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Aug 31, 2016 9:17 am

Rashad Evans shuts down Tim Kennedy on social media

Following Rashad Evans brutal KO loss to Glover Teixeira earlier this year, the former champ expressed his interest to finally make the drop down to 185 pounds and make a run at middleweight. Reports then began to surface that Evans would be fighting Tim Kennedy at the UFC’s historic inaugural PPV event at the Madison...

Aug 31, 2016 8:10 am

Who Do You Think Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Should Fight Next?

In May of this year, UFC middleweight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (23-4) pummelled Vitor Belfort en route to a fantastic, first-round TKO. The win pushed the talented grappler to a fantastic 9-1 in his last 10–a controversial loss to Yoel Romero being his only hiccup in that stretch. In the wake of his defeat of Belfort, Jacare...

Aug 30, 2016 1:44 pm

Rory MacDonald on Bellator Goals: I Want to Be A Two-Division Champion

On Monday afternoon, Ariel Helwani returned to our screens with the latest episode of The MMA Hour. One of this episode’s many big-name guests was Bellator lightweight champ Rory MacDonald, who joined Helwani to discuss his time with the UFC and his move to Bellator MMA. According to the former welterweight title contender, nothing was certain after...


Aug 23, 2016 9:35 am

Mark Hunt blasts Brock Lesnar during WWE PPV event

Following UFC 202 on Saturday night, the WWE held it’s ‘Summerslam’ event on Sunday evening. In the main event, Brock Lesnar returned to the WWE for the first time since his UFC 200 win over Mark Hunt in July. The win was an extremely controversial one given that Lesnar failed an out-of-competition drug test a...

Aug 19, 2016 8:29 am

Matt Mitrione claims he recently had a horrific accident involving a hammer and his nuts

Former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione, now fighting under the Bellator MMA promotion is no stranger to freak injuries. In his last controversial fight in the UFC against Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81, Mitrione suffered a gruesome eye injury that was hard to look at. Now, “Meathead” claims that he has injured himself with...

Aug 18, 2016 9:39 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz’s coach: Conor McGregor “acted like a little kid”

The UFC 202 press conference was undoubtably a controversial one. After Conor McGregor arrived nearly 30 minutes late, Nate Diaz promptly proceeded to leave the stage and walk out of the press conference. As he was doing so, he and his team began insulting McGregor, which resulted in both sides throwing objects at each other...

Aug 15, 2016 1:23 pm

UFC targeting Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy for historic pay-per-view card

After nearly two years since a controversial loss to Yoel Romero, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is being targeted to face former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans who will be dropping down a weight class for a middleweight bout, according to Flocombat. According to their sources, the fight is being targeted for UFC 205, which...

Aug 13, 2016 8:34 pm

Tim Kennedy hints at fight with Chael Sonnen?

Earlier this week, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy announced he would be returning from his 2-year hiatus for a “big fight” in the Octagon. With that being said, Kennedy didn’t disclose who his fight would be against, however many speculated that it would be a rematch with Yoel Romero, the man to controversially defeat him in...

Aug 12, 2016 12:21 pm

Tim Kennedy set to return to the Octagon for “big” fight

The last time UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy was in the Octagon, Johny Hendricks was the UFC welterweight champion, Jon Jones was the reigning pound for pound king, and Ronda Rousey was still the UFC women’s bantamweight champion. Kennedy controversially lost the first fight of his career at UFC 178 at the hands of Yoel Romero....

Aug 12, 2016 8:58 am

UFC offered Georges St-Pierre superfight in Toronto

Until recently, there was no word on whether or not Georges St-Pierre would actually return to the Octagon. The former welterweight kingpin had been on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon since his controversial 2013 split decision win over Johny Hendricks. In the years following the fight, rumors of St-Pierre returning to the Octagon continued...

Aug 10, 2016 11:01 am

Georges St-Pierre officially begins USADA process to return to the UFC

It’s been nearly 3 years since Georges St-Pierre set foot in the Octagon. In that time, rumors have continued to surface regarding the former welterweight kingpin’s potential return to the Octagon. The rumors reached an all-time high in recent months when St-Pierre reportedly reached out for a middleweight title fight with Michael Bisping. In addition,...

Aug 1, 2016 2:11 pm

POLL | Who should Tyron Woodley fight in his first title defense?

Tyron Woodley realized his dream at UFC 201 this past Saturday night in Atlanta, when he defeated Robbie Lawler via first-round KO to claim the UFC’s welterweight championship. Since claiming the title at UFC 201 many MMA fans and analysts have been debating who Woodley should fight in his first UFC title defense. One of...

Jul 28, 2016 2:32 am

Luke Rockhold looking for a fight with Anderson Silva

Right now, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is undergoing treatment for an injured knee. Once fully healed up and healthy enough to get back in the gym, Rockhold says that there is one particular fight that he is looking to get with Michael Bisping already booked and set to defend his title against Dan...

Jul 27, 2016 8:38 am

Carlos Condit eyes title shot with win over Demian Maia

Prior to Carlos Condit’s UFC 195 welterweight title fight with Robbie Lawler, the ‘Natural Born Killer’ revealed that the fight very well could be his last before retiring. After losing a controversial split decision, Condit stated that unless he got an immediate rematch with Lawler, he was on hiatus until further notice. The UFC opted...

Jul 23, 2016 8:07 am

Carlos Condit “addicted” to fighting, retirement on hold

Prior to Carlos Condit’s UFC 195 welterweight scrap with Robbie Lawler, the former interim champ revealed that it could be his last fight before retirement. Condit lost the fight via controversial split decision, putting his future in the Octagon in question. Now, ahead of his ‘UFC: Vancouver’scrap with Demian Maia, Condit says he is addicted...

Jul 13, 2016 1:10 pm

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone doesn’t give a f— about Ben Askren or his comments

Fan favorite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone made a lot of noise with his controversial criticism of Daniel Cormier’s performance against Anderson Silva at UFC 200. After Cerrone’s comment was circulated all over the Internet, “Cowboy” was criticized by ONE Champion’s welterweight champ, Ben Askren. Askren addressed Cerrone directly in his Facebook video post saying, ““It’s disgusting...

Jul 4, 2016 1:34 pm

UFC welterweight: ‘Fighting has never paid enough’

Fighter pay is always an interesting topic that brings debate from all angles. Recently, undefeated UFC welterweight Alberto Mina commented on his UFC pay and interestingly looks at his compensation with the UFC in a way that you typically don’t hear from many fighters. “Fighting for me is above and beyond just money,” Mina told...

Jul 2, 2016 1:00 pm

Luke Rockhold rips “pice of s**t” Michael Bisping

While most fighters squash their beef after they fight in the Octagon, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping have continued their rivalry in the wake of Bisping’s UFC 199 knockout win over Rockhold. With the score tied at 1 win apiece for both men, Rockhold is eyeing a trilogy fight with Bisping sooner rather than later...

Jul 1, 2016 9:59 pm

Anderson Silva continues campaign for Michael Bisping rematch

Nearly 6 months ago, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva squared off in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The fight was a rather controversial one, with Bisping losing his mouthguard midway through the fight. When Bisping went to retrieve his mouthguard from referee Herb Dean, Silva took advantage of the situation and landed...

Jul 1, 2016 8:40 pm

Fedor Emelianenko’s friend, VP of Russian MMA Union, suspended

Last month, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko returned to the cage to fight UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado in the main event of EFN 50 in Russia. The fight was a controversial one, with Emelianenko getting the win via majority decision. Immediately following the fight, Maldonado and his team revealed that they would be appealing the decision....

Jul 1, 2016 8:21 pm

UFC releases statement on fighter not being suspended after failing drug test

Earlier this week, controversial news surfaced that UFC heavyweight Daniel Omielanczuk had failed a USADA administered out-of-competition drug test for Meldonium. The controversial aspect of the story is that Omielanczuk will not be suspended for the drug test due to the fact that the substance was added to the banned substance list on January 1st,...

Jul 1, 2016 10:12 am

Fabio Maldonado nothing but respectful in wake of Fedor Emelianenko fight

Last month, Fabio Maldonado and Fedor Emelianenko squared off in a highly anticipated heavyweight showdown in the main event of EFN 50 in Russia. In the first round, Maldonado rocked Emelianenko for almost the entire round, nearly finishing the MMA legend. While the fight arguably could have been stopped, the referee allowed the fight to...

Jun 28, 2016 12:18 pm

VIDEO | On This Day: Anderson Silva makes UFC debut at the age of 31

#OnThisDay in 2006: @spiderandersonsilva made his UFC debut and it was savage! Watch again on @ufcfightpass A video posted by UFC Europe (@ufceurope) on Jun 28, 2016 at 7:04am PDT Anderson “The Spider” Silva made his UFC debut on this day 10 years ago. Silva stepped into the Octagon with Chris Leben and made a...

Jun 28, 2016 11:52 am

Carlos Condit set to return to the Octagon at UFC 202

After much speculation as to whether or not he would return to the Octagon following his controversial split decision loss to Robbie Lawler for the welterweight championship, Carlos Condit will be returning to the Octagon at UFC 202 on August 20th to fight Demian Maia. While Condit is going into the bout after a loss,...

Jun 27, 2016 11:23 am

Anderson Silva states his case for a rematch with Michael Bisping

Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping fought a controversial fight back at UFC Fight Night 84, just a few months prior to Bisping becoming the UFC middleweight champion at UFC 199. Silva thought he had finished Bisping at the end of the third round and ran off jumping on the cage celebrating, but was dumbfounded when...