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Nov 22, 2017 9:19 am

‘Violent Motherf-cker’ Justin Gaethje Wants a Title Shot After UFC 218

Justin Gaethje dropped his World Series of Fighting lightweight title and never looked back, now he’s one fight into the UFC and is immediately within reach of a possible title shot. He lived up to all of his hype by dismantling Michael Johnson in a Fight of the Night and winning Performance of the Night....

Nov 22, 2017 6:43 am

Matt Hughes criticizes UFC, explains why promotion is “not as special” as it once was

Speaking on a recent edition of Undeniable with Joe Buck, former UFC welterweight champion and outright MMA legend Matt Hughes shared some criticisms of the modern  UFC. In his opinion, the promotion’s frequent shows – there will be a show every weekend from now until year’s end – are making its product less enjoyable. “I...

Nov 21, 2017 6:04 pm

Volkan Oezdemir Still Has Time to Train for UFC Return

Despite ‘aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability‘ charges UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Ozdemir has found time to continue his training for what very well may be a title shot in his eventual return to the Octagon. Oezdemir took to his Facebook account to post a shot of himself getting a training session in:...

Nov 21, 2017 1:35 pm

BREAKING | Jimmie Rivera Gets a New Opponent for UFC 219

The UFC’s year-end mega card has taking more hits than most of it’s roster has had, but it is slowly being built back up. One of the bouts that ended up having to get split up is Dominick Cruz’s return to the Octagon against Jimmie Rivera, which was called off because of a broken arm...

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 20, 2017 8:00 pm

Listen to the UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2 Conference Call Here

The penultimate UFC PPV of 2017 will feature one of the most important featherweight championship fights in history. Defending champion Max Holloway will put his belt on the line for the first time in a rematch against former champ, Jose Aldo. The belt changed hands in their first fight as Holloway escaped early trouble to...

Nov 20, 2017 7:50 pm

Dustin Poirier has a message for the UFC’s matchmakers

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Norfolk, VA, lightweight contender Dustin Poirier stepped into the cage with former champion Anthony Pettis. After two and a half riveting rounds, Poirier earned the win, forcing an apparently injured Pettis out of the fight with a body triangle. While this win...

Nov 20, 2017 5:15 pm

UFC Fight Night Shanghai Free Fight: Watch Michael Bisping Batter Cung Le

Before former middleweight champion Michael Bisping captured UFC gold, he was working his way up the ladder like he did so many times before. On that road, Bisping met almost everyone of note in the upper-echleon division, including prolific striker Cung Le. On August 23rd, 2014, Bisping travelled to Macau, China to face Le in...

Nov 19, 2017 3:49 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington plans to win UFC belts in at least two divisions

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington plans to win UFC belts in at least two divisions. “Chaos” was a recent guest on BJPENN RADIO where he revealed his plans on becoming a two-division champion. “Yeah, you know, the thing is this. I could go up to 185 (pounds), or I could go down to 155...

Nov 19, 2017 1:35 pm

UFC officials hope to have middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre return at UFC 221

UFC officials hope to have middleweight champ Georges St-Pierre return to action at UFC 221 this February in Perth, Australia. “Listen, bottom line is that we want to have Robbie (Whittaker) fight in Perth,” David Shaw, UFC Vice President of international content said at the UFC Fight Night 121 post-fight press conference via Forbes. “The...

Nov 19, 2017 12:19 pm

UFC releases statement on Volkan Oezdemir arrest

This morning, news surfaced that top UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir had been arrested and charged with “aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability.” Oezdemir, according to reports, is being held in Broward County jail in Florida. According to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office database, his bail has been set at $10,000.  The UFC has now...

Nov 19, 2017 11:19 am

UFC exec updates on Fabricio Werdum’s alleged assault of Colby Covington

Earlier this week, former UFC heavyweight champion and UFC Sydney headliner Fabricio Werdum had a run-in with surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington. The exact events of this encounter are not known. Covington claims Werdum punched him. Werdum, meanwhile, claims no punch was thrown. What is clear, however, is that Werdum hit Covington with a...

Nov 19, 2017 8:24 am

UFC Sydney winner Belal Muhammad directs threat at Colby Covington

Last night, the UFC returned to Sydney, Australia with an exciting, 13-fight event. One of the big winners of the event was main card welterweight fighter Belal Muhammad, who took out dangerous veteran Tim “The Dirty Bird” Means via split decision. In the moments after this win, which stands out as one of the best...

Nov 19, 2017 7:13 am

Report | UFC light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir arrested on battery charge in Florida

According to a report from MMAJunkie.com, surging UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir has been charged with “ aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability.” Oezdemir’s arrest occurred in Florida, where he is being held in Broward County jail, pending a bail hearing. At this time, the details about this incident are quite hazy. Not much else...

Nov 18, 2017 10:23 pm

UFC Fight Night 121 Results: Fabricio Werdum defeats Marcin Tybura

A heavyweight scrap between former division champion Fabricio Werdum and Marcin Tybura served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 121 fight card in Sydney. Round one begins and Tybura and Werdum exchange low kicks early. Marcin steps in with a left hand. Werdum counters with a left of his own followed by...

Nov 18, 2017 9:39 pm

UFC Fight Night 121 Results: Jessica-Rose Clark defeats Bec Rawlings

A women’s flyweight scrap between UFC newcomer Jessica-Rose Clark and veteran Bec Rawlings served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 121 fight card in Sydney. Round one begins and Rawlings comes out quickly. Clark gets her to retreat by throwing a flurry. Clark with a left hand and then a low kick....

Nov 18, 2017 9:09 pm

UFC Fight Night 121 Results: Belal Muhammad defeats Tim Means via split-decision

A welterweight scrap between Tim Means and Belal Muhammad took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 121 main card in Sydney. Round one begins and Means uses his reach advantage early landing a right and then a left hand. Belal circles out but Means stays on him. Muhammad misses with a left hook attempt. Means...

Nov 18, 2017 8:39 pm

UFC Fight Night 121 Results: Jake Matthews defeats Bojan Velickovic via split-decision

A welterweight scrap between Jake Matthews and Bojan Velickovic took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 121 main card in Sydney. Round one begins and Velickovic takes the center of the octagon and lands a straight left. Matthews charges forward and presses Bojan against the cage. Bojan with some short shots. He switches to elbows...

Nov 18, 2017 8:05 pm

UFC Fight Night 121 Results: Elias Theodorou def. Daniel Kelly via decision

A middleweight scrap between Daniel Kelly and Elias Theodorou took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 121 main card in Sydney. Round one begins and Theodorou immediately begins firing off leg kicks. Kelly charges forward with punches but Elias circles out and then continues to work the legs. More kicks from Elias including one to...

Nov 18, 2017 6:57 pm

UFC Fight Night 121 Results: Ryan Benoit KO’s Ashkan Mokhtarian (VIDEO)

After being frustrated by Ashkan Mokhtarian’s fight style for the better portion of two rounds, Ryan Benoit was able to land a massive high kick that knocked his opponent out cold in round three. The devastating kick can be seen below: KICK GAME PROPER! Ryan Benoit lands a vicious knee for the victory vs. Ashkan...

Nov 18, 2017 5:47 pm

UFC Fight Night 121 Results: Tai Tuivasa KO’s Rashad Coulter (VIDEO)

A heavyweight scrap between Rashad Coulter and Tai Tuivasa took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 121 prelims in Sydney, Australia. Round one begins and Coulter immediately shoots in for a takedown attempt. He pushes Tai up against the cage but Tuivasa is able to break free. A hard combination from Tai appears to hurt...

Nov 18, 2017 3:48 pm

UFC Fight Night 121 Live Results

The octagon returns to Sydney, Australia tonight for UFC Fight Night 121. The event is headlined by a heavyweight scrap between former division champion Fabricio Werdum and surging contender Marcin Tybura. In the co-main attraction, women’s flyweight fighters Jessica-Rose Clark and hometown favorite Bec Rawlings will throw down. Get all of the UFC Fight Night...

Nov 18, 2017 10:39 am

Titan FC Champ Champ Shorty Torres May Finally Be UFC Bound

Jose’ Shorty’ Torres is the Titan FC bantamweight and flyweight champion, the only thing he’s been knocking on more than his competition is the UFC’s door. He’s pestered them for over a year now, so much that matchmaker Mick Maynard had to block him. His luck may have changed last night though at Titan FC...

Nov 18, 2017 6:58 am

Ricardo Lamas Thinks He Should Be Fighting Holloway at UFC 218

Frankie Edgar challenging Max Holloway was a fight everyone wanted to see. The two somehow haven’t fought yet and Edgar — along with Chad Mendes — were perpetually switching out for the second best featherweight in the world next to Jose Aldo. When an injury forced him out of his third chance at the title at UFC...

Nov 17, 2017 6:00 pm

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Signs Contract Extension with the UFC

Its been a good week for UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino. First, she books the first defense of her title against former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm in what is one of the most sought after matchup in MMA. Next, Cyborg confirms to the media via her website that a new deal has...