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May 19, 2016 11:06 am

Holly Holm explains turning down Cyborg fight, now welcomes catchweight bout

Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm admits that she did turn down the offer to welcome Cris Cyborg to the Octagon in her UFC debut. Holm has her reason, after getting her belt taken from her in the very last round of her championship fight against Miesha Tate at UFC 196. “I’m not even stuck...

May 16, 2016 12:49 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Holly Holm gets Jon Jones up way off his feet while grappling

[ooyala code=”BzMGJpMzE66_qDOVyPdHYEOmhLUCSlUd” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ auto=”true” width=”1920″ height=”1080″ autoplay=”true”] Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is a beast. Check out the 135-pound contender looking to get back UFC gold training with the current UFC light heavyweight interim champion Jon jones. Their wrestling coach Israel “Izzy” Martinez is there coaching both fighters in their training. In the...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

Apr 22, 2014 1:05 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Phil Davis: ‘He’s Lost His Edge. Jon Jones This Fight Game Is Not For You’

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis joined BJPENN.com radio this week to talk about his upcoming fight with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson at UFC 172 this Saturday. Over the course of the interview Davis talked about his feud with current light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Davis had the following to say about the...

Apr 15, 2014 1:39 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale: Bisping vs. Kennedy’ Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC weigh-in event took place from the Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. All fighters made weight, and Bisping and Kennedy traded words in their staredown. The Full Weigh-In Results Are As Follows: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 4 p.m. PT) Michael Bisping (186) vs. Tim Kennedy (186) Patrick Cote (170) vs. Kyle...

Jan 30, 2014 2:00 pm

Evan Dunham vs. Mark Bocek added to “TUF Nations: Finale” in Quebec City

A lightweight bout between Evan Dunham (14-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) and Mark Bocek (11-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) is the latest addition to the “TUF Nations: Finale” event set for April 16 in Quebec City, Canada. UFC officials confirmed the booking today, but did not say where on the fight card the bout would fall. Evan...

Aug 8, 2013 3:40 pm

Nik Lentz used $65,000 ‘FOTN’ bonus for father’s life-saving operation

Kevin Iole has for years chronicled MMA with great depth for Yahoo Sports. In this must-read piece for any true fan of the sport, he details how UFC featherweight Nik Lentz (24-5-2 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) came to spend his $65,000 ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus vs. Evan Dunham at UFC on Fox 2 on January...

Oct 30, 2012 10:19 am

World MMA Awards Announces This Years Nominees: VOTE NOW | MMA NEWS

It’s time to roll out the red carpet and get suited and booted, as the 5th Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas. After 12 months of outstanding action in the world of MMA, the fifth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards arrives to bestow some of the planet’s best fighters...

Apr 18, 2012 5:17 pm

Bisping says he would've stopped Sonnen had their fight been five rounds

By Evan Stoumbelis: Middleweight Michael ‘the count’ Bisping said the following in a recent interview: “I think Chael will out-wrestle Anderson and beat him this time, and then I’ll get the rematch with Chael considering how close our fight was. If I had Chael over five rounds, I’d definitely beat him. In that last fight,...

Dec 10, 2017 11:13 am

VIDEO | Brian Ortega vs. Cub Swanson full fight highlights

T-CITY! BRIAN ORTEGA JUST DID THAT! WOW! #Taps #UFCFresno https://t.co/3XzNcCAvXG — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) December 10, 2017 Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s long awaited debut in the fight hub of Fresno, California, surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega stepped into the cage for the biggest test of his career: a battle with...

Dec 10, 2017 5:55 am

Pros react to Marlon Moraes’ insane KO of Aljamain Sterling

Last night, on the main card of the UFC’s anticipated debut in Fresno, California, former World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes stepped into the cage to battle long-time contender Aljamain Sterling. Since joining the UFC roster, Moraes has looked good, but not great, losing a close decision to Raphael Assuncao before winning a...

Dec 9, 2017 11:29 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Joins the Fight Against the Rebel Alliance

Joanna Ex-Champion shadow boxing dressed as a Stormtrooper pic.twitter.com/BZLk6EKLBS — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) December 9, 2017 During the lead-up to her last fight, Joanna Jedrzejczyk was criticized by some about her mental warfare against Rose Namajunas. Since then, she’s vowed to come back stronger and better than ever, insisting she’ll even be more arrogant. We knew...

Nov 30, 2017 9:02 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley questions the logic behind Michael Bisping fighting Kelvin Gastelum

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley does not understand the logic behind Michael Bisping’s decision to make a quick turnaround and fight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Shanghai. Just three weeks after being choked unconscious by Georges St-Pierre in the main event of UFC 217, former champion Michael Bisping was back in the octagon staring down dangerous...

Nov 29, 2017 9:15 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Blasts ‘Scared Homie’ Nate Diaz for Pricing Himself Out

Even though Dana White recently spoke out and said the fight was never offered, it seems like some negotiations were going on between Nate Diaz’s team and Tyron Woodley. The fight seemed to come out of nowhere and then faded away almost as quickly. The UFC welterweight champ hasn’t been shy about calling out Diaz...

Nov 18, 2017 8:51 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Continues to Put Nate Diaz on Blast on FS1

“Its been offered to me, its been offered to Nate Diaz. Unfortunately one half has not accepted…” – @TWooodley https://t.co/AVNXx7GRdK — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) November 18, 2017 There was no way to know that when Nate Diaz started a training camp, we’d be talking about a potential fight with Tyron Woodley. As soon as...

Nov 12, 2017 2:49 pm

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson gives Michael Bisping some huge props

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson gave former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping some huge props on Twitter earlier today. The star actor and former WWE champion, Johnson, praised “The Count” for his attitude following Bisping’s decision to take a short-notice fight with Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Shanghai. “I feel like I can go again right now”.....

Nov 12, 2017 6:36 am

After KO of Diego Sanchez, Matt Brown uncertain of retirement

On Saturday night, in the co-main of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Norfolk, VA, long-time welterweight fan favorite Matt Brown stepped into the cage with Diego Sanchez for a fight that was expected to be the last of his action-packed career. When Brown won this fight with a violent, elbow induced KO, he seemed to...

Nov 12, 2017 5:58 am

MMA community reacts to Matt Brown’s savage KO of Diego Sanchez

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s action packed stop in Norfolk, Virginia, long-time UFC welterweight star Matt Brown stepped into the cage for what was expected to be the final fight of his career. His opponent in this potential swan song was Diego Sanchez, a veteran fighter of a similar vintage....

Nov 11, 2017 6:42 pm

MMA Community reacts to Michael Bisping stepping up to fight Kelvin Gastelum

The MMA community has been devastated by a serious of injuries and fight cancellations ever since the conclusion of last weekend’s epic UFC 217 event in New York. First, former UFC lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar was forced out of his highly anticipated featherweight title fight with current champ Max Holloway at UFC 218. Shortly...

Nov 4, 2017 8:43 am

Michael Bisping is Open to a Superfight with Daniel Cormier

Michael Bisping is mere hours away now from arguably the biggest fight of his career against Georges St-Pierre. The former welterweight king will challenge for the UFC middleweight title, while Bisping is fighting to retain and cement his legacy as one of the greats. If he manages to take out St-Pierre, will he defend his...

Nov 1, 2017 9:56 am

Tyron Woodley Basically Says He Could Beat Colby Covington With One Arm

No matter what crazy stuff he said, you can’t deny that Colby Covington backed it up by taking out Demian Maia at UFC Sao Paulo. He may be in some hot water, but he made the most out of his time on the mic and called out Tyron Woodley to challenge for his UFC welterweight...

Nov 1, 2017 7:34 am

Here’s how the world’s top fighters celebrated Halloween

Last night (and over the past weekend), dozens of members of the MMA community donned costumes for this year’s halloween celebrations. Check out some of the best Halloween posts from the MMA community below. WARNING: Some are NSFW! We gonna git you sucka A post shared by Luke Rockhold (@lukerockhold) on Oct 29, 2017 at...

Oct 31, 2017 7:14 am

VIDEO | Watch “Platinum” Mike Perry smash pumpkins in special Halloween training session

A little pumpkin practice 🎃 for Halloween ! 👻 happy holidays everyone. Enjoy the candy. Tune in too @ufconfox December 16th to watch the fight of the year between me and the #10 ranked welterweight in the world ! #PumpkinsAreHarderThanIThought #BestFightOfTheYear #AndItsBeenAGreatYearForFighting #StylesMakeFights #PlatinumPandaStyle 🐼 #HardWork #Dedication #Follow @platinumprincessofficial A post shared by Platinum Mike...

Oct 28, 2017 11:52 pm

VIDEO | Derek Brunson calls out a former champion following win over Lyoto Machida

UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson picked up a huge win in the headliner of last night’s UFC Fight Night 119 event in Sao Paulo, defeating Lyoto Machida via first-round knockout. Brunson was able to rock “The Dragon” with a nasty left hand before eventually putting him to sleep with some viscous ground and pound. Brunson’s...

Oct 27, 2017 6:49 am

VIDEO | Max Holloway Surprises His Mom With a New Truck

Max Holloway came back like a man possessed after losing a decision to Conor McGregor early in his career. He hasn’t lost since. Holloway miraculously knocked off each and every contender that the UFC put in front of him, until he was no longer denied a shot at a belt. Now that he’s dethroned the...