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Jul 25, 2017 8:48 am

Tyron Woodley says Demian Maia win doesn’t really help GOAT status

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is currently gearing up for the third title defense of his reign at 170 pounds. ‘The Chosen One’ will be fighting submission expert Demian Maia this weekend at UFC 214, where he will look to once again defend his belt. Ahead of the fight, Woodley spoke on the UFC 214...

Jul 25, 2017 6:00 am

Jon Jones admits “great dude” Daniel Cormier’s steroid accusations are getting to him

Yesterday afternoon, light heavyweight rivals Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones spoke on the official UFC 214 media conference call. One of the more interesting moments of this call occurred after Cormier once again suggested Jones had abused steroids throughout his title reign. Though Jones initially ignored this comment, he later went off on Cormier for...

Jul 24, 2017 8:04 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley is a pretty good freestyle rapper

Tyron Woodley is an incredibly talented mixed martial artist – he is, after all, the defending UFC welterweight champion. He’s also a solid analyst, having carved out a nice side job as a commentator for Fox Sports. And as it turns out, Woodley is also a pretty good freestyle rapper. On a recent episode of Sway...

Jul 23, 2017 10:22 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones rips Daniel Cormier, questions how DC’s weight cut is going

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will look to take back the title he never actually lost when he squares off with current division title holder Daniel Cormier at next weekend’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California. The bitter rivals, Cormier and Jones, first met at UFC 182 in January of 2015 with “Bones”...

Jul 23, 2017 7:10 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier get heated during UFC on FOX interview

The highly anticipated rematch between former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and current division title holder Daniel Cormier will go down at UFC 214 in Anaheim, California. The bitter rivals, Jones and Cormier, joined UFC on FOX commentator Brian Stann during last night’s broadcast to discuss their upcoming fight, check it out. Here's our...

Jul 21, 2017 11:06 am

UFC 213 and Bellator NYC estimated pay-per-view numbers released

The estimated pay-per-view numbers for UFC 213 and Bellator NYC have been released and they are estimated to be rather low. According to Dave Meltzer’s report for MMA Fighting, UFC 213 is projected to be in the range of 125,000 to 150,000 pay-per-view buys. According to Meltzer, UFC 213 has brought in one of the...

Jul 19, 2017 8:58 am

Mario Yamasaki still standing by controversial Lee-Chiesa stoppage

Last month, veteran UFC referee Mario Yamasaki caught heat for a rather controversial stoppage he made during the UFC Fight Night 112 main event scrap between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. With Chiesa trapped in a rear naked choke with no escape in sight, ‘The Maverick’ stopped hand fighting the choke, and momentarily appeared to...

Jul 18, 2017 5:51 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at “limp d*ck” Jon Jones, war of words ensues

Over the weekend, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones blasted his UFC 214 opponent, reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, with some pretty significant trash talk. This bit of trash talk served as the spark for yet another fiery social media exchange between the two, which occurred on both Twitter and Instagram. See their...

Jul 17, 2017 8:43 am

Jon Jones roasts Daniel Cormier, promises to end his days of “dry humping”

In little less than two weeks’ time, in the main event of the stacked UFC 214 on July 29, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones will have the chance to settle one of the fiercest rivalries in MMA history. That doesn’t mean they’ve dialled back the trash talk in the...

Jul 14, 2017 2:06 pm

Floyd Mayweather: Somebody get Nate Diaz on the phone!

The fourth and last stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor world tour press conference landed in London, England on Friday. The two fighters conducted their promotion for the fight in a boxing ring and took their best verbal shots at each other. McGregor on the B side took to the microphone first and...

Jul 14, 2017 12:17 pm

Gokhan Saki announces his UFC debut date and gets an opponent

The highly anticipated UFC debut of kickboxing star Gokhan Saki has been announced. Saki, who is considered one of the best kickboxers in the world announced on social media that he will be making his UFC debut in Japan at the UFC Fight Night 117 event at Saitama Super Arena, which takes place on September...

Jul 13, 2017 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson shows off incredible elbows on speedbag

"Moar Elbows" #TonyFergusonMMA #SnapDownCity @Purebodylogix1 pic.twitter.com/kKyLxAYpYi — Tony Ferguson (@TonyFergusonXT) July 13, 2017 Top ranked UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson is currently waiting on his next fight after his UFC 209 interim lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov was scrapped after ‘The Eagle’ was forced out of the fight after being hospitalized. With that being said,...

Jul 13, 2017 7:39 am

Sorry Conor McGregor, Demetrious Johnson wins the ESPY for “Fighter of the Year”

Though Conor McGregor is dominating combat sports headlines in the buildup to his blockbuster boxing match with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr., he came up short in his bid for the ESPY for Fighter of the Year. Though he won the award last year, this year, the honor goes to UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson....

Jul 11, 2017 7:34 am

UFC targets Justin Gaethje vs. Eddie Alvarez, frustrated Dustin Poirier goes off

Shortly after his thrilling TKO win over Michael Johnson – which marked a successful UFC debut – former World Series of Fighting champ Justin Gaethje called out Tony Ferguson. Ferguson, however, didn’t appear to be interested in the fight, and UFC President Dana White later stated that the UFC is still hoping to pair Ferguson...

Jul 11, 2017 6:03 am

Fabricio Werdum to appeal UFC 213 loss to Alistair Overeem

Last Saturday, on the main card of UFC 213, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum gave up a razor close decision to former Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem. This outcome was immediately controversial, as many members of the MMA Community argued that Werdum had done enough to win, and others argued the fight should have been...

Jul 9, 2017 4:52 pm

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC 213 and international fight week

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC 213 and international fight week Robert Whittaker defeated Yoel Romero via unanimous decision in the main event of last night’s UFC 213 fight card, thus capturing the promotions interim middleweight championship belt. With the win, Whittaker became the first Australian fighter in UFC history to become a title holder....

Jul 9, 2017 3:37 pm

Jon Jones plays tweet and delete, takes a major shot at Daniel Cormier

Jon Jones plays tweet and delete, takes a major shot at Daniel Cormier Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones will attempt to reclaim the title that he never actually lost when he squares off with current division champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California....

Jul 9, 2017 10:34 am

VIDEO | Watch the chilling, UFC 214 promo that everybody is talking about

Originally, last night’s UFC 213 was supposed to be the biggest card of the year thus far. Thanks to an unfortunate series of events, however, that title now belongs firmly to UFC 214, which goes down on July 29 in Anaheim California. This card will feature a whopping three title fights. The first will go...

Jul 8, 2017 10:21 pm

Amanda Nunes issues first statement following removal from UFC 213

Amanda Nunes issues first statement following removal from UFC 213 The mixed martial arts world was left in shock earlier this afternoon when current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes announced that she would not be competing in her scheduled UFC 213 main event title fight with top contender Valentina Shevchenko due to illness. Although...

Jul 8, 2017 6:16 pm

Valentina Shevchenko issues her first statement after UFC 213 fight cancellation

Valentina Shevchenko issues her first statement after UFC 213 fight cancellation Valentina Shevchenko was supposed to challenge current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in the main event of tonight’s UFC 213 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Unfortunately for fight fans, “The Lioness” was not feeling well and opted to withdraw from the highly anticipated...

Jul 8, 2017 4:52 pm

Dana White shares an update on Amanda Nunes, discusses future plans for Shevchenko

Dana White shares an update on Amanda Nunes, discusses future plans for Shevchenko Earlier today terrible news shook the mixed martial arts world as current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was forced to pullout of her scheduled UFC 213 title fight rematch with top contender Valentina Shevchenko. Although Amanda Nunes was cleared to fight...

Jul 8, 2017 10:29 am

Tony Ferguson responds to Justin Gaethje’s callout

Friday night in the TUF 25 Redemption Finale, former WSOF champion Justin Gaethje picked up a thrilling win over Michael Johnson in the main event, as the two delivered an action-packed two rounds that ultimately saw Gaethje pick up a TKO win over ‘The Meance’. Following the fight, Gaethje called out top ranked UFC lightweight...

Jul 6, 2017 7:53 am

Jon Jones’ suspension is officially over

The year is 2016. We are days away from the blockbuster UFC 200, a massive card that is topped by a headline-dominating rematch between light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and his arch rival Jon Jones. Anticipation has reached an all-time high, and the violent crescendo we’ve been waiting for has almost arrived. Then, the worst...

Jul 5, 2017 6:02 pm

Report: “Shogun” returns to Japan for September fight night

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, one of the biggest stars to emerge from the now defunct Japanese promotion PRIDE, will reportedly be returning to the land that made him famous this September 23. As speculated, the Brazilian legend’s opponent for this UFC Fight Night will be Ovince St. Preux. This report comes from The MMA Kings on...

Jul 5, 2017 10:03 am

VIDEO | Before UFC 213, watch Yoel Romero score a ferocious, 48-second TKO in his MMA debut

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 213, surging Cuban contender Yoel Romero will collide with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the interim UFC middleweight title. Romero will enter this fight with a reputation as one of the best middleweights on earth. He’s on a 10-fight win-streak. This streak has seen him dispatch game opponents...