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Dec 21, 2016 9:51 am

Jose Aldo explains how UFC contract is keeping him from his dreams

Recently promoted UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has had a very public dispute with the UFC brass over the second half of this year. After Conor McGregor opted to return to welterweight for a rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202, UFC President Dana White stated that after the fight Conor McGregor must either defend...

Dec 20, 2016 7:58 pm

Tony Ferguson plans to holdout for more money from UFC

Top ranked UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson possesses arguably one of the most impressive win streaks in the UFC today. With nine straight wins, which include six finishes, and a recent unanimous decision win over former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, Ferguson is poised for a lightweight title shot. While UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor may...

Dec 20, 2016 6:35 pm

BREAKING! Mark Hunt set to return at UFC 209 in March

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Mark Hunt will return to the octagon this March when he squares off with former Strikeforce Heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem at UFC 209 in Las Vegas. Mark Hunt was last seen in action at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event where he suffered a unanimous decision loss to former UFC heavyweight...

Dec 20, 2016 11:23 am

Chael Sonnen: Why Liddell and Hughes lost their UFC jobs, but Griffin kept his

When the UFC was purchased by WME-IMG earlier this year, there followed a wave of controversial layoffs, as everyone from Tom Wright to social media specialist Shanda Maloney lost their jobs. The latest high-profile UFC employees on the chopping block were UFC Hall of Famers Matt Hughes and Chuck Liddell, who were given desk jobs...


Dec 20, 2016 10:25 am

Amanda Nunes misses UFC 207 media lunch due to illness

With less than two weeks to go until UFC 207, unfortunate news has surfaced that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been forced to miss her scheduled UFC 207 media lunch due to a minor illness. While the illness forced the champ to miss the scheduled lunch, MMAFighting’s Marc Raimondi has revealed that she...

Dec 20, 2016 9:35 am

Cody Garbrandt rips Dominick Cruz ahead of UFC 207 fight

In just under two weeks, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will step into the Octagon against undefeated Team Alpha Male prospect Cody Garbrandt for a highly anticipated fight for Cruz’ bantamweight title. With less than two weeks to go until fight night, the trash talk between the pair has certainly continued to increase, however the...

Dec 20, 2016 8:57 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in to UFC on FOX 22, also known as ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ for an action packed night of fights. While the preliminary card was certainly an exciting one, it was the main card on ‘Big Fox’ that left fight fans talking. To kick off the main card, undefeated...

Dec 20, 2016 8:36 am

Chael Sonnen leaks news about potential new UFC commentary team

Shortly following the news of the UFC being sold to WME-IMG, it was revealed that the promotion was looking to replace the ‘hype master’ style of commentating provided by Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan in order to potentially strike a new TV deal. This was followed by Eddie Bravo potentially slipping up on an episode...

Dec 19, 2016 2:14 pm

Max Holloway on Jose Aldo: ‘I have more wins than this guy has fights in the UFC’

UFC interim featherweight champion Max Holloway is already building up the expected fight with the undisputed featherweight champion Jose Aldo. With his humorous #WheresJoseWaldo campaign launched upon winning the interim title in the five-round fight against Anthony Pettis, the young and active Hawaiian is making his case for what is behind his UFC title. “Someone...

Dec 19, 2016 10:57 am

PHOTO | Diaz brothers hanging out with Sage Northcutt backstage at UFC on FOX 22

An unlikely trio was seen together backstage at the UFC on FOX 22 event that was held over the weekend in Sacramento, California. Stockton, California bad boys Nick and Nate Diaz were seen talking with Sage Northcutt backstage and Nick apparently posted a photo together along with fellow-UFC fighter Leslie Smith on his Snapchat account....

Dec 19, 2016 9:12 am

UFC on Fox 22 salaries: Urijah Faber gets $320K for final fight

The curtains have now closed on the hall of fame worthy career of Urijah Faber. The former World Extreme Cagefighting featherweight champ partook in the final fight of his career on the main card of Saturday’s UFC on Fox 22, where he defeated England’s Brad Pickett by unanimous decision. Though Faber has plenty on the...

Dec 18, 2016 12:57 pm

TJ Dillashaw sends Urijah Faber a message following retirement fight at UFC on FOX 22

Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber retired from the sport of mixed martials arts last night, this following his dominant UFC on FOX 22 victory over Brad Pickett, which took place in front of Faber`s hometown crowd in Sacramento, California. Shortly after earning the decisive victory, Faber`s former teammate and protégé TJ Dillashaw reached out...

Dec 18, 2016 12:06 pm

UFC Fighters react to Mickey Gall submitting Sage Northcutt

UFC welterweight prospect Mickey Gall was able to score another submission victory at UFC on FOX 22 last night in Sacramento, this after he forced fellow prospect Sage Northcutt to tapout to a rear-naked choke hold in the evenings co-main event. Following the victory, Gall revealed that he plans on moving down to the UFC...

Dec 18, 2016 8:44 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC on Fox 22: 16 fighters take home $2,500

Last night, the UFC touched down in Sacramento, California with UFC on Fox 22. At the moment, purses for this 13-fight card are not known. We do, however, know how much the card’s 26 fighters took home through the UFC’s frequently criticized outfitting deal with sports apparel giant Reebok. Under the UFC’s deal with Reebok,...

Dec 17, 2016 7:21 pm

VIDEO | Watch Michelle Waterson put Paige VanZant to sleep at UFC on FOX 22

A key women’s strawweight tilt between Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson served as the main event of tonight’s UFC on FOX 22 fight card in Sacramento, California. Michelle Waterson was able to dominate VanZant in tonight’s main event, eventually securing a fight-ending rear-naked choke in the very first-round. Check out the finish below: With her...

Dec 17, 2016 7:12 pm

UFC on FOX 22 Results: Michelle Waterson puts Paige VanZant to sleep

A key women’s strawweight tilt between Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson served as the main event of tonight’s UFC on FOX 22 fight card in Sacramento, California. Round one begins and Waterson throws a side kick to start. Paige comes forward and misses with a low kick. Michelle with another side kick. Paige comes forward...

Dec 17, 2016 6:42 pm

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 22 Results: Mickey Gall submits Sage Northcutt

A welterweight fight between Sage Northcutt and Mickey Gall served as the co-main event tonight’s UFC on FOX 22 fight card in Sacramento, California. Round one begins and Gall presses the action early. He lands a left jab and then dives in for a takedown attempt. He gets it and begins working from full guard. He quickly moves to...

Dec 17, 2016 6:11 pm

UFC on FOX 22 Results: Urijah Faber vs. Brad Pickett (Highlights)

A key bantamweight tilt between Urijah Faber and Brad Pickett took place during tonight’s UFC on FOX 22 main card in Sacramento. Round one begins and Pickett throws a leg kick to start. Faber presses forward and lands a jab. Pickett ducks under a punch and misses with a left hook. Faber with a front kick....

Dec 17, 2016 5:35 pm

UFC on FOX 22 Results: Alan Jouban defeats Mike Perry (Highlights)

A welterweight scrap between Mike Perry and Alan Jouban kicked off tonight’s UFC on FOX 22 main card in Sacramento, California. Round one begins and Perry quickly presses forward with a leg kick and the a side kick. He throws right and gets countered by a left hand of Jouban. Alan goes to the body...

Dec 17, 2016 4:48 pm

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 22 Results: Paul Craig submits Luis Henrique da Silva

A light heavyweight tilt between Luis Henrique da Silva and Paul Craig served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC on FOX 22 prelims in Sacramento. Round one begins and Silva lands a low kick. Craig replies with a body kick and then the fighters engage in the clinch against the cage. Silva works some knees...

Dec 17, 2016 4:30 pm

UFC on FOX 22 Results: Mizuto Hirota dominates Cole Miller

A featherweight bout between Cole Miller and Mizuto Hirota took place on today’s UFC on FOX 22 prelims in Sacramento, California. Round one begins and Miller lands a low kick and then a follow up kick to the body. Hirota shoots in and presses Cole against the cage. They break and Cole pumps a jab. Mizuto...

Dec 17, 2016 4:02 pm

UFC on FOX 22 Results: Colby Covington defeats Bryan Barberena (Highlights)

A welterweight bout between Bryan Barberena and Colby Covington took place during today’s UFC on FOX 22 prelims in Sacramento, California. Round one begins and Colby throws a high kick that is partially blocked. Bryan fires back with a low kick and then another. Covington misses with a left and then shoots in for a...

Dec 17, 2016 3:35 pm

UFC on FOX 22 Results: Alex Morono defeats James Moontasri (Highlights)

A welterweight scrap between James Moontasri and Alex Morono took place during today’s UFC on FOX 22 prelims in FS1. Round one begins and Morono misses with an early high kick. Moontasri replies with a nice one-two combination. Morono circles and throws a leg kick. James responds with one of his own. Another low kick...

Dec 17, 2016 3:05 pm

UFC on FOX 22 Results: Josh Emmett defeats Scott Holtzman (Highlights)

A lightweight scrap between Josh Emmett and Scott Holtzman took place during tonight’s UFC on FOX 22 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Emmett throws a head kick that is blocked. Holtzman replies with a right and then a left hand. Josh with a kick to the body. Scott counters with a right but...

Dec 17, 2016 2:32 pm

UFC on FOX 22 Results: Leslie Smith defeats Irene Aldana (Highlights)

A women’s bantamweight bout between Leslie Smith and Irene Aldana kicked off the UFC on FOX 22 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Smith pumps and early jab while taking the center of the octagon. She comes forward and lands a left. The women stand and exchange. Aldana with a crisp jab. Smith is...