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Aug 5, 2016 11:26 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz tells boxing promoters to buy out his UFC contract

Nick Diaz is fresh off an 18-month suspension after testing positive for marijuana. Now eligible to resume his MMA career, Diaz has stated that he is only willing to compete against big names and do big fights that will equate to big dollars. Recently, Diaz was asked if he would ever fight in the boxing...


Aug 5, 2016 7:50 am

Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson 2 official for UFC 204

After a period of much speculation, it has officially been announced that Michael Bisping’s first middleweight title defense will be against Dan Henderson at UFC 204. Bisping made the announcement on his podcast: “Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping for the 185 pound middleweight title, October 8 from Manchester — live on pay-per-view. Do not miss...

Aug 5, 2016 2:40 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 appetizer – Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 1 full fight

As UFC 202 approaches, the UFC has unlocked for a limited time the full fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz 1, which took place at UFC 196. Take a closer look and go back and review just how their first fight played out. Do you notice anything after being able to watch and review...

Aug 4, 2016 1:53 pm

Officials announce Cris Cyborg to headline her first UFC event, Renan Barao also added

The UFC announced on Thursday that Cris “Cyborg” Justino is set to headline UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil on September 24. É OFICAIL! @criscyborg fará a luta principal do #UFCBrasília, 24 de setembro. Saiba mais > https://t.co/OWylweiUwq pic.twitter.com/6lCc8bfF8G — UFC BRASIL (@ufc_brasil) August 4, 2016 Cyborg will meet Lina Lansberg, who will be making...

Aug 4, 2016 9:29 am

VIDEO | UFC rankings update post-UFC 201

This past weekend, fight fans saw an action packed night of fights at UFC 201 in Atlanta, Georgia. The event was praised by fans as a thrilling one, which ultimately saw Tyron Woodley claim the UFC welterweight championship in the main event by knocking out Robbie Lawler. On the heels of the event, Forrest Griffin...

Aug 4, 2016 9:21 am

Jake Ellenberger recalls period of uncertainty regarding future with UFC

When Jake Ellenberger stepped into the Octagon to fight Matt Brown on the main card of UFC 201 last month, ‘The Juggernaut’ knew he was in a must-win situation. Ellenberger entered the bout on a 2-fight losing streak, going 1-4 in his last 5 fights. Ellenberger put on a spectacular performance as he dropped Brown...

Aug 4, 2016 2:11 am

UFC fighter Teruto Ishihara hates MMA, boxing, wrestling, and grappling

Teruto Ishihara has surely made it a long way with not having a particular interest in fighting. The UFC featherweight has made it to the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world and is quite frank about why he is a fighter. “Yashabo” says that the only reason he fights is to pick up...

Aug 3, 2016 10:03 pm

Cris Cyborg reportedly set to headline UFC FN 95

After making her successful UFC debut at UFC 198 earlier this year by knocking out Leslie Smith, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is reportedly set to headline UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24th. The event will be held in Brasilia, Brazil, and according to MMAWeekly will see Cyborg square off against UFC newcomer...

Aug 3, 2016 9:12 pm

Amanda Nunes explains the power of a UFC championship belt

Many years ago, former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia revealed that he slept with the UFC championship belt after winning it by knocking out Ricco Rodriguez at UFC 41. Fast forward thirteen years, and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is doing the same thing Sylvia once did. She spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss how...

Aug 3, 2016 2:14 pm

Two high-profile bouts targeted for UFC 204

While there has been no official word as to what fight will headline UFC 204 on October 8th, there are two high profile fights that are being targeted for the card. In addition to the rumored Bisping vs. Henderson rematch going down in the main event, MMAFighting is reporting that Jimi Manuwa vs. Ovince Saint...

Aug 3, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | UFC 201: The Thrill & Agony (preview)

In the main event of UFC 201 this past weekend, Tyron Woodley shocked the world as he knocked out Robbie Lawler in just minutes to claim the UFC welterweight championship. While the fight was a short one, it was an extremely impressive one for Woodley, who left the Octagon unscathed according to the UFC 201...

Aug 3, 2016 10:40 am

UFC officially announces Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson

After a brief period of anticipation, the UFC has officially announced Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson. Reports emerged earlier this week that the former lightweight champ would be returning to the Octagon in November to fight #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated showdown, however there had been no official word on...

Aug 3, 2016 2:02 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz punks fans picking Conor McGregor to win UFC 202 rematch

Nate Diaz is ready to show the world that the first fight with Conor McGregor was no fluke as he prepares for the rematch set for UFC 202 on August 20. While doing a media tour recently, Diaz appeared in a skit on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to surprise some unsuspecting fans of Conor McGregor. From...

Aug 2, 2016 9:30 pm

PHOTO | Alistair Overeem looking slimmed down ahead of UFC 203

In just over a month, MMA legend Alistair Overeem will step into the Octagon to fight UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in a highly anticipated showdown. Overeem is riding a 4-fight win streak that most recently saw him knock out Andrei Arlovski with a jumping front kick in the Netherlands at ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’....

Aug 2, 2016 1:14 pm

UFC 2016 moments summed up into one photo

2016 is far from over and it already has produced some historic moments in and out of the Octagon. From Nate Diaz handing Conor McGregor his first UFC loss to Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar testing positive for banned substances, fans have been taken for a wild ride with everything that has gone down with...

Aug 2, 2016 12:33 pm

Nate Diaz says the UFC is hoping that he loses rematch against Conor McGregor

UFC veteran Nate Diaz has gained a ton of fans and exposure since beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196 in March. With their scheduled rematch set for UFC 202 in August, Diaz told Megan Olivi on UFC Fight Pass that he feels that the UFC is setting him up and hoping that...

Aug 2, 2016 11:07 am

Carlos Condit sick with UFC’s Reebok deal: ‘Something needs to be done’

UFC veteran Carlos Condit is very cognizant of the fact that he may not be fighting professionally for much longer, even with his love for the sport. While previously hinting at retirement, Condit could not get away from the fight game for too long following his title fight loss to the now former champion Robbie...

Aug 2, 2016 10:29 am

Rapper bashes Joe Rogan, threatens to punch UFC commentator

Earlier this month a video went viral of aspiring rapper Kasper Knight shooting himself in the mouth in order to get publicity. While many, including UFC commentator Joe Rogan mocked Knight for the act, which some viewed as an act of desperation, the rapper is now turning the tables on his critics. Knight took to...

Aug 2, 2016 9:58 am

UFC 201 medical suspensions

This past Saturday, fight fans witnessed an action packed night of fights headlined by a welterweight title scrap that saw Tyron Woodley capture the UFC welterweight championship by knocking out Robbie Lawler in just minutes. In the wake of the event, MMAFighting obtained the medical suspensions for the fighters on the event. As always, fighters...

Aug 2, 2016 8:14 am

UFC brass reportedly “unclear” on Ronda Rousey’s future

Earlier this month, when Amanda Nunes defeated Miesha Tate to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship, it was revealed that Ronda Rousey could receive an immediate title shot against the newly crowed champ. While there was no word on whether or not Rousey would take the offer, news has now surfaced that the UFC is...

Aug 2, 2016 7:00 am

UFC 201 salary report

This past Saturday, the UFC headed to Atlanta, Georgia to hold UFC 201. The event was an action packed one, with fight fans taking to social media to praise the card. In the co-main event, Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeated Rose Namajunas to become the #1 contender at strawweight, likely earning herself a crack at Joanna Jedrzejczyk....

Aug 1, 2016 12:59 pm

PHOTO | Khabib blasts Alvarez “You only have one UFC victory”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is not impresses with current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez’s latest win streak. In fact, “The Eagle” is claiming that Alvarez really only has one legitimate UFC victory under his belt. Here is what Nurmagomedov had to say about Alvarez on Instagram: So Alvarerez says that I never fight with top fighters and...

Aug 1, 2016 12:36 pm

BREAKING! BJ Penn targeted to return at UFC Manila this October

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn will return to the octagon on October 15 in Manila, Philippines, when he meets former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas. The UFC Hall of Fame fighter, Penn, has not stepped foot in the cage since his July 2014 loss to Frankie Edgar. The BJ Penn vs....