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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...

Oct 13, 2015 7:30 am

Conor McGregor shows off his new whip — ‘Another day, another addition’

The UFC’s interim featherweight champ is living the life of an actual full blown champion. Not to take anything away from his interim title, I’m just saying, the guy lives a more lavish style than just about every other fighter out there, including all the champs. What other champion do you see rolling around with...

Sep 18, 2015 9:08 am

BEEF! Matt Mitrione And Matt Hughes Go At It On Twitter Over Diaz Suspension

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione didn’t really like what UFC Hall of Famer and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes had to say about Nick Diaz’s recent controversial five year suspension. Hughes, the Vice President of Athlete Development and Government Relations for the UFC, put out a tweet saying that he felt the five years was...

Sep 18, 2015 5:59 am

Getting Your Forum Fix –– You’re Welcome!

It’s time for your daily fix of some of the gems floating around out there in the crowded world of MMA forums. Don’t have time, don’t have the energy or patience? No worries, we’re going to work to find the best of the best everyday and organize them in one go to spot. We’ve put...

Sep 18, 2015 12:01 am

Photoshop Of The Day! Meet Dana Trump

Donald White, I mean Dana White, UFC president, has spoken out recently and said that although he’s not really happy with any of the current presidential nominees, he does have a soft spot for Donald Trump, since he was the first to allow the UFC to use one of his casinos, back in the day....

Sep 16, 2015 5:47 pm

Pic of The Day! The Octagon Looks Tiny In Massive Australian Stadium

UFC 193 will take place on Nov. 14 in Melbourne, Australia at Etihad Stadium. The UFC booked a massive stadium and are hoping with champion Ronda Rousey as the headline they will be able to break the all time attendance record. We’ll have to wait to see if they can pull that off, but one...

Sep 15, 2015 6:12 am

Former Invicta FC Champion Retires From Fighting

Following a second straight loss at this past Saturday’s Invicta FC 14, former strawweight champion Katja Kankaanpää has decided to hang up the gloves and retire from the sport of MMA. Katja won the title back at Invicta FC 8, when she defeated Stephanie Eggink in the fifth round via submission. She didn’t hold the...

Sep 10, 2015 4:24 pm

‘Crazy PRIDE Lady’ Will Return For Bellator ‘Dynamite’

  In a major announcement, Bellator MMA revealed on Thursday that Lenne Hardt, aka ‘The Crazy PRIDE Lady’ will be lending her unique voice to their big ‘Dynamite’ event. If you aren’t familiar with Hardt, she was the announcer for PRIDE back in the day and had a very interesting voice. Basically she sounded crazy...

Sep 4, 2015 6:57 am

Arlovski still has fire in his eyes, wants to be champion again!

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (24-10 MMA) almost retired from the sport of mixed martial arts back in 2011, this after suffering a knockout loss to Sergei Kharitonov which at the time marked his fourth setback in a row. Since then, “The Pit Bull” has gone 9-1 with 1 no-contest, including back-to-back first-round knockout victories in...

Aug 25, 2015 6:35 am

Ronda’s Rivals Join Forces –– Tate, Cyborg And Holm Get Together For A Movie

On a scale of one to ten, how awkward do you imagine this encounter being? Miesha Tate, Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ and Holly Holm all together, hanging out, shooting a movie. You have Holm, who just got announced as Ronda Rousey’s next opponent and Tate who was expecting to get another crack at the champ. Then you...

Aug 20, 2015 7:22 am

Weidman And Bisping Throw Down On Twitter

Earlier in the week, UFC middleweights Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold took turns taking shots at each other. First up was Weidman who dissed Rockhold by saying that he’s insecure, then Rockhold answered back by saying that the champ was in for a rude awakening, and oh yeah, said that the Weidman kicked like Michael...

Aug 19, 2015 4:27 pm

Schaub: ‘If I Fight Again, It’s For The Fans’

  “For me, I love competition, and I miss being in camp. But I’m going to have to take some time away and step away from the game. If I do fight again, it’s not for me – it’s for the fans. I feel like I owe it to them.” UFC heavyweight and TUF 10...

Aug 19, 2015 3:55 pm

Bellator 143’s Main Card Complete With Debut Of Heavyweight Ewerton Teixeira

‘Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis’ has rounded out its main card with the addition of heavyweight Ewerton Teixeira, who will be making his debut against Vinicius Queiroz. Teixeira will come into the fight with an undefeated record of 3-0, while Queiroz brings a 7-3 record with him. The fight will take place on the main...

Aug 17, 2015 10:20 pm

Sarah Kaufman throws her name in the mix to face Raquel Pennington

Raquel Pennington hasn’t had good luck in finding an opponent that can stay healthy long enough to make it to the octagon for her UFC 191 fight in September. Leslie Smith was originally scheduled to face Pennington, but was replaced by Liz Carmouche after she suffered an injury. With Carmouche now out of the picture,...

Aug 17, 2015 2:11 pm

Silva feels late replacement Magny is ‘more favorable’ of a matchup

“It’s always bad to change opponents on short notice. I prepared for almost four months for Rick Story, then the fight was postponed, then it was postponed again and now this last minute change, only two weeks away from the fight, it hurts my training camp. But we are professionals, we are always ready. The...

Aug 17, 2015 2:01 pm

Chris Weidman: I’m not leaving without fighting Jon Jones

Super fights were the topic of conversation throughout 2013 and 2014. With names like Anderson Silva, Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz floating around, super fights could have been a dime-a-dozen. After the debacle that was UFC 183, there was one super-fight above the rest that the fans wanted to see no matter how stacked...

Aug 15, 2015 3:52 pm

Gunnar Nelson Received A Special B-Day Gift From McGregor And White

UFC welterweight Gunnar Nelson doesn’t get very excited for much, or at least he doesn’t show it. Whether he’s giving an interview or fighting in the cage, Nelson always seems to be on a steady level of calm. Basically, it’s hard to get this guy to smile. So what does it take? Well how about...