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Oct 30, 2015 7:17 am

Nurmagomedov contemplating retirement after most recent injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had broken a rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The injury is the third in a row for Nurmagomedov, who hasn’t fought since April of 2014 when he defeated Rafael Dos Anjos. A...

Oct 30, 2015 7:00 am

8 things you may not know about Robbie Lawler versus Carlos Condit

As the days count down to UFC 195 where Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit fight for the UFC welterweight championship title, the UFC released some facts by the numbers dealing with the first main event fight of 2016. “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler is on a 4-fight win streak, which is the second 2nd longest active win...

Oct 29, 2015 10:41 pm

BOOM! Rampage Jackson’s iconic slam KO

One the most famous slams in MMA history #DWCOTD pic.twitter.com/PZ49QfF65S — Dana White (@danawhite) October 29, 2015 For UFC President Dana White’s clip of the day he selected one of the most iconic knockouts of all time, Rampage Jackson’s slam knockout of Ricardo Arona from Pride Critical Countdown 2004.

Oct 29, 2015 10:33 pm

Caio Magalhães suspended 6 months for spitting on Josh Samman

During the NSAC’s meeting on Thursday UFC fighter Caio Magalhaes appeared in front of the commission for spitting blood on Josh Samman after Samman scored a 1st round submission victory. Referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy recounted the incident to the commission: “Josh Samman told me, still inside the locker room, that he was concerned because Caio...

Oct 29, 2015 9:48 pm

BREAKING: Khabib Nurmagomedov injured, out of bout with Tony Ferguson

News broke late Thursday evening that Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov has injured his rib in training and is unable to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. Sources confirmed the news with MMAFighting, which also revealed that the UFC is looking to have Edson Barboza step in on short notice to...

Oct 29, 2015 9:44 pm

Kimbo Slice to headline Bellator show in February

He’s back! After scoring an impressive KO win over Ken Shamrock back at Bellator 138 in June Kimbo Slice is looking to build momentum in the start of 2016. Jeremy Botter of the Houston Chronicle is reporting that Slice will be headlining a Bellator event on February 19th, however no opponent has been named. Slice...

Oct 29, 2015 9:17 pm

Joanne Calderwood reveals injury that forced her out of VanZant bout

Earlier this week it was revealed that Joanne Calderwood had been forced out of her ‘UFC FN 80’ headlining bout against Paige VanZant on December 10th. As a result, TUF 20 runner-up Rose Namajunas stepped in on short notice to fight VanZant. Calderwood took to Facebook to update fans on her condition. Just to let...

Oct 29, 2015 8:21 pm

‘Big’ John McCarthy discusses reffing Lawlar-MacDonald bout

‘Big’ John McCarthy is a veteran referee, and is an expert when it comes to fighter safety. With that being said, his expertise came in handy at UFC 189 when he was the referee for the Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald bout. The fight was a bloody one from the first round, when MacDonald had...

Oct 29, 2015 8:00 pm

Wanderlei Silva’s re-hearing with NSAC postponed

Yesterday during the NSAC’s meeting Wanderlei Silva was supposed to have his re-hearing with the commission. The re-hearing was postponed however after Silva’s attorney complained that he wasn’t provided with a copy of a document according to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter. UFC Chief Legal Officer Kirk Hendrick argued that the document wasn’t important, NSAC chairman...

Oct 29, 2015 4:04 pm

McGregor fought Mendes with serious ACL injury

After defeating Chad Mendes for the interim UFC featherweight championship at UFC 189, it was revealed by McGregor and his coach that he had a knee injury that prevented him from kicking for a portion of his training camp. While no further details were given, McGregor has now revealed that he tore almost all of...

Oct 29, 2015 1:32 pm

Conor McGregor’s controversial Facebook post: “F*** you and the Queen”

UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor isn’t one to shy away from speaking his mind. In a recent Facebook post, McGregor went on a mini rant that ended with “f*** you and the Queen.” Check it out: I know where my allegiance lies and what I do for my country. I don't need a stupid...

Oct 29, 2015 1:18 pm

Jon Jones versus Daniel Cormier odds open up with a significant gap

The rematch between the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones has not officially been announced. However, speculation in the media as well as Cormier wanting the welcome back fight is leading all to believe that it will be the next UFC light heavyweight title fight. Best Fight Odds released...

Oct 29, 2015 1:14 pm

Joe Rogan awards sh*t talking title to none other than this lad

Since Chael Sonnen’s retirement from MMA, it seemed like the UFC would be at a loss with some of its bravado in the hype game. Fans either loved or hated the words and actions of Sonnen, and it made for great publicity to build fights. Joe Rogan spoke with multiple-time kickboxing world champion John Wayne...

Oct 29, 2015 1:13 pm

Tim Kennedy: Don’t buy my Fight Kit, I make pennies

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Oct 29, 2015 12:39 pm

USADA tests 45 fighters in latest batch including Belfort, Rousey, Cormier and Weidman

In the latest and most extensive batch of drug testing by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, 45 athletes were tested. Notable fighters tested include UFC Fight Night 77 headliner Dan Henderson, who was tested four times, and his opponent, Vitor Belfort, was tested twice.   UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and her UFC 193 opponent, Holly Holm as well as UFC...

Oct 29, 2015 12:08 pm

#TBT! WATCH! Conor McGregor vs Max Holloway full fight video

Here is a Throwback Thursday gem for you featuring UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor versus top featherweight contender Max Holloway. The two fought at UFC Fight Night 26 back in August 2013. Holloway is the only opponent in McGregor’s UFC career to go the distance. McGregor has since gone on to win the interim...

Oct 29, 2015 11:08 am

Female Boxing Champion: ‘I would knock out Ronda Rousey, plain and simple”

[ooyala code=”dlcHhneDoy1n7jJftSKgsWbAO2sPTFnm” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] On the most recent episode of the popular MMA podcast ‘The Brutally Honest Show,’ the guys spent some time speaking with Female boxing champion Layla McCarter who first discussed her thoughts about UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently appearing on the cover of Ring magazine, and whether...

Oct 29, 2015 10:57 am

Daniel Cormier has high praise for Jon Jones and wants to be his welcome back fight

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has just one loss in his professional MMA career, coming from the hands of former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. In April, Jones was suspended from the UFC with legal battles involving a hit-and-run accident in New Mexico. Jones was sentenced to probation in September, and is now...

Oct 29, 2015 9:22 am

Rothwell looking for fight against Mir after being snubbed for Arlovski fight

Ben Rothwell was quite frustrated recently when Stipe Miocic backed out of their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout, and then signed to fight Andrei Arlovski at UFC 195 after Rothwell began campaigning for the fight against Arlovski. Following the news of Miocic signing to fight Arlovski, an understandably upset Rothwell went on to state that...

Oct 29, 2015 9:04 am

Rousey motivated by pain of Olympic bronze medal

While many look at Ronda Rousey’s Olympic bronze medal as an incredible accomplishment, the undefeated UFC women’s bantamweight champion looks at it as a source of motivation every time she steps into the Octagon. She spoke about her Olympic medal during the UFC 193 media day scrum at Glendale Fight Club. “I still get (motivation)...

Oct 29, 2015 8:11 am

Cat Zingano: “I’m still here”

Cat Zingano has been MIA for the most part since her heartbreaking loss to Ronda Rousey for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship back at UFC 184 in February. Zingano was understandably devastated after her loss to Rousey, but was adamant that she would earn another shot at the championship belt. Since then ‘Alpha’ hasn’t been...

Oct 29, 2015 7:33 am

DWCOTD: Rose Namajunas wins submission of the year with slick armbar

Rose Namajunas with the flying armbar and 2013 submission of the year #DWCOTD For today’s Dana White Clip Of The Day the UFC President selected a clip of TUF 20 runner up Rose Namajunas landing a slick flying armbar at Invicta FC 5. The submission also won Namajunas submission of the year for 2013. Namajunas...

Oct 29, 2015 7:00 am

Ronda Rousey enters the world of rap

First it was just a drop of her name in a pop song. Now, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has an entire rap song made just for her. YNIQ, an artist out of Miami released this song that is based entirely on the “Rowdy” UFC champion. Take a listen to the track, “Ronda Rousey” and...

Oct 29, 2015 6:59 am

Michael Bisping is “permanently disfigured” from Belfort fight

Back in 2013 Michael Bisping was on the wrong end of a brutal head kick from Vitor Belfort. Bisping suffered a detached retina as a result of the knockout, and has since stated that he won’t fight another person who has a past of failing drug tests. Earlier this week Bisping stated that he no...

Oct 28, 2015 10:12 pm

Evans eyeing bout with Gustafsson: ‘We both need a win’

Rashad Evans is coming off a loss to Ryan Bader at UFC 192 earlier this month. The bout was Evans first in the Octagon in nearly 2 years after recovering from an ACL tear. Alexander Gustafsson is on a 2-fight skid that most recently saw him drop a split decision to Daniel Cormier at UFC...

Oct 28, 2015 7:52 pm

Miocic on Arlovski fight: “It is what it is”

Last week Ben Rothwell stated that he believed it would take divine intervention for him to get a fight booked against a top ranked heavyweight after Stipe Miocic was forced out of their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout with an injured back and Andrei Arlovski declined to step in on short notice. Miocic planned on...