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Nov 8, 2016 9:54 am

John Kavanagh opens up on Conor McGregor potentially vacating a title

With UFC 205 now just days away, fight fans have continued to question which title belt featherweight champion Conor McGregor will vacate if he emerges from his lightweight title fight with Eddie Alvarez victorious. While UFC President Dana White has remained adamant that if McGregor wins, he must vacate one of the two title belts...

Nov 8, 2016 8:39 am

John Kavanagh explains similarities between Eddie Alvarez & Rafael dos Anjos

While Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos may not have fought at UFC 196 for the lightweight championship as initially planned, McGregor’s training for dos Anjos very well could have helped him prepare for his current opponent, Eddie Alvarez. McGregor, who faces Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 this Saturday, where he hopes...

Nov 8, 2016 7:33 am

VIDEO | Rashad Evans Recounts his Top 8 Moments Inside the Octagon

This Saturday, the UFC will take over Madison Square Garden with UFC 205. The card will mark the UFC’s debut in New York City, New York, and to celebrate the occasion, the organization has stacked the lineup to the brim. The card is topped by three title fights. The most high-profile of these championship bouts...


Nov 7, 2016 7:17 pm

Duke Roufus on Woodley vs. Thompson: “It Reminds Me of Ali-Frazier 1”

This weekend, in the co-main event of the blockbuster UFC 205, new welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt the first defense of his title against streaking karate specialist Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. In advance of this massive welterweight showdown, Woodley’s current coach Duke Roufus appeared on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour to discuss his student’s looming...

Nov 7, 2016 6:17 pm

Conor McGregor: “If I Wasn’t Here, This Whole Ship Goes Down”

This weekend, the UFC will make its long anticipated debut in New York City with UFC 205. The card will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between divisional king Eddie Alvarez and featherweight titleholder Conor McGregor.  If McGregor comes out on top in this massive showdown, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history...

Nov 7, 2016 3:45 pm

BJ Penn cleared of charges in sexual assault case

On Monday, TMZ reported that BJ Penn has been cleared of charges related to a sexual assault case stemming from an alleged incident that took place in 2015. TMZ reported that the County of Hawaii prosecuting attorney said that the case has “officially been declined for prosecution because we ‘don’t have sufficient evidence to charge...

Nov 7, 2016 1:56 pm

Coach John Kavanagh Makes His Prediction for Alvarez vs. McGregor

UFC 205, which will mark the UFC’s long awaited debut in New York City, is now just days away. As this mammoth card draws ever closer, fans, media members, fighters, and other MMA personalities have begun to offer up their predictions on the main event: a lightweight title fight between divisional king Eddie Alvarez and...

Nov 7, 2016 12:51 pm

Jon Jones releases statement on one-year suspension for failed USADA drug test

News broke on Monday that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given a one-year suspension term by USADA following an arbitration hearing. Jones was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation in July, which resulted in him being pulled from the UFC 200 light heavyweight title fight against champion Daniel Cormier. It was later...

Nov 7, 2016 11:27 am

Jon Jones issued one-year suspension by USADA

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given his sanction from USADA on Monday after testing positive for the banned substances clomiphene and letrozole, which were from the test results of a June 16 out-of-competition sample. The failed test results had him pulled from UFC 200’s scheduled UFC light heavyweight championship fight against champion...

Nov 7, 2016 9:26 am

VIDEO | Bellator Fighter Michael “Venom” Page Says He’d Put Conor McGregor to Sleep

Conor McGregor, who is poised to challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight strap at this Saturday’s UFC 205, is the biggest star in MMA. As such, he’s floated as a potential opponent for pretty much every fighter in MMA. If you’re a fighter, and you reside anywhere near the welterweight, lightweight, and featherweight divisions,...

Nov 7, 2016 6:49 am

VIDEO | Watch Eddie Alvarez Maul Rafael Dos Anjos to Win Lightweight Gold

In less than one weeks’ time, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will attempt to make the first defense of his title against reigning featherweight champ Conor McGregor. In this fight, Alvarez will attempt to squash McGregor’s history-making ambition to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. The two...

Nov 6, 2016 12:15 pm

VIDEO | Watch Zhou Zhipeng Overcome a 150-pound Weight Disadvantage to Beat Hong-Man Choi

In mixed martial arts, we occasionally witness contests between fighters of starkly different sizes. The majority of these David vs. Goliath style fights occurred during the height of Japan’s obsession with MMA, and during the early days of the UFC. That said, we’ve also seen some pretty incredible size differences in the UFC’s modern era...

Nov 6, 2016 11:03 am

Michael Bisping says he will refuse to defend his title against Yoel Romero

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is coming off of a hard-fought decision victory over bitter rival Dan Henderson, which “The Count” earned in the main event of UFC 204 last month in Manchester, England. Bisping was hoping to make a quick turnaround and fight at UFC 206 this December in Toronto against former welterweight kingpin...

Nov 6, 2016 10:17 am

VIDEO | Former Pro Wrestler Kid Kash Gets Smashed in MMA Fight

Kid Kash went from pro wrestling to #MMA at #ValorFights38. It didn't end well. pic.twitter.com/EJSEsVgU4f — FloCombat (@FloCombat) November 6, 2016 There is a long history of pro wrestlers making the jump to MMA, and the results of these attempts are extremely varied. Brock Lesnar was undeniably the most high profile pro wrestler to make...

Nov 6, 2016 9:37 am

Pros react to Ricardo Lamas’ submission win over Charles Oliveira

On last night’s UFC Fight Night 98 main card in Mexico City, former featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas picked up a second-round submission victory over Charles Oliveira. Lamas was cheered on not only by the fans in attendance, but most of his fellow fighters and fans watching around the world, this after Charles Oliveira had unprofessionally missed weight...

Nov 6, 2016 9:20 am

VIDEO | Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas Full Fight Video Highlights

Down goes Vargas #PacVargas pic.twitter.com/6Kd8UjdQk1 — Fancy Combat (@FancyCombat) November 6, 2016 Pacquiao vs. Vargas #PacVargas #PacquiaoVargas Highlights pic.twitter.com/ugOIdwNyOe — Fancy Combat (@FancyCombat) November 6, 2016 Last night, while Tony Ferguson and Rafael Dos Anjos dazzled mixed martial arts fans with a five-round classic in Mexico City, the boxing world had their eyes glued firmly...

Nov 6, 2016 8:58 am

Pros react to Tony Ferguson’s victory over Rafael dos Anjos

Tony Ferguson scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career last night in Mexico City, as he defeated former division title holder Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Fight Night 98 via unanimous decision. The five-round main event tilt was nothing short of thrilling, but in the end it was...

Nov 6, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | See How Money and Fame Have Changed Conor McGregor’s Persona

Having reportedly made something in the area of $15 million for his August rematch with Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor is far and away the highest paid fighter in UFC history. The Irish star makes no secret of his massive financial success, as he whips around Las Vegas in luxury vehicles, decks himself out in absurdly...

Nov 6, 2016 6:36 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson and Rafael Dos Anjos Octagon Interviews

Last night, the UFC returned to sun soaked Mexico City, Mexico for the first time since June of 2015. The organization did so with a compelling, 13-fight card in UFC Fight Night 98. The card was topped by an anticipated lightweight bout that promised to thrust the winer directly into lightweight title contention. In one...

Nov 5, 2016 11:24 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson defeats Rafael dos Anjos (highlights)

In the main event of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3 Finale, streaking UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson continued his impressive win streak as he defeated former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in dominant fashion, picking apart dos Anjos with his extremely unorthodox striking style. While both men landed big blows throughout the fight, Ferguson managed...

Nov 5, 2016 11:18 am

Tom Lawlor reveals what substance he tested positive for

Recently, it was revealed that UFC middleweight Tom Lawlor had been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from a random out-of-competition drug test back in October. While details regarding Lawlor’s failed drug test were not made immediately available, ‘Filthy’ has now taken to social media to give an update on the situation to...

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...