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Sep 1, 2016 6:40 pm

CM Punk: ‘I know what I’m good at, I know what I’m gonna be good at’

Former WWE superstar CM Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, is set to make his professional mixed martial arts debut in the biggest MMA promotion in the world in a little over a week. Brooks will face 2-0 Mickey Gall, which will be the UFC debut for both fighters. The two will meet at...

Sep 1, 2016 12:08 pm

CM Punk details run-in with Nate Diaz at UFC 200

Nick and Nate Diaz are widely regarded as two of the most polarizing figures in MMA. While some love the Diaz Brothers ‘no B.S.’ attitude, and jaw-dropping antics inside the cage, others don’t like the pair for the same reasons mentioned above. Ahead of the highly anticipated debut of former WWE champion CM Punk, Nate...


Sep 1, 2016 12:00 pm

Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone being targeted for UFC 205

Recently, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone teased an ‘epic’ fight announcement at welterweight. The statement from Cerrone came on the heels of his spectacular UFC 202 knockout win over Rick Story. The win over Story, which made it 3 straight finishes for Cerrone at welterweight, cemented his place in the top of the UFC’s stacked 170 pound...

Aug 31, 2016 9:54 pm

Max Holloway calls out Anthony Pettis on Twitter, Pettis responds

With the UFC featherweight division currently on hold while Conor McGregor decides whether or not to defend his featherweight strap against Jose Aldo, presumptive #1 contender Max Holloway, and #6 ranked Anthony Pettis are doing a bit of matchmaking of their own! Holloway, who is fresh off a unanimous decision win over Ricardo Lamas at...

Aug 31, 2016 9:37 pm

VIDEO | Paige VanZant reading Ronda Rousey’s book despite altercation

Earlier this year, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate made an appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience where she opened up on an altercation that occurred between Ronda Rousey and Paige VanZant. According to Tate, VanZant was looking for Rousey to take a picture together. When Rousey found VanZant however, she proceeded to create...

Aug 31, 2016 9:11 pm

Rory MacDonald addresses criticism of Bellator roster

When longtime UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald officially signed with Bellator MMA, many members of the MMA community began criticizing ‘The Red King’ for the move, stating that MacDonald won’t be facing as tough of competition in Bellator as he did in the UFC. MacDonald took to Twitter to address the criticism: ppl sayin bellator doesnt...

Aug 31, 2016 8:40 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre reacts to Dana White’s criticism live

Wednesday evening on ‘UFC Tonight’ former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre made an appearance to discuss the rumors of his return. During the course of the interview, co-host Daniel Cormier read St-Pierre some recent comments made by UFC President Dana White, in which he stated that St-Pierre doesn’t have what it takes to be a champion...

Aug 31, 2016 7:56 pm

Georges St-Pierre fires back at Dana White for recent comments

Wednesday evening, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre appeared on ‘UFC Tonight’ to discuss the rumors regarding his potential return to the Octagon. St-Pierre revealed that he is more than willing to return to the Octagon, however the UFC has his terms, and the pair has yet to reach a deal. In addition, St-Pierre revealed...

Aug 31, 2016 7:36 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz Road 2 War Episode 12: UFC 202 Fight Night

Still blown away by the exciting performance put on by Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at UFC 202? Get an up close and personal view with Team Diaz as they bring you in the moments leading up to the main event bout of UFC 202 against Conor McGregor. Diaz has been busy on social media...

Aug 31, 2016 5:23 pm

Is the UFC not allowing Georges St-Pierre back in the Octagon?

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre has not fought since November 2013. After taking what he says was a much needed break from fighting, “Rush” says that he is ready to get back into the Octagon to further build on his legacy. St-Pierre appeared on FS1’s “UFC Tonight” show on Wednesday and had some interesting...

Aug 31, 2016 2:45 pm

Ronda Rousey: Fighting is good for people’s mental health

Cross-over superstar Ronda Rousey hasn’t stepped into the Octagon since last year after suffering a devastating knockout loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193. In spite of the jaw-breaking, concussion-causing head kick Holm dealt her, the former champ still regards the sport as beneficial to the brain. Rousey waxed philosophical during an interview with USA Today on Wednesday...

Aug 31, 2016 2:33 pm

Nate Diaz looks forward to meeting new UFC owners: They weren’t at UFC 202

With the UFC under new ownership, many are wondering what the response will be among fighters who have become used to working with the Fertitta brothers. Nate Diaz, who has always been outspoken in regards to feeling as though he isn’t treated the way he should, spoke on Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome” podcast to discuss...

Aug 31, 2016 12:56 pm

Tyron Woodley Says He’s Faced Negativity and Racism Since Winning the Belt

On July 30, Tyron Woodley shut the power off on Robbie Lawler to win the UFC welterweight title. Unsurprisingly, this was the biggest moment of the 34-year-old’s career. He’d reached the mountaintop. He’d won his gold. Yet on the latest episode of his podcast, The Morning Wood Show, Woodley explained that it hasn’t been all glitz and...

Aug 31, 2016 9:21 am

Shakeup Alert: Apparently Joe Silva is leaving the UFC

Though UFC matchmaker Joe Silva spends most of his time working behind the scenes, he’s one of the most important people in the entire organization. He is, after all, the man who handles matchmaking for the lightweight, welterweight, middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions, and he’s been an incredible asset to the UFC for many,...

Aug 31, 2016 8:43 am

Tito Ortiz eyes big name opponents for final fight

As Tito Ortiz’ historic 19 year MMA career comes to a close, the Huntington Beach Bad Boy can’t help but look for the biggest fight possible before he steps away from the sport. While it’s been almost exactly a year since his submission loss to Liam McGeary, Ortiz is looking to step back into the...

Aug 31, 2016 8:17 am

Max Holloway backs fellow Hawaiian BJ Penn in hopes for Hawaiian UFC event

Hawaiian featherweight Max Holloway sticks with his own when it comes to other fighters, as he threw his support behind fellow Hawaiian BJ Penn in his comeback fight against Ricardo Lamas. “BJ is a legend, it should be a fun fight. If Ricardo tries to stick and move on BJ, take him down and get...

Aug 31, 2016 8:11 am

Paul Felder Starts GoFundMe Campaign to Get his Cornermen to Brazil

While Conor McGregor is breaking records with his multi-million dollar paydays, many other UFC fighters continue to struggle financially. Look no further than dangerous lightweight striker Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder for evidence of this. On September 24, Felder is scheduled for a trip south to Brasilia, Brazil, where he’ll be taking on the streaking...

Aug 31, 2016 2:46 am

Michael Chandler Says He’d Fight Rory MacDonald At Welterweight

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler’s immediate future looks like it could get very interesting. We know that he’ll be taking on former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson on November 19. Should he pass that test, Chandler can then look forward to a scrap with another UFC veteran in Josh Thompson, and perhaps even to a...

Aug 30, 2016 10:06 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson calls out Ariel Helwani for basketball game

[ooyala code=”FqcGhtNTE6ipkhpsVadtDljiKLYxKwmd” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is arguably the pound for pound kingpin of MMA at the present time. After being forced to withdraw from his UFC 201 scrap with Wilson Reis in July, Johnson has decided to look to showcase his talents outside of the Octagon. ‘Mighty Mouse’...

Aug 30, 2016 2:41 pm

Benson Henderson rakes in $75k in first Bellator win, made $117k in final UFC fight

Bellator lightweight Benson Henderson made $75k in a winning effort over Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire on Friday in his second fight with the Spike-based promotion since leaving the UFC. But disclosed salary records show ‘Smooth’ made $117k in his final UFC fight in a split-decision victory over Jorge Masvidal in 2015. Benson’s $75k salary from Bellator 160 did not...

Aug 30, 2016 1:44 pm

Rory MacDonald on Bellator Goals: I Want to Be A Two-Division Champion

On Monday afternoon, Ariel Helwani returned to our screens with the latest episode of The MMA Hour. One of this episode’s many big-name guests was Bellator lightweight champ Rory MacDonald, who joined Helwani to discuss his time with the UFC and his move to Bellator MMA. According to the former welterweight title contender, nothing was certain after...

Aug 30, 2016 12:24 pm

Video | Jovial JDS Announces He’s Ready to Return to Training

Things were looking pretty rough for Junior Dos Santos at the end of 2015. On December 19, in his first fight in over a year, the former heavyweight champ looked torpid and gun-shy, and was ultimately knocked out by Alistair Overeem. Luckily, Dos Santos was able to bounce back big-time in his next bout, thumping...

Aug 30, 2016 12:09 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Weighs in On CM Punk’s Debut

  One of the most polarizing events on the MMA horizon is the UFC debut of WWE superstar CM Punk. Because Punk has precisely zero background in the martial arts, there are plenty of fans out there who think his UFC 203 bout with Mickey Gall is a publicity stunt that is doomed to fail....

Aug 30, 2016 11:42 am

Lina Lansberg Promises to make Cris Cyborg “Bleed A Lot”

It takes a brave, brave woman to fight Cris “Cyborg” Justino. In the main event of UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24, that’s just what Sweden’s Lina Lansberg will do. Despite the fact that Cyborg (16-1) has not lost an MMA bout in more than a decade, Lansberg (6-1) is confident she can emerge...

Aug 30, 2016 11:41 am

VIDEO | Gabi Garcia vs. UFC Brazil reporter Amanda Salvato arm wrestling match

[ooyala code=”IyeDJtNTE6m6Br0ZNRYghwynj2w5gdCl” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Gabi Garcia is definitely an intimidating woman. The BJJ powerhouse turned MMA fighter is set to fight next month on RIZIN 2 against Destanie Yarbrough and will look to improve on her undefeated 2-0 record. While Garcia has been training hard for her upcoming fight,...

Aug 30, 2016 9:32 am

UFC on FOX 21 gets worst ratings ever for a FOX UFC card

Following UFC 202’s record breaking event, last weekend’s UFC on FOX 21 was the first time a FOX card averaged less than two million viewers, according to a final rating analysis for all 2016 UFC cards on FOX. Headlined by former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit and Demian Maia, UFC on FOX 21 pulled in...