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Sep 1, 2017 6:47 am

John Dodson vs Marlon Moraes Added to Surprisingly Stacked UFC Norfolk Card

Sometimes, those small UFC events in between the big pay-per-views reward us with a load of combat violence that makes being a fan all worth while. In November, after the smoke from Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre has cleared, the UFC touches down in Norfolk, Virginia for a pretty killer free card. Just added last...

Aug 28, 2017 9:01 am

Joe Lauzon returns at UFC Fight Night 120 in Norfolk

According to a release from the UFC, all-action lightweight veteran Joe Lauzon will return to the Octagon when the UFC touches down in Norfolk, VA on November 11. His opponent will be a grizzled veteran of a similar vintage – and with a similar propensity for wild fights – Clay “The Carpenter” Guida. Given that...

Aug 19, 2017 10:09 am

Andrei Arlovski and Felice Herrig receive their next octagon opponents

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (25-15 MMA) will look to snap his current five-fight losing skid on November 11 when he squares off with Junior Albini (14-2 MMA) at UFC Norfolk. UFC officials announced the heavyweight tilt earlier today. Arlovski was most recently seen in action this past June where he suffered a unanimous...

Aug 17, 2017 6:00 am

Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw is official for UFC 217, Garbrandt issues quick threat

It’s official. UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will attempt the very first defense of his bantamweight title at UFC 217, this November 4 in New York City, New York. His opponent will be his arch rival, former champion TJ DIllashaw. Though this bout has long been expected to occur at this November card, which goes...

Jul 30, 2017 9:34 am

Pros react to Robbie Lawler’s thrilling victory over Donald Cerrone

Fight fans were treated to an awesome welterweight scrap at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, as “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler took on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The former UFC welterweight champion of the world, Lawler, had a strong opening round as he quickly blitzed Cerrone with punches right from the opening bell. “Cowboy” would come...

Jun 22, 2017 6:57 am

BJ Penn explains choice to reunite with Marinovich for Dennis Siver training

Ahead of his Sunday night Oklahoma City showdown with Dennis Siver, our own BJ Penn has been training with a familiar face in Gary Marinovich. Alongside his brother Marv, Marinovich helped Penn author his defeats of Kenny Florian and Diego Sanchez – two of the most impressive wins of his career. On the latest episode...

Jun 11, 2017 2:16 pm

Evan Dunham calls for scrap with “whiny b*tch” Al Iaquinta

Over the last few weeks, dangerous UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta has been flirting with the idea of a scrap with welterweight knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry. With Perry now scheduled to battle Thiago Alves at UFC 215 this August, however, Iaquinta will have to look elsewhere in the search for his next opponent. Evan Dunham...

Jun 8, 2017 8:29 am

VIDEO | Bulgarian slugfest ends in faceplant KO

Wild brawl ends with a faceplant KO at SFC 5 in Bulgaria last weekend. Andrew Conor vs. Nuri Habilov. Full event: https://t.co/oLjfj1Uu6F pic.twitter.com/K2Tix0rH0m — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) June 7, 2017 In a fight that looks reminiscent of Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez, we can see two Bulgarian fighters brawling for nearly a minute and a half...

Jun 6, 2017 11:59 am

Ricardo Lamas gets replacement opponent for UFC 214 in Anaheim

Originally, Ricardo Lamas was expected to take on a fellow former title challenger in “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung when the UFC touches down in Anaheim, California, this July 29. Unfortunately, the undead Korean was forced out of this anticipated featherweight scrap with a severely damaged leg. And so began the hunt for a...

Jun 3, 2017 8:20 am

Mike Perry and Al Iaquinta trade shots on Twitter

UFC welterweight Mike Perry, and UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta have continued to trade shots on social media for quite some time. This week, the pair’s beef escalated once again when Perry mentioned Iaquinta in a tweet while calling out Thiago Alves for a welterweight showdown: @ALIAQUINTA is just tryin to get paid for fightin a...

Jun 2, 2017 10:31 am

‘The Korean Zombie’ out of fight with Ricardo Lamas due to injury

Unfortunate news surfaced Friday morning that UFC featherweight Chan Sung Jung, also known as The Korean Zombie, was forced to pull out of his upcoming fight with Ricardo Lamas due to an undisclosed injury. Robin Black broke the news on social media: BREAKING NEWS: @KoreanZombieMMA is injured and out of his fight w @RicardoLamasMMA at...

May 23, 2017 12:24 pm

Twitter beef! Tony Ferguson and Al Iaquinta go at it

How does a lightweight clash between Tony Ferguson vs Al Iaquinta sound to you? On Sunday, Iaquinta shifted his focus from Sage Northcutt and put the #2 UFC ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson in his sights and let it be known on Twitter. Iaquinta: Everyone say a prair Sage north cut got his tonsils out Everyone...

May 16, 2017 8:30 am

Anthony Johnson: “I was never a fighter”

Recently, former UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson announced his retirement from MMA following his 2nd round submission loss to Daniel Cormier at UFC 210, marking his second defeat to Cormier. In his post-fight Octagon interview, Johnson revealed that he would be retiring from MMA to pursue other ventures. While Anthony Johnson didn’t immediately reveal...

May 8, 2017 6:49 am

Al Iaquinta: If they paid me good enough I’d love to fight Mike Perry

Last month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Nashville, Tennessee, lightweight star Al Iaquinta scored a crushing, one-punch knockout over the durable veteran Diego Sanchez. Earlier the same night, welterweight star “Platinum” Mike authored a 2016 knockout of the year contender, cutting Jake Ellenberger down with a second-round elbow. Since then,...

May 6, 2017 12:15 pm

VIDEO | BJ Penn vs. Lyoto Machida

VIDEO | BJ Penn vs. Lyoto Machida In March of 2005, our namesake BJ Penn took on future UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida under the K1 fight banner in Saitama, Japan. The fight took place at an open weight class with Penn weighing in at 191 pounds and “The Dragon” weighing in at 225...

May 5, 2017 11:09 am

Al Iaquinta calls for the UFC to cut him

UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta is once again engaged in a heated standoff with his employers stemming back to his recent 1st round KO win over Diego Sanchez last month. Prior to the fight, Iaquinta had been sidelined for two years while engaged in a dispute with the UFC over his contract. Iaquinta and the UFC...

Apr 29, 2017 9:58 pm

Al Iaquinta continues “Raging”, pokes fun at UFC President Dana White

Al Iaquinta continues “Raging”, pokes fun at UFC President Dana White Al Iaquinta has proven to be one of the UFC’s top lightweight fighters. The 29-year-old New York native is coming off a very impressive knockout victory over former title challenger Diego Sanchez which took place at UFC Fight Night 108 last weekend in Nashville....

Apr 28, 2017 11:55 pm

Mike Perry and Al Iaquinta trade barbs on Twitter

Following ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’ both UFC welterweight Mike Perry and UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta engaged in a rather heated feud. Iaquinta returned to the UFC at ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’ following a 2-year layoff, making a statement in his return fight as he knocked out Diego Sanchez in the first round of their three...

Apr 27, 2017 1:30 pm

Kevin Lee fires back at Al Iaquinta: ‘Nobody give a f**k if u retire’

UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta made his return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 108 last weekend after a short retirement. “Raging” Al made quick work of the tough and always game Diego Sanchez, walking away with a KO win in the first round. Following the win, Iaquinta let out his rage, exclaiming his less...

Apr 27, 2017 8:59 am

Mike Perry offers Al Iaquinta advice regarding dispute with UFC

Prior to his UFC return this past weekend, where he picked up an impressive first round KO win over Diego Sanchez, UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta was engaged in a very long and very public contract dispute with the UFC. The dispute was so heated that Iaquinta even went as far as to retire from MMA,...

Apr 26, 2017 7:10 am

Al Iaquinta blasts Kevin Lee and others in fiery Twitter tirade

Late last year, New York’s Al Iaquinta withdrew from the stacked UFC 205, citing a contract dispute with the UFC. This dispute continued over the coming weeks, until Iaquinta opted to hang up the gloves, and focus on a burgeoning real estate career. Thankfully for Iaquinta fans, this retirement was short-lived. Over the weekend, the...

Apr 25, 2017 11:50 am

VIDEO | Top 10 UFC knockouts of 2017 so far

2016 was a great year for UFC knockouts. We saw Michael Bisping KO Luke Rockhold. We saw Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone chop Matt Brown down with a head kick. We watched Tyron Woodley crush the notoriously durable Robbie Lawler to win UFC welterweight gold. We saw Conor McGregor smash Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title....

Apr 25, 2017 8:25 am

Rizin FF sends message to furious Al Iaquinta regarding boos after KO win

This past weekend in Nashville, Tennessee, UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta returned to the Octagon after nearly a 2-year hiatus from the Octagon. In 2015, Iaquinta quickly climbed the UFC lightweight rankings, as he went on an impressive 4-fight win streak. Iaquinta was fresh off a submission loss to Mitch Clarke in 2014, when he picked...

Apr 23, 2017 11:15 am

UFC Fight Night 108 Reebok Outfitting Pay: Artem Lobov takes home $2,500

Last night’s UFC Fight Night 108 event in Nashville delivered with some very exciting scraps and memorable finishes. In the evening’s main event, featherweight fighters Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov went to war, exchanging bombs for the better part of twenty five minutes. After the horn sounded to end round five, the bout was left...