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Aug 10, 2015 2:10 pm

Tim Kennedy blasts the UFC Fight Night 73 Reebok payouts

Tim Kennedy has taken on the role as voice of the voiceless when it comes to fighters who are afraid to voice their opinions about the UFC’s partnership with Reebok. Seeing how UFC handled Robert “Stitch” Duran’s situation, fighters have the right to want to bite their tongue. The entire band of fighters who competed...

Jul 19, 2015 7:13 am

Manager: Fedor just as likely to sign with UFC as he is with Bellator

Fedor Emelianenko’s announcement that he will be returning to the world of mixed martial arts shocked the world earlier this week. The former PRIDE Heavyweight Champion has been inactive since his last bout in 2012 when he defeated Pedro Rizzo in less than two minutes. Now no longer associated with M-1 Global, Emelianenko is free...

Jul 16, 2015 12:51 pm

Aldo Didn’t Watch UFC 189, Willing To Fight Conor In Ireland

Conor McGregor became the UFC interim featherweight champion this past weekend in Las Vegas by defeating Chad Mendes via second-round TKO in their main event fight at UFC 189. It was a fight that most MMA fans and fighters tuned in to watch, with the exception of reigning UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, who was...

Jul 12, 2015 11:04 am

UFC Fighters React to McGregor’s TKO Win over Mendes

Conor McGregor walked into a blood-stained octagon last night at “UFC 189” and put on one of the most impressive performances of his career. While it wasn’t as dominant as his past wins, McGregor proved that he is championship material and can hang with the wrestlers in the featherweight division. Mendes proved to be no...

Jul 10, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC 200 Announced For 2016, Location And Date Set

UFC’s International Fight Week is going down in Las Vegas right now, but it looks like the UFC has already made plans for next year and just announced that UFC 200 will be the major event taking place at International Fight Week 2016. They already have a date and venue set for the card, which...

Jul 10, 2015 7:33 am

Rory MacDonald Signs With Reebok Ahead Of UFC 189

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald is the latest fighter to reach an individual sponsorship deal with Reebok. UFC officials released the news yesterday and said the deal takes effect for MacDonald’s title shot this Saturday at UFC 189, against Robbie Lawler. MacDonald also shared the news via Twitter, saying that he was excited and looked forward...

Jul 7, 2015 7:53 am

Released UFC Fighter Could Not Be Happier

Now former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo, isn’t exactly broken hearted that he was recently released from the promotion, in fact, he couldn’t be happier. Jimmo took to Twitter to comment on being released, along with 13 other fighters. Jimmo explained that he was contacted personally with the news and that he is extremely happy to...

Jun 25, 2015 9:02 am

Edgar “Dissapointed” In UFC’s Decision To Give Mendes Contingency Plan

The UFC released a statement on Wednesday saying that featherweight champion Jose Aldo did not suffer a broken rib, as reported on Tuesday, but instead only had a bruised rib. Therefore, the main event will continue as planned with Aldo taking on Conor McGregor. If by some chance Aldo actually can’t go, the UFC has...

Jun 19, 2015 2:59 pm

UFC Release Full Anti-Doping Policy To The Public

  As announced in early June, as part of UFC’s Athlete Marketing and Development Program, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) will serve as the independent third-party administrator of UFC’s year-round Anti-Doping Policy beginning on July 1, 2015. USADA is universally recognized as the premier anti-doping agency, whose sole mission is to protect the rights...

Jun 17, 2015 10:44 am

UFC Champ Rousey Explains Change In Walkout Theme

UFC champion Ronda Rousey is known for a lot of things, including her walk-out song, Joan Jett’s “Bad Reputation”. Rousey talked to Marc Myers from The Wall Street Journal about her song and how it came to be. Here’s an excerpt: “Lots of professional fighters want their walkout song to sound like the “Rocky” theme—you know, regal...

Jun 15, 2015 7:08 pm

Machida Predicts UFC Champ Weidman Will Defeat Rockhold

UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman made another successful title defense at UFC 187 when he made quick work of Vitor Belfort, defeating him in just one round. It didn’t take long for Dana White to announce that Luke Rockhold was next in line a shot at the gold, although a date has yet to be...

Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Jun 3, 2015 5:42 am

Bad Numbers? “We’re Fine Thanks”, Says UFC Exec.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship did not have a very successful gate at this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 67 event in Goiania, Goias, Brazil. Accoring to reports, the “Condit vs. Alves” event drew just 3,500 fans to the venue. Just as a point of reference, that’s less than Strikeforce Challengers: “Bowling vs. Voelker” (3,656). “We...

May 27, 2015 6:10 pm

Anonymous UFC Fighters Disclose Income Loss Figures With Reebok Deal

  Iain Kidd conducted this extremely interesting survey, asking anonymous UFC/MMA fighters questions about the new Reebok deal. Kidd, a over at BloodyElbow, asked a series of questions to a group of fighters and recorded their responses. Below you will find a small excerpt from the results. Some really cool stuff here, check it out....

May 22, 2015 11:10 am

Caraway Returns, Faces Eddie Wineland At UFC on FOX 16

After a seven month layoff from action, Bryan Caraway is ready to make his return to the octagon! Caraway is scheduled to face Eddie Wineland at “UFC on FOX 16” which takes place in Chicago, Illinois. Northwest Indiana Times reported the news earlier this week. Bryan Caraway was starting to pick up some momentum with...

May 20, 2015 12:15 pm

White Mistakingly Answers Mousasi’s ‘UFC Japan’ Challenge

UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi is coming off of a victory over Costas Philippou this past weekend at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he is looking to get back into the octagon as soon as possible. With the recent announcement that UFC will be making their return to Japan in September, Mousasi jumped at the opportunity...

May 18, 2015 12:29 pm

Chris Weidman: ‘UFC Considered An Interim Champion’

UFC champion Chris Weidman is set to face Vito Belfort this weekend in a match that has been scheduled before, several times. According to the champ, when he got injured and had to pull out of the fight for a second time, the UFC actually talked to him about instating a interim middleweight champion. Weidman...

May 16, 2015 12:06 pm

UFC Fighters React to Frankie Edgar’s Win over Urijah Faber

Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber clashed in the main event of “UFC Fight Night 66” and things did not go well for the “California Kid”. Edgar was able to win all five rounds and walk out of the octagon with his hands raised. Check out how fighters from the UFC reacted during and after the...

May 15, 2015 4:58 pm

“UFC Fight Night 66: Faber vs. Edgar” Full Results

“UFC Fight Night 66” takes place at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines! Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber are set fight in the main event and Mark Munoz will be making his last appearance in the octagon. The first fight of the day kicks off at 7:00 AM Eastern Time, so make sure...

May 15, 2015 11:46 am

Former UFC Fighter Corey Hill Passes at the Age of 36

Former UFC fighter Corey Hill has passed away on Friday afternoon after battling a devastating illness at the age of 36. His wife, Lauran Hill, confirmed his passing through TMZ Sports. UFC confirmed his death on their website on Thursday, but Hill said he was still battling. Unfortunately, Hill would go on to lose the...