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Sep 29, 2015 12:06 pm

Jones’ UFC Return Imminent? Dana And Lorenzo Show Up At JacksonWinkMMA

By now you might have heard the news about former UFC champion Jon Jones. The former 205 king appeared in court on Tuesday and left with 18 months of probation and no jail time after pleading guilty to a felony charge. Jones’ legal team was able to get Jones a plea deal and ultimately the judge...

Sep 28, 2015 4:34 pm

Julianna Pena: ‘My focus is not on Ronda Rousey…’

Despite what the rankings say, it seems as if anybody in the Ultimate Fighting Championship could arguable be two or three fights away from a shot at a title. Bethe Correia was ranked nowhere near the top five when it was announced she would be challenging Ronda Rousey for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship and...

Sep 28, 2015 12:19 pm

‘I need to get more popular if I’m going to get a title shot…’

Getting a title shot in the Ultimate Fighting Championship is a little more difficult than simply climbing your way up the ranks. One of the most recent head scratchers when it comes to a fighter getting a title shot is actually coming up this Saturday; Alexander Gustafsson will be challenging Daniel Cormier for the UFC...


Sep 27, 2015 8:30 am

Uriah Hall: ‘I’m back to being me: smooth and cool’

“UFC Fight Night 75” was an event built around the head coaches and students of “Road to UFC: Japan”. While Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson both dished out some punishment in the card’s main event, it was Uriah Hall who stole the show at the Saitama Super Arena. Gegard Mousasi was originally supposed to square...

Sep 27, 2015 6:00 am

McGregor is looking for revenge — ‘I want to KO Duffy stiff’

Conor McGregor’s path to the top of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s featherweight division was far from easy, but he surely made it look like it was. “The Notorious” put his division on notice in his first octagon appearance when he knocked veteran Marcus Brimage out in just over a minute into their fight. He went...

Sep 27, 2015 1:09 am

WATCH! Felice Herrig is getting back into fight mode!

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig is looking to get back into the octagon for the first time since her tough loss to Paige VanZant back in April. The “Ultimate Fighter” alum didn’t find success during the competition on Fox Sports 1, but she won her official octagon debut against Lisa Ellis during the finale. Now, Herrig...

Sep 23, 2015 6:08 pm

UFC’s Aljamain Sterling: ‘I Might Have To Retire And Get A Full Time Job’

UFC bantamweight Aljamain Sterling is currently ranked 6 in the division, has a three fight win streak and two finishes. Yet, he’s not feeling so great about the way things are going right now. Sterling took to Instagram to vent his frustration. Sterling posted a photoshopped image of him saying that he might have to...

Sep 21, 2015 6:18 pm

Frankie Edgar eyeing title fight with win over Chad Mendes

The stage was set at “UFC 189” for Conor McGregor to finally square off with Jose Aldo in their highly anticipated title fight. Plans crumbled, however, when Aldo suffered a rib injury and Dana White was forced to go on the hunt for a last-minute replacement. Former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar expected opportunity to...

Sep 21, 2015 6:07 pm

France holds their first event under unified rules

One of the most amazing parts about being a fan of a sport so young is the ability to watch it grow before your eyes. It wasn’t long ago that the Ultimate Fighting Championship was banned in the majority of the country, and now they are partnered with one of the biggest broadcasting companies in...

Sep 21, 2015 3:25 pm

Nevada Senator speaks out against how NSAC handled Nick Diaz’s suspension

Nevada State Athletic Commission’s suspension of Nick Diaz is not going unnoticed as everybody from Ronda Rousey to Katt Williams have spoken out against the punishment. Diaz tested positive for marijuana in one of his three drug tests at UFC 183 and is being forced to sit on the sidelines for five years. The fans...

Sep 21, 2015 2:29 pm

Alvarez is “baffled” by amount of people favoring Pettis

After the Ultimate Fighting Championship absorbed the likes of Strikeforce and World Extreme Cagefighting, diehard fans of mixed martial arts got to see a lot of their dream fights come to life. With Eddie Alvarez dominating the scene in Bellator at the time, though, fans still pondered who the best in the world truly was....

Sep 21, 2015 11:37 am

Dana White: GSP is never coming back to UFC

In 2013, Georges St. Pierre dropped a bombshell on the mixed martial arts community when he announced his temporary retirement. The Canadian forfeited his role as UFC Welterweight Champion and ultimately revealed he wanted the sport to be cleaned up. Nearly a year later, UFC President Dana White announced a sponsorship between the company and...

Sep 21, 2015 9:39 am

Miesha Tate is tired of being ‘pushed around’ by the UFC

No matter what their rank is, every woman in the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight division wants an opportunity to dethrone Ronda Rousey of her throne. While they will gain the championship, their stock will rise tenfold just for beating the most popular fighter the octagon has to offer now. While women like Holly Holm are...

Sep 20, 2015 2:33 pm

Thomson made more than 7 times what Reebok would have paid him in sponsors

When Reebok and Ultimate Fighting Championship signed an exclusive in-octagon sponsorship deal, fighters were reluctant to celebrate. Fighters like Urijah Faber would be forbidden from promoting his clothing line, Torque, in the octagon like he used to in earlier UFC and WEC days. Miesha Tate and Brendan Schaub sponsorship income would decrease by at least...

Sep 19, 2015 7:31 am

Duane Ludwig To Urijah Faber: ‘Let’s Just Squash All The Bullsh*t’

Former Team Alpha Male head coach Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig has made headlines in the last few months after making comments about the team, saying that TJ Dillashaw was the only one of them who really wanted to be a champion. Since then there’s been some back and forth between TAM and Ludwig. Obviously the other...

Sep 17, 2015 6:01 am

UFC Announces Their Return To London

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is heading back to London for the second time. The last time London held a UFC event it was headlined by Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa. Gus ended up winning that night, finishing Manuwa via TKO in the second round. Now the promotion will return with a Fight Night card, held...

Sep 14, 2015 7:51 pm

Gina Carano shows Nick Diaz some love and has a message for the NSAC

Fighters within the Ultimate Fighting Championship have voiced their opinions on how they think the Nevada State Athletic Commission handled Nick Diaz’s suspension, but this supporter came out of left field! Gina Carano may be big in the world of Hollywood now, but she actually helped pave the way for women in mixed martial arts...

Sep 14, 2015 1:38 pm

Ronda Rousey wins ESPN’s “Best Female Athlete Ever” Award

Only six fights into her Ultimate Fighting Championship career, Ronda Rousey has solidified herself as the most dominant athlete the sport has to offer. Fighters and naysayers can come along and try to challenge that, but the fact remains that nobody has destroyed their competition quite like Rousey has. After her victory at UFC 190...

Sep 14, 2015 10:18 am

Cyborg: Rousey is using Mayweather for publicity like she did with me

Ronda Rousey is, without a doubt, the biggest star the Ultimate Fighting Championship has to offer. However, it wasn’t long ago that the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion was relatively unknown with only a cult following in Strikeforce. “Rowdy” made her transition into the octagon and became the first woman champion in company history and soon,...

Sep 14, 2015 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen returns to action against Josh Barnett at Metamoris!

When fans think of the premier fight promotions of the world, names like the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA come spring to mind. In the grappling world, however, the choices are slim for professional jiu-jitsu players. Lucky for fans of the sport, that is changing now that Metamoris events and Eddie Bravo Invitational tournaments...

Sep 13, 2015 2:08 pm

Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida speak out on Pedro Rizzo’s retirement

When the Ultimate Fighting Championship traveled to Brazil for the first time in 1998, there was a slew of Brazilian fighters who made a name for themselves during the event. Vitor Belfort wowed the crowd in attendance when he only needed forty-four seconds to knock out Wanderlei Silva, but one heavyweight stood head and shoulders...

Sep 11, 2015 6:52 am

Former UFC Champ: ‘Dana’s Just A F*cking D*ck’

  Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia (31-10 MMA) was a recent guest on Chael Sonnen’s podcast, where he discussed a number of different topics, one of those being his departure from the UFC in July of 2008. According to “The Maine-Iac”, who asked to be released by the UFC in order to fight for Affliction in...

Sep 11, 2015 5:52 am

Invicta FC Champ Isn’t Interested In The UFC Or Kissing Butt

Invicta FC bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger has been pretty outspoken about her thoughts on the UFC. For a lot of fighters, the UFC is the final stop, the ultimate goal. For Evinger? Not so much. She’s happy where she is, as the Invicta FC champ and says she doesn’t want to have to censor herself...

Sep 5, 2015 8:57 am

UFC 191 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

Catch the latest episode of UFC 191 Embedded. This time around we see all the fighters working to make weight in their own unique ways. Check it out! ‘On Episode 5 of UFC 191 Embedded, it’s soundbytes and staredowns for the stars on the card at Ultimate Media Day: flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger...

Aug 31, 2015 2:40 pm

WATCH! UFC just signed this undefeated karate champion

The Ultimate Fighting Championship may have made one of their best signings of the year by picking up LEGACY FC mainstay Sage Northcutt. It sounds like a name out of a movie, but the Texas native is the real deal. Northcutt is a kickboxing and sport karate champion who has been training since the age...

Aug 30, 2015 3:32 pm

Frank Mir: The heavyweight division is the best it’s ever been

When spectators look at the talent pool in the sport of mixed martial arts, no other current fight promotion compare to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. There is no shortage of talent in the light heavyweight, welterweight or lightweight divisions; The top five fighters in those weight classes could be champions on any given day! There...