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Aug 29, 2016 3:35 pm

Paige VanZant comments on fighter pay and a career outside of the Octagon

Rising UFC star Paige VanZant’s stock continued its rise with her highlight reel knockout over Bec Rawlings at UFC on FOX 21 over the weekend. VanZant talked with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour following her big win and discussed the potential of doing more work outside of the Octagon and the future...

Aug 29, 2016 2:55 pm

Dos Anjos on McGregor vs. Diaz 2: I Just Saw Two Sloppy Guys

On Monday afternoon, Ariel Helwani returned to our screens with the latest episode of The MMA Hour. One of this episode’s many big-name guests was former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos, who offered up his thoughts on the recent blockbuster rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. While pretty much the whole world seemed...

Aug 29, 2016 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Commercial break footage of Carlos Condit and Demian Maia full of emotions

This video of Demian Maia & Carlos Condit during the commercial break after the fight ended has powerful imagery. pic.twitter.com/ZoBRhuSVwJ — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 29, 2016 The UFC welterweight division contenders are lining up for a chance to get a crack at the title. On Saturday, Demian Maia made a huge statement when he...

Aug 29, 2016 12:56 pm

Rashad Evans moving to middleweight following brutal KO loss

After a devastating knockout loss against Glover Teixeira back in April, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was at a crossroads. And while the defeat marks his second in a row, Evans is looking to a new weight class for not just redemption, but motivation as well. “When I was in the ring (against...

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 29, 2016 7:15 am

ODDS | CM Punk is a big underdog against Mickey Gall

Former WWE champion CM Punk (0-0 MMA) will make his mixed martial arts debut at next month’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland when he takes on Mickey Gall (2-0 MMA) on the evening’s main card. As you can imagine, the former WWE star has been labelled as the underdog in his first octagon appearance...

Aug 29, 2016 6:55 am

Kyle Noke Calls Out Neil Magny for Fight in Melbourne

Last November, the UFC touched down in sun-soaked Melbourne, Australia with UFC 193. The card, which would see Holly Holm upset Ronda Rousey with a second-round head-kick, entered the history books as the most attended event in UFC history with an audience of 56,000 fans. Earlier this month, news broke that the UFC would be...

Aug 29, 2016 6:20 am

Dana White on Vince McMahon: “He’s an animal and I respect it”

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey shocked fans in March of 2015 when she jumped into the pro wrestling ring with “The Rock” at WrestleMania 31. Earlier this summer former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar made waves when he returned to the octagon for a fight with Mark Hunt at...

Aug 28, 2016 8:13 pm

Cody Garbrandt on Bryan Caraway: “He’s a bigger b*tch than Dominick Cruz”

Following Cody Garbrandt’s first-round destruction of Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 202, UFC bantamweight contender Bryan Caraway reached out to UFC officials requesting a fight with the surging Team Alpha Male product. “No Love” has his sights set on a title bout with current UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz for his next fight and couldn’t help...

Aug 28, 2016 8:12 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov destroys Eddie Alvarez on social media

Undefeated UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov (23-0 MMA) has been campaigning for a title fight with current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. However, Eddie Alvarez seems to be more interested in making his first title defense against current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. “The Eagle” recently took to Twitter where he called Alvarez a “bullshit...

Aug 28, 2016 5:55 pm

Anthony Pettis is looking for title shots

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returned to the win column at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, this after he submitted Charles Oliveira in the third-round of their co-main event bout. The fight with Oliveira served as Pettis’ featherweight debut and the submission victory snapped Anthony’s three-fight losing skid. Following his...

Aug 28, 2016 5:55 pm

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt pokes fun at Dominick Cruz for having “daddy issues”

It is safe to say that current UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and rising division star Cody Garbrandt just don’t like each other. The fighters have been going back and forth on social media for weeks now and it doesn’t appear that the verbal warfare will be stopping anytime soon. Cruz ripped Grabrandt earlier this...

Aug 28, 2016 5:42 pm

Tyron Woodley appears to be getting fed up with the “Wonderboy” talk

Tyron Woodley realized his dream at last month’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta, when he became the UFC’s welterweight champion after scoring a first-round knockout victory over Robbie Lawler. Since winning the title Woodley has expressed his interest in having a “big money fight” for his first title defense. “The Chosen One” is hoping to...

Aug 28, 2016 4:17 pm

Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon have the utmost respect for each other

UFC lightweight veterans Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon went to war at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The bout, which was later awarded “Fight of the night” honors, went the full fifteen minutes and in the end Jim Miller was awarded a split-decision victory from the judges. Many...

Aug 28, 2016 12:07 pm

VIDEO | Paige VanZant talks about her KO victory over Bec Rawlings

UFC strawweight star Paige VanZant scored a beautiful second-round KO victory over Bec Rawlings at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Paige was able to land a switch kick to the head of Rawlings that sent her crashing to the canvas. “PVZ” discussed her big win backstage and stated...

Aug 28, 2016 10:56 am

McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh is ‘slightly terrified’ by Nate Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was able to drop Nate Diaz on three different occasions during their five-round war at UFC 202 in Las Vegas. Although “Mystic Mac” was able to find a home for his big left hand on frequent occasion against Diaz, Nate took all of the shots and just kept coming back....

Aug 28, 2016 6:49 am

MMA community reacts to Demian Maia’s submission win over Carlos Condit

In the main event of UFC on Fox 21 in Vancouver, Demian Maia kept his win streak going as he submitted Carlos Condit with a rear naked choke in the very first round. Below are some of the best reactions to Maia’s win: Damian Maia is the real https://t.co/RsUPBd4xtC — Al Iaquinta (@ALIAQUINTA) August 28,...

Aug 27, 2016 7:16 pm

Robbie Lawler is looking for a fight!

Former UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler is looking for a fight. UFC president Dana White told Damon Martin that Robbie Lawler is calling him everyday trying to get a fight right now. Dana White says Robbie Lawler is calling him everyday trying to get a fight right now#UFCVancouver — Damon Martin (@DamonMartin) August 27,...

Aug 27, 2016 7:12 pm

VIDEO | Watch Demian Maia submit Carlos Condit in round 1

Former UFC middleweight title contender Demian Maia scored a first-round finish over Carlos Condit tonight in Vancouver. Maia was able to get Condit to the ground early in the fight and promptly sunk in a rear-naked choke which forced Carlos to tapout: Yes. This happened. Demian Maia becomes the first man in 10 years to...

Aug 27, 2016 6:04 pm

VIDEO | Paige VanZant KOs Bec Rawlings

UFC strawweight star scored a highlight reel knockout over Bec Rawlings on the main card of tonight’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver. VanZant landed a switch kick to the head of Rawlings early on in round two that sent her crashing to the canvas. Paige quickly followed up with punches and the fight...

Aug 27, 2016 4:54 pm

VIDEO | Sam Alvey finishes Kevin Casey in round 2

UFC middleweight Sam Alvey just picked up a big TKO victory over Kevin Casey at tonight’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Alvey landed a solid left hand that dropped Casey and then followed up with some nasty ground and pound that prompted the referee to step in and stop the...

Aug 27, 2016 4:29 pm

Dana White is still pushing for a “Bones” vs. “Rumble” interim title fight

Following Anthony Johnson’s brutal 13-second knockout victory over Glover Teixeira in the co-main event of UFC 202, many fans and analysts expected that “Rumble’s” next fight would be a title bout against current champ Daniel Cormier. However, shortly after Johnson’s blistering uppercut victory, UFC president Dana White shocked fans by stating that he liked the...

Aug 27, 2016 3:34 pm

Georges St-Pierre reacts to teammate Rory MacDonald signing with Bellator

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald made waves last week when he announced that he had ‘jumped ship’ and signed with Bellator MMA. The top ranked welterweight fighter revealed his reasons for leaving the UFC during last night’s Bellator 160 press conference (watch here). MacDonald’s teammate and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre had...