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Nov 5, 2016 9:07 am

Tito Ortiz catches heat for homophobic comments towards Chael Sonnen

On January 21st, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz, and former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen will step into the cage under the Bellator MMA banner in a highly anticipated matchup. When Sonnen celebrated the end of his two-year suspension several months ago, it was announced that he was coming out of retirement, and...

Nov 4, 2016 12:04 pm

UFC vet Tom Lawlor notified of potential USADA anti-doping violation

News surfaced late Thursday evening that UFC veteran ‘Filthy’ Tom Lawlor had been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from a random out-of-competition drug test last month. Lawlor, who has spent the better part of his 17-fight MMA career under the UFC banner, racking up a 6-5 record over the past 8 years,...

Nov 4, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | “Cowboy” Cerrone Recounts a Near-Death Experience That Occured LAST WEEK

.@Cowboycerrone had a near-death experience LAST WEEK while scuba diving. And he told @anezbitt all about it before #UFC205. pic.twitter.com/TWPvh9alp7 — AtTheBuzzer (@TheBuzzerOnFOX) November 3, 2016 It’s no secret that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone lives an absolutely wild life outside the cage. When the fan favorite welterweight isn’t fighting or training, he can generally be found...

Nov 4, 2016 10:08 am

Charles Oliveira misses weight by 9 pounds ahead of ‘UFC Mexico’ fight

While #8 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira has spent the majority of his UFC career competing at featherweight, ‘Do Bronx’ has been frequently criticized for being inconsistent in regards to his ability to make the featherweight limit of 145 pounds. Friday morning in Mexico City, Oliveira missed weight for his ‘TUF Latin America 3 Finale’ fight...

Nov 4, 2016 9:32 am

Friday Night’s Bellator 163 Loses Two Main Card Bouts in 12 Hours

Bellator MMA has had an excellent year. They’ve promoted some strange, but undeniably memorable fight cards. They’ve also bolstered their roster with high profile fighters like Benson Henderson, Matt Mitrione, Sergey Kharitonov, Wanderlei Silva, Rory MacDonald and The American Gangster himself, Chael P. Sonnen. Unfortunately, it’s not all sunshine and daises for MMA’s number-two promotion....

Nov 4, 2016 7:38 am

VIDEO | Cleveland Fan Snuffs Chicago Fan in Post World Series Street Fight

https://twitter.com/Valli_Swag7/status/794040386763313152 On Wednesday night, The Chicago Cubs put an end to one of the longest championship droughts in professional sports –  108 years, to be exact – with a defeat of the Cleveland Indians. The long struggling team overcame a deficit of three games to clinch the series in game 7 with an 8–7 win...

Nov 3, 2016 12:46 pm

Jacare Souza’s manager fires back at Michael Bisping for “running”

Several weeks ago, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made headlines when he and former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre seemed poised for a fight at UFC 206 in Toronto. Unfortunately, as the story developed, St-Pierre took to social media to reveal that negotiations between he and the UFC didn’t go well, and he would be...

Nov 3, 2016 11:52 am

Donald Cerrone eyeing fight with Demian Maia after UFC 205

Donald Cerrone may have spent most of his UFC career as a top ranked lightweight, however Cerrone has recently been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division as he has gone 3-0 over the course of 2016. In his welterweight debut, Cerrone submitted Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira before making it 2-0 when he became the...

Nov 3, 2016 10:57 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley’s bold prediction for Stephen Thompson fight

In just under two weeks, on November 12th, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will be stepping into the Octagon to fight Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson in the co-main event of UFC 205. The fight will serve as Woodley’s first title defense after he claimed the belt by knocking out Robbie Lawler in the main event of...

Nov 3, 2016 9:55 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Hunt reveals he has turned down 2 fights since UFC 200

Heavyweight MMA veteran Mark Hunt has remained adamant that following his UFC 200 loss to Brock Lesnar, who failed both a random out-of-competition drug test before the fight, as well as a fight night drug test, he will not step into the Octagon until the UFC remedies the situation. While Hunt initially requested 50% of...

Nov 3, 2016 9:36 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Hunt: “Enough’s enough, I want an even playing field”

Going into UFC 200 back in July, fan favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt was very open about the fact that he believed there was a possibility his opponent, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, could be going into the fight on PEDs. When the UFC announced that Lesnar and Hunt would be fighting at UFC 200...

Nov 2, 2016 1:07 pm

VIDEO | Melvin Manhoef boxes super-heavyweight YouTube star

Combat sports veteran Melvin Manhoef is certainly one of the most credentialed fighters on the planet today. With over 50 professional kickboxing matches that saw him win the ‘It’s Showtime’ championship, in addition to 46 professional MMA fights that have seen him pick up arguably some of the most devastating knockouts in recent memory, ‘No...

Nov 2, 2016 12:22 pm

VIDEO | 8 Amazing Finishes From UFC 205 Fighters

https://youtu.be/OLnbJYAywOo In just 10 days, the UFC will take over New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden with UFC 205. The card will mark the organization’s first ever trip to The Big Apple, and to celebrate this momentous occasions, they’ve stacked it to the rim with top talent. The card will be topped by a...

Nov 2, 2016 11:23 am

Michael Bisping: ‘If you’re paying attention, Nick, do what Georges didn’t’

Michael Bisping has been campaigning for a fight for UFC 206, which comes just a little over two months since his tough five-round championship fight against Dan Henderson. With Georges St-Pierre’s name as a possible opponent, Bisping was more than excited to get back to competition against one of the greatest to ever fight in...

Nov 2, 2016 9:03 am

Fox Sports 1’s Colin Cowherd slams Ronda Rousey: You can’t be half in

When Ronda Rousey makes her highly anticipated return to the Octagon on December 30th to fight Amanda Nuens for the women’s bantamweight championship, a lot of questions will be answered. By the time Nunes and Rousey take to the Octagon on December 30th, it will have been over a year since Rousey was last in the...

Nov 2, 2016 8:01 am

Dana White Confirms Ronda Rousey is Almost Done, Says She Wants to Focus on Acting

Last month, it was confirmed that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning from a lengthy hiatus to challenge new champ Amanda Nunes in the main event of December’s UFC 207. The bout will mark Rousey’s first steps into the cage since she was turned off by a Holly Holm head kick...

Nov 2, 2016 7:33 am

Robert Whittaker vs. Derek Brunson Promoted to Main Event of UFC Melbourne

Earlier this week, the UFC’s November 26 trip to Melbourne, Australia took a significant blow, as former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was forced out of his planned bout with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza with an injury. When this unfortunate news broke, there was speculation that the UFC might scramble to find a replacement opponent for Jacare....

Nov 1, 2016 2:42 pm

VIDEO | Arguably the most horrific one-punch KO ever

HE DEAD.Like and Share The MMA Opinion!!! Posted by The MMA Opinion on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Fight fans have certainly witnessed numerous highlight reel KOs that have left them with their jaws dropped. From knockouts like Dan Henderson’s ‘H Bomb’ KO win over Michael Bisping, and Anderson Silva’s iconic front kick KO win over...

Nov 1, 2016 2:26 pm

Jose Aldo’s coach: UFC will not let him retire to pursue other endeavors

It sounds like UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo will continue fighting for the UFC despite his wishes to retire and be released from his UFC contract. Nova Uniao head coach Andre Pederneiras told Combate on Tuesday that even after Aldo’s meeting with UFC brass, his wishes to retire in order to pursue new endeavors...

Nov 1, 2016 1:13 pm

Time for War: Conor McGregor Has Completed Training Camp for UFC 205

Just a month over a month removed from his score-evening, UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor shifted his focus to his next challenge: a lightweight title fight with new divisional king Eddie Alvarez. After weeks of rumors and conflicting reports, it was announced that the pair would be headlining the historic UFC 205,...

Nov 1, 2016 10:34 am

Jon Jones lawyer opens up on how USADA arbitration went

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones is currently in the process of appealing his failed drug test that saw the interim light heavyweight champ forced out of his UFC 200 scrap with Daniel Cormier just 48 hours before the fight was set to take place back in July. Despite being pulled from the card,...

Nov 1, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | Watch the Techniques of Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson and Bruce Lee, Side-by-Side

  @waynegichie is the man for putting this together! Bruce Lee is the man!! @ufc @raythompson @thetitanmma @tonythompsonpb #brucelee #karatefighters #igers #igdaily A video posted by Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (@wonderboymma) on Nov 1, 2016 at 8:11am PDT Stephen Thompson has one of the most unique fighting styles in the UFC. With a lifetime of experience...

Nov 1, 2016 8:49 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk opens up on “quite difficult” move to train at ATT

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk recently made the move to American Top Team in Florida, where she is now training full time. While Jedrzejczyk is certainly pleased with the move, she admits that there was an adjustment period where the transition was a bit difficult. Jedrzejczyk is fresh off a unanimous decision win at...

Nov 1, 2016 7:48 am

Ronda Rousey hints at nearing retirement ahead of return

Next month, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will make her highly anticipated return to the Octagon when she steps into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 207 to square off against Amanda Nunes for the women’s bantamweight championship. The fight will not only serve as Rousey’s highly anticipated return to the Octagon...