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Feb 8, 2018 5:26 pm

UFC on Fox 29 Adds Strawweight Showdown

The UFC touches down in Glendale, Arizona this April and the card is really shaping up to be a great one. The event is already topped off with two all-violence level matchups featuring Dustin Poirier against Justin Gaethje in the main event and Matt Brown vs Carlos Condit in the co-main. And now the UFC...

Feb 7, 2018 6:26 pm

Report | Talk of Amanda Nunes vs Raquel Pennington is Under Way

This isn’t the first we’ve heard of the possible bantamweight title fight matchup between Raquel Pennington and the champion, Amanda Nunes. In fact, the fight was apparently on it’s way to getting finalized for UFC 219 at the end of 2017 but before the bout agreements could be signed, Pennington got into a nasty car crash...

Feb 5, 2018 7:44 pm

UFC Fight Night 128 Gets Three Bouts Announced

When it comes to the current UFC schedule, UFC Fight Night 128 in Atlantic City, New Jersey is the latest card with fights booked right now. The event will take place on April 21. The first fight announced for the event was a welterweight matchup between Siyar Bahadurzada and Luan Chagas. We now have three...

Jan 24, 2018 1:04 pm

Cris Cyborg Says Amanda Nunes Needs Her Because of Her Weak Brand

It looks like the first superfight of 2018 has finally gotten close to becoming official. Dana White said it was the fight to make. Amanda Nunes has wanted it for some time in her quest to become a two-weight champion. Cris Cyborg has said she agreed with her management for it to happen. So, it...

Jan 23, 2018 7:16 am

Opening odds released for Rose Namajunas vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk rematch

Back in November, in the first of three title fights on the UFC 217 bill, seemingly unstoppable UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk stepped into the Octagon with unheralded challenger Rose Namajunas. In a shocking upset, Namajunas put the champ Jedrzejczyk down with a first-round punch, taking the belt for herself in the process. Now, the...

Jan 17, 2018 6:15 pm

Cris Cyborg: “To be the real champ, I have to go to Bellator”

The post-UFC 219 Cris Cyborg saga continues. The question remains, “what’s next?”. Everyone and their mothers have been searching for possible answers. The option that most have been looking at and everyone is seemingly wanting(except for Cyborg herself) is a super fight with the current UFC bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes. Nunes, as well as UFC President,...

Jan 11, 2018 5:03 pm

Jessica-Rose Clark Has Home Broken Into Just Days Prior to UFC St Louis fight with Paige VanZant

It’s definitely not the type of news you would like to receive while preparing for the biggest fight of your career… UFC Flyweight, “Jessy Jess” Jessica-Rose Clark makes her sophomore appearance with the organization this Saturday in a big-time showdown with the returning star from the Strawweight division, Paige VanZant. Unfortunately…today, Jessy Jess received some...

Jan 10, 2018 6:28 pm

Sara McMann fills in for Tonya Evinger, takes on Marion Reneau at UFC on Fox 28

It appears there has been a change of plans! Initially, Sara McMann and Invicta FC Bantamweight champion, Yana Kunitskaya had both announced that they were fighting each other next at UFC on Fox 28 in Orlando, Florida on February 24. But since then, Marion Reneau vs former Invicta Bantamweight champ and recent UFC Featherweight title...

Jan 5, 2018 6:03 pm

Amanda Nunes Ready to “Leave Mark on the Sport” with Cyborg Fight

Just a few years ago, the biggest possible fight among the women would have obviously been the former UFC Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey vs at the time, the Invicta FC Featherweight champion and former Strikeforce Featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg. It was always an issue of Cyborg making 135 lbs…since that was initially the only division...

Jan 1, 2018 9:23 am

Mackenzie Dern gets booked for UFC debut

Mackenzie Dern, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace who has carved out a solid 5-0 record as a professional mixed martial artist, has finally signed with the UFC. The bright young prospect will make her long-awaited Octagon debut at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her opponent will be Ashley Yoder. This news...

Dec 31, 2017 11:39 am

After defeat of Holly Holm, Cris Cyborg gets called out by “a legit featherweight”

Last night, the UFC closed out the year 2017 with UFC 219, a stacked card that went down in the fight capital of Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event of this anticipated PPV, UFC women’s featherweight queen Cris Cyborg attempted her first UFC title defense opposite former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. In advance of...

Dec 29, 2017 10:55 am

Cyborg Squashes Beef with Dana White Ahead of UFC 219

The New Year is approaching and it is the time for resolutions. Whether they be public or something that you promise yourself, opening up a new calendar is always an excuse to change something about your life. To say that Cris Cyborg has had a roller coaster relationship with the UFC, would be an understatement....

Dec 27, 2017 7:05 pm

BREAKING | Tecia Torres Not Fighting For Title, Faces Jessica Andrade at UFC Orlando

Reports and rumors were circulating recently that the Rose Namajunas would be making her first title defense at UFC 221 in Australia…but not in a rematch with the woman she defeated for the title, Joanna Jedrzejczyk but the woman she’s 1-1 with, Tecia Torres. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the February 24 UFC on Fox...

Dec 21, 2017 6:42 am

Report | Rose Namajunas strawweight title defense in the works for UFC 221

According to a report from Bartek Stachura of Lowking.PL, Rose Namajunas will defend her new strawweight title at UFC 221 in Perth, Western Australia on February 11. Her opponent will be Tecia Torres, who she has fought twice before. Rose Namajunas vs. Tecia Torres III in the works for #UFC221 in Perth. — Bartek Stachura...

Nov 21, 2017 4:58 am

Paige VanZant’s return in the works for UFC Fight Night in St. Louis

According to a report from MMAFighting.com, strawweight star Paige VanZant will finally return to the cage on January 14, when the UFC touches down in St. Louis, MO. Her return will occur in the new UFC women’s flyweight division, where she is expected to battle recent UFC roster addition Jessica-Rose Clark. Though Paige VanZant was briefly...

Nov 15, 2017 2:34 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg’s Coach Teases a Fight Announcement ‘Very Soon’

Ever since her victory over Tonya Evinger at UFC 214 to become the new UFC featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg has been on a warpath to try and defend her title against Holly Holm. There was a whole social media campaign for a fight that seemed like the only option, at least with Invicta FC featherweight...

Nov 8, 2017 12:09 pm

Cosplay Queen Angela Hill Auditioned for Marvel’s Black Panther

While taking out four fighters in a row and winning the strawweight tritle, Angela Hill’s time in Invicta FC was like a greatest hits of video game and pop culture references. Each weigh-in, she turned up like it was Comic Con and it was awesome. After clawing her way back to the UFC, she picked...

Nov 1, 2017 7:34 am

Here’s how the world’s top fighters celebrated Halloween

Last night (and over the past weekend), dozens of members of the MMA community donned costumes for this year’s halloween celebrations. Check out some of the best Halloween posts from the MMA community below. WARNING: Some are NSFW! We gonna git you sucka A post shared by Luke Rockhold (@lukerockhold) on Oct 29, 2017 at...

Oct 22, 2017 6:02 am

Karolina Kowalkiewicz doubles down on Jessica Andrade callout

Yesterday afternoon, in the co-main event of the UFC’s exciting stop in Gdansk, Poland, Polish strawweight contender Karolina Kowalkiewicz picked up a nice decision win over former Invicta star Jodie Esquibel. In the wake of this impressive win, Kowalkiewicz made a clever callout of surging Brazilian contender Jessica Andrade. Speaking at the UFC Gdansk post-fight...

Oct 19, 2017 5:09 pm

PICS | Behind The Scenes As Angela Hill Does Motion Capture For EA Sports UFC 3

If your thumbs have gotten a rest from trying to perform Demetrious Johnson’s suplex into an armbar on EA Sports UFC 2, don’t let you callouses soften up too much because there is a new game coming early next year. Throughout the last year and a half, they’ve added new fighters to the previous edition...