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Feb 10, 2017 7:42 am

Jorge Masvidal: I’d take Conor McGregor’s head and leave his arms for Mayweather

Last month, in the main event of the UFC’s most recent trip to Denver, ever-improving veteran Jorge Masvidal dazzled with a second round execution of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. With this knockout win – which very nearly occured in the first round – Masvidal burst into the welterweight top-10, and set himself up for riveting matchups...

Feb 7, 2017 10:31 am

Ahead of UFC 208, Holly Holm determined not to be defined by single Ronda Rousey win

In November of 2015, a largely unheralded Holly Holm shocked the world by clubbing the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey with a second-round head-kick. This massive upset win immediately changed the landscape of the women’s bantamweight division, and really, the landscape of the sport of MMA as a whole. Since this career-changing knockout of Rousey, however,...

Feb 7, 2017 9:41 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza trashes Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 208, middleweight star Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will take on the ever-dangerous Tim Boetsch. Given that Jacare is one of the top contenders in the middleweight division, and Boetsch is on the very fringes of the divisional top-15, the announcement of this matchup was initially a bit of...

Feb 6, 2017 9:56 am

Dennis Bermudez feels fight with Chan Sung Jung was stopped ‘a little bit early’

After a three-and-a-half-year layoff from fighting, Chan Sung Jung did not skip a beat in his return to the Octagon on Saturday. Unranked after the long layoff with doing his mandatory military service for South Korea, Jung took on Dennis Bermudez, who stepped into the Octagon ranked #9 in the official UFC featherweight rankings. “The...


Feb 3, 2017 12:18 pm

Max Holloway and Sage Northcutt join forces and wreck NBA’s Houston Rockets mascot

Gator don't play no games @rocketsmascotclutch @supersagenorthcutt pic.twitter.com/JTmYe8G4u7 — Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) February 3, 2017 An unlikely duo recently teamed up together at the Houston Rockets basketball game. UFC interim featherweight champion Max Holloway and rising star Sage Northcutt were in Houston to catch the game and made an appearance on the court. Holloway and...

Feb 3, 2017 9:39 am

Tyron Woodley explains campaign for Georges St-Pierre superfight

Last year, after winning the UFC welterweight championship by knocking out Robbie Lawler in the very first round of their UFC 201 scrap, newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley immediately began to call for a superfight with either former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, or MMA veteran Nick Diaz. While the idea of a potential...

Feb 2, 2017 9:33 am

Neil Magny fires back at Jorge Masvidal

Following Jorge Masvidal’s impressive ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ win over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone this past weekend, the streaking welterweight contender found himself being offered a fight against Demian Maia. Masvidal accepted the bout, and Maia was sent the potential bout. Maia turned the fight down, and fellow top ranked welterweight Neil Magny offered to step up...

Feb 1, 2017 9:28 am

Conor McGregor Game of Thrones appearance? Not so fast

In 2016, news surfaced that UFC champion Conor McGregor was set to star in the upcoming season of HBO’s hit series ‘Game of Thrones’. While the news seemed official, with UFC President Dana White even discussing the situation on Fox Sports Live, that apparently isn’t the case. “I did hear that. I knew a few...

Feb 1, 2017 8:49 am

Dana White has offered Nick Diaz a fight with Demian Maia, is waiting to hear back

Stockton, California’s Nick Diaz is one of the most popular and exciting fighters on the UFC roster. Unfortunately, it’s been years since we last saw the fan favorite in action. Luckily for Nick Diaz fans, UFC President Dana White is apparently making some real efforts to get him back in the cage. Though Diaz apparently...

Jan 29, 2017 7:27 am

VIDEO | Bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes confronts Valentina Shevchenko in the cage

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Colorado, Kyrgyzstani striking specialist Valentina Shevchenko took on respected grappler Julianna Peña. Though Peña was expected to have a significant grappling edge in this purported style clash, Shevchenko instead flaunted her grappling chops, taking her foe down twice in the first round,...

Jan 28, 2017 7:12 pm

VIDEO | Watch Valentina Shevchenko force Julianna Pena to tapout

Valentina Shevchenko earned herself a shot at UFC women’s bantamweight gold tonight in Denver as she scored a second-round submission victory over Julianna Pena in the main event of UFC on FOX 23. Pena seemed to be getting the better of Shevchenko early on in round two, scoring some good knees from the clinch and...

Jan 28, 2017 9:21 am

Dana White gives bold prediction for Francis Ngannou

Saturday night on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’, streaking heavyweight contender Francis ‘The Predator’ Ngannou will face former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski in a highly anticipated showdown. There’s no secret that the fight is undoubtably the biggest of Ngannou’s career, taking a step up from fighting unranked heavyweights, to fighting #7...

Jan 27, 2017 12:08 pm

Daniel Cormier vows to knock Rumble Johnson out

In the main event of UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon to defend his title belt for the second time as he once again will meet heavy handed knockout artist Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. Cormier announced the matchup earlier in the week during an appearance on Fox Sports 1’s...

Jan 25, 2017 10:24 pm

Jorge Masvidal rips Donald Cerrone for ‘taking money from his table’

This Saturday, in Denver, Colorado, top ranked UFC welterweight Donald Cerrone will step into the Octagon against #12 ranked welterweight Jorge Masvidal in a highly anticipated showdown. While the two men initially agreed to fight on social media, for Jorge Masvidal, it goes back much further than that. He spoke on UFC Unfiltered: “The reason...

Jan 25, 2017 10:04 am

Gunnar Nelson hopes to see weight cutting abolished from MMA

One of the most controversial practices in MMA today is weight cutting, a process where competitors severely dehydrate themselves before the weigh-ins for a fight, only to quickly gain this water weight back when the weigh-ins are done. Not only is this practice quite dangerous – it’s resulted in many fighters fainting and being hospitalized...

Jan 24, 2017 6:49 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov on Tony Ferguson: I’m going to break his arm

On March 4, in the co-main of UFC 209, streaking lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will finally go to war. They will do so for interim lightweight gold, while the division’s undisputed champion Conor McGregor enjoys a break from competition to father his first child. In a recent interview with Fox Sports, Nurmagomedov opened up on this...

Jan 20, 2017 9:12 am

Frankie Edgar weighs-in on potential BJ Penn return

Earlier this month, at ‘UFC Fight Night: Phoenix’, UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown with streaking featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez. For Penn, he was seeking his first win in over 5 years as he planned to make a run at the featherweight strap. Unfortunately for the...

Jan 20, 2017 7:27 am

Manny Pacquiao would step into the boxing ring with Conor McGregor

The biggest ongoing story in combat sports today surrounds the possibility of a mega-fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather. Over the course of the last year, there have been ceaseless headlines about this bout. After UFC President Dana White made Mayweather what he called a “real offer” of...

Jan 19, 2017 8:36 am

Floyd Mayweather takes shot at Conor McGregor’s earnings

While negotiations have begun between Floyd Mayweather and UFC President Dana White for a potential boxing superfight between Mayweather and UFC superstar Conor McGregor, there is still an extremely long road ahead before an agreement is reached. Mayweather started the year by offering McGregor $15 million for a boxing match, with the boxing icon leaving...

Jan 18, 2017 11:28 am

Amanda Nunes gives Ronda Rousey advice following loss

After handing Ronda Rousey a 48 second loss at UFC 207 to close out 2016, it may come as a bit of surprise that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is now offering Ronda Rousey advice on how she can make a successful return to the cage. After suffering the first defeat of her career...

Jan 17, 2017 11:12 am

Bob Arum explains why McGregor Mayweather talk is meaningless

To kick off 2017, talks of a potential Conor McGregor Floyd Mayweather boxing match quickly picked up steam as Mayweather offered the UFC superstar $15 million for a boxing match: “We tried to make the Conor McGregor fight,” Mayweather said. “They know what my number is. My number is a guaranteed $100 million. That was...

Jan 17, 2017 11:07 am

Kamaru Usman maps out his ideal opponents for his next three fights

Undefeated Blackzilians staple Kamaru Usman is one of the fastest rising prospects in the welterweight division. He also understands the value of a good, old fashioned call-out, which is why he’s recently campaigned so hard for a fight with Demian Maia. Unfortunately for Usman, Maia politely turned down his offer for a fight. Having accepted...

Jan 17, 2017 5:27 am

Gegard Mousasi blasts his fellow middleweights for refusing to fight him

Gegard Mousasi is looking for a fight. Unfortunately, he can’t seem to find one. Despite being willing to fight pretty much anyone in the UFC middleweight rankings, he still hasn’t been scheduled for a scrap. In a recent interview with Fox Sports, Mousasi shared his frustrations, putting his fellow middleweights on blast for refusing to...

Jan 14, 2017 10:24 am

Dana White gives Ronda Rousey update following UFC 207 loss

At UFC 207, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was on the wrong end of an extremely one-sided beatdown from UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. While leading up to the fight, Rousey was the focus of the UFC 207 promo videos, which built up the hype surrounding her already highly anticipated return, it...

Jan 6, 2017 8:22 pm

Jon Anik opens up on weird UFC 207 broadcast following Rousey KO loss

To close out 2016, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made her highly anticipated return to the Octagon to fight Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 207. While Rousey was the focus of the promotional videos leading up to the fight, when the pair stepped in the Octagon, it was UFC women’s...

Jan 6, 2017 11:21 am

Rose Namajunas explains callout of “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson

Long-time strawweight contender Rose Namajunas is currently riding a loss to Karolina Kowalkiewicz, and she knows just who she wants to fight to bounce back from that loss. The ever-entertaining strawweight has been vocal in her desire for a fight with “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson, who scored a first-round submission win over Paige VanZant...