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Sep 13, 2016 11:56 am

Kenny Florian’s brother, Kirk Andrew Florian passes away at age 33

UPDATE: Late Tuesday, Kenny Florian posted a tragic update through his social media channels that his brother Kirk Andrew Florian has passed away. The heartbreaking news came after an initial social media post from Kenny earlier on Tuesday reaching out to anyone with information on his missing brother. Florian posted the following update on his...

Sep 13, 2016 9:24 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor is done at welterweight

After Conor McGregor won the UFC featherweight championship by defeating Jose Aldo back in the main event of UFC 194, it didn’t take long for the newly crowned featherweight champ to sign the contract for his next fight. The fight was slated to be a lightweight title fight against Rafael dos Anjos in the main...

Sep 11, 2016 11:10 am

Ouch: Jimmie Rivera Sustains Crack Behind Retina After Urijah Faber Eye-Poke

On the main card of UFC 203, Jimmie Rivera earned a unanimous decision win over Urijah Faber, becoming the first bantamweight to defeat the long-time contender in a three-round, non-title fight. The decision win goes down as the biggest of the 27-year-old prospect’s career, and is likely to have earned him a spot deep inside...


Sep 9, 2016 8:48 am

PHOTO | Rousimar Palhares looking nearly unrecognizable in new picture

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Rousimar Palhares is widely believed to possess some of the best Jiu-Jitsu in MMA. With 15 of his 18 wins coming by way of submission, not many fighters want to go to the ground with ‘Toquinho’. Unfortunately, the same submissions that leave MMA fans stunned, have also got Palhares into...

Aug 29, 2016 8:32 am

Patricio “Pitbull” Freire Will Not Need Surgery After Bellator 160 Loss

Last Friday, in the main event of Bellator 160, former Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire took on former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson for the chance to fight Michael Chandler for the Bellator lightweight title. Unfortunately, the bout turned into a bit of a disaster for the Brazilian slugger. Despite a strong first round,...

Aug 26, 2016 5:08 pm

Nate Diaz broke UFC all-time striking record against Conor McGregor at UFC 202

UFC 202’s main event featuring Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor will be talked about for a long time. The epic five-round battle saw both competitors find their moments of success but ultimately “The Notorious” walked out of the Octagon with the majority decision win in their second meeting. With the five-round battle, Diaz landed 252...

Aug 24, 2016 2:58 pm

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn: “To the doubters, go put all your money on Lamas!”

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn will return to the octagon on October 15 when he squares off with former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas in the main event of UFC Manila. The UFC Hall of Fame fighter, Penn, recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed his comeback fight and future...

Aug 2, 2016 9:42 am

Stephen Thompson analyzes Robbie Lawler’s loss to Tyron Woodley

When Tyron Woodley stepped into the Octagon Saturday night in the main event of UFC 201 to fight Robbie Lawler, welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson was paying close attention. Thompson, who was on the FS1 broadcasting team for the evening, knew he would likely be fighting the winner of the scrap. Ultimately, Tyron Woodley...

Jul 28, 2016 8:36 am

BJ Penn responds to Dana White’s criticism

Earlier this year, UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn officially ended his retirement, revealing his intention to make a run at the featherweight title with the help of coaches Greg Jackson & Mike Winkeljohn. With his eyes set on a November return to the Octagon, Penn found himself criticized by UFC President Dana White recently...

Jul 27, 2016 2:23 pm

Meet UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn at the Mililani Town Center

Right now is your chance to meet UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn if you happen to be on Oahu. “The Prodigy” is on the island to give a sneak peak of the new BJ Penn UFC Gym in Mililani, Hawaii. An announcement was just made to remind everyone about their chance to meet...

Jul 27, 2016 7:30 am

Former boxing champ rips potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight

Earlier this year, talks of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match had both the MMA community and boxing community fantasizing about the potential fight. The fight never came to fruition, and ultimately Conor McGregor signed to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on August 20th. Ahead of that...

Jul 26, 2016 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Running man challenge in the middle of real cage fight?

The “running man challenge” was taken to a whole new level in the middle of a cage fight recently. Check out the video as a fighter literally runs with his back facing his opponent after getting hit a few times. The fight was an amateur bout in Malaysia in the Ultimate Beatdown between Marcus Tan...

Jul 19, 2016 8:54 am

Conor McGregor throws bold accusation at Nate Diaz

Back in March, Nate Diaz stepped in on just two weeks notice to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196. While the bout was initially supposed to be a lightweight matchup, the pair fought at welterweight. McGregor gassed out early in the fight, going into the second round looking rather flat footed....

Jul 14, 2016 9:50 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson vs. Lando Vannata (Highlights)

Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, UFC newcomer Lando Vannata, who stepped in on short notice, gave #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson one of the toughest tests of his MMA career. Both fighters rocked one another several times throughout the ‘Fight of the Night’ performance. Ultimately, Ferguson secured the 2nd round submission win, making...

Jul 9, 2016 9:21 am

Claudia Gadelha’s message to fans following loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Friday evening in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated grudge match for the women’s strawweight title. Gadelha came out of the gate strong, putting the pressure on the champ through the first two rounds. Ultimately however, Jedrzejczyk’s cardio and striking throughout the second half...

Jul 5, 2016 8:53 am

Jiu-Jitsu world champion: “Conor [McGregor] is amazing on the ground”

Back on March 5th, Conor McGregor squared off against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196. In the second round, McGregor was rocked, and shot in for a takedown against Diaz, which ultimately led to him being submitted via rear-naked choke. In the wake of the fight, many began criticizing McGregor for what...

Jul 1, 2016 9:23 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is a “middle-aged man at 28 years old”

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were initially slated to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 197 on April 23rd in what was Jones’ first fight back in the Octagon since being stripped of his light heavyweight championship. Cormier pulled out of the fight with a knee injury, and was ultimately replaced by Ovince St-Preux...

Jun 30, 2016 10:25 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk eyes titles in two divisions

Earlier this month, Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau competed in the first UFC women’s flyweight bout in Ottawa, Canada. Calderwood dominated the fight from the start, rocking Letourneau numerous times before ultimately finishing the fight with a liver kick, spinning backfist combo. While UFC women’s featherweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is currently gearing up for her...

Jun 30, 2016 9:13 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping: “Chris (Weidman) you’re starting to sound pathetic”

Since winning the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold in the main event of their UFC 199 scrap, Michael Bisping has found himself called out by nearly everyone in the top 10 of the UFC’s middleweight division. In an editorial article last week, Bisping broke down the list of middleweight contenders, ultimately explaining...

Jun 28, 2016 7:28 pm

Jon Jones wants “any other referee” but John McCarthy

Ahead of Jon Jones’ UFC 200 main event scrap with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jon Jones petitioned the NSAC to change the referee for the bout. The NSAC ultimately rejected Team Jones’ proposal, and moved forward with ‘Big’ John McCarthy being the referee for the bout. During a recent media scrum,...

Jun 28, 2016 8:26 am

Conor McGregor will only fight Floyd Mayweather for even split

After Conor McGregor was pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations for the event, talk of a potential boxing superfight with legendary prizefighter Floyd Mayweather picked up. Ultimately nothing came of the rumors, and McGregor was booked to fight Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on...

Jun 21, 2016 4:11 pm

Dana White fires back at Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone regarding his pay complaint

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is one of the most active and exciting fighters that you see in the UFC. After his impressive performance at UFC Fight Night 89 where he put Patrick Cote away in the third round of their welterweight bout, “Cowboy” made a comment during the post-fight press conference about his pay. ‚ÄúThat all...

Jun 18, 2016 9:53 pm

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone knocks out Patrick Cote

FINISH HIM!#UFCOttawa https://t.co/27XdVnZYvA — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) June 19, 2016 In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone moved up to welterweight to fight veteran Patrick Cote in a highly anticipated showdown between two of the most exciting fighters in the UFC. Cerrone dropped Cote several times throughout the fight,...

Jun 14, 2016 1:54 pm

VIDEO | Attractive Russian woman fights a man in Marsey Fight Club

What are your thoughts on a fight competition between a man and a woman? Check out Anzhelika Stepanenko who took on a male fighter at the Marsey Fight Club, which is located in Dmitrov, Russia over the weekend, according to MMA.tv. Apparently, coach Akhmed Rustamov runs the Marsey Fight Club where the fight took place,...

Jun 13, 2016 8:43 pm

Joe Rogan gives his take on the fall of Ronda Rousey

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has not fought since losing the belt to Holly Holm at UFC 193 back in November. UFC color commentator Joe Rogan feels that Rousey got caught up in her fame, which ultimately led to her being knocked out by Holm. “These themes play themselves out over and over...