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Aug 3, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | UFC 201: The Thrill & Agony (preview)

In the main event of UFC 201 this past weekend, Tyron Woodley shocked the world as he knocked out Robbie Lawler in just minutes to claim the UFC welterweight championship. While the fight was a short one, it was an extremely impressive one for Woodley, who left the Octagon unscathed according to the UFC 201...

Aug 3, 2016 10:40 am

UFC officially announces Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson

After a brief period of anticipation, the UFC has officially announced Rafael dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson. Reports emerged earlier this week that the former lightweight champ would be returning to the Octagon in November to fight #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated showdown, however there had been no official word on...

Aug 3, 2016 2:02 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz punks fans picking Conor McGregor to win UFC 202 rematch

Nate Diaz is ready to show the world that the first fight with Conor McGregor was no fluke as he prepares for the rematch set for UFC 202 on August 20. While doing a media tour recently, Diaz appeared in a skit on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to surprise some unsuspecting fans of Conor McGregor. From...


Aug 2, 2016 9:30 pm

PHOTO | Alistair Overeem looking slimmed down ahead of UFC 203

In just over a month, MMA legend Alistair Overeem will step into the Octagon to fight UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in a highly anticipated showdown. Overeem is riding a 4-fight win streak that most recently saw him knock out Andrei Arlovski with a jumping front kick in the Netherlands at ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’....

Aug 2, 2016 1:14 pm

UFC 2016 moments summed up into one photo

2016 is far from over and it already has produced some historic moments in and out of the Octagon. From Nate Diaz handing Conor McGregor his first UFC loss to Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar testing positive for banned substances, fans have been taken for a wild ride with everything that has gone down with...

Aug 2, 2016 12:33 pm

Nate Diaz says the UFC is hoping that he loses rematch against Conor McGregor

UFC veteran Nate Diaz has gained a ton of fans and exposure since beating UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 196 in March. With their scheduled rematch set for UFC 202 in August, Diaz told Megan Olivi on UFC Fight Pass that he feels that the UFC is setting him up and hoping that...

Aug 2, 2016 11:07 am

Carlos Condit sick with UFC’s Reebok deal: ‘Something needs to be done’

UFC veteran Carlos Condit is very cognizant of the fact that he may not be fighting professionally for much longer, even with his love for the sport. While previously hinting at retirement, Condit could not get away from the fight game for too long following his title fight loss to the now former champion Robbie...

Aug 2, 2016 10:29 am

Rapper bashes Joe Rogan, threatens to punch UFC commentator

Earlier this month a video went viral of aspiring rapper Kasper Knight shooting himself in the mouth in order to get publicity. While many, including UFC commentator Joe Rogan mocked Knight for the act, which some viewed as an act of desperation, the rapper is now turning the tables on his critics. Knight took to...

Aug 2, 2016 9:58 am

UFC 201 medical suspensions

This past Saturday, fight fans witnessed an action packed night of fights headlined by a welterweight title scrap that saw Tyron Woodley capture the UFC welterweight championship by knocking out Robbie Lawler in just minutes. In the wake of the event, MMAFighting obtained the medical suspensions for the fighters on the event. As always, fighters...

Aug 2, 2016 8:14 am

UFC brass reportedly “unclear” on Ronda Rousey’s future

Earlier this month, when Amanda Nunes defeated Miesha Tate to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship, it was revealed that Ronda Rousey could receive an immediate title shot against the newly crowed champ. While there was no word on whether or not Rousey would take the offer, news has now surfaced that the UFC is...

Aug 2, 2016 7:00 am

UFC 201 salary report

This past Saturday, the UFC headed to Atlanta, Georgia to hold UFC 201. The event was an action packed one, with fight fans taking to social media to praise the card. In the co-main event, Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeated Rose Namajunas to become the #1 contender at strawweight, likely earning herself a crack at Joanna Jedrzejczyk....

Aug 1, 2016 12:59 pm

PHOTO | Khabib blasts Alvarez “You only have one UFC victory”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is not impresses with current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez’s latest win streak. In fact, “The Eagle” is claiming that Alvarez really only has one legitimate UFC victory under his belt. Here is what Nurmagomedov had to say about Alvarez on Instagram: So Alvarerez says that I never fight with top fighters and...

Aug 1, 2016 12:36 pm

BREAKING! BJ Penn targeted to return at UFC Manila this October

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn will return to the octagon on October 15 in Manila, Philippines, when he meets former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas. The UFC Hall of Fame fighter, Penn, has not stepped foot in the cage since his July 2014 loss to Frankie Edgar. The BJ Penn vs....

Aug 1, 2016 12:23 pm

Dana White proves that he absolutely cares about his UFC fans

Even with the sale of the UFC that has made Dana White into a much richer man, the President of the UFC proved that his heart is still in it all and cares about growing the sport by catering to the fans. At UFC 201, a fan tweeted to White that his seats were in...

Aug 1, 2016 11:17 am

PHOTO | CM Punk featured in new UFC 203 Poster

Former WWE champion CM Punk (0-0 MMA) will make his octagon debut at September’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland, Ohio. Punk is set to take on Mickey Gall (2-0 MMA) at the event, which takes place September 10 live from Quicken Loans Arena. UFC 203 is headlined by a heavyweight title fight featuring current...

Aug 1, 2016 1:33 am

New York lawyers attempting to create union for UFC fighters?

The talk about a fighter’s union has been floating around for quite some time. Most recently, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has been very vocal about fighters needing a union after his opponent Brock Lesnar tested positive for banned substances. Apparently UFC women’s strawweight Angela Magana was recently contacted by some lawyers in New York that...

Jul 31, 2016 6:44 pm

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley sends out a message 24 hours after capturing UFC gold

Tyron Woodley realized his dream last night in Atlanta by becoming the undisputed UFC welterweight champion of the world. “The Chosen One” scored a first-round knockout victory over Robbie Lawler in a bout which served as the main event for UFC 201. One day removed from his epic victory, Tyron Woodley sent out the following...

Jul 31, 2016 4:36 pm

Matchmaker: What’s next for the UFC 201 main card winners?

Last night’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta delivered with some memorable fights and solid finishes. Tyron Woodley became the UFC’s undisputed welterweight champion by scoring a first-round knockout victory over Robbie Lawler in the evenings main event. In the evening’s co-main event Karolina Kowalkiewicz picked up a split-decision victory over Rose Namajunas to earn herself...

Jul 31, 2016 4:32 pm

Matchmaker: What is next for the UFC 201 main card losing fighters?

Last night’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta delivered with some memorable fights and solid finishes. Tyron Woodley became the UFC’s undisputed welterweight champion by scoring a first-round knockout victory over Robbie Lawler in the evenings main event. In the evening’s co-main event Karolina Kowalkiewicz picked up a split-decision victory over Rose Namajunas to earn herself...

Jul 31, 2016 2:39 pm

UFC 201 Reebok Fighter Pay: Lawler takes home biggest payout

The fighters from last night’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta took home a combined $205,000 from the promotions athlete outfitting deal with Reebok. In the evenings main event Tyron Woodley defeated Robbie Lawler via knockout to become the UFC welterweight champion. “The Chosen One” received $30,000 from Reebok, while “Ruthless” took home a $40,000 payout....

Jul 31, 2016 2:26 pm

UFC 201 Bonus Report

UFC 201 in Atlanta delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 201 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 201’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Tyron Woodley earned a “Performance...

Jul 31, 2016 2:18 pm

VIDEO | UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor 2 – I Know You

A welterweight rematch between perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz and current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will headline next month’s highly anticipated UFC 202 fight card in Las Vegas. Diaz defeated McGregor via second-round submission earlier this year at UFC 196 and Conor has been obsessed with avenging the loss ever since. Check out the...

Jul 31, 2016 10:51 am

VIDEO | Watch this New extended UFC 202 preview

Perennial UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz shocked the world by defeating current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a welterweight bout at UFC 196 earlier this year. Diaz and McGregor will square off for a second time in the main event of UFC 202 next month in Las Vegas, Nevada. Check out this new extended...

Jul 31, 2016 10:46 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley’s UFC 201 backstage interview

Tyron Woodley earned the UFC welterweight championship at last night’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta by scoring a first-round knockout victory over Robbie Lawler in the evenings main event. Woodley spoke about his impressive performance backstage in the above video. “The Chose One” will likely make his first title defense against surging contender Stephen “Wonderboy”...

Jul 31, 2016 10:42 am

VIDEO | UFC 201 Post-Fight Press Conference (Highlights)

Tyron Woodley defeated Robbie Lawler via first-round knockout in the main event of last night’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta. See what “The Chosen One” and other UFC 201 main card competitors had to say at last night’s post-fight press conference in the above video. Who would you like to see newly crowned champion Tyron...