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May 18, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo vows to “get that piece of s**t” Conor McGregor

While Jose Aldo is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 interim featherweight title fight against Frankie Edgar, an eventual rematch with Conor McGregor seems to be the main focus of Aldo. Aldo spoke to media members in Brazil prior to UFC 198, where he discussed his fight against Edgar, a rematch with Conor McGregor,...

May 17, 2016 10:33 am

Surprising odds released for Cris Cyborg bouts versus Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate

Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend with a successful finish of Leslie Smith in the first round. Cyborg’s only UFC fight was at a 140 pound catchweight, which isn’t typical in the UFC. However, oddsmakers did release odds for Cyborg in fights against Ronda Rousey and...

May 16, 2016 12:07 pm

Vitor Belfort opens up following devastating loss to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

Vitor Belfort suffered a first-round TKO at the hands of Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in the UFC 198 co-main event over the weekend in Curitiba, Brazil. The win for “Jacare” likely puts him at the top of the middleweights for the next to contend for the championship belt. However, for Belfort, it sets him back in...

May 16, 2016 11:29 am

Conor McGregor working on his jiu-jitsu

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got some training in with BJJ black belt pioneer Chris Haueter recently. Haueter is one of the first American black belt jiu-jitsu practitioners and is a part of the “BJJ Dirty Dozen”, which is a group of 12 practitioners outside Brazil to achieve the rank of black belt in BJJ....


May 16, 2016 10:56 am

Matt Brown’s attacker is pressing charges?

Rodrigo Botti, a former trainer of UFC welterweight Matt Brown allegedly attacked Brown at his hotel in Brazil on Sunday after his UFC 198 fight with Demian Maia. Video was released of the incident following Botti’s alleged attack on Brown. The video shows a man who has been identified as Vinicius “Pequeno” Lemos punishing Botti...

May 15, 2016 7:24 pm

Fighters react to Stipe Miocic’s knockout victory over Fabricio Werdum

Stipe Miocic silenced the crowd in Curitiba, Brazil on Saturday night, this after he knocked hometown hero Fabricio Werdum out cold with one punch in the first-round of their UFC 198 main event title fight. The fight-ending right hand Miocic delivered to the chin of Werdum earned Stipe the UFC’s coveted heavyweight championship. Here is...

May 15, 2016 3:22 pm

Video | Matt Brown’s attacker gets caught and beat down

Matt Brown was slapped and grabbed by fans during his walkout to the octagon at last night’s UFC 198 event in Curitiba, Brazil. After being submitted by Demian Maia in the third-round of their prelim-headlining fight, Brown returned to his hotel where he was assaulted by a man who ran in and sucker punched him....

May 15, 2016 1:46 pm

Video | “Jacare” Souza wants the belt after beating Vitor Belfort

“Jacare” Souza earned a dominant first-round TKO finish over former UFC champion Vitor Belfort in the co-main event of last night’s UFC 198 fight card in Curitiba, Brazil. Following the fight “Jacare” made it clear that he wants to fight for the UFC middleweight championship in his next bout. Current UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold...

May 15, 2016 1:36 pm

Video | Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort highlights

Ronaldo Souza put on a dominant performance against former UFC champion Vitor Belfort at last night’s UFC 198 event in Brazil. “Jacare” was able to finish “The Phenom” in the fight’s very first-round earning a TKO stoppage. With the victory, Souza looks to be in prime position for a shot at the winner of next...

May 15, 2016 1:27 pm

Video | Fabricio Werdum reacts to KO loss, calls for a rematch with Miocic

Fabricio Werdum reacts to losing his UFC heavyweight championship to Stipe Miocic at last night’s UFC 198 event, which took place in Werdum’s hometown of Curitiba Brazil. Werdum is hoping that he can have an immediate rematch with Miocic, and suggested that the fight take place at July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Do...

May 15, 2016 12:48 pm

Miesha Tate offers Cyborg a bantamweight title fight

Current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate was very impressed by Cristiane Justino’s octagon debut last night at UFC 198. “Cyborg” earned a dominant first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith at yesterday’s pay-per-view event in Curitiba, Brazil. Following Justino’s 81-second victory, “Cupcake” took to Twitter to offer “Cyborg” the following invitation: Impressive performance by @criscyborg...

May 14, 2016 10:22 am

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic discusses fight with Fabricio Werdum

Tonight in Curitiba, Brazil, Stipe Miocic heads into enemy territory as he looks to capture the UFC heavyweight championship in his fight with Fabricio Werdum in the main event of UFC 198. Ahead of the fight, Miocic did a video streaming session, which you can see above!

May 14, 2016 9:36 am

Conor McGregor’s latest bold declaration

While Conor McGregor has been sidelined ahead of UFC 200, where he was originally slated to fight Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated rematch, that hasn’t prevented McGregor from keeping his name in the headlines. Although highly unlikely, a potential boxing match between McGregor and famed prizefighter Floyd Mayweather has been rumored for several weeks...

May 14, 2016 9:29 am

How being dominated by Anderson Silva changed Demian Maia’s career

Back in 2010, Demian Maia competed against Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight championship in just his 14th professional MMA fight. The fight went the full 5 rounds, and drew quite a bit of criticism for Silva, who taunted Maia throughout the entire fight while appearing to never look to ‘pull the trigger’ and knock...

May 13, 2016 10:04 pm

Jose Aldo offers to fight Conor McGregor in the street

Conor McGregor once made a comment that if this was the medieval times, he would ride into the favelas of Brazil on horseback, and kill everyone who was unfit to work. After Aldo was KOd stiff in just 13 seconds at UFC 194, where he lost his featherweight championship, he stated that he would fight...

May 13, 2016 9:43 pm

Stat breakdown of Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith

Tonight, UFC 198 goes down in Curitiba, Brazil. The event will be the first time Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg fights inside the Octagon, as she faces Leslie Smith. Going into the fight, Cyborg is a massive favorite to defeat Smith, who has a 8-6-1 record as a professional. While the odds seem extremely one...

May 13, 2016 11:27 am

#FBF 2002 Joe Rogan featured on the cover of Black Belt Magazine

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is no slouch when it comes to participating in martial arts. Rogan is a taekwondo and Brazilan jiu-jitsu black belt and is very knowledgeable in mixed martial arts, which makes him a great commentator for the UFC. Check out Rogan featured on the cover of Black Belt Magazine back in...

May 13, 2016 1:13 am

VIDEO | Leslie Smith opens up and talks about an MMA fighter’s association

“Nobody wants to get on the bad side of the UFC,” said Leslie Smith regarding fighter pay and an MMA fighter’s association while talking with the MMA Fighting in Curitiba, Brazil ahead of UFC 198. Smith will welcome Cris Cyborg in her UFC debut in a 140 pound catchweight fight. Cyborg is the 145 pound...

May 11, 2016 9:02 am

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum details lucrative contract

As UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum gears up to defend his title against Stipe Miocic on Saturday at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, ‘Vai Calvao’ is enjoying the fruits of his labor. In the video above, you can see Fabricio Werdum discussing his fight with Stipe Miocic, and how his life has changed since winning...

May 11, 2016 8:37 am

Anderson Silva undergoes successful surgery

Unfortunate news broke Tuesday night that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 bout with Uriah Hall this Saturday due to a problem with his gallbladder. This situation quickly went from bad to worse as it was revealed that Silva would need his gallbladder removed as soon as...

May 10, 2016 9:30 pm

Tim Kennedy looking to step in & fight Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View scrap against Uriah Hall with a condition that could see ‘The Spider’ have his gallbladder removed. With less than a week to go until fight night, Tim Kennedy, who has been out of the Octagon since...

May 10, 2016 10:54 am

Carlos Condit is a white belt?

It is really hard to believe that Carlos Condit is a white belt, according to traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu technical skills in the gi. With 13 submissions on his record, “The Natural Born Killer” has never trained in the gi, until now. Condit posted a statement on his Facebook page addressing his journey into the world...

May 10, 2016 8:18 am

Bigfoot Silva blasts critics following TKO loss

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was TKOd in just 16 seconds by Stefan Struve. The loss to Struve made it 2 straight for Bigfoot, who is just 1-4 in his last 5 fights. Following the loss, Bigfoot took to social media to blast his critics in Portuguese. MMAFighting...

May 6, 2016 9:38 pm

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez opens up on “kinda depressing” back injury

Back in February, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum were slated to have a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC heavyweight championship at UFC 196. Ultimately, both men were forced to withdraw from the bout with injuries, and the event became ‘UFC FN: Hendricks vs. Thompson’. Now, Fabricio Werdum is slated to fight Stipe Miocic in...

May 4, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan explains why MMA should have no gloves or wrist taping

UFC color commentator and well-versed martial artist Joe Rogan feels that MMA should not have any gloves or wrist taping for competition. Why? Rogan feels that the sport would actually be safer without them. Rogan spoke about the subject on his podcast recently with guest Steve Maxell who is an American fitness coach, physical educator,...

May 3, 2016 12:44 pm

Cris Cyborg razzes Ronda Rousey and her boxing on Power 106 radio

Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino is still looking for her fight with former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Fans have been calling for the superfight between the two for a long time, but the demand for the fight dwindled a bit when Rousey lost the belt to Holly Holm back in November. “Cyborg” is still the...

May 1, 2016 8:29 am

Video | Anderson Silva’s son has a bright future in MMA

Does Anderson Silva’s son plan on following in his father’s footsteps? Check out the above video where “Little Silva” shows off some impressive strikes and creative movement. As for his father, the former UFC middleweight champion is busy preparing for his UFC 198 fight with Uriah Hall which takes place in “The Spider’s” hometown of...