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Sep 28, 2015 7:55 pm

REPLAY! Countdown to UFC 192: Ryan Bader vs Rashad Evans

UFC 192 Countdown takes you inside the training camps and lives of six stars as they prepare for life-changing matchups at UFC 192. Two winners of The Ultimate Fighter face off as Rashad Evans returns against Ryan Bader. Evans has been out of action since his win against Chael Sonnen on FOX and is looking...

Sep 28, 2015 7:41 pm

Alexander Gustafsson has some bad news for Daniel Cormier…

Before he chose to make the drop to light heavyweight, Daniel Cormier reigned supreme in the heavyweight division for nearly five years. Despite being outmatched in terms of height against fighters like Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, Cormier remained undefeated and dominated any and all challengers that were sent his way. Now, Cormier is at the top...

Sep 28, 2015 6:12 pm

Dos Anjos: ‘Cowboy will choke when we fight… and he knows it’

Rafael dos Anjos and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone have signed the dotted lines and their championship fight for “UFC on FOX 17” is official. The bout is set to take place on December 19th in Orlando, Florida. “Cowboy” will willing and able to fight on the big stage on any moment’s notice, so performing under pressure...

Sep 28, 2015 5:54 pm

‘So what if Gus ALMOST beat Jon Jones? He got KOd by Johnson!’

Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson will finally be meeting in the center of the octagon at “UFC 192” on October 3rd to decide the fate of the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. There was a lot of controversy surrounding this fight when it was first announced as Gustafsson is coming fresh off a loss to Anthony...


Sep 28, 2015 5:29 pm

Rockhold: UFC should oversee & administer post-weigh-in IVs

Despite the little amount of fanfare leading up to the event, “UFC 192” will go down as one of the most historic cards in the company’s history. United State Anti-Doping Agency’s IV-bag ban goes into effect on October 1st and fighters will no longer be able to rehydrate utilizing IV bags. This has already forced...

Sep 28, 2015 5:14 pm

‘Fedor could have dominated UFC’s light heavyweight division’

When PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko announced his return to mixed martial arts earlier this year, fans and fighters alike were hopeful he would be making his way to the UFC. Talks about where he was going to sign and which weight class he would be fighting in remained quiet until “Bellator: DYNAMITE” fight week. Had...

Sep 28, 2015 4:34 pm

Julianna Pena: ‘My focus is not on Ronda Rousey…’

Despite what the rankings say, it seems as if anybody in the Ultimate Fighting Championship could arguable be two or three fights away from a shot at a title. Bethe Correia was ranked nowhere near the top five when it was announced she would be challenging Ronda Rousey for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship and...

Sep 28, 2015 3:31 pm

‘Mighty Mouse’ responds to Cejudo’s refusal to fight in Las Vegas

Demetrious Johnson is easily one of the most dominant champions to step foot in the octagon. Whether fans think his style of fighting is exciting or not is irrelevant; “Mighty Mouse” has handily defeated any and all competition UFC brass put in front of him. Despite defending his flyweight championship seven times, he has yet...

Sep 28, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Barnett and Hall make major jumps

UFC Fight Night 75 is in the books and some major changes were made to the official UFC rankings! Uriah Hall wasn’t even ranked in the top fifteen walking into Japan, but he catapulted himself into the top ten with his spinning kick/flying knee knockout against Gegard Mousasi. Check out what other changes were made...

Sep 28, 2015 1:45 pm

UFC schedules April PPV in New York’s Madison Square Garden

As we near the end of 2015, there are only two states that have yet to legalize mixed martial arts in the United States of America: Alaska and New York. The fight for legalization in New York seems to be a repeated losing and crushing effort for fans and fighters alike, but nobody will be...

Sep 28, 2015 1:10 pm

UH OH! Randy Couture avoids being asked about Fedor fight during Q&A

Randy Couture has not dawned a pair of gloves inside the cage since his last fight in the octagon with Lyoto Machida at UFC 129. The UFC Hall of Famer has since made his transition to a career in Hollywood along with partnering up with Bellator several times. Couture also helps his son train and...

Sep 28, 2015 1:05 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘My heart goes out to Jon Jones’

Rashad Evans is preparing himself for war with Ryan “Darth” Bader in what could potentially be a title eliminator. “UFC 192” will host the light heavyweight clash and the only thing that could be keeping Evans or Bader from getting a shot at gold is the unexpected return of Jon “Bones” Jones. “Bones” was stripped...

Sep 28, 2015 12:19 pm

‘I need to get more popular if I’m going to get a title shot…’

Getting a title shot in the Ultimate Fighting Championship is a little more difficult than simply climbing your way up the ranks. One of the most recent head scratchers when it comes to a fighter getting a title shot is actually coming up this Saturday; Alexander Gustafsson will be challenging Daniel Cormier for the UFC...

Sep 28, 2015 11:35 am

SHOTS FIRED! Cormier and Gustafsson go at it on Twitter

Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson are just days away from meeting in the octagon, but it seems they’ve already started throwing verbal jabs! Cormier will be defending his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship for the first time against Gustafsson who is coming fresh off a loss to Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. In classic Cormier style, he has...

Sep 28, 2015 11:22 am

UFC strawweight quits her job and moves to Montreal to pursue dream

When you are working toward a specific goal and looking to achieve a dream, only the luckiest of people have moment where everything becomes clear and it all just “clicks”. For UFC strawweight Randa Markos, that moment happened this past weekend when she decided to quit her day job and move to Montreal to pursue...

Sep 28, 2015 8:56 am

BEEF! Rafael dos Anjos and “Showtime” Pettis trade insults through cereal

Rafael dos Anjos and Anthony “Showtime” Pettis met in the octagon at “UFC 185” in March 2015 to decide the fate of the UFC Lightweight Championship. Pettis’ second defense did not go as planned as Dos Anjos dominated their five-round fight to win the belt by way of unanimous decision. Since then, the two have...

Sep 28, 2015 8:34 am

UFC pioneer to ‘delusional’ Ronda Rousey: You CANNOT beat a man

Ronda Rousey will go down in combat sports history as one of the most dominant champions to ever put her title on the line. Throughout her Strikeforce and UFC bantamweight championship runs, she has successfully defended a title seven times in a row and she is putting that streak at risk at “UFC 193” when...

Sep 28, 2015 7:46 am

UFC veteran grills Jon Jones and his ‘little bastard’ kids

Jon Jones found himself in some deep trouble with the law earlier this year in April when he allegedly fled the scene of a hit and run. “Bones” apparently caused the accident and only came back to his car to grab money and then run away again. The wreck involved three vehicles, causing one pregnant...

Sep 28, 2015 5:50 am

UFC Fight Night 75 fighter shows off his nasty finger injury

An athlete’s journey to the UFC can be an emotional ride. Roger Zapata was riding the longest streak of his career before he stepped into the octagon for the first time at UFC Fight Night 75. Zapata put on a great performance in the first fight of the night before the bout was cut short...

Sep 28, 2015 5:09 am

UFC veteran fought in first sanctioned 2 vs. 2 MMA event on US soil

Fans of mixed martial arts fans know there are moments within our sport where you just have to scratch your head and give it a shot. When Bellator announced they signed Kimbo Slice and would be putting him into the cage with Ken Shamrock, it was a confusing decision to say the least. However, it...

Sep 28, 2015 4:35 am

Rashad Evans eyeing UFC title shot after beating Ryan Bader

Rashad Evans has been sitting on the sidelines watching the light heavyweight division go through changes due to a knee injury that put him out of action for nearly two years. The former champion will make his return at “UFC 192” on October 3rd and will be going up against top-ranked Ryan Bader on the...

Sep 28, 2015 1:51 am

WATCH! UFC Fighters dropping training partners while sparring

Helping your training partner prepare for his or her upcoming fight in the octagon is a privilege that not many members of a gym get to experience. There is a certain connection the partner feels with the fighter when they step into the cage on fight night. Watching from outside the cage, the corner feels...

Sep 28, 2015 1:37 am

ConMan McGregor! Fan pretends to be Conor for radio interview — WATCH!

It’s good to be Conor McGregor. The UFC Interim Featherweight Champion’s stock rose tenfold when he took home the strap at “UFC 189” after knocking Chad Mendes out in under ten minutes. If you think he is a mega-star in America, the man is a pop-culture icon in Ireland! McGregor claims the streets shut down...

Sep 28, 2015 1:13 am

Diehard fan shows off his fresh Conor McGregor tattoo

There are casual fans, then there are diehard fans like THIS guy. He made the decision to get Conor McGregor tattooed onto his body and it’s actually pretty decent! TDD of The UG posted a pic of his new tattoo below: Conor McGregor’s popularity seemed to have sky-rocketed after he won the UFC Interim Featherweight...

Sep 28, 2015 1:06 am

WATCH! Dan Hardy breaks down ‘Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson’

In what has become one of the lesser known joys of fight week, Dan Hardy is back to break down another main event in spectacular fashion. Daniel Cormier steps into the octagon to defend his newly won UFC Light Heavyweight Championship for the first time at “UFC 192” against Alexander Gustafsson. Their bout is set...

Sep 28, 2015 1:00 am

WATCH! Donald Cerrone sits shotgun with NASCAR driver!

It should come to the surprise of nobody that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is a bit of a thrill-seeker. Whether he is wake boarding or riding a mechanical bull, Cerrone always runs the risk of getting injured moments before a big fight. Of course he is one of the most bada** human beings to ever step...

Sep 28, 2015 1:00 am

Conor McGregor responds to “ConMan McGregor” skit

Conor McGregor may have a target on his back now that he is at the top of the UFC’s featherweight division along with Jose Aldo. “The Notorious” picked up interim gold at “UFC 189” when he fought late replacement Chad Mendes and had his hands raised before the third round could even start. McGregor sat...