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Jun 17, 2016 10:35 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to Fedor Emelianenko’s win over Fabio Maldonado

Friday afternoon in Russia, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko fought former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in the main event of EFN 50. After being dropped in the first round, Emelianenko went on to win the next two rounds, and ultimately win a majority decision. While some thought that the judges made the right call given...

Jun 17, 2016 10:15 pm

VIDEO | Another epic staredown from Sean O’Connell

UFC fighter Sean O’Connell has become rather well known for his hilarious shenanigans at weigh-in events during staredowns. From playing rock-paper-scissors, to taking selfies, and even giving his opponents flowers, O’Connell’s staredowns have become a sort of spectacle. Ahead of his UFC Ottawa fight Saturday evening against Steve Bosse, O’Connell once again had some fun....

Jun 17, 2016 10:05 pm

Fedor Emelianenko comments on MMA future following controversial win

On Friday in Russia, MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko fought former UFC fighter Fabio Maldonado in what turned out to be an incredibly controversial scrap. Maldonado survived an early onslaught from The Last Emperor, and then fired back with some bombs of his own as he nearly finished Emelianenko with strikes. Emelianenko survived the round and...


Jun 17, 2016 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Insane flipping guard pass, accidental groin smash

The techniques of guard passing keep evolving with new innovations and ideas. Here is a technique that was used by Ze Wu on his opponent, Jianbing Yang at ONE Championship 28, which took place in China in last year. Wu takes to the air in a crazy acrobatic flip, attempting to get past Yang’s guard,...

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 17, 2016 10:32 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen on Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

Former UFC title contender turned MMA analyst Chael Sonnen always has his insightful take on the game. In the video above, Sonnen talks about Brock Lesnar’s U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) exemption from the four-month period of random drug testing prior to competition. Sonnen makes it clear that Lesnar is not completely waived from USADA testing,...

Jun 17, 2016 9:50 am

Miesha Tate randomly tested by USADA

Ahead of her UFC 200 title defense against Amanda Nunes, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate found herself woken up early Friday morning for a random drug test courtesy of the US Anti-Doping Agency. Early morning of #USADA drug testing — Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) June 17, 2016 The fight with Nunes at UFC 200 will...

Jun 17, 2016 9:39 am

VIDEO | Dan Henderson fires back at Michael Bisping

While Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson don’t have a fight set, the battle of the words between the two has been dominating MMA headlines. After Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 200, and Henderson knocked out Hector Lombard on the main card, the pair both expressed interest in a rematch...

Jun 17, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar earns BJJ blue belt

The new blue belt! @BrockLesnar promoted by @compridobjj @ufc pic.twitter.com/qNcZ6ioAgs — Ana Hissa (@AnaHissa) June 16, 2016 Ahead of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announcing that he would be coming out of retirement to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200, Lesnar has been promoted to a BJJ blue belt. Check out the clip above:...

Jun 17, 2016 8:51 am

Michael Bisping reacts to Georges St-Pierre wanting a superfight

The MMA community currently going wild in regards to a potential Georges St-Pierre return to the UFC. After nearly a 3 year hiatus from the Octagon following his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks, St-Pierre’s camp reached out to Michael Bisping to request a title shot against the middleweight champ. Bisping broke the...

Jun 17, 2016 8:42 am

Georges St-Pierre’s camp officially reaches out for title fight with Michael Bisping

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold to claim the UFC middleweight championship. While many want to see a rematch with Luke Rockhold, or even a rematch with Dan Henderson for Bisping’s first title defense, former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre is reportedly interested in returning to the Octagon for...

Jun 17, 2016 8:27 am

Michael Bisping goes off on “old piece of s***” Dan Henderson

Earlier this month, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 to claim the UFC middleweight champion. On the same card, MMA legend Dan Henderson knocked out Hector Lombard with a brutal elbow. Given that Henderson scored one of the most iconic knockouts of all time at UFC 100 when...

Jun 16, 2016 2:44 pm

Georges St-Pierre wants to return to fight Michael Bisping

The rumors of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returning to the octagon come rather frequently given St-Pierre’s reputation as one of the greatest fighters of all time. Since Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold earlier this month, there have been reports of both men wanting to fight each...

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 1:03 pm

Sage Northcutt’s dad fires back at Muay Thai champion

Earlier this month, Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad took to Instagram to recall a training session with UFC prospect Sage Northcutt. Grad’s recollection of the situation was far from good, as he called out Northcutt’s father for interfering with their training. While video footage of the sparring session in question has since surfaced, Northcutt and...

Jun 16, 2016 12:41 pm

VIDEO | #TBT to Dan Henderson’s first professional MMA fight way back in 1997

MMA legend Dan Henderson is still knocking people out after 19 years of professional mixed martial arts fighting. Wednesday marked “Hendo’s” professional MMA debut anniversary, as he took on Crezio de Souza in the Brazil Open – ’97 on June 15, 1997. Come 45 fights later, the 45-year-old pioneer of the sport is coming off...

Jun 16, 2016 11:30 am

VIDEO | Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado weigh-ins

Fedor Emelianenko returns to competition tomorrow at EFN 50, which takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia and will air live on UFC Fight Pass at 11AM EDT. Emelianenko will face UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado in the main event of the evening. Emelianenko is coming off a first round TKO win over Jaideep Singh, which took...

Jun 16, 2016 10:54 am

Brock Lesnar reveals how he’ll deal with ring rust after a near five-year hiatus

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has not fought in the UFC since December 2011. With his much-anticipated return to the Octagon next month at UFC 200, Lesnar will face the devastating striker in Mark Hunt and admitted to ESPN in a recent interview that he will have some ring rust. “Is there going to...

Jun 16, 2016 10:08 am

Donald Cerrone calls out Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nate Diaz, and Conor McGregor

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 89 welterweight scrap against Patrick Cote this Saturday in Ontario, Canada. However Cerrone is already setting his sights on a major fight against three of the biggest names in the UFC today. Cerrone spoke to MMAJunkie to explain his desire to fight either...

Jun 16, 2016 8:21 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor training with Olympic boxers

Ahead of Conor McGregor’s welterweight UFC 202 rematch against Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ is wasting no time in bringing in elite level boxers to help him prepare for the bout. Michael Conlan is a 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist, and and Paddy Barnes is a two-time Olympic bronze medalist. Both men vouched for McGregor’s skills...

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 16, 2016 1:05 am

PHOTO | #TBT to Miesha Tate’s high school yearbook picture

Curious at all about how the stunning UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate looked in high school? One of her high school classmates uploaded a couple of her yearbook photos to the Internet and her fans have been loving it. Take a look at Miesha Tate in this fun Throwback Thursday junior high edition showing...

Jun 15, 2016 11:34 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz, Dana White, and famed rapper hanging out

Nate Diaz’s star power continues to rise following his UFC 196 submission win over UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Ahead of Diaz’s rematch with McGregor at UFC 202 on August 20th, Diaz and UFC President Dana White met famed rapper ‘The Game’. @losangelesconfidential @danawhiteufc @natediaz209 #Cali A photo posted by Diazbrothers209 (@diazbrothers209) on Jun 15,...

Jun 15, 2016 11:12 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald discusses lasting impact of Robbie Lawler fight

Rory Macdonald breaks down his bout vs. @WonderboyMMA and the lasting affects of his brutal war with Robbie Lawler. https://t.co/kxOK4WCmv3 — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) June 16, 2016 Back at UFC 189, nearly a year ago, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald fought for the welterweight championship in what became one of the most historic fights...

Jun 15, 2016 12:20 pm

Anthony Pettis featherweight debut set for August

Earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis announced his intentions to drop down to featherweight in hopes of ending his 3-fight skid. On Wednesday, it was announced that Pettis would be making his featherweight debut in Vancouver on August 27th against #7 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira. UFC Executive VP Tom Wright spoke to...