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Nov 5, 2016 10:24 am

Charles Oliveira’s camp blames 9 pound weight miss on altitude

Friday afternoon, #8 ranked UFC featherweight Charles ‘Do Bronx’ Oliveira stepped onto the scale to weigh-in for his ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3’ Finale scrap with Ricardo Lamas on Saturday. Oliveira hit the scales and weighed-in a whopping nine pounds overweight, nearly an entire weight-class, 10 pounds over the featherweight limit if taking into...

Nov 2, 2016 1:49 pm

Luke Rockhold’s statement on injury that forced him out of Jacare Souza fight

Many fans were disappointed to hear the news on Wednesday that the Luke Rockhold vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza UFC Fight Night 101 main event bout was canceled due to Rockhold suffering an injury, which was first reported by Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting. The two were supposed to meet in a rematch in Melbourne, Australia...


Oct 31, 2016 1:00 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo Still Working Hard in the Gym Despite Retirement Talk

  Voltando a forma 💪🏻 obrigado @emersonfalcaovieira pelo treino mestre 👊🏻👊🏻 oss #reebokbrasil #vitafor #famousburguer #reebok #vitafortnutrientes A video posted by josealdojunioroficial (@josealdojunioroficial) on Oct 31, 2016 at 9:15am PDT Earlier this year, on the main card of UFC 200, former featherweight champion Jose Aldo rebounded from a 13-second knockout loss to Conor McGregor with...

Oct 30, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Watch Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Eat Creepy-Crawlies in Cambodia!

  I finally got my rematch with the spider! #JustDoIt Finalmente fiz minha revanche com a aranha! ‘#criscyborg #NAKEDandAFRAID 😂😂#AmazingRace #siemreap #pubstreet #angkorwat #Cambodia @rayelbe ❤️ A video posted by CRISTIANE V JUSTINO 🇧🇷★ (@criscyborg) on Oct 30, 2016 at 8:06am PDT Given that Cris “Cyborg” Justino is a professional cage fighter, it should come...

Oct 27, 2016 4:39 pm

BREAKING: Three cars lit on fire at Anthony “Showtime” Pettis’ home in Milwaukee

When Anthony “Showtime” Pettis returned home on early Thursday, three vehicles were engulfed in flames outside of his home. The former UFC lightweight champion and current featherweight contender was targeted by an unknown suspect or suspects, according to Milwaukee police, who are investigating the car fires as arson. Pettis’ neighbor Carson Blaszak was the first person...

Oct 26, 2016 5:17 pm

Werdum protests Reebok deal while trolling on Instagram with rival Nike apparel

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum raised a lot of eyebrows after posting a photo of him donning Nike attire as a protest of Reebok’s stranglehold on the UFC’s sponsorship deals. He captioned the Nike picture with rather crass hashtags, writing “I’m not generic, I’m Nike since childhood,” while using hashtags in Spanish that in...

Oct 26, 2016 9:59 am

PHOTOS | Jose Aldo returns to training

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has continued his ongoing feud with the UFC brass, claiming that he still has no intentions to fight, the former featherweight kingpin has returned to training this week, potentially indicating his return is in the works. Aldo has taken to social media twice this week to post pictures...

Oct 25, 2016 1:06 pm

Awkward! Tim Kennedy Says that a USADA Rep Watched Him Shower

In mid 2015, the UFC partnered with the United States Anti-Doping Commission (USADA) in an effort to crack down on performance enhancing drug use and clean up the sport. So far, the agency’s efforts to do so have been quite fruitful. It seems that every week, a new fighter is notified of a potential violation,...

Oct 22, 2016 1:47 pm

“Cyborg’s” coach: Cyborg’s weight cuts show what kind of champion she is

Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos’ weight cuts to 140 pounds have been well-documented, with the Brazilian striker resorting to using birth control pills in her last weight cut to successfully make weight. “Cyborg’s” coach sees her willingness and ability to make that weight, in spite of how grueling it may be, demonstrates the heart of the former...

Oct 22, 2016 10:58 am

Dana White accepts Anderson Silva’s apology, remains tight-lipped on GSP’s return

With everything Dana White has had on his plate lately, you’d think he’d be super stressed out. From mass firings at UFC regional offices to disputes with two of the promotion’s most beloved former champions, UFC president Dana White spoke to TMZ.com and touched upon some of the recent issues within the promotion. Check out...

Oct 22, 2016 9:04 am

Claudia Gadelha opens up on departure from Nova Uniao

Back in July, top ranked women’s strawweight Claudia Gadelha stepped into the Octagon in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Claudia’ finale for a highly anticipated rematch with strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Gadelha came out strong in the opening rounds, landing several big punches to Jedrzejczyk as the champ continued...

Oct 21, 2016 6:40 pm

Jose Aldo says he is rethinking retirement

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo met with UFC president Dana White earlier this week to discuss his fighting future. The long time pound-for-pound great had recently requested his release from the promotion, this while stating that his desire was to retire from the sport of mixed martial arts. Aldo’s unhappiness seemed to stem...

Oct 19, 2016 11:31 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor compared to Pablo Escobar in street art piece

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor once said that he looked like Mexican drug lord, “El Chapo” dressed “in his prime.” Now, it looks like an artistic fan is comparing the Irish mixed martial arts superstar to Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar. In a social media post on Wednesday, “The Notorious” posted a photo of himself...

Oct 17, 2016 4:40 pm

Jose Aldo says Dana White told him to keep quiet about fighter’s union to get paid more

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still very unhappy with his situation in the UFC. Following news of featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s lightweight title matchup against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, Aldo announced that he wanted to be released from his UFC contract. Aldo stated that he couldn’t trust anything that UFC President...

Oct 16, 2016 5:16 pm

Demian Maia Has Absorbed Very Few Strikes Recently, and That’s Just Fine With Him

UFC welterweight contender Demian Maia is on one hell of a streak. Since losing back-to-back decisions to Jake Shields and Rory MacDonald in late 2013 and early 2014, he’s embarked on a run of six-straight wins. Were it not for the seven-fight streak of Stephen Thompson, this recent success would have almost certainly earned him...

Oct 16, 2016 2:07 pm

Jose Aldo: “If I continue in the sport, I want to see money!”

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo will meet with UFC president Dana White next week to discuss his fighting future. The Brazilian standout recently requested his release from the promotion and went as far as to say that he would be willing to take a dive in his next fight if the UFC did not grant him his...

Oct 15, 2016 4:01 pm

Vitor Belfort: “I’m not retired. ‘The Phenom’ is back!”

Earlier this afternoon we reported that mixed martial arts legend Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort was hanging up his gloves and retiring from the fight game. Belfort had taken to Instagram and posted the following photo which included the statement “I decided that I will end this chapter of my life looking at the mirror and recognizing...

Oct 15, 2016 9:01 am

Jose Aldo softening stance on retirement? “IF I continue in the sport”

After it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight to fight UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship in the main event of UFC 205 in New York on November 12th, interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo requested his release from the UFC so as to...

Oct 13, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Dan “Hendo” Henderson Tribute

Mixed martial arts legend Dan Henderson retired from the sport this past Saturday in Manchester following his controversial decision loss to Michael Bisping in the main event of UFC 204. In the above tribute video (created by BrattMamley MMA), we take a look back at some of the greatest fights and finishes of Dan Henderson’s...

Oct 12, 2016 12:05 pm

Ronda Rousey to Fight “Cyborg” Next If She Defeats Amanda Nunes in Comeback Fight

After weeks of rumors, it’s official. Ronda Rousey will return to action in the main event UFC 207, this December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She’ll make her long-awaited return against Brazil’s Amanda Nunes, who won the UFC women’s bantamweight crown by submitting Miesha Tate at UFC 200. UFC President Dana White announced this long discussed...

Oct 12, 2016 11:02 am

Cris Cyborg roasts Ronda Rousey with lengthy post filled with frustration

When Ariel Helwani tweeted on Tuesday that it was looking like Ronda Rousey was going to make her much-anticipated return to the Octagon in December, the world took notice. One fighter, in particular, Cris Cyborg, was deeply frustrated by the UFC’s potential matchmaking and extremely frustrated with the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey....

Oct 12, 2016 7:40 am

Dan Henderson’s Top 5 Career Moments

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, a 46-year-old Dan Henderson fought the final fight of his MMA career. He did so against an old nemesis in Michael Bisping, with the UFC middleweight crown on the line. Despite a spirited effort, Henderson would come up short on the scorecards, failing to win the belt...

Oct 12, 2016 7:10 am

10 of the worst weight misses in MMA history

Some fighters are better at weight cutting than others. The art of weight cutting is all a part of the process, with fighters cutting varying degrees in order to make weight. However, some fighters don’t even come close to their contracted weight. Here are ten of the most egregious cases of weight cut-misses in UFC...