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Sep 29, 2016 9:18 am

Wanderlei Silva invites Jose Aldo to fight in Rizin

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently still under contract with the UFC, the offers have begun to pour in for the former featherweight kingpin to jump to other promotions. After it was revealed that Conor McGregor would hold onto his UFC featherweight championship despite moving up to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez...

Sep 28, 2016 8:11 am

Claudia Gadelha Has Her Next Fight Lined Up

In late 2014, Brazil’s Claudia Gadelha lost a hotly debated split decision to Poland’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk. In July of this year, the two women went at it again, this time with Jedrzejczyk’s well-guarded strawweight title on the line. While Gadelha started strong in this rematch, she ultimately faded down the stretch, and surrendered another decision loss...

Sep 27, 2016 11:06 am

Dana White explains fighter pay, who makes the majority of the revenue and why

Let’s face it. Just about every person out there can make an argument for why they should be getting paid more for their job. However, when you look at it from a UFC fighter’s perspective, they are in a pretty unique situation. As Nate Diaz pointed out, MMA fighters are the entertainment not just for...


Sep 26, 2016 4:57 pm

Cris Cyborg walked into Octagon against Lina Lansberg weighing 170 pounds?

Cris Cyborg’s journey on her dreadful weight cut to make the agreed catchweight of 140 pounds may have gotten more attention that her actual fight against Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night 95 over the weekend. With less than a week out from their fight, Cyborg stated on The MMA Hour that she was weighing...

Sep 26, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO: Watch Gabi Garcia dominate and submit Destanie Yarbrough at RIZIN 2

Gabi Garcia remained undefeated on Saturday and moved to 3-0 after submitting Destanie Yarbrough with an Americana shoulder lock. Fighting under the Japanese RIZIN banner for the third time, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt took Yarbrough to the mat three minutes into the opening round and dominated her opponent from there. Garcia got top control...

Sep 25, 2016 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Roy Nelson reveals what he said to John McCarthy following kick in the butt

Veteran UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson made headlines yesterday evening in Brazil for all the wrong reasons. Following his knockout victory over former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio Silva, an irate Nelson decided to flip-off and then kick referee John McCarthy for not stopping the contest earlier. At the UFC Fight Night 95 post-fight press conference...

Sep 25, 2016 12:04 pm

Krazy Horse and Wanderlei Silva go at it again backstage at RIZIN

Earlier this week bitter rivals Charles ‘Krazy Horse’ Bennett and former PRIDE champion Wanderlei Silva got into a war of words at a hotel in Japan. (Watch that video here). Well, it appears that the bad blood between Wanderlei Silva and Krazy Horse is still boiling as the two went at it again, this time backstage following Bennet’s seven-second...

Sep 25, 2016 9:33 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg sends a message to Ronda Rousey

Cris Cyborg scored a second-round TKO victory over Lina Lansberg in the main event of last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 card in Brazil. The win marked Cyborg’s second victory while fighting under the UFC banner, with both of those wins coming by way of technical knockout. Long before her arrival in the UFC, fight...

Sep 25, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Roy Nelson explains why he kicked John McCarthy

UFC heavyweight veteran Roy Nelson added another knockout to his resume at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil, scoring a second-round finish of former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Nelson was able to catch Silva with a big uppercut late in round two that sent Antonio crashing to the canvas. “big Country”...

Sep 25, 2016 8:17 am

PHOTO | Roy Nelson issues an apology to Big John McCarthy

UFC veteran Roy Nelson added another knockout victory to his resume at last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 event in Brazil, scoring a second-round finish over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. “Big Country” flattened the former UFC heavyweight title challenger (Antonio Silva) with an uppercut late in the fight’s second-round and then promptly followed up with some...

Sep 24, 2016 10:57 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg TKO’s Lina Lansberg

Cris Cyborg getting the job done in Brasilia, Brazil. https://t.co/MYIGnkcUwl — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) September 25, 2016 In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Brasilia’ Cris Cyborg returned to the Octagon for the second time as she squared off against acclaimed striker Lina Lansberg. While Cyborg admittedly had a brutal weight cut leading up...

Sep 24, 2016 1:42 pm

Renan Barao settling in at 145 pounds, isn’t scared of bigger opponents

Earlier this year, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao made his highly anticipated featherweight debut in the UFC as he squared off against Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens. Barao was going up in weight with the intentions of getting a fresh start after suffering two defeats at the hands of UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Unfortunately...

Sep 24, 2016 9:48 am

Wanderlei Silva calls out Chael Sonnen

Earlier this month, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he was ending his retirement, and had already signed an exclusive, multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who recently celebrated the end of his 2-year suspension handed to him by the NSAC, remained adamant throughout the course of his suspension that he was indeed...

Sep 23, 2016 6:43 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg vs. Lina Lansberg staredown

Friday afternoon, the fighters of ‘UFC Fight Night: Brasilia’ hit the scales to weigh-in ahead of their scheduled bouts Saturday night. Earlier in the day, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made weight for early weigh-ins, putting to rest doubts of whether or not she’d make weight. Throughout the course of the week, Cyborg has...

Sep 22, 2016 7:19 pm

Cris Cyborg reportedly less than 10 pounds away from making weight

Throughout the course of the week leading up to ‘UFC Fight Night: Brasilia’ there has been much speculation as to whether or not Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg would be able to make her contracted weight of 140 pounds. Cyborg has been very transparent about the fact that she has been struggling to make...

Sep 22, 2016 12:54 pm

‘Cyborg’ making Dominick Cruz look small in recent side-by-side photo

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino has arrived in Brazil for Saturday night’s main event fight with Lina Lansberg. Just a day before weigh-ins, ‘Cyborg’ had a photo taken of her with bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, who was in town to serve as color commentator for UFC Fight Night 95. Take a look at the picture for yourself...

Sep 22, 2016 11:36 am

‘Bigfoot’ Silva is the 2nd most knocked down fighter in Zuffa history

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva has earned the unwanted distinction of being the second most knocked down fighter in history, according to Fightnomics. The Brazilian heavyweight has been on a downward slide ever since his knockout wins over Travis Browne and Alistair Overeem almost four years ago. ‘Bigfoot’ (19-9) has been knocked out five times since 2013, with...

Sep 22, 2016 7:15 am

REPORT: ‘Cyborg’ still has ten more pounds to lose in 24 hours

The majority of this fight week’s discussion has centered on Cris ‘Cyborg’s’ weight loss as she prepares to headline her first UFC bout on Saturday in Brazil. Earlier in the week, it was reported that ‘Cyborg’ weighed in at 165 pounds for her 140 pound catch-weight fight with Lina Lansberg. Now just 24 hours away...

Sep 21, 2016 3:49 pm

VIDEO | Cris ‘Cyborg’: Ronda Rousey is a Bad Role Model

When it comes to super fights in women’s mixed martial arts, there’s nothing bigger than a potential showdown between current Invicta featherweight champ Cris “Cyborg” Justino and former UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. This has been true for years, and remains true today. Recently, however, this super fight has been looking like less and less of...

Sep 21, 2016 3:34 pm

As ‘Cyborg’ Battles Cut to 140, Lansberg Says She Would Have Taken the Fight at 145

This Saturday, reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino will headline her first UFC card. She’ll do so in her home country of Brazil, opposite Swedish muay thai specialist Lina Lansberg. The two will meet at a catchweight of 140 lbs. Unfortunately, Cyborg’s cut down to 140 has turned into an absolute nightmare. The Brazilian striker claims...

Sep 21, 2016 3:18 pm

Daniel Cormier and Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson go at it on Twitter!

As a fight fan, nothing provides better insight into our favorite fighters’ lives than Twitter. On Wednesday afternoon, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson and current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier went at it on Twitter, treating fans to an impromptu trash-talking session between the current light heavyweight champion and the man he will likely fight next. See...

Sep 20, 2016 9:43 am

Jon Anik to Be Joined by Two New Fighters at the Commentary Booth

When Jon Anik hunkers down at the broadcast booth to call a UFC event, he’s typically joined by one of two fighters. One is former UFC lightweight and featherweight title challenger Kenny Florian. The other is former UFC middleweight Brian Stann. Both are long retired. Today, however, news broke that Anik will be joined by two...