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Oct 5, 2017 10:24 am

VIDEO | Kobe Bryant’s BODYARMOR Becomes the Official Sports Drink of the UFC

After already becoming the official drink of Conor McGregor’s giant boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, it nails its biggest marketing deal in company history. The UFC has officially entered into a multi-year partnership with Kobe Bryant’s sports drink company, BODYARMOR. The partnership will begin in 2018 and it feature the company becoming heavily involved in...

Oct 5, 2017 6:39 am

Demetrious Johnson will reach a new financial milestone at UFC 216

This weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 216, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will attempt to defend his title against Ray Borg. If Johnson is successful, it’ll mark his 11th consecutive title defense – the all-time record in the UFC. Despite the fact that Johnson is just days removed from potentially establishing himself as...

Oct 4, 2017 12:57 pm

Daniel Cormier Criticizes Anthony Johnson For His Possible Comeback

While nothing is official, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson’s manager revealed that Johnson would be meeting with the UFC to discuss a potential comeback. This time, he’d be entering into the heavyweight division. The former two-time UFC light heavyweight title challenger just retired back at UFC 210 in April this year. Daniel Cormier thinks Johnson should have...

Oct 3, 2017 8:07 am

Joe Rogan announces generous donation to Las Vegas victims fund

On Sunday, the world was rocked by a despicable attack in Las Vegas, which left more than 50 people dead and hundreds injured. Unsurprisingly, this terrible turn of events generated some compassionate responses from the Las Vegas based MMA community, including the UFC, who pledged a whopping $1 million to a fund for the families...

Oct 2, 2017 8:21 pm

UFC donates $1 million to families of Las Vegas shooting; issues statement on UFC 216

The world is still in shock following last night’s horrifying mass shooting in Las Vegas that left at least 59 people dead and over 500 injured. With that said, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), who calls Las Vegas home, is doing everything they can to help the families of those affected. The promotion released an...

Sep 30, 2017 2:34 pm

UFC 219 Fight Card and Rumors

The UFC 219 fight card will serve as the final Ultimate Fighting Championship event of 2017. The pay-per-view event is set to take place on December 30 live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. UFC 219 currently does not have a main event but could potentially feature a trilogy bout between Nate Diaz and Conor...

Sep 27, 2017 10:57 am

Conor McGregor’s upcoming pay-per-view in London is cancelled

This Saturday night, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was expected to partake in a pay-per-view Q&A in London, England. Regrettably, this event has been nixed. This news comes from Starsport. At the time of this writing, the catalyst for the event’s cancellation is not known. McGregor’s anticipated Q&A was supposed to be hosted by former...

Sep 27, 2017 6:01 am

The Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor pay-per-view numbers are in

The August 26 boxing match between undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was widely expected to topple all previous combat sports records. Unfortunately, it’s fallen short in that regard. First, we learned that the so-called “money fight” failed to break the record for live gate, clocking in at $55,414,865.79, and failing...

Sep 20, 2017 11:46 am

Intriguing odds released for a potential Conor McGregor vs Paulie Malignaggi bout

Just when the dust started to settle between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and former boxing champion Paulie Malignaggi, bookies have brought up the two former sparring partners names up again for a fight. Malignaggi had previously called McGregor out to a boxing match when there was just talk of the UFC lightweight champion fighting...

Sep 19, 2017 10:09 am

VIDEO | Watch Cris Cyborg’s insane Muay Thai workout in Thailand

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino is currently training at Phuket Top Team in beautiful Phuket, Thailand. If the video she uploaded to YouTube earlier today is any indication, she is absolutely killing it in the gym – and all of her prospective opponents should be worried. In this video, fans can watch Cyborg...

Sep 18, 2017 1:11 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold says one issue is holding him back from moving up to light heavyweight

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is coming off an impressive victory that place over the weekend. Rockhold was featured in the main event of UFC Fight Night 116 against former WSOF middleweight and light heavyweight champion David Branch. Rockhold earned a second-round TKO with Branch submitting to powerful strikes. Rockhold held a dominant position...

Sep 18, 2017 10:51 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier comments on if he still wants another fight with Jon Jones

Just when we thought the saga between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones had come to an end, there was another twist thrown into the mix. Following the outcome of their UFC 214 UFC light heavyweight title fight where Jones became the first opponent to KO and finish Cormier, Jones was flagged for the second time...

Sep 16, 2017 8:02 am

Jimi Manuwa and David Haye Agree to Fight at the Beginning of Next Year

For all of you who thought Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather was just a one-off thing, you may be wrong. As with many other things, McGregor seemingly has opened up the floodgates when it comes to MMA fighters crossing over to MMA. Jimi Manuwa has been talking about a possible match-up with heavyweight boxer and...

Sep 15, 2017 12:42 pm

Daniel Cormier releases a very classy statement on Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier stated earlier this week on UFC Tonight that Dana White told him that he would be reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion. The news comes following the result of Jon Jones’ positive B sample and the California Athletic Commission overturning Jones’ initial UFC 214 KO win over Cormier to a no-contest result....

Sep 15, 2017 10:39 am

Total Gross of Mayweather vs McGregor Could Make it the ‘Biggest Event of Its Kind’

Even though the numbers from Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s boxing match didn’t reach as high as Dana White predicted, everyone walked away with a ridiculous amount of money. The tattooed Irishman is Vince McMahon-strutting around Ibiza, meanwhile Mayweather is building a strip club empire. The event even broke its first record earlier this month,...

Sep 15, 2017 6:46 am

Urijah Faber Defends ‘Gentleman’ UFC Commentator Snoop Dogg

There were mixed feelings when Snoop Dogg got a job commentating for the UFC. He was given his own ‘Snoop Cast’ audio option, along with Urijah Faber, for Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. The business decision was made even more polarizing, after Snoop went off on Conor McGregor after his loss to Floyd Mayweather....

Sep 14, 2017 11:11 am

Daniel Cormier on Jon Jones’ situation: ‘It’s a death sentence’

Daniel Cormier has been reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion and Jon Jones can no longer be found on the latest official UFC rankings. All of this comes as a result of Jones’ B sample coming out with the same results as his A sample from after the UFC 214 weigh-ins, which was a...

Sep 12, 2017 8:28 am

Mickey Gall set to return to action at UFC 217 in New York

Mickey Gall, one of the brightest young stars in the UFC welterweight division, is set for a return to the cage at UFC 217, this November 4 in New York City. Gall, who rose to prominence on Dana White’s Lookin for a Fight web series, will battle a fellow product of the show, Randy Brown. This bout...

Sep 8, 2017 8:35 am

The UFC’s Bad Luck With Canada and the Good Fortune of Amanda Nunes

Once again, a UFC card this year has been disrupted at the last minute. Ray Borg had to pull out of his fight with Demetrious Johnson, the original main event is gone and Amanda Nunes gets bumped up to headline. The world is a strange place, readers. There is a pattern that emerges when you...

Sep 7, 2017 12:22 pm

Mayweather vs McGregor breaks first official PPV record

While Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor failed to surpass the 2015 Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio record for the highest gate, they are still sitting pretty at the number two spot. Despite not setting the record for the live gate, the Mayweather and McGregor madness has set a new official pay-per-view (PPV) record. Boxing News reported...

Sep 6, 2017 5:01 pm

Watch Demetrious Johnson’s Fails and Triumphs in Battlegrounds Before UFC 215

Demetrious Johnson is one win away from making UFC history at UFC 215. He’ll be fighting Ray Borg for his potential 11th flyweight title defense, breaking a record previously set by Anderson Silva. In between fighting the best of the best in reality, he’s relaxing and relieving stress by playing video games like it’s his...

Sep 5, 2017 11:08 am

WWE star Jinder Mahal to walk debuting fighter to the Octagon at UFC 215

This weekend, on the undercard of UFC 215, undefeated heavyweight prospect Arjan Bhullar will make his anticipated debut in the Octagon opposite Brazil’s Luis Henrique. Bhullar’s debut will be a historic one, as he’ll be the first Indo-Canadian fighter to step foot into the Octagon. According to a recent report from Chamatkar Sandhu, Bhullar will...

Sep 5, 2017 9:18 am

CM Punk is Training For His Upcoming Return to MMA

Has Conor McGregor changed things forever? Alistair Overeem may be fighting a heavyweight boxer, Ronda Rousey could be jumping into the wrestling ring, who knows what could be next. It does look like history seems to repeat itself. Fresh off of the heels of McGregor dipping his toes into the boxing ring against Floyd Mayweather,...