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Feb 5, 2016 2:45 pm

WATCH! Georges St. Pierre hitting mitts – return imminent?

There has been much speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre would ever return to the Octagon following his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks. Recently, Tristar gym head coach Firas Zahabi stated that he believed GSP would be ready to ‘make a splash’ sooner rather than...

Feb 5, 2016 11:10 am

Coach explains why Alexander Gustafsson is back at Alliance MMA

Alexander Gustafsson currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon, however in the wake of his controversial split decision loss to Daniel Cormier back at UFC 192, Gustafsson is back training at Alliance MMA in California under Eric Del Fierro. With Anthony Johnson’s recent win over Ryan Bader this past weekend in New Jersey...

Feb 4, 2016 1:01 pm

Chael Sonnen says he is a ‘huge supporter of Donald Trump’

Chael Sonnen has never been one to shy away from his words or his opinion. The retired UFC veteran spoke with FOX Sports on the topic of politics and how he feels Donald Trump has changed the game. “I’m a huge supporter of Trump,” Sonnen told FOX Sports. “When people talk about him, I hear...

Feb 4, 2016 11:44 am

On This Day: Carlos Condit defeats Nick Diaz, becomes interim champion

It was on this day 4 years ago that Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz fought for the UFC interim welterweight champion. The bout was set up after GSP withdrew from his UFC 143 bout with Diaz due to a torn ACL. The UFC ultimately replaced GSP with Condit, and made the bout an interim championship...

Feb 4, 2016 8:15 am

UPDATES! BJ Penn, Alexander Gustafsson, Yoel Romero, and John Dodson

With the UFC’s packed schedule it’s easy to get left behind in the ever changing world of MMA news. Ariel Helwani joined ‘UFC Tonight’ to give updates on just what’s going on with several top-ranked fighters. In the video above you can get updates on the following situations: First up is our namesake BJ Penn,...

Feb 2, 2016 2:06 pm

MUST SEE! Crazed preacher asks God to strike down Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is an extremely controversial and polarizing figure in the MMA world. With that being said McGregor has been the subject of some criticism lately for two comments he made. The first being that he could kick Jesus’ ass inside the Octagon, and the second being that he is cool with “all the Gods”...

Feb 2, 2016 9:18 am

WATCH! TJ Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz ‘Behind the Scenes – Part 2’

Earlier this month Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon for just his second fight in 4 years. Cruz fought bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw to a split decision that ultimately saw Cruz reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship which he never actually lost. While the decision was very close and was a controversial one in the eyes...

Feb 2, 2016 8:25 am

Tim Kennedy getting deployed, wants fight with Anderson Silva after

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial 3rd round TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 back in 2014, however at the end of last year Kennedy announced that he would be returning to the Octagon, and gunning for PED users and TRT abusers. While Kennedy was initially lobbying for a fight with Vitor...

Feb 2, 2016 8:17 am

Dana White discusses Benson Henderson signing with Bellator MMA

Monday afternoon Bellator MMA announced arguably their biggest signing in promotional history. Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson shocked MMA fans as it was revealed that he will be leaving the UFC and had signed with Bellator MMA. Henderson was riding a 2-fight win streak in the UFC that saw him submit Brandon Thatch and...

Jan 26, 2016 8:14 am

Dillashaw: Why does Faber deserve a title shot?

Earlier this month in Boston Dominick Cruz reclaimed his UFC bantamweight championship in just his 2nd fight in 4 years. Despite the lengthy layoff, Cruz put on a spectacular performance that saw him pick up a split decision win over TJ Dillashaw. Many believed that the decision was a controversial one, and that Dillashaw should...

Jan 20, 2016 9:59 am

PHOTO | The return of Matt Mitrione’s eye

Matt Mitrione’s eye looks to be healing and looking much better than it did immediately after the fight with Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston on Sunday. Mitrione posted a photo update after the fight and another at the doctor getting his swollen eye drained. Mitrione found out through doctors that he...

Jan 19, 2016 12:14 pm

Matt Mitrione gives new update on his broken orbital floor eye injury

It was a gruesome injury that Matt Mitrione suffered in his controversial fight against Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81. Upon getting it checked by a doctor, Mitrione revealed that he suffered a broken orbital floor as well as a shoulder injury at the hands of Browne in a TKO stoppage, but not before...

Jan 19, 2016 8:32 am

WATCH! UFC 195 highlights in SUPER slow motion

While UFC 195 happened several weeks ago, these super slow motion highlights will remind you just how great of a card it was! In the main event, Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit fought for 5 rounds to a split decision that saw Lawler retain the UFC welterweight championship in what many consider a controversial decision....

Jan 15, 2016 5:42 pm

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down Pettis vs. Alvarez

Sunday night in Boston, Anthony Pettis will look to bounce back from losing his UFC lightweight title to Rafael dos Anjos, as he faces off against Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez is coming off a controversial split-decision win over Gilbert Melendez back at UFC 188, the win was Alvarez’s first under the UFC banner, and with a...

Jan 15, 2016 1:52 am

Jorge Masvidal jumps in for Yoel Romero and throws some jabs at Tim Kennedy

Since the news broke of Yoel Romero’s “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” notice from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), many fighters have been roasting Romero, particularly Tim Kennedy. Kennedy, who lost a controversial fight against Romero put a hot flame to his former opponent¬†and his potential violation on Twitter. Romero’s training partner and friend Jorge Masvidal...

Jan 13, 2016 10:47 am

Jacare looking to capitalize on Romero’s failed drug test

Yesterday it was revealed that Yoel Romero had failed an out-of-competition drug test. In addition the UFC released a statement yesterday in the wake of the announcement. Now, Jacare Souza is looking to capitalize on Romero’s failed drug test and put himself in a position to challenge Luke Rockhold for the UFC middleweight championship. At...

Jan 13, 2016 10:20 am

PHOTO | The first time Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones met

Back in 2013 Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson put on one of the greatest fights in UFC history at UFC 165 when the pair fought to a controversial decision that saw Jones retain the UFC light heavyweight championship. Prior to that however, the pair were featured as guests of honor at Legend Fight Show, where...

Jan 12, 2016 6:14 pm

Yoel Romero informed of “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation”

News surfaced late Tuesday afternoon that top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero potentially failed an out of competition drug test. While details at the moment are quite scarce, the UFC released a statement via UFC.com. The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) informed Yoel Romero of a potential Anti-Doping Policy...