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Jun 27, 2017 1:51 pm

Robert Whittaker explains why you won’t hear him trash talk his way to a fight

Robert Whittaker is set for the biggest fight of his career as he is set to take on Yoel Romero in a UFC interim middleweight title fight at UFC 213. Coming off an impressive TKO stoppage over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Whittaker has worked his way up to an interim title bout by letting his performances...

Jun 27, 2017 12:51 pm

VIDEO | Clay Guida lands ‘Scorpion Kicks’ in Erik Koch fight

Clay Guida's Scorpion Kick at UFC Fight Night 112 pic.twitter.com/st6ZMdYW7X — MMA Curator (@MMACurator) June 26, 2017 This Sunday on the preliminary card main event, UFC veteran Clay ‘The Carpenter’ Guida picked up a rather one-sided unanimous decision win over Erik Koch, as he snapped his 2-fight skid that saw him drop back to back...

Jun 27, 2017 12:43 pm

New photos of Conor McGregor training for Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor‘s training camp for his August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now well underway. The UFC lightweight champ is currently undergoing a crash course on the sweet science in Ireland, and will soon relocate to Vegas, where he spend the duration of his camp. Today, McGregor shared a number of photos...

Jun 27, 2017 12:25 pm

Kevin Lee says Conor McGregor will be on the “decline” after Mayweather fight

UFC lightweight Kevin Lee is fresh off his first round submission win over Michael Chiesa this Sunday in Oklahoma City, which saw him continue his impressive win streak. Prior to the fight, there were reports of Lee training at Floyd Mayweather’s gym in order to help Mayweather prepare for his upcoming August 26th showdown with...

Jun 27, 2017 11:29 am

John Kavanagh: Conor McGregor could beat Floyd Mayweather with three more weeks of training

The official announcement of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor’s boxing match with undefeated defensive great Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now several weeks old. As such, McGregor’s training camp is now well underway. While McGregor is still a significant underdog heading into this fight, his head coach John Kavanagh has suggested that things are going very well as...

Jun 27, 2017 11:08 am

TUTORIAL: Rafael Dos Anjos throws jumping switch knee

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos is known as one of MMA’s most vicious offensive fighters. His ability to batter his opponents with lightning quick punches and kicks has led to a series of highlight reel stoppages over the course of his career. Today, Dos Anjos...

Jun 27, 2017 10:09 am

Wanderlei Silva reflects on Chael Sonnen fight, vows to return

This past Saturday in New York, Bellator MMA held their first pay-per view event, which featured a number of high-profile fights. In the main event, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen stepped into the cage against longtime rival, former Pride FC champion Wanderlei Silva, for a highly anticipated showdown four years in the making. When...

Jun 27, 2017 9:28 am

Felice Herrig comments on opponent Justin Kish’s mid-fight accident

Over the weekend, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 112, strawweight veteran Felice Herrig scored an impressive decision win over the highly regarded Justine Kish. With this win, Herrig moved onto an impressive, three-fight win-streak and reestablished herself as a definite contender in the UFC strawweight division. Unfortunately, Herrig’s impressive win has been...

Jun 27, 2017 8:06 am

Roy Nelson gets opponent for Bellator debut on September 23

The latest in the long procession of former UFC fighters to make the jump to Bellator MMA is The Ultimate Fighter season 10 winner and long-time heavyweight contender Roy Nelson. News of Nelson’s move to Bellator was first reported by Ariel Helwani in late May, though the details of his debut remained hazy at that...

Jun 27, 2017 7:40 am

Family gives update on Matt Hughes’ condition after near-fatal train wreck

Earlier this month, UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was involved in a near-fatal accident, as his vehicle collided with a train near his hometown in Illinois. Initially, things looked quite bleak for the former champion. Apparently, however, he is slowly improving in hospital. This according to his family, who gave an update to MMAFighting.com....

Jun 27, 2017 5:52 am

Derrick Lewis decides against retirement, calls out opponent for return

Shortly after his UFC Fight Night 110 TKO loss to Mark Hunt, heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis surprised the MMA community by announcing that he may have fought his last fight in MMA. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, however, Lewis confirmed that he will probably fight again – and soon. “We’re just hoping that...

Jun 26, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson rips on ‘Team Tiramisu’ Khabib Nurmagomedov

.@tonyfergusonXT has a message for @TeamKhabib following his challenge to Tony from rehab. #ShotsFired #StrongWords pic.twitter.com/jp0pm1o8g2 — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) June 26, 2017 Fans were devastated when news broke that the UFC interim lightweight title fight between top contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled the day before UFC 209 was set to...

Jun 26, 2017 12:11 pm

Coach John Kavanagh claims Conor McGregor plans to return to the Octagon this year

Given that Conor McGregor will make far more money than he ever has in MMA for his August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, widespread doubt has emerged that he will ever return to the UFC’s Octagon. According to McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh, who spoke on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, however, money...

Jun 26, 2017 9:53 am

TUTORIAL: 5 ways to set up an armbar

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. The armbar is one of the most classic finishing submissions in all of mixed martial arts. The world’s most elite grapplers have all used this move at some point in their careers. It is a common move that pretty much everyone should have in their arsenal. Perhaps...

Jun 26, 2017 9:05 am

Referee Big John McCarthy gives his take on Kevin Lee vs. Michael Chiesa stoppage controversy

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa lost by submission to “The MoTown Phenom” Kevin Lee. The unfortunate thing is that, while Lee’s rear-naked choke was deep, Chiesa never actually tapped out or lost consciousness. Instead, referee Mario Yamasaki misread the situation, and stopped the fight...

Jun 26, 2017 8:49 am

VIDEO | Michael Chiesa slams Mario Yamasaki, demands rematch with Kevin Lee

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa lost by submission to “The MoTown Phenom” Kevin Lee. The unfortunate thing is that, while Lee’s rear-naked choke was deep, Chiesa never actually tapped out or lost consciousness. Instead, referee Mario Yamasaki misread the situation, and stopped the fight...

Jun 26, 2017 8:27 am

VIDEO | Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson trade trash talk on FS1 post-fight show

Last night, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112, Kevin Lee scored an impressive – if controversial – submission win over Michael Chiesa. Shortly after this win, which is likely to send him careening into the UFC lightweight top-10, Lee joined a panel of Karyn Bryant, Kenny Florian, Tyron Woodley and Tony Ferguson...

Jun 26, 2017 6:11 am

Fighter admits “sh*t happens” after brown stains appear on Octagon surface (video)

Last night, on the main card of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, strawweights Felice Herrig and Justine Kish collided in an interesting clash of styles. In the end Herrig won this fight with a dominant decision, having dragged her foe to the mat multiple times, landed dozens of ground strikes, and threatened...

Jun 25, 2017 2:56 pm

Update: Cody Garbrandt vs. Matthew Kline Kader fails to come to fruition

Over the last few weeks, the MMA community has watched on in bewilderment as bodybuilder Matthew Kline Kader and UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt engaged in a heated Twitter beef, and ultimately agreed to fight inside Team Alpha Male, Garbrandt’s home base in Sacramento, California. Contrary to widespread doubt that this weird beef would actually...

Jun 25, 2017 11:48 am

Matthew Kline Kader claims he has arrived, Cody Garbrandt states otherwise

Matthew Kline Kader claims he has arrived, Cody Garbrandt states otherwise Well today is the big day. No, I am not talking about the highly anticipated UFC lightweight fight between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee tonight in Oklahoma City. And no, I am not talking about the return of former two division champion BJ Penn...

Jun 25, 2017 11:05 am

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell fires shots at “classless loser” Tito Ortiz

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell fires shots at “classless loser” Tito Ortiz It is no secret that former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz does not like current Bellator fighter Chael Sonnen. Ortiz and Sonnen squared off this past January at Bellator 170 with “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” emerging victorious via first-round submission. However, the...

Jun 25, 2017 9:08 am

VIDEO | Tito Ortiz stands up and flips off the entire crowd at MSG

VIDEO | Tito Ortiz stands up and flips off the entire crowd at MSG It is no secret that former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz has a strong dislike for current Bellator MMA fighter Chael Sonnen. Ortiz and Sonnen squared off this past January in California at Bellator 170 with Tito emerging victorious via...