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Aug 14, 2017 8:36 pm

VIDEO | Paul Heyman drops a major hint on RAW that Brock Lesnar could be UFC bound

Jon Jones picked up arguably the greatest win of his professional mixed martial arts career last month in Anaheim when he scored a third-round TKO victory over Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214. Immediately following his victory over “DC”, which earned Jones the UFC’s coveted light heavyweight championship, “Bones” decided to issue...

Mar 15, 2017 12:04 pm

Fourteen fighters reportedly removed from UFC roster

Several times a year, the UFC goes through the process of purging their UFC roster as they remove inactive fighters, and cut fighters who are currently on losing streaks. The latest list of fighters is a rather lengthy one with several well-known fighters on the latest cut-list according to UFC Fighter’s Info: Brandon Thatch Li...

Jan 22, 2017 4:51 am

UFC title fights that still need to be booked in 2017

TJ Dillashaw vs. Cody Garbrandt – Men’s bantamweight title fight Cody Garbrandt is coming off one of the most spectacular performances of the 2016 year at UFC 207 this past month where he scored a convincing decision victory over long time division kingpin Dominick Cruz, thus becoming the UFC’s undisputed bantamweight champion. Garbarandt will now...

Oct 18, 2016 5:49 pm

UFC to layoff off 60 to 80 employees in massive shake up

The new owners of the UFC are apparently looking to clean house and are laying off between 60 to 80 employees, UFC insiders confirmed. The mass lay-offs follow recent reports of low morale at the UFC’s Las Vegas HQ, with one employee likening the atmosphere as “like a morgue”. WME-IMG’s self-stated goal is “to eliminate...

Oct 3, 2016 7:14 pm

VIDEO: Bully picks on the wrong kid, gets knocked out

https://twitter.com/fightsko/status/779401687727415296 Violence and fighting outside of the cage are stupid and worst and criminal at best, but defending yourself against a bully is a different story. Especially when the bully in question is double your size and looking for trouble. See for yourself how this young man handled the situation after being confronted by a...

Oct 1, 2016 10:46 am

VIDEO | Conan O’Brien reveals reason behind investing in UFC

Late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien’s name stood out when it appeared on a list of new investors in the UFC following Zuffa’s sale of the world’s leading MMA promotion. The Fertitta brothers, who purchased the UFC back in 2001 for $2 million and sold it in July for a whopping $4 billion to WME-IMG,...

Aug 11, 2016 7:19 am

BREAKING! Professional Fighters Association has officially launched

Big news from the world of mixed martial arts. The Professional Fighters Association (PFA) was established today to represent the collective interests of the fighters employed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The goal of the “PFA” is to organize the fighters so that they can collectively bargain their terms and conditions of employment. The...

Jan 29, 2016 10:46 am

Rousey still hasn’t watched footage of Holm fight

At UFC 193 Holly Holm put on a nearly flawless performance against Ronda Rousey en route to a 2nd round head-kick KO win that saw “The Preacher’s Daughter” claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Since the loss, Rousey has turned her attention to her acting career, which will no give her enough time to prepare...

Jan 28, 2016 10:45 am

MUST SEE #TBT! Tug of War part 1, Alistair Overeem versus Bobb Sapp!

If you haven’t seen this challenge between these MMA veterans, check it out! Watch this classic #TBT clip of UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem taking on MMA veteran Bob Sapp. The two MMA stars who have made themselves known fighting in Japan for promotions such as K-1 and PRIDE were faced against each other in an...

Jan 28, 2016 9:47 am

PHOTOS | Jon Jones & Ian McCall repping Nike gear

Donald Cerrone very well may have sparked a revolution when he posted a photo on Instagram of himself rocking Nike shorts and shoes along with a caption praising Nike. The post was an obvious slap in the face to Reebok, who recently fined Cerrone for a uniform infraction. Now, former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon...

Jan 28, 2016 9:37 am

Dana White blasts critics on Twitter

Every once in awhile someone on Twitter pushes UFC President Dana White to a point where he goes off. Recently on Twitter, a fan called out White for putting Artem Lobov on the UFC Fight Pass preliminary card of what is now known as ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’. @najibfadlalla OMFG!!! Ur so stupid...

Jan 28, 2016 9:17 am

Ryan Bader’s coach calls out Anthony Johnson for being mentally weak

Ahead of Ryan Bader’s high-stakes UFC on FOX 18 scrap Saturday night against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, his coach believes he has found a major hole in Anthony Johnson’s game. With the winner of this Saturday’s scrap likely getting a title shot at the winner of Jones vs. Cormier II, Bader’s coach Aaron Simpson spoke to...

Jan 28, 2016 8:57 am

Chael Sonnen to compete on ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’

Chael Sonnen’s ventures outside of the world of MMA continue! It was announced recently via Sherdog that Chael Sonnen has officially been cast as a competitor on the upcoming 8th season of NBC’s ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’. The season will be hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger, and will see Sonnen in addition to another 15 celebrities competing...

Jan 28, 2016 8:47 am

Chad Mendes sounds off on the return of BJ Penn

It was announced recently that our namesake BJ Penn would be returning to the UFC for yet another fight. News then emerged that Penn had verbally agreed to a bout, however no further details were given. On a recent episode of Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome!” podcast, he was joined by 3-time UFC featherweight title challenger...

Jan 28, 2016 7:04 am

Demetrious Johnson looking for massive payday in potential Cruz superfight

Many MMA fans forget that back in 2011 before the formation of the UFC’s flyweight division Dominick Cruz defeated Demetrious Johnson via unanimous decision. Cruz ultimately was sidelined for several years due to injury and forced to vacate the belt before ultimately reclaiming it earlier this month. Johnson on the other hand competed in the...

Jan 28, 2016 6:50 am

Edmond Tarverdyan fires back at people criticizing Rousey’s performance against Holm

Following the flawless performance put on by Holly Holm against Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship, Rousey and head coach Edmond Tarverdyan found themselves under fire. Rousey was criticized for her confidence leading up to the fight, while Tarverdyan was criticized for what people believed was an inability to...

Jan 28, 2016 6:39 am

Clip of the Day: Dan Henderson vs. Wanderlei Silva at Pride 33

Dan Henderson vs Wanderlei Silva at Pride 33 in Las Vegas, NV on February 24, 2007. #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jan 27, 2016 at 9:48pm PST The good old days of Pride Fighting Championship are never far from fight fan’s minds. As many of the legends from the Pride FC...

Jan 28, 2016 1:51 am

Did the UFC miss the boat on Russian female prospect Anastasia Yankova?

MMA is about technical skill, putting on exciting fights and ultimately, winning. However, when you can toss in charisma and looks to the package, you have all the ingredients necessary to produce a star not just in MMA, but in pop culture. Look at how former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has fared with her...

Jan 28, 2016 1:06 am

‘The Mountain’ reflects on Conor McGregor’s punches and had this funny reaction

You have seen the video that went viral right? Where UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was sparring with 396-pound Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson, also known as “The Mountain” from Game of Thrones? (Video link here) Björnsson was recently featured in GQ and revealed some interesting information from the sparring session with “The Notorious.” Via GQ: You...

Jan 27, 2016 9:28 pm

Rashad Evans vs. Shogun Rua reportedly set for UFC on FOX 19

Rashad Evans and Shogun Rua are both legends in the sport of MMA, however the pair have never fought despite their lengthy careers in the sport. Back at UFC 128 Evans was set to challenge Rua for the UFC light heavyweight championship, but was forced out of the bout with a knee injury. Evans was...

Jan 27, 2016 9:21 pm

Anthony Johnson discusses high-stakes fight with Ryan Bader

Saturday’s ‘UFC on FOX 18’ scrap between Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader very well may decide who gets to fight the winner of Jones vs. Cormier II later this year. Johnson is coming off a 2nd round KO win over Jimi Manuwa that put him back in the win column after losing to Daniel Cormier...

Jan 27, 2016 9:12 pm

Werdum on UFC 196 withdrawal: “best decision of my life”

After it was announced that Cain Velasquez was out of his UFC 196 main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum, the UFC announced that Stipe Miocic would fight Werdum for the heavyweight title. Shortly after that announcement, Fabricio Werdum withdrew from the bout, also citing a back injury. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz...

Jan 27, 2016 9:05 pm

UFC 197 becomes UFC 196

UFC 196 has now been scrapped and rebranded as ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ after Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum both withdrew from their main event scrap for the heavyweight title. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz offer to fight Anthony Pettis in the main event, the UFC promoted the co-main event...

Jan 27, 2016 9:00 pm

WATCH! Top 5 spinning attacks in UFC history

Spinning attacks are some of the most lethal techniques in all of MMA. The moves are often high risk high reward. When they land the result is often devastating, however when they don’t the result often isn’t too great for the fighter throwing the technique. In this video above, Michael Bisping and Jessica Penne break...

Jan 27, 2016 8:51 pm

Aldo wants McGregor rematch even if the title isn’t on the line

Jose Aldo has remained mostly quiet since losing his UFC featherweight championship to Conor McGregor at UFC 194 last month. In the meantime, McGregor has booked a fight at lightweight against Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship on March 5th. Leading many to wonder whether Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo will get the next...