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Sep 8, 2016 8:17 am

Ian McCall once again left without opponent days before fight night

Unfortunate news surfaced this afternoon that popular UFC flyweight Ian McCall has once again been left without an opponent with just days to go until his scheduled fight. In this incident, McCall’s opponent, Ray Borg, has been pulled from Saturday’s UFC 203 event due to an illness according to Fox Sports. This marks the second...

Sep 8, 2016 7:13 am

VIDEO | NSFW – Five times Dana White was really f—ing pissed off!

UFC President Dana White is always one who speaks his mind and isn’t afraid to drop F-bombs in front of the media or lash out directly at fans on social media. White once told ESPN in an interview of firing back directly to fans to put them in their place, “It’s not crankiness. I’m just...

Sep 6, 2016 11:32 am

Ohio Athletic Commission justifies giving CM Punk license to fight

With less than a week until CM Punk makes his highly anticipated UFC debut against Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203, many have begun to question the Ohio State Athletic Commission’s decision to grant Punk, real name Phil Brooks, the license to fight on Saturday. Fox Sports released several episodes of the...

Sep 5, 2016 8:41 am

Stephen Thompson to Tyron Woodley: “It Sounds Like You’re Scared to Fight Me.”

It’s no secret that UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is not particularly keen on fighting number-one-contender Stephen Thompson. Instead, the champ infamously explained on Fox Sports that he is interested in “money fights” with the likes of Nick Diaz and Georges St-Pierre. Unsurprisingly, Woodley’s stance is not going over well with Thompson. On a recent...

Sep 3, 2016 2:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Alexander Gustafsson’s win over Jan Blanchowicz

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson returned to the Octagon for the first time since his split decision loss to Daniel Cormier in October. The win for Gustafsson was an incredibly dominant one, with Gustafsson dominating the fight from bell to bell as...

Sep 3, 2016 9:25 am

Ryan Bader: “Terrible” ‘Rumble’ Loss changed my perception on win streaks

On the night going into Ryan Bader’s headlining main event against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, Bader was riding an impressive five fight win streak, the kind of win streaks that usually lead to title fights. And with victories over Rashad Evans, Ovince Saint Preux and Phil Davis during that five fight span of dominance, a chance at light...

Sep 3, 2016 9:10 am

CM Punk on UFC debut: I s**t myself on national TV, how bad could it be?

Ahead of CM Punk’s highly anticipated UFC debut in just over a week at UFC 203, many are wondering how the former WWE champion will handle the pressure of stepping into the Octagon for the first time in what is not only his UFC debut, but also his MMA debut. Ahead of the fight, the...

Sep 2, 2016 11:16 pm

Josh Barnett Weighs in On Retirement Ahead of Andrei Arlovski Bout

This weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Germany, former heavyweight champions Josh Barnett and Andrei Arlovski will collide in a bout that is rich in implications. The loser of this heavyweight showdown will take a dangerous step down the rankings, probably to the outermost reaches of the division’s top-10. The...

Sep 2, 2016 8:38 am

“CM Punk Moves Like a Wounded Animal”

Next weekend, former WWE superstar CM Punk will make his first foray into mixed martial arts. He’ll be taking on talented 24-year-old Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203. Prior to his signing with the UFC, which was announced on the main card of UFC 181 back in 2014, Punk had no real...

Sep 1, 2016 12:08 pm

CM Punk details run-in with Nate Diaz at UFC 200

Nick and Nate Diaz are widely regarded as two of the most polarizing figures in MMA. While some love the Diaz Brothers ‘no B.S.’ attitude, and jaw-dropping antics inside the cage, others don’t like the pair for the same reasons mentioned above. Ahead of the highly anticipated debut of former WWE champion CM Punk, Nate...

Sep 1, 2016 10:22 am

Rankings Report: Pettis and PVZ take big jumps

The rankings are in following last Saturday’s UFC on FOX  card in Vancouver, and things are looking up for two fighter’s whose previous losses had pushed them out of the top 10 in their weight classes. Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis reclaimed his spot as a top 10 fighter after being knocked out of the rankings at lightweight...

Aug 31, 2016 7:56 pm

Georges St-Pierre fires back at Dana White for recent comments

Wednesday evening, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre appeared on ‘UFC Tonight’ to discuss the rumors regarding his potential return to the Octagon. St-Pierre revealed that he is more than willing to return to the Octagon, however the UFC has his terms, and the pair has yet to reach a deal. In addition, St-Pierre revealed...

Aug 31, 2016 2:46 pm

Finalized Lineup and Bout Order for UFC 203

UFC 203 which will go down from Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena on September 10, is now just over a week away. Here’s the finalized lineup and bout order for the card, from Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem’s heavyweight title fight, to the long-awaited debut of CM Punk, to the Fight Pass Prelims. The Main Card...

Aug 31, 2016 9:19 am

Dana White interested in Rumble vs Bones fight for interim belt

Coming off of a blistering 13-second knockout of Glover Teixeira, many believed Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had earned a rematch with current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. However, UFC president Dana White has different plans in mind. “You can’t blame Cormier. The guy spent money and trained like 3 times and didn’t fight Jon Jones,” White...

Aug 30, 2016 12:09 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Weighs in On CM Punk’s Debut

  One of the most polarizing events on the MMA horizon is the UFC debut of WWE superstar CM Punk. Because Punk has precisely zero background in the martial arts, there are plenty of fans out there who think his UFC 203 bout with Mickey Gall is a publicity stunt that is doomed to fail....

Aug 30, 2016 8:16 am

Conor McGregor Spends a Fortune on His Custom Suits

Conor McGregor’s fashion obsession is no secret. The UFC featherweight champion likes to kick ass and look good doing it. What has been a bit of a mystery, however, is just how much McGregor spends on his look. While it’s still unknown how much McGregor drops on watches, shades, and streetwear, a recent piece from TMZ sheds...

Aug 30, 2016 7:50 am

VIDEO | CM Punk sparring during media event

With just over a week to go until CM Punk makes not only his UFC debut, but also his MMA debut, at UFC 203 in Cleveland, many MMA fans are wondering how the former WWE champion will look in his first MMA fight at 37 years old. The UFC has been running its ‘Evolution of...

Aug 29, 2016 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Commercial break footage of Carlos Condit and Demian Maia full of emotions

This video of Demian Maia & Carlos Condit during the commercial break after the fight ended has powerful imagery. pic.twitter.com/ZoBRhuSVwJ — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 29, 2016 The UFC welterweight division contenders are lining up for a chance to get a crack at the title. On Saturday, Demian Maia made a huge statement when he...

Aug 29, 2016 6:20 am

Dana White on Vince McMahon: “He’s an animal and I respect it”

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey shocked fans in March of 2015 when she jumped into the pro wrestling ring with “The Rock” at WrestleMania 31. Earlier this summer former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar made waves when he returned to the octagon for a fight with Mark Hunt at...

Aug 28, 2016 6:49 am

MMA community reacts to Demian Maia’s submission win over Carlos Condit

In the main event of UFC on Fox 21 in Vancouver, Demian Maia kept his win streak going as he submitted Carlos Condit with a rear naked choke in the very first round. Below are some of the best reactions to Maia’s win: Damian Maia is the real https://t.co/RsUPBd4xtC — Al Iaquinta (@ALIAQUINTA) August 28,...

Aug 26, 2016 2:20 pm

Carlos Condit confident he can avenge loss to Tyron Woodley

It didn’t take newly crowned UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley long to begin calling out fighters for his first potential title defense. Woodley shut down welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson on the post-fight show, where Woodley also called out Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz. With that being said, welterweight veteran Carlos Condit, who makes his...

Aug 26, 2016 3:14 am

Dana White: Rousey’s return will be bigger than McGregor vs. Diaz

This week, the UFC released the PPV ratings for UFC 202, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had their highly anticipated welterweight rematch. The PPV ranked as the 3rd biggest PPV event in UFC history, behind UFC 100, and UFC 196, where McGregor and Diaz had their initial meeting inside the Octagon. Despite the fact...

Aug 25, 2016 11:34 am

VIDEO | CM Punk sparring ahead of UFC debut

pic.twitter.com/4SB25QHpLV — Jessica Hudnall (@LegKickTKO) August 24, 2016 With just a few weeks left until former WWE superstar CM Punk makes his highly anticipated UFC debut against Mickey Gall at UFC 203 on September 10th in Cleveland, the UFC has continued to air their ‘Evolution of Punk’ documentary series on Fox Sports 1. Punk, who...

Aug 24, 2016 5:39 pm

Bellagio hotel releases statement on brawl involving Nick Diaz

News surfaced Wednesday afternoon that Nick Diaz was jumped early Wednesday morning in Las Vegas at the Hyde nightclub in the Bellagio hotel. The initial report stated that, Diaz was on his way to the bathroom, when he accidentally bumped a man. When Diaz apologized, the man’s three friends jumped in and started a massive...

Aug 23, 2016 12:01 pm

Ronda Rousey won’t return at historic UFC 205 card in New York

It’s now been 9 months since former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stepped into the Octagon. After being brutally knocked out by Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193, Rousey’s began her indefinite hiatus from the Octagon. While the initial plan was for Rousey to film several movies in Hollywood before returning...

Aug 21, 2016 3:31 pm

VIDEO | Dana White shuts down Diaz vs. McGregor 3

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor earned a majority decision victory over bitter rival Nate Diaz at last night’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas. Following their epic main event fight, “Mystic Mac” issued a challenge to Diaz asking for a rubber match at 155-pounds. When Diaz took to the microphone he stated that the only...