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Mar 9, 2016 7:22 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk defends Conor McGregor from critics following UFC 196

It was no secret going into UFC 196 that featherweight champion Conor McGregor was taking a tremendous risk by jumping up to welterweight, 25 pounds higher than the featherweight limit of 145 pounds. McGregor ultimately appeared to gas in the second round, something he chalked up to an inefficient use of energy, which resulted in...

Mar 9, 2016 10:55 am

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone vs. Georges St-Pierre?

While former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre hasn’t competed inside the Octagon since he defeated Johny Hendricks via split decision at UFC 167 two and a half years ago, talks of GSP returning have remained consistent. Leading up to UFC 196 this past Saturday, MMA fans wondered if GSP could return for a superfight at...

Mar 5, 2016 11:33 pm

UFC 196 Bonus Report: Diaz vs. McGregor gets ‘FOTN’

UFC 196 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 196’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Nate Diaz earned $50,000 for his second-round...


Mar 5, 2016 9:25 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz walks out of CNBC interview

Ahead of UFC 196, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will square off in a welterweight scrap, the pair joined CNBC to discuss the fight. Talk quickly shifted to money when the interview started, and ultimately lead to Nate Diaz abruptly getting up and walking out before the interview was done while McGregor discussed money...

Feb 27, 2016 7:43 pm

MMA world reacts to Michael Bisping’s win over Anderson Silva

Saturday afternoon in London, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva went to war over the course of 5 rounds. Ultimately, Bisping was awarded the unanimous decision win. Immediately, Twitter went wild with reactions from fighters in awe of Bisping’s impressive win over arguably the greatest fighter of all time. Below you can see a compilation of...

Feb 27, 2016 4:32 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping & Anderson Silva Octagon Interviews

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva went to war for 5 rounds. Ultimately, Michael Bisping was awarded the unanimous decision win in front of the fans in London, extending his unbeaten streak in the United Kingdom. Above you can see the Octagon interviews from both fighters. In...

Feb 26, 2016 8:26 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor will “absolutely” fight anybody

When Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 main event scrap with Conor McGregor at UFC 196, there was no shortage of top ranked fighters campaigning for the fight against McGregor. Ultimately the UFC gave Nate Diaz the bout on short notice. After that bout was announced, Urijah Faber revealed that Dana White offered...

Feb 25, 2016 1:09 pm

DADA 5000’s Family releases statement on Joe Rogan’s ‘racist’ comments

In the co-main event of Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 fought in what many believed to be one of the strangest fights in MMA history. Both men gassed out in the fight extremely quick, forcing referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy to even stand the fighters up at one point when Kimbo had mount. Ultimately,...

Feb 25, 2016 12:56 pm

Former Bellator MMA title challenger working at Mor Furniture

MMA is without a doubt an unforgiving sport Unfortunately, fighters who give everything they have to the sport aren’t always able to dedicate their time 100% to training, and ultimately are then unable to retire after their careers are over. Former Bellator MMA title challenger Joey Beltran is coming off a win at ‘C3 Fights’...

Feb 25, 2016 10:42 am

REPLAY! ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ top 5 media day moments

Saturday evening in London Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will square off in the main event of ‘UFC London’ on UFC Fight Pass. Ahead of the bout there has been tension between the fighters due to the fact that Bisping has repeatedly taken verbal shots at Anderson Silva’s pair of failed drug tests surrounding his...

Feb 24, 2016 8:33 am

Conor McGregor’s coach points out important lesson from Rafael dos Anjos withdrawal

Yesterday Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th due to a broken foot. Immediately there were several contenders campaigning to fill in against McGregor. Donald Cerrone, Anthony Pettis, Urijah Faber, and Nate Diaz all asked for the fight against McGregor, however Diaz ultimately filled the...

Feb 24, 2016 7:48 am

Donald Cerrone reacts to Nate Diaz getting UFC 196 fight

Yesterday after Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 title fight against Conor McGregor, many top ranked fighters were scrambling to get the vacant spot opposite McGregor. For a while it seemed as though fan-favorite fighter Donald Cowboy Cerrone would get the fight. Cerrone hit the gym to start cutting weight and was just...

Feb 20, 2016 10:52 am

Kimbo Slice reflects on Bellator 149 win

Last night in the co-main event of Bellator 149 Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 had their highly anticipated grudge match. The fight ultimately ended in controversy, with Dada 5000 appearing to hit the ground from exhaustion rather than a punch. With that being said Slice looked noticeably exhausted himself, forcing referee John McCarthy to even...

Feb 20, 2016 8:08 am

Royce Gracie releases statement on alleged low blow against Shamrock

Last night in the main event of Bellator 149 Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock faced off for the third time in their MMA careers. The fight was a controversial one that ended with Gracie ultimately getting the TKO win. Immediately Shamrock began complaining to the referee that Shamrock hit him below the belt, and that...

Feb 20, 2016 12:07 am

PHOTO | Tito Ortiz wins big with Bellator 149 bet

Last night in the co-main event of Bellator 149 Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 had their highly anticipated grudge match. Ultimately, Slice was awarded the win after Dada 5000 hit the ground from apparent exhaustion. Dada 5000 was then taken out of the cage via a stretcher. While the reaction from the MMA community wasn’t...

Feb 16, 2016 9:57 am

Dominick Cruz viciously stirs the pot of drama at ‘Team Alpha Fail’

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has had a long time rivalry with Urijah Faber and he has been getting an absolute kick out of all the drama surrounding Faber’s camp at Team Alpha Male. A fall out between Faber and striking coach Duane Ludwig caused a rift between fighters with the former bantamweight champion Dillashaw...

Feb 13, 2016 7:46 am

Stephen Thompson politely fires back at Tyron Woodley

Back at UFC 192 Tyron Woodley and former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks were slated to square off to decide who would get a crack at Robbie Lawler’s welterweight championship. Hendricks had a weight-cut mishap and was rushed to the hospital. Woodley was ultimately awarded the title shot by UFC President Dana White. Lawler went...

Feb 12, 2016 10:03 am

Michael Bisping claims Anderson Silva ‘was cheating his whole career’

Michael Bisping is not letting anyone forget that Anderson Silva tested positive for banned substances. The former UFC middleweight champion is returning to his first fight since being suspended by the NAC after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Although Silva’s NAC hearing seemed less than professional at times, they ultimately served Silva a one-year...

Feb 12, 2016 1:08 am

MMA world reacts to the death of Kevin Randleman

The recent news of former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman passing away due to heart failure struck the MMA community out of nowhere. The 44-year-old MMA pioneer reportedly died of heart failure. According to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter, Randleman went to the hospital with pneumonia, but ultimately passed away due to heart failure. See how...

Feb 6, 2016 8:02 am

Results from ‘2016 World MMA Awards’

Last night the 2016 World MMA Awards went down in Las Vegas at The Venetian. The event, which was hosted by MMA veteran Urijah Faber, was a memorable one that even saw Conor McGregor throw some verbal jabs at UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The event was also a big one for UFC women’s bantamweight...

Feb 5, 2016 9:40 am

Benson Henderson: ‘The UFC can sit there and promise you the moon’

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has had a lot more than just fans buzzing about his choice to leave the UFC and sign to fight with Bellator MMA. Now being a former UFC fighter, current UFC veterans have been trying to get as much information from “Smooth” on how his negotiations went down from...

Feb 5, 2016 8:05 am

Joe Rogan calls for instant penalty for eye pokes and groin shots

The question of how to prevent unintentional eye pokes inside the cage is something that has been discussed for quite some time, however has never really been answered. Bellator MMA designed a special pair of gloves which leave a fighter unable to fully extend their fingers, minimizing the number of unintentional eye pokes caused by...

Feb 3, 2016 11:59 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Winkeljohn talks coaching strategy, Holm’s win, and more!

Famed MMA coach Mike Winkeljohn was nominated for ‘MMA Coach of the Year’ for the Fighter’s Only World MMA Awards. The awards show goes down February 5th from The Venetian in Las Vegas, and ahead of the show we took the opportunity to talk with Coach Winkeljohn to get some insight into the mind of...