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Dec 4, 2017 7:29 am

Champ Stipe Miocic reacts to Francis Ngannou’s big win, expected heavyweight title shot

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the absolutely wild UFC 218 card, surging heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou picked up the biggest win of his career thus far, punching Alistair Overeem’s head into outer space, where it is believed to have settled somewhere among the comets and asteroids of the Kuiper Belt. With this absolutely...

Dec 4, 2017 6:30 am

VIDEO | TJ Dillashaw has commenced his training for Demetrious Johnson

On the heels of Dana White announcing TJ vs DJ next, TJ Dillashaw is bringing his body weight down over a 20 week period and trying to lose 6.4lbs of muscle to make Flyweight. pic.twitter.com/KT4NSTYXjx — Justin Golightly (@SecretMovesMMA) December 4, 2017 Shortly after he knocked out Cody Garbrandt to reclaim the UFC bantamweight title...

Dec 3, 2017 7:05 pm

What’s next for the UFC 218 main card winners?

What’s next for the UFC 218 main card winners? UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway made his first successful title defense at last night’s UFC 218 event in Detroit. “Blessed” scored a third-round TKO victory over former division kingpin Jose Aldo in last night’s main event. In the co-main event of the evening surging heavyweight contender...

Dec 2, 2017 6:49 pm

Pros react to tonight’s crazy war between Yancy Medeiros and Alex Oliveira

It did not take long for the pros to react to tonight’s crazy scrap between Yancy Medeiros and Alex Oliveira. Hawaiian Yancy Medeiros and Brazil’s Alex Oliveira went to war during tonight’s UFC 218 prelims in Detroit. The exciting welterweight fighters exchanged bombs for the better part of three rounds before Medeiros eventually put Oliveira...

Dec 2, 2017 7:06 am

Georges St-Pierre Won’t Be Defending His Title Anytime Soon

At UFC 217. Georges St-Pierre swooped back into the UFC and did the unthinkable. Moving up in weight in his first fight in four years, he fought Michael Bisping and choked him out to become the UFC middleweight champion. Other than Dana White and St-Pierre repeatedly saying that he is “contractually obligated” to defend against...

Dec 1, 2017 6:53 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale Results

  The first ever UFC women’s flyweight champion will be crowned in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale. The first of two fight cards in as many days, the TUF 26 finale features the majority of the season’s cast including a Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contenders Series winner. The main event will...

Dec 1, 2017 5:05 pm

Colby Covington calls Werdum a ‘Filthy Animal’, Says he Took Tyron’s Soul

  Brazil isn’t Colby Covington’s favorite place. The UFC welterweight has been vocal about his displeasure towards the country following a tumultuous recent visit during which he defeated Brazilian native Demian Maia. A post-fight speech aimed at the crowd elicited its fair share of criticism, none more than from former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum....

Nov 30, 2017 9:02 am

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou Completely Destroys Head Coach at Open Workouts

The hype surrounding heavyweight’s new beast Francis Ngannou couldn’t be greater. Dana White has labeled him the next big thing in MMA, literally and figuratively. Clearly, the UFC is putting a lot of stock in the young, surging contender. He pretty much as moved into the organization’s Performance Institute and was recently tested to prove...

Nov 29, 2017 3:20 pm

BREAKING | Daniel Cormier Defends His Title Against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220

Ever since Volkan Oezdemir won a social media poll put on by Daniel Cormier, he’s been slated to get the UFC light heavyweight title shot. It was teased and talked about until finally it was reported to be in the works for UFC 220 by MMA Kings. Everything seemed like it was set until Oezdemir...

Nov 29, 2017 11:43 am

Diego Sanchez to Make His Friend’s MMA Dream Come True on Friday

If you follow Diego Sanchez on social media, you may have seen him working with his friend [Isaac “The Shermanator” Marquez. Whether it’s working the pads, teaching some new secret moves, or practicing some ground and pound, Sanchez has been by Marquez’s side ever since he graced the doors of Jackson Wink. However, it was always more...

Nov 29, 2017 9:15 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Blasts ‘Scared Homie’ Nate Diaz for Pricing Himself Out

Even though Dana White recently spoke out and said the fight was never offered, it seems like some negotiations were going on between Nate Diaz’s team and Tyron Woodley. The fight seemed to come out of nowhere and then faded away almost as quickly. The UFC welterweight champ hasn’t been shy about calling out Diaz...

Nov 29, 2017 7:33 am

CM Punk will be attending UFC 218 in Detroit

Last September, CM Punk, a pro wrestling star with essentially zero legitimate martial arts experience, stepped into the UFC’s Octagon for a battle with young prospect Mickey Gall. As so many expected, Punk was blown out of the water by his more experienced foe, losing via first-round submission. While this fight itself was a veritable...

Nov 26, 2017 11:51 am

VIDEO | Anaheim Ducks Kevin Bieksa drops another player with a Superman Punch

If for some reason you didn’t get your fill of mixed martial arts from UFC’s Saturday morning fight card in Shanghai, you can always tune into professional hockey. Yea that’s right, we suggested hockey. In particular you should start following the Anaheim Ducks and their star defenceman Kevin Bieksa. Last night Bieksa scored another highlight...

Nov 25, 2017 8:42 am

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou Is Allegedly The Hardest Hitting Human on the Planet

We all knew Francis Ngannou hits hard, just ask the four opponents he’s stopped in the UFC with his thundering strikes. As if this needed anymore testing, the folks at UFC took Ngannou to undergo some sophisticated testing that looks like the kind of stuff Ivan Drago was doing in that Rocky IV movie. Remember...

Nov 25, 2017 7:03 am

Urijah Faber Was Offered to Fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196

What if @UrijahFaber – and not @NateDiaz209 – fought @TheNotoriousMMA at UFC 196? More: https://t.co/yWjDVvv6qY pic.twitter.com/e5sct3tgLo — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) November 24, 2017 Urijah Faber and Conor McGregor have shared a rich history together for a couple of fighters that never scrapped. The two shared an entire season of The Ultimate Fighter together, McGregor fought one...

Nov 25, 2017 6:31 am

VIDEO | Kelvin Gastelum Sleeps Michael Bisping in the First Round at UFC Shanghai

Brutal. pic.twitter.com/BORuBEyjdw — FloCombat (@FloCombat) November 25, 2017 When Michael Bisping stepped up to fight Kelvin Gastelum right after being finished by Georges St-Pierre, the big question was going to be such a quick turnaround was going to effect his performance on fight night. That question didn’t really get answered, actually Gastelum didn’t nearly give...

Nov 18, 2017 10:39 am

Titan FC Champ Champ Shorty Torres May Finally Be UFC Bound

Jose’ Shorty’ Torres is the Titan FC bantamweight and flyweight champion, the only thing he’s been knocking on more than his competition is the UFC’s door. He’s pestered them for over a year now, so much that matchmaker Mick Maynard had to block him. His luck may have changed last night though at Titan FC...

Nov 15, 2017 5:15 pm

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Gives the Date for Her Next Fight

At UFC 217, Rose Namajunas marched in there and did the unthinkable. In one of the biggest upsets in UFC history, Namajunas took out Joanna Jedrzejczyk and was crowned the new UFC strawweight champion. Given that she had been so incredibly dominant in her title reign, it wouldn’t be out of the question for the UFC...

Nov 14, 2017 5:41 pm

Chris Weidman Not Confident Georges St-Pierre Defends the Middleweight Title

There is finally some movement going down in the middleweight division after being in a log jam. Robert Whittaker was able to capture an interim UFC middleweight title. After that, Georges St-Pierre swooped in out of nowhere and became the new champ after submitting Michael Bisping. Meanwhile, fighters like Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero are...

Nov 14, 2017 2:12 pm

Darren Till Wants to Step Up to Fight Kamaru Usman at UFC 219

Kamaru Usman, along with all the fight fans looking forward to UFC 219, have simply not had the best of luck. There is no main event, Dominick Cruz is off the card and now Usman’s opponent Emil Meek will not be making it to the card due to a Visa issue. After Usman aired his...

Nov 14, 2017 1:19 pm

Odds released for Conor McGregor vs Oscar De La Hoya

We once heard that a boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor would never happen. It came straight from Dana White’s mouth. Well, never say “never,” especially when it comes to Conor McGregor. Former boxing world champion and Olympic gold medalist Oscar De La Hoya made it very clear of his disdain for the...

Nov 13, 2017 1:23 pm

Conor McGregor’s slated December return apparently nixed due to Bellator incident

It sounds like Conor McGregor’s Bellator incident will be costing the UFC, Tony Ferguson, and himself a lucrative Christmas. On Friday, the UFC lightweight champion brought a lot of eyes on the Bellator 187 event that took place in Dublin, Ireland. Following McGregor’s teammate, Charlie Ward knocking out opponent John Redmond, McGregor scaled the Bellator...

Nov 13, 2017 6:52 am

Michael Bisping explains why he asked for short notice bout with Kelvin Gastelum

A little over a week removed from his submission loss to Georges St-Pierre – which was preceded by quite a bit of blunt force trauma – former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is already scheduled for another fight. Having stepped in to replace Anderson Silva, who was notified of a potential USADA violation, Bisping is...

Nov 12, 2017 7:41 am

Andrei Arlovski speaks up after breaking 5-fight losing streak

On Saturday night, on the main card of the UFC’s exciting stop in Norfolk, Virginia, former UFC heavyweight champion and long-time heavyweight contender Andrei Arlovski returned to the cage. The Belarusian legend’s opponent was rising Brazilian Junior Albini. Given that Arlovski stepped into the cage on a career-worst five-fight losing streak, this was a pretty...

Nov 11, 2017 9:37 am

Commission President Releases Statement on Conor McGregor’s Actions at Bellator

Last night there were some great fights at Bellator 187, but it was a UFC fighter who stole the show. Conor McGregor stormed the cage as his Straight Blast Gym teammate Charlie Ward finished John Redmond at the Dublin card and started a pandemonium not seen since the infamous Strikeforce brawl. He shoved referee Marc Goddard...

Nov 11, 2017 7:30 am

Darren Till and Gunnar Nelson Have a Nice Chat Agreeing to Fight Each Other

Darren Till’s hype is like a meteor after finishing Cowboy Cerrone at UFC Gdansk, but what good is momentum if the guy can’t get a fight? Mike Perry and Till had their screaming match after the fight, but he’s booked for the time being. Our hearts skipped a beat when Dana White announced Stephen ‘Wonderboy’...