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Feb 2, 2018 7:59 am

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington Says He’ll Follow in Ronda Rousey’s Footsteps to WWE

The news is still everywhere. Former queen of the UFC Ronda Rousey is now the latest WWE superstar. She’s moved on to make big moves in another arena of sports entertainment. One UFC welterweight who isn’t a stranger to the theatrics of pro wrestling or the ring itself, is Colby Covington. He’s walked the ends...

Jan 31, 2018 8:25 am

Michael Bisping Calls Out ‘Two-Bit Journalists’ For False Fight Reports

You’re not an MMA fan if you’re not in a constant state of confusion most of the time. Michael Bisping seemed all but confirmed for UFC London in a perfect locale for a retirement bout, but an opponent was never official. There were some reports going around that Rashad Evans, the man who dealt Bisping...

Jan 30, 2018 6:01 pm

REPORT | Another Big Lightweight Fight Could Land on UFC 223!

UFC 223 continues to grow! Already off to a hot start with two title fights and three Lightweight fights in total…it looks like another might be getting added! ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reports that a showdown between season 15 winner of The Ultimate Fighter, Michael Chiesa and former WEC and UFC Lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis could...

Jan 29, 2018 5:31 pm

It’s Official! Gennady Golovkin vs Canelo Alvarez 2 is On!

Every boxing fan around the world wanted the super fight between two of the pound-4-pound best in “GGG” Gennady Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez to happen…then it did. The two competed against one another last September in a back and forth affair that resulted in a controversial draw. But no worries now, they will get...

Jan 28, 2018 7:13 am

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC Charlotte: Derek Brunson tops payout at $15K

Last night, the UFC returned to our screens with UFC Charlotte, an exciting, 12-fight card that aired on FOX. In the main event of this card, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza improved to 2-0 against Derek Brunson, putting his fellow contender down with a first-round head kick and a storm of followup punches. In the co-main event,...

Jan 24, 2018 1:50 pm

Demetrious Johnson Holding Out for a Stacked Card the TJ Dillashaw Fight Deserves

The UFC has been teasing that this 25th anniversary year is going to be huge. Going into 2018, it’s hard to imagine a big fight year without the superfight between Demetrious Johnson and TJ Dillashaw happening. It’s been teased even before Johnson broke Anderson Silva’s title defense record with a spectacular submission finish never before...

Jan 18, 2018 12:06 pm

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou Calls Donald Trump The ‘Shame of America’ in Passionate Speech

In response to President @realDonaldTrump’s recent alleged controversial comments on immigration, UFC heavyweight contender @Francis_Ngannou called Trump “a shame for America.” He said more, too. Hear his impassioned response below. #UFC220 pic.twitter.com/qM6hJSqWYa — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) January 18, 2018 We are mere days away from Francis Ngannou rising to the biggest challenge of his career against...

Jan 12, 2018 10:37 pm

EXCLUSIVE | T.J. Dillashaw is gearing up for “The biggest fight of 2018”

UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw (15-3 MMA) is gearing up for “The biggest fight of 2018”. The 31-year-old product of Sonora, California is coming off an incredible second-round knockout victory over former teammate turned bitter rival Cody Garbrandt at November’s UFC 217 event in New York. That victory earned Dillashaw back the promotions bantamweight strap,...

Jan 11, 2018 11:38 am

VIDEO | Paulo Costa Offers to Fight Trans Woman Fallon Fox for Free

Paulo ‘The Eraser’ Costa may be wishing he’d have erased this latest video. On his official Facebook, Costa goes off on transgendered athlete and MMA fighter Fallon Fox. It’s unclear what prompted Paulo Costa to bring up Fallon Fox, considering she hasn’t fought since 2014 and is basically retired from MMA, but he had some...

Jan 6, 2018 8:17 am

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Brutally Honest About Jackson Wink Losing Streak

If there is one thing Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is about, it ain’t lying. Whatever Cerrone gives you, whether you like it or not, is the truth as he sees it. He talks like he accepts fights: Immediate. So, when a controversial report that seems to originate in a Bloody Elbow Fanpost about Jackson Wink’s long...

Jan 4, 2018 7:46 pm

Sara McMann Welcomes Invicta FC Champion to the UFC at UFC on Fox 28

Invicta FC appears to be continually losing their champions to the UFC. Most recently, their Bantamweight champion, Tonya Evinger got pulled up to the big show to challenge Cris Cyborg for the vacant UFC Featherweight title(Cyborg herself was also an Invicta champion). This isn’t a new trend for Invicta fighters to go from champions to...

Jan 2, 2018 8:06 am

Cris Cyborg Accepts the Apology of Jackson Wink’s Photographer on One Condition

We’re still dealing with all of the fallout from UFC 219 as we step into 2018. Usually after a big fight, the questions pour in of what’s next for whoever took the victory. Cris Cyborg faced her biggest challenge yet in Holly Holm, yet still perceived and proved her dominance over an opponent that no...

Dec 29, 2017 8:20 am

FULL FIGHT | Ian McCall Lost in the Most Unexpected Way Possible at RIZIN

After a string of some of the worst luck the MMA world has ever seen, Ian McCall is out of the UFC and healthier than ever. In his first fight since January, he was set to enter into Japan’s RIZIN ring to fight smart-mouthed prospect Manel Kape. The two nearly came to blows in their...

Dec 26, 2017 2:20 pm

Do the UFC and it’s fanbase give too much weight to the appearance of female fighters?

“I don’t really fit the profile of a UFC Champion, but they have to do (business) with me, even though they’re never going to promote me to a level like they did Ronda Rousey or Holly Holm.” Current female bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes ruffled feathers earlier this year when she declared to FloCombat.com that the UFC...

Dec 20, 2017 7:59 pm

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub says UFC Rankings are “very similar to high school”

Retired UFC fighter, Ultimate Fighter season 10 contestant, analyst, comedian and podcaster Brendan Schaub is never short of opinions. Schaub is one half of the Fighter and the Kid podcast with fellow comedian, Bryan Callen but he also has started up his own podcast to talk all things involving the sport he once competed in....

Dec 20, 2017 11:55 am

Michael Bisping Tips Hat to ‘Smart Prick’ Georges St-Pierre For Vacating the Title

Georges St-Pierre waltzed into the UFC after being out for four years and added another ridiculous accomplishment to his career by taking the UFC middleweight title from Michael Bisping. It was a gigantic moment, but UFC 217 somehow seems like a distant memory now, especially after he dropped the title only a month later due...

Dec 12, 2017 2:00 pm

Mark Hunt says ‘chicken rat’ Fabricio Werdum afraid of rematch

Now that UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has been medically cleared to fight in the Octagon again, all he needs is an opponent. Speaking with Sporting News, “The Super Samoan” is still looking to get a rematch with former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum after losing by TKO at their UFC 180 match in 2014. “Hopefully...

Dec 9, 2017 12:53 pm

Colby Covington Has Become Too Much for These UFC Fighters to Handle

Colby Covington has been making a case for a shot at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for awhile now, but it’s been more than just talk. He did end up with a win over the last title challenger in grappling guru Demian Maia. This only heated up his rampage promotional tour to make sure Woodley, and...

Dec 8, 2017 6:40 pm

BREAKING! Nate Diaz is moving on from the UFC

Former UFC lightweight title challenger and TUF 5 winner Nate Diaz is moving on from the UFC. The “Stockton Slugger” took to social media just moments ago where he announced the news. Ufc offered me title fight in any weight class Im kool though I'll givem a shot when they do something goodOn to the...

Dec 7, 2017 2:32 pm

Cub Swanson Argues UFC Favored ‘Pampered’ Fighters Over His Hard Work

When Max Holloway needed a new sparring partner at UFC 218 after Frankie Edgar received an injury, Cub Swanson was the first to put himself in the queue. Unfortunately for the featherweight contender, he never got the call. It’s hard to believe that in a career that dates back all the way to 2004, he’s...

Dec 5, 2017 10:24 am

Tyron Woodley is thinking about forgoing his shoulder surgery

Though UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley was briefly linked to a UFC 219 super fight with Nate Diaz, this bout ultimately fell through. With this blockbuster battle off the table, Woodley shared his plan to undergo a long overdue shoulder surgery to repair a nagging injury. From the sounds of it, though, the champ is...

Dec 3, 2017 8:44 am

Report: Tyron Woodley is considering vacating the UFC welterweight title

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has been angling for a fight with former champ Georges St-Pierre for some time. Now that St-Pierre is the UFC middleweight champion, however, the chances of a welterweight bout between the two seem slim. Luckily, Woodley has a backup plan. The welterweight king is ready and willing to move up...

Dec 2, 2017 8:29 am

VIDEO | UFC Fighters Give Their Picks for Justin Gaethje vs Eddie Alvarez

The fight between Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez is violence personified. They have even gone as far as to say that the UFC’s “Most Violent” title is on the line. It’s the undefeated, former WSOF lightweight champion fighting the former UFC lightweight champion and last MMA fighter to throw down with Conor McGregor. It’s an...

Nov 26, 2017 11:27 am

UFC champion Amanda Nunes: “The UFC wants to get someone to beat me!”

UFC champion Amanda Nunes believes that the UFC wants to see her defeated by someone who they can “really promote and make money with”. The women’s bantamweight champion recently vented her frustrations in an interview with Flocombat. “There’s a point where, sometimes, I’d rather wait a bit and get a fight that sells,” The Lioness...