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Dec 9, 2015 1:37 am

The White House responds to the ‘free Nick Diaz’ petition

The White House has responded to the petition that over 100,000 individuals have signed their name in support of Nick Diaz. After Diaz fought Anderson Silva in January, Diaz tested positive for marijuana, making it his third offense in Las Vegas. Diaz was suspended for five years and fined $165,000 by the NAC, which fans...

Dec 3, 2015 11:37 am

#TBT LOL! Forrest Griffin speaks, hilarity ensues

Here is a hilarious interview from the past with UFC Hall of Fame legend Forrest Griffin. The former UFC light heavyweight champion talks about his experience fighting former middleweight champion Anderson Silva. If you missed the fight, you can see what Forrest was talking about in the video of their fight here. Although not Griffin’s...

Dec 1, 2015 5:35 pm

New UFC Complex: Chuck Liddell Lounge, Rousey Restaurant

  When the UFC completes the 180,000 square foot complex, you might be familiar with the fighters who’s names will grace its halls.  If you have an appointment with Joe Silva, you might be escorted to the Anderson Silva conference room. Hungry?  May I interest you in today’s special from the Ronda Rousey Restaurant. “Office space was...

Nov 26, 2015 10:12 am

GSP compares McGregor to Sonnen

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre was recently a guest on Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome!” podcast. In addition to ‘Rush’ talking about his fallout with the UFC after his controversial win over Johny Hendricks back in 2013, he spoke about Conor McGregor. McGregor will face Aldo at UFC 194, one of the biggest cards...

Nov 26, 2015 8:43 am

WATCH! Time for super fights?

With UFC 200 rapidly approaching there are tons of talks of potential super fights with the UFC’s most dominant fighters. Jon Jones, Georges St. Pierre, Anderson Silva, Holly Holm, Ronda Rousey, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Conor McGregor, and many others have been mentioned as fighters who fans would want to see involved in super fights. On an...

Nov 10, 2015 11:52 am

Ronaldo and his Brazilian agency part ways with UFC over ‘unfair’ treatment of fighters

Soccer icon Ronaldo Nazario de Lima and his 9ine Sports & Entertainment company have announced that they will no longer be working with the UFC due to “arbitrarily” changing its sponsorship funding rules and fighter remuneration. The marketing company that the retired soccer star is President of, spent the last few years building up stars...

Nov 10, 2015 7:45 am

UFC 197 set for HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro on March 5

It looks like the UFC will be returning to Brazil sooner rather than later! On the heels of ‘UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson’ taking place in Sao Paulo, the UFC announced that they would be traveling to Rio De Janeiro on March 5th for UFC 197. The event was announced by UFC Brazil GM...

Nov 8, 2015 1:42 pm

‘UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm’ Betting Breakdown: Can Holm Win You Big Money?

On November 13, 2015 UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey will be stepping into the octagon to once again prove her dominance in the division. Many have tried to knock the champion off her throne, but Rousey is at the top of her game and has proven time and time again she is the one...

Nov 4, 2015 10:15 pm

Diaz & NSAC discussing 18 month suspension

It was announced last month that Nick Diaz and the NSAC were in potential settlement talks that could see Diaz return to the Octagon in 2016. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight that Diaz and the NSAC could be close to reaching an agreement that would see Diaz’s suspension dropped from 5 years down to...

Nov 3, 2015 9:09 am

Tim Kennedy returning to MMA, gunning for PED & TRT users

There has been much speculation as to whether or not top ranked UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy would ever return to the UFC. Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 in September of 2014. Kennedy allegedly was sticking his fingers in Romero’s gloves at the end of the 2nd...

Oct 29, 2015 6:59 am

Michael Bisping is “permanently disfigured” from Belfort fight

Back in 2013 Michael Bisping was on the wrong end of a brutal head kick from Vitor Belfort. Bisping suffered a detached retina as a result of the knockout, and has since stated that he won’t fight another person who has a past of failing drug tests. Earlier this week Bisping stated that he no...

Oct 28, 2015 8:36 pm

UFC champ backs Donald Trump for President

Politics are generally a slippery slope, and many athletes tend to shy away from giving their opinions on candidates for fear of backlash from fans. That isn’t the case with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who revealed during a recent Periscope broadcast that he is a supporter of republican candidate Donald Trump. “I like Donald...

Oct 28, 2015 8:53 am

Rousey: Holm will ‘enjoy her life a lot more if she loses’

The life of a champion isn’t an easy one. After losing his UFC middleweight champion to Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva infamously said that he was tired of all the pressure that had been on his shoulders over the years. Ahead of her UFC 193 fight against Holly Holm, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stated...

Oct 27, 2015 9:50 pm

Diaz in talks with NSAC, could potentially return in 2016

When Nick Diaz was handed a 5 year suspension from the NSAC last month there was an uproar. Many called out the NSAC for abusing their power and essentially forcing the end of Diaz’s MMA career. A petition was started, which received support from numerous high-profile figures including Cher, Wiz Khalifa, Gina Carano, and more....

Oct 26, 2015 11:36 am

Rockhold vows to finish “slow, slow, slow” UFC Champ Weidman

UFC Middleweight Championship contender Luke Rockhold is extremely confident in his upcoming fight with Chris Weidman at UFC 194., and he has every right to be. He is coming off a dominant victory over former champion Lyoto Machida and is currently riding a four fight win streak. That’s not to say Weidman shouldn’t be confident...

Oct 21, 2015 8:38 pm

Tim Kennedy rips Reebok for ‘not knowing how to do business’

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 over a year ago. Since then Kennedy has been vocal about his disproval of the UFC’s Reebok deal, and it seems nothing has changed. Kennedy spoke on the Three Amigos Podcast to discuss what it would take for him to...

Oct 19, 2015 3:24 pm

Chris Weidman inks Reebok sponsorship and gets custom sneakers

UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman did the unthinkable in July 2013 when he shocked the world by knocking out Anderson Silva at UFC 162. Naysayers viewed the victory as a fluke and believed that if they fought again, Silva would win. Not only did Weidman defeat Silva again, but he would go on to defeat...

Oct 15, 2015 11:17 am

Bisping Update! Surgery A Success, 6 Bodies Removed From Arm

UFC veteran Michael Bisping had to pull out of his scheduled fight with Robert Whittaker on Nov. 14, 2015 at UFC 193. Bisping suffered an elbow injury and had to undergo surgery. In his place the UFC have booked Uriah Hall to fill in and take on Whittaker. Bisping took to Instagram to let his...