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Feb 14, 2017 8:49 am

Michael Bisping explains why he’s asking for money fights: I want “a big gigantic payday I can retire on.”

Over the last few months, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has generated a bit of controversy by asking for lucrative “money fights” and expressing disinterest in fights with his division’s top contenders. He has recently chased a fight with welterweight champ Tyron Woodley, for example, while simultaneously shrugging off calls for a bout with streaking middleweight...

Feb 14, 2017 8:49 am

Floyd Mayweather: Conor McGregor fight “getting very, very close”

Throughout the course of 2017, there have been several developments regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match. To start the year off, Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million to fight in a boxing match. McGregor remained quiet on the matter, however UFC President Dana White was quick to counter Mayweather’s offer, offering the...

Feb 13, 2017 12:15 pm

UFC discloses their hefty economic impact in New York from UFC 205

The UFC hosts events all over the world throughout the year that fighters, staff, and fans travel to be in attendance for. The impact that the UFC brings with their events stimulates the local economy where the events are held, especially ones that have massive draws on the card, such as UFC 205 that featured...

Feb 13, 2017 9:27 am

BREAKING | Joanna Jedrzejczyk to defend strawweight title at UFC 211

According to a report from Poland’s Sport.pl, the next fight of Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s incredible reign as UFC strawweight champion will occur at UFC 211, on May 13 in Dallas, Texas. This challenge will be provided by streaking Brazilian contender Jessica Andrade. When we last saw Jedrzejczyk in action, she defeated fellow Polish striker Karolina Kowalkiewicz in the...


Feb 12, 2017 1:10 pm

Cris Cyborg breaks down UFC 208’s Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm fight

Cris Cybrog was at the Barclay’s Center for last night’s UFC 208 pay-per-view event in Brooklyn but she was not involved in the first-ever UFC women’s featherweight title fight. Instead, Cyborg watched from the sidelines as Germaine de Randamie outpointed Holly Holm on route to a unanimous decision victory (48-47 x3). The UFC had originally...

Feb 11, 2017 11:27 am

EXCLUSIVE | Derek Brunson predicts Michael Bisping vs. Yoel Romero

While UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is currently recovering from a recent knee surgery following his first successful title defense at UFC 204 against Dan Henderson, he and middleweight #1 contender Yoel Romero have continued to trade barbs in interviews. Bisping has continued to call Romero a cheater for Romero’s controversial in-fight antics, which include...

Feb 10, 2017 2:43 pm

Max Holloway releases brief statement on Jose Aldo fight

Friday, UFC President Dana White revealed in an interview that the UFC had officially booked a featherweight title unification fight between featherweight champion Jose Aldo and interim featherweight champion Max Holloway. Unfortunately, White couldn’t remember the date for the bout. Later in the day, reports began surfacing that revealed Aldo and Holloway would be having...

Feb 10, 2017 1:20 pm

Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway official for June

We now have a date for Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway following UFC President Dana White confirming that a fight between Jose Aldo and Max Holloway for the undisputed featherweight title had been made official. Unfortunately, White couldn’t remember the date for the fight, and fight fans were left to speculate as to which event...

Feb 10, 2017 12:16 pm

The 5 Best Women’s Title Fights in the UFC So Far

In 2011, UFC President Dana White infamously assured that women would never fight in the UFC. This statement has proven to be incredibly inaccurate. First, the UFC introduced a women’s bantamweight division, centered around MMA megastar Ronda Rousey. When this new division proved itself to be incredibly lucrative, the UFC introduced yet another women’s division...

Feb 10, 2017 6:43 am

AUDIO | Yoel Romero calls into Michael Bisping’s show, heated exchange ensues

When Yoel Romero knocked out former middleweight champ Chris Weidman with a flying knee at UFC 205, he seemed to have guaranteed himself a shot at reigning middleweight king Michael Bisping. Though UFC President Dana White has assured Romero would get the next crack at middleweight gold on several occasions, Bisping himself has wavered on this...

Feb 9, 2017 8:26 am

Dustin Poirier opens up on Robbie Lawler ATT split

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler was a long-time staple of American Top Team in Florida. With that being said, fight fans were rather surprised to learn that the former welterweight champion had split from ATT following his 1st round KO loss to Tyron Woodley at UFC 201, where Lawler lost the welterweight championship. Even...

Feb 9, 2017 12:05 am

Holly Holm treating every fight like it’s her last

Saturday evening in Brooklyn, New York, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will step into the Octagon against WMMA veteran Germaine de Randamie. The fight will not only be the first women’s featherweight fight in the UFC, but also the first UFC women’s featherweight title fight. Given that UFC President Dana White stated several...

Feb 8, 2017 2:41 pm

Michael Bisping fires back at Yoel Romero

Wednesday morning, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping found his name making MMA headlines after middleweight #1 contender Yoel Romero began to call him out on social media. Romero questioned whether or not Bisping would ever accept a fight with him, and demanded Bisping be stripped of the belt should the champ not accept a fight...

Feb 8, 2017 11:26 am

VIDEO | New footage of Conor McGregor boxing sparring

Boxing at SBG A video posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Feb 8, 2017 at 9:56am PST UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is currently on the sidelines as he prepares for the upcoming birth of his child. Despite the champ champ taking time off from the Octagon, he has continued to find his name...

Feb 7, 2017 12:55 pm

Nate Diaz sharpening his boxing with Amir Khan and Andre Ward

Nate Diaz may still be laughing at Dana White’s latest fight offer but that isn’t stopping the Stockton native from getting his training rounds in. Diaz recently posted a photo with boxing superstar Amir Khan at Khan’s boxing club in San Francisco. Diaz said in his caption, “Here with @amirkingkhan at @andresogward and #virgilhuntergym in...

Feb 7, 2017 9:16 am

Anderson Silva once again calls for Conor McGregor superfight

While former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva is currently slated to fight top ranked middleweight Derek Brunson this Saturday in New York at UFC 208, the middleweight kingpin couldn’t help but bring up the possibility of a Conor McGregor superfight during a recent interview. “I have a lot of respect for Conor McGregor...

Feb 6, 2017 12:40 pm

Daniel Cormier: Unless McGregor is on the card, Jones rematch will be PPV main event

When Jon Jones withdrew from his scheduled UFC 200 main event title fight with Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White assured that he would never trust him with headlining honors again. And while White has certainly gone back on similar assurances in the past, it’s easy to see him sticking with this one, given Jones’...

Feb 5, 2017 9:42 am

Three Fights We Want to See After UFC Houston

With the UFC’s exciting stop in Houston now in the rear view mirror, it’s time to look to the future, as the card’s winners set their sights on their next challenges, and its losers look for the opportunity to bounce back. While their are exciting options available for all of Houston’s 24 fighters going forward,...

Feb 4, 2017 4:01 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Derek Brunson ready to “make waves”, return to title contention

At UFC 208, #8 ranked middleweight Derek Brunson will step into the Octagon with #7 ranked middleweight, former UFC middleweight kingpin, Anderson Silva. The fight is one that has drawn the attention of MMA fans, who are eager to see Brunson and Silva step into the Octagon for a fight that has the stylistic makings...

Feb 4, 2017 2:09 pm

Nate Diaz statement on rumored Eddie Alvarez fight

This week, UFC President Dana White revealed in an interview that the UFC had offered Nate Diaz a fight, however they hadn’t heard anything back from the Stockton, California superstar. “We just offered Nate Diaz a fight, and we’re waiting to hear back from him, so we’ll see. These guys say they want a fight...

Feb 4, 2017 12:32 pm

Randy Brown to Face Belal Muhammad at UFC 208

Randy Brown will be fighting at UFC 208 after the UFC was able to find him a replacement opponent. Palestine’s Belal Muhammad has stepped up and will now fight Brown at UFC 208. After Randy Brown’s original opponent George Sullivan was pulled from UFC 208 due to USADA violation, it seemed all hope was lost for...

Feb 4, 2017 8:28 am

Nate Diaz reportedly set to return at UFC 211

Following an announcement from UFC President Dana White that the promotion had offered Nate Diaz a fight, inside sources have now leaked the details of the fight. According to SmackHisFace.com, Diaz will return at UFC 211 to fight former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in a fight that could very well see the winner ultimately fight...

Feb 3, 2017 10:02 am

CM Punk return? Punk “feverishly” working on finding opponent

Fight fans very well could see a CM Punk return in 2017, if former WWE champion Phil Brooks gets his way. After dropping a first round submission to Mickey Gall in 2016, Punk was very adamant about stepping into the Octagon for another potential fight. While UFC President Dana White wasn’t initially in favor of...

Feb 3, 2017 9:30 am

Bob Arum willing to step aside to let McGregor Pacquiao happen

While Conor McGregor has yet to have an official date or opponent for his boxing debut, numerous high profile boxers have been calling out the UFC superstar for a potential boxing match, most notably Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. While Mayweather offered McGregor $15 million to accept a boxing match, UFC President Dana White was...

Feb 3, 2017 7:38 am

Demian Maia releases lengthy statement explaining why Masvidal fight won’t happen

Late last month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Jorge Masvidal scored one of the biggest wins of his career, ending Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s win-streak with a second-round knockout. With this win, the American Top Team veteran burst into the ranks of the welterweight elite, where fights with fellow top...

Feb 2, 2017 11:25 am

UFC’s Kevin Lee to potentially help Mayweather training for McGregor

One UFC lightweight could play a pivotal role to potentially help Floyd Mayweather training for Conor McGregor. With talks of UFC champion Conor McGregor making the move to boxing in 2017 looking more and more likely, talks of a potential Mayweather-McGregor boxing match have begun to dominate headlines. To start the new year, Mayweather offered...