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Apr 15, 2016 8:38 am

Matt Brown sounds off on Lyoto Machida’s banned substance usage

Earlier this week news surfaced that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had been pulled from his upcoming UFC on FOX 19 scrap against Dan Henderson after admitting to using a banned substance during an out-of-competition drug test. While Dan Henderson was extremely pissed about the situation, Machida claimed that he was unaware that the substance...

Apr 15, 2016 8:17 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos’ trainer spills the beans, RDA fighting at UFC 200

[ooyala code=”0yZzJ1MjE6scArx6PKejAKmYeud3TaAR” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] While it seemed that the ‘big fights’ at UFC 200 had all been announced, it appears that may not be the case! In addition to McGregor vs. Diaz II, Tate vs. Nunes, and Edgar vs. Aldo II, it appears as though UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will...

Apr 14, 2016 11:21 pm

Tim Kennedy refuses to be silenced on issue of fighter pay

While many UFC fighters are opposed to the UFC’s uniform deal with Reebok, none have been more outspoken than top middleweight Tim Kennedy. Kennedy hasn’t fought in the UFC in nearly two years following his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178, however he has been looking to return to the Octagon sooner...


Apr 14, 2016 11:26 am

VIDEO | Tecia Torres does an astounding job promoting new co-main event fight with Rose Namajunas

[ooyala code=”Q5aWV0MjE6W2eUIVwMkL0LLR6ReMl4N_” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true”] Unfortunate circumstances have shaken up the UFC on FOX 19 card just days before the set date this weekend with Tony Ferguson’s recent injury and Lyoto Machida’s failed drug test. For Tecia Torres and Rose Namajunas, it is an opportunity. UFC Tonight announced on Wednesday that their bout would...

Apr 14, 2016 8:47 am

Dada 5000: “I’m not a full-time fighter”

At Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 put on one of the least impressive fights in the history of MMA. The fight drew extreme amounts of criticism from not only fighters, but also fight fans. After the fight however, it was revealed that Dada 5000 had suffered from kidney failure during the fight, and...

Apr 13, 2016 2:34 pm

Lyoto Machida admits to use of banned substance, pulled from UFC on FOX 19

With just days left before UFC on FOX 19, the main card has lost a high-profile fight. News surfaced Wednesday afternoon that former UFC champion Lyoto Machida had admitted to using a banned substance during a random out-of-competition drug test. The UFC released a statement on the situation, which was obtained by MMAJunkie: “The UFC...

Apr 13, 2016 11:39 am

Dada 5000: ‘I was pronounced dead’ after fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149

There was major concern for Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris after his bout with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149, which took place back on February 19th. “Dada 5000” was rushed to the hospital immediately after the bout was over, suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure. “When I actually fell inside that ring, Kimbo...

Apr 13, 2016 9:25 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen: Yoel Romero isn’t juicing, neither is Conor McGregor

Going into UFC 196, Nate Diaz caught UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor off guard as he accused the featherweight champ of taking steroids. McGregor, who was tied for the most tested athlete by USADA in 2015, immediately stood up from his seat and turned to Diaz to refute the claims with quite a bit of...

Apr 13, 2016 8:39 am

Referee reflects on stoppage in Joao Carvalho vs. Charlie Ward fight

Earlier this week tragic news surfaced that MMA fighter Joao Carvalho had passed away due to injuries sustained in his fight at TEF1 Dublin against Charlie Ward. While many questioned why the fight hadn’t been stopped sooner, referee Mariusz Domasat is defending the stoppage. He spoke to Irish Independent: If you watch the fight you...

Apr 12, 2016 11:07 am

VIDEO | TKO that ultimately lead to the tragic death of Joao Carvalho

Heartbreaking news surfaced this week that Portuguese MMA fighter Joao Carvalho had passed away following his TKO loss to Charlie Ward at TEF1 Dublin. In the footage above you can see a clip of the fight where Carvalho gets TKOd. While he reportedly told ringside doctors that he didn’t have a headache or any other...

Apr 12, 2016 10:09 am

TEF MMA promotion releases statement on Joao Carvalho’s death

Terrible news surfaced early Tuesday morning when the community was made aware of the death of 28-year-old Portuguese MMA fighter Joao Carvalho. Carvalho fought Straight Blast Gym fighter Charlie Ward at the TEF 1 event, which took place at the National Stadium in Dublin on Saturday night. Shortly after the fight that ended with Ward...

Apr 12, 2016 10:05 am

Manny Pacquiao fires back at Floyd Mayweather for scoring Tim Bradley fight a draw

This past weekend Manny Pacquiao stepped into the boxing ring for the final time as he faced Timothy Bradley in a trilogy fight. Pacquiao ultimately won the fight via unanimous decision, knocking Bradley down two times during the course of the fight. Following the fight however, Mayweather reportedly told Bradley that he scored the fight...

Apr 12, 2016 8:54 am

Veteran UFC referee releases heartfelt statement on Joao Carvalho’s death

The MMA community had heavy hearts this morning as it was revealed that MMA fighter Joao Carvalho had passed away after suffering a TKO loss during his fight with Charlie Ward in Ireland. In the wake of Carvalho’s death, veteran referee Marc Goddard released a heartfelt statement through his Facebook page regarding the incident, as...

Apr 12, 2016 2:38 am

VIDEO | See how Bellator is marketing former UFC champion Benson Henderson

It was big news when former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson recently announced that he left the UFC to sign with Bellator MMA. Bellator has established themselves as the biggest competitor to the UFC, with acquisitions such as Henderson, Matt Mitrione, Phil Davis and Josh Thomson being some of the big names that have jumped...

Apr 12, 2016 1:30 am

PHOTO | Angela Magana is on the Tinder prowl

UFC women’s strawweight Angela Magana is no stranger to being the center of attention. From taking the center of the Octagon, to making classic videos of herself on her social media accounts, Magana is always game. Speaking of game, Magana is taking her Tinder swiping to Australia and let everyone know about it. Magana posted...

Apr 11, 2016 11:30 am

VIDEO | See the overwhelming power of Darrell Horcher, short-notice opponent for Khabib Nurmagomedov

12-1 #1 lightweight regionally for a reason. #callmedana #amtrakked @danawhite @BryanHamper @BrianButler_Au pic.twitter.com/1pe29VpomD — Darrell Horcher (@HorcherMMA) April 4, 2016 The UFC surprised a lot of people when they announced Khabib Nurmagomedov’s short-notice opponent for UFC on FOX 19 after Nurmagomedov’s originally scheduled opponent Tony Ferguson had to withdraw due to injury. 12-1 reigning CFCC...

Apr 10, 2016 1:23 am

VIDEO | Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley III (Highlights)

Saturday evening Manny Pacquiao stepped into the Boxing ring for the final time as he faced Timothy Bradley in a trilogy fight. Pacquiao ultimately won the fight via decision, ended his boxing career on a high note! Above you can see the highlights from the fight!

Apr 8, 2016 2:29 am

Joe Rogan says that Jon Jones’ ‘risky fight’ could ruin his plans

Despite saving the UFC from possibly having to cancel or downgrade UFC 197, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has everything to lose in his fight with short-notice opponent Ovince Saint Preux on April 23rd. After UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was pulled out of the originally scheduled fight with Jones, Saint Preux...

Apr 7, 2016 10:00 am

Jon Jones talks about low point: “I wanted to retire”

Jon Jones has undoubtably battled his demons in his personal life as he overcame addiction to make his return to the Octagon at UFC 197 on April 23rd. While Jones is in a good place now, after his hit-and-run accident a year ago that lead to him being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship,...

Apr 7, 2016 8:49 am

Dan Henderson talks retirement plans ahead of UFC on FOX 19

At 45 years old, it’s no secret that Dan Henderson’s time inside the Octagon will be coming to a close in the near future. The former PRIDE champion will step into the Octagon for the 16th time on April 16th as he faces former UFC champion Lyoto Machida. While Henderson is coming off a KO...

Apr 6, 2016 10:11 am

Daniel Cormier details incident that led to his withdrawal from UFC 197

Last week news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 197 main event bout with Jon Jones on April 23rd due to an injury sustained in training. The UFC ultimately selected Ovince Saint Preux as a fill-in opponent against Jones, and made the bout for the interim...

Apr 6, 2016 9:58 am

VIDEO | Intense face-to-face interview with Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman

Back in the co-main event of UFC 194, Luke Rockhold shocked the world as he dominated Chris Weidman from the beginning of the fight until the referee stopped it in the 4th round. The UFC ultimately gave Weidman an immediate rematch in the main event of UFC 199 in June, where Weidman will look to...

Apr 5, 2016 11:14 am

VIDEO | Ovince Saint Preux’s crushing highlight reel

Ovince Saint Preux will get his chance to face one of the greatest fighters to step into the Octagon on April 23rd at UFC 197 and will also get his chance to win the UFC interim light heavyweight belt at the same time. Saint Preux stepped in as a short-notice opponent after champion Daniel Cormier...

Apr 5, 2016 9:50 am

Jose Aldo on interim title: “It means nothing”

Back at UFC 194, Jose Aldo had his 10 year unbeaten streak snapped in just 13 seconds at the hands of Conor McGregor. While Aldo has hoped to get a chance to avenge his loss to McGregor and reclaim the UFC featherweight championship, Frankie Edgar now stands in his way. The pair are slated to...

Apr 5, 2016 8:28 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on “crazy ride” of UFC 197

While Daniel Cormier is no longer able to fight at UFC 197, the UFC light heavyweight champion admits that the road leading up to his withdrawal from the event was a bumpy one. Cormier spoke on The MMA Hour to discuss his knee injury, Jon Jones’ legal troubles, and his decision to ultimately withdraw from...