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May 13, 2016 11:27 am

#FBF 2002 Joe Rogan featured on the cover of Black Belt Magazine

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is no slouch when it comes to participating in martial arts. Rogan is a taekwondo and Brazilan jiu-jitsu black belt and is very knowledgeable in mixed martial arts, which makes him a great commentator for the UFC. Check out Rogan featured on the cover of Black Belt Magazine back in...

May 13, 2016 1:13 am

VIDEO | Leslie Smith opens up and talks about an MMA fighter’s association

“Nobody wants to get on the bad side of the UFC,” said Leslie Smith regarding fighter pay and an MMA fighter’s association while talking with the MMA Fighting in Curitiba, Brazil ahead of UFC 198. Smith will welcome Cris Cyborg in her UFC debut in a 140 pound catchweight fight. Cyborg is the 145 pound...

May 11, 2016 9:02 am

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum details lucrative contract

As UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum gears up to defend his title against Stipe Miocic on Saturday at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, ‘Vai Calvao’ is enjoying the fruits of his labor. In the video above, you can see Fabricio Werdum discussing his fight with Stipe Miocic, and how his life has changed since winning...

May 11, 2016 8:37 am

Anderson Silva undergoes successful surgery

Unfortunate news broke Tuesday night that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 bout with Uriah Hall this Saturday due to a problem with his gallbladder. This situation quickly went from bad to worse as it was revealed that Silva would need his gallbladder removed as soon as...

May 10, 2016 9:30 pm

Tim Kennedy looking to step in & fight Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View scrap against Uriah Hall with a condition that could see ‘The Spider’ have his gallbladder removed. With less than a week to go until fight night, Tim Kennedy, who has been out of the Octagon since...

May 10, 2016 10:54 am

Carlos Condit is a white belt?

It is really hard to believe that Carlos Condit is a white belt, according to traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu technical skills in the gi. With 13 submissions on his record, “The Natural Born Killer” has never trained in the gi, until now. Condit posted a statement on his Facebook page addressing his journey into the world...

May 10, 2016 8:18 am

Bigfoot Silva blasts critics following TKO loss

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was TKOd in just 16 seconds by Stefan Struve. The loss to Struve made it 2 straight for Bigfoot, who is just 1-4 in his last 5 fights. Following the loss, Bigfoot took to social media to blast his critics in Portuguese. MMAFighting...

May 6, 2016 9:38 pm

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez opens up on “kinda depressing” back injury

Back in February, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum were slated to have a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC heavyweight championship at UFC 196. Ultimately, both men were forced to withdraw from the bout with injuries, and the event became ‘UFC FN: Hendricks vs. Thompson’. Now, Fabricio Werdum is slated to fight Stipe Miocic in...

May 4, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan explains why MMA should have no gloves or wrist taping

UFC color commentator and well-versed martial artist Joe Rogan feels that MMA should not have any gloves or wrist taping for competition. Why? Rogan feels that the sport would actually be safer without them. Rogan spoke about the subject on his podcast recently with guest Steve Maxell who is an American fitness coach, physical educator,...

May 3, 2016 12:44 pm

Cris Cyborg razzes Ronda Rousey and her boxing on Power 106 radio

Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino is still looking for her fight with former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Fans have been calling for the superfight between the two for a long time, but the demand for the fight dwindled a bit when Rousey lost the belt to Holly Holm back in November. “Cyborg” is still the...

May 1, 2016 8:29 am

Video | Anderson Silva’s son has a bright future in MMA

Does Anderson Silva’s son plan on following in his father’s footsteps? Check out the above video where “Little Silva” shows off some impressive strikes and creative movement. As for his father, the former UFC middleweight champion is busy preparing for his UFC 198 fight with Uriah Hall which takes place in “The Spider’s” hometown of...

Apr 28, 2016 11:34 pm

Junior Dos Santos releases statement on shoulder surgery

Earlier this month, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returned to the win column as he defeated Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision in Zagreb Croatia. The win for JDS was a much needed one after losing via TKO to Alistair Overeem back in the end of 2015. Unfortunately for the former heavyweight champ, he...

Apr 23, 2016 3:27 pm

Video | Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha HATE each other

It is no secret that current UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (11-0 MMA) and top contender Claudia Gadelha (13-1 MMA) do not like each other. The ladies, who are serving as coaches on Season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter, did not hold back their hate for one another during Friday’s UFC 200 press conference. Fast...

Apr 15, 2016 11:00 am

PHOTO | Fabricio Werdum posts photo getting busted by USADA

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is set to defend his title against Stipe Miocic at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil on May 14. With recently being tested by USADA, the heavyweight champion displayed his sense of humor posting a funny photo of his face on an edited photo. Werdum captioned the post, “I went to...

Apr 14, 2016 1:05 pm

VIDEO | Highlight of respect to Anderson Silva turning 41-years-old today

Anderson “The Spider” Silva celebrated his birthday turning 41-years old today. The former UFC middleweight champion is one of the greatest displays of talent the world of MMA has ever seen as you can see from Silva’s highlights, which are second to none. “The Spider” holds the records for the most consecutive title defenses at...

Apr 3, 2016 11:31 am

Demian Maia on potential title shot: “I don’t have to act like a clown to get it”

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Demian Maia (22-6 MMA) is currently riding an impressive four-fight winning streak inside the UFC’s welterweight division. The 38-year-old is coming off a unanimous decision win over Gunnar Nelson which occurred at December’s UFC 194 event in Las Vegas. Prior to that, Maia submitted surging contender Neil Magny in the...

Apr 2, 2016 9:34 am

Anderson Silva talks potential rematch with Vitor Belfort

It was over 5 years ago that Anderson Silva delivered one of the most spectacular knockouts in UFC history as he dropped Vitor Belfort with a front kick in the main event of UFC 126 to retain his UFC middleweight championship. Now, fast forward five years and the pair are both fighting different men at...