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Nov 2, 2017 6:00 am

Derek Brunson calls out Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold, Weidman responds

Last weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s action packed returned to Sao Paulo, Brazil, Derek Brunson shot up the middleweight rankings with a first-round drubbing of Lyoto Machida. Post-fight, when pressed by on-duty color commentator Daniel Cormier, Brunson issued a fun callout of former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. On Wednesday night, Brunson...

Nov 1, 2017 10:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Colby Covington shoots up welterweight ranks

UFC Fight Night 119 took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil over the weekend. Colby Covington made a lot of noise there in Brazil after beating the most recent UFC welterweight title challenger, Demian Maia. Covington lashed out at the fans in Brazil and made some people upset, despite later explaining he is just having fun...

Oct 31, 2017 12:10 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Releases An Emotional Apology for Use of a Gay Slur

When Andre Fili bested his training partner Artem Lobov at UFC Gdansk, most of the eyes were on Conor McGregor screaming his voice out cageside. However, even more attention was drawn towards  the champ champ after the fight was over. BT Sport and UFC Europe both deleted video of McGregor walking Lobov back to the...

Oct 30, 2017 1:47 pm

ATT co-founder cuts ties with team and condemns Colby Covington’s behavior

Colby Covington made sure to get people to pay attention to him following his win over Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 119. Following a unanimous decision win in Sao Paulo over the former UFC middleweight and welterweight title challenger, Covington degraded Brazil and Brazilian fans in his post-fight Octagon interview. Covington referred to the...

Oct 30, 2017 12:29 pm

Jorge Masvidal defends Colby Covington after recent backlash

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s action-packed return to Sao Paulo, Brazil, surging UFC welterweight Colby Covington picked up the biggest win of his career thus far, defeating Demian Maia with a dominant unanimous decision. As impressive as Covington’s win was, however, it has been somewhat overshadowed by his headline-dominating his post-fight...

Oct 30, 2017 5:58 am

Demian Maia updates on retirement plans after Colby Covington loss

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s return to Sao Paulo, Brazil, long-time welterweight contender Demian Maia stepped into the cage for a fight with the rising Colby Covington. Though Maia showed off plenty of heart in this fight, he was soundly beaten, ultimately giving up a unanimous decision after three bloody...

Oct 29, 2017 6:09 pm

Colby Covington claims to have been threatened by Lyoto Machida backstage

Perhaps the biggest story to emerge from the UFC’s Saturday-night stop in Sao Paulo, Brazil followed Colby Covington’s controversial post-fight speech. In this speech, which occurred moments after he was awarded a unanimous decision win over Demian Maia, Covington referred to Brazil as a “dump,” and the crowd in attendance as “filthy animals.” In an...

Oct 29, 2017 4:48 pm

Demian Maia issues statement after loss to Colby Covington

Last night, the UFC returned to Brazil with an action-packed stop in the city of Sao Paulo. In the co-main event, one of the country’s top fighters, Demian Maia, returned against surging contender Colby Covington. Despite a spirited effort, Maia ultimately came up short in this fight, giving up a unanimous decision after three bloody...

Oct 29, 2017 11:04 am

Colby Covington issues a “formal apology” following UFC Sao Paulo

Colby Covington has issued what he is calling a “formal apology” following his controversial post-fight interview last night in Sao Paulo, Brazil. “Chaos” made headlines yesterday when he called Brazil a “dump” and it’s people “filthy animals” following his unanimous decision victory over submission specialist Demian Maia. “I should have knocked him (Demian Maia) out....

Oct 28, 2017 10:33 pm

VIDEO | Colby Covington trashed Brazil and called out Tyron Woodley in post-fight interview

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington trashed Brazil and called out current division champion Tyron Woodley in his post-fight interview after defeating Demain Maia at UFC Fight Night 119. Check out Covington’s controversial post-fight interview below: That's not nice #UFCSP pic.twitter.com/VoN0AQ1Nz9 — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) October 29, 2017 “I should have knocked him (Demian Maia)...

Oct 27, 2017 7:26 am

New York Athletic Commission Allows Instant Replay for UFC 217

Back at UFC 210 in New York, Gegard Mousasi stopped Chris Weidman with a vicious knee and won the fight. Of course, some didn’t see it that way. Internet fans, media and even officials disagreed on if Mousasi’s controversial strike was legal or not. What complicated matters, was that instant replay was not legal to...

Oct 24, 2017 2:25 pm

Andre Fili Comments on ‘Fake’ Conor McGregor After His Use of a Gay Slur

Andre Fili put on a great performance against Artem Lobov at UFC Gdansk, but unfortunately it was overshadowed by Conor McGregor twice. In the midst of the fight before his right hand man Lobov would square off against Team Alpha Male’s Fili, the crowd erupted as McGregor entered the arena. This fever pitch was only...

Oct 20, 2017 8:57 pm

Rory MacDonald was not happy with the decision of tonight’s Bellator 185 main event

Gegard Mousasi made his Bellator MMA debut this evening fighting veteran Alexander Shlemenko in the main event of Bellator 185. The top ranked middleweight, Mousasi, had a very solid opening round but was rocked by one overhand left from Alexander which resulted in his right eye swelling closed. The big overhand left from @StormShlemenko that...

Oct 19, 2017 7:50 am

Vitor Belfort announces upcoming showdown with Uriah Hall

According to a Thursday-morning Instagram post, MMA legend Vitor Belfort’s next fight is booked. In his post, Belfort claims he will fight flashy striking specialist Uriah Hall at a UFC event on January 14th, the location of which has not yet been announced. See Belfort’s post below! Acabo de assinar o contrato para lutar no...

Oct 19, 2017 7:35 am

Sam Alvey is enduring an absolutely massive weight cut ahead of UFC Gdansk

Weight-cutting is an extremely controversial topic in combat sports. After “The Motown Phenom” Kevin Lee endured a massive, 21-pound cut ahead of his recent UFC 216 showdown with Tony Ferguson, this topic became more controversial than ever. Now, that trend should continue, as UFC middleweight Sam Alvey is enduring an absolutely gargantuan cut ahead of...

Oct 15, 2017 11:56 am

After successful surgery, Germaine de Randamie begins training for next fight

It’s been a turbulent few year for Germaine de Randamie. After winning the inaugural UFC featherweight title with a controversial decision win over former bantamweight champion Holly Holm, de Randamie was stripped of that title based on her refusal to fight featherweight great Cris “Cyborg” Justino. From there, de Randamie shared her intention to drop...

Oct 12, 2017 3:36 pm

Dana White Responds to Mark Hunt’s Comments After Being Pulled From UFC Sydney

When Mark Hunt is unhappy with something, he definitely lets you know it. The UFC recently announced that Fabricio Werdum would be stepping in for Mark Hunt to fight Marcin Tybura at UFC Sydney. The news came to a surprise for Hunt, who took to social media to absolutely rake the UFC and Dana White...

Oct 7, 2017 3:19 pm

UFC 216 Live Results

Stay glued to this page for all of tonight’s UFC 216 Live Results. The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas tonight for the promotions UFC 216 fight card. The event is headlined by an interim lightweight title fight featuring Tony Ferguson taking on Kevin Lee. Tony Ferguson will enter the title fight...

Oct 2, 2017 7:30 pm

A “devastated” Conor McGregor sends love to his adopted hometown of Las Vegas

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was “devastated” after hearing of the massacre that left at least 59 people dead and hundreds injured in his adopted hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada. The Irish superstar took to Instagram where he issued the following message sending love and prayers to the victims, families and everyone affected by the...

Oct 2, 2017 2:25 pm

George Foreman calls out Steven Seagal to fight in Las Vegas

What are your thoughts on a fight competition between former heavyweight boxing world champion George Foreman and martial arts movie star Steven Seagal? Well, that was just thrown out there into the world by Foreman himself. Foreman tweeted the following tweets on Monday: Foreman: Steven Seagal, I challenge you One on one, I use boxing...

Oct 2, 2017 11:24 am

GGG camp hesitant to accept Canelo rematch in Las Vegas after scoring debacle

On September 16, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez stepped through the ropes for arguably the most important boxing match of the year. While the fight was a definite thriller, it unfortunately ended in controversy, as the judges ruled it a draw when the majority of the combat sports community believed GGG had done...

Oct 1, 2017 5:18 pm

UFC 216 Fight Card and Start Time

The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this Saturday for the promotions UFC 216 fight card. The event is headlined by an interim lightweight title fight featuring Tony Ferguson taking on Kevin Lee. Tony Ferguson will enter the title fight sporting an impressive nine fight win streak. “El Cucuy” was most recently...

Oct 1, 2017 1:08 pm

UFC Fighters will be allowed to use CBD in 2018

UFC fighters will be allowed to use CBD in 2018. The news comes after WADA announced their updated list of prohibitive substances, which included the removal of CBD. Cannabidiol (CBD) is an active cannabinoid in marijuana. CBD is used in several different medical applications and does not include the psychoactivity that THC is known for....

Oct 1, 2017 8:09 am

Kevin Lee reacts to news that Adalaide Byrd won’t be judging his UFC 216 fight

On September 16, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin finally met in the boxing ring. Though the majority of fight fans seem to believe Golovkin did enough to win this bout, controversial judge Adalaide Byrd scored it a baffling  118-110 for Canelo. In the wake of this controversy, Byrd has been given a bit of a...

Sep 30, 2017 2:34 pm

UFC 219 Fight Card and Rumors

The UFC 219 fight card will serve as the final Ultimate Fighting Championship event of 2017. The pay-per-view event is set to take place on December 30 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. UFC 219 currently does not have a main event but could potentially feature a trilogy bout between Nate Diaz and Conor...