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Nov 11, 2016 8:11 am

Alan Jouban offers to step in and fight Donald Cerrone

Friday morning the MMA community learned that Kelvin Gastelum had missed weight, and his UFC 205 fight with Donald Cerrone was subsequently cancelled as a result of him being unable to make weight. While Cerrone weighed-in at 170 pounds, Gastelum never stepped on the scale for the fight, withdrawing from the fight before ever attempting...

Nov 11, 2016 6:51 am

Thiago Alves Misses Weight for Planned Lightweight Debut

Former UFC title challenger Thiago Alves has spent the last few years realizing hot-and-cold success at welterweight. After a savage, 2015 TKO loss to Carlos Condit, the dangerous Brazilian striker opted to head south in search of greener pastures at lightweight. Originally, Alves’ planned lightweight debut was expected to pit him against New York’s Al...

Nov 10, 2016 5:06 pm

EXCLUSIVE | UFC middleweight Yoel Romero has nothing but love for Conor McGregor

UFC 205 takes place this Saturday on November 12 with an absolutely stacked card. UFC middleweight Yoel Romero is set to take on former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman on the main pay-per-view card in what could determine the next contender to challenge UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping for his belt. With the crucial middleweight...

Nov 10, 2016 1:21 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor tries to launch a chair at Eddie Alvarez during UFC 205 press conference

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor nearly got into another press conference object-throwing war today during the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference. Back at UFC 202’s pre-fight press conference, “The Notorious” and Nate Diaz got into a crazy war throwing various objects including water bottles, energy drink cans, and a cup of coffee. McGregor showed up...

Nov 10, 2016 8:40 am

Stipe Miocic weighs-in on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match

Prior to Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 back in August, there were talks of the featherweight superstar potentially making the jump to pro boxing to compete with boxing icon Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match. While both sides verbally agreed on the fight, with talks going as far as...

Nov 10, 2016 7:51 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor swarmed by fans on way to UFC 205 media day

UFC featherweight superstar Conor McGregor is undoubtably one of the most recognizable figures in professional sports today. With McGregor’s stock at an all-time high ahead of his UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez this Saturday in New York, where he will look to become the first simultaneous two-division UFC champion, Rolls Royce has decided to...

Nov 9, 2016 11:12 am

Stephen Thompson prepared to go 5 rounds with Tyron Woodley

Saturday evening in New York, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson will step into the Octagon with Tyron Woodley for a highly anticipated welterweight showdown in a fight which will serve as Woodley’s first title defense since winning the belt at UFC 201 earlier this year. Despite Woodley calling out Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz following his UFC...

Nov 9, 2016 7:01 am

Brackets Set for Final Rounds of Rizin’s Openweight Grand Prix

Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation will close out 2016 in the biggest way possible, with the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals of their hyped Openweight Grand Prix. The tournament quarterfinals will occur on December 29, while the semifinals and finals will occur two nights later on the 31. Late on Tuesday night, the Japanese organization revealed the...

Nov 9, 2016 5:58 am

UFC to Return to London, England, and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in Early 2017

Good news for fight fans in Canada and the United Kingdom: The UFC is planning stops in both countries in the first quarter of 2017. The organization will first take over beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on February 19, before returning to London, England’s O2 Arena on March 18. The UFC’s February show in Halifax...

Nov 8, 2016 2:36 pm

Dana White weighs-in on effects of Jon Jones taking time off

While former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is widely believed to be the pound for pound kingpin in MMA, Jones has fought just once in nearly two years. After defeating Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated grudge match in January of 2015, Jones was booked to defend his title against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson later...

Nov 8, 2016 12:43 pm

BREAKING | UFC 205’s Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy Bout Is Reportedly Off

UFC 200, which occured in July of this year, was supposed to be a great card. Unfortunately, its lineup was torn asunder by injuries and PED busts, until it stood out as more of good card. We’ve been much more lucky in the case of UFC 205, the mammoth card that marks the UFC’s debut...

Nov 8, 2016 12:27 pm

Frankie Edgar breaks down loss to Jose Aldo

Back in July, at UFC 200, Frankie Edgar & Jose Aldo stepped into the Octagon to square off for the interim featherweight championship. In addition to the pair fighting for the interim featherweight strap, they were also fighting for a chance to step into the Octagon with featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who knocked out Aldo...

Nov 8, 2016 8:39 am

John Kavanagh explains similarities between Eddie Alvarez & Rafael dos Anjos

While Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos may not have fought at UFC 196 for the lightweight championship as initially planned, McGregor’s training for dos Anjos very well could have helped him prepare for his current opponent, Eddie Alvarez. McGregor, who faces Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 this Saturday, where he hopes...

Nov 8, 2016 7:33 am

VIDEO | Rashad Evans Recounts his Top 8 Moments Inside the Octagon

This Saturday, the UFC will take over Madison Square Garden with UFC 205. The card will mark the UFC’s debut in New York City, New York, and to celebrate the occasion, the organization has stacked the lineup to the brim. The card is topped by three title fights. The most high-profile of these championship bouts...

Nov 7, 2016 7:17 pm

Duke Roufus on Woodley vs. Thompson: “It Reminds Me of Ali-Frazier 1”

This weekend, in the co-main event of the blockbuster UFC 205, new welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt the first defense of his title against streaking karate specialist Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. In advance of this massive welterweight showdown, Woodley’s current coach Duke Roufus appeared on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour to discuss his student’s looming...

Nov 7, 2016 4:40 pm

VIDEO | Arrogant fighter gets knocked out immediately after taunting opponent

It’s one thing when trying to get into your opponents head and then there is actually taking a kick to the head. David “One More” Round learned this the hard way at Superior Challenge 14 – Stockholm last month in Sweden. Round was matched up against Sadibou Sy and as you can see from the...

Nov 7, 2016 3:45 pm

BJ Penn cleared of charges in sexual assault case

On Monday, TMZ reported that BJ Penn has been cleared of charges related to a sexual assault case stemming from an alleged incident that took place in 2015. TMZ reported that the County of Hawaii prosecuting attorney said that the case has “officially been declined for prosecution because we ‘don’t have sufficient evidence to charge...

Nov 6, 2016 10:14 am

Check out the Official Poster for UFC Fight Night 100!

On November 19, the UFC will promote its 100th Fight Night card. This card will emanate from the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in beautiful Sao Paolo, Brazil. Initially, the card was expected to be headlined by a light heavyweight showdown between Swedish contender Alexander Gustafsson and Brazilian veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. When Gustafsson withdrew from the bout...

Nov 6, 2016 9:20 am

VIDEO | Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas Full Fight Video Highlights

Down goes Vargas #PacVargas pic.twitter.com/6Kd8UjdQk1 — Fancy Combat (@FancyCombat) November 6, 2016 Pacquiao vs. Vargas #PacVargas #PacquiaoVargas Highlights pic.twitter.com/ugOIdwNyOe — Fancy Combat (@FancyCombat) November 6, 2016 Last night, while Tony Ferguson and Rafael Dos Anjos dazzled mixed martial arts fans with a five-round classic in Mexico City, the boxing world had their eyes glued firmly...

Nov 6, 2016 6:36 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson and Rafael Dos Anjos Octagon Interviews

Last night, the UFC returned to sun soaked Mexico City, Mexico for the first time since June of 2015. The organization did so with a compelling, 13-fight card in UFC Fight Night 98. The card was topped by an anticipated lightweight bout that promised to thrust the winer directly into lightweight title contention. In one...

Nov 6, 2016 5:58 am

UFC Fight Night 98 Bonuses: Tony Ferguson and Rafael Dos Anjos Get Rewarded For Epic Scrap

Last night, the UFC returned to Mexico City, Mexico, with a compelling, 13-fight card. Though many of the matchups on the bill resulted in rather lacklustre decisions, the card was highlighted by several performances that were clear choices for post-fight bonuses. The main event was one of these fights. That main event pitted former lightweight...

Nov 5, 2016 5:24 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 98 Results: Douglas Silva de Andrade TKO’s Henry Briones

A bantamweight bout between Henry Briones and Douglas Silva de Andrade kicked off the UFC Fight Night 98 prelims on FS1. Both men were happy to trade shots early, as round one began with a furious exchange of punches. These two bantamweights are just SWINGING! What a fun first round between @HenBriones & Silva de...

Nov 5, 2016 11:18 am

Tom Lawlor reveals what substance he tested positive for

Recently, it was revealed that UFC middleweight Tom Lawlor had been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from a random out-of-competition drug test back in October. While details regarding Lawlor’s failed drug test were not made immediately available, ‘Filthy’ has now taken to social media to give an update on the situation to...

Nov 5, 2016 10:24 am

Charles Oliveira’s camp blames 9 pound weight miss on altitude

Friday afternoon, #8 ranked UFC featherweight Charles ‘Do Bronx’ Oliveira stepped onto the scale to weigh-in for his ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3’ Finale scrap with Ricardo Lamas on Saturday. Oliveira hit the scales and weighed-in a whopping nine pounds overweight, nearly an entire weight-class, 10 pounds over the featherweight limit if taking into...