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Jun 7, 2016 12:41 am

MMA community reacts to the death of Kimbo Slice

Tragic and shocking news blazed over the Internet when it became known that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, died after being admitted to a hospital in Florida late Monday. The 42-year-old Internet sensation turned MMA star had an intimidating look and character that captivated the attention of people around the world, but the...

Jun 6, 2016 8:33 pm

UFC releases statement on Ariel Helwani and team

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani poured his heart out on “The MMA Hour” on Monday. As one of the most familiar faces reporting about the sport of mixed martial arts, many were shocked to hear that Helwani was kicked out and “banned for life” from the UFC after breaking the news of Brock Lesnar’s return at...


Jun 6, 2016 10:27 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar announces his UFC 200 opponent

“The Beast” is back and coming to show the world what he is still capable of in the Octagon when he returns to the UFC at UFC 200. Brock Lesnar appeared on ESPN on Monday morning to announce his opponent for UFC 200. “I’ve never turned down a fight in the UFC,” Lesnar said. “Even...

Jun 4, 2016 11:01 pm

UFC 199 Bonus Report

UFC 199 in Los Angeles delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at last night’s UFC 199 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 199’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Michael Bisping became...

Jun 3, 2016 9:47 am

Dan Henderson ‘could be talked into retirement for another job’

Ahead of UFC 199 this Saturday, many are wondering just how long Dan Henderson has left in the sport before he finally makes the decision to retire. After fighting for nearly two decades without mentioning retirement, ahead of his UFC 199 scrap against Hector Lombard, Henderson has finally opened the door to retirement talks. He...

Jun 3, 2016 1:59 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping UFC 199 presser faceoff with audio

BISPING vs ROCKHOLD!!! A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:04pm PDT Thursday’s UFC 199 press conference saw a whole lot of verbal wars as middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and contender Michael Bisping had their words while UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber entertained with their own verbal...

Jun 3, 2016 1:41 am

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber UFC 199 presser faceoff with audio

FABER vs CRUZ!!!! A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:03pm PDT UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber had a lot of back-and-forth banter between one another at Thursday’s UFC 199 press conference. The two were paired up for a faceoff, but the UFC’s video did not capture...

Jun 2, 2016 7:57 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping gives his prediction for fight with Luke Rockhold

Amazing press conf today with @lukerockhold vs @mikebisping @ufc A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jun 2, 2016 at 6:36pm PDT While Luke Rockhold is confident that he will finish Michael Bisping Saturday night at UFC 199, Bisping isn’t buying into the hype. After cutting Rockhold off mid-sentence as the champ explained how...

Jun 2, 2016 7:49 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping shuts down Luke Rockhold during press conference

Amazing press conf today with @lukerockhold vs @mikebisping @ufc A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jun 2, 2016 at 6:35pm PDT At the UFC 199 press conference on Thursday, ahead of Saturday night’s card in Inglewood, California, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping continued their war of words. While Rockhold is confident that he...

Jun 2, 2016 7:36 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold predicts outcome of Michael Bisping fight

Amazing press conf today with @lukerockhold vs @mikebisping @ufc A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jun 2, 2016 at 6:37pm PDT In the main event of UFC 199 this Saturday, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for Rockhold’s middleweight championship. Ahead of the fight, both men...

Jun 2, 2016 10:26 am

Ronda Rousey likely not fighting until 2017

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has not fought in the Octagon since losing the belt to Holly Holm back in November 2015. Prior to her fight against Holm at UFC 193, Rousey told Rolling Stone she would be taking time off and wanted to “disappear for a while” as she had movie projects...

May 30, 2016 6:57 am

UFC Fight Night 88 Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 88’ in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at last night’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 88’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Cody...

May 28, 2016 7:23 am

Tyron Woodley denies sitting out for title shot

Back in October, top ranked UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley was set to fight former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in what was believed to be a #1 contender fight. Unfortunately, Hendricks had a botched weight cut, and was forced to be rushed to the emergency room, cancelling the bout. UFC President Dana White stated after the...

May 28, 2016 6:52 am

Mark Hunt to be added to UFC 200?

UFC 200 may be just over a month away, but many fans are still anxiously awaiting the announcement of one more big fight that UFC President Dana White hinted at. With that being said, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt revealed during a recent interview that he was asked to “stay ready” for UFC 200 by Dana...

May 26, 2016 11:20 am

PHOTO | John Wayne Parr says there is no such thing as ‘playing Muay Thai’

Dana White is famous for saying, “Do you want to be a fighter?” Martial arts comes with its risks, but fighters who are aspiring to reach their goals have to bite down and assume those risks. Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr posted a crazy photo of his friend Ryan Doyle after getting surgery to...

May 26, 2016 8:51 am

Nate Diaz blasts Donald Cerrone

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor were supposed to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th, however McGregor was ultimately pulled from the event for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. While UFC President Dana White initially stated that Diaz would remain on the card, he was then pulled from the July...

May 25, 2016 9:45 pm

Mickey Gall gives update on status of fight with CM Punk

Back in 2014, it was revealed that the UFC had signed former WWE champion CM Punk, despite the pro wrestler having zero competitive MMA experience. After a lengthy search, UFC President Dana White discovered 1-0 amateur MMA fighter Mickey Gall during his “Dana White: Lookin’ For A Fight” web series. The pair were initially supposed...

May 25, 2016 2:32 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘F*** you, pay me motherf*****’

Nate Diaz sounds like he has figured out the business side to fighting in the UFC. After winning the biggest fight of his career against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a non-title welterweight fight bout at UFC 196, Diaz received the biggest payday of his career. Diaz spoke with Ariel Helwani on a special...

May 24, 2016 8:24 am

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather reportedly set for September 17th

There has been quite a bit of back and forth regarding a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. While it was initially reported that the fight was close to being finalized, it was then revealed that the fight was entirely fictitious, and wouldn’t happen. While many thought the hype surrounding the fight...

May 23, 2016 10:33 am

Tito Ortiz gives his take on why the UFC is worth $4 billion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter Tito Ortiz has had a very interesting relationship with UFC President Dana White. Ortiz and White had many disputes over the years and once almost settled their differences regarding contract issues in a boxing match but that never ended up actually happening. While Ortiz has his...

May 22, 2016 3:45 pm

Junior dos Santos has a message for Ben Rothwell

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos picked up an impressive decision victory over Ben Rothwell in the main event of UFC Fight Night 86 this past April. Following his loss to “JDS”, Rothwell stated that taking the fight was “strategically stupid”, as dos Santos was coming off of a loss. “Cigano” responded to Rothwell’s...

May 18, 2016 10:19 am

Luke Rockhold gets new opponent for UFC 199

With former middleweight champion Chris Weidman pulling out of his title rematch against the champion Luke Rockhold due to an injury, the UFC has been working on getting a new opponent to replace Weidman at UFC 199. UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter that Michael Bisping will get a rematch with Luke...

May 18, 2016 8:49 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor sparring boxing champion in leaked video

While it hasn’t exactly been a secret that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is working on his boxing following reports that a fight between he and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is being discussed, a new video has emerged showing McGregor boxing with ABU, IBF, & IBO world champion Chris Van Heerden. So far no word...

May 18, 2016 8:27 am

VIDEO | Bas Rutten & Ron Kruck discuss UFC sale rumors

While UFC President Dana White has assured fight fans that the UFC isn’t for sale, that hasn’t stopped rumors from flying around regarding potential buyers for the biggest MMA promotion in the world. White explained that the UFC is looking to make a deal, and potentially bring in a partner, which is likely where the...

May 17, 2016 6:04 pm

Derek Brunson blasts fellow middleweights, calls for title fight with Rockhold

Derek Brunson (15-3 MMA) is the latest middleweight to offer his services for the vacant UFC 199 slot opposite current UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. The rising 185-pound contender is currently riding a four-fight win streak, which includes first-round knockout victories over Ed Herman, Sam Alvey and most recently Roan Carneiro. Brunson took to Twitter...