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Oct 18, 2016 5:49 pm

UFC to layoff off 60 to 80 employees in massive shake up

The new owners of the UFC are apparently looking to clean house and are laying off between 60 to 80 employees, UFC insiders confirmed. The mass lay-offs follow recent reports of low morale at the UFC’s Las Vegas HQ, with one employee likening the atmosphere as “like a morgue”. WME-IMG’s self-stated goal is “to eliminate...

Oct 18, 2016 5:09 pm

Diego Sanchez returns at UFC Fight Night 93: Mexico City

Diego Sanchez will return to the octagon for at least one more fight when he takes on Polish leg-lock specialist Marcin Held on November 5 and UFC Fight Night 98 in Mexico City. Sanchez is coming off of the first knockout loss of his career after Joe Lauzon made quick work of him in the...

Oct 18, 2016 3:53 pm

Dana White posts video of Joanna Jedrzejczyk practicing nasty standing elbows ahead of UFC 205 title fight

Joanna Jedrzejczyk appears to be training hard for her upcoming title fight against fellow Polish woman’s MMA standout Karolina Kowalkiewicz. UFC president Dana White posted a video of the woman’s 115-pound champion training Muay Thai and some nasty standing elbows ahead of her title fight with Kowalkiewicz at UFC 205 on November 12. Take a look at Joanna’s...

Oct 18, 2016 1:36 pm

Robbie Lawler training, “always” ready to fight Georges St-Pierre

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler is coming off a devastating 1st round KO loss to Tyron Woodley in the main event of UFC 201 back in August which saw him lose the UFC welterweight championship. Following the loss, it appeared as though Lawler was poised for a quick turnaround when it was announced that...

Oct 18, 2016 12:53 pm

Chris Weidman to Appear Alongside Kevin James in CBS Sitcom

On November 12, on the main card of UFC 205, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will look to get back on track after losing his title to Luke Rockhold almost a year ago. His opportunity to do so will come against Cuba’s Yoel Romero, a former Olympian who has not lost a fight since...

Oct 18, 2016 12:24 pm

Daniel Cormier wishing for a big payday from Georges St-Pierre

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is set to defend his title against Anthony Johnson at UFC 206 on December 10. The pay-per-view card is taking place in Toronto, Canada and many were expecting the return of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre to be announced for the card. However, on Monday, St-Pierre announced on...

Oct 18, 2016 11:52 am

Georges St-Pierre’s attorney opens up on contract dispute with UFC

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre may have been close to finalizing a deal with the UFC that would have seen him return to the Octagon , however this week it was revealed by St-Pierre that he was officially a free agent after negotiations with the UFC failed. With that being said, earlier this month,...

Oct 18, 2016 10:27 am

Michael Bisping eyeing fight with Chris Weidman

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is fresh off his UFC 204 unanimous decision win over Dan Henderson earlier this month, and already has his sights set on another potential top contender. Following Bisping’s win over Henderson, he used his post-fight Octagon interview to take shots the top of the middleweight division, saying: “Forgive my language…all...

Oct 18, 2016 10:23 am

VIDEO | The Korean Zombie is Back, and He Wants BJ Penn!

Zombie's back from the dead!The most exciting FW in the UFC is finally back! He wants BJ Penn!UFC 페더급 최고의 파이터 정찬성이 드디어 돌아왔다!2년여의 공백에서 정찬성이 얻은 것은 과연 무엇일까?코리안 좀비의 모든 것을 알아보자!#MMA #UFC #Comeback #monsterzym#몬스터짐 #코리안좀비 #정찬성 #코좀 #koreanzombie Posted by 몬스터짐 www.monsterzym.com on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 South Korea’s Chan Sung Jung...

Oct 18, 2016 9:41 am

Medical Examiner: Josh Samman’s roommate died from “multi-drug toxicity”

Last month, tragic news surfaced that UFC middleweight Josh Samman was found unresponsive in his Florida apartment along with his roommate, MMA announcer Troy Tirkingburg, who was found dead. Samman was taken the the hospital, where he reportedly remained in a coma which trying to recover. There were no updates immediately given on Samman’s condition,...

Oct 18, 2016 9:12 am

Brendan Schaub: Georges St-Pierre should go to Bellator

Although former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre stated earlier this month that he would have news regarding his return fight with the UFC in the coming weeks, ‘Rush’ revealed earlier this week that he has gotten out of his contract with the UFC, and is officially a free agent in the MMA world. That was...

Oct 18, 2016 8:48 am

Anderson Silva apologizes for comments about UFC

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still unhappy with the UFC brass given that they didn’t force UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor to take a fight with him after his UFC 202 majority decision win over Nate Diaz, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has taken a step back. After it was announced...

Oct 18, 2016 8:09 am

Georges St-Pierre responds to Dana White’s claims that he doesn’t want to fight

Although the UFC and former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre were reportedly close to finalizing a deal that would see St-Pierre make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon in the near-future, St-Pierre and the UFC are now at odds after St-Pierre announced that he was a free agent, and the UFC refuted the claims. St-Pierre,...

Oct 18, 2016 6:49 am

GSP Denies Aldo’s Claim that he Asked the UFC for $10 Million

On Yesterday’s episode of The MMA Hour, Canadian welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre dumped the fight game on its head by announcing that he’d terminated his UFC contract, and that he planned to explore free agency. Though the UFC quickly released a statement to the contrary, it’s clear that St-Pierre and the organization are not seeing...

Oct 18, 2016 6:11 am

Jordan Mein to Make Octagon Return Against Debuting Emil Meek

Back in September, it was announced that Canadian MMA veteran Jordan Mein (29-10) would be emerging from a short-lived retirement to make a UFC return. Today, the opponent for that return came to light. The returning veteran will take on Norway’s Emil Meek (8-2-1) at UFC 206. The card will emanate from the Air Canada...

Oct 17, 2016 7:47 pm

UFC releases a statement and claims Georges St-Pierre is still under contract

Big news hit the MMA community on Monday. During Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made a shocking announcement. The former king of the UFC welterweight division announced that with the help of his legal team, he was now a free agent and no longer under a contract with...

Oct 17, 2016 5:50 pm

Miesha Tate’s boyfriend Bryan Caraway takes blame for Nunes loss at UFC 200

Miesha Tate’s boyfriend has taken her loss to Amanda Nunes quite personally. In fact, Bryan Caraway feels it’s his fault that Tate lost the belt to Nunes in the first place. Bantamweight contender Caraway doubles as Tate’s coach as well, and recently spoke about shouldering the blame for his girlfriend’s brutal loss to Nunes at...

Oct 17, 2016 5:31 pm

Holly Holm reacts to Ronda Rousey vs Amanda Nunes

The UFC’s woman’s bantamweight division had some strong reactions to the announcement of former champion Ronda Rousey taking on current champ Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. Perhaps the only woman in the division who didn’t react to the announcement with contempt was the very fighter who took Rousey’s belt back in 2015, Holly Holm. Holm...

Oct 17, 2016 4:34 pm

Pros react to GSP’s free agency announcement

Georges Saint Pierre’s announcement of becoming a free agent rocked the mixed martial arts world on Monday. After weekend rumors of GSP possibly returning to the UFC to take on fellow former champion Anderson Silva, it appears as if we won’t be seeing the longest defending welterweight champion in UFC history. Check out what fighters...

Oct 17, 2016 3:43 pm

Ben Askren calls out Georges St-Pierre following news of free agency

Following news of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges Saint Pierre becoming a free agent, ONE FC champion Ben Askren has officially called out GSP. The longtime UFC champ broke the news of his free agency on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, and Askren must have been listening, as he tweeted this just minutes after...

Oct 17, 2016 1:38 pm

GSP Discusses His Options as a Free Agent

This afternoon, the MMA world was tipped on its axis be the news that former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre had entered free agency. This news, of course, was in glaring contradiction to rumors that St-Pierre might be returning at UFC 206 this December 10 in Toronto. Shortly after making this announcement on The MMA...

Oct 17, 2016 12:56 pm

Free Agent GSP Blasts New UFC Owners, Blames Them for Failed UFC 206 Negotiations

Earlier this year, welterweight great Georges St-Pierre announced his intention to return to action after a lengthy hiatus from the sport of mixed martial arts. When it was announced that the UFC was planning to host UFC 206 in Toronto – the biggest city in St-Pierre’s home country of Canada – the stars seemed to be...

Oct 17, 2016 12:14 pm

Update | Mike Perry to Fight Alan Jouban in Sacramento

The UFC’s December 17 trip to Sacramento, California is starting to take shape. Just days after the announcement of its compelling Paige VanZant vs. Michelle Waterson main event, the card’s lineup has gotten even sweeter with the addition of an awesome welterweight scrap. Earlier this morning, reports surfaced that Mike Perry would be taking on...

Oct 17, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones competes in NAGA tournament at Europa Games Expo in Phoenix

Some lucky fans got a chance to see former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones back in competition over the weekend. Jones says he was called out by some of his fans at the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) tournament, which took place at the Europa Games Expo in Phoenix. Jones was present at the...