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Jun 24, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training with Ido Portal for UFC 202

[ooyala code=”84bDhkNDE6maz2KeCbtqu609-qhU9dQW” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] Prior to Conor McGregor’s first fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 196 back in March, Nate Diaz poked fun at McGregor’s movement training with Ido Portal, calling it ‘touch butt’. The term has managed to stick, and is now frequently used among MMA fans when mentioning McGregor’s training...

Jun 24, 2016 11:14 am

Nick Diaz wants to fight Michael Bisping, but not for the UFC middleweight title?

Another name has dropped on the list of opponents for the new UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Bisping opened up on his radio SiriusXM show “The Countdown” about recently hanging out with another big UFC draw that has been out of the loop with a suspension, but will be eligible to fight again in August....

Jun 24, 2016 10:28 am

Jon Jones says he prefers to fight like Floyd Mayweather, a winner, not an entertainer

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones won the interim title over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 convincingly. However, after going five rounds with Saint Preux, who came in on short notice, many were quick to criticize Jones’ performance in the Octagon and wondered if he could have beaten the champion Daniel Cormier...

Jun 24, 2016 10:14 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg: I would kill Ronda Rousey

When Cris Cyborg made her successful UFC debut recently at UFC 198 when she knocked out Leslie Smith, the talk of a potential superfight with former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey picked up steam once again. Rousey, who is currently on a hiatus from the Octagon following her UFC 193 KO loss to Holly...


Jun 24, 2016 9:22 am

Dana White: Brock Lesnar could be in for a bad night

In the co-main event of UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to MMA after nearly 5 years to fight Mark Hunt in a highly anticipated matchup. Given Lesnar’s background as a division 1 All American wrestler, it isn’t a secret that he will look to take the...

Jun 24, 2016 9:13 am

Conor McGregor tore ACL training with Rory MacDonald prior to UFC 189

Prior to UFC 189, where Conor McGregor was initially slated to fight Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight championship, McGregor injured his knee prior to the bout. Aldo then injured his ribs, and was replaced by Chad Mendes, who McGregor defeated via TKO to claim the interim featherweight championship. Unbeknownst to the MMA community, McGregor...

Jun 24, 2016 9:04 am

Rafael dos Anjos: “I don’t see Conor winning this fight”

Earlier this year, Conor McGregor was slated to fight Rafael dos Anjos in a highly anticipated fight in the main event of UFC 196 for the lightweight title. Unfortunately for RDA, he broke his foot in training, and was forced out of the bout. Ultimately, the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement opponent for...

Jun 24, 2016 8:54 am

Urijah Faber: “I’m not gonna retire”

In the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber had their highly anticipated trilogy fight for the UFC bantamweight championship. Cruz dominated the fight from the first bell, scoring numerous takedowns, and rocking Faber several times throughout the course of the fight. Following the fight, Faber was noncommittal about his fighting future,...

Jun 24, 2016 1:16 am

VIDEO | Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson cracks up opponent Satoshi Ishii during weigh in

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is set to fight Satoshi Ishii in the headliner of Bellator: Dynamite 2 on June 24. Fighters from the card weighed in on Thursday and “Rampage” took the spotlight of the weigh-ins as he went and faced off with Ishii (at 37:56 of the video). In typical “Rampage” fashion, the former UFC...

Jun 23, 2016 10:12 pm

VIDEO | Felice Herrig competes on American Ninja Warrior 2016

Last year, UFC women’s strawweight fighter Felice Herrig competed in American Ninja Warrior. Unfortunately for Herrig, she went out on the very first obstacle, putting an end to her hopes of winning the competition for that season. This season, Herrig got another crack at the competition in Oklahoma City. See the replay of her run...

Jun 23, 2016 10:02 pm

Cris Cyborg on Ronda Rousey fight: “This fight has to happen”

For years now there has been talk regarding a superfight between WMMA legend Cris Cyborg, and Ronda Rousey. While Rousey is no longer the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Cris Cyborg recently made her successful UFC debut against Leslie Smith at UFC 198, reigniting the talk of a potential Rousey superfight. Recently, UFC President Dana White...

Jun 23, 2016 9:51 pm

Paige VanZant turns down WWE offer

Top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant announced Thursday morning on SportsCenter that she would be returning to the Octagon in August to fight Bec Rawlings. Prior to that however, VanZant was offered an opportunity to do an appearance in the ring at a WWE event. In addition, VanZant was offered an opportunity to appear...

Jun 23, 2016 8:17 pm

Chad Mendes reportedly fails drug test for growth hormone releaser

Earlier this month, news broke that top ranked UFC featherweight Chad Mendes had been flagged for a USADA violation following a random out-of-competition drug test. Mendes was quick to own up to the mistake, saying “I didn’t do my homework and that was a big mistake. I own it and I’m going to pay for...

Jun 23, 2016 1:35 pm

Canelo Alvarez on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 1: ‘Diaz didn’t beat him that night’

Canelo Alvarez, one of boxing’s biggest stars has fought in different weight classes to make the big fights happen. With MMA’s big fight between two competitors that are usually one weight class apart, Canelo was recently asked about the rematch between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and lightweight threat Nate Diaz set for UFC 202...

Jun 23, 2016 1:02 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov shows off brutal ground & pound

[ooyala code=”MxZ2hjNDE6Kg4yfmOFsoyusalV0LNbv2″ player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently coming off a big win over Darrell Horcher in April after nearly two years away from the Octagon. While Nurmagomedov is currently taking time off from the Octagon in observance of Ramadan, however ‘The Eagle’ is still in the gym training in...

Jun 23, 2016 11:24 am

Daniel Cormier brings in 6’9 kickboxer to help him train for UFC 200

On July 9th, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of the historic UFC 200 card. Ahead of the rematch, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has enlisted the help of professional kickboxer and mixed martial artist Chi Lewis-Parry. Lewis-Parry...

Jun 23, 2016 11:09 am

Sage Northcutt looking absolutely shredded ahead of UFC 200

Young UFC star Sage Northcutt is looking to bounce back from his first professional loss as he is set to take on Enrique Marin at UFC 200. The 20-year-old star is looking like he is terrific shape ahead of the fight taking place next month. Recharging up! #RechargeIsComing A photo posted by Sage Northcutt (@supersagenorthcutt)...

Jun 23, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | #TBT Nate Diaz on CM Punk: ‘F**k him’

With the UFC’s official announcement of Phil “CM Punk” Brooks set to fight Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in Cleveland, we take a look back at the now prize fighting Nate Diaz in his interview talking about the UFC signing the former WWE superstar. When CM Punk first signed with the UFC back in 2014,...

Jun 23, 2016 10:27 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar weighs in on UFC 200, Conor McGregor returning to 145

Ahead of UFC 200, there has been a lot of talk in regards to Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar’s interim featherweight title fight, which takes place on the main card of the historic event. Back in 2013, Jose Aldo defeated Edgar, retaining his featherweight championship in the process. On the heels of Aldo’s first loss...

Jun 23, 2016 10:14 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant announces fight with Bec Rawling on SportsCenter

Thursday morning, popular UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant appeared on SportsCenter to announce her return to the Octagon following a stellar season on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. VanZant revealed that she would be fighting Bec Rawlings on August 27th at UFC on FOX 21. Rawlings will be riding a 2-fight win streak into the...

Jun 23, 2016 10:02 am

VIDEO | Dana White nearly faints during TUF 23 coaches challenge

The coaches challenge on season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter took an unexpected turn when UFC President Dana White upped the stakes by getting involved. Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had to shoot targets, when the bullseye on the target was hit, the opposing coach was dropped from a platform into a giant tub of...

Jun 23, 2016 9:47 am

Three UFC stars nominated for 2016 ESPY Awards

Every year ESPN holds their annual ‘ESPY Awards’. This year, WWE superstar John Cena will be hosting the awards show, which goes down July 13th. The UFC will be well represented at the awards show, as 3 UFC stars have been nominated for awards at the highly anticipated event. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has...

Jun 23, 2016 8:00 am

Paige VanZant officially returns to the Octagon in August

Good news for top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant! It appears as though ’12 Gauge’ will get her wish, and will be making her Octagon return sooner rather than later. Following her appearance on season 22 of ABC’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ VanZant expressed her desire to return to the Octagon soon given that...

Jun 23, 2016 7:50 am

GSP wants Conor McGregor or Nate Diaz: “If it’s what the fans want…”

Since former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced that he would be taking an indefinite hiatus from MMA following his 2013 split decision win over Johny Hendricks, there has been much speculation as to when GSP would return to the Octagon. Following Michael Bisping’s historic win over Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199,...