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Aug 20, 2015 11:33 am

Daniel Cormier: I Have A Mental Advantage Over Gustafsson’

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is gearing up to do battle with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192, where he’ll defend his belt for the first time. Cormier won the title after submitting Anthony Johnson in a fight to determine who would grab the vacant belt after former king Jon Jones was suspended and stripped....

Aug 19, 2015 10:22 am

Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins set as UFN 77 co-headliner

A key light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Patrick Cummins will serve as the co-main event for November’s UFC Fight Night 77 fight card in Brazil. UFC officials announced the news earlier today. Glover Teixeira (23-4 MMA) snapped the first two-fight losing skid of his career by defeating Ovince St. Preux earlier this month...

Aug 13, 2015 4:52 pm

Top UFC Middleweight Calls State Of Sport In Reebok Era Tragic And Pathetic

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy has been quite outspoken about plenty of things he isn’t happy with, regarding the MMA world. In a recent interview on The MMA Hour, Kennedy talked about his disgust with business side of fighting, in particular, the UFC’s Reebok deal and how much it pays the fighters. He gave an astonishing...

Aug 10, 2015 2:10 pm

Tim Kennedy blasts the UFC Fight Night 73 Reebok payouts

Tim Kennedy has taken on the role as voice of the voiceless when it comes to fighters who are afraid to voice their opinions about the UFC’s partnership with Reebok. Seeing how UFC handled Robert “Stitch” Duran’s situation, fighters have the right to want to bite their tongue. The entire band of fighters who competed...

Aug 10, 2015 7:49 am

‘Alexander Gustafsson’s crowning achievement is losing, he can’t beat me’

Daniel Cormier is set to defend his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Alexander Gustafsson in October at UFC 192 and he’s already starting the trash talk. DC was a guest on former pro wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin’s podcast and laid the verbal smack down on Gustafsson. Austin brought up the fact that Gus almost...

Jul 27, 2015 6:46 am

UFC Fight Night 73 set with 13 bouts!

The lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 73 event in Nashville. The fight card features a total of 13 bouts and is headlined by a light heavyweight contest between Glover Teixeira (22-4 MMA) and Ovince Saint Preux (18-6 MMA). Glover Teixeira will be looking to snap the first two-fight losing skid of...

Jul 22, 2015 6:28 am

Will The UFC Cut Nick Diaz For DUI and Drug Testing Issues?

The UFC is not a place of logic, I think we can all agree on that. From Alexander Gustafsson getting a title shot after getting KO’d, to most recently, the firing of longtime veteran cutman ‘Stitch’ Duran. A lot of their decisions just do not make sense. I am not naive. I know that the...

Jul 18, 2015 2:34 pm

Daniel Cormier Will Fight Alexander Gustafsson At UFC 192

The fight was expected to go down on this card, but now it’s confirmed by the UFC. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title for the first time against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 in Houston, TX. UFC 192 goes down on Oct. 3 at the Toyota Center in Houston. The prelims...

Jul 15, 2015 7:43 am

Chris Weidman Takes A Jab At Cormier: ‘He’s Eating Chicken, I’m Training’

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman plans on going up to light-heavywight to ‘get more competition’ in the future. Weidman told FightHype.com that his longterm goal is to go up in weight class and dominate there. He also mentioned that Daniel Cormier, the 205 champ, is running because he knows he’s coming. “I’m tryna go up...

Jun 24, 2015 11:57 am

Ronda Rousey & Donald Cerrone Nominated For 2015 ESPY Awards

  Heads up MMA fans, two UFC fighters have been nominated for awards at this years ESPY Awards. Both Ronda Rousey and Donal Cerrone have been nominated for the ‘Best Fighter’ award. Rousey, just like last year has also been nominated for the ‘Best Female Athlete’. Last year Rousey walked away with ‘Best Female Athlete’,...

Jun 11, 2015 1:10 pm

Paige VanZant Thankful For Reebok Deal Despite Peer Backlash

Reebok and the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a deal toward the end of 2014. Fighters were apprehensive to rejoice and celebrate the deal as details surrounding fighter pay have yet to be revealed; All they knew was they were going to be forbidden from wearing sponsors other than Reebok to the octagon. While the underwhelming...

Jun 11, 2015 9:55 am

Urijah Faber On The Time A Dwarf Cop “Had It Out For Me”

Whether it’s Jon Jones with his hit and run incident, or Bellator’s Mike Richman getting busted by the California State Athletic Commission, fighters seem to be having a tough time following the rules. UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber, on the other hand, had a run in with the law in his learning years which was unwarranted....

Jun 8, 2015 2:55 pm

‘I’m A More Dangerous Opponent for Cormier than Gustafsson’

Ryan Bader has been campaigning for a shot at the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship which was recently claimed by Daniel Cormier. After Cormier defeated Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 in May, Bader confronted Cormier at the post fight press conference and took matters into his own hands. For the following weeks, Bader and Cormier proceeded...

Jun 6, 2015 7:17 am

BUSTED! MMA’s Biggest Criminals

Can you think of some of the biggest criminals in MMA. Of course a lot of you would say Jon Jones because he’s the most recent and perhaps most high profile, but did you know about all these guys too check out the video!! WATCH! Gilbert Melendez Trains For Eddie Alvarez, And Looks Scary!

May 30, 2015 1:14 pm

Cormier: ‘There’s No Asterisk Next To My Name, I’m The Real Champ’

New UFC champion Daniel Cormier wants fans to know that he is the real champion, no matter what you say. The champ appeared on The MMA Hour and talked about the criticism from some fans saying he isn’t the real champion because he didn’t beat Jon Jones. Here’s what he had to say to that:...

May 28, 2015 1:41 am

Throwback Thursday — UFC Champs of Yesterday

Talk about a Throwback Thursday. Check out this picture from back in 2011, showing all the (then current) UFC champions together. Oh how times have changed. Aside of Cain Velasquez and Jose Aldo, everyone else is no longer the champ. Anderson Silva is out waiting because of his failed drug tests, Jon Jones is out...

May 26, 2015 2:40 pm

Ronda Welcomes Fight vs. Miesha Tate’s Man Bryan Caraway

UFC champion and star Ronda Rousey talks about her dream match-ups. She told The Wall Street Journal that she would love to test her skills against former champ Jon Jones in a dream match, but as far as just someone she would love to beat up, how about Bryan Caraway. Caraway is a top 10...

May 26, 2015 11:19 am

UFC Boss: Daniel Cormier Is The REAL CHAMP!

“Well, right now he is. You know, I understand that and I’m a believer in that too. To be the man, you have to beat the man. I absolutely believe in that too. But unfortunately the man has some problems right now and Cormier is the man.” That’s what Dana White had to say about...

May 26, 2015 9:29 am

D.C. Recalls Early MMA Career, Fighting While On Welfare

Yes, the sport of MMA has its trash talk and its rivalries and its Dana White quotables, but every once and a while we get a truly ‘feel good’ story. Daniel Cormier won the UFC light-heavyweight title this past Saturday when he survived an early onslaught from Anthony Johnson and came back to get the...

May 24, 2015 10:55 am

Bader Puts Cormier on Blast: ‘You Need To get YOUR S**t Together’

Ryan Bader is making it obvious that he wants to be next in line for a shot at Daniel Cormier’s UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. He wasted no time getting in the face of the newly crowned champion when he confronted him at the UFC 187 Post-Fight Press Conference! After the event, Bader tweeted the following:...

May 24, 2015 9:35 am

White on Cormier/Johnson: ‘It Went Exactly How I Thought It Would’

Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson met in the middle of the octagon at the main event of “UFC 187″. Cormier’s elite wrestling skills would ultimately be Johnson’s downfall as he repeatedly got taken down and ground out. Fatigue started to kick in after the first round concluded and it wasn’t long before Cormier was...

May 23, 2015 11:29 pm

WOAH! Daniel Cormier Goes Off On Ryan Bader At Press Conference

*Daniel Cormier sets Chill to 0* https://t.co/jw81Djc1dM — Eric Jackman (@NewYorkRic) May 24, 2015 Things got really heated at the UFC 187 post-fight press conference! Daniel Cormier was answering a question about waiting for Jon Jones when he started talked about Ryan Bader and all the trash talk he’s been dishing out. Apparently Bader was...

May 23, 2015 3:11 pm

‘Rumble’ Johnson’s Coach Says They Already Know What Cormier Is Going To Do

We’re just hours away from seeing Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 187, but Johnson’s camp says they’ve known what Cormier was planning on doing since they accepted the fight. Johnson’s striking coach on the Blackzilians, Henri Hooft, talked on The MMA Hour this past Monday and said there isn’t any secrecy to what...

May 22, 2015 11:47 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 187 Edition

UFC 187 goes down this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Anthony Johnson battling Daniel Cormier for the vacant 205-pound strap. In the evening’s co-main event slot, undefeated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman puts his title...

May 21, 2015 9:00 am

Ovince Saint Preux vs. Glover Teixeira set to headline UFC Fight Night 74

A key light heavyweight bout will headline August’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Nashville, as UFC officials recently announced that Ovince Saint Preux and Glover Teixeira have agreed to throw down in the cards main event slot. Ovince Saint Preux (18-6 MMA) was last seen in action at April’s UFC on FOX 15 event,...

May 20, 2015 7:20 pm

Cormier Thinks Title Fight Experience Is Key Against “Rumble”

This Saturday, Daniel Cormier will have a second chance in two fights at striking gold. Cormier was fortunate enough to land the empty spot caused by Jon Jones’ absence and will be challenging Anthony “Rumble” Johnson for the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Cormier mentioned on “UFC Tonight” that he thinks his experience in title...