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Mar 14, 2016 11:27 am

BREAKING: Matt Mitrione leaves the UFC for Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has acquired another big name from the UFC following the signing of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and MMA legend Wanderlei Silva. Former NFL player and UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione announced his decision to sign with Bellator MMA on the MMA Hour on Monday. Mitrione said that the UFC did not come...

Mar 13, 2016 12:47 pm

Video | Anderson Silva reenacts his favorite scene from Bad Boys 2

Watch as former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva reenacts his favorite scene from the movie ‘Bad Boys 2’. Anderson Silva is coming off a controversial decision loss to Michael Bisping in his most recent octagon appearance. Who would you like to see “The Spider” fight next? Sound off Penn Nation!

Mar 11, 2016 2:07 pm

Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock fail Bellator 149 drug tests

Back in February Bellator headed to Houston Texas for Bellator 149. The event was an interesting one to say the least. In the co-main event Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 squared off in a highly anticipated grudge match, while in the main event Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie had their trilogy fight nearly 25 years...

Mar 10, 2016 8:52 am

Tim Kennedy formally calls out Anderson Silva

While this isn’t the first time that Tim Kennedy has called out Anderson Silva, the stars may have aligned for a bout to finally be scheduled between the two men. After Tim Kennedy’s controversial loss to Yoel Romero, he took an indefinitely hiatus from competition. Now, a year and a half following the loss to...


Mar 3, 2016 8:51 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones’ meme of him

Daniel Cormier @dc_mma so funny talking about @JonnyBones "Carl Winslow" Instagram post on @FOXSportsLive last night https://t.co/WLSTxjyChq — Jay Onrait (@JayOnrait) March 3, 2016 Recently, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones posted a meme on Instagram taunting Daniel Cormier. The meme was a photoshop of the UFC 197 fight poster, with Daniel Cormier replaced...

Mar 2, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | A compilation of some of the worst fouls in MMA

Check out this compilation of some of the worst fouls to take place in the sport of MMA. These are moments in MMA history that have had people talking about long after the fight. From Heath Herring’s kiss that led to a knockout before the fight even started, all the way up to Ken Shamrock...

Mar 1, 2016 11:29 am

Jon Jones says he is set on a more meaningful opponent than Daniel Cormier

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to get his belt back. He will have his chance against champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 197 on April 23rd, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones spoke with MMA Junkie about the upcoming fight with Cormier and how he is feeling with his rival in the light...

Feb 28, 2016 10:55 am

Video: Michael Bisping says he blames Herb Dean for his stitches

Michael Bisping scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career yesterday in London, when he defeated former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva via unanimous decision. However, the victory did not come without controversy. During the final seconds of the third-round Bisping lost his mouth piece and tried to signal referee Herb Dean about it....

Feb 28, 2016 10:17 am

Nick Diaz blasts Michael Bisping with harsh meme

Apparently former UFC title challenger Nick Diaz was not to happy with Michael Bisping’s decision victory over Anderson Silva in London. Nick took his Facebook last night where he shared ‘fight.memes‘ photo blasting “The Count” for what some are calling a ‘controversial’ victory: Nick Diaz 13 hrs · fight.memes’s photo https://t.co/oN0BA6ZFtV instagram.com/p/BCUMa9uIqxF/   Ouch! Would you like to...

Feb 25, 2016 3:21 pm

Jon Jones fires back at Chuck Liddell

Chuck Liddell stirred up the UFC light heavyweight division recently when he broke down Jon Jones dominance, as well as how he would have defeated Jones in his prime. The controversial piece from Liddell however, came when he stated that he believed he could still give Jones some trouble in a fight. This prompted Jones...

Feb 21, 2016 8:11 am

Video Interview: Royce Gracie – Discusses the use of Martial arts – Real Scenarios

In the video above, Royce Gracie speaks with Luke Thomas with mmafighting.com about his views on the usage of martial arts, point systems and real situations that may arise to utilize your craft. Gracie fought Ken Shamrock at Bellator 149, defeating him via TKO in the 1st. Some controversy was displayed by Shamrock indicating that...

Feb 20, 2016 8:08 am

Royce Gracie releases statement on alleged low blow against Shamrock

Last night in the main event of Bellator 149 Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock faced off for the third time in their MMA careers. The fight was a controversial one that ended with Gracie ultimately getting the TKO win. Immediately Shamrock began complaining to the referee that Shamrock hit him below the belt, and that...

Feb 20, 2016 6:48 am

Video: Post Fight Press Conference – Bellator 149

Missed the live post-fight presser? Check out what you missed when the fighters last night got their last words in after the event. Check out what co-main event fighter Kimbo Slice and BJJ legend Royce Gracie had to say about his performances’ last night.

Feb 18, 2016 10:03 pm

WATCH! What’s next for Nate Diaz & Carlos Condit?

Carlos Condit is coming off a failed bid at the UFC welterweight championship back at UFC 195. Condit and welterweight champion Robbie Lawler fought to a controversial decision that ultimately saw Lawler pick up the split decision win to retain the UFC welterweight championship. Condit has since revealed that if he doesn’t get another crack...

Feb 16, 2016 9:40 am

Manny Pacquiao apologizes for comparing homosexuals to animals

Famed prizefighter Manny Pacquiao found himself under fire recently after comments he made some controversial statements regarding homosexuality. ‘Pac Man’ stated that animals “are even better (than humans), because they know how to distinguish from male to male or female to female.” The video went viral, and even lead to Floyd Mayweather sticking up for...

Feb 13, 2016 7:46 am

Stephen Thompson politely fires back at Tyron Woodley

Back at UFC 192 Tyron Woodley and former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks were slated to square off to decide who would get a crack at Robbie Lawler’s welterweight championship. Hendricks had a weight-cut mishap and was rushed to the hospital. Woodley was ultimately awarded the title shot by UFC President Dana White. Lawler went...

Feb 12, 2016 1:21 pm

Venator FC President responds to Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller’s recent arrest

The exciting news of Jason “Mayhem” Miller’s return to fighting was overshadowed by his recent arrest that came coincidentally close to the news of his comeback. Frank Merenda, President, and co-founder of Venator FC released a statement to MMA Weekly today regarding “Mayhem” and his arrest, and the plans for his scheduled fight with Luke...

Feb 11, 2016 8:52 am

WATCH! Carlos Condit back training after UFC 195 fight

Earlier this year at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Carlos Condit and Robbie Lawler went to war for 5 rounds for the welterweight championship. Ultimately Lawler retained the welterweight championship in a controversial decision. While the UFC has yet to announce whether or not Condit will get an immediate rematch given how close the fight...

Feb 9, 2016 8:39 am

Stephen Thompson makes massive jump up UFC welterweight rankings

This past Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Las Vegas’ Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson shocked the world as he ran right through former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Thompson showed that his style of kickboxing works against elite level wrestlers such as Johny Hendricks as he picked up an impressive 1st round TKO win. With the win...

Feb 6, 2016 7:53 am

Johny Hendricks promising finish in fight with Stephen Thompson

In addition to catching criticism for missing weight, Johny Hendricks has also caught criticism for allowing fights to go to a decision. While Hendricks has 8 KO wins in his 20 fight professional career, recently many of Hendricks’ fights have gone to a decision, some of them being controversial ones. Ahead of his ‘UFC Fight...

Feb 5, 2016 2:45 pm

WATCH! Georges St. Pierre hitting mitts – return imminent?

There has been much speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre would ever return to the Octagon following his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks. Recently, Tristar gym head coach Firas Zahabi stated that he believed GSP would be ready to ‘make a splash’ sooner rather than...

Feb 5, 2016 11:10 am

Coach explains why Alexander Gustafsson is back at Alliance MMA

Alexander Gustafsson currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon, however in the wake of his controversial split decision loss to Daniel Cormier back at UFC 192, Gustafsson is back training at Alliance MMA in California under Eric Del Fierro. With Anthony Johnson’s recent win over Ryan Bader this past weekend in New Jersey...

Feb 4, 2016 1:01 pm

Chael Sonnen says he is a ‘huge supporter of Donald Trump’

Chael Sonnen has never been one to shy away from his words or his opinion. The retired UFC veteran spoke with FOX Sports on the topic of politics and how he feels Donald Trump has changed the game. “I’m a huge supporter of Trump,” Sonnen told FOX Sports. “When people talk about him, I hear...

Feb 4, 2016 11:44 am

On This Day: Carlos Condit defeats Nick Diaz, becomes interim champion

It was on this day 4 years ago that Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz fought for the UFC interim welterweight champion. The bout was set up after GSP withdrew from his UFC 143 bout with Diaz due to a torn ACL. The UFC ultimately replaced GSP with Condit, and made the bout an interim championship...

Feb 4, 2016 8:15 am

UPDATES! BJ Penn, Alexander Gustafsson, Yoel Romero, and John Dodson

With the UFC’s packed schedule it’s easy to get left behind in the ever changing world of MMA news. Ariel Helwani joined ‘UFC Tonight’ to give updates on just what’s going on with several top-ranked fighters. In the video above you can get updates on the following situations: First up is our namesake BJ Penn,...