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Jan 2, 2016 11:48 am

What job would Dana White never want?

UFC President Dana White generally has a pretty thankless job. The UFC President is seldom praised, but is criticized rather quickly when things go wrong with UFC events. However, with that being said there is one job that the UFC President would never want to have; NFL Commissioner. He spoke on The Seth Davis Show:...

Dec 23, 2015 6:14 am

Tim Kennedy forced to turn down Lyoto Machida fight

Last month Tim Kennedy revealed that he would be finally returning to the Octagon. With that being said, Kennedy didn’t give an opponent or date for his return, just that he would be coming back to fight PED users and TRT abusers. Now, according to MMAJunkie Kennedy has been forced to turn down a February...

Dec 19, 2015 8:44 am

Full Fight: Robbie Lawler vs. Josh Koscheck

Ahead of UFC 195, where Robbie Lawler looks to defend his UFC welterweight championship against Carlos Condit, take a look back at Lawler’s 2013 TKO win over Josh Koscheck. The win sparked Lawler’s title run, and put him on a path that lead to a UFC 171 showdown with Johny Hendricks for the vacant UFC...

Dec 16, 2015 4:47 pm

Nate Diaz Taking Out All Dummies Video: Fox 17

The Stockton, CA Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt is set to get back in the octagon against Michael “The Menace” Johnson. The fight will go down on FOX 17 this Saturday in the Amway Center Orlando, FL. Nate Diaz like his brother, dedicated their lives to martial arts at a young age and pursued their passions...


Dec 16, 2015 12:57 pm

Tony Ferguson on Champ McGregor Video: Tell that B*tc# to come to 155

Tony Ferguson has been on a mean streak in the UFC’s lightweight division putting in 7 straight as he finished Edson Barboza via (Braba Choke) in the second round of the contest.  In the last 7 years Ferguson’s only loss came by the hands of Michael “The Mencace” Johnson back in 2012. “El Cucuy” is...

Dec 12, 2015 12:35 pm

Nate Diaz 2015 Highlights Video: Johnson vs Diaz FOX 17

It’s been one year and 24 hours since Nate Diaz has stepped into the UFC octagon.  The younger Diaz will be looking to get back into the mix in the stacked lightweight division, regardless if it’s a main event or a three rounder Diaz is as game as they come. Diaz has dropped 3 of...

Dec 8, 2015 9:20 am

Ronda Rousey reveals her decision with the talk of switching camps and coaches

A lot of people were quick to point fingers at Edmond Tarverdyan after Ronda Rousey was knocked out by Holly Holm at UFC 193. A fellow world champion and team have extended an invitation to Rousey to join their camp. Critics and fellow fighters have had their opinions that she had the wrong game plan....

Dec 8, 2015 12:42 am

Manny Pacquiao to announce the last opponent of his career

The date has already been set. April 9, 2016, one of boxing’s greats in Manny Pacquiao will fight for the last time. However, the opponent for Pacquiao’s supposed final fight in the boxing ring remains unknown but is expected to be announced on Friday, according to ESPN’s Dan Rafael. Arum told me Manny's foe will...

Dec 5, 2015 6:31 pm

Frank Mir recalls the time naked UFC & Pride vet beat up critic

We’ve heard some pretty wild stories about fighters getting in altercations outside of the cage, but this story about a UFC and Pride FC veteran beating up a critic in the street while naked has to take the prize. UFC legend Frank Mir spoke on his podcast, which was transcribed by MMAMania to recall the...

Dec 5, 2015 8:30 am

Mayweather breaks world record in Moscow

This past weekend not only did Floyd Mayweather Jr. get a rare indian baby tiger during his time in Moscow, he also broke a world record! A boxing clinic put on by Mayweather broke a world record for number of participants. 791 people participated in the event as 3,000 people watched on. The record was...

Dec 4, 2015 1:32 pm

Tibau provisionally suspended due to ‘potential’ drug test failure

News surfaced early Friday morning that UFC lightweight Gleison Tibau has been provisionally suspended as a result of a ‘potential’ USADA anti-doping policy violation. The UFC broke the news via UFC.com, which included a statement about the potential drug testing failure. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has notified both Gleison Tibau and UFC that he...

Dec 4, 2015 8:01 am

Dana White denies ‘tense moments’ with GSP

There has been much being said lately in regards to what occurred between Georges St. Pierre and the UFC brass after GSP’s controversial UFC 167 title defense against Johny Hendricks. St. Pierre stated that the UFC banned him from attending the post-fight press conference, telling media members that the champ had been transported the hospital...

Dec 1, 2015 9:03 am

UFC denies banning GSP from UFC 167 post-fight press conference

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre recently accused the UFC of banning him from attending the UFC 167 post-fight press conference after his controversial win over Johny Hendricks. In addition, St. Pierre blamed the UFC’s new Reebok deal for potentially being part of the reason he has yet to return to competition. According to...

Nov 27, 2015 9:20 am

REPLAY! TUF 22 Hall vs. Rogers highlights

Earlier this week on TUF 22, Ryan Hall and Saul Rogers fought to a decision in the semi-finals of the show. The decision was a controversial one, with Rogers ultimately getting the majority decision nod for Team Europe. Catch the highlights above!

Nov 26, 2015 10:12 am

GSP compares McGregor to Sonnen

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre was recently a guest on Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome!” podcast. In addition to ‘Rush’ talking about his fallout with the UFC after his controversial win over Johny Hendricks back in 2013, he spoke about Conor McGregor. McGregor will face Aldo at UFC 194, one of the biggest cards...

Nov 25, 2015 6:01 pm

GSP opens up on issues with UFC post-UFC 167

Georges St. Pierre Says Dana White Is The… by smackhisface1 Following Georges St. Pierre’s final UFC fight back at UFC 167 in 2013, there were several rumors as to some behind the scenes post-fight drama that took place. Now, in a recent interview on Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome” podcast GSP opened up about what happened...

Nov 24, 2015 6:11 pm

UFC FN 78 medical suspensions: 9 fighters face 6-month lay-offs

This past Saturday the UFC headed to Monterrey Mexico for UFC Fight Night 78. In the main event, Neil Magny fought Kelvin Gastelum on short notice. While the judges decision was a controversial one in the eyes of many, Magny was given the nod. MixedMartialArts.com has the full medical suspensions list: Neil Magny: suspended 180...

Nov 23, 2015 7:51 pm

Have What It Takes to be “TUF” Enough In The UFC?

The UFC announced Season 23 of “The Ultimate Fighter” TUF today. TUF originally broadcasted on Spike TV from 2005-2011, then FX from 2012-2013, and now viewing on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. Memorable episodes from Season 5 included Hall of Famer BJ Penn as coach for Team Penn, with future UFC veterans Gray Maynard,...

Nov 12, 2015 7:51 pm

Cormier and Florian push for Henderson to retire

Dan Henderson is fresh off a TKO loss to Vitor Belfort this past Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ and while the loss was a controversial one, at 45 years old many believe it is time for Hendo to retire. Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier discussed the situation on UFC Tonight. Florian pointed to...

Nov 10, 2015 10:14 am

Tyson Fury goes on bizarre homophobic, end of the world outburst

Undefeated heavyweight boxing contender Tyson Fury may be well known to the MMA community with his bold claim against former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and rumblings of signing with Bellator. Fury, who is set to fight Wladimir Klitschko for WBO, IBF, and WBA titles is also known for his controversial character. Fury spoke with the...

Nov 9, 2015 11:30 am

WATCH! This speech Timothy Bradley gets in between rounds will give you chills

Timothy Bradley took the boxing world by storm in 2012 when he became the first man in seven years to send the unstoppable Manny Pacquiao walking out of the ring with his head down in defeat by way of unanimous decision. “Pac-Man” was viewed as the most dominant fighter in the world at the time...

Nov 3, 2015 9:09 am

Tim Kennedy returning to MMA, gunning for PED & TRT users

There has been much speculation as to whether or not top ranked UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy would ever return to the UFC. Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 in September of 2014. Kennedy allegedly was sticking his fingers in Romero’s gloves at the end of the 2nd...

Nov 2, 2015 12:04 pm

Tim Kennedy discusses ‘Hunting Hitler’ and his future in MMA

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought in the UFC since losing to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 via controversial TKO. Since then Kennedy has been extremely outspoken in regards to the UFC’s uniform deal with Reebok, and has stated several times that he won’t return to fighting unless the opportunity is right. In addition Kennedy has found...

Oct 31, 2015 7:53 pm

Belfort: “I’m still in TRT”

Last year when TRT was banned by the NSAC there was much speculation as to how fighters who were using the treatment would fair against their opponents without the controversial therapy. Vitor Belfort, widely believed to be the poster child for TRT, took the brunt of criticism from anti-TRT folks who noted his smaller size...

Oct 30, 2015 8:07 am

Palhares reacts to “unfair decision” handed down by NSAC

Yesterday former WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares appeared in front of the NSAC for unsportsmanlike conduct after once again holding a submission after his opponent tapped. The incident occurred at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura submission after Jake Shields tapped out. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened, and it appeared Palhares was still refusing to relinquish...

Oct 29, 2015 4:10 pm

Palhares suspended 2 years for unsportsmanlike conduct

Rousimar Palhares has received quite a bit of criticism for holding submissions late and injuring his opponents. The most recent instance came at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura lock after his opponent Jake Shields had tapped. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened and Palhares eventually let the submission go. After the fight Palhares was stripped...