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Jun 25, 2016 5:28 pm

UFC announces official UFC 200 fight card lineup

We are just two weeks away from this summer’s blockbuster UFC 200 fight card which takes place July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The stacked fight card features three title fights and includes the return of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. The UFC had already announced the twelve bouts which would be taking place...

Jun 23, 2016 11:24 am

Daniel Cormier brings in 6’9 kickboxer to help him train for UFC 200

On July 9th, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of the historic UFC 200 card. Ahead of the rematch, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has enlisted the help of professional kickboxer and mixed martial artist Chi Lewis-Parry. Lewis-Parry...

Jun 21, 2016 2:03 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: Extended Preview

Take a look at the UFC’s newly released promotional video for UFC 200! From the video description: “Stacked with three world title fights and the return of one of UFC’s elite superstars, the historic UFC 200 event will thrill fans around the globe. In the main event, the most intense rivalry in combat sports reaches...

Jun 13, 2016 2:20 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier tells the story about fighting his childhood bully

It’s hard to believe that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was a victim of bullying. However, Cormier admits that there was one kid that he grew up with that made his life a living hell until he learned how to wrestle and took it to his peer. Cormier says that his fight with his...

Jun 11, 2016 11:16 am

Latest UFC 200 odds one month out from fight night

In just under one month, fight fans will witness a historic night of action in Las Vegas at UFC 200. The event, which features two title fights, an interim title fight, and the return of Brock Lesnar, will go down on July 9th, and leave fight fans in awe. With just under one month to...

Jun 11, 2016 9:54 am

VIDEO | Updated UFC 200 promo with Mark Hunt & Brock Lesnar

All Roads Lead to #UFC200 | UFC.com/200 A video posted by ufc (@ufc) on Jun 10, 2016 at 11:50am PDT During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, the UFC aired a promo for UFC 200, featuring Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier, Miesha Tate, Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, and Amanda Nunes. At the end of the...

Jun 10, 2016 1:20 pm

PHOTO | Cut UFC fighter forced to take another career?

What is life like for fighters after being cut from the UFC? Recently cut from the UFC, Robert Whiteford looks like he has been keeping busy with some road construction. Whiteford posted a photo of him with a wheelbarrow ready to haul a load of asphalt and captioned the post, “A mans got to eat...

Jun 9, 2016 9:55 pm

Brock Lesnar talks Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II

While Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II was initially slated to headline UFC 200 on July 9th, McGregor was pulled from the event after refusing to fulfill his media obligations. To make up for the change, the UFC booked Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II and Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt for the main event...

Jun 7, 2016 11:30 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan explains the UFC’s side to Ariel Helwani vs. the UFC

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani made news himself when he tweeted that he was kicked out of UFC 199 and was slapped with a “lifetime ban” from the UFC for breaking the news of Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC ahead of the promotion’s announcement. Helwani did a special edition of the “The MMA Hour” on...

Jun 4, 2016 9:14 am

VIDEO | Evander Holyfield reflects on Muhammad Ali’s legacy

After the tragic death of Boxing legend and cultural icon Muhammad Ali Friday evening, the sporting world quickly began mourning the man who made overwhelming impacts on both boxing and society. Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield spoke on ESPN to reflect on Ali’s career, influence on both boxing and society, and tell a story about...

Jun 2, 2016 8:03 pm

VIDEO | Cole Miller talks about BJ Penn’s USADA IV violation

Cole Miller is facing Alex Caceres this weekend at UFC 199 but was supposed to be fighting BJ Penn in a featherweight bout. Miller, who got in on the UFC 199 card on short notice came to fill in for Penn’s original opponent, Dennis Siver after Siver was injured in training. Miller was given a...

Jun 2, 2016 8:09 am

UFC Fight Night 88 medical suspensions

Earlier this week, UFC Fight Night 88 went down in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was a thrilling one that saw Cody Garbrandt end Thomas ALmedia’s undefeated streak, Jeremy Stephens defeat former bantamweight champion Renan Barao, and more! Following the event, MMAMania obtained the medical suspensions for the fighters at the event: Thomas Almeida: Suspended...

May 31, 2016 11:26 am

VIDEO | Michael Jackson’s son Prince Jackson talks briefly about training jiu-jitsu

19-year-old Michael Joseph Jackson Jr., also known as Prince Jackson is the son of pop legend Michael Jackson. Prince is the oldest child of the legendary entertainer and has been training Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Ryron and Rener Gracie for a few years now. Prince received his blue belt back in 2013 and is still climbing...

May 27, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg trolls Ronda Rousey, calls her out for UFC 205

Running Man challenge…all the way to New York! Share this post if you want to see this fight @ufc #ufc205!!! #runningmanchallenge#TimeServicesCorrendo desafio Man … todo o caminho até Nova York! Compartilhar o post, se você quiser ver essa luta @ufc #ufc205TrainingMask Posted by Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos on Friday, May 27, 2016 “Running Man challenge…all the...

May 26, 2016 9:53 pm

VIDEO | Miesha Tate reflects on MMA career ahead of UFC 200

Ahead of UFC 200 on July 9th, where Miesha Tate will look to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship against Amanda Nunes, the UFC women’s bantamweight champion sat down to check out old footage from early on in her MMA career, as well as footage of her wrestling in high school. Check out the awesome...

May 26, 2016 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Holy slow-motion sumo slam

Here’s a little flashback to the 2013 US Sumo Open match between 346-pound Byambajav “Byamba” Ulambayar and 410-pound Kelly “Big Tree” Gneiting that took place in Los Angeles. Close to 4,000 people were in attendance for the ground shaking event as “Byamba” captured the gold medal for the 7th consecutive year. To get a grasp...

May 26, 2016 11:08 am

Matt Brown signs new UFC contract

Top ranked UFC welterweight Matt Brown is coming off a 3rd round submission loss to Demian Maia earlier this month at UFC 198, but will likely be looking to return to the Octagon sooner rather than later with his newly signed contract. The contract is for 8 fights, and according to a recent social media...

May 24, 2016 1:57 pm

Rousimar Palhares on Venator loss: ‘I was hit with illegal elbows in the back of the head and couldn’t see anything next’

Rousimar Palhares got back to competition for the first time since being suspended by the Nevada Athletic Comission in 2015 for unsportsmanlike conduct. The two-year suspension has not been lifted, so fighting at Venator FC overseas in Milan, Italy was a loophole that “Toquinho” slipped through to fight once again. Palhares’ Venator debut didn’t go...

May 23, 2016 1:19 pm

Conor McGregor to appear nude in the ‘Body Issue’ of ESPN The Magazine

After serving his first media interview with ESPN since his UFC 200 debacle, it looks like Conor McGregor will be added to ESPN The Magazine’s list of nude athletes to appear in the “Body Issue.” ESPN tweeted the announcement on Monday. Conor McGregor will appear in the Body Issue. A look at MMA stars who...

May 22, 2016 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: “I’m almost ready to retire”

Dan Henderson will fight the final bout of his current UFC contract when he squares off with former Bellator champ Hector Lombard at UFC 199 on June 4 in  Los Angeles. The 45-year-old mixed martial arts legend recently spoke to MMAJunkie Radio where he admitted that he is about ready to hang up the gloves....

May 21, 2016 11:35 am

Matt Brown on Tyron Woodley: ‘I’d fight him in the f***ing street for free’

Matt Brown is not happy that Tyron Woodley is getting a title shot against Robbie Lawler at UFC 201. The UFC veteran spoke with MMA Underground on his displeasure for the UFC’s decision to give Woodley a shot at UFC gold. “[Tyron] Woodley, he’s a bitch. I just don’t like him anyway,” said Brown (transcribed...