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Jul 5, 2016 9:16 am

Jon Jones gives update on his mother’s battle with diabetes ahead of UFC 200

While Jon Jones was making his final preparations to return the Octagon earlier this year at UFC 197 against Ovince Saint Preux, his mother was battling diabetes, and looking to recover from having her leg amputated. Ahead of UFC 200, many wonder how the pound for pound kingpin’s mother has been doing leading up to...

Jul 4, 2016 1:36 pm

Interesting data on USADA tests done on UFC ranked fighters in all divisions

Here is some very interesting data put together by twitter user @dimspace on the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s testing done on the UFC ranked fighters for every division. The data depicts the number of fights the athlete has had since October 2015 and the number of times they have been tested by USADA. Testing by Weight...

Jul 4, 2016 1:34 pm

UFC welterweight: ‘Fighting has never paid enough’

Fighter pay is always an interesting topic that brings debate from all angles. Recently, undefeated UFC welterweight Alberto Mina commented on his UFC pay and interestingly looks at his compensation with the UFC in a way that you typically don’t hear from many fighters. “Fighting for me is above and beyond just money,” Mina told...


Jul 4, 2016 10:53 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: It’s Time – Full Episode

Are you ready for UFC 200? Check out this amazing 44-minute promotional video from the UFC, highlighting the biggest fights on the historical UFC 200 pay-per-view card taking place on July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. From the video description: “Eight of the greatest fighters on earth will stop at nothing to be victorious at...

Jul 3, 2016 7:31 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200: Counterpunch – Cormier vs Jones 2

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to rematch UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9. The two will look to settle their differences in the Octagon to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts and crown one man the undisputed champion. Take a look...

Jul 3, 2016 6:28 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen explains why Conor McGregor will lose to Nate Diaz at UFC 202

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen is a very knowledgeable fight analyst for ESPN and has some interesting things to say about the rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Sonnen doesn’t think the outcome of their rematch will be any different from their first meeting at UFC 196 back in March...

Jul 3, 2016 6:10 pm

UFC notified by USADA of another ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has notified the UFC of another “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation.” The UFC released a statement on Sunday regarding UFC middleweight Ricardo Abreu being flagged by USADA. From the UFC: “The UFC organization was notified that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Ricardo Abreu of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation...

Jul 3, 2016 12:27 pm

Matt Hughes would ‘love’ to fight Matt Serra at UFC 205 in MSG

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes revealed that he would come out of retirement for a fight with fellow former welterweight title holder and bitter rival Matt Serra. A fan tweeted Hughes asking “Matt Hughes will you fight Matt Serra at MSG?”, the UFC Hall of Famer responded with the following: I would love to...

Jul 2, 2016 1:14 pm

Bryan Caraway & Miesha Tate want to be first couple to simultaneously hold UFC titles

Back in March, in the co-main event of UFC 196, Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In less than one week, Miesha Tate will look to defend her championship belt on the main card of UFC 200 against Amanda Nunes. In the meantime, Tate’s boyfriend Bryan Caraway, who is...

Jul 2, 2016 12:18 pm

VIDEO | Top 8 finishes from UFC 200 fighters

In one week, the UFC will hold arguably the most historic event of all time on July 9th in Las Vegas, UFC 200. The event will feature numerous high-profile bouts including Jones vs. Cormier II, Lesnar vs. Hunt, Aldo vs. Edgar II, and more! Ahead of the historic event, take a look at the top...

Jul 2, 2016 10:00 am

Artem Lobov vs. Chris Avila set for UFC 202

As if ‘UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor II’ wasn’t already going to be tense enough between the two teams, now both men have teammates fighting one another. Conor McGregor’s teammate Artem Lobov will fight Diaz Brother protege Chris Avila on the highly anticipated event on August 20th. Lobov is riding a 2-fight losing streak into...

Jul 1, 2016 8:21 pm

UFC releases statement on fighter not being suspended after failing drug test

Earlier this week, controversial news surfaced that UFC heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk had failed a USADA administered out-of-competition drug test for Meldonium. The controversial aspect of the story is that Omielanczuk will not be suspended for the drug test due to the fact that the substance was added to the banned substance list on January 1st,...

Jul 1, 2016 8:10 pm

Brock Lesnar was initially negotiating for fight at UFC 205

In the co-main event of UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated UFC return against Mark Hunt after nearly 5 years away from the Octagon. The UFC announced Lesnar’s return during the broadcast of UFC 199, just over a month before his scheduled fight on July 9th at UFC...

Jul 1, 2016 7:55 pm

UFC heavyweight fails USADA drug test, won’t be provisionally suspended

News surfaced Friday evening that UFC heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk had failed a USADA-administered out-of-competition drug test and been notified of a potential anti-doping policy violation according to MMAFighting. Omielanczuk tested positive for meldonium, which is on the WADA banned substance list as of January 1st. The strange part of Omielanczuk’s case is that he won’t...

Jul 1, 2016 12:07 pm

Ariel Helwani makes fantastic suggestion for UFC 200 with roster of commentators

UFC 200 is a historical card for the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world. The stacked card has some of the UFC’s biggest stars, two UFC championship world title fights, a UFC interim title fight, along with the return of WWE superstar and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. With the momentous card,...

Jul 1, 2016 11:04 am

PHOTO | UFC Octagon girl Vanessa Hanson goes topless ‘for work’

The UFC Octagon Girls are the beauties opposite to the killer athletes that clash in competition. Former Strikeforce ring girl turned UFC Octagon Girl Vanessa Hanson has turned many heads since joining the UFC and continues to do so with her stunning looks. Hanson made some time to put up a hot photo for her...

Jun 30, 2016 9:42 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200: Jose Aldo – Focused and Determined

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently coming off the first loss of his UFC career at the hands of Conor McGregor back in December. In addition to the loss being the first of his UFC career, Aldo lost his UFC featherweight championship in the fight, something he is obsessed with reclaiming. Ahead of...

Jun 30, 2016 10:44 am

Jon Jones on UFC 200 training: “I’ve done almost zero weightlifting”

Prior to Jon Jones’ return to the Octagon in April at UFC 197, the pound for pound kingpin packed on a considerable amount of muscle. Many questioned whether or not this would have a significant impact on Jones’ performance inside the Octagon given that he was carrying so much extra muscle. After his unanimous decision...

Jun 30, 2016 10:09 am

Jacare Souza ready to make UFC return following surgery

In May, Jacare Souza picked up arguably the biggest win of his UFC career when he defeated Vitor Belfort via 1st round TKO. With the win, Souza became the presumptive #1 contender at middleweight, leading many to expect him to get a title shot over the winner of UFC 199’s Rockhold-Weidman rematch. With just two...

Jun 30, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier begins weight cut 10 days out from UFC 200

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 main event fight with Jon Jones for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. The fight is not only one of the most highly anticipated rematches of all time, it will headline one of the most historic events of all time. In the...

Jun 29, 2016 7:18 pm

Two suspects charged in the hit-and-run death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo

Two suspects have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo. Edmonton Police Service confirmed with MMA Fighting on Wednesday that 23-year-old Anthony Getschel was arrested and charged with “second degree murder, criminal negligence causing death, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, and fail to stop...

Jun 29, 2016 1:06 pm

VIDEO | Jimmy Kimmel starts petition to ban punching and kicking in the UFC

Jimmy Kimmel always has an interesting way of stirring up some mischief for your viewing pleasure in the most classic ways. Ahead of the UFC’s monumental UFC 200 event in July, Kimmel sent out his crew to UFC 199, which took place in California to bring more TLC to the UFC. From the video description:...

Jun 29, 2016 9:01 am

Neil Magny vs. Dong Hyun Kim set for UFC 202

The UFC 202 card is shaping up, and looks absolutely stacked! The event, which goes down August 20th, features a headlining bout between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, as well as a co-main event bout between Anthony Johnson & Glover Teixeira. In addition, Carlos Condit will fight Demian Maia, and Donald Cerrone will fight Rick...