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Dec 3, 2016 9:35 am

Demetrious Johnson embracing role as “dark horse champion”

Tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada, UFC flyweight champion and pound for pound kingpin Demetrious Johnson will step into the Octagon as he looks to defend his flyweight championship for the ninth time when he faces the winner of ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions’, Tim Elliot. While Johnson has all but cleaned out the UFC’s...

Nov 30, 2016 10:31 am

Demetrious Johnson doesn’t care about being above Conor McGregor on the pound-for-pound list

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson have been neck-and-neck atop MMA’s pound-for-pound list for years. Now that Jon Jones is out of competition with a suspension, however, there is little denying that Mighty Mouse is MMA’s pound-for-pound king. According to Mighty Mouse, however, being the pound-for-pound best doesn’t...

Nov 29, 2016 10:41 am

Anthony Johnson interested in potential heavyweight fight at UFC 206

Earlier this month, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 scrap with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson on December 10th, and would be sidelined until March due to a torn adductor in his groin. While the UFC began looking for a replacement opponent for ‘Rumble’, it...

Nov 29, 2016 8:25 am

Report: UFC seeks to quadruple the value of its TV broadcasting deal

Earlier this year, the UFC was sold by Zuffa, its long-time parent company, for a whopping $4 billion. With this massive transaction, the company’s reigns were handed to WME-IMG, an American talent agency helmed by Ari Emanuel. One of the major discussion points surrounding this sale was the UFC’s television broadcast deal, which is set...


Nov 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris Cyborg confident Miesha Tate will not retire

Back at UFC 205, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate suffered a unanimous decision loss to Raquel Pennington on the main card of the historic event. For Tate, the loss made it two in a row following her UFC 200 loss to Amanda Nunes, where she lost the women’s bantamweight championship in the very...

Nov 22, 2016 9:26 am

CABMMA explains why Claudia Gadelha wasn’t deducted point for controversial kick

This past weekend on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ on Fox Sports 1, top ranked women’s strawweight Claudia Gadelha stepped into the Octagon against Cortney Casey for a highly anticipated strawweight showdown. For Gadelha, the bout was a chance for her to return to the win column after dropping a unanimous...

Nov 21, 2016 1:03 pm

BREAKING! BJ Penn returns to headline January’s UFC Fight Night event in Phoenix

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this January in Phoenix, Arizona. UFC officials just announced that Penn will be squaring off with Yair Rodriquez (9-1 MMA) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 103 which takes place January 15 at Phoenix’s Talking Stick Resort Arena. The...

Nov 20, 2016 11:54 am

VIDEO | Get pumped for UFC 206 with this new preview!

  On December 10, the UFC will return to beautiful Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the first time since September of 2013. The organization will do so with UFC 206. The main event of UFC 206 will see light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempt to defend his title against an old foe in Anthony “Rumble” Johnson....

Nov 18, 2016 11:46 am

Gegard Mousasi: Uriah Hall rematch is for “idiots” who don’t know MMA

Top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi has been on a tear of the UFC middleweight division over the course of 2016. Mousasi kicked off the year by defeating Thales Leites at ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ in February, before making it 2-straight wins as he KO’d Thiago Santos on the UFC Fight Pass prelims of UFC...

Nov 17, 2016 4:54 pm

Yoel Romero ridicules Michael Bisping on social media

The next middleweight title bout could be a matchup between champion Michael Bisping and challenger Yoel Romero. After a devastating finish over former middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 205 over the weekend, Romero and Bisping had a little exchange during the “Soldier of God’s” post-fight Octagon interview as “The Count” was in attendance hosting...

Nov 17, 2016 12:32 pm

Report | BJ Penn aiming to return this January at UFC Phoenix

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) was expected to make his octagon return against former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas at last month’s scheduled UFC Fight Night 97 event. However, due to an injury suffered in training camp, “The Prodigy” was forced to pullout of the contest and October’s UFC Manila...

Nov 17, 2016 10:37 am

Brian Stann calls out Yoel Romero for controversial antics mid-fight

While Yoel Romero is undeniably the #1 contender at middleweight following his vicious 3rd round KO of Chris Weidman this past weekend at UFC 205, Romero is also on the receiving end of quite a bit of criticism given his controversial mid-fight antics. The most notable situation came back in 2014, when Romero was nearly...

Nov 16, 2016 8:39 am

Conor McGregor gives terms for potential Floyd Mayweather fight

The war of words continues between two division UFC champion Conor McGregor, and undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. Following McGregor’s UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez, which saw McGregor score a flawless 2nd round TKO win to claim the lightweight championship, talks of McGregor having a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather began to heat up...

Nov 16, 2016 7:55 am

Dana White defends Ronda Rousey for walking off stage at UFC 205 staredown

Last week, following the ceremonial UFC 205 weigh-ins, the UFC surprised New York fight fans with a surprise staredown between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who will be returning to the Octagon for the first time in over a year at UFC 207, where she hopes...

Nov 15, 2016 1:10 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping swarmed by excited fans while using bathroom at UFC 205

I kept it above the belt @bisping pic.twitter.com/nSR4AqqElq — Fritoguy (@Fritosandbolts) November 13, 2016 While UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping wasn’t fighting at UFC 205, the middleweight champ was on hand for the event doing his Fox Sports 1 analyst duties. When the champ stepped out of the broadcasting booth to use the bathroom, he...

Nov 15, 2016 11:44 am

VIDEO | Fight breaks out amongst fans as Conor McGregor makes his way to the Octagon

UFC 205 was a massive event held at New York’s historic Madison Square Garden over the weekend and UFC President Dana White claims that UFC 205 broke every UFC record. “Sitting here tonight we broke every record in UFC history tonight,” White said to the media at the post-fight presser. “Every record. The only one...

Nov 15, 2016 11:18 am

Brendan Schaub: Miesha Tate is the Best Female Analyst in the Game

One of the big stories to emerge from Saturday night’s UFC 205 – a card that was particularly rich in big stories – was the retirement of female mixed martial arts trailblazer Miesha Tate. Tate’s retirement followed a decision defeat to the streaking Raquel Pennington, who she coached on season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter....

Nov 15, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | The brilliant fight IQ of Yoel Romero against Chris Weidman

Saturday night in New York, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero returned to the Octagon following his brief suspension to fight former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in a pivotal middleweight matchup that would crown the next middleweight #1 contender. The fight appeared to be tied at one round each going into the third round,...

Nov 15, 2016 9:23 am

Floyd Mayweather reacts to Conor McGregor comparisons

This past weekend at the Madison Square Garden, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made his way into the UFC history books as he secured the UFC lightweight championship, defeating Eddie Alvarez via 2nd round TKO to become the first man in UFC history to simultaneously hold UFC titles in two divisions. With the win, and...

Nov 14, 2016 7:45 pm

VIDEO | Analysts Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe heatedly argue Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

UFC superstar Conor McGregor made quick work of the former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 to make history by becoming the first concurrent UFC two-weight world champion. Following McGregor’s masterful display of controlling speed, distance, and mind-boggling precision, sports analyst Skip Bayless claimed that he feels Conor McGregor could beat Floyd Mayweather...

Nov 14, 2016 9:19 am

VIDEO | Skip Bayless Says Conor McGregor Could Beat Floyd Mayweather in a Boxing Match

  On Saturday night, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made history by becoming the first fighter to hold two UFC titles in two divisions simultaneously. He did so with a highlight reel, second-round knockout of lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. Having made history, McGregor is now poised to take some time off to father his first...

Nov 13, 2016 3:20 pm

VIDEO | Brian Stann Compares Conor McGregor to Georges St-Pierre

  Conor McGregor will go down in history as the first UFC fighter to hold two titles in two weight classes simultaneously. He achieved this incredible feat last night, in the main event of the historic UFC 205, when he stole the lightweight belt from Eddie Alvarez with a beautiful, second round knockout. This lightweight...

Nov 13, 2016 11:17 am

Dana White on UFC 205: We Broke Every Record in UFC History Tonight

UFC 205 was absolutely stacked. Though it was hurt by the last minute losses of a Donald Cerrone vs. Kelvin Gastelum welterweight bout and a Tim Kennedy vs. Rashad Evans middleweight bout, it still stood out as the most talent-rich card in UFC history. The lineup was topped by a lightweight title fight between divisional...

Nov 13, 2016 7:37 am

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez explains what went wrong against Conor McGregor

Eddie Alvarez suffered a lopsided second-round knockout loss to Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 205 last night at Madison Square Garden in New York. The loss snapped Eddie’s three fight win streak and also provided history as Conor McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to hold two belts simultaneously. Following...

Nov 12, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | UFC 205 Embedded: Intense backstage interactions, weigh-ins, & more

Tonight, fight fans will witness history as they tune in for UFC 205, the UFC’s inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden following the legalization of MMA in New York earlier this year. The fight card will play host to a trio of marquee title fights, as Conor McGregor looks to make history as he...

Nov 11, 2016 6:05 pm

VIDEO | UFC 205 – Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz have intense weigh-in staredown

The UFC women’s strawweight championship takes place on what many are calling the biggest UFC event ever to take place. UFC 205 will feature three championship title fights with the UFC women’s strawweight title fight between champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz starting off the championship fights. Both women hail from Poland and carry...