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Apr 8, 2016 9:41 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to news of replacement opponent

Thursday afternoon, news broke that Khabib Nurmagomedov will now fight UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher at 160 pounds at UFC on FOX 19 later this month after Tony Ferguson was forced to withdraw from the bout. The announcement came as a bit of a surprise to many given the fact that Nurmagomedov is a top ranked...

Apr 8, 2016 9:32 am

Daniel Cormier responds to people saying Jon Jones is in his head

Prior to Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s first meeting at UFC 182 over a year ago, many believed that Jones was in DC’s head. Since then, Cormier won the vacant light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson, and defended the belt against Alexander Gustafsson in a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Despite that, many believe that...

Apr 8, 2016 9:12 am

VIDEO | Rare footage of Rafael dos Anjos winning fight early in his career

Apr7.2007@RdosAnjosMMA earns the 5th victory of his professional career, when he submits Johil de Oliveirapic.twitter.com/hRZLBRg6MY — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) April 7, 2016 UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon after he broke his foot in training leading up to his UFC 196. While dos Anjos was...

Apr 8, 2016 8:37 am

Jon Jones: “I got a lot of proving to do”

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones may not be facing Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 197 any more, but the way ‘Bones’ sees it, it’s all part of the journey. Jones’ fight with Ovince Saint Preux is an interim title fight, however after that, Jones says his story with DC picks...

Apr 8, 2016 8:32 am

PHOTO | Cat Zingano vs. Julianna Pena promo poster

Since the UFC announced that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor would have their highly anticipated rematch in the main event of UFC 200, they have continued to use quote posters to promote the event. While this has given way to quite a few meme posters regarding the event, the UFC has now released a new...

Apr 8, 2016 8:24 am

Miesha Tate’s manager refutes claims that Tate turned down Holly Holm rematch

Earlier this week, Holly Holm’s manager called out Miesha Tate for taking “the easy way out” and declining a rematch with Holly Holm in order to fight Amanda Nunes at UFC 200. According to Miesha Tate’s manager Josh Jones, that wasn’t the case… He spoke to MMAFighting: “A fight with Holly Holm was never discussed...

Apr 8, 2016 8:20 am

Georges St. Pierre hosting new TV show about his true passion

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre hasn’t fought in the Octagon since his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks in 2013. Recently however, there has been much talk of a potential GSP return to the Octagon at UFC 200, where many fight fans would like to see him fight Robbie Lawler. Back in...

Apr 8, 2016 2:29 am

Joe Rogan says that Jon Jones’ ‘risky fight’ could ruin his plans

Despite saving the UFC from possibly having to cancel or downgrade UFC 197, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has everything to lose in his fight with short-notice opponent Ovince Saint Preux on April 23rd. After UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was pulled out of the originally scheduled fight with Jones, Saint Preux...

Apr 7, 2016 1:16 pm

VIDEO | Urijah Faber thinks Justin Bieber could be a good MMA fighter

Justin Bieber has recently been making headlines surrounding MMA. Being a good friend of Floyd Mayweather Jr., Bieber is a fan of combat sports but recently criticised Nate Diaz after beating Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Diaz and Bieber squashed whatever bad blood they might have had and Urijah Faber says he is glad that...

Apr 7, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway folds friend ‘BirdyBird’ with a painful spinning kick

Hawaiian Max Holloway kept his promise of punishing his friend and video blog partner “BirdyBird” after their YouTube channel surpassed their subscriber goal. Their video description said, “You guys know the deal! Goal was 500 subs by the end of April and we exceeded that within 24 hours. We hit our goal and Me(BirdyBird) is...

Apr 7, 2016 11:28 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones sparring with Yoel Romero

As we get closer and closer to UFC 197, where Jon Jones will look to capture the interim UFC light heavyweight championship against Ovince Saint Preux. With nearly two weeks left until fight night, Jones has brought in Olympic wrestler and top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero to help him with final preparations. Yesterday footage...

Apr 7, 2016 10:00 am

Jon Jones talks about low point: “I wanted to retire”

Jon Jones has undoubtably battled his demons in his personal life as he overcame addiction to make his return to the Octagon at UFC 197 on April 23rd. While Jones is in a good place now, after his hit-and-run accident a year ago that lead to him being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship,...

Apr 7, 2016 9:07 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman go at it AGAIN in face-to-face interview

This @LukeRockhold @ChrisWeidmanUFC rivalry is really starting to heat up. The beef is REAL, people.https://t.co/II0tueQvi8 — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) April 7, 2016 Earlier this week, Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman appeared on SportsCenter for an interview that quickly became heated. During a recent appearance on UFC Tonight, Rockhold and Weidman appeared with Kenny Florian for...

Apr 7, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | Miesha Tate reacts to announcement of Amanda Nunes fight live on-air

UFC champ @MieshaTate reacts to the announcement of her title defense against @Amanda_Leoa at #UFC200https://t.co/boQx7dwTjX — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) April 7, 2016 Wednesday evening it was announced that Miesha Tate would be making her first title defense against Amanda Nunes in the co-main event of UFC 200. Tate was also scheduled to be working on...

Apr 7, 2016 8:32 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier opens up on injury in first video interview

Last week news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier would be unable to fight Jon Jones due to an injury sustained in training. Cormier underwent a procedure and revealed that he would be out for 5-6 weeks. In the meantime, the UFC booked Ovince Saint Preux to fill in on short notice for...

Apr 7, 2016 3:03 am

VIDEO | Host of Hollywood Today Live crushing on Luke Rockhold?

UFC Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and UFC veteran and former WEC champion Urijah Faber were guests on Hollywood Today Live recently and showed hosts Kristen Brockman and Tanner Thomason a few moves. Rockhold was paired up with Brockman and Faber had her perform the guillotine choke on the middleweight champ as Faber instructed. Brockman went...