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Feb 17, 2018 1:55 pm

The Octagon Girls – should they stay or should they go?

As I watch You Tube footage of Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste’s theatrically enamoured reaction to UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem’s muscular torso during the UFC 141 weigh in, I cringe. Seeing her congratulatory clap, as host Joe Rogan confirms that the ‘demolition man’ has reached the magic number, I can’t help but compare her to the...

Feb 17, 2018 1:49 pm

UFC 222 Fight Card

March’s UFC 222 pay-per-view event was expected to be headlined by a featherweight title fight between current champ Max Holloway and top contender Frankie Edgar. Unfortunately for fight fans, the Hawaiian champion suffered a leg injury and was forced to pull out of his highly anticipated title fight with “The Answer”. With that news, the...

Feb 13, 2018 10:59 am

Cris Cyborg Took the Fight With Yana Kunitskaya to Build Better Relationship With UFC

With everyone looking forward to the three superfights that the UFC has in mind for this year, everyone was slightly disappointed to hear that Cris Cyborg was going to be defending her UFC women’s featherweight title against former Invicta FC bantamweight champon Yana Kunitskaya. It turns out it is still just a speed bump in...

Feb 9, 2018 6:51 pm

UFC 222 Betting Odds for New Main Event Have been Released

It is official. UFC featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg will be making a relatively quick turn around after her last title defense in December to now defend against the Invicta FC bantamweight champion, Yana Kunitskaya. The fight will be Yana’s first in the UFC and her first at 145-pounds since 2012. The oddsmakers don’t see this...

Feb 8, 2018 6:54 pm

AUDIO | Miesha Tate Doesn’t Agree with How UFC 222 was Re-Put Together

It was announced yesterday that UFC 222 had been saved. Initially what was supposed to be Max Holloway attempting to make his second featherweight title defense against Frankie Edgar turned into…well, another featherweight title fight actually but instead with the other champ! Cris Cyborg will now be headlining the event as she defends against the...

Feb 8, 2018 5:26 pm

UFC on Fox 29 Adds Strawweight Showdown

The UFC touches down in Glendale, Arizona this April and the card is really shaping up to be a great one. The event is already topped off with two all-violence level matchups featuring Dustin Poirier against Justin Gaethje in the main event and Matt Brown vs Carlos Condit in the co-main. And now the UFC...

Feb 7, 2018 6:26 pm

Report | Talk of Amanda Nunes vs Raquel Pennington is Under Way

This isn’t the first we’ve heard of the possible bantamweight title fight matchup between Raquel Pennington and the champion, Amanda Nunes. In fact, the fight was apparently on it’s way to getting finalized for UFC 219 at the end of 2017 but before the bout agreements could be signed, Pennington got into a nasty car crash...

Feb 5, 2018 7:44 pm

UFC Fight Night 128 Gets Three Bouts Announced

When it comes to the current UFC schedule, UFC Fight Night 128 in Atlantic City, New Jersey is the latest card with fights booked right now. The event will take place on April 21. The first fight announced for the event was a welterweight matchup between Siyar Bahadurzada and Luan Chagas. We now have three...

Jan 24, 2018 1:04 pm

Cris Cyborg Says Amanda Nunes Needs Her Because of Her Weak Brand

It looks like the first superfight of 2018 has finally gotten close to becoming official. Dana White said it was the fight to make. Amanda Nunes has wanted it for some time in her quest to become a two-weight champion. Cris Cyborg has said she agreed with her management for it to happen. So, it...

Jan 23, 2018 7:16 am

Opening odds released for Rose Namajunas vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk rematch

Back in November, in the first of three title fights on the UFC 217 bill, seemingly unstoppable UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk stepped into the Octagon with unheralded challenger Rose Namajunas. In a shocking upset, Namajunas put the champ Jedrzejczyk down with a first-round punch, taking the belt for herself in the process. Now, the...

Jan 17, 2018 6:15 pm

Cris Cyborg: “To be the real champ, I have to go to Bellator”

The post-UFC 219 Cris Cyborg saga continues. The question remains, “what’s next?”. Everyone and their mothers have been searching for possible answers. The option that most have been looking at and everyone is seemingly wanting(except for Cyborg herself) is a super fight with the current UFC bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes. Nunes, as well as UFC President,...

Jan 11, 2018 5:03 pm

Jessica-Rose Clark Has Home Broken Into Just Days Prior to UFC St Louis fight with Paige VanZant

It’s definitely not the type of news you would like to receive while preparing for the biggest fight of your career… UFC Flyweight, “Jessy Jess” Jessica-Rose Clark makes her sophomore appearance with the organization this Saturday in a big-time showdown with the returning star from the Strawweight division, Paige VanZant. Unfortunately…today, Jessy Jess received some...

Jan 10, 2018 6:28 pm

Sara McMann fills in for Tonya Evinger, takes on Marion Reneau at UFC on Fox 28

It appears there has been a change of plans! Initially, Sara McMann and Invicta FC Bantamweight champion, Yana Kunitskaya had both announced that they were fighting each other next at UFC on Fox 28 in Orlando, Florida on February 24. But since then, Marion Reneau vs former Invicta Bantamweight champ and recent UFC Featherweight title...

Jan 5, 2018 6:03 pm

Amanda Nunes Ready to “Leave Mark on the Sport” with Cyborg Fight

Just a few years ago, the biggest possible fight among the women would have obviously been the former UFC Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey vs at the time, the Invicta FC Featherweight champion and former Strikeforce Featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg. It was always an issue of Cyborg making 135 lbs…since that was initially the only division...

Jan 2, 2018 7:50 am

Michelle Waterson eyes two opponents for her next fight

Former Invicta atomweight champion Michelle Waterson started the year 2017 as one of the hottest contenders in the UFC strawweight division. Regrettably, the year did not unfurl the way she planned. First, she came up short to new champion Rose Namajunas, succumbing to a second-round rear-naked choke after being dropped by a head kick. Next,...

Jan 1, 2018 9:23 am

Mackenzie Dern gets booked for UFC debut

Mackenzie Dern, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace who has carved out a solid 5-0 record as a professional mixed martial artist, has finally signed with the UFC. The bright young prospect will make her long-awaited Octagon debut at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her opponent will be Ashley Yoder. This news...

Dec 31, 2017 11:39 am

After defeat of Holly Holm, Cris Cyborg gets called out by “a legit featherweight”

Last night, the UFC closed out the year 2017 with UFC 219, a stacked card that went down in the fight capital of Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event of this anticipated PPV, UFC women’s featherweight queen Cris Cyborg attempted her first UFC title defense opposite former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. In advance of...

Dec 29, 2017 10:55 am

Cyborg Squashes Beef with Dana White Ahead of UFC 219

The New Year is approaching and it is the time for resolutions. Whether they be public or something that you promise yourself, opening up a new calendar is always an excuse to change something about your life. To say that Cris Cyborg has had a roller coaster relationship with the UFC, would be an understatement....

Dec 27, 2017 7:05 pm

BREAKING | Tecia Torres Not Fighting For Title, Faces Jessica Andrade at UFC Orlando

Reports and rumors were circulating recently that the Rose Namajunas would be making her first title defense at UFC 221 in Australia…but not in a rematch with the woman she defeated for the title, Joanna Jedrzejczyk but the woman she’s 1-1 with, Tecia Torres. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the February 24 UFC on Fox...

Dec 21, 2017 6:42 am

Report | Rose Namajunas strawweight title defense in the works for UFC 221

According to a report from Bartek Stachura of Lowking.PL, Rose Namajunas will defend her new strawweight title at UFC 221 in Perth, Western Australia on February 11. Her opponent will be Tecia Torres, who she has fought twice before. Rose Namajunas vs. Tecia Torres III in the works for #UFC221 in Perth. — Bartek Stachura...