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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!!!” The ‘Running Man Challenge’ has been taking over the internet recently, with UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones even taking the challenge twice! On the heels of her successful UFC debut at UFC 198...


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...

May 20, 2016 7:46 pm

UFC asking fans to vote for ‘Greatest Fighter of All Time’

The UFC has a poll out and is asking fans to help decide who should be ranked as the “Greatest Fighter of All Time.” Our namesake BJ Penn has made it on the list, and also includes other UFC greats such as Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, and newer names such as Conor McGregor just to...

May 20, 2016 11:06 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier’s promotion of UFC 200 goes horribly wrong

UFC Champ @dc_mma went on a local Philadelphia show to promote #UFC200. Let's just say — it didn't go well.https://t.co/9tiHtXqDgF — Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) May 18, 2016 Fight promotion is a big part of the fight game. You can tell how important it is to the UFC after they pulled Conor McGregor from headlining...

May 19, 2016 9:29 am

UFC 197 estimated pay-per view numbers are in

While UFC 197 served as the highly anticipated return of Jon Jones, and was also another dominant performance for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, the event fell a bit short in terms of pay-per view buys considering Jones was fighting for the first time in nearly two years. According to MMAFighting, the event did between...

May 18, 2016 11:09 am

Luke Rockhold reacts to fighting Michael Bisping at UFC 199

Tuesday afternoon, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman would no longer be able to compete in his scheduled UFC 199 rematch against Luke Rockhold. Weidman went on to explain that he suffered an injury in training that would result in surgery, sidelining him for 8-12 weeks. Wednesday morning it was announced that...

May 18, 2016 10:56 am

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Izzy Martinez teaches Pettis Bros and Holly Holm the art of flow

[ooyala code=”1qOWJpMzE69PsmASPw-tq99EYqPrNymr” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ auto=”true” width=”1920″ height=”1080″ autoplay=”true”] Renowned wrestling coach Izzy Martinez has become a staple of the JacksonWink MMA Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico, aiding UFC stars such as Jon Jones, Holly Holm, Donald Cerrone, and many other fighters in their preparation for fights. Several months ago videos and photos surfaced of former UFC...

May 11, 2016 9:22 am

Dana White opens up on relationship with Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor certainly threw the UFC a bit of a curveball last month when he refused to fulfill his media obligations for his UFC 200 fight with Nate Diaz on July 9th. McGregor tweeted that he was retired, which was followed up by an announcement from the UFC that McGregor had been pulled from the...

May 5, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier updates everyone on his injury

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was scheduled to fight former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197 last month. However, an injury pushed back Cormier’s rematch with Jones and now the two are set to fight in the main event of UFC 200. Cormier sat down with Jay and Dan on “FOX Sports Live” and...

May 4, 2016 12:29 pm

PHOTO | Chuck Liddell is on Team Daniel Cormier

There has been a bit of a rivalry between former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell and current interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Liddell has gone on record to say that he is not a fan of Jones’ fighting style and said that he would have knocked Jones out back when he was in...

May 3, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier tries Virtual Reality for the first time, freaks out

The concept of Virtual Reality is currently in the process of spreading throughout the world. While VR has gained mainstream attention through YouTube, and has even earned itself an entire South Park episode, the technology is just now becoming available to the general public. In the video above you can see UFC light heavyweight champion...

May 2, 2016 12:30 pm

Conor McGregor claims UFC 200 could have surpassed Mayweather vs. Pacquiao numbers

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao put up the richest fight in boxing sport’s history back in 2015. Mayweather and Pacquiao crushed the records with reports of 4.4 million pay-per-view buys and a $72,198,500 live gate from 16,219 tickets sold. Although the fight itself was not exciting to the majority of fans drawn to the...

Apr 30, 2016 1:43 pm

Luke Rockhold defends AKA training methods despite injuries

Over the last several years, the American Kickboxing Academy has caught quite a bit of criticism for their fighter’s pulling out of fights due to injuries, most specifically Cain Velasquez and Khabib Nurmagomedov. In addition, Daniel Cormier was forced to withdraw from his first UFC fight when he injured his leg prior to his UFC...

Apr 30, 2016 10:45 am

On This Day: Lyoto Machida retires Randy Couture with unbelievable KO

[email protected] sends Randy Couture into retirement, when he knocks him out with a flying front kickpic.twitter.com/mmfCVODGcs — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) April 30, 2016 On this day in MMA history 5 years ago, Lyoto Machida landed one of the most iconic KO’s of all time at UFC 129 as he finished Randy Couture with an...

Apr 29, 2016 11:42 pm

PHOTO | UFC title holders 5 years ago today compared to now

It’s undeniable that the landscape of the UFC has changed drastically. While fighters such as Jon Jones have remained dominant, fighters such as Georges St. Pierre and Anderson Silva no longer hold UFC titles. In addition, a new era of dominant fighters have emerged, such as UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson. In addition, the UFC...