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Aug 23, 2015 9:20 pm

Max Holloway calls out Frankie Edgar, wants top-contender fight in Hawaii

Max Holloway’s win over Charles Oliveira at “UFC Fight Night 74” may have been anti-climactic and indecisive, but “Blessed” made it clear he has no interest in a rematch with “Do Bronx”. Instead, Holloway is looking to take a step up in competition by challenging Frankie Edgar for featherweight supremacy at a potential UFC event...

Aug 22, 2015 10:35 am

Frank Mir: ‘Werdum vs. Velasquez Is A 50/50 Fight’

The UFC heavyweight title will once again be on the line when Fabricio Werdum meets Cain Velasquez in the octagon. The rematch will take place at a yet to be announced venue and date, but fans and fighters have already started debating how the second fight will go down. There are plenty who point to...

Aug 21, 2015 2:59 pm

Velasquez Comes Out As Slight Favorite Over Champ Werdum

Fabricio Werdum shocked the world (again) when he beat UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in Mexico City this past June. However, with the rematch announced, it appears that oddsmakers aren’t ready to give him the nod. According to the current odds on BestFightOdds.com, the former champ is actually the slight favorite. The venue and date...

Aug 20, 2015 4:14 pm

WHOA! Readying For Title Fights, Rockhold and DC Go Hard In The Gym

Over at the AKA gym there are three fighters getting ready for a UFC title fight. Current light heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, will defend his belt against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 on Oct. 3. Luke Rockhold will look to grab the middleweight belt from champ Chris Weidman at UFC 194 and former heavyweight champion,...

Aug 20, 2015 12:01 am

Fedor’s Training Hard For His Return –– Here’s Proof!

Fedor Emelianenko is busy training for his eventual MMA return. Fans and media are still waiting to see where he will end up and of course, who he will fight. A lot of chatter has been pointing to him going to the UFC, but still nothing even remotely official has come out. Fedor has said...

Aug 20, 2015 12:01 am

Mark Hunt Got A New Tatt And It’s Pretty ‘Super’

UFC heavyweight fighter Mark Hunt will be stepping back into the octagon with Bigfoot Silva at UFC 193. It will be a rematch of what many people, including UFC president Dana White, call the greatest heavyweight fight in history. The fight went five rounds and ended up being a draw. Now the two will get...

Aug 19, 2015 12:10 pm

Andrei Arlovski’s Concerned More With Paying Bills Than Getting A Title Shot

After his crazy KO win over Travis Browne, a lot of people were calling for former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski to get the next shot at the title, and face off in a rematch with Fabricio Werdum. Well, that didn’t happen. Instead Werdum will rematch Cain Velasquez and Arlovski will now face off with...

Aug 19, 2015 11:10 am

‘UFC 193: Lawler vs. Condit’ Set For Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium

UFC 193, which will feature the welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit will officially take place at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium. The news was confirmed by UFC president Dana White, who also confirmed that a rematch between heavyweights Mark Hunt and ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will take place on the card as well. Lawler vs...

Aug 19, 2015 9:00 am

Report: Mark Hunt vs. ‘Bigfoot’ Silva 2 To Take Place In November

A heavyweight rematch between Mark Hunt and ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is being targeted for November’s UFC 193 pay-per-view event in Australia. MMAFighting.com was first to report the news, stating that verbal agreements are in place from both parties. “The Super Samoan” and “Bigfoot” first met at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia in December of 2013....

Aug 18, 2015 6:40 pm

Coker: ‘Bellator’s had no talks with Fedor’

  Will he go here, will he go there, will he go anywhere? MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko still has everyone wondering where he will in fact end up for his return to the sport. There have apparently been talks between his team and the UFC and he’s mentioned more than once that he wants a...

Aug 17, 2015 7:00 am

Assuncao still eyeing 2016 return despite successful surgery

Raphael Assuncao sits among the elite in the UFC’s stacked bantamweight division but is being forced watch the action from the sidelines due to an injury he suffered in 2014. Assuncao has not stepped foot inside the octagon since his October 2014 bout with Bryan Caraway where he dominated for fifteen minutes. The bantamweight standout...

Aug 16, 2015 7:14 pm

Bethe Correia breaks silence and fires back at Ronda Rousey!

Bethe Correia has stayed under the radar since her devastating loss to Ronda Rousey in Brazil at “UFC 190”. “Rowdy” Rousey disposed of her in just thirty-four seconds, essentially making “Pitbull” pay for all the trash talk she dealt in the weeks leading up to the fight. Correia released a statement from her Instagram, explaining...

Aug 16, 2015 3:15 pm

Chael Sonnen’s gives his take on Anderson Silva’s ‘silly’ defense

Anderson Silva’s hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission has come and gone and it was as bizarre as it could have been. Regardless of what hit Salt-N-Pepa songs played during the conference call, the verdict is in and “The Spider” is officially suspended for a calendar year from his failed drug test. Silva claimed...

Aug 15, 2015 12:02 am

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Goes Up Against A Raging Bull

UFC lightweight, the exciting Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, finally got what he’s been waiting for. He will face lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 17, taking place in Orlando, FL on Dec. 19. Cerrone was going crazy waiting for the fight, even recently saying that he wanted to move up to welterweight and...

Aug 14, 2015 1:36 pm

UFC 191 Complete, Official 11-Bout Lineup Revealed

UFC 191 is good to go with an 11-fight lineup set for Sept. 5 in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The main event will be a highly anticipated rematch between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson. A lot of people felt that their first fight was extremely close and Dodson very...

Aug 14, 2015 10:45 am

Claudia Gadelha Injured, Wants Joanna Jedrzejczyk In January

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha seems to be the next in line for champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The two fought before and the champ earned a decision win in an extremely close fight. Ever since the fight Gadelha had been pushing for a rematch as she feels that she won the fights scrap and wants a chance...

Aug 14, 2015 10:36 am

Werdum Strikes Back At The Critics

Imagine beating who many people considered the greatest heavyweight fighter and one of the best PP fighters in the world, then being told it was just because of the thin air. That’s UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum’s world. He dispatched Cain Velasquez in Mexico at UFC 188 in brutal fashion, busting him up with big...

Aug 14, 2015 9:33 am

AKA Has Three Title Fights Coming Up — Who you got?

  One gym, three upcoming title fights, things are looking pretty good for American Kickboxing Academy right now. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his belt for the first time at UFC 192 against Alexander Gustafsson. That fight’s scheduled for Oct. 3 in Houston, TX. Although he suffered a tough loss in his...