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May 17, 2016 10:49 am

Tyson Fury apologizes for offensive comments

Recently, heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury caught quite a bit of criticism for some offensive remarks he made towards transgender people, in which he called them “freaks of nature.” In addition, Fury accused Jewish people of running a global brainwashing scheme. Fury, who has made controversial claims in the past, has since apologized for the...

May 10, 2016 9:57 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre training

In Toronto training with my friend Jorge @82Spaniard!https://t.co/kKIqftx9R9 — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 10, 2016 With UFC 200 rapidly approaching, there has been increasing speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon. St-Pierre hasn’t been in action since his controversial split decision win over Johny Hendricks...

May 10, 2016 9:30 pm

Tim Kennedy looking to step in & fight Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View scrap against Uriah Hall with a condition that could see ‘The Spider’ have his gallbladder removed. With less than a week to go until fight night, Tim Kennedy, who has been out of the Octagon since...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

May 7, 2016 9:59 am

Tim Kennedy gains support from unlikely celebrity in fight against ISIS

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is a certified badass. In addition to being one of the UFC’s top ranked middleweights, Kennedy is a is U.S. Army Special Forces member who has received the Army’s Bronze Star Medal with ‘V device’ for his valor shown while under enemy fire. Kennedy, who has yet to return to the...

May 7, 2016 8:57 am

Carlos Condit allegedly training for potential Nick Diaz rematch

Back in 2012, Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz fought for the interim UFC welterweight championship at UFC 143. Ultimately, Condit was awarded the unanimous decision win, although many believed that Diaz should have won the fight given the fact that he was the aggressor throughout the entire fight. Since then, there has always been talk...

May 6, 2016 8:14 am

VIDEO | Alexander Gustafsson working on technique with focus mitts

Alexander Gustafsson is currently riding a 2-fight losing streak that saw him controversially TKOd by Anthony Johnson in Sweden, and then lose via split decision to UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The fight with Cormier was an extremely close one, with many believing that Gustafsson should have left Houston, Texas with the light heavyweight...

May 4, 2016 7:41 pm

TJ Dillashaw vs. Raphael Assuncao possible for UFC 200

It’s been just 4 months since TJ Dillashaw lost the UFC bantamweight championship to Dominick Cruz in Boston in January, but it appears as though the former champ is looking to return to the Octagon sooner rather than later. According to Megan Olivi, Dillashaw could wind up fighting on UFC 200 on July 9th against...

May 4, 2016 1:21 pm

Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez reportedly set for UFC on FOX 20

At UFC 197 Edson Barboza picked up the biggest win of his professional career as he defeated former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision. The win was a dominant one for Barboza, as he out-struck Showtime throughout the course of the fight, dealing a severe amount of damage to Pettis’ legs throughout the...

May 3, 2016 11:16 am

Kimbo Slice vs. Dada 5000 overturned to a no-contest, Dada 5000 remains undefeated

The result of Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson and Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris has been overturned to a no-contest, according to MMA Junkie. This comes as a result following Kimbo’s settlement with Texas’ athletic commission after testing positive for steroids in a post-fight drug test from their controversial fight at Bellator 149. Slice was fined $2,500...

Apr 15, 2016 8:55 am

UFC officially announces Rafael dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez

After UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos’ strength & conditioning coach captioned an Instagram photo with a major hint at dos Anjos fighting at UFC 200, the UFC officially announced the bout. On Thursday July 7th, just two days before UFC 200, Rafael dos Anjos will look to defend his UFC lightweight championship against Eddie...

Apr 14, 2016 11:21 pm

Tim Kennedy refuses to be silenced on issue of fighter pay

While many UFC fighters are opposed to the UFC’s uniform deal with Reebok, none have been more outspoken than top middleweight Tim Kennedy. Kennedy hasn’t fought in the UFC in nearly two years following his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178, however he has been looking to return to the Octagon sooner...

Apr 13, 2016 1:05 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know how to beat Jon Jones’

Everyone including the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has not been able to crack the code on physically beating former champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Matt Hamill is the only one that has a win over Jones on record, but that came after Hamill was brutalized by elbows from Jones that were ruled illegal....

Apr 9, 2016 12:21 pm

Luke Rockhold blasts Yoel Romero for failed drug test

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is never one to hold his tongue when it comes to his thoughts on other fighters. Recently, Rockhold and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman have been trading verbal blows ahead of their UFC 199 rematch for the middleweight championship. Ahead of that fight, Rockhold has put former #1 contender...

Apr 9, 2016 12:11 pm

Rafael dos Anjos hints at next opponent

While there has been much speculation as to who will get the next lightweight title shot now that Conor McGregor has been booked to fight Nate Diaz in a rematch at UFC 200, Rafael dos Anjos already has an opponent in mind. During a recent appearance on Inside MMA, where RDA also revealed that he...

Apr 8, 2016 8:20 am

Georges St. Pierre hosting new TV show about his true passion

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre hasn’t fought in the Octagon since his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks in 2013. Recently however, there has been much talk of a potential GSP return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where many fight fans would like to see him fight Robbie Lawler. Back in...

Apr 5, 2016 12:21 pm

Anderson Silva has this message to all the keyboard critics out there

Anderson Silva is currently riding on the roughest road in his career. Coming up on his 41st birthday, “The Spider” has not racked up a win since 2012 with his initial 2015 win over Nick Diaz later being ruled a no contest due to failing a drug test. Despite the rough patch in his career...