MMA can be pretty brutal at times. As fans of the sport, we frequently witness thunderous knockouts, bloody battles, and freak injuries. Yet MMA is also a heavily regulated sport, with a long list of rules in place to promote fighter safety. Groin shots are illegal. Eye pokes are too. Headbutts are forbidden. Hair-pulling is...

Sep 4, 2016 12:20 pm

VIDEO | Is Mackenzie Dern the hottest woman in MMA?

The number one female black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu could very well be the hottest woman in MMA as well. Mackenzie Dern, the 23-year-old submission phenom, posted a video of herself on Instagram showing her in more than just fighting shape. #flashbackfriday wishing I was at the beach again! 😥😁☀️🌊😍 A video posted by...

Sep 4, 2016 11:17 am

Gustafsson Interested in Jones Rematch, But Not to Settle Their Score

Back in 2013, former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and number-one-contender Alexander Gustafsson engaged in an unforgettable war for the ages. In the end, Jones would walk away with a unanimous decision win, though many parties believed Gustafsson had done enough to steal the title. Today, Jones is neck-deep in a complicated stretch that has seen...

Sep 4, 2016 8:28 am

Josh Barnett: “I’m sure a heavyweight championship fight could be in the future”

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett scored a third-round submission victory over fellow former UFC title holder Andrei Arlovski in the main event of UFC Fight Night 93 last night in Hamburg, Germany. “The Warmaster”, who has gone 3-2 since returning to the UFC in August of 2013, was asked where he thinks he ranks...

Sep 4, 2016 8:27 am

VIDEO | Gustafsson Comments on Safe Win Over Blachowicz

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s trip to Hamburg, Germany, Alexander Gustafsson rebounded from a two-fight losing streak by decisioning Poland’s Jan Blachowicz. Despite being known as a striker, Gustafsson relied primarily on his wrestling to defeat Blachowicz, which has earned him a bit of criticism from fans and fellow fighters alike. In a...

Sep 4, 2016 8:26 am

VIDEO | Free Fight: Stipe Miocic vs. Mark Hunt

Before UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic attempts to make his first title defense against Alistair Overeem next weekend at UFC 203 in Cleveland, watch the Ohio-native take on former title challenger Mark Hunt at ‘UFC Fight Night 65’ from May of 2015. Stipe would defeat the ‘Super Samoan’ via fifth-round TKO at the event, propelling...

Sep 4, 2016 8:04 am

VIDEO | Josh Barnett’s backstage interview

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett secured a much needed victory last night at UFC Fight Night 93 in Hamburg, Germany, when he submitted former UFC title holder Andrei Arlovski in the evening’s main event. After a back and forth first-round which saw both fighters get rocked by punches early, Barnett was able to use...

Sep 4, 2016 6:54 am

Corey Anderson Blasts Alexander Gustafsson for Decision Defeat of Jan Blachowicz

Yesterday, in the co-main event of the UFC’s trip to Hamburg, Germany, Sweden’s Alexander Gustafsson employed a wrestling-heavy game plan to steal a unanimous decision from the dangerous Jan Blachowicz. Though this performance was a bit of a break from Gustafsson’s typical, striking-based style, it was impressive all the same. It was also an important win...

Sep 4, 2016 6:03 am

VIDEO | Watch Alexander Gustafsson and Jan Blachowicz Have a Beer After Their Fight

https://www.facebook.com/AlexTheMauler/videos/1123777297702075/ Yesterday, in the co-main event of the UFC’s return to Germany, Sweden’s Alexander Gustafsson and Poland’s Jan Blachowicz went at it in an intriguing light heavyweight showdown. The opening moments of the bout saw Blachowicz, who was a sizeable underdog, find some success on the feet, though this only forced Gustafsson to shift gears...

Sep 4, 2016 5:55 am

Andrei Arlovski dismisses retirement talk following his submission loss to Barnett

Following a disappointing submission loss to grappling ace Josh Barnett at yesterday’s UFC Hamburg event, former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski spoke about the setback and discussed his fighting future: “At least he didn’t knock me out,” Arlovski said during Saturday’s post-fight press conference. “He just choked me.” To which Barnett replied, “I tried to (knock him out)....

Sep 3, 2016 3:53 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva sparring with his son

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva has returned to the gym for training following his UFC 200 loss to light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Silva, who has been on a bit of a slide since losing his UFC middleweight championship to Chris Weidman in 2013, will be looking to return to the win...

Sep 3, 2016 2:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Alexander Gustafsson’s win over Jan Blanchowicz

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson returned to the Octagon for the first time since his split decision loss to Daniel Cormier in October. The win for Gustafsson was an incredibly dominant one, with Gustafsson dominating the fight from bell to bell as...

Sep 3, 2016 2:37 pm

Pros react to Josh Barnett’s submission win over Andrei Arlovski

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ MMA legend Josh Barnett picked up yet another impressive win as he submitted former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. Barnett’s win put him back in the win column after being submitted for the first time in his career by Ben Rothwell in his last fight. Below...

Sep 3, 2016 2:26 pm

VIDEO | Josh Barnett chokes Andrei Arlovski out cold

Official: Josh Barnett def. Andrei Arlovski by submission (rear naked choke) at 2:53 of the 3rd round. #UFCHamburg pic.twitter.com/EmfIakn8E9 — Classic UFC Moments (@UFCmoments) September 3, 2016 In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ ‘The Warmaster’ Josh Barnett showcased his catch wrestling as he secured a beautiful takedown from the clinch, and followed...

Sep 3, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | Ryan Bader knocks out Ilir Latifi with brutal knee

Here's that knee landed by @ryanbader!! Wow!! #UFCHamburg @aaronsimpson pic.twitter.com/nyGhqvTZiW — #Dizz © (@TalkMMA) September 3, 2016 On the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ Ryan Bader left MMA fans stunned as he knocked out heavy handed Swedish fighter Ilir Latifi. Bader, who came into the bout looking to avenge his KO loss to...

Sep 3, 2016 11:13 am

VIDEO | Ashlee Evans-Smith finishes Veronica Macedo with brutal elbows

BOMBS being dropped from @AshleeMMA!!! #UFCHamburg https://t.co/aZQ6YSkD2T — #UFCHamburg (@ufc) September 3, 2016 On the preliminary card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’, Ashlee Evans-Smith bounced back from the first loss of her MMA career with a brutal finish of Veronica Macedo. Evans-Smith weathered an early storm from Macedo, utilizing her wrestling to pick up an...

Sep 3, 2016 10:02 am

Rafael dos Anjos rips McGregor vs. Diaz II fight: “I just saw 2 sloppy guys”

Last month, fight fans tuned in for the highly anticipated rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. McGregor was stepping into the Octagon in hopes of avenging his March 5th loss to Diaz in the main event of UFC 196. In the pair’s first fight, Diaz stepped in on just 2 weeks notice for Rafael...

Sep 3, 2016 9:25 am

Ryan Bader: “Terrible” ‘Rumble’ Loss changed my perception on win streaks

On the night going into Ryan Bader’s headlining main event against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, Bader was riding an impressive five fight win streak, the kind of win streaks that usually lead to title fights. And with victories over Rashad Evans, Ovince Saint Preux and Phil Davis during that five fight span of dominance, a chance at light...

Sep 3, 2016 7:58 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey looking in fight shape

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon since being brutally knocked out at the hands of Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193 back in November. While Rousey was initially expected to film several movies in Hollywood, and then return to the Octagon, the...

Sep 2, 2016 11:16 pm

Josh Barnett Weighs in On Retirement Ahead of Andrei Arlovski Bout

This weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Germany, former heavyweight champions Josh Barnett and Andrei Arlovski will collide in a bout that is rich in implications. The loser of this heavyweight showdown will take a dangerous step down the rankings, probably to the outermost reaches of the division’s top-10. The...

Sep 2, 2016 4:06 pm

CM Punk Says He Weighs More Than 200lbs Just 10 Days Out from fight night

Even the most experienced fighters occasionally run into problems while cutting weight. Given this, it should come as no surprise that inexperienced fighters can also have difficulty shedding the pounds. This is precisely the kind of obstacle former WWE star CM Punk is facing as he prepares for his UFC debut next Saturday: a welterweight...