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Feb 28, 2017 9:19 am

Stephen Thompson sick of Mayweather-McGregor talk

This weekend, UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson will step into the Octagon with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for a highly anticipated welterweight rematch. The fight will serve as rounds five through ten following the pair’s thrilling UFC 205 scrap which saw Woodley retain the belt after the fight was scored a majority decision....

Feb 28, 2017 9:04 am

Tyron Woodley fires back at Dana White over ‘drama queen’ comments

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has made several bold claims leading up to his UFC 209 welterweight title fight with Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson this Saturday. The most controversial being his claim that his lack of popularity is in-part due to his race, which he believes plays a role in why UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson...

Feb 28, 2017 8:53 am

Johny Hendricks weighs-in on Georges St-Pierre return

Back in 2013, Johny Hendricks stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated fight with UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. The pair scrapped in the main event of UFC 167, where St-Pierre picked up a controversial split decision to retain the welterweight championship. Following the fight, St-Pierre vacated the title and stepped away from the...

Feb 28, 2017 8:40 am

Roy Jones Jr. to meet with UFC regarding Anderson Silva fight

While talks of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Maywather superfight have continued to dominate combat sports headlines, talk regarding another superfight has begun to pick up momentum. After reports began to surface that a McGregor-Mayweather fight was reportedly close to being finalized, famed boxer Roy Jones Jr. took to social media to call out...

Feb 28, 2017 8:32 am

Anthony Johnson plans to ‘Whoop Cormier’s ass’ at UFC 210

In just over one month, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon against Anthony Johnson for a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 210. The first time the pair met in the Octagon, they were fighting for Jon Jones vacant light heavyweight title two years ago,...

Feb 28, 2017 8:30 am

After defeat of Jim Miller, Dustin Poirier has his eyes on two potential opponents

With plenty of judging controversy and a definite lack of finishes, UFC 208 went down as a pretty forgettable card. The card did, however, produce one memorable moment in a thrilling, back-and-forth battle between talented lightweights Dustin Poirier and Jim Miller. Despite sustaining a leg injury in the third round, Poirier ultimately won this action-packed...

Feb 28, 2017 7:49 am

VIDEO | GSP: Stephen Thompson is the “best striker I’ve seen in my life”

GSP speaks on @WonderboyMMA and this weekend's #UFC209! pic.twitter.com/0kGQHJ5Vn7 — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) February 28, 2017 Back in November, dangerous karate specialist Stephen Thompson challenged Tyron Woodley for the UFC welterweight title. Though “Wonderboy” put forth a valiant effort, he ultimately failed to claim the divisional crown, instead battling Woodley to a competitive majority draw....

Feb 28, 2017 6:50 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov attempts to guess the plots of Western romantic comedies

We asked @ufc titan Khabib Nurmagomedov to break down the plots of popular romantic comedies. Not sure what we expected… #UFC209 #sponsored pic.twitter.com/Xm3j9pye3L — theCHIVE (@theCHIVE) February 27, 2017 Khabib Nurmagomedov is a monster. He is a ruthless destroyer with a proficiency for breaking his opponents’ will inside the cage, and a habit of calling...

Feb 28, 2017 5:49 am

Derrick Lewis discusses possible opponents for his next fight

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, monstrous heavyweight Derrick Lewis braved a bit of early adversity to pound the dangerous Travis Browne to a second-round KO. With this win, the Texas based destroyer set himself up for some massive potential fights in the UFC heavyweight...

Feb 27, 2017 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz: I got winner of Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

It has been over six months since we last saw Nate Diaz compete in the Octagon. The Stockton scrapper’s last two fights were the biggest fights of his career with the rivalry against Conor McGregor and many were thinking that Diaz has been waiting for the trilogy bout with “The Notorious.” In a recent video...

Feb 27, 2017 12:25 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Ferguson bout is “greatest lightweight fight ever in the UFC”

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. In this stacked card’s main event, we’ll see champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson battle for welterweight gold in a rematch of their thrilling November draw. In the evening’s co-main event, meanwhile, we’ll see undefeated Dagestani grappling specialist Khabib Nurmagomedov take...

Feb 27, 2017 12:17 pm

Johny Hendricks addresses possible reach, strength disadvantages at middleweight

In the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Johny Hendricks rebounded from a string of losses and failed cuts to welterweight by moving to middleweight and defeating Hector Lombard by decision. Now a little over a week removed from this successful middleweight debut, Hendricks joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA...

Feb 27, 2017 11:29 am

Ronda Rousey social media post suggest a return to the Octagon?

We have not heard much from Ronda Rousey following her devastating loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 in December. It was the second time Rousey lost in her professional mixed martial arts career, coming just a little over a year since her first loss to Holly Holm, which took place at UFC 193 in...

Feb 27, 2017 10:14 am

5 Potential Opponents for Georges St-Pierre’s Return to the Octagon

After months of conflicting rumors and reports, we now know that Georges St-Pierre and the UFC have settled their differences and agreed on the terms for a new contract. This means that we can expect the welterweight great and veritable MMA legend to return to the cage sometime before the year is out. But who...

Feb 27, 2017 8:57 am

VIDEO | UFC veteran Matt Riddle trashes Dana White: He is an a**hole

Matt Riddle may not longer call the UFC home, but the former UFC welterweight still has plenty to say about the promotion’s president Dana White. Now a pro wrestling practitioner, Riddle vented his frustration with White in a recent interview with FloSlam. In this interview, Riddle referenced the multiple instances in which he tested positive...

Feb 27, 2017 7:57 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 209: Full Episode

This weekend, the UFC returns to sparkling Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. The card is stacked to the brim with top talent. In the main event, we’ll see welterweight champion Tyron Woodley take on challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in a do-over of their thrilling UFC 205 majority draw. The co-main event, meanwhile, will pit undefeated...

Feb 27, 2017 7:34 am

BREAKING! Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz strawweight bout is official

Earlier this month, reports of a planned strawweight bout between former title challengers Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz began to surface. While we knew this was a fight both women wanted, however, it was not known for sure if they would actually fight. Now, it’s official. On Monday morning, the UFC announced that this key...

Feb 27, 2017 5:56 am

VIDEO | Dana White: I expect Conor McGregor’s next fight to be in the UFC

In the year 2017, the biggest ongoing story in combat sports surrounds a potential mega fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and semi-retired boxing star Floyd Mayweather Jr. Every week, this potential showdown generates dozens of new headlines, some suggesting its fruition is just a few signatures away, others suggesting it’ll never happen at...

Feb 26, 2017 3:14 pm

Stephen Thompson does not agree with Tyron Woodley’s claims of poor treatment

Stephen Thompson will get his second crack at UFC gold this Saturday in the main event of UFC 209 in Las Vegas when he squares off with Tyron Woodley for the second time in less than five months. “Wonderboy” and “The Chosen One” battled to a majority draw in the co-main event of UFC 205...

Feb 26, 2017 6:41 am

VIDEO | Ahead of UFC 209, watch Khabib Nurmagomedov maul Michael Johnson

This weekend, the UFC will return to Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. In the evening’s main event, we’ll see welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson rematch for divisional gold. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we’ll see undefeated Dagestani star Khabib Nurmagomedov take on the streaking Tony Ferguson for interim lightweight gold. In...

Feb 26, 2017 6:21 am

Michael Bisping: I don’t think we’ll ever see Luke Rockhold again

Back in June of 2016, a widely unheralded Michael Bisping shocked the world by clubbing Luke Rockhold to a first-round knockout, capturing the UFC middleweight title as a result. Since this win, Bisping has defended the middleweight title with a hard-fought decision win over the retiring Dan Henderson. Rockhold, meanwhile, has not been seen in...

Feb 26, 2017 6:04 am

Tito Ortiz: Chael Sonnen is a liar, cheater and a fraud!

Back in January, in the main event of Bellator 170, three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen returned from a lengthy hiatus to take on retiring MMA legend Tito Ortiz. Though Sonnen was able to threaten Ortiz with a submission attempt in the early moments of this fight, he ultimately found himself locked up in a...

Feb 26, 2017 5:46 am

ODDS! Stephen Thompson and Khabib Nurmagomedov expected to win gold at UFC 209

In less than one week’s time, the UFC will return to glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada with the stacked UFC 209. This anticipated pay-per-view card will be headlined by a welterweight title rematch between champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson, who fought to a frequently debated draw back in November. The co-main event, meanwhile, will...

Feb 26, 2017 5:24 am

Jorge Masvidal: UFC will keep GSP “as far away as they can from me”

Last month, a widely unheralded Jorge Masvidal shocked the world by ending the welterweight win-streak of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone with a blistering, second-round knockout. With this win, Masvidal rocketed up the welterweight rankings, where battles with the division’s top fighters now await him. Unfortunately, Masvidal has had a very difficult time getting another fight booked....