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May 31, 2016 2:03 pm

Conor McGregor details the changes he is making for a rematch with Nate Diaz

Even without a rematch officially set between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, “The Notorious” is already implementing changes in anticipation for their fight. McGregor spoke with ESPN recently and detailed some things that he is correcting for a rematch with Diaz that he is hoping will be put together soon, and under the same exact...

May 31, 2016 12:29 pm

Conor McGregor on the interim featherweight title fight: ‘It was my idea’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is still set on fighting Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch. Diaz handed McGregor his first loss in the UFC at UFC 196 back in March and “The Notorious” still wants revenge, but also says that the featherweight division bored him a bit. McGregor told ESPN that it was his...

May 14, 2016 9:36 pm

Jon Jones takes a shot at Bellator’s King Mo vs. Phil Davis fight

Prior to last night’s Bellator 154 main event in San Jose, California, a fan asked current UFC interim light heavyweight title holder Jon Jones who he was picking in the fight between “King Mo” and Phil Davis. The pound-for-pound king, “Bones”, responded with the following: Lol neither https://t.co/TVRVoMqsI8 — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) May 15,...

May 13, 2016 11:55 am

Would you be one to join crowdfunding for Vitor Belfort’s training camps?

Vitor Belfort has an idea to help make his training camps more involved with his fans. Vitor says that the billionaire Donald Trump has to raise funds for his run in the presidential campaign, so why shouldn’t he get a fundraiser for his costly training camps? “If Donald Trump, a guy who has 10 billion...


May 13, 2016 10:54 am

Jose Aldo’s advice to his younger self

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, who is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 interim featherweight title fight against Frankie Edgar, has a well documented love of soccer. Aldo’s soccer skills have even show throughout his MMA career when it comes to battering the legs of his opponents with leg kicks. Ahead of the...

May 12, 2016 10:06 am

Frank Mir’s ‘B Sample’ tests positive

Back in March, Mark Hunt picked up yet another walk-off KO as he defeated Frank Mir in the first round of their ‘UFC FN: Sydney’ main event scrap. After the bout, news surfaced that Mir had failed a drug test that was taken after his loss to Hunt. Mir adamantly denied that he took any...

Apr 6, 2016 7:22 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone go at it on Twitter

After Tony Ferguson withdrew from his UFC on FOX 19 headlining scrap with Khabib Nurmagomedov, there was much speculation as to who, if anyone, would step in on short notice to fight ‘The Eagle’. Unsurprisingly, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone was quick to step up and offer to fight Nurmagomedov, however shortly after the UFC booked the...

Mar 29, 2016 2:24 pm

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ arrest

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is in trouble with the law once again. However, Jones is claiming this incident is the result of a lying Albuquerque police officer. On Monday, it was revealed in a police officer body cam video that the former champ was given five traffic citations from an Albuquerque police...

Mar 27, 2016 7:49 am

Report: Daniel Cormier spotted at wrestling tournament barely able to walk

While we are now less than one month out from UFC 197, where Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship, it appears there is a chance the champ is injured. A report emerged from TalkMMA on Twitter that DC was spotted at a wrestling tournament...

Mar 3, 2016 10:06 am

Matt Brown and Tryon Woodley get into Twitter beef over Conor McGregor

Top ranked welterweights Matt Brown and Tyron Woodley got into quite the heated Twitter feud recently after Brown stated that McGregor deserves a welterweight title shot more than Woodley does. That did’t sit too well with Woodley, who fired back, igniting a Twitter feud between the pair. .@Iamtheimmortal: @TheNotoriousMMA deserves welterweight title shot more than...

Feb 20, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | This kid is the future of striking

DAMN! Look at those kicks! Posted by Muay Thai Guy on Saturday, February 13, 2016 UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald is often hailed as the first of the ‘next generation’ of fighters who grew up practicing martial arts from a very young age, and specialize in MMA rather than one specific discipline. In the video above...

Feb 10, 2016 8:05 am

Diego Sanchez wishes Daniel Bryan all the best in retirement

On Monday night former WWE Champion Daniel Bryan officially retired from pro wrestling. While many are probably wondering what this has to do with MMA news, Bryan’s famous “Yes! Yes! Yes!” chant which was chanted by entire arenas throughout the course of Bryan’s career was actually borrowed from UFC veteran Diego Sanchez. Sanchez took to...

Feb 3, 2016 1:23 am

Bellator’s Scott Coker says they will ‘buy the free agents from the top down’

Recent news of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson making his way over to the Bellator MMA promotion has been buzzing in the MMA community. Bellator MMA President Scott Coker spoke recently on the MMA Hour about their recent acquisition and what will be next for the growing MMA promotion (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “I...

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Jan 16, 2016 7:22 pm

WATCH! Dillashaw talks intense staredown with Cruz

Saturday afternoon in Boston Massachusetts the ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ weigh-ins took place. While the event went off without a hitch, the main event staredown between Dominick Cruz and TJ Dillashaw was without a doubt intense, with words being exchanged between the pair. Following the weigh-in, Dillashaw joined the UFC on FOX team to discuss...

Jan 13, 2016 2:54 am

Twitter reacts to Yoel Romero’s ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

Yoel Romero made headlines on Tuesday as news broke of the UFC middleweight top contender’s “potential Anti-Doping Policy violation,” in which the UFC was notified by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Fighters and media members reacted and took to social media, with fellow UFC middleweights Tim Kennedy and Michael Bisping throwing some heavy shots at...

Jan 5, 2016 10:08 am

WATCH! Daniel Cormier draining 3’s, enjoying time off

" what have I been doing during my time off?………ballin!#dcknowssports #athlete #anythingcompetitive #anytime DC Posted by Daniel Cormier on Monday, January 4, 2016 Daniel Cormier had a very busy 2015. ‘DC’ kicked off 2015 by fighting Jon Jones for the light heavyweight championship in a highly anticipated grudge match which he lost. Following that he...

Dec 31, 2015 3:20 pm

Fedor’s next opponent to be announced TOMORROW

Earlier today in Japan, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko made his return to MMA under the Rizin FF banner. Emelianenko put on an impressive performance against Jaideep Singh, to claim his first MMA win in over 3 years. Following the bout, Emelianenko’s coach revealed that The Last Emperor’s next opponent will be revealed tomorrow during a...

Dec 17, 2015 1:21 am

Jon Jones welcomes Yoel Romero to Jackson Wink MMA

Yoel Romero’s uncanny strength and power helped him overcome “Jacare” Souza at UFC 194 in a close split-decision fight that could have Romero fighting for the title in his next appearance. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones sees a bright future for the UFC middleweight and holds him in high regard. A fan asked Jones...

Nov 28, 2015 9:12 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Benson Henderson’s split decision win

Earlier today in Seoul, Korea Benson Henderson defeated Jorge Masvidal via split decision. Immediately fighters took to Twitter to react to the bout on Twitter. We compiled some of the best reactions for you in one article, check it out! It's time for the main event! #UFCSeoul: @BensonHenderson vs @GamebredFighter! https://t.co/9TV1yEmC3L pic.twitter.com/ROuL4L0kZ1 — UFC (@ufc)...

Nov 11, 2015 11:52 am

WATCH! Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic’s interview after announcing retirement

Iz jucernjasnjeg dnevnika. . Eng sub Posted by Mirko Filipovic on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 MMA pioneer Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic’s recent retirement announcement made MMA news headlines all over the world. The 41-year-old Croatian said that injuries have sidelined him from training and ultimately made him decide to retire from the sport. Filipovic spoke...

Nov 1, 2015 10:10 am

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates Halloween – Part 2!

Yesterday the MMA community celebrated Halloween, which resulted in many fighters dressing up in Halloween costumes. The result was many scary and many hysterical costumes. There were so many good ones, that we had to compile a second list of the best costumes from the MMA community. In addition, see more fighter’s Halloween costumes by...

Oct 24, 2015 4:35 pm

Twitter reacts to Louis Smolka’s submission win over Paddy Holohan

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ Louis Smolka walked into hostile territory and defeated Ireland’s own Paddy Holohan in front of his hometown crowd. Twitter immediately went wild afterward, and we have compiled the best reactions for your viewing pleasure. Time for the #UFCDublin Main Event! @PaddyHolohanMMA vs @LastSamuraiUFC LIVE on @UFCFightPass pic.twitter.com/4v7Z6vj2yT —...

Oct 21, 2015 8:23 am

Cathal Pendred randomly drug tested by USADA

As Cathal Pendred prepares for his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout against Tom Breese this Saturday on UFC Fight Pass he revealed via Twitter that he was randomly drug tested for the US Anti Doping Agency. Pendred, like many fighters, is happy to see more random drug tests in an effort to clean up the...

Oct 20, 2015 9:51 pm

PHOTOS |’Reeboktagon’ debuts at Straight Blast Gym Ireland

Recently it was announced by Straight Blast Gym Ireland head coach John Kavanagh that the gym, which is home to UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor, had partnered with Reebok. Kavanagh posted photos to Twitter last night showing off the new Reebok equipment in the gym, including the first ever ‘Reeboktagon.’ Check it out: Tuesday...

Oct 17, 2015 6:43 am

Dillashaw Fires Back At ‘Traitor’ McGregor

Conor McGregor’s comments about UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw being a “snake” for leaving Team Alpha Male didn’t go over too well with the champ. Dillashaw left Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male to join the newly assembled Elevation Fight Team in Denver, Colorado. As Dillashaw sees it, the decision wasn’t for McGregor to judge. Dillashaw...