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Mar 3, 2017 8:15 am

Report: “Platinum” Mike Perry Returns to the Octagon at ‘UFC Nashville’

“Platinum” Mike Perry is poised for a return to the Octagon. The fan favorite welterweight will be taking on Jake Ellenberger at ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’, which goes down on April 22nd on Fox Sports 1 at the Bridgestone Arena according to the Los Angeles Daily News. This bout will be Perry’s fourth in the...

Mar 3, 2017 8:01 am

Mark Hunt continues verbal onslaught of Brock Lesnar

It has now been nearly eight months since former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt stepped into the Octagon together at UFC 200. In that fight, Lesnar was awarded a unanimous decision win after using his wrestling to take Hunt down repeatedly throughout the course of the three round scrap. Ultimately...

Mar 2, 2017 4:03 pm

Tyron Woodley doesn’t want to talk about Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping

During negotiations regarding the return of Georges St-Pierre, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was mentioned as a potential opponent for the former welterweight kingpin given the fact that Woodley holds the belt once held by Georges St-Pierre. With that being said, GSP has now signed a new multi-fight UFC contract, and will now fight UFC...

Mar 2, 2017 10:19 am

Michael Bisping defends choice to fight Georges St-Pierre over Yoel Romero

Later this year, at a to-be-determined date, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will defend his title. He will not, however, defend that title against Yoel Romero, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Luke Rockhold, Chris Weidman, Gegard Mousasi, Robert Whittaker, or any other member of the middleweight top-10. Instead, he’ll defend it against former welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre, who...

Mar 2, 2017 9:15 am

Coach John Kavanagh details his ideal next fights for Conor McGregor

Shortly after winning the UFC lightweight title with a beautiful, second-round knockout of Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor set his sights on a game-changing boxing match with semi-retired boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Whether this fight actually happens is still very difficult to say, but it remains the Irishman’s singular focus. McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh, however,...

Mar 1, 2017 11:43 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov gives prediction for UFC 209

This Saturday in Las Vegas, undefeated Dagestani superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov will look to extend his undefeated streak and capture the interim UFC lightweight championship when he steps into the Octagon with streaking lightweight Tony Ferguson for a highly anticipated showdown. Ahead of the fight, the pair have traded quite a bit of trash talk back...

Feb 28, 2017 9:35 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t plan to wait for Conor McGregor after UFC 209

This Saturday, undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will step into the Octagon against streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated showdown for the interim UFC lightweight title in the co-main event of a stacked card. In addition to the pair finally stepping into the Octagon together after having the fight fall through on several...

Feb 26, 2017 3:33 pm

Demian Maia set to return in the main event of UFC Nashville against Jorge Masvidal

Top UFC welterweight contender Demian Maia has opted to take another fight instead of waiting for the winner of next weekend’s UFC 209 main event title fight between Stephen Thompson and Tyron Woodley. According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Combate, the submission specialist has agreed to square off with Jorge Masvidal in the...

Feb 25, 2017 12:01 am

Stephen Thompson explains why he’d “hate” to fight Georges St-Pierre

UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson’s affiliation with Tristar is well documented. Prior to ‘Wonderboy’ making the transition from kickboxing to MMA, the undefeated kickboxer trained at Tristar under coach Firas Zahabi, alongside the likes of UFC legend Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald, where he helped St-Pierre train for several bouts, including his scrap with...

Feb 22, 2017 10:22 am

UFC 209 Woodley vs. Thompson 2: Official Fight Card

The next UFC fight card on the horizon is UFC 209, a stacked pay-per-view that will emanate from Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena on March 4. This anticipated fight card will be headlined by a welterweight title rematch between Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, who fought to an action-packed draw in the...

Feb 21, 2017 1:49 pm

UFC 209 broadcast team announced

In just two weeks, fight fans will tune into a highly anticipated night of fights for UFC 209 on March 4th. The event will be headlined by a welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson, in a fight which will serve as a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC welterweight championship. The first...

Feb 17, 2017 6:44 am

Robert Whittaker on Gegard Mousasi: I’ll fight him “after my bloody holiday”

Last month, a frustrated Gegard Mousasi put the majority of the UFC middleweight division on blast, criticizing its elite players for not accepting a fight with him. One fighter who took a hit in the Dutchman’s scathing rant was Australian contender Robert Whittaker, who has been enjoying a bit of time off with family in...

Feb 16, 2017 7:01 am

Derek Brunson now reportedly not appealing Anderson Silva loss

At UFC 208, Derek Brunson stepped into the Octagon with former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva for a highly anticipated scrap. After three rounds, Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, the stats saw Brunson winning the fight. After a period of frustration from Brunson, and an announcement that Holly Holm would...

Feb 15, 2017 8:08 pm

Derrick Lewis weighs in on Edmond Tarverdyan ahead of Travis Browne fight

With just days to go until Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Halifax’, talks regarding how Travis Browne will look under Edmond Tarverdyan have continued to surface. Prior to Browne’s UFC 181 scrap with Brendan Schaub in 2014, Browne began training under Edmond Tarverdyan...

Feb 15, 2017 2:56 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption” cast has been revealed

The new cast for the upcoming “Ultimate Fighter: Redemption” has been revealed. The popular reality series will feature a bunch of familiar faces including former UFC lightweight title challenger Joe Stevenson. The 25th edition of The Ultimate Fighter will be coached by current UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and his former teammate and former 135-pound...

Feb 15, 2017 12:48 pm

EXCLUSIVE | ‘The Korean Zombie’ hoping for an arena full of zombies at next fight

Even after three-and-a-half years, “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung didn’t skip a beat in his return to competition in the UFC. Jung stepped into the Octagon to take on then-#9 UFC ranked featherweight Dennis Bermudez after taking time off to fulfill his mandatory service in the military for South Korea. Jung took the opportunity...

Feb 15, 2017 7:47 am

Tyron Woodley: Holly Holm should take a break from fighting

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 208, former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm lost a controversial decision to Germaine de Randamie, failing her bid to become the UFC’s first ever female featherweight champion as a result. With this loss, Holm fell onto a three-fight losing streak, as she has was defeated by Miesha...

Feb 14, 2017 8:27 am

Derek Brunson statement on Anderson Silva loss

This past weekend at UFC 208, MMA icon Anderson Silva snapped a 2-fight skid as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Derek Brunson in a highly anticipated scrap between two of the most exciting fighters in the middleweight division. Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, many believe Brunson won...

Feb 13, 2017 12:15 pm

UFC discloses their hefty economic impact in New York from UFC 205

The UFC hosts events all over the world throughout the year that fighters, staff, and fans travel to be in attendance for. The impact that the UFC brings with their events stimulates the local economy where the events are held, especially ones that have massive draws on the card, such as UFC 205 that featured...

Feb 12, 2017 8:29 am

Dana White explains how he scored controversial Silva vs. Brunson fight

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 208, former middleweight king and veritable MMA legend Anderson “The Spider” Silva attempted to correct a four-year win drought against rising middleweight contender Derek Brunson. After three slow rounds of action, which saw Brunson hesitate to engage, and Silva wait for rare opportunities to counter, Silva succeeded on this...

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...