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Jan 17, 2017 7:38 am

Tim Kennedy announces retirement from MMA

Long-time UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy has announced his retirement from MMA. The Strikeforce veteran made this announcement, which follows a UFC 206 knockout loss to Kelvin Gastelum, on his official Facebook page. Kennedy’s statement, which thanks his wife, his team, some of his more notable opponents, the military community, and the fans, reads as...

Dec 28, 2016 11:25 am

The 10 Best UFC submissions of 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for those with an appreciation for the grappling components of mixed martial arts. We witnessed the sophomore MMA effort of ADCC champion MacKenzie Dern, who dropped jaws with a modified Imanari choke against Montana Stewart. We saw dozens of dazzling submissions in the cages of Bellator MMA, One Championship, and World Series...

Dec 21, 2016 9:25 am

Floyd Mayweather Sr. critiques Conor McGregor’s boxing

While Conor McGregor may have been denied a boxing license in Nevada, he was granted a boxing license in California. This once again reignited talks of a potential Mayweather vs. McGregor boxing match. While both men have verbally agreed to the fight, there has been no official word on if the fight will ever take...

Dec 11, 2016 1:18 pm

VIDEO | Kelvin Gastelum discusses his dominant win over Tim Kennedy

Former TUF winner Kelvin Gastelum earned an impressive knockout victory over perennial middleweight contender Tim Kennedy at last night’s UFC 206 event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. After a tough first-round, Gastelum was able to utilize his crisp boxing to dominate Kennedy in rounds two and three. The former The Ultimate Fighter winner, Gastelum, battered Kennedy...

Dec 4, 2016 11:47 am

Alexa Grasso to Return to the Octagon on February 4

Earlier this year, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico, Mexican strawweight Alexa Grasso made her long awaited UFC debut against a game Heather Jo Clark. Grasso would win this debut with a dominant unanimous decision, improving her record to a flawless 9-0 in the process. In victory, Grasso proved that...

Nov 28, 2016 8:38 am

Big John McCarthy says MMA officiating career “won’t go on much longer”

Veteran referee “Big” John McCarthy made his first Octagon appearance all the way back at UFC 2 in the year 1994. As such, he and his trademark “let’s get it on” fight-staring line are as much a symbol of the UFC as Bruce Buffer, Joe Rogan, and the Octagon itself. Of course, Big John’s officiating...

Nov 7, 2016 1:56 pm

Coach John Kavanagh Makes His Prediction for Alvarez vs. McGregor

UFC 205, which will mark the UFC’s long awaited debut in New York City, is now just days away. As this mammoth card draws ever closer, fans, media members, fighters, and other MMA personalities have begun to offer up their predictions on the main event: a lightweight title fight between divisional king Eddie Alvarez and...

Nov 4, 2016 8:54 am

Diego Sanchez Turns Up the Crazy at UFC Mexico Press Conference

Diego Sanchez is known primarily for two things: his wild, all-action fighting style inside the cage, and his often bizarre behaviour outside of it. The latest display of his out-of-cage antics occured at the official press conference for UFC Fight Night 98, which will go down in Mexico City, Mexico this Saturday night. On the evening’s...

Nov 4, 2016 7:38 am

VIDEO | Cleveland Fan Snuffs Chicago Fan in Post World Series Street Fight

https://twitter.com/Valli_Swag7/status/794040386763313152 On Wednesday night, The Chicago Cubs put an end to one of the longest championship droughts in professional sports –  108 years, to be exact – with a defeat of the Cleveland Indians. The long struggling team overcame a deficit of three games to clinch the series in game 7 with an 8–7 win...

Nov 1, 2016 5:59 am

Conor McGregor on Diaz Bouts: “I Had to Fight a Guy Three Times the Size of Me”

After dominating the UFC featherweight divisions throughout 2015, UFC superstar Conor McGregor has spent the duration of 2016 thus far in the welterweight division. In this weight class, which sits 35 lbs north of his former featherweight home, the Irish star engaged in a pair of unforgettable battles with Stockton’s Nate Diaz, coming up short in...

Oct 26, 2016 1:03 pm

Report | Fedor Emelianenko is Training for a Fight

Good news for fans of Fedor Emelianenko! According to a report from Russian journalist Alexey Safonov, the heavyweight legend has returned to training in preparation for an upcoming bout – though the date, location and opponent for that bout do not appear to be clear. Contracts have also not yet been signed. Fedor has started training...

Oct 21, 2016 9:44 am

Holly Holm sends message to critics

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm has been on a bit of a skid lately. After picking up a spectacular KO win over Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 193 back in November of 2015 to claim the women’s bantamweight championship in an incredibly dominant performance, Holm returned to the Octagon at...

Oct 21, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | UFC Hall of Famer Says He Would Have Protected Kim Kardashian From Robbers

Earlier this month, reports surfaced that Hollywood megastar Kim Kardashian had been bound, gagged and robbed in a Paris hotel room. In the wake of the incident, a representative for Kardashian told E! News that the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was “badly shaken but physically unharmed.” Unfortunately, however, it was also confirmed that Kardashian lost something...

Oct 13, 2016 7:36 am

VIDEOS | Watch Eddie Alvarez’ Battles with Shinya Aoki

In just one month’s time, UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will attempt to defend his title against the organization’s undisputed featherweight champ, Conor McGregor. The two titleholders will share the main event of UFC 205 on November 12, which will mark the UFC’s long-awaited debut in New York City. In advance of this showdown, Alvarez and...

Oct 8, 2016 6:34 pm

Anderson Silva’s son claims his dad is fighting Georges St-Pierre this December

According to Anderson Silva’s son, his father will be fighting former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre (25-2 MMA) this December. Check out his Instagram post below: • Christmas month will be exciting • A photo posted by One Of A Kind (@kalylsilva) on Oct 8, 2016 at 5:49pm PDT The fight would mark the first...

Oct 7, 2016 2:46 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Bas Rutten predicts Vitor Belfort vs. Gegard Mousasi

Tomorrow night in Manchester, England, MMA veterans Vitor Belfort and Gegard Mousasi will step into the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 204. Interestingly enough, while this is the first time the pair will step into the cage together, it isn’t the first time they have been booked to fight. Back in 2009, Affliction...

Sep 23, 2016 11:29 am

VIDEO | UFC fighters sound off on how to beat Cris Cyborg

Think you have the perfect game plan to beat "Cyborg" Justino? You're apparently one of the few. pic.twitter.com/hoFftQ8h5H — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) September 23, 2016 With Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg now officially on weight, and ready to fight Lina Lansberg Saturday night in Brazil, the question is being asked ‘Just how does one beat...

Sep 12, 2016 7:12 am

Homeless Man Offers Thanks to Joanne Calderwood

Last weekend, in the opening bout of UFC 203‘s main card, Scottish strawweight Joanne Calderwood was submitted by dangerous Brazilian Jessica Andrade. Despite the loss, however, the Scotswoman’s visit to Cleveland was not entirely negative. A few days prior to the fight, Calderwood and her training partner UFC flyweight Zach Makovsky were walking down the...

Sep 11, 2016 6:26 am

Dana White reacts to CM Punk’s first-round submission loss

Last night, the UFC took over Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena with UFC 203. Though UFC 203 was headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion Stipe Miocic and challenger Alistair Overeem, the event was perhaps most anticipated for the MMA debut of WWE star CM Punk, who took on 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall on the...

Aug 20, 2016 6:26 pm

UFC 202 Results: Raquel Pennington defeats Elizabeth Phillips

A women’s bantamweight bout between Raquel Pennington and Elizabeth Phillips took place on tonight’s UFC 202 prelims in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Pennington takes the center of the cage. Phillips leaps in with a jab that misses. She lands a short leg kick. Raquel lands a kick to the body. Phillips pumps her...

Jul 14, 2016 10:26 am

Rashad Evans questions Jon Jones’ legacy following USADA violation

Prior to UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the card just 2 days before fight night after being notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Jones returned to Albuquerque New Mexico to be with him family, while preparing for his hearing with the NSAC. In the wake of the...

May 29, 2016 8:19 pm

UFN 88 Results: Rick Story defeats Tarec Saffiedine via decision

A welterweight bout featuring fomrer Strikeforce champ Tarec Saffiedine (16-5 MMA) taking on Rick Story (19-8 MMA) took place on the main card of UFC Fight Night 88 tonight in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Story opens with a big leg kick. Saffiedine with a body kick but Story catches it and smacks him...

May 29, 2016 6:34 pm

UFN 88 Results: Paul Felder defeats Josh Burkman via decision

An intriguing lightweight bout between Paul Felder (12-2 MMA) and Josh Burkman (28-13 MMA) took place at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 88 event in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Burkman opens up with a leg kick. Josh is circling and trying to keep his distance. Big body kick from Felder. Burkman responds with a...

Apr 13, 2016 11:39 am

Dada 5000: ‘I was pronounced dead’ after fight with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149

There was major concern for Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris after his bout with Kimbo Slice at Bellator 149, which took place back on February 19th. “Dada 5000” was rushed to the hospital immediately after the bout was over, suffering from cardiac arrest, dehydration, fatigue and renal failure. “When I actually fell inside that ring, Kimbo...