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Apr 2, 2017 12:37 pm

UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2 Fight Card and Start Time

The octagon will return to Buffalo on April 8 for UFC 210, a pay-per-view event headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champion Daniel Cormier taking on top division contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Cormier and Johnson first met at UFC 187 in 2015, where Cormier was able to weather some early adversity...

Mar 31, 2017 8:47 am

Daniel Cormier talks first Anthony Johnson fight, upcoming rematch

Back in 2015, Daniel Cormier stepped into the Octagon, fresh off his UFC 182 defeat to Jon Jones, to fight Anthony Johnson for the vacant light heavyweight championship. Cormier filled in for Jones at UFC 187, after Jones was stripped of the light heavyweight title for his infamous hit and run incident. Despite being hit...

Mar 29, 2017 11:15 am

Glover Teixeira following Chuck Liddell’s guidelines for retirement

UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell stepped away from the Octagon many years ago following his UFC 115 KO loss to Rich Franklin, which saw him drop his third straight loss. How did Liddell know it was time to retire? In addition to realizing he was past his physical peak, he no longer enjoyed going...

Mar 29, 2017 10:54 am

Rumors and reports for July’s blockbuster UFC 213 card

Every July for the past six years, the UFC has taken over the combat sports hub of Las Vegas, Nevada with its International Fight Week. This exciting week, which is generally highlighted by several action-packed fight cards, has become the busiest stretch on the UFC’s annual calendar. This year will be no exception. Already, we...

Mar 27, 2017 1:22 pm

Dillon Danis vs. Jake Shields grappling match to headline SUG 4

Earlier this month, we learned that BJJ whiz Dillon Danis had signed with Bellator MMA. Danis is expected to debut with the organization later this year. The exciting thing about this debut, of course, is that it will mark not only his first fight with Bellator, but his first mixed martial arts bout outright. While...

Mar 26, 2017 5:18 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier and Andre Ward discuss his UFC 210 fight with Anthony Johnson

Daniel Cormier and Andre Ward discuss his UFC 210 fight with Anthony Johnson. The octagon will return to Buffalo on April 8 for UFC 210, a pay-per-view event headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champion Daniel Cormier taking on top division contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The pay-per-view fight card will mark...

Mar 21, 2017 1:41 pm

Jeff Monson scheduled to fight convicted murderer in Russia

MMA veteran Jeff Monson is scheduled to face an opponent that may be even scarier than “The Snowman” himself. Bloody Elbow reported the Russian website Tass.ru has announced that Monson will take on Maxim Novoselov at Clash of the Titans on April 22 in Kursk, Russia. The report states that the 44-year-old Novoselov is a...

Mar 15, 2017 7:58 am

Daniel Cormier comments on shortage of contenders at light heavyweight

In a few short weeks, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will attempt to defend his title against destructive challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. If all goes Cormier’s way, he’ll then attempt to defend his title against Jon Jones, a troubled former champion and his biggest rival. Beyond bouts with Rumble and Jones, however, it’s hard...

Mar 14, 2017 9:50 am

VIDEO | Watch Jimi Manuwa crush Ovince St. Preux ahead of UFC London

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in beautiful London, England with an exciting looking night of fights. This event, which will air entirely on UFC Fight Pass, will be headlined by a light heavyweight showdown between England’s own Jimi Manuwa, who currently holds the number four spot in the light heavyweight rankings, and American...

Mar 13, 2017 5:03 pm

Breaking! Dillon Danis signs with Bellator MMA

Jiu-Jitsu ace Dillon Danis is headed to the mixed martial arts cage. Danis, who is a good friend and training partner of current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, signed a promotional deal with Bellator on Monday according to Yahoo Sports. Like his good friend Conor McGregor, Danis exudes a ton of confidence and rightfully so....

Mar 8, 2017 8:52 am

Daniel Cormier is not happy with the official UFC 210 poster

In a few short weeks, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will attempt to defend his title against absurdly powerful knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The pair’s light heavyweight title showdown, which was originally expected to headline UFC 206 back in December, will instead serve as the main event of UFC 210 on April 8...

Mar 2, 2017 1:36 pm

VIDEO | Justin Bieber taps out friend with armbar submission

Justin Bieber is a fan of both boxing and mixed martial arts. He is a good friend to Floyd Mayweather, as we have seen him walking out with the retired boxing legend to the ring on some of his big fights in the past. Bieber is also a fan of UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor...

Feb 28, 2017 8:32 am

Anthony Johnson plans to ‘Whoop Cormier’s ass’ at UFC 210

In just over one month, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon against Anthony Johnson for a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 210. The first time the pair met in the Octagon, they were fighting for Jon Jones vacant light heavyweight title two years ago,...

Feb 23, 2017 11:18 pm

Fighters most tested by USADA in 2016

Throughout the course of 2016, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has continued to crack down on performance enhancing drugs used both in competition and out of competition by fighters. This has resulted in quite a bit of fighters being suspended for potential USADA violations, most notably former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, and former UFC...

Feb 19, 2017 7:37 am

Chael Sonnen wanted to fight Fedor on hours’ notice, Bellator was interested

Last night, Bellator MMA returned to San Jose, California with Bellator 172. Until yesterday afternoon, we expected this card to be headlined by a heavyweight scrap between UFC veteran Matt Mitrione and heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko. Unfortunately, disaster struck on Saturday afternoon, when Mitrione was forced out of the bout with kidney stones. In the...

Feb 18, 2017 8:51 am

Daniel Cormier forces Anthony Johnson to stand in new interview

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier pulled one of the most savage moves in recent memory when he decided to make UFC fight heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson stand during an interview because there was only one seat available. Cormier, who will be having his highly anticipated rematch with Johnson at UFC 210 on April...

Feb 14, 2017 8:27 am

Derek Brunson statement on Anderson Silva loss

This past weekend at UFC 208, MMA icon Anderson Silva snapped a 2-fight skid as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Derek Brunson in a highly anticipated scrap between two of the most exciting fighters in the middleweight division. Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, many believe Brunson won...

Feb 7, 2017 12:09 pm

Frankie Edgar weighs-in on UFC’s string of interim titles

Recently, the UFC brass has received some mixed reactions from fans regarding interim titles. Over the course of the last year, the UFC has put on several interim title fights where some fans feel they were unnecessary. At UFC 197 in April of 2016, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones stepped into the Octagon...

Feb 7, 2017 9:41 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza trashes Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 208, middleweight star Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will take on the ever-dangerous Tim Boetsch. Given that Jacare is one of the top contenders in the middleweight division, and Boetsch is on the very fringes of the divisional top-15, the announcement of this matchup was initially a bit of...

Feb 4, 2017 9:47 am

EXCLUSIVE | Derek Brunson breaks down Anderson Silva fight

At UFC 208 next weekend, middleweight contender Derek Brunson will step into the Octagon to fight former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva in a highly anticipated matchup that is guaranteed to produce fireworks. While fighting a legend like Silva may seem like a daunting task to some, Brunson is very aware of what his strengths...

Feb 1, 2017 11:48 pm

Anthony Johnson explains what will go different in Daniel Cormier rematch

At UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon in hopes of defending his title for the second time when he faces streaking contender Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch. This isn’t the first time the pair have met in the Octagon. After Jon Jones was pulled from his...

Feb 1, 2017 6:00 am

Report: Rashad Evans likely to make middleweight debut at UFC 209

According a report from ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is likely to make his debut in the middleweight division at UFC 209 on March 4. Though nothing is official just yet, his opponent for this middleweight debut is expected to be Australia’s Daniel Kelly. Per sources, not official yet but...

Jan 27, 2017 1:33 pm

Stephen Thompson responds to Tyron Woodley claiming he’s the most hated champion

Recently, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley controversially stated that he was the most hated champion in the UFC, and had been treated worse than any other UFC champion. Woodley explained why he believed race played a key factor in the unfair treatment, noting that former UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was quickly vilified...

Jan 25, 2017 6:13 pm

BREAKING! Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson official

Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson is official! Wednesday evening, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier announced via UFC Tonight that he would be stepping into the Octagon on April 8th in Buffalo, New York to square off against top ranked light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson. The fight is expected to headline the event, and will...