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Jul 23, 2016 10:26 pm

VIDEO | Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez (highlights)

In the co-main event of ‘UFC on FOX 20’ Gilbert Melendez made his return to the Octagon against Edson Barboza. The fight was a thrilling one, with Barboza ultimately getting the win via unanimous decision, keeping his run at a title shot going! See the highlights above!

Jul 23, 2016 9:02 pm

VIDEO | Valentina Shevchenko upsets Holly Holm (highlights)

In the main event of UFC on FOX 20, #8 ranked women’s bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko picked up the biggest win of her UFC career as she defeated Holly Holm via unanimous decision. Shevchenko won the bout in convincing fashion, landing numerous takedowns, and countering Holm’s strikes. In the video above you can see the highlights...

Jul 23, 2016 8:24 pm

VIDEO | Edson Barboza’s post-fight octagon interview

Edson Barboza utilized some nasty leg kicks to earn a unanimous decision victory over former Strikeforce title holder Gilbert Melendez at last night’s UFC on FOX 20 event in Chicago. The Brazilian striker has now won three of his last four octagon appearances, including decision victories over former champ Anthony Pettis and Paul Felder. Who...

Jul 23, 2016 5:26 pm

Clip | Felice Herrig forces Kailin Curran to tapout

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig made a successful return to the octagon tonight in Chicago by forcing Kailin Curran to tapout in the very first-round of their UFC on FOX 20 main card bout. Here is a clip of Herrig’s slick rear-naked choke submission victory: Felice Herrig clamps down on a rear naked choke and gives...


Jul 23, 2016 11:13 am

Valentina Shevchenko holds 3 wins over Joanna Jedrzejczyk

At UFC on FOX 20 tonight, Holly Holm will look to rebound from losing her UFC women’s bantamweight championship to Miesha Tate, as she faces Valentina Shevchenko. Ahead of the fight, many aren’t giving Shevchenko much of a chance against the former champ. During a Q&A Friday afternoon, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk revealed...

Jul 19, 2016 11:07 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm comments on PED use and Jon Jones’ situation

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is a close friend and teammate of Jon Jones. With the recent news of Jones’ popping for banned substances, “Bones” has been a big topic of conversation and with Holm fighting this weekend, she was surely asked about her friend’s situation by the media. Holm recently spoke about...

Jul 19, 2016 9:02 am

Jim Miller vs. Joe Lauzon II booked for August

Earlier this month, at UFC 200, UFC veterans Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller both emerged from their respective bouts with KO wins. Miller kicked off the event on the UFC Fight Pass prelims, knocking out MMA legend Takanori Gomi in the very first round, ending his 2-fight losing streak. Similarly, Lauzon knocked out Diego Sanchez...

Jun 23, 2016 10:14 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant announces fight with Bec Rawling on SportsCenter

Thursday morning, popular UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant appeared on SportsCenter to announce her return to the Octagon following a stellar season on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. VanZant revealed that she would be fighting Bec Rawlings on August 27th at UFC on FOX 21. Rawlings will be riding a 2-fight win streak into the...

Jun 23, 2016 8:00 am

Paige VanZant officially returns to the Octagon in August

Good news for top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant! It appears as though ’12 Gauge’ will get her wish, and will be making her Octagon return sooner rather than later. Following her appearance on season 22 of ABC’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ VanZant expressed her desire to return to the Octagon soon given that...

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 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...

Jul 23, 2013 12:08 pm

Chael Sonnen Cleared for TRT Use for Fight with Shogun Rua

Chael Sonnen is perhaps the most notorious fighter using Testosterone Replacement Therapy after he tested positive for high testosterone levels in his first loss to Anderson Silva at UFC 117.  In a recent interview, he confirmed that the athletic commission in Massachusetts has accepted his request for theraputic use of TRT for his UFC bout...

Apr 24, 2013 9:00 am

Ratings Report: Henderson, Melendez viewership peaks at 4.7 million

Though the overall numbers may have been down, a solid number of viewers tuned in for the UFC on FOX 7 main event. MMAweekly.com says viewership for the lightweight title bout between Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez peaked at 4.7 million viewers. Roughly 3.31 million people were drawn by the card in which Henderson defeated...

Dec 29, 2012 12:29 pm

Exclusive: Phil Davis Talks About Fighting Forrest Griffin and Dominick Cruz

  To read part one of our interview with Phil Davis click here: Phil Davis has one of the best personalities in all of mixed martial arts. He has a great sense of humor, an infectious laugh and definitely knows how to have a good time. The Penn State University graduate spent time on the...

Nov 2, 2012 6:36 am

Diego Nunes to Face Nik Lentz on Yet to be Named Brazil Card in January

  The UFC has booked another fight for their January 19 event in Brazil. Portal do Vale Tudo a Brazilian website is reporting on a featherweight bout between Nik Lentz and Diego Nunes. Lentz began his UFC career with a 5-0-1 run that included wins over Rafaello Oliveira, Tyson Griffin and Andre Winner. Since then...

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...

Sep 21, 2012 7:04 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Q & A with Charles Oliveira

  At just 22-years-old Charles Oliveira is one of the youngest fighters in the UFC. He made his debut for the organization just two months shy of his 20th birthday when he defeated Darren Elkins via armbar just 41 seconds into the first round in August of 2010. He also took home the submission of...

Apr 20, 2012 8:47 am

Mark Muñoz Eyeing Possible Fight with Chris Weidman in July

By George Deutsch: Bone spurs. That’s what stood between Mark Muñoz (12-2) and a shot at top UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen at UFC on Fox 2 this past January. Had Muñoz won the No. 1 contender matchup, he would’ve gotten a long-awaited championship bout with current middleweight titleholder Anderson “the Spider” Silva. But it...