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Aug 16, 2016 7:57 am

Chael Sonnen’s newborn daughter fighting for her life

Heartbreaking news surfaced early Tuesday morning that former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen‘s daughter was born 10 weeks premature and is currently fighting for her life. Sonnen, who recently celebrated the end of his 2-year suspension, had been MIA on social media for several days before news broke of his daughter’s premature birth. While details...

Aug 16, 2016 1:55 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor looking mighty quick, Andre Berto approves

[ooyala code=”FsYnRjNTE6_xJbS3zLyqcWyCyRpM7hrK” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”724″] UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been in Las Vegas preparing to avenge his only UFC loss. McGregor gets his chance at revenge on Saturday when he meets Nate Diaz in another non-title welterweight bout. Check out “The Notorious” doing a quick drill five days out from the fight....

Aug 15, 2016 4:58 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre is back at it, gives his fans an assuring message

Vacation's over, now back to work at the gym!https://t.co/rsXI5pVhw6 — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) August 15, 2016 Georges St-Pierre is doing everything necessary to get back into the Octagon to compete once again. Now enrolled in the USADA drug testing pool, St-Pierre is working hard in the gym to ensure that he doesn’t get back in...

Aug 15, 2016 4:50 pm

Coach: Conor McGregor has an “upgraded engine” going in to UFC 202

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be looking to avenge the first loss of his UFC career when he rematches Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202 this Saturday night in Las Vegas. The first fight between McGregor and Diaz occurred this past March headlining the UFC 196 fight card in Las Vegas....

Aug 15, 2016 1:23 pm

UFC targeting Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy for historic pay-per-view card

After nearly two years since a controversial loss to Yoel Romero, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is being targeted to face former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans who will be dropping down a weight class for a middleweight bout, according to Flocombat. According to their sources, the fight is being targeted for UFC 205, which...

Aug 15, 2016 10:00 am

GIF | The evolution of Joe Rogan’s ability to f–k you up!

Joe Rogan Turning Side Kick Then & Now If you aren’t familiar with UFC color commentator Joe Rogan’s martial arts background, the guy is surely one that can talk the talk and back it up. Rogan is a taekwondo and Brazilan jiu-jitsu black belt and definitely knows his stuff, which makes him such a revered...

Aug 15, 2016 10:00 am

Rio 2016 Olympic wrestler gets choked unconscious, yet manages to win gold!

Submitting was not an option for Russia’s Roman Vlaslov when he found himself in a tight situation in the 75kg Greco-Roman competition Olympic semi-finals. Vlaslov was put in a chokehold by Croatia’s Bozo Starcevic and went unconscious during their match (Watch the video here.) Once Vlaslov regained consciousness, he went on to defeat Starcevic to...

Aug 15, 2016 6:00 am

Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping and 6 other bouts announced for UFC 204

The UFC officially announced that Dan Henderson will square off with Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight championship on October 8 in Manchester, England. The UFC finally make it official. Michael Bisping vs Dan Henderson headlines UFC 204, taking place at the Manchester Arena on October 8th. — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 15, 2016 In...

Aug 15, 2016 1:59 am

UFC officially announces BJ Penn to headline UFC Fight Night Manila

The UFC announced early Monday that Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn is set to return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night Manila. Penn, the former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion will meet UFC #4 ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas in the main event of the card, which takes place on October 15. JUST ANNOUNCED:#UFCManila...

Aug 15, 2016 1:14 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Bad Blood: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch veteran Nate Diaz in another non-title welterweight fight scheduled for UFC 202 this weekend. Check out the special 43-minute special put together by the UFC. From the video description: “Nate Diaz’s defeat of Conor McGregor at UFC 196 put a dent in The Notorious One’s invincible...

Aug 15, 2016 1:05 am

VIDEO | Ultimate display of disrespect in Olympic judo match ends with heavy boos from crowd

WATCH: Israeli Or Sasson beats Egypt’s Islam El Shehaby in #Judo #Rio2016 #Olympics pic.twitter.com/3nh6h0UA2e — Zionist Federation (@ZionistFed) August 12, 2016 Etiquette is a major part of nearly every discipline of martial arts. Recently, in Rio for the Olympics, Egyptian judo competitor Islam El Shehaby put on a true display of disrespect after losing to...

Aug 15, 2016 12:54 am

VIDEO | Whole neighborhood shows up to watch wild backyard brawl

https://www.facebook.com/theMMAUG/videos/1023869554329341/ There is something about backyard fights that just attracts all types of viewers and in this case, of all ages. Check out this wild brawl between two game competitors as they compete in front of a crowd of onlookers that range from young children to middle-aged soccer moms. We know there is a lot...

Aug 14, 2016 6:51 pm

VIDEO | Behind the scenes of McGregor’s media day and open workout

Go behind the scenes of Conor McGregor’s recent media day and open workout in Las Vegas. The current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is less than one week away from the biggest fight of his MMA career when he rematches Nate Diaz in a welterweight bout in main event of UFC 202. Diaz submitted McGregor...

Aug 14, 2016 1:47 pm

Report | GSP turns down title fight with Woodley after failed negotiations with the UFC

It appears that newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will not be squaring off with former title holder Georges St-Pierre in his first UFC title defense. UFC president Dana White stated earlier this week that Woodley would be making his first title defense against current division number one contender Stephen Thompson. Woodley fired back...

Aug 14, 2016 12:59 pm

Report | Ronda Rousey will not return at UFC 205

Who will headline UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in New York? According to MMA insider Dave Meltzer, it will not be former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Meltzer recently spoke with Submission Radio where he delivered the following news about a possible “Rowdy” comeback: “I talked to one of her friends a couple...

Aug 14, 2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern’s mixed martial arts debut (highlights)

Strawweight prospect Mackenzie Dern was unable to finish Kenia Rosas in her mixed martial arts debut at Legacy 58, but the current number one pound-for-pound grappler did put on a dominating performance. Dern spoke to MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani about the fight and outlined her future goals in the sport: “I’m always confident in my jiu-jitsu,...

Aug 14, 2016 12:13 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey takes on Ediane Gomes in her first pro fight

Watch former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey score a quick armbar submission victory in her professional mixed martial arts debut against Ediane Gomes at “King Of The Cage – Turning Point” in March of 2011. “Rowdy” would go on to win her next 11 MMA fights, scoring finishes in all eleven contests, before eventually...

Aug 14, 2016 11:37 am

Derrick Lewis says he is returning to the cage at UFC Manila

Derrick Lewis (16-4 MMA) was hoping to get a fight against former champ Fabricio Werdum at next month’s UFC 203 event, this after Ben Rothwell was forced to withdraw from the cards scheduled co-main event with an injury. Unfortunately for “The Black Beast”, UFC officials opted to give Travis Browne the opportunity to rematch Werdum in the co-headliner...