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Sep 23, 2016 6:13 am

UFC Fight Night 95 Weigh-In Results: Cyborg Makes Weight

Early this morning, reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino took to the scale to weigh in for her for sophomore UFC effort, a 140-lb. catchweight bout with Swedish striker Lina Lansberg. Despite plenty of doubt to the contrary, the Brazilian made weight, taking full advantage of the bout’s 1-lb. allowance and tipping the scale...

Sep 15, 2016 6:14 am

Stefan Struve gets a new opponent for UFC 204

Coming off a blistering 16-second knockout win over Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva, Stefan Struve is looking to build on that momentum at UFC 204 in October. ‘The Skyscraper’ almost didn’t get the chance however after his original opponent Ruslan Magomedov was forced off of the card with a staph infection. Now, it appears Struve will remain...

Sep 12, 2016 10:35 am

Report: Fedor Emelianenko Offered $2 Million to Fight at Rizin End of Year Show, Possibly Against Wanderlei Silva

Once widely considered the greatest mixed martial artist on the planet, Russia’s Fedor Emelianenko has fallen off pretty severely over the last few years. First, he experienced three consecutive losses under the Strikeforce banner, falling to Fabricio Werdum, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, and Dan Henderson. Next, he scored three wins over less than stellar competition, before...

Sep 9, 2016 6:27 pm

VIDEO | UFC fighters make their picks for UFC 203 | Alistair Overeem vs. Stipe Miocic

UFC 203 takes place in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday at the Quicken Loans arena. The main event will feature a UFC heavyweight title fight. Cleveland’s champion, Stipe Miocic will look to defend his title for the first time against Alistair Overeem. Ahead of the heavyweight championship clash, fellow UFC fighters spoke with MMA Junkie and...

Sep 9, 2016 5:22 pm

Stefan Struve left opponent-less for UFC 204

Unfortunate news has surfaced in regards to UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve’s fight with Ruslan Magomedov at UFC 204. According to MMAJunkie, Magomedov was forced to pull out of the scheduled bout this week after it was revealed that he has a staph infection. While details are pretty scarce at the present time, it could be...

Sep 7, 2016 6:50 am

Junior dos Santos praises USADA

Junior dos Santos believes that USADA is the best thing to happen to the heavyweight division. In a weight class where guys are testing for performance enhancing drugs left and right, the former heavyweight champion sounded off on the topic and praised the UFC’s new drug testing policy. “Thank you for USADA! They are doing...

Aug 29, 2016 5:27 pm

PHOTO | Mark Hunt blasts fellow UFC fighters: “Grow some balls!”

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Mark Hunt is not happy with his current employer the Ultimate Fighting Championship or the fighters on the promotions roster. After suffering a decision loss to former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar in the co-main event of UFC 200, it was revealed to “The Super Samoan” and the MMA world...

Aug 3, 2016 2:14 pm

Two high-profile bouts targeted for UFC 204

While there has been no official word as to what fight will headline UFC 204 on October 8th, there are two high profile fights that are being targeted for the card. In addition to the rumored Bisping vs. Henderson rematch going down in the main event, MMAFighting is reporting that Jimi Manuwa vs. Ovince Saint...

Jul 19, 2016 12:00 pm

PHOTO | Mark Hunt embraces Brock Lesnar memes, roasts Lesnar fans

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt is not happy that Brock Lesnar popped for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation after they fought at UFC 200. Hunt has a right to be upset, now that this is his third UFC opponent that has popped for banned substances, with Lesnar being the most recent following Antonio Silva and Frank...

Jul 7, 2016 2:09 am

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ potential USADA violation

Late Wednesday, the UFC announced that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 main event fight against champion Daniel Cormier for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” With the UFC light heavyweight title fight just days away, everyone in the MMA community was shocked at the news. Here is how...

Jul 6, 2016 8:40 pm

Brock Lesnar on title run: “Never say never. We’ll see”

On Saturday, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after nearly 5 years away from the UFC. Lesnar will be facing #8 ranked heavyweight Mark Hunt, who is widely believed to be a legend of the sport. Hunt will be entering the fight on a 2-fight win streak that has seen...

Jun 15, 2016 9:05 am

Dana White has nothing but praise for Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt has earned the reputation as one of the hardest hitting men in the history of the UFC. The ‘Super Samoan’ has gone 7-4 in his UFC career, and is currently on a 2-fight win streak that has seen him knock out both Bigfoot Silva and Frank Mir. Ahead Hunt’s UFC 200 fight against...

Jun 6, 2016 5:47 pm

Video | Paul Heyman talks UFC 200 with Brock Lesnar

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. “The Beast” sat down with his manager Paul Heyman to discuss what prompted his return to the octagon. Lesnar has not competed...

Jun 6, 2016 12:01 pm

Mark Hunt vs. Brock Lesnar opening odds

Former UFC champion Brock Lesnar was a guest on ESPN’s SportsCenter this morning where he announced that he would be returning to the octagon at UFC 200 on July 9 to fight Mark Hunt. Lesnar, who has not fought since his 2011 loss to Alistair Overeem, has opened as a +120 underdog against Hunt, this...

Jun 6, 2016 8:59 am

Pros react to the Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt fight announcement

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Lesnar has not competed in mixed martial arts since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. The former champions...

Jun 6, 2016 7:35 am

Breaking! Brock Lesnar receives his opponent for UFC 200

This past weekend at UFC 199 in Los Angeles the UFC announced that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The promotion did not name an opponent for Lesnar that evening in Los Angeles (UFC 199), leaving fans across the world speculating...

May 28, 2016 6:52 am

Mark Hunt to be added to UFC 200?

UFC 200 may be just over a month away, but many fans are still anxiously awaiting the announcement of one more big fight that UFC President Dana White hinted at. With that being said, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt revealed during a recent interview that he was asked to “stay ready” for UFC 200 by Dana...

May 25, 2016 9:48 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo training for Frankie Edgar fight

Back at UFC 156, Jose Aldo defended his UFC featherweight championship against Frankie Edgar. Aldo managed to secure the unanimous decision win to retain the belt, defending the belt for the 4th time. At UFC 200, Frankie Edgar will have his chance at revenge, 3 years after the pair’s initial meeting. In this fight, they...

May 15, 2016 7:33 pm

Mark Hunt is willing to rematch Stipe Miocic or Fabricio Werdum

UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt (12-10-1 MMA) is currently riding a two-fight win streak, scoring stoppage wins over former champ Frank Mir and former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in that time. Prior to the win streak, “The Super Samoan” had suffered back-to-back TKO losses to the two men who competed in Saturday night’s UFC...

May 10, 2016 8:40 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’ bombs in viewership

This past weekend ‘UFC Fight Night 87’ went down from Rotterdam, Netherlands. While the event featured several high-profile bouts including Overeem vs. Arlovski, and Bigfoot Silva vs. Stefan Struve, the event didn’t do so hot in the viewership department. @FrontRowBrian FN 87 avg'd 656k viewers. For comparison the other FNs for 2016:FN 82: 1.317 milFN...

May 8, 2016 3:28 pm

UFC Fight Night 87 Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 87’ in Rotterdam delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 87’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Alistair Overeem for...

May 8, 2016 1:19 pm

Video | UFN 87 Antonio Silva vs. Stefan Struve Highlights

Check out the highlights from today’s UFC Fight Night 87 co-main event fight between former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Stefan “The Skyscraper” Struve (via FOX Sports): https://twitter.com/UFCONFOX/status/729403673441275904 Stefan Struve won the bout via TKO at 0:15 of the first-round. Who would you like to see Stefan Struve fight in his next octagon appearance?...

May 7, 2016 9:20 am

VIDEO | Andrei Arlovski vs. Alistair Overeem staredown

Overeem vs. Arlovski! Don't blink in this one, odds are someone's going to be going to sleep! #UFCRotterdam https://t.co/5Y1a9h8jmc — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) May 7, 2016 Early Saturday morning, the ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’ weigh-ins went down from the Netherlands ahead of tomorrow’s fight card. Fortunately for the UFC, weigh-ins went off without any...

May 5, 2016 11:44 pm

7-foot tall Stefan Struve now 280 pounds?

UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is set to take on Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC Fight Night 87, which takes place in Struve’s homeland of the Netherlands. Struve made his first appearance in the Octagon at the young age of 21 against Junior dos Santos at UFC 95 back in 2009. Dos Santos took out Struve...

Mar 26, 2016 8:53 am

Mark Hunt eyes top 5 opponent following win over Frank Mir

This past weekend in Brisbane, Mark Hunt picked up yet another spectacular walk-off KO as he knocked out Frank Mir in the first round of their main event scrap. Following the win, Hunt is looking for a quick turnaround as he looks to build on his 2-fight win streak. While most fighters are methodical in...

Mar 21, 2016 2:25 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt’s backstage interview: ‘I want that title’

Mark Hunt made another statement on Saturday night when he had another one of his signature walk-off knockouts in the main event of UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia. Hunt landed a brutal punch on former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir that sent him to the canvas. Hunt is now on a two-fight winning...

Mar 21, 2016 2:11 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt’s respectful Octagon interview following walk-off KO of Frank Mir

There was no blood between the main event fighters at the UFC Fight Night 85, which took place in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. However, the lack of tension between the two competitors didn’t stop the two fighters from giving their all in the fight. Mark Hunt took out former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir...