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Apr 13, 2017 1:05 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC 210, former light heavyweight No. 1 contender back to the top

UFC 210 took place this past weekend as UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was able to defend his belt against the knockout specialist Anthony Johnson. Following Cormier’s second round submission win, Johnson surprised the MMA community by announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. Johnson said in the post-fight Octagon interview,...

Apr 13, 2017 12:26 pm

Jim Miller: If Conor McGregor is allowed to box, all UFC fighters should be allowed to

The biggest ongoing story in combat sports today surrounds a potential boxing mega-fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather. While this fight is not a done deal just yet, it is the most discussed topic in the game today. The latest member of the combat sports community to give...

Apr 13, 2017 8:10 am

Urijah Faber gives prediction for Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw bantamweight title fight

Urijah Faber, who recently retired from MMA and will soon be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame, is the mentor of reigning bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt. He was also the mentor of former champion TJ Dillashaw, until Dillashaw left Faber’s Sacramento camp, creating one of MMA’s most visible feuds in the process. As such, Faber’s...

Apr 12, 2017 2:00 pm

VIDEO | Craziest MMA knockout of the century with Capoeira kick?

When you think of the craziest knockouts that you have seen in mixed martial arts, which ones come to mind? Being on one of the smaller promotions, Marcus Aurelio’s spinning Capoeira kick that knocked out opponent Keegan Marshall at the North American Challenge 24 event back in 2009, people are still in awe of the...

Apr 12, 2017 11:11 am

VIDEO | Wanderlei Silva sparring ahead of Chael Sonnen fight

Quarta è dia de sparring , aí Vi o Robocop , me olhando de canto ( eu acho ) na oitava troca de parceiros , e disse vamos lá , a chinela cantou , o Homi tem a não pesada , brincadeiras a parte , ter Bons companheiros de treino è fundamental pra qualquer lutador...

Apr 12, 2017 10:37 am

Charles Oliveira suspended by NYSAC

In a shocking move, Charles Oliveira has been suspended by the New York State Athletic Commission for his celebration following his first round submission win over Will Brooks. After winning the fight, Oliveira celebrated as many fighters do, by jumping the cage. That didn’t sit too well with the New York State Athletic Commission, who...

Apr 12, 2017 8:43 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk expects to fight the UFC Kansas City co-main event winner next

This weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s trip to Kansas City, Michelle Waterson and Rose Namajunas will collide in a crucial strawweight contender bout. The winner of this fight could well earn the next crack at the winner of Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Andrade’s UFC 211 title fight – at least, that’s what...

Apr 11, 2017 6:07 pm

Results released for best fight in UFC history voted by ESPN fans

If you had to decide, which single bout would you vote on as the best fight in UFC history? Fans recently voted in a March Madness style voting bracket from ESPN where 16 fights were initially presented and the fans picked what they thought were the best fights in UFC history from their matchups. The...

Apr 11, 2017 1:36 pm

Anthony Johnson’s coach opens up on UFC 210 gameplan fiasco

At UFC 210, light heavyweight top contender Anthony Johnson stepped into the Octagon with UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch two years in the making. The showdown was a rather short one, as Johnson surprisingly opted to wrestle with Cormier rather than use his devastating knockout power to attempt to...

Apr 11, 2017 11:13 am

Anthony Johnson’s coach explains being MIA after Daniel Cormier fight

In the main event of UFC 210 this past weekend, UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson stepped into the Octagon with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch two years in the making. When the fight started, many expected Johnson to look to score one of his signature highlight reel knockouts, however...

Apr 10, 2017 6:59 pm

Anthony Johnson says one heavyweight fight could bring him back to the octagon

Anthony Johnson says one heavyweight fight could bring him back to the octagon Following his UFC 210 title fight loss to Daniel Cormier this past Saturday in Buffalo, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson shocked the mixed martial arts world by announcing his retirement from the sport (watch that here). “Rumble” said the following in UFC 210 post-fight...

Apr 10, 2017 1:36 pm

Coach claims Anthony Johnson’s post-MMA career ‘has to do with football’

Coach claims Anthony Johnson’s post-MMA career ‘has to do with football’ Anthony “Rumble” Johnson shocked fans by announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts following his second-round submission loss to Daniel Cormier at this past weekend’s UFC 210 pay-per-view event in Buffalo, New York. Johnson stated the following in his post-fight interview...

Apr 10, 2017 7:07 am

Retired Anthony Johnson gives new statement on “The End of Rumble”

On Saturday night, Anthony Johnson – more widely known by the nickname “Rumble” – came up short in a light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier, succumbing to a second-round rear-naked choke. Shortly after this failed title bid, the fearsome light heavyweight contender surprised the world by announcing that he’d be retiring from mixed martial...

Apr 10, 2017 5:42 am

Jeff Mayweather responds to Dana White’s “piece of sh*t” comments

There is no bigger story in combat sports today than the story of a possible boxing match between undefeated great Floyd Mayweather and transcendent MMA star Conor McGregor. The latest bit of drama to unfold in this ongoing narrative occurred last week when Jeff Mayweather – Floyd’s Uncle – suggested that the UFC was attempting...

Apr 9, 2017 11:48 am

Anthony Johnson shuts down talk of NFL career

Last night, in the main event of UFC 210, brick-fisted light heavyweight star Anthony Johnson came up short for a second time to reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, succumbing to a second-round rear-naked choke. Shortly after this disappointing loss, the two-time light heavyweight title challenger known as “Rumble” surprised by announcing that he would...

Apr 8, 2017 4:40 pm

UFC 210 Results: Desmond Green defeats Josh Emmett via split-decision (Highlights)

UFC 210 Results: Josh Emmett vs. Desmond Green A lightweight bout between Josh Emmett and Desmond Green took place on tonight’s UFC 210 fight pass prelims in Buffalo, New York. Round one begins and Emmett presses forward with a pair of punches that miss and then a low kick which lands. Both men are utilizing...

Apr 7, 2017 2:03 pm

Don Frye talks about his state of being homeless and multiple suicide attempts

It’s been a rocky road for UFC Hall of Fame legend Don Frye. The MMA legend that helped pave the way in the early days of mixed martial arts has suffered in recent years, going through a divorce and having several surgeries done which caused a brain hemorrhage which forced him to be put into...

Apr 6, 2017 10:11 am

Stephen Thompson weighs in on what could come next for Tyron Woodley

Despite two valiant efforts, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson has now failed twice to swipe the UFC welterweight title from Tyron Woodley. Given this, he will now re-enter the exciting welterweight contendership race in an effort to earn himself a third crack at gold. Speaking with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor, Thompson gave his take on what should be...

Apr 5, 2017 2:09 pm

Dana White unsure of why Daniel Cormier is unpopular among fans

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is arguably one of the most decorated fighters on the UFC roster. In addition to reigning as the UFC light heavyweight champion, Cormier is an extremely accomplished wrestler, qualifying as a NCAA Division I All-American, and as an Olympic wrestler. Of course, Cormier also was the Strikeforce heavyweight Grand...

Apr 5, 2017 12:10 pm

Daniel Cormier calls out Jon Jones: ‘We know he tried to cheat’

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been scheduled to fight former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on numerous occasions, however with that being said, the pair have only stepped into the Octagon together on one occasion. With that being said, just nine months ago, Cormier and Jones were set to have a title unification...

Apr 4, 2017 9:31 am

Gunnar Nelson gives inside info on Conor McGregor’s future & potential Mayweather scrap

Throughout the course of 2017, conflicting reports continue to emerge regarding the status of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight. While reports have begun to slow down, McGregor himself recently revealed to media members at the Madison Square Garden that a fight between he & Mayweather was “very” close. In addition, the lightweight...

Apr 1, 2017 2:34 pm

Scott Coker weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Throughout the course of 2017, boxing icon Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor have continued to be linked to a boxing match. While conflicting reports have continued to emerge on the matter, McGregor recently informed media members at a boxing event at the Madison Square Garden that a fight was “very close” to being...

Mar 30, 2017 10:32 am

Mike Swick attempting to secure Matt Hughes fight

Earlier this month, news surfaced that former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes was looking to potentially return to the Octagon if he felt he could win his return fight. That prompted UFC icon Royce Gracie to release a statement in which he campaigned for a rematch with Hughes, who was TKOd by Hughes at UFC...