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Oct 27, 2015 9:26 am

Poirier: I saved Norman Parke’s career

When Joseph Duffy withdrew from his main event bout of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ against Dustin Poirier the UFC offered Norman Parke the opportunity to step in on short notice for Duffy. Parke accepted the bout, however Poirier didn’t, which brought him criticism from many fans. Parke went on to fight Reza Madadi in the...

Oct 27, 2015 8:37 am

Mendes fires back at Edgar for ‘disrespectful’ comments

After Conor McGregor defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 189 to claim the interim featherweight championship Frankie Edgar climbed up onto the platform the Octagon was on and congratulated Conor McGregor. As it turns out Edgar wasn’t only impressed with McGregor, he also thought that Mendes was looking for a way out of the fight. He...

Oct 27, 2015 8:30 am

Arrest warrant issued for Hong-Man Choi

Things aren’t looking good for former K-1 fighter Hong-Man Choi. According to The Korea Times, an arrest warrant has been issued for the 7’2 kickboxer due to unpaid debts dating back to 2013. Choi allegedly borrowed 1 million won (approximately $900 USD) from a friend back in 2013, and then another 25 million won (approximately...

Oct 27, 2015 8:05 am

Duffy planned to fight Poirier despite concussion

This past weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ was supposed to be headlined by an exciting lightweight matchup between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier. Several days before fight night, it was announced that Duffy had suffered a concussion in training and would be unable to compete. Norman Parke was offered as a replacement for Duffy, but...


Oct 27, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! Vitor Belfort releases new training footage ahead of UFC Fight Night 77

A third bout between legendary fighters Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson is set for UFC Fight Night 77 at the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Nov. 7. Belfort released more training footage leading up to their fight and his camp looks to be in good form. Will “The Phenom” have the edge mentally...

Oct 26, 2015 6:26 pm

FREE FIGHT! Mark Hunt vs. Cheick Kongo (Full)

Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will be looking to recreate their fight of the year candidate from December 2013 when they clash once again at “UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm”. Their last meeting ended in controversial fashion when it ended in a majority draw and it was later tainted by Silva’s failed drug test....

Oct 26, 2015 2:56 pm

Coker: Koscheck/Daley II targeted for summer 2016

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Josh Koscheck (17-10 MMA) signed a contract with Bellator MMA this past June and is currently awaiting his first opponent from the promotion. The former “Ultimate Fighter Season 1” star was initially slated to make his first Bellator appearance this December at Bellator 147, but instead is now being targeted for a January event....

Oct 26, 2015 2:56 pm

‘I’ve Never Seen Jon Jones This Focused…’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones made headlines last Friday, when UFC officials announced that “Bones” had been formally reinstated by the organization. Shortly after the news broke, Jones took to his personal Facebook page to address his fans with the following message: “I am grateful for the opportunity to resume my career and...

Oct 26, 2015 2:18 pm

Dustin Poirier to haters: ‘You really think I’m scared to fight somebody?’

UFC lightweight Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (18-4 MMA) fell under scrutiny last week, when he opted against taking a short-notice fight with Norman Parke at this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 76 event in Dublin, Ireland. Poirier defended his decision during a recent interview with MMAJunkieRadio: “This is the thing I want people to know,” he said. “This would have been...

Oct 26, 2015 1:56 pm

Manager: Jon Jones is aiming for April return to UFC

Jon “Bones” Jones has officially been reinstated by the Ultimate Fighting Championship now that his personal business is settled and fans of the sport could not be more happy. “Bones” himself shared how excited he was to make his return to the octagon in a video, and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier was quick...

Oct 26, 2015 12:53 pm

Dana White: Partnership has been a ‘home run for Reebok’

The Reebok and UFC deal has been a good and a bad thing depending on who you ask. UFC President Dana White clamors that the deal struck between the two mega brands has been a “home run.” “The backlash to Reebok was ridiculous but everybody thinks they know all about this sh*t and they have...

Oct 26, 2015 11:52 am

NSFW! John Wayne Parr’s gruesome gash is not for the faint of heart

When you doctor and corner guys think their funny. Posted by John Wayne Parr on Friday, October 23, 2015 “The Gunslinger” John Wayne Parr is one of the most prolific kickboxers to ever come out of Australia and has one of the biggest fanbases in the sport. With over one-hundred professional fights under his belt,...

Oct 26, 2015 11:46 am

Chris Weidman responds to Luke Rockhold’s “slow” comments

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman faces contender Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rockhold recently expressed in an interview that he was very confident in his match versus the champion, who he feels is “slow, slow, slow.” Weidman sent out a tweet with MMA Fighting’s link talking about Rockhold’s...

Oct 26, 2015 11:36 am

Rockhold vows to finish “slow, slow, slow” UFC Champ Weidman

UFC Middleweight Championship contender Luke Rockhold is extremely confident in his upcoming fight with Chris Weidman at UFC 194., and he has every right to be. He is coming off a dominant victory over former champion Lyoto Machida and is currently riding a four fight win streak. That’s not to say Weidman shouldn’t be confident...

Oct 26, 2015 11:30 am

‘I took 6 years off from sparring’

Robbie Lawler is the perfect example of “never say never”. Fans were ecstatic to see “Ruthless” make his return at “UFC 157” in 2013 where due to the fact that he always gave them a show. Even though his run in Strikeforce was less-than-stellar, fans knew they would always get an exciting scrap when Lawler...

Oct 26, 2015 9:40 am

TRICK OR TREAT! UFC releases new “UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm” trailer

Ronda Rousey is getting ready to defend her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship against Holly Holm at UFC 193 and with Halloween fast approaching, fans of all ages are dressing up like their favorite fighters! Whether it’s a grown man in Ireland dressing up like Conor McGregor or a young woman mimicking Ronda Rousey, the Ultimate...

Oct 26, 2015 8:40 am

Reebok executive responds to Brendan Schaub’s criticisms

Former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub has made his opinion known on the Reebok deal that was struck with the UFC, ultimately retiring from the sport of mixed martial arts with the Reebok sponsorship playing a big part in his decision. Reebok senior director of combat training Michael Lunardelli spoke with the MMA Hour last week...

Oct 26, 2015 7:28 am

WATCH! Miesha Tate manhandles Australian boy band

When pop-rap boy band The Janoskians signed up to grapple with perennial title contender Miesha “Cupcake” Tate, they likely did not know what they were getting themselves into. The group got off to a bad start when they introduced Tate as the “World Champion of UFC female fighting”. Tate may not be the world champion...

Oct 26, 2015 6:34 am

Conor McGregor has a message for future UFC opponents

Conor McGregor has proven time and time again that fans should think twice before they doubt him. Behind every great fighter is a great team, and this situation is no different; John Kavanagh and Primal MMA head coach Owen Roddy help McGregor craft his gameplans and aid him through his training camps that lead him...

Oct 26, 2015 5:54 am

Former UFC title challenger Cat Zingano talks return to the octagon

After several months of sitting on the sideline, “Alpha” Cat Zingano is finally getting the itch to return to the octagon. She is currently ranked second in the UFC’s women’s bantamweight division and after all of her time spent away from the cage she is still a serious threat to Ronda Rousey’s throne. The two...

Oct 26, 2015 1:20 am

REPLAY! Brock Lesnar rocks Undertaker with ground and pound… kind of.

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar stepped into the Hell in a Cell last night at “WWE Hell in a Cell” and battled The Undertaker for the final time. Lesnar was forced out of the octagon after he feel victim to the pairing of diverticulitis and an Alistair Overeem body kick before he found a...

Oct 25, 2015 4:08 pm

Daniel Cormier takes his UFC Light Heavyweight Title for a ride

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier is taking some much deserved time off after a busy year. Cormier kicked off 2015 with a championship fight against Jon “Bones” Jones and even though he put in a losing effort, he still showed that he could be championship material by going the distance. Cormier would return to...

Oct 25, 2015 3:14 pm

WATCH! Ronda Rousey gets the world ready for NFL on FOX

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey has been training for her upcoming title defense against Holly Holm set to take place at “UFC 193” in November. The two are currently in the middle of their training camps for the Melbourne, Australia clash, but that doesn’t stop “Rowdy” from fulfilling her champion-duties of media appearances! Rousey...

Oct 25, 2015 2:27 pm

Fedor Emelianenko dodges 2.5 million dollar question

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the mixed martial arts world when he announced his return to the sport earlier this year. The possibility of diehard fans finally getting the chance to see “The Last Emperor” in the world-famous octagon was exciting, but their hopes were crushed when he announced his signing with a new Japanese based promotion,...

Oct 25, 2015 1:49 pm

Report: Manny Pacquiao will return in 2016, then retire

All signs are pointing to Manny Pacquiao making his return to professional boxing in April of 2016 in what will be his last fight before he hangs up his gloves for good. “Pac-Man” has not competed in a boxing ring since his record-breaking fight with Floyd Mayweather in May 2015’s “fight of the century”. The...

Oct 25, 2015 1:27 pm

Dan Henderson reveals his thoughts on the UFC/Reebok partnership

When Ultimate Fighting Championship inked an exclusive sponsorship deal with Reebok, fighters and fans alike were cautious to celebrate. The partnership restricts fighters from wearing any other sponsor other than Reebok to the octagon which limited the possible income of fighters across the board. Everybody from a debuting fighter to veterans like Miesha Tate have...

Oct 25, 2015 11:51 am

Zingano weighs in on Rousey/Holm: ‘Holm has super-heavy hands’

Cat Zingano has been sitting on the sidelines since her last appearance in the octagon when she lost to Ronda Rousey in just fourteen seconds at “UFC 184”. Zingano didn’t have the opportunity to stand and bang with the champion like she wanted to, but she felt the force and pressure she can bring to...

Oct 25, 2015 9:28 am

Aisling Daly responds to Claudia Gadelha’s Twitter diss

UFC brought the octagon back to Dublin, Ireland with “UFC Fight Night 76” this weekend and the Ireland natives put on an impressive showing! Norman Parke and Neil Seery picked up the wins on the main card, but the natives struggled to get momentum going early on in the night. Lucky for the live crowd...